TOURNON, Charles-Thomas (Carlo Tommaso) Maillard de (1668-1710); THOMAS, Antoine (1644-1709)

[MANUSCRIPTS] Copy of a report by Cardinal Maillard de Tournon sent from Macau to the Propaganda Fide, 1705; [together with] Supplicatio facta Imperatori, being a copy of a document relating to Tournon’s imprisonment at Macau, by Antoine Thomas and others [1707]

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Nicetto, Juan Bautista; Fortet, Pierre Paulle (translator)

[MANUSCRIPT] Briefue Relacion de ce qu’il y a de plus remarquable dans la grande Chine, envoyée par le R.R.P.P. Jean Baptiste Nicetto Missionaire Apostolique dans ce grand Empire, & traduitte fort fidelement de l’Espagnol en langue française.

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CASTORANO, Carolus Horatii a (Carolo Orazi di), 1673-1755

[MANUSCRIPT] Jesus. Maria. Joseph. Grammatica, seu Manuductio ad Linguam Sinicam addiscendam. Absoluto Dictionario Latino-Italo-Sinico quia Deus dignatur mihi concedere adhuc Vitam, et Salutem, necessaria duxi eidem ulterius adjungere seu Grammaticam seu Manuductionem ad Linguam Sinicam facilius addiscondam, ut novi Patus Missionarii in hoc Imperis Sinensi de omnibus sufficienter sint …

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Abel-Rémusat, Jean-Pierre (1788-1832)

[MANUSCRIPT] Vocabularium Sinico-Latinum, characteres circiter 1700 explicatos praebens. Kalendis VIIis, CIƆ’IƆCCCX

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Featured Acquisition

Tracey Moffatt : Something More No. 1

In celebration of the opening tonight of Tracey Moffatt’s exhibition ‘My Horizon’ at the Australian Pavilion of the Venice Biennale, Douglas Stewart Fine Books is pleased to offer for sale Something More No. 1, the artist’s iconic self-portrait, and one of the most well known images in Australian photography.

In Moffatt’s groundbreaking series of photographs Something More, the story of a young Aboriginal woman’s exploration of identity, sexuality and belonging are laid out in a sequence of staged scenes, composed as if stills from a lost film. The first image, offered here, synthesises the themes of the series, and has thus has become recognised internationally as one of the most significant photographs by a contemporary artist.

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