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Rhymes Without Treason
Lexington, MA: Albert S. Parsons, N.d. [ca 1899]. First Edition. Collection of satirical verse criticizing jingoistic nationalism and American imperial ambitions, with the Philippine-American war as the main recurring theme. 12mo. Staple-bound, printed wrappers; 16pp. Wrappers chipped along bound edge, threatening to detach but still integral; text fresh and unmarked;...
[Item #18933]
Price: $75.00

New York: Macmillan Company, 1939. First American Edition. Octavo (21cm.); original red cloth in buff price-clipped dust jacket printed in red and black; [6],65pp. Small chips and short closed tears along jacket extremities. Fine in Very Good jacket. New Zealand Irish Catholic poet and journalist. This collection originally published in 1937.
[Item #25576]
Price: $50.00
Poems. Eileen DUGGAN, intro Walter de la Mare.

Noa Noa. Voyage de Tahiti
Stockholm: Jan Förlag, 1947. First Thus. Quarto. Linen-backed, printed paper-covered boards; pictorial dustjacket; 204pp. Fine in lightly worn dustwrapper with small loss at crown of spine, still Very Good. Facsimile edition of Gauguin's original manuscript, reproduced in offset on Papier Chiffon. Quite uncommon in jacket.
[Item #28259]
Price: $200.00
Noa Noa. Voyage de Tahiti. Paul GAUGUIN.

Tales of Tahitian Waters
New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1931. First Edition. Quarto (26.75cm.); original green printed buckram; vi,303pp.; photographic frontispiece, 24 photographic plates, photo-illustrated endpapers. Rear cloth a bit speckled, else Near Fine. Marlin fishing in Tahiti, illustrated with photographs by the author.
[Item #21752]
Price: $400.00
Tales of Tahitian Waters. Zane GREY.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1928. First Edition. Octavo (21.25cm.); original cloth in tan pictorial dust jacket; x,[2],299pp. Jacket worn with coin-sized loss to top fore-edge corner of upper panel; faintly, though uniformly, foxed, with tape reinforcement to verso of spine joints; textblock spine a bit cocked, newspaper review clipping mounted...
[Item #22367]
Price: $125.00
Mid-Pacific. James Norman HALL.

Headline Series No. 150: Indonesia: 'Guided' Republic
New York: Foreign Policy Association, 1961. The "Headline Series" is the periodical organ of the Foreign Policy Association; it has been in continuous publication since 1935. Staple-bound pamphlet; 62pp. Pencil date to front cover, else about Fine.
[Item #4608]
Price: $12.00

The "Socialism" of New Zealand
New York: New Review, 1916. First Edition. Octavo. Red ribbed cloth, lettered in gilt on spine and front cover; 155pp. Scuffed at heel of spine, else Near Fine, with text clean, tight and unmarked.
[Item #18880]
Price: $50.00

Bring Larks and Heroes
[Melbourne]: Cassell Australia, [1967]. First Edition. Octavo (20.25cm.); original two-toned simulated cloth in white pictorial dust jacket; [8],247pp. Short closed tear to top edge of rear jacket panel else Near Fine. Historical novel, awarded the Miles Franklin Award of 1967, set in a penal colony somewhere in the South Pacific...
[Item #24103]
Price: $35.00
Bring Larks and Heroes. Thomas KENEALLY.

Labor in Australia
New York: American Council, Institute of Pacific Relations, 1943. First Edition. Staple-bound pamphlet; 47pp. Pencil date to front cover, tanning to text pages; VG.
[Item #4615]
Price: $12.00

New York: Thomas Seltzer, 1923. First Edition. Lawrence's Australian novel, the first draft of which was completed in that country. Surprisingly, Lawrence insisted to Martin Secker, British publisher of Kangaroo, that the English edition not be published until after the American. In fact, the American and British versions differ quite...
[Item #21293]
Price: $350.00
Kangaroo. D. H. LAWRENCE.

Our Hawaii
New York: Macmillan, 1917. First Edition. Octavo (21cm). Original ribbed blue cloth, stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; xv, 345, [6]pp; illus. Frontispiece portrait of Jack London and fifteen inserted leaves of photographic plates (halftones). Gently rubbed at board edges and spine ends; upper edge of text block...
[Item #24004]
Price: $150.00
Our Hawaii. Charmian LONDON.

New York: Viking Press, 1936. First Edition. Octavo. Tan cloth, stamped in green on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 243pp. VG or better copy in slightly soiled and age-toned jacket with a few small chips and one triangular loss (ca 3/4", not affecting text) at base of front panel. Novel...
[Item #30830]
Price: $30.00
Coolie. Madelon LULOFS.

Aimbe the Pastor: A Novel
Hicksville, NY: Exposition Press, [1979]. First Edition. Octavo (23.5cm.); original cloth in pictorial dust jacket; 328pp. Minor shelf wear to jacket extremities, especially to spine ends, else Very Good or better. Anti-colonial novel by the Ambassador to the United Nations from Papua New Guinea.
[Item #25175]
Price: $50.00
Aimbe the Pastor: A Novel. Paulias MATANE.

Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life. During a Four Months' Residence in a Valley of the Marquesas with notices of the French occupation of Tahiti and the provisional cession of the Sandwich Islands to Lord Paulet
New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1846. First American Edition. Two volumes in one; small octavo (18.5cm.); contemporary half red morocco over marbled boards, gilt-lettered spine; xv,[1],166;[4],[167]-325pp.; integral map frontispiece. Extremities rubbed, preliminaries quite foxed, some soiling to textblock , else About Very Good and sound. Contemporary Baltimore bookseller ticket to...
[Item #23948]
Price: $950.00
Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life. During a Four Months' Residence in a Valley of the Marquesas with notices of the French occupation of Tahiti and the provisional cession of the Sandwich Islands to Lord Paulet. Herman MELVILLE.

The Tents of Trouble [...] (Ballads of the Wanderbund and Other Verse)
New York: Desmond FitzGerald, [1911]. First Edition. Octavo (19.5cm.); original flexible brown cloth, upper cover and spine lettered in black; 131pp. Some scratching to upper cover, textblock fine. Very Good overall. The author's first book, a collection of rhymes and lyrics composed during Runyon's sojourn as a soldier in the Philippines.
[Item #21853]
Price: $100.00
The Tents of Trouble [...] (Ballads of the Wanderbund and Other Verse). Damon RUNYON.