STOKES, John Lort (1811-1885)

Discoveries in Australia : with an account of the coasts and rivers explored and surveyed during the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle in the years 1837-38-39-40-41-42-43, by command of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, also, a narrative of Captain Owen Stanley’s visits to the islands in the Arafura Sea.

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BROOKES' PHOTOGRAPHIC UNION [BROOKES, Albert Edward; BROOKES, Frederick Augustus]

PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM] Gippsland through the camera.

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SCHROETER, Frederic Christian Gotthelf (1786-1820); MARSHMAN, John Clark & CAREY, William (eds.)

A Dictionary of the Bhotanta or Boutan language. Printed from a manuscript copy made by the late Rev. Frederic Christian Gotthelf Schroeter. Edited by John Marshman. To which is prefixed a grammar of the Bhotanta language. Edited by W. Carey.

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GOODE, Bernard (1834-1897)

An exceptionally rare Australian double portrait photograph, circa 1865.

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Mentrida, Alonso de

Ritval para administrar [sic] los Santos Sacramentos sacado casi todo del ritual romano, y lo de mas del Ritual Indico. Con algunas advertencias necessarias para la administración de los Santos Sacramentos. Con una declaración sumaria de lo que las religiones mendicantes pueden en las Indias por privilegio apostolicos, los cuales se train a la letra.

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Garcia Racimo, Juan

Carta que escriuio el P. Fr. Iuan Garcia Racimo, Religioso descalço de la Orden de N.P.S. Francisco, y Procurador General de las Filipinas, en que da quenta a su Prouincial de las cosas sucedidas en las Islas Filipinas, Iapon, y China, y otras partes del Asia, y de como se aparecio N. Senora en Cabite, encima del tejado del Conuento de S. Diego, que lo estauan acanoneando, y recibia en sus manos las balas, y las boluia a los enemigos.

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Herrera, Baltasar de

Sermones varios, predicados en esta Ciudad de Manila por el illustrissimo Señor D. F. Baltasar de Herrera. Religioso antes del Orden de S. Augustin, y después de los Descalzos de S. Francisco. Obispo electo de la Nueva Caceres en estas Islas Philipinas. Dedicados a la Reyna Nuestra Señora Doña Mariana de Austria.

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Juan de las Indias, Preste (pseud.) [Morales, Luis de, attributed]

Respvesta del serenissimo señor Preste-Juan de las Indias. A vna carta del ilvstrissimo don Fray Gines Barrientos, Dominico, Obispo Auxiliar del Titulo de Troya, en las Islas Philipinas … …

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Featured Catalogue | Catalogue 75

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

We are proud to present our latest catalogue, Catalogue 75.

You can download the catalogue here

or visit the category Catalogue 75 on our website

Highlights are a first edition of Richard Eden’s Decades of the Newe Worlde (1555), the first collection of voyages in English; a first edition of the first book on Australia, Pelsaert’s narrative of the wreck of the Batavia (1647); three VOC Batavian imprints (1668-69), the earliest known examples of printing in the East Indies; a first edition of Sparrman’s account of Cook’s second voyage, with specimens of tapa cloth collected on the voyage in Tahiti and Tonga; an 1860s photograph album of Hong Kong, Shanghai and Siam; and the Kelmscott Chaucer, recognised as “the finest book printed since the Gutenberg Bible”. The catalogue covers a wide range of subjects including exploration, missionaries, ethnology, ornithology, literature, linguistics and 20th century art.

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