73343 ABBOTT, J. H. M. UN TOUR EN MELANESIE (Nouvelle Calédonie) $45.00 AUD
Les Arts Graphiques, Editeurs. Vincennes. 1912. French edition in "Collection Contes et Nouvelles".of the 1908 English original. . Edition translated and adapted by Fergus MacGregor. 171, (2) PP with 1 sketch-map and 11 colour plates. Fp: Pagayant tranquillement... Cloth covers with light wear, colour vignette (rubbed) on front cover, decoration and title on front board and spine, gilt title on spine, top edge gilt. Ageing and foxing of paper. Gilt of top edge dulled. Faint signature and date at top inside of front cover. Contents near fine. French text. 21.3 x 15.8.
Norfolk Island. New Caledonia, the prison island. New Hebrides. Solomon Islands. Wallis & Futuna.
72406 ALLEN, J., GOLSON, J. & JONES, R. (editors) SUNDA AND SAHUL - Prehistoric Studies in Southeast Asia, Melanesia and Australia $150.00 AUD
Academic Press. London. 1977. 1st Ed. (XII), 647 PP with tables, figures and b/w photos. Fp: Sketch map of Sunda and Sahul. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). A 7 pages article " The remarkable history of Indo-Pacific Man...", by Jack Golson, extracted from "Search", Vol 3, No. 1-2 Jan-Feb 1972, loosely inserted. Some pencil underlining in 6 of the articles. Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 23.5 x 15.5. 0120512505
19 papers presented at the 13th Pan Pacific Science Congress in Vancouver, 1975.
72976 ALVES, Dora (editor) EVOLVING PACIFIC BASIN STRATEGIES - The 10th Pacific Symposium, 1989 $25.00 AUD
National Defence University Press. Washington. 1990. First printing in July 1990. XVI, 344, (4) PP with 1 map and 2 tables. Pictorial stiff covers. Faint remnants of a stamp on ffep, o/wise near fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 1579060625
21 papers presented. 3 papers on China, including: The Sino-Soviet détente and its implication for the West, by Dr Donald S. Zagoria ... 4 papers on Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific.
72075 ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric POULO CONDORE - Un Bagne Français en Indochine $40.00 AUD
Editions Vendémiaire. Paris. 2020. 1st edition in Collection "Chroniques". 195, (7) PP. Soft covers, pictorial front. French text. Fine. 20 x 14.5. 9782363583406
Convict settlement in this Archipelago of the South China Sea, south of Saigon / Ho Chi Minh City.
73395 ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric OMBRES ET LUMIERES DE LA COLONISATION FRANCAISE - Essai Historique $35.00 AUD
Les Editions de Paris, Max Chaleil. Paris. 2021. 1st Ed. 262, (2) PP. Stiff covers, pictorial front. French text. Fine. 23 x 15. 9782846213219
73532 BABADZAN, Alain, BELLEC, François, BOULAY, Roger... OCEANIE - La Découverte du Paradis: Curieux, Navigateurs et Savants $100.00 AUD
Somogy & Association des Conservateurs des Musées du Nord-Pas-de-Calais. Paris. 1997. 1st Ed. 252 PP with 1 map of the Pacific Ocean and over 200 bw & colour photos. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Copy pages 197-212 misbound (not stitched) but present. Near fine. French text. 28.8 x 25.5. 2850562742
Book published at the time of a 1997 exhibition "The discovery of Paradise by navigators, scientists and inquisitive voyagers", regrouping the little known artefacts found in the collections of many museums in the North of France. Beautifully illustrated.
37565 BALL, Ian M. PITCAIRN - Children of the Bounty $30.00 AUD
Victor Gollancz Ltd. London. 1973. 1st UK edition. XVI, 380 PP with 1 map, and 32 b/w illustrations. Title spread: Pitcairn Island, viewed from the northwest. Eps: maps with route of HMS Bounty. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Slight ageing of paper on top outside edge. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.5. 0575017171
HMS Bounty, her ill-starred voyage, the mutiny. History of Pitcairn Island and Pitcairners.
50499 BARRES, Alain, LAFFON, Michel, et al. COLLOQUE LAPEROUSE ALBI, 1985 - Bicentenaire du Voyage de Lapérouse 1785-1788 $120.00 AUD
Association Lapérouse Albi - France. Albi. 1988. 1st Ed. Preface by Dr. Pierre Amalric. 464, 56, (8 program & colophon) PP with the 56 pages being the reprint of a special issue of SEH bulletin with "List of Items" collected on the wrecks and b/w illustrations (charts, maps & plans, engravings, facsimile of documents, portraits & photos), plus 28 pages with b/w illustrations (charts, maps, plans, photos and portraits). Stiff covers, pictorial front. Near fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2950264301
53 papers presented at the Seminar held in Albi on the 28th, 29th and 30th March, 1985. Copy numbered 019 on the colophon. One of the copies distributed to the attendants at this Seminar.
21189 BAUDIN, Nicolas LE VOYAGE AUX TERRES AUSTRALES 1800-1804 $15.00 AUD
Musée Eugène Boudin / Ville de Honfleur. Honfleur. 1996. 4 PP in the form of a newspaper with 1 map in colour, 2 b/w & 10 colour illustrations. Compiled by Ann-Marie Bergeret. French text. Fine. 35 x 25.
Journal of an exhibition held from 4th May to 24 June 1996 at Honfleur, the birth place of Emmanuel Hamelin who was the Captain of the Naturaliste, one of the two vessels of Baudin's expedition to Australia (1800-1804). Preparations and the voyage itself. The exhibition was held to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the death of Charles-Alexandre Lesueur. Contains a short biography of Admiral Emmanuel Hamelin and two of the artists of the voyage (Charles-Alexandre Lesueur and Nicolas Martin Petit).
73361 BENNETT, Judith A. & WANHALLA, Angela (editors) MOTHERS' DARLINGS OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC: The Children of Indigenous Women and U.S. Servicemen, World War II $65.00 AUD
University of Hawai'i Press. Honolulu. 2016. 1st Ed. XXIV, 380 PP with b/w illustrations: 11 maps (with insets) and 72 photos. Laminated boards, pictorial front, dj. Fine. 23.7 x 15.5. 9780824851521
Chapter 1: Bora Bora. Chapter 3: New Caledonia. Chapter 4: Hew Hebrides. Chapter 5: Wallis (Uvea) & Futuna.
NewSouth Publishing. Sydney. 2021. 1st Ed. 194 PP, plus 8 pages with 5 b/w and 6 colour illustrations. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 9781742237091
73333 BERGER, Arthur WUNDERWELT DER SÜDSEE $20.00 AUD
Buchergilde Gutenberg. Berlin. 1940. 1st edition. 168, (2) PP with 1 map at rear of book, plus 40 pages with 39 b/w photos. Hard cover, illustrated front board, cloth spine. Covers with light wear around edges and in a protective sleeve. German text, gothic script. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 23.8 x 17.
Wonderful world of the South Seas.
73331 BERNATZIK, Hugo Adolf SÜDSEE - EIN REISEBUCH $30.00 AUD
Schlusselverlag Ges M.B.H. Innsbruck. 1949. New edition with a 1949 foreword by the author. 203, (2) PP with 4 maps, plus 88 pages with 114 b/w illustrations (6 sketches and 108 photos). Hard covers, cloth spine, top of the illustration on worn front board. Front cover of dust jacket tipped in on front endpaper. German text. Ageing and foxing of paper. Very good. 23 X16.
Voyage of the Austrian ethnologist to the Solomon Islands of Owa Raha and Choiseul (mention of the Malaita massacre, by HMAS Adelaide), to Papua New Guinea (travels on a Lakatoï), and to Bali.
72733 BERNATZIK, Hugo Adolphe SOUTH SEAS $45.00 AUD
Henry Holt & Co. New York. 1935. 1st printing of the US edition. Translated from the German original by Vivian Ogilvie. XIV, 167, (3) PP with 1 map, plus 84 pages with 103 b/w illustrations (6 drawings and 97 photos. Fp: Girls dancing. Village of Mamako (Island of Owa Riki). Decorated cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Top edge tinted. Spine lightly sunned (lettering dulled) and frayed at head. Occasional foxing. Very good. Image shows title-page and Fp. 23.5 x 16.5.
Voyage of the Austrian ethnologist on the Solomon Islands of Owa Raha and Choiseul (mention of the Malaita massacre, by HMAS Adelaide) and in Papua New Guinea (travels on a Lakatoï),...
73947 BEUMER, J.P., GRANT, A. & SMITH, D.C. (editors) Proceedings of the WORLD CONGRESS ON AQUATIC PROTECTED AREAS - What Works best and how do we Know ? $150.00 AUD
Australian Society for Fish Biology. St Lucia, Qld. 2003. 1st Ed. Preface by J.P. Glaister, Congress Chair. XIII, (3), 689 PP with tables and b/w illustrations: diagrams, drawings, graphs, maps. Laminated boards, illustrated front cover. Fine (as new condition). 28.8 x 20.5. 064643022X
Proceedings of the World Congress on Aquatic Protected Areas, held in Cairns, Australia - August 2002. 74 papers on 5 themes related to Aquatic Protected Areas: Who and what are the beneficiaries of... / How to design and select ... / Success factors in the implementation and management of ... / How good are the ... Measuring their performance / The role of... in the Aquatic Ecosystem.
42493 BORDEN, Charles A. SOUTH SEA ISLANDS $20.00 AUD
Robert Hale. London. 1963. 1st UK edition of the 1961 US original. 192 PP with 1 map on double page, plus 12 pages with 21 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise a fine copy. 22.3 x 14.2
A broad general picture of the South Seas in the late 1950's: changes, conflict and problems. The US T.T.P.I., French Oceania, Fiji, Tonga & British Pacific islands, the Australian Territory of Papua & New Guinea, American Polynesia, Western Samoa and the New Zealand dependencies.
73635 BOSCH BARRETT, Manuel LA EXTRAÑA VIDA DE PIERRE QUEROUL - Narracion de los Mares del Sur $40.00 AUD
Ediciones Ave. Barcelona. 1942. 1st Ed. 222 PP with 16 duo-tone illustrations by Jose M. Prim. Card cover, dust jacket illustrated front. Spanish text. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 18.8 x 13.
The author of this novel, a Spaniard, was "The Judge" at the Tribunal of the Anglo French Condiminium of the New Hebrides. Novel relating the life of Pierre Queroul who moved at the end of World War I, to the South Seas and ended on a coprah plantation in Aore, south of Esperitu Santo, New Hebrides (Vanuatu).
73553 BOUNOURE, Vincent VISION D'OCEANIE $75.00 AUD
Editions Dapper. Paris. 1992. 1st Ed. Publication No. 17, Musée Dapper. Foreword by Christiane Falgayrettes-Leveau. Notes by Agnes Rotschi 252 PP with 1 map in colour and b/w or colour illustrations and photos. Hard cover, title in blind on spine, dj. Fine. 33 x 24.5. 2906067202
73557 BRASSEY, Lady. LE TOUR DU MONDE EN FAMILLE - Voyage de la Famille BRASSEY dans son Yacht le "SUNBEAM" - $65.00 AUD
Alfred Mame & Fils. Tours. 1885. French edition translated by Richard Viot. Preface by Thomas Brassey. 414, (2 errata) PP with 78 woodcut engravings. FP: Royal Palm Avenue, Botanical Garden, Rio de Janeiro. Soft covers, title on front cover and spine. Corners of covers slightly worn, head and foot of spine lightly rubbed. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 30.2 x 21.3.
A fast circumnavigation on a screw composite 3-masted top-sail yard schooner from Sheerness on 1/07/1876 to Cowes on 26th May, 1877. First call in a South Pacific island: Hao in the Tuamotus.
54803 BRIANCHON, Alain ART D' OCEANIE / ART OF OCEANIA $40.00 AUD
Editions Footprint Pacifique. Nouméa. 2007. 1st bilingual edition (English translation by Roy Benyon). 189 PP with 12 b/w illustrations and 147 colour photos. Fp: Hiapo from Niue. Eps: Tapa. Pictorial stiff cover. French and English text. Fine. 22 x 22. 2908186264
73502 BRIGHAM, William T. An INDEX to the ISLANDS OF THE PACIFIC OCEAN $250.00 AUD
Martinus Nijhoff / Bishop Museum. 'S-Gravenhage / Honolulu, H.I. 1900. 1st Ed. Memoirs B.P. Bishop Museum, Vol 1, No. 2. Over 170, (2) PP with tables (some with list of smaller islands) and 12 figures, plus 24 plates with sketch maps of archipelagoes. Soft covers with chips around the edges and fragile at spine, title and illustration on front cover. Title page with short repaired tear. Contents are near fine. Scarce. 31 x 24.5.
A handbook to the Chart on the walls of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum of Polynesian Ethnology and Natural History.
73491 BRUNT, Peter & THOMAS, Nicholas (editors) OCEANIA $45.00 AUD
Royal Academy of Arts. London. 2018. 1st Ed. Foreword by Christopher Le Brun and Stephane Martin. 327 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Small bump at bottom near spine and a very small chip at the top of first 12 pages, probably from a bump. An otherwise fine copy. 30 x 24.5. 9781910350508
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 ...
72688 BUCK, Peter H. (Te Rangi Hiroa) LES MIGRATIONS DES POLYNESIENS - Les Vikings du Soleil Levant $40.00 AUD
Payot. Paris. 1952. 1st French edition in "Bibliothèque Scientifique" series. Translated from the US original by Jacqueline Foulque-Villaret. Preface by Maurice Leenhardt. 294, (8 publications) PP with 3 maps (1 on double page), 2 figures and 22 head pieces, plus 16 pages with 22 b/w photos. Soft covers, illustrated front. Ageing and foxing of paper. French text. Very good. 22.8 x 14.2.
The bold and intrepid mariners, ancestors of the Polynesians who settled the Polynesian Triangle.
72678 BUEHLER, Alfred, BARROW, Terry & MOUNTFORD, Charles P. THE ART OF THE SOUTH SEA ISLANDS including Australia and New Zealand $60.00 AUD
Greystone Press. New York. 1968. Revised edition of the 1962 1st English edition, translated from the 1961 German original. 255 PP with 1 table, 4 maps (2 on double page), 94 drawings, and 63 colour photos. Title page: Marine creatures, Melville Island, Northern Australia. Endpapers with 24 colour illustrations " Art of the World". Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing on top outside edge. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 21 x 15.
42577 CARACCIOLO, Lucio & KORINMAN, Michel (editors) AUSTRALIE - L'Occident des Antipodes (Limes, Revue Française de Géopolitique - No.5) $15.00 AUD
Editions Golias. Villeurbanne. 2000. 1st Ed. 246 PP with tables and maps. Pictorial stiff covers. French text. Faint foxing. Near fine. 22 x 14
Australia, Western World at / of the Antipodes. Australia, Oceania, South East Asia.
Jean-Edouard Carlier. Paris. c. 2005. 1st Ed. 136 PP with 8 figures and over 90 colour photos. Laminated pictorial boards. French text. Fine (mint condition). 28.7 x 20.
Catalogue of an exhibition (objects from Micronesia) held in the Galerie of Jean-Edouard Carlier, Rue Visconti, Paris.
73664 CHERPILLOD, André DICTIONNAIRE ETYMOLOGIQUE DES NOMS GEOGRAPHIQUES $70.00 AUD
Masson. Paris. 1991. 2nd edition of the 1986 original. Foreword by Gérard Dacier. XVI, 528 PP. Laminated illustrated boards. Light foxing. Near fine. French text. 24.7 x 16.2. 9782225822773
73944 CHEYNE, Andrew A DESCRIPTION OF ISLANDS IN THE WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN, North and South of the Equator: with Sailing Directions, together with their productions; Manners and Customs of the Natives, and, Vocabularies of their Various Languages $750.00 AUD
J. D. Potter. London. 1852. 1st Ed. X, 198, (4) PP. Rebacked copy with a new cloth spine and retaining the original decorated boards. Renewed endpapers. Pages V to VII present but misbound following page X. Title page with name and stamp of previous owner. Some underlining of text and pertinent annotations and comments. Slight ageing of paper, and foxing. A very good copy of an extremely rare title. 22 x 14.5.
Contents include: The Isle of Pines, The Loyalty Islands, The Britannia Islands, Beaupre's Islands, The Island of Anatam, New Hebrides, The Island of Tanna, New Caledonia, Woodlark Island, The Massacre Islands, Ocean Island, and many more.
73614 CHOY, Chef Sam POKE - Hawai'i's Food $20.00 AUD
Mutual Publishing. Honolulu, Hawai'i. 2016. 2nd printing of the 2015 original. XVIII, 172, (2) PP with colour photos. Hard covers, laminated pictoral boards, spiral bound. Fine. 23.2 x 17.5. 9781939487483
Over 110 recipes.
72803 CLAUZEL, Jean ADMINISTRATEUR DE LA FRANCE D'OUTRE-MER $25.00 AUD
Editions Jeanne Lafitte / A. Barthelemy. Marseille. 1989. 1st Ed., in Collection "Coeur à l'Ouvrage". 224 PP with b/w illustrations (3 facsimiles of documents and 6 maps), plus 16 pages with (2 facsimiles of documents and 24 b/w photos). Near fine. 9782862761961
13 years experience as a French Government representative in post World War II "French Sudan", now Mali..
73428 CLEMENT, Harry G. THE FUTURE OF TOURISM IN THE PACIFIC AND FAR EAST $45.00 AUD
U.S. Department of Commerce / Bureau of Foreign Commerce. Washington. 1961. 1st Ed. Foreword by Luther H. Hodges. XIV, 296 PP with tables and b/w and colour illustrations: diagrams, graphs, maps. FEP: Major Air Routes in the Pacific and Far East. REP: Map of Pacific and Far East. Cloth covers with light soiling, title on front board and a lightly sunned spine. ontents near fine. 26.5 x 20.5.
52812 COIFFIER, Christian, PETIT, Béatrice, et al. (editors) LE VOYAGE DE LA KORRIGANE DANS LES MERS DU SUD $400.00 AUD
Hazan / Musée de l'Homme / Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. Paris. 2001. 1st Ed. Preface by Jean-Claude Moreno, foreword by Douglas Newton, and introduction by Christian Coiffier. 240 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, paintings and photos), and 156 colour photos of artifacts. Hard cover, dj. French text. Fine. Scarce. 31.2 x 24.2. 9782850256114
Book produced for the exhibition held at the Musée de l'Homme, 5 December 2001 to 3rd June 2002. Discovery of Polynesia, by Marie-Claire Bataille-Benguigui. A call in New Caledonia, by Nathalie Rochard... Solomon Islands, by Daniel de Coppet...
73545 COLLINS, Larry & LAPIERRE Dominique FREEDOM AT MIDNIGHT $15.00 AUD
Collins. London. 1975. 1st English edition. (10), 500 PP with 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w photos. Eps: 2 maps of India. Hard cover, title on spine, dust jacket with a few chips and/or closed tears. Spine of dust jacket sunned. Rubbed patch on last leaf of text on P. 491/492, with loss of a few words. Occasional foxing, o/wise contents near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0002160552
How Britain gave away an Empire: the Partition between India and Pakistan (East & West).
73678 COLWELL, James (editor) A CENTURY IN THE PACIFIC (One Volume - Five Parts: Scientific, Sociological, Historical, Missionary, General) $150.00 AUD
William H. Beale. Sydney. 1914. 1st "Australasia" edition. Introduction by W. H. Fitchett. XII, 782 PP. Cloth cover, gilt decocration and title "A Century in the Pacific 1815-1915" on front board, gilt title on spine, top edge gilt. Occasional foxing, with foxing spots on front and bottom outside edges. A fine clean copy. 24 x 16.
A review of the developments in the South Pacific. Discovery & settlement, languages, the indigenous people & imported labour, trade, etc..
73284 COOTE, Walter L'OCEAN PACIFIQUE OCCIDENTAL, Description des Groupes d'Iles au Nord et a l'Est du Continent Australien $100.00 AUD
Librairie Ch. Delagrave. Paris. c. 1905. 5th French edition of the 1883 English original. XVI, 182, (2) PP with 1 map and 31 b/w illustrations 9 of them on full page). Marbled endpapers. Modern binding, half bound with marbled boards, gilt decoration and title on spine with raised bands, all edges gilt. Ageing of paper. A near fine copy. French text. Image shows title-page. 23.5 x 16.5.
Translation of the original English edition with the same title. In the foreword, the Editor advises France to claim the New Hebrides because the English have the Kermadec islands and are sharing New Guinea with M. de Bismarck.
42177 COPPELL, W. G. & STRATIGOS, S. A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF PACIFIC ISLAND THESES AND DISSERTATIONS $20.00 AUD
Research School of Pacific Studies, Australian National University & Institute for Polynesian Studies, Brigham Young University. Canberra & Honolulu. Canberra & Honolulu. 1983. 1st Ed. XII, 520 PP. Soft cover. Near fine. 22 x 14.8. 0939154331
Author Index: pages 1 to 237. Subject Index: pages 239 to 519.
73954 CORRE, Bruno & VITTORI, Pascal COLLECTION SCHELER (dite Collection Amsterdam) - Exposition: Inventaire & Catalogue (in two booklets) $20.00 AUD
Archives Territoriales de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 1993. 1st Ed. Booklet "Inventaire" with a foreword by Alain Christnacht: 58 PP with 10 b/w illustrations. Booklet "Catalogue": 84 PP with 10 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers, cloth cover slipcase. French text. Fine. Format: 22.5 x 15.2.
Collection Scheler (referred to as the Collection Amsterdam) on the political convicts (communards), deported/exiled to New Caledonia between 1872 and 1878.
73354 COTTEAU, Edmond EN OCEANIE. Voyage autour du Monde en 365 jours 1884-1885 $80.00 AUD
Librairie Hachette & Cie. Paris. 1888. 1st Ed. (4), 390, (8 publications) PP with 2 coastal views, 3 maps (2 on full page) and 43 engravings (36 on full page), plus 1 folded map at rear of book. Bound copy retaining the original pictorial soft cover (reinforced and fragile). Marbled endpapers. Quarter bound, gilt title "En Océanie, Voyage autour du monde, en 365 jours: 1884 - 1885" on leather spine. Ferguson: 8727. Light foxing. Near fine and scarce. French text. Images shows original soft cover. 19 x 13.
Left Paris on 15th March 1884. Sailed from Toulon (20 March 1884) on the French warship Nive... Chapter III: Krakatau island 11-29 May 1884. Australia (pages 122 to 222): Torres Strait on 18th July 1884, then Port Kennedy, Townsville, Bowen, Rockhampton, Brisbane (27 July 1884), Sydney, Melbourne, Tasmania, Sydney. New Caledonia on the Rockton in September 1884. New Hebrides on the French warship Duchaffaut in October 1884. Tahiti on the French warship Vire in November 1884... Return to Paris on 15 March 1885.
73355 COTTEAU, Edmond EN OCEANIE. Voyage autour du Monde en 365 jours 1884-1885 $80.00 AUD
Librairie Hachette & Cie. Paris. 1895. 2nd edition of the 1888 original. (4), 390 PP with b/w illustrations: 9 in text (1 map, 1 coastal view, 2 portraits ...) and 42 on full page (1 coastal view, 2 maps and 39 engravings), plus 1 folded map at rear of book. Bound copy retaining the original pictorial soft cover (sunned). Marbled endpapers. Half bound, gilt title "En Océanie" on leather spine. Ferguson: 8727. Foxing. French text. Near fine. 19 x 13.
Left Paris on 15th March 1884. Sailed from Toulon (20 March 1884) on the French warship Nive... Chapter III: Krakatau island 11-29 May 1884. Australia (pages 122 to 222): Torres Strait on 18th July 1884, then Port Kennedy, Townsville, Bowen, Rockhampton, Brisbane (27 July 1884), Sydney, Melbourne, Tasmania, Sydney. New Caledonia on the Rockton in September 1884. New Hebrides on the French warship Duchaffaut in October 1884. Tahiti on the French warship Vire in November 1884... Return to Paris on 15 March 1885.
72801 DAVIES, Hunter THE TELLER OF TALES - In Search of Robert Louis Stevenson $10.00 AUD
Sinclair-Stevenson / Reed International Books. London. 1995. 1st paperback edition of the 1994 original. XIII, 290 PP with 25 headpieces (portrait or type writer), plus 16 pages with 39 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Paper ageing around edges with occasional foxing. A very good reading copy. 232.2 x 15.6. 9781856196000
72888 DAWS, Gavan HOLY MAN - Father Damien of Molokai $15.00 AUD
University of Hawai'i Press. Honolulu. 1984. 1st edition of the 1973 original published by Harper & Row. XIV, 294 PP, plus 16 pages with 22 b/w photos. Newspaper review (The Weekend Australian, June 15-16, 2002) "Molokai: The Story of Father Damien", loosely inserted. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Occasional foxing. Name of previous owner at top of half title page. Very good. 20.2 x 13.7. 0824809203
73293 DAWS, Gavan & SHEEHAN, Ed.. THE HAWAIIANS $45.00 AUD
Island Heritage Ltd. Norfolk Island. 1970. 1st Ed. 295 PP with colour illustrations (1 map "The Principal Hawaiian Islands" on double page and 204 photos by Robert B. Goodman). Cloth covers, device embossed at top corner of front board, title embossed on spine, price-clipped dj. Dust jacket has a few nicks or closed tears, o/wise a near fine copy. 26 x 24.5.
73710 DE GAULLE, Charles MEMOIRES DE GUERRE - L'APPEL 1940-1942 $1250.00 AUD
Librairie Plon. Paris. 1954. 1st edition. (VI), 682, (4) PP, plus 1 large folded plate in colour with 2 plans and 3 maps at the back of the book. Printed on paper "Special Mat des Papeteries Teka" in November 1954. Soft covers a little faded, title on front cover and spine. Dedicatory note dated (18.6.56) and signed by Ch. de Gaulle. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Near fine. French text. 22.7 x 14.
73287 DE LA CARRIERES, Capitaine A.C. VOYAGE AUX PAYS AURIFERES - Afrique, Mexique, Californie, Pérou, Chili, Nouvelle-Calédonie, Australie, Russie $1200.00 AUD
Librairie De A. Courcier, Editeur. Paris. c. 1855. 1st Ed. (4), 328, (2) PP with 25 wood cut vignettes (including 1 on title page and 7 tail-pieces), plus 12 plates & tissue guard protection with duo tone engravings (illustrations by J.B. Arnout). Fp: "Un placer en Californie". Endpapers: shiny percaline. Leather binding, spine with raised bands, gilt decoration and gilt title. All edges gilt. Foxing throughout although not affecting legibility. A very good copy of a scarce item. French text. 23.5 x 15.5.
Sailed from Marseille in September 1850, to Gabon on the schooner "Le Bissagot"... Reached Rio de Janeiro on a Brazilian Corvette ... California ... Australia (pages 194 to 250): Sydney, Bathurst, Melbourne ... Return to Europe via the Red Sea and the Railway line; before the digging or opening of the Suez Canal.
72584 DE LA FOUCHARDIERE & LAUBREAUX, Alin AVENTURES COCASSES DE BOULOT AVIATEUR $35.00 AUD
Albin Michel. Paris. 1931. 1st Ed. 251 , (3) PP. Hard cover, half morocco, marbled boards. gilt title and decoration on spine. Ageing and foxing of paper. Very good. 18 x 11.5.
73565 DE LA PEROUSE, Jean F.G. A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD PERFORMED IN THE YEARS 1785, 1786, 1787 AND 1788 BY THE BOUSSOLE AND ASTROLABE (Volume I, Volume II and ATLAS) $300.00 AUD
N. Israel / Da Capo. Amsterdam / New York. 1968. Reprint of 1799 English edition. Translated from the French original published by order of the National Assembly and L. A. Milet-Mureau. Volumes Nos. 27, 28 & 29 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. Volume I: (2), VIII, LVI, 539 PP. Volume II: (2), VIII, 532 PP (14 Index), (2 errata). Atlas: (6), 69 plates (views, plans, charts, engravings). Simile vellum, gilt title on blue label on front board and spine of each volume. Labels on front board rubbed in parts, and on spine with gilt lettering sunned. Very light foxing. A near fine set. Vol. I & II: 26 x 20. Atlas: 40 x 27. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote.
Voyage of exploration towards "What Captain Cook had not discovered". Calls: Easter Island, California, Alaska, Macau.. Botany Bay.
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.
15610 DIDEROT SUPPLEMENT AU VOYAGE DE BOUGAINVILLE, publié d'après le manuscrit de Léningrad $90.00 AUD
Librairie E. Droz & The Johns Hopkins Press. Paris & Baltimore. 1935. 1st French edition of September 1935. Foreword and notes by Gilbert Chinard. 213, (3) PP. Fp: Facsimile of the 1st page of the manuscript held in Leningrad (Saint Petersbourg). Brown cloth cover, gilt device on front board and spine, gilt title on spine. Small label of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. French text. Image shows Title-page and Frontispiece. 22.5 x 15.
On the French explorer Bougainville, his life and his circumnavigation. Thoughts on the discovery of France by Aotourou... The myths of the noble savage.
73220 DOMENY DE RIENZI, M.G.L. OCEANIE OU CINQUIEME PARTIE DU MONDE - Revue Géographique et Ethnographique de la Malaisie, de la Micronésie, de la Polynésie et de la Mélanésie (in Three Volumes) $500.00 AUD
Firmin Didot Frères, Editeurs. Paris. 1836, 36 & 38. 1st edition in "L' Univers - Histoire et Description de tous les Peuples" series. Vol. 1: (4), 399, (1 errata) PP on 2 columns, plus 100 b/w plates on full-page and 2 folded maps "Océanie" & "Malaisie". Vol. 2: (4), 397, (3 position of plates and errata) PP on 2 columns, plus 100 b/w plates (101 to 200) and 1 folded map "Polynésie et Micronésie". Vol. 3: (4), 632, (8 errata and position of plates) PP on 2 columns, plus 104 b/w plates (201 to 304) and 2 folded maps "Kalémantan ou Bornéo" and "Mélanésie". Quarter bound, marbled boards, leather spine with gilt lines and title. Spine of the 3 volumes affected by the light / sun, lettering damaged. Ageing of paper. Still a very good set. French text. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 21.5 x 14.
Vol.1: General description plus Malaisia (Indonesia, Malaya, Philippines) & Micronesia. Vol.2: Mariana in Micronesia, Polynesia (Hawaii, Marquesas, Tuamotu, Tahiti). Vol.3: Samoa, Tonga, New Zealand, Melanesia (PNG, Fiji, Solomons, New Hebrides, New Caledonia), Australia, Kerguelen or Desolation Island.
73242 DOMENY DE RIENZI, M.G.L. OCEANIE OU CINQUIEME PARTIE DU MONDE - Revue Géographique et Ethnographique de la Malaisie, de la Micronésie, de la Polynésie et de la Mélanésie - (Tome Premier / Volume One) $200.00 AUD
Firmin Didot Frères, Editeurs. Paris. 1836. 1st edition in "L'Univers - Histoire et Description de tous les Peuples" series. Vol. 1: (4), 399, (4 errata and notes to the binder on position of plates) PP (on 2 columns), plus 100 b/w plates on full-page and 2 folded maps "Océanie" & "Malaisie". Half bound copy (c. 1980s) retaining original soft covers, marbled boards & endpapers, leather spine with raised bands, gilt devices and title. Ageing of paper an d foxing, mostly around page edges. Very good. Image shows the title-page. French text. 22 x 14.5.
Vol.1: General description plus Malaisia (Indonesia, Malaya, Philippines) & Micronesia.
73243 DOMENY DE RIENZI, M.G.L. OCEANIE OU CINQUIEME PARTIE DU MONDE - Revue Géographique et Ethnographique de la Malaisie, de la Micronésie, de la Polynésie et de la Mélanésie - (Tome Deuxieme / Volume 2) $200.00 AUD
Firmin Didot Frères, Editeurs. Paris. 1836. 1st edition in "L' Univers - Histoire et Description de tous les Peuples" series. Vol. 2: (4), 397, (3 position of plates and errata) PP (on 2 columns), plus 100 b/w plates (101 to 200) and 1 folded map "Polynésie et Micronésie". Half bound (c. 1980s) copy retaining original soft covers, marbled boards & endpapers, leather spine with raised bands, gilt devices and title. Copy lacking plate called for: 129 "Ruines du Fort de Kai-Roua" for this Volume 2. Ageing of paper and foxing, mostly around page edges. Very good. French text. Image shows title-page. 21.5 x 14.
Vol.2: Mariana in Micronesia, Polynesia (Hawaii, Marquesas, Tuamotu, Tahiti).
72697 DRISCOLL, Ian H. FLIGHTPATH SOUTH PACIFIC $45.00 AUD
Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd. Christchurch. 1972. 1st Ed. Foreword by Air Vice-Marshall Sir Leonard Isitt. 303 PP with 3 tables (pages 207 to 292) and 8 maps, plus 32 pages with 74 b/w photos. Endpapers: A TEAL Solent IV flying-boat at Aitutaki, Cook Islands. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Small tear/hole in bottom margin of 8 pages but not affecting the text. An otherwise near fine copy. 24.8 x 15.5. 072330355X
The Flyers, the Airlines and the Aircraft.
73509 DROLLET, Michael (editor) COOK ISLANDS DIRECTORY & Guide Book $25.00 AUD
Michael Drollet. Rarotonga, Cook Islands. 1977. 1st Ed. Introduction by Sir Albert Royle Henry, Premier of the Cook Islands. 175 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings and 13 sketch maps) and colour illustrations (plan of avarua and colour photos including a portfolio of 83 photos between pages 53 and 83). Pictorial stiff covers. 3 pages on "The rise and fall of Rakau" (NZ Listener, 20/01/1979), loosely inserted. Fine. 22.8 x 15.2.
50910 DU CHAILLU, Paul B. EXPLORATIONS & ADVENTURES IN EQUATORIAL AFRICA; with accounts of the manners and customs of the people, and of the chace of the Gorilla, Crocodile, Leopard, Elephant, Hippopotamus, and other animals $50.00 AUD
Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1987. Facsimile reprint of the 1861 edition, in the Classics of Exploration series. XVIII, 480 PP with 42 text illustrations, plus 1 large folded map at rear of book and 27 plates. Fp (folded): The Gorilla. Marbled endpapers. Padded brown leather, lettered and ruled in gilt and red, spine blocked in red between raised bands, ribbon page-marker. All edges gilt. Fine. 21.7 x 14.5. 0705415074
72990 DUGAN, Des, BUTCHER, Philip (editors) CORAL SEA "50" COMMEMORATION, 1942-1992 - Official Souvenir Publication $20.00 AUD
Rutland Cowling-Smith Associates / Australia-United States Coral Sea Commemorative Council. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed, with Messages from Paul Keating, Prime Minister of Australia and George Bush, President of the United States of America. 96 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (mint condition). 29.7 x 21. 9858848319
Official Souvenir Publication, including the National program of events. The Australian American Alliance: The War in the Pacific, The Battle of the Coral Sea, The Battle of Midway... Qantas Flies to War ...
72193 DURACK, Elizabeth SEEING THROUGH PAPUA NEW GUINEA: An Artist Impressions of the Territory $35.00 AUD
The Hawthorn Press. Melbourne. 1970. 1st Ed. X, 177 PP with 4 maps and 17 b/w illustrations by the author. Eps: Map of the Territory of Papua New Guinea. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has light soiling with a tiny piece chipped at top of spine. An otherwise fine copy. 22.2 x 14.5.
73669 EAST INDIA COMPANY CONSIDERATIONS ON THE DANGER AND IMPOLICY OF LAYING OPEN THE TRADE WITH INDIA AND CHINA; Including an Examination of the Objections Commonly urged against the EAST INDIA COMPANY'S Commercial and Financial Management $550.00 AUD
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. London. 1812. 1st Ed. (IV), 218 PP with 8 tables, a lengthy manuscript note at lower margin of pages 70 & 71 and inked correction on page 144. Leaf 91/92 dog-eared. Errata slip tipped in on page 1. Leather binding, front and back covers with "tooling in blind" and gilt border lines, spine with 5 raised bands, gilt decorations and gilt title "Considerations on India Trade". Title page with 2 manuscript notes: name of a previous owner at top, and name "by Mr. McCulloch". Slight ageing of paper. Contents near fine. A rare item. 21.6 x 13.5.
73097 ENDACOTT, G. B. A HISTORY OF HONG KONG $20.00 AUD
Oxford University Press. Hong Kong. 1985. 8th impression of the 1958 original. XII, (2), 324, (14 Bibliography, Appendix & Index) PP with 1 map, plus 2 folded maps and 6 pages with 12 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.8.
46786 ESTIVAL, Contre-Amiral Bernard UN SIECLE DE NAVIRES SCIENTIFIQUES FRANCAIS $45.00 AUD
Editions du Gerfaut / IFREMER. Paris. 2003. 1st Ed., with a preface by Yves La Prairie. 160 PP with over 250 b/w and colour illustrations. Title page (in colour): L'Atalante. French text. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 30.5 x 24.8. 291462221X
73827 EWINS, Rod FIJIAN ARTEFACTS - The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Collection $75.00 AUD
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Hobart. 1982. 1st Ed. VI, 115 PP with 2 maps, 177 b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, photos) and 4 plates with 10 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover with light wear around edges. Previous owner's name and address sticker at top of FFEP which also has a dedicatory note to previous owner signed by the author. Near fine. Oblong: 20.2 x 25. 0724610995
73155 FAIRBANK, John K., REISCHAUER, Edwin O. & CRAIG, Albert M. EAST ASIA - The Modern Transformation $45.00 AUD
George Allen & Unwin Ltd. London. 1965. 1st Ed. Volume Two in "A History of East Asian Civilization " series. XVI, 955, (5) PP with b/w illustrations (including 10 headpieces), 45 maps and charts (4 on double pages), plus 32 pages with 80 b/w plates. FEP: Map of East Asia. REP: Map of East and South East Asia. Cloth covers, gilt title on spine, tinted top edge, dj (price clipped with a couple of small nicks). A near fine copy. 24 x 16.5.
73458 FAVRE, L'Abbé P. GRAMMAIRE JAVANAISE, accompagnée de Fac-Simile et d'Exercices de Lecture $250.00 AUD
Imprimerie Impériale. Paris. 1860. 1st Ed. (4), IV, XXXVII, (3), 185, (3) PP with tables, plus 5 large folded tables and 12 pages with 5 facsimiles (4 on single page and 1 on double page). Modern half bound, marbled boards, spine with 5 raised bands, gilt decoration and title "Grammaire Javannaise". Retains the original soft wrapper. A few foxing spots and paper ageing around edges. Image shows the title-page. A very nice copy. Scarce. 23.7 x 16.2.
73459 FAVRE, L'Abbé P. DICTIONNAIRE JAVANAIS - FRANCAIS, accompagnée de Fac-Simile et d'Exercices de Lecture $400.00 AUD
Imprimerie Impériale et Royale. Vienne, Fance. 1870. 1st Ed. (4), VIII, 544, (2 corrections) PP with 5 tables. Modern half bound, marbled boards and endpapers, spine with 5 raised bands, gilt decoration and title. Retains the original soft wrappers (see image). Dedicatory note to the previous owner at top of half title page, signed by the author. Foxing. A very nice copy. Scarce. 24.3 x 17.
73289 FESTETICS DE TOLNA, Comte Rodolphe VERS L'ECUEIL DE MINICOY, aprés Huit Ans dans L'Ocean Pacifique et Indien à bord du Yacht "Le Tolna" $950.00 AUD
Librairie Plon / Plon-Nourrit & Cie, Imprimeurs-Editeurs. Paris. 1904. 1st edition. (6), 395, (3) PP (superior gloss paper) with b/w illustrations: 3 headpieces, 2 tailpieces, 78 drawings (including a sketch chart of the atoll of Minikoi) & photos and 68 photographic plates (17 of them with artifacts collected and offered to the National Museum of Hungary), plus 3 large folded plates with charts of: North East Coast of New Guinea / Solomon Islands / Western Pacific and Indian Ocean. Fp: Portait of Comte Festetics de Tolna. Cloth cover with light wear around edges, gilt title on front board and spine. Signature of previous owner on half-title page. Light foxing of prelims and last pages. A near fine copy of a rare item. French text. 28.2 x 20.
73285 FIELDS, Jack & Dorothy SOUTH PACIFIC $45.00 AUD
A.H. & A.W. Reed. Wellington. 1973. 1st New Zealand edition of the 1972 original. 252 PP with 3 maps, and colour photos by Jack Fields. Title spread: Cook's Bay, Moorea Island. Decorated cloth cover (tapa style), dj. Dedicatory note to previous owner signed by Jack and Dorothy Fields, tipped in on front endpaper. Front endpaper with traces of old sellotape marks. Contents near fine. 26.3 x 24.2. 0589007750
Melanesia. Micronesia. Polynesia.
73503 FITZPATRICK, Gary L. THE EARLY MAPPING OF HAWAI'I - Volume I / Palapala'aina $120.00 AUD
Editions Limited. Honolulu. 1986. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 90 b/w or colour illustrations: 9 portaits, coastal views, views, maps and charts). Title spread: Hawai'i, by Harrison, 1784. Cloth cover, title on front and spine. Small stain on top outsise edge. Dust jacket is a little sunned and has a few chips, repaired closed tears and is in a protective sleeve. Still a near fine copy. Large format: 36 x 26. 0915013053
Pacific Manuscripts Bureau, Research School of Pacific Studies / ANU. Canberra. 1991. 1st Ed. (2), II, 150, 8 (index) PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Light foxing, mostly on first and last pages, o/wise near fine. Scarce. Image shows title-page. 30 x 21.5. 0731512936
72993 FOLLEREAU, Raoul TOUR DU MONDE CHEZ LES LEPREUX $25.00 AUD
Flammarion Editeur. Paris. 1953. 1st edition of May 1953. 251, (3) PP, plus 16 plates with 27 b/w photos. Soft covers, illustrated front. Ageing of paper, not affecting the plates. Very good copy. 21.5 x 15.3.
Leprosy around the world.
73305 FOLLEREAU, Raoul DONNEZ-MOI DEUX BOMBARDIERS ... $100.00 AUD
Ordre de la Charité. Paris. 1957. 1st edition. 60, (2) PP, plus 4 pages with 9 b/w photos. Inside back cover: Praise by General Weygand. Soft covers. Dedicatory note on half title page signed by Raoul Follereau. Occasional foxing. A very good copy of a rare item. French text 21.5 x 15.3.
In 1955, the amount needed to eradicate leprosy, was equivalent to the cost of building 2 modern bombers.
72603 FRANCIS, Gavin ISLAND DREAMS: Mapping an Obsession $45.00 AUD
Canongate Books Ltd. Edinburgh. 2020. 1st Ed. (10), 246 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (charts, maps, plans). Hard cover, decorated front (map of Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson) As new. 22 x 16. 9781786898180
72703 FYSH, Hudson QANTAS RISING:The Autobiography of the Flying Fysh; QANTAS AT WAR; WINGS TO THE WORLD: The Story of Qantas 1945-1966 (3 Volume Set) $275.00 AUD
Angus and Robertson. Sydney. 1965, 1968 & 1970. 1st Ed. Vol. 1: XII, 296 PP with 1 map "Queensland & Northern Territory" on double page and 9 tables, plus 26 pages with 43 b/w photo. Fp: Lieutenants W.H. Fysh and P.J. McGinness. Vol. 2: XII, 244 PP with 1 drawing and 9 tables, plus 25 pages with 44 b/w illustrations (1 Certificate "Secret Order of the double sunrise" and 43 photos). Fp: Empire Flying Boat "Corio". Vol. 3: XII, 236 PP with 1 drawing, plus 24 pages with 45 b/w photos. Each volume with original hard cover, gilt title on spine, and dust jacket. Each volume has the ex-libris vignette of previous owner on inside front cover. Covers have light shelf wear as have the dust jackets. Dust jacket of Vol.1 is price clipped. Vol. 3 is an ex library copy, with erased stamp on title page and stamp on rear endpaper plus remnants of a library pocket. All volumes are in a protective archival sleeve. Occasional foxing. A very good clean set. Scarce. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 24.2 x 16.2.
73249 GAFFAREL, Paul LES COLONIES FRANCAISES $80.00 AUD
Librairie Germer Baillière et Cie. Paris. 1880. 1st edition. (6), 423, (30 publications) PP. Quarter bound, marbled boards, leather spine with gilt title and decorations at head, foot and the 5 raised bands. Covers with light shelf wear and a small rub at top of front cover, gutters fragile and repaired. Stamp of the Libreria Europea, Buenos Aires on half title page and shelf number at foot of spine. Light foxing, o/wise contents near fine. French text. 22.5 x 14.5. .
Africa: Senegal, Guinea, Reunion & Obock). America: French Guyana, West Indies (Guadeloupe &, Martinique), Saint Pierre et Miquelon. Asia: India (Chandernagor, Karikal, Mahe, Pondicheri & Yanaon). Cochincine. Indo-Chine. Protectorates on Cambodia & , Annam. Oceania: Tahiti & dependancies. New Caledonia.
73556 GASPAR, Ana, GARRIDI, Aracéli Sànchez ... ORIGENES, ARTES PRIMERAS - Colecciones de la Peninsula Ibérica: América / Oceania / Asia / Africa $100.00 AUD
Centro Cultural Conde Duque. Madris. 2005. 1st Ed. Introduction by Antonio Casanovas & Ana Gaspar. 391 PP with 165 b/w location maps and colour photos (including 165 on full page). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (as new condition). Spanish text. 28 x 23.6. 849610219X
Catalogue of an exhibition held in Madrid 19th October 2005 to 8 January 2006. Pages 83 to 150: Oceania (items 33 to 63)
73185 GATHERCOLE, Peter, KAEPPLER, Adrienne L.& NEWTON, Douglas THE ART OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS $70.00 AUD
National Gallery of Art. Washington. 1979. 1st Ed. Foreword by J. Carter Brown. 366 PP with 4 maps, 14 plates in colour, 30 b/w photos and 352 photos of artifacts. Title spread (in colour): Canoe Prow Ornament, Marquesas. Eps: Bark Cloth (tapa). Stiff covers, illustrated front. Covers with light wear. A near fine copy. Scarce. 28 x 21.5.
Catalogue of an exhibition held in Washington: 1st July to 14 October 1979.
73711 GIBNEY, Frank THE PACIFIC CENTURY - America and Asia in a Changing World $35.00 AUD
Charles Scribner's Sons / Macmillan Publishing Co. New York. 1992. 1st Ed. XII, 596 PP with 8 maps and 210 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 34 colour illustrations. Eps: map "Pacific Rim". Hard covers, gilt title on cloth spine. Fine. 23.8 x 19.5. 0684193493
72541 GILSON, Richard THE COOK ISLANDS 1820-1950 $30.00 AUD
Victoria University Press & University of the South Pacific. Wellington. 1980. 1st Ed. Preface by Ron Crocombe, editor. (14), 242 PP with 2 maps, and tables. Fp: Maps of the Cook Islands and of Rarotonga. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24 x 15.5. 0705507351
Early Rarotongan Society. The Mission Period. The British Protectorate... Economic and Social Developments...
73210 GODARD, Philippe CARNAVAL PAPOU $75.00 AUD
Editions Mélanésia. Nouméa. 1976. 1st "deluxe" edition, in the "Carnets de Route du Pacifique" series. 120 PP with 2 b/w photos and colour illustrations (1 map of "Papua New Guinea" and photos by the author). Hard covers, pictorial boards, cloth cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. French text. 26.8 x 30.2.
72610 GORSKY, Bernard L' AQUARIUM DE DIEU $70.00 AUD
Editions de la Pensée Moderne. Paris. 1961. 1st Ed. 250, (3) PP. Hard cover, marble papered boards with title on front board, dj. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. Rare dust jacket. French text. Very good. 21.5 x 15.
Book half way between autobiography and novel: Shipwrecked on a passage from Sydney to Tahiti in Surprise Island, extreme north of New Caledonia.
73373 GORSKY, Bernard EXPEDITION "MOANA" (Le Tour du Monde de l'Exploration sous-marine): Caraïbes - Polynésie $20.00 AUD
Editions de la Pensée Moderne. Paris. 1958. July 1958 reprint of the 1956 original. 286 PP, plus 28 pages with34 b/w and 11 colour photos. Soft covers with some wear and foxing. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. Very good. French text. 21.5 x 15.
Outbound voyage, from Saint Malo to Tangiers, West Indies, Panama Canal, Galapagos, Tropez, via Tonga, New Caledonia, Indian Ocean, and the Red Sea, in the forty-foot cutter Moana.
72285 GRIMBLE, Arthur RETURN TO THE ISLANDS ... Life and Legend in The Gilberts ... $35.00 AUD
William Morrow & Co. New York. 1957. 1st US edition. VIII, 215 PP with 1 sketch map and 29 drawings by Rosemary Grimble. Fp: Map of the Gilbert Islands and inset with location map. Cloth cover, device (coconut trees) on front cover. Covers marked and speckled (on spine and back). Offsetting on endpapers and occasional foxing. Near fine internally. 22 x 14.8.
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
73307 GRIMSHAW, Beatrice IN THE STRANGE SOUTH SEAS $40.00 AUD
Books for Libraries Press. Freeport, N.Y. 1971. Reprint in the "Black Heritage Library Collection", of the 1908 original. (2), X, 381 PP, plus 48 plates with 56 b/w photos. Fp: A native picnic, Tahiti. Cloth cover, title on spine, no dj. A near fine copy. 22.2 x 14.5. 0836987640
Tahiti, Cook Islands, Tonga.
73278 GUEGAN, Bertrand (editor) VOYAGE DE LA PEROUSE AUTOUR DU MONDE, publié d' après tous les manuscrits de l'Auteur $100.00 AUD
Editions du Carrefour. Paris. 1930. 1st Ed., in Collection Voyages et Decouvertes. XVI, 294 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 map on double page, 1 sketch map and 2 coastal views on a single page, 8 drawings on double pages and 10 drawings on single page. Bound copy of the 1930 paperback edition, retaining original soft covers. Half bound, marbled boards, leather spine with raised bands, gilt title and 2 devices. Marbled endpapers. French text. Excellent condition. 24 x 20.
University of Hawaii Foundation & Ma'i Ho'oka'awale Foundation. Honolulu. 1985. New edition of the 1979 original. VI, 121 PP, plus 16 pages with 10 colour and 12 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 0824909890
Excerpts from interviews with exiled leprosy patients at Kalaupapa Settlement, Molokai. After word: Father Damien Legacy ... towards Sainthood.
The Separating Sickness Foundation (Ma'i Ho'oka'awale). Honolulu. 1996. 3rd edition of the 1979 original. VI, 124 PP, plus 16 pages with 10 colour and 12 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Occasional foxing. Fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 0965397106
Excerpts from interviews with exiled leprosy patients at Kalaupapa Settlement, Molokai. After word: Father Damien Legacy ... towards Sainthood.
38594 GUIART, Jean DECOUVERTE DE L'OCEANIE - Tome I: Connaissance des îles $55.00 AUD
Le Rocher à la Voile & Haere Po. Nouméa & Papeete. 2000. 1st Ed. 277 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 15.
74027 GUIFFAN, Jean HISTOIRE DE L'ANGLOPHOBIE EN FRANCE, de Jeanne d'Arc à la vache folle $30.00 AUD
Terre de Brume Editions. Rennes. 2004. 1st ED. 280, (2) PP with 100 b/w illustrations (cartoons, drawings, engravings newspaper clippings, photos), plus 8 plates with 12 colour illustrations. Stiff covers, pictorial front. French text. Near fine. 24.3 x 14.5. 9782843622298
40903 GUILLOU, Jean MOI, JEAN GUILLOU, SECOND CHIRURGIEN DE L'ASTROLABE - Voyage de Lapérouse 1785-1788 $80.00 AUD
Editions de l'Etrave. Beauvoir-sur-Mer, France. 1999. 1st Ed. 311 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps, plans and photos) and 16 colour plates. Pictorial stiff covers. Dedicatory note dated and signed by the author on first page. Bookplate of previous owner pasted down inside front cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 15.5. 2909599426
Historical novel. Exploration of the Pacific by Lapérouse on board La Boussole and L'Astrolabe. Call at Botany Bay, shipwrecked on Vanikoro Island... Building of a boat, arrival in Australia near Mackay.
72698 GUNN, John QANTAS AIRWAYS: 1919 - 1970 (in 3 volumes). 1 - DEFEAT OF DISTANCE: Qantas 1919-1939 / 2 - CHALLENGING HORIZONS: Qantas 1939-1954 / 3 - HIGH CORRIDORS: Qantas 1954-1970 $180.00 AUD
University of Queensland / Qantas Airways Ltd. Brisbane. 1985, 1987 & 1988. 1st Ed. Vol. 1: XVI, 400 PP with 2 tables and 93 b/w illustrations (3 prospectus & 90 photos). Eps: Map in colour of Queensland ant the Northern Territory. Vol. 2: XIV, (2), 434 PP with 2 tables and 95 b/w photos. Eps: Cutaway in colour of an Imperial Flying Boat of Qantas Empire Airways. Vol. 3: XVI, 468 PP with 1 table and 92 b/w photos. Eps: Artwork of Super Constellation with boarding paasengers walking on the tarmac. Each volume with hard cover with title on front board and spine, and dust jacket. Top of the rear cover of Vol.2 (on 2 cm) has been rubbed with corresponding tear of the dust jacket and has been repaired. All volumes in a protective sleeve. Contents of all volumes in near fine condition. A scarce item. 25.4 x 18. 0702217077 / 0702220175 / 0702221287
73358 GUNN, Michael ARTS RITUELS D'OCEANIE - Nouvelle-Irlande $80.00 AUD
Musée Barbier-Mueller & Skira Editore. Geneva/Milan. 1997. 1st Ed. Preface by Philippe Douste-Blazy. Foreword by Jean-Paul Barbier. 161 PP with 1 b/w portrait of Richard Heinrich Robert Parkinson, 132 figures: 9 in colour (4 maps and 5 photos) and 123 in b/w (1 map, paintings and photos), and 43 colour plates (1 on double page and 42 on full page) by Pierre-Alain Ferrazzini. Fp: 12 men wearing "Malangan" masks. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj in a protective sleeve. A fine copy. French text. 31 x 23.5. 9788881181759
Art of New Ireland.
52298 HAKS, Leo & WACHLIN, Steven INDONESIA: 500 EARLY POSTCARDS $100.00 AUD
Archipelago Press / Editions Didier Millet. Singapore. 2004. 1st Ed. Introduction by Diana Darling. 288 PP with 7 maps in colour (1 on double page with an inset) and over 500 b/w or colour illustrations (postcards for most of them). Pictorial stiff covers, corners a little bumped, o/wise fine. Oblong: 23 x 24.7. 9789814155250
73323 HANOTAUX, Pierre, MOHEN, Jean-Pierre, TAYLOR, Anne-Christine & CERUTTI, Helene (editors) CHEFS-D'OEUVRE dans les Collections du Musée du Quai Branly $50.00 AUD
Musee du Quai Branly. Paris. 2006. 1st Ed. Preface by Stephane Martin, and foreword by Germain Viatte. 116 PP with 3 head pieces and colour illustrations (2 plans, 4 photos of the museum and 88 plates). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. French text. 31 x 22. 0782915133219
Catalogue of 88 artefacts "masterpieces": 22 from Oceania. 22 from Africa. 22 from Asia. 22 from the Americas.
73624 HARRIS, N. V. THE TROPICAL PACIFIC $20.00 AUD
University of London Press. London. 1966 1st Ed. 176 PP with tables and 42 figures (maps, sketches & plans), plus 12 pages with 24 b/w photos. Top outside edge tinted. Cloth covers, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Discreet signature of previous owner on inside of front cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.5.
Melanesia, Fiji and Western Polynesia, The Hawaiian Islands, Central and Eastern Polynesia and Micronesia.
72861 HARTCHER, Peter RED FLAG - Waking Up to China's Challenge (in Quarterly Essay) $30.00 AUD
Quarterly Essay / Schwartz Books. Melbourne. 2019. QE76, Issue 76, 2019. (2), 114 PP. contains article pages 1 to 89. Illustrated stiff covers. Fine. 23.4 x 16.8. 9781863959704
73481 HICKS, Jim & Editors Time-Life LES BATISSEURS D' EMPIRE $15.00 AUD
Time-Life International (Netherlands). Amsterdam. 1974. 1st French edition.in "Les Origines de l'homme" series. Introducton by Harry A. Hoffner. 160 PP with tables and b/w (artworks, drawings, photos), and colour illustrations (1 map, 6 plans, 6 artworks, paintings and 34 photos). Hard covers, illustrated front, cloth spine with gilt title. French text. Fine. 26 x 23.2.
Hittite Empire: Anatolia (Turkey) & part of today's Syria.
11286 HOADLEY, Steve THE SOUTH PACIFIC FOREIGN AFFAIRS HANDBOOK $25.00 AUD
Allen & Unwin / New Zealand Institute of International Affairs. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. XIII, 258 PP with tables & maps in text. Pictorial stiff covers. Name of previous owner at top of half title page. Near fine. 21.5 x 14. 1863731768
Concise survey of international affairs of the South Pacific. A good source of information on each of the states in the region.
53927 HOFFMAN, Rosita & SMAALDERS, Mark & SPC Publications Section MEETING HOUSE OF THE PACIFIC, the story of SPC 1947-2007 / LA MAISON COMMUNE DU PACIFIQUE, l'histoire de la CPS de 1947 à 2007 $30.00 AUD
Secretariat of the Pacific Community / Secrétariat général de le Communauté du Pacifique. Nouméa. 2007. 1st bilingual edition (French text translated by Odile Montpetit). Foreword by Honourable Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi. Introduction by Jimmie Rodgers. 190 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fine. English & French text. Oblong: 23.3 x 26. 9789820002210
72332 HORDERN HOUSE THE PARSONS COLLECTION: Rare Pacific Voyage Books from the Collection of David Parsons - Part I: Dampier to Cook $45.00 AUD
Hordern House Rare Books. Sydney. 2005. Edited by Anne McCormick & Derek McDonell. No pagination, 126 PP with 5 head pieces in colour and 133 b/w & colour illustrations. 2 page price list loosely inserted. Eps: View of Ulietea. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 28 x 22. 1875567461
Catalogue detailing 138 items: Dampier to Swift (16) - The Anson Expedition (18) - South Pacific (23) - North Pacific (11) - Captain James Cook (67).
72984 HUDSON, W. J. (editor) AUSTRALIA AND PAPUA NEW GUINEA $15.00 AUD
Sydney University Press. Sydney. 1971. 1st paperback edition. VIII, 198 PP. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 0304299618
Australian interests in New Guinea before 1906, by R. B. Joyce. ... The Occupation of German New Guinea 1914 -1921, by C. D. Rowley ...
33432 IDIENS, Dale PACIFIC ART IN THE ROYAL SCOTTISH MUSEUM $20.00 AUD
Royal Scottish Museum. Edinburgh. 1982. 1st edition, in the Royal Scottish Museum Studies. 80 PP with 1 map, 46 colour and 49 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front "Poutokomanawa". Near fine. 24.6 x 18.8. 0900733284
73507 INDER, Stuart (editor) PACIFIC ISLANDS YEAR BOOK - Twelfth Edition $15.00 AUD
Pacific Publications. Sydney. 1977. 12th edition. Edited by Stuart INDER. 432 PP with b/w illustrationd (sketch maps, maps, plans, plus 8 pages with advertisements in colour, and 1 folded map in colour at rear of book. Illustrated hard covers. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 21.2 x 14.7.
72975 INGOLD, François & MOUILLESEAUX, Louis LECLERC DE HAUTECLOCQUE $45.00 AUD
Editions Littéraires de France. Paris. 1948. 1st Ed. Forewords by G. d'Argenlieu and General Koenig. Introduction by Charles Goulois. 184 PP with b/w illustrations: 7 facsimile of manuscript lettres, 7 maps, 8 sketches of Tanks, 14 Badges or Crests and 144 photos. Title page: Coat of Arms of 1218 "Guy de Hauteclocque. Fp: photo of General Leclerc " Souvenir de trois annees de lutte, 19/11/43". Hard covers, gilt title on front cover and spine, gilt device "Coat of Arms: Hauteclocque. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. Small insect damage on front endpaper and 2 first leaves. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. French text. Very good. 28 x 22.5.
73295 JACOLLIOT, Louis, a.k.a., X..., Docteur Jacobus (A French Army-Surgeon) UNTRODDEN FIELDS OF ANTHROPOLOGY - Observations on the Esoteric Manners and Customs of Semi-Civilized Peoples; being a Record of Thirty Years Experience in Asia, Africa, America and Oceania (Two Volumes in One) $140.00 AUD
American Anthropological Society. New York. c. 1935. 2nd edition of the 1898 original. Privately Re-issued. Volume I: Foreword by Charles Carrington. XL, 309 PP, Volume II: Prefatory Note by "Medicus". XVIII, 402 PP. Green cloth cover, title on spine, top edge tinted, Head and foot of spine frayed, front gutter starting, occasional light foxing, o/wise a very good copy of a scarce item. 24.2 x 17
72673 JAMES, John Stanley THE VAGABOND PAPERS $20.00 AUD
MUP / Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1969. Abridged edition of the 5 Volumes published in 1877-8. Edited and with an introduction by Michael Cannon. (XII), 274 PP with 43 b/w illust. Fp: The vagabond as seen by "Leo". Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with small chips and lightly sunned on spine, now in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0522839460
Tells of the mysterious and tragic life of the "vagabond" ("Julian Thomas"), a renowned journalist and unconventional character.
73622 JIANMING, Jen L'ARMEE EN TERRE CUITE DES "QIN" - Un Monde de Rêve $30.00 AUD
Editions de Xian. Xian. 2006. 1st edition, translated into French by Lei Xiuqin & Meng Kuanrang. (8), 130 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers with flaps. French text. Fine. 28.4 x 21. 9787807122517
73207 JOHNSON, Osa BRIDE IN THE SOLOMONS $20.00 AUD
George G. Harrap. London. 1946. Reprint of the 1st UK edition of 1945. 224 PP, plus 64 b/w plates. Cloth cover. Offsetting on endpapers. Spine sunned. Very good. Image shows title-page. 20.2 x 14.
The quest for bringing back the first authentic record of cannibals actually eating human flesh.
73590 JOHNSTON, Michael H-BOMBS & HULA GIRLS - Operation Grapple 1957 and the Last Royal Navy Gunroom at Sea $80.00 AUD
Uniform / Unicorn Publishing. London. 2017. 1st Ed. Foreword by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. 319 PP with 1 colour painting and b/w illustrations: diagrams, drawings, sketches, maps (Christmas, Malden, Penrhyn, Pitcairn , postal stamps and photos. Illustrated stiff covers with flaps. Dedicatory note dated and signed by one of the ten National Servicemen. Fine (as new condition). 24.5 x 20.3. 9781910500682
Tale of 10 young men brought together through National Service in the Royal Navy, taking part while serving on HMS Warrior to Britain's secret thermonuclear weapons tests, near Christmas Island, Line Islands, Central Pacific. .
21685 KAEPPLER, Adrienne L. (editor) COOK VOYAGE ARTIFACTS, in Leningrad, Berne and Florence Museums $100.00 AUD
Bishop Museum Press. Honolulu, Hawaii. 1978. Bernice P. Bishop Museum Special Publication No. 66. X, 186 PP with 9 colour (8 on full page) and 251 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): plate with Hawaiian objects. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine condition. Scarce. 28 x 21.5. 091024023X
The James Cook collection in the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography, Leningrad. The Webber collection, Berne. Notes on an Ethnographic collection made during the Third Voyage of Cook and preserved until the end of the last century in the Royal Museum of Physics and Natural History in Florence.
73517 KAEPPLER, Adrienne L., KAUFMANN, Christian & NEWTON, Douglas OCEANIC ART $200.00 AUD
Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Washington. 1997. 1st Ed. 633, (5 blank) PP with 2 figures, 5 diagrams, 263 colour photos (No. 1 to No. 263), 436 b/w photos (No. 264 to No. 702) and 1 map "Principal Oceanic Cultural Groups" with 252 b/w illustrations (No. 703 to No. 955) and colour illustrations. Eps: Bark Cloth (tapa). Cloth covers, title on spine, dj. A fine copy. Scarce. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 33 x 25.5. 9780810936935
73847 KING, Marie A MOST NOBLE ANCHORAGE - A Story of Russell and the Bay of Islands $45.00 AUD
Northland Historical Publications Society. Kerikeri, NZ. 1992. 1st Ed. Foreword by Jack Lee. XIV, 210 PP with b/w illustrations: documents, maps, plans, paintings, prints and photos. Fp: Russell Regatta, 1926. FEP: Map of Bay of Islands and hinterland. REP: N.Z. Chart of the Bay of Islands. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine (as new condition). 29.3 x 22. 0959792619
73526 KJELLGREN, Eric, VAN TILBURG, Anne & KAEPPLER, Adrienne SPLENDID ISOLATION: Art of Easter Island $125.00 AUD
Yale University Press / The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New Haven. 2001. 1st Ed. Foreword by Philippe de Montebello. 80 PP with 1 map, 23 b/w figures and 50 plates: 33 in b/w and 17 in colour. Fp: Photo of Rapa Nui works. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Dedicatory note to previous owner dated and signed on title page by Eric Kjellgren. Tiny crease on lower corner of front cover, o/wise fine. 28 x 20.5. 9780300090819
Exhibition held New York: 11th December 2001 to 4th of August 2002.
54869 KLEIN, Florence ARTS DE L'ECHANGE EN OCEANIE $30.00 AUD
Grain de Sable / Musée de Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 2006. 1st edition in Les Objets Racontent... series. 40 PP with 1 map and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. New. 22 x 14. 9782841701182
73037 KLOOSTERMAN, Alphons M. J. DISCOVERERS OF THE COOK ISLANDS AND THE NAMES THEY GAVE $30.00 AUD
Cook Islands Library & Museum. Rarotonga, Cook Islands. 1973. 1st edition by the Curiculum Development Unit. Bulletin No. 1 of the Cook Islands Library and Museum. 76 PP with 44 b/w illustrations (10 maps and 34 drawings). Card covers, illustrated front. Stapled typescript monograph. Covers a little soiled with light wear, occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 29.8 x 21.
71362 KUBALSKI, N.-A. (editor) VOYAGES DANS L'OCEAN PACIFIQUE (Sud-Est) et description des îles principales $45.00 AUD
Ad Mame et Cie. Tours. 1854. 1st Edition, in Bibliothèque des Ecoles Chrétiennes. (4), 188 PP. Fp. Marbled endpapers, and outside edges. Hard covers, decorated front and back, gilt title and decoration on spine. Ageing of paper and occasional foxing. Covers lightly rubbed, hinges starting and gutter of both endpapers split. Book plate of previous owner on front endpaper. In need of rebacking. Very good. French text. 18 x 11.
Part I: Voyages of Count Maurice - Auguste Beniowski during 1771 and 1772: Aleoutians Islands, Japan & China. Part II: Description of the Philippines.
73599 LANKOV, Andrei THE REAL NORTH KOREA - Life and Politics in the Failed Stalinist Utopia $20.00 AUD
Oxford University Press. New York. 2013. 1st Ed. XVIII, 283 PP, plus 16 pages with 6 b/w and 12 colour photos. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Review by Richard Lloyd Parry, The Times, Saturday May 18 2013, loosly inserted. Faint foxing on top outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 16.3. 9780199964291
72508 LARACY, Hugh MARISTS AND MELANESIANS - A History of Catholic Missions in the Solomon Islands $45.00 AUD
University Press of Hawaii. Honolulu. 1976. 1st Ed. XII, 212 PP with notes & bibliography. Fp: Map of the Vicariate Apostolic of Melanesia 1844-1889. Eps: Map of the Solomon Islands. Laminated boards, pictorial front. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 21.7 x 15. 0824803612
Development of Roman Catholic missionary activity before and after colonial order, war years, indigenous challenges (Massima rule)...
73613 LAUX, Claire & ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric (editors) "GRANDS HOMMES ET PETITES ILES": Acteurs et Actrices de la Christianisation de l'Océanie (1580-1966) (in Histoire & Missions Chrétiennes) $30.00 AUD
Histoire & Missions Chrétiènnes / Editions Karthala. Paris. 2011. Issue No. 20, December 2011. 245, (3) PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps, portraits, photos...). Stiff covers. French text. Fine (as new condition). 24 x 16. 9782811106386
Collection of 9 papers by: Annie Baert, Claire Laux, Yannick Essertel, Sylvette Boubin-Boyer ..., with English summaries between pages 184 and 189. Varia: Les Spiritains (Congregation of the Holy Ghost) aux Etats-Unis au service des Noirs en Louisiane: 1911-1935., by Henry J.Koren.
73679 LEE, Ida (Mrs Charles Bruce Marriott) COMMODORE SIR JOHN HAYES, His Voyage and Life (1767-1831), with some account of Admiral D'ENTRECASTEAUX's Voyage of 1792-3 $300.00 AUD
Longmans, Green, and Co. London. 1912. 1st Ed. XVI, 340 PP with 1 family tree of Commodore Sir John Hayes and 31 b/w plates, plus 3 plates (frontispiece, 1 Map "Track of the Duke of Clarence and the Duchess", and 1 folded "Chart drawn by Hayes and published in 1798". Fp: Portrait of Sir John Hayes. Cloth covers with light wear around edges and a little faded, gilt title on rebacked spine. Stamp of the previous owner "Roberts Library No. 27" on half title page and renewed endpapers. An otherwise near fine copy. Scarce. 22.5 x 15.5.
Chapter II: Preparation and departures of the Expedition to Van Diemen's Land. Chapter III: John Hayes in Tasmania (discovery and exploration of the Derwent River / rediscovery of the D'Entrecasteaux Channel, the Huon River and Bruny Island). ... Chapter IV: Call in New Caledonia, where a volcanic eruption was witnessed (???).
73957 LESBORDES, Jean-Christophe ESPRIT DU GABON $20.00 AUD
J-C. Lesbordes. Libreville, Gabon. 2006. 1st Ed. Preface by Michel Essonghe. 106, (4) PP with 8 b/w photos (Dr. A. Schweitzer & Lambarené) and colour illustrations: 1 map, 1 location map, 12 posters and 152 colour photos. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Foxing inside dust jacket. French text. Near fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 9782952780506
72126 LESSON, Primevère VOYAGE AUTOUR DU MONDE ENTREPRIS PAR ORDRE DU GOUVERNEMENT SUR LA CORVETTE "LA COQUILLE" (in 2 Volumes) $2000.00 AUD
P. Pourrat Frères, Editeurs. Paris. 1838 & 1839. 1st edition. Volume 1 (1838): (IV), 510, (2) PP, with vignette on title page, plus 17 illustrated plates (1 folded and 4 in colour) with tissue guard. Fp: Portrait of R. P. Lesson. Volume 2 (1839): (IV), 547, (2 errata), (2) PP with vignette on title page, plus 25 illustrated plates (1 folded and 15 in colour) with tissue guard. Fp: Vue de la Colonnade Basaltique ou Pyha, Vallée de Matavaï. Hard covers, marbled paper over boards, quarter calf, gilt title on spine. Note on front endpaper of Volume 1 to previous owner signed by friends of l'Union Internationale pour la Protection de la Nature. Plate "Psitacule de Kuhl" (without tissue guard), loosely inserted. Slight ageing of paper, occasional foxing. A nice copy of a scarce item. French text. 25.7 x 16.5.
The author was the surgeon and acted as the naturalist of the expedition led by Duperrey. Ingleton reference: 6660.
73279 LEXTREYT, M. BOYER, Ph. et al. HOMMES ET ESPACES D' OCEANIE - Sciences Humaines "6ème" $45.00 AUD
CTRDP / Centre Territorial de Recherche et de Documentation Pédagogiques. Nouméa. 1995. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w & colour illustrations (graphs, maps & photos). Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. French text. 26.5 x 20.
Human Sciences in Oceania (for students in 1st year of secondary college).
53103 LIAUZU, Claude (editor) DICTIONNAIRE DE LA COLONISATION FRANCAISE $50.00 AUD
Larousse. Paris. 2007. 1st Ed., in the "Larousse à Présent" series. 646, (2) PP, plus 16 pages with 18 maps in colour. Stiff covers, pictorial front. French text. Fine. 20.5 x 13.7. 9782035833433
Dictionary of the French Colonization.
73708 LOMBARD-JOURDAN, Anne FRANCOIS PERON ET CHARLES LESUEUR A TIMOR: Une Chasse au crocodile en 1803 (in ARCHIPEL 54) $30.00 AUD
Association Archipel. Paris. 1997. Issue Archipel 54 - 1997: "Destins Croisés entre l'Insulinde et la France". 312 PP. Contains article between P. 81 and P.121 with 11 illustrations (4 in colour and 7 in b/w)). Stiff covers, pictorial front. French text. Near fine. 24 x 16.
17 papers on Indonesia and France. Paper No. 6: François Péron et Charles Lesueur à Timor. Une chasse au crocodile en 1803....
67830 LONDON ILLUSTRATED NEWS [THE] THE SAMOAN CRISIS: BRITISH AND UNITED STATES WAR-SHIPS AT APIA (in The London Illustrated News, May 6, 1899) $25.00 AUD
The International News Company. New York. 1899. Part of Vol. 24, No. 626, May 6, 1899. 639 - 662 PP, stapled. Contains article on P. 651 and 652 with 7 b/w photos by Symonds & Co., Portsmouth . Soft wrappers with a few small nicks and a small closed tear, illustrated front (The Queen at Cimiez: "Vive le Reine d'Angleterre !"). Very good. 39.5 x 30.
73683 LÂN, Pham Ngoc DE PERE INCONNU - Récits sur le Viêt Nam de la deuxième moitié du Vingtième Siècle $35.00 AUD
l'Harmattan. Paris. 2015. 1st edtion in "Récits, Mémoires, Témoignages" series. Preface by Patrick Poivre d'Arvor. 512, (4 content), (6 publications) PP with c. 40 b/w photos by the author. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Crease on spine. Near fine. French text. 24 x 13.5. 9782343054858
73469 LÜTKE, Frédéric VOYAGE AUTOUR DU MONDE 1826-1829 (Vol. I, II & III) $100.00 AUD
N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1971. Reprint of the 1835 edition. Bibliotheca Australiana Nos. 58 to 60. Volume I: (4), (IV), IV, XXIV, 410 PP with tables and 1 figure, plus 1 plan of a house, 1 folded plan and a large folded chart at back. Volume II: (4), (II), II, 387 PP (1 errata) with 1 b/w illustration, plus 1 plate & a large folded chart at back. Volume III: (4), XII, 352 PP, plus a large folded chart at back. Hard covers, simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette on front board and spine. Faint foxing. Near fine. 22 x 14.5. 9060721039
The Lutke expedition left Cronstadt in 1826, reaching Sitka in Alaska in June 1827 via Rio de Janeiro, Cape Horn and Valparaiso. Exploration to Bering Strait, wintering in the Caroline Islands in 1828...
15442 MALINOWSKI, Bronislaw THE SEXUAL LIFE OF SAVAGES IN NORTH-WESTERN MELANESIA, An Ethnographic Account of Courtship, Marriage and Family Life among the Natives of the Trobriand Islands, British New Guinea $70.00 AUD
Eugenics Publishing Co. New York. 1929. 1st US edition "Complete in one Volume". Preface by Havelock Ellis. XXVIII, 603 PP with 1 plan of a dwelling House and 1 genealogical diagram of Relationship, plus 96 pages with a map of Trobriand Islands, a plan of the village of Omarakana, Cats'-cradle, The Beach of Kumilabwaga, the frontispiece, and 91 b/w photos. Fp: Two pretty girls. Cloth cover, gilt lettering of title faded.on a sunned spine. Ageing of paper, foxing. Very good copy. Image shows the frontispiece and title-page. 21.8 x 14.3.
73300 MANGIN, Arthur VOYAGES ET DECOUVERTES OUTRE-MER AU XIXe Siècle $135.00 AUD
Alfred Mame et Cie, Imprimeurs-Libraires. Tours. 1863. 1st Ed. (4), 468 PP, plus 26 b/w plates illusrated by Durand-Brager. Fp: "Petersen, paralysé par son émotion...". Hard cover, cloth boards, leather spine with gilt decorations and title, all edges gilt. Covers slightly rubbed and gilt a little dulled on spine. Minimal light foxing. A near fine copy of a scarce item. French text. 24.8 x 16.5.
French Voyages: Baudin, de Freycinet, Dumont d'Urville. Austrian Voyage of the Novara by Captain Wullerstorf Urtair. Arctic voyages by Sir John Franklin and linked to his search.
49155 MARTIN, John TONGA ISLANDS. William Mariner's Account $45.00 AUD
Vava'u Press. Neiafu, Tonga. 1981. 4th edition (with addition) of the 1817 original, with "The Life of William Mariner" by Denis Joroyal McCulloch. 461 PP with 1 musical score, 1 map, 1 tail piece and 2 b/w plates. Soft covers with light wear. Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good. 21.5 x 15.5.
Appendix I: A Grammar of the Tonga Language (pages 389 to 419) & A Vocabulary Tonga and English (pages 420 to 451).
72368 McALEER, John and RIGBY, Nigel CAPTAIN COOK AND THE PACIFIC: Art, Exploration & Empire $70.00 AUD
Yale University Press / Royal Museums Greenwich. New Haven, Ct. / London. 2017. 1st edition, with a foreword by Dr. Kevin Fewster. 256 PP with 253 figures either in b/w or colour (charts & maps, drawings & engravings, paintings & photos). Fp (in colour): Resolution and Discovery in Ship Cove, Nootka Sound. Figure 1 (in colour): Captain Cook by Nathaniel Dance. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (mint condition). 26 x 20. 9780300207248
71790 MEAD, Sidney M. (Editor) EXPLORING THE VISUAL ART OF OCEANIA: Australia, Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia $60.00 AUD
University of Hawaii Press. Honolulu. 1979. 1st Ed. xviii, 455 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dust jacket. A near fine copy. 24 x 21. 0824805984
Published following the 1974 international symposium converned with the state of art in Oceanie, scholarship on the subject, and the future direction of both. Includes the archaeological roots of Oceanic art, rock art, surveyed studies done in various areas of the Pacific ...
73648 MEADE, Lieut. The Hon. Herbert A RIDE THROUGH THE DISTURBED DISTRICT OF NEW ZEALAND; Together with some account of the SOUTH SEAS ISLANDS. $360.00 AUD
John Murray. London. 1870. 1st edited by his brother R.H. Meade with a preface (including a letter by Sir George Grey, Governor of New Zealand). XII, 375 PP with 18 cuts (b/w illustrations), plus 2 maps in colour (1 of them folded) and 3 chromolithographic plates. Fp (in colour): "Geyser, Boiling Cataracts, and Steam-Jets on the Waikato". Rebacked copy with new endpapers. Half bound covers retaining the original cloth and the spine pasted down on leather spine. Ageing of paper. Copy lacking the colour plate "Gate Pah Redoubt, Tauranga", facing page 9. An otherwise near fine copy. Scarce. 22.7 x 16.
... being selections from the Journals and Letters of Lieut. The Honorable Herbert Meade, R.N. The author served (1864, 1865) on "HMS Curaçoa" and "HMS Esk". Ingleton catalogue No. 5476.
73531 MEYER, Anthony J.P. OCEANIC ART - OZEANISCHE KUNST - ART OCEANIEN (in Two Volumes) $200.00 AUD
Könemann. Köln / Cologne. 1995. 1st Ed. Volume I: 320 PP with 357 illustrations (mostly colour photos by Olaf Wipperfürth). Fp: Stone Mortar. FEP: Map of the Pacific Ocean. REP: Map of New Guinea. Volume II: P.321 to 640 with b/w & colour illustrations from P.358 to 731. Fp: A Barava from Choiseul Island. FEP: Map of Micronesia. REP: Map of Polynesia. Orig. cloth cover, gilt title on front cover & spine, dj. Contained in a pictorial slipcase. Dedicatory note on half title page of Volume 1, dated and signed by the author. Text in English, French & German. As new condition. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 32.4 x 27.5. 3895080802
A magnificent work.
73326 MEZIERE, Henri & SAUVAGE, Jean-Marie LES AILES FRANCAISES - L'Aviation Marchande de 1919 à nos Jours $35.00 AUD
Editions Rive Droite. Paris. 1997. 1st Ed. 422 PP with tables, organization diagrams and b/w illustrations (maps, sketch maps and 14 photos). Stiff covers, pictorial front. Covers have light wear, o/wise near fine. French text. 23.5 x 16. 2941520536
73349 MICHEL, Ernest A TRAVERS L'HEMISPHERE SUD OU MON SECOND VOYAGE AUTOUR DU MONDE - Tome III: Nouvelle-Galles du Sud, Queensland, Nouvelle-Calédonie, Australie du Sud, Ile Maurice, Ile de la Réunion, les Seychelles, Aden, Palestine, Egypte $225.00 AUD
Victor Palmé, Editeur. Paris. 1890. 1st Ed. Vol III: (4), XVI, 366 PP with 36 drawings, plus 30 b/w plates and 1 folded map. Cloth cover, gilt decorated covers, gilt title on front cover and spine, all edges gilt. French text. Top part (6.5 cms) of the free fly of the blank front endpaper has been cut out. Occasional foxing. An otherwise fine copy. Scarce. French text. 22 x 14.5
Vol. III: New South Wales (pages 1 to 62), Queensland (pages 63 to 82), New Caledonia (pages 89 to 160), South Australia, Mauritius (pages 185 to 203), Reunion Island (pages 205 to 214), Seychelles (215 to 221), Aden, Palestine and Egypt. Ferguson: 12556c.
72604 MIDDLETON, Nick ATLAS DES PAYS QUI N'EXISTENT PAS - Cinquante Etats improbables, non reconnus et largement méconnus $40.00 AUD
Flammarion. Paris. 2016. 1st French edition. Translation of the 2015 English Original by Christine Mignot. 232 PP with colour illustrations (maps, location maps, sketch maps, National flags). Hard covers. French text. Dedicatory note opposite title-page, o/wise fine. 24.5 x 18.5. 9782081372016
14056 MITTON, Robert THE LOST WORLD OF IRIAN JAYA $150.00 AUD
Oxford Univ. Press. Melbourne. 1983. 1st Ed. IX, 234 PP, (1), with colour illustrations throughout. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on the inside of the dust jacket, o/wise a near fine copy of a scarce item. 28.5 x 21. 0195543688
The pictorial study of a fast disappearing part of the world. The remarkable work of a young Australian geographer and anthropologist compiled over five years in this remote and primitive area.
52418 MONTGOMERY, James (editor) VOYAGES AND TRAVELS ROUND THE WORLD, by the Rev. Daniel Tyerman and George Bennett, Esq. $150.00 AUD
John Snow. London. 1840. 2nd edition, corrected. XVIII, 288 PP with 12 engravings (5 on Tahiti), plus 14 b/w plates (9 on Tahiti). Fp: Rev. Daniel Tyerman. Rebacked copy. Card cover, spine reinforced. Binding fair. Title page/frontispiece reinforced at the fold. Small Sunday School Library plate pasted down on verso of the List of Plates page. Ageing of paper and a little foxing, o/wise still a good copy of a rare title. 24.2 x 16.
... deputed from the London Missionary Society to visit their various stations in the South Sea Islands, Australia, China, India, Madagascar, and South Africa, between the years 1821 and 1829. Chapter 2 (page 9) to chapter 35 (page 185): Polynesia, i.e. the islands of Tahiti, Huahine, Raiatea, Bora Bora, Hawaii, Marquesas, Cook and New Zealand...
73212 MOORE, Clive (compiler) PACIFIC HISTORY JOURNAL BIBLIOGRAPHY $200.00 AUD
Pacific Manuscripts Bureau, Research School of Pacific Studies / ANU. Canberra. 1992. 1st Ed. (4), XIII, 445 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Light foxing, mostly on first and last pages, o/wise contents near fine. Scarce. Image shows the title-page. 30 x 21.5. 0731514874
50954 MURPHY, John J. THE BOOK OF PIDGIN ENGLISH (NEO-MELANESIAN) / BUK BILONG TOK PISIN $25.00 AUD
W. R. Smith & Paterson. Brisbane. 1973 9th edition, new revised and enlarged edition of the 1943 original. Foreword by Basil Morris. 192 PP, plus 20 pages with 6 colour reproductions and 17 b/w illustrations (2 engravings & 15 photos). Stiff covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 18 x 11.8.
54465 MURRAY, John THE MINNOWS OF TRITON: Policing, Politics, Crime and Corruption in the South Pacific Islands $35.00 AUD
John T. Murray. Canberra. 2006. Revised edition of the October 2005 original. 292 PP with 1 map of the SW Pacific. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 20.7 x 14.7. 0646457896
43424 MURRAY, Reverend Thos. Boyles PITCAIRN: The Island, The People, and the Pastor. To which is added a short notice of the original settlement and present condition of Norfolk Island $100.00 AUD
Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. London. 1860. 12th Ed. XIV, 15 - 414, (4 publications) PP with 4 tail pieces, plus 16 plates. Fp: Portrait of John Adams. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title and devices on a sunned spine. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages, o/wise contents near fine. 16.6 x 11.
73577 N/A WALKABOUT - Australian Geographical Magazine - Vol. 17, Nos. 1 to 12, 1951 $100.00 AUD
Australian National Publicity Association. Melbourne & Sydney. 1951. Monthly edition. No. 1, January 1951 to No. 12, December 1951, with a total of 576 PP with b/w illustrations. Each issue with original pictorial soft cover. Light soiling or wear to some issues, o/wise a near fine run. Format: 30.5 x 24.
Vol.17, No.1: In the Head-Hunters' Country in Dutch New Guinea (Donald F. Thomson), By Canoe down the Shoalhaven (J.W. Pearson), The Story of the Great Barrier Reef (William J. Dakin), The Petrified Aboriginal (H.A. Lindsay). Vol.17, No.2: Robert Louis Stevenson and the South Seas (David Gunston), The Aboriginal Rock Carvings of Eastern N.S.W. (John Meredith & Brian Loughlin). Vol. 17, No.3: The Golden Labyrinth (John Béchervaise), The Volcano at Tanna (Capt. Brett Hilder), Cannibal Country, The Savage Country of the Adelbert Range (Arnold M. Maahs). Vol 17, No.4: The Archipelago of the Recherche (John Béchervaise), The Story of the Boundaries (J.H.L. Cumpston). Vol 17, No.5: Savage Battles between Snakes (David Fleay), A Zoologist in the Recherche Archipelago (Vincent Serventy), Prawning (D. Mercer), Vol. 17, No.6: Birds of the Recherche Archipelago (Vincent Serventy), Volcanic Centres of New Guinea (N.H. Fisher), The Future of the Australian Tuna Industry (T.C. Rougley). Vol.17, No.7: Prawns from the Ocean (T.C. Roughley), Reptiles of the Recherche Archipelago (Vincent Serventy), The Seafaring Manus Islanders (T.W. White), Valedictory - John Flynn (Ernestine Hill). Vol.17, No.8: Rabaul (Noël Lambert), Tin Dredging at Mt. Garnet (John K. Ewers), The Monte Bello Islands (Trevor Tuckfield), Noddies of the Abrolhos (Vincent Serventy). Vol.17, No.9: Fifty Years of Federation - and the Australian Way of Life (Dr. W.E.H. Stanner), Tasmanian Aboriginal Carvings (Jessie S. Luckman), Mining for Mica (Mary Holyoake), Heard Island (W.L. Crowther). Vol.17, No.10: The Story of the Hiri (Donald F. Thomson), Nature's Natural Penitentiary (Arnold M. Maahs), Slow Death of a Ghost Town - Borroloola (L.E. Kingsbury). Vol.17, No.11: The Atherton Tableland (John K. Ewers), Snakes and Aboriginal Lore (W.E. Harney), Men of the Cattle Country (Alan Marshall), Leper Colony (Stuart Gore). Vol.17, No.12: Spanish Mission - New Norcia (Stuart Gore), Bones of the Buangs (Arnold M. Maahs), Ships that Service the Lighthouses (Mary Holyoake), Wealth in Whales (Rowley Roberts), A Dam is Raised - Mundaring Weir (H. Drake-Brockman).
Henri Desbois. Gif-sur-Yvette, France. 1998. 17th edition. 224 PP with b/w illustrations. Stiff covers, pictorial front. French text. Occasonal foxing. Near fine. 21 x 14.5.
73666 N/A THE WORLD OF LEARNING 1982-83 (in 2 Volumes) $100.00 AUD
Europa Publications Limited. London. 1982. 33rd edition. Volume 1 (International & Afghanistan - Qatar): XVI, 1160 PP. Volume 2 (Romania - Zimbabwe & Index): XV, 1161- 2196 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with a few chips, o/wise near fine. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 25.3 x 20.2. 0905118820
Comprehensive, up to date directory of Educational, Cultural and Scientific Institutions, all over the world.
72862 [NEW GUINEA] ATAMANI / TOGETHER - Madang Teachers College 1972 $10.00 AUD
Madang Teachers College. Madang. 1972. 1972 edition. No pagination, 88 PP with b/w illustrations, 78 of them photos and 12 pages of advertisements. Soft covers with light wear. Very good. 23.5 x 18.
Year 1972 at the Madang Teachers Colege. N.B.: in the language of the Graged people of Madang, ATAMANI = Together (in English).
73550 NEWTON, Douglas AFRICAN AND OCEANIC ART IN JERUSALEM - The Israel Museum Collection $70.00 AUD
The Israel Museum. Jerusalem. 2001. 1st Ed. Foreword by James Snyder, Anne and Jerome Fisher, and preface by Martin Wright. 331, (1 blank) PP with 2 maps in colour (Africa and South East Asia & Islands of the Western Pacific), 2 drawings and 186 colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (as new condition). 30.2 x 23. 9652782629
African Art: pages 18 to 201. Oceanic Art: pages 202 to 328.
73649 NEWTON, Douglas (editor) ARTS OF THE SOUTH SEAS: Islands Southeast Asia, Melanesia, Polynesia, Micronesia - The Collections of the Musée Barbier-Mueller $100.00 AUD
Prestel Verlag. Munich / London / New York. 1999. 1st English edition. Translated from the French original by David Radzinowicz Howell. Foreword by Jean-Paul Barbier. 368 PP with b/w illusttrations: 1 diagram, 15 maps and c. 330 photos, and c 200 colour photos by Pierre-Alain Ferrazzini. Fp: Domestic altar (Tavu) of a noble house, Selaru, Tanimbar Islands. Erratum page for map of page 22, loosely inserted. Hard cover, title on spine, dj (in protective sleeve). Small bumps on corners, o/wise a fine copy. 31.5 x 25. 9783791320922
Circa 500 objects found in the Barbier-Mueller Museum, Geneva, Switzerland.
72384 NIGHTINGALE, Neil NEW GUINEA, An Island Apart $20.00 AUD
BBC Books. London. 1992. 1st edition. XIV, 146 PP with 1 map with an insert (location map), plus 64 pages with 74 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.4 x 20.. 9780563361619
72072 NORDHOFF, Charles & HALL, James Norman PITCAIRN'S ISLAND $40.00 AUD
Little, Brown & Co. Boston. 1934. 1st edition, November 1934. VIII, 333, (5 publications) PP. FEP: Map of Pitcairn Island, by D & G Hauman. REP: Map of the South West Pacific with tracks of Bounty and Pandora. Cloth cover, device on front cover and spine. Faint foxing. A very good reading copy. 21 x 14.5..
72071 NORTHCOTT, Cecil JOHN WILLIAMS SAILS ON $25.00 AUD
Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1939. 1st Ed. 255 PP, plus 6 plates with colour illustrations. Fp (colour): Portrait of John Williams: Missionary - Mariner - Martyr. Vignette on title page. FEP: Map of South Pacific Islands. Cloth cover. Near fine. 19 x 13.
Published for the one hundredth anniversary of his death on the island of Erromanga, New Hebrides.
73094 Official Tourist Bureau of Java COME TO JAVA : 1926-27 $75.00 AUD
G. Kolff. Batavia (Java). 1926. 3rd edition. (2), 330 PP with 18 advertisements, tables and 153 b/w photos (150 on full page), plus 1 large folded map "Java and Mandoera" at rear of book. A 4 page "Errata", tipped in the gutter of page 3. Limp soft cover, gilt decoration and title on front cover. Slight foxing on outside edges. Contents near fine. 15.5 x 12.
The Australia-United States Coral Sea Commemorative Council, Inc. Sydney. 1992. Illustrated folder containing 9 Items: " The Battle of the Coral Sea" - a short history " / "Logo", / "Charter" / "' Media background" (2 pages), "Program of Events": 20 pages / Message from the Prime Minister of Australia and the Ambassador of the United States of America / President Bush addresses Australian Parliament / Map of Sydney Harbour for the RAN / USN Sail Pass / Folded poster (Recto: HMAS Australia under attack in the Coral Sea, May 1842 / Verso: Mapin colour). Fine condition. Format folder: 31 x 21.5.
73552 [PACIFIC] THE CYCLOPEDIA OF SAMOA, TONGA, TAHITI, and the COOK ISLANDS (illustrated) $150.00 AUD
R. McMillan. Papakura, NZ. 1983. Reprint of the 1907 original edition published in Sydney, by McCarron, Stewart & Co. A total of 226, (16 advertisements) PP with b/w illustrations. Hard covers, simile leather, gilt title on front cover and spine. A little light foxing, o/wise fine. 27.3 x 21.
73411 POLAK, Christian SABRE ET PINCEAU, par d'autres Français au Japon $250.00 AUD
Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie Française au Japon. Tokyo. 2005. 1st bilingual edition. Foreword by Hiroshi Ueki. Preface by Philippe Pons. Note on the author by Florence Ogawa. 248 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: Peinture sur soie. Hard cover, title in French and Japanese (calligraphy by Kiyoe Fujimori) on front board and spine, dj. Text in French and Japanese. Fine (as new condition). A scarce item. 31 x 23.5.
Sabre and Paint Brush. Sabre / Sword - When France was helping Japan to modernize: the Imperial Army (pages 10 to 61) / Imperial Navy (pages 62 to 75) / Japan and French Air Force (pages 77 to 151). Pinceau / Paint Brush - French arists in Japan: Félix Régamey, painter and traveler) / Paul Jacoulet, the other Utamaro / Noël Nouët, the other Hiroshige.
71222 POMPALLIER, Jean Baptiste Francois FISHERS OF MEN $35.00 AUD
Whitcombe & Tombs. Auckland. 1938. 1st Ed. Foreword by the most Reverend James M. Liston. (16), 102 PP with 15 b/w illustrations tipped in (13 of them portraits). Fp: Portrait of J.B. F. Pompallier. FEP: 2 maps of New Zealand in colour. REP: 2 maps of the South Pacific in colour. Cloth cover, title on front cover. Library stamp of "The Friary, Waverley " on foreword page and last page. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise contents near fine. 25.5 x 20.
Published in 1938 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of J. B. F. Pompallier's arrival at Totara Point.
72507 PORTER, Captain David JOURNAL OF A CRUISE MADE TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN by Captain David Porter, in the United States Frigate ESSEX in the Years 1812, 1813 and 1814 (Volume I) $65.00 AUD
Gregg Press. Upper Saddle River, N.J. 1970. Reprint of the 2nd edition of 1822. Volume I: (VI), LXXVI, 246 PP, plus 5 b/w plates: 3 folded (1 table, 2 maps "Gallapagos Islands") & 2 engravings (Galapagos Turtle & Coastal views Galapagos Islands). Decorated cloth cover. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 839815735
The frigate used the Galapagos Islands as a base during the war of 1812, between the United States and Great Britain. Chapter X: departure for Washington Island (Nuku Hiva), Marquesas Islands.
72983 PREGER, W. DUTCH ADMINISTRATION IN THE NETHERLANDS INDIES $20.00 AUD
F.W. Cheshire. Melbourne. 1944. 1st Imprint in July 1944, of 5000 copies. 116 PP with 6 tables, plus 21 b/w plates: 6 portraits and 20 photos on full page. Fp: Jan Pieterszoon Coen. Eps: Map of the Netherlands Indies. Cloth covers, title on front board and spine. War economy paper. Near fine. 18.8 x 12.8.
73671 PROUT, E. MISSIONARY SHIPS connected with THE LONDON MISSIONARY SOCIETY $225.00 AUD
London Missionary Society. London. 1865. 1st Ed. VIII, 104 PP with 51 b/w illustrations (1 map, frontispiece, vignette on title page and 48 in text). Fp: The Duff. Rebacked copy. Half bound, buckram, leather, gilt title on spine, top edge gilt. Fine. Image shows title-page. 18.7 x 12.8.
40028 REYNELL BELLAMY, R. THE REAL SOUTH SEAS $30.00 AUD
John Long Limited. London. 1933. 1st Ed. 253 PP, plus 1 folded map of "Oceania", 2 maps of "New Guinea and neighbouring groups" & "New Caledonia & Loyalty Islands" and 32 pages with 40 b/w photos. Fp: New Caledonian fishermen with tomahawks and fish spears and some of the catch. Cloth cover, gilt device (coconut tree) on front cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 14.5.
Experiences after a four years' sojourn.
69642 ROBINSON, Charles PROGRES ET RESSOURCES DE LA NOUVELLE GALLES DU SUD $20.00 AUD
Thomas Richards, Imprimeur du Gouvernement. Sydney. 1878. 1st French edition, translated by E. Marin La Meslée. 24 PP. Soft cover, sewn. French text. Very good. 21 x 13.8.
The Progress and Resources of New South Wales. Ferguson: No. 14992.
73410 ROSENKILDE NIELSEN, Bent DANSKE PIONERER PAA STILLEHAVET - Den Danske Somandspioner tilegnet $150.00 AUD
C. A. Reitzels Forlag. Kobenhavn. 1944. 1st edition of April 1944. 142, (2 publications) PP, plus 32 plates with 42 b/w photos. Quarter bound, marbled boards. Sprinkled outside edges. Ageing of paper (war economy paper). Near fine. Rare. Danish text. 24 x 17.5.
73153 ROY, Claude INTO CHINA $30.00 AUD
Sidgwick & Jackson / Macgibbon & Kee. London. 1955. 1st English edition, translated from the 1953 French "Clefs pour la Chine" by Mervin Savill. 420 PP with 1 map of China on double page, plus 16 pages with 19 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few nicks, o/wise near fine. 21.2 x 14.
The Republic of China through the eyes and pen of a French journalist "well on the left".
73674 RYCKEBUSCH, J. INVENTAIRE DES OUVRAGES CONCERNANT L' ÎLE BOURBON, ÏLE DE LA REUNION - Ceux Imprimés sur Place et les Ouvrages Généraux sur LES VOYAGES AUX INDES ORIENTALES, LA TRAITE ET L'ESCLAVAGE (in 3 Volumes) $300.00 AUD
R. Chamonal, Livres Anciens et Modernes. Paris. 2005. 1st Ed. Preface by Jean-Louis Debré. Volume 1: XXV, 219, (9) PP with 25 b/w illustrations. Volume 2: (VI), 214, (8) PP with 13 b/w illustrations. Volume 3: (VI), 171, ( 7) PP with 12 b/w illustrations. Hardl covers, gilt title on front board and spine. Faint & few foxing spots. Hardly any foxing. Fine (as new condition). French text. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 30.2 x 21.8. 2950833519
Volume 1: A - D. Volume 2: E - M. Volume 3: N - Z.
73219 SAHIB, (LESAGE, Louis Ernest & GOURDON, Christian ) LA FREGATE L'INCOMPRISE, Voyage autour du Monde $125.00 AUD
Léon Vanier, Libraire-Editeur. Paris. 1882. Reprint of the 1876 original. (4), 212 PP with hundreds of drawings by Louis Ernest Lesage (a.k.a. Sahib). Vignette illustrating half title page and title page. Marbled endpapers. Half bound with marbled boards, and gilt devices and title on leather spine with 5 raised bands. Foxing. Contents near fine. French text. Image shows the title-page. 33 x 25.
Life on board a French warship in the 1860s. L'Incomprise sailed from Brest on the Atlantic Ocean to Toulon on the Mediterranean Sea, via Lisbon, Gibraltar, Toulon, Algiers, Canary Islands, Senegal, Rio de Janeiro, Cape of Good Hope ... India, China, Japan, New Caledonia, Tahiti and Cape Horn.
73515 SAINT-YVES, Yves L'HISTOIRE DES CENT PREMIERS PIONNIERS DE L'AVIATION FRANCAISE $75.00 AUD
Yves Saint-Yves. Paris. 2009. 1st edition, July 2009. Preface by Bertrand Sinais, de l'Académie de Philatelie. 120 PP with b/w and colour illustrations: autographs, portraits, photos & postcards, ephemera and stamps. Pictorial stiff covers. Dedicatory note at top of title page, dated and signed by the author. Fine. Scarce. French text. 28 x 22. 30 x 21.5. 9782953470307
No. 1: Louis Blériot. ... No. 12: Alberto Santos-Dumont ... No. 100: Edmond Audemars.
40684 SCARR, Deryck (editor) MORE PACIFIC ISLANDS PORTRAITS $20.00 AUD
A. N. U. Canberra. 1979. 1st Australian edition. XII, 298 PP with 7 maps. Eps: Map of the Pacific. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Ex library copy with stamp on title page and its verso, pocket on half title page, number on spine of dust jacket, and sellotape marks on endpapers. Internally clean and a very good reading copy. 21.7 x 14. 0708118011
Stories of colourful characters, islanders or expatriates: Naisseline of Maré, Bouarate of Hienghène, Robert Louis Stevenson & Samoa, Hipour & the Star Path Navigators...
73440 SCHMIT, Claude (editor) UTA, Une Belle Histoire $125.00 AUD
UTA / Union des Transports Aériens. Paris. c. 1980. 1st Edition. Foreword by Francis C. Fabre, Chairman. (2), 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers with wear around edges and extremities of spine. Contents near fine. French text. 29.5 x 21.
History of this French airline, linking France to Africa since 1935 and Oceania as of 1st January 1956 with flights from Paris - Saigon - Port Darwin - Noumea ... Then to Auckland, New Zealand a year later ...
73680 SCHMITZ, Carl A. OCEANIC ART, Myth, Man and Image in the South Seas $200.00 AUD
Harry H.Abrams. New York. 1969. 1st US edition, translated from the German original by Norbert Guterman. Preface by Douglas Newton. 406 PP with over 5 figures, 286 b/w illustrations & 50 colour plates tipped in (tissue guard only on frontispiece and between colour plates) and 6 large coloured maps. Title-page with colour plate tipped in. Cloth cover, decorated front cover, spine with decoration and title, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Top outside edge with slight ageing of paper and foxing spots. A very good clean copy. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. Oblong: 27.5 x 29.5. 0810903512
Iconographic motifs in the Pacific: New Guinea & Sepik areas, Melanesia, Polynesia, Micronesia.
73309 SCHÜTZ, A. J. A Pocket Guide to the HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE $15.00 AUD
Island Heritage Publishing. Waipahu, Hawai'i. 2016. 10th printing of the 2009 original. 60 PP with 21 illustrations by Dietrich Varez. Stiff covers, illustrated front. Fine. 17.7 x 12.6. 9781597008310
Pacific Manuscripts Bureau, Research School of Pacific Studies / ANU. Canberra. 1991. 1st Ed. (2), II, 822, 48 (index) PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Fine. 30 x 21.5. 0731512928
52297 SENG, Cheah Jin SINGAPORE: 500 EARLY POSTCARDS $100.00 AUD
Editions Didier Millet. Singapore. 2006. 1st Ed. 296 PP with 1 map, 26 colour illustrations and 500 b/w or colour postcards. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. Oblong: 23 x 24.7. 9799814155662
72987 SENGUPTA, Prasun K. (editor) ASIAN DEFENCE YEARBOOK 1999-2000 $40.00 AUD
Syed Hussain Publications / Asian Defence Journal. Kuala Lumpur. 2000. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dato' Seri Mohd Najib, Minister of Defence Malaysia. 196 PP (5 of them with advertising material) with Organisation Charts and colour photos. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 23 x 21.5.
The Sri Lankan Civil War. ... The Fifth India - Pakistan War: Kargil-Drass-Batalik sectors in Kashmir. ...
73706 SIERS, James PAPUA NEW GUINEA $30.00 AUD
Millwood Press. Wellington. 1981. 1st Ed. VIII, 128 PP with 1 map and 165 colour photos. Hardcover, dj. Lower corner of book with a light bump. Near fine. Large format: 35.5 x 26.5. 0908582536
73412 SIEVERS, Prof. Dr. Wilhelm & KÜKENTHAL, Prof. Dr. Willy AUSTRALIEN, OZEANIEN und POLARLÄNDER $100.00 AUD
Bibliographischen Institut. Leipzig & Wien. 1910. 2nd edition of the 1902 original. XII, 640, (4 publications) PP with 198 b/w illustrations in text, plus 14 plates with maps in colour (4 on single page, 10 on double pages for 21 maps and 13 insets), 9 plates in colour with tissue guard, and 15 b/w plates with 22 woodcuts. Illustrated endpapers. Quarter bound, cloth boards, title on front board, gilt title and decoration on leather spine. Outside edges marbled. Covers soiled, hinges of spine rubbed, some rust marks in the gutters and a few loose pages where staples have rusted in the first few pages and the last few pages of the gathering. Nota: from the 1880s, wire staples were used as a substitute to stitching: a habit which luckily did not last long. Very good. Complete. Gothic German text. 25.7 x 18.5.
73441 SIMONY, Nadia DES METIERS ET DES HOMMES - AIR FRANCE, Gestes et Paroles $50.00 AUD
Le Cherche Midi. Paris. 2003. 1st Ed. Forewords by José Rocamora & Jean-Cyril Spinetta. 155, (2) with b/w and colour illustrations (documents, ephemera, photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Light foxing on inside of covers, o/wise fine. French text. 22.5 x 23.5. 9782749101453
Changes and improvements in the running of Air France, brought by staff, employees ...
73329 SINCLAIR, James BALUS - The Aeroplane in Papua New Guinea - Volume I: The Early Years $150.00 AUD
Robert Brown & Associates. Bathurst, NSW. 1986. 1st edition. X, 296 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 map, 5 documents (Pilot's licence, pages of logbooks and record of flights) and 258 photos. Title spread: DH84 Dragon. Hard cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Dust jacket has a small nick at top corner, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 29.6 x 22. 0949267503
73707 SINCLAIR, James FACES OF NEW GUINEA $15.00 AUD
Jacaranda Press & Robert Brown & Associates. Brisbane & Port Moresby. 1973. 1st Ed. (6), 90 PP with 142 colour photos. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Note on front endpaper. Near fine. 28.5 x 22. 0701606630
73367 SMITH, Jeremy SPECKS IN THE SOUTHERN OCEAN $75.00 AUD
Department of Geography and Planning / University of New England. Armidale, NSW. 1986. 1st Ed. IV, 108 PP with 1 plan, 3 maps, 4 drawings and 35 b/w photos. Pictoprial stiff covers with a few light spots. Dedicatory note at top of title page signed by the author. Near fine. 23 x 17. 085834615X
Unusual scientific and radio amateur expedition to Heard Island with a call at Kerguelen. Part of the return voyage was under sail, as the former steam whaler had run out of fuel.
73588 SOTHEBY'S ARTS D'AFRIQUE ET D'OCEANIE $40.00 AUD
Sotheby's. Paris. 2011. June 2011 edition. 132 PP with 8 period photos (2 colour and 6 b/w) and over 111 colour photos (some with details) of 111 artifacts. FP: Lega Mask, Democratic Republic of the Congo. FEP: Malangan from Northern New Ireland. Pictorial soft covers (Hemba ancestor figure, southern Niemba, Democratic Republic of the Congo). Texts in English and French. Near fine. 27 x 21.
Catalogue of auction sale: 15th June 2011 listing 392 items. Collections of: Pierre Guerre / Thomas G.B. Wheelock, Burkina Faso / Alain Lagarde, Congo / Raphaël Stora ...
71793 ST.-JOHNSTON, T. R. SOUTH SEA REMINISCENCES $75.00 AUD
T. Fisher Unwin. London. 1922. 1st Ed. 213, (3), (32 publications) PP with 2 maps, plus 16 plates with 31 b/w photos and the folded map "South Sea Islands" at end of book. Fp: The author. Cloth cover with minimal wear, title in blind on front board and gilt title on a lightly sunned spine, top outside edge tinted. Near fine. 22.5 x 15.
Former District Commissioner in Fiji. WWI... Meeting in Honolulu with Duke Kahanamoku, surf-rider.
73444 STACKHOUSE, John ... FROM THE DAWN OF AVIATION. THE QANTAS STORY 1920-1995 $30.00 AUD
Focus Publishing / Qantas Airways Ltd. Sydney. 1995. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. FEP: Qantas first aircraft, the Avro 504K. REP: Jumbo Jet. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 30.2 x 24.7. 1875359230
75 years of Qantas Airways.
33483 STARZECKA, Dorota Czarkowska & CRANSTONE, B. A. L. THE SOLOMON ISLANDERS $20.00 AUD
British Museum. London. 1974. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 2 maps, 7 drawings and 26 b/w photos. Half title page: Wood food bowl in the form of a frigate bird, Ugi. Fp: figure representing a sea spirit, San Cristobal. Pictorial card covers (slightly rubbed on back cover). Near fine. 21 x 21. 071411358X
73653 STATHAM, Pamela (compiler) DICTIONARY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIANS 1829-1914 - Volume 1: Early Settlers 1829-1850 $100.00 AUD
University of Western Australia Press. Nedlands, W.A. 1979. August 1979 reprint of the 1979 original. Preface by Rica Erickson. VIII, 375 PP. Eps: Map of the "Swan River Colony 1850 with location map. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 15.7. 0855641592
Volume 1: from Abraham AARON to Thomas YULE.
72331 STEWART, Gloria INTRODUCTION TO SEPIK ART OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA $20.00 AUD
Book Wise (Australia). Sydney. c. 1975. New edition of the 1972 original. 67 PP with 9 sketches by Joanne Walker, 8 b/w photos and 168 colour photos (131 of/on artifacts). Title page: sketch of an Oratas Stool. Eps: Map of the Territory of Papua and New Guinea. Pictorial boards with light shelf wear, o/wise a very good clean copy. 24.7 x 18.2. 0908054157
72353 SUAREZ, Thomas EARLY MAPPING OF THE PACIFIC: The Epic Story of Seafarers, Adventurers, and Cartographers who Mapped the Earth's Greatest Ocean $100.00 AUD
Periplus Editions. Singapore. 2004. 1st edition. 224 PP with 223 figures with b/w or colour illustrations. Half title page: Volvelle on a north polar projection. Fp (in colour): Islamic World Map. FEP: World map, circa 1700) by Frederic de Wit. REP: Physical Map of the Pacific, by Philippe Buache. Pictorial laminated boards and illustrated dj (front: Pacific Ocean, by Abraham Ortelius / back: North Pacific, by Joao Teixeira Albernatz). Dedicatory note on title page, signed by the author. Fine (as new condition). 31.3 x 22.8. 9780794400921
73580 TAILLEMITE, Etienne (editor) BOUGAINVILLE ET SES COMPAGNONS AUTOUR DU MONDE, 1766-1769 (in 2 volumes) $250.00 AUD
Imprimerie Nationale. Paris. 1977. 1st Ed. Preliminary by Michel Mollat du Jourdin. Preface by Patrick O'Reilly. Vol I: XIV, (2), 516, (1 contents) PP with 164 b/w & colour illust. Vol II: (4), 582 PP with 207 b/w & colour illustrations as well as 21 b/w illustrations in the Glossary (P. 531 to 546), plus 3 folded maps in back pocket. Fp. Eps. Cloth cover, gilt-engraved spine & decorated front cover. Decorated cloth slip case with light wear. Minimal insect damage on rear endpaper of Volume 2, o/wise a fine set. French text. 30.5 x 21.5. 2110807105
The log book and journals of Bougainville and his companions, annotated and edited by the author, Curator of the Archives Nationales.
72546 TAYLOR, Stephen STORM AND CONQUEST - The Clash of Empires in the Eastern Seas, 1809 $30.00 AUD
W. W. Norton & Co. New York. 2008. 1st US edition. XX, 380 PP with 23 b/w illustrations (1 map on double page with 2 insets, 2 maps, drawings, paintings, porraits ..), plus 8 pages with 14 illustrations (3 b/w and 11 in colour). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9780393060478
73436 THOMAS, Donald M. NOSTALAGIA NORTH AMERICANA - Artistic Publicity of the Early Airlines $25.00 AUD
Don Thomas. Dunedin, Fl. 1990. 1st Ed. Foreword by R. E. G. Davies. 64 PP with b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine/as new condition. 30.5 x 22.8. 0961864239
Colourful publicity of the Trunk Airlines of the U.S. and their ancestors.
72517 THOMAS, Nicholas VOYAGERS - The Settlement of the Pacific $45.00 AUD
Head of Zeus / Apollo Book. London. 2021. 1st edition in "The Landmark Library" series. 228 PP with 6 maps with colour on double page, 7 head pieces "Tupaia's map", b/w and colour illustrations (26 on double page). Hard cover, dj. New. 20 x 14.5. 9781838930486
42562 THORNLEY, Andrew THE INHERITANCE OF HOPE - John Hunt: Apostle of Fiji / NAI VOTAVOTA NI I NUINUI - Ko Joni Oniti: Na Apositolo ki na Kawa i Taukei $30.00 AUD
Institute of Pacific Studies / USP. Suva. 2000. 1st edition, with Fijian translation from the English original by Tauga Vulaono. XVI, 532 PP with 34 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. English and Fijian text. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 9820201594
72602 TONKS, Jonathan EMPIRE - A journey to the remote edges of the British Empire $120.00 AUD
Dewi Lewis Publishing. Stockport, UK. 2014. 2nd printing in June 2014 of the 2013 original. Foreword by Christopher Lord. 187 PP with 4 b/w sketch maps and 85 colour illustrations (5 ephemera and 80 photos). Hard covers, illustrated front, cloth spine. Minimal bumps to corners, o/wise in as new condition. 25.3 x 20. 9781907893490
Voyages between 2007 and 2013 to the remnants of the British Empire in the South Atlantic Ocean: St Helena, Ascension Island, Tristan da Cunha & the Falkland Islands.
72890 [TRAVEL] 50TH ANNIVERSARY - FIRST TASMAN FLIGHT SEPT 11TH 1928 from Richmond, SYDNEY to Wigram, CHRISTCHURCH $50.00 AUD
Air New Zealand / Paparua County Jacee Inc. Christchurch / Wellington. 1978. 1st Ed. Foreword by D. A. Patterson, Director Air New Zealand. No pagination, 32 PP with 9 pages of advertising materials, 2 pages with 4 sketch plans of aircrafts, 40 duotone illustrations (1 painting by J.D. Carrick and 39 "period" photos) and at centrefold: location plan, programme of the "Sir Charles Kingsford Smith 50th Anniversary Pageant, Sept 9th and 10th 1978 " and Static Display guide. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21 x 15.
Historical Souvenir Record.
50443 TUDOR, Judy (editor) PACIFIC ISLANDS YEAR BOOK AND WHO'S WHO - Tenth Edition $100.00 AUD
Pacific Publications. Sydney. 1958. 10th edition, January 1968. 719, (XCVI & XLVIII advertisements) PP with tables and maps, plus 6 folded maps (Pacific Ocean, Hawaii Islands, French Oceania, Gilbert and Ellice Islands Colony, the Bismarck Archipelago and Territory of Papua New Guinea). Fp: The Wealth-Producer of the Pacific Islands: The Coconut Palm and what it gives to mankind. Erratum page following the Devaluation of Sterling on 18th November 1967, tipped in on page 7. The 1969 supplement (31 PP pasted down on rear endpaper). Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Publisher card "With the Compliments of Mrs Tudor" pasted down on front endpaper. Contents near fine. 21.7 x 14.
72809 VANTOME, François, LE BOURSICOT, Bernard and DE LA JARRIETTE, Christian (editors) LE COURRIER AUSTRALIEN 1892 - 1945: Creating the French Australian Connection since 1892 $100.00 AUD
Le Courrier Australien. Sydney. 2019. 1st bilingual "Collector's Edition", of December 2019. Preface by Jacqueline Dwyer (née Playoust). Messages by David Hurley, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia. 247 PP with 19 pages of advertisements, b/w and colour illustrations (photos and including 26 pages of "Le Courrier Australien": between No.1, of 30 April 1892 to No. 43/45, 52nd Year, of 26 October 1945). Hard covers, illustrated front. French and English texts. As new condition. 30.5 x 21.5. 9680648739203
71497 VAUCAIRE, Michel HISTOIRE DE LA PECHE A LA BALEINE $35.00 AUD
Payot. Paris. 1941. 1st Ed. 264 PP with graphs, tables & 24 engravings in text, plus 8 plates with 11 photos. Soft cover, illustrated front. Ageing of paper, pages uncut (except for the 8 first and the 24 last leaves). Bookplate of Honore Forster, Australian Whaling specialist pasted down on preliminary page. French text. Very good. 23 x 14.2.
Natural history of the whales, development of fishing, equipment, use of whale oil...
73360 VIGNON, Louis L'EXPANSION DE LA FRANCE $50.00 AUD
Librairie Hachette et Cie. Paris. 1892. 1st Ed. 320 PP with tables and 43 b/w illustrations: 16 maps including 4 on full page and 27 portraits, coastal views, sceneries, including 21 on full page. Decorated cloth covers with light wear, gilt decoration on front board and spine, gilt title on spine, all edges gilt. Foxing throughout, heavy on the first and last leaves. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Contents near fine. Scarce. 26 x 17.5.
73297 VOIS, Paul PRISONS FLOTTANTES $125.00 AUD
Editions Delmas. Bordeaux / Paris. 1946. 1st Ed. 365 PP with 1 tail piece, 1 map and 19 other sketches, plus 2 folded maps. Rebacked copy retaining original soft covers. Half bound, gilt devices and title on the leather spine with 5 raised bands. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. Near fine. French text. 25.2 x 17.
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.
19738 WATTE, Jean-Pierre & BONNEMAINS, Jacqueline REDECOUVERTE DE DEUX HACHES A GORGE RAPPORTEES DES ETATS-UNIS PAR LE PEINTRE-NATURALISTE CHARLES-ALEXANDRE LESUEUR, DANS LE SECOND QUART DU XIXe SIECLE (in Bulletin Trimestriel de la Société Géologique de Normandie et des Amis du Museum du Havre - Volume 74, Part 1) $20.00 AUD
Editions du Muséum du Havre. Le Havre. 1987. 1st term 1987 of Bulletin Trimestriel de la Société Géologique de Normandie et des Amis du Muséum du Havre. 49, (3) PP. Contains article P. 41 to 49 with 1 colour and 3 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.5 x 20.8.
Two grooved axes collected in the USA between 1826 and 1827.
The Folio Society. London. 1999. 3rd printing of the 1997 edition. XXXIV, (2), 552 PP with 8 maps, plus 12 pages with 17 colour plates and 20 pages with 37 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Portrait of Captain James Cook by Nathaniel Dance, 1776. Eps: map with tracks of the three voyages. Cloth cover, illustrated front cover and spine. Slipcase. Fine (mint condition). 25.2 x 17.5.
73437 WOOD, Bill 50 YEARS OF ALOHA - The Story of Aloha Airlines $70.00 AUD
Aloha Airlines, Inc. Honolulu, Hawai'i. 1996. 1st Ed. Dedication to Dr. Hung Wo Ching. Foreword by Daniel K. Inouye, US Senator. (4), 91 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (ephemera, graphs, posters, photos). Hard covers, title on front cover and spine, dj. Top outside corner with a light bump, o/wise near fine. 28.5 x 22.2. 0965278107
73571 YANG, Liu & CAPON, Edmund THE FIRST EMPEROR - China Entombed Warriors $25.00 AUD
Art Gallery New South Wales. Sydney. 2011. 1st Ed. Foreword by The Hon. Kristina Keneally. Afterwords by Edmund Capon and Dr. Zhao Rong. 200, (4) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (mint condition). 28 x 22. 9781741740622
73670 YATES, John ROYAL CHARTER OF INCORPORATION, Sanctioned by Her Majesty on the 20th of May, and Passed the Great Seal on the 6th August, 1847, for the INDIA AND AUSTRALIA MAIL STEAM PACKET Company, from ENGLAND TO INDIA, AUSTRALIA $100.00 AUD
India and Australia Royal Mail Steam Packet. London. 1847. 1st Ed. 14, (2) PP. Modern binding, quarter bound with marbled boards and cloth spine. Fine. Rare. Image shows the title-page. 21.3 x 14.
73621 YINGPIN, Zhang ... HISTOIRE ET CIVILISATIONS DE CHINE $40.00 AUD
Central Literature Publishing House. Beijing. 2006. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 35 maps, b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers with flaps. French text. Fine (as new condition). 28.4 x 21.3. 9787507320497
The 7 Voyages (1405 to 1431) of Zheng He in the Indian Ocean (Chapter 8, 3).
73381 ZAIDMAN, Pierre-Henri EMILE DUVAL (1840 - 1871): Général de la Commune $60.00 AUD
Edition Ditmar. Paris. 2006. 1st Ed. Preface by Marcel Cerf. Foreword by Alain Dalotel. 377, (3) PP with b/w illustrations "Documents" (1 front page of a newspaper, 6 manuscripts, 2 engravings and 8 photos), between pages 279 and 296. Soft covers a little soiled, illustrated front. French text. Near fine. 24 x 15.8. 9782916294063