Memorial que la Ciudad y Comercio de Manila, Cabeza, y las mas principal de las Islas Philipinas,
pone a las reales plantas de su Majestad, con el mayor rendimiento, por medio de sus Diputados, arreglado a los Autos remitidos por le Virrey de Nueva-España; ordenes, y antecedentes de esta materia, refiriendo por mayor en defensa de las Islas quinto ha ocurrido desde su Conquista en razón de…
Wissenschaftlicher Hausbedarf für die Jugend. Eine kleine Handbibliothek in 21 Bändchen
enthaltend diejenigen Kenntnisse welche jeder gebildete Mensch wissen muss. Nürnberg : bei Friedrich Campe, 1821. Twenty-one booklets, square duodecimo, in the original uniform green papered boards, each with the original printed label to the front listing the individual volume number and its subject; various paginations from 30 to 64 pages; with…
[England] : Henry Augustus Thompson, 1853. Manuscript and watercolour map on card with the blindstamp of de la Rue Co, London, 450 x 570 mm (sheet), light surface soiling, old pin holes to corners, fine. A charming and unique manuscript map of the world in two hemispheres, with detailed decorative border…
[ART DECO] Vanity Fair. February, 1932.
New York : Condé Nast Publications, Inc., February, 1932. Large quarto (325 x 250 mm), original pictorial wrappers, 88 pp, illustrated in colour and black-and-white; in superb condition, and featuring a stunning cover design by Mexican artist José Miguel Covarrubias – a caricature of actress Greta Garbo.
[CINEMA; AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES] The Blonde Captive
[Los Angeles, California] : Columbia Pictures, . Monochrome daybill for the film The Blonde Captive (1932), 280 x 350 mm, printed in sepia ink on light card; light foxing to lower edge, pin holes in each corner, otherwise in excellent condition. Exhibited: Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney. ‘Taboo’, curated by…
History of the Union Jack of Great Britain.
A handmade pedagogical aid for explaining the Union Jack. [Australia? United Kingdom?] : [s.n.], [circa 1830]. Wallet of marbled card, 95 x 130 mm folded, opening to 95 x 375 mm; the inner centre panel of thick card is painted with the cross of St. Andrew; affixed to its left…
The Chinese Jews
Shanghai : printed by The China Press [for The Society for the Rescue of the Chinese Jews?], 1926. Large octavo, original printed speckled blue wrappers (lightly foxed, chipped at crown and foot of spine), inside front wrapper with the Australian ex libris of the Rabbi Leib A. Falk (his collection…
La razon en las Medidas, y en el mismo Hecho la Prueba … La N. C. y Comercio de Manila.
Manila : impresso con las Licencias necessarias, en el Convento de Nuestra Señora de Loreto del Pueblo de Sampaloc, 1737. (Colophon). Folio, later full crushed red morocco, upper board with Spanish royal arms in gilt at centre and ornamental gilt border, spine with raised bands, gilt lettering and ornament, gilt dentelles;…
Indiae orientalis (Small Voyages), Parts IV-XI.
The first Latin editions of Parts IV-XI (eight parts in two volumes) of one of the most important collections of voyages published in the Age of Discovery, primarily devoted to the exploration of the East Indies and containing 140 engraved plates and maps illustrating voyages to the Spice Islands, India,…
[Melbourne : Australian Print Workshop, 2018). Etching, 145 x 195 mm (image), 255 x 290 mm (paper), edition 17/20, signed lower right. An exquisitely detailed abstract organic work by noted contemporary visual artist Patricia Piccinini. Exhibited : Impressions 2018, Australian Print Workshop (the edition sold out on opening night).
The Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay (coloured edition)
with an account of the establishment of the Colonies of Port Jackson & Norfolk Island; compiled from authentic papers, which have been obtained from the several departments, to which are added, the journals of Lieuts. Shortland, Watts, Ball, & Capt. Marshall; with an account of their new discoveries. London :…
A Journal of a Voyage round the World in His Majesty’s Ship Endeavour, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, and 1771;
Undertaken in Pursuit of Natural Knowledge, at the Desire of the Royal Society: containing All the various Occurrences of the Voyage, with Descriptions of several new discovered Countries in the Southern Hemisphere; and Accounts of their Soil and Productions; and of many Singularities in the Structure, Apparel, Customs, Manners, Policy,…
The Clarke brothers, bushrangers, photographed in Braidwood Gaol in May, 1867, soon after their capture.Read more
THE NONPARIEL PHOTOGRAPHIC CO.
Views of Fremantle, Western Australia by The Nonpariel Photographic Co.Read more
JOHNSTONE, O'SHANNESSY & CO.
Photograph of the R.H. Horne portrait medallion by Charles Summers, Melbourne, circa 1865.Read more
DUFTY, Francis Herbert (1846-1910)
Photographic portrait of a Tokelau woman from the Line Islands, circa 1875.Read more
Columbia Pictures [U.S.A.]
[CINEMA; AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES] The Blonde CaptiveRead more
PICCININI, Patricia (1965 - )
CHINA INLAND MISSION
Missionaries and mission stations of the China Inland Mission, with suggested order for daily prayerRead more
Le petit LapeyrouseRead more
Ramusio, Giovanni Battista
Primo volume et quarta edizione. Delle Navigationi et viaggi raccolto da m. Gio. Batt. Ramusio et con molti vaghiRead more
Sánchez, Alonso, SJ, 1547-1593
[MANUSCRIPT] Razonamiento que el P[adr]e Alonso Sanchez … hizo en vna Real Junta sobre el derecho con q[ue] su M[agestad] esta y proçede en las Philipinas.Read more
Alonso Sánchez, SJ
[MANUSCRIPT] Relatione delle Filippine ; e di quello che trattorono, e riportorono in Corte di Spagna,Read more
[MANUSCRIPT] Relatione della nuovo, e più remota Christianita dell’ Indie Occidentali delle Philippine, …Read more
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New York International Antiquarian Book Fair
7 – 10 March 2019 Book lovers will find a fascinating treasure trove at the Park Avenue Armory. Over 200 American and international dealers will exhibit at The ABAA New York International Antiquarian Book Fair, bringing a vast selection of rare books, maps, manuscripts, illuminated manuscripts and ephemera. The diversity of specialties includes art, medicine, literature, photography, …Read more
Books and manuscripts relating to the Philippine Islands, 16th to early 20th century.Read more