60241
ABERCOMBIE, Thomas J.
OMAN: GUARDIAN OF THE GULF [in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 160, No. 3, September 1981]

Washington. 1981. N.G.S. Volume 160, No. 3, September 1981. 279-420 PP (lacking pages 315 to 318). Contains article pages 344 to 377 with 2 maps and 26 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. 25.4 x 17.5.
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$5

47371
ACOCELLA, Joan (editor)
MISSION TO SIAM: The Memoirs of Jessie MacKinnon Hartzell

Honolulu. 2001. University of Hawai'i Press. 1st Ed. with a biographical essay by Joan Acocella and an introduction by Rosalind C. Morris. XLIV, 157, (3) PP with 1 map, 1 facsimile of note and 15 b/w photos. Fp: Portrait of Jessie Mackinnon Hartzell in 1946. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 13.8. 0824823958
Wife of a Presbyterian missionary in northern Thailand, 1912 to 1928.
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$20

47370
ACOCELLA, Joan (editor)
MISSION TO SIAM: The Memoirs of Jessie MacKinnon Hartzell

Honolulu. 2001. University of Hawai'i Press. 1st Ed. with a biographical essay by Joan Acocella and an introduction by Rosalind C. Morris. XLIV, 157, (3) PP with 1 map, 1 facsimile of note and 15 b/w photos. Fp: Portrait of Jessie Mackinnon Hartzell in 1946. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Fine. 22 x 14.5. 0824822536
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$25

13676
ALDRICH, Robert & CONNELL, John
FRANCE'S OVERSEAS FRONTIER, Départements et Territoires d'Outre-Mer

Cambridge. 1992. C.U.P. 1st Ed. X, 358 PP with 12 maps & 4 tables in text. Hard cover, gilt-engraved spine, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 0521390613
A survey of ten French outposts (Confetti of Empire), with one common link: France.
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$40

12814
ALLADIN, Ibrahim
ECONOMIC MIRACLE IN THE INDIAN OCEAN, Can Mauritius Show the Way?

Rose-Hill, Mauritius. 1993. E.O.I. 1st Ed. XXII, 204 PP with 26 tables, 1 map & 10 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 20.8 x 15. 9990301646
The course of economic development in Mauritius with an export-oriented strategy.
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$10

42422
AMIRIE, Abbas (editor)
THE PERSIAN GULF AND INDIAN OCEAN IN INTERNATIONAL POLITICS

Tehran. 1975. Institute for international Political and Economic Studies. 1st Ed. (4), VII, (2 blank), 417 PP. Eps: Map of the Indian Ocean. Illustrated soft cover. Fine. 24 x 16.5.
Papers presented at an International Conference on the Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean, in March 1975.
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$15

71199
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
POULO CONDORE (CON DAO), l'archipel dont on ne revenait pas - Histoire de l'archipel carcéral de l'Indochine Francaise (1862-1954) et du Vietnam (1954-1993)

Nouméa. c. 2018. Author. 1st Ed. 321, (3) PP. Soft covers. French text. As new. 21 x 14.8.
Convict settlement in this Archipelago of the South China Sea, south of Saigon / Ho Chi Minh City.
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$40

54090
ANGOT, M. (editor)
BIBLIOGRAPHIE DES TRAVAUX SCIENTIFIQUES MARINS INTERESSANT MADAGASCAR

Tananarive. 1966. O.R.S.T.O.M., Nossi-Bé / Imprimerie Nationale. Limited edition of 250 copies. Extract from Bulletin de Madagascar No. 239, April 1966. 64 PP. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 23.5 x 15.5.
600 references.
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$20

40488
ANNUNZIATA, Giancarlo
MADAGASCAR NOSY-BE - L'arcipelago incantato delle isole vergini / L'archipel enchanté des îles vierges

Torino. 1979. Ruggero Aprile Editore. 1st Ed. 132 PP with 7 maps, 32 b/w and 102 colour photos. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial boards, dj. Italian and French text. Foxing spots on title page and page 13, o/wise very good. 27 x 20.
The archipelago of Nosy Be, on the north west coast of Madagascar.
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$45

15572
ARASARATNAM, Sinnappah (editor)
FRANCOIS VALENTIJN'S DESCRIPTION OF CEYLON

London. 1978. Hakluyt Society. Second series. No. 149. XV, 395 PP with 2 maps, plus 16 pages with 12 b/w illustrations & 4 maps, and 1 large folded map at back. Fp: Title page of Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Light foxing on top outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.5 x 14. 0904180069
Ceylon after the Dutch conquest and the defeat of the Portuguese.
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$10

55376
ARENSBERG, Ingrid
OSTINDIEFARAREN GÖTHEBORG SEGLAR IGEN / THE SWEDISH SHIP GÖTHEBORG SAILS AGAIN

Sävedalen, Sweden. 2005. Warne Förlag. 1st bilingual edition. Foreword by Göran Bengtsson. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Illustrated hard covers, dj. Note on half title page signed by Captain Peter Kaaling, Master of the Sweditsh East Indiaman Götheborg. Text in Swedish and English. A few small chips to the dust jacket, o/wise fine. 28.6 x 24.5. 9186425854
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$35

66349
ARNDT, Robert
SAUDI ARABIA - Aspects of Culture

Houston, Texas. 2005. Aramco Services Co. 1st Ed. 66 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.7 x 21.7.
Mapping Arabia, by James V. Parry. Art Rocks in Saudi Arabia, / The Captain and the King, by Peter Harrigan. Painting Cultural History, by Ni'mah Isma'il Nawwab. Welcoming God's Guests / Reclaiming our past, by Samia El-Moslimany.
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$10

12811
ARNO, Toni & ORIAN, Claude
ILE MAURICE: UNE SOCIETE MULTIRACIALE

Paris. 1986. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 186 PP with 4 tables & 2 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Fine. French text. 21.4 x 13.4. 2858027617
Mauritius: The multiracial society of today (with an important ethnic diversity), compared with the previous infighting between individual groups.
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$20

67206
ARON, Wellesley
WHEELS IN THE STORM - The Genesis of the Israeli Defence Forces

Canberra. 1974. Roebuck Book. 1st edition. Foreword by Major-General Cullen. Roebuck Society Publication No. 13. X, 196 PP, plus 20 pages with b/w illustrations (4 cartoons and 36 photos). FEP: Map of Eastern Mediterranean Sea. REP: Map of Cyrenaica. Pictorial hard covers, dj. Fine. 25.1 x 18.2. 0909434042
Jewish Palestinian troops with the British Army (Royal Army Service Corps): Egypt, Libya, Malta, Italy.
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$35

57605
ASIA/AUSTRALIA
HEMISPHERE ANNUAL - IV

Canberra. 1983. A.G.P.S. The six bi-monthly issues of Hemisphere "An Asian-Australian" magazine, published from July-August 1982 to May-June 1983. Edited by Kenneth Russell HENDERSON. (8), 384 PP, (8 index) with b/w and colour illustrations. Fine. 29.3 x 20.6.
A John Bull in a China shop, by O. H. K. Spate. ... Wandering Continents and their Animals ...
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$25

42179
ASIA/AUSTRALIA
HEMISPHERE ANNUAL - V

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

14877
AUBAILE-SALLENAVE, Francoise
BOIS ET BATEAUX DU VIETNAM

Paris. 1987. Selaf / CNRS. 1st Ed. XXII, 184, (2 adv) PP with 1 map on double-page and 38 b/w plates, plus 32 pages with 50 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 16.2. 2852971909
Building techniques, materials in use (timber, sap, oakum,..). Illustrates the originality of naval architecture of Vietnam and Asia, lightness & resistance.
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$55

34404
AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY (AIMA)
THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Volume 13, No.1, 1989

Fremantle. 1989. AIMA / Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. 26 PP with b/w illustrations. Illustrated card cover. Fine. 29.6 x 21.
Sri Lankan Fishing Technology: Past, Present and Future, by Dena Garratt. Also contains: Defence an Victorian shipwrecks, by Leonie Foster.
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$20

49402
BALINT, Ruth
TROUBLED WATERS. Borders, boundaries and possession in the Timor Sea

Sydney. 2005. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. 188 PP with 2 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.5 x 13. 1741143616
Chapter 1: Timor connection with the northwest coast of Australia. Chapter 6: Ashmore Reef...
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$30

12472
BARQUISSAU, Raphael
LES CHEVALIERS DES ISLES

Sainte-Clotilde, La Réunion. 1990. Editions du Centre de Recherche IndianOcéanique. 1st Ed. 160 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 22 x 12. 290701708X
Some of the outstanding personalities of the French-speaking islands of the Indian Ocean: Bernardin de Saint-Pierre and Isle de France (Mauritius) - Aladar de Benyowsky (a Polish nobleman), self proclaimed Emperor of Madagascar.
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$30

37731
BARQUISSAU, Raphael
LES ISLES

Paris. 1941. Grasset. 1st Ed. 262 PP, plus 8 b/w plates and 2 large folded maps. Soft cover, illustrated front cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. French text. 19.6 x 14.2.
A history of the French speaking islands of the Caribbean (Martinique, Guadeloupe, Haiti) and the Indian Ocean (Madagascar, Mauritius, Bourbon/Reunion).
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$20

48580
BARRAUX, Roland & RAZAFINDRAMBOA, Andriamampionona
JEAN LABORDE, UN GASCON A MADAGASCAR (1805-1878)

Paris. 2004. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. Preface by Jacques Tiersonnier s.j. 248 PP with 1 family tree, 1 facsimile of document, 2 maps and 4 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 24 x 16. 274756956X
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$20

13230
BAYLY, C. A.
INDIAN SOCIETY AND THE MAKING OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE

Cambridge. 1988. CUP. 1st Ed., Volume II, No. 1 in The New Cambridge History of India series XI, 239 PP with 5 maps. Fp: John Mowbray circa 1790. Cloth cover, gilt title on vignette on front cover and spine. Ex library copy with a few stamps on both endpapers, and lower margin of half title and title page. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise near fine internally. 23.5 x 15.4. 0521250927
The formation of states and social groups in 18th century India. The British East India Company...
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$20

33689
BECKINGHAM, C. F. & HUNTINGFORD, G. W. B. (editors)
THE PRESTER JOHN OF THE INDIES - A True Relation of the Lands of the Prester John Being the Narrative of the Portuguese Embassy to Ethiopia in 1520 written by Father Francisco Alvares - VOLUME II

Cambridge. 1961. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. Publication 105 of Hakluyt Society second series. Volume II: VI, P.323 to 618 with 6 illust., plus 3 plates and 1 large folded map in rear pocket. Fp: Amhara and Shoa, as depicted in a Venetian map of 1588. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper. Few foxing spots on outside edges, few pages and the dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 22.5 x 14.5.
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$25

44639
BELGRAVE, James (text) & GERARD, Bernard (photos)
BAHRAIN

Paris. c. 1980. Editions Delroisse. 1st Ed. 144 PP with colour photographs by Bernard Gérard. FEP: Map of Bahrain Islands and legends. REP: Location map of Bahrain. Hard cover, dj. Text in English, French and German. Near fine. 27.8 x 21.6.
History, Development the People, Manama, Boat Building, Muharraq, Isa Town, Bapco, Agriculture, Pottery, Arts, Sports & Games.
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$25

21701
BELLING, Lawrence N.
SEYCHELLES ILES D'AMOUR, Islands of Love

Paris. 1971. Delroise. 1st Ed. 128 PP with maps & colour photos. Eps: Chief Minister Mancham. Gilt-engraved hard cover, dj. Very good. French & English text. 22 x 17.5.
History, geography, population with pictorial discovery of this archipelago.
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$10

56193
BELLWOOD, Peter, BOWDERY, Doreen, ALLEN, Jane... (Editorial Team)
INDO-PACIFIC PREHISTORY: The Melaka Papers - Volume 4

Canberra. 2000. Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association / A.N.U. 1st Ed. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association No. 20. (4), 170 PP with tables and figures (graphs, maps, photos and drawings). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.3 x 20.8.
16 papers of the Proceedings of the 16th Congress of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association, Melaka, Malaysia, 1-7 July 1998.
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$45

56194
BELLWOOD, Peter, BOWDERY, Doreen, GLOVER, Ian... (Editorial Team)
INDO-PACIFIC PREHISTORY: The Melaka Papers - Volume 5

Canberra. 2001. Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association / A.N.U. 1st Ed. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association No. 21. (4), 169 PP with tables and figures (graphs, maps, photos and drawings). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.3 x 20.8.
24 papers of the Proceedings of the 16th Congress of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association, Melaka, Malaysia, 1-7 July 1998.
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$45

56195
BELLWOOD, Peter, BOWDERY, Doreen, GLOVER, Ian... (Editorial Team)
INDO-PACIFIC PREHISTORY: The Melaka Papers - Volume 6

Canberra. 2002. Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association / A.N.U. 1st Ed. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association No. 22. (4), 180 PP with tables and figures (graphs, maps, photos and drawings). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.3 x 20.8.
19 papers of the Proceedings of the 16th Congress of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association, Melaka, Malaysia, 1-7 July 1998.
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$45

56197
BELLWOOD, Peter, BOWDERY, Doreen, KEATES, Susan ... (Editorial Team)
INDO-PACIFIC PREHISTORY: The Taipei Papers - Volume 2

Canberra. 2004. Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association / A.N.U. 1st Ed. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association No. 24. (4), 168 PP with tables and figures (graphs, maps, photos and drawings). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.3 x 20.8.
19 papers of the Proceedings of the 17th Congress of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association, Taipei, Taiwan, 9 to 15 September 2002.
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$45

56196
BELLWOOD, Peter, BOWDERY, Doreen, PEARSON, Richard ... (Editorial Team)
INDO-PACIFIC PREHISTORY: The Taipei Papers - Volume 1

Canberra. 2003. Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association / A.N.U. 1st Ed. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association Volume 23. (4), 200 PP with tables and figures (graphs, maps, photos and drawings). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.3 x 20.8.
20 papers of the Proceedings of the 17th Congress of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association, Taipei, Taiwan, 9 to 15 September 2002.
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$45

56200
BELLWOOD, Peter, CHEN, Xingcan, LIU, Li ... (Editorial Team)
INDO-PACIFIC PREHISTORY: Papers from the Manila Congress - Volume 28

Canberra. 2008. Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association / A.N.U. 1st Ed. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association No. 28. (4), 126 PP with tables and figures (graphs, maps, photos and drawings). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.3 x 20.8.
17 papers of the Proceedings: 18th Congress of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association, Manila, Philippines, 20 to 26 March 2006.
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$45

56199
BELLWOOD, Peter, CHEN, Xingcan, LIU, Li ... (Editorial Team)
INDO-PACIFIC PREHISTORY: Papers from the Taipei and Manila Congresses - Volume 27

Canberra. 2007. Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association / A.N.U. 1st Ed. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association No. 27. (4), 170, (2) PP with tables and figures (graphs, maps, photos and drawings). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.3 x 20.8.
18 papers of the Proceedings: 18th Congress of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association, Manila, Philippines, 20 to 26 March 2006.
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$45

16350
BENOIT, Norbert (editor)
LA VIE OU LES AVENTURES DE J.B. TABARDIN DANS SES VOYAGES imaginé et commencé le premier janvier 1805 dans la Raveline de Bombay

Port Louis, ILe Maurice. 1993. Editions Vizavi. 1st Ed. 236 PP with 5 maps & 5 colour illustrations by J.B. Tabardin. Pict. card cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 15. 9990337004
Jean-Baptiste Tabardin, a Creole from Mauritius, roamed the oceans as a French corsair and a libertine, fighting the British...
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$20

39842
BERQUE, Jacques
FRENCH NORTH AFRICA - The Maghrib Between Two World Wars

New York. 1967. Frederick A. Praeger. 1st US edition translated from the 1962 French original "Le Magrib entre deux guerres" by Jean Stewart. 422 PP with 1 map on double page. Cloth cover, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Dust jacket is a little foxed with a few small chips, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
Morocco - Algeria - Tunisia.
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$10

42100
BESSIERE, Philippe
VINGT DECEMBRE: Le Jour où La Réunion se souvient...

Paris. 2001. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. Preface by Hubert Gerbeau. 368 PP. Soft cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. French and Créole texts. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747512339
On the 20 December 1848, slavery was abolished in this Island of the Indian Ocean.
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$20

12474
BILLIARD, Auguste
VOYAGE AUX COLONIES ORIENTALES - Lettres Ecrites à M. le Comte de Montalivet, ancien Ministre de l'Intérieur pendant les années 1817 à 1820

Sainte Clotilde, La Réunion. 1990. Ars Terres Creoles. 1st Ed. in Collection Mascarin. Reprint of the 1822 original. 254 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 20.5 x 14.5. 29085780903
Fifteen letters written during the voyage from France to Mauritius and La Réunion and a stay of 3 years in the latter. Geography, history, customs, etc...
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$80

38409
BIVAR, A. D. H. (editor)
THE TRAVELS OF IBN BATTUTA, A.D. 1325-1354 - Volume V - Index to Volumes I-IV

London. 2000. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. Publication 190 of Hakluyt Society second series. X, 153 PP. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Letter from Hakluyt Society loosely inserted. Fine. 22.3 x 14.2. 0904180670
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$20

13205
BLANCHY, Sophie
KARANA ET BANIANS, Les Communautés Commerçantes d'origine Indienne à Madagascar

Paris. 1995. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. in Repères pour Madagascar et l'Océan Indien series. 346, (5 adv.) PP with 1 figure and 6 maps in text plus 8 pages with 16 bw photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2738426565
Origin of the merchant communities found in Madagascar and who migrated from Gujerat (Northwest of India) during the second part of the 19th century. Their development, integration and the problems faced since independence.
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$25

48541
BOCK DIGNE, Marie-S.
PAYSAGES URBAINS ET LIEUX DE VIE. Etude diachronique des villes maritimes insulaires du sud-ouest et de l'ouest de l' Océan Indien

Paris. 2003. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 400, (1) PP with 47 figures and 78 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747551148
Ports and cities of the South West Indian Ocean.
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$30

46794
BOST, Charles-André, GUINET, Christophe & Dominique, LEQUETTE, Benoît,
SOUS LES QUARANTIEMES RUGISSANTS. Un sanctuaire sauvage

Paris. 2003. Editions du Gerfaut. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 1 map with 6 insets, 11 b/w illustrations and hundreds of colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. French text. 33.6 x 25.6. 2914622376
Environment and fauna (avifauna, mammals), in the islands of the roaring forties and howling fifties
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$90

32957
BOUDINE, Joël
LE REGIME FISCAL DES DEPARTEMENTS D'OUTRE-MER

Paris. 1998. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in Sociétés et Economies Insulaires series. 264 PP, (6 adv.) with tables. Card cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 16. 273846436X
The French overseas Departments (including Réunion Island, Indian Ocean) and their financial system.
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$35

38150
BOUGARD, Alain, ETWAREEA, Ram & ORY, Christiane
MADAGASCAR - La Grande Ile Magique (in îles Magazine)

Lausanne. 1989. îles Magazine S.A. Issue No. 4, June-July 1989. Contains article from P. 4 to 35 with 1 map and 25 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 27 x 20.
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$10

39003
BOURDAT, Pierre / DERIBERE, Paulette & Maurice
LOYS MASSON (1915-1969): Poète et Romancier de l'Ocèan Indien - An Indian Ocean Poet and Novelist / LES ILES MALDIVES - THE MALDIVE ISLANDS (in Courrier des Messageries Maritimes No. 141)

Paris. 1974. Compagnie des Messageries Maritimes. No. 141, July-August 1974. Contains articles: P. 15 to 19 with 9 b/w photos / P. 20 to 29 with 1 map, 2 colour and 12 duotone illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French and English text. 30.5 x 24.
Loys Masson. Maldive archipelago, in the Indian Ocean.
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$20

11623
BOWMAN, L.W. & CLARK, I.
THE INDIAN OCEAN IN GLOBAL POLITICS

Boulder, Col. 1981. Westview Press. 1st Ed. XI, 260 PP with 1 map of the Indian Ocean. Cloth cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0865310386
Environment and resources, trade and development, super powers' influences : USA, UK, USSR, France and other powers : Australia, India.
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$15

20565
BOXER, C. R. (Editor)
FURTHER SELECTIONS FROM THE TRAGIC HISTORY OF THE SEA 1559-1565. Narratives of the Shipwrecks of the Portuguese East Indiamen Aguia and Garça (1559) Sao Paulo (1561) and the misadventures of the Brazil-ship Santo Antonio (1565)

Cambridge. 1968. Hakluyt Society. Second Series. No. CXXXII. VIII, 170 PP with 8 b/w illustrations, plus 5 plates (1 folded) and 2 folded maps. Fp: Portrait of Francisco Barreto. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with light foxing and browned on spine. Near fine internally. 22 x 14.5.
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$10

62742
BOXER, Charles Ralph
THE GREAT SHIP FROM AMACON - Annals of Macao and the Old Japan Trade, 1555-1640

Lisboa. 1959. Centro de Estudos Historicos UltraMarinos. 1st Ed. XI, 361 PP, plus 1 map, 6 plates and 1 large folded map of Japan at back. Fp: The Great Ship from Macao, circa 1552. Soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of preliminary page, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 23.6 x 16.2.
The saga of the Macau-Japan trade from its beginning in 1555, to its end, in 1640. Part I: The annual Japan voyage. Part II: Privileges and duties of the Captain-Majors of the Japan voyage. Cargoes carried between Macao and Nagasaki. Hazards of navigation in the China sea...(some of the letters of part II are in Portuguese).
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$200

48585
BRANDIBAS, Jacques, GRUCHET, Georgius, REIGNIER, Philippe, et al...
LA MORT ET LES MORTS à l'île de la Réunion et dans l'océan Indien

Paris. 2004. L'Harmattan/ADFOI. 1st Ed., in Questions Contemporaines series. 233 PP, (6). Soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.4. 2747575195
Death and the Dead in the Indian Ocean.
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$45

13212
BRAUN, Dieter
THE INDIAN OCEAN, Region of Conflict or Peace Zone?

London & Canberra. 1983. Hurst & Croom-Helm. 1st English edition. Translated from the 1982 German original. XII, 228 PP with 1 photo, 6 maps and 6 tables in text. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14. 905838726
Geographical and historical background of the Indian Ocean and the lands surrounding it. The global power balance, regional and multilateral security concepts and initiatives...
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$15

12064
BRUCE, Robert H.
INDIAN OCEAN NAVIES, Technological Advances and Regional Security

Perth. 1990. Centre for Indian Ocean Regional Studies. 1st Ed. No. 4 in Studies in Indian Ocean Maritime Affairs series. VIII, 150 PP with tables. Soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 0908155638
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$15

13216
BRUCE, Robert H. (editor)
THE MODERN INDIAN NAVY AND THE INDIAN OCEAN, Developments and Implications

Perth. 1989. Centre for Indian Ocean Regional Studies. 1st Ed. No. 2 in Studies in Indian Ocean Maritime Affairs series X, 168 PP with 1 map and 6 tables in text. Card cover. Fine. 20.5 x 14.5. 0908155638
India and its Ocean, foundations of India Naval power, sources of this expansion, implications for Pakistan and Australia.
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$20

60494
BRUIJN, Professor Jaap
SAILING SHIPS AND SAILING PEOPLE - The East Indiamen

Perth. 1987. University Extension / The University of Western Australia. Lecture: (2), 16 PP. Soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.
Lecture given at the University of Western Australia on 15th January 1987.
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$10

56592
BUCKLES, Guy
THE DIVE SITES OF THE RED SEA

London. 1997. New Holland. 1st Ed. 173 PP with colour illust. (maps & photos). Title page: A Spanish Dancer. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.2 x 16.5. 185368905X
Comprehensive coverage of diving and snorkelling.
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$20

41244
BULPIN, T. V. (editor)
EAST AFRICA AND THE ISLANDS

Capetown. c. 1956? Howard B. Timmins. 1st Ed. 98 PP with 84 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): Kampala, the beautiful capital of Uganda. Eps: map of East Africa and the western Islands of the Indian Ocean. Hard cover (lightly soiled, spine sunned). Lacks page 53/54 (2 photos), note on half title page, light foxing, o/wise a very good copy. 31.5 x 24.
East Africa and the southern Indian Ocean, or sea of Zanj comprising Madagascar, the Mascarenes (Mauritius, Reunion, Rodriguez), the Seychelles, and the Comoros.
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$10

21819
BUNCE, Pauline
THE COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS, Australian Atolls in the Indian Ocean

Brisbane. 1988. Jacaranda / Cocos (Keeling) Island Council. 1st Ed. VIII, 144 PP with maps, tables, graphs & photos (b/w & colour). Title spread: Newly-wed Cocos/Malays/Australians. Eps. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 25.4 x 19. 0701624574
Published at the time of Australia's Bicentennial. The atoll life, its history and its peoples.
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$45

42244
BURMAN, Jose
WHO REALLY DISCOVERED SOUTH AFRICA ?

Cape Town. 1969. C. Struik. 1st Ed. X, 170 PP with 12 vignettes at head of chapters and 2 maps, plus 24 pages with 12 maps and 14 b/w illustrations. Fp: The meeting of two races. Eps: Chart of the Cape of Good Hope. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 24.7 x 18.5.
The real, albeit unknown explorers of South Africa coasts and hinterland.
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$15

19463
BURNELL, John
BOMBAY IN THE DAYS OF QUEEN ANNE, Being an account of the Settlement written by John Burnell

London. 1933. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. No. LXXII, in the Second series, with an Introduction and Notes by Samuek T. Sheppard. XXX, 192 PP plus 3 maps. Fp: Bombay Castle in its modern surroundings. Cloth cover, gilt device on front and back cover, gilt title on spine (faded). Bookplate on front endpaper. A near fine copy. Scarce. 22.6 x 15.
Bombay in the 1710's and adventures in Bengal which he reached in 1712.
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$120

45566
CAILLET, Cécile
PECHEURS VEZO A MADAGASCAR, Carnet Epique...

Paris. 2002. l'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in Voyages Zellidja series. 180 PP with 1 map and 13 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747529452
The Vezo, coastal tribe of the south west coast of Madagascar. Voyage from Tulear to Europa Island, in the Mozambique channel.
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$20

32958
CARREIRA, Ernestine
SOURCES EUROPEENES SUR LE GUJARAT

Paris. 1998. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., No. 10 in the Société d'Histoire de l'Orient series. 210 PP with 1 map. Decorated card cover. Near fine. English & French texts. 24 x 16. 2738474101
9 papers (2 in French and 7 in English) on the European knowledge of Gujarat, one of the powerful Indian Sultanate of the 15th and 16th centuries. From the archives of Great Britain, India, Netherlands and Sweden.
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$40

35610
CAZES-DUVAT, Virginie
LES LITTORAUX DES ILES SEYCHELLES

Paris. 1999. L'Harmattan / Université de la Réunion. 1st Ed. with a preface by Roland Paskoff. (10), 365 PP with 44 tables and 72 figures, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos, and 7 folded pages with maps in colour at back of book. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2738481485
Sea shores and coastal management in the Seychelles Islands.
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$25

47327
CHACK, Paul
LES PRODIGIEUSES BATAILLES DU BAILLI DE SUFFREN

Paris. 2003. Editions du Gerfaut. Reprint of the rare 1944 original (500 copies). 192 PP with head and tail pieces, 2 maps and 2 battle diagrams. Fp: Wooden bust of Pierre-André de Suffren. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.9 x 14.5. 2914622279
Naval battles in the Indian Ocean between February 1782 and June 1783.
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$20

11533
CHANE-KUNE, Sonia
AUX ORIGINES DE L'IDENTITE REUNIONNAISE

Paris. 1993. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 206 PP, (2). Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738418856
A study of the multi-ethnic society of La Réunion which forged its actual identity. Political changes, economic problems & socio-cultural variations in the short history of this island.
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$20

36806
CHANE-KUNE, Sonia
LA FERMETURE DE BEAUFONDS, Sucrerie Réunionnaise

Paris. 1999. L`Harmattan. 1st Ed. 272 PP. Pictorial card cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738485960
History of a sugar mill on the Island of La Réunion, closed in December 1995.
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$20

44449
CHAPUS, & DANDOUAU
MANUEL D'HISTOIRE DE MADAGASCAR

Paris. 1961. Editions Larose. 1st Ed. 192 PP 4 maps and 35 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Stamp of previous owner on half title page. Near fine. French text. 24.6 x 16.
Handbook on the history of Madagascar.
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$15

35304
CHARBONNEAU, Général Jean
GALLIENI A MADAGASCAR

Paris. 1950. Nouvelles Editions Latines. 1st Ed., in Bibliothèque de l'Union Française. 191 PP, plus 4 pages with 7 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Pages uncut. Some foxing, o/wise near fine. French text. 22.6 x 14.2.
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$20

43535
CHEEMA, Pervaiz Iqbal
CONFLICT AND COOPERATION IN THE INDIAN OCEAN: Pakistan's Interests and Choices

Canberra. 1980. Strategic and Defence Studies Centre / ANU. 1st Ed., No. 23 in the Canberra Papers on Strategy and Defence series. (10), 80 PP with 1 map. Soft cover. Fine. 20.3 x 14.2. 0908160836
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$10

42793
CHENEVIERE, Alain
TRAVELS IN THE ORIENT, IN MARCO POLO'S FOOTSTEPS

New York. 1997. Konecky & Konecky. Reprint from the 1997 edition published by Vilo Diffusion. 288 PP with 1 colour map and hundreds of colour photos. Hard cover, dj. A little light foxing on a few pages, o/wise fine. Large format: 32.5 x 27.7. 156852238X
Retraces the steps of Marco Polo who, in the 13th century, trekked eastward across the continent of Asia before finally arriving at the court of Kubla Khan. Accompanied by modern day photography.
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$30

35609
CHERUBINI, Bernard (editor)
LA RECHERCHE ANTHROPOLOGIQUE A LA REUNION - Vingt années de travaux et de coopération régionale

Saint-Denis & Paris. 1999. Université de La Réunion & L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 240 PP. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.8. 2738477380
10 papers presented at a seminar held at Saint-Denis in 1995. Anthropology & ethnology in La Réunion, Madagascar and the Comoros Islands.
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$20

35393
CLEMENTS, Kevin (editor)
PEACE AND SECURITY IN THE ASIA PACIFIC REGION

Tokyo & Palmerston North, N.Z. 1993. United Nations University Press & Dunmore Press. 1st Ed. 400 PP with tables and 2 figures. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 21 x 14.6. 0864691726
17 papers on the major peace and security issues confronting the Asia Pacific region.
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$20

60669
CLUB MARINE
CLUB MARINE MAGAZINE - Volume 5, No. 2

Melbourne. 1990. Club Marine Australia Ltd. Vol. 5, No. 2, issue April / May 1990. Foreword by Fred W. Wilson. Edited by Andrew WOODLEY. 112 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.
Pages 20 to 28 with 2 maps and 9 colour photos: Makassar - Mecca for Mariners, by Jeffrey Mellefont. Pages 48 to 63 with 2 maps and 23 colour photos: Norfolk Island, by Peter Stone. ...
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$10

59908
CLUB MARINE
CLUB MARINE MAGAZINE - Volume 9, No. 2

Melbourne. 1994. Club Marine Australia Ltd. Vol. 9, No. 2, issue April / May 1994. Foreword by Paul Wilson. Edited by Andrew WOODLEY. 96 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.
Pushing the limit: what went wrong in the Sydney - Hobart Race of 1993, by Kevan Wolfe (pages 24 to 30 with 5 colour photos). National fishfinder April / May. Outriggers, ... in Bali waters, by Jeffrey Mellefont.
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$5

59910
CLUB MARINE
CLUB MARINE MAGAZINE - Volume 9, No. 4

Melbourne. 1994. Club Marine Australia Ltd. Vol. 9, No. 4, issue August / September 1994. Foreword by Paul Wilson. Edited by Andrew WOODLEY. 96 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.
National fishfinder August/September. Ships of the desert, "Feluccas" cruising craft in the kingdom of the Pharaohs, by Andrew Woodley.
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$5

59911
CLUB MARINE
CLUB MARINE MAGAZINE - Volume 9, No. 5

Melbourne. 1994. Club Marine Australia Ltd. Vol. 9, No. 5, issue October / November 1994. Foreword by Paul Wilson. Edited by Andrew WOODLEY. 88 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.
Mary Rose, Life and Death on Henry VIII's lost warship, by Jeffrey Mellefont. Broome, by Colin Kerr. National fishfinder October/November.
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$5

50737
CONAN DOYLE, Adrian
HEAVEN HAS CLAWS

London. 1952. John Murray. 1st Ed. 203 PP, plus 14 pages with 22 b/w photos, 1 chart of the islands of Pemba, Zanzibar & Mafia. Fp: Under sail, trying to hoist our covers. Hard cover, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.8.
Expedition in the Indian Ocean exploring Mafia Island and the Sea of Zanzibar.
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$20

45567
COURGEON, Jean
AVENTURES A MADAGASCAR - Au temps de l'Ile heureuse

Paris. 2003. l'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 289 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21.6 x 13.5. 2747539660
One year (1953-1954) of National Service in Madagascar.
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$20

33095
COWAN, Hendy (editor)
WESTERN AUSTRALIA: Indian Ocean Trade Strategy

Perth. 1995. Department of Commerce and Trade / Government of Western Australia. 1st Ed. 20 PP with 1 map, and 4 graphs & diagrams. Pictorial card cover. New. 29.8 x 21.
W.A. economy. Target markets within the Indian Ocean Region. The Western Australian Government's role in the Indian Ocean Region.
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$10

62935
CREE, Edward H.
NAVAL SURGEON, The Voyages of Edward H. Cree, Surgeon R.N.as Related in his Private Journals 1837-1856

New York. 1982. E. P. Dutton. 1st US edition. 276 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Fp: Edward Hodges Cree. Eps: Chart of South China Sea and Gulf of Tonkin. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with a repaired tear at foot of spine. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 19. 0906671361
Personal narrative of Dr. Edward H. Cree, recording his cruises between 1837 & 1856: Notebook & sketch book.
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$30

56248
CROWLEY, Marjorie (editor)
HOLIDAY & TRAVEL Vol 13, Folio 4

Sydney. 2000. Paradise Ink / Holtra Publishing. Vol 13, Folio 4, March/May 2000. 80 PP with colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Pages 36 to 49: The heart of Mauritius, by Ron Crittall. Pages 50 to 52: The magic of Macau, by Lee Mylne. Pages 54 to to 59: The Maldives: serious paradise, by Martin Kelly. Pages 61 to 67: Get active in Fiji, by Jack Butters.
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$10

61137
CURL, David
THE CHANGING FORTUNES OF CHRISTMAS ISLAND (in Australian Geographic, No.45, January/ March 1997)

Sydney. 1997. Australian Geographic Society. 128 PP, plus folded poster. Contains article between pages 96 and 119 with 2 maps in colour, 5 b/w photos and 34 colour photos, plus 2 folded colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (Christmas Island red crab). Fine. 27.8 x 21.
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$10

54213
DANI, Ahmad Hasan
CLASSICAL INFLUENCE IN GANDHARA ART (in Hemisphere, An Asian-Australian Monthly)

Canberra. 1970. Department of Education and Science. Volume 14, No. 2, issue for February 1970. 40 PP. Contains article from P. 2 to 10 with 15 b/w photos. Soft cover. Fine. 27.2 x 20.3.
Legacy of Bactian Greeks in Peshawar, Pakistan.
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$10

11793
DARR, Wolfgang & WODTCKE, Anne
MADAGASCAR - COMORES

Paris. 1990. Guide Arthaud. 1st French edition translated from the 1989 German original. 190 PP with 30 maps & plans plus 8 pages with 26 colour photos. Pict. laminated boards. Fine. French text. 19 x 14. 2700307828
General description and travel guide of Madagascar and the Comoros Islands.
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$10

58878
DAUMALIN, Xavier (editor)
ULTRAMARINES / 27 (in Ultramarines)

Aix en Provence. 2009. AMAROM (Amis des Archives d'Outre-Mer) / AOM (Archives d'Outre-Mer). No. 27, November 2003. 78 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 28 x 20.
Madagascar. ... Paul Doumer and IndoChina, by Amaury Lorin & Eric Jennings. ...
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$25

48157
DE GRAMONT, Sanche
THE STRONG BROWN GOD. The Story of the Niger River

London. 1975. Book Club Associates. Book Club edition of the 1975 original. 350 PP with 7 maps, plus 32 pages with 63 b/w illustrations. Eps: Map of the African continent. Hard cover, dj (closed tear). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 15.5.
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$15

38156
DEBRE, Michel, CHOTEL, Pierre-Marie, REPIQUET, Jean, et al..
L'ILE DE LA REUNION (in La Revue Française)

Paris. 1968. La Revue Française de l' Elite Européenne. No. 213, August 1968. Contains article from P.25 to 68 with 2 colour and 104 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Top and bottom of spine worn, o/wise near fine. French text (the captions of 32 photos have an English translation). 31 x 24.
Reunion Island.
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$25

38629
DELAHAIGUE PEUX, Michèle
L'ENCEINTE ROYALE DE TANANARIVE - Contribution a l'histoire d'une cité perdue - Ny Rova Very (Madagascar) (in two volumes)

Paris. 2000. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. Volume 1: 344 PP, (4 contents), (4 publications) with 9 pages of facsimile. Volume 2: 248 PP with 2 maps and 241 pages on glossy paper of b/w illustrations (maps, plans, paintings, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2738498531 & 27
Study on the construction and past history of the Palace of the Queen of Madagascar, Ranavalona I. Built of timber in 1839 by Jean Laborde, covered by stone with the Protestant architect/missionary James Cameron in the 1870s.
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$50

17774
DELAHAIGUE PEUX, Michèle
MANJAKAMIADANA - Tananarive (Madagascar) dit aussi: Palais de la Reine

Paris. 1996. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 136 PP, plus 80 pages with 107 b/w illustrations on glossy paper. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing on edges, o/wise fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2738435831
Study on the construction and past history of the Palace of the Queen of Madagascar, Ranavalona I. Built of timber in 1839 by Jean Laborde, covered by stone with the Protestant architect/missionary James Cameron in the 1870s.
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$30

10729
DELCORDE, Raoul
LE JEU DES GRANDES PUISSANCES DANS L'OCEAN INDIEN

Paris. 1993. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., preface by Contre-Amiral Labrousse. 236, (4 adv.) PP with 14 maps, 2 tables & 4 figures. Soft cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 273842256X
Geopolitics in the Indian Ocean, US strategic interests, irruption of the Soviets, France and/in the Indian Ocean, India, the Gulf War..
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$20

32963
DELERIS, Ferdinand
RATSIRAKA: Socialisme et misère à Madagascar

Paris. 1986. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in the Points de Vue series. 136, (4 adv.) PP. Soft cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.4. 2858026971
Catastrophic experiment in socialism.
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$15

44070
DENIS, Lieutenant René & DENIS, Général Pierre
MADAGASCAR 1907-1909

Paris. 2001. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 112, (1) PP with 191 b/w illustrations (14 maps, plans and sketches, 7 paintings, 9 engravings, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2747516520
Photos of Madagascar at the begining of the 20th century, by an officer/cartographer with the French colonial army, and mapping Madagascar
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$15

32998
DENNEMONT, Virginie & POZZOLI, Anne-Sophie
LES SEYCHELLES - Le Paradis Terrestre a enfin un Nom (in îles)

Geneva. 1999. îles Magazine S.A. Issue No. 62, February 1999. Special Issue on the Seychelles. 100 PP with colour photos. Pictorial card cover. New. French text. 27 x 20.
Paradise on earth with a name: The Seychelles.
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$10

53315
DHAVALIKAR, M. K.
4000 YEARS OLD: Merchant Traders of Western India (in The Indian Ocean Review)

Perth. 1991. Indian Ocean Centre for Peace Studies / Curtin University. Volume 4, Nos. 4 December 1991. 28 PP. Contains article P. 10 to 13, plus 20 with 1 location map, 1 map and 5 photos. Soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 20.8.
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$15

60708
DISNEY, Anthony & McPHERSON, Kenneth
VASCO DA GAMA QUINCENTENARY CONFERENCE - Program and Abstracts

Melbourne & Perth. 1997. La Trobe University & Curtin University. 1st Ed. 42 PP. Soft cover with clear plastic protection, pictorial front, spiral bound. Faint foxing. Fine. 30 x 21.5.
A Conference on the Voyage of Vasco da Gama and 500 years of European-Asian Encounter, 21 to 29 June 1997. Program: pages 4 to 9. Participants: pages 10 to 14. 46 abstracts of papers presented: pages 15 to 42.
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$10

57081
DIVING
SPORTDIVING IN AUSTRALIA & THE SOUTH PACIFIC - No. 39

Melbourne. 1993. Mountain, Ocean & Travel Publications. Issue No. 39, August/September 1993. Edited by Barry ANDREWARTHA. 114 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 27.7 x 21.
The Banda Islands, by Valerie Taylor. Diving Ulladulla, by Tony Karacsonyi.
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$10

11534
DJABIR, Abdou
LES COMORES - Un Etat en Construction

Paris. 1993. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 188 PP, (2), with 3 maps, 2 tables & 4 graphs. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.2. 2738421989
The Comoros Archipelago, independent since 1975, but split with Mayotte (one of the 4 islands) opting for closer links with France. How to become a modern viable and stable State.
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$15

11820
DOUMENGE, F., HUETZ de LEMPS, A. & CHAPUIS, O.
CONTRIBUTION FRANCAISE A LA CONNAISSANCE GEOGRAPHIQUE DES MERS DU SUD / French Contribution to the Scientific Research on the Southern Seas - Collection Iles et Archipels - No.9

Talence. 1988. Centre de Recherche sur les Espaces Tropicaux. 1st edition. (18), 312 PP, (4 adverts), plus maps. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French & English text. 24 x 16. 2905081090
French Contribution to the Scientific Research on the Tropical Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean, Southern Ocean and their Islands.
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$70

42203
DOWDY, William L. & TROOD, Russell B.
THE INDIAN OCEAN - Perspectives on a Strategic Arena

Durham, North Carolina. 1985. Duke University Press. 1st Ed., in Duke Press Policy Studies. XVIII, 614 PP with 7 tables, 2 figures and 6 maps. Soft cover, illustrated front. Name of previous owner at top of title page. Covers lightly rubbed. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 23 x 15.2.. 0822306913
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$10

67720
DRAPER, Robert
MADAGASCAR'S PIERCED HEART (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 218, No. 3)

Washington. 2010. National Geographic Society. Volume 218, No. 3, September 2010. 144 PP. Contains article from page 80 to 109 with colour illustrations (1 map, 5 drawings and 18 photos by the Pascal Maitre). Soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
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$5

32952
DUCHAC, René Virgile
VASCO DE GAMA - L'orgueil et la blessure

Paris. 1995. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in the Recherches et Documents Amériques Latines series. 175 PP, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 21.5 x 13.4. 2738436803
On the Portuguese explorer: What was he doing in between his voyages to India, why not doing more exploration for the next 20 years of his life..?.
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$15

58867
DUPAIGNE, Bernard & HUTTER, Muriel (editors)
ETUDIER SA PROPRE CULTURE - Expériences de terrain et méthodes

Paris. 2009. L'Harmattan. 1st edition, with preface, foreword and individual authors' presentation by Jean Guiart. 181, (5) PP. Illustrated soft cover. French text. New. 21.5 x 13.5. 9782296095564
13 papers.
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$25

44066
DUVAL, Eugène-Jean
LA REVOLTE DES SAGAIES - Madagascar 1947

Paris. 2002. L'Harmattan 1st Ed. 364 PP with tables and 4 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747523365
The native uprising of 1947 in Madagascar, against French colonial rule.
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$25

65762
DUVIC, G.-O.
SUFFREN ET LA CAMPAGNE DES INDES

Paris. 1952. Librairie Larousse. 1st Ed. in "Contes et Gestes Héroiques" series. 144 PP with 58 b/w illustrations (head pieces, tail pieces, text), plus 4 plates with 4 colour illustrations. All illustrations by Maurice Toussaint. Hard cover, illustrated front. Copy lacking the free fly of front endpaper and with name of previous owner on half title page. French text. Very good. 19.5 x 14.2.
Anglo French wars in India and the Indian Ocean.
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$20

59122
DUYKER, Edward
OF THE STAR AND THE KEY - Mauritius, Mauritians & Australia

Sylvania. 1988. Australian Mauritian Research Group. 1st edition, with a foreword by Manning Clark. X, 130 PP with 50 b/w illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards. Dedicatory handwritten note to previous owner on title page, dated and signed by the author. Light foxing on outside edges and prelims, o/wise a fine. Scarce. 25.2 x 18. 0959088342
The association of Mauritius, with the history of European settlement in Australia.
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$120

54707
EDGERTON, Maj. Gen. Glen E.
AN ENGINEER'S VIEW OF THE SUEZ CANAL (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 111, No.1, 1957)

Washington. 1957. N.G.S. Volume 111, No. 1, January 1957. Contains article between P.123 and 140 with 1 artist impression, 2 maps and 12b/w photos. Soft cover. Very good. 25.2 x 17.5.
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$5

41891
EDWARDS, Mike
THE ADVENTURES OF MARCO POLO - (Three Parts, in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 199, No.5, No. 6 & Volume 200, No. 1, 2001)

Washington. 2001. National Geographic Society. Part I: Volume 199, No. 5, May 2001. Pages 2 to 31 with 1 map and 19 colour photos. Part II: Volume 199, No. 6, June 2001. Pages 20 to 45 with 1 map and 14 colour photos. Part III: Volume 200, No. 1, July 2001 with 1 map and 12 colour photos. Photographs by Michael Yamashita. Pictorial soft cover. New. 25.4 x 17.5.
Part I: Venice to China. Part II: in China. Part III: Journey home.
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$30

12395
ELLIS, Royston
GUIDE TO MAURITIUS, For Tourists, Business Visitors and Independent Travellers

London. 1990. Bradt. 2nd updated edition of the 1988 original. X, 234 PP with 17 b/w photos, 4 maps & 5 plans in text. Fp. FEP: Map of Mauritius. REP: Location map. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 13.8. 0946983267
Mauritius, Rodrigues and island dependencies (Agalega, Saint Brandon) as well as Tromelin and the Chagos Archipelago.
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$10

13221
ESTRADE, Jean-Marie
UN CULTE DE LA POSSESSION A MADAGASCAR: LE TROMBA

Paris. 1977. Anthropos. 1st Ed. 390 PP with 1 map, 20 pages of tables and 19 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 22 x 14.5. 2715702073
The Tromba, a cult of possession in Madagascar.
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$15

36805
EVE, Prosper
NAITRE ET MOURIR A L'ILE BOURBON A L'EPOQUE DE L'ESCLAVAGE

Paris. 1999. L'Harmattan / Université de la Réunion. 1st Ed., Publications du Centre de Documentation et de Recherche en Histoire Régionale. 202, (4 publications) PP with 1 graph, 6 maps, 148 tables, and 5 facsimile of documents. Soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 24 x 16. 273848784X
Birth and death rates in Réunion Island, at the time of slavery.
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$20

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

50183
FAIRBRIDGE, Rhodes W.
DISCOVERIES IN THE TIMOR SEA, NORTH-WEST AUSTRALIA (in Journal and Proceedings of the R.A.H.S.)

Sydney. 1948. The Royal Australian Historical Society. Volume XXXIV, Part IV, 1948. Contains article between P.193 and 218 with 2 maps and 4 b/w photos. Soft cover. Very good. 21 x 13.6.
Adele Island, Browse Island, Cartier Island, Seringapatam Atoll...
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$10

12821
FANCHETTE, Régis & ARGO, Pierre
MAURICE A L'AUBE DE L'AN 2000

Mauritius. 1992. E.O.I. 1st Ed. 204 PP profusely illustrated with colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Page 105/106 torn with part missing, affecting photo. French text. 8 pages with small rubbed patches. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 31 x 22. 9990301360
Peoples, customs & traditions. Handicraft, youth, sport, economy, industrial zone. The island of Rodrigues.
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$15

41449
FAYON, Maxime
SEYCHELLES

Victoria, Mahe. 1981. Photo Eden Ltd. 4th edition of the 1976 original. 96 PP with 1 coloured map on double page, and 146 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. French & English text. 24.5 x 19.5.
Photographic discovery of this archipelago. History, geography, climate, flora, fauna, ..
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$10

45076
FISHER, Raymond H. (editor)
THE VOYAGE OF SEMEN DEZHNEV in 1648 - Bering's Precursor with Selected Documents

London. 1981. The Hakluyt Society. Second Series, No. 159. XIII, 326 PP with 3 figures and 22 maps, plus a fold-out map at end of book. Cloth cover, gilt engraved device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket slightly rubbed. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.2. 0904180077
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$10

52086
FISHING
SOUTH AFRICAN FISH & FISHING

Cape Town. 1964. Irvin and Johnson. 2nd edition. VI, 90 PP with 92 b/w or coloured drawings, plus 6 colour plates. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Faint foxing. LACKS the 36 colour photographs called for, o/wise very good. 28.5 x 21.6.
How fish are found and caught in the waters around southern Africa. How fish are preserved, transported and processed. How the fishing industry is organized.
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$10

40776
FISHING
SOUTH AFRICAN FISH & FISHING

Cape Town. 1964. Irvin and Johnson. 2nd edition. VI, 90 PP with 92 drawings and 36 colour photographs pasted down, plus 6 colour plates. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Stamp of bookstore at lower corner of front endpaper. Faint foxing. Near fine. 28.5 x 21.6.
How fish are found and caught in the waters around southern Africa. How fish are preserved, transported and processed. How the fishing industry is organized.
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$25

50820
FONTAINE, Jean-Claude Félix
DEUX SIECLES ET DEMI DE L'HISTOIRE D'UNE FAMILLE REUNIONNAISE 1665-1915. (in 2 volumes)

Paris. 2001 & 2005. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. Vol. 1: 386, (4) PP with 18 maps and documents. Vol. 2: 318, (4) PP with b/w illustrations (1 photo, 3 documents, over 20 maps and plans). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747511669 & 27
Vol. 1: First French settlement on the desert island of Bourbon (La Réunion) in 1664. Piracy with English captains Bowen (1701-1704) and White (1704-1706). Vol. 2: Sugar plantation, sugar mill... Battle of the Dardanelles in 1915...
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$70

54443
FOSTER, Sir William (editor)
THE RED SEA AND ADJACENT COUNTRIES, at the close of the Seventeenth Century as described by Joseph Pitts, William Daniel and Charles Jacques Poncet

London. 1949. Hakluyt. 1st Ed. No. C in the Second series. XL, 192 PP plus 3 plates (2 maps). Fp: Pitts's plan of the temple at Mecca (folded). Cloth cover, gilt devices on front cover, gilt title on spine. Covers and head of spine with speckles, o/wise very good. 22.5 x 14.5.
Pitts was the first Englishman to penetrate into the holy cities of Islam. Daniel's journey from England to India took him through the Red Sea. Poncet gives a firsthand account of Abyssinia at the end of the 17th century.
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$30

45524
FRECON, Eric
PAVILLON NOIR SUR L' ASIE DU SUD-EST - Histoire d'une résurgence de la piraterie maritime

Paris. 2002. l'Harmattan / IRASEC. 1st Ed., in collection Analyses en Regard. XVI, 278 PP with 4 maps, 4 tables, 9 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. New. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747532879
Modern Piracy in South East Asia waters.
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$70

11531
FUMA, Sudel
L'ESCLAVAGISME A LA REUNION 1794-1848

Paris. 1992. L'Harmattan / Université de la Réunion. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 1 map, graph 16 tables & 8 full-page illust. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2738417795
In spite of a law dated 02/02/1794, slavery only ceased on 20th December, 1848. Daily life of slaves and runaways, indentured labour and freed slaves.
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$15

42104
FUMA, Sudel
UN EXEMPLE D' IMPERIALISME ECONOMIQUE DANS UNE COLONIE FRANCAISE AU XIXe SIECLE - L'île de La Réunion et la Société du Crédit Foncier Colonial

Paris & Saint-Denis. 2001. L'Harmattan & Université de La Réunion. 1st Ed. 156, (4) PP with 38 tables. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2747506711
Economic imperialism in a French colony in the 19th century.
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$15

54618
GAMBLE, David P. & HAIR, P. E. H. (editors)
THE DISCOVERY OF RIVER GAMBRA (1623), BY RICHARD JOBSON

London. 1999. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. Series III, No. 2. XVI, 341 PP with 6 maps, 8 line drawings, 1 b/w and 2 colour plates, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): River Gambia near Basse, July 1979. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 25.2 x 18. 0904180646
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$15

49650
GEOGRAPHICAL REVIEW - Volume XXXVIII
SOME CORAL REEFS OF THE SAHUL SHELF

New York. 1948. The American Geographical Society of New York. Issue No. 2, April 1948. Contains article by Curt Teichert & R.W. Fairbridge between P. 222 and 249 with 1 table and 17 figures (3 diagrammatic sections, 5 maps and 9 b/w aerial photos). Original copy with its wrapper, protected by a hard cover (tapa cloth). Near fine. Scarce. 26 x 17.7.
Coral reefs of the northwestern Australia: Adele Island, Browse Island, Cartier Island and Seringapatam Atoll.
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$40

51353
GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES [THE]
THE AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHER. Vol. II, No. 4

Sydney. 1934. The Geographical Society of New South Wales. Vol. II, No. 4, 1934. Edited by Prof. Macdonald Holmes & Dr. Chas. Anderson. 52 PP with 1 portrait and 17 (diagrams & maps). Soft cover. Staples removed. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. Near fine. 24.8 x 18.5.
The Bahrein Islands, by Professor A. H. Charteris. The Delta division of Papua, by Leo Austen ...
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$15

35271
GEORGES, Eliane
THE INDIAN OCEAN - Madagascar, Réunion, Mauritius, The Seychelles

Köln, Germany. 1998. Evergreen. 1st English edition of the 1997 French original L'Océan Indien. 159 PP with 1 map in colour, 8 drawings and 173 colour photos by Christian Vaisse. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 30.8 x 23.5. 3822877565
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$15

12792
GHASARIAN, Christian
HONNEUR, CHANCE ET DESTIN, La Culture Indienne à la Réunion

Paris. 1991. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 5 figures in text. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2738411967
Survey on the Indian culture introduced by the Malabar/Tamouls. Four generations of mingling in the multicultural society of La Réunion.
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$20

50912
GIGUERE, Hélène
DES MORTS, DES VIVANTS ET DES CHOSES. Ethnographie d'un village de pêcheurs au nord de Madagascar

Paris. 2006. L'Harmattan / Les Presses de l'Université Laval. 1st Ed., in Collection InterCultures. 152 PP, (4) with 1 plan, 2 maps, 6 illustrations and 32 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2296000967
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$15

36811
GLACHANT, Roger
SUFFREN et le temps de Vergennes

Paris. 1976. Editions France-Empire. 1st Ed. 432 PP with 2 maps, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w illust. Pictorial card cover (creases and short tears). Light foxing. Very good. French text. 24 x 15.8.
Actions between 1778 and 1783 during the US war of independence and in the Indian Ocean against the Royal Navy.
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$20

17611
GODDIO, Franck
SAN DIEGO, An Account of Adventure, Deceit, and Intrigue [in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 186, No.1, 1994]

Washington. 1994. N.G.S. Volume 186, No.1, July 1994. Includes article from P.34 to 57 with 1 map & 27 colour illust. Pict. soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.
Sea battle of the 14 December 1600, between the Dutch vessels Mauritius and Eendracht and the Spanish San Diego and San Bartolomé off the coast of Luzon. Dives and excavations on the wreck of the San Diego began in 1992.
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$10

44088
GRANGER, E.
LES COLONIES FRANCAISES - Encyclopédie par l'Image

Paris. 1929. Librairie Hachette. Reprint of the 1927 original. 64 PP with 8 maps and 108 b/w photos. Illustrated soft wrappers a little rubbed, o/wise near fine. French text. 24 x 17.
French colonies in Africa and the Indian Ocean, Asia, Oceania and the Americas.
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$15

12791
GRIFFITH, Robert
MADAGASCAR, A Century of Adventure

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

53198
GUILLOU, Jean
ECHOS DU GRAND OCEAN

Verrières, France. 2006. Editions de l'Etrave. 1st Ed. 155, (5) PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, maps, plans and photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 22 x 15.5. 2909599823
17 true stories of the Indian or Pacific oceans.
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$35

70974
HALL, Richard
EMPIRES OF THE MONSOON. A History of the Indian Ocean and its Invaders

London. 1998. HarperCollins. 1st paperback edition of the 1996 original. XXIII, (3), 575, (6 publications) PP with 3 head-pieces and 4 maps, plus 16 pages with 36 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Covers with small crease at lower corner of front cover and a lightly sunned spine. Very good. 19.5 x 13. 0006380832
A comprehensive narrative on the people of the Indian Ocean and on those who penetrated it. Migration of the Waqwaq from Sumatra to Madagascar. Arab navigation. Arrival of the Portuguese...
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$15

16573
HAQ, Bilal U. & MILLIMAN, John D. (editors)
MARINE GEOLOGY AND OCEANOGRAPHY OF ARABIAN SEA AND COASTAL PAKISTAN

New York. 1984. V.N.R. / Scientific and Academic Editions. 1st Ed. VIII, 382 PP with 20 tables, 174 b/w figures & 1 plate with 12 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 27 x 19.5. 0442232160
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$20

50679
HASSALL, Graham & SAUNDERS, Cheryl
ASIA - PACIFIC CONSTITUTIONAL SYSTEMS

Cambridge. 2002. Cambridge University Press. 1st Ed. XII, 314 PP with 1 map on double page. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.7 x 16. 0521591295
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$20

43700
HASTINGS, A. C. G.
THE VOYAGE OF THE DAYSPRING - Being the Journal of the late Sir John Hawley Glover, R.N., G.C.M.G., together with some account of the Expedition up the Niger River in 1857

London. 1926. John Lane the Bodley Head. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Lady Glover. XIV, (2), 230, (2 publications) PP with 1 sketch chart, plus 21 plates with 22 b/w illustrations. Fp: Lt. John Hawley Glover, R.N. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages, o/wise near fine. 22.3 x 15.
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$25

62895
HAWLEY, Donald
OMAN & ITS RENAISSANCE

London. 1977. Stacey International. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 8 diagrams, 31 charts & maps and b/w or colour illustrations. Title spread: Port Qaboos. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Dust jacket slightlty rubbed. Faint foxing. Near fine. 31 x 26. 0950330485
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$20

69743
HAYWARD, R. A.
THE STORY AND SCANDAL OF HMS MEGAERA

London. 1978. Moorland Publishing Co. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 54 b/w illustrations. Title spread: HMS Megaera anchored off St. Paul Bar. Hard cover, dj. Ex Library copy with sello tapes marks on covers, stamps on half title page and verso of title page, and renewed endpapers. A good reading / working copy. 24 x 19. 0903485303
One of the Royal Navy's first iron-hulled warships (built 1849), the Megaera, in an unseaworthy state, was forced to beach on St. Paul Island in the Indian Ocean whilst en route round the Cape to Australia in 1871. The story of the ship, her last voyage and the survival and rescue of the crew and troops.
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$10

51865
HEAD, Dorothy
SIMPLY CHRISTMAS ISLAND (in Panorama)

Melbourne. 1994. Ansett Australia. No. 143, August 1994. 66 PP. Contains article between P. 42 and 49 with 1 sketch map and 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.
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$10

54725
HEATHCOTE, Nina (editor)
NUCLEAR DISPERSAL IN ASIA AND THE INDO-PACIFIC REGION

Canberra. 1965. Department of Political Science, Institute of Advanced Studies / Australian National University. June 1965 reprint of the February 1965 original. (2), II 101 PP typescript (recto only). Card covers. Slight ageing around edges, o/wise very good. 26 x 21.2.
Proceedings of a seminar (5 & 6 September 1964) conducted on behalf of the Australian Institute of International Affairs. ... Nuclear Forces in Australia, by A. L. Burns. Nuclear dispersal: China, India and Japan, by Nina Heathcote. A Nuclear-Free zone in South East Asia, by G. P. King.
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$20

37127
HENDERSON, Graeme (editor)
INDIAN OCEAN WEEK 1997 - PROCEEDINGS

Fremantle. 1998. Western Australian Maritime Museum. 1st Ed. XX, 100 PP with 4 figures and 7 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.9. 0730712222
17 papers papers presented in September 1997. Early pilots in Muslim waters, by Rear Admiral François Bellec... The research and locating of the AE2, by Selcuk Kolay... Maritime rhetorics, tourism and the Australian National Maritime Museum...
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$20

49608
HILDEBRAND, J. R.
THE GREATEST VOYAGE IN THE ANNALS OF THE SEA (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume LXII, No. 6, 1932)

Washington. 1932. N. G. S. Volume LXII, No. 6, December 1932. Contains article between P. 698 and 739 with 1 map with 3 insets and 35 b/w photos. Soft cover. Covers chipped at spine. Near fine. 25.4 x 17.6.
Voyages of Magellan.
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$20

46062
HILDEBRAND, J. R.
THE PATHFINDER OF THE EAST (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume LII, No. 5 November 1927)

Washington. 1927. N. G. S. Volume LII, No. 5, November 1927. Contains article between P.503 and 550 with 1 map and 43 b/w photos. Soft cover. Covers chipped and lightly soiled, o/wise near fine. 25.4 x 17.6.
Vasco da Gama and the search for Christians and Spices. Other article in this issue: An altitudinal journey through Portugal, by Harriet Chalmers Adams (1 map, 44 b/w photos and 16 colour plates).
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$20

61994
HILDEBRAND, J. R. / CHALMERS ADAMS, Harriet
THE PATHFINDER OF THE EAST / AN ALTITUDINAL JOURNEY THROUGH PORTUGAL (in National Geographic Magazine)

Washington. 1927. National Geographic Magazine. Extracts from Volume LII, No. 5, November 1927. Contains 2 articles: pages 503 to 550 with 1 map and 43 b/w photos, then pages I-XVI, 567-610 with XVI colour plate, 1 map and 44 b/w photos. Soft cover. Near fine. 25.4 x 17.6.
Vasco da Gama and the search for Christians and Spices / Portugal, a tiny nation that once ruled the world.
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$20

48584
HO, Hai Quang
HISTOIRE ECONOMIQUE DE L'ÎLE DE LA REUNION (1849-1881). Engagisme, croissance et crise

Paris. 2004. L'Harmattan & Université de La Réunion. 1st Ed. 328 PP with 6 maps, 6 diagrams, 9 graphs and 52 tables. Soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2747566668
Economy and indentured labour on Reunion island.
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$25

12810
HOFER, Renato (editor)
SPECIAL OCEAN INDIEN (in îles Magazine)

Lausanne, Suisse. Décembre 1994. îles Magazine S.A. Issue No. 37, îles, Le Magazine de Toutes les Iles. 88 PP with colour illust. (maps, watercolours, & photos). Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 27 x 20.
Special issue on the French-speaking islands of the tropical Indian Ocean: La Réunion, Madagascar, Mayotte and Comoros.
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$15

33920
HOWE, Sonia E.
THE DRAMA OF MADAGASCAR

London. 1938. Methuen. 1st English edition of the 1936 French original. XV, (3), 359 PP, plus 2 b/w plates and 2 folded maps at end. Fp: Tananarive as it is to-day. Cloth cover. Spine lightly sunned, some foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2.
The role played by this island in history.
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$15

65639
HOYT, Edwin P.
THE LAST CRUISE OF THE EMDEN

London. 1967. Andre Deutsch. 2nd impression in June of the May 1967 original. VIII, (2), 242 PP, plus 8 pages with 1 map & 11 b/w photos. FEP: Course of SMS Emden 1914. REP: From Cocos-Keeling to Constantinople. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with few (repaired) chips. Three newspaper clippings loosely inserted. Bookplate of previous owner on preliminary page. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.5.
The German cruiser Emden and her destruction at Cocos-Keeling. The escape on the copra schooner Ayesha, arrival at Constantinople of the landing party.
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$20

44764
HUFF, W. G.
THE ECONOMIC GROWTH OF SINGAPORE - Trade and Development in the Twentieth Century

Cambridge. 1997. Cambridge University Press. 1st paperback edition of the 1994 original. XXII, 472 PP with 12 figures (graphs & maps) and 97 tables. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 0521629446
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$45

54682
HULL, Crispin & OAKMAN, Dr. Daniel
COLOMBO PLAN (in RSPAS Quarterly Bulletin, Volume 4, No. 4)

Canberra. 2003. Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies / ANU. December 2003. 20 PP. Contains article from P.6 to 8 with 1 b/w photo. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
On the book the coming book on the Colombo Plan, by Dr. Daniel Oakman.
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$5

66745
HUNT, Susan, TERRY, Martin, & THOMAS, Nicholas
LURE OF THE SOUTHERN SEAS - The Voyages of Dumont d'Urville 1826-1840

Sydney. 2002. Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. 1st Ed. Foreword by Mary-Louise Williams and Peter Watts. Preface by Monique Ducreux. 144 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Inside front cover: Portrait of Contre-Amiral Jules Dumont d'Urville. Inside back cover: Common Spotted Cuscus. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 30 x 23.6. 1876991003
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$45

55886
HUXTABLE, Madeleine
THE FLIGHT OF THE SCORPION

Canberra. 2005. Ginnindera Press. 1st Ed. Foreword by General Peter Cosgrove. 72 PP with 1 sketch map. Stiff cover, dj. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 1740272943
Historical novel. The 1942 ecape in a 30-ft wooden life boat: Tjilatjap, Java to Roeburne, Western Australia.
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$20

55531
HYDROGRAPHER OF THE NAVY
WEST COAST OF INDIA PILOT: Maldives, Lakshadweep, Sri Lanka, with Palk Bay; The West coast of India, the coast of Pakistan

London. 1998. Hydrographer of the Navy. 12th edition of the 1866 original. NP 38. Advertisement of the 12th edition, by Rear Admiral J. P. Clarke. Edited by ATTWOOD, Captain A. J. XII, 328, (1) PP with Index charts NP 38(a) and NP 38(b), figures, 23 maps, 19 climatic tables and 38 coastal views or lighthouses (drawings or b/w photos). Laminated pictorial boards. Faint foxing. Fine. 30.2 x 21.3.
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$40

57190
INDIAN OCEAN
I.C.I.O.S. II - SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INDIAN OCEAN STUDIES: Resources, Environment and Economic Development

Perth. 1984. I.C.I.O.S. / University of Western Australia... & Perth Building Society. 1st Ed. of proceedings "Section A". No continuous pagination, 398 PP (printed on 2 columns) with tables and b/w illustrations (graphs, maps, newspaper clippings). Soft cover, illustrated front, cloth spine. Texts in English (34) or French (5) by Fatima ALIKHAN, Edward ALPERS, Bruce DAVIS, André CASTEL, Guy LIONNET, H.& M. LY-TIO-FANE PINEO. Very good. Oblong: 20.6 x 29.2.
39 papers presented Perth, 5-12 December 1984.
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$45

12793
INDIAN OCEAN
Proceedings of the Pan Indian Ocean Science Congress - Section G: HUMAN ECOLOGY

Perth. 1954. Pan Indian Ocean Science Congress. 1st Ed. 74 PP (2 blank), with tables. Soft cover. Near fine. 24.8 x 15.5.
Perth Congress of 1974. Population statistics, population trends and food resources, malaria control, leprosy,...
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$20

50023
INDONESIAN PILOT
ZEEMANSGIDS VOOR INDONESIË - Deel I: Westelijk Gedeelte

The Hague. 1957. Staatsdrukkerij- en Uitgeverijbedrijf. 9th edition. XXII, 450 PP with 1 map, tables and 201 coastal views, plus 2 folded maps Magnetic variations, and Index map. Addendum No. 1 - 1958 (8 pages) tipped in on front endpaper. Cloth cover with light wear. Slight ageing of paper and occasional foxing. Very good. Dutch text. 27.5 x 20.
Mariners guide to the Indonesian archipelago. Volume 1: Western Part.
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$20

50024
INDONESIAN PILOT
ZEEMANSGIDS VOOR INDONESIË - Deel II: Middengedeelte

The Hague. 1956. Staatsdrukkerij- en Uitgeverijbedrijf. 9th edition. XXII, 547 PP with 1 map, tables and 305 coastal views, plus 1 folded map Index map. Addendum No. 1 - 1958 (8 pages with 4 coastal views) loosely inserted. Cloth cover with light wear. Slight ageing of paper and occasional foxing. Very good. Dutch text. 27.5 x 20.
Mariners guide to the Indonesian archipelago. Volume 2: Central Part.
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$20

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

31507
JAMES, Wendy, BAUMANN, Gerd & JOHNSON, Douglas H. (editors)
JUAN MARIA SCHUVER'S TRAVELS IN NORTH EAST AFRICA 1880-1883

London. 1996. The Hakluyt Society. No. 184 in the second series. CVII, 392 PP with 16 b/w illust., plus 2 colour plates . Fp: Juan Maria Schuver, photographed in Philippopolis, 7 November 1877. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 090418045X
Exploration voyages between the two Niles (Blue and White) and in Abyssinia.
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$15

12802
JANUS, Marc
LES DEPARTEMENTS D'OUTRE MER ET LA CEE, Les DOM, la République française et la CEE: esquisse d'une trilogie partenariale

Paris. 1995. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 187 PP with 1 map of the so-called Ultra-Peripheral islands of the EEC and 3 organigrams in the text. Decorated card cover. Light foxing around edges, o/wise near fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738437508
The partnership between the European Union, the French Republic and the French overseas departments.
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$30

58806
JARMAN, Robert
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEAS IN THE "JAPAN", employed in the Sperm Whale Fishery, under the Command of John May

Melbourne. 2009. Edition Renard. Reprint of the 1838 original, in a limited edition of 30 numbered copies (No. 21). Edited, with an Introduction, Notes, Chronology, and Index by Robert M. Warneke. X, (2 blank), VI, 318 PP. Fp: Portrait of Robert Jarman in 1877. All edges tinted. Marker ribbon. Full grey goatskin, gilt title on spine, cloth slipcase with title on labels. Fine. 24.3 x 17.
Voyage: June 1831 to August 1834. London, Cape of Good Hope, St Paul Island (Indian Ocean), Indonesia, Japan, Hawai'i, Tonga, Australia, Fiji, Kiribati ... New Zealand, Cape Horn, Azores, London.
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$650

38630
JAUZE, Jean-Michel
VILLES ET PATRIMOINE A LA REUNION

Saint Denis & Paris. 2000. Université de La Réunion & L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 302, (2) PP with 12 tables, 33 figures and 52 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 24 x 15.8. 2738498531
Cities and heritage on Reunion Island, Indian Ocean.
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$20

49618
JOHNSON, Irving & Electa
YANKEE ROAMS THE ORIENT (in National Geographic Magazine)

Washington. 1951. National Geographic Society Volume XCIX, No. 3, March 1951. Contains article between P.327 and 370 with 1 map, 15 b/w and 31 colour photos. Soft cover (lightly rubbed). Near fine. 25.5 x 17.5.
New Hebrides, Tikopia, Solomon Islands, New Guinea, Indonesia...
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$10

71326
JOHNSON, Osa
LAST ADVENTURE - The Martin Johnsons in Borneo

London. 1967. Jarrolds. 1st UK edition. Foreword and editor's note by Pascal Imperato. XX, 233 PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with creases and small pieces missing. Foxing spots on outside edges. Contents near fine. 21.6 x 14.2.
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$30

38145
JOLLY, Alison
MADAGASCAR: A World Apart [in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 171, No. 2, February 1987]

Washington. 1987. N.G.S. February 1987. Contains article from page 148 to 183 with 1 map and 27 colour photos by Frans Lanting. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
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$5

19460
JONES, Vincent
SAIL THE INDIAN SEA

London. 1978. Gordon & Cremonesi. 1st Ed. 168 PP plus 16 pages with 31 b/w illust. FEP: Probable route of Vasca da Gama's first voyage. REP: Moorish trade routes before da Gama. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.5 x 17.5. 0860330214
Vasco da Gama: his travels, dominions and navigation. The discovery of the sea route to India.
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$10

57788
JOYCE, R. B.
SIR WILLIAM MACGREGOR

Melbourne. 1971. Oxford University Press. 1st Ed. XVI, 484 PP with 7 maps, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Covers with signs of water damage and a small tear on back hinge. Dust jacket sunned, mainly on spine and with corresponding damage as on cover. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Otherwise, a very good clean copy. 22.2 x 14.5. 0195503678
Chapter 2: Seychelles. Chapters 3, 4, 5: Fiji. Chapters 6, 7, 8, 9: New Guinea. Chapters 17 & 18: Queensland.
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$15

49537
KEARNEY, Milo
THE INDIAN OCEAN IN WORLD HISTORY

New York. 2004. Routledge. 1st paperback edition in the Themes in World History series. X, 188, (2) PP with 5 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.3 x 15.5. 0415312787
Covers: The first assertion of Mediterranean European and Chinese influence, the Arab Golden Age, the first assertion of North Atlantic influence and the Cold War period.
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$20

13213
KERR, Alex (editor)
THE INDIAN OCEAN REGION, Resources and Development

Perth / Boulder. 1981. University of Western Australia Press / Westview Press. 1st Ed. XXIV, 266 PP with 12 maps and 63 tables. Fp: Map of the Indian Ocean region. Laminated decorated boards. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24.2 x 17. 085564186X
12 papers presented at a 1979 conference: Population and Development, Economic Relations between Australia and South & Southeast Asia, Sugar in the Indian Ocean countries...
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$15

38143
KEYNES, Quentin
MAURITIUS, ISLAND OF THE DODO (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume CIX, No.1, 1956)

Washington. 1956. N.G.S. Volume CIX, No. 1, January 1956. Contains article from P.77 to 104 with 2 maps, 5 b/w and 23 colour photos. Soft cover. Spine rubbed. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
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$10

20251
KEYNES, Quentin
SEYCHELLES, TROPIC ISLES OF EDEN [in National Geographic Magazine - Volume CXVI, No.5]

Washington. 1959. N.G.S. November 1959. Article from P. 670 to 695 with 3 maps, 5 bw and 17 colour photos. Pict. soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
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$10

38153
KIRK, Malcolm
THE SULTRY SEYCHELLES (in Travel & Leisure)

Sydney. 1987. Australian Consolidated Press / American Express Publishing. Volume 2, No. 4, April 1987. Contains article from P.70 to 80 with 1 map and 16 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 27.5 x 20.7.
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$10

65363
KNOTT, Franklin Price.
ARTIST ADVENTURES ON THE ISLAND OF BALI (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume LIII, No. 3, 1928)

Washington. 1928. National Geographic Society. Volume LIII, No.3, March 1928. Article pulled of from issue. Pages 326 to 347 with 16 plates for 20 colour photos. Soft cover. Near fine. 25.5 x 17.5.
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$10

35606
KOURILSKY-AUGEVEN, Chantal & FABERON, Jean-Yves (editors)
LES AUTOCHTONES DE L'OUTRE-MER FRANCAIS (in Droit et Cultures - No.37)

Paris. 1999. L'Harmattan. Revue semestrielle d'anthropologie et d'histoire, issue No. 37, 1999/1. 305, (10 adv.) PP. Soft cover. Near fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2738475280
The indigenous people of French overseas dependencies. The private laws protecting the indigenous population of New Caledonia, by Gilda Nicolau. The Indigenous people and the Nouméa Agreement of 1998, by Jean-Yves Faberon...
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$40

54144
KRUTSKIKH, Andrei
US POLICIES IN THE INDIAN OCEAN

Moscow. 1986. Progress Publishers. 1st English edition translated from the 1984 Russian original by Yuri Vonogradov. 220, (4) PP. Hard cover, title on front board and spine. Fine. 20.5 x 13.
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$20

54621
LA FLEUR, J. D. (editor)
PIETER VAN DEN BROECKE 'S JOURNAL OF VOYAGES TO CAPE VERDE, GUINEA AND ANGOLA (1605-1612)

London. 2000. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. Series III, Volume 5. XV, 139 PP with 1 facsimile of page of manuscript and 7 maps. Fp (in colour): Portrait of Pieter van den Broecke. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 25.2 x 18. 0904180689
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$15

40933
LABOURET, Henri & RIVET, Paul
LE ROYAUME D'ARDA ET SON EVANGELISATION AU XVIIe SIECLE

Paris. 1929. Institut d'Ethnologie. 1st Ed. Travaux et Mémoires de l'Institut d'Ethnologie No. VII. (4), 64 PP, plus 20 b/w plates (30 pages of facsimile, 2 photos, 3 engravings and 2 folded maps). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. Image is of Plate XX. French text. 27.2 x 17.7.
Christianisation during the 17th century at the Kingdom of Arda (Ouidah), Dahomey, west coast of Africa.
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$45

52238
LAGESSE, Marcelle
CES HOMMES DE LA MER

Bell Village, Mauritius. c. 1990? I.P.C. 1st Ed. 163 PP with 13 b/w illustrations, including 2 facsimiles of letters. Pictorial soft cover. Covers slightly rubbed. Occasional foxing. Very good. French text. Scarce. 29.7 x 21. 2906761060
Isle de France and the period of the French corsairs and privateers in the Indian Ocean (revolutionary wars and the Napoleonic wars).
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$50

53233
LAUX, Claire (editor)
LES ECRITURES DE LA MISSION DANS L'OUTRE-MER INSULAIRE: Caraïbes - Océanie - Mascareignes - Madagascar

Bruxelles. 2007. Brepols. 1st Ed. 242 PP with 1 b/w photo and 6 maps. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 2503525303
Early Evangelization in the Pacific, by Annie Baert... Gambier archipelago, by J.P. Delbos...
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$50

35612
LE LOUVIER AUMONT de BAZOUGES, Hughes
MADAGASCAR, l'île de Nulle-Part ailleurs

Paris. 1999. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 466 PP with 1 map, graphs and tables. Soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21.3 x 13.5. 2738480756
Modern and contemporary history and development of Madagascar since its discovery by Portuguese in 1500.
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$30

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

71203
LEENHARDT, Maurice
ARTS OF THE OCEANIC PEOPLES

London. 1950. Thames & Hudson. 1st Eng. Ed. Translated from the French by Michael Heron. 150 PP incl. 4 full-page colour plates plus 124 illustrations in text & 6 illust. in introduction and 11 maps, printed on superior gloss paper. Orig. gilt-engraved cloth cover & spine with dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket chipped with some small repaired tears and is protected. Signature of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a very clean and near fine copy. Scarce. 25 x 16.
A fascinating book containing detailed descriptions of the strange objects, both ornamental and ritual of the Oceanic people of the far-flung islands and archipelagoes of the Pacific (New Caledonia, Tahiti, Marquesas, Easter Island, Fiji, Solomons, Hawaii, PNG, New Hebrides, including the natives of Australasia, as well as the islands of the Indian Ocean (Madagascar).
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$60

12774
LEGUEN, Marcel
HISTOIRE DE L'ILE DE LA REUNION

Paris. 1996. L'Harmattan. Reprint of the 1979 original. 264 PP with 1 map. Soft cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2858021066
History of the former island of Bourbon: early discovery, settlement, economy, together with events on the other Mascarenes Islands (Mauritius & Rodrigues), as well as in Madagascar and Africa.
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$15

12830
LEPELLEY, Roger
MARINS DE L'ISLE DE FRANCE, Des Marins Méconnus 1803-1810

Paris. 1995. Ed. Herault. 1st Ed. 260 PP with 3 tables, 39 plans, maps or charts and 34 b/w illust. in text, plus 8 pages with 12 colour plates. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Fine. French text. 23.2 x 15.6. 2740700962
The war at sea between Great Britain and the French Empire of Napoleon I, fought in the Indian Ocean between 1803 and 1810, date of the fall of the Isle de France.
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$30

44068
LERY, François
MADAGASCAR - Les Sortilèges de l'Ile Rouge

Paris. 2001. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 312, (4) PP with 30 b/w illustrations (drawings and maps), plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747518167
Discovery, settlement, daily life... Language and words.
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$25

52342
LEVRATTO, Nadine (editor)
COMPRENDRE LES ECONOMIES D'OUTRE-MER

Paris. 2007. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 344, (2) PP with 40 figures and 71 tables. Soft cover. French text. New. 24 x 15.5. 2296026865
French overseas department (Guadeloupe, Guyane, Martinique, Réunion) and economy (agriculture, transport and tourism).
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$40

12788
LEWIS, David Levering
THE RACE TO FASHODA, European Colonialism and African Resistance in the Scramble for Africa

New York. 1987. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1st Ed. XIV, 304, (2) PP with 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 23 b/w photos. Eps: Political maps of Africa, circa 1870 and circa 1900. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 16.5. 1555840582
European incursions in Africa, the attempts in 1898 by the French to colonize from the West in Senegal to Djibouti in the East, foiled by the will and might of England trying to colonize from the North in Egypt to Cape Town in the South.
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$10

44086
LIBBY, Ronald T.
THE POLITICS OF ECONOMIC POWER IN SOUTHERN AFRICA

Princeton, N.J. 1987. Princeton University Press. 1st Paperback edition. XXIV, 362 PP with 15 maps and 33 tables. Soft cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 21.6 x 13.8. 0691022569
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$10

60902
LIONNET, Guy
THE SEYCHELLES

Newton Abbot. 1972. David & Charles. 1st UK ediion. 200 PP with 3 maps (1 on double page) and 34 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Newspaper cutting of June 1976 " Looking to the sea -The Seychelles as Independence dawns", by John Worrell, tipped in on front endpaper. Near fine. 22 x 14.5. 0715357131
Geography & geology, natural history, discovery & settlement, colonial governments, ...
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$15

13201
LIONNET, Guy
THE SEYCHELLES

Newton Abbot. 1972. David & Charles. 1st UK ediion. 200 PP with 3 maps (1 on double page) and 34 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (corner of flaps trimmed). Near fine. 22 x 14.5. 0715357131
Geography & geology, natural history, discovery & settlement, colonial governments, ...
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$10

48589
LIVE, Y.-S. & HAMON, J.-F. (editors)
DIVERSITE ET SPECIFICITES DES MUSIQUES TRADITIONNELLES DE L'OCEAN INDIEN (in Kabaro)

Paris & Saint Denis. 2004. L'Harmattan & Université de la Réunion. 1st Ed. Vol. II, 2-3, with a foreword in French and English by Yu-Sion Live. 296, (1) PP with 3 b/w photos, tables, musical scores and over 30 figures. Soft cover. Fine. 24 x 16. 2747568474
16 papers on tradiional music in the Indian Ocean: 2 in English (Comoros Islands & Seychelles Islands) and 14 in French (Comoros, Madagascar, Réunion, Mauritius/Rodrigues).
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$30

39163
LOOFS-WISSOWA, H. H. E. (editor)
THE DIFFUSION OF MATERIAL CULTURE

Honolulu. 1980. University of Hawaii / Social Science Research Institute. 1st Ed., No. 9 in the Asian and Pacific Archaeology series. XVIII, 394 PP with figures, maps and b/w photos. Soft cover. Note at top of half title page. Very good. 27.5 x 21.4. 0824807448
Proceedings of Seminar E. 19 papers presented at 28th International Congress of Orientalists, Canberra, January 1971.
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$25

65033
LORCK, W. (editor)
ISLES OF THE EAST - An illustrated guide to Australia, Papua, Java, Sumatra, Singapore etc.

Batavia. 1912. KPM / Royal Packet Steam Navigation Company. Deluxe edition of January 1912. LII (adverts), 244 PP, followed by LIII-CXXI (adverts) and b/w and colour illustrations, plus 1 b/w plate : portrait of Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands; 1 plate "Time Table 1912; 1 folded plate "Accommodation plan of KPM Steel Screw Steamer "Tasman" and 2 colour plates: painting by C. H. Hoyt "Middle Harbour, Sydney, from Mosman Heights, and "Samples of Javanese Art Work..." . Papered boards with a colour illustration on front board by Tindall, cloth spine. Front cover with small pieices missing at corners of front edge. Spine has been reinforced (crudely). The first few pages (up to VIII) are somewhat damaged at the gutters (without loss) and most of Page III/IV has been torn off. The guide was published on superior glossy paper thus conserving its clarity and brightness. A very good copy of quite a rare item. 25.3 x 15.5.
Section I, Chapter 1 (P. XXXIII to L): The "KPM": A Twenty Years' Record. Chapter III (P 38 to 155): A trip to Java by a KPM Steamer (Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville, Port Moresby ... Borneo, Celebes, Singapore). Section II,Chapter 1 (P.156-243): Commercial Section - Rotterdamsche Lloyd, The Railways of Java, Sumatra Railways, Batavia, The Tea Industry, Bandoeng, Soerabaya.. Chapter II (P.LIII - CXXI): Advertisements: period advertisements for hotels, transport companies, import/export, ... Gives an insight to life in these areas at the time.
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$300

11954
LOSSOUARN, Olivier
LE TOUR DU MONDE D'UN BRETON

Paris. 1967. N.E.L. 1st Ed. 220 PP plus 4 pages with 8 b/w photos. Pict. soft cover. Near fine with pages still uncut. French text. 19.2 x 14.
The world peregrinations of a Breton. In the mid 1960's, AB on board Calypso of Cousteau, voyages in Africa through the Indian Ocean islands, Australia, New Caledonia, Vanikoro, Tahiti...
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$25

49797
LOUYS, Guillaume (compiler)
ACEH

Sydney. 2005. New Holland Publishers. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Commodore Peter Leschen. 232 PP with 209 Colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 26. 1741104009
Aceh : The Australian Defence Force's Tsunami Relief Mission. A Photographic Record by the Royal Australian Navy.
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$15

69187
LY-TIO-FANE PINEO, Huguette
IN THE GRIPS OF THE EAGLE: Matthew Flinders at Ile de France 1803-1810

Port Louis, Mauritius. 2004. Government Printer. Revised edition of the 1988 original. Foreword by Robert Barnes. XXXII, 314, (1) PP with 7 maps, 11 b/w and 13 colour illustrations. Fp: The Imperial Eagle. Pictorial laminated boards. Signed by the author at top of half title page. Tiny bump along bottom edge, o/wise fine, near new condition. 24 x 17.7. 9990310084
Revised edition published for the 200th anniversary of Flinders arrival and subsequent confinement at Mauritius. Ile de France under Governor Decaen and the circumstances in which Matthew Flinders was held prisoner there from December 1803 to June 1810. Reasons for his release prior to the invasion and occupation by British forces.
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$170

38146
McCARRY, John
MAURITIUS, ISLAND OF QUIET SUCCESS (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 183, No.4, 1993)

Washington. 1993. N.G.S. Volume 183, No. 4, April 1993. Contains article from page 110 to 132 with 1 map and 14 colour photos. Soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
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$10

54740
McCARTHY, John (editor)
THE AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF DEFENCE STUDIES - Volume 1 (Nos. 1 & 2)

Canberra. 1977. United Services Institute of Australia. Volume 1, Nos. 1 & 2. No.1 (March 1977): 82 PP. No. 2 (October 1977): 83-167 PP. Card covers. Ink stain on the outside edges and margins of P.7 to 54 (not affecting text). Very good. 25 x 17.5.
No. 1: A Military view on the Limitations on Australia's future defence capabilities, by Admiral Sir Victor Smith. ... Australia 1939-1945: the official Histories and the Home Front, by Margot Simington. No. 2: Defence and Diplomacy in the Indian Ocean, by Hon. Andrew Peacock. Australia and the Indian Ocean: Problems and Potential, by Brian Beddie... Australian responses to the European War 1939-1941, by John McCarthy...
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$20

54752
McCARTHY, John, & SIMINGTON, Margot (editors)
THE AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF DEFENCE STUDIES - Volume 3 - No. 1

Canberra. 1979. United Services Institute of Australia Volume 3, No. 1, May 19798: 100 PP. Card covers. Very good. 25 x 17.5.
No. 1: Australia and the Indian Ocean, by Henry S. Albinski. China's Air Power, by P. J. Bennett. The American Alliance - the debit side, by Robert E. Loskik.
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$10

38155
McCORMICK, Jocelyn
MARVELOUS MADAGASCAR (in TraveLeisure)

Southport, Qld. 1989. TraveLeisure Magazine. Volume 4, No. 1, Spring 1989. Contains article from P.31 to 33 with 4 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 27.5 x 20.5.
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$10

38148
McDOWELL, Bart
CROSSCURRENTS SWEEPS A STRATEGIC SEA - Western Indian Ocean (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 160; No. 4 October 1981)

Washington. 1981. N.G.S. Volume 160, No. 4, October 1981. Contains article from P. 422 to 457 with 1 map (2 insets), 9 flags and 21 colour photos. Soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
Big-power politics and Indian Ocean island nations: Comoros, Maldives, Mauritius, Madagascar, Seychelles / Great Britain and the USA with Diego Garcia - France with Mayotte and La Réunion - USSR with Socotra Island...
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$10

66500
MACKENZIE, Donald A.
MYTHS FROM MELANESIA AND INDONESIA

London. c. 1930. Gresham Publishing Company Ltd. 1st Ed., in the "Myth and Legend in Literature and Art" series. XII, 381 PP, plus 1 plate in colour and 32 b/w plates with 1 plan and photos. Fp (in colour): "Crossing the Brig o' Dread". Eps: Map of Oceania. Decorated cloth cover (Mask), gilt title on spine and front cover. Covers lightly marked. Foxing and a few small stains on the outside front edge. Internally a little foxing (not affecting plates). A near fine copy. 22.5 x 15.
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$120

51864
MACKEY, Jan & NEWMAN, Robbi
MAURITIUS DELICIOUS (in POL Travel Magazine)

Sydney. 1986. POL Travel. Issue for Summer, 1986-87. 136 PP. Contains article from P.57 to 64 with 2 maps and 15 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Good. 31.5 x 22.4.
Unravelling the mysteries of the land of the dodo.
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$10

53312
McPHERSON, Dr. Kenneth (editor)
INDIAN OCEAN NEWSLETTER (Volumes 1 to 8)

Perth. 1980 to 1987. Centre for South and Southeast Studies - University of Western Australia / Centre for Indian Ocean Regional Studies - Curtin University. Volume 1, No. 1 (April 1980) to Volume 8, No. 3 (November 1987). 18 issues, 260 PP with b/w illustrations (graphs, maps, plans, photos). English text with occasional articles in French. Near fine. 31.5 x 22.
Publication started after the International Conference on Indian Ocean Studies and the Indian Ocean Arts Festival held in Perth during 1979. Volumes 1 to 6: published every six months. Volumes 7 & 8: published every four months. 8 of the issues are photocopies produced by the Centre.
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$120

53313
McPHERSON, Dr. Kenneth (editor)
INDIAN OCEAN REVIEW (Volumes 1 to 13)

Perth. 1988 to 2000. Centre for Indian Ocean Regional Studies / The Indian Ocean Centre - Curtin University Volume 1, No. 2 (June 1988) to Volume 13, No. 1 (March 2000). 44 issues, 1134 PP with b/w illustrations (graphs, maps, plans, photos). Soft cover. Last 3 issues with pictorial soft cover (in colour). English text. Near fine. 30 x 20.8.
Formerly The Indian Ocean Newsletter (published between 1980 and 1987). Reviews published in: 2 issues for 1998 - 3 issues for 1988, 1995 and 1999 - 4 issues for 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996 and 1997. Vol. 13, No. 1 for March 2000. Plus 2 issues of Indian Ocean Network News (Sept/Oct 1996 & Nov/Dec 1996). 3 of these issues are photocopies provided by the Centre.
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$275

11532
MAESTRI, Edmond
LES ILES DU SUD-OUEST DE L'OCEAN INDIEN ET LA FRANCE DE 1815 A NOS JOURS

Paris. 1994. L'Harmattan / Université de La Réunion. 1st Ed. 222 PP, (2), with 2 graphs, 4 tables, 10 maps & 27 pages of facsimiles of documents. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738428398
History and changes of policy in this island of the South-west Indian Ocean since the end of the Napoleonic Wars and the Treaty of Paris of 1815.
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$15

12809
MAHAMOUD, Ahmed Wadaane
MAYOTTE: Le Contentieux entre la France et les Comores

Paris. 1992. l'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 304 PP, 3 index, 12 advert. with 3 maps in text. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 24.2 x 16. 273841396X
Why this small island, since 1976, is part of the French Republic and separated from the Comoro Archipelago.
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$25

44428
MALONE, Kemp
THE DODO AND THE CAMEL - A Fable for Children freely told in English

Baltimore. 1938. J. H. Furst Company. 1st US edition, after the Danish version by Gudmund Schütte. Limited edition of 100 numbered copies. (2), 78 PP. Eps: Map of the Dodo's Trek, by E. Chatain. Hard cover, cloth spine. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5.
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$40

61007
MANN, William M. & Lucile Q., WILLIAMS, Maynard Owen
AROUND THE WORLD FOR ANIMALS / NETHERLANDS INDIES: PATCHWORK OF PEOPLES [in National Geographic Magazine]

Washington. 1938. National Geographic Society. Volume LXXIII, No. 6, June 1938. Contains article from P. 665 to 714 with 1 map of Netherlands Indies, 33 b/w and XVI colour plates with 23 photos "Netherlands Indies: Patchwork of People". Soft cover (rubbed). Lower part of spine worn, o/wise very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
Expedition of the National Geographic Society - Smithsonian Institution.
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$10

38144
MARDEN, Luis
MADAGASCAR ISLAND AT THE END OF THE EARTH [in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 132, No. 4, October 1967]

Washington. 1967. N.G.S. Volume 132, No. 4, October 1967. Contains article from page 443 to 493 with 2 maps, 3 b/w illustrations and 52 colour photos by Albert Moldway. Pictorial soft cover. 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

46481
MARINE NATIONALE MER ET OUTRE-MER
COMMENT LA COCHINCHINE EST DEVENUE FRANCAISE (in Mer et Outre-mer No.5)

Paris. 1935. Mer et Outre-Mer. August 1935. 56 PP. Contains article by Commandant A. Thomazi from P.23 to 29 with 3 maps and 7 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Near fine. French text. 31 x 24.5.
How Cochinchina became a French colony.
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$35

44063
MARTIAL, David
IDENTITE ET POLITIQUE CULTURELLE A L'ILE MAURICE - Regards sur une société plurielle

Paris. 2002. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 238 PP with 3 tables. Soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747521486
Identity, Culture and Nation.
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$20

35608
MARTRES, Jean-Pascal
LA JUSTICE SOUS LES TROPIQUES - Du chêne au manguier

Paris. 1999. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 176 PP. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738479766
Examples showing how the justice rendered in France had to be modified according the specificities of her various overseas dependencies.
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$20

15595
MASSON, Philippe & VERGE-FRANCESCHI, Michel (editors)
LA FRANCE ET LA MER AU SIECLE DES GRANDES DECOUVERTES

Paris. 1993. Tallandier. 1st Ed. 392 PP with 3 plans, 6 maps and 12 tables, plus 8 pages with 11 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22.5 x 14.5. 2235021123
The maritime achievements and explorations of France in the 16th Century: the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. The ports, the ships, the men,...
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$30

38149
MATTHEWS, Samuel W.
SCIENCE EXPLORES THE MONSOON SEA [in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 132, No.4]

Washington. 1967. N.G.S. October 1967. Contains article from P. 554 to 575 with 2 maps, 2 colour sketches, 1 b/w and 22 colour photos by Robert F. Sisson. Pictorial soft cover. Small piece missing at top of spine. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
Copy without the map supplement: Indian Ocean Floor.
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$10

54800
MAURER, Jean-Luc, MAGI, Marcel & SIBAN, Marie-Jo
LES JAVANAIS DU CAILLOU: Des affres de l'exil aux aléas de l'intégration - Sociologique historique de la communauté Indonésienne de Nouvelle-Calédonie

Paris. 2006. Association Archipel / EHESS. 1st Ed. Cahier d'Archipel No. 35. 367 PP with 3 portraits, 38 b/w or colour illustrations and 41 pages with facsimile of documents. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 27 x 21. 2910513475
The Indonesians in/of New Caledonia since 1896: from indentured labour to French citizen.
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$120

39581
MAURITIUS
MAURITIUS MARINE AUTHORITY - Annual Report and Accounts 1982-83

Port Louis. 1983. Mauritius Marine Authority. 1st Ed. 41, (3) PP with tables, 4 graphs, 16 b/w illustrations in margin and 10 colour photos. Folded flyer Port-Louis Harbour loosely inserted. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 27.8 x 20.3.
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$15

35607
MAZENOT, Georges
EVALUER LA COLONISATION

Paris. 1999. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. in Collection Les Tropiques entre mythe et réalité. 162 PP. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738476694
A judgement on colonization or the start of Globalisation.
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$20

37837
MAZERAN, Helene
GEOPOLITIQUE DE L'OCEAN INDIEN

Paris. 1994. Centre des Hautes Etudes sur l'Afrique et l'Asie Modernes. 1st Ed. 170 PP, (4) with figures (graphs, maps) and tables. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.5. 2903182396
Geopolitics of the Indian Ocean. Petroleum and ore trades. Shipping routes. Strategic importance and military presence.
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$40

57057
MEARNS, David L.
THE SEARCH FOR THE SYDNEY

Sydney. 2009. HarperCollins. 1st Ed. Prologue by Lieutenant John Perryman. (8), 264 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus double folded plate with art works in colour . Hard cover, device (and position of wreck in latitude and longitude) on front cover, dj (verso: profile and plans on H.M.A.S. Sydney). Fine. 30.2 x 23.5. 9780732288891
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$20

60462
MELLEFONT, Jeffrey
NOAH'S ART - The Maritime Arts of Madura (in Club Marine)

Brighton, Vic. 2000. Club Marine. Volume 16, No. 1, March 2000. Contains article from P. 38 to 44 with 9 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 20.5.
Maritime art found on fishing and trading craft in the island of Madura, Indonesia.
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$10

37841
MELLEFONT, Jeffrey
NOAH'S ART - The Maritime Arts of Madura (in Signals No. 53)

Sydney. 2000. Australian National Maritime Museum. No. 53, December 2000 - February 2001. Contains article from P. 26 to 30 with 12 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
Maritime art found on the fishing and trading crafts of the island of Madura, Indonesia.
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$5

45335
MELLEFONT, Jeffrey
PARIS IN INDIA (in Signals No. 64)

Sydney. 2003. Australian National Maritime Museum. No. 64, September - November 2003. Contains article between P.24 and 27 with 3 b/w and 5 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
Maritime heritage on the southern coasts (Malabar in the West and Coromandel in the East) of India recorded by Vice Amiral François Edmond Paris during the first half of the 19th century.
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$15

47238
MELVILLE, Henry
OBSERVATIONS RESPECTING THE ISLANDS OF THE MAURITIUS, written during a short sojourn there in 1828

Adelaide. 2004. James Dally. 1st edition limited to 55 hand numbered copies (No. 33/55). 82, (2) PP. Bound in polished quarter kangaroo skin, raised bands, fine yellow English linen, gilt title on spine. Fine. 25.3 x 19.5.
Reprint of a 1830 original limited edition of 12 copies: "Observations respecting the Islands of the Mauritius, to which are added a few General Remarks on the Slaves of the Isles of France and Bourbon...". Sailed 9th March 1828 Marseille for La Reunion on "l'Etoile de la Mer". Pages 11 to 32: Island of Bourbon (La Réunion) 2nd to 23rd of July 1828. Pages 33 to 82: Isle of France (Mauritius) 24th July to 14th of August.
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$100

38152
MERIOT, Christian, GIGNOUX, Mireille, et al...
MAGAGASCAR (in Géo)

Paris. 1988. Géo / Prisma Press. Issue no. 117, Novembre 1988. Contains article from P. 143 to 195 with 1 large folded map and 72 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Spine with a crease. Very good. French text. 27 x 21.2.
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$10

44076
MERLE, Henri
CHIRURGIEN DANS LA COLONIALE - La saga d'un Cul Noir

Paris. 2001. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in Collection Mémoires du XXe siècle. 326, (4) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747518493
Military surgeon, in French overseas colonies and territories. Student in Hanoï, Tonkin, Indochina, during the Japanese occupation 1940-1945. Early years of war between France and pro independence Viet-Minh. Practising in Cameroon, New Hebrides (Vanuatu) and Ivory Coast.
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$40

39002
MESSAGERIES MARITIMES
SUR LES TRACES DE BERNARDIN DE SAINT-PIERRE, LE VOYAGE A L' ILE DE FRANCE 1773 / THE VOYAGE TO MAURITIUS 1773 (in Courrier des Messageries Maritimes No. 136)

Paris. 1973. Compagnie des Messageries Maritimes. No. 136, September-October 1973. Contains article by Pierre Bourdat from P. 32 to 45 with 4 colour and 16 duotone illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French and English text. 30.5 x 24.
On the Trail of Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, and Paul et Virginie, the novel of Mauritius.
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$20

47492
MEZIN, Louis & DELLEUR, Pierre (editors)
L'HERITAGE DES COMPAGNIES DES INDES, dans les musées et collections publiques d' Europe / THE HERITAGE OF THE EAST INDIA COMPANIES, in European Museums and Public Collections (in Cahiers de la Compagnie des Indes - No. 5/6)

Port Louis, 2001. Musée de la Compagnie des Indes. Yearly magazine, issue No. 5/6 - 2000-2001. 120 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Text in French and English. 27 x 21. 295049207X
Magazine published by the Museum of the French East India Company. Relics of the Dutch East India Company in the Netherlands, by J.P. Sigmond. The English East India Company and its Art Collections, by J.P. Losty. The Dansk Asiatisk Kompani and the East Indies, by Kare Lauring. The Swedish East India Company, by Kristina Södepalm.
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$40

47489
MEZIN, Louis (editor)
CAHIERS DE LA COMPAGNIE DES INDES - No. 1 - 1996

Port Louis, 1996. Musée de la Compagnie des Indes. Yearly magazine, Issue No. 1 - 1996. 97, (3) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 27 x 21. 2950492029
Magazine published by the Museum of the French East India Company. Company paintings or Farenghi Paintings by Jean-Marie Lafont. Pondichery in the 18th century, by Pierre Bourdat... Coins, medals etc of the East India Companies, by Daniel Cariou...
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$35

44091
MICARD, Etienne
L' HEROIQUE INQUIETUDE DE VASCO DE GAMA

Paris. 1930. Editions Pierre Roger. 1st Ed., in La Vie des Grands Découvreurs series. 281, (5) PP with 1 map on double page and 6 engravings. Soft cover. French text. Near fine. 25.4 x 16.7.
Vasco da Gama, Portugal, the Indian Ocean, and the opening of the world.
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$40

13197
MICHEL, Marc & PAILLARD, Yvan G. (editors)
AUSTRALES, Etudes Historiques Aixoises sur l'Afrique Australe et l'Ocean Indien Occidental

Paris. 1996. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 388 PP with tables, graphs, maps and bw illust. in text. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Light foxing. Near fine. 24 x 16. 2738444733
15 papers on political and institutional evolution of South Africa, theories of the origins of the Malagasy: the 19th century British school (only text in English), the Petits Blancs des Hauts (half-casts) on the island of La Réunion...
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$70

40053
MIJORO, Rakotomanga
FORCES ARMEES MALGACHES - Entre Devoir et Pouvoir

Paris. 1998. L' Harmattan. 1st Ed., in the Points de Vue Concrets series. 225 PP with 1 cartoon and many facsimiles of documents or newspaper clippings. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738447074
The Armed Forces of Madagascar torn between Duty and Power.
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$15

62774
MILLARD, Rosie
THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK / France DOM / TOM (in The Sunday Times Magazine)

London. 2010. Times Newspapers Ltd. Issue 03/01/2010. 58 PP. Contains article pages 42 to 47 with 4 colour illustrations (1 map & 3 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 30 x 23.
France's colonies: widely expensive and troublesome.
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$10

15663
MOLLAT DU JOURDIN, Michel & HABERT, Jacques
GIOVANNI ET GIROLAMO VERRAZANO NAVIGATEURS DE FRANCOIS Ier

Paris. 1982. Imprimerie Nationale. 1st Ed. XII, 242 PP with 29 documents and 89 bw & colour illust. (35 maps & charts) in text. Fp: Document signed by the explorer Janus Verrazanus. Eps: Portulan. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, colour vignette of the Verrazano bridge on front cover, illustrated cloth cover slipcase. French text. Ingleton bookplate. Fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 2110807830
Verrazano: French explorers of the Atlantic coasts of the Americas, as well as the first to cross the Indian Ocean and reach the Island of Sumatra in 1525. Giovanni Verrazano was the first European to describe the site of New York in 1524 and a bridge in this city bears his name.
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$125

15637
MOLLAT, Michel
LES EXPLORATEURS DU XIIIè AU XVIè SIECLE, Premiers Regards sur des Mondes Nouveaux

Paris. 1992. Editions du C.T.H.S. / Comité des Travaux Historiques et Scientifiques. 1st Ed. No. 9 in the C.T.H.S. Format series. 258 PP with 8 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of half title page. Spine lightly sunned, faint foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. French text. 18.5 x 12. 2735502511
Land routes in Asia (towards Cathay), in Africa (Ibn Batoutah ...). Sea discoveries around Africa, towards India, to America & circumnavigation up to the 16th century.
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$20

54229
MONSBOROUGH, Lloyd
OFFSHORE AND OFF THE BEATEN TRACK (in Hemisphere, An Asian-Australian Monthly)

Canberra. 1970. Department of Education and Science. Volume 14, No. 10, issue for October 1970. 40 PP. Contains article from P. 2 to 8 with 1 map and 12 b/w photos. Soft cover. Fine. 27.2 x 20.3.
Island of Nias, off the western coast of Sumatra, Indonesia.
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$10

52869
MONTALI, Jean-Marie
TRESOR EN MER DE CHINE (in Le Figaro Magazine)

Paris. 1992. Le Figaro Magazine. Issue No. 3, 19 May 1992. Contains article between pages 82 and 94 with 1 drawing, 1 map, 2 sets of artworks and 11 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.8 x 23.
Expedition of Franck Goddio / ELF, on the wreck of the San Diego, off the Philippines Islands.
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$15

60242
MOORE, W. Robert
CLOVE-SCENTED ZANZIBAR [in National Geographic Magazine - Volume CI, No.2]

Washington. 1952. N.G.S. February 1952. 141-278 PP. Contains article pages 261 to 278 with 3 maps, 6 b/w and 10 colour photos. Soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
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$10

51923
MOUAT, Frederic J.
ROUGH NOTES OF A TRIP TO REUNION, MAURITIUS AND CEYLON

New Dehli. 1984. Asian Educational Services. Reprint of the 1852 original. VI, (2), 139 PP with tables and 37 b/w illustrations by C. Grant. Fp: Map of the Island of Réunion. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Gilt lettering with few rubbed spots. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 24.7 x 16.2.
Voyage from Bengal to Reunion Island... in 1851.
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$25

10560
MULLER, Kal
UNDERWATER INDONESIA, A Guide to the World's Greatest Diving

Singapore. 1992. Periplus Editions. 1st Ed. 285 PP with colour illustrations (maps & photos). FEP: Map of Sumatra to Papua New Guinea. Fp: Bunaken Island, Sulawesi. Pictorial stiff wrappers. Near fine. 22.5 x 14. 0945971141
An excellent dive guide: sites & dive options such as living aboard or ashore.
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$20

59387
MULLINS, Steve
THE CELEBES TRADING Co: making an Australian maritime venture in the Netherlands East Indies

Rockhampton. 2001. School of Humanities / Central Queensland University. 1st Ed. (2), 28 PP with 2 maps. Soft cover, clear plastic front, spiral bound. Fine. 29.7 x 21.5.
Paper presented at the conference Maritime History Beyond 2000: Visions of Sea and Shore, held in Fremantle 11-14 December 2001.
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$15

54211
MULVANEY, John
INDONESIAN PREHISTORY AS SEEN FROM AUSTRALIA (in Hemisphere, An Asian-Australian Monthly)

Canberra. 1969. Department of Education and Science. Volume 13, No. 12, issue for December 1969. 40 PP. Contains article from P. 14 to 20 with 11 b/w illustrations (1 drawing of implements and 10 photos). Soft cover. Near fine. 27.2 x 20.3.
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$10

54217
MUNTU, Ronald
THE DYAKS DISCOVERED (in Hemisphere, An Asian-Australian Monthly)

Canberra. 1970. Department of Education and Science. Volume 14, No. 9, issue for September 1970. 40 PP. Contains article from P. 12 to 17, and inside front cover, with 10 b/w photos. Soft cover. Fine. 27.2 x 20.3.
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$10

53814
MURE, Jo
CHRISTMAS ISLAND UNDERWATER

Canberra. c. 2006. Australia Post. Colour illustrated folder with 25 stamps (colour photos by Dianne Masters, Bill Boyle... Roger Steene). New. Format: 24.5 x 19.5.
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$10

52814
N/A
ARCHIPEL 54 : DESTINS CROISES ENTRE L'INSULINDE ET LA FRANCE

Paris. 1997. Association Archipel. 1997. 312 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Very good. 24 x 16.
17 papers on Indonesia and France. Paper No. 6: François Péron et Charles Lesueur à Timor. Une chasse au crocodile en 1803....
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$30

58668
N/A
FRANCE IN THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE

Paris. 1956. Ministry for Overseas France. 1st Ed. 26 PP with 6 sketch maps of French Overseas Territories and 9 b/w photos. Soft cover, illustrated front. Rear cover replaced, occasional foxing. Very good. Oblong: 13.5 x 21.
Published for the "French Industrial and Trade Exposition" held in Sydney, Australia, March-April 1956.
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$20

35669
N/A
PROCEEDINGS / NAVAL REVIEW ISSUE - Volume 114, No.1023, 1988

Annapolis. 1988. United States Naval Institute. May 1988, No. 1023. Edited by Vice Admiral Robert F. DUNN. 336 PP with b/w illustrations (plans and photos). Cloth cover, crest of the naval institute in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 28 x 21.6.
24 articles: 6 of them on the war in the Persian Gulf between Iran and Iraq. ... U.S. Navy in 1987. U.S. Marine Corps in 1987. U.S. Coast Guard in 1987... The Soviet Navy in 1987.
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$15

51131
N/A
SUID-AFRIKAANSE VERVOERDIENSTE - JaarVerslag 1987-88

Johannesburg. 1988. Suid-Afrikaanse Vervoerdienste. September 1988 edition. 100 PP with 1 folded organigram, 11 graphs, over 30 tables, and 48 colour photos. 1 large folded map in colour Railway Map of South Africa and neighbouring territories, and a 16 page annual report in rear pocket. Pictorial soft cover. Afrikaans text. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1868052054
Transports of South Africa: Plane, Pipelines, Ports, Rail, Road.
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$10

57831
NICOL, Bill
TIMOR: The Stillborn Nation

Melbourne. 1978. Visa Book. 1st Ed. X, (2), 328 PP with 2 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21.5 x 13.8. 0869320734
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$15

42973
NIELSEN, Aage Krarup
PAA KRYDSTOGT MOD NY GUINEA

Copenhagen. 1944. Gyldendalske Boghandel Nordisk Forlag. 1st edition limited to 10 000 copies. (8), 192 PP, with 1 map, plus 40 pages with 78 b/w illustrations. Rebacked copy retaining original pictorial soft covers (pictured), quarter bound, marble boards, gilt title on spine. Fine. Danish text. 25 x 19.
In the Dutch East Indies and Dutch New Guinea. Cannibals, pearling grounds...
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$35

68705
NORTHCOTE PARKINSON, C. (editor)
THE TRADE WINDS - A Study of British Overseas Trade During the French Wars 1793-1815

London. 1948. Geo. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. 336 PP with 1 b/w illustrations, 7 maps (4 on double page) & 7 tables, plus 11 b/w plates. Fp: Sir Nathaniel Dance. FEP: Maps of trades of: West Indies, Newfoundland & America, East Indies, African trade. REP: Country trade SW & NE Monsoon: East Indian Archipelago & West Indies. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with repaired tears. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 15.
Seaports, shipowning, seamen. The trades: East India, West Indian, American, Newfoundland, slave trade & post office packets.
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$45

16576
OCEANOGRAPHY
Proceedings of the Pan Indian Ocean Science Congress - Section F: GEOGRAPHY and OCEANOGRAPHY

Perth. 1954. Pan Indian Ocean Science Association. 1st Ed. 87 PP with tables and 3 charts, plus 3 folded maps. Soft cover. Near fine. 24.8 x 15.5.
Perth Congress of 1954. Papers in French and in English: hydrography, oceanography, internal waves,...
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$20

65049
OHRWALDER, Father Joseph
TEN YEARS CAPTIVITY IN THE MAHDI'S CAMP 1882-1892

London. c. 1900. Sampson Low, Marston & Company. 13th edition, of the 1893 edition. A revised and abridged edition of the 1892 original. Translated by Major F.R. Wingate. XVI, 471 PP with 23 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Bookplate and name of previous owner on front endpaper. Hinge or rear cover split. Foxing throughout. A very good reading copy. 18.4 x 13.
From the original manuscripts of Father Joseph Ohrwalder, late priest of the Austrian Mission station at Delen, in Kordofan, Sudan.
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$40

32971
OLIVER, Captain S. Pasfield
THE TRUE STORY OF THE FRENCH DISPUTE IN MADAGASCAR

New York. 1969. Negro Universities Press. Reprint of the 1885 original. (2), VIII, 279 PP, plus folded map at rear of book. Cloth cover. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5. 837112826
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$15

10700
OMMANNEY, F. D.
THE SHOALS OF CAPRICORN

London. 1954. Readers Union. Reprint of the 1952 original. 280 PP, plus 4 pages with 8 b/w photos. Eps: Islands of the western Indian Ocean. Hard cover. Spine sunned. Foxing. Contents clean and an overall good copy. 20.8 x 13.5.
Voyage and studies through Mauritius and Seychelles Islands and dependencies during a fishing survey.
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$5

11547
O'NEILL, Robert (editor)
INSECURITY! - The Spread of Weapons in the Indian and Pacific Oceans

Canberra. 1978. ANU Press. 1st Ed. X, (2), 280 PP with 1 map, 2 graphs and 23 tables. Hard cover, dj rubbed). Near fine. 22 x 14. 0708105467
Current and future trends in the spread of weaponry in and around the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
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$15

54214
ONGKILI, James P.
TRADITIONAL MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS OF SABAH (in Hemisphere, An Asian-Australian Monthly)

Canberra. 1970. Department of Education and Science. Volume 14, No. 5, issue for May 1970. 40 PP. Contains article from P. 10 to 15 with 15 b/w photos. Soft cover. Fine. 27.2 x 20.3.
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$10

45316
OPIC, Pierre, CONAND, François & BOURRET, Philippe
POISSONS COMMERCIAUX DU SUD-OUEST DE L'OCEAN INDIEN

Paris. 1994. COI / ORSTOM 1st Ed. 92 PP with 1 figure and 39 colour plates. Pictorial stiff cover. Near fine. French text. 21.5 x 15.2. 2709912074
Edible fishes of the South West Indian Ocean.
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$20

13718
ORSTOM & COLLECTIVE AUTHORS
OUTRE-MER FRANCAIS ET EXPLOITATION DES OCEANS

Paris. 1981. Académie des Sciences d'Outre-Mer & ORSTOM. 1st Ed. (2), 204 PP with 2 tables and 8 maps. Soft cover. Near fine. French text. 23.7 x 15.2. 290098025
Inventory in 1980 of the Exclusive Economic Zone of the French overseas dependencies and approach to their development.
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$30

69073
PACIFIC LOGISTICS
CONSOLIDATED ASIA-PACIFIC MARITIME SERVICES

Hong Kong. c. 1972. Pacific Logistics, S.A. / Seabridge. 1st Ed. 16 PP with 1 map, 16 crests or funnels and 34 colour photos, plus 7 large folded plates in rear pocket (Area of Operations and Route Map in colour, Plan of a cargo freighter, Plan of a Pacific Logistics tugboat, Deadweight scale for Lusteveco Barges, Deadweight scale for Lusteveco flat barges, Lusteveco Tugboat data, Lusteveco Tanker data). Soft cover, illustrated front. Fine condition. Oblong: 21.5 x 27.8.
Sea Transport in South East Asia during the Vietnam Conflict.
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$45

49296
PARIS, Catherine & LAMON, Catherine
LES SEYCHELLES

Paris. 1997. Editions Atlas. 1st Ed., in Collection Îles. 128 PP with colour illustrations (1 National Flag, 10 paintings, 10 sketch maps and 108 photos). Laminated pictorial boards, dj. French text. Half title page, title page and 4 other pages with rubbed spots. Near fine. 32.8 x 24.8. 2731221755
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$15

54363
PEAKE, Lieut.-Colonel E. R. L.
NORTHERN RHODESIA - BELGIAN CONGO BOUNDARY (in the Geographical Journal, Vol LXXXIII, No. 4)

London. 1934. Royal Geographical Society. Article pulled out of Vol. LXXXIII, No. 4, April 1934. 263-280 PP, plus 6 pages with 12 b/w photos and 2 maps in colour (1 of them folded). Original cover, clear plastic front, spiral bound. Fine condition. 24.6 x 15.7.
Paper read on 5 February 1934. Border of Zambia and Zaire.
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$20

71189
PEARSON, Mike Parker & GODDEN, Karen
IN SEARCH OF THE RED SLAVE - Shipwreck and Captivity in Madagascar

Stroud, UK. 2002. Sutton Publishing. 1st Ed. VI, 217 PP with 3 maps, plus 8 pages with 1 engraving and 14 colour illustrations (1 map and 13 photos). Hard cover, glit title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.3 x 14. 9780750929387
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$25

50984
PEARY, Robert E.
THE NORTH POLE

Amsterdam. 1985. Time-Life Books. Facsimile reprint of the 1910 edition, in the Classics of Exploration series. Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. XII, 326 PP with 7 pages '(facsimile of manuscript), plus 4 photogravures, 16 special plates, 96 pages with 96 b/w plates, and 1 large folded map in colour. Fp: Commander Robert E. Peary. Marbled endpapers. Padded brown leather, lettered and ruled in gilt and red, spine blocked in red between raised bands. All edges gilt. A 2 page publisher's sheet loosely inserted. Few foxing spots, o/wise fine. 21.7 x 14.5. 0705415066
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$20

58403
PENDERS, C. L. M.
THE WEST NEW GUINEA DEBACLE: Dutch Decolonisation and Indonesia, 1945-1962

Honolulu. 2001. University of Hawai'i Press. 1st Ed. X, 490 PP with 1 map. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 21.2 x 14.2. 0824824709
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$25

33111
PENNY, Malcolm
THE BIRDS OF SEYCHELLES, and the Outlying Islands

London. 1974. Collins. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 3 line drawings, plus 12 plates with 34 b/w and 64 colour illustrations by Chloì Talbot-Kelly. Eps: Location map of the Indian Ocean and Map of the Central (Granitic) Seychelles Islands. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 19.8 x 13. 002160609
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$15

19755
PERON, M.F.
A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE, Performed by order of the Emperor Napoleon, during the years 1801, 1802, 1803, and 1804

Melbourne. 1975. Marsh Walsh. Reprint in an edition limited to 350 numbered copies, of the 1809 first English edition (this copy no.217). VIII, 314, (2) PP plus 2 folded plates. Fp: Natives of New South Wales. Full leather with raised bands, gilt title on black label vignette on spine, blind decoration on covers. A near fine copy. 21.5 x 14.5. 0909342040
Only the first volume of Péron's narrative of Baudin's voyage was translated, and ends with the arrival of the Géographe at Port Jackson. Call at Isle de France (Mauritius) 15th March to 25th April 1801. Description of New Holland and Van Diemens Land. First landfall in Australia on 27th May 1801, arrival in Sydney on 27th June 1802.
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$350

47224
PERRIN, Yves & FENOT, Eric
MADAGASCAR

Paris. 2000. ASA Editions 1st Ed., in the 100% Roots series. 96, (8 glossary) PP with colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 25 x 20. 2911589610
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$55

66470
PETTERSSON, Prof. Hans
WESTWARD HO WITH THE 'ALBATROSS'

London. 1954. Macmillan & Co. 1st Ed. XII, 205, (5 blank) PP, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w illustrations. Fp: The Albatross under Canvas. Cloth cover, dj Top and bottom of spine with light wear, dust jacket with small pieces missing at corners and top of spine, now plastic protected. Signature of previous owner on FFEP. Light foxing on prelims and outside page edges. Contents near fine. 22 x 14.5.
The Swedish deep-sea expedition in 1947, from the central Atlantic Ridge, the Caribbean Sea thence to the Pacific via the Galapagos, Tahiti, Honolulu and Mindanao, followed by the Indian Ocean in 1948 via Colombo, the Somali Deep to the Seychelles, return to Sweden via Suez & London.
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$10

40687
PHILIPPE, Jean & SCARBORO, Kathleen
LA REUNION, DEUX REGARDS

Paris. 1995. Musée de l'Homme. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 3 maps, 31 b/w illustrations (8 engravings and 23 photos) and 20 colour illustrations (10 paintings by Kathleen Scarboro and 10 photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 24. 2856532284
Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Musée de l'Homme in 1995.
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$20

61569
PHOOLCHUND, Harry
CAMPAIGN FOR THE DEMILITARISATION OF THE INDIAN OCEAN - Newsletter No. 3

Crow Edge, Sheffield. 1987. C. D. I. O. Issue No. 3, January 1987. 8 PP with drawings and silhouettes. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$10

61570
PHOOLCHUND, Harry
CAMPAIGN FOR THE DEMILITARISATION OF THE INDIAN OCEAN - Newsletter No. 7

Crow Edge, Sheffield. 1988. C. D. I. O. Issue No. 7, January 1988. 8 PP with b/w illustrations. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$10

47116
THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY
THE JOURNAL OF THE POLYNESIAN SOCIETY - Volume 84, No.4 (Reprint)

Wellington. 1975. The Polynesian Society. December 1975. Extract, pages 477 to 483 with 2 figures, plus 1 b/w plate. Stapled soft cover. Fine. 22.5 x 14.7.
Article by Brett Hilder: The Story of the Tamil Bell. How and/or why a bronze bell manufactured on the Eastern coast of Thailand, Southeast India, reached the shores of New Zealand. Drifting derelict shipwreck...
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$15

60928
PORTS
CAMEROON INTER-PORTS (10 issues)

Douala. 1986 -1989. Office National des Ports du Cameroun / Cameroon National Ports Authority. 10 issues. No. 37 (July-September 1986): 48 PP. No. 38 (October-December 1986): 60 PP. No. 39 (January -March 1987): 40 PP. No. 41-42 (July-December 1987): 56 PP. No. 44 (April-June 1988): 56 PP. No. 45 (July-September 1988): 36 PP. No. 46 (October-December 1988): 56 PP. No. 48 (April-June 1989): 48 PP. No. 49 (July-September 1989): 53 PP. No. 50 (October-December 1989): 60 PP. A total of 493 pages with tables and b/w illustrations. Each issue with pictorial soft cover in colour. A fine set. French text. 27 x 21.
Cameroon Inter-Ports is the quarterly Bulletin of the Cameroon National Ports Authority.
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$50

12394
PROSPER, Jean-Georges
L'ILE MAURICE - AU SOMMET DE LA VAGUE ECONOMIQUE FRANCOPHONE

Paris. 1993. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 195 PP (12 adv.). Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.3. 273842113X
History of Mauritius through the various phases: Dutch period 51598-1710), French (1715-1810), Great Britain (1810-1968), Independence (1968), Republic (1992). Now a regional financial metropolis with its problems and effects on the soul of the Mauritian society.
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$20

58979
PUNDYK, Grace
SAILING WITH THE SONS OF SINDBAD: Alan Villiers the Australian Arabist (in Signals No. 92)

Sydney. 2010. Australian National Maritime Museum. No. 92, September-November 2010. Contains articles from P. 14 to 21 with 1 colour and 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$10

31953
RABEMANANJARA, Raymond William
GEOPOLITIQUE ET PROBLEMES DE MADAGASCAR

Paris. 1998. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 286 PP. Soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738471862
The evolution of Madagascar on the domestic front and in the world at large since the independence obtained in 1960.
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$20

13203
RABEMANANJARA, Raymond William
MADAGASCAR 1895, Documents Politiques & Diplomatiques

Paris. 1996. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 152, (8 adv) PP with 1 facsimile of document, 4 maps and 28 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738436862
Diplomatic and political documents of the second part of the 19th century, on the Malagasy Nation, up to the French conquest of 1895.
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$15

38151
RAFFOUL, Michel
MADAGASCAR - Le Sixième Continent (in Grands Reportages)

Paris. 1990. Editions Mondiales S.A. Issue No. 107, November 1990. Contains article from P. 64 to 97 with 1 map and 25 colour photos by Claude Pavard. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 28 x 21.
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$10

44888
RAJOELINA, Patrick
REVUE MADAGASCAR, OCEAN INDIEN - No. 6

Paris. 1991. L'Harmattan. Issue No. 6, April 1991. 160 PP. Soft cover. Faint foxing. Fine. French text. 24 x 14.8. 2738410081
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$30

42099
RAKOTO RATSIMAMANGA, Professeur Albert, & RAJOELINA, Patrick
MADAGASCAR - L' Enigme de 1947 Mémoires

Paris. 2001. L'Harmattan / Editions Ako. 1st Ed., in collection Repères pour Madagascar et l'Océan Indien. 138, (6) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747511510
The revolt of 29 March 1947 against France in Madagascar.
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$15

53426
RANAIVO, Flavien & PEDRON, Bernard (editors)
REVUE DE MADAGASCAR - No. 36

Tananarive. 1966. Direction de l' Information de Madagascar. Edition limited to 1600 copies. No. 36, 4th term 1966 - New series. 65, (3) PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, plans and photos), printed on superior glossy paper. Illustrated covers wwith light wear around edges, o/wise near fine. French text. 31.2 x 24.3.
Contents include: Les Mikea de Madagascar ou vivre sans boire, by Louis Molet, Essai d'interprétation de la stèle indéchiffrée d'Ambilobe by J-C Hébert, L'art à Madagascar by Claude Godin, Images sakalaves ...
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$30

54225
RATNAJINENDRA, M. R.
ARGOSIES OF ARABY (in Hemisphere, An Asian-Australian Monthly)

Canberra. 1971. Department of Education and Science. Volume 15, No. 1, issue for January 1971. 40 PP. Contains article from P. 2 to 7 with 1 map, 6 colour and 3 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Fine. 27.2 x 20.3.
Arabian navigators of the Indian Ocean.
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$10

53550
RAVOLOLOMANGA, Bodo
LE LAC BLEU [et autres contes de Magagascar]

Paris. 1996. l'Harmattan. Ist Ed., in Collection La Légende des Mondes. 125, (3) PP with 5 b/w illustrations by Razana-Maniraka (1), and Pashy Ramanantsalama (4). Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Very good. French and Malagasy text. 21.5 x 13.5. 273844332X
Six tales.
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$10

12798
REDIER, Antoine
L'EVEQUE DES ANTHROPOPHAGES

Paris. 1933. Alexis Redier. 1st Ed. 275 PP, plus folded map of French Equatorial Africa. Card cover. Pages uncut. Lower part of spine worn. Very good. French text. 19 x 12.
Cannibals in French Equatorial Africa at the turn of this century.
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$10

41008
RENAUD, Pierre
LES SEYCHELLES / SEYCHELLES

Victoria. c.1970. Editions Jean-Claude Nourault. 1st Ed. Volume V, in Les Iles de l'Océan Indien series. No pagination, 268 PP with colour photos. Hard cover, dj (lightly rubbed). Short tear at top of rear hinge of covers. Very light foxing, o/wise near fine. English and French text. 28 x 21.5.
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$40

30808
RICCIARDI, Lorenzo
THE VOYAGE OF THE MIR-EL-LAH

New York. 1981. The Viking Press. 1st US Ed. 256 PP with b/w & colour photos with 2 maps & 2 diagrams. Title spread: The Mir-el-Lah in Cosmoledo Lagoon. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise a fine copy. 24.6 x 17.5. 0670748315
The vanishing world of the dhows, from the Shatt Al Arab to East Africa then to the Seychelles and Comoro Islands.
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$15

22661
RICCIARDI, Lorenzo
THE VOYAGE OF THE MIR-EL-LAH

London. 1980. Collins. 1st UK Ed. 256 PP with b/w & colour photos with 2 maps & 2 diagrams. Title spread: The Mir-el-Lah in Cosmoledo Lagoon. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.6 x 17.5. 02118874
The vanishing world of the dhows, from the Shatt Al Arab to East Africa then to the Seychelles and Comoro Islands.
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$15

43649
RICE, A. L. (editor)
DEEP-SEA CHALLENGE - The John Murray / Mabahiss Expedition to the Indian Ocean, 1933-34

Paris. 1986. UNESCO. 1st Ed. 336 PP with 42 figures (drawings, maps, photos). Fp: Bow of the Mabahiss. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24.7 x 17.5. 9231024000
Narrative of the John Murray Expedition to the Arabian Sea, by Lt;- Col. R. B. Seymour Sewell, leader of the expedition. Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean (Bombay to Mombasa, Zanzibar, Seychelles, Maldives, Colombo).
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$30

49540
RIGG, Dr. Jonathan, JAY, Dr. Sian , HUI, Tan Boon et al.
INDONESIAN HERITAGE. Volume 2: THE HUMAN ENVIRONMENT

Singapore. 1996. Archipelago Press / Editions Didier Millet. 1st Ed. 152 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29.6 x 22.5. 9813018321
Contents: The Indonesian World, Sense of Place: The Archipelago, The Human Context, Padi and Sawah: Rice in Indonesia, Field and Forest, Littoral Livelihoods, City and Town Life, Development and Change.
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$35

52248
RIVIERE, Serge M. & ISSUR, Kumari R. (editors)
BAUDIN - FLINDERS DANS L' OCEAN INDIEN. Voyages, découvertes, rencontre / Travels, discoveries, encounter

Paris. 2006. l'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 288, (2) PP with 37 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French and English texts. Fine. 24 x 15.5. 2296022805
Papers presented at the 2003 Symposium at the University of Mauritius: 8 in French (Claude Wanquet, François Bellec, Michel Jangoux, Jacqueline Goy...) and 9 in English (Edward Duyker, Margaret Sankey, Marc Serge Rivière, Peter Ashley...).
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$30

35904
ROBERT, Patrick
L'ILE DE LA REUNION - Reflets du Temps

St. Denis, La Réunion. 1991. Azalées Editions. 1st Ed. 158 PP with colour plates. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Foxing spots on endpapers. French text. Near fine. Oblong: 28.7 x 32.4. 2908127091
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$25

45338
ROBERTS, J. M.
THE EUROPEAN EMPIRES

New York. 1999. O. U. P. 1st US edition, Volume 8, in the Illustrated History of the World series. 192 PP with 1 time chart, 13 maps in colour, b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, in Petrograd, 1920. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 29.5 x 23.5. 019521529X
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$25

45846
ROBERTS, Stephen H.
HISTORY OF FRENCH COLONIAL POLICY (1870-1925) (in two volumes)

London. 1929. P. S. King & Son. 1st Ed. Monograph No. 95 in the Studies in Economics and Political Science series. Volume I: XVI, 374 PP with 9 maps and diagrams, plus 7 folded maps. Fp: Map of the French Empire. Volume II: VIII, 375-741, (9 adv.) PP with 8 maps, plus 1 folded map. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Ex Library copies with stamps on both endpapers and on title page of each volume. Shelf number on spine. Covers of both volumes lightly soiled and with sunned spine. Some foxing, o/wise very good. Scarce. 25.3 x 16.
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$70

13219
ROGERS, Stanley
THE INDIAN OCEAN

London. 1932. George G. Harrap. 1st Ed. 254 PP with numerous illust. & 12 full-page b/w plates, plus 4 colour plates (1 of them with 6 flags). Fp (in colour): A China clipper. Eps: Map of the Indian Ocean. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine, gilt title on spine. Light foxing throughout o/wise a very good copy. 22.2 x 14.8.
The islands, the discoverers, the adventurers, the East Indiamen and shipwrecks in this ocean.
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$15

60243
ROSS RANGE, Peter
OMAN [in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 187, No.5, May 1995]

Washington. 1995. N.G.S. May 1995. 142 PP. Contains article pages 112 to 138 with 1 national flag, 2 maps and 18 colour photos by James L. Stanfield. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.
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$5

54326
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 134 - 1968 (in 4 parts)

London. 1968. Royal Geographical Society. Annual edition. Vol. 134, issues Part 1 (March 1968) to Part 4 (December 1968). Edited by L.P. KIRWAN. LI (advertisements), 650 PP, (6 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps (some in colour). Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. 134. Part 3: Clements Robert Markham and the Geographical Department of the India Office 1867-77, by Donovan Williams. Part 4: The conservation of Aldabra, by D. R. Stoddart.
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$40

54270
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: C - 1942

London. 1942. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. C, issues No 1 (July 1942) to No. 5 & 6 (November-December 1942). Edited by Arthur R. HINKS XXII (advertisements), 287 PP, (1 index to maps, illustrations and diagrams), II (contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps. Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
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$40

54347
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: XCVI, No. 1 - 1940

London. 1940. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. XCVI, issues No 1 (July 1940). Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. VI (Advertisements), 80 PP with 1 map, plus 10 pages with 2 maps and 19 b/w photos. Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. XCVI - No. 1: Botanical and Geographical Exploration in the Assam Himalaya, by F. Kingdon Ward. Primitive Tribes in Madagascar, by Olive Murray Chapman. Notes on the Northern Sea Routes, by Professor Kenneth Mason...
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$10

41502
RUSHBY, Kevin
HUNTING PIRATE HEAVEN - In Search of the Lost Pirate Utopias of the Indian Ocean

London. 2001. Constable. 1st Ed. X, 294 PP with 2 maps. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 15.6. 0094800103
Fiefdoms carved in the Comoros Islands or in Madagascar.
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$20

46103
RUSHTON, William Faulkner
THE CAJUNS. From Acadia to Louisiana

New York. 1995. The Noonday Press. 8th printing of the 1979 original. X, 342 PP with 4 maps and 46 b/w illustrations (drawings and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.5 x 15.4. 0374515573
French-speaking settlers in Louisiana.
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$10

42990
RUSILLON, H.
UN PETIT CONTINENT - MADAGASCAR

Paris. 1933. Société des Missions Evangéliques. 1st Ed. VIII, 414 PP with many b/w illustrations by M-C. Mayor, b/w photos, maps and a fold-out chart showing migrations to Madagascar. Some pages still uncut. Pictorial soft cover, clear plastic protected. Faint foxing, o/wise a near fine copy. French text. 25.2 x 16.5.
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$50

58539
RUTHERFORD, Danilyn
RAIDING THE LAND OF THE FOREIGNERS

Princeton, NJ. 2003. Princeton University Press. 1st paperback edition. XXII, (2), 296 PP with b/w illustrations (2 maps and 9 photos). Fp: Papuan and Chinese children. Pictorial soft cover. Signatures of previous owners on half title page and title page, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0691095914
The limits of the Nation on an Indonesian frontier (the island of Biak off the coast of Western New Guinea).
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$25

54216
SACHITANAND, N. N.
A CRAFT THAT BECAME ART (in Hemisphere, An Asian-Australian Monthly)

Canberra. 1970. Department of Education and Science. Volume 14, No. 9, issue for September 1970. 40 PP. Contains article from P. 6 to 11 with 6 b/w photos. Soft cover. Fine. 27.2 x 20.3.
The Hoysala sculptors of Mysore.
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$10

54228
SACHITANAND, N. N.
THE FABULOUS PINK CITY (in Hemisphere, An Asian-Australian Monthly)

Canberra. 1969. Department of Education and Science. Volume 13, No. 9, issue for September 1969. 40 PP. Contains article from P. 20 to 27 with 9 b/w photos. Soft cover. Fine. 27.2 x 20.3.
The north-western Indian city of Jaipur.
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$10

13202
SALESSE, Yves
MAYOTTE: L'ILLUSION DE LA FRANCE - Propositions pour une Décolonisation

Paris. 1995. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. in Conjonctures Politiques series, cahier No. 7. 160 PP with 2 maps and 4 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.6. 2738431046
A social, economic and administrative approach to the problem created by the will of this Island to refuse independence, to maintain strong ties with France and split from the Comoro archipelago.
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$15

16433
SAND, Peter H.
MARINE ENVIRONMENT LAW IN THE UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME, an Emergent Eco-Regime

London. 1988. Tycooly. 1st Ed. XXVI, 265 PP with 1 map and 10 tables in text. Decorated laminated boards. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 1851480242
Global guidelines: Off-shore mining, Geneva 1981 - South West Pacific: Nouméa convention and protocol, Rarotonga 1982 - Indian Ocean: Nairobi convention and protocols 1985 - Red Sea: Jeddah convention and protocol 1982 ...
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$35

30177
SEARLE, Pauline
DAWN OVER OMAN

London. 1979. George Allen & Unwin. Revised and re-set edition of the 1975 original. XXII, 146 PP with 1 map, 12 head pieces by Michael Beeching and 41 b/w illust. Cloth cover, dj. Short tears on front endpaper and half title page, o/wise very good. 24 x 16. 0049150235
History and development.
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$15

54687
SENEVIRATNE, Maureen
DECORATIVE ART IN CEYLON (in Hemisphere, An Asian-Australian Monthly)

Canberra. 1970. Department of Education and Science. Volume 14, No. 7, issue for July 1970. 40 PP. Contains article from P.7 to 12 with 7 b/w photos. Soft cover. Fine. 27.2 x 20.3.
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$10

17051
SEVERIN, Tim
IN THE WAKE OF SINDBAD (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 162, No. 1)

Washington. 1982. N.G.S. Volume 162, No. 1, July 1982. Article from P. 2 to 41 with 1 map, 3 drawings and 32 col. photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
Re-enactment of traditional sailing between Oman and China on board a dhow.
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$10

47874
SEYCHELLES
NOT ONLY DOES THE SEA SELL SEYCHELLES (in Qantas Airways)

Sydney. 1972/73. Qantas Airways Ltd. Vol. 38, No. 8, December 1972/January 1973. 24 PP. Contains article from P.21 to 23 with 4 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.3 x 20.5.
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$10

11957
SHARMAN, Annie
THE MARTYRS' ISLE or Madagascar: The Country, the People, and the Missions

London. 1909. London Missionary Society. 174 PP with 2 maps and 83 b/w illust. (mainly photos). Fp: Group of girls at play! Presentation copy. Orig. decorated red cloth cover. Light wear with a little soiling, prize presentation on FFEP, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 17.
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$15

11573
SHAW, George A.
MADAGASCAR AND FRANCE, With Some Accounts of the Island, its People, its Resources and Development

London. 1885. Religious Tract Society. 1st Ed. 320 PP plus 1 folded map and 15 full-page plates. Rebacked copy retaining original gilt-decorated cloth cover, spine faded & little worn on corners. Frontispiece & half-title page missing, o/wise very good. 20.2 x 14.3.
From initial settlement, discovery, tentative settlement and war with France. Geography, flora, fauna...
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$20

46465
SHER, Jakov A., LOBLIGEOIS, Mireille, ANDRE, Nadine, et al..
ARTS ASIATIQUES. Annales du Musée National des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet et du Musée Cernuschi - Tome XLVII - 1992.

Paris. 1992. Musée Guimet / Ecole Française d'Extrême-Orient. Volume XLVII - 1992. 155, (3) PP with b/w illustrations (map, drawings, photos) and 9 colour plates. Pictorial soft cover. Top corner of back cover with creases. Fine. 6 French texts with English and Japanese abstracts, and 1 English text with French and Japanese abstract. 27.2 x 22..
... An example of the entrepot ports civilization in the South Seas: South Kedah (Malaysia), 5th-14th centuries A.D., by Michel Jacq-Hergoualc'h....
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$30

12473
SIM, J. P. (chairman) & MAGI, T. (secretary)
AUSTRALIA AND THE INDIAN OCEAN REGION - Report from The Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence

Canberra. 1976. A.G.P.S. 1st Ed. VIII, 242 PP with tables, plus 1 map (in colour) of the Indian Ocean. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Very good. 25 x 17.5
Report ... on the significance of the Indian Ocean (history, geography, political status), strategic importance, naval involvements and presences,...
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$25

44062
SIMONIN, Jacky (editor)
COMMUNAUTES PERIPHERIQUES ET ESPACES PUBLICS EMERGENTS - Les Médias dans les Iles de l'Océan Indien

Paris. 2002. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in Collection Communication et Civilisation. 208, (2) PP with tables. Illustrated soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747530469
The media in Madagascar, Mauritius and la Réunion.
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$20

59867
SIMPSON, Col
JAVA EMERGING: Unfolding Cartographic Views (in The National Library Magazine - Vol 2, No.4, December 2010)

Canberra. 2010. National Library of Australia. Vol. 2, No. 4, December 2010. 32 PP. Contains article pages 8 to 12 with 2 b/w and 5 Colour illustrations. Pictorial (Australian BrushTurkey) soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
Col Simpson charts the history of European exploration an settlement in Java through its maps.
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$10

12399
SIMPSON, Colin
BLUE AFRICA - Travel in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Tanzania, plus the Indian Ocean islands of Mauritius, Madagascar, Réunion and Seychelles

Sydney. 1981. Horwitz. 1st Ed. (5), 264 PP with b/w illustrations and maps, plus 28 pages with 85 colour photos. Cloth cover, dj. Occasional foxing spots. Very good. 24.7 x 16. 0725511257
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$10

69017
SINGHJ, Daljit & ARASU, V.T. (editors)
SINGAPORE - An Illustrated History 1941-1984

Singapore. 1984. Information Division, Ministry of Culture, Republic of Singapore. 1st Ed. 397 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Large folded map of 1986 (English and Chinese script) loosely inserted. Near fine. 30 x 24. 9971750305
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$20

20582
SKERRETT, Adrian and Judith
JOURNEY THROUGH SEYCHELLES

Nairobi. 1994. Camerapix. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 3 colour maps and 187 colour photographs by Mohamed Amin and Duncan Willetts. Half title page, title page, frontispiece and endpapers with colour photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 32.5 x 24.8. 1874041903
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$20

40033
SLESIN, Suzanne, CLIFF, Stafford, BERTHELOT, Jack, GAUME, Martine & ROZENSZTROCH
CARIBBEAN STYLE

London. 1992. Thames and Hudson. Reprint of the 1985 original. 290 PP, lavishly illustrated with 1 map, 9 pages of plans and over 600 colour photos. Cloth cover (lightly soiled), dj (lightly rubbed). Near fine. 25.8 x 25.5. 0500234558
The islands of Guadeloupe, Martinique, St.Barthélémy, Antigua, Nevis, Monserrat, Barbados, Haiti and Jamaica. Island vegetation and colour, plantation houses, town houses, popular houses, contemporary houses and gardens. Plans and information on different types of houses on the various islands.
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$10

66313
SMALLWOOD, Helen
PASSAGE FROM PARADISE

Dinas Powys, UK. 1988. Author. 1st Ed. 156 PP with 16 maps and numerous b/w illustrations (drawings, photos, plans) and 58 colour photos. Pictorial soft covers with a few small creases. Covers slightly rubbed. Occasional foxing. Very good. 24.6 x 17.8. 0951366300
Two English couples working in the Seychelles, rebuilt and refitted a former Norwegian rescue ship (Colin Archer design), the "Christian Bugge". Voyage from Seychelles to Plymouth via Capetown, St Helena and the Caribbean islands (11 Oct. 1983 to 24 Aug. 1984).
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$20

42096
SMITH, Ronald Bishop
THE FIRST AGE OF THE PORTUGUESE EMBASSIES, NAVIGATIONS AND PEREGRINATIONS TO THE ANCIENT KINGDOMS OF CAMBAY AND BENGAL (1500-1521)

Bethesda, Maryland, USA. 1969. Author. 1st Ed. 155 PP, plus 2 folded maps of Cambay and Bengal. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine and front cover. Ex library copy with a neat and discreet cancellation stamp at top of page 3, on top outside edge, and gilt numbers on spine. An otherwise near fine copy. 23.2 x 15.8.
Kingdoms of Diul (Sind), Cambay and Malwa, on the Arabian sea. Kingdom of Bengal and the city of Gaur.
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$25

62273
SOCIETE FRANCAISE D'HISTOIRE D'OUTRE-MER
OUTRE-MERS, Revue d' Histoire - Tome 98, No. 368-369: Cinquante ans d' Indépendances africaines

Paris. 2010. Société Française d'Histoire d'Outre-Mer. Vol. 98, No. 368-369 (2e semestre 2010). Theme "Fifty years of Independences in Africa". Topic presented by Catherine Coquery-Vidrovitch & Hélène d'Almeida-Topor. Edited by Bernard DROZ. 495, (33 publications) PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French texts. Fine. 24 x 15.5
No. 368-3697 - 18 papers on: "Fifty years of Independences in Africa. ... 6 other articles ...
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$30

61977
SOCIETE FRANCAISE D'HISTOIRE D'OUTRE-MER
REVUE FRANCAISE D' HISTOIRE D' OUTRE-MER - Tome LXXVI, No. 282-283: La Révolution Française et les Colonies

Paris. 1989. Société Française d'Histoire d'Outre-Mer. Vol. LXXVI, No. 282-283, (1er & 2ème Trimestres 1989). Special issue edited by Professor Jean Tarrade. 272 PP with tables and maps, plus 1 folded plate "Système colonial Atlantique Néerlandais au milieu du XVIIIe Siècle". Pictorial soft cover. French texts (7) with an English summary and English texts (2) with French summary. Fine. 24 x 15.5
9 papers: Révolution Française et Identité Réunionnaise, by Claude Wanquet. ... Controversial legislation at Guadeloupe regarding Trade and Piracy, 1797, by H.J.K. Jenkins. The French and Haitian Revolutions, and resistance to slavery in the Americas, by David Geggus. ... La Révolution Française, la République Batave et le premier repli colonial Néerlandais (1784-1814), by François J. L. Souty. ...
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$25

54226
SOEJONO, R. P.
INDONESIA BEFORE WRITTEN HISTORY (in Hemisphere, An Asian-Australian Monthly)

Canberra. 1969. Department of Education and Science. Volume 13, No. 9, issue for September 1969. 40 PP. Contains article from P. 26 to 31 with 8 b/w photos. Soft cover. Fine. 27.2 x 20.3.
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$10

47887
SOUMILLE, Pierre (editor)
Dossier ITINERAIRES D'OUTRE-MER (in Ultramarines - No. 18-19)

Aix en Provence. 1999. AMAROM (Amis des Archives d'Outre-Mer) / IHCC (Institut d'Histoire Comparée des Civilisations). December 1999. 64 PP with 64 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 29.8 x 21.
Special issue. Files on France and her colonies. Forced or voluntary migrations by Christophe Beyeler... From the Indian Ocean to Indochina: a French family (1720-1956), by Jacques Spielmann...
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$25

50963
SPEKE, John Hanning
JOURNAL OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE SOURCE OF THE NILE

Amsterdam. 1987. Time-Life Books. Facsimile reprint of the 1863 edition, in the Classics of Exploration series. XXXII, 658, (34 publications) PP with 48 illustrations, plus 25 plates (1 map in colour and 24 illustrations) and 2 large folded maps (in colour) in rear pocket. Fp: Portrait of Captain Speke, in Dress worn in Africa. Marbled endpapers. Padded brown leather, lettered and ruled in gilt and red, spine blocked in red between raised bands. All edges gilt. A 2 page publisher's sheet loosely inserted. Fine. 21.7 x 14.5. 0705415023
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$25

54611
STACEY, Natasha
BOATS TO BURN: BAJO FISHING ACTIVITIES IN THE AUSTRALIAN FISHING ZONE

Canberra. 2007. ANU E Press. 1st Ed. Asia-Pacific Environment Monograph No.2. XIX, 222 PP with 12 tables, 9 maps, 8 figures and 28 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5.
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$35

66185
STEPHENSON, Pamela
MURDER OR MUTINY - Mystery, Piracy and Adventure in the Spice Islands

London. 2006. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1st Ed. Foreword by Billy Connolly. 240 PP with colour illustrations (family tree, 2 maps, 17 head of Chapters and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 26.5 x 18.5. 1841882704
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$10

41132
STEWART, Desmond
THE ARAB WORLD

Amstersdam. 1967. Time-Life International. 1st European edition, in the Life World Library series. 160 PP with 1 graph, 3 maps, 38 colour and 70 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the Arab World (Morocco to Arabian Peninsula). Hard cover, pictorial front. Fine. 28 x 21.5.
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$10

38142
STRATTON, Arthur
THE GREAT RED ISLAND - A Biography of Madagascar

London. 1965. Macmillan. 1st UK Edition of the 1964 US original. (XIV), 368 PP with 1 map, plus 8 pages with 22 b/w photos. Cloth cover. Foxing on outside edges. Renewed endpapers. Very good. 22.5 x 15.
Story weaving back and forth between past and present, between personal experiences and historical events.
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$5

18084
STRATTON, Arthur
THE GREAT RED ISLAND, A Biography of Madagascar

London. 1965. Macmillan & Co Ltd. 1st UK Edition of the 1964 US original. (XIV), 368 PP with 1 map plus 8 pages with 22 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Foxing. Very good. 22.5 x 15.
Story weaving back and forth between past and present, between personal experiences and historical events.
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$10

43524
SUEZ CANAL
THE SUEZ CANAL PROBLEM, July 2--September 22, 1956

Washington. 1956. Department of State. 1st Ed., Department of State publication 6392. XVI, 370 PP. Soft cover. Near fine. 23 x 14.8.
Suez Canal Agreements, 1854-1954. Egyptian Nationalization 26 July / 2nd August 1956. The 22-power London Conference August 3-15 1956. The Cairo Meeting of the Suez Committee with President Nasser...
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$20

67719
SWINGLE, Charles F.
ACROSS MADAGASCAR by Boat, Auto, RailRoad, and Filanzana (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 66, No. 2)

Washington. 1929. National Geographic Society. Volume LVI, No. 2, August 1929. 131-252 PP. Contains article from page 178 to 211 with b/w illustrations (3 maps and 42 photos by the author and Professor Henri Humbert). Soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
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$20

16927
TAHTINEN, Dale R. & LENCZOWSKI, J.
ARMS IN THE INDIAN OCEAN: Interests and Challenges

Washington. 1977. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research. 1st Ed. (10), 84 PP with 1 map and tables in text. Soft cover. Very good. 22.8 x 15.2.
Military position of regional states. The super powers and the Indian ocean.
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$5

56504
TAPSON, Winifred
TIMBER AND TIDES. The Story of Knysma and Plettenberg Bay

Johannesburg. 1963. General Litho Ltd. Revised and enlarged edition of the 1961 original. XVI, 192 PP with 1 map and 14 headpieces, plus 18 b/w plates. Inside dust jacket: Genealogy tree of George Rex. Decorated hard cover, dj. Near fine. 21.7 x 14.2.
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$20

40024
TAZIEFF, Haroun
SOUTH FROM THE RED SEA

London. c.1965. The Travel Book Club. Reprint of the original published by Lutterworth Press. 213 PP with 3 maps and 6 figures, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.3 x 14.2.
Exploration in the Red Sea with Cousteau on the Calypso, as well as regions of the Rift Valley of the African continent.
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$10

47766
TCHERKO, Louna & EMILIO, Sandro
KOCHI-INDIA. Un thé à la cardamome

Nouméa. 2003. Rhizome. 1st Ed. 125, (3) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 17.5 x 11.5. 2913286046
Novel set in India.
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$40

44563
TERRY, Martin
LURE OF THE SOUTHERN SEAS (in Signals No. 61)

Sydney. 2002. Australian National Maritime Museum. No. 61, December 2002-February 2003. 40 PP. Contains article from P. 10 to 12 with 5 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.
The voyages of the great 19th-century French explorer Dumont d'Urville.
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$10

22807
TETLEY, B., SKERRETT, Adrian & Judith (editors)
SPECTRUM GUIDE TO SEYCHELLES

Nairobi. 1991. Camerapix. 1st Ed. 352 PP with 1 plan, 12 maps, b/w illust., and over 200 colour photos. Pict. soft cover. Fine. 22.2 x 14.8. 1556503105
History, setting, tourist haunts as well as economy & investment opportunities.
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$15

35352
TEYSSIER, Paul (editor)
VASCO DE GAMA - La relation du premier voyage aux Indes (1497-1499)

Paris. 1998. Editions Chandeigne. 1st Ed., in Collection Magellane Poche, introduced, annotated and translated in French by Paul Teyssier. 123, (3) PP with 1 map, 2 charts and 3 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Fine. Small format: 17.5 x 11.3. 290646242X
Anonymous account (credited to Alvaro Velho), of the first voyage to India by Vasco da Gama.
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$15

57367
THALASSA
LE MAGAZINE DE LA MER - NO. 37

Paris. 1989. Thalassa. Issue No. 37, December 1989. Edited by Georges PERNOUD. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
John Chancellor: Peintre, par P. M. Denizot. Pages 44 to 62: Seychelles - l'archipel rare, par Nicolas de la Casinière.
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$10

57370
THALASSA
LE MAGAZINE DE LA MER - No. 38

Paris. 1990. Thalassa. Issue No. 38, February 1990. Edited by Georges PERNOUD. 84 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Les Cap-Horniers de 1990, par Aline Kiner. Donald Crowhurst, par Ramon Gutierrez. De Bordeaux à Marseille: une croisière à bord du Dar Mlodziezy, par Bertrand Tardé. Madagascar: un immense paquebot par Valérie Arson. .
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$10

16461
THOMSON, Keith Stewart
LIVING FOSSIL, The Story of the Coelacanth

London. 1991. Hutchinson Radius. 1st Ed. 252 PP with 46 figures (graphs, line drawings, photos) in text. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 14.5. 0091751152
First trawled by Capt. Goosen of the Nerine and studied by Marjorie Courtenay-Latimer in 1938. Search off the Comoros Archipelago. Studies & results.
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$5

48579
TIERSONNIER, s.j., Jacques
DES SAGAIES AUX OMBRELLES. MADAGASCAR (1947-2002)

Paris & Antananarivo. 2004. L'Harmattan & Editions Ambozontany. 1st Ed. 296, (1) PP with 1 map. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.7. 2747567826
Revolt following the end of World War II. Independence. Republics and dictatorships.
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$20

45570
TIRVASSEN, Rada (editor)
ECOLE ET PLURILINGUISME DANS LE SUD-OUEST DE L' OCEAN INDIEN

Paris. 2002. l'Harmattan / Institut de la Francophonie. 1st Ed. 209 PP with tables. Soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 24.2 x 16. 274751627X
Schooling, education and different languages in Madagascar, Mauritius, La Reunion and Seychelles.
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$15

58904
TONKINSON, Robert & HUTCHERSON, Gillian (editors)
ANTHROPOLOGICAL FORUM - Volume 15, No. 2

Perth. 2005. Discipline of Anthropology and Sociology / University of Western Australia. Vol. 15, No. 2, July 2005. (2), 113-222 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17.
The narrative imperative, by Julian C. H. Lee. Cross-Border marriage in the Kelabit Highlands of Borneo, by Matthew H. Amster. ... The 3rd Berndt Foundation Biennal Lecture - Recognising Difference: contested issues in Native Title and Cultural Heritage, by Gaye Sculthorpe.
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$15

71198
TOUSSAINT, Auguste (editor)
ASSOCIATION HISTORIQUE INTERNATIONALE DE L'OCEAN INDIEN - BULLETIN

Saint Denis, La Reunion. 1963. Indian Ocean International Historical Association. Bulletin edited in January 1963. 2, 2, 16, 3, (2), 26 PP (typescript). Stapled paper wrappers with a few repairs, illustrated front. French and/or English text. Very good. 27 x 21.
Bulletin on the Association and the 2nd gathering in 1962 of the "International Commission of Maritime History" held at Lourenco-Marques, Mozambique.
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$20

11797
TOWLE, Philip
NAVAL POWER IN THE INDIAN OCEAN, Threats, Bluffs and Fantasies

Canberra. 1979. Strategic and Defence Studies Centre / ANU. 1st Ed. (4), II, 121 PP. Fp: Sketch map of the Indian Ocean. Pictorial card cover. Very good. 24.5 x 17.2. 0908160283
The growth of Soviet and United States Naval presence in the Indian Ocean after the British decision to withdraw. Its implications...
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$10

49401
UMBGROVE, J. H. F.
STRUCTURAL HISTORY OF THE EAST INDIES

Cambridge. 1949. University Press. 1st Ed. XII, 64 PP with 68 figures, plus 9 b/w plates with 1 relief-block and 23 photos, and 1 large folded Geology map at end of the book. Cloth covers with light soiling and shelf wear, gilt title on front cover and spine. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Foxing, mostly on prelims and last pages. A very good copy. 31.8 x 25.3.
Physical geology of the Indonesian archipelago: Shallow seas, deep-sea basins, volcanoes... Geophysics.
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$25

11536
VAILLAND, Roger
LA REUNION

Lausanne. 1964. Edit. Rencontre. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w & colour photos. Pict. eps. Laminated pict. boards. Very good. 27 x 17. In French.
Discovery and travel on this French Overseas Department in the Indian Ocean.
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$55

60899
VALI, Ferenc A.
POLITICS OF THE INDIAN OCEAN REGION, The Balances of Power

New York. 1976. Free Press. 1st Ed. XVI, 272 PP with 1 map of Indian Ocean & 4 double-page insets. Hard cover, title on front cover and spine. Review from the Weekend Australian (2-3 July 1977), loosely inserted. Faint foxing. Very good. 24 x 15.5. 0029330807
Historical survey, geography and geopolitics. Balance of power by zones,...
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$20

11625
VALI, Ferenc A.
POLITICS OF THE INDIAN OCEAN REGION, The Balances of Power

New York. 1976. Free Press. 1st Ed. XVI, 272 PP with 1 map of Indian Ocean & 4 double-page insets. Hard cover, title on front cover and spine. Name of previous owner on title page. Faint foxing. Very good. 24 x 15.5. 0029330807
Historical survey, geography and geopolitics. Balance of power by zones,...
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$15

51157
VAN DEN BERG, N. P.
UIT DE DAGEN DER COMPAGNIE - Geschiedkundige Schetsen

Haarlem. 1904. H. D. Tjeenk Willink & Zoon 1st Ed. (8), 419 PP. Soft cover. Sellotape marks at head and foot of spine. Dutch text. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 22 x 14.5
Dutch East Indies, Batavia (Djakarta), V. O. C. (Dutch East India Company)...
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$30

56577
VAN TRINH, Tao, CELESTIN, Nicole (editors)
L ' AMAROM A 20 ANS (in Ultramarines)

Aix en Provence. 2004. AMAROM / Amis des Archives d'Outre-Mer & Institut d'Histoire Comparée des Civilisations. Issue No. 24. 72 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Special issue on the 20th aniversary of AMAROM, containing articles on: Africa, French West Indies, Asia, IndoChina and the Battle of Dien Bien Phu, Middle East, Indian Ocean and Pacific.
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$25

11568
VERGES, Paul
D'UNE ILE AU MONDE

Paris. 1993. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 1 map & 2 graphs, plus 8 pages with 1 map & 14 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Pages 161 to 192 misbound. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738418430
History of La Réunion island by this controversial lawyer, Deputy at the French National Assembly (representing the Communist Movement). Problems due to sugar cane plantations and labour (slave, then indentured). The future after analysing the past.
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$15

54607
VERMEER, H. J.
SELAMAT DJALAN - Populaire Handleiding voor de Maleische Taal in de Praktijk

The Hague. 1931. N.V. Rotterdamsche Lloyd / Gedrukt Ter N. V. Zuid-Holl. Boek. 7th edition. Foreword by Baginda Dahlan Abdoellah. VIII, 120 PP. Cloth cover, title on front board and spine. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. Dutch text. 19.8 x 13.5.
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$20

18687
VILLIERS, Alan
THE MARVELOUS MALDIVE ISLANDS [in National Geographic Magazine, Volume CXI, No. 6, 1957]

Washington. 1957. N.G.S. Volume CXI, No.6, June 1957. Includes article from P.829-849 with 1 map, 2 b/w & 18 colour photos by author. Soft cover. Very good. 25.5 x 17.5.
Discovery voyage through a little-known (at the time) sultanate of the Indian Ocean, straddling the equator. 8 photos of baggala.
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$5

20926
VILLIERS, Alan
SAILING WITH SINDBAD'S SONS [in National Geographic Magazine, Volume XCIV, No.5, 1948]

Washington. 1948. N.G.S. Volume XCIV, No.5, November 1948. Contains article: P.675-688 with 1 map & 9 b/w photos in text. Soft covers. Small annotation with corresponding page number on front cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
One year's experience sailing with Arabs on dhows in the Western part of the Indian Ocean.
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$10

54165
VILLIERS, Alan
SONS OF SINDBAD - Dhows Voyages with the Arabs in 1938-39 in the Red Sea, round the Coasts of Arabia, and to Zanzibar and Tanganyika; Pearling in the Persian Gulf; and the Life of the Shipmasters and the Mariners of Kuwait

London. 2006. National Maritime Museum. Selected and Introduced by William Facey, Yacoub Al-Hijji and Grace Pundyk. 224 PP with 11 maps and 165 b/w photos. Fp: Dhows crewmembers. Eps: Map of western Indian Ocean with Dhow. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 34 x 25.5. 9780948065750
First published in 1940, this production contains a treasure trove of photos held at the NMM and largely unpublished until now. A superb book.
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$125

44075
VINCENT, Rose (editor)
PONDICHERY, 1674-1761 - L' Echec d'un rêve d' empire

Paris. 1993. Editions Autrement. 1st Ed., No. 24 in Série Mémoires. 262, (2 publications) PP with 5 maps and 31 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24.8 x 17. 286260433X
Rush to India. French East India Company... Wars with Great Britain and loss of a potential French empire.
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$35

63517
WALDMAN, Michael
PLANET USTINOV - Following the Equator with Sir Peter Ustinov

London. 1998. Simon Schuster. 1st Ed., with an epilogue by Sir Peter Ustinov. 256 PP with 6 b/w photo and colour illustrations (8 maps with 1 insert and 210 photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 26.5 x 20.5. 0684819759
Travels (a century later) in the footsteps of Mark Twain: Hawaii, Kiribati, Fiji, New Zealand, Australia, India, Mauritius & South Africa.
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$10

53329
WALKER, Nicola
THE HONOURABLE CONSUL: Lyons McLeod (in National Library of Australia News - Vol XVII, No. 7, April 2007)

Canberra. 2007. National Library of Australia. Issue: Volume XVII, No. 7, April 2007. 24 PP. Contains article P. 18 to 21 with 2 colour and 4 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.7.
Ordeal in East Africa in the late 1850s, of Lyons McLeod, anti-slaver and British Consul in Mozambique.
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$5

13200
WANQUET, Claude
HISTOIRE D'UNE REVOLUTION, La Réunion 1789-1803 (3 Volumes)

Marseille. 1980, 1981 & 1984. Jeanne Laffitte & Centre Universitaire de la Réunion. 1st Ed. Volume I: 779 PP with 35 b/w illustrations, plus 1 folded map. Volume II: 514 PP, plus 28 plates. Volume III: 622 PP, plus 28 plates. Card covers with pictorial dust jackets. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. French text. 22 x 15. 2862760285
The French Revolution of 1789 and its impact on the society of the Reunion Island.
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$125

58283
WARREN, James Francis
IRANUN AND BALANGINGI: Globalization, Maritime Raiding and the Birth of Ethnicity

Singapore. 2002. Singapore University Press. 1st Ed. XXII, 585 PP with 3 tables, 6 maps, and 27 b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: Iranun Sea Raider. Inside back cover: Attack on the Island and Fort of Balangingi. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.6 x 15.2. 9971692422
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$40

12799
WAUGH, Alex
WHERE THE CLOCKS CHIME TWICE

London. 1952. Cassell. 1st Ed. 271 PP. Cloth cover, dj with a few rubs/chips. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.8.
A travel book to the Caribbean, Lebanon ... as well as the Seychelles, where, because of the tropical languor, the replica of Big Ben in the town square chimes twice to ensure it is heard.
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$10

35656
WEINBERG, Samantha
A FISH CAUGHT IN TIME - The search for the Coelacanth

London. 1999. Fourth Estate. 1st Ed. XVI, 239 PP with 4 maps and 31 b/w illust. Eps: Bathymetric map of the Indian Ocean. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 18.5 x 13.3. 1857029062
The dramatic story of the discovery of a 400 million-year-old living fossil.
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$10

59201
WEST PAPUA
Stop Being Ignorant About WEST PAPUA

Melbourne. c. 2003. Free West Papua Collective. Folded brochure (4 folds) with 1 map, 2 colour and 3 b/w photos. Plus 2 colour postcards "The Morning Star Concert for West Papua, February 28th 2003". Fine. Format: 21 x 14.8.
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$10

12786
WESTERLY
FOCUS ON INDIAN OCEAN STUDIES

Perth. 1984. U.W.A. Volume 29, No.4, December 1984. Edited by B. BENNETT & P. COWAN. 96 PP with 8 b/w photos in text. Pict. card cover. New. 24 x 18.5.
Stories (Indian seafarers in modern times), poems, articles (cultural exchanges in the Indian Ocean region),...
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$20

12785
WESTERLY
INDIAN OCEAN ISSUE

Perth. 1979. University of WA Press. Volume 24, No.3, Sept. 1979. Edited by B. BENNETT & P. COWAN. 96 PP with 1 map & 1 photo, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 18.5.
Indian Ocean Region Issue. Stories, poems, reviews & articles from the countries on the rim of the Indian Ocean. (4 photos of dhows).
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$10

59677
WHITE, Osmar
PARLIAMENT OF A THOUSAND TRIBES - A Study of New Guinea

London. 1965. Heinemann. 1st Ed. XVI, 256 PP, plus 1 large folded plate with 2 maps and 8 pages with 13 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Ex-library copy with 3 stamps. Occasional foxing. Very good reading copy. 22.3 x 14.2.
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$10

37600
WHITEHILL, Walter Muir
THE EAST INDIA MARINE SOCIETY AND THE PEABODY MUSEUM OF SALEM - A Sesquicentennial History

Salem. 1949. Peabody Museum. 1st edition limited to 1500 copies. XVI, 243 PP, (3), plus 12 pages with 20 b/w illustrations. Title page: vignette with East India Marine Hall. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Pages mostly uncut. 1 letter to Col. Lawrence W. Jenkins of the Peabody Museum, and 3 flyers of the Peabody Museum (Circular of Information, Notes to contributors to The American Neptune, & Publications of the Peabody Museum of Salem) loosely inserted. Fine. 25.8 x 18.2.
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$55

12813
WILLOX, Robert
MAURITIUS, REUNION AND SEYCHELLES, A Travel Survival Kit

Melbourne. 1989. Lonely Planet. 1st Ed. 275 PP (5 adv.) with 30 maps & plans & b/w illust. plus 16 pages with 39 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 18.5 x 12.8. 0864420854
Mauritius, Réunion & Seychelles with their dependencies.
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$10

13359
WOLDEKIDAN, Berhanu
EXPORT-LED GROWTH IN MAURITIUS

Canberra. 1994. National Center for Development Studies - A.N.U. 1st Ed. No.3, in the Indian Ocean Policy Papers series. XII, 149 PP with 12 figures and 61 tables in text and 6 tables in appendices (2 folded). Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24.8 x 17.5. 0731519361
The spectacular growth of the economy, since Mauritius turned to export-led growth in the 1970's.
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$20

13204
WOLFF, Eliane
QUARTIERS DE VIE, Approche Ethnologique des Populations Défavorisées de l'île de la Réunion

Paris. 1991. Méridiens Klincksieck. 1st Ed. in Analyse Institutionnelle series. (4), 207 PP with 1 table and 50 figures and plans. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21 x 14.4. 2865632962
Ethnological study on the poor and inhabitants of slums and shanty towns of Réunion Island.
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$15

49233
WRIGHT, Arnold
EARLY ENGLISH ADVENTURERS IN THE EAST

London. 1917. Andrew Melrose. 2nd edition in November 1917 of the April 1917 original. 331 PP. Cloth cover with light wear around edges (small bumps), title on front cover and spine. Faint foxing. A near fine copy. 22 x 15.
Dawn of Empire: Drake's, Cavendish... Eastern Trade... India, Bengal...
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$30

69369
WYRTKI, Klaus
OCEANOGRAPHIC ATLAS OF THE INTERNATIONAL INDIAN OCEAN EXPEDITION

Washington, D.C. / Honolulu, Hawai'i. 1971. National Science Foundation / University of Hawaii. November 1971 edition. (4), XI, 531 PP with 36 b/w photos of Oceanographic Research Vessels, 5 tables (A to E), over 10 b/w figures and colour illustrations (diagrams & graphs, location maps & maps). Fp: Painting (in colour) of the seabed of the Indian Ocean, with illustrated protective tissue guard. Hard cover, gilt crest of the NSF and title on front board and spine. Covers with very light wear. Faint foxing. Near fine copy. 31.5 x 40.
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$80

64249
YOGERST, Joe
INDIAN OCEAN CHIC: Maldives . Mauritius . Seychelles . Sri Lanka . Zanzibar

Singapore. 2008. Editions Didier Millet Pte Ltd. 1st Ed. 192 PP with colour illustrations (1 map on double page, 5 maps with insets and over 260 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 21.7. 9789814217491
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$15

36746
YOUNG, Louise B.
ISLANDS - Portrait of Miniature Worlds

New York. 1999. W. H. Freeman. 1st printing of April 1999. XII, 296 PP with 47 illustrations by Jennifer Dewey. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 21.6 x 14.5. 0716731355
Hawaiian archipelago: The Garden Isles. Easter Island: A paradigm for Man. Mauritius and the Seychelles: Home of the Dodo. Madagascar: The Land apart...
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$10

50801
ZIEGLER, Oswald L. (editor)
THE WORLD AND SOUTH EAST ASIA

Sydney. 1973. Oswald Ziegler Enterprises. 2nd edition of the 1972 original. Foreword by E. G. Whitlam. 616 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, flags, maps, photos, seals...), plus the 16 pages Alphabetical Index loosely inserted. FEP: Map of South East Asia and map o the Pacific Basin. REP: drawings. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29 x 20.7.
Bhutan, Brunei... Australia... New Zealand... Thailand, Vietnam.
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$20