72425 AMBESI, Alberto Cesare OCEANIC ART $25.00 AUD
Hamlyn. London. 1970. 1st English edition in the Cameo series. Translated by Rachel Montgomery from the 1966 Italian original "Arte dell'Oceania". 160 PP with 1 map and 71 colour plates. Hard covers a little soiled, gilt title on a lightly sunned spine. Faint foxing. Contents near fine. 19.4 x 13.7. 600367029
The 71 colour plates depicting the drama and mystery which is the essence of Oceanic art.
12126 AMMANN, Raymond LES DANSES KANAK: Une Introduction - Description, Classification et Analyse $45.00 AUD
ADCK. Nouméa. 1994. 1st Ed. 72 PP, (4), with 1 map, tables, music scores and line drawings, plus 32 pages with 57 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. As new. French text. 29.5 x 21. 2909407675
Traditional dances of the past, initiation dances, the rhythms, the costumes, the musical instruments, etc... of the mainland and the Loyalty islands.
12127 ARNELL, David & WOLK, Lisette (editors) VISIONS OF THE PACIFIC $50.00 AUD
Ministry of Cultural Development. Rarotonga, Cook Islands. 1993. 1st Ed. 216 PP profusely illustrated with colour photos & 1 full-page map in text. Title Page: Prow of a canoe. Hard cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Occasional foxing (faint), o/wise fine. 31 x 25.6. 9822200129
Life in the Cook Islands (traditional skills, customs) in the late 1980's and contemporary issues. The 6th Festival of Pacific Arts held in Rarotonga in 1992 where 25 Island Nations, States or Territories were represented.
Editions Avant et Après. Papeete. 2001. 1st bilingual edition. No pagination, 140 Pages with 32 pages of b/w or colour illustrations (mainly full page colour). Fp: a vase. Eps: Marquesan tattoo. Printed on art paper. Illustrated soft cover. French text with English translation. Fine. Large format: 40 x 28. 2907716182
A facsimile of the original 1895 manuscript together with reproductions of Gauguin's works.
73532 BABADZAN, Alain, BELLEC, François, BOULAY, Roger... OCEANIE - La Découverte du Paradis: Curieux, Navigateurs et Savants $100.00 AUD
Somogy & Association des Conservateurs des Musées du Nord-Pas-de-Calais. Paris. 1997. 1st Ed. 252 PP with 1 map of the Pacific Ocean and over 200 bw & colour photos. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Copy pages 197-212 misbound (not stitched) but present. Near fine. French text. 28.8 x 25.5. 2850562742
Book published at the time of a 1997 exhibition "The discovery of Paradise by navigators, scientists and inquisitive voyagers", regrouping the little known artefacts found in the collections of many museums in the North of France. Beautifully illustrated.
Editions Scala. Paris. 2007. 1st edition in Collection Tableaux Choisis. 128 PP with 2 maps, 11 location maps, b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 20.5 x 16.5. 9781866563905
Outrigger canoes... Tapa... Serpent Arc-en-Ciel à cornes (Rainbow Snake), by John Mawurndjul.
30348 BARBIERI, Gian Paolo TAHITI TATTOOS $45.00 AUD
Taschen. Köln, Germany. 1998. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Michel Tournier, Académie Goncourt. 128 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings & photos). Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 33 x 27. 9783822877630
Tattoos: "Polynesian language of the skin".
11825 BARROW, Terence THE ART OF TAHITI and the neighbouring Society, Austral and Cook Islands $15.00 AUD
Thames & Hudson. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w & colour illustrations Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 24.5 x 19. 050006007X
Includes illustrations of the artefacts as well as pictures of Tahitian life, including contemporary engravings from Captain Cook's expedition.
57768 BELL, Leonard COLONIAL CONSTRUCTS, European Images of Maori 1840-1914 $50.00 AUD
Auckland University Press. Auckland. 1992. 1st Ed. XVI, 291 PP with 150 b/w reproductions in text plus 8 colour plates. Gilt-engraved hard cover, dj. Rear endpaper with a crease. Signature of previous owner on title-page, o/wise fine. 25.8 x 20. 1869400623
The way Europeans represented Maoris in colonial New Zealand: cultural interchange between Europeans & non-Europeans, relationships between visual representation & colonialism.
73611 BLACKBURN, Mark TATTOOS FROM PARADISE - Traditional Polynesian Patterns $80.00 AUD
Schiffer Publishing Ltd. Atglen, Pa. 1999. 1st Ed. 205 PP with 3 maps and over 250 b/w or colour illustrations. Fp: Europeans led to their execution by various Islanders. Eps: Inside of a hut at Nukuhiva. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 31 x 23.3. 9780764309410
17243 BOLTON, Linda GAUGUIN $10.00 AUD
Chartwell Books. New York. 1997. Reprint of the 1987 original, in The History and Techniques of the Great Masters series. 64 PP with 65 colour illust. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30 x 22.8. 0785807950
Study of 10 of Paul Gauguin's paintings.
55968 BONNEMAISON, J., HUFFMAN, K., KAUFMANN, C. & TRYON D. (editors) VANUATU OCEANIE, Arts des Îles de cendre et de corail $120.00 AUD
Editions de la Réunion des Musées Nationaux / ORSTOM. Paris. 1996. 1st edition, with a foreword by Emmanuel Kasarhérou, Jean Hubert Martin, Ralph Regenvanu and Clara B. Wilpert. Preface by José Garanger. (16), 368 PP with 383 b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: Map of Central Pacific Ocean. Laminated illustrated stiff cover. French text. Lower corner with a slight bump, o/wise fine. 24.4 x 22. 2711829146
Published in April 1996 to accompany a travelling exhibition held in Port Vila and Nouméa in 1996, then in Basle, Switzerland in 1997 and Paris in 1997/98. Lavish illustrations.
54867 BONNEMERE, Pascale & LEMONNIER, Pierre LES TAMBOURS DE L'OUBLI. La vie ordinaire et cérémonielle d'un peuple forestier de Papouasie / DRUMMING TO FORGET. Ordinary Life and Ceremonies among a Papua New Guinea Group of Forest-Dwellers $85.00 AUD
Au vent des îles & Musée du Quai Branly. Papeete & Paris. 2007. 1st bilingual (French and English) edition. English translation by Nora Scott. 213, (3) PP with 2 maps (one with inset) and 126 colour photos. Pictorial boards, dj. French and English text. New. 30.2 x 24. 9782915654318
Anthropological work on the Ankave people, Gulf Province of Papua New Guinea.
37436 Le BOT, Marc GAUGUIN'S NOA NOA $20.00 AUD
Thames and Hudson. London. 1996. 1st English edition of the 1995 French original translated by Shaun Whiteside. 80 PP with 41 colour illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 16. 0500237166
33647 BOUDAILLE, Georges GAUGUIN $15.00 AUD
Thames and Hudson. London. 1964. Paperback edition in the World of Art series, of the 1963 French original translated by Alisa Jaffa. 274, (2) PP with 61 b/w and 64 colour plates. Pictorial card cover. Foxing spots on edges. Near fine. 20.5 x 14.8.
11945 BOULAY, Roger LE BAMBOU GRAVE KANAK $35.00 AUD
Parenthèses/ADCK. Marseille. 1993. 1st Ed., in Collection Arts Témoins. 80 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 16.5. 2863645021
The engraved bamboo: a support to language and a record of history and as an object (flutes, combs, etc.).
44461 BOULLAIRE, Jacques TAHITI, A Sketchbook $110.00 AUD
Editions le Motu. Papeete. 2002. Reprint of the 1988 original. English edition of the French original Carnet de Croquis, translated by Elizabeth Bonnaire & Victor Wortman. Introduction by Aiu Boullaire-Deschamps. 104 PP with b/w sketches & watercolours. Cloth cover, colour illustration pasted down on front board. Fine. 27.7 x 21.6. 2915105006
The works of the French painter who discovered Tahiti before WWII.
60887 BOULLAIRE, Jacques Enveloppe Premier Jour d'Emission: CENTENAIRE DE LA NAISSANCE DE JACQUES BOULLAIRE $10.00 AUD
Office des Postes et Télécommunications. Papeete. 1993. First Day Cover with franking stamp dated Papeete 6 Mai 1993. Envelope with engraving "Pahi Nuku-Hiva", and the 51 CFP Francs stamp with same illustration. Fine. Oblong: 9 x 16.5.
33845 BOULLAIRE-DESCHAMPS, Aiu CARNET DE CROQUIS - JACQUES BOULLAIRE $100.00 AUD
Les Editions le Motu. Mooréa. 1997. 1st Ed. 104 PP with b/w sketches and watercolours throughout. Half title page: Outrigger canoe. Title page: La belle Marcelle Buchin. Cloth cover, colour vignette on front cover, gilt title on spine. French text. Few foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise a fine copy. 27.6 x 21.6. 2950397166
Biography of of an watercolourist who identified himself with Tahiti.
11894 BOYLE-TURNER, C. & JOSEFOWITZ, S. GAUGUIN AND THE SCHOOL OF PONT-AVEN, Prints and Paintings $20.00 AUD
Royal Academy of Arts. London. 1989. 1st Ed. 184 PP (8 blanks) with b/w or colour illust. Pict. stiff wrappers. Fine. 28.2 x 21.6. 297797182
Catalogue of the most comprehensive exhibitions of the graphic works of Paul Gauguin and his circle, held in the U.K. in 1989 & 1990.
32773 BOYLE-TURNER, Caroline & JOSEFOWITZ, Samuel THE PRINTS OF THE PONT-AVEN SCHOOL - Gauguin and his circle in Brittany $25.00 AUD
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. Washington. 1986. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 1 location map, 4 colour and 116 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 28.4 x 22. 0865280320
Catalogue of a travelling exhibition.
11845 BRAKE, Brian, McNEISH, James & SIMMONS, David ART OF THE PACIFIC $25.00 AUD
O.U.P. / Arts Councils of New Zealand. Wellington. 1979. 1st Ed. 240 PP with over 180 b/w & colour illust. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 31 x 24. 0195580435
Based on items from the most comprehensive collection of Pacific art found in New Zealand. Social significance and use of the items as well as the materials employed in their manufacture (wood, bone, shell, stone).
49433 BRAKE, Brian, McNEISH, James & SIMMONS, David ART OF THE PACIFIC $30.00 AUD
Oxford University Press / Arts Councils of New Zealand. Wellington. 1979. 1st Ed. 240 PP with over 180 b/w & colour illustrations. Cloth cover. Dust jacket tipped in on endpapers. Foxing spots on covers and outside edges. Ingleton book plate on front endpaper. Near fine. 31 x 24. 195580435
Based on items from the most comprehensive collection of Pacific Art found in New Zealand. Social significance and use of the items as well as the materials employed in their manufacture (wood, bone, shell, stone).
54803 BRIANCHON, Alain ART D' OCEANIE / ART OF OCEANIA $40.00 AUD
Editions Footprint Pacifique. Nouméa. 2007. 1st bilingual edition (English translation by Roy Benyon). 189 PP with 12 b/w illustrations and 147 colour photos. Fp: Hiapo from Niue. Eps: Tapa. Pictorial stiff cover. French and English text. Fine. 22 x 22. 2908186264
73491 BRUNT, Peter & THOMAS, Nicholas (editors) OCEANIA $45.00 AUD
Royal Academy of Arts. London. 2018. 1st Ed. Foreword by Christopher Le Brun and Stephane Martin. 327 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Small bump at bottom near spine and a very small chip at the top of first 12 pages, probably from a bump. An otherwise fine copy. 30 x 24.5. 9781910350508
Exhibition catalogue published to accompany the exhibitions held at Royal Academy, London (29 September to 31 December 2018) and at Musée du Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac (12 March to 7 July 2019). Reimagining the Ocean, by Anne Salmon. Architecture, the Seasons and Rituals in the Land of the Kanaks, by Emanuel Kasarherou. Museums, Collections, Colonialism and the Gift: A Dialogue ...
72678 BUEHLER, Alfred, BARROW, Terry & MOUNTFORD, Charles P. THE ART OF THE SOUTH SEA ISLANDS including Australia and New Zealand $60.00 AUD
Greystone Press. New York. 1968. Revised edition of the 1962 1st English edition, translated from the 1961 German original. 255 PP with 1 table, 4 maps (2 on double page), 94 drawings, and 63 colour photos. Title page: Marine creatures, Melville Island, Northern Australia. Endpapers with 24 colour illustrations " Art of the World". Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing on top outside edge. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 21 x 15.
46392 CAYGILL, Marjorie TREASURES OF THE BRITISH MUSEUM $10.00 AUD
Trustees of The British Museum. London. 1996. Reprint of the 2nd edition of 1992 (original of 1985). 240 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: South Front of the new British Museum. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 28.5 x 22.2. 0714117277
Hoa Hakananai'a, a statue from Easter Island. Captain James Cook... The Sutton Hoo ship burial...
47882 CHALLENGE MAGAZINE PAUL GAUGUIN (7 Juin 1848) - 8 Mai 1903) - GAUGUIN-TAHITI, l'atelier des tropiques (in Challenge Magazine) $15.00 AUD
Challenge Magazine. Nouméa. 2004. No. 67, January/February 2003. Edited by Jean-Claude HUNIN. 42 PP with 1 maps and b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 30 x 23.
On the Exhibition held in Paris for the 100th aniversary of the death of Paul Gauguin : Gauguin-Tahiti, workshop under the tropics
32992 CONGDON-MARTIN, Douglas ALOHA SPIRIT - Hawaiian Art and Popular Design $25.00 AUD
Schiffer. Atglen, Pa. 1998. 1st Ed. 208 PP with b/w and colour photos. Title page: Woman in Sarong with Calabash of Flowers and Outrigger Canoe. Marbled endpapers. Cloth cover, dj. Faint foxing. Few pages with small rubbed patches. Near fine. Oblong: 22.2 x 28.5. 0764304895
Catalogue published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the California Heritage Museum, 16th April to 27th July 1997.
30286 CUMMING, Helen DARE TO KNOW: The Art and Science of Pacific Voyages $10.00 AUD
State Library of New South Wales. Sydney. 1998. 1st Ed. (6), 32 PP with 27 b/w and colour illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. Fine. 21 x 21. 0731066243
Catalogue of an exhibition held at the State Library of New South Wales in mid 1998.
39153 D'ALLEVA, Anne ART OF THE PACIFIC $20.00 AUD
The Everyman Art Library. London. 1998. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 2 maps and 122 b/w & colour illust. Title spread: Savages of the Pacific, 1804-5. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner inside front cover, o/wise near fine. 23.3 x 16.5. 029783617X
55594 DANIELSSON, M - T. & B. GAUGUIN IN TAHITI $20.00 AUD
Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1982. 1st English edition of Dossier No. 16 in the Dossiers Tahitiens series. 32 PP with 35 b/w illustrations with caption in French and English. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19 x 14.
The artist's stay in Tahiti and the Marquesas between 1891 and 1903.
13234 DARK, Philip J.C. & ROSE, Roger G. (Edit.) ARTISTIC HERITAGE IN A CHANGING PACIFIC $25.00 AUD
Crawford House. Bathurst, NSW. 1993. 1st Aust. Ed. VIII, 261 PP with 210 b/w illust. (paintings, photos, maps), and 6 tables in text plus 8 pages with 20 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a fine copy. 24 x 20.5. 1863330801
Twenty-two of the fifty-five papers presented at a symposium held by the Pacific Arts Association, Honolulu Academy, August 1989. Chapters on: Lapita designs & origins, Prehistory as a Work of art, Traditional Kupe'e, Marquesan art, the Pareu, PNG art, Aboriginal art...
61660 DE CHAZEAUX, Michèle & FREMY, Marie-Noëlle LE TIFAIFAI $90.00 AUD
Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2012. 1st Ed., in the "Culture Pacifique" series. 272, (3) PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, photos). Hard cover, pictorial boards, dj. French text. Fine. 30.2 x 24.2. 9782915654752
42068 DEAN, Beth SOUTH PACIFIC DANCE $10.00 AUD
Pacific Publications. Sydney. 1978. 1st Ed. 108 PP with 3 maps , 54 b/w and 55 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Front cover lightly rubbed, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 21 x 25.5. 0858070340
33472 DEAN, Beth & CARELL, Victor TWIN JOURNEY To sing - to dance - to live - An Autobiography $10.00 AUD
Twin lives of a dancer (Beth Dean) and a singer (Victor Carell). Involvement with Pacific Islanders (1st South Pacific Festival of Arts held in 1972 in Fiji), Aborigines (ballet Corroboree)..
11993 Della SANTA, Elizabeth MELANESIE $25.00 AUD
Edition de la Connaissance. Brussels. 1954. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 1 map & 60 b/w photos. Fp: Masque Pectoral Sepik. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. French text. 22 x 14.8.
Catalogue of the exhibition held at the Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, in Brussels in 1954. Artefacts from Dutch New Guinea, Australian New Guinea, mandated territory of New Guinea, Solomon Islands, New Hebrides and New Caledonia.
12595 DENVIR, Bernard PAUL GAUGUIN, THE SEARCH FOR PARADISE, Letters from Brittany and the South Seas $20.00 AUD
Collins & Brown. London. 1992. 1st UK Ed. Edited by Bernard Denvir. 160 PP with b/w & colour illust. throughout. Hard cover, gilt spine, dj. Fine. Oblong: 19.5 x 25.5. 1855851016
A personal account of the struggle behind the romance surrounding Gauguin's art, life, escape to Tahiti. Illustrated with vintage photos, watercolours, sketches & his most well-known works.
62988 DENVIR, Bernard GAUGUIN, Letters from Brittany and the South Seas $15.00 AUD
Clarkson Potter. New York. 1992. 1st US Ed. Edited by Bernard Denvir. 160 PP with b/w & colour illust. throughout. Hard cover, gilt spine, dj. Two small marker pen marks on FFEP, o/wise fine. Oblong: 19.5 x 25.5. 0517588692
A personal account of the struggle behind the romance surrounding Gauguin's art, life, escape to Tahiti. Illustrated with vintage photos, watercolours, sketches & his most well-known works.
57609 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCTION HEMISPHERE, An Asian-Australian Monthly - Volume 29, No. 1 $10.00 AUD
Department of Education and Youth Affairs. Canberra. 1984. July/August 1984. 64 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 27.2 x 20.3.
Reptiles and amphibians of Indonesia, by Mark Hanlon. Gauguin in the South Seas, by Michael Lloyd...
52715 DESCHAMPS, Emmanuel, JULIEN-PARA, Sylvie (editors) ART MADE IN TAHITI - No. 6 - Artistes et Galeries de Polynésie française - 2007 $45.00 AUD
Editions Le Motu. Papeete. 2006. 1st edition. Bilingual issue No. 6. English translation by Anne Rocca. Editorial by J.C. Hyvert and preface by Tauhiti Nena. 120 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. English and French text. Fine. 29 x 21. 2915105324
Painters, sculptors, photographers.
11662 DORSINFANG-SMETS, A. & DERO, A.C. L'OCEANIE, Histoire et Culture $40.00 AUD
Meddens. Bruxelles. 1978. 1st Ed. 198 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Front endpaper lightly rubbed. Occasional foxing. French text. Near fine. 28.5 x 25. 2870130228
Oceania: geography, population & peopling, social environment, religions, languages, history & economy of Australia & New Zealand.
46559 DUSSARD, Thierry & ECKERMANN, Elise DANS LE SILLAGE DE GAUGUIN. Un voyage de Pont-Aven à Tahiti $50.00 AUD
Editions le Motu / Editions Le Télégramme. Papeete. 2003. 1st Ed., in Collection Passé Présent. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 27 x 24. 2915105022
Gauguin at Pont-Aven, Brittany then in Tahiti and the Marquesas.
73827 EWINS, Rod FIJIAN ARTEFACTS - The Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Collection $75.00 AUD
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Hobart. 1982. 1st Ed. VI, 115 PP with 2 maps, 177 b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, photos) and 4 plates with 10 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover with light wear around edges. Previous owner's name and address sticker at top of FFEP which also has a dedicatory note to previous owner signed by the author. Near fine. Oblong: 20.2 x 25. 0724610995
18431 FAGAN, Jim, JOY, William & DEILEY, Russell CAPTAIN COOK - His Artists - His Voyages $10.00 AUD
Daily Telegraph. Sydney. 1970. Edited by Jim Fagan. 64 PP with 3 sketch maps at head of chapters, 28 b/w and 50 colour illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few nicks/rubs, o/wise contents near fine. Oblong: 21 x 27.2.
The Daily Telegraph Portfolio of original works by artists who sailed with Captain Cook.
13131 FONDATION SINGER-POLIGNAC CAHIERS DU PACIFIQUE - NUMERO 8 $50.00 AUD
Fondation Singer-Polignac. Paris. 1966. No 8, May 1966. 140 PP with 1 plan, 1 genealogical tree, 3 maps and 71 bw illust. in text. Soft cover. Stamp on front cover, o/wise very good. French text. 22.9 x 15.7.
Special issue on the museum devoted to the painter Paul Gauguin and his various activities such as sculptor, journalist, polemist, philosopher, writer...
50372 FRASER, Douglas THE MAGICAL ART OF MELANESIA (in Orientations - A Discovery of Asia and the Pacific) $10.00 AUD
Pacific Communications Ltd. Hong Kong. 1971. Volume 2, No. 9, September 1971. Contains article between P.49 and 58 with 9 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (Marionette of Southeast Malekula). Fine. 29.8 x 20.8.
Office Culturel Scientifique et Technique Canaque. Nouméa. 1985. 1st bilingual edition. 72 PP with 77 b/w illustrations: 1 drawing, 1 map, and 75 photos. Card cover, pictorial front. French & English text. Very good. 25 x 19.
An introduction to the different ancient pottery styles and shapes of New Caledonia.
58841 GARCIA, P., GUISSE A. M., ROSIERE, P. CART'OUTRE-MER 93 - 2ème Exposition Nationale de Cartes Postales d'Outre-Mer $20.00 AUD
Tropiques / Association des Colectionneurs de Cartes Postales et de Documents Anciens sur l'Outre-Mer. Meudon, France. 1993. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 39 b/w and 12 colour post cards. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 31 x 21.7.
73556 GASPAR, Ana, GARRIDI, Aracéli Sànchez ... ORIGENES, ARTES PRIMERAS - Colecciones de la Peninsula Ibérica: América / Oceania / Asia / Africa $100.00 AUD
Centro Cultural Conde Duque. Madris. 2005. 1st Ed. Introduction by Antonio Casanovas & Ana Gaspar. 391 PP with 165 b/w location maps and colour photos (including 165 on full page). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (as new condition). Spanish text. 28 x 23.6. 849610219X
Catalogue of an exhibition held in Madrid 19th October 2005 to 8 January 2006. Pages 83 to 150: Oceania (items 33 to 63)
73185 GATHERCOLE, Peter, KAEPPLER, Adrienne L.& NEWTON, Douglas THE ART OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS $70.00 AUD
National Gallery of Art. Washington. 1979. 1st Ed. Foreword by J. Carter Brown. 366 PP with 4 maps, 14 plates in colour, 30 b/w photos and 352 photos of artifacts. Title spread (in colour): Canoe Prow Ornament, Marquesas. Eps: Bark Cloth (tapa). Stiff covers, illustrated front. Covers with light wear. A near fine copy. Scarce. 28 x 21.5.
Catalogue of an exhibition held in Washington: 1st July to 14 October 1979.
47862 GAUGUIN AGENDA 2003 P. GAUGUIN $15.00 AUD
Editions Le Motu. Papeete. 2002. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 80 colour illustrations (8 on full page, 13 on double page...). Cloth cover, Vignette pasted down on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Unused diary. Fine. French text. 28 x 21.6.
Diary published on the 100th anniversary of the death of Paul Gauguin in 1903.
11345 GAUGUIN, Paul AVANT ET APRES $25.00 AUD
Editions Avant et Après. Tahiti. 1989. 1st Ed. 210 PP. Card cover. Fine. French text. 19 x 11.2. 2906730998
The last writings of Paul Gauguin, completed in February 1903 at Atuona, Marquesas, 2 months before his death. Anecdotes and profiles, eulogies & satires on his fellow painters: Van Gogh, Degas, Manet, and on places: Peru, Brittany, Arles, Tahiti & Marquesas.
12574 GAUGUIN, Paul THE WRITINGS OF A SAVAGE, Paul Gauguin $15.00 AUD
Viking Press / Book Club. New York. 1978. Book Club edition. Edited by Daniel Guérin, with an introduction by Wayne Andersen. Translation of the 1974 French original "Oviri Ecrits d'un Sauvage", by Eleanor Levieux. XLIV, 304 PP. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Very good. 21.4 x 14.5.
Poignant letters to his wife, friends & colleagues. Polemics against the Church, French society, discussions on life, on art,..
13418 GAUGUIN, Paul NOA NOA - Voyage to Tahiti $55.00 AUD
New York. c.1962. Reynal & Co. 1st US edition. Postscript by Jean Loize. Translated from 1954 edition of the original manuscript by Jonathan Griffin. 36 PP, plus 47 full page Plates (7 in b/w & 40 in colour). Decorated cloth cover, dj. Name of previous owner on FEP. Slight ageing of paper and a few foxing spots, o/wise near fine copy. 31.8 x 23.4.
Gauguin's famous diary (original version).
37434 GAUGUIN, Paul NOA NOA - The Tahitian Journal $10.00 AUD
Dover. New York. 1985. Unabridged republication of the 1919 original Noa Noa, published by Nicholas L. Brown. (4), 65 PP, plus 23 b/w plates. Fp: Chats without words. Pictorial card cover. Creases to front cover. Very good. 21.5 x 13.7. 0486248593
37435 GAUGUIN, Paul NOA NOA - The Tahiti Journal of Paul Gauguin $20.00 AUD
Chronicle Books. San Francisco. 1994. 1st illustrated edition of the 1919 original Oceanie edition by John Miller, translated by O. F. Theis. XIV, 147, (4) PP with b/w and colour plates. Eps: Map of Oceanie. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Bookplate of the Seven Seas Society on half title page. Fine. 18.4 x 18.4. 081180366X
Bookplate: to commemorate the Inaugural Year of the M/S Paul Gauguin, 1998.
37449 GAUGUIN, Paul NOA NOA $15.00 AUD
Noonday Press. New York. 1958. 2nd printing of the 1st paperbound edition of 1957. Translated from the French by O. F. Theis, with an introduction by Alfred Werner. XIV, 148 PP. Pictorial card cover. Very good. 20.3 x 13.5.
Noa Noa: A journal of the South Seas.
45004 GAUGUIN, Paul ANCIEN CULTE MAHORIE $20.00 AUD
Hermann / Editeurs des Sciences et des Arts. Paris. 2001. Reprint of a 1951 publication. 56, 31, (9) PP. Facsimile reprint of a manuscript kept at Musée du Louvre 53 PP with 3 b/w and 22 colour illustrations, followed by Présentation de l'ancien culte Mahorie, par René Huyghe, La Clef de Noa Noa. 31, (9) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 23 x 18.5. 2705664378
52373 GAUGUIN, Paul NOA NOA $15.00 AUD
Nicholas L. Brown. New York. 1920. 5th printing of the December 1919 US original. Translated from the French edition by O. F. Theis. 148, (6 publications) PP, plus 10 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of the artist by himself. Hard cover, label with title pasted down on cloth spine. Note on front endpaper. Very good. 20 x 13.2.
58411 GAUGUIN, Paul CALENDRIER 1995 - P. GAUGUIN TAHITI $10.00 AUD
Edition Association des Amis du Musée Gauguin. Papeete. 1994. Calendar for 1995 with 14 colour illustrations. Fine. French text. Oblong: 21 x 27.
62986 GAUGUIN, Paul PAUL GAUGUIN'S INTIMATE JOURNALS $35.00 AUD
Crown Publishers. New York. 1936. 1st Ed., translated by Van Wyck Brooks and with a preface by Emil Gauguin. 254 PP with 42 b/w and 8 colour plates on full page, and 1 colour plate on double page. Fp: Self Portrait. Eps: Facsimile of original Journals. Cloth cover, engraved decorative signature of Paul Gauguin on front cover. Faint offsetting on page 12/13 near hinge, note to previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 26 x 19.5.
74765 GAUGUIN, Paul & THOMSON, Belinda (editor) GAUGUIN by Himself $20.00 AUD
Time Warner Books, UK. London. 2004. New edition of the 1993 original. 223 PP with 85 b/w or colour illustrations (4 headpieces and 81 plates). Fp (in colour): Self-Portrait. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Small bump at top of spine. Near fine. 21 x 16.2. 9780316728072
45363 GAUGUIN, Paul & SEGALEN, Victor NOA-NOA - Séjour à Tahiti / GAUGUIN dans son dernier décor $10.00 AUD
Editions Complexe. Bruxelles. 1994. 1st Ed., No. 23 in Le Regard Littéraire series. 124, (4) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 17.8 x 11.5. 2870272812
Reprint of the 1897 edition on Tahiti, by Paul Gauguin, and of the 1904 on Paul Gauguin, by Victor Segalen.
32379 GIBSON, Michael PAUL GAUGUIN $15.00 AUD
New York. 1993. Rizzoli. 1st US Ed. 128 PP with 2 b/w and 128 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 21.7. 0847817377
48533 GLOVER, Winifred REALMS OF THE PACIFIC $30.00 AUD
Ulster Museum. Belfast. 1994. 1st Ed. Ulster Museum Publication No. 272. (6), 74 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.5. 0900761296
The Polynesian, Melanesian and Micronesian collections in the Ulster Museum.
11924 GODARD, Philippe L'ILE LA PLUS PROCHE DU PARADIS $75.00 AUD
Editions d' Art Calédoniennes. Nouméa. 1982. 1st Ed. 278 PP with colour photos on art paper. Hard cover, title on front cover and spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips, occasional foxing, o/wise fine. French text. Large format: 35 x 27.5.
Personalities of New Caledonia, the Chesterfields Archipelago (guano, whaling, birds), fresh-water world of New Caledonia.
13155 GOLDWATER, Robert PAUL GAUGUIN $30.00 AUD
Harry N. Abrams. New York. 1983. Concise edition of the 1957 original. 128 PP with 57 bw illustrations and 40 plates in full colour. Fp: Self-portrait with yellow Christ, 1890. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 31 x 23.2. 0810909839
35017 GUIART, Jean THE ARTS OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC $75.00 AUD
Thames and Hudson. London. 1963. 1st English edition in The Arts of Mankind series. Translated from the 1963 French original Océanie by Anthony Christie. 462 PP with 438 b/w & colour illust., plus 5 folding maps. Fp: Hawaiian god sculpture. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28 x 22.5.
A massive well-documented volume containing oceanic art and art forms.
73656 GUIART, Jean NOUVELLES HEBRIDES $450.00 AUD
Archée Editeur. Auvers-sur-Oise, France. 1965. 1st edition limited to 1200 copies (1000 Numbered & 200 Hors Commerce). No 1 in "Mondes et Cultures" series. Introduction by Père Patrick O'Reilly. (12), 13-104, (12 including colophon) PP with 1 map of the New Hebrides, 40 b/w illustrations (pages 13 to 24), 39 plates with 53 colour photos (pages 26 to 104) and 52 b/w photos of the artefacts (pages 106 to 111). Colophon (page 113) with copy No 918. Cloth covers, colour photo pasted down on front board, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Dust jacket with 2 short repaired tears on lower back edge and a few small chips. An otherwise fine copy. Scarce. Large folio: 49 x 31.
73358 GUNN, Michael ARTS RITUELS D'OCEANIE - Nouvelle-Irlande $80.00 AUD
Musée Barbier-Mueller & Skira Editore. Geneva/Milan. 1997. 1st Ed. Preface by Philippe Douste-Blazy. Foreword by Jean-Paul Barbier. 161 PP with 1 b/w portrait of Richard Heinrich Robert Parkinson, 132 figures: 9 in colour (4 maps and 5 photos) and 123 in b/w (1 map, paintings and photos), and 43 colour plates (1 on double page and 42 on full page) by Pierre-Alain Ferrazzini. Fp: 12 men wearing "Malangan" masks. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj in a protective sleeve. A fine copy. French text. 31 x 23.5. 9788881181759
Art of New Ireland.
73323 HANOTAUX, Pierre, MOHEN, Jean-Pierre, TAYLOR, Anne-Christine & CERUTTI, Helene (editors) CHEFS-D'OEUVRE dans les Collections du Musée du Quai Branly $50.00 AUD
Musee du Quai Branly. Paris. 2006. 1st Ed. Preface by Stephane Martin, and foreword by Germain Viatte. 116 PP with 3 head pieces and colour illustrations (2 plans, 4 photos of the museum and 88 plates). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. French text. 31 x 22. 0782915133219
Catalogue of 88 artefacts "masterpieces": 22 from Oceania. 22 from Africa. 22 from Asia. 22 from the Americas.
69219 HAUSER-SCHAUBLIN, Brigitta, KRUGER, Gundolf et al. JAMES COOK - Gifts and Treasures from the South Seas / Gaben und Schatze aus der Sudsee $50.00 AUD
Prestel. Munich. 1998. 1st Ed. 352 PP with 51 colour plates and 422 b/w illustrations. Fp: Engraving with adzes, club and shell trumpet from New Zealand. FEP: Map of the 3 voyages of exploration of Captain Cook. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. English and German text. Fine condition. 30.5 x 24.5. 3791318683
The Cook / Forster Collection owned by the University at Gottingen, Germany.
33432 IDIENS, Dale PACIFIC ART IN THE ROYAL SCOTTISH MUSEUM $20.00 AUD
Royal Scottish Museum. Edinburgh. 1982. 1st edition, in the Royal Scottish Museum Studies. 80 PP with 1 map, 46 colour and 49 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front "Poutokomanawa". Near fine. 24.6 x 18.8. 0900733284
33437 ISAACS, Jennifer (editor) ARTS OF THE PACIFIC $10.00 AUD
Festival of Pacific Arts Ltd. Townsville. 1988. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 1 map, illustrations in margin, b/w and colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 0731633504
Published on the occasion of the 5th Festival of Pacific Arts, 14-27 August 1988, Townsville, Australia.
Parenthèses / Réunion des Musées Nationaux. Marseille. 1992. 1st Ed., in Collection Arts Témoins. 78 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 16.5. 2863645013
Catalogue of an exhibition held in 1992/1993 at the Musée des Arts d'Afrique et d'Océanie. Artefacts brought back during voyages of discovery by European explorers to the Pacific Islands.
61838 JOPPIEN, Rüdiger & SMITH, Bernard THE ART OF CAPTAIN COOK'S VOYAGES - VOLUMES I, II & III (boxed 4 volume set) $1100.00 AUD
Oxford University Press in association with the Australian Academy of the Humanities. Melbourne. 1985-1987. Vol.I, II & III: First edition. Vol. I (1st edition 1985): The Voyage of the Endeavour 1768-1771. Vol.II (Ist edition 1985): The Voyage of Resolution & Endeavour 1772-1775. Vol III (text) & Vol III (catalogue): 1st edition of 1987: The Voyage of Resolution & Discovery 1776-1780. Vol I: XVI, 248 PP with 326 b/w & colour plates. Vol. II: XIV, 274 PP with 106 b/w or colour plates, 19 colour and 189 b/w illustrations. Vol.III (Text): XXI, 234 PP with 209 b/w & colour plates. Vol III (Catalogue): VIII, 435 PP with 458 b/w plates. All volumes bound in cloth with dust jacket and contained in a cloth covered boxed slipcase. A fine set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 35 x 25.5. 0195548930 (complete set)
Also includes an associated pamphlet "The Functions of Art on Captain Cook's Voyages", reprinted from the Pacific Island Monthly magazine.
65687 JOPPIEN, Rüdiger & SMITH, Bernard THE ART OF CAPTAIN COOK'S VOYAGES - VOLUME II: The Voyage of the Resolution & Adventure 1772-1775 $200.00 AUD
Oxford University Press in association with the Australian Academy of the Humanities. Melbourne. 1985. Vol.II (reprint of the 1985 original): The Voyage of Resolution & Endeavour 1772-1775. Vol. II: XIV, 274 PP with 106 b/w or colour plates, 19 colour and 189 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 35 x 25.5. 0195544560
65688 JOPPIEN, Rüdiger & SMITH, Bernard THE ART OF CAPTAIN COOK'S VOYAGES - VOLUME I: The Voyage of the Endeavour 1768-1771 $200.00 AUD
Oxford University Press in association with the Australian Academy of the Humanities. Melbourne. 1985. Vol.I (reprint of the 1985 original): The Voyage of the Endeavour 1768-1771. Vol I: XVI, 248 PP with 326 b/w & colour plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 35 x 25.5. 0195544552
65686 JOPPIEN, Rüdiger and SMITH, Bernard THE ART OF CAPTAIN COOK'S VOYAGES - VOLUMES: I, II & III $700.00 AUD
Oxford University Press. Melbourne. 1985 & 1987. 1st edition for the III Volumes (in 4). Vol. I: XVI, 248 PP with 326 b/w & colour plates. Vol. II: XIV, 274 PP with 98 b/w & colour plates. Vol. III (Text): XXI, 234 PP with 209 b/w & colour plates. Vol. III (Catalogue): VIII, 435 PP with 458 b/w plates. Cloth covers with dust jackets. Light foxing spots on outside edges of Volumes I & II. Dust jackets of Vol III (2 books) are fine and dust jackets of Vols 1 & 11 are near fine (small rub and a scratch respectively). Overall a near fine set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 35 x 25.5. 0195558930
Vol. I: The Voyage of the Endeavour 1768-1771. Vol. II: The Voyage of the Resolution & Adventure 1772-1775. Vol. III (in 2 parts, Text & Catalogue): The Voyage of the Resolution & Discovery 1776-1780.
21685 KAEPPLER, Adrienne L. (editor) COOK VOYAGE ARTIFACTS, in Leningrad, Berne and Florence Museums $100.00 AUD
Bishop Museum Press. Honolulu, Hawaii. 1978. Bernice P. Bishop Museum Special Publication No. 66. X, 186 PP with 9 colour (8 on full page) and 251 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): plate with Hawaiian objects. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine condition. Scarce. 28 x 21.5. 091024023X
The James Cook collection in the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography, Leningrad. The Webber collection, Berne. Notes on an Ethnographic collection made during the Third Voyage of Cook and preserved until the end of the last century in the Royal Museum of Physics and Natural History in Florence.
75062 KAEPPLER, Adrienne L. (editor) POLYNESIA - The Mark and Carolyn Blackburn Collection of Polynesian Art $500.00 AUD
University of Hawai'i Press. Honolulu, Hawai'i. 2010. 1st limited slipcased edition of 300 copies with an illustrated flyleaf, hand numbered and signed by Adrienne Kaeppler (No. 252/300). Greetings from HRH Princess Salote Pilolevu Tuita. Foreword by Mark Blackburn. Preface by Adrienne L. Kaeppler. (Flyleaf), XXXVI, 412 PP with 804 b/w or colour illustrations. Eps: Watercolour "L'habitation du Roi des Sandwich", by Adrien Aiomé Taunay. Cloth covers, colour illustration "Patuone, Chief of the Ngapuhi Tribe" pasted down on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Contained in an illustrated slipcase. Fine/as new condition. 32 x 14.5. 9781883528409
73517 KAEPPLER, Adrienne L., KAUFMANN, Christian & NEWTON, Douglas OCEANIC ART $200.00 AUD
Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Washington. 1997. 1st Ed. 633, (5 blank) PP with 2 figures, 5 diagrams, 263 colour photos (No. 1 to No. 263), 436 b/w photos (No. 264 to No. 702) and 1 map "Principal Oceanic Cultural Groups" with 252 b/w illustrations (No. 703 to No. 955) and colour illustrations. Eps: Bark Cloth (tapa). Cloth covers, title on spine, dj. A fine copy. Scarce. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 33 x 25.5. 9780810936935
32895 KAKOU, Serge DECOUVERTE PHOTOGRAPHIQUE DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE 1848-1900 $75.00 AUD
Actes Sud. Arles, France. 1998. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 153 b/w photos. Title page: Type Neo-Caledonien,vers 1875 by Allan Hughan. Eps: Map of New Caledonia and view of Noumea. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 22.8. 9782742717316
Early photographs (1848-1900), and photographers of New Caledonia.
38604 KASARHEROU, Emmanuel, PITOISET, Anne & SANDOZ, Valérie (editors) BIENNALE D'ART CONTEMPORAIN DE NOUMEA: Nouméa-Pacifique 2000 $10.00 AUD
A.D.C.K. Nouméa. 2000. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w and colour photos. Errata page loosely inserted. Pictorial soft cover. French and English text. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 2909407861
The contemporary art biennale of Nouméa, at the time of the 2000 Festival of Pacific Arts.
60676 KASARHEROU, Emmanuel, PITOISET, Anne & SANDOZ, Valérie (editors) BIENNALE D'ART CONTEMPORAIN DE NOUMEA: Nouméa-Pacifique 2000 $25.00 AUD
A.D.C.K. Nouméa. 2000. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w and colour photos, errata page loosely inserted. Plus photocopy of a 21 pages report "Symposium held 26-27 October 2000 at the South Pacific Community Conference Room, by Michael A. Mel. Pictorial soft cover. French and English text. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 2909407861
The contemporary art biennale of Nouméa, at the time of the 2000 Festival of Pacific Arts.
73526 KJELLGREN, Eric, VAN TILBURG, Anne & KAEPPLER, Adrienne SPLENDID ISOLATION: Art of Easter Island $125.00 AUD
Yale University Press / The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New Haven. 2001. 1st Ed. Foreword by Philippe de Montebello. 80 PP with 1 map, 23 b/w figures and 50 plates: 33 in b/w and 17 in colour. Fp: Photo of Rapa Nui works. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Dedicatory note to previous owner dated and signed on title page by Eric Kjellgren. Tiny crease on lower corner of front cover, o/wise fine. 28 x 20.5. 9780300090819
Exhibition held New York: 11th December 2001 to 4th of August 2002.
38602 KLEIN, Florence ARTS DE L'ECHANGE EN OCEANIE $85.00 AUD
Musée de Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 2001. 1st Ed. 88 PP with 2 maps, 13 b/w and over 120 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24 x 21.
Catalogue of an exhibition held in Nouméa between February and May 2001. Traditional / customary exchanges in Oceania (Palau/Belau - Papua New Guinea - Solomon Islands - Vanuatu - Fiji - New Caledonia).
A.D.C.K. / Centre Culturel Tjibaou. Nouméa. 2003. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 4 maps, b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 18 x 12. 2909407233
Jinu, the Spirit of Oceania, is a journey of discovery of the Pacific societies.
52289 LAVAQUERIE-KLEIN, Christiane, & PAIX-RUSTERHOLTZ, Laurence TAONGA, Trésors des Peuples d' Océanie $30.00 AUD
Réunion des Musées Nationaux. Paris. 2006. 1st edition (juvenile), in Collection Nomade. 48 PP with colour illustrations (5 maps, photos, and 17 plates). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 28 x 22 2711850374
71203 LEENHARDT, Maurice ARTS OF THE OCEANIC PEOPLES $60.00 AUD
Thames & Hudson. London. 1950. 1st Eng. Ed. Translated from the French by Michael Heron. 150 PP incl. 4 full-page colour plates plus 124 illustrations in text & 6 illust. in introduction and 11 maps, printed on superior gloss paper. Orig. gilt-engraved cloth cover & spine with dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket chipped with some small repaired tears and is protected. Signature of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a very clean and near fine copy. Scarce. 25 x 16.
A fascinating book containing detailed descriptions of the strange objects, both ornamental and ritual of the Oceanic people of the far-flung islands and archipelagoes of the Pacific (New Caledonia, Tahiti, Marquesas, Easter Island, Fiji, Solomons, Hawaii, PNG, New Hebrides, including the natives of Australasia, as well as the islands of the Indian Ocean (Madagascar).
58942 LEIPZIG MUSEUM JAHRBUCH DES MUSEUMS FÜR VÖLKERKUNDE ZU LEIPZIG - Band XLII - 2004 $20.00 AUD
LIT Verlag / Musezum für Völkerkunde Leipzig. Leipzig. 2004. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dr. Claus Deimel. Edited by Rolf KRISCHE & Ingo NENTWIG. (4), 302 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 1 colour plate and 24 pages with 46 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): Das Grassimuseum, im Sommer 2001. Soft cover. Texts (6 in German, and 1 in French). Fine. 23.4 x 16.2. 3825881687
Les Batons de Danse des Iles Santa Cruz et la collection du Musée de Leipzig, by Gilles Bounoure.
47545 LEWIS, Albert Buell DECORATIVE ART OF NEW GUINEA - Incised designs $25.00 AUD
Field Museum of Natural History. Chicago. 1925. 1st Ed., No.4 in the Anthropology Design series. (2), 2 PP with 2 b/w photos, plus 52 b/w plates. Rebacked copy, retaining original front cover. Internally fine. 30.5 x 22.7.
17674 LEWIS, David & FORMAN, Werner THE MAORI HEIRS OF TANE $20.00 AUD
Orbis. London. 1985. Reprint in paperback edition of the 1982 original, in the Echoes of the Ancient World series. 128 PP with colour photos. Fp: Front of the storehouse Te Puawai O Te Arawa. Half-title page: Jade ornament. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.8 x 22.5. 0856129294
The author, drawing on his profound knowledge of navigation, archaeology and anthropology, tells the story of the Maoris from their origins to the arrival of Europeans in the 19th Century.
70711 LINTON, Ralph, WINGERT, Paul S. & D'HARNONCOURT, René ARTS OF THE SOUTH SEAS $40.00 AUD
The Museum of Modern Art. New York. 1946. 1st Ed. 200 PP with 16 maps, 184 b/w photos and 4 colour plates by Miguel Covarrubias. Fp: Human figure surmounted by a bird, from the Sepik River, New Guinea. Eps: Map of the South Seas. Card covers with light wear, pictorial front. Old damp marks at top of front cover. Internally near fine. 25.5 x 19.
12588 MANNERING, Douglas THE LIFE AND WORKS OF GAUGUIN $10.00 AUD
Parragon. London. 1994. 1st UK Ed. 79 PP with a compilation of works from the Bridgeman Art Library. Text by Douglas Mannering. Pict. laminated boards, dj. Fine. 21 x 20. 1858135265
Contains a good selection of Gauguin's works held in various galleries around the world.
62543 MARINE ART "TALL SHIPS OF THE WORLD" CALENDAR - 1995 $10.00 AUD
Tanner Couch Calendars / Olsson Industries & Pacific Salt Pty Ltd. Sydney. 1995. Calendar with 7 "frameable" prints (28.5 x 18.5) in colour and 26 figures on knots. Front cover.(Spirit of Adventure). Fine. Format: 48.5 x 34.
32428 MARTIN, Captain Henry Byam THE POLYNESIAN JOURNAL OF CAPTAIN HENRY BYAM MARTIN, R.N., in Command of HMS GRAMPUS - 50 guns at Hawaii and on station in Tahiti and the Society Islands August 1846 to August 1847 $15.00 AUD
Peabody Museum of Salem. Salem, Massachusetts. 1981. 1st US Ed. 192 PP with 1 map, over 36 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 20 colour paintings by author. Fp: portrait of Captain Martin. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dust jacket is a little rubbed and has a few small nicks, o/wise a near fine copy. 23.5 x 15.5. 0875770606
The sojourn of one year (the fatal one), in which the French subjugated the Tahitians by bloody force and made the island a protectorate of France.
72368 McALEER, John and RIGBY, Nigel CAPTAIN COOK AND THE PACIFIC: Art, Exploration & Empire $70.00 AUD
Yale University Press / Royal Museums Greenwich. New Haven, Ct. / London. 2017. 1st edition, with a foreword by Dr. Kevin Fewster. 256 PP with 253 figures either in b/w or colour (charts & maps, drawings & engravings, paintings & photos). Fp (in colour): Resolution and Discovery in Ship Cove, Nootka Sound. Figure 1 (in colour): Captain Cook by Nathaniel Dance. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (mint condition). 26 x 20. 9780300207248
57593 McBEAN, Angus HANDICRAFTS OF THE SOUTH SEAS - An illustrated guide for buyers $15.00 AUD
South Pacific Commission. Nouméa. 1976. 2nd edition. 131 PP with 11 colour and 94 b/w photos. Inside front cover: Map showing area of South Pacific Commission. Pictorial soft cover. Covers slightly rubbed and with a crease at front, o/wise near fine. 23.2 x 15.
70564 McCALMAN, Iain & ERSKINE, Nigel (editors) IN THE WAKE OF THE BEAGLE: Science in the Southern Oceans from the Age of Darwin $50.00 AUD
University of New South Wales Press / Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 2009. 1st Ed. Foreword by Mary-Louise Williams. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover, contained in a nicely decorated slipcase. Fine. Oblong - Book: 23 x 25. Slipcase: 23.6 x 25.3. 9781921410949
Art and Exploration, by Richard Neville. ... Relying on the locals: Alfred Wallace and indigenous sailing craft. ...
71790 MEAD, Sidney M. (Editor) EXPLORING THE VISUAL ART OF OCEANIA: Australia, Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia $60.00 AUD
University of Hawaii Press. Honolulu. 1979. 1st Ed. xviii, 455 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dust jacket. A near fine copy. 24 x 21. 0824805984
Published following the 1974 international symposium converned with the state of art in Oceanie, scholarship on the subject, and the future direction of both. Includes the archaeological roots of Oceanic art, rock art, surveyed studies done in various areas of the Pacific ...
11934 METAIS, Eliane ART NEO-CALEDONIEN $20.00 AUD
Nouvelles Editions Latines. Paris. c. 1976. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 30 b/w illustrations. Title page: Nose of a Talé. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 19 x 14. 2723300676
The art of the Kanak people when they were farmers, fishermen, hunters & warriors, before European discovery.
73531 MEYER, Anthony J.P. OCEANIC ART - OZEANISCHE KUNST - ART OCEANIEN (in Two Volumes) $200.00 AUD
Könemann. Köln / Cologne. 1995. 1st Ed. Volume I: 320 PP with 357 illustrations (mostly colour photos by Olaf Wipperfürth). Fp: Stone Mortar. FEP: Map of the Pacific Ocean. REP: Map of New Guinea. Volume II: P.321 to 640 with b/w & colour illustrations from P.358 to 731. Fp: A Barava from Choiseul Island. FEP: Map of Micronesia. REP: Map of Polynesia. Orig. cloth cover, gilt title on front cover & spine, dj. Contained in a pictorial slipcase. Dedicatory note on half title page of Volume 1, dated and signed by the author. Text in English, French & German. As new condition. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 32.4 x 27.5. 3895080802
A magnificent work.
57162 MICHOUTOUCHKINE, Nicolai & PILIOKO, Aloi CATALOGUE DE L'EXPOSITION ETHNOGRAPHIE ET ART DE L'OCEANIE / CATALOGUE OF THE EXHIBITION ETHNOGRAPHY AND ART OF OCEANIA $200.00 AUD
Académie des Sciences de l'URSS. Moscow. 1989. 2nd edition (revised and supplemented) by Y. Bromley. 104 PP, plus 88 pages with 31 colour and 101 b/w illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. Dedicatory note on front endpaper dated and signed by Michoutouchkine and Aloi Pilioko. Near fine. Scarce. 29.7 x 22.5.
Exhibition of the foundation, held for the occasion of the 14th Congress of Pacific Sciences, Moscow, 1979. 132 illustrations of the 700 items exhibited.
51808 MURIE, Norbert OCTAVE MORILLOT, Peintre de la Polynésie (1878-1931) $120.00 AUD
ACR Edition. Paris. 2005. 1st Ed. Preface by Sandy W. Winkler. 312 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (including 214 of his drawings and paintings, 10 covers of books, and 1 First Day Cover envelope/stamp issued in 1992). Hard cover, dj. French text. Fine. 28.4 x 26. 2867701732
Joined the French Navy in 1896. Sailed to Tahiti and Nouméa on the Durance (ship doctor was Victor Segalen). Left the Navy in 1905 to return to Tahiti, where he settled in 1908.
13674 MWA VEE COURANTS OCEANIENS - PACIFIC CURRENTS (in Mwà Véé, Revue Culturelle Kanak) $10.00 AUD
Mwà Véé / A.D.C.K. Nouméa. 1996. Issue No. 14, October 1996. 72 PP, with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Text in French and English. Fine. 36 x 26.
Special issue published for the 7th Festival of Pacific Arts, held in Apia, Samoa in 1996. Kanaks in the history of the Pacific, from Melanesia 2000 to the Jean Marie Tchibaou Cultural Centre, Pacific trends: arts of Vanuatu, indigenous peoples... The extraordinary epic of William Jacob Watriama, a Kanak from Maré who became an ardent Australian patriot.
64079 N/A ART TRIBAL 06 - Supplément "Parcours des Mondes" $10.00 AUD
Art Tribal / Arts Traditionnels d'Afrique, d'Asie, d'Océanie, et des Amériques. Paris. 2004. Supplement to issue No. 06, of Art Tribal (Autumn 2004). 24 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21 1660368006
On the world of "Art Galleries" dealing with Tribal Art and Artifacts, when 59 Art Galleries from 9 countries exhibited in Paris.
73550 NEWTON, Douglas AFRICAN AND OCEANIC ART IN JERUSALEM - The Israel Museum Collection $70.00 AUD
The Israel Museum. Jerusalem. 2001. 1st Ed. Foreword by James Snyder, Anne and Jerome Fisher, and preface by Martin Wright. 331, (1 blank) PP with 2 maps in colour (Africa and South East Asia & Islands of the Western Pacific), 2 drawings and 186 colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (as new condition). 30.2 x 23. 9652782629
African Art: pages 18 to 201. Oceanic Art: pages 202 to 328.
73649 NEWTON, Douglas (editor) ARTS OF THE SOUTH SEAS: Islands Southeast Asia, Melanesia, Polynesia, Micronesia - The Collections of the Musée Barbier-Mueller $100.00 AUD
Prestel Verlag. Munich / London / New York. 1999. 1st English edition. Translated from the French original by David Radzinowicz Howell. Foreword by Jean-Paul Barbier. 368 PP with b/w illusttrations: 1 diagram, 15 maps and c. 330 photos, and c 200 colour photos by Pierre-Alain Ferrazzini. Fp: Domestic altar (Tavu) of a noble house, Selaru, Tanimbar Islands. Erratum page for map of page 22, loosely inserted. Hard cover, title on spine, dj (in protective sleeve). Small bumps on corners, o/wise a fine copy. 31.5 x 25. 9783791320922
Circa 500 objects found in the Barbier-Mueller Museum, Geneva, Switzerland.
39450 NUGENT, Ann IMPRESSIONS OF THE EXOTIC (in National LIbrary of Australia News - Vol XI, No. 9, June 2001) $5.00 AUD
National Library of Australia. Canberra. 2001. Volume XI, No. 9, June 2001. Contains article from P.3 to 6 with 7 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
Role and meaning of the exotic in the 18th century, as perceived by the participants at the XIth David Nichol Smith Conference, 26-28 March 2001.
33646 O'REILLY, Patrick CATALOGUE DU MUSEE GAUGUIN, Papeari Tahiti $25.00 AUD
Fondation Singer-Polignac. Paris. 1966. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 1 family tree, 1 map, 1 plan and b/w illust. (paintings, photos). Soft cover, dj. Light insect damage to the dust jacket, o/wise near fine. French text. 23 x 15.8.
1st guide published for the Musée Gauguin at Papeari, Tahiti.
70713 O'REILLY, Patrick GEORGES BAUDOUX, Prospecteur et Ecrivain Calédonien $100.00 AUD
Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1951. 1st edition limited to 300 copies. 31 PP, plus the frontispiece with a portrait of Georges Baudoux. Bound copy retaining the original front stiff cover. Cloth cover, title on spine, marbled endpapers. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. 2 words underlined on page 8. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on preliminary page. French text. Rare. Fine. 27.5 x 18.
Paper commemorating the life of Georges Baudoux, read on 23rd June 1950, Société des Océanistes, Paris.
60852 PACIFIC ART LES ARTISANS D'ART DE NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE / NEW CALEDONIAN ARTS AND CRAFTS $10.00 AUD
Office du Tourisme. Nouméa. 2011. 1st trilingual edition. Edited by Sharon VIALLE. 48 PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Text in French, English and Japanese. Fine. 21 x 15.
33435 PALMER, Bruce & DEAN, Beth SOUTH PACIFIC - Pacific Islands Art and Dance $5.00 AUD
Fiji Times & Herald Limited. Suva. 1972. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 1 map , 52 b/w and 65 colour photos. Pictorial card cover (rubbed). Ex library copy with stamps on title page and inside back cover, library number on spine, library pocket inside back cover, prize plate. Very good. 27.3 x 21.3.
Published for the first historic South Pacific Festival of Arts.
33436 PALMER, Bruce & DEAN, Beth SOUTH PACIFIC - Pacific Islands Art and Dance $10.00 AUD
Fiji Times & Herald Limited. Suva. 1972. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 1 map , 52 b/w and 65 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (lightly rubbed). Very good. 27.3 x 21.3.
Published for the first historic South Pacific Festival of Arts.
12618 PERRUCHOT, Henri GAUGUIN $25.00 AUD
Readers Union / Perpetua Books. London. 1963. 1st UK edition (translation of La Vie de Gauguin). XIX, 398 PP with 6 line draw. in text plus 44 pages with 64 b/w illust. Recto of Fp: Gauguin in 1891. Fp: Portrait. Eps: Woodcut by Gauguin. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges, address of previous owner on verso of front endpaper. Very good. 22 x 14.5.
Biography of Paul Gauguin.
38924 PERRUCHOT, Henri GAUGUIN $40.00 AUD
Perpetua Books. London. 1963. 1st UK edition, translated from La Vie de Gauguin. XIX, 398 PP with 6 line drawings, plus 44 pages with 64 b/w illustrations. Recto of Fp: Gauguin in 1891. Fp: Portrait. Eps: Woodcut by Gauguin. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (a few chips, nicks and price-clipped). Former owner's name on FFEP. An otherwise near fine copy. 22.2 x 14.5.
Biography of Paul Gauguin.
30525 PICKVANCE, Roland GAUGUIN AND THE PONT-AVEN SCHOOL $30.00 AUD
Art Gallery of New South Wales. Sydney. 1994. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 1 drawing, 7 b/w photos and 136 colour illust. Illustrated card cover. One closed tear at top of front cover. Very good. 29.6 x 24. 0731029216
Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Art Gallery, Sydney, 13 May- 24 July 1994 on Paul Gauguin and his friends who gathered at Pont Aven in French Brittany: Emile Bernard... Jacob Meyer de Haan... Wladyslaw Slewinski...
31992 POIGNANT, Roslyn OCEANIC MYTHOLOGY - The Myths of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia $15.00 AUD
Paul Hamlyn. London. 1967. 1st Ed. 141 PP with over 100 b/w & 29 colour illust. Fp (in colour): The great serpents, Murinbata people. Half-title page: Malanggan. FEP: Te Rongo and his 3 sons. REP: Wooden image of Hawaii. Hard cover, illustrated front, dj. Near fine. 28.4 x 21.
74767 POIGNANT, Roslyn Myths and Legends of the SOUTH SEAS $10.00 AUD
Paul Hamlyn / Sun Books. London / Melbourne. 1970. 1st edition in the All-colour paperbacks series. 160 PP with colour illustations by Meg Rutherford. Pictorial stiff covers. Name of previous owner at top of title page. Very good. 218 x 11. 060000130X
12929 THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY THE JOURNAL OF THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY - Volume 90, No.2 (reprint) $20.00 AUD
The Polynesian Society. Auckland. 1981. June 1981. (2), P.155 to 223 with b/w illustrations (music scores, drawings and photos. Edited by Judith HUNTSMAN. Soft cover. Faint foxing. Very good. 20.6 x 14.4.
Future directions in the study of the arts of Oceania. 6 papers - The Study of Acculturated Music in Oceania, Approaches to the Study of Dance in Oceania, ...
44129 LE PORT, Joseph, LE CLEAC'H, Mgr H.-M., KOENIG, Robert, et al.. SPECIAL GAUGUIN (in Bulletin de la Société des Etudes Océaniennes No. 279 / 280) $40.00 AUD
Société des Etudes Océaniennes. Papeete. 1999. No. 279 / 280, December 1998 / March 1999. 136 PP with 10 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 15.
Special issue on Paul Gauguin. On the death of Gauguin, by Joseph Le Port. Ua mate Gaugin i te 'a 8 o mai 1903 / death of Gauguin in the Marquesas language, by H.-M. Le Cleac'h. A short story on the tomb of Paul Gauguin ... James Cook and the women of Otaheite, by Sandhya Patel.
11324 PREVOT, Michel GAUGUIN LE JAPONAIS $35.00 AUD
Editions Avant et Après. Papeete. 1991. 1st Ed. 126 PP with 3 colour & 98 b/w illust. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 15.2. 2907716050
Catalogue of an exhibition organised for the first centenary of the arrival of Gauguin in Tahiti in 1891. The analogies between Gauguin's paintings and Japanese etchings...
33430 PRICE, Christine MADE IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC - Arts of the Sea People $20.00 AUD
The Bodley Head. London. 1980. 1st UK Ed. X, 134 PP with 1 map and 137 b/w illust. (drawings and photos). Half title page: Wooden stopper for gourd container, Santa Cruz Islands. Fp: Detail of carving at end of carrying pole, Hawaii. Cloth cover, dj. Front cover of dust jacket lightly rubbed, faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 24.8 x 18.8. 0370302311
Feathers, fibres and leaves. Tapa and tatu. Bone and shell... Wood.
63865 QUANCHI, Max & SHEKLETON, Max DISORDERLY CATEGORIES IN PICTURE POSTCARDS FROM COLONIAL PAPUA AND NEW GUINEA (in History of Photography: Volume 25, Number 4) $15.00 AUD
History of Photography/Taylor and Francis. London. 2001. Extract from: Vol. 25, No. 4, Winter 2001. 315-333 PP with 2 tables and 14 b/w photos. Plastic cover, clear front, spiral bound. Fine. 30 x 21.
66430 QUANCHI, Max & SHEKLETON, Max POSTCARDS FROM OCEANIA: Port Towns, Portraits and the Picturesque during the Colonial Era $75.00 AUD
University of the South Pacific Press. Suva. 2015. 1st Ed. 202 PP with b/w or colour illustrations of 221 postcards. Pictorial soft cover. Note on title page signed by the authors. New. 25 x 17.5. 9789820109414
18565 REWALD, John GAUGUIN $30.00 AUD
Hyperion Press / French and European Publications. Paris / New York. 1938. 1st Ed. 168 PP with 141 b/w illustrations and 16 colour plates tipped in. Cloth cover, dj (colour vignette on front). Dust jacket a little browned and chipped with 2 small pieces missing, gutters of endpapers reinforced. Slight ageing of paper. An otherwise near fine copy. Large format: 32.5 x 25.5.
67945 REWALD, John PAUL GAUGUIN (1848 - 1903) $10.00 AUD
Beaverbrook Newspapers Limited. London. No date. 6 PP of text with 2 b/w illust. plus 32 pages with 15 frameable colour plates (25.8 x 19.6) tipped in. Soft cover. Copy lacking plate No. 1 called for on front cover. Very good condition. 36 x 27.2.
2 plates of paintings in French Brittany, and 13 plates of paintings from Tahiti.
13144 REY, Robert GAUGUIN $45.00 AUD
Rieder. Paris. 1923. F. 1st Ed. in Maitres de l'Art Moderne series. 64 PP of text plus 40 full page bw plates. Quarter bound, marbled boards (rubbed on edges). Paper browning around edges, o/wise near fine. French text. 19.6 x 15.2.
An early biography of Paul Gauguin.
58588 RICHELLE, Koos (editor) LE COURRIER ACP-UE - Le Magazine de la Cooperation au Développement ACP-UE, No. 191 $10.00 AUD
Le Courrier ACP-UE. Bruxelles. 2002. Issue No. 191, March-April 2002. 68 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (maps, photos ...). Inside back cover: Maps of the European Union and of the 78 states members of ACP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
ACP-UE: Africa, Caribbean, Pacific - European Union. Development and finances: 10 texts. Art and Tradition in Papua New Guinea. Country Report: Mauritania: 10 texts...
10019 ROBBIANI, Marina GAUGUIN $10.00 AUD
Park Lane. London. 1993. 1st English edition of the 1988 Italian original translated by Terrence Rogers. 15 PP with 46 b/w illust., plus 45 colour plates. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 28.7 x 22. 1856272842
11544 ROBINSON, David (editor) THE PACIFIC VISION $20.00 AUD
University of Guam Gallery of Art. Guam. 1971. 1st Ed., No.3 in the Micronesian Working Papers series. No pagination, 16 PP with 22 b/w illust. by: Sainson, A.W. Denis, Danvin, J. Wedgebrough, E. Paris... Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 26.5 x 21.5.
Catalogue of an exhibition on the way in which Micronesia was presented to 18th and 19th Century European and American audiences.
33648 SANFORD, Loana GAUGUIN ET LA TAHITIENNE $25.00 AUD
Pacific Promotion Tahiti. Papeete. 1996. 1st Ed. 56 PP with 53 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French and English text. 29.8 x 21.2. 2911228103
Gauguin and the Tahitian women through the eyes of one of them.
43936 SAQUET, Jean-Louis KOKE P. GAUGUIN - Petite encyclopédie involontaire de Paul Gauguin en Océanie $85.00 AUD
Editions Le Motu. Papeete. 2002. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27 x 24. 2950397196
Koké: Gauguin in the Marquesas language. On Tahiti in 1900s, at the time of Gauguin.
73680 SCHMITZ, Carl A. OCEANIC ART, Myth, Man and Image in the South Seas $200.00 AUD
Harry H.Abrams. New York. 1969. 1st US edition, translated from the German original by Norbert Guterman. Preface by Douglas Newton. 406 PP with over 5 figures, 286 b/w illustrations & 50 colour plates tipped in (tissue guard only on frontispiece and between colour plates) and 6 large coloured maps. Title-page with colour plate tipped in. Cloth cover, decorated front cover, spine with decoration and title, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Top outside edge with slight ageing of paper and foxing spots. A very good clean copy. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. Oblong: 27.5 x 29.5. 0810903512
Iconographic motifs in the Pacific: New Guinea & Sepik areas, Melanesia, Polynesia, Micronesia.
13148 SCHNEEBERGER, Pierre-Francis GAUGUIN A TAHITI $30.00 AUD
International Art Book. Lausanne. 1961. 1st Ed. 62, (2) PP on art paper with 28 colour illustrations tipped in. Title page: Colour illustration "Et l'or de leur corps" (1901) tipped in. Cloth cover, Gauguin signature engraved on front cover. French text. Fine. 20.6 x 16.4.
Gauguin in Tahiti through 28 of his paintings.
71349 SEGALEN, Victor LES IMMEMORIAUX $60.00 AUD
Librairie Plon. Paris. 1929. 6th edition of the 1921 original by G. Ces & C. 312, (4 publications) PP with 5 drawings (2 tailpieces and 3 headpieces) by Paul Gauguin (woodcuts by G.D. de Monfreid). Bound copy retaining original front cover, gilt title on red label on spine. Ageing of paper. Nice copy. French text. 18.3 x 12.5.
63487 SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES BULLETIN DE LA SOCIETE DES ETUDES OCEANIENNES - 2003 (296 / 297, 298, 299) $50.00 AUD
Société des Etudes Océaniennes. Papeete. 2003. No. 296/297, February-June 2003, No. 299, December 2003. Edited by Robert Koenig, President. 4 issues: 516 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. French text (occasional text in Reo Mao'hi). Fine. 22 x 14.8.
No. 296/297 - Special issue: L.G. Seurat, in Oceania. No. 299 - Gauguin, Morillot, Gouwe: Artists in Polynesia.
39848 SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES - Tome XIII / No. 13 $50.00 AUD
Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1957. 1st Ed., Volume 13, December 1957. Edited by R.P. Patrick O'REILLY. 147, (3) PP, plus 4 b/w plates. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 27.5 x 19.
Paintings of the Buang, Morobe District, Papua New Guinea, by F. Girard. Introduction of foreign words in the Samoan language, by G. B. Milner. Blackbirding in the New Hebrides, 1871, by J. B. Thurston.
62812 SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES - Tome I / No. 1 $100.00 AUD
Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1945. 1st Ed., Volume 1, December 1945. Edited by R.P. Patrick O'REILLY. 234 PP with figures, plus 2 plates with 4 b/w photos. Soft cover. Most pages are uncut. French text. Slight ageing of paper around outside edges. Near fine. 27.8 x 18.7.
2 papers by Maurice Leenhardt: On the "Société des Océanistes" & Mawaraba Mapi, Mask in New Caledonia. Jean-Paul Faivre: French colonies in the Pacific and the Free French movement. Air Services in the Pacific, by Max Dévé. Obituary: André Ropiteau & Anatole Lewitzky, by P. O'Reilly.
62813 SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES - Tome II / No. 2 $75.00 AUD
Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1946. 1st Ed., Volume 2, December 1946. Edited by R.P. Patrick O'REILLY. 317, (5) PP with figures, plus 3 plates with 8 b/w photos and 10 figures. Soft cover. Most pages are uncut. French text. Slight ageing of paper around outside edges. Near fine. 27.8 x 18.3.
Land in Melanesia, by Jean Margot-Duclot & Jacques Vernant. 2 papers on music in New Caledonia. ... The Collections of Oceania in the Ethnographic Museums of Switzerland.
62814 SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES - Tome III / No. 3 $75.00 AUD
Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1947. 1st Ed., Volume 3, December 1947. Edited by R.P. Patrick O'REILLY. 200, (6) PP with figures, plus 5 plates with 15 b/w photos and 1 sketch drawing. Soft cover (small chips). Most pages are uncut. French text. Slight ageing of paper around outside edges. Near fine. 27.8 x 18.3.
Fisheries in French Polynesia, by Charles Vernier & André Ropiteau. Tattoos on Rennell Island, by Régine van den Broek d'Obrenan. Language of the Big-Nambas, by Corlette. ... Mikloukho-Maklaï (1846-1888), by Véra Sokoloff & Jean-Paul Faivre.
62815 SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES - Tome IV / No. 4 $75.00 AUD
Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1948. 1st Ed., Volume 4, December 1948. Edited by R.P. Patrick O'REILLY. 243, (3) PP with figures. Soft cover (small chips). Most pages are uncut. French text. Slight ageing of paper around outside edges. Near fine. 27.8 x 18.3.
Mythology on Maré Island, by R.P. Marie-Joseph Dubois & Jean Poirier. ...
62818 SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES - Tome VII / No. 7 $50.00 AUD
Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1951. 1st Ed., Volume 7, December 1951. Edited by R.P. Patrick O'REILLY. 370, (4) PP with figures, plus 10 plates with 10 figures and 17 b/w photos. Soft cover (small chips). Most pages are uncut. French text. Slight ageing and foxing of paper around outside edges. Near fine. 27.8 x 18.3.
Ambrym Society, by Jean Guiart. ...
62820 SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES - Tome IX / No. 9 - Un Siècle d'Acculturation en Nouvelle-Calédonie 1853-1953 $150.00 AUD
Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1953. 1st Ed., Volume 9, December 1953. Edited by R.P. Patrick O'REILLY. 450, (4) PP with figures, plus 7 plates with 1 large folded "Map of New Caledonia" and 29 b/w photos. Soft cover. Most pages are uncut. French text. Slight ageing and foxing of paper around outside edges. Near fine. 27.8 x 18.3.
Special issue on New Caledonia after a century of French contacts. History of New Caledonia: an Overview by Jean-Paul Faivre & a Chronology, by P. O'Reilly. Prehistory by J. Avias. Archaeology in 1952 by L. W. Gifford.
62821 SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES JOURNAL DE LA SOCIETE DES OCEANISTES - Tome X / No. 10 - Hommage à Maurice Leenhardt $50.00 AUD
Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1954. 1st Ed., Volume 10, December 1954. Edited by R.P. Patrick O'REILLY. 263, (5) PP with figures, plus 7 plates with 25 b/w photos. Soft cover (small chips). Most pages are uncut. French text. Slight ageing and foxing of paper around outside edges. Near fine. 27.8 x 18.3.
Special issue on Maurice Leenhardt with 8 papers by J. Poirier, R. Becker, A. Sauvageot, R.-H. Leenhardt, P. Métais ... Life in tribal land in 1954, by M.-Ch. Laroche ...
73588 SOTHEBY'S ARTS D'AFRIQUE ET D'OCEANIE $40.00 AUD
Sotheby's. Paris. 2011. June 2011 edition. 132 PP with 8 period photos (2 colour and 6 b/w) and over 111 colour photos (some with details) of 111 artifacts. FP: Lega Mask, Democratic Republic of the Congo. FEP: Malangan from Northern New Ireland. Pictorial soft covers (Hemba ancestor figure, southern Niemba, Democratic Republic of the Congo). Texts in English and French. Near fine. 27 x 21.
Catalogue of auction sale: 15th June 2011 listing 392 items. Collections of: Pierre Guerre / Thomas G.B. Wheelock, Burkina Faso / Alain Lagarde, Congo / Raphaël Stora ...
33483 STARZECKA, Dorota Czarkowska & CRANSTONE, B. A. L. THE SOLOMON ISLANDERS $20.00 AUD
British Museum. London. 1974. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 2 maps, 7 drawings and 26 b/w photos. Half title page: Wood food bowl in the form of a frigate bird, Ugi. Fp: figure representing a sea spirit, San Cristobal. Pictorial card covers (slightly rubbed on back cover). Near fine. 21 x 21. 071411358X
72331 STEWART, Gloria INTRODUCTION TO SEPIK ART OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA $20.00 AUD
Book Wise (Australia). Sydney. c. 1975. New edition of the 1972 original. 67 PP with 9 sketches by Joanne Walker, 8 b/w photos and 168 colour photos (131 of/on artifacts). Title page: sketch of an Oratas Stool. Eps: Map of the Territory of Papua and New Guinea. Pictorial boards with light shelf wear, o/wise a very good clean copy. 24.7 x 18.2. 0908054157
Centre Culturel Tjibaou / Ngan Jila. Nouméa. 2009. 1st English edition translated from the French original by Roy Benyon. Introduction by Emmanuel Kasarhérou. 80 PP with 1 map and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.2. 9782909407654
Art treasures of 26 Artists: Paula Boi, Yvette Bouquet ... Aloï Pilioko ... Daniel Waswas ...
33424 TAUSIE, Vilsoni ART IN THE NEW PACIFIC $10.00 AUD
Institute of Pacific Studies / South Pacific Commission. Suva. 1980. 1st Ed. X, 89, (4 adv.) PP, plus 8 pages with 1 b/w & 16 colour photos and 28 pages with 44 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5.
33425 TAUSIE, Vilsoni ART IN THE NEW PACIFIC $10.00 AUD
Institute of Pacific Studies / South Pacific Social Sciences Association. Suva. 1981. 2nd printing of the 1980 original. X, 89, (4 adv.) PP, plus 8 pages with 1 b/w & 16 colour photos and 28 pages with 44 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.8 x 14.5.
33426 TAUSIE, Vilsoni ART DU PACIFIQUE $15.00 AUD
Institute of Pacific Studies / South Pacific Social Sciences Association. Suva. 1981. 1st Ed. Translated from the 1980 English original "Art in the New Pacific" by Eric Le Moal. 148 PP, plus 8 pages with 1 b/w & 16 colour photos and 28 pages with 44 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 20.4 x 14.2.
52820 TAVERNIER, M. & O'REILLY, P. L'ECRITURE DE GAUGUIN, Etude graphologique $30.00 AUD
Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1968. Limited edition of 500 numbered copies (No. 319). (4), 54 PP, (1 colophon) with 15 facsimiles of manuscripts and 12 signatures. Soft cover. Pages uncut. French text. Fine. 27.6 x 18
21921 THOMAS, Nicholas OCEANIC ART $35.00 AUD
Thames and Hudson. London. 1995. 1st Ed. 216 PP with 1 map of Oceanic Pacific, and 182 illustrations (26 in colour). Fp: Korawai man from Irian Jaya, with a shield. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 0500202818
Some of the chapters include: The Art of War, the Art of the Body, Barkcloth, Feathers... Narrative Art and Tourism, National Independence, Indigenous Minorities and Migrants..
72517 THOMAS, Nicholas VOYAGERS - The Settlement of the Pacific $45.00 AUD
Head of Zeus / Apollo Book. London. 2021. 1st edition in "The Landmark Library" series. 228 PP with 6 maps with colour on double page, 7 head pieces "Tupaia's map", b/w and colour illustrations (26 on double page). Hard cover, dj. New. 20 x 14.5. 9781838930486
32397 THOMAS, Nicholas & LOSCHE, Diane DOUBLE VISION - Art Histories and Colonial Histories in the Pacific $10.00 AUD
Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. 1999. 1st Ed. XII, 289 PP with 62 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.7 x 17.5. 0521659981
This book explores the ambivalence of European perceptions of the Pacific and juxtaposes them with the indigenous visual cultures that challenge western assumptions about art and representation.
Tate Publishing. London. 2010 1st Ed. Forewords by Brian Moynihan, Bank of America, Nicholas Serota, Tate Modern, London and Earl A. Powell III, National Gallery of Art, Washington. 255 PP with b/w or colour illustrations with 55 figures and 155 plates. Title spread: "Faa Iheihe" (Tahitian Pastoral). Stiff covers, pictorial front (Nevermore O Tahiti), 1897). The 20 page Guide to the exhibition, a 2 page flyer with 2 entry tickets, loosely inserted. 29.1 x 14.5. 9781854379023
Exhibition held at Tate Modern, London: 30 September 2010 to 16th January 2011.
12707 TIAVOUANE, Denise WAAWE, Le Sapin de Pwea $20.00 AUD
ADCK. Noumea. 1994. No. 3 in the Collection Ko I Neva. 8 PP with 12 b/w illust. Eps. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 19.2. 2909407683
Catalogue of an exhibition held in 1994 at Pouebo by the Kanak artists Denise Tiavouane.
72947 UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY OCEANIA - A Journal devoted to the Study of the Native Peoples of Australia, New Guinea, and the Islands of the Pacific (Volume XXIX, No. 1, 1958) $30.00 AUD
University of Sydney. Sydney. 1958. Volume XXIX, No.1, September 1958. Edited by A.P. Elkin & H. Ian Hogbin. 74, (2 blank) PP with 3 tables and 3 figures. Soft covers, illustrated front, title on front cover and spine. Covers browned around edges with foxing spots on outside edges. Contents near fine. 24.3 x 18.5.
On the interpreatation of Cargo Cults, by W.E.H. Stanner. Some methodological considerations in the study of Australian Aboriginal Art, by Ronald M. Berndt.
13462 WALTHER, Ingo F. PAUL GAUGUIN, 1848-1903, The Primitive Sophisticate $10.00 AUD
Benedikt Taschen. Cologne, Germany. 1988. 1st English Ed. 96 PP with colour illust. Half title page: Woman with a Mango (Vahine No Te Vi). Fp: Bonjour Monsieur Gauguin. Pict. card cover. Fine. 30 x 23. 3822801143
33606 WALTHER, Ingo F. PAUL GAUGUIN, 1848-1903 - The Primitive Sophisticate $15.00 AUD
Evergreen. Cologne, Germany. 1996. Reprint of the 1988 edition. 96 PP with 8 b/w and 84 colour illust. Fp: Bonjour Monsieur Gauguin. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 23.5 x 19. 382288667X
33605 ZINGG, Jean-Pierre LES EVENTAILS DE PAUL GAUGUIN $150.00 AUD
Editions Avant & Après. Papeete. 1996. 1st edition, numbered and limited to 1000 copies. 103 PP with 99 b/w and colour illustrations, as well as 24 b/w photos of the fans with details. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, colour vignette on front, cloth slipcase. Fine. French text. Oblong: 25.7 x 28.7. 290771614X
Study on Gauguin, the painter and his fans (eventails).