Franconésie Catalogue #23: General Pacific interest
Last update: 27 November 2023
33216 ABBOTT, J. H. M. PEEPS AT MANY LANDS : THE SOUTH SEAS (MELANESIA) $45.00 AUD
Adam and Charles Black. London. 1910. Reprint of the 1908 original., in the "Peeps at Many Lands" series. VIII, 83, (10 publications) PP with 1 sketch-map, plus 12 colour plates. FEP: Crest of 36 countries. Cloth cover, colour vignette on front cover, gilt title on a sunned spine. Slight ageing of paper and light insect damage in gutter of front endpaper and frontispiece. Contents near fine. 19.8 x 14.
Norfolk Island. New Caledonia, the prison island. New Hebrides. Solomon Islands.
70708 ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric (editor) BIBLIOGRAPHIE DU PACIFIQUE - Livres et Thèses $50.00 AUD
CTRDP / Centre Territorial de Recherche et Documentation Pédagogioques. Nouméa. 1994. 1st edition, July 1994. (6), 127, (11), 31 PP. Soft covers, illustrated front cover. Near fine. Oblong: 20.8 x 29.5.
Books: 127 pages. Theses: 31 pages.
71358 ANREP-ELMPT, Graf Reinhold DIE SANDWICH-INSELM ODER DAS INSELREICH HAWAII $500.00 AUD
Verlag Von Wilhelm Friedrich. Leipzig. 1885. 1st Ed. XXII, (2), 367, (1) PP. Hard cover, half bound (cloth spine and corners and marbled boards). Covers have light shelf wear, front gutter split and needs rebacking/reinforcing. Slight ageing of paper around edges, o/wise contents are clean and overall, a very good copy of a scarce title. German text. 22.2 x 14.5.
71200 ARNOUX, Serge & PONS, Patrick PACIFIQUE ou BELLIQUEUX - Nouvelles du Grand Océan $60.00 AUD
Patrick Pons. Papeete. 2013. 1st Ed. 203, (1) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. French text. Fine. 21 x 15. 9782917271179
24 short stories. Clipperton Island. Galapagos archipelago and Floreana Island. Tuamotus & Faaite, Marquesas Islands ... New Caledonia. WWI & WWII.
70702 AWDRY, Frances IN THE ISLES OF THE SEA: The Story of Fifty Years in Melanesia $120.00 AUD
Bemrose & Sons Limited. London. 1902. 1st Ed. XIV, 147, (5) PP with tables and 54 b/w illustrations (endpieces, drawings by R.Quiller Lane, photos and portraits), plus 1 folded map of the South West Pacific. Fp: Interior of St. Barnabas Chapel, Norfolk Island. Cloth covers, decorated front board, gilt title on front board and spine. Decorated endpapers. Light wear at head and foot of spine, and lower corner of front board. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce.. 25 x 19.5.
67703 BASTIAN, Maurice PERIPLE AUSTRALIEN $30.00 AUD
Author. Genève. 1970. 1st edition limited to 400 copies. Preface by André Siegfried. 235 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map and 12 drawings on full page by Jean de Castella). Soft cover. Title on front cover and spine. Covers soiled with front part rubbed, o/wise very good. French text. 24.8 x 19.
19730 BAUCHOT, M.L. & DAGET J. POISSONS RECOLTES PAR C.-A. LESUEUR ET ENTRES DANS LES COLLECTIONS DU MUSEUM NATIONAL D'HISTOIRE NATURELLE DE PARIS - Tome LXVI, Fascicule 4 - Bulletin Trimestriel de la Société Géologique de Normandie et des Amis du Muséum du Havre $30.00 AUD
Editions du Muséum du Havre. Le Havre. 1979. Volume 66, part 4, 4th term 1979. 116 PP. Contains article P. 97 to 114. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.5 x 20.8.
Fishes collected by C.-A. Lesueur, and kept at the National Museum of Natural History, Paris.
71325 BELSHAW, Cyril S. CHANGING MELANESIA, Social Economics of Culture Contact $40.00 AUD
Melbourne. 1954. Oxford University Press. 1st Ed. X, 197 PP with 3 maps on full page (British Solomon Islands, New Hebrides, New Caledonia). Cloth cover, dj. Name of previous owner at top of front endpaper. Small chips at top of front cover of dust jacket. Faint foxing. Contents near fine. 22 x 14.5.
Concerns the New Hebrides, New Caledonia and the Solomon Islands.
63858 BERENGER, M. COLLECTION ABREGEE DES VOYAGES FAITS AUTOUR DU MONDE - Tome Quatrième $100.00 AUD
Lejay fils, Libraire. Paris. 1789. 1st Edition of Volume 4: 408 PP with 1 headpiece, 1 tailpiece and a frontispiece. Fp: Anson voit revenir son Vaisseau... Tinted outside edges. Hard cover, full leather bound, gilt decoration and title "Voyage de Kooc" & "4" on spine. Stain on lower margin of leaf 113/114 & lower corner of leaf 131/132 chipped (no loss of text). French text. Very good. 19.3 x 11.5.
Volume 4 - 3 Voyages around the World: M. De La Barbinais Le Gentil (1714-1718) - Commodore Anson (1740-1744) - Capitaine Wallis (1766-1768).
19736 BONNEMAINS, Jacqueline & BRACONNOT, Jean-Claude LES TUNICIERS PELAGIQUES: SALPES ET PYROSOMES ETUDIES PAR FRANCOIS PERON ET CHARLES-ALEXANDRE LESUEUR AU DEBUT DU 19e SIECLE (in Bulletin Trimestriel de la Société Géologique de Normandie et des Amis du Muséum du Havre) $40.00 AUD
Editions du Muséum du Havre. Le Havre. 1986. Volume 73, part 3, 3rd term 1986 of Bulletin Trimestriel de la Société Géologique de Normandie et des Amis du Muséum du Havre. 73, (3) PP. Contains article P. 45 to 75 with 7 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.5 x 20.8.
The Tunicata and the Salpidae collected and described by Péron and Lesueur.
34515 BONNEMAINS, Jacqueline & BRACONNOT, Jean-Claude CATALOGUE DES MANUSCRITS ET DES DESSINS DES CTENOPHORES OBSERVES PAR F. PERON ET C.A. LESUEUR - Collections du Muséum du Havre: Dossier 67 (in Bulletin Trimestriel de la Société Géologique de Normandie et des Amis du Museum du Havre) $30.00 AUD
Editions du Muséum du Havre. Le Havre. 1986. Volume 73, part 4, 4th term 1986 of Bulletin Trimestriel de la Société Géologique de Normandie et des Amis du Muséum du Havre. 46, (2) PP. Contains article P. 31 to 41 with 2 b/w plates. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 29.5 x 20.8.
The Ctenophora collected and described by Péron and Lesueur.
68921 BONNICHON, Philippe, GENY, Pierre & NEMO, Jean (editors) PRESENCES FRANCAISES OUTRE-MER (XVIe-XXIe siècles) - Tome I $110.00 AUD
Académie des Sciences d'Outre-Mer / Karthala. Paris. 2012. 1st edition. Foreword by Abou Diouf and Preface by Xavier Darcos. Vol. I: 1190 PP, plus XII plates with b/w or colour illustrations.. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Fine. 24 x 16. 9782811107376
Tome / Volume I - Histoire: Périodes et Continents / History: Chronology , Continents.
68922 BONNICHON, Philippe, GENY, Pierre & NEMO, Jean (editors) PRESENCES FRANCAISES OUTRE-MER (XVIe-XXIe siècles) - Tome II $85.00 AUD
Académie des Sciences d'Outre-Mer / Karthala.. Paris. 2012. 1st edition. Vol. II: 618, (4) PP with b/w illustrations (1 facsimile of document, 1 graph, 4 photos, 6 maps), plus XVI plates with b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Fine. 24 x 16. 9782811107383
Tome / Volume II: Science, religion et culture.
45056 BOULAGNON, Paul EMMANUEL ROUGIER - Des Isles d'Auvergne à l'Océanie (Fidji, Tahiti, Christmas Island) - Le Père Rougier (1864-1932), Missionaire et Aventurier $45.00 AUD
Les Editions du Roure. Paris. 2003. 2nd edition. 191 PP with b/w illustrations (facsimile of documents, maps, photos). Facsimile in colour, recto / verso of "Les Timbres de l'abbe Rougier", tipped in on title page. Pictorial card covers. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 15. 9782906278394
Missionary works in Fiji and the New Hebrides. Shipowner and copra maker on Fanning then Christmas Islands.
66956 BRION, Irene LADY GI - A Woman's War in the South Pacific $15.00 AUD
Presidio Press. Novato, CA. 1997. 1st Ed. 178 PP, plus 34 pages with 69 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 19.8 x 13.5. 0891416331
70402 BROOKFIELD, H. C. COLONIALISM, DEVELOPMENT AND INDEPENDENCE - The Case of the Melanesian Islands in the South Pacific $25.00 AUD
C.U.P. London. 1972. 1st Ed. XVI, 226 PP with 5 figures. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 16. 052108590X
A case study of the islands of Melanesia: behavioural understanding of colonialism, prior to Independence.
71398 BRUNT, Peter & THOMAS, Nicholas (editors) OCEANIA $110.00 AUD
Royal Academy of Arts. London. 2018. 1st Ed. Foreword by Christopher Le Brun and Stephane Martin. 325 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial hard covers. Fine condition. 31 x 25. 9781910350492
Exhibition catalogue published to accompany the exhibitions held at Royal Academy, London (29 September to 31 December 2018) and at Musée du Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac (12 March to 7 July 2019). Reimagining the Ocean, by Anne Salmon. Architecture, the Seasons and Rituals in the Land of the Kanaks, by Emanuel Kasarherou. Museums, Collections, Colonialism and the Gift: A Dialogue ...
71571 BURTON, J. W. & DEANE, Wallace A HUNDRED YEARS IN FIJI $50.00 AUD
The Epworth Press. London. 1936. 1st Ed. 144 PP, plus 8 plates with 12 b/w photos. Fp: A Fijian Dancer. FEP: Map of Fiji, with track of the T.S.S. Katoomba. Cloth cover, dj. Neat signature and address of previous owner on verso of frontispiece. Light foxing out outside page edges. Dust jacket has a few small chips, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 19 x 13.
Work of the pioneer missionaries and their successors.
71386 COSTENOBLE, H. DIE CHAMORO SPRACHE $150.00 AUD
Koninklijk Instituut voor de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde van Nederlandsch-Indie The Hague, NL. 1940. 1st Ed. VI, (2 blank), 543 PP. Soft covers, title on front cover and a sunned spine. Slight ageing of paper. German text. Very good. 24.2 x 15.6.
The Chamoro Language, Guam, Micronesia. Study in German.
10339 DARBY, Madge WHO CAUSED THE MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY ? $25.00 AUD
Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1965. 1st Ed. (6), 127 PP with 1head & 13 tail pieces. Vignette on title page. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket has light wear, o/wise a fine copy. 22 x 14.
Investigation into the behaviour of both Bligh & Fletcher Christian plus the role of the third person who the author thinks directed the mutiny from behind the scenes...
71201 DE BROSSES, Charles LE PRESIDENT DE BROSSES EN ITALIE - Lettres Familières Ecrites d'Italie en 1739 et 1740 (in 2 volumes) $150.00 AUD
Didier et Cie, Libraires-Editeurs. Paris. 1858. 2nd Ed. updated, annotated and with an essay on the life and writings of the author, by M.R. Coulomb. Vol. I: 4 adverts. (4), LX, 460 PP. Vol. II: (4), 504 PP, plus (2), 15, (3) adverts. Soft covers lightly soiled and chipped around edges with sunned spines. French text. Foxing. Very good. 22.5 x 14
71232 DE LUPPE, Le Comte LETTRES DE GENEVIEVE DE MALBOISSIERE A ADELINE MELIAND 1761-1766 $30.00 AUD
Librairie Ancienne Edouard Champion. Paris. 1925. 1st edition in "Une Jeune Fille au XVIIIe Siècle" series. Introduction and notes by Le Comte de Luppé. XXXV, 382, (2) PP, plus 1 folded errata loosely inserted. Fp (with tissue guard): Portrait of Geneviève de Malboissière, by Michel Van Loop. Soft covers with light wear. Near fine. French text. 24 x 15.
295 letters some in either English and Italian (with their French translation). Sheds a light on the life of a young woman growing up in bourgois society in the 18th century.
70903 DE VARIGNY, M. C. VOYAGE AUX ILES SANDWICH (Iles Hawaï), 1855 - 1869 (in Le Tour du Monde) $70.00 AUD
L. Hachette / Le Tour du Monde. Paris. 1873. 4 instalments (livraisons 665, 666, 667 & 668) out of "Le Tour du Monde", Volume XXVI. 64 PP (209-272) with 38 wood-engravings: 2 maps, 4 headpieces and 32 text drawings (11 of them on full page). Inserted in a soft cover folder. Light foxing and some faint old watermarks. Contents clean and legible. French text. 30.2 x 21.5.
Voyage / Sojourn: 1855 to 1869.
71450 DEMARIAUX, Maurice LES SECRETS DES ILES POULO-CONDORE- Le grand Bagne Indochinois $50.00 AUD
Paris. 1956. J. Peyronnet & Cie, Editeurs. 1st Ed. 288 PP with 1 maps and 5 drawings, plus 6 pages with 12 b/w photos. Soft covers, title on front cover and spine, all with light wear. Faint foxing. Contents near fine. Scarce. French text. 19 x 14.
Convict settlement before, and during French Colonization of Indochina.
70810 DERRICK, R. A., HUGHES, C. A. A. & RIDDELL, R. B. THE FIJI ISLANDS - A Geographical Handbook $30.00 AUD
Government Printing Department. Suva. 1965. Revised edition of the 1951 Original. Foreword by L. B. Freeston, Governor of Fiji. XVIII, 336, XIX (appendix & index) PP with 5 tables and 140 figures & maps, plus 60 pages with 112 b/w plates (including 2 charts). Fp: A.K. Maroro sailing in the Astrolabe Lagoon. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj. Inside of dust jacket near spine has old water stain, o/wise a very good clean copy. 25.8. x 19.5.
33180 ELKIN, A. P. SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY IN MELANESIA $20.00 AUD
Melbourne. 1953. South Pacific Commission / O.U.P. 1st Ed. XIV, 166 PP with 1 map showing the political and administrative divisions in New Guinea-Melanesia. Eps: Map showing area of South Pacific Commission. Cloth covers a little rubbed, gilt title on spine. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
Types of ethnographical record and research up to 1950. Survey of anthropological knowledge of the region with suggestions for research projects.
Editions Footprint Pacifique. Nouméa. 2006. 1st edition. No pagination, 192 PP with colour illustrations: 1 map of New Caledonia on double page and 88 photos by Mike Hosken on full page. Pictorial stiff covers. French text. Fine. 22 x 22. 2908186234
Quotations by: Douglas Adams, Albert Camus, André Malraux, André Gide ... James Joyce, Eleanor Roosevelt ... Sénèque, illustrated by Mike Hosken.
68772 FISH, John A. AN ANALYSIS OF THE 1969 KROEPELIEN CATALOGUE $40.00 AUD
Dahlia Books. Appsala, Sweden. 2017. 1st edition. Volume 10 in the Banksia series. 50 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.3 x 20.7. 9789198435627
68685 FIZIN, Paul & ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric CONGRES ET PARLEMENTS DE LA MELANESIE - Fidji, Nouvelle-Calédonie, Papouasie Nouvelle-Guinée, Salomon, Vanuatu $75.00 AUD
Congrès de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 2016. 1st edition. 206 PP with colour illustrations (maps, national flags, coat of Arms, photos and portraits. Pictorial laminated boards. French text with some articles in English. Fine. 29.7 x 23. 9782953990881
English texts for: The 2013 Constitution of Fiji - The 1975 Constitution of Papua New Guinea - The 1978 Constitution of the Solomon Islands - The 1960 Constitution of the Independent State of Samoa - The 1979 Constitution of the Republic of Palau. Charter of the Melanesian Spearhead Group.
70446 FROMENT-GUIEYSSE, Georges (editor) L'OCEANIE FRANCAISE - Possessions Françaises - Australasie - Pacifique (in Bulletin Mensuel du Comité de l'Océanie Française, No. 6, 1911) $80.00 AUD
Action Coloniale et Maritime. Paris. 1911. Bulletin No. 6, December 1911. (4), 137- 164, (4 adverts) PP with 3 maps. Soft wrappers are browned and chipped around edges. Staples have been removed. Stamp of previous owner on front cover, title page and 1 map. Light pencil underlining of text on a few pages, o/wise very good. French text. Scarce. 29 x 22.
71196 FULIGNI, Bruno TOUR DU MONDE DES TERRES FRANCAISES OUBLIEES $40.00 AUD
Editions du Trésor. Paris. 2014. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 1 map on double page and 10 headpieces by Sergio Aquindo. Illustrated soft covers with flaps, dj (a large folded - poster like - map in colour). French text. Fine. Format - dj/poster: 42 x 56, book: 21 x 14. 9791091534109
71279 GILES, W. E., SCARR, Deryck (editor) A CRUIZE IN A QUEENSLAND LABOUR VESSEL TO THE SOUTH SEAS $30.00 AUD
ANUP. Canberra. 1968. 1st edition with a foreword by H. E. Maude. No. 1 of the Pacific History series. XIV, 124 PP with 1 map of the New Hebrides, plus 4 pages with 6 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with light wear, o/wise a near fine copy. 21.2 x 14. 0708102522
A voyage in a labour-recruiting vessel or "blackbirding".
20777 GORDON, Mona THE MYSTERY OF LA PEROUSE $45.00 AUD
Bascands. Christchurch, NZ. 1961. 1st Ed. 187 PP, plus 24 pages with 1 map and 24 plates. Fp: Bust of La Pérouse by Rude. FEP: Track of La Pérouse in the Pacific. REP: De Lesseps's journey from Kamtschatka to Paris. Cloth cover, title on sunned spine. Edges of covers a little worn. Contents near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
70795 GRIMBLE, Arthur Francis TUNGARU TRADITIONS - Writings on the Atoll Culture of the Gilbert Islands $25.00 AUD
Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1989. 1st Australian edition of the US original published as a Pacific Islands Monograph. Edited by H. E. Maude. XXXII, 383 PP with 9 tables, 15 figures, and 35 b/w photos. Fp: Sir Arthur Grimble. Eps: Map of the Pacific with location of the Gilbert Islands (Kiribati). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0522843867
71138 GUEROUT, Max & GRAN "ESCLAVES OUBLIES", Le Naufrage de l'Utile sur l'ïle Tromelin en 1761 $10.00 AUD
GRAN / Groupe de Recherche en Archéologie Navale. Paris. 2004. 11 PP (printed on recto only) plus 10 PP. Plastic covers, clear front, spiral bound. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Slave ship wrecked in 1761, on Tromelin Island, a dependency of France in the Western Indian Ocean.
67942 GUEX, Jules DANS LA TRACE DE JAVELLE (extract from: Die Alpen / Les Alpes, fascicule 10, 1937) $15.00 AUD
Die Alpen / Les Alpes / Brunner & Cie. Berne. 1937. Extract from "Revue Les Alpes", fascicule 10, 1937. Pages 387 to 397, plus 2 pages with 4 sketches by E. Javelle. Soft cover. Envoi de l'auteur at top of front cover. Paper with signs of ageing and some creases. Very good. 25.6 x 18.2.
35323 HOARE, Merval RAMBLER'S GUIDE TO NORFOLK ISLAND $10.00 AUD
Pacific Publications. Sydney. 1965. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 1 general map of Norfolk at centre fold, and 5 maps, plus 1 isometrical view of Kingston prior to 1856 at rear. Pictorial soft covers (lightly soiled). Foxing on outside edges. Very good. 21.3 x 13.7.
70346 HOUGH, Richard CAPTAIN BLIGH & MR. CHRISTIAN, The Men and the Mutiny $25.00 AUD
Hutchinson of London. London. 1972. Uncorrected proof copy "on proofing paper and the property of the publisher". 314 PP with 12 head-pieces and 13 b/w illustrations (plans, maps,..), plus 20 pages with 19 b/w plates. Fp: Portraits of William Bligh and Fletcher Christian. Eps: Chart of the track of His Majesty's Armoured Ship Bounty in the South Seas 1788 to 1790. Soft covers with light wear/soiling. Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good. 23.4 x 15.5. 0091128609
71415 INNES, Hammond THE LAST VOYAGE, Captain Cook's Lost Diary $10.00 AUD
Collins. London. 1978. 1st Ed. 254 PP. Eps: Map of world with the three voyages of Cook. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 21.6 x 13.8. 0002214458
The personal account written when he probably had time for reflection.
71339 INSOLE, Elizabeth Dawson EXILE INTO ADVENTURE $30.00 AUD
Christopher Johnson. London. 1957. 1st Ed. 219 PP, plus 8 plates with b/w illustrations by Alan V. Insole. Fp. Eps: Map of the Pacific with route of the author. Hard cover, dj with a small chip and a clear plastic sleeve. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22 x 14.5.
A voyage in 1957/58 to the Pacific islands as a health cure: New Zealand, Fiji, Samoa, Australia, New Caledonia and French Polynesia.
12802 JANUS, Marc LES DEPARTEMENTS D'OUTRE MER ET LA CEE, Les DOM, la République française et la CEE: esquisse d'une trilogie partenariale $30.00 AUD
L'Harmattan. Paris. 1995. 1st Ed. 187 PP with 1 map of the so-called Ultra-Peripheral islands of the EEC and 3 organigrams in the text. Decorated card cover. Light foxing around edges, o/wise near fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738437508
The partnership between the European Union, the French Republic and the French overseas departments.
71280 JOHNSON, Osa BRIDE IN THE SOLOMONS $80.00 AUD
Houghton Mifflin. Boston. 1944. 1st Ed. X, (2), 251 PP, plus 62 b/w plates. Title page: Slit gongs (boo-boos). Eps: Coconut trees by the beach. Cloth cover, device on front cover, title on front cover and spine which has insect damage (holes in the cloth), however, binding is still tight. Copy lacking the 2 first plates found in the section between pages 68 / 69. Otherwise a very good copy of the scarce original edition. 22 x 13.5.
The quest for bringing back the first authentic record of cannibals actually eating human flesh.
71179 JPS THE JOURNAL OF THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY - Volume 62, No. 2 $50.00 AUD
The Polynesian Society. Wellington, New Zealand. 1953. Volume 62, No. 2 (June 1953). Edited by C.R.H. Taylor. Vol. 62, No. 2: 93-198 PP with b/w illustrations. Plus 36 pages "Memoir supplements": Nga Moteatea (Part 1) 71-90 PP and Native use of Fish in Hawaii (instalment No. 3) 147-162 PP and folded plate with over 120 drawings of fishes. Soft covers with light wear and some chips around edges. Stamp of the Victoria University of Wellington Library on top of front cover. Contents near fine. Scarce. 24.6 x 15.5.
Mythes et Chants Polynesiens d' Ouvea (Iles Loyalty) by Jean Guiart, (French text with English summary). The Polynesian Family System in Ka'u Hawai'i, by E.S. Craighill Handy and Mary Kawena Pukui. Necklaces, Pendants, and Amulets from the Chatham Islands and New Zealand, by H.D. Skinner and W.J. Phillips.
52779 KATZ, Ron LA FRANCE EN AMERIQUE. Héritage Architectural de la Colonisation à la Naissance d'une Nation $60.00 AUD
Editions du Pacifique & French Heritage Society. Paris & New York. 2004. 1st French edition, translated from the US original by Hugues Valentin. Foreword by Arnaud d'Hauterives and Introduction by Carl J. Ekberg. 224 PP with 5 b/w illustrations and hundreds of colour illustrations (engravings, paintings, and photos by Arielle de la Tour d'Auvergne). Hard cover, dj. French text. Fine. 28.6 x 25.7. 2878680766
71445 KEPLER, Angela K. EXOTIC TROPICALS OF HAWAII, Heliconias, Gingers, Anthuriuims & Decorative Foliage $10.00 AUD
Mutual Publishing. Honolulu. 1989. 1st Ed. 108 PP with colour photos throughout, plus 3 pages of Index which has several handwritten notes. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.2. 0935180834
71203 LEENHARDT, Maurice ARTS OF THE OCEANIC PEOPLES $60.00 AUD
Thames & Hudson. London. 1950. 1st Eng. Ed. Translated from the French by Michael Heron. 150 PP incl. 4 full-page colour plates plus 124 illustrations in text & 6 illust. in introduction and 11 maps, printed on superior gloss paper. Orig. gilt-engraved cloth cover & spine with dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket chipped with some small repaired tears and is protected. Signature of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a very clean and near fine copy. Scarce. 25 x 16.
A fascinating book containing detailed descriptions of the strange objects, both ornamental and ritual of the Oceanic people of the far-flung islands and archipelagoes of the Pacific (New Caledonia, Tahiti, Marquesas, Easter Island, Fiji, Solomons, Hawaii, PNG, New Hebrides, including the natives of Australasia, as well as the islands of the Indian Ocean (Madagascar).
70851 LELAND, Louis S., Jr. A PERSONAL KIWI-YANKEE DICTIONARY $20.00 AUD
John McIndoe Ltd. Dunedin, NZ. 1980. 1st Ed. 115 PP with vignette on half title and title pages. Pictorial soft cover. Ex Libris of previous owner inside front cover. Spine lightly sunned. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 18.2 x 11. 086868001X
70711 LINTON, Ralph, WINGERT, Paul S. & D'HARNONCOURT, René ARTS OF THE SOUTH SEAS $40.00 AUD
The Museum of Modern Art. New York. 1946. 1st Ed. 200 PP with 16 maps, 184 b/w photos and 4 colour plates by Miguel Covarrubias. Fp: Human figure surmounted by a bird, from the Sepik River, New Guinea. Eps: Map of the South Seas. Card covers with light wear, pictorial front. Old damp marks at top of front cover. Internally near fine. 25.5 x 19.
67705 LOTI, Pierre UN JEUNE OFFICIER PAUVRE - Fragments de Journal Intime rassemblés par son fils Samuel Viaud (in La Petite Illustration) $20.00 AUD
Editions de l'Illustration. Paris. 1923. 1st published in "La Petite Illustration", No. 143, 28 April 1923. 92 PP with 3 b/w photos, 17 drawings and 3 watercolurs tipped in by the author. No. 143 bound together with 5 other issues (Nos. 141, 142, 147, 148 ... for a total of 188 more pages) of La Petite Illustration. Hard cover, half bound with marbled boards and gilt title "Romans et Théatre" on a cloth spine. Covers slightly rubbed. A few small stamps of previous owner on first page of the issues. A few small dog-ears, but overall, a very good copy. French text. 29.5 x 20.5.
71568 LUOMALA, Katharine THE MENEHUNE OF POLYNESIA AND OTHER MYTHICAL LITTLE PEOPLE OF OCEANIA, Bulletin 203 $25.00 AUD
Kraus Reprint. New York. 1976. Reprint of 1951 first edition published by Bishop Museum. (4), 95 PP with 2 maps. Stiff covers a little faded around edges, o/wise fine. 25.7 x 17.5.
10340 MACKANESS, George A BOOK OF THE 'BOUNTY' AND SELECTIONS FROM BLIGH'S WRITINGS $25.00 AUD
J. Dent & Sons. London. 1938. Ist Ed., No. 950 in the Everyman's Library series. XVI, 327, (8 publications) PP. Eps. Green cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Ex Libris of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 17.5 x 11.
71281 MACKANESS, George A BOOK OF THE 'BOUNTY' AND SELECTIONS FROM BLIGH'S WRITINGS $35.00 AUD
J. Dent & Sons. London. 1938. Ist Ed., No. 950 in the Everyman's Library series. XVI, 327, (8 publications) PP. Eps. Green cloth cover with some wear, gilt title on spine, somewhat browned dust jacket. Ex Libris of previous owner on front endpaper. Ageing of paper. Very good. 17.5 x 11.
70349 MACKANESS, George (editor) FRESH LIGHT ON BLIGH - Being Some Unpublished Correspondence of Captain William Bligh, R.N. and Lieutenant Francis Godolphin Bond R.N. ... $150.00 AUD
Author / Privately Printed. Sydney. 1953. Limited edition of 135 copies & 15 Presentation copies. "One of the Presentation Copies signed by George Mackaness". Volume XXIX in the Australian Historical Monographs series. 84 PP with 12 b/w illustrations. Stapled card covers with light wear and sunned spine. Contents fine. Scarce. 24.5 x 18.
... with Lieutenant Bond's Manuscript Notes made on the Voyage of H.M.S. Providence 1791-1795. Correspondence between Captain William Bligh and John & Francis Godolphin Bond.
69634 McLAUGHLIN, Geoff (editor) DISCOVER PARADISE: A selection of stories from Air Niugini's in-flight magazine - Paradise $30.00 AUD
Air Niugini. Port Moresby. 1992. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dieter Seefeld. (2), 144 PP with hundreds of b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Foxing spots on top edge of covers, o/wise a fine copy. 29.5 x 21.5. 9980907924
34 stories. ... Corrugated Kites "Junker W34", by David Eastburn. ... Compensation Ceremony, by Nancy Cohen. Rabaul, by Rani Hesketh. Sepik River carvings / Holosa: the Mud Men, by Liz Thompson. ... Possums, by Tim Flannery.
71364 MIKLOUCHO-MACLAY, Nikolai Nikolaevich MIKLOUCHO-MACLAY: NEW GUINEA DIARIES 1871-1883 $20.00 AUD
Kristen. Madang, PNG. 1975. 1st Edition of 3000 copies. Translated from the Russian with biographical comments by C. L. Sentinella. (8), 355 PP, plus 16 pages with 19 b/w illust. FEP: Map of the coast of Papua New Guinea at Astrolabe Bay. REP: Map of Astrolabe Bay and adjoining coast of Papua New Guinea. Pictorial card cover. Signature of previous owner on FFEP. Covers a little rubbed around edges, o/wise near fine. 21 x 14. 0858041529
Russian explorer who lived for a total of 3 years with villagers of Astrolabe Bay, coast of New Guinea.
71423 MIKLUCHO-MAKLA, Nicolaj Nikolajewitsch TAMO RUSS $45.00 AUD
Berlin. c. 1948. SWA- Verlag. Translated from the Russian original by E. Sabel. 360 PP with over 55 b/w illustrations by Erich Gruner. Fp: portrait of N.N. Miklouho-Maclay. Eps: map in colour of Northern Australia / Indonesia, with tracks of his travels. Hard cover, title on a decorated cloth spine, illustrated front and back covers. Covers slightly rubbed and soiled. Ageing of paper. Bookplate of previous owner on half title page. Good copy. German text. 22.3 x 15.
Travel notes of a Russian ethnographer, the first white man to have lived with New Guineans and studied them.
71352 MOREAU, Abbé & CROZES, Abbé SOUVENIRS DE LA PETITE ET DE LA GRANDE ROQUETTE $100.00 AUD
Paris. 1884. Jules Rouff et Cie, Editeurs. 1st Ed. (6), VIII, 414 PP with facsimile of documents (autographs, letters, journal Tam-Tam Ballon). FP (with tissue guard): Portrait of Abbé Crozes. Marbled endpapers, Quarter bound, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Contents near fine. French text. 18.3 x 12.
Roquette = Jails of Paris. Petite: young offenders / Grande: people judged and condemned. Chapters VII, VIII & IX (pages 235 to 361) "Six Ans a la Nouvelle-Caledonie": Letters received by Abbé Crozes jailed at the time of the "Commune de Paris", by Communards (political convicts) transported to New Caledonia.
13679 MOUTOUSSAMY, Ernest L'OUTRE-MER SOUS LA PRESIDENCE DE FRANCOIS MITTERAND $20.00 AUD
L'Harmattan. Paris. 1996. 1st Ed. 192 PP. Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 14.5. 273844301X
The evolution of the French Overseas Departments and Territories during the 14 years in power of the French president François Mitterand.
71278 MOZZICONACCI, Cécile ECOUTEZ LE CHANT DU KAVA - Lisen singsing blong Kava $20.00 AUD
Grain de Sable. Nouméa. 1997. 1st Ed., in the "D'îles en îles" series. 80 PP with 1 map, and 32 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Covers slightly rubbed. Very good. French text. 15 x 10.8. 284170033X
Study on the Kava (Piper Methysticum) of Vanuatu.
67737 N/A INDOCHINE - Une Réalisation Française: ce que vous devez savoir $10.00 AUD
Editions de l'Agence Extérieure. Paris. 1946. 1st Ed., in Collection de l' Empire. 124, (4) PP with 1 sketch map. Soft cover. French text. Very good. 18.7. x 12.
69542 N/A A PRAYER FOR NEW SOUTH WALES $30.00 AUD
"United Australia Party" / Marchant & Co. Ltd. Sydney. 1932. Colour illustrated prospectus / hand bill. Near fine. 11 x 15.2.
On May 13, 1932, Sir Philip Game sacked Jack Lang, as Premier. "A Prayer for New South Wales", was celebrating a great and glorious victory on the 11th of June 1932, with the election of the new Premier, Bertram Stevens of the United Australia Party.
57905 NELSON, Hank TAIM BILONG MASTA - The Australian Involvement with Papua New Guinea $25.00 AUD
ABC Books / Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Sydney. 1990. New edition of the 1982 original. 224 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on inside front cover. A very good clean copy. 26 x 20.5. 0733300693
Based on the ABC Radio series, produced by Tim Bowden.
71569 NEW GUINEA WRITERS' CLUB UNDER THE ATEBRIN MOON, A Haversack from New Guinea $50.00 AUD
Angus and Robertson. Sydney. 1946. 1st ed. XII, 181 PP. Hard cover, dust jacket. Jacket has some chips and repairs and is in a protective sleeve. Contents near fine. Scarce. 19 x 13.
Being stories and verse by servicemen in New Guinea, members of the New Guinea Writers' Club.
71223 NORDHOFF, Charles & HALL, James Norman PITCAIRN'S ISLAND $40.00 AUD
Chapman & Hall. London. 1935. 1st UK edition. XII, 418, (2 publications) PP. Eps: World map with tracks of Bounty and Pandora. Cloth cover, device on front cover and spine. Spine lightly rubbed at head and repaired at foot. 2 newspaper clippings loosely inserted. Foxing spots in text and on outside edges. A very good reading copy. 20.7 x 14.
71409 NORDHOFF, Charles & HALL, James Norman MUTINY ! $20.00 AUD
Chapman & Hall. London. 1933. 1st Ed. VIII, 416 PP. Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean with tracks of Bounty, open-boat and Pandora. Cloth cover, device on front cover and spine. Covers lightly soiled and with fade spots on rear cover. Occasional foxing (heavy on outside edges). Name of previous owner at top of front endpaper. Very good copy. 20.7 x 13.5.
59178 NORFOLK ISLAND NORFOLK ISLAND - Home Edition -1989 / Universal Business Directories $10.00 AUD
Universal Business Directories. Auckland. 1989. 1989 edition. 16 PP with 3 b/w photos and advertisements, plus 1 map in colour of Norfolk Island. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 27.5 x 22.
67202 NORFOLK ISLAND GOVERNMENT ANNUAL REPORT ON THE TERRITORY OF NORFOLK ISLAND 1963-64 $15.00 AUD
Department of Territories. Canberra. 1964. 1st Ed. 33, (3 blank) PP with tables, plus 1 folded map in colour at rear of book and 4 pages with 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Ex library copy with stamps on front cover, title page and folded map. Title page with library pocket. Book creased in its middle. Good reading copy. 27.2 x 21.7.
70351 NORFOLK ISLAND GOVERNMENT NORFOLK ISLAND - Report 1987-88 $15.00 AUD
Government House. Norfolk Island. 1988. 1st Ed. (4), 66 PP with tables, 1 map, 2 graphs and 3 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.8 x 17.5.
70352 NORFOLK ISLAND GOVERNMENT NORFOLK ISLAND - Report 1988-89 $15.00 AUD
Administration of Norfolk Island. Norfolk Island. 1989. 1st Ed. 92 PP with tables, 1 map and 2 b/w photos, plus 1 folded "Souvenir" road map. Inside front cover: Map. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.8 x 17.5.
71675 O'CONNELL, James F. A RESIDENCE OF ELEVEN YEARS IN NEW HOLLAND AND THE CAROLINE ISLANDS $30.00 AUD
A.N.U. Canberra. 1972. 1st Ed., No. 4 in the Pacific History Series. Foreword by H. E. Maude, Introduction and annotations by Saul H. Riesenberg. XIV, 232, (2) PP with 10 b/w illust. Eps: Map of the island of Ponape. Cloth cover, dj. Few foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14. 0708105386
Account of the early days of Australia (1820-1826) then life in Ponape where he lived for 5 years (1826-1831).
65244 ORLIAC, Catherine & Michel Des Dieux regardent les Etoiles: Les Derniers Secrets de l'ILE DE PÂQUES $10.00 AUD
Gallimard. Paris. 1997. Reprint of the 1988 original, in Découvertes Gallimard series. 144 PP with 140 b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. Small format: 18 x 12.5. 2070530639
70853 PETERSEN - ROIL, Almuth PITCAIRN und Norfolk $55.00 AUD
Verlag Almuth Petersen-Roil. Munchen. 1988. 1st edition limited to 200 hand numbered copies (No. 122 / 200). Volume 3 in "Bibliographie Einer Insel" series. (14), 76 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 postal stamp, 2 sketch maps, 2 maps and 4 portraits. Soft covers, pictorial front, with light soiling. German text. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Contents fine. 21 x 14.8.
Table 6: Ship list... 624 entries for published articles .
70817 PONDER, Winifred AN IDLER IN THE ISLANDS $25.00 AUD
Cornstalk Publishing Company. Sydney. 1924. 1st Ed. (10), 90 PP, plus 11 plates with 22 b/w photos. Fp: The simple savage and the suit case. Cloth cover, title on front board and spine. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Title page with repaired closed tear. Contents near fine. 19 x 13.
Travel to: Fiji, Niaoufou (Tin Can island) and Tonga, Samoa ..
67820 REVIER, Aude, GERARD, Violaine (editors) AIR FRANCE 80 ANS / YEARS (in Air France Magazine No. 198) $25.00 AUD
Air France. Paris. 2013. Issue 198, October 2013 "Souvenir Edition". 166, (20), XIV (adverts.) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Text in French and English. Fine. 26 x 19.5.
Tour d'Air France en 80 ans, by Marc Branchu. ... Voyage Graphique / Publicity Junket, by Amélie Gastaut (curator of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris) & Marc Branchu. ... les Paris de Paris / the Paris paradigm, by Pierre Léonforte ...
71346 ROCHEFORT, Henri DE NOUMEA A NEWCASTLE (AUSTRALIE) $40.00 AUD
La Petite Maison./ ALFA (Atelier Littéraire Franco-Australien). Paris. 1997. 1st edition limited to 205 copies (an un-numbered copy). 72 PP with P. 61 to 70 containing 3 texts in English from "The Newcastle Chronicle" (28th March, 31st March and 2nd April 1874). Soft covers. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. French text. 18.5 x 12. 2907052144
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...
71354 ROCHEFORT, Henri L'AURORE BOREALE - Roman de Moeurs Contemporaines $50.00 AUD
Librairie Martinon / Jeanmaire. Paris. 1879. 1st Ed. 326 PP. Soft covers, vignette on front cover. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. Very good. French text. 18.7 x 12.
48894 RODGERS, Richard, HAMMERSTEIN, Oscar & LOGAN, Joshua MARY MARTIN in the Musical Play SOUTH PACIFIC $15.00 AUD
Theatre Royal. London. c. 1950. 1st Ed., adapted from James Mitchener's Tales of the South Pacific. 20 PP with 33 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Small crease on lower corners, o/wise fine. 27 x 20.7.
Produced by Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein 2nd, Leland Hayward & Joshua Logan. Music by Richard Rodgers...
71349 SEGALEN, Victor LES IMMEMORIAUX $60.00 AUD
Librairie Plon. Paris. 1929. 6th edition of the 1921 original by G. Ces & C. 312, (4 publications) PP with 5 drawings (2 tailpieces and 3 headpieces) by Paul Gauguin (woodcuts by G.D. de Monfreid). Bound copy retaining original front cover, gilt title on red label on spine. Ageing of paper. Nice copy. French text. 18.3 x 12.5.
69044 SHADBOLT, Maurice & RUHEN, Olaf LES ILES DU PACIFIQUE SUD $10.00 AUD
Flammarion / National Geographic Society. Paris / Washington. 1977. 1st French edition of the 1971 reprint of the 1968 US original. 212 PP with over 250 b/w and colour photos. Title spread: Canoeists fish by lantern light as the sun dips behind the ragged heights of Moorea. Cloth cover, title on front board and spine. Near fine. French text. 26 x 17.7. 2082010058
Polynesia: Tahiti, Cook Islands, Samoa, Tonga & New Zealand. Melanesia: Fiji, New Caledonia, New Hebrides, Solomons & New Guinea.
17512 SHAPIRO, H. L. THE HERITAGE OF THE BOUNTY, The Story of Pitcairn through six generations $60.00 AUD
Simon and Schuster. New York. 1936. 1st US Ed. XV, 329 PP, plus 8 pages with 18 b/w photos. Endpapers: map of the Pacific, with insert 'Pitcairn Island". Illustrated cloth cover and spine, pictorial dust jacket. Ex-libris of previous owner on inside front cover. Covers have light wear, dust jacket has a few chips and a browned spine. Contents are clean and a near fine copy. Scarce. 24 x 15.5.
Story of a 10 day visit on the "Zaca" in 1934 and account of researches on the Pitcairn Islanders by this American anthropologist.
59224 SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES, Tome XXVII / No. 30 $20.00 AUD
Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1971. Volume 27, No. 30, March 1971. Edited by R.P. Patrick O'REILLY. 101 PP with 1 map, figures and tables, plus 6 plates with 1 figure and 14 b/w photos. Soft covers with light wear. Contents near fine. French text. 27.5 x 18.3.
Musical instruments on Malaita (1), by Hugo Zemp. Land tenure in French Polynesia, by Alfred Grand.
59225 SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES, Tome XXVII / No. 31 $45.00 AUD
Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1971. Volume 27, No. 31, June 1971. Edited by R.P. Patrick O'REILLY. (4), 103-214 PP with tables, plus 1 folded plate map Isle of Pines and 18 plates with 38 b/w illustrations. Soft covers with light wear, o/wise very good. French text. 27.5 x 18.3.
Political deportees of the Commune de Paris to Isle of Pines, by Georges Pisier. ... The export trade in tropical products in New Caledonia, by Bronwen Douglas. Land tenure in French Polynesia, by Alfred Grand.
68284 SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES - No. 142-143: "Du Corps à l'Image" $70.00 AUD
Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Paris. 2016. No. 142-143, 2016, edited by Isabelle Leblic. Special Issue introduced by Aurélie Condevaux, Géraldine Leroux and Laura Schuft. 332, (2) PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations. Soft cover, pictorial front. French texts with 6 papers in English. Small crease on bottom of front cover, o/wise fine. 27.5 x 18. 9782854301304
Special issue: Du Corps à l' Image. La réinvention des Performances Culturelles en Océanie.
70195 SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES - No. 144-145: "L'Urbanisation en Mélanésie" $80.00 AUD
Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Paris. 2017. No. 144-145, 2017, edited by Isabelle Leblic. Special Issue: "Urban Melanesia', introduced by Christine Jourdan & Lamont Lindstrom. 380 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations. Stiff cover, pictorial front. French texts with 8 papers in English. Fine. 27.5 x 18. 9782854301342
Special issue: Urban Melanesia.
70877 SOUTER, Gavin LION AND KANGAROO: The Initiation of Australia 1901-1919 $15.00 AUD
Collins. Sydney. 1976. 1st Ed. XII, 13- 344 PP with 6 in-text drawings, plus 8 pages with 14 colour illustrations and 16 pages with 35 b/w illustrations. Eps: Coat of Arms "Advance Australia". Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Newspaper clipping with review by Douglas Brass, loosely inserted. Fine. 26 x 17. 0002114453
11101 TEIN, Kaloonbat HWANFALIK, Dictons de la Vallée de Hienghène / Sayings of the Hienghène Valley $25.00 AUD
A.D.C.K. Nouméa. 1992. Reprint of the 1987 O.C.S.T.C. original. 60 PP with 1 b/w portrait of the Author and 13 b/w illustrations by Paula Boi & Annie Roses. Soft cover, illustrated front. French & English text. Near fine. 21 x 14.8. 2909407071
The sayings (Hwanfalik in the Nemi language of Hienghène), manner of expression, rich in poetry and offering a wealth of philosophy. Ceremony, daily life ...
13300 THOMPSON, Anne-Gabrielle (editor) THE SOUTHWEST PACIFIC. An annotated guide to bibliographies, indexes and collections in Australian Libraries $30.00 AUD
Research School of Pacific Studies / A.N.U. Canberra. 1986. 1st Ed. X, 127 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17.5. 0867848327
71343 THOMPSON, R. Wardlaw MY TRIP IN THE JOHN WILLIAMS $45.00 AUD
London Missionary Society. London. 1900. 1st Ed. XII, 208, (4 publications) PP with over 62 b/w illustrations. Blue cloth cover, illustrated front, gilt title on spine. Light shelf wear, foxing spots on outside edges and on few leaves. Offsetting on endpapers. Presentation plate on front endpaper with former owner's name. Copy lacking the frontispiece called for. Gutters starting a little, but overall, still a nice copy of a scarce item. 21.5 x 17.5.
Detailed account of a 1897 voyage aboard a missionary supply vessel. Includes visits to PNG ports, the Loyalty Islands (pages 112 to 129 with 4 b/w illustrations), Erromanga, Fiji, Niue, the Cook Islands & Samoa.
71198 TOUSSAINT, Auguste (editor) ASSOCIATION HISTORIQUE INTERNATIONALE DE L'OCEAN INDIEN - BULLETIN $20.00 AUD
Indian Ocean International Historical Association. Saint Denis, La Reunion. 1963. Bulletin edited in January 1963. 2, 2, 16, 3, (2), 26 PP (typescript). Stapled paper wrappers with a few repairs, illustrated front. French and/or English text. Very good. 27 x 21.
Bulletin on the Association and the 2nd gathering in 1962 of the "International Commission of Maritime History" held at Lourenco-Marques, Mozambique.
71330 UN PERE MARISTE (MAYET, R. P. Claude) AUGUSTE MARCEAU, Capitaine de Frégate, Commandant de l'Arche d'Alliance (in 2 Volumes) $120.00 AUD
Paris. 1891. René Haton. New edition. Vol. I: (4), VIII, 350 PP. Fp: Portrait du Commandant Marceau. Vol. II: (4), 360 PP. Marbled endpapers. Quarter bound, raised bands and gilt title on spines with only minimal wear. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges and margins of pages. French text. Near fine. Scarce. 18 x 12.
Missionary work in the South Pacific, by this retired Officer of the French Navy, (reign of Louis-Philippe I).
37599 VIDIL, Capitaine de Corvette Charles HISTOIRE DES MUTINS DE LA BOUNTY ET DE L'ILE PITCAIRN (1789-1930) $70.00 AUD
Payot. Paris. 1932. 1st Ed., in the Bibliotheque Historique series. 227 PP with 1 map on double page, plus 8 b/w plates. Pictorial soft covers. Uncut copy. Covers browned, piece missing on lower corner of front cover. Internally near fine. French text. 22.5 x 14.
History of the mutiny on the Bounty, and of the Island of Pitcairn.
12460 WAINHOUSE, David W. REMNANTS OF EMPIRE: The United Nations and the End of Colonialism $20.00 AUD
Council on Foreign Relations. New York. 1964. 1st Ed. X, (2), 153, (3 adv.) PP with 1 table and 1 double page map. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. Scarce. 21 x 14.
The Colonial emancipation debate initiated by WWII. Chapters on: Australia's difficult Trust obligations, New Zealand's enlightened colonial record, Disengagement and special problems in the British colonial domain...
71332 WELSH, Kathleen (editor) NORFOLK ISLAND COOKERY BOOK $15.00 AUD
Schöning & Co. / Sunshine Club. Germany / Norfolk Island. c. 1966. Reprint of original edition. Foreword by Margaret Wordsworth. (4), 48 PP. Pictorial soft covers with light soiling. Note on inside front cover, o/wise fine. 20.5 x 12.5.
Recipes with avocado, bananas, coconut... kumeras, paw paw... (N.B.: Imperial measurements: pints, ounces and pounds. Three last pages: Norfolk words and phrases explained.