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1 Allen, Oliver U. S. Overseas, The

New York: Time-Life Books [1969] 1970 revised edition. This concluding volume in the Time-Life Library of America series describes Puerto Rico and the many other overseas territories controlled by the U.S. No dust jacket, 4to in pictorial cloth, map endpapers, illustrated throughout in color and b&w, statistical summary, bibliography, label removal from rear free fly has caused some page wrinkling, contents o/w clean and tight with no marks, Good. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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2 Amos, William H. Wildlife of the Islands

New York: Harry N. Abrams 1980, 1st. A fascinating and many exquisite color photographs reveal the mystery islands in all the seas, with glossary. Dust jacket, sienna cloth, as new, near Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Amos, William H. Wildlife of the Islands

New York: Harry N. Abrams Publishers 1980. Because of their isolation, many islands boast extraordinary wildlife: this fascinating text and exquisite color photos reveal the wonders of the Pacific, the Caribbean, and the Mediterranean. Dust jacket, 4to, 175 color illustrations, chart, bird drawings, index, 231pp, as new, Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Arciniegas, German Caribbean: Sea of the New World

New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1946, 1st US edition. A readable history of the Caribbean, translated from the Spanish by Harriet de Onis. No dust jacket, 8vo in orange cloth somewhat faded especially on spine, 16 illustrations, tri-fold map, chronology, bibliography, index, xi+464+xiv pages, no marks, Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Becke Edward Barry

Boston: The St. Botolph Society 1922, new edition. A romance of the South Seas, pearling and mayhem and romance. Dust jacket with several chips and tears but nearly complete, 8vo in blue cloth with titles on front board in gilt, 4 illustrations by H. C. Edwards, 305pp, near Fine. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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6 Beebe, William Nonsuch: Land of Water

New York: National Travel Club and New York Zoological Society 1932. The writer and scientist presents a word picture of Nonsuch Island, Bermuda, a sea-encompassed, cedar-covered gem. Dust jacket tattered along edges but intact, 8vo in navy cloth with NTC seal gilt-stamped on front board, pictorial endpapers, 46 plates, index, 259pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Beebe, William Nonsuch: Land of Water

New York: Blue Ribbon Books 1932, reprint edition. The writer and scientist presents a word picture of Nonsuch Island, Bermuda, a sea-encompassed, cedar-covered gem. No dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth, index, 259pp, some shelf-wear and lightly soiled, contents clean and tight, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, Good/-. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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8 Boltin Masterpieces of Primitive Art

New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1978, 1st edition. Artistic achievements of the world's so-called primitive societies from Africa to Oceania, with 254 plates in full color. Dust jacket, tall 4to in brown tooled cloth, patterned endpapers, index, 264pp, near Fine. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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9 Burdick, Eugene Blue of Capricorn

Boston: Houghton Mifflin/Riverside Press 1961, 1st printing. Dramatized account of an exploration of Oceania. Dust jacket ragged on edges, blue cloth, no marks, contents clean and tight, overall Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Cameron Lost Paradise: The Exploration of the Pacific

Topsfield MA: Salem House Publishers 1987, 1st US edition, 1s printing. Making extensive use of contemporary sources, Ian Cameron chronicles both the triumph of the Pacific voyages of the European explorers, and the tragedy of their aftermath. Dust jacket, 4to in maroon cloth, illustrated with hundred of b&w and color full-page plates, index, 248pp, as new, Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Gwynn, Stephen Ulster

London: Blackie & Son Ltd., Beautiful Ireland series, undated c1944. Stephen Gwynn provides a lyrical description of Ireland, much enhanced by 12 beautiful full-color plates from paintings by Alexander Williams. Dust jacket ragged and torn with two half-inch portions missing near spine, 8vo in grey paper-covered boards, inscription on inside front endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, Fair. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Hall, James N. Far Lands, The

Boston: Little, Brown and Co. 1950 BCE. Hall tells the vivid and violent Polynesian legend of the Tongan prince Maui and his tragic adventures in the island of Kurapo. Dust jacket with portions missing but intact, 8vo in black cloth, glossary, 298pp, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, Good+/Fair. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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13 Heckman, Hazel Island Year

Seattle: University of Washington Press 1972. In her second book about Anderson Island in Puget Sound, Heckman brings the same clarity of vision and warmth to the natural life of her island and the cycle of the seasons; illustrated by Laurie Olin. Dust jacket, 8vo in patterned cloth, pen and ink drawings, list of plant and bird names, index, 255pp, as new, Fine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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14 Hughes, Robert Fatal Shore, The

New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1987, 1st edition, 4th printing BOMC. A history of the transportation of convicts to Australia, 1787-1868. Dust jacket, large 8vo in red cloth, 3 appendices, notes, bibliography, illustrations, index, 688pp, near Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 Kinsolving Mister Christian

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1st edition, 1st printing. A what-if historical novel that takes up where Mutiny on the Bounty left off, with the further adventures of our favorite mutineer. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in ochre cloth and brown paper, 380pp, as new, Fine. 
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16 Krieger, Herbert W. Island Peoples of the Western Pacific: Micronesia and Melane

Washington: Smithsonian Institution, War Background Studies No. 16, 1943. A summary of what was known, in the U.S. in 1943, of the Micronesian and Melanesia islands and their peoples and cultures. SOFT cover, 8vo saddle-stitched, small chip missing from fore edge of title page, 21 plates and 2 maps, selected bibliography, 104pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Lister-Kaye, John White Island, The

New York: E. P. Dutton 1973, 1st. An enchanting sequel to the story of Gavin Maxwell, his otters, and his island sanctuary. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 22 b&w photos, 179pp, as new, Fine/Fine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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18 MacLean, Alistair Bear Island

London: William Collins & Company 1971, 1st edition. A MacLean thriller that takes a film unit to an Arctic island, and one of them is a murderer. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 286pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Menard Islands

New York: Scientific American Books. No. 17, 1986. A marine biologist presents a unified picture of the birth, evolution, and death of oceanic islands. Dust jacket, illustrated throughout, as new, Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Michener, James Tales of the South Pacific

New York: The Macmillan Company [1947] 1952 1st edition, 14th printing. Michener presents the first of his stories, a Pulitzer Prize-winning collection of nineteen tales of the Pacific Islands. No dust jacket, 8vo in ochre cloth, 326pp, pages beginning to age-darken, contents clean and tight with no marks, a near Fine copy. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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