38593
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric (editor)
RELIGION ET SACRE EN OCEANIE

Paris. 2000. C.O.R.A.I.L. / L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 304, (2) PP. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French and English text. 21.5 x 13.5.
14 papers (2 in English and 12 in French) of the 12th CORAIL seminar held in 1999, with French and English summaries. Melanesian and the Sacred, by Garry Trompf... L'Islam in Australie ou les limites du multiculturalisme, by Michel Perez... Le Père O'Reilly: Océaniste et Mariste, by Sonia Faessel.
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$40

48587
BAUER, François
LES RITES PROTESTANTS EN POLYNESIE FRANCAISE Quand faire, c'est dire !

Paris. 2003. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. Preface by Pierre Centlivres. 288, (1) PP with 2 figures and 4 tables. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 16. 2747552942
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$30

52296
DORDILLON, DUBREUL, MONTROUZIER, ROUGEYRON et al.
ANNALES DE LA PROPAGATION DE LA FOI. Tome 19 & Tome 20

Lyon, France. 1847 & 1848. Editeur des Annales. Bound copy of the 2 volumes. Vol. 19 (1847) : 528 PP. Vol. 20 (1848): 456, (14) PP. Quarter bound, gilt title on spine. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Boards a little rubbed and worn around edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce. French text. 20.5 x 14.
188 of the 1000 pages with letters from Missionaries based in Oceania (Hawaii, Fiji, Marquesas, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Wallis...) to their See or other Missionaries in France. Voyage of the Missionary ship Arche d'Alliance (Vol 19, Pages 31 to 59)...
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$100

11942
DUBOIS, Marie-Joseph
AVENTURIER DE DIEU

Paris. 1985. Editions Anthropos. 1st Ed. 222, (4) PP with 5 drawings, 8 b/w photos, & 4 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 22.2 x 14.2. 2715711255
The life of a Catholic missionary in New Caledonia (mainly Maré Island) between 1938 & 1967.
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$20

63465
EASTMAN, G. H.
VOYAGERS ALL ! - The Story of the Ships of the London Missionary Society

Sydney. 1947. The London Missionary Society. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 12 b/w illustrations. Fp: The "Duff". Hard cover, illustrated front. Presentation plate on front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 19 x 12.5.
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57571
GUNSON, Niel
MESSENGERS OF GRACE - Evangelical Missionaries in the South Seas 1797-1860

Melbourne. 1978. O.U.P. 1st Ed. X, 437 PP with 7 maps, plus 8 pages with 24 b/w illustrations (including 20 portraits). Fp: Rev. Thomas Haweis. Eps: Map of Central Pacific Archipelagoes. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket slightly rubbed. Name of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. Scarce. 22.2 x 14. 0195505174
A study of the first three generations of Protestant missionaries in the South Seas. Their impact on the political, social and religious life of the Pacific islanders.
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$125

44053
HAMELIN, Christine & WITTERSHEIM, Eric (editors)
LA TRADITION ET L'ETAT - Eglises, pouvoirs et politiques culturelles dans le Pacifique

Paris. 2002. L' Harmattan. 1st Ed., Cahiers du Pacifique Sud Contemporain No. 2. 251 PP with 6 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747519260
Women, identity, christianism and citizenship in Vanuatu, by Bronwen Douglas. Chiefs, Big Men and Bureaucrats, by Ton Otto ...
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$35

47829
KOHLER, Jean Marie
LE CHRISTIANISME EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE ET AUX ILES LOYAUTE - Présentation Sociologique

Nouméa. 1980. Conférence des Eglises du Pacifique / Centre de Recherche des Eglises du Pacifique / ORSTOM. 1st Ed. (4), 29 PP with 12 figures (including 7 b/w photos) and 4 tables. Soft cover. Near fine. French text. 29.5 x 20.5.
Christianity in New Caledonia and the Loyalty Islands.
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$25

35071
LANGMORE, Diane
MISSIONARY LIVES - PAPUA, 1874-1914

Honolulu. 1989. University of Hawaii Press. 1st Ed., in the Pacific Islands Monograph Series, No. 6. XXIV, (2), 408, (4) PP with 9 tables and 25 figures (drawings, b/w photos). Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean, with location of Papua. Hard cover. Fine. 24 x 16. 0824811631
Impact of Christianity on Papua.
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11580
LENWOOD, Frank
PASTELS FROM THE PACIFIC

London. 1917. OUP. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 1 map & 17 b/w line drawings, plus 12 colour plates, 7 plates with 10 b/w photos and 1 large folded map of the South-West Pacific at back. Fp: Watercolour of the John Williams at Suva. Cloth cover, decoration and title on front cover and spine. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 21.5 x 17.
Missionary tour of the South-West Pacific on the John Williams IV in 1915. Includes chapters on Lifou, Rarotonga, Samoa, Fiji, Gilbert & Ellice, Papua.... Line drawings, pastels by the author.
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48786
MANGERET, R. P.
LA CROIX DANS LES ILES DU PACIFIQUE. Vie de Mgr Bataillon de la Société de Marie, Evêque d' Enos, Premier Vicaire Apostolique de l' Océanie Centrale (1810-1877)

Lyon. 1932. Annales de Marie. 3rd revised edition of the 1884 original. 329, (6) PP with 25 tail pieces, 3 maps, 112 b/w photos, plus 1 folded map at rear of book. Pictorial soft cover slightly soiled. Edges of covers slightly chipped, and foot of spine reinforced. Light foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. French text. 25.4 x 16.5.
Bishop Bataillon, and the beginnings of the Marist missionaries in the South West Pacific.
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$30

33203
MATHEWS, Basil
JOHN WILLIAMS THE SHIPBUILDER

London. 1925. The Livingstone Press. Juvenile edition, 4th Impression (31,000), in the Pathfinder series. VI, (2), 298 PP with 1 diagram , 2 drawings and 3 maps, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: He would slip into the Workshop to watch the Smith. Eps: 4 of the ships named after John Williams. Cloth cover. Small tear at top of spine. Some foxing. Very good. 18.5 x 12.5.
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$10

49291
MONFAT, Le P. A.
DIX ANNEES EN MELANESIE. Etude Historique et Religieuse

Lyon. 1925. Librairie Catholique Emmanuel Vitte. 3rd edition. 302 PP with 2 b/w plates, plus 1 folded map (Solomon Islands). Fp: Portrait of Mgr. Jean-Baptiste Epalle. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper around outside edges. French text. Near fine. 25.5 x 16.5.
Solomon Islands. New Caledonia.
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$40

44903
O'REILLY, P. & LARACY, H. M.
BIBLIOGRAPHIE DES OUVRAGES PUBLIES PAR LES MISSIONS MARISTES DES ILES SALOMON, et en particulier par les presses missionnaires de Visale, Honiara, Banony Bay et Tsiroge

Paris. 1972. Musée de l' Homme. 1st edition limited to 300 copies. Publication No. 29 of Société des Océanistes. 68 PP with facsimile of the title page of Na Mamare Na Lotu Katolika of 1905, plus 3 plates with 8 b/w photos. Soft cover. Some pages still uncut. Near fine. 25 x 16.5.
Bibliography of books published by the Marists Missionaries in the Solomon Islands.
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13436
PISIER, Georges (editor)
LE TEMOIGNAGE DE TA'UNGA, ou la Nouvelle-Caledonie vue par un Teacher Polynesien avant l'Implantation Européenne

Nouméa. 1980. S.E.H. 1st Ed. Publication No. 25, Société d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 153, (3) PP with 6 maps and 18 b/w illustrations (engravings & photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. 21 x 15.
Extracts from the Works of Ta'unga edited by S.G & Marjorie Crocombe in 1968. A Polynesian teacher from the London Mission Society in the south of New Caledonia in the early 1840's, and his notes.
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48535
RAUCAZ, Mgr L.-M.
VINGT-CINQ ANNEES D' APOSTOLAT AUX ILES SALOMON MERIDIONALES (1898-1923)

Lyon & Paris. 1925. Librairie Catholique Emmanuel Vitte. 1st Ed. 259, (3) PP with 6 maps and 82 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Slight foxing. Near fine. French text. 25.3 x 16.5.
Spread of the gospel and the Catholic religion on the southern Solomon Islands of Rua Sura, Guadalcanal, San Cristobal and Malaita
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$45

32964
ROZIER, Claude
L'EGLISE SUR LE CAILLOU AVANT LES COMMUNARDS

Nouméa. 1997. Editions Ile de Lumière. 1st Ed. 424 PP with 2 maps and 2 portraits, plus 16 pages index inserted at end of book. Pictorial card cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21 x 14.2. 2912429005
First steps of the Christian faith in New Caledonia, before the arrival of the Communards (political convicts with communist tendancy transported after the 1871 upheaval in Paris).
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11841
SABATIER, Ernest
SOUS L'EQUATEUR DU PACIFIQUE, Les Iles Gilbert et la Mission Catholique 1888-1938

Paris. 1939. Editions Dillen. 1st Ed. 292 PP with 7 maps, plus 22 pages with 115 b/w photos & 1 folded map of Gilbert, Ellice, Nauru & other islands at rear of book. Soft cover. Covers lightly soiled. Slight ageing of paper. Some pages roughly opened. Still a very good copy. French text. 25.2 x 17.
Description including geography, flora & fauna, myths & beliefs, navigation, outriggers, fishing, history. The arrival of the Catholic church and its spread throughout the archipelago.
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$45

33271
SCHUTZ, Albert J. (editor)
THE DIARIES AND CORRESPONDENCE OF DAVID CARGILL, 1832-1843

Canberra. 1977. ANU Press. 1st Ed., No. 19 in the Pacific History series. XVI, 255 PP with 3 maps. Fp: The Reverend David Cargill. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0708107192
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11970
TROMPF, G.W.
MELANESIAN RELIGION

Cambridge. 1991. Cambridge University Press. 1st Ed. XII, 284 PP with 3 maps & 4 tables in text plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt-engraved spine, dj. Fine. 25.7 x 18. 0521383064
From traditional beliefs & practices to the development of strong indigenous Christian churches & theology. Issues on religious & social change in the Pacific.
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$35