FARKAS, Paul, OFM
Pittsburgh, PA : Typecraft Press Inc., 1998. Octavo (225 x 150 mm), photographically illustrated stiff wrappers, pp , 47, with numerous b/w photographic illustrations, map; a fine copy. A first-hand account by a Franciscan missionary of the history of Catholic missions in the Southern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea, the first of which were …
[NEW GUINEA; CATHOLIC MISSIONS] Episcopal ordination of the Most Reverend Louis Vangeke, M.S.C., D.D. as auxiliary Bishop to the Most Reverend Virgil Copas, M.S.C., D.D. Archbishop of Port Moresby during the mass for Missionaries, Seminarians, and Novices celebrated by His Holiness Pope Paul VI, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney, Thursday 3rd December 1970.
[Drop title]. Sydney, NSW : The Papal Visit, Catholic Office. E. J. Dwyer, 1970. Small quarto (240 x 180 mm), self-wrappers (lightly marked), 28 pp, music notation; a very good copy. Trove locates only one copy (NLA).
A highly significant bibliographic treasure, with an association to one of the most important figures in the history of Australian exploration, Captain Matthew Flinders, RN (1774-1814), the navigator and cartographer who led the first circumnavigation of Australia and identified it as a continent. The Holy Bible, adapted to the Use of Schools and private families: Containing all …
BROWN, Rodger; HENDERSON, Margaret L. (editor)
[NEW GUINEA; MISSIONS] Talatala : Kath and Rodger Brown’s life in pre- and post-war PNG and their escape from the Japanese. (Signed copy)
Cover title: Talatala : An Australian missionary couple in PNG before, during and after the war. St. Morris, South Australia: Rodger Brown, 2001. First edition, limited to 40 copies. Large octavo (250 x 180 mm), publisher’s blue cloth over boards with gold lettering; inscribed by the author, a Methodist missionary, on the front free-endpaper ‘Best …
Translated from the French by Mary Guggenheim. Paris : Editions Atelier 74, 1980. Two volumes. large quarto (310 x 250 mm), publisher’s gilt-lettered cloth over boards, in pictorial dust jackets, pp 508, 582; illustrated in colour throughout; both volumes in fine condition – a superb set of this monumental and lavishly produced reference work.
GUTENBERG, Johannes (c. 1398 - 1468)
[Mainz : Johannes Gutenberg, circa 1454-55]. Single folio leaf. 371 x 300 mm, printed on recto and verso, black gothic lettering of forty-two lines in double columns, large two-line initial letters rubricated in red; light foxing and very small edge chips, remnants of binding along one edge with tiny fragments of manuscript binder’s waste (presumably from …
NOTT, Henry; HOWE, William; JOSEPH, Thomas (translators)
[BIBLE. TAHITIAN] Te Bibilia moa ra, oia te oia te Faufaa Tahito e te Faufaa Api ra : iritihia ei parau Tahiti. E ua faa au maite hia i na parau tumu ra, e ua hope hoi i te faa titiaifaro hia.
Lonedona : Neia e William Watts, na te Taieti Bibilia i Beritani e te mau penua ‘toa i faa tupu hia i Lonedona ra i te Matahiti 1804, 1847. [London : William Watts, for The British and Foreign Bible Society, 1847]. Thick octavo (217 x 135 mm), contemporary panelled calf by Watkins (rebacked preserving original spine …
W. AURISCH; [THATCHER, Griffithes Wheeler, 1863–1950]
[SYDNEY UNIVERSITY] View of the Martin Luther University, Halle-Wittenberg, circa 1887. (Ownership inscription of Congregational minister and linguist, Griffithes Wheeler Thatcher)
Albumen print photograph, cabinet card format, 108 x 165 mm (mount); verso with imprint of ‘W. Aurisch, Photographische Anstalt, Halle a/S’, and inscribed in ink ‘G. W. Thatcher, Congregational Hall, Russell Street, Melbourne. June 23rd 1887’; in very good condition. This photograph is of interest primarily because it bears the early ownership inscription of the …
[Drop title]. [Brisbane, Qld.] : Cracknell Road Congregational School (printed by W. H. Bennett, White Gritt, Minsterley, Salop, U.K.), 1918. Octavo (205 x 135 mm), printed wrappers (lightly foxed, short paper split at tail of spine) with original owner’s name ‘Lillie M. Wicks’ to front, staple bound, pp ; music notation throughout;contents very clean. The …
STEPHEN, Elizabeth Amy Winbourn (b. Mulgoa, 1853 - d. Katoomba, 1946)
Manuscript diary of Elizabeth Stephen, daughter of Rev. A. H. Stephen, St. Paul’s, Redfern, Sydney, 1873.
[Contained in] Letts’s Diary or Bills Due Book, and Almanac for 1873 [Colonial Edition]. London : Letts, Son & Co., . Octavo (200 x 120 mm), cloth-backed stiff wrappers printed on the front ‘Letts’s No. 35 Rough Diary, or Scribbling Journal, with a week in each opening of two pages, 1873’, ownership inscription in ink …
BRADY, The Very Rev. John (c.1800 - 1871)
compilato dall’Illmo e Revmo Monsig. Giovanni Brady Vescovo di Perth, e Vicaro Apostolico di Sonde, ed Essington; e tradotto dall’Inglese da Nicola Caporelli. Roma : Coi tipi della S. Congregazione de Propaganda Fide, 1845. Duodecimo, original plain buff wrappers (short tear to upper wrapper), pp. 49, [1 imprimatur]; uncut and unopened, a fine copy. Having been despatched …
AYRES, Wilfred H.; [LOCK, Annie, 1876-1943]
Group of photographs taken at Poonindie on the Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, including portraits of missionaries Annie Lock and her husband James Johansen. Late 1938.
20 (twenty) Kodak prints in format 65 x 110 mm, taken by English evangelist Wilfred H. Ayres during a visit to South Australia at the end of 1938, showing missionaries Annie Lock and James Johansen with Aboriginal groups and white parishioners in and around Poonindie on the Eyre Peninsula, and including a key shot of …
PICKERING, Hy. (Henry)
/ consisting of Words to Workers; Subject Studies; Card Lessons; Blackboard Talks; Object Lessons; Picture Addresses; Peeps into Pilgrims Progress; Original Lessons. London ; Glasgow : Pickering & Inglis, n.d. [circa 1915]. Sixth edition. Royal octavo (215 x 170 mm), original pictorial cloth covered boards (small mark to upper board and some staining to lower board), …
San Francisco: Weiser, 2008. Quarto, gilt-decorated cloth in dustjacket (a few creases), pp. lxxxiv; 844, some illustrations. This second revised edition of Crowley’s magnum opus features new, more legible typesetting, text corrections based on a previously unseen corrected proof, and the previously unpublished Liber Testis Testitudinis.The original Book of the Law was rescanned for this …
/ Venetia Porter ; with contributions by Isabelle Caussé ; foreword by Saeb Eigner. London : British Museum Press, 2006. First edition. Quarto (285 x 225 mm), publisher’s cloth covered boards in pictorial dust jacket; pp 144, profusely illustrated in colour; a fine copy. ‘Word into Art presents highlights of the contemporary art and culture …
Bulan sabit : seni dan peradaban Islam di Asia tenggara.. Adelaide : Art Gallery of South Australia, and Canberra : National Gallery of Australia, 2006. Quarto, laminate boards with acetate dustjacket, pp. 303, extensively illustrated, as new copy. Crescent Moon: Islamic art and civilisation in Southeast Asia is a spectacular visual exploration of the Islamic …