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Running Away to Sea : Round the World on a Tramp Freighter. First Edition in dustjacket

By: FETHERLING, Douglas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 1998, ISBN:0771031157:

Seller ID: 61728


FETHERLING, Douglas. Running Away to Sea : Round the World on a Tramp Freighter. (Toronto) : McClelland & Stewart, (1998). First Printing. Pp (10),1-245,(1). A few illustrations in the text. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Douglas George Fetherling (b. January 1, 1949, Wheeling, West Virginia). "At a low point in his life, the prolific Canadian writer Douglas Fetherling sought to clear his head by taking the kind of trip that many of us dream about - going round the world on one of the last of the tramp freighters. The four-month voyage carried him (and a handful of other travelle... View more info

Scent of Cloves. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: LOFTS, Norah. ZINKEISEN, Doris, jacket design.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1958,:

Seller ID: 107149


LOFTS, Norah. Scent of Cloves. [Jacket design by Doris Zinkeisen]. London: Hutchinson of London, (1958). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-319,(1). 8vo, pebbled black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "In 'Scent of Cloves', Norah Lofts, one of the most popular and successful writers of today, has written what many believe to be her finest story. Like her outstanding success, 'Silver Nutmeg', this novel is set in Indonesia in the seventeenth century, and it is characterized by the author's remarkable power to convey place and period. It has as its central theme the triumph of heredity over enviro... View more info

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Schetsen van de Gouvernements-Marine. 2 vols.

By: BACKER DIRKS, F.C

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Ministerie van Defensie, 1980,:

Seller ID: 42177


BACKER DIRKS, F.C. Schetsen van de Gouvernements-Marine : Bijdrage tot de geschiedenis van het Zeewezen. 'S-Gravenhage: Ministerie van Defensie, 1980.In two volumes. Pp 309; 152. 4to, blue cloth (vol. 1); 8vo, blue cloth (vo l. 2). An illustrated history of Dutch government ships and their role in the administration of the Netherlands' colonial possessions. Gift inscription, spine-sunned (vol. 1); lower front corner bumped (vol. 2), else vg. For the set. 200.00 View more info

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Scraping the Barrel : The Worldwide Potential for Enhanced Oil Recovery

By: DAFTER, Ray

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Financial Times Business Information Ltd., London, 0, ISBN:0903199432: 1980

Seller ID: 109216

ISBN: 0903199432


DAFTER, Ray. Scraping the Barrel : The Worldwide Potential for Enhanced Oil Recovery. London : The Financial Times Business Information Ltd., 1980. Pp (2),iii-x,1-229,(1),+ folding colour map. With 22 figures and 21 tables. 4to, black comb-bound, pale yellow card covers, lettered in black. Financial Times Management Reports. Enhanced-oil-recovery techniques allow a higher proportion of crude oil to be produced and will stretch recoverable world oil resources. Examples of successful thermal, chemical, and miscible techniques are already available in oilfield pilot pr... View more info

Seatramps : Five Years of Ocean Life First Edition in dustjacket

By: MARTIN, Sheila

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Paul Elek, London, 1977, ISBN:0236400908:

Seller ID: 28726


MARTIN, Sheila. Seatramps: Five Years of Ocean Life. London : Paul Elek, (1977). First Edition. Pp (4),[5]-192 +8-page central section of b&w photos. Some diagrams, &c in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With map endpapers. Toy 0447. Norman Martin (b. Australia). "Tahiti, Bali, St. Helena, Rio; palm-fringed talcum powder sands on peaceful atolls, viciousbuffetings in tempestuous straits- the kaleidoscopic range of the Martins' experience over five years of roaming the globe in their 42-foot ketch She bessa sounds like a dream. But it all began with a down to earth desire... View more info

Security in the Asia-Pacific Region : The Challenge of a Changing Environment

By: SELOCHAN, Viberto (ed.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Australian Defence Studies Centre, 1993, ISBN:0731702611:

Seller ID: 106067


SELOCHAN, Viberto (ed.). Security in the Asia-Pacific Region : The Challenge of a Changing Environment. (University College) : Australian Defence Studies Centre, (1993). Pp (2),[iii]-x,1-251,(1). Large 8vo, illustrated black card covers, front cover lettered in white, black lettering to white spine.Chapters were all originally delivered as papers at a conference entitled Security in the Asia-Pacific Region: the Challenge of a Changing Environment, held at Griffith University on 15-16 July 1991 ; convened by the University's Centre for the Study of Australia-Asia Relations and organised by Dr.V... View more info

Ship : Retracing Captain Cook's Endeavour Voyage. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BAKER, Simon. COOK, James)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: BBC Worldwide, London, 2002, ISBN:056353463x:

Seller ID: 100158


BAKER, Simon. The Ship : Retracing Captain Cook's Endeavour Voyage. (London) : BBC Worldwide, (2002). First UK Edition. Pp [1]-223,(1). Illustrated incolour. Maps. 4to, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. "'The Ship' bri ngs to life Captain Cook's famous voyage of exploration to the South Pacific aboard the square-rigged ship Endeavour. Between August and October 2001,a volunteer crew, sailing an exact replica of Cook's shp, retraced the mos t perilous stretch of the original voyage from the Great Barrier Reef to Indonesia. This book tells the story of Cook's journey through the experi... View more info

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Six International Development Projects : Case Experiences from Dalhousie University. First Edition.

By: McALLISTER, Ian (ed.) BORGESE, Elisabeth Mann DICKIE, L.M. HALL, James L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Centre for Development Projects, Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S., 1982, ISBN:0770303684: 1982

Seller ID: 103782

ISBN: 0770303684


McALLISTER, Ian, (ed.). Six International Development Projects : Case Experiences from Dalhousie University. (Halifax, Nova Scotia : Centre for Development Projects, Dalhousie Un'iversity, 1982). First Edition. Pp (6),[7]-106,(2). With a few diagrams in the text. 8vo (153 x 227 mm), art-illustrated orange & peach card covers, with black lettering to covers & spine. Cover art by J.K. Aryee. Preface. 1. Perspectives from six international development projects (by Ian McAllister). 2. Canada-Peru anchoveta study (by L.M. Dickie). 3. Iceland ... View more info

Spice Islands Voyage : In Search of Wallace.. 1st UK in dj

By: SEVERIN, Tim BENYON, Joe, photos HARRIS, Paul, photos SHEIL, Leonard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, 1997,:

Seller ID: 24599


SEVERIN, Tim. The Spice Islands Voyage : In Search of Wallace. Photographs by Joe Beynon and Paul Harris. Illustrations by Leonard Sheil. (L.) : Little, Brown and Co., (1997). First UK Printing. Pp 267. Illustrated. 8vo, yellow cloth. "The Spice Islands Voyage: In Search of Wallace is a book about ajourney among the Spice Islands of equatorial Indonesia aboard a tradition al native sailing vessel; a quest to rediscover a remarkable Englishman [Alfred Russel Wallace] whose wanderings in the archipelago changed the way wesee the natural world." - from the dj. Vg-fine in dj. 25.00 View more info

Studies on Chinese External Affairs : An Instructional Bibliography of Commonwealth and American Literature. First Edition

By: DIAL, Roger Centre for Foreign Policy Studies. Dalhousie University.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Centre for Foreign Policy Studies, 1973, ISBN:0770300081:

Seller ID: 113441


DIAL, Roger. Studies on Chinese External Affairs : An Instructional Bibliography of Commonwealth and American Literature. Halifax, Nova Scotia : Dalhousie University, Centre for Foreign Policy Studies, Department of PoliticalScience, Reference Paper, June 1973. First Edition. Pp (2),iii-xi,(3),3-18 2,(2). Index. 4to, blue card covers, lettered in black, with a blank spine.Contents : I. Causes-Inputs to Chinese External Policy and Relations. A. E xternal-Systemic Sources. B. Domestic-National Interest Sources. C. Cultural-Traditional Sources. D. Ideology-Revolutionary Experience Sources. E. Idi... View more info

Time and Temporal Classification in Rindi, Eastern Sumba.

By: FORTH, Gregory L. Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde, Deel 139.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff, 1983,:

Seller ID: 88002


FORTH, Gregory L. Time and Temporal Classification in Rindi, Eastern Sumba.An offprint from Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde, Deel 139, 1 e Aflevering, pp 46-80. 'S-Gravenhage : Martinus Nijhoff, 1983. Pp 45-80. 8vo, cream printed card covers. “My purpose here is to consider how the Rindi people of eastern Sumba, in eastern Indonesia, represent the passage of time.” (p. 46). Text in English. Very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs will be cheaper than quoted. 20.00 View more info

Types of Social Structure in Eastern Indonesia

By: WOUDEN, F.A.E. van NEEDHAM, Rodney, trans. LOCHER, G.W., preface Koninkkijk Institut coor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde, Translation Series 11

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague, 1968,:

Seller ID: 104006


WOUDEN, F.A.E. van. Types of Social Structure in Eastern Indonesia. EnglishTranslation by Rodney Needham. Preface by G.W. Locher. The Hague : Martinu s Nijhoff, 1968. Pp (4),[v]-xiv,(2),[1]-188,+ 2 folding maps at rear. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Koninkkijk Institut coor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde, Translation Series 11. Contents : Preface by G. W. Locker. Translator's note. Introduction. 1. Asymmetric Connubium. 2. Dualism and Tripartition. 3. Principal Features of the Socio-familial System. 4. Myths and Social Structure in the Timorese Archipelago. 5. ... View more info

Undeclared War : The Story of the Indonesian Confrontation, 1962-1966. in dj.

By: JAMES, Harold, and Denis SHEIL-SMALL SHEIL-SMALL, Denis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Asia Pacific Press, Singapore, 1971,:

Seller ID: 68969


JAMES, Harold, and Denis SHEIL-SMALL. The Undeclared War : The Story of theIndonesian Confrontation, 1962-1966 . Singapore: Asia Pacific Press, (1971 ). Pp. (2),[i]-xviii,[1]-201,(3), + 12 p. of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A chronicle of one of Britain's most important conflicts in the post-WW2 period, the clash between British and Commonwealth forces in Borneo in the mid-1960s. Inked "X" marks through several pages which are actually duplicate pages (due to a binding mistake), else vg in lightly nicked, spine-sunned dj. 30.00 View more info

Underwater Indonesia. ill. card covers

By: MULLER, Kal PICKELL, David, ed. Periplus Travel Guides.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Periplus, 1992, ISBN:0945971141:

Seller ID: 56172


MULLER, Kal. Underwater Indonesia : A Guide to the World's Greatest Diving.Edited by David Pickell. (Singapore): Periplus, (1992). Pp 285. Illustrate d. 8vo, ill. card covers. Periplus Travel Guides. Contents: More than 120 color photographs; 33 maps; every site covered; Essays on reef ecology and life; At-a-glance charts of site conditions; Local geography history and lore. Covers worn, thumbed, ow vg. 20.00 View more info

United Nations Peacekeeping, 1946-1967 : Documents and Commentary : II: Asia. with ALS. in dj.

By: HIGGINS, Rosalyn

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London, 1970,:

Seller ID: 78369


HIGGINS, Rosalyn. United Nations Peacekeeping, 1946-1967 : Documents and Commentary : II: Asia . London : Oxford University Press, 1970. First Edition. Pp. (4),v-xviii,[1]-486. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Includes two relevant letters from the author to Robert Reford laid in. Somemarginalia and highlighting, else very good in rubbed, worn dustjacket. Fr om the library of Robert W. Reford. 40.00 View more info

War in the Eastern Seas 1793-1815. First Edition in dustajcket.

By: PARKINSON, C. Northcote.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: George Allen and Unwin Ltd., London, 1954,:

Seller ID: 111997


PARKINSON, C. Northcote. War in the Eastern Seas 1793-1815. London : GeorgeAllen & Unwin, Ltd., (1954). First Printing. Pp. (4),5-477,(3), portrait f rontispiece of Admiral Peter Rainier, + 11 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. With maps and charts to text. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine, map endpapers. Contents: I. 1. Cornwallis Returns to England;2. Rainier Sails for India; 3. Danger from the Dutch; 4. Sercey at the Ile de France; 5. The End of Sercey's Squadron; 6. The Threat from Egypt; 7. J ava Reprieved; 8. The Red Sea and Peace. II. 9. Decaen and Linois; 10. New ... View more info

Weapons of the Asahan Bataks

By: LA RUE, Carl D. Papers of the Michigran Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters, 16)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters, Alma, MI, 1932,:

Seller ID: 63981


LA RUE, Carl D. The Weapons of the Asahan Bataks . [Alma, MI]: Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters, 1932. Pp. 73-104, + 5 p. of black and white plates at rear. Illustrated. 8vo, printed blue card covers. Reprinted from Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters, Vol. 16, 1931. Dampstain to upper right corner of entire volume, lightly browned covers detached but present, spine chipped, name to front, else g. 15.00 View more info