THORPE, Ashley; McCOLLIN, W.H.
Log book of the barque “Hippalos” (Sydney), for voyages between New South Wales and New Zealand, including her final voyage on which she was shipwrecked on November 20 1909.
Unique manuscript record of Australian-New Zealand maritime commerce prior to World War One – with an unexpected and dramatic conclusion! [Sydney : Turner & Henderson, … Nautical Stationers …, 1909]. Large quarto log book, original cloth backed papered boards with Turner & Henderson label to upper board (heavily rubbed and stained), containing the trans-Tasman voyage …
BEIT, Henry (1826-1881); SANDILANDS, Edward Vincent (1847-1871); GUTSCHMID, Felix von (1843-1905)
Group of correspondence from Henry Beit, land agent, Sydney, to E.V. Sandilands, cotton grower and Vice-Consul, Fiji. 1870-71.
Sydney businessman Henry Beit (1826-1881) was a land agent specialising in the sale of properties in outback New South Wales and Queensland, and also in the Fiji Islands. His correspondent, Edward Vincent Sandilands (1847-1871), was a young English cotton grower in the Yasawa Islands, Fiji, whose acquaintance Beit had presumably made when Sandilands had been …
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 edge is a delicate, folding …
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.
[TOGETHER WITH] Summario de las respuestas de el Pre’ Alonso Sanchez … … [AND] La inteligençia y estima que se debe tener de la obra de las yndias … … [18th century copy of a work originally written c. 1588]. Fols 32-43 and fols 44-54 from a larger work, manuscript in ink in a fine secretarial hand; bound in …
Alonso Sánchez, SJ
[MANUSCRIPT] Relatione delle Filippine ; e di quello che trattorono, e riportorono in Corte di Spagna,
e di Roma per mezzo del P. Alonso Sanchez Gesuita mandato dalla Republica di quell’ Isole. [Rome?, 1606]. Folio, marbled paper boards, gilt decorated morocco title label to front; front pastedown with ex libris of H.P. Kraus; ff 32, manuscript; clean and legible throughout. An account in Italian of the activities of the Spanish Jesuit missionary …
[MANUSCRIPT] Relatione della nuovo, e più remota Christianita dell’ Indie Occidentali delle Philippine, …
s.l., [17th century]. Folio, ff 16, manuscript in ink in a secretarial hand; in Italian; bound in modern marbled papered boards, leather title label lettered in gilt; ex libris of H.P. Kraus to pastedown. Contains four early reports, apparently written by a Jesuit (the last page concludes with Laus Deo). The first (fols 38–41r) is an …
[Manila], s.n., [c.1615]. Folio, ff , manuscript in ink in a secretarial hand on laid paper; foliation 32-35; recto of fourth leaf blank, verso with contemporary annotation ‘sobre el trato de filipinas’; originally folded for despatch; accompanied by a previous bookseller’s extensive scholarly notes; housed in a cloth portfolio, with a half calf protective case, spine lettered …
Cerezo de Salamanca, Juan
[MANUSCRIPT] Traslado de la Ressidencia Original que el Señor Don Iuan Cereso Salamanca gouernador y Capitan general de estas islas philipinas y presidente de la Audiencia y Chancilleria …
de la año de 1626 hasta el de 1632 … Title to front: Traslado de la Residencia original que el señor don Ju<an>o Çerezo de Salamanca Gouern<ad> ory Capitan General de estas Yslas philipinas … tomo á D<on> Juan Niño de Tauora Gou<ernad>or … [14 July 1633]. Folio, original limp vellum (marked and stained), spine and cover with …
[MANUSCRIPT] Petition to Pope Innocent XI regarding the detention of bishop François Pallu in the Philippines.
[s.l.], 10 September 1677. Folio, folded leaf of laid paper, manuscript in ink in a fine secretarial hand; last page blank; housed in a cloth portfolio with a half calf protective case, spine lettered in gilt. The French bishop François Pallu, a Jesuit and one of the founders of the Society of Foreign Missions (Paris) had been on …
[Manila], 1680-85. Folio, ff 2 [the last blank], manuscript in ink in a secretarial hand; bound in modern marbled papered boards, leather title label lettered in gilt. Complaints against the governor (possibly Juan de Vargas y Hurtado) and other officials because of abuses and raising imposts, claiming, amongst other matters, that the governor in such a remote …
Borja y Aragon, Francisco de
Manila, June 22, 1682. Folio, 2pp (single leaf), manuscript in ink in a fine secretarial hand on both sides; in Spanish; bound in modern marbled papered boards, leather title label lettered in gilt. A very early letter regarding the Mission in the Marianas. Signed by Jesuit Padre Francisco de Borja y Aragon, and addressed to the Duchess de Aveiro, it …
Manila, June 24, 1684. Folio, pp 2 (single folded leaf), manuscript in ink on rice paper; in Spanish; housed in a cloth portfolio with a half calf protective case, spine lettered in gilt. A very early autograph letter signed by the Jesuit Padre Francisco Salgado, to the Duchess de Aveiro, giving interesting news of the Mariana and Chinese …
[MANUSCRIPT] Letter from Padre Jacinto Garcia to Padre Geronimo Guerreras of the Society of Jesus in Madrid, concerning the Chinese Mission.
Manila, 29 May, 1685. Autograph letter signed. Folio, 1 page, rice paper, manuscript in ink, in Spanish (outer margin damaged); loose in a cloth portfolio. Translation: ‘I received your letter [of] last year … and was comforted to have your good news … It seems that you commended your letter to the care of an Angel, …
[MANUSCRIPT] Five documents, including a Memorial to the Pope, regarding the administration of the Philippine Church and secular authorities.
Rome ; Madrid ; Manila, 1685-86. Folio, ff 10, manuscripts in ink in several secretarial hands; loose in a buckram portfolio, front lettered in gilt; ex libris label of H.P. Kraus inside portfolio. Five items all concerned with the Pardo controversy (see Blair and Robertson, XXXIX, pp. 149-275). Item 1: Rome, 3 June 1685. Memorial to …
Klein, Paul (Clain, Pablo), 1652-1717
Manuscript leaf containing a short account in Latin of the long letter of Fr Paul Klein regarding Palau.
[s.l. : c.1697]. Small quarto, modern marbled papered boards with morocco title label lettered in gilt, pastedown with ex libris of H.P. Kraus; single leaf of laid paper, manuscript in Latin recto and verso; the folio number ‘691’ recto; in fine condition. The Czech Jesuit missionary, botanist and writer Paul Klein (Pablo Clain) served as rector …
Viana, Francisco Leandro de (1730-1804)
de la necesidad de abandonarlas o mantenerlas con fuerzas respetables: de los inconvenientes de lo primero, y ventajas de lo segundo; de lo que pueden producir a la Real Hacienda, de la navegación, extensión, y utilidad de su Comercio: con reflexiones que convencen la utilidad de formar una Compañía vajo Real Protección … … Manila, 10 …