LANG, John Dunmore (1799-1878)
The question of questions! or, Is this colony to be transformed into a province of the Popedom? : a letter to the Protestant landholders of New South Wales.
Sydney : printed by J. Tegg and Co., 1841. Octavo, stitched wrappers, covers lightly creased and foxed, 61 pp, some corners dog-eared but pages clean, a sound original copy. Ferguson 3235. Polemical work by the prolific Sydney Presbyterian clergyman, educationalist, and politician, Rev. John Dunmore Lang (1799-1878).
MÜLLER, Oscar (publisher); SCHÜRMANN, C. W. (editor); PETERS, W. (editor) [EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN SYNOD IN AUSTRALIA]
[WESTERN DISTRICT] Aus Welt und Zeit : Beiblatt zum Lutherischen Kirchenboten für Australien. 16. Jahrg. No. 6. Hochkirch, Juni 1889.
Hochkirch [Vic.] : Oscar Müller, 1889. Folio newspaper (460 x 300 mm),  pp; complete; printed in German in Gothic type in three columns; includes lengthy news articles from the Australian colonies and Europe and brief reports from Asia, Africa and the Americas; the last column on the rear page has advertisements for Otto Dettmann …
LANG, George Dunmore (et al)
[Caption title]. Beneath title: “Union is Strength”. Sydney : Printed by F. Mason, . Broadside (250 x 203 mm), lithograph printed recto only on blue paper; very mild sunning and wear at edges, but a near fine copy. Ferguson, 14446 This obscure prospectus for a Sydney newspaper aimed at the Presbyterian readership in New South Wales …
[=The New Testament in Wedau]. London : British and Foreign Bible Society, 1927. First edition. Small octavo (162 x 111 mm), black roan with gilt lettering to spine; pp 465; boards slightly canted, preliminaries with pale foxing, otherwise very clean throughout; a good copy; from The Papuan Collection of Charles Fletcher (Melbourne), his bookplate to …
Rabaul, New Britain, Territory of New Guinea : Methodist Mission Press, 1960. Octavo (210 x 135 mm), original cloth backed printed stiff wrappers (sunned), pp 80, [3 index]; a good, clean copy; from The Papuan Collection of Charles Fletcher (Melbourne), his bookplate to the front pastedown. Motu (sometimes called Pure Motu or True Motu to …
Port Moresby, PNG : Reprinted by Hebamo Press, 1979. Octavo (200 x 135 mm), textured stiff orange wrappers lettered in black, pp 80, [3 indiex]; a fine copy; from The Papuan Collection of Charles Fletcher (Melbourne), his bookplate to the verso of the title page. Reprint of the earlier editions of 1948 and 1960 which …
WOLF, Franziskus, S.V.D. (1876-1944)
Alexishafen [Trust Territory of New Guinea] : Franciscus Wolf, 16 August 1934. Duodecimo (155 x 103 mm), original black-lettered textured paper wrappers with paper spine (remains of old label to upper wrapper); 36 pp; text in Tok Pisin (Pidgin); very clean, a good copy. The Roman Catholic catechism in Tok Pisin. Rare local imprint of …
UNEVANGELIZED FIELDS MISSION (PAPUA)
[NEW GUINEA; MISSIONS] Yosefemo maxame ira bukara kabe mosesemo bogaira / The story of the life and deeds of Joseph in the language of Lake Kutubu and Mubi, Papua.
Papua : Unevangelized Fields Mission, [probably between 1960 and 1970]. Tall octavo (230 x 145 mm), original pictorial buff wrappers (small biro mark to front), staple boundpp 20; a good copy. No other copy located; appears completely unrecorded. Lake Kutubu lies about 50 km southwest of Mendi in the Southern Highlands Province of Papua New …
CARPENTER, George R.
[NEW GUINEA; MISSIONS] Papuan panorama : diary notes penned during a visit to New Guinea in company with Major Keith Baker, first Officer appointed to raise the Salvation Army flag in our near neighbour Islands of the Pacific, 1956.
Sydney, NSW : The Salvation Army Headquarters, Eastern Australia Territory, . Octavo (230 x 150 mm), publisher’s pictorial wrappers (chipped at head of spine), stapled; pp 36, photographic illustrations; some light foxing to first and last leaves, but a clean copy. Preface is dated February 1957. Trove locates 4 copies (NLA; SLNSW; SLV; SLQ)
LONDON MISSIONARY SOCIETY
London : London Missionary Society, [probably between 1950 and 1960]. Duodecimo (158 x 113 mm), original printed buff card wrappers, stitchbound; pp 40, map on inside upper wrapper, line illustrations throughout; a fine copy. A little publication designed to be carried by Papuan members of the LMS, to give them spiritual guidance in the form …
KEYSSER, Christian (1877-1961)
[=Arrival in and first impressions of New Guinea]. Palmer, Iowa : Missions-Hilfsverein, 1923. Series: Die offene Tür in Neu-Guinea, Nummer 2. Octavo (222 x 147 mm), publisher’s pictorial wrappers (chipped at top corner) with original owner’s name Bodensieck to front, stapled; pp 16, with several full-page photographic illustrations, lower wrapper with map; text in German, …
London : Leprosy Mission, 1971. Second edition. Octavo, pictorial wrappers, stapled, pp x, 67, b/w photographic illustrations, map; a very good copy. The story of the fight against leprosy in Papua New Guinea. Trove locates 4 copies (NLA; SLNSW; Monash University Library; Lohe Memorial Library)
[PATON, John Gibson, 1824-1907]
[=John G. Paton : missionary to the New Hebrides : a short biography]. [Kuopio, Finland] : Sortavalan Evankelisen Seura [=Sortavalan Evangelical Church], [circa 1907]. Octavo (200 x 130 mm), publisher’s printed wrappers, 31 pp, illustrated with 8 plates. Text in Finnish, in Fraktur. A fine copy. Biography of the Scottish Protestant missionary to the New Hebrides, …
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 …
[ANGAS, George French (1822-1886)]
Australia : a popular account of its physical features, inhabitants and productions, with the history of its colonization.
Published under the direction of the Committee of General Literature and Education, appointed by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. London : Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, circa 1865. Duodecimo, gilt-decorated blue cloth (the upper board showing a gold miner), corners a little rubbed, all edges gilt, prize inscription to front free endpaper, folding frontispiece map printed …
[Lae, P.N.G. : Anglican Mission, 1969]. Octavo, pictorial wrappers, stapled, pp 27, with b/w photographic illustrations, map; a very good copy. Trove locates four copies (NLA; State Library of Queensland; University of Melbourne Library; St. Mark’s National Theological Centre Library)