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 chatterton, percy.
day that i have loved.
ill. brown, bert. sydney: pacific publications, 1974. first edition. 22cm x 14cm. cloth. fine / very good. brown cloth boards fine. white spine title and board decorations fine. unclipped d/j bumped at head else vg (now protected). 131 pp clean and tight. index. b/w line drawings. endpaper maps. autobiography of famous missionary and politician in papua.
[sb586] cleland, rachel. pathways to independence: story of official & family life in papua new guinea from 1951-1975. ill. photographs. cottesloe, western australia: rachel cleland, 1985. second. 24cm x 16cm. cloth. new / new. isbn: 0958935408. tan cloth covers, gilt spine title all fine. unclipped d/j fine. new (uncirculated) book recently purchased from author's estate. pp 370. b/w plates. index. endpaper maps. dame rachel was wife of sir donald cleland, former administrator of png. this is an insightful book by an author with access to the highest levels of government. $18.00
[sb587] lister-turner, rev r., & clark, rev j. b.. a grammar of the motu language of papua. sydney: government printer, second. 24cm x 15cm. cloth. good / no jacket. edited by percy chatterton. green cloth boards rubbed and bumped but good. pp 91 clean and tight (slightly yellowed). foredge mildly bumped. prev. owner name verso title page. this has been the most authoritative grammar on the motu language for many years. $30.00
 mcdonald, bob. diary and guide: the kokoda trail, papua new guinea. ill. photographs. coolum queensland: bob mcdonald, 2004. first edition. 21cm x 14cm. paper wrappers. new / no jacket - as issued. waterproofed illustrated paper wrappers. stapled binding. pp 36. a trekking guide for walkers on the infamous kokoda trail or track. illustrated with photographs, maps and diagrams. explanatory notes. 12 pages for diary notes at back, with prompts for "day, weather, temperature, pain factor (1-10), start camp and end camp, meals and random questions to prompt writing a record of events and sensations felt". should be carried by everyone doing this trek. small and light to fit into back pack. by the author of "the kokoda trail - mcdonald's corner album". $25.00
 mcdonald, bob. the kokoda trail - mcdonald's corner album. ill. photographs. coolum queensland: bob mcdonald, 2003. first edition. 30 cm x 40 cm. leather. new / no jacket - as issued. black hand bound simulated leather covers. a3 landscape format. 400 images, most in brilliant colour. pp 92 + 20 photo insert pages (with spacer pages between) for later use by owner." from a young family looking down the barrel of japanese invasion to the battle of the coral sea to the soldiers' campaign to current trekking, this album is the story of the kokoda trail accompanied by 400 images spanning the past sixty years." "combining the best kokoda writers with personal pictures of the track, this collection demonstrates the utter waste and sheer strength of spirit that kept australia safe during those bleak hours of 1942." "..the trail through the eyes of someone who has trekked what has become known as 'the ultimate military obstacle course'...." a beautifully presented coffee table book for anyone who has walked the trail, or wished they had. with room for 120 photographs of your own walk along "the bloody track". $495.00