HOWE, Robert (1795-1829) (printer and publisher); MANSFIELD, Ralph (1799-1880) (editor)
The Australian Magazine; or, Compendium of Religious, Literary, and Miscellaneous Intelligence. Volume 1. For 1821.
Sydney : Printed by Robert Howe, Government Printer, 1821. Volume 1, Number 1, May 1 1821, to Volume 1, Number 8, December 1, 1821 (i.e. the first eight issues). Octavo (190 x 125 mm), contemporary half calf over pink papered boards (heavily rubbed, with some surface loss), spine with contrasting red morocco title label lettered in …
GROSS, S. O.
Tanunda, S.A. : Auricht’s Printing Office, [1945?]. Quarto (245 x 200 mm),  pp; old horizontal fold with a tiny nick at left edge, otherwise very good. Dating from internal references (latest date mentioned is 1944). Scarce. Trove locates no copies.
LAWES, W. G. (William George), 1839-1907 (translator)
[NEW GUINEA; MISSIONS] Taravatu matamata Iesu Keriso ena, ita eda lohiabada bunai ita ihamaurida : Motu gadodia e hahegeregerea.
[New Testament in the Motu language]. London : British and Foreign Bible Society, 1891. First edition. Small octavo (180 x 110 mm), original blind embossed and gilt-lettered full calf (edges and spine heavily worn), pp 619; endpapers and title page with offsetting at edges, otherwise internally very clean, binding firm; from The Papuan Collection of …
Darjeeling : Gilbert & Company, 1948. First edition. Octavo, cloth in dust jacket (corners bumped, chipping to head and foot of spine), pp. 306, abrasion to title page, illustrations, a very good copy of the first edition, printed on the subcontinent. A cultural description of the people of Sikkim and Tibet, with references as must …
Dublin : George Folds, 1834. Second edition. Duodecimo, self-wrappers, pp. 12, stitchbound, woodcut to upper panel, small loss to corner, very good condition. A story of a sailor who find peace in Salvation after a lifetime at sea. The first Dublin edition of 1823 is recorded in the library of Trinity College, Dublin, while this …
WHITEFIELD'S INSTITUTE (ADELAIDE)
Whitefield’s Hindmarsh. Pennies for the Poor. Four hundred families amid the dense poverty of Southwark, Hindmarsh, Brompton, Bowden and Devon Park look to us for aid. Giving makes us glad.
Hindmarsh, S.A. : Whitefield’s Congregational Institute, [circa 1927]. Collection box, 142 x 235 mm (still folded flat), printed in red and blue on white card, with two illustrations; biro mark at one corner, else fine condition. The Whitefield’s Institute was a mission to the Adelaide poor established in 1927 by Rev. Wilfred J. Magor, minister …
ATWOOD, Mary Anne (1817-1910)
A suggestive inquiry into the Hermetic mystery with a dissertation on the more celebrated of the alchemical philosophers being an attempt towards the recovery of the ancient experiment of nature.
Revised edition : with an introduction by Walter Leslie Wilmshurst. Also an Appendix containing the Memorabilia of M. A. Atwood. With photographic portrait of the authoress. Belfast : William Tait, 1920. Third edition (first published 1850). Octavo, gilt-lettered plum cloth (spine sunned), photogravure frontispiece, pp. [iv]; 64; xxv; [blank]; 597; (1); internally clean, a very …
British and Foreign Bible Society.
[=The Bible in Dobu]. London : British and Foreign Bible Society, 1957. Octavo (190 x 140 mm), original black cloth over boards, spine titled in gilt, edges stained red, pp 887 (Old Testament), 206 (New Testament); a fine copy; from The Papuan Collection of Charles Fletcher (Melbourne), his bookplate to the front free-endpaper. Dobu (or …
Cardim, António Francisco, 1596-1659
Fasciculus e Iapponicis floribus, suo adhuc madentibus sanguine, compositus a P. Antonio Francisco Cardim è Societate Iesv, prouinciæ Iapponiæ ad Urbem procuratore.
/ Catalogus regularium, et secularium, qui in Iapponiæ regnis … ab ethnics in odium Christianæ Fidei … violenta morte sublati sunt. / Mors felicissima quatuor legatorum Lusitanorum et sociorum quos Japponiae imperator occidit in odium Christianae religionis. Romae : typis heredum Corbelletti, 1646. Three parts in one volume, quarto; contemporary vellum; pp [viii], 252; 79; 40; some …
[FLYNN, John, 1880-1951]
John Flynn, founder of the Royal Flying Doctor Service : a group of ephemera from May 1951, including original photographs of the Interment of Ashes ceremony at Mt. Gillen, Alice Springs.
I. ROBERTSON, J. Gray. Flynn of the Inland : Very Rev. John Flynn, O.B.E., D.D. / Address by Rev. J. Gray Robertson, B.A., B.D., at the Funeral Service on Tuesday, 8th May, 1951. [Drop title]. Folding sheet (220 mm),  pp, with portrait of Flynn to front. Printed by John Andrew & Co., Sydney. Light …
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 …