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Detail of wrap - Malu - Openwork Boards of the Tshuosh Tribe (newton5p 170/220 NEWT05)
Newton, Douglas. MALU - OPENWORK BOARDS OF THE TSHUOSH TRIBE. A New Guinea group of the middle Sepik River. BNo. 63-22416. First Edition, 1963 (pb). Pp: 8; 280mm x 215mm; 0.10kg. 6 b/w, 4 fig. Notes. A very good paperback copy. Wrp: vg. The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1963. (The types of malu openwork boards are described and illustrated. Sepik area affinities and the design and their meaning are outlined) (Keywords: Ethnology, Pacific, Melanesia, New Guinea, Sepik, Sawos, Iatmul).
Book Code: N447 AU$50
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Newton, Douglas. NEW GUINEA ART IN THE COLLECTION OF THE MUSEUM OF PRIMITIVE ART. Artistic traditions of New Guinea tribesmen. BNo. 67-23358. First Edition, 1967. Pp: 38; 200mm x 135mm; 0.40kg. 132 b/w, 2 maps (dp). Introduction, references. A good hardback copy (lacks wrapper). Cvr: g (penned name fep). The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1967. (An introduction and notes sketch the social backgrounds of the works illustrated and define their places in the cultures) (Keywords: Ethnology, Washkuk, Abelam, Murik, Kambot, Siane, Elema, Gogodara, Gogodala, Kamoro, Mimika).
Book Code: M862 AU$45
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O'Hanlon, Michael. PARADISE. Portraying the New Guinea Highlands. BNo. 1-86333-078-X. First Edition, 1993 (pb). Pp: 96; 245mm x 190mm; 0.38kg. 16 col, 57 b/w, 2 maps. Acknowledgments, introduction, notes, bibliography, index. A very good paperback copy. Wrp: vg. Crawford House Press Pty Ltd, Bathurst, NSW 2795, 1993. (This book is both a history of Wahgi contact with Europeans and a record of the author's experiences in making a collection of Wahgi artefacts) (Keywords: Cultural history, ethnology, Pacific, Melanesia, New Guinea, Kekanem, Senglap).
Book Code: L298 AU$28
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Detail of wrapper - OCEANIC MYTHOLOGY. (poignant2p 150/201  POIG2)
Poignant, Roslyn. OCEANIC MYTHOLOGY. The Myths of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia. BNo. n/a. First Edition, 1967. Pp: 5-141; 275mm x 205mm; 0.75kg. 29 col, 100 b/w, 1 map. Author's note, introduction, further reading list, acknowledgments, index. A very good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: vg; dw: vg. Paul Hamlyn, London, 1967. (The author has recorded versions of myths which have been recounted by storytellers. These stories have been collected by explorers, travellers, missionaries, government officials and scholars who have recorded and commented on the oral literature and traditions of the peoples of the Pacific) (Keywords: Mythology, ethnology, Pacific, Solomon Islands, Djanggawul, Arnhem Land, Walbiri, Yuendumu, Hawaii, Tawhaki, Maori, Ambrim, Vanuatu).
Book Code: E022 AU$25
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Pospisil, Leopold. THE KAPAUKU PAPUANS OF WEST NEW GUINEA. Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology. BNo. 63-19651. First Edition, 1966 (pb). Pp: xi, 102; 230mm x 155mm; 0.17kg. 5 b/w, 1 map. Foreword, preface, introduction, references cited, recommended reading, glossary. A good paperback copy. Wrp: g. (minor wear). Rinehart and Winston Inc, New York, 1966. (The research among the Kapauku for this book was conducted during three separate periods of investigation during 1954 and 1955) (Keywords: Anthropology, cultural, Pacific, Melanesia, New Guinea, Kapauku, Irian Jaya).
Book Code: N401 AU$22
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Detail of front of wrapper of PIGS FOR THE ANCESTORS - Ritual in the Ecology of a New Guinea People
Rappaport, Roy A. PIGS FOR THE ANCESTORS. Ritual in the Ecology of a New Guinea People. BNo. 68-13926. First Edition, 1968. Pp: xx, 311; 235mm x 155mm; 0.80kg. 19 b/w, 1 fig, 10 tab, 1 map. Foreword, preface, note, orthography, appendices 1 to 10, bibliography, index. A very good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: vg; dw: g. (minor wear on dw; fitted with p/sl). Yale University Press, New Haven, 1968. (This book is about the Tsembaga Maring people of the Central Highlands of Papua New Guinea and their involvement in a complex ecological system and ritual cycle) (Keywords: Anthropology, socio-political, Pacific, Melanesia, New Guinea, Tsembaga Maring).
Book Code: C445 AU$75
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Ryan, John. THE HOT LAND. Focus on New Guinea. BNo. 78-91388. First Edition, 1978. Pp: (x), 390; 210mm x 140mm; 0.87kg. 64 b/w(pl), 2 maps. Acknowledgments, foreword, appendices, chronology, postscript. A good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: g; wrp: g. (wear and minor tears in dw). Macmillan Company of Australia Pty Ltd, Melbourne, 1978. (John Ryan has been in New Guinea since 1961 and, it that time, has spoken to many people who have given shape to the modern history of the island. This book is the result of that activity and is a portrait gallery of the most diverse and picturesque characters; including administrators, politicians, patrol officers and missionaries) (Keywords: Modern history, Pacific, Melanesia, New Guinea, politics, administration, missionaries).
Book Code: G099 AU$24
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Ryan, Peter (general editor). ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA. Vol.1 (A-K); Vol.2 (L-Z); and Vol.3 (Gazetter & map). BNo. 0-522-84025-6. First Edition, 1972. Pp: xvi, 588; 643; 86; 250mm x 180mm; 2.16kg; 2.23kg; 0.60kg. num b/w, fig & maps. Preface, acknowledgments, introduction, gazetteer of place names, index. Very good hardback copies in original green-cloth boards. Cvr: vg. (no dw issued). Melbourne University Press & University of Papua and New Guinea, Melbourne, 1972. (The encyclopaedia was compiled with the objective of making it useful and interesting to a wide range of both people living within and outside Papua New Guinea. Articles were aimed mainly at the general reader with some topics of a more specialised nature. Included in the articles is a study of Papua New Guinea art with a section on each of the 19 different areas which have been defined by art style) (Keywords: Encyclopaedia, Pacific, Melanesia, New Guinea).
Book Code: B012 AU$170
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Detail of front of wrapper of PIGS FOR THE ANCESTORS - Ritual in the Ecology of a New Guinea People
Saulnier, Tony. HEAD HUNTERS OF PAPUA. With the collaboration of Marcel Bisiaux. BNo. n/a. Translated Edition, 1963. Pp: 310; 240mm x 210mm; 1.32kg. Num col & b/w, 2 maps. Title page. A good copy in dust wrapper. Cvr: g; dw: g. Paul Hamlyn, London, 1963. (The author recounts the story of expeditions along rivers into southern coastal and central Irian Jaya. The text is supported by his many unique photographs of the people who live in the isolated areas and their ceremonies) (Keywords: Exploration, adventure, Pacific, Melanesia, New Guinea).
Book Code: F143 AU$65
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