64109
AGASSIZ, Alexander
THE CORAL REEFS OF THE TROPICAL PACIFIC - Plates II, 106 to 199: Niue to Ladrones

Cambridge. 1903. Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College. February 1903 edition. No. IV of Volume XXVIII "Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College", Plates No. II. (6), no pagination, 376 PP with 94 b/w plates, each with protecting page and caption. Rebacked copy, soft cover with photocopy of title page pasted down on front cover. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 29 x 20.5.
Reports on the Scientific Results of the Expedition to the Tropical Pacific, in charge of Alexander Agassiz by the U. S. Fish Commission Steamer "Albatross" from August 1899 to March 1900, Commander Jefferson F. Moser, U.S.N., commanding.
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$100

64110
AGASSIZ, Alexander
THE CORAL REEFS OF THE TROPICAL PACIFIC - Plates III, 200 to 236: Charts and 2 colored plates

Cambridge. 1903. Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College. February 1903 edition. No. IV of Volume XXVIII "Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College", Plates No. II. (6), no pagination, 144 PP with 34 b/w plates of charts (22 of them folded), and 2 colour plates (Bora Bora & Pinaki), each with protecting page and caption. Rebacked copy, soft cover with photocopy of title page pasted down on front cover. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 29 x 20.5.
Reports on the Scientific Results of the Expedition to the Tropical Pacific, in charge of Alexander Agassiz by the U. S. Fish Commission Steamer "Albatross" from August 1899 to March 1900, Commander Jefferson F. Moser, U.S.N., commanding.
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$100

64108
AGASSIZ, Alexander
THE CORAL REEFS OF THE TROPICAL PACIFIC - Text

Cambridge. 1903. Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College. February 1903 edition. No. IV: Text of Volume XXVIII "Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College". XXXIII, (1), 410 PP with b/w illustrations (1 drawing, 2 coastal views, 3 sketch maps and 28 photos), plus 8 folded plates on soundings. Rebacked copy, soft cover with photocopy of title page pasted down on front cover. Most of the pages are uncut. Slight ageing of paper. 29 x 20.5.
Reports on the Scientific Results of the Expedition to the Tropical Pacific, in charge of Alexander Agassiz by the U. S. Fish Commission Steamer "Albatross" from August 1899 to March 1900, Commander Jefferson F. Moser, U.S.N., commanding.
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$125

13676
ALDRICH, Robert & CONNELL, John
FRANCE'S OVERSEAS FRONTIER, Départements et Territoires d'Outre-Mer

Cambridge. 1992. C.U.P. 1st Ed. X, 358 PP with 12 maps & 4 tables in text. Hard cover, gilt-engraved spine, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 0521390613
A survey of ten French outposts (Confetti of Empire), with one common link: France.
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$40

48392
ALLEN, Gerald, STEENE, Roger, HUMANN, Paul & DELOACH, Ned
REEF FISH IDENTIFICATION - TROPICAL PACIFIC

Jacksonville, Fl, USA. 2003. New World Publications. 1st Ed. 457, (23 indexes) PP with over 2500 colour photos. FEP: Map of the Indo-Pacific region. REP: Quick Reference Index. Laminated pictorial stiff cover. As new. 23.3 x 15.7. 1878348361
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$55

45317
ANGLEVIEL, F., CHARLEUX, M. COPPELL, W. G. & DOUMENGE, J.-P.
LE PACIFIQUE SUD, bibliographie des thèses et mémoires / THE SOUTH PACIFIC, a bibliography of the theses and dissertations

Bordeaux. 1991. Centre de Recherche sur les Espaces Tropicaux. 1st Ed., No. 13 in Collection Iles et Archipels. (12), 276 PP, plus a 2 pages glossary (French / English) loosely inserted. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 16. 290508117
2976 works. No. 1 by Daniel Aaron: The role of Church in liberation and development, with special reference to the New Hebrides .... No. 2976 by Steven Howard Zucherman: Incorporating the world system: culture and historical transformation among the Kamano of Papua New Guinea.
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$35

13468
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric (editor)
PAROLE, COMMUNICATION ET SYMBOLE EN OCEANIE

Paris. 1995. L'Harmattan & C.O.R.A.I.L. 1st Ed. 381 PP with 2 maps, 8 tables and 26 figures. Pictorial soft cover. French text (with English abstract for the 17 papers). Near fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738439063
17 papers presented at the 7th seminar of C.O.R.A.I.L. on: Sayings, Speech and Symbolism in Oceania.
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$35

48504
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric (editor)
VIOLENCES OCEANIENNES

Paris. 2004. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in the IMOA (Institut des Mondes Océaniens et Australiens) series. 234 PP with 2 tables. Pictorial soft cover. French text (with English and French abstracts). Fine. 21.6 x 13.6. 274757072X
10 texts presented during the 2001-2002 seminar Identity, Orality in the Insular Pacific: Violence and Custom in Melanesia, by Darrell Tryon. Colonial violences in Hawai'i, by David Chappell ...
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$30

42003
BAYLISS-SMITH, Tim, BEDFORD, Richard, BROOKFIELD, Harold, & LATHAM, Marc
ISLANDS, ISLANDERS AND THE WORLD - The colonial and post-colonial experience of eastern Fiji

Cambridge. 1988. C.U.P. 1st Ed., in Cambridge Human Geography series. XVII, 323 PP with 8 b/w photos, 32 tables and 37 figures. Eps: Map of Fiji. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 052126877X
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$30

15831
BEDDIE, M.K. (editor)
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK

Sydney. 1970. Library of NSW. 2nd edition of the 1928 original. Preface by A. J. Dunston and G. D. Richardson. XVI, 894 PP. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 25 x 15.5. 724099999
The most comprehensive bibliography and guide to sources of information on Captain Cook. 4808 + 16 (addenda) entries.
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$20

33372
BELCHER, W. J. & SIBSON, R. B.
BIRDS OF FIJI IN COLOUR

Auckland. 1982. Collins. Reprint of the 1972 original. No pagination, 56 PP with 24 colour plates. Eps: Map of the Fiji Islands. Hard cover, illustrated front, dj. Fine. 26 x 19.7. 02130300
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$15

33495
BENDURE, Glenda & FRIARY, Ned
MICRONESIA - A travel survival kit

Melbourne. 1992. Lonely Planet. 2nd edition of the 1988 original. 260, (4 adv.) PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans and drawings), plus 12 pages with 35 colour photos. Title page: Mural, Guam. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 18.4 x 12.7. 086442115X
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$25

12375
BETTS, Raymond
TRICOULEUR - The French Overseas Empire

London. 1978. Gordon & Cremonesi. 1st Ed. 174 PP, plus 8 pages with 11 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 26.7 x 17.5. 0860330605
French colonial expansion revealing the best and worst of French civilization.
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$15

48451
BIRD, Wal
ME NO GO MALLY BULLA. Recruiting and Blackbirding in the Queensland Labour Trade 1863-1906

Canberra. 2005. Ginninderra Press. 1st Ed. 111 PP, plus 28 pages with 1 map, 1 newspaper clipping and 47 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.8 x 14.5. 1740272897
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$20

13236
BISKUP, Peter
THE NEW GUINEA MEMOIRS OF JEAN-BAPTISTE OCTAVE MOUTON

Canberra. 1974. ANU Press. 1st Ed., No. 7 in the Pacific History series. XIV, 161, (3) PP. Eps: Maps of the Bismarck Archipelago & adjoining coast of New Guinea. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket chipped and rubbed, spine lightly sunned. Very good. 22 x 14.2. 0708101038
From a migrant to Nouvelle France of the Marquis de Rays, to a wealthy trader & copra producer.
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$20

32323
BLABER, S. J. M. & COPLAND, J. W. (editors)
TUNA BAITFISH IN THE INDO-PACIFIC REGION - Proceedings of a workshop, Honiara, Solomon Islands, 11-13 December, 1989

Canberra. 1990. ACIAR. 1st Ed., ACIAR Proceedings No. 30. 211 PP with graphs, maps and tables. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24 x 17. 1863200118
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$20

38608
BLANCHET, Gilles (editor)
LES PETITES ACTIVITES DE PECHE DANS LE PACIFIQUE SUD

Paris. 1999. Editions de l'IRD. 1st Ed. 210, (4) PP with maps, tables, figures and 2 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 17. 2709914387
Human aspects of South Pacific inshore fisheries. Fisheries and fishermen in the Tonga Islands, by Marie-Claude Bataille... Kanak fishermen and development of fisheries in New Caledonia, by Isabelle Leblic...
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$35

38287
BONNEMAINS, Jacqueline (editor)
MON VOYAGE AUX TERRES AUSTRALES - Journal personnel du Commandant Baudin

Paris. 2000. Imprimerie Nationale. 1st Ed. 467, (3) PP with b/w illustrations (2 sketch-plans, 2 maps, 4 charts and 10 facsimile of original manuscript), plus 96 colour plates with 195 illustrations (6 of people, 5 of insects, 5 of animals, 98 on ocean fauna...) many relating to Australia: 3 views, 10 portraits of aborigines and 50 coastal views. Pictorial card cover. French text. Faint foxing on outside edges. Fine. 24 x 16.5. 2743303840
Journal of Nicolas Baudin kept during his voyage of discovery to Australia. Journal starting 7/8 March 1800, prior to the departure from Le Havre. Passports issued by the British Admiralty, Spain, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Prussia, Portugal and USA. Call at Ile de France (Mauritius). West coast of New Holland (Australia), 27 May 1801. Leewin, 20 June 1801. Endracht, 22 July 1801. Kupang (West Timor) 22 August 1801. Sailing for D'Entrecasteaux Channel and Maria Island (Tasmania) on 13 November 1801. Journal ends on 30 December 1801 while closing on the South West corner of Western Australia.
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$140

52343
BOUNOURE, Micheline & Vincent
LEGENDAIRE MELANESIEN, précédé de: Mélanesie, Invention Plastique et Imagination Légendaire

Paris. 2006. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in collection Ouverture Philosophique. Foreword by Michel Lequenne. 268, (2) PP with 1 map on double page. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5 2296015352
87 legends from: Irian Jaya, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Archipelago and Vanuatu.
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$30

63934
CALLOW, D. M.
TOBY IN THE SOUTH SEAS, A Story of Adventure

London. 1961. Purnell. 1st Ed. VIII, 176 PP. Fp: Kiwa pointed to the water. Copy without half title page and the free fly of both endpapers. Stamp of "St Peter's School, East Bentleigh" on title page. Ageing of paper. Very good. 20.2 x 13.5.
Novel set in the South Seas, on the Island of Wanga.
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$5

37283
CASTEX, Louis
LES SECRETS DE L'ILE DE PAQUES

Paris. 1966. Hachette. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 21 x 15.
Secrets of Easter Island.
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$25

54250
CHATTI, Mounira, CLINCHAMPS, Nicolas & VIGIER, Stéphanie (editors)
POUVOIR(S) ET POLITIQUE(S) EN OCEANIE - Actes du XIXe colloque CORAIL

Paris. 2007. L'Harmattan / Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 1st Ed., No. 4 in Collection Portes Oceanes. Preface by François Luchaire. 370, (2) PP. Soft cover. French text (Résumé and Abstract in French and English). Fine. 24 x 15.6.
Symposim held in November 2006. 20 papers: 1 in English and 19 in French. Indigenous Members of Parliament in Australia and New Zealand, by Nicolas Clinchamps... Fiji Mode of Government, by Marion Bastogi and Hélène Goiran... On Maurice Lenormand, by Frédéric Angleviel ...
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$50

37741
CHAUVEL CARLSSON, Susanne
PITCAIRN: Island at the edge of time

Rockhampton, Qld. 2000. Central Queensland University Press. 1st Ed. 238, (2) PP with head pieces and 5 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 13 colour and 36 b/w illustrations. Fp: Map of Pitcairn Island. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24.6 x 17.5. 1875998926
The author is the daughter of the famous Australian film-makers Charles and Elsa Chauvel who made part of the 1933 movie In the Wake of the Bounty.
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$20

46834
CHAVANNES, Herminie
UN JEUNE SUISSE EN AUSTRALIE

Toulouse. 1874. Société des Livres Religieux. 3rd edition of the 1851 original. 215 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w illustrations. Decorated cloth cover, gilt title and engraving on front cover and spine. Spine sunned. Printed note To the Reader, pasted down on verso of free fly of front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 18 x 11.8.
Journal of Daniel Viret, a young Swiss from Canton de Vaud, Switzerland, travelling to Australia in the 1850s. Historical fiction. (Re: Ferguson No. 8115 for 1852 original).
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$80

12607
CHESNEAUX, Jean
TRANSPACIFIQUES, Observations et Considérations Diverses sur les Terres et Archipels du Grand Océan

Paris. 1987. Editions La Découverte. 1st Ed. 230 PP with maps in text. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 13.5. 2707116688
Overview of recent political events & cultural change in the South Pacific including the Rainbow Warrior affair, the anti-nuclear movement, independence movements in New Caledonia, unemployment in Tahiti...
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$15

33480
COLLINSON, Clifford W.
LIFE AND LAUGHTER 'MIDST THE CANNIBALS

London. c. 1926. Hurst & Blackett. 2nd edition. X, 288 PP with 1 text illustration and 2 maps, plus 32 pages with 22 b/w photos. Fp: Author with a cannibal chief. Rebacked copy, retaining most of the original spine. A little light foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 23.8 x 16.4.
Travels and sojourn in the Solomon Islands, then a call in Nauru on the return trip to London.
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$20

42177
COPPELL, W. G. & STRATIGOS, S.
A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF PACIFIC ISLAND THESES AND DISSERTATIONS

Canberra & Honolulu. 1983. Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University & Institute for Polynesian Studies, Brigham Young University. 1st Ed. XII, 520 PP. Soft cover. Near fine. 22 x 14.8. 0939154331
Author Index: pages 1 to 237. Subject Index: pages 239 to 519.
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$20

51818
CRAIG, Robert D. & CLEMENT, Russell T. (compilers)
WHO'S WHO IN OCEANIA 1980-1981

Laie, Hawaii. 1980. Institute for Polynesian Studies / Brigham Young University. 1st Ed. (8), 220 PP, Card with a map of Oceania - 1980 on recto, and summary guide to the Pacific - 1980 on verso, loosely inserted. Illustrated soft cover. Near fine. 23 x 15.2.
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$50

13259
CROCOMBE, Ron
THE PACIFIC ISLANDS AND THE USA

Suva. 1995. Institute of Pacific Studies. 1st Ed. XXX, 418 PP with 3 maps, 17 tables, and 26 bw illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 9820201160
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$30

37567
DE BLOSSEVILLE, Marquis
HISTOIRE DE LA COLONISATION PENALE ET DES ETABLISSEMENTS DE L'ANGLETERRE EN AUSTRALIE

Evreux. 1859. Imprimerie de Auguste Herissey. 1st Ed. (4), VIII, XXXII, VIII, (2), 569 PP. Marbled boards, cloth spine, gilt title on vignette on spine. Marbled endpapers. Ex library copy with discreet stamp of Bibliotheque Populaire du XIXe Arrondissement. Ageing of paper, some foxing. Still a very good copy. Scarce. French text. 21.5 x 13.7.
Early convict transportation to the Americas, choice of New Holland after the American War of Independence. Successive governors in Australia from Phillip to Brisbane and Darling. (Ferguson: 7152a). Based on the 1831 edition of Histoire des Colonies penales de l'Angleterre dans l'Australie (Ferguson: 1424).
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$200

15800
de BROSSES, Charles
HISTOIRE DES NAVIGATIONS AUX TERRES AUSTRALES (In Two Volumes)

Amsterdam. 1967. N. Israel. Bibliotheca Australiana No. 1. Facsimile reprint of 1756 original. Volume 1: (4), XIV, 464 PP, 4 errata & 4 folded charts. Volume 2: (4), 514 PP, 2 errata & 3 folded maps. Simile vellum with gilt title on blue vignette (front cover & spine). Fine. French text. 26 x 21.
History of the navigations towards the Southern Lands. Early history & discoveries in the South Seas. Sold as a set.
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$175

45555
DE DECKKER, Paul, FABERON, Jean-Yves, LE GUILLOU, Chantal et al...
L' OUTRE-MER FRANCAIS DANS LE PACIFIQUE: NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, POLYNESIE FRANCAISE, WALLIS-ET-FUTUNA

Nouméa. 2003. Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 1st Ed., with a preface by Brigitte Girardin. 282 PP with tables, b/w figures (graphs, maps, organigrams...) and 32 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.8. 2913090540
Comprehensive study of the 3 overseas territories of France in the Pacific: demography, culture, religion, economy, finances...
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$50

54234
DE DECKKER, Paul, SAND, Christophe & ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric (editors)
PROCEEDINGS OF THE 16TH PACIFIC HISTORY ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE / ACTES DE LA 16e CONFERENCE DE L' ASSOCIATION DES HISTORIENS DU PACIFIQUE (in The New Pacific Review / La Nouvelle Revue Du Pacifique - Volume 3)

Canberra. 2006. Pacific Centre, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies / ANU. 1st Ed. Volume 3, Decembre 2006. Preface (English) by Darrell Tryon and prologue (French) by Frédéric Angleviel. IV, 265 PP with 5 b/w photos. Illustrated soft cover. Text in English or French with résumé / abstract. Fine. 25.4 x 17.7.
18 papers on History and Anthropology. 13 in English by Anthony Hooper, Grant McCall & Max Quanchi, Paul de Deckker, Michael Goldsmith, Sam Kaina... 5 in French by Serge Tcherkezoff, Charles Illouz, Christophe Sand, Jean-Michel Chazine and Jean-Christophe Galipaud.
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$40

37315
DELLOYE, Gerard
LA HACHE DE PIERRE - Expédition Française en Nouvelle-Guinée: première traversée intégrale Sud-Nord de l'ile dans sa plus grande largeur (1959-1960)

Rennes. 1989. Editions Ouest-France. 1st Ed. 261, (3) PP with 2 maps, 4 facsimiles of documents and 16 b/w photos, plus 32 pages with 31 b/w and 26 colour photos. Pictorial laminated stiff cover. Fine. French text. 23.5 x 15.6. 2737304660
First crossing South - North of Dutch New Guinea in 1959, between Merauke and Hollandia.
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$30

52341
DEMMER, Christine & SALAÜN, Marie (editors)
A L' EPREUVE DU CAPITALISME. Dynamiques Economiques dans le Pacifique

Paris. 2006. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. No. 4 in Cahiers du Pacifique Sud Contemporain series. 198, (2) PP with 3 maps. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.4 x 13.6. 2296025134
8 papers. Introduction to Melanesian exchanges (currencies and money), by David Akin and Joel Robbins. Money and the dead on the island of Mare, Loyalty Island, by Elsa Faugère... Tonga: cultural identity and trade, by Paul van der Grijp...
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$30

33178
DERRICK, R. A.
THE FIJI ISLANDS - A Geographical Handbook

Suva. 1951. Government Printing Department. 1st Ed. XVIII, 334, XIX PP with 140 figures & maps, plus 60 pages with 2 charts and 110 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Inscription on front endpaper, bottom right hand corner of pages a little bumped, o/wise a very good clean copy. 24.5. x 18.5.
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$15

56945
DICKSON, Diane & DOSSOR, Carol
WORLD CATALOGUE OF THESES ON THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

Canberra. 1970. ANU Press. 1st Ed., with a preface by Professor H. E. Maude. No. 1 in the Pacific Monograph series. XII, 123 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Signed and dated by Dorothy Shineberg on front endpaper. Fine. 21.4 x 14. 0708101623
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$20

15610
DIDEROT
SUPPLEMENT AU VOYAGE DE BOUGAINVILLE, publié d'après le manuscrit de Léningrad

Paris & Baltimore. 1935. Librairie E. Droz & The Johns Hopkins Press. 1st Ed. with foreword and notes by Gilbert Chinard. 214 PP. Brown cloth cover, gilt device on front and spine. French text. Label of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 22.5 x 15.
On the French explorer Bougainville, his life and his circumnavigation. Thoughts on the discovery of France by Aotourou... The myths of the noble savage.
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$60

11820
DOUMENGE, F., HUETZ de LEMPS, A. & CHAPUIS, O.
CONTRIBUTION FRANCAISE A LA CONNAISSANCE GEOGRAPHIQUE DES MERS DU SUD / French Contribution to the Scientific Research on the Southern Seas - Collection Iles et Archipels - No.9

Talence. 1988. Centre de Recherche sur les Espaces Tropicaux. 1st edition. (18), 312 PP, (4 adverts), plus maps. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French & English text. 24 x 16. 2905081090
French Contribution to the Scientific Research on the Tropical Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean, Southern Ocean and their Islands.
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$70

11664
DOUMENGE, François & Jean-Pierre (editors)
LE PACIFIQUE, l'océan, ses rivages et ses îles / The PACIFIC, the ocean, its shores and its islands)

Bordeaux. 1991. CRET. 1st Ed., in collection Iles et Archipels No.14. (8), 509 PP. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French & English text. 24 x 15.5. 2905081189
The collecting and collating efforts on the regional knowledge from 30 years of French research in the Pacific.
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$65

13388
DUDDEN, Arthur Power
THE AMERICAN PACIFIC, From the Old China Trade to the Present

New York. 1992. OUP. 1st US Ed. XX, 314 PP with 10 maps. Eps: Map of the New Pacific. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 195058216
History of the United States on the Pacific rim and in East Asia. From the trade of sea otter and beaver pelts bought from the Indians and sold to China, to the post Vietnam war era and the end of the Cold War.
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$20

44165
DUNIS, Serge (editor)
LE PACIFIQUE OU L'ODYSSEE DE L'ESPECE - Bilan civilisationniste du Grand Océan

Paris. 1996. Klincksieck. 1st Ed., No. 14 in collection Littérature des Voyages. 432 P with 3 maps, plus 4 pages with 3 maps in colour. Pictorial soft cover. Head of spine bumped, o/wise fine. French text. 22 x 14.7. 2252030887
Archaeology in the Islands, by Matthew Spriggs. From Ocean to outer space, by Ben Finney ... Spices and sprays, a maritime history of the Pacific, by Serge Dunis... Quest for identity in Australian literature...
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$60

36528
DUNMORE, John
CHRONOLOGY OF PACIFIC HISTORY

Auckland. 2000. Heritage Press. 1st Ed. 48 PP. Card cover. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 0908708491
From the arrival of the Aborigines on the Australian continent to January 2000.
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$10

17700
DUNMORE, John
PACIFIC EXPLORER, The Life of Jean-François de La Pérouse 1741-1788

Palmerston North, NZ. 1985. Dunmore Press. 1st Ed. 318 PP with 1 genealogical tree, 8 maps and 26 bw illust. Title spread: La Pérouse's ship anchored at Maui, Hawaii. FEP: Portrait of La Pérouse. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.8 x 16. 0864690487
Biography of La Pérouse, family background, years in the Indian Ocean, campaigns against the Royal Navy, his two-and-half years expedition to the Pacific between 1785 and 1788.
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$15

15528
DUNMORE, John
WHO'S WHO IN PACIFIC NAVIGATION

Melbourne. 1992. Melbourne University Press. 1st Australian edition of the 1991 US original. XVI, 312 PP. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.1 x 15.8. 052284488X
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$30

44056
ELLIS, William
A LA RECHERCHE DE LA POLYNESIE D' AUTREFOIS - POLYNESIAN RESEARCHES (Volume 2)

Paris. 1972. Musée de l'Homme. 1st French edition, translated by Marie Sergueiew and Colette de Buyer-Mimeure, and with a preface by Colin W. NewBury. Publications de la Société des Océanistes No. 25. Volume 2: (4), 482-943, (5) PP with 2 facsimiles (letter and signature) and 3 figures, plus 2 plates with 4 b/w illustrations. Fp: 2 views of Fare at Huahine. Soft cover. Pages mostly uncut. Near fine. 25.2 x 16.6.
... Including descriptions of the natural history and scenery of the Islands- with remarks on the history, mythology, traditions, government, arts, manners, and customs of the inhabitants.
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$60

13254
ENGLERT, Father Sebastian
ISLAND AT THE CENTER OF THE WORLD, New Light on Easter Island

New York. 1970. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1st US Ed. 192 PP with 2 maps, 8 b/w & 22 colour illust. in text. Engraved cloth cover, slightly chipped dj. A very good copy. 26.5 x 19.5.
Traditions, records & geography. Settlement of Easter Island. Religious & social practices.
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$10

50763
ETEUATI-SHON, Afioga Luagalau Foisagaasina, et al.
THE SAMOA FAMILY HEALTH AND SAFETY STUDY

Nouméa. 2003. Secretariat of the Pacific Community. 1st Ed. VI, 130 PP with 17 figures, 72 tables and b/w illustrations (over 50 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8. 9822039778
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$35

50767
FAASILI, Ueta, ADAMS, Dr. Tim et al.
FISHERIES MANAGEMENT BY COMMUNITIES. A manual on promoting the management of subsistence fisheries by Pacific Island communities

Nouméa. 2000. Community Fisheries Section / Secretariat of the Pacific Community. 1st Ed. VI, 88 PP with 31 figures. Pictorial soft cover, spiral bound. Fine. Oblong: 17 x 23.5. 9822037139
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$30

33595
FABERON, J. Y. & GAUTIER, Y.
IDENTITE, NATIONALITE, CITOYENNETE OUTRE-MER

Paris. 1999. Centre des Hautes Etudes sur l'Afrique et l'Asie Modernes. 1st Ed. 218, (6) PP with 1 map and 4 tables. Illustrated card cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.5. 2903182472
13 Papers presented at a seminar held 9-10 November 1998. Cultural identity and French Polynesia, by Louise Peltzer. Kanak cultural identity, by Octave Togna... Immigration in Overseas Territories, by Jean-Pierre Doumenge...
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$80

48949
FABERON, Jean-Yves, MARION, Gérard Gabriel et al.
L' OUTRE-MER (in Pouvoirs, Revue Française d' Etudes Constitutionnelles et Politiques)

Paris. 2005. Seuil. Issue 113, April 2005. 253, (3) PP. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 15. 2020688778
France and Overseas Departments and Territories of France.
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$40

22639
FAESSEL, Sonia (editor)
LA FEMME, Entre Tradition et Modernité dans le Pacifique Sud

Paris. 1996. L'Harmattan & Université Française du Pacifique. 1st Ed. 292 PP with 5 bw photos and 14 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text (English abstract for each paper). Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738448585
The women in the South Pacific, between tradition and modernism (history, sociology, anthropology, literary). Includes: Women in the Australian circus, the changing patterns of female games in Tonga (only text in English)...
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$30

12968
FAIVRE, Jean-Paul
L'EXPANSION FRANCAISE DANS LE PACIFIQUE 1800 - 1842

Paris. 1953. Nouvelles Editions Latines. 1st Ed. 549 PP with 2 maps, plus 4 pages with 3 maps, plus an extensive bibliography (P. 505 to 546). Pictorial soft cover. Many pages uncut. Slight ageing of paper, light wear to covers and spine, o/wise a very good clean copy. French text. 22.5 x 14.5.
The French expansion in the Pacific from discoverers like Baudin to settlers & missionaries.
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$50

51232
FILLOL, Véronique & VERNAUDON, Jacques
STEREOTYPES ET REPRESENTATIONS EN OCEANIE

Nouméa. 2005. CORAIL & Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 1st Ed., opening address by Déwé Gorode. 370 PP. French texts with an English summary. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2952090327
16 papers presented at the 2004 seminar organised by the CORAIL group. Serge Tcherkézoff. Claudy Chêne... Peter Brown...
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$30

11439
FITZ-PATRICK, David G. & KIMBUNA, John
BUNDI, The Culture of a Papua New Guinea People

Nerang, Qld. 1983. Ryebuck Publications. 1st Ed. Preface by David C. Hyndman. X, 166 PP with b/w & colour photos. Fp & Eps: Views of Bundi Tribal Land. Laminated pictorial boards. Near fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 0959178600
The people, their environment and their history. Rites, courtship, adult life, war, death...
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$10

47380
FORBES, David W.
HAWAIIAN NATIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHY 1780-1900. Volume 4 1881-1900

Honolulu & Sydney. 2003. University of Hawaii Press & Horden House. 1st Ed. XIV, (2), 791 PP with 21 b/w illustrations. Fp: The binding of Liliuokalani's Hawaii's Story. Title page: vignette Hawaiian coat of arms. Cloth cover, decorative vignette on front, gilt title on spine. Fine. 26 x 21.5. 0824826361
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$50

49948
FOSTER, Dean (editor)
HISTOIRES DE PETITES ILES

Nouméa. 2005. Cultural Affairs Programme, Secretariat of the Pacific Community. 1st French edition of the English original "Short Stories from Small Islands: Tales shared in Palau". 98 PP with 8 headpieces. Title page: The Frog and the Manta Ray. Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, illustrated front, dj. Fine. 25.6 x 18.2. 9820001056
8 tales collected at the 9th Festival of Pacific Arts held in the Republic of Palau in July 2004.
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$35

41457
FOWLER, Henry W.
CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE BIOLOGY OF THE PHILIPPINE ARCHIPELAGO AND ADJACENT REGIONS - Bulletin 100, Volume 12

Washington. 1933. Smithsonian Institution. April 1933 edition. Bulletin 100, Volume 12, United States National Museum. VI, 465 PP with 32 figures. Soft wrappers. Browning around edges, pages largely uncut. Ex-library copy with 2 stamps on front cover. Internally very good. 24.5 x 15.5.
Fishes of the Philippines Seas and adjacent waters. Covers the fishes of the families Banjosidae, Lethrinidae, Sparidae, Girellidae, Kyphosidae, Oplegnathidae, Gerridae, Mullidae, Emmelichthyidae, Sciaenidae, Sillaginidae, Arripidae, and Enoplosidae collected by the United States Bureau of Fisheries Steamer Albatross, chiefly in Philippine seas and adjacent waters.
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$15

37831
FRASER, John Foster
L'AUSTRALIE - Comment se fait une Nation

Paris. 1911. Pierre Roger. 3rd French edition in Les Pays Modernes series, of the 1910 original Australia. Translated by Georges Feuilloy. (4), 255 PP, plus 1 folded map and 20 b/w plates. Illustrated soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. French text. 20.4 x 14.
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$25

11148
GASSER, Bernard
LA FETE, Actes du Quatrième Colloque CORAIL Nouméa, 18 et 19 Novembre 1991

Nouméa. 1992. CORAIL/UFP. 1st Ed. 211 PP with b/w tables & a few illust. Card cover. Fine. French text. 21 x 15.
The feast as a traditional bond: its history, its inner meaning and significance in communities throughout the Pacific. (13 chapters).
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$50

11364
GASSER, Bernard (editor)
CONNAISSANCE ET COMMUNICATION, Actes du Troisième Colloque CORAIL, Nouméa, 3 et 4 Septembre 1990

Nouméa. 1991. CORAIL/UFP. 1st Ed. 306 PP with b/w illust. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 21 x 15.
Thirteen chapters by authors on: exploration & discoveries, church & missions, communication & power ...
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$50

35868
GILLE, Bernard & TOULLELAN, Pierre Yves
DE LA CONQUETE A L'EXODE - Histoire des Océaniens et de leurs migrations dans le Pacifique (in two volumes)

Papeete. 1999. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. Volume I: 346, (2) PP with tables, maps, graphs. Volume II: 296, (4) PP with 6 maps and 24 tables. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 22.6 x 14.5. 2909790592 & 29
Volume I: The forced migrations in Oceania, lands of colonization and settlement. Volume II: Contemporary migrations in Oceania, lands of exile.
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$120

53247
GILLE, Bernard & TOULLELAN, Pierre Yves
DE LA CONQUETE A L'EXODE - Histoire des Océaniens et de leurs Migrations dans le Pacifique. Volume 2: Les Migrations Contemporaines en Océanie, Terre d'Exil

Papeete. 1999. Au Vent des îles. 1st Ed. Volume II: 296, (4) PP with 6 maps and 24 tables. Pictorial laminated boards. French text. Fine. 22.6 x 14.5. 2909790681
Volume II: Contemporary migrations in Oceania, lands of exile.
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$60

40034
GIRL GUIDES ASSOCIATION
SOUTH SEA ISLAND RECIPES

Suva. 1974. Girl Guides' Association, Fiji. 6th printing of the 1934 (revised) original. 117 PP. Soft cover (lightly soiled). Staples starting to rust. Internally very good. 18 x 13.
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$15

12962
GODELIER, Maurice
THE MAKING OF GREAT MEN - Male Domination and Power Among the New Guinea Baruya

Cambridge. 1990. C.U.P. / Maison des Sciences de l'Homme. Reprint of the 1986 English edition from the 1982 French original La Production des Grands Hommes. XV, 255 PP with 12 figures, plus 12 pages with 24 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 0521312124
An account of the lives and forms of social organization of a tribal society in the highlands of Papua New Guinea which had no contact with white man before 1951.
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$35

55340
GOVERNMENT OF FIJI
FIJI FOR THE INTERNATIONAL SEABED AUTHORITY

Suva. c. 1980. Fiji Ministry of Information. Folder containing 1 b/w photo sitting at Geneva and 2 brochures. Fiji for the International Seabed Authority: 16 PP with 2 artist impressions, 5 b/w portraits and 43 colour photos. Inside back cover: From the Prime Minister Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara. Pictorial soft cover. 28 x 28. - Fiji . The Pacific . The International Seabed Authority: 16 PP with 1 location map, 35 colour photos. Inside front cover: From the Prime Minister of Fiji, Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara. Pictorial soft cover. 29.8 x 21. Folder with Masi design. Fine. 30 x 30.
Documentation used to promote the suggestion that Fiji be considered as the Headquarters for the International Seabed Authority.
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$20

48231
GREENBIE, Sydney
THE PACIFIC TRIANGLE

New York. 1921. The Century Co. 1st Ed. XV, 402 PP plus 1 large folded map of the Pacific and 48 pages with 86 b/w photos. Fp: Eruption of volcano on the island of Kyushu. Illustrated cloth cover. Book plate of previous owner on front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 22.7 x 15.
Historical and travel material. Discussion of native problems: personal and social. Discussion of the political problems involving Australasia, Asia and America.
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$40

45221
GRENIER, Christophe
CONSERVATION CONTRE NATURE - Les Iles Galapagos

Paris. 2000. Editions de l' IRD. 1st edition, in Collection Latitudes 23. 376 PP with 3 tables, 12 maps, 33 figures and 42 b/w photos. Fp: Roc de Leon Dormido, off the Island of San Cristobal. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 25 x 20. 2709914514
Environment in the Galapagos islands. 4 pages of English and 4 pages of Spanish summaries.
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$40

50911
GUILLAUD, Dominique, HUETZ DE LEMPS, Christian & SEVIN, Olivier (editors)
ILES REVEES. Territoires et identités en crise dans le Pacifique Insulaire

Paris. 2003. Presses de l'Université de Paris-Sorbonne. 1st Ed., in Collection Géographie. 378 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (maps, plans). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 16 2901560520
Proceedings of a seminar held at Université de Paris-Sorbonne. 13 papers (1 in English and 12 in French): Melanesian Identity and Kava, by Annabel Chanteraud. Changes in Hawaii, by Huetz de Lemps... Island Dreaming: the contemplation of Polynesian Paradise by John Connell...
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$50

34023
GUILLAUD, Dominique, SEYSSET, Maorie & WALTER, Annie
LE VOYAGE INACHEVE... à Joël Bonnemaison

Paris. 1998. ORSTOM / PRODIG. 1st Ed. 774 PP with 5 figures, 8 b/w photos, 26 maps and plans and 54 tail pieces, plus 8 pages with 17 colour photos. Illustrated soft cover. Near fine. French text. 24 x 18. 2709914247
99 papers most in French, some in English, honouring Joël Bonnemaison, French Geographer / Anthropologist / Ethnologist. An Ancient Land Management practice in Raga, North Pentecost by Harold Brookfield... Language, Space and Identity in Vanuatu, by Darrell Tryon. Before geosymbols... Tongoa 1969-1970, by Richard Bedford... The link with land: questions about change, by Gerard R. Ward. Circling the centre: the pursuit of an Australian Heartland, by Joe M. Powell... P. 747 to 764 English abstract.
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$45

64178
GUILLOU, Jean
L' AUSTRALIE DE L' OUEST AURAIT PU APPARTENIR A LA FRANCE (in Cols Bleus - Issue No.2452)

Paris. 1998. ADDIM / Cols Bleus, Hebdomanaire de la Marine et des Arsenaux 5 Septembre 1998. 36 PP. Contains article pages 4 to 8 with 4 b/w illustrations, and 5 colour illustrations (1 map, 4 photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Saint Allouarn and "Gros Ventre" in 1772 on the West Australian coast.
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$20

47578
GUNSON, Niel (editor)
THE CHANGING PACIFIC. Essays in honour of H.E. Maude

Melbourne. 1978. Oxford University Press - 1st Ed. XIV, PP 351 + PP 4 with 7 b & w illust. 1st edition. XIV, 351 PP with 1 map and 7 figures, plus 4 plates with 7 b/w illustrations. Fp: Picture of H.E. Maude. FEP: map of Central Pacific Islands. REP: map of the Western Pacific Islands. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Stiff content page loosely inserted. Dust jacket slightly soiled, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0195505182
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$35

41031
HALL, Douglas B. & OSBORNE, Lord Albert
SUNSHINE AND SURF - A Year's Wanderings in the South Seas

London. 1901. Adam and Charles Black. 1st Ed. XIV, 320 PP, plus 36 b/w plates and 1 large folded Map of Route at end of book. Fp: The Tropic Bird. Cloth cover. Hinges weak and with short tears. Ageing of paper and light foxing. Signature and bookplates of previous owners on front endpapers. Very good. 20.5 x 14.5.
Voyage San Francisco to Papeete on the Tropic Bird. Voyage from Papeete to the Marquesas on Gauloise. To Cook Island and New Zealand on the Ovalau. To Fiji on the Taveuni. To Samoa...
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$40

49153
HARGREAVES, Dorothy and Bob
TROPICAL TREES OF THE PACIFIC

Kailua, Hawaii. 1970. Hargreaves Company. 1st Ed. 64 PP with over 130 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Top corner of front cover lightly rubbed. Foxing on outside edges. Very good. 21.4 x 13.7.
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$10

47242
HEINRICH, Christian & DE LESQUEN, Bertrand
PITCAIRN. L'Ile des Révoltés de la Bounty

Paris. 2002. Gallimard. 1st Ed., in Carnet de Voyage series. 93 PP, illustrated with aquarelles by Christian Heinrich. Title page: Pitcairn Island. REP: Location map of Pitcairn Island. Hard cover, decorated front. Fine. French text. Oblong: 21.5 x 27.5. 2742410546
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$50

13760
HENDERSON, G. C.
THE DISCOVERERS OF THE FIJI ISLANDS - Tasman, Cook, Bligh, Wilson, Bellingshausen

London. 1933. John Murray. 1st Ed. XVIII, 324 PP, (2 adv.) plus 47 plates with 53 b/w illust. incl. 21 charts and one large folded map in rear pocket. Maroon cloth cover with a few light marks, gilt title on spine. Light foxing on outside page edges, spine lightly sunned, o/wise near fine internally. Scarce. 23.4 x 15.2.
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$45

33353
HENLEY, Sir Thomas
FIJI - The Land of Promise - Religious - Political - Economic

Sydney. 1926. John Sands. 1st Ed., with a foreword by the Reverend J. W. Burton. (VIII), 66 PP, (6 blank pages for notes), plus 13 plates with 19 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover. Signature on front endpaper, light foxing, o/wise very good. 18.2 x 12.8.
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$10

50692
HENNINGHAM, Stephen
FRANCE AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC, A Contemporary History

Sydney. 1992. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. XVI, (2), 292 PP with 7 maps, photos, and tables. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on title page, dated and signed by the author. Fine. 21.5 x 14. 044423276
French presence in the region until WWII. Recent history and politics in the three French territories and in the Condominium of New Hebrides (now Vanuatu).
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$25

47373
HEZEL, Francis X., S. J.
THE NEW SHAPE OF OLD ISLAND CULTURES: A Half Century of Social Change in Micronesia

Honolulu. 2001. University of Hawai'i Press. 1st Ed., XII, 198, (1) PP with 1 map and 29 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Fine. 23.4 x 15.6. 082482380X
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$30

63615
HINCH, Derryn
DEATH IN PARADISE

Sydney. 1989. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. (12), 272 PP with 1 map on double page. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket wih a closed tear, o/wise fine. 24.2 x 15.7. 0207161658
Historical novel, on the sinking of the Rainbow Warrior and the sequels.
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$15

53927
HOFFMAN, Rosita & SMAALDERS, Mark & SPC Publications Section
MEETING HOUSE OF THE PACIFIC, the story of SPC 1947-2007 / LA MAISON COMMUNE DU PACIFIQUE, l'histoire de la CPS de 1947 à 2007

Nouméa. 2007. Secretariat of the Pacific Community / Secrétariat général de le Communauté du Pacifique. 1st bilingual edition (French text translated by Odile Montpetit). Foreword by Honourable Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi. Introduction by Jimmie Rodgers. 190 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fine. English & French text. Oblong: 23.3 x 26. 9789820002210
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$40

54245
HOLLYMAN, Jim & PAWLEY, Andrew (editors)
STUDIES IN PACIFIC LANGUAGES & CULTURES, in honour of Bruce Biggs

Auckland. 1981. Linguistic Society of New Zealand. 1st Ed. 392 PP with figures. Pictorial soft cover. Spine lightly sunned. English text with 1 paper in French & Caaàc, 1 paper in English & Raga (New Hebrides / Vanuatu) and 1 paper in English and Kaironk (PNG). Very good. 21 x 14.7. 0959760350
22 papers including: La Buse et l' Hirondelle, un conte en Caaàc d'il y a 120 ans (collected in the 1860s by Father Mathieu Gagnière).
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$40

52249
HORNER, Frank
LA RECONNAISSANCE FRANCAISE: L'expédition Baudin en Australie (1801-1803)

Paris. 2006. L'Harmattan. 1st French edition of the 1987 Australian original. Translated by Martine Marin. Preface by Oskar H. K. Spate. 491, (3) PP with 26 b/w illustrations, plus 12 pages with 14 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Fine. 24 x 15.6. 2296013074
The scientific voyage of the French explorer in Australian waters.
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$60

42016
HOWIE-WILLIS, Ian
A THOUSAND GRADUATES - Conflict in University Development in Papua New Guinea, 1961-1976

Canberra. 1980. The Australian National University. 1st Ed., Pacific Research Monograph No. 3. XIX, 363 PP with 17 plates for 29 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note to Professor Gavan Daws on half title page, dated 18/09/1980 and signed by author. Fine. 24.2 x 17.2. 090915001X
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$50

49251
JOUVE, Dominique (editor)
L' ENFANT EN OCEANIE. Regards sur les enfants, regards d'enfants

Nouméa. 2004. CORAIL & Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 1st Ed. 213 PP. French text with English abstract and English text with French abstract. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2952090319
11 papers (2 in English and 9 in French) presented at the 2003 seminar organised by the CORAIL group.
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$40

12924
KATZ, Richard
THE STRAIGHT PATH, A Story of Healing and Transformation in Fiji

New York. 1993. Addison-Wesley. 1st Ed. (XIV), 413 PP with 1 map, 4 draw. & 33 b/w photos in text plus 8 pages with 15 colour photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, pict. dj. Fine. 23.6 x 16. 0201608677
A healing tradition, emphasizing the spiritual dimensions of health and their relevance to the community.
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$10

49250
LACABANNE, Sonia (editor)
LES VIVRES & LE VIVRE EN OCEANIE / FOOD AND LIFESTYLES IN OCEANIA

Nouméa. 2003. CORAIL & Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 1st Ed. 188 PP. French text with English abstract and English text with French abstract. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2952090300
15 papers (5 in English and 10 in French) presented at the 2002 seminar organised by the C.O.R.A.I.L. group.
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$40

31908
LAL, Brij V.
BROKEN WAVES

Honolulu. 1992. University of Hawaii Press. 1st edition in the Pacific Islands Monograph Series, No.11. XXII, 404 PP, (4) with 3 maps, 12 figures and 4 tables. Eps: Maps. Hard cover. Fine. 24 x 16. 0824814185
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$35

13242
LAURENT, D., BOURDY, G....
LA GRATTE OU CIGUATERA, Ses Remèdes Traditionnels dans le Pacifique Sud

Paris. 1993. ORSTOM. 1st Ed. 152 PP with 43 illust., plus 10 pages with 20 colour photos of plants & 16 colour photos of fishes. French text. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 15. 270991171X
Study of the ciguatera or fish poisoning and the traditional cures found in the South Pacific. List of fishes and list of plants.
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$20

38412
LEWIS, Albert B.
THE MELANESIANS - People of the South Pacific

Chicago. 1945. Chicago Natural History Museum. Second printing of the 1932 original, with additions and corrections. 275 PP with 56 figures (over 90 b/wphotos), plus 2 b/w plates and 2 folded maps. Fp: Man from New Britain. Illustrated soft cover (edges rubbed). Spine with creases. Stamp of previous owner on preliminary page, o/wise near fine. 21.7 x 14.7
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$35

52395
MACMILLAN BROWN, J.
PEOPLES & PROBLEMS OF THE PACIFIC (in two volumes)

London. 1927. T. Fisher Unwin Ltd. 1st Ed. Volume I: XII, (4), 327 PP, plus 65 plates with 4 charts or maps and over 155 b/w photos. Fp: An Urevvera Carver looking up from his work. Volume II: VIII, (4), 297 PP, plus 32 plates with over 63 b/w photos. Fp: Portrait by Goldie of Hera (Sarah) Hipi. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Spine sunned. Covers slightly rubbed at hinges and worn at corners. Endpapers with some offsetting and splits at fold. Occasional light foxing. Still a very good set. 25.6 x 16.5.
Contains sections on Melanesia (The Solomon Islands, the New Hebrides, New Caledonia, Fiji), Micronesia (Mariannes, Pelews, Yap, Caroline Islands, Marshalls, Gilberts & Ellice Islands), Polynesia (New Zealand, Rarotonga, Samoa and Tonga, French Oceania & Easter Island.
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$100

53397
MAILLAUD, Claude & LEFEVRE, Yves
GUIDE DE LA FAUNE MARINE DANGEREUSE D' OCEANIE

Papeete. 2007. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed., in Collection Nature et Environnement d'Océanie. Preface by Jérôme Seyer. 360, (4) PP with colour illustrations (1 map on double page and 141 photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 20.5 x 15.5. 2915654257
Dangerous marine fauna in Oceania.
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$65

12908
MALONE, P., SIAPO, A., VAN BASTOLAER, J. et al.
INDIGENOUS STRUGGLE IN THE PACIFIC

Canberra. 1984. National Aboriginal Conference. 1st Ed. (5), 83 PP with 8 b/w photos in text. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5.
Nine papers presented at the First Regional Meeting of the World Council of Indigenous Peoples, Pacific Region, held in Canberra on 25, 26 & 27 June 1984. East Timor, West Papua, New Caledonia, French occupied Polynesia, Hawaii, ....
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$25

54137
MATSUDA, Matt K.
EMPIRE OF LOVE: Histories of France and the Pacific

New York. 2005. Oxford University Press. 1st paperback edition. VIII, 232 PP with 15 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.4 x 15.5. 0195162951
Attempt to build the Panama Canal. Wallis & Futuna (martyrs and memories). Society Islands. New Caledonia. Indochina. Japan (Pierre Loti and Madame Chrysanthème).
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$25

45520
MERLE, Isabelle & NAEPELS, Michel (editors)
LES RIVAGES DU TEMPS - Histoire et Anthropologie du Pacifique

Paris. 2003. l'Harmattan. 1st Ed., No. 3 in Cahiers du Pacifique Sud Contemporain. 232 PP with 1 sketch map of the Pacific, and 4 figures. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747543676
7 papers on contemporary Pacific by: Chris Ballard, Greg Dening, Jonathan Friedman...
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$35

48605
MINISTERE DES ARMEES
REVUE HISTORIQUE DE L'ARMEE - TERRITOIRES FRANCAIS DU PACIFIQUE

Paris. 1965. Revue Historique de l'Armée / Ministère des Armées. Special issue. 21st Year of publication, No. 3. Edited by Colonel P. LYET. (2), 206 PP, (CII advertising material) with b/w illustrations (maps, plans, photos), plus 2 plates with 4 colour illustrations. Soft cover, silver medallion on front cover. French text. Near fine. 27 x 21.4.
The Pacific Ocean, by Admiral Picard-Destelan ... Pomaré Vahiné IV, Queen of the Society Islands (1827-1877) by Patrick O'Reilly ... The Anglo-French Condominium of the New Hebrides, by Colonel J. Chabanier ...
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$50

13261
MRANTZ, Maxine
HAWAIIAN MONARCHY, The Romantic Years

Honolulu. 1983. Aloha Graphics. 4th printing of the 1974 original. 48 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 23 x 15. 0941351009
Glimpses into the life and times of the Hawaiian monarchs, From King Kamehameha I, to Queen Liliuokalani.
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$10

51396
MURRAY-OLIVER, A. A. StC. M.
EARLY NEW ZEALAND PAINTINGS 1840 - 1900, FROM THE ALEXANDER TURNBULL LIBRARY

Wellington. 1966. R. E. Owen, Government Printer. 1st Ed. Foreword by David C. Seath, Minister of Internal Affairs. No pagination, 20 PP with description of 50 paintings. Pictorial soft cover. (View up the Matavai Valley, 1777). Fine. 20 x 16.2.
Selection of 50 paintings exhibited in 1967.
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$10

51032
NAVIS, Christian
MYSTERIEUSES CIVILISATIONS DU PACIFIQUE

Paris. 2006. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. No. 4 in Collection Lettres du Pacifique. 172, (2) PP. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 15.5. 2296006388
Early civilizations in the Pacific Ocean.
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$25

63614
NICOLSON, Robert B. & DAVIES, Brian F.
THE PITCAIRNERS

Auckland. 1997. Pasifika Press. Paperback reprint in "The Pasifika Library", of the 1956 original. XVI, 264 PP with 2 location maps, 1 map of Pitcairn Island and 2 head pieces, plus 4 pages with 7 b/w illustrations. Soft cover, dj. Fine. 19.6 x 13.7. 0908597282
Discovered & named by Captain Philip Carteret, settled by the mutineers from H.M.S. "Bounty" and Tahitians. Appendix I: List of the inhabitants of Pitcairn Island 1790-1856, from Arrival of "Bounty" to Departure of "Morayshire".
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$15

63439
NOURY, Arnaud & GALIPAUD, Jean-Christophe
LES LAPITA, NOMADES DU PACIFIQUE

Marseille. 2011. IRD (Institut de Recherche pour le Développement) Editions. 1st Ed. 127, (1) PP with b/w illustrations (diagrams, drawings, sketches and photos) and colour illustrations (24 maps & insets, and photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 27 x 21. 9782709917162
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$60

48099
ORSTOM
RAPPORT D' ACTIVITE 1974-1976

Paris. 1977. Office de la Recherche Scientifique et Technique Outre-Mer. 1st Ed. Edited by G. CAMUS. (4), 340 PP, VI (index), (2) with b/w illustrations, plus 1 errata slip loosely inserted. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27 x 20.8.
Research and Achievements between 1974 and 1976, of this specialized Institute working between the tropics: Human Sciences, Geology, Hydrology, Oceanography ...
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$10

33797
PACIFIC SCIENCE ASSOCIATION.
GALAPAGOS ISLANDS: A Unique Area for Scientific Investigations - Contribution No.4 of the Charles Darwin Foundation

San Francisco. 1963. Charles Darwin Foundation. Contribution No. 4 of the Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands. Reprint from the Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences, No. 44. 154 PP with 50 figures. Fp: Colour photos of Academy Bay, Isla Santa Cruz and Sulivan Bay, Isla San Salvador. Soft cover a little browned around the edges, o/wise near fine. Fine. 25.4 x 17.1.
A Symposium presented at the 10th Pacific Science Congress of the Pacific Science Association, University of Hawaii, 21st August to 6 September 1961. Bathymetry, Climate, Archaeology...
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$30

52381
PARHAM, J. W.
PLANTS OF THE FIJI ISLANDS

Suva. 1972. Government Printer. Revised edition. Foreword by J. M. Watson. XII, 462, XXIX (index) PP with 104 figures, plus 4 colour plates. Cloth cover, green buckram, gilt title on spine. Fine. 25.5 x 18.
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$40

38079
PARKINSON, Susan & LAMBERT, Julian
THE NEW HAND BOOK OF SOUTH PACIFIC NUTRITION

Suva. 1983. Fiji National Food and Nutrition Committee. 4th edition of the 1964 original. (5), 92 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Inside back cover: Breast is best, naturally. Pictorial card cover (edges lightly rubbed). Very good. 20.8 x 14.7.
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$15

43059
PELLISSIER, Jean
5 HOMMES SUR UN RADEAU - Expéditions Tahiti-Nui II et III

Paris. 1959. Editions de la Pensée Moderne. 1st Ed., with a preface by Bob Putigny. 222 PP with 1 map on double page, plus 16 pages with 20 b/w photos. Soft cover, dj (closed tear). Light foxing and ageing of paper, o/wise very good. French text. 21 x 15.3.
Raft voyages from Tahiti to South America and return with wreck on Rakahanga Atoll, and death of Eric de Bisschop.
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$15

15667
PEREZ, Michel
VOYAGE, DECOUVERTE, COLONISATION, Actes du Cinquième Colloque CORAIL, 15 et 16 Juillet 1992, Nouméa, Nouvelle-Calédonie

Nouméa. 1993. C.O.R.A.I.L./U.F.P. 1st Ed. 258 PP, 2 adv. with some b/w illust. (2 maps, 1 graph, 6 photos). Soft cover. French and English texts. Fine. 21 x 14.6.
Seventeen papers (11 in French, 6 in English) on voyages of discovery by the Portuguese, French, English, Russians and the impact of colonisation.
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$35

64252
PERON, François & DE FREYCINET, Louis / MM. LESUEUR & PETIT
VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE SOUTHERN LANDS (Two Volumes and an Atlas)

Adelaide. 2009. The Friends of the State Library of South Australia. Special edition limited to 35 hand numbered copies. Reprint with minor corrections of the four earlier editions of 2003, 2006, 2007 and 2008. Volumes with 2 b/w illustrations (portrait of François Péron and map "Le Géographe in Australian Waters"), translated by Christine Cornell and with introductions by Anthony J. Brown. Volume I with a preface by Louis de Freycinet and an Historical Eulogy of François Péron by M. J.-P.-F. Deleuze: LXXXIII, 430 PP with tables. Volume II with a foreword by John K. Ling: XXXIX, 389 PP with tables. Atlas, translated from the Second French edition of 1824, by Peter Hambly, and with an introduction by Sarah Thomas. XX, (XII), PP, plus 146 pages with 68 plates: 27 in colour and 41 in b/w (3 on double page, 2 musical scores, 11 with charts ...). Leather bound (navy blue kangaroo), raised bands, gilt title on spine, cloth covered slipcase. Fine (mint condition). Format - Volumes: 30 x 24 and Atlas: Scarce. 35.6 x 26.5. 9781876154561
Vol. I: Books I to III, comprising chapters I to XXI - Le Havre to Port Jackson. Vol. II: Book IV - Port Jackson to return to Europe. Book V: Dissertations on various subjects
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$2500

19755
PERON, M.F.
A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE, Performed by order of the Emperor Napoleon, during the years 1801, 1802, 1803, and 1804

Melbourne. 1975. Marsh Walsh. Reprint in an edition limited to 350 numbered copies, of the 1809 first English edition (this copy no.217). VIII, 314, (2) PP plus 2 folded plates. Fp: Natives of New South Wales. Full leather with raised bands, gilt title on black label vignette on spine, blind decoration on covers. A near fine copy. 21.5 x 14.5. 0909342040
Only the first volume of Péron's narrative of Baudin's voyage was translated, and ends with the arrival of the Géographe at Port Jackson. Call at Isle de France (Mauritius) 15th March to 25th April 1801. Description of New Holland and Van Diemens Land. First landfall in Australia on 27th May 1801, arrival in Sydney on 27th June 1802.
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$350

11858
POIRINE, Bernard
LES PETITES ECONOMIES INSULAIRES: Théorie et Stratégies de Développement

Paris. 1995. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 280 PP, (2 contents pages), (4 adverts.) with tables, diagrams & graphs. Soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24 x 15.7. 273843343X
Theory and practice on the economies of small island territories or states (development, aid, etc..) Study of the French overseas departments and territories and the Pacific Islands.
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$30

43804
QUANCHI, Max
JACARANDA ATLAS OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

Brisbane. 2003. Jacaranda/John Wiley & Sons Australia. 1st Ed. IV, 156 PP with colour illustrations (maps and photos). FEP: Map of the world. REP: The language of maps. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 30 x 23.5. 0701636629
Up-to-date and accurate coverage of the Pacific Islands.
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$45

11967
QUANCHI, Max & ADAMS, Ron (Editors)
CULTURE CONTACT IN THE PACIFIC, Essays on Contact, Encounter & Response

Cambridge. 1993. CUP. 1st Ed. XIV, 186 PP with b/w illust. incl. maps. Pict. soft cover. Signature on half-title page, o/wise near fine. 24.6 x 17.4. 0521422841
Pacific society: pre-European, their European discovery, relations between islanders & Europeans, colonialism to independence, ...
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$30

64250
Queensland Art Gallery & Museum
THE TORRES STRAIT ISLANDS

Brisbane. 2011. Queensland Art Gallery / State Library of Queensland / Queensland Museum. 1st Ed. Introduction by Rachel Nolan. Foreword "The Torres Strait Islands: A Celebration", by Tony Ellwood, Dr. Ian Galloway, Lea Giles-Peters and John Kotzas. 319 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. New. 26 x 24.2. 9781921503207
Land Sea and Sky: Contemporary Art, by Diane Moon. ... Torres Strait Islanders: the 9000-year history of a Maritime People, by Ian J. McNiven. ... Torres Strait Islander material culture collections in the Queensland Museum, by Michael Quinnell and Imelda Miller. ...
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$40

47367
RANDALL, John E.
SHORE FISHES OF HAWAI'I (HAWAII)

Honolulu. 1998. University of Hawai'i Press. Reprint of the 1996 original. X, 11-216 PP with hundreds of colour photos (covering 342 species). Pictorial soft cover. Mint condition. 21 x 12. 08248212823
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$15

59465
RAVUVU, Asesela (editor)
TOVOLEA

Suva. 1989. Mana Publications. Reprint of the 1974 original. VIII, 72 PP with 4 b/w illustrations on full page. Pictorial soft covers. Fijian text. 21 x 15. 9820200547
4 short stories.
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$10

45846
ROBERTS, Stephen H.
HISTORY OF FRENCH COLONIAL POLICY (1870-1925) (in two volumes)

London. 1929. P. S. King & Son. 1st Ed. Monograph No. 95 in the Studies in Economics and Political Science series. Volume I: XVI, 374 PP with 9 maps and diagrams, plus 7 folded maps. Fp: Map of the French Empire. Volume II: VIII, 375-741, (9 adv.) PP with 8 maps, plus 1 folded map. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Ex Library copies with stamps on both endpapers and on title page of each volume. Shelf number on spine. Covers of both volumes lightly soiled and with sunned spine. Some foxing, o/wise very good. Scarce. 25.3 x 16.
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$70

46682
ROBILLARD, Albert B. (editor)
SOCIAL CHANGE IN THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

London. 1992. Kegan Paul International. 1st Ed. XVI, 507 PP with maps and tables. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 15.6. 07103 04005
New Caledonia: Social Change, Political Change and Tradition in a Settler Colony, by John Connell... French Polynesia: A nuclear Dependency, by Ben Finney...
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$25

33403
RYAN, Paddy
FIJI'S NATURAL HERITAGE

Auckland. 1988. Southwestern Publishing. 1st Ed. 184 PP with 1 map, 2 figures and 265 colour photos. Inside front cover: Soft coral. Inside back cover: a seawhip, one of the horny coral. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 28.7 x 20.5. 908763018
Coral, worms, molluscs, fishes... Plants. Overview (...pollution).
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$35

45998
SARMENTO RODRIGUES, Commodore M. M. (editor)
ENQUETE SUR L' ANTICOLONIALISME - INQUIRY ON ANTI-COLONIALISM

Lisbon. 1957. Ministerio do Ultramar. 1st Ed. Volume II in Estudios de Ciencias Politicas e Sociais. 394 PP. Soft cover (foxing spots). Pages uncut. Very good. Texts in English, French and Spanish. 25.7 x 19.5.
12 papers: 1 in Spanish, 3 in French and 8 in English. Developments towards self-government in dependent territories of the United States, by Professor Henry Wells. Self-government movements in Australia and New Zealand in the nineteenth century, by Professor C. H. Currey. The South Pacific and Australia, by Professor A. P. Elkin.
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$30

50762
SECRETARIAT OF THE PACIFIC COMMUNITY
PACIFIC ISLANDS REGIONAL MILLENIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS REPORT 2004

Nouméa. 2004. Secretariat of the Pacific Community. 1st Ed. VIII, 156 PP with 1 map, graphs and tables. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8. 9820000513
Covers 8 goals: Eradication of poverty & hunger, achieve universal primary education, gender equality, reduction of child mortality, improvement of maternal health, combat againsy HIV/AIDS, malaria .., environmental sustainability and global partnership for development.
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$35

42417
SEGAL, Gerald
RETHINKING THE PACIFIC

Oxford. 1990. Clarendon Press. 1st Ed. XI, 400 PP with 16 figures (31graphs). Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0198273452
The wider context: the decline of the superpowers, the new paths to development for Third World states, and the growing interdependence in the global economy are all factors challenging local economies and societies.
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$30

55449
SILVA, Noenoe K.
ALOHA BETRAYED: Native Hawaiian resistance to American Colonialism

Durham. 2004. Duke University Press. 1st Ed. X, 261 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. New. 23 x 15.3. 9780222333494
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$20

39142
SINCLAIR, Marjorie
NAHI'ENA'ENA SACRED DAUGHTER OF HAWAI'I

Honolulu. 1976. The University Press of Hawaii. 1st Ed. XXII, 177, (3) PP with 15 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Fine. 21.8 x 14.6. 0824803671
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$20

55421
SMITH, Albert C.
FIJIAN PLANT STUDIES

Honolulu. 1936. Bernice P. Bishop Museum. 1st Ed. Bernice P. Bishop Museum, bulletin 141. (2), 166 PP with 83 illustrations in text. Soft cover. Front cover with a rubbed patch. Ingleton bookplate inside front cover. Faint foxing, o/wise very good. 25.5 x 17.4.
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$40

16519
SOUTH, G. Robin (editor)
MARINE RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT

Suva. 1993. PIMRIS (Pacific Islands Marine Resources Information) / USP. 1st Ed. Foreword by Esekia Solofa. V, 149 PP with tables, graphs and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 9820101883
The Ray Parkinson Memorial Lectures: 1992.
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$30

50988
STANLEY, David
SOUTH PACIFIC Handbook

Chico, Ca., USA. 1992. Moon Publications. Reprint of the 4th edition of 1989 (original of 1979). 740 PP with 40 charts, 136 maps, b/w illustrations (photos, engravings), plus 18 pages with 75 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 18.7 x 13. 0918373298
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$15

48851
TAYLOR, Albert Pierce
UNDER HAWAIIAN SKIES - A Narrative of the Romance, Adventure and History of the Hawaiian Islands. A Complete Historical Account

Honolulu, Hawaii. 1926. Advertiser Publishing Co., Ltd. 2nd Ed. 609 PP with 59 b/w illustrations (documents, drawings, engravings, photos). Fp: Waikiki. Illustrated cloth cover and spine. Spine and front edges of covers lightly sunned. Lower corner of 24 first pages with small faint damp marks. Note "With the Aloha of the Author" on front endpaper, signed and dated by the author. Previous owner's faint signature at top of front endpaper. An otherwise near fine copy. 22.5 x 16.
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$50

52377
TAYLOR, C. R. H.
A PACIFIC BIBLIOGRAPHY - Printed matter relating to the Native Peoples of Polynesia, Melanesia and Micronesia

Wellington. 1951. The Polynesian Society. 1st Ed., with an introduction by H. Ian Hogbin. Memoirs of the Polynesian Society, Volume 24. XXX, 492 PP, plus folded map of Oceania at back of book. Red cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Head and foot of spine slightly rubbed, dust jacket torn and repaired, o/wise near fine internally. 25.5 x 16.
This volume includes 65 pages of references under 26 subjects, on the Maori of New Zealand. Every island group in the Pacific is covered similarly. It is a guide and handbook to writings on Oceania and its peoples.
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$25

31642
TAYLOR, Frank J., WELTY, Earl M., & EYRE David W.
FROM LAND AND SEA - The Story of Castle & Cooke of Hawaii

San Francisco. 1976. Chronicle Books. 1st Ed. 288 PP with 2 family trees and 116 b/w illust. Fp: Portraits of Samuel Northrup Castle and Amos Starr Cooke. Eps: Map of the Hawaiian Islands. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16.3. 0877010811
Story of Hawaiian monarchs and missionaries, bold sea captains and adventurous entrepreneurs... From a Hawaiian general store to a leader in food industry.
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$20

42844
TCHERKEZOFF, Serge
LE MYTHE OCCIDENTAL DE LA SEXUALITE POLYNESIENNE - Margaret Mead, Derek Freeman et Samoa

Paris. 2001. Presses Universitaires de France. 1st Ed. in the Ethnologies / Controverses series. XII, 225, (3 publications) PP, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 17.5. 2130514081
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$50

35034
THAKUR, Ramesh (editor)
THE SOUTH PACIFIC - Problems, Issues and Prospects

London. 1991. Macmillan / University of Otago. 1st Ed. XVII, 232 PP with 1 map, 4 figures and 9 tables. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0333557042
14 papers of the 25th Otago Foreign Policy School, 1990. New Zealand and the South Pacific, by Fran Wilde... France as a Pacific Actor, by Georges Martins... Australia and New Zealand from a distance by Margaret M. Taylor...
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$35

42011
TRASK, Haunani-Kay
FROM A NATIVE DAUGHTER - Colonialism and Sovereignty in Hawai'i

Honolulu. 1999. A Latitude 20 Book / University of Hawai'i Press. 2nd printing of the revised edition of the 1993 original. X, (2), 257 PP with 28 b/w photos. Fp: Haunani-Kay Trask, Iolani Palace, January 17, 1993. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.7 x 15. 0824820592
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$20

52109
VERIN, Pierre & VECCELLA, Robert (editors)
L' AMERIQUE HISPANIQUE ET LE PACIFIQUE. Hommage à Hugo Neira

Paris. 2005. Karthala. 1st Ed. 211, (5) PP with tables and 6 maps. Pictorial soft cover. French & Spanish texts. Fine. 21.5 13.5. 2845867123
2 texts in Spanish and 9 in French. Don Garcia Hurtado de Mendoza and the naming of the Marquesas Islands by Annie Baert.
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$30

12912
VIGOUROUX, Louis
L'EVOLUTION SOCIALE EN AUSTRALASIE

Paris. 1902. Librairie Armand Colin. 1st Ed. (Bibliothèque du Musée Social). IX, (2), 441 PP, (2 adv.) with tables in text plus a very nice folded colour map of Australia and New Zealand at rear of book. Rebacked copy with original front and back cover pasted down. Old water stain on FFEP. Otherwise, apart from light foxing on prelims, very clean internally with pages largely uncut. French text. 18.5 x 12.
Includes sections on the penal settlements of New South Wales, the colonisation of South-east Australia and New Zealand, the squatters, the gold-rush, the labour movement, class differences, private enterprise and the states, unemployment... Even includes a chapter on the Colonie Ouvrière de Leongatha in Victoria. A very interesting and scarce book.
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$50

38254
VILLEMINOT, Jacques & Paule
CHEZ LES PAPOUS - Au Coeur de la Nouvelle-Guinée

Paris. 1961. Société d' Edition Géographique et Touristique. 1st Ed., in Connaissance du Monde series. 182, (2) PP with 2 maps and 29 b/w photos. Fp: Maps. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on half title page signed by the author. Near fine. French text. 19 x 14.
Primitive Papua New Guinea.
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$15

33853
WALTER, Annie & SAM, Chanel
FRUITS D'OCEANIE

Paris. 1999. IRD Editions. 1st Ed. 310 PP with 41 location maps, 29 botanic sketches and 114 colour photos. Pictorial laminated card covers. Fine. French text. 26.7 x 13.5. 2709914301
Traditional Fruit growing and Food in Oceania. Ethnobotanic inventory of fruits in Oceania. Scientific, common (English, French and Bichlamar) and vernacular names.
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$50

60641
WENDT, Albert
THE BIRTH AND DEATH OF THE MIRACLE MAN - A Collection of Short Stories

London. 1987. Penguin Books. Paperback reprint of the 1986 original. 1767 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Covers slightly rubbed. Faint ageing of paper. Name of previous owner on contents page, o/wise very good. . 19.7 x 13. 0140081097
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$5

53107
WILLIAMSON, Robert W.
THE WAYS OF THE SOUTH SEA SAVAGES. A record of travel & observation amongst the savages of the Solomon Islands & primitive coast & mountain peoples of New Guinea

London. 1914. Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd. 1st Ed. 308 PP, plus 32 plates with 43 b/w photos and 1 folded map in colour at rear of book. Rebound in red cloth, retaining original front cover with gilt device and gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very clean and good copy. 22.6 x 15.
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$100

43301
WURM, S. A. (editor)
LANGUAGE, CULTURE, SOCIETY, AND THE MODERN WORLD - Fasicicle 1 & 2 (2 Volume set)

Canberra. 1977. Department of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies / ANU. 1st edition, in New Guinea Area Languages and Language Study Vol. 3. Pacific Linguistics, Series C, No. 40. Fascicle 1: L, 806 PP with 2 maps, figures, graphs, tables and 40 b/w photos. Fasicicle 2: LI - LXXXVI, P.807 - 1450, (16 publications) with tables and 5 pages of cartoons from Wantok. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 25.6 x 20.5. 0858831597
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$200