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

66498
ANDERSEN, Johannes C.
MYTHS & LEGENDS OF THE POLYNESIANS

London. 1928. George G. Harrap. 1st Ed. (2), 512 PP with 7 b/w illustrations, plus 1 folded map of the Pacific at the rear of the book, 16 plates in colour by Richard Wallwork and 32 plates in half-tone with 48 photos. Fp (in colour): Tane' breathing life into Hine-Ahu-One. Decorated cloth cover, gilt title on spine and front cover. Covers slightly marked. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 22.5 x 15.
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$75

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. New. Oblong: 22.3 x 22.5. 9782953990805
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$60

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

65176
BAMBRIDGE, Tamatoa
LA TERRE DANS L'ARCHIPEL DES AUSTRALES - Etude du pluralisme Juridique et Culturel en matière foncière (Pacifique Sud)

Papeete. 2012. IRD / Au Vent des Îles. 1st Ed. Preface by Jean-François Baré. 410, (4 publications) PP with tables and over 24 figures. Pictorial stiff cover. New. French text. 22.6 x 15. 9782915654417
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$70

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

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

65534
BURCHETT, Winston H.
CANNIBALS AND TALKIES (in Walkabout Magazine, Vol. 4, No. 12)

Melbourne. 1938. Walkabout / Australian National Travel Association. Volume 4, No. 12, October 1938. Edited by Charles Weetman and Charles H. Holmes. 64 PP. Contains article pages 41 to 44 with 4 b/w photos. Pictorial soft wrappers. Near fine. Large format: 30.5 x 24.4.
South Seas and Moorea Island.
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$25

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

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

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

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

65283
DE SEZE, Nicolas & DELAMAIRE, Guy (editors)
INSTITUT D'EMISSION D'OUTRE-MER - WALLIS ET FUTUNA, Rapport Annuel 2013

Mata'Utu, Uvea. 2014. I.E.O.M. / Institut d'Emission d' Outre-Mer. June 2014 edition. 138, (4) PP with graphs and tables, plus 6 pages with 2 maps and 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 24 x 16.
Annual report (2013) on the "Economy" of the French Territory of Wallis & Futuna, in the Central Pacific.
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$75

65284
DE SEZE, Nicolas & LE BIHAN, Pierre-Yves (editors)
INSTITUT D'EMISSION D'OUTRE-MER: 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. New. 23.7 x 16.
Annual report for 2013: Population, Economy, Salaries, Welfare ... Industry... Budget.
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$75

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

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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$60

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

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

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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$80

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

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

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

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

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

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

50819
LAÎNE, Sabine
1, 2, 3, MES PETITS KOALAS...

Paris. 2005. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 212, (2) PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747581845
Experience gained while adopting 3 children from Tahiti.
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$30

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

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. New. 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

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

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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$100

66331
McKENZIE, Paul
FRENCH POLYNESIA'S SEXY SECRET: Camouflage Groupers in Fakarava (in Ocean Geographic, No. 30, 2014)

Sydney. 2014. OceanNEnvironment / Ocean Geographic. The Ocean Giants edition. Issue 30, 0ctober 2014. Edited by Evonne Ong. 96 PP. Contains article pages 30 to 40 with 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. 27.6 x 21.5.
The annual gathering / spawning of Camouflage Groupers in the south pass of Fakarava, Tuamotu Archipelago. Other articles include: Antarctic Glaciers, by Alex Rose, Missing Leviathian, by Doug Perrine.
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$10

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

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

17514
OLIVER, Douglas
RETURN TO TAHITI, Bligh's Second Breadfruit Voyage

Melbourne. 1988. M.U.P. Ist Australian edition limited to 1250 copies. No.2 in the Miegunyah Press series. XXII, 281 PP with 14 figures, plus 28 pages with colour illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Bligh. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.5 x 19. 0522843549
Three months in Tahiti with watercolours of the 3rd mate: George Tobin.
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$25

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

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

66097
PELTZER, Louise
LETTRE A POUTAVERI

Papeete. 1995. Scoop. 1st Ed. 447, (3) PP with one facsimile of Reo Ma'ohi text. Pictorial stiff covers. Title page with dedicatory note dated and signed by the author. French text. Faint foxing on outside edges. Fine. 22.5 x 15. 2909790584
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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$80

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

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

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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$40

65245
PUTIGNY, Bob
LE ROI DE P¬QUES

Tahiti. 1994. Editions Le Motu. New edition of the 1979 original. 284, (2) PP with 1 map and 2 b/w illustrations (1 engraving & 1 photo). Pictorial card cover. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. French text. Occasional foxing. Very good. 21 x 15.5. 2950397123
Jean-Onesime Dutrou Bornier, seafarer and King of Easter Island between 1870 and 1876.
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$15

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

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

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

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. New. French text. 22.6 x 15. 9782915654967
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$75

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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$25

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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$20

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

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. As new. 27 x 20.8. 2904171503
Coconut tree and heritage in the Tuamotu archipelago.
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$45

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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$60

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

57391
Von Den STEINEN, Karl
MYTHES MARQUISIENS - Te Hakatu Tumu o Te Ati Enana

Papeete. 2005. Haere po. Revised and increased editon of the first French translation published in 3 volumes respectively in 1997, 1998 & 1999. Preface by Georges (toti) Teikiehuupoko, Jean-Louis Teikiheetaioa Candelot and Henri Lavondès. Translated from the German text by Almut & Jean Pagès, and annotated by Jean Pagès, Jean-Louis Candelot & Mgr Le Cleac'h. 328 PP with 1 portrait, facsimile of a page of German original text, 8 maps and b/w drawings (3 sketches, 22 headpieces, 33 tail pieces). Illustrated soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 15. 2904171589
Marquesan myths: on the tribal traditions from the Marquesas Islands.
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$110