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first complete dictionary and grammar of Tahitian
A Tahitian and English Dictionary,
with Introductory Remarks on the Polnesian Language, and a short Grammar of the Tahitian Dialect: with an Appendix containing a list of foreign words used in the Tahitian Bible, in Commerce, etc., with the sources from whence they have been derived. Tahiti London Missionary Society's Press 1851
First edition pp., vi, 40, 314, 7. A very good copy bound in late twentieth century quarter calf, with protective slipcase.
Taylor p.298; Du Rietz, Bib. Polynesiana 1016; O'Reilly & Reitman 5761
An unrecorded early Pacific imprint
[Primer of Ebon Dialect.]
Ebon Mission Press 
First edition, pp.44, woodblock illustrations, additional leaves inserted. There is no title page, but the blank cover is inscribed by Doane with title, and presentation. A worn but still very good copy stitched as issued and preserved in a modern half calf box. Inscribed: R.Andeyon DD, from E.T. Doane, Ebon, Aug 9th, 1860.
Catalogue of the Fiji Museum, 1916.
Printed by Order of His Excellency Sir Bickham Sweet Escott, K.C.M.G. Suva printed at the Government Printing Office 1916
First edition pp.44. A very good copy in original wrappers. Colonial Office stamps on cover. Punched hole at top left, not affecting text. Page edges lightly browned.
"The Rarest Printed Work on the Pacific"
Records of Private and of Public Life, 1857 - 1880. Edinburgh [The author]; printed by R. & R. Clark 1897-1904
First edition Three volumes (of four), pp.viii, [2, errata leaf], 519; viii, 710; viii, 564, 54, 10. A very good set in the original tan cloth, paper title-labels a little rubbed. Inner hinges of volume two strained. Some pencil annotation in volume three. The first two volumes bear the bookplate of James Edge Partington; all three the bookplate of W.S. Robinson.
COPAC records sets at The British Library, Cambridge, and Aberdeen, though Cambridge also has three volumes only.
Narrative of the Shipwreck of the Antelope East-India Pacquet on the Pelew Islands,
situated on the Western Part of the Pacific Ocean; in August, 1783. Perth R. Morison 1788
First edition pp.viii, 268, 2 engraved plates. A very good copy rebound in recent half calf, some offsetting of frontis on title. Bookplate of Ray Parker.
First edition on Tonga islands
An account of the natives of the Tonga Islands, in the south Pacific ocean.
With an original grammar and vocabulary of their language. Compiled and arranged from the extensive communications of Mr William Mariner, several years resident in those islands. London printed for the author 1817
First edition Two volumes, pp.lix, 460; 412, , frontis. Rebound in half-calf, marbled boards.
Wreck of the Glide; With an Account of Life and Manners at the Fijii Islands.
Boston William D. Ticknor 1846
First edition pp.(9)-122 [Complete] A very good copy in original boards, later paper spine. Light age-toning of text. Minor dampstain to lower margin of some pages. Wilson Collection stampon end-paper.
Die Negrito Asiens.
I: Geschichte, Geographie, Umwelt, Demographie und Anthropologie der Negrito. II:Ethnographie der Negrito, 1. Halbband: Wirtschaft und Soziologie. Wien-Modlingen 1952-54
First edition Two volumes, 4to, pp.xv, xiv, 496, 340, 60 plates, text illustrations, tables, 2 maps, 1 folding. Studia Instituti Anthropos, Volumes 6 & 12. A very good set in the original cloth-backed boards, slightly frayed dust-wrappers. Departmental rubber stamp on end-papers.
Grammatik der sprache von Murray Island.
Inaugural-dissertation zur erlangung der doctorwurde von der philosophischen facultat der Friedrich Wilhelm Universitat zu Berlin... Leipzig 
First edition pp.[vi], 77, . A very good copy bound in contemporary cloth-backed marbled boards. Armorial book-plate of author, ink corrections to text, almost certainly in his hand. Front (blank) end-paper with later book-plate detached.
Signed presentation copy
Thoughts, Talks and Tramps.
A Collection of Papers. Edited with a Memoir by R.R. Marett. London Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press 1934
First edition pp.xxiii, 285, frontis, folding map. A very good copy in original cloth. With a presentation inscription from the author.