59436
AIDAB
AUSTRALIA AND KIRIBATI DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION - Country Strategy Paper

Canberra. 1994. AIDAB / Australian International Development Assistance Bureau. May 1994 edition. (2), 14 PP with 1 map, 2 graphs and 1 table. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 24.8 x 17.7. 0642202656
AIDAB strategy for development cooperation with Kirabati for the period 1993/94 - 1997/98.
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$10

42179
ASIA/AUSTRALIA
HEMISPHERE ANNUAL - V

Canberra. 1984. A.G.P.S. The six bi-monthly issues of Hemisphere "An Asian-Australian" magazine, published from July-August 1983 to May-June 1984. Edited by Kenneth Russell HENDERSON. (8), 384 PP, (8 index) with b/w and colour illustrations. Fine. 29.3 x 20.6.
Conrad Martens, the traveller who stayed, by Barry Pearce... The Pacific on the walls of France. Music from Tonga, by Richard M. Moyle... The Song dynasty shipwreck at Quanzhou, by Jeremy Green.
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$25

62278
AUSTRALASIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY (AIMA)
THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALASIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Volume 35

Sydney. 2011. AIMA / Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Volume 35, 2011. Edited by Myra STANBURY. 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, maps and photos). Pictorial soft cover. New. 29.8 x 21.
Early historic shipwreck at Godawaya, Sri Lanka. ... Archaeology and the HMAS Sydney, by M. McCarthy. Dampier's Roebuck, by R T. Sexton. ... Survey of the 12th to 15th-century wharf structure and house of the Concubines Mua/Lapaha, Tongatapu, Kingdom of Tonga, by R. Hawarden, B. Alexander and C. Schab ...
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$45

54108
AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
THE JOURNAL OF PACIFIC HISTORY - Volume 8, 1973

Canberra. 1973. Australian National University. Annual edition. Volume 8: Edited by J.W. DAVIDSON, W.N. GUNSON & Deryck SCARR. 240 PP with figures. Soft cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24 x 17.
German firms in the Western Pacific Islands, by Stewart Firth... The coolie labour question and German colonial policy in Samoa, by John A. Moses...
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$35

62337
BALLARD, Robert D. & ARCHBOLD, Rick
THE LOST SHIPS OF GUADALCANAL

Sydney. 1993. Allen & Unwin. 1st Australian edition. 228 PP with over 300 b/w & colour illustrations. Half title page: Crest of the 1st Marine Division. Title spread: Rusting hull on landing Beach. Eps: Fleet under attack. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Near fine. 28.8 x 22.2. 186373533X
The Guadalcanal campaign with compelling stories of sailors and warships, resting in Iron Bottom Sound.
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$20

63376
BASSO, Hamilton
A QUOTA OF SEAWEED - Persons and Places in Brazil, Spain, Honduras, Jamaica, Tahiti, and Samoa

London. 1961. Collins. 1st UK edition.191 PP with 6 drawings by Tom Funk. Hard cover. Ex Library copy with stamp on front endpaper and dates on rear endpaper. Very good reading copy. 21.7 x 14.5.
South Seas Diary with a voyage on a tramp and stay of a month in Tahiti, followed by Robert Louis Stevenson and Samoa.
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$10

54175
BECKWITH, Noah (editor)
THE ECONOMIST INTELLIGENCE UNIT - Country Report - PACIFIC ISLANDS: Fiji, New Caledonia, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu - 1st Quarter 1999

London. 1999. The Economist Intelligence Unit. Issue: 1st quarter 1999. (2), 62 PP with graphs, map and tables. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27 x 20.8.
For each country: Outlook, Economic Structure, Political Structure, Review.... Other Island countries: Federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands, Tuvalu, Nauru.
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$20

54176
BECKWITH, Noah (editor)
THE ECONOMIST INTELLIGENCE UNIT - Country Report - PACIFIC ISLANDS: Fiji, New Caledonia, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu - 2nd Quarter 1999

London. 1999. The Economist Intelligence Unit. Issue: 2nd quarter 1999. (2), 66 PP with graphs, map and tables. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27 x 20.8.
For each country: Outlook, Economic Structure, Political Structure, Review.... Other Island countries: Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Tuvalu, Nauru, Niue.
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$20

54177
BECKWITH, Noah (editor)
THE ECONOMIST INTELLIGENCE UNIT - Country Report - PACIFIC ISLANDS: Fiji, New Caledonia, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu - 3rd Quarter 1999

London. 1999. The Economist Intelligence Unit. Issue: 3rd quarter 1999. 64 PP with graphs, map and tables. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27 x 20.8.
For each country: Outlook, Economic Structure, Political Structure, Review.... Other Island countries: Cook Islands, Marshall Islands, Nauru.
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$20

54174
BECKWITH, Noah (editor)
THE ECONOMIST INTELLIGENCE UNIT - Country Report - PACIFIC ISLANDS: Fiji, New Caledonia, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu - 4th Quarter 1998

London. 1998. The Economist Intelligence Unit. Issue: 4th quarter 1998. (2), 58 PP with graphs, map and tables. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27 x 20.8.
Foe each country: Outlook, Economic Structure, Political Structure, Review.... Other Island countries: Palau.
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$20

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

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

62622
BONFANTE, Jordan
HAIL TO THE KING OF TONGA (in Life Australia)

Melbourne. 1967. Time-Life International (Australia) Pty. Ltd. Volume 43, No. 3, 7th August 1967. Edited by Edward K. Thompson. 72 PP. Contains article from P. 8 to 17 with 7 b/w and 10 colour photos by Farrell Grehan & David Beal. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 33.5 x 26.5.
His Majesty Taufa'ahau Tupou IV, Sovereign King of Tonga.
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$5

40020
CAPELL, A, PARKER, G. J. & SCHUTZ, A. J.
PAPERS IN LINGUISTICS OF MELANESIA No. 1

Canberra. 1980. Pacific Linguistics / ANU. Reprint of the 1968 original. Pacific Linguistics, Series A, No. 15. IV, 52, (10 publications) PP. Soft cover. Fine. 24.8 x 20. 0858830205
Lexicostatistical study of the languages of Choiseul Island. Southeast Ambrym verb inflection and morphophonemics...
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$35

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

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

59874
DAVIDSON, Mike (Editor)
THE CRUISING SKIPPER MAGAZINE - Vol. 1 No. 8

Sydney. 1985. Leisure Magazines Pty. Ltd. Vol. 1, No. 8, Autumn 1985. 112 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (with small creases). Fine. 27.5 x 20.7.
Cruising Offshore: Vava'u Group, Tonga, by Mike Davidson. ... "Child of Bounty": the 1983 re-enactment of Bligh's open boat voyage from Tonga to Timor, by Captain R. W. Bligh-Ware. ... Cruising Inshore: Cape York and Torres Strait Islands, by Tony Allsop.
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$10

58307
DE BRES, Joris
HOW TONGA AIDS NEW ZEALAND - A Report on Migration and Education

Auckland & Wellington. 1974. Citizens Association for Racial Equality / South Pacific Action Network. 1st Ed. 44 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover, staples. Very good. 20.7 x 17.
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$10

59429
DEMMKE, Andreas, RAKASETA, Vilimaina L. ...
KIRIBATI POPULATION PROFILE, based on 1995 census - A Guide for Planners and Policy Makers

Nouméa. 1998. Secretariat of the Pacific Community. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Gerard Haberkorn. XII, 80 PP with 2 maps, 11 graphs and 33 tables. Soft cover, illustrated front. Fine. 23.8 x 17. 9822036329
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$10

51631
ENDERBY, Jenny & Tony, et al.
SAMOA: Discovering Treasure Island / Mystery Shipwreck in Samoa (in SeaSpray Australia)

Auckland. 2006. SeaSpray magazine. Issue for February/March 2006. Contains articles between P. 80 and 89 with 13 colour photos, plus 1 folded chart in colour of Western Samoa. Pictorial soft cover. New. 29.7 x 21.
Shipwreck off the island of Savai'i: missionary ship washed on the reef in the 1840s.
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$15

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

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

47937
FAIRBAIRN, Te'o I. J.
WESTERN SAMOA 'S CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE. Major Features and implications for Development

Sydney. 1993. Centre for South Pacific Studies / University of New South Wales. 1st Ed. Pacific Studies monograph No. 7. (10), 40 PP. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 20.5 x 14.8. 0733403417
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$10

59796
FONUA, Pesi (editor)
THE TONGA PARLIAMENTARY BULLETIN - Volume Two, 1985

Nuku'Alofa, Tonga. 1985. VaVa'u Press. 1st Ed. English summary of the Tongan Parliamentary Minutes, translated from Tongan and edited by Pesi Fonua. XVIII, 419 PP (typescript). Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 29.6 x 21.5 0908717067
First bound issue of the weekly Tongan Parliamentary Minutes: 10th June to 1st November 1985.
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$35

58888
FONUA, Pesi & Mary (editors)
MATANGI TONGA (The National News Magazine) - Volume 14, No. 4

Nuku'alofa. 1999. Matangi Tonga. December 1999. 54 PP with b/w and colour photos. Plus the 16 pages Issue No. 49 of "Tonga Visitors' Bureau Millenium Programme". Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28 x 20.5.
Special issue: "2000, in Tonga, where time begins".
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$10

45451
FOX, Charles E.
THE STORY OF THE SOLOMONS

Honiara. 1967. Diocese of Melanesia Press. 1st Ed. (6), 98 PP with 3 drawings, plus 1 full-colour plate, 8 plates with 14 b/w illustrations ans 1 large folded map. Hard cover, gilt device and title on front cover, dj. Gilt of front cover partly dulled, dust jacket chipped and sunned. Ageing of paper on outside edges. Name and address of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 22 x 14.6.
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$25

60760
FOX, Charles E.
THE STORY OF THE SOLOMONS

Honiara. 1967. Diocese of Melanesia Press. 1st Ed. (6), 98 PP with 3 drawings, plus 1 full-colour plate, 8 plates with 14 b/w illustrations ans 1 large folded map. Hard cover, decoration and title on front cover. Occasional foxing. Note to previous owner on free fly of front endpaper. Pages 5/6, 19/20 and the b/w plates are facsimile reprints. A good reading copy. 21 x 14.
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$15

47513
FOX, Charles E.
THE STORY OF THE SOLOMONS

Sydney. 1975. Pacific Publications. Revised edition of the 1967 original. 88 PP with 1 map and headpieces Nguzunguzu. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 21.5 x 14.
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$15

54197
FRAWLEY-HOLLER, Janis
PICTURING PARADISE, In Samoa early photographers found a lasting vision of Polynesia (in Islands)

Santa Barbara, Ca. 1995. Islands Publishing Company. Volume 15, No. 6, November/December 1995. 224 PP. Contains article P. 110 to 117 with 9 b/w photos by Thomas Andrew, John Davis, Frances Hubbard Flaherty, Alfred Henry Burton. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.3 x 21.4.
Other Pacific article: Of Magic Stones and Water, a Pohnpei Adventure, by Lawrence Millman.
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$10

59002
FREEMAN, Derek
THE FATEFUL HOAXING OF MARGARET MEAD: A Historical Analysis of her Samoan Research

Boulder, Colorado. 1999. Westview Press. 1st Ed. XI, 279 PP with 3 maps, plus 12 pages with 21 b/w illustrations. Fp: Derek Freeman in Upolu. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 0813336937
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$10

41957
FREEMAN, Derek
MARGARET MEAD AND SAMOA - The Making and Unmaking of an Anthropological Myth

Canberra. 1983. ANU Press. 1st Ed. XVII, 379 PP with 1 map, 1 table and 5 figures, plus 6 pages with 8 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Book plate and name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 24 x 16. 0708112714
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$5

57693
GERSTLE, Donna
GENTLE PEOPLE - Into the Heart of Vava'u, Kingdom of Tonga 1781-1973

San Diego. 1973. Tofua Press. 1st Ed. (10), 65 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map and 6 engravings). Soft cover, illustrated front. Fine. 21.4 15.3.
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$20

45535
GILBERT & ELLICE
Report on the GILBERT and ELLICE Islands Colony and the Central and Southern Line Islands for the years 1952 & 1953

London. 1964. HMSO. 1st Ed. 54 PP with tables, plus 4 pages with 6 b/w photos and 1 large folded map tipped in at back of book. Soft cover. Signature of previous owner at top of front cover. Staples removed, o/wise very good. 21.5 x 14.
Colonial reports on the Gilbert Islands or Kiribati and the Ellice Islands or Tuvalu.
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$35

53967
GILBERT AND ELLICE ISLANDS COLONY and the Central and Southern Line Islands
ANNUAL REPORT 1972

Tarawa. 1973. G. & E. I. C. Government 1st Ed. (4), 139 PP with over 40 tables. Stapled wrappers, typescript on recto only. Very good. 29.6 x 20.7.
Kiribati and Tuvalu in 1972.
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$20

57898
GREEN, R. C. & DAVIDSON, Janet M.
ARCHAEOLOGY IN WESTERN SAMOA - Volume 1

Auckland. 1969. Auckland Institute and Museum. 1st Ed. Bulletin No. 6. XIV, 278 PPwith 29 tables and 110 b/w illustrations, plus 3 folded plates (figures 52, 86 & 91) and 22 pages with 26 b/w photos plates. Soft cover. Covers slightly soiled and reinforced at spine. Note and stamp on title page. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 27.7 x 21.
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$40

49645
GROSVENOR, Melville Bell & MARDEN, Luis
SOUTH SEAS' TONGA HAILS A KING - THE FRIENDLY ISLES OF TONGA (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 133, No.3, 1968)

Washington. 1968. N.G.S. Contains articles between P.322 and 367 with 2 maps and 56 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
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$15

33479
HERR, R. A. & ROOD, E. A. (editors)
A SOLOMONS SOJOURN: J. E. Philp's Log of the Makira 1912-1913

Hobart. 1978. Tasmanian Historical Research Association. Limited edition of 550 copies. 208 PP with 3 maps, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: John Ernest Philp, Boroni Plantation, 1913. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 22.5 x 14.2. 0909479011
Trading for copra, goods, as well as recruiting labour for coconut plantations, on board the huon pine ketch Makira. Establishment of a plantation on San Cristobal, B.S.I.P.
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$10

71017
HILDER, Brett
PORTRAIT - CHARLES BIRD OF THE SOLOMONS

Dated 4.5.1955. Original unframed signed watercolour. 37 x 29cm.
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$250

71055
HILDER, Brett
PORTRAIT - ELIZABETH TOGIA, A'ana District, Western Samoa

Original unframed watercolour. 38 x 26cm.
Trained as a nurse in Samoa, worked in Moresby, aged about 24.
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$250

71038
HILDER, Brett
PORTRAIT - KING OF TONGA

1970. Original unframed watercolour and similar to one used on cover of Pacific Islands Monthly, Vol.40, No.6, June 1970. Small format: Oblong: 20 x 15.5cm.
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$100

70302
HILDER, Brett
PORTRAIT - KING OF TONGA, UNUSED PORTRAIT FOR A COIN.

Dated 1968. Original unframed watercolour. 29.6 x 25 cm.
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$150

71050
HILDER, Brett
PORTRAIT - MELLI OF SIKAIANA, SOLOMONS

No Date. Original unframed signed watercolour. 36.5 x 27cm.
Sikaiana Island, an eastern outlier Polynesian Island of the BSIP (British Solomon Islands Protectorate) in 1898, but previously ruled by the Kingdom of Hawaii..
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$250

70325
HILDER, Brett
PORTRAIT - SCHOOL GIRL AT TONGA

Dated 1967. Original unframed signed watercolour. 37 x 29 cm.
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$150

70311
HILDER, Brett
PORTRAIT - TUI'VAKANO, A NOBLE OF TONGA

Dated1967. Original unframed signed watercolour. 39 x 27.5 cm.
Poet Laureate and Composer of ISA LEI in its original Tongan words, 1915.
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$250

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

Laie, Hawaii. 1994. The Institute for Polynesian Studies / Brigham Young University - Hawaii. 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...
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$15

46434
IRVINE, Lucy
FARAWAY

London. 2000. Doubleday. 1st paperback edition. XIV, 386 PP with 5 maps, plus 32 pages with 13 b/w and 73 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Spine slightly creased. Ageing of paper and faint foxing. Near fine. 23.3 x 15.5. 0385601808
Adventures and life in the second half of the 20th century on the faraway island of Pigeon Island, Lom Lom group, Reef Islands, Solomon.
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$10

60376
IRVINE, Lucy
FARAWAY

London. 2001. Corgi Books. 1st Corgi paperback edition of the 2000 original. 447, (1) PP with 3 maps, plus 32 pages with 13 b/w and 73 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Front cover with a crease. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 19.8 x 12.7. 0552146803
Adventures and life in the second half of the 20th century on the faraway island of Pigeon Island, Lom Lom group, Reef Islands, Solomon.
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$5

59848
IUTA, Taomati, TABAI, Ieremia, VAN TREASE, Howard.
POLITICS IN KIRIBATI

Tarawa. 1980. Kiribati Extension Centre and Institute of Pacific Studies / USP. 1st Ed. (8), 68, (3 index) PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 1 map and 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Covers lightly soiled. Very good. 20.7 x 14.8.
Being I-Kiribati by Sister M. Alaima Talu. Spiritual beliefs by Baranite Kirata...
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$15

60826
JEFFREYS, Commander R. E.
A NAVAL OPERATION IN SAMOA - An Example of Imperial Police Work (in the Journal)

London. c. 1933. Royal United Service Institution. Pulled out article fropm the "Journal of the RUSI". Pages 501 to 513. Soft cover. Foxing. 25 x 17.5.
H.M.S. Dunedin and the Mau /Society in Western Samoa (slogan: Samoa for the Samoans).
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$10

71280
JOHNSON, Osa
BRIDE IN THE SOLOMONS

Boston. 1944. Houghton Mifflin. 1st Ed. X, (2), 251 PP, plus 62 b/w plates. Title page: Slit gongs (boo-boos). Eps: Coconut trees by the beach. Cloth cover, device on front cover, title on front cover and spine which has insect damage (holes in the cloth), however, binding is still tight. Copy lacking the 2 first plates found in the section between pages 68 / 69. Otherwise a very good copy of the scarce original edition. 22 x 13.5.
The quest for bringing back the first authentic record of cannibals actually eating human flesh.
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$80

60132
JONES, Minh Bui
THE DIPLOMAT: Australia's Window on the World - Vol. 2 No. 3 / 2003

Sydney. 2003. Diplomat Media Pty. Ltd. Vol. 2 No. 3, August-September 2003. 52 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 20.5.
Saving the Pacific: Judgement and the Solomons / Pacifying the Pacific / A state in waiting , by Paul Monk, Robert Ayson, Fergus Hanson and Abigail Makim.
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$10

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

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

33287
KIRCH, Patrick Vinton
NIUATOPUTAPU - The Prehistory of a Polynesian Chiefdom

Seattle. 1988. Burke Museum. 1st Ed. No. 5 in the Thomas Burke Memorial Washington State Museum Monographs series. IX, 287 PP with 56 tables and 140 figures (24 b/w photos). Fp: View northward from the central ridge to the leeward coastline and lagoon of Niuatoputapu, with Tafahi Island in the distance. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 28 x 21.5. 0929598016
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$40

59044
KRUSE, Hans (editor)
WESTERN SAMOA - ANNUAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR 1977

Apia. 1977. Government of Western Samoa / Department of Economic Development. January 1977 edition. Foreword by Asi Eikeni, Minister of Economic Affairs. Introduction by Hans Kruse, Director of Economic Development. (3), 55, (17) PP (recto only) with graphs and tables. Soft cover (back cover with country map of Western Samoa). Signs of ancient water damage on outside edge and margin of pages. Good working copy. 32.7 x 21.
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$20

59010
LATUKEFU, Sione
CHURCH AND STATE IN TONGA - The Wesleyan Methodist Missionaries and Political Development, 1822-1875

Canberra. 1974. Australian National University Press. 1st Ed. XVIII, 302, (2) PP with 1 genealogical tree and 3 maps. Hard cover, illustrated boards. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0708104029
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$30

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?

Paris. 2000. L'Harmattan. 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.
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$35

12956
LAWSON, Stephanie
TRADITION VERSUS DEMOCRACY IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC, Fiji, Tonga and Western Samoa

Cambridge. 1996. C.U.P. 1st Ed. XII, 228 PP with 4 maps & 4 tables in text. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0521496381
How current movements to reclaim and celebrate tradition, protects the power and privileges of indigenous elites.
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$75

42033
LAY, Graeme
SAMOA - Pacific Pride

Auckland. 2000. Pasifika Press. 1st Ed. (6), 90 PP with 16 b/w and 73 colour illustrations (2 flags, 2 maps and 69 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Lower front corner bumped, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 20 x 22.7. 0908597193
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$20

58560
LEDYARD, Patricia
FRIENDLY ISLAND

London. 1956. Peter Davies. 1st Ed. 252 PP. Fp: the author. Cloth cover. Covers with discoloured patches. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing. Very good reading copy. 20.2 x 13.5.
The Archipelagoe of Tonga.
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$10

40486
LESLIE, Mrs. Shane
GIRLHOOD IN THE PACIFIC, Samoa - Philippines - Spain

London. 1942. Macdonald. 1st Ed. IX, 10- 110 PP, plus 8 pages with 9 b/w photos. FP: The author in 1912. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Small chips to the dust jacket which is in a clear plastic sleeve. War economy paper. Foxing spots on outside edges, signature of previous owner at top of front endpaper, o/wise contents near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
Reminiscences of early girlhood in the South Seas, where her father was American Commissioner then Chief Justice of Samoa. Then to the Philippines where her father established a Civil Government.
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$25

17723
LUCAS, Alan
CRUISING THE SOLOMONS -The Yachtsman's Guide to a South Pacific Paradise

Melbourne. 1981. Horwitz Grahame. 1st Ed. 234 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans, sketches, photos). Pictorial laminated boards. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22 x 14. 0725511206
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$30

13271
McHARDY, Rev. Emmet
BLAZING THE TRAIL

Providence, R.I., USA. 1935. Visitor Printing Co. 1st Ed. 188 PP with 1 map in text plus 24 pages with 31 bw photos. Fp: portrait of Rev. Emmet McHardy, S.M., ordained 16th December 1928. Cloth cover. Very good. 22.0 x 14.7.
Letters from the North Solomons of Reverend Emmet McHardy, written between 1929 and 1932, and edited by Eileen Duggan.
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$15

33478
MacQUARRIE, Hector
VOUZA AND THE SOLOMON ISLANDS

Sydney. 1946. Angus and Robertson. 1st Australian edition. 218 PP with 1 map, plus 22 pages with 24 b/w photos and 1 folded map at end of book. Fp: Portrait of Vouza. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (small chips and slightly rubbed). Occasional foxing. Very good. 22 x 14.5.
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$20

55674
MARTIN, John
TONGA ISLANDS. William Mariner 's Account (Volumes I & II combined)

Nuku'alofa, Tonga. 1991. Vava'u Press. 5th edition of the 1817 original. Publisher's note by Pesi Fonua. 399 PP with 1 musical score (on 2 pages), 1 map, 1 tail piece and 3 b/w plates. Fp: Mr Mariner in the costume of the Tonga Islands. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 21 x 14.5. 9822130023
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$25

58998
MASTERMAN, Sylvia
VILLAGE LIFE IN WESTERN SAMOA - A Bulletin for Schools (D)

Wellington. 1977. School Publication Branch, Department of Education. Revised reprint of the 1966 original. 64 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map, 2 sketch-plans and 56 photos). Illustrated covers. Fine. Oblong: 17.2 x 23.5.
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$20

59941
PACIFIC
Report of the: WORKSHOP ON LAND TENURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT FOR THE COUNTRIES OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC, Tonga 10-14 April 1984

Rome & Suva. 1984. FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations) & Institute of Pacific Studies / USP. 1st Ed. (2), 34 PP with 4 maps, tables & plans in text. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.5 x 15.
Common themes, particular problems of land tenure in various island nations and the different approaches to their solutions.
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$10

67522
PIM
PACIFIC ISLANDS MONTHLY - Vol. 43, No. 8

Sydney. 1972. Pacific Publications. August 1972. Edited by Stuart INDER. 136 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. Very good. 24 x 18.5.
The News Magazine of the South Pacific. ... Republic of Minerva: has Minerva got a King (Taufa'ahau Tupou of Tonga) or a President (Mr. Morris C. Davis) ? ...
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$5

66647
PIM
PACIFIC ISLANDS MONTHLY - Vol. XXXII, No. 2 - The Joyita Tragedy

Sydney. 1962. Pacific Publications. September 1962. Edited by Judy TUDOR & Stuart INDER. 168 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. 24.3 x 18.5.
The News Magazine of the South Pacific. ... Pages 25 to 36: Spotlight on the Samoan Islands, by Stuart Inder. Joyita, the ship should not have been allowed to leave, by Peter Plowman. ... Suwarrow atoll buried treasure, by Robert Langdon.
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$10

66602
PIM
PACIFIC ISLANDS MONTHLY - Vol. XXXII, No. 5 : Western Samoa Attains Nationhood

Sydney. 1961. Pacific Publications. December 1961. Edited by Judy TUDOR & Stuart INDER. 156 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. 24.3 x 18.5.
The News Magazine of the South Pacific. ... Pages 29 to 48, 71 to 76, 92 to 95: PIM Publisher R.W. Robson Reports from Apia on Independence Eve. ... The status of the new Samoa, after January 1, 1962. ...Highlights of the Independence Celebrations. ...
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$10

59150
Premier's Office, Government of Tonga
TONGA

Nuku'alofa. 1962. Government Printing Office 1st Ed. 19, (9 advertisements) PP with 1 b/w photo of Queen Salote, 2 maps (Tongatapu Group, and Tonga Islands) and 13 b/w photos by Tulua brothers. Soft cover, illustrated front. Name of previous owner on front cover and title page. Punch hole at top corner close to spine. Very good. 21.5 x 14.3.
General information.
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$15

60726
PURCELL, Brian
MISSIONARY LETTERS FROM SAMOA

Perth. 1994. The Fellowship of Samoan Specialists. Republished extract from the quarterly newsletter of March 1994. 20 PP with list of Letters, and b/w illustrations (facsimile of 1 envelope, and ship letter marks, franking stamps ...). Soft cover with 4 colour illustrations. Clear plastic protection. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
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$20

67908
QUEENSLAND PARLIAMENT
Order in Council for giving effect to TREATY BETWEEN GREAT BRITAIN AND TONGA

Brisbane. 1883. James C. Beal, Government Printer. Presented to both Houses of Parliament, 4th January 1883. 1 PP. Faint foxing. Very good. Folio: 33 x 21.5.
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$5

59427
RAKASETA, Vilimaina L.
AMERICAN SAMOA POPULATION PROFILE - A Guide for Planners and Policy Makers

Nouméa. 1999. Secretariat of the Pacific Community. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Chris McMurray. XII, 52 PP with 2 maps, 11 graphs and 10 tables. Soft cover, illustrated front. Fine. 20.8 x 14.5. 9822036833
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$10

59428
RAKASETA, Vilimaina L.
TONGA POPULATION PROFILE, based on 1996 census - A Guide for Planners and Policy Makers

Nouméa. 1999. Secretariat of the Pacific Community. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Chris McMurray. XII, 52 PP with 2 maps, 11 graphs and 16 tables. Soft cover, illustrated front. Fine. 20.8 x 14.5. 982203704X
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$10

58980
REED, A. W.
SAMOA

Wellington. 1970. A. H. & A. W. Reed. 1st Ed., in the Reeds Pacific Social Studies Readers series. 16 PP with line drawings by E. H. Papps. Illustrated soft cover. Faint foxing. Signature of previous owner on title-page, o/wise near fine. 24.8 x 18.5. 0589044443
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59004
REED, A. W.
TONGA

Wellington. 1970. A. H. & A. W. Reed. 1st Ed., in the Reeds Pacific Social Studies Readers series. 16 PP with line drawings by E. H. Papps. Illustrated soft cover. Faint foxing. Signature of previous owner on title-page, o/wise near fine. 24.8 x 18.5. 058904446X
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$10

47595
RUTHERFORD, Noel
SHIRLEY BAKER AND THE KING OF TONGA

Honolulu. 1996. University of Hawai'i Press. Paperback reprint of the 1971 original. XII, 282 PP with 3 maps, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w illustrations. Soft cover, dj. Fine. 19.6 x 13.7. 0824818563
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$20

53098
RUTHERFORD, Noel
SHIRLEY BAKER AND THE KING OF TONGA

Auckland. 1996. Pasifika Press. 1st NZ edition in The Pasifika Library series. Paperback reprint of the 1971 original. XII, 282 PP with 3 maps, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w illustrations. Soft cover, dj. Fine. 19.6 x 13.7. 0908597258
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$20

11841
SABATIER, Ernest
SOUS L'EQUATEUR DU PACIFIQUE, Les Iles Gilbert et la Mission Catholique 1888-1938

Paris. 1939. Editions Dillen. 1st Ed. 292 PP with 7 maps, plus 22 pages with 115 b/w photos & 1 folded map of Gilbert, Ellice, Nauru & other islands at rear of book. Soft cover. Covers lightly soiled. Slight ageing of paper. Some pages roughly opened. Still a very good copy. French text. 25.2 x 17.
Description including geography, flora & fauna, myths & beliefs, navigation, outriggers, fishing, history. The arrival of the Catholic church and its spread throughout the archipelago.
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$45

71284
SABATIER, Ernest
SOUS L'EQUATEUR DU PACIFIQUE, Les Iles Gilbert et la Mission Catholique 1888-1938

Paris. 1939. Editions Dillen. 1st Ed. 292 PP with 7 maps, plus 22 pages with 115 b/w photos & 1 folded map of Gilbert, Ellice, Nauru & other islands at rear of book. Soft cover. Top of front cover lightly soiled/foxed Slight ageing of paper and foxing. Pages uncut. A very good copy. French text. 25.2 x 17.
Description including geography, flora & fauna, myths & beliefs, navigation, outriggers, fishing, history. The arrival of the Catholic church and its spread throughout the archipelago.
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$60

64160
SAMOA
Visitor Information: WESTERN SAMOA - Cradle of Polynesia

Apia. c. 1994. Western Samoa Visitors Bureau. (2), 31 PP. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 20.8 x 10.2.
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$5

59020
SEALY, C. M.
PEARL OF THE PACIFIC, Study One: THE VILLAGE

Wellington. c. 1964. The Islands Education Division / Department of External Affairs. 1st Ed. Foreword by F. R. J. Davies. 20 PP with b/w illustrations (7 drawings and 13 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.2 x 17.2.
A social study reader for Western Samoa.
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$10

50506
SHADBOLT, Maurice
WESTERN SAMOA, The Pacific's Newest Nation (in National Geographic Magazine)

Washington. 1962. N.G.S. Volume 122, No. 4, October 1962. Contains articles between P. 572 and 602 with 2 maps and 38 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
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47425
SIERS, James
RAROTONGA

Wellington. 1977. Millwood Press. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 27 b/w and 125 colour photos. Hard cover (rubbed), dj (chipped). Page 93/94 with closed tear (repaired). Very good. 21 x 17.5.
Main island of the Cook Islands.
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$20

36036
SIERS, James
SAMOA IN COLOUR

Wellington. 1974. A.H. & A.W. Reed. Reprint of the 1970 original. 128 PP with 2 tail pieces and 128 colour photos. Title spread: Fale. Eps: Maps of the Samoan archipelago. Cloth cover, dj (sunned near spine). Near fine. 29.2 x 23.5. 0589004557
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$15

59440
SIWATIBAU, Savenaca & THOMPSON, Graeme
THE SOLOMON ISLANDS ECONOMY: Achieving Sustainable Economic Development

Canberra. 1994. AusAID - Australian Agency for International Development. December 1994 edition. International Development Issues No. 37. VIII, 93 PP with 1 map, 15 graphs and 32 tables. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 24.8 x 17.7. 0642220662
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33191
SKULLY, Michael
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND MARKETS IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC - A Study of New Caledonia, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu and Western Samoa

London. 1987. Macmillan Press. 1st Ed. XVIII, 379 PP with 6 maps and 109 tables. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0333444418
For each of these countries: Financial institutions, financial markets, analysis, trends and predictions.
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$15

39844
SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES
JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES Tome XVII / No. 17

Paris. 1961. Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. 1st Ed., Volume 17, December 1961. Edited by R.P. Patrick O'REILLY. (2), 142, (4 publications) PP. Contains the 3 articles from P.5 to 34. Soft cover (lightly soiled), o/wise near fine. French text. 27.6 x 18.2.
Problems of the London Mission Society in Tahiti, by Charles Vernier. First Catholic mission in the Solomon Islands (December 1845-September 1847), by Claude Rozier - Attempts by the Hawaiian Mission Society to bring the gospel in the Marquesas Islands (1832-1880), by Patrick O'Reilly.
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$50

32607
ST CARTMAIL, Keith
THE ART OF TONGA - Ko E Ngaahi'Aati' O Tonga

Nelson, NZ. 1997. Craig Potton Publishing. 1st Ed. 152 PP with 3 maps and over 100 b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28.3 x 20.9. 0908802374
Chapter 11: Adornments (whale tooth necklace, sperm whale's tooth...). Chapter 13: Canoe-building...
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$25

50696
TALU, Sister Alaima... et al.
KIRIBATI - Aspects of History

Tarawa, Kiribati. 1979. Ministry of Education, Training and Culture, & Institute of Pacific Studies / USP. 1st edition. XVIII, 212 PP with 19 maps, plus 32 pages with 15 colour and 36 b/w photos. Rear endpaper: Map of Kiribati. Hard cover, simile leather, dj. Dust jacket is rubbed around edges. Very good. 22.3 x 15.5.
Prepared for the occasion of the Independence of Kiribati.
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$20

48542
TCHERKEZOFF, Serge
FAA-SAMOA, UNE IDENTITE POLYNESIENNE (économie, politique, sexualité). L'anthropologie comme dialogue culturel

Paris. 2003. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in Collection Connaissances des Hommes. 546 PP with 2 maps and few text drawings. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 16. 2747552195
Samoan way of life: their economy, politics, sexuality.
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$35

42844
TCHERKEZOFF, Serge
LE MYTHE OCCIDENTAL DE LA SEXUALITE POLYNESIENNE - Margaret Mead, Derek Freeman et Samoa

Paris. 2001. Presses Universitaires de France. 1st Ed. in the Ethnologies / Controverses series. XII, 225, (3 publications) PP, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 17.5. 2130514081
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$50

58387
TEIWAKI, Roniti
MANAGEMENT OF MARINE RESOURCES IN KIRIBATI

Suva. 1988. University of the South Pacific. 1st Ed. XXI, 239 PP with 27 figures and 15 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 9820200415
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$25

40159
THOMSON, D. P.
GOODWIN SANDS TO SOLOMON ISLANDS - More Stories of the Ships of Christ

London. 1948. Pickering & Inglis. 1st Ed., in the Memoirs of Mighty Men and Women series. 95, (1 publication) PP with 12 b/w illustrations by Robert Marshall. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges, pieces missing from bottom front of dust jacket. Prize plate on front endpaper. Very good. 19 x13.
Maritime Missionary Adventure throughout the World.
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$15

57781
TUPOUNIUA, Penisimani
A POLYNESIAN VILLAGE - The process of change in the village of Hoi, Tonga

Suva. 1977. South Pacific Social Sciences Association. 1st Ed. X, 70 PP with 1 plan, 2 maps, 4 other figures and 13 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 13.
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$10

58996
VAAI, Saleimoa
SAMOA FAAMATAI AND THE RULE OF LAW

Apia. 1999. National University of Samoa. 1st Ed. (4), VIII, 320 PP with 3 tables and 11 tail pieces. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 9829003094
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$30

55751
VAN TREASE, Howard (editor)
ATOLL POLITICS - The Republic of Kiribati

Canterbury & Suva. 1993. University of Canterbury & Institute of Pacific Studies / U.S.P. 1st Ed. XX, 392 PP with 33 tables, 2 graphs, 2 plans, 10 maps, and 48 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 095833000X
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$30

59711
WENDT, Albert & CHICK, Sue
REPORT ON THE TONGA REGIONAL VISUAL ARTS WORKSHOP - Tonga 1976

Suva. 1978. University of the South Pacific. 1st Ed. Foreword by Peter McMechan. (3), 33PP with 18 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 28.3.
Workshop held in Nuku'alofa, at the Extension Center of the USP: 22 November to 10 December 1976. Exhibition with opening addresses by Albert Wendt and Don Hunn.
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53107
WILLIAMSON, Robert W.
THE WAYS OF THE SOUTH SEA SAVAGES. A record of travel & observation amongst the savages of the Solomon Islands & primitive coast & mountain peoples of New Guinea

London. 1914. Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd. 1st Ed. 308 PP, plus 32 plates with 43 b/w photos and 1 folded map in colour at rear of book. Rebound in red cloth, retaining original front cover with gilt device and gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very clean and good copy. 22.6 x 15.
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$100

33366
WINTLE, Justin
HEAT TREATMENT - Travels beyond the Orient, from Bangkok to the Solomon Islands

London. 1988. J. M. Dent & Sons. 1st Ed. (14), 285 PP with 2 maps on double page, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 24 x 16. 0460070126
A journalist through Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Irian Jaya, PNG and the Solomons.
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$5