Charlotte Du Rietz Rare Books (ILAB): Pacific Islands
found: 13 books

 
[FIJIAN BIBLE].
Ai vola tabu sa volai kina na veiyalayalati makawa kei na veiyalayalati vou. London 1938.
. Pp. 960, 284. Original black cloth, slightly worn. Old ownership signature on title. A reprint of the revised version of 1902 of the Holy Bible in Fijian.
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Book number: 99912
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Catalogue: Pacific Islands
Keywords: Pacific Islands, fidji, fiji, bible, religious, pacific, pacific islands, söderhavet, exploration

 
[BLIGH, WILLIAM / BURNEY, JAMES]:
Captainens vid engelske ammiralitetet William Bligh's resa i Söderhafvet åren 1788, 1789, 1790. Hans half-årige vistande på ön O-Taheiti och hemresa från ön Timor till England. Part I. (all published). Nyköping, Joh. Pet. Hammarin, 1795.
. Pp. xvi, 220. Modern boards, title label on spine. A Swedish version of Bligh's famous "Voyage to the South Sea", anonymously translated by Carl Fr. Landell from the German edition (Berlin 1793), including the Forster introduction. The main purpose of the expedition was to introduce the breadfruit plant from the South Sea Islands to the West Indies. Rare. Du Rietz, Bibliotheca Polynesiana 96. Ferguson 216. Cf Howgego B107. Kroepelien 96. Not in Hill.
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Book number: 44010
€  1200.00 [Appr.: US$ 1432.13 | £UK 1069.75 | JP¥ 149400]
Catalogue: Pacific Islands
Keywords: Pacific Islands, pacific, travel, exploration, tahiti, south sea, voyage

 
[COOK, JAMES]:
Sammandrag af Capitain James Cooks åren 1772, 73, 74 och 1775 omkring Södra Polen förrättade resa, hwarwid herrar Forsters och Furneaux journaler blifwit jämnförde och nyttjade: innehållande det hufwudsakeligaste af de på denna resa gjorda nya uptäckter i Söderhafwet, rörande Södra Polens Ishaf, ... Upsala, Johan Edman, 1783.
. Pp. (xxiv), 366, (10). Contemporary half calf, spine with five raised bands and title label, rubbed, spine ends chipped. Old ownership signature on title. Occasionally some staining. First Swedish translation, anonymously translated, of the official account of Cook's second voyage towards the South Pole. Du Rietz, James Cook, 9. Kroepelien 1136.
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Book number: 100512
€  750.00 [Appr.: US$ 895.08 | £UK 668.5 | JP¥ 93375]
Catalogue: Pacific Islands
Keywords: Pacific Islands, pacific, söderhavet, travel, exploration, oceania, south pole.

 
BRANCHI, GIOVANNI:
Tre mesi alle isole dei cannibali nell'arcipelago dell Figi. Firenze, successori Le Monnier, 1878.
. Small 8vo. Pp. (iv), 340. Original printed wrappers, corners of front wrapper restored and with a new spine. Occasionally some light staining. Scarce first edition. Comprises an account of a voyage to the Fiji islands, followed by another journey to Melbourne; a short trip to Tasmania; a chapter about the Chinese living in Australia. Cardon p. 185.
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Book number: 100518
€  380.00 [Appr.: US$ 453.51 | £UK 338.75 | JP¥ 47310]
Catalogue: Pacific Islands
Keywords: Pacific Islands, fiji, figi, pacific, travel, exploration, australia, australien, voyage, tasmania

 BRASSEY, LADY ANNA (ANNIE):, Tahiti. A series of photographs taken by Colonel Stuart-Wortley. London, Sampson Low, 1882.
BRASSEY, LADY ANNA (ANNIE):
Tahiti. A series of photographs taken by Colonel Stuart-Wortley. London, Sampson Low, 1882.
. Square 8vo. Pp. xii, 68. With 31 auto type illustrations, being beautiful photographs taken by Colonel Stuart-Wortley, protected by tissue guards. Publisher's pictorial cloth, decorated in gilt, g.e., extremities somewhat rubbed. Binding lightly shaken but firm. Old ownership signature on front endpaper. Occasionally minor spotting. Small tear neatly repaired to inner margin of pages 41/2. First edition of this charming book about Tahiti based on Stuart-Wortley's visit to the island in 1880. (The same year as the Kingdom of Tahiti became of French colony). Stuart-Wortley has written the preface and the main text is written by Annie Brassey who visited Tahiti in 1876. She made the grand tour of the island and fell in love with it. Robinson p.202. Theakstone p. 32-3.
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Book number: 120139
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