[PRIMITIVE METHODIST MISSIONARY SOCIETY]
[London : Primitive Methodist Missionary Society, 1890 – 1900]. Wooden collection box, 155 x 100 x 65 mm, original chromolithographed label to front, worded ‘Primitive Methodist Missionary Society / Offerings for Home and Colonial Work / Go ye therefore and make disciples of all the nations, beginning from Jerusalem’; underside with remnants of old paper …
LANG, John Dunmore, Rev. (1799-1878)
A sermon, preached on Sunday, June 15, 1823, to the congregation of Scots Presbyterians, in Sydney, New South Wales; preparatory to the building of a Scots church.
Sydney : printed by Robert Howe, 1823. Octavo, gilt-lettered quarter morocco over red cloth; pp.18, printed letterpress; inscribed by John Dunmore Lang at the head of title page (slightly trimmed) ‘To the Revd. J. [W?]. Adamson. With the Author’s kindest wishes’; a few typographical corrections in Lang’s hand; a fine presentation copy. Ferguson 920. Printed by …
MENILEK, C. (pseud.)
par C. Menilek, citoyen de Brive, patriote du genre humain. A Perpignan : De l'imprimerie des C. Pourtet et Julia, an V de la République [1796 or 1797]. Octavo, disbound, original stitching, pp [1 title], [1 blank], 3-76, title leaf with scattered ink marks (affecting the first few leaves, but not the legibility of the text), …
LONDON MISSIONARY SOCIETY.
This vessel is now lying in the West India Export Dock, nearly ready for sea, and may be viewed by the Subscribers and Friends of the Missionary Society in all next week; that is to say, from Monday Morning, April the 2nd, to Saturday, April the 7th, 1838. By order of the Directors, John Arundel, …
Publications of the Woman’s Foreign Missionary Society of the Presbyterian Church and other helps to the study of missions.
Philadelphia : the Society, 1913. Narrow octavo, illustrated wrappers (with a photographs of a Chinese mother and her children), pp. 24. Catalogue of missionary publications on Africa, China, Japan, Lorea, the Philippines, Siam, Mexico, Syria, Muslim Lands, maps etc.
ACOSTA, Emanuel (1541-1604), et al.
Iesus. Cartas que los padres y hermanos de la Compañia de Iesus, que andan en los reynos de Iapon escriuieron a los de la misma Compañia,
desde el año de mil y quinientos y quare[n]ta y nueue, hasta el de mil y quinientos y setenta y uno : en las quales se da noticia de las varias costumbres y idolatrias de aquella gentilidad : y se cuenta el principio y successo y bondad de los Christianos de aquellas partes. En Alcala …
ZIEGLER, Hieronymus; BIRCK, Sixt; CROCUS, Cornelius; ZOVITIUS, Jacobus
[BINDING] Dramata sacra : comoediae atque tragoediae aliquot e Veteri Testamento desumptae, quibus praecipuae ipsius historiae ita eleganter in scenam producuntur, ut vix quicquam in hoc argumenti genere juventuti Christianae proponi utilius possit : magna parte nunc primum in lucem editae : earum vero catalogum statim a praefatione invenies.
Basileae : [Ex officina Joannis Oporini], . Duodecimo (163 x 98 mm), contemporary elaborately blind-tooled calf over wooden boards, both covers with floral decoration at centre within rectangular panel with triple fillet border, framed by a sequence of figural elements depicting Biblical scenes separated by narrow spaces with blind tooled lettering; the front cover has …
GRUNDEMANN, Reinhold (1836-1924)
entworfen und gezeichnet von Dr R. Grundemann, Hilfsprediger (Herbst 1862). Zu haben in den Missionshäusern zu Barmen, Basel, Berlin, Hermannsburg und Leipzig. Im Buchhandel bei H. Petersen in Halle. Der Reinertrag ist zum Besten der Mission bestimmt. Die Ausgabe in andern Sprachen ist vorbehalten. Leipzig : Geographisch-Lithographisches Institut H. Kunsch, [1862 or 1863]. First edition. Lithographed …
WILKINSON, M., Rev.
[Drop title]. Ipswich : Printed by R. Root, Cornhill, [c.1840]. Duodecimo pamphlet, unbound, original stitching, title leaf, pp 33-64; mild scattered foxing, a very good copy. An unrecorded pamphlet containing a missionary’s essay which contrasts Hindu religious practices with those of Christianity. The study refers to the teachings of the Rigveda, and comments on the …
WHEELER, Daniel (1771-1840)
Effects of the introduction of ardent spirits and implements of war amongst the natives of some of the South-Sea Islands and New South Wales
: extracted from the letters and Journal of Daniel Wheeler … recently returned from a religious visit to some of those places. London : Edward Marsh, 1843. Series: Society of Friends. London Yearly Meeting. Meeting for Sufferings. Tracts relative to the aborigines ; no. 2. Second edition. Octavo, disbound, 21 pp, a very good copy. …
DRUMMOND, H. N.
and description of S. Barnabas Chapel, Norfolk Island, dedicated to his memory. Cover title: Bishop Patteson : pioneer and martyr. With an account of the Memorial Chapel. Parkstone, U.K. : Ralph & Brown, 1930. Quarto, publisher’s printed card wrappers, a presentation copy inscribed by the author on the inner front wrapper, 45 pp, illustrated; contents clean …
McINTYRE, William (1805-1870); HOWE, Robert Charles (1820-1875), publisher
Sydney : R. Howe, “Gazette” office, Lower George-street, . At head of title: Lecture III. Duodecimo, original plain blue wrappers, hand-sewn, 24 pp; a fine copy. Ferguson, 3244. The third in the series Lectures on the Sabbath, which was also published, along with lectures by John Dunmore Lang, M.T. Adam, James Fullerton, and John Tait, in …
LANG, John Dunmore
Three lectures delivered in the Scots Church, Sydney, and the General Assembly’s Hall, Melbourne. Melbourne: Robert Mackay, Glasgow Book Warehouse, 1872. Octavo, printed yellow wrappers (central crease), 32 pp; a good clean copy. From the library of Tom Ramsay, his blindstamp to the front wrapper.
HAWKINS, Dexter Arnoll
An address before the Syracuse University, at Commencement, June 21, 1875. New York : Nelson & Phillips, 1875. Octavo, printed grey wrappers (chipped and lightly foxed), 28 pp; 19th century wet stamps of Colby University Library (Maine), scattered foxing; a fair copy. “This race does not possess the polish and vivacity of the French … …
LANG, John Dunmore
or, The reason why Presbyterian church union in Australia has hitherto proved a failure : a letter to the Rev. James Begg, D.D. &c., &c., Edinburgh. Glasgow : George Gallie, 1861. Octavo pamphlet, wrappers lightly foxed, original string binding (partially lacking), 38 pp; a good copy. Ferguson 11355. Written by Lang during his visit to Scotland …
LANG, John Dunmore, et al.
Occasioned by a recent discussion in the Legislative Council of New South Wales; and delivered in the Scots Church, Sydney, on Sabbath, July 18th, 1841, and the four following Sabbaths. By Ministers of the Presbyterian Church. Sydney : James Reading, 1841. Duodecimo, blue wrappers, 23 pp; a fine copy. The text of four sermons penned …