60712
ANDERSON, Nancy
CHANGE

Suva. 1973. Lotu Pasifika Productions Book One of the "Issue" series. 49 PP with 2 illustrations with colour and b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches & 18 photos). Soft cover, b/w photo pasted down on front cover. Very good. 24.2 x 18.5
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$10

12690
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
LES MISSIONS A WALLIS ET FUTUNA AU XIXè SIECLE

Bordeaux. 1994. CRET. Collection "Iles et Archipels" No.18. VI, 244 PP with 3 maps, 13 b/w photos & 1 table in text. Pict. card cover. Near fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2905081252
The first contacts through beachcombers & whalers followed by the arrival of missionaries and Christianisation of the Archipelago.
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$55

38593
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric (editor)
RELIGION ET SACRE EN OCEANIE

Paris. 2000. C.O.R.A.I.L. / L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 304, (2) PP. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French and English text. 21.5 x 13.5.
14 papers (2 in English and 12 in French) of the 12th CORAIL seminar held in 1999, with French and English summaries. Melanesian and the Sacred, by Garry Trompf... L'Islam in Australie ou les limites du multiculturalisme, by Michel Perez... Le Père O'Reilly: Océaniste et Mariste, by Sonia Faessel.
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$40

62928
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric (editor)
RIVALITES COLONIALES ET MISSIONAIRES EN OCEANIE 1688-1902 (in Histoire & Missions Chrétiennes)

Paris. 2008. Histoire et Missions chrétiennes / Editions Karthala. Issue No. 6, June 2008. 214, (2) PP with b/w illustrations (engravings, maps, photos). Soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 16..
6 papers by: Claire Laux, Annie Baert, Christine Perez, Marama Gaston Tauira, Gilles Vidal & Luc Legeard. 4 Chronicles ...
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$45

65179
APIKAOUA, Roch & BRISEUL, Jean-Paul
LE PRÊTRE ET LE JUGE - Le Père Roch Apikaoua s'entretient avec le Juge Jean-Paul Briseul

Saint Pierre. 2014. Le Corridor Bleu. 1st Ed. Preface by Jean-Yves Faberon. 246, (10) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 14.5. 9782914033428
Interviews of a Catholic Priest of Kanak origin on the problems of New Caledonia, conducted by a French Judge.
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$20

46855
AUBOYER, Jeannine, BARROIS, A. et al..
HISTOIRE GENERALE DES RELIGIONS. Israel - Les Indo-Européens - l' Antiquité Classique

Paris. 1960. Librairie Aristide Quillet. 1st Ed. One of 4 volumes in this series. (4), 337-668, XLV PP with b/w illustrations, plus 4 b/w plates (1 on double page) and 3 colour plates. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine. French text. 31 x 24.5.
Israel, Celtic, Greek...
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$25

46857
AUBOYER, Jeannine, BERGE, François, et al..
HISTOIRE GENERALE DES RELIGIONS. Extrême-Orient - Folklore et Religion - Tableaux chronologiques

Paris. 1960. Librairie Aristide Quillet. 1st Ed. One of 4 volumes in this serries. (4), 279-578, XXVI PP with b/w illustrations, plus 2 plates with 4 maps, 1 b/w plate and 2 colour plates (1 on double page). Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine. French text. 31 x 24.5.
Indo China. Indonesia. China. Japan. Folklore...
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$25

70702
AWDRY, Frances
IN THE ISLES OF THE SEA: The Story of Fifty Years in Melanesia

London. 1902. Bemrose & Sons Limited. 1st Ed. XIV, 147, (5) PP with tables and 54 b/w illustrations (endpieces, drawings by R.Quiller Lane, photos and portraits), plus 1 folded map of the South West Pacific. Fp: Interior of St. Barnabas Chapel, Norfolk Island. Cloth covers, decorated front board, gilt title on front board and spine. Decorated endpapers. Light wear at head and foot of spine, and lower corner of front board. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce.. 25 x 19.5.
Melanesian Mission.
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$120

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

Paris. 2003. L'Harmattan. 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
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$30

11740
BEAUDEMOULIN, Claude, & POSTIC, Jean-Raymond
DE MAHAMATE A TENE

Nouméa. 1995. Ile de Lumière. 1st Ed. 142 PP with 1 map of Christian religions and 199 colour photos. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover, dj. Light foxing on prelims, o/wise near fine. French text. 28.7 x 21.5.
Published for the sesquicentenary of the arrival of the Catholic faith in New Caledonia and the first Catholic mass celebrated on 20th December, 1843 at Balade.
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$30

62089
BEST, Elsdon
SOME ASPECTS OF MAORI MYTH AND RELIGION

Wellington. 1954. Dominion Museum / Government Printer. Reprint with a foreword by R. A. Falla. Dominion Museum Monograph No.1. 43 PP with 2 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.2.
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$15

55369
BEST, Elsdon
SOME ASPECTS OF MAORI MYTH AND RELIGION

Wellington. 1978. Dominium Museum / Government Printer. Reprint of the 1954 edition. Dominion Museum Monograph No.1. 43 PP with 2 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Back cover with creases. Name and stamp of previous owner at top of title page. Very good. 24 x 15.
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$10

56854
BLUMER, Rev. R.C. & ROWLAND, E. C.
THE PACIFIC AND YOU: Our Duty to our Neighbours

Sydney. 1943. The Australian Board of Missions. 1st Ed. Preface by Bishop G. H. Cranswick. VIII, 120 PP, plus 14 pages with 1 map in colour and 18 b/w illustrations (1 map, 1 engraving and 18 photos). Soft cover. Covers damaged at spine. Note at top of front cover. Very good. 20.7 x 14.1.
Action of the Church Missionary Society to be carried out at the end of the Pacific War.
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$50

13168
BROU, Bernard
LA CATHEDRALE DE NOUMEA

Paris. 1980. N.E.L. 1st Ed. Publication No. 36, Société d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 32 PP with b/w & colour illust. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 19 x 13.5. 2723302628
The building and the base of Catholic faith in New Caledonia.
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$20

11161
BROU, Bernard
LIEUX HISTORIQUES DE LA CONCEPTION, SAINT LOUIS, YAHOUE

Nouméa. 1982. S. E. H. 1st Ed. Publication No. 32, Société d' Etudes Historiques de Nouvelle-Calédonie. (2), 100 PP with 6 maps & 51 b/w photos (36 old photos & 15 recent). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. 21 x 14.5.
Historical sites where the first catholics from around New Caledonia were regrouped at the beginning of French settlement.
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$25

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

France. c. 1931. Privately published. 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.
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$15

65787
CALVO, Msgr. Oscar L. (editor)
THE APOSTLE OF THE MARIANAS - The Life, Labors and Martyrdom of Ven. Diego Luis de San Vitores 1627-1672

Agana, Guam. 1970. Diocese of Agana. 1st Ed. Foreword by Felixberto Camacho Flores. Translated from the Spanish by Alberto Risco, S.J. and Juan M. H. Ledesma, S.J. XVI, 234 PP, plus 64 pages with 91 b/w illustrations (charts, maps and plans, drawings & engravings, photos). Fp: Venerable Diego Luis de San Vitores. FEP: Map with route between Spain and Guam. Hard cover, dj (chipped). Slight ageing of paper. Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper. Dedicatory note on title page, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce. 22.4 x 15.5.
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$40

11165
CATHEDRALE DE NOUMEA
HISTOIRE DE LA CATHEDRALE DE NOUMEA 1853 - 1953

Nouméa. 1953. Imprimerie de la Cathédrale. 1st Ed. 63 PP. Stapled card covers. Ageing of paper. French text. Near fine. 21.3 x 13.5.
The beginning of the Catholic Church in Nouméa, the first church blessed in 1858, the actual cathedral began in 1888, consecrated in 1894 by the bishops from Christchurch, Wellington & Fiji. Description of the cathedral and its successive priests.
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$45

33262
COLE, J. R. (editor)
POMPALLIER - The House and the Mission of Bishop Pompallier in Early New Zealand

Wellington. 1957. R. E. Owen, Government Printer. 1st Ed. 43 PP with 1 map, 1 plan and 3 b/w illust. Fp: Pompallier House (in colour). Soft cover. Fine. 19.6 x 12.5.
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$10

55478
CRAWFORD, David and Leona
MISSIONARY ADVENTURES IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC

Rutland, Vermont and Tokyo. 1967. Charles E. Tuttle. 1st Ed. 280 PP, plus 6 b/w plates. Green cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Spine lightly sunned. Top corner of rear endpaper clipped. Foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 21.8 x 15.
Missionary works in Micronesia: Federated States of Micronesia (Ponape, Kusaie/Kosrae...), Marshall Islands and Gilbert Islands (Kiribati).
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$30

11635
CROCOMBE, R. G. & M.
THE WORKS OF TA'UNGA - Records of a Polynesian Traveller in the South Seas 1833-1896

Canberra. 1968. ANU Press. 1st Ed. XXV, 164 PP with 4 maps and 12 b/w illust. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket lightly soiled. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.7.
An insight to the Central & Western Pacific at the time of cultural changes: missionaries from the East and traders arriving from Sydney.
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$15

57917
CROCOMBE, R. G. & M.
THE WORKS OF TA'UNGA - Records of a Polynesian Traveller in the South Seas 1833-1896

Canberra. 1968. ANU Press. 1st Ed. XXV, 164 PP with 4 maps and 12 b/w illust. Cloth cover. Ex library copy with stamps and perforated "cancelled" on front endpaper and the 2 first leaves. Occasional foxing. Good reading copy. 21.5 x 13.7.
An insight to the Central & Western Pacific at the time of cultural changes: missionaries from the East and traders arriving from Sydney.
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$5

38135
CROIDYS, Pierre
LE PERE DAMIEN - L'Homme au Coeur Magnifique

Paris. 1944. Editions Spes. 1st French edition. 340 PP. Soft cover. Ageing of paper, browning of spine. Very good. French text. 20.2 x 12.8..
Father Damien. Missionary work in the Hawaiian Islands. Leprosery of Kalawao, Molokai Island.
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$20

57322
DARCHEN, Jacques
Météorologie Maritime - MET MAR, No. 153

Paris. 1991. Direction de la Météorologie Nationale. Issue No. 152, 4th term 1991. (2), 60 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
Exploration to Treaty for Antarctica, by Michel Hontarrède. The missions of the Polar sailing ship "Antarctica"... Tropical cyclones in the South-West Pacific, 1989-1990.
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$10

44149
DAWS, Gavan
HOLY MAN - Father Damien of Molokai

Honolulu. 1998. University of Hawai'i Press. 9th reprint of the 1984 edition (original of 1973). XIII, 294 PP, plus 16 pages with 22 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.2 x 13.7. 0824809203
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$10

48493
DE SALINIS, Le R. P.
MARINS ET MISSIONNAIRES, Conquête de la Nouvelle-Calédonie 1843-1853

Paris. 1927. Pierre Tequi. 13th edition of the original. (6), 296, (2 publications) PP with 30 head-pieces, 17 tail-pieces, 2 maps & 35 b/w illustrations (30 on full page). Fp: L'Amiral Febvrier des Pointes. Pictorial soft cover. Spine a little sunned, ageing of paper, o/wise an excellent copy. French text. 25.3 x 16.5.
The progressive takeover of New Caledonia, thanks to the French Navy and Catholic missionaries.
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$45

41968
DEANE, Rev. Wallace
THE STRANGE ADVENTURES OF A WHALE'S TOOTH - A Missionary Story of Fiji for young people and others

Sydney. 1919. Epworth Printing and Publishing / The Methodist Book Depot. 1st Ed. 169, (3 publications) PP, plus 15 b/w plates. Fp: Tabua / The Great Whale's Tooth. Cloth cover, b/w illustration by author pasted down as a vignette on front cover. Light foxing. Near fine. Scarce. 19 x 13.
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$60

49020
DELBOS, Georges
L' EGLISE CATHOLIQUE A WALLIS ET FUTUNA - Généalogie d'une chrétienté (1837-2003)

Suva. 2004. CEPAC / Episcopal Conference of the Pacific. 1st French edition. 328 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 14. 9825060034
History of the Catholic faith in the French Territory of Wallis & Futuna.
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$90

45215
DELBOS, Georges
L'EGLISE CATHOLIQUE AU VANUATU - Un Siècle et Demi d'Histoire

Suva. 2001. CEPAC / Episcopal Conference of the Pacific. 1st French edition. Presentation by Bishop Michel Visi, and preface by Cardinal Bernardin Gantin. 536 PP with tables and 12 maps. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 9825060026
History of the Catholic faith in New Hebrides / Vanuatu.
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$70

55042
DELBOS, Georges
MONTMARTRE: Haut-Lieu de l' Eglise Catholique au Vanuatu

Port Vila. 2002. Evêché de Port Vila. 1st Ed. Preface by Bishop Michel Visi. 227 PP with 1 plan and 20 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21 x 14.3.
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$40

52296
DORDILLON, DUBREUL, MONTROUZIER, ROUGEYRON et al.
ANNALES DE LA PROPAGATION DE LA FOI. Tome 19 & Tome 20

Lyon, France. 1847 & 1848. Editeur des Annales. Bound copy of the 2 volumes. Vol. 19 (1847) : 528 PP. Vol. 20 (1848): 456, (14) PP. Quarter bound, gilt title on spine. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Boards a little rubbed and worn around edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce. French text. 20.5 x 14.
188 of the 1000 pages with letters from Missionaries based in Oceania (Hawaii, Fiji, Marquesas, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Wallis...) to their See or other Missionaries in France. Voyage of the Missionary ship Arche d'Alliance (Vol 19, Pages 31 to 59)...
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$100

11942
DUBOIS, Marie-Joseph
AVENTURIER DE DIEU

Paris. 1985. Editions Anthropos. 1st Ed. 222, (4) PP with 5 drawings, 8 b/w photos, & 4 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 22.2 x 14.2. 2715711255
The life of a Catholic missionary in New Caledonia (mainly Maré Island) between 1938 & 1967.
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$20

33552
DUPEYRAT, André
MITSINARI - Twenty-One Years Among the Papuans

London. 1954. Staples Press. 1st English edition of the French original "Vingt et un ans chez les Papous". Preface by Paul Claudel. 256 PP, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the area of Papua centred on Yule Island. Cloth cover, dj. Dedicatory inscription on half-title page, foxing throughout, pieces missing from dust jacket, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.2.
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$15

59138
DUPEYRAT, André
PAPOUASIE - HISTOIRE DE LA MISSION (1885-1935)

Issoudun & Paris. 1935. Archiconfrèrie & Editions Dillen. 1st Ed. Preface by A. de Boismenu. Epilogue by Georges Goyau. 542 PP, (2 PP colophons) with 1 graph, 3 maps and over 10 tables, plus 64 pages with 136 b/w illustrations (3 engravings and 133 photos), and one large folded map in colour "Papouasie, districts de la Mission Catholique en 1935" at rear of book. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 25 x 16.5.
Catholic Mission in Papua New Guinea.
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$90

52915
DUPEYRAT, André
PAPOUASIE - HISTOIRE DE LA MISSION (1885-1935)

Issoudun & Paris. 1935. Archiconfrèrie & Editions Dillen. 1st Ed. Preface by A. de Boismenu. Epilogue by Georges Goyau. 542 PP with 1 graph, 3 maps and over 10 tables, plus 64 pages with 136 b/w illustrations (3 engravings and 133 photos). Soft covers with light soiling and wear. Copy lacking the colophon and the large folded map at rear of book. French text. Very good. 25 x 16.5.
Catholic Mission in Papua New Guinea.
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$30

65209
DUPEYRAT, André
VINGT ET UN ANS CHEZ LES PAPOUS

Paris. 1953. Librairie Arthème Fayard. Reprint of the 1952 original. Preface by Paul Claudel. (4), III, 4-240 PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 39 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing, o/wise very good. French text. 21.2 x 14.
Mitsinari - Twenty-one years with the Papuans.
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$15

38205
DUPEYRAT, André
VINGT ET UN ANS CHEZ LES PAPOUS

Paris. 1957. La Colombe. Reprint of the 1952 original. Preface by Paul Claudel. (4), III, 4-240 PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 39 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing, o/wise very good. French text. 21.2 x 14.
Mitsinari - Twenty-one years with the Papuans.
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$10

63465
EASTMAN, G. H.
VOYAGERS ALL ! - The Story of the Ships of the London Missionary Society

Sydney. 1947. The London Missionary Society. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 12 b/w illustrations. Fp: The "Duff". Hard cover, illustrated front. Presentation plate on front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 19 x 12.5.
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$20

57730
FINAU, Makisi, IEUTI, Teeruo, & LANGI, Jione
ISLAND CHURCHES: Challenge and Change

Suva. 1992. Pacific Theological College / Institute of Pacific Studies 1st Ed. X, 222 PP with 1 graph, 2 tables and 9 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Signs of old water damage on covers and pages. Good reading / working copy. 20.8 x 14.5. 9820200776
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$5

59534
FIRTH, Raymond
PROBLEM AND ASSUMPTION IN AN ANTHROPOLOGICAL STUDY OF RELIGION - Huxley Memorial Lecture 1959

London. 1959. Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland. Offprint from Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, Vol. 89, Part II, July-December 1959. 129-148 PP with 1 table. Stapled card covers Note at top of front cover "Ian (Hogbin) ..." signed by Raymond Firth. Near fine. 28.5 x 21.5.
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$25

12791
GRIFFITH, Robert
MADAGASCAR, A Century of Adventure

London. 1919. Thomas Cochrane. 1st Ed. 80 PP with tables in text plus 5 large coloured folded maps and one b/w map. Fp: View of Tananarive. Orig. decorated cloth cover, a small bump on top edge, o/wise a very good copy. 22 x 14.
A survey on Madagascar by LMS missionaries. Geography, history, life, religion.. French occupation.
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$20

57571
GUNSON, Niel
MESSENGERS OF GRACE - Evangelical Missionaries in the South Seas 1797-1860

Melbourne. 1978. O.U.P. 1st Ed. X, 437 PP with 7 maps, plus 8 pages with 24 b/w illustrations (including 20 portraits). Fp: Rev. Thomas Haweis. Eps: Map of Central Pacific Archipelagoes. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket slightly rubbed. Name of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. Scarce. 22.2 x 14. 0195505174
A study of the first three generations of Protestant missionaries in the South Seas. Their impact on the political, social and religious life of the Pacific islanders.
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$125

55404
GUTCH, John
BEYOND THE REEFS - The life of John Williams, Missionary

London. 1974. Macdonald. 1st Ed. X, 165 PP with 1 map, plus 12 pages with 18 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0356080188
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$30

44053
HAMELIN, Christine & WITTERSHEIM, Eric (editors)
LA TRADITION ET L'ETAT - Eglises, pouvoirs et politiques culturelles dans le Pacifique

Paris. 2002. L' Harmattan. 1st Ed., Cahiers du Pacifique Sud Contemporain No. 2. 251 PP with 6 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747519260
Women, identity, christianism and citizenship in Vanuatu, by Bronwen Douglas. Chiefs, Big Men and Bureaucrats, by Ton Otto ...
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$35

54737
HENDERSON, Professor G. C.
ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI (in Syllabus of a Course of six Lectures)

Adelaide. 1910 The University of Adelaide. 1st Ed. 18 PP. Soft cover. Staples removed. Very good. 18 x 12.5.
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$5

33353
HENLEY, Sir Thomas
FIJI - The Land of Promise - Religious - Political - Economic

Sydney. 1926. John Sands. 1st Ed., with a foreword by the Reverend J. W. Burton. (VIII), 66 PP, (6 blank pages for notes), plus 13 plates with 19 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover. Signature on front endpaper, light foxing, o/wise very good. 18.2 x 12.8.
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$10

12533
HENRY, Teuira
MYTHES TAHITIENS

Paris. 1993. Gallimard. 1st edition in L'aube des peuples series. 350 PP with 2 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. French text. 22.5 x 14. 2070732975
Tahitian myths collected by the first LMS missionaries: Rev. John Muggridge Orsmond & William Henry, both grandfathers of Teuira who transcribed them. Mythology, religion & society.
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$75

56215
HERDA, Phyllis, REILLY, Michael & HILLIARD, David (editors)
VISION AND REALITY IN PACIFIC RELIGION - Essays in Honour of Niel Gunson

Christchurch / Canberra. 2005. Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies / Pandanus Books, RSPAS / ANU. 1st Ed. (10), 344 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22 x 14. 01740761197
... Tupa'ia: the trials and tribulations of a Polynesian Priest, by Hank Driessen. God in Samoa and the introduction of Catholicism, by Andrew Hamilton... 'Through a glass darkly': ownership of Fijian Methodism, by Andrew Thornley...
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$30

57572
HILLIARD, David
GOD'S GENTLEMEN - A History of the Melanesian Mission, 1849-1942

Brisbane. 1978. University of Queensland Press. 1st Ed. XV, 342 PP with 3 maps and 38 b/w illustrations. Fp: George Augustus Selwyn. Hard cover, dj. Newspaper clipping loosely inserted: press review in "The Age" 6th May 1978, by Russel Ward. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0702210668
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$25

55422
HINEY, Tom
ON THE MISSIONARY TRAIL: A Journey through Polynesia, Africa and Asia with the London Missionary Society

New York. 2000. Atlantic Monthly Press. 1st US edition. XIV, 367 PP with 6 maps, plus 8 pages with 20 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 21.6 x 14.8. 0871138239
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$10

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

Papeete. 1993. Haere Po No Tahiti. 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.
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$40

33283
HOWARTH, David
TAHITI - A PARADISE LOST

New York. 1984. The Viking Press. 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...)
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$20

14722
HOWARTH, David
TAHITI - A PARADISE LOST

London. 1983. Harvill Press. 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...)
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$10

11859
IZOULET, Jacques
LES PREMIERES ANNEES DE LA MISSION CATHOLIQUE A LIFOU 1858-1870

Nouméa. 1993. CTRDP. 1st Ed., in the Points d'Histoire series. 132 PP with 26 b/w illust. (maps, photos, documents). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 27 x 17.5.
The beginnings of the Catholic Mission on the island of Lifou 1858-1870. The implantation of the Catholic church began on 11th April, 1858, whereas the LMS had started in 1842.
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$30

12947
KENT, Graeme
COMPANY OF HEAVEN, Early Missionaries in the South Seas

Wellington. 1972. A.H. & A.W. Reed. 1st Ed. 230 PP with 64 b/w illustrations. Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 23 x 14. 0589006843
The fascinating saga of over 300 years of missionary endeavour in the South Seas.
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$20

47829
KOHLER, Jean Marie
LE CHRISTIANISME EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE ET AUX ILES LOYAUTE - Présentation Sociologique

Nouméa. 1980. Conférence des Eglises du Pacifique / Centre de Recherche des Eglises du Pacifique / ORSTOM. 1st Ed. (4), 29 PP with 12 figures (including 7 b/w photos) and 4 tables. Soft cover. Near fine. French text. 29.5 x 20.5.
Christianity in New Caledonia and the Loyalty Islands.
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$25

59546
LANGMORE, Diane
TAMATE, a King: James Chalmer in New Guinea, 1877-1901

Melbourne. 1974. Melbourne University Press. 1st Ed. XV, 169 PP with 1 map on double page, plus 8 pages with 17 b/w illustrations (1 drawing, and 16 photos). Hard cover, dj (slightly rubbed). Note to previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.3. 0522840795
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$15

12648
LANGRIDGE, A. K.
THE CONQUEST OF CANNIBAL TANNA, A Brief Record of Christian Persistency in the New Hebrides Islands

London. c.1934. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. 200 PP plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: Map of the five Souithern islands of the New Hebrides. Cloth cover, dj has a few pieces missing but is intact. Very good clean copy. 19 x 12.7.
The attempts to convert the islanders of Tanna to Christianity.
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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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53233
LAUX, Claire (editor)
LES ECRITURES DE LA MISSION DANS L'OUTRE-MER INSULAIRE: Caraïbes - Océanie - Mascareignes - Madagascar

Bruxelles. 2007. Brepols. 1st Ed. 242 PP with 1 b/w photo and 6 maps. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 2503525303
Early Evangelization in the Pacific, by Annie Baert... Gambier archipelago, by J.P. Delbos...
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33151
LAWRENCE, P. & MEGGITT, M. J. (editors)
GODS GHOSTS AND MEN IN MELANESIA - Some Religions of Australian New Guinea and the New Hebrides

Melbourne. 1972. O.U.P. Reprint of the 1965 original. (6), 298 PP. Eps: Maps of Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and the New Hebrides. Pictorial card cover (rubbed). Very good. 21.5 x 13.5. 0195501470
The Kamano, Usurufa, Jate and Fore of the Eastern Highlands, by R.M. Berndt. The Melanesians of South Pentecost, New Hebrides, by R.B. Lane...
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$10

50990
LEDYARD, Patricia
FRIENDLY ISLAND

Sydney. 1974. Pacific Publications. Updated edition of the 1956 original. 252 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Front cover with a rubbed patch (4 x 4.5 cms). Few insect stains on outside edges. Internally very good. 19.8 x 13. 0858070162
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$5

46856
LEVITTE, Georges, LIBER, M...et al.
HISTOIRE GENERALE DES RELIGIONS. Indo-Iraniens - Judaïsme - Christianisme - Islam

Paris. 1960. Librairie Aristide Quillet. 1st Ed. One of 4 volumes in this series. (4), 278, XXXVIII PP with b/w illustrations, plus 4 b/w plates and 7 colour plates (1 on double page). Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. French text. 31 x 24.5.
Judaism. Christianism. Islam.
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$25

33266
LOELIGER, Carl & TROMPF, Garry (editors)
NEW RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS IN MELANESIA

Suva. 1985. U.S.P. / U.P.N.G. 1st Ed. XVIII, 188 PP 2 tables, 7 tables and 6 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.2.
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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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48786
MANGERET, R. P.
LA CROIX DANS LES ILES DU PACIFIQUE. Vie de Mgr Bataillon de la Société de Marie, Evêque d' Enos, Premier Vicaire Apostolique de l' Océanie Centrale (1810-1877)

Lyon. 1932. Annales de Marie. 3rd revised edition of the 1884 original. 329, (6) PP with 25 tail pieces, 3 maps, 112 b/w photos, plus 1 folded map at rear of book. Pictorial soft cover slightly soiled. Edges of covers slightly chipped, and foot of spine reinforced. Light foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. French text. 25.4 x 16.5.
Bishop Bataillon, and the beginnings of the Marist missionaries in the South West Pacific.
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47426
MANTOVANI, Ennio
AN INTRODUCTION TO MELANESIAN RELIGIONS, A Handbook for Church Workers

Goroka, PNG. 1987. The Melanesian Institute for Pastoral and Socio-Economic Service. Reprint of the 1984 original. XII, 306 PP with b/w illustrations by Sr Emily Duguay. Illustrated soft cover. Stamp of previous owner on inside front cover, o/wise fine. 20.3 x 14.2.
Medicine and Sorcery, by Mary Macdonald... Cargo Movements, by Brian Schwarz...
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33203
MATHEWS, Basil
JOHN WILLIAMS THE SHIPBUILDER

London. 1925. The Livingstone Press. Juvenile edition, 4th Impression (31,000), in the Pathfinder series. VI, (2), 298 PP with 1 diagram , 2 drawings and 3 maps, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: He would slip into the Workshop to watch the Smith. Eps: 4 of the ships named after John Williams. Cloth cover. Small tear at top of spine. Some foxing. Very good. 18.5 x 12.5.
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$10

11874
MAUER, Daniel
L'EGLISE PROTESTANTE A TAHITI

Paris. 1970. Société des Océanistes. 1st Ed. Dossier No. 6 in the Dossiers Tahitiens series. 32 PP with 34 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 19 x 14.
The implantation of the Protestant religion with the arrival of the missionaries of the London Missionary Society on board the Duff in 1797.
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64026
MISSIONS MARISTES D'OCEANIE
MISSIONS DES ILES EN DEUIL ... (in Missions des Iles)

Paris. 1950. Missions Maristes d'Océanie. Summer 1950 issue. 73-104 PP with b/w illustrations (1 sketch map of the flight and 45 photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Ageing and foxing, o/wise very good. 24 x 15.
Flight from Noumea (9 June 1950) to Paris, with change of plane at Saigon (11 June 1950). Crash of plane on the approaches to Bahrain (12 June 1950). Death of 4 Missionaries from New Caledonia: Father François Junea, Father Luc Amoura. Mother Guy de l'Eucharistie Toscer. Sister Marguerite-Marie Petel.
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49291
MONFAT, Le P. A.
DIX ANNEES EN MELANESIE. Etude Historique et Religieuse

Lyon. 1925. Librairie Catholique Emmanuel Vitte. 3rd edition. 302 PP with 2 b/w plates, plus 1 folded map (Solomon Islands). Fp: Portrait of Mgr. Jean-Baptiste Epalle. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper around outside edges. French text. Near fine. 25.5 x 16.5.
Solomon Islands. New Caledonia.
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$40

39900
MOORE, Albert C.
ARTS IN THE RELIGIONS OF THE PACIFIC - Symbols of Life

London. 1997. Cassell. Paperback edition of the 1995 original, in Religion and Arts series. XVIII, 219 PP with 84 b/w illustrations. Fp: Mask for harvest dance, Torres Strait islands. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 17.5. 0304700584
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43424
MURRAY, Reverend Thos. Boyles
PITCAIRN: The Island, The People, and the Pastor. To which is added a short notice of the original settlement and present condition of Norfolk Island

London. 1860. Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 12th Ed. XIV, 15 - 414, (4 publications) PP with 4 tail pieces, plus 16 plates. Fp: Portrait of John Adams. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title and devices on a sunned spine. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages, o/wise contents near fine. 16.6 x 11.
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$115

39910
NICHOLSON, R. C.
THE SON OF A SAVAGE - The Story of Daniel Bula

London. 1924. The Epworth Press. 1st Ed. 127 PP, plus 29 pages with 37 b/w photos. Fp: Portrait of Daniel Bula, the first Christian Convert of Vella Lavella, Solomon Islands. Cloth cover, Illustrated front cover. Foxing spot on outside edges, lacks the 3 b/w photos facing pages 12 & 13, o/wise very good. 19 x 13.
Beginings of Christianity on the island of Vella Lavella in the Solomon Archipelago.
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46693
NICOLET, R. P.
VIE DU BIENHEUREUX PIERRE-LOUIS-MARIE CHANEL, Prêtre Mariste, Premier martyr de l'Océanie

Lyon, France. 1935. Librairie Catholique Emmanuel Vitte 5th edition of the 1883 original. 356 PP with 3 maps and 94 b/w photos, plus 1 folded map. Fp: Portrait of Pierre-Louis-Marie Chanel. Soft covers. Parish stamp at top of front cover and half title page. French text. Fine. 22.8 x 14.2.
Biography of the first Catholic martyr of the South Pacific. Arrived on Futuna Island November 1837, martyrdom and murder on 28 April 1841.
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44903
O'REILLY, P. & LARACY, H. M.
BIBLIOGRAPHIE DES OUVRAGES PUBLIES PAR LES MISSIONS MARISTES DES ILES SALOMON, et en particulier par les presses missionnaires de Visale, Honiara, Banony Bay et Tsiroge

Paris. 1972. Musée de l' Homme. 1st edition limited to 300 copies. Publication No. 29 of Société des Océanistes. 68 PP with facsimile of the title page of Na Mamare Na Lotu Katolika of 1905, plus 3 plates with 8 b/w photos. Soft cover. Some pages still uncut. Near fine. 25 x 16.5.
Bibliography of books published by the Marists Missionaries in the Solomon Islands.
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$40

33557
PATON, Frank H. L.
THE KINGDOM IN THE PACIFIC

London. 1912. United Council for Missionary Education. 1st Ed. VIII, 152 PP, plus 16 b/w plates. Fp: Surely He Cometh. Card cover. Near fine. 18 x 12.2.
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33154
PATON, Reverend James (editor)
JOHN G. PATON, Missionary to the New Hebrides - An Autobiography (second part)

London. 1891. Hodder and Stoughton. 1st printing edited by his brother. XVI, 382, (2 adv.) PP. Fp: Mission house at Aniwa. Cloth cover has minimum wear, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Paper ageing, o/wise a near fine copy. 21 x 14.
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47762
PELTZER, Louise
LETTRE A POUTAVERI

Papeete. 2002. Au Vent des Iles. 2nd edition of the 1995 original. 447, (3) PP with one facsimile of manuscript page in Reo Ma'ohi. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.8 x 14. 2909790495
A letter to Bougainville, by one of his young admirers, on the changes brought by contacts with Europeans and by Christianisation.
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13436
PISIER, Georges (editor)
LE TEMOIGNAGE DE TA'UNGA, ou la Nouvelle-Caledonie vue par un Teacher Polynesien avant l'Implantation Européenne

Nouméa. 1980. S.E.H. 1st Ed. Publication No. 25, Société d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 153, (3) PP with 6 maps and 18 b/w illustrations (engravings & photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. 21 x 15.
Extracts from the Works of Ta'unga edited by S.G & Marjorie Crocombe in 1968. A Polynesian teacher from the London Mission Society in the south of New Caledonia in the early 1840's, and his notes.
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71222
POMPALLIER, Jean Baptiste Francois
FISHERS OF MEN

Auckland. 1938. Whitcombe & Tombs. 1st Ed. Foreword by the most Reverend James M. Liston. (16), 102 PP with 15 b/w illustrations tipped in (13 of them portraits). Fp: Portrait of J.B. F. Pompallier. FEP: 2 maps of New Zealand in colour. REP: 2 maps of the South Pacific in colour. Cloth cover, title on front cover. Library stamp of "The Friary, Waverley " on foreword page and last page. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise contents near fine. 25.5 x 20.
Published in 1938 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of J. B. F. Pompallier's arrival at Totara Point.
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62766
POMPALLIER, Jean Baptiste Francois (editor)
FISHERS OF MEN

Auckland. 1938. Whitcombe & Tombs. 1st Ed. Foreword by the most Reverend James M. Liston. (16), 102 PP with 15 b/w illustrations tipped in (13 of them portraits). Fp: Portrait of J.B. F. Pompallier. FEP: 2 maps of New Zealand in colour. REP: 2 maps of the South Pacific in colour. Cloth cover, title on front cover, dust jacket (chipped). Note on half title page. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 25.5 x 20.
Published in 1938 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of J. B. F. Pompallier arrival at Totara Point.
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48535
RAUCAZ, Mgr L.-M.
VINGT-CINQ ANNEES D' APOSTOLAT AUX ILES SALOMON MERIDIONALES (1898-1923)

Lyon & Paris. 1925. Librairie Catholique Emmanuel Vitte. 1st Ed. 259, (3) PP with 6 maps and 82 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Slight foxing. Near fine. French text. 25.3 x 16.5.
Spread of the gospel and the Catholic religion on the southern Solomon Islands of Rua Sura, Guadalcanal, San Cristobal and Malaita
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40158
REED, A. H.
SAMUEL MARSDEN - Greatheart of Maoriland

London. 1947. Pickering & Inglis. Reprint of the 1939 original, in the Memoir of Mighty Men and Women series. 95 PP with 10 drawings. Fp: Portrait of Samuel Marsden. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 19 x13.
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$20

55362
RHOTON, Elaine
THE LOGOS STORY

Bromley, Kent. 1990. OM Publishing / Send The Light Books. Reprint of the 1988 original. 192 PP, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Fine. 19.8 x 13. 01850780420
Built 1949 in Denmark as Umanak, plying between Denmark and Greenland. 1970 transformed in a Missionary Ship as Logos. Shipwrecked in Beagle Channel in 1988.
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63099
RHOTON, Elaine
THE LOGOS STORY

Bromley, Kent. 1988. OM Publishing / Send The Light Books. 1st Ed. 192 PP, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 19.8 x 13. 1850780420
Built 1949 in Denmark as Umanak, plying between Denmark and Greenland. 1970 transformed in a Missionary Ship as Logos. Shipwrecked in Beagle Channel in 1988.
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$5

58302
ROKOTUIVIWA, Paula
THE CONGREGATION OF THE POOR

Suva. 1975. The South Pacific Social Sciences Association. 1st Ed. (2), 58 PP with 3 figures, plus 4 pages with 7 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 13.7.
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$15

32964
ROZIER, Claude
L'EGLISE SUR LE CAILLOU AVANT LES COMMUNARDS

Nouméa. 1997. Editions Ile de Lumière. 1st Ed. 424 PP with 2 maps and 2 portraits, plus 16 pages index inserted at end of book. Pictorial card cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21 x 14.2. 2912429005
First steps of the Christian faith in New Caledonia, before the arrival of the Communards (political convicts with communist tendancy transported after the 1871 upheaval in Paris).
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35056
ROZIER, Père Claude
MARIE-FRANCE PERROTON - Une figure de proue de la Mission Mariste en Océanie

Paris. 1997. Editions Osmondes. 1st Ed. 200 PP. Pictorial card cover a little bumped on bottom corner, o/wise near fine. French text. 21 x 15. 2910830179
Missionary work on Wallis Island, where she arrived in October 1846. She died on Futuna Island in 1873.
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$30

12980
SABATIER, Ernest
ASTRIDE THE EQUATOR, An Account of the Gilbert Islands

Melbourne. 1977. O.U.P. 1st English edition, translated from the 1938 French original: Sous l'Equateur du Pacifique. X, 386 PP with 1 map in text. Fp: Father Ernest Sabatier. Hard cover, dj. A little soiling around outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0195505182
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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

13140
SAURA, Bruno
POLITIQUE ET RELIGION A TAHITI

Papeete. 1993. Edit. Polymages/Scoop. 1st Ed. 364 PP, with 22 tables & 4 maps in text. Pict. card cover. Fine. French text. 22.5 x 15. 2909790517
The influence of the long-embedded religious beliefs on the relatively new political life of Tahitian society.
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$30

56242
SAURA, Bruno
TAHITI MA'OHI. Culture, identité, religion et nationalisme en Polynésie Française

Papeete. 2008. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 529 PP, (5 publications) with 6 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text (with a few bilingual texts: Ma'ohi / French). Fine. 22.5 x 14.5. 9782925654509
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$65

33271
SCHUTZ, Albert J. (editor)
THE DIARIES AND CORRESPONDENCE OF DAVID CARGILL, 1832-1843

Canberra. 1977. ANU Press. 1st Ed., No. 19 in the Pacific History series. XVI, 255 PP with 3 maps. Fp: The Reverend David Cargill. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0708107192
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$20

67109
S.E.H.
BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE D'ETUDES HISTORIQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - No. 95

Nouméa. 1993. Société d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. No. 95, 2nd Term 1993. 102, (2) PP with period advertisements, b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. 27.5 x 17.5.
L' installation des Missions Catholiques en Océanie, by Père Georges Delbos. Le Capitaine Dubois face au Général De Gaulle, by André Bourgoin.
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$15

44445
SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES
HOMMAGE A MAURICE LEENHARDT

Paris. 1955. Société des Océanistes. Extract from Issue No. 10, December 1954. Foreword by Jean Poirier. 76 PP, plus 1 plate (photo of Maurice Leenhardt, Président de la Société des Océanistes). Soft cover. Stapled. Near fine. French text. 26.5 x 17.
Three articles: The Missionary (R. Becker), The Linguist (R-H. Leenhardt) and The Ethnologist (Pierre Métais).
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$30

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

39865
SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES
JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES, Tome XXXIV / No. 58-59: CENTENAIRE DE MAURICE LEENHARDT

Paris. 1978. Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Volume 34, Nos. 58-59, March-June 1978. Edited by José GARANGER & Bernard JUILLERAT. 75 PP. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 27.5 x 18.3.
Pourquoi se vêtir. Notes sur le régime de l'engagement des indigènes en Nouvelle-Calédonie, Mars 1914. Les événements de 1917 en Nouvelle-Calédonie, Géographie des tribus et des chefs..., by a minister and ethnologist who arrived in Nouméa when Kanaks were a race in decline.
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$20

39851
SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES
JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES, Tome XXXVI / No. 69

Paris. 1980. Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Volume 36, No. 69, December 1980. Edited by Bernard JUILLERAT. Pages 237 to 320 with 3 maps. Soft cover. Top corner of front cover frayed, o/wise near fine. Texts in French or English, each with a summary in French and English. 27.5 x 19.
The appearance of plant and annimal domestication in New Guinea, by Jack Golson and P.J. Hughes. New approaches to Papuan pottery analysis by O. J. Rye and Jim Allen.
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$15

62259
SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES
LES MISSIONS DANS LE PACIFIQUE (in JOURNAL de la SOCIETE des OCEANISTES, Tome XXV / No. 25)

Paris. 1969. Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Volume XXV, No. 25, December 1969. Edited by R.P. Patrick O'REILLY. (4), 459, (7 publications) PP with b/w illustrations (facsimile of documents), plus 7 plates with 22 b/w photos. Soft cover. Pages uncut. Occasional foxing. 14 articles (9 in French and 5 in English). Near fine. 27.5 x 18.5.
Special issue: Missionary Works in the Pacific.
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$50

12915
STEVENSON, Robert Louis
FATHER DAMIEN - An Open Letter to the Reverend Doctor Hyde of Honolulu

London. 1910. Chatto & Windus. Reprint. 33 PP, (5). Red cloth, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers a little worn around edges. Hinge of back cover partly split. 3 lines of text underlined. Foxing, o/wise very good. 17.5 x 11.
Includes a loosely inserted article (on full page) from John O'London's Weekly (Dec.1, 1944), entitled: Letters to Gog and Magog: R.L.S. and Father Damien.
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$15

33218
STONE, William S.
THE SHIP OF FLAME - A Saga of the South Seas

New York. 1945. Alfred A. Knopf. 1st Ed. (6), 166 PP with 1 colour and 28 b/w illustrations by Nicolas Mordvinoff. Title spread: Tahua at the prows of a canoe (in colour). Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine. Covers lightly rubbed & worn on corners, top of spine frayed, light foxing on endpapers, o/wise a clean and very good copy. 29.2 x 21.6.
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$25

71343
THOMPSON, R. Wardlaw
MY TRIP IN THE JOHN WILLIAMS

London. 1900. London Missionary Society. 1st Ed. XII, 208, (4 publications) PP with over 62 b/w illustrations. Blue cloth cover, illustrated front, gilt title on spine. Light shelf wear, foxing spots on outside edges and on few leaves. Offsetting on endpapers. Presentation plate on front endpaper with former owner's name. Copy lacking the frontispiece called for. Gutters starting a little, but overall, still a nice copy of a scarce item. 21.5 x 17.5.
Detailed account of a 1897 voyage aboard a missionary supply vessel. Includes visits to PNG ports, the Loyalty Islands (pages 112 to 129 with 4 b/w illustrations), Erromanga, Fiji, Niue, the Cook Islands & Samoa.
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$45

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

57738
THORNLEY, Andrew
THE INHERITANCE OF HOPE - John Hunt: Apostle of Fiji / NAI VOTAVOTA NI I NUINUI - Ko Joni Oniti: Na Apositolo ki na Kawa i Taukei

Suva. 2000. Institute of Pacific Studies, USP. 1st Ed., Fijian text translated by Tauga Vulaono from the English original. XVI, 532 PP with 34 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on title page, dated and signed by the author. English and Fijian text. Near fine. 21 x 14.7. 9820201594
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$50

42562
THORNLEY, Andrew
THE INHERITANCE OF HOPE - John Hunt: Apostle of Fiji / NAI VOTAVOTA NI I NUINUI - Ko Joni Oniti: Na Apositolo ki na Kawa i Taukei

Suva. 2000. Institute of Pacific Studies, USP. 1st Ed., Fijian translation from the English original by Tauga Vulaono. XVI, 532 PP with 34 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. English and Fijian text. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 9820201594
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$30

58443
THORNLEY, Andrew & VULAONO, Tauga (editors)
MAI KEA KI VEI? Stories of Methodism in Fiji and Rotuma / Na i Talanoa ni Lotu Wesele e Viti kei Rotuma 1835-1995

Suva. 1996. Fiji Methodist Church. September edition (revised and updated) of the June 1996 original. XI, (2), 340 PP with tables, 2 maps and 43 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on title page, dated and signed by the author. Text in English and Fijian. Fine. 21.3 x 14.2. 9823470014
Proceedings of the Fiji Methodist History Conference, Davuilevu, 10-13 October, 1995.
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$45

65208
THRELFALL, Neville
ONE HUNDRED YEARS IN THE ISLANDS: The Methodist/United Church in the New Guinea Islands Region 1875-1975

Rabaul, PNG. 1975. Toksave na Bul Dipatmen. 1st Ed. Foreword by Saimon Gaius. 288 PP with b/w illustrations (vignette on title page, 1 map, facsimile of document, 1 tail piece, portraits and photos). FEP: Map of the Bismarck Archipelago. REP: Map of North East Gazelle Peninsula. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22.8 x 14.4. 0869380168
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$40

33542
TROMPF, Garry (editor)
PROPHETS OF MELANESIA

Port Moresby / Suva. 1986. Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies / Institute of Pacific Studies. 3rd impression of the 1977 original. (VIII), 162 PP with diagrams, 7 maps and 22 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.3 x 13.3. 9820200075
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$20

11970
TROMPF, G.W.
MELANESIAN RELIGION

Cambridge. 1991. Cambridge University Press. 1st Ed. XII, 284 PP with 3 maps & 4 tables in text plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt-engraved spine, dj. Fine. 25.7 x 18. 0521383064
From traditional beliefs & practices to the development of strong indigenous Christian churches & theology. Issues on religious & social change in the Pacific.
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$35

71330
UN PERE MARISTE (MAYET, R. P. Claude)
AUGUSTE MARCEAU, Capitaine de Frégate, Commandant de l'Arche d'Alliance (in 2 Volumes)

Paris. 1891. René Haton. New edition. Vol. I: (4), VIII, 350 PP. Fp: Portrait du Commandant Marceau. Vol. II: (4), 360 PP. Marbled endpapers. Quarter bound, raised bands and gilt title on spines with only minimal wear. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges and margins of pages. French text. Near fine. Scarce. 18 x 12.
Missionary work in the South Pacific, by this retired Officer of the French Navy, (reign of Louis-Philippe I).
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$120

33548
VAUGHAN, Berkeley
DOCTOR IN PAPUA

Adelaide. 1974. Rigby. 1st Ed. (8), 180 PP with 1 map and inset, plus 12 pages with 21 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Watermarks affecting lower corner of book, o/wise good. 22 x 14. 0851797822
Missionary Doctor on Kwato Island, China Strait, Papua New Guinea. June 1935 to the evacuation of Samarai in 1942.
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$5

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

Papeete. 1986. Eglise Evangélique de Polynnésie Française. 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.
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$30

11693
WALKER-JONES, Carrie (editor)
THE LEGACY OF CHRISTIAN MISSIONS IN THE PACIFIC (in The Pacific Journal of Theology)

Suva. 1995. South Pacific Association of Theological Schools. Series II, No.14, 1995. IV, 148 PP with 6 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Fine. 21.3 x 14.5. 98220007311
17 papers (1 in French 16 in English). Includes sections on: LMS Missionaries Labour in Tahiti, 1797-1860 ... The Tahiti Connection: Planting Christianity in Hawai'i ... Thunder and Rainbow: Catholic-Protestant Encounters in the Pacific ... Le Renouveau dans l'Esprit,...
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$20

47427
WHONSBON-ASTON, C. W.
THE MOON AND POLYNESIA

London & Sydney. 1963. Society for the Propagation of the Gospel & the Australian Board of Missions. 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.
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$15

40829
WILLIAMS, John
A NARRATIVE OF MISSIONARY ENTERPRISES IN THE SOUTH SEA ISLANDS; With remarks upon the natural history of the islands, origin, languages, traditions, and usages of the inhabitants

London. 1837. J. Snow for the Author. 1st Ed. (2nd thousand). XVIII, 590 PP with vignette on title page and 23 b/w illustrations (2 on full page), plus 5 b/w plates with 8 illustrations. Engravings on wood, by G. Baxter. Rebacked in green cloth, gilt title on spine. Original pictorial soft cover which has a previous owner's signature has been retained. Lacks frontispiece, and folded map. Newspaper clipping pasted down on verso of title page. Ageing of paper. Very good. Sold as is. 22.4 x 15.
Early achievements of the LMS in the Polynesian islands.
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$40

33475
WILLIAMS, Thomas
FIJI AND THE FIJIANS - Vol. I: The Islands and their Inhabitants

Suva. 1985. Fiji Museum. Reprint of the 1858 original, edited by George Stringer Rowe with an introduction by Fergus Clunie. (12), XII, (2), 266 PP with 24 b/w illustrations, plus 1 folded chart, 3 colour and 6 b/w plates. Fp: Thakombau, Vu-Ni-Valu. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.7.
Insight into Fijian life before the widespread and profound impact of Christianity.
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$30

51457
WILSON, James
A MISSIONARY VOYAGE to the Southern Pacific Ocean 1796-1798

New York. N.D. c.1968. Frederick A. Praeger. Facsimile reprint of the 1799 original, with an introduction by Irmgard Moschner. XIX*, (XII), C, 420 PP, plus 7 folded maps, and 7 b/w plates (6 folded). Hard cover (simile vellum). Dust jacket has a closed tear on fold of front flap and is plastic protected. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 22.6 x 16.5.
A missionary voyage to the Southern Pacific Ocean performed in the years 1796, 1797, 1798, in the Ship Duff commanded by Captain James Wilson.
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$50