61607
ALAND
STATLIGA VERKSAMHETER PA ALAND

Mariehamn, Aland Islands, Finland. 2002. Länsstyrelsen pa Aland 2002 edition. 24 PP with colour illustrations (badges/crests and photos). Text in Swedish. Landscape format. 21 x 29.7.
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$5

68341
ALLEN, Durward L., CROMIE, William J. & AMOS, William H. (editors)
THE FASCINATING SECRETS OF OCEANS & ISLANDS

Sydney. 1972. Reader's Digest Association. 1st Australian edition, with a foreword by Jacques-Yves Cousteau. 368 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Cloth cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Dust jacket lightly rubbed and with a crease and repaired short tears. Very good. 28.2 x 21.8. 090948614X
Secrets of the seas: inshore to deep sea, Coral and its environment... The Islands (including Australia): evolution, environment...
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$10

41328
ALLEN, Durward L., CROMIE, William J. & AMOS, William H. (editors)
LA VIE FANTASTIQUE DES ILES ET DES OCEANS

Paris. 1972. Selection du Reader's Digest. 1st French edition, with a preface by Jacques-Yves Cousteau. 360 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards, cloth spine, marbled endpapers. Lettering of title on spine somewhat rubbed. Foxing spots on first and last leaves, o/wise very good. French text. 28.2 x 21.8.
Secrets of the seas: inshore to deep sea, Coral and its environment... The Islands (including Australia): evolution, environment...
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$10

71407
ALLISTON, Eleanor
ESCAPE TO AN ISLAND

Melbourne. 1983. Greenhouse Publications. Revised edition of the 1966 original. VII, 184 PP, plus 12 pages with 21 b/w photos. Eps: Map of Three Hummock Island, Bass Strait. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with slightly sunned spine. Foxing spots on some pages and on outside edges. Very good. 22 x 15. 0909104565
Escape from naval life and the war at sea... Settlement on Three Hummock Island, N.E. coast of Tasmania.
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$10

57281
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric, DUGAST, Stephane, HUETZ DE LEMPS, Christian ...
ILES FUNESTES, ILES BIENHEUREUSES (in Chemins d'étoiles)

Paris. 2004. Transboréal. Issue No. 12, August 2004. 269, (3) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 2913955264
Clipperton, by Stéphane Dugast. Kerguelen, by Christophe Houdaille. Vanuatu, by Virginie Lanouguère-Bruneau. ...
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$40

10199
BANKS, M. R. & SMITH, S. J. (editors)
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SYMPOSIUM ON MACQUARIE ISLAND (in Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania)

Hobart. 1987. Royal Society of Tasmania. Volume 122, Part I. IV, (2), 318 PP with tables, b/w figures (graphs, maps) & b/w photo plates. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25 x 17.2.
Thirty-three papers presented at this Symposium (May 11-15, 1987) covering all aspects of the island: history/discovery (sealing), earth sciences (geology, vegetation), meteorology, biological sciences (flora & fauna) and physics...
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$30

37731
BARQUISSAU, Raphael
LES ISLES

Paris. 1941. Grasset. 1st Ed. 262 PP, plus 8 b/w plates and 2 large folded maps. Soft cover, illustrated front cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. French text. 19.6 x 14.2.
A history of the French speaking islands of the Caribbean (Martinique, Guadeloupe, Haiti) and the Indian Ocean (Madagascar, Mauritius, Bourbon/Reunion).
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$20

53211
BAZIN, Hervé
LES BIENHEUREUX DE LA DESOLATION

Montréal & Paris. 1970. Editions du Seuil. 1st edition for Le Cercle du Livre de France. 247, (7) PP with 2 maps (Southern Atlantic Ocean, and Tristan da Cunha). Soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, covers and few pages. Name of previous owner on half title page. French text. Very good. 21.5 x 14.5.
Aftermath of a volcanic eruption on Tristan da Cunha ou l'Île de la Désolation. .
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$20

65044
BOOTH, Robert
THE TWO SAMOAS STILL COMING OF AGE (in National Geographic Magazine)

Washington. 1985. National Geographic Society. Volume 168, No. 4, October 1985. Contains article between pages 452 and 473 with colour illustrations (1 location map, 1 map with National Flags, and 17 colour photos by Melinda Berge. Pictorial soft cover. Spine lightly rubbed. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
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$10

12145
BOOY, D. M.
ROCK OF EXILE - A Narrative of Tristan da Cunha

London. 1957. J. M. Dent. 1st Ed. XI, 196 PP with head pieces by E.J. Roste and 1 map, plus 14 pages with 28 b/w photos. Title page: Spinning wheel. Fp: Tristan from the Northeast. Cloth cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 22 x 14.8.
Life on this unique island settlement during the 14 month sojourn by a naval telegraphist in 1942-1943.
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$25

36344
BROWER, Kenneth (editor)
GALAPAGOS: THE FLOW OF WILDNESS - Volume 1, Discovery

San Francisco. 1970. Siera Club / Ballantine Book. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Loren Eiseley. 160 PP with 1 map and 68 colour photos by Eliot Porter. Pictorial card cover. Note inside front cover and signature on half-title page, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.5.
Galapagos by discoverers (Fray Tomas eps. Locastelli Auril), corsairs (Edward Davis), sailors (Benjamin Morrell, Herman Melville) and scientists (Darwin, Beebe).
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$15

65544
CUMPSTON, J. S.
MACQUARIE ISLAND

Canberra. 1968. Antarctic Division/Department of External Affairs. 1st Ed. Publication No. 93, ANARE Scientific Reports, series A (1) Narrative. XII, 380 PP with 4 tail pieces and 6 maps, plus 34 pages with 70 b/w photos. Fp: North end of Macquarie Island. FEP: Chart & plans of anchorages at Macquarie Is. REP: Bird life at the Macquarie Is. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, no dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper and on his bookplate pasted down on the verso of front endpaper. Near fine. Scarce. 25.7 x 18.5.
Discovery and story of the ships which visited the island and of the men who manned them. Research expeditions.
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$90

67978
CUMPSTON, J. S.
MACQUARIE ISLAND

Canberra. 1968. Antarctic Division/Department of External Affairs. 1st Ed. Publication No. 93, ANARE Scientific Reports, series A (1) Narrative. XII, 380 PP with 4 tail pieces and 6 maps, plus 34 pages with 70 b/w photos. Fp: North end of Macquarie Island. FEP: Chart & plans of anchorages at Macquarie Is. REP: Bird life at the Macquarie Is. Green cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Small mark/remnants of sellotape on spine. Verso of the FFEP with dedicatory note to the Nantucket Atheneum Library dated 14 October 1970 and signed by the Author. Discreet stamp of The Nantucket Atheneum on front endpaper and at lower part of title page and on top of Chapter 1 page. An otherwise near fine copy. Scarce. 25.7 x 18.5.
Discovery and story of the ships which visited the island and of the men who manned them. Research expeditions.
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$200

60627
DENHOLM, Matthew / AUSTIN, Steve
MACQUARIE ISLAND - COLD WAR: The Battle to save Australia's wildest outpost / The MUTTS that saved Macquarie / AFTER THE WAR: Back to Nature (in The Weekend Australian Magazine)

Sydney. 2011, 2016, 2019. The Australian. Three issues - September 17-18, 2011: Pages 16 to 21 with 7 colour photos by Chris Crerar / February 20-21, 2016: pages 18 to 21 with 4 colour photos / April 27-29, 2019: pages 18 to 21 with 6 colour photos by Ryan Osland. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 31 x 25.5 / 27.5 x 23.
Battle raging against rabbits and rats, for the ecological future of Macquarie Island. Results.
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$20

12227
DIVINE, David
CERTAIN ISLANDS, A Personal Selection

New York. 1972. Arco. 1st US Ed. (8), 215 PP with 12 head-pieces (11 maps), plus 8 b/w & 8 colour plates. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing on outside edges. Fine. 22.4 x 14.5. 668026324
Islands of discovery (Vinland, Canaries), of the gods (Delos, Hawaii, ..), of evil (Easter, Devil), cities (Paris, Manhattan, Venice, ...), war (Malta, Iwo Jima, ..), refuge (Capri, Cocos Keeling, ...).
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$15

70629
DOWNES, M.C., EALEY, E.H.M., GWYNN, A.M. & YOUNG, P.S.
THE BIRDS OF HEARD ISLAND

Melbourne. 1959. Antarctic Division/Department of External Affairs. November 1959 edition. ANARE Reports, series B, Volume 1: Zoology. 135 PP with 16 tables and 70 b/w illustrations (2 figures, 1 photo "Laurens Peninsula and Mt Olsen, from Mt. Drygalski" and 67 photo plates). Large folded map "Distribution of Birds, Heard Island 1951" (with colour) , tipped in inside back cover. Addendum, dated July 1960 loosely inserted. Soft covers, illustrated front. Spine reinforced with cloth tape. Very good. 24.3 x 18.3.
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$45

37329
du CHATENET, Gaetan
GALAPAGOS

Paris. c. 1980. Editions Delroise. 1st Ed. (12), 208 PP with 110 colour photos. FEP: Ecuadorian map of the Galapagos Archipelago. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (closed tears), slipcase (soiled). Near fine. English, French, German and Spanish text. 27.8 x 21.5. 2855180309
Origins. Flora (cacti, prickly thickets, coldenia...). Fauna: marine iguanas, tortoises, seals... birds.
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$45

30986
EARLY, Eleanor
PORTS OF THE SUN - A Guide to the Caribbean, Bermuda, Nassau, Havana and Panama

Boston. 1937. Houghton Mifflin. 1st Ed. XII, 316 PP with 1 tail piece and 13 b/w illust. Fp: Wings over the Caribbean. Eps: Map of the Caribbean Sea. Cloth cover. Top of spine frayed, o/wise a fine copy. 17 x 11.
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$15

66465
ELLIOTT, Peter
THE CROSS AND THE ENSIGN - A Naval History of Malta 1798-1979

Cambridge. 1980. Patrick Stephens. 1st Ed. 217 PP with 4 maps and 4 full-page plans & many bw illust. (photos, paintings, engravings). Title-spread: Battleship Africa. FEP: Vanguard, Grand Harbour. REP: Ark Royal. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 15.5. 0850504251
Brief history, the Great Mediterranean Chase (Bonaparte vs. Nelson), WWI, siege & survival of WWII, towards independence from UK and Republic.
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$45

30313
ELMBERG, John-Erik
ISLANDS OF TOMORROW

London. 1956. Rupert Hart-Davis. 1st UK edition translated by Naomi Walford from the 1953 Swedish original Morgondagens Öar. 255 PP with 3 maps and 9 figures, plus 24 pages with 29 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Top of spine of dust jacket rubbed. Foxing, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.5.
Voyage to make films of aborigines, in Southern India & Ceylon, the Celebes & Mollucas, New Guinea and New Zealand.
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$15

41330
FORAN, W. Robert
TRISTAN DA CUNHA - Isles of Contentment (in National Geographic Magazine)

Washington. 1938. N.G.S. Volume LXXIV, No.5, November 1938. Contains article from P.671 to 694 with 1 map and 23 b/w photos. Lacks the covers. Contents very good. 25.2 x 17.5.
On lonely sea spots of pirate lore and shipwrecks, 7 families live happily far from war rumors and world changes.
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$10

40668
FORTUNE, Félix-Hilaire
LA FRANCE ET L' OUTRE-MER ANTILLAIS - Quatre siècles d'histoire Economique et sociale

Paris. 2001. l'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 554 PP with 63 tables. Soft cover. Near fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747503151
Economy and social development of the French speaking islands of the American continent: Martinique, Guadeloupe.
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$40

40667
FORTUNE, Félix-Hilaire
LES ILES FRANCAISES D' AMERIQUE - De la vision géopolitique de Richelieu à l'Union Européenne

Paris. 2000. l'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 531, (4 publications) PP with 11 tables. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2738492983
History of the French speaking islands of the American continent: Martinique, Guadeloupe. Insular empire started by Cardinal Richelieu in 1626 with the island of St Christope (St Kitts)...
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$30

51353
GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES [THE]
THE AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHER. Vol. II, No. 4

Sydney. 1934. The Geographical Society of New South Wales. Vol. II, No. 4, 1934. Edited by Prof. Macdonald Holmes & Dr. Chas. Anderson. 52 PP with 1 portrait and 17 (diagrams & maps). Soft cover. Staples removed. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. Near fine. 24.8 x 18.5.
The Bahrein Islands, by Professor A. H. Charteris. The Delta division of Papua, by Leo Austen ...
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$15

65142
GHIONE, Sergio
TURTLE ISLAND A Journey to Britain's Oddest Colony

London. 2002. Allen Lane / The Penguin Press. 1st UK edition, translated from the 2000 Italian original by Martin McLaughlin. (14), 158 PP with 1 diagram and 1 map with location map. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 22.4 x 14. 0713995475
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$20

41304
GROSVENOR, Melville Bell
WHITE MIST CRUISES TO WRECK-HAUNTED ST. PIERRE AND MIQUELON [in National Geographic Magazine]

Washington. 1967. NGS. Volume 132, No.3, September, 1967. Contains article between P.378 and 419 with 1 plan, 1 map, 4 b/w and 45 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25.5 x 17.5.
Graveyard to over 600 ships. French outpost south of Newfoundland..
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$5

56925
HEENAN, David
DUNK ISLAND AND BEAVER CAY

Brisbane. 1994. Glenmede. 1st Ed., in Australia's Great Barrier Reef series. 48 PP with 1 map with 2 insets on double page, 8 b/w and 74 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 29.4 x 21.5. 0646168495
Holiday resort, research station...
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$10

66210
HMSO
FALKLAND ISLANDS AND DEPENDENCIES - Report for the Years 1954 and 1955

London. 1956. Colonial Reports / Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1956 edition, in the "Colonial Reports" series. 70, (2) PP with tables, plus 4 pages with 7 b/w photos at centrefold and 2 folded charts at back of book. Soft cover, staples. Stamp of previous owner at top of title page. Very good. 21.5 x 13.5.
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$20

12810
HOFER, Renato (editor)
SPECIAL OCEAN INDIEN (in îles Magazine)

Lausanne, Suisse. Décembre 1994. îles Magazine S.A. Issue No. 37, îles, Le Magazine de Toutes les Iles. 88 PP with colour illust. (maps, watercolours, & photos). Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 27 x 20.
Special issue on the French-speaking islands of the tropical Indian Ocean: La Réunion, Madagascar, Mayotte and Comoros.
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$15

50577
HOGENHOFF, Carsten Berg, in collaboration with Lyn & Tex Battle, Bob Forsyth et al.
SWEERS ISLANDS UNVEILED. Details from Abel Tasman and Matthew Flinders' explorations of Australia

Oslo, Norway. 2006. Hogenhoff Forlag. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Paul Brunton. IV, 44 PP with over 45 b/w or colour illustrations. Inside front cover: aerial view of Sweers Island, Gulf of Carpentaria. Pictorial soft cover. Note at top of title page, signed by Lyn Battle co-author. Fine. 24 x 16. 8299714028
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$10

61850
IRVINE, Lucy
CASTAWAY

London. 1983. Victor Gollancz Ltd. 1st Ed. 287 PP with 2 maps, 12 text illustrations by Ley Kenyon, plus 12 pages with 21 colour photos. Eps: Map of Tuin Island. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0575033401
Life on the remote uninhabited island of Tuin, Torres Strait, between May 1981 and June 1982.
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$10

67787
JARRATT, Phil
AUSTRALIA'S FORGOTTEN ISLANDS (in The Bulletin)

Melbourne. 1992. The Bulletin. Articles pulled out from The Bulletin, January 28-February 4, 1992. 61-141 PP with colour illustrations: 1 map of Australia with location of 9 "Forgotten Islands" and over 150 colour photos by Paul Wright. Soft cover, pictorial front, clear plastic protected. Very good. 27.5 x 20.5.
9 islands: Tiwi , English Company's, South Wellesley, Torres Strait, Lizard, Hinchinbrook, Montague, Flinders & King.
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$10

32011
JOHNSON, Donald S.
PHANTOM ISLANDS OF THE ATLANTIC - The Legends of Seven Lands That Never Were

London. 1997. Souvenir Press. 1st UK printing of the 1996 revised edition. XVII, (3), 220 PP with few marginal illustrations and 35 figures. Eps: Chart of the Atlantic Ocean, Ferrando Bertelli, 1565. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 21 x 15.5. 0285633953
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$10

30947
KAY, F. George
THE ATLANTIC OCEAN - Bridge Between Two Worlds

London. 1954. Museum Press. 1st Ed. 208 PP, plus 26 pages with 36 b/w illust. Fp: The Atlantic Ocean by the Cartographer Abraham Ortel, 1750. Eps: Map of the Atlantic Ocean. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.
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$15

40058
KING, Margaret
EDEN TO PARADISE

London. 1963. Hodder and Stoughton. 1st Ed. 188 PP with 2 maps, plus 24 pages with 36 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): Mask supposedly representing distant ancestors. Eps: Map of Northern Australia, New Guinea and eastern Indonesia. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing on outside edges and some pages. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5.
Visit to Portuguese Timor.
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$15

13937
KING, Russell
SARDINIA

London. 1975. David & Charles. 1st Ed. in "The Islands" series. 216 PP with 6 maps and 29 bw photos in text. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 22.5 x 14.2. 0715367889
Story through pre-history, classical and modern times, as well as geography, agriculture, industry...
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$15

34454
KIRKUP, James
THESE HORNED ISLANDS - A Journal of Japan

London. 1962. Collins. 2nd impression in March 1962 of the January 1962 original. 448 PP with 1 map, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Chipped dust jacket, some foxing. Very good. 21.8 x 14.5.
The author worked for 2 years (1959 / 1960) as lecturer in English literature at the University of Sendai, Japan.
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$10

65363
KNOTT, Franklin Price.
ARTIST ADVENTURES ON THE ISLAND OF BALI (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume LIII, No. 3, 1928)

Washington. 1928. National Geographic Society. Volume LIII, No.3, March 1928. Article pulled of from issue. Pages 326 to 347 with 16 plates for 20 colour photos. Soft cover. Near fine. 25.5 x 17.5.
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$10

15625
LEWIN, Roger
DARWIN'S FORGOTTEN WORLD

London. 1989. Bison Books. Reprint of the 1978 original. 176 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map with Inset "Galapagos Islands", 1 map of the archipelago, 1 cutaway of HMS Beagle, portraits, photos) and 189 colour plates (photography by Sally Anne Thompson). Half title page: Galapagos tortoise. Title spread: Maritime Iguanas. Eps: Map of the Galapagos Archipelago. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 31.2 x 24.2. 0861240162
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$20

61673
LOCH, Ian / KING, Brian
RAINE ISLAND - A Fool Hen Roost / Green Turtle Rookery of World Significance (in Australian Natural History, Vol. 21, No.5, 1984)

Sydney. 1984. Australian Museum. 169-216 PP. Contains 2 articles pages 181 to 187 with 7 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29 x 21.5.
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$10

31641
LODWICK, John
THE FORBIDDEN COAST

London. 1956. The Travel Book Club. 1st Ed. IX, 267 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 19 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on edges, renewed endpapers. Very good. 22.2 x 14.2.
The Story of a Journey to Rio de Oro, a Spanish Possession in North-West Africa, to some Adjacent Islands (Canary)...
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$5

41146
LUPPI, Andrea & PIZZINELLI, Corrado
THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA, as exemplified by its people and life in Taiwan

Udine, Italy. 1984. Magnus Edizioni. 2nd edition of the 1982 original. No pagination, 32 PP with 1 b/w illustration, plus 168 pages with 179 colour photos. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj, pictorial slip case. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 32 x 25.5. 8870570207
Taiwan
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$10

47701
McCORMICK, Donald
ISLANDS FOR SALE

London. 1949. Peter Garnett. 1st Ed. (10), 133 PP with 9 maps, plus 16 pages with 33 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): Heron Island in the Barrier Reef group. Title page with vignette: Island for sale. Eps Map of the world. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Hinges slightly rubbed. Dust jacket tipped in on half title page (see image). Errata slip tipped in on page 13. Ingleton book plate on front endpaper, and his stamp with number catalogue 13390, on rear endpaper. Faint foxing. Very good. 22 x 14.5.
The British Isles, The Great Barrier Reef, The Pacific, The West Indies, The Mediterranean... Islands for all Tastes.
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$15

56566
McCORMICK, Donald
ISLANDS FOR SALE

London. 1949. Peter Garnett. 1st Ed. (10), 133 PP with 9 maps, plus 16 pages with 33 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): Heron Island in the Barrier Reef group. Title page with vignette: Island for sale. Eps: Maps of the world. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket chipped on spine. Errata slip tipped in on P.13. Pages between P.114 and 119 are laser print. Occasional foxing. Good reading copy. 22 x 14.5.
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$5

12887
McCUNE, Shannon
THE RYUKYU ISLANDS

London. 1975. David & Charles. 1st Ed., in The Islands series. 208 PP with 4 maps, 6 graphs & 31 b/w photos in text. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22.5 x 14. 0715368931
History, traditional way of life, development, tourism.
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$15

38148
McDOWELL, Bart
CROSSCURRENTS SWEEPS A STRATEGIC SEA - Western Indian Ocean (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 160; No. 4 October 1981)

Washington. 1981. N.G.S. Volume 160, No. 4, October 1981. Contains article from P. 422 to 457 with 1 map (2 insets), 9 flags and 21 colour photos. Soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
Big-power politics and Indian Ocean island nations: Comoros, Maldives, Mauritius, Madagascar, Seychelles / Great Britain and the USA with Diego Garcia - France with Mayotte and La Réunion - USSR with Socotra Island...
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$10

39288
McFADYEN, Kerry
PINETREES - LORD HOWE ISLAND 1842-1992 - A brief history of the Andrews - Nichols - Kirby families

Lord Howe. 1992. Pinetrees. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Neville Wran. 76 PP with 1 genealogical tree and 55 duotone illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (colour paintings by John Allcot, 1937). Fine. Oblong: 14.8 x 21. 0646101897
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$25

13992
McGOWAN, Angela
HEARD ISLAND, Big Ben's Glacial Realm [in Australian Geographic, No. 9, Jan-Mar 1988]

Sydney. 1988. Australian Geographic Society. Contains article from P.59 to 79 with 4 b/w photos and colour illustrations (1 painting by Alasdair McGregor, 1 location map, 1 folded plate, 3 maps, 3 illustrations by Rod Clement and 32 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.8 x 20.8.
Heard Island and its dependency of the McDonald Islands.
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$10

48721
MAWSON, Douglas
MACQUARIE ISLAND, ITS GEOGRAPHY AND GEOLOGY. AUSTRALASIAN ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION 1911-14 - SCIENTIFIC REPORTS - SERIES A - Vol. V

Sydney. 1943. Alfred Henry Pettifer, Government Printer. 1st Ed. 194 PP with 44 figures and 34 b/w plates, plus 1 map in colour and in pocket at rear of book (1 folded map and 3 folded photographic plates). Fp (in colour): Geological sketch map of Macquarie Island. Quarter bound copy of the soft cover original, gilt title on leather spine. Slight ageing of paper, small closed repaired tear on title & following page, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce bound copy.. 31.5 x 24.5.
... based mainly on the records of Leslie Russel Blake.
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$300

54243
MAWSON, Douglas
MACQUARIE ISLAND, ITS GEOGRAPHY AND GEOLOGY. AUSTRALASIAN ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION 1911-14 - SCIENTIFIC REPORTS - SERIES A - Vol. V

Sydney. 1943. Alfred Henry Pettifer, Government Printer. 1st Ed. 194 PP with 44 figures and 34 b/w plates, plus 1 map in colour tipped in, and 1 folded map in colour and 3 folded b/w photographic plates loosely inserted. Fp (in colour). Soft covers. Few pages lightly chipped, with dog-eared corners and old watermarks in margin. Covers, title page, folded map and the 3 folded plates are laser print. An internally very good copy. Large format: 31.5 x 24.5.
... based mainly on the records of Leslie Russel Blake.
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$150

16296
MITCHELL, Carleton
ISLES OF THE CARIBBEES

Washington. 1966. National Geographic Society. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 7 colour maps and 215 illust. (2 in bw). Title spread: The cruiser-racer Finisterre off Petit Piton, St. Lucia. FEP: French map of the Caribbees, in 1688 by Père Coronelli of Venice. REP: The theater of war in America..., by Covens & Mortier, Amsterdam. Cloth cover, title and gilt device on front board. Foxing. Very good. 26 x 18.
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$10

41335
MOORE, W. Robert
THE GARDEN ISLES OF SCILLY / ISLES OF WRECKS AND GOLDEN DAFFODILS (in National Geographic Magazine)

Washington. 1938. NGS. Volume LXXIV, No. 6, December 1938. Contains article from P.755 to 774 with 1 map, 9 b/w and 13 colour photos. Soft cover (rubbbed). Good. 25.5 x 17.5.
Isles off Land's End, Cornwall.
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$10

35333
N/A
LORD HOWE ISLAND - WORLD HERITAGE

Lord Howe Island. c. 1995. Lord Howe Island Board. 5 sheets with 18 b/w drawings. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Marine life - Land animals - Plant Life - Seabirds - The Woodhen.
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$10

40216
NAPIER, S. Elliott
ON THE BARRIER REEF - Notes from a No-ologist's pocket-book

Sydney. 1939. Angus & Robertson. 7th impression of the 1928 original. (12), 200 PP with 2 maps. Fp: Map of the Great Barrier Reef. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, and some pages. Very good. 19 x 13.
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$10

62541
NIAUSSAT, Pierre-Marie
LE LAGON ET L'ATOLL DE CLIPPERTON

Paris. 1978. Académie des Sciences d'Outre-Mer & Centre de Recherches du Service de Santé des Armées. 1st Ed., in Travaux et Mémoires de l'Académie des Sciences d'Outre-Mer. (8), 190 PP with 83 figures (drawings, graphs, maps, tables and 6 b/w photos). Soft cover a little soiled. Lower corner bumped. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Internally near fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2900098009
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$45

70343
NICHOLLS, Max
A HISTORY OF LORD HOWE ISLAND

Hobart. c. 1952. Mercury Press Ltd. 1st Ed. 148 PP with 1 map and 31 b/w photos. Card covers, illustrated front (slight rub). Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 18.4 x 12.2.
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39094
PARMELEE, David F.
BIRD ISLAND IN ANTARCTIC WATERS

Minneapolis. 1980. University of Minnesota Press. 1st Ed. XII, 140 PP with 2 maps and b/w illustrations (drawings and photos), plus 16 plates with 5 colour photos and 14 watercolours. All illustrations by the author. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 28.5 x 22.2. 0816609373
The adventures of an artist/ornithologist on a lonely outcrop in the Far South Atlantic. Bird Island, at the western part of South Georgia.
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69967
ROSE, Kurt
THE ISLANDS OF THE SULU SEA

Palo Alto, Ca., USA. 1993. The Glencannon Press. 1st Ed. (8), 216 PP with 2 maps, 11 b/w photos and 19 drawings. Pictorial card cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.7 x 14.7. 0963758616
Voyage from Hamburg to the Far East on the German cargo ship Eta Rickmers. Jumped ship in Vladivostok, later joined the Gospel Ship Fukuin Maru registered in Boston... Sailing the China and Sulu Seas.
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47604
SHARP, Nonie
NO ORDINARY JUDGEMENT. Mabo, The Murray Islanders' Land Case

Canberra. 1996. Aboriginal Studies Press. 1st Ed. XXV, 290 PP with 2 maps, 3 figures and 20 b/w photos. Fp: Tombstone of Edward Koiki Mabo, Mer. Eps: Map of Islands of Torres Strait and their neighbourhood. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24 x 17. 0855752874
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42959
SIGRAH, Raobeia Ken & KING, Stacey M.
TE RII NI BANABA

Suva. 2001. Institute of Pacific Studies / USP. 1st Ed. 367 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches and photographs). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 9820203228
The backbone of Banaba, or history of Ocean Island (Banaba).
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40033
SLESIN, Suzanne, CLIFF, Stafford, BERTHELOT, Jack, GAUME, Martine & ROZENSZTROCH
CARIBBEAN STYLE

London. 1992. Thames and Hudson. Reprint of the 1985 original. 290 PP, lavishly illustrated with 1 map, 9 pages of plans and over 600 colour photos. Cloth cover (lightly soiled), dj (lightly rubbed). Near fine. 25.8 x 25.5. 0500234558
The islands of Guadeloupe, Martinique, St.Barthélémy, Antigua, Nevis, Monserrat, Barbados, Haiti and Jamaica. Island vegetation and colour, plantation houses, town houses, popular houses, contemporary houses and gardens. Plans and information on different types of houses on the various islands.
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35324
SMITH, Nancy (editor)
LORD HOWE ISLAND (in Australian Natural History, Vol. 18, No.2, 1974)

Sydney. 1974. Australian Museum. Special Issue. Pages 35 to 77 with figures (maps & sketches), 6 colour and 33 b/w photos. Inside back cover: 4 photos of fauna. Pictorial card cover (front: view on Mounts Lidgbird and Gower, & back: general map). Near fine. 28 x 21.8.
From First Fleet to El Torito, by Gilbert P. Whitley. A tropical outpost in the South Pacific. Vegetation and Environmrent... Exploitation versus Conservation.
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65369
SMYSER, William Leon
SÃO TOME, The Chocolate Island (in National Geographic Magazine)

Washington. 1946. National Geographic Society. Volume LXXXIX, No.5, May 1946. Contains article between pages 657 and 680 with b/w illustrations (2 maps and 23 photos). Soft cover. Very good. 25.5 x 17.5.
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65275
STEINER, Sue & LISTON, Robin
ST HELENA - ASCENSION - TRISTAN DA CUNHA

London. 2007. Bradt Travel Guides. 2nd edition of the 2002 original, updated by Robin Liston. (6), VIII, 199 PP with b/w illustrations (3 plans, photos, 12 maps and drawings of flora) and colour illustrations (1 location map, 3 maps of the islands and 17 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.6 x 13.5. 1841621986
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$55

18366
STOMMEL, Henry
LOST ISLANDS, The Story of Islands that have vanished from Nautical Charts

Vancouver. 1984. UBC Press. 1st Ed. Foreword by Rear-Admiral G. S. Ritchie. XXI, 146 PP & 1 folded map (67 x 117), with 11 b/w illust. & 23 charts (4 double page). Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 22.2. 0774802103
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14058
STONEHOUSE, Bernard
WIDEAWAKE ISLAND - The Story of the B.O.U. Centenary Expedition to Ascension

London. 1960. Hutchinson. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 1 table, 3 tail pieces, 9 head pieces and 21 text illustrations, plus 20 pages with 36 b/w photos. Frontispiece in colour. Eps: Map of Ascension Island. Hard cover, dj. Sellotape marks on endpapers, o/wise near fine. 23.4 x 15.
The British Ornithologist Union Expedition to Ascension Island between October 1957 and April 1959.
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60426
THOMAS, Leslie
SOME LOVELY ISLANDS

London. 1982. Arlington Books. Revised illustrated edition of the 1968 original. 216 PP with 17 maps, 87 b/w and 46 colour photos by Peter Chèze-Brown. Eps: Map of the British Isles. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with a closed tear at head of spine. Very good. 18 x 11.2.
Lundy... Auskerry... Herm...
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49457
THOMAS, Leslie
A WORLD OF ISLANDS

Sydney. 1983. Collins. 1st Australian and New Zealand edition. 208 PP with 70 b/w photos, plus 16 colour plates. Fp: The Citadel Canal at Corfu. Eps: Mappemonde. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Dust jacket tipped in. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Near fine. 25.5 x 19.5. 0004900499
A voyage through some of the world's most famous and romantic islands, with their history.
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33529
THOMAS, Leslie
A WORLD OF ISLANDS

Sydney. 1983. Collins. 1st Australian and New Zealand edition. 208 PP with 70 b/w photos, plus 16 colour plates. Fp: The Citadel Canal at Corfu. Eps: Mappemonde. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.5 x 19.5. 0004900499
A voyage through some of the world's most famous and romantic islands, with their history.
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18317
THOMAS, Leslie
A WORLD OF ISLANDS

New York. 1983. St. Martin's Press. 1st US Ed. 208 PP with 70 b/w photos, plus 16 Colour plates. Fp: The Citadel Canal at Corfu. Eps: Mappemonde. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.5 x 19.5. 0312892233
A voyage through some of the world's most famous and romantic islands, with their history.
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51521
THOMSON, J. P.
THE ISLANDS OF THE PACIFIC (in National Geographic Magazine)

Washington. 1921. National Geographic Society. Article pulled out from Volume XL, No. 6, December 1921. Pages 543 to 558 with 15 b/w photos. Soft cover. Very good. 25.5 x 17.6.
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50045
TOGHILL, Jeff
THE WHITSUNDAY ISLANDS

Sydney. 1981. Reed. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 2 maps, 4 b/w photos, 5 sketches and 22 colour photos. Inside back cover: 2 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.2 x 18.3. 0589502913
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36235
TUCKER, Terry
BERMUDA'S STORY

Hamilton, Bermuda. 1967. The Bermuda Bookstores. 5th impression of the 1959 original. 213 PP with 12 line drawings by the author. Fp: Sir George Somers. Eps: Map of Bermuda. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (closed tears). Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
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11826
VILLARET, Bernard, BATAILLE, M. C., et al...
LES ILES DU PACIFIQUE

Paris. 1980. Larousse. 1st edition in Collection Monde et Voyages. 240 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Title Page: Nguzu Nguzu of the Solomon Islands. FEP: Outrigers from New Caledonia. REP: Spear fisherman. Pictorial laminated boards a little worn. Foxing spots on first and last leaves, o/wise very good. French text. 26.5 x 22.5. 2030532223
The islands of the Pacific Ocean: geography & discovery. The Galapagos to Australia, Hawaii to New Zealand & Easter Island.
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10302
WADDELL, Eric & NUNN, Patrick D. (editors)
THE MARGIN FADES - Geographical Itineraries in a World of Islands

Suva. 1993. Institute of Pacific studies. 1st Ed. X, 297 PP with 17 figures & 15 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 0982020092X
Thirteen essays presenting a new portrait of geography in the Pacific: Contemporary Industrialization of Fiji. Jean-Marie Tjibaou: Kanak Witness to the World. What Future Pacific Cities?...
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17101
WILSON, Annette J.G. (Volume Editor)
FLORA OF AUSTRALIA, Volume 49 - Oceanic Islands 1

Canberra. 1994. A.G.P.S. 1st Ed. XXIV, 682 PP with 107 illust. (3 maps, 63 colour photos & 41 full-page drawings). Fp: Colour plate of Ungeria Floribunda. FEP: Contents in the Flora Australia Families. REP: Index to Families of Flowering Plants. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 26 x 18. 0644293853
Flora of the Australian Pacific Islands of Lord Howe and Norfolk.
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36746
YOUNG, Louise B.
ISLANDS - Portrait of Miniature Worlds

New York. 1999. W. H. Freeman. 1st printing of April 1999. XII, 296 PP with 47 illustrations by Jennifer Dewey. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 21.6 x 14.5. 0716731355
Hawaiian archipelago: The Garden Isles. Easter Island: A paradigm for Man. Mauritius and the Seychelles: Home of the Dodo. Madagascar: The Land apart...
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