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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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THE TRANSACTIONS OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY OF LONDON 2ND SER. BOTANY VOL. IX. PART 1
Written by Henry N. Ridley.
Stock no. 1809364
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1916. Good condition.

Report on the Botany of the Wollaston Expedition to Dutch New Guinea 1912-13. Large format. Blue paperwraps. 6 b/w plates to rear. Paper wrap edges worn and chipped, rear lower spine edge torn. Top corners creased to prelims and plates. Pages unopened, unread. Contents clean.

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STONE AGE ISLAND: SEVEN YEARS IN NEW GUINEA
Written by Maslyn Williams.
Stock no. 1809310
Published by Collins. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A record of the author's personal feelings about the strange and complex country of New Guinea. A double charge: to document the life and customs of stone age peoples, and to use the medium of film for a crash programme of instruction in the arts, crafts, and usanaces of civilization. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Map to endpapers. B/w plates. Text block grubby. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is grubby and edge-rubbed.

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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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BIRDS OF MY KALAM COUNTRY
Written by Ian Saem Majnep; Ralph Bulmer. Illustrated by Christopher Healey.
Stock no. 1205051
Published by Auckland University Press; Oxford University Press. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The author Majnep is a Kalam from Papua New Guinea. He describes the appearance and habits of the birds and also relates bird lore to many aspects of the life and thought of his people, to hunting, gardening, ceremonials, mythology and magic. Large format. B/w illustrations. B/w photos. Contents near fine but foredge of textblock has many brown spots (not affecting contents). Wrapper spine 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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THE VAILALA MADNESS AND OTHER ESSAYS
Written by Francis Edgar Williams; Erik Schwimmer.
Stock no. 989126
Published by C. Hurst & Company. 1st 1976. Good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles. 432 pages. B/w illustrations. Edited by Schwimmer. Anthropological studies in Papua New Guinea. ISBN: 090398346X. Book: Ex-lib, stamps to prelims, else contents very good. Spine split.

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