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Narrative of the Shipwreck of the Antelope East-India Pacquet on the Pelew Islands,
situated on the Western Part of the Pacific Ocean; in August, 1783. Perth R. Morison 1788
First edition pp.viii, 268, 2 engraved plates. A very good copy rebound in recent half calf, some offsetting of frontis on title. Bookplate of Ray Parker.
First edition on Tonga islands
An account of the natives of the Tonga Islands, in the south Pacific ocean.
With an original grammar and vocabulary of their language. Compiled and arranged from the extensive communications of Mr William Mariner, several years resident in those islands. London printed for the author 1817
First edition Two volumes, pp.lix, 460; 412, , frontis. Rebound in half-calf, marbled boards.
Wreck of the Glide; With an Account of Life and Manners at the Fijii Islands.
Boston William D. Ticknor 1846
First edition pp.(9)-122 [Complete] A very good copy in original boards, later paper spine. Light age-toning of text. Minor dampstain to lower margin of some pages. Wilson Collection stampon end-paper.
Die Negrito Asiens.
I: Geschichte, Geographie, Umwelt, Demographie und Anthropologie der Negrito. II:Ethnographie der Negrito, 1. Halbband: Wirtschaft und Soziologie. Wien-Modlingen 1952-54
First edition Two volumes, 4to, pp.xv, xiv, 496, 340, 60 plates, text illustrations, tables, 2 maps, 1 folding. Studia Instituti Anthropos, Volumes 6 & 12. A very good set in the original cloth-backed boards, slightly frayed dust-wrappers. Departmental rubber stamp on end-papers.
Grammatik der sprache von Murray Island.
Inaugural-dissertation zur erlangung der doctorwurde von der philosophischen facultat der Friedrich Wilhelm Universitat zu Berlin... Leipzig 
First edition pp.[vi], 77, . A very good copy bound in contemporary cloth-backed marbled boards. Armorial book-plate of author, ink corrections to text, almost certainly in his hand. Front (blank) end-paper with later book-plate detached.
1862: Fiji described, in Eton binding
An Account of a Government Mission to the Vitian or Fijian Islands in the Years 1860-61. Cambridge Macmillan & Co. 1862
First edition pp.xv, 447, colour frontispiece, 3 colour plates, 2 illustrations, folding map. A very good copy in contemporary purple calf "Eton" presentation binding, spine richly gilt. Spine faded. Presented to Herbert H. Muirhead.
Signed presentation copy
Thoughts, Talks and Tramps.
A Collection of Papers. Edited with a Memoir by R.R. Marett. London Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press 1934
First edition pp.xxiii, 285, frontis, folding map. A very good copy in original cloth. With a presentation inscription from the author.
1904: An extraordinary account of 48 years service in India "a record which I do not think has ever been beaten in India
From England to the Antipodes & India
– 1846 to 1902, with startling revelations, or 56 years of my life in the Indian Mutiny, Police & Jails. Madras printed at the A. L. V. Press 1904
[Second edition?] Octavo, pp., 342. Bound in recent half calf. With last leaf misbound between pp. 336-7.
Ten years in south-central Polynesia:
Being reminiscences of a personal mission to the Friendly Islands and their dependencies. London James Nisbet & Co. 1865
First edition pp.xv, 500, frontispiece, folding map. A very good copy bound in modern half-calf, cloth boards. Minor spotting to title and final pages.