64126
AGRICULTURE
AGRICULTURE CALEDONIENNE - Mémento Agricole Données 2008 / Agricultural Memorandum Data 2008

Nouméa. 2008. DAVAR (Direction des Affaires Vétérinaires, Alimentaires et Rurales). June 2009 edition. 2 folded brochures (French and English): 4 folds with graphs and tables. Pictorial front. Text in French or English. Fine. Small format: 16 x 11.5..
2008 state of agriculture in New Caledonia: in graphs and tables.
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$10

35075
ALIBERT, Pierre B. (editor)
100 RECETTES AU COCO

Paris. 1997. Orphie. 1st Ed., in the Collection 100 series. 118 PP with over 45 colour photos. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. French text. 23 x 16.2. 2877630331
100 recipes prepared with coconut milk or nut: Drinks, entrées, fishes and crustaceans, meat and desserts.
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$25

12769
ANGLEVIEL, F. et al.
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, TERRE DE RECHERCHES, Bibliographie analytique des thèses et mémoires

Nouméa. 1996. Association Thèse-Pac. Thèse-Pac Bulletin 9-10. 1st edition with a foreword by Philippe Palombo. 258 PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 23.8 x 16.
Bibliography of 1831 theses on New Caledonia classified by themes: oceanography, meteorology, soil sciences, health, literature, ...
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$30

51687
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
BREVE HISTOIRE POLITIQUE DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE CONTEMPORAINE (1945-2005)

Nouméa. 2006. Groupe de Recherche en Histoire Océanienne Contemporaine / GRHOC. 1st Ed., in Collection Histoire Calédonienne. 313 PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 20.7 x 15. 2951558031
Contemporary (1945 to 2005) political history of New Caledonia.
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$40

51685
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
HISTORIOGRAPHIE DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, ou l'émergence tardive de deux écoles historiques antipodéennes

Paris. 2003. Editions Publibook Université. 1st Ed. 362, (2) PP with 1 graph, 1 organigram, 2 diagrams, 16 documents and 21 tables. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22.5 x 13.8. 2748302893
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$40

22354
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric (editor)
DU CAILLOU AU NICKEL - Contribution à l' Archéologie Industrielle de la Province Sud

Nouméa. 1996. Université Française du Pacifique Sud & C.D.P.N.C. 1st Ed. 280 PP with 24 maps & plans, and 52 bw photos. Pages 171 to 269: inventory of archives. Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine. 28 x 20.
Comprehensive survey on the industrial heritage of modern New Caledonia: mines and mining centres, military establishments and forts, slipway and shipbuilding, churches, hospital...
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$80

54236
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric (editor)
PEDRO FERNANDEZ DE QUIROS ET LE VANUATU. Découverte mutuelle et Historiographie d'un acte fondateur. 1606

Port Vila. 2007. Groupe de Recherche sur l'Histoire Océanienne Contemporaine / Délégation de la Commission Européenne au Vanuatu. 1st Ed. Opening Address by Nicolas Berlanga Martinez (European Commission) and prologue by Pierre Mayaudon (French Ambassador). 348 PP with 2 tables, 6 maps, 7 b/w illustrations and 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Texts in English, French, Spanish and abstracts in either language as well as Bichlamar. Fine. 20.8 x 15. 29515558082
Proceedings (15 papers) of a meeting organised in Vanuatu by the University of French Polynesia and the University of New Caledonia. 1 paper in Spanish, by Rey Juan Carlos. 4 papers in English by: Mercedes Camino, Carlos Mondragon, Michel Perez and Margaret Jolly. 10 papers in French by: Annie Baert, Jean-Christophe Galipaud, Dominique Barbe, Claire Laux, Francisco Mellén...
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$40

12641
ASSOCIATION FRATERNITE CALEDONIENNE
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, Combat pour les Droits de l'Homme 1981-1984

Nouméa. 1984. Association Fraternité Calédonienne. 1st edition, by Georges Zeldine & the A.F.C. (2), 212 PP with 1 full-page map and many b/w photos in text. Pictorial soft cover (lightly rubbed). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. French text. 29.9 x 20.8.
A compilation of newspaper articles published between 1981 (the election of a Socialist President in France) and 1984 (change of political statute for New Caledonia) prior to the political turmoil of November 1984. Fights for human and constitutional rights in New Caledonia. A scarce book.
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$100

45108
BARBANCON, Louis-José
L' ARCHIPEL DES FORCATS - Histoire du bagne de Nouvelle-Calédonie (1863-1931)

Lille, France. 2003. Presses Universitaires du Septentrion. 1st Ed., in Histoire et Civilisations series. 448 PP with over 10 tables, 3 maps, 47 graphs, and 16 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Signed by the author on preliminary page. French text. 24 x 15.8. 285939785X
History of the convict settlements of New Caledonia.
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$45

12717
BARBANCON, Louis-José
LA TERRE DU LEZARD

Nouméa. 1995. Ile de Lumière. 1st Ed. 181 PP. Pict. card cover. Fine. French text. 21 x 14.
Dedicated by the author to the memory of Jean-Marie Tjibaou and Yewene Yewene. Thoughts, reminiscences, political progress and processes of this Caldoche professor of history and local politician.
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$30

45204
BARBANCON, Louis-José, BROU, Bernard & GRISCELLI, Paul (editors)
DEPORTATION A LA NOUVELLE CALEDONIE, il y a un siècle

Nouméa. 1977. Association Souvenir de la Déportation en Calédonie. Special edition limited to 150 numbered copies (No. 130/150). 50 PP on art paper (Vergé Narcisse) with 11 illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Beige velour hard cover, gilt title on leather vignette on spine. Fine. French text. 30.5 x 21.2.
Guide to an exhibition held in Nouméa in 1977 on the convict settlement period in New Caledonia.
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$40

12689
BARONNET, Jean & CHALOU, Jean
COMMUNARDS EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, Histoire de la Déportation

Paris. 1987. Mercure de France. 1st Ed. 432 PP, plus 32 pages with 47 b/w illustrations. Card covers a little soiled. Foxing spots on outside edges. French text. Very good. 20.5 x 14. 271521443X
The life of nearly 4500 exiles sent to New Caledonia. From the fall of the Commune de Paris, in May 1871, to their return in France.
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$35

11159
BAUDOUX, Georges
IL FUT UN TEMPS ... Souvenirs du Bagne

Nouméa. 1984. S. E. H. Reprint of the 1974 original. Publication No. 6, Société d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 274 PP with 30 b/w illustrations by Patrice Nielly. Pictorial stiff cover. French text. Near fine. 21.8 x 14.5.
The truth about the convict settlement of New Caledonia - murder, corporal punishment, escapes ...
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$25

38616
BAUER, Aaron & SADLER, Ross A.
THE HERPETOFAUNA OF NEW CALEDONIA

Saint Louis, Missouri. 2000. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles / IRD. 1st Ed. XII, 310 PP, (2 blank), (5 publications) with 4 tables, 47 maps and 63 figures, plus 24 plates with 189 colour photos. Fp: Nannoscincus fuscus, Aipysurus fuliginosus and Correlophus ciliatus. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. English text with French summaries by Ivan Ineich. 26.2 x 18.5. 0916984559
36 colour photos of New Caledonian habitats and 153 colour photos of animals.
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$80

11871
BENSA, Alban
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, Un Paradis dans la Tourmente

Paris. 1990. Gallimard. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w & colour illust. throughout. Pict. soft cover. Fine. French text. 18 x 12.5. 2070530884
From the discovery of the Kanak civilization, to the "Matignon Agreement" of 1988.
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$15

34311
BENSA, Alban
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, vers l'émancipation

Paris. 1998. Gallimard. 1st Ed., in Découvertes Gallimard Histoire series. 176 PP with 140 b/w & colour illust. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 18 x 12.5. 2070523888
From the discovery of the Kanak civilization, to the opening of the Centre Culturel Jean Marie Tjibaou, May 1998.
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$15

37121
BENSA, Alban & LEBLIC, Isabelle (editors)
EN PAYS KANAK - Ethnologie, linguistique, archaeologie, histoire de la Nouvelle-Calédonie

Paris. 2000. Editions de la Maison des Sciences de l'Homme. 1st Ed. Mission du Patrimoine ethnologique, Collection Ethnologie de la France, Cahier No. 14. XII, (2), 369 PP with figures (maps, plans, drawings and b/w photos). Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 23 x 15. 2735108643
On the Kanak Chiefs, by Alban Bensa. Law of the Sea and the Kanaks, by Marie-Helene Teulieres-Preston... Pre-european Noumea and the Kanaks, by Dorothee Dussy...
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$30

63598
BERGER, Bernard
La Fabuleuse Histoire du Destin Commun - Livre un: ON REFAIT PAS L'HISTOIRE 1774-1900

Nouméa. 2012. Editions La Brousse en Folie. 1st Ed. 164 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, comic strips and cartoons). Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial boards. French text. Fine. 29.2 x 22.6. 9782924544467
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$85

13407
BESSET, Jean-Paul
LE DOSSIER CALEDONIEN, Les Enjeux de l'Après-Référendum

Paris. 1988. Edition la Découverte. Collection Cahiers Libres. 174 PP. Pict. card cover. Light foxing on prelims, o/wise very good. French text. 22 x 13.5. 2707117935
Very interesting & informative study on New Caledonia: prospects for the future through the Matignon Agreement.
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$30

22640
BONNEMAISON, Joël
LES GENS DES LIEUX - Histoire et Géosymboles d'une Société enracinée: Tanna

Paris. 1997. Editions ORSTOM. 1st Ed. Volume II, in Les Fondements Géographiques d'une Identité, l'Archipel du Vanuatu, Essai de Géographie Culturelle. 562 PP with 15 tables, 21 figures, 23 maps & 24 b/w photos, plus 12 pages with 15 colour plates and 1 large folded map in colour inside back cover. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. 24 x 18. 270991283X
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$75

63519
BONVALLOT, Jacques, GAY, Jean-Christophe, HABERT, Elisabeth
ATLAS DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE

Marseille. 2012. IRD Editions. 1st Ed. Prefaces by Roch Wamytan and Michel Laurent. 269, (3) PP with colour illustrations (graphs, maps, photos) and 60 colour plates (graphs, maps and plans for each subject). Pictorial laminated boards. French text (English summary for each of the 60 subjects). Fine. Large oblong format: 30.2 x 43. 9782709917407
Geographical & oceanic setting, nature in the Archipelago, population (origin, settlement), rural areas, economy, infrastructure, social servies. A most comprehensive work.
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$150

42830
BOURDAIS, Jean-Claude
NOUMEA CULPA

Nouméa. 2002. Rhizome. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 3 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 23 x 15.
Poems: A different view on the City of Nouméa.
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$30

13170
BOURGET, Henri
NOUVELLE CALEDONIE - Ile de l'Eternel Printemps

Nouméa. c. 1970? Editions Delroisse. 1st Ed. 128 PP profusely illustrated with colour photos. Plastified stiff covers. Very good. French & English text. 21 x 17.2.
A photographic discovery of New Caledonia in the late 1960's.
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$15

42574
BUISSON, Virginie
LETTRES RETENUES - Correspondance confisquée des Déportés de la Commune en Nouvelle-Calédonie

Nouméa. 2001. Le Cherche Midi Editeur. 1st Ed. 180 PP, plus 8 plates with 4 b/w engravings and 6 facsimile of Censured letters. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing. French text. Fine. 24 x 15.4. 2862748854
Letters written by Communards (Political deportees) addressed to family or friends but which never reached them after censorship.
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$25

47190
CAROL, Jean
LE BAGNE

Nouméa. 1979. Les Editions du Caillou. 1st edition limited to 3000 copies, in the 8 volumes series Le Bagne Calédonien. 265, (3) PP, plus 12 colour plates illustrated by Georges Kihm. Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt decorated covers, illustration on front board, gilt title on spine. All edges gilt. Fine. 22.5 x 17.2.
No. 1947 / 3000.
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$50

16595
CATALA, René L.A.
CARNAVAL SOUS LA MER

Paris. 1966. Les Editions R. Sicard. 2nd edition. 142 PP with 48 b/w illustrations, plus 54 pages for 27 plates with 105 colour photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Offsetting on endpapers, faint foxing on outside pages. Dedicatory note on front end paper signed by the author. French text. Near fine. 27.6 x 20.4.
The marine biology station & aquarium of Nouméa: their research on coral.
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$40

35602
CAZAUMAYOU, Jérôme & De DECKKER, Thomas
GABRIEL PAITA: TEMOIGNAGE KANAK - D' Opao au pays de la Nouvelle-Calédonie 1929-1999

Paris. 1999. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. in Collection Mondes Océaniens. (6), 274 PP with 1 map, plus 8 pages with 41 b/w photos (36 portraits). Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine. 21.6 x 13.5. 2738481892
A contemporary history of New Caledonia by one of the Kanak leaders who refused the violence of 1984 and 1988.
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$40

34561
CHEVALIER, Luc
L'OR VERT - L'Epopée du Nickel en Nouvelle-Calédonie

Paris. 1996. Editions de la Martinière. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 26 b/w and 105 colour photos by Philippe Schaff. FEP: silica traces on garnierite. REP: Coast of New Caledonia seen from the Tiebaghi mine. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29.3 x 25. 2732422851
Pictorial history of the nickel industry: ore, mining and transport, smelting plant and refineries.
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$100

13175
CHEVALIER, Luc
TABLETTES NOUMEENNES, Port-de-France Nouméa 1854 - 1899

Nouméa. 1966. Imprimerie Générale Calédonienne. 1st Ed. 120 PP plus 53 bw plates and 2 plans. Illustrated card cover, with Japanese style tie on spine. French text. Very good. 24.4 x 17.2.
History of the settlement of Nouméa, capital of New Caledonia in words and pictures.
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$45

46705
CHRISTNACHT, Alain
LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE

Paris. 2004. La Documentation Française. 1st Ed. 174 PP with 1 map, 1 graph and 18 tables. Soft cover. Fine.. French text. 24 x 16 2110054484
The author was the French High Commissioner in New Caledonia between 1991 and 1994.
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$30

33089
COLOMBANI, Jean-Marie
DOUBLE CALEDONIE - D'une utopie à l'autre

Paris. 1999. Denoël. 1st Ed. 266, (4 adv.) PP with 1 map. Pictorial soft cover. A little light foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 22.5 x 14. 2207244857
New Caledonia, a country with two ethnic groups (Kanaks and European settlers) of equal importance, a Nation built within the framework of the French Republic. The author is the managing director of the French daily Le Monde.
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$30

12696
CORMIER, Manuel
LA COLONISATION PENALE

Nouméa. 1993. CTRDP. 1st Ed., No. 8 in the Points d'Histoire series. 80 PP with b/w illust. (maps, photos, draw.). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 27 x 17.5.
The impact of convict settlements on New Caledonia. The origins of the deportation, the reasons, the penal authorities, the convicts, etc... An excellent study.
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$40

33854
CORNET, Claude
COMMUNARDS, PUIS CALEDONIENS - La vie et la descendance des déportés politiques en Nouvelle-Calédonie

Nouméa. 1999. Editions de la Boudeuse. 1st Ed. 161, (3) PP with 12 b/w photos and 23 facsimile of documents. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 21 x 15.
Some of the Communards (political deportees) settled in New Caledonia, after the general Amnesty of 1878. Their life then, their lineage in New Caledonia today.
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$30

12021
COURTIS, C.
APRES 1878: LES SOUVENIRS DU CAPITAINE KANAPPE, La Fondation de Hienghène

Nouméa. 1984. S.E.H. 1st Ed. Publication No. 35, Société d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 122 PP (2), with b/w illust., plus 1 folded watercolour of the fort built at Hienghène after the 1878 rebellion. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 27 x 17.3.
History and ethnographic study at the end of the 1878 rebellion, with some studies in the 1880's around Hienghène ...
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$30

12892
CTRDP
HOMMES ET ESPACES D'OCEANIE - Sciences Humaines 6ème

Nouméa. 1994. CTRDP. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w & colour illustrations (graphs, maps & photos). Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. French text. 26.5 x 20.
Human Sciences in Oceania (for students in 1st year of high school in New Caledonia).
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$20

31719
DAUPHINE, Joël
CANAQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE A PARIS EN 1931 - De la case au zoo

Paris. 1998. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 191 PP. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 21.6 x 13.6. 273846384
Kanaks of New Caledonia brought in France at the time of the 1931 International Colonial Exhibition. From native hut to a zoo exhibit.
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$30

12703
DAUPHINE, Joël
CHRONOLOGIE FONCIERE ET AGRICOLE DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE 1853-1903

Paris. 1987. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 3 maps & 5 illust. Card cover. Near fine. French text. 21.4 x 13.4. 2858027366
A chronological compilation of all the Government Acts which affected agriculture and land tenure during the first 50 years of the colonization of New Caledonia.
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$20

11066
DAUPHINE, Joël
IL Y A 100 ANS ... ET MAINTENANT - Des Relations Commerciales et Culturelles entre le Japon et la Nouvelle-Calédonie - Chaque Jour Plus Fortes

Koné. 1992. Province Nord, Nouvelle-Calédonie. 1st Ed. 30 PP with colour photos (captions in French & Japanese), 142 PP with b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover, dj. Fine. French text. Large format: 32.7 x 24.8.
Published by the Northern Province of New Caledonia to celebrate the centenary of Japanese involvement in New Caledonia, first with indentured labour, nowadays as nickel-ore buyer. Most of the b/w photos come from the archives of the Marist Brothers in Rome. A scarce book.
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$100

12406
DAUPHINE, Joël
LES SPOLIATIONS FONCIERES EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE (1853-1913)

Paris. 1989. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 347 PP (3 adv.). Pictorial card covers. Light foxing on prelims, o/wise near fine. French text. 24 x 15.7. 2738404510
The author taught history for nearly 20 years in New Caledonia and used the words of Jomo Kenyatta as a preamble: When the white man arrived in Africa, we had the land, they had the Bible. They taught us to pray with closed eyes. When we re-opened them, they had the land and we had the Bible.
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$60

49032
DAUPHINE, Joël, CORNET, Claude... PALOMBO, Philippe et al.
ILE D'EXIL, TERRE D'ASILE. Les déportations politiques et le expulsions en temps de guerre en Nouvelle-Calédonie

Nouméa. 2005. Musée de la Ville de Nouméa. 1st Ed. 140 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial card covers. French text. Fine. 24 x 21. 2841701115
Island of exile, Land of refuge. Political deportees after the Paris' Commune... Expulsion of Japanese settlers, after Pearl Harbour... Catalogue accompanying an exhibition held in Nouméa in May 2005.
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$100

64052
DAVAR
AGRICULTURE CALEDONIENNE - Mémento Agricole Données 2012 / Agricultural Memento Data 2012

Nouméa. 2013. DAVAR (Direction des Affaires Vétérinaires, Alimentaires et Rurales). July 2013 edition. 2 folded brochures (French and English): 4 folds with graphs and tables. Pictorial front. Text in French or English. New. Small format: 16 x 11.5..
2012 state of agriculture in New Caledonia: in graphs and tables.
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$10

64051
DAVAR
L'AGRICULTURE CALEDONIENNE de 2002 à 2011

Nouméa. 2012. DAVAR (Direction des Affaires Vétérinaires, Alimentaires et Rurales). 1st Ed. 96 PP with colour illustrations (photos, graphs and tables). Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 29.7 x 21.
The state of agriculture of New Caledonia: in graphs and tables.
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$40

47914
DE MARI, Jules & RENNETEAU, Hervé (editors)
GUEST GUIDE NOUVELLE CALEDONIE - NEW CALEDONIA

Nouméa. 1992. SPAP / Agence de Publicité Internationale. 1st Ed. No pagination, 150 PP with b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. Text in French, English & Japanese. Light foxing. Near fine. 29.3 x 21.7.
History, discovery, daily life ...
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$20

42541
DE PREIXAN, Robert
THIO LA HONTE

Nouméa. 1985. Editions Nemo. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 15 facsimiles of newspaper clippings. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. French text. 21 x 15.
Historical novel. Political turmoil of 1984/1985 in the nickel mining town of Thio, New Caledonia.
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$35

52861
De SAINT MARTIN, Géry, AMICE, Denis, CONSIGNY, Olivier et al...
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - DIXIT 93

Nouméa. 1993. Jeune Chambre Economique de Nouvelle-Calédonie Yearly issue. 220 PP with graphs, maps, tables, b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.7 x 20.8.
Everything you should know on New Caledonia in 1993: Government, Geophysic, Population, Culture and Religion, Economy...
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$50

48493
DE SALINIS, Le R. P.
MARINS ET MISSIONNAIRES, Conquête de la Nouvelle-Calédonie 1843-1853

Paris. 1927. Pierre Tequi. 13th edition of the original. (6), 296, (2 publications) PP with 30 head-pieces, 17 tail-pieces, 2 maps & 35 b/w illustrations (30 on full page). Fp: L'Amiral Febvrier des Pointes. Pictorial soft cover. Spine a little sunned, ageing of paper, o/wise an excellent copy. French text. 25.3 x 16.5.
The progressive takeover of New Caledonia, thanks to the French Navy and Catholic missionaries.
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$45

47682
DELLA-MAGGIORA, Christine & ROBERJOT, Dominique
RENCONTRES SUR LA MEME LATITUDE 21.5 - Tome 1: Kanak - Bushmen

Nouméa. 2003. Association Dekomané. Volume 1: 1st Ed. 94, (2) PP with b/w photos by both authors. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Text in French and English. 21 x 21. 295198300X
Cultural exchange between two different communities through the medium of photography. Indigenous people living on the same latitude: Kanaks of Nengone, Island of Mare, New Caledonia, and Bushmen (or San) of the Kalahari desert, Botswana, South Africa.
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$35

12683
DESJARDINS, Thierry
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE: ILS VEULENT RESTER FRANCAIS

Paris. 1985. Plon. 1st Ed. 224 PP. Pict. card cover. Fine. French text. 20 x 13. 2259013198
New Caledonia, its history: cannibals, missionaries & settlers, communards & convicts... to the recent upheavals of 1984/1985. Independence or Kanaky, liberty or France??
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$15

63470
DESPLAT, André, ROGER, Charles
TIME MAG - Aéroport International / Nouméa - La Tontouta / International Airport

Nouméa. 2013. CCI / Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie de Nouvelle-Calédonie. April - October 2013 issue, bi-lingual edition. 76 PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Texts in French and English. 23.5 x 16.5.
On the end of the airport's expansion and its official opening of April 2013.
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$15

63610
DHIE, Florence
FREQUENCE NICKEL (Le Magazine de la SLN) - No. 41

Nouméa. 2009. Société Le Nickel - SLN. No. 41, November 2009. Editorial by Pierre Alla. 8 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 42 x 29.7.
Mining at Kouaoua, Prony,Tiebaghi, Thio and smelting plant at Doniambo.
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$10

11907
DOISY, Isabelle
CHRONIQUES DES ANNEES DE CENDRES - Nouvelle Calédonie (1984-1986)

Paris. 1988. Editions Jean Picollec. 1st Ed. 274 PP with 1 map. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 13. 2864770660
Day to day account of the period between 1984 & 1986 which saw New Caledonia on the brink of civil war.
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$20

12744
DOUSSET-LEENHARDT, Roselène
COLONIALISME ET CONTRADICTIONS - Nouvelle-Calédonie, 1878-1978, Les Causes de l'Insurrection de 1878

Paris. 1978. L'Harmattan. Reprint of the 1970 original. 206 PP with 2 maps & 8 b/w illust. Pictorial card cover. Very good. French text. 24 x 15.8. 2858020531
The uprising of 1878 and its reasons.
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$30

12685
DOUSSET-LEENHARDT, Roselène
A FLEUR DE TERRE, Maurice Leenhardt en Nouvelle-Calédonie

Paris. 1984. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 200 PP with 1 line drawing & 16 b/w photos (10 full-page) in text. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2858024046
Reflections on the author's youth & her relationship with her father Maurice Leenhardt. Describes the effect upon the Kanaks of the two World Wars & comparison with the current problems of the 80's.
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$30

11095
DOUSSET-LEENHARDT, Roselène
TERRE NATALE TERRE D'EXIL

Paris. 1976. G. P. Maisonneuve & Larose. 1st Ed. 316 PP with 1 musical score, 3 b/w illustrations and 5 maps, plus 1 folded map and 6 b/w plates. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 16.2. 2706806184
The Kanak uprising of 1878: roots and reasons, events...
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$45

47172
DUPARC, Hélène
DE PARIS A NOUMEA. L'histoire des communards de la Commune de Paris déportés en Nouvelle-Calédonie

Paris. 2003. Editions Orphie. 1st Ed. 200 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and plans, facsimile of documents, engravings and photos) selected by Pierre Barthélémy Alibert. . Pictorial card covers. Fine. French text. 29.7 x 21.2. 2877632237
Political convicts deported to New Caledonia following the 1871 uprising and crushing of the first communist government in Paris.
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$50

63697
FABERON, Jean-Yves & MENNESSON, Thierry (editors)
PEUPLE PREMIER ET COHESION SOCIALE EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Identités et Rééquilibrages

Marseille. 2012. Presses Universitaires d'Aix Marseille. 1st Ed. 480 PP with b/w or colour illustrations (diagrams, graphs, maps, plans, photos and tables). Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 24.3 x 15.7. 9782731408546
Proceedings of a symposium held in Nouméa 30 & 31 August, 2012.
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$60

38334
FAESSEL, Sonia & ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
SI NOUMEA M'ETAIT CONTEE... Anthologie

Nouméa. 2000. Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 1st Ed. Publication No. 1, Groupe de Recherche en Histoire Océanienne Contemporaine. 142, (2) PP with 1 colour map, 18 colour and 70 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. Oblong 21.5 x 22. 2951558007
An Anthology on Noumea: the port and the city since its origin (Tardy de Montravel in 1854).
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$30

40011
FILIPPI, Orso , & FUSTEC, Bernard (editors)
LE MEMORIAL DE NOUMEA - 1859-1999 - à travers 140 ans d'histoire du conseil municipal

Nouméa. 1999. Planète Memo. 1st Ed. 366 PP with b/w and colour photos. Hard cover, title in blind on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. French text. 28.8 x 22.5.
The city of Nouméa through 140 years of its City Council.
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$250

11765
FILLOUX, Frédéric & SYLLEBRANQUE, J.J.
DES AILES DANS LES ALIZES (La Nouvelle Calédonie en Ultra-Léger Motorisé)

Nouméa. 1984. Studio Magenta. 1st Ed. 144 PP with colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. French text (English translation pages 136 to 144). Oblong: 18.6 x 25.6.
Pictorial discovery from the air, while travelling extensively through New Caledonia on board an ultra light.
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$30

11142
FORTINI, Marcel, MICHELI, Mathieu & PUJADE, Robert
L'ASCENDANT DES ILES

Paris. 1994. Editions Eric Koehler. 1st Ed. 88 PP with 67 b/w plates. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 26 x 20. 2907220179
Photographical voyages through New Caledonia in 1906-1909 by Mathieu Micheli and in 1992-93 by Marcel Fortini.
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$40

45107
FOUGERE, Eric
LE GRAND LIVRE DU BAGNE EN GUYANE ET NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE

Paris. 2002. Editions Orphie. 1st Ed., in collection Le Grand Livre. 254 PP, (1) with hundreds of b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. Endpapers rubbed, o/wise fine. French text. 24.7 x 16.5. 2877631508
The convict settlements of French Guyana and New Caledonia.
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$45

12687
GABRIEL, Claude & KERMEL, Vincent
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, Les Sentiers de l'Espoir

Paris. 1988. La Brèche. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 1 map in text. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. French text. Fine. 21 x 13. 2902524692
The events in New Caledonia following the political turmoil of 1984/85 and the tragedies of Ouvéa and Canala (May 1988), leading to the Matignon Agreement.
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$25

46549
GARANGER, José
ARCHEOLOGIE DES NOUVELLES-HEBRIDES. Contribution à la connaissance des Îles du Centre

Paris. 1972. ORSTOM / Société des Océanistes. 1st Ed., publication No. 30 Société des Océanistes. VII, 156 PP with 15 tables, plus 250 pages (glossy paper) with maps, sketches and b/w photos. Soft cover, dj. Discreet stamp of previous owner at top of title page. French text. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 25 x 20.
Archaeology in the New Hebrides (Vanuatu).
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$75

42081
GARDE, François
LES INSTITUTIONS DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE

Paris. 2001. L'Harmattan 1st Ed., in Collection Mondes Océaniens. Preface by Jean-Jack Queyranne. 351, (3) PP. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747510646
The 1998 Nouméa Agreement and the Institutions of New Caledonia created by law dated 19th March 1999..
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$40

47681
GARDISSAT, Paul
NABANGA. Une Anthologie Illustrée de la littérature orale du Vanuatu

Port Vila. 2004. Conseil Culturel National du Vanuatu. 1st Ed. 304 PP with 3 maps and many illustrations by Jacques Harry Tenene & Joseph Samuel Thomas. Pictorial card cover, dj. Fine. French text. 25 x 19.6. 9829032043
Tales and legends of Vanuatu, published between 1975 and 1980 (independence of the New Hebrides) in the weekly magazines Nabanga and Le Mélanésien.
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$70

11742
GARNIER, Jules
VOYAGE A LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE 1867-1868

Nouméa. 1990. Editions du Cagou. Facsimile reprint of the 1867 original in Le Tour du Monde, Voyage à la Nouvelle-Calédonie published by Librarie Hachette. (4), 123 PP with 6 charts and plans, and 67 b/w engravings. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. French text. 30.5 x 21.5.
The voyages of Jules Garnier through New Caledonia, between 1863 and 1866, where he studied mineral deposits and gave his name to the nickel ore Garnierite. An exceptionally good book.
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$90

44048
GARNIER, Jules
VOYAGE AUTOUR DU MONDE - OCEANIE, Les Iles des Pins, Loyalty (et Tahiti)

Paris. 2002. L'Harmattan. New edition, in Colledtion Fac-Similés Océaniens. Comments and annotations by Sonia Faessel to the volume 2 of the 1871 edition (original published in 1867 & 1868) . XII, (2 publications), 14, 318 PP, (2 tables), plus 3 engravings. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747529991
In spite of its title this reprint covers the exploration of the West Coast of New Caledonia, and the Loyalty Islands.
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$50

48509
GARNUNG, Francis
CONTES ET COUTUMES CANAQUES AU XIXe SIECLE

Paris. 2003. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in La Légende des Mondes series. 80, (1) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747541908
Tales and legends from New Caledonia in the second half of the 19th century. Some of them collected by Louise Michel in the 1870s.
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$15

38618
GAUHAROU, Bernard & KLEIN, Florence
LE LIVRE DES TIMBRES 1999

Nouméa. 2001. Office des Postes et Télécommunications. 1st Ed. 52 PP with colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. Oblong: 24.7 x 26.2.
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$40

42832
GAUHAROU, Bernard & KLEIN, Florence
LE LIVRE DES TIMBRES 2001

Nouméa. 2002. Office des Postes et Télécommunications. 1st Ed. 52 PP with colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. Oblong: 24.7 x 26.2.
Stamps: images of a country - Windjammer France II - Biodiversity: New Caledonian crow (Corvus moneduloides), whales & flying fox - Kite surfing...
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$40

47674
GAUHAROU, Bernard & KLEIN, Florence
LE LIVRE DES TIMBRES 2003

Nouméa. 2004. Office des Postes et Télécommunications. 1st Ed. 52 PP with colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. Oblong: 24.7 x 26.2.
Stamps: images of a country. Natural history: Gropers, Dugong, Gecko. Painters: Gauguin, Tatin d'Avesnières. Sport with the 12th South Pacific Games of Fiji...
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$40

49263
GAUHAROU, Bernard, & OLLIVAUD, Jean-Yves
LE LIVRE DES TIMBRES 2004 - NOUVELLE CALEDONIE

Nouméa. 2005. Office des Postes et Télécommunications. 1st Ed. 52 PP with colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. Oblong: 24.7 x 26.2.
Stamps: images of a country. Natural history: Cagou/Kagu (bird), Stingrays, Whales. Researches in the French speaking Pacific...
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$40

47757
GAUHAROU, Bernard & PAGE, Marianne
LE LIVRE DES TIMBRES 2002

Nouméa. 2003. Office des Postes et Télécommunications. 1st Ed. 52 PP with colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. Oblong: 24.7 x 26.2.
Stamps: images of a country. Natural history: Turtles, sperm whales. Painters: Adrien Trohmae. Sport with the 15th World championship of Hobie Cat 16...
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$40

42831
GAUHAROU, Bernard, KLEIN, Florence & MOZZICONACCI, Cécile
LE LIVRE DES TIMBRES 2000

Nouméa. 2001. Office des Postes et Télécommunications. 1st Ed. 52 PP with colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. Oblong: 24.7 x 26.2.
Stamps: images of a country - Lighthouse - Shipwreck - Biodiversity - Traditional (Kanak) money ...
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$40

53402
GAUHAROU, Bernard, OLLIVAUD, Jean-Yves & CAMILLE, Stéphane
LE LIVRE DES TIMBRES 2005 - NOUVELLE CALEDONIE

Nouméa. 2006. Office des Postes et Télécommunications. 1st Ed. 54 PP with colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. Oblong: 24.7 x 26.2.
Stamps: images of a country. Natural history: Dolphins, Sharks, Birds (lorikeets)... Transport: coastal shipping, Train Nouméa to Paita.
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$40

53403
GAUHAROU, Bernard, OLLIVAUD, Jean-Yves & CAMILLE, Stéphane
LE LIVRE DES TIMBRES 2006 - NOUVELLE CALEDONIE

Nouméa. 2007. Office des Postes et Télécommunications. 1st Ed. 52 PP with colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. Oblong: 24.7 x 26.2.
Stamps: images of a country. Sixty years of Red Cross in New Caledonia. Natural history: endangered birds ( kagu, lorikeets)... Kanak heritage: Kanak music, Sculpture...
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$40

49033
GODARD, Philippe
HISTORIAL DE LA NOUVELLE CALEDONIE, en Bandes Dessinées (in 4 volumes)

Nouméa. c. 1982. Nouméa Editions. 1st Ed. Vol I: 124 PP with colour drawings by Marcel Fréchin. Vol II: 120 PP with colour drawings by Eric Loublandes and Serge Sirac. Vol III: 108 PP with colour drawings by Marcel Fréchin. Vol IV: 105 PP with colour drawings by Marcel Fréchin. Cloth cover, gilt device (New Caledonia and Loyalty Islands) on front cover of each volume. Volumes contained in 2 slipcases. Occasional foxing. Top of slipcases and top corner of back cover of Volume I with old water marks. A near fine set. French text. 32.5 x 25.8.
Pictorial history of New Caledonia. Vol I: Explorers, Missionaries and Settlers. Vol II: Military Governors: convicts, communists and early setllement. Vol III: Agricultural settlers and mining industry. Vol IV: World War I and World War II, to the 1970s.
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$250

53412
GORODE, Déwé
SHARING AS CUSTOM PROVIDES. Selected Poems

Canberra. 2004. Pandanus Books. 1st edition in the Voices from the Francophone Pacific. Translated from the French original and edited by Raylene Ramsay and Deborah Walker. XLVI, 166 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Text of the poems in English and French. Fine. 22 x 14.2. 1740760875
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$30

13166
GRISCELLI, Ecole A.
NEPOUI, CENTRE MINIER DE NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE

Nouméa. ND. c.1980. CTRDP. GEO 9 in the series. 11 PP booklet (typescript) with a few b/w illust. plus 16 colour slides, together in a plastic folder. Fine. French text. 22 x 18.5. /ISSN 07504276
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$20

31012
GUIART, Jean
BWESOU EURIJISI - Le premier écrivain canaque

Nouméa. 1998. Le Rocher-à-la-Voile. 1st Ed., No. 3 in the Cahiers pour l'intelligence du temps présent series. 154 PP with 2 maps, and 52 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover a little soiled, o/wise fine. French text. 21 x 15.
First Kanak writer who, between 1908 and 1925, described Kanak culture (in his language meRea Ajië; spoken in the valley of Houailou), set out in 24 manuscript text-books.
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$50

31011
GUIART, Jean
JULES CALIMBRE - Chronique de trois générations, trois femmes et trois maisons

Nouméa. 1998. Le Rocher-a-la-Voile. 1st Ed., No. 2 in the "Cahiers pour l'intelligence du temps présent" series. 162 PP with 1 map, and 62 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 15
Saga of three generations of settlers in New Caledonia, starting with a French soldier discharged in Noumea and his son Jules who was a successful businessman, miner, stevedore... and humanist.
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$40

45201
GUIART, Jean
SOCIETES CANAQUES - Idées Fausses, Idées Vraies

Nouméa. 2002. Le Rocher-à-la-Voile. 1st Ed., No. 1 in essais pour servir à l'intelligence du temps présent series. 296 PP with 3 maps and 2 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 20.8 x 15.
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$45

16514
GUILLE, A., LABOUTE, P. & MENOU, J.L.
GUIDE DES ETOILES DE MER, OURSINS & AUTRES ECHINODERMES DU LAGON DE NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Handbook of the sea-stars, sea-urchins and related echinoderns of New-Caledonia lagoon

Paris. 1986. Editions ORSTOM. 1st Ed. 238 PP with b/w or colour illust. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. French text. 27.8 x 21.8. 2709907488
The Echinoderns of the largest coral reefs of the world. Foreword, Introduction and abstracts in English.
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$85

12639
GURY, Jean-Jacques
RECETTES DU LAGON

Nouméa. 1991. Editions du Cagou. 1st Ed. 77, (3 blank) PP with some 20 drawings and 10 colour plates. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. French text. 26.8 x 18.5.
70 different recipes prepared with local seafood by the author, chef of the Lycée Hôtelier in Nouméa.
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$40

59568
HERVE, Jean-François
GUIDE DES NUDIBRANCHES DE NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE et autres Opisthobranches Limaces de Mer

Nouméa. 2010. Editions Catherine Ledru. 1st Ed., with prefaces by Pierre Laboute, Dr. Richard C. Willan, Philippe Bouchet & Bernard Dreyfus. 405 PP with 1 map in colour and 1000 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 20 x 15.8. 9782950578497
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$110

63977
HMSO
NEW HEBRIDES REPORT FOR 1921 & 1922

London. 1923. H.M.S.O. Colonial Reports - Annual, No. 1161. 14 PP with 6 tables. 24.2 x 15.2.
Diseases in the New Hebrides, 1922, by Dr. Vernon Davies, M. D.
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$30

63969
HMSO
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1897 ON THE TRADE, &c., OF NEW CALEDONIA

London. 1898. H.M.S.O. Foreign Office. Annual Series. No. 2151 - Diplomatic and Consular Reports - France - 12 PP with 9 tables. Soft cover. Very good. 24.2 x 15.2.
The consular report on the Trade, Commerce and Agriculture for the year 1897.
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$30

63970
HMSO
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1898 ON THE TRADE, COMMERCE, AND SHIPPING OF NEW CALEDONIA

London. 1899. H.M.S.O. Foreign Office. Annual Series. No. 2300 - Diplomatic and Consular Reports - France - 14 PP with 8 tables. Soft cover. Very good. 24.2 x 15.2.
The consular report on the Trade, Commerce and Agriculture for the year 1898.
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$30

63971
HMSO
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1900 ON THE TRADE AND COMMERCE OF NEW CALEDONIA

London. 1901. H.M.S.O. Foreign Office. Annual Series. No. 2626 - Diplomatic and Consular Reports - France - 12 PP with 7 tables. Soft cover. Very good. 24.2 x 15.2.
The consular report on the Trade, Commerce and Agriculture for the year 1900.
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$30

63975
HMSO
WESTERN PACIFIC - REPORT ON THE TRADE OF THE NEW HEBRIDES

London. 1905. H.M.S.O. High Commissioner for the Western Pacific, August 1905. 12 PP with 1 table. 24.2 x 15.2.
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$30

11431
HOWE, K. R.
LES ILES LOYAUTE - Histoire des Contacts Culturels de 1840 à 1900

Nouméa. 1989. SEH. Publication No. 19. Reprint of the 1978 French edition. 252 PP with 1 graph, 6 maps in text plus 20 pages with 44 b/w illust. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 27 x 17.8.
French translation by Georges Pisier of The Loyalty Islands, A History of Culture Contacts 1840-1900 published by ANUP in 1977.
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$80

63400
INSTITUT D'EMISSION D'OUTRE-MER
LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Rapport Annuel 2012

Nouméa. 2013. Institut d'Emission d'Outre-Mer. 1st Ed. (June 2013). 203, (3) PP with graphs and tables, plus 1 folded map in colour and 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 16.
Annual report for 2012: Population, Economy, Salaries, Welfare ... Industry, Mining... Budget.
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$75

63603
IRD
L' IRD en Nouvelle-Calédonie - Rapport d'Activité 2012

Noumea. 2013. IRD / Institut de Recherche pour le Développement. June 2013 edition. Editorial by Michel Laurent, edited by Marie-Noëlle FAVIER. 52 PP with colour illustrations (graphs, maps, tables and photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.7.
Research in New Caledonia. People, programs and resources.
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$10

11709
I.T.S.E.E.
NEW CALEDONIA FACTS AND FIGURES - TEC 94

Noumea. 1994. Institut Territorial de la Statistique et des Etudes Economiques. 1st English Ed. 214 PP with graphs, tables & maps, plus 2 pages errata. Pict. soft cover. Fine. 24 x 16.
Publication providing statistics and information to improve and better understand New Caledonia: population, agriculture and aquaculture, mining and tourism...
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$35

51039
IZOULET, Jacques
OUVEA. Histoire d'une mission catholique dans le Pacifique sud au XIXe siècle

Paris. 2005. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 353, (3) PP with maps and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 15.2. 2747588831
Catholic missions on the Island of Uvea, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia.
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$35

64046
JACOTTET, Henri
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE (in Cahiers d'enseignements illustrés, No. 78)

Paris. 1888-1890. L. Baschet. Issue No. 78. 16 pages with 4 b/w and 4 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Stitches removed. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise fine. French text. 21.3 x 16.
Ref O'Reilly No. 2575: "Brochure éducative. Soigneusement rédigée, et illustrée de dessins documentaires d'ordre ethnographique".
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$120

37308
JACQUES, Claudine
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - COUPS DE COEUR

Nouméa. 1999. Les Editions du Cagou. 1st Ed. 128 PP with spectacular colour photos by Vincent Audet. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 31 x 24. 2913256023
The spectacular views of New Caledonia showcased by some of the island's beautiful women.
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$50

35603
JOUVE, Dominique (editor)
ECRIRE A LA CROISEE DES ILES - Otherness in island writing: meeting the Other, understanding the Others

Nouméa & Paris. 1999. Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie & C.O.R.A.I.L. / L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 203 PP with 13 text illustrations. Illustrated card cover. Fine. French and English texts. 21.6 x 13.5. 2738483852
11 papers (5 in French and 6 in English) presented during the 8th seminar held in Nouméa in 1998. Lands of Liberty: Communards in Australia, 1873-74, by Michael Meehan. Affective Territory: writing white guilt and responsibility in 1990s Australia, by Brigitta Olubas. Speaking from Her I-sland: The Singular Parti Pris of Insularity and Ethnicity in the Writing of Déwé Gorodé, by Raylene Ramsay...
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$25

37125
JULIEN, Jacqueline
LET ME GUIDE YOU IN... NOUMEA

Nouméa. 1999. Editions Grain de Sable. 1st English edition. 234 PP with 26 cartoons and hundreds of b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 19 x 12. 2841700488
... to discover, along the routes, Noumea's history and memory inside out. A good smaller size guide, perfect for the tourist.
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$20

13108
KOHLER, J. M.
COLONY OR DEMOCRACY, A Political Sociology of New Caledonia

Nouméa. 1987. Les Editions Populaires / Edipop. 22 PP, typescript monograph. Stapled card cover. Very good. 24.8 x 16.
The dilemma of New Caledonia (edited by Michael Spencer, translated by Michael Spencer & Helen de Zubicaray).
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$10

47672
LACABANNE, Sonia
BASE WALLAHS - L' Armée Néo-Zélandaise en Nouvelle-Calédonie 1942-1944, stories of the Units of the Base Organisation, NZEF IP

Nouméa. 2004. Sonia Lacabanne. 1st French edition of the 1946 New Zealand original, translated by Sonia Lacabanne & François Planche. 184 PP with 5 drawings, plus 32 pages with 3 maps and 53 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21 x 15.
Story of the units remaining at the bases of the 3rd N.Z. Division, in New Caledonia, during the Pacific campaign of World War II.
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$35

11105
LACOURREGE, Gérard
QUI A TUE PIERRE DECLERCQ ? - Qui a tué: DST ? FLNKS ? DECLERCQ ?

Nouméa. 1986. Press Contact. 1st limited edition. 124 PP with b/w photos & facsimiles of many documents. Card cover (lightly soiled). French text. Near fine. 28.5 x 21.
The mysterious and still unexplained murder of a leader for the Independence of New Caledonia. A plausible hypothesis?
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$35

49019
LACOURREGE, Gérard
UNE CONQUETE DU HASARD

Nouméa. 1974. Author / Imprimerie Réunies de Nouméa. Limited edition, hand numbered ((No. 495). Preface by Pierre Maresca. 436 PP with b/w illustrations between pages 373 and 435. Soft cover, dj. French text. Dedicatory note by Gérard Lacourrège on preliminary page. Near fine. Rare. 22 x 15.
Part I - Du havre de Balade à Port de France.
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$75

11163
LACOURREGE, Gérard & ALIBERT, Pierre
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE AU TEMPS DES BAGNES

Paris. 1986. Editions Atlas. 1st Ed. 208 PP with b/w illustrations (photos, paintings & maps). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. French text. Fine. 29.2 x 23. 2731204990
History & daily life of the convict settlement of New Caledonia between 1864 & 1897.
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$60

37118
LAFLEUR, Jacques
L' ASSIEGE - Vingt-cinq ans de vie politique, Une histoire partagée avec la Nouvelle-Calédonie

Paris. 2000. Plon. 1st Ed. 273 PP with 2 maps. Pictorial card covers. Light foxing on prelims, o/wise fine. French text. 22.5 x 14. 2259193366
The author was the political leader vehemently opposing any sort of independence for New Caledonia. His views.
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$20

35601
LAMBERT, Jean-Marie
LA NOUVELLE POLITIQUE INDIGENE EN NOUVELLE CALEDONIE - Le Capitaine Meunier et ses gendarmes 1918-1954

Paris. 1999. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. in Collection Mondes Océaniens, with a preface by Paul de Deckker. 240 PP with 2 maps. Illustrated card cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 273847446
Role of the French Gendarmerie (constabulary force) in New Caledonia and their actions towards the Kanaks.
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$30

64057
LARUE, Pierre
LA DIEPPOISE: une patate de grande classe (in Cols Bleus)

Paris. 1998. Cols Bleus, Hebdomadaire de la Marine et des Arsenaux. Issue No. 2437, 11 & 18 April 1998. 36 PP. Contains article pages 8 to 10 with 7 colour photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
La Diéppoise: minesweeper sunk in 1988 to become a diving site in the lagoon of New Caledonia.
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$10

13510
LAUBREAUX, Alin
LE ROCHER A LA VOILE

Nouméa. 1996. Grain de Sable. Reprint of the 1930 original. 212, (4) PP. Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine.. 21.6 x 13.7. 2841700224
Novel set in New Caledonia during the first quarter of the 20th century. Fate and fortune of a seaman, a free settler, a kanak and a former convict in colonial New Caledonia.
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$50

11062
LE BORGNE, Jean
GEOGRAPHIE DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE ET DES ILES LOYAUTE

Nouméa. 1959. Ministère de l'Education, de la Jeunesse & des Sports. 1st Ed. 312 PP plus 1 folded physical map of New Caledonia, with b/w illust. (maps, graphs, tables & photos). Pictorial laminated boards. French text. Very good. 24 x 17.5.
The first synthesis of various sciences/studies on New Caledonia: geology, ethnology, history, pedology... published by the Ministry for Education at the time of the first autonomous government of New Caledonia. An excellent book.
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$35

51038
LE BORGNE, Jean
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE 1945-1968. La confiance trahie

Paris. 2005. L'Harmattan. 1st edition, with a preface by Professor Pierre Chaunu. 602 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.2. 2747585638
New Caledonia between 1945 and 1968: towards dissidence and secession.
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$75

32573
LEENHARDT, Raymond H.
AU VENT DE LA GRANDE TERRE - Histoire des Iles Loyalty de 1840 à 1895

Paris. 1957. Encyclopédie d'Outre-Mer. 1st Edition. 208 PP with 2 tables, 6 maps and 13 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Covers rubbed, foxing on outside edges. Dated and signed by the author on top of half title page. Small piece pissing at top left of cover, o/wise a very good clean copy. French text. 22.7 x 14.2.
History of the Loyalty Islands, a dependency of New Caledonia.
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$60

44065
LEJEUNE, Paule
LA COMMUNE DE PARIS AU JOUR LE JOUR (18 Mars - 28 Mai 1871)

Paris. 2002. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 115, (3) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747520714
Daily life during the first Communist uprising in Paris (Over 4000 of these communards will be deported to New Caledonia).
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$20

11947
LENORMAND, Maurice
MORPHOLOGIE STRUCTURELLE ET FONCTIONNELLE DU SYSTEME PRONOMINAL DE LA LANGUE DE LIFOU, ILES LOYAUTE

Nouméa. Feb. 1976. Société d'Etudes Mélanésiennes. Extract from Issue No.26. (2), 22 PP with 2 tables. Stapled card cover. Very good. 23 x 15.5. French text.
Grammatical study of the Drehu language.
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$20

33848
LEVI, Claude (editor)
SPONGES OF THE NEW CALEDONIAN LAGOON

Paris. 1998. Editions de l' Orstom. 1st Ed., No. XXXIII, in Collection Faune et Flore Tropicales. 214 PP with 51 b/w and 126 colour photos by Pierre Laboute, Georges Bargibant & Jean-Louis Menou. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. Oblong: 21.7 x 27.7. 2709913542
The role of sponges in coral reefs. Sponge diversity, distribution and biogeography... most comprehensive.
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$80

64023
LONGHURST, Robert & GRANO, Suzanne
EMBARQUEMENT POUR LE QUEENSLAND: DES LOYALTIENS EN TERRE AUSTRALIENNE / ACROSS THE CORAL SEA: LOYALTY ISLANDERS IN QUEENSLAND

Nouméa. 2001. Australian Consulate General / DFAT, Australian Commonwealth Government. New edition, updated for the Exhibition in New Caledonia. Foreword by Sally Mansfield, Australian Consul General in New Caledonia. 36 PP with b/w illustrations (1 facsimile of document and 6 maps). Pictorial soft cover. Text in English and French. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Exhibition on "Loyalty Islanders and blackbirding to Queensland" held in 2001 at: Museum of Tropical Queensland, Townsville - Bibliothèque Bernheim, Nouméa - Musée d' Easo, Lifou. .
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$40

33664
LYONS, Martyn
THE TOTEM AND THE TRICOLOUR - A Short History of New Caledonia since 1774

Sydney. 1986. NSW University Press. Paperback edition. XI, 148 PP with 8 maps, 14 photos & 4 graphs. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 21.8 x 13.5. 0868401226
The historical background which lead to the 1984 crisis.
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$15

11597
MAILHE, Germaine
DEPORTATION EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE DES COMMUNARDS ET DES REVOLTES DE LA GRANDE KABYLIE (1872-1876)

Paris. 1994. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 424 PP with few b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on top outside edge, o/wise near fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2738427960
In 1871, France and its empire was shaken by the popular uprising in Paris (la Commune) and by the revolts of the Berbers (Kabyles) against French colonial rule in Algeria. Trials, exiles to New Caledonia, ...
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$40

52777
MARIOTTI, Jean
LES CONTES DE POINDI

Paris. 1941. Editions Stock, Delamain et Boutelleau. 19th edition. 211 PP with b/w text-drawings (5 tail pieces and 16 on full page) by F. Rojankovsky. Pictorial soft cover, colour illustrations on covers and spine. Covers slightly soiled. Paper ageing with a little foxing. Very good. Scarce. French text. 22 x 14.
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$50

45528
MARIOTTI, Jean
Les Contes de Poindi. LA CONQUETE DU SEJOUR PAISIBLE

Nouméa. 2003. Association pour l'édition des oeuvres de Jean Mariotti / Grain de Sable. Reprint of the 1952 edition. Introduced by Béniéla Houmbouy, edited and annotated by Bernard Gasser. 277, (3) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 14. 2841700992
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$35

45527
MARIOTTI, Jean
NOUVEAUX CONTES DE POINDI

Nouméa. 2002. Association pour l'édition des oeuvres de Jean Mariotti / Grain de Sable. Reprint of the 1945 edition. Introduction by Mireille Soury-Lavergne, edited and annotated by Bernard Gasser. 190, (2) PP with 25 b/w text-drawings by V. Néchoumoff. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 14. 2841700763
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$35

39996
MARIOTTI, Jean
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Le Livre du Centenaire 1853-1953

Nouméa. 2001. Association pour l'édition des oeuvres de Jean Mariotti / Editions Grain de Sable. Reprint of the 1953 original. Edited and annotated by Bernard Gasser, and with an introduction by Nicolas Kurtovitch. 364 PP with b/w illustrations (engravings, maps & photos) between pages 107 and 252. Illustrated soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 17.8. 2841700682
Book published to commemorate in 1953 the 100 years of French presence in New Caledonia.
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$45

47667
MARIOTTI, Jean
PRISONNIER DU SOLEIL

Nouméa. 2004. Association pour l'édition des oeuvres de Jean Mariotti / Editions Grain de Sable. 1st edition of various texts never published in a book. Introduction by Sylviane Soulard, edited and annotated by Bernard Gasser. 323, (5) PP. Illustrated soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 14. 2841701107
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$35

45529
MARIOTTI, Jean & RICHARD, Roger
TOGHI - Notes Ethnologiques et Pièces Radiophoniques

Nouméa. 2003. Association pour l'édition des oeuvres de Jean Mariotti / Grain de Sable. 1st edition with comments and notes by Jerry Delathière and Bernard Gasser. Introduced by Patrice Godin and Bernard Gasser. 324, (4) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 14. 2841700887
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$35

11509
MERLO, Jean
LE PROBLEME DES KANAK EN NOUVELLE CALEDONIE

Nouméa. 1986. Les Editions Populaires / Edipop. 1st Ed. (4), 128 PP typescript with 1 table, plus 1 errata page loosely inserted. Soft cover. Very good. French text. 29.6 x 21.
Cultural, economic & social analysis. Land tenure, traditions, customs & identity of the Kanak.
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$25

12676
METAIS, Eliane
AU COMMENCEMENT ETAIT LA TERRE - Réflexion sur un Mythe Canaque d'origine

Talence. 1988. Presses Universitaires de Bordeaux. 1st Ed. 356 PP (8), with 32 figures and 1 map. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. French text. 21 x 13.3. 2867810493
The creation of the world through the myths of Melanesians.
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$35

48510
MICHALSKI, Cédric
L'ASSAUT DE LA GROTTE D'OUVEA. Analyse juridique

Paris. 2004. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 320, (1) PP with 2 facsimile of document and 2 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747564673
Hostage crisis on the atoll of Uvea, Loyalty Islands, in April and May 1988.
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$40

47189
MILFORD, Jacques
LE PURGATOIRE SANS RETOUR

Nouméa. 1980. Les Editions du Caillou. 1st edition limited to 3000 numbered copies, in the 8 volumes series Le Bagne Calédonien. 328, (6) PP, plus 12 colour plates illustrated by Tatin d'Avesnières and 18 pages with 20 b/w illustrations (post cards photos facsimile of documents). Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt decorated covers, illustration on front board, gilt title on spine. All edges gilt. Fine. 22.5 x 17.2.
Final volume in the series: No. 1947/3000.
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$50

47176
MILLET, Michel
1878 CARNETS DE CAMPAGNE EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE

Toulouse. 2004. Anacharsis. 1st edition introduced and presented by Alban Bensa. 144 PP with 1 Map, 1 portrait and the facsimile of the first page of manuscript. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 20 x 12.5.
Diary of a French gunner sent to New Caledonia to quell the 1878 insurgency by the Kanaks led by Ataï. Diary preceded by a 4 page note of this Kanak uprising as kept and told by Kanaks.
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$30

64135
MILLOT, Philippe & Chorale Mélodia
HYMNE DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE

Nouméa. 2013. Gouvernement de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. Folder (3 folds) containing a 15 page booklet with 12 colour photos, and a Compact Disc with 8 tracks. Preface by Harold Martin and introduction by Jean-Pierre Cabée. Pictorial covers. French text. Fine. Oblong: 12.7 x 14.2.
National Anthem for New Caledonia.
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$15

47192
MIMANDE, Paul
CRIMINOPOLIS

Nouméa. 1980. Les Editions du Caillou. 1st edition limited to 3000 copies, in the 8 volume series Le Bagne Calédonien. 260, (8) PP, plus 12 colour plates illustrated by Henri Crocq. Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt decorated covers, illustration on front board, gilt title on spine. All edges gilt. Fine. 22.5 x 17.2.
No. 1947/3000.
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$50

63535
MINING
KONIAMBO NICKEL SAS (in Mines, Hors Série)

Nouméa. 2013. Mines / Recto/Verso. Special Issue, April 2013. Edited by Ali AIT-YAHIA & Laurent CARRIER. 32 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Opening of KNS: Mining at Koniambo and Metallurgy at Vavouto, Northern Province, New Caledonia.
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$25

63537
MINING
LES METIERS DE LA MINE (in Mines, Hors Série)

Nouméa. 2011. Mines / Recto/Verso. Special Issue, December 2011. Edited by Fabrice BERTRAND-PENICHOU & Sylvie AUCORDIER. 44 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Trade and Business related to the mining industry in New Caledonia.
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$25

63539
MINING
MINES - Actualités du Secteur Minier et de l' Energie de la Nouvelle-Calédonie - No. 45

Nouméa. 2008. Mines / Recto/Verso. No. 45, Novembre/Decembre 208. Edited by Sylvie AUCORDIER. 44 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$20

63536
MINING
MINES - Actualités du Secteur Minier et de l' Energie de la Nouvelle-Calédonie - No. 70

Nouméa. 2013. Mines / Recto/Verso. No. 70, May/June 2013. Edited by Ali AIT-YAHIA & Laurent CARRIER. 32 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Round up of technologies at the 3 Nickel plants: SLN at Thio and Nouméa, Vale / Goro Nickel at Gora and Xtrata / KNS at Vavouto. ... 10 April 2013, first pouring of nickel metal at Vavouto, Northern Province, New Caledonia.
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$20

63540
MINING
MINES - Actualités du Secteur Minier et de l'Energie de la Nouvelle-Calédonie - No. 42

Nouméa. 2008. Mines / Recto/Verso. No. 42, May 2008. Edited by Sylvie AUCORDIER. 40 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$20

63541
MINING
MINES - Actualités du Secteur Minier et de l'Energie de la Nouvelle-Calédonie - No. 60

Nouméa. 2011. Mines / agence Recto/Verso. No. 60, June 2011. Edited by Fabrice BETRAND-PENICHOU & Sylvie AUCORDIER. 32 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$20

63542
MINING
MINES - Bulletin d'Information du Secteur Minier de la Nouvelle-Calédonie - No. 15

Nouméa. 2002. Mines / agence Recto/Verso. No. 15, May 2002. Edited by Sylvie AUCORDIER & Erik DUFOUR. 44 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$20

63543
MINING
MINES - Bulletin d'Information du Secteur Minier de la Nouvelle-Calédonie - No. 23

Nouméa. 2004. Mines / agence Recto/Verso. No. 23, July 2004. Edited by Sylvie AUCORDIER & Erik DUFOUR. 36 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$20

63538
MINING
NOUVELLE LEGISLATION ET REGLEMENTATION MINIERE (in Mines, Actualités du Secteur Minier et de l' Energie de la Nouvelle-Calédonie - No. 48)

Nouméa. 2009. Mines / Recto/Verso. No. 48, May/June 2009. Edited by Sylvie AUCORDIER. 52 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Special part on the New Rules and Regulations for the mining industry
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$25

50663
MOKADDEM, Hamid
CE SOUFFLE VENU DES ANCETRES... L' Oeuvre politique de Jean-Marie Tjibaou (1936-1989)

Nouméa. 2005. Editions Expressions / Province Nord. 1st Ed. 412 PP. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2951937121
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$50

52316
MOKADDEM, Hamid
KANAKY ET / OU NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE

Marseille. 2005. La courte échelle / Editions transit. 1st Ed. 25, (5) PP. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 19 x 11. 2951934653
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$30

35604
MOKADDEM, Hamid
L'ECHEC SCOLAIRE CALEDONIEN

Paris. 1999. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. in Collection Mondes Océaniens, with a preface by Paul de Deckker. 167 PP with 1 table and 4 graphs. Card cover. Near fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738480632
Attempts to improve the relations between the different ethnic and cultural groups (Kanaks and Europeans).
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$25

47188
MONCELON, Léon
LE BAGNE ET LA COLONISATION PENALE A LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, par un témoin oculaire

Nouméa. 1980. Les Editions du Caillou. 1st edition limited to 3000 copies, in the 8 volumes series Le Bagne Calédonien. 290, (6) PP, plus 12 colour plates illustrated by Vermande. Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt decorated covers, illustration on front board, gilt title on spine. All edges gilt. Fine. 22.5 x 17.2.
No. 1947 / 3000
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$50

11133
MOSER, René
LES ILES LOYAUTE, Nouvelle Calédonie

Paris. c. 1979. Editions Delroise. 1st Ed. 177 PP with colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj (one closed tear). Lower edge of covers soiled, upper edge of dust jacket rubbed. Very good. French text with English translation (P.168-177) of text & legends of photos. 27.8 x 21.5.
A photographic voyage through the Loyalty Islands.
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$40

48529
MOUCHENIK, Yoram
L'ENFANT VULNERABLE. Psychothérapie transculturelle en pays Kanak (Nouvelle-Calédonie)

Paris. 2004. La Pensée Sauvage. 1st Ed., with 2 prefaces by Marie Rose Moro and Alban Bensa. 256 PP with 1 map and 10 drawings. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 14. 2859191917
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$35

44055
MURIE, Yves
L'ENFANT DE LA VIERGE ROUGE

Paris. 2002. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in Collection Roman Historique. 288, (2) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747524884
Historical novel: the meetings of Victor Hugo and Louise Michel, leader of the Commune de Paris and nicknamed the Red Virgin before her exile to New Caledonia.
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$30

12714
N/A
FROM NEW CALEDONIA TO KANAKY - Report on a Visit by Australian NGOs, August 1990

Canberra. 1990. Australian Council for Overseas Aid. 1st Ed., Development Dossier No.26. (4), 67 PP with 9 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 0909831483
Background of political parties, the FLNKS, Australia's interest and involvement, future development, Kanak independence, ..
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$10

32639
NAEPELS, Michel
HISTOIRES DE TERRES KANAKES - Conflits fonciers et rapports sociaux dans la région de Houaïlou (Nouvelle-Calédonie)

Paris. 1998. Editions Belin. 1st Ed. 380 PP with 2 tables and 4 maps. Card cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 270112364X
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$50

13157
NEW CALEDONIAN GOVT
L'ECONOMIE DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE EN 1957

Nouméa. 1958. Secteur des Finances des Affaires Economiques et du Plan. 1st Ed. 176 PP with graphs and tables plus folded plates (maps & graphs). Bound copy, with 1 stamp of the Library General Assembly New Zealand. French text. Very good. 27.5 x 20.8.
The economy of New Caledonia for the year 1957. Mines, agriculture, cattle, fishing, forestry...
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$30

54832
OLLIVAUD, François & VANMAI, Jean
FIN KALOLO: Chansons et Histoires de chez les nous z'autes...

Nouméa. 2007. Editions de L'Océanie. 1st Ed., with a preface by Bernard Berger. 153, (5) PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 15.
Short stories and songs of New Caledonia with Caldoche humour.
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$35

51040
OUENNOUGHI, Mélica
LES DEPORTES MAGHREBINS EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE ET LA CULTURE DU PALMIER DATTIER (1864 à nos jours)

Paris. 2005. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in Histoire et Perspectives Méditerranéennes. Preface by Pierre-Philippe Rey. 374, (6) PP with maps & plans, and b/w illustrations (facsimiles of documents, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.2. 274759601X
Arabs and Berber convicts from North Africa in New Caledonia and the Mediterranean date palm.
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$50

63393
PANTZ, Pierre-Alain
NOUVELLE CALEDONIE A CIEL OUVERT / NEW CALEDONIA THE OPEN SKY

Nouméa. 2002. Editions Solaris. 1st Ed. 134 PP with colour ilustrations (1 map and 132 photos). Laminated pictorial boards. French and English text. Fine. 31 x 24.5. 2950722547
Pictorial souvenir of New Caledonia.
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$30

35905
PANTZ, Pierre-Alain & TRICON, Isabelle
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - L'Ile Passion

Nouméa. 1991. Editions Solaris. 1st Ed., in Collection des Alizés. 144 PP with colour plates. Eps: Turquoise sea of the lagoon. Hard cover, dj. Presentation plate by the Mayor of Nouméa. Fine. French text. Oblong: 22.3 x 28.5.
Pictorial souvenir of New Caledonia.
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$30

33053
PERRON, Henri
CALEDONIE SUR PAROLE - A l'écoute de Parawi Reybas et des autres...

Nouméa. 1998. Grain de Sable. 1st Ed. 304 PP. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 14. 28417002429
New Caledonia explained and presented by some principal characters of Kanak origin. Auguste Parawi Reybas, Mayor of Houailou and Vice President of the New Caledonia Parliament. Maurice Nénou, school teacher and Member at the National Assembly of France...
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$30

11164
PERSON, Yves
LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE ET L'EUROPE 1774-1854 - De la Découverte 1774 à la Fondation de Nouméa 1854

Paris. 1954. Nouvelles Editions Latines. 1st edition in Publications du Centenaire de la Nouvelle Calédonie. Published initially in the 1st term 1953 of Revue d'Histoire des Colonies. 217 PP with folded map at back. Pictorial soft cover. Pages uncut. Near fine. French text. 22.7 x 14.
History of New Caledonia from the discovery by Captain Cook to the founding of Port de France (Nouméa) in 1854.
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$35

11682
PETRON, Marcel C.
DE PORT DE FRANCE A NOUMEA

Nouméa. 1991. Présence du Passé. Limited edit of 300 copies. 94 PP with b/w illust. Pict. card cover. Near fine. French text. 23.6 x 18.7.
Study on the first buildings: military, civil or penitentiary administration or religious, plus a history of Nouméa.
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$35

11943
PICARD, Gilbert
L'AFFAIRE D'OUVEA

Monaco. 1988. Edit. du Rocher. 1st Ed. 152 PP. Pict. soft cover. Fine. French text. 22.5 x 14. 2268007049
In April/May 1988, at the time of the French Presidential elections and the Territorial elections, the opposition between the Right's Prime Minister (Matignon) and the Socialist President (l'Elysée) influenced the handling of the Affaire d'Ouvéa.
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$20

34562
PICARD, Michel
L'ARCHIPEL NEO-CALEDONIEN - 300 millions d'années pour assembler les pièces d'un puzzle géologique

Nouméa. 1999. C.D.P. 1st Ed. 102 PP with maps, plans, sketches and 81 colour photos. Title page: Poule de Hienghène. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 27.8 x 19.7. 2913090230
Geological structure of New Caledonia and its islands.
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$65

11912
PINELLI, J.D. & GOURMEL, G. (Editors)
NOUVELLES-CALEDONIES ....D'AVANT 1914

Paris. 1992. Association Pacifique. 1st Ed. Volume No. 3 in the Collection Pacifique. Foreword by Louis Le Pensec. 176 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 2908668025
The diversity of cultures which make up New Caledonia. The addition to the original Kanak culture of traditions from different horizons: French, Polynesian, Indonesian, Vietnamese ...
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$60

37210
PITOISET, Anne
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Horizons Pacifiques

Paris. 1999. Editions Autrement. 1st Ed. No. 114 in Collection Monde - HS series. 283, (5) PP with 1 map, 4 comic strips and 32 b/w photos, plus 1 music Compact Disk . Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24.8 x 17. 2862609072
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$35

52149
PONGA, Réséda
MEYEMO

Nouméa. 2004. Editions Grain de Sable / Ngan Jila, Centre Culturel Tjibaou. 1st Ed. No pagination, 28 PP with colour illustrations by Laurence Lagabrielle. French and A'jië text. 21 minutes CD in rear pocket. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 24.7 x 22.5. 9782909407340
Kanak tale in French and A'jië (one of the 28 languages of New Caledonia).
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$35

64115
POTEU DE LA MORANDIERE, F.
PARLONS DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Solidarité avec nos Camarades de Nouvelle-Calédonie (in La Voix du Combattant , No. 1502)

Paris. 1985. La Voix du Combattant / La Voix du Djebel - Flamme. Issue No. 1502, February 1985. 24 PP. Article on page 5. Pictorial front cover. French text. Fine. 29.3 x 21.2.
Returned Servicemen and New Caledonia, after the political turmoil at the end of 1984.
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$10

63581
PROVINCE SUD
UNE PROVINCE EN ACTION - 2009-2014

Nouméa. 2013. Province Sud, Nouvelle-Calédonie. 1st Ed. Foreword by Cynthia Ligeard. 44 PP with colour illustrations (graphs, photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. Oblong: 21 x 29.7.
The 5 year plan for the Southern Province of New Caledonia.
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$20

48513
PUAUX, Pierre (editor)
HISTOIRE DE LA NOUVELLE-SYCOMANIE PENDANT LA DERNIERE GUERRE MONDIALE

Paris. 2004. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 240 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747576000
Satirical history of New Caledonia during World War II. The author: Frank Puaux (father of the editor) was a diplomat in Australia in 1937, joined the Free French after the defeat of France, and was sent to New Caledonia until 1943.
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$30

11763
RALUY, Antonio
LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE

Paris. 1990. Karthala. 1st Ed. 288 PP with 3 maps in text plus 16 pages with 36 b/w photos. Pict. card cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2865372596
History of New Caledonia since the first contacts with explorers.
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$20

63909
RAPADZI, Albert, TROUILLOT, Raymond & TRUBERT, Dr. E.
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE 1853-1953 - LES FETES DU CENTENAIRE

Paris. 1954. Comité du Centenaire. 1st edition by Fréderic Dilhon. 92 PP with head and tail pieces by Michel Lablais, and b/w photos. Soft pictorial cover a little rubbed around edges. French text. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 27 x 21.
This album was published to commemorate the official ceremonies and events of September 1953 celebrating 100 years of French presence in New Caledonia.
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$100

32623
RAU, Eric
INSTITUTIONS ET COUTUMES CANAQUES

Paris. 1944. Larose. 1st edition with a foreword by René Maunier. 199 PP, plus 6 plates with 24 b/w illustrations (6 photos and 18 from paintings by M.P. Mascart). Pictorial soft cover. Small closed tear affecting lower part of front cover and 8 first leaves. Pages still uncut with light browning around edges. Very good clean copy. Scarce first edition. French text. 24 x 15.5.
History of New Caledonia. Kanaks (inhabitants). Society and Tribe (governing, justice, war...). Life with the Tribe...
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$100

48500
ROCHEFORT, Henri
RETOUR DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - DE NOUMEA EN EUROPE

Paris. c. 1877. Ancienne Librairie Martinon. 1st Ed. (IV), 363, V-XXIV PP with 200 b/w illustrations depicting 700 subjects, plus 3 b/w plates (De Nouméa en Europe, View of New York, taken from Hoboken, and Le Rocher de Ball). Vignette on title page. Quarter bound, papered boards, raised bands and gilt title on spine. The top corner of front board with a crack has been reinforced. Occasional light foxing, o/wise an excellent copy. Scarce. French text. 27.6 x 19.
Leader of the Communards (communists) deported as a political prisoner to New Caledonia. Escape from the convict settement of Ducos, on board the P.C.E.. Arrival in Newcastle 27th March 1874... Return to Europe via the United States.
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$250

52917
SALAUN, Marie
L'ECOLE INDIGENE. Nouvelle-Calédonie 1885-1945

Rennes. 2005. Presses Universitaires de Rennes. 1st Ed. 280 PP with 1 map on double page, 4 graphs, tables and 2 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 15.5 2753501394
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$30

11747
SATINEAU, Maurice
LE MIROIR DE NOUMEA - La Classe Politique Française Face à la Crise Calédonienne

Paris. 1987. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 80 PP. Soft cover. French text, but first 3 pages are in English (The Noumea Mirror: French political class facing the Caledonian crisis). Near fine. 21.4 x 13.5. 2858029474
A study of the joint implications at the time of the crisis in New Caledonia when France (1984/85) was in economic crisis and unpredictable political leadership.
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$15

42572
SENES, Jacqueline
LA VIE QUOTIDIENNE EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE DE 1850 A NOS JOURS

Paris. 1997. Hachette. Reprint of the 1985 original. 364 PP with 2 maps. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 20 x 13. 2010212584
A history of New Caledonia: settlement, mining, problems..
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$25

13173
SENES, Jacqueline
TERRE VIOLENTE

Paris. 1993. Hachette. Reprint of the 1987 edition. 364 PP. Pictorial card cover. Very good. French text. 24 x 15. 2010209893
Novel - Saga of three generations of settlers in New Caledonia.
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$30

11771
SEURIN, J.L. & COUTAU-BEGARIE, H.
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE: Les Antipodes de la Démocratie

Paris. 1986. Lieu Commun. 1st Ed. 222 PP with 2 graphs, tables & 6 maps. Pict. soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2867050618
Following a brief history of the settlement, a thorough study of events leading to the civil unrest of the mid-1980's.
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$30

63994
SHINEBERG, Dorothy
LA MAIN D'OEUVRE NEO-HEBRIDAISE EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE 1865 - 1929

Nouméa. 1993. Author Roneotyped paper. 13 PP (recto only). Contained in platic folder, clear front. French text. Very good. 31 x 23.5
Paper read in Nouméa on 13 July 1993.
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$25

63607
SOCIETE LE NICKEL
FREQUENCE NICKEL (Le Magazine de la SLN) - No. 28

Nouméa. 2007. Société Le Nickel - SLN. No. 28, December 2007. Editorial by Pierre Alla. 40 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 30 x 21.
Special issue: 30 years of experience and know how, on Mining and Environment.
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$15

63608
SOCIETE LE NICKEL
FREQUENCE NICKEL (Le Magazine de la SLN) - No. 29

Nouméa. 2008. Société Le Nickel - SLN. No. 29, April 2008. Editorial by Pierre Alla. 40 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 30 x 21.
Special issue: Workplace safety, Mining, smelting plant ...
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$15

63609
SOCIETE LE NICKEL
FREQUENCE NICKEL (Le Magazine de la SLN) - No. 30

Nouméa. 2008. Société Le Nickel - SLN. No. 30, June 2008. Editorial by Pierre Alla. 44 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 30 x 21.
Special issue: Smelting plant at Doniambo, New Caledonia / Refining plant at Sandouville, France.
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$15

64164
SOCIETE LE NICKEL
FREQUENCE NICKEL (Le Magazine de la SLN) - No. 43

Nouméa. 2013. Société Le Nickel - SLN. No. 43, September 2013. Editorial by Pierre Gugliermina. 36 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
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$10

33087
SOURY-LAVERGNE, Antoine
LES MORCEAUX CALEDONIENS - Recueil de Poésies d'un Colon Français établi en Nouvelle-Calédonie

Nouméa. 1998. Grain de Sable. 1st Ed. 118 PP with 15 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 14. 2841700526
Poems and short stories of a French Settler.
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$30

44054
TABANI, Marc Kurt
LES POUVOIRS DE LA COUTUME A VANUATU - Traditionalisme et edification nationale

Paris. 2002. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in Collection Connaissance des Hommes. (2), 304, (2) PP with 1 map. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747527956
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54814
TARDIEU, Danielle
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - 50 RECETTES AU COCO

Nouméa. 2006. Les Editions du Cagou. 1st Ed. 73 PP with 18 colour illustrations by J. J. Mahuteau and 18 colour photos by Denis Vigier. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 15. 9782913256929
50 recipes using Coconuts.
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$20

13178
TJIBAOU, Jean-Marie & MISSOTTE, Ph.
KANAKE - The Melanesian Way

Papeete. 1978. Editions du Pacifique. 1st English edition. 120 PP, with 200 colour photos. Eps: Dances & Pilou Pilou. Pictorial card cover. Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise a near fine copy. 29.7 x 21. 2857001118
During the 1975 festival Melanesia 2000, the Kanaks / Melanesians had their first opportunity to compile an inventory of their heritage.
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$25

11735
TRISTAN, Anne
L'AUTRE MONDE, Un Passage en Kanaky

Paris. 1990. Gallimard. 1st Ed. 294 PP with 3 maps. Pict. soft cover. Very good. French text. 20.5 x 14. 207071780
A year within the FLNKS ranks by a French journalist, at the time of the Matignon Agreement up to the death of the independence movement's leader, J.M. Tjibaou and Yéwéné Yéwéné.
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$15

42532
VALLES, Sophie & ESTOURNES, Jean-Marc
LES ARBRES

Nouméa. 2001. Planète Mémo. 1st Ed., in Découvertes Calédoniènnes series. 62 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (photographs by Claude Beaudemoulin). Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. French text. 28.8 x 21.8. 2914070160
Trees of New Caledonia.
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$35

11085
VANMAI, Jean
FILS DE CHAN DANG

Nouméa. 1983. Editions de l' Océanie. 1st Ed. 298 PP, plus 24 pages with 42 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. French text. 20.6 x 15.
What the descendants of Vietnamese indentured labour achieved in New Caledonia and elsewhere, including North Vietnam after their repatriation of 1963.
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$35

40661
VIEILLARD, E. & DEPLANCHE, E.
ESSAI SUR LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE

Paris. 2001. L'Harmattan. Facsimile reprint of the 1863 original published by Librairie Challamel Ainé. Collection Fac-Similés Océaniens, annotated by Fréderic Angleviel. XVIII, 150, (1), XIII PP with 7 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747500381
The authors were surgeons with the French Navy and based in New Caledonia between 1855 to 1860 and 1861 to 1867.
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$30

60855
VILLE DE NOUMEA
GUIDE DE L'ECOLIER - Le p'tit nouméen (9 annual guides)

Nouméa. 2005 to 2013. Ville de Nouméa. Published in February of each year. Edited by Jean LEQUES, Gaël YANNO & Jean-Claude BRIAULT. 2005: 20 PP. 2006: 32 PP. 2007: 36 PP. 2008: 44 PP. 2009: 56 PP. 2010: 60 PP. 2011: 68 PP. 2012: 72 PP. 2013: 76 PP. 9 yearly booklets for a total of 458 pages with colour illusrtrations (cartoons & photos). Pictorial soft covers. French text. Fine. 21 x 15.
Annual information for children/pupils going back to school in Noumea.
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$40

63600
VILLE DE NOUMEA
UN ETE DANS MA VILLE - Guide 2012-2013

Nouméa. 2012. Ville de Nouméa. 2012 edition. Edited by Jean LEQUES & Jean-Claude BRIAULT. 36 PP with colour photos. Pictorial soft covers. French text. Fine. 21 x 15.
Summer entertainment for 2012/20131. Beaches & Swimming Pools - Sport ... Culture.
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$10

53257
WITTERSHEIM, Eric
DES SOCIETES DANS L'ETAT - Anthropologie et Situations Postcoloniales en Mélanésie

Paris. 2006. Aux Lieux d'être. 1st Ed., in Collection Sciences Contemporaines. 196, (4) PP with 3 maps and 3 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 14. 2916063064
Anthropology and post colonial leaders in Melanesia: Jean Marie Tjibaou in New Caledonia and Gérard Leymang in New Hebrides(Vanuatu).
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$40

52172
YANNO, Gaël & KIRCHER-LE GARREC, Martine
NOUMEA, CARNETS DE VOYAGE: 150 ans de peinture

Nouméa. 2004. Ville de Nouméa. 1st Ed. 16 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (ephemera, post cards, paintings...). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.8.
Nouméa through the eyes and the palettes of Painters: Gaston Roullet, Paul & Roland Mascart, Lucien & Patrice Nielly...
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$15