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Among the Cocoa Nuts - Mango - Fiji. Photograph
Dunedin: Burton Bros, 1889. Unbound. Orig b&w photograph depicting crops in the field in Fiji. No.2606. Taken from 'The Camera in the Coral Islands', A Series of Photographs illustrating the Scenery and the Mode of Life in THE FIJIS, THE NAVIGATOR ISLANDS (Samoa), THE FRIENDLY ISLANDS (Tonga) Taken during the.....
Australien Taf. II
No Binding. 40 x 45 cm. Central engraving (Ein Wohnung auf Nukahiva) with 10 engraved sketches showing scenes in Hawaii, Pitcairn, Caroline Islands etc. c 1800. An attractive piece.
Australien Taf.II (10 images of the South Pacific) Engraving
Germany. Unbound. c. 1840. Original German engraved vignettes arranged around a coloured scene of Nukahiva, Marquesas Island, depicting 10 scenes of animals, peoples & landscapes of South Pacific including Pitcairn, Caroline & the Sandwich Islands. Free-floating but protected by mount & mylar. Size of image 330mm x 270mm, with mat.....
Baye de la Posession dans L'Isle de la Georgie Australe
1798. No Binding. Image from Cook's Voyages (in French).
Carte Pour l'Intelligence Du Memoire De M. Le Capitaine d'Urville Sur Les Iles du Grand Ocean (Oceanie). Map
Unbound. c1830. Original hand-coloured engraved map of D'Urville's Oceania. Colour blocked to denote the regions of Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia and Malaysia. Map size 235mm x 360mm. A nice attractive map.
Cook's First and Second Voyages
James Cundee. Hardcover. pp 403, frontispiece, 9 plates, 8vo, original calf boards, re-spined. Lacking title page and contents. c. 1820. Popular account of the first two voyages with engravings.
De Natsche, Eene Plechtigheid Ter Eere van S'konings Zoon of Tongatoboo Engraving
Holland: Leiden, 1801. Unbound. Rare, orig Dutch engraving from an Edition of Cook's 3rd Voyage (Plate 86), depicting Ceremonial Tongan Procession. Size of image 460mm x 230mm, full size, 570mm x 415mm. A scarce and rare engraving.
Fiji. Tropical Jungle - photograph
Dunedin: 1889. Unbound. Orig b&w photograph depicting a Fijian tropical jungle scene. Image size: 200 x 150mm. Mounted on card.
Fijian Sugar Field - Mango - Cutting the Cane. Photograph
Dunedin: Burton Bros, 1889. Unbound. Orig b&w Burton Bros, NZ, photograph depicting workers cutting sugar cane in a cane field. Image size: 205 x 150mm. . Mounted on card.
Gezigt Van De Woomingen Van De Inboorlingen in Nootk a Kanaal (The sight of the Natives of Houses in Nootka Channel) Engraving
1797. Unbound. Rare orig engraving from Dutch Edition of Cook's Voyages depicting Natives at home in Nootka Sounds, on the Pacific coast of Vancouver Island in Canada. c. 1797. Size of image 355mm x 220mm, with mat, 570mm x 420mm. A very handsome early engraving.
Government House - Suva - Fiji. Photograph
Dunedin: Burton Bros, 1889. Unbound. Orig b&w photograph depicting a group of Fijiians looking out from the steps of Government House. No. 2514. Taken from 'The Camera in the Coral Islands', A Series of Photographs illustrating the Scenery and the Mode of Life in THE FIJIS, THE NAVIGATOR ISLANDS (Samoa).....
Group of Koyari Chiefs, South East New Guinea
1889. No Binding. Image of a group of native chiefs showing food storage structure and dwelling. Size in mount.
INTERNATIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHY of Social and Cultural Anthropology = Bibliographie Internationale D'anthropologie Sociale et Culturelle. Vols II, III & IV
Paris: Unesco, 1959. Original Printed Wrappers. 3 issues comprising Volumes II, III, IV. (Vol. IV published 1960) Contents: Vol II Works published in 1956, Vol. III Works published in 1957. Vol. IV Works published in 1958. Documentation in the social sciences series.
THE ISLES THAT WAIT ; By a Lady Member of the Melanesian Mission
New York: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1915. 1st Edition. Orig. Cloth. pp. 128, 8, frontis. Illus, map, photos. Original blue cloth binding, spine sunned, endpapers darkened, else good.
Man of New Caledonia throwing the spear
No Binding. c 1820. In mount 30 x 25 cm. Very clear engraving of New Caledonian man.
Real Stories Taken from The Narrative of Various Travellers
London: Harvey and Darton, 1827. Quarter Morocco. pp vi, 204 + 4p adverts. Frontispiece. Original quarter morocco and boards. Two leaves stitched together in an early manner. One third of the work relates to visits to the South Sea Islands. Imaginative narrative with some basis on Cook's voyages and Ellis's.....
SKETCHES of the Life of Bishop Patteson in Melanesia.
London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1880. Revised Edition. Decorated Cloth. pp.iv,204,4. Frontispiece (portrait), plates, illustrations. Interesting association copy with signatures on back of frontispiece.
SKETCHES of the Life of Bishop Patteson in Melanesia.
London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1875. Revised Edition. Decorated Cloth. pp.iv,204,4. Frontispiece (portrait), plates, illustrations. A revised edition of "The Life of Bishop Patteson". Decorated cloth with gilt titles - a very nice copy.
A Toupapow with a Corpse on it Attended By the Chief Mourner in His Habit of Ceremony Engraving
London: Alex Hogg. Unbound. c. 1797. Orig engraving showing a Tahitian mourning ceremony. Size of image 345mm x 230mm, with mat, 470mm x 355mm. A nice early engraving. 0.
Village fortifie bau fur un ocher troue e la Nouvelle Zelande
No Binding. c 1780 Glazed in frame 36 x 30 cm. Shows Cook and hs men in a boat observed by local Maori in a canoe. Some foxing but an attractive image.
Vu de L'Isle des Pins
1794. No Binding. Engraving in brown card mount: 43.5x30.5 cm; image 37x23.5 cm. Early French copper engraving by Benard from Cook's voyage.
Abitatori dell Olanda Nouva
No Binding. Aquatint with hand-colouring. From engravings of aboriginal figures probably from Peron and Freycinet's account of Baudin's voyage to Australia.Likely to be from the Italian Giulio Ferrario's "Il costume antico e moderno.. in the 1820-30s. 26..5 x 21.5, 38.5 x 35 cm.
Various articles, implements & used by the natives of New Caledonia of the South Sea
No Binding. c 1900. Engraving showing a mask, baskets, caps and tools and articles of war.