Australia and the South Pacific
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London: Heinemann, 1958. A tragic - but exciting - real life narrative about English anthropologist Pat Noone, the Temiar people of northern Malaya, Pat's marriage to an aboriginie girl, and an investigation into Pat's disappearance after the outbreak of war. Very good hardcover with colorful dust jacket. Minor wear to jacket including several stains. Includes several photographs. South Pacific. PAC/7262. Very Good / Very Good.
London: Stanley Paul & Co., (1911). Hardcover. Includes 36 illustrations in half-tone. Greyish blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and gilt illustration to front board. Minor discoloration to edges of boards. Bumping to cloth on head of spine. The interior is clean and bright. 316 pages plus ads. AUST/102021. Very Good.
Brisbane: The Law Book Company Limited, 1913. Hardcover. G+ in three quarter brown leather binding and orange/brown cloth. Some spotting on cloth; a 3/4 inch tear along bottom of spine, leather on spine and corners chipped. Title page detached; table of contents, blank page at end, and several intermittent pages have 2x 1/2'' square cut out of top center of page -- does not affect text. Australia. AUST01/011899. Good +.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1985). Hardcover. 8vo. Black cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Slight bumping to spine ends. Light browing to end pages. Else is pristine. Black dust jacket with yellow title to front and spine panels. Slight creasing to spine ends of dust jacket. Index, 298 pages. South Pacific. SOUPAC/051111. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.
Melbourne: Colorgravure Publications. Hardcover. Very Good in a Very Good dustjacket. Top corner of front board slightly bumped, owner name on front flyleaf and gift inscription on title page; dustjacket moderately rubbed at extremities, but still bright overall. Photographs in color and black and white, including color photograph endpapers. Australia. AUS8/11211. Very Good.
New South Wales: Benevolent Society of New South Wales, 1963. Hardcover. Alfred (Alf) Conlon was an important and controversial figure in Australia during World War II. He was the head of the Australian Directorate of Research and Civil Affairs and was an influential figure in the Pacific region after the war through the Australian School of Pacific Administration, which grew out of the directorate. He also helped to found the National Union of Australian University Students, obtained a medical degree and practiced psychiatry before his untimely death from cardiovasular disease. This memorial contains tributes from 36 of his colleagues. Size: Octavo. In black paper wrappers with gilt title to front wrapper and to spine. Binding in near-new condition. Interior pages are bright and clean. Owner signature to front free end paper. AUS/042921. Very Good.