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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

65824
LAWFORD, G. L. & NICHOLSON, L. R.
THE TELCON STORY - 1850-1950

London. 1950. The Telegraph Construction & Maintenance Co. Ltd. 1st Ed. Preface by Lord Cograin. 173, (3) PP with tables and b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, portraits, photos). Cloth cover, title on front cover and a sunned spine. Covers a little cocked, worn and repaired at hinges. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Offsetting of endpapers. Internally very clean and printed on superior glossy paper. A very good copy. 22 x 14.
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$15

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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$60

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

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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$10

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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$10

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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$10

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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$25

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

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

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