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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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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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 Latest Views, from the Explorers Themselves
Morgan, Edward Delmar, & Clements R. Markham.  Notes on the recent geography of Central Asia; from Russian sources. Progress of discovery on the coasts of new Guinea. London: John Murray, 1884. 8vo (24.5 cm, 9.625"). [6], [203]–337, [1] pp.; 1 fold. map.
$75.00
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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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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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Vizcaino & Serra Letters inExtremely Good 19th-Century Facsimiles
(Spanish-era California).  Three excellent photographic copies of autograph letters in the Archivo General de Indias. [copies made in Seville: Establecimiento Tipografico y Litografico “El Porvenir”, 1884]. Folio (31 cm, 12.5"). [1], [2], [3] pp.
$275.00
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A Tiny GemPrinted by the Plantin Press (L.A.)A Mary Kuper Wood 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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Illustrations byBenson Lossing, William Howland, &HH
The young sailor; or the sea-life of Tom Bowline. New York: Kiggins & Kellogg, 123 & 125 William St., [1856–66]. 32mo (11.5 cm, 4.5"). 16 pp.; illus.
$150.00
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