Antique Prints of the Pacific Islands

A selection of historical prints from the Pacific Islands.
If you are looking for special material from this area please contact us.
All prints are in Very good condition unless otherwise noted.
Some signs of use and age are normal for antique prints.

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Midway Island

Midway Island Harbor and Coal Depot.

Wood engraving after a sketch from R.W. Andrews. Dated 1871.
Reverse side is printed. Narrow lower margin.

7.4 x 23 cm ( 2.9 x 9 ")

$ 35.00

Order nr. SOUTHPACIFIC2536


Nukahiwa
(Marquesas)

Wood engraving from an illustrated work ca 1875. Reverse side is printed.

10.2 x 16.2 cm ( 4 x 6.3 ")

$ 35.00

Order nr. SOUTHPACIFIC2533


Ocean Island

"Camp Saginaw", Ocean Island.

Wood engraving after a sketch from R.W. Andrews,1871.
Reverse side is printed. Narrow upper and lower margin.

10.2 x 23 cm ( 4 x 9 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC2535


"femme d l' Isle de Taiti"

Copper engraving ca 1780. Original hand coloring. Rare!
Some minimal spots and signs of age.

Page size: 20.2 x 15 cm ( 7.9 x 5.9 ")

$ 80.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC238619


"Danseuse de l' Isle O - Tahiti."

Copper engraving ca 1780. Original hand coloring. Rare!
Some minimal spots and signs of age.

Page size: 20.2 x 15 cm ( 7.9 x 5.9 ")

$ 95.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC238618


" Homme de Taeti"

Copper engraving ca 1780. Original hand coloring. Rare!
Some minimal spots and signs of age.

Page size: 20.2 x 15 cm ( 7.9 x 5.9 ")

$ 80.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC238620


Left: “Femme des Iles Des Amis" Woman of the Friendly Islands

Right: “ Femme D'Amboine" a woman of Amboine now belonging to Indonesea

Copper etching after the design by Jean Piron. From “Atlas du Voyage a la recherche de la Perouse". Plate 30. Published in Paris, 1798

After James Cook had set a milestone for discovering, the French government (Louis XVI) felt ignited to draw even and assembled a high class group of scientists around Captain Jean-Francois de Galaup de la Perouse (1741 - 1788). La Perouse sailed with two ships, the “Astrolabe" and the “Boussole" 1785 into the Pacific.

Very good condition.

Page size 33x 50 cm (13 x 19.7")

$ 180.00

Order Nr.SOUTHPACIFIC2550


"Haushalt der Freundschafts Indianer" ( Society Islands, Tonga Islands )

Wood engraving 1875. Reverse side is printed.

10.1 x 10.7 cm ( 3.9 x 4.2 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIF238603


"Messe zu Dobbo" ( New Guinea )

Wood engraving 1875. Reverse side is printed.

8.5 x 13.3 cm ( 3.3 x 5.2 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC238584


"Vue des Iles de L'Amiraute" View of the Friendly (Admiralty) Isles.

Copper etching after the design by Jean Piron. From “Atlas du Voyage a la recherche de la Perouse". Plate 2. Published in Paris, 1798

After James Cook had set a milestone for discovering, the French government (Louis XVI) felt ignited to draw even and assembled a high class group of scientists around Captain Jean-Francois de Galaup de la Perouse (1741 - 1788). La Perouse sailed with two ships, the “Astrolabe" and the “Boussole" 1785 into the Pacific.

Foxing in margins. A repaired hole in right margin. Horizontal crease. Traces of age and use.

24.5 x 39.5 (13.6 x 15.6")

$ 220.00

Order Nr.SOUTHPACIFIC2542


Ansicht von Apia
(View of Apia-Samoa)

Wood engraving from an illustrated work ca 1865. Reverse side is printed.

7.4 x 11.7 cm ( 2.9 x 4.6 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC2532


"Pirogue de L'Ile de Bouka" and below "Pirogue des Arsacides"

Two copper etchings on the same page by Copia after design by Jean Piron. From “Atlas du Voyage a la recherche de la Perouse". Plate 43. Published in Paris, 1798.

After James Cook had set a milestone for discovering, the French government (Louis XVI) felt ignited to draw even and assembled a high class group of scientists around Captain Jean-Francois de Galaup de la Perouse (1741 - 1788). La Perouse sailed with two ships, the “Astrolabe" and the “Boussole" 1785 into the Pacific.

Very good condition.

Page size 50 x 33 cm (19.7 x 13")

$ 130.00

Order Nr.SOUTHPACIFIC2538SOLD


Left: “Femme de L'Ile Beaupré" Woman of Beautemps-Beaupre Loyalty Islands

Right: “ Homme de L'Ile Beaupre" Man of same

Copper etching by Copia after design by Jean Piron. From “Atlas du Voyage a la recherche de la Perouse". Plate 34. Published in Paris, 1798.

After James Cook had set a milestone for discovering, the French government (Louis XVI) felt ignited to draw even and assembled a high class group of scientists around Captain Jean-Francois de Galaup de la Perouse (1741 - 1788). La Perouse sailed with two ships, the “Astrolabe" and the “Boussole" 1785 into the Pacific.

Very good.condition.

Page size 50 x 33 cm (19.7 x 13")

$ 140.00

Order Nr.SOUTHPACIFIC2546


"Vue de L'Ile de Bourou, prise de la Rade".

Copper etching by Copia after the drawing by Jean Piron. From “Atlas du Voyage a la recherche de la Perouse". Plate 42. Published in Paris, 1798

After James Cook had set a milestone for discovering, the French government (Louis XVI) felt ignited to draw even and assembled a high class group of scientists around Captain Jean-Francois de Galaup de la Perouse (1741 - 1788). La Perouse sailed with two ships, the “Astrolabe" and the “Boussole" 1785 into the Pacific.

One little hole in sky repaired. Light crease in lower left. Otherwise good condition.

24.3 x 39.9 cm (9.6 x 15.7")

$ 260.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC2540


Samoa Inseln - Ansicht von Apia auf der Insel Upolu.

Wood engraving from an illustrated work ca 1880. Reverse side is printed.

8.8 x 11.6 cm ( 3.5 x 4.6 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC2529


Port de France auf Neu-Caledonian

Wood engraving ca 1865 from an illustrated work. Reverse side is printed.

7.2 x 12.6 cm ( 2.8 x 4.6 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC2523


"Double Pirogue de la Nouvelle Caledonie" and below " Catimarron du Cap de Diemen.

2 Pirogue de L'Ile de Ste. Croix"

Two copper etchings on the same page by Copia after design by Jean Piron. From “Atlas du Voyage a la recherche de la Perouse". Plate 44. Published in Paris, 1798.

After James Cook had set a milestone for discovering, the French government (Louis XVI) felt ignited to draw even and assembled a high class group of scientists around Captain Jean-Francois de Galaup de la Perouse (1741 - 1788). La Perouse sailed with two ships, the “Astrolabe" and the “Boussole" 1785 into the Pacific.

One vertical crease. Otherwise very good.

Page size 50 x 33 cm (19.7 x 13")

$ 120.00

Order Nr.SOUTHPACIFIC2554


Left : “Homme du Cap de Diemen" - Right: “Enfant de Cap de Diemen".

Copper etching after the design by Jean Piron. From “Atlas du Voyage a la recherche de la Perouse". Plate 7. Published in Paris, 1798

After James Cook had set a milestone for discovering, the French government (Louis XVI) felt ignited to draw even and assembled a high class group of scientists around Captain Jean-Francois de Galaup de la Perouse (1741 - 1788). La Perouse sailed with two ships, the “Astrolabe" and the “Boussole" 1785 into the Pacific.

Extreme lower right corner of margin printing ink spots. Not effecting image. Otherwise good condition.

Page size: 33 x 50 cm (13 x 19.7")

$ 150.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC2552


Left: “Toubau, Fils du Roi des Iles Des Amis" Son of the King of the Friendly Islands

Right: “Vouacece, Habitant de Fidgi" Inhabitant of Fiji Islands

Copper etching after the design by Jean Piron. From “Atlas du Voyage a la recherche de la Perouse". Plate 29. Published in Paris, 1798

After James Cook had set a milestone for discovering, the French government (Louis XVI) felt ignited to draw even and assembled a high class group of scientists around Captain Jean-Francois de Galaup de la Perouse (1741 - 1788). La Perouse sailed with two ships, the “Astrolabe" and the “Boussole" 1785 into the Pacific.

Very good condition.

Page size 33x 50 cm (13 x 19.7")

$ 150.00

Order Nr.SOUTHPACIFIC2551


"Resolution Bay in the Marquesas" (French Polynesia) original name: Te Fenua Enata

Copper etching by B.T. Pouncy after the drawing by William Hodges. Published in Captain Cook's Second Voyage (1772-1775). Published in London, 1777.

Engraving shows natives in their typical boats. A British vessel at anchor in the ditance.

Pleasant light age toning. Centerfold a bit worn. Print had once been mounted.

21.4 x 37.7 (8.4 x 14.8")

$ 270.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC2539


"The Landing at Middleburgh one of the Friendly Isles".

Copper etching by J.K.Shirwin after the drawing by William Hodges. Published in Captain Cook's Second Voyage (1772-1775). Published in London, 1777.

A large group of natives welcome Captain James Cook with all sorts of gifts as he arrives on a boat as his shp the “HMS Resolution" is anchored in the roads in the distance.

Very nice condition.

23.3 x 46.9 cm (9.2 x 18.5")

$ 320.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC2541


Papeete

Papeete, Hauptstadt von Tahiti.

Wood engraving published ca 1875.

10.7 x 17.7 cm ( 4.2 x 6.9 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC2534


Papetee

Wood engraving. Ca 1870. Print has text on backside which shows faintly in margins.

9.5 x 16 cm ( 3.7 x 6.3 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr.SOUTHPACIFIC 2507


Point a Pitre

Point a Pitre, Hauptstadt von Grandeterre.

Wood engraving ca 1865. Reverse side is printed.

9.2 x 10.5 cm ( 3.6 x 4.1 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC2528


Picarin Island

Pitcarins Island, South Pacific Ocean, Inhabited by Descendents of the Crew of the H.M.S. Bounty.

Wood engraving from an illustrated work ca 1875. Reverse side is printed.

12.6 x 24 cm ( 5 x 9.4 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC2527


Tahiti

Vue de Tahiti et du Palais ou vient de mourir la reine de Pomare.

Wood engraving after M. de Dreo from an illustrated work, 1877. Modern hand coloring.
Some spotting in margins. Reverse side is printed. Upper margin reinforced.

8.9 x 31.3 cm ( 3.5 x 12.3 ")

$ 80.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC2524


Marquesas

"In Tatuirter aus Nukahiwa" (Marquesas)

Lithograph ca 1840. A few minor scattered spots.

Page size: 29.5 x 23.5 cm ( 11.6 x 9.2 ")

$ 180.00

Order Nr. SOUTH PACIFIC2522


Bisibisi-Marshall Islands

Das Junggesellenhaus auf Bisibisi.

Wood engraving after A. von Roessler and Dr. Finch, ca 1885.
Overall age toning. Backside is printed. Repaired tear in left margin reaching a bit into image.
Small repairs in lower right margin corner.

24.5 x 17.5 cm ( 9.6 x 6.8 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFICP2515


Marshall Islands - Finch Harbor

Der Finsch-Hafen

Wood engraving after A. von Roessler and Dr. Finch, ca 1885.
Small repaired tears on left and lower margin edges.
Overall age toning. Backside is printed.

17 x 24.8 cm ( 6.7 x 9.7 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. SSOUTHPACIFIC2516


Marshall Islands - Hihiaura

Grosses Haus in Hihiaura, umweit Ost-Kap.

Wood engraving after A. von Roessler and Dr. Finch, ca 1885
Overall age toning. Two tiny repaired tears on left margin edge. Backside is printed.

16.7 x 24.7 cm ( 6.5 x 9.7 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC2517


Wineè nativa d'Owhyhee una delle Isole di Sandwich.
Vineè natife d'Owhyee une des Isles de Sandwich.

Young woman of Hawaiii

Copper etching, ca 1750. Anonymous.
Print has overall toning and folds to fit book size. Scattered spotting in margins and at
the top of image. Some print from previous page shows in lower right margin and title area.

Page size: 23.5 x 18.3 cm ( 9.2 x 7.2 ")

$ 180.00

Order Nr. SSOUTHPACIFIC2512


"Tombs at Muthuata I. Feejee "(Fiji)

Steel engraving by J. Smillie after A.T. Agate ca 1845.

11.5 x 17.8 cm ( 4.5 x 7 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr SOUTHPACIFIC25557


"Observation Peak, FeeJee I." (Fiji)

Steel engraving by Jordan & Halpin after A.T. Agate ca 1845.

17.9 x 11.8 cm ( 7 x 4.6 ")

$ 50.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC25558


Upper image: Harbor of Papenoo, Otaheite, Society Islands.
Lower image: View of Capo-Houa. Otaheite, Society Islands.

Wood engraving with article ca 1870. Reverse side is printed.

Page size: 34 x 25 cm ( 13.3 x 9.8 ")

$ 60.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC25550


Markt in Ralum ( also Ralun in Neu Pommern )

Photogravure ca 1885. Reverse side is printed.

10.5 x 15 cm ( 4.1 x 5.9 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC236736


"Town of Rewa" (Fiji)

Steel engraving by W. G. Armstrong after A.T. Agate ca 1845.

11.5 x 17.8 cm ( 4.5 x 7 ")

$ 65.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC25562


Council House, Samoa, The Scene of the Late Conflict.

Wood engraving from an illustrated work ca 1880. Reverse side is printed.

8.9 x 11.4 cm (3.5 x 4.5 ")

$ 30.00

Order nr. SOUTHPACIFIC2531


Tahiti

"La Fête Nationale A Tahiti - L'himéné de Vairaao campé dans un faré.haou - Repétition."

Wood engraving after M. de Haenen from "Le Monde Illustré" ca 1885.
Overall light age toning. Backside is printed. Lightly visible vertical centerfold.

20.8 x 30.9 cm ( 8.1 x 12.1 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC2513


Tahiti

"A View of Otaheite with several Vessels belonging to that Island"

"Copper engraving from "Middeltons Complete System of Geography", ca 1820.

16.3 x 27 cm ( 6.4 x 10.6 ")

$ 160.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC 2520


Tobadi on Humbolt Bay

Das Pfahldorf Tobadi in der Humboldt-Bai.

Wood engraving after Dr. O. Finsch and A. von Roessler. Published in an illustrated work ca 1885.
Reverse side is printed. Overall light age toning.

17.1 x 25.1 cm ( 6.7 x 9.9 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC2526


Trelawney Town

"Trelawney Town, the Chief Residence of the Maroons"

Copper engraving by Storer after Dayes, ca 1800.
Print has folds to fit book size.

16.3 x 22.6 cm ( 6.4 x 8.8 ")

$ 240.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC 2521


"Broom Road, Tahiti"

Steel engraving by Sherman and smith after A.T. Agate ca 1845.

17.8 x 11.9 cm ( 7 x 4.7 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC25553


Upper image: Tahiti. - L'homémé de Raiatea, premier prix des concours du 14 jiullet 1883, à Papeete. - Promenade dans le ville.
Lower image: Tahiti. - Les indigènes de Mooréa quittent Papeete après la fête du 14 juillet pour retourner dans leurîle.

Woo engraving ca 1885 from "Le Monde Illustré".
Overall light age toning. Backside is printed. Lightly visible horizontal centerfold.

Upper image: 15 x 22 cm ( 5.9 x 8.6 ")
Lower image: 15.5 x 22 cm ( 6 x 8.6 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC2514


"Tikopia"

1,2,3,4 Portraits d'habitans de Tikopia; 5 Tatouage de la poitrine (Chest Tattoo)

Lithograph by Emelie Cornu after the drawings by Louis de Sainson (1801-1887)

From: Voyage de la corvette l'Astrolabe. Atlas historique by Jules Dumont D'Urville (1790-1842) Plate 189. Published in Paris, 1830-1835

Very good condition.

$ 180.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIF2537


“Tonga-Tabou"

1 Naou, jeune fille; 2 Natif de Tonga habitant des iles Viti; 3 Houitai, chef chretien a Mafanga;

4 Ata, chef chretien a Hifo; 5 Tatouage de la Cuisse des hommes (Thigh Tattoo)

Lithograph by Lebour after the drawings by Louis de Sainson (1801-1887)

From: Voyage de la corvette l'Astrolabe. Atlas historique by Jules Dumont D'Urville (1790-1842) Plate 76. Published in Paris, 1830-1835

Very good condition.

$ 180.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC2543


"1 et 3. Costumes de Habitans de Tonga Tabou. 2 et 4. Id. De La Nouvelle Zélande."

Steel engraving by Taillant after Demoraine, ca 1850.
Right and bottom margins have some spotting.

9.7 x 15.2 cm ( 3.8 x 5.9 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. SSOUTHPACIFIC 2511


" Boot mit Auslieger der Tonga/Freundschafts-) Insulaner"

Wood engraving from Spamer, 1870.
Print has overall light toning and text on backside.

7.7 x 9 cm (3 x 3.5 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC2509


" A View of the New Discovered Island of Ulietea, with some of the inhabitants......"

"Copper engraving from "Middeltons Complete System of Geography", ca 1820.
Small repaired tear in left margin.

16 x 27.2 cm ( 6.3 x 10.7 ")

$ 260.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC 2519


Junges Maedchen von Samoa

Photogravure ca 1890 from an illustrated work. Reverse side is printed.

14.4 x 19 cm (5.7 x 3.9 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC2530


"Souvenirs de Tahiti. - La reine Pomare jouant aux cartes avec son mari."

Wood engraving after M.G. Janet and M.J. Viaud, ca 1885 from an illustrated work.
Reverse side is printed.

15 x 22 cm ( 5.9 x 8.7 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC2525


"Valley of Voona, Feejee I. "(Fiji)

Steel engraving by Jordon & Halpin after A.T. Agate ca 1845.

11.9 x 18.1 cm ( 4.7 x 7.1 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC25551


S.M.Kalakau, roi des iles Sandwich.
Princess Emma, femme de Kamehameha IV, Keclikolani, femme du roi defunt, Likiliki soer du roi.

Cocaban, roi des iles Fidji, Kausa, gouveneur d une des iles, Lydia, reine des Iles Fidji.

Wood engravings by Chapon after E. Bocourt from a French illustrated work dated 1881.
Reverse side is printed. Some very minor spottin.

26.5 x 22 cm ( 10.4 x 8.6 ")

$ 80.00

Order Nr. USAPACIFIC2050


Above: “Aseroe rubra" commonly known as anemone stinkhorn

Below: “Araignee que les Caledoniens mangent" Spider which the Caledonians eat

Copper etching. From “Atlas du Voyage a la recherche de la Perouse". Plate 12. Published in Paris, 1798

After James Cook had set a milestone for discovering, the French government (Louis XVI) felt ignited to draw even and assembled a high class group of scientists around Captain Jean-Francois de Galaup de la Perouse (1741 - 1788). La Perouse sailed with two ships, the “Astrolabe" and the “Boussole" 1785 into the Pacific.

One small foxing spot. Otherwise very good.

Page size 50 x 33 cm (19.7 x 13")

$ 130.00

Order Nr.SOUTHPACIFIC2553


“Effets des Habitans des Iles des Amis". objects of utility of the people of the Friendly Islands

Copper etching. From “Atlas du Voyage a la recherche de la Perouse". Plate 31. Published in Paris, 1798

After James Cook had set a milestone for discovering, the French government (Louis XVI) felt ignited to draw even and assembled a high class group of scientists around Captain Jean-Francois de Galaup de la Perouse (1741 - 1788). La Perouse sailed with two ships, the “Astrolabe" and the “Boussole" 1785 into the Pacific.

Good condition.

Page size 50 x 33 cm (19.7 x 13")

$ 130.00

Order Nr.SOUTHPACIFIC2549


“Effets des Habitans des Iles des Amis". Objects of utility and jewelry of the Friendly Islands

Copper etching after the design by Peree. From “Atlas du Voyage a la recherche de la Perouse". Plate 32. Published in Paris, 1798

After James Cook had set a milestone for discovering, the French government (Louis XVI) felt ignited to draw even and assembled a high class group of scientists around Captain Jean-Francois de Galaup de la Perouse (1741 - 1788). La Perouse sailed with two ships, the “Astrolabe" and the “Boussole" 1785 into the Pacific.

Good condition except for crease in lower area.

Page size 50 x 33 cm (19.7 x 13")

$ 130.00

Order Nr.SOUTHPACIFIC2548


“Effets des Habitans des Iles des Amis" Objects of utility of the people of the Friendly Isdlands.

Copper etching after the design by Peree. From “Atlas du Voyage a la recherche de la Perouse". Plate 33. Published in Paris, 1798

After James Cook had set a milestone for discovering, the French government (Louis XVI) felt ignited to draw even and assembled a high class group of scientists around Captain Jean-Francois de Galaup de la Perouse (1741 - 1788). La Perouse sailed with two ships, the “Astrolabe" and the “Boussole" 1785 into the Pacific.

Good condition.

Page size 50 x 33 cm (19.7 x 13")

$ 130.00

Order Nr. SOUTHPACIFIC2547


“Effets des sauvages de la Nouvelle Caledonie" Objects of utility of the people of New Caledonia (belonging to France)

Copper etching. From “Atlas du Voyage a la recherche de la Perouse". Plate 37. Published in Paris, 1798

After James Cook had set a milestone for discovering, the French government (Louis XVI) felt ignited to draw even and assembled a high class group of scientists around Captain Jean-Francois de Galaup de la Perouse (1741 - 1788). La Perouse sailed with two ships, the “Astrolabe" and the “Boussole" 1785 into the Pacific.

Vertical crease top to bottom

Page size 50 x 33 cm (19.7 x 13")

$ 130.00

Order Nr SOUTHPACIFIC2545


“Effets des auvages de la Nouvelle Caledonie" and “Huttes des sauvages de la Nouvelle Caledonie". Objects of utility and huts of the people in New Caledonia

Copper etching after Labillardiere. From “Atlas du Voyage a la recherche de la Perouse". Plate 38. Published in Paris, 1798

After James Cook had set a milestone for discovering, the French government (Louis XVI) felt ignited to draw even and assembled a high class group of scientists around Captain Jean-Francois de Galaup de la Perouse (1741 - 1788). La Perouse sailed with two ships, the “Astrolabe" and the “Boussole" 1785 into the Pacific.

Vertical crease top to bottom

Page size 50 x 33 cm (19.7 x 13")

$ 130.00

Order Nr SOUTHPACIFIC2544


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