PACIFICA
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Printed onRice Paper” on theArchbishop's Press in MANILA
(i.e., the Ex-Jesuit Press)
(“Alocucion” . . . ).  Sancho de Santa Justa y Rufino, Basilio.  Alocucion que en el dia veinte de enero del año mil setecientos ochenta y tres, cumpleaños del Rey nuestro señor D. Carlos III (que Dios gu[ard]e.) pronuncio a la Real Sociedad Patriotica de Manila. Manila: En la Imprenta del Seminario Eclesiastico, por Ignacio Ad-Vincula, 1783. Folio (29.5 cm; 11.5"). [1] f., 23, [1] pp.
$5500.00
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The Little British Seadog with theHeart of a Lion
& the Constitution of a Bull Whale
Bligh, William.  A voyage to the South Seas undertaken by command of His Majesty for the purpose of conveying the bread-fruit tree to the West Indies in His Majesty's Ship Bounty commanded by Lieutenant William Bligh including an account of the mutiny on board the said ship.... Adelaide, South Australia: The Griffin Press for the members of the Limited Editions Club, 1975. Folio extra (36.3 cm, 14.25"). xix, [1], 150 pp.; illus.
$125.00
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Island Highs & Lows
Conrad, Joseph.  An outcast of the islands. Avon, CT: Printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club, 1975. Folio (28.6 cm, 11.25"). ix, [3], 212, [2] pp.
$75.00
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A Book of Daring ExplorationDiscovery & Rescue in the South Pacific
Flinders, Matthew.  Matthew Flinders' narrative of his voyage in the schooner Francis: 1798. London: Golden Cockerel Press, 1946. Folio (31.7 cm, 12.5"). Frontis., 100, [2] pp.; illus.
$700.00
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A Visit from an Unnamed BUTPossibly Discoverable &
Probably Published WOMAN Writer
Hall, Capt. Basil.  Autograph Letter Signed to “Madam.” Putney Heath: no year. 12mo (7.125" x 4"). 2 pp., with integral blank leaf.
$125.00
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THE HILL COLLECTION
Hill, Kenneth E., collector.  The Hill collection of Pacific voyages at the University of California, San Diego. New Haven: William Reese Co.; Sydney: Hordern House, 2004. 4to (26.1 cm; 10.25"). xxiii, [1], 792 pp.; frontis.
$150.00
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Only Our Fourth Copy, EVER!
Laet, Joannes de.  Hispania, sive De regis hispaniae regnis et opibus commentarius. Lugd. Batav.: Ex officina Elzeviriana, 1629. 16mo (11 cm, 4.375"). 520 pp., [4] ff. (final blank leaf).
$875.00
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Two Very Early Missionaries toHAWAII
Miller, Samuel.  A sermon, delivered in the Middle Church, New Haven, Con. [sic] Sept. 12, 1822, at the ordination of the Rev. Messrs. William Goodell, William Richards, and Artemas Bishop, as evangelists and missionaries to the heathen. Boston: Crocker & Brewster, 1822. 8vo. 48 pp.
$250.00

The Basis forTwo Classic Film Versions
Nordhoff, Charles, & James Norman Hall.  Mutiny on the Bounty.  Baltimore: Pr. at the Garamond Press for the Limited Editions Club, 1947. Tall 8vo (24 cm; 9.5"). x, [2], 465, [1] pp., [1] f.
$150.00
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One of the Earliest Presbyterian Missionaries in OREGON
An Early ACCURATE Map of Oregon's Interior
Parker, Samuel.  Journal of an exploring tour beyond the Rocky Mountains, under the direction of the A.B.C.F.M. in the years 1835, '36, and '37. Ithaca, NY: Mack, Andrus, & Woodruff., 1842. 12vo (20 cm, 7.9"). 408 pp.; 1 map, 1 plt.
$650.00
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The First Australian Star Catalogue Devoted to the
Heretofore Unknown Parts of the Heavens”

(PRESENTATION COPY) 
Rumker, Charles.  Preliminary catalogue of fixed stars intended for a prospectus of a catalogue of the stars of the Southern Hemisphere included within the Tropic of Capricorn now reducing from the observations made in the observatory at Paramatta. Hamburgh: Printed for Perthes & Besser, 1832. 4to (25 cm; 10"). 20, xxv pp.
$20,000.00
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A Tiny GemPrinted by the Plantin Press (L.A.)A Mary KuperWood Engraving
Stevenson, Robert Louis.  Prayers written at Vailima. Los Angeles: Dawson's Book Shop, 1973. Miniature (6.2 cm, 2.4"). xxxviii, [2], 61, [1] pp.
$125.00
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