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LITTLE BROWN BROTHER : How the United States Purchased and Pacifiesd the Philippines

By Wolff, Leon

Oxford; Singapore , 1991. 383pp. Trade paperback, G+, creases on front cover, corner tips slightly creased, no markings in text, end pages are maps, index, bibliography, b&w photos, How the United States Purchased and Pacifiesd the Philippines, . Trade Paperback. Good+.

$15.00

MID-PACIFIC

By Hall, James Norman

Houghton Mifflin, 1928. 299pp. Blue cloth hardback, VG, very light rubbing at corner and spine tips, gift inscription on inside front cover, Collection of writings by the author of his time living in Tahiti, . Hard Cover. Very Good.

$40.00

THE FILIPINOS : Coming to America Series
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THE FILIPINOS : Coming to America Series

By Houle, Michelle E.

Greenhaven Press, 2007. 172pp. Hardback with glossy boards, ink stamped Discard on half title page but no other markings, VG, index, chronology, History of the Filipinos in Coming to America series on immigration for young learners, . Hard Cover. Very Good.

$8.00

PACIFIC TALES
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PACIFIC TALES

By Becke, Louis

Books for Libraries Press, 1969. 323pp. Brown cloth hardback, no DJ, VG, ink #51 on inside front cover, slight stain on front cover, owner name embossed on half-title page, short story index reprint series, 1969 reprint of the 1897 edition, Collection of short stories by Louis Becke, . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$10.00

CHILDREN OF YESTERDAY

By Valtin, Jan

Readers' Press, New York , 1946. 429pp, black cloth hardback, gold lettering on spine, spine slightly faded, upper corner tips lightly bumped, minor rubbing along bottom edge, VG, dust jacket missing, footnotes, several small maps, detailed information from Field Reports, Division Records and personal reminiscences of the 24th Infantry Division in the Philippines during World War Two, battles, sniper fire, diseases, ambushes, injuries, deaths, bravery, jungle warfare, . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$125.00

ARTS OF THE SOUTH SEAS

By Linton, Ralph; Wingert, Paul S.

Simon & Schuster, 1946. 199pp. Over sized black cloth hardback, DJ has small chips and tears along edges, b&w photos, Comprehensive study of the arts of the South Pacific islands, deals with the aboriginal arts of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, and Australia, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+. Illus. by Miguel Covarrubias .

$12.50

SYDNEY PARKINSON : Artist of Cook's Endeavour Voyage

By Carr, D.J. (editor)

University of Hawaii Press, 1983. 300pp. Large heavy hardback, light brown foxing spots on front and rear end pages and outer page edges, few spots on backside of dust jacket, owner name on half title page, index, bibliography, b&w and color illustrations, The illustrations by Sydney Parkinson while at sea with Captain Cook during his Endeavour voyage, 276 finished and 676 unfinished drawings of plants, 83 finished and 212 unfinished drawings of animals and 100 of scenery and people, all before passing at the age of 26 while on the ship, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$85.00

THE RAM KHAMHAENG CONTROVERSY : COLLECTED PAPERS

By Chamberlain, James (Editor)

Bangkok: The Siam Society, 1991. 565pp, trade paperback, minor rubbing around edges, corner of lower spine bumped, light creas on front cover along spine, complimentary bookplate on front end page, chapter references and notes, illus, photos, map, examples of original writings, collection of sixteen scholarly papers discussing the Inscription, linguistics, art, architecture. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$50.00

THE MAN WHO (THOUGHT HE) LOOKED LIKE ROBERT TAYLOR : a Novel
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THE MAN WHO (THOUGHT HE) LOOKED LIKE ROBERT TAYLOR : a Novel

By Santos, Bienvenido N.

New Day Publishers , 1983. 175pp. trade paperback, G+, front cover has a long crease down center and corner tips slightly creased, small scrape on front cover, signed and inscribed on half title page, possibly the author, The Man Who (Thought He) Looked Like Robert Taylor : a novel by Filipino author Bienvenidos N. Santos, . Soft Cover. Good +.

$10.00

ISLANDS OF HISTORY
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ISLANDS OF HISTORY

By Sahlins, Marshall

University of Chicago Press, 1987. 180pp. Softback, VG, used book ink stamped on bottom edge, index, bibliography, footnotes, b&w illustrations, "focuses on synchrony and diachrony in archaeology, as reflected in the early encounters between Captain Cook and the early Polynesians, . Soft Cover. Very Good.

$10.00

TE KAIHAU/ THE WINDEATER

By Hulme, Keri

New York : George Braziller, 1987. 240pp. Brown boards with DJ, Collection of short stories bringing the culture and language of New Zealand alive, Very Good. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$15.00

HARVEST OF DEATH : Chemical Warfare in Vietnam and Cambodia

By Neilands, J.B.; Orians, Gordon H.; Pfeiffer, E.W.; Vennema, Alje; Westing, Arthur H.

Free Press, 1972. 304pp. Green cloth hardback, no DJ, VG, EX-LIB, minimal markings, photos, tables, figures, index, appendices, glossary, Includes: Antipersonnel gases, Herbicides, Chemical warfare in Vietnam and Cambodia, . First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$12.50

"THE FIGHTIN'EST SHIP" : The Story of the Cruiser "Helena"

By Morris, Lieutenant C.G.; Cave, Hugh B.

Dodd, Mead, 1944. 192pp. Beige cloth hardback, dark blue lettering on spine and front cover, no DJ, owner name on front endpages, bookplate on front end page, small brown stain on lower page edge near spine, does not affect the pages, map on end pages, B&W photographs, lists of the ships log and the names of its skippers, saw action at Pearl Harbor, in the South Pacific at the battle for the Solomons, Guadalcanal, New Georgia, and then sunk in Kula Gulf. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$15.00

SEAFARERS OF THE PACIFIC

By Newton, Douglas

World Publishing Co., 1964. 127pp. Hardback, DJ has minor tears along edges and small scrape and hole on spine edge, owner name on inside front cover, Major Cultures of the World series, index, b&w illustrations, Seafarers of the Pacific, . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+. Illus. by W.T. Mars .

$10.00

JAVA : a Traveller's Anthology
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JAVA : a Traveller's Anthology

By Rush, James R. (editor)

Oxford, 1996. 292pp. Softback, EX-LIB, minimal markings, VG, Anthology of writings by travellers to Java in Indonesia, . Soft Cover. Very Good.

$7.00

AUSTRALIA : 2 Volumes

By Trollope, Anthony

Hippocrene Books, 1987. 264pp, 224pp., mass market paperbacks, 2 volumes, VG, volume one has minor crease to bottom front cover, paper edges turned light brown, Anthony Trollope's personal account of his travels to Austalia in 1871, . Mass Market Paperback. Very Good.

$13.50

Anahulu: The Anthropology of History in the Kingdom of Hawaii, Volume One Only

By Kirch, Patrick Vinton;Sahlins, Marshall David

University of Chicago Press, 1992. 243pp. Oversize hardback, DJ flaps glued to inside covers, EX-LIB, minimal markings, library name on upper page edges, discard stamped on rear end page, no other markings, front end page missing, Volume One Only, index, appendices, b&w photos and illustrations, figures and tables, footnotes, "Shows the surprising consequences of Hawaii's encounter with the colonizing forces of commerce and Christianity", . Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$35.00

BETWEEN TWO WORLDS : The Ordeal of the Philippines 1929-1946

By Friend, Theodore

Yale, 1966. 312pp. Hardback, DJ shows light wear along edges with minor chips and tears and has scrape on spine, owner name on front end page, card and pocket on inside front cover, index, b&w photos, appendix, Includes: The Philippine context, Crisis of the Great Depression, Debates on Independence, Trials of transition, Great ordeal, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+.

$38.50

THE BIG CIRCLE

By HO-Yungchi

Exposition Press, 1948. 152pp. Red hardback, no DJ, wear and rubbing at spine tips and corner tips, owner name on front end page, China's role in the Burma campaign of 1942-45, includes, one photo page, two map pages, footnotes. Hard Cover. Good +/No Jacket.

$20.00

PATTERNS OF HUMAN VARIATION, The Demgraphy, Genetics and Phenetics of Bougainville Islanders

By Friedlaender, Jonathan Scott

Harvard, 1975. 252pp. Olive green cloth hardback, dust jacket has a large chip missing in back along top edge, slight wear and short tears along edges, bibliography, appendix, index, figures and tables, Analysis of genetic and cultural variation in human population of Bougainville Islanders, . Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$9.50