Religion

  • # 20078

    DUREL, John (editor) [Queen's Binder B]

    [FINE BINDING]. Liturgia, seu liber precum communium, et administrationis sacramentorum,

    aliorumque rituum atque ceremoniarum ecclesiae, juxta usum ecclesiae Anglicanae una cum Psalterio seu Psalmis Davidis, ea functatione distinctis, qua cantari aut Recitari debent in Ecclesiis. London : excudit Rogerus Nortonus, regius in Latinis, Græcis & Hebraicis typographus; væneuntque apud Sam. Mearne, regium bibliopolam in Vico vulgariter dicto Little-Britain, 1670. Octavo, fine English ‘drawer-handle’ binding of elaborate …

  • # 20066

    MURRAY, Rev. Thos. Boyles

    [BOUNTY] Pitcairn : the island, the people, and the pastor.

    To which is added a short notice of the original settlement and present condition of Norfolk Island. London : Society for promoting Christian Knowledge, [1858]. Tenth edition. Duodecimo, original blind blocked blue cloth boards (lightly rubbed) with gilt design of the Bounty to upper board and gilt lettering and designs of breadfruit and Norfolk Island …

  • # 19439

    BRUEYRE, Benjamin (1810-1880), et al.

    Dictionarium Latino-Nankinense. / Dialogi Nankinensi lingua. / Dictionarium Latino Nankinense. Juxta materiarum ordinem dispositum.

    An extremely rare Nanjing Mandarin-Latin dictionary, accompanied by its two scarcely-recorded supplementary works (a chrestomathy and a glossary in the same languages). All three works were compiled and printed by the Jesuit missionary Benjamin Brueyre and his Chinese assistants in the small seminary at Wamdam, near Shanghai. I. Dictionarium Latino-Nankinense. Wam-dom A. M. D. G. 1846, scribebant Semin. Nank. Alumni. …

  • # 19630

    Agostino (Agostinho) Villa, Giovanni (João) (1752–1803); Corrêa Valente, Manoel (1735–1804)

    Two autograph letters sent by Lazarist missionaries at Macau to an influential Portuguese noblewoman, the Countess de Redondo, in 1785.

    In 1783, at the instigation of Queen Maria I, Portugal introduced a series of measures which were intended to bolster the economic, political, social, cultural and religious situation in its colony at Macau. Among these were the replacement of the fragile military garrison by a company of 150 soldiers from Goa, and the appointment, by the Queen …

  • # 19427

    KANGXI, Emperor of China (1654-1722); MILNE, William (1785-1822) (translator)

    The sacred edict, containing sixteen maxims of the Emperor Kang-hi,

    amplified by his son, the Emperor Yoong-ching; together with a paraphrase on the whole, by a Mandarin. Translated from the Chinese original, and illustrated with notes, by the Rev. William Milne, Protestant Missionary at Malacca. Shanghai : American Presbyterian Mission Press, 1870. Second edition. Octavo, half morocco over marbled papered boards (heavily rubbed, upper board with …

  • # 19437

    MEDHURST, W.H. (Walter Henry) (1796-1857)

    On the true meaning of the word Shin, as exhibited in the quotations adduced under that word in the Chinese imperial thesaurus, called the Pei-wan-yun-foo.

    Translated by W.H. Medhurst. Shanghae : Printed at the Mission Press, 1849. Octavo, original printed yellow wrappers (the brittle paper with chipped edges, some loss to lower wrapper), pp 88; a very good copy; housed in a clam shell box of half morocco over marbled papered boards. Scarce Shanghai imprint. A largely theological investigation of …

  • # 19799

    FLYNN, John, Rev.

    The Inlander. A Magazine with no Magazine’s Habits. North Australia Centenary Number. September 1924.

    Sydney : Home Mission Board of the Presbyterian Church of Australia, 1924. New Series no. 1, September 1924. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers, 104 pp, illustrated with photographic plates, maps; a fine copy.

  • # 19800

    FLYNN, John, Rev.

    The Inlander. A Voice from the Uttermost Frontiers of Settlement in Australia. Central Australia / A.I.M. Medical Service number. October 1927.

    Sydney : Home Mission Board of the Presbyterian Church of Australia, 1927. New Series no. 19, October 1927. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers, 96 pp, illustrated with photographic plates, maps; a fine copy.

  • # 19801

    FLYNN, John, Rev.

    Northern Territory and Central Australia : a call to the Church.

    Sydney : Angus & Robertson Ltd., 1912. First edition. Octavo, original printed wrappers (sunned, paper chipped at head of spine), frontispiece portrait of Flynn, 46 pp, with 15 photographic plates, folding map; a fine copy; A.I.M. compliments slip loosely enclosed.

  • # 19668

    CAREFOOTE, Pearce J.

    Flickering of the flame. Print and the Reformation

    Toronto : Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, 2017. Narrow folio, illustrated wrappers, pp. 172, illustrated. Exhibition catalogue. ‘Among the highlights of this exhibition will be late Medieval vernacular texts, popular among the Humanists; early pamphlets by Luther and his associates; classics of the Continental Reformation, such as Calvin’s definitive 1559 edition of the Institutes; a …

  • # 19366

    PERRY, Bishop Charles et al

    The Melbourne Church of England Messenger

    Melbourne : Church of England Book Depot, 1850. Vol. I. Octavo, publisher’s purple cloth, paper title label, frontispiece engraving of St Paul’s Melbourne by Thomas Ham, pp. vi; 340. The first volume and a scarce early Melbourne imprint, A total of four volume of the first series were published and a new series begun in …

  • # 19836

    JOHNSON, James; JOHNSON, Cecil

    The Book of Ruth

    San Francisco : The Windsor Press, [n.d.]. Duodecimo (130 x 100 mm), publisher’s original parchment paper over boards, printed in orange, blue, and gilt (cracking between spine and upper board, slight creasing to bottom right corner of boards, some discolouration around edges), [30] pp, with frontispiece etching in 4 colors, text printed in black and …

  • # 19446

    CLAUS, Josephus Ignatius (1691 - 1775)

    Spicilegium concionatorium,

    hoc est conceptus morales pro cathedra, quos ad instruendam in fide christiano-catholica plebem … Augustae Vindelicorum et Dilingae [i.e. Augsburg and Dillingen] : Joannis Caspari Bencard, 1753. Folio, contemporary full calf, spine with title label and gilt ornamentation (stained dull), title page in red and black, with manuscript ‘Ex Libris Congregationis Missionis Domus [Oriensis scratched out] …

  • # 19444

    PARIS, Matthæus (circa 1200 - 1259); WATS, William (circa 1590 - 1649)

    Matthaei Paris, monachi Albanensis Angli, Historia major.

    Juxta exemplar Londinense 1640. verbatim recusa. Et cum Rogeri Wendoveri, Willielmi Rishangeri, authorisque majori minorique historiis, chronicisque mss. in Bibliotheca Regia, Collegii Corporis Christi Cantabrigiae, Cottoniaque, fideliter collata. Huic editioni accesserunt, duorum Offarum Merciorum regum; & viginti trium Abbatum S. Albani vitae. Una cum libro additamentorum. Per eundem authorem. Editore Willielmo Wats S.T.D. Qui & …

  • # 19441

    HOOKER, Richard (1554 - 1600)

    The works of that learned and judicious divine, Mr. Richard Hooker, in eight books of ecclesiastical polity, compleated out of his own manuscripts;

    with several other treatises by the same author, and an account of his life and death. London : printed by R. White for Rob. Scot, Tho. Basset, John Wright and Rich. Chiswel, 1676. Folio, contemporary full calf (lightly scuffed), armorial coat of arms of the 3rd Viscount Moore, Earl of Drogheda, bookplate to pastedown of Franz …

  • # 19184

    SAINT-EXUPERY, Antoine de (1900-1944)

    Terre des hommes. Avec des lithographies de Benno Vigny

    Paris : Gallimard, 1946. Special edition limited to 36 examples accompanied by a portfolio of Vigny’s lithographic illustrations; 8 examples are hors commerce (I-VIII) and 28 numbered 1-28; this copy is unnumbered. Two volumes large quarto, both in original card covers in matching orange chemise; the book volume is printed on vélin blanc, with 45 …