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Feag-Hoiporakkiug Foou Ne Os Gagaja Ma Aamauriga, Iesu Karisito. [New Testament in Rotuman]

By: N/A

Price: $1,750.00 USD

Publisher: Sydney, British and Foreign Bible Society: 1870

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1852

Condition: Good


Full-Leather. Good +. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 410 pages. Leather binding in nice condition except for a tiny nick at top of spine. lacks front fly leaf, slight silverfishing on edges of endpapers and title page. The very rare first edition and only the second book ever published in the language of Rotuma. (Bibliography of Rotuman #839) View more info

Oceania. A Journal Devoted to the Study of the Native Peoples of Australia, New Guinea and the Islands of the Pacific Ocean. Volume I. No. 2, July 1930.

By: N/A

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: Melbourne, Australian National research Council: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2309

Condition: Good


Wrappers. Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. page 129-256. spine rubbed and chipped at foot and top. Articles on secret societies, spirits and healing on Ontong Java, Tiwi of Melville and Bathurst Islands, Wik-Munkan tribe,etc. View more info

The Journal of the Polynesian Society. Vol. 1. No. 2. July 1892.

By: N/A

Price: $250.00 USD

Publisher: Wellington, Polynesan Society: 1892

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2731

Condition: Good


Printer Wrapper. Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. p. 66-129. Articles on Rarotonga, Moriori of the Chatham islands, Easter Island inscriptions, Uea island, Paoa, pre-historic civilisation in the Philippines. View more info

The Marist Missions in the South Seas.

By: N/A

Price: $28.00 USD

Publisher: Lyon, Librarire Emanuel Vitte: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4317

Condition: Good


92 pages, many b/w photos and other illustrations. Illustrated front cover, rear cover lacking, nice and clean copy otherwise. View more info

Faikava. A Tongan Literary Journal. No. 1, April 1978.

By: N/A

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Nuku'alofa, University of The South Pacific Centre: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5048

Condition: Very Good


31 pages, stamp on rear cover. Ca. one third is in Tongan, the rest in English. View more info

Pacific Ecologist. Journal of the Pacific Institute of Resource Management. (PIRM). Issue 3 to Issue 11.

By: N/A

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Pacific Institute of Resource Management. (PIRM).:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5592

Condition: Very Good


Run of 8 issues. 3-11, Spring 2002 to summer 2005/06. View more info

Missionary Records. Tahiti and Society Islands.

By: N/A

Price: $500.00 USD

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society:

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 5920

Condition: Good


viii, 334 pages, frontispiece map. Ex-library copy in a simple green library binding. No date but this edition was published in 1835. Rare early book on the Society islands. View more info

Missionary Records. Sandwich Islands.

By: N/A

Price: $650.00 USD

Publisher: London, Religious Tract Society: 1839

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5921

Condition: Good


xii, 356 pages, lacking the frontispiece map. Ex-library copy in a simple red library binding. Not in Kroepelin. Forbes 1168 "An important and little-known text". View more info

Faikava. A Tongan Literary Journal. No. 3, 1979.

By: N/A

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Nuku'alofa, University of The South Pacific Centre: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6135

Condition: Very Good


30 pages, name on front cover. Ca. half the content is in Tongan and half in English. View more info

Faikava. A Tongan Literary Journal. No. 6, December 1980.

By: N/A

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Nuku'alofa, University of The South Pacific Centre: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6136

Condition: Very Good


39 pages, name on front cover. Ca. one quarter of the content is in Tongan and the rest in English. View more info

Faikava. A Tongan Literary Journal. No. 7, June 1982.

By: N/A

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Nuku'alofa, University of The South Pacific Centre: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6137

Condition: Very Good


35 pages, name on front cover. Ca. half the content is in Tongan and half in English. View more info

Faikava. A Tongan Literary Journal. No. 8, July 1982.

By: N/A

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: Nuku'alofa, University of The South Pacific Centre: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6138

Condition: Very Good


37 pages, name on front cover. Ca. half of the content is in Tongan and the rest in English. View more info

Important Oceanic & African Art. Wednesday 28 March 2012.

By: N/A

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Auckland, Webb's: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6351

Condition: Fine


80 pages, fully illustrated. Lists 322 superb pieces of tribal art. View more info

Important Oceanic & African Art. Thursday 8 September 2011.

By: N/A

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Auckland, Webb's: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6352

Condition: Fine


128 pages, fully illustrated. Lists 346 superb pieces of tribal art plus a few ithems from other cultures. View more info

Pacific Tourism: As Islanders See It.

By: N/A

Price: $75.00 USD

Publisher: University of the South Pacific: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6803

Condition: Very Good


vi, 171 pages, maps, colour and b/w illustrations. Polynesia, Tonga, Western samoa, Cook islands, Niue, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Kiribati, New Zealand, Hawaii. tbo View more info

Aloha from Honolulu. Views of Honolulu.

By: N/A

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: Honolulu, Island Curio Company:

Seller ID: 6836

Condition: Good


56 pages, b/w photos with text. Some wear on front covers, covers detached and spine repaired with tape, 8 pages in the middle are loose. No publication date, ca. 1920. View more info

Journal of the Mission Voyage of The Schooner 'Southern Cross' to the Melanesian Islands: With Statement of Accounts. Made in May - October 1866.

By: N/A

Price: $950.00 USD

Publisher: Auckland, Daily Southern Cross: 1866

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7002

Condition: Fine


24 pages plus 5 pages accounts. Very rare publication on a visit from Auckland to Norfolk Island, Loyalty Islands, Vate Island, Mae Island, Whitsuntide Island, Aurora Island, Mota Island, Araa Island, Solomon Islands, San Christoval, Anudha Island, Ysabel, Mahaga Island, Parahu, Paraqoi, Savo Island, Ubuna, Tewatana, Ubuna, Marowo, Wango, Santa Cruz, Banks Island Group, Vanua Lava, Santa Maria Island, Ulava, Gulf Islands, Malanta, Marau, Guadalcanar, Mahaga, Bligh Island... View more info

Art Africain et Océanien. Christie's, Paris. 4 décembre 2008.

By: N/A

Price: $28.00 USD

Publisher: Paris, Christie's: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007081

Condition: Very Good


124 pages, hundreds of colour photos. Gilbet Hampden Manley collection. Tribal art from Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea, Melanesia, Polynesia, Cook Islands, Carolines, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tahiti, Marquesas, Hawaii, Marshall Islands, Philippines, Vanuatu, Niue, Tibet, Arizona, North America, Mali, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon., Gabon, Congo, South Africa, View more info

ISLA: A Journal of Micronesian Studies - Volume 1, Number 1 / Rainy Season 1992.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: Mangilao, University of Guam Press: 1992

Seller ID: 007122

Condition: Very Good


iv, 157 pages. View more info

Het Eijlant Amsterdam inde Suijt zee. [Het Eylant Amsterdam inde Suyt zee]

By: N/A

Price: $750.00 USD

Publisher: Amsterdam, 1705

Seller ID: 007492

Condition: Good


Engraving from Nicolaas Witsen "Noord en Oost Tartarije" Amsterdam 1705. 32.5cm x 21 cm, the image is 24 x 14.5cm. The first printed illustration of Tongatapu, the main island in the Tongan group. The illustration is from Abel Tasman's visit in January 1643. It shows a large bay on the north western side of Tonga with several Tongan vessels in the water, a village on the right hand side and a group of 4 Tongans in the foreground. This illustration predates the be... View more info

Het Eylant Rotterdam inde Zuyt-zee net syn Inwoonders na het leven afgemaelt beneffens een vaertuig aldaer. Vaertuig van Nova guinea byde Eylanden Iammna en Medemo.

By: N/A

Price: $480.00 USD

Publisher: Amsterdam, 1705

Seller ID: 007493

Condition: Good


Engraving from Nicolaas Witsen "Noord en Oost Tartarije" Amsterdam 1705. 32.5cm x 21 cm, the images are 12 x 14cm. The first printed illustration of Nomuka, an island in the Ha'apai group in Tonga. Also an illustration from New Guinea showing 3 man in an outrigger canoe. One standing man is shark calling by blowing into a large shell. The illustrations are from Abel Tasman's visit in February and March 1643. These illustrations predate the better known illustrati... View more info

Gutnius bilong Jisas Kraist. Matiu, Mak, Luk, Jon. I Raitim.

By: N/A

Price: $40.00 USD

Publisher: London, British and Foreign Bible Society: 1965

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 007500

Condition: Very Good


311 pages, b/w illustrations. The Gospels of St. Matthew, St. Mark, St. Luke, St John in Neo-Melanesian (Pidgin English) for the Territory of New Guinea. View more info

Atlas of the South Pacific.

By: N/A

Price: $95.00 USD

Publisher: Wellington, Government Printing Office: 1986

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 007515

Condition: Very Good


48 pages, 20 coloured maps. Covers slightly soiled. Large atlas covering all island groups of Micronesia, Melanesia and Polynesia in the South Pacific below the equator: Papus New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nauru, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Wallis and Futuna, Fiji, Tonga, Tokelau, Western Samoa, American Samoa, Niue, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Pitcairn Group, Easter Island. View more info

O Sala Ususur. No. 66, May 1931

By: N/A

Price: $95.00 USD

Publisher: Hautabu, Guadalcanar, Melanesian Mission Press: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007517

Condition: Very Good


53 pages. Printed entirely in Mota. Mota is an Oceanic language spoken by about 750 people on Mota island, in the Banks Islands of Vanuatu. During the period 1840-1940, Mota was used as a missionary lingua franca throughout areas of Oceania included in the Melanesian Mission, an Anglican missionary agency. Mota was used on Norfolk Island, in religious education; on other islands with different vernacular languages, it served as the language of liturgical prayers, hymns, ... View more info

O Sala Ususur. No. 67, October 1931

By: N/A

Price: $95.00 USD

Publisher: Hautabu, Guadalcanar, Melanesian Mission Press: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007518

Condition: Very Good


53 pages. Printed entirely in Mota. Mota is an Oceanic language spoken by about 750 people on Mota island, in the Banks Islands of Vanuatu. During the period 1840-1940, Mota was used as a missionary lingua franca throughout areas of Oceania included in the Melanesian Mission, an Anglican missionary agency. Mota was used on Norfolk Island, in religious education; on other islands with different vernacular languages, it served as the language of liturgical prayers, hymns, ... View more info

O Sala Ususur. No. 68, April 1932

By: N/A

Price: $95.00 USD

Publisher: Hautabu, Guadalcanar, Melanesian Mission Press: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007519

Condition: Very Good


63 pages. Printed entirely in Mota. Mota is an Oceanic language spoken by about 750 people on Mota island, in the Banks Islands of Vanuatu. During the period 1840-1940, Mota was used as a missionary lingua franca throughout areas of Oceania included in the Melanesian Mission, an Anglican missionary agency. Mota was used on Norfolk Island, in religious education; on other islands with different vernacular languages, it served as the language of liturgical prayers, hymns, ... View more info

O Raverave Gaganag 1932. Ape Qon Nan.

By: N/A

Price: $80.00 USD

Publisher: Melanesian Mission Press: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007520

Condition: Very Good


25 pages. Alamanac printed in the Mota language, Solomon Islands. View more info

Marshall Islands Guidebook. Updated, Revised.

By: N/A

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Majuro, Marshall Islands, Micronitor News & Printing Company: 1984

Seller ID: 007714

Condition: Very Good


100 pages. Many illustrations, foldout map and other smaller maps. General information for the visitor, a 6-page English/Marshallese dictionary, interspersed with local ads. The Marshall Islands, officially the Republic of the Marshall Islands (Marshallese: Aolep¿n Aor¿kin M¿aje¿) is an island country located near the equator in the Pacific Ocean, slightly west of the International Date Line. View more info

Man and Culture in Oceania, Vol. 1.

By: N/A

Price: $18.00 USD

Publisher: Tokyo, The Japanese Society for Oceanic Studies: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007721

Condition: Very Good


127 pages. Contents: Avoidance Behavior and Kin Category in Satawalese Society; The Marriage System of North Raga, Vanuatu; Who Came First? The Contact History of the Fasu-Speaking People, Papua New Guinea; The Traditional Art of Curing among the Gidra of the Oriomo Plateau, Papua New Guinea; Human Skeletal Remains from Makin Atoll of the Gilbert Islands, Micronesia; A Time-Saving Spot-Check Method applied to a Sundanese Peasant Community in West Java. View more info

Man and Culture in Oceania, Vol. 2.

By: N/A

Price: $35.00 USD

Publisher: Tokyo, The Japanese Society for Oceanic Studies: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007722

Condition: Very Good


119 pages. Contents: Intoh, Michiko: Pigs in Micronesia: Introduction or Re-introduction by the Europeans? pp.1-26. Kawabe, Toshio: Introduction Variation of Body Physique in the Gidra, Papua New Guinea. pp.27-55. Katayama, Kazumichi Human Skeletal Remains of Late Pre-European Period from Mangaia, Cook Islands. pp.57-80. Buranarugsa, Malee and Foss Leach Three-dimensional Analysis of the Polynesian Skull. pp.81-100. Zelenietz, Marty and Hisafumi Saito Both Sides Now: Ant... View more info