Prices in Australian Dollars

1. ABEL, Russell W.
CHARLES W. ABEL OF KWATO. Forty Years in Dark Papua.
Fleming Revell Company. New York. 1934. First U.S. Edition; 255, index; frontis, map, 15 photos, 10 text drawings; hardcover; corners bumped, spine ends worn, splash marks on front cover, owner's name on page foredges, o/wise a very good copy. Presentation copy of the late Sydney H. Chance noted author of books on Papua. A biography of the noted 19th century missionary by his son, includes his life as a missionary teacher, then as companion of the martyred James Chalmers and then as the director of the new mission station on the Island of Kwato where he had the vision to introduce manual training, Kwato became well known for boat building and printing.
$39.
2. AERTS, Fr Theo and Fr Peter Ramsden, Editors.
STUDIES AND STATEMENTS ON ROMANS AND ANGLICANS IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA PART I.
[no publisher]. Port Moresby. 1985. 52, bibliog; map, b/w photos; cardcover; fine condition. An ecumenical publication written on behalf of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Papua New Guinea and the Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea, including expressions of their common beliefs.
$24.
3. AERTS, Theo; Editor.
THE MARTYRS OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA. 333 Missionary Lives Lost During World War II.
University of Papua New Guinea Press. Port Moresby. 1994. First Edition; 276, bibliog., index; colour frontis photo, 74 b/w photos, 11 illustrations; pictorial cardcover; mint condition. Very scarce. Few countries can provide a set of articles of World War II equivalent to those from Papua New Guinea presented in this book. The Martyrs of Papua New Guinea encompasses the war experiences on the mission field of hundreds of PNG people who were Anglicans, Evangelical Church of Manus, Lutherans, Roman Catholic, United Church, Salvation Army, Seventh-day Adventist, and indirectly the Kwato Church.
$55.
4. AUSTIN, J.S.
MISSIONARY ENTERPRISE AND HOME SERVICE. A Story of Mission Life in Samoa and Circuit Work in New South Wales.
Sydney. (c. 1912). 396; 28 photos; hardcover; very good condition (sunned spine). Very Scarce. An autobiography mainly in Western Samoa but includes: Maitland, Singleton, Windsor, Kurrajong Heights, Paddington, Darlinghurst, Cleveland Street, Wollongong, Newcastle, Mount Victoria, Katoomba, Bronte, Chatswood.
$95.
5. AUSTIN, Tony.
TECHNICAL TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT IN PAPUA 1894-1941. Australian National University Pacific Research Monograph Number One.
Australian National University. Canberra. 1977. xiv, 204, bibliog.; maps; cardcover; very good condition. Includes: the Murray policy on technical training, an anthropologist's view of technical education by F.E. Williams, work of the London Missionary Society, the Sacred Heart Mission, the Methodist Mission, Technical Training in the Anglican Mission, extract from Victor Green's report of inspection of Salamo Technical school, main stations of the London Missionary Society, Kwato stations of the London Missionary Society.
$25.
6. BAILEY, Adrian.
THE CAVES OF THE SUN. The Origin of Mythology.
Jonathan Cape Random House. London. 1977. 312, bibliog, index; 55 figures, b/w plates; cardcover; owner's bookstamp on back of frontis, 4 pages dog eared, o/wise very good condition.Revives a long-discarded nineteenth century theory that all myths, religions and folktales can be traced to one source, the sun.
$14.
7. BARBER. Rev. Pearce B.
MIDLAND METHODISM. The story of a Hundred Years 1836-1936, Ross, Campbell Town, Oatlands and Horton College Tasmania.
G.W. Woolston & Son. Launceston, Tasmania. 1936. Commerative; 44; 13 photos; cardcover; fine condition.Rare. A most valuable contribution to the Methodist records of Tasmania.
$17.
8. BARDON, Richard, under appointment by The General Assembly of The Presbyterian Church of Queensland.
THE CENTENARY HISTORY OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF QUEENSLAND. 1849 - 1949.
W.R. Smith and Paterson. Brisbane. 1949. First Edition; 279; 43 b/w photographs, frontis illustration; hardcover in reproduction dust jacket; good condition. Includes: first baptism recorded in Moreton Bay Settlement, first Presbyterian resident minister 1847, mission to Polynesians in Queensland, Aboriginal Missions, Home Missions, the Australian Inland Mission, Presbyterian Women's Missionary Union, roll of ministers.
$20.
9. BARDON, Richard, under appointment by The General Assembly of The Presbyterian Church of Queensland.
THE CENTENARY HISTORY OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF QUEENSLAND. 1849 - 1949.
W.R. Smith and Paterson. Brisbane. 1949. First Edition; 279; 43 b/w photographs, frontis illustration; hardcover in reproduction dust jacket; (pages edges spotted, owner's name on d/j) o/wise good condition. Includes: first baptism recorded in Moreton Bay Settlement, first Presbyterian resident minister 1847, mission to Polynesians in Queensland, Aboriginal Missions, Home Missions, the Australian Inland Mission, Presbyterian Women's Missionary Union, roll of ministers.
$19.
10. BARDON, Richard, under appointment by The General Assembly of The Presbyterian Church of Queensland.
THE CENTENARY HISTORY OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF QUEENSLAND. 1849 - 1949.
W.R. Smith and Paterson. Brisbane. 1949. First Edition; 279; 43 b/w photographs, frontis illustration; hardcover in reproduction dust jacket; good condition. Includes: first baptism recorded in Moreton Bay Settlement, first Presbyterian resident minister 1847, mission to Polynesians in Queensland, Aboriginal Missions, Home Missions, the Australian Inland Mission, Presbyterian Women's Missionary Union, roll of ministers.
$18.
11. BARDON, Richard, under appointment by The General Assembly of The Presbyterian Church of Queensland.
THE CENTENARY HISTORY OF THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF QUEENSLAND. 1849 - 1949.
W.R. Smith and Paterson. Brisbane. 1949. First Edition; 279; 43 b/w photographs, frontis illustration; hardcover in reproduction dust jacket; (owner's name and address on endpaper) o/wise good condition. Includes: first baptism recorded in Moreton Bay Settlement, first Presbyterian resident minister 1847, mission to Polynesians in Queensland, Aboriginal Missions, Home Missions, the Australian Inland Mission, Presbyterian Women's Missionary Union, roll of ministers.
$17.
12. BARRADALE, V.A.
PEARLS OF THE PACIFIC. Being Sketches of Missionary Life and Work in Samoa and other Islands in the South Seas.
The London Missionary Society. London. 1907. 192; 93 b/w illusts.; hardcover (corners bumped, tear in cloth at top of front hinge, free half of endpaper missing front and back); o/wise good condition. Very Scarce. Written for the younger reader, to give a picture of life as well as mission work in the South Seas, includes: Samoa, the first missionary ships, people, houses and food, play, climate, clothing, animals and insects, seasons and soils, trades and employment, school life, churches and Sunday schools.
$34.
13. BARRADALE, V.A.
PEARLS OF THE PACIFIC. Being Sketches of Missionary Life and Work in Samoa and other Islands in the South Seas.
The London Missionary Society. London. 1907. 192; 93 b/w illusts.; hardcover (corners bumped, tear in cloth at top of front hinge, some insect damage to cloth elsewhere, free half of endpaper missing front and back); o/wise good condition. Very Scarce. Written for the younger reader, to give a picture of life as well as mission work in the South Seas, includes: Samoa, the first missionary ships, people, houses and food, play, climate, clothing, animals and insects, seasons and soils, trades and employment, school life, churches and Sunday schools.
$32.
14. BASKETT, Geoff.
ISLANDS AND MOUNTAINS.
No Publisher., [Castle Hill, Sydney]. No Date. iii, 243; 48 b/w photos; cardcover; near fine condition. Includes: 1935-36 Papua, life in the goldfields at Bulolo, of a six week visit to Kwato island in Milne Bay Province and of work with Cecil Abel, a trip to Mailu Island and the interior of Papua with Cecil Abel, service on the islands and mainland with ANGAU during the war, the evacuation of the women and children from Hanuabada, Porebada, Tatana and other villages of the Port Moresby area that were in immediate danger during the war.
$24.
15. BAUVAL, Robert with Graham Hancock.
KEEPER OF GENESIS. A Quest for the Hidden Legacy of Mankind.
Heinemann. London. 1966. First Edition; 362, bibliog, index; 74 line illustrations, b/w plates; cardcover; owner's bookstamp on small title page, a couple of passages with highlighter, one dog eared page, o/wise good condition.With historical and scientific detective work the authors set out a new theory concerning the enigmatic Pyaramid Texts and other archaic Egyptian scriptures.
$11.
16. BEECHING, Jack.
AN OPEN PATH CHRISTIAN MISSIONARIES 1515-1914.
Hutchinson. London. 1979. First Edition; 325, bibliog., index; 11 maps; hardcover in dust jacket (mint condition, protected); fine condition. Looks at the contradictory situation faced by missionaries in attempting to be something more than the obedient agents of European Powers in the foreign lands they sought to convert, some defied the law to save their black followers from enslavement, the best of them were brave men under stress, includes: South America, Canada and New England, Georgia, Tahiti, West Indies, West Africa, Australia and New Zealand, Burma, South Africa, Central Africa, North Africa.
$30.
17. BEECHING, Jack.
AN OPEN PATH CHRISTIAN MISSIONARIES 1515-1914.
Ross-Erikson. Santa Barbara. 1982. First American Edition; 325, bibliog., index; 11 maps; hardcover in dust jacket (good condition, protected); very good condition. Looks at the contradictory situation faced by missionaries in attempting to be something more than the obedient agents of European Powers in the foreign lands they sought to convert, some defied the law to save their black followers from enslavement, the best of them were brave men under stress, includes: South America, Canada and New England, Georgia, Tahiti, West Indies, West Africa, Australia and New Zealand, Burma, South Africa, Central Africa, North Africa.
$25.
18. BIGGS, Blanche.
FROM PAPUA WITH LOVE. With Foreword by Bishop David Hand.
[c. 1987]. [238]. fully illustrated with photos and drawings, 3 maps; cardcover; (signed by the author on preface page) fine condition. Very Scarce. Covers the period 1948 to 1974, written in the form of 110 news letters, written from the author's various Anglican Mission station postings, including Higaturu near Mount Lamington, Eroro via Popondetta.
$25.
19. BIRT, Henry Norbert.
BENEDICTINE PIONEERS IN AUSTRALIA. 2 Volumes
Herbert & Daniel. London. 1911 Reproduction [c. 1970]; xiv, 504, Vol I; 516, index, Vol II; frontis portraits; leather cover with gilt titles; mint condition. History of the Benedictine order in Australia.
$49.
20. BIRTWHISTLE, Allen.
IN HIS ARMOUR. The Life of John Hunt of Fiji.
Cargate Press. London. 1954. First Edition; 196, index; colour frontis portrait, 7 line illusts., 2 maps; hardcover (sunned spine) in protective covering; light foxing on endpapers and on edges not affecting text otherwise good condition.a biography of the 19th century missionary to Fiji, John Hunt, making extensive use of his journals.
$25.
21. BOYAN, Bill and Ian Pedley.
ALTARS & ARTILLERY. The Life Story of Monsignor Owen B. Steele - Founder of Queensland's BOYS TOWN.
Boolarong. Brisbane. 1980. First Edition; 122; 49 b/w photographs; Original pictorial cardcover; very good condition. Biography of a Catholic priest born in Gympie. He was Chaplain to the 'Rats of Tobruk' and later worked for the underprivileged boys of Queensland.
$25.
22. BRENNAN, Paul W.
LET SLEEPING SNAKES LIE. Central Enga Traditional Religious Belief and Ritual. Special Studies in Religions No.1.
Robert Brown for Australian Association for the Study of Religions. Bedford Park, SA. 1977. 63, bibliog.; cardcover; fine condition. An analysis of the Enga Religion, New Guinea Highlands, includes: cosmology and belief, demand for ritual, ritual directed to Aitawe and the sky beings, ritual directed to ghosts. Out-of-print.
$25.
23. BREYNAT, Mgr Gabriel.
THE FLYING BISHOP. Fifty Years in the Canadian Far North.
Burns & Oates. London. 1955. First Edition; xii, 288; e/p maps, 9 b/w illusts.; hardcover in (trimmed) dust jacket; (tape stains on endpapers) o/wise good condition. Autobiographical account of missionary work in the Canadian North-West, of the founding of new missions in the most inaccessible places, of Eskimo life on the shores of the Arctic Ocean, covering the period from 1892 to 1943.
$30.
24. BRIDGE, Anthony.
THE CRUSADES.
Granada. London. 1980. 314, bibliog, index; 46 illustrations in colour, 8 maps; hardcover in dust jacket; fine condition. The history of two hundred years of struggle for the Holy Land.
$22.
25. BROCKER, James H.
THE LANDS OF FATHER DAMIEN. Kalaupapa Molokai Hawaii.
James H. Brocker. Kaunakakai, Hawaii. 1998. Limited Edition; 128, bibliog; fully illustrated in duotone and colour; illustrated hardcover; large format; presentation copy inscribed by the author, o/wise near fine condition.Includes fine historical photographs of Farther Damien and the leper colony on Molokai, a history of the colony right up until the present day.
$47.
26. BROOMHALL, Marshall, Edited by.
MARTYRED MISSIONARIES OF THE CHINA INLAND MISSION. With a Record of the Perils & Sufferings of Some Who Escaped.
Hutchinson. Melbourne. 1901. 328, index; with portraits, maps and illustrations; hardcover (rebound using the original cloth on front cover and spine, new endpapers); (some foxing, fold-out maps repaired) o/wise very good condition. Very Scarce. The crisis in China - Its causes and issues, the Provinces of Shan-Si, South Central Shan-Si, North Central Shan-Si, Chih-Li, Cheh-Kiang and Honan.
$90.
27. BROWNING. Rev. L.B. Browning.
CENTENARY OF BUCKLAND PARISH 1846-1946. Short history of the Buckland Parish.
Mercury Press. Hobart, Tasmania. 1947. Souvenir; 8; 2 photos; wrapper [Church photo and text]; slight fold right hand bottom front cover o/wise very good condition.Rare small issue compiled to commemorate Centenary.
$12.
28. BUCKLE, Rev. E. G., compiled by.
A STATION OF THE CROSS. All Saints' Ainslie.
Canberra. [c. 1963]. 24; b/w photos; cardcover;An account and history of a gothic revival receiving house built for the New South Wales railways at the Rookwood Cemetary near Sydney, the building was later moved to Canberra to became a regular church.
$28.
29. BURCHILL, Elizabeth.
INNAMINCKA. With a Foreword by The Rt. Hon Sir Robert Menzies, K.T., C.H., Q.C., M.P., Prime Minister of Australia.
Rigby Limited. Adelaide. 1964. 176; 20 b/w photographs, endpaper maps; hardcover in dust jacket; (damp mark on back of d/j and closing pages of book) o/wise good condition. An account of a nurse's experiences working with the Australian Inland Mission at Innamincka on the Queensland/South Australian border.
$18.
30. BURCHILL, Elizabeth.
INNAMINCKA. With a Foreword by The Rt. Hon Sir Robert Menzies, K.T., C.H., Q.C., M.P., Prime Minister of Australia.
Rigby Limited. Adelaide. 1964. 176; 20 b/w photographs, endpaper maps; hardcover in dust jacket; (book shop stamp and owner's name and address on front endpaper, chip out of corner of endpaper, tape marks on d/j and endpaper) o/wise good condition. An account of a nurse's experiences working with the Australian Inland Mission at Innamincka on the Queensland/South Australian border.
$13.
31. BURCHILL, Elizabeth.
INNAMINCKA. With a Foreword by The Rt. Hon Sir Robert Menzies, K.T., C.H., Q.C., M.P., Prime Minister of Australia.
Rigby Limited. Adelaide. 1964. 176; 20 b/w photographs, endpaper maps; hardcover in dust jacket; good condition. An account of a nurse's experiences working with the Australian Inland Mission at Innamincka on the Queensland/South Australian border.
$20.
32. BURTON, John Wear.
MODERN MISSIONS IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC.
London Missionary Society. No Place. [1949]. 224, bibliog.; hardcover (in reproduction dust jacket); (presentation plate and owner's book plate with London Missionary Society stamp on front endpapers) o/wise very good condition. The administration, work and policy of the London Missionary Society in Australia, Asia and Papua New Guinea, includes: culture contacts in the South Pacific, history of missions in the South Pacific, place of missions in medical and educational work, the Australian Aboriginal.
$27.
33. BUTCHER, Benjamin T. With a Foreword by H. Leonard Murray, C.B.E., former Administrator of Papua.
WE LIVED WITH HEADHUNTERS.
Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1963. First Edition; 288; e/p maps, 19 photos; hardcover in dust jacket; very good condition. The author volunteered for Missionary service when he heard that Chalmers had been killed, in 1904 he was sent out to Papua and set up a one-man station on the Fly River, his autobiography is written with zest and humour, but also of considerable anthropological interest, as he made a close study of Papuan tribal customs and where possible sought to preserve the best of those traditions.
$30.
34. CALVERT, James.
FIJI AND THE FIJIANS MISSION HISTORY edited by George Stringer Rowe with a new introduction by Fergus Clunie.
Fiji Museum. Suva, Fiji. 1985. Reprinted with a new introduction 1983, 1985. 435. 6 illustrations including a frontis; pictorial cardcover; very good condition. This is a companion volume to Thomas Williams remarkable "The Islands and their Inhabitants", Rev James Calvert's "Mission History" is the second volume of the classic "Fiji and the Fijians". First published in 1858, this volumes outlines the development of the Methodist Mission in Fiji from its establishment in 1835 through to the mid 1850's, by which time Christianity was becoming established in most parts of the Fiji Islands. Written by one who was there, "Mission History" deals with far more than missionary affairs, however, being a highly detailed record of the mainstream of Fijian history and politics during two particularly turbulent and decisive decades.
$37.
35. CARRUTHERS, J.E.
MEMORIES OF AN AUSTRALIAN MINISTRY 1868-1921.
Epworth Press. London. 1922. First Edition; 339; frontis portrait, b/w plates; hardcover; corners bumped, browning of small title page, light fraying of cover, 5 library stamps, new endpapers, a few spots of foxing, o/wise good condition.Very Scarce. Autobiography of Wesleyan Methodist Minister J.E. Carruthers, includes: boyhood in Kiama, Sunday School days, how preachers are made, makers of Methodism, first appointment to Narrabri, Murrurundi, Tamworth, Maitland, Wagga Wagga in 1877, St Leonards circuit, Sydney, Ryde, Parramatta, series of metropolitan circuits, the evolution of Methodism in Australia, missionary enthusiasm and development, attaining the Presidency, interesting controversies.
$33.
36. CARTER, Anne.
BEYOND ALL TELLING. A History of Loreto in Western Australia 1897-1997.
Institute of the Blessed Virgin Marry (Loreto) in Australia. 1997. xiii, 418, index; b/w photos; hardcover with gilt titles; fine condition.A scholarly history of Catholic order of Loreto nuns in Western Australia.
$29.
37. CAVENDISH, Richard, Edited by.
MYTHOLOGY: AN ILLUSTRATED ENCLOPEDIA.
Orbis Publishing. London. 1980. First Edition; 303, glossary, bibliog., index; fullu illust. in colour and b/w, text maps; hardcover, with gilt title embossed on spine, in pictorial dust jacket; fine condition. This comprehensive, readable and penetrating survey of the world's principal myths has been written by specialists and brings together the results of extensive research. The myths of each area are treated in such a way as to bring out their distinctive character and force, and to show their links with varying social patterns and religious beliefs.
$34.
38. CHALMERS, James.
WORK AND ADVENTURE IN NEW GUINEA.
The Religious Tract Society. London. [c.1890]. 313, index; with seven fine etchings; hardcover with gilt illustrations and titles on cover and spine; good condition (some foxing). Scarce. Includes: Early Experiences Murray Island-Darnley Island [Torres Strait Islands]-Port Moresby, Sketches of Papuan Life, The Exploration of the Gulf of Papua, The Kalo Massacre (twelve teachers and their friends killed at Kalo in 1881), Trip to Elema, Mekeo, Two Long Inland Tramps, East Cape in 1878 and in 1882 (Milne Bay Province).
$95.
39. CHALMERS, James, and W. Wyatt Gill.
WORK AND ADVENTURE IN NEW GUINEA 1877 TO 1885.
Religious Tract Society. London. 1885. 342, index; (folding map backed with fabric library stamp on map), text map, 9 plates, 12 text illustrations, index; quarter bound leather with marbled boards (rebound with Beechworth Public Library in gilt on lower spine) (damp stain on lower corner of title pages and prelims, several faint library stamps and numbers) o/wise good condition. Rare. Journals, sketches and travels of the famous missionary and explorer. Collectors item.
$165.
40. CHALMERS, James, and W. Wyatt Gill.
WORK AND ADVENTURE IN NEW GUINEA 1877 TO 1885.
Religious Tract Society. London. 1885. 342, index; folding map (with hand written notation), text map, 9 plates, 12 text illustrations, index; original gilt pictorial hardcover (some small speckles on spine); (two uncut pages, new endpapers) o/wise very good condition. Rare. Journals, sketches and travels of the famous missionary and explorer. Collectors item.
$165.
41. CHAPMAN, Rev. William.
THE PATHFINDER IN SOUTH CENTRAL AFRICA. A Story of Pioneer Missionary Work and Adventure.
Hammond. London. [1910]. xv, 385; frontis portrait, 36 b/w photos; hardcover with laminated illustration; (new endpapers, a few spots of foxing, spine fabric worn, corners bumped) o/wise good condition. Rare. Mission activities in the Ila country of South Central Africa, includes: 1899 Chapman visits Kasenga village on the Zambesi, he visits the country north of the Kafue, he opens Nambala station, the rigors of life in the mission field where many of his fellow missionaries and families die, well written account of daily life in South Central Africa early this century.
$65.
42. CHATTERTON, Percy.
DAY THAT I HAVE LOVED. Percy Chatterton's Papua.
Pacific Publications. Sydney. 1980. First Cardcover Edition; 131; text illustrations. stiffened cardcover; fine condition. Scarce. This charming account of the Papuan People by a missionary and politician who has spent his life among them, has become a literary classic. No other book has given such warm insight into the Papuan background and lifestyle, which has contributed so much to the image of today's Papua New Guinea.
$12.
43. CHATTERTON, Percy.
DAY THAT I HAVE LOVED. Percy Chatterton's Papua.
Pacific Publications. Sydney. 1974. First Edition; 131, index; text illustrations, endpaper maps; hardcover in dust jacket; near fine condition. A short biography by the missionary and politician, a charming account of the Papuan people giving warm insight into their hopes and fears, customs and thier way of life which is changing under the impact of many influences.
$17.
44. CHIGNELL, Arthur Kent.
AN OUTPOST IN PAPUA. With a Preface by the Rt. Rev. St. Clair George Donaldson, Bishop of Salisbury, formerly Archbishop of Brisbane.
John Murray. London. 1925; Reprint of 1911. viii, 374, index; frontis photo of Tufi Harbour Northern Province, 10 illusts.; hardcover in red cloth; (text with browning) o/wise good condition. Starts with the author on top of the 9000 foot Maneao mountain range above Collingwood Bay in 1909, a very readable narrative of life in the Northern Province of Papua, centered around the Wanigera Mission station.
$35.
45. CHIGNELL, Arthur Kent.
AN OUTPOST IN PAPUA. With a Preface by the Archbishop of Brisbane.
Smith, Elder & Co. London. 1915; Second Edition; viii, 374, index; frontis photo (glued to cover); hardcover in blue cloth (worn, soiled and bumped); (foxing on title pages) o/wise good condition. Starts with the author on top of the 9000 foot Maneao mountain range above Collingwood Bay in 1909, a very readable narrative of life in the Northern Province of Papua, centered around the Wanigera Mission station.
$22.
46. CHIGNELL, Arthur Kent.
TWENTY-ONE YEARS IN PAPUA. A History of the English Church Mission in New Guinea (1891-1912).
Mowbray & Co. London. 1913. First Edition; xii, 157; 24 illustrations of historical interest; original cloth cover (back cover bleached); (a few spots of foxing) o/wise good condition. Scarce. Includes: Bartle Bay, Dogura, Wedau, Goodenough Bay, Collingwood Bay, the Mamba River.
$40.
47. CLARK, Mavis Thorpe.
PASTOR DOUG. The Story of Sir Douglas Nicholls Aboriginal Leader.
Lansdowne Press. Melbourne. 1972 [first published 1956]. Revised Edition; 259; b/w photos; hardcover in dust jacket [protected]; (a few pages water stained, d/j water stained) o/wise good condition. Biography of the first Aborigine to be honoured with a knighthood, as a young man he was to become an Australian Rules footballer and later to become ordained as a pastor of the Church of Christ and a champion of his people's fight for rights and recognition.
$14.
48. CLARK, Mavis Thorpe.
PASTOR DOUG. The Story of Sir Douglas Nicholls Aboriginal Leader.
Lansdowne Press. Melbourne. 1972 [first published 1956]. Revised Edition; 259; b/w photos; hardcover in dust jacket [protected]; (d/j soiled) o/wise good condition. Biography of the first Aborigine to be honoured with a knighthood, as a young man he was to become an Australian Rules footballer and later to become ordained as a pastor of the Church of Christ and a champion of his people's fight for rights and recognition.
$15.
49. COATES, Austin.
WESTERN PACIFIC ISLANDS.
Her Majesty's Stationery Office. London. 1970. First Edition; xiv, 349, index; e/p drawings, 25 text drawings, 59 b/w photos, 5 maps; hardcover in (reproduction) dust jacket; very good condition. Well written historical background including, origins and beliefs of the diverse peoples under the administration of the Western Pacific High Commission Territories, includes: Gilbert Islands, New Hebrides, Solomon Islands, Ellice Islands, black-birding, cannibalism, London Mission Society.
$34.
50. COLDREY, Barry M.
THE SCHEME. The Christian Brothers and Childcare in Western Australia.
Argyle-Pacific Publishing. O'Connor, WA. 1993. 464, bibliog., student registers; fully illustrated with b/w photos; hardcover in dust jacket; fine condition. A scholarly and well researched look at the question of child residential care in Western Australia.
$29.
51. COLE, Keith.
THE ABORIGINES OF ARNHEM LAND.
Rigby. Adelaide. 1979. First Edition; 298, chapter bibliog., general bibliog., index; tables, b/w photos; hardcover, in pictorial dust jacket [protected]; fine condition. The author worked with the Aboriginals of Arneham Land for ten years. In this book, he examined - with the assistance of an Aboriginal pastor, the late Rec.Lazarus Lamilami, the characteristics of the Aborigines, their strengths, their weaknesses, their culture, their society.
$29.
52. COUSINS, George.
THE STORY OF THE SOUTH SEAS.
London Missionary Society. London. 1894. First Edition; viii, 248, index; 5 maps, 64 illustrations. hardcover, title embossed in gilt on spine and pictorial cover gilt page edges; (slight wear to cover) o/wise very good condition. Rare. A truly historical work of missionary activity in Melanesia, Polynesia and Papua New Guinea, starting in 1796 with the sailing of the good ship Duff, up until the late 19th century, includes: W.G. Lawes, George Brown, J. Chalmers, A.T. Saville, John Williams and numerous of the South Sea missionaries.
$95.
53. CRANSWICK, G.H. and I.W.A. Shevill.
A NEW DEAL FOR PAPUA.
F.W. Cheshire. Melbourne. 1949. First Edition; xiii, 166, index; 33 illusts., map; cardcover in dust jacket; good condition. The Anglican Mission in Papua.
$25.
54. CRAWFORD, David and Leona.
MISSIONARY ADVENTURES IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC.
Charles E. Tuttle Company. Rutland, Vermont. 1967. 280, index; 6 b/w illusts.; hardcover in dust jacket; (one corner bumped, inscription on e/p) o/wise very good condition. An account of the missionaries in Micronesia, going back over a century, mainly researched from accounts in the Missionary Herald, The Friend, letters and reports in the Harvard Library and the Library of Congress.
$29.
55. CROCOMBE, Marjorie Tuainekore.
IF I LIVE. The Life of Taunga.
Lotu Pasifika Productions. Suva, Fiji. 37; map, line illustrations; cardcover; near fine condition.An account of a Cook Islander who worked as a missionary for many years amongst the savage people of the Isle of Pines in New Caledonia and later in Samoa.
$19.
56. CROSS, Gwen.
ALOHA SOLOMONS. The Story of a People's Courage and Loyalty.
University of the South Pacific's Institute of Pacific Studies in association with the Solomon Islands Extension Centre. Fiji. [1979]. 156, index; map, b/w illusts.; cardcover; slightly worn cover with small spot tear o/wise good condition.Autobiography, the author went to the Solomons in 1923 and spent 30 of her 83 years in the islands, working as a missionary and educator, fleeing in the jungle from Japanese troops during the Pacific War, escape and post-war return to the Solomons.
$17.
57. CRUTTWELL, N.E.G.
PETER POSARO. A Papuan's Progress. Illustrations by Jennifer Murray.
Australian Board of Missions. 1959. 63; line illustrations; cardcover; price covered with white-out on front endpaper, crease on back cover, light browning, o/wise good condition.Stories based upon actual and fictional accounts of the Daga people in the Owen Stanly Range of Papua.
$19.
58. DAUNCEY, H.M.
PAPUAN PICTURES. (of Delena, Papua).
London Missionary Society. London. 1913. viii, 184; with 63 illustrations from photographs by the author; rebound in half leather; frontis illustration damaged, damp marks in prelims, light browning and a few spots elsewhere, a few worm holes in back pages, o/wise a good reader's copy.Scarce. A narrative of the life and work of a missionary in Papua.
$35.
59. DAUNCEY, H.M.
PAPUAN PICTURES. (of Delena, Papua).
London Missionary Society. London. 1913. viii, 184; with 63 illustrations from photographs by the author; original cloth pictorial covers; lacking front free endpaper, donor's stamp on title page, crack in back hingeScarce. A narrative of the life and work of a missionary in Papua.
$38.
60. DEBENHAM, Mary H.
PATTESON OF THE ISLES.
Oxford University Press. London. 1921. 159; map, 9 illusts.; hardcover; (half of front endpaper removed) o/wise very good condition. A short biography of John Coleridge Patterson, a missionary whose life was taken on Santa Cruz in the Solomon Islands, a story full of adventure, of perils and escapes, of beautiful places and fantastic people.
$20.
61. DINGLE, R.S.C.
THE GARDEN SETTLEMENT. Story of a Home for Aged Citizens.
Central Methodist Mission. Brisbane. c1970. 46; b/w and colour photographs; wrappers; very good condition. An account of the Central Methodist Mission and their role in caring for the aged in Queensland.
$16.
62.
DIVINE MERCY PRAYER GROUP & APOSTOLATE.
[Crescentia K. Anderson]. [PNG]. [c. 1997]. 32; illustrated cardcover; A5 format; fine condition. Prayer book written for prayer groups.
$12.
63. DIXON, Jonathan T.
PAPUAN ISLANDS PILGRIMAGE.
1988. 100. map, b/w photos; cardcover; near fine condition.The author was born in New Guinea's Papuan Islands where his father was a minister of the Methodist Church, traces the Methodist Mission in Papua from its beginnings on the island of Dobu and outlines some of the history of the author's father's work, includes Salamo, Bwaruwada, Dobu, Kiriwina.
$16.
64. DONOVAN, Margaret M.
APOSTOLATE OF LOVE. Mary Aikenhead 1787-1858 Foundress of the Irish Sisters of Charity.
Polding Press. Melbourne. 1979. xiv, 313, index; 29 illusts.; hardcover in (chipped) dust jacket; very good condition. Scarce. Includes: Social climate of 18th century Ireland, Australian Mission 1838, Refuge for Women established in Sydney 1846, beginnings of St. Vincent's Hospital 1857, Missionary activities - Fiji, New Guinea.
$35.
65. DOYLE, Brother Alban.
THE STORY OF THE MARIST BROTHERS IN AUSTRALIA 1872-1972.
The Marist Brothers of the Schools. Sydney. 1972. First Edition; x, 642; hardcover in dust jacket; d/j repaired o/wise good condition.A scholarly history of the establishment of the Catholic Marist Brothers religious order in Australia and the development of their schools.
$24.
66. DRUVE, Merilyn J.
CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD 1893-1993 BROOKFIELD.
Church of the Good Shepherd. Bookfield, QLD. 1993. ix, 86, index; map, photos; cardcover; mint condition.Very Scarce. Church of England, local history of the Church of the Good Shepherd parish.
$22.
67. DUPEYRAT, Andre.
FESTIVE PAPUA. Translated from the French by Erik de Mauny.
Staples. London. 1955. First English Edition; 162; e/p maps, 17 b/w photos; hardcover in dust jacket; (owner's bookplate on small title page) o/wise very good condition. A personal account by a Catholic priest of the life of the Fuyuge people of Central Papua, concentrates on the Gabe or great dance which is usually held no more than once or twice in a generation.
$25.
68. DUPEYRAT, Andre.
MITSINARI. Twenty-One Years Among the Papuans. Translated from the French by Erik and Denyse de Mauny. With a Preface by Paul Claudel.
Staples Press. London. 1954. First British Edition; 256; e/p maps, 32 illustrations; hardcover in dust jacket; (presentation plate on small title page, a few spots of foxing in prelims, back endpaper hinge partially cracked) o/wise good condition. An epic narrative of a missionary in the mountains of Papua, learning the language, encounter with a snake sent by the sorcerer, into cannibal territory, in the valley of the Kunimaipa, negotiating the end of a cannibal feast with the burial of the uneaten remains, good first-hand accounts of life in the mountains of Papua.
$33.
69. DUPEYRAT, Andre.
SAVAGE PAPUA. A Missionary Among Cannibals. Translated from the French by Erik and Denyse de Mauny.
E.P. Dutton & Co. New York. 1954. First Edition; 256; e/p maps, 26 illustrations; hardcover in dust jacket. very good condition. The story of Father Dupeyrat who penetrated into regions of Papua never before visited by a white man, of his strange and perilous contests with the native sorcerers and a portrayal of the life and customs of little-known Papuan mountain dwellers, the Mafalu in 1930.
$40.
70. ENDICOTT, Michael A.
COORPAROO AND SAINT JAMES'S CHURCH. A Chronicle of Their Early Development.
Augustinian Historical Commission. Manly Vale, NSW. 1975. 24, bibliog; b/w illustrations; cardcover; (owner's name and address on title page) o/wise good condition.Rare. History of Saint James's Catholic church in suburban Brisbane.
$17.
71. FEUER, A.B., Editor;
COAST WATCHING IN THE SOLOMON ISLANDS. The Bougainville Reports, December 1941-July 1943.
Praeger. New York. 1992. First Edition; xx, 172, nominal roll, index; 10 maps, 31 photos; hardcover; mint condition. Very Scarce. Includes: the retreat from Buka and abandonment of Kieta, organizing the coast watchers in Northern Bougainville and setting up the southern Bougainville stations, air battles at Guadalcanal, Missionary work on Buka and Bougainville and the U.S.S. Nautilus rescue, Japanese search for southern Bougainville radio station, death of Admiral Yamamoto and ambush of Mason's party, escape from Bougainville.
$95.
72. FIRTH, Raymond.
TIKOPIA RITUAL AND BELIEF.
Beacon Press. Boston. 1967. First Edition; 374, index; 8 illusts.; hardcover in complete dust jacket; very good condition. Very scarce. Tikopia, a Polynesian outlier of the Solomon Islands, one of the great descriptive classics of modern anthropological literature, an outstanding contribution to the understanding of kinship and primitive economics.
$48.
73. FIRTH, Raymond.
TIKOPIA RITUAL AND BELIEF.
Beacon Press. Boston. 1967. First Edition; 374, index; 8 illusts.; hardcover in (slightly scruffed) dust jacket; (owner's book plate on e/p) o/wise very good condition. Scarce. Tikopia, a Polynesian outlier of the Solomon Islands, one of the great descriptive classics of modern anthropological literature, an outstanding contribution to the understanding of kinship and primitive economics.
$50.
74. FIRTH, Raymond.
THE WORK OF THE GODS IN TIKOPIA. London School of Economics. Monographs on Social Anthropology Nos. 1 and 2.
Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1967. Second Edition with new Introduction and Epilogue. 490, index; illustrations. hardcover in dust jacket [protected]; (d/j spine sunned) o/wise very good condition. Very Scarce. First published in 1939 and long out-of-print, this book remains unique as the only full and detailed account by a social anthropologist of a complete Polynesian ritual cycle.
$50.
75. FLEMING, Archibald Lang.
ARCHIBALD THE ARCTIC. The First Bishop of the Arctic.
Appleton-Century-Crofts. New York. 1956. viii, 399, index; e/p maps 29 photos reproduced in duotone; hardcover in (ragged and rebacked) dust jacket; good condition. Archibald Fleming, came to the Eskimo as a young missionary and stayed with them for more than forty years, the book reveals the day to day, life and death struggle of the Eskimo, their courage and resourcefulness, their folklore and legends.
$35.
76. FLIERL, Johann. Translated from the German by Erich Flierl.
MY LIFE AND GOD'S MISSION. An Autobiography by Senior Johann Flierl. Pioneer Missionary and Field Inspector in New Guinea.
Openbook Publishers. Adelaide. 1999. 256; map, b/w text photos; cardcover; mint condition.A personal account of the life of the Lutheran Missonary Johann Flierl and his ministry to the Aboriginals of the Lake Eyre/Cooper Creek regions of South Australia and to the people of New Guinea at Finschhafen and Sattelberg.
$49.
77. FOGARTY, Brother Ronald.
CATHOLIC EDUCATION IN AUSTRALIA 1806-1950. Volume I Catholic Schools and the Denominational System.
Melbourne University Press. Carlton, VIC. 1959. First Edition; xix, 255; hardcover in dust jacket; a white out mark on front endpaper, a slice taken off the top margin of the title page and the following page, minor bruises to d/j, o/wise good condition.Presents the first full history of denominational education in Australia in the nineteenth century, including a study of its decline and the emergence of the national and secularist systems.
$16.
78. FORD, Margaret.
END OF A BEGINNING.
Hodder and Stoughton. Melbourne. 1963. First Edition; 191; 17 b/w photographs; hardcover in dust jacket; number and owner's name on endpaper, otherwise very good condition. Story of seven years of patrolling the top end of Queensland by the wife of one of the Australian Inland Mission padres.
$20.
79. FORREST, M.D.
FATHER JUSTIN. A Story of Papua.
Sacred Heart Monastery. Sydney. 1922. Second Edition; 254; 18 photos; hardcover (rebound retaining original cloth on front board); (Stella Maris College stamp on title page, browning of margins) o/wise good condition. The story of the founding of the Papuan Mission, the first ten or fifteen years were mostly passed by the missionaries exploring and clearing the country, studying native character, customs and languages, in building and also in dying, in this short period the head of the mission saw a third of his staff fall by the way.
$24.
80. FORREST, M.D.
FATHER JUSTIN. A Story of Papua.
Sacred Heart Monastery. Sydney. 1922. Second Edition; 254; 18 photos; hardcover; (instription from the Sisters of Mercy and owner's bookstamp on front endpaper, browning of margins) o/wise good condition. The story of the founding of the Papuan Mission, the first ten or fifteen years were mostly passed by the missionaries exploring and clearing the country, studying native character, customs and languages, in building and also in dying, in this short period the head of the mission saw a third of his staff fall by the way.
$23.
81. FOX, C.E.
LORD OF THE SOUTHERN ISLES. Being the Story of the Anglican Mission in Melanesia 1849-1949.
A.R. Mowbray & Co. London. 1958. First Edition; xv, 272; 16 photos; hardcover in dust jacket; very good condition (owner's bookstamp on e/p). Good historical coverage of the Anglican Mission in Melanesia from 1848-1957, The New Hebrides, Banks Islands, Torres Straits Islands, Solomon Islands, Tikopia, Rennell, Lord Howe.
$95.
82. FREUND, A.P.H.
MISSIONARY TURNS SPY. Pastor A.P.H. Freund's Story of his Service with the New Guinea Coast Watchers in the War Against Japan, 1942-43.
Lutheran Homes Incorporated. Glynde, SA. 1989. First Edition; viii, 200; photos, 2 maps; hardcover; mint condition. Includes Rabaul, Witu Island, Finschhafen area, New Britain, Bismarck Sea Battle, Living in a Village, The strenuous Five Week Trek, Bena Bena and Kainantu in the Eastern Highlands, Port Moresby.
$25.
83. FULOP-MILLER, Rene. Translated by F.S. Flint and D.F. Tait.
THE POWER AND SECRET OF THE JESUITS.
G P Putnam. London. 1930. First Edition; xviii, 523, bibliog., index; 142 illusts.; hardcover (rebound); (a small library stamp on the title page) o/wise very good condition. Very Scarce. An analytical history of the Jesuits, involves theological, philosophical, scientific, political, sociological and literary controversies presenting a picture of those human passions and dreams, achievements and failures which have decided our modern culture, Jesuits and other Catholic groups as well as their opponents have assisted the author in gathering material for this history.
$65.
84. GARDNER, Laurence.
BLOODLINE OF THE HOLY GRAIL. The Hidden Lineage of Jesus Revealed.
Element. Milton, QLD. 1996. First Australian Edition; 489, bibliog, index; 25 plates, 11 maps, charts; hardcover in dust jacket; owner's bookstamp on endpaper, highlighter on some passages, o/wise good condition.Gives a detailed genealogical account of the authentic line of succession of the Blood Royal from the sons of Jesus and his brother James down to the present day, includes a history of the Knights Templars of Jerusalem.
$21.
85. GARRETT, John.
TO LIVE AMONG THE STARS. Christian Origins in Oceania.
World Council of Churches in Association with the University of the South Pacific. Geneva. 1985 [first published 1982]. xii, 412, bibliog., index; fold-out map, 36 text maps, 16 b/w photos; pictorial cardcover; mint condition. The first full story of Catholic and Protestant origins in the Pacific Islands, beginning in Guam and Tahiti, takes the reader finally to the shores of New Guinea, as the sacrifice of thousands of people, most of them Islanders, unfolds.
$19.
86. GARRETT, John.
TO LIVE AMONG THE STARS. Christian Origins in Oceania.
World Council of Churches in Association with the University of the South Pacific. Geneva. 1982. First Edition; xii, 412, bibliog., index; fold-out map, 36 text maps, 16 b/w photos; pictorial cardcover; fine condition. The first full story of Catholic and Protestant origins in the Pacific Islands, beginning in Guam and Tahiti, takes the reader finally to the shores of New Guinea, as the sacrifice of thousands of people, most of them Islanders, unfolds.
$17.
87. GILBERT, Adrian.
THE HOLD KINGDOM.
Corgi Books. London. 1999 [first published 1998]. 492, bibliog, index; plates in b/w and colour, 17 maps, 15 family trees; cardcover; fine condition.Using ancient historical records the authors show that with the coming of Joseph of Arimathea in AD 37, Britain's kings became converts to Christianity and the island the secret home of many of Jesus's followers, includes the history of King Arthur.
$19.
88.
GOLDEN JUBILEE OF THE CHRISTIAN BROTHERS IN AUSTRALASIA 1869-1919.
Sydney. 1918. 146; fully illustrated with b/w historical photos; hardcover; large format; (rebound with original card illustrations retained on front and back, one page repair) o/wise very good condition.Rare. Well illustrated history of the Christian Brothers in Australasia.
$65.
89. GOULTER, Mary Catherine.
SONS OF FRANCE : A Forgotten Influence on New Zealand History.
Whitcome and Tombs. Wellington. 1958. Second Edition; 218, index; frontis, 6 b/w plates; hardcover in original dust jacket (protected). very good condition. Very Scarce. An account of seven of the French priests who came to New Zealand as missionaries from 1838 onwards.
$29.
90. GOVAN, Rev. William.
MEMORIALS OF THE MISSIONARY CAREER OF THE REV. JAMES LAING. Missionary of the Free Church of Scotland in Kaffraria.
David Bryce & Son. Glasgow. 1875. 364; frontis portrait; hardcover (corners bumped, cloth frayed and soiled, endpaper hinges cracked) (a few spots of foxing with numerous passages bracketed with pencil) o/wise good condition. Rare. Chiefly compiled from Mr Laing's own journals by his friend and fellow missionary for nearly thirty years among the Kafirs in Africa.
$65.
91. HAGSPIEL, Bruno.
ALONG THE MISSION TRAIL. Vol. II In the Netherlands East Indies.
Mission Press. Techny, Illinois. 1925. 290; fold out map, 65 photographic plates; hardcover; (presentation inscription on fly page) o/wise very good condition. Very Scarce. Personal travel accounts of a Missionary with special reference to the vicariate of the Little Sunda Islands, includes most of the islands of present day Indonesia including Timor.
$45.
92. HANCOCK, Graham.
FINGERPRINTS OF THE GODS. A Quest for the Beginning and the End.
Heinemann. London. 1995. First Edition; 578, bibliog, index; 73 b/w plates, line illustrations; hardcover in dust jacket; owner's name and book stamps on front endpaper, o/wise good condition.The author sets out to put together the pieces of a jigsaw-puzzle of mankind's forgotten prehistory, includes: South America, Central America, Egypt.
$19.
93. HAYES, Ernest H.
WILIAMU MARINER-MISSIONARY. The Story of John Williams. The Pioneer Series No. 1.
Religious Education Press. Wallington, Surrey. 1947. Ninth Edition; 111; line illustrations; hardcover in (ragged) dust jacket; B5 format; (light browning, bookshop stamp on e/p) o/wise good condition. A history of the missionary activities of John Williams, written for the younger reader, includes: Rarotonga, building a missionary ship, the voyage to Samoa, the last voyage, the death of John Williams.
$20.
94. HENRY, Jim and Leah Shaw.
IN GOOD FAITH. The Story of St Thomas' Church of England Beaudesert, Established in 1888.
Beaudesert. 1988. 72, index; fully illustrated in b/w; cardcover; near fine condition.
$23.
95. HENSLOWE, Dorothea.
PAPUA CALLS.
1957. 228; b/w photos and line drawings; boardcover; very good condition. These stories in this volume are the impressions of the second visit of the author, an Anglican Missionary, to the Diocese of New Guinea.
$18.
96. HERDT, Gilbert & Stephen, Michele; Editors.
THE RELIGIOUS IMAGINATION IN NEW GUINEA.
Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, N.J. 1989. First Edition vi, 262, index; stiffened cardcover; mint condition. Scarce. The editors and contributors (Bruce M. Knauf, Eytan Bercovitch and Donald Tuzin) explore such personal expressions of religious fervour as dreams, trances, altered states of consciousness, possession, spirit mediumship, witchcraft, sorcery, shamanism and messianic cargo cult activity, includes 5 ethnographic case studies. Important reference.
$16.
97. HILL, Ernestine.
FLYING DOCTOR CALLING. The flying Doctor Service of Australia.
Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1947. 157; plus forty pages of b/w photos, e/p map; hardcover (spine frayed and repaired top and bottom); (owner's name and address on e/p) o/wise good condition. The story of the Australian Flying Doctor service, with appendices on: brief history of the experimental flying doctor and wireless services inaugurated by the Australian Inland Mission to the Presbyterian Church, the future of the flying doctor service of Australia, the constitution, control and present organization of the flying doctor service of Australia.
$25.
98. HILLIARD, David.
GOD'S GENTLEMEN. A History of the Melanesian Mission, 1849-1942.
University of Queensland Press. St Lucia, Brisbane. 1978. First Edition; xv, 342, bibliog., index; 38 illusts., 3 maps; hardcover in dust jacket (near fine condition, protected); near fine condition. Scarce, out-of-print. The author was then Senior Lecturer in History at Flinders University; this work is based on a wide range of source materials providing a detached and detailed historical analysis of the Melanesian Mission, includes: New Hebrides and Solomon Islands.
$24.
99. HILLIARD, David.
GOD'S GENTLEMEN. A History of the Melanesian Mission, 1849-1942.
University of Queensland Press. St Lucia, Brisbane. 1978. First Edition; xv, 342, bibliog., index; 38 illusts., 3 maps; hardcover in dust jacket (near fine condition, protected); owner's name [crossed out with black felt pen], date and small inscription on front e/paper, slight felt mark on small title page o/wise very good condition. Scarce, out-of-print. The author was then Senior Lecturer in History at Flinders University; this work is based on a wide range of source materials providing a detached and detailed historical analysis of the Melanesian Mission, includes: New Hebrides and Solomon Islands.
$21.
100. HILLIARD, Winifred.
THE PEOPLE IN BETWEEN: The Pitjantjatjara People of Ernabella [Aboriginal Australia].
Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1968. First Edition; 253, notes, appendices, selected bibliog., index; colour & b/w illusts; hardcover in pictorial dust jacket [protected]; some slight staining on edges and a few sunned pages o/wise very good condition. Signed copy by the author. The author was asked by the Australian Presbyterian Board of Missions to take over the craft industry of the Pitjantjatjara people at the Board's Ernabella Mission.
$32.
101. HITT, Russell T.
CANNIBAL VALLEY.
Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1963. First Edition; 253; map, 42 b/w illusts., e/p map, e/p illust.; hardcover in very nice condition protected dust jacket; very good condition. Very Scarce. A missionary account of the most perilous mission frontier in the world with the Dani in the Baliem Valley of Irian Jaya (former Dutch New Guinea), complete with a photo of body destined for cannibal feast which was witnessed with horror by two missionaries. The missionaries, working under incredible hardships and deadly risks, treated the sick. visited the outlying hamlets, reduced the Dani language to writing and preached the Christian gospel - intertribal warfare and heathen practices continued. Very scarce.
$35.
102. HITT, Russell T.
JUNGLE PILOT. The Life and Witness of Nate Saint.
Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1960. First Edition; 303; e/p illust.; 29 b/w photos; hardcover in dust jacket (corner clipped, back side rubbed); near fine condition. An account of the Missionary Aviation Fellowship and of Nate Saint who became the planner and logistics expert of operation Auca in the Ecuador jungle, he made the first difficult landing in the Auca territory, on January 8th 1956 he radioed that he had made contact with the Aucas, that was his last message.
$20.
103. HOLLAND, D.W.
A HISTORY OF THE PARISH OF ROBERTSON. Written for the Centenary of St. John's, Robertson.
July 1976. 52; sepia photos; cardcover; A5 format; (cover rubbed) o/wise very good condition.Parish history of the Church of England in Robertson, in the Berrima District of country New South Wales.
$19.
104. HOLMES, John H. Illustrated by Savile Lumley.
BY CANOE TO CANNIBAL-LAND.
London Missionary Society. London. 1923. 143; line illustrations; hardcover; (half of front endpaper missing, a few spots of foxing in the prelims) o/wise good condition. A story of a missionary journey in the Gulf of Papua told by Papuan boys in a Papuan way.
$29.
105. HOLMES, Lowell D., compiler and editor.
SAMOAN ISLANDS BIBLIOGRAPHY.
Poly Concepts Publishing. Wichita, Kansas. 1984. vi, 329; hardcover; large format fine condition. Includes both American and Western Samoa arranged by subject. Out-of-Print. Includes: Agriculture, Archaeology, Art and Music, Botany, Culture Contact, Discovery and Exploration, Folklore, History, Land, Linguistics, Missions, Navigation, Physical Anthropology, Religion, Zoology.
$58.
106. HORNE. C. Silvester.
THE STORY OF THE L.M.S. With an Appendix Bringing the Story up to the Year 1904.
London Missionary Society. London. 1904. New Edition; 460, index; 107 photos and engravings; hardcover (worn and discoloured new endpapers); (some foxing in index and title pages) o/wise good condition. Includes chapters on : the South Seas, South Africa, India, China, British Guiana, expansion in Polynesia, North China and Mongolia, New Guinea.
$45.
107. HOWE, Morgan B. with Coralie Kingston and Richard Pascoe.
ABORIGINES AND CHRISTIANS: An Introduction to Some of the Issues Involved.
Published on behalf of The Foundation of Aboriginal and Islander Research Action Ltd. Queensland. July 1977. 56; fully illustrated with b/w photos; cardcover; landscape format; cover soiled o/wise very good condition.Very Scarce. Father Morgan Howe from the Brisbane Archdiocese, touches the nerve of Christian conscience in this thoroughly researched and well documented book.
$16.
108. HOWE, Morgan B. with Coralie Kingston and Richard Pascoe.
ABORIGINES AND CHRISTIANS: An Introduction to Some of the Issues Involved.
Published on behalf of The Foundation of Aboriginal and Islander Research Action Ltd. Queensland. July 1977. 56; fully illustrated with b/w photos; cardcover; landscape format; cover damp marked, ink stain on front, binding chipped, pages loose, a readers copy.Very Scarce. Father Morgan Howe from the Brisbane Archdiocese, touches the nerve of Christian conscience in this thoroughly researched and well documented book.
$15.
109. HUGHES, Brenda.
KING AMONG CANNIBALS. The Story of James Chalmers.
Lutterworth Press for The London Missionary Society. London. 1959. First Edition; 95; colour frontis, map; illustrated hardcover; B5 format; (texture pen mark on e/p, presentation plate on back of small title page, with name and date, foxing on back of small title page and on frontis, spine worn) o/wise good condition. Biographical account of the missionary James Chalmers, includes: Rarotonga, New Guinea mission of the London Missionary Society, Suau Island in Eastern Papua, the Gulf of Papua, the death of Chalmers, written for the younger reader.
$25.
110. HUTCHISON Robert.
THEIR KINGDOM COME : INSIDE THE SECRET WORLD OF OPUS DEI.
Doubleday. London. 1997. First Edition; xviii, 486. b/w photographs and line drawings; hardcover in mint dust jacket; mint condition (new). New (direct from distributor) - Ever since its founding in Spain in 1928, Opus Dei has regularly come under scrutiny - both from within the Roman Catholic Church and by secular authorities in countries where it operates. Its senior strategists have resurrected the Vatican's 'Just War' doctrine and are preparing for what they regard as Christendom's inevitable showdown with radical Islam. Out-of-print.
$30.
111. JEAL, Tim.
LIVINGSTONE.
Book Club Associates. London. 1973. xv, 427, appendices, sources, index; 6 maps, 17 line illusts., 27 plates; hardcover; (author's name underscored in pen on title page) o/wise very good condition. A biography written with the benefit of a large quantity of primary source material, which had not been available to previous biographers of the great African explorer.
$35.
112. JOHNSON, T. Broadwood. With an Introduction by T. F. Victor Buxton.
TRAMPS ROUND THE MOUNTAINS OF THE MOON. And Through the Back Gate of the Congo State.
Fisher Unwin. London. 1912. Second Printing; xxiii, 316, index; frontis, fold out map, text map, 47 illusts.; hardcover (some insect damage to the cloth); (spots of foxing in some of the text, owner's name on e/p) o/w good condition. Autobiographical narrative of a missionary who worked for five years in the kingdom of Toro in the Uganda Protectorate, this personal account takes the reader on rambles about the great mountain range of Central Africa
$45.
113. JONES, C.C.
AN AUSTRALIAN SUNDAY SCHOOL AT WORK. 1855 Rockdale 1915.
Epworth. Sydney. 1915. 64; sepia photos; hardcover; sporadic foxing o/wise good condition. Scarce. Comemorates the 60th anniversary of the Rockdale Methodist sunday School in New South Wales.
$19.
114.
THE JOURNAL OF THE PAPUA & NEW GUINEA SOCIETY.
PNG Society. Port Moresby, PNG. 1966 - 1972. 1344 (complete set of 12 issues). illustrated with b/w photographs, line drawings, sketches, maps and diagrams; pictorial cardcover wrappers; Very good condition. The 12 issues (complete set) of the Journal of the Papua and New Guinea Society were issued between 1966 and 1972. Contributors included eminent academics (local and international), politicians, bureaucrats, private individuals, etc on a wide range of topics of interest to Papua New Guinea. A rare complete set.
$195.
115. Kautai, Ngatupuna, etal.
ATIU (Cook Islands). An Island Community.
University of the South Pacific. Suva, Fiji. 1984. xiii, 207, index; b/w photos; cardcover; fine condition. The people of Atiu have recorded in written words the richness of their traditions, history and culture, a penetrating insight into the life of this religious people is provided by the examination of their past and present beliefs and practices.
$28.
116. KERSTEN, Holger and Elmar R. Gruber.
THE JESUS CONSPIRACY. The Turin Shroud and the Truth About the Resurrection.
Element. Milton, QLD. 1994. English Translation; 373, bibliog, index; b/w plates; hardcover in dust jacket; owner's bookstamp on front endpaper, o/wise very good condition.Looks at the evidence surrounding the Shroud of Turin.
$12.
117. KING, Rev. Joseph.
W.G. LAWES OF SAVAGE ISLAND AND NEW GUINEA.
The Religious Tract Society. London. 1909. xxvi, 388, index; portrait frontis, fold-out col. map, 21 illusts.; hardcover with bright gilt illustration and labels on red cloth; (insect damage to spine, damp marks on cover, large spots of foxing on most pages, mainly confined to top margin, owner's name on endpaper) a readers copy. The author of this biography was an exceptionally close friend of W. G. Lawes from the age of 14, in his account he includes early life and college days, Pioneers of Port Moresby, Steps Towards Annexation, including a proposed armed expedition by a private British company to seize large tracts of New Guinea for its shareholders, German Plans of Occupation, A Triple Flag-Hoisting. The Murder of Chalmers.
$140.
118. KING, Rev. Joseph.
W.G. LAWES OF SAVAGE ISLAND AND NEW GUINEA.
The Religious Tract Society. London. 1909. xxvi, 388, index; portrait frontis, fold-out col. map, 21 illusts.; hardcover with bright gilt illustration and labels on green cloth (fabric marked); (one page repaired) o/wise a very good clean copy. The author of this biography was an exceptionally close friend of W. G. Lawes from the age of 14, in his account he includes early life and college days, Pioneers of Port Moresby, Steps Towards Annexation, including a proposed armed expedition by a private British company to seize large tracts of New Guinea for its shareholders, German Plans of Occupation, A Triple Flag-Hoisting. The Murder of Chalmers.
$235.
119. KNAPPERT, Jan.
PACIFIC MYTHOLOGY. An Encyclopedia of Myth and Legend.
Aquarian/Thorsons. London. 1992. First Edition; 336; illustrated by Elizabeth Knappert, maps; cardcover; mint condition. First encyclopedia of the mythology of the Pacific countries and islands, ranging from Thailand to Tahiti, from Japan to Java and New Zealand to New Britain.
$35.
120. KNIGHT, James, Acting Editor.
CHRIST IN MELANESIA. Exploring Theological Issues. Point 1977.
Melanesian Institute for Pastoral and Socio-Economic Service. Goroka, PNG. 1977. 262; cardcover; (slight browning) o/wise very good condition. Very Scarce. Includes: what is religious experience for a Melanesian, Manarmakeri theological evaluation of an old Biak myth, secularisation for Melanesia?, an account of a theologians' workshop, myth and history in Melanesia.
$35.
121. KROL, Father A. and Father F. Mihalic.
ENGA JUBILI. 50 Yia Bilong Katolik Sios Long Enga. [The 50 years of the Catholic Church in Enga Province Papua New Guinea].
Catholic Diocese of Wabag and the Divine Word University. Wabag, PNG. 2000. 99, index; fully illustrated with b/w historical photographs. cardcover; mint condition. Narrative and photo captions in Melanesian Pigin English, a photographic celebration of fifty years' Catholic missionary work among the people of the Enga Province of Papua New Guinea.
$45.
122. KUNZE, Georg.
IN THE SERVICE OF THE CROSS. On Uncharted Ways.
Kristen Pres. Madang. 1997. x, 293; 2 maps, b/w photos; cardcover; mint condition. An account of the missionary Georg Kunze on Karkar island, near Madang in Papua New Guinea, his work began in 1890 but was abruptly ended in 1895 with an eruption of Bagiai volcano, his wife and two colleagues died on Karkar in the years 1890 to 1892, Georg Kunze was a survivor and returned in 1921 to witness the first large Christian baptism of 101 men and women on Karkar.
$35.
123. LANGMORE, Diane.
TAMATE A KING. James Chalmers in New Guinea 1877-1901.
Melbourne University Press. Carlton. 1974. ix, 169, bibliog., index; map, 17 historic illusts.; hardcover in (rubbed) dust jacket; o/wise fine condition. A scholarly biography presenting a rounder picture of this lively and unconventional missionary and explorer of 19th century Papua, explores the circumstance surrounding his death at Goaribari.
$30.
124. LANGMORE, Diane.
TAMATE A KING. James Chalmers in New Guinea 1877-1901.
Melbourne University Press. Carlton. 1974. ix, 169, bibliog., index; map, 17 historic illusts.; hardcover in (rubbed) dust jacket; (back endpaper scruffed with some numbers written in pen) o/wise very good condition. A scholarly biography presenting a rounder picture of this lively and unconventional missionary and explorer of 19th century Papua, explores the circumstance surrounding his death at Goaribari.
$24.
125. LANGMORE, Diane.
TAMATE A KING. James Chalmers in New Guinea 1877-1901.
Melbourne University Press. Carlton. 1974. ix, 169, bibliog., index; map, 17 historic illusts.; hardcover in (rubbed) dust jacket; (owner's name and address on endpaper) o/wise very good condition. A scholarly biography presenting a rounder picture of this lively and unconventional missionary and explorer of 19th century Papua, explores the circumstance surrounding his death at Goaribari.
$22.
126. LANGRIDGE, A.K.
WON BY BLOOD. The Story of Erromanga the Martyr Isle.
Covenanter Press. Strathpine North, QLD. 1978 [first published 1922]. 135; b/w illustrations; cardcover; near fine condition.The story of the establishment of the gospel on Erromanga in the New Hebrides [Vanuatu] and of the dreadful tragedy of the Martyr's.
$19.
127. LANGRIDGE, A.K. and Frank H. L. Paton.
JOHN G. PATON. Later Years and Farewell. A Sequel to John G. Paton-An Autobiography.
Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1910. xv, 286; 12 illusts.; hardcover; (browning of endpapers) o/wise very good condition. Biography covering the later years of John G. Paton missionary to the New Hebrides, includes chapter on his conflict with the Kanak labour trade to Queensland, deputations to America, Britain and Ireland, back to Australia and the New Hebrides, visit to Tanna, the last visit to the island of Aniwa in 1904.
$55.
128. LAWMAN, Tony.
FROM THE HANDS OF THE WICKED.
Robert Hale. London. 1960. First Edition; 191, bibliog, index; map, b/w plates; hardcover in dust jacket; d/j chipped, foxing in the prelims and index, o/wise good condition.An account of Frederick Stanley Arnot, one of the early Scottish missionaries who helped to shape the destiny of Central Africa, biography based on considerable research.
$55.
129. LAWRENCE, P. and M.J. Meggitt, Editors.
GODS GHOSTS AND MEN IN MELANESIA. Some Religions of Australian New Guinea and the New Hebrides.
Oxford University Press. Melbourne. 1972. [first published 1965] 298, bibliog., index; e/p maps; pictorial cardcover; near fine condition. Much sought after. Record of a Symposium, academic papers on anthropology and ethnography on New Guinea and other islands of Melanesia, contributors: Glasse, Salisbury, Berndt, Meggitt, Bulmer, Valentine,, Lawrence, Burridge, Lane, primarily based on the contributors' fieldwork between 1945 and 1965.
$17.
130. LAWRENCE, P. and M.J. Meggitt, Editors.
GODS GHOSTS AND MEN IN MELANESIA. Some Religions of Australian New Guinea and the New Hebrides.
Oxford University Press. Melbourne. 1972. [first published 1965] 298, bibliog., index; e/p maps; pictorial cardcover; very good condition. Much sought after. Record of a Symposium, academic papers on anthropology and ethnography on New Guinea and other islands of Melanesia, contributors: Glasse, Salisbury, Berndt, Meggitt, Bulmer, Valentine,, Lawrence, Burridge, Lane, primarily based on the contributors' fieldwork between 1945 and 1965.
$16.
131. LAWRENCE, P. and M.J. Meggitt, Editors.
GODS GHOSTS AND MEN IN MELANESIA. Some Religions of Australian New Guinea and the New Hebrides.
Oxford University Press. Melbourne. 1972. [first published 1965] 298, bibliog., index; e/p maps; pictorial cardcover; very good condition. Much sought after. Record of a Symposium, academic papers on anthropology and ethnography on New Guinea and other islands of Melanesia, contributors: Glasse, Salisbury, Berndt, Meggitt, Bulmer, Valentine,, Lawrence, Burridge, Lane, primarily based on the contributors' fieldwork between 1945 and 1965.
$15.
132. LENWOOD, Frank.
PASTELS FROM THE PACIFIC.
Oxford University Press. London. 1917. xii, 224, index; with illustrations in colour and b/w, fold-out map; hardcover; corners bumped, bookplate and library stamp, spine a bit loose o/wise good condition. Very Scarce. Includes both descriptions of village life and life on the Methodist Mission Stations, Lifou, Cook Islands, Rarotonga, Samoa, Fiji, Gilbert Islands, Papua, problems of the mission.
$35.
133. LIVINGSTONE, W.P.
LAWS OF LIVINGSTONIA. A Narrative of Missionary Adventure and Achievement.
Hodder and Stoughton. London. [1921]. xi, 385, index; map, 68 b/w photos; hardcover (new endpapers); (corners bumped, plates damp stressed, a few spots of foxing in text) o/wise good condition. Rare. Biography of Dr. Laws and his work in the 19th century at the Livingstonia Mission in East Africa, includes: early years, the Zambezi, voyage of exploration, Lake Nyasa, Zulu potentates, war with the Arab slavers, the coming of government, attacked by lions, the friendliness of Rhodes, end of the slavers.
$65.
134. LOVETT, Richard.
JAMES CHALMERS. His Autobiography and Letters.
The Religious Tract Society. London. 1912. Fifth printing of the 1903 Revised Edition; 515, index; 2 maps, 3 plates; hardcover; (three small library stamps, spine worn top and bottom, new endpapers, foxing on title page) o/wise very good condition. Includes: Rarotonga, establishing his foothold in the Suau of Eastern Papua, letters from Robert Louis Stevenson, the annexation of New Guinea, the Fly River, the Torres Straits, the tragedy at Dopima on Goaribari Island where the missionary explorer was cannibalised.
$30.
135. LUTKEHAUS, Nancy, Christian Kaufmann, William E. Mitchell, Douglas Newton, Lita Osmundsen, Meinhard Schuster, Edited by.
SEPIK HERITAGE. Tradition and Change in Papua New Guinea.
C.H. Press. Bathurst. 1990. First Australian Edition; xxii, 663, index; text illustrated with maps, drawings, photos and charts; hardcover in dust jacket; mint condition. Rare. Articles cover topics ranging from pre-history to the impact of the West, missions, description and analysis of the Sepik region's rich cultural heritage. Out-of-Print.
$85.
136. McMAHON, J.T.
COLLEGE CAMPUS, CLOISTER.
University of Western Australia Press. Nedlands, WA. 1969. 302, appendixes; hardcover with dust jacket in protective cover; slight chips to dust jacket corners moisture spots to top edge o/w near fine condition. Follows the amazing history of Monsignor J.T.McMahon born 1893 at Ennis, Ireland he was ordained in Dublin in 1919 and arrived in Perth, Western Australia in 1928 and from then onwards his contributions, achievements and service to the Community is legendry. A remarkable man.
$15.
137. McMAHON, J.T.
COLLEGE CAMPUS, CLOISTER.
University of Western Australia Press. Nedlands, WA. 1969. 302, appendixes; hardcover with dust jacket in protective cover; slight chips to dust jacket corners o/w near fine condition. Follows the amazing history of Monsignor J.T.McMahon born 1893 at Ennis, Ireland and ordained in Dublin 1919 arriving in Perth Western Australia 1921 and from then onwards his contribution, achievements and service to the Community is legendry. A remarkable man.
$16.
138. McMAHON, J.T.
COLLEGE, CAMPUS, CLOISTER.
University of Western Australia Press. Nedlands, Western Australia. 1969. 302, appendixes; hardcover in dust jacket with protective covering; dedication by author slightly discoloured edge o/w fine condition.History of Monsignor McMahon born Ennis, Ireland 1893 ordained in Dublin 1919 and arived Perth Western Australia 1919 and from then on his contributions, achievements and service to the Community is legendry. A remarkable man.
$19
139. McNAIR, William and Hilary Rumley.
PIONEER ABORIGINAL MISSION. The Work of Wesleyan Missionary John Smithies in the Swan River Colony 1840-1855.
University of Western Australia Press. Nedlands, WA. 1981. First Edition; 167, index; map, historical illustrations; cardcover; (spine sunned) o/wise near fine condition. By extensive reference to his own letters, this book describes the establishment, activities and eventual abandonment of Smithie's pioneer mission to Aborigines in the Swan River Colony, 1840-1855.
$19.
140. McNALLY, Ward.
ABORIGINES ARTEFACTS AND ANGUISH - PROFESSOR TED STREHLOW.
Lutheran Publishing House. Adelaide. 1981. First Edition; 208, index; e/p maps, b/w text photos; hardcover in mint dust jacket; mint condition [new]. Very Scarce. A biography of the noted and sometimes controversial Professor Strehlow, from a boy growing up in Central Australia with Aboriginal children, as a patrol officer, an academic, anthropologist, linguist and his fight for the recognition of Aboriginal culture.
$40.
141. MAIDEN, Norma L. .
CHRIST CHURCH, BOONAH. The First 100 Years 1890-1990.
1990. 40 b/w photographs; cardcover; fine condition. Rare. Anglican rural Queensland church history, Boonah is a country area close to Brisbane, includs all of the small Anglican churches of the district.
$23.
142. MATTHEWS, CHS.
A PARSON IN THE AUSTRALIAN BUSH.
Rigby. Adelaide. 1973 [first published 1908]. 226; historical b/w photos; hardcover in dust jacket [protected]; spine do d/j sunned with small repair o/wise very good condition.An Australian bush classic, the personal account of a Parson based at Gilgandra during the great drought in 1902, he traveled back of Bourke on a 1,250 mile journey in a sulky baptising, teaching children and preaching the gospel on homestead verandahs, shearing sheds and the open air.
$18.
143. MENEN, Aubrey.
THE NEW MYSTICS. And the True Indian Tradition.
Thames and Hudson. London. 1974. 239, index; fully illustrated in b/w and colour; hardcover in dust jacket; (two small library stamps) o/wise very good condition. Designed for the ever-growing number of people who seek an up-to-date, accurate and informed account of Hindu mysticism, together with an assesment of its relevance to modern Western man, includes, Upanishads, Krishna consciousness movement, Vedas, Zen Buddhism to contemporary gurus of Bombay and New York.
$74.
144. MENNIS, Mary R.
HAGEN SAGA. The Story of Father William Ross, First American Missionary to Papua New Guinea, With Notes and Articles by Father Ross.
Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies. Port Moresby. 1982. 209, bibliog., index; e/p maps, text map, 21 b/w photos; illust. cardcover; slight foxing to front e/p o/wise very good condition.Includes: Alexishafen, Ramu River Expeditions, Expeditions into Mount Hagen, The first Year in Hagen 1934-35, War Comes to New Guinea, Expansion into Wabag. Rare much sought after.
$38.
145. MENNIS, Mary R.
HAGEN SAGA. The Story of Father William Ross, First American Missionary to Papua New Guinea, With Notes and Articles by Father Ross.
Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies. Port Moresby. 1982. 209, bibliog., index; e/p maps, text map, 21 b/w photos; illust. cardcover; mint condition. Includes: Alexishafen, Ramu River Expeditions, Expeditions into Mount Hagen, The first Year in Hagen 1934-35, War Comes to New Guinea, Expansion into Wabag. Rare much sought after.
$40.
146. METHODIST SUNDAY SCHOOL, HOBART, TASMANIA
A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE OLD HIGH STREET [NOW SWAN STREET] METHODIST SUNDAY SCHOOL, HOBART, TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA. 75th Diamond Jubilee Anniversary Celebrations Oct.27 Nov.3 etc.[1907] a brief history of the school.
Meboury Print. Hobart, Tasmania. 1907 Commemorative; 15; 19 photos; pictorial cardcover with gilt text and scrolls; occasional spots of minor foxing to some pages o/wise near fine condition.Extremely rare, historical record of the Ministers and Churches of early Hobart, but in particular the 'High Street Wesleyan Sabbath School'.
$19.
147. MIDIAN, Andrew.
THE VALUE OF INDIGENOUS MUSIC IN THE LIFE AND MINISTRY OF THE CHURCH. The United Church in the Duke of York Islands. Studies in Papua New Guinea Musics, 6.
Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies. Boroko, PNG. 1999. 92, index; cardcover; mint condition. Presents a critical examination of the present hymnody used in the United Church with a detailed discussion of the role of traditional Duke of York music in society and questions whether such music should also be used in the church, the author was born in the Duke of Yorks.
$34.
148. MILLER, Compiled by one of his Grandsons.
LIFE OF THE REV. FREDK MILLER. Memorial Congregational Church, Hobart 1930.
Congregational Church. Hobart, Tasmania. 1930. 16; frontis photo; illustrated cardcover; front top cover spot plus owners printed name o/wise very good condition.born and educated in London ordained as a Minister 1830, Rev.Miller arrived in Hobart Town that same year, he was regarded as a valuable and righteous acquisition to his area.
$16.
149. MILLER, Compiled by one of his Grandsons.
LIFE OF THE REV. FREDK MILLER. Memorial Congregational Church, Hobart 1930.
Congregational Church. Hobart, Tasmania. Reprint of first edition [1930]; 16; photo inside front cover; wrappers; very good condition.born and educated in London ordained as a Minister 1830, Rev.Miller arrived in Hobart Town that same year, he was regarded as a valuable and righteous acquisition to his area.
$14.
150. MOFFAT, John S.
THE LIVES OF ROBERT & MARY MOFFAT. By Their Son.
Fisher Unwin. London. 1886. New Edition; xii, 468, index; frontis portrait, maps, illustrations; original cloth cover (spine ends frayed, endpaper hinges cracked); (small title page missing) o/wise good condition. Rare. A biographical account of the Moffat family and their mission work in southern Africa, includes: life in Namaqualand, journey to Lattakoo, marriage at Cape Town, sojourn at Griqua Town, the Mantatee invasion, wars and rumours of wars, last attacks of the marauders, Mary Moffat visits Chonwane, Mosilikatse, the Matebele mission.
$70.
151. MOORHEAD, John.
CATHEDRAL ON THE CLARENCE. The First Hundred Years.
Cathedral Restoration Committee. Grafton, NSW. 1984. viii, 163; b/w photos; hardcover in dust jacket; signed by the Bishop, the Dean and the Author, repair to d/j o/wise very good condition.Anglican Diocese of Grafton, tells the story of the people and places and the role of the church in the community dating from 1842 and of the present cathedral built in 1884, a well written account by retired newspaper-man John Moorhead.
$24.
152. MORRIS, Nona.
EARLY DAYS IN FRANKLIN. A Centennial Volume.
The Franklin County Council. Auckland, New Zealand. 1965. First Edition; 107, index; 21 illusts., e/p maps; hardcover in dust jacket [protected]; (new endpapers, spine of d/j sunned and corners clipped, sticker covering library stamp on publisher's page) o/wise good condition. New Zealand local history, includes: the Maoris, the Missionaries, Treaty of Waitangi, Maori sales and Pakeha purchases, the Waikato War.
$29.
153. NAIRNE, W.P.
GREAT HEART OF PAPUA. (James Chalmers).
Oxford University Press. London. 1920. 229; with a map, 1 illusts. in col. and 8 in half-tone, chiefly from drawings by Ernest Prater; hardcover; no d/j, inscription on front free endpaper, o/wise very good condition. Biography of mission/explorer, includes Chalmers trip to Rarotonga with the pirate Bully Hayes, Suau in Eastern Papua, of his patrol in 1879 to the hinterland behind Port Moresby, his exploration of the Gulf of Papua, acting as interpreter for the declaration of the establishment of the Protectorate of Papua under the Crown, the death of Chalmers and Tomkins. Collector's Item.
$24.
154. NAIRNE, W.P.
GREAT HEART OF PAPUA. (James Chalmers).
Oxford University Press. London. 1920. 229; with a map, 1 illusts. in col. and 8 in half-tone, chiefly from drawings by Ernest Prater; hardcover; no d/j, missing front free endpaper, spine soiled, a few spots of foxing o/wise good condition. Biography of mission/explorer, includes Chalmers trip to Rarotonga with the pirate Bully Hayes, Suau in Eastern Papua, of his patrol in 1879 to the hinterland behind Port Moresby, his exploration of the Gulf of Papua, acting as interpreter for the declaration of the establishment of the Protectorate of Papua under the Crown, the death of Chalmers and Tomkins. Collector's Item.
$22.
155. NELSON, Hank.
TAIM BILONG MASTA. The Australian Involvement with Papua New Guinea.
ABC Books. Sydney. 1993. Reprint of 1990 New Edition; 224, index; fully illustrated with photos, period advertising, newspaper clippings and documents; stiffened pictorial cardcover; mint condition (new). Out-of-print. Based on the ABC Radio series produced by Tim Bowden, tells the diverse stories of the Australians who went to Papua New Guinea to rule, convert, plant, mine, marry, run a house and bring up children, of the romantic and the mundane, of interesting lives, significant events and sharp judgements, told in the words of those who were there.
$24.
156. NICHOLSON, R.C., pioneer missionary to Vella Lavella, Solomon Islands.
THE SON OF A SAVAGE. The Story of Daniel Bula.
The Epworth Press. London. 1924. First Edition; 127; map, 39 b/w photos; embossed pictorial hardcover, red cloth. very good condition. Biography of a Christian convert on the Solomon Island of Vella Lavella, includes a brief background of Bula's people accompanied by some rather good historical photographs in the former British Solomon Islands Protectorate. The very scarce first edition
$32.
157. NORTHCOTT, Cecil.
SEND ME AMONG SAVAGES.
The Book Depot. Melbourne. 1944 [first published 1941]. Second Australian Edition. 32; cardcover; browning of cover and text, o/wise good condition.Chalmers of Papua, the story of the ninteenth century missionary.
$14.
158. NURSER, John. Edited by.
LIVING WITH NATURE: Proceedings of the 4th National Summer School on Religion held at Ursula College, Canberra 16-19 January, 1973.
Centre for Continuing Education, The Australian National University. Canberra. 1973. First Edition; 84; cardcover; very good condition. Rare. The papers in this book were all given to the Fourth National Summer school on Religion by the Centre for Continuing Education at ursula College, Australian national University, in January 1973.
$29.
159. O'BRIEN, Mary Patricia.
MOTHER MARY PATRICIA O'NEILL.
The Sisters of Mercy of the Australian Union. 1976. 370; 71 b/w photos; hardcover in dust jacket; small tear and splash marks on d/j, splash mark on cover, o/wise good condition.Signed by the Author. Biography of Mother Mary Patricia O'Neill three times Mother General of the Sisters of Mercy in Australia.
$19.
160. O'BRIEN. Ronald and Cicely,
THE CENTENARY HISTORY OF ST PAUL'S PARISH CHURCH, BURWOOD 1871-1971
Sydney, NSW. 1971 Limited edition number 261 of 750; 176, epilogue; several archival photos; hardcover with illustrated colour dust jacket; fine condition.signed by authors, a detailed history of the Parish of St Paul's Burwood.
$24.
161. O'NEILL, Tim.
AND WE THE PEOPLE. Ten Years with the Primitive Tribes of New Guinea.
Kenedy & Sons. New York. 1961. xiii, 248; e/p maps, 8 b/w photos; hardcover in d/w; very good condition. Mainly deals with the 7 years that Father Tim O'Neill spent as missionary to the Mengen people in the East New Britain province of Papua New Guinea, related in fascinating detail, he describes the life of the villages, covers the period from 1946 to 1956.
$35.
162.
PAPUAN TRIUMPHS By Papuan Missionaries of the Unevangelized Fields Mission.
No Publisher. [Melbourne] [1953] 123; map, 31 illusts.; cardcover; good condition. An anthology of stories as told by Unevangelized Fields Missionaries, includes: Kutubu, Tari Valley, Fly River, Alice River, Lake Murray.
$20.
163. PARISH CHURCH OF ST. JAMES.
A SHORT STORY OF HISTORIC ST. JAMES', SYDNEY.
St. James Church. Sydney. 1963. Revised; 40; b/w illustrations; cardcover; A5 format; cover slightly soiled, o/wise very good condition;Rare. A short history of the Church of England Parish Church of St. James, King Street, Sydney, whose foundation stone was laid by Governor Macquarie on 7th October 1819.
$19.
164. PARKINSON, Richard.
THIRTY YEARS IN THE SOUTH SEAS. Land and People, Customs and Traditions in the Bismarck Archipelago and on the German Solomon Islands.
Crawford. 1999. [first published in German 1907]. First English Language Edition. 378, index; 141 figures, 56 plates, 4 maps; hardcover dust jacket; large format; dust jacket and cover bruised by the binding machine, o/wise as issued by the publisher. New as received from the distributor. Parkinson was the brother-in-law of Queen Emma of Rabaul New Guinea fame, he moved to New Britain in 1879, only seven years after the first trader had established himself in the area. While Parkinson may never have been the first contact of any local people, he was clearly among the first, and observed numerous New Guinea societies before they were extensively incorporated into the Western economy. He took many photographs and recorded his observations covering a wide range of fields, from religious life and ceremonies to artifacts and language. An important New Guinea reference, with well reproduced historical photos.
$99.
165. PARKINSON, Richard.
THIRTY YEARS IN THE SOUTH SEAS. Land and People, Customs and Traditions in the Bismarck Archipelago and on the German Solomon Islands.
Crawford. 1999. [first published in German 1907]. First English Language Edition. 378, index; 141 figures, 56 plates, 4 maps; hardcover in mint dust jacket; large format; mint condition. New as received from the distributor. Parkinson was the brother-in-law of Queen Emma of Rabaul New Guinea fame, he moved to New Britain in 1879, only seven years after the first trader had established himself in the area. While Parkinson may never have been the first contact of any local people, he was clearly among the first, and observed numerous New Guinea societies before they were extensively incorporated into the Western economy. He took many photographs and recorded his observations covering a wide range of fields, from religious life and ceremonies to artifacts and language. An important New Guinea reference, with well reproduced historical photos.
$125.
166. PARKINSON, Richard.
THIRTY YEARS IN THE SOUTH SEAS. Land and People, Customs and Traditions in the Bismarck Archipelago and on the German Solomon Islands.
Crawford. 1999. [first published in German 1907]. First English Language Edition. 378, index; 141 figures, 56 plates, 4 maps; hardcover; large format; missing d/j, o/wise mint condition.New as received from the distributor. Parkinson was the brother-in-law of Queen Emma of Rabaul New Guinea fame, he moved to New Britain in 1879, only seven years after the first trader had established himself in the area. While Parkinson may never have been the first contact of any local people, he was clearly among the first, and observed numerous New Guinea societies before they were extensively incorporated into the Western economy. He took many photographs and recorded his observations covering a wide range of fields, from religious life and ceremonies to artifacts and language. An important New Guinea reference, with well reproduced historical photos.
$125.
167. PATON, Frank H. L.
THE KINGDOM IN THE PACIFIC.
United Council for Missionary Education. London. [1912]. viii, 152, index; map, 15 b/w photos; cardcover (spine repaired with binding tape); o/wise good condition. Includes: the island races, the coming of the white man, the Kanaka labour trade, the coming of the missionary, the Roman Catholic beginning, John Williams, martyrdom in Erromanga, Dr. Brown, Lawes, London Missionary Society, Calvert, Chalmers, Melanesian Mission, Wesleyan Missions, Bishop Patteson.
$35.
168. PATON, M. Whitecross.
LETTERS AND SKETCHES FROM THE NEW HEBRIDES.
Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1894. First Edition. 382; 25 b/w illusts.; hardcover (spine repaired and rescrimmed, corners bumped, new endpapers); o/wise very good condition. Little missionary literature is devoted to the side of missionary life as seen from a woman's point of view, the author of these letters was stationed in the New Hebrides, mainly on the Island of Aniwa.
$50.
169. PATON, M. Whitecross.
LETTERS AND SKETCHES FROM THE NEW HEBRIDES.
Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1912. Sixth Edition. 385; 23 b/w illusts.; hardcover (spine frayed top and bottom); A5 format; (owner's name and address on small title page) o/wise very good condition. Little missionary literature is devoted to the side of missionary life as seen from a woman's point of view, the author of these letters was stationed in the New Hebrides, mainly on the Island of Aniwa.
$30.
170. PATON, Rev. James, rearranged and edited by.
THE STORY OF JOHN G. PATON. Told for Young Folks. Thirty Years Among South Sea Cannibals.
Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1897. 304; frontis portrait, map, 5 plates; hardcover (spine sunned, repaired and rescrimmed, new endpapers, cover watermarked and soiled); o/wise good condition. Biography of the noted Missionary to the New Hebrides rewritten for younger readers with a few fresh incidents introduced that were not included in the original text.
$24.
171. PICHT, Werner. Translated from the German by Edward Fitzgerald.
ALBERT SCHWEITZER. The Man and His Work.
Allen & Unwin. London. 1964. First English Language Edition; 288, index; 16 b/w plates; hardcover in dust jacket [protected]; (corner of d/j clipped) o/wise good condition. The author followed closely the work of Schweitzer for nearly 50 years, here he attempts to establish the essence and signifance of Schweitzer an interpretation and assessment of the man.
$17.
172. PILHOFER. D. Georg.
DIE GESCHICHTE DER NEUENDETTELSAUER MISSION IN NEUGUINEA. BAND 1 [The History of the Neuendettelsauer Mission in New Guinea. Volume 1] herausgegeben von der Evang.=Luth. Missionsanstalt Neuendettelsau.
Freimund-Verlag. Neuendettelsau. 1961. 288, Volume I; 34 historical photos, fold out map; hardcover in dustwrapper; mint condition.Rare. Text in German, includes Huon Gulf, Tami, Siassi, Sialum, Sio, Lae, Markam Valley.
$58.
173. PILHOFER. D. Georg.
DIE GESCHICHTE DER NEUENDETTELSAUER MISSION IN NEUGUINEA. [The History of the Neuendettelsauer Mission in New Guinea] BAND 2 [volume 2] herausgegeben von der Evang.=Luth. Missionsanstalt Neuendettelsau.
Freimund-Verlag. Neuendettelsau. 1961. 311, index, Volume II; 65 historical photos, lift out map; hardcover in dustwrapper; mint condition.Rare. Text in German, includes Huon Gulf, Tami, Siassi, Sialum, Sio, Lae, Markam Valley, New Guinea Highlands, cargo cults.
$57.
174. POINT Series No. 2. FLANNERY, Wendy, Special Editor.
RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS IN MELANESIA TODAY (2).
Melanesian Institute. Goroka, PNG. 1983. x, 259; e/p map, text maps and line drawings; cardcover; very good condition. Looks at Charismatic Christianity in the various churches, Catholic, United Church, Lutherans, in a wide group of areas of Papua New Guinea.
$30.
175. POINT Series No. 6. MANTOVANI, Ennio.
AN INTRODUCTION TO MELANESIAN RELIGIONS.
Melanesian Institute. Goroka, PNG. 1995. Reprint of 1984; xii, 306, index; line drawings; cardcover; fine condition. Includes: traditional religions and Christianity, what is religion, comparative analysis of cultures and religions, Melanesian religions, symbolism and myth, ritual in Melanesia, magic medicine and sorcery, cargo movements, holy spirit movements.
$30.
176. POPE PAUL VI
ENCYCLICAL LETTER OF HIS HOLINESS PAUL VI POPE. On the Development of Peoples.
Polyglot Press. Vatican. No Date. 61; cardcover (sunned); very good condition. The Pope looks at colonisation, the church in development, property, industrialisation, liberal capitalism, work, revolution, reform, literacy, the family, the development of the human race in the spirit of solidarity, equity in trade relations, racism.
$20.
177. PRITCHARD, George [edited by Paul de Deckker].
THE AGGRESSIONS OF THE FRENCH at Tahiti and other Islands in the Pacific.
Auckland University Press, Oxford University Press, in association with The Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust. Auckland, New Zealand. 1983. First Edition; 253; b/w illustrations and reproductions of documents. hardcover in pictorial dust jacket [protected]; mint condition [new]. George Pritchard (1796-1883) was a London Missionary Society worker in Tahiti who, on his own urging, was appointed British consul in 1837. As such he attempted unsuccessfully to combat the growing French presence in the island group, which to that time, despite growing European influence, had remained nominally independent. In 1844 French sovereignty was proclaimed over the group, and Pritchard was imprisoned and then expelled. On the ship back to England he wrote a strongly partisan account of the `aggressions of the French' obviously with the intention of publishing. He never did, however. This manuscript which is now in the Alexander Turnbull Library, is here published for the first time.
$70.
178. PYE, John.
THE TIWI ISLANDS.
1985. Third Edition; 115; fully illustrated in b/w and colour; paper cover; signed by the author, tears at the staples but cover still attached, o/wise good condition.Includes: Tiwi Islands before the Mission, Bathurst Island Mission 1911-1977, Tiwi war effort, Tiwi language, Tiwi design, Tiwi discipline, Melville Island, war, crocodiles, sport, Mission becomes Government Settlement, Handover Document, Tiwi Family honour roll.
$23.
179. RADFORD, Robin.
HIGHLANDERS AND FOREIGNERS IN THE UPPER RAMU [Papua New Guinea]. The Kainantu Area 1919-1942.
Melbourne University Press. Carlton, Melbourne. 1987. First Edition; xix, 220, appendices, index; 6 maps, 27 photos; hardcover in pictorial dust jacket; mint condition [new]. Very Scarce. The author has drawn upon Lutheran archives in Germany, pre-war government files and oral recollections by people in the villages, the author settles the dispute as to whether goldminers, patrol officers or missionaries were the first to penetrate the New Guinea Eastern Highlands.
$28.
180. RAUCAZ, Right Rev. L.M.
IN THE SAVAGE SOUTH SOLOMONS. The Story of a Mission.
Society for the Propagation of the Faith. 1928. 270, index; 89 engravings and historical photos, maps; hardcover in dust jacket; d/j repaired, light browning of text margins, donor's book stamp on title page, o/wise good condition.Rare. Includes the Mendana expedition of 1568 and attempts to convert the Solomon Islands to Christianity, the failed 1844 mission in which the priests were cannibalized, the 1897 Marist Fathers new attempt, the first mission station, Guadalcanal, San Cristoval, Malaita.
$155.
181. REED, A.H. and A.W.
TWO MAORILAND ADVENTURERS: MARSDEN and SELWYN.
Pickering & Inglis Ltd. London. 1939. First Edition; 95 4 illustrations. hardcover; (presentation bookplate on front endpaper title pages foxed with a few pages foxed elsewhere) o/wise good condition. Maori and Christian mission history with historical illustrations, includes Marsden and Bishop Selwyn.
$19.
182. REES, Coralie and Leslie.
SPINIFEX WALKABOUT: Hitch-hiking in Remote North Australia.
Australasian Publishing. Sydney. 1953. First Edition; 285; b/w photos, e/p maps; hardcover, with gilt title on spine, in pictorial [slightly chipped] dust jacket; ex-owner's names on front e/p, o/wise very good condition. The authors, who had no vehicle, were determined to travel right round Australia. In this book they tell how they hitch-hiked by truck, trailer and other means. There are tales here of the many varied characters encountered on this journey, and the authors survey the work of the missions of various denominations, and the activity of the mounted troopers of the North.
$19.
183. REESON, Margaret.
TORN BETWEEN TWO WORLDS.
Kristen Pres. Madang, Papua New Guinea. 1972. 205; e/p maps, 22 photos; hardcover in reproduction dust jacket; very good condition. Very scarce. The story of two young boys who catch their first startled glimpse of white men when a combined government and mission patrol pass through the New Guinea Western Highlands, in the years which followed Wasun and Sond were drawn into the pattern of change but find it impossible to abandon one world in favour of the other.
$23.
184. REESON, Margaret.
TORN BETWEEN TWO WORLDS.
Kristen Pres. Madang, Papua New Guinea. 1972. 205; e/p maps, 22 photos; hardcover in reproduction dust jacket; very good condition. Very scarce. The story of two young boys who catch their first startled glimpse of white men when a combined government and mission patrol pass through the New Guinea Western Highlands, in the years which followed Wasun and Sond were drawn into the pattern of change but find it impossible to abandon one world in favour of the other.
$24.
185. REESON, Margaret.
TORN BETWEEN TWO WORLDS.
Kristen Pres. Madang, Papua New Guinea. 1972. 205; e/p maps, 22 photos; hardcover in reproduction dust jacket; (signed by the author) very good condition. Very scarce. The story of two young boys who catch their first startled glimpse of white men when a combined government and mission patrol pass through the New Guinea Western Highlands, in the years which followed Wasun and Sond were drawn into the pattern of change but find it impossible to abandon one world in favour of the other.
$29.
186. REESON, Margaret.
TORN BETWEEN TWO WORLDS.
Kristen Pres. Madang, Papua New Guinea. 1972. 205; e/p maps, 22 photos; hardcover in dust jacket; d/j repaired, o/wise very good condition. Very scarce. The story of two young boys who catch their first startled glimpse of white men when a combined government and mission patrol pass through the New Guinea Western Highlands, in the years which followed Wasun and Sond were drawn into the pattern of change but find it impossible to abandon one world in favour of the other.
$23.
187.
RESTORATION OF THE PARISH CHURCH OF S. THOMAS.
[c. 1972]. Second Edition [first published 1966]; [16]; b/w illustrations; cardcover; very good condition.Rare. A history of the church of St. Thomas the Apostle built for the penal settlement at Port Macquarie in New South Wales, Church of England history.
$17.
188. RICHARDSON, Don.
LORDS OF THE EARTH.
Regal Books. Ventura, California. 1982. 7th Printing; 368; 3 maps, 35 photos; cardcover; good condition (owner's name and stamp on e/p, light moisture damage to 16 pages). Very Scarce. An outstanding missionary adventure, a true story from the stone-age of the Snow Mountains in Irian Jaya (West New Guinea), the author worked evangelizing and preserving the culture of primitive tribes in Irian Jaya since 1962.
$20.
189. RICKARDS, Raymond.
IN THEIR OWN TONGUES. The Bile in the Pacific.
The Bible Society in the South Pacific. Suva, Fiji. 1996. First Edition; xiv, 494, index; maps, line illustrations; cardcover; inscription and signed by the author on the small title page, o/wise near fine condition.Between 1818 and 1918 the entire bible was translated into 15 Pacific languages, this is the story of the people who achieved this feat, the problems they encounterd, the quality of their work, and the cultural impact on the Pacific Islands, languages include: Tahitian, Hawaiian, Rarotongan, Samoan, Maori, Tongan, Fijian, Aneityumese, Gilbertese, Marean, Lifouan, Ouvean, Niuean, Mota and Nauruan.
$33.
190. RIESENBERG, R.H.
MAGIC AND MEDICINE PONAPE. Eastern Caroline Islands, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands [Micronesia].
Pacific Science Board. Washington, D.C. 1948. Facsimile of the original typescript; 17; cardcover clear plastic cover spriral wire binding; mint condition.Field work on Ponape, Eastern Caroline Islands between July 1947 and January 1948, includes: acquisition of medicines, payment, diagnosis and prognosis, sorcery and disease, disease caused by supernatural punishment, diseases from other supernatural sources, soul loss, diseases and treatments.
$35.
191. RIGDEN, Veda.
THE RICHES OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA. A Collection of Illustrations by Veda Rigden.
Christian Books. Wewak, PNG. 1987. [108]; 53 full page line illustrations; illustrated cardcover; fine condition. Fine line illustrations with bible quotations from the Good News Bible.
$18.
192. ROBSON, William.
JAMES CHALMERS. Missionary and Explorer of Rarotonga and New Guinea.
John Ritchie. Kilmarnock, Scotland. No Date. 176; frontis portrait, map, etchings; hardcover (new endpapers); (a few spots of foxing) o/wise good condition. Covers the period from 1867 to 1901 ending with the murder of Chalmers, Tomkins and twelve natives on the Aird River near the Fly river in Papua, includes extensive references to the South Sea Island missionaries working in New Guinea.
$35.
193. ROBSON, William.
JAMES CHALMERS. Missionary and Explorer of Rarotonga and New Guinea.
Partridge & Co. London. No Date. 160; frontis illust., map, etchings; hardcover (rebound retaining the original cloth on the front board, new endpapers); (numerous page repairs and Sunday School library stamps, some pages soiled) o/wise good condition. Covers the period from 1867 to 1886.
$25.
194. ROBSON, William.
JAMES CHALMERS OF NEW GUINEA.
Pickering & Inglis. London. No Date. Bright Biographies Series; 191; frontis portrait, 4 plates; hardcover (presentation plate on front endpaper dated 1937); very good condition. Covers the period from 1867 to 1901 ending with the murder of Chalmers, Tomkins and twelve natives on the Aird River near the Fly river in Papua, includes extensive references to the South Sea Island missionaries working in New Guinea.
$30.
195. ROUGHLEY, Edna.
THE LOCKED DOOR.
Australasian Publishing Company. Sydney. 1948. First Edition; 270; hardcover; (inscription blacked out on e/p) o/wise very good condition. A novel about the establishment of a mission station on one of the islands off the east coast of Papua.
$20.
196. RUFFING, Norman, Editor.
THE WORD IN THE WORLD 1969. Divine Word Missionaries. New Guinea: A Report on the Missionary Apostolate.
Divine Word Publications. Epping, Sydney. [1969]. 189; fully illustrated with b/w photos many full page and double page spreads, 4 maps including an historic map drawn in the 1590s; cardcover in dust jacket; large format; very good condition. Mission history including 11 essays accompanied by excellent well reproduced photos.
$39.
197. RULE, Murray.
THE CULTURE AND LANGUAGE OF THE FOE. The People of Lake Kutubu, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea.
The Author for Chevron Niugini Pty Ltd. Merewether, NSW. 1993. First Edition; vii, 228; 45 photos; cardcover; A4 format; new. The author was a missionary living with the Foe people from 1951 to 1977, in this book he up-dates the description of the Foe culture first written in 1939 by Papuan Government anthropologist F.E. Williams, a significant contribution to the literature of the mountain people of Papua, includes a Foe/English dictionary and an English/Foe dictionary.
$27.
198. SACK, Peter, edited by.
GERMAN NEW GUINEA. A BIBLIOGRAPHY.
Department of Law Research School of Social Sciences, the Australian National University. Canberra. 1980. First Edition; 298; pictorial cardcover; mint condition. Very scarce. A comprehensive listing of German literature on the "Old Protectorates" of German New Guinea (later the Mandated Territory of New Guinea and now part of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea) published during the time of the political existence of German New Guinea (that is between 1884 and 1914). Selected listings include government officials and government publications; missionaries and mission literature; traders, planters and economic literature; academic literature; general press and colonial literature.
$34.
199. SANDERS, J. Oswald.
PLANTING MEN IN MELANESIA. The First Decade of Development of The Christian Leaders' Training College of Papua New Guinea.
Christian Leaders' Training College of P.N.G. Mt. Hagen. 1978. 180; map, 64 illusts.; cardcover; fine condition. Very Scarce. The story of an institution developed with the cooperation of 14 Papua New Guinea churches and missions, the author was formerly General Director of the Overseas Missionary Fellowship.
$25.
200. SAUNDERS, Gary.
BERT BROWN OF PAPUA.
Michael Joseph. London. 1965. First Edition; 205; 2 maps, 26 illusts.; hardcover in dust jacket; very good condition. Biography of the Rev. Brown who worked as a missionary with the L.M.S. in the Goilala area of mountain Papua starting in 1938, a very readable account.
$29.
201. SCHUSTER, Reg and Heather, Compiled by.
CENTENARY: TALLEBUDGERA - PRESBYTERIAN/UNITING CHURCH 1888-1988. Brief History of its School and the District 1877-1977.
Reg & Heather Schuster. Burleigh Heads, QLD. August 1988. Second Edition; 25; illustrations; cardcover; cover lightly soiled o/wise very good condition. Very Scarce. Includes historical photos of the Maid of Sker and of early Queensland Gold Coast area familes.
$23.
202. SETON, Walter.
CHALMERS OF NEW GUINEA. The Martyr Missionary.
The Sunday School Union. London. Second Edition; 122; 14 illustrations; hardcover; spine ends frayed, light browning of the margins, o/wise good condition.Biography of a New Guinea Missionary for the London Missionary Society, includes: Raratonga, New Guinea South Cape, adventurous pioneering, among the cannibals, massacre in the Papuan Gulf.
$19.
203. SHARKEY, L.L.
A REPLY TO FATHER RYAN.
Australian Communist Party. Sydney. [c. 1945]. 32; cardcover; browning of the margins, o/wise good condition.Rare. Includes: the truth about Spain, the Catholic hierarchy is anti-labor and pro-capitalist, the communist attitude to morals and religion, official Soviet Statistics on the churches in the USSR. Of historical interest.
$25.
204. SHEARSTON, Trevor.
WHITE LIES.
University of Queensland Press. St Lucia, Brisbane. 1986. 206; hardcover in dust jacket; fine condition. Shearston's third novel set in New Guinea, a novel of conflict between a traditional healer and sorcerer and a missionary on a remote mission station in the early 1970's.
$25.
205. SISLEY, C.J.
ST. PETER'S CHURCH WATSON'S BAY 1864-1964.
[Sydney]. [1964]. 38; b/w illustrations; cardcover; A5 format; very good condition.Rare. Being a short history of the first century in the life of this historic church written on the occasion of the centenary celebrations 1964, Church of England.
$19.
206. SMALL, Alexander.
CHALMERS OF NEW GUINEA.
Hodder and Stoughton. London. No Date. 176; frontis portrait; hardcover (sunned, rescrimmed and new endpapers) (heavy foxing on opening and closing pages with sporadic foxing elsewhere, a couple of numbers on cover) o/wise a good reader's copy. Biography, includes: boyhood and youth, Rarotonga, New guinea, explorations and annexations, Chalmer's second marriage and life at Motumotu, Toaripi, Fly River, martyrdom of Chalmers and Tomkins.
$24.
207. SMALL, Hugh.
1836 NEW NORFOLK METHODIST CHURCH CENTENARY SOUVENIR 1936. To the memory of Ministers and Laymen who have served the Church during the past hundred years.
A. Voigt. New Norfolk, Tasmania. 1936. 26; 4 photos; cardcover; owners presentation inside front cover o/wise very good condition.Rare, a touching record of the many brave hearts [whom God had touched] bringing the warm hearted fellowship of Methodism and its evangelistic zeal.
$16.
208. SNOW, Philip and Stefanie Waine.
THE PEOPLE FROM THE HORIZON. An Illustrated history of the Europeans among the South Sea Islanders.
Phaidon Press Oxford / Dutton London / New York 1979. First Edition; 296, bibliog., index; fully illustrated with etchings, paintings, and photographs; hardcover in fine jacket; large format; fine condition. Scarce The illustrations, many being the earliest artists' records, convey the authentic atmosphere of the first tentative meetings between Europeans and Pacific Islanders, sometimes friendly sometimes hostile, the text and illustrations combine to give a graphic account of the history of Europeans among the Islanders.
$26.
209. SOUTHERWOOD, W.T.
A SESQUI-CENTENARY HISTORY. Launceston Parish (1838-1988).
[1988]. 80; fully illustrated in b/w; cardcover; fine condition.History of the Catholic parish of Launceston Tasmania
$19.
210. St Mary's Book Committee, compiled by.
A HISTORY OF THE KILCOY ANGLICAN PARISH 1898-1998. On the Occasion of St Mary's Centenary.
The St Mary's Book Committee. Kilcoy, QLD. 1998. 190; b/w illustrations; cardcover; cover soiled o/wise very good condition.Includes: earlly Kilcoy history, the Butler family, history from early Church Chronicles, contributing to the war 1914-1918, the buildings, Rectors, Vicars & Wardens, family stories.
$22.
211. STEELE, J.G.
BRISBANE TOWN IN CONVICT DAYS 1824-1842.
University of Queensland Press. St Lucia, QLD, Australia. 1975. Reprinted 1987. 403; illustrations, endpaper maps; hardcover in mint dust jacket; mint condition. Scarce. A handful of rough huts comprised Brisbane Town in the mid 1820's. Populated by the rejects of colonial society, it was a convict jail in the wilderness, where the worst offenders were controlled by chains, lashings and hard labour. The site of Brisbane Town, then occupied by a few hundred prisoners, soldiers, and civil servants, is now the heart of a city of more than a million people.
$39.
212. STEVENS, Christine.
WHITE MAN'S DREAMING. Killalpaninna Mission 1866-1915.
Oxford University Press. Melbourne. 1994. First Edition; 308, notes, bibliog., index; b/w photos, text maps; hardcover, with gilt title embossed on spine, in pictorial dust jacket [protected]; mint condition [new]. The history of the Killalpaninna Mission (1866-1915) is stark and tragic. The author tells how a group of Lutheran missionaries dominated the Diyari Aborigines of the far north of South Australia.
$24.
213. STODDART, Charles.
A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE ANGLICAN PARISH OF MANLY 1863-1993.
Manly, NSW. [1963]. 16; b/w photos; paper cover very good condition.Rare. A history of the Anglican Parish of Manly, the original parish has been divided into ten separate parishes or districts containing 24 churches, includes historical photographs.
$16.
214. SUMMER INSTITUTE OF LINGUISTICS. A. Capell and S. Wurm, editors.
STUDIES IN NEW GUINEA LINGUISTICS. Oceania Linguitic Monographs no. 6
University of Sydney. Sydney. 1962. First Edition; ii, 148; cardcover; very good condition. Very Scarce. In 1956 the Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL) decided to initiate studies in New Guinea languages. The 9 articles published in this book are the results of studies initiated by SIL members.
$40.
215. TANNOCK, P.D., Editor;
THE ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF CATHOLIC EDUCATION IN AUSTRALIA.
University of Queensland Press. St Lucia, QLD. 1975. xi, 244; hardcover in dust jacket; very good condition.An in-depth analysis of the Catholic school system in Australia, provides an unusual insight into an essential part of one of Australia's social institutions which has to many appeared virtually closed.
$29.
216. TAYLOR, William George.
THE LIFE-STORY OF AN AUSTRALIAN EVANGELIST. With an Account of the Origin and Growth of the Sydney Central Methodist Mission.
Epworth. Sydney. 1920. First Edition; 347; frontis portrait, 7 plates; hardcover; (title and author hand lettered in white India ink on spine, 16 pages with browning of margins, new endpapers, numerous library stamps) o/wise good condition. Scarce. Autobiographical account of William Taylor, ex president New South Wales Methodist Conference, founder of the Sydney Central Mission.
$29.
217. TAYLOR, W.T.
HEXHAM ABBEY 674-1967.
[c. 1967]. Eighth Edition; 54; fully illustrated in b/w with photos and line drawings; cardcover; cover a little soiled, o/wise very good condition.Very Scarce. Written for the benefit of architectural students and others howse hobby is the study of ancient churches.
$19.
218. THOMPSON, R. Wardlaw.
MY TRIP IN THE "JOHN WILLIAMS".
London Missionary Society. London. 1900. xii, 208; with 62 illustrations; hardcover (spine repaired, new endpapers). (presentation plate and later owner's name) o/wise good condition. Includes New Guinea, Milne Bay, Wagawaga, Killerton Island, Isulailai, Kwato, Suau, Kerepunu District, Fiji, Cook Islands, Samoa, Apia, Aitutaki, Rarotonga.
$45.
219. TOMKINS, Dorothea and Brian Hughes.
THE ROAD FROM GONA.
Angus & Robertson; Sydney. 1969. First Edition; 153, index; e/p maps, 25 b/w illusts.; hardcover in (bruised) dust jacket; very good condition. An account of the Anglican Mission in New Guinea, includes: the pioneers, the pastors, the coming of war, the martyred missionaries who remained at their posts in the face of the advancing Japanese Army in 1942 at Gona, Sangara and Isivita, of Port Moresby and Boianai and New Britain, the Mount Lamington eruption, the Highlands, towards an Indigenous Church.
$24.
220. TROMPF, Garry, Editor.
PROPHETS OF MELANESIA. Six Essays.
Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies. Port Moresby. 1977. vi, 274, index; 7 maps, 22 b/w photos; cardcover (spine creased and sunned); (owner's name 'Meggitt' on e/p) o/wise good condition. Covers events occurring at the turn of the century to more recent decades, written by University of Papua New Guinea students involved in religious studies, includes: Bilalaf', Silas Eto of New Georgia, prophecy and leadership Philo and the Inawai'a movement, Kamoi of Darapap and the legend of Jari, the Peroveta of Buna, prophets old and new.
$40.
221. TROMPF, G.W.
MELANESIAN RELIGION.
Cambridge University Press. Cambridge, U.K. 1991. First Edition; xi, 283, select bibliography, index; 10 plates, 3 maps and 4 tables; Hardcover in mint dust wrapper; mint condition (new). Very Scarce. 'Melanesian Religion' provides an invaluable guide and analysis to pressing issues of religious and social change in the Pacific. It provides a useful overview for readers with general interests in the South Pacific Region, and in the formulation of indigenous responses to external institutions, beliefs and value systems. This is the first study to survey systematically the full scope of Melanesian religion, from traditional beliefs and practices to the development of strong Christian churches and theology. Dr. Gary Trompf writes from extensive knowledge of the social and religious aspects and from his own experience living and working in Papua New Guinea.
$45.
222. TWYMAN, Eva.
THE BATTLE FOR THE BIGWIGS.
Unevangelized Fields Mission. Auckland, New Zealand. 1961. 131; 6 plates; pictorial cardcover; very good condition [owners name on title page, rubber stamp on title page] Very Scarce. Tells how the Unevangelized Fields Mission, known in PNG as the UFM, entered the Huli tribe in the Tari Valley of the Southern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea, starting in 1950 at Lake Kutubu the Mission expanded into Tari in 1951 - an absorbing story of the challenges encountered by Europeans engaged in Christian Missionary endeavours and expansion in Stone Age societies.
$24.
223. UNITING CHURCH IN AUSTRALIA.
THE SEVENTH ASSEMBLY 9-16 JULY 1994. Minutes and Reports.
No Publisher. No Place. [1994]. 261; cardcover; A4 format; fine condition. Includes: minutes, reports, business committee, ballots and nominating procedures, commission for Mission, Uniting Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress, World Mission, Commission on Doctrine, Task Group on Sexuality, Community Services Australia, Commission on Liturgy.
$20.
224. WALIESA, Monsenor Salvador Pedro.
REPORT OF MONSENOR SALVADOR PEDRO WALIESA C.M.C. VICAR APOSTOLICO OF THE MARIANAS AND CAROLINES CONCERNING THE PRESENT RELIGIOUS SITUATION AND THE NEEDS OF THE ISLANDS. Translated from the original Spanish by Azalea B. Weaver of Rota.
1970 [first written c. 1920]. 75; press board covers with studs; good condition. Rare. Typescript reproduced by photocopy. A once secret document containing an account of conditions in Micronesia after the Japanese occupied them during Wold War I, includes the forced deportation of the missionaries by Japan from the Marianas, Carolines and the Marshall Islands, one of the few contemporary accounts extant of a little-known period of Micronesian history.
$39.
225. WALIESA, Monsenor Salvador Pedro.
REPORT OF MONSENOR SALVADOR PEDRO WALIESA C.M.C. VICAR APOSTOLICO OF THE MARIANAS AND CAROLINES CONCERNING THE PRESENT RELIGIOUS SITUATION AND THE NEEDS OF THE ISLANDS. Translated from the original Spanish by Azalea B. Weaver of Rota.
1970 [first written c. 1920]. 125 in Spanish, 75 pages in English plus a 12 page document from the Australian National University; press board covers with studs; (cover page mounted on the press board, owner's address label on front, some handwritten notes concerning the recovery of missing pages not in the document in the possession of the Australian National University) o/wise good condition. Rare. This copy includes a photocopy of the original Spanish language typescript document together with the English translation and an extensive article on the document published in PAMBU the monthly newletter of the Pacific Manuscripts Bureau, at The Australian National University in Canberra. The original was a once secret document containing an account of conditions in Micronesia after the Japanese occupied them during Wold War I, includes the forced deportation of the missionaries by Japan from the Marianas, Carolines and the Marshall Islands, one of the few contemporary accounts extant of a little-known period of Micronesian history.
$75.
226. WALSH, Sylvia.
DR. JOSEPH WILFRID DWYER, D.D. First Bishop of the Diocese of Wagga Wagga.
Wagga Wagga. 1978. viii, 79, bibliog; b/w illustrations; cardcover; spine sunned, a few spots of foxing on first and last pages, o/wise good condition.Very Scarce. Commemorating the Diamond Jubilee of the inauguration of the Catholic Diocese of Wagga Wagga and of the appointment and consecration of its first Bishop in 1918, a short biography of Bishop Dwyer.
$19.
227. WELLS, Anne E.
MILINGIMBI. Ten Years in the Crocodile Islands of Arnhem Land.
Angus and Robertson. Sydney. 1963. First Edition; 231; 28 b/w illustrations; hardcover in dust jacket; (d/j bruised and soiled, owner's name on back of endpaper and on title page, sporadic foxing) o/wise good condition. A personal account of ten years the author and her husband spent in Australia's north when her husband was Superintendent of the mission station at Milingimbi and the author was a nurse, makes a contribution to the understand of the qualities and traditions of the Aborigines and the problems of their changing world.
$16.
228. WERE, Eric.
PERILOUS PARADISE. Photo Story of New Guinea and Its Emerging People.
Pacific Press Publishing Association. Omaha, NE. 1968. [136]. fully illustrated in b/w and colour; illustrated hardcover; (inscription on small title page) o/wise very good condition. A low key Mission book, Seventh-Day Adventist, the essay is elaborated upon by extensive photo captions mainly dealing with village life and culture.
$30.
229. WESTBURY METHODIST CHURCH.
WESTBURY METHODIST CHURCH CENTENARY 1840-1940. A short history.
Foot & Playsted. Westbury, Tasmania. 1940. Souvenir; 16; 4 photos. cardcover; cover slightly rubbed, notes in red ink page 11 o/wise good condition.Scarce, brief history compiled from records with historical list of past Ministers inside back cover.
$16
230. WESTERMANN, Ted, Staff Anthropologist, New Guinea Lutheran Mission.
THE NEW GUINEA MOUNTAIN PEOPLE. Social Institutions of the Laiapu Enga, Western Highlands District [Enga Province], Papua New Guinea.
New Guinea Lutheran Mission. Wapenamanda, PNG. 1968. Facsimile of first edition; 213, footnotes, bibliography, tables stiffened cardcover, plastic overlay, spiral binders; mint (facsimile).Facsimile of rarely seen anthropological report. This report, commissioned by the Lutheran Mission when the native peoples of the New Guinea Highlands where in the early stages of culture contact, was intended to be a study document outlining the central features of Enga culture for use by mission personnel and others - whose origins were in complex technologically oriented societies - and who were working with the Enga peoples - the report is presented as a description and interpretation of basic Enga social institutions that existed in 1967-1968..
$$ 69
231. WETHERELL, David.
RELUCTANT MISSION. The Anglican Church in Papua New Guinea, 1891-1942.
University of Queensland Press. St. Lucia, Brisbane. 1977. xiv, 430, appendices, bibliog., index; 30 illusts., 3 maps; hardcover in pictorial dust jacket; fine condition. The author is a lecturer in the School of Social Sciences at Deakin University in Victoria, he draws on a wide range of hitherto unpublished sources, supplemented by Papuan oral narratives and government reports, good historical reference.
$17.
232. WETHERELL, David.
RELUCTANT MISSION. The Anglican Church in Papua New Guinea, 1891-1942.
University of Queensland Press. St. Lucia, Brisbane. 1977. xiv, 430, appendices, bibliog., index; 30 illusts., 3 maps; hardcover in pictorial dust jacket; (small chip to d/j, tape stains on endpapers, page edges stained) o/wise good condition. The author is a lecturer in the School of Social Sciences at Deakin University in Victoria, he draws on a wide range of hitherto unpublished sources, supplemented by Papuan oral narratives and government reports, good historical reference.
$16.
233. WETHERELL, David.
RELUCTANT MISSION. The Anglican Church in Papua New Guinea, 1891-1942.
University of Queensland Press. St. Lucia, Brisbane. 1977. xiv, 430, appendices, bibliog., index; 30 illusts., 3 maps; hardcover in pictorial dust jacket (protected); d/j spine sunned o/wise very good condition. The author is a lecturer in the School of Social Sciences at Deakin University in Victoria, he draws on a wide range of hitherto unpublished sources, supplemented by Papuan oral narratives and government reports, good historical reference.
$16.
234. WINCH, R.T.
THE RED BRICKS OF REID. Canberra's first Urban Church.
Reid Uniting Church. Canberra, Australia. 1977 xiv, 86, appendix, index; 64 archival photos, portraits, cartoon; cardcover illustrated; slight spotting to cover o/w fine condition.The book is both interesting and important as it traces the history of the Reid Church over a period of time being the first in Canberra it was a Methodist Church for fifty years and then became Uniting Church
$15.
235. WINCH, R.T.
THE RED BRICKS OF REID. Canberra's frist Urban Church.
Reid Uniting Church. Canberra, Australia. 1977 xiv, 86, appendix, index; 64 archival photos, portraits, cartoon; cardcover illustrated; fine condition.Signed by author the book is both interesting and important as it traces the history of the Reid Church over a period of time being the first in Canberra it was a Methodist Church for 50 years and then became Uniting Church.
$17.

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