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

Paris. 1932. Editions Pierre Roger. 1st edition in "Voyages de Jadis et d'Aujourd'hui" series. 222 PP, plus 8 plates with 11 b/w photos. Leather bound copy retaining original card cover (pictorial front), raised bands, gilt title on spine, ribbon page marker. Marbled endpapers. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. French text. Scarce. Image shows original card cover. 19.7 x 14.6.
4 short stories.
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$80

32885
ACADEMIE TAHITIENNE
DICTIONNAIRE TAHITIEN / FRANCAIS - FA'ATORO PARAU TAHITI / FARANI

Papeete. 1999. Fare Vana'a. 1st Ed., foreword by Gaston Flosse. 574, (2) PP. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French and Maohi text. 30.3 x 21.7.
Dictionary Tahitian/French, edited by the Tahitian Academy of Language.
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$100

31949
AGNIEL, Dominique
AUX MARQUISES

Paris. 1998. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 235 PP with 1 map, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w illust. Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738470793
The Marquesas Islands: arrival and settlement by the Polynesians. European exploration. European contacts and the French protectorate...
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$25

33067
AGUILLON, Florian
CHRONIQUES MARQUISIENNES - La philosophie du rivage

Paris. 1997. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 226 PP with tail pieces (Marquesan designs). Illustrated card cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738454607
The author lived for 5 years in the Marquesas.
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$35

46578
AHUROA, Etienne
LES PARFUMS DU SILENCE

Papeete. 2003. Editions le Motu. 1st Ed. 96 PP. Soft cover. Near fine. French text. 20.3 x 14.5. 2915105081
Theatre play, set in Atuona, Marquesas at the time of the death of Paul Gauguin (8th May 1903).
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$35

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

Paris. 1998. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in the Logiques Politiques series. 312, (8) PP. Card cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738467008
Problems created by a status of autonomy granted (reluctantly?) to French Polynesia by France's Government.
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$40

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

Papeete. 2008. Au Vent des Îles. 1st Ed., in Collection Survol. 80 PP with colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 20 x 13. 978915654516
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$35

20531
ALEXANDER, Michael
OMAI 'NOBLE SAVAGE'

London. 1977. Collins & Harvill Press. 1st Ed. 223 PP plus 12 Pages with 14 bw illust. Ep: Capt. Wallis & men of the 'Dolphin' meet Queen Oberea, Tahiti, 1767. Hard cover, dj. (small closed tear). Near fine. 21.6 x 14. 0002626101
The first noble savage dear to the 18th century French philosopher Rousseau, comes into contact with the civilized world of England.
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$20

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

Washington. 1950. N.G.S. January, 1950. Contains article P. 73 to 104 with 2 maps, 9 b/w & 17 colour photos. Soft cover. Spine chipped. Very good. 25.2 x 17.5.
The Marquesas Islands.
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$25

42848
ALLOUCH, Richard
TATU ART No. 1

Papeete. 2000. Au Vent des Îles Issue No. 1, March 2000. 66 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Chime). Fine. French and English text. 21 x 15.
Round the world tour of Chime, a talented Tattooist from the Marquesas, by Gotz. On the 1st International Tattoo Festival held in April 2000 at Raiatea, French Polynesia...
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$45

42849
ALLOUCH, Richard
TATU ART No. 2

Papeete. 2001. Au Vent des îles Issue No. 2, March 2001. 66 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Graffe). Fine. French and English text. 21 x 15.
Interview of Raymond Teriirooterai Arioi Graffe, by Gotz. Tribute to Paulo Suluape, from Samoa. Tattoo of a Maori woman in Aotearoa...
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$45

49256
ALLOUCH, Richard
TATU ART No. 3

Papeete. 2004. Au Vent des îles Issue No. 3, 4th term 2004. 66 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Tihoti). Fine. French and English text. 21 x 15.
Interview of Tricia Allen, by Gotz. Tribute to Paulo Suluape, from Samoa. Tattoo of Tihoti. Today, Karl von den Steinen and his Alphabet, by Robert...
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$45

33176
ALPERS, Antony
THE WORLD OF THE POLYNESIANS - Seen through their Myths and Legends, Poetry and Art

Auckland. 1987. Oxford University Press. Reprint of the 1970 original "Legends of the South Sea". XVI, 416 PP with 1 map and 78 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait of a NZ chief. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 21.4 x 13.6. 0195581423
Creation, heroes, growing up (seven ages): Marquesas & Gambier, Easter Island, Tonga, Samoa, the atolls, New Zealand.
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$15

55699
ARRECGROS, J.
THE FAIRYLAND OF TAHITIAN SHELLS

Paris. 1984. Société des Océanistes. 1st English edition. No. 12 in the Dossiers Tahitiens series. 32 PP with 2 b/w and 22 colour illustrations (legend of illustrations in English and French). Pictorial soft cover. English text. Near fine. 19 x 14.
Shells in Tahiti.
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$20

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

Papeete. 2001. Editions Avant et Après. 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.
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$100

42118
AUBERT DE LA RÜE, Edgar
TAHITI ET SES ARCHIPELS - Polynésie Française

Paris. 1958. Horizons de France. 1st Ed., in collection Visages du Monde. 160 PP with 1 map and 102 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text (captions of photographs in French and English). Near fine. 23.4 x 18.2.
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$30

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

Papeete. 2005. Polypress. Limited edition published by Patrimoine Commune de Papeete. (2), 70 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers a little soiled, o/wise fine. French text. 29.8 x 21.
Cathedral: started in 1856, consacrated in 1875...
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$20

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

Melbourne. 1974. Lansdowne Press. 1st. Australian edition. 368 PP with 1 map and hundreds of colour illustrations. Title page: Hoa / Chameleon Sea Bass. Eps: Tahitian fisherman casting his net. Navy cloth cover, no dj. Lettering on front cover and spine rubbed, foxing spots on ouside edges and first and last leaves. Very good. 27.8 x 20.6. 0701804092
The fishes of French Polynesia (names in Latin, Mao'hi & English) : jacks, surgeon fish, ... sharks & rays.
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$15

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

Papeete. 1973. Les Editions du Pacifique. 1st reprint in May 1973 of the December 1972 original. 368 PP with hundreds of b/w sketches and colour photos. Title page: Hoa or Chameleon Sea Bass. Eps: Casting net. Cloth cover, title engraved on front cover & spine, dj. Edges of dust jacket slightly rubbed. Very good. French text. 27.8 x 20.5. 2857000545
The fishes of French Polynesia (names in Latin, Mao'hi & English) : jacks, surgeon fish, ... sharks & rays.
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$50

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

Paris. 1996. SEDES / Histoire, Economie et Société. Article pulled out from issue No. 4 (October-December 1996). Pages 631 to 641 with 1 map of the Marquesas Archipelago. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 24.3 x 16.
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$10

41324
BARBIERI, Gian Paolo
MADAGASCAR

Köln, Germany. 1997. Taschen. Reprint of the 1994 original. Introduction by Michel Tournier of the Académie Goncourt. No pagination, 128 PP with 56 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 33.3 x 27. 3822882623
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$20

30348
BARBIERI, Gian Paolo
TAHITI TATTOOS

Köln, Germany. 1998. Taschen. 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. 3822877638
Tattoos: "Polynesian language of the skin".
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$60

19901
BARRATT, Glynn
MELANESIA AND THE WESTERN POLYNESIAN FRINGE

Vancouver. 1990. UBC Press. 1st Ed., Volume 3 of Russia in the South Pacific 1696-1840 series. XVII, 257 PP with 14 maps, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Hint of foxing on endpapers, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 16. 077480338X
The Russians & Vanuatu in 1809, the Russians & Fiji in 1820, then to Tuvalu and Anuta in 1822.
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$35

10345
BARRATT, Glynn
SOUTHERN AND EASTERN POLYNESIA

Vancouver. 1988. UBC Press. 1st Ed. Volume 2 of Russia and the South Pacific 1696-1840 series. XX, 302 PP with 8 maps, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 0774803053
Easter Island, New Zealand and the Austral Islands.
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$15

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

Papeete. 2009. Institut d'Emission d'Outre-Mer. 1st Ed. 248 PP with graphs and tables, plus 1 map in colour, 1 folded map in colour and 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. New. French text. 23.7 x 16.
Annual report for 2007: Population, Economy, Salaries, Welfare ... Industry... Budget.
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$75

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

London. 1979. Thames & Hudson. 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.
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$15

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

Paris. 2003. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. Preface by Pierre Centlivres. 288, (1) PP with 2 figures and 4 tables. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 16. 2747552942
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$30

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

Sydney. 1970. Library of NSW. 2nd edition of the 1928 original. Preface by A. J. Dunston and G. D. Richardson. XVI, 894 PP. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 25 x 15.5. 724099999
The most comprehensive bibliography and guide to sources of information on Captain Cook. 4808 + 16 (addenda) entries.
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$20

49258
BEGLIOMINI, Bernard
REQUINS DE TAHITI ET SES ILES

Papeete. 2005. Au Vent des Iles. 1st edition, in collection Survol. 80 PP with 2 maps, figures, over 20 artworks in colour and 36 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 20 x 13.
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$30

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

Papeete. 2006. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 115, (3) PP with b/w illustrations (2 drawings and 7 photos) and colour photos ( 40 on full page). Pictorial soft cover. French text. As new. 26 x 20.5. 29155654174
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$50

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

London. 1987. Thames & Hudson. Revised paperback edition of the 1978 original. 175 PP with 107 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on half title page. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0500274509
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$15

12571
BELLWOOD, Peter
THE POLYNESIANS: PREHISTORY OF AN ISLAND PEOPLE

London. 1987. Thames & Hudson. Revised paperback edition of the 1978 original. 175 PP with 107 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Covers with a plastic film protection. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0500274509
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$15

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

Washington. 1997. N.G.S. July 1997. 2 articles: P. 2 to 29 with colour illustrations (1 map and 14 photos). / P.30 to 37, with 9 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (Black Pearls adorning a Tahitian woman). Front cover & spine rubbed and with a repaired tear. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
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$5

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

Paris. 1985. Editions L'Harmattan / Fondation Singer-Polignac. 1st Ed. 191 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 4 colour plates. Pictorial card cover. Covers lightly scratched, o/wise fine. French text. 29.7 x 21. 2858025107
Polynesians triangle, by C. Benoit. The first European (Portuguese and Spaniards), by C. Huets de Lemps. Ancient religions, arrival of missionaries, by P. O'Reilly...
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$40

37583
BENOIT, Pierre
OCEANIE FRANCAISE

Paris. 1933. Editions Alpina. 1st Ed., in collection Les Grandes Escales. 152 PP with 4 colour plates illustrated by Philippe Tassier and 105 b/w photos, plus 1 map at rear of book. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. French text. 21.7 x 16.7.
A photographic voyage in 1928 through the French-speaking islands of New Caledonia, New Hebrides (Vanuatu), & Tahiti/Marquesas. Excellent photos of daily life at the time in these islands.
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$55

57583
BERRY, Eric & BEST, Herbert
THE POLYNESIAN TRIANGLE

New York. 1968. Funk & Wagnalls. 1st Ed. XII, 143 PP, plus 20 pages with 1 map on double page & 36 b/w photos. Fp: Bay in Mooréa. Eps: Masi or Tapa. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with light insect damage. Ex Library copy with stamps on front end paper, title page and outside edge. Rear endpaper with stamp and pocket. Very good. 23.5 x 16.7.
Introduction to the island people and their culture including the impact of the invaders.
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$15

55596
BESLU, Christian
LE TIMBRE ET LA POSTE A TAHITI

Paris. 1983. Société des Océanistes. 1st Ed., in the Dossier du Pacifique series. 52 PP with b/w illustrations (envelopes, franking stamps, stamps and photos) and 14 colour illustrations at centrefold. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 19 x 14.
Stamps and Post Office in French Polynesia.
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$20

46557
BESLU, Christian
TRANCHE DE VIE A MORUROA

Papeete. 2003. Société des Etudes Océaniennes & Editions Le Motu. 1st edition in Collection Passé Présent. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (charts, ephemera, maps and plans, newspaper clippings and photos). Laminated pictorial boards. French text. Fine. 28 x 24.8. 291510509X
Some aspects of life on Mururoa Atoll (French nuclear testing ground).
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$75

66130
BESLU, Christian
TRANCHE DE VIE A MORUROA

Papeete. 2003. Société des Etudes Océaniennes & Editions Le Motu. 1st edition in Collection Passé Présent. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (charts, ephemera, maps and plans, newspaper clippings and photos). Laminated pictorial boards. Dedicatory note on front endpaper dated and signed by the author. French text. Fine. 28 x 24.8. 291510509X
Some aspects of life on Mururoa Atoll (French nuclear testing ground).
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$100

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

Moorea. 1999. Les Editions le Motu. 1st Ed. 80 PP with colour illustrations by Jean-Claude Pinto. Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 29.7 x 21. 2879231116
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$60

12553
BIDDLE, George
TAHITIAN JOURNAL

Minneapolis. 1968. University of Minnesota Press. 1st Ed. (5), 207 PP with 2 maps, 17 b/w photos & 8 illustrations by the author. Cloth cover, Illustrated front, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 26 x 21.
Two year experience in 1920/22 of this American artist, following demobilisation at the end of WWI.
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$20

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

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

43931
BLANC, Anne-Catherine
MOANA BLUES

Papeete. 2002. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 176, (4 publications) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 20.5 x 12. 2909790967
Novel.
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$20

53249
BLUM, Michel
MEHERIO

Papeete. 2006. Au Vent des îles. 1st Ed. 209, (5 publications). Illustrated soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 14. 2909790681
A three week voyage on the landing ship Meherio to the Tuamotus.
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$30

17243
BOLTON, Linda
GAUGUIN

New York. 1997. Chartwell Books. 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.
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$10

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

Paris. 1993. ORSTOM. 1st Ed. No pagination, 380 PP with b/w & colour maps, figures, graphs & 112 plates on full page. Cloth cover, device and title on front cover and spine. Predominantly French text but each chapter/plate has an English summary. New condition. Large oblong format: 36 x 53cm. 2709911477
Geography & geopolitical context, physical features, flora & fauna, human settlement & impact, economical & statistical details, present-day challenges & constraints in French Polynesia.
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$450

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

Cambridge. 1987. Cambridge University Press. 1st Ed. Foreword by Alan Howard. XXII, 201 PP with 3 figures, 6 maps, 5 drawings by David Friedman, and 8 b/w portraits. Cloth cover, dj. Pages 170 to 188 with light creases. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 23.5 x 15.5. 0521305209
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$20

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

Papeete. 2008. Editions Avant et Après. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 48 b/w photos by Jean-Claude Bosmel. Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. Oblong: 15 x 21 9782907716277
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$35

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

Papeete. 2009. Editions Avant et Après. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 54 b/w photos by Jean-Claude Bosmel. Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. Oblong: 15 x 21 9782907716291
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$40

33647
BOUDAILLE, Georges
GAUGUIN

London. 1964. Thames and Hudson. 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.
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$15

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

Paris. 2001. Editions de la Réunion des Musées Nationaux. 1st Ed. 184 PP with hundreds of b/w or colour illustrations. Inside covers: folded map of the Pacific Ocean. Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine. 28 x 22. 2711842428
Views through European eyes of the South Seas Islands: the savages or Kanaks are ugly looking, mean and untrustworthy, where the Vahines are exquisite, attractive, cheerful...
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$60

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

La Tour d'Aigues. 2000. Editions de l'Aube. 1st Ed. Preface by Pascal Dibie. 135 PP with 7 b/w illustrations, plus 16 colour plates. Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine. 19 x 11.5. 2876785730
Views through European eyes of the South Seas Islands: the savages or Kanaks are ugly looking, mean and untrustworthy, where the Vahines are exquisite, attractive, cheerful...
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$25

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

La Tour d'Aigues. 2000. Editions de l'Aube. 1st Ed. Preface by Pascal Dibie. 135 PP with 7 b/w illustrations, plus 16 colour plates. Pictorial card covers. 4 newspaper clippings loosely inserted. French text. Fine. 19 x 11.5. 2876785730
Views through European eyes of the South Seas Islands: the savages or Kanaks are ugly looking, mean and untrustworthy, where the Vahines are exquisite, attractive, cheerful...
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$35

42149
BOULLAIRE, Jacques
JACQUES BOULLAIRE ET TAHITI

Moorea. 1996. Editions Le Motu. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Aiu Deschamps Boullaire. 160 PP with 10 drawings, 55 b/w and 74 colour plates. Title page: Chapeau du Dimanche. Pictorial laminated boards. French text (introduction in English and French). Fine. 32.8 x 24. 295037158
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$200

44461
BOULLAIRE, Jacques
TAHITI, A Sketchbook

Papeete. 2002. Editions le Motu. 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.
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$110

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

London. 1989. Royal Academy of Arts. 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.
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$20

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

Washington. 1986. Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. 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.
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$25

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

Newport, R.I. 1990. Cruising World Publications, inc. Volume 16, No. 8, August 1990. 168 PP. Contains article, P.58 to 71 with 1 map and 10 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.3 x 23.
Winter destinations for sailing and chartering: Society Islands - Granada: Isle of Spice - The Florida Keys: America's Out Islands.
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$10

16544
BROWN, Theo W.
THE BOY AND THE SHARK

Sydney. 1979. Ataruka Publishing. 1st Ed. (24), 183 PP with 5 maps in text plus 40 pages with 14 colour and 45 bw photos. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 24.2 x 15.5. 0959943668
Account on the research for a shark repellent carried out in Rangiroa, in the Tuamotus.
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$25

65599
BROWN, Theo W.
THE BOY AND THE SHARK

Sydney. 1979. Ataruka Publishing. 1st Ed. (24), 183 PP with 5 maps in text plus 40 pages with 14 colour and 45 bw photos. Hard cover, dj. Dedicatory note on verso of half title page dated and signed by the author. Dust jacket is fine, hard covers are a little speckled on outer edges and with foxing spots, o/wise a near fine copy. 24.2 x 15.5. 0959943668
Account on the research for a shark repellent carried out in Rangiroa, in the Tuamotus.
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$25

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

France. c. 1931. Privately published. Reprint of 1931 abridged edition. 133 PP, (3), with 1 map on double page, and 16 b/w illust. (engravings & photos). Card cover. Fine. French text. 20.8 x 14.3.
The life and achievements of John Williams, apostle of Polynesia, murdered at Erromango.
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$15

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

Wellington. 1966. Department of Geography, Victoria University of Wellington. Volume 7, No. 1, May 1966. (2), 130 PP with tables and b/w figures, plus 1 folded map. Soft cover, illustrated front cover. Covers slightly rubbed. Very good. 24.8 x 15.7.
Man and the Sea in Early Tahiti: Maritime Economy through European Eyes, by Gordon R. Lewthwaite...
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$10

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

Papeete. 2008. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed., in Collection Nature et Environnement d'Océanie. Preface by Léon Lichtle. 616, (6) PP with tables and colour illustrations (2 maps and hundreds of photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 20.5 x 15.5. 9782915654370
Trees of French Polynesia.
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$90

52348
CADILHAC, Dominique
LES MONTAGNES DU PACIFIQUE

Paris. 2005. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. No. 6 in Lettres du Pacifique series. Preface by Hélène Colombani. 285, (5) PP with 21 drawings by the author. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 229601769X
Novel set in the Marquesas Islands.
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$40

42162
CAHIERS DU PATRIMOINE - No.3
LES ILES MARQUISES - Histoire de la Terre des Hommes Fenua Enata du XVIIIème siècle à nos jours (Cahiers du Patrimoine 3)

Papeete. 2001. Ministère de la Culture de Polynésie Française. 1st Ed. Cahiers du Patrimoine No. 3 (Hisoire). Edited by Michel BAILLEUL. 230 PP with maps and b/w illustrations. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 27.5 x 17.8.
History of the Marquesas Archipelago.
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$90

42838
CAHIERS DU PATRIMOINE - No.4
CODE DES LOIS

Papeete. 2001. Ministère de la Culture de la Polynésie Française. 1st Ed. Cahiers du Patrimoine No. 4 (Histoire). Edited by Vahi Sylvia RICHAUD. 180 PP. Soft cover. French and Mao'hi text. Fine. 28 x 17.8.
The first written Laws of French Polynesia, started by Missionaries. Code Pomare of 1819. Code Tamatoa from Raiatea of 1820...
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$95

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

Brisbane. 1999. The School of Communication and the Communication Centre, Queensland University of Technology. Volume 6 (1), 1999. VIII, 153 PP. Contains article from P.21 to 40. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15.3.
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$20

32328
CASTLETON, Phillip
MANGAREVA: French experiments in the Pacific (in Geo Australasia)

Sydney. 1987. Australasia's Geographical Magazine. Volume 9, No. 3, September-November 1987. 120 PP. Includes article P. 28 to 35 with 2 location maps, 2 b/w and 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 20.5.
On the Gambier Islands: airstrip, cultured pearl factory... and a nuclear fall-out shelter.
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$10

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

Papeete. 2013. Au Vent des Îles. 1st edition in "Arts et Artisinats de Polynésie Française" of the Collection Culture Pacifique. 169, (3) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, pictorial boards, dj. French text. New. 30 x 24.2. 9782915654769
Plaiting / Braiding in Tahiti: objects and artifacts, raw materials, knowledge ...
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$75

53248
CERF, Patrick
LA DOMINATION DES FEMMES A TAHITI. Des Violences envers les Femmes au Discours du Matriarcat

Papeete. 2007. Au Vent des îles. 1st Ed. 521, (3 publications) PP with 2 maps and 2 tables. Pictorial stiff cover. French text. Fine. 22.5 x 14. 2925654182
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$45

65220
CHABBERT, Claude
PATUA - Scènes vécues de MOOREA-TAHITI

Toulouse. 1946. Editions Laclau. 1st Ed. Preface by Comte H. Begouen. 144, (2) PP. Soft covers, colour vignette on front. Ageing of paper and light foxing, o/wise very good. French text. 20.4 x 13.
Voyage from Marseille to Tahiti on "Eridan" of Messageries Maritimes. ...
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$45

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

Toulouse. 1944. Editions Laclau. 1st Ed. 182 PP, (2), with 1 map & 19 b/w photos on full page. Fp: Tahitienne (peinture de Morillot). Soft covers, illustrated front. French text. Ageing of paper and light foxing, o/wise very good. 20 x 13.
Sunny reminiscences of a stay on Tahiti and Moorea prior to WWII and written during the dark years of France. A history of Polynesian settlement. A scarce item.
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$15

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

Papeete. 1981. Les Editions du Pacifique. Reprint of the 1965 original published by Stepolde in a combined edition limited to 1000 copies. 161, (3), 7-195, (5) PP with 121 b/w plates with hundreds of drawings. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 25 x 20. 2875001193
Breadfruit of Bounty fame, Tiaré Tahiti and its reputation of sexual casualness.
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$50

12624
CHABOUIS, L. & F.
SHORT FLORA OF TAHITI

Paris. 1970. Société des Océanistes. 1st English edition of the French orginal Petite Flore de Tahiti. Dossier No. 7 in the Dossiers Tahitiens series. 32 PP with 28 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19 x 14.
Breadfruit of Bounty fame, Tiaré Tahiti and its reputation of sexual casualness.
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$20

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

Nouméa. 2003. Challenge Magazine. No. 65, August/September 2003. Edited by Jean-Claude HUNIN. 76 PP with 1 map, 144 b/w photos (65 on New Caledonia and 79 on French Polynesia), 10 colour photos on Bora Bora and 8 pages with advertisements in colour. Pictorial soft cover. French text, with 3 pages in English Speech by Mr. Jacques Chirac, French President to the France-Oceania meeting. Fine. 30 x 23.
Official visit to the 3 provinces of New Caledonia, and in French Polynesia. France-Oceania Meeting in Papeete, attended by 15 Islands States and the 3 French speaking countries of the South Pacific).
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$30

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

Nouméa. 2004. Challenge Magazine. 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
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$15

42839
CHANSIN, Michel
C'EST UNE TERRE MA'OHI

Papeete. 2001. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed., in Te / Ata / Mau series. 174 PP with 94 b/w plates. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 27.5 x 22. 2909790932
Pictorial witness of Tahiti.
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$40

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

Paris. 1989. Survival International (France). Volume 4, No. 8-9-10, Spring 1989. 128 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 28 x 20.8.
Identity in danger, vindication of identity and affirmation of identity.
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$55

46572
CHASTEL, Patrick
L' ENLEVEMENT AUX MARQUISES

Chatou, France. 2003. Editions Carnot. 1st Ed. 222 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 13.5. 2912362822
Novel, set in the Marquesas Islands.
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$20

47246
CHASTEL, Patrick
TE FENUA ENATA / LA TERRE DES HOMMES

Papeete. 2003. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 167, (3 publications) PP with 22 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 22.4 x 14.5. 2909790398
Marquesas Islands through: legends, notes by explorers or voyagers, letters, reports, reminiscences...
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$40

40474
CHASTEL, Patrick & LEMAIRE, Philippe
LE SOURIRE DU TIKI

Papeete. 2001. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed., in Nouvelles du Pacifique series. 210 PP with 12 tail pieces and 13 head pieces. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21 x 12.4. 2909790878
Short stories, set in the Marquesas Islands, and other islands and atolls of French Polynesia.
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$30

70124
CHEESMAN, Evelyn
THINGS WORTH WHILE

London. 1957. Hutchinson. 1st Ed. 330 PP. Fp: Author. Eps: Maps of the Pacific with author's journey. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 14.5.
Reminiscences of an entomologist during scientific surveys to the Galapagos from 1923 to 1925 / French Polynesia 1924-1925 / New Hebrides 1928-1930 and New Caledonia & Lifou 1950-1952 (P.273-308).
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$25

11344
CHEGARAY, Jacques
MY POLYNESIA - Tahiti Revisited

London. 1953. Arthur Barker. 1st English edition, translated from the 1952 French original by Robin Graham. 191 PP, plus 14 pages with 18 b/w photos. Fp: Author on the lagoon in a pirogue. Eps: Map of Porinieta Farani (French Polynesia). Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Small pieces missing from the dust jacket, a little offsetting on endpapers, o/wise near fine internally. 22 x 15.
The journeys, the journalistic trials and the tribulations of the author at the beginning of the 1950's.
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$20

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

London. 1910. Robert Scott. 1st Ed. 269 PP, plus 6 maps (2 of them folded) and 56 b/w plates. Fp: A group of Tahitian men in festal attire. Original blue cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers slightly flecked. Foxing spots on endpapers, a few pages and outside edges, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 23.3 x 17.
Travel, adventure, and historical inquiry amongst the islands of Eastern Polynesia at the beginning of the 20th century.
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$200

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

London. 1910. Robert Scott. 1st Ed. 269 PP, plus 6 maps (2 of them folded) and 56 b/w plates. Fp: A group of Tahitian men in festal attire. Rebacked copy retaining original red cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers lightly soiled and rubbed, ageing of paper, o/wise very good. Scarce. 23.3 x 16.5.
Travel, adventure, and historical inquiry amongst the islands of Eastern Polynesia at the beginning of the 20th century.
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$100

56965
CIZERON, Marc
TONTON GRAND-FRERE

Papeete. 2006. Haere Po No Tahiti. 1st Ed. 172, (6) PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 25 x 13.5. 9782904171611
Novel.
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$50

56966
CIZERON, Marc
TOTOA

Papeete. 2008. Haere Po.. 1st Ed. 217, (3) PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine.. 25 x 13.5. 9782904171680
Novel.
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$50

64012
CLAIRMONT, Leonard & TERIITAHI, Mauu Ariiteuira
DICTIONARY : TAHITIAN - ENGLISH / ENGLISH - TAHITIAN

North Hollywood, Ca. 1958. Edward Dew. 1st Ed. (2), (a-d), 55 PP, plus 10 b/w photos by L. Clairmont and P. Mackenzie. Soft cover, illustrated front. Near fine. 17.7 x 12.6.
Pages 1 to 20: Tahitian-English. Pages 21 to 53: English-Tahitian.
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$35

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

Nouméa. 1989, 1990. Association Médicale de Nouvelle Calédonie. No. 1, April 1989: 70 PP. No. 2, July 1989: 74 PP. No. 4, May-July 1990: 51 PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 20.5.
Journal of the French Medical Doctors practising in the Pacific: French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna.
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$20

59290
COLLINS, Wilkie
IOLANI; or, Tahiti as it was

Princeton, New Jersey. 1999. Princeton University Press. 1st Ed. Edited and introduced by Ira B. Nadel. XLIII, 205 PP with facsimile of the first page of the manuscript. Cloth cover, gilt decoration and title on spine, dj. Fine (mint condition). 22 x 14.5. 069103446X
A Romance, written in 1844 and published only in 1999.
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$30

37552
CONTE, Eric
L' ARCHEOLOGIE EN POLYNESIE FRANCAISE - Esquisse d'un bilan critique

Papeete. 2000. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 302, (2) PP with 4 figures. Pictorial stiff cover. French text. Fine. 22.7 x 14.2. 2909790819
Archaeology in French Polynesia: a critical outline of results.
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$35

48475
COPPENRATH, Gerald
LES CHINOIS DE TAHITI, de l'aversion a l'assimilation 1865-1966

Paris. 1967. Musee de l'Homme. 1st edition, limited to 2200 copies. No. 21 in Publications de la Societe des Océanistes. (2), 144, (4) PP with many tables, plus 1 folded table and 24 pages with 40 b/w photos. Stiff cover, title on front cover and spine. Pages mostly uncut. French text. Fine. 25 x 16.4.
The Chinese in Tahiti, from indentured labour working on cotton farms to Franco-Tahitian integration and French citizenship.
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$100

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

Papeete. 2003. Haere Po. 1st Ed. 330 PP with 3 maps and b/w illustrations (facsimile of documents, photos, plans ...). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 20.5 x 14. 2904171546
Land tenure in Tahiti and French Polynesia.
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$110

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

Paris. 1990. Tallandier. 1st Ed. 514 PP with 11. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 13.5. 2235018513
From the first establishment in the Levant (Middle East) at the time of the Crusades to the progressive occupation of Africa up to the end of the second French Empire.
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$15

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

Papeete. 1994. Editions des Mers Australes. 1st Ed. 28 PP with colour illustrations by Sophie Millecamps. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 22.8 x 22.8. 2905808098
Tale on the origin of two bright stars seen from Tahiti in Scorpio.
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$35

54874
COURAUD, Sylvie
DANS L' OMBRE DU JOUR

Papeete. 2005. Au vent des îles. 1st Ed., with a preface by Claude Marere. 59, (5) PP with 24 illustrations on full page by André Marere. Pictorial boards. French text. New. 24.7 x 19.7. 290979024X
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$55

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

Papeete. 1995. Pacific Promotion Tahiti. 1st Ed. 56 PP with 8 drawings an 44 colour photos by D. Pardon, H. Pouliquen & Teva Sylvain. Pictorial soft cover. French and English text. Fine. 24.5 x 17. 2911228006
Better to know them to avoid them. The sun, the sea (coral burns, jellyfish sting, sting of the stone fish...), free diving and SCUBA diving...
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$20

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

London. 1993. BBC Books. 1st Ed. 272 PP with 6 maps (2 on double-page) and colour illust. Fp. Eps. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 0563367075
Chapters include: Birth and Death of the Noble Savage, The Cradle of Polynesia, Outpost of the Rising Sun, The Theft of Paradise, .. Covers the impact of Europeans on the islands and their native inhabitants whose way of life had been unique due to centuries of isolation.
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$25

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

Suva. 1983. USP. 1st Ed. Volume II of Politics in the Pacific Islands. XII, 262 PP with b/w photos & maps, bibliography & index. Pict. card cover. Very good. 21 x 14.7.
Contains chapters by various authors and includes 2 chapters on Wallis & Futuna, and on French Polynesia.
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$15

56964
CROOK, William Pascoe
RECIT AUX ILES MARQUISES 1797-1799

Papeete. 2007. Haere Po. 1st French edition. Introduction by Greg Dening. Foreword by H.-Marie Le Cleac'h. Editorial Note by Robert Koenig. Short Biography, by Douglas Peacocke. Preliminary Discourse by Samuel Greatheed. 216 PP with 1 facsimile of manuscript, 4 covers of books and 8 engravings, plus 14 b/w plates with 4 maps, 5 charts and 5 engravings. Illustrated soft covers. French text. New. 29.7 x 20.7. 9782904171659
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$125

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

Ferntree Gully, Victoria. 1955. The Rams Skull Press. Edition limited to 250 numbered copies. 5th edition based on 4th edition of 1774 "An Epistle from Oberea, Queen of Otaheite, to Joseph Banks, Esquire". 21 PP, (1 colophon), with 7 decorations by Ray Crooke. Cloth cover, tapa design. Copy No. 28/250, hand numbered and signed by Ray Crooke, on the colophon "Here ends the Epistle". Fine. 29 x 20.5.
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$450

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

Paris. 2005. L' Harmattan. 1st Ed., in the Biologie, Ecologie, Agronomie series. 256, (2 publications) PP with figures and tables. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.6 x 13.5. 2747590526
Cosmogony in Eastern Polynesia.
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$30

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

Papeete. 1993. Editions des Mers Australes. 1st Ed. 28 PP with colour illustrations by Sophie Millecamps. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 22.8 x 22.8. 290580808X
Tale on the origin of three waterfalls of the valley of Ti'arei, Island of Tahiti.
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$35

11896
DANIELSSON, Bengt
THE HAPPY ISLAND

London. 1952. Allen & Unwin. 1st English edition, translated from the 1951 Swedish original Den Lyckliga ön by F. H. Lyon. 252, (4 adv.) PP, plus 14 pages with 32 b/w photos. Fp: Coconut palms. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). A little light foxing, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.5.
The carefree life in 1949 on the atoll of Raroia where Bengt returned with his wife two years after the end of the Kon Tiki expedition.
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$20

18868
DANIELSSON, Bengt
LOVE IN THE SOUTH SEAS

London. 1956. George Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. 240 PP, plus 16 PP with 16 b/w photos. Fp: Tamouré. Eps: Polynesian Triangle. Hard cover,dj (price- clipped). Stain on fore edge, dust jacket lightly rubbed. Very good. 22.2 x 15.
How the conception of the South Seas as a lovers' paradise is justified: aesthetic ideals, means of attraction, sexual education.
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$15

33280
DANIELSSON, Bengt
RAROIA, HAPPY ISLAND of the South Seas

Chicago. 1953. Rand McNally. 1st US edition, translated from the 1951 Swedish original Den Lyckliga ön by F. H. Lyon. 304 PP, plus 16 pages with 36 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the Atoll of Raroia and Takume. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped, lightly soiled and a few rubbed patches), o/wise a near fine copy. 21.5 x 14.
The carefree life in 1949 on the atoll of Raroia where Bengt returned with his wife two years after the end of the Kon Tiki expedition.
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$30

12621
DANIELSSON, Bengt
TAHITI, Circle Island Tour Guide

Papeete. 1976. Editions du Pacifique. 1st Ed. 86 PP with b/w illustrations. Eps: Folded map of the island. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 21 x 17.5. 2857000596
History and places of interest.
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$15

46010
DANIELSSON, Bengt
TERRY IN THE SOUTH SEAS

London. 1959. George Allen & Unwin. 1st English edition translated from the Swedish original Villervalle I Söderhavet by Reginald Spink. 216 PP with illustrations by Pierre Heyman. Hard cover,dj (price- clipped). Dust jacket lightly rubbed, foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 15.
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$15

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

Uppsala. 1955. Saxon & Lindströms Förlag. 1st Ed. 244 PP, with 4 maps, 13 figures and 28 tables, plus 1 folded plate (figure 13), 1 large folded map and 2 maps at end of book, and 8 pages with 12 b/w illust. Illustrated soft cover. Fine. Scarce. 23.4 x 15.8.
Environment and natural resources. Aboriginal culture. History of culture contacts... Land ownership. Subsistence activities...
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$50

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

Paris. 1993. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 656 PP with 30 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Crease on lower corner of the front cover. Near fine. French text. 21.4 x 13.5. 273841835X
The transformation of French Polynesia into a Nuclear Colony since testing began on Mururoa Atoll in 1963. The effects on the political statute of these archipelagoes...
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$45

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

Melbourne. 1986. Penguin. Second revised edition of the 1977 English first edition,(French original of 1974). Foreword on the Rainbow Warrior Affair, by Chris Masters. XIV, 324, (4 adv.) PP with 3 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Lower corner front cover repaired. Foxing. Very good. 19.7 x 13. 0140081305
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$15

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

Papeete. 1978. Hibiscus Editions. 1st edition. Volume II: 496 PP with b/w illustrations throughout (maps, paintings, photos), and illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt decoration (Hibiscus) on front cover and spine, gilt title on spine. Spine slightly rubbed. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. French text. 31.5 x 23.5.
The main events in the history of Eastern and French Polynesia: 1834-1863
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$300

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

Papeete. 1977. Hibiscus Editions. 1st edition. Volume V: 496 PP with 10 colour plates and b/w illustrations throughout (maps, paintings, photos), and illustrated endpapers (Nini et Taitua, Tahitiennes). Cloth cover, gilt decoration (Hibiscus) on front cover and spine, gilt title on spine. Short tear (1 cm) at head of spine. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. French text. 31.5 x 23.5.
The main events in the history of Eastern and French Polynesia: 1914-1939
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$300

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

Paris. 1982. Société des Océanistes. 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.
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$20

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

Paris. 1963. La Table Ronde. 1st Ed., introduced by Robert Argod. 247, (6) PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 21 b/w photos. Pictorial card covers (lightly rubbed and soiled). Foxing spots on outside edges and some pages. Contents very good. French text. Scarce. 20 x 14.
Settlement of Polynesia and voyages of the Polynesian races.
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$25

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

Paris. 1962. Editions France-Empire. 1st Ed. 285 PP with 9 maps, plus 12 pages with 25 b/w illustrations. Soft cover, dj. Pages uncut, light foxing of edges. Near fine. French text. 19.2 x 14.
History of Tahiti and French Polynesia, as well as the two other French Polynesian outliers of Uvea/Wallis and Futuna Islands.
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$20

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

Papeete. 1999. Editions des Mers Australes. 1st Ed. 28 PP with colour illustrations by Mickey. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 22.8 x 22.8. 290580811X
Tale of the Island of Raivavae, Austral Islands.
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$45

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

Papeete. 2004. Editions des Mers Australes. 1st Ed. 28 PP with colour illustrations by Philippe Deschaux. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 22.8 x 22.8. 2905808160
Tale on the origin of the coconut tree and the Lake of Vaihiria, Island of Tahiti.
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$35

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

Papeete. 2012. Au Vent des Iles. 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
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$90

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

Papeete. 1997. Editions des Mers Australes. 1st Ed. 28 PP with colour illustrations by Alain Joannis. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 22.8 x 22.8. 2905808101
Tale on the origin of the coconut tree and the Lake of Vaihiria, Island of Tahiti.
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$35

70362
DE CURTON, Docteur Emile
TAHITI - Terre Française Combattante

London. 1942. Publications de la France Combattante. 1st edition with a preface by René Pleven. Brochure No. 101. (4), 103 PP with 3 head pieces (with colour), 4 maps (2 with colour) and 53 b/w photos. Fp: large folded map. Stiff cover, illustrated front. Front cover with a crease at lower corner and name of previous owner at top. Occasional foxing. French text. Very good. 24 x 17.7.
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$70

65257
DE CURTON, Emile
TAHITI

Alger. 1945. Office Français d' Edition / Service des Publications de la France Combattante. 1st edition limited to 3000 copies, published in London. 141, (3) PP with 3 head pieces, 4 maps and 37 b/w photos. Fp: large folded map. Illustrated soft cover. Lower part of 10 last leaves and rear cover slightly damaged (not allecting text or photos). Very good. French text. 21 x 15.8.
The involvement of a doctor to rally French Polynesia to join the fighting forces of the free-French of De Gaulle. He later became Governor there.
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$25

42591
DE CURTON, Emile
TAHITI

Alger. 1945. Office Français d' Edition / Service des Publications de la France Combattante. 1st edition limited to 3000 copies, published in London. 143 PP with 3 head pieces, 4 maps and 37 b/w photos. Fp: large folded map. Illustrated soft cover. Ex library copy (stamps of the South Pacific Commission and pocket inside front cover). Spine reinforced. French text. Very good. 21 x 16.
The involvement of a doctor to rally French Polynesia to join the fighting forces of the free-French of De Gaulle. He later became Governor there.
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$20

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

Paris. 1973. Société des Océanistes. 1st Ed., publication No. 31. 178 PP with 2 maps plus 32 pages of Annex with documents & 20 pages with 57 b/w photos. Card cover, dj. Near fine. French text. 25 x 16.2.
The involvement of a doctor to rally French Polynesia to join the fighting forces of the free-French of De Gaulle. He later became Governor there.
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$45

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

Papeete. 1997. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. (8), VI, 15 - 406 PP with 1 map. Pictorial hard cover. French text. Near fine. 22.5 x 14.2. 2909790614
Biography of a Belgian citizen who, during his trading voyages from Chile, studied Tahiti and some other islands. He became Consul of the United States and France in Tahiti and helped the French protectorate in spite of the British Consul George Pritchard. In 1846 he moved to California as French Consul.
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$45

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

Nouméa. 2003. Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie. 1st Ed., with a preface by Brigitte Girardin. 282 PP with tables, b/w figures (graphs, maps, organigrams...) and 32 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.8. 2913090540
Comprehensive study of the 3 overseas territories of France in the Pacific: demography, culture, religion, economy, finances...
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$50

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

Paris. 2003. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 560 PP with 1 family tree, 2 maps, and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 16. 2747555143
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$50

71323
DE LARIGAUDIE, Guy
RESONANCES DU SUD

Paris. 1947. Librairie Plon. Reprint of the 1938 original. (8), 230, (2) PP with 2 maps on double page (voyages of the "Tooya" and the "Manureva") and (Rurutu Island), plus 16 pages with 22 b/w photos. Soft cover, illustrated front. Pages uncut. Ageing of paper, not affecting the plates. French text. Overall a very nice copy. 18.7 x 12.
Voyage of discovery to the archipelagoes of the Australes, Gambier and Tuamotus in the mid-1930's. The author was accompanying the French Governor Sautot during his annual travels.
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$60

31512
DE MONTENARS, Gilles
ATOLLS SANGLANTS

Papeete. 1998. Au Vent des Iles 1st Ed. 302, (4) PP. French text. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 18.3 x 12.5. 2909790703
Polynesian thriller/novel. Nazi war treasure buried in the Tuamotus, and unearthed by the gigantic waves of a cyclone...
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$20

56797
DE SAINT-EXUPERY, Antoine
TE TAMAITI ARI'I ITI, e te mau hoho'a papa'i a te taparau iho

Papeete. 2006. Haere Po. 1st Ed. Translated from the 1946 French original in Reo tahiti by John Faatae Martin. 96 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, illustrated covers. Text in Reo Ma'ohi. Fine. 21.8 x 17. 2904171597
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$85

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

Paris. 2011. L'Harmattan. 1st edition. No. 10, in Collection "Portes Océanes". 199, (3) PP. Soft cover. French text. New. 24 x 15.5. 9782296545595
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$55

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

New York. 1992. Clarkson Potter. 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.
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$15

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

London. 1992. Collins & Brown. 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.
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$20

58851
DESCHAMPS Aiu
10 ETAPES GOURMANDES EN POLYNESIE FRANCAISE

Papeete. 2008. Editions Le Motu. 1st Ed. 104 PP with colour illustrations (1 map and photos by Cécile Flipo). Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, illustrated boards. French text. New. 25.6 x 25.6. 9782915105537
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$55

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

Paris. 2007. Editions le Motu & Editions A. Barthélemy. 1st Ed. 170, (5 notes) PP with 1 b/w tailpiece by Jacques Boullaire & colour illustrations throughout (13 maps, over 10 paintings and 130 photos). Eps: Map of French Polynesia. Laminated pictorial boards. French text. Fine. 23.5 x 17.
Traditional society, first contacts (Spaniards, English), French colonization. Guide to each island of the Group.
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$50

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

Papeete. 2002. Editions Le Motu & Editions A. Barthélemy 1st bilingual edition. 206 PP with b/w & colour illustrations throughout. Eps: map of French Polynesia. Laminated pictorial boards. French & English text. Fine. 23.3 x 17. 2879231744
Traditional society, first contacts (Spaniards, English), French colonization. Guide to each island of the Group.
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$35

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

Paris. 1994. Editions le Motu. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w & colour illustrations throughout. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. French text. 23.3 x 17. 2950397131
Traditional society, first contacts (Spaniards, English), French colonization. Guide to each island of the Group.
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$20

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

Papeete. 2006. Editions Le Motu. 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.
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$45

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

Papeete. 1992. Editions Haere Po No Tahiti. 1st Ed. 28 PP with 13 drawings of birds on full page. Inside front cover: Map of French Polynesia with extinct or endangered birds. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 23. 2904171340
Colouring book with 13 pages of drawings with 19 species of birds.
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$15

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

Papeete. 2005. ISEPP / Au Vent des Iles. Bulletin No. 2, du LARSH (Laboratoire de Recherche en Sciences Humaines de Polynésie Française). 428 PP, (4 publications) with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on front endpaper dated and signed by Annie Baert, co-author. French text (with abstracts in English, French and Ma'ohi). A few foxing spots on outside top edge, o/wise fine. 22.3 x 14.5. 2909790185
19 papers on anthropology, culture, ethnology and linguistics, sociology...
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$60

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

Papeete. 2005. ISEPP / Au Vent des Iles. Bulletin No. 2, du LARSH (Laboratoire de Recherche en Sciences Humaines de Polynésie Française). 428 PP, (4 publications) with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text (with abstracts in English, French and Ma'ohi). Fine. 22.3 x 14.5. 2909790185
19 papers on anthropology, culture, ethnology and linguistics, sociology...
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$40

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

Papeete. 2002. ISEPP / Au Vent des Iles. Bulletin du LARSH No. 1 (Laboratoire de Recherche en Sciences Humaines de Polynésie Française). 201 PP, (3 publications) with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. New. French text (with abstracts in English, French and Ma'ohi). 22.3 x 14.5. 2909790479
13 papers on anthropology, culture, ethnology, archaeology, marine archaeology and language.
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$40

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

Putney, Vt., USA. 1989. Windmill Hill Press. Uncorrected proof copy, "bound for reviewing convenience". Volume 5 in the Ring of Fire series. (6), 140 PP with 1 map, 2 diagrams and 2 tables. Release letter by Windmill Hill, dated October 25, 1989 loosely inserted. Soft cover. Near fine. Scarce. 21 x 13.5. 0962250503
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$10

11528
DODD, Edward
LA LEGENDE DE MAUI - MAUI PEU TINI

Papeete. 1994. Haere po no Tahiti. 2nd edition of the 1964 US original. 60, (2), 60 PP with b/w illustrations by Jacques Boullaire. Pictorial card cover. French & Maohi text. Fine. 24.8 x 19. 2904171383
Myths and legends collected as early as 1928 by Edward Dodd.
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$50

21290
DODGE, Ernest S.
BALEINIERS A TAHITI

Paris. 1971. Société des Océanistes. 1st Ed. Dossier No. 11 in the Dossiers Tahitiens series. 32 PP with 31 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover (pêche à la baleine by Louis Garnera]. French text. Fine. 19 x 14.
Whaling ships in the South Pacific. Calls at Tahiti.
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$20

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

Paris. 1932. Institut d'Ethnologie, Université de Paris. 1st Ed., in "Travaux et Mémoires de l'Institut d'Ethnologie", XVIII. (6), 598, (2 publications) PP. Cloth cover, faded gilt title on spine. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 27 x 18.5.
Dictionary French/Marquesan: Pages 1 to 552. Exercises: Pages 553 to 571. Supplement to dictionary Marquesan/French: Pages 573 to 598.
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$230

71363
D'ORLIAC, Jehanne
LES ILES AU PARFUM DE SANTAL, Nouvelle Calédonie, Nouvelles Hébrides

Paris. 1929. Editions Baudinière. 1st Ed. 250, (6 publications) PP with 1 map in text. Bound copy retaining the original wrappers (see image). Cloth cover with title on label pasted down on spine, marbled endpapers. Ageing of paper and foxing. French text. Near fine. 18.8 x 13.
Description and history of New Caledonia and Vanuatu (then New Hebrides), at the turn of the 20th Century.
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$75

52240
DORSENNE, Jean
LA FEMME DES ILES

Paris. 1929. La Nouvelle Société d' Edition. Edition limited to 1910 copies. Number 147 / 175 on art paper (vergé de Rives). Volume 3 in Collection Elles. 115, (3) PP. Fp (in colour): Portrait of a Vahine by Michel de Lafargue. Pictorial soft cover with a few nicks. Covers slightly soiled. Pages uncut. Very good copy. French text. 20.5 x 15.5.
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$50

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

Brisbane. 1998. Natural Health Books. 1st Australian edition. 16 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 14.
Ancient Health Miracle for modern times.
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$5

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

Papeete. 1994. Editions de Tahiti. Revised edition of the 1989 original. 140 PP, (1 adv.). Pictorial soft cover. Covers lightly soiled. Dedicatory note on page 5 dated and signed by the author. French text. Near fine. 19 x 11.5. 2907776096
Seven delightful tales of Tahiti.
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$15

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

Papeete. 1989. Editions de Tahiti. 1st edition. 127, (5) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Covers lightly soiled. Dedicatory note on page 3 dated and signed by the author. French text. Very good. 18 x 14. 2907776010
Seven delightful tales of Tahiti.
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$20

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

Papeete. 1994. Editions de Tahiti. Revised edition of the 1989 original. 140 PP, (1 adv.). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 19 x 11.5. 2907776096
Seven delightful tales of Tahiti.
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$10

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

Nouméa. 2004. Editions Ile de Lumière. 1st edition. Volume 7 in the 101 mots pour comprendre series. 250 PP with 2 maps in colour, 6 colour illustrations, 3 b/w and 25 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on page (2), dated and signed by co-author Annie Baert. French text. Fine. 19 x 13. 2912429196
101 Words (explanations) to understand and discover French Polynesia.
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$40

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

Nouméa. 2004. Editions Ile de Lumière. 1st edition. Volume 7 in the 101 mots pour comprendre series. 250 PP with 2 maps in colour, 6 colour illustrations, 3 b/w and 25 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 19 x 13. 2912429196
101 Words (explanations) to understand and discover French Polynesia.
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$30

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

Papeete. 2003. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed., in Nouvelles du Pacifique series. 133, (3 publications) PP. Pictorial soft cover. New. French text. 21 x 12.4. 2909790983
20 short stories, set in French Polynesia.
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$50

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

Papeete. 2003. Editions le Motu / Editions Le Télégramme. 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.
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$50

33281
EGGLESTON, George T.
TAHITI - VOYAGE THROUGH PARADISE - The story of a small boat passage through the Society islands

London. c. 1955. Travel Book Club. Reprint of the 1954 UK edition. 190 PP with 1 map, and 9 head pieces. Hard cover, dj (rubbed). Signature of previous owner on FFEP, paper ageing somewhat, o/wise a nice clean copy. 22.2 x 14.
Calls in Tahiti, Moorea, Huahine, Raiatea & Tahaa, Bora Bora, Tubai, Maupiti, Mopelia & Rarotonga.
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$10

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

Paris. 1972. Musée de l'Homme. 1st French edition, translated by Marie Sergueiew and Colette de Buyer-Mimeure, and with a preface by Colin W. NewBury. Publications de la Société des Océanistes No. 25. Volume 2: (4), 482-943, (5) PP with 2 facsimiles (letter and signature) and 3 figures, plus 2 plates with 4 b/w illustrations. Fp: 2 views of Fare at Huahine. Soft cover. Pages mostly uncut. Near fine. 25.2 x 16.6.
... Including descriptions of the natural history and scenery of the Islands- with remarks on the history, mythology, traditions, government, arts, manners, and customs of the inhabitants.
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$60

38442
ELLIS, William
POLYNESIAN RESEARCHES - Hawaii

Rutland, Vermont. 1974. Charles E. Tuttle. 2nd printing of the 1969 edition. New Edition, Enlarged and Improved with a foreword by Edouard R. L. Doty. XIV, 471 PP with b/w illustrations. Half title page: Swimming in the Surf. Fp: Volcano of Kirauea. Pictorial card cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Lacks the chart of the Sandwich Isles, o/wise near fine. Small format: 15.4 x 10.7. 0804804761
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$20

47571
EMORY, Kenneth P.
TUAMOTUAN STONE STRUCTURES

Honolulu. 1934. Bernice P. Bishop Museum. 1st Ed. Bulletin No.118 of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum. (2), 78 PP with 71 figures, plus 10 plates with 19 b/w photos. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Near fine. 25.5 x 17.5.
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$100

66762
ESKRIDGE, Robert Lee
MANGA REVA - THE FORGOTTEN ISLANDS

Indianapolis. 1931. Bobbs-Merrill. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Eunice Tietjens. (2), XI, 12-286 PP with 9 b/w illustrations, plus 13 b/w plates by author and 6 pages with 13 b/w photos. Fp: The cathedral was finished at last. Eps: Map in colour of the Gambier Archipelago. Cloth cover, red lettering title on front board and spine, top edge tinted. Very good. 23.8 x 16.
The remote Gambier Archipelago.
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$45

32654
EYLEY, Claudia Pond (editor)
PROTEST AT MORUROA - First-hand accounts from the New Zealand-based Flotilla

Auckland. 1997. Tandem Press. 1st Ed. 208 PP with b/w illustrations (cartoons, drawings and photos). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 25 x 18.8. 1877178039
The Moruroa Pacific Peace Flotilla of 1995: a collection of 32 boats, 14 from New Zealand.
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$15

33901
EYRAUD, Arlette
TAHITI TODAY, and all its islands

Paris. 1990. Editions J.A. 1st English edition translated by Catherine McLeod. 240 PP, with 70 pages of colour photos, 4 pages of coloured drawings and 28 maps. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 28.7 x 14. 2869501447
Everything you want to know quickly on Tahiti and its Islands: history, economy, daily life. Second part: A guide for the tourist, island by island.
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$20

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

Paris. 1999. Centre des Hautes Etudes sur l'Afrique et l'Asie Modernes. 1st Ed. 218, (6) PP with 1 map and 4 tables. Illustrated card cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.5. 2903182472
13 Papers presented at a seminar held 9-10 November 1998. Cultural identity and French Polynesia, by Louise Peltzer. Kanak cultural identity, by Octave Togna... Immigration in Overseas Territories, by Jean-Pierre Doumenge...
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$80

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

Nouméa. 1992. CTRDP. 1st Ed. 152 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 27 x 17.5.
Comparative study of the different constitutions of French overseas territories: French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Wallis & Futuna & French Antarctic Territory.
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$45

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

Paris. 2005. Seuil. Issue 113, April 2005. 253, (3) PP. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 15. 2020688778
France and Overseas Departments and Territories of France.
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$40

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

Marseille. 2011. Presses Universitaires d'Aix-Marseille. 1st Ed., in Collection Droit d' Outre-Mer. 438 PP (2) with tables, 1 sketch map (British Commonwealth of Nations) and 6 maps (in colour) of Oceania. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24.5 x 15.7. 9782731407778
Seminar held in Nouméa: 7 to 11 March, 2011.
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$60

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

Marseille. 2011. Presses Universitaires d'Aix-Marseille. 1st Ed., in Collection Droit d' Outre-Mer. (12), 453-878 PP, (2) with tables, 8 graphs (in colour), 5 b/w and 10 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24.5 x 15.7. 9782731407891
Seminar held in Nouméa: 7 to 11 March, 2011.
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$60

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

Paris. 2006. L'Harmattan & Groupe de Recherche en Histoire Océanienne Contemporaine. 1st Ed., No. 2 in Collection Portes Océanes. 242, (2) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747597814
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$30

55595
FAGES, Jean
PETIT ATLAS DE LA POLYNESIE FRANCAISE

Paris. 1983. Société des Océanistes. 1st Ed. Dossier No. 19 in the Dossiers Tahitiens series. 40 PP with 1 plan and 32 maps. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 19 x 14.
Cartographic handbook of French Polynesia.
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$20

57737
FARWELL, George
LAST DAYS IN PARADISE

Adelaide. 1964. Rigby. 1st Ed. 222 PP plus 12 pages with 14 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with chips. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing spots. Very good. 22 x 14.
Tahiti then and now. Rediscovery of Tahiti after an absence of 25 years and the arrival by jet on the 8000 ft. runway in 1963.
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$5

12580
FARWELL, George
LAST DAYS IN PARADISE

Adelaide. 1964. Rigby. 1st Ed. 222 PP plus 12 pages with 14 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots. Very good. 22 x 14.
Tahiti then and now. Rediscovery of Tahiti after an absence of 25 years and the arrival by jet on the 8000 ft. runway in 1963.
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$10

56962
FAVRE, Jean-François
LEGENDES POLYNESIENNES GRAVURES SUR BOIS

Papeete. 2007. Haere Po No Tahiti. Reprint of the 1991 original. Preface by Philippe Draperi. (2), 70, (2) PP, plus 36 woodcuts on full page. Pictorial soft cover. Text in French and Ma'ohi (Tahitian). Oblong. 21 x 29.5. 2904171257
Twenty-eight Polynesian legends.
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$100

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

Paris. 1929. Editions Duchartre & Van Buggenhoudt. 1st Ed., in Collection Laque Orange Aventures et Voyages, with a foreword by Jean Dorsenne. XXX, (2), 34 PP (2), plus 1 map, 1 drawing and 2 coloured engravings. Soft cover, paper browned on edges/margins, o/wise near fine. French text. Scarce. 20.4 x 15.2.
The discovery of Tahiti in 1767 by a young apprentice attached to the Bougainville expedition.
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$45

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

Paris. 1997. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 214, (10 adv.) PP with tables and 3 figures. Illustrated card cover. French text. Fine. 21.4 x 13.2. 2738457517
French language in use in Tahiti. Opposition between the language spoken at home and in use at school. Writing of the Reo Maohi in the Society Islands...
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$25

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

Paris. 1994. Editions Maisonneuve-Larose. 1st Ed. 134 PP with 2 figures. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 13.2. 2706811250
9 papers presented at a seminar held in 1992/93 by the Laboratoire des Sciences du Langage, Université Française du Pacifique.
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$25

15659
FIDLON, Paul G. & RYAN, R. J. (editors)
THE JOURNAL OF ARTHUR BOWES SMYTH: Surgeon, Lady Penrhyn 1787-1789

Sydney. 1979. Australian Documents Library. 1st Ed. XX, 196 PP with 27 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 25 x 18.7. 0908219008
Lady Penrhyn, first fleeter, brought over 100 female convicts from England, returned home via Lord Howe, Kermadec, Tahiti, Penrhyn in the Cook Islands, Guam...
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$30

57629
FINNEY, Ben R.
HOKULE'A, THE WAY TO TAHITI

New York. 1979. Dodd, Mead & Co. 1st Ed. X, 310 PP with illustrations by Richard Rhodes and 12 b/w photos, plus 8 pages with 11 colour photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket chipped and with short tears. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 23.5 x 16. 0396077196
The long and demanding experimental voyage and the troubled attempt at a cultural revival.
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$15

12568
FINNEY, Ben R.
POLYNESIAN PEASANTS AND PROLETARIANS

Cambridge, Mass. 1973. Schenkman. 1st Ed. (10), 148 PP with 4 figures, 5 maps, 6 b/w photos & 16 tables in text. Cloth cover, dj. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. A little light foxing on endpapers, o/wise near fine. 23.3 x 15.8.
The changes which confronted Tahiti and its inhabitants in the 20th century. Study of two different communities: Valley of A'ou'a on Tahiti-Nui and the island of Mai'ao.
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$30

33223
FIRTH, Raymond
EXTRATERRITORIALITY AND THE TIKOPIA CHIEFS

London. 1969. Man. Reprint from Man, Vol 4, No. 3, September 1969. P.354 to 378. Soft cover. Note "Bill, from Raymond" at top of front cover, signed by Raymond Firth. Very good. 24.8 x 15.5.
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$20

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

Auckland. 1970. The Polynesian Society. September 1970. 272-287 PP with 2 figures. Soft cover. Dedicatory note to "Ian (Hogbin), from Raymond" at top of front cover, signed by Raymond Firth. Very good. 24.2 x 15.2.
Article by Raymond Firth: Sibling terms in Polynesia.
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$20

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

London. 1926. The Folk-Lore Society. June 1926. Reprint from Folk-Lore, Transaction of the Folk-Lore Society, 134-153 PP with 2 figures. Soft cover. Dedicatory note to "Ian H. Hogbin, from Raymond" at top of front cover, signed and dated by Raymond Firth. Very good. 22 x 14.2.
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$25

33220
FIRTH, Raymond
TIKOPIA RITUAL AND BELIEF

Boston. 1967. Beacon Press. 1st US edition. 374 PP with 1 figure, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Cloth cover, device in blind on front board, gilt title on spine, dj (rubbed). Remainder mark on bottom edge, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.5.
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$20

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

Metz. 2010. Société Française d' Ethnopharmacologie Bulletin No. 46. Special Issue, December 2010. 92 PP. Contains articles from P.7 to 74 with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 29.7 x 21.
13 papers - 1 on Pacific - 1 on Vanuatu - 5 on New Caledonia & 6 on French Polynesia.
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$40

36096
FORCE, Roland W.
ANNUAL REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR FOR 1964

Honolulu. 1965. Bishop Museum Press. 1st Ed. 90 PP with 10 b/w photos. Card cover. Fine. 25.7 x 17.7.
Report, financial statement, then scientific functions on Anthropology, Botany, Entomology, Geology and Zoology.
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$35

37553
FREMY, Marc
TROIS PAPIERS AUX CLOUS, UN AMOUR CHINOIS

Papeete. 2000. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 228, (2) PP. Pictorial soft cover. New. French text. 19.3 x 11. 2909790738
Novel set in French Polynesia.
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$50

60524
FRENCH POLYNESIA
TAHITI - Air New Zealand

Auckland. c. 1970. Air New Zealand. No pagination, 8 PP with colour illustrations (2 maps and 17 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22 x 17.
Travel brochue describing the islands of French Polynesia in the 1970's.
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$5

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

Papeete. 2000. Service Educatif des Archives Territoriales / Ministère des Finances et des Réformes Administratives. Issue No. 3, 4th term 2000. Foreword by Michel Bailleul. 76 PP with facsimiles of documents & newspaper clippings, and 10 b/w photos. Inside back cover: map in colour of the Tuamotu-Gambier archipelago. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.
A history of Mother of Pearl and Pearls in the Tuamotu-Gambier Archipelago.
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$30

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

Papeete. 2001. Service Educatif des Archives Territoriales / Ministère de la Culture, de l'Enseignement et de la Recherche. Issue No. 4, December 2001. Foreword by Michel Bailleul. 76 PP with 10 portraits and 35 facsimiles of newspapers. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.
An outlook of Newspapers in French Polynesia.
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$30

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

Papeete. 2002. Service Educatif des Archives de Polynésie Française / Ministère de la Culture, de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche. Issue No. 5, November 2002. Introduction by Michel Bailleul. 104 PP with facsimiles of documents & newspapers, and b/w illustrations (2 portraits and 12 photos or postcards). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.
The Great war of 1914-1918, seen from Tahiti.
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$30

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

Papeete. 2003. Service Educatif des Archives de Polynésie Française / Ministère de la Culture, de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche. Issue No. 6, December 2003. Introduction by Michel Bailleul. 92 PP with graphs, tables and facsimiles of documents & newspapers, and 14 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.
Agriculture in French Polynesia: 1955-1965, revival attempts.
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$30

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

Papeete. 2004. Service Educatif des Archives de Polynésie Française / Ministère de la Culture, de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche. Issue No. 7, November 2004. Introduction by Michel Bailleul. 88 PP with facsimiles of documents & newspapers, and 4 b/w illustrations (2 engravings & 2 photos). Inside front cover: map of the Marquesas Islands. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.
The Marquesas Islands.
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$30

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

Papeete. 2005. Service Educatif des Archives de Polynésie Française / Ministère de la Jeunesse, de la Culture et du Patrimoine. Issue No. 8, December 2005. Introduction by Michel Bailleul. 104 PP with facsimiles of documents & newspapers, and 14 b/w illustrations (4 cartoons and 10 photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.
1972-1977: towards Self Government in French Polynesia.
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$30

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

Papeete. 2006. Service Educatif des Archives de Polynésie Française / Ministère de la Jeunesse, de la Culture et du Patrimoine. Issue No. 9, December 2006. Foreword by Michel Bailleul. 92 PP with facsimiles of documents and 10 b/w illustrations (bank notes, engravings, photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.
Daily life in French Polynesia between 1875 and 1950.
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$30

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

Papeete. 2000. Archives Territoriales / Ministère des Finances et des Réformes Administratives. Issue No. 1, 4th term 2000. 32 PP with 1 organigram, 4 graphs, 21 b/w and 9 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Covers slightly soiled. French text. Near fine. 28 x 19.5.
In the 1950's: Begining of Air Services, ... From Etablissements Français de l'Océanie to French Polynesia; ... Economy.
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$30

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

Papeete. 1999. Service Educatif des Archives Territoriales / Ministère des Finances et des Réformes Administratives. Issue No. 2, 4th term 1999. 74 PP with facsimiles of documents and 5 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.
Land Issues in French Polynesia.
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$25

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

Paris. 2002. CNRS Editions. April 2002. Edited by Tamatoa BAMBRIDGE, Jean-Pierre DOUMENGE, Bruno OLLIVIER, et al. 634, (22 publications) PP with graphs, tables and 5 maps. Soft cover. Fine. French text (with English abstracts between pages 595 and 626). 22 x 22. 2271060311
Over 60 papers on: knowledge, history, communication and politics, in the overseas communities, countries and territories, of France.
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$40

60583
FRIESS, Michel & SCHMIT, Claude
PAPEETE - TAHITI - FRENCH POLYNESIA (in Distance - Magazine de Voyages UTA et SOFITEL - No. 99)

Paris. 1990. Distance. Issue No. 99, March-April 1990. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Contains 6 articles between pages 36 and 79. Pictorial soft cover. Text in French and English. Near fine. 27 x 21.
Papeete, Capital of Tahiti and French Polynesia turns a lively one hundred, by Jean-Marie Dallet. Underwater Polynesia, by Bernard Gorsky. The Polynesian Migrations. Vanilla in Tahiti, by Jean Saintonge. The Black Pearl of Tahiti, by Paule Salomon. The Leeward Islands, by Bruno Barbier. Papuan Trail: an incursion into prehistory, by Patrice Franceschi.
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$25

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

Paris. 1911. Action Coloniale et Maritime. Bulletin No. 6, December 1911. (4), 137- 164, (4 adverts) PP with 3 maps. Soft wrappers are browned and chipped around edges. Staples have been removed. Stamp of previous owner on front cover, title page and 1 map. Light pencil underlining of text on a few pages, o/wise very good. French text. Scarce. 29 x 22.
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$80

43928
GAIN, André & MARGUERON, Daniel
AUX JARDINS DES MERS

Papeete. 2002. Editions Otaha. New edition of the 1942 original, introduced, increased and illustrated by Daniel Margueron. 228 PP with 116 b/w illustrations (3 paintings and 113 photos) and 4 colour illustrations (watercolours by Author). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 23.5 x 17. 2951935900
French Polynesia between September 1936 and April 1937.
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$40

40473
GANNIER, Alexandre
BALEINES & DAUPHINS DE POLYNESIE

Papeete. 2001. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed, in collection Survol. 72 PP with 1 map, 71 colour photos and 16 b/w drawings for the identification guide. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text (English and French text for the identification guide of 18 pages). 20 x 13. 2909790134
Whales and dolphins of French Polynesia, with a bilingual (English & French identification guide).
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$35

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

Papeete. 2003. Au Vent des Iles. 1st edition. 280 PP with b/w illustrations (6 charts, 10 coastal views, 3 plates with artifacts and 5 facsimiles of documents). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 22.2 x 14.5. 2909790452
Voyage of the Solide around the world 1790-92. Discovery of the northern part of the Marquesas Islands.
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$40

37109
GARENNE, Ren
JEAN DES ILES

Papeete. 1999. Au vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 256, (2) PP. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 20.4 x 12. 2909790754
A novel.
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$30

47862
GAUGUIN
AGENDA 2003 P. GAUGUIN

Papeete. 2002. Editions Le Motu. 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. 28 x 21.6.
Diary published on the 100th anniversary of the death of Paul Gauguin in 1903.
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$15

45004
GAUGUIN, Paul
ANCIEN CULTE MAHORIE

Paris. 2001. Hermann / Editeurs des Sciences et des Arts. 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
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$20

11345
GAUGUIN, Paul
AVANT ET APRES

Tahiti. 1989. Editions Avant et Après. 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.
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$25

58411
GAUGUIN, Paul
CALENDRIER 1995 - P. GAUGUIN TAHITI

Papeete. 1994. Edition Association des Amis du Musée Gauguin. Calendar for 1995 with 14 colour illustrations. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 27.
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$10

37449
GAUGUIN, Paul
NOA NOA

New York. 1958. Noonday Press. 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.
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$15

52373
GAUGUIN, Paul
NOA NOA

New York. 1920. Nicholas L. Brown. 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.
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$15

37435
GAUGUIN, Paul
NOA NOA - The Tahiti Journal of Paul Gauguin

San Francisco. 1994. Chronicle Books. 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.
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$20

37434
GAUGUIN, Paul
NOA NOA - The Tahitian Journal

New York. 1985. Dover. 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
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$10

13418
GAUGUIN, Paul
NOA NOA - Voyage to Tahiti

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).
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$55

62986
GAUGUIN, Paul
PAUL GAUGUIN'S INTIMATE JOURNALS

New York. 1936. Crown Publishers. 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.
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$35

12574
GAUGUIN, Paul
THE WRITINGS OF A SAVAGE, Paul Gauguin

New York. 1978. Viking Press / Book Club. 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,..
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$15

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

Bruxelles. 1994. Editions Complexe. 1st Ed., No. 23 in Le Regard Littéraire series. 124, (4) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 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.
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$10

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

Paris. 1853. Firmin Didot Frères. 1st Ed. (8), 284 PP with 3 tables. Cloth covers faded around edges, gilt title on damaged spine (back hinge and split on front hinge). Offsetting on endpapers, occasional foxing. Copy in need of rebacking. Book complete with contents in near fine condition. Image shows title-page. Scarce. 21.7 x 14.
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$750

51346
GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES [THE]
THE AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHER - Vol. 111, No.7 - March 1940

Sydney. 1940. The Geographical Society of New South Wales. 40 PP with b/w photos. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper, few foxing spots. Near fine. 24.8 x 18.5.
Articles: TAHITI. A short sketch of the island's discovery, occupation and history, by Eric Ramsden, Australian Climatology, by Elizabeth F. Lawrence..
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$15

32379
GIBSON, Michael
PAUL GAUGUIN

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
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$15

50799
GOLDSMITH, Jane Turner
POINCIANA

Adelaide. 2006. Wakefield Press. Reprint of the 2006 original. VIII, 216 PP. Pictorial soft cover. New. 21 x 13.5. 1862546991
Novel set in New Caledonia. Search for her father during the political turmoils of the mid to late 1980s.
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$10

13155
GOLDWATER, Robert
PAUL GAUGUIN

New York. 1983. Harry N. Abrams. 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
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$30

11594
GORSKY, Bernard
ISLAND AT THE END OF THE WORLD

London. 1966. Rupert Hart-Davis. 1st English edition. Translated from the French original "La Dernière Ile" by Alan Houghton Brodrick. 171 PP, plus 44 pages with 66 colour photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped & rubbed). Some foxing. Very good. 22 x 14.5.
A year through the outposts of the French Pacific: Tahiti, Wallis, New Caledonia (Loyalty Islands, Isle of Pines).
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$15

46839
GORSKY, Bernard
LA DERNIERE ILE

Paris. 1965. Editions Albin Michel. 1st Ed. 208, (4) PP with 4 maps, plus 44 pages with 1 b/w and 66 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Spine with a crease. Occasional foxing. Very good. French text. 21.5 x 14.6.
A year through the outposts of the French Pacific: Tahiti, Wallis, New Caledonia (Loyalty Islands, Isle of Pines).
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$10

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

Sydney. 1996. Nationwide News Pty. Ltd. Issue August 31 -September 1, 1996. Contains articles from P. 32 to 34 with 6 colour photos. Soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 20.3.
Cruising the Marquesas Islands, South Pacific, in the wake of Gauguin.
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$10

64875
GREY, Zane
TALES OF TAHITIAN WATERS

Lyon, Miss. USA. 1991. Derrydale Press. Deluxe, leather-bound reprint of the original in a limited edition of 2500 hand numbered copies (No. 947/2500). Special Introduction and signed by Dr.Loren Grey, son of author Zane Grey. (4), VI, 303 PP, plus 52 pages with 47 b/w illustrations (2 watercolour and 45 photos). Fp: The Zane Grey Outfit at Flower Point Camp, Vairao, Tahiti. Endpapers with photos by the author. Leather bound, raised bands on spine, gilt decoration on covers, gilt title on front cover and spine. All edges gilt. Fine (mint condition). 27 x 19.5.
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$100

45020
GUILLIN, Jean
L' ARCHIPEL DES AUSTRALES

Paris. 2001. Editions A. Barthélemy & Le Motu. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 3 tables, colour illustrations (2 drawings, 2 plans, 8 maps, and 167 photos). Eps: sketch map of French Polynesia. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 23.3 x 17. 2879231388
Traditional society, first contacts, French colonization. Guide to each island of the Group (Maria, Rimatara, Rurutu, Tubuai, Raivavae, Rapa, & Marotiri).
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$65

55706
GUILLIN, Jean
L' ARCHIPEL DES TUAMOTU ET DES GAMBIER

Paris. 2004. Editions A. Barthélemy & Le Motu. 1st Ed. 216 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, plans, maps, and photos). Eps: sketch map of French Polynesia. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 23.3 x 17. 287929204X
Traditional society, first contacts, French colonization. Guide to each island of these archipelagoes.
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$60

47577
HALDANE, Charlotte
TEMPEST OVER TAHITI

London. 1963. Constable. 1st Ed. (8), 200 PP with 2 maps & 1 genealogical tree, plus 1 b/w plate (portrait of George Pritchard). Fp: Queen Pomare & the French landing at Tahiti. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, fine dj. A near fine copy. Scarce in this condition. 22.2 x 14.8.
The drama/tragedy of Queen Pomare of Tahiti, whose reign was disrupted by the colonial rivalries of two nations: Great Britain & France, fuelled by the ambitions of George Pritchard & Admiral Dupetit-Thouars.
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$25

33289
HANDY, Willowdean C.
THUNDER FROM THE SEA

Auckland. 1973. Longman Paul. 1st N.Z. Ed. XX, 336 PP with 1 tail piece and 44 head pieces. FEP: Map of Nukuhiva. REP: Plan of Taiohae. Cloth cover (marked), dj. A near fine copy. 22 x 14.5. 0582717302
Partly fictional, partly biographical story on the Marquesas. Island life, before & after the arrival of white man.
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$10

13136
HANDY, Willowdean C.
THUNDER FROM THE SEA

Canberra. 1973. ANU Press. 1st Ed. XX, 336 PP with 1 tail piece and 8 head piece. FEP: Map of Nukuhiva. REP: Plan of Taiohae. Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. 22 x 14.5. 070810262X
Partly fictional, partly biographical story on the Marquesas. Island life, before & after the arrival of white man.
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$10

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

Paris. 1973. Musée de l'Homme. 1st French edition, translated by Odette Pelloli. Publications de la Société des Océanistes series - No.32. 53; (3) PP. Stiff cover, title of front cover ans spine, dj. Near fine. Scarce. French text. 25 x 16.
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$50

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

Paris. 1973. Musée de l'Homme. 1st French edition, translated by Odette Pelloli. Publications de la Société des Océanistes series - No.33. VIII, 257 PP with 1 map, 5 tables, 6 figures, and 30 bw photos in text. Soft cover, dj. French text. Near fine. 25 x 16.
Study on the French Polynesian Island of Rapa Iti, and its inhabitants. The author, an anthropologist from the University of Kansas, lived there between December 1963 and November 1964.
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$40

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

Boston. 1970. Little, Brown & Co. 1st Printing. XIV, 227 PP with 2 maps, 5 tables, 6 figures & 16 b/w photos. Fp: Map of the Central Pacific. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 13.5.
Rapa in the Australs: its history, land, food, households, social relations, the village and the island community.
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$20

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

Prospect Heights, IL. 1983. Waveland Press Inc. Reprint of 1970 original. IX, (3), 227 PP with 2 maps, 5 tables, 6 fig. & 16 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 21.5 x 14. 0881330299
Rapa in the Australs: its history, land, food, households, social relations, the village and the island community.
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$25

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

Papeete. 2003. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 53, (3 publications) PP with b/w and colour illustrations by Gotz. Laminated pictorial boards. French text. New. 30.2 x 23.6. 2909790916
Legends, on the arrival and impact of Byron on the continent of Hawaiki Nui.
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$60

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

Kanazawa, Japan. 1982. The University of Kanazawa. 1st Ed. 430 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (figures, graphs, maps, photos), plus 1 folded map of Rea with list of place names. Soft cover. Signature of previous owner at top corner of front cover. Corners a littled bumped, o/wise near fine. 25.8 x 18.2.
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$175

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

Papeete. 1998. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 358 PP, plus 16 pages Album Photo with 36 b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff cover. French text. Fine. 22.5 x 14.5. 2909790649
Biography of Francis Sanford, father of the Tahitian autonomy wrestled from France.
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$35

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

Sydney. 1992. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. XVI, (2), 292 PP with 7 maps, photos, and tables. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on title page, dated and signed by the author. Fine. 21.5 x 14. 044423276
French presence in the region until WWII. Recent history and politics in the three French territories and in the Condominium of New Hebrides (now Vanuatu).
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$25

12533
HENRY, Teuira
MYTHES TAHITIENS

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

34708
HENRY, Teuira
TAHITI AUX TEMPS ANCIENS

Paris. 1962. Musée de L'Homme. Reprint of the 1951 original. Publication de la Société des Océanists No. 1, translated by Bertrand Jaunez from the 1928 English edition published by the Bernice P. Bishop Museum (bulletin No. 48). Publications de la Société des Océanistes, No. 1. 672 PP. Soft cover. Tear and small pieces missing at top of spine. Ageing of paper on the outside edges. Very good. French and Maohi text. 25.2 x 16.4.
Ancient Tahiti: as related to J.M. Orsmond, Missionary of the London Mission Society between 1824 and 1834, then updated and corrected by his grand daughter Teuira Henry.
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$100

71231
HENRY, Teuira
TAHITI AUX TEMPS ANCIENS

Paris. 1968. Musée de L'Homme. Reprint of the 1951 original. Publication de la Société des Océanists No. 1, translated by Bertrand Jaunez from the 1928 English edition published by the Bernice P. Bishop Museum (Bulletin No. 48). 672 PP. Soft cover. Top of spine and rear cover repaired with clear tape. Ageing of paper and foxing spots on the outside edges. Very good. French and Maohi text. 25.2 x 16.4.
Ancient Tahiti: as related to J.M. Orsmond, Missionary of the London Mission Society between 1824 and 1834, then updated and corrected by his grand daughter Teuira Henry.
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$100

46556
HERGE
TA 'A'AMU NO TINTIN - TE PA'APA'A 'AVAE FA'AHOHONI PIRU

Paris. 2003. Casterman. 1st edition in a Polynesian language translated from the 1941 French original. (2), 62 PP 2203009209
The Adventures of Tintin in reo maohi.
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$45

67953
HEYERDAHL, Thor
FATU-HIVA, Back to Nature

London. 1975. Book Club Associates. Reprint of 1st UK edition of 1974. 381 PP with 61 b/w photos & maps. Cloth cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 22 x 14.
Heyerdahl's first Pacific adventure before WWII, on the Marquesas island of Fatu-Hiva where he spawned the ideas which saw him take off on the Kon Tiki raft to prove his views.
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$10

63724
HEYERDAHL, Thor
GREEN WAS THE EARTH ON THE SEVENTH DAY

London. 1997. Little, Brown and Company. 1st UK edition of the 1996 US edition. (8), 308 PP with 1 b/w photo, 2 maps and 18 headpieces, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Fine. 24 x 15.5. 0316882275
Farewell to civilization: Back to Nature, a year on the Island of Fatu Hiva, southern Marquesas archipelago.
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$20

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

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

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

London. 1954. George Allen & Unwin. 21st impression of the March 1950 English original. Translated from the 1948 Norwegian original Kon-Tiki Ekspedisjonen by F. H. Lyon. 235, (4 publications) PP, plus 18 pages with 35 b/w photos. Fp: Map of Eastern Pacific and photo of the raft. Vignette on title page. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with small chips. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.3 x 14.5.
Drifting on the raft Kon-Tiki, from Peru to the atoll of Raroia, Tuamotus archipelago.
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$15

50424
HEYERDAHL, Thor
THE KON-TIKI EXPEDITION, by Raft across the South Seas

London. 1965. Allen & Unwin. Reprint of the 1954 School Edition, prepared by W. G. Bebbington. 235, (5) PP, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w illustrations. Fp: Map and photo of the raft. Hard cover (rubbed). Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 21 x 22.
Drifting on the raft Kon-Tiki, from Peru to the atoll of Raroia, Tuamotus archipelago.
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$15

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

Paris. 1954. Editions Albin Michel. Reprint of the 1st French edition of 1951. Translated from the 1948 Norwegian original Kon-Tiki Ekspedisjonen by Marguerite Gay and Gerd de Mautort. 310, (5) PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 15 b/w plates. Fp: Map of the South Eastern Pacific. Soft cover, dj (lightly soiled). Slight ageing of paper. Very good. French text. 20.3 x 13.4.
Drifting on the raft Kon-Tiki, from Peru to the atoll of Raroia, Tuamotus archipelago.
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$20

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

Washington. 1941. N.G.S. Volume LXXIX, No.1, January 1941. Article from P.109-136 with 1 map & 33 b/w photos. Soft cover (rubbed). Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
The return to nature on Fatu Hiva island in the Marquesas where his theories were born.
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$25

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

Papeete. 1997. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 275, September 1997. 112 PP with 21 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 15.
Special issue published to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the voyage of the Kon Tiki raft between Peru and the Tuamotus. Kon Tiki, Polynesia and archaeology, by Donald P. Ryan. Kon Tiki and philately, by Christian Beslu...
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$40

51812
HIRO, Henri
PEHEPEHE I TAU NUNAA - Message Poétique - Tome I

Papeete. 2004. Haere Po. New edition of the 1992 original. Foreword by Tea Hirshon and Eric Monod. 96 PP with 23 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Text in French and Ma'ohi. New. 20.5 x 20.5.
Poems in Ma'ohi and French by the late Tahitian poet, Henri Hiro. Message to the Maohi people.
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$50

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

Papeete. 1993. Haere Po No Tahiti. 1st Ed. (2), 192, (2) PP. Card cover. Fine. French text. 26.8 x 18.2. 2904171359
The author was the editor of Le Semeur Tahitien between 1984 and 1993. The magazine appeared fortnightly and was produced by the Catholics of French Polynesia.
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$40

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

Tarbes. 1956. Author (Imprimerie Saint-Joseph). 1st Ed. VIII, 183 PP, plus 16 plates with 55 b/w photos. Soft cover, dj (chipped). Signature of previous owner on FFEP. Ageing of paper, dust jacket lightly soiled, o/wise very good. French text. 24.5 x 19.2.
Includes a loosely inserted folded map of Tahiti (50cm x 61.5cm) produced by the 'Service du Cadastre' 1956.
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$40

37279
HOLLANDE, L.-P. Alphonse
TAHITI SANS COURONNES

Tarbes. 1954. Author. 1st Ed. (6), 160 PP, plus 18 plates with 50 b/w photos. Fp: Oiseau des Iles goelette en rade de Papeete. Dedicatory note on front endpaper signed by the author. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 24.2 x 19.2.
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$25

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

Papeete. 2007. Editions Le Motu. 1st Ed. 65, (5) PP with colour photos by Danee Hazama. Pictorial soft cover, spiral bound. As new. French and English text (translation by Anne Rocca). 23 x 23.
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$30

56055
HOOPER, Steven
PACIFIC ENCOUNTERS: Art & Divinity in Polynesia 1760-1860

Wellington. 2006. Te Papa Press. 1st New Zealand edition. 288 PP with 10 maps in colour, 37 figures in text (15 b/w and 22 in colour), and 268 colour illustrations in catalogue. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.6 x 22. 9781877385209
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$40

49399
HORT, Dora
TAHITI: The Garden of the Pacific

New York. 1979. Praeger. Reprint of the 1891 original, in the Praeger Scholarly Reprints series. Introduction by C. Hartley Grattan. X, 352 PP with head and tail pieces. Fp: Portraits of Queen Pomare and of Ariifaite. Cloth cover, gilt title on black vignette on spine. Faint foxing. Near fine. 21.5 x 15.
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$30

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

Papeete. 2003. Haere Po / A.F.A.R.E.P.. 1st Ed. 126, (2) PP with 12 tables. 1 erratum inserted page 69. Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 21 x 15. 2904171554
7 papers on health problems in French Polynesia, presented at the seminar of 27 October 2001 by members of Association de Formation d'Action et de Recherche en Polynésie.
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$60

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

Scranton, USA. 1971. Chandler. 1st Ed. XVI, 336 PP with 1 map on double page, tables, diagrams and figures. Pictorial soft cover. Covers slightly rubbed, spine sunned. Light foxing. Very good. 22.8 x 15.3. 0810203723
Polynesian ceremonial gift exchanges, by Ian Hogbin. Differentiation by adaptation in Polynesian societies, by Marshall D. Sahlins. Man and supernaturals on Bellona Island, by Torben Monberg... Ma'ohi drinking pattern in the Society Islands, by Robert I. Levy.
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$15

14722
HOWARTH, David
TAHITI - A PARADISE LOST

London. 1983. Harvill Press. 1st UK Ed. 226 PP with 13 b/w illust. Eps: Chart of the world showing all the discoveries of Captain Cook. Hard cover, dj. Remainder mark on bottom outside edge, o/wise fine. 23.2 x 15. 000262804X
The destruction of a paradise in the quest for knowledge (transit of Venus...) and in the name of dogma (missionaries of various faiths...)
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$10

33283
HOWARTH, David
TAHITI - A PARADISE LOST

New York. 1984. The Viking Press. 1st US Ed. 226 PP with 13 b/w illust. Eps: Chart of the world showing all the discoveries of Captain Cook. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 23.6 x 16. 067069052X
The destruction of a paradise in the quest for knowledge (transit of Venus...) and in the name of dogma (missionaries of various faiths...)
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$20

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

Suva. 2006. Institute of Pacific Studies, USP. 1st Ed. X, 235 PP with 3 figures. Soft cover. French text. New. 21 x 14.8. 9789820203815
11 texts by: Tamatoa Bambridge, Flora Devatine, Louise Peltzer ...
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$40

52713
HUGUENIN, Paul
RAIATEA LA SACREE

Papeete. 2007. Editions Haere Po. 3rd facsimile edition of 1902 original. 259, (2) PP with 64 b/w text illustrations, plus 24 colour (3 of them large folded) and 34 b/w illustrations on full page. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.6 x 15. 2904171142
A serious study after a stay between 1896 and 1899, by a Swiss teacher and artist on the island of Raïatea.
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$50

50818
HUNAULT, Claudine
HERETU ET LES YEUX DE LA NUIT

Paris. 2005. L' Harmattan. 1st Ed., in Jeunesse l'Harmattan series. 46, (4) PP with b/w illustrations by Claudine Malraison. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747597431
Children's tale set in the Marquesas.
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$25

32991
HUNTSMAN, Judith & HOOPER, Antony
TOKELAU - A Historical Ethnography

Auckland. 1996. Auckland University Press. 1st Ed. XII, 355 PP with over 150 b/w illust. (maps, plans, diagrams and around 100 photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 27 x 19. 1869401530
Tokelau Islands: a New Zealand dependency and one of the remote and most isolated Polynesian outliers.
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$45

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

Paris. 1978. Nouvelles Editions Debresse. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 1 map on double page, plus 2 plates with 14 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing. Near fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5.
Moved to French Polynesia in 1934. Works in the Austral Islands, the Southern Tuamotus (including Moruroa in 1938). WWII in Indochina (being for Vichy and legality). Return to Tahiti in 1947...
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$35

55758
INIA, Elizabeth K.
KATO'AGA: Rotuman Ceremonies

Suva. 2001. Institute of Pacific Studies, USP. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Alan Howard and Jan Rensel. 266 PP with 1 map and 24 b/w photos. Glossary (pages 235 to 266). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 9820203414
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$25

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

Paris. 1993. Institut d' Emission des Départements d'Outre-Mer & Institut d'Emission d'Outre-Mer. 1st Ed., August 1993. (4), VIII, (2), 550 PP with 2 maps, and hundreds of graphs & tables, plus 8 pages with 13 colour photos. Pictorial soft covers with a few small creases, o/wise near fine. French text. 29.8 x 20.8.
Tourism in the French Overseas Departments (Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, & Réunion), Collectivities (Saint Pierre et Miquelon, Mayotte) and Territories (French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Wallis & Futuna).
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$10

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

Paris. 2000. Institut d'Emission d'Outre-Mer / Banque de France. 1st Ed. 19, (4 annexes) PP with 1 diagram, 2 graphs and 7 tables. Soft cover, spiral bound. French text. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
Balance of Payments for French Polynesia in 1999.
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$20

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

Papeete. 2006. IEOM. 1st Ed. 210 PP with graphs & tables, plus 1 folded map in colour & 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. New. French text. 23.7 x 16.
Annual report for 2005: Population, Economy, Salaries, Welfare ... Industry .. Budget.
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$50

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

Papeete. 2008. Institut d'Emission d'Outre-Mer. 1st Ed. 198 PP with graphs and tables, plus 1 map in colour, 1 folded map in colour and 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 23.7 x 16.
Annual report for 2007: Population, Economy, Salaries, Welfare ... Industry... Budget.
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$50

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

Papeete. 2011. Institut d'Emission d'Outre-Mer. 1st Ed. 205, (3) PP with graphs and tables, plus 1 map in colour, 1 folded map in colour and 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 23.7 x 16.
Annual report for 2010: Population, Economy, Salaries, Welfare ... Industry... Budget.
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$75

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

Papeete. 2012. Institut d'Emission d'Outre-Mer. 1st Ed., (June 2012). 206 PP with graphs and tables, plus 1 map in colour, 1 folded map in colour and 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 23.7 x 16.
Annual report for 2011: Population, Economy, Salaries, Welfare ... Industry... Budget.
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$75

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

Papeete. 2013. Institut d'Emission d'Outre-Mer. June 2013 edition. 206 PP with graphs and tables, plus 1 map in colour, 1 folded map in colour and 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 23.7 x 16.
Annual report for 2012: Population, Economy, Salaries, Welfare ... Industry... Budget.
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$75

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

Papeete. 2014. Institut d'Emission d'Outre-Mer. June 2014 edition. 194, (2) PP with graphs and tables, plus 1 map in colour, 1 folded map in colour and 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 23.7 x 16.
Annual report for 2013: Population, Economy, Salaries, Welfare ... Industry... Budget.
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$75

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

Paris. 1994. IEOM.. Yearly publication. 100 PP with 1 map on double page, graphs and tables. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.6 x 21.
The 1993 Annual Report of the Central Bank of the French Overseas Territories.
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$60

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

Laie, Hawaii. 1994. The Institute for Polynesian Studies / Brigham Young University - Hawaii. March 1994. VI, 188, (6) PP. Edited by Dale B. ROBERTSON & Gloria CRONIN. Soft cover. Foxing. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.2.
The domestication of Catholicism on Tobi, by Peter W. Black. The decision to Lotu: new perspectives from Whaling Records on the sources and spread of Christianity in Samoa, by Rhys Richards...
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$15

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

Laie, Hawaii. 1994. The Institute for Polynesian Studies / Brigham Young University - Hawaii. June 1994. VI, 171, (7) PP. Edited by Dale B. ROBERTSON & Gloria CRONIN. Soft cover. Foxing. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.2.
Secret sharers: Indigenous beachcombers in the Pacific Islands, by David A. Chappell. ... Rapanui Images, by Grant McCall. ...
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$15

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

Laie, Hawaii. 1996. The Institute for Polynesian Studies / Brigham Young University - Hawai'i. March 1996. VI, 208, (2) PP. Edited by Dale B. ROBERTSON & Gloria CRONIN. Soft cover. Foxing. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.2.
Land tenure and hierarchies in Eastern Melanesia, by Jean Guiart. ...
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$15

45081
JACQUEMIN, Sylviane
RAO - POLYNESIES

Marseille. 1992. Parenthèses / Réunion des Musées nationaux. 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.
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$25

12961
JACQUIER, Henri
PIRATERIE DANS LE PACIFIQUE - DE TAHITI A L'ILE DU DIABLE

Paris. 1973. N.E.L. 1st Ed. 217 PP, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Edges of covers lightly rubbed. Near fine. French text. 19 x 14.
The route of the murderous piratical brothers Alexandre & Josep Rorique from Tahiti to the convict settlement of Devil's Island in French Guyana.
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$15

42840
JAHAN, Chrystelle
LE TEMPS D'UN HEIVA

Papeete. 2001. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed., in Te / Ata / Mau series. 134 PP with 66 b/w plates. Pictorial laminated boards. A few small rubbed spots where pages have separated, o/wise fine. 27.5 x 22. 2909790940
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$70

48984
JAUSSEN, Tepano
GRAMMAIRE & DICTIONNAIRE DE LA LANGUE TAHITIENNE

Paris. 1969. Musée de l'Homme. 1st edition by Société des Océanistes (publication No 22). 5th edition of the 1886 original, corrected by Mgr Mazé and R.P. H. Coppenrath. (2), 336 PP. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Aérogramme written by Father Patrick O'Reilly to Australian linguist Capell loosely inserted. French and Maohi text. Near fine. 24.7 x 16.
Dictionary Tahitian/French (pages 65 to 152). Dictionary French/Tahitian (pages 153 to 336).
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$90

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

Papeete. 2005. Le Editions de Tahiti. 1st Ed. 172 PP with b/w illustrations by the author. Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 21 x 12.3. 2907776288
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$50

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

Papeete. 2007. Editions Le Motu. 1st Ed. Preface by Christa Winkelstroeter Teihotu. 184 PP with 2 newspaper clippings, 6 pages of manuscripts illustrated in colour by Wolfgang Wolf (in facsimile), and 64 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 23 x 16.5. 9782915105445
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$50

51797
KAKOU, Serge
TAHITI 1904-1921 - Lucien Gauthier, Photographe

Singapore. 2004. Les Editions du Pacifique / Serge Kakou. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 1 colour and 157 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. As new, in shrink wrap. 28 x 25 2878680626
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$100

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

Melbourne. 1992. Lonely Planet. 3rd Ed. 205 PP plus 4 pages adverts. with maps & photos. Pict. card cover. Fine. 18.5 x 12.7. 0864421435
Brief history and facts for the visitor.
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$10

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

Paris. 1971. Musée de l' Homme. 1st Ed., Société des Océanistes, publication No. 26. 192 PP with 4 maps, 10 figures and 18 tables, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photos, and 6 plans (5 folded) at rear of book. Soft cover. Some pages uncut. Business card of R.P. Patrick O'Reilly, Secretary of Société des Océanistes avec les compliments... and dated 21st May 1971, tipped in on half title page. French text. Fine. 24.8 x 16.
Archaeology in the valley of Hane, Island of Ua Huka, Marquesas Islands.
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$120

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

Papeete. 2000. Au Vent des Iles. 2nd printing of the 1997 original. 184 PP with 10 tail pieces, and 3 pages of Reo Ma'ohi words. Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 12.5. 2909790630
Short stories set in French Polynesia.
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$45

19876
KERDILES, Chantal
ITINERAIRE POLYNESIEN

Papeete. 1998. Scoop. Reprint of the 1995 original. 317 PP with 3 pages of Reo Ma'ohi terms. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 22.5 x 15. 2909790673
Life in the Tuamotus where the author, a radio journalist who had lost her voice was cured by a Tahitian healer, settled and lived there for 6 years.
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$40

33105
KERDILES, Chantal
VOYANCE SOUS LES TROPIQUES

Papeete. 1997. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 2 pages of Reo Ma'ohi words. Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine. 18.5 x 12.5. 2909790657
Thriller set in French Polynesia.
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$35

41144
KINSMAN, Jane, MATHIEU, Caroline, GOTT, Ted, et al..
PARIS IN THE LATE 19TH CENTURY

Canberra. 1996. National Gallery of Australia. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 34 x 24.5. 0642130469
... Exiles in Paradise: Pont-Aven and Gauguin in Tahiti, by Ted Gott & Kathryn Weir...
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$10

59175
KIRKORIAN, Christine
TAHIZEA - Perles de Culture de Tahiti

Papeete. 2006. Pearl Design. 1st Ed. 28 PP with 9 colour photos and 49 photos of jewels by Andrey Bronnikov & Pierre Nicou. Soft cover. Text in French and English. Fine. 23 x 19.5.
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$15

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

Papeete. c. 1996. Pacific Promotion Tahiti. 1st Ed. 52 PP with 122 colour photos by A & T Sylvain. Pictorial soft cover. French and English text. Fine. 24.5 x 17. 291122809X
Flowers of Tahiti and her islands.
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$20

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

Papeete. 2006. Pacific Promotion Tahiti. New edition. 44 PP with 68 colour photos by Daniel Pardon. Pictorial soft cover. French and English text. Fine. 24.5 x 17. 2911228065
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$20

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

Papeete. c. 1995. Pacific Promotion Tahiti. 1st Ed. 44 PP with 68 colour photos by Daniel Pardon. Pictorial soft cover. French and English text. Fine. 24.5 x 17. 2911228065
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$20

59382
KROEPELIEN, Bjarne
TUIMATA

Papeete. 2009. Haere Po. 1st French edition of the 1944 original, with a foreword by Johan Frederik Kroepelien. Translated from the Norwegian original by Joëlle Petersen. 350, (2 publications) PP with b/w illustrations (31 head pieces and tailpieces) and 4 colour illustrations on full page by Guy Krogh, 2 charts and 39 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Small rubbed patch on back cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 9782904171703
Sojourn in Tahiti in 1918-1919.
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$30

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

Paris. 1992. Musée de l' Homme. 1st Ed. Publication de la Société des Océanistes, No. 43. 170, (8) PP. Soft cover, dj. French text. Near fine. 25 x 16.5.
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$40

42976
LACOUTURE, Jean, & BARBIERI, Gian Paolo
TAHITI SYLVAIN

Köln. 2001. Taschen. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w and colour photos. Eps: Hibiscus. Laminated boards, dj. As new. English text, with French translation (pages 145 to 152) and German translation (pages 152 to 159). 3822860530
Splendid photographs of Tahiti, and the other islands of French Polynesia.
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$40

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

Papeete. 2008. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 150, (2) PP with b/w photos. Pictorial boards, dj. French and English text. Fine. 30 x 24. 9782909790206
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$65

46570
LAUDON, Paule
MATISSE. Le Voyage en Polynésie

Papeete. 2003. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 212, (4 publications) PP. Pictorial soft cover. As new. French text. 20.5 x 12. 2909790843
Historical novel. The painter Henri Matisse and his voyage of discovery in French Polynesia: Tahiti, pearl diving in the Tuamotus...
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$25

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

Papeete. 2009. Au Vent des îles. 1st Ed. 308, (2) PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 21 x 13. 9782915654592
On renewable energy for French Polynesia.
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$55

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

Paris. 2000. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in Collection Mondes Océaniens. 382, (2 publications) PP with 9 maps. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738496733
Theocracy and Polynesia during the 19th century.
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$35

12622
LAVONDES, Anne
TRADITIONAL ART OF TAHITI

Paris. 1979. Société des Océanistes. Reprint of the 1968 French original Art Ancien de Tahiti. Dossier No. 1 in the Dossiers Tahitien series. 32 PP with 36 b/w illustrartions with caption in French and English. Fine. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19 x 14.
Religions & gods, useful instruments...
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$20

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

Paris. 2000. Peeters. 1st Ed. No. 15 in Langues et Cultures du Pacifique series (SELAF No. 391). 258 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Text in French and Te Reo Tahiti. Fine. 24 x 16. 2877235386
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$50

37436
Le BOT, Marc
GAUGUIN'S NOA NOA

London. 1996. Thames and Hudson. 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
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$20

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

Nouméa. 1996. Géopacifique & C.T.R.D.P. New edition of the 1994 original, in Collection Université. (2), 228 PP, (2) with graphs, tables & maps, and 40 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 28 x 20.5.
14 papers presented to the French National Congress of Geography (C.N.F.G.) on the three French-speaking territories of the Pacific: New Caledonia (physical & human geography), French Polynesia (coral reefs & atolls, from paradise to tourism, the nuclear experiment centre & the aftermath), Wallis (history, traditions) & Futuna (geography & population).
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$45

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

Nouméa. 1994. C.T.R.D.P. / Université Française du Pacifique. 1st Ed., with a preface by Professeur Francis Dubus. (2), 228 PP, (2) with graphs, tables & maps, and 40 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 28 x 20.5.
14 papers presented to the French National Congress of Geography (C.N.F.G.) on the three French-speaking territories of the Pacific: New Caledonia (physical & human geography), French Polynesia (coral reefs & atolls, from paradise to tourism, the nuclear experiment centre & the aftermath), Wallis (history, traditions) & Futuna (geography & population).
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$45

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)

Papeete. 1999. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. 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.
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$40

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

Papeete. 2010. Au Vent des îles. 1st Ed. No pagination, 360 PP with b/w sketches and colour illustrations (9 of them on large folded plates). Cloth cover, dj. French text. New. Oblong: 23 x 23.6. 9782915654615
Marquesas Islands as seen by the Artist (watercolourist) between 12 October and 29th November 2007.
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$100

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

Paris. 1949. Editions Colbert. 1st Ed. 334, (2) PP, plus 12 plates with 14 duotone illustrations. Fp: portraits of De Flaccourt, La Bourdonnais, Bouvet and Courbet. Pictorial soft cover. Pages uncut. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. French text. 19.2 x 14.2..
West Indies. Madagascar. Mauritius, La Reunion, les Seychelles. French Oceania.
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$30

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

Paris. 2009. l'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in the Monde Océaniens series. Foreword by Paul De Deckker. 303, (2) PP. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 15.5. 9782296092341
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$70

45362
LEFEVRE, Françoise
LA CUISINE TAHITIENNE

Sainte Clotilde, Ile de la Réunion. 2002. Editions Orphie. 1st Ed. in the "Savoir Cuisiner" series. 94 PP with colour photos. Laminated pictorial boards. French text. Near fine. 20.8 x 10.5. 2877631494
Recipes on Tahitian cooking, by Françoise Lefèvre, and Pascal, chef of "Le Cocotier", Maharepa, Moorea.
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$15

46580
LEFEVRE, Yves
RANGIROA. Sous le Signe du Poisson

Papeete. 2002. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. (4), 328, (2) PP with underwater colour photos. Laminated pictorial boards. French text. Near fine. 33.2 x 23.5. 2909790959
A photo wonderland of this diving paradise.
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$170

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

Paris. 2000. Editions de l'IRD (ex Orstom). Reprint of the 1995 edition (original of 1973). 205, (3) PP. Soft cover. As new. French & Maohi text. 20.7 x 13.5. 2709912473
French-Maohi and Maohi-French lexicon.
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$20

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

Paris. 1973. O. R. S. T. O. M. 1st edition, with a preface by A. G. Haudricourt. 202 PP. Hard cover, dj. French/Maohi text. Fine. 22 x 14.
French-Maohi and Maohi-French lexicon.
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$20

33619
LEVY, Robert I.
TAHITIANS - Mind and Experience in the Society Islands

Chicago. 1990. University of Chicago Press. 4th printing of the 1973 paperback edition. XXVIII, 547 PP with 4 b/w illustrations by Pierre Heyman and 1 map on double page. Pictorial card cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.8 x 15. 0226476073
The attitudes and experiences concerning children, childhood, marriage, sex, religion, dreams, ...
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$10

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

Chicago. 1976. University of Chicago Press. 2nd paperback edition of the 1973 original. XXVIII, 547 PP with 4 b/w illustrations by Pierre Heyman and 1 map on double page. Pictorial card cover a little rubbed and with small creases. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.8 x 15. 0226476057
The attitudes and experiences concerning children, childhood, marriage, sex, religion, dreams, ...
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$5

32563
LEVY, Robert I.
TAHITIANS - Mind and Experience in the Society Islands

Chicago. 1973. University of Chicago Press. 1st Ed. XXVIII, 547 PP with 4 b/w illustrations by Pierre Heyman and 1 map on double page. Title spread: Tahitian vahine. Green hard cover, gilt title on spine. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Previous owner name at top of FEP. Very good clean copy. 23.5 x 16. 0226476057
The attitudes and experiences concerning children, childhood, marriage, sex, religion, dreams, ...
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$20

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

Washington. 1976. N.G.S. Volume 150, No 4, October 1976. Article from P. 512 to 537 with 1 map and 20 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. 25.4 x 17.5.
Hokule`a voyage to Tahiti. Traditional navigation of the Polynesians.
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$5

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

Papeete. 2012. Haere Po. 1st Ed. Preface by Keitapu Maamaatuaiahutapu. 126, (2) PP with 1 map, sketch plans of 'O Tahiti Nui Freedom", and 150 colour photos by Hiria Ottino. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.7. 9791090158078
On the tracks of the first Austronesians: Tahiti, Cook Islands, Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomons, New Britain, Palau, Philippines, China.
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$80

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

Papeete. 1996. CTRDP. Reprint. No. 1 in the series Technologies Nouvelles et Géographie des Iles. 39 PP b/w & colour illust. in text plus 12 colour slides at rear. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 22.5 x 18.8 2910607038
On the use of satellites to understand land, soil, & urbanization in the Marquesas islands.
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$30

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

Papeete. 1987. Royal Tahitian Pearl Book. 1st English edition translated from the French original by Jean L. Sherman. 110 PP with b/w & colour illustrations (colour photos by Alain Durand). Eps: Black pearls on mesh background. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 30.5 x 24.7. 2950202411
History of the pearl oysters and pearls of Polynesia. A lavishly illustrated book.
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$70

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

Papeete. 2005. Editions Te Ite. Issue No. 7., October 2005, edition limited to 600 copies. 178 PP with 5 b/w photos. Soft cover, colour illustration on rear cover. Fine. French and Maohi texts. 21 x 15.
Literature in Tahiti after the change of government : short stories, poems, novels..
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$50

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

Papeete. 2006. Editions Te Ite. Issue Nos 9, 10 & 11, May 2006, edition limited to 600 copies. No 9: 165 PP. No. 10: 171 PP. No. 11: 178 PP. Soft cover, illustration on rear cover. New. English, French and Maohi texts. 21 x 15.
Cultural diversity and Francophonie.
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$150

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

Papeete. 2010. Editions Tahiti Iti. Issue No. 18, October 2010. Edition limited to 600 copies. Edited by Chantal T. SPITZ, et al. 152 PP with 20 b/w ilustrations. Inside rear cover: 'Orero. Soft cover. New. French and Maohi texts. 21 x 15. 9782916411100
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$55

65135
LITTERAMA'OHI
EMANCIPATIONS (in Ramées de Littérature Polynésienne - Te Hotu Ma'ohi, No. 21)

Papeete. 2013. Editions Tahiti Iti. Issue No. 21, November 2013. Edition limited to 600 copies. Edited by Chantal T. SPITZ, et al. 199 PP with b/w ilustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. French and Maohi texts. New. 21 x 15. 9782916411100
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$55

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

Papeete. 2009. Editions Tahiti Iti. Issue No. 16, June 2009. Edition limited to 600 copies. 142 PP. Soft cover, colour illustration inside rear cover. Fine. French and Maohi texts. 21 x 15. 9782916411100
History, in French Polynesia.
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$55

57226
LITTERAMA'OHI
LA POESIE: Une vision complémentaire de l'histoire (Ramées de Littérature Polynésienne - Te Hotu Ma'ohi No. 17)

Papeete. 2009. Editions Tahiti Iti. Issue No. 17, June 2009. Edition limited to 600 copies. 138 PP. Soft cover, colour illustration inside rear cover. Fine. French and Maohi texts. 21 x 15. 9782916411100
Poetry, a complement to History.
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$55

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

Papeete. 2007. Editions Te Ite. Issue No. 13, April 2007, edition limited to 600 copies. 184 PP. Soft cover, illustration on rear cover. Fine. French and Maohi texts. 21 x 15.
On the use and utility of the Mao'hi languages spoken in French Polynesia.
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$55

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

Papeete. 2006. Editions Te Ite. Issue No. 12, November 2006, edition limited to 500 copies. 112 PP. Soft cover, illustration on rear cover. Fine. French and Maohi texts. 21 x 15.
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$55

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

Papeete. 2008. Editions Tahiti Iti. Issue No. 15, November 2008. Edition limited to 600 copies. 118 PP. Soft cover, b/w illustration inside rear cover. Fine. French and Maohi texts. 21 x 15. 9782916411100
Literature and Politics in French Polynesia.
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$55

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

Papeete. 2003. Littérama'ohi. Issue No. 3, April 2003, edition limited to 600 copies. 212 PP with 1 b/w photo. Soft cover, illustration on rear cover. Fine. English, French and Maohi texts. 21 x 15.
Literature in Tahiti: short stories, poems, novels.. Tahiti beloved and forbidden, by Marie-Claude Teissier-Langdraf.
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$50

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

Papeete. 2008. Editions Tahiti Iti. Issue No. 14, Decembre 2007, edition limited to 600 copies. 190 PP. Soft cover, colour illustration inside rear cover. Fine. French and Maohi texts. 21 x 15. 9782916411100
Heritage in French Polynesia.
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$55

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

Papeete. 2012. Editions Tahiti Iti. Issue No. 20, June 2012. Edition limited to 600 copies. Edited by Chantal T. SPITZ, et al. 136 PP with b/w ilustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. French and Maohi texts. New. 21 x 15. 9782916411100
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$55

46563
LITTERAMA'OHI
QUELLES LANGUES D' ECRITURE ? (Ramées de Littérature Polynésienne - Te Hotu Ma'ohi, No. 4)

Papeete. 2003. Editions Te Ite. Issue No. 4., November 2003, edition limited to 600 copies. 216 PP. Soft cover, illustration on rear cover. Fine. English, French and Maohi texts. 21 x 15.
Literature in Tahiti: short stories, poems, novels..
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$50

11656
LONDON, Jack
SOUTH SEA TALES

Cleveland. 1946. World Publishing. Reprint in the Tower Books edition of the 1909 original. 327 PP. Cloth cover, dust jacket is repaired and pasted down on stiff paper. Ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 21 x 14.
8 tales set in Hikueru (Tuamotus), Fiji, Solomons, Samoa ...
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$15

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

London. 1820. London Missionary Society. Missionary Sketches No. XLVI, July 1820. No pagination, 4 PP with 1 engraving (from original painting from late Captain Wilson). Small closed tear in margin, o/wise in near fine condition. Rare. 21 x 13.5.
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$40

34937
LOTI, Pierre
THE MARRIAGE OF LOTI

Honolulu. 1976. The University Press of Hawaii. English text translated from the 1926 French edition Le Mariage de Loti by Wright and Eleanor Frierson. XX, 192 PP with 13 b/w illustrations (10 by the author). Fp: Rarahu and her cat. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with a lightly sunned spine and signs of dampness. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 21 x 14.5. 0824803947
The love affair between Rarahu, a beautiful island girl and the French naval officer, Julien Marie Viaud.
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$25

42350
LOTI, Pierre
THE MARRIAGE OF LOTI (Rarahu)

London. 1929. T. Werner Laurie Ltd. Reprint of the 1925 edition, translated by Clara Bell. 217, (5 publications) PP. Fp (in colour): The reef. Cloth cover, title on a vignette on spine. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Light foxing, o/wise a near fine copy. 23 x 15.5.
The love affair between a beautiful island girl & the French naval officer, Julien Marie Viaud.
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$35

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

Papeete. 2003. Editions Te Ite. 1st Ed. 172 PP. Illustrated soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 15. 2951879415
The Chinese community of French Polynesia.
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$35

58508
MCEWEN, J.M. & MACPHERSON, C.
UNDERSTANDING SAMOANS

Wellington. 1975. Vocational Training Council / A. R. Shearer, Government Printer. 1st Ed. No. 2, by Polynesian Advisory Committee series. 17 PP. Soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8.
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$10

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

Papeete. 2008. Au Vent des Îles. 1st Ed. Introduction by Christian Ghasarian. 75, (3 publications) PP with colour illustrations (1 photo, 2 maps and 11 paintings by Ana Palma). Laminated pictorial boards. French and Ma'ohi text. New. 24.7 x 19.5. 9782915654400
12 legends of RAPA ITI transcribed by Rosine Temahotoa-Oitokaia.
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$60

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

New York. 1937. Junior Literary Guild / John C. Winston. 1st Ed. XX, 394 PP with 83 illustrations by Dan Sweeney. Fp: The Anuanua, Polynesian Vaa-motu. Title page: sculptured head of a Mayan Maize Goddess. Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean. Cloth cover, device and title on front cover and spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips, o/wise near fine. 22 x 15.5.
A story of adventures in unknown waters to unknown lands in the years before Columbus. For young people.
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$20

12588
MANNERING, Douglas
THE LIFE AND WORKS OF GAUGUIN

London. 1994. Parragon. 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.
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$10

49265
MARAEA, Edith & CIMERMAN, Corinne
TE PAUMA A TAAROANUI

Papeete. 2004. Editions Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. No pagination, 16 PP with colour illustrations by Corinne Cimerman. Pictorial laminated boards. Reo Maohi & French text. Fine. 20.5 x 20.5. 2909790347
Legend.
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$30

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

Washington. 1962. N.G.S. Volume 122, No. 1, July 1962. Contains article between P.1 and 47 with 3 maps and 53 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Spine lightly rubbed. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
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$10

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

Paris. 2001. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 204, (3) PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Light foxing on top outside edges, o/wise fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747513815
Questions and answers, on France's overseas departments and territories.
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$30

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

Salem, Massachusetts. 1981. Peabody Museum of Salem. 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 with a few small nicks/closed tears, o/wise near fine. 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.
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$15

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

Canberra. 1981. Australian National University. 1st 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, dj. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0708116094
The sojourn of one year (the fatal one), in which the French subjugated the Tahitians by bloody force and made the island a protectorate of France.
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$15

34077
MATHEY, Bernard & ZUPANCIC, Gilles
SAVEURS D'UN COCKTAIL POLYNESIEN - Cocktails du Fenua en 48 recettes

Papeete. c. 1997. Ministère de l'Economie. 1st Ed. 60 PP with over 70 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine. 28 x 21.
48 recipes using local fruit for cocktails in Tahiti.
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$50

53196
MAUDRUX, Gilbert
RETOUR AUX ILES HEUREUSES (Tahiti - Iles sous le Vent - Tuamotu - Marquises - Iles Australes)

Paris. 1961. La Nef de Paris Editions. 1st Ed. 212, (4) PP, plus 8 pages with 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 19 x 14.2.
Tahiti after World War II, and before the arrival of mass tourism.
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$20

53195
MAURY, Dominique & ROULEAU, Hinarai
TAHITI MOOREA - Le tour de l'île

Papeete. 2006. Editions Avant et Après. 1st Ed. 139, (3) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Inside frond cover: folded map of Tahiti. Inside back cover: folded map of Moorea. Pictorial stiff covers. French text. Near fine. 21 x 12.2. 2907716255
The traditional or colonial houses of Tahiti.
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$20

34739
MELVILLE, Herman
TYPEE

London. 1968. Heron Books. Reprint from the 2nd English edition of 1846. Introduction and notes by Milton R. Stern. XXX, 268 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Herman Melville, 1819-1891. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt decorated front cover and spine, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 20.7 x 12.5.
Whaling, jumping ship in the Marquesas, living with the cannibals in the valley of Typee Vai on Nuku Hiva.
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$10

60891
MENDANA Y NEIRA, Alvaro & DE QUIROS, Pedro Fernandez
Enveloppe Premier Jour d'Emission: DECOUVERTE DES ILES MARQUISES

Papeete. 1995. Office des Postes et Télécommunications. First Day Cover with franking stamp "400e Anniversaire de la Découverte des Iles Marquises" dated Papeete 21 Juillet 1995. Envelope with illustration by Pascal Beaudet, and his two commemorative stamps of 161 and 195 CFP Francs. Includes the "circular letter of 07/95", in French and English. Fine. Oblong: 12 x 17.5.
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$15

57539
MICHEL-GASSE
TAHITI 1914: Le Vent de Guerre

Paris. 2009. à la frontière. 1st Ed. 350 PP with 1 plan (Baie de Papeete) and 62 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 15. 9782918665007
German Fleet off Papeete in September 1914. Attack and shelling of the city by the Gneisenau and the Scharnorst, on the 22nd of September. Attack repelled by the guns of the Zélée, a small French sloop.
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$55

51861
MILLEDROGUES, Lucie, PIGEON, Ségolène & VICENTE, Catherine
TAHITI, Polynésie Française - GEOGUIDE 2007

Paris. 2006. GEOGuide/ Gallimard Loisirs. 1st Ed. 360 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and plans), plus 16 pages with 14 colour photos. Inside front cover: colour map of French Polynesia. Inside back covers: colour map of French Polynesia with 11 insets. Pictorial soft cover. As new. French text. 19 x 11.6. 2742418164
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$30

34074
MINISTERE DE L'AGRICULTURE
SAVEURS D'UNE RECOLTE POLYNESIENNE - Légumes du Fenua en 48 recettes

Papeete. c. 1998. Service de l'Economie Rurale 1st Ed. 60 PP with 2 tables and 50 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine. 28 x 21.
48 recipes using vegetables from Tahiti.
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$50

39275
MOORE, David
LURE OF THE SOUTH SEAS (in Life Australia Magazine - Vol 45, No.5)

Melbourne. 1968. Life Australia. September 2, 1968. Contains article P. 30 to 43 with 1 b/w and 9 colour photos. Pictorial (Tahitian vahine dancing in shredded-bark skirt) soft cover. 34 x 26.5.
Photos accompanying a guide: Where to go in the South Seas, by Kenneth Gouldthorpe.
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$30

51777
MORVAN, Dominique & ROULEAU, Hinarai
JARDINS DE TAHITI - Gardens of Tahiti - Aua no Tahiti

Papeete. 2004. Editions le Motu. 1st Ed., in Univers Polynésiens series. No pagination, 60 pages with over 70 colour photos by Hinarai Rouleau. Laminated pictorial boards. Text in French, English and Ma'ohi. New. Oblong: 13.5 x 18.5. 2915105138
The traditional or colonial houses of Tahiti.
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$45

52145
MORVAN, Dominique & ROULEAU, Hinarai
MARCHE DE PAPEETE - The Market of Papeete - Te Matete no Papeete

Papeete. 2006. Editions le Motu. 1st Ed., in Univers Polynésiens series. No pagination, 60 pages with over 70 colour photos by Hinarai Rouleau. Laminated pictorial boards. Text in French, English and Reo Ma'ohi. Fine. Oblong: 13.5 x 18.5. 2915105308
The traditional or colonial houses of Tahiti.
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$30

46577
MORVAN, Dominique & ROULEAU, Hinarai
VALLEES DE TAHITI / Valleys of Tahiti / Peho no Tahiti

Papeete. 2003. Editions le Motu. 1st Ed., in Univers Polynésiens series. No pagination, 60 PP with 60 colour photos by Hinarai Rouleau. Laminated pictorial boards. Text in French, English and Reo Maohi. Fine. Oblong: 13.5 x 18.5. 2915105057
The particular universe of Tahitian valleys.
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$30

42929
MOUSSET, Paul
MOURIR EN HOMME (Kia Mate Toa)

Paris. 1949. Editions Bernard Grasset. 1st Ed. 291 PP. Pictorial (Mount Otemanu) soft cover. Covers with small chips. Envoi de l'auteur (signed dedicatory note by author) on half title page. Very good condition. Scarce. French text. 19.5 x 14.3.
Novel set in the years preceding WWII, on the fictitious Island of Raiapiti (Raiatea / Maupiti), Society Island. In memoriam of Andre Ropiteau, killed at Toul on 20th June 1940 during the German invasion of France. Kia mate toa: to die as a man.
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$40

54249
MOYRAND, Alain
DROIT INSTITUTIONEL DE LA POLYNESIE FRANCAISE

Paris. 2007. L'Harmattan / GRHOC. 1st Ed., No. 3 in Collection Portes Oceanes. Preface by François Luchaire. 374, (2) PP. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 15.6.
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$75

54553
MU LIEPMANN, Véronique & TEHEI, Vaihere (editors)
PAPEETE: Témoignages d'un Autre Temps

Papeete. 2008. Commune de Papeete. 1st Ed., limited to 1000 copies. Foreword by Michel Buillard. 224 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. FEP: Mapa Mundi, 1792 by Thomas Lopez. REP: Aerial view of Papeete c. 1950. Pictorial laminated boards. French text. New. 30.5 x 21.5.
History of the city of Papeete. Reminiscences of 17 personalities born in Papeete betweeen 1916 and 1938.
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$120

51784
MU-LIEPMANN, Véroniqe & MAS, Mahé (editors)
ROGER PARRY, 1932: au delà du mythe tahitien

Papeete. 2006. Musée de Tahiti et des Iles / Te Fare Manaha & Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed., with a preface by Jean-Marc Pambrun. 160 PP with 8 head pieces and 109 b/w illustrations (9 drawings and 100 photos). Pictorial boards. Fine. French text. 30.2 x 24.2. 2915654166
Published in 2006 to accompany the exhibition Beyond the Tahitian Myth, as perceived by a French photographer in 1932. Musée de Tahiti et des Iles 0ctober 2006 to January 2007.
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$60

56286
MU-LIEPMANN, Véronique & MILLEDROGUES, Lucie
SCULPTURE: Des Oeuvres Anciennes aux Créations Contemporaines

Papeete. 2008. Au Vent des îles. 1st edition in collection Arts et Artisanat de Polynésie Française. (2), 217, (1) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial boards, dj. French text. As new. 30.2 x 24.2. 978215654448
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$50

51808
MURIE, Norbert
OCTAVE MORILLOT, Peintre de la Polynésie (1878-1931)

Paris. 2005. ACR Edition. 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.
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$120

57272
MWA VEE
Le MANA VEILLE sur la CULTURE POLYNESIENNE: des Marquises à Tahiti (in Mwà Véé, Revue culturelle Kanak)

Nouméa. 2007. ADCK - centre culturel Tjibaou. Special issue, "Dossier Polynésie", No. 58 & No. 59. 104 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 33 x 24.
Marquesas: 13 articles. Tahiti: 156 articles
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$20

67204
N/A
FRENCH LIVING MAGAZINE - Issue 2, Volume 2, 2013

Sydney. 2013. Anderbear Pty Ltd. Issue, 2, Volume 2, Spring 2013. Edited by Claire Chaffey. 80 PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
Magical Maligned Marseille. The art of Provence, by Melissa Lesnie. There's no trumping Tahiti, by Michelle Hespe. French Pacific on a plate. Of barges and Burgundy...
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$10

14970
N/A
MARQUISES

Papeete. 1996. Ed. Polyèdre Culture. 1st Ed. 298 PP on superior paper, with b/w illust. (plans, photos, maps, drawings) in text, plus 10 pages with 21 colour photos, XXVIII, plus a double-page map of French Polynesia. Texts by Association des Historiens et Géographes de Polynésie Française and the CTRDP. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 29.5 x 21. 291060702X
Published to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the discovery of the Marquesas by the Spanish explorer Alvaro de Mendana. Twenty-nine papers by historians and geographers of French Polynesia. Includes sections on the legends and literature, discovery of the islands, colonisation, and present day life in the Marquesas.
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$75

62894
N/A
RENDEZ VOUS EN FRANCE 2012

Sydney. 2012. Atout France, Australia and New Zealand. Issue, No. 1. 120 PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 30 x 23.
... Beyond the blue lagoon: new eco-luxury in Tahiti, by Persephone Nicholas. France Sur Mer: tasting France in New Caledonia, by Judith Elen.
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$10

63767
N/A
TAHITI AND HER ISLANDS - Polynesian Paradise: your Ultimate Honeymoon Destination (in Bride to Be)

Sydney. 2005. B2B / Bride to Be. Article pulled out of magazine: Page 195 - 218 with colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 30 x 22.5.
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$5

52244
NANTET, Bernard
TAHITI ET LA POLYNESIE

Paris. c. 1975. Editions Delroisse. 1st Ed. 152 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Brief note at top of title page. French text. Near fine. 27 x 21.
A lavishly illustrated book describing the islands of French Polynesia.
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$35

12611
NANTET, Bernard
TAHITI ET LA POLYNESIE

Paris. c. 1975. Editions Delroisse. 1st Ed. 151 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Hard cover. Some foxing. Good. French text. 27 x 21.
A lavishly illustrated book describing the islands of French Polynesia.
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$25

43932
NARDI, Pierre
PEAUX D'BANANES ou les Tribulations d'un Agriculteur à Tahiti

Moorea. 2002. Author. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 2 facsimile of documents and 16 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.2 x 15. 2907776185
Souvenirs: Joined the French Navy in 1946, Indochina, French settlement of Mahé on Indian coast. Return in France in 1950. Moved to Tahiti in 1951... Farmer on Tahiti and Moorea.
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$25

11669
NATUA, Aurora Tetunui
TE MARAE RAHI I ATAHURU

Papeete. 1992. Haere Po No Tahiti. 1st Ed. 66 PP with 7 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Text in Reo Mao'hi (Tahitian). Fine. 28.5 x 21.2. 290417129X
The land marae built on Nuuroa Point at the mouth of the Punaruu River.
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$75

61842
NEWBURY, C. W. (editor)
THE HISTORY OF THE TAHITIAN MISSION 1799-1830, Written by John Davies Missionary to the South Sea Islands with Supplementary Papers from the Correspondence of the Missionaries

Cambridge. 1961. Hakluyt Society. Second Series No. CXVI. LIV, 392 PP with 8 b/w illust., plus 8 plates and a folded map at back of book. Fp: Fold-out plate depicting The Cession of the District of Matavai to the Missionaries. Blue cloth cover, gilt device on front, slightly foxed dust jacket which has 2 small closed tears, a few foxing spots on outside page edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 22 x 14.5.
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$60

33284
NORDHOFF, Charles & HALL, James Norman
NO MORE GAS

New York. 1940. The Literary Guild of America. 1st Ed., initially published in the Saturday Evening Post as Out of Gas. (4), 320 PP. Cloth cover, dj (few chips). Very good. 21.2 x 14.7.
A delightful novel set in the romantic and carefree way of life in Tahiti.
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$20

57733
O'BRIEN, Frederick
MYSTIC ISLES OF THE SOUTH SEAS

London. 1937. Hodder and Stoughton. 4th edition of the 1921 original. V, 6-319 PP. Cloth cover, device on front board. Dedicatory note on FFEP, o/wise very good. 18 x 12.
Vivid impressions of the author in Moorea and Tahiti at the beginning of the 20th century.
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$10

33646
O'REILLY, Patrick
CATALOGUE DU MUSEE GAUGUIN, Papeari Tahiti

Paris. 1966. Fondation Singer-Polignac. 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.
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$25

13427
O'REILLY, Patrick
LA VIE A TAHITI AU TEMPS DE LA REINE POMARE

Paris. 1975. Société des Océanistes / Les Editions du Pacifique. 1st Ed., Société des Océanistes Publication No. 37. 240 PP (uncut). Card cover, dj. Fine. French text. 25 x 16.2. 2857000561
The daily life on the island of Tahiti, at the time of Queen Pomare. The Queen, the inhabitants (Indians or Kanaks), local assembly, the whalers, traders, various Christian denominations,.. intellectual life style ...
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$70

11667
O'REILLY, Patrick
TAHITI - LA VIE DE CHAQUE JOUR

Paris. 1982. N.E.L. 1st Ed. 325 PP with 1 map of Tahiti and 1 sketch-drawing. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. French text. 19 x 14. 2723301451
Daily life: religion, politics, tourism, science, etc..
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$30

11348
O'REILLY, Patrick
TAHITI AU TEMPS DES CARTES POSTALES

Paris. 1975. Nouvelles Editions Latines. 1st edition limited to 4000 copies. 132, (6) PP with 225 b/w pictures. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. Oblong: 24 x 25.
225 postcards depicting different aspects of Tahiti as it was prior to WWI.
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$70

70660
O'REILLY, Patrick
TAHITI ET L' AVIATION. Histoire Aéronautique de la Polynésie Française

Paris. 1974. Société des Océanistes. 1st edition limited to 1500 copies. 193, (3 blank) PP with tables, and 139 b/w illustrations (engravings, graph, maps, photos, portraits) and philately documents (envelopes, stamps, franking stamps). Hard cover, gilt device (US Navy seaplane) on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly rubbed. Light foxing on top outside edge. Dedicatory note on first page to Mr René Lapautre, President of UTA '(Union des Transports Aeriens) dated and signed by Father O'Reilly. French text. Near fine. Scarce. Oblong: 27.5 x 33.5.
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$400

42157
ORLIAC, Catherine
FARE ET HABITAT A TAHITI

Marseille. 2000. Editions Parenthèses / Ch. Gleizal Editeur. 1st Ed., in Colection Architectures Traditionnelles. 142 PP with drawings by Christian Seignobos, b/w and colour illustrations (engravings, paintings, photographs). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 24.5. 2913486029
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$50

65244
ORLIAC, Catherine & Michel
Des Dieux regardent les Etoiles: Les Derniers Secrets de l' ILE DE P┬QUES

Paris. 1997. Gallimard. Reprint of the 1988 original, in Découvertes Gallimard series. 144 PP with 140 b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. Small format: 18 x 12.5. 2070530639
Easter Island.
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$10

47245
ORLIAC, Catherine & Michel
L' ILE DE PAQUES. Des Dieux regardent les Etoiles

Paris. 2004. Gallimard. Reprint of the 1988 original, in Découvertes Gallimard series. 144 PP with 140 b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. Small format: 18 x 12.5. 2070314154
Easter Island.
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$10

52500
OTTINO, P. & DE BERGH, M. -N.
HAKAO'HOKA: Etude d'une Vallée Marquisienne

Papeete. 1990. Editions de l' ORSTOM. 1st Ed. (5), 103 PP with 27 figures (10 b/w photos). Soft cover. French text. Near fine. 29.3 x 21. 2709910039
Island of Ua Pou, Marquesas Islands.
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$35

54806
OUTRIGGERS
VA'A, La Pirogue Polynésienne

Papeete. 2008. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed., with Preface by Jean-Marc Pambrun and Foreword by Tara Hiquily. Edited by Tara HIQUILY, Muriel GLAUNEC & Hiriata MILLAUD. 197 PP (3 publications) with b/w and colour illustrations (photos by Danee Hazama). Pictorial boards, dj. French text. Fine. Large format: 30.2 x 24.2.
Va'a, the Polynesian Outrigger.
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$55

49779
PAEAMARA, Lucas
MANGAREVA Taku Akaereere

Papeete. 2005. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 123, (3 publications) PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 20.5 x 12. 290979038X
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$40

61005
PAMBRUN, Jean-Marc Tera'ituatini
LA LECTURE - Fable Théâtrale en trois actes

Papeete. 2009. Les Editions le Motu. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 2 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 15. 9782915105582
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$25

11303
PANOFF, Michel
LA TERRE ET L'ORGANISATION SOCIALE EN POLYNESIE

Paris. 1970. Payot. 1st Ed. 286 PP (uncut) with maps, graphs & tables. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. French text. 22.5 x 14.
Ethnographic & economic survey on some French-speaking Polynesian islands. 1st part: Various islands of French Polynesia: Rurutu, Tubuai, Moorea, Tahaa. 2nd part: Futuna Island. Third part: Land and Power.
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$40

12597
PANOFF, Michel
TAHITI METISSE

Paris. 1989. Editions Denoël. 1st Ed. 296 PP with 3 maps in text & 7 pages of chronological events plus 20 pages with 38 b/w photos & illust. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. French text. 23 x 15. 2207236404
How, in two centuries, the Tahitian society evolved with intermarriage (métissage) following contacts with anglo-saxons, seamen, mutineers, missionaries, and the Chinese imported as cheap labour and who now hold the financial purse strings...
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$30

47241
PARDON, Daniel
GUIDE DE L' ILE DE PAQUES - RAPA NUI

Papeete. 2003. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 272 PP with 1 location map in colour, 5 b/w illustrations and 225 colour photos. Inside front cover: Map of Easter Island. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 14.5. 290979041X
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$35

38922
PAYRI, Claude, N'YEURT, Antoine de R., & OREMPULLER, Joël
ALGUES DE POLYNESIE FRANCAISE / ALGAE OF FRENCH POLYNESIA

Papeete. 2000. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. (4), 320 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff cover. As new. French and English text. 22 x 15.5. 2909790827
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$80

42836
PECHEROT, Patrick
TIURAI

Paris. 1996. Gallimard. 1st Ed. 170, (4) PP. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 18 x 11.2. 2070496414
Novel.
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$45

55818
PELEY, Jean-Luc
HEIVA I BORA BORA

Papeete. 2008. Editions Le Motu. 1st trilingual edition. Preface by Gaston Tong Sang. 192 PP with 1 map in colour, and hundreds of b/w or colour photos. Pictorial boards. Reo Ma'ohi, French and Japanese text. New. 25.8 x 25.5. 9782915105513
10 years of Heiva (festivities) in Bora Bora.
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$95

42846
PELTZER, Louise
CHRONOLOGIE DES EVENEMENTS: Politiques, Sociaux et Culturels de Tahiti et des archipels de la Polynesie Française

Papeete. 2002. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 220, (4) PP with 1 graph and 2 facsimile of Documents. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 22.5 x 14.5. 2909790975
Chronology of events in Tahiti and French Polynesia.
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$30

38929
PELTZER, Louise
DES LANGUES ET DES HOMMES

Papeete. 2000. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 82, (2) PP. Pictorial card cover. New. French text. 20.5 x 13.8. 2909790835
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$55

47762
PELTZER, Louise
LETTRE A POUTAVERI

Papeete. 2002. Au Vent des Iles. 2nd edition of the 1995 original. 447, (3) PP with one facsimile of manuscript page in Reo Ma'ohi. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.8 x 14. 2909790495
A letter to Bougainville, by one of his young admirers, on the changes brought by contacts with Europeans and by Christianisation.
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$50

52279
PELTZER, Louise (editor)
LEGENDES TAHITIENNES

Paris. 1985. Fleuve et Flamme / Conseil International de la Langue Française. 1st bilingual edition. (4), 188 PP with 1 map on double page and 9 b/w illustrations by Pascal Durand. Pictorial soft cover. Text in French and Reo Maohi. Fine. 18 x 13.5. 2853191524
1 prayer and 8 legends.
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$15

12618
PERRUCHOT, Henri
GAUGUIN

London. 1963. Readers Union / Perpetua Books. 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.
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$25

38924
PERRUCHOT, Henri
GAUGUIN

London. 1963. Perpetua Books. 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.
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$40

48514
PETEUIL, Marie-Françoise
LES EVADES DE L'ILE DE PAQUES. Loin du Chili, vers Tahiti (1944-1958)

Paris. 2004. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 270, (1) PP with 1 drawing, 3 maps and 28 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747570592
Escape of Easter Islanders to Tahiti, fleeing isolation and the Chilean military oppression.
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$25

30525
PICKVANCE, Roland
GAUGUIN AND THE PONT-AVEN SCHOOL

Sydney. 1994. Art Gallery of New South Wales. 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...
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$30

56584
PIETRI, Vananga Raymond
PAPE'ETE DE JADIS ET NAGUERES (in Bulletin de la S. E. O., No. 305-306)

Papeete. 2006. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. No. 305-306, January/April 2006. 208 PP with 2 tables and 14 b/w illustrations (1 facsimile of a document and 13 photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 15.
Special issue on Papeete, Capital of Tahiti. From Wilks Harbour of Reverend Crook in 1818 to 1990 (centenary of the city).
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$35

11887
PINELLI, J. D. & GOURMEL, G. (editors)
PAPEETE AU TEMPS COMPOSE - Le Livre du Centenaire

Paris. 1990. Association Pacifique. 1st Ed. Volume 1 in the Collection Pacifique. Foreword by Louis Le Pensec. 160 PP with b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 29.7 x 21. 2908668009
A complementary study of the French Polynesia as seen through the tourist's eyes. Published for the centenary of the City of Papeete.
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$100

11722
POIRINE, Bernard
TAHITI DU MELTING-POT A L'EXPLOSION?

Paris. 1992. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 162 PP with tables and graphs. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2738416381
The evolution of a half-cast society, in all domains: food & cooking, language, music ...) which has changed dramatically since the 1960's due to the influx of French settlers.
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$65

11346
POLLOCK, N. J. & CROCOMBE R.
FRENCH POLYNESIA - A Book of Selected Readings

Suva. 1988. U.S.P. 1st Ed. X, 305 PP with b/w maps & graphs/illust. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Fine. 20.8 x 15. 9820200326
An overview of the history, customs, land tenure & modern-day life issues and what lies ahead.
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$30

11890
POMEL, Robert
L'INVITATION TAHITIENNE

Paris. 1961. Nouvelles Editions Latines. 1st Ed. 190 PP with drawings by the author. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 19.2 x 14.
Voyage in the 1950's discovering the soul of the Tahitian people and the islands of French Polynesia.
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$20

11324
PREVOT, Michel
GAUGUIN LE JAPONAIS

Papeete. 1991. Editions Avant et Après. 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...
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$35

50989
PRINCE, Jan
SUNDAY IN TAHITI / ISLAND IN THE SUN: NEW CALEDONIA (in SPAN)

Sydney. 1982. Southern Pacific Hotel Corporation. Volume 2, No. 1. 50 PP. Contains article between P. 21 and 27 with 11 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.3 x 21.5.
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$10

69904
PRINCE, Jan & WARTI, G.
TAHITI BEACH PRESS - Vol. 17, No. 560, 2008)

Papeete. 2008. Tahiti Publications Touristiques. May 2008 edition. 20 PP with colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.5 x 21.
Mega-Razzi (Mega Yachts) sightings in Tahiti. Tahiti Pearl Market / Robert Wan, Tahiti: world's largest producer of Tahitian Cultured Pearls ....
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$10

59383
P'TIT LOUIS
C'EST PAS DANGEREUX - SECRET DEFONSE

Papeete. 2009. Haere Po. 1st edition in colour with a preface by Frédéric Bon. No pagination, 110 PP, (1 publication) with 52 cartoons in colour. Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 29.8 x 20.8. 9782904171833
On the Nuclear experiments of the 1970s and the radio-active fall-out on the Polynesian society.
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$55

46567
P'TITLOUIS
POPALYNESIE

Papeete. 2003. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. (2), 41, (3 publications) PP with cartoons in colour. Laminated pictorial boards with light foxing, o/wise fine. 29.2 x 22.6. 2909790746
Cartoons on the impact of Popa'a (white man) culture on Polynesia/Polynesians.
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$30

33450
PUTIGNY, Bob
TAHITI AND ITS ISLANDS

Singapore. 1985. Editions du Pacifique. Updated edition of the 1972 original. 128 PP with colour illust. (maps and photos). Eps: Outrigger canoe, Bora Bora. Hard cover, dj. Note on front endpaper, o/wise very good. 21 x 17. 2857002270
The Society Islands and the other groups which make up French Polynesia.
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$15

33449
PUTIGNY, Bob
TAHITI AND ITS ISLANDS

Papeete. 1972. Editions du Pacifique. 1st English edition. 128 PP with colour illustrations (maps and photos). Cloth cover, dj. Very good. 21 x 17.
The Society Islands and the other groups which make up French Polynesia.
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$10

39645
PUTIGNY, Bob & TIRMONT, J.
O TAHITI

Paris. 1962. Editions de la Pensée Moderne. 1st multilingual edition. No pagination, 64 PP with 29 b/w and 22 colour photos. Title spread: the Bounty in Matavai Bay. FEP: World map locating Tahiti. REP: Map of Tahiti and Moorea. Hard cover. Small rub on front endpaper, edges of covers rubbed. A good copy. Text in French, English, Spanish and German. Oblong: 21.8 x 23. 20.8 x 15.5.
Tahiti, when Faaa airport was opened.
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$15

11352
RADIGUET, Max
LES DERNIERS SAUVAGES - La Vie et les Moeurs aux Iles Marquises (1842-1859)

Paris. 1929. Editions Duchartre & Van Buggenhoudt. Reprint of the 1860 original. Foreword by Jean Dorsenne. X, (2), 242 PP, plus 16 b/w plates illustrated by the author. Soft cover. French text. Covers browned, with pages browning around edges, o/wise very good. 21 x 15.5.
Life and customs in the Marquesas Islands, between the Protectorate of 1842 and the Annexation of 1880.
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$55

47941
RADIGUET, Max
LES DERNIERS SAUVAGES - La Vie et les Moeurs aux Iles Marquises (1842-1859)

Paris. 1929. Editions Duchartre & Van Buggenhoudt. Reprint of the 1860 original. Foreword by Jean Dorsenne. (4), X, (2), 242 PP, plus 16 b/w plates (illustrations by the author). Soft cover. Top corner of FFEP clipped. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. French text. Scarce. 21 x 15.5.
Life and customs in the Marquesas Islands, between the Protectorate of 1842 and the Annexation of 1880.
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$60

46573
RAIOAOA, Tavae & DUROY, Lionel
SI LOIN DU MONDE

Paris. 2003. Ohéditions. 1st Ed. 177 PP, plus 8 pages with 1 coloured map on double page, 1 facsimile of a letter, 3 b/w and 15 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. A little light foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2915056064
Narrative of a fisherman from Faaa, Tahiti, who drifted for 118 days (15 march to 10 July 2002) and reached Aitutaki in the Cook Islands.
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$20

14730
RALLING, Christopher
THE KON-TIKI MAN, Thor Heyerdahl

London. 1990. BBC Books. 1st Ed. 335 PP with b/w & colour illust. throughout. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.2 x 19. 0563209208
Life of a great adventurer, explorer, anthropologist. The reasons behind his theory, his voyages and his shore expeditions (Galapagos, Easter Island...).
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$10

12565
RAMSEY, Meredith
BIRDS AND FLOWERS OF TAHITI

Papeete. 1982. Tiare Press. 1st Eng. Ed. No pagination, 32 pages with colour photos. REP: Map of Tahiti and Moorea. Pict. card cover. Fine. 24 x 18. 2857001339
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$15

16570
RAMSEY, Meredith
FISHING IN THE ATOLLS

Papeete. 1982. Tiare Press. 1st Eng. Ed. 28 PP with colour photos. REP: Map of Tuamotus Archipelago. Pict. card cover. Fine. 24 x 18. 2857001460
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$15

42117
RANSON, Gilbert
MISSIONS DANS LE PACIFIQUE - Récifs Coralliens, Huitres Perlières

Paris. 1962. Editions Paul Lechevalier. 1st Ed. VIII, 100 PP with 9 figures, plus 62 pages (47 plates) with 80 b/w photos. Fp: Hikueru, the lagoon. Cloth cover, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. French text. Scarce. 23 x 18.5.
Study of coral, mother of pearl and pearls, in the lagoon of Hikueru, Tuamotu Islands, and later on at Nha Trang, Viet Nam and in Japan.
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$100

59509
RAY, Sidney H.
THE POLYNESIAN LANGUAGES IN MELANESIA, with notes on the neighbouring Melanesian Languages (in Anthropos)

Wien. 1920. Anthropos. Off-print of Volume XIV-XV, 1919-1920. (1 blank), 46 to 96 PP. Soft cover, staples. Author inscription "With S H Ray's Compliments" at top of front cover. Ageing of paper. Very good. Scarce. 26.4 x 20
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$60

40482
REED, A. W.
AN ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MAORI LIFE

Wellington. 1963. A. H. & A. W. Reed. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 171 b/w illustrations by Dennis Turner, Dr T. Barrow & Al. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges and few pages, o/wise near fine. 25.3 x 19.2.
From Action songs and Adzes (Toki) to Yams (uwhi) and Year.
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$45

19546
REGNAULT, Jean-Marc
DES PARTIS ET DES HOMMES EN POLYNESIE FRANCAISE, tome I: Here Ai'a, Ia Mana Te Nuna'a, Tireo, Tavini Huira'atira

Papeete. 1995. Haere Po No Tahiti. 1st Ed. 198 PP with a few tables and figures in text. Pict. card cover. Fine. French text. 25.4 x 18.8. 2904171391
Four political parties from French Polynesia which could be classed as Leftist or Socialist, and a study of their leaders.
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$25

47653
REGNAULT, Jean-Marc
TAUI (= changement). Oscar Temaru - Gaston Flosse, LE POUVOIR CONFISQUE

Papeete. 2004. Les Editions de Tahiti. 1st Ed. 184, (2) PP with 1 map and 4 tables. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 12.3. 2907776274
Legislative and Presidential elections of May 2004 in French Polynesia, to the change of allegiance in early October 2004 and the demonstration march of 16th October, 2004.
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$20

17275
REGNAULT, Jean-Marc
TE METUA, L'échec d'un Nationalisme Tahitien 1940-1964

Papeete. 1996. Polymages. 1st Ed. 239 PP with 2 bw photos and 7 tables in text. Pict. card cover. Near fine. French text. 22 x 13.7.
Story of the Tahitian Nationalist movement led by Senator Pouvanaa A Oopa between 1940 and 1964. Failures at the time of the 1958 referendum offering no real alternative to either immediate independence or closer links with France. Arrival of the C.E.P., building of the nuclear testing base at Mururoa.
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$60

46614
REGNAULT, Jean-Marc (editor)
FRANCOIS MITTERAND ET LES TERRITOIRES FRANCAIS DU PACIFIQUE (1981-1988) - Mutations, drames et recompositions, enjeux internationaux et franco-français

Paris. 2003. Les Indes Savantes. 1st Ed. 584 PP with 1 facsimile of a letter, 6 graphs, 8 tables, 3 maps and 4 cartoons. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 17. 2846540446
51 papers.
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$40

11530
REGNAULT, Jean-Marc and C.F.P.E.G.C.
L'ETAT ET LES INSTITUTIONS DU TERRITOIRE DE LA POLYNESIE FRANCAISE

Papeete. 1994. Ministère de l'Education / Editions de la Plage. 1st Ed. 113 PP (2 errata) with tables, graphs & b/w or colour illust. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 26.6 x 18.7.
Relationship betweeen the Nation (metropolitan government) and the Territorial institutions (local government).
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$45

16453
RENSCH, Karl H.
FISH NAMES OF EASTERN POLYNESIA

Canberra. 1988. ANU. Pacific Linguistics, Series C, No.106, Special Number. XIII, 364 PP with 1 map. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 23 x 15. 0858833808
Dictionary of fish names giving vernacular names with English translation and a Latin finderlist at rear.
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$35

18565
REWALD, John
GAUGUIN

Paris / New York. 1938. Hyperion Press / French and European Publications. 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.
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$30

67945
REWALD, John
PAUL GAUGUIN (1848 - 1903)

London. No date. Beaverbrook Newspapers Limited. 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.
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$10

13144
REY, Robert
GAUGUIN

Paris. 1923. F. Rieder. 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.
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$45

55659
RICHARDS, Rhys and LANGDON, Robert
TAHITI AND THE SOCIETY ISLANDS: SHIPPING ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES 1767 TO 1852

Canberra. 2008. Pacific Manuscripts Bureau and Jean-Louis Boglio Maritime Books. 1st edition, limited to 100 copies. Preface by Dr. Paul Darcy. Introduction by Rhys Richards (with a French translation by Professor Darrell Tryon). XXVIII, (1), 257 PP with 1 map, 1 graph and 1 table. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.7. 0958201384
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$40

47863
RICHER DE FORGES, Bertrand, & LABOUTE, Pierre
LA FAUNE DE PROFONDEUR DES ILES MARQUISES (in ORSTOM Actualités)

Paris. 1998. ORSTOM. No. 55. 36 PP. Contains article from P.8 to 14 with 2 maps and 11 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text , with English and Spanish abstracts. Fine. 28 x 20.8.
Deep ocean fauna of the Marquesas islands.
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$15

47243
RIGO, Bernard
ALTERITE POLYNESIENNE, ou les métamorphoses de l'espace-temps

Paris. 2004. CNRS Editions. 1st. Ed., in CNRS Communication series. 350 PP with 3 figures. Pictorial soft cover. Small crease on lower corner of back cover, o/wise fine. French text. 22.5 x 15. 2271062101
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$45

49243
RIGO, Bernard
LIEUX-DITS D'UN MALENTENDU CULTUREL, Analyse Anthropologique et Philosophique du Discours Occidental sur l'Altérité Polynésienne

Papeete. 2003. Au Vent Des Iles. 2nd edition of the 1997 original. 238 PP with 5 illustrations by Jacques Boullaire and 8 pages of glossary. Pictorial card cover. Fne. French text. 22.5 x 15. 2909790428
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$30

47797
RIGOUZZO, Marie & JACQUES, Guy (editors)
ORSTOM IN 1996-97

Paris. 1997. Orstom. 1st English edition. 44 PP with 1 organigram, 2 maps, 5 graphs and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
ORSTOM: French Scientific Research Institute for Development in Cooperation. ORSTOM today: Research on and for development
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$10

56845
RIQUET, Damien
TORIKI, Le Petit Tahitien

Papeete. 2005. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 28, (4) PP with b/w drawings. Laminated pictorial boards. New. 30.2 x 23.6. 2909790304
Presented in comic strip format.
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$45

10019
ROBBIANI, Marina
GAUGUIN

London. 1993. Park Lane. 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
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$10

11529
ROBERT, Christian
ANNUAIRE DES ELUS DE LA POLYNESIE FRANCAISE

Papeete. 1994. Eden Production. 1st Ed. 146 PP with b/w & colour illust. Pictorial soft cover, staples. French text. Fine. 21 x 15.
Political statute of French Polynesia. Anthem & flag. Government Ministers with Assistants, Mayors and City Councillors, Representatives of the French National Assembly, Senate and the Economic & Social Council.
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$25

58887
ROBERT, Christian
ANNUAIRE DES PROFESSIONS TAHITI 1983

Papeete. 1983. Editions D.N. 1st Ed. XLVI, 122, PP. Pictorial soft cover, staples. French text. Fine. 21 x 15.
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$10

45496
ROBINEAU, Claude
LES ILES MYSTERIEUSES - Paysages et Problèmes de Sociétés Paysannes: Comores - Congo - Madagascar - Polynésie

Abbeville, France. 2000. F. Paillart. 1st Ed. 198, (2) PP with 17 maps and plans (2 of them in colour), plus 4 plates in colour. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 27.4 x 18.
Rural societies in Madagascar, the Comoros Islands, in Congo and on the Island of Moorea, French Polynesia.
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$50

33137
RODRIGUEZ, Maximo
LES ESPAGNOLS A TAHITI (1772-1776)

Paris. 1995. Musée de l' Homme. 1st Ed., Société des Océanistes, publication No. 45. Translated and annotated by Horacio Belçaguy, and with a preface by Claude Robineau. 232 PP with 4 figures. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 24.8 x 16.
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$30

65254
RODRIGUEZ, Maximo
LES ESPAGNOLS A TAHITI (1772-1776)

Paris. 1995. Musée de l' Homme. 1st Ed., Société des Océanistes, publication No. 45. Translated and annotated by Horacio Belçaguy, and with a preface by Claude Robineau. 232 PP with 4 figures. Pictorial card cover. French text. Name of previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 24.8 x 16.
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$20

60751
ROLLIN, Dr. Louis
LES ILES MARQUISES

Paris. 1929. Société d' Editions Géographiques, Maritimes et Coloniales. 1st Ed. Preface by Dr. René Verneau. XXIII, (5), 28-334 PP with 8 maps and 35 text illustrations, plus 8 plates with 21 b/w illustrations (1 painting and 20 photos). Bound copy of the soft cover original edition. Quarter bound, gilt title on spine, marbled boards, original front cover tipped in on preliminary page. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise fine. French text. 26.2 x 17.
Description of the Marquesas Archipelago: geography, geology, inhabitants & ethnographic study: people, tribes, family, religion, daily life, etc ...
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$450

65175
SALMOND, Anne
L'ÎLE DE VENUS - Les Européens Découvrent Tahiti

Papeete. 2012. Au Vent des Îles. 1st French edition, translated from the 2009 original "Aphrodite's Island: The European Discovery of Tahiti", by Jean-Pierre Durix. 654, (2) PP with 2 maps and 52 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 11 colour plates. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. French text. 22.6 x 15. 9782915654967
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$75

60894
SALVAT, Bernard & BACCHET, Philippe
GUIDE DES RECIFS CORALLIENS DE TAHITI ET SES ILES

Papeete. 2011. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed., in Collection Nature et Environnement d'Océanie. 366 PP with 1 map in colour and hundreds of colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 20.5 x 15.5. 9782915654912
Over 1000 species: seaweeds, sponges, sea shells, fishes ... mammals, birds.
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$80

33648
SANFORD, Loana
GAUGUIN ET LA TAHITIENNE

Papeete. 1996. Pacific Promotion Tahiti. 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.
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$25

12585
SAQUET, Jean-Louis
FLORE DE TAHITI

Papeete. 1996. Polymages. 1st Ed. 128 PP with colour illustrations throughout. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 31.2 x 22.5.
The flora of Tahiti: endemic and recent arrivals. The trees, fruit, flowers of the coastal rim, the valleys & plateaux plus the flora of the mountains and atolls.
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$110

43936
SAQUET, Jean-Louis
KOKE P. GAUGUIN - Petite encyclopédie involontaire de Paul Gauguin en Océanie

Papeete. 2002. Editions Le Motu. 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.
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$85

11719
SAQUET, Jean-Louis
L'ATOLL

Papeete. 1992. Polymages / Scoop. 1st Ed., in Collection Survol. 44 PP with b/w and colour illust. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. French text. 20 x 20.
Evolution and creation of an atoll and its lagoon. Ecology: flora, fauna & the inhabitants of these Polynesian islands.
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$30

47204
SAQUET, Jean-Louis
L'AVIATION A TAHITI

Papeete. 2004. Polymages. 1st Ed. 152 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (photos and drawings by J.-L. Saquet and Jean-Paul Rossignol). Pictorial laminated boards. A little light foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 31 x 22.6. 2952058601
Starting with the first flight in September 1925 of Vought UO 1, US Navy hydroplanes based on the cruisers Richmond and Trenton during a call in the Marquesas...
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$100

42153
SAQUET, Jean-Louis
TE FARE - ARCHITECTURE TROPICALE DE TAHITI

Papeete. 2001. Au Vent des Iles. 2nd edition of the 1991 original, in Collection Survol. 62, (2 publications) PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 20 x 13. 2909790150
A pictorial description of the various buildings typical of French Polynesia.
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$35

31609
SAURA, Bruno
DES TAHITIENS, DES FRANCAIS, & leurs représentations réciproques aujourd'hui

Papeete. 1998. Christian Gleizal Editeur. 1st Ed., in Les Essais series and with a foreword by Professeur Tobie Nathan. 112 PP. Illustrated card cover. Fine. French text. 21 x 15.
How Tahitians are perceived by the French and vice versa. How they see themselves.
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$85

55698
SAURA, Bruno
DES TAHITIENS, DES FRANCAIS. Leurs représentations réciproques aujourd'hui

Papeete. 2004. Au Vent des Iles. New updated edition of the 1998 original. Preface by Professeur Tobie Nathan. 157, (3 publications) PP. Soft cover. New. French text. 19.5 x 11.
How Tahitians are perceived by the French and vice versa. How they see themselves.
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$85

61251
SAURA, Bruno
DES TAHITIENS, DES FRANCAIS. Leurs représentations réciproques aujourd'hui

Papeete. 2011. Au Vent des Iles. 2nd edition of the 1998 original. Preface by Professeur Tobie Nathan. 144, (4 dont 2 publications) PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 21 x 13.5. 9782915654806
How Tahitians are perceived by the French and vice versa. How they see themselves.
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$50

47249
SAURA, Bruno
ENTRE NATURE ET CULTURE. La mise en terre du placenta en Polynésie Française

Papeete. 2003. Haere Po. 1st Ed. 162, (2) PP with 3 head pieces. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French, English & ma'ohi texts. 22 x 14.8. 2904171546
4 texts on infant's placenta and the Island's Navel in Eastern Polynesia. Continuity of bodies: French and English. Continuity of rites, and Evolution (French with some Ma'ohi sentences). Dialogue in French. Ha'apotora'a in Ma'ohi.
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$35

47244
SAURA, Bruno
LA SOCIETE TAHITIENNE AU MIROIR D' ISRAËL. Un peuple en métaphore

Paris. 2004. CNRS Editions. 1st Ed., in CNRS Ethnologie series. 302, (2) PP with 1 map of French Polynesia and 2 figures. Illustrated soft cover. Small crease on lower corner of back cover. Near fine. 24 x 17. 2271062187
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$45

21748
SAURA, Bruno
POUVANAA A OOPA, Père de la Culture Politique Tahitienne

Papeete. 1997. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 475 PP, plus 10 pages with 24 bw photos. Pictorial soft cover. Text in French and Ma'ohi. Fine. 22 x 14. 2909790622
Biography of the father of Tahitian nationalism and of the political culture of French Polynesia.
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$25

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

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

43927
SAURA, Bruno
TINITO - La communauté chinoise de Tahiti: installation, structuration, intégration

Papeete. 2002. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 404, (4 publications) PP with 4 tables and 4 b/w photos. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 22.8 c 14.5. 2909790991
The Chinese community in French Polynesia.
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$50

13495
SAUSSOL, Alain & ZITOMERSKY, Joseph (editors)
COLONIES, TERRITOIRES, SOCIETES - L'Enjeu Français

Paris. 1996. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 288 PP with a few tables & 30 figures (plans, maps, graphs). Soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Fine. 24 x 16. 2738445306
A study of different type of colonization used for the settlement of French nationals. Canada and Louisiana on the American continent, Algeria in North Africa, New Caledonia and Tahiti in the Pacific. Results.
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$25

35898
SCEMLA, Jean-Jo
LES CAHIERS MORILLOT, ou la vie très exotique du boucher Poncelet

Paris. 1999. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in the Mondes Océaniens series. 176 PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.6 x 13.3. 2738483968
Life and study of the Oscar Morillot, a friend of Victor Segalen, painter of French Polynesia, through a biography written by an admirer (butcher by trade).
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$20

13148
SCHNEEBERGER, Pierre-Francis
GAUGUIN A TAHITI

Lausanne. 1961. International Art Book. 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.
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$30

61512
SCOTT, Cory
TIMELESS TAHITI / Experience Tahitian Waves and Hospitality (in Kiwi Surf Magazine)

Auckland. 2006. Kiwi Surf / Morrison Media. Issue No. 92, Feb-March 2006. 80 PP with colour photos. Contains artivcle pages 34 to 47. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$5

71349
SEGALEN, Victor
LES IMMEMORIAUX

Paris. 1929. Librairie Plon. 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.
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$60

56025
SERRE, Xavier (editor)
PERLES: Le Trésor du Pacifique (in Luxe & Prestige)

Nouméa. 2008. Pacifique Presse Communication. Supplément Nouvelles Calédoniennes, 8 December 2008. 48 PP with colour illustrations. Contains articles from P. 8 to 12 on the Black Pearls of Tahiti. Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 42.5 x 29.5.
Pinctada Margaritifera and Black Pearls.
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$10

46124
SEURAT, Léon-Gaston
L.-G. SEURAT, UN NATURALISTE EN OCEANIE 1902-1905 (in Bulletin de la Société des Etudes Océaniennes)

Papeete. 2003. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. Nos. 296/297, February / June 2003. 320 PP with b/w illustrations. Illustrated soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 14.8.
A French naturalist from Museum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris, studying the flora and fauna of French Polynesia starting in the Gambiers, 1902, Tuamotus in 1903...
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$35

70687
SHARP, Andrew
ANCIENT VOYAGERS IN POLYNESIA

Sydney. 1963. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. 159 PP with 1 map on double page and 5 figures, plus 8 b/w plates. Eps: Map of the Pacific Area. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with a few small chips and a small piece missing at top of spine. A near fine copy signed by the author on title-page. 22.4 x 14.4.
Settlement of the islands by the Polynesians: achieved by one-way voyagers, blown off course.
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$50

57582
SHARP, Andrew
ANCIENT VOYAGERS IN POLYNESIA

Auckland. 1969. Longman Paul Ltd. Reprint of the 1963 original. 159 PP with 1 map on double page and 5 figures, plus 8 b/w plates. Eps: Map of the Pacific Area. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with closed tears. Name of previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 22.4 x 14.4.
Settlement of the islands by the Polynesians: achieved by one-way voyagers, blown off course.
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$30

58469
SHINOTO, Yosihiko H., EDDOWES, Mark, OTTINO, Pierre, Rolett, Barry W. & CHAZINE, Jean-Michel
PAPATUMU - Archéologie

Papeete. 2009. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. 1st Ed. Foreword by Simone Grand. Preface by Pierre Vérin. 173 PP, (1 publications) with b/w illustrations (maps plans, sketches and photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 15. 9782952851749
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$40

47680
SIN CHAN, Ernest
IDENTITE HAKKA A TAHITI. Histoire, rites et logiques (tome 1)

Papeete. 2004. Editions Te Ite. 1st Ed. 374, (2) PP with 9 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 14. 295187944X
Origins of the Hakka, Chinese settlers in Tahiti.
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$50

48944
SIN CHAN, Ernest
IDENTITE HAKKA A TAHITI. Rupture, Désordres et Fabrication (tome 2)

Papeete. 2005. Editions Te Ite. 1st Ed. 496 PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 14. 2951879474
Hakka, Chinese settlers in Tahiti.
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$50

11524
SOCIETE D'ORNITHOLOGIE DE POLYNESIE FRANCAISE (MANU)
MANU, LES OISEAUX DE POLYNESIE

Papeete. 1993. Scoop. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 7 colour photos & over 80 colour illust. Pict. soft cover. Fine. French text. 20 x 13. 2909790061
Sea birds, endemic & introduced birds of the various archipelagoes of French Polynesia.
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$30

61249
SPITZ, Chantal T.
ELLES, TERRE D'ENFANCE, Roman à Deux Encres

Papeete. 2011. Au Vent des ILes. 1st edition, in Collection Litteratures du Pacifique. 299 PP, (5, with 2 publications). Pictorial stiff cover. French text. New. 21 x 13.3. 9782915654844
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$45

62032
SPITZ, Chantal T.
HOMBO - Transcription d'une Biographie

Papeete. 2012. Au Vent des îles. Ist Ed. in "Collection Littératures du Pacifique". Reprint of the 2002 original. 125, (3) PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 21 x 13. 9782915654899
Novel.
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$40

33139
STANLEY, David
TAHITI - Polynesia Handbook

Chico, Ca., USA. 1992. Moon Publications. 2nd edition of the 1989 original. (12), 214, (14) PP with b/w illust. (maps, photos, engravings), plus 8 pages with 31 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 18.7 x 13. 0918373875
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$10

49254
STEMBER, John & ROBINSON, Tumata
TE HINE MANEA / FEMMES POLYNESIENNES/POLYNESIAN WOMEN

Papeete. 2004. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 62 b/w photos by John Stember. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. French and English text. Fine. Oblong: 24.6 x 29. 909790320
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$90

18566
STEVENSON, Lesley
GAUGUIN

London. 1995. Bison Books. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 10 colour, 20 bw illust. as well as 50 large format full colour plates. Half title page: Four Breton women, 1886. Fp: Vahine No Te Vi. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 36.8 x 26.7. 1858411785
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$10

13047
STONE, William S.
IDYLLS OF THE SOUTH SEAS

Honolulu. 1970. University of Hawaii Press. 1st Ed. (10), 152 PP. Hard cover, gilt decoration on front cover, dj has a repaired closed tear, o/wise fine. 25.5 x 18.5. 870227750
Tales, songs & myths on gods, heroes, rulers & lovers of ancient Tahiti and its neighbouring islands.
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$15

13028
SUGGS, Robert C.
THE HIDDEN WORLDS OF POLYNESIA, The Chronicle of an Archaeological Expedition to Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas Islands

New York. 1962. Harcourt Brace. 1st Ed. VIII, 247 PP with 13 illust. in text plus 8 pages with 14 photos. Cloth cover, dj. Very good. 22.3 x 14.5.
American Museum Expeditions - 1956 & 1957-58.
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$20

54313
SUGGS, Robert C.
THE HIDDEN WORLDS OF POLYNESIA, The Chronicle of an Archaeological Expedition to Nuku Hiva in the Marquesas Islands

London. 1963. The Cresset Press. 1st UK edition. VIII, 247 PP with 13 illustrations, plus 8 pages with 14 photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.3 x 14.5.
American Museum Expeditions - 1956 & 1957-58.
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$20

11395
SUGGS, Robert C.
MARQUESAN SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR

London. 1966. Constable & Co. 1st UK edition. XVIII, 251 PP, plus 8 pages with 17 b/w illustrations (3 engravings & 14 photos). Hard cover, dj. Foxing on edges, dust jacket lightly rubbed and soiled. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.5.
Infancy & childhood, puberty & adolescence, marriage & adulthood, sex & art,...
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$35

56122
SUGGS, Robert C.
MARQUESAN SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR

New York. 1966. Harcourt Brace & World, Inc. 1st Ed. XVIII, 251 PP with tables, plus 8 pages with 17 b/w illustrations (3 engravings & 14 photos). Cloth cover, device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Very good. 21.8 x 15.
Infancy & childhood, puberty & adolescence, marriage & adulthood, sex & art,...
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$65

38158
SWARTVAGHER, Michel
LA CUISINE TAHITIENNE

Papeete. 1975. Editions du Pacifique. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 82 colour photos by Michel Folco. Pictorial card cover. Light foxing, front margin of a few pages stained, o/wise very good. French text. 19 x 19.
62 recipes. Fish, freshwater produce (prawns & Tahitian trout), fruit & vegetables.
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$10

37104
SWARTVAGHER, Michel
LA CUISINE TAHITIENNE

Singapore. 2000. Editions du Pacifique. 11th Ed. of the 1975 original. 48 PP with 82 colour photos by Michel Folco. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 19.5 x 19.5.
Fish, freshwater produce (prawns & Tahitian trout), fruit & vegetables.
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$20

70442
SYLVAIN, A.
GUIDE DU TOUR DE L' ILE DE TAHITI

Papeete. c. 1970. Pacific Promotion Tahiti. 1st bilingual edition. 30 PP with colour illustrations (1 map at centrefold & 17 location maps and 93 photos). Pictorial soft covers. French and English text. Fine. 29.5 x 21.
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$15

64133
TAHITI
ETABLISSEMENTS FRANCAIS D'OCEANIE

Paris. 1935. Agence Economique des Colonies Autonomes et des Territoires Africains sous Mandat. Folded flyer - 6 folds with 2 tables, 1 map of French Polynesia, 1 b/w and 4 duotone photos. French text. Fine. 30 x 14.
EFO / Etablissements Français de l'Océanie = name of French Polynesia until the end of World War II.
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$20

61755
TAHITI
TAHITI FOR AUSTRALIANS - 2007/2008

Sydney. 2007. Tahiti Tourisme. 2007/2008 edition. 24 PP with colour illustrations (1 plan, 2 documents and 12 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Small format: 21 x 10.
The Australmian Guide to a great Tahitian holiday.
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$5

61756
TAHITI
VANILLE DE TAHITI (Vanilla Tahitensis)

Lahaina, Hawai'i. c. 2000. Braun Trading Co., Ltd No pagination, 8 PP with 1 map and 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 18 x 14.5.
Vanilla fromTahiti.
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$10

54594
TAILLEMITE, Etienne
BOUGAINVILLE IN TAHITI

Paris. 1972. Société des Océanistes. 1st Ed. Dossier No. 14 in the Dossiers Tahitiens series. 32 PP with 1 chart of the track by Bougainville to the island of Tahiti, and 39 b/w illustrations with captions in French and English. Pictorial soft cover. Staples removed. Near fine. 19 x 14.
The call of the French explorer Bougainville to what he named New Cythera.
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$20

52820
TAVERNIER, M. & O'REILLY, P.
L'ECRITURE DE GAUGUIN, Etude graphologique

Paris. 1968. Société des Océanistes. 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
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$30

51779
Te Reo o te Tuamotu
NAKU TEIE HAKARI, na toku tupune - Le Cocotier aux Tuamotu, quête identitaire et transmission du patrimoine

Papeete. 2006. Association Culturelle Te Reo o te Tuamotu / Haere Po. 1st Ed. 196, (2) PP with 2 b/w illustrations (1 drawing and 1 map), 2 maps in colour and hundreds of colour photos. Text in French and in Reo o te Tuamotu. Pictorial card covers with light wear, o/wise fine. 27 x 20.8. 2904171503
Coconut tree and heritage in the Tuamotu archipelago.
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$45

53405
TEIHOTU, Christa, ALEXANDRE, Alain, RURUA, Lee & JULLIEN-PARA, Sylvie
CHANSONS TAHITIENNES D' AUTREFOIS / HIMENE TAHITI NO TE MATAMUA

Papeete. 2007. Editions Le Motu. 1st Ed. 40 PP with colour photos, plus Compact Disc in pocket at rear of book. Pictorial soft cover. Lower corner of front cover with faint creases. Text in French an Reo Ma'ohi. New. 16 x 16. 2915105377
12 ancient tahitian songs collected by Te Ati Matahiapo Nui No Aimeho Nei (Association des personnes agées de Moorea).
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$40

38927
TEIKIMATUA, Vaema
LA TAVANA

Papeete. 1999. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed. 422, (2) PP. Pictorial card cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 14. 2909790665
Novel: Love story in the Tahiti of yesteryear.
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$30

56243
TEIPOITE MARAMA FROGIER, Odette
Tahiti Belle Epoque - LES HISTOIRES D' ODETTE

Papeete. 2008. Au Vent des Îles. 1st Ed. 295, (5 publications) PP. French text (with a 7 page glossary: Ma'ohi / French). Pictorial soft cover. New. 22 x 14. 9.78292E+12
Reminiscences and souvenirs.
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$60

17310
TEISSIER, Raoul
CHEFS ET NOTABLES DES ETABLISSEMENTS FRANCAIS DE L'OCEANIE AU TEMPS DU PROTECTORAT 1842-1880

Papeete. 1996. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. 4th edition of the 1978 original published in Bulletin No. 202 of the S.E.O. 139, 3 PP, with 3 genealogical tables & 40 portraits in text. Pictorial card cover. Three black marker pen lines on top front cover, o/wise fine. French text. 21.4 x 14.7.
Chiefs and leading citizens of French Polynesia during the Protectorate.
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$30

13149
TEISSIER, Raoul
LES CYCLONES EN POLYNESIE FRANCAISE (1878-1903-1905-1906)

Papeete. 1982. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 1 bw photo in text. Soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 14.8.
Study of the four cyclones which affected French Polynesia in 1878 and in the early 20th century.
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$30

62447
TERRIER, Christiane & DEFRANCE, Véronique (editors)
NOUMEA - PAPEETE: 150 ans de Liens et d'Echanges / NOUMEA E O PAPEETE: hoê hanere a pae àhuru matahiti tei paèpaèhia i nià i te parau no te natiraa e te ôpereraa

Nouméa. 2012. Musée de la Ville de Nouméa. 1st Ed. A word from Jean Lèques, Lord Mayor of Nouméa. Introduction by Christiane Terrier & Véronique Defrance. 220 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 21. 9782953506938
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$75

55603
TESTARD DE MARANS, Alfred
SOUVENIRS DES ILES MARQUISES 1887-1888. Etude sur le groupe Sud-Est de l'archipel

Paris. 2004. Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. 1st Ed. Publication No. 48. Introduction by Dominique Cadilhac. Avertissement by Michel Orliac. Notes and glossary by Marie Noëlle Ottino-Garanger. XIV, 212 PP with 2 tables, 10 figures, plus 12 pages with 18 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 24.5 x 16. 2854300084
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$80

57368
THALASSA
LA TERRE POLYNESIENNE

Paris. 1988. Thalassa. Issue No. 29, Oct/Nov 1988. Edited by Georges PERNOUD. 84 PP. Contains 7 articles between P.24 and 51 with 1 b/w and 26 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Jouer au bon sauvage, by France Guillain. Ses Iles , & Qu'est-ce qu'un Atoll, by Alain Dunoyer de Segonzac. Alain Gerbault, by Daniel Hillion. Vivre sur un atoll, by Armelle Bourdais. Heiva i Tahiti, by Michel-Claude Touchard. Sa cuisine, by Christian R. Saint Roche.
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$15

57369
THALASSA
MARQUISES: LA CROISIERE AUX ILES

Paris. 1992. Thalassa. Issue No. 58, April 1992. Edited by Georges PERNOUD. 84 PP. Contains article between P.40 and 54 with 1 location map in colour and 25 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Voyage on board the Aranui II: Papeete, Takapoto (Tuamotus), Fatu Hiva, Ua Pou, Hiva Oa, Ua Huka, Nuku Hiva, Rangiroa, Papeete.
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$15

42144
TOULLELAN, Pierre-Yves
COLONS FRANCAIS EN POLYNESIE ORIENTALE 1830-1914 (in Bulletin de la Société des Etudes Océaniennes)

Papeete. 1982. Société des Etudes Océaniennes. Volume XVIII - No. 221 No. 10, December 1982. Pages 1161 to 1243 with 1 map, 1 organigram, 1 graph and 13 tables. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 14.5..
Contemporary history written to mark the 150th anniversary of French presence in Tahiti.
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$30

12551
TOULLELAN, Pierre-Yves
TAHITI COLONIAL (1860-1914)

Paris. 1988. Publications de la Sorbonne. 2nd Ed. XIX, 361 PP with maps, graphs & tables, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2859441441
The arrival of the French in a background of Anglo-French rivalry, the work force, the trading firms, shipping & administration.
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$45

49565
TOULLELAN, Pierre-Yves & GILLE, Bernard
LE MARIAGE FRANCO-TAHITIEN, Histoire de Tahiti du XVIIIe Siècle à Nos Jours

Papeete. 1992. Editions Polymages-Scoop. 1st Ed. 173 PP with maps, graphs & tables. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 20.8 x 15. 2909790509
Contemporary history written to mark the 150th anniversary of French presence in Tahiti.
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$55

61656
TREGEAR, Edward
A DICTIONARY OF MANGAREVA (or Gambier Islands)

Wellington. 1899. New Zealand Institute. 1st Ed. (8), 122 PP. Soft cover, staples. Copy with the front cover chipped and a closed tear, and lacking the back cover. Faint foxing. Contents near fine. Scarce. 24.5 x 15.3.
A pure Polynesian language closely related to the speech of the Maoris of New Zealand and different from the Paumotu Archipelago close by.
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$100

47846
TRYON, Darrell (editor)
PACIFIC IDENTITIES / LES IDENTITES DU PACIFIQUE (in The New Pacific Review / La Nouvelle Revue Du Pacifique - Volume 1)

Canberra. 2000. Pandanus Book. Volume 1, No. 1, December 2000. 1st bilingual (English / French) edition. 210 (English text), (2), 224 (French text) PP. Illustrated soft covers. Fine. 25.4 x 17.7.
Nouméa Symposium Proceedings (15 papers) held 15-16 July 1999. Pacific Identities and Modernities, by Marshall Sahlins. Identity and Power in Vanuatu, by Darrell Tryon. Identity and language, by Louise Peltzer...
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$80

52906
T'SERSTEVENS, A.
TAHITI ET SA COURONNE - Vol. I: Tahiti, Moorea, les Polynésiens

Paris. 1950. Editions Albin Michel. 1st Ed. Vol I: 400 PP with 20 line drawings by Amandine Doré, plus 24 pages with 24 b/w photos by author and 1 folded map. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. 19 x 14.
Tahiti and her fringe of islands and archipelagoes as it was, during a 3 year sojourn after WWII.
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$25

42928
T'SERSTEVENS, A.
TAHITI ET SA COURONNE - Vol. I: Tahiti, Moorea, les Polynésiens

Paris. 1960. Editions Albin Michel. Reprint of the 1950 original (18th thousand). Vol I: 400 PP with 20 line drawings by Amandine Doré, plus 24 pages with 24 b/w photos by author and 1 folded map. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Very good. 19 x 14.
Tahiti and her fringe of islands and archipelagoes as it was, during a 3 year sojourn after WWII.
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$20

49056
T'SERSTEVENS, A.
TAHITI ET SA COURONNE: Vol II: Marquises, Sous-le-Vent, Australes, Tuamotu

Paris. 1950. Editions Albin Michel. 1st Ed. Volume II: 408 PP with 22 line drawings by Amandine Doré, plus 24 pages with 24 b/w photos by author. Pictorial soft cover. Creases on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. French text. Very good. 19 x 14.
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$20

49087
UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC
JOURNAL OF PACIFIC STUDIES - FRANCONESIA: Contemporary Aspects of Francophone Presence in Oceania - Volume 27, No.1

Suva. 2004. School of Social and Economic Development / University of the South Pacific. August 2004. Edited by Frédéric ANGLEVIEL. (4), 137, (3) PP. Soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8.
8 papers. 2 in French: Vision of precolonial paradise in Tahiti, by Philippe Bachimon. Uveans (Wallisians) in New Caledonia, by Dominique Pechberty. 6 in English: Input of Francophone archaeological research in the Pacific, by Christophe Sand... The Black and the Red: Radicalising anti-colonialism in 1970s New Caledonia, by David Chappell..
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$20

46550
VAITE, Célestine Hitiura
L'ARBRE A PAIN, la vie, l'amour à la tahitienne

Papeete. 2003. Au Vent des Iles. 1st French edition of the 2000 Australian original, translated by Henri Theureau. 340, (4 publications) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.8 x 14. 2909790460
Novel set in Tahiti. A slice of life and love, Tahitian style.
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$35

70706
VERGER, Pierre
SOUTH SEA ISLANDS

London. 1937. George Routledge. 1st edition in the "Seen by the camera" series, with a foreword by Robert Burnett. XVI PP, plus 48 b/w plates. Cloth cover, title vignette on front cover and spine. Slight ageing/foxing on endpapers and outside edges. Very good. Scarce. 25.2 x 18.5.
48 photographic studies on the islands of French Polynesia and their inhabitants (Amanu, Rapa, Rurutu, Tahiti, ...).
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$120

59361
VERNIER, Fréderic, Charles & Henri
A TAHITIAN AND ENGLISH DICTIONARY - "Le Davies des Vernier"

Papeete. 2009. Haere Po No Tahiti. 6th reprint of the 1851 original published by the London Missionary Society. 413 PP. Decorated soft cover. As new. 21.2 x 14.8. 9782904171079
Dictionary with introductory remarks on the Polynesian Language and a short grammar of the Tahitian dialect with an appendix.
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$90

11557
VERNIER, Henri
AU VENT DES CYCLONES - Puai Noa Mai Te Vero - Histoire des Missions Protestantes et de l' Eglise Evangélique à Tahiti et en Polynésie Française, Une Eglise Polynésienne 1797-1963, 1985

Papeete. 1986. Eglise Evangélique de Polynnésie Française. 1st Ed. (16), 466 PP with b/w illust. (paintings & photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.8. 2905832002
History and changes of the Protestant Church in Tahiti and in French Polynesia, since the arrival of the London Missionary Society.
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$30

50190
VILLIERME, Marie-Hélène
TANGATA, Une Communauté Polynésienne

Papeete. 2005. Editions Le Motu. 1st Ed. 176 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover, dj. French text. Fine. 25 x 25. 2915105197
A Polynesian Community spread on the Tuamotus and Gambier archipelagos.
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$60

57392
Von Den STEINEN, Karl
L'ART DU TATOUAGE AUX ÎLES MARQUISES

Papeete. 2007. Haere Po. Reprint of the November 2005 edition. Illustrations and texts selected and translated by Denise & Robert Koenig. Myth of Kena, translated from the German text by Almut & Jean Pagès. 176 PP with 2 portraits, 5 facsimiles of a page (manuscripts and original german edition) , 2 maps, 21 b/w photos and and over 140 b/w illustrations (sketches, headpieces, tail pieces, text drawings). Illustrated soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 15. 9782904171505
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$150

51781
Von Den STEINEN, Karl
LES MARQUISIENS ET LEUR ART. Etude sur le Développement de l'Art Ornemental Primitif des Mers du Sud. Volume II: PLASTIQUE

Papeete. 2005. Musée de Tahiti et des Iles - Te Fare Iamanaha. 1st French edition of the 1928 German original, translated by Almut & Jean Pagès. VIII, 292 PP with 273 b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, photos, sketches). Pictorial laminated boards. French text. Fine. 31.5 x 25. 2952148759
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$130

33606
WALTHER, Ingo F.
PAUL GAUGUIN, 1848-1903 - The Primitive Sophisticate

Cologne, Germany. 1996. Evergreen. 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
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$15

13462
WALTHER, Ingo F.
PAUL GAUGUIN, 1848-1903, The Primitive Sophisticate

Cologne, Germany. 1988. Benedikt Taschen. 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
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$10

51278
WARNER, Oliver (editor)
AN ACCOUNT OF THE DISCOVERY OF TAHITI, From the Journal of George Robertson, Master of H.M.S Dolphin

London. 1992. Folio Press. Reissue of the 1955 edition. 127 PP with 10 wood-engravings by Robert Gibbings. Fp: Map of the island of Tahiti. Hard cover, gilt decorated boards, gilt title on cloth spine. Name of previous owner at top of half title page. Light foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 046004141X
The account of the experiences of the sea-weary crew of the HMS Dolphin on the discovery of Tahiti in 1767.
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$20

62726
WELDON, Kevin
EARTHWATCH ON MATAIREA HILL (in GEO, Australia's Geographical Magazine)

Sydney. 1979. Australasia's Geographical Magazine / The Rigby Group. Volume 2, No. 2, 1979. 138 PP. Includes article from P.102 to 115 with colour illustrations (3 maps and 12 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28 x 20.3.
Dr Yosihiko Sinoto, and Earthwatch Project on the ruins of Matairea Hill, Huahine Island.
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$10

31223
WEST, Morris
THE NAVIGATOR

Sydney. 1976. Book Club Associates. Reprint of the 1976 original by William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 303 PP with 1 map and 12 head pieces. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 13.2.
Novel - Search for an uncharted island lying amongst the Polynesian Islands.
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$5

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

London & Sydney. 1963. Society for the Propagation of the Gospel & the Australian Board of Missions. 2nd edition of the 1961 original. 20 PP, plus 4 pages with 3 maps and 5 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.8 x 13.2.
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$15

36108
WILLIAMS, Winston
TWENTY FATHOMS DOWN FOR MOTHER-OF-PEARL (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 121, No. 4, 1962)

Washington. 1962. N.G.S. Volume 121 No. 4, April 1962. Article between pages 512 and 529 with 22 colour photos by Bates Littlehales. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.
Pearl shell diving in the Tuamotus, French Polynesia.
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$10

33605
ZINGG, Jean-Pierre
LES EVENTAILS DE PAUL GAUGUIN

Papeete. 1996. Editions Avant & Après. 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).
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$150

12619
ZUBER, Christian
TAHITI, LES PLUS BELLES ILES DU MONDE

Paris. 1974. Editions G.P. 1st Ed. in the Coup d'Oeil sur le Monde series. 128 PP with 120 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Light foxing. Very good. French text. 27 x 21.
Adventures in French Polynesia while on film location. Excellent photography.
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$20