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ANELL, Bengt. Hunting and trapping methods in Australia and Oceania. (Uppsala), 1960. Folio. Wrappers. With 8 plates, 17 maps and 54 illustrations. XIV, 130 pp. Studia Ethnographica Upsaliensia. - First scientific monograph on the subject. [Boeknr.: 19422 ]

€ 45,00

ANSON, George. A voyage round the world in the years 1740 - 44. Compiled from his papers and materials by Richard Walter. 5th edition. London, John and Paul Knapton, 1749.Large 4to. Contemporary mottled calf, rebacked, with red morocco title label. With engraved double-page frontispiece map of the world and 42 folding engraved plates, maps and views. (20),417,(2) pp. First published in London in 1748; large paper copy on thick paper; with armorial bookplate of Charles Steward and handwritten ownership signature of Mich. Collinson 1755. - Account of Anson's privateering expedition (1740) against Spanish commerce in the Pacific. In spite of its losses, the expedition brought the ship owners enormous profits. Anson's voyage appears to have been the most popular book of maritime adventure of the 18th century. - Nice large paper copy.Sabin 1626; Hill 1820; Borba de Moraes, p.38. [Boeknr.: 10953 ]

€ 1500,00

BATES, Marston & Donald P. ABBOTT. Ifaluk. Portrait of a Coral Island. (Caroline Islands). London, Museum Press, (1959). Boards, with dust-jacket. With photographic illustrations (some in colours). 287 pp. [Boeknr.: 18826 ]

€ 20,00

BIDDLE, G. Tahitian journal. (Ca. 1920-1922).. (London, University of Minnesota Press, 1968). 4to. Pictorial cloth. With illustrations. 207 pp. [Boeknr.: 18431 ]

€ 25,00

BOUGAINVILLE, Louis-Antoine de. The Pacific journal of Louis-Antoine de Bougainville 1767-1768. Translated and edited by John Dunmore. London, 2002. 8vo. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 11 maps and plates. LXXVII,322 pp. Hakluyt Society, 3rd series, 9. - Although Bougainville published an account of his voyage in 1771, his original journal was published only in 1977; the present volume makes the latter text available for the first time in English translation. [Boeknr.: 34638 ]

€ 55,00

BRASSEY, Annie. Voyage d'une famille autour du monde a bord de son yacht Le Sunbeam .. traduit de l'Anglais par J. Butler. Paris, Maurice Dreyfous, (1878).8vo. Original decorated red cloth gilt, a.e.g. With 6 coloured maps and 120 woodengraved plates and illustrations. XIV,360 pp. First French edition; first published in London in 1878: A voyage in the Sunbeam: our home in the Ocean for eleven months. - Voyage from England to South America, South Sea islands, Japan, China, Ceylon and Suez. One of the most popular and best-selling Victorian travel writters was Lady Annie Brassey (1839-1887), who circumnavigated the globe with her wealthy husband, Thomas Brassey, in his schooner, the Sunbeam, and recorded the journey in A voyage in the Sunbeam, first published in 1878, frequently reprinted, and translated into five languages. It included an account of Lady Annie's diversion overland with her children to visit Cairo and the pyramids while the Sunbeam passed through the Suez Canal (Tuson, Western women travelling East, p.199). - Some foxing as usual otherwise fine. Robinson, Wayward women, p. 203/204; Theakstone p.32. [Boeknr.: 1052 ]

€ 125,00

BROWER, Kenneth. A song for Satawal. (Trip through Micronesia). (London, Andre Deutsch, 1983). Half cloth, with dust-jacket. 218 pp. [Boeknr.: 18904 ]

€ 15,00

CALDERON, George. Tahiti. By Tihoti. London, Grant Richards, 1921. Cloth. With 2 engravings and many plates from pencil sketches by the author. 260 pp. 'George Calderon was killed in Gallipoli on 4th June 1915. He had visited Tahiti in 1906. Its people and their life had sunk deeply into his heart' (Preface). [Boeknr.: 18839 ]

€ 45,00

CHEESMAN, Evelyn. Time well spent. (Scientific explorations in the Pacific). London, The Travel Book Club, (1960). Boards, with dust-jacket. 224 pp. [Boeknr.: 18648 ]

€ 18,00

CHEGARAY, J. My Polynesia. Tahiti revisited. Translated from the French by Robin Graham. London, Arthur Barker, (1953). Cloth. With photographic plates. 191 pp. - (Ex. libr. copy). [Boeknr.: 18882 ]

€ 15,00

COOK, James. Captain Cook's voyages of discovery. Edited by John Barrow. Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black, 1860.Sm.8vo. Contemporary cloth. With portrait on title-page, frontispiece, facsimile, and 5 engraved plates. 633 pp. First edition. - The three famous expeditions to the Pacific of the English navigator and hydrographer James Cook (1728-1779). - (Library stamp on title-page).Beddie 165. [Boeknr.: 32912 ]

€ 95,00

COOK, James. Reize rondom de waereld. Vertaald door J.D. Pasteur. Leyden, Amsterdam, 's Hage, Honkoop, Allart en van Cleef, 1795-1803.13 volumes + index volume. Contemporary half calf (top of spines of 3 volumes sl. dam.) with red morocco labels on spines; index volume half calf (not uniform). With engraved portrait, 13 engraved title-pages, 52 folding engraved maps by C. van Baarsch and 134 engraved plates (mostly folding) by J.S. Klauber. First collective Dutch edition. - The three great voyages by James Cook (1728-1779), the first really scientific navigator. Vol. I-III contain the life of Cook and the first voyage 1768-1771, vol. IV-VII contain the second voyage 1772-1775, vol. VIII-XIII contain the third voyage 1776-1780. 'Cook earned his place in history by opening up the Pacific to western civilization and by foundation of British Australia. The world was given for the first time an essentially complete knowledge of the Pacific Ocean and Australia, and Cook proved once and for all that there was no great southern continent, as had always been believed. He also suggested the existence of antarctic land in the southern ice ring, a fact which was not proved until the explorations up the 19th century. Cook was a brilliant navigator and hydrographer, an excellent administrator and planner, and probably the first sea captain to realize the importance of preserving the health and well-being of his crew' (P.M.M. p.135). - (Some volumes sl. waterstained).Tiele 268; Cat. NHSM I, p.140; Beddie 52. [Boeknr.: 12736 ]

€ 6000,00

COPP, John Dixon. The Samoan dance of life. An anthropological narrative. With the help of Faafouina I. Pula and with a preface by Margaret Mead. Boston, The Beacon Press, 1950. Cloth. XVI,176 pp. [Boeknr.: 18497 ]

€ 18,00

DANA, Julian. Gods who die. The story of Samoa's greatest adventurer (George Egerton Leigh Westbrook). New York, The Macmillan Company, 1935. Cloth. With photographic plates. XVI,320 pp. [Boeknr.: 18308 ]

€ 30,00

DILLON, Peter. Reis naar de eilanden der Zuidzee, gedurende de jaren 1827 en 1828. Behelzende het verslag der ontdekking van het lot van de La Pérouse. Uit het Fransch vertaald. Amsterdam, G.J.A. Beijerinck, 1830.2 volumes. Original boards (sl. dam.). With folding map of the island of Mannicolo and 2 folding lithographed frontispieces. X,336; VI,350 pp. First Dutch edition; first published in London in 1829 Narrative and successful result of a voyage in the South Seas performed by order of the government of British India, to ascertain the actual fate of La Pérouse's expedition interspersed with accounts of the religion, manners, customs and cannibal practices of the South Sea islanders. - It was in this voyage that the mystery of the loss of La Pérouse and his expedition was finally solved. After various adventures in Australia, New Zealand, and Tonga, Dillon found the wrecks of the lost ships on the reefs surrounding Vanikoro in the Santa Cruz Islands. He brought the news back to captain Dumont d'Urville, then at Hobart, who proceeded back to the location and recovered further relics.Cat. NHSM I, p.145; not in Tiele; Sabin 20177; Hill I, p.83-84; Ferguson 1336; Hocken p.44; NZNB 1617; Howgego p.315. [Boeknr.: 1832 ]

€ 650,00

DONNE, M.A. The Sandwich Islands and their people. London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, (1866).Sm.8vo. Original embossed cloth with gilt vignette of an 'Indian' woman on the upper cover, spine gilt. With 6 wood-engraved plates. 188 pp. First edition. - 'The visit of Queen Emma, of the Sandwich Islands, to this country, has naturally raised a wish in many minds to know something about her native land and its people; and it is hoped this short and plain account of the natural features of the Sandwich Islands, and of the past history and present condition of their native inhabitants, may not prove wholly unacceptable to the public' (Introduction).Forbes 2681; Hill 486. [Boeknr.: 31711 ]

€ 350,00

EGGLESTON, G.T. Tahiti. Voyage through paradise. The story of a small boat passage through the Society Islands. London, The Travel Book Club, (1953). Boards. 190 pp. [Boeknr.: 18191 ]

€ 18,00

ELLIS, John. Natuurlyke historie van de koraal-gewassen, en andere dergelyke zee-lighamen, die men gemeenelyk vind op de kusten van Groot-Brittanien en Ierland; benevens eene beschryving van een grooten zee-polyp, in den zomer van't jaar 1753, by den Noord-Pool door de walvis-vangers gevonden. Uit het Engels vertaald door Jan Tak. 's Gravenhage, Pieter de Hondt, 1756.4to. Contemporary mottled calf, spine ribbed and gilt (top of spine rep.). With title printed in red and black, handcoloured engraved frontispiece and 39 handcoloured engraved plates after Ehret. XVI,118 pp. First and only Dutch edition, first published in London in 1755: Essay towards the natural history of the corallines. - 'Ellis's scientific interests possessed a strong aesthetic cast. With these miniature marine landscapes, the ancestors of today's indoor aquaria, Ellis amused the Princess Dowager of Wales and the young princesses. Solander, who brought back many rare corals from the Pacific, co-operated closely with Ellis in his work' (Smith, European vision and the South Pacific, p.104). - With fine handoloured plates, the last one shows Mr. Cuff's microscope which the author used for his research. - Marginal staining in lower corner otherwise fine.Landwehr, Coloured plates, 57; Nissen ZBI,1281; Nissen BBI, 590. [Boeknr.: 33544 ]

€ 950,00

ELLIS, William. Polynesian researches, during a residence of nearly six years in the South Sea Islands; including descriptions of the natural history and scenery of the islands, with remarks on the history, mythology, traditions, government, arts, manners and customs of the inhabitants. London, Fisher, Son, & Jackson, 1829.2 volumes. Contemporary half red morocco, spines gilt. With engraved portrait of Pomare, 2 maps (1 folding), 7 engraved plates (1 damaged) and 15 wood-engravings. XVI,536; VIII,576 pp. First edition; with the bookplate of Peter Carmichael. - 'This work is one of the earliest instances of ethnological research by a missionary and is one of the most important and enlightened missionary accounts of the South Seas, especially of Tahiti' (Hill p.192). The author visited and described Rio de Janeiro, New South Wales and New Zealand. He was in Tahiti from 1816 to 1822, after which he labored for two years on Hawaii. 'Une des sources les plus abondantes pour l'histoire de l'ancien Tahiti' (O'Reilly/Reitman 7556). 'One of the most important books on the history and ethnology of the Society Islands' (Forbes 718). - A nice set.Hill 549; Hocken p.44; Borba de Moraes I, p.286; not in Ferguson. [Boeknr.: 9709 ]

€ 650,00

FOWLER, Wilfred. This island's mine. (The Solomon Islands). London, The Adventures Club, (1959). Boards. With photographic plates. 240 pp. [Boeknr.: 18240 ]

€ 18,00

GELDER, Roelof van. Naar het aards paradijs. Het rusteloze leven van Jacob Roggeveen, ontdekker van Paaseiland 1659-1729. Amsterdam, Balans, 2012. Boards, with dust-jacket. With plates (some in colours). 335 pp. [Boeknr.: 33048 ]

€ 30,00

GILES, W.E. A cruize in a Queensland labour vessel to the South Seas. Edited by Deryck Scarr. (New Hebrides). Canberra, Australian National University Press, (1968). Cloth, with dust-jacket. With photographic illustrations. XIV,124 pp. - (Pacific Historical Series). [Boeknr.: 18942 ]

€ 20,00

HACKER, Carlotta. And Christmas day on Easter Island. London, Michael Joseph, (1968). Boards, with dust-jacket. 234 pp. [Boeknr.: 18824 ]

€ 18,00

HARRISSON, Tom. Savage civilisation. London, Victor Gollancz, 1937. Original blue cloth. With maps (1 folding), illustrations and photographic illustrations. 461 pp. Harrison was the officially ornithologist of the Oxford expedition to the New Hebrides. When the rest of the Oxford party left Santo Island for home in 1934, Harrisson got to Malekula, where cannibalism was still widespread. [Boeknr.: 1343 ]

€ 95,00

HAWAII. Tropical plantation scene. (No place, second half 19th century). Original watercolour. 10 x 12,5 cm. A beautuful watercolour which, for several reasons, probably depicts an island scene in Hawaii. A gracefully executed pandanus tree dominates the right foreground, balanced by the partiallly cloud-covered, sharply contoured volcanic mountain in the left background. In the left foreground, a female figure wearing a long skirt and long-sleeved blouse contemplates the water, while behind her in the left middleground are several other figures, one a fully clothed male figure working with a long digging stick. Slightly further behind these figures are two low western style buildings with simple triangular frames. The irrigation channel (similar to those of the Hanalei Valley taro fields on Kauai), the man working with a Polynesian form of digging stick, the style of the houses (similar to that found in Koloa, on Kauai), the volcanic backdrop, the coconut and pandanus trees, and the western style of clothing worn by the figures, all point to a Hawaiian location. [Boeknr.: 32839 ]

€ 850,00

HEERMANN, Ingrid. Mythos Tahiti Südsee - Traum und Realität. Mit Beiträgen von Matthias Mersch und Hilke Thode-Arora. Berlin, Dietrich Reimer, (1987). 4to. Wrappers. With many illustrations (several in colours). 144 pp. Fine illustrated catalogue on Tahiti issued on the occasion of the project 'Exotische Welten - Europäische Phantasien' in Stuttgart 1987. [Boeknr.: 18621 ]

€ 30,00

HEYERDAHL, Thor. American Indians in the Pacific. The theory behind the Kon-Tiki expedition. Chicago, Rand McNally & Comp., (1953). 4to. Modern cloth. With 11 maps and 90 plates. XV,821 pp. Thor Heyerdahl (1914-2002), Norwegian ethnologist, zoologist, geographer and scientific explorer, proved his theories, which were met with resistance and criticism in 1947 on his celebrated 'Kon-Tike' expedition. 'The question to be dealt with in the present work is that of the complex origins of the Polynesian people, the easternmost islanders of the Pacific' (Introduction). [Boeknr.: 18536 ]

€ 95,00

HODÉE, Paul. Tahiti 1834-1984. 150 ans de vie chrétienne en eglise. Papeete, Paris, (ca. 1984). Cloth. With plates. 702 pp. [Boeknr.: 30545 ]

€ 45,00

HOVING, Ab & Cor EMKE. The ships of Abel Tasman. With an introduction by Peter Sigmond. Hilversum, Verloren, 2000. 4to. Wrappers. With cd-rom and many illustrations and folding plans. 144 pp. [Boeknr.: 10203 ]

€ 60,00

KEATE, George. An account of the Pelew Islands, situated in the western part of the Pacific Ocean, composed from the journals and communications of Captain Henry Wilson, and some of his officers, who, in august 1783, were there shipwrecked, in the Antelope, a packet belonging to the Honourable East India Company. Third edition. London, G. Nicol, 1789.4to. Contemporary tree calf, spine richly gilt with red morocco title-label. With folding engraved chart (with small tear) and 16 engraved portraits and plates (some foxing). XXVIII,378 pp. First edition published in London in 1788. - In 1783 the East India Packet Antelope under command of Henry Wilson, ran onto a reef near one of the Palau Islands, a previously unexplored group, and was wrecked. The crew reached shore and were well treated by the natives. From the wreck they built a small boat which they managed to get to Macao, taking with them Prince Lee Boo, the son of king Abba Thule. Lee Boo soon died of smallpox in England. Captain Wilson allowed Keate (1729-97) to write a faithful account of the events from Wilson's journals and communications. This account did much to reinforce the idea of the noble savage and it is one of the most popular 18th century books on the Pacific and also the main source of early knowledge of the Palau Islands, the most western group of the Caroline archipelago. Includes a vocabulary of the Pelew language. - A fine copy.Hill 907; Huntress 107C. [Boeknr.: 21984 ]

€ 1250,00

LA PÉROUSE, Jean François Galaup de. The journal of Jean-François de Galaup de la Pérouse 1785-1788. Translated and edited by John Dunmore. London, 1994-95. 2 volumes. Cloth, with dust-jackets. With 13 maps and 19 plates. CCXL,VI,613 pp. Hakluyt Society, 2nd series, 179-180. - La Pérouse's was one of the greatest exploring voyages of the 18th century. [Boeknr.: 20748 ]

€ 75,00

LARSEN, May & Henry. Black sand. New Hebrides: its people and places. Translated by John and Patricia Russell. Edinburgh, Oliver and Boys, (1961). Boards, with dust-jacket. With photographic plates (some in colours). XVI,178 pp. [Boeknr.: 18573 ]

€ 18,00

LARSEN, May & Henry. The golden cowrie. New Caledonia: its people and places. Translated by James Hogarth. Edinburgh, Oliver and Boys, 1961. Boards, with dust-jacket. With many photographic illustrations (several in colours). XV,187 pp. [Boeknr.: 18210 ]

€ 18,00

LE MAIRE, Jacob & Willem Cornelisz. SCHOUTEN. De ontdekkingsreis van Jacob le Maire en Willem Cornelisz. Schouten in de jaren 1615-1617. Journalen, documenten en andere bescheiden uitgegeven en toegelicht door W.A. Engelbrecht en P.J. van Herwerden. 's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1945. 2 volumes. Cloth. With 2 facsimiles, 12 illustrations and 17 maps. XXIV,229; XV,265 pp. Linschoten-Vereeniging XLIX. - Voyage of great importance for the exploration of the Pacific Ocean. [Boeknr.: 3721 ]

€ 55,00

LEACH, Maria & Jerome FRIED. (Ed.). Funk & Wagnalls standard dictionary of folklore, mythology and legend. New York, Funk & Wagnalls Company, (1949-50). 2 volumes. Original cloth, with dust-jackets. X,1196 pp. 'Here you will find the folklore of animals, birds, plants, insects, stones and stars, of foods and cures, magic charms and spells. You will get some insight into the vast body of Negro folklore, of which the well-known animal stories of Uncle Remus are only a small part of a remarkable large and diversified body'. - 'A superb work of reference'. [Boeknr.: 31687 ]

€ 75,00

LEENHARDT, Maurice. Notes d'ethnologie Néo-Calédonienne. Paris, Institut d'Ethnologie, 1930. 8vo. Original cloth. With 2 folding coloured maps, 36 plates (4 in colours) and 48 illustrations. VIII,340 pp. The protestant pastor to the Kanak people of New Caledonia, Leenhardt, spent more than 30 years of his life to the study of their culture. He was the founder of oceanic ethnology and established the Société des Oceanistes in 1927. [Boeknr.: 24359 ]

€ 175,00

LEVY, Robert I. Tahitians. Mind and experience in the Society Islands. Chicago, University of Chicago, (1973). Cloth. With double-page map and some plates by Pierre Heyman. XXVII,547 pp. - The research for this study included more than two years of fieldwork in two Tahitian communities. [Boeknr.: 18506 ]

€ 30,00

LEWIS, Oscar. Hawaii, gem of the Pacific. New York, Random House, (1954). Decorated cloth. With illustrations by Stephen Medvey. 183 pp. [Boeknr.: 18337 ]

€ 18,00

LINTON, Ralph & Paul S. WINGERT. Arts of the South Seas. In collaboration with Rene d'Harnoncourt. New York, Museum of Modern Art, (1946). 4to. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With numerous illustrations (4 in colours by Miguel Covarrubias). 200 pp. [Boeknr.: 7876 ]

€ 35,00

LIPSCOMB, Charles J. Tiki. A Tahitian adventure. New York, The Dial Press, (1935). Cloth (soiled). With photographic plates. 334 pp. [Boeknr.: 18339 ]

€ 20,00

LONDON, Jack. Jerry of the islands. London, Mills & Boon, (1917). Cloth. VIII,275 pp. [Boeknr.: 18746 ]

€ 15,00

LORD, Walter. Lonely vigil. Coastwatchers of the Solomons. New York, The Viking Press, (1977). Half cloth. With photographic illustrations. XII,272 pp. [Boeknr.: 18310 ]

€ 20,00

LUKE, Harry. Queen Salote and her kingdom (Tonga). London, Putnam, 1954. Boards. With photographic plates. 136 pp. - Sir Harry Luke was governor of Fiji and High Commissioner for the Western Pacific 1938-1942. [Boeknr.: 18231 ]

€ 25,00

LYNCH, Bohun. (Ed.). Isles of illusion. Letters from the South Seas. (New Hebrides). London, Constable and Company, 1923. Cloth (soiled). XVI,334 pp. [Boeknr.: 29378 ]

€ 20,00

MacQUARRIE, Hector. Vouza and the Solomon Islands. London, Victor Gollancz, 1945. Cloth. With 2 maps (1 folding) and many photographic plates. 142 pp. [Boeknr.: 18749 ]

€ 20,00

MALASPINA, Alejandro. The Malaspina expedition 1789-1794. Journal of the voyage by Alejandro Malaspina. Edited by Andrew David, Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, Carlos Novi, Glyndwr Williams. Introduction by Donanld C. Cutter. Translated by Sylvia Jamieson. London, 2001-2004. 3 volumes. 8vo. Cloth, with dust-jackets. With many maps and illustrations. XCVIII,338; XX,511; XXI,487 pp. Hakluyt Series, 3rd series, 8,11,13. - The Malaspina Expedition (1789-1794) was a five-year maritime scientific exploration commanded by Alessandro Malaspina and José de Bustamante y Guerra. The expedition was funded by the Spanish government and originally pursued strictly scientific goals., [Boeknr.: 34646 ]

€ 175,00

(MARRA, John). Journal of the Resolution's voyage, in 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775, on discovery to the southern hemisphere, by which the non-existence of an undiscovered continent, between the equator and the 50th degree of southern latitude, is demonstratively proved. Also a journal of the adventure's voyage, in the year 1772, 1773, and 1774. With an account of the separation of the two ships, and the most remarkable incidents that befel each. Interspersed with historical and geographical descriptions of the islands and countries discovered in the course of their respective voyages. London, F. Newbery, 1775.Contemporary calf, skilfully rebacked, spine lettered in gilt. With large folding chart, additional chart of 'Part of the the tropical discoveries of the Resolution sloop, Captain J. Cook in 1774' and 5 engraved plates. (14),328 pp. First edition. - Preceding Cook's official account by some 18 months, this was 'the first account of Cook's second voyage and the first account of exploration within the Antarctic circle' (Davidson 81). This eye-witness account was written by the Irish gunner's mate on the Resolution whom Cook had picked up in Batavia during his first voyage. It contains many events not recorded in the official account by Cook and gives the reasons which caused Sir Joseph Banks and his twelve assistants to withdraw from the expedition at the last moment. Marra made an uncuccessful attemp to desert at Tahiti on May 14, 1774, during this second voyage. With the very rare additional chart showing the track of the Resolution from Norfolk Island to the New Hebrides. This book is actually the first book published, based on first-hand knowledge, relating to the Antarctic regions and the fine plates are the first depictions of the region. - A fine copy with the extremely extra folding engraved map.Beaglehole II, p.CLIII-CLV; Beddie 1270; Hill 1087; Roscove 214; Spence 758; Kroepelien 809; O'Reilly-Reitman 379; Hocken p.14; Conrad p.13; Sabin 16247 [Boeknr.: 33193 ]

€ 6500,00

MARSHALL, Donald. Island of passion. Ra'ivavae. London, George Allen & Unwin, (1962). Cloth, with dust-jacket. With photographic illustrations. 301 pp. [Boeknr.: 22120 ]

€ 20,00

MARSHALL, Donald. Ra'ivavae. An expedition to the most fascinating and mysterious island in Polynesia. New York, Doubleday & Company, (1961). Cloth, with dust-jacket. With photographic illustrations (1 plate dam.). 301 pp. [Boeknr.: 18738 ]

€ 18,00

MARTIN, Henry Byam. The Polynesian journal of Captain Henry Byam Martin, R.N. In command of H.M.S. Grampus - 50 guns at Hawaii and on station in Tahiti and the Society Islands August 1846 to August 1847. Salem, Peabody Museum, (1981). Cloth, with dust-jacket. With water colours, wash drawings and decorative pen and ink sketches after Martin, several in colours. 192 pp. From the original manuscript in the British Museum. Introduction, editing and notes are by Edward Dodd, with the assistance of Bengt and M.Th. Danielsson and P. Montillier. [Boeknr.: 29308 ]

€ 35,00

MARTIN, Marie Tisdale. Samoan interlude. London, Peter Davies, (1961). Cloth, with dust-jacket. With photographic plates. 221 pp. - 'A delightful account of the Canadian author's two years on the South Sea island of Samoa'. [Boeknr.: 18522 ]

€ 18,00

MAZIÈRE, Francis. Insel des Schweigens. Das Schicksal der Osterinsel. (Berlin, Ullstein, 1967). Cloth, with dust-jacket. With illustrations and photographic plates. 175 pp. [Boeknr.: 22221 ]

€ 18,00

MAZIÈRE, Francis. In search of Tiki. (Marquesas Islands). London, The Adventures Club, (1959). Boards, with dust-jacket. With photographic plates. 190 pp. [Boeknr.: 18215 ]

€ 18,00

McINTYRE VARAWA, Joana. Changes in latitude. An uncommon anthropology. (Fiji). New York, Andre Deutsch, (1989). Half cloth, with dust-jacket. With plates. XII,274 pp. - Life in the Fijis. [Boeknr.: 18202 ]

€ 20,00

MELVILLE, Herman. Omoo. A narrative of adventures in the South Seas. (Later edition). New York, Grove Press, (ca.1960). Cloth. XI,365 pp. - (Library copy). [Boeknr.: 22172 ]

€ 15,00

MERRILL, Elmer Drew. The botany of Cook's voyages and its unexpected significance in relation to anthropology, biogeography and history. Waltham, Chronica Botanica Company, 1954. Cloth. With plates and illustrations. (220) pp. - (Chronica Botanica, vol. 14, number 5/6). [Boeknr.: 34651 ]

€ 30,00

MÉTRAUX, A. L'ile de Paques. Édition revue et augmentée. (Paris, Gallimard, 1941). Original wrappers. With 16 photographic plates. 193 pp. [Boeknr.: 21914 ]

€ 25,00

MYTINGER, Caroline. Headhunting in the Solomon Islands around the Coral Sea. New York, Macmillan Company, 1942. Decorated cloth. With illustrations and plates. IX,416 pp. [Boeknr.: 18984 ]

€ 25,00

NARBROUGH, John. An account of several late voyages and discoveries ... To which are added, a large introduction and supplement, containing short abstracts of other voyages into those parts, and brief descriptions of them. London, D. Brown, J. Round, W. Innys, T. Ward, 1711.Contemporary panelled calf, rebacked with the original spine laid down, spine ribbed and gilt, with red morocco title-label (1 hinge repaired). With 3 large folding engraved maps (2 small tears) and 19 engraved plates (7 folding). XXIX,(7),223,(1) pp. Second edition; first published in London in 1694. - 'This second edition is preferred because it has the chart of the western and southern oceans, which was not included in the first edition and additional text relating to Greenland and to whales and whaling' (Hill p.525). Containing:I. John NARBROUGH's passage in the Batchelour through the Strait of Magellan and into the South Pacific to Chile, which was much read by later navigators.II. One of the earliest English accounts of Abel Janszoon TASMAN's voyage of 1642 from Batavia, during which he discovered Tasmania and New Zealand and visited Tonga and Fiji; based upon the account by Dirk Rembrantszoon van Nierop (Amsterdam 1674).III. Captains John WOOD and William FLAES, in the ships Speedwel and Prosperous, explored the Northeast Passage and visited Novaya Zembla. IV. The narrative of Friedrich MARTEN's , here first translated into English, was the first book on a voyage to Spitsbergen and Greenland, undertaken for whaling purposes.The editor of this work is believed to be Sir Tancred Robinson. In his lengthy introduction, he speaks of explorations towards the South Terra Incognita, suggets that the Dutch had made great discoveries there which they had never divulged, and also speaks of Ferdinand Magellan, Pedro Fernãndes de Quirõs, Sir Francis Drake, and others who had sailed the South Seas (Hill p.524). This compendium, a wealth of early voyages, includes an early account in of Tasman's famous voyage of 1642. Hill 1475; European Americana V, 711/183; Sabin 72186; Cox I, p.8; NMMC I, 31. [Boeknr.: 32826 ]

€ 4250,00

NIJLAND, E(vert). John Williams, de apostel van Polynesië. Nijkerk, G.F. Callenbach, (1898). Original cloth. 103 pp. John Williams (1796-1839) was an English missionary, active in the South Pacific. He was killed and eaten by cannibals on the island of Erromango during an attempt to bring them the Gospel. [Boeknr.: 18903 ]

€ 25,00

NOROIT, Michel. De Marseille à Toulon par les Antipodes. Paris, Société, Maritimes et Coloniales, 1933. Half morocco (sl. rubbed; original wrappers preserved). With many photographic plates. 179 pp. One of 400 copies printed on Vélin Bibliophile. - From the French Antilles to the Pacific Islands, Australia and Asia. [Boeknr.: 8935 ]

€ 65,00

OTTMANN, Victor. Vom Wilden Westen zum Korallenmeer. Erlebnisse und Abenteuer eines Überseedeutschen. Leipzig, (1927). Cloth. With 10 plates. 222 pp. [Boeknr.: 18324 ]

€ 20,00

THE PACIFIC ISLANDS YEAR BOOK 1950. 6th edition. Compiler and editor R.W. Robson. Sydney, 1950. Cloth. With maps and advertisements. (24),478 pp. [Boeknr.: 18484 ]

€ 25,00

THE PACIFIC ISLANDS YEAR BOOK 1959. 8th edition. Compiler and editor R.W. Robson. Sydney, 1959. Cloth. With maps and advertisements. LXXX,479 pp. [Boeknr.: 18671 ]

€ 25,00

THE PACIFIC ISLANDS YEAR BOOK 1944. 5th edition. Compiler and editor R.W. Robson. Sydney, 1944. Boards, with dust-jacket. With maps. 383 pp. - (Stained). [Boeknr.: 18647 ]

€ 25,00

THE PACIFIC ISLANDS YEAR BOOK 1956. 7th edition. Compiler and editor R.W. Robson. Sydney, 1956. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With maps and advertisements. LXIV,479 pp. [Boeknr.: 18670 ]

€ 25,00

PAESIE, Ruud. Voor zilver en Zeeuws belang. De rampzalige Zuidzee-expeditie van de Middelburgse Commercie Compagnie, 1724-1727. Bezorgd en ingeleid. Zutphen, Walburg Pers, 2012. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With illustrations. 239 pp. Linschoten-Vereeniging CXI. - Account of the disastrous South Sea-expedition by Hubregt Kempe and his stay in South America. [Boeknr.: 32935 ]

€ 30,00

PARKINSON, Sydney. A Journal of a Voyage to the South Seas, in His Majesty’s Ship, The Endeavour. Faithfully transcribed from the papers of the late Sydney Parkinson, draughtsman to Joseph Banks on his late expedition, with Dr. Solander, round the World. London, printed for Stanfield Parkinson, 1773.Large 4to. Contemporary polished calf, skilfully rebacked, spine gilt with red morocco title label. With engraved frontispiece portrait by J. Newton, engraved map and 26 engraved plates. XXIII,212 pp. + errata leaf. First edition of the principal alternative account of Cook’s first voyage. - 'This is an account of the first expedition under the command of Captain Cook, 1768-1771. Parkinson was engaged as natural history draughtsman by Sir Joseph Banks, to accompany him and Captain Cook in the Endeavour to the South Seas. Parkinson made numerous drawings of botanical and other subjects, including landscapes and portraits of native chiefs. After exploring Tahiti, New Zealand, Australia, and the Great Barrier Reef, the expedition reached Batavia. On leaving for the Cape of Good Hope, Parkinson succumbed to fever and dysentery and was burried at sea' (Hill p.462). Parkinson's manuscripts and drawings became a matter of dispute. Banks considered that they were his, while Parkinson' brother Stanfield claimed them under the provisions of his brother's will. When Hawkesworth learned of the impending publication of this work, he obtained an injunction to prevent it appearing until some time after the official account. 'Although physically the most impressive of the unofficial narratives the work's merit lies in its sidelights on incidents during the voyage' (NZNB). The book includes important vocabularies of the languages of Taheite, New Zealand, New Holland, Savoo, Batavia (Low Malay), the coast of Malabar, Sumatra, Ceram, Madagascar, and of the natives on the river Gambia in Africa. This is the first work to identify the kangaroo by name, and Parkinson is the first professional artist to set foot on Australian soil. - (Some offsetting of the plates). - With armorial bookplate of Waldham Wyndham. - A very attractive large paper copy.Sabin 58787; Hill 1308; NZNB 4466; Du Rietz, Kroepelien, 944; Beddie 712; Kroepelien 944; O'Reilly & Reitman 371 [Boeknr.: 34159 ]

€ 9750,00

PATON, Frank H.L. Lomai of Lenakel. A hero of the New Hebrides. A fresh chapter in the triumph of the gospel. London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1903.Original cloth, lettered in gilt (sl. faded). With map and many photographic illustrations. XII,315 pp. Paton was for six years resident missionary on the West coast of Tanna. [Boeknr.: 10890 ]

€ 45,00

PATON, James. John G. Paton, missionary to the New Hebrides. An autobiography. Edited by his brother. 5th edition. London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1894.Original blue cloth. With portrait (map missing). VIII,493 pp. First edition published in London in 1889. - John Gibson Paton (1824-1907) came to the mission station, together with his wife Mary Ann Robson, at Aneitym, New Hebrides, in 1858. The pair were soon sent on to establish a new station in the island of Tanna, the natives of which were then entirely untouched by Western civilisation. They were thus the first white residents in an island full of naked and painted wildmen, cannibals, utterly regardless of the value of even their own lives, and without any scence of mutual kindness and obligation (DNB). Ferguson 13921a. [Boeknr.: 18880 ]

€ 45,00

PATON, (Margaret) Whitecross. Letters and sketches from the New Hebrides. Edited by Jas. Paton. 5th edition. London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1905.Original green pictorial cloth gilt. With map and 24 illustrations. XI,382,(2) pp. First published in London in 1894. - Margaret Paton was the second wife of pioneer missionary John G. Paton, she went to the Pacific in 1865. They settled on the island of Aniwa. She was 'a woman of great piety and strong character. She showed literary ability in her 'Letters and sketches' (DNB). The book was edited by her brother in law, James Paton. - A fine copy.Robinson, Wayward women, p.168/169. [Boeknr.: 8775 ]

€ 65,00

PEARD, George. To the Pacific and Arctic with Beechey. The journal of lieutenant George Peard of H.M.S. 'Blossom' 1825-1828. Edited by Barry M. Gough. Cambridge., 1973. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 2 maps and 6 plates. X,272 pp. Hakluyt Society, 2nd series, 143. - Peard's journal of the voyage of Captain Frederick William Beechey is a lucid account of one of the most comprehensive British naval voyages to the Pacific since the days of Cook. [Boeknr.: 20994 ]

€ 40,00

PIGAFETTA, Francesco Antonio. Pigafetta. Relation du premier voyage autour du monde par Magellan. 1519 - 1522. Edition du texte français d'apres les manuscrits de Paris et de Cheltenham par J. Denucé. Anvers, Gust Janssens, Paris, Ernest Leroux, 1923. 8vo. Printed wrappers. With illustrations. 290 pp. Pigafetta's journal was the only surviving eyewitness written record of this historic voyage. [Boeknr.: 8733 ]

€ 55,00

POPE, Katherine. Hawaii, the rainbow land. New York, Thomas Y. Crowell, (1924). Cloth. With 16 photographic plates. XIII,364 pp. [Boeknr.: 18329 ]

€ 25,00

PRICE, Willard. Adventures in paradise. Tahiti, Samoa, Fiji. Melbourne, William Heinemann, (1956). Cloth. With photographic plates. XII,245 pp. [Boeknr.: 18951 ]

€ 18,00

RAVENEAU DE LUSSAN. Journal du voyage fait a la Mer de Sud, avec les flibustiers de l'Amerique en 1684. & années suivantes. 2e edition (= 3e edition). Paris, la veuve de Jean Bapt. Coignard et Jean Baptiste Coignard fils, 1693.Sm.8vo. Contemporary calf, spine ribbed and richly gilt with red morocco title-label to spine (spine ends dam., lower part of hinges splitting but firmly holding). With woodcut printer's mark on title-page. (16),448,(1) pp. Third edition, first published in Paris in 1689. - 'A rare and charming book. Raveneau de Lussan, a young Frenchman who whished to see the world, sailed from France for San Domingue in 1679. His indebtedness led him to join the buccaneers in search of his fortune. .. Raveneau spent several months raiding in the West Indies, and several years raiding the Pacific coast between Guatemala and Chile. He details both the romantic and the bleak sides of the buccaneering profession, interwoven with colorful descriptions of the natives of the regions and a clear picture of the Spanish colonies on the Pacific' (Hill 1423). - An interesting account of buccaneering in the West Indies and the Pacific coast of South America.It gave Defoe inspiration for his Robinson Crusoe. - (Final leaves waterstained in outer margin).Sabin 67985; European Americana 693/142; Leclerc 487; Cox II, p.270: A very famous and entertaining work. [Boeknr.: 28511 ]

€ 950,00

RENNEVILLE, René Augustin Constantin de. Recueil des voiages qui ont servi à l' établissement & aux progrès de la Compagnie des Indes Orientales, formée dans les Provinces-Unies des Païs-Bas. Seconde edition revue, & augmentée de plusieurs pieces curieuses. Amsterdam, J. Frederic Bernard, 1725.7 volumes. Sm. 8vo. Contemporary pannelled calf, spines ribbed and gilt, with title-labels. With 44 engraved maps and plates (40 folding). Second and best edition, first published in Amsterdam in 1702-1706; with 2 armorial bookplates. - French translation of Isaac Commelin Begin ende voortgang with the additions of Frederik Coyett 't Verwaerloosde Formosa (Formosa neglected) and the voyage of Willem Ysbrantz. Bontekoe. This collection of early Dutch East-India Company (VOC) voyages was translated first from the Dutch into French and then into English containing a large introduction, the voyages by Gerrit de Veer, Cornelis de Houtman, Jacob Cornelisz. van Neck, Sebald de Weert, Olivier van Noort, Paulus van Caerden, Steven van der Hagen, Wolfert Harmensz., Joris van Spilbergen, Cornelis Matelief, Pieter Willemsz. Verhoeff, Pieter van den Broeck, Willem Cornelisz. Schouten and Jacob le Maire, etc. Renneville (1650 - 1723) was a French-born professor of religion in Holland; he completed this work prior to his eleven-year imprisonment (1702-1713) in the Bastille for allegedly having criminal correspondence with foreigners (Hill 1438). - A very attractive set.Landwehr 253; Cat. NHSM I, p.107; European-Americana V, p.326. [Boeknr.: 34248 ]

€ 3500,00

RITCHIE, Jane & James. Growing up in Polynesia. Sydney, George Allen & Unwin, (1979). Boards. 176 pp. [Boeknr.: 22132 ]

€ 18,00

ROBINSON, William Albert. To the great Southern sea. London, Peter Davies, (1957). Pictorial cloth. With plates. 223 pp. [Boeknr.: 3480 ]

€ 18,00

ROBSON, R.W. and Judy TUDOR. Where the trade-winds blow. Stories and sketches of the South Pacific islands. Sydney, Pacific Publications, (1946). Cloth. With illustrations. 175 pp. [Boeknr.: 18668 ]

€ 20,00

SCHMALENBACH, Werner. Plastik der Südsee. Stuttgart, Hans E. Günther, (1956). 8vo. Boards, with dust-jacket. With 48 plates. [Boeknr.: 22227 ]

€ 18,00

SEIPEL, Wilfried. (Hrsg.). Die Entdeckung der Welt. Die Welt der Entdeckungen. Österreichische Forscher, Sammler, Abenteuer. Wien, Künstlerhaus, 2002. 4to. Pictorial boards. With numerous illustrations (mostly in colours). 437 pp. 'Eine Ausstellung des Kunsthistorischen Museums Wien mit Museum für Völkerkunde und des Bundesministeriums für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Kultur in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Naturhistorischen Museum und dem Heeresgeschichtlichen Mueum'. Focus on Ferdinand Lukas Bauer, Ferdinand Max, Karel Alexander Anselm, Ferdinand Stoliczka, Johann Natterer, Theodor Kotschy, Ida Pfeiffer, Oscar Baumann, Emil Holub, Emin Pascha, Richard Payer, Philipp Franz von Siebold, etc. - Fine. [Boeknr.: 35176 ]

€ 45,00

SHELVOCKE, George. A voyage round the world by the way of the great South Sea, perform'd in the years 1719, 20, 21, 22, in the Speedwell of London, of 24 guns and 100 men, (under His Majesty's commission to cruize on the Spaniards in the late war with the Spanish crown) till she was cast away on the island of Juan Fernandes, in May 1720, and afterwards continu'd in the Reccvery (sic), the Jesus Maria and Sacra Familia, etc. London, J. Senex, W. & J. Innys, J. Osborn & T. Longman, 1726.Contemporary calf (rebacked), with red morocco title label to spine. With fine engraved title-vignette, folding double-hemisphere world map, and 4 engraved plates (2 folding). (4),XXXII,(4),468 pp. First edition; with armorial bookplate of Thomas Lloyd. - 'Captains Shelvocke and Clipperton led a privately financed privateering expedition to attack Spanish shipping. Shelvocke gave his superior officer the ship in a stom and proceeded to Brazil and thence to the west coast of South America, where in two months he sacked Payta, Peru and captured several small prices. His vessel, the Speedwell, was wrecked at Juan Fernàndez Island, but a ship was built out of the wreckage, and he sailed up the coast to Baja California. After crossing the Pacific via Guam and Macao. Shelvocke returned to England, where he was accused of piracy and embezzlement, and then acquitted. He soon left for the Continent a wealthy man. Shelvocke wrote this account, in part, as a vindication of his conduct' (Hill p.554). 'From the Brazilian aspect, Shelvocke's voyage is of interest because he landed at Santa Catharina, and describes it at length in a special chapter' (Borba de Moraes p.796). 'In the map of the world California is shown as an island. Two of the plates represent male and female inhabitants of California. Shelvocke has the fullest accounts of California, the natives and other features, of any of the old voyagers' (Cowan p.212). Selvocke's controversial narrative is probably best known as the inspiration behind the albatross incident in Coleridge's Rime of the ancient mariner (Howgego p.958). - (Title-page trimmed with loss of part of final line). - A clean copy of this privateering expedition against Spanish shipping on the Pacific Coast of America. Hill 1557; Sabin 80158; European-Americana VI, p.16; Howes S.383. [Boeknr.: 33533 ]

€ 3950,00

SIWERTZ, Sigfrid. Unter dem Gluthimmel der Tropen. Durch die Südsee, Fidschi, Sumatra, Australien usw. Lübeck, O. Quitzow, 1926. Original pictorial cloth (sl. dam.). With 189 photographic illustrations. 440 pp. [Boeknr.: 18837 ]

€ 45,00

SLOAN, Donald. The shadow catcher. (Manua Islands, American Samoa). New York, (1940). Cloth, with dust-jacket. With photographic plates by the author. XIV,296 pp. [Boeknr.: 18395 ]

€ 25,00

SPEISER, Felix. Südsee/Urwald/Kannibalen. Reisen in den Neuen Hebriden und Santa-Cruz-Inseln. 2. durchgesehene Auflage. Stuttgart, Strecker und Schröder, 1924. Pictorial cloth (discoloured and sl. dam.). With 2 maps and 132 photographic illustrations. XII,356 pp. First edition published in Leipzig in 1913. - Felix Speiser (1880 - 1949) was professor of ethnology in the university and director of the ethnographical museum of Basle. In 1910 he went to the New Hebrides where, for a year and a half, he carried out his well-known fieldwork. [Boeknr.: 17293 ]

€ 45,00

SPEISER, Felix. Versuch einer Siedlungsgeschichte der Südsee. Zürich, 1946. 4to. Original wrappers. With 8 maps in text. 82 pp. - (Denkschriften der Sweizerischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft). [Boeknr.: 24971 ]

€ 45,00

SPILBERGEN, Joris van & Jacob LE MAIRE. Oost ende West-Indische spiegel der 2 leste navigatien, ghedaen inden jaeren 1614.15.16.17 ende 18. daer in vertoont woort in wat gestalt Joris van Speilbergen door de Magellanes de werelt rontom geseylt heeft, met eenighe battalien so te water als te lant, ende 2 historien de een van Oost ende de ander van West-Indien, het ghetal der forten, soldaten, schepen. ende gheschut. Met de Australische navigatien, van Jacob le Maire, die int suyden door een nieuwe Streat ghepasseert is, met veel wonders so landen, volcken, ende natien, haer ontmoet zijn ... Leyden, Nicolaes van Geelkercken, 1619.Oblong 8vo. Modern vellum. With fine engraving on title-page and 25 engraved maps and plates. 192 pp. First edition. - Joris van Spilbergen (Antwerp 1568 - Bergen op Zoom 1620) was appointed in 1614 to head an expedition to the East Indies for the East India Company (VOC) by way of the Strait of Magellan to reassert Dutch claims to access into the Pacific from the east. The first attack on the Spanish was made on Santa Maria in Chili. He went on north to Valparaiso, Acapulco, further along the Mexican coast. In 1616 he reached Guam and Manila and thence to Ternate and Java. Joris van Spilbergen was the second Dutchman to circumnavigate the world. He discovered land along what is now the coast of California. 'Spilbergen had succeeded in establishing the power and reputation of the Dutch East India Company. In Java he took on board the crew of Le Maire and Schouten whose vessels had been confiscated. Le Maire and Schouten had discovered several small islands, Staten Landt, and the Straits of Le Maire, and had been the first to round Cape Horn' (Hill 1619). 'Spilbergen's voyage was the most succesful Dutch circumnavigation to date. The fleet had kept together, there had been little loss of Dutch life, and the expedition had metted a considerable profit for its sponsors' (Howgego S159). A short survey of another of the most important early voyages around the world, by Schouten and Le Maire in the years 1615 to 1617, is added at the end (Australische navigatien). It reports Le Maire's proof that Tierra del Fuego is an island and his discovery of what is still called the Strait of Le Maire, an alternative route to the Pacific. 'The Mirror is an extremely important book for the history of Dutch navigation' ( Borba de Moraes p.827). Including a folding world map, a folding map of South East Asia, a double-page map of the Pacific and South America, and views of islands and ports (4 double-page).- A very fine copy of the two famous Dutch circumnavigations.Tiele 1025; Tiele, Memoire, 65; Cat. NHSM I, p.115 (second ed. only); Landwehr, VOC,359; Muller, America, 1968; European-Americana II, p.177; Sabin 89445. [Boeknr.: 34252 ]

€ 35000,00

STEVENSON, Robert Louis. The beach of Falesá. Introduction by H.E. Bates. London, The Folio Society, (1959). Original decorated cloth, in slipcase. With plates by Clarke Hutton. 127 pp. [Boeknr.: 18223 ]

€ 35,00

STONE, W.S. Tahiti landfall. New York, William Morrow & Company, 1946. Pictorial cloth (sl. soiled). With photographic plates by Prudence and Igor Anziferoff Allan. X,308 pp. [Boeknr.: 18849 ]

€ 18,00

STRANDBERG, Olle. Tigerland & South Sea. Translated from the Swedish by M.A. Michael. London, Michael Joseph, (1953). Boards, with dust-jacket. With photographic plates. 235 pp. - 'This is the story of two years' travels; the first - the year in which, in the Chinese calendar, is the year of the Tiger - in the Far East, the next in the South Seas. [Boeknr.: 22663 ]

€ 20,00

SURVILLE, Jean de & Guillaume Labé. The expedition of the St Jean-Baptiste to the Pacific 1769-1770. Translated and edited by John Dunmore. London, 1981. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 4 maps and 10 illustrations. X,310 pp. Hakluyt Society, 2nd series, 158. - Providing a valuable picture of a Pacific expedition in the heroic period of exploration, of the men who took part in it and the difficulties and hardships they encountered. [Boeknr.: 20985 ]

€ 40,00

TAPRELL DORLING, H. Sea venturers of Britain. 'Taffrail'. London, Collins' Clear-Type Press, (ca. 1930). Original pictorial cloth. With maps. XV,317 pp. On John Hawkins, Martin Frobisher, Drake, William Dampier, Anson, Cook, Franklin and Scott. [Boeknr.: 18487 ]

€ 18,00

TEMPSKI, Armine von. Born in paradise. (Hawaii). London, Robert Hale, (1945). Cloth. 287 pp. [Boeknr.: 18744 ]

€ 15,00

VANCOUVER, George. A voyage of discovery to the North Pacific Ocean and round the world 1791-1795. With an Introduction and Appendices. Edited by W. Kaye Lamb. London, 1984. 4 volumes. Cloth, with dust-jackets. With 10 maps and 46 plates. Hakluyt Society, 2nd series, 163-166. - This is the first annotated edition of Vancouver's journal as he revised it for publication in 1798. The voyage became one of the most important ever made in the interests of geographical knowledge. [Boeknr.: 15621 ]

€ 135,00

VANDERCOOK, John W. Dark islands. (Melanesia). New York, Harper& Brothers, (1937). Cloth. With map and 16 photographic plates. 367 pp. [Boeknr.: 18376 ]

€ 20,00

WAUGH, Alec. Hot countries. New York, The Literary Guild, 1930. Original pictorial cloth. With woodcuts by Lynd Ward. VIII,304 pp. Visiting Tahiti, La Martinique, Siam, Ceylon, the New Hebrides, etc. [Boeknr.: 31761 ]

€ 30,00

WILLIAMS, Thomas & James CALVERT. Fiji and the Fijians. Edited by George Stringer Rowe. New York, D. Appleton and Company, 1859.Original cloth, rebacked with the original spine laid down. With coloured frontispiece, folding map and 40 woodengraved plates and illustrations (2 in colours). X,551 pp. First published in London in 1858. - 'One of the outstanding works on Fiji. Reverend Thomas Williams, of Adelaide, Australia, lived as a Wesleyan missionary in Fiji for thirteen years. Reverend James Calvert, considered the 'father' of the Fiji missions, worked there for seventeen years. The preface to the first volume gives a few guidelines to the pronunciation of the Fijian language. The book contains information on the origins of the natives, their warlike tendencies, industrial produce, manners, customs, religion, and language. The enormity of the task attempted and accomplished in Fiji is a tribute to the persistent endeavors of the various missionary societies at work in the South Seas' (Hill 1885). - A fine copy. [Boeknr.: 28548 ]

€ 275,00

WILLIAMS, John. A narrative of missionary enterprises in the South Sea Islands; with remarks upon the natural history of the islands, origin, languages, traditions, and usages of the inhabitants. (Later ed.). London, J. Snow, 1840.Contemporary half calf. With wood-engraving on title-page, portrait, folding map and 27 wood-engravings. X,154 pp. This is an abridged edition of the work originally published in London in 1837; printed in double columns. 'Williams was the ablest missionary to the Polynesian people, and his book was the most printed and widely read of all the contemporary accounts' (Hill p.664). - (Soiled).Hill 1879. [Boeknr.: 10817 ]

€ 75,00

WILLIAMSON, J.A. Cook and the opening of the Pacific. London, Hodder & Stoughton, (1946). Cloth. With maps and plates. XII,251 pp. [Boeknr.: 18381 ]

€ 18,00


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