Maritime Books

Franconésie Catalogue #23: New Caledonia, Vanuatu, and French Polynesia

Last update: 27 November 2023

71342
ABLY, Jean
LA MER DU SUD - Chroniques de Tahiti
$80.00 AUD

Editions Pierre Roger. Paris. 1932. 1st edition in "Voyages de Jadis et d'Aujourd'hui" series. 222 PP, plus 8 plates with 11 b/w photos. Leather bound copy retaining original card cover (pictorial front), raised bands, gilt title on spine, ribbon page marker. Marbled endpapers. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. French text. Scarce. Image shows original card cover. 19.7 x 14.6.

4 short stories.

40906
AIR FRANCE
1949 / 1999 50ème ANNIVERSAIRE DU PREMIER VOL COMMERCIAL PARIS-NOUMEA
$25.00 AUD

Air France. Nouméa. 1999. 1st Ed. Foreword by Jacques Clabaut. Edited by MARTIN, Frank, MARTIN, Marie-Claude, FUSTEC, Bernard et al. 114 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Carnet commémoratif of 12 pages, No. 835/1000 loosely inserted. Near fine. French text. 29.8 x 21.

Published in 1999, to commemorate the first commercial flight between Paris and Nouméa in 1949. Paris (21 September 1949), Tunis, Cairo, Bassorah, Karachi, Calcutta, Saïgon, Batavia, Darwin, Brisbane, Nouméa (27 September 1949).

46672
ALLEMANE, Jean
MEMOIRES D'UN DEPORTE DE LA COMMUNE - Centenaire de la Déportation en Nouvelle-Calédonie
$20.00 AUD

Société d'Etudes Historiques. Nouméa. 1982. Reprint of the 1977 original. Publication No. 15, of Société d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 190 PP. Soft cover, dj. Fine. French text. 28 x 17.5.

11872
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
FAUNE ET FLORE EN NOUVELLE CALEDONIE
$40.00 AUD

CTRDP. Nouméa. 1990. 1st Ed. 65 PP with b/w illust. (maps, graphs, sketches...). Illustrated soft cover. Fine. French text. 29.7 x 21.

The flora and fauna of New Caledonia with their natural environment. A good bibliography.

51033
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
HISTOIRE DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE. Nouvelles approches, nouveaux objets
$40.00 AUD

L'Harmattan & Groupe de Recherche en Histoire Océanienne Contemporaine. Paris. 2005. 1st Ed., No. 1 in Portes Océanes series. 350 PP with 2 graphs and 5 tables. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.2. 2747598837

65184
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
LE PAYS KUNIE: Déportation, Bagne et Patrimoine Pénitentiaire
$30.00 AUD

Mairie de l' île des Pins et editions du GRHOC. Nouméa. 2014. 1st edition with foreword by Sarah and Hilarion Vendégou. 48 PP with 39 b/w and 10 colour illustrations. Inside covers: map of the Western coast of the Isle of Pines. Pictorial stiff covers. French text. Fine. 21 x 15. 9782953990874

Isle of Pines: convict settlement and heritage.

68686
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
Les BALLANDE et l'Appel du Large - Cinq générations d' Aventuriers et d' Entrepreneurs 1838 - 2016
$125.00 AUD

Groupe Ballande & GRHOC. Nouméa. 2016. 1st edition with a preface by Louis Ballande. 248 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. French text. Fine. 29.5 x 23.5. 9791094708026

Shipowners, businessmen, traders, farmers and graziers, mining interests... New Caledonia, New Hebrides / Vanuatu. ...

70716
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
Entre Mer et Montagnes, BOULOUPARIS, 1857 - 1879 - 2019
$125.00 AUD

Ville de Boulouparis & GRHOC. Nouméa. 2019. 1st edition, with a preface by Alain Lazare, Mayor. 224 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 23.5. 9791094708002

70852
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
LA FRANCE AUX ANTIPODES - Histoire de la Nouvelle-Calédonie
$75.00 AUD

Vendémiaire. Paris. 2018. 1st Ed. 389, (5) PP with 3 maps. Pictorial soft covers. French text. Fine. 19.8 x 14.5. 9782363583062

70854
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
KALEIDOSCOPE KANAK, Dix Nouvelles Calédoniennes (Nouvelle-Calédonie 1100 av. J.-C. à 2035 ap. J.-C.)
$40.00 AUD

Edilivre. Saint Denis, Paris. 2015. 1st Ed. 154 PP. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. French text. 20.5 x 13.4. 9782334052023

Short stories.

70855
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
POESIES HISTORIQUES NEO-CALEDONIENNES - Poèmes Libres et Fragments de Prose
$30.00 AUD

Edilivre. Saint Denis, Paris. 2015. 1st Ed. 146, (4) PP. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. French text. 20.5 x 13.4. 9782334082846

Short stories.

70856
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
MANIFESTE POUR UN PEUPLE CALEDONIEN, ou la construction à venir d'une Nouvelle-Calédonie arc-en-ciel, "petite nation" dans la France ultramarine. Essai. Version courte
$15.00 AUD

Editions du GRHOC / Groupe de Recherche Historique sur l'Océanie Contemporaine. Nouméa. 2019. 1st Ed. 114 PP. Soft covers, pictorial front. French text. New. 20.5 x 13.4.

Short stories.

70857
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
POUR COMPRENDRE LES REFERENDUMS DE 2018-2022 EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Un éventail de futurs possibles. Essai. Version Courte
$25.00 AUD

Editions du GRHOC / Groupe de Recherche Historique sur l'Océanie Contemporaine. Nouméa. 2018. February 2018 edition. 1st Ed. 116 PP. Soft covers, pictorial front. French text. Fine. 20.5 x 13.4.

71181
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
A BRIEF HISTORY OF NEW CALEDONIA - From Austronesians to the "Destin Commun", 1100 BC - 2018 AD
$40.00 AUD

Editions du GRHOC / Groupe de Recherche Historique sur l'Océanie Contemporaine. Nouméa. 2018. 1st Ed. 100 PP with 22 b/w or colour illustrations. Soft covers, pictorial front. Fine (as new condition). 20.5 x 13.4.

71182
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
LE PREMIER CYCLE DU GRAAL - Nouvelles "historisées" d'une quête mythique revisitée
$40.00 AUD

Edilivre. Saint Denis, Paris. 2017. 1st Ed. 146, (4) PP. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. French text. 20.5 x 13.4. 9782414097272

9 short stories.

71193
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
Le Quartier de SAINT-QUENTIN, Hier et aujourd'hui
$10.00 AUD

Societé Immobilière de Nouvelle Calédonie. Nouméa. 2013. December 2013 edition. 20 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. French text. Near fine. 20 x 20.

District of Nouméa, built at the time of the "Nickel Mining Boom" of the late 1960s. Used by refugees from New Hebrides when this country achieved independence as Vanuatu. ... New developments...

71199
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
POULO CONDORE (CON DAO), l'archipel dont on ne revenait pas - Histoire de l'archipel carcéral de l'Indochine Francaise (1862-1954) et du Vietnam (1954-1993)
$40.00 AUD

Frédéric Angleviel. Nouméa. c. 2018. 1st Ed. 321, (3) PP. Soft covers. Fine. French text. 21 x 14.8.

Convict settlement in this Archipelago of the South China Sea, south of Saigon / Ho Chi Minh City.

73209
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
MANIFESTE POUR UN PEUPLE CALEDONIEN, ou la construction à venir d'une Nouvelle-Calédonie arc-en-ciel, "petite nation" dans la France ultramarine. Essai
$20.00 AUD

Edilivre. Saint Denis. 2019. 1st Ed. 170, (4) PP. Stiff covers, pictorial front. French text. Fine. 20.5 x 13.4. 9782414323528

61206
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric (editor)
FARINO - Un Siècle de Convivialité 1911-2011
$65.00 AUD

Mairie de Farino & Editions du GRHOC. Farino. 2011. 1st Ed., with a preface by Ghislaine Arlie (Mayor). 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. Oblong: 21.5 x 22.2. 9782953990805

Smallest city of New Caledonia. Home of the French writer Jean Mariotti.

11881
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric & LEXTREYT, Michel
WALLIS ET FUTUNA, Hommes et Espaces
$30.00 AUD

CTRDP / Centre Territorial de Recherche et de Documentation Pédagogiques. Nouméa. 1994. 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.

39916
BERGER, Bernard
LA BROUSSE EN FOLIE - Tome 3: LA DAME BLONCHE
$35.00 AUD

Editions Brousse en Folie. Nouméa. 2000. Reprint of the 1986 original. Volume 3 in La Brousse en Folie series. 52 PP of comic strips by Bernard Berger. Eps: The farm. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 29.2 x 22.6.

39917
BERGER, Bernard
LA BROUSSE EN FOLIE - Tome 2: TONTION LES GOSSES !
$35.00 AUD

Editions Brousse en Folie. Nouméa. 2007. Reprint of the 1985 original. Volume 2 in La Brousse en Folie series. 52 PP of comic strips by Bernard Berger. Eps: The farm. Pictorial boards. A little light foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 29.2 x 22.6. 2914544006

39920
BERGER, Bernard
LA BROUSSE EN FOLIE - Tome 5: ROUSSETTES DE CUISINE
$35.00 AUD

Editions Brousse en Folie. Nouméa. 2000. Reprint of the 1990 original. Volume 5 in La Brousse en Folie series. 52 PP of comic strips by Bernard Berger. Eps: The farm. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 29.2 x 22.6.

39921
BERGER, Bernard
LA BROUSSE EN FOLIE - Tome 6: A L'OMBRE DES NIAOULIS
$35.00 AUD

Editions Brousse en Folie. Nouméa. 1999. Reprint of the 1992 original. Volume 6 in La Brousse en Folie series. 52 PP of comic strips by Bernard Berger. Eps: The farm. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 29.2 x 22.6.

41164
BERGER, Bernard
LA BROUSSE EN FOLIE - Tome 1: LES PREMIERES FEINTES A TONTON MARCEL
$35.00 AUD

Author / Editions Brousse en Folie. Nouméa. 1990. Reprint of the 1984 original. Volume 1 in La Brousse en Folie series. 52 PP of comic strips by Bernard Berger. Eps: Profiles. Pictorial laminated boards. A little light foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 29.2 x 22.4.

42573
BERNUT-DEPLANQUE, Pascale
L'IDENTITE CULTURELLE CALEDONIENNE: Construction Possible ou Utopie? - Des Accords de Matignon à l'Accord de Nouméa: quelle place pour l'identité dans les politiques culturelles de Nouvelle-Calédonie
$35.00 AUD

Ile de Lumière. Nouméa. 2002. 1st Ed. 215 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21 x 13. 2912429153

Cultural identity in the melting pot of New Caledonia, following the 1998 Nouméa Agreement.

47763
BOI, Paula
PAULA BOI. Symbole & réalité - pura ma komui
$20.00 AUD

Agence de Développement de la Culture Kanak. Nouméa. 1996. 1st Ed. 16 PP with 5 b/w and 9 colour illustrations. Pictorial card cover, spiral bound. Fine. Oblong: 16 x 21.5.

Exhibition held at the ADCK centre in June/July 1996.

45602
BONNEMAISON, Joël
NOUVELLES HEBRIDES
$15.00 AUD

Editions du Pacifique. Papeete. 1975. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w & colour illustrations ( photos by Bernard Hermann ). Eps: Toka Dance. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. French text. 21 x 17.5.

A pictorial and narrative description of the tribal customs and social organisation of the New Hebrides, now Vanuatu, 5 years prior to Independence.

71225
BONNEMAISON, Joël
THE TREE AND THE CANOE, History and Ethnogeography of Tanna
$100.00 AUD

University of Hawaii Press / South Sea Books. Honolulu. 1994. 1st English edition of the 1986 French original: "La Dernière Ile". Translated and adapted by Josée Pénot-Demetry. XXIV, 368 PP with 10 maps & 33 b/w photos, and 3 head-pieces. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with light wear, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 24 x 16. 9780824815257

Resistance and resilience to Western cultural contacts.

70979
BOULAY, Roger
KANNIBALS ET VAHINES - Imagerie des Mers du Sud
$35.00 AUD

Editions de l'Aube. La Tour d'Aigues. 2000. 1st Ed. Preface by Pascal Dibie. 135 PP with 7 b/w illustrations, plus 16 colour plates. Pictorial card covers. 4 newspaper clippings loosely inserted. French text. Fine. 19 x 11.5. 2876785730

Views through European eyes of the South Seas Islands: the savages or Kanaks are ugly looking, mean and untrustworthy, where the Vahines are exquisite, attractive, cheerful...

71353
BOULAY, Roger
EROTIK KANAK
$25.00 AUD

Editions de l'Etrave. La Talbotière. 2013. 1st Ed. 48 PP with drawings based on engraved bamboos from New Caledonia. Stiff covers. Near fine. French text. 16 x 16. 9782359920222

67178
LE BREÜS, Alain
LES VIEUX VOISINS DE L'ANSE UARE
$60.00 AUD

Musée Maritime de Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 2015. 1st Ed. Foreword by Valérie Vattier. 56 PP with 8 colour illustrations (1 map, 1 painting and 6 photos) and 48 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.8. 9782951868816

Anse Uaré, a cove in the port of Nouméa, where 9 derelict vessels (2 steamships and 7 former windjammers) are buried under slag, a by product of the Nickel smelting plant.

13383
BROU, Bernard
RICHESSES MINIERES EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE
$20.00 AUD

Nouvelles Editions Latines. Paris. c. 1976. 1st Ed. Dossier No. 3. 32 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers. French text. Very good. 19 x 14. 2723300579

Brief history of the mineral resources of New Caledonia.

70655
BURNETT, Clyde W.
MY RETURN TO NEW CALEDONIA (via Tahiti, New Zealand, and Australia)
$45.00 AUD

Vantage Press. New York. 1978. 1st Ed. (10), 81 PP. Title spread: Map of New Caledonia. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Sparse foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 21.2 x 14. 533032989

Based at Camp Barnes, Nouméa, New Caledonia, between 1943 and 1945. Return to the South Pacific in 1969...

70850
CARCO, Francis
MAMAN PETITDOIGT
$50.00 AUD

Les Editions G. Crès et Cie. Paris. 1922. 11th print of the 1920 original. 94, (2) PP. Fp: Portrait of Francis Carco. Soft cover. Occasional foxing. French text. 18.5 x 12.

French writer born in New Caledonia in 1886. Souvenirs: growing up in Noumea, crossings between New Caledonia and France... Paris.

71351
CARCO, Francis
LA BOHEME ET MON COEUR, suivi de Chansons Aigres-Douces et de Petits Airs
$200.00 AUD

Editions de la Nouvelle Revue Française. Paris. 1922. Limited edition of 525 numbered copies (No. 323). 92 PP. Fp: Portrait of Francis Carco (etching by D. Galanis). Soft cover, illustrated dust jacket with title on spine, illustrated slipcase. A fine copy. French text. Format - Book: 18.5 x 13 / Slipcase: 19.3 x 13.5..

French writer born in New Caledonia in 1886.

71356
CARCO, Francis
LE ROMAN DE FRANCOIS VILLON
$30.00 AUD

Editions Albin Michel. Paris. 1951. Edition définitive of the 1926 original. 317, (3) PP. Soft cover. Most of pages uncut, foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. French text. 18.7 x 12.

French writer born in New Caledonia in 1886.

11165
CATHEDRALE DE NOUMEA
HISTOIRE DE LA CATHEDRALE DE NOUMEA 1853 - 1953
$45.00 AUD

Imprimerie de la Cathédrale. Nouméa. 1953. 1st Ed. 63 PP. Stapled card covers. Ageing of paper. French text. Near fine. 21.3 x 13.5.

The beginning of the Catholic Church in Nouméa, the first church blessed in 1858, the actual cathedral began in 1888, consecrated in 1894 by the bishops from Christchurch, Wellington & Fiji. Description of the cathedral and its successive priests.

11094
CATON, Joannes
JOURNAL D'UN DEPORTE 1871-1879 DE LA COMMUNE A L'ILE DES PINS
$65.00 AUD

France-Empire. Paris. 1986. 1st Ed. Foreword by Clément Rouanay. 487, (3 blank) PP, plus 12 pages with 16 b/w illustrations including 2 maps. Soft covers, pictorial front, spine lightly sunned and creased. Light foxing, mostly on prelims. Very good. French text. 24 x 15.4. 2704804990

Diary of Joannès Caton. Arrested & judged for association with the Communards in 1871, deported to New Caledonia on the "Calvados". Life at Numbo (dugong fishing in 1874) and on the Isle of Pines.

66455
CAZALET, Yves (editor)
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, ANNUAIRE DU TOURISME / 2014 - 2015 / NEW CALEDONIA, DIRECTORY OF TOURISM
$30.00 AUD

Agence PEC. Nouméa. 2013. 1st bilingual edition. 184 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French and English text. New. 29.7 x 21.

Pages 8 to 128: History and Museums, tourist destinations, Fauna and Flora ... Pages 129 to 176: Professional Directory. Pages 177 to 181: Directory of emails, websites and partners.

71216
CHANTEPLEURE, Guy
ESCALES OCEANIENNES, Nouvelle-Calédonie, Nouvelles-Hébrides
$25.00 AUD

Calmann-Lévy. Paris. 1935. 1st Ed. (6), 214, (2 contents) PP with 2 maps (New Caledonia and New Hebrides). Soft covers. Covers chipped and soiled. Ageing of paper and foxing. French text. Good copy. 19 x 12.

Voyage to New Caledonia and the New Hebrides (Vanuatu), on board the La Pérouse of Messageries Maritimes in June/July 1933. Return trip : Sydney, Nouméa, Port Vila, Santo, Hog Harbour, Port Sandwich, Lifu, Sydney.

11785
CHATENAY, Georges
ITINERAIRE D'UN ENFANT DE THIO ou Le Défi Calédonien
$45.00 AUD

Globasia Editions. Nouméa. 1995. 1st Ed. 380 PP with b/w illust. (photos, facsimile newspaper articles, ..). Pict. card cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.7.

Autobiography of a lawyer from Thio and his political moves and motives before and since the turmoil of the mid-1980's.

58949
CHEGARAY, Jacques
TAHITI, L'ENCHANTERESSE
$15.00 AUD

Editions Sun. Paris. 1956. 1st Ed. 86 PP with 8 colour photos and 82 b/w illustrations (1 woodcut, 2 charts and 79 photos.. Fp: Fishermen in the lagoon. Eps: Charts of Tahiti & Moorea. Cloth covers, a sunned spine. Receipe for 2 drink cocktails on verso of front endpaper. French text. Very good. Oblong: 21.5 x 23.5.

Tahiti, the enchanted island.

68741
CHEVEAU, Dominique (editor)
L'OUVRE BOITE, Le Journal Interne du CHT / Centre Hospitalier Territorial Nouméa - No. 65
$10.00 AUD

CHT Nouméa. Nouméa. 2016. No. 65, April - June 2016. 32 PP with colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 29.6 x 20.8.

68742
CHEVEAU, Dominique (editor)
L'OUVRE BOITE, Le Journal Interne du CHT / Centre Hospitalier Territorial Nouméa - No. 66
$10.00 AUD

CHT Nouméa. Nouméa. 2016. No. 66, July - September 2016. 36 PP with colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 29.6 x 20.8.

48475
COPPENRATH, Gerald
LES CHINOIS DE TAHITI, de l'aversion à l'assimilation 1865-1966
$100.00 AUD

Musee de l'Homme. Paris. 1967. 1st edition, limited to 2200 copies. No. 21 in Publications de la Societe des Océanistes. (2), 144, (4) PP with many tables, plus 1 folded table and 24 pages with 40 b/w photos. Stiff cover, title on front cover and spine. Pages mostly uncut. French text. Fine. 25 x 16.4.

The Chinese in Tahiti, from indentured labour working on cotton farms to Franco-Tahitian integration and French citizenship.

13042
CORNUET, V., OLIVA, J. & TALON, M. F.
ECOLOGIE EN NOUVELLE CALEDONIE: Corrigés et Compléments d'Information
$40.00 AUD

CTRDP. Nouméa. 1989. 1st Ed. 103 PP with illust. Illustrated card cover. Fine. French text. 29.7 x 21.

An addendum with answers to certain questions raised in their previous book.

71446
CREEKMORE, Hubert
THE LONG REPRIEVE and Other Poems from New Caledonia
$70.00 AUD

New Directions Books. New York. 1946. 1st edition of November 1946 limited to 1000 copies. XII, 68 PP, deckled edges on the fore part of outside edges. Hard cover with dust jacket which is in a protective sleeve. Light foxing on prelims, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 24 x 16.

Based on his experiences in New Caledonia when the Americans troops were based there during WWII.

45263
DALY, Henri
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, Porte-Avions Américain dans les Mers du Sud - La Guerre du Pacifique 1941-1945 - SEH Publication No.60
$100.00 AUD

Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 2003. 1st Ed. 321 PP with 6 drawings, 9 maps, and hundreds of b/w photos. Title page: USS Aircraft Carrier Enterprise (CV6), 10 October 1945. FEP: US troops landing in Nouméa. REP: US Navy ships anchored, in Grande Rade. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. French text. Fine. 28.8 x 21.4.. 2951723008

New Caledonia: American aircraft carrier during the Pacific War. WW II, before Pearl Harbor and the arrival of Poppy Force on 12 March 1942... USN in Wallis Island... Battle of the Coral Sea...

68589
DAVAR
AGRICULTURE CALEDONIENNE - Mémento Agricole Données 2015 / Agricultural Memento Data 2015
$10.00 AUD

DAVAR (Direction des Affaires Vétérinaires, Alimentaires et Rurales). Nouméa. 2016. July 2016 edition. 2 folded brochures (French and English): 4 folds with graphs and tables. Pictorial front. Text in French or English. New. Small format: 16 x 11.5..

2015 state of agriculture in New Caledonia: in graphs and tables.

68590
DAVAR
AGRICULTURE CALEDONIENNE - Mémento Agricole Données 2016 / Agricultural Memento Data 2016
$10.00 AUD

DAVAR (Direction des Affaires Vétérinaires, Alimentaires et Rurales). Nouméa. 2017. July 2017 edition. 2 folded brochures (French and English): 4 folds with graphs and tables. Pictorial front. Text in French or English. New. Small format: 16 x 11.5..

2016 state of agriculture in New Caledonia: in graphs and tables.

70362
DE CURTON, Docteur Emile
TAHITI - Terre Française Combattante
$30.00 AUD

Publications de la France Combattante. London. 1942. 1st edition with a preface by René Pleven. Brochure No. 101. (4), 103 PP with 3 head pieces (with colour), 4 maps (2 with colour) and 53 b/w photos. Fp: large folded map. Stiff cover, illustrated front. Front cover with a crease at lower corner and name of previous owner at top. Occasional foxing. French text. Very good. 24 x 17.7.

71323
DE LARIGAUDIE, Guy
RESONANCES DU SUD
$20.00 AUD

Librairie Plon. Paris. 1947. Reprint of the 1938 original. (8), 230, (2) PP with 2 maps on double page (voyages of the "Tooya" and the "Manureva") and (Rurutu Island), plus 16 pages with 22 b/w photos. Soft cover, illustrated front. Pages uncut. Ageing of paper, not affecting the plates. French text. Overall a very nice copy. 18.7 x 12.

Voyage of discovery to the archipelagoes of the Australes, Gambier and Tuamotus in the mid-1930's. The author was accompanying the French Governor Sautot during his annual travels.

70704
DEFRANCE, Véronique & VILLECHALANE, Bernard
RENE METZGER, Carnets de Guerre (1915-1918)
$60.00 AUD

Cercle du Musée de la Ville de Nouméa. Nouméa. 2015. 1st edition limited to 300 copies. Foreword by Odile Magnon. 65 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. French text. Fine. Oblong: 21x 29.7. 9782953506976

Correspondence to his family and notes, accompanied by his own photos, and published to commemorate the Centenary of the First World War.

71714
DEFRANCE, Véronique, BOISSERAND, Philippe & JACQUIER, Yves (editors)
LE NOUMEA DES BOOMS 1945-1975
$125.00 AUD

Ville de Nouméa. Nouméa. 2019. 1st edition of October 2019. Foreword by Sonia Lagarde, Mayor. 229 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. French Text. New. 29.7 x 24.7 9782956054047

Changes between 1945 and 1975 in Nouméa and New Caledonia: Planning, Trade, Inhabitants ..., Society, Sports.

71219
DELATHIERE, Jerry, ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric... KURTOVITCH, Ismet, LAFLEUR, Jacques et al.
150 ANS DE MEMOIRE COLLECTIVE CALEDONIENNE
$100.00 AUD

Musée de la Ville de Nouméa. Nouméa. 2003. 1st Ed. 120 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 21. 2841701026

Catalogue accompanying an exhibition on New Caledonia after 150 years of French presence.

68740
DEMAZEL, Philippe & CALONNE, Patricia (editors)
EVASION: Nouvelle-Calédonie / Pacifique / Asie (in LOCAL, Le Magazine des Nouvelles)
$15.00 AUD

Local / Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes Nouméa. 2016. Special Issue / Hors Série. May 2016 edition. 84 PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 29.5 x 21.

70878
DESCHAMPS, Emile
LES ILES WALLIS (in Le Tour du Monde)
$70.00 AUD

L. Hachette / Le Tour du Monde. Paris. 1885. Instalment (livraison 1269) out of Le Tour du Monde, Volume XLIX. 16 PP (273-289) with wood-engravings (3 on full page): 1 map and 11 drawings by Th. Weber (7 of them from sketches by the author). Bound copy, red cloth, title on a vignette pasted down on front cover. Occasional foxing. French text. Near fine. 30.2 x 21.5.

Emile Deschamps was the surgeon on board the French Navy frigate "Orne", sent from Noumea to rescue the crew of Lhermitte, another French Navy vessel, wrecked in Wallis Island.

70794
DESCHAMPS, Emmanuel & Aiu
L'ARCHIPEL DES MARQUISES / MARQUESAS ISLANDS ARCHIPELAGO
$35.00 AUD

Editions Le Motu & Editions A. Barthélemy. Papeete. 2002. 1st bilingual edition. 206 PP with b/w & colour illustrations throughout. Eps: map of French Polynesia. Laminated pictorial boards. French & English text. Fine. 23.3 x 17. 2879231744

Traditional society, first contacts (Spaniards, English), French colonization. Guide to each island of the Group.

12610
DESCHAMPS, Emmanuel & LAUDON, Paule
L'ARCHIPEL DES MARQUISES
$20.00 AUD

Editions le Motu. Paris. 1994. 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.

70440
DESMAZURES, A. Ch. (editor)
Guide Officiel - NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, Ile des Pins, Iles Loyauté
$30.00 AUD

Syndicat d'Initiatives de Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 1959. 1st Ed. Introduction by Jean Mariotti "L'Ile de Lumière, Terre de Tourisme". 94 PP with b/w illustrations (2 plans, 19 photos, plus 1 colour plate "Coraux Fluorescents" and a large folded map. Soft cover, illustrated front. Errata page loosely inserted. French text. Light ageing of paper. Very good. 21 x 13.5.

34608
DEVAUX, Marianne
L'ORGANISATION DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Institutions et régime législatif
$45.00 AUD

CDP. Nouméa. 1997. 1st Ed., in the Collection Université series. 146 PP. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 16.

France and her overseas dependencies. Political statute of New Caledonia...

49356
DORDILLON, Mgr. René Ildefonse
DICTIONNAIRE DE LA LANGUE DES ILES MARQUISES - Français - Marquisien
$230.00 AUD

Institut d'Ethnologie, Université de Paris. Paris. 1932. 1st Ed., in "Travaux et Mémoires de l'Institut d'Ethnologie", XVIII. (6), 598, (2 publications) PP. Cloth cover, faded gilt title on spine. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 27 x 18.5.

Dictionary French/Marquesan: Pages 1 to 552. Exercises: Pages 553 to 571. Supplement to dictionary Marquesan/French: Pages 573 to 598.

34041
DOUYERE, Christiane & GEOFFROY, Jérome
LA COLONISATION FEILLET 1894-1903
$35.00 AUD

Archives Territoriales de Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 1995. 1st Ed., in the "Documents & Commentaires" series. Folder containing 11 leaves (recto only) with illustrated documents and 11 leaves (recto only) with comments. Pictorial card covers. Near fine. French text. 30.5 x 21.7.

French settlers brought by Governor Feillet to colonize and work the land.

66114
du PREL, Alex W.
LE PARADIS EN FOLIE, Histoires des Iles de Polynésie
$20.00 AUD

Editions de Tahiti. Papeete. 1989. 1st edition. 127, (5) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Covers lightly soiled. Dedicatory note on page 3 dated and signed by the author. French text. Very good. 18 x 14. 2907776010

Seven delightful tales of Tahiti.

54239
DUCOIN, Rose-May, LAPLAGNE, Jacques, LARDY, Françoise... OREZOLLI, René
MILLE ET UN MOTS CALEDONIENS
$45.00 AUD

Fédération des Oeuvres Laïques. Nouméa. c. 1982. 1st Ed., with a preface by Professor K. J. Hollyman. (8), 188 PP with illustrations by Patrice Breinlein, Dandy Brucus, Yves Guilland and Jean-Pierre Ormand. Pictorial soft cover, dj (rubbed). 2 newspaper clippings loosely inserted. French text. Near fine. 21.5 x 17.3.

Words and expressions peculiar to New Caledonia.

70710
EKSTROM, Jonathan M.M., JONES, Julia P.G., WILLIS, Jake & ISHERWOOD, Isabel
THE HUMID FORESTS OF NEW CALEDONIA: biological research and conservation recommendations for the vertebrate fauna of Grande Terre
$100.00 AUD

CSB Conservation Publications. London. c. 2000. 1st Ed. (12), 94, (13 appendices) PP with tables, 1 plate with 15 colour photos and b/w illustrations (15 figures and 28 artworks by Christine Isherwood). Soft cover, illustrated front with a clear plastic protection, spiral bound. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 1901399052

The final report of Project Diadema.

58581
ESCHYLLE, Jean (editor)
REVUE JURIDIQUE POLITIQUE ET ECONOMIQUE DE NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE. No. 15
$40.00 AUD

La Revue Juridique. Nouméa. 2010. No. 15, Issue 2010 / 1. 116 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 29.8 x 21.

Issue including: Portraits of Georges Baudoux, New Caledonian born author & writer. File on Health in New Caledonia

75023
ESTIVAL, Jean-Claude
LA MAISON ROSE à Nouméa, ou Petite histoire souriante de cette fameuse maison de tolérance par ceux qui l'ont vécue...
$35.00 AUD

La Malle du Gouverneur. Nouméa. 2013. 1st Ed. (4), 47 PP with 11 b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers with light wear around edges, o/wise fine. French text. 27.5 x 21. 9782953845006

An history of the short lived Military Brothel for US troops based in New Caledonia .

70860
ESTOURNES, Jean-Marc
1855-2016 ON L'APPELAIT GASTON - Centre Hospitalier Territorial Gaston-Bourret
$150.00 AUD

Gouvernement de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 2019. 1st Ed. 263, (1) PP with hundreds of b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. French text. New. 28.7 x 24.7. 9791069932142

The various Health Establishments in New Caledonia - Gaston Bourret: general health, specialist centres (Raoul Follereau for leprosy - Sanitarium de la Pirogue for tuberculosis - Centre Albert Bousquet for aged care ) ... Towards the Médipole of Koutio.

47748
FEDERATION DE L'ENSEIGNEMENT LIBRE PROTESTANT
LEXIQUE DE PLUS DE 1000 MOTS - Anglais / Français / A'Jië
$40.00 AUD

Fédération de l'Enseignement Libre Protestant / Section des Langues Vernaculaires. Houaïlou. c. 1989. 1st Ed., Volume 4 in Collection Bweweye (allée Centrale). 82 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 15.7.

Short dictionary: English/French/A'Jië.

47913
FILIPPI, Orso, DE MARI, Jules, & LE JEUNE, Muriel
LA PROVINCE SUD
$60.00 AUD

La Province Sud / Planète Mémo. Nouméa. 2003. 1st Ed., in Collection Découvertes Calédoniennes. 66 PP with colour illustrations (graphs, maps and photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text: Fine. 29.8 x 21. 2914070233

The Southern Province of New Caledonia.

42123
FOGLIANI, Mamie
RECETTES CALEDONIENNES - Viandes et Volailles
$20.00 AUD

Grain de Sable. Nouméa. 2002. Reprint of the 1998 original, in the Art de Vivre series. 80 PP with 1 portrait and 35 drawings by Gielbé. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 15 x 10.8. 2841700380

57 recipes (meat and poultry) from New Caledonia.

45534
FOGLIANI, Mamie
RECETTES CALEDONIENNES - Salades et Entrées
$20.00 AUD

Grain de Sable. Nouméa. 2002. 1st Ed., in the Art de Vivre series. 88 PP with 1 portrait and 27 drawings by Gielbé. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. French text. 15 x 10.8. 2841700798

56 recipes (salads and entrées) from New Caledonia.

71195
FORCES ARMEES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE
ANTIPODE - No. 4
$10.00 AUD

Noumea. 1989. Mars 1989 edition, Issue No. 4. Edited by Colonel Fevai & Capitaine P. Conce. 60 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

71185
FRENCH RESISTANCE
LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE SE RALLIE A LA FRANCE LIBRE / NEW CALEDONIA RALLIES FREE FRANCE - 1940
$250.00 AUD

Les Editions du Courrier Australien. Sydney. 1944. 1st edition. 36 PP with 38 b/w photos. Inside front cover: Call to all French by General De Gaulle, 18 June 1940. Soft cover, illustrated front. Covers soiled, with small chips and repaired at fold/spine. Slight insect damage and foxing. French and English text. Very good. Rare. 20.8 x 13.8.

French resistance in the Colonies 1940.

11746
GALIPAUD, Jean-Christophe
POTERIES KANAK - Kanak Pottery
$70.00 AUD

Office Culturel Scientifique et Technique Canaque. Nouméa. 1985. 1st bilingual edition. 72 PP with 77 b/w illustrations: 1 drawing, 1 map, and 75 photos. Card cover, pictorial front. French & English text. Very good. 25 x 19.

An introduction to the different ancient pottery styles and shapes of New Caledonia.

71197
GAUSSIN, P. L. J. B
Du DIALECTE DE TAHITI, de celui des ILES MARQUISES, et, en général, de la LANGUE POLYNESIENNE
$750.00 AUD

Firmin Didot Frères. Paris. 1853. 1st Ed. (8), 284 PP with 3 tables. Cloth covers faded around edges, gilt title on damaged spine (back hinge and split on front hinge). Offsetting on endpapers, occasional foxing. Copy in need of rebacking. Book complete with contents in near fine condition. Image shows title-page. Scarce. 21.7 x 14.

71178
GAÜZERE, Richard & ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
LES BILLETS DE BANQUE DE NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, des Nouvelles-Hébrides et de Wallis et Futuna 1848 - 2018
$100.00 AUD

Editions du GRHOC / Association Groupe de Recherche en Histoire Océanienne Contemporaine. Nouméa. 2019. 1st edition. 128 PP with hundreds of b/w and colour illustrations (medals, coins, bank notes, short snorter & canteen notes). Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 30.5 x 22.5. 9791094708194

A history of Bank Notes, Coins, US and NZ currencies (during WWII), in New Caledonia and New Hebrides.

62795
GERARD, Hervé
SOIS TOUBIB MON FILS - Raymond Magnin pionnier de la chirurgie libérale en Nouvelle-Calédonie
$65.00 AUD

Clinique Magnin. Nouméa. 2012. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Jean Lèques, Maire de Nouméa. 71, (4) PP with b/w and colour photos. Laminated pictorial boards. Newspaper review loosely inserted. French text. As new. 30.5 x 21.7. 9782746642935

70862
GERMAIN, Philippe (editor)
2015-2018: QUATRE ANS D'ENGAGEMENT DE DE REFORMES DE FOND
$30.00 AUD

Gouvernement de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 2015. 1st Ed. 61 PP with b/w or colour illustrations. Front cover with 3 folds: Planning leading to the 2018 referendum. Pictorial soft covers. French text. As new. 29.7 x 21.

Preparing for a new Model of Society and Changing the Economy outlook.

70859
GOMES, Philippe & POADJA, Gérard (editors)
LE PATRIMOINE COMMUN DU PEUPLE CALEDONIEN
$30.00 AUD

Calédonie Ensemble. Nouméa. 2018. 1st Ed. 52 PP with duo-tone or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Letter dated 14 september 2018, loosely inserted. French text. Fine. 21 x 15.

Published and disributed 2 months prior to the first of three Referendums, leading to ... Independence or not.

70861
GOMES, Philippe & POADJA, Gérard (editors)
REFERENDUM, 4 Novembre 2018: Construisons par le dialogue - entre Calédoniens - un avenir dans la France aux couleurs de la paix
$30.00 AUD

Calédonie Ensemble. Nouméa. 2018. 1st Ed. 36 PP with duo-tone or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Letter dated 14 september 2018, loosely inserted. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Published and disributed prior to the first of three Referendums, leading to ... Independence or not.

71357
GROUSSET, Paschal
LE 26 OCTOBRE
$150.00 AUD

Dépot Central chez Madre. Paris. 1869. New edition with a post-scriptum of the 1869 original. 35, (1) PP. Soft cover, title pasted down on front cover. Half title page with stamp 'Timbre Imperial". Covers lightly soiled. Ageing of paper. A very good copy of a rare item. French text. 17 x 11.

Post Sriptum regarding the vote of 26 October 1869: Letter sent by Comte de Kératry and a reply by the author. Paschal Grousset, editor of "La Marseillaise", was sent to New Caledonia after the "Commune de Paris", but escaped on board the P.C.E., with Rochefort and Jourde.

46683
GUIART, Jean
LES EFFIGIES RELIGIEUSES DES NOUVELLES-HEBRIDES
$55.00 AUD

Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1949. Extract from the Journal de la Société des Océanistes, Volume V, No. 5, December 1949. 36 PP, with 23 figures. Soft cover. Covers repaired at spine and with light chips on edges. Slight ageing of paper. French text. Contents near fine. Scarce. 26.8 x 17.2.

70444
GUIART, Jean
CONTES ET LEGENDES DE LA GRANDE-TERRE
$100.00 AUD

Editions des Etudes Mélanésiennes. Nouméa. 1957. 1st edition in "Petite Collection Mélanésienne". 87 PP with 9 b/w illustrations (engraved bamboos). Soft cover, illustrated front, staples (rusty). Covers somewhat soiled and annotations in top margin of page 37. Ageing of paper / foxing. French text. An otherwise near fine copy. French text. Scarce. 24 x 15.5.

Tales, legends and myths from the main island of New Caledonia.

47928
GUILLEMIN, Francis, TYVELEIN, Anne & SCHEERCOUSSE, Laurent (editors)
NOUVELLE CALEDONIE: Choisir, Créer, Investir / New Caledonia: Choose, Create, Invest
$25.00 AUD

Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie de Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. c. 1996. 1st Ed. Folder containing: 1 booklet of 68 PP with tables an colour illustrations (maps, graphs, photos), and 23 flyers of/on business concerns. Text in French and English. Near fine. 28.8 x 14.5.

For the potential investor in New Caledonia.

71333
HANSON, Allan F. & O'REILLY, Patrick
BIBLIOGRAPHIE DE RAPA, Polynésie Française
$50.00 AUD

Musée de l'Homme. Paris. 1973. 1st French edition, translated by Odette Pelloli. Publications de la Société des Océanistes series - No.32. 53; (3) PP. Stiff cover, title of front cover ans spine, dj. Near fine. Scarce. French text. 25 x 16.

21749
HAUPERT, Yves
FRANCIS SANFORD A COEUR OUVERT, Les mémoires du dernier Metua, Père de l' autonomie polynésienne.
$35.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 1998. 1st Ed. 358 PP, plus 16 pages Album Photo with 36 b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff cover. French text. Fine. 22.5 x 14.5. 2909790649

Biography of Francis Sanford, father of the Tahitian autonomy wrestled from France.

71231
HENRY, Teuira
TAHITI AUX TEMPS ANCIENS
$100.00 AUD

Musée de L'Homme. Paris. 1968. Reprint of the 1951 original. Publication de la Société des Océanists No. 1, translated by Bertrand Jaunez from the 1928 English edition published by the Bernice P. Bishop Museum (Bulletin No. 48). 672 PP. Soft cover. Top of spine and rear cover repaired with clear tape. Ageing of paper and foxing spots on the outside edges. Very good. French and Maohi text. 25.2 x 16.4.

Ancient Tahiti: as related to J.M. Orsmond, Missionary of the London Mission Society between 1824 and 1834, then updated and corrected by his grand daughter Teuira Henry.

63970
HMSO
REPORT FOR THE YEAR 1898 ON THE TRADE, COMMERCE, AND SHIPPING OF NEW CALEDONIA
$30.00 AUD

H.M.S.O. London. 1899. 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.

37279
HOLLANDE, L.-P. Alphonse
TAHITI SANS COURONNES
$25.00 AUD

L.P.A. Hollande. Tarbes. 1954. 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.

71283
INSTITUT D'EMISSION D'OUTRE-MER
WALLIS ET FUTUNA, Rapport Annuel 2004
$60.00 AUD

I.E.O.M. - Institut d'Emission d'Outre-Mer. Mata'Utu, Uvea. 2005. 1st Ed. 108 PP with b/w illustrations (graphs, tables and 3 photos), plus 8 pages with 3 maps and 12 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 16.

Annual report (2004) on the "Economy" of the French territory of Wallis & Futuna, in the Central Pacific.

71442
JAMES, John Stanley
LE VAGABOND, La Guerre en Nouvelle-Calédonie (1878)
$50.00 AUD

Assoc. Culturelle Franco-Australienne. Boulogne, France. 1989. 1st edition, translated into French by Géraldine Pons-Ribot. 171 PP, (5) with 7 b/w illust. in text. Card covers. Near fine. French text. 18.8 x 12.2.

John Stanley James, aka Julian Thomas, aka The Vagabond. He arrived in New Caledonia in July 1878 to cover the indigenous uprising for the Sydney Morning Herald. He later was accredited as the war correspondant by Governor Olry.

70849
JELIANE (Eliane Ciceri Jaquet)
MES PROMENADES DANS LE TEMPS, suivi de Histoires de mon père (Nouvelle-Calédonie).
$45.00 AUD

l'Harmattan. Paris. 2019. 1st edition. No. 74 in Collection Lettres du Pacifique series. Introduction by Hélène Colombani. Foreword by Max Shekleton. 148, (2) PP with over 100 b/w or colour illustrations (watercolours) by the author. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author on title page. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 9782343173290

Souvenirs of a New Caledonia of yesteryear, by a painter born in Nouméa. Memoirs from her father Dante Ciceri, ashore or at sea.

60351
JOFFROY, Nicole & IHAGE, Weniko
DREHU LIFOU - En Paroles Drehu
$40.00 AUD

INALCO / Institut National des Lagues et Civilisations Orientales & ALK / Académie des Langues Kanak. Paris. 2009. 1st Ed., in the "En Paroles de la Collection Bonjour/Salut" Preface by Thierry Grognet. 104 PP with 2 maps and b/w illustrations, plus 4 pages with 10 colour photos. Plus 1 CD in pocket at rear of book. Pictorial soft cover. Text in Drehu and French. Fine. 22 x 18. 9782842461256

71355
JOLY, Roger
LA COMMUNE DE 1871, Ses Incidences Chartraines
$25.00 AUD

Sociétés Archéologiques d'Eure-et-Loire. Chartres, Eure et Loire. 1970. Off-print from Bulletin des Sociétés Archéologiques d'Eure-et-Loire, Mémoires, Vol. XXV 1970. 169-205 PP with 2 portraits (Gustave Maroteau, Auguste Rogeard) and 3 tables. Soft covers with light wear, o/wise near fine. French text. 24.5 x 16.

Commune de Paris, and 2 citizens of Chartres. Gustave Maroteau was transported to New Caledonia on the "Rhin", and died there on 18th March 1875.

57347
JOUVE, Epone
TIEBAGHI, Mémoires d'un Village Minier - 1945-1961
$150.00 AUD

ASPMHNC / Association pour la Sauvegarde du Patrimoine Minier et Historique du Nord Calédonien. Koumac, New Caledonia. 2009. 1st Ed. Preface by Robert Frouin. Acknowledgement by Henri Reuillard. 230, (6) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. French text. As new. Oblong: 23.8 x 25.5.

Mine in the north of New Caledonia, with deposits of Chromium and Nickel.

47551
LABOUTE, Pierre & RICHER DE FORGES, Bertrand
LAGONS ET RECIFS DE NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE
$50.00 AUD

Editions Catherine Ledru / IRD. Nouméa. 2004. 1st Ed. 520 PP with 1 b/w photo, 3 colour maps and 2200 colour photos. Title spread: Annella Mollis. Eps: Coral. Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. French text. 29.2 x 23.1. 9782950578471

Some 1600 species described.

73273
LABOUTE, Pierre & RICHER DE FORGES, Bertrand
LAGONS ET RECIFS DE NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE
$70.00 AUD

Editions Catherine Ledru / IRD. Nouméa. 2004. 1st Ed. 520 PP with 1 b/w photo, 3 colour maps and 2200 colour photos. Title spread: Annella Mollis. Eps: Coral. Pictorial laminated boards. Dedicatory note on front endpaper, dated and signed by Pierre Laboute, co-author. 3 sets of pages (210/211, 258/259 & 398/399) with slight damage affecting 5 photos and a few words, o/wise near fine. French text. 29.2 x 23.1. 9782950578471

Some 1600 species described.

67796
LACOURREGE, Gérard
CORAIL - Hebdomadaire calédonien d'opinion - No. 221: FINAL ISSUE
$25.00 AUD

Corail / Société des Editions de Franceville. Nouméa. 1984. Final issue: No. 221, 29 Juin 1984. 42 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Covers with repaired tears. French text. Very good. 30 x 22.

Self censorship of this magazine after 4 years and 2 months of publishing by the owner, editor, and journalist (who was at the time "Le Journaliste le plus condamné de France").

46109
LEBOT, Vincent & CABALION, Pierre
KAVAS OF VANUATU. Cultivars of Piper Methysticum Forst
$40.00 AUD

South Pacific Commission. Nouméa. 1988. 1st English edition of the French original Les Kavas du Vanuatu. Technical Paper No. 195. X, 191 PP with 20 tables and 26 figures. Soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 X 20.6. 9822031017

33075
LEENHARDT, Maurice, SARASIN, Fritz & MONTAGUE, Paul D.
LE PILOU
$20.00 AUD

Grain de Sable. Nouméa. 1999. 1st Ed., in the Chemin de Paroles series. 74 PP with 18 b/w illust. by Adrien Millet. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 15 x 10.8. 2841700534

Dances performed by Kanak and followed by ceremonial exchanges. Description by two scientists and a minister.

35063
LEGEARD, Luc (editor)
ON FAIT LE PEUPLE D'ICI / KOLA XUPE LA NOJE NE LA HNEDRAICELE
$25.00 AUD

Editions Grain de Sable. Nouméa. 1997. 1st Ed. 44 PP with colour illust. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 20 x 20. 2841700615

Ifejicatre: Poems by young adults from Lifou, Loyalty Islands.

70552
LEQUES, Jean (editor)
ROGER LAROQUE: 1910 - 1985
$150.00 AUD

Mairie de Nouméa. Nouméa. 1986. 1st edition with a preface by Jean Lèques. 52 PP with 11 colour photos and 48 b/w illustrations (1drawing, 1 facsimile of document and 46 photos). Pictorial soft covers with a few small marks, o/wise a fine copy. French text. Scarce. 29.7 x 20.5.

Mayor of Nouméa between 7th May, 1953 and 17th November, 1985.

71192
LEQUES, Jean (editor)
NOUMEA - 2008-2011: 3 Ans d'Actions dans votre Quartier
$10.00 AUD

Ville de Nouméa. Nouméa. 2011. July 2011 edition. 20 PP with colour illustrations: 8 location plans, 8 plans of districts on double page and 7 colour photos for each district. Soft covers, pictorial front. French text. Fine. 20 x 20.

Planning for 8 of the districts of Noumea between 2008 and 2011.

70709
LERICHE, Fernande
BOUTIQUES ET MARCHANDS AMBULANTS D'AUTREFOIS
$60.00 AUD

Association des Amis du Livre et de la Reliure / Bibliothèque Bernheim. Nouméa. 1999. 1st edition of 340 hand numbered copies (No. 328). 28, (1) PP with 8 b/w illustrations (period postcards). Card cover, label with title, tie. Invitation card for the launch of this title and newspaper clipping (27/10/1999) loosely inserted. French text. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.6. 2912686016

15005
LIBERATION KANAK SOCIALISTE
POUR UNE NOUVELLE POLITIQUE, Le Problème des Valeurs
$35.00 AUD

L.K.S. Nouméa. May, 1994. 1st Ed. 72 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Contains a loosely updated report (24 PP) entitled "De Tjibaou à Tjibaou, Ou de L'IKS aux Accords de Matignon". Near fine. French text. 29.7 x 21.

Results of the 12th Congress of this political party. How to prepare New Caledonia for the 1998 referendum and independence.

68912
LONDON MISSIONARY SOCIETY
SKETCH OF THE TAHITIAN MISSION / Cession of the District of Matavai in Tahiti (in Missionary Sketches)
$40.00 AUD

London Missionary Society. London. 1820. Missionary Sketches No. XLVI, July 1820. No pagination, 4 PP with 1 engraving (from original painting from late Captain Wilson). Small closed tear in margin, o/wise in near fine condition. Rare. 21 x 13.5.

70863
MACINTYRE BRYCE, Ian
THE BRYCE - GIBSON - LANCON FAMILY STORIES: 1835 to 2001
$250.00 AUD

Author. Sydney. 2001. 1st Ed. 292 PP with 6 Family Trees, over 12 Tables / Fact Sheets, b/w illustrations: (1 chart, 3 plans (2 of them folded), 33 portraits, 54 photos; and colour illustrations (5 colour plates (tartans and medals), 5 folded maps. Soft cover, title on front cover and spine. Rare. Fine. 29.3 x 20.7. 0958002207

Migration to the New Hebrides by 1 family from France and 2 families from Scotland. Life in the Condominium of the New Hebrides (now Vanuatu). Contacts with Australia...

11511
MAESSE, P. & I.T.S.E.E. (Edit.)
RECENSEMENT DE LA POPULATION DE NOUVELLE CALEDONIE, Les Ménages - Tome 2
$45.00 AUD

Nouméa. 1991. 1st Ed. 237 PP (1 adv.). Text: P.5 to 18 with 10 tables then 116 pages of tables. Pict. soft cover. Fine. French text. 29.5 x 21. 07580029

Results of the 1989 Census.

14968
MARTINEZ, Emile
LANGAGE, LANGUES ET PEDAGOGIE: Pourquoi et comment enseigner autrement le français en Nouvelle-Calédonie?
$15.00 AUD

A.D.C.K. Nouméa. 1994. 1st Ed. No. 3 in Cahier des Conférences de l' A.D.C.K. 46 PP. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 21 x 14.5. 2909407529

Teaching the French language in New Caledonia: bi-culturalism & bi-linguistics.

43323
MENAGER-STAHL, Noelle
LE VOYAGE ou Minimax et Mélanie à la conquête de leur monde
$20.00 AUD

Les Editions du Chien Bleu. Nouméa. 1995. 1st Ed. 82 PP with b/w and colour illustrations by Marnie Morat and Paula Boi. Soft cover. Fine. French text. Oblong: 19.4 x 20.5. 2950976700

Juvenile novel set in New Caledonia.

71347
MICHEL, Louise
LEGENDES ET CHANTS DE GESTES CANAQUES
$100.00 AUD

Hachette Calédonie / Obun Printing, Japon. Nouméa. 1980. Facsimile edition of the 1885 original, in a limited edition of 750 numbered copies (No. 220). (4), 187 PP, plus 4 folded plates with drawings by Louise Michel. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on front board and spine, lightly rubbed. Faint foxing. Near fine. French text. 19 x 12.5.

Glossary of dialects of New Caledonia between pages 147 and 183.

70703
MILLOT, Philippe & Yves
UN SERVITEUR TOMBE DANS L'OUBLI: Le Lazaret de l'Îlot Freycinet
$60.00 AUD

Cercle des Musées de la Ville de Nouméa. Nouméa. 2017. 1st edition limited to 300 copies. Foreword by Odile Magnon. 78 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9782956054023

The Quarantine Station used between 1886 and 1936

42175
MOZZICONACCI, Cécile
VOYAGE DANS LE CENTRE CULTUREL TJIBAOU
$20.00 AUD

Grain de Sable. Nouméa. 2001. 1st Ed. 88 PP with b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: Ngan Jila Cultural Centre. Inside back cover: plan of the Cultural Centre. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 15 x 11. 2841700844

53926
MOZZICONACCI, Cécile
KAVA, Plante du Pacifique / Ecoutez le chant du Kava - Lisen singsing blong Kava
$20.00 AUD

Grain de Sable. Nouméa. 2007. New edition of the 1997 original, in the D'île en île series. 84 PP with 1 map, and 36 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff cover. French text. Fine. 15 x 10.8.

Study on the Kava (Piper Methysticum) of Vanuatu.

33852
N/A
RECETTES - L'AVOCAT DE MARE
$30.00 AUD

Editions du Niaouli. Nouméa. 1996. 1st Ed., in the Produit des Iles series. 48 PP with 5 sketches and 12 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 21 x 15. 2910502074

42 recipes using the avocado growing on the Island of Maré, one of the Loyalty Islands.

68733
N/A
MADE IN (NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE) Revue d'Information Economique, No. 37
$20.00 AUD

Fédération des Industries de Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 2016. Issue No. 37, July 2016. Edited by Xavier BENOIST & Charlotte ANTOINE. 56 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (cartoons, photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text (4 pages "Avenir Export No. 4 : Mission Economique en Nouvelle-Zéalande / A Trade Mission to New Zealand" in French and English). Fine. 23 x 23.

Economy, Development ... Training.

68734
N/A
MADE IN (NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE) Revue d'Information Economique, No. 38
$20.00 AUD

Fédération des Industries de Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 2016. Issue No. 38, October 2016. Edited by Xavier BENOIST & Charlotte ANTOINE. 56 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (cartoons, photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text (4 pages "Avenir Export No. 5" in French and English). Fine. 23 x 23.

Economy, Development ... Training.

68735
N/A
MADE IN (NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE) Revue d'Information Economique, No. 39
$20.00 AUD

Fédération des Industries de Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 2016. Issue No. 39, December 2016. Edited by Xavier BENOIST & Charlotte ANTOINE. 56 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (cartoons, photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text (4 pages "Avenir Export No. 6: A Mission of Economic Diplomacy to Australia" in French and English). Fine. 23 x 23.

Economy, Development ... Training.

68736
N/A
MADE IN (NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE) Revue d'Information Economique, No. 40
$20.00 AUD

Fédération des Industries de Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 2017. Issue No. 40, April 2017. Edited by Xavier BENOIST & Charlotte ANTOINE. 56 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (cartoons, photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text (4 pages "Avenir Export No. 7: N.C. Trade & Invest" in French and English). Fine. 23 x 23.

Economy, Development ... Training.

70923
N/A
MADE IN (NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE) Revue d'Information Economique, No. 41
$20.00 AUD

Fédération des Industries de Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 2017. Issue No. 41, August 2017. Edited by Xavier BENOIST & Charlotte ANTOINE. 56 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (cartoons, photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text (4 pages at centrefold "Avenir Export No. 8: N.C. Trade & Invest" in French and English). Fine. 23 x 23.

Economy, Development ... Training.

34323
NEMIA, Willy
INTRODUCTION D'UNE LANGUE KANAK DANS LE SYSTEME EDUCATIF POUR UN BILINGUISME EQUILIBRE / Aokonenilo Ore La Nengoc Pene Dridri Ri Yeno Bane Thuni Roion Ore Rue La Nengoc
$50.00 AUD

Author. Nouméa. 1998. 1st Ed. 160, (1 corrigenda) PP with colour illust. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French and Nengone text. 21 x 15.

Following the Nouméa Agreement signed in 1998, vernacular languages must be taught in New Caledonia. This book is a guide for the teachers in the Nengone language, used on Maré, one of the Loyalty Islands.

70924
NEW CALEDONIA
CALENDRIER 1987 - NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE
$10.00 AUD

Footprint Pacifique. Noumea. 1986. 1987 Calendar. No pagination, 28 PP with colour illustrations: 1 map and 16 photos (13 on full page) Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. Oblong: 21 x 30.

70925
NEW CALEDONIA
CALENDRIER 1990 - NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE
$10.00 AUD

Footprint Pacifique. Noumea. 1989. 1990 Calendar. No pagination, 28 PP with colour illustrations: 1 map on back cover and 12 photos on full page. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. Oblong: 21 x 30.

70926
NEW CALEDONIA
CALENDRIER 1991 - NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE
$10.00 AUD

Footprint Pacifique. Noumea. 1990. 1991 Calendar. No pagination, 28 PP with colour illustrations: 1 map on back cover and 12 photos on full page. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. Oblong: 21 x 30.

70927
NEW CALEDONIA
CALENDRIER 1995 - NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE
$10.00 AUD

Editions Solaris. Noumea. 1994. 1995 Calendar. No pagination, 32 PP with colour illustrations: 1 map and 14 photos on full page. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. Oblong: 22 x 31.

70928
NEW CALEDONIA
CALENDRIER / ALMANACH 1987 - NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE
$10.00 AUD

Office des Postes et Télécommunications. Noumea. 1986. 8 PP with 1 map with location map and 1 plan of Noumea, and 2 colour photos. Fine. French text. Oblong: 21 x 27.

Calendar as well as Almanac: useful information and tidal-table with the 2 daily low tides.

70930
NEW CALEDONIA
CALENDRIER / ALMANACH 1986 - NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE
$10.00 AUD

Office des Postes et Télécommunications. Noumea. 1985. 1986 Almanac. No pagination, 8 PP with 1 map with location map, 1 plan of Nouméa peninsula, 1 plan of Noumea, and 2 colour photos. Fine. French text. Oblong: 21 x 27.

Calendar as well as Almanac: useful information and tidal-table with the 2 daily low tides.

47891
NICKEL
ERAMET / DONIAMBO PLANT / LE NICKEL - SLN
$25.00 AUD

Le Nickel - SLN. Paris & Nouméa. 1998. 1st Ed. Folder containing: A 28 pages booklet on Eramet with 6 graphs, 6 maps and 39 colour photos - A folded prospectus Doniambo Plant (29.7 x 63) with 1 plan, 1 figure, 3 graphs and 9 colour photos - A folded prospectus Le Nickel-SLN, Une grande entreprise Calédonienne with 10 colour photos . Folder with signs of water damage. Very good. 2 first items with English text, 3rd one French text. Folder size: 30.5 x 21.7.

Eramet conglomerate. Nickel smelting plant set at Doniambo, Nouméa. Information on production, etc..

70443
NUNEZ, Juliette & TAFFIN, Dominique (editors)
TERRES DE BAGNE - Le Bagne en Guyane et en Nouvelle-Calédonie 1852-1953
$75.00 AUD

AMAROM / Amis des Archives d'Outre-Mer. Aix en Provence. 1990. 1st edition, with a preface by Sylvie Clair . 83 PP with b/w illustrations (2 maps with inset, facsimile of documents, drawings and photos). Pictorial soft covers. Errata slip loosely inserted. Corners of front cover lightly creased. French text. Near fine. 22 x 22. 2950497500

Catalogue of an exhibition held 1st October to 30th Novemlber 1990 with 310 exhibits. .

22491
O'REILLY, Patrick
PHOTOGRAPHIES DE NOUVELLE CALEDONIE - Vue par le Photographe Allan Hughan, il y a Cent Ans
$70.00 AUD

N.E.L. Paris. 1978. 1st Ed. 139 PP with 84 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. Oblong: 17.5 x 22.5. 2723300560

How the Australian photographer Allan Hughan saw New Caledonia at the end of the 1880's.

70713
O'REILLY, Patrick
GEORGES BAUDOUX, Prospecteur et Ecrivain Calédonien
$100.00 AUD

Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1951. 1st edition limited to 300 copies. 31 PP, plus the frontispiece with a portrait of Georges Baudoux. Bound copy retaining the original front stiff cover. Cloth cover, title on spine, marbled endpapers. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. 2 words underlined on page 8. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on preliminary page. French text. Rare. Fine. 27.5 x 18.

Paper commemorating the life of Georges Baudoux, read on 23rd June 1950, Société des Océanistes, Paris.

48110
OFFICE DU TOURISME
ILLUSTRATED MAP OF NEW CALEDONIA
$50.00 AUD

Office du Tourisme de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 1953. Travel (folded) brochure, poster size (41.5 x 61). Verso side: Map of the the archipelago, illustrated by Monique Cras. Recto side: colour illustration Nouvelle Calédonie, Ile de Lumière, France du Pacifique, by Monique Cras in the centre and 12 b/w photo on the sides, together with comments on New Caledonia, by James Cook in 1774 and by Wilfred G. Burchett in 1943. Near fine. Folded size: 21 x 10.5.

70750
PACTAT, Alain
VISAGES - photos d' Alain Pactat
$100.00 AUD

C.H.S. Albert-Bousquet / Association des Ecrivains de Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 1998. 1st edition, limited to 500 numbered copies (No. 014 / 500). Preface by Philippe Palombo. 54 PP with 21 portraits, plus 1 page with comments on this book, by Dr. Georges Zeldine. Pictorial stiff covers. 2 newspaper clippings loosely inserted. French text. Fine. 28 x 22.. 9782913320581

Centre Hospitalier Spécialisé Albert-Bousquet, in Nouméa, looking after elderly patients.

11144
PAULEAU, Christine
LE FRANCAIS DE NOUVELLE CALEDONIE, Contribution à un Inventaire des Particularités Lexicales
$40.00 AUD

EDICEF / AUPELF. Paris. 1995. 1st Ed. 144 PP. Card cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 11.5. 2841290239

Glossary of the Caldoche slang or the French language spoken in New Caledonia.

70712
PELTIER, Isabelle
PAÏTA - Tant d'Histoires à Raconter
$100.00 AUD

Mairie de Païta. Païta, New Caledonia. 2013. 1st edition, February 2013. Foreword by Harold Martin, Mayor. 197 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. French text. Fine. 27.8 x 21.5.

City close to Nouméa. Lapita and Kanaks. Early European settlers: James Paddon... Mining, Agriculture, Graziers... Railway line to Nouméa ... "Tontouta", international Airport of New Caledonia ...

45265
PERRET, Cécile (editor)
PERSPECTIVES DE DEVELOPPEMENT POUR LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE
$25.00 AUD

Presses Universitaires de Grenoble. Grenoble. 2002. 1st Ed., Libres Cours series. 160 PP with tables and figures. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2706110546

Nickel and Development, By Gaël Lagadec et al. Fisheries and aquaculture, by Jean Boncoeur. Workers Union and collective bargaining...

67797
PERRIER, Marcel (editor)
LA FRANCE AUSTRALE - " DE GAULLE A NOUMEA", Numéro Spécial (No.: 23.088), 3 Septembre 1966
$50.00 AUD

La France Australe / Société Calédonienne d'Editions. Nouméa. 1966. Issue No. 23.088, 77th Year of publication. 24 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Le Général De Gaulle, Président de la République). Front cover lightly rubbed, soiled and with small chips. French text. Very good. 45 x 30.

Programme for a 3 days call in Noumea, starting on 3rd of September, during his world wide tour of 1966.

67798
PERRIER, Marcel (editor)
LA FRANCE AUSTRALE - " DE GAULLE A NOUMEA", Numéro Spécial (No.: 23.089), 5 Septembre 1966
$50.00 AUD

La France Australe / Société Calédonienne d'Editions. Nouméa. 1966. Issue No. 23.089, 77th Year of publication. 20 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Bain de foule pour le Général De Gaulle). Front cover lightly rubbed. French text. Very good. 45 x 30.

3rd and 4th of September visit with 75 b/w photos.

41792
PIANO, Renzo
JEAN MARIE TJIBAOU CULTURAL CENTRE, NEW CALEDONIA (in Insula - Year 2, No.2)
$25.00 AUD

International Journal of Island Affairs. Paris. December 1993. December 1993. Contains article from P. 62 to 66 with 1 map and 2 drawings and 2 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 20.8. 10210814

By the architect who built this Cultural Centre.

12016
PISIER, Georges
LA DECOUVERTE DE LA NOUVELLE CALEDONIE - SEPTEMBRE 1774 (S.E.H. No. 5)
$30.00 AUD

Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 1974. 1st edition translated and annotated by Georges Pisier. No. 5 in the series. 196 PP with 3 charts, plus 28 pages with 42 b/w illustrations. Soft cover, dj (lightly soiled). Occasional foxing. French text. Very good. 27 x 18.

The discovery and exploration of the East Coast of New Caledonia and the Isle of Pines by Captain James Cook.

62395
POURTAU, Jérôme, ALLIX, Christine
HORIZON SUD, Le Magazine de la Province Sud - No. 11
$5.00 AUD

Province Sud, Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 2011. No. 11 (March / May 2011). 48 PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (staples removed). French text. Fine. 29.3 x 21.

Quarterly magazine No.: 11 - Special issue on Schools and Schooling (pages 7 to 13).

62396
POURTAU, Jérôme, ALLIX, Christine
HORIZON SUD, Le Magazine de la Province Sud No. 14
$5.00 AUD

Province Sud, Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 2011. No. 14 (Dec 2011 / Feb. 2012). 48 PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.3 x 21.

Quarterly magazine No.: 14.

70445
RAGEAU, Jean & VERVENT, Guy
POSSIBILITES DE LUTTE CONTRE LES MOUSTIQUES EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE
$40.00 AUD

Association Médicale de la Nouvelle-Calédonie / Institut Français d'Océanie. Nouméa. 1958. 1st edition. 16 PP. Soft cover, illustrated front, staple (rusty). Slight ageing of paper / foxing. French text. Near fine. 24 x 15.5.

11583
REICHENBACH, Sidney
ALL YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT NEW CALEDONIA
$25.00 AUD

W. C. Penfold & Co. Sydney. 1942. 1st illustrated edition, April 1942. 24 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Soft cover, staples (rusted). Ageing of paper and light foxing. Very good. 21.5 x 14.

"Dedicated to the memory of La Fayette and of all the American heroes who fell on the soil of France during the war 1914-1918". A rare booklet.

70931
Renewable Energy
ILE DES PINS: Un Aérogénérateur
$10.00 AUD

Enercal / Société Neo-Calédonienne d' Energie. Nouméa. 1986. Brochure: 8 pages with colour illustrations: 1 map of Ile des Pins, 1 plan and 9 photos. French text. Fine. Oblong: 19 x 21.

Wind Farm for producing and storing electricity, in use since October 1986.

71348
ROCHEFORT, Henri
LA MAL'ARIA - Etude Sociale
$50.00 AUD

Librairie Moderne. Paris. 1887. 1st Ed. (6), 318, (2) PP. Marbled endpapers. Quarter bound, gilt title on a rubbed and worn/fragile spine. Leaf 15/16 roughly cut on fore edge, with loss of few letters (not words). Stamp (chop) of previous owner on preliminary page and title page. Foxing. Still a very good copy of a scarce item. French text. 18 x 12.

13513
ROOTS, Hilary
LA PAPAYE, Le Fruit des Anges
$20.00 AUD

Grain de Sable. Nouméa. 1996. 1st Ed. in the Art de Vivre series, No. 2. 80 PP with 12 bw illust. by Pascale Taurua. Pict. card cover. Fine. French text. 15 x 10.8. 2841700135

65 recipes using the pawpaw or papaya fruit.

71221
ROUZIC, Muriel & BEAUVILAIN, Thierry
LES PERLES BLEUES - Wallis et Futuna
$100.00 AUD

Editions ACP. Nouméa. 2002. 1st Ed. Preface by Jean-Jacques Annaud. 146 PP with 215 colour illustrations (2 maps and 213 photos by Thierry Beauvilain). Pictorial soft cover. Review of 28/09/2002 "Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes" loosely inserted. Near fine. French text. Oblong: 21 x 28.

Photographic discovery of the islands of Wallis and Futuna.

67076
S.E.H.
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE D'ETUDES HISTORIQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE (S.E.H.No. 20)
$25.00 AUD

Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 1974. No. 20, 3rd Term 1974. 7 (advertisements), II, 61 PP with b/w illustrations. 1 errata slip loosely inserted. Soft cover. French text. Very good. 28 x 17.8.

Biographie de James Cook, par Dr. W.J.D. Mira (traduit de l'anglais par André Surleau) . Le Bi-centenaire de la Découverte. Le Rapport Bayardelle sur le ralliement à la France Libre de 1940.

67348
S.E.H.
SOCIETE D'ETUDES HISTORIQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - S.E.H. BULLETINS: 182, 183, 184 & 185 - 2015
$50.00 AUD

Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 2015. No. 182 (1st term 2015), ... No. 185 (4th term 2015). Edited by Gabriel VALET. 4 issues for a total of 400 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. 27.5 x 17.5.

No. 182: Mauruice Leenhardt, Pêcheur d'âmes (Part 1), by Luc Legeard. La tragédie du Pey-Berland, Mars 1934, by Raymond Proner. No. 183: L'épopée d'INCO en Nouvelle-Calédonie, by Christian Tessarolo. Le Lakatoï, un caboteur méconnu, by Jean-Paul Mugnier. No. 185: Mars 1942: le 52nd Evacuation Hospital s'installe à Sarramea, by Jerry Delathière. Maurice Leenhardt, (Part 2).

67856
S.E.H.
SOCIETE D'ETUDES HISTORIQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - S.E.H. BULLETINS: 186, 187, 188 & 189 - 2016
$50.00 AUD

Société d' Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 2016. No. 186 (1st term 2016), ... No. 189 (4th term 2016). Edited by Gabriel VALET. 4 issues for a total of 400 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 27.5 x 17.5.

No. 186. Joseph Banks (1743-1820), by Gabriel Valet. Lettres de Nouvelle-Calédonie. No. 187: Lettres de Nouvelle-Calédonie. No. 188: Histoire des Planteurs Français des Nouvelles-Hébrides. 189: Les 70 ans de l' IFO / IRD, by Georges De Noni. Le Docteur René Catala et la création de l' Institut Français d' Océanie, by Jean Yves Meunier. . Les Iles Santa Cruz, by Tiby Hagen.

65188
SAND, Christophe, TEREBO, Malia & LAGARDE, Louis
LE PASSE DE DEVA - Archéologie d'un domaine provincial calédonien
$60.00 AUD

Institut d'Archéologie de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et du Pacifique. Nouméa. 2013. 1st Ed., October 2013, "Archeologia Pasifika" No. 2. 80 PP with colour illustrations (1 location map, 1 map, drawings and over 80 photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 23.5. 9782954167510

13493
SAVOIE, Hélène
CHANTS DE BOAT PASS, Poèmes 1989-1996
$15.00 AUD

Editions du Lagon. Nouméa. 1997. 1st edition limited to 500 copies. Preface by Gérard Luciani. 74 PP with 20 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 15.

Poetry, an invitation to reflection on New Caledonia and the Melanesian world.

11512
SEBBAN, Elyane & Guy
NICKO LE JEUNE CALEDONIEN DU GRAND NORD
$30.00 AUD

Editions du Cagou. Nouméa. 1984. 1st Ed. (Juvenile). 40 PP with colour photos. Eps: Map of New Caledonia. Pict. laminated hard cover. Fine. French text. 29.8 x 22.4.

Life of an adolescent in the North of New Caledonia.

11516
SHINTANI, Tadahiko
LES LANGUES KANAK AUJOURD'HUI
$20.00 AUD

A.D.C.K. Nouméa. 1994. 1st Ed. No. 4 in Cahiers des Conférences de l' A.D.C.K. 32 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21. x 14.5. 2909407594

Study and state of the various languages spoken in New Caledonia by a Japanese linguist attached to the Research Institute on the Languages and Civilisation of Africa and Asia, in Tokyo.

71177
SHIPWRECKS
50 NAUFRAGES EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE
$80.00 AUD

Fortunes de Mer Calédoniennes. Nouméa. 2020. 1st edition, with a preface by Gabriel Valet. 172 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, plans, paintings and photos) and colour illustrations (1 Index chart, 50 location maps and hundreds of photos). Laminated pictorial boards. French text. Fine. 27.8 x 21.5. 9782955807828

Shipwrecks on New Caledonia coasts and reefs: windjammers, nickel ore carriers, warships, and US planes during WWII... Wreck of a 40 m. long cargo freighter (drug ?, refugees? ...) on Bampton Reef discovered in April 2019.

71282
SOCIETE D'ETUDES MELANESIENNES
ETUDES MELANESIENNES, Bulletin No. 28 . 1990-1991
$60.00 AUD

Société des Etudes Mélanésiennes. Nouméa. 1991. No. 28 (December 1990 - June 1991). Edited by Maurice H. Lenormand. 148, (4) PP with b/w illustrations. Stiff covers, illustrated front (engraved bamboo). French text. Fine. 24 x 16.

7 articles including: In memoriam Rock Pidjot ... Prehistory and Ethnohistory of Wallis island, by Christophe Sand.

70196
SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES
JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES - No. 147: "La Kanaky Nouvelle-Calédonie a rendez-vous avec l'histoire"
$60.00 AUD

Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Paris. 2018. No. 147, 2018-2, edited by Isabelle Leblic. Special Issue: "Kanaky Nouvelle-Calédonie", introduced by Isabelle Leblic & Umberto Cugola. 291-624 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations. Stiff cover, pictorial front. French texts. Fine. 27.5 x 18. 9782854301366

Special issue: 18 articles ...some with abstract in English.

70559
SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES
JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES - No. 148: "Filmer (dans) le Pacifique"
$65.00 AUD

Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Paris. 2019. No. 148, 2019-1, edited by Isabelle Leblic. Special Issue: "Filmer (dans) le Pacifique", edited and introduced by Jessica De Largy Healy & Eric Wittersheim". 193 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations. Stiff cover, pictorial front. French texts. Fine. 27.5 x 18. 9782854301373

Special issue: 12 articles: 2 in English and 10 in French, with abstracts in French and English.

71183
SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES
JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES - No. 149: "le Pacifique en premiere ligne face au Changement Climatique"
$70.00 AUD

Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Paris. 2019. No. 149, 2019-2, edited by Elodie Fache, Pascal Dumas & Antoine de Ramon N'Yeurt. Special Issue: "Pacific and Climate Change", edited and introduced by Jessica De Largy Healy & Eric Wittersheim". 193 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations. Stiff cover, pictorial front. Fine. 27.5 x 18. 9782854301212

Special issue - 7 articles: 4 in English and 3 in French, with abstracts in French and English.

71412
SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES
JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES - No. 150: "Varia"
$70.00 AUD

Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Paris. 2020. No. 150, 2020-1, edited by Isabelle Leblic. 120 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations. Stiff cover, pictorial front. Fine. 27.5 x 18. 9782854301380

"Varia" issue - 8 articles: 1 in English (on British New Guinea) and 7 in French, with abstracts in French and English. Subjects: 2 on New Caledonia / 2 on Papua New Guinea / 1 on Futuna Island / 1 on Vanuatu / 1 on Marquesas Islands / 1 on Australia (the Bardi, Saltwater People and ecological knowledge).

68737
SOCIETE LE NICKEL
FREQUENCE NICKEL (Le Magazine de la SLN) - No. 48
$10.00 AUD

Société Le Nickel - SLN. Nouméa. 2016. No. 48, October 2016. Editorial by Jérôme Fabre. 40 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

68738
SOCIETE LE NICKEL
FREQUENCE NICKEL (Le Magazine de la SLN) - No. 49
$10.00 AUD

Société Le Nickel - SLN. Nouméa. 2017. No. 49, March 2017. Editorial by Jérôme Fabre. 40 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

70442
SYLVAIN, A.
GUIDE DU TOUR DE L'ILE DE TAHITI
$15.00 AUD

Pacific Promotion Tahiti. Papeete. c. 1970. 1st bilingual edition. 30 PP with colour illustrations (1 map at centrefold & 17 location maps and 93 photos). Pictorial soft covers. French and English text. Fine. 29.5 x 21.

49017
TCHERKO, Louna & EMILIO, Sandro
AU COEUR DE LA PIERRE - Histoire d'un Enfant en Pays Kanak
$25.00 AUD

Les Editions du Cagou. Nouméa. 2005. Reprint of the 2001 original. Preface by Déwé Gorodé. 92 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 18 x 11. 2913256945

Cultural shock: school teacher sent from France with his knowledge and customs of the Kanak world and culture.

67410
TEIN, Gilbert (editor)
AGENDA du SENAT COUTUMIER de la Nouvelle-Calédonie - 2016
$30.00 AUD

Sénat Coutumier. Nouméa. 2015. 1st Ed. 20 PP (Institutions), (132 PP Diary), with colour illustrations: 1 map, 24 photos and 28 portraits. Pictorial soft cover, spiral bound. New. 25 x 20.

Unused diary for 2016, describing the "Customary Senate" and the other institutions: City councils, Provinces, Territory, French High Commission.

44990
TEIN, Gilbert Kaloonbat (editor)
KAAN FALIK, Boutures de paroles - Contes de la Région de Hienghène
$20.00 AUD

Bureau du Patrimoine Culturel / Province Nord. Koné, New Caledonia. 2003. 1st Ed. No. 1 in Les Documents du Bureau du Patrimoine Culturel. 38 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Texts in Jawe and Nemi languages with French translation. 21 x 14.8.

7 tales from the Hyenghen area, North East of New Caledonia.

46675
TEPINIER, Noëllyne (NOËLLA)
SOUVENIRS ET IMPRESSIONS
$25.00 AUD

Centre Raoul Follereau (Ducos). Nouméa. 1971. 1st Ed. 59 PP. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 21 x 14.7.

Souvenirs of New Caledonia: 1920 to 1971. The author then 16, was affected by leprosis in 1920 and was subsequently kept in the leper-hospital of l'Ile-aux-chèvres then Raoul Follereau at Ducos.

62917
THIERCELIN, Dr. Louis & MORTELIER, Christiane
UN BALEINIER A ARAMA (in Bulletin S.E.H. No. 94)
$10.00 AUD

Société d'Etudes Historiques de Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 1993. No. 94 (1st term 1993). 100 PP. Contains article, presented by Christiane Mortelier, between P.11 and 52 with b/w illustrations (1 chart, 1 photo, 1 portrait and 8 engravings). Pictorial soft cover. Issue lacking P.75 to 84 (La Ville de Castries et de Kastri, par J. Guillou). French text. Very good. 27.6 x 17.5.

Call in 1863, of the French Whalers "Gustave" and "Winslow" in the North of New Caledonia. Encounter with Father Jerome Guitta.

12707
TIAVOUANE, Denise
WAAWE, Le Sapin de Pwea
$20.00 AUD

ADCK. Noumea. 1994. No. 3 in the Collection Ko I Neva. 8 PP with 12 b/w illust. Eps. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 19.2. 2909407683

Catalogue of an exhibition held in 1994 at Pouebo by the Kanak artists Denise Tiavouane.

33049
TOGNA, Octave & BOULAY, Roger (editors)
Cibau Cibau - JEAN-MARIE TJIBAOU - Kamo pa Kavaac
$30.00 AUD

Ngan Jila / Centre Culturel Tjibaou. Nouméa. 1998. 1st English edition, translated from the French original by Roy Benyon. 80 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 15 x 15. 2909407780

Through words and portraits, thoughts and images, meet this man from Kanaky.

71275
TOGNA, Octave, KASARHEROU, Emmanuel & MOZZICONACCI, Cécile (editors)
TJIBAOU CULTURAL CENTRE
$45.00 AUD

Ngan Jila / Centre Culturel Tjibaou. Nouméa. 1998. 1st English edition, translated from the French original by Roy Benyon. 114 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 20 x 20. 2909407810

Symbolises the recognition and existence of the Kanak people.

70554
UKEIWË, Jean-Krist
L'A.S. LÖSSI - Premier Cinquantenaire (1964-2014)
$25.00 AUD

Editions de l' AS Lössi / GROHC. Nouméa. 2014. 1st Ed. Preface by Dominique Saijin. 48 PP with b/w and colour illustraztions. Stiff cover, illustrated front and back, staples. Fine. French text. 21 x 14.5. 9782953990898

37997
UNION AGRICOLE CALEDONIENNE
NOTICE SUR LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Ses Richesses, Son Avenir
$150.00 AUD

Société d' Editions Litteraires et Artistiques. Paris. 1900. 1st Ed. XII, 210, (4), 18 PP. Marbled endpapers. Quarter bound, marbled boards, gilt title on spine. Leather rubbed at top of spine. Ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. Rare. French text. 23.6 x 15.5.

Presentation of New Caledonia written for the 1900 Universal Exhibition. Geography, Economic tools, Settlement. Convict settlement. Native population (race, customs, lifestyle...). Cattle breeding, agriculture, mining.

12755
UNION CALEDONIENNE
REFLEXIONS SUR LES TERRES 1981-1991
$40.00 AUD

Union Calédonienne. Nouméa. c. 1991. 1st Ed. 34 PP with tables & graphs. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 27 x 18.

The land problems & ground gained by the Union Calédonienne through militant intervention during their annual congresses and action in the field. Problems of the mining industry (extraction & export).

52312
VALETTE, Jacques
CHRONIQUES DES TERRES ROUGES. Le Grand Sud Calédonien
$70.00 AUD

Alan Sutton. Saint-Cyr-sur-loire. 2006. 1st Ed., in collection Passé Simple. 192 PP with b/w illustrations (charts, maps & plans, engravings & photos), plus 16 pages with 34 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Lower corner of covers with light creases. French text. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 9782849103647

The South of New Caledonia: Agriculture, Mining (cobalt, iron, nickel), Forestry, Hydroelectricity, Health Resorts...

71202
VIBERT, Lucien
THE NEW HEBRIDES
$60.00 AUD

Author / W.C. Penfold & Co. Sydney. 1943. 1st Ed. 32 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Stapled soft covers faded around edges with a small repair at bottom near spine. Light foxing, o/wise contents near fine. Scarce. 18.5 x 12.5.

Information booklet with sections on the geological origins and physical aspects, the flora and fauna, administration, justice, ethnology, religion of the natives, native food, manners and customs, demography, recruiting of labour, clothing, immigration, agriculture, native language, commerce, communications, touring, the War..

71191
VILLE DE NOUMEA (Editor)
NOUMEA, de 1854 à Nos Jours
$200.00 AUD

Ville de Nouméa. Nouméa. 2012. 1st Ed. Foreword by Jean Lèques, Maire. 272 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards. French text with an English translation by Marianne Page for the foreword, the introduction and the summary at the bottom of each page. Contained in a decorative clam box. Fine (as new condition). This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. Format: book 30.5 x 25.7 and box : 31.5 x 27. 9782953506945

43281
VOIS, Paul
PRISONS FLOTTANTES
$100.00 AUD

Editions Delmas. Bordeaux / Paris. 1946. 1st Ed. 365 PP with 1 tail piece, 1 map and 19 other sketches, plus 2 folded maps. Dedicatory note on first page, signed by the wife of the author. Soft covers, illustrated front. Slight ageing of paper, edges of covers a little chipped and front has a repaired closed tear. French text. Internally near fine. Rare. 25.6 x 16.8.

The author, Manager of Société Le Nickel and its smelting plant in Nouméa, was captured by the German raider Orion, after the sinking of the nickel ore carrier Notou off New Caledonia, on 16 August 1940, and landed in Bordeaux, France by the Ermland, on 4th April 1941.

37089
WASHETINE, Charles
LA DEMOCRATISATION DE L'ENSEIGNEMENT EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE
$20.00 AUD

A.D.C.K. Nouméa. 1995. 1st Ed. No. 7 in Cahiers des Conférences de l' A.D.C.K. 36 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21 x 14.7. 2909407624

Learning / Teaching in New Caledonia.

21924
WENEHOUA, Macate (editor)
NOTRE PAYS DEMAIN ...
$45.00 AUD

Editions du Niaouli. Nouméa. 1996. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 12 portraits. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 20.8 x 12. 2910502066

13 papers on the future of New Caledonia by various people from different backgrounds & cultures.

67803
WILLEM, Léon
LES RUINES DE PARIS EN 4875 DOCUMENTS OFFICIELS ET INEDITS
$125.00 AUD

Association des Amis du Livre et de la Reliure / J.C.E. Nouméa. 1993. Limited edition of 80 numbered copies (No. 30 / 80). Facsimile reprint of the 1875 original. Preface by Pierre Faessel. (8 blank), (VIII), 92, (4), (4 blank) PP. Vignette on title page. 11 folded sections (cahiers) neither stitched or bound together, contained within a card cover folder and a "marbled" slipcase. French text. Mint condition. 21.8 x 15.6.

64131
ZAIDMAN, Pierre-Henri
LES CONDAMNES DE NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE EN AUSTRALIE ET EN NOUVELLE-ZELANDE (in Gavroche, No.: 111-112)
$5.00 AUD

Editions Floréal / Revue bimestrielle d'histoire populaire. Paris. 2000. Photocopy of 13 pages from issue No. 111 - 112 - 19th year - May-August 2000. Article from P.9 to 20 with 9 b/w illustrations. Clear plastic cover, staples. French text. Fine. 29.5 x 20.7.

Political convicts deported to New Caledonia following the Commune de Paris of 1871, and their migration to Australian and New Zealand.