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Dugum Dani : A Papuan Culture in the Highlands of West New Guinea

By: HEIDER, Karl G. Viking Fund Publications in Anthropology Number 49

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated, New York, 1970,:

Seller ID: 102244


HEIDER, Karl G. The Dugum Dani : A Papuan Culture in the Highlands of West New Guinea. Viking Fund Publications in Anthropology Number Forty-Nine. (New York) : Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Incorporated, 1970. Pp (8),vii-xv,(3),3-334,(4). Illustrated. Maps. Index. Large 8vo, tan card covers, lettered in maroon. "This study is a descriptive ethnography of the Dugum Dani, a Papuan society in the Central Highlands of West New Guinea (Irian Barat, Indonesia}. based on research carried out in 1961-1963and 1968. Despite the trend toward more specialized anthropological res... View more info

Dyer's Art : ikat, batik, plangi. First Printing in dusttjacket

By: LARSEN, Jack Lenor BUHLER, Alfred SALYOM, Bronwen and Garrett HANSON, Bob

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Van NostrandReinhold Limited, New York, 1976, ISBN:0442246854:

Seller ID: 102911


LARSEN, Jack Lenor. The Dyer's Art : ikat, batik, plangi. New York, et al :Van Nostrand Reinhold Limited, (1976). First Printing. Pp (11),[12]-272. I llustrated. Index. Double Column. 4to, blue cloth, gilt to front board and spine. "This luxurious volume is the first to focus exclusively on resist dyeing as an art form. It brings together superb examples from cultures on every continent, and includes the work of many contemporary artist-craftsmen. The extraordinary story of the discovery, development, trade, and importance of these age-old techniques is sensitively told, with keen insights... View more info

East Timor : The Struggle Continues

By: RETBOLL, Torben (ed.) IWGIA Document 50)

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Publisher: International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs, Copenhagen, 1984,:

Seller ID: 65810


RETBØLL, Torben (ed.). East Timor : The Struggle Continues . Edited by Torben Retbøll. Copenhagen: (International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs), 1984. Pp. [2],(1)-219,[3]. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers with black lettering to spine. IWGIA Document no. 50. Very slightly cocked,else vg. 25.00 View more info

East Timor, Indonesia and the Western Democracies

By: CHOMSKY, Noam IWGIA Document 40) RETBØLL, Torben (edited by)

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Publisher: International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs, Copenhagen, 1980,:

Seller ID: 60326


CHOMSKY, Noam. East Timor, Indonesia and the Western Democracies : A Collection of Documents ; edited by Torben Retbøll. Copenhagen, Denmark: (International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs), 1980. Pp. 138. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers with white spine. IWGIA Document 40. Contents: "Statement delivered to the Fourth Committee of the United Nations General Assembly, November 1978" by Noam Chomsky ; FRETILIN ; Refugees ; Letters Smuggled out of Timor ; East Timor Officials ; A Timorese in Indonesia ; Indonesian Relief Workers in Timor ; Indonesian Officials ; Foreign ... View more info

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Eclipse of Empire. First Edition in dustjacket

By: LOW, D. A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1991, ISBN:0521383293: 1991

Seller ID: 110307

ISBN: 0521383293


LOW, D. A. Eclipse of Empire. Cambridge [et al] : Cambridge University Press, (1991). First Edition. Pp (8),[ix]-xvi,[1]-375,(1). Maps. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The middle decades of the twentieth century witnessed the great dramas of the ending of Western imperial rule in Africa and Asia. A series of nationalist onslaughts was launched against the British Empire and these greatly reshaped the modern world. Professor Anthony Low has studied the end of the British Empire and its aftermath for many years. This volume brings together for the first time man... View more info

Een Jaar Onder de Karo-Bataks. Second Edition

By: NEUMANN, J. H

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Uitgave N.V. Boekhandel en Drukkerij V.H. Varekamp & Co., Medan, 1949,:

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NEUMANN, J. H. [Johann Heinrich]. Een Jaar Onder de Karo-Bataks. Medan : Uitgave N.V. Boekhandel en Drukkerij V.H. Varekamp & Co., 1949. Second Edition. Pp (4),5-120. 8vo, illustrated cream card covers, French flaps, printed in blue. Johann Heinrich Newmann (1876-1949) was a dutch protestant minister who worked some 19 years amongst the Karo-Batak population of Sumatra. This book "A Year Among the Karo-Batak" was first published in 1917. Text in Dutch. Spine and margins browned, tear to lower fore-corner of front cover,browning to a coupl;e of leaves, else very good. 50.00 View more info

En Soekarno Lacht...!

By: van SPRANG, Alfred

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Publisher: 1946,:

Seller ID: 27735


van SPRANG, Alfred. En Soekarno Lacht...! Journalistieke ervaringen van een Nederlandsch oorlogscorrespondent in Indië. 'sGravenhage : Uitgeveru W. van Hoeve, (1946). Pp 109. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Stain to bottom of spine, else vg. 25.00 View more info

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Équipages et Voiliers de Bira. 2 vols pb.

By: PIOLLET, Paul

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Paul Piollet, Ternant, 2000, ISBN:2950977642:

Seller ID: 38619


PIOLLET, Paul. Équipages et Voiliers de Bira : photographies et documents recuellis par Paul Piollet. (Ternant: Paul Piollet, 2000). Two volumes. Pp 150; 115. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Images d'Indonesie- troisième cahier. "Gowa, important centre islamique, sa développe vers la fin du XVIe siècle et met la main sur une bonne partie du commerce oriental des épices pendant plusieurs décennies. ...A l'intersection de quatre mers, Gowa possédait alors une flotte de commerce comportant des milliers de bateaux. Sa tradition maritime légendaire qui s'est transmise par la voie coutumi... View more info

European Reconnaissance. Selected Documents. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: PARRY, J.H. Documentary History of Western Civilization series).

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Publisher: Macmillan, London, 1968,:

Seller ID: 108772


PARRY, J.H., ed. The European Reconnaissance : Selected Documents. London: Macmillan, 1968. First Printing. Pp. (6),[v]-vii,(3),[1]-381,(5). Illustrated with six maps to text. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A volume in The Documentary History of Western Civilization series. "The documents which comprise the greater part of this book are concerned with the process of maritime discovery. [...] Most of them are written by men who took part in voyages of discovery; or else comments by contemporaries who were in a position to assess their achievements. The voyages themselves were in... View more info

Far Harbors. signed pres. no dj.

By: HUTCHINSON, Hubbard

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Putnams, 1924,:

Seller ID: 35875


HUTCHINSON, Hubbard. Far Harbors : Around the World. NY: Putnams, 1924. Pp 324, frontis., 26 leaves plates. 8vo, blue cloth, t.e.g. An urbane travelogue recording a voyage from New York through the Mediterranean, Suez to India and Indonesia, China, the South Pacific Islands, Panama and the Caribbean. The author is a keen observer of local peculiarities and is bold enough to comment on the political situation of the places he visits. Slightly rubbed, spine discoloured, else vg. Presentation copy signed by author. 60.00 View more info

Field Guide to the Birds of Java and Bali. 3rd printing

By: MacKINNON, John SYAMSUDIN, Iskah BAKHUR, Mas NASH Stephen

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Gadjah Mada University Press, 1991, ISBN:9794200921:

Seller ID: 67639


MacKINNON, John. Field Guide to the Birds of Java and Bali. Illustrated by Iskah Syamsudin, Mas Bakhur, Stephen Nash, Ann Biggs. (Yogyakarta, Indonesia): Gadjah Mada University Press, (1991). Third Printing. Pp. 391+ [48] pp of colour plates. Illustrated with maps to endpapers and drawings to text. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Light creasing to front cover, ow very good. 60.00 View more info

Fisheries and Aquaculture Research Capabilities and Needs in Asia

By: Fisheries-Asia] World Bank Technical Paper Number 147, Fisheries Series.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: World Bank, 1991,:

Seller ID: 43231


[Fisheries-Asia]. Fisheries and Aquaculture Research Capabilities and Needs in Asia : Studies of India, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and the ASEAN Region. The World Bank/United Nations Development Programme/Commission of the European Communities/Food and Agricultural Organization. Washington, DC: The World Bank, (1991). Pp 70. 4to, ill. card covers. World Bank Technical Paper Number 147, Fisheries Series. Vg. 10.00 View more info

Fishing Baskets of Asia Pacific.

By: Exhibition Catalogue).

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Publisher: Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, 1997, ISBN:0969979053:

Seller ID: 78879


(Exhibition Catalogue). Fishing Baskets of Asia Pacific. Toronto : Harbourfront Centre, (1997). Pp (3),4-32. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, blue card covers. A book to accompany an exhibition at the Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, Lunenburg, N.S.; York Quay Centre, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto; MaritimeMuseum of British Columbia, Victoria; and the Vancouver Maritime Museum, V ancouver. With five essays : Fishing Cultures (R.E. Johannes); An EcosystemApproach to Sustainable Development (Lennox Hinds); The Fishing Culture of the Biak People, Padaido Islands, Indonesia (Irene Novaczek); The Fishes, F... View more info

Forced Labour and Economic Development : An Enquiry into the Experience of Soviet Industrialization. First Edition in dustjacket

By: SWIANIEWICZ, Stanislaw SWIANIEWICZ, S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London / New York / Toronto, 1965,:

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SWIANIEWICZ, S. Forced Labour and Economic Development : An Enquiry into the Experience of Soviet Industrialization. London / New York / Toronto : Oxford University Press, 1965. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-ix,(3),[1]-321,(3). 8vo, brown cloth, copper titles to spine. Issued under the auspices of the Royal Institute of International Affairs. The author taught at Saint Mary's University in Halifax. "This book analyses the economic factors which led to coercion on so vast a scale during the industrialization of Soviet Russia. It goes on to consider the relevance of Soviet experience for underde... View more info

Forced Labour and Economic Development : An Enquiry into the Experience of Soviet Industrialization. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: SWIANIEWICZ, Stanislaw SWIANIEWICZ, S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London / New York / Toronto , 1965,:

Seller ID: 57557


SWIANIEWICZ, S. Forced Labour and Economic Development : An Enquiry into the Experience of Soviet Industrialization. London / New York / Toronto : Oxford University Press, 1965. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-ix,(3),[1]-321,(3). 8vo, brown cloth, copper titles to spine. Issued under the auspices of the Royal Institute of International Affairs. The author taught at Saint Mary's University in Halifax. "This book analyses the economic factors which led to coercion on so vast a scale during the industrialization of Soviet Russia. It goes on to consider the relevance of Soviet experience for underde... View more info

Forced Labour and Economic Development : An Enquiry into the Experience of Soviet Industrialization. First Edition, Signed

By: SWIANIEWICZ, Stanislaw SWIANIEWICZ, S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London, 1965,:

Seller ID: 100478


SWIANIEWICZ, S. Forced Labour and Economic Development : An Enquiry into the Experience of Soviet Industrialization. London / New York / Toronto : Oxford University Press, 1965. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-ix,(3),[1]-321,(3). 8vo, brown cloth, copper titles to spine. Issued under the auspices of the Royal Institute of International Affairs. The author taught at Saint Mary's University in Halifax. "This book analyses the economic factors which led to coercion on so vast a scale during the industrialization of Soviet Russia. It goes on to consider the relevance of Soviet experience for underde... View more info

History of Officer Social Origins, Selection, Education and Training Since the Eighteenth Century : An Introductory Bibliography. 17th Military History Symposium.

By: CONVERSE, Elliott V., III, Dr. WHITE, Elwood L. United States Air Force Academy Library Special Bibliography Series 90.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United States Air Force Academy Library, 1996,:

Seller ID: 115215


CONVERSE, Elliott V., III, Dr. and Elwood L. WHITE. The History of Officer Social Origins, Selection, Education and Training Since the Eighteenth Century : An Introductory Bibliography. [N.pl.] : United States Air Force Academy Library, September 1996. Pp. (6),[1]-129,(1). 8vo, side-stapled decorated white card covers, no spine, black lettering to front. United States Air Force Academy Library Special Bibliography Series, number 90. Includes entries under the following geographical headings: General/Comparative, Africa (General), Argentina, Australia, Austria-Hungary (Austria and Hungary), Bel... View more info

International Law of the Sea : A Bibliography.

By: PAPADAKIS, Nikos.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Sijthoff and Noordhoff, Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands, 1980, ISBN:9028602690.:

Seller ID: 103721


PAPADAKIS, Nikos. International Law of the Sea : A Bibliography. Alphen aanden Rijn, The Netherlands / Germantown, Maryland : Sijthoff and Noordhoff, 1980. Pp (6),vii-xvii,(1),1-457,(1). 8vo, blue & green cloth, lettered in white to front & spine. Arranged in nine parts: I. Introduction – The Marine Environment and the International Law of the Sea II. Maritime Zones and Maritime Jurisdiction III. The Legal Regime of the Sea-Bed and Subsoil Beyond the Limits of National Jurisdiction IV. Marine Resources V. Protection and Preservation of the Marine Environment VI. Marine Scientific Research VI... View more info

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Jakarta : A History. First Edition

By: ABEYASEKERE, Susan

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Singapore [et al], 1987, ISBN:0195826884: 1987

Seller ID: 113251

ISBN: 0195826884


ABEYASEKERE, Susan. Jakarta : A History. Singapore [et al] : Oxford University Press, 1987. Pp (4),[v]-xvii,(3),[3]-280,(2),+ 16 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, illustrated grey paper-covered boards (hardcover), lettered in blue, orange, pale yellow, white and black. "This study of Jakarta presents the first general history of the city. It follows two main themes. One is the clash between dream and reality. For nearly 400 years, governments have wanted Jakarta to be the show-piece for their policies in the Indonesian archipelago. From 1619 until 1949, the Dutch saw the city as a Eu... View more info

Jane's Civil and Military Aircraft Upgrades 1993-94. First Edition

By: MICHELL, Simon (ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Jane's Information Group, Coulsdon, Surrey, 1992, ISBN:0710610467:

Seller ID: 108321


MICHELL, Simon (ed.). Jane's Civil and Military Aircraft Upgrades 1993-94. First Edition. Coulsdon, Surrey : Jane's Information Group, 1992. Pp (1),2-412,(4). Illustrated. Index. Triple Column. Folio, blue cloth, gil lettering to front board and spine. A biennial publication which covers aircraft still flying, but no longer in production. Each entry shows the original quantity built, specifications, manufacturer and history. The book details those which have been upgraded and those which remain unchanged. Contents : Argentina; Belgium; Brazil; Canada; Chikle; China, People's Republic; Czechosl... View more info