Maritime Books

French Polynesia - Tahiti & Marquesas

Last update: Saturday, 22 June 2024.

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

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

4 short stories.

31949
AGNIEL, Dominique
AUX MARQUISES
$25.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 1998. 1st Ed. 235 PP with 1 map, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w illust. Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738470793

The Marquesas Islands: arrival and settlement by the Polynesians. European exploration. European contacts and the French protectorate...

33067
AGUILLON, Florian
CHRONIQUES MARQUISIENNES - La philosophie du rivage
$35.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 1997. 1st Ed. 226 PP with tail pieces (Marquesan designs). Illustrated card cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738454607

The author lived for 5 years in the Marquesas.

46578
AHUROA, Etienne
LES PARFUMS DU SILENCE
$35.00 AUD

Editions le Motu. Papeete. 2003. 1st Ed. 96 PP. Soft cover. Near fine. French text. 20.3 x 14.5. 2915105081

Theatre play, set in Atuona, Marquesas at the time of the death of Paul Gauguin (8th May 1903).

59405
AIMA
THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALASIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Volume 25, 2001
$35.00 AUD

AIMA / Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Sydney. 2001. Edited by Jeremy GREEN & Myra STANBURY. 128 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

Pearl shelling in the Torres Strait, by E. McPhee. Polynesian fishing implements from HMS Pandora, by T. Fallowfield. ... Heritage and Tourism ...

30698
AL WARDI, Sémir
TAHITI ET LA FRANCE - Le partage du pouvoir
$40.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 1998. 1st Ed., in the "Logiques Politiques" series. 312, (8) PP. Card cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738467008

Problems created by a status of autonomy granted (reluctantly?) to French Polynesia by France's Government.

73231
AL WARDI, Sémir
TAHITI NUI, ou les Dérives de l' Autonomie
$20.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 2008. 1st edition, No. 5 in "Collection Portes Oceanes". 263, (3) PP. Card cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 9782296050327

Problems created by a status of autonomy granted (reluctantly?) to French Polynesia by France's Government.

56241
ALBONICO, Karine & MILLEDROGUES, Lucie
MONO'I de Tahiti et ses Îles
$35.00 AUD

Au Vent des Îles. Papeete. 2008. 1st Ed., in Collection Survol. 80 PP with colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 20 x 13. 978915654516

20531
ALEXANDER, Michael
OMAI 'NOBLE SAVAGE'
$20.00 AUD

Collins & Harvill Press. London. 1977. 1st Ed. 223 PP plus 12 Pages with 14 bw illust. Ep: Capt. Wallis & men of the 'Dolphin' meet Queen Oberea, Tahiti, 1767. Hard cover, dj. (small closed tear). Near fine. 21.6 x 14. 0002626101

The first noble savage dear to the 18th century French philosopher Rousseau, comes into contact with the civilized world of England.

39878
ALLMON, Charles
SHORES AND SAILS IN THE SOUTH SEAS [in National Geographic Magazine - Volume XCVII, No.1]
$25.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1950. January, 1950. Contains article P. 73 to 104 with 2 maps, 9 b/w & 17 colour photos. Soft cover. Spine chipped. Very good. 25.2 x 17.5.

The Marquesas Islands.

73233
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
LES OUTRE-MERS FRANCAIS. Actualités et Etudes - Volume I: Année 2012
$45.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 2012. 1st Ed. No. 18 in "Collection Portes Océanes". 335, (3) PP with graphs, tables and sketch maps. Siff covers with light wear, pictorial front. Foxing spots on top outside edge. French text (with English summary). Near fine. 24 x 15.5. 9782296996526

The future of Overseas France, by Jean-Pierre Doumenge. Mayotte, the 101st French Department.... English summary for 13 of the texts.

73325
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric & ABONG, Marcellin (editors)
LA MELANESIE, Actualités et études: Foncier et Développement durable: Tome 2, Année 2014
$50.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 2014. 1st edition, No. 26 in "Collection Portes Oceanes". 416, (2) PP. Stiff covers, illustrated front. French text. Fine. 23.7 x 15.2. 9782343037189

39784
ANTHONY, Irvin (editor)
THE SAGA OF THE BOUNTY - Its Strange History as related by the Participants Themselves
$50.00 AUD

G. P. Putnam's Sons. New York. 1935. 2nd Impression of November, 1935. XIV, 358 PP, plus 5 b/w plates. Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean. Cloth cover, gilt title on a dulled spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Contents clean and a very good copy. Image shows title-page. 21 x 14.

Participants: Lieutenant William Bligh, James Morrison, John Fryer...

55699
ARRECGROS, J.
THE FAIRYLAND OF TAHITIAN SHELLS
$20.00 AUD

Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1984. 1st English edition. No. 12 in the Dossiers Tahitiens series. 32 PP with 2 b/w and 22 colour illustrations (legend of illustrations in English and French). Pictorial soft cover. English text. Near fine. 19 x 14.

Shells in Tahiti.

43276
ARTUR, Gilles, FOURCADE, J.P. & ZINGG, J.P. (editors)
NOA NOA - P. GAUGUIN
$100.00 AUD

Editions Avant et Après. Papeete. 2001. 1st bilingual edition. No pagination, 140 Pages with 32 pages of b/w or colour illustrations (mainly full page colour). Fp: a vase. Eps: Marquesan tattoo. Printed on art paper. Illustrated soft cover. French text with English translation. Fine. Large format: 40 x 28. 2907716182

A facsimile of the original 1895 manuscript together with reproductions of Gauguin's works.

51804
BABIN, Yves & WONG YUT, Timi
LA CATHEDRALE DE PAPEETE 1856 - 2005
$20.00 AUD

Polypress. Papeete. 2005. Limited edition published by Patrimoine Commune de Papeete. (2), 70 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers a little soiled, o/wise fine. French text. 29.8 x 21.

Cathedral: started in 1856, consacrated in 1875...

46639
BAGNIS, Raymond, MAZELLIER, Philippe, BENNETT, Jack & CHRISTIAN, Erwin
POISSONS DE POLYNESIE
$50.00 AUD

Les Editions du Pacifique. Papeete. 1973. 1st reprint in May 1973 of the December 1972 original. 368 PP with hundreds of b/w sketches and colour photos. Title page: Hoa or Chameleon Sea Bass. Eps: Casting net. Cloth cover, title engraved on front cover & spine, dj. Edges of dust jacket slightly rubbed. Very good. French text. 27.8 x 20.5. 2857000545

The fishes of French Polynesia (names in Latin, Mao'hi & English) : jacks, surgeon fish, ... sharks & rays.

41259
BAGNIS, Raymond, MAZELLIER, Philippe, BENNETT, Jack & CHRISTIAN, Erwin.
FISHES OF POLYNESIA
$15.00 AUD

Lansdowne Press. Melbourne. 1974. 1st. Australian edition. 368 PP with 1 map and hundreds of colour illustrations. Title page: Hoa / Chameleon Sea Bass. Eps: Tahitian fisherman casting his net. Navy cloth cover, no dj. Lettering on front cover and spine rubbed, foxing spots on ouside edges and first and last leaves. Very good. 27.8 x 20.6. 0701804092

The fishes of French Polynesia (names in Latin, Mao'hi & English) : jacks, surgeon fish, ... sharks & rays.

64163
BAILLEUL, Michel
Préliminaires pour une étude sur la quête identitaire du peuple Marquisien. Premières années de Présence Française aux Iles Marquises 1842-1859
$10.00 AUD

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

42162
BAILLEUL, Michel (Editor)
CAHIERS DU PATRIMOINE - No.3 - LES ILES MARQUISES - Histoire de la Terre des Hommes Fenua Enata du XVIIIème siècle à nos jours
$50.00 AUD

Ministère de la Culture de Polynésie Française.Papeete. 2001. 1st Ed. Cahiers du Patrimoine No. 3 (Hisoire). 230 PP with maps and b/w illustrations. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 27.5 x 17.8.

History of the Marquesas Archipelago.

30348
BARBIERI, Gian Paolo
TAHITI TATTOOS
$45.00 AUD

Taschen. Köln, Germany. 1998. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Michel Tournier, Académie Goncourt. 128 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings & photos). Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 33 x 27. 9783822877630

Tattoos: "Polynesian language of the skin".

10345
BARRATT, Glynn
SOUTHERN AND EASTERN POLYNESIA
$15.00 AUD

University of British Colombia Press. Vancouver. 1988. 1st Ed. Volume 2 of Russia and the South Pacific 1696-1840 series. XX, 302 PP with 8 maps, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 0774803053

Easter Island, New Zealand and the Austral Islands.

19901
BARRATT, Glynn
MELANESIA AND THE WESTERN POLYNESIAN FRINGE
$35.00 AUD

University of British Colombia Press. Vancouver. 1990. 1st Ed., Volume 3 of Russia in the South Pacific 1696-1840 series. XVII, 257 PP with 14 maps, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Hint of foxing on endpapers, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 16. 077480338X

The Russians & Vanuatu in 1809, the Russians & Fiji in 1820, then to Tuvalu and Anuta in 1822.

56795
BARROUX, Y. & REMBLIN, M. (editors)
INSTITUT D'EMISSION D'OUTRE-MER: LA POLYNESIE FRANCAISE - Rapport Annuel 2008
$50.00 AUD

Institut d'Emission d'Outre-Mer. Papeete. 2009. 1st Ed. 248 PP with graphs and tables, plus 1 map in colour, 1 folded map in colour and 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 23.7 x 16.

Annual report for 2007: Population, Economy, Salaries, Welfare ... Industry... Budget.

11825
BARROW, Terence
THE ART OF TAHITI and the neighbouring Society, Austral and Cook Islands
$10.00 AUD

Thames & Hudson. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w & colour illustrations Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 24.5 x 19. 050006007X

Includes illustrations of the artefacts as well as pictures of Tahitian life, including contemporary engravings from Captain Cook's expedition.

48587
BAUER, François
LES RITES PROTESTANTS EN POLYNESIE FRANCAISE Quand faire, c'est dire !
$30.00 AUD

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

15831
BEDDIE, M.K. (editor)
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK
$20.00 AUD

Library of NSW. Sydney. 1970. 2nd edition of the 1928 original. Preface by A. J. Dunston and G. D. Richardson. XVI, 894 PP. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 25 x 15.5. 724099999

The most comprehensive bibliography and guide to sources of information on Captain Cook. 4808 + 16 (addenda) entries.

49258
BEGLIOMINI, Bernard
REQUINS DE TAHITI ET SES ILES
$30.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2005. 1st edition, in collection Survol. 80 PP with 2 maps, figures, over 20 artworks in colour and 36 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 20 x 13.

51778
BELLAIS, Lisa Mairai
CUISINE DE TAHITI D'HIER ET D'AUJOURD'HUI
$50.00 AUD

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

14664
BELLWOOD, Peter
THE POLYNESIANS, Prehistory of an Island People
$15.00 AUD

Thames & Hudson. London. 1978. 1st Ed. Volume 92, in the Ancient Peoples and Places series. 180 PP with 1 table and 107 b/w illustrations (maps, graphs, drawings & photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Light foxing on endpapers, otherwise fine. 24.6 x 16.5. 0500020930

57682
BELLWOOD, Peter
THE POLYNESIANS: PREHISTORY OF AN ISLAND PEOPLE
$10.00 AUD

Thames & Hudson. London. 1987. Revised paperback edition of the 1978 original. 175 PP with 107 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on half title page. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0500274509

21078
BENCHLEY, Peter / DOUBILET, David
FRENCH POLYNESIA: Charting a New Course / BLACK PEARLS OF FRENCH POLYNESIA (in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 191, No.6)
$5.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 1997. July 1997. 2 articles: P. 2 to 29 with colour illustrations (1 map and 14 photos). / P.30 to 37, with 9 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (Black Pearls adorning a Tahitian woman). Front cover & spine rubbed and with a repaired tear. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

48486
BENOIT, C., HUETS de LEMPS, C., VALLAUX, Amiral F. et al.
SILLAGES POLYNESIENS
$40.00 AUD

Editions L'Harmattan / Fondation Singer-Polignac. Paris. 1985. 1st Ed. 191 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 4 colour plates. Pictorial card cover. Covers lightly scratched, o/wise fine. French text. 29.7 x 21. 2858025107

Polynesians triangle, by C. Benoit. The first European (Portuguese and Spaniards), by C. Huets de Lemps. Ancient religions, arrival of missionaries, by P. O'Reilly...

37583
BENOIT, Pierre
OCEANIE FRANCAISE
$35.00 AUD

Editions Alpina. Paris. 1933. 1st Ed., in collection Les Grandes Escales. 152 PP with 4 colour plates illustrated by Philippe Tassier and 105 b/w photos, plus 1 map at rear of book. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. French text. 21.7 x 16.7.

A photographic voyage in 1928 through the French-speaking islands of New Caledonia, New Hebrides (Vanuatu), & Tahiti/Marquesas. Excellent photos of daily life at the time in these islands.

72609
BENOIT, Pierre
OCEANIE FRANCAISE (Bound Copy)
$100.00 AUD

Editions Alpina. Paris. 1933. 1st Ed., in collection Les Grandes Escales. 152 PP with 4 colour plates illustrated by Philippe Tassier and 105 b/w photos, plus 1 map at rear of book. Bound copy (Atelier de Reliure Isabelle) retaining original pictorial covers. Quarter bound, marbled boards, spine with raised bands, gilt decoration and title. French text. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise a near fine copy. 21.7 x 17.

A photographic voyage in 1928 through the French-speaking islands of New Caledonia, New Hebrides (Vanuatu), & Tahiti/Marquesas. Excellent photos of daily life at the time in these islands.

55596
BESLU, Christian
LE TIMBRE ET LA POSTE A TAHITI
$20.00 AUD

Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1983. 1st Ed., in the Dossier du Pacifique series. 52 PP with b/w illustrations (envelopes, franking stamps, stamps and photos) and 14 colour illustrations at centrefold. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 19 x 14.

Stamps and Post Office in French Polynesia.

66130
BESLU, Christian
TRANCHE DE VIE A MORUROA
$100.00 AUD

Société des Etudes Océaniennes & Editions Le Motu. Papeete. 2003. 1st edition in Collection Passé Présent. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (charts, ephemera, maps and plans, newspaper clippings and photos). Laminated pictorial boards. Dedicatory note on front endpaper dated and signed by the author. French text. Fine. 28 x 24.8. 291510509X

Some aspects of life on Mururoa Atoll (French nuclear testing ground).

35866
BIANCHI, Gérard, MEAR, Jean-Jacques & PINTO, Jean-Claude
AVEI'A, le chemin d'étoiles
$60.00 AUD

Les Editions le Motu. Moorea. 1999. 1st Ed. 80 PP with colour illustrations by Jean-Claude Pinto. Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 29.7 x 21. 2879231116

12553
BIDDLE, George
TAHITIAN JOURNAL
$20.00 AUD

University of Minnesota Press. Minneapolis. 1968. 1st Ed. (5), 207 PP with 2 maps, 17 b/w photos & 8 illustrations by the author. Cloth cover, Illustrated front, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 26 x 21.

Two year experience in 1920/22 of this American artist, following demobilisation at the end of WWI.

58441
BILL, Teresa
LABOR'S HERITAGE - Vol.9, No.1 - INTO THE MARKETPLACE: Working-Class Women in 20th Century Hawai'i
$15.00 AUD

George Meany Center for Labor Studies. Silver Spring, Md. 1997. Volume 9, No. 1, Summer 1997. 80 PP. Contains article P. 24 to 45 with 17 b/w illustration (1 poster, 1 cartoon and 15 photos). Pictorial soft cover (Japanese women in sugarcane field, Maui, c. 1912). Fine. 28 x 21.5.

73611
BLACKBURN, Mark
TATTOOS FROM PARADISE - Traditional Polynesian Patterns
$80.00 AUD

Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Atglen, Pa. 1999. 1st Ed. 205 PP with 3 maps and over 250 b/w or colour illustrations. Fp: Europeans led to their execution by various Islanders. Eps: Inside of a hut at Nukuhiva. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 31 x 23.3. 9780764309410

43931
BLANC, Anne-Catherine
MOANA BLUES
$20.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2002. 1st Ed. 176, (4 publications) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 20.5 x 12. 2909790967

Novel.

17243
BOLTON, Linda
GAUGUIN
$10.00 AUD

Chartwell Books. New York. 1997. Reprint of the 1987 original, in The History and Techniques of the Great Masters series. 64 PP with 65 colour illust. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30 x 22.8. 0785807950

Study of 10 of Paul Gauguin's paintings.

18881
BONVALLOT, J., VIGNERON, E., DUPON, J. F. et al.
ATLAS DE LA POLYNESIE FRANCAISE
$200.00 AUD

ORSTOM. Paris. 1993. 1st Ed. No pagination, 380 PP with b/w & colour maps, figures, graphs & 112 plates on full page. Cloth cover, device and title on front cover and spine. Predominantly French text but each chapter/plate has an English summary. New condition. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. Large oblong format: 36 x 53cm. 2709911477

Geography & geopolitical context, physical features, flora & fauna, human settlement & impact, economical & statistical details, present-day challenges & constraints in French Polynesia.

57931
BOROFSKY, Robert
MAKING HISTORY - Pukapukan and anthropological constructions of knowledge
$20.00 AUD

Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. 1987. 1st Ed. Foreword by Alan Howard. XXII, 201 PP with 3 figures, 6 maps, 5 drawings by David Friedman, and 8 b/w portraits. Cloth cover, dj. Pages 170 to 188 with light creases. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 23.5 x 15.5. 0521305209

56798
BOSMEL, Jean-Claude & MAURY, Dominique
PAPEETE 1960 - 1980
$35.00 AUD

Editions Avant et Après. Papeete. 2008. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 48 b/w photos by Jean-Claude Bosmel. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. Oblong: 15 x 21 9782907716277

58968
BOSMEL, Jean-Claude & MAURY, Dominique
TAHITI 1960 - 1980
$40.00 AUD

Editions Avant et Après. Papeete. 2009. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 54 b/w photos by Jean-Claude Bosmel. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. Oblong: 15 x 21 9782907716291

37436
Le BOT, Marc
GAUGUIN'S NOA NOA
$20.00 AUD

Thames and Hudson. London. 1996. 1st English edition of the 1995 French original translated by Shaun Whiteside. 80 PP with 41 colour illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 16. 0500237166

33647
BOUDAILLE, Georges
GAUGUIN
$15.00 AUD

Thames and Hudson. London. 1964. Paperback edition in the World of Art series, of the 1963 French original translated by Alisa Jaffa. 274, (2) PP with 61 b/w and 64 colour plates. Pictorial card cover. Foxing spots on edges. Near fine. 20.5 x 14.8.

37122
BOULAY, Roger
KANNIBALS ET VAHINES - Imagerie des Mers du Sud
$25.00 AUD

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

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

42290
BOULAY, Roger
KANNIBALS ET VAHINES - Imagerie des Mers du Sud
$60.00 AUD

Editions de la Réunion des Musées Nationaux. Paris. 2001. 1st Ed. 184 PP with hundreds of b/w or colour illustrations. Inside covers: folded map of the Pacific Ocean. Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine. 28 x 22. 2711842428

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

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

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

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

44461
BOULLAIRE, Jacques
TAHITI, A Sketchbook
$60.00 AUD

Editions le Motu. Papeete. 2002. Reprint of the 1988 original. English edition of the French original Carnet de Croquis, translated by Elizabeth Bonnaire & Victor Wortman. Introduction by Aiu Boullaire-Deschamps. 104 PP with b/w sketches & watercolours. Cloth cover, colour illustration pasted down on front board. Fine. 27.7 x 21.6. 2915105006

The works of the French painter who discovered Tahiti before WWII.

60887
BOULLAIRE, Jacques
Enveloppe Premier Jour d'Emission: CENTENAIRE DE LA NAISSANCE DE JACQUES BOULLAIRE
$10.00 AUD

Office des Postes et Télécommunications. Papeete. 1993. First Day Cover with franking stamp dated Papeete 6 Mai 1993. Envelope with engraving "Pahi Nuku-Hiva", and the 51 CFP Francs stamp with same illustration. Fine. Oblong: 9 x 16.5.

33845
BOULLAIRE-DESCHAMPS, Aiu
CARNET DE CROQUIS - JACQUES BOULLAIRE
$100.00 AUD

Les Editions le Motu. Mooréa. 1997. 1st Ed. 104 PP with b/w sketches and watercolours throughout. Half title page: Outrigger canoe. Title page: La belle Marcelle Buchin. Cloth cover, colour vignette on front cover, gilt title on spine. French text. Few foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise a fine copy. 27.6 x 21.6. 2950397166

Biography of of an watercolourist who identified himself with Tahiti.

58002
LE BOURDIEC, P., JOST, C. & ANGLEVIEL, F.
GEO-PACIFIQUE DES ESPACES FRANCAIS
$45.00 AUD

Géopacifique & C.T.R.D.P. Nouméa. 1996. New edition of the 1994 original, in Collection Université. (2), 228 PP, (2) with graphs, tables & maps, and 40 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 28 x 20.5.

14 papers presented to the French National Congress of Geography (C.N.F.G.) on the three French-speaking territories of the Pacific: New Caledonia (physical & human geography), French Polynesia (coral reefs & atolls, from paradise to tourism, the nuclear experiment centre & the aftermath), Wallis (history, traditions) & Futuna (geography & population).

15008
LE BOURDIEC, P., JOST, C. & ANGLEVIEL, F. (editors)
GEO-PACIFIQUE DES ESPACES FRANCAIS
$45.00 AUD

C.T.R.D.P. / Université Française du Pacifique. Nouméa. 1994. 1st Ed., with a preface by Professeur Francis Dubus. (2), 228 PP, (2) with graphs, tables & maps, and 40 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 28 x 20.5.

14 papers presented to the French National Congress of Geography (C.N.F.G.) on the three French-speaking territories of the Pacific: New Caledonia (physical & human geography), French Polynesia (coral reefs & atolls, from paradise to tourism, the nuclear experiment centre & the aftermath), Wallis (history, traditions) & Futuna (geography & population).

11894
BOYLE-TURNER, C. & JOSEFOWITZ, S.
GAUGUIN AND THE SCHOOL OF PONT-AVEN, Prints and Paintings
$20.00 AUD

Royal Academy of Arts. London. 1989. 1st Ed. 184 PP (8 blanks) with b/w or colour illust. Pict. stiff wrappers. Fine. 28.2 x 21.6. 297797182

Catalogue of the most comprehensive exhibitions of the graphic works of Paul Gauguin and his circle, held in the U.K. in 1989 & 1990.

32773
BOYLE-TURNER, Caroline & JOSEFOWITZ, Samuel
THE PRINTS OF THE PONT-AVEN SCHOOL - Gauguin and his circle in Brittany
$25.00 AUD

Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. Washington. 1986. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 1 location map, 4 colour and 116 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 28.4 x 22. 0865280320

Catalogue of a travelling exhibition.

59992
BRENNAN, Bernadette
THE SOCIETIES: ISLANDS OF EXPLORATION - Off the beaten track in French Polynesia, "Les Misérables" go cruising (in Cruising World)
$10.00 AUD

Cruising World Publications, Inc. Newport, R.I. 1990. Volume 16, No. 8, August 1990. 168 PP. Contains article, P.58 to 71 with 1 map and 10 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.3 x 23.

Winter destinations for sailing and chartering: Society Islands - Granada: Isle of Spice - The Florida Keys: America's Out Islands.

65599
BROWN, Theo W.
THE BOY AND THE SHARK
$25.00 AUD

Ataruka Publishing. Sydney. 1979. 1st Ed. (24), 183 PP with 5 maps in text plus 40 pages with 14 colour and 45 bw photos. Hard cover, dj. Dedicatory note on verso of half title page dated and signed by the author. Dust jacket is fine, hard covers are a little speckled on outer edges and with foxing spots, o/wise a near fine copy. 24.2 x 15.5. 0959943668

Account on the research for a shark repellent carried out in Rangiroa, in the Tuamotus.

65624
BRUNE, Peter
A BASTARD OF A PLACE. The Australians in Papua: Kokoda . Milne Bay . Gona. Buna . Sanananda
$10.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2004. 1st paperback edition of the 2003 original.. XII, 691 PP with 37 maps, plus 20 pages with 41 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Corners of front cover with creases. Very good reading copy. 23 x 15.3. 9781741144031

11884
BRUNEL, G.
JOHN WILLIAMS, L'Apôtre de la Polynésie, 1796-1839
$15.00 AUD

Privately published. France. c. 1931. Reprint of 1931 abridged edition. 133 PP, (3), with 1 map on double page, and 16 b/w illust. (engravings & photos). Card cover. Fine. French text. 20.8 x 14.3.

The life and achievements of John Williams, apostle of Polynesia, murdered at Erromango.

50153
BUCHANAN, Professor Keith (editor)
PACIFIC VIEWPOINT - Volume 7, Number 1
$10.00 AUD

Department of Geography, Victoria University of Wellington. Wellington. 1966. Volume 7, No. 1, May 1966. (2), 130 PP with tables and b/w figures, plus 1 folded map. Soft cover, illustrated front cover. Covers slightly rubbed. Very good. 24.8 x 15.7.

Man and the Sea in Early Tahiti: Maritime Economy through European Eyes, by Gordon R. Lewthwaite...

33594
BUCK, Peter H. (Te Rangi Hiroa)
VIKINGS OF THE SUNRISE
$150.00 AUD

Frederick A. Stokes. New York. 1938. 2nd printing (October 5, 1938) of the (September 22, 1938) first US edition. XIII, 335 PP with b/w illustrations: 3 maps and 22 headpieces, plus 32 pages with 59 b/w photos. Fp: Stone image from Raivavae (tissue guard protected). Eps: map of the Pacific and Polynesian triangle. Cloth cover, gilt decoration and title on front cover and spine. Small discreet name of previous owner on FFEP and half-title page, otherwise a near fine copy. Scarce. 22.5 x 15.2.

The bold and intrepid mariners, ancestors of the Polynesians who settled the Polynesian Triangle.

58869
BUTAUD, J. F., GERARD, J. & GUIBAL, D.
GUIDE DES ARBRES DE POLYNESIE FRANCAISE - Bois et Utilisations
$90.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2008. 1st Ed., in Collection Nature et Environnement d'Océanie. Preface by Léon Lichtle. 616, (6) PP with tables and colour illustrations (2 maps and hundreds of photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 20.5 x 15.5. 9782915654370

Trees of French Polynesia.

50219
BÜHLER, Alfred, BARROW, Terry & MOUNTFORD, Charles P.
OCEANIA AND AUSTRALIA - The Art of the South Seas
$40.00 AUD

Methuen. London. 1965. Reprint of 1962 edition, in the Art of the World series. 250 PP with 1 table, 4 maps (2 on double page), 94 drawings, and 63 colour photographic plates tipped in. Title page: Marine creatures, Melville Island, Northern Australia. Cloth cover, illustrated slipcase. Near fine. 24 x 18.5.

52348
CADILHAC, Dominique
LES MONTAGNES DU PACIFIQUE
$40.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 2005. 1st Ed. No. 6 in Lettres du Pacifique series. Preface by Hélène Colombani. 285, (5) PP with 21 drawings by the author. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 229601769X

Novel set in the Marquesas Islands.

62499
CANN, David J.
FRENCH NUCLEAR TESTING AND THE AUSTRALIAN MEDIA - Discourse for a greener, safer world? (in Australian Journal of Communication)
$20.00 AUD

The School of Communication and the Communication Centre, Queensland University of Technology. Brisbane. 1999. Volume 6 (1), 1999. VIII, 153 PP. Contains article from P.21 to 40. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15.3.

32328
CASTLETON, Phillip
MANGAREVA: French experiments in the Pacific (in Geo Australasia Volume 9, No. 3, September-November 1987)
$10.00 AUD

Australasia's Geographical Magazine. Sydney. 1987. 120 PP. Includes article P. 28 to 35 with 2 location maps, 2 b/w and 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 27.5 x 20.5.

On the Gambier Islands: airstrip, cultured pearl factory... and a nuclear fall-out shelter.

63686
CAUCHOIS, Hinanui
TRESSAGE: Objets, Matières et Gestes d'hier et d'aujourd'hui
$75.00 AUD

Au Vent des Îles. Papeete. 2013. 1st edition in "Arts et Artisinats de Polynésie Française" of the Collection Culture Pacifique. 169, (3) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, pictorial boards, dj. French text. Fine. 30 x 24.2. 9782915654769

Plaiting / Braiding in Tahiti: objects and artifacts, raw materials, knowledge ...

12526
CHABBERT, Claude
TAHITI L'Enchantement des Mers du Sud
$15.00 AUD

Editions Laclau. Toulouse. 1944. 1st Ed. 182 PP, (2), with 1 map & 19 b/w photos on full page. Fp: Tahitienne (peinture de Morillot). Soft covers, illustrated front. French text. Ageing of paper and light foxing, o/wise very good. 20 x 13.

Sunny reminiscences of a stay on Tahiti and Moorea prior to WWII and written during the dark years of France. A history of Polynesian settlement. A scarce item.

12624
CHABOUIS, L. & F.
SHORT FLORA OF TAHITI
$20.00 AUD

Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1970. 1st English edition of the French orginal Petite Flore de Tahiti. Dossier No. 7 in the Dossiers Tahitiens series. 32 PP with 28 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19 x 14.

Breadfruit of Bounty fame, Tiaré Tahiti and its reputation of sexual casualness.

47338
CHABOUIS, L. & F.
BOTANIQUE ET ZOOLOGIE. PETITE HISTOIRE NATURELLE DE POLYNESIE
$50.00 AUD

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

Breadfruit of Bounty fame, Tiaré Tahiti and its reputation of sexual casualness.

47880
CHALLENGE MAGAZINE
LE PRESIDENT JACQUES CHIRAC DANS LE PACIFIQUE (in Challenge Magazine)
$30.00 AUD

Challenge Magazine. Nouméa. 2003. No. 65, August/September 2003. Edited by Jean-Claude HUNIN. 76 PP with 1 map, 144 b/w photos (65 on New Caledonia and 79 on French Polynesia), 10 colour photos on Bora Bora and 8 pages with advertisements in colour. Pictorial soft cover. French text, with 3 pages in English Speech by Mr. Jacques Chirac, French President to the France-Oceania meeting. Fine. 30 x 23.

Official visit to the 3 provinces of New Caledonia, and in French Polynesia. France-Oceania Meeting in Papeete, attended by 15 Islands States and the 3 French speaking countries of the South Pacific).

47882
CHALLENGE MAGAZINE
PAUL GAUGUIN (7 Juin 1848) - 8 Mai 1903) - GAUGUIN-TAHITI, l'atelier des tropiques (in Challenge Magazine)
$15.00 AUD

Challenge Magazine. Nouméa. 2004. No. 67, January/February 2003. Edited by Jean-Claude HUNIN. 42 PP with 1 maps and b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 30 x 23.

On the Exhibition held in Paris for the 100th aniversary of the death of Paul Gauguin : Gauguin-Tahiti, workshop under the tropics

42839
CHANSIN, Michel
C'EST UNE TERRE MA'OHI
$40.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2001. 1st Ed., in Te / Ata / Mau series. 174 PP with 94 b/w plates. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 27.5 x 22. 2909790932

Pictorial witness of Tahiti.

12967
CHAPMAN, Murray & DUPON, Jean-François
RENAISSANCE DU PACIFIQUE [in Ethnies Vol.4, droits de l'homme et peuples autochtones]
$55.00 AUD

Survival International (France). Paris. 1989. Volume 4, No. 8-9-10, Spring 1989. 128 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 28 x 20.8.

Identity in danger, vindication of identity and affirmation of identity.

46572
CHASTEL, Patrick
L'ENLEVEMENT AUX MARQUISES
$20.00 AUD

Editions Carnot. Chatou, France. 2003. 1st Ed. 222 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 13.5. 2912362822

Novel, set in the Marquesas Islands.

40474
CHASTEL, Patrick & LEMAIRE, Philippe
LE SOURIRE DU TIKI
$30.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2001. 1st Ed., in Nouvelles du Pacifique series. 210 PP with 12 tail pieces and 13 head pieces. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21 x 12.4. 2909790878

Short stories, set in the Marquesas Islands, and other islands and atolls of French Polynesia.

70124
CHEESMAN, Evelyn
THINGS WORTH WHILE
$25.00 AUD

Hutchinson. London. 1957. 1st Ed. 330 PP. Fp: Author. Eps: Maps of the Pacific with author's journey. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 14.5.

Reminiscences of an entomologist during scientific surveys to the Galapagos from 1923 to 1925 / French Polynesia 1924-1925 / New Hebrides 1928-1930 and New Caledonia & Lifou 1950-1952 (P.273-308).

11344
CHEGARAY, Jacques
MY POLYNESIA - Tahiti Revisited
$20.00 AUD

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

The journeys, the journalistic trials and the tribulations of the author at the beginning of the 1950's.

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

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

Tahiti, the enchanted island.

34192
CHRISTIAN, F. W.
EASTERN PACIFIC LANDS - Tahiti and the Marquesas Islands
$100.00 AUD

Robert Scott. London. 1910. 1st Ed. 269 PP, plus 6 maps (2 of them folded) and 56 b/w plates. Fp: A group of Tahitian men in festal attire. Rebacked copy retaining original red cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers lightly soiled and rubbed, ageing of paper, o/wise very good. Scarce. 23.3 x 16.5.

Travel, adventure, and historical inquiry amongst the islands of Eastern Polynesia at the beginning of the 20th century.

43220
CHRISTIAN, F. W.
EASTERN PACIFIC LANDS - Tahiti and the Marquesas Islands
$200.00 AUD

Robert Scott. London. 1910. 1st Ed. 269 PP, plus 6 maps (2 of them folded) and 56 b/w plates. Fp: A group of Tahitian men in festal attire. Original blue cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers slightly flecked. Foxing spots on endpapers, a few pages and outside edges, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 23.3 x 17.

Travel, adventure, and historical inquiry amongst the islands of Eastern Polynesia at the beginning of the 20th century.

68079
CHRISTIANSEN, Pat & BLUFF History Group
SEAL HUNTERS OF THE SOUTH
$20.00 AUD

Bluff History Group. Bluff, NZ. 2007. 1st Ed. 56 PP with b/w illustrations (2 sketch maps, 2 genealogy trees, photos). Pictorial stiff cover. 8 lines on pages 10 & 11 highlighted, otherwise fine. 21 x 14.5. 9780473125547

An Authentic Diary of the Last Official New Zealand Sealing Season 1946.

56965
CIZERON, Marc
TONTON GRAND-FRERE
$50.00 AUD

Haere Po No Tahiti. Papeete. 2006. 1st Ed. 172, (6) PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 25 x 13.5. 9782904171611

Novel.

56966
CIZERON, Marc
TOTOA
$50.00 AUD

Haere Po No Tahiti.. Papeete. 2008. 1st Ed. 217, (3) PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 25 x 13.5. 9782904171680

Novel.

57595
CLARK, Thomas Blake
OMAI, First Polynesian Ambassador to England
$35.00 AUD

University of Hawaii Press. Honolulu. 1969. Facsimile reprint of the 1940 original. (6), 115 PP with portrait of Omai. Hard cover with light shelf wear, cloth spine, gilt title on front cover and spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24.8 x 19.8. 087022140X

The true story of his voyage there (to England) in 1774 with Captain Cook, of how he was feted by Fanny Burney, approved by Samuel Johnson, ...

52870
CLERGET-GURNAUD, Dr. Jean- Marie (editor)
MEDECINE D'OCEANIE - Nos, 1, 2, & 4
$20.00 AUD

Association Médicale de Nouvelle Calédonie. Nouméa. 1989, 1990. No. 1, April 1989: 70 PP. No. 2, July 1989: 74 PP. No. 4, May-July 1990: 51 PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 20.5.

Journal of the French Medical Doctors practising in the Pacific: French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna.

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...

59290
COLLINS, Wilkie
IOLANI; or, Tahiti as it was
$30.00 AUD

Princeton University Press. Princeton, New Jersey. 1999. 1st Ed. Edited and introduced by Ira B. Nadel. XLIII, 205 PP with facsimile of the first page of the manuscript. Cloth cover, gilt decoration and title on spine, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.5. 069103446X

A Romance, written in 1844 and published only in 1999.

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

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

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

46560
COPPENRATH, Gérald
LA TERRE A TAHITI ET DANS LES ILES - Histoire de la Règlementation fonçière - Perspectives d' avenir
$110.00 AUD

Haere Po. Papeete. 2003. 1st Ed. 330 PP with 3 maps and b/w illustrations (facsimile of documents, photos, plans ...). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 20.5 x 14. 2904171546

Land tenure in Tahiti and French Polynesia.

11649
CORNEVIN, Robert & Marianne
LA FRANCE ET LES FRANCAIS OUTRE-MER - De la Première Croisade à la Fin du Second Empire
$15.00 AUD

Tallandier. Paris. 1990. 1st Ed. 514 PP with 11. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 13.5. 2235018513

From the first establishment in the Levant (Middle East) at the time of the Crusades to the progressive occupation of Africa up to the end of the second French Empire.

35913
COSTE, Hélène & MILLECAMPS, Sophie
LA LEGENDE DE PIPIRI MA - Légende de Tahiti
$25.00 AUD

Editions des Mers Australes. Papeete. 1994. 1st Ed. 28 PP with colour illustrations by Sophie Millecamps. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 22.8 x 22.8. 2905808098

Tale on the origin of two bright stars seen from Tahiti in Scorpio.

54874
COURAUD, Sylvie
DANS L'OMBRE DU JOUR
$55.00 AUD

Au vent des îles. Papeete. 2005. 1st Ed., with a preface by Claude Marere. 59, (5) PP with 24 illustrations on full page by André Marere. Pictorial boards. French text. Fine. 24.7 x 19.7. 290979024X

33653
CRAPOULET, Christophe
DANGER NATURELS A TAHITI / NATURAL DANGERS IN TAHITI
$20.00 AUD

Pacific Promotion Tahiti. Papeete. 1995. 1st Ed. 56 PP with 8 drawings an 44 colour photos by D. Pardon, H. Pouliquen & Teva Sylvain. Pictorial soft cover. French and English text. Fine. 24.5 x 17. 2911228006

Better to know them to avoid them. The sun, the sea (coral burns, jellyfish sting, sting of the stone fish...), free diving and SCUBA diving...

13670
CRAWFORD, Peter
NOMADS OF THE WIND, A Natural History of Polynesia
$15.00 AUD

BBC Books. London. 1993. 1st Ed. 272 PP with 6 maps (2 on double-page) and colour illust. Fp. Eps. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 9780563367079

Chapters include: Birth and Death of the Noble Savage, The Cradle of Polynesia, Outpost of the Rising Sun, The Theft of Paradise, .. Covers the impact of Europeans on the islands and their native inhabitants whose way of life had been unique due to centuries of isolation.

12566
CROCOMBE, Ron & ALI, Ahmed (editors)
POLITICS IN POLYNESIA
$15.00 AUD

USP. Suva. 1983. 1st Ed. Volume II of Politics in the Pacific Islands. XII, 262 PP with b/w photos & maps, bibliography & index. Pict. card cover. Very good. 21 x 14.7.

Contains chapters by various authors and includes 2 chapters on Wallis & Futuna, and on French Polynesia.

62150
CROOKE, Ray
AN EPISTLE FROM OBEREA with decorations by Ray Crooke
$450.00 AUD

The Rams Skull Press. Ferntree Gully, Victoria. 1955. Edition limited to 250 numbered copies. 5th edition based on 4th edition of 1774 "An Epistle from Oberea, Queen of Otaheite, to Joseph Banks, Esquire". 21 PP, (1 colophon), with 7 decorations by Ray Crooke. Cloth cover, tapa design. Copy No. 28/250, hand numbered and signed by Ray Crooke, on the colophon "Here ends the Epistle". Fine. 29 x 20.5.

50813
CRUCHET, Louis
LE CIEL EN POLYNESIE. Essai d'ethnoastronomie en Polynésie orientale
$30.00 AUD

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

Cosmogony in Eastern Polynesia.

35914
CRUCHET, Rosalie & MILLECAMPS, Sophie
LA LEGENDE DES TROIS CASCADES - Légende de Tahiti
$15.00 AUD

Editions des Mers Australes. Papeete. 1993. 1st Ed. 28 PP with colour illustrations by Sophie Millecamps. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 22.8 x 22.8. 290580808X

Tale on the origin of three waterfalls of the valley of Ti'arei, Island of Tahiti.

42181
CUMMING, C. F. Gordon
A LADY'S CRUISE IN A FRENCH MAN-OF-WAR
$125.00 AUD

William Blackwood and Sons. Edinburgh. 1882. New edition, complete in one volume. (2), XIV, 366 PP, (2 hand written index), plus 8 plates illustrated by the author, and 1 large folded map in colour, at rear of book. Fp: "Papeete. Capital of Tahiti". Cloth covers, decorated front with "The "Wa Kalou" or God's own Fern), gilt title on spine. Head and foot of spine slightly rubbed. Bookplate of a previous owner on front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper and foxing on outside edges. A very good clean copy. Scarce. 20.5 x 14.5.

A cruise on the French warship "Le Seignelay" between Fiji and Tahiti with calls in Tonga & Samoa. Life on board a French warship with glimpses of these islands, ...(1877-78).

50005
D'RAYE, Tonita
SIMPLY NONI (Morinda citrifolia)
$5.00 AUD

Natural Health Books. Brisbane. 1998. 1st Australian edition. 16 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 14.

Ancient Health Miracle for modern times.

12621
DANIELSSON, Bengt
TAHITI, Circle Island Tour Guide
$15.00 AUD

Editions du Pacifique. Papeete. 1976. 1st Ed. 86 PP with b/w illustrations. Eps: Folded map of the island. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 21 x 17.5. 2857000596

History and places of interest.

18868
DANIELSSON, Bengt
LOVE IN THE SOUTH SEAS
$30.00 AUD

George Allen & Unwin. London. 1956 1st Ed. 240 PP, plus 16 PP with 16 b/w photos. Fp: Tamouré. Eps: Polynesian Triangle. Hard cover,dj (price clipped). Covers have light soiling and dust jacket has some chips and is in a protective sleeve. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22.2 x 15.

How the conception of the South Seas as a lovers' paradise is justified: aesthetic ideals, means of attraction, sexual education.

33280
DANIELSSON, Bengt
RAROIA, HAPPY ISLAND of the South Seas
$30.00 AUD

Rand McNally. Chicago. 1953. 1st US edition, translated from the 1951 Swedish original Den Lyckliga ön by F. H. Lyon. 304 PP, plus 16 pages with 36 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the Atoll of Raroia and Takume. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped, lightly soiled and a few rubbed patches), o/wise a near fine copy. 21.5 x 14.

The carefree life in 1949 on the atoll of Raroia where Bengt returned with his wife two years after the end of the Kon Tiki expedition.

33568
DANIELSSON, Bengt
WORK AND LIFE ON RAROIA - An acculturation study from the Tuamotu group, French Oceania
$50.00 AUD

Saxon & Lindströms Förlag. Uppsala. 1955. 1st Ed. 244 PP, with 4 maps, 13 figures and 28 tables, plus 1 folded plate (figure 13), 1 large folded map and 2 maps at end of book, and 8 pages with 12 b/w illust. Illustrated soft cover. Fine. Scarce. 23.4 x 15.8.

Environment and natural resources. Aboriginal culture. History of culture contacts... Land ownership. Subsistence activities...

11556
DANIELSSON, Bengt & Marie-Thérèse
MORUROA, NOTRE BOMBE COLONIALE - Histoire de la Colonisation Nucléaire de la Polynésie Francaise
$45.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 1993. 1st Ed. 656 PP with 30 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Crease on lower corner of the front cover. Near fine. French text. 21.4 x 13.5. 273841835X

The transformation of French Polynesia into a Nuclear Colony since testing began on Mururoa Atoll in 1963. The effects on the political statute of these archipelagoes...

19837
DANIELSSON, Bengt & Marie-Thérèse
POISONED REIGN - French Nuclear colonialism in the Pacific
$15.00 AUD

Penguin. Melbourne. 1986. Second revised edition of the 1977 English first edition,(French original of 1974). Foreword on the Rainbow Warrior Affair, by Chris Masters. XIV, 324, (4 adv.) PP with 3 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Lower corner front cover repaired. Foxing. Very good. 19.7 x 13. 0140081305

57181
DANIELSSON, Bengt & MAZELLIER, Pierre
LE MEMORIAL POLYNESIEN - Tome II: 1834 - 1863
$300.00 AUD

Hibiscus Editions. Papeete. 1978. 1st edition. Volume II: 496 PP with b/w illustrations throughout (maps, paintings, photos), and illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt decoration (Hibiscus) on front cover and spine, gilt title on spine. Spine slightly rubbed. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. French text. 31.5 x 23.5.

The main events in the history of Eastern and French Polynesia: 1834-1863

57182
DANIELSSON, Bengt, DALLET, Jean-Marie & MAZELLIER, Pierre
LE MEMORIAL POLYNESIEN - Tome V: 1914 - 1939
$300.00 AUD

Hibiscus Editions. Papeete. 1977. 1st edition. Volume V: 496 PP with 10 colour plates and b/w illustrations throughout (maps, paintings, photos), and illustrated endpapers (Nini et Taitua, Tahitiennes). Cloth cover, gilt decoration (Hibiscus) on front cover and spine, gilt title on spine. Short tear (1 cm) at head of spine. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. French text. 31.5 x 23.5.

The main events in the history of Eastern and French Polynesia: 1914-1939

55594
DANIELSSON, M - T. & B.
GAUGUIN IN TAHITI
$20.00 AUD

Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1982. 1st English edition of Dossier No. 16 in the Dossiers Tahitiens series. 32 PP with 35 b/w illustrations with caption in French and English. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19 x 14.

The artist's stay in Tahiti and the Marquesas between 1891 and 1903.

37820
de BISSCHOP, Eric
VERS NOUSANTARA ou l'enigme Polynésienne
$25.00 AUD

La Table Ronde. Paris. 1963. 1st Ed., introduced by Robert Argod. 247, (6) PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 21 b/w photos. Pictorial card covers (lightly rubbed and soiled). Foxing spots on outside edges and some pages. Contents very good. French text. Scarce. 20 x 14.

Settlement of Polynesia and voyages of the Polynesian races.

72114
DE BISSCHOP, Eric
CAP A L'EST - Première Expédition du TAHITI-NUI: Tahiti - Santiago du Chili (6 novembre 1956 - 28 Mai 1957)
$30.00 AUD

Librairie Plon. Paris. 1958. 1st edition. (4), 280, (2) PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w photos. Soft covers, pictorial front. Covers rubbed and worn. Ageing of paper and foxing spots. Internally very good. French text. 20.2 x 14.

Voyage of a French navigator to refute the theory of Thor Heyerdahl on the discovery and settlement of Polynesia.

11527
de BOVIS, Edmond
TAHITIAN SOCIETY BEFORE THE ARRIVAL OF THE EUROPEANS
$75.00 AUD

Institute for Polynesian Studies / Brigham Young University. Laie, Hawai'i. 1980. 2nd edition. No. 1 in the monograph series. Translation and Introduction, by Robert D. Craig. IV, 76 PP with 1 genealogical table. Fp: Map of the Society Islalnds. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. Scarce. 22.8 x 15.2.

Origin, population, hierarchy, customs, religion, form of government...

37323
de BROSSARD, Capitaine de Vaisseau
OCEAN DES FRANCAIS - Tahiti, Le Chant Polynésien
$20.00 AUD

Editions France-Empire. Paris. 1962. 1st Ed. 285 PP with 9 maps, plus 12 pages with 25 b/w illustrations. Soft cover, dj. Pages uncut, light foxing of edges. Near fine. French text. 19.2 x 14.

History of Tahiti and French Polynesia, as well as the two other French Polynesian outliers of Uvea/Wallis and Futuna Islands.

35915
DE CHAZEAUX, Michèle
LA LEGENDE DU BENITIER - Légende de Raivavae
$20.00 AUD

Editions des Mers Australes. Papeete. 1999. 1st Ed. 28 PP with colour illustrations by Mickey. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 22.8 x 22.8. 290580811X

Tale of the Island of Raivavae, Austral Islands.

53192
DE CHAZEAUX, Michèle & DESCHAUX, Philippe
LA LEGENDE DE VAIPOIRI - Légende de Tahiti
$35.00 AUD

Editions des Mers Australes. Papeete. 2004. 1st Ed. 28 PP with colour illustrations by Philippe Deschaux. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 22.8 x 22.8. 2905808160

Tale on the origin of the coconut tree and the Lake of Vaihiria, Island of Tahiti.

61660
DE CHAZEAUX, Michèle & FREMY, Marie-Noëlle
LE TIFAIFAI
$90.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2012. 1st Ed., in the "Culture Pacifique" series. 272, (3) PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, photos). Hard cover, pictorial boards, dj. French text. Fine. 30.2 x 24.2. 9782915654752

35916
DE CHAZEAUX, Michèle & JOANNIS, Alain
LA LEGENDE DU COCOTIER - Légende de Tahiti
$35.00 AUD

Editions des Mers Australes. Papeete. 1997. 1st Ed. 28 PP with colour illustrations by Alain Joannis. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 22.8 x 22.8. 2905808101

Tale on the origin of the coconut tree and the Lake of Vaihiria, Island of Tahiti.

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

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

13714
DE CURTON, Emile
TAHITI 40 - Récit du Ralliement à la France Libre des Etablissements Français d'Océanie
$45.00 AUD

Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1973. 1st Ed. Publication de la Société des Océanistes No. 31. 178 PP with 2 maps, plus 32 pages of Annex with documents & 20 pages with 57 b/w photos. Card cover, dj. Near fine. French text. 25 x 16.2.

The involvement of a doctor to rally French Polynesia to join the fighting forces of the free-French of De Gaulle. He later became Governor there.

42591
DE CURTON, Emile
TAHITI
$20.00 AUD

Office Français d' Edition / Service des Publications de la France Combattante. Algiers. 1945. 1st edition limited to 3000 copies, published in London. 143 PP with 3 head pieces, 4 maps and 37 b/w photos. Fp: large folded map. Illustrated soft cover. Ex library copy (stamps of the South Pacific Commission and pocket inside front cover). Spine reinforced. French text. Very good. 21 x 16.

The involvement of a doctor to rally French Polynesia to join the fighting forces of the free-French of De Gaulle. He later became Governor there.

65257
DE CURTON, Emile
TAHITI
$25.00 AUD

Office Français d' Edition / Service des Publications de la France Combattante. Alger. 1945. 1st edition limited to 3000 copies, published in London. 141, (3) PP with 3 head pieces, 4 maps and 37 b/w photos. Fp: large folded map. Illustrated soft cover. Lower part of 10 last leaves and rear cover slightly damaged (not allecting text or photos). Very good. French text. 21 x 15.8.

The involvement of a doctor to rally French Polynesia to join the fighting forces of the free-French of De Gaulle. He later became Governor there.

21949
DE DECKKER, Paul
JACQUES-ANTOINE MOERENHOUT (1797 - 1879), Ethnologue et Consul
$45.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 1997. 1st Ed. (8), VI, 15 - 406 PP with 1 map. Pictorial hard cover. French text. Near fine. 22.5 x 14.2. 2909790614

Biography of a Belgian citizen who, during his trading voyages from Chile, studied Tahiti and some other islands. He became Consul of the United States and France in Tahiti and helped the French protectorate in spite of the British Consul George Pritchard. In 1846 he moved to California as French Consul.

45555
DE DECKKER, Paul, FABERON, Jean-Yves, LE GUILLOU, Chantal et al...
L' OUTRE-MER FRANCAIS DANS LE PACIFIQUE: NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, POLYNESIE FRANCAISE, WALLIS-ET-FUTUNA
$50.00 AUD

Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 2003. 1st Ed., with a preface by Brigitte Girardin. 282 PP with tables, b/w figures (graphs, maps, organigrams...) and 32 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.8. 2913090540

Comprehensive study of the 3 overseas territories of France in the Pacific: demography, culture, religion, economy, finances...

48588
DE LA RONCIERE, Bertrand
LA REINE POMARE. Tahiti et l'Occident 1812-1877
$50.00 AUD

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

71323
DE LARIGAUDIE, Guy
RESONANCES DU SUD
$20.00 AUD

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

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

31512
DE MONTENARS, Gilles
ATOLLS SANGLANTS
$20.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles Papeete. 1998. 1st Ed. 302, (4) PP. French text. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 18.3 x 12.5. 2909790703

Polynesian thriller/novel. Nazi war treasure buried in the Tuamotus, and unearthed by the gigantic waves of a cyclone...

61378
DEBENE, Marc & PASTOREL, Jean-Paul
LA "LOI DU PAYS" EN POLYNESIE FRANCAISE
$20.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 2011. 1st edition. No. 10, in Collection "Portes Océanes". 199, (3) PP. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 15.5. 9782296545595

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

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

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

12595
DENVIR, Bernard
PAUL GAUGUIN, THE SEARCH FOR PARADISE, Letters from Brittany and the South Seas
$20.00 AUD

Collins & Brown. London. 1992. 1st UK Ed. Edited by Bernard Denvir. 160 PP with b/w & colour illust. throughout. Hard cover, gilt spine, dj. Fine. Oblong: 19.5 x 25.5. 1855851016

A personal account of the struggle behind the romance surrounding Gauguin's art, life, escape to Tahiti. Illustrated with vintage photos, watercolours, sketches & his most well-known works.

62988
DENVIR, Bernard
GAUGUIN, Letters from Brittany and the South Seas
$15.00 AUD

Clarkson Potter. New York. 1992. 1st US Ed. Edited by Bernard Denvir. 160 PP with b/w & colour illust. throughout. Hard cover, gilt spine, dj. Two small marker pen marks on FFEP, o/wise fine. Oblong: 19.5 x 25.5. 0517588692

A personal account of the struggle behind the romance surrounding Gauguin's art, life, escape to Tahiti. Illustrated with vintage photos, watercolours, sketches & his most well-known works.

58851
DESCHAMPS Aiu
10 ETAPES GOURMANDES EN POLYNESIE FRANCAISE
$55.00 AUD

Editions Le Motu. Papeete. 2008. 1st Ed. 104 PP with colour illustrations (1 map and photos by Cécile Flipo). Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, illustrated boards. French text. Fine. 25.6 x 25.6. 9782915105537

54150
DESCHAMPS, Emmanuel & Aiu
L'ARCHIPEL DE LA SOCIETE - TAHITI ET SES ILES
$50.00 AUD

Editions le Motu & Editions A. Barthélemy. Paris. 2007. 1st Ed. 170, (5 notes) PP with 1 b/w tailpiece by Jacques Boullaire & colour illustrations throughout (13 maps, over 10 paintings and 130 photos). Eps: Map of French Polynesia. Laminated pictorial boards. French text. Fine. 23.5 x 17.

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

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

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

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

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

Editions le Motu. Paris. 1994. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w & colour illustrations throughout. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. French text. 23.3 x 17. 2950397131

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

52715
DESCHAMPS, Emmanuel, JULIEN-PARA, Sylvie (editors)
ART MADE IN TAHITI - No. 6 - Artistes et Galeries de Polynésie française - 2007
$45.00 AUD

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

Painters, sculptors, photographers.

47898
DETTLOFF, Andreas
TE 'OTO O TE MANU / OISEAUX TERRESTRES MENACES A TAHITI ET DANS LES ILES / TAHITI'S ENDANGERED NATIVE BIRDS
$15.00 AUD

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

Colouring book with 13 pages of drawings with 19 species of birds.

50664
DEVATINE, Flora, BAERT, Annie, TCHERKEZOFF, Serge, et al.
L'ESPACE-TEMPS (in Bulletin du LARSH No. 2)
$35.00 AUD

ISEPP / Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2005. Bulletin No. 2, du LARSH (Laboratoire de Recherche en Sciences Humaines de Polynésie Française). 428 PP, (4 publications) with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text (with abstracts in English, French and Ma'ohi). Fine. 22.3 x 14.5. 2909790185

19 papers on anthropology, culture, ethnology and linguistics, sociology...

66105
DEVATINE, Flora, BAERT, Annie, TCHERKEZOFF, Serge, et al.
L'ESPACE-TEMPS (in Bulletin du LARSH No. 2)
$35.00 AUD

ISEPP / Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2005. Bulletin No. 2, du LARSH (Laboratoire de Recherche en Sciences Humaines de Polynésie Française). 428 PP, (4 publications) with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on front endpaper dated and signed by Annie Baert, co-author. French text (with abstracts in English, French and Ma'ohi). A few foxing spots on outside top edge, o/wise fine. 22.3 x 14.5. 2909790185

19 papers on anthropology, culture, ethnology and linguistics, sociology...

43937
DEVATINE, Flora, BAMBRIDGE, Tamatoa, OTTINO, Pierre, et al..
DE L'ECRITURE AU CORPS (in Bulletin du LARSH, No. 1)
$40.00 AUD

ISEPP / Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2002. Bulletin du LARSH No. 1 (Laboratoire de Recherche en Sciences Humaines de Polynésie Française). 201 PP, (3 publications) with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text (with abstracts in English, French and Ma'ohi). 22.3 x 14.5. 2909790479

13 papers on anthropology, culture, ethnology, archaeology, marine archaeology and language.

11528
DODD, Edward
LA LEGENDE DE MAUI - MAUI PEU TINI
$50.00 AUD

Haere po no Tahiti. Papeete. 1994. 2nd edition of the 1964 US original. 60, (2), 60 PP with b/w illustrations by Jacques Boullaire. Pictorial card cover. French & Maohi text. Fine. 24.8 x 19. 2904171383

Myths and legends collected as early as 1928 by Edward Dodd.

33321
DODD, Edward
THE ISLAND WORLD OF POLYNESIA - A Survey of the Racial Family and its Far-Flung Cultures
$10.00 AUD

Windmill Hill Press. Putney, Vt., USA. 1989. Uncorrected proof copy, "bound for reviewing convenience". Volume 5 in the Ring of Fire series. (6), 140 PP with 1 map, 2 diagrams and 2 tables. Release letter by Windmill Hill, dated October 25, 1989 loosely inserted. Soft cover. Near fine. Scarce. 21 x 13.5. 0962250503

21290
DODGE, Ernest S.
BALEINIERS A TAHITI
$20.00 AUD

Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1971. 1st Ed. Dossier No. 11 in the Dossiers Tahitiens series. 32 PP with 31 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover (pêche à la baleine by Louis Garnera]. French text. Fine. 19 x 14.

Whaling ships in the South Pacific. Calls at Tahiti.

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

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

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

52240
DORSENNE, Jean
LA FEMME DES ILES
$50.00 AUD

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

13127
du PREL, Alex W.
LE PARADIS EN FOLIE, Histoires des Iles de Polynésie
$10.00 AUD

Editions de Tahiti. Papeete. 1994. Revised edition of the 1989 original. 140 PP, (1 adv.). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 19 x 11.5. 2907776096

Seven delightful tales of Tahiti.

66113
du PREL, Alex W.
LE PARADIS EN FOLIE, Histoires des Iles de Polynésie
$15.00 AUD

Editions de Tahiti. Papeete. 1994. Revised edition of the 1989 original. 140 PP, (1 adv.). Pictorial soft cover. Covers lightly soiled. Dedicatory note on page 5 dated and signed by the author. French text. Near fine. 19 x 11.5. 2907776096

Seven delightful tales of Tahiti.

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

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

Seven delightful tales of Tahiti.

54235
DUBOIS, Jean-Marie & FREMY, Marie-Noëlle (editors)
LA POLYNESIE FRANCAISE
$30.00 AUD

Editions Ile de Lumière. Nouméa. 2004. 1st edition. Volume 7 in the 101 mots pour comprendre series. 250 PP with 2 maps in colour, 6 colour illustrations, 3 b/w and 25 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 19 x 13. 9782912429193

101 Words (explanations) to understand and discover French Polynesia.

66112
DUBOIS, Jean-Marie & FREMY, Marie-Noëlle (editors)
LA POLYNESIE FRANCAISE
$40.00 AUD

Editions Ile de Lumière. Nouméa. 2004. 1st edition. Volume 7 in the 101 mots pour comprendre series. 250 PP with 2 maps in colour, 6 colour illustrations, 3 b/w and 25 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on page (2), dated and signed by co-author Annie Baert. French text. Fine. 19 x 13. 2912429196

101 Words (explanations) to understand and discover French Polynesia.

46571
DUDAY, Jean
LE LUNDI MATIN, C'EST DUR POUR TOUT LE MONDE
$15.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2003. 1st Ed., in Nouvelles du Pacifique series. 133 PP, (3 publications). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21 x 12.4. 2909790983

20 short stories, set in French Polynesia.

46559
DUSSARD, Thierry & ECKERMANN, Elise
DANS LE SILLAGE DE GAUGUIN. Un voyage de Pont-Aven à Tahiti
$50.00 AUD

Editions le Motu / Editions Le Télégramme. Papeete. 2003. 1st Ed., in Collection Passé Présent. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 27 x 24. 2915105022

Gauguin at Pont-Aven, Brittany then in Tahiti and the Marquesas.

38442
ELLIS, William
POLYNESIAN RESEARCHES - Hawaii
$20.00 AUD

Charles E. Tuttle. Rutland, Vermont. 1974. 2nd printing of the 1969 edition. New Edition, Enlarged and Improved with a foreword by Edouard R. L. Doty. XIV, 471 PP with b/w illustrations. Half title page: Swimming in the Surf. Fp: Volcano of Kirauea. Pictorial card cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Lacks the chart of the Sandwich Isles, o/wise near fine. Small format: 15.4 x 10.7. 0804804761

44056
ELLIS, William
A LA RECHERCHE DE LA POLYNESIE D' AUTREFOIS - POLYNESIAN RESEARCHES (Volume 2)
$60.00 AUD

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

... Including descriptions of the natural history and scenery of the Islands- with remarks on the history, mythology, traditions, government, arts, manners, and customs of the inhabitants.

47571
EMORY, Kenneth P.
TUAMOTUAN STONE STRUCTURES
$100.00 AUD

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

32653
EVANS, Jeff
THE DISCOVERY OF AOTEAROA
$40.00 AUD

Reed. Auckland. 1998. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Francis Cowan. 128 PP with 6 maps, 10 figures and 30 b/w photos. Inside back cover: Line drawings of the "Hawaiki-Nui". Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24.6 x 17.6. 0790006499

Kupe's voyage to New Zealand. Navigational information from Maori lore... Re enactment voyage of Hawaiki-Nui: Tahiti, Moorea, Ra'iatea, Rarotonga, Aotearoa.

33901
EYRAUD, Arlette
TAHITI TODAY, and all its islands
$20.00 AUD

Editions J.A. Paris. 1990. 1st English edition translated by Catherine McLeod. 240 PP, with 70 pages of colour photos, 4 pages of coloured drawings and 28 maps. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 28.7 x 14. 2869501447

Everything you want to know quickly on Tahiti and its Islands: history, economy, daily life. Second part: A guide for the tourist, island by island.

33595
FABERON, J. Y. & GAUTIER, Y.
IDENTITE, NATIONALITE, CITOYENNETE OUTRE-MER
$80.00 AUD

Centre des Hautes Etudes sur l'Afrique et l'Asie Modernes. Paris. 1999. 1st Ed. 218, (6) PP with 1 map and 4 tables. Illustrated card cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.5. 2903182472

13 Papers presented at a seminar held 9-10 November 1998. Cultural identity and French Polynesia, by Louise Peltzer. Kanak cultural identity, by Octave Togna... Immigration in Overseas Territories, by Jean-Pierre Doumenge...

11373
FABERON, Jean-Yves
LE STATUT DES TERRITOIRES D'OUTRE-MER
$45.00 AUD

CTRDP. Nouméa. 1992. 1st Ed. 152 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 27 x 17.5.

Comparative study of the different constitutions of French overseas territories: French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Wallis & Futuna & French Antarctic Territory.

48949
FABERON, Jean-Yves, MARION, Gérard Gabriel et al.
L'OUTRE-MER (in Pouvoirs, Revue Française d' Etudes Constitutionnelles et Politiques)
$40.00 AUD

Seuil. Paris. 2005. Issue 113, April 2005. 253, (3) PP. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 15. 2020688778

France and Overseas Departments and Territories of France.

61389
FABERON, Jean-Yves, REGNAULT, Jean-Marc & FAYAUD, Viviane
DESTINS DES COLLECTIVITES POLITIQUES D'OCEANIE: Peuples, Populations, Nations, Etats, Territoires, Pays, Patries, Communautés, Frontières - Volume 1: Théories et Pratiques
$35.00 AUD

Presses Universitaires d'Aix-Marseille. Marseille. 2011. 1st Ed., in Collection Droit d' Outre-Mer. 438 PP (2) with tables, 1 sketch map (British Commonwealth of Nations) and 6 maps (in colour) of Oceania. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24.5 x 15.7. 9782731407778

Seminar held in Nouméa: 7 to 11 March, 2011.

61390
FABERON, Jean-Yves, REGNAULT, Jean-Marc & FAYAUD, Viviane
DESTINS DES COLLECTIVITES POLITIQUES D'OCEANIE: Peuples, Populations, Nations, Etats, Territoires, Pays, Patries, Communautés, Frontières - Volume 2: Singularités
$35.00 AUD

Marseille. 2011. Presses Universitaires d'Aix-Marseille. 1st Ed., in Collection Droit d' Outre-Mer. (12), 453-878 PP, (2) with tables, 8 graphs (in colour), 5 b/w and 10 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24.5 x 15.7. 9782731407891

Seminar held in Nouméa: 7 to 11 March, 2011.

51011
FAESSEL, Sonia
VISIONS DES ILES: Tahiti et l'imaginaire européen. Du mythe à son exploitation littéraire
$30.00 AUD

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

73288
FAESSEL, Sonia
ITINERAIRES INSULAIRES - Le Père Patrick O'REILLY, sm
$85.00 AUD

Le Rocher-à-la-Voile & Haere Po. Nouméa & Papeete. 2002. 1st edition. Vol. 4 in Dossiers pour servir a l'intelligence du temps present. Postface by Jean Guiart and a bibliography by Hugh Laracy. 180 PP with 4 colour and 58 b/w illustrations. Title page: Portrait of Father O'Reilly, by Chantal Désirier. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Newspaper clipping loosely inserted. Crease at top corner of back cover. Near fine. French text. 21 x 15.

Father O'Reilly: Oceanist and Erudite on the Pacific and the 4 French speaking archipelagoes of the South Pacific.

55595
FAGES, Jean
PETIT ATLAS DE LA POLYNESIE FRANCAISE
$20.00 AUD

Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1983. 1st Ed. Dossier No. 19 in the Dossiers Tahitiens series. 40 PP with 1 plan and 32 maps. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 19 x 14.

Cartographic handbook of French Polynesia.

56962
FAVRE, Jean-François
LEGENDES POLYNESIENNES GRAVURES SUR BOIS
$100.00 AUD

Haere Po No Tahiti. Papeete. 2007. Reprint of the 1991 original. Preface by Philippe Draperi. (2), 70, (2) PP, plus 36 woodcuts on full page. Pictorial soft cover. Text in French and Ma'ohi (Tahitian). Fine. Oblong. 21 x 29.5. 2904171257

Twenty-eight Polynesian legends.

11310
FESCHE, Charles Félix Pierre
LA NOUVELLE CYTHERE (Tahiti) JOURNAL DE NAVIGATION INEDIT - Ecrit à bord de la frégate du Roy la Boudeuse, commandée par M. le Chevalier de Bougainville
$45.00 AUD

Editions Duchartre & Van Buggenhoudt. Paris. 1929. 1st Ed., in Collection Laque Orange Aventures et Voyages, with a foreword by Jean Dorsenne. XXX, (2), 34 PP (2), plus 1 map, 1 drawing and 2 coloured engravings. Soft cover, paper browned on edges/margins, o/wise near fine. French text. Scarce. 20.4 x 15.2.

The discovery of Tahiti in 1767 by a young apprentice attached to the Bougainville expedition.

31718
FEVE, Guy (editor)
POLYNESIE, POLYNESIENS, HIER ET AUJOURD'HUI
$25.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 1997. 1st Ed. 214, (10 adv.) PP with tables and 3 figures. Illustrated card cover. French text. Fine. 21.4 x 13.2. 2738457517

French language in use in Tahiti. Opposition between the language spoken at home and in use at school. Writing of the Reo Maohi in the Society Islands...

11523
FEVE, Guy & LOMBARDINI, Christian (Editors)
COMMUNICATION ET PARLERS EN POLYNESIE
$25.00 AUD

Editions Maisonneuve-Larose. Paris. 1994. 1st Ed. 134 PP with 2 figures. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 13.2. 2706811250

9 papers presented at a seminar held in 1992/93 by the Laboratoire des Sciences du Langage, Université Française du Pacifique.

57227
FINAU, Melito, FULILAGI, Franck Simete, ... VAITULUKINA, Célestine
TAVAKA LANU'IMOANA - Mémoires de Voyages
$200.00 AUD

ADCK (Agence de Développement de la Culture Kanak) & Comité de Recherche Historique Tavaka. Nouméa. 2009. 1st Ed. Preface by Marie-Claude Tjibaou and Postface by Savelio Felomaki. Edited by Malia Sosefo Drouet-Manufekai. 216 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, title in blind on front cover and spine, dj. French text with 2 articles in Faka-Uvea (Wallis). Top outside page edges with faint foxing, o/wise fine. 28.8 x 23.4. 9782909407708

Tavaka lanu'imoana = Voyages aux couleurs de l'océan / voyages on the ocean. A history of the migrations between "Uvea mo Futuna" (Wallis & Futuna) and New Caledonia.

12568
FINNEY, Ben R.
POLYNESIAN PEASANTS AND PROLETARIANS
$30.00 AUD

Schenkman. Cambridge, Mass. 1973. 1st Ed. (10), 148 PP with 4 figures, 5 maps, 6 b/w photos & 16 tables in text. Cloth cover, dj. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. A little light foxing on endpapers, o/wise near fine. 23.3 x 15.8.

The changes which confronted Tahiti and its inhabitants in the 20th century. Study of two different communities: Valley of A'ou'a on Tahiti-Nui and the island of Mai'ao.

33220
FIRTH, Raymond
TIKOPIA RITUAL AND BELIEF
$20.00 AUD

Beacon Press. Boston. 1967. 1st US edition. 374 PP with 2 figures "Kinship Grouping" & "Relationship diagran", plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Cloth cover, device in blind on front board, gilt title on spine, dust jacket is price clipped and has a few chips and closed tears, now in a protective sleeve. Faint foxing on outside edges. Remainder mark on bottom edge, o/wise contents are near fine. 24 x 16.5.

33223
FIRTH, Raymond
EXTRATERRITORIALITY AND THE TIKOPIA CHIEFS
$20.00 AUD

Man. London. 1969. Reprint from Man, Vol 4, No. 3, September 1969. P.354 to 378. Soft cover. Note "Bill, from Raymond" at top of front cover, signed by Raymond Firth. Very good. 24.8 x 15.5.

59531
FIRTH, Raymond
THE JOURNAL OF THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY - Volume 79, No.3 (reprint)
$20.00 AUD

The Polynesian Society. Auckland. 1970. September 1970. 272-287 PP with 2 figures. Soft cover. Dedicatory note to "Ian (Hogbin), from Raymond" at top of front cover, signed by Raymond Firth. Very good. 24.2 x 15.2.

Article by Raymond Firth: Sibling terms in Polynesia.

59532
FIRTH, Raymond
PROVERBS IN NATIVE LIFE, with special reference to those of the Maori, I (in Folk-Lore - Volume XXXVII, No.2)
$25.00 AUD

The Folk-Lore Society. London. 1926. June 1926. Reprint from Folk-Lore, Transaction of the Folk-Lore Society, 134-153 PP with 2 figures. Soft cover. Dedicatory note to "Ian H. Hogbin, from Raymond" at top of front cover, signed and dated by Raymond Firth. Very good. 22 x 14.2.

61802
FLEURENTIN, Jacques, WENIGER, Bernard
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGIA - No. 46 / Dossier Spécial: Nouvelle-Calédonie et Polynésie Française
$40.00 AUD

Société Française d' Ethnopharmacologie Metz. 2010. Bulletin No. 46. Special Issue, December 2010. 92 PP. Contains articles from P.7 to 74 with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

13 papers - 1 on Pacific - 1 on Vanuatu - 5 on New Caledonia & 6 on French Polynesia.

36096
FORCE, Roland W.
BERNICE P. BISHOP MUSEUM - ANNUAL REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR FOR 1964
$10.00 AUD

Bishop Museum Press. Honolulu. 1965. 1st Ed. 90 PP with 10 b/w photos. Card cover. Fine. 25.7 x 17.7.

Report, financial statement, then scientific functions on Anthropology, Botany, Entomology, Geology and Zoology.

37553
FREMY, Marc
TROIS PAPIERS AUX CLOUS, UN AMOUR CHINOIS
$15.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2000. 1st Ed. 228, (2) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 19.3 x 11. 2909790738

Novel set in French Polynesia.

60524
FRENCH POLYNESIA
TAHITI - Air New Zealand
$5.00 AUD

Air New Zealand. Auckland. c. 1970. No pagination, 8 PP with colour illustrations (2 maps and 17 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22 x 17.

Travel brochue describing the islands of French Polynesia in the 1970's.

62781
FRENCH POLYNESIA ARCHIVES
ARCHIPOL - Le Cahier des Archives de la Polynésie - Numéro 1 : 1950-1959, les années Technicolor
$30.00 AUD

Archives Territoriales / Ministère des Finances et des Réformes Administratives. Papeete. 2000. Issue No. 1, 4th term 2000. 32 PP with 1 organigram, 4 graphs, 21 b/w and 9 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Covers slightly soiled. French text. Near fine. 28 x 19.5.

In the 1950's: Begining of Air Services, ... From Etablissements Français de l'Océanie to French Polynesia; ... Economy.

62782
FRENCH POLYNESIA ARCHIVES
ARCHIPOL - Le Cahier des Archives de la Polynésie - Numéro 2: La Question Foncière à Tahiti (1842-1929)
$25.00 AUD

Service Educatif des Archives Territoriales / Ministère des Finances et des Réformes Administratives. Papeete. 1999. Issue No. 2, 4th term 1999. 74 PP with facsimiles of documents and 5 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.

Land Issues in French Polynesia.

62783
FRENCH POLYNESIA ARCHIVES
ARCHIPOL - Le Cahier des Archives de la Polynésie - No. 3: L'Huitre Nacrière et Perlière aux Tuamotu-Gambier
$30.00 AUD

Service Educatif des Archives Territoriales / Ministère des Finances et des Réformes Administratives. Papeete. 2000. Issue No. 3, 4th term 2000. Foreword by Michel Bailleul. 76 PP with facsimiles of documents & newspaper clippings, and 10 b/w photos. Inside back cover: map in colour of the Tuamotu-Gambier archipelago. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.

A history of Mother of Pearl and Pearls in the Tuamotu-Gambier Archipelago.

62784
FRENCH POLYNESIA ARCHIVES
ARCHIPOL - Le Cahier des Archives de la Polynésie - No. 4: La Presse en Polynésie Française 1845-1957
$30.00 AUD

Service Educatif des Archives Territoriales / Ministère de la Culture, de l'Enseignement et de la Recherche. Papeete. 2001. Issue No. 4, December 2001. Foreword by Michel Bailleul. 76 PP with 10 portraits and 35 facsimiles of newspapers. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.

An outlook of Newspapers in French Polynesia.

62785
FRENCH POLYNESIA ARCHIVES
ARCHIPOL - Le Cahier des Archives de la Polynésie - No. 5: La Guerre 14-18, vue de Tahiti
$30.00 AUD

Service Educatif des Archives de Polynésie Française / Ministère de la Culture, de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche. Papeete. 2002. Issue No. 5, November 2002. Introduction by Michel Bailleul. 104 PP with facsimiles of documents & newspapers, and b/w illustrations (2 portraits and 12 photos or postcards). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.

The Great war of 1914-1918, seen from Tahiti.

62786
FRENCH POLYNESIA ARCHIVES
ARCHIPOL - Le Cahier des Archives de la Polynésie - No. 6: L'agriculture Polynésienne 1955-1965, regard sur un plan de relance
$30.00 AUD

Service Educatif des Archives de Polynésie Française / Ministère de la Culture, de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche. Papeete. 2003. Issue No. 6, December 2003. Introduction by Michel Bailleul. 92 PP with graphs, tables and facsimiles of documents & newspapers, and 14 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.

Agriculture in French Polynesia: 1955-1965, revival attempts.

62787
FRENCH POLYNESIA ARCHIVES
ARCHIPOL - Le Cahier des Archives de la Polynésie - No. 7: 1860-1880, une page d'histoire des îles Marquises
$30.00 AUD

Service Educatif des Archives de Polynésie Française / Ministère de la Culture, de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche. Papeete. 2004. Issue No. 7, November 2004. Introduction by Michel Bailleul. 88 PP with facsimiles of documents & newspapers, and 4 b/w illustrations (2 engravings & 2 photos). Inside front cover: map of the Marquesas Islands. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.

The Marquesas Islands.

62788
FRENCH POLYNESIA ARCHIVES
ARCHIPOL - Le Cahier des Archives de la Polynésie - No. 8: 1972-1977, l'Autonomie au centre des débats
$30.00 AUD

Service Educatif des Archives de Polynésie Française / Ministère de la Jeunesse, de la Culture et du Patrimoine. Papeete. 2005. Issue No. 8, December 2005. Introduction by Michel Bailleul. 104 PP with facsimiles of documents & newspapers, and 14 b/w illustrations (4 cartoons and 10 photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.

1972-1977: towards Self Government in French Polynesia.

62789
FRENCH POLYNESIA ARCHIVES
ARCHIPOL - Le Cahier des Archives de la Polynésie - No. 9: 1875-1950, les Etablissements Français de l'Océanie au quotidien
$30.00 AUD

Service Educatif des Archives de Polynésie Française / Ministère de la Jeunesse, de la Culture et du Patrimoine. Papeete. 2006. Issue No. 9, December 2006. Foreword by Michel Bailleul. 92 PP with facsimiles of documents and 10 b/w illustrations (bank notes, engravings, photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.

Daily life in French Polynesia between 1875 and 1950.

47709
FRENCH TERRITORIES
LA FRANCE ET LES OUTRE-MERS. L'Enjeu Multiculturel (Hermès - N°.32-33)
$40.00 AUD

CNRS Editions. Paris. 2002. April 2002. Edited by Tamatoa BAMBRIDGE, Jean-Pierre DOUMENGE, Bruno OLLIVIER, et al. 634, (22 publications) PP with graphs, tables and 5 maps. Soft cover. Fine. French text (with English abstracts between pages 595 and 626). 22 x 22. 2271060311

Over 60 papers on: knowledge, history, communication and politics, in the overseas communities, countries and territories, of France.

70446
FROMENT-GUIEYSSE, Georges (editor)
L'OCEANIE FRANCAISE - Possessions Françaises - Australasie - Pacifique (in Bulletin Mensuel du Comité de l'Océanie Française, No. 6, 1911)
$80.00 AUD

Action Coloniale et Maritime. Paris. 1911. Bulletin No. 6, December 1911. (4), 137- 164, (4 adverts) PP with 3 maps. Soft wrappers are browned and chipped around edges. Staples have been removed. Stamp of previous owner on front cover, title page and 1 map. Light pencil underlining of text on a few pages, o/wise very good. French text. Scarce. 29 x 22.

43928
GAIN, André & MARGUERON, Daniel
AUX JARDINS DES MERS
$40.00 AUD

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

French Polynesia between September 1936 and April 1937.

40473
GANNIER, Alexandre
BALEINES & DAUPHINS DE POLYNESIE
$35.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2001. 1st Ed, in collection Survol. 72 PP with 1 map, 71 colour photos and 16 b/w drawings for the identification guide. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text (English and French text for the identification guide of 18 pages). 20 x 13. 2909790134

Whales and dolphins of French Polynesia, with a bilingual (English & French identification guide).

46562
GANNIER, Odile & PICQUOIN, Cécile
LE VOYAGE DU CAPITAINE MARCHAND (1791) - Les Marquises et les îles de la Révolution
$20.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2003. 1st edition. 280 PP with b/w illustrations (6 charts, 10 coastal views, 3 plates with artifacts and 5 facsimiles of documents). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 22.2 x 14.5. 2909790452

Voyage of the Solide around the world 1790-92. Discovery of the northern part of the Marquesas Islands.

73039
GARANGER, J. & ROBINEAU, C.
BORA-BORA
$20.00 AUD

Nouvelles Editions Latines. Paris. c. 1974. English Version of Dossier 21, translated by Colin W. Newbury. 32 PP with 1 map of the Island of Bora Bora, 8 b/w & 26 colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 19 x 14. 272330137

Geography, history, archaeology, economy & the Bora Bora of today.

37109
GARENNE, Ren
JEAN DES ILES
$30.00 AUD

Au vent des Iles. Papeete. 1999. 1st Ed. 256, (2) PP. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 20.4 x 12. 2909790754

A novel.

72511
GARNIER, Jules
VOYAGE AUTOUR DU MONDE - OCEANIE: Les Iles des Pins, Loyalty et Tahiti
$300.00 AUD

Henri Plon, Imprimeur-Editeur. Paris. 1871. 1st Ed. (4), 388 PP, plus 1 large folded map in colour "Tahiti et Morea" and 4 b/w plates with tissue guard. Eps: moire. Quarter bound, decorated green morocco, leather spine with raised bands and gilt decoration and title, all edges gilt, ribbon page-marker. Note to previous owner on half title page. Rubbed patches (light) at foot of spine. Repaired tear at margin of map close to the gutter. Rare in such good condition. French text. 18.7 x 12.

Exploration of the West Coast of New Caledonia, the Loyalty Islands and Tahiti.

57539
GASSE, Michel
TAHITI 1914: Le Vent de Guerre
$40.00 AUD

A la frontière. Paris. 2009. 1st Ed. 350 PP with 1 plan (Baie de Papeete) and 62 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 15. 9782918665007

German Fleet off Papeete in September 1914. Attack and shelling of the city by the Gneisenau and the Scharnorst, on the 22nd of September. Attack repelled by the guns of the Zélée, a small French sloop.

47862
GAUGUIN
AGENDA 2003 P. GAUGUIN
$15.00 AUD

Editions Le Motu. Papeete. 2002. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 80 colour illustrations (8 on full page, 13 on double page...). Cloth cover, Vignette pasted down on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Unused diary. Fine. French text. 28 x 21.6.

Diary published on the 100th anniversary of the death of Paul Gauguin in 1903.

11345
GAUGUIN, Paul
AVANT ET APRES
$25.00 AUD

Editions Avant et Après. Tahiti. 1989. 1st Ed. 210 PP. Card cover. Fine. French text. 19 x 11.2. 2906730998

The last writings of Paul Gauguin, completed in February 1903 at Atuona, Marquesas, 2 months before his death. Anecdotes and profiles, eulogies & satires on his fellow painters: Van Gogh, Degas, Manet, and on places: Peru, Brittany, Arles, Tahiti & Marquesas.

12574
GAUGUIN, Paul
THE WRITINGS OF A SAVAGE, Paul Gauguin
$15.00 AUD

Viking Press / Book Club. New York. 1978. Book Club edition. Edited by Daniel Guérin, with an introduction by Wayne Andersen. Translation of the 1974 French original "Oviri Ecrits d'un Sauvage", by Eleanor Levieux. XLIV, 304 PP. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Very good. 21.4 x 14.5.

Poignant letters to his wife, friends & colleagues. Polemics against the Church, French society, discussions on life, on art,..

13418
GAUGUIN, Paul
NOA NOA - Voyage to Tahiti
$55.00 AUD

Reynal & Co. New York. c.1962. 1st US edition. Postscript by Jean Loize. Translated from 1954 edition of the original manuscript by Jonathan Griffin. 36 PP, plus 47 full page Plates (7 in b/w & 40 in colour). Decorated cloth cover, dj. Name of previous owner on FEP. Slight ageing of paper and a few foxing spots, o/wise near fine copy. 31.8 x 23.4.

Gauguin's famous diary (original version).

37434
GAUGUIN, Paul
NOA NOA - The Tahitian Journal
$10.00 AUD

Dover. New York. 1985. Unabridged republication of the 1919 original Noa Noa, published by Nicholas L. Brown. (4), 65 PP, plus 23 b/w plates. Fp: Chats without words. Pictorial card cover. Creases to front cover. Very good. 21.5 x 13.7. 0486248593

37435
GAUGUIN, Paul
NOA NOA - The Tahiti Journal of Paul Gauguin
$20.00 AUD

Chronicle Books. San Francisco. 1994. 1st illustrated edition of the 1919 original Oceanie edition by John Miller, translated by O. F. Theis. XIV, 147, (4) PP with b/w and colour plates. Eps: Map of Oceanie. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Bookplate of the Seven Seas Society on half title page. Fine. 18.4 x 18.4. 081180366X

Bookplate: to commemorate the Inaugural Year of the M/S Paul Gauguin, 1998.

37449
GAUGUIN, Paul
NOA NOA
$15.00 AUD

Noonday Press. New York. 1958. 2nd printing of the 1st paperbound edition of 1957. Translated from the French by O. F. Theis, with an introduction by Alfred Werner. XIV, 148 PP. Pictorial card cover. Very good. 20.3 x 13.5.

Noa Noa: A journal of the South Seas.

45004
GAUGUIN, Paul
ANCIEN CULTE MAHORIE
$20.00 AUD

Hermann / Editeurs des Sciences et des Arts. Paris. 2001. Reprint of a 1951 publication. 56, 31, (9) PP. Facsimile reprint of a manuscript kept at Musée du Louvre 53 PP with 3 b/w and 22 colour illustrations, followed by Présentation de l'ancien culte Mahorie, par René Huyghe, La Clef de Noa Noa. 31, (9) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 23 x 18.5. 2705664378

52373
GAUGUIN, Paul
NOA NOA
$15.00 AUD

Nicholas L. Brown. New York. 1920. 5th printing of the December 1919 US original. Translated from the French edition by O. F. Theis. 148, (6 publications) PP, plus 10 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of the artist by himself. Hard cover, label with title pasted down on cloth spine. Note on front endpaper. Very good. 20 x 13.2.

58411
GAUGUIN, Paul
CALENDRIER 1995 - P. GAUGUIN TAHITI
$10.00 AUD

Edition Association des Amis du Musée Gauguin. Papeete. 1994. Calendar for 1995 with 14 colour illustrations. Fine. French text. Oblong: 21 x 27.

62986
GAUGUIN, Paul
PAUL GAUGUIN'S INTIMATE JOURNALS
$35.00 AUD

Crown Publishers. New York. 1936. 1st Ed., translated by Van Wyck Brooks and with a preface by Emil Gauguin. 254 PP with 42 b/w and 8 colour plates on full page, and 1 colour plate on double page. Fp: Self Portrait. Eps: Facsimile of original Journals. Cloth cover, engraved decorative signature of Paul Gauguin on front cover. Faint offsetting on page 12/13 near hinge, note to previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 26 x 19.5.

74765
GAUGUIN, Paul & THOMSON, Belinda (editor)
GAUGUIN by Himself
$20.00 AUD

Time Warner Books, UK. London. 2004. New edition of the 1993 original. 223 PP with 85 b/w or colour illustrations (4 headpieces and 81 plates). Fp (in colour): Self-Portrait. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Small bump at top of spine. Near fine. 21 x 16.2. 9780316728072

45363
GAUGUIN, Paul & SEGALEN, Victor
NOA-NOA - Séjour à Tahiti / GAUGUIN dans son dernier décor
$10.00 AUD

Editions Complexe. Bruxelles. 1994. 1st Ed., No. 23 in Le Regard Littéraire series. 124, (4) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 17.8 x 11.5. 2870272812

Reprint of the 1897 edition on Tahiti, by Paul Gauguin, and of the 1904 on Paul Gauguin, by Victor Segalen.

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

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

32379
GIBSON, Michael
PAUL GAUGUIN
$15.00 AUD

New York. 1993. Rizzoli. 1st US Ed. 128 PP with 2 b/w and 128 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 21.7. 0847817377

50799
GOLDSMITH, Jane Turner
POINCIANA
$10.00 AUD

Wakefield Press. Adelaide. 2006. Reprint of the 2006 original. VIII, 216 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 13.5. 1862546991

Novel set in New Caledonia. Search for her father during the political turmoils of the mid to late 1980s.

13155
GOLDWATER, Robert
PAUL GAUGUIN
$30.00 AUD

Harry N. Abrams. New York. 1983. Concise edition of the 1957 original. 128 PP with 57 bw illustrations and 40 plates in full colour. Fp: Self-portrait with yellow Christ, 1890. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 31 x 23.2. 0810909839

11594
GORSKY, Bernard
ISLAND AT THE END OF THE WORLD
$10.00 AUD

Rupert Hart-Davis. London. 1966. 1st English edition. Translated from the French original "La Dernière Ile" by Alan Houghton Brodrick. 171 PP, plus 44 pages with 66 colour photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped & rubbed). Some foxing. Very good. 22 x 14.5.

A year through the outposts of the French Pacific: Tahiti, Wallis, New Caledonia (Loyalty Islands, Isle of Pines).

38126
GREEN, William
THE FAR ARCHIPELAGO (in The Australian Magazine)
$10.00 AUD

Nationwide News Pty. Ltd. Sydney. 1996. Issue August 31 -September 1, 1996. Contains articles from P. 32 to 34 with 6 colour photos. Soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 20.3.

Cruising the Marquesas Islands, South Pacific, in the wake of Gauguin.

75429
GREY, Sir George
POLYNESIAN MYTHOLOGY and Ancient Traditional History of the Maori as told by their Priests and Chiefs
$15.00 AUD

Whitcombe & Tombs. Christchurch. 1956. 1st illustrated New Zealand edition of the 1855 English edition (original Maori edition of 1854). Foreword by William W. Bird. (18), 250, (2) PP with 16 b/w illustrations by Russell Clark. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, library binding, all outside edges tinted, dj (price clipped). Neat library stamp on top outside edge and verso of title page, gilt number at foot of spine, otherwise contents are near fine. 21.7 x 14.

The formation of heaven and earth, the quarrels at Hawaiiki leading to the settlement of New Zealand ...

64875
GREY, Zane
TALES OF TAHITIAN WATERS
$100.00 AUD

Derrydale Press. Lyon, Miss. USA. 1991. Deluxe, leather-bound reprint of the original in a limited edition of 2500 hand numbered copies (No. 947/2500). Special Introduction and signed by Dr.Loren Grey, son of author Zane Grey. (4), VI, 303 PP, plus 52 pages with 47 b/w illustrations (2 watercolour and 45 photos). Fp: The Zane Grey Outfit at Flower Point Camp, Vairao, Tahiti. Endpapers with photos by the author. Leather bound, raised bands on spine, gilt decoration on covers, gilt title on front cover and spine. All edges gilt. Fine (mint condition). 27 x 19.5.

45020
GUILLIN, Jean
L'ARCHIPEL DES AUSTRALES
$65.00 AUD

Editions A. Barthélemy & Le Motu. Paris. 2001. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 3 tables, colour illustrations (2 drawings, 2 plans, 8 maps, and 167 photos). Eps: sketch map of French Polynesia. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 23.3 x 17. 2879231388

Traditional society, first contacts, French colonization. Guide to each island of the Group (Maria, Rimatara, Rurutu, Tubuai, Raivavae, Rapa, & Marotiri).

55706
GUILLIN, Jean
L'ARCHIPEL DES TUAMOTU ET DES GAMBIER
$60.00 AUD

Editions A. Barthélemy & Le Motu. Paris. 2004. 1st Ed. 216 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, plans, maps, and photos). Eps: sketch map of French Polynesia. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 23.3 x 17. 287929204X

Traditional society, first contacts, French colonization. Guide to each island of these archipelagoes.

47577
HALDANE, Charlotte
TEMPEST OVER TAHITI
$25.00 AUD

Constable. London. 1963. 1st Ed. (8), 200 PP with 2 maps & 1 genealogical tree, plus 1 b/w plate (portrait of George Pritchard). Fp: Queen Pomare & the French landing at Tahiti. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, fine dj. A near fine copy. Scarce in this condition. 22.2 x 14.8.

The drama/tragedy of Queen Pomare of Tahiti, whose reign was disrupted by the colonial rivalries of two nations: Great Britain & France, fuelled by the ambitions of George Pritchard & Admiral Dupetit-Thouars.

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

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

11347
HANSON, F. Allan
RAPAN LIFEWAYS - Society and History on a Polynesian Island
$20.00 AUD

Little, Brown & Co Boston. 1970. 1st Printing. XIV, 227 PP with 2 maps, 5 tables, 6 figures & 16 b/w photos. Fp: Map of the Central Pacific. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 13.5.

Rapa in the Australs: its history, land, food, households, social relations, the village and the island community.

13141
HANSON, F. Allan
RAPA, Une île polynésienne hier et aujourd'hui
$40.00 AUD

Musée de l'Homme. Paris. 1973. 1st French edition, translated by Odette Pelloli. Publications de la Société des Océanistes series - No.33. VIII, 257 PP with 1 map, 5 tables, 6 figures, and 30 bw photos in text. Soft cover, dj. French text. Near fine. 25 x 16.

Study on the French Polynesian Island of Rapa Iti, and its inhabitants. The author, an anthropologist from the University of Kansas, lived there between December 1963 and November 1964.

31297
HANSON, F. Allan
RAPAN LIFEWAYS - Society and History on a Polynesian Island
$25.00 AUD

Waveland Press Inc. Prospect Heights, IL. 1983. Reprint of 1970 original. IX, (3), 227 PP with 2 maps, 5 tables, 6 fig. & 16 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 21.5 x 14. 0881330299

Rapa in the Australs: its history, land, food, households, social relations, the village and the island community.

75432
HANSON, F. Allan & HANSON, Louise
COUNTERPOINT IN MAORI CULTURE
$45.00 AUD

Routledge & Kegan Paul. London. 1983. 1st Ed., in the "International Library of Anthropology" series. (XII), 232, (16 publications) PP with 25 figures (diagrams, drawings, sketches, prints). Hard covers, dj. Faint foxing spots on top outside edge, otherwise a fine copy. 22.3 x 14.5. 0710095465

46568
HAOA, Virgil & CHASTEL, Patrick
L'ALLIANCE MA'OHI
$40.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2003. 1st Ed. 53, (3 publications) PP with b/w and colour illustrations by Gotz. Laminated pictorial boards. French text. Fine. 30.2 x 23.6. 2909790916

Legends, on the arrival and impact of Byron on the continent of Hawaiki Nui.

62934
HATANAKA, Sachiko & SHIBATA, Norio
REAO REPORT: A Study of the Polynesian Migration to the Eastern Tuamotus
$175.00 AUD

The University of Kanazawa. Kanazawa, Japan. 1982. 1st Ed. 430 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (figures, graphs, maps, photos), plus 1 folded map of Rea with list of place names. Soft cover. Signature of previous owner at top corner of front cover. Corners a littled bumped, o/wise near fine. 25.8 x 18.2.

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

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

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

50692
HENNINGHAM, Stephen
FRANCE AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC, A Contemporary History
$25.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. XVI, (2), 292 PP with 7 maps, photos, and tables. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on title page, dated and signed by the author. Fine. 21.5 x 14. 044423276

French presence in the region until WWII. Recent history and politics in the three French territories and in the Condominium of New Hebrides (now Vanuatu).

34708
HENRY, Teuira
TAHITI AUX TEMPS ANCIENS
$100.00 AUD

Musée de L'Homme. Paris. 1962. Reprint of the 1951 original. Publication de la Société des Océanists No. 1, translated by Bertrand Jaunez from the 1928 English edition published by the Bernice P. Bishop Museum (bulletin No. 48). Publications de la Société des Océanistes, No. 1. 672 PP. Soft cover. Tear and small pieces missing at top of spine. Ageing of paper on the outside edges. Very good. French and Maohi text. 25.2 x 16.4.

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

71231
HENRY, Teuira
TAHITI AUX TEMPS ANCIENS
$100.00 AUD

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

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

13415
HEYERDAHL, Thor
TURNING BACK TIME IN THE SOUTH SEAS (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume LXXIX, No.2, 1941)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1941. Article from P.109-136 with 1 map & 33 b/w photos. Soft cover (rubbed). Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

The return to nature on Fatu Hiva island in the Marquesas where his theories were born.

44252
HEYERDAHL, Thor
THE KON-TIKI EXPEDITION - By Raft across the South Seas
$15.00 AUD

Heron Books. London. 1970. Reprint of the 1950 UK 1st edition published by Allen & Unwin. Translated from the 1948 original Kon-Tiki Ekspedisjonen, by F. H. Lyon. (6), 236 PP, plus 15 plates with 19 b/w photos. Fp: Portrait of Thor Heyerdahl. Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt decoration on front board and spine. Head of spine lightly frayed. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 20.5 x 12.5.

Drifting on the raft Kon-Tiki, from Peru to the atoll of Raroia, Tuamotus Archipelago.

46640
HEYERDAHL, Thor
L'EXPEDITION DU KON-TIKI - Sur un Radeau à travers le Pacifique
$20.00 AUD

Editions Albin Michel. Paris. 1954. Reprint of the 1st French edition of 1951. Translated from the 1948 Norwegian original Kon-Tiki Ekspedisjonen by Marguerite Gay and Gerd de Mautort. 310, (5) PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 15 b/w plates. Fp: Map of the South Eastern Pacific. Soft cover, dj (lightly soiled). Slight ageing of paper. Very good. French text. 20.3 x 13.4.

Drifting on the raft Kon-Tiki, from Peru to the atoll of Raroia, Tuamotus archipelago.

47081
HEYERDAHL, Thor
THE KON-TIKI EXPEDITION - By Raft across the South Seas
$10.00 AUD

George Allen & Unwin. London. 1950. 3rd impression (May 1950) of the March 1950 English original. Translated from the 1948 Norwegian original "Kon-Tiki Ekspedisjonen" by F. H. Lyon. 236, (2 publications) PP, plus 18 pages with 35 b/w photos. Fp: Map of Eastern Pacific and photo of the raft. Vignette on title page. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine, top edge tinted, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket chipped and in a protective sleeve. Note on half title page. Very good. 22.3 x 14.5.

Drifting on the raft "Kon-Tiki", from Peru to the atoll of Raroia, Tuamotus archipelago.

50933
HEYERDAHL, Thor
THE KON-TIKI EXPEDITION - By Raft across the South Seas
$10.00 AUD

George Allen & Unwin. London. 1954. 21st impression of the March 1950 English original. Translated from the 1948 Norwegian original Kon-Tiki Ekspedisjonen by F. H. Lyon. 235, (4 publications) PP, plus 18 pages with 35 b/w photos. Fp: Map of Eastern Pacific and photo of the raft. Vignette on title page. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with small chips. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.3 x 14.5.

Drifting on the raft Kon-Tiki, from Peru to the atoll of Raroia, Tuamotus archipelago.

75508
HEYERDAHL, Thor
THE KON-TIKI EXPEDITION - By Raft across the South Seas
$10.00 AUD

George Allen & Unwin. London. 1959. 23rd impression (November 1959) of the March 1950 English original. Translated from the 1948 Norwegian original Kon-Tiki Ekspedisjonen by F. H. Lyon. 235 PP, plus 18 pages with 35 b/w photos. Fp: Map of Eastern Pacific and photo of the raft. Vignette on title page. Library binding, Hard cover, gilt title and number on spine. Ex library stamp on top outside edge, and sticker on verso of title page. An otherwise very good copy. 21.8 x 14.3.

Drifting on the raft Kon-Tiki, from Peru to the atoll of Raroia, Tuamotus archipelago.

44128
HEYERDAHL, Thor, COWAN, Francis, RYAN, Donald P. et al..
SPECIAL KON TIKI 1947 / 1997 (in Bulletin de la Société des Etudes Océaniennes No. 275)
$40.00 AUD

Société des Etudes Océaniennes. Papeete. 1997. No. 275, September 1997. 112 PP with 21 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 15.

Special issue published to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the voyage of the Kon Tiki raft between Peru and the Tuamotus. Kon Tiki, Polynesia and archaeology, by Donald P. Ryan. Kon Tiki and philately, by Christian Beslu...

71056
HILDER, Brett
PORTRAIT - TEORU TAU OF VAIROA, TAHITI
$250.00 AUD

No date. Original unframed signed watercolour. 26 x 20cm.

53398
HMSO
PACIFIC ISLANDS PILOT - Volume III
$25.00 AUD

Hydrographer of the Navy. Taunton, UK. 1969. Ninth edition of the 1885 original, N.P. 62. Edited by Captain S.J. HENNESSEY. 4), XV, 362 PP with tables and 40 coastal views, plus 1 folded Index to Charts, 1 colour plate (United States Buoyage System) and 13 maps. FEP: Notations of supplements and Annual Summaries of Notices to Mariners. Cloth cover. Supplement No.8-1975 by Lieutenant-Commander D. T. Watts, with 74 pages and the folded index to charts loosely inserted. Very good. 24.8 x 15.5.

Comprising the Eastern Groups, including Iles Australes, The Cook Islands, and Iles de la Société; Archipel des Tuamotu; Iles Marquises; the Line Islands and Scattered Islands near the Equator; and the Hawaiian Islands.

32599
HODEE, Père Paul
1984 TAHITI 1993 - 10 années d'éditoriaux du Semeur Tahitien
$20.00 AUD

Haere Po No Tahiti. Papeete. 1993. 1st Ed. (2), 192, (2) PP. Card cover. Fine. French text. 26.8 x 18.2. 2904171359

The author was the editor of Le Semeur Tahitien between 1984 and 1993. The magazine appeared fortnightly and was produced by the Catholics of French Polynesia.

42119
HOLLANDE, A. & C.
SI TAHITI M'ETAIT CONTE...
$40.00 AUD

Author (Imprimerie Saint-Joseph). Tarbes. 1956. 1st Ed. VIII, 183 PP, plus 16 plates with 55 b/w photos. Soft cover, dj (chipped). Signature of previous owner on FFEP. Ageing of paper, dust jacket lightly soiled, o/wise very good. French text. 24.5 x 19.2.

Includes a loosely inserted folded map of Tahiti (50cm x 61.5cm) produced by the 'Service du Cadastre' 1956.

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

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

54146
HONFFO, Sidney
SPAS DE TAHITI ET SES ILES / SPAS OF TAHITI AND HER ISLANDS
$30.00 AUD

Editions Le Motu. Papeete. 2007. 1st Ed. 65, (5) PP with colour photos by Danee Hazama. Pictorial soft cover, spiral bound. As new. French and English text (translation by Anne Rocca). 23 x 23.

49399
HORT, Dora
TAHITI: The Garden of the Pacific
$30.00 AUD

Praeger. New York. 1979. Reprint of the 1891 original, in the Praeger Scholarly Reprints series. Introduction by C. Hartley Grattan. X, 352 PP with head and tail pieces. Fp: Portraits of Queen Pomare and of Ariifaite. Cloth cover, gilt title on black vignette on spine. Faint foxing. Near fine. Image shows the title-page and frontispiece of the original edition. 21.5 x 15.

47248
HOUNKPATIN, Lucien, DUNIS, Serge, GRAND, Simone et al.
RENCONTRE DES MONDES. Expressions culturelles et questions identitaires: Pratiques et Théories
$30.00 AUD

Haere Po / A.F.A.R.E.P.. Papeete. 2003. 1st Ed. 126, (2) PP with 12 tables. 1 erratum inserted page 69. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 15. 2904171554

7 papers on health problems in French Polynesia, presented at the seminar of 27 October 2001 by members of Association de Formation d'Action et de Recherche en Polynésie.

57662
HOWARD, Alan (editor)
POLYNESIA: Readings on a Culture Area
$15.00 AUD

Chandler. Scranton, USA. 1971. 1st Ed. XVI, 336 PP with 1 map on double page, tables, diagrams and figures. Pictorial soft cover. Covers slightly rubbed, spine sunned. Light foxing. Very good. 22.8 x 15.3. 0810203723

Polynesian ceremonial gift exchanges, by Ian Hogbin. Differentiation by adaptation in Polynesian societies, by Marshall D. Sahlins. Man and supernaturals on Bellona Island, by Torben Monberg... Ma'ohi drinking pattern in the Society Islands, by Robert I. Levy.

14722
HOWARTH, David
TAHITI - A PARADISE LOST
$10.00 AUD

Harvill Press. London. 1983. 1st UK Ed. 226 PP with 13 b/w illust. Eps: Chart of the world showing all the discoveries of Captain Cook. Hard cover, dj. Remainder mark on bottom outside edge, o/wise fine. 23.2 x 15. 000262804X

The destruction of a paradise in the quest for knowledge (transit of Venus...) and in the name of dogma (missionaries of various faiths...)

33283
HOWARTH, David
TAHITI - A PARADISE LOST
$20.00 AUD

The Viking Press. New York. 1984. 1st US Ed. 226 PP with 13 b/w illust. Eps: Chart of the world showing all the discoveries of Captain Cook. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 23.6 x 16. 067069052X

The destruction of a paradise in the quest for knowledge (transit of Venus...) and in the name of dogma (missionaries of various faiths...)

55756
HUFFER, Elise & SAURA, Bruno (editors)
TAHITI, Regards Intérieurs
$40.00 AUD

Institute of Pacific Studies, USP. Suva. 2006. 1st Ed. X, 235 PP with 3 figures. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 9789820203815

11 texts by: Tamatoa Bambridge, Flora Devatine, Louise Peltzer ...

52713
HUGUENIN, Paul
RAIATEA LA SACREE
$50.00 AUD

Editions Haere Po. Papeete. 2007. 3rd facsimile edition of 1902 original. 259, (2) PP with 64 b/w text illustrations, plus 24 colour (3 of them large folded) and 34 b/w illustrations on full page. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.6 x 15. 2904171142

A serious study after a stay between 1896 and 1899, by a Swiss teacher and artist on the island of Raïatea.

50818
HUNAULT, Claudine
HERETU ET LES YEUX DE LA NUIT
$25.00 AUD

L' Harmattan. Paris. 2005. 1st Ed., in Jeunesse l'Harmattan series. 46, (4) PP with b/w illustrations by Claudine Malraison. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747597431

Children's tale set in the Marquesas.

47579
ILARI, Noël
SECRETS TAHITIENS. Journal d'un Popaa Farani (1934-1973)
$35.00 AUD

Nouvelles Editions Debresse. Paris. 1978. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 1 map on double page, plus 2 plates with 14 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing. Near fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5.

Moved to French Polynesia in 1934. Works in the Austral Islands, the Southern Tuamotus (including Moruroa in 1938). WWII in Indochina (being for Vichy and legality). Return to Tahiti in 1947...

47955
INSTITUT D'EMISSION D'OUTRE-MER
LA BALANCE DES PAIEMENTS DE LA POLYNESIE FRANCAISE - Rapport Annuel 1999
$20.00 AUD

Institut d'Emission d'Outre-Mer / Banque de France. Paris. 2000. 1st Ed. 19, (4 annexes) PP with 1 diagram, 2 graphs and 7 tables. Soft cover, spiral bound. French text. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

Balance of Payments for French Polynesia in 1999.

48033
INSTITUT D'EMISSION D'OUTRE-MER
PRESENTATION GENERALE - Rapport Annuel 1993
$60.00 AUD

IEOM. Paris. 1994. Yearly publication. 100 PP with 1 map on double page, graphs and tables. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.6 x 21.

The 1993 Annual Report of the Central Bank of the French Overseas Territories.

55414
INSTITUT D'EMISSION D'OUTRE-MER
LA POLYNESIE FRANCAISE - Rapport Annuel 2007
$50.00 AUD

Institut d'Emission d'Outre-Mer. Papeete. 2008. 1st Ed. 198 PP with graphs and tables, plus 1 map in colour, 1 folded map in colour and 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 23.7 x 16.

Annual report for 2007: Population, Economy, Salaries, Welfare ... Industry... Budget.

56575
INSTITUT D'EMISSION D'OUTRE-MER
LA POLYNESIE FRANCAISE - Rapport Annuel 2005
$50.00 AUD

IEOM. Papeete. 2006. 1st Ed. 210 PP with graphs & tables, plus 1 folded map in colour & 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. New. French text. 23.7 x 16.

Annual report for 2005: Population, Economy, Salaries, Welfare ... Industry .. Budget.

60403
INSTITUT D'EMISSION D'OUTRE-MER
LA POLYNESIE FRANCAISE - Rapport Annuel 2010
$75.00 AUD

Institut d'Emission d'Outre-Mer. Papeete. 2011. 1st Ed. 205, (3) PP with graphs and tables, plus 1 map in colour, 1 folded map in colour and 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 23.7 x 16.

Annual report for 2010: Population, Economy, Salaries, Welfare ... Industry... Budget.

61798
INSTITUT D'EMISSION D'OUTRE-MER
LA POLYNESIE FRANCAISE - Rapport Annuel 2011
$75.00 AUD

Institut d'Emission d'Outre-Mer. Papeete. 2012. 1st Ed., (June 2012). 206 PP with graphs and tables, plus 1 map in colour, 1 folded map in colour and 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 23.7 x 16.

Annual report for 2011: Population, Economy, Salaries, Welfare ... Industry... Budget.

63580
INSTITUT D'EMISSION D'OUTRE-MER
LA POLYNESIE FRANCAISE - Rapport Annuel 2012
$75.00 AUD

Institut d'Emission d'Outre-Mer. Papeete. 2013. June 2013 edition. 206 PP with graphs and tables, plus 1 map in colour, 1 folded map in colour and 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 23.7 x 16.

Annual report for 2012: Population, Economy, Salaries, Welfare ... Industry... Budget.

65284
INSTITUT D'EMISSION D'OUTRE-MER
LA POLYNESIE FRANCAISE - Rapport Annuel 2013
$75.00 AUD

Institut d'Emission d'Outre-Mer. Papeete. 2014. June 2014 edition. 194, (2) PP with graphs and tables, plus 1 map in colour, 1 folded map in colour and 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 23.7 x 16.

Annual report for 2013: Population, Economy, Salaries, Welfare ... Industry... Budget.

52854
INSTITUT D'EMISSION DES DEPARTEMENTS D'OUTRE-MER
LE TOURISME DANS LES DOM-TOM
$10.00 AUD

Institut d' Emission des Départements d'Outre-Mer & Institut d'Emission d'Outre-Mer. Paris. 1993. 1st Ed., August 1993. (4), VIII, (2), 550 PP with 2 maps, and hundreds of graphs & tables, plus 8 pages with 13 colour photos. Pictorial soft covers with a few small creases, o/wise near fine. French text. 29.8 x 20.8.

Tourism in the French Overseas Departments (Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, & Réunion), Collectivities (Saint Pierre et Miquelon, Mayotte) and Territories (French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Wallis & Futuna).

58907
INSTITUTE FOR POLYNESIAN STUDIES
PACIFIC STUDIES (a journal devoted to the study of the Pacific - its islands and adjacent countries) - Volume 17, No. 1
$15.00 AUD

The Institute for Polynesian Studies / Brigham Young University - Hawaii. Laie, Hawaii. 1994. March 1994. VI, 188, (6) PP. Edited by Dale B. ROBERTSON & Gloria CRONIN. Soft cover. Foxing. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.2.

The domestication of Catholicism on Tobi, by Peter W. Black. The decision to Lotu: new perspectives from Whaling Records on the sources and spread of Christianity in Samoa, by Rhys Richards...

58908
INSTITUTE FOR POLYNESIAN STUDIES
PACIFIC STUDIES (a journal devoted to the study of the Pacific - its islands and adjacent countries) - Volume 17, No. 2
$15.00 AUD

The Institute for Polynesian Studies / Brigham Young University. Laie, Hawaii. 1994. June 1994. VI, 171, (7) PP. Edited by Dale B. ROBERTSON & Gloria CRONIN. Soft cover. Foxing. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.2.

Secret sharers: Indigenous beachcombers in the Pacific Islands, by David A. Chappell. ... Rapanui Images, by Grant McCall. ...

58909
INSTITUTE FOR POLYNESIAN STUDIES
PACIFIC STUDIES (a multidisciplinary journal devoted to the peoples the Pacific islands) - Volume 19, No. 1
$15.00 AUD

The Institute for Polynesian Studies / Brigham Young University. Laie, Hawaii. 1996. March 1996. VI, 208, (2) PP. Edited by Dale B. ROBERTSON & Gloria CRONIN. Soft cover. Foxing. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.2.

Land tenure and hierarchies in Eastern Melanesia, by Jean Guiart. ...

45081
JACQUEMIN, Sylviane
RAO - POLYNESIES
$25.00 AUD

Parenthèses / Réunion des Musées Nationaux. Marseille. 1992. 1st Ed., in Collection Arts Témoins. 78 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 16.5. 2863645013

Catalogue of an exhibition held in 1992/1993 at the Musée des Arts d'Afrique et d'Océanie. Artefacts brought back during voyages of discovery by European explorers to the Pacific Islands.

42840
JAHAN, Chrystelle
LE TEMPS D'UN HEIVA
$70.00 AUD

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

48984
JAUSSEN, Tepano
GRAMMAIRE & DICTIONNAIRE DE LA LANGUE TAHITIENNE
$90.00 AUD

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

Dictionary Tahitian/French (pages 65 to 152). Dictionary French/Tahitian (pages 153 to 336).

52227
JOYAU, Marc
LE JURISTE ET LA TORTUE. Plongée dans les eaux troubles du droit polynésien
$25.00 AUD

Le Editions de Tahiti. Papeete. 2005. 1st Ed. 172 PP with b/w illustrations by the author. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 12.3. 2907776288

54148
JULLIEN-PARA, Sylvie
MADAME BOBBY. Pionnière du tourisme en Polynésie Française 1934-1976
$50.00 AUD

Editions Le Motu. Papeete. 2007. 1st Ed. Preface by Christa Winkelstroeter Teihotu. 184 PP with 2 newspaper clippings, 6 pages of manuscripts illustrated in colour by Wolfgang Wolf (in facsimile), and 64 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 23 x 16.5. 9782915105445

51797
KAKOU, Serge
TAHITI 1904-1921 - Lucien Gauthier, Photographe
$80.00 AUD

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

20261
KANE, Herb Kawainui
VOYAGERS
$40.00 AUD

Whalesong, Inc. Bellevue, Wa., USA. 1991. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 2 maps and over 150 bw and colour illust. by the author. Fp: Ka'anapali 200 years ago. Pictorial card covers. Fine (as new condition). Oblong: 21.5 X 27.8. 0962709514

Polynesian voyagers, European explorers, fur traders, whalers, missionaries...

12562
KAY, Robert F.
TAHITI & FRENCH POLYNESIA, A Travel Survival Kit
$10.00 AUD

Lonely Planet. Melbourne. 1992. 3rd Ed. 205 PP plus 4 pages adverts. with maps & photos. Pict. card cover. Fine. 18.5 x 12.7. 0864421435

Brief history and facts for the visitor.

58495
KEEN, Grahame
ATOLL - A Bulletin for Schools (D)
$15.00 AUD

School Publications Branch, Department of Education. Wellington. 1976. 1st Ed. 48 PP with b/w photos by Marti Friedlander. Inside back cover: Location map for the Tokelau Islands and map of Fakaofo. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.5.

52499
KELLUM-OTTINO, Marimari
ARCHEOLOGIE D'UNE VALLEE DES ILES MARQUISES - Evolution des structures de l'habitat à Hane, Ua Huka
$120.00 AUD

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

Archaeology in the valley of Hane, Island of Ua Huka, Marquesas Islands.

19876
KERDILES, Chantal
ITINERAIRE POLYNESIEN
$40.00 AUD

Scoop. Papeete. 1998. Reprint of the 1995 original. 317 PP with 3 pages of Reo Ma'ohi terms. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 22.5 x 15. 2909790673

Life in the Tuamotus where the author, a radio journalist who had lost her voice was cured by a Tahitian healer, settled and lived there for 6 years.

33105
KERDILES, Chantal
VOYANCE SOUS LES TROPIQUES
$35.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 1997. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 2 pages of Reo Ma'ohi words. Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine. 18.5 x 12.5. 2909790657

Thriller set in French Polynesia.

49244
KERDILES, Chantal
CHIENS D'ATOLLS & Autres Nouvelles Polynésiennes
$45.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2000. 2nd printing of the 1997 original. 184 PP with 10 tail pieces, and 3 pages of Reo Ma'ohi words. Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 12.5. 2909790630

Short stories set in French Polynesia.

59175
KIRKORIAN, Christine
TAHIZEA - Perles de Culture de Tahiti
$15.00 AUD

Pearl Design. Papeete. 2006. 1st Ed. 28 PP with 9 colour photos and 49 photos of jewels by Andrey Bronnikov & Pierre Nicou. Soft cover. Text in French and English. Fine. 23 x 19.5.

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.

33650
KONCZAK, V.
LES FLEURS DE TAHITI / FLOWERS OF TAHITI - Volume 2
$20.00 AUD

Pacific Promotion Tahiti. Papeete. c. 1996. 1st Ed. 52 PP with 122 colour photos by A & T Sylvain. Pictorial soft cover. French and English text. Fine. 24.5 x 17. 291122809X

Flowers of Tahiti and her islands.

33652
KONCZAK, V.
LES POISSONS DE TAHITI / THE FISHES OF TAHITI - Volume 1
$20.00 AUD

Pacific Promotion Tahiti. Papeete. c. 1995. 1st Ed. 44 PP with 68 colour photos by Daniel Pardon. Pictorial soft cover. French and English text. Fine. 24.5 x 17. 2911228065

60460
KONCZAK, V.
LES POISSONS DE TAHITI / THE FISHES OF TAHITI - Volume 1
$20.00 AUD

Pacific Promotion Tahiti. Papeete. 2006. New edition. 44 PP with 68 colour photos by Daniel Pardon. Pictorial soft cover. French and English text. Fine. 24.5 x 17. 2911228065

53254
LACABANNE, Sonia
LES PREMIERS ROMANS POLYNESIENS. Naissance d'une Littérature de langue Anglaise 1948-1983
$40.00 AUD

Musée de l' Homme. Paris. 1992. 1st Ed. Publication de la Société des Océanistes, No. 43. 170, (8) PP. Soft cover, dj. French text. Near fine. 25 x 16.5.

42976
LACOUTURE, Jean, & BARBIERI, Gian Paolo
TAHITI SYLVAIN
$40.00 AUD

Taschen. Köln. 2001. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w and colour photos. Eps: Hibiscus. Laminated boards, dj. Rubs around edges of some pages where publisher glue has stuck the pages together, not affecting the photos, o/wise near fine. English text, with French translation (pages 145 to 152) and German translation (pages 152 to 159). 3822860530

Splendid photographs of Tahiti, and the other islands of French Polynesia.

56245
LAUDON, Paule
C'ETAIT HIER AUTOUR DE L' HOTEL TAHITI / THE HOTEL TAHITI... ONCE UPON A TIME
$65.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2008. 1st Ed. 150, (2) PP with b/w photos. Pictorial boards, dj. French and English text. Fine. 30 x 24. 9782909790206

56967
LAUREY, Nuihau
ENERGIES RENOUVELABLES. Plaidoyer pour une Véritable Politique de l'Energie en Polynésie Française
$55.00 AUD

Au Vent des îles. Papeete. 2009. 1st Ed. 308, (2) PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 13. 9782915654592

On renewable energy for French Polynesia.

40659
LAUX, Claire
LES THEOCRATIES MISSIONNAIRES EN POLYNESIE (Tahiti, Hawaii, Cook, Tonga, Gambier, Wallis et Futuna) AU XIXe SIECLE - Des Cités de Dieu dans les Mers du Sud?
$35.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 2000. 1st Ed., in Collection Mondes Océaniens. 382, (2 publications) PP with 9 maps. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738496733

Theocracy and Polynesia during the 19th century.

12622
LAVONDES, Anne
TRADITIONAL ART OF TAHITI
$20.00 AUD

Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1979. Reprint of the 1968 French original Art Ancien de Tahiti. Dossier No. 1 in the Dossiers Tahitien series. 32 PP with 36 b/w illustrartions with caption in French and English. Fine. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19 x 14.

Religions & gods, useful instruments...

52311
LAZARD, Gilbert & PELTZER, Louise
STRUCTURE DE LA LANGUE TAHITIENNE
$50.00 AUD

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

59569
LEBEGUE, Sébastien
KA'OHA NUI - Carnet de voyage aux Îles Marquises
$100.00 AUD

Au Vent des îles. Papeete. 2010. 1st Ed. No pagination, 360 PP with b/w sketches and colour illustrations (9 of them on large folded plates). Cloth cover, dj. French text. Fine. Oblong: 23 x 23.6. 9782915654615

Marquesas Islands as seen by the Artist (watercolourist) between 12 October and 29th November 2007.

46846
LEBLOND, Marius
LES GRANDES HEURES DES ILES ET DES MERS FRANCAISES
$30.00 AUD

Editions Colbert. Paris. 1949. 1st Ed. 334, (2) PP, plus 12 plates with 14 duotone illustrations. Fp: portraits of De Flaccourt, La Bourdonnais, Bouvet and Courbet. Pictorial soft cover. Pages uncut. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. French text. 19.2 x 14.2..

West Indies. Madagascar. Mauritius, La Reunion, les Seychelles. French Oceania.

58865
LECA, Antoine & GILLE, Bernard
HISTOIRE DES INSTITUTIONS DE L'OCEANIE FRANCAISE: Polynésie - Nouvelle-Calédonie - Wallis & Futuna
$40.00 AUD

l'Harmattan. Paris. 2009. 1st Ed., in the Monde Océaniens series. Foreword by Paul De Deckker. 303, (2) PP. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 15.5. 9782296092341

45362
LEFEVRE, Françoise
LA CUISINE TAHITIENNE
$15.00 AUD

Editions Orphie. Sainte Clotilde, Ile de la Réunion. 2002. 1st Ed. in the "Savoir Cuisiner" series. 94 PP with colour photos. Laminated pictorial boards. French text. Near fine. 20.8 x 10.5. 2877631494

Recipes on Tahitian cooking, by Françoise Lefèvre, and Pascal, chef of "Le Cocotier", Maharepa, Moorea.

11331
LEMAITRE, Yves
LEXIQUE DU TAHITIEN CONTEMPORAIN. Tahitien-français / Français-tahitien
$20.00 AUD

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

French-Maohi and Maohi-French lexicon.

44462
LEMAITRE, Yves
LEXIQUE DU TAHITIEN CONTEMPORAIN - Tahitien / Français Français / Tahitien
$20.00 AUD

Editions de l'IRD (ex Orstom). Paris. 2000. Reprint of the 1995 edition (original of 1973). 205, (3) PP. Soft cover. As new. French & Maohi text. 20.7 x 13.5. 2709912473

French-Maohi and Maohi-French lexicon.

33620
LEVY, Robert I.
TAHITIANS - Mind and Experience in the Society Islands
$5.00 AUD

University of Chicago Press. Chicago. 1976. 2nd paperback edition of the 1973 original. XXVIII, 547 PP with 4 b/w illustrations by Pierre Heyman and 1 map on double page. Pictorial card cover a little rubbed and with small creases. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.8 x 15. 0226476057

The attitudes and experiences concerning children, childhood, marriage, sex, religion, dreams, ...

17067
LEWIS, David
HOKULE`A FOLLOWS THE STARS TO TAHITI (in National Geographic Magazine)
$5.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1976. Volume 150, No 4, October 1976. Article from P. 512 to 537 with 1 map and 20 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. 25.4 x 17.5.

Hokule`a voyage to Tahiti. Traditional navigation of the Polynesians.

65262
LEWON, Michèle
DE TAHITI A SHANGHAI: dans le Sillage des TUPUNA - d'après le Journal de Bord de Hiria Ottino
$80.00 AUD

Haere Po. Papeete. 2012. 1st Ed. Preface by Keitapu Maamaatuaiahutapu. 126, (2) PP with 1 map, sketch plans of 'O Tahiti Nui Freedom", and 150 colour photos by Hiria Ottino. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.7. 9791090158078

On the tracks of the first Austronesians: Tahiti, Cook Islands, Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomons, New Britain, Palau, Philippines, China.

13135
LEXTREYT, Michel & MONNIER, Louis
NUKU-HIVA, Une Ile Haute des Marquises
$30.00 AUD

CTRDP. Papeete. 1996. Reprint. No. 1 in the series Technologies Nouvelles et Géographie des Iles. 39 PP b/w & colour illust. in text plus 12 colour slides at rear. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 22.5 x 18.8 2910607038

On the use of satellites to understand land, soil, & urbanization in the Marquesas islands.

55738
LINTILHAC, Dr. Jean-Paul
BLACK PEARLS OF TAHITI
$70.00 AUD

Royal Tahitian Pearl Book. Papeete. 1987. 1st English edition translated from the French original by Jean L. Sherman. 110 PP with b/w & colour illustrations (colour photos by Alain Durand). Eps: Black pearls on mesh background. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 30.5 x 24.7. 2950202411

History of the pearl oysters and pearls of Polynesia. A lavishly illustrated book.

73709
LINTILHAC, Dr. Jean-Paul
LES PERLES NOIRES DE TAHITI
$150.00 AUD

South Pacific Publishing. Papeete. 1985. 1st editio of 5000 copies. Preface by Alexandre Leontieff. 109, (4) PP with b/w & colour illustrations (colour photos by Alain Durand). Eps: Black pearls on mesh background. Pictorial laminated boards, illustrated slipcase. Folded flyer "Tahiti Perles Center" and a 20 page "Le guide de l'Amateur de Perles Noires Polynésiennes", loosly inserted. Dedicatory note to previous owner on title page signed by the author. French text. Fine (as new condition). 31.2 x 24.7.

History of the pearl oysters and pearls of Polynesia. A lavishly illustrated book.

45035
LITTERAMA'OHI
OU SOMMES - NOUS ? (Ramées de Littérature Polynésienne - Te Hotu Ma'ohi No. 3)
$50.00 AUD

Littérama'ohi. Papeete. 2003. Issue No. 3, April 2003, edition limited to 600 copies. 212 PP with 1 b/w photo. Soft cover, illustration on rear cover. Near fine. English, French and Maohi texts. 21 x 15.

Literature in Tahiti: short stories, poems, novels.. Tahiti beloved and forbidden, by Marie-Claude Teissier-Langdraf.

51166
LITTERAMA'OHI
AU VENT DU TAUI (Ramées de Littérature Polynésienne - Te Hotu Ma'ohi) No. 7
$50.00 AUD

Editions Te Ite. Papeete. 2005. Issue No. 7., October 2005, edition limited to 600 copies. 178 PP with 5 b/w photos. Soft cover, colour illustration on rear cover. Near fine. French and Maohi texts. 21 x 15.

Literature in Tahiti after the change of government : short stories, poems, novels..

51168
LITTERAMA'OHI
DIVERSITE CULTURELLE ET FRANCOPHONIE (Ramées de Littérature Polynésienne - Te Hotu Ma'ohi, Nos. 9, 10 & 11, 3 parts)
$150.00 AUD

Editions Te Ite. Papeete. 2006. Issue Nos 9, 10 & 11, May 2006, edition limited to 600 copies. No 9: 165 PP. No. 10: 171 PP. No. 11: 178 PP. Soft cover, illustration on rear cover. Near fine. English, French and Maohi texts. 21 x 15.

Cultural diversity and Francophonie.

52714
LITTERAMA'OHI
LES REO MA'OHI: intérêt, statut, usage, place dans la société contemporaine (Ramées de Littérature Polynésienne - Te Hotu Ma'ohi No. 13)
$55.00 AUD

Editions Te Ite. Papeete. 2007. Issue No. 13, April 2007, edition limited to 600 copies. 184 PP. Soft cover, illustration on rear cover. Near fine. French and Maohi texts. 21 x 15.

On the use and utility of the Mao'hi languages spoken in French Polynesia.

53923
LITTERAMA'OHI
LIRE EN POLYNESIE (Ramées de Littérature Polynésienne - Te Hotu Ma'ohi No. 12)
$55.00 AUD

Editions Te Ite. Papeete. 2006. Issue No. 12, November 2006, edition limited to 500 copies. 112 PP. Soft cover, illustration on rear cover. Near fine. French and Maohi texts. 21 x 15.

55700
LITTERAMA'OHI
PATRIMOINE EN DANGER (Ramées de Littérature Polynésienne - Te Hotu Ma'ohi No. 14)
$55.00 AUD

Editions Tahiti Iti Papeete. 2008. Issue No. 14, Decembre 2007, edition limited to 600 copies. 190 PP. Soft cover, colour illustration inside rear cover. Near fine. French and Maohi texts. 21 x 15. 9782916411100

Heritage in French Polynesia.

57224
LITTERAMA'OHI
LITTERATURE ET POLITIQUE (Ramées de Littérature Polynésienne - Te Hotu Ma'ohi No. 15)
$55.00 AUD

Editions Tahiti Iti. Papeete. 2008. Issue No. 15, November 2008. Edition limited to 600 copies. 118 PP. Soft cover, b/w illustration inside rear cover. Neear fine. French and Maohi texts. 21 x 15. 9782916411100

Literature and Politics in French Polynesia.

57225
LITTERAMA'OHI
HISTOIRE, MEMOIRE DE L'OUBLI (Ramées de Littérature Polynésienne - Te Hotu Ma'ohi No. 16)
$55.00 AUD

Editions Tahiti Iti. Papeete. 2009. Issue No. 16, June 2009. Edition limited to 600 copies. 142 PP. Soft cover, colour illustration inside rear cover. Near fine. French and Maohi texts. 21 x 15. 9782916411100

History, in French Polynesia.

59359
LITTERAMA'OHI
E HIRO E (Ramées de Littérature Polynésienne - Te Hotu Ma'ohi No. 18)
$55.00 AUD

Editions Tahiti Iti. Papeete. 2010. Issue No. 18, October 2010. Edition limited to 600 copies. Edited by Chantal T. SPITZ, et al. 152 PP with 20 b/w illustrations. Inside rear cover: 'Orero. Soft cover. Near fine. French and Maohi texts. 21 x 15. 9782916411100

62805
LITTERAMA'OHI
PINA'INA'I / écho de l'esprit et des corps (in Ramées de Littérature Polynésienne - Te Hotu Ma'ohi, No. 20)
$55.00 AUD

Editions Tahiti Iti. Papeete. 2012. Issue No. 20, June 2012. Edition limited to 600 copies. Edited by Chantal T. SPITZ, et al. 136 PP with b/w ilustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. French and Maohi texts. Near fine. 21 x 15. 9782916411100

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

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

11656
LONDON, Jack
SOUTH SEA TALES
$15.00 AUD

World Publishing. Cleveland. 1946. Reprint in the Tower Books edition of the 1909 original. 327 PP. Cloth cover, dust jacket is repaired and pasted down on stiff paper. Ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 21 x 14.

8 tales set in Hikueru (Tuamotus), Fiji, Solomons, Samoa ...

42350
LOTI, Pierre
THE MARRIAGE OF LOTI (Rarahu)
$35.00 AUD

T. Werner Laurie Ltd. London. 1929. Reprint of the 1925 edition, translated by Clara Bell. 217, (5 publications) PP. Fp (in colour): The reef. Cloth cover, title on a vignette on spine. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Light foxing, o/wise a near fine copy. 23 x 15.5.

The love affair between a beautiful island girl & the French naval officer, Julien Marie Viaud.

45001
LY, Jimmy M.
ADIEU L'ETANG AUX CHEVRETTES - Tsai Tsien Xia Gong Tan
$35.00 AUD

Editions Te Ite. Papeete. 2003. 1st Ed. 172 PP. Illustrated soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 15. 2951879415

The Chinese community of French Polynesia.

56244
MAKE (dit Tepua), Alfred & GHASARIAN, Christian
LEGENDES DE RAPA
$60.00 AUD

Au Vent des Îles. Papeete. 2008. 1st Ed. Introduction by Christian Ghasarian. 75, (3 publications) PP with colour illustrations (1 photo, 2 maps and 11 paintings by Ana Palma). Laminated pictorial boards. French and Ma'ohi text. Fine. 24.7 x 19.5. 9782915654400

12 legends of RAPA ITI transcribed by Rosine Temahotoa-Oitokaia.

75451
MAKIHARA, Miki & SCHIEFFELIN, Bambi B. (editors)
CONSEQUENCES OF CONTACT: Languages Ideologies and Sociocultural Transformations in Pacific Societies
$20.00 AUD

Oxford University Press, Inc. New York. 2007. 1st Ed. (10), 234 PP with 1 map on double page and tables. Illustrated stiff covers. Fine (as new condition). 23.3 x 15.5. 9780195324983

10 papers. Linguistic Path to Urban Self in Postcolonial Solomon Islands, by Christine Jourdan. ... To tangle or not to tangle: shifting Language Ideologies and the Socialization of charabia in the Marquesas, by Kathleen C. Riley.

47333
MALKUS, Alida Sims
EASTWARD SWEEPS THE CURRENT. A Saga of the Polynesian Seafarers
$20.00 AUD

Junior Literary Guild / John C. Winston. New York. 1937. 1st Ed. XX, 394 PP with 83 illustrations by Dan Sweeney. Fp: The Anuanua, Polynesian Vaa-motu. Title page: sculptured head of a Mayan Maize Goddess. Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean. Cloth cover, device and title on front cover and spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips, o/wise near fine. 22 x 15.5.

A story of adventures in unknown waters to unknown lands in the years before Columbus. For young people.

12588
MANNERING, Douglas
THE LIFE AND WORKS OF GAUGUIN
$10.00 AUD

Parragon. London. 1994. 1st UK Ed. 79 PP with a compilation of works from the Bridgeman Art Library. Text by Douglas Mannering. Pict. laminated boards, dj. Fine. 21 x 20. 1858135265

Contains a good selection of Gauguin's works held in various galleries around the world.

49265
MARAEA, Edith & CIMERMAN, Corinne
TE PAUMA A TAAROANUI
$30.00 AUD

Editions Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2004. 1st Ed. No pagination, 16 PP with colour illustrations by Corinne Cimerman. Pictorial laminated boards. Reo Maohi & French text. Fine. 20.5 x 20.5. 2909790347

Legend.

49124
MARDEN, Luis
TAHITI, Finest Island in the World (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 122, No. 1, 1962)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1962. Volume 122, No. 1, July 1962. Contains article between P.1 and 47 with 3 maps and 53 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Spine lightly rubbed. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

42084
MARIELLO, Philippe
NOS DEPARTEMENTS ET TERRITOIRES D'OUTRE-MER, en questions-réponses
$30.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 2001. 1st Ed. 204, (3) PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Light foxing on top outside edges, o/wise fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747513815

Questions and answers, on France's overseas departments and territories.

11715
MARTIN, Captain Henry Byam
THE POLYNESIAN JOURNAL OF CAPTAIN HENRY BYAM MARTIN, R.N, In Command of HMS GRAMPUS - 50 Guns at Hawaii and on station in Tahiti and the Society Islands August 1846 to August 1847
$10.00 AUD

Australian National University. Canberra. 1981. 1st Australian edition. Foreword by Nigel Davies. 192 PP with 1 map, over 36 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 20 colour paintings by author. Fp: portrait of Captain Martin. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0708116094

The sojourn of one year (the fatal one), in which the French subjugated the Tahitians by bloody force and made the island a protectorate of France.

32428
MARTIN, Captain Henry Byam
THE POLYNESIAN JOURNAL OF CAPTAIN HENRY BYAM MARTIN, R.N., in Command of HMS GRAMPUS - 50 guns at Hawaii and on station in Tahiti and the Society Islands August 1846 to August 1847
$15.00 AUD

Peabody Museum of Salem. Salem, Massachusetts. 1981. 1st US Ed. 192 PP with 1 map, over 36 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 20 colour paintings by author. Fp: portrait of Captain Martin. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dust jacket is a little rubbed and has a few small nicks, o/wise a near fine copy. 23.5 x 15.5. 0875770606

The sojourn of one year (the fatal one), in which the French subjugated the Tahitians by bloody force and made the island a protectorate of France.

34077
MATHEY, Bernard & ZUPANCIC, Gilles
SAVEURS D'UN COCKTAIL POLYNESIEN - Cocktails du Fenua en 48 recettes
$50.00 AUD

Ministère de l'Economie. Papeete. c. 1997. 1st Ed. 60 PP with over 70 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine. 28 x 21.

48 recipes using local fruit for cocktails in Tahiti.

53195
MAURY, Dominique & ROULEAU, Hinarai
TAHITI MOOREA - Le tour de l'île
$20.00 AUD

Editions Avant et Après. Papeete. 2006. 1st Ed. 139, (3) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Inside frond cover: folded map of Tahiti. Inside back cover: folded map of Moorea. Pictorial stiff covers. French text. Near fine. 21 x 12.2. 2907716255

The traditional or colonial houses of Tahiti.

75600
McCALL, Grant
RAPANUI, Tradition and Survival on Easter Island
$30.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1994. 2nd edition of the 1981 original, 1st paperback printing. 205, (2) PP with b/w illustrations: 2 maps "Peopling of the Pacific" & "Physical and Cultural map of Rapa Nui", and 19 photos. Fp: An Easter Islander, 1853. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (as new condition). 21.5 x 14. 9781863736688

Ancient days - trade, slavery and colonialism ...

58508
MCEWEN, J.M. & MACPHERSON, C.
UNDERSTANDING SAMOANS
$10.00 AUD

Vocational Training Council / A. R. Shearer, Government Printer. Wellington. 1975. 1st Ed. No. 2, by Polynesian Advisory Committee series. 17 PP. Soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8.

34739
MELVILLE, Herman
TYPEE
$10.00 AUD

Heron Books. London. 1968. Reprint from the 2nd English edition of 1846. Introduction and notes by Milton R. Stern. XXX, 268 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Herman Melville, 1819-1891. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt decorated front cover and spine, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 20.7 x 12.5.

Whaling, jumping ship in the Marquesas, living with the cannibals in the valley of Typee Vai on Nuku Hiva.

60891
MENDANA Y NEIRA, Alvaro & DE QUIROS, Pedro Fernandez
Enveloppe Premier Jour d'Emission: DECOUVERTE DES ILES MARQUISES
$15.00 AUD

Office des Postes et Télécommunications. Papeete. 1995. First Day Cover with franking stamp "400e Anniversaire de la Découverte des Iles Marquises" dated Papeete 21 Juillet 1995. Envelope with illustration by Pascal Beaudet, and his two commemorative stamps of 161 and 195 CFP Francs. Includes the "circular letter of 07/95", in French and English. Fine. Oblong: 12 x 17.5.

51861
MILLEDROGUES, Lucie, PIGEON, Ségolène & VICENTE, Catherine
TAHITI, Polynésie Française - GEOGUIDE 2007
$30.00 AUD

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

34074
MINISTERE DE L'AGRICULTURE
SAVEURS D'UNE RECOLTE POLYNESIENNE - Légumes du Fenua en 48 recettes
$50.00 AUD

Service de l'Economie Rurale. Papeete. c. 1998. 1st Ed. 60 PP with 2 tables and 50 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine. 28 x 21.

48 recipes using vegetables from Tahiti.

75217
MOOREHEAD, Alan
THE FATAL IMPACT, An Account of the Invasion of the South Pacific 1767-1840
$10.00 AUD

Penguin Books. London. 1968. 1st Paperback edition. 283 PP with 5 maps, plus 16 pages with 25 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers with light wear, a little foxing or ageing of paper, o/wise a very good clean copy. 18 x 11.

Tragic story of a great adventure which turned sour when good intentions led to disaster, corruption and annihilation.

75245
MOOREHEAD, Alan
THE FATAL IMPACT, An Account of the Invasion of the South Pacific 1767-1840
$5.00 AUD

Penguin Books. London. 1975. 3rd reprint of the 1968 paperback edition. 283, (4 publications) PP with 5 maps, plus 16 pages with 25 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers with light wear, foxing and ageing of paper, o/wise a very good copy. 18 x 11.

Tragic story of a great adventure which turned sour when good intentions led to disaster, corruption and annihilation.

56071
MORTON, Harry
THE WHALE'S WAKE
$40.00 AUD

University of Otago Press. Dunedin. 1982. 1st Ed. 396 PP with tail pieces by Peggy Morton, plus 40 pages with 108 b/w illustrations. FEP: Australasia whaling grounds. REP: Whaling harbours & shore station locations of New Zealand. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with closed tears at top. Bookplate of Honore Forster, Australian Historian (Whaling Specialist) on verso of front endpaper. Near fine. 24 x 15.4. 0908569297

Whaling in New Zealand waters from 1792 to the late 1850's, its impact on Maori culture and the shaping of the NZ character.

46577
MORVAN, Dominique & ROULEAU, Hinarai
VALLEES DE TAHITI / Valleys of Tahiti / Peho no Tahiti
$30.00 AUD

Editions le Motu. Papeete. 2003. 1st Ed., in Univers Polynésiens series. No pagination, 60 PP with 60 colour photos by Hinarai Rouleau. Laminated pictorial boards. Text in French, English and Reo Maohi. Fine. Oblong: 13.5 x 18.5. 2915105057

The particular universe of Tahitian valleys.

51777
MORVAN, Dominique & ROULEAU, Hinarai
JARDINS DE TAHITI - Gardens of Tahiti - Aua no Tahiti
$45.00 AUD

Editions le Motu. Papeete. 2004. 1st Ed., in Univers Polynésiens series. No pagination, 60 pages with over 70 colour photos by Hinarai Rouleau. Laminated pictorial boards. Text in French, English and Ma'ohi. Fine. Oblong: 13.5 x 18.5. 2915105138

The traditional gardens of Tahiti.

42929
MOUSSET, Paul
MOURIR EN HOMME (Kia Mate Toa)
$40.00 AUD

Editions Bernard Grasset. Paris. 1949. 1st Ed. 291 PP. Pictorial (Mount Otemanu) soft cover. Covers with small chips. Envoi de l'auteur (signed dedicatory note by author) on half title page. Very good condition. Scarce. French text. 19.5 x 14.3.

Novel set in the years preceding WWII, on the fictitious Island of Raiapiti (Raiatea / Maupiti), Society Island. In memoriam of Andre Ropiteau, killed at Toul on 20th June 1940 during the German invasion of France. Kia mate toa: to die as a man.

11692
MOYLE, Richard
POLYNESIAN SOUND-PRODUCING INSTRUMENTS
$20.00 AUD

Shire Publications. London. 1990. 1st edition in the Shire Ethnography series. 64 PP with 41 b/w illust. (1 map & 40 photos). Card cover, pictorial front. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0747800952

Percussion, wind & stringed instruments.

54249
MOYRAND, Alain
DROIT INSTITUTIONNEL DE LA POLYNESIE FRANCAISE
$75.00 AUD

L'Harmattan / GRHOC. Paris. 2007. 1st Ed., No. 3 in Collection Portes Oceanes. Preface by François Luchaire. 374, (2) PP. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 15.6.

54553
MU LIEPMANN, Véronique & TEHEI, Vaihere (editors)
PAPEETE: Témoignages d'un Autre Temps
$120.00 AUD

Commune de Papeete. Papeete. 2008. 1st Ed., limited to 1000 copies. Foreword by Michel Buillard. 224 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. FEP: Mapa Mundi, 1792 by Thomas Lopez. REP: Aerial view of Papeete c. 1950. Pictorial laminated boards. French text. New. 30.5 x 21.5.

History of the city of Papeete. Reminiscences of 17 personalities born in Papeete betweeen 1916 and 1938.

51784
MU-LIEPMANN, Véroniqe & MAS, Mahé (editors)
ROGER PARRY, 1932: au delà du mythe tahitien
$60.00 AUD

Musée de Tahiti et des Iles / Te Fare Manaha & Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2006. 1st Ed., with a preface by Jean-Marc Pambrun. 160 PP with 8 head pieces and 109 b/w illustrations (9 drawings and 100 photos). Pictorial boards. Fine. French text. 30.2 x 24.2. 2915654166

Published in 2006 to accompany the exhibition Beyond the Tahitian Myth, as perceived by a French photographer in 1932. Musée de Tahiti et des Iles 0ctober 2006 to January 2007.

56286
MU-LIEPMANN, Véronique & MILLEDROGUES, Lucie
SCULPTURE: Des Oeuvres Anciennes aux Créations Contemporaines
$50.00 AUD

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

51808
MURIE, Norbert
OCTAVE MORILLOT, Peintre de la Polynésie (1878-1931)
$120.00 AUD

ACR Edition. Paris. 2005. 1st Ed. Preface by Sandy W. Winkler. 312 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (including 214 of his drawings and paintings, 10 covers of books, and 1 First Day Cover envelope/stamp issued in 1992). Hard cover, dj. French text. Fine. 28.4 x 26. 2867701732

Joined the French Navy in 1896. Sailed to Tahiti and Nouméa on the Durance (ship doctor was Victor Segalen). Left the Navy in 1905 to return to Tahiti, where he settled in 1908.

57272
MWA VEE
Le MANA VEILLE sur la CULTURE POLYNESIENNE: des Marquises à Tahiti (in Mwà Véé, Revue culturelle Kanak)
$20.00 AUD

ADCK - centre culturel Tjibaou. Nouméa. 2007. Special issue, "Dossier Polynésie", No. 58 & No. 59. 104 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 33 x 24.

Marquesas: 13 articles. Tahiti: 156 articles

14970
N/A
MARQUISES
$75.00 AUD

Ed. Polyèdre Culture. Papeete. 1996. 1st Ed. 298 PP on superior paper, with b/w illust. (plans, photos, maps, drawings) in text, plus 10 pages with 21 colour photos, XXVIII, plus a double-page map of French Polynesia. Texts by Association des Historiens et Géographes de Polynésie Française and the CTRDP. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 29.5 x 21. 291060702X

Published to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the discovery of the Marquesas by the Spanish explorer Alvaro de Mendana. Twenty-nine papers by historians and geographers of French Polynesia. Includes sections on the legends and literature, discovery of the islands, colonisation, and present day life in the Marquesas.

57369
N/A
MARQUISES: LA CROISIERE AUX ILES - (Thalassa Issue No. 58, April 1992)
$15.00 AUD

Thalassa. Paris. 1992. Edited by Georges PERNOUD. 84 PP. Contains article between P.40 and 54 with 1 location map in colour and 25 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Voyage on board the Aranui II: Papeete, Takapoto (Tuamotus), Fatu Hiva, Ua Pou, Hiva Oa, Ua Huka, Nuku Hiva, Rangiroa, Papeete.

62894
N/A
RENDEZ VOUS EN FRANCE 2012
$10.00 AUD

Atout France, Australia and New Zealand. Sydney. 2012. Issue, No. 1. 120 PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 30 x 23.

... Beyond the blue lagoon: new eco-luxury in Tahiti, by Persephone Nicholas. France Sur Mer: tasting France in New Caledonia, by Judith Elen.

63767
N/A
TAHITI AND HER ISLANDS - Polynesian Paradise: your Ultimate Honeymoon Destination (in Bride to Be)
$5.00 AUD

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

67204
N/A
FRENCH LIVING MAGAZINE - Issue 2, Volume 2, 2013
$10.00 AUD

Anderbear Pty Ltd. Sydney. 2013. Issue, 2, Volume 2, Spring 2013. Edited by Claire Chaffey. 80 PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

Magical Maligned Marseille. The art of Provence, by Melissa Lesnie. There's no trumping Tahiti, by Michelle Hespe. French Pacific on a plate. Of barges and Burgundy...

71915
N/A
TE FENUA FOOU - Hebdomadaire d' Informations et de Loisirs - 1995-1996
$15.00 AUD

Te Fenua Foou. Mata Utu, Wallis Island. 1996. 3 issues. No. 26 (June 1996), No. 31 (July 1996) & No. 34 (August 1996). Edited by Jean-Luc David. 3 issues for a total of 72 pages with b/w illustrations. Soft covers. Near fine. Text in French and Faka Uvea. Very good. Scarce. 30 x 21.

Weekly magazine.

12611
NANTET, Bernard
TAHITI ET LA POLYNESIE
$15.00 AUD

Editions Delroisse. Paris. c. 1975. 1st Ed. 151 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Hard cover. Some foxing. Good. French text. 27 x 21.

A lavishly illustrated book describing the islands of French Polynesia.

52244
NANTET, Bernard
TAHITI ET LA POLYNESIE
$20.00 AUD

Editions Delroisse. Paris. c. 1975. 1st Ed. 152 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Brief note at top of title page. French text. Near fine. 27 x 21.

A lavishly illustrated book describing the islands of French Polynesia.

43932
NARDI, Pierre
PEAUX D'BANANES ou les Tribulations d'un Agriculteur à Tahiti
$25.00 AUD

Author. Moorea. 2002. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 2 facsimile of documents and 16 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.2 x 15. 2907776185

Souvenirs: Joined the French Navy in 1946, Indochina, French settlement of Mahé on Indian coast. Return in France in 1950. Moved to Tahiti in 1951... Farmer on Tahiti and Moorea.

61842
NEWBURY, C. W. (editor)
THE HISTORY OF THE TAHITIAN MISSION 1799-1830, Written by John Davies Missionary to the South Sea Islands with Supplementary Papers from the Correspondence of the Missionaries
$60.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. Cambridge. 1961. Second Series No. CXVI. LIV, 392 PP with 8 b/w illust., plus 8 plates and a folded map at back of book. Fp: Fold-out plate depicting The Cession of the District of Matavai to the Missionaries. Blue cloth cover, gilt device on front, slightly foxed dust jacket which has 2 small closed tears, a few foxing spots on outside page edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 22 x 14.5.

33284
NORDHOFF, Charles & HALL, James Norman
NO MORE GAS
$20.00 AUD

The Literary Guild of America. New York. 1940. 1st Ed., initially published in the Saturday Evening Post as Out of Gas. (4), 320 PP. Cloth cover, dj (few chips). Very good. 21.2 x 14.7.

A delightful novel set in the romantic and carefree way of life in Tahiti.

39782
NORDHOFF, Charles & HALL, James Norman
MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY
$30.00 AUD

Little, Brown and Co. Boston. 1960. Reprint of the 1932 original. XII, 337 PP. Hard covers, decorated front and spine, title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Front endpaper with discreet Ex Libris sticker of previous owner. Very good. 21.7 x 14.5.

72378
NORDHOFF, Charles & HALL, James Norman
MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY
$45.00 AUD

Little, Brown and Co. Boston. 1960. Reprint of the 1932 original. XII, 337 PP. Hard covers, decorated front and spine, title on spine, top edge tinted, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Name crossed out on inside front cover, o/wise a very good clean copy. 21.7 x 14.5.

72515
NORDHOFF, Charles & HALL, James Norman
MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY
$35.00 AUD

The Heritage Press. New York. 1947. 1st edition illustrated by Fletcher Martin. X, (2), 465 PP with 15 b/w drawings, plus 16 colour plates. Cloth cover, decorated front and spine, slipcase. The 4 pages issue (No. 12K) of The Heritage Club "Sandglass" on Fletcher Martin and "Bread-fruit, Bread-fruit, All on Account of some Bread-fruit", loosely inserted. Slight ageing of paper and foxing, spine of cover lightly sunned. Original slipcase is tatty and repaired, o/wise book is very good. 24 x 15.8.

57733
O'BRIEN, Frederick
MYSTIC ISLES OF THE SOUTH SEAS
$10.00 AUD

Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1937. 4th edition of the 1921 original. V, 6-319 PP. Cloth cover, device on front board. Dedicatory note on FFEP, o/wise very good. 18 x 12.

Vivid impressions of the author in Moorea and Tahiti at the beginning of the 20th century.

11667
O'REILLY, Patrick
TAHITI - LA VIE DE CHAQUE JOUR
$30.00 AUD

N.E.L. Paris. 1982. 1st Ed. 325 PP with 1 map of Tahiti and 1 sketch-drawing. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. French text. 19 x 14. 2723301451

Daily life: religion, politics, tourism, science, etc..

13427
O'REILLY, Patrick
LA VIE A TAHITI AU TEMPS DE LA REINE POMARE
$70.00 AUD

Société des Océanistes / Les Editions du Pacifique. Paris. 1975. 1st Ed., Société des Océanistes Publication No. 37. 240 PP (uncut). Card cover, dj. Fine. French text. 25 x 16.2. 2857000561

The daily life on the island of Tahiti, at the time of Queen Pomare. The Queen, the inhabitants (Indians or Kanaks), local assembly, the whalers, traders, various Christian denominations,.. intellectual life style ...

33646
O'REILLY, Patrick
CATALOGUE DU MUSEE GAUGUIN, Papeari Tahiti
$25.00 AUD

Fondation Singer-Polignac. Paris. 1966. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 1 family tree, 1 map, 1 plan and b/w illust. (paintings, photos). Soft cover, dj. Light insect damage to the dust jacket, o/wise near fine. French text. 23 x 15.8.

1st guide published for the Musée Gauguin at Papeari, Tahiti.

73530
OLIVER, Douglas L.
ANCIENT TAHITIAN SOCIETY (in 3 volumes)
$200.00 AUD

The University Press of Hawaii. Honolulu. 1984. 1st Ed. Volume 1: XV, (3), 558 PP with 4 tables and 122 b/w figures (drawings, engravings, maps, photos). Fp (in colour): The War Boats.... Volume 2: VII, (3), 579-1170 PP with 1 table and 15 figures. Fp (in colour): Morai Point at Oparrey. Volume 3: VI, (2), 1171-1419, (3) PP with 19 figures. Fp (in colour): The resolution and Adventure at Tahiti. Eps: Map of the Society Islands. Hard covers, simile leather, cloth spine,s gilt devices on front covers, gilt title on a lightly sunned spines. Slipcase with gilt title which is a little dulled. Faint foxing on outside edges. A near fine set. Scarce. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 24 x 16.5. 0824802675

Volume 1: Ethnography. Volume 2: Social relations. Volume 3: Rise of the Pomares.

42157
ORLIAC, Catherine
FARE ET HABITAT A TAHITI
$50.00 AUD

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

47245
ORLIAC, Catherine & Michel
L'ILE DE PAQUES. Des Dieux regardent les Etoiles
$10.00 AUD

Gallimard. Paris. 2004. Reprint of the 1988 original, in Découvertes Gallimard series. 144 PP with 140 b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. Small format: 18 x 12.5. 2070314154

Easter Island.

65244
ORLIAC, Catherine & Michel
Des Dieux regardent les Etoiles: Les Derniers Secrets de l'ILE DE PÂQUES
$10.00 AUD

Gallimard. Paris. 1997. Reprint of the 1988 original, in Découvertes Gallimard series. 144 PP with 140 b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. Small format: 18 x 12.5. 2070530639

Easter Island.

52500
OTTINO, P. & DE BERGH, M. -N.
HAKAO'HOKA: Etude d'une Vallée Marquisienne
$35.00 AUD

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

Island of Ua Pou, Marquesas Islands.

54806
OUTRIGGERS
VA'A, La Pirogue Polynésienne
$55.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2008. 1st Ed., with Preface by Jean-Marc Pambrun and Foreword by Tara Hiquily. Edited by Tara HIQUILY, Muriel GLAUNEC & Hiriata MILLAUD. 197 PP (3 publications) with b/w and colour illustrations (photos by Danee Hazama). Pictorial boards, dj. French text. Fine. Large format: 30.2 x 24.2.

Va'a, the Polynesian Outrigger.

59383
P'TIT LOUIS
C'EST PAS DANGEREUX - SECRET DEFONSE
$55.00 AUD

Haere Po. Papeete. 2009. 1st edition in colour with a preface by Frédéric Bon. No pagination, 110 PP, (1 publication) with 52 cartoons in colour. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.8 x 20.8. 9782904171833

On the Nuclear experiments of the 1970s and the radio-active fall-out on the Polynesian society.

46567
P'TITLOUIS
POPALYNESIE
$20.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2003. 1st Ed. (2), 41, (3 publications) PP with cartoons in colour. Laminated pictorial boards with light foxing, o/wise fine. 29.2 x 22.6. 2909790746

Cartoons on the impact of Popa'a (white man) culture on Polynesia/Polynesians.

49779
PAEAMARA, Lucas
MANGAREVA Taku Akaereere
$40.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2005. 1st Ed. 123, (3 publications) PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 20.5 x 12. 290979038X

61005
PAMBRUN, Jean-Marc Tera'ituatini
LA LECTURE - Fable Théâtrale en trois actes
$25.00 AUD

Les Editions le Motu. Papeete. 2009. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 2 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 15. 9782915105582

11303
PANOFF, Michel
LA TERRE ET L'ORGANISATION SOCIALE EN POLYNESIE
$40.00 AUD

Payot. Paris. 1970. 1st Ed. 286 PP (uncut) with maps, graphs & tables. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. French text. 22.5 x 14.

Ethnographic & economic survey on some French-speaking Polynesian islands. 1st part: Various islands of French Polynesia: Rurutu, Tubuai, Moorea, Tahaa. 2nd part: Futuna Island. Third part: Land and Power.

12597
PANOFF, Michel
TAHITI METISSE
$30.00 AUD

Editions Denoël. Paris. 1989. 1st Ed. 296 PP with 3 maps in text & 7 pages of chronological events plus 20 pages with 38 b/w photos & illust. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. French text. 23 x 15. 2207236404

How, in two centuries, the Tahitian society evolved with intermarriage (métissage) following contacts with anglo-saxons, seamen, mutineers, missionaries, and the Chinese imported as cheap labour and who now hold the financial purse strings...

47241
PARDON, Daniel
GUIDE DE L'ILE DE PAQUES - RAPA NUI
$35.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2003. 1st Ed. 272 PP with 1 location map in colour, 5 b/w illustrations and 225 colour photos. Inside front cover: Map of Easter Island. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 14.5. 290979041X

34355
PARSONS, T.G.
NEW CALEDONIAN CONVICTS IN NEW SOUTH WALES 1876-1884 (in Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society)
$15.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1966. Vol. 52, Part 1, March 1966. 80 PP. Contains article between pages 51 and 68. Soft cover. Near fine. 22.5 x 14.5.

42836
PECHEROT, Patrick
TIURAI
$45.00 AUD

Gallimard. Paris. 1996. 1st Ed. 170, (4) PP. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 18 x 11.2. 2070496414

Novel.

55818
PELEY, Jean-Luc
HEIVA I BORA BORA
$95.00 AUD

Editions Le Motu. Papeete. 2008. 1st trilingual edition. Preface by Gaston Tong Sang. 192 PP with 1 map in colour, and hundreds of b/w or colour photos. Pictorial boards. Reo Ma'ohi, French and Japanese text. Fine. 25.8 x 25.5. 9782915105513

10 years of Heiva (festivities) in Bora Bora.

38929
PELTZER, Louise
DES LANGUES ET DES HOMMES
$55.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2000. 1st Ed. 82, (2) PP. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 20.5 x 13.8. 2909790835

42846
PELTZER, Louise
CHRONOLOGIE DES EVENEMENTS: Politiques, Sociaux et Culturels de Tahiti et des archipels de la Polynesie Française
$30.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2002. 1st Ed. 220, (4) PP with 1 graph and 2 facsimile of Documents. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 22.5 x 14.5. 2909790975

Chronology of events in Tahiti and French Polynesia.

52279
PELTZER, Louise (editor)
LEGENDES TAHITIENNES
$15.00 AUD

Fleuve et Flamme / Conseil International de la Langue Française. Paris. 1985. 1st bilingual edition. (4), 188 PP with 1 map on double page and 9 b/w illustrations by Pascal Durand. Pictorial soft cover. Text in French and Reo Maohi. Fine. 18 x 13.5. 2853191524

1 prayer and 8 legends.

12618
PERRUCHOT, Henri
GAUGUIN
$25.00 AUD

Readers Union / Perpetua Books. London. 1963. 1st UK edition (translation of La Vie de Gauguin). XIX, 398 PP with 6 line draw. in text plus 44 pages with 64 b/w illust. Recto of Fp: Gauguin in 1891. Fp: Portrait. Eps: Woodcut by Gauguin. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges, address of previous owner on verso of front endpaper. Very good. 22 x 14.5.

Biography of Paul Gauguin.

38924
PERRUCHOT, Henri
GAUGUIN
$40.00 AUD

Perpetua Books. London. 1963. 1st UK edition, translated from La Vie de Gauguin. XIX, 398 PP with 6 line drawings, plus 44 pages with 64 b/w illustrations. Recto of Fp: Gauguin in 1891. Fp: Portrait. Eps: Woodcut by Gauguin. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (a few chips, nicks and price-clipped). Former owner's name on FFEP. An otherwise near fine copy. 22.2 x 14.5.

Biography of Paul Gauguin.

48514
PETEUIL, Marie-Françoise
LES EVADES DE L'ILE DE PAQUES. Loin du Chili, vers Tahiti (1944-1958)
$25.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 2004. 1st Ed. 270, (1) PP with 1 drawing, 3 maps and 28 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747570592

Escape of Easter Islanders to Tahiti, fleeing isolation and the Chilean military oppression.

30525
PICKVANCE, Roland
GAUGUIN AND THE PONT-AVEN SCHOOL
$30.00 AUD

Art Gallery of New South Wales. Sydney. 1994. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 1 drawing, 7 b/w photos and 136 colour illust. Illustrated card cover. One closed tear at top of front cover. Very good. 29.6 x 24. 0731029216

Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Art Gallery, Sydney, 13 May- 24 July 1994 on Paul Gauguin and his friends who gathered at Pont Aven in French Brittany: Emile Bernard... Jacob Meyer de Haan... Wladyslaw Slewinski...

56584
PIETRI, Vananga Raymond
PAPE'ETE DE JADIS ET NAGUERES (in Bulletin de la S. E. O., No. 305-306)
$35.00 AUD

Société des Etudes Océaniennes. Papeete. 2006. No. 305-306, January/April 2006. 208 PP with 2 tables and 14 b/w illustrations (1 facsimile of a document and 13 photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 15.

Special issue on Papeete, Capital of Tahiti. From Wilks Harbour of Reverend Crook in 1818 to 1990 (centenary of the city).

72409
PINCHOT, Gifford
TO THE SOUTH SEAS - The Cruise of the Schooner "Mary Pinchot" to the Galapagos, the Marquesas, and the Tuamotu Islands, and Tahiti
$80.00 AUD

John C. Winston. Philadelphia. 1930. 1st Ed. XIV, 500 PP with 3 maps and over 250 reproductions of photographs and wood engravings. Fp (in colour). "In the South Seas where dreams come true". Eps: Course of the "Mary Pinchot" in the Western Caribbean and Eastern Pacific. Orig. cloth cover, gilt decorated front cover, gilt title on spine. Signature of previous owner on recto of frontispiece. Light foxing, mostly on prelims. Minimal shelf wear with a a little rubbing at top edge. A very nice clean and near fine copy 24 x 16.5.

The 1929 Pinchot South Sea Expedition of the National Museum at Washington. Extensive survey and description on the Galapagos, the Marquesas and the Tuamotus.

11887
PINELLI, J. D. & GOURMEL, G. (editors)
PAPEETE AU TEMPS COMPOSE - Le Livre du Centenaire
$75.00 AUD

Association Pacifique. Paris. 1990. 1st Ed. Volume 1 in the Collection Pacifique. Foreword by Louis Le Pensec. 160 PP with b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 29.7 x 21. 2908668009

A complementary study of the French Polynesia as seen through the tourist's eyes. Published for the centenary of the City of Papeete.

11890
POMEL, Robert
L'INVITATION TAHITIENNE
$20.00 AUD

Nouvelles Editions Latines. Paris. 1961. 1st Ed. 190 PP with drawings by the author. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 19.2 x 14.

Voyage in the 1950's discovering the soul of the Tahitian people and the islands of French Polynesia.

44129
LE PORT, Joseph, LE CLEAC'H, Mgr H.-M., KOENIG, Robert, et al..
SPECIAL GAUGUIN (in Bulletin de la Société des Etudes Océaniennes No. 279 / 280)
$40.00 AUD

Société des Etudes Océaniennes. Papeete. 1999. No. 279 / 280, December 1998 / March 1999. 136 PP with 10 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 15.

Special issue on Paul Gauguin. On the death of Gauguin, by Joseph Le Port. Ua mate Gaugin i te 'a 8 o mai 1903 / death of Gauguin in the Marquesas language, by H.-M. Le Cleac'h. A short story on the tomb of Paul Gauguin ... James Cook and the women of Otaheite, by Sandhya Patel.

50989
PRINCE, Jan
SUNDAY IN TAHITI / ISLAND IN THE SUN: NEW CALEDONIA (in SPAN)
$10.00 AUD

Southern Pacific Hotel Corporation. Sydney. 1982. Volume 2, No. 1. 50 PP. Contains article between P. 21 and 27 with 11 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.3 x 21.5.

69904
PRINCE, Jan & WARTI, G.
TAHITI BEACH PRESS - Vol. 17, No. 560, 2008)
$10.00 AUD

Tahiti Publications Touristiques. Papeete. 2008. May 2008 edition. 20 PP with colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.5 x 21.

Mega-Razzi (Mega Yachts) sightings in Tahiti. Tahiti Pearl Market / Robert Wan, Tahiti: world's largest producer of Tahitian Cultured Pearls ....

17531
PRITCHARD, George
THE AGGRESSIONS OF THE FRENCH AT TAHITI and Other Islands in the Pacific
$50.00 AUD

Auckland University Press. Auckland. 1983. 1st edition. Edited and introduced by Professor Paul de Deckker. 253 PP with 16 b/w illustrations. Title page: facsimile of title page of Pritchard's manuscript. Fp: Reverend George Pritchard. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Light foxing. Near fine. 28.5 x 22.5. 0196479940

The struggle between the British Consul and the French Consul, Jacques Antoine Moerenhout, seeking to influence Queen Pomaré prior to French sovereignty.

52096
PUGET, René
FLUG NACH NOUMEA
$30.00 AUD

Alfred Scherz Verlag. Bern, C.H. 1964. 1st German edition of the French original "Long-courriers". 223 PP. Blue cloth cover with stains on back cover. Name of previous owner at top of title page. German text. Contents near fine. 21 x 13.5.

Flight in a "Constellation" DC-7: Paris-Orly ... Saigon ... Nouméa.

33450
PUTIGNY, Bob
TAHITI AND ITS ISLANDS
$15.00 AUD

Editions du Pacifique. Singapore. 1985. Updated edition of the 1972 original. 128 PP with colour illust. (maps and photos). Eps: Outrigger canoe, Bora Bora. Hard cover, dj. Note on front endpaper, o/wise very good. 21 x 17. 2857002270

The Society Islands and the other groups which make up French Polynesia.

39645
PUTIGNY, Bob & TIRMONT, J.
O TAHITI
$15.00 AUD

Editions de la Pensée Moderne. Paris. 1962. 1st multilingual edition. No pagination, 64 PP with 29 b/w and 22 colour photos. Title spread: the Bounty in Matavai Bay. FEP: World map locating Tahiti. REP: Map of Tahiti and Moorea. Hard cover. Small rub on front endpaper, edges of covers rubbed. A good copy. Text in French, English, Spanish and German. Oblong: 21.8 x 23. 20.8 x 15.5.

Tahiti, when Faaa airport was opened.

11352
RADIGUET, Max
LES DERNIERS SAUVAGES - La Vie et les Moeurs aux Iles Marquises (1842-1859)
$55.00 AUD

Editions Duchartre & Van Buggenhoudt. Paris. 1929. Reprint of the 1860 original. Foreword by Jean Dorsenne. X, (2), 242 PP, plus 16 b/w plates illustrated by the author. Soft cover. French text. Covers browned, with pages browning around edges, o/wise very good. 21 x 15.5.

Life and customs in the Marquesas Islands, between the Protectorate of 1842 and the Annexation of 1880.

47941
RADIGUET, Max
LES DERNIERS SAUVAGES - La Vie et les Moeurs aux Iles Marquises (1842-1859)
$50.00 AUD

Editions Duchartre & Van Buggenhoudt. Paris. 1929. Reprint of the 1860 original. Foreword by Jean Dorsenne. (4), X, (2), 242 PP, plus 16 b/w plates (illustrations by the author). Soft cover. Top corner of FFEP clipped. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. French text. Scarce. 21 x 15.5.

Life and customs in the Marquesas Islands, between the Protectorate of 1842 and the Annexation of 1880.

46573
RAIOAOA, Tavae & DUROY, Lionel
SI LOIN DU MONDE
$20.00 AUD

Ohéditions. Paris. 2003. 1st Ed. 177 PP, plus 8 pages with 1 coloured map on double page, 1 facsimile of a letter, 3 b/w and 15 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. A little light foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2915056064

Narrative of a fisherman from Faaa, Tahiti, who drifted for 118 days (15 march to 10 July 2002) and reached Aitutaki in the Cook Islands.

12565
RAMSEY, Meredith
BIRDS AND FLOWERS OF TAHITI
$15.00 AUD

Tiare Press. Papeete. 1982. 1st Eng. Ed. No pagination, 32 pages with colour photos. REP: Map of Tahiti and Moorea. Pict. card cover. Fine. 24 x 18. 2857001339

16570
RAMSEY, Meredith
FISHING IN THE ATOLLS
$15.00 AUD

Tiare Press. Papeete. 1982. 1st Eng. Ed. 28 PP with colour photos. REP: Map of Tuamotus Archipelago. Pict. card cover. Fine. 24 x 18. 2857001460

42117
RANSON, Gilbert
MISSIONS DANS LE PACIFIQUE - Récifs Coralliens, Huitres Perlières
$100.00 AUD

Editions Paul Lechevalier. Paris. 1962. 1st Ed. VIII, 100 PP with 9 figures, plus 62 pages (47 plates) with 80 b/w photos. Fp: Hikueru, the lagoon. Cloth cover, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. French text. Scarce. 23 x 18.5.

Study of coral, mother of pearl and pearls, in the lagoon of Hikueru, Tuamotu Islands, and later on at Nha Trang, Viet Nam and in Japan.

59509
RAY, Sidney H.
THE POLYNESIAN LANGUAGES IN MELANESIA, with notes on the neighbouring Melanesian Languages (in Anthropos)
$60.00 AUD

Anthropos. Wien. 1920. Off-print of Volume XIV-XV, 1919-1920. (1 blank), 46 to 96 PP. Soft cover, staples. Author inscription "With S H Ray's Compliments" at top of front cover. Ageing of paper. Very good. Scarce. 26.4 x 20

40482
REED, A. W.
AN ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MAORI LIFE
$30.00 AUD

A. H. & A. W. Reed. Wellington. 1963. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 171 b/w illustrations by Dennis Turner, Dr T. Barrow & Al. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges and few pages, o/wise near fine. 25.3 x 19.2.

From Action songs and Adzes (Toki) to Yams (uwhi) and Year.

17195
REGNAULT, Jean-Marc
LA BOMBE FRANCAISE DANS LE PACIFIQUE, L'Implantation 1957-1964
$25.00 AUD

Scoop. Papeete. 1993. 1st Ed. 186 PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 21.6 x 14.8. 9782909790541

How in the 1960s, France decided & succeeded in transferring its nuclear testing grounds from the Sahara to the atolls of Fangataufa & Mururoa.

17275
REGNAULT, Jean-Marc
TE METUA, L'échec d'un Nationalisme Tahitien 1940-1964
$60.00 AUD

Polymages. Papeete. 1996. 1st Ed. 239 PP with 2 bw photos and 7 tables in text. Pict. card cover. Near fine. French text. 22 x 13.7.

Story of the Tahitian Nationalist movement led by Senator Pouvanaa A Oopa between 1940 and 1964. Failures at the time of the 1958 referendum offering no real alternative to either immediate independence or closer links with France. Arrival of the C.E.P., building of the nuclear testing base at Mururoa.

19546
REGNAULT, Jean-Marc
DES PARTIS ET DES HOMMES EN POLYNESIE FRANCAISE, tome I: Here Ai'a, Ia Mana Te Nuna'a, Tireo, Tavini Huira'atira
$25.00 AUD

Haere Po No Tahiti. Papeete. 1995. 1st Ed. 198 PP with a few tables and figures in text. Pict. card cover. Fine. French text. 25.4 x 18.8. 2904171391

Four political parties from French Polynesia which could be classed as Leftist or Socialist, and a study of their leaders.

47653
REGNAULT, Jean-Marc
TAUI (= changement). Oscar Temaru - Gaston Flosse, LE POUVOIR CONFISQUE
$20.00 AUD

Les Editions de Tahiti. Papeete. 2004. 1st Ed. 184, (2) PP with 1 map and 4 tables. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 12.3. 2907776274

Legislative and Presidential elections of May 2004 in French Polynesia, to the change of allegiance in early October 2004 and the demonstration march of 16th October, 2004.

46614
REGNAULT, Jean-Marc (editor)
FRANCOIS MITTERAND ET LES TERRITOIRES FRANCAIS DU PACIFIQUE (1981-1988) - Mutations, drames et recompositions, enjeux internationaux et franco-français
$40.00 AUD

Les Indes Savantes. Paris. 2003. 1st Ed. 584 PP with 1 facsimile of a letter, 6 graphs, 8 tables, 3 maps and 4 cartoons. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 17. 2846540446

51 papers.

11530
REGNAULT, Jean-Marc and C.F.P.E.G.C.
L'ETAT ET LES INSTITUTIONS DU TERRITOIRE DE LA POLYNESIE FRANCAISE
$45.00 AUD

Ministère de l'Education / Editions de la Plage. Papeete. 1994. 1st Ed. 113 PP (2 errata) with tables, graphs & b/w or colour illust. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 26.6 x 18.7.

Relationship betweeen the Nation (metropolitan government) and the Territorial institutions (local government).

16453
RENSCH, Karl H.
FISH NAMES OF EASTERN POLYNESIA
$35.00 AUD

ANU. Canberra. 1988. Pacific Linguistics, Series C, No.106, Special Number. XIII, 364 PP with 1 map. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 23 x 15. 0858833808

Dictionary of fish names giving vernacular names with English translation and a Latin finderlist at rear.

18565
REWALD, John
GAUGUIN
$30.00 AUD

Hyperion Press / French and European Publications. Paris / New York. 1938. 1st Ed. 168 PP with 141 b/w illustrations and 16 colour plates tipped in. Cloth cover, dj (colour vignette on front). Dust jacket a little browned and chipped with 2 small pieces missing, gutters of endpapers reinforced. Slight ageing of paper. An otherwise near fine copy. Large format: 32.5 x 25.5.

67945
REWALD, John
PAUL GAUGUIN (1848 - 1903)
$10.00 AUD

Beaverbrook Newspapers Limited. London. No date. 6 PP of text with 2 b/w illust. plus 32 pages with 15 frameable colour plates (25.8 x 19.6) tipped in. Soft cover. Copy lacking plate No. 1 called for on front cover. Very good condition. 36 x 27.2.

2 plates of paintings in French Brittany, and 13 plates of paintings from Tahiti.

13144
REY, Robert
GAUGUIN
$45.00 AUD

Rieder. Paris. 1923. F. 1st Ed. in Maitres de l'Art Moderne series. 64 PP of text plus 40 full page bw plates. Quarter bound, marbled boards (rubbed on edges). Paper browning around edges, o/wise near fine. French text. 19.6 x 15.2.

An early biography of Paul Gauguin.

56135
RICHARDS, Rhys
SOUTHERN RIGHT WHALES: a reassessment of their former distribution and migration routes in New Zealand waters, including on the Kermadec grounds (in Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand)
$15.00 AUD

Royal Society of New Zealand. Wellington. 2002. Extract from Volume 32, No. 3, September 2002. 355-377 PP with 2 maps. Soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 17.8.

55659
RICHARDS, Rhys and LANGDON, Robert
TAHITI AND THE SOCIETY ISLANDS: SHIPPING ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES 1767 TO 1852
$40.00 AUD

Pacific Manuscripts Bureau and Jean-Louis Boglio Maritime Books. Canberra. 2008. 1st edition, limited to 100 copies. Preface by Dr. Paul Darcy. Introduction by Rhys Richards (with a French translation by Professor Darrell Tryon). XXVIII, (1), 257 PP with 1 map, 1 graph and 1 table. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.7. 0958201384

42838
RICHAUD, Vahi Sylvia (Editor)
CODE DES LOIS - CAHIERS DU PATRIMOINE - No.4
$40.00 AUD

Ministère de la Culture de la Polynésie Française. Papeete. 2001. 1st Ed. Cahiers du Patrimoine No. 4 (Histoire). 180 PP. Soft cover. French and Mao'hi text. Fine. 28 x 17.8.

The first written Laws of French Polynesia, started by Missionaries. Code Pomare of 1819. Code Tamatoa from Raiatea of 1820...

47863
RICHER DE FORGES, Bertrand, & LABOUTE, Pierre
LA FAUNE DE PROFONDEUR DES ILES MARQUISES (in ORSTOM Actualités)
$15.00 AUD

ORSTOM. Paris. 1998. No. 55. 36 PP. Contains article from P.8 to 14 with 2 maps and 11 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text , with English and Spanish abstracts. Fine. 28 x 20.8.

Deep ocean fauna of the Marquesas islands.

47243
RIGO, Bernard
ALTERITE POLYNESIENNE, ou les métamorphoses de l'espace-temps
$45.00 AUD

CNRS Editions. Paris. 2004. 1st. Ed., in CNRS Communication series. 350 PP with 3 figures. Pictorial soft cover. Small crease on lower corner of back cover, o/wise fine. French text. 22.5 x 15. 2271062101

49243
RIGO, Bernard
LIEUX-DITS D'UN MALENTENDU CULTUREL, Analyse Anthropologique et Philosophique du Discours Occidental sur l'Altérité Polynésienne
$30.00 AUD

Au Vent Des Iles. Papeete. 2003. 2nd edition of the 1997 original. 238 PP with 5 illustrations by Jacques Boullaire and 8 pages of glossary. Pictorial card cover. Fne. French text. 22.5 x 15. 2909790428

47797
RIGOUZZO, Marie & JACQUES, Guy (editors)
ORSTOM IN 1996-97
$10.00 AUD

Orstom. Paris. 1997. 1st English edition. 44 PP with 1 organigram, 2 maps, 5 graphs and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

ORSTOM: French Scientific Research Institute for Development in Cooperation. ORSTOM today: Research on and for development.

56845
RIQUET, Damien
TORIKI, Le Petit Tahitien
$45.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2005. 1st Ed. 28, (4) PP with b/w drawings. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. French text. 30.2 x 23.6. 2909790304

Presented in comic strip format.

10019
ROBBIANI, Marina
GAUGUIN
$10.00 AUD

Park Lane. London. 1993. 1st English edition of the 1988 Italian original translated by Terrence Rogers. 15 PP with 46 b/w illust., plus 45 colour plates. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 28.7 x 22. 1856272842

11529
ROBERT, Christian
ANNUAIRE DES ELUS DE LA POLYNESIE FRANCAISE
$25.00 AUD

Eden Production. Papeete. 1994. 1st Ed. 146 PP with b/w & colour illust. Pictorial soft cover, staples. French text. Fine. 21 x 15.

Political statute of French Polynesia. Anthem & flag. Government Ministers with Assistants, Mayors and City Councillors, Representatives of the French National Assembly, Senate and the Economic & Social Council.

58887
ROBERT, Christian
ANNUAIRE DES PROFESSIONS TAHITI 1983
$10.00 AUD

Editions D.N. Papeete. 1983. 1st Ed. XLVI, 122, PP. Pictorial soft cover, staples. French text. Fine. 21 x 15.

45496
ROBINEAU, Claude
LES ILES MYSTERIEUSES - Paysages et Problèmes de Sociétés Paysannes: Comores - Congo - Madagascar - Polynésie
$50.00 AUD

F. Paillart. Abbeville, France. 2000. 1st Ed. 198, (2) PP with 17 maps and plans (2 of them in colour), plus 4 plates in colour. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 27.4 x 18.

Rural societies in Madagascar, the Comoros Islands, in Congo and on the Island of Moorea, French Polynesia.

75436
ROCHEFORT, Henri
LES AVENTURES DE MA VIE (in 5 volumes)
$250.00 AUD

Paul Dupont, Editeur. Paris. 1896 - 1898 1st edition. Volume I: XII, (2), 378 PP, plus 5 b/w photos pasted down (No. 1: " Henri Rochefort, Directeur de L'Intransigeant", by J. Favre, "Marseille, France apres l'amnistie" on verso of front endpaper, No. 2: "Henri Rochefort" by H. Ehrmoon as frontispiece, No. 3: "Henri Rochefort, Directeur de L'Intransigeant" photo Stella, épreuve faite à Londres pendant l'exil, on verso of title page, No.4: "Henri Rochefort, journaliste" by H. Manuel, EOK, Paris and No. 5: "Henri Rochefort", photo J. Favre, Marseille (both pasted down on recto & verso of page (2). Volume II: (4), 385 PP. Volume III: (4), 366 PP. Volume IV: (4), 391 PP. Volume V: (4), 330 PP. Cloth covers with light wear and gilt lettering almost all faded from front covers and spine, top edge tinted. Small piece on lower corner of pages 7 to 10 of Volume I is torn (not affecting text). Volume I, with the Carte de Visite "Henri Rochefort" tipped in on front endpaper. Spines are faded, ageing of paper and some foxing. French text. Very good set and scarce with the 5 photos and the Carte de Visite, found in Volume I). 17.8 x 11.5.

33137
RODRIGUEZ, Maximo
LES ESPAGNOLS A TAHITI (1772-1776)
$30.00 AUD

Musée de l' Homme. Paris. 1995. 1st Ed., Société des Océanistes, publication No. 45. Translated and annotated by Horacio Belçaguy, and with a preface by Claude Robineau. 232 PP with 4 figures. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 24.8 x 16.

65254
RODRIGUEZ, Maximo
LES ESPAGNOLS A TAHITI (1772-1776)
$20.00 AUD

Musée de l' Homme. Paris. 1995. 1st Ed., Société des Océanistes, publication No. 45. Translated and annotated by Horacio Belçaguy, and with a preface by Claude Robineau. 232 PP with 4 figures. Pictorial card cover. French text. Name of previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 24.8 x 16.

60751
ROLLIN, Dr. Louis
LES ILES MARQUISES
$450.00 AUD

Société d' Editions Géographiques, Maritimes et Coloniales. Paris. 1929. 1st Ed. Preface by Dr. René Verneau. XXIII, (5), 28-334 PP with 8 maps and 35 text illustrations, plus 8 plates with 21 b/w illustrations (1 painting and 20 photos). Bound copy of the soft cover original edition. Quarter bound, gilt title on spine, marbled boards, original front cover tipped in on preliminary page. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise fine. French text. 26.2 x 17.

Description of the Marquesas Archipelago: geography, geology, inhabitants & ethnographic study: people, tribes, family, religion, daily life, etc ...

73327
ROUX, Jean-Claude & SHEKLETON, Max (editors)
Les Souvenirs du Colon EDMOND CAILLARD aux Nouvelles-Hébrides (Vanuatu) 1903 1913 - Une Jeunesse aux colonies d'antan
$55.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 2016. 1st edition, No. 35 in "Collection Portes Oceanes". 337, (11) PP with 2 maps of the New Hebrides and Ambrim Island and 37 b/w photos. Stiff covers, illustrated front. Fine. French text. 23.7 x 15.2. 9782343104300

Life of French white settler in Vanuatu 1903 to 1913.

73402
SALMOND, Anne
APHRODITE'S ISLAND. The European Discovery of Tahiti
$45.00 AUD

University of California Press. Berkeley, Ca. 2010. 1st US edition. 537 PP with 2 maps and 52 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 11 colour plates. Hard cover, dj. A 2 page review in Bulletin of the Pacific Circle, loosely inserted. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 24 x 15.5. 9780520261143

60894
SALVAT, Bernard & BACCHET, Philippe
GUIDE DES RECIFS CORALLIENS DE TAHITI ET SES ILES
$50.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2011. 1st Ed., in Collection Nature et Environnement d'Océanie. 366 PP with 1 map in colour and hundreds of colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 20.5 x 15.5. 9782915654912

Over 1000 species: seaweeds, sponges, sea shells, fishes ... mammals, birds.

33648
SANFORD, Loana
GAUGUIN ET LA TAHITIENNE
$25.00 AUD

Pacific Promotion Tahiti. Papeete. 1996. 1st Ed. 56 PP with 53 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French and English text. 29.8 x 21.2. 2911228103

Gauguin and the Tahitian women through the eyes of one of them.

11719
SAQUET, Jean-Louis
L'ATOLL
$30.00 AUD

Polymages / Scoop. Papeete. 1992. 1st Ed., in Collection Survol. 44 PP with b/w and colour illust. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. French text. 20 x 20.

Evolution and creation of an atoll and its lagoon. Ecology: flora, fauna & the inhabitants of these Polynesian islands.

12585
SAQUET, Jean-Louis
FLORE DE TAHITI
$110.00 AUD

Polymages. Papeete. 1996. 1st Ed. 128 PP with colour illustrations throughout. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 31.2 x 22.5.

The flora of Tahiti: endemic and recent arrivals. The trees, fruit, flowers of the coastal rim, the valleys & plateaux plus the flora of the mountains and atolls.

43936
SAQUET, Jean-Louis
KOKE P. GAUGUIN - Petite encyclopédie involontaire de Paul Gauguin en Océanie
$85.00 AUD

Editions Le Motu. Papeete. 2002. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27 x 24. 2950397196

Koké: Gauguin in the Marquesas language. On Tahiti in 1900s, at the time of Gauguin.

47204
SAQUET, Jean-Louis
L'AVIATION A TAHITI
$100.00 AUD

Polymages. Papeete. 2004. 1st Ed. 152 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (photos and drawings by J.-L. Saquet and Jean-Paul Rossignol). Pictorial laminated boards. A little light foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 31 x 22.6. 2952058601

Starting with the first flight in September 1925 of Vought UO 1, US Navy hydroplanes based on the cruisers Richmond and Trenton during a call in the Marquesas...

73247
SAQUET, Jean-Louis
L'AVIATION A TAHITI / The History of Aviation in French Polynesia
$120.00 AUD

Polymages. Papeete. 1998. 1st edition, special printing (tirage à part) for "Air New Zealand". Preface by Guy Yeung. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, printed on two columns (French on left and English on the right). Pictorial stiff covers. French and English text. Near fine. 30.5 x 22.2.

Since the first flight in September 1925 of Vought UO 1, US Navy hydroplanes based on the cruisers "Richmond" and "Trenton" during a call in the Marquesas...

21748
SAURA, Bruno
POUVANAA A OOPA, Père de la Culture Politique Tahitienne
$25.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 1997. 1st Ed. 475 PP, plus 10 pages with 24 bw photos. Pictorial soft cover. Text in French and Ma'ohi. Fine. 22 x 14. 2909790622

Biography of the father of Tahitian nationalism and of the political culture of French Polynesia.

31609
SAURA, Bruno
DES TAHITIENS, DES FRANCAIS, & leurs représentations réciproques aujourd'hui
$50.00 AUD

Christian Gleizal Editeur. Papeete. 1998. 1st Ed., in Les Essais series and with a foreword by Professeur Tobie Nathan. 112 PP. Illustrated card cover. Fine. French text. 21 x 15.

How Tahitians are perceived by the French and vice versa. How they see themselves.

47244
SAURA, Bruno
LA SOCIETE TAHITIENNE AU MIROIR D'ISRAEL. Un peuple en métaphore
$45.00 AUD

CNRS Editions. Paris. 2004. 1st Ed., in CNRS Ethnologie series. 302, (2) PP with 1 map of French Polynesia and 2 figures. Illustrated soft cover. Small crease on lower corner of back cover. Near fine. 24 x 17. 2271062187

55698
SAURA, Bruno
DES TAHITIENS, DES FRANCAIS. Leurs représentations réciproques aujourd'hui
$40.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2004. New updated edition of the 1998 original. Preface by Professeur Tobie Nathan. 157, (3 publications) PP. Soft cover. New. French text. 19.5 x 11.

How Tahitians are perceived by the French and vice versa. How they see themselves.

13495
SAUSSOL, Alain & ZITOMERSKY, Joseph (editors)
COLONIES, TERRITOIRES, SOCIETES - L'Enjeu Français
$25.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 1996. 1st Ed. 288 PP with a few tables & 30 figures (plans, maps, graphs). Soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Fine. 24 x 16. 2738445306

A study of different type of colonization used for the settlement of French nationals. Canada and Louisiana on the American continent, Algeria in North Africa, New Caledonia and Tahiti in the Pacific. Results.

35898
SCEMLA, Jean-Jo
LES CAHIERS MORILLOT, ou la vie très exotique du boucher Poncelet
$20.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 1999. 1st Ed., in the Mondes Océaniens series. 176 PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.6 x 13.3. 2738483968

Life and study of the Oscar Morillot, a friend of Victor Segalen, painter of French Polynesia, through a biography written by an admirer (butcher by trade).

13148
SCHNEEBERGER, Pierre-Francis
GAUGUIN A TAHITI
$30.00 AUD

International Art Book. Lausanne. 1961. 1st Ed. 62, (2) PP on art paper with 28 colour illustrations tipped in. Title page: Colour illustration "Et l'or de leur corps" (1901) tipped in. Cloth cover, Gauguin signature engraved on front cover. French text. Fine. 20.6 x 16.4.

Gauguin in Tahiti through 28 of his paintings.

61512
SCOTT, Cory
TIMELESS TAHITI / Experience Tahitian Waves and Hospitality (in Kiwi Surf Magazine)
$5.00 AUD

Kiwi Surf / Morrison Media. Auckland. 2006. Issue No. 92, Feb-March 2006. 80 PP with colour photos. Contains artivcle pages 34 to 47. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

71349
SEGALEN, Victor
LES IMMEMORIAUX
$60.00 AUD

Librairie Plon. Paris. 1929. 6th edition of the 1921 original by G. Ces & C. 312, (4 publications) PP with 5 drawings (2 tailpieces and 3 headpieces) by Paul Gauguin (woodcuts by G.D. de Monfreid). Bound copy retaining original front cover, gilt title on red label on spine. Ageing of paper. Nice copy. French text. 18.3 x 12.5.

56025
SERRE, Xavier (editor)
PERLES: Le Trésor du Pacifique (in Luxe & Prestige)
$10.00 AUD

Pacifique Presse Communication. Nouméa. 2008. Supplément Nouvelles Calédoniennes, 8 December 2008. 48 PP with colour illustrations. Contains articles from P. 8 to 12 on the Black Pearls of Tahiti. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 42.5 x 29.5.

Pinctada Margaritifera and Black Pearls.

46124
SEURAT, Léon-Gaston
L.-G. SEURAT, UN NATURALISTE EN OCEANIE 1902-1905 (in Bulletin de la Société des Etudes Océaniennes)
$35.00 AUD

Société des Etudes Océaniennes. Papeete. 2003. Nos. 296/297, February / June 2003. 320 PP with b/w illustrations. Illustrated soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 14.8.

A French naturalist from Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris, studying the flora and fauna of French Polynesia starting in the Gambiers, 1902, Tuamotus in 1903...

57582
SHARP, Andrew
ANCIENT VOYAGERS IN POLYNESIA
$30.00 AUD

Longman Paul Ltd. Auckland. 1969. Reprint of the 1963 original. 159 PP with 1 map on double page and 5 figures, plus 8 b/w plates. Eps: Map of the Pacific Area. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with closed tears. Name of previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 22.4 x 14.4.

Settlement of the islands by the Polynesians: achieved by one-way voyagers, blown off course.

70687
SHARP, Andrew
ANCIENT VOYAGERS IN POLYNESIA
$50.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1963. 1st Ed. 159 PP with 1 map on double page and 5 figures, plus 8 b/w plates. Eps: Map of the Pacific Area. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with a few small chips and a small piece missing at top of spine. A near fine copy signed by the author on title-page. 22.4 x 14.4.

Settlement of the islands by the Polynesians: achieved by one-way voyagers, blown off course.

58469
SHINOTO, Yosihiko H., EDDOWES, Mark, OTTINO, Pierre, Rolett, Barry W. & CHAZINE, Jean-Michel
PAPATUMU - Archéologie
$40.00 AUD

Société des Etudes Océaniennes. Papeete. 2009. 1st Ed. Foreword by Simone Grand. Preface by Pierre Vérin. 173 PP, (1 publications) with b/w illustrations (maps plans, sketches and photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 15. 9782952851749

12563
SIERS, James
TAHITI - Romance and Reality
$40.00 AUD

Millwood Press. Wellington. 1982. 1st Ed. 204 PP with 36 b/w illustrations and over 165 colour photos. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. Oblong: 25 x 28. 0908582560

Pictorial discovery (pages 13 to 149) and study of the myth surrounding the word Tahiti (pages 151 to 204, with the 36 b/w illustrations).

48944
SIN CHAN, Ernest
IDENTITE HAKKA A TAHITI. Rupture, Désordres et Fabrication (tome 2)
$50.00 AUD

Editions Te Ite. Papeete. 2005. 1st Ed. 496 PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 14. 2951879474

Hakka, Chinese settlers in Tahiti.

11524
SOCIETE D'ORNITHOLOGIE DE POLYNESIE FRANCAISE (MANU)
MANU, LES OISEAUX DE POLYNESIE
$30.00 AUD

Scoop. Papeete. 1993. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 7 colour photos & over 80 colour illust. Pict. soft cover. Fine. French text. 20 x 13. 2909790061

Sea birds, endemic & introduced birds of the various archipelagoes of French Polynesia.

37833
SOCIETE DES AMIS DU MUSEE DE L'HOMME
LA DECOUVERTE DE LA POLYNESIE
$50.00 AUD

Societe des Amis du Musée de l'Homme. Paris. 1972 1st Ed. No pagination, 248 PP, (1 errata loose) with 3 maps and 15 b/w illustrations, as well as 4 colour and 84 b/w plates, plus 1 record (45 RPM) in rear pocket. Pictorial card covers with a light soiling and edge wear and pages with a small bump at bottom, otherwise near fine. French text. 25.5 x 21.6.

The Discovery of Polynesia: Bougainville by Etienne Taillemite. Cook: Explorer and Ethnograph, by Bengt Danielsson. Catalogue of an Exhibition held January/June 1972 at Musee de l'Homme in Paris.

61249
SPITZ, Chantal T.
ELLES, TERRE D'ENFANCE, Roman à Deux Encres
$45.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2011. 1st edition, in Collection Litteratures du Pacifique. 299 PP, (5, with 2 publications). Pictorial stiff cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 13.3. 9782915654844

62032
SPITZ, Chantal T.
HOMBO - Transcription d'une Biographie
$40.00 AUD

Au Vent des îles. Papeete. 2012. Ist Ed. in "Collection Littératures du Pacifique". Reprint of the 2002 original. 125, (3) PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 13. 9782915654899

Novel.

71793
ST.-JOHNSTON, T. R.
SOUTH SEA REMINISCENCES
$50.00 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. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22.5 x 15.

Former District Commissioner in Fiji. WWI... Meeting in Honolulu with Duke Kahanamoku, surf-rider.

33139
STANLEY, David
TAHITI - Polynesia Handbook
$10.00 AUD

Moon Publications. Chico, Ca., USA. 1992. 2nd edition of the 1989 original. (12), 214, (14) PP with b/w illust. (maps, photos, engravings), plus 8 pages with 31 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 18.7 x 13. 0918373875

49254
STEMBER, John & ROBINSON, Tumata
TE HINE MANEA / FEMMES POLYNESIENNES/POLYNESIAN WOMEN
$90.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2004. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 62 b/w photos by John Stember. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. French and English text. Fine. Oblong: 24.6 x 29. 909790320

13253
STOCK, Ralph
THE CRUISE OF THE DREAM SHIP
$15.00 AUD

Wm. Heinemann. London. 1935. Reprint of the 1921 original. IX, 272 PP with 1 b/w illustration, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illustrations. Fp: The dream ship. Green cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Light shelf wear around edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 22.2 x 14.5.

Cruising through the South Sea Islands on a former fishing smack at the end of WWI: Galapagos, Marquesas, Tuamotus, Tahiti ... Cruise ending in Tonga after her sale. ... Thursday Island.

75529
STOCK, Ralph
THE CRUISE OF THE DREAM SHIP
$20.00 AUD

Wm. Heinemann. London. 1931. 1st edition in "The Crown Library" series of the 1921 original. IX, 272 PP with 2 b/w illustrations (line drawings & sail plan), plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illustrations. Fp: The dream ship. Green cloth cover, gilt "crown" on front board, gilt title and faded crown on spine. Occasional foxing. Stamp of the "Royal Naval War Libraries" on front endpaper. Frontispiece has been reinforced, otherwise a near fine copy. 22.2 x 14.5.

Cruising through the South Sea Islands on a former fishing smack at the end of WWI: Galapagos, Marquesas, Tuamotus, Tahiti ... Sold in Tonga. Continuation up to Thursday Island, by steamers and more dreams.

13047
STONE, William S.
IDYLLS OF THE SOUTH SEAS
$15.00 AUD

University of Hawaii Press. Honolulu. 1970. 1st Ed. (10), 152 PP. Hard cover, gilt decoration on front cover, dj has a repaired closed tear, o/wise fine. 25.5 x 18.5. 0870227750

Tales, songs & myths on gods, heroes, rulers & lovers of ancient Tahiti and its neighbouring islands.

13028
SUGGS, Robert C.
THE HIDDEN WORLDS OF POLYNESIA, The Chronicle of an Archaeological Expedition to Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas Islands
$20.00 AUD

Harcourt Brace. New York. 1962. 1st US Ed. VIII, 247 PP with 13 illust. in text plus 8 pages with 14 photos. Cloth cover, dj. Very good. 22.3 x 14.5.

American Museum Expeditions - 1956 & 1957-58.

54313
SUGGS, Robert C.
THE HIDDEN WORLDS OF POLYNESIA, The Chronicle of an Archaeological Expedition to Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas Islands
$15.00 AUD

The Cresset Press. London. 1963. 1st UK edition. VIII, 247 PP with 13 illustrations, plus 8 pages with 14 photos. Hard cover, dj. Lighr foxing on outside page edges, o/wise near fine. 22.3 x 14.5.

American Museum Expeditions - 1956 & 1957-58.

56122
SUGGS, Robert C.
MARQUESAN SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR
$65.00 AUD

Harcourt Brace & World, Inc. New York. 1966. 1st Ed. XVIII, 251 PP with tables, plus 8 pages with 17 b/w illustrations (3 engravings & 14 photos). Cloth cover, device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Very good. 21.8 x 15.

Infancy & childhood, puberty & adolescence, marriage & adulthood, sex & art,...

37104
SWARTVAGHER, Michel
LA CUISINE TAHITIENNE
$20.00 AUD

Editions du Pacifique. Singapore. 2000. 11th Ed. of the 1975 original. 48 PP with 82 colour photos by Michel Folco. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 19.5 x 19.5.

Fish, freshwater produce (prawns & Tahitian trout), fruit & vegetables.

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

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

42928
T'SERSTEVENS, A.
TAHITI ET SA COURONNE - Vol. I: Tahiti, Moorea, les Polynésiens
$20.00 AUD

Editions Albin Michel. Paris. 1960. Reprint of the 1950 original (18th thousand). Vol I: 400 PP with 20 line drawings by Amandine Doré, plus 24 pages with 24 b/w photos by author and 1 folded map. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Very good. 19 x 14.

Tahiti and her fringe of islands and archipelagoes as it was, during a 3 year sojourn after WWII.

49056
T'SERSTEVENS, A.
TAHITI ET SA COURONNE: Vol II: Marquises, Sous-le-Vent, Australes, Tuamotu
$20.00 AUD

Editions Albin Michel. Paris. 1950. 1st Ed. Volume II: 408 PP with 22 line drawings by Amandine Doré, plus 24 pages with 24 b/w photos by author. Pictorial soft cover. Creases on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. French text. Very good. 19 x 14.

52906
T'SERSTEVENS, A.
TAHITI ET SA COURONNE - Vol. I: Tahiti, Moorea, les Polynésiens
$25.00 AUD

Editions Albin Michel. Paris. 1950. 1st Ed. Vol I: 400 PP with 20 line drawings by Amandine Doré, plus 24 pages with 24 b/w photos by author and 1 folded map. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. 19 x 14.

Tahiti and her fringe of islands and archipelagoes as it was, during a 3 year sojourn after WWII.

72706
T'SERSTEVENS, A.
TAHITI ET SA COURONNE (in 3 volumes)
$175.00 AUD

Editions Albin Michel. Paris. 1950 & 1951. 1st Ed. Vol. 1: 400 PP with 20 drawings by Amandine Doré, 1 folded map at rear of book and 24 plates with 24 b/w photos by author. Vol. 2: 408 PP with 22 drawings by Amandine Doré, plus 24 plates with 24 b/w photos by author. Vol. 3: 222 PP. Preface (pages 7 to 20), 158 b/w photos (pages 21 to 198) and Notes and Comments (pages 199 to 219). Each volume: Soft covers, illustrated front. Pages uncut, slight ageing of paper. French text. Complete set. Scarce in such good condition. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 19.2 x 14.

Tahiti and her fringe of Islands and Archipelagoes, where the author lived for 3 years at the end of the Second World War. Volume 1: Tahiti, Moorea, Polynesians. Voume 2: Marquesas, Windward Islands, Austral Islands & Tuamotu archipelago. Volume 3: Photographic illustrations.

73191
T'SERSTEVENS, A.
TAHITI ET SA COURONNE - Vol. I: Tahiti, Moorea, les Polynésiens
$20.00 AUD

Editions Albin Michel. Paris. 1952. Reprint of the 1950 original (13th thousand). Vol I: 400 PP with 20 line drawings by Amandine Doré, plus 24 pages with 24 b/w photos by author and 1 folded map. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Very good. 19 x 14.

Tahiti and her fringe of islands and archipelagoes as it was, during a 3 year sojourn after WWII.

73192
T'SERSTEVENS, A.
TAHITI ET SA COURONNE: Vol II: Marquises, Sous-le-Vent, Australes, Tuamotu
$20.00 AUD

Editions Albin Michel. Paris. 1954. Reprint of the 1950 original. Volume II: 408 PP with 22 line drawings by Amandine Doré, plus 24 pages with 24 b/w photos by author. Pictorial soft cover. Creases on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. French text. Very good. 19 x 14.

61755
TAHITI
TAHITI FOR AUSTRALIANS - 2007/2008
$5.00 AUD

Tahiti Tourisme. Sydney. 2007. 2007/2008 edition. 24 PP with colour illustrations (1 plan, 2 documents and 12 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Small format: 21 x 10.

The Australmian Guide to a great Tahitian holiday.

61756
TAHITI
VANILLE DE TAHITI (Vanilla Tahitensis)
$10.00 AUD

Braun Trading Co., Ltd Lahaina, Hawai'i. c. 2000. No pagination, 8 PP with 1 map and 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 18 x 14.5.

Vanilla fromTahiti.

64133
TAHITI
ETABLISSEMENTS FRANCAIS D'OCEANIE
$20.00 AUD

Agence Economique des Colonies Autonomes et des Territoires Africains sous Mandat. Paris. 1935. Folded flyer - 6 folds with 2 tables, 1 map of French Polynesia, 1 b/w and 4 duotone photos. French text. Fine. 30 x 14.

EFO / Etablissements Français de l'Océanie = name of French Polynesia until the end of World War II.

72991
TAHITI
TAHITI AND ITS ISLANDS
$10.00 AUD

JPM Publications S.A. Lausanne. 1996. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 10 colour illustrations: 1 map Tahiti and Moorea, 1 plan of Papeete and 8 photos. Soft covers, pictorial front. Near fine. Small format: 14.5 x 10.5.

A tailor-made guide for French Polynesia.

52820
TAVERNIER, M. & O'REILLY, P.
L'ECRITURE DE GAUGUIN, Etude graphologique
$30.00 AUD

Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1968. Limited edition of 500 numbered copies (No. 319). (4), 54 PP, (1 colophon) with 15 facsimiles of manuscripts and 12 signatures. Soft cover. Pages uncut. French text. Fine. 27.6 x 18

72518
TAYLOR, John Patrick
THE OTHER SIDE: Ways of Being and Place in Vanuatu
$75.00 AUD

University of Hawai'i Press. Honolulu. 2008. 1st Ed. No. 22 in the Pacific Islands Monograph series. XIV, 238, (4) PP with 1 table, 3 maps and 36 figures (drawings, plans, photos). Eps: Map of "The Pacific Islands. 9780824833022

51779
Te Reo o te Tuamotu
NAKU TEIE HAKARI, na toku tupune - Le Cocotier aux Tuamotu, quête identitaire et transmission du patrimoine
$45.00 AUD

Association Culturelle Te Reo o te Tuamotu / Haere Po. Papeete. 2006. 1st Ed. 196, (2) PP with 2 b/w illustrations (1 drawing and 1 map), 2 maps in colour and hundreds of colour photos. Text in French and in Reo o te Tuamotu. Pictorial card covers with light wear, o/wise fine. 27 x 20.8. 2904171503

Coconut tree and heritage in the Tuamotu archipelago.

73168
TEIHOTU, Christa
LE MOU'A PUTA, SOURCE DE MA VIE / Te Mou'a Puta tou ia puna ora
$75.00 AUD

Association Te Ati Matahiapo Nui No Aimeho Nei. Papeete / Moorea. 2018. 1st edition. 166 PP with 64 b/w illustrations (2 drawings and 62 b/w photos). Pictorial stiff covers a little soiled and bumped,o/wise near fine. French text. 22 x 14.5. 9782953367027

A life in the shelter of the Mou'a Puta, the holed mountain of Moorea.

73227
TEIHOTU, Christa & JULLIEN-PARA, Sylvie
CUISINE DE NOS ANCÊTRES / Te Maa a te Mau Tupuna
$75.00 AUD

Association Te Ati Matahiapo Nui No Aimeho Nei. Papeete / Moorea. 2009. 1st edition. 154 PP on glossy paper, with tables and colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers, spiral bound. Text in Reo Maohi and French. Fine. 21 x 16. 9782953367010

53405
TEIHOTU, Christa, ALEXANDRE, Alain, RURUA, Lee & JULLIEN-PARA, Sylvie
CHANSONS TAHITIENNES D' AUTREFOIS / HIMENE TAHITI NO TE MATAMUA
$30.00 AUD

Editions Le Motu. Papeete. 2007. 1st Ed. 40 PP with colour photos, plus Compact Disc in pocket at rear of book. Pictorial soft cover. Lower corner of front cover with faint creases. Text in French an Reo Ma'ohi. New. 16 x 16. 2915105377

12 ancient tahitian songs collected by Te Ati Matahiapo Nui No Aimeho Nei (Association des personnes agées de Moorea).

38927
TEIKIMATUA, Vaema
LA TAVANA
$30.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 1999. 1st Ed. 422, (2) PP. Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 14. 2909790665

Novel: Love story in the Tahiti of yesteryear.

56243
TEIPOITE MARAMA FROGIER, Odette
Tahiti Belle Epoque - LES HISTOIRES D' ODETTE
$60.00 AUD

Au Vent des Îles. Papeete. 2008. 1st Ed. 295, (5 publications) PP. French text (with a 7 page glossary: Ma'ohi / French). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22 x 14. 9782915654424

Reminiscences and souvenirs.

13149
TEISSIER, Raoul
LES CYCLONES EN POLYNESIE FRANCAISE (1878-1903-1905-1906)
$30.00 AUD

Société des Etudes Océaniennes. Papeete. 1982. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 1 bw photo in text. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 14.8.

Study of the four cyclones which affected French Polynesia in 1878 and in the early 20th century.

17310
TEISSIER, Raoul
CHEFS ET NOTABLES DES ETABLISSEMENTS FRANCAIS DE L'OCEANIE AU TEMPS DU PROTECTORAT 1842-1880
$30.00 AUD

Société des Etudes Océaniennes. Papeete. 1996. 4th edition of the 1978 original published in Bulletin No. 202 of the S.E.O. 139, 3 PP, with 3 genealogical tables & 40 portraits in text. Pictorial card cover. Three black marker pen lines on top front cover, o/wise fine. French text. 21.4 x 14.7.

Chiefs and leading citizens of French Polynesia during the Protectorate.

62447
TERRIER, Christiane & DEFRANCE, Véronique (editors)
NOUMEA - PAPEETE: 150 ans de Liens et d'Echanges / NOUMEA E O PAPEETE: hoê hanere a pae àhuru matahiti tei paèpaèhia i nià i te parau no te natiraa e te ôpereraa
$75.00 AUD

Musée de la Ville de Nouméa. Nouméa. 2012. 1st Ed. A word from Jean Lèques, Lord Mayor of Nouméa. Introduction by Christiane Terrier & Véronique Defrance. 220 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 21. 9782953506938

55603
TESTARD DE MARANS, Alfred
SOUVENIRS DES ILES MARQUISES 1887-1888. Etude sur le groupe Sud-Est de l'archipel
$80.00 AUD

Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Paris. 2004. 1st Ed. Publication No. 48. Introduction by Dominique Cadilhac. Avertissement by Michel Orliac. Notes and glossary by Marie Noëlle Ottino-Garanger. XIV, 212 PP with 2 tables, 10 figures, plus 12 pages with 18 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24.5 x 16. 2854300084

57368
THALASSA
LA TERRE POLYNESIENNE - Issue No. 29, Oct/Nov 1988
$15.00 AUD

Thalassa. Paris. 1988. Edited by Georges PERNOUD. 84 PP. Contains 7 articles between P.24 and 51 with 1 b/w and 26 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Jouer au bon sauvage, by France Guillain. Ses Iles , & Qu'est-ce qu'un Atoll, by Alain Dunoyer de Segonzac. Alain Gerbault, by Daniel Hillion. Vivre sur un atoll, by Armelle Bourdais. Heiva i Tahiti, by Michel-Claude Touchard. Sa cuisine, by Christian R. Saint Roche.

73584
THOMSON, Belinda & GARB, Tamar (editors)
GAUGUIN: Maker of Myth
$50.00 AUD

Tate Publishing. London. 2010 1st Ed. Forewords by Brian Moynihan, Bank of America, Nicholas Serota, Tate Modern, London and Earl A. Powell III, National Gallery of Art, Washington. 255 PP with b/w or colour illustrations with 55 figures and 155 plates. Title spread: "Faa Iheihe" (Tahitian Pastoral). Stiff covers, pictorial front (Nevermore O Tahiti), 1897). The 20 page Guide to the exhibition, a 2 page flyer with 2 entry tickets, loosely inserted. 29.1 x 14.5. 9781854379023

Exhibition held at Tate Modern, London: 30 September 2010 to 16th January 2011.

75235
THOMSON, Reverend Robert, CRAIG, Robert D. (editor)
THE MARQUESAS ISLANDS, Their Description and Early History
$30.00 AUD

Institute for Polynesian Studies. Laie, Hawai'i. 1980. 2nd edition of the 1978 original. Monograph Series, No.2 edited by Robert D. Craig. (6), XIV, 83 PP with 1 map. Fp: An example of early nineteenth-century Marquesan tattoo (Langsdorf). Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 21.6 x 13.8.

Early history and discovery and description (geographical, meteorogical, manners & customs, etc.).

73252
TIHOTI, (CALDERON, George)
TAHITI
$75.00 AUD

Harcourt, Brace and Co. New York. 1922. 1st US edition of the July 1921 UK original. 260 PP with a 4 pages glossary "Tahitian/English" and b/w illustrations (1 sketch map, 3 inscriptions, 2 musical scores and 3 drawings), plus 50 plates with 49 sketches by the author and his portrait. Fp (with tissue guard): Portrait of Tihoti. Rebacked copy, half bound, marbled boards, gilt device and title on a leather spine with raised bands. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.

In 1906, the author lived in Tahiti. When he returned to England he completed his book on the islands visited, describing the impact upon them by Europeans. He was killed at Gallipoli in 1915 before his book was published.

12551
TOULLELAN, Pierre-Yves
TAHITI COLONIAL (1860-1914)
$30.00 AUD

Publications de la Sorbonne. Paris. 1988. 2nd Ed. XIX, 361 PP with maps, graphs & tables, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2859441441

The arrival of the French in a background of Anglo-French rivalry, the work force, the trading firms, shipping & administration.

42144
TOULLELAN, Pierre-Yves
COLONS FRANCAIS EN POLYNESIE ORIENTALE 1830-1914 (in Bulletin de la Société des Etudes Océaniennes - Volume XVIII - No. 221 No. 10)
$30.00 AUD

Société des Etudes Océaniennes. Papeete. 1982. December 1982. Pages 1161 to 1243 with 1 map, 1 organigram, 1 graph and 13 tables. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 14.5.

Contemporary history written to mark the 150th anniversary of French presence in Tahiti.

49565
TOULLELAN, Pierre-Yves & GILLE, Bernard
LE MARIAGE FRANCO-TAHITIEN, Histoire de Tahiti du XVIIIe Siècle à Nos Jours
$55.00 AUD

Editions Polymages-Scoop. Papeete. 1992. 1st Ed. 173 PP with maps, graphs & tables. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 20.8 x 15. 2909790509

Contemporary history written to mark the 150th anniversary of French presence in Tahiti.

61656
TREGEAR, Edward
A DICTIONARY OF MANGAREVA (or Gambier Islands)
$100.00 AUD

New Zealand Institute. Wellington. 1899. 1st Ed. (8), 122 PP. Soft cover, staples. Copy with the front cover chipped and a closed tear, and lacking the back cover. Faint foxing. Contents near fine. Scarce. 24.5 x 15.3.

A pure Polynesian language closely related to the speech of the Maoris of New Zealand and different from the Paumotu Archipelago close by.

47846
TRYON, Darrell (editor)
PACIFIC IDENTITIES / LES IDENTITES DU PACIFIQUE (in The New Pacific Review / La Nouvelle Revue Du Pacifique - Volume 1)
$40.00 AUD

Pandanus Book. Canberra. 2000. Volume 1, No. 1, December 2000. 1st bilingual (English / French) edition. 210 (English text), (2), 224 (French text) PP. Illustrated soft covers. Fine. 25.4 x 17.7.

Nouméa Symposium Proceedings (15 papers) held 15-16 July 1999. Pacific Identities and Modernities, by Marshall Sahlins. Identity and Power in Vanuatu, by Darrell Tryon. Identity and language, by Louise Peltzer...

49087
UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC
JOURNAL OF PACIFIC STUDIES - FRANCONESIA: Contemporary Aspects of Francophone Presence in Oceania - Volume 27, No.1
$20.00 AUD

School of Social and Economic Development / University of the South Pacific. Suva. 2004. August 2004. Edited by Frédéric ANGLEVIEL. (4), 137, (3) PP. Soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8.

8 papers. 2 in French: Vision of precolonial paradise in Tahiti, by Philippe Bachimon. Uveans (Wallisians) in New Caledonia, by Dominique Pechberty. 6 in English: Input of Francophone archaeological research in the Pacific, by Christophe Sand... The Black and the Red: Radicalising anti-colonialism in 1970s New Caledonia, by David Chappell..

46550
VAITE, Célestine Hitiura
L'ARBRE A PAIN, la vie, l'amour à la tahitienne
$35.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2003. 1st French edition of the 2000 Australian original, translated by Henri Theureau. 340, (4 publications) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.8 x 14. 2909790460

Novel set in Tahiti. A slice of life and love, Tahitian style.

59361
VERNIER, Fréderic, Charles & Henri
A TAHITIAN AND ENGLISH DICTIONARY - "Le Davies des Vernier"
$90.00 AUD

Haere Po No Tahiti. Papeete. 2009. 6th reprint of the 1851 original published by the London Missionary Society. 413 PP. Decorated soft cover. As new. 21.2 x 14.8. 9782904171079

Dictionary with introductory remarks on the Polynesian Language and a short grammar of the Tahitian dialect with an appendix.

11557
VERNIER, Henri
AU VENT DES CYCLONES - Puai Noa Mai Te Vero - Histoire des Missions Protestantes et de l' Eglise Evangélique à Tahiti et en Polynésie Française, Une Eglise Polynésienne 1797-1963, 1985
$30.00 AUD

Eglise Evangélique de Polynnésie Française. Papeete. 1986. 1st Ed. (16), 466 PP with b/w illust. (paintings & photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.8. 2905832002

History and changes of the Protestant Church in Tahiti and in French Polynesia, since the arrival of the London Missionary Society.

50190
VILLIERME, Marie-Hélène
TANGATA, Une Communauté Polynésienne
$60.00 AUD

Editions Le Motu. Papeete. 2005. 1st Ed. 176 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover, dj. French text. Fine. 25 x 25. 2915105197

A Polynesian Community spread on the Tuamotus and Gambier archipelagos.

51781
Von Den STEINEN, Karl
LES MARQUISIENS ET LEUR ART. Etude sur le Développement de l'Art Ornemental Primitif des Mers du Sud. Volume II: PLASTIQUE
$130.00 AUD

Musée de Tahiti et des Iles - Te Fare Iamanaha. Papeete. 2005. 1st French edition of the 1928 German original, translated by Almut & Jean Pagès. VIII, 292 PP with 273 b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, photos, sketches). Pictorial laminated boards. French text. Fine. 31.5 x 25. 2952148759

57392
Von Den STEINEN, Karl
L'ART DU TATOUAGE AUX ÎLES MARQUISES
$150.00 AUD

Haere Po. Papeete. 2007. Reprint of the November 2005 edition. Illustrations and texts selected and translated by Denise & Robert Koenig. Myth of Kena, translated from the German text by Almut & Jean Pagès. 176 PP with 2 portraits, 5 facsimiles of a page (manuscripts and original german edition) , 2 maps, 21 b/w photos and and over 140 b/w illustrations (sketches, headpieces, tail pieces, text drawings). Illustrated soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 15. 9782904171505

13462
WALTHER, Ingo F.
PAUL GAUGUIN, 1848-1903, The Primitive Sophisticate
$10.00 AUD

Benedikt Taschen. Cologne, Germany. 1988. 1st English Ed. 96 PP with colour illust. Half title page: Woman with a Mango (Vahine No Te Vi). Fp: Bonjour Monsieur Gauguin. Pict. card cover. Fine. 30 x 23. 3822801143

33606
WALTHER, Ingo F.
PAUL GAUGUIN, 1848-1903 - The Primitive Sophisticate
$15.00 AUD

Evergreen. Cologne, Germany. 1996. Reprint of the 1988 edition. 96 PP with 8 b/w and 84 colour illust. Fp: Bonjour Monsieur Gauguin. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 23.5 x 19. 382288667X

75444
WARD, R. Gerard (editor)
MAN IN THE PACIFIC ISLANDS: Essays on Geographical Changes in the Pacific Islands
$15.00 AUD

Clarendon Press. Oxford, 1872 1st Ed. X, 339 PP with 34 tables and 22 b/w illustrations (maps, figures & graphs). Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Ex Library copy with stamps on half title and title page and renewed endpapers. Foxing spots on top outside edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22.2 x 14.5.

11 Essays. The Pacific Islands and their Prehistoric Inhabitants, by J. Golson. Trade and Plantations in Eastern Polynesia, by Colin Newbury. ... The Makatea Phosphate Concession... Urbanization in the South Pacific and the case of Nouméa, by W.D. Taggart...

51278
WARNER, Oliver (editor)
AN ACCOUNT OF THE DISCOVERY OF TAHITI, From the Journal of George Robertson, Master of H.M.S Dolphin
$20.00 AUD

Folio Society. London. 1992 Reissue of the 1955 edition. 127 PP with 10 wood-engravings by Robert Gibbings. Fp: Map of the island of Tahiti. Hard cover, gilt decorated boards, gilt title on cloth spine. Name of previous owner at top of half title page. Light foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 046004141X

The account of the experiences of the sea-weary crew of the HMS Dolphin on the discovery of Tahiti in 1767.

62726
WELDON, Kevin
EARTHWATCH ON MATAIREA HILL (in GEO, Australia's Geographical Magazine)
$10.00 AUD

Australasia's Geographical Magazine / The Rigby Group. Sydney. 1979. Volume 2, No. 2, 1979. 138 PP. Includes article from P.102 to 115 with colour illustrations (3 maps and 12 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28 x 20.3.

Dr Yosihiko Sinoto, and Earthwatch Project on the ruins of Matairea Hill, Huahine Island.

47427
WHONSBON-ASTON, C. W.
THE MOON AND POLYNESIA
$15.00 AUD

Society for the Propagation of the Gospel & the Australian Board of Missions. London & Sydney. 1963. 2nd edition of the 1961 original. 20 PP, plus 4 pages with 3 maps and 5 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.8 x 13.2.

75401
WILLIAMSON, Robert W.
ESSAYS IN POLYNESIAN ETHNOLOGY
$35.00 AUD

Cooper Square Publishers, Inc. New York. 1975. New edition of the 1939 original. Preface by Ralph Piddington. XLII, 373 PP with 1 map, 7 tables, plus 1 large folded map and 10 plates with 11 b/w photos. Cloth cover, title on a black vignette on spine. Fine. 23.3 x 16. 0815405073

73213
WRAGGE, Clement L.
THE ROMANCE OF THE SOUTH SEAS
$70.00 AUD

Chatto & Windus. London. 1906. 1st Ed. XV, 312, 32 (catalogue of publications) PP with 84 b/w illustrations. Fp (with tissue guard): A Tahitian darling - pure caste. Cloth cover, front board with title in blind and a b/w photo pasted down, gilt title on spine, top edge gilt. Insect damage (on 1.2 cm) at top of hinge of front cover, and top of gutter of front endpaper. Very good. 19 x 12.5.

A voyage to New Caledonia and Tahiti in 1891, describing the French regime under the Southern Cross. New Zealand administration of the Cook Islands.

33605
ZINGG, Jean-Pierre
LES EVENTAILS DE PAUL GAUGUIN
$150.00 AUD

Editions Avant & Après. Papeete. 1996. 1st edition, numbered and limited to 1000 copies. 103 PP with 99 b/w and colour illustrations, as well as 24 b/w photos of the fans with details. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, colour vignette on front, cloth slipcase. Fine. French text. Oblong: 25.7 x 28.7. 290771614X

Study on Gauguin, the painter and his fans (eventails).

12619
ZUBER, Christian
TAHITI, LES PLUS BELLES ILES DU MONDE
$20.00 AUD

Editions G.P. Paris. 1974. 1st Ed. in the Coup d'Oeil sur le Monde series. 128 PP with 120 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Light foxing. Very good. French text. 27 x 21.

Adventures in French Polynesia while on film location. Excellent photography.