66043
BAYLISS, Janet
LIVING IN A VOLCANO

Perth ?. c. 1998. Author. 1st Ed. (6), 110 PP (recto only) with 1 plan & 4 maps, b/w illustrations (2 drawings and 65 photos) and colour illustrations (1 pasted down and 3 photos). Title page with a vignette of the volcano. Plastic covers, clear front, spiral bound. Compliments note to the previous owner, tipped in on verso of title page, and signed by the author. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Life in Rabaul until the eruption of 28th May 1937.
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$75

51348
BEARUP, A. J.
THE RAMU AND WAHGI VALLEYS OF NEW GUINEA (in The Australian Geographer)

Sydney. 1936. The Geographical Society of New South Wales. Vol. III, No. 1, May 1936. 32 PP. Contains article from P. 3 to 14 with 1 map and 12 b/w photos. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper, few foxing spots. Near fine. 24.8 x 18.5.
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$10

65890
BELL, Les & HEMING SHADBOLT, Gillian
NEW GUINEA ENGINEER: The Memoirs of Les Bell M.B.E. (Mil) - Silent Keys: VK4LZ

Sydney. 2002. Rosenberg Publishing. 1st Ed. 271 PP with 1 map, plus 24 pages with 46 b/w photos. Fp: map of Papua New Guinea and Cape Yotk Peninsula. Pictorial soft cover. Title page with dedicatory note to previous owner signed by Gillian Heming Shadbolt. Near fine. 23 x 15.3. 1877058076
Startling stories of peace and war in Queensland, Papua, New Guinea, New Britain, New Ireland and the Squally Islands; as told to Gillian Heming Shadbolt by wartime RAAF Flying Officer Les Bell MBE (Mil) - Silent Keys: VK4LZ.
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$40

57890
BERNDT, Ronald M. & LAWRENCE, Peter (editors)
POLITICS IN NEW GUINEA, Traditional and in the Context of Change some Anthropological Perspectives

Perth. 1971. University of Western Australia Press. 1st Ed. XVIII, 430 PP with 3 tables, 7 maps and 8 diagrams. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket with traces of water damage, o/wise very good. 24.8 x 17.8. 855640537
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$20

65908
BEROS, Sapper H. (Bert)
THE FUZZY WUZZY ANGELS and other verses

Sydney. F. H. Johnston. 3rd edition. 103, (1) PP with portrait of the author and 8 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Covers with creases, rubbed and reinforced in the gutter. Some pages a little dog-eared, previous owner's signature on half-title page, o/wise a good copy. 18 x 12.5.
Australian Bibliography No. 04833.
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$25

65889
BRUNE, Peter
THOSE RAGGED BLOODY HEROES: from the Kokoda Trail to Gona Beach 1942

Sydney. 1992. Allen & Unwin. Second impression of the 1992 paperback edition of the 1991 original.. Foreword by Lieutenant-Colonel Ralph Honner. XVI, 309 PP with b/w illustrations (6 drawings / cartoons, 12 maps / plans and 59 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 23 x 15.3. 1863732640
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$10

65746
BULBECK, Chilla
AUSTRALIAN WOMEN IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Colonial Passages 1920-1960

Melbourne. 1992. Cambridge University Press. 1st Ed. XII, 327 PP with 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Slight ageing of paper. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Two names in the biographical notes underlined, o/wise fine. 24.2 x 17.8. 0521412854
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$30

66308
BUXTON, Keith
PAPUA NEW GUINEA - THE GOLDEN YEARS

c. 2002. Author 1st Ed. XII, 308 PP with 11 colour photos and 97 b/w illustrations (1 map, 1 sketch, 1 drawing, 5 documents and 89 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Note on the title page signed by the author. Covers with a few creases and lightly rubbed. Very good. 21 x 14.8. 0958186103
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$15

65933
CHINNERY, Sarah
MALAGUNA ROAD - The Papua and New Guinea Diaries of Sarah Chinnery

Canberra. 1998. National Library of Australia. 1st Ed. Edited and introduced by Kate Fortune. (4), 246 PP with 1 drawing, 6 maps & plans and 50 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on title page. Signs of old water damage affecting the book (paper crumpled, covers with creases). Reading copy only. 23 x 15. 0642106878
Account of indigenous and colonial life in New Guinea during the 1920s and early 1930s.
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$10

65622
CLELAND, Rachel
PATHWAYS TO INDEPENDENCE - Story of Official and Family Life in Papua New Guinea from 1951 to 1975

Perth. 1985. Author. 2nd edition of the 1984 original. 370 PP with 20 head pieces and 39 b/w photos. Eps: Maps of Papua New Guinea with inserts. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Note to previous owner at top of title page, o/wise near fine. 23.2 x 15.7. 0958935408
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$5

65823
COCKCROFT, John
ISLES OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC - Papua and New Guinea, New Britain, New Ireland, Bougainville

Sydney. 1968. Angus and Robertson. 1st Ed. 136 PP with 1 map, 29 drawings by Faye Owner, 70 b/w and 16 colour photos (caption of photographs in English and Pidgin). Hard cover, device on front board. Name of previous owner on title page. Covers with rubbed patches and repaired at head of spine. Very good. 28.7 x 22.
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$5

65713
DAY, Ronnie / PARKER, Gail & PEARCE, Rod
THE AIR WAR FOR RABAUL / AICHI D3A 'VAL' RECOVERY (in After the Battle, No. 133)

London. 2006. Battle of Britain International Ltd. Issue, No. 133, edited by Winston G. Ramsey & Karel Margry. 56 PP. Contains 2 articles, pages 1 to 38 with 4 maps, 3 colour and 88 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$20

65655
DEXTER, David
THE NEW GUINEA OFFENSIVES

Canberra. 1961. Australian War Memorial. 1st Ed., in the "Australia in the War of 1939-1945" series One (Army), Volume VI. XX, 851 PP with 8 maps and 98 sketch maps, plus 52 pages with 5 maps (1 on double page) and 68 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24 x 16.
Vol VI: The New Guinea Offensives.
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$35

65877
DORNEY, Sean
PAPUA NEW GUINEA: People, Politics and History since 1975

Sydney. 1991. Random House Australia. 3rd printing of the 1990 original. (6), 345 PP with 1 map. Fp: map of Papua New Guinea. Pictorial soft cover. Ageing of paper and foxing. Name of previous owner on title page. Very good. 19.8 x 12.8. 0091694612
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$10

38205
DUPEYRAT, André
VINGT ET UN ANS CHEZ LES PAPOUS

Paris. 1957. La Colombe. Reprint of the 1952 original. Preface by Paul Claudel. (4), III, 4-240 PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 39 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing, o/wise very good. French text. 21.2 x 14.
Mitsinari - Twenty-one years with the Papuans.
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$15

65785
EAMES, Jim
THE SEARCHERS, and their endless quest for lost aircrew in the Southwest Pacific

Brisbane. 1999. University of Queensland Press. 1st Ed. VIII, (2), 237 PP with 5 maps, plus 32 pages with 54 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper and foxing spots on outside edges. Name of previous owner on title page. Very good. Scarce. 22.8 x 15.2. 070223026X
"A thousand Australian airmen remained unaccounted for at war's end in 1945 - solving the puzzle of their disappearance was the task of the intrepid RAAF searcher unit".
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$70

65881
FLANNERY, Tim
THROWIM WAY LEG: An Adventure

Melbourne. 1998. Text Publishing. 1st Ed. (10), 326 PP with head pieces and 8 maps (1 on double page), plus 16 pages with 28 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on title page. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 23.3 x 15.3.. 1875847626
Discoveries and studies on the Island of New Guinea (Irian Jaya & Papua New Guinea).
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$10

65901
HARKNESS, Chris & Louise
NEW GUINEA - THE WAHGI IMPACT

Brisbane. 1994. Robert Brown & Associates (Queensland) Pty Ltd. 1st printing, edited by Norm Camps. 383 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map, 2 plans, 2 facsimiles of a letter and front page of a newspaper, 5 tail pieces, 19 head pieces and 29 photos. Pictorial soft cover. Ageing of first and last leaves. Scoring in front of 3 names of the Index. Name of previous owner on half title page, o/wise near fine. 21 x 13.7. 1862730792
Life in the Highlands of the Territory of Papua and New Guinea. The Wahgi - a valley in the clouds.
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$20

65654
HARTUNG, Gunter
AIR NIUGINI

Port Moresby. 1989. Air Niugini Edition. 1st Ed. No pagination, 48 PP with 5 b/w photos and 23 colour photos by Dietmar Plath. Laminated pictorial boards. Occasional foxing spots, o/wise fine. 28.5 x 21.5.
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$15

65866
HOLDSWORTH, David
MANUS AND NEW IRELAND

Bathurst. 1989. Robert Brown & Associates (Aust) Pty.Ltd. Reprint of the 1982 original, in the PNG / "Papua New Guinea" series. No pagination, 32 PP with 49 colour photos. Inside rear cover: Map of Manus and New Ireland. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 18.4. 090919727X
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$10

65867
HOLDSWORTH, David
RABAUL AND BOUGAINVILLE

Port Moresby. 1972. Robert Brown & Associates Pty.Ltd. 1st Ed., in the PNG / "Papua New Guinea" series. No pagination, 32 PP with 46 colour photos. Inside rear cover: Map of the Solomon Sea. Pictorial soft covers a little soiled, o/wise very good. 24 x 18.4. 0851794696
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$10

65865
HOLDSWORTH, David
RABAUL AND NEW BRITAIN

Bathurst. 1989. Robert Brown & Associates (Aust) Pty.Ltd. Reprint of the 1986 original, in the PNG / "Papua New Guinea" series. No pagination, 32 PP with 51 colour photos. Inside rear cover: Map of New Britain. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 18.4. 0949267244
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$10

65770
JOHNSON, R.W. & THREFALL, N. A.
VOLCANO TOWN - The 1937-43 Rabaul Eruptions

Buranda, Qld. 1992. Robert Brown & Associates (Qld) Pty Ltd. Reprint of the 1985 Original. Foreword by C. M. Taylor. (12), 151 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings and sketches, maps and charts, and over 100 photos). Hard cover, title on front board and spine. Discreet name of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a fine copy. 26.5 x 19.5 097926718X
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$20

65886
KETTLE, Ellen
THAT THEY MIGHT LIVE

Sydney. 1979. F. P. Leonard. 1st Ed. Foreword by Frank Leonard. VIII, 368 PP with b/w illustrations (19 headpieces, 8 maps and 125 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Covers with creases. Slight ageing of paper. Name of previous owners on title page. Occasional foxinng. Very good. 23.8 x 18. 0908203020
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$25

65714
KÖHNKE, Glenys
THE SHARK CALLERS - An Ancient Fishing Tradition of New Ireland, Papua New Guinea

Boroko, PNG. 1974. Yumi Press. 1st Ed. 116 PP with b/w an colour illustrations. Eps: "Early Shark Callers", from the Journal of Abel Janszoon Tasman. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, signature of previous owner and date on title-page, o/wise fine. 29.3 x 23.8. 0959816402
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$20

47545
LEWIS, Albert Buell
DECORATIVE ART OF NEW GUINEA - Incised designs

Chicago. 1925. Field Museum of Natural History. 1st Ed., No.4 in the Anthropology Design series. (2), 2 PP with 2 b/w photos, plus 52 b/w plates. Rebacked copy, retaining original front cover. Internally fine. 30.5 x 22.7.
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$25

65862
LYNG, Capt. James
OUR NEW POSSESSION (Late German New Guinea)

Melbourne. 1919. Melbourne Publishing Company. 1st Ed. 248 PP with 1 map, plus 15 b/w plates with 1 map and 15 photos. Fp: Map of the Late German New Guinea. Hard cover. Names and stamps of previous owners on inside front cover, FFEP and half-title page. Foxing on outside edges and light wear at extremities of spine, o/wise a near fine copy. 19 x 13.
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$25

65884
McCOSKER, Anne
MASKED EDEN: A History of the Australians in New Guinea

Maleny, Qld. 1998. Matala Press. 1st Ed. Foreword by John Leeuwin-Clark. XI, (5), 354 PP with b/w illustrations (3 maps, 13 facsimile of documents and 52 b/w photos). Pictorial soft cover. Spine with creases. Faint foxing on outside edges. Name of previous owner on title page. Near fine. 25.8 x 18.5. 064635289X
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$60

65772
McDONALD, Neil & BRUNE, Peter
200 SHOTS: Damien Parer, George Silk and the Australians at war in New Guinea

Sydney. 1998. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. X, 197 PP with b/w illustrations (4 drawings and sketches, 5 maps and photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owners on title page, o/wise fine. 26 x 19.5 1864485418
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$30

65755
MACKENZIE, S. S.
THE AUSTRALIANS AT RABAUL - The Capture and Administration of the German Possessions in the Southern Pacific

Sydney. 1938. Angus & Robertson. 6th edition of the 1927 original. The Official History of Australia in the War of 1914-1918, Volume X: Rabaul. XVI, 412 PP with 47 sketch maps or plans, plus 8 maps (2 on double pages), 2 plates in colour and 72 plates with over 90 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): The landing of the Naval brigade at Kabakaul, 11th September 1914. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on half title page. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise very good. 21.5 x 15.
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$35

65514
McLAUGHLIN, Geoff (editor)
PARADISE FACES: A selection of stories from Air Niugini's in-flight magazine

Port Moresby. 1978. Air Niugini. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dieter Seefeld. 143 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Near fine. 29.5 x 22. 9980907991
34 stories. ... Amelia Earhart remembered, by Bruce D. Hoy. The Kula Ring, by Caroll Ruff.
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$20

65748
MURPHY, John J.
THE BOOK OF PIDGIN ENGLISH / BUK BILONG TOK PISIN

Carina, Qld. 1989. Robert Brown and Associates. 13th printing (revised and enlarged) of the 1943 original. Foreword by Basil Morris. 180 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of title page. Very good. 18.2 x 12. 0909197881
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$15

51398
N/A
AUSTRALIAN TERRITORIES. Vol. 1, No. 5

Canberra. 1961. Department of Territories. August 1961. 48 PP with b/w illustrations. Fine. 23.4 x 14.8.
The future of the Missions. The Election in Papua and New Guinea. Native ex-Servicemen share in credit scheme. Reptiles in New Guinea.
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$10

51399
N/A
AUSTRALIAN TERRITORIES. Vol. 1, No. 6

Canberra. 1961. Department of Territories. October 1961. 48 PP with b/w illustrations. Fine. 23.4 x 14.8.
Sir Hubert Murray: the Man and his Policy. The Vegetation of New Guinea. Education in Christmas Island. The postage stamps of Norfolk Island.
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$10

57905
NELSON, Hank
TAIM BILONG MASTA - The Australian Involvement with Papua New Guinea

Sydney. 1990. ABC Books / Australian Broadcasting Corporation. New ediion of the 1982 original. 224 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on half title page. Very good. 26 x 20.5. 0733300693
Based on the ABC Radio series, produced by Tim Bowden.
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$15

65288
NEUMANN, Klaus
RABAUL, Yu Swit Moa Yet - Surviving the 1994 Volcanic Eruption

Boroko, PNG. 1996. Oxford University Press. 1st Ed. X, 181 PP with b/w illustrations (2 drawings 4 maps and 15 b/w photos). Pictorial soft cover. Stamp of the New Britain Provincial Government inside the front and rear covers. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 0195540093
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$30

65837
PHILLIPS, Anna
AS THE CATALINA FLIES, ... a Hungarian girl growing up in Bougainville

Springwood, N.S.W. 1993. Butterfly Books. 1st Ed. XI, 155 PP with 16 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on half title page. Fine. 21.5 x 14. 0947333495
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$25

65289
RABAUL
RABAUL: Heart of the Islands / where Volcanoes meet the Sea

Rabaul. c. 1974. New Britain Tourist Association. Folded travel brochure. Outside: 2 drawings and 8 colour photos. Inside: Information on Customs & Immigration, Health and Clothing ..., plus 1 map of Gazelle Peninsula, 1 plan of Rabaul. Near fine. Format: 45 x 35. Folded format: 22.5 x 9.
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$10

65260
RAPHALEN, Daniel
L'ODYSSEE DE PORT-BRETON, ou le Rêve Océanien du Marquis de Rays (1877-1882)

Bannalec, French Brittany. 1986. Author / Imprimerie Régionale. 1st Ed. 278, (2) PP with b/w illustrations (engravings, facsimile of documents, maps, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Covers slightly rubbed and spine lightly sunned. Dedicatory note on half title page signed by the author. Very good. French text. 24 x 16 2950156401
Kingdom of New France / Colony of Port Breton centred on Port Breton, South of New Ireland, Bismarck archipelago.
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$30

66042
REESON, Margaret
A VERY LONG WAR: The Experiences of the Families of the Missing Men of the New Guinea Islands, 1941-1994

Canberra. 1996. Author / ANU. Thesis. (4), II, 132 PP. Title page with name of previous owner at top and an appreciation note to her signed by the author. Plastic covers, clear front, spiral bound. Some names on the acknowledgements pages (I & II) underlined. Near fine. 20.7 x 21.
Thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Arts at the Australian National University in March 1996.
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$80

65879
REESON, Margaret
WHEREABOUTS UNKNOWN

Sydney. 1993. Albatros Books Pty Ltd. 1st Ed. 509, (3) PP with 2 maps and 34 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing. Title page with name of previous owner and dedicatory note signed by author. Fine. 21 x 14. 0732410037
The story of those who disappeared after the fall of Rabaul in 1942, and the women who waited.
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$20

65870
STONE, Andrew J.
A WALK IN THEIR FOOTSTEPS: A Kokoda Trail Experience - A Modern Soldier's Personal story

Sydney. 1997. Australian Military History Publications. 1st Ed. X, 102 PP with 2 maps and 44 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Signature of previous owner on title page, o/wise fine. 21 x 15. 0958669341
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$20

65455
STONE, Peter
HOSTAGES TO FREEDOM, The Fall of Rabaul

Yarram, Vic. 1995. Oceans Enterprises. 1st Ed. (12), VI, 514 PP (24 PP Ref., Bibliography & Acknowledgements), 30 PP Index. Profusely illustrated in b/w. Title-page: Aerial view of Simpson Harbour during bombing raid. Eps: Japanese map of Blanche Bay. Hard cover, gilt-engraved front & spine, dj. Dedicatory note on verso of front endpaper, dated and signed by the author. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned, o/wise fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 0646241249
History of Rabaul pre-World War II and the war years, from 1941 to 1945 and the subsequent years of land and sea salvage. An extensive work.
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$125

65208
THRELFALL, Neville
ONE HUNDRED YEARS IN THE ISLANDS: The Methodist/United Church in the New Guinea Islands Region 1875-1975

Rabaul, PNG. 1975. Toksave na Bul Dipatmen. 1st Ed. Foreword by Saimon Gaius. 288 PP with b/w illustrations (vignette on title page, 1 map, facsimile of document, 1 tail piece, portraits and photos). FEP: Map of the Bismarck Archipelago. REP: Map of North East Gazelle Peninsula. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22.8 x 14.4. 0869380168
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$40

65627
VEALE, Lionel
THE LONG ISLAND MISSION - Coastwatchers at War in New Guinea, 2nd Mission

Gold Coast. 2002. Author. 1st Ed. 304 PP with 3 maps, tail pieces and 13 b/w photos. Eps: Map of New Guinea. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Signature of previous owner on title page. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 25 x 15.8. 095773851X
Party of coastwatchers based in 1942, on Long Island, at the opening of Vitiaz Strait between Huon Peninsula (New Guinea) and New Britain.
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$100

65822
WILLEY, Keith & SMITH, Robin
NEW GUINEA - A Journey Through 10,000 Years

Melbourne. 1972. Lansdowne Press. Reprint of the 1969 original. (8), 168 PP with b/w and colour photos by Robin Smith. FEP: Map of New Guinea. Hard cover, dj. Small rubbed patch at top of front endpaper. Name of previous owner on title page. Near fine. Large format: 31 x 26. 0701800402.
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$20

65677
WILLIAMS, Andrea (editor)
Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the INDEPENDENCE OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Sydney. 2006. Una Voce / Papua New Guinea Association of Australia, Inc. 1st Ed. Foreword by Harry West, President. No pagination, 12 PP with 1 musical score (National Anthem), 5 b/w illustrations (2 photos and 3 crests) and 32 colour illustrations: 8 photos, 1 National Crest, 9 photos and 23 flags (4 National and 19 Provincial). Fine. 21 x 14.7.
Guest Speaker: Paul Nerau, Papua New Guinea's Consul General.
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$20

65721
WRIGHT, Malcolm
THE GENTLE SAVAGE

Sydney. 1966. Lansdowne Press. 1st Ed. Foreword by Commander Eric Feldt. (10), 172 PP, plus 12 pages with 25 b/w photos. Fp: The approaching monsoon seen from a New Guinea beach. Eps: map of the Territory of Papua and New Guinea. Name of previous owner on title page. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22 x 14.
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$25