Lotu Pasifika Productions. Suva. 1973. 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
38593 ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric (editor) RELIGION ET SACRE EN OCEANIE $40.00 AUD
C.O.R.A.I.L. / L'Harmattan. Paris. 2000. 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.
62928 ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric (editor) RIVALITES COLONIALES ET MISSIONAIRES EN OCEANIE 1688-1902 (in Histoire & Missions Chrétiennes) $45.00 AUD
Histoire et Missions chrétiennes / Editions Karthala. Paris. 2008. Issue No. 6, June 2008. 214, (2) PP with b/w illustrations (engravings, maps, photos). Soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 16..
65179 APIKAOUA, Roch & BRISEUL, Jean-Paul LE PRÊTRE ET LE JUGE - Le Père Roch Apikaoua s'entretient avec le Juge Jean-Paul Briseul $20.00 AUD
Le Corridor Bleu. Saint Pierre. 2014. 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.
46855 AUBOYER, Jeannine, BARROIS, A. et al.. HISTOIRE GENERALE DES RELIGIONS. Israel - Les Indo-Européens - l'Antiquité Classique $25.00 AUD
Librairie Aristide Quillet. Paris. 1960. 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...
46857 AUBOYER, Jeannine, BERGE, François, et al.. HISTOIRE GENERALE DES RELIGIONS. Extrême-Orient - Folklore et Religion - Tableaux chronologiques $25.00 AUD
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...
70702 AWDRY, Frances IN THE ISLES OF THE SEA: The Story of Fifty Years in Melanesia $120.00 AUD
Bemrose & Sons Limited. London. 1902. 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.
48587 BAUER, François LES RITES PROTESTANTS EN POLYNESIE FRANCAISE Quand faire, c'est dire ! $30.00 AUD
L'Harmattan. Paris. 2003. 1st Ed. Preface by Pierre Centlivres. 288, (1) PP with 2 figures and 4 tables. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 16. 2747552942
11740 BEAUDEMOULIN, Claude, & POSTIC, Jean-Raymond DE MAHAMATE A TENE $30.00 AUD
Ile de Lumière. Nouméa. 1995. 1st Ed. 142 PP with 1 map of Christian religions and 199 colour photos. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover, dj. French text. Light foxing on prelims, o/wise near fine. 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.
55369 BEST, Elsdon SOME ASPECTS OF MAORI MYTH AND RELIGION $10.00 AUD
Dominium Museum / Government Printer. Wellington. 1978. 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.
56854 BLUMER, Rev. R.C. & ROWLAND, E. C. THE PACIFIC AND YOU: Our Duty to our Neighbours $25.00 AUD
The Australian Board of Missions. Sydney. 1943. 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.
11161 BROU, Bernard LIEUX HISTORIQUES DE LA CONCEPTION, SAINT LOUIS, YAHOUE (S.E.H. No.32) $25.00 AUD
S. E. H. Nouméa. 1982. 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.
13168 BROU, Bernard LA CATHEDRALE DE NOUMEA $20.00 AUD
N.E.L. Paris. 1980. 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.
11884 BRUNEL, G. JOHN WILLIAMS, L'Apôtre de la Polynésie, 1796-1839 $15.00 AUD
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.
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 $40.00 AUD
Diocese of Agana. Agana, Guam. 1970. 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.
11165 CATHEDRALE DE NOUMEA HISTOIRE DE LA CATHEDRALE DE NOUMEA 1853 - 1953 $45.00 AUD
Imprimerie de la Cathédrale. Nouméa. 1953. 1st Ed. 63 PP. Stapled card covers. Ageing of paper. French text. Near fine. 21.3 x 13.5.
The beginning of the Catholic Church in Nouméa, the first church blessed in 1858, the actual cathedral began in 1888, consecrated in 1894 by the bishops from Christchurch, Wellington & Fiji. Description of the cathedral and its successive priests.
55478 CRAWFORD, David and Leona MISSIONARY ADVENTURES IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC $30.00 AUD
Charles E. Tuttle. Rutland, Vermont and Tokyo. 1967. 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).
57917 CROCOMBE, R. G. & M. THE WORKS OF TA'UNGA - Records of a Polynesian Traveller in the South Seas 1833-1896 $5.00 AUD
ANU Press. Canberra. 1968. 1st Ed. XXV, 164 PP with 4 maps and 12 b/w illust. Cloth cover. Ex library copy with stamps and perforated "cancelled" on the 2 first leaves. Renewed front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Good reading copy. Image shows the title-page. 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.
38135 CROIDYS, Pierre LE PERE DAMIEN - L'Homme au Coeur Magnifique $20.00 AUD
Editions Spes. Paris. 1944. 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.
57322 DARCHEN, Jacques Météorologie Maritime - MET MAR, No. 153 $10.00 AUD
Direction de la Météorologie Nationale. Paris. 1991. 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.
72888 DAWS, Gavan HOLY MAN - Father Damien of Molokai $15.00 AUD
University of Hawai'i Press. Honolulu. 1984. 1st edition of the 1973 original published by Harper & Row. XIV, 294 PP, plus 16 pages with 22 b/w photos. Newspaper review (The Weekend Australian, June 15-16, 2002) "Molokai: The Story of Father Damien", loosely inserted. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Occasional foxing. Name of previous owner at top of half title page. Very good. 20.2 x 13.7. 0824809203
45215 DELBOS, Georges L'EGLISE CATHOLIQUE AU VANUATU - Un Siècle et Demi d'Histoire $50.00 AUD
CEPAC / Episcopal Conference of the Pacific. Suva. 2001. 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.
49020 DELBOS, Georges L'EGLISE CATHOLIQUE A WALLIS ET FUTUNA - Généalogie d'une chrétienté (1837-2003) $80.00 AUD
CEPAC / Episcopal Conference of the Pacific. Suva. 2004. 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.
55042 DELBOS, Georges MONTMARTRE: Haut-Lieu de l'Eglise Catholique au Vanuatu $40.00 AUD
Evêché de Port Vila. Port Vila. 2002. 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.
52296 DORDILLON, DUBREUL, MONTROUZIER, ROUGEYRON et al. ANNALES DE LA PROPAGATION DE LA FOI. Tome 19 & Tome 20 $100.00 AUD
Editeur des Annales. Lyon, France. 1847 & 1848. 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)...
11942 DUBOIS, Marie-Joseph AVENTURIER DE DIEU $20.00 AUD
Editions Anthropos. Paris. 1985. 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.
38205 DUPEYRAT, André VINGT ET UN ANS CHEZ LES PAPOUS $15.00 AUD
La Colombe. Paris. 1957. 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.
52915 DUPEYRAT, André PAPOUASIE - HISTOIRE DE LA MISSION (1885-1935) $45.00 AUD
Archiconfrèrie & Editions Dillen. Issoudun & Paris. 1935. 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.
72230 DUPEYRAT, André VINGT ET UN ANS CHEZ LES PAPOUS $20.00 AUD
Librairie Arthème Fayard. Paris. 1952. New edition. Preface by Paul Claudel. (4), III, 4-240 PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 39 b/w photos. Soft covers, pictorial front. Ageing and foxing of papers. Water marks obvious on some of the plates. French text. A good reading copy. 21 x 14.5
Mitsinari - Twenty-one years with the Papuans.
63465 EASTMAN, G. H. VOYAGERS ALL ! - The Story of the Ships of the London Missionary Society $20.00 AUD
The London Missionary Society. Sydney. 1947. 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.
57730 FINAU, Makisi, IEUTI, Teeruo, & LANGI, Jione ISLAND CHURCHES: Challenge and Change $5.00 AUD
Pacific Theological College / Institute of Pacific Studies Suva. 1992. 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
59534 FIRTH, Raymond PROBLEM AND ASSUMPTION IN AN ANTHROPOLOGICAL STUDY OF RELIGION - Huxley Memorial Lecture 1959 $25.00 AUD
Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland. London. 1959. 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.
12791 GRIFFITH, Robert MADAGASCAR, A Century of Adventure $20.00 AUD
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.
57571 GUNSON, Niel MESSENGERS OF GRACE - Evangelical Missionaries in the South Seas 1797-1860 $125.00 AUD
O.U.P. Melbourne. 1978. 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.
55404 GUTCH, John BEYOND THE REEFS - The life of John Williams, Missionary $15.00 AUD
Macdonald. London. 1974. 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
44053 HAMELIN, Christine & WITTERSHEIM, Eric (editors) LA TRADITION ET L'ETAT - Eglises, pouvoirs et politiques culturelles dans le Pacifique $35.00 AUD
L' Harmattan. Paris. 2002. 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 ...
54737 HENDERSON, Professor G. C. ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI (in Syllabus of a Course of six Lectures) $5.00 AUD
Adelaide. 1910 The University of Adelaide. 1st Ed. 18 PP. Soft cover. Staples removed. Very good. 18 x 12.5.
56215 HERDA, Phyllis, REILLY, Michael & HILLIARD, David (editors) VISION AND REALITY IN PACIFIC RELIGION - Essays in Honour of Niel Gunson $30.00 AUD
Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies / Pandanus Books, RSPAS / ANU. Christchurch / Canberra. 2005. 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...
57572 HILLIARD, David GOD'S GENTLEMEN - A History of the Melanesian Mission, 1849-1942 $25.00 AUD
University of Queensland Press. Brisbane. 1978. 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
55422 HINEY, Tom ON THE MISSIONARY TRAIL: A Journey through Polynesia, Africa and Asia with the London Missionary Society $10.00 AUD
Atlantic Monthly Press. New York. 2000. 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
32599 HODEE, Père Paul 1984 TAHITI 1993 - 10 années d'éditoriaux du Semeur Tahitien $20.00 AUD
Haere Po No Tahiti. Papeete. 1993. 1st Ed. (2), 192, (2) PP. Card cover. Fine. French text. 26.8 x 18.2. 2904171359
The author was the editor of Le Semeur Tahitien between 1984 and 1993. The magazine appeared fortnightly and was produced by the Catholics of French Polynesia.
14722 HOWARTH, David TAHITI - A PARADISE LOST $10.00 AUD
Harvill Press. London. 1983. 1st UK Ed. 226 PP with 13 b/w illust. Eps: Chart of the world showing all the discoveries of Captain Cook. Hard cover, dj. Remainder mark on bottom outside edge, o/wise fine. 23.2 x 15. 000262804X
The destruction of a paradise in the quest for knowledge (transit of Venus...) and in the name of dogma (missionaries of various faiths...)
33283 HOWARTH, David TAHITI - A PARADISE LOST $20.00 AUD
The Viking Press. New York. 1984. 1st US Ed. 226 PP with 13 b/w illust. Eps: Chart of the world showing all the discoveries of Captain Cook. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 23.6 x 16. 067069052X
The destruction of a paradise in the quest for knowledge (transit of Venus...) and in the name of dogma (missionaries of various faiths...)
11859 IZOULET, Jacques LES PREMIERES ANNEES DE LA MISSION CATHOLIQUE A LIFOU 1858-1870 $30.00 AUD
CTRDP. Nouméa. 1993. 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.
12947 KENT, Graeme COMPANY OF HEAVEN, Early Missionaries in the South Seas $20.00 AUD
A.H. & A.W. Reed. Wellington. 1972. 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.
47829 KOHLER, Jean Marie LE CHRISTIANISME EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE ET AUX ILES LOYAUTE - Présentation Sociologique $25.00 AUD
Conférence des Eglises du Pacifique / Centre de Recherche des Eglises du Pacifique / ORSTOM. Nouméa. 1980. 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.
59546 LANGMORE, Diane TAMATE, a King: James Chalmer in New Guinea, 1877-1901 $15.00 AUD
Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1974. 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
72508 LARACY, Hugh MARISTS AND MELANESIANS - A History of Catholic Missions in the Solomon Islands $45.00 AUD
University Press of Hawaii. Honolulu. 1976. 1st Ed. XII, 212 PP with notes & bibliography. Fp: Map of the Vicariate Apostolic of Melanesia 1844-1889. Eps: Map of the Solomon Islands. Laminated boards, pictorial front. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 21.7 x 15. 0824803612
Development of Roman Catholic missionary activity before and after colonial order, war years, indigenous challenges (Massima rule)...
40659 LAUX, Claire LES THEOCRATIES MISSIONNAIRES EN POLYNESIE (Tahiti, Hawaii, Cook, Tonga, Gambier, Wallis et Futuna) AU XIXe SIECLE - Des Cités de Dieu dans les Mers du Sud? $35.00 AUD
L'Harmattan. Paris. 2000. 1st Ed., in Collection Mondes Océaniens. 382, (2 publications) PP with 9 maps. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738496733
Theocracy and Polynesia during the 19th century.
53233 LAUX, Claire (editor) LES ECRITURES DE LA MISSION DANS L'OUTRE-MER INSULAIRE: Caraïbes - Océanie - Mascareignes - Madagascar $20.00 AUD
Brepols. Bruxelles. 2007. 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...
50990 LEDYARD, Patricia FRIENDLY ISLAND $5.00 AUD
Pacific Publications. Sydney. 1974. 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. Very good reading copy. 19.8 x 13. 0858070162
46856 LEVITTE, Georges, LIBER, M...et al. HISTOIRE GENERALE DES RELIGIONS. Indo-Iraniens - Judaïsme - Christianisme - Islam $25.00 AUD
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.
33266 LOELIGER, Carl & TROMPF, Garry (editors) NEW RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS IN MELANESIA $30.00 AUD
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) $30.00 AUD
Annales de Marie. Lyon. 1932. 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.
75091 MANGERET, R. P. Mgr BATAILLON et les Missions de l'Océanie Centrale (in 2 Volumes) $150.00 AUD
Librairie Générale Catholique et Classique. Lyon. 1895. New edition of the 1884 original, with a foreword by Cardinal L.-M. Caverot. Vol. I: XV, 415 PP, plus 2 maps on full page (Carte des Iles Uvea ou Wallis. / Carte des Iles Futuna with an insert "Coastal View"). Fp: portrait of le Vénèrable P.-M. L. Chanel. Vol. II: (2), 421 PP. Fp: Portrait of Mon Bataillon. Cloth covers, top edges tinted. Slight ageing of paper. Stamp of the convent of St. Mary's Hill, Paignton at lower corner of title page of Volume I. French text. A very good clean set. 21 x 14.
Bishop Bataillon, and the beginnings of the Marist Missions in the South West Pacific.
47426 MANTOVANI, Ennio AN INTRODUCTION TO MELANESIAN RELIGIONS, A Handbook for Church Workers $15.00 AUD
The Melanesian Institute for Pastoral and Socio-Economic Service. Goroka, PNG. 1987. 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...
33203 MATHEWS, Basil JOHN WILLIAMS THE SHIPBUILDER $10.00 AUD
The Livingstone Press. London. 1925. 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.
11874 MAUER, Daniel L'EGLISE PROTESTANTE A TAHITI $20.00 AUD
Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1970. 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.
13271 McHARDY, Rev. Emmet BLAZING THE TRAIL $15.00 AUD
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.
49291 MONFAT, Le P. A. DIX ANNEES EN MELANESIE. Etude Historique et Religieuse $40.00 AUD
Librairie Catholique Emmanuel Vitte. Lyon. 1925. 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.
39900 MOORE, Albert C. ARTS IN THE RELIGIONS OF THE PACIFIC - Symbols of Life $15.00 AUD
Cassell. London. 1997. 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
43424 MURRAY, Reverend Thos. Boyles PITCAIRN: The Island, The People, and the Pastor. To which is added a short notice of the original settlement and present condition of Norfolk Island $100.00 AUD
Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. London. 1860. 12th Ed. XIV, 15 - 414, (4 publications) PP with 4 tail pieces, plus 16 plates. Fp: Portrait of John Adams. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title and devices on a sunned spine. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages, o/wise contents near fine. 16.6 x 11.
39910 NICHOLSON, R. C. THE SON OF A SAVAGE - The Story of Daniel Bula $20.00 AUD
The Epworth Press. London. 1924. 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. Small signature on FFEP, foxing spot on outside edges, lacks the 3 b/w photos facing pages 12 & 13, o/wise a very good clean copy. 19 x 13.
Beginings of Christianity on the island of Vella Lavella in the Solomon Archipelago.
46693 NICOLET, R. P. VIE DU BIENHEUREUX PIERRE-LOUIS-MARIE CHANEL, Prêtre Mariste, Premier martyr de l'Océanie $30.00 AUD
Librairie Catholique Emmanuel Vitte. Lyon, France. 1935. 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.
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 $40.00 AUD
Musée de l' Homme. Paris. 1972. 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.
33557 PATON, Frank H. L. THE KINGDOM IN THE PACIFIC $25.00 AUD
United Council for Missionary Education. London. 1912. 1st Ed. VIII, 152 PP, plus 16 b/w plates. Fp: Surely He Cometh. Card cover. Near fine. 18 x 12.2.
33154 PATON, Reverend James (editor) JOHN G. PATON, Missionary to the New Hebrides - An Autobiography (second part) $20.00 AUD
Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1891. 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.
47762 PELTZER, Louise LETTRE A POUTAVERI $50.00 AUD
Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2002. 2nd edition of the 1995 original. 447, (3) PP with one facsimile of manuscript page in Reo Ma'ohi. Pictorial stiff 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.
13436 PISIER, Georges (editor) LE TEMOIGNAGE DE TA'UNGA, ou la Nouvelle-Caledonie vue par un Teacher Polynesien avant l'Implantation Européenne - S.E.H. Publication No. 25 $20.00 AUD
Société d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 1980. 1st Ed. 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.
71222 POMPALLIER, Jean Baptiste Francois FISHERS OF MEN $35.00 AUD
Whitcombe & Tombs. Auckland. 1938. 1st Ed. Foreword by the most Reverend James M. Liston. (16), 102 PP with 15 b/w illustrations tipped in (13 of them portraits). Fp: Portrait of J.B. F. Pompallier. FEP: 2 maps of New Zealand in colour. REP: 2 maps of the South Pacific in colour. Cloth cover, title on front cover. Library stamp of "The Friary, Waverley " on foreword page and last page. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise contents near fine. 25.5 x 20.
Published in 1938 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of J. B. F. Pompallier's arrival at Totara Point.
73671 PROUT, E. MISSIONARY SHIPS connected with THE LONDON MISSIONARY SOCIETY $225.00 AUD
London Missionary Society. London. 1865. 1st Ed. VIII, 104 PP with 51 b/w illustrations (1 map, frontispiece, vignette on title page and 48 in text). Fp: The Duff. Rebacked copy. Half bound, buckram, leather, gilt title on spine, top edge gilt. Fine. Image shows title-page. 18.7 x 12.8.
48535 RAUCAZ, Mgr L.-M. VINGT-CINQ ANNEES D' APOSTOLAT AUX ILES SALOMON MERIDIONALES (1898-1923) $45.00 AUD
Librairie Catholique Emmanuel Vitte. Lyon & Paris. 1925. 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
40158 REED, A. H. SAMUEL MARSDEN - Greatheart of Maoriland $20.00 AUD
Pickering & Inglis. London. 1947. 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.
55362 RHOTON, Elaine THE LOGOS STORY $5.00 AUD
OM Publishing / Send The Light Books. Bromley, Kent. 1990. 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.
58302 ROKOTUIVIWA, Paula THE CONGREGATION OF THE POOR $15.00 AUD
The South Pacific Social Sciences Association. Suva. 1975. 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.
32964 ROZIER, Claude L'EGLISE SUR LE CAILLOU AVANT LES COMMUNARDS $40.00 AUD
Editions Ile de Lumière. Nouméa. 1997. 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).
67109 S.E.H. BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE D'ETUDES HISTORIQUES DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE (S.E.H. No. 95) $15.00 AUD
Société d'Etudes Historiques de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 1993. 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.
12980 SABATIER, Ernest ASTRIDE THE EQUATOR, An Account of the Gilbert Islands $20.00 AUD
Oxford University Press. Melbourne. 1977. 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. Light foxing on outside edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 22.2 x 14. 0195505182
71284 SABATIER, Ernest SOUS L'EQUATEUR DU PACIFIQUE, Les Iles Gilbert et la Mission Catholique 1888-1938 $60.00 AUD
Editions Dillen. Paris. 1939. 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.
13140 SAURA, Bruno POLITIQUE ET RELIGION A TAHITI $30.00 AUD
Edit. Polymages/Scoop. Papeete. 1993. 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.
33271 SCHUTZ, Albert J. (editor) THE DIARIES AND CORRESPONDENCE OF DAVID CARGILL, 1832-1843 $20.00 AUD
ANU Press. Canberra. 1977. 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
39844 SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES Tome XVII / No. 17 $50.00 AUD
Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1961. 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.
39851 SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES, Tome XXXVI / No. 69 $15.00 AUD
Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1980. 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.
39865 SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES, Tome XXXIV / No. 58-59: CENTENAIRE DE MAURICE LEENHARDT $20.00 AUD
Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1978. 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.
44445 SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES HOMMAGE A MAURICE LEENHARDT $30.00 AUD
Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1955. 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).
62259 SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES LES MISSIONS DANS LE PACIFIQUE (in JOURNAL de la SOCIETE des OCEANISTES, Tome XXV / No. 25) $50.00 AUD
Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1969. 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.
12915 STEVENSON, Robert Louis FATHER DAMIEN - An Open Letter to the Reverend Doctor Hyde of Honolulu $15.00 AUD
Chatto & Windus. London. 1910. 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.
33218 STONE, William S. THE SHIP OF FLAME - A Saga of the South Seas $25.00 AUD
Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1945. 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.
71343 THOMPSON, R. Wardlaw MY TRIP IN THE JOHN WILLIAMS $45.00 AUD
London Missionary Society. London. 1900. 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.
40159 THOMSON, D. P. GOODWIN SANDS TO SOLOMON ISLANDS - More Stories of the Ships of Christ $15.00 AUD
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.
42562 THORNLEY, Andrew THE INHERITANCE OF HOPE - John Hunt: Apostle of Fiji / NAI VOTAVOTA NI I NUINUI - Ko Joni Oniti: Na Apositolo ki na Kawa i Taukei $30.00 AUD
Institute of Pacific Studies / USP. Suva. 2000. 1st edition, with Fijian translation from the English original by Tauga Vulaono. XVI, 532 PP with 34 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. English and Fijian text. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 9820201594
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 $50.00 AUD
Institute of Pacific Studies / USP. Suva. 2000. 1st edition with 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
65208 THRELFALL, Neville ONE HUNDRED YEARS IN THE ISLANDS: The Methodist/United Church in the New Guinea Islands Region 1875-1975 $40.00 AUD
Toksave na Bul Dipatmen. Rabaul, PNG. 1975. 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
11970 TROMPF, G.W. MELANESIAN RELIGION $35.00 AUD
Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. 1991. 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.
33542 TROMPF, Garry (editor) PROPHETS OF MELANESIA $20.00 AUD
Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies / Institute of Pacific Studies. Port Moresby / Suva. 1986. 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
71330 UN PERE MARISTE (MAYET, R. P. Claude) AUGUSTE MARCEAU, Capitaine de Frégate, Commandant de l'Arche d'Alliance (in 2 Volumes) $120.00 AUD
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).
33548 VAUGHAN, Berkeley DOCTOR IN PAPUA $5.00 AUD
Rigby. Adelaide. 1974. 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.
11557 VERNIER, Henri AU VENT DES CYCLONES - Puai Noa Mai Te Vero - Histoire des Missions Protestantes et de l' Eglise Evangélique à Tahiti et en Polynésie Française, Une Eglise Polynésienne 1797-1963, 1985 $30.00 AUD
Eglise Evangélique de Polynnésie Française. Papeete. 1986. 1st Ed. (16), 466 PP with b/w illust. (paintings & photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.8. 2905832002
History and changes of the Protestant Church in Tahiti and in French Polynesia, since the arrival of the London Missionary Society.
11693 WALKER-JONES, Carrie (editor) THE LEGACY OF CHRISTIAN MISSIONS IN THE PACIFIC (in The Pacific Journal of Theology) $20.00 AUD
South Pacific Association of Theological Schools. Suva. 1995. 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,...
46949 WHITE, Rt. Rev. Gilbert ROUND ABOUT THE TORRES STRAITS, A Record of Australian Church Mission $40.00 AUD
Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. London. 1925. 2nd edition of the 1917 original. VIII, 95 PP, plus 9 b/w plates. Fp: A Torres Straits village. Hard cover, illustrated front cover. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Light foxing and offsetting of endpapers, o/wise a very good clean copy. 18.7 x 12.7.
71570 WHITE, Rt. Rev. Gilbert ROUND ABOUT THE TORRES STRAITS, A Record of Australian Church Mission $20.00 AUD
Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. London. 1917. 1st Ed. VIII, 95 PP, plus 9 b/w plates. Fp: A Torres Straits village. Hard cover. Near fine. 18.7 x 12.7.
47427 WHONSBON-ASTON, C. W. THE MOON AND POLYNESIA $15.00 AUD
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.
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 $40.00 AUD
J. Snow for the Author. London. 1837. 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.
33475 WILLIAMS, Thomas FIJI AND THE FIJIANS - Vol. I: The Islands and their Inhabitants $30.00 AUD
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.