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n.p. Department of Public Social Services, Cultural Awareness Training Program, 1976. [16p.], staplebound 8.5x11 inch booklet, no exterior title, generic title and incomplete publication information inside front cover. Includes sections introducing Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and Samoan immigrant communities.
Washington, DC: Anarchist Association of the Americas, 1985. 16p., 8.5x11 inches, unstapled, illus., very good. Irregular newsletter of the Anarchist Association of the Americas. Material includes: nuclear testing and colonialism in the Pacific, left labor struggles in the Philippines, obits for Fredy Perlman and Julian Beck, and bio of Japanese...
San Francisco: Department of the Pacific Area Golden Gate International Exposition, 1938. 30p., 5.5x8.5 inches, introduction, essay, bibliography, very good pamphlet in stapled wraps with very slight coverwear. Pacific House Bibliography No. 1. Divided into sections: Race & Migration; Crafts, Industries & their products;Design; Architecture etc.
Los Angeles: Los Angeles Steamship Company, 1935. Single offwhite leaf printed and folded to form an 8.5x5.5 inch brochure, fine deco cover in orange, black and silver (outrigger profile), doublespread menu with sophisticated booze, back is blank. Crimped and edgeworn with a short closed tear and an old transverse second...
San Francisco: n.pub. 1942. 11p., 8.5x11 inch mimeographed sheets stapled together at left, date of October 20, 1942 underlined in pencil. Last sheet loose but present. Text of a talk given at the Curran Theatre based on his experiences in the Far East, giving a gloomy picture of the US...
Needham Heights MA: Simon & Schuster Custom Publishing, 1996. Paperback. ix, 56p., perhaps thirty color plates, including sepia sketches, reproduced nicely, each discussed at length (by Schoener) in an appendix, along with other critical apparatus, softbound in 10x7 inch color-decorated wraps. Titlepage is autographed neatly by Arbuthnot, and briefly inscribed...
London: Richmond Editions, 2004. ix, 326p., heavy coated paperstock throughout with numerous color and b&w site and exhibit photography, first edition stiffish laminated frenchfold wraps, 8.5x6.7 inches. A fine unblemished copy of a nicely designed and produced book; it is a posthumous study by a pioneer in the reconstruction of.....
Kuala Lumpur: ASAP, no date [post-2000?]. Six-panel brochure folded to 4x8.25 inches, bullet-point history, mission, aims, partners and developments, application form, members, very good on glossy red and white stock. The organization formed during the 1990 first AIDS Conference in Australia. Dennis Altman was the president in Australia.
Long Beach, CA: Whitehorn, 1959. ix, 357p., hardcover, no dj, inscribed by author. First printing. B&W photos. Similar in some ways to Thor Heyerdahl's (much riskier) Pacific raft voyage, Baker's goal was also to prove that European or Semitic people traversed the ocean lanes in Pre-Columbian times. His inspiration was.....
San Francisco: Bonhams & Butterfields, 2007. Paperback. 181, profuse fullpage and vignette exhibit photos in color on high-gloss paperstock, the usual top-of-the-line format: 10.5x8.5 inch coated grey wraps. The two outer corner-tips are bumped, the lower one also creased, no ownership or other markings, a good copy.
Honolulu: Bernice P. Bishop Museum, 1964. Paperback. First published in 1957, reprinted in separate sections 1964. this is section vii, 533-585p. Softbound, printed on high-gloss alkaline paperstock, numerous exhibit photographs amidst a running text. Cover has a small seller's price sticker, there is a little bit of dust and abrasion...
Manila: HERO (Human Energy Resource Organization), 1983. 99p., 8.5x9 inches, prologue, illustrated with b&w photos and drawings, very good special edition in original pictorial wraps. Dedicated to Benigno Servillano "Ninoy" Aquino, Jr., a Philippine opposition leader assassinated at the Manila Airport after returning from US exile.