65316
ACOSTA, Jose Juan Suarez, LORENZO, Felix Rodriguez & PADRON, Carmelo L. Quintero
CONQUISTA Y COLONIZACION

Santa Cruz de Tenerife. 1988. Centro de la Cultura Popular Canaria. 1st Ed. No. 2 in the Historia Popular de Canarias series. 112 PP, (3 index), (2 authors) with 2 b/w plates and b/w illustrations (graph, maps & plans). Pictorial soft cover. Spanish text. Very good. 21 x 15. 8440412517
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$20

65236
ADAMS, Henri
LETTRES DES MERS DU SUD, Traduites de l'Américain avec des Notes et une Introduction par Evelyne de Chazeau

Paris. 1974. Société des Océanistes. Publication No. 34, translated from the American, annotated and introduced by Evelyne De Chazeaux. XXXII, 446 PP, plus 1 folded map, 4 colour plates on full page, and 24 pages with 33 b/w illustrations. Soft cover, dj. Many pages uncut. Dust jacket rubbed. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good. French text. 25 x 16.4.
Sixty-six letters written by this American historian while travelling the Pacific in 1890-91 with his friend, the painter John La Farge (many of the illustrations are by this painter).
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$35

52346
AMIOT-ROLLAND, Denise, ANOUYA, GODARD, Philippe, HARBULOT, Geneviève et al.
DU ROCHER A LA VOILE - Recueil de récits et nouvelles

Paris. 2006. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. No. 3 in Collection Lettres du Pacifique. Preface by Hélène Colombani. 206, (2) PP with 6 head pieces and 12 portraits. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747582604
33 short stories or narratives set in New Caledonia.
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$25

52292
ANGLEVIEL, Frederic, & TERRIER, Christian (editors)
HISTOIRE DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE. Approches croisées

Paris. 2007. Les Indes Savantes / Pacific History Association. 1st Ed. Volume 1 of Proceedings. 307, (3) PP with 2 maps, 4 graphs, 4 tables and 26 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Texts in English or French with abstracts in other languages. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17. 2846541558
Proceedings of the 16th Pacific History Association conference, Noumea/Kone (6-10 Decembre 2004). Volume 1: 22 papers (17 in French and 5 in English).
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$50

54241
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric (editor)
LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, TERRE DE METISSAGES

Paris. 2004. Les Indes Savantes / Groupe de Recherche en Histoire Océanienne Contemporaine. 1st Ed. Volume 1 in Annales d'histoire calédonienne. 274 PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 15.8. 2846540950
15 papers on: New Caledonia, a land of cross breeding: biological (different races) and cultural (different backgrounds). Authors: Eddy Wadrawane, Luc Legeard ... Philippe Palombo... Jerry Delathière... Hamid Mokkadem ...
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$30

64125
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric & PAPILIO-HALAGAHU, Bernadette
WALLIS ET FUTUNA, 3500 ans d'Histoire

Noumea. 2014. Comité du Cinquantième / GRHOC. 1st Ed. 120 PP with 2 maps, b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. Oblong: 22.3 x 22.5. 9782953990805
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$80

65802
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric, BOUBIN-BOYER, Sylvette, LAGARDE, Louis and LEGEARD, Luc
HISTOIRE DU PAYS KUNIE (L' Île des Pins) - De la terre de tous les exils à l'île la plus proche du Paradis

Nouméa. 2014. Mairie de l'Ile des Pins et Editions du GRHOC. 1st edition with foreword by Sarah and Hilarion Vendégou. 120 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards. French text. New. 22.5 x 22.5. 9782953990867
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$70

57281
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric, DUGAST, Stephane, HUETZ DE LEMPS, Christian ...
ILES FUNESTES, ILES BIENHEUREUSES (in Chemins d'étoiles)

Paris. 2004. Transboréal. Issue No. 12, August 2004. 269, (3) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 2913955264
Clipperton, by Stéphane Dugast. Kerguelen, by Christophe Houdaille. Vanuatu, by Virginie Lanouguère-Bruneau. ...
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$40

65197
ANTHEAUME, Benoit, BONNEMAISON, Joël
ATLAS DES ILES ET ETATS DU PACIFIQUE SUD

Montpellier. 1988. GIP Reclus-Publisud. 1st Ed. 126 PP with 103 maps, graphs & tables. Laminated pictorial boards. Name of previous owner at top of front endpaper and title page. Signs of dampness on lower margin of pages (not affecting the text). Occasional foxing. Very good. French text. 31.2 x 22.6.
Atlas of the islands and states of the South Pacific: geology, settlement, discovery, population, defence... followed by a description of each island or state.
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$45

65179
APIKAOUA, Roch & BRISEUL, Jean-Paul
LE PRÊTRE ET LE JUGE - Le Père Roch Apikaoua s'entretient avec le Juge Jean-Paul Briseul

Saint Pierre. 2014. Le Corridor Bleu. 1st Ed. Preface by Jean-Yves Faberon. 246, (10) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 14.5. 9782914033428
Interviews of a Catholic Priest of Kanak origin on the problems of New Caledonia, conducted by a French Judge.
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$20

11929
ARAMIOU, Sylvain & EURITEIN, Jean
KE YU MÊRÊ A'JIË - Langue A'Jië - Propositions d'Ecriture

Houaïlou. 1986. F.E.L.P./Section des Langues Vernaculaires. 1st Ed., Volume 1 in Collection Bweweye (Allée Centrale). 75 PP with 2 maps, plus 1 errata page for 18 corrections. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Text in French and A'jië. 24 x 15.5.
Deals with one of the 28 languages of the Kanaks, written by and for the Kanaks.
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$30

47772
ARAMIOU, Sylvain, & EURITEIN, Jean (editors)
PECI I BWEEYOUU ERIJIYI / CAHIERS DE BOESOU EURIJISI. Pèci ka baayê 1915-1920 / Première série 1915-1920

Houaïlou. 2002. F.E.L.P. / Section des Langues Vernaculaires. 1st Ed., No. 7 in Collection Bweweye - Allée Centrale. 180 PP with 1 photo, 2 pages (facsimile of original manuscript) and 6 b/w drawings. Pictorial soft cover. A'Jie text with French abstracts. Fine. 24 x 15.5.
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$30

64155
ARCHIVES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE & CORRE, Bruno
COLLECTION SCHELER (dite La Collection Amsterdam) - Exposition Organisée par le Service Territorial des Archives de Nouvelle-Calédonie (Inventaire)

Nouméa. 1993. Archives Territoriales de la Nouvelle-Calédonie / . Booklet "Inventaire" with a foreword by Alain Christnacht: 58 PP with 10 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. French text. Format: 22 x 15.
Collection Scheler (referred to as the Collection Amsterdam) on the political convicts (communards), deported / exiled to New Caledonia between 1872 and 1878.
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$15

65756
ARMSTRONG, Anne (editor)
THE ISLAND ARK - Operation New Life on Guam, USA

Agana, Guam. 1975. Marianas Naval Officers Wives Club. 1st Ed. 64 PP with over 120 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (Vietnamese refugees on one of the "Sealift" transport). Slight insect damage on front cover, o/wise near fine. 26.6 x 20.2.
Vietnamese refugees arriving on Guam: Airlift and Sealift. Settlement, life in camps, processing and departure for mailand USA.
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$20

66349
ARNDT, Robert
SAUDI ARABIA - Aspects of Culture

Houston, Texas. 2005. Aramco Services Co. 1st Ed. 66 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.7 x 21.7.
Mapping Arabia, by James V. Parry. Art Rocks in Saudi Arabia, / The Captain and the King, by Peter Harrigan. Painting Cultural History, by Ni'mah Isma'il Nawwab. Welcoming God's Guests / Reclaiming our past, by Samia El-Moslimany.
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$10

38620
AUPLAT, Elisabeth
PAROLES OCEANIENNES / PACIFIC VOICES: VIIIe Festival des Arts du Pacifique (23 Octobre - 3 Novembre 2000)

Nouméa. 2000. COFAP / Comité Organisateur du Festival des Arts du Pacifique. 1st Ed. 60, (14 adv.) PP with 1 map and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French and English text. Fine. 27 x 27.
8th Festival of Pacific Arts, on the themes: Pacific Cultures on the move together. Presentation of the 24 participating countries (Aoteroa, Australia, Cook, Kiribati, Norfolk... Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna).
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$30

11641
AUSTRALIAN AIRLINES
BICENTENNIAL Issue - The Australian Way

Sydney. 1987. Australian Airlines. 1st Ed. 140 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Bonaparte Map circa 1695). Near fine. 29.7 x 22. 008189161
Special issue for the passengers of Australian Airlines (calendar for the bicentennial year). A vision of Eden, by Manning Clark. The next 200 years by Phillip Adams... Scientific beginnings by Robyn Williams...
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$20

66104
BAERT, Annie
MARQUISE DE LA MER DU SUD - Les premiers voyages espagnols en Océanie... racontés par l'une de leurs actrices, doña Isabel Barreto

Papeete. 2011. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 286, (2) PP with tables and 3 maps. Pictorial stiff covers. Title page with dedicatory note signed by the author. French text. Fine. 22.6 x 14.5. 9782915654851
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$60

13762
BANQUE NATIONALE DE PARIS
EARLY FRENCH VOYAGES TO AUSTRALIA - LES PREMIERES EXPEDITIONS FRANCAISES VERS L'AUSTRALIE (A portfolio of reproductions)

Melbourne. 1981. Banque Nationale de Paris. Limited edition of 2300 copies. Special folder containing: An 8 PP text book with a preface by Rodney Davidson, 2 colour reproductions of invitations to attend State banquets marking the Centenary of Settlement in NSW (1888) and the opening of the Commonwealth Parliament (1901) and on title page (protected by tissue guard): Frontispiece of "Atlas du Voyage de La Pérouse, 1797". As well as 17 facsimiles of plates (4 of them on double page) from the atlases from Bougainville's Voyage until that of Dumont d'Urville's Second Voyage. Original blue stiff folder. Letter from Banque Nationale de Paris to previous owner loosely inserted. Fine. French & English text. Large folio (47.3 cm x 65.6cm).
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$550

66267
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. Dedicatory note on preliminary page signed by the author. Near fine. French text. 24 x 15.8. 285939785X
History of the convict settlements of New Caledonia.
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$60

11688
BARRETT, Charles
THE ISLAND WORLD - An Anthology of the Pacific

Melbourne. 1944. Oxford University Press. 1st Ed. 185 PP with 16 line drawings, plus 8 pages with 6 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): Red Bird of Paradise. Cloth cover, dj with a few chips. War economy paper. Name of previous owners on front endpaper, o/wise very good. 19 x 12.5.
An anthology of the Pacific, dedicated to the men of the fighting services: Australians, New Zealanders & Americans in the Pacific zone.
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$15

61904
BARRETT, Margaret
JEAN TREMOULET, The Unloved Consul-General (in Explorations - No. 51)

Melbourne. 2011. ISFAR / Institute for the Study of French-Australian Relations. December 2011. 64 PP. Contains article pages 15 to 32. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8.
WWII: Australia / Free French and Vichy France.
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$10

40813
BAUDCHON, Gérard (editor)
TABLEAUX DE L'ECONOMIE CALEDONIENNE 1997 - TEC 97

Nouméa. 1997. I.T.S.E.E. 1st Ed. 224 PP with maps, graphs and tables. Inside covers: 14 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 23.8 x 15.7.
New Caledonia - Facts and Figures 1997. Economic and social study, as well as statistics for New Caledonia up to December 1997.
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$25

65661
BEARDSLEY, Charles
GUAM PAST AND PRESENT

Tokyo. 1965. Charles E. Tuttle. 2nd printing of the 1964 original. 262 PP with 15 b/w photos, plus 1 folded map. Eps: Maps Isle de Guahan ou Isle St Jean. Cloth cover, device (outrigger canoe) on front board. Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 21.5 x 14.
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$10

46518
BELLWOOD, Peter (editorial co-ordinator)
INDO-PACIFIC PREHISTORY 1990 - Volume 1

Canberra. 1991. Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association / A.N.U. 1st Ed. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association, No. 10 - 1991. (8), 405 PP with tables and figures. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.
40 papers of the proceedings of the 14th Congress of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 26 August to 2 September 1991.
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$40

54935
BELLWOOD, Peter (editorial co-ordinator)
INDO-PACIFIC PREHISTORY 1990 - Volume 2

Canberra. 1991. Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association / A.N.U. 1st Ed. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association, No. 11 - 1991. (8), 411 PP with tables and figures. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on preliminary page, o/wise near fine. 25 x 17.
38 papers of the proceedings of the 14th Congress of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 26 August to 2 September 1991.
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$35

56193
BELLWOOD, Peter, BOWDERY, Doreen, ALLEN, Jane... (Editorial Team)
INDO-PACIFIC PREHISTORY: The Melaka Papers - Volume 4

Canberra. 2000. Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association / A.N.U. 1st Ed. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association No. 20. (4), 170 PP with tables and figures (graphs, maps, photos and drawings). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.3 x 20.8.
16 papers of the Proceedings of the 16th Congress of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association, Melaka, Malaysia, 1-7 July 1998.
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$45

56194
BELLWOOD, Peter, BOWDERY, Doreen, GLOVER, Ian... (Editorial Team)
INDO-PACIFIC PREHISTORY: The Melaka Papers - Volume 5

Canberra. 2001. Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association / A.N.U. 1st Ed. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association No. 21. (4), 169 PP with tables and figures (graphs, maps, photos and drawings). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.3 x 20.8.
24 papers of the Proceedings of the 16th Congress of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association, Melaka, Malaysia, 1-7 July 1998.
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$45

56195
BELLWOOD, Peter, BOWDERY, Doreen, GLOVER, Ian... (Editorial Team)
INDO-PACIFIC PREHISTORY: The Melaka Papers - Volume 6

Canberra. 2002. Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association / A.N.U. 1st Ed. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association No. 22. (4), 180 PP with tables and figures (graphs, maps, photos and drawings). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.3 x 20.8.
19 papers of the Proceedings of the 16th Congress of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association, Melaka, Malaysia, 1-7 July 1998.
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$45

56197
BELLWOOD, Peter, BOWDERY, Doreen, KEATES, Susan ... (Editorial Team)
INDO-PACIFIC PREHISTORY: The Taipei Papers - Volume 2

Canberra. 2004. Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association / A.N.U. 1st Ed. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association No. 24. (4), 168 PP with tables and figures (graphs, maps, photos and drawings). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.3 x 20.8.
19 papers of the Proceedings of the 17th Congress of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association, Taipei, Taiwan, 9 to 15 September 2002.
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$45

56196
BELLWOOD, Peter, BOWDERY, Doreen, PEARSON, Richard ... (Editorial Team)
INDO-PACIFIC PREHISTORY: The Taipei Papers - Volume 1

Canberra. 2003. Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association / A.N.U. 1st Ed. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association Volume 23. (4), 200 PP with tables and figures (graphs, maps, photos and drawings). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.3 x 20.8.
20 papers of the Proceedings of the 17th Congress of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association, Taipei, Taiwan, 9 to 15 September 2002.
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$45

56200
BELLWOOD, Peter, CHEN, Xingcan, LIU, Li ... (Editorial Team)
INDO-PACIFIC PREHISTORY: Papers from the Manila Congress - Volume 28

Canberra. 2008. Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association / A.N.U. 1st Ed. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association No. 28. (4), 126 PP with tables and figures (graphs, maps, photos and drawings). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.3 x 20.8.
17 papers of the Proceedings: 18th Congress of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association, Manila, Philippines, 20 to 26 March 2006.
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$45

56199
BELLWOOD, Peter, CHEN, Xingcan, LIU, Li ... (Editorial Team)
INDO-PACIFIC PREHISTORY: Papers from the Taipei and Manila Congresses - Volume 27

Canberra. 2007. Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association / A.N.U. 1st Ed. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association No. 27. (4), 170, (2) PP with tables and figures (graphs, maps, photos and drawings). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.3 x 20.8.
18 papers of the Proceedings: 18th Congress of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association, Manila, Philippines, 20 to 26 March 2006.
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$45

36473
BENCIVENGO, Yann
LA MINE EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE

Nouméa. 1999. Editions Ile de Lumière. 1st Ed. Volume 2 in the "101 mots pour comprendre" series. 268 PP with b/w & colour illustrations and 2 folded colour maps. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 19 x 13. 2912429072
Mines and mining industry in New Caledonia.
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$40

42697
BENNETT, George
WANDERINGS IN NEW SOUTH WALES, BATAVIA, PEDIR COAST, SINGAPORE AND CHINA; being the journal of a Naturalist in those countries during 1832, 1833, and 1834 (in two volumes)

Adelaide. 1967. Libraries Board of South Australia. Facsimile reprint of the 1834 original, No. 115 in the Australiana Facsimile Editions series. Volume I: (2), XVI, 440, (1) PP with 4 drawings. Fp: Bugong Mountain. Volume II: (2), VIII, 428 PP. Fp: Dutch & English portion of the European Factory at Canton. Hard cover, simile vellum, gilt title on spine. Light foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
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$120

66451
BENNETT, Judy & LECKIE, Jacqui (conveners & editors)
PACIFIC HISTORY ASSOCIATION - 17th Biennial Conference " Te Moana-Nui-a-Kiwa" (The Great Ocean of Kiwa - Oceania)

Dunedin. 2006. PHA Conference Secretary. 1st Ed. No pagination, 116 PP. Soft cover, pictorial front. Fine. 29.8 x 21.2.
Programme of the 17th Conference held at University of Otago, Dunedin, Aotearoa / New Zealand: 7-10 December 2006.
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$20

39923
BERGER, Bernard
LA BROUSSE EN FOLIE - Tome 8: ON A MARCHE SUR LA GOLCOSSE

Nouméa. 1998. Editions Brousse en Folie. Reprint of the 1994 original. Volume 8 in "La Brousse en Folie" series. 52 PP of comic strips by Bernard Berger. Eps: The farm. Pictorial laminated boards. French text. Fine. 29.2 x 22.6.
Holidays on the Gold Coast.
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$45

65143
BERGER, Bernard
LE PAYS D'ENTRE-DEUX - La Fabuleuse Histoire du Destin Commun, Livre Deux: 1900-1957

Nouméa. 2014. 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. 9782914544566
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$85

57890
BERNDT, Ronald M. & LAWRENCE, Peter (editors)
POLITICS IN NEW GUINEA, Traditional and in the Context of Change some Anthropological Perspectives

Perth. 1971. University of Western Australia Press. 1st Ed. XVIII, 430 PP with 3 tables, 7 maps and 8 diagrams. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket with traces of water damage, o/wise very good. 24.8 x 17.8. 855640537
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$20

66130
BESLU, Christian
TRANCHE DE VIE A MORUROA

Papeete. 2003. Société des Etudes Océaniennes & Editions Le Motu. 1st edition in Collection Passé Présent. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (charts, ephemera, maps and plans, newspaper clippings and photos). Laminated pictorial boards. Dedicatory note on front endpaper dated and signed by the author. French text. Fine. 28 x 24.8. 291510509X
Some aspects of life on Mururoa Atoll (French nuclear testing ground).
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$100

65836
BONNE, M.
ATLAS MARITIME OU CARTES REDUITES DE TOUTES LES CÔTES DE FRANCE, avec des Cartes particulières des Isles voisines les plus considérables, suivies des Plans des principales Villes Maritimes de ce Royaume

Paris. 1762. Chez Lattré. 1st Ed. Avertissement, 6 Mars, 1762, by Bellin. 8, (30 plates on double page), 46, 4 PP with 32 colour plates (Title page, Dédicace au Roi and 30 colour plates on double page (1 Chart of France, 6 charts on the Atlantic Coast, 2 charts on the Mediterranean Coast, 3 charts on islands off the Atlantic Coast and 18 of plans). Full leather bound, gilt decorated covers, gilt title (shortened) on spine, all edges gilt, marbled enddpapers. Last plate with a short repair at fold and a few pages have small nicks at the bottom and one very small repaired closed tear. Corners of covers rubbed. French text. A near fine copy. Rare. Octavo format: 12.8 x 8.5.
Coasts and Ports of France, before the purchase of the Island of Corsica. An item for the collector. More images available upon request.
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$4500

37920
BONNER, Senator N.T., et al..
THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS OF ABORIGINES AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERS AND THE PRESERVATION OF THEIR SACRED SITES

Canberra. 1974. The Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia / A. G. P. S. 1st Ed. XIV, 134 PP with 10 tables. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0642005729
Second progress report from the Senate Standing Committee on Social Environment.
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$10

65044
BOOTH, Robert
THE TWO SAMOAS STILL COMING OF AGE (in National Geographic Magazine)

Washington. 1985. National Geographic Society. Volume 168, No. 4, October 1985. Contains article between pages 452 and 473 with colour illustrations (1 location map, 1 map with National Flags, and 17 colour photos by Melinda Berge. Pictorial soft cover. Spine lightly rubbed. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
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$10

65177
BOUARD, Séverine
LA RURALITE KANAK: à la recherche d'un modèle décolonisé

Papeete. 2013. Au Vent des Îles. 1st Ed. 385, (3 publications) PP with tables and 34 figures. Pictorial stiff cover. New. French text. 22.6 x 15. 9782367341255
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$70

32957
BOUDINE, Joël
LE REGIME FISCAL DES DEPARTEMENTS D'OUTRE-MER

Paris. 1998. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in Sociétés et Economies Insulaires series. 264 PP, (6 adv.) with tables. Card cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 16. 273846436X
The French overseas Departments (including Réunion Island, Indian Ocean) and their financial system.
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$35

42149
BOULLAIRE, Jacques
JACQUES BOULLAIRE ET TAHITI

Moorea. 1996. Editions Le Motu. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Aiu Deschamps Boullaire. 160 PP with 10 drawings, 55 b/w and 74 colour plates. Title page: Chapeau du Dimanche. Pictorial laminated boards. French text (introduction in English and French). Fine. 32.8 x 24. 295037158
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$200

11845
BRAKE, Brian, McNEISH, James & SIMMONS, David
ART OF THE PACIFIC

Wellington. 1979. O.U.P. / Arts Councils of New Zealand. 1st Ed. 240 PP with over 180 b/w & colour illust. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 31 x 24. 0195580435
Based on items from the most comprehensive collection of Pacific art found in New Zealand. Social significance and use of the items as well as the materials employed in their manufacture (wood, bone, shell, stone).
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$25

53158
BROOKFIELD, H. C., ELLIS, F. & WARD, R. G.
LAND, CANE AND COCONUTS - Papers on the rural economy of Fiji

Canberra. 1985. Research School of Pacific Studies / ANU. 1st Ed. Publication HG/17 by yDepartment of Human Geograph. X, 11- 251, (3) PP with 1 map, 9 figures and 17 tables. Soft cover, illustrated front. Spine lightly sunned. Near fine. 24.4 x 17.2. 0867847271
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$15

65599
BROWN, Theo W.
THE BOY AND THE SHARK

Sydney. 1979. Ataruka Publishing. 1st Ed. (24), 183 PP with 5 maps in text plus 40 pages with 14 colour and 45 bw photos. Hard cover, dj. Dedicatory note on verso of half title page dated and signed by the author. Dust jacket is fine, hard covers are a little speckled on outer edges and with foxing spots, o/wise a near fine copy. 24.2 x 15.5. 0959943668
Account on the research for a shark repellent carried out in Rangiroa, in the Tuamotus.
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$25

65889
BRUNE, Peter
THOSE RAGGED BLOODY HEROES: from the Kokoda Trail to Gona Beach 1942

Sydney. 1992. Allen & Unwin. Second impression of the 1992 paperback edition of the 1991 original.. Foreword by Lieutenant-Colonel Ralph Honner. XVI, 309 PP with b/w illustrations (6 drawings / cartoons, 12 maps / plans and 59 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 23 x 15.3. 1863732640
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$10

49423
BRYAN, Edwin H. Jr.
AMERICAN POLYNESIA AND THE HAWAIIAN CHAIN

Honolulu. 1942. Tongg Publishing. 1st Ed. 253 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 20 pages with 40 b/w photos. Fp: Outline map of the Pacific. Green cloth covers has a little specking around edges. Ageing of paper on outside edges. Ingleton bookplate. Ingleton No. 6295. A very good clean copy. 23.3 x 15.5.
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$30

56951
BUFFETT, Alice & LAYCOCK, Donald C.
SPEAK NORFOLK TODAY

Norfolk Island. 1988. Himii Publishing. 2nd printing in August 1988 of the June 1988 original. Publication No. 5, of Languages for Intercultural Communication in the Pacific Area Project of the Australian Academy of Humanities. Foreword by Shirley Harrison. VIII, 78 PP with 13 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Signed on title page by Alice Buffett, co-author. Fine. 20.6 x 14.2. 0731631080
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$35

65746
BULBECK, Chilla
AUSTRALIAN WOMEN IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Colonial Passages 1920-1960

Melbourne. 1992. Cambridge University Press. 1st Ed. XII, 327 PP with 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Slight ageing of paper. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Two names in the biographical notes underlined, o/wise fine. 24.2 x 17.8. 0521412854
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$30

68573
BURCHILL, Elizabeth
THURSDAY ISLAND NURSE

Adelaide. 1972. Rigby. 1st edition with a foreword by H.J. Winterbottom. (10), 140 PP, plus 12 pages with 24 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Clear plastic cover on dust jacket taped on endpapers. Note on verso of half title page dated and signed by the author. Very good clean copy. 22.5 x 14.2. 0851793029
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$35

52348
CADILHAC, Dominique
LES MONTAGNES DU PACIFIQUE

Paris. 2005. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. No. 6 in Lettres du Pacifique series. Preface by Hélène Colombani. 285, (5) PP with 21 drawings by the author. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 229601769X
Novel set in the Marquesas Islands.
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$40

65787
CALVO, Msgr. Oscar L. (editor)
THE APOSTLE OF THE MARIANAS - The Life, Labors and Martyrdom of Ven. Diego Luis de San Vitores 1627-1672

Agana, Guam. 1970. Diocese of Agana. 1st Ed. Foreword by Felixberto Camacho Flores. Translated from the Spanish by Alberto Risco, S.J. and Juan M. H. Ledesma, S.J. XVI, 234 PP, plus 64 pages with 91 b/w illustrations (charts, maps and plans, drawings & engravings, photos). Fp: Venerable Diego Luis de San Vitores. FEP: Map with route between Spain and Guam. Hard cover, dj (chipped). Slight ageing of paper. Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper. Dedicatory note on title page, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce. 22.4 x 15.5.
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$40

56019
CAPELL, A.
AROSI GRAMMAR

Canberra. 1971. Pacific Linguistics / A.N.U. 1st Ed., in Pacific Linguistics, Series B - No. 20. IV, 90, (8 list of publications) PP with 1 sketch map of San Cristobal. Card cover, staples, title on front cover and gilt title on spine. Stamp of previous owner on preliminary page, browning around edges of covers, o/wise very good. 25.3 x 20.
A study of the Arosi language of San Cristobal in the Solomon Islands.
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$50

41139
CAPON, Edmund & PANG, Mae Anna
CHINESE PAINTINGS OF THE MING AND QING DYNASTIES - XIV-XXth centuries

Sydney. 1981. International Cultural Corporation of Australia Limited. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 1 map, 4 figures and 100 plates in colour. Laminated boards, illustrated front cover (seal of the exhibition). Near fine. 28.2 x 21.5. 0959412204
Travelling exhibition: New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia & Victoria, between April 1981 and January 1982.
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$5

65313
CARLES, Rubén D.
VICTORIANO LORENZO, El Guerrillero de la Tierra de Los Cholos

Alcadia de Panama. 2003. Comision del Centenario de la Republica / Biblioteca del Centenario. 3rd edition (April 2003) of the 1950 original. 159 PP with b/w illustrations (head pieces and 8 portraits). Marbled endpapers. Pictorial hard covers (coat of arms of Panama City on back cover). Spanish text. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 24.3 x 17.
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$20

11964
CARNE, Derek
LANDRIGHTS - A Christian Perspective

Sydney. 1980. Australian Council of Churches / Catholic Commission for Justice & Peace. 1st Ed. (4), 160 PP with 12 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 21.8 x 13.8. 0909188408
Landrights and Aboriginal culture, Europeans and the Church.
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$10

32958
CARREIRA, Ernestine
SOURCES EUROPEENES SUR LE GUJARAT

Paris. 1998. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., No. 10 in the Société d'Histoire de l'Orient series. 210 PP with 1 map. Decorated card cover. Near fine. English & French texts. 24 x 16. 2738474101
9 papers (2 in French and 7 in English) on the European knowledge of Gujarat, one of the powerful Indian Sultanate of the 15th and 16th centuries. From the archives of Great Britain, India, Netherlands and Sweden.
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$40

36110
CARUANA, Wally
L'ART DES ABORIGENES D'AUSTRALIE

Paris. 1994. Editions Thames & Hudson SARL. 1st edition of the 1993 English original Aboriginal Art, translated by Luc Bessière. Collection Univers de l'Art. 216 PP with 31 colour and 156 b/w illust. Fp: Banumbirr, l'étoile du matin, by Jack Wunuwun, 1987. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 21 x 15. 2878110781
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$25

65303
CASARES, Joaquin Garcia
HISTORIA DEL DARIEN: Cuevas, Cunas, Españoles, Afros, presencia y actualidad de los Chocoes

Panama. 2008. Editorial Universitaria Carlos Manuel Gasteazoro. 1st edition limited to 500 copies. 559 PP with b/w illustrations (charts & maps, plans & sketch maps, facsimile of documents and 40 photos) plus 9 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Lower corner of front cover with small creases, o/wise near fine. Spanish text. 28 x 23.2. 9789962531586
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$150

65854
CERAM, C. W.
A PICTURE HISTORY OF ARCHAEOLOGY

London. 1958. Thames and Hudson. 1st English edition, translated from the German original by Richard and Clara Winston. 360 PP with 310 b/w illustrations, plus 16 plates in full colour . Cloth cover, vignette on front board, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with repaired tears. Occasional foxing. Very good. 23.5 x 18.
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$15

53248
CERF, Patrick
LA DOMINATION DES FEMMES A TAHITI. Des Violences envers les Femmes au Discours du Matriarcat

Papeete. 2007. Au Vent des îles. 1st Ed. 521, (3 publications) PP with 2 maps and 2 tables. Pictorial stiff cover. French text. Fine. 22.5 x 14. 2925654182
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$45

65220
CHABBERT, Claude
PATUA - Scènes vécues de MOOREA-TAHITI

Toulouse. 1946. Editions Laclau. 1st Ed. Preface by Comte H. Begouen. 144, (2) PP. Soft covers, colour vignette on front. Ageing of paper and light foxing, o/wise very good. French text. 20.4 x 13.
Voyage from Marseille to Tahiti on "Eridan" of Messageries Maritimes. ...
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$45

65311
CHALIAND, Gérard & RAGEAU, Jean-Pierre
ATLAS STRATEGIQUE - Géopolitique des rapports de forces dans le monde

Paris. 1984. France Loisirs. 2nd edition. 224 PP with graphs, tables, maps and plans in colour by Catherine Petit. Laminated boards, illustrated front. French text. Near fine. Oblong: 18.5 x 25.5. 2724220080
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$10

42839
CHANSIN, Michel
C'EST UNE TERRE MA'OHI

Papeete. 2001. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed., in Te / Ata / Mau series. 174 PP with 94 b/w plates. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 27.5 x 22. 2909790932
Pictorial witness of Tahiti.
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$40

47246
CHASTEL, Patrick
TE FENUA ENATA / LA TERRE DES HOMMES

Papeete. 2003. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 167, (3 publications) PP with 22 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 22.4 x 14.5. 2909790398
Marquesas Islands through: legends, notes by explorers or voyagers, letters, reports, reminiscences...
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$40

16619
CHEVILLON, Christophe
BIOSEDIMENTOLOGIE DU GRAND LAGON NORD DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE

Paris. 1992. Editions ORSTOM. 1st Ed. in Collection Etudes et Thèses series. 224 PP with graphs, 7 tables, and 82 figures. Pict. card cover. French text. Fine. 26.8 x 20.8. 2709911000
Study of 206 sediment samples from the soft bottoms of the Great Northern Lagoon of New Caledonia. Textural and granulometric characteristics, terrigenous fraction and colour.
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$20

65933
CHINNERY, Sarah
MALAGUNA ROAD - The Papua and New Guinea Diaries of Sarah Chinnery

Canberra. 1998. National Library of Australia. 1st Ed. Edited and introduced by Kate Fortune. (4), 246 PP with 1 drawing, 6 maps & plans and 50 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on title page. Signs of old water damage affecting the book (paper crumpled, covers with creases). Reading copy only. 23 x 15. 0642106878
Account of indigenous and colonial life in New Guinea during the 1920s and early 1930s.
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$10

66352
CLARK, Rosemary, HOBAN, Mary, MADDOCKS, Hilary
2002 COLLECTION OF AUSTRALIAN STAMPS - Deluxe Edition

Melbourne. 2002. Australian Postal Corporation. Deluxe edition of the 2002 Collection. 56 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus the 4 stock sheets with the 50 mint stamps and 4 miniature sheets issued for 2002 (face value 47.48 A$).. Hard cover, illustrated front board, with matching slip case. Fine (mint condition). 31 x 21.5.
Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. Australian Lighthouses. ... Flinders - Baudin, Encounter Bay 1802 ...
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$80

65594
CLARKE, Peter
HELL AND PARADISE - The Norfolk, Bounty, Pitcairn Saga

Melbourne. 1986. Viking. 1st Ed. 189 PP with b/w & colour illust. Half-title page: Cat-o'-nine-tails. Titlespread: Matavai Bay, Island of Otahytey. FEP: Map of Norfolk Island. REP: Map of Pitcairn Island. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and spine, dj. Signed by the author on front endpaper and signature of previous owner. Near fine. 26 x 24.5. 0670815217
Two small islands in the South Pacific, miles apart, but linked by a common history and the descendants of the mutineers of HMS Bounty.
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$20

65622
CLELAND, Rachel
PATHWAYS TO INDEPENDENCE - Story of Official and Family Life in Papua New Guinea from 1951 to 1975

Perth. 1985. Author. 2nd edition of the 1984 original. 370 PP with 20 head pieces and 39 b/w photos. Eps: Maps of Papua New Guinea with inserts. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Note to previous owner at top of title page, o/wise near fine. 23.2 x 15.7. 0958935408
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$5

65823
COCKCROFT, John
ISLES OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC - Papua and New Guinea, New Britain, New Ireland, Bougainville

Sydney. 1968. Angus and Robertson. 1st Ed. 136 PP with 1 map, 29 drawings by Faye Owner, 70 b/w and 16 colour photos (caption of photographs in English and Pidgin). Hard cover, device on front board. Name of previous owner on title page. Covers with rubbed patches and repaired at head of spine. Very good. 28.7 x 22.
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$5

35497
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
DEFENCE REPORT 1990-91

Canberra. 1991. A.G.P.S. 1st Ed. VI, 300 PP with graphs, tables, organigrams and 263 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24.9 x 17.5.
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$15

57598
CONNELL, John
NEW CALEDONIA OR KANAKY? The Political History of a French Colony

Canberra. 1987. ANU. 1st Ed. Volume 16 in the Pacific Research Monograph series. XX, 493 PP (28 pages of references) with 22 tables, 18 maps, and 6 figures. Pictorial soft cover. Spine lightly sunned and with creases. Near fine. 24.5 x 17.5. 0731505123
From the first settlers, Melanesians, to the 1987 "Fabius Plan", towards autonomy and independence.
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$40

66100
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. Dedicatory note on front endpaper signed by the author. French text. Fine. 21 x 15.
Some of the Communards (political deportees) settled in New Caledonia, after the general Amnesty of 1878. Their life then and their lineage in New Caledonia today.
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$40

66099
CORNET, Claude
LA GRANDE REVOLTE 1878 - Comptes-rendus officiels, Extraits de presse, Lettres et documents inédits

Nouméa. 2000. Editions de la Boudeuse. 1st Ed. 313, (3) PP with 4 maps, 15 facsimile of documents and 16 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Dedicatory note on front endpaper signed by the author. French text. Fine. 21 x 15.
Kanak rebellion of 1878 against French settlers and troops, through official documents, newspaper reports ...
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$65

47514
CROCOMBE, Ron
THE NEW SOUTH PACIFIC

Wellington / Suva. 1978. Reed Education / University of the South Pacific. Reprint of the 1973 original. VIII, 130, (3) PP, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the Islands of the Pacific. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.2 x 13.8. 0589011049
Cover the indigenous traditions of the past and the impact of changes to the way of life. Future trends & developments.
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$10

65205
DALMAYRAC, Dany
L' ILE MONDE - Nouvelles

Paris. 2004. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. No. 2 in Collection Lettres du Pacifique. 156 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note dated and signed by the author. Near fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747582604
4 short stories set in New Caledonia.
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$40

54145
DAMM, Hans
KANAKA - Menschen der Südsee

Leipzig. 1959. Veb F. A. Brockhaus Verlag. 1st Ed. 372 PP with 32 text illustrations (drawings, maps), plus 1 folded map, 8 colour plates and 20 plates with 31 b/w photos. Cloth cover, decoration on front cover, dj (chipped). German text. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 20.5 x 14.5.
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$15

11896
DANIELSSON, Bengt
THE HAPPY ISLAND

London. 1952. Allen & Unwin. 1st English edition, translated from the 1951 Swedish original Den Lyckliga ön by F. H. Lyon. 252, (4 adv.) PP, plus 14 pages with 32 b/w photos. Fp: Coconut palms. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). A little light foxing, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.5.
The carefree life in 1949 on the atoll of Raroia where Bengt returned with his wife two years after the end of the Kon Tiki expedition.
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$20

65145
DAVAR
AGRICULTURE CALEDONIENNE - Mémento Agricole Données 2013 / Agricultural Memento Data 2013

Nouméa. 2014. DAVAR (Direction des Affaires Vétérinaires, Alimentaires et Rurales). July 2014 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..
2013 state of agriculture in New Caledonia: in graphs and tables.
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$10

65754
DAVIDSON, J. W. & SCARR, Deryck (editors)
PACIFIC ISLANDS PORTRAITS

Canberra. 1976. ANU Press. Corrected reprint of the 1970 original. Paperback edition. XIV, 346 PP with 8 maps, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (rubbed and soiled). Foxing on outside edges. Good reading copy. 20.8 x 13. 0708101747
Peter Dillon by J.W. Davidson, Cakobau and Ma'afu by Deryck Scarr, Xavier Montrouzier by Hugh M. Laracy...
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$15

66293
DAY, David
THE WEATHER WATCHERS: 100 Years of the Bureau of Meteorology

Melbourne. 2007. Melbourne University Publishing / Bureau of Meteorology. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Geoff Love, Director of Meteorology. XIV, 530 PP with 24 headpieces with colour photos, b/w and colour illustrations(drawings, graphs, maps, newspaper clippings and photos). Eps: 105 colour maps showing Australian Rainfall by year from 1900 until 2005. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Mint condition. 25.3 x 17.5. 9780522852752
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$30

65257
DE CURTON, Emile
TAHITI

Alger. 1945. Office Français d' Edition / Service des Publications de la France Combattante. 1st edition limited to 3000 copies, published in London. 141, (3) PP with 3 head pieces, 4 maps and 37 b/w photos. Fp: large folded map. Illustrated soft cover. Lower part of 10 last leaves and rear cover slightly damaged (not allecting text or photos). Very good. French text. 21 x 15.8.
The involvement of a doctor to rally French Polynesia to join the fighting forces of the free-French of De Gaulle. He later became Governor there.
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$25

13714
DE CURTON, Emile
TAHITI 40 - Récit du Ralliement à la France Libre des Etablissements Français d'Océanie

Paris. 1973. Société des Océanistes. 1st Ed., publication No. 31. 178 PP with 2 maps plus 32 pages of Annex with documents & 20 pages with 57 b/w photos. Card cover, dj. Near fine. French text. 25 x 16.2.
The involvement of a doctor to rally French Polynesia to join the fighting forces of the free-French of De Gaulle. He later became Governor there.
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$45

12688
de DECKKER, Paul (editor)
LE PEUPLEMENT DU PACIFIQUE ET DE LA NOUVELLE CALEDONIE AU XIXè SIECLE, Condamnés, Colons, Convicts, Coolies, Chân Dang

Paris. 1994. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 432 PP with 1 map. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on top outside edge, o/wise fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2738423582
The various phases of settlement in New Caledonia. Penal & political deportees, work force (coolies, indentured labour) and development of the Territory: white settlers & colonialism with their impact...
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$50

54469
DENNIS, Peter (editor)
1945 - WAR AND PEACE IN THE PACIFIC: Selected Essays

Canberra. 1999. Australian War Memorial. 1st Ed. (6), 213 PP with tables. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5 0642565481
Cherry Blossoms Falling: Japanese Combat Behaviour at War's End, by Roger J. Spiller. The Final Campaigns of the Pacific War, by David Horner... Send Them All Back: Repatriation of Japanese Internees held in Australia during the Second World War, by Yuriko Nagata...
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$20

65189
DESCHAMPS, Charles
LES PATTES JAUNES - Itinéraire d'une jeune fille de Bourail

Nouméa. 2011. Author. 1st Ed. (14), 235, (7) PP with 1 drawing of a "Acridotheres tristis" (Merle des Moluques). Pictorial soft cover. New. French text. 21 x 15. 9782955052105
Novel set in New Caledonia.
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$45

53259
DESCOMBELS, Alain, & LAGADEC, Gaël
QUELLE ECONOMIE POUR LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE ?

Nouméa. 2007. Author. 1st Ed. 210, (2) PP with diagrams, graphs and tables. Pict. soft cover. Fine. French text. 21 x 15. 2952995405
How to prepare New Caledonia for 2018 (end of the Nouméa Accord).
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$30

66362
DESTREMAU, Maxime
REGARDS PACIFIQUES: Campagne de Polynésie (1913-1915)

Lardy, France. 2014. A La Frontière. 1st Ed. 136 PP with 1 b/w photos, 1 facsimile of a letter to his wife and 12 b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, sketches) by the author. Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 22 x 15 9782918665038
32 letters (never published) to his wife. Crossing from France to Sydney, via Suez Canal, on the passenger ship Calédonien. Joining the French warship Zélée. Crossing: Sydney, Nouméa, Wallis Island, Tahiti. Cruising French Polynesia. WWI and defence of Papeete against the German cruisers Scharnhorst and Gneisenau ...
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$25

66105
DEVATINE, Flora, BAERT, Annie, TCHERKEZOFF, Serge, et al.
L' ESPACE-TEMPS (in Bulletin du LARSH No. 2)

Papeete. 2005. ISEPP / Au Vent des Iles. Bulletin No. 2, du LARSH (Laboratoire de Recherche en Sciences Humaines de Polynésie Française). 428 PP, (4 publications) with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on front endpaper dated and signed by Annie Baert, co-author. French text (with abstracts in English, French and Ma'ohi). A few foxing spots on outside top edge, o/wise fine. 22.3 x 14.5. 2909790185
19 papers on anthropology, culture, ethnology and linguistics, sociology...
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$60

65655
DEXTER, David
THE NEW GUINEA OFFENSIVES

Canberra. 1961. Australian War Memorial. 1st Ed., in the "Australia in the War of 1939-1945" series One (Army), Volume VI. XX, 851 PP with 8 maps and 98 sketch maps, plus 52 pages with 5 maps (1 on double page) and 68 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24 x 16.
Vol VI: The New Guinea Offensives.
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$35

14097
DIOLE, Philippe
THE FORGOTTEN PEOPLE OF THE PACIFIC

London. 1977. Cassell. 1st UK edition. 302 PP with b/w illustrations & colour photos. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with creases and repaired chips. Foxing spots on half title page and endpapers, o/wise very good. 26.5 x 18.5. 0304298999
The tribes of Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands & Vanuatu (New Hebrides). 42 pages on discovery & exploration.
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$10

11925
DOUMENGE, Jean-Pierre
PAYSANS MELANESIENS EN PAYS CANALA, Nouvelle Calédonie

Talence. 1975. C.E.G.E.T. / CNRS. 1st Ed. IV, 220 PP with 25 tables, and 50 b/w or colour figures (graphs, maps, plans) b/w illust. plus 20 full-page plates with 38 photos. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing. Very good. French text with one-page summary in English. 29.8 x 21.2. 2222016460
A study of the agricultural society on tribal lands in the region of Canala.
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$15

34308
DOUSSET-LEENHARDT, Roselène
TERRE NATALE TERRE D'EXIL

Paris. 1998. Maisonneuve & Larose. Reprint of the 1976 original. 316 PP with 1 musical score, 3 b/w illust. and 5 maps, plus 1 map and 6 b/w plates. Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 16. 2706813164
The Kanak uprising of 1878: roots and reasons, chronology...
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$35

65665
DRIVER, Marjorie G.
THE ACCOUNT OF FRAY JUAN POBRE'S RESIDENCE IN THE MARIANAS 1602

Guam. 1989. Micronesian Area Research Center. 1st edition. (2), 33 PP with 1 b/w illusration and a facsimile page of the original manuscript. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on title page. Near fine. 23 x 15.
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$30

13078
DRIVER, Marjorie G.
CROSS, SWORD, AND SILVER: THE NASCENT SPANISH COLONY IN THE MARIANA ISLANDS

Guam. 1990. Micronesian Area Research Center. 1st edition by M.A.R.C. (reprint from Pacific Studies, Volume 11, No.3, July 1988). (4), 31 PP with 1 map of Guam, 1679. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on first page. Dedicatory note on title page, dated and signed by the author. Near fine. 21.6 x 14.
Settlement of the Marianas in 1668, over a century after the first foothold of Spain in the Philippines in 1565...
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$50

13264
DRIVER, Marjorie G.
GUAM: A Nomenclatural Chronology

Guam. 1985. Micronesian Area Research Center. 1st edition in Educational series No. 5. VIII, 44 PP with 6 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on title page. Near fine. 23 x 15.
Study on the origin of the term used to identify the Island of Guam.
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$25

66113
du PREL, Alex W.
LE PARADIS EN FOLIE, Histoires des Iles de Polynésie

Papeete. 1994. Editions de Tahiti. Revised edition of the 1989 original. 140 PP, (1 adv.). Pictorial soft cover. Covers lightly soiled. Dedicatory note on page 5 dated and signed by the author. French text. Near fine. 19 x 11.5. 2907776096
Seven delightful tales of Tahiti.
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$15

65404
du PREL, Alex W.
TAHITI PACIFIQUE. Mensuel d'information & d'économie - Volume 23, 2013

Papeete. 2013. Tahiti-Pacifique Magazine. Volume 23 with 11 issues: 259 (January 2013) to 269 (December 2013). 11 issues for a total of 572 PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. French text. Fine set. 29.8 x 21.
The year 2013 in Tahiti. Issue No. 264 covers June and July 2013.
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$100

66112
DUBOIS, Jean-Marie & FREMY, Marie-Noëlle (editors)
LA POLYNESIE FRANCAISE

Nouméa. 2004. Editions Ile de Lumière. 1st edition. Volume 7 in the 101 mots pour comprendre series. 250 PP with 2 maps in colour, 6 colour illustrations, 3 b/w and 25 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on page (2), dated and signed by co-author Annie Baert. French text. Fine. 19 x 13. 2912429196
101 Words (explanations) to understand and discover French Polynesia.
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$40

40914
DUGARD, Martin
FARTHER THAN ANY MAN - The Rise and Fall of Captain James Cook

Sydney. 2001. Allen & Unwin. 1st Australian edition. XIV, 287 PP with 1 map on double page. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 23 x 15.2. 1865086312
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$10

65293
DUNLOP, Eric W. & PIKE, Walter
AUSTRALIA - Colony to Nation

Melbourne. 1960. Longmans. 1st Ed. (6), 250 PP with 40b/w illustrations (diagram, drawings, maps & plans, sketches). Hard cover, Title on font board and spine. Name of previous owners on front endpaper. Top and bottom outside edges inscribed "Australie". Occasional foxing. Very good. 22 x 14.
Chapter II: Winged boats and White strangers. Chapter III: Founding the convict colony. ... Chapter XI: Changes in Communication and Transport.
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$15

66993
DUNMORE, John & DE BROSSARD, Maurice
LE VOYAGE DE LAPEROUSE 1785-1788 (in Two Volumes)

Paris. 1985. Imprimerie Nationale. 1st edition in Voyages et Découvertes series. Tome I: XIII, 315 PP with 75 b/w & colour illustrations, plus a folded chart (in three parts) in rear pocket. Tome II: XIII, 512 PP with 192 b/w & colour illustrations. Both volumes bound in blue cloth with colour vignette on front cover, gilt title on front board and spine, and contained in an illustrated cloth slipcase. Dedicatory note on half title page of Volume I, dated and signed by the author. Endpapers of Volume II split at the gutter. Faint foxing. French text. A near fine set. 30.5 x 22. 2110808578
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$450

38205
DUPEYRAT, André
VINGT ET UN ANS CHEZ LES PAPOUS

Paris. 1957. La Colombe. Reprint of the 1952 original. Preface by Paul Claudel. (4), III, 4-240 PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 39 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing, o/wise very good. French text. 21.2 x 14.
Mitsinari - Twenty-one years with the Papuans.
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$10

20709
DUPUY, Colonel Trevor Nevitt
THE NAVAL WAR IN THE PACIFIC: THE RISING SUN OF NIPPON

New York. 1963. Franklin Watts. 1st Ed., No. 11 in The Military History of World War II series. (6), 90 PP with 14 maps & plans & 34 bw photos. Illust. hard cover. Very good. 22 x 18.5.
Growth of Japanese Sea power: rivalry with Russia, China then United States. Pearl Harbour to the struggle for Guadalcanal.
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$5

65762
DUVIC, G.-O.
SUFFREN ET LA CAMPAGNE DES INDES

Paris. 1952. Librairie Larousse. 1st Ed. in "Contes et Gestes Héroiques" series. 144 PP with 58 b/w illustrations (head pieces, tail pieces, text), plus 4 plates with 4 colour illustrations. All illustrations by Maurice Toussaint. Hard cover, illustrated front. Copy lacking the free fly of front endpaper and with name of previous owner on half title page. French text. Very good. 19.5 x 14.2.
Anglo French wars in India and the Indian Ocean.
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$20

66169
DUYKER, Edward
UN ACCENT SUR LE FRANCAIS / WITH A FRENCH ACCENT (in National Library of Australia News - 1994)

Canberra. 1994. National Library of Australia. Article pulled out from the July 1994 issue. Pages 12 to 15 with 3 b/w and 3 colour illustrations. Soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
On the first French contacts in Australia.
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$10

65785
EAMES, Jim
THE SEARCHERS, and their endless quest for lost aircrew in the Southwest Pacific

Brisbane. 1999. University of Queensland Press. 1st Ed. VIII, (2), 237 PP with 5 maps, plus 32 pages with 54 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper and foxing spots on outside edges. Name of previous owner on title page. Very good. Scarce. 22.8 x 15.2. 070223026X
"A thousand Australian airmen remained unaccounted for at war's end in 1945 - solving the puzzle of their disappearance was the task of the intrepid RAAF searcher unit".
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$70

40521
EARP, G.B. (editor)
WHAT WE DID IN AUSTRALIA: Being the practical experience of three clerks, in the stock-yard and at the gold fields

London. 1853. George Routledge. 1st Ed. 192 PP. Rebound copy - half bound, gilt lettering on spine (Australia, G.B. Earp, 1853). Lacks half title page and the book list advertisements. Signature of previous owner at top of title page. Contents very clean. Still a good copy. Scarce. 16.2 x 10.3.
Ferguson 9358.
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$100

52892
ECREPONT, Jean-Marie (editor)
HORIZONS CALEDONIENS

Nouméa. 1977. Jeune Chambre Economique de Nouméa. 1st Ed. Introduction by Jean-Gabriel Eriau, High Commissioner. 72 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Covers with light creases. French text. Very good. 27.7 x 21.
Mines, Industry, Trade, Agriculture, Fauna, Flora, Tourism..., in 1977. Published for the National Congress of the Jeunes Chambres Economiques Françaises held in Nouméa in August 1977.
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$10

52369
EDRIDGE, Sally (compiler)
SOLOMON ISLANDS BIBLIOGRAPHY TO 1980

Suva, Wellington & Honiara. 1985. Institute of Pacific Studies (USP) / Alexander Turnbull Library / The Solomon Islands National Library. 1st Ed. XVI, 476 PP. Eps: Map of the Solomon Islands. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Near fine. 25.8 x 19.5. 0908702035
Over 12,300 entries: Voyages, Earth Sciences... Arts.
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$25

65827
ELDREDGE, Dr. Lucius G.
INSIDE THE REEF

Agana, Guam. 1975. Pacifica Graphics. 1st bilingual edition. (5), III, 171, II, (3) PP with 83 colour plates by Ted L. Tansy. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Dust jacket with light wear and a few creases around the edges. Text in English and Japanese. Dedicatory note to previous owners on front endpaper signed by the author and his family. Near fine. Oblong: 18.5 x 21.
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$25

66357
ERICKSEN, Hilary, FOX, Paul, HOBAN, Mary ...
2008 COLLECTION OF AUSTRALIAN STAMPS

Melbourne. 2008. Australian Postal Corporation. Edition of the 2008 Collection. 56 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus the 5 stock sheets with the 123 mint stamps including the 4 miniature sheets issued for 2008 (face value 99.50 A$).. Hard cover, illustrated front board, with matching slip case. Fine (mint condition). 31 x 21.5.
Centenary of Scouting in Australia.
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$100

66358
ERICKSEN, Hilary, FOX, Paul, HOBAN, Mary ...
2009 COLLECTION OF AUSTRALIAN STAMPS

Melbourne. 2009. Australian Postal Corporation. Edition of the 2009 Collection. 54, (2) PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus the 4 stock sheets with the 115 mint stamps including the 9 miniature sheets and 3 sheetlets issued for 2009 (face value 89.10 A$).. Hard cover, illustrated front board, with matching slip case. Fine (mint condition). 31 x 21.5. 9780642368393
Australia Post - 200 Years. Queensland 150 years.
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$100

66356
ERICKSEN, Hilary, GERTSAKIS, Elizabeth & HOBAN, Mary
2007 COLLECTION OF AUSTRALIAN STAMPS

Melbourne. 2007. Australian Postal Corporation. Edition of the 2007 Collection. 56 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus the 6 stock sheets with the 100 mint stamps (including 2 "Motion Print" stamps on Surf Lifesaver) and 5 miniature sheets issued for 2007 (face value 77.55 A$).. Hard cover, illustrated front board, with matching slip case. Fine (mint condition). 31 x 21.5.
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$90

66762
ESKRIDGE, Robert Lee
MANGA REVA - THE FORGOTTEN ISLANDS

Indianapolis. 1931. Bobbs-Merrill. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Eunice Tietjens. (2), XI, 12-286 PP with 9 b/w illustrations, plus 13 b/w plates by author and 6 pages with 13 b/w photos. Fp: The cathedral was finished at last. Eps: Map in colour of the Gambier Archipelago. Cloth cover, red lettering title on front board and spine, top edge tinted. Very good. 23.8 x 16.
The remote Gambier Archipelago.
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$45

35322
EVANS, Owen & BROWN, Les
DARS-ET (This is it) - BIRDS & FLOWERS OF NORFOLK ISLAND

Norfolk. 1976. Norfolk Island Hospital Auxiliary. 1st Ed. Foreword by Elsie Hickey. No pagination, 16 PP with 24 colour photos. Inside back cover: A 1927 b/w photograph of the Hospital. Pictorial soft cover. Covers lightly rubbed. Near fine. 21 x 15.
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$10

65919
EWER, Dr. Peter
WOUNDED EAGLE - The Bombing of Darwin and Australia's Air Defence Scandal

Sydney. 2009. New Holland Publishers (Australia). 1st Ed. 240 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 map of Australia, 1 plan of Darwin and 17 photos. Hard cover, illustrated front. As new. 22.5 x 18.5. 9781741108255
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$30

49249
FAESSEL, Sonia & PEREZ, Michel (editors)
EROS ET THANATOS DANS LE PACIFIQUE SUD

Nouméa. 2001. CORAIL & Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 1st Ed. 224 PP. French text with English abstract and Englih text with French abstract. Soft cover. Fine. 21 x 13.5. 2951558015
16 papers (2 in English and 14 in French) presented at the 2000 seminar organised by the CORAIL group.
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$30

10295
FAHEY, Stephanie & DUGGAN, Stephen
PACIFIC PEOPLE AND PLACE, The Pacific in the 20th Century

Cambridge. 1993. C.U.P. 1st Ed. (6), 74 PP with 49 figures in text. Ep: Map of Pacific islands. Pict. soft cover. Fine. 26 x 21. 0521376262
Development, changing nature of people and environment. Impacts on urbanization, trade, foreign aid, tourism.
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$35

65611
FAHEY, Stephanie, PEAKE, Martin & QUANCHI, Max
THE SOUTH PACIFIC - Contemporary Issues: Peace and Development

Melbourne. 1989. Peace Education Resource Centre (Ministry of Education) & Pacific History Association. 1st Ed. (4), 120 PP with tables and b/w illustrations. Soft cover, spiral bound. Fine. 29.5 x 21.
Tourism - Culture - History ... Australia and the Pacific - Nuclear issues.
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$25

15659
FIDLON, Paul G. & RYAN, R. J. (editors)
THE JOURNAL OF ARTHUR BOWES SMYTH: Surgeon, Lady Penrhyn 1787-1789

Sydney. 1979. Australian Documents Library. 1st Ed. XX, 196 PP with 27 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 25 x 18.7. 0908219008
Lady Penrhyn, first fleeter, brought over 100 female convicts from England, returned home via Lord Howe, Kermadec, Tahiti, Penrhyn in the Cook Islands, Guam...
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$30

11818
FISCHER, P.-H.
LA FRANCE, SES RAPPORTS HISTORIQUES AVEC LES AUTRES PEUPLES (Two Volumes)

Chipping Norton. 1989. Surrey Beatty. 1st limited edition of 100 copies, this one is No.51 & signed by the author. Volume I: X, 424 PP. Volume II: VI, P.425-811. Hand-bound two part buckram, gilt-engraved raised spine. Fine. French text. Scarce. 25.5 x 19. 0949324167
Two massive volumes treating France's relations with the other nations of the world (in alphabetical order). Written by a former Sorbonne Professor living in Australia.
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$250

65881
FLANNERY, Tim
THROWIM WAY LEG: An Adventure

Melbourne. 1998. Text Publishing. 1st Ed. (10), 326 PP with head pieces and 8 maps (1 on double page), plus 16 pages with 28 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on title page. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 23.3 x 15.3.. 1875847626
Discoveries and studies on the Island of New Guinea (Irian Jaya & Papua New Guinea).
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$10

65603
FORD, Herbert
THE MISCELLANY OF PITCAIRN'S ISLAND

Mountain View, Ca. 1979. Pacific Press Publishing Association. 1st Ed. 206 PP. Soft cover, illustrated front. Slight ageing of paper and occasional foxing. Newspaper cutting loosely inserted. Very good. 21.5 x 14.5.
A brief sketch of its geography and history then: airplanes, animals ... Whales, Wind power, Women...
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$15

40667
FORTUNE, Félix-Hilaire
LES ILES FRANCAISES D' AMERIQUE - De la vision géopolitique de Richelieu à l'Union Européenne

Paris. 2000. l'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 531, (4 publications) PP with 11 tables. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2738492983
History of the French speaking islands of the American continent: Martinique, Guadeloupe. Insular empire started by Cardinal Richelieu in 1626 with the island of St Christope (St Kitts)...
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$30

50892
FRANCOIS, Auguste
LE MANDARIN BLANC. Souvenirs d'un consul en Extrême-Orient 1886-1904

Paris. 2006. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. Texts compiled and presented by Pierre Seydoux. 380 PP with 1 map, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 15.5. 2296002919
French consul and explorer in Tonkin and southern China.
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$45

42166
FRIMIGACCI, Daniel & VIENNE, Bernard
WALLIS FUTUNA - 3000 ANS D' HISTOIRE

Nouméa. 2001. Association de la Jeunesse Wallisienne et Futunienne en Nouvelle-Calédonie / IRD. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 6 maps, 12 plans and colour illustrations Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 21.
3000 years of history on the Islands of Wallis and Futuna.
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$25

50893
FROMENT-MEURICE, Henri
JOURNAL D'ASIE: Chine - Inde - Indochine - Japon 1969-1975

Paris. 2005. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in l'Asie à l'Harmattan series. 490 PP, (6 publications). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 16. 2747582701
French diplomacy in action to reach a cease fire, a peace and an end to the Vietnam War.
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$45

49139
FROST, Alan
EAST COAST COUNTRY: A North Queensland Dreaming

Melbourne. 1996. Melbourne University Press. 1st Ed. (X), 284 PP with 15 illustrations (4 maps and 11 drawings) by Ellsworth Overton. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on title page signed by the author. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.8. 0522847412
Alan Frost: Professor, History Department, La Trobe University, Victoria. Early years and history of Northern Queensland coast.
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$30

51348
GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES [THE]
THE AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHER, Vol.III, No.1, May 1936

Sydney. 1936. The Geographical Society of New South Wales. 32 PP with b/w photos. Stapled soft covers. Slight ageing of paper, few foxing spots. Near fine. 24.8 x 18.5.
Articles: The Ramu and Wahgi Valleys of New Guinea by A.J. Bearup, The Water Conservation Schemes of Burrinjuck, Hume and Wyangala, by Elizabeth F. Lawrence..
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$10

65142
GHIONE, Sergio
TURTLE ISLAND A Journey to Britain's Oddest Colony

London. 2002. Allen Lane / The Penguin Press. 1st UK edition, translated from the 2000 Italian original by Martin McLaughlin. (14), 158 PP with 1 diagram and 1 map with location map. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 22.4 x 14. 0713995475
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$20

53967
GILBERT AND ELLICE ISLANDS COLONY and the Central and Southern Line Islands
ANNUAL REPORT 1972

Tarawa. 1973. G. & E. I. C. Government 1st Ed. (4), 139 PP with over 40 tables. Stapled wrappers, typescript on recto only. Very good. 29.6 x 20.7.
Kiribati and Tuvalu in 1972.
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$20

65659
GLADWIN, Thomas
EAST IS A BIG BIRD, Navigation and Logic on Puluwat Atoll

Cambridge, Mass. 1970. Harvard University Press. 1st Ed. (18), 242 PP with 9 maps & diagrams by Samuel H. Bryant, and 64 b/w photos. Fp. Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with chips and small part missing at head of spine. Bookplate and gift note on front endpaper, note on half title page. Faint foxing. Very good. 23.7 x 15.7. 674224256
Description of the navigational system of the Puluwatan sailing canoes without instruments over trackless expanses of the Pacific ocean.
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$30

66129
GODARD, Philippe
WALLIS & FUTUNA

Nouméa. c. 1975. Editions Melanesia. 1st edition. (2), 206 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus 28 pages for "list of the illustrations" in French, Wallisian & English. Pictorial laminated boards. Dedicatory note on front endpaper dated and signed by the author. Short tear at foot of spine repaired. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. Oblong. 25 x 27.5.
A voyage of discovery through the French islands of Wallis & Futuna in the 1970's. Entertaining book for would-be student or ethnologist, with lavish illustrations.
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$50

55507
GODARD, Philippe & DE KERROS, Tugdual
1772: THE FRENCH ANNEXATION OF NEW HOLLAND: The Tale of Louis de Saint Aloüarn

Perth. 2008. Western Australia Museum. 1st English edition. Translated from the 2002 French original, by Odette Margot, Myra Stanbury & Sue Baxter. (10), 269, (3) PP with 2 tables and b/w illustrations (18 head pieces, 17 facsimile of documents), plus 48 PP with 68 b/w or colour plates. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.6 x 15.3. 9781920843984
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$30

51788
GODDIO, Franck & GUYOT DE SAINT MICHEL, Evelyne Jay
GRIFFIN, on the Route of an Indiaman

London. 1999. Periplus. 1st English edition. Translated from the French original by Ludwig von Bomhard and Leonard Harrow. XVI, 351 PP with 10 maps, 11 diagrams, 47 b/w or colour illustrations, 145 photos and 70 plates. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj, slipcase. Fine. 34.2 x 24.5. 1902699009
The Route to India, the Griffin, from shipwreck to excavation, the Xreck, from reality to the documents, the history of a cargo, . ...
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$40

46839
GORSKY, Bernard
LA DERNIERE ILE

Paris. 1965. Editions Albin Michel. 1st Ed. 208, (4) PP with 4 maps, plus 44 pages with 1 b/w and 66 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Spine with a crease. Occasional foxing. Very good. French text. 21.5 x 14.6.
A year through the outposts of the French Pacific: Tahiti, Wallis, New Caledonia (Loyalty Islands, Isle of Pines).
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$10

53414
GRAND, Simone
TAHU'A, TOHUNGA, KAHUNA - Le Monde Polynésien des Soins Traditionnels

Papeete. 2007. Au Vent des îles. 1st Ed. 354, (6 publications) PP. Pictorial stiff cover. French text. Fine. 22.5 x 15. 2915654264
Diseases and medicine in Polynesia, with the traditional doctors: Tahu'a in Tahiti, Tohunga in New Zealand, Kahuna in Hawai'i.
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$50

48539
GRANDJEAN, Philippe
L' INDOCHINE FACE AU JAPON 1940-1945. Decoux - de Gaulle, un malentendu fatal

Paris. 2004. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in Recherches Asiatiques series. 298, (1) PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747568571
Indochina between Japanese and the French government's conflicting policies (Vichy of Marshall Pétain and Free French of General de Gaulle).
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$30

66277
GRANTHAM, Alexander
VIA PORTS: From Hong Kong to Hong Kong

Hong Kong. 1965. Hong Kong University Press. 1st edition, limited to 1500 copies. XIV, 205 PP, plus 18 plates with 35 b/w photos. Fp: portrait of Sir Alexander Grantham. Eps: Location map and map of Hong Kong. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with chips and pieces missing. Occasional faint foxing. Signature of previous owner at top of half title page. Internally near fine. Scarce. 25 x 16.5.
Sir Alexander Grantham was a Governor of Hong Kong and he relates his personal experiences there along with his experiences in other postings with the Colonial Service. Hong Kong: 1922 - 1935 - Bermuda - Jamaica - Fiji and the South Pacific: 1945 - 1947 - Return to Hong Kong: 1947-1957.
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$110

64875
GREY, Zane
TALES OF TAHITIAN WATERS

Lyon, Miss. USA. 1991. Derrydale Press. Deluxe, leather-bound reprint of the original in a limited edition of 2500 hand numbered copies (No. 947/2500). Special Introduction and signed by Dr.Loren Grey, son of author Zane Grey. (4), VI, 303 PP, plus 52 pages with 47 b/w illustrations (2 watercolour and 45 photos). Fp: The Zane Grey Outfit at Flower Point Camp, Vairao, Tahiti. Endpapers with photos by the author. Leather bound, raised bands on spine, gilt decoration on covers, gilt title on front cover and spine. All edges gilt. Fine (mint condition). 27 x 19.5.
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$100

65864
GRINNELL-MILNE, Duncan
BADEN-POWELL AT MAFEKING

London. 1957. The Bodley Head. 1st Ed. Foreword by General Sir A. Godley. 224 PP with facsimile of a document, plus 8 pages with 15 b/w illustions (1 drawing and 14 photos) and a folded map "Mafeking and Surrounding" at rear of book. Fp: portrait of colonel Baden-Powell. Eps: map of southern Africa. Hard cover, gilt title on a sunned spine. Book plate of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22 x 14.5.
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$15

53102
GUIART, Jean
DU SANG SUR LE SABLE. Le vrai destin de Jean-Marie Tjibaou

Nouméa. 2007. Le Rocher-à-la-Voile & les Editions du Cagou. 1st Ed., No. 8 in "essais pour servir à l'intelligence du temps présent" series. 392 PP with 3 maps. Fine. French text. 20.9 x 15.
2952197045
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$50

49002
GUIART, Jean
L'ENFER EXPATRIE. Réflexion sur la guerre dans le Pacifique Sud (1941-1945)

Nouméa. 2005. Le Rocher-à-la-Voile. 1st Ed., No. 5 in "essais pour servir à l'intelligence du temps présent" series. 117 PP with 8 maps and 16 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 20.8 x 15. 2952197016
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$30

53100
GUIART, Jean
UNE CLE DE LA SOCIETE CANAQUE, Les réseaux d' identité partagée

Nouméa. 2005. Le Rocher-à-la-Voile & les Editions du Cagou. 1st Ed., No. 11 in "essais pour servir à l'intelligence du temps présent" series. 204 PP with 4 maps, 10 tables, and 24 genealogy trees. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 20.8 x 15. 2952197032
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$30

58597
GUIGUENO, Vincent & VATTIER, Valérie
LE PHARE AMEDEE - Lumière de Paris & de Nouvelle-Calédonie

Nouméa / Paris. 2010. Musée de l'histoire maritime de Nouvelle-Calédonie / Editions Point de Vues. 1st Ed. Foreword by Jean-Paul Mugnier. 144 PP with location map & charts, maps & plans, b/w and colour photos. Pictorial boards. French text. New. 36 x 25.5. 9782915548372
Metallic Lighthouse: built 1862 in Paris then knocked down. Shipped to New Caledonia, then erected in 1865.
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$85

54240
GUILLAUME, Sylvie (editor)
LES ASSOCIATIONS DANS LA FRANCOPHONIE

Bordeaux. 2006. Maison des Sciences de l'Homme d'Aquitaine. 1st Ed. Preface by Pierre Singaravélou. 333, (3) PP with figures, maps, tables. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 15.8.
Francophone networks in Oceania, by Frédéric Angleviel & Claire Laux. ... Francophone Identitiy in Québec (4 papers), by Sylvie & Pierre Guillaume, Gwenael Lamarque, & Christian Poirier.
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$25

55706
GUILLIN, Jean
L' ARCHIPEL DES TUAMOTU ET DES GAMBIER

Paris. 2004. Editions A. Barthélemy & Le Motu. 1st Ed. 216 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, plans, maps, and photos). Eps: sketch map of French Polynesia. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 23.3 x 17. 287929204X
Traditional society, first contacts, French colonization. Guide to each island of these archipelagoes.
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$60

65305
GUILLOU, Jean
CENT JOURS SUR UN RECIF - L'Aventure des 17 Naufragés de l'atoll South Minerva en 1962

Nouméa. 1982. Société d'Etudes Historiques. Reprint from Issue No. 50, (1st quarter 1982). No pagination, 20 PP with b/w illustrations (2 maps, 1 drawing and 8 photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. 27.5 x 17.5.
Shipwreck of the Tongan registered schooner "Tuaikaepau" on South Minerva Reef ... Aftermath and rescue of the crew.
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$10

50515
GUILLOU, Jean
DES JALONS DE L'HISTOIRE (Plats et Bouteilles Historiques)

Le Fresne, France. 2004. Editions de l'Etrave. 1st Ed. 148 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, maps, plans and photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 22 x 15.5. 2909599701
Historical pewter plates and sealed bottles, used by discoverers and explorers, as a testimony of their call, act of ownership, distress...
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$10

65306
GUILLOU, Jean
L' INDIAN PACIFIC: une Source d' Histoire Australienne

Nouméa. 1982. Société d'Etudes Historiques. Reprint from Issue No. 52, (3rd quarter 1982). No pagination, 20 PP with b/w illustrations (5 maps and 14 photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. 27.5 x 17.5.
Crossing the Australian Continent on the Indian Pacific train.
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$10

40904
GUILLOU, Jean
PETER DILLON, CAPITAINE DES MERS DU SUD - Le découvreur des restes de La Pérouse

Beauvoir-sur-Mer, France. 2000. Editions de l'Etrave. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps, plans and photos) and over 35 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 22 x 15.5. 2909599493
Peter Dillon of Vanikoro.
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$20

65308
GUILLOU, Jean
QUEEN EMMA, Reine des Mers du Sud

Nouméa. 1980. Société d'Etudes Historiques. Reprint from Issue No. 44, (2nd quarter 1980). No pagination, 23 PP with b/w illustrations (2 maps and 24 photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. 27.5 x 17.5.
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$10

65326
GUILLOU, Jean
SHARK BAY - Un Lieu Historique

Nouméa. 1990. Société d'Etudes Historiques. Extract from Issue No. 82 (1st quarter 1990). 63-78 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, maps ... and photos). Pictorial soft cover, staples. French text. Very good. 27.5 x 17.5.
Shark Bay, Western Australia.
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$10

47369
HAMMATT, Charles H.
SHIPS, FURS, AND SANDALWOOD: A Yankee Trader in Hawai'i, 1823-1825

Honolulu. 1999. University of Hawai'i Press. 1st Ed. Edited by Sandra Wagner-Wright. XXXII, 96 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 14. 0824822587
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$15

65901
HARKNESS, Chris & Louise
NEW GUINEA - THE WAHGI IMPACT

Brisbane. 1994. Robert Brown & Associates (Queensland) Pty Ltd. 1st printing, edited by Norm Camps. 383 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map, 2 plans, 2 facsimiles of a letter and front page of a newspaper, 5 tail pieces, 19 head pieces and 29 photos. Pictorial soft cover. Ageing of first and last leaves. Scoring in front of 3 names of the Index. Name of previous owner on half title page, o/wise near fine. 21 x 13.7. 1862730792
Life in the Highlands of the Territory of Papua and New Guinea. The Wahgi - a valley in the clouds.
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$20

56925
HEENAN, David
DUNK ISLAND AND BEAVER CAY

Brisbane. 1994. Glenmede. 1st Ed., in Australia's Great Barrier Reef series. 48 PP with 1 map with 2 insets on double page, 8 b/w and 74 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 29.4 x 21.5. 0646168495
Holiday resort, research station...
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$10

34708
HENRY, Teuira
TAHITI AUX TEMPS ANCIENS

Paris. 1962. Musée de L'Homme. Reprint of the 1951 original. Publication de la Société des Océanists No. 1, translated by Bertrand Jaunez from the 1928 English edition published by the Bernice P. Bishop Museum (bulletin No. 48). Publications de la Société des Océanistes, No. 1. 672 PP. Soft cover. Tear and small pieces missing at top of spine. Ageing of paper on the outside edges. Very good. French and Maohi text. 25.2 x 16.4.
Ancient Tahiti: as related to J.M. Orsmond, Missionary of the London Mission Society between 1824 and 1834, then updated and corrected by his grand daughter Teuira Henry.
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$100

33190
HERDT, Gilbert H. (editor)
RITUALIZED HOMOSEXUALITY IN MELANESIA

Berkeley. 1984. University of California Press. 1st Ed. XX, 409 PP with 3 maps and 9 head pieces. Eps: Map of Melanesia. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 23.6 x 15.5. 0520050371
Seven leading anthropologists studying cross-cultural variations in homosexual behaviour in a non-western culture area.
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$25

66945
HILL, Chris
LORD HOWE ISLAND: South Pacific paradise on our doorstep (in Australian Geographic No. 28)

Sydney. 1992. A.G.S. No. 28, October-December 1992. Contains article pages 32 to 53 with 2 maps, 2 b/w and colour 36photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.8 x 21.
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$5

67181
HILL, Kenneth
THE HILL COLLECTION OF PACIFIC VOYAGES at the University of California, San Diego

New Haven / Sydney. 2004. William Reese Company / Hordern House, Ltd. 2nd edition, revised and enlarged. Foreword by Lynda Corey Claasen. Biography "Kenneth Evan Hill as a Book Collector", by Jonathan A. Hill. Preface of original edition, by Melvin J. Voigt. XXIV, 792 PP. Fp: Dorothy and Kenneth Hill. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Fine. 26.2 x 18.5. 0939226103
Bibliography relating to voyages to the Pacific Islands with 1937 Entries (pages 1 to 685), References (pages 687 to 691), Chronological Index (pages 693 to 737) and General Index (pages 739 to 792).
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$150

66375
HILLIER, R. S.
THE NORFOLK ISLAND BOOK

Norfolk Island. 1984. Anson Publications. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 106 colour photos. Fp: View on Nepean and Philip Islands. Eps: Seal of Norfolk Island. Hard cover, dj. Title page signed by author, and with a dedicatory note to previous owner signed by the publisher. Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper. Light foxing of inside of dust jacket, o/wise very good. 28.5 x 21.6.
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$15

65866
HOLDSWORTH, David
MANUS AND NEW IRELAND

Bathurst. 1989. Robert Brown & Associates (Aust) Pty.Ltd. Reprint of the 1982 original, in the PNG / "Papua New Guinea" series. No pagination, 32 PP with 49 colour photos. Inside rear cover: Map of Manus and New Ireland. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 18.4. 090919727X
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$10

65865
HOLDSWORTH, David
RABAUL AND NEW BRITAIN

Bathurst. 1989. Robert Brown & Associates (Aust) Pty.Ltd. Reprint of the 1986 original, in the PNG / "Papua New Guinea" series. No pagination, 32 PP with 51 colour photos. Inside rear cover: Map of New Britain. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 18.4. 0949267244
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$10

33628
HOLTHOUSE, Hector
CANNIBAL CARGOES

Adelaide. 1969. Rigby. 1st Ed. (7), 233 PP, plus 16 pages with 1 map & 25 b/w illust. Eps: Map of the area for blackbirding. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dj a little faded with small nick at top, o/wise a fine copy. 22 x 14.
Blackbirding in the South Sea islands.
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$30

54146
HONFFO, Sidney
SPAS DE TAHITI ET SES ILES / SPAS OF TAHITI AND HER ISLANDS

Papeete. 2007. Editions Le Motu. 1st Ed. 65, (5) PP with colour photos by Danee Hazama. Pictorial soft cover, spiral bound. As new. French and English text (translation by Anne Rocca). 23 x 23.
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$30

31773
HUNT, Susan & CARTER, Paul
TERRE NAPOLEON - Australia through French Eyes 1800-1804

Sydney. 1999. Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Jacqueline Bonnemains. (8), 148 PP with b/w and colour illust., and 46 plates in b/w and colour. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Light foxing on prelims, o/wise fine. 31 x 24.7. 0949753874
French exploration of Australian shores (1801 to 1803) led by Captain Nicolas Baudin. Published to accompany an exhibition held in Sydney from 27th February to 30 May 1999.
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$15

66745
HUNT, Susan, TERRY, Martin, & THOMAS, Nicholas
LURE OF THE SOUTHERN SEAS - The Voyages of Dumont d'Urville 1826-1840

Sydney. 2002. Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. 1st Ed. Foreword by Mary-Louise Williams and Peter Watts. Preface by Monique Ducreux. 144 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Inside front cover: Portrait of Contre-Amiral Jules Dumont d'Urville. Inside back cover: Common Spotted Cuscus. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 30 x 23.6. 1876991003
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$45

65667
IBANEZ DEL CARMEN, Father Aniceto, RESANO, Father Francisco & others
CHRONICLE OF THE MARIANA ISLANDS

Guam. 1976. Micronesian Area Research Center. 1st English edition, translated from the original Spanish text and introduced by Marjorie G. Driver. No. 5 in the MARC Publications series. XVI, 94 PP with 8 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Covers lightly rubbed, slight ageing & foxing of paper. Name of previous owner on title page. Dedicatory note to previous owner inside front cover, dated and signed by the editor / translator. Near fine. 23 x 15.

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$60

48946
ILLOUZ, Charles
DE CHAIR ET DE PIERRE. Essai de Mythologie Kanak (Maré - Îles Loyauté)

Paris. 2000. Editions de la Maison des Sciences de l'Homme. 1st Ed. 190, (2) PP with 5 figures (3 maps) and 2 diagrams. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing on covers and prelims, o/wise fine. French text. 23 x 15. 2735108783
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$25

65146
INSTITUT D'EMISSION D'OUTRE-MER
LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Rapport Annuel 2013

Nouméa. 2014. Institut d'Emission d'Outre-Mer. June 2014 edition. 203, (3) PP with graphs and tables, plus 1 folded map in colour and 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 16.
Annual report for 2013: Population, Economy, Salaries, Welfare ... Industry, Mining... Budget.
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$75

65284
INSTITUT D'EMISSION D'OUTRE-MER
LA POLYNESIE FRANCAISE - Rapport Annuel 2013

Papeete. 2014. Institut d'Emission d'Outre-Mer. June 2014 edition. 194, (2) PP with graphs and tables, plus 1 map in colour, 1 folded map in colour and 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 23.7 x 16.
Annual report for 2013: Population, Economy, Salaries, Welfare ... Industry... Budget.
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$75

46434
IRVINE, Lucy
FARAWAY

London. 2000. Doubleday. 1st paperback edition. XIV, 386 PP with 5 maps, plus 32 pages with 13 b/w and 73 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Spine slightly creased. Ageing of paper and faint foxing. Near fine. 23.3 x 15.5. 0385601808
Adventures and life in the second half of the 20th century on the faraway island of Pigeon Island, Lom Lom group, Reef Islands, Solomon.
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$10

53929
ISRAEL, Henri
UNE HISTOIRE DU MOUVEMENT SYNDICAL EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE

Nouméa. 2007. Ile de Lumière. 1st Ed. Preface by François Chérèque. 426 PP with 90 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 16. 9782912429179
Workers Unions in New Caledonia: USOENC, USTKE... First Union launched in 1902
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$50

45250
I.T.S.E.E.
NEW CALEDONIA FACTS & FIGURES - TEC 97

Nouméa. 1997. ITSEE / Institut Territorial de la Statistique et des Etudes Economiques. 1st Ed. 224 PP with maps, graphs and tables. Inside covers: 14 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.8 x 15.7.
New Caledonia - Facts and Figures 1997. Economic and social study, as well as statistics for New Caledonia up to December 1997.
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$25

65203
JACK-HINTON, Colin
THE SEARCH FOR THE ISLANDS OF SOLOMON 1567-1838

Oxford. 1969. Clarendon Press. 1st Ed. XXII, 411 PP with 45 maps. Fp: Alvaro de Mendana. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped, rubbed and chipped). Name in lower outside page edge, o/wise contents near fine.. 28 x 19.
Discoveries and explorations of the Islands of the Solomon Archipelago.
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$50

45961
JOHNSON, Lawrence M. & DAHL, Richard J. (editors)
NEW CALEDONIA ECONOMIC REPORT - June 1999 / Rapport Economique sur la Nouvelle-Calédonie Juin 1999

Nouméa. 1999. Bank of Hawaii. 1st Ed. 44 PP with 2 maps, graphs, tables and 5 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. English and French text. 28 x 21.5.
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$15

49394
JOLLY, Roslyn
THE CRUISE OF THE JANET NICHOL AMONG THE SOUTH SEA ISLANDS. A Diary by Mrs Robert Louis Stevenson

Seattle & Sydney. 2004. University of Washington Press & University of New South Wales Press. 1st Ed. 205 PP with 1 map and 27 b/w photos. Fp: Fanny Stevenson with two Pacific Islanders. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 16. 0295983701 / 0868406066
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$20

33301
JONES, F. Lancaster
THE STRUCTURE AND GROWTH OF AUSTRALIA'S ABORIGINAL POPULATION

Canberra. 1970. ANU Press. 1st Ed., No. 1 in Aborigines in Australian Society series. VIII, 44 PP with 1 map, 4 figures (20 graphs), and 11 tables. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Light foxing on prelims, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14. 0708103278
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$15

45202
KAAHWA, Théodore Braïno
LES CAHIERS DE THEODORE BRAINO KAAHWA

Nouméa. 2002. Le Rocher-à-la-Voile. 1st Ed., No. 5 in "dossiers pour servir à l'intelligence du temps présent" series. Edited by Jean Guiart. 151 PP with 2 maps, 3 colour and 11 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 20.8 x 15.
Two diaries written in 1940/1941 and relating daily life and events in the area close to La Foa, New Caledonia.
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$30

49537
KEARNEY, Milo
THE INDIAN OCEAN IN WORLD HISTORY

New York. 2004. Routledge. 1st paperback edition in the Themes in World History series. X, 188, (2) PP with 5 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.3 x 15.5. 0415312787
Covers: The first assertion of Mediterranean European and Chinese influence, the Arab Golden Age, the first assertion of North Atlantic influence and the Cold War period.
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$20

12702
KERR, Anne
LANTERNS OVER PINCHGUT, A Book of Memoirs

Melbourne. 1988. Macmillan. 1st Ed. VIII, 344 PP plus 16 pages with 39 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Dedicatory note on front endpaper signed by the author. Fine. 22.3 x 14.5. 0333477081
An account of the experiences of the wife of the former Governor General of Australia. Student in Paris, research in the French overseas territories (New Caledonia, Tahiti), South Pacific Commission, then to Government House.
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$20

55690
KIRCH, Patrick V. & RALLU, Jean-Louis (editors)
THE GROWTH AND COLLAPSE OF PACIFIC ISLAND SOCIETIES: Archaeological and Demographic Perspectives

Honolulu. 2007. University of Hawai'i Press. 1st Ed. XVI, 392 PP with 56 tables and 72 figures, engravings, graphs, maps & plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 22.8 x 15. 9780824831486
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$45

71287
KLING, Georges
NOUVELLE CALEDONIE, Iles Loyauté, Ile des Pins

Paris. 1964. Librairie Hachette. 1st Ed., in "Les Guides Bleus Illustrés". 218 PP with b/w ilustrations (2 diagrams, 6 maps), plus 12 b/w plates, 1 folded plan in colour and 1 large folded map in colour tipped inside back cover. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. French text. 16 x 10.5.
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$25

65363
KNOTT, Franklin Price.
ARTIST ADVENTURES ON THE ISLAND OF BALI (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume LIII, No. 3, 1928)

Washington. 1928. National Geographic Society. Volume LIII, No.3, March 1928. Article pulled of from issue. Pages 326 to 347 with 16 plates for 20 colour photos. Soft cover. Near fine. 25.5 x 17.5.
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$10

65180
KOTRA, Walles
ANTOINE KOMBOUARE - Paroles d'un Footballeur Kanak

Papeete. 2014. Au Vent des îles. 1st Ed. 273, (11 publications) PP with 3 b/w and 13 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. New. French text. 21 x 13. 9782915654585
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$35

47760
KURTOVITCH, Ismet
A CALEDONIAN PASTORAL

Nouméa / Suva. 2002. Grain de Sable / Institute of Pacific Studies (USP). 1st English edition, translated from the French by Roy Benyon. Collection Words on stage. 64 PP with 10 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 15 x 11. 9820203589
Theatre play, performed in July 2001.
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$20

11039
LABOUTE, P., FEUGA, M., & GRANDPERRIN, R.
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - LE PLUS BEAU LAGON DU MONDE

Nouméa. 1991. Editions Alizés. 1st Ed. 272 PP with maps & colour photos. Eps: Gorgones & Crinoïdes. Hard cover, dj. Fine. French text. 29.3 x 21.5. 2950578403
New Caledonia is almost completely surrounded by a barrier reef inside of which is one of the biggest & most beautiful lagoons in the world: fauna, flora & underwater world (coral, fishes, shells...). 7 pages glossary and scientific/common names.
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$55

53254
LACABANNE, Sonia
LES PREMIERS ROMANS POLYNESIENS. Naissance d'une Littérature de langue Anglaise 1948-1983

Paris. 1992. Musée de l' Homme. 1st Ed. Publication de la Société des Océanistes, No. 43. 170, (8) PP. Soft cover, dj. French text. Near fine. 25 x 16.5.
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$40

11470
LAL, Brij V. & NELSON, Hank (editor)
LINES ACROSS THE SEA, Colonial Inheritance in the Post Colonial Pacific

Brisbane. 1995. Pacific History Association. 1st Ed. XVI, 231 PP with 6 figures & 19 tables. Pictorial soft cover. Covers slightly rubbed. Fine. 28 x 21.5. 0646246402
Twenty of the papers presented in December 1993 at the conference Colonial Inheritance: The Pacific Islands Experience, hosted by the Division of Pacific and Asian History, RSpacS, ANU.
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$30

12001
LAL, Brij V. (Edit.)
PACIFIC ISLANDS HISTORY, Journeys and Transformations

Canberra. 1994. Journal of Pacific History. Reprint of 1992 Ed. XIV, 258 PP with 12 line drawings. Pict. card cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0959547762
Essays presented at the workshop held in Canberra , A.N.U. to mark the 40 years of the formal discipline of Pacific Islands historians.
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$20

64269
LANGDON, Robert
FORGOTTEN FRENCH NAVIGATOR BLAZED NEW TRAILS IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC (in Pacific Islands Monthly)

Sydney. 1966. Pacific Publications. Volume 37, No.5, May 1966. Edited by Stuart Inder. 156 PP. Contains article pages 81 to 85 with 1 chart and 3 portraits (Matthew Flinders, Governor King & J. S. C. Dumont d'Urville). Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Fine. 24.2 x 18.
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$10

12242
LAPLACE, Cyrille Pierre Théodore
VOYAGE AUTOUR DU MONDE par les Mers de l'Inde et de Chine Executé sur la Corvette de l'Etat LA FAVORITE Pendant les Années 1830, 1831 et 1832 sous le Commandement de M. LAPLACE ... TOME I

London. 1987. Archival Facsimiles. A reproduction of the copy in the British Library of the original edition published in Paris in 1833 by Imprimerie Royale. (8), XLII, 558 PP with 10 tail-pieces, plus 1 large folded map at rear. Slate blue Irish linen buckram, gilt title on green vignette on spine and front cover. Fine. French text. 22.5 x 14. 1852970014
Volume I of the world voyage of La Favorite. France to Macao with calls at Goree (off Senegal), Mauritius and La Réunion, Seychelles, French settlements in India, Malacca, Singapore, Manilla.. P.482 to 525: interesting notes on the British attack on Isle de France in 1810.
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$70

42737
LAVERY, H. J. (editor)
EXPLORATION NORTH - Australia's Wildlife from Desert to Reef

Melbourne. 1978. Richmond Hill Press. 1st Ed. 244, 6 index) PP with sketches, maps, b/w and colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Presentation plate by the Queensland Minister for Culture, National Parks and Recreation tipped in on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 24.7 x 17.5. 0908157002
The Explorers by H.J. Lavery. The Mulga, Land of the Bulloo by M.J.S. Denny. The Bush by G. Gordon. The Rainforest by J. W. Winter. The Swamps, by J. G. Blackman. The Reef, Uncertain Land of Plenty, by C. J. Limpus.
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$10

56848
LEBLIC, Isabelle
VIVRE DE LA MER, VIVRE AVEC LA TERRE... EN PAYS KANAK. Savoirs et Techniques des Pêcheurs Kanak du sud de la Nouvelle-Calédonie

Paris. 2008. Société des Océanistes. 1st Ed. No.1 in Collection Travaux & Documents Océanistes. 283, (3) PP with 16 figures, 19 tables, and 685 b/w or colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 27.6 x 18. 2854300114
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$80

40012
LEENHARDT, Raymond-H.
UN SOCIOLOGUE CANAQUE: LE PASTEUR BOESOOU ERIJISI 1866-1947 - Houailou, Nouvelle-Calédonie

Paris. 1976. Cahiers d'Histoire du Pacifique. Reprint from Cahier No. 4. No pagination, 40 PP with 2 sketches and 2 b/w photos. Soft cover. Near fine. French text. 21 x 15.
Boesoou Erejisi, Kanak, sociologist and minister.
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$10

45362
LEFEVRE, Françoise
LA CUISINE TAHITIENNE

Sainte Clotilde, Ile de la Réunion. 2002. Editions Orphie. 1st Ed. in the "Savoir Cuisiner" series. 94 PP with colour photos. Laminated pictorial boards. French text. Near fine. 20.8 x 10.5. 2877631494
Recipes on Tahitian cooking, by Françoise Lefèvre, and Pascal, chef of "Le Cocotier", Maharepa, Moorea.
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$15

44462
LEMAITRE, Yves
LEXIQUE DU TAHITIEN CONTEMPORAIN - Tahitien / Français Français / Tahitien

Paris. 2000. Editions de l'IRD (ex Orstom). Reprint of the 1995 edition (original of 1973). 205, (3) PP. Soft cover. As new. French & Maohi text. 20.7 x 13.5. 2709912473
French-Maohi and Maohi-French lexicon.
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$20

65276
LESBROS, Jean-Louis & Association Île de Pâques
ÎLE DE P┬QUES: à la rencontre du Mana

Paris 1993. Albin Michel. 1st Ed. Forewords by Paul Emile Victor & Alberto Hotu. 160 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings / rongo rongo scripts) and colour illustrations (5 maps, 6 paintings by Robert Agussan & over 200 photos by Daniel Monconduit). FEP: Painting by Robert Agussan. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. French text. Fine. Oblong: 23.8 x 32. 2226064818
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$30

35897
LEVIS, Danièle
TERRES DES HOMMES DU GRAND OCEAN -De la coutume au Droit International

Paris. 1999. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in Collection Logiques Juridiques. 194 PP. Card cover. Fine. French text. 21.6 x 13.3. 2738483305
Land rights of indigenous peoples and international laws in the South Pacific. Examples: New Caledonia - Tahiti - Australia: Terra Nullius, the Wik and Mabo decisions - New Zealand and Waitangi Treaty.
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$30

47545
LEWIS, Albert Buell
DECORATIVE ART OF NEW GUINEA - Incised designs

Chicago. 1925. Field Museum of Natural History. 1st Ed., No.4 in the Anthropology Design series. (2), 2 PP with 2 b/w photos, plus 52 b/w plates. Rebacked copy, retaining original front cover. Internally fine. 30.5 x 22.7.
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$25

65262
LEWON, Michèle
DE TAHITI A SHANGHAI: dans le Sillage des TUPUNA - d'après le Journal de Bord de Hiria Ottino

Papeete. 2012. Haere Po. 1st Ed. Preface by Keitapu Maamaatuaiahutapu. 126, (2) PP with 1 map, sketch plans of 'O Tahiti Nui Freedom", and 150 colour photos by Hiria Ottino. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.7. 9791090158078
On the tracks of the first Austronesians: Tahiti, Cook Islands, Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomons, New Britain, Palau, Philippines, China.
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$80

58823
LEXTREYT, Michel
LA NOUVELLE-ZELANDE, à la croisée des chemins

Nouméa. 2005. SCEREN / CDP Nouvelle-Calédonie. 1st Ed. 40 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 18 colour transparency sheets. Contained in a colour folder with clear plastic cover and pockets. Fine. French text. 30.5 x 21.5. 9782913090705
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$40

65135
LITTERAMA'OHI
EMANCIPATIONS (in Ramées de Littérature Polynésienne - Te Hotu Ma'ohi, No. 21)

Papeete. 2013. Editions Tahiti Iti. Issue No. 21, November 2013. Edition limited to 600 copies. Edited by Chantal T. SPITZ, et al. 199 PP with b/w ilustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. French and Maohi texts. New. 21 x 15. 9782916411100
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$55

65033
LORCK, W. (editor)
ISLES OF THE EAST - An illustrated guide to Australia, Papua, Java, Sumatra, Singapore etc.

Batavia. 1912. KPM / Royal Packet Steam Navigation Company. Deluxe edition of January 1912. LII (adverts), 244 PP, followed by LIII-CXXI (adverts) and b/w and colour illustrations, plus 1 b/w plate : portrait of Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands; 1 plate "Time Table 1912; 1 folded plate "Accommodation plan of KPM Steel Screw Steamer "Tasman" and 2 colour plates: painting by C. H. Hoyt "Middle Harbour, Sydney, from Mosman Heights, and "Samples of Javanese Art Work..." . Papered boards with a colour illustration on front board by Tindall, cloth spine. Front cover with small pieices missing at corners of front edge. Spine has been reinforced (crudely). The first few pages (up to VIII) are somewhat damaged at the gutters (without loss) and most of Page III/IV has been torn off. The guide was published on superior glossy paper thus conserving its clarity and brightness. A very good copy of quite a rare item. 25.3 x 15.5.
Section I, Chapter 1 (P. XXXIII to L): The "KPM": A Twenty Years' Record. Chapter III (P 38 to 155): A trip to Java by a KPM Steamer (Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville, Port Moresby ... Borneo, Celebes, Singapore). Section II,Chapter 1 (P.156-243): Commercial Section - Rotterdamsche Lloyd, The Railways of Java, Sumatra Railways, Batavia, The Tea Industry, Bandoeng, Soerabaya.. Chapter II (P.LIII - CXXI): Advertisements: period advertisements for hotels, transport companies, import/export, ... Gives an insight to life in these areas at the time.
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$300

65178
LOTTI, Allison
LE STATUT DE 1961 A WALLIS ET FUTUNA: Genèse de Trois Monarchies Républicaines (1961-1991)

Paris. 2010. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. Preface by Claire Laux. 530, (2) PP with b/w illustrations (27 illustrations and 50 figures). Pictorial stiff cover. New. French text. 24 x 15.5. 978229138711
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$50

47751
LUCAS, Alan
CRUISING NEW CALEDONIA AND VANUATU (New Hebrides)

Melbourne. 1981. Horwitz Grahame. 1st Ed. (12), 192 PP with maps, plans & b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Spine lightly sunned. Foxing spots on outsided edges, both endpapers, and on first and last leaves. Very good. 22 x 14. 0725510676
General information on New Caledonia and Vanuatu ports and anchorages.
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$40

10374
LUPU, François
OCEANIE - LE MASQUE AU LONG COURS

Rennes. 1983. Ouest France. 1st Ed. 257 PP with 4 maps, 2 b/w illustrations and 42 colour photos. REP: Map of the South-West Pacific. Pictorial laminated hard cover. Spine lightly sunned. Faint foxing. French text. Near fine. 23.5 x 17. 2858826595
The masks as an expression of merriment and fete, described through a tour of the South Sea Islands.
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$50

65772
McDONALD, Neil & BRUNE, Peter
200 SHOTS: Damien Parer, George Silk and the Australians at war in New Guinea

Sydney. 1998. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. X, 197 PP with b/w illustrations (4 drawings and sketches, 5 maps and photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owners on title page, o/wise fine. 26 x 19.5 1864485418
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$30

11651
MACKANESS, George
SOME PROPOSALS FOR ESTABLISHING COLONIES IN THE SOUTH SEAS

Dubbo, NSW. 1976. Review Publications. Reprint of 1943 Ed. Volume XI in the Australian Historical Monographs new series. 62 PP with 5 b/w illust. Stapled card cover. Very good. 21.4 x 13.7.
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$15

66499
MACKENZIE, Donald A.
MYTHS AND TRADITIONS OF THE SOUTH SEA ISLANDS

London. 1930. Gresham Publishing Company Ltd. 1st Ed., in the "Myth and Legend in Literature and Art" series. XII, 406 PP, plus 1 plate in colour and 32 b/w plates with photos. Fp (in colour): Vikings of the Pacific. Eps: Map of Oceania. Decorated cloth cover (Maori Weapon), gilt title on spine and front cover. Covers lightly marked. Foxing and a few old stains on the fore outside edge and light foxing, not affecting the plates. A near fine copy. 22.5 x 15.
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$70

66500
MACKENZIE, Donald A.
MYTHS FROM MELANESIA AND INDONESIA

London. c. 1930. Gresham Publishing Company Ltd. 1st Ed., in the "Myth and Legend in Literature and Art" series. XII, 381 PP, plus 1 plate in colour and 32 b/w plates with 1 plan and photos. Fp (in colour): "Crossing the Brig o' Dread". Eps: Map of Oceania. Decorated cloth cover (Mask), gilt title on spine and front cover. Covers lightly marked. Foxing and a few small stains on the outside front edge. Internally a little foxing (not affecting plates). A near fine copy. 22.5 x 15.
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$120

66492
MACLEAY, Victoria
POPULATE OR PERISH: Immigration since 1945

Brisbane. 2014. Trocadero Publishing. 1st Ed., in "The National Identity" series. 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21. 9780864271501
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$20

52323
MALHERBE, Michel
PARLONS MAORI

Paris. 2007. L' Harmattan. 1st Ed., in the Parlons series. 190, (2) PP with 2 maps. Pictorial soft cover. French & Maori text. Fine. 21.5 x 13.6. 2296027558
Polynesian language of New Zealand. Pages 77 to 104: Lexicon French / Maori. Pages 105 to 185: Lexicon Maori / French.
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$45

49124
MARDEN, Luis
TAHITI, Finest Island in the World (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 122, No. 1, 1962)

Washington. 1962. N.G.S. Volume 122, No. 1, July 1962. Contains article between P.1 and 47 with 3 maps and 53 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Spine lightly rubbed. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
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$10

42084
MARIELLO, Philippe
NOS DEPARTEMENTS ET TERRITOIRES D'OUTRE-MER, en questions-réponses

Paris. 2001. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 204, (3) PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Light foxing on top outside edges, o/wise fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747513815
Questions and answers, on France's overseas departments and territories.
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$30

45530
MARIOTTI, Jean
SANS TITRE

Nouméa. 2001. Association pour l'édition des oeuvres de Jean Mariotti / Editions Grain de Sable. Reprint of the 1969 original. Edited by Dominique Jouve. 208 PP. Illustrated soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 14. 2841700690
Poems.
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$35

55674
MARTIN, John
TONGA ISLANDS. William Mariner 's Account (Volumes I & II combined)

Nuku'alofa, Tonga. 1991. Vava'u Press. 5th edition of the 1817 original. Publisher's note by Pesi Fonua. 399 PP with 1 musical score (on 2 pages), 1 map, 1 tail piece and 3 b/w plates. Fp: Mr Mariner in the costume of the Tonga Islands. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 21 x 14.5. 9822130023
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$25

65011
MATHER, Patricia (editor)
A TIME FOR A MUSEUM: The History of the Queensland Museum 1862-1986

Brisbane. 1986. Queensland Museum. 1st Ed. Volume 24 of the "Memoirs of the Queensland Museum". Preface by the Honorable Peter McKechnie. X, 386 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 18.5. 0724216456
... Chapter 10: People and lifestyle / Anthropology, by M.C. Quinnell. Chapter 12: Pandora Box / Maritime Archaeology, by R. A. Coleman.
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$25

35327
MATTHEW, Commodore J. A. (editor)
A GUIDE TO GOVERNMENT HOUSE NORFOLK ISLAND

Norfolk Island. 1988. Author. 1st Ed. No pagination, 16 PP with 10 b/w photos. Inside front cover: Plan and elevation of Government House Norfolk Island 1939. Inside back cover: List of Administrators 1914 to 1988. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24.6 x 17.1. 0858376288
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$10

65296
MEHAUT, Catherine
MER ET OUTRE-MER - "Bibliographie des Travaux intéressant l'Histoire Maritime publiés en France de 1962 à 1975"

Paris. 1984. Les Editions de l'Erudit. 1st ed. Preface by Jean Baillou. (6), X, 376, (2) PP with 2571 titles listed. Soft cover, illustrated front. Title page rubbed at top and with name of previous owner. French text. Very good. 21 x 14.5. 2868160042
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$25

65050
MEISSAS, Achille & MICHELOT, Aug.
NOUVELLE GEOGRAPHIQUE METHODIQUE, suivie d'un petit Traité sur la Construction des Cartes, par M. Charle

Paris. 1845. Chez L. Hachette, Libraire de l'Université Royale de France. 24th edition. XVI, 368 PP, plus 2 folded plates with 22 figures at rear of book. Hard cover, cloth spine. Covers slightly rubbed. Slight ageing of paper. French text. Very good. 18 x 11.
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$50

65314
MENDOZA, Carlos Alberto & MORALES, Eusebio A.
ECOS DE DOS NOTABLES TRANCES EN LA VIDA DEL CHOLO MARTIR: Alegato en defensa de Victoriano Lorenzo acusado del delito de homicidio (1892) / Mi Testimonio (1903)

Alcadia de Panama. 2003. Comision del Centenario de la Republica / Biblioteca del Centenario. April 2003 edition "Edicion de Homenaje en el Centenario del Fusilamiento 1903 - 2003. 24 PP with 4 b/w illustrations. Inside covers: portrait of Victoriano Lorenzo. Pictorial soft cover. Spanish text. Fine. 24.3 x 17.
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$15

51555
MERLE, Jacques
OCEAN ET CLIMAT

Paris. 2006. IRD Editions. 1st Ed. 222, (2) PP with b/w and colour illustrations (26 photos and 104 figures) and 15 windows. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 26 x 17. 2709915847
Interaction: Weather and Ocean.
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$20

13197
MICHEL, Marc & PAILLARD, Yvan G. (editors)
AUSTRALES, Etudes Historiques Aixoises sur l'Afrique Australe et l'Ocean Indien Occidental

Paris. 1996. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 388 PP with tables, graphs, maps and bw illust. in text. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Light foxing. Near fine. 24 x 16. 2738444733
15 papers on political and institutional evolution of South Africa, theories of the origins of the Malagasy: the 19th century British school (only text in English), the Petits Blancs des Hauts (half-casts) on the island of La Réunion...
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$70

64161
MICRONESIA
Visitor's Guide To the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands - MICRONESIA

Saipan, Mariana Islands. c. 1972. Continental Airlines / Office of Tourism, TTPI. No pagination, 16 PP with colour illustrations (1 map at centrefold and 30 drawings). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 22.8 x 10.2.
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$5

44409
MILLS, Richard Charles
THE COLONIZATION OF AUSTRALIA (1829-42) - The Wakefield Experiment in Empire Building

Sydney. 1974. Sydney University Press. Facsimile edition with a note by S. J. Butlin, of the 1915 original with an introduction by Graham Wallace. In the Australian Historical Reprints. XX, 363 PP. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14. 0424000040
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$20

15637
MOLLAT, Michel
LES EXPLORATEURS DU XIIIè AU XVIè SIECLE, Premiers Regards sur des Mondes Nouveaux

Paris. 1992. Editions du C.T.H.S. / Comité des Travaux Historiques et Scientifiques. 1st Ed. No. 9 in the C.T.H.S. Format series. 258 PP with 8 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of half title page. Spine lightly sunned, faint foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. French text. 18.5 x 12. 2735502511
Land routes in Asia (towards Cathay), in Africa (Ibn Batoutah ...). Sea discoveries around Africa, towards India, to America & circumnavigation up to the 16th century.
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$20

48491
MORRISON, James
JOURNAL DE JAMES MORRISON, Second Maitre à bord de la Bounty

Paris. 2002. Editions Ouest-France. Reprint of the 1966 original, translated from the English by Bertrand Jaunez. 328, (6) PP with the facsimile of the title page of the 1790 French original, 3 plans and 6 maps. Card cover. Fine. French text. 23 x 15.3. 237330785
Account of the voyage, and the mutiny of the Bounty by one of the participants. He remained in Tahiti and was captured by H.M.S. Pandora...
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$30

51784
MU-LIEPMANN, Véroniqe & MAS, Mahé (editors)
ROGER PARRY, 1932: au delà du mythe tahitien

Papeete. 2006. Musée de Tahiti et des Iles / Te Fare Manaha & Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed., with a preface by Jean-Marc Pambrun. 160 PP with 8 head pieces and 109 b/w illustrations (9 drawings and 100 photos). Pictorial boards. Fine. French text. 30.2 x 24.2. 2915654166
Published in 2006 to accompany the exhibition Beyond the Tahitian Myth, as perceived by a French photographer in 1932. Musée de Tahiti et des Iles 0ctober 2006 to January 2007.
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$60

65841
MUSICANT, Ivan
THE BANANA WARS - A History of United States Military Intervention in Latin America from the Spanish-American War to the Invasion of Panama

New York. 1990. Macmillan. 1st Ed. X, 470 PP with 1 map "Central America and the Caribbean Sea" on double page, plus 8 pages with18 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 24.3 x 16. 0025882104
Cuba: 1899 - 1917 ... Haiti ... Grenada 1983 then Panama 1989.
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$25

65320
MUÑOZ, Diego
AVENTURAS EN LOS MARES DE CHILE - Desde Hernando de Magallanes hasta Robinson Crusoe

Santiago de Chile. 1988. Editorial Universitaria. 1st Ed. 107 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Spanish text. Very good. 18.4 x 13.
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$15

65061
MWA VEE
REVUE CULTURELLE KANAK - No. 9

Nouméa. 1995. Mwà Véé / ADCK. Issue No. 9 (June 1995). 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 35.7 x 25.5.
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$10

65060
MWA VEE
REVUE CULTURELLE KANAK - No. 10

Nouméa. 1995. Mwà Véé / ADCK. Reprint of issue No. 10 (September 1995). 84 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 33 x 24.
20 years anniversary of "Melanesia 2000".
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$10

65064
MWA VEE
REVUE CULTURELLE KANAK - No. 19

Nouméa. 1998. Mwà Véé / ADCK. Issue No. 19 (January 1998). 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 35.7 x 25.5.
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$10

65065
MWA VEE
REVUE CULTURELLE KANAK - No. 21

Nouméa. 1998. Mwà Véé / ADCK. Issue No. 21 (July 1998). 72 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 35.7 x 25.5.
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$10

65066
MWA VEE
REVUE CULTURELLE KANAK - No. 22

Nouméa. 1998. Mwà Véé / ADCK. Issue No. 22 (October 1998). 68 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 35.7 x 25.5.
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$10

65067
MWA VEE
REVUE CULTURELLE KANAK - No. 29

Nouméa. 2000. Mwà Véé / ADCK. Issue No. 29 (July 2000). 68 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 35.7 x 25.5.
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$10

65068
MWA VEE
REVUE CULTURELLE KANAK - No. 30

Nouméa. 2000. Mwà Véé / ADCK. Issue No. 30 (October 2000). 56 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 35.7 x 25.5.
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$10

65069
MWA VEE
REVUE CULTURELLE KANAK - No. 80

Nouméa. 2013. Mwà Véé / ADCK. Issue No. 80 (April 2013). 60 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 35.7 x 25.5.
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$10

65062
MWA VEE
REVUE CULTURELLE KANAK - Nos. 15 - 18 / 1997

Nouméa. 1997. Mwà Véé / ADCK. Issue No. 15 to No. 18. 4 issues : 286 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 35.7 x 25.5.
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$30

65063
MWA VEE
REVUE CULTURELLE KANAK - Nos. 31 - 34 / 2001

Nouméa. 2001. Mwà Véé / ADCK. Issue No. 31 to No. 34. 4 issues : 248PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 33 x 24.
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$30

51397
N/A
AUSTRALIAN EXTERNAL TERRITORIES. Volume 9, No. 2

Canberra. 1969. Department of External Territories. 2, May 1969. 44 PP with 1 map, 3 cartoons and 15 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.7.
The 1966 census of Papua and New Guinea. H. D. Eve, Surveyor. Chinese festivals in Christmas Island.
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$10

51398
N/A
AUSTRALIAN TERRITORIES. Vol. 1, No. 5

Canberra. 1961. Department of Territories. August 1961. 48 PP with b/w illustrations. Fine. 23.4 x 14.8.
The future of the Missions. The Election in Papua and New Guinea. Native ex-Servicemen share in credit scheme. Reptiles in New Guinea.
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$10

51399
N/A
AUSTRALIAN TERRITORIES. Vol. 1, No. 6

Canberra. 1961. Department of Territories. October 1961. 48 PP with b/w illustrations. Fine. 23.4 x 14.8.
Sir Hubert Murray: the Man and his Policy. The Vegetation of New Guinea. Education in Christmas Island. The postage stamps of Norfolk Island.
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$10

51400
N/A
AUSTRALIAN TERRITORIES. Vol. 2, No. 2

Canberra. 1962. Department of Territories. March 1962. 44 PP with b/w illustrations. Fine. 23.4 x 14.8.
Local Government and Community Development in rural Areas of Papua and New Guinea. Designs for a Patrol Officer's Quarters in New Guinea. Survey of the Adelaide River. Savings and Loan Societies. Aid Posts. ...
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$10

51401
N/A
AUSTRALIAN TERRITORIES. Vol. 2, No. 4

Canberra. 1962. Department of Territories. July 1962. 48 PP with b/w illustrations. Fine. 23.4 x 14.8.
Pushing back the frontier. Cargo Cults in Papua and New Guinea. Traditions and Trends in agriculture. Botany in the Northern Territory ...
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$10

51402
N/A
AUSTRALIAN TERRITORIES. Vol. 3, No. 1

Canberra. 1963. Department of Territories. January 1963. 48 PP with b/w illustrations. Fine. 23.4 x 14.8.
The contibution of the Missions to Education in Papua and New Guinea. The development of a cattle industry in the Territory of Papua and New Guinea. Progress in the Lufa area...
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$10

51403
N/A
AUSTRALIAN TERRITORIES. Vol. 3, No. 2

Canberra. 1963. Department of Territories. March 1963. 44 PP with b/w illustrations. Fine. 23.4 x 14.8.
Planning welfare development in the Petermann Ranges, N. T. The Native Loans Board of the Territory of Papua and New Guinea ... The growth of a Town - from Stuart to Alice Springs. A Patrol into the Porgera-Strickland Gorge area.
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$10

51404
N/A
AUSTRALIAN TERRITORIES. Vol. 5, No. 1

Canberra. 1965. Department of Territories. January 1965. 48 PP with b/w illustrations. Fine. 23.4 x 14.8.
THe War Effort of the Northern Territory Aborigines. Mushrooms and Collective Hysteria. Record Sepik Voyage by Army Landing Ship, by Captain W. M. Blumenfeld, Master of the Bridenell White. ...
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$10

46858
N/A
ECHO DU MONDE. Panorama Economique, historique et culturel de tous les pays hors l'Europe (in 3 volumes)

Zurich. 1964. Editions Metz. 1st French edition translated by E. B. Stefan. Volume I: (8), 360 PP with tables and 34 location maps, plus 114 plates with 345 b/w photos and 4 colour plates on full page. Volume II: 374 PP with tables and 21 location maps, plus 136 plates with 323 b/w photos and 4 colour plates on full page. Volume III: (8), 392 PP with tables and location maps, plus 132 plates with 317 b/w photos and 3 colour plates on full page. Eps: maps of the world. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Very good set. French text. 28.7 x 21.5.
Cultural, Historic and Economic briefs, on the countries of the world outside Europe.
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$75

63778
N/A
EU Common Security and Defence Policy - CSDP newsletter (issue 12)

Strasbourg. 2012. Council of the European Union. Issue No. 12, Winter 2012 / 2013. Editorial by Catherine Ashton. 36 PP with colour illustrations (maps & photos). Pictorial soft cover. Text in either French or English. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$10

64504
N/A
SHIPPING AND COMMERCE OF AUSTRALIA - 1967-68

Sydney. 1967. Shipping Newspapers Limited / The Daily Commercial News and Shipping List. Special Issue of D.C.N., December 1967. 168 PP, XXIV (Commonwealth exports), with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Lufthansa Boeing 747 over Sydney) with light wear/soiling and a few small creases. Very good. Large format: 36.5 x 25.
Shipping and trade review, by J. R. Moylan. Shipping Trends in Australia, by Hon. Gordon Freeth .... The role of Quarantine in Trade and Travel, by Dr. A.J. Forbes. ...
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$35

64140
NETTELBECK, Colin
AN ARCHIVE OF FREEDOM - Collection of French broadsides on Post-Occupation France (in The National Library of Australia Magazine - Vol 6, No. 1, March 2014)

Canberra. 2014. National Library of Australia. Vol. 6, No. 1, March 2014. 32 PP. Contains article between P.6 and 9 with 5 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Wind Map). New. 29.8 x 21.
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$5

65679
NICOLSON, Robert B. & DAVIES, Brian F.
THE PITCAIRNERS

Sydney. 1965. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. XVI, 222 PP with 1 location map and 1 map of Pitcairn Island, plus 16 pages with 17 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket rubbed and chipped. Bookplate and name of previous owners on front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good. 24.2 x 15.5.
Pitcairn Island: 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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$25

65322
NIPPON YUSEN KAISHA LINES (NYK)
GLIMPSES OF THE EAST - Nippon Yusen Kaisha's Official Guide 1934 - 1935

Tokyo. 1934. Nippon Yusen Kaisha. 17th Annual Issue 1934/1935. Foreword by T. Kawata. A total of 740 PP with thumbnail index for each country) with advertisements and b/w illustrations (drawings and photos), plus 2 plates with 4 b/w photos and 72 plates in colour (1 advertisement and 190 colour photos). FEP: Map of "World Wide N.Y.K. Services". REP: advertisements. Cloth cover, illustrated front (a junk under sail) and spine. Binding is tight. Front boards a little soiled and rubbed around edges. Remnants of watermarks on the lower corners of most pages (in the form of light ruffling, but without any loss of text or illustrations). Very good copy. Scarce. 26.4 x 19.5.
Description with trade figures, major industries, population, etc...of numerous ports in over 30 countries visited including Japan and her dependencies (Taiwan, Chosen or Korea, Kwangtung, Manchoukuo), as well as: China, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, French Indo-China, U.K. & Europe.... Hawaiian Islands, South Africa.
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$175

35340
NORFOLK ISLAND
REPORT OF THE ROYAL COMMISSION INTO MATTERS RELATING TO NORFOLK ISLANDS

Canberra. 1976. A.G.P.S. 1st edition of October 1976. XIII, 419 PP with tables and 4 maps. Card covers with creases and rubbed parts. Stamp and name of previous owner at top of title page. Ageing of paper. Still a good copy. 25 x 17.5. 0642022348
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$30

58819
NOUMEA AGREEMENT
PREAMBULE ILLUSTRE DE L'ACCORD DE NOUMEA

Hienghène, New Caledonia. 2009. Association Graphynord / Mêrê a' xé-ré. 1st Ed. Preface by Gilles Reiss. 36 PP with 15 b/w and 13 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.8. 9782953444629
The illustrated preamble to the "Agreement on New Caledonia signed in Nouméa on 5th May 1998". Based on the French Republic Gazette of 27 May 1998.
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$35

65111
OPPENHEIMER, Melanie
AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS: 100 Years On (in The National Library of Australia Magazine - Vol 6, No. 2, June 2014)

Canberra. 2014. National Library of Australia. Vol. 6, No. 2, June 2014, edited by Susan Hall. 32 PP. Contains article between P. 2 and 7 with 3 b/w and 6 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Red Cross Nurse) . New. 29.8 x 21.
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$10

11368
O'REILLY, Patrick
BIBLIOGRAPHIE DE L'OCEANIE 1950

Paris. 1951. Musée de l'Homme. Extrait du Journal de la Société des Océanistes, Tome VII, Déc. 1951. 44 PP (327-370). Soft cover, staples. French text. Near fine. 24 x 15.
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$15

65443
ORIENT LINE
PORT OF CALL INFORMATION: NOUMEA

Sydney. c. 1957. Orient Line Cruise. Folded brochure (4 folds) with History, places of interest etc... and 1 plan of Noumea. Fine. Small format: 18.7 x 12.5.
Gives places of interest and information for passengers.
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$10

47245
ORLIAC, Catherine & Michel
L' ILE DE PAQUES. Des Dieux regardent les Etoiles

Paris. 2004. Gallimard. Reprint of the 1988 original, in Découvertes Gallimard series. 144 PP with 140 b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. Small format: 18 x 12.5. 2070314154
Easter Island.
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$10

37318
OSBORNE, Elizabeth
TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER WOMEN AND THE PACIFIC WAR

Canberra. 1997. Aboriginal Studies Press. 1st Ed. XV, 271 PP with 4 maps and 20 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0855753137
Living between 1942 and 1945 on Australia's front line during the Pacific campaigns.
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$10

64426
PACHECO, Diego
A FUNDACÃO DO PORTO DE NAGASAQUI e a sua cedência a Sociedade de Jesus/ THE FOUNDING OF THE PORT OF NAGASAKI and its cession to the Society of Jesus

Macau. 1989. Centro de Estudos Maritimos de Macau. Trilingual edition of July 1989. 67, (3) PP. Text in Portuguese (pages 7 to 25), in English (pages 27 to 45) and Japanese (pages 47 to 67). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 18.
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$30

47241
PARDON, Daniel
GUIDE DE L' ILE DE PAQUES - RAPA NUI

Papeete. 2003. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 272 PP with 1 location map in colour, 5 b/w illustrations and 225 colour photos. Inside front cover: Map of Easter Island. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 14.5. 290979041X
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$35

47762
PELTZER, Louise
LETTRE A POUTAVERI

Papeete. 2002. Au Vent des Iles. 2nd edition of the 1995 original. 447, (3) PP with one facsimile of manuscript page in Reo Ma'ohi. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.8 x 14. 2909790495
A letter to Bougainville, by one of his young admirers, on the changes brought by contacts with Europeans and by Christianisation.
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$50

64702
PERRY, Roland
PACIFIC 360░

Sydney. 2012. Hachette Australia. 1st Ed. (12), 500 PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 33 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Rubbed patch at top corner of front endpaper, o/wise fine. 25 x 15.7. 9780733627040
Australia's battle for survival in World War II.
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$45

65837
PHILLIPS, Anna
AS THE CATALINA FLIES, ... a Hungarian girl growing up in Bougainville

Springwood, N.S.W. 1993. Butterfly Books. 1st Ed. XI, 155 PP with 16 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on half title page. Fine. 21.5 x 14. 0947333495
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$25

66653
PIM
PACIFIC ISLANDS MONTHLY - Vol. 36, No. 4

Sydney. 1965. Pacific Publications. April 1965. Edited by Stuart INDER & Robert LANGDON. 156 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. 24 x 18.5.
The News Magazine of the South Pacific. New Guinea's Ports may soon burst at the seams. ... Lost 'Pandora' Logbook turns up in U.K. after 170 years, by Robert Langdon.
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$5

66657
PIM
PACIFIC ISLANDS MONTHLY - Vol. 36, No. 8

Sydney. 1965. Pacific Publications. August 1965. Edited by Stuart INDER & Robert LANGDON. 152 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. 24 x 18.5.
The News Magazine of the South Pacific. Pages 81 to 88: The true story of how Britain got hold of Ocean Island, by Robert Langdon.
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$5

66658
PIM
PACIFIC ISLANDS MONTHLY - Vol. 36, No. 9

Sydney. 1965. Pacific Publications. September 1965. Edited by Stuart INDER & Robert LANGDON. 152 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. 24 x 18.5.
The News Magazine of the South Pacific.
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$5

66600
PIM
PACIFIC ISLANDS MONTHLY - Vol. XXXII, No. 1

Sydney. 1961. Pacific Publications. August 1961. Edited by Judy TUDOR & Stuart INDER. 156 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. 24.3 x 18.5.
The News Magazine of the South Pacific.
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$5

66601
PIM
PACIFIC ISLANDS MONTHLY - Vol. XXXII, No. 2

Sydney. 1961. Pacific Publications. September 1961. Edited by Judy TUDOR & Stuart INDER. 160 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. 24.3 x 18.5.
The News Magazine of the South Pacific. ... How will Samoa react to Independence?, by West Samoa Chief Judge C. C. Marsack. How Britain's growing troubles may affect South Pacific future, by R.W. Robson. ... Sealing voyage ended in massacre, shipwreck, by Robert Langdon.
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$5

66647
PIM
PACIFIC ISLANDS MONTHLY - Vol. XXXII, No. 2 - The Joyita Tragedy

Sydney. 1962. Pacific Publications. September 1962. Edited by Judy TUDOR & Stuart INDER. 168 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. 24.3 x 18.5.
The News Magazine of the South Pacific. ... Pages 25 to 36: Spotlight on the Samoan Islands, by Stuart Inder. Joyita, the ship should not have been allowed to leave, by Peter Plowman. ... Suwarrow atoll buried treasure, by Robert Langdon.
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$10

66602
PIM
PACIFIC ISLANDS MONTHLY - Vol. XXXII, No. 5 : Western Samoa Attains Nationhood

Sydney. 1961. Pacific Publications. December 1961. Edited by Judy TUDOR & Stuart INDER. 156 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. 24.3 x 18.5.
The News Magazine of the South Pacific. ... Pages 29 to 48, 71 to 76, 92 to 95: PIM Publisher R.W. Robson Reports from Apia on Independence Eve. ... The status of the new Samoa, after January 1, 1962. ...Highlights of the Independence Celebrations. ...
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$10

66644
PIM
PACIFIC ISLANDS MONTHLY - Vol. XXXII, No. 6 : West New Guinea Crisis

Sydney. 1962. Pacific Publications. January 1962. Edited by Judy TUDOR & Stuart INDER. 152 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. 24.3 x 18.5.
The News Magazine of the South Pacific. ... West New Guinea crisis: pages 15 & 16, 35 to 41 & 130
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$10

66646
PIM
PACIFIC ISLANDS MONTHLY - Vol. XXXII, No. 10

Sydney. 1962. Pacific Publications. May 1962. Edited by Judy TUDOR & Stuart INDER. 160 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. 24.3 x 18.5.
The News Magazine of the South Pacific. ... Nauru need rehabilitation not resettlement ...
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$5

11672
PINELLI, J.D. & GOURMEL, G.
AU PAYS DES TROIS ROYAUMES

Paris. 1991. Association Pacifique. 1st Ed. Volume No. 2 in the Collection Pacifique. Foreword by Louis Le Pensec. 174 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 29.5 x 21. 2908668017
The Country with 3 kingdoms: Wallis, Alofi & Sigave. (The islands of Wallis & Futuna, French Overseas territory in the central Pacific).
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$40

65215
PITOISET, Anne & WERY, Claudine
SECRETS DE CAMPAGNES: Municipales et Provinciales 2014

Paris. 2014. Le Rayon Vert. 1st Ed. 169, (3) PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 22 x 14.5. 9782953319835
The 2014 elections in New Caledonia: City Council and Provinces.
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$45

37252
PONCET, Mgr Alexandre
HISTOIRE DE L'ILE WALLIS - Le protectorat Français

Paris. 1972. Musée de l'Homme. 1st Ed. No. 23 in Publications de la Société des Océanistes series. (8), 234 PP. Soft cover. Near fine. French text. 25.2 x 16.5.
History of the Island of Wallis (Uvea) during the French Protectorate, between 1844 and 1959.
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$30

65496
PONIATOWSKI, Michel
HISTOIRE DE LA RUSSIE D'AMERIQUE ET DE L'ALASKA

Paris. 1958. Horizons de France. 1st Ed. Preface by Michel de Saint-Pierre. XVI, 363 PP with 1 location map and 4 maps, plus 10 pages with 14 b/w illustrations. Eps: Ville de St-Pierre et St-Paul au Kamchatka (Petropavlosk). Decorative cloth covers. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise near fine French text. 21.3 x 15.5.
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$20

11554
PONS, Xavier
A SHELTERED LAND

Sydney. 1994. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. XVI, 350 PP with 12 tables in text and 1 table in the endnotes section. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing. Fine. 23 x 15.2. 1863736395
Australia: Creation of a no risk society built behind a wall of protection, either militarily (UK, then USA) or with tariffs and trade barriers. Attempts at a welfare state, which have not wiped out poverty and inequalities... Sweeping reassessment of Australia's past - a new vision of Australia's future.
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$10

66345
PRINGLE, John Douglas
THE SHOREBIRDS OF AUSTRALIA

Sydney. 1987. Angus & Robertson Publishers / The National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife. 1st Ed. Foreword by Ronald Strahan. (26), 692 PP with 2 figures and colour illustrations (105 location maps and over 600 photos). Hard cover, dj. Slight insect damage on edges of covers. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce. 29.6 x 22 0207153485
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$60

65317
PUIG-SAMPER, Miguel & PELAYO, Francisco
EL VIAJE DEL ASTRONOMO Y NATURALISTA LOUIS FEUILLEE A LAS ISLAS CANARIAS (1724)

Tenerife, Gran Canaria. 1997. Ayuntamiento de la Laguna / Centro de la Cultura Popular Canaria. 1st Ed., in the Taller de Historia series. 207 PP with 45 b/w plates (charts, coastal views, ... and 27 of plants). Pictorial soft cover. Spanish text (Appendix is in Spanish "Historia Antigua y moderna de las Islas Canarias" and French " Histoire Ancienne et Moderne des Isles Canaries", by le Reverend Père Louis Feuillée). Near fine. 21 x 15. 8479262532
Voyage of 1724 to the Canary Islands.
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$20

39645
PUTIGNY, Bob & TIRMONT, J.
O TAHITI

Paris. 1962. Editions de la Pensée Moderne. 1st multilingual edition. No pagination, 64 PP with 29 b/w and 22 colour photos. Title spread: the Bounty in Matavai Bay. FEP: World map locating Tahiti. REP: Map of Tahiti and Moorea. Hard cover. Small rub on front endpaper, edges of covers rubbed. A good copy. Text in French, English, Spanish and German. Oblong: 21.8 x 23. 20.8 x 15.5.
Tahiti, when Faaa airport was opened.
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$15

66430
QUANCHI, Max & SHEKLETON, Max
POSTCARDS FROM OCEANIA: Port Towns, Portraits and the Picturesque during the Colonial Era

Suva. 2015. University of the South Pacific Press. 1st Ed. 202 PP with b/w or colour illustrations of 221 postcards. Pictorial soft cover. Note on title page signed by the authors. New. 25 x 17.5. 9789820109414
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$75

50900
RAU, Eric
INSTITUTIONS ET COUTUMES CANAQUES

Paris. 2005. L'Harmattan. Facsimile edition of the 1944 original with a foreword by René Maunier. Edited and annotated by Régis Lafargue in Collection Fac-similés Océaniens. XXXIV, 200 PP with 3 b/w photos, plus 1 map and 6 plates with 24 b/w illustrations (6 photos and 18 from paintings by P. & R. Mascart). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5.
History of New Caledonia. Kanaks (inhabitants). Society and Tribe (governing, justice, war...). Life with the Tribe...
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$25

47378
RAUZON, Mark J.
ISLES OF REFUGE: Wildlife and History of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

Honolulu. 2001. A Latitude 20 Book / University of Hawai'i Press. 1st Ed. X, 206 PP with 11 maps (1 general, 10 location), b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, paintings and photos). Fp (in colour): Laysan Albatross sails toward Nihoa. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Fine. 24.3 x 21.3. 0824822099
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$25

19206
RAYNAL, F.E.
LES NAUFRAGES OU VINGT MOIS SUR UN RECIF DES ILES AUCKLAND, Recit Authentique par F.E. Raynal, Illustre de 40 Gravures sur bois dessine par A. de Neuville et accompagne d'une Carte

Paris. c.1880?. Librarie Hachette et Cie. 6th edition in Bibliothèque des Ecoles et des Familles. 303 PP with 1 map in text, and 40 woodcuts by A. de Neuville. Fp: Portrait of F.E. Raynal. Red cloth cover, gilt decorated front cover and spine. All edges gilt. Gilt decoration faded at some places, light foxing. Some light foxing. A very good copy. French text. 27.8 x 18.5.
Three years on a sugar plantation in Mauritius, gold mining in Australia (Victoria & NSW), between 1853 & 1863. Attempt at sealing & silver mining on Campbell Island. Voyage on the schooner Grafton. Shipwrecked on Auckland Island. Departure on a small sailboat towards NZ. Rescue. Mention of the wrecks of the Invercauld & the General Grant.
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$70

65312
RECLUS, Armando
EXPLORACIONES A LOS ISTMOS DE PANAMA Y DARIEN

San Jose, Costa Rica. 1982. EDUCA / EDitorial Universitaria CentroAmericana. 4th edition in "Coleccion Viajeros" (limited to 2000 copies) of the 1881 original. 422, (2) PP with 95 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Ageing of paper, occasional foxing. Spanish text. Very good. 19.3 x 13.5. 8483601370
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$10

40158
REED, A. H.
SAMUEL MARSDEN - Greatheart of Maoriland

London. 1947. Pickering & Inglis. Reprint of the 1939 original, in the Memoir of Mighty Men and Women series. 95 PP with 10 drawings. Fp: Portrait of Samuel Marsden. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 19 x13.
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$20

65733
REED, A. H.
THE STORY OF HAWKE'S BAY

Wellington. 1958. A. H. & A. W. Reed. October 1958 edition, with a foreword by the Right Hon. Walter Nash, Prime Minister of New Zealand. 312 PP, plus 24 pages with 79 b/w illustrations. FEP: Napier in the earlier Seventies (1870). REP: Map and sketch plan of Hawke's Bay. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket chipped at head and foot of spine. Signed by the author on title page. Card "With Greetings", signed by the author, loosely inserted. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 22.3 x 14.5.
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$45

17275
REGNAULT, Jean-Marc
TE METUA, L'échec d'un Nationalisme Tahitien 1940-1964

Papeete. 1996. Polymages. 1st Ed. 239 PP with 2 bw photos and 7 tables in text. Pict. card cover. Near fine. French text. 22 x 13.7.
Story of the Tahitian Nationalist movement led by Senator Pouvanaa A Oopa between 1940 and 1964. Failures at the time of the 1958 referendum offering no real alternative to either immediate independence or closer links with France. Arrival of the C.E.P., building of the nuclear testing base at Mururoa.
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$60

47383
RENSEL, Jan, & RODMAN, Margaret (editors)
HOME IN THE ISLANDS: Housing and Social Change in the Pacific

Honolulu. 1997. University of Hawai'i Press. 1st Ed. VII, 264 PP with 7 tables and 39 figures (maps, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 0824819349
Housing: Rotuma Island... Papua New Guinea... New Zealand... Hawaii.
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$15

65054
ROBINSON, J. S.
ARMS IN THE SERVICE OF QUEENSLAND 1859-1901

Brisbane. 1997. J. S. Robinson / S.F.R. Enterprises. Special Presentation Edition limited to 20 hand numbered copies (No. Ten). 240 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, plans, photos). Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on front cover and spine. Dedicatory note on title page signed by the author. Fine. 24.6 x 18.7. 0949749346
Section 4: Forts and Ships / H.M.Q.S. Gayundah, Paluma, Mosquito, Otter ...
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$100

65700
ROBSON, R.W. (Editor)
PACIFIC ISLANDS YEAR BOOK 1950

Sydney. 1950. Pacific Publications. 6th edition. 479, (24, 8 advertisements) PP with tables and maps, plus 4 folded maps (Pacific Ocean, Hawaii Islands, French Oceania, and the Bismarck Archipelago). FEP: The Wealth-Producer of the Pacific Islands: The Coconut Palm and what it gives to mankind. Green cloth cover. Endpapers split at gutter. Foxing spots on outside edges. Name of previous owner at top of title page. Very good. 21.5 x 14.5.
4 pages on: Burns Philp, and 4 pages on Carpenter W. R. & Co.
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$15

65254
RODRIGUEZ, Maximo
LES ESPAGNOLS A TAHITI (1772-1776)

Paris. 1995. Musée de l' Homme. 1st Ed., Société des Océanistes, publication No. 45. Translated and annotated by Horacio Belçaguy, and with a preface by Claude Robineau. 232 PP with 4 figures. Pictorial card cover. French text. Name of previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 24.8 x 16.
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$20

47774
ROGERS, Robert
DESTINY'S LANDFALL. A History of Guam

Honolulu. 1995. University of Hawai'i Press. 1st soft cover edition. XII, 380 PP with 2 tables, 13 maps and 34 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 23.3 x 20.3. 0824816781
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$15

65196
RONSIN, Albert (editor)
1507 - BAPTEME DE L'AMERIQUE à Saint-Dié / THE BAPTISM OF AMERICA in the City of Saint-Dié / AMERIKAS TAUFE zu Saint-Dié

Saint-Dié-des-Vosges. 1982. Imprimerioe Municipale de Saint-Dié. Trilingual edition limited to 1500 copies. (4), 54, (1 colophon) PP with 20 b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front (Cosmographiae Introdu.). Text in French, English and German. Near fine. 21 x 15. 290030136X
25th April 1507: 1st naming (baptism) of "America" the continent. Comments on 10 documents exhibited in the "Treasure Room" of the Municipal Library of Saint 'Dié.
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$50

52370
ROSE, Lyndon
PEOPLE IN THE SUN. The Native People of Australia and the Islands of the South West Pacific

Sydney. 1961. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. 94 PP profusely illustrated with b/w photos by Ronald Rose. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Dedicatory note on front endpaper dated and signed by Ronald and Lyndon Rose. Very good. 28.7 x 22.
Covers the people, clothing, houses, food and village life of the native people of Australia and some of its island neighbours.
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$15

65671
ROSE, Ronald
AUSTRALIA'S ISLAND TERRITORIES

Sydney. 1967. Nelson Doubleday. 1st Ed., in the Around Australia Program series. 64 PP with 5 maps at centrefold (location map and 4 of islands/territories), 11 line drawings, 22 colour plates pasted down, and 19 b/w photos. Spare set of 22 colour photos loosely inserted. Pictorial soft cover (slightly rubbed). Slight ageing, foxing of paper. Signature of previous owner on title page, o/wise very good. 21 x 14.
Informative booklet on the Islands/Territories around Australia: Norfolk - Nauru - Cocos Keeling - Christmas...
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$25

11950
ROUTLEDGE, David (Edit.)
THE FIJI AND NEW CALEDONIA JOURNALS OF MARY WALLIS 1851-1853

Suva & Salem. 1994. Institute of Pacific Studies / USP & Peabody Essex Museum. 1st Ed. XLIV, 225 PP with 6 maps and 22 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Mary Davis Wallis. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 20.9 x 14.7. 982020092X
The journal of the third voyage of Mary Wallis who sailed in 1853 on board the "Maid of Orleans", captained by her husband with calls in Fiji and New Caledonia (July to October, 1852).
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$30

66364
ROYAL AUSTRALASIAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS
DOCTORS AND AUSTRALIAN SCIENCE

Sydney. 1980. The Royal Australasian College of Physicians. 1980 edition, with a preface by Alison Holster, and introduction by Michael Hoare. 40 PP, plus 1 page "Addenda and Corrigenda" tipped in on page 5. Soft cover, staples. Covers with slight insect damage and some ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 22.5 x 17.8. 090978308X
Catalogue of an exhibition held at The Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Sydney, 24-29 February 1980. 70 items: manuscripts, books, periodical articles, photographs and medals.
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$20

64951
ROYAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF QUEENSLAND
THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF QUEENSLAND - JOURNAL - Vol. III, No. 1

Brisbane. 1937. The Historical Society of Queensland. Journal Vol. III, No. 1, December 1937. (2), 49 PP. Soft cover. Ageing of paper. Signature of previous owner at top of front cover. Very good.. 22 x 14.3.
3 papers read to the Society in 1936 and 1937 by: Thomas Welsby, "John Campbell - A Squatter of '41" / A. G. Davies, "Pioneer Steamships in Queensland Waters" / Raphael Cilento, "The New Guinea eruption of May 1937".
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$30

64952
ROYAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF QUEENSLAND
THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF QUEENSLAND - JOURNAL - Vol. IV, No. 4

Brisbane. 1951. The Historical Society of Queensland (Inc.). Journal Vol. IV, No. 4, December 1951. Foreword by G. Greenwood. 447-590 PP with 2 b/w plates. Soft covers, browning around edges and spine. Ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 21.4 x 13.7.
8 papers read to the Society in 1951 "The Jubille Year" (Second half-century of Australia existence) by: Allan A. Morrison, Clem Lack, Glenville Pike, C.G. Austin, Arthur Laurie...
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$25

64957
ROYAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF QUEENSLAND
THE JOURNAL OF THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF QUEENSLAND - Year-book of Proceedings : Vol. IX, No. 4

Brisbane. 1972-73. The Royal Historical Society of Queensland. Vol. IX, No. 4, 1972-73. 177 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 21.3 x 13.7.
10 papers. "Queensland - Harbours, Rivers and Marine" & "Captain Charles Smith: A Master of Enterprise", by Norman S. Pixley. Two Brisbane Shipowners of the last century, by G. Roderick McLeod. ... A Thumbnail history of Numismatics pertaining to Queensland, by George D. Dean. German New Guinea: A Diplomatic, Economic and Political Survey, by Peter Overlack ...
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$15

64955
ROYAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF QUEENSLAND
THE JOURNAL OF THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF QUEENSLAND - Year-book of Proceedings : Vol. V, No. 3

Brisbane. 1955. The Historical Society of Queensland. Journal Vol. V, No. 3, 1955. 1004-1123 PP with 1 plan and 1 b/w photo. Soft cover. Ageing of paper. Near fine. 21 x 13.5.
9 papers read to the Society in 1955 by: Raphael Cilento... J.W. Collinson ... The problem of the French Escapees from New Caledonia, by Clem Lack. ...Port of Rockhampton, by Captain F. Rhodes. ...
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$25

64965
ROYAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF QUEENSLAND
THE ROYAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF QUEENSLAND - SPECIAL JOURNAL "Centenary of Queensland 1859-1959": Vol. VI, No. 1

Brisbane. 1959. The Royal Historical Society of Queensland. Special Journal Vol. VI, No. 1, 1959. 293 PP. Hard cover, title on front board, cloth spine. Fine. 21.2 x 13.8.
16 papers read to the Society in 1958 and 1959. "The Discovery of Australia" / "Wild White Men in Queensland", by Sir Raphael Cilento. Some Reminiscences of Early Queensland, by E.C. Davies. Queensland-One Hundred Years of Defence, by Commander N.S. Pixley. The Taming of the Great Barrier Reef (lighthouses on the coast)", by Clem L. Lack. ... Tug-Boats of the Brisbane River, by A.A. Jordan.
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$50

41502
RUSHBY, Kevin
HUNTING PIRATE HEAVEN - In Search of the Lost Pirate Utopias of the Indian Ocean

London. 2001. Constable. 1st Ed. X, 294 PP with 2 maps. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 15.6. 0094800103
Fiefdoms carved in the Comoros Islands or in Madagascar.
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$20

63952
RUSSELL, Elaine, ANDERSON, Kim (editors)
AUSTRALIANS: A HISTORICAL LIBRARY (in 11 Volumes and the Historical Atlas)

Sydney. 1987 & 1989. Fairfax, Syme & Weldon Associates. 1st Ed., in "Australians: A Historical Library" series. Foreword by Oliver MacDonagh. 12 Volumes. I - Australians to 1788: XVI, 476 PP. II - Australians 1838: XVIII, 474 PP. III - Australians 1888: XVIII, 474 PP. IV - Australians 1938: XVIII, 474 PP. V - Australians from 1939: XVIII, 474 PP. VI - Australians, A historical Atlas. XIV, 290 PP. VII - Australians, a Guide to Sources: XVIII, 473 PP. VIII - Australians, Events and Places: XVI, 476 PP. IX - Australians, a Historical Dictionary: XX, 462 PP. X - Australians, Historical Statistics: XVIII, 470 PP. XI - Australians, The Guide and Index: XXVIII, 83 PP. XII (1989) - Australians 1988: X, 254 PP. Hard cover, colour illustration on front cover. Three volumes with few small stains on outside edges. Occasionsal foxing. A near fine set. Format - 11 of the volumes: 27.8 x 20 & Atlas: 39.5 x 27.5. 0949288098
Volumes' editors: Vol. I: D.J. Mulvaney & J. Peter White. Vol. II: Alan Atkinson & Marian Aveling. Vol. III: Graeme Davison, J.W. McCarthy & Ailsa McLeary. Vl. IVV: Bill Gammage & Peter Spearritt. Vol. V: Ann Curthoys, A. W. Martin & Tim Rowse. Vol. VI: J.C.R. Camm, John McQuilton & Trevor W. Plumb. Vol. VII: D.H. Borchardt & Victor Crittenden. Vol. VIII & Vol. IX: Graeme Aplin, S. G. Foster & Michael McKernan. Vol. X: Wray Vamplew. Vol. XI: Foreword by Philip Allen. Vol XII: Marion K. Stell, & Ruth Thompson, with an introduction by Kim Anderson.
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$300

64853
RUSSELL, Henry Stuart
THE GENESIS OF QUEENSLAND: An Account of the First Exploring Journeys ...

Sydney. 1888. Turner & Henderson. 1st Ed. XVI, 17-633, (3 Appendix H, I & K) PP, plus 1 plate with portrait of Patrick Leslie, and 4 folded plates (1 facsimile portion of Muster Roll of HMS Resolute and Log of HMS Endeavour, Captain Cook - A plan of the Entrance of Endeavour River - 1 Sketch map of the Balonne River - 1 Sketch of Botany Bay). Fp: A sketch of Botany Bay in New South Wales). Burgundy cloth cover with light shelf wear around edges and small bump on lower corners, gilt title on spine "History of Queensland". About 10 pages roughly opened. Foxing spots on first and last 10 leaves, then only occasional. A very good clean copy of a scarce title. 26 x 17.
"... Journeys to and over Darling Downs: The Earliest Day of their Occupation; Social Life; Station Seeking; the Course of Discovery, Northward and Westward; and a Resumé of the causes which led to Separation from New South Wales with Portrait and Fac-similes of Maps, Log, &c., &c.".
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$300

65218
SALAUN, Marie
DECOLONISER L'ECOLE ? - Hawai'i, Nouvelle-Calédonie: Expériences contemporaines

Rennes. 2013. Presses Universitaires de Rennes. 1st edition in "Collection Essais". 304 PP with b/w illustrations (1 photo, diagrams, graphs, 2 maps, 8 tables). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 23 x 14. 9782753521650
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$40

65175
SALMOND, Anne
L'ÎLE DE VENUS - Les Européens Découvrent Tahiti

Papeete. 2012. Au Vent des Îles. 1st French edition, translated from the 2009 original "Aphrodite's Island: The European Discovery of Tahiti", by Jean-Pierre Durix. 654, (2) PP with 2 maps and 52 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 11 colour plates. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. French text. 22.6 x 15. 9782915654967
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$75

64160
SAMOA
Visitor Information: WESTERN SAMOA - Cradle of Polynesia

Apia. c. 1994. Western Samoa Visitors Bureau. (2), 31 PP. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 20.8 x 10.2.
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$5

65188
SAND, Christophe, TEREBO, Malia & LAGARDE, Louis
LE PASSE DE DEVA - Archéologie d'un domaine provincial calédonien

Nouméa. 2013. Institut d'Archéologie de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et du Pacifique. 1st Ed., October 2013, "Archeologia Pasifika" No. 2. 80 PP with colour illustrations (1 location map, 1 map, drawings and over 80 photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 23.5. 9782954167510
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$60

66041
SAUNDERS, David
DUBAI - The Arabian Dream

London. 2003. TransGlobe Publishing. 1st Ed. Foreword by Abdullah Mohamed Saleh, National Bank of Dubai. Welcome address by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, The Crown Prince of Dubai. 208 PP with 14 b/w photos and colour illustrations ( 1 map and photos). Hard cover, gilt decoration and title on front board and spine, dj. Note on front endpaper. Fine. 27.8 x 27.8. 0954508300
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$25

33303
SCHAPPER, Henry P.
ABORIGINAL ADVANCEMENT TO INTEGRATION - Conditions and plans for Western Australia

Canberra. 1970. ANU Press. 1st Ed., No. 5 in Aborigines in Australian Society series. XXII, 196 PP with 47 tables, plus large folded map at rear of book. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 070810391X
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$20

63594
SEARLE, Noel & BARNIER, Cheryl
GEO - Australia's National Geographic - Vol. 1, No. 3

Sydney. 1979. Magazine Division / Paul Hamlyn. Volume 1, Number 3, 1979. 138 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 27.6 x 20.2.
Articles by: Derek Roff on Red Centre Rocks. Gregory Forth on the Horsemen of Sumba Island, Indonesia. Jennifer Isaacs on the Visitors who reached Australia on "Praus" of Asia.
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$10

67100
S.E.H.
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE D'ETUDES HISTORIQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - No. 158

Nouméa. 2009. Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. No. 158 (1st term 2009). Edited by Gabriel VALET. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. 27.5 x 17.5.
No. 158: La Passerelle Marguerite, un modèle de pont Gisclard, by Jerry Delathière. Sur l'ilot Konienne, by Wilfred G. Burchett. Histoire des Mines de Kouaoua (part 2), by Luc Legeard.
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$15

67104
S.E.H.
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE D'ETUDES HISTORIQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - No.156

Nouméa. 2008. Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. No. 156 (3rd term 2008). Edited by Gabriel VALET. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. 27.5 x 17.5.
No. 156: L'oeuvre Guyannaise de Louis Tardy de Montravel, by Luc Legeard. La Nouvelle Calédonie in Walkabout (translated by Max Shekleton), by Stephen Henty. La prise de possession des Îles Chesterfield, by Daniel Morignat.
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$15

67103
S.E.H.
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE D'ETUDES HISTORIQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - No.157

Nouméa. 2008. Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. No. 157 (4th term 2008). Edited by Gabriel VALET. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. 27.5 x 17.5.
No. 157: Le commandant Erskine (HMS Havannah) dans le lagon de Nouvelle-Calédonie en 1849, by Jean-Claude Estival. Histoire des Mines de Kouaoua (part 1), by Luc Legeard.
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$15

67105
S.E.H.
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE D'ETUDES HISTORIQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE- No.159

Nouméa. 2009. Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. No. 159 (2nd term 2009). Edited by Gabriel VALET. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. 27.5 x 17.5.
No. 159: Une conséquence de l'insurrection de 1878: la création de centres agricoles auprès des postes militaires, 1878-1883, by Benoit Delvinquier. Dans les Mers du Sud françaises: Walkabout Magazine, April 1938 (translated by Max Shekleton), by Elizabeth Nicholls. Doniambo, 1er Novembre 1943: souvenir d'une vision apocalyptique, by André Jacquier.
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$15

65859
SHORT, Fred. G.
KANT AMONG THE NUDES - Poems, Stories and Essays

Robina, Qld. 2002. Jomaru Press. 1st Ed. 200 PP with 8 drawings "Nataraja". Dated and signed by the author on the title page. Fine. 21.6 x 14. 0958637318
76 of them, including "Recollections of Old Santo," (the New Hebrides in late 1920s and early 1930s).
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$30

40033
SLESIN, Suzanne, CLIFF, Stafford, BERTHELOT, Jack, GAUME, Martine & ROZENSZTROCH
CARIBBEAN STYLE

London. 1992. Thames and Hudson. Reprint of the 1985 original. 290 PP, lavishly illustrated with 1 map, 9 pages of plans and over 600 colour photos. Cloth cover (lightly soiled), dj (lightly rubbed). Near fine. 25.8 x 25.5. 0500234558
The islands of Guadeloupe, Martinique, St.Barthélémy, Antigua, Nevis, Monserrat, Barbados, Haiti and Jamaica. Island vegetation and colour, plantation houses, town houses, popular houses, contemporary houses and gardens. Plans and information on different types of houses on the various islands.
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$10

56180
SMITH, Anita
AN ARCHAEOLOGY OF WEST POLYNESIAN PREHISTORY: Terra Australis 18

Canberra. 2002. Pandanus Books / RSPAS, ANU. 1st Ed. , Volume 18 in the Terra Australis series. XVI, 230 PP with 69 tables and 26 figures. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 01740760190
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$45

63490
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - No. 302 "Iles Marquises"

Papeete. 2005. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 302, May 2005. Edited by Simone Grand. 176 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. French text (occasional text in Reo Mao'hi). Pages 98 & 99 misbound (photocopy of pages tipped in). Fine. 22 x 14.
No. 302- Special issue: Marquesas Islands - 6 papers (pages 6 to 125) by Fr. Joseph Le Port, Pierre Ottino, Sidsel Millerström, Robert Suggs, Emily Donaldson & Robert Koenig.
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63491
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - No. 303/304

Papeete. 2005. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 303/304, December 2005. Edited by Simone Grand. 132 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. French text (occasional text in Reo Mao'hi). Fine. 22 x 14.
... Rapa iti, 40 years later, by Allan F. Hanson. ...
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66443
SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES
JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES - No. 140: "Integration Régionale des Territoires Français dans le Pacifique Sud"

Paris. 2015. Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. No. 140, 2015 - 1. Edited by Isabelle Leblic. 184, (2) PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations. Soft cover, pictorial front. French texts with 2 papers in English. Covers with a few small bumps or rubs, o/wise fine. 27.5 x 18.
Special issue "French Territories and the South Pacific", edited by Rudy Bessard and Nathalie Mrgudovic: 8 papers (7 in French and 1 in English) ...
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67156
SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES
JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES - No. 141: "Nouveaux Regards sur les Chefferies Fidjiennes"

Paris. 2015. Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. No. 141, 2015 - 2. Edited by Isabelle Leblic. 186-386 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations. Soft cover, pictorial front. French texts with 4 papers in English. Fine. 27.5 x 18. 9782854301267
Special issue "New Approach to Fijian Chiefdoms", with 7 texts (2 of them in English) edited by Simone Pauwels. ... Some Australian official views of New Caledonia's Melanesians, 1941 to 1953, by Stephen Henningham.
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$60

14846
STAHL, Paul-Jean
1942-1945 LES AMERICAINS EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE

Nouméa. 1994. Les Editions du Santal. 1st Ed. 139 PP, (5 PP for epilogue, chronological events & bibliography) with 2 maps, 8 b/w, 8 colour illustrations and 210 b/w photos. Soft cover, dj. Fine. French text. Oblong: 20.8 x 28. 2950873901
During WWII, the U.S. Forces had large bases in New Caledonia, preventing invasion by the Japanese and preparing the counter attacks on Guadalcanal, etc... The impact of the Americans on the Territory was important and brought about many changes.
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$50

33139
STANLEY, David
TAHITI - Polynesia Handbook

Chico, Ca., USA. 1992. Moon Publications. 2nd edition of the 1989 original. (12), 214, (14) PP with b/w illust. (maps, photos, engravings), plus 8 pages with 31 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 18.7 x 13. 0918373875
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$10

64991
STEWART, Desmond
L'AUBE DE L'ISLAM (in Les Grandes Epoques de l'Homme series)

Amsterdam. 1969. Collections Time-Life. 1st French edition of the 1967 US original. Preface by Jacques Berque. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, illustrated front board. French text. Fine. 27.3 x 22.
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$10

65870
STONE, Andrew J.
A WALK IN THEIR FOOTSTEPS: A Kokoda Trail Experience - A Modern Soldier's Personal story

Sydney. 1997. Australian Military History Publications. 1st Ed. X, 102 PP with 2 maps and 44 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Signature of previous owner on title page, o/wise fine. 21 x 15. 0958669341
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48542
TCHERKEZOFF, Serge
FAA-SAMOA, UNE IDENTITE POLYNESIENNE (économie, politique, sexualité). L'anthropologie comme dialogue culturel

Paris. 2003. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in Collection Connaissances des Hommes. 546 PP with 2 maps and few text drawings. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 16. 2747552195
Samoan way of life: their economy, politics, sexuality.
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$35

51779
Te Reo o te Tuamotu
NAKU TEIE HAKARI, na toku tupune - Le Cocotier aux Tuamotu, quête identitaire et transmission du patrimoine

Papeete. 2006. Association Culturelle Te Reo o te Tuamotu / Haere Po. 1st Ed. 196, (2) PP with 2 b/w illustrations (1 drawing and 1 map), 2 maps in colour and hundreds of colour photos. Text in French and in Reo o te Tuamotu. Pictorial card covers with light wear, o/wise fine. 27 x 20.8. 2904171503
Coconut tree and heritage in the Tuamotu archipelago.
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$45

47683
THOMAS, Larry
OUTCASTS / LES EXCLUS

Nouméa. 2004. ADCK / Grain de Sable. 1st French edition, translated by Sonia Lacabanne from the 1995 edition (University of the South Pacific). 179, (3) PP with 12 portraits and 11 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 15 x 11. 2909407314
Theatre play.
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$20

65208
THRELFALL, Neville
ONE HUNDRED YEARS IN THE ISLANDS: The Methodist/United Church in the New Guinea Islands Region 1875-1975

Rabaul, PNG. 1975. Toksave na Bul Dipatmen. 1st Ed. Foreword by Saimon Gaius. 288 PP with b/w illustrations (vignette on title page, 1 map, facsimile of document, 1 tail piece, portraits and photos). FEP: Map of the Bismarck Archipelago. REP: Map of North East Gazelle Peninsula. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22.8 x 14.4. 0869380168
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$40

66766
TRIGELLIS-SMITH, Syd, ZAMPATTI, Sergio & PARSONS, Max
SHAPING HISTORY: A Bibliography of Australian Army Unit Histories

Melbourne. 1996. Authors. 1996 edition. VI, 206 PP. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21 x 15. 0646291211
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$40

65791
UNIVERSITY OF GUAM
GUAM RECORDER - Volume 3 , No. 1, 1973

Agana. 1973. University of Guam / Micronesian Area Research Center. Volume 3, No. 1, January-March 1973. 48 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers have insect damage, but contents clean and intact. Very good. 28 x 22.
From the outrigger to the satellite: Guam becomes a Pacific Communications center.
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65792
UNIVERSITY OF GUAM
GUAM RECORDER - Volume 4 , No. 2, 1974

Agana. 1974. University of Guam / Micronesian Area Research Center. Volume 4, No. 2, 1974. 56 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. A "complimentary copy" stamp on title-page, o/wise very good. 28 x 22.
Guam Scenic Route, by Paul Carano. The family tree of Chamorro, ...
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65793
UNIVERSITY OF GUAM
GUAM RECORDER - Volume 4 , No. 3, 1974

Agana. 1974. University of Guam / Micronesian Area Research Center. Volume 4, No. 3, 1974. 64 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 28 x 22.
Guam Scenic Route, by Paul Carano. Tinian, the History of an Island, by Robert Graham. Dumont d'Urville on Truk, by Francis X. Hezel.
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66288
VAN WYCK, Susan & GRANT, Kirsty
FOLLOW THE FLAG: Australian Artists and War 1914-1945

Melbourne. 2015. National Gallery of Victoria. 1st Ed. Message from The Hon. George Brandis, Australian Government Minister for the Arts. Foreword by Tony Ellwood. X, 134 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Card cover, stiff dust jacket. New. 27 x 24 9780724104055
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$45

58604
VAUTRIN, Felix
SIX FRERES DANS LA GRANDE GUERRE (1915-1918)

Nouméa. 2009. Cercle du Musée de la Ville de Nouméa. 1st Ed. Foreword by Jerry Delathière. 204 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 21. 9782953506907
World War One, through the letters and writings of 6 brothers from New Caledonia.
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$85

66111
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. Dedicatory note on title page dated and signed by co-author Annie Baert. French & Spanish texts. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near 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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$40

11557
VERNIER, Henri
AU VENT DES CYCLONES - Puai Noa Mai Te Vero - Histoire des Missions Protestantes et de l' Eglise Evangélique à Tahiti et en Polynésie Française, Une Eglise Polynésienne 1797-1963, 1985

Papeete. 1986. Eglise Evangélique de Polynnésie Française. 1st Ed. (16), 466 PP with b/w illust. (paintings & photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.8. 2905832002
History and changes of the Protestant Church in Tahiti and in French Polynesia, since the arrival of the London Missionary Society.
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$30

55592
VIENNE, Bernard
GENS DE MOTLAV - Idéologie et pratique sociale en Mélanésie

Paris. 1984. Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. 1st Ed. Publication No. 42. 434, (2) PP with 17 genealogical trees, 63 tables,and 58 figures (maps, graphs, organigrams). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. 24.5 x 16. 2854300009
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65259
VILLARET, Bernard
SEPT HISTOIRES DES MERS DU SUD

Papeete. 1972. Editions du Pacifique. 1st Ed. 304 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Covers slightly rubbed. Faint foxing. French text. Very good. 21.5 x 13.7.
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$15

11826
VILLARET, Bernard, BATAILLE, M. C., et al...
LES ILES DU PACIFIQUE

Paris. 1980. Larousse. 1st edition in Collection Monde et Voyages. 240 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Title Page: Nguzu Nguzu of the Solomon Islands. FEP: Outrigers from New Caledonia. REP: Spear fisherman. Pictorial laminated boards a little worn. Foxing spots on first and last leaves, o/wise very good. French text. 26.5 x 22.5. 2030532223
The islands of the Pacific Ocean: geography & discovery. The Galapagos to Australia, Hawaii to New Zealand & Easter Island.
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$15

37237
VILLEMINOT, Jacques
BOOMERANG - l'Australie Primitive

Paris. 1954. René Julliard. 1st Ed. 213 PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 21 b/w photos. Soft cover. Very good. French text. 19 x 14.
Australia in 1953: perceived after a stay of 8 months - Primitive Australia.
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$20

44075
VINCENT, Rose (editor)
PONDICHERY, 1674-1761 - L' Echec d'un rêve d' empire

Paris. 1993. Editions Autrement. 1st Ed., No. 24 in Série Mémoires. 262, (2 publications) PP with 5 maps and 31 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24.8 x 17. 286260433X
Rush to India. French East India Company... Wars with Great Britain and loss of a potential French empire.
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$35

65838
WALLER, John H.
GORDON OF KHARTOUM - The Saga of a Victorian Hero

New York. 1988. Atheneum. 1st Ed. XXI, (3), 504 PP with b/w illustrations (frontispiece and 6 maps), plus 16 pages with 42 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Charles George Gordon in Chinese Mandarin Dress. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 24 x 16. 0689118120
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$20

65749
WARLPIRI LITERATURE
JUNGA YIMI - Vol. 4, No. 1

Yuendumu, Northern Territory. 1983. Warlpiri Literature Production Centre. Volume 4, No. 1, March 1983. No pagination, 24 PP with b/w illustrations. Text in English and Warlpiri. Soft cover, pictorial front, staples, cloth spine. Very good. 29.7 x 21.
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$10

65597
WELSH, Kathleen (editor)
NORFOLK ISLAND COOKERY BOOK

Norfolk Island. 1984. Greenways Press / Sunshine Club. 1st edition. Foreword by Margaret Wordsworth. (4), 47 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.5 x 12.5.
Recipes with avocado, bananas, coconut... kumeras, paw paw... Three last pages: Norfolk words and phrases explained.
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$15

44372
WENZ, Paul
CONTES AUSTRALIENS - SOUS LA CROIX DU SUD

Paris. 1911. Librairie Plon. Reprint of the 1910 original Sous La Croix du Sud. (6), 304, (4) PP. Cloth cover bound copy retaining the original soft covers. Slight ageing of paper, and foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Very good. French text. 19.3 x 12.4.
Short stories set in Australia. The author was born in Reims, France, in 1869. In 1892 he visited Australia where he spent two years jackarooing. He returned as a settler/grazier in 1898, purchasing a property on the Lachlan River in NSW.
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$60

44373
WENZ, Paul
L' HOMME DU SOLEIL COUCHANT

Paris. 1923. Calmann-Levy. 1st Ed. (6), 220 PP. Cloth cover bound copy retaining the original soft covers. Short note on preliminary page. Occasional pencil scoring in the margins. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. French text. 19.3 x 12.4.
Novel set in Australia. The author was born in Reims, France, in 1869. In 1892 he visited Australia where he spent two years as a jackaroo. He returned as a settler/grazier in 1898, purchasing a property on the Lachlan River in NSW. It was translated into English as "The Sundowner".
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44369
WENZ, Paul
L'ECHARDE

Paris. 1931. Les Editions de la Vraie France. 1st Ed., with a preface by Firmin Roz. IV, 242 PP. Cloth cover bound copy retaining the original soft covers. Ageing of paper. Very good. French text. 19.3 x 12.4.
The author was born in Reims, France, in 1869. In 1892 he visited Australia where he spent two years as a jackaroo. He returned as a settler/grazier in 1898, purchasing a property on the Lachlan River in NSW. L'Echarde recounts his experiences as a grazier and relives his childhood memories.
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44371
WENZ, Paul
SOUS LA CROIX DU SUD

Paris. 1910. Librairie Plon. 1st Ed. (6), 304, (4) PP. Cloth cover bound copy retaining the original soft covers. Some pencil underlining of text and notes in the margins. Ageing of paper, and foxing. Very good. French text. 19.3 x 12.4.
Short stories set in Australia, by a French novelist who settled there in 1898.
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$50

65855
WHEELER, Margaret (editor)
A BOOK OF ARCHAEOLOGY - Seventeen Stories of Discovery

London. 1959. Cassell & Company. 2nd edition of the 1957 original. XII, 178 PP with 4 b/w illustrations (1 drawing, 1 plan, and 2 maps), plus 12 pages with 22 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Slight ageing of paper and occasional foxing. Note on front endpaper. Very good. 22 x 14.5.
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$15

10307
WHITE, Geoffrey M. & LINDSTROM, Lamont
THE PACIFIC THEATER - Islands Representations of World War II

Melbourne. 1990. Melbourne University Press. 1st Australian edition. XIV, 433 PP with 11 maps on full page and 28 b/w photos. Eps: The Pacific Islands. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 15.5. 0522844014
Experiences of the Pacific islanders during WWII. As observers, labourers, on patrols, under fire. Their new perception of the world due to this conflict.
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$10

65656
WIGMORE, Lionel
THE JAPANESE THRUST

Canberra. 1957. Australian War Memorial. 1st E., in the "Australia in the War of 1939-1945", Series One (Army), Volume IV. XVI, (2), 715 PP with 11 maps and 48 sketch maps, plus 46 pages with 3 maps (2 on double page) and 64 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Spine lightly sunned. Name of previous owners on front endpaper. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24 x 16.
Vol IV: The Japanese Thrust.
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$35

65822
WILLEY, Keith & SMITH, Robin
NEW GUINEA - A Journey Through 10,000 Years

Melbourne. 1972. Lansdowne Press. Reprint of the 1969 original. (8), 168 PP with b/w and colour photos by Robin Smith. FEP: Map of New Guinea. Hard cover, dj. Small rubbed patch at top of front endpaper. Name of previous owner on title page. Near fine. Large format: 31 x 26. 0701800402.
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$20

65917
WILLIAMS, Kerry
NORTHERN TERRITORY / OUTBACK AUSTRALIA

Darwin, NT. 1983. Barker Souvenirs. 1st Ed. Introduction by Wendy Kirke, on the inside of front cover. No pagination, 104 PP (4 pages loosely inserted), with 1 map on the inside of back cover, and colour photos, by Kerry Williams. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 28 x 21.5.
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$10

65721
WRIGHT, Malcolm
THE GENTLE SAVAGE

Sydney. 1966. Lansdowne Press. 1st Ed. Foreword by Commander Eric Feldt. (10), 172 PP, plus 12 pages with 25 b/w photos. Fp: The approaching monsoon seen from a New Guinea beach. Eps: map of the Territory of Papua and New Guinea. Name of previous owner on title page. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22 x 14.
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$25

47866
ZAMBUCKA, Kristin
FACES OF FIJI

Wellington. 1974. A.H. & A.W. Reed. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 14 pastel portraits in colour. Fp: Lima Bulamaibau. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with a closed tear on front cover. Near fine. 24.5 x 18.5. 589008692
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$15