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

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

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

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

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

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

64126
AGRICULTURE
AGRICULTURE CALEDONIENNE - Mémento Agricole Données 2008 / Agricultural Memorandum Data 2008

Nouméa. 2008. DAVAR (Direction des Affaires Vétérinaires, Alimentaires et Rurales). June 2009 edition. 2 folded brochures (French and English): 4 folds with graphs and tables. Pictorial front. Text in French or English. Fine. Small format: 16 x 11.5..
2008 state of agriculture in New Caledonia: in graphs and tables.
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$10

33067
AGUILLON, Florian
CHRONIQUES MARQUISIENNES - La philosophie du rivage

Paris. 1997. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 226 PP with tail pieces (Marquesan designs). Illustrated card cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738454607
The author lived for 5 years in the Marquesas.
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$35

63769
AIR CALIN
BIENVENUE A BORD - AIR CALEDONIE INTERNATIONAL

Nouméa. 2004. Air Calédonie International. 1st Ed. 24 PP, with organization chart and colour illustrations (graphs, plans, photos), plus 2 sheets in rear pocket. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 20 x 20.
Guide to employees or prospective employees of this airline.
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$15

30698
AL WARDI, Sémir
TAHITI ET LA FRANCE - Le partage du pouvoir

Paris. 1998. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in the Logiques Politiques series. 312, (8) PP. Card cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738467008
Problems created by a status of autonomy granted (reluctantly?) to French Polynesia by France's Government.
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$40

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

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

63826
ALEXANDER TURNBULL LIBRARY
THE TURNBULL LIBRARY RECORD - Volume 39

Wellington. 2006. Alexander Turnbull Library. Vol. 39, 2006. 120 PP with b/w illustrations. Card covers, pictorial front. Fine. 24.5 x 17.5.
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$15

63827
ALEXANDER TURNBULL LIBRARY
TURNBULL LIBRARY RECORD 2008 - Volume 41

Wellington. 2008. Alexander Turnbull Library. Vol. 41, 2008. 126 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Card covers, pictorial front. Fine. 24.5 x 17.5.
Commemorative Issue: 400 years since birth of John Milton. 140 years since birth of Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull. 90 years since Turnbull's death.
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$15

63828
ALEXANDER TURNBULL LIBRARY
TURNBULL LIBRARY RECORD 2009 - Volume 42

Wellington. 2009. Alexander Turnbull Library. Vol. 42, 2009. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Card covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 24.5 x 17.5.
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$15

35075
ALIBERT, Pierre B. (editor)
100 RECETTES AU COCO

Paris. 1997. Orphie. 1st Ed., in the Collection 100 series. 118 PP with over 45 colour photos. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. French text. 23 x 16.2. 2877630331
100 recipes prepared with coconut milk or nut: Drinks, entrées, fishes and crustaceans, meat and desserts.
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$25

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

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

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

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

12769
ANGLEVIEL, F. et al.
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, TERRE DE RECHERCHES, Bibliographie analytique des thèses et mémoires

Nouméa. 1996. Association Thèse-Pac. Thèse-Pac Bulletin 9-10. 1st edition with a foreword by Philippe Palombo. 258 PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 23.8 x 16.
Bibliography of 1831 theses on New Caledonia classified by themes: oceanography, meteorology, soil sciences, health, literature, ...
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$30

51687
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
BREVE HISTOIRE POLITIQUE DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE CONTEMPORAINE (1945-2005)

Nouméa. 2006. Groupe de Recherche en Histoire Océanienne Contemporaine / GRHOC. 1st Ed., in Collection Histoire Calédonienne. 313 PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 20.7 x 15. 2951558031
Contemporary (1945 to 2005) political history of New Caledonia.
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$40

51685
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
HISTORIOGRAPHIE DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, ou l'émergence tardive de deux écoles historiques antipodéennes

Paris. 2003. Editions Publibook Université. 1st Ed. 362, (2) PP with 1 graph, 1 organigram, 2 diagrams, 16 documents and 21 tables. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22.5 x 13.8. 2748302893
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$40

22354
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric (editor)
DU CAILLOU AU NICKEL - Contribution à l' Archéologie Industrielle de la Province Sud

Nouméa. 1996. Université Française du Pacifique Sud & C.D.P.N.C. 1st Ed. 280 PP with 24 maps & plans, and 52 bw photos. Pages 171 to 269: inventory of archives. Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine. 28 x 20.
Comprehensive survey on the industrial heritage of modern New Caledonia: mines and mining centres, military establishments and forts, slipway and shipbuilding, churches, hospital...
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$65

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

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

54236
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric (editor)
PEDRO FERNANDEZ DE QUIROS ET LE VANUATU. Découverte mutuelle et Historiographie d'un acte fondateur. 1606

Port Vila. 2007. Groupe de Recherche sur l'Histoire Océanienne Contemporaine / Délégation de la Commission Européenne au Vanuatu. 1st Ed. Opening Address by Nicolas Berlanga Martinez (European Commission) and prologue by Pierre Mayaudon (French Ambassador). 348 PP with 2 tables, 6 maps, 7 b/w illustrations and 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Texts in English, French, Spanish and abstracts in either language as well as Bichlamar. Fine. 20.8 x 15. 29515558082
Proceedings (15 papers) of a meeting organised in Vanuatu by the University of French Polynesia and the University of New Caledonia. 1 paper in Spanish, by Rey Juan Carlos. 4 papers in English by: Mercedes Camino, Carlos Mondragon, Michel Perez and Margaret Jolly. 10 papers in French by: Annie Baert, Jean-Christophe Galipaud, Dominique Barbe, Claire Laux, Francisco Mellén...
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$40

38593
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric (editor)
RELIGION ET SACRE EN OCEANIE

Paris. 2000. C.O.R.A.I.L. / L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 304, (2) PP. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French and English text. 21.5 x 13.5.
14 papers (2 in English and 12 in French) of the 12th CORAIL seminar held in 1999, with French and English summaries. Melanesian and the Sacred, by Garry Trompf... L'Islam in Australie ou les limites du multiculturalisme, by Michel Perez... Le Père O'Reilly: Océaniste et Mariste, by Sonia Faessel.
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$40

48504
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric (editor)
VIOLENCES OCEANIENNES

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

11881
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric & LEXTREYT, Michel
WALLIS ET FUTUNA, Hommes et Espaces

Nouméa. 1994. CTRDP / Centre Territorial de Recherche et de Documentation Pédagogiques. 1st Ed. 64 PP with colour illust. (maps, graphs, photos...). Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. French text. 26.5 x 19.5.
Geology and geography, flora and fauna, settlement and history, myths and legends. Text-book for use in high school in New Caledonia.
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$30

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

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

63866
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric, PALOMBO, Philippe, BOUBIN-BOYER, Sylvette & BARBIE, Eric
LE PARADOU - De l'hopital du Marais au centre hospitalier Albert Bousquet 1868-2014

Noumea. 2013. Centre Hospitalier Spécialisé Albert Bousquet / GRHOC. 1st Ed. Preface by Jacqueline Bernut and Introduction by Philippe Palombo. 112 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. French text. Oblong: 22.3 x 22.7. 9782953990836
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$75

11023
ARAMIOU, Sylvain & EURITEIN, Jean
PECI RHE - Mi na gëve, cè gèré rhau rhe pè kau Bâô a... Salamo 95/1

Houaïlou. 1983. F.E.L.P. 1st Ed. 314 PP with b/w or colour photos to accompany stories. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and on spine. Near fine. A'jië text. 22.8 x 14.8.
Reminiscences and souvenirs of the people from the A'Jië region.
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$35

47773
ARAMIOU, Sylvain, & EURITEIN, Jean (editors)
PECI I BWEEYOUU ERIJIYI / CAHIERS DE BOESOU EURIJISI. Pèci pè kaaru 1918-1921 / Seconde série 1918-1921

Houaïlou. 2003. F.E.L.P. / Section des Langues Vernaculaires. 1st Ed., No. 8 in Collection Bweweye - Allée Centrale. 201, (3) PP with 1 photo, 1 page (facsimile of original manuscript) and 11 b/w drawings. Pictorial soft cover. A'Jie text with French abstracts. Fine. 24 x 15.5.
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$30

12641
ASSOCIATION FRATERNITE CALEDONIENNE
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, Combat pour les Droits de l'Homme 1981-1984

Nouméa. 1984. Association Fraternité Calédonienne. 1st edition, by Georges Zeldine & the A.F.C. (2), 212 PP with 1 full-page map and many b/w photos in text. Pictorial soft cover (lightly rubbed). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. French text. 29.9 x 20.8.
A compilation of newspaper articles published between 1981 (the election of a Socialist President in France) and 1984 (change of political statute for New Caledonia) prior to the political turmoil of November 1984. Fights for human and constitutional rights in New Caledonia. A scarce book.
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$100

42118
AUBERT DE LA RÜE, Edgar
TAHITI ET SES ARCHIPELS - Polynésie Française

Paris. 1958. Horizons de France. 1st Ed., in collection Visages du Monde. 160 PP with 1 map and 102 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text (captions of photographs in French and English). Near fine. 23.4 x 18.2.
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$30

54077
AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
THE JOURNAL OF PACIFIC HISTORY - Volume 16 (1-2, 3-4), 1981

Canberra. 1981. Australian National University. Annual edition. Volume XVI. Edited by W.N. GUNSON & Deryck SCARR. No. 1-2: 104 PP, No. 3-4: 105-208 PP. Soft cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24 x 17.
Oscar Svensen, a Solomons trader among the few, by Judith A. Bennett. The financial adventures of J. C. Godeffroy and son in the Pacific, by A. E. Bollard...
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$25

46639
BAGNIS, Raymond, MAZELLIER, Philippe, BENNETT, Jack & CHRISTIAN, Erwin
POISSONS DE POLYNESIE

Papeete. 1973. Les Editions du Pacifique. 1st reprint in May 1973 of the December 1972 original. 368 PP with hundreds of b/w sketches and colour photos. Title page: Hoa or Chameleon Sea Bass. Eps: Casting net. Cloth cover, title engraved on front cover & spine, dj. Edges of dust jacket slightly rubbed. Very good. French text. 27.8 x 20.5. 2857000545
The fishes of French Polynesia (names in Latin, Mao'hi & English) : jacks, surgeon fish, ... sharks & rays.
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$50

64163
BAILLEUL, Michel
Préliminaires pour une étude sur la quête identitaire du peuple Marquisien. Premières années de Présence Française aux Iles Marquises 1842-1859

Paris. 1996. SEDES / Histoire, Economie et Société. Article pulled out from issue No. 4 (October-December 1996). Pages 631 to 641 with 1 map of the Marquesas Archipelago. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 24.3 x 16.
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$10

45108
BARBANCON, Louis-José
L' ARCHIPEL DES FORCATS - Histoire du bagne de Nouvelle-Calédonie (1863-1931)

Lille, France. 2003. Presses Universitaires du Septentrion. 1st Ed., in Histoire et Civilisations series. 448 PP with over 10 tables, 3 maps, 47 graphs, and 16 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Signed by the author on preliminary page. French text. 24 x 15.8. 285939785X
History of the convict settlements of New Caledonia.
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$45

12717
BARBANCON, Louis-José
LA TERRE DU LEZARD

Nouméa. 1995. Ile de Lumière. 1st Ed. 181 PP. Pict. card cover. Fine. French text. 21 x 14.
Dedicated by the author to the memory of Jean-Marie Tjibaou and Yewene Yewene. Thoughts, reminiscences, political progress and processes of this Caldoche professor of history and local politician.
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$30

45204
BARBANCON, Louis-José, BROU, Bernard & GRISCELLI, Paul (editors)
DEPORTATION A LA NOUVELLE CALEDONIE, il y a un siècle

Nouméa. 1977. Association Souvenir de la Déportation en Calédonie. Special edition limited to 150 numbered copies (No. 130/150). 50 PP on art paper (Vergé Narcisse) with 11 illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Beige velour hard cover, gilt title on leather vignette on spine. Fine. French text. 30.5 x 21.2.
Guide to an exhibition held in Nouméa in 1977 on the convict settlement period in New Caledonia.
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$40

12018
BARBAULT, G. & BROU, B.
LIEUX HISTORIQUES DE BALADE, POUEBO / Historical Sites of

Nouméa. 1981. S.E.H. 1st Ed. Publication No. 26, Société d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 60 PP with plans, maps & photos (40) plus 1 folded plan of the region of Balade/Pouebo. Pictorial soft cover. Staples rusty, o/wise near fine. French & English text. 21 x 15.
Balade and Pouebo, historical sites of the explorers Cook & d'Entrecasteaux, the Catholic missionaries, the French Navy calls, etc ...
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$25

30348
BARBIERI, Gian Paolo
TAHITI TATTOOS

Köln, Germany. 1998. Taschen. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Michel Tournier, Académie Goncourt. 128 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings & photos). Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 33 x 27. 3822877638
Tattoos: "Polynesian language of the skin".
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$60

12689
BARONNET, Jean & CHALOU, Jean
COMMUNARDS EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, Histoire de la Déportation

Paris. 1987. Mercure de France. 1st Ed. 432 PP, plus 32 pages with 47 b/w illustrations. Card covers a little soiled. Foxing spots on outside edges. French text. Very good. 20.5 x 14. 271521443X
The life of nearly 4500 exiles sent to New Caledonia. From the fall of the Commune de Paris, in May 1871, to their return in France.
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$35

11159
BAUDOUX, Georges
IL FUT UN TEMPS ... Souvenirs du Bagne

Nouméa. 1984. S. E. H. Reprint of the 1974 original. Publication No. 6, Société d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 274 PP with 30 b/w illustrations by Patrice Nielly. Pictorial stiff cover. French text. Near fine. 21.8 x 14.5.
The truth about the convict settlement of New Caledonia - murder, corporal punishment, escapes ...
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$25

48587
BAUER, François
LES RITES PROTESTANTS EN POLYNESIE FRANCAISE Quand faire, c'est dire !

Paris. 2003. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. Preface by Pierre Centlivres. 288, (1) PP with 2 figures and 4 tables. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 16. 2747552942
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$30

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

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

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

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

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

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

51778
BELLAIS, Lisa Mairai
CUISINE DE TAHITI D' HIER ET D' AUJOURD'HUI

Papeete. 2006. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 115, (3) PP with b/w illustrations (2 drawings and 7 photos) and colour photos ( 40 on full page). Pictorial soft cover. French text. As new. 26 x 20.5. 29155654174
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$50

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

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

11871
BENSA, Alban
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, Un Paradis dans la Tourmente

Paris. 1990. Gallimard. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w & colour illust. throughout. Pict. soft cover. Fine. French text. 18 x 12.5. 2070530884
From the discovery of the Kanak civilization, to the "Matignon Agreement" of 1988.
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$15

34311
BENSA, Alban
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, vers l'émancipation

Paris. 1998. Gallimard. 1st Ed., in Découvertes Gallimard Histoire series. 176 PP with 140 b/w & colour illust. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 18 x 12.5. 2070523888
From the discovery of the Kanak civilization, to the opening of the Centre Culturel Jean Marie Tjibaou, May 1998.
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$15

37121
BENSA, Alban & LEBLIC, Isabelle (editors)
EN PAYS KANAK - Ethnologie, linguistique, archaeologie, histoire de la Nouvelle-Calédonie

Paris. 2000. Editions de la Maison des Sciences de l'Homme. 1st Ed. Mission du Patrimoine ethnologique, Collection Ethnologie de la France, Cahier No. 14. XII, (2), 369 PP with figures (maps, plans, drawings and b/w photos). Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 23 x 15. 2735108643
On the Kanak Chiefs, by Alban Bensa. Law of the Sea and the Kanaks, by Marie-Helene Teulieres-Preston... Pre-european Noumea and the Kanaks, by Dorothee Dussy...
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$30

63598
BERGER, Bernard
La Fabuleuse Histoire du Destin Commun - Livre un: ON REFAIT PAS L'HISTOIRE 1774-1900

Nouméa. 2012. Editions La Brousse en Folie. 1st Ed. 164 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, comic strips and cartoons). Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial boards. French text. Fine. 29.2 x 22.6. 9782924544467
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$85

13407
BESSET, Jean-Paul
LE DOSSIER CALEDONIEN, Les Enjeux de l'Après-Référendum

Paris. 1988. Edition la Découverte. Collection Cahiers Libres. 174 PP. Pict. card cover. Light foxing on prelims, o/wise very good. French text. 22 x 13.5. 2707117935
Very interesting & informative study on New Caledonia: prospects for the future through the Matignon Agreement.
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$30

12375
BETTS, Raymond
TRICOULEUR - The French Overseas Empire

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

12553
BIDDLE, George
TAHITIAN JOURNAL

Minneapolis. 1968. University of Minnesota Press. 1st Ed. (5), 207 PP with 2 maps, 17 b/w photos & 8 illustrations by the author. Cloth cover, Illustrated front, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 26 x 21.
Two year experience in 1920/22 of this American artist, following demobilisation at the end of WWI.
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$20

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

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

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

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

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

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

64022
BLACKBIRDING
DOSSIER DE PRESSE: EMBARQUEMENT POUR LE QUEENSLAND: DES LOYALTIENS EN TERRE AUSTRALIENNE

Nouméa. 2001. Bibliothèque Bernheim. Press release for the Exhibition. Discours / Speech by Mme Sally Mansfield, Consul General of Australia. No pagination, 28 PP (recto only) with b/w illustrations and 19 b/w photos in the section "Photos du Vernissage / Photos of the Launch", plus the poster for the exhibition. Clear plastic front, spiral bound. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
File with photocopies of pages published in "Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes", "Télé 7 Jours Nouvelle-Calédonie", "Challenge Magazine", "Le Gratuit". Loyalty Islanders and blackbirding to Queensland.
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$20

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

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

53249
BLUM, Michel
MEHERIO

Papeete. 2006. Au Vent des îles. 1st Ed. 209, (5 publications). Illustrated soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 14. 2909790681
A three week voyage on the landing ship Meherio to the Tuamotus.
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$30

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

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

22640
BONNEMAISON, Joël
LES GENS DES LIEUX - Histoire et Géosymboles d'une Société enracinée: Tanna

Paris. 1997. Editions ORSTOM. 1st Ed. Volume II, in Les Fondements Géographiques d'une Identité, l'Archipel du Vanuatu, Essai de Géographie Culturelle. 562 PP with 15 tables, 21 figures, 23 maps & 24 b/w photos, plus 12 pages with 15 colour plates and 1 large folded map in colour inside back cover. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. 24 x 18. 270991283X
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$75

63519
BONVALLOT, Jacques, GAY, Jean-Christophe, HABERT, Elisabeth
ATLAS DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE

Marseille. 2012. IRD Editions. 1st Ed. Prefaces by Roch Wamytan and Michel Laurent. 269, (3) PP with colour illustrations (graphs, maps, photos) and 60 colour plates (graphs, maps and plans for each subject). Pictorial laminated boards. French text (English summary for each of the 60 subjects). Fine. Large oblong format: 30.2 x 43. 9782709917407
Geographical & oceanic setting, nature in the Archipelago, population (origin, settlement), rural areas, economy, infrastructure, social servies. A most comprehensive work.
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$150

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

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

42830
BOURDAIS, Jean-Claude
NOUMEA CULPA

Nouméa. 2002. Rhizome. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 3 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 23 x 15.
Poems: A different view on the City of Nouméa.
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$30

13170
BOURGET, Henri
NOUVELLE CALEDONIE - Ile de l'Eternel Printemps

Nouméa. c. 1970? Editions Delroisse. 1st Ed. 128 PP profusely illustrated with colour photos. Plastified stiff covers. Very good. French & English text. 21 x 17.2.
A photographic discovery of New Caledonia in the late 1960's.
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$15

34327
BOURRET, Dominique, & COYAUD, M.
LITTERATURE ORALE - 60 Contes Mélanésiens de Nouvelle-Calédonie

Nouméa. 1986. S.E.H. Reprint of the 1980 original. Publication No. 21, Société d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 262 PP with 2 b/w photos, 8 maps, and 16 etchings by Jean-Marie Thorimbert. Illustrated soft cover. French text. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 21.2 x 15.
Sixty short stories and tales by Melanesians of New Caledonia, collected in the 1970's.
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$35

63845
BRITNELL, Jett & McCALLUM
VANUATU: Pacific Rim of Fire (in Fisheye View)

San Francisco ?. 1990. Fisheye View Scuba Magazine. Reprint from Volume 4, No. 2, October/November 1990. (8) PP with 1 sketch map and 10 photos colour. Pictorial soft cover.
Diving in Vanuatu, and on the wreck of the troop ship President Coolidge.
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$10

37703
BROU, Bernard
30 ANS D'HISTOIRE DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, 1945-1977

Nouméa. 1982. Société d'Etudes Historiques. 1st Ed. Publication No. 31. (6), 220, 10 (index & adverts), plus 48 pages with maps, graphs, tables & photos. Soft cover. Near fine. French text. 26.6 x 18.2.
History of New Caledonia between 1945 and 1977.
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$45

12743
BROU, Bernard
ESPOIRS ET REALITES, La Nouvelle-Calédonie 1925 a 1945

Nouméa. 1975. Société d'Etudes Historiques. 1st limited edition of 2000 copies, Publication No. 9. 316 PP plus 72 pages with 104 b/w illust. (photos, maps, graphs). Stiff wrappers with dj. Traces of foxing, musty smell. Internally very good. French text. 27 x 18.2.
The history of New Caledonia between 1925 and 1945.
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$35

13168
BROU, Bernard
LA CATHEDRALE DE NOUMEA

Paris. 1980. N.E.L. 1st Ed. Publication No. 36, Société d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 32 PP with b/w & colour illust. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 19 x 13.5. 2723302628
The building and the base of Catholic faith in New Caledonia.
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$20

18343
BROU, Bernard
LIEUX HISTORIQUES DE DUCOS - NOUVILLE/Historical Sites of Ducos-Nouville of

Nouméa. 1981. S.E.H. 1st Ed. Publication No. 28 Société d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 92 PP with 7 maps, 1 plan & b/w photos. Stapled pictorial soft covers. Staples rusting, o/wise very good. French & English text (translated by Numa Daly). 21 x 15.2.
The convict settlement at Nou Island and the 'communard' (political deportees) settlement on Ducos peninsula.
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$20

11161
BROU, Bernard
LIEUX HISTORIQUES DE LA CONCEPTION, SAINT LOUIS, YAHOUE

Nouméa. 1982. S. E. H. 1st Ed. Publication No. 32, Société d' Etudes Historiques de Nouvelle-Calédonie. (2), 100 PP with 6 maps & 51 b/w photos (36 old photos & 15 recent). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. 21 x 14.5.
Historical sites where the first catholics from around New Caledonia were regrouped at the beginning of French settlement.
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$25

12006
BROU, Bernard
PEUPLEMENT ET POPULATION DE LA NOUVELLE CALEDONIE, La Société Moderne: Le Fait Calédonien

Nouméa. 1980. S.E.H. Pub. No. 23. 1st Ed. 111 PP with graphs, tables & photos. Pict. card cover. Light foxing of covers, o/wise near fine. French text. 22.5 x 15.8.
The study of the pluriethnic society which is a daily fact of life in New Caledonia.
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$45

11684
BROU, Bernard
POTERIES, Pré-Européennes de Nouvelle Calédonie

Nouméa. 1980. Société d'Etudes Historiques. 1st Ed. S. E. H. Publication No. 22. 1st Ed. 33 PP with b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. French text. 21 x 15.
Pottery in the traditional Kanak society: manufacture and use.
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$20

63397
BROU, Bernard
SOCIETE D'ETUDES HISTORIQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - BULLETINS: 94, 95, 96 & 97 - 1993

Nouméa. 1993. Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. No. 94 (January 1993), ... No. 97 (4th term 1993). 4 issues for a total of 410 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Very good. 27.5 x 17.5.
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$50

63256
BROU, Bernard
SOCIETE D'ETUDES HISTORIQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - BULLETINS: 102, 103, 104 & 105 - 1995

Nouméa. 1995. Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. No. 102 (1st term 1995), ... No. 105 (4th term 1995). 4 issues for a total of 396 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Very good. 27.5 x 17.5.
No 105: "La Commune de Paris" and the return of Lucien Scheler collection dite "Collection Amsterdam" to the Archives of New Caledonia. .
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$50

63257
BROU, Bernard
SOCIETE D'ETUDES HISTORIQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - BULLETINS: 106, 107, 108 & 109 - 1996

Nouméa. 1996. Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. No. 106 (1st term 1996), ... No. 109 (4th term 1996). 4 issues for a total of 402 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Very good. 27.5 x 17.5.
No 109: The discovery of the Pacific by the Spaniards during the 16th century.
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$50

63270
BROU, Bernard
SOCIETE D'ETUDES HISTORIQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - BULLETINS: 110, 111, 112 & 113 - 1997

Nouméa. 1997. Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. No. 110 (1st term 1997), ... No. 113 (4th term 1997). 4 issues for a total of 402 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Very good. 27.5 x 17.5.
No 110: R.P. Montrouzier, savant Naturaliste, by Jean Claude Estival. No. 111: pages 18/19 & 22/23 Blank. No. 113: Australia assistance in New Caledonia during World War II, by Henri Daly.
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$50

63273
BROU, Bernard
SOCIETE D'ETUDES HISTORIQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - BULLETINS: 118, 119, 120 & 121 - 1999

Nouméa. 1999. Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. No. 118 (1st term 1999), ... No. 121 (4th term 1999). 4 issues for a total of 402 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Very good. 27.5 x 17.5.
No. 118: Free French and the Americans in Wallis. No 121: Paul Gauguin in New Caledonia.
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$50

63274
BROU, Bernard
SOCIETE D'ETUDES HISTORIQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - BULLETINS: 122, 123, 124 & 125 - 2000

Nouméa. 2000. Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. No. 122 (1st term 2000), ... No. 125 (4th term 2000). 4 issues for a total of 398 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Very good. 27.5 x 17.5.
No. 122: Petrol research in New Caledonia. No 125: Sandalwood traders in the South Seas.
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$50

42574
BUISSON, Virginie
LETTRES RETENUES - Correspondance confisquée des Déportés de la Commune en Nouvelle-Calédonie

Nouméa. 2001. Le Cherche Midi Editeur. 1st Ed. 180 PP, plus 8 plates with 4 b/w engravings and 6 facsimile of Censured letters. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing. French text. Fine. 24 x 15.4. 2862748854
Letters written by Communards (Political deportees) addressed to family or friends but which never reached them after censorship.
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$25

42162
CAHIERS DU PATRIMOINE - No.3
LES ILES MARQUISES - Histoire de la Terre des Hommes Fenua Enata du XVIIIème siècle à nos jours (Cahiers du Patrimoine 3)

Papeete. 2001. Ministère de la Culture de Polynésie Française. 1st Ed. Cahiers du Patrimoine No. 3 (Hisoire). Edited by Michel BAILLEUL. 230 PP with maps and b/w illustrations. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 27.5 x 17.8.
History of the Marquesas Archipelago.
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$90

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

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

47190
CAROL, Jean
LE BAGNE

Nouméa. 1979. Les Editions du Caillou. 1st edition limited to 3000 copies, in the 8 volumes series Le Bagne Calédonien. 265, (3) PP, plus 12 colour plates illustrated by Georges Kihm. Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt decorated covers, illustration on front board, gilt title on spine. All edges gilt. Fine. 22.5 x 17.2.
No. 1947 / 3000.
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$50

53165
CARROLL, Vern & SOULIK, Tobias
NUKUORO LEXICON

Honolulu. 1973. The University Press of Hawaii. 1st edition, by the PALI (Pacific and Asian Linguistics Institute) Language Texts: (Polynesia). XXVI, (2), 833 PP. Soft cover, illustrated front. One small scratch on front cover, o/wise near fine. 22.7 x 15.5. 0824802500
Nukuoro Atoll: Polynesian Outlier in southern Micronesia.
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$25

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

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

16595
CATALA, René L.A.
CARNAVAL SOUS LA MER

Paris. 1966. Les Editions R. Sicard. 2nd edition. 142 PP with 48 b/w illustrations, plus 54 pages for 27 plates with 105 colour photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Offsetting on endpapers, faint foxing on outside pages. Dedicatory note on front end paper signed by the author. French text. Near fine. 27.6 x 20.4.
The marine biology station & aquarium of Nouméa: their research on coral.
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$40

63686
CAUCHOIS, Hinanui
TRESSAGE: Objets, Matières et Gestes d'hier et d'aujourd'hui

Papeete. 2013. Au Vent des Îles. 1st edition in "Arts et Artisinats de Polynésie Française" of the Collection Culture Pacifique. 169, (3) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, pictorial boards, dj. French text. New. 30 x 24.2. 9782915654769
Plaiting / Braiding in Tahiti: objects and artifacts, raw materials, knowledge ...
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$75

35602
CAZAUMAYOU, Jérôme & De DECKKER, Thomas
GABRIEL PAITA: TEMOIGNAGE KANAK - D' Opao au pays de la Nouvelle-Calédonie 1929-1999

Paris. 1999. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. in Collection Mondes Océaniens. (6), 274 PP with 1 map, plus 8 pages with 41 b/w photos (36 portraits). Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine. 21.6 x 13.5. 2738481892
A contemporary history of New Caledonia by one of the Kanak leaders who refused the violence of 1984 and 1988.
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$40

12526
CHABBERT, Claude
TAHITI L'Enchantement des Mers du Sud

Toulouse. 1944. Editions Laclau. 1st Ed. 182 PP, (2), with 1 map & 19 b/w photos on full page. Fp: Tahitienne (peinture de Morillot). Soft covers, illustrated front. French text. Ageing of paper and light foxing, o/wise very good. 20 x 13.
Sunny reminiscences of a stay on Tahiti and Moorea prior to WWII and written during the dark years of France. A history of Polynesian settlement. A scarce item.
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$15

47338
CHABOUIS, L. & F.
BOTANIQUE ET ZOOLOGIE. PETITE HISTOIRE NATURELLE DE POLYNESIE

Papeete. 1981. Les Editions du Pacifique. Reprint of the 1965 original published by Stepolde in a combined edition limited to 1000 copies. 161, (3), 7-195, (5) PP with 121 b/w plates with hundreds of drawings. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 25 x 20. 2875001193
Breadfruit of Bounty fame, Tiaré Tahiti and its reputation of sexual casualness.
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$50

11958
CHAPMAN, Murray & MORRISON, Philip (editors)
MOBILITY AND IDENTITY IN THE ISLAND PACIFIC [in Pacific Viewpoint]

Wellington. 1985. Victoria University Press. Volume 26, No.1, April 1985. Special issue of Pacific Viewpoint. (2), VI, 371 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover, dj. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.
Series of articles by various authors covering themes, experiences & perspectives. The Tree and the Canoe: Roots and Mobility in Vanuatu Societies (Bonnemaison), Identity and Relocation: The Bikini Case (Kiste), Walkabout and Urban Movement: A Melanesian Case Study (Frazer), Farmer, Fishermen, Gypsies, Guests: Who Identifies? (Buttimer)...
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$10

46572
CHASTEL, Patrick
L' ENLEVEMENT AUX MARQUISES

Chatou, France. 2003. Editions Carnot. 1st Ed. 222 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 13.5. 2912362822
Novel, set in the Marquesas Islands.
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$20

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

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

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

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

43267
CHAUVELOT, Robert
ILES DE PARADIS - CEYLAN JAVA TAHITI

Paris. 1925. Berger-Levrault. 1st Ed. XIV, 329 PP with 24 head pieces, plus 34 b/w plates with 65 photos. Illustrated soft cover (rubbed and protected). LACKS the frontispiece (planispheric map). Ageing of paper around the edges, o/wise a very good copy. French text. 23.7 x 18.8.
Reminiscences of voyages from Marseilles to the Suez Canal, Ceylon, Indonesia, the Pacific, Australia, New Zealand and Tahiti.
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$30

46834
CHAVANNES, Herminie
UN JEUNE SUISSE EN AUSTRALIE

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

11344
CHEGARAY, Jacques
MY POLYNESIA - Tahiti Revisited

London. 1953. Arthur Barker. 1st English edition, translated from the 1952 French original by Robin Graham. 191 PP, plus 14 pages with 18 b/w photos. Fp: Author on the lagoon in a pirogue. Eps: Map of Porinieta Farani (French Polynesia). Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Small pieces missing from the dust jacket, a little offsetting on endpapers, o/wise near fine internally. 22 x 15.
The journeys, the journalistic trials and the tribulations of the author at the beginning of the 1950's.
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$20

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

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

34561
CHEVALIER, Luc
L'OR VERT - L'Epopée du Nickel en Nouvelle-Calédonie

Paris. 1996. Editions de la Martinière. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 26 b/w and 105 colour photos by Philippe Schaff. FEP: silica traces on garnierite. REP: Coast of New Caledonia seen from the Tiebaghi mine. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29.3 x 25. 2732422851
Pictorial history of the nickel industry: ore, mining and transport, smelting plant and refineries.
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$100

13175
CHEVALIER, Luc
TABLETTES NOUMEENNES, Port-de-France Nouméa 1854 - 1899

Nouméa. 1966. Imprimerie Générale Calédonienne. 1st Ed. 120 PP plus 53 bw plates and 2 plans. Illustrated card cover, with Japanese style tie on spine. French text. Very good. 24.4 x 17.2.
History of the settlement of Nouméa, capital of New Caledonia in words and pictures.
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$45

46705
CHRISTNACHT, Alain
LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE

Paris. 2004. La Documentation Française. 1st Ed. 174 PP with 1 map, 1 graph and 18 tables. Soft cover. Fine.. French text. 24 x 16 2110054484
The author was the French High Commissioner in New Caledonia between 1991 and 1994.
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$30

47761
COLLECTIVE AUTHORS
LITTERAMA'OHI - RENCONTRES OCEANIENNES (Ramées de Littérature Polynésienne - Te Hotu Ma'ohi, No. 5 & 6)

Papeete. 2004. Editions Te Ite. Issue No. 5 & 6, May 2004, edition limited to 600 copies. No. 5: 184 PP. No. 6: 218 PP. Soft cover, illustration on rear cover. Last page of No. 6: misbound, o/wise as new. French text. 21 x 15.
Special issues: Rencontres Océaniennes (1 & 2). Encounters of Pacific Islands writers from: Tahiti, Samoa, Hawai'i, New Caledonia, Australia. Some texts in Mao'hi or English.
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$80

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

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

33089
COLOMBANI, Jean-Marie
DOUBLE CALEDONIE - D'une utopie à l'autre

Paris. 1999. Denoël. 1st Ed. 266, (4 adv.) PP with 1 map. Pictorial soft cover. A little light foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 22.5 x 14. 2207244857
New Caledonia, a country with two ethnic groups (Kanaks and European settlers) of equal importance, a Nation built within the framework of the French Republic. The author is the managing director of the French daily Le Monde.
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$30

14971
COMITE MAURICE LEENHARDT
CENTENAIRE MAURICE LEENHARDT 1878-1954, Pasteur et Ethnologue

Nouméa. 1994. S.E.H. Reprint of the 1978 original. Publication No. 52, Société d'Etudes Historiques de Nouvelle-Calédonie. (2), 110 PP with 26 photos & facsimiles of documents. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 27.5 x 17.5.
Minister and ethnologist, arriving in Nouméa when the Kanak was a disappearing race.
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$50

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

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

12696
CORMIER, Manuel
LA COLONISATION PENALE

Nouméa. 1993. CTRDP. 1st Ed., No. 8 in the Points d'Histoire series. 80 PP with b/w illust. (maps, photos, draw.). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 27 x 17.5.
The impact of convict settlements on New Caledonia. The origins of the deportation, the reasons, the penal authorities, the convicts, etc... An excellent study.
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$40

33854
CORNET, Claude
COMMUNARDS, PUIS CALEDONIENS - La vie et la descendance des déportés politiques en Nouvelle-Calédonie

Nouméa. 1999. Editions de la Boudeuse. 1st Ed. 161, (3) PP with 12 b/w photos and 23 facsimile of documents. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 21 x 15.
Some of the Communards (political deportees) settled in New Caledonia, after the general Amnesty of 1878. Their life then, their lineage in New Caledonia today.
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$30

12021
COURTIS, C.
APRES 1878: LES SOUVENIRS DU CAPITAINE KANAPPE, La Fondation de Hienghène

Nouméa. 1984. S.E.H. 1st Ed. Publication No. 35, Société d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 122 PP (2), with b/w illust., plus 1 folded watercolour of the fort built at Hienghène after the 1878 rebellion. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 27 x 17.3.
History and ethnographic study at the end of the 1878 rebellion, with some studies in the 1880's around Hienghène ...
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$30

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

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

13259
CROCOMBE, Ron
THE PACIFIC ISLANDS AND THE USA

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

50813
CRUCHET, Louis
LE CIEL EN POLYNESIE. Essai d'ethnoastronomie en Polynésie orientale

Paris. 2005. L' Harmattan. 1st Ed., in the Biologie, Ecologie, Agronomie series. 256, (2 publications) PP with figures and tables. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.6 x 13.5. 2747590526
Cosmogony in Eastern Polynesia.
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$30

12892
CTRDP
HOMMES ET ESPACES D'OCEANIE - Sciences Humaines 6ème

Nouméa. 1994. CTRDP. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w & colour illustrations (graphs, maps & photos). Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. French text. 26.5 x 20.
Human Sciences in Oceania (for students in 1st year of high school in New Caledonia).
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$20

33568
DANIELSSON, Bengt
WORK AND LIFE ON RAROIA - An acculturation study from the Tuamotu group, French Oceania

Uppsala. 1955. Saxon & Lindströms Förlag. 1st Ed. 244 PP, with 4 maps, 13 figures and 28 tables, plus 1 folded plate (figure 13), 1 large folded map and 2 maps at end of book, and 8 pages with 12 b/w illust. Illustrated soft cover. Fine. Scarce. 23.4 x 15.8.
Environment and natural resources. Aboriginal culture. History of culture contacts... Land ownership. Subsistence activities...
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$50

11556
DANIELSSON, Bengt & Marie-Thérèse
MORUROA, NOTRE BOMBE COLONIALE - Histoire de la Colonisation Nucléaire de la Polynésie Francaise

Paris. 1993. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 656 PP with 30 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Crease on lower corner of the front cover. Near fine. French text. 21.4 x 13.5. 273841835X
The transformation of French Polynesia into a Nuclear Colony since testing began on Mururoa Atoll in 1963. The effects on the political statute of these archipelagoes...
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$45

31719
DAUPHINE, Joël
CANAQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE A PARIS EN 1931 - De la case au zoo

Paris. 1998. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 191 PP. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 21.6 x 13.6. 273846384
Kanaks of New Caledonia brought in France at the time of the 1931 International Colonial Exhibition. From native hut to a zoo exhibit.
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$30

12703
DAUPHINE, Joël
CHRONOLOGIE FONCIERE ET AGRICOLE DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE 1853-1903

Paris. 1987. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 3 maps & 5 illust. Card cover. Near fine. French text. 21.4 x 13.4. 2858027366
A chronological compilation of all the Government Acts which affected agriculture and land tenure during the first 50 years of the colonization of New Caledonia.
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$20

11066
DAUPHINE, Joël
IL Y A 100 ANS ... ET MAINTENANT - Des Relations Commerciales et Culturelles entre le Japon et la Nouvelle-Calédonie - Chaque Jour Plus Fortes

Koné. 1992. Province Nord, Nouvelle-Calédonie. 1st Ed. 30 PP with colour photos (captions in French & Japanese), 142 PP with b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover, dj. Fine. French text. Large format: 32.7 x 24.8.
Published by the Northern Province of New Caledonia to celebrate the centenary of Japanese involvement in New Caledonia, first with indentured labour, nowadays as nickel-ore buyer. Most of the b/w photos come from the archives of the Marist Brothers in Rome. A scarce book.
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$100

12406
DAUPHINE, Joël
LES SPOLIATIONS FONCIERES EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE (1853-1913)

Paris. 1989. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 347 PP (3 adv.). Pictorial card covers. Light foxing on prelims, o/wise near fine. French text. 24 x 15.7. 2738404510
The author taught history for nearly 20 years in New Caledonia and used the words of Jomo Kenyatta as a preamble: When the white man arrived in Africa, we had the land, they had the Bible. They taught us to pray with closed eyes. When we re-opened them, they had the land and we had the Bible.
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$60

49032
DAUPHINE, Joël, CORNET, Claude... PALOMBO, Philippe et al.
ILE D'EXIL, TERRE D'ASILE. Les déportations politiques et le expulsions en temps de guerre en Nouvelle-Calédonie

Nouméa. 2005. Musée de la Ville de Nouméa. 1st Ed. 140 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial card covers. French text. Fine. 24 x 21. 2841701115
Island of exile, Land of refuge. Political deportees after the Paris' Commune... Expulsion of Japanese settlers, after Pearl Harbour... Catalogue accompanying an exhibition held in Nouméa in May 2005.
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$100

64052
DAVAR
AGRICULTURE CALEDONIENNE - Mémento Agricole Données 2012 / Agricultural Memento Data 2012

DAVAR (Direction des Affaires Vétérinaires, Alimentaires et Rurales). Nouméa. 2013. July 2013 edition. 2 folded brochures (French and English): 4 folds with graphs and tables. Pictorial front. Text in French or English. Fine. Small format: 16 x 11.5..
2012 state of agriculture in New Caledonia: in graphs and tables.
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$10

64051
DAVAR
L'AGRICULTURE CALEDONIENNE de 2002 à 2011

Nouméa. 2012. DAVAR (Direction des Affaires Vétérinaires, Alimentaires et Rurales). 1st Ed. 96 PP with colour illustrations (photos, graphs and tables). Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 29.7 x 21.
The state of agriculture of New Caledonia: in graphs and tables.
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$40

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

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

37323
de BROSSARD, Capitaine de Vaisseau
OCEAN DES FRANCAIS - Tahiti, Le Chant Polynésien

Paris. 1962. Editions France-Empire. 1st Ed. 285 PP with 9 maps, plus 12 pages with 25 b/w illustrations. Soft cover, dj. Pages uncut, light foxing of edges. Near fine. French text. 19.2 x 14.
History of Tahiti and French Polynesia, as well as the two other French Polynesian outliers of Uvea/Wallis and Futuna Islands.
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$20

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

Amsterdam. 1967. N. Israel. Bibliotheca Australiana No. 1. Facsimile reprint of 1756 original. Volume 1: (4), XIV, 464 PP, 4 errata & 4 folded charts. Volume 2: (4), 514 PP, 2 errata & 3 folded maps. Simile vellum with gilt title on blue vignette (front cover & spine). Fine. French text. 26 x 21.
History of the navigations towards the Southern Lands. Early history & discoveries in the South Seas. Sold as a set.
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$125

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

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

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

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

48588
DE LA RONCIERE, Bertrand
LA REINE POMARE. Tahiti et l'Occident 1812-1877

Paris. 2003. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 560 PP with 1 family tree, 2 maps, and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 16. 2747555143
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$50

47914
DE MARI, Jules & RENNETEAU, Hervé (editors)
GUEST GUIDE NOUVELLE CALEDONIE - NEW CALEDONIA

Nouméa. 1992. SPAP / Agence de Publicité Internationale. 1st Ed. No pagination, 150 PP with b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. Text in French, English & Japanese. Light foxing. Near fine. 29.3 x 21.7.
History, discovery, daily life ...
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$20

42541
DE PREIXAN, Robert
THIO LA HONTE

Nouméa. 1985. Editions Nemo. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 15 facsimiles of newspaper clippings. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. French text. 21 x 15.
Historical novel. Political turmoil of 1984/1985 in the nickel mining town of Thio, New Caledonia.
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$35

52861
De SAINT MARTIN, Géry, AMICE, Denis, CONSIGNY, Olivier et al...
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - DIXIT 93

Nouméa. 1993. Jeune Chambre Economique de Nouvelle-Calédonie Yearly issue. 220 PP with graphs, maps, tables, b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.7 x 20.8.
Everything you should know on New Caledonia in 1993: Government, Geophysic, Population, Culture and Religion, Economy...
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$30

48493
DE SALINIS, Le R. P.
MARINS ET MISSIONNAIRES, Conquête de la Nouvelle-Calédonie 1843-1853

Paris. 1927. Pierre Tequi. 13th edition of the original. (6), 296, (2 publications) PP with 30 head-pieces, 17 tail-pieces, 2 maps & 35 b/w illustrations (30 on full page). Fp: L'Amiral Febvrier des Pointes. Pictorial soft cover. Spine a little sunned, ageing of paper, o/wise an excellent copy. French text. 25.3 x 16.5.
The progressive takeover of New Caledonia, thanks to the French Navy and Catholic missionaries.
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$45

47682
DELLA-MAGGIORA, Christine & ROBERJOT, Dominique
RENCONTRES SUR LA MEME LATITUDE 21.5 - Tome 1: Kanak - Bushmen

Nouméa. 2003. Association Dekomané. Volume 1: 1st Ed. 94, (2) PP with b/w photos by both authors. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Text in French and English. 21 x 21. 295198300X
Cultural exchange between two different communities through the medium of photography. Indigenous people living on the same latitude: Kanaks of Nengone, Island of Mare, New Caledonia, and Bushmen (or San) of the Kalahari desert, Botswana, South Africa.
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$35

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

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

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

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

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

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

54150
DESCHAMPS, Emmanuel & Aiu
L'ARCHIPEL DE LA SOCIETE - TAHITI ET SES ILES

Paris. 2007. Editions le Motu & Editions A. Barthélemy. 1st Ed. 170, (5 notes) PP with 1 b/w tailpiece by Jacques Boullaire & colour illustrations throughout (13 maps, over 10 paintings and 130 photos). Eps: Map of French Polynesia. Laminated pictorial boards. French text. Fine. 23.5 x 17.
Traditional society, first contacts (Spaniards, English), French colonization. Guide to each island of the Group.
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$50

12610
DESCHAMPS, Emmanuel & LAUDON, Paule
L'ARCHIPEL DES MARQUISES

Paris. 1994. Editions le Motu. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w & colour illustrations throughout. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. French text. 23.3 x 17. 2950397131
Traditional society, first contacts (Spaniards, English), French colonization. Guide to each island of the Group.
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$20

52715
DESCHAMPS, Emmanuel, JULIEN-PARA, Sylvie (editors)
ART MADE IN TAHITI - No. 6 - Artistes et Galeries de Polynésie française - 2007

Papeete. 2006. Editions Le Motu. 1st edition. Bilingual issue No. 6. English translation by Anne Rocca. Editorial by J.C. Hyvert and preface by Tauhiti Nena. 120 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. English and French text. Fine. 29 x 21. 2915105324
Painters, sculptors, photographers.
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$45

12683
DESJARDINS, Thierry
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE: ILS VEULENT RESTER FRANCAIS

Paris. 1985. Plon. 1st Ed. 224 PP. Pict. card cover. Fine. French text. 20 x 13. 2259013198
New Caledonia, its history: cannibals, missionaries & settlers, communards & convicts... to the recent upheavals of 1984/1985. Independence or Kanaky, liberty or France??
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$15

63470
DESPLAT, André, ROGER, Charles
TIME MAG - Aéroport International / Nouméa - La Tontouta / International Airport

Nouméa. 2013. CCI / Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie de Nouvelle-Calédonie. April - October 2013 issue, bi-lingual edition. 76 PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Texts in French and English. 23.5 x 16.5.
On the end of the airport's expansion and its official opening of April 2013.
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$15

47898
DETTLOFF, Andreas
TE 'OTO O TE MANU / OISEAUX TERRESTRES MENACES A TAHITI ET DANS LES ILES / TAHITI'S ENDANGERED NATIVE BIRDS

Papeete. 1992. Editions Haere Po No Tahiti. 1st Ed. 28 PP with 13 drawings of birds on full page. Inside front cover: Map of French Polynesia with extinct or endangered birds. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 23. 2904171340
Colouring book with 13 pages of drawings with 19 species of birds.
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$15

50664
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. French text (with abstracts in English, French and Ma'ohi). Fine. 22.3 x 14.5. 2909790185
19 papers on anthropology, culture, ethnology and linguistics, sociology...
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$40

43937
DEVATINE, Flora, BAMBRIDGE, Tamatoa, OTTINO, Pierre, et al..
DE L'ECRITURE AU CORPS (in Bulletin du LARSH, No. 1)

Papeete. 2002. ISEPP / Au Vent des Iles. Bulletin du LARSH No. 1 (Laboratoire de Recherche en Sciences Humaines de Polynésie Française). 201 PP, (3 publications) with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. New. French text (with abstracts in English, French and Ma'ohi). 22.3 x 14.5. 2909790479
13 papers on anthropology, culture, ethnology, archaeology, marine archaeology and language.
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$40

63610
DHIE, Florence
FREQUENCE NICKEL (Le Magazine de la SLN) - No. 41

Nouméa. 2009. Société Le Nickel - SLN. No. 41, November 2009. Editorial by Pierre Alla. 8 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 42 x 29.7.
Mining at Kouaoua, Prony,Tiebaghi, Thio and smelting plant at Doniambo.
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$10

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

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

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

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

11907
DOISY, Isabelle
CHRONIQUES DES ANNEES DE CENDRES - Nouvelle Calédonie (1984-1986)

Paris. 1988. Editions Jean Picollec. 1st Ed. 274 PP with 1 map. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 13. 2864770660
Day to day account of the period between 1984 & 1986 which saw New Caledonia on the brink of civil war.
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$20

52296
DORDILLON, DUBREUL, MONTROUZIER, ROUGEYRON et al.
ANNALES DE LA PROPAGATION DE LA FOI. Tome 19 & Tome 20

Lyon, France. 1847 & 1848. Editeur des Annales. Bound copy of the 2 volumes. Vol. 19 (1847) : 528 PP. Vol. 20 (1848): 456, (14) PP. Quarter bound, gilt title on spine. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Boards a little rubbed and worn around edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce. French text. 20.5 x 14.
188 of the 1000 pages with letters from Missionaries based in Oceania (Hawaii, Fiji, Marquesas, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Wallis...) to their See or other Missionaries in France. Voyage of the Missionary ship Arche d'Alliance (Vol 19, Pages 31 to 59)...
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$100

52240
DORSENNE, Jean
LA FEMME DES ILES

Paris. 1929. La Nouvelle Société d' Edition. Edition limited to 1910 copies. Number 147 / 175 on art paper (vergé de Rives). Volume 3 in Collection Elles. 115, (3) PP. Fp (in colour): Portrait of a Vahine by Michel de Lafargue. Pictorial soft cover with a few nicks. Covers slightly soiled. Pages uncut. Very good copy. French text. 20.5 x 15.5.
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$50

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

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

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

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

12744
DOUSSET-LEENHARDT, Roselène
COLONIALISME ET CONTRADICTIONS - Nouvelle-Calédonie, 1878-1978, Les Causes de l'Insurrection de 1878

Paris. 1978. L'Harmattan. Reprint of the 1970 original. 206 PP with 2 maps & 8 b/w illust. Pictorial card cover. Very good. French text. 24 x 15.8. 2858020531
The uprising of 1878 and its reasons.
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$30

12685
DOUSSET-LEENHARDT, Roselène
A FLEUR DE TERRE, Maurice Leenhardt en Nouvelle-Calédonie

Paris. 1984. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 200 PP with 1 line drawing & 16 b/w photos (10 full-page) in text. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2858024046
Reflections on the author's youth & her relationship with her father Maurice Leenhardt. Describes the effect upon the Kanaks of the two World Wars & comparison with the current problems of the 80's.
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$30

11095
DOUSSET-LEENHARDT, Roselène
TERRE NATALE TERRE D'EXIL

Paris. 1976. G. P. Maisonneuve & Larose. 1st Ed. 316 PP with 1 musical score, 3 b/w illustrations and 5 maps, plus 1 folded map and 6 b/w plates. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 16.2. 2706806184
The Kanak uprising of 1878: roots and reasons, events...
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$45

12008
DUBOIS, Marie Joseph
HISTOIRE RESUMEE DE BELEP

Nouméa. 1985. Société d' Etudes Historiques. 1st Ed. SEH publication No. 37. 72 PP with b/w illust. (maps, plans & photos). Pictorial stiff cover. French text. Near fine. 21 x 15.2.
A study of the traditional history of the island of Belep.
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$20

11160
DUBOIS, Marie Joseph
KWENYII, L' ILE DES PINS AUX TEMPS ANCIENS

Nouméa. 1982. S. E. H. 1st Ed. Publication No. 30, Société d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 56 PP with maps, plans & b/w illustrations, plus a folded genealogical tree of the Isle of Pines Chiefdom. Pictorial stiff cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 15.2.
The actual synthesis of the pre-European contact knowledge of the Isle of Pines.
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$25

11942
DUBOIS, Marie-Joseph
AVENTURIER DE DIEU

Paris. 1985. Editions Anthropos. 1st Ed. 222, (4) PP with 5 drawings, 8 b/w photos, & 4 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 22.2 x 14.2. 2715711255
The life of a Catholic missionary in New Caledonia (mainly Maré Island) between 1938 & 1967.
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$20

12007
DUBOIS, Marie-Joseph
HISTOIRE RESUMEE DE MARE (Iles Loyauté)

Nouméa. 1987. S.E.H. Reprint of the 1981 original. Publication No. 27, Société d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 68 PP with maps, graphs, tables & photos. Pictorial stiff cover. French text. Fine. 21.2 x 15.
History of the island of Maré where the natives (before the arrival of Europeans) used boomerangs and rhombs of the Australian aborigines.
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$25

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

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

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

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

36528
DUNMORE, John
CHRONOLOGY OF PACIFIC HISTORY

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

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

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

15528
DUNMORE, John
WHO'S WHO IN PACIFIC NAVIGATION

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

47172
DUPARC, Hélène
DE PARIS A NOUMEA. L'histoire des communards de la Commune de Paris déportés en Nouvelle-Calédonie

Paris. 2003. Editions Orphie. 1st Ed. 200 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and plans, facsimile of documents, engravings and photos) selected by Pierre Barthélémy Alibert. . Pictorial card covers. Fine. French text. 29.7 x 21.2. 2877632237
Political convicts deported to New Caledonia following the 1871 uprising and crushing of the first communist government in Paris.
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$50

63465
EASTMAN, G. H.
VOYAGERS ALL ! - The Story of the Ships of the London Missionary Society

Sydney. 1947. The London Missionary Society. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 12 b/w illustrations. Fp: The "Duff". Hard cover, illustrated front. Presentation plate on front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 19 x 12.5.
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$20

69920
ELBERT, Samuel H. & MONBERG, Torben
FROM THE TWO CANOES - Oral Traditions of Rennell and Bellona Islands

Copenhagen & Honolulu. 1965. Danish National Museum & University of Hawaii Press. 1st Ed. Volume I - Language and Culture of Rennell and Bellona Islands series. X, 428 PP with 1 figure and over 15 genealogy trees, plus 8 pages with 15 b/w photos, and 3 folded plates (2 of them maps) at rear of book. Soft cover, illustrated front. Front cover with a crease. Signature of previous owner, and date of purchase in Honiara at top of first page. Very faint foxing on outside edges. Rennellese or Bellonese and English text. Very good. 25.5 x 18.
Two Polynesian outliers South of the Solomon Islands.
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$45

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

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

47571
EMORY, Kenneth P.
TUAMOTUAN STONE STRUCTURES

Honolulu. 1934. Bernice P. Bishop Museum. 1st Ed. Bulletin No.118 of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum. (2), 78 PP with 71 figures, plus 10 plates with 19 b/w photos. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Near fine. 25.5 x 17.5.
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$100

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

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

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

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

33901
EYRAUD, Arlette
TAHITI TODAY, and all its islands

Paris. 1990. Editions J.A. 1st English edition translated by Catherine McLeod. 240 PP, with 70 pages of colour photos, 4 pages of coloured drawings and 28 maps. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 28.7 x 14. 2869501447
Everything you want to know quickly on Tahiti and its Islands: history, economy, daily life. Second part: A guide for the tourist, island by island.
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$20

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

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

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

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

63697
FABERON, Jean-Yves & MENNESSON, Thierry (editors)
PEUPLE PREMIER ET COHESION SOCIALE EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Identités et Rééquilibrages

Marseille. 2012. Presses Universitaires d'Aix Marseille. 1st Ed. 480 PP with b/w or colour illustrations (diagrams, graphs, maps, plans, photos and tables). Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 24.3 x 15.7. 9782731408546
Proceedings of a symposium held in Nouméa 30 & 31 August, 2012.
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$60

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

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

51011
FAESSEL, Sonia
VISIONS DES ILES: Tahiti et l' imaginaire européen. Du mythe à son exploitation littéraire

Paris. 2006. L'Harmattan & Groupe de Recherche en Histoire Océanienne Contemporaine. 1st Ed., No. 2 in Collection Portes Océanes. 242, (2) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747597814
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$30

38334
FAESSEL, Sonia & ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
SI NOUMEA M'ETAIT CONTEE... Anthologie

Nouméa. 2000. Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 1st Ed. Publication No. 1, Groupe de Recherche en Histoire Océanienne Contemporaine. 142, (2) PP with 1 colour map, 18 colour and 70 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. Oblong 21.5 x 22. 2951558007
An Anthology on Noumea: the port and the city since its origin (Tardy de Montravel in 1854).
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$30

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

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

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

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

12009
FAURE-BOURDONCLE, M.T. & KLING, G.
LES RUES DE NOUMEA, 750 Notices Historiques et Biographiques concenant les Voies, Sites, Quartiers et Lieux-dits de la Commune de Nouméa

Nouméa. 1988. S.E.H. Publication No. 40. 1st Ed. 324 PP with 9 b/w illust. in text plus a large folded map at rear. Pictorial card cover, dj. Near fine. French text. 27.5 x 17.2.
Historical notes on the names of the streets, roads, districts in the City of Nouméa.
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$40

11310
FESCHE, Charles Félix Pierre
LA NOUVELLE CYTHERE (Tahiti) JOURNAL DE NAVIGATION INEDIT - Ecrit à bord de la frégate du Roy la Boudeuse, commandée par M. le Chevalier de Bougainville

Paris. 1929. Editions Duchartre & Van Buggenhoudt. 1st Ed., in Collection Laque Orange Aventures et Voyages, with a foreword by Jean Dorsenne. XXX, (2), 34 PP (2), plus 1 map, 1 drawing and 2 coloured engravings. Soft cover, paper browned on edges/margins, o/wise near fine. French text. Scarce. 20.4 x 15.2.
The discovery of Tahiti in 1767 by a young apprentice attached to the Bougainville expedition.
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$45

31718
FEVE, Guy (editor)
POLYNESIE, POLYNESIENS, HIER ET AUJOURD'HUI

Paris. 1997. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 214, (10 adv.) PP with tables and 3 figures. Illustrated card cover. French text. Fine. 21.4 x 13.2. 2738457517
French language in use in Tahiti. Opposition between the language spoken at home and in use at school. Writing of the Reo Maohi in the Society Islands...
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$25

11523
FEVE, Guy & LOMBARDINI, Christian (Editors)
COMMUNICATION ET PARLERS EN POLYNESIE

Paris. 1994. Editions Maisonneuve-Larose. 1st Ed. 134 PP with 2 figures. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 13.2. 2706811250
9 papers presented at a seminar held in 1992/93 by the Laboratoire des Sciences du Langage, Université Française du Pacifique.
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$25

46799
FIJI MUSEUM
DOMODOMO - A Scholarly Journal of the Fiji Museum - 2001 - Volume 14, Nos 1 & 2

Suva. 2001. Fiji Museum. 1st Ed., Volume 14, Nos. 1 & 2, 2001. Edited by Prof. Bill AALBERSBERT, Dr. Paul GERAGHTY & Prof. Patrick NUNN. 81 PP with 1 map and 2 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.
Emergence of the Fijian Identity, by Judith Croasdell.
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$30

63739
FIJI MUSEUM
FIJI'S CELEBRATIONS - Exhibition Guide

Suva. c. 1988. Fiji Museum. Folder containinig 8 sheets printed on recto only. Format - Sheet: 29.7 x 21 & illustrated folder: Fine. 34 x 23.
Published at the time of an exhibition on the various faiths and ethnic groups in Fiji. Muslim, Hindu, Christian, Sikh, Baha'i / Fijian, Rotuman, Banaban, European. Hibiscus festival.
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$15

40011
FILIPPI, Orso , & FUSTEC, Bernard (editors)
LE MEMORIAL DE NOUMEA - 1859-1999 - à travers 140 ans d'histoire du conseil municipal

Nouméa. 1999. Planète Memo. 1st Ed. 366 PP with b/w and colour photos. Hard cover, title in blind on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. French text. 28.8 x 22.5.
The city of Nouméa through 140 years of its City Council.
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$250

11765
FILLOUX, Frédéric & SYLLEBRANQUE, J.J.
DES AILES DANS LES ALIZES (La Nouvelle Calédonie en Ultra-Léger Motorisé)

Nouméa. 1984. Studio Magenta. 1st Ed. 144 PP with colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. French text (English translation pages 136 to 144). Oblong: 18.6 x 25.6.
Pictorial discovery from the air, while travelling extensively through New Caledonia on board an ultra light.
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$30

12568
FINNEY, Ben R.
POLYNESIAN PEASANTS AND PROLETARIANS

Cambridge, Mass. 1973. Schenkman. 1st Ed. (10), 148 PP with 4 figures, 5 maps, 6 b/w photos & 16 tables in text. Cloth cover, dj. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. A little light foxing on endpapers, o/wise near fine. 23.3 x 15.8.
The changes which confronted Tahiti and its inhabitants in the 20th century. Study of two different communities: Valley of A'ou'a on Tahiti-Nui and the island of Mai'ao.
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$30

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

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

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

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

11142
FORTINI, Marcel, MICHELI, Mathieu & PUJADE, Robert
L'ASCENDANT DES ILES

Paris. 1994. Editions Eric Koehler. 1st Ed. 88 PP with 67 b/w plates. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 26 x 20. 2907220179
Photographical voyages through New Caledonia in 1906-1909 by Mathieu Micheli and in 1992-93 by Marcel Fortini.
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$40

49948
FOSTER, Dean (editor)
HISTOIRES DE PETITES ILES

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

45107
FOUGERE, Eric
LE GRAND LIVRE DU BAGNE EN GUYANE ET NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE

Paris. 2002. Editions Orphie. 1st Ed., in collection Le Grand Livre. 254 PP, (1) with hundreds of b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. Endpapers rubbed, o/wise fine. French text. 24.7 x 16.5. 9782877631501
The convict settlements of French Guyana and New Caledonia.
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$45

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

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

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

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

63811
FRIENDS OF THE TURNBULL LIBRARY
THE TURNBULL LIBRARY RECORD - Volume 9, Number 1

Wellington. 1976. The Friends of the Turnbull Library. Vol. 9, No. 1, May 1976. 66, (2 blank) PP, plus 4 plates with b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Near fine. 24.7 x 15.5.
Dr Isamu Kawase and the first book on New Zealand in Japanese, by Penelope Griffith. "Journal of a Rambler"; John Boultbee in New Zealand 1825-1828, by June Starke. ...
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$15

63813
FRIENDS OF THE TURNBULL LIBRARY
THE TURNBULL LIBRARY RECORD - Volume 10, Number 2

Wellington. 1977. The Friends of the Turnbull Library. Vol. 10, No. 2, October 1977. 84 PP, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w plates. Soft cover. Near fine. 24.7 x 15.5.
The Ellis Drawings: A Symposium, with 5 papers by A. A. St. C. M. Murray-Oliver, Michael E. Hoare, Janet Davidson and David G. Medway. The Milton Collection, by K. A. Coleridge. ...
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$20

63814
FRIENDS OF THE TURNBULL LIBRARY
THE TURNBULL LIBRARY RECORD - Volume XI

Wellington. 1978. The Friends of the Turnbull Library. Vol. 11, No. 1 (May 1978) & No. 2 (October 1978). 148 PP with 28 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5.
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$15

63816
FRIENDS OF THE TURNBULL LIBRARY
THE TURNBULL LIBRARY RECORD - Volume XIII

Wellington. 1980. The Friends of the Turnbull Library. Vol. 13, No. 1 (May 1980) & No. 2 (October 1980). 132 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5.
No. 1: Maori geographical knowledge and mapping: a synopsis, by P. L. Barton
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$15

63817
FRIENDS OF THE TURNBULL LIBRARY
THE TURNBULL LIBRARY RECORD - Volume XIV

Wellington. 1981. The Friends of the Turnbull Library. Vol. 14, No. 1 (May 1981) & No. 2 (October 1981). 134, (2) PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5.
No. 2: The European encounter with Maori place names: some notes on early spelling , by John O. Ross
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$15

63818
FRIENDS OF THE TURNBULL LIBRARY
THE TURNBULL LIBRARY RECORD - Volume XV

Wellington. 1982. The Friends of the Turnbull Library. Vol. 15, No. 1 (May 1982) & No. 2 (October 1982). 144 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5.
No. 2: Louis Le Breton's New Zealand, by R. D. J. Collins.
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$15

63819
FRIENDS OF THE TURNBULL LIBRARY
THE TURNBULL LIBRARY RECORD - Volume XVI

Wellington. 1983. The Friends of the Turnbull Library. Vol. 16, No. 1 (May 1983) & No. 2 (October 1983). 144 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5.
Nos. 1 & 2: French explorers in New Zealand, 1769-1840, by Isabel Ollivier.
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$15

12687
GABRIEL, Claude & KERMEL, Vincent
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, Les Sentiers de l'Espoir

Paris. 1988. La Brèche. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 1 map in text. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. French text. Fine. 21 x 13. 2902524692
The events in New Caledonia following the political turmoil of 1984/85 and the tragedies of Ouvéa and Canala (May 1988), leading to the Matignon Agreement.
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$25

43928
GAIN, André & MARGUERON, Daniel
AUX JARDINS DES MERS

Papeete. 2002. Editions Otaha. New edition of the 1942 original, introduced, increased and illustrated by Daniel Margueron. 228 PP with 116 b/w illustrations (3 paintings and 113 photos) and 4 colour illustrations (watercolours by Author). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 23.5 x 17. 2951935900
French Polynesia between September 1936 and April 1937.
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$40

46549
GARANGER, José
ARCHEOLOGIE DES NOUVELLES-HEBRIDES. Contribution à la connaissance des Îles du Centre

Paris. 1972. ORSTOM / Société des Océanistes. 1st Ed., publication No. 30 Société des Océanistes. VII, 156 PP with 15 tables, plus 250 pages (glossy paper) with maps, sketches and b/w photos. Soft cover, dj. Discreet stamp of previous owner at top of title page. French text. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 25 x 20.
Archaeology in the New Hebrides (Vanuatu).
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$75

42081
GARDE, François
LES INSTITUTIONS DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE

Paris. 2001. L'Harmattan 1st Ed., in Collection Mondes Océaniens. Preface by Jean-Jack Queyranne. 351, (3) PP. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747510646
The 1998 Nouméa Agreement and the Institutions of New Caledonia created by law dated 19th March 1999..
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$40

47681
GARDISSAT, Paul
NABANGA. Une Anthologie Illustrée de la littérature orale du Vanuatu

Port Vila. 2004. Conseil Culturel National du Vanuatu. 1st Ed. 304 PP with 3 maps and many illustrations by Jacques Harry Tenene & Joseph Samuel Thomas. Pictorial card cover, dj. Fine. French text. 25 x 19.6. 9829032043
Tales and legends of Vanuatu, published between 1975 and 1980 (independence of the New Hebrides) in the weekly magazines Nabanga and Le Mélanésien.
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$70

11742
GARNIER, Jules
VOYAGE A LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE 1867-1868

Nouméa. 1990. Editions du Cagou. Facsimile reprint of the 1867 original in Le Tour du Monde, Voyage à la Nouvelle-Calédonie published by Librarie Hachette. (4), 123 PP with 6 charts and plans, and 67 b/w engravings. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. French text. 30.5 x 21.5.
The voyages of Jules Garnier through New Caledonia, between 1863 and 1866, where he studied mineral deposits and gave his name to the nickel ore Garnierite. An exceptionally good book.
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$90

44048
GARNIER, Jules
VOYAGE AUTOUR DU MONDE - OCEANIE, Les Iles des Pins, Loyalty (et Tahiti)

Paris. 2002. L'Harmattan. New edition, in Colledtion Fac-Similés Océaniens. Comments and annotations by Sonia Faessel to the volume 2 of the 1871 edition (original published in 1867 & 1868) . XII, (2 publications), 14, 318 PP, (2 tables), plus 3 engravings. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747529991
In spite of its title this reprint covers the exploration of the West Coast of New Caledonia, and the Loyalty Islands.
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$50

48509
GARNUNG, Francis
CONTES ET COUTUMES CANAQUES AU XIXe SIECLE

Paris. 2003. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in La Légende des Mondes series. 80, (1) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747541908
Tales and legends from New Caledonia in the second half of the 19th century. Some of them collected by Louise Michel in the 1870s.
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$15

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

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

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

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

38618
GAUHAROU, Bernard & KLEIN, Florence
LE LIVRE DES TIMBRES 1999

Nouméa. 2001. Office des Postes et Télécommunications. 1st Ed. 52 PP with colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. Oblong: 24.7 x 26.2.
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$40

42832
GAUHAROU, Bernard & KLEIN, Florence
LE LIVRE DES TIMBRES 2001

Nouméa. 2002. Office des Postes et Télécommunications. 1st Ed. 52 PP with colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. Oblong: 24.7 x 26.2.
Stamps: images of a country - Windjammer France II - Biodiversity: New Caledonian crow (Corvus moneduloides), whales & flying fox - Kite surfing...
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$40

47674
GAUHAROU, Bernard & KLEIN, Florence
LE LIVRE DES TIMBRES 2003

Nouméa. 2004. Office des Postes et Télécommunications. 1st Ed. 52 PP with colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. Oblong: 24.7 x 26.2.
Stamps: images of a country. Natural history: Gropers, Dugong, Gecko. Painters: Gauguin, Tatin d'Avesnières. Sport with the 12th South Pacific Games of Fiji...
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$40

49263
GAUHAROU, Bernard, & OLLIVAUD, Jean-Yves
LE LIVRE DES TIMBRES 2004 - NOUVELLE CALEDONIE

Nouméa. 2005. Office des Postes et Télécommunications. 1st Ed. 52 PP with colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. Oblong: 24.7 x 26.2.
Stamps: images of a country. Natural history: Cagou/Kagu (bird), Stingrays, Whales. Researches in the French speaking Pacific...
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$40

47757
GAUHAROU, Bernard & PAGE, Marianne
LE LIVRE DES TIMBRES 2002

Nouméa. 2003. Office des Postes et Télécommunications. 1st Ed. 52 PP with colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. Oblong: 24.7 x 26.2.
Stamps: images of a country. Natural history: Turtles, sperm whales. Painters: Adrien Trohmae. Sport with the 15th World championship of Hobie Cat 16...
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$40

42831
GAUHAROU, Bernard, KLEIN, Florence & MOZZICONACCI, Cécile
LE LIVRE DES TIMBRES 2000

Nouméa. 2001. Office des Postes et Télécommunications. 1st Ed. 52 PP with colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. Oblong: 24.7 x 26.2.
Stamps: images of a country - Lighthouse - Shipwreck - Biodiversity - Traditional (Kanak) money ...
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$40

53402
GAUHAROU, Bernard, OLLIVAUD, Jean-Yves & CAMILLE, Stéphane
LE LIVRE DES TIMBRES 2005 - NOUVELLE CALEDONIE

Nouméa. 2006. Office des Postes et Télécommunications. 1st Ed. 54 PP with colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. Oblong: 24.7 x 26.2.
Stamps: images of a country. Natural history: Dolphins, Sharks, Birds (lorikeets)... Transport: coastal shipping, Train Nouméa to Paita.
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$40

53403
GAUHAROU, Bernard, OLLIVAUD, Jean-Yves & CAMILLE, Stéphane
LE LIVRE DES TIMBRES 2006 - NOUVELLE CALEDONIE

Nouméa. 2007. Office des Postes et Télécommunications. 1st Ed. 52 PP with colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. Oblong: 24.7 x 26.2.
Stamps: images of a country. Sixty years of Red Cross in New Caledonia. Natural history: endangered birds ( kagu, lorikeets)... Kanak heritage: Kanak music, Sculpture...
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$40

19752
GEO
LES CONQUETES PERDUES DE L'EXPEDITION BAUDIN [in GEO magazine - Vol 214]

Paris. 1996. Geo. Volume 214, December 1996. Edited by Maurice SOUTIF. Includes article from P.156 to 168 with 2 maps and 26 b/w and colour illust. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 27 x 21.3.
The scientific expedition led by Nicolas Baudin and sent to the shores of the Australian continent by Napoléon (1800-1804).
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$10

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

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

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

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

40034
GIRL GUIDES ASSOCIATION
SOUTH SEA ISLAND RECIPES

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

49033
GODARD, Philippe
HISTORIAL DE LA NOUVELLE CALEDONIE, en Bandes Dessinées (in 4 volumes)

Nouméa. c. 1982. Nouméa Editions. 1st Ed. Vol I: 124 PP with colour drawings by Marcel Fréchin. Vol II: 120 PP with colour drawings by Eric Loublandes and Serge Sirac. Vol III: 108 PP with colour drawings by Marcel Fréchin. Vol IV: 105 PP with colour drawings by Marcel Fréchin. Cloth cover, gilt device (New Caledonia and Loyalty Islands) on front cover of each volume. Volumes contained in 2 slipcases. Occasional foxing. Top of slipcases and top corner of back cover of Volume I with old water marks. A near fine set. French text. 32.5 x 25.8.
Pictorial history of New Caledonia. Vol I: Explorers, Missionaries and Settlers. Vol II: Military Governors: convicts, communists and early setllement. Vol III: Agricultural settlers and mining industry. Vol IV: World War I and World War II, to the 1970s.
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$250

64179
GODARD, Philippe & Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes
LE JOUR OU L'AUSTRALIE DEVINT FRANCAISE (in Les Nouvelles Hebdo)

Nouméa. 1998. Les Nouvelles Hebdo. Article pulled out from Weekly issue, No. 533, 22 - 27 May 1998. Pages 16, 17 & 18 with 5 b/w and 11 colour illustrations. Plus photocopy of the 3 pages article "30 Mars 1772: Le Jour où l' Australie faillit devenir Française" by Jacques Nougier and published in Jeune Marine, No. 233, Avril-Mai-Juin 2016. French text. Fine. Large formet: 43.7 x 29..
Saint Alloüarn, and his "Gros Ventre" at Dirk Hartog Island, April 1772.
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$20

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

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

53412
GORODE, Déwé
SHARING AS CUSTOM PROVIDES. Selected Poems

Canberra. 2004. Pandanus Books. 1st edition in the Voices from the Francophone Pacific. Translated from the French original and edited by Raylene Ramsay and Deborah Walker. XLVI, 166 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Text of the poems in English and French. Fine. 22 x 14.2. 1740760875
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$30

55340
GOVERNMENT OF FIJI
FIJI FOR THE INTERNATIONAL SEABED AUTHORITY

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

64047
GRASSET SAINT SAUVEUR, Jacques
MOEURS, LOIS ET COSTUMES DES PEUPLES DE LA NOUVELLE CALEDONIE (in Encyclopédie des Voyages, 1796)

Paris. 1796 (An 4e. de la République Française). Author / Deroy. Extract. (2 title page), 6 PP. French text. Foxing and a ittle fragile, o/wise near fine. A rare document. 24.3 x 18.5.
Manners, Laws and Cloths of the people from New Caledonia.
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$100

48231
GREENBIE, Sydney
THE PACIFIC TRIANGLE

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

45221
GRENIER, Christophe
CONSERVATION CONTRE NATURE - Les Iles Galapagos

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

13166
GRISCELLI, Ecole A.
NEPOUI, CENTRE MINIER DE NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE

Nouméa. ND. c.1980. CTRDP. GEO 9 in the series. 11 PP booklet (typescript) with a few b/w illust. plus 16 colour slides, together in a plastic folder. Fine. French text. 22 x 18.5. /ISSN 07504276
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$20

31012
GUIART, Jean
BWESOU EURIJISI - Le premier écrivain canaque

Nouméa. 1998. Le Rocher-à-la-Voile. 1st Ed., No. 3 in the Cahiers pour l'intelligence du temps présent series. 154 PP with 2 maps, and 52 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover a little soiled, o/wise fine. French text. 21 x 15.
First Kanak writer who, between 1908 and 1925, described Kanak culture (in his language meRea Ajië; spoken in the valley of Houailou), set out in 24 manuscript text-books.
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$50

31011
GUIART, Jean
JULES CALIMBRE - Chronique de trois générations, trois femmes et trois maisons

Nouméa. 1998. Le Rocher-a-la-Voile. 1st Ed., No. 2 in the "Cahiers pour l'intelligence du temps présent" series. 162 PP with 1 map, and 62 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 15
Saga of three generations of settlers in New Caledonia, starting with a French soldier discharged in Noumea and his son Jules who was a successful businessman, miner, stevedore... and humanist.
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$40

45201
GUIART, Jean
SOCIETES CANAQUES - Idées Fausses, Idées Vraies

Nouméa. 2002. Le Rocher-à-la-Voile. 1st Ed., No. 1 in essais pour servir à l'intelligence du temps présent series. 296 PP with 3 maps and 2 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 20.8 x 15.
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$45

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

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

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

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

16514
GUILLE, A., LABOUTE, P. & MENOU, J.L.
GUIDE DES ETOILES DE MER, OURSINS & AUTRES ECHINODERMES DU LAGON DE NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Handbook of the sea-stars, sea-urchins and related echinoderns of New-Caledonia lagoon

Paris. 1986. Editions ORSTOM. 1st Ed. 238 PP with b/w or colour illust. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. French text. 27.8 x 21.8. 2709907488
The Echinoderns of the largest coral reefs of the world. Foreword, Introduction and abstracts in English.
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$85

45020
GUILLIN, Jean
L' ARCHIPEL DES AUSTRALES

Paris. 2001. Editions A. Barthélemy & Le Motu. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 3 tables, colour illustrations (2 drawings, 2 plans, 8 maps, and 167 photos). Eps: sketch map of French Polynesia. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 23.3 x 17. 2879231388
Traditional society, first contacts, French colonization. Guide to each island of the Group (Maria, Rimatara, Rurutu, Tubuai, Raivavae, Rapa, & Marotiri).
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$65

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

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

57571
GUNSON, Niel
MESSENGERS OF GRACE - Evangelical Missionaries in the South Seas 1797-1860

Melbourne. 1978. O.U.P. 1st Ed. X, 437 PP with 7 maps, plus 8 pages with 24 b/w illustrations (including 20 portraits). Fp: Rev. Thomas Haweis. Eps: Map of Central Pacific Archipelagoes. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket slightly rubbed. Name of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. Scarce. 22.2 x 14. 0195505174
A study of the first three generations of Protestant missionaries in the South Seas. Their impact on the political, social and religious life of the Pacific islanders.
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$125

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

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

12639
GURY, Jean-Jacques
RECETTES DU LAGON

Nouméa. 1991. Editions du Cagou. 1st Ed. 77, (3 blank) PP with some 20 drawings and 10 colour plates. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. French text. 26.8 x 18.5.
70 different recipes prepared with local seafood by the author, chef of the Lycée Hôtelier in Nouméa.
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$40

63984
HAGEN, Nicolas
Assemblée Générale Ordinaire du 2 Juin 1931 - COMPAGNIE COLONIALE DES ILES BANKS (Nouvelles-Hébrides)

Paris. 1931. Compagnie Coloniale des Iles Banks. 1931 edition. 14, (2) PP with tables. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 27 x 21.3.
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$20

47577
HALDANE, Charlotte
TEMPEST OVER TAHITI

London. 1963. Constable. 1st Ed. (8), 200 PP with 2 maps & 1 genealogical tree, plus 1 b/w plate (portrait of George Pritchard). Fp: Queen Pomare & the French landing at Tahiti. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, fine dj. A near fine copy. Scarce in this condition. 22.2 x 14.8.
The drama/tragedy of Queen Pomare of Tahiti, whose reign was disrupted by the colonial rivalries of two nations: Great Britain & France, fuelled by the ambitions of George Pritchard & Admiral Dupetit-Thouars.
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$25

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

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

44053
HAMELIN, Christine & WITTERSHEIM, Eric (editors)
LA TRADITION ET L'ETAT - Eglises, pouvoirs et politiques culturelles dans le Pacifique

Paris. 2002. L' Harmattan. 1st Ed., Cahiers du Pacifique Sud Contemporain No. 2. 251 PP with 6 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747519260
Women, identity, christianism and citizenship in Vanuatu, by Bronwen Douglas. Chiefs, Big Men and Bureaucrats, by Ton Otto ...
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$35

13141
HANSON, F. Allan
RAPA, Une île polynésienne hier et aujourd'hui

Paris. 1973. Musée de l'Homme. 1st French edition, translated by Odette Pelloli. Publications de la Société des Océanistes series - No.33. VIII, 257 PP with 1 map, 5 tables, 6 figures, and 30 bw photos in text. Soft cover, dj. French text. Near fine. 25 x 16.
Study on the French Polynesian Island of Rapa Iti, and its inhabitants. The author, an anthropologist from the University of Kansas, lived there between December 1963 and November 1964.
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$40

49153
HARGREAVES, Dorothy and Bob
TROPICAL TREES OF THE PACIFIC

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

11091
HAUDRICOURT, A.G., OZANNE-RIVIERRE, F.
DICTIONNAIRE THEMATIQUE DES LANGUES DE LA REGION DE HIENGHENE, Pije, Fwâi, Nemi, Jawe

Paris. 1982. SELAF. 1st Ed. 285 PP with 2 maps (1 with the various dialects spoken around Hienghène). Pict. soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 19 x 23. 2852971348
The various dialects spoken in the Hienghène area in the North of New Caledonia. French/vernacular language.
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$75

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

59568
HERVE, Jean-François
GUIDE DES NUDIBRANCHES DE NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE et autres Opisthobranches Limaces de Mer

Nouméa. 2010. Editions Catherine Ledru. 1st Ed., with prefaces by Pierre Laboute, Dr. Richard C. Willan, Philippe Bouchet & Bernard Dreyfus. 405 PP with 1 map in colour and 1000 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 20 x 15.8. 9782950578497
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$110

63724
HEYERDAHL, Thor
GREEN WAS THE EARTH ON THE SEVENTH DAY

London. 1997. Little, Brown and Company. 1st UK edition of the 1996 US edition. (8), 308 PP with 1 b/w photo, 2 maps and 18 headpieces, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Fine. 24 x 15.5. 0316882275
Farewell to civilization: Back to Nature, a year on the Island of Fatu Hiva, southern Marquesas archipelago.
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$20

44128
HEYERDAHL, Thor, COWAN, Francis, RYAN, Donald P. et al..
SPECIAL KON TIKI 1947 / 1997 (in Bulletin de la Société des Etudes Océaniennes No. 275)

Papeete. 1997. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 275, September 1997. 112 PP with 21 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 15.
Special issue published to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the voyage of the Kon Tiki raft between Peru and the Tuamotus. Kon Tiki, Polynesia and archaeology, by Donald P. Ryan. Kon Tiki and philately, by Christian Beslu...
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$40

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

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

63615
HINCH, Derryn
DEATH IN PARADISE

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

63977
HMSO
NEW HEBRIDES REPORT FOR 1921 & 1922

London. 1923. H.M.S.O. Colonial Reports - Annual, No. 1161. 14 PP with 6 tables. 24.2 x 15.2.
Diseases in the New Hebrides, 1922, by Dr. Vernon Davies, M. D.
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$30

63969
HMSO
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1897 ON THE TRADE, &c., OF NEW CALEDONIA

London. 1898. H.M.S.O. Foreign Office. Annual Series. No. 2151 - Diplomatic and Consular Reports - France - 12 PP with 9 tables. Soft cover. Very good. 24.2 x 15.2.
The consular report on the Trade, Commerce and Agriculture for the year 1897.
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$30

63970
HMSO
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1898 ON THE TRADE, COMMERCE, AND SHIPPING OF NEW CALEDONIA

London. 1899. H.M.S.O. Foreign Office. Annual Series. No. 2300 - Diplomatic and Consular Reports - France - 14 PP with 8 tables. Soft cover. Very good. 24.2 x 15.2.
The consular report on the Trade, Commerce and Agriculture for the year 1898.
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$30

63971
HMSO
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1900 ON THE TRADE AND COMMERCE OF NEW CALEDONIA

London. 1901. H.M.S.O. Foreign Office. Annual Series. No. 2626 - Diplomatic and Consular Reports - France - 12 PP with 7 tables. Soft cover. Very good. 24.2 x 15.2.
The consular report on the Trade, Commerce and Agriculture for the year 1900.
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$30

63975
HMSO
WESTERN PACIFIC - REPORT ON THE TRADE OF THE NEW HEBRIDES

London. 1905. H.M.S.O. High Commissioner for the Western Pacific, August 1905. 12 PP with 1 table. 24.2 x 15.2.
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$30

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

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

42119
HOLLANDE, A. & C.
SI TAHITI M'ETAIT CONTE...

Tarbes. 1956. Author (Imprimerie Saint-Joseph). 1st Ed. VIII, 183 PP, plus 16 plates with 55 b/w photos. Soft cover, dj (chipped). Signature of previous owner on FFEP. Ageing of paper, dust jacket lightly soiled, o/wise very good. French text. 24.5 x 19.2.
Includes a loosely inserted folded map of Tahiti (50cm x 61.5cm) produced by the 'Service du Cadastre' 1956.
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$40

37279
HOLLANDE, L.-P. Alphonse
TAHITI SANS COURONNES

Tarbes. 1954. Author. 1st Ed. (6), 160 PP, plus 18 plates with 50 b/w photos. Fp: Oiseau des Iles goelette en rade de Papeete. Dedicatory note on front endpaper signed by the author. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 24.2 x 19.2.
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$25

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

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

37557
HOLLYMAN, K. J.
ETUDES SUR LES LANGUES DU NORD DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE

Paris. 1999. Editions Peeters. 1st Ed. Volume 13 of Langues et Cultures du Pacifique series. (6), 179 PP with 1 b/w photo, 2 figures, 2 engravings and 3 maps. Fp: Photo of Maurice Mweaou. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2877234398
Comprehensive study on the languages of the North of New Caledonia. SELAF No. 377.
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$50

49268
HOMBOUY, Maléta & WEA, Guidony
L' ENFANT KAORI / WANAKAT KAORI

Nouméa. 2005. Editions Grain de Sable / Ngan Jila, Centre Culturel Tjibaou. 1st Ed. No pagination, 28 PP with colour illustrations by Isabelle Goulou. French and Iaai text. 14 minutes CD in rear pocket. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 24.7 x 22.5. 2905407357
Kanak tale in French and Iaai (language of Ouvéa, one of the Loyalty Islands).
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$35

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

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

11431
HOWE, K. R.
LES ILES LOYAUTE - Histoire des Contacts Culturels de 1840 à 1900

Nouméa. 1989. SEH. Publication No. 19. Reprint of the 1978 French edition. 252 PP with 1 graph, 6 maps in text plus 20 pages with 44 b/w illust. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 27 x 17.8.
French translation by Georges Pisier of The Loyalty Islands, A History of Culture Contacts 1840-1900 published by ANUP in 1977.
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$80

33631
HOWELLS, William
THE PACIFIC ISLANDERS

London. 1973. Weidenfeld and Nicolson. Paperback edition, in Peoples of the World series. XVI, (2), 299 PP with 6 figures and 14 maps, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.6 x 13.8. 029776599X
Outlines the prehistory of Polynesia and Micronesia. The origins of these islanders with facts and interpretations from physical anthropology, archaeology and language studies, giving a picture of the past of the entire Pacific.
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$10

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

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

52713
HUGUENIN, Paul
RAIATEA LA SACREE

Papeete. 2007. Editions Haere Po. 3rd facsimile edition of 1902 original. 259, (2) PP with 64 b/w text illustrations, plus 24 colour (3 of them large folded) and 34 b/w illustrations on full page. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.6 x 15. 2904171142
A serious study after a stay between 1896 and 1899, by a Swiss teacher and artist on the island of Raïatea.
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$50

47579
ILARI, Noël
SECRETS TAHITIENS. Journal d'un Popaa Farani (1934-1973)

Paris. 1978. Nouvelles Editions Debresse. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 1 map on double page, plus 2 plates with 14 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing. Near fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5.
Moved to French Polynesia in 1934. Works in the Austral Islands, the Southern Tuamotus (including Moruroa in 1938). WWII in Indochina (being for Vichy and legality). Return to Tahiti in 1947...
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$35

63400
INSTITUT D'EMISSION D'OUTRE-MER
LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Rapport Annuel 2012

Nouméa. 2013. Institut d'Emission d'Outre-Mer. 1st Ed. (June 2013). 203, (3) PP with graphs and tables, plus 1 folded map in colour and 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 16.
Annual report for 2012: Population, Economy, Salaries, Welfare ... Industry, Mining... Budget.
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$75

63580
INSTITUT D'EMISSION D'OUTRE-MER
LA POLYNESIE FRANCAISE - Rapport Annuel 2012

Papeete. 2013. Institut d'Emission d'Outre-Mer. June 2013 edition. 206 PP with graphs and tables, plus 1 map in colour, 1 folded map in colour and 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 23.7 x 16.
Annual report for 2012: Population, Economy, Salaries, Welfare ... Industry... Budget.
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$75

63579
INSTITUT D'EMISSION D'OUTRE-MER
WALLIS ET FUTUNA, Rapport Annuel 2012

Mata'Utu, Uvea. 2013. I.E.O.M. / Institut d'Emission d' Outre-Mer. June 2013 edition. 131, (3) PP with graphs and tables, plus 6 pages with 2 maps and 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 16.
Annual report (2013) on the "Economy" of the French Territory of Wallis & Futuna, in the Central Pacific.
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$30

44837
IPS
PACIFIC STUDIES (a journal devoted to the study of the Pacific - its islands and adjacent countries) - Vol. 8, No. 1

Laie, Hawai'i. 1984. Institute for Polynesian Studies / Brigham Young University. Volume 8, No. 1, Fall 1984. Edited by Gloria CRONIN & Anita HENRY. (6), 170, (7) PP. Soft cover. Foxing. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.2.
Alienated land and Independence in Melanesia, by Peter Larmour. ... Schools in Micronesia prior to American Adminastration, by Francis X. Hezel.
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$10

63603
IRD
L' IRD en Nouvelle-Calédonie - Rapport d'Activité 2012

Noumea. 2013. IRD / Institut de Recherche pour le Développement. June 2013 edition. Editorial by Michel Laurent, edited by Marie-Noëlle FAVIER. 52 PP with colour illustrations (graphs, maps, tables and photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.7.
Research in New Caledonia. People, programs and resources.
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$10

11709
I.T.S.E.E.
NEW CALEDONIA FACTS AND FIGURES - TEC 94

Noumea. 1994. Institut Territorial de la Statistique et des Etudes Economiques. 1st English Ed. 214 PP with graphs, tables & maps, plus 2 pages errata. Pict. soft cover. Fine. 24 x 16.
Publication providing statistics and information to improve and better understand New Caledonia: population, agriculture and aquaculture, mining and tourism...
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$35

51039
IZOULET, Jacques
OUVEA. Histoire d'une mission catholique dans le Pacifique sud au XIXe siècle

Paris. 2005. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 353, (3) PP with maps and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 15.2. 2747588831
Catholic missions on the Island of Uvea, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia.
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$35

64046
JACOTTET, Henri
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE (in Cahiers d'enseignements illustrés, No. 78)

Paris. 1888-1890. L. Baschet. Issue No. 78. 16 pages with 4 b/w and 4 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Stitches removed. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise fine. French text. 21.3 x 16.
Ref O'Reilly No. 2575: "Brochure éducative. Soigneusement rédigée, et illustrée de dessins documentaires d'ordre ethnographique".
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$120

37308
JACQUES, Claudine
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - COUPS DE COEUR

Nouméa. 1999. Les Editions du Cagou. 1st Ed. 128 PP with spectacular colour photos by Vincent Audet. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 31 x 24. 2913256023
The spectacular views of New Caledonia showcased by some of the island's beautiful women.
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$50

42840
JAHAN, Chrystelle
LE TEMPS D'UN HEIVA

Papeete. 2001. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed., in Te / Ata / Mau series. 134 PP with 66 b/w plates. Pictorial laminated boards. A few small rubbed spots where pages have separated, o/wise fine. 27.5 x 22. 2909790940
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$70

60019
JAS
THE BEAUTIFUL AND THE DAMNED (in Journal of Australian Studies No. 64)

Brisbane. 2000. University of Queensland Press. Issue JAS / API Network, No. 64, 2000, edited by Richard Nile & Ffion Murphy. (8), 296, (1) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Pages 291-296 and (1) are misbound. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0702232130
25 articles, featuring John Frow, Constance Backhouse, Nick Earls & Gillian Whitlock.
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$20

60035
JAS
COLONIAL POST (in Journal of Australian Studies No. 81)

Brisbane. 2004. University of Queensland Press. API Network, JAS No. 81, 2004, edited by Richard Nile. VIII, 225, (1) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0702234907
11 articles. ... War with America: The Trent Affair, by Peter Punis
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$20

60036
JAS
COLOUR (in Journal of Australian Studies No. 82)

Brisbane. 2004. University of Queensland Press. API Network, JAS No. 82, 2004, edited by Richard Nile and Denise Tallis. VIII, 189, (3) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0702235296
8 articles.
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$20

60037
JAS
CONSTRUCTION WORKS (in Journal of Australian Studies No. 83)

Brisbane. 2004. University of Queensland Press. API Network, JAS No. 83, 2004, edited by Richard Nile and Denise Tallis. VIII, 189, (3) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 070223530X
9 articles.
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$20

60030
JAS
COUNTRY (in Journal of Australian Studies No. 75)

Brisbane. 2002. University of Queensland Press. API Network, JAS No. 75, 2002, edited by Richard Nile. V, (3), 7-238, (1) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 070223396X
10 articles. History in Black and White. ... Aboriginal Affairs: monologue or dialogue. ...
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$20

60017
JAS
COUNTRY AND CALLING (in Journal of Australian Studies No. 62)

Brisbane. 1999. University of Queensland Press. Issue JAS / Australia's Public Intellectual Forum, No. 62, 1999, edited by Richard Nile. (8), 267, (1) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0702231703
27 articles including Emily's List and Angry White Men by Marian Sawer, Discovering Hancock by Tom Griffiths....
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$20

60028
JAS
THE DOG OF WAR (in Journal of Australian Studies No. 73)

Brisbane. 2002. University of Queensland Press. API Network, JAS Twenty Fifth Anniversary Edition, No. 73, 2002, edited by Richard Nile. Foreword by Bob Bessant and Don Gibbs. VIII, 9-241, (3) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0702233773
12 articles.
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$20

60022
JAS
FRESH CUTS - New Talents 2001 (in Journal of Australian Studies No. 67)

Brisbane. 2001. University of Queensland Press. Issue JAS / API Network, No. 67, 2001, edited by Elizabeth Ruinard, and Elspeth Tilley. (6), 244, (1) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0702232432
20 articles. The Aboriginal tent Embassy. ... Capturing the Antipodes, by Paul Longley Arthur. .
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$20

60033
JAS
GRIT (in Journal of Australian Studies No. 78)

Brisbane. 2003. University of Queensland Press. API Network, JAS No. 78, 2003, edited by Richard Nile. VIII, 220, (1) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0702234303
14 articles. ... The new face of Police Governance in Australia.
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$20

60029
JAS
INVESTING IN SOCIAL CAPITAL: PostgraduateTraining in the Social Sciences in Australia (in Journal of Australian Studies No. 74)

Brisbane. 2002. University of Queensland Press. API Network, JAS No. 74, 2002, edited by Simon Marginson & Richard Nile. V, (3), 7-238, (1) PP. The 2 pages "Foreword" by Leonore Manderson, loosely inserted. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0702233781
10 articles.
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$20

59968
JAS
JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIAN STUDIES - 1978, No. 3

Melbourne. 1978. Australian Studies / Victorian Historical Association. First issues, edited by Bob Bessant. Volume No.3, (June 1978): 105 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (maps & diagrams). Soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of front cover. Fine. 24 x 16.5.
No. 3: Aboriginal-European Contact History, by H. Reynolds. ... The Dauphin Mat, by B. C. Rennie, and I. McHiggan.
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$20

59971
JAS
JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIAN STUDIES - 1980, Nos. 6 & 7

Melbourne. 1980. Australian Studies / Victorian Historical Association. Nos. 6 & 7 edited by Bob Bessant. No.6, (June 1980): 84 PP. No. 7, (November 1980): 112 PP with tables. Soft cover. Fine. 24 x 16.5.
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$30

59974
JAS
JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIAN STUDIES - 1983, Nos. 12 & 13

Melbourne. 1983. School of Education, La Trobe University. Nos. 12 & 13 edited by Bob Bessant. No.12, (June 1983): 88 PP with tables and b/w illustrations. No. 13, (November 1983): 100 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 16.5.
No. 12: Australia and Japanese Naval Assistance, 1914-18, by R. Thornton. ... No. 13: Jewish Migration to Australia, 1938-49, by A. Markus.
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$30

59976
JAS
JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIAN STUDIES - 1984, Nos. 14 & 15

Melbourne. 1984. School of Education, La Trobe University. Nos. 14 & 15 edited by Bob Bessant. No.14, (May 1984): 96 PP. No. 15, (November 1984): 88 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 16.5.
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$30

59977
JAS
JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIAN STUDIES - 1985, Nos. 16 & 17

Melbourne. 1985. School of Education, La Trobe University. Nos. 16 & 17 edited by Bob Bessant. No.16, (May 1985): 100 PP. No. 17, (November 1985): 100 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 16.5.
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$30

59978
JAS
JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIAN STUDIES - 1986, Nos. 18 & 19

Melbourne. 1986. School of Education, La Trobe University. Nos. 18 & 19 edited by Bob Bessant. No.18, (May 1986): 120 PP with b/w illustrations. No. 19, (November 1986): 118 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 16.5.
No. 18: Jave-la-Grande: Latitude and Longitude versus Toponimy, by W. A. R. Richardson. No. 19: Jave-la-Grande: an apologia, by I.F. Mckiggan. ...
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$30

59979
JAS
JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIAN STUDIES - 1987, Nos. 20 & 21

Melbourne. 1987. School of Education, La Trobe University. Nos. 20 & 21 edited by Bob Bessant and Stephen Alomes. No.20, (May 1987): 124, (2) PP. No. 21, (November 1987): 117 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 16.5.
No. 20: Visions of Australia, the 1890s, 1940s , 1970s. No. 21: Jave-La-Grande Hypotheses, by W.A.R. Richardson.
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$30

59987
JAS
JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIAN STUDIES - 1995, Nos. 44, 45 & 46

Melbourne. 1995. School of Education, La Trobe University. Nos. 44 to 46 edited by Bob Bessant. No. 44, (March 1995): (2), 108 PP. No. 45, (June 1995): (2), 100 PP. No. 46, (September 1995): (2), 99 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5.
No. 44: The Wyatt Earp's Voyage of reconnaissance of the Australian Antarctic Territory, 1947-8, by Kathleen Ralston.
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$30

59961
JAS
JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIAN STUDIES - Volume 33

Brisbane. 2009. International Australian Studies Association / Routledge. Volume 33 - No. 1 (March 2009) to No. 4 (December 2009). Edited by Melissa Harper & Martin Crotty. (8), 506, (2) PP. Pictorial soft cover. New. 25 x 17.5.
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$50

60027
JAS
JUMPING THE QUEUE - New Talents 2002 (in Journal of Australian Studies No. 72)

Brisbane. 2002. University of Queensland Press. Issue JAS / API Network, No. 72, 2002, edited by Gabriella ESPAK, Scott FATNOWNA & Denise WOODS. IX, (5), 296 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0702233471
25 articles. 4 on Defining Borders and the Land. 5 on representing identities...
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$20

59688
JAS
REZONING AUSTRALIA (in Journal of Australian Studies No. 79)

Brisbane. 2003. University of Queensland Press / Australian Research Institute. Issue JAS, No. 79, 2003, edited by Richard Nile and Emma Constantino. VIII, 248 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0702234516
Cartography and Native Title by Alexander Reilly. ... Contrary Images: Photographing the New Pacific in "Walkabout Magazine", by Max Quanchi. ;;;
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$20

60025
JAS
ROMANCING THE NATION (in Journal of Australian Studies No. 70)

Brisbane. 2001. University of Queensland Press. Issue JAS / API Network, No. 70, 2001, edited by Richard Nile. VII, (3), 164 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0702233250
9 articles. Unsettled Country: reading the Australian Ghost Town. Remembering Eureka, by Anne Beggs, Sunter. ...
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$20

60026
JAS
SHOW GIRL AND THE STRAW MAN (in Journal of Australian Studies No. 71)

Brisbane. 2001. University of Queensland Press. Issue JAS / API Network, No. 71, 2001, edited by Richard Nile. VII, (3), 164 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0702233390
8 articles. Feminists, flappers and Miss Australia. ... The Body builder and beauty contests, by Caroline Daley ...
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$20

60012
JAS
URBAN CANNIBALS, ROMANCING THE AUSTRALIAN CITY (in Journal of Australian Studies No. 57)

Brisbane. 1998. University of Queensland Press. Issue JAS, No. 57, 1998, edited by Richard Nile. (8), 220, (2) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0702230863
6 + 12 articles.
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$20

60021
JAS
VISION SPLENDID (in Journal of Australian Studies No. 66)

Brisbane. 2000. University of Queensland Press. Issue JAS / API Network, No. 66, 2000, edited by Richard Nile. (8), 289, (1) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0702232335
19 articles. "Colonial Eye", edited by Nicole Moore. ... Savages or Saviours? The Australian Sealers and Tasmanian Aboriginal Culture, by Rebe Taylor.
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$20

60031
JAS
VOICING DISSENT (in Journal of Australian Studies No. 76)

Brisbane. 2003. University of Queensland Press. API Network, JAS No. 76, 2003, edited by Kelly McWILLIAM, Peta STEPHENSON & Graham THOMPSON. VIII, (7), 258, (8) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0702233978
22 articles. Botany Bay: Voyagers, Aborigines and History, by Maria Nugent ...
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$20

60015
JAS
WAR AND OTHER CATASTROPHES (in Journal of Australian Studies No. 60)

Brisbane. 1999. University of Queensland Press. Issue JAS / Australia's Public Intellectual Forum, No. 60, 1999, edited by Richard Nile. (6), 222, (1) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0702231320
21 articles, including "The Unknown Australian Soldier", by K S Inglis - Bonjour Paree!, the First AIF in Paris, 1916-1918, by James Curran. Women Artists and War by Catherine Speck, ...
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$20

60034
JAS
WRITE/UP: NEW TALENTS (in Journal of Australian Studies No. 80)

Brisbane. 2004. University of Queensland Press. API Network, JAS No. 80, 2004, edited by Elizabeth HARTRICK, Robert HOGG & Sian SUPSKI. VI, 271 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 070223480X
21 articles.
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$20

60013
JAS / APIF
EVERYDAY WONDERS - AUSTRALIAN POPULAR CULTURE (in Journal of Australian Studies No. 58)

Brisbane. 1998. University of Queensland Press. Issue JAS / Australia's Public Intellectual Forum, No. 58, 1998, edited by Richard Nile. (6), 205, (1) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0702231053
19 articles.
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$20

60014
JAS / APIF
WHO WILL LOOK AFTER THE CHILDREN? Steal Away, Hide Away (in Journal of Australian Studies No. 59)

Brisbane. 1998. University of Queensland Press. Issue JAS / Australia's Public Intellectual Forum, No. 59, 1998, edited by Richard Nile. (6), 230, (1) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0702231207
19 articles.
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$20

60018
JAS / APIF
WRITING AUSTRALIA - New Talents 21C (in Journal of Australian Studies No. 63)

Brisbane. 2000. University of Queensland Press. Issue JAS / Australia's Public Intellectual Forum, No. 63, 2000, edited by Ffion Murphy. (10), 212, (1) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0702230863
21 articles: ... Mawson's Hut: emptying Post-Colonial Antarctica. ... Australian Experiences of the Meccan Pilgrimage ...
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$20

48984
JAUSSEN, Tepano
GRAMMAIRE & DICTIONNAIRE DE LA LANGUE TAHITIENNE

Paris. 1969. Musée de l'Homme. 1st edition by Société des Océanistes (publication No 22). 5th edition of the 1886 original, corrected by Mgr Mazé and R.P. H. Coppenrath. (2), 336 PP. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Aérogramme written by Father Patrick O'Reilly to Australian linguist Capell loosely inserted. French and Maohi text. Near fine. 24.7 x 16.
Dictionary Tahitian/French (pages 65 to 152). Dictionary French/Tahitian (pages 153 to 336).
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$90

64060
JOANNOT, Pascale
NEW CALEDONIA: "LAND OF CORAL"

Paris. 2010. Editions Maison de la Nouvelle-Calédonie / Solaris. Catalogue edited by Joël Viratelle. 24 PP with 2 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15.
Catalogue of a travelling exhibition held in 2010, the year of Biodiversity.
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$10

52322
JOURDAN, Christine
PARLONS PIJIN. Histoire sociale et description du Pidgin des Iles Salomon

Paris. 2007. L' Harmattan. 1st Ed., in the Parlons series. (8), 242, (4) PP with 2 maps, 2 tables, 4 diagrams & plans, 12 drawings and 26 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French & Pidgin text. Fine. 21.5 x 13.6. 2296028302
Pidgin of the Solomon Islands: origin, history (blackbirding...), grammar, lexicon...
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$20

35603
JOUVE, Dominique (editor)
ECRIRE A LA CROISEE DES ILES - Otherness in island writing: meeting the Other, understanding the Others

Nouméa & Paris. 1999. Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie & C.O.R.A.I.L. / L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 203 PP with 13 text illustrations. Illustrated card cover. Fine. French and English texts. 21.6 x 13.5. 2738483852
11 papers (5 in French and 6 in English) presented during the 8th seminar held in Nouméa in 1998. Lands of Liberty: Communards in Australia, 1873-74, by Michael Meehan. Affective Territory: writing white guilt and responsibility in 1990s Australia, by Brigitta Olubas. Speaking from Her I-sland: The Singular Parti Pris of Insularity and Ethnicity in the Writing of Déwé Gorodé, by Raylene Ramsay...
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$25

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

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

37125
JULIEN, Jacqueline
LET ME GUIDE YOU IN... NOUMEA

Nouméa. 1999. Editions Grain de Sable. 1st English edition. 234 PP with 26 cartoons and hundreds of b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 19 x 12. 2841700488
... to discover, along the routes, Noumea's history and memory inside out. A good smaller size guide, perfect for the tourist.
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$20

51797
KAKOU, Serge
TAHITI 1904-1921 - Lucien Gauthier, Photographe

Singapore. 2004. Les Editions du Pacifique / Serge Kakou. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 1 colour and 157 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. As new, in shrink wrap. 28 x 25 2878680626
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$100

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

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

52499
KELLUM-OTTINO, Marimari
ARCHEOLOGIE D'UNE VALLEE DES ILES MARQUISES - Evolution des structures de l'habitat à Hane, Ua Huka

Paris. 1971. Musée de l' Homme. 1st Ed., Société des Océanistes, publication No. 26. 192 PP with 4 maps, 10 figures and 18 tables, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photos, and 6 plans (5 folded) at rear of book. Soft cover. Some pages uncut. Business card of R.P. Patrick O'Reilly, Secretary of Société des Océanistes avec les compliments... and dated 21st May 1971, tipped in on half title page. French text. Fine. 24.8 x 16.
Archaeology in the valley of Hane, Island of Ua Huka, Marquesas Islands.
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$120

19876
KERDILES, Chantal
ITINERAIRE POLYNESIEN

Papeete. 1998. Scoop. Reprint of the 1995 original. 317 PP with 3 pages of Reo Ma'ohi terms. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 22.5 x 15. 2909790673
Life in the Tuamotus where the author, a radio journalist who had lost her voice was cured by a Tahitian healer, settled and lived there for 6 years.
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$40

12738
KOBAYASHI, Tadao
LES JAPONAIS EN NOUVELLE CALEDONIE - Histoires des Emigrés Sous Contrat

Nouméa. 1992. Société des Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 1st Ed., translated by Keiko Raulet. S.E.H. publication No. 48. 174 PP, plus 52 pages with 96 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover, dj. French text. Fine. 21 x 14.5.
Japanese indentured labour which started in 1890 and ended with their mass deportation to Australia after Pearl Harbour.
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$30

13108
KOHLER, J. M.
COLONY OR DEMOCRACY, A Political Sociology of New Caledonia

Nouméa. 1987. Les Editions Populaires / Edipop. 22 PP, typescript monograph. Stapled card cover. Very good. 24.8 x 16.
The dilemma of New Caledonia (edited by Michael Spencer, translated by Michael Spencer & Helen de Zubicaray).
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$10

47829
KOHLER, Jean Marie
LE CHRISTIANISME EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE ET AUX ILES LOYAUTE - Présentation Sociologique

Nouméa. 1980. Conférence des Eglises du Pacifique / Centre de Recherche des Eglises du Pacifique / ORSTOM. 1st Ed. (4), 29 PP with 12 figures (including 7 b/w photos) and 4 tables. Soft cover. Near fine. French text. 29.5 x 20.5.
Christianity in New Caledonia and the Loyalty Islands.
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$25

47672
LACABANNE, Sonia
BASE WALLAHS - L' Armée Néo-Zélandaise en Nouvelle-Calédonie 1942-1944, stories of the Units of the Base Organisation, NZEF IP

Nouméa. 2004. Sonia Lacabanne. 1st French edition of the 1946 New Zealand original, translated by Sonia Lacabanne & François Planche. 184 PP with 5 drawings, plus 32 pages with 3 maps and 53 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21 x 15.
Story of the units remaining at the bases of the 3rd N.Z. Division, in New Caledonia, during the Pacific campaign of World War II.
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$35

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

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

11105
LACOURREGE, Gérard
QUI A TUE PIERRE DECLERCQ ? - Qui a tué: DST ? FLNKS ? DECLERCQ ?

Nouméa. 1986. Press Contact. 1st limited edition. 124 PP with b/w photos & facsimiles of many documents. Card cover (lightly soiled). French text. Near fine. 28.5 x 21.
The mysterious and still unexplained murder of a leader for the Independence of New Caledonia. A plausible hypothesis?
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$35

49019
LACOURREGE, Gérard
UNE CONQUETE DU HASARD

Nouméa. 1974. Author / Imprimerie Réunies de Nouméa. Limited edition, hand numbered ((No. 495). Preface by Pierre Maresca. 436 PP with b/w illustrations between pages 373 and 435. Soft cover, dj. French text. Dedicatory note by Gérard Lacourrège on preliminary page. Near fine. Rare. 22 x 15.
Part I - Du havre de Balade à Port de France.
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$75

11163
LACOURREGE, Gérard & ALIBERT, Pierre
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE AU TEMPS DES BAGNES

Paris. 1986. Editions Atlas. 1st Ed. 208 PP with b/w illustrations (photos, paintings & maps). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. French text. Fine. 29.2 x 23. 2731204990
History & daily life of the convict settlement of New Caledonia between 1864 & 1897.
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$60

42976
LACOUTURE, Jean, & BARBIERI, Gian Paolo
TAHITI SYLVAIN

Köln. 2001. Taschen. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w and colour photos. Eps: Hibiscus. Laminated boards, dj. As new. English text, with French translation (pages 145 to 152) and German translation (pages 152 to 159). 3822860530
Splendid photographs of Tahiti, and the other islands of French Polynesia.
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$40

37118
LAFLEUR, Jacques
L' ASSIEGE - Vingt-cinq ans de vie politique, Une histoire partagée avec la Nouvelle-Calédonie

Paris. 2000. Plon. 1st Ed. 273 PP with 2 maps. Pictorial card covers. Light foxing on prelims, o/wise fine. French text. 22.5 x 14. 2259193366
The author was the political leader vehemently opposing any sort of independence for New Caledonia. His views.
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$20

31908
LAL, Brij V.
BROKEN WAVES

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

35601
LAMBERT, Jean-Marie
LA NOUVELLE POLITIQUE INDIGENE EN NOUVELLE CALEDONIE - Le Capitaine Meunier et ses gendarmes 1918-1954

Paris. 1999. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. in Collection Mondes Océaniens, with a preface by Paul de Deckker. 240 PP with 2 maps. Illustrated card cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 273847446
Role of the French Gendarmerie (constabulary force) in New Caledonia and their actions towards the Kanaks.
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$30

64057
LARUE, Pierre
LA DIEPPOISE: une patate de grande classe (in Cols Bleus)

Paris. 1998. Cols Bleus, Hebdomadaire de la Marine et des Arsenaux. Issue No. 2437, 11 & 18 April 1998. 36 PP. Contains article pages 8 to 10 with 7 colour photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
La Diéppoise: minesweeper sunk in 1988 to become a diving site in the lagoon of New Caledonia.
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$10

13510
LAUBREAUX, Alin
LE ROCHER A LA VOILE

Nouméa. 1996. Grain de Sable. Reprint of the 1930 original. 212, (4) PP. Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine.. 21.6 x 13.7. 2841700224
Novel set in New Caledonia during the first quarter of the 20th century. Fate and fortune of a seaman, a free settler, a kanak and a former convict in colonial New Caledonia.
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$50

46570
LAUDON, Paule
MATISSE. Le Voyage en Polynésie

Papeete. 2003. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 212, (4 publications) PP. Pictorial soft cover. As new. French text. 20.5 x 12. 2909790843
Historical novel. The painter Henri Matisse and his voyage of discovery in French Polynesia: Tahiti, pearl diving in the Tuamotus...
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$25

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

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

56967
LAUREY, Nuihau
ENERGIES RENOUVELABLES. Plaidoyer pour une Véritable Politique de l'Energie en Polynésie Française

Papeete. 2009. Au Vent des îles. 1st Ed. 308, (2) PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 21 x 13. 9782915654592
On renewable energy for French Polynesia.
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$55

52311
LAZARD, Gilbert & PELTZER, Louise
STRUCTURE DE LA LANGUE TAHITIENNE

Paris. 2000. Peeters. 1st Ed. No. 15 in Langues et Cultures du Pacifique series (SELAF No. 391). 258 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Text in French and Te Reo Tahiti. Fine. 24 x 16. 2877235386
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$50

11062
LE BORGNE, Jean
GEOGRAPHIE DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE ET DES ILES LOYAUTE

Nouméa. 1959. Ministère de l'Education, de la Jeunesse & des Sports. 1st Ed. 312 PP plus 1 folded physical map of New Caledonia, with b/w illust. (maps, graphs, tables & photos). Pictorial laminated boards. French text. Very good. 24 x 17.5.
The first synthesis of various sciences/studies on New Caledonia: geology, ethnology, history, pedology... published by the Ministry for Education at the time of the first autonomous government of New Caledonia. An excellent book.
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$35

51038
LE BORGNE, Jean
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE 1945-1968. La confiance trahie

Paris. 2005. L'Harmattan. 1st edition, with a preface by Professor Pierre Chaunu. 602 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.2. 2747585638
New Caledonia between 1945 and 1968: towards dissidence and secession.
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$75

63436
LEE, Jiunshyan & COCHRANE, Susan
ACROSS OCEANS AND TIME - Art in the Contemporary Pacific

Kaoshiung. 2007. Kaoshiung Museum of Fine Arts. 1st trilingual edition in "Contemporary Austronesian Art" series, limited to 1000 copies. Prefaces by Chu Chen (Mayor of Kaoshuing City), Chin-chu Wong (Minister of Council for Cultural Affairs), Chih-cheng Wang (Cultural Affairs, Kaoshiung) and Emmanuel Kasarhérou (Agence de Développement de la Culture Kanak). 291, (5) PP with b/w and colour photos. Eps: map on Austronesian colonisation of the Pacific Ocean. Pictorial soft covers. Texts in Chinese, French and English. Fine. 30 x 23. 9789860112016
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$200

32573
LEENHARDT, Raymond H.
AU VENT DE LA GRANDE TERRE - Histoire des Iles Loyalty de 1840 à 1895

Paris. 1957. Encyclopédie d'Outre-Mer. 1st Edition. 208 PP with 2 tables, 6 maps and 13 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Covers rubbed, foxing on outside edges. Dated and signed by the author on top of half title page. Small piece pissing at top left of cover, o/wise a very good clean copy. French text. 22.7 x 14.2.
History of the Loyalty Islands, a dependency of New Caledonia.
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$60

46580
LEFEVRE, Yves
RANGIROA. Sous le Signe du Poisson

Papeete. 2002. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. (4), 328, (2) PP with underwater colour photos. Laminated pictorial boards. French text. Near fine. 33.2 x 23.5. 2909790959
A photo wonderland of this diving paradise.
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$170

44065
LEJEUNE, Paule
LA COMMUNE DE PARIS AU JOUR LE JOUR (18 Mars - 28 Mai 1871)

Paris. 2002. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 115, (3) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747520714
Daily life during the first Communist uprising in Paris (Over 4000 of these communards will be deported to New Caledonia).
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$20

11331
LEMAITRE, Yves
LEXIQUE DU TAHITIEN CONTEMPORAIN. Tahitien-français / Français-tahitien

Paris. 1973. O. R. S. T. O. M. 1st edition, with a preface by A. G. Haudricourt. 202 PP. Hard cover, dj. French/Maohi text. Fine. 22 x 14.
French-Maohi and Maohi-French lexicon.
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$20

11947
LENORMAND, Maurice
MORPHOLOGIE STRUCTURELLE ET FONCTIONNELLE DU SYSTEME PRONOMINAL DE LA LANGUE DE LIFOU, ILES LOYAUTE

Nouméa. Feb. 1976. Société d'Etudes Mélanésiennes. Extract from Issue No.26. (2), 22 PP with 2 tables. Stapled card cover. French text. 23 x 15.5.
Grammatical study of the Drehu language.
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$20

33848
LEVI, Claude (editor)
SPONGES OF THE NEW CALEDONIAN LAGOON

Paris. 1998. Editions de l' Orstom. 1st Ed., No. XXXIII, in Collection Faune et Flore Tropicales. 214 PP with 51 b/w and 126 colour photos by Pierre Laboute, Georges Bargibant & Jean-Louis Menou. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. Oblong: 21.7 x 27.7. 2709913542
The role of sponges in coral reefs. Sponge diversity, distribution and biogeography... most comprehensive.
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$80

32563
LEVY, Robert I.
TAHITIANS - Mind and Experience in the Society Islands

Chicago. 1973. University of Chicago Press. 1st Ed. XXVIII, 547 PP with 4 b/w illustrations by Pierre Heyman and 1 map on double page. Title spread: Tahitian vahine. Green hard cover, gilt title on spine. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Previous owner name at top of FEP. Very good clean copy. 23.5 x 16. 0226476057
The attitudes and experiences concerning children, childhood, marriage, sex, religion, dreams, ...
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$20

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

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

13135
LEXTREYT, Michel & MONNIER, Louis
NUKU-HIVA, Une Ile Haute des Marquises

Papeete. 1996. CTRDP. Reprint. No. 1 in the series Technologies Nouvelles et Géographie des Iles. 39 PP b/w & colour illust. in text plus 12 colour slides at rear. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 22.5 x 18.8 2910607038
On the use of satellites to understand land, soil, & urbanization in the Marquesas islands.
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$30

64023
LONGHURST, Robert & GRANO, Suzanne
EMBARQUEMENT POUR LE QUEENSLAND: DES LOYALTIENS EN TERRE AUSTRALIENNE / ACROSS THE CORAL SEA: LOYALTY ISLANDERS IN QUEENSLAND

Nouméa. 2001. Australian Consulate General / DFAT, Australian Commonwealth Government. New edition, updated for the Exhibition in New Caledonia. Foreword by Sally Mansfield, Australian Consul General in New Caledonia. 36 PP with b/w illustrations (1 facsimile of document and 6 maps). Pictorial soft cover. Text in English and French. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Exhibition on "Loyalty Islanders and blackbirding to Queensland" held in 2001 at: Museum of Tropical Queensland, Townsville - Bibliothèque Bernheim, Nouméa - Musée d' Easo, Lifou. .
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$40

42350
LOTI, Pierre
THE MARRIAGE OF LOTI (Rarahu)

London. 1929. T. Werner Laurie Ltd. Reprint of the 1925 edition, translated by Clara Bell. 217, (5 publications) PP. Fp (in colour): The reef. Cloth cover, title on a vignette on spine. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Light foxing, o/wise a near fine copy. 23 x 15.5.
The love affair between a beautiful island girl & the French naval officer, Julien Marie Viaud.
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$35

33664
LYONS, Martyn
THE TOTEM AND THE TRICOLOUR - A Short History of New Caledonia since 1774

Sydney. 1986. NSW University Press. Paperback edition. XI, 148 PP with 8 maps, 14 photos & 4 graphs. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 21.8 x 13.5. 0868401226
The historical background which lead to the 1984 crisis.
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$15

53694
McKENNA, Tim & DUFAU, Guillaume
TEAHUPOO - Tahiti's Mythic Wave

Vercelli, Italy. 2007. White Star/Au Vent des Iles. 1st English edition. Translated from the French original by Ross and Gillian McKenna, and Denis Lagoeyte. Preface by Jack McCoy. No pagination, 188 PP with 13 b/w and 159 colour photos. Hard cover, title in blind on front cover and spine, dj. As new. Oblong: 24.2 x 34.8.
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$50

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

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

11597
MAILHE, Germaine
DEPORTATION EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE DES COMMUNARDS ET DES REVOLTES DE LA GRANDE KABYLIE (1872-1876)

Paris. 1994. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 424 PP with few b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on top outside edge, o/wise near fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2738427960
In 1871, France and its empire was shaken by the popular uprising in Paris (la Commune) and by the revolts of the Berbers (Kabyles) against French colonial rule in Algeria. Trials, exiles to New Caledonia, ...
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$40

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

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

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

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

48786
MANGERET, R. P.
LA CROIX DANS LES ILES DU PACIFIQUE. Vie de Mgr Bataillon de la Société de Marie, Evêque d' Enos, Premier Vicaire Apostolique de l' Océanie Centrale (1810-1877)

Lyon. 1932. Annales de Marie. 3rd revised edition of the 1884 original. 329, (6) PP with 25 tail pieces, 3 maps, 112 b/w photos, plus 1 folded map at rear of book. Pictorial soft cover slightly soiled. Edges of covers slightly chipped, and foot of spine reinforced. Light foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. French text. 25.4 x 16.5.
Bishop Bataillon, and the beginnings of the Marist missionaries in the South West Pacific.
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$30

52777
MARIOTTI, Jean
LES CONTES DE POINDI

Paris. 1941. Editions Stock, Delamain et Boutelleau. 19th edition. 211 PP with b/w text-drawings (5 tail pieces and 16 on full page) by F. Rojankovsky. Pictorial soft cover, colour illustrations on covers and spine. Covers slightly soiled. Paper ageing with a little foxing. Very good. Scarce. French text. 22 x 14.
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$50

45527
MARIOTTI, Jean
NOUVEAUX CONTES DE POINDI

Nouméa. 2002. Association pour l'édition des oeuvres de Jean Mariotti / Grain de Sable. Reprint of the 1945 edition. Introduction by Mireille Soury-Lavergne, edited and annotated by Bernard Gasser. 190, (2) PP with 25 b/w text-drawings by V. Néchoumoff. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 14. 2841700763
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$35

39996
MARIOTTI, Jean
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Le Livre du Centenaire 1853-1953

Nouméa. 2001. Association pour l'édition des oeuvres de Jean Mariotti / Editions Grain de Sable. Reprint of the 1953 original. Edited and annotated by Bernard Gasser, and with an introduction by Nicolas Kurtovitch. 364 PP with b/w illustrations (engravings, maps & photos) between pages 107 and 252. Illustrated soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 17.8. 2841700682
Book published to commemorate in 1953 the 100 years of French presence in New Caledonia.
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$45

47667
MARIOTTI, Jean
PRISONNIER DU SOLEIL

Nouméa. 2004. Association pour l'édition des oeuvres de Jean Mariotti / Editions Grain de Sable. 1st edition of various texts never published in a book. Introduction by Sylviane Soulard, edited and annotated by Bernard Gasser. 323, (5) PP. Illustrated soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 14. 2841701107
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$35

45529
MARIOTTI, Jean & RICHARD, Roger
TOGHI - Notes Ethnologiques et Pièces Radiophoniques

Nouméa. 2003. Association pour l'édition des oeuvres de Jean Mariotti / Grain de Sable. 1st edition with comments and notes by Jerry Delathière and Bernard Gasser. Introduced by Patrice Godin and Bernard Gasser. 324, (4) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 14. 2841700887
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$35

33203
MATHEWS, Basil
JOHN WILLIAMS THE SHIPBUILDER

London. 1925. The Livingstone Press. Juvenile edition, 4th Impression (31,000), in the Pathfinder series. VI, (2), 298 PP with 1 diagram , 2 drawings and 3 maps, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: He would slip into the Workshop to watch the Smith. Eps: 4 of the ships named after John Williams. Cloth cover. Small tear at top of spine. Some foxing. Very good. 18.5 x 12.5.
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$10

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

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

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

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

11509
MERLO, Jean
LE PROBLEME DES KANAK EN NOUVELLE CALEDONIE

Nouméa. 1986. Les Editions Populaires / Edipop. 1st Ed. (4), 128 PP typescript with 1 table, plus 1 errata page loosely inserted. Soft cover. Very good. French text. 29.6 x 21.
Cultural, economic & social analysis. Land tenure, traditions, customs & identity of the Kanak.
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$25

12676
METAIS, Eliane
AU COMMENCEMENT ETAIT LA TERRE - Réflexion sur un Mythe Canaque d'origine

Talence. 1988. Presses Universitaires de Bordeaux. 1st Ed. 356 PP (8), with 32 figures and 1 map. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. French text. 21 x 13.3. 2867810493
The creation of the world through the myths of Melanesians.
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$35

48510
MICHALSKI, Cédric
L'ASSAUT DE LA GROTTE D'OUVEA. Analyse juridique

Paris. 2004. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 320, (1) PP with 2 facsimile of document and 2 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747564673
Hostage crisis on the atoll of Uvea, Loyalty Islands, in April and May 1988.
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$40

57162
MICHOUTOUCHKINE, Nicolai & PILIOKO, Aloi
CATALOGUE DE L'EXPOSITION ETHNOGRAPHIE ET ART DE L'OCEANIE / CATALOGUE OF THE EXHIBITION ETHNOGRAPHY AND ART OF OCEANIA

Moscow. 1989. Académie des Sciences de l'URSS. 2nd edition (revised and supplemented) by Y. Bromley. 104 PP, plus 88 pages with 31 colour and 101 b/w illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. Dedicatory note on front endpaper dated and signed by Michoutouchkine and Aloi Pilioko. Near fine. Scarce. 29.7 x 22.5.
Exhibition of the foundation, held for the occasion of the 14th Congress of Pacific Sciences, Moscow, 1979. 132 illustrations of the 700 items exhibited.
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$200

63695
MICHOUTOUCHKINE, Nicolaï
1953 - 1983: 30 ANS DE PERIPLES ET D'EXPOSITIONS AUTOUR DU MONDE / 30 YEARS OF TRAVELLING AND EXHIBITIONS AROUND THE WORLD - 1957 - 1982: 25 YEARS IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC

Port-Vila. 1983. Michoutouchkine Pilioko Foundation. April 1983 edition limited to 1000 copies. Foreword by A. G. Sokomanu, President of the Republic of Vanuatu. 44 PP with b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: Esnaar 1963-1983. Soft cover. Dedicatory note inside front cover dated and signed by Nicolaï & Pilioko. Fine. Oblong: 20.7 x 27.2.
Michoutouchkine Pilioko foundation set at Esnaar, Pango, Efate island.
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$65

47189
MILFORD, Jacques
LE PURGATOIRE SANS RETOUR

Nouméa. 1980. Les Editions du Caillou. 1st edition limited to 3000 numbered copies, in the 8 volumes series Le Bagne Calédonien. 328, (6) PP, plus 12 colour plates illustrated by Tatin d'Avesnières and 18 pages with 20 b/w illustrations (post cards photos facsimile of documents). Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt decorated covers, illustration on front board, gilt title on spine. All edges gilt. Fine. 22.5 x 17.2.
Final volume in the series: No. 1947/3000.
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$50

51861
MILLEDROGUES, Lucie, PIGEON, Ségolène & VICENTE, Catherine
TAHITI, Polynésie Française - GEOGUIDE 2007

Paris. 2006. GEOGuide/ Gallimard Loisirs. 1st Ed. 360 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and plans), plus 16 pages with 14 colour photos. Inside front cover: colour map of French Polynesia. Inside back covers: colour map of French Polynesia with 11 insets. Pictorial soft cover. As new. French text. 19 x 11.6. 2742418164
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$30

47176
MILLET, Michel
1878 CARNETS DE CAMPAGNE EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE

Toulouse. 2004. Anacharsis. 1st edition introduced and presented by Alban Bensa. 144 PP with 1 Map, 1 portrait and the facsimile of the first page of manuscript. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 20 x 12.5.
Diary of a French gunner sent to New Caledonia to quell the 1878 insurgency by the Kanaks led by Ataï. Diary preceded by a 4 page note of this Kanak uprising as kept and told by Kanaks.
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$30

64135
MILLOT, Philippe & Chorale Mélodia
HYMNE DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE

Nouméa. 2013. Gouvernement de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. Folder (3 folds) containing a 15 page booklet with 12 colour photos, and a Compact Disc with 8 tracks. Preface by Harold Martin and introduction by Jean-Pierre Cabée. Pictorial covers. French text. Fine. Oblong: 12.7 x 14.2.
National Anthem for New Caledonia.
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$15

47192
MIMANDE, Paul
CRIMINOPOLIS

Nouméa. 1980. Les Editions du Caillou. 1st edition limited to 3000 copies, in the 8 volume series Le Bagne Calédonien. 260, (8) PP, plus 12 colour plates illustrated by Henri Crocq. Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt decorated covers, illustration on front board, gilt title on spine. All edges gilt. Fine. 22.5 x 17.2.
No. 1947/3000.
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$50

63535
MINING
KONIAMBO NICKEL SAS (in Mines, Hors Série)

Nouméa. 2013. Mines / Recto/Verso. Special Issue, April 2013. Edited by Ali AIT-YAHIA & Laurent CARRIER. 32 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Opening of KNS: Mining at Koniambo and Metallurgy at Vavouto, Northern Province, New Caledonia.
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$25

63537
MINING
LES METIERS DE LA MINE (in Mines, Hors Série)

Nouméa. 2011. Mines / Recto/Verso. Special Issue, December 2011. Edited by Fabrice BERTRAND-PENICHOU & Sylvie AUCORDIER. 44 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Trade and Business related to the mining industry in New Caledonia.
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$25

63539
MINING
MINES - Actualités du Secteur Minier et de l' Energie de la Nouvelle-Calédonie - No. 45

Nouméa. 2008. Mines / Recto/Verso. No. 45, Novembre/Decembre 208. Edited by Sylvie AUCORDIER. 44 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$20

63536
MINING
MINES - Actualités du Secteur Minier et de l' Energie de la Nouvelle-Calédonie - No. 70

Nouméa. 2013. Mines / Recto/Verso. No. 70, May/June 2013. Edited by Ali AIT-YAHIA & Laurent CARRIER. 32 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Round up of technologies at the 3 Nickel plants: SLN at Thio and Nouméa, Vale / Goro Nickel at Gora and Xtrata / KNS at Vavouto. ... 10 April 2013, first pouring of nickel metal at Vavouto, Northern Province, New Caledonia.
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$20

63540
MINING
MINES - Actualités du Secteur Minier et de l'Energie de la Nouvelle-Calédonie - No. 42

Nouméa. 2008. Mines / Recto/Verso. No. 42, May 2008. Edited by Sylvie AUCORDIER. 40 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$20

63541
MINING
MINES - Actualités du Secteur Minier et de l'Energie de la Nouvelle-Calédonie - No. 60

Nouméa. 2011. Mines / agence Recto/Verso. No. 60, June 2011. Edited by Fabrice BETRAND-PENICHOU & Sylvie AUCORDIER. 32 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$20

63542
MINING
MINES - Bulletin d'Information du Secteur Minier de la Nouvelle-Calédonie - No. 15

Nouméa. 2002. Mines / agence Recto/Verso. No. 15, May 2002. Edited by Sylvie AUCORDIER & Erik DUFOUR. 44 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$20

63543
MINING
MINES - Bulletin d'Information du Secteur Minier de la Nouvelle-Calédonie - No. 23

Nouméa. 2004. Mines / agence Recto/Verso. No. 23, July 2004. Edited by Sylvie AUCORDIER & Erik DUFOUR. 36 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$20

63538
MINING
NOUVELLE LEGISLATION ET REGLEMENTATION MINIERE (in Mines, Actualités du Secteur Minier et de l' Energie de la Nouvelle-Calédonie - No. 48)

Nouméa. 2009. Mines / Recto/Verso. No. 48, May/June 2009. Edited by Sylvie AUCORDIER. 52 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Special part on the New Rules and Regulations for the mining industry
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$25

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

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

50663
MOKADDEM, Hamid
CE SOUFFLE VENU DES ANCETRES... L' Oeuvre politique de Jean-Marie Tjibaou (1936-1989)

Nouméa. 2005. Editions Expressions / Province Nord. 1st Ed. 412 PP. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2951937121
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$50

52316
MOKADDEM, Hamid
KANAKY ET / OU NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE

Marseille. 2005. La courte échelle / Editions transit. 1st Ed. 25, (5) PP. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 19 x 11. 2951934653
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$30

35604
MOKADDEM, Hamid
L'ECHEC SCOLAIRE CALEDONIEN

Paris. 1999. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. in Collection Mondes Océaniens, with a preface by Paul de Deckker. 167 PP with 1 table and 4 graphs. Card cover. Near fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738480632
Attempts to improve the relations between the different ethnic and cultural groups (Kanaks and Europeans).
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$25

47188
MONCELON, Léon
LE BAGNE ET LA COLONISATION PENALE A LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, par un témoin oculaire

Nouméa. 1980. Les Editions du Caillou. 1st edition limited to 3000 copies, in the 8 volumes series Le Bagne Calédonien. 290, (6) PP, plus 12 colour plates illustrated by Vermande. Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt decorated covers, illustration on front board, gilt title on spine. All edges gilt. Fine. 22.5 x 17.2.
No. 1947 / 3000
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$50

49291
MONFAT, Le P. A.
DIX ANNEES EN MELANESIE. Etude Historique et Religieuse

Lyon. 1925. Librairie Catholique Emmanuel Vitte. 3rd edition. 302 PP with 2 b/w plates, plus 1 folded map (Solomon Islands). Fp: Portrait of Mgr. Jean-Baptiste Epalle. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper around outside edges. French text. Near fine. 25.5 x 16.5.
Solomon Islands. New Caledonia.
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$40

51776
MORRISON, James
JOURNAL DE JAMES MORRISON, Second Maitre à bord de la Bounty

Papeete. 2003. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. New edition of the 1981 original translated from the English by Bertrand Jaunez. Note by Rolf du Rietz, and Introduction by Owen Rutter. XXIII, 200, (4) PP. Fp: Baie de Matavai, à Tahiti in 1961. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.6 x 14.8.
Account of the voyage followed by the mutiny of the Bounty by one of the participants. He remained in Tahiti and was captured by H.M.S. Pandora...
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$40

52145
MORVAN, Dominique & ROULEAU, Hinarai
MARCHE DE PAPEETE - The Market of Papeete - Te Matete no Papeete

Papeete. 2006. Editions le Motu. 1st Ed., in Univers Polynésiens series. No pagination, 60 pages with over 70 colour photos by Hinarai Rouleau. Laminated pictorial boards. Text in French, English and Reo Ma'ohi. Fine. Oblong: 13.5 x 18.5. 2915105308
The traditional or colonial houses of Tahiti.
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$30

11133
MOSER, René
LES ILES LOYAUTE, Nouvelle Calédonie

Paris. c. 1979. Editions Delroise. 1st Ed. 177 PP with colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj (one closed tear). Lower edge of covers soiled, upper edge of dust jacket rubbed. Very good. French text with English translation (P.168-177) of text & legends of photos. 27.8 x 21.5.
A photographic voyage through the Loyalty Islands.
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$40

48529
MOUCHENIK, Yoram
L'ENFANT VULNERABLE. Psychothérapie transculturelle en pays Kanak (Nouvelle-Calédonie)

Paris. 2004. La Pensée Sauvage. 1st Ed., with 2 prefaces by Marie Rose Moro and Alban Bensa. 256 PP with 1 map and 10 drawings. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 14. 2859191917
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$35

42929
MOUSSET, Paul
MOURIR EN HOMME (Kia Mate Toa)

Paris. 1949. Editions Bernard Grasset. 1st Ed. 291 PP. Pictorial (Mount Otemanu) soft cover. Covers with small chips. Envoi de l'auteur (signed dedicatory note by author) on half title page. Very good condition. Scarce. French text. 19.5 x 14.3.
Novel set in the years preceding WWII, on the fictitious Island of Raiapiti (Raiatea / Maupiti), Society Island. In memoriam of Andre Ropiteau, killed at Toul on 20th June 1940 during the German invasion of France. Kia mate toa: to die as a man.
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$40

13261
MRANTZ, Maxine
HAWAIIAN MONARCHY, The Romantic Years

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

56286
MU-LIEPMANN, Véronique & MILLEDROGUES, Lucie
SCULPTURE: Des Oeuvres Anciennes aux Créations Contemporaines

Papeete. 2008. Au Vent des îles. 1st edition in collection Arts et Artisanat de Polynésie Française. (2), 217, (1) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial boards, dj. French text. As new. 30.2 x 24.2. 978215654448
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$50

51808
MURIE, Norbert
OCTAVE MORILLOT, Peintre de la Polynésie (1878-1931)

Paris. 2005. ACR Edition. 1st Ed. Preface by Sandy W. Winkler. 312 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (including 214 of his drawings and paintings, 10 covers of books, and 1 First Day Cover envelope/stamp issued in 1992). Hard cover, dj. French text. Fine. 28.4 x 26. 2867701732
Joined the French Navy in 1896. Sailed to Tahiti and Nouméa on the Durance (ship doctor was Victor Segalen). Left the Navy in 1905 to return to Tahiti, where he settled in 1908.
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$120

44055
MURIE, Yves
L'ENFANT DE LA VIERGE ROUGE

Paris. 2002. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in Collection Roman Historique. 288, (2) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747524884
Historical novel: the meetings of Victor Hugo and Louise Michel, leader of the Commune de Paris and nicknamed the Red Virgin before her exile to New Caledonia.
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$30

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

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

64138
MWA VEE
ART ET IDENTITE (in Mwà Véé, Revue culturelle Kanak, No. 81)

Nouméa. 2013. ADCK - Centre Culturel Tjibaou. Issue, No. 81, July-Sept 2013. Edited by Emmanuel Tjibaou & Gérard Del Rio. 72 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 4 pages on the Exhibition "Je Suis Noir" with colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 33 x 24.
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$20

64139
MWA VEE
SEXUALITE EN OCEANIE (in Mwà Véé, Revue culturelle Kanak, No. 82 -83)

Nouméa. 2014. ADCK - Centre Culturel Tjibaou. Issue, No. 88/83, January 2014. Edited by Emmanuel Tjibaou & Gérard Del Rio. 72 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 4 pages on the Exhibition "Ko Névâ 2013" with colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 33 x 24.
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$20

64079
N/A
ART TRIBAL 06 - Supplément "Parcours des Mondes"

Paris. 2004. Art Tribal / Arts Traditionnels d'Afrique, d'Asie, d'Océanie, et des Amériques. Supplement to issue No. 06, of Art Tribal (Autumn 2004). 24 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21 1660368006
On the world of "Art Galleries" dealing with Tribal Art and Artifacts, when 59 Art Galleries from 9 countries exhibited in Paris.
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$10

12714
N/A
FROM NEW CALEDONIA TO KANAKY - Report on a Visit by Australian NGOs, August 1990

Canberra. 1990. Australian Council for Overseas Aid. 1st Ed., Development Dossier No.26. (4), 67 PP with 9 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 0909831483
Background of political parties, the FLNKS, Australia's interest and involvement, future development, Kanak independence, ..
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$10

46707
N/A
GEOECONOMIE - No.27 - LES GRANDS ENJEUX STRATEGIQUES DU PACIFIQUE

Paris. 2003. Géoéconomie. Issue No. 27, Autumn 2003. 184, (8) PP. Edited by J.F. DAGUZAN & Pascal LOROT. Contains articles from P. 5 to 139 PP with 2 tables and 6 maps. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 15.5.
8 papers - Australia, France and the future of the South Pacific, by William N. Fisher (Australian Ambassador in France)...
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$30

14970
N/A
MARQUISES

Papeete. 1996. Ed. Polyèdre Culture. 1st Ed. 298 PP on superior paper, with b/w illust. (plans, photos, maps, drawings) in text, plus 10 pages with 21 colour photos, XXVIII, plus a double-page map of French Polynesia. Texts by Association des Historiens et Géographes de Polynésie Française and the CTRDP. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 29.5 x 21. 291060702X
Published to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the discovery of the Marquesas by the Spanish explorer Alvaro de Mendana. Twenty-nine papers by historians and geographers of French Polynesia. Includes sections on the legends and literature, discovery of the islands, colonisation, and present day life in the Marquesas.
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$75

63767
N/A
TAHITI AND HER ISLANDS - Polynesian Paradise: your Ultimate Honeymoon Destination (in Bride to Be)

Sydney. 2005. B2B / Bride to Be. Article pulled out of magazine: Page 195 - 218 with colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 30 x 22.5.
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$5

32639
NAEPELS, Michel
HISTOIRES DE TERRES KANAKES - Conflits fonciers et rapports sociaux dans la région de Houaïlou (Nouvelle-Calédonie)

Paris. 1998. Editions Belin. 1st Ed. 380 PP with 2 tables and 4 maps. Card cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 270112364X
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$50

43932
NARDI, Pierre
PEAUX D'BANANES ou les Tribulations d'un Agriculteur à Tahiti

Moorea. 2002. Author. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 2 facsimile of documents and 16 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.2 x 15. 2907776185
Souvenirs: Joined the French Navy in 1946, Indochina, French settlement of Mahé on Indian coast. Return in France in 1950. Moved to Tahiti in 1951... Farmer on Tahiti and Moorea.
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$25

51032
NAVIS, Christian
MYSTERIEUSES CIVILISATIONS DU PACIFIQUE

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

64159
NEW CALEDONIA
MADE IN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, No. 29

Nouméa. 2013. Fédération des Industries de Nouvelle-Calédonie. Issue No. 29, December 2013. Edited by Martine LAGNEAU-DASSENOY & Charlotte ANTOINE. 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (cartoons, photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Economy, Development ... Training.
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$25

64019
NEW CALEDONIA
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE ET DEPENDANCES - NOUVELLES HEBRIDES

Paris. 1946. Ministère de la France d' Outre-Mer / Agence des Colonies. 1946 edition. 13, (3) PP with 4 maps (Wallis, Futuna, Nouvelle-Calédonie & Nouvelles Hébrides). Soft cover. Ageing of paper and occasional foxing.. Very good. French text. 27 x 21.
1st official publication following the end of World War II. New Caledonia - Wallis & Futuna - New Hebrides.
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$30

64054
NEW CALEDONIA
PROVINCE SUD - Rapport d' Activité 2012

Nouméa. 2013. Province Sud, Nouvelle-Calédonie. 1st Ed. Editorial by Cynthia Ligeard & Frédéric Garcia. 56 PP with colour illustrations (1 organization chart, graphs, photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Annual report for 2012.
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$20

13157
NEW CALEDONIAN GOVT
L'ECONOMIE DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE EN 1957

Nouméa. 1958. Secteur des Finances des Affaires Economiques et du Plan. 1st Ed. 176 PP with graphs and tables plus folded plates (maps & graphs). Bound copy, with 1 stamp of the Library General Assembly New Zealand. French text. Very good. 27.5 x 20.8.
The economy of New Caledonia for the year 1957. Mines, agriculture, cattle, fishing, forestry...
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$30

64055
NICKEL
LE NICKEL EN 2013 (in Votre Economie - Hors Série)

Nouméa. 2013. Les Nouvelles Caledoniennes. Special Issue, June 2013. Edited by Yann Mainget & Xavier Serre. 100 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Nickel: mining, environment, metallurgy ... in New Caledonia.
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$25

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

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

54832
OLLIVAUD, François & VANMAI, Jean
FIN KALOLO: Chansons et Histoires de chez les nous z'autes...

Nouméa. 2007. Editions de L'Océanie. 1st Ed., with a preface by Bernard Berger. 153, (5) PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 15.
Short stories and songs of New Caledonia with Caldoche humour.
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$35

44903
O'REILLY, P. & LARACY, H. M.
BIBLIOGRAPHIE DES OUVRAGES PUBLIES PAR LES MISSIONS MARISTES DES ILES SALOMON, et en particulier par les presses missionnaires de Visale, Honiara, Banony Bay et Tsiroge

Paris. 1972. Musée de l' Homme. 1st edition limited to 300 copies. Publication No. 29 of Société des Océanistes. 68 PP with facsimile of the title page of Na Mamare Na Lotu Katolika of 1905, plus 3 plates with 8 b/w photos. Soft cover. Some pages still uncut. Near fine. 25 x 16.5.
Bibliography of books published by the Marists Missionaries in the Solomon Islands.
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$40

13427
O'REILLY, Patrick
LA VIE A TAHITI AU TEMPS DE LA REINE POMARE

Paris. 1975. Société des Océanistes / Les Editions du Pacifique. 1st Ed., Société des Océanistes Publication No. 37. 240 PP (uncut). Card cover, dj. Fine. French text. 25 x 16.2. 2857000561
The daily life on the island of Tahiti, at the time of Queen Pomare. The Queen, the inhabitants (Indians or Kanaks), local assembly, the whalers, traders, various Christian denominations,.. intellectual life style ...
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$70

11667
O'REILLY, Patrick
TAHITI - LA VIE DE CHAQUE JOUR

Paris. 1982. N.E.L. 1st Ed. 325 PP with 1 map of Tahiti and 1 sketch-drawing. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. French text. 19 x 14. 2723301451
Daily life: religion, politics, tourism, science, etc..
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$30

42157
ORLIAC, Catherine
FARE ET HABITAT A TAHITI

Marseille. 2000. Editions Parenthèses / Ch. Gleizal Editeur. 1st Ed., in Colection Architectures Traditionnelles. 142 PP with drawings by Christian Seignobos, b/w and colour illustrations (engravings, paintings, photographs). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 24.5. 2913486029
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$50

48099
ORSTOM
RAPPORT D' ACTIVITE 1974-1976

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

52500
OTTINO, P. & DE BERGH, M. -N.
HAKAO'HOKA: Etude d'une Vallée Marquisienne

Papeete. 1990. Editions de l' ORSTOM. 1st Ed. (5), 103 PP with 27 figures (10 b/w photos). Soft cover. French text. Near fine. 29.3 x 21. 2709910039
Island of Ua Pou, Marquesas Islands.
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$35

51040
OUENNOUGHI, Mélica
LES DEPORTES MAGHREBINS EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE ET LA CULTURE DU PALMIER DATTIER (1864 à nos jours)

Paris. 2005. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in Histoire et Perspectives Méditerranéennes. Preface by Pierre-Philippe Rey. 374, (6) PP with maps & plans, and b/w illustrations (facsimiles of documents, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.2. 274759601X
Arabs and Berber convicts from North Africa in New Caledonia and the Mediterranean date palm.
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$50

11588
OZANNE-RIVIERRE, Françoise
TEXTES NEMI (Nouvelle Calédonie) - Volume 1: Kavatch et Tendo

Paris. 1979. SELAF. 1st Ed. 316 PP with 1 map. Pict. soft cover. Small browned patch on bottom right corner, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 2852970317
The Némi language with its two forms: the archaic language of Témala and the more advanced of the Hienghène area.
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$40

34664
PACIFIC
NOTICIAS DE GALAPAGOS (3 Newsletters)

Paris. 1963 & 1964. Noticias de Galapagos / Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galapagos Islands. Issues No. 1 of July 1963, No. 2 of December 1963 and No. 3 of July 1964. No. 1: 19 PP, plus 2 b/w photos. No. 2: 21 PP, plus 1 b/w photo. No. 3: 21 PP, plus 1 b/w photo. Card cover. Near fine. French, English and Spanish texts. 26.6 x 21.
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$45

64050
PACIFIC ISLANDS COMMISSION
MAP - THE PACIFIC ISLANDS / LES ILES DU PACIFIQUE

Canberra. 1997. Pacific Islands Commission / Commission des Iles du Pacifique. Folded maps (in colour) - Recto: Pacific Islands from Ducie Island (Pitcairn) to the Bonin and Daito Islands (Japan) with the 26 National Flags. Verso: 2 colour photos, 23 maps of Island Nations, dependencies or territories with 12 insets. Poster size: 72 x 100. Folded size: 24 x 12.5.
A joint publication of AusAID and the Pacific Islands Commission to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Commission.
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$20

63208
PACIFIC ISLANDS STUDY GROUP
PITCAIRN LOG - Vol. 29 (Nos 114 to 117)

Greenville, Me., USA. 2002. Pitcairn Islands Study Group. Volume 29, No. 1 (January - March 2002) to No. 4 (October - December 2002). Edited by Dr. Everett L. PARKER. 4 issues (Nos. 114 to 117) for a total of 96 pages with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine set. 21.7 x 14.
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$15

63209
PACIFIC ISLANDS STUDY GROUP
PITCAIRN LOG - Vol. 31 (Nos 122 to 125)

Greenville, Me., USA. 2004. Pitcairn Islands Study Group. Volume 31, No. 1 (January - March 2004) to No. 4 (October - December 2004). Edited by Dr. Everett L. PARKER. 4 issues (Nos. 122 to 125) for a total of 96 pages with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (in colour). Fine set. 21.7 x 14.
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$15

63210
PACIFIC ISLANDS STUDY GROUP
PITCAIRN LOG - Vol. 32 (Nos 126 to 129)

Greenville, Me., USA. 2005. Pitcairn Islands Study Group. Volume 32, No. 1 (January - March 2005) to No. 4 (October - December 2005). Edited by Dr. Everett L. PARKER. 4 issues (Nos. 122 to 125) for a total of 96 pages with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (in colour). Fine set. 21.7 x 14.
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$15

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

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

63851
PACIFIC TRAVEL
ALTITUDE, No. 94 - Aircalin Inflight Magazine

Nouméa. 2010. Aircalin / Air Calédonie International. No. 94, November-December 2010. Edited by Jean-Michel MASSON. 172 PP with colour photos. Text in French and English (with Japanese extracts). Fine. 27 x 21.
Bougna, the taste of tradition, by Caroline Idoux. Queenstown, Alpine Adventure Capital, by Pierre Larue. The charms of Tahiti, by Christian Grondin.
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$15

11303
PANOFF, Michel
LA TERRE ET L'ORGANISATION SOCIALE EN POLYNESIE

Paris. 1970. Payot. 1st Ed. 286 PP (uncut) with maps, graphs & tables. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. French text. 22.5 x 14.
Ethnographic & economic survey on some French-speaking Polynesian islands. 1st part: Various islands of French Polynesia: Rurutu, Tubuai, Moorea, Tahaa. 2nd part: Futuna Island. Third part: Land and Power.
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$40

12597
PANOFF, Michel
TAHITI METISSE

Paris. 1989. Editions Denoël. 1st Ed. 296 PP with 3 maps in text & 7 pages of chronological events plus 20 pages with 38 b/w photos & illust. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. French text. 23 x 15. 2207236404
How, in two centuries, the Tahitian society evolved with intermarriage (métissage) following contacts with anglo-saxons, seamen, mutineers, missionaries, and the Chinese imported as cheap labour and who now hold the financial purse strings...
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$30

63393
PANTZ, Pierre-Alain
NOUVELLE CALEDONIE A CIEL OUVERT / NEW CALEDONIA THE OPEN SKY

Nouméa. 2002. Editions Solaris. 1st Ed. 134 PP with colour ilustrations (1 map and 132 photos). Laminated pictorial boards. French and English text. Fine. 31 x 24.5. 2950722547
Pictorial souvenir of New Caledonia.
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$30

35905
PANTZ, Pierre-Alain & TRICON, Isabelle
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - L'Ile Passion

Nouméa. 1991. Editions Solaris. 1st Ed., in Collection des Alizés. 144 PP with colour plates. Eps: Turquoise sea of the lagoon. Hard cover, dj. Presentation plate by the Mayor of Nouméa. Fine. French text. Oblong: 22.3 x 28.5.
Pictorial souvenir of New Caledonia.
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$30

60235
PARFIT, Michael
HOTSPOT: ISLANDS OF THE PACIFIC [in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 203, No.3]

Washington. 2003. N.G.S. March 2003. 132 PP. Contains article from P. 106 to 125 with 1 map (with 3 inserts) and 18 colour photos by Tim Laman. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.
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$5

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

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

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

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

38922
PAYRI, Claude, N'YEURT, Antoine de R., & OREMPULLER, Joël
ALGUES DE POLYNESIE FRANCAISE / ALGAE OF FRENCH POLYNESIA

Papeete. 2000. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. (4), 320 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff cover. As new. French and English text. 22 x 15.5. 2909790827
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$80

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

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

42846
PELTZER, Louise
CHRONOLOGIE DES EVENEMENTS: Politiques, Sociaux et Culturels de Tahiti et des archipels de la Polynesie Française

Papeete. 2002. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 220, (4) PP with 1 graph and 2 facsimile of Documents. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 22.5 x 14.5. 2909790975
Chronology of events in Tahiti and French Polynesia.
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$30

52279
PELTZER, Louise (editor)
LEGENDES TAHITIENNES

Paris. 1985. Fleuve et Flamme / Conseil International de la Langue Française. 1st bilingual edition. (4), 188 PP with 1 map on double page and 9 b/w illustrations by Pascal Durand. Pictorial soft cover. Text in French and Reo Maohi. Fine. 18 x 13.5. 2853191524
1 prayer and 8 legends.
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$15

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

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

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

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

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

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

33053
PERRON, Henri
CALEDONIE SUR PAROLE - A l'écoute de Parawi Reybas et des autres...

Nouméa. 1998. Grain de Sable. 1st Ed. 304 PP. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 14. 28417002429
New Caledonia explained and presented by some principal characters of Kanak origin. Auguste Parawi Reybas, Mayor of Houailou and Vice President of the New Caledonia Parliament. Maurice Nénou, school teacher and Member at the National Assembly of France...
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$30

48514
PETEUIL, Marie-Françoise
LES EVADES DE L'ILE DE PAQUES. Loin du Chili, vers Tahiti (1944-1958)

Paris. 2004. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 270, (1) PP with 1 drawing, 3 maps and 28 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747570592
Escape of Easter Islanders to Tahiti, fleeing isolation and the Chilean military oppression.
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$25

11682
PETRON, Marcel C.
DE PORT DE FRANCE A NOUMEA

Nouméa. 1991. Présence du Passé. Limited edit of 300 copies. 94 PP with b/w illust. Pict. card cover. Near fine. French text. 23.6 x 18.7.
Study on the first buildings: military, civil or penitentiary administration or religious, plus a history of Nouméa.
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$35

11943
PICARD, Gilbert
L'AFFAIRE D'OUVEA

Monaco. 1988. Edit. du Rocher. 1st Ed. 152 PP. Pict. soft cover. Fine. French text. 22.5 x 14. 2268007049
In April/May 1988, at the time of the French Presidential elections and the Territorial elections, the opposition between the Right's Prime Minister (Matignon) and the Socialist President (l'Elysée) influenced the handling of the Affaire d'Ouvéa.
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$20

34562
PICARD, Michel
L'ARCHIPEL NEO-CALEDONIEN - 300 millions d'années pour assembler les pièces d'un puzzle géologique

Nouméa. 1999. C.D.P. 1st Ed. 102 PP with maps, plans, sketches and 81 colour photos. Title page: Poule de Hienghène. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 27.8 x 19.7. 2913090230
Geological structure of New Caledonia and its islands.
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$65

56584
PIETRI, Vananga Raymond
PAPE'ETE DE JADIS ET NAGUERES (in Bulletin de la S. E. O., No. 305-306)

Papeete. 2006. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 305-306, January/April 2006. 208 PP with 2 tables and 14 b/w illustrations (1 facsimile of a document and 13 photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 15.
Special issue on Papeete, Capital of Tahiti. From Wilks Harbour of Reverend Crook in 1818 to 1990 (centenary of the city).
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$35

11912
PINELLI, J.D. & GOURMEL, G. (Editors)
NOUVELLES-CALEDONIES ....D'AVANT 1914

Paris. 1992. Association Pacifique. 1st Ed. Volume No. 3 in the Collection Pacifique. Foreword by Louis Le Pensec. 176 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 2908668025
The diversity of cultures which make up New Caledonia. The addition to the original Kanak culture of traditions from different horizons: French, Polynesian, Indonesian, Vietnamese ...
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$60

63721
PISCGB
THE PACIFIC ISLANDS STUDY CIRCLE OF GREAT BRITAIN - Membership List July 1994

London. 1994. Pacific Islands Study Circle of Great Britain. 1st July 1994 editon. Edited by J. RAY. No pagination, 40 PP. Soft cover, illustrated front. Fine. 21 x 14.5.
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$5

63783
PISCGB
PACIFICA - Vol. XXIV (Nos. 94 to 97)

Solihull, UK. 1986. Pacific Islands Study Circle of Great Britain. Quarterly Journal. Volume XXIV, No. 94 (January 1986) to No. 97 (October 1986). 4 issues. Edited by John Jackson. 88 PP with b/w illustrations, plus XX pages "P.I.S.C. Newsletter". Pictorial soft cover. 2 punch holes for ring binder close to the spine. Fine set. 21 x 14.5.
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$15

63784
PISCGB
PACIFICA - Vol. XXV (Nos. 98 to 101)

Solihull, UK. 1987. Pacific Islands Study Circle of Great Britain. Quarterly Journal. Volume XXV, No. 98 (January 1987) to No. 101 (October 1987). 4 issues. Edited by John Jackson. 72 PP with b/w illustrations, plus XX pages "P.I.S.C. Newsletter". Pictorial soft cover. 2 punch holes for ring binder close to the spine. Fine set. 21 x 14.5.
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$15

63791
PISCGB
PACIFICA - Vol. 32 (Nos. 126 to 129)

Solihull, UK. 1994. Pacific Islands Study Circle of Great Britain. Quarterly Journal. Volume 32, No. 126 (January 1994) to No. 129 (October 1994). 4 issues. Edited by Bryan Jones. 160 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. 2 punch holes for ring binder close to the spine. Fine set. 21 x 14.5.
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$15

63782
PISCGB
PACIFICA - Vol. XXIII (Nos. 90 to 93)

Solihull, UK. 1985. Pacific Islands Study Circle of Great Britain. Quarterly Journal. Volume XXIII, No. 90 (January 1985) to No. 93 (October 1985). 4 issues. Edited by John Jackson. 120 PP with b/w illustrations, plus XX pages "P.I.S.C. Newsletter". Pictorial soft cover. 2 punch holes for ring binder close to the spine. Fine set. 21 x 14.5.
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$15

63788
PISCGB
PACIFICA - Vol. XXIX (Nos. 114 to 117)

Solihull, UK. 1991. Pacific Islands Study Circle of Great Britain. Quarterly Journal. Volume XXIX, No. 114 (January 1991) to No. 117 (October 1991). 4 issues. Edited by Bryan Jones. 160 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. 2 punch holes for ring binder close to the spine. Fine set. 21 x 14.5.
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$15

63785
PISCGB
PACIFICA - Vol. XXVI (Nos. 102 to 105)

Solihull, UK. 1988. Pacific Islands Study Circle of Great Britain. Quarterly Journal. Volume XXVI, No. 102 (January 1988) to No. 105 (October 1988). 4 issues. Edited by John Jackson & Bryan Jones. 104 PP with b/w illustrations, plus XX pages "P.I.S.C. Newsletter". Pictorial soft cover. 2 punch holes for ring binder close to the spine. Fine set. 21 x 14.5.
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$15

63786
PISCGB
PACIFICA - Vol. XXVII (Nos. 106 to 109)

Solihull, UK. 1989. Pacific Islands Study Circle of Great Britain. Quarterly Journal. Volume XXVII, No. 106 (January 1989) to No. 109 (October 1989). 4 issues. Edited by Bryan Jones. 104 PP with b/w illustrations, plus XVI pages "P.I.S.C. Society News". Pictorial soft cover. 2 punch holes for ring binder close to the spine. Fine set. 21 x 14.5.
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$15

63787
PISCGB
PACIFICA - Vol. XXVIII (Nos. 110 to 113)

Solihull, UK. 1990. Pacific Islands Study Circle of Great Britain. Quarterly Journal. Volume XXVIII, No. 110 (January 1990) to No. 113 (October 1990). 4 issues. Edited by Bryan Jones. 160 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. 2 punch holes for ring binder close to the spine. Fine set. 21 x 14.5.
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$15

63789
PISCGB
PACIFICA - Vol. XXX (Nos. 118 to 121)

Solihull, UK. 1992. Pacific Islands Study Circle of Great Britain. Quarterly Journal. Volume XXX, No. 118 (January 1992) to No. 121 (October 1992). 4 issues. Edited by Bryan Jones. 160 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. 2 punch holes for ring binder close to the spine. Fine set. 21 x 14.5.
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$15

63790
PISCGB
PACIFICA - Vol. 31 (Nos. 122 to 125)

Solihull, UK. 1993. Pacific Islands Study Circle of Great Britain. Quarterly Journal. Volume 31, No. 122 (January 1993) to No. 125 (October 1993). 4 issues. Edited by Bryan Jones. 160 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. 2 punch holes for ring binder close to the spine. Fine set. 21 x 14.5.
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$15

63792
PISCGB
PACIFICA - Vol. 33 (Nos. 130 to 133)

Solihull, UK. 1995. Pacific Islands Study Circle of Great Britain. Quarterly Journal. Volume 33, No. 130 (January 1995) to No. 133 (October 1995). 4 issues. Edited by Bryan Jones. 168 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. 2 punch holes for ring binder close to the spine. Fine set. 21 x 14.5.
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$15

63793
PISCGB
PACIFICA - Vol. 34 (Nos. 134 to 137)

Solihull, UK. 1996. Pacific Islands Study Circle of Great Britain. Quarterly Journal. Volume 34, No. 134 (January 1996) to No. 137 (October 1996). 4 issues. Edited by Bryan Jones. 176 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine set. 21 x 14.5.
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$15

63795
PISCGB
PACIFICA (Quarterly journal of the Pacific Islands Study Circle) - Vol. 36 (Nos. 142 to 145)

Solihull, UK. 1998. Pacific Islands Study Circle. Quarterly Journal. Volume 36, No. 142 (January 1998) to No. 145 (October 1998). 4 issues. Edited by Bryan Jones. 192 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine set. 21 x 14.5.
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$15

63796
PISCGB
PACIFICA (Quarterly journal of the Pacific Islands Study Circle) - Vol. 37 (Nos. 146 to 149)

Solihull, UK. 1999. Pacific Islands Study Circle. Quarterly Journal. Volume 37, No. 146 (January 1999) to No. 149 (October 1999). 4 issues. Edited by Bryan Jones. 192 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine set. 21 x 14.5.
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$15

63797
PISCGB
PACIFICA (Quarterly journal of the Pacific Islands Study Circle) - Vol. 38 (Nos. 150 to 153)

Solihull, UK. 2000. Pacific Islands Study Circle. Quarterly Journal. Volume 38, No. 150 (January 2000) to No. 153 (October 2000). 4 issues. Edited by Bryan Jones. 192 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine set. 21 x 14.5.
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$15

63798
PISCGB
PACIFICA (Quarterly journal of the Pacific Islands Study Circle) - Vol. 39 (Nos. 154 to 157)

Solihull, UK. 2001. Pacific Islands Study Circle. Quarterly Journal. Volume 39, No. 154 (January 2001) to No. 157 (October 2001). 4 issues. Edited by Bryan Jones. 196 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine set. 21 x 14.5.
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$15

63799
PISCGB
PACIFICA (Quarterly journal of the Pacific Islands Study Circle) - Vol. 40 (Nos. 158 to 161)

Solihull, UK. 2002. Pacific Islands Study Circle. Quarterly Journal. Volume 40, No. 158 (January 2002) to No. 161 (October 2002). 4 issues. Edited by Bryan Jones. 212 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine set. 21 x 14.5.
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$15

63800
PISCGB
PACIFICA (Quarterly journal of the Pacific Islands Study Circle) - Vol. 41 (Nos. 162 to 165)

Solihull, UK. 2003. Pacific Islands Study Circle. Quarterly Journal. Volume 41, No. 162 (January 2003) to No. 165 (October 2003). 4 issues. Edited by Bryan Jones. 204 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine set. 21 x 14.5.
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$15

63801
PISCGB
PACIFICA (Quarterly journal of the Pacific Islands Study Circle) - Vol. 42 (Nos. 166 to 169)

Solihull, UK. 2004. Pacific Islands Study Circle. Quarterly Journal. Volume 42, No. 166 (January 2004) to No. 169 (October 2004). 4 issues. Edited by Bryan Jones. 192 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine set. 21 x 14.5.
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$15

63802
PISCGB
PACIFICA (Quarterly journal of the Pacific Islands Study Circle) - Vol. 43 (Nos. 170 to 173)

Solihull, UK. 2005. Pacific Islands Study Circle. Quarterly Journal. Volume 43, No. 170 (January 2005) to No. 173 (October 2005). 4 issues. Edited by Bryan Jones. 192 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine set. 21 x 14.5.
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$15

63794
PISCGB
PACIFICA (Quarterly journal of the Pacific Islands Study Circle of Great Britain) - Vol. 35 (Nos. 138 to 141)

Solihull, UK. 1997. Pacific Islands Study Circle of Great Britain. Quarterly Journal. Volume 35, No. 138 (January 1997) to No. 141 (October 1997). 4 issues. Edited by Bryan Jones. 187 PP with b/w illustrations. N.B.: 2 consecutive pages numbered 149. Pictorial soft cover. Fine set. 21 x 14.5.
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$15

13351
PISIER, Georges
BIBLIOGRAPHIE DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE 1955-1982

Nouméa. 1983. S.E.H. 1st edition limited to 1250 copies. Publication No. 34, Société d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. (2), 350 PP with few tail-pieces. Card cover. French text. Near fine. 27 x 18.
A complement to the Bibliographie de la Nouvelle-Calédonie of P. O'Reilly which went up to 1954.
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$45

12022
PISIER, Georges
KOUNIE OU L' ILE DES PINS

Nouméa. 1985. S.E.H. Reprint of the 1972 original. Publication No. 1, Société d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 390 PP with 15 figures, plus 1 folded map & 56 pages with 113 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. French text. 27 x 17.5.
The history of the Isle of Pines from its discovery to the 1970's.
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$40

12742
PISIER, Georges (editor)
LA DECOUVERTE DE LA NOUVELLE - CALEDONIE, Septembre 1774

Nouméa. 1991. S.E.H. Publication No. 5. Reprint of the 1974 original. 196 PP with 6 figures in text & 32 pages with 45 photos of paintings, drawings, maps & documents. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 26.5 x 18.
The discovery of New Caledonia in Sept. 1774 by Capt. James Cook, translated and annotated by the editor.
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$35

13436
PISIER, Georges (editor)
LE TEMOIGNAGE DE TA'UNGA, ou la Nouvelle-Caledonie vue par un Teacher Polynesien avant l'Implantation Européenne

Nouméa. 1980. S.E.H. 1st Ed. Publication No. 25, Société d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 153, (3) PP with 6 maps and 18 b/w illustrations (engravings & photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. 21 x 15.
Extracts from the Works of Ta'unga edited by S.G & Marjorie Crocombe in 1968. A Polynesian teacher from the London Mission Society in the south of New Caledonia in the early 1840's, and his notes.
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$20

63765
PITCAIRN
PITCAIRN ISLANDS STUDY GROUP UK

London. 2001. PISG UK June 2001 brochure. No pagination, 12 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine.
PSIG UK, affiliated to the PISG in the USA. Contains a 5 pages article: "The first Bligh on Pitcairn", by Maurice Bligh.
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$5

63803
PITCAIRN
THE UK LOG (Magazine of the Pitcairn Islands Study Group, UK) - Number 24

London. 2002. PISG UK No. 24, July 2002. Edited by David Ransom. 44 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (with colour photos). Fine. 21 x 14.5.
The voyage of the "Swallow" (1766-1769), and the discovery of Pitcairn Island, by Jeff Thomas.
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$10

63804
PITCAIRN
THE UK LOG (Magazine of the Pitcairn Islands Study Group, UK) - Number 25

London. 2003. PISG UK No. 25, January 2003. Edited by David Ransom. 40 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Breadfruit). Fine. 21 x 14.5.
Cook's "Bounty" men (part 1), by Jeff Thomas. Breadfruit scrapbook.
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$10

63805
PITCAIRN
THE UK LOG (Magazine of the Pitcairn Islands Study Group, UK) - Number 26

London. 2003. PISG UK. No. 26, July 2003. Edited by David Ransom. 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Burning of the Bounty). Fine. 21 x 14.5.
Cook's "Bounty" men (part 2), by Jeff Thomas. Burning of the Bounty, by Jeff Thomas.
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$10

63806
PITCAIRN
THE UK LOG (Magazine of the Pitcairn Islands Study Group, UK) - Number 27

London. 2004. PISG UK No. 27, January 2004. Edited by David Ransom. 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (H.M.S. Bounty replica under sail). Fine. 21 x 14.5.
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$10

63807
PITCAIRN
THE UK LOG (Magazine of the Pitcairn Islands Study Group, UK) - Number 28

London. 2004. PISG UK No. 28, July 2004. Edited by David Ransom. 28 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (model of H.M.S. Bounty, by Maurice Allward). Fine. 21 x 14.5.
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$10

63808
PITCAIRN
THE UK LOG (Magazine of the Pitcairn Islands Study Group, UK) - Number 29

London. 2005. PISG UK No. 29, January 2005. Edited by David Ransom. 28 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5.
Eric W. Were, the traces of his Pitcairn photographs, by Volkmar Schmid.
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$10

63809
PITCAIRN
THE UK LOG (Magazine of the Pitcairn Islands Study Group, UK) - Number 30

London. 2005. PISG UK No. 30, July 2005. Edited by David Ransom. 28 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5.
Eighth wonder of the world - Panama Canal, by Jeff Thomas.
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$10

37210
PITOISET, Anne
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Horizons Pacifiques

Paris. 1999. Editions Autrement. 1st Ed. No. 114 in Collection Monde - HS series. 283, (5) PP with 1 map, 4 comic strips and 32 b/w photos, plus 1 music Compact Disk . Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24.8 x 17. 2862609072
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$35

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

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

11890
POMEL, Robert
L'INVITATION TAHITIENNE

Paris. 1961. Nouvelles Editions Latines. 1st Ed. 190 PP with drawings by the author. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 19.2 x 14.
Voyage in the 1950's discovering the soul of the Tahitian people and the islands of French Polynesia.
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$20

52149
PONGA, Réséda
MEYEMO

Nouméa. 2004. Editions Grain de Sable / Ngan Jila, Centre Culturel Tjibaou. 1st Ed. No pagination, 28 PP with colour illustrations by Laurence Lagabrielle. French and A'jië text. 21 minutes CD in rear pocket. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 24.7 x 22.5. 9782909407340
Kanak tale in French and A'jië (one of the 28 languages of New Caledonia).
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$35

34371
POPE, Elizabeth C.
NEW CALEDONIA, THE CORAL-RINGED ISLAND (in Australian Natural History, Vol. XIV, No.2, 1962)

Sydney. 1962. Australian Museum. March 1962. Contains article from P.3 to 11 with 10 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.2 x 18.4.
World's second longest barrier reef, besides the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Queensland.
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$20

64115
POTEU DE LA MORANDIERE, F.
PARLONS DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Solidarité avec nos Camarades de Nouvelle-Calédonie (in La Voix du Combattant , No. 1502)

Paris. 1985. La Voix du Combattant / La Voix du Djebel - Flamme. Issue No. 1502, February 1985. 24 PP. Article on page 5. Pictorial front cover. French text. Fine. 29.3 x 21.2.
Returned Servicemen and New Caledonia, after the political turmoil at the end of 1984.
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$10

50989
PRINCE, Jan
SUNDAY IN TAHITI / ISLAND IN THE SUN: NEW CALEDONIA (in SPAN)

Sydney. 1982. Southern Pacific Hotel Corporation. Volume 2, No. 1. 50 PP. Contains article between P. 21 and 27 with 11 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.3 x 21.5.
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$10

64056
PROVINCE SUD
HORIZON SUD, Le Magazine de la Province Sud No. 20

Nouméa. 2013. Province Sud, Nouvelle-Calédonie. No. 20 (June - July - August 2013). 48 PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.3 x 21.
Quarterly magazine No.20 - Special issue: Convention RAMSAR and New Caledonia.
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$5

64124
PROVINCE SUD
HORIZON SUD, Le Magazine de la Province Sud No. 21

Nouméa. 2013. Province Sud, Nouvelle-Calédonie. No. 21 (Sept - Oct - Nov 2013). 48 PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.3 x 21.
Quarterly magazine No.: 21
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$5

63581
PROVINCE SUD
UNE PROVINCE EN ACTION - 2009-2014

Nouméa. 2013. Province Sud, Nouvelle-Calédonie. 1st Ed. Foreword by Cynthia Ligeard. 44 PP with colour illustrations (graphs, photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. Oblong: 21 x 29.7.
The 5 year plan for the Southern Province of New Caledonia.
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$20

48513
PUAUX, Pierre (editor)
HISTOIRE DE LA NOUVELLE-SYCOMANIE PENDANT LA DERNIERE GUERRE MONDIALE

Paris. 2004. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 240 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747576000
Satirical history of New Caledonia during World War II. The author: Frank Puaux (father of the editor) was a diplomat in Australia in 1937, joined the Free French after the defeat of France, and was sent to New Caledonia until 1943.
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$30

33449
PUTIGNY, Bob
TAHITI AND ITS ISLANDS

Papeete. 1972. Editions du Pacifique. 1st English edition. 128 PP with colour illustrations (maps and photos). Cloth cover, dj. Very good. 21 x 17.
The Society Islands and the other groups which make up French Polynesia.
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$10

43804
QUANCHI, Max
JACARANDA ATLAS OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

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

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

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

63865
QUANCHI, Max & SHEKLETON, Max
DISORDERLY CATEGORIES IN PICTURE POSTCARDS FROM COLONIAL PAPUA AND NEW GUINEA (in History of Photography: Volume 25, Number 4)

London. 2001. History of Photography / Taylor and Francis. Extract from: Vol. 25, No. 4, Winter 2001. 315-333 PP with 2 tables and 14 b/w photos. Plastic cover, clear front, spiral bound. Fine. 30 x 21.
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$15

64250
Queensland Art Gallery & Museum
THE TORRES STRAIT ISLANDS

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

47941
RADIGUET, Max
LES DERNIERS SAUVAGES - La Vie et les Moeurs aux Iles Marquises (1842-1859)

Paris. 1929. Editions Duchartre & Van Buggenhoudt. Reprint of the 1860 original. Foreword by Jean Dorsenne. (4), X, (2), 242 PP, plus 16 b/w plates (illustrations by the author). Soft cover. Top corner of FFEP clipped. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. French text. Scarce. 21 x 15.5.
Life and customs in the Marquesas Islands, between the Protectorate of 1842 and the Annexation of 1880.
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$60

46573
RAIOAOA, Tavae & DUROY, Lionel
SI LOIN DU MONDE

Paris. 2003. Ohéditions. 1st Ed. 177 PP, plus 8 pages with 1 coloured map on double page, 1 facsimile of a letter, 3 b/w and 15 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. A little light foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2915056064
Narrative of a fisherman from Faaa, Tahiti, who drifted for 118 days (15 march to 10 July 2002) and reached Aitutaki in the Cook Islands.
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$20

11763
RALUY, Antonio
LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE

Paris. 1990. Karthala. 1st Ed. 288 PP with 3 maps in text plus 16 pages with 36 b/w photos. Pict. card cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2865372596
History of New Caledonia since the first contacts with explorers.
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$20

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

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

42117
RANSON, Gilbert
MISSIONS DANS LE PACIFIQUE - Récifs Coralliens, Huitres Perlières

Paris. 1962. Editions Paul Lechevalier. 1st Ed. VIII, 100 PP with 9 figures, plus 62 pages (47 plates) with 80 b/w photos. Fp: Hikueru, the lagoon. Cloth cover, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. French text. Scarce. 23 x 18.5.
Study of coral, mother of pearl and pearls, in the lagoon of Hikueru, Tuamotu Islands, and later on at Nha Trang, Viet Nam and in Japan.
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$100

63909
RAPADZI, Albert, TROUILLOT, Raymond & TRUBERT, Dr. E.
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE 1853-1953 - LES FETES DU CENTENAIRE

Paris. 1954. Comité du Centenaire. 1st edition by Fréderic Dilhon. 92 PP with head and tail pieces by Michel Lablais, and b/w photos. Soft pictorial cover a little rubbed around edges. French text. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 27 x 21.
This album was published to commemorate the official ceremonies and events of September 1953 celebrating 100 years of French presence in New Caledonia.
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$100

32623
RAU, Eric
INSTITUTIONS ET COUTUMES CANAQUES

Paris. 1944. Larose. 1st edition with a foreword by René Maunier. 199 PP, plus 6 plates with 24 b/w illustrations (6 photos and 18 from paintings by M.P. Mascart). Pictorial soft cover. Small closed tear affecting lower part of front cover and 8 first leaves. Pages still uncut with light browning around edges. Very good clean copy. Scarce first edition. French text. 24 x 15.5.
History of New Caledonia. Kanaks (inhabitants). Society and Tribe (governing, justice, war...). Life with the Tribe...
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$100

48535
RAUCAZ, Mgr L.-M.
VINGT-CINQ ANNEES D' APOSTOLAT AUX ILES SALOMON MERIDIONALES (1898-1923)

Lyon & Paris. 1925. Librairie Catholique Emmanuel Vitte. 1st Ed. 259, (3) PP with 6 maps and 82 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Slight foxing. Near fine. French text. 25.3 x 16.5.
Spread of the gospel and the Catholic religion on the southern Solomon Islands of Rua Sura, Guadalcanal, San Cristobal and Malaita
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$45

59465
RAVUVU, Asesela (editor)
TOVOLEA

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

19546
REGNAULT, Jean-Marc
DES PARTIS ET DES HOMMES EN POLYNESIE FRANCAISE, tome I: Here Ai'a, Ia Mana Te Nuna'a, Tireo, Tavini Huira'atira

Papeete. 1995. Haere Po No Tahiti. 1st Ed. 198 PP with a few tables and figures in text. Pict. card cover. Fine. French text. 25.4 x 18.8. 2904171391
Four political parties from French Polynesia which could be classed as Leftist or Socialist, and a study of their leaders.
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$25

47653
REGNAULT, Jean-Marc
TAUI (= changement). Oscar Temaru - Gaston Flosse, LE POUVOIR CONFISQUE

Papeete. 2004. Les Editions de Tahiti. 1st Ed. 184, (2) PP with 1 map and 4 tables. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 12.3. 2907776274
Legislative and Presidential elections of May 2004 in French Polynesia, to the change of allegiance in early October 2004 and the demonstration march of 16th October, 2004.
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$20

46614
REGNAULT, Jean-Marc (editor)
FRANCOIS MITTERAND ET LES TERRITOIRES FRANCAIS DU PACIFIQUE (1981-1988) - Mutations, drames et recompositions, enjeux internationaux et franco-français

Paris. 2003. Les Indes Savantes. 1st Ed. 584 PP with 1 facsimile of a letter, 6 graphs, 8 tables, 3 maps and 4 cartoons. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 17. 2846540446
51 papers.
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$40

63844
RICHARDS, Rhys
HEAD HUNTERS BLACK AND WHITE: Three Collectors in the Western Solomon Islands 1893 to 1914

Wellington. 2012. Paremata Press. 1st Ed. 266 PP with b/w illustrations (1 facsimile of documents, 2 drawings, 6 maps and 64 photos) and 18 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. New. 22 x 15.8. 97804732267974
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$55

47243
RIGO, Bernard
ALTERITE POLYNESIENNE, ou les métamorphoses de l'espace-temps

Paris. 2004. CNRS Editions. 1st. Ed., in CNRS Communication series. 350 PP with 3 figures. Pictorial soft cover. Small crease on lower corner of back cover, o/wise fine. French text. 22.5 x 15. 2271062101
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$45

49243
RIGO, Bernard
LIEUX-DITS D'UN MALENTENDU CULTUREL, Analyse Anthropologique et Philosophique du Discours Occidental sur l'Altérité Polynésienne

Papeete. 2003. Au Vent Des Iles. 2nd edition of the 1997 original. 238 PP with 5 illustrations by Jacques Boullaire and 8 pages of glossary. Pictorial card cover. Fne. French text. 22.5 x 15. 2909790428
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$30

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

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

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

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

45496
ROBINEAU, Claude
LES ILES MYSTERIEUSES - Paysages et Problèmes de Sociétés Paysannes: Comores - Congo - Madagascar - Polynésie

Abbeville, France. 2000. F. Paillart. 1st Ed. 198, (2) PP with 17 maps and plans (2 of them in colour), plus 4 plates in colour. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 27.4 x 18.
Rural societies in Madagascar, the Comoros Islands, in Congo and on the Island of Moorea, French Polynesia.
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$50

48500
ROCHEFORT, Henri
RETOUR DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - DE NOUMEA EN EUROPE

Paris. c. 1877. Ancienne Librairie Martinon. 1st Ed. (IV), 363, V-XXIV PP with 200 b/w illustrations depicting 700 subjects, plus 3 b/w plates (De Nouméa en Europe, View of New York, taken from Hoboken, and Le Rocher de Ball). Vignette on title page. Quarter bound, papered boards, raised bands and gilt title on spine. The top corner of front board with a crack has been reinforced. Occasional light foxing, o/wise an excellent copy. Scarce. French text. 27.6 x 19.
Leader of the Communards (communists) deported as a political prisoner to New Caledonia. Escape from the convict settement of Ducos, on board the P.C.E.. Arrival in Newcastle 27th March 1874... Return to Europe via the United States.
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$250

33137
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. Fine. French text. 24.8 x 16.
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$30

32964
ROZIER, Claude
L'EGLISE SUR LE CAILLOU AVANT LES COMMUNARDS

Nouméa. 1997. Editions Ile de Lumière. 1st Ed. 424 PP with 2 maps and 2 portraits, plus 16 pages index inserted at end of book. Pictorial card cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21 x 14.2. 2912429005
First steps of the Christian faith in New Caledonia, before the arrival of the Communards (political convicts with communist tendancy transported after the 1871 upheaval in Paris).
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$40

33403
RYAN, Paddy
FIJI'S NATURAL HERITAGE

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

11841
SABATIER, Ernest
SOUS L'EQUATEUR DU PACIFIQUE, Les Iles Gilbert et la Mission Catholique 1888-1938

Paris. 1939. Editions Dillen. 1st Ed. 292 PP with 7 maps, plus 22 pages with 115 b/w photos & 1 folded map of Gilbert, Ellice, Nauru & other islands at rear of book. Soft cover. Covers lightly soiled. Slight ageing of paper. Some pages roughly opened. Still a very good copy. French text. 25.2 x 17.
Description including geography, flora & fauna, myths & beliefs, navigation, outriggers, fishing, history. The arrival of the Catholic church and its spread throughout the archipelago.
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$45

52917
SALAUN, Marie
L'ECOLE INDIGENE. Nouvelle-Calédonie 1885-1945

Rennes. 2005. Presses Universitaires de Rennes. 1st Ed. 280 PP with 1 map on double page, 4 graphs, tables and 2 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 15.5 2753501394
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$30

47204
SAQUET, Jean-Louis
L'AVIATION A TAHITI

Papeete. 2004. Polymages. 1st Ed. 152 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (photos and drawings by J.-L. Saquet and Jean-Paul Rossignol). Pictorial laminated boards. A little light foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 31 x 22.6. 2952058601
Starting with the first flight in September 1925 of Vought UO 1, US Navy hydroplanes based on the cruisers Richmond and Trenton during a call in the Marquesas...
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$100

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

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

11747
SATINEAU, Maurice
LE MIROIR DE NOUMEA - La Classe Politique Française Face à la Crise Calédonienne

Paris. 1987. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 80 PP. Soft cover. French text, but first 3 pages are in English (The Noumea Mirror: French political class facing the Caledonian crisis). Near fine. 21.4 x 13.5. 2858029474
A study of the joint implications at the time of the crisis in New Caledonia when France (1984/85) was in economic crisis and unpredictable political leadership.
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$15

47244
SAURA, Bruno
LA SOCIETE TAHITIENNE AU MIROIR D' ISRAËL. Un peuple en métaphore

Paris. 2004. CNRS Editions. 1st Ed., in CNRS Ethnologie series. 302, (2) PP with 1 map of French Polynesia and 2 figures. Illustrated soft cover. Small crease on lower corner of back cover. Near fine. 24 x 17. 2271062187
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$45

21748
SAURA, Bruno
POUVANAA A OOPA, Père de la Culture Politique Tahitienne

Papeete. 1997. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 475 PP, plus 10 pages with 24 bw photos. Pictorial soft cover. Text in French and Ma'ohi. Fine. 22 x 14. 2909790622
Biography of the father of Tahitian nationalism and of the political culture of French Polynesia.
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$25

43927
SAURA, Bruno
TINITO - La communauté chinoise de Tahiti: installation, structuration, intégration

Papeete. 2002. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 404, (4 publications) PP with 4 tables and 4 b/w photos. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 22.8 c 14.5. 2909790991
The Chinese community in French Polynesia.
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$50

35898
SCEMLA, Jean-Jo
LES CAHIERS MORILLOT, ou la vie très exotique du boucher Poncelet

Paris. 1999. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in the Mondes Océaniens series. 176 PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.6 x 13.3. 2738483968
Life and study of the Oscar Morillot, a friend of Victor Segalen, painter of French Polynesia, through a biography written by an admirer (butcher by trade).
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$20

63981
SCHMIDT, Jacqueline
EXPOSITION - BOIS ET PIERRES DE CALEDONIE

Nouméa. 1978. Syndicat d'Initiative de Nouméa. Catalogue of the exhibition, with a foreword by A. Ferre. 20 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 15.
Wood / Stones: carving and sculpture.
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$20

33271
SCHUTZ, Albert J. (editor)
THE DIARIES AND CORRESPONDENCE OF DAVID CARGILL, 1832-1843

Canberra. 1977. ANU Press. 1st Ed., No. 19 in the Pacific History series. XVI, 255 PP with 3 maps. Fp: The Reverend David Cargill. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0708107192
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$20

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

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

42417
SEGAL, Gerald
RETHINKING THE PACIFIC

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

13169
S.E.H.
MELANESIENS D'AUJOURD'HUI - La Société Mélanésienne dans le Monde Moderne - No.11

Nouméa. 1976. Société d'Etudes Historiques. 1st Ed. 67 PP. Publication No.11. Card cover a little faded around edges, o/wise near fine. French text. 27.2 x 18.
The Kanak society in the modern world: the land, the family, from ancestral obligation to individual behaviour sexuality, tribal socialism...
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$30

63279
S.E.H.
SOCIETE D'ETUDES HISTORIQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - BULLETINS: 134, 135, 136 & 137 - 2003

Nouméa. 2003. Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. No. 134 (1st term 2003), ... No. 137 (4th term 2003). 4 issues for a total of 400 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Very good. 27.5 x 17.5.
No. 136: First World War in the Pacific, by Sylvette Boubin-Boyer. No. 137: Febvrier des Pointes and New Caledonia.
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$50

63281
S.E.H.
SOCIETE D'ETUDES HISTORIQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - BULLETINS: 142, 143, 144 & 145 - 2005

Nouméa. 2005. Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. No. 142 (1st term 2005), ... No. 145 (4th term 2005). 4 issues for a total of 400 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Very good. 27.5 x 17.5.
No. 144: Jules Verne and Oceania.
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$50

63383
S.E.H.
SOCIETE D'ETUDES HISTORIQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - BULLETINS: 146, 147, 148 & 149 - 2006

Nouméa. 2006. Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. No. 146 (1st term 2006), ... No. 149 (4th term 2006). Edited by Gabriel VALET. 4 issues for a total of 400 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Very good. 27.5 x 17.5.
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$50

63384
S.E.H.
SOCIETE D'ETUDES HISTORIQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - BULLETINS: 150, 151, 152 & 153 - 2007

Nouméa. 2007. Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. No. 150 (1st term 2007), ... No. 153 (4th term 2007). Edited by Gabriel VALET. 4 issues for a total of 400 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Very good. 27.5 x 17.5.
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$50

63385
S.E.H.
SOCIETE D'ETUDES HISTORIQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - BULLETINS: 154, 155, 156 & 157 - 2008

Nouméa. 2008. Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. No. 154 (1st term 2008), ... No. 157 (4th term 2008). Edited by Gabriel VALET. 4 issues for a total of 404 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Very good. 27.5 x 17.5.
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$50

63386
S.E.H.
SOCIETE D'ETUDES HISTORIQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - BULLETINS: 158, 159, 160 & 161 - 2009

Nouméa. 2009. Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. No. 158 (1st term 2009), ... No. 161 (4th term 2009). Edited by Gabriel VALET. 4 issues for a total of 400 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Very good. 27.5 x 17.5.
No. 158: La passerelle Marguerite, un modèle de pont Gisclard, by Jerry Delathière. Sur l'ilot Konienne, by Wilfred G. Burchett.
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$50

63387
S.E.H.
SOCIETE D'ETUDES HISTORIQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - BULLETINS: 162, 163, 164 & 165 - 2010

Nouméa. 2010. Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. No. 162 (1st term 2010), ... No. 165 (4th term 2010). Edited by Gabriel VALET. 4 issues for a total of 400 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Very good. 27.5 x 17.5.
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$50

63388
S.E.H.
SOCIETE D'ETUDES HISTORIQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - BULLETINS: 166, 167, 168 & 169 - 2011

Nouméa. 2011. Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. No. 166 (1st term 2011), ... No. 169 (4th term 2011). Edited by Gabriel VALET. 4 issues for a total of 400 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Very good. 27.5 x 17.5.
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63389
S.E.H.
SOCIETE D'ETUDES HISTORIQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - BULLETINS: 170, 171, 172 & 173 - 2012

Nouméa. 2012. Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. No. 170 (1st term 2012), ... No. 173 (4th term 2012). Edited by Gabriel VALET. 4 issues for a total of 402 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Very good. 27.5 x 17.5.
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42572
SENES, Jacqueline
LA VIE QUOTIDIENNE EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE DE 1850 A NOS JOURS

Paris. 1997. Hachette. Reprint of the 1985 original. 364 PP with 2 maps. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 20 x 13. 2010212584
A history of New Caledonia: settlement, mining, problems..
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$25

13173
SENES, Jacqueline
TERRE VIOLENTE

Paris. 1993. Hachette. Reprint of the 1987 edition. 364 PP. Pictorial card cover. Very good. French text. 24 x 15. 2010209893
Novel - Saga of three generations of settlers in New Caledonia.
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$30

46124
SEURAT, Léon-Gaston
L.-G. SEURAT, UN NATURALISTE EN OCEANIE 1902-1905 (in Bulletin de la Société des Etudes Océaniennes)

Papeete. 2003. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. Nos. 296/297, February / June 2003. 320 PP with b/w illustrations. Illustrated soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 14.8.
A French naturalist from Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris, studying the flora and fauna of French Polynesia starting in the Gambiers, 1902, Tuamotus in 1903...
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11771
SEURIN, J.L. & COUTAU-BEGARIE, H.
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE: Les Antipodes de la Démocratie

Paris. 1986. Lieu Commun. 1st Ed. 222 PP with 2 graphs, tables & 6 maps. Pict. soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2867050618
Following a brief history of the settlement, a thorough study of events leading to the civil unrest of the mid-1980's.
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$30

63994
SHINEBERG, Dorothy
LA MAIN D'OEUVRE NEO-HEBRIDAISE EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE 1865 - 1929

Nouméa. 1993. Author Roneotyped paper. 13 PP (recto only). Contained in platic folder, clear front. French text. Very good. 31 x 23.5
Paper read in Nouméa on 13 July 1993.
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$25

47065
SHINEBERG, Dorothy
LA MAIN-D'OEUVRE NEO-HEBRIDAISE EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE 1865-1930

Nouméa. 2003. Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 1st French edition, No. 61 in Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. Translated by Béatrice Atherton from the 1999 US original The People Trade: Pacific Island Laborers and New Caledonia, 1865-1930 published by University of Hawai'i Press. 440 PP with 3 maps, 4 tables, 5 figures and 34 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 16.
Blackbirding, and indentured labour from the New Hebrides.
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12766
SHINTANI, T. L. A. & PAITA, Yvonne
DICTIONNAIRE ET GRAMMAIRE DE LA LANGUE DE PAÏTA

Nouméa. 1990. S.E.H. Reprint of the 1987 original. Publication No. 43 & 44, Société d'Etudes Historiques de Nouvelle-Calédonie. 252 PP (Dictionary), 114 PP (Grammar). Card cover. Fine. French and Nraa Drùbea text. 27.5 x 18.
Dictionary and grammar of the Nraa Drùbea language spoken near Nouméa.
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$80

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

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

47680
SIN CHAN, Ernest
IDENTITE HAKKA A TAHITI. Histoire, rites et logiques (tome 1)

Papeete. 2004. Editions Te Ite. 1st Ed. 374, (2) PP with 9 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 14. 295187944X
Origins of the Hakka, Chinese settlers in Tahiti.
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48944
SIN CHAN, Ernest
IDENTITE HAKKA A TAHITI. Rupture, Désordres et Fabrication (tome 2)

Papeete. 2005. Editions Te Ite. 1st Ed. 496 PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 14. 2951879474
Hakka, Chinese settlers in Tahiti.
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39142
SINCLAIR, Marjorie
NAHI'ENA'ENA SACRED DAUGHTER OF HAWAI'I

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

55421
SMITH, Albert C.
FIJIAN PLANT STUDIES

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

63471
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - 1982 (218, 219, 220 & 221)

Papeete. 1982. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 218 (Volume XVIII, No.7), March 1982 to No. 221 (Vol. XVIII, No. 10), December 1982. Edited by Paul Moortgat, President. 4 issues for a total of 244 pages. 1003- 1246 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover. French text (some texts in Reo Mao'hi). Fine. 22 x 14.8.
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$40

63472
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - 1983 (222, 223, 224 & 225)

Papeete. 1983. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 222 (Volume XVIII, No.11), March 1983 to No. 225 (Vol. XIX, No. 2), December 1983. Edited by Paul Moortgat, President. 4 issues for a total of 222 pages. 1247- 1478 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover. French text (occasional text in Reo Mao'hi). Fine. 22 x 14.8.
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$40

63473
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - 1984 (226, 227, 228 & 229)

Papeete. 1984. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 226 (Volume XIX, No.3), March 1984 to No. 229 (Vol. XIX, No. 6), December 1984. Edited by Paul Moortgat, President. 4 issues for a total of 282 pages. 1479- 1760 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover. French text (occasional text in Reo Mao'hi). Fine. 22 x 14.8.
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$40

63474
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - 1985 (230, 231, 232 & 233)

Papeete. 1985. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 230 (Volume XIX, No.7), March 1985 to No. 233 (Vol. XIX, No. 10), December 1985. Edited by Paul Moortgat, President. 4 issues for a total of 482 pages. 1761-1840, VIII, 264, 79, 51 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover. French text (occasional text in Reo Mao'hi). Fine. 22 x 14.8.
No. 231 (Vol. XIX, No. 8): Special isuue on French Polynesia 1885 to 1985. No. 232 (Vol XIX, No. 9): Special issue on Mururoa Atoll (1767-1864) edited by Christian Beslu.
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$50

63475
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - 1986 (234, 235, 236 & 237)

Papeete. 1986. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 234 (Volume XIX, No.11), March 1986 to No. 237 (Vol. XX, No. 2), December 1986. Edited by Paul Moortgat, President. 4 issues for a total of 254 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover. French text (occasional text in Reo Mao'hi). Fine. 22 x 14.8.
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$40

63476
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - 1987 (238, 239 / 240, 241)

Papeete. 1987. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 238 (Volume XX, No.3), March 1987 to No. 241 (Vol. XX, No. 6), December 1987. Edited by Paul Moortgat, President. 4 issues for a total of 270 PP with b/w and occasional colour illustrations. Soft cover. French text (occasional text in Reo Mao'hi). Fine. 22 x 14.8.
Nos. 239 / 240: on "Genealogies" in Polynesia at large and French Polynesia, edited by Mai Arii, de l'Académie Tahitienne.
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$45

63477
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - 1988 (242, 243, 244, 245)

Papeete. 1988. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 242 (Volume XX, No.7), March 1988 to No. 245 (Vol. XX, No. 10), December 1988. Edited by Paul Moortgat, President. 4 issues for a total of 284 PP with b/w and occasional colour illustrations. Soft cover. French text (occasional text in Reo Mao'hi). Fine. 22 x 14.8.
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$40

63478
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - 1990 (249 - 250, 251 - 252)

Papeete. 1990. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 249-250 (Volume XXI, No.2), March - June 1990 to No. 251-252 (Vol. XXI, No. 30), September - December 1990. Edited by Paul Moortgat, President. 4 issues for a total of 216 PP with b/w and occasional colour illustrations. Soft cover. French text (occasional text in Reo Mao'hi). Fine. 22 x 14.8.
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$40

63479
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - 1991 (253, 254 - 255)

Papeete. 1991. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 253 (Volume XXI, No.4), March 1991 to No. 254-255 (Vol. XXI, No. 5 & 6), June - December 1991. Edited by Paul Moortgat, President. 3 issues for a total of 244 PP with b/w and occasional colour illustrations. Soft cover. French text (occasional text in Reo Mao'hi). Fine. 22 x 14.8.
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$40

63480
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - 1992 & 1993 (256 - 257, 258 - 259, 260)

Papeete. 1992, 1993. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 256-257 (Volume XXI, Nos. 7 & 8), March-October 1992 to No. 260 (Vol. XXI, No. 12), April-October 1993. Edited by Paul Moortgat, President. 5 issues for a total of 322 PP with b/w and occasional colour illustrations. Soft cover. French text (occasional text in Reo Mao'hi). Fine. 22 x 14.8.
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$40

63481
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - 1994 (261 - 262, 263 - 264)

Papeete. 1994. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 261-262, March-June 1994 to No. 263-264, July-September 1994. Edited by Paul Moortgat, President. 4 issues for a total of 240 PP with b/w and occasional colour illustrations. Soft cover. French text (occasional text in Reo Mao'hi). Fine. 22 x 14.8.
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$40

63482
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - 1995 (265 - 266, 267, 268)

Papeete. 1995. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 265-266, March-June 1995 to No. 268, December 1995. Edited by Robert Koenig, president. 4 issues for a total of 304 PP with b/w and occasional colour illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. French text (occasional text in Reo Mao'hi). Fine. 22 x 14.8.
Nos. 267 & 268: Special isues on the Marquesas Islands. The 400th anniversary of the rediscovery of the Marquesas Islands.
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$70

63483
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - 1996 (269 - 270, 271, 272)

Papeete. 1996. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 269-270, March-June 1996 to No. 272, December 1996. Edited by Robert Koenig, President. 4 issues for a total of 304 PP with b/w and occasional colour illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. French text (occasional text in Reo Mao'hi). Fine. 22 x 14.8.
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$70

63484
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - 1997 (273 - 274)

Papeete. 1997. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 273-274, January-June 1997. Edited by Robert Koenig, president. 124 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. French text (occasional text in Reo Mao'hi). Fine. 22 x 14.8.
Special issue on the 80th anniversary of the 80th anniversary of the Société des Etudes Océaniennes. French Polynesia Commemorative stamp and franking stamp, 2nd January 1997, on page 2.
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$50

63485
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - 2001 (288, 289 / 290 / 291)

Papeete. 2001. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 288, March 2001, No. 288/289/290, December 2001 Edited by Robert Koenig, President. 4 issues: 384 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. French text (occasional text in Reo Mao'hi). Fine. 22 x 14.8.
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63486
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - 2002 (292 / 293, 294, 295)

Papeete. 2002. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 292/293, January-June 2002, No. 295, December 2002. Edited by Robert Koenig, President. 4 issues: 452 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. French text (occasional text in Reo Mao'hi). Fine. 22 x 14.8.
No. 292/293: Special issue on underwater archaeology.
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$50

63487
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - 2003 (296 / 297, 298, 299)

Papeete. 2003. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 296/297, February-June 2003, No. 299, December 2003. Edited by Robert Koenig, President. 4 issues: 516 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. French text (occasional text in Reo Mao'hi). Fine. 22 x 14.8.
No. 296/297 - Special issue: L.G. Seurat, in Oceania. No. 299 - Gauguin, Morillot, Gouwe: Artists in Polynesia.
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63489
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - 2005 (302 & 303 / 304)

Papeete. 2005. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 302, May 2005, No. 303/304, December 2005. Edited by Simone Grand. 3 issues: 308 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. French text (occasional text in Reo Mao'hi). 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...
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$50

63492
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - 2006 (305 / 306 & 307 / 308)

Papeete. 2006. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 305/306, January/ April 2006, No. 307/308, August/October 2006. Edited by Simone Grand. 2 issues: 488 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. French text (occasional text in Reo Mao'hi). Fine. 22 x 14.
No. 305/306- Special issue: Papeete, by Raymond Petri, pages 5 to 191. No. 307/308: Special issue "Marine", by Robert Koenig, Christian Beslu, Constant Guéhennec, Pierre Romain, Hervé Danton.
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$50

63493
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - 2007 (309, 310, 311)

Papeete. 2007. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 309, April 2007, No. 310, August 2007, No. 311, December 2007. Edited by Simone Grand. 3 issues: 378 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. French text (occasional text in Reo Mao'hi). Fine. 22 x 14.
Nos. 309 and 310 - Special issues: 90th anniversary of the Society (S.E.O.) with facsimle of issue No. 1 (March 1917), issue No. 2 (September 1917) etc...
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$50

63494
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - 2009 (315-316, 317)

Papeete. 2009. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 315-316 January/June 2009, No. 317, October/December 2009. Edited by Simone Grand. 3 issues: 302 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. French text (occasional text in Reo Mao'hi). Fine. 22 x 14.
No. 315-316 - Special issues: Gambier Archipelago. No. 317: Food and Plants
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$50

63495
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - No. 186

Papeete. 1974. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 186 (Volume XVI, No.1), March 1974. Edited by Henri Jacquier, President. 357- 381 PP with 1 colour plate "Adusta (Cribarie) Bernadi". Pictorial soft cover. Issue with covers lightly soiled and a crease. French text. Very good. 22 x 14.8.
Political changes in Tahiti and Samoa, by Allan Hanson. Cowrie shells and Society Islands, by G. Richard.
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$15

63496
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - No. 192

Papeete. 1975. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 192 (Volume XVI, No.5), September 1975. Edited by Henri Jacquier, President. 521-552 PP with b/w figures (map, plans, drawings) and 1 b/w plate "Gouverneur Petit, 1901". Pictorial soft cover. Issue with covers lightly soiled and a crease. French text. Very good. 22 x 14.8.
Expenses of a civil servant in Tahiti, 1903, by Patrick O'Reilly.
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$15

63497
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - No. 203

Papeete. 1978. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 203 (Volume XVII, No.4), June 1978. Edited by Paul Moortgat, President. 229-271 PP. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 14.8.
Table des Matières et Index Analytique 1917-1977, compiled by Odile Vaillant.
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$15

63498
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - No. 217

Papeete. 1981. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 217 (Volume XVIII, No.6), December 1981. Edited by Paul Moortgat, President. 955-1002 PP. Soft cover (lightly soiled). French text. Fine. 22 x 14.8.
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$15

63499
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - No. 247

Papeete. 1989. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 247 (Volume XX, No.12), June 1989. Edited by Paul Moortgat, President. (2), 83 PP with b/w illustrations and 1 colour plate. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 14.8.
Heva Tupapa'u, by Agnès Rotschi. Art, History and Navigation in Eastern Polynesia, by Anne Lavondes. List of publications Father O'Reilly, by Serge Kakou.
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$15

63501
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - No. 278

Papeete. 1998. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 278, October 1998. Edited by Robert Koenig, President. 80 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 14.8.
Special Issue: Thrillers in the South Seas, by Daniel Margueron. ... Loss of the Nino Bixio, 17 August 1942, an aftermath to the Battle of Bir Hakeim, by Robert Hervé.
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$15

63502
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - No. 283

Papeete. 1999. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 283, December 1999. Edited by Robert Koenig, President. 120 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 14.8.
Fiction: Tehei, harpooner on whaling ships, by Henri Bouvier. ...
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$15

63503
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - No. 284

Papeete. 2000. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 284, February 2000. Edited by Robert Koenig, President. 64 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 14.8.
Spanish sources on Tahiti, by Liou Tumahai.
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$15

63504
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - No. 311

Papeete. 2007. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 311, December 2007. Edited by Simone Grand, President. 100 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 14.8.
Issue on the island of Nuku Hiva, Marquesas.
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$20

63505
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - No. 312

Papeete. 2008. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 312, April 2008. Edited by Simone Grand, President. 106, (2) PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 14.8.
2 papers on Rurutu Island, Austral Archipelago, by Bruno Saura, Yannick Fer & Gwendoline Malogne-Fer. Rowing around the island of Tahiti, in December 1772, by Don Tomas Gayango.
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$20

63506
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - No. 313

Papeete. 2008. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 313, July/August/September 2008. Edited by Simone Grand, President. 106, (2) PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 14.8.
The Tiare Apetahi plant, by Jean-Yves Meyer. ...
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$20

63507
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - No. 318

Papeete. 2010. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 318, January/April 2010. Edited by Simone Grand, president. 106, (2) PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 14.8.
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$20

13150
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
CHOIX DE TEXTES, No.1. - March 1917, No.10. - Juillet 1925

Papeete. 1989. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. Issue No. 248, (Vol. XXI, No. 1), September 1989. (2), 197 PP with 3 woodcuts in text. Soft cover. French text. Near fine. 21.7 x 14.4.
Selected texts from the 10 first issues of the Bulletin, published between 1917 and 1925. Anthropology, ethnology, history, natural science, Polynesians ...
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$35

13151
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
ETABLISSEMENTS FRANCAIS DE L'OCEANIE 1885-1985

Papeete. 1985. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. Special issue, No. 231, Volume XIX, No.8, June 1985. VIII, 264 PP with many facsimiles of documents. Decorated card cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 14.5.
Issue celebrating the first hundred years of E.F.O. (French Polynesia). Facsimile reprint of many articles published in 1885. (Official gazette with articles in French and Maohi).
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$30

34842
SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES
RAPA NUI - ILE DE PAQUES / EASTER ISLAND (in Bulletin de la Société des Etudes Océaniennes No. 281 / 282)

Papeete. 1999. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. Special Issue: No. 281/282, June / September 1999. Edited by Robert Koenig. 160 PP with 2 maps of Easter Island and many b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 15.
Easter Island - 16 articles. Enquiry on the disappearance of Bishop Rouchouze in 1843, by C. Raybaud. Visit to Easter Island by H.M.S. Topaze in 1868, by L. Palmer. Pierre Loti and the flora of Easter Island in 1872. Report on Easter Island by H.M.S. Sappho in 1882, by B.F. Clark. On the Rongorongo writing, by St Fischer. Is there any new things to say on Rapa Nui, by G. Poillot...
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$50

41832
SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES
ABOUT THE COOK ISLANDS - Their Nomenclature and a Systematic Statement of Early European Contacts (Extract]

Paris. 1973. Société des Océanistes / Musée de l'Homme. Extract from Volume XXIX, No. 38, March 1973. Pages 23 to 56 with 15 maps. Soft cover. Near fine. 27.5 x 18.
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$20

44445
SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES
HOMMAGE A MAURICE LEENHARDT

Paris. 1955. Société des Océanistes. Extract from Issue No. 10, December 1954. Foreword by Jean Poirier. 76 PP, plus 1 plate (photo of Maurice Leenhardt, Président de la Société des Océanistes). Soft cover. Stapled. Near fine. French text. 26.5 x 17.
Three articles: The Missionary (R. Becker), The Linguist (R-H. Leenhardt) and The Ethnologist (Pierre Métais).
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$30

63452
SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES
JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES - No. 135: Relations Internationales et Regionales en Océanie

Paris. 2012. Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. No. 135, 2012. Edited by Philippe Peltier & Isabelle Leblic. No. 134 (2012-2): 173-284 PP with tables, b/w illustrations (figures, maps, photos). Soft cover. French texts with 2 papers in English. Fine. 27.5 x 18.
Special issue edited by Sarah-Mohamed-Gaillard: Les Enjeux Internationaux de l'Océanie, by Sarah Mohamed-Gaillard. ... - France "in" or "of" the South Pacific region, by Denise Fisher. ...
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$45

63864
SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES
JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES - No. 136-137: La part d' "immatériel" dans la Culture "matérielle"

Paris. 2013. Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. No. 136-137, 2013. Edited by Isabelle Leblic. 295, (2) PP Soft cover. French texts with 2 papers in English. Fine. 27.5 x 18.
Special issue edited by Isabelle Leblic. 13 papers ... In Memoriam: Michal Panoff & Darrell Tryon.
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$100

55605
SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES
RANK AND STATUS IN POLYNESIA AND MELANESIA - Essays in honor of Professor Douglas Oliver,

Paris. 1978. Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. 1st Ed. Publication No. 39. Introduction (French text) by Jean Guiart. 93, (3) PP with 1 table, 21 figures and 3 b/w photos. Soft cover. Fine. 27.2 x 17.8.
5 essays in English - ... Tahitian Folk Medecine by Anthony Hooper. Tahitian words for Race and Class, by Paul Kay.
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$55

63607
SOCIETE LE NICKEL
FREQUENCE NICKEL (Le Magazine de la SLN) - No. 28

Nouméa. 2007. Société Le Nickel - SLN. No. 28, December 2007. Editorial by Pierre Alla. 40 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 30 x 21.
Special issue: 30 years of experience and know how, on Mining and Environment.
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$15

63608
SOCIETE LE NICKEL
FREQUENCE NICKEL (Le Magazine de la SLN) - No. 29

Nouméa. 2008. Société Le Nickel - SLN. No. 29, April 2008. Editorial by Pierre Alla. 40 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 30 x 21.
Special issue: Workplace safety, Mining, smelting plant ...
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$15

63609
SOCIETE LE NICKEL
FREQUENCE NICKEL (Le Magazine de la SLN) - No. 30

Nouméa. 2008. Société Le Nickel - SLN. No. 30, June 2008. Editorial by Pierre Alla. 44 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 30 x 21.
Special issue: Smelting plant at Doniambo, New Caledonia / Refining plant at Sandouville, France.
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$15

64164
SOCIETE LE NICKEL
FREQUENCE NICKEL (Le Magazine de la SLN) - No. 43

Nouméa. 2013. Société Le Nickel - SLN. No. 43, September 2013. Editorial by Pierre Gugliermina. 36 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
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$10

33087
SOURY-LAVERGNE, Antoine
LES MORCEAUX CALEDONIENS - Recueil de Poésies d'un Colon Français établi en Nouvelle-Calédonie

Nouméa. 1998. Grain de Sable. 1st Ed. 118 PP with 15 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 14. 2841700526
Poems and short stories of a French Settler.
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$30

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

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

63521
SOUTH PACIFIC COMMISSION
SOUTH PACIFIC BULLETIN - Vol. 16, No. 1

Sydney. 1966. South Pacific Commission Publications Bureau. Vol. 16, No. 1, 1st quarter 1966. Edited by C. E. Birchmeier. 64 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps, photos). Pictorial soft cover (Coffee from the Highlands, transferred from an aircraft). Near fine. 27 x 21.5.
Weather Service in Papua and New Guinea, by Hon. J. D. Anthony. ... Honiara, Capital of the British Solomon Islands Protectorate, by J. L. O. Tedder.
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$5

63522
SOUTH PACIFIC COMMISSION
SOUTH PACIFIC BULLETIN - Vol. 19, No. 2

Sydney. 1969. South Pacific Commission Publications Bureau. Vol. 19, No. 2, 2nd quarter 1969. Edited by C. E. Birchmeier. 64 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps, photos). Pictorial soft cover (Nan Madol, Ponape). Near fine. 27 x 21.5.
Rhinoceros Beetle Project, by A. Catley. ... Public Health and Hygiene Department of New Caledonia and Dependencies, by Dr. H. Boutin. The Stamps of Nauru, by F. Collas.
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$5

63523
SOUTH PACIFIC COMMISSION
SOUTH PACIFIC BULLETIN - Vol. 20, No. 3

Sydney. 1970. South Pacific Commission Publications Bureau. Vol. 20, No. 3, 3rd quarter 1970. Edited by C. E. Birchmeier. 64 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps, photos). Pictorial soft cover (M.V. Tagua, off Atiu, Cook Islands). Near fine. 27 x 21.5.
Paddy Rice project, Makham Valley, Morobe district, by M. Boerner. ... Fishing Gear and boats of the South Pacific, by V. T. Hinds. The Stamps of New Caledonia, by J. Dequeker.
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$5

63525
SOUTH PACIFIC COMMISSION
SOUTH PACIFIC BULLETIN - Vol. 22, No. 1

Sydney. 1972. South Pacific Commission Publications Bureau. Vol. 22, No. 1, 1st quarter 1972. Edited by C. E. Birchmeier. 64 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps, photos). Pictorial soft cover (South Pacific Commission Headquarters, Nouméa). Near fine. 27 x 21.5.
Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the SPC, by G. F. D. Betham. ... The Tokelau Islands, by Kazimierz Wodzicki. Pacific Islands Fishing Boats and Gear, by V. T. Hinds. Stamps of New Guinea, by F. Collas.
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$5

63526
SOUTH PACIFIC COMMISSION
SOUTH PACIFIC BULLETIN - Vol. 23, No. 1

Sydney. 1973. South Pacific Commission Publications Bureau. Vol. 23, No. 1, 1st quarter 1973. Edited by C. E. Birchmeier. 64 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps, photos). Pictorial soft cover (Flare lighting ceremony, Yanuca Island). Near fine. 27 x 21.5.
House design in the Solomon Islands by D. Stafford Woolard. The Stamps of French Polynesia, by Raoul Teissier.
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$5

63528
SOUTH PACIFIC COMMISSION
SOUTH PACIFIC BULLETIN - Vol. 30, No. 3

Sydney. 1980. South Pacific Commission Publications Bureau. Vol. 30, No. 3, 3rd quarter 1980. Edited by Kevin Earl. 52 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps, photos). Pictorial soft cover (view on Rangiroa atoll). Near fine. 27 x 21.5.
SPC Regional Meeting on Atoll Cultivation: 9 papers by Jan Newhouse (4), Michel Lambert (2).
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$5

63529
SOUTH PACIFIC COMMISSION
SOUTH PACIFIC BULLETIN - Vol. 30, No. 4

Sydney. 1980. South Pacific Commission Publications Bureau. Vol. 30, No. 4, 4th quarter 1980. Edited by Kevin Earl. 52 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps, photos). Pictorial soft cover (singsing welcome , Port Moresby). Near fine. 27 x 21.5.
The 20th South Pacific Conference - Port Moresby, by Caroline Nalo. ... Atoll survival - a century on Palmerston Island, by Pamela Takiora Ingram Pryor.
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$5

50988
STANLEY, David
SOUTH PACIFIC Handbook

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

44054
TABANI, Marc Kurt
LES POUVOIRS DE LA COUTUME A VANUATU - Traditionalisme et edification nationale

Paris. 2002. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in Collection Connaissance des Hommes. (2), 304, (2) PP with 1 map. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747527956
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$15

64133
TAHITI
ETABLISSEMENTS FRANCAIS D'OCEANIE

Paris. 1935. Agence Economique des Colonies Autonomes et des Territoires Africains sous Mandat. Folded flyer - 6 folds with 2 tables, 1 map of French Polynesia, 1 b/w and 4 duotone photos. French text. Fine. 30 x 14.
EFO / Etablissements Français de l'Océanie = name of French Polynesia until the end of World War II.
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$20

54814
TARDIEU, Danielle
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - 50 RECETTES AU COCO

Nouméa. 2006. Les Editions du Cagou. 1st Ed. 73 PP with 18 colour illustrations by J. J. Mahuteau and 18 colour photos by Denis Vigier. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 15. 9782913256929
50 recipes using Coconuts.
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$20

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

38927
TEIKIMATUA, Vaema
LA TAVANA

Papeete. 1999. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 422, (2) PP. Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 14. 2909790665
Novel: Love story in the Tahiti of yesteryear.
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$30

17310
TEISSIER, Raoul
CHEFS ET NOTABLES DES ETABLISSEMENTS FRANCAIS DE L'OCEANIE AU TEMPS DU PROTECTORAT 1842-1880

Papeete. 1996. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. 4th edition of the 1978 original published in Bulletin No. 202 of the S.E.O. 139, 3 PP, with 3 genealogical tables & 40 portraits in text. Pictorial card cover. Three black marker pen lines on top front cover, o/wise fine. French text. 21.4 x 14.7.
Chiefs and leading citizens of French Polynesia during the Protectorate.
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$30

13149
TEISSIER, Raoul
LES CYCLONES EN POLYNESIE FRANCAISE (1878-1903-1905-1906)

Papeete. 1982. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 1 bw photo in text. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 14.8.
Study of the four cyclones which affected French Polynesia in 1878 and in the early 20th century.
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$30

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

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

13178
TJIBAOU, Jean-Marie & MISSOTTE, Ph.
KANAKE - The Melanesian Way

Papeete. 1978. Editions du Pacifique. 1st English edition. 120 PP, with 200 colour photos. Eps: Dances & Pilou Pilou. Pictorial card cover. Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise a near fine copy. 29.7 x 21. 2857001118
During the 1975 festival Melanesia 2000, the Kanaks / Melanesians had their first opportunity to compile an inventory of their heritage.
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$25

12551
TOULLELAN, Pierre-Yves
TAHITI COLONIAL (1860-1914)

Paris. 1988. Publications de la Sorbonne. 2nd Ed. XIX, 361 PP with maps, graphs & tables, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2859441441
The arrival of the French in a background of Anglo-French rivalry, the work force, the trading firms, shipping & administration.
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$45

63822
TRAUE, J. E. & GRIFFITH, Penelope (editors)
THE TURNBULL LIBRARY RECORD - Volume XIX

Wellington. 1986. Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust. Vol. 19, No. 1 (May 1986) & No. 2 (October 1986). 174, (2) PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5.
No. 1: Women's Studies issue.
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$15

63820
TRAUE, J. E. & GRIFFITH, Penelope (editors)
THE TURNBULL LIBRARY RECORD - Volume XVII

Wellington. 1984. Alexander Turnbull Library Endownent Trust. Vol. 17, No. 1 (May 1984) & No. 2 (October 1984). 122, (2) PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5.
No. 1: Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur, by R. D. J. Collins.
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$15

63821
TRAUE, J. E. & GRIFFITH, Penelope (editors)
THE TURNBULL LIBRARY RECORD - Volume XVIII

Wellington. 1985. Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust. Vol. 18, No. 1 (May 1985) & No. 2 (October 1985). 117, (3) PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5.
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$15

63823
TRAUE, J. E. & GRIFFITH, Penelope (editors)
THE TURNBULL LIBRARY RECORD - Volume XX

Wellington. 1987. Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust. Vol. 20, No. 1 (May 1987) & No. 2 (October 1987). 114, (2) PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5.
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$15

63824
TRAUE, J. E. (editor)
THE TURNBULL LIBRARY RECORD - Volume XXI

Wellington. 1988. Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust. Vol. 21, No. 1 (May 1988) & No. 2 (October 1988). 112, (4) PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5.
No. 1: Depicting Pacific peoples, by Bernard Smith.
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$15

11735
TRISTAN, Anne
L'AUTRE MONDE, Un Passage en Kanaky

Paris. 1990. Gallimard. 1st Ed. 294 PP with 3 maps. Pict. soft cover. Very good. French text. 20.5 x 14. 207071780
A year within the FLNKS ranks by a French journalist, at the time of the Matignon Agreement up to the death of the independence movement's leader, J.M. Tjibaou and Yéwéné Yéwéné.
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$15

11970
TROMPF, G.W.
MELANESIAN RELIGION

Cambridge. 1991. Cambridge University Press. 1st Ed. XII, 284 PP with 3 maps & 4 tables in text plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt-engraved spine, dj. Fine. 25.7 x 18. 0521383064
From traditional beliefs & practices to the development of strong indigenous Christian churches & theology. Issues on religious & social change in the Pacific.
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$35

42928
T'SERSTEVENS, A.
TAHITI ET SA COURONNE - Vol. I: Tahiti, Moorea, les Polynésiens

Paris. 1960. Editions Albin Michel. Reprint of the 1950 original (18th thousand). Vol I: 400 PP with 20 line drawings by Amandine Doré, plus 24 pages with 24 b/w photos by author and 1 folded map. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Very good. 19 x 14.
Tahiti and her fringe of islands and archipelagoes as it was, during a 3 year sojourn after WWII.
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$20

49056
T'SERSTEVENS, A.
TAHITI ET SA COURONNE: Vol II: Marquises, Sous-le-Vent, Australes, Tuamotu

Paris. 1950. Editions Albin Michel. 1st Ed. Volume II: 408 PP with 22 line drawings by Amandine Doré, plus 24 pages with 24 b/w photos by author. Pictorial soft cover. Creases on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. French text. Very good. 19 x 14.
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$20

46550
VAITE, Célestine Hitiura
L'ARBRE A PAIN, la vie, l'amour à la tahitienne

Papeete. 2003. Au Vent des Iles. 1st French edition of the 2000 Australian original, translated by Henri Theureau. 340, (4 publications) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.8 x 14. 2909790460
Novel set in Tahiti. A slice of life and love, Tahitian style.
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$35

42532
VALLES, Sophie & ESTOURNES, Jean-Marc
LES ARBRES

Nouméa. 2001. Planète Mémo. 1st Ed., in Découvertes Calédoniènnes series. 62 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (photographs by Claude Beaudemoulin). Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. French text. 28.8 x 21.8. 2914070160
Trees of New Caledonia.
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$35

13167
VANMAI, Jean
CHAN DANG. Les Tonkinois de Calédonie au Temps Colonial

Nouméa. 1993. S. E. H. Reprint of the 1980 original. Publication No. 24 of Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle Calédonie. 390 PP, plus 20 pages with 39 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 15.3.
The story and life of the Tonkinese who arrived before WWII as indentured labour and who stayed unwillingly up to 1964.
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$40

11085
VANMAI, Jean
FILS DE CHAN DANG

Nouméa. 1983. Editions de l' Océanie. 1st Ed. 298 PP, plus 24 pages with 42 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. French text. 20.6 x 15.
What the descendants of Vietnamese indentured labour achieved in New Caledonia and elsewhere, including North Vietnam after their repatriation of 1963.
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$35

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

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

40661
VIEILLARD, E. & DEPLANCHE, E.
ESSAI SUR LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE

Paris. 2001. L'Harmattan. Facsimile reprint of the 1863 original published by Librairie Challamel Ainé. Collection Fac-Similés Océaniens, annotated by Fréderic Angleviel. XVIII, 150, (1), XIII PP with 7 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747500381
The authors were surgeons with the French Navy and based in New Caledonia between 1855 to 1860 and 1861 to 1867.
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$30

12912
VIGOUROUX, Louis
L'EVOLUTION SOCIALE EN AUSTRALASIE

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

64053
VILLE DE NOUMEA
BILAN DE MANDATURE 2008-2014: 6 ans pour changer la ville

Nouméa. 2013. Direction de la Communication / Hotel de Ville de Nouméa. July 2013 edition. 36 PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 29.7 x 21.
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$20

60855
VILLE DE NOUMEA
GUIDE DE L'ECOLIER - Le p'tit nouméen (9 annual guides)

Nouméa. 2005 to 2013. Ville de Nouméa. Published in February of each year. Edited by Jean LEQUES, Gaël YANNO & Jean-Claude BRIAULT. 2005: 20 PP. 2006: 32 PP. 2007: 36 PP. 2008: 44 PP. 2009: 56 PP. 2010: 60 PP. 2011: 68 PP. 2012: 72 PP. 2013: 76 PP. 9 yearly booklets for a total of 458 pages with colour illusrtrations (cartoons & photos). Pictorial soft covers. French text. Fine. 21 x 15.
Annual information for children/pupils going back to school in Noumea.
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$40

64045
VILLE DE NOUMEA
MENU - DINER offert le 27 Septembre 1963 en l'honneur de Monsieur Louis JACQUINOT, Ministre d'Etat chargé des Départements et Territoires d'Outre-Mer

Nouméa. 1963. Ville de Nouméa. Folded menu. Outside: Invitation signed by Louis Jacquinot, Minister for Departments and Overseas Territories of France. Inside: watercolour of the Fountain, by Marcel Pétron., and the Menu printed on a background with a map of New Caledonia. Fine. Folded format: 22.7 x 18.
Restaurant "Le Marsupilami", Baie des Citrons, Nouméa.
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$50

63600
VILLE DE NOUMEA
UN ETE DANS MA VILLE - Guide 2012-2013

Nouméa. 2012. Ville de Nouméa. 2012 edition. Edited by Jean LEQUES & Jean-Claude BRIAULT. 36 PP with colour photos. Pictorial soft covers. French text. Fine. 21 x 15.
Summer entertainment for 2012/20131. Beaches & Swimming Pools - Sport ... Culture.
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$10

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

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

50190
VILLIERME, Marie-Hélène
TANGATA, Une Communauté Polynésienne

Papeete. 2005. Editions Le Motu. 1st Ed. 176 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover, dj. French text. Fine. 25 x 25. 2915105197
A Polynesian Community spread on the Tuamotus and Gambier archipelagos.
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$60

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

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

12108
WAVRIN, Marquis de
GALAPAGOS - Iles Enchantees

Liege. 1942. Libris. 1st Ed. 252 PP, plus 8 pages with 6 b/w photos and 1 map of the Galapagos. Pictorial soft covers, a little cocked, o/wise good condition. French text. 19 x 13.
A three-month stay in the Galapagos Archipelago by a naturalist before WWII.
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$15

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

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

53257
WITTERSHEIM, Eric
DES SOCIETES DANS L'ETAT - Anthropologie et Situations Postcoloniales en Mélanésie

Paris. 2006. Aux Lieux d'être. 1st Ed., in Collection Sciences Contemporaines. 196, (4) PP with 3 maps and 3 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 14. 2916063064
Anthropology and post colonial leaders in Melanesia: Jean Marie Tjibaou in New Caledonia and Gérard Leymang in New Hebrides(Vanuatu).
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$40

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

Canberra. 1977. Department of Linguistics, Research School of Pacific Studies / ANU. 1st edition, in New Guinea Area Languages and Language Study Vol. 3. Pacific Linguistics, Series C, No. 40. Fascicle 1: L, 806 PP with 2 maps, figures, graphs, tables and 40 b/w photos. Fasicicle 2: LI - LXXXVI, P.807 - 1450, (16 publications) with tables and 5 pages of cartoons from Wantok. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 25.6 x 20.5. 0858831597
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YANNO, Gaël & KIRCHER-LE GARREC, Martine
NOUMEA, CARNETS DE VOYAGE: 150 ans de peinture

Nouméa. 2004. Ville de Nouméa. 1st Ed. 16 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (ephemera, post cards, paintings...). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.8.
Nouméa through the eyes and the palettes of Painters: Gaston Roullet, Paul & Roland Mascart, Lucien & Patrice Nielly...
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