NEWELL, J. E. (James Edward)
(by J.E. Newell). O le lomiga fou, 1904. Sydney, NSW : William Brooks & Co., Ltd., 1904. “Printed for the Samoan District Committee of the London Missionary Society, May, 1901. Revised 1904. Third edition.” Octavo, original cloth-backed printed papered boards (rubbed and stained; original owner’s name F. W. Hunt to upper board; substantial loss of …
[WESLEYAN MISSIONARY SOCIETY]; TURNER, Nathaniel; SIMPSON, William
Two entire letters sent from Hobart Town to London, both written in a neat secretarial hand on 3 sides of one folded folio sheet, addressed to ‘The General Secretaries of the Wesleyan Missionary Society, Centenary Hall, Bishopsgate Street within, London’, stamped in red and dated 1843; the address panels are annotated by the sender ‘VDL Minutes No. …
[YORKE, C. E.]
Manuscript letter from the Anglican parishioners of Casterton, Victoria, to Rev. C. E. Yorke, accompanying a presentation made to him in July 1871, prior to his departure from the Wannon.
Foolscap folio bifolium (267 x 212 mm),  pp, manuscript in ink, written on the first side only; headed ‘Casterton, Victoria, 15th July 1871’, addressed ‘To The Revd Mr. C. E. Yorke’ and signed by 26 of his Wannon district; original folds, in very good condition. ‘Revd. & Dear Sir, We the undersigned residents of …
Edison, N.J. : Castle Books, 1991. Octavo, boards in dustjacket (spine sunned), pp. xxviii; 426, edges browned, a very good copy. Modern edition of one of Crowley’s rarest occult works.
MOTT, John R. (Raleigh) (1865-1955)
/ na Dr. J. R. Mott i tuhituhi ; na Pererika H. Peneha i whakamaori. Ki te hiahia tetahi tangata ki etahi me tuku mai ia te toru kapa mo te kape kotahi ; i te hereni mo nga ono kape, ki a Rev. F.H. Spencer, Whanganui. Gisborne, N.Z. : Na Te Wiremu Hapata i …
New York : St. Martin’s Press, 2000 (reprint). Octavo, boards in dustjacket, remainder mark to lower edge, pp. viii; 484, light handling wear, illustrated.
San Francisco : Weiser, circa 2010. Octavo, illustrated wrappers, pp. 196. Facsimile of the original 1913 edition.
SEMMLER, H. E.; HOFF, A. B. C. (Carl); [DULDIG FAMILY]
Koonibba Mission, South Australia : a small archive of private photographs, sent by Nurse Semmler to members of the Duldig family, 1924-29.
Group of 14 (fourteen) gelatin silver prints, various formats up to 85 x 110 mm, printed on Kodak paper; thirteen are inscribed verso in fountain pen or pencil by the Mission Nurse, Miss H. E. Semmler, most with a caption describing what is happening in the photograph, and a short greeting addressed either to her friends, …
[RENNIE, Charles, 1848-1930]
[MELBOURNE] Illuminated address for Charles Rennie Esq., presented by the minister and parishioners of the Presbyterian Church, Brighton. October, 1886.
Large folio portfolio (490 x 390 mm), full crushed red morocco elaborately gilt (lightly scuffed, worn at corners and spine ends), front board lettered ‘To Charles Rennie, Esq. / Presbyterian Church, Brighton, October 12th 1886’; gilt dentelles and silk-lined inner front board; the illuminated address itself, expressing the gratitude of ‘the Elders, Managers, Members and …
Photographer unknown. [KINGSMILL, Charles, Rev. Canon]
A woman and her dog posing in front of a kangaroo-skin backdrop. Goulburn, New South Wales, circa 1905.
Silver gelatin print photograph, 65 x 100 mm; printed on postcard stock (89 x 139 mm); a brief message in ink on the front of the card – no doubt in the hand of the woman in the photograph – reads: ‘I find I can’t get round this evening. So sorry – love, A. S.’; …
JONES, William (printer)
Sydney : [William] Jones, Printer, Bridge-street, [circa 1835]. Pair of broadsides, each 450 x 390 mm, printed on letterpress; both examples with an old central horizontal fold and toning, the Morning Prayer sheet with some insect damage around the fold and at top right corner (no loss of text); both unmounted. These rare companion broadsides were …
Melbourne : Collins Dove, 1991. Quarto, boards in dustjacket, pp. 151, illustrated. “Painting has become a powerful vehicle for the transmission of a culture: the myths, stories and practices reverenced by particular groups are encoded in the images in paint on boards and canvases to be revealed in layers to those who can see. This …
KANGXI, Emperor of China (1654-1722); BALLER, F. W. (translator)
Shanghai : American Presbyterian Mission Press, 1907. Second edition, revised. Octavo, half calf over pebbled cloth (scuffed), contrasting Morocco title labels lettered in gilt, marbled edges, pp. viii; 216, internally clean, a very good copy. The Sacred edict (Shengyu) is a series of maxims for proper conduct issued by the Kangxi emperor in 1670. This …
British and Foreign Bible Society.
[NEW GUINEA; MISSIONS] Buki tabu lowaenei : Nugana, Si apwesa, Loina, Ruta, Esiteri, Salamo, Isaia, Iona.
[=Old Testament. Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Ruth, Esther, Psalms, Isaiah, and Jonah in Dobu]. London : British and Foreign Bible Society, 1919. Octavo (210 x 140 mm), original limp black roan, spine titled in gilt, 361 pp; a fine copy; from The Papuan Collection of Charles Fletcher (Melbourne), his bookplate to the front free-endpaper. Dobu (or …
WEBB, T. T.
/ Ninth Methodist Laymen’s Memorial Lecture delivered by T.T. Webb, Wesley Church, Monday 26th March 1934. [Melbourne] : Methodist Laymen’s Missionary Movement, . First edition. Octavo (210 x 140 mm), publisher’s printed brown wrappers, stapled; pp 39, map; scattered foxing.
Memoir of Thomas Hamitah Patoo : a native of the Marquesas Islands, who died June 19, 1823, while a member of the Foreign Mission School in Cornwall, Connecticut.
New York : American Tract Society, 144 Nassau-street, . At foot of wrapper title: Series IV., no. 1. Duodecimo (132 x 85 mm), illustrated yellow wrappers, stitch bound; original owner’s name (Charles A. Pierce, Groton, Mass.) to both sides of the upper wrapper; lower wrapper with publisher’s advertisement and Fanshaw, printer at foot; pp 36, …