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BLOODY BUNA: THE CAMPAIGN THAT HALTED THE JAPANESE INVASION OF AUSTRALIA
Written by Lida Mayo.
Stock no. 1823487
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The gruelling seven-month campaign from July 1942 to January 1943 for the re-capture of Buna during World War II is known as a 'ghastly nightmare' in Australian Military history. A well-researched book for all with an interest in the fascinating history of the Allies' first major land victory in the Pacific. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 0715368524. Text block browned with foxing to top edge. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is grubby to rear panel and has previous bookseller's address label to front flap.

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GUIDE TO MT KAINDI: BACKGROUND TO MONTANE NEW GUINEA ECOLOGY
Written by J.L. Gressitt; Nalini Nadkarni. Illustrated by Margaret K. Gressitt.
Stock no. 2127988
Published by Wau Ecology Institute. 1978. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Handbook No. 5. B/w illustrations and photos. Foxing to covers and some internal pages. Bookplate to inside front cover. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author.

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TIME BELONG TUMBUNA
Written by Glenys Kohnke. Illustrated by Glenys Kohnke.
Stock no. 1208747
Published by The Jacaranda Press. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Legends and Traditions of Papua New Guinea, collected by Kohnke and illustrated by her own paintings, drawings and sculptures. Large format. Orange boards, black title to spine. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. 110 pages. ISBN: 0701606886. Spine bumped and rubbed at top and tail, corners rubbed. Wrapper worn at edges with slight loss at corners.

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BIRDS OF NEW GUINEA
Written by Bruce M. Beehler; Thane K. Pratt; Dale A. Zimmerman. Illustrated by Dale A. Zimmerman; James Coe.
Stock no. 1805130
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st 1986. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Handbook No. 9 of the WAU Ecology Institute. Dark grey cloth boards, white title to spine. Map of New Guinea to endpapers. B/w illustrations and colour plates. ISBN: 0691083851. Contents are fine. White pictorial wrapper is lightly edge-browned.

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THE HULI RESPONSE TO ILLNESS
Written by Stephen Frankel.
Stock no. 988941
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1986. Almost very good condition.

Dark red cloth, gilt title to spine. The Huli people of the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea. ISBN: 0521325242. Book: Ex-lib, stamps to prelims, else contents very good.

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THE LANGUAGE OF MAGIC AND GARDENING
Written by Bronislaw Malinowski.
Stock no. 989077
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1966. Almost very good condition.

The Trobrianders are a small Melanesian community living off the east end of New Guinea. This volume presents the linguistic material concerning Trobriand agriculture. Second edition. Pages: xliv, 349. Original green cloth binding, gilt lettering on spine. Book: Ex-lib. Minimal stamps. Corners worn. Library number to spine.

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