66857
ALIBERT, Pierre
LA CUISINE MALGACHE

Sainte Clotilde, Ile de la Réunion. 1997. Orphie Editions. 1st Ed. in the "Savoir Cuisiner" series. 84 PP with colour photos. Laminated pictorial boards. French text. Near fine. 20.6 x 10.5. 287763020X
Recipes from Madagascar by Claudia Jeannot, Jean-René Rakotson....
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$15

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

66343
BAHADUR, Jay
DEADLY WATERS: The Hidden World of Somalia's Pirates

Melbourne. 2011. Scribe Publications. 1st Ed. (12), 300 PP with 1 "Somali Clan" Tree, 5 tables and 5 maps. Pictorial soft cover (light crease). Faint foxing. Near fine. 21 x 13.5. 9781921640636
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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

65612
BLASKETT, Beverley
How Power of Politics has Defined the Pacific: Irian Jaya (in Southeast Asia) or West Papua (in the South Pacific)

Geelong. 1989. School of Humanities, Deakin University. June 1989 edition. No pagination, 26 PP in typescript with b/w illustrations: 1 photo, 2 cartoons, 4 maps. Contained in a plastic folder, clear front. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.
Paper presented to the Pacific History Association Conference "The Pacific in the Metropolitan World": The Ways in which the Pacific is structured by various discourses", held in Brisbane in June/July 1989.
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$10

32957
BOUDINE, Joël
LE REGIME FISCAL DES DEPARTMENTS 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

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

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

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

66159
DUYKER, Edward
MAURITIAN HERITAGE - An Anthology of the Lionnet, Commins and Related Families

Melbourne. 1986. Australian Mauritian Research Group. 1st edition limited to 1,000 numbered copies (No. 660). XX, 368 PP with 190 b/w illustrations, plus large folded family tree tipped in on rear endpaper. Cloth cover, dj. Ex library copy with dedicatory note by AMRG, and 2 rubbed patches on title page, and part of last page (index) is torn but without loss of text. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 25 x 18. 0959088326
Anthology of two Mauritian families with strong ties to Australia and a history of the islands of the Indian Ocean.
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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

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

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

51787
GODDIO, Franck, CRICK, Monique, LAM, Peter, PIERSON, Stacey & SCOTT, Rosemary (contributors)
LOST AT SEA: The strange route of the Lena Shoal junk

London. 2002. Periplus. 1st English edition. Translated from the french original by Josephine Bacon. XII, (2), 288 PP with 9 graphs, facsimile of a document, b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, sketches, 43 figures , 71 photos, and the 402 photos of the Topology section). Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 34.2 x 24.5. 1902699351
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$40

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

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

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

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

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

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

47490
MEZIN, Louis & DELLEUR, Pierre (editors)
LORIENT AU TEMPS DE LA COMPAGNIE DES INDES: LA MER & LA NAVIGATION (in Cahiers de la Compagnie des Indes - No.3)

Port Louis, 1998. Musée de la Compagnie des Indes. Yearly magazine, issue No. 3 - 1998. 83 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 27 x 21.
Magazine published by the Museum of the French East India Company. Trading routes to India in the 18th century, by Philippe Haudrère... The ships of the French East India Company, by Jean Boudriot... The navigation art of the Indian Pilots, by François Bellec...
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$35

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

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

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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$265

20432
REID, Anthony
SOUTHEAST ASIA IN THE AGE OF COMMERCE 1450-1680. Volume I: The lands below the Winds

Chiang Mai, Thailand. 1995. Silkworm Books. Reprint of the 1988 original edition. XVI, (2), 275 PP with 4 maps and 56 figures in text. Pict. card cover. Fine. 23.5 x 15.3. 9747047578
Rise of Southeast Asian culture. Everyday life in the different societies of the region (diet, housing, commerce...), patterns of warfare and popular entertainment.
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$25

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

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

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

39136
THORN, Major William
THE CONQUEST OF JAVA

Honk Kong / Singapore. 1993. Periplus Editions / Antiques of the Orient. Reprint of the 1815 original edition published by T. Egerton, Military Library, Whitehall. XXIV, 370 PP, plus 60 pages with 34 colour plates (plates II to XXXV). Eps: Sketch of the Island of Java, in two parts (plate I). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.4 x 17.8. 0945971869
Title of original edition: Memoir of the conquest of Java; with the subsequent operations of the British Forces, in the Oriental Archipelago. To which is subjoined, a statistical and historical sketch of Java; being the result of observations made in a tour through the country; with an account of its dependencies.
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$40

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 Chineses 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