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    # 15303

    [HONG KONG]. Installation of Bro. F. F. Duckworth. 2nd December, 1930.

    Zetland Lodge No. 525, E.C. Hong Kong.Small quarto, printed embossed cards (some marks), pp. 12, toasts, menu, list of officers and members. Hong Kong masonic ephemeron.

  • # 15271

GREENWOOD, John; SPEAK, Henry

A small archive of letters relating to the Baptist community at Constitution Hill, Van Diemen’s Land, 1860-62.

$3,000.00

    # 15271

    GREENWOOD, John; SPEAK, Henry

    A small archive of letters relating to the Baptist community at Constitution Hill, Van Diemen’s Land, 1860-62.

    The unpublished letters in this recently discovered archive were written at Constitution Hill, north of Hobart Town, by John Greenwood (1778-1866), a devout Baptist and uncle of the noted early Tasmanian Baptist, Henry Speak. They are addressed to Greenwood’s former Baptist friends in New York State, where Greenwood had lived for a period earlier in his life after emigrating …

  • Aboriginal Customs (By Miss M. Brown, Missionary)
BROWN, Miss M.; ABORIGINES INLAND MISSION
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    # 14948

    BROWN, Miss M.; ABORIGINES INLAND MISSION

    Aboriginal Customs (By Miss M. Brown, Missionary)

    [Drop title]. Sydney : Aborigines Inland Mission of Australia, [between 1930 and 1934]. Duodecimo, [4] pp; fine.  This leaflet, which deals with the concept of the divine in Aboriginal belief systems, appears to be unrecorded. Miss M. Brown, a daughter of the Archdeacon of Perth, worked as a missionary with the Aborigines Inland Mission from …

  • Oh Australia!
STANTON, Don E.
# 14882

    # 14882

    STANTON, Don E.

    Oh Australia!

    Bermagui Sth., N.S.W. : Maranatha Revival Crusade, [1979]. Series: Monthly Message, no. 26. Octavo, pictorial wrappers (lower wrapper with stain), stapled, 112 pp, illustrated; a couple of annotations in biro, otherwise a very good copy. “Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people” (title page). Christian religious pamphlet written by an …

  • Libro de la vida y milagros de Nuestro Señor Iesu Christo en dos lenguas, Aymara y Romance, traducido
Alonso de Villegas; Ludovico BERTONIO
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    # 12569

    Alonso de Villegas; Ludovico Bertonio

    Libro de la vida y milagros de Nuestro Señor Iesu Christo en dos lenguas, Aymara y Romance, traducido

    $23,000 USD de el que recopilo el Licenciado Alonso de Villegas, quitadas, y añadidas algunas cosas y acomodado ala capacidad delos Indios. Por el padre Ludouico Bertonio italiano de la Compañia de Iesus … Impresso en el Pueblo de Iuli [i.e. Juli, Peru], de la Provincia de Chucuyto, con la emprenta de Francisco del Canto. Año …

  • De el Bien Excellencias y Obligaciones de el Estado Clerical e Sacerdotal.
Juan Sebastián de la Parra 1546-1622
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    # 12564

    Juan Sebastián de la Parra

    De el Bien Excellencias y Obligaciones de el Estado Clerical e Sacerdotal.

    $9,000 USD Por el R. P. Ioan Sebastian Prouincial de la Compañia de Iesus en el Peru. En Seuilla por Matias Clavijo 1615 (but! Impresso en Lima por […] Año 1615 (page [818]). Small quarto, contemporary limp vellum, spine lettered in black ink, edges stained red; [13] ff, 817, [1] pp; title within decorative border, with …

  • A nvestro mvy R. P. M. Fray Pedro Ramirez, de la Orden de nuestro Padre S. Agustin.
VILLARROEL, Gaspar de, ca. 1587-1665
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    # 12452

    Gaspar de Villarroel

    A nvestro mvy R. P. M. Fray Pedro Ramirez, de la Orden de nuestro Padre S. Agustin.

    $9,000 USD [Lima], s.n., [1625]. Small quarto, later half morocco over cloth boards (upper board detached), spine lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers; [23] pp; woodcut initial; last leaf with two closed tears; else a good copy. Not in Medina, Lima; not in OCLC; USTC suggests no known surviving copy. Contains a fifteen page poem, Lagrimas de …

  • Ritval formvlario, e institvcion de Cvras : para administrar a los natvrales de este reyno,
Pérez Bocanegra, Juan
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    # 12426

    Juan Pérez Bocanegra

    Ritval formvlario, e institvcion de Cvras : para administrar a los natvrales de este reyno,

    $6,000 USD los santos sacramentos del baptismo, confirmacion, eucaristia, y viatico, penitencia, extremauncion, y matrimonio, con aduertencias muy necessarias. Por el bachiller Ivan Perez Bocanegra, presbitero, en la lengua Quechua general … … Impresso en Lima : por Geronymo de Contreras, Iunto al Conuento de santo Domingo, Año de 1631. Quarto, later marbled papered boards, spine with ornamental gilt …

  • Catalogo de Algunos Varones Insignes en santidad, de la Provincia del Peru
Alonso Messia; Ecclesia Catholica - Jesuitas
# 12658

    # 12658

    Alonso Messia

    Catalogo de Algunos Varones Insignes en santidad, de la Provincia del Peru

    $5,750 USD de la Compañia de Iesus : hecho por orden de la congregacion provincial que se celebro en el Colegio de S. Pablo de Lima. Año del Señor, M.D.CXXX. En Sevilla. Lo imprimio Francisco de Lyra Barreto, Año M.D.CXXXII [1632]. Quarto, [5 blank], [1 title leaf with engraved vignette of trigram of the Company of Jesus], 32-47 …

  • Nos el doctor D. Pedro de Villagomez, por la gracia de Dios, y de la Santa Sede Apostolica
Luis Fernandez de Herrera; Pedro de Villagómez y Vivanco
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    # 12644

    Luis Fernandez de Herrera; Pedro de Villagómez y Vivanco

    Nos el doctor D. Pedro de Villagomez, por la gracia de Dios, y de la Santa Sede Apostolica

    $5,000 USD Arcobispo de Lima, del Consejo del Rey N. Señor, &c. A vos las Curas, Capellanes, Sacristanes, y personas Eceliasticas, y Religiosos desta ciudad, y Arcobispado, y a las personas a quien lo contenido en esta carta toca, atañe, tocar, y atañer puede en qualquier manera, salud, y benedicion en N. Señor Iesu Christo, …

  • Sermon nautico, y gratulatorio en el dia mas feliz, cumplido en los doze años de la illustrissima
Francisco Lopez y Martínez
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    # 12515

    Francisco Lopez y Martínez

    Sermon nautico, y gratulatorio en el dia mas feliz, cumplido en los doze años de la illustrissima

    $1,200 USD señora mi señora D. Elvira Augustina de Nauarra, y Toralto, : Rocafull, Frezza, Yxar, Moncada, Vrsino, y Aragon. Hija de los Excos. SSes. duques de la Palata, principes de Massa, uirreyes del Peru, &c. Predicolo en la Capitana del Mar del Sur, cerca de la linea equinoccial el P. Francisco Lopez de la …

  • La estrella de Lima convertida en sol sobre sus tres coronas : el B. Toribio Alfonso Mogrobexo su
Francisco de Echave y Assu
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    # 12590

    Francisco de Echave y Assu

    La estrella de Lima convertida en sol sobre sus tres coronas : el B. Toribio Alfonso Mogrobexo su

    $6,000 USD segundo Arzobispo celebrado con epitalamios … : descripcion sacropolitica de las grandezas … de Lima y compendio historico eclesiastico de su Santa iglesia metropolitana … Amberes [Antwerp]. Por Juan Baptista Verdussen, 1688. Folio, later full calf with ornamental gilt borders, gilt tooled spine with raised bands and red morocco title label lettered in …

  • Relacion de la mission apostolica de los Moxos en la provincia del Peru, de la Compañia de Jesvs,
Diego de Eguiluz (1625-1704)
# 12659

    # 12659

    Diego de Eguiluz

    Relacion de la mission apostolica de los Moxos en la provincia del Peru, de la Compañia de Jesvs,

    $27,000 USD que remite su provincial p. Diego de Eguiluz à n.m.r.p. Tyrso Goncalez, preposito general de la misma Compañia, año de 1696. [s.n.] : [s.l.], [1696?]. Quarto, near contemporary Peruvian mottled calf ruled in double gilt, upper board with gilt armorial crest and ornament; [2 blank], 67 pp; first blank with early ownership inscription …

  • Planctus Indorum Christianorum in America Peruntina.
Cala y Ortega, Isidoro (attributed); de Túpac Inga, Calixto de San José (attributed); Garro, Antonio (attributed)
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    # 12492

    Isidoro Cala y Ortega (attributed); Calixto de San José de Túpac Inga (attributed); Antonio Garro (attributed)

    Planctus Indorum Christianorum in America Peruntina.

    $27,000 USD : Seuvae lacrimabile, lamentabilis Luctus, atque vlutatus, multus q[ue] Ploratus abimo corde. Editus in lucem, amarissime concinatus. Sincerissime scriptus, verissime dictatus. Exaratns. Timidissime. Directus humillime. Mitendus laboriosissime: et (vtinam missus) oblatus filialiter, atque dedicatus. Fidentissime. Per cunctam Nationem Indicam Catolicam in Peruvio Patria sua captivam. Lima : [s.n.], [175-?]. Octavo, contemporary Peruvian limp …

  • Tercero catecismo y exposicion de la doctrina Christiana por sermones : paraque los curas, y otros
José de Acosta
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    # 12585

    José de Acosta

    Tercero catecismo y exposicion de la doctrina Christiana por sermones : paraque los curas, y otros

    $1,500 USD ministros prediquen y enseñen à los Indios, y à las demàs personas : conforme a lo que se proveyò en el Santo Concilio Provincial de Lima el año pasado de 1583. Mandado reimprimir por el Concilio Provincial del año de 1773. [Lima] : En la Oficina de la Calle de San Jacinto, 1773. Folio, …

  • Acta consistorii publice exhibiti a S.D.N. Gregorio Papa XIII. regum Iaponiorum legatis Romae,
Gonsalves, Gaspar; Boccapaduli, Antonio
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    # 13328

    Gonsalves, Gaspar, 1540-1590; Boccapaduli, Antonio, 1530-1593

    Acta consistorii publice exhibiti a S.D.N. Gregorio Papa XIII. regum Iaponiorum legatis Romae,

    $22,000 USD die XXIII. Martii, M.D. LXXXV. Romæ : Apud Franciscum Zannettum, 1585. [Rome : Francesco Zanetti, 1585]. Quarto, nineteenth century blue goatskin binding ruled in triple gilt and signed by Emile Rouselle of Paris (corners rubbed), spine in compartments with gilt tooling, gilt dentelles; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; pp 15; early manuscript foliation; …

  • Compendio delle heroiche, et gloriose attioni, et santa vita di papa Greg. XIII … …
Ciappi, Marc Antonio
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    # 13327

    Ciappi, Marc Antonio, active 1577-1601

    Compendio delle heroiche, et gloriose attioni, et santa vita di papa Greg. XIII … …

    $18,000 USD In Roma : nelle stamperia degli Accolti, MDXCVI. [Rome : Accolti, 1596]. Second edition. Quarto, later vellum ruled in red; calligraphic lettering to spine; marbled endpapers; pp [viii],120, [8]; light foxing; title with woodcut printer’s device, portrait on verso; title with early inscriptions; numerous woodcut illustrations in the text, including the Jesuit seminaries …

  • Historia de las Missiones que han Hecho los Religiosos de la Compañia de Iesus,
Luis de Guzmán (c.1544-1605)
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    # 13342

    Guzmán, Luis de, c.1544-1605

    Historia de las Missiones que han Hecho los Religiosos de la Compañia de Iesus,

    $60,000 USD para predicar el Sancto Euangelio en la India Oriental, y en los reynos de la China y Iapon. En Alcala : por la biuda de Iuan Gracian, 1601. Two volumes, quarto, modern crushed burgundy morocco, gilt; spines in compartments with gilt ornament; gilt dentelles; silk endpapers; all edges stained red; vol. 1 pp …

  • De rebus Iaponicis, et Peruanis epistolae recentiores.
Hay, John (1546-1607)
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    # 13336

    Hay, John, 1546-1607

    De rebus Iaponicis, Indicis et Peruanis epistolae recentiores.

    $10,000 USD A Joanne Hayo Dalgatttiensi Scoto Societatis Jesu in librum unum coacervatae. Antuerpiæ : Ex officina Martini Nutij, ad insigne duarum Ciconiarum, Anno M. DC. V. [Antwerp : Martin Nutius, 1605]. Octavo, fine Jesuit binding of full calf ruled in gilt with ornamental cornerpieces; upper board with central Jesuit device, lower board with heraldic …

  • Historia Societatis Iesv,
Orlandini, Nicolo, 1553-1606; Sacchini, Francesco, 1570-1625
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    # 13318

    Orlandini, Nicolo, 1553-1606; Sacchini, Francesco, 1570-1625

    Historia Societatis Iesv,

    $4,500 USD authore Nicolao Orlandino, Societatis eiusdem sacerdote. Nunc primum in Germania in lucem edita. Accessit index rerum memorabilium locupletissimus. Coloniæ Agrippinæ : Sumptibus Antonij Hierat, Anno M. DC. XV. [Cologne : Antonius Hierat, 1615] Quarto, contemporary vellum over boards with manuscript title in ink to spine; pp [viii], 578, [42 index]; pages 89, 268, …

  • De Christiana expeditione apud Sinas suscepta ab Societate Jesu. Ex M. Ricij ... Com̄entariis libri 5
Matteo Ricci, S.J., 1552-1610; Nicolas Trigault (translator), 1577-1628
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    # 13351

    Ricci, Matteo, 1552-1610; Trigault, Nicolas (translator), 1577-1628

    De Christiana expeditione apud Sinas suscepta ab Societate Jesu. Ex P. Matthaei Ricii eiusdem

    $15,000 USD societatis comentariis, libri V … in quibus Sinensis regni mores leges atque instituta et novæ illius Ecclesiæ difficillima primordia accurate & summa fide describuntur. Auctore P. Nicolao Trigautio Belga ex eadem societate. Augustae Vind. [Augsburg] : Apud Christoph. Mangium, 1615. First edition. Small quarto, contemporary limp vellum; manuscript title along lower edge; engraved title …

  • Relacion del sucesso que tuuo Nuestra Santa Fe en los reynos del Iapon desde el año de seyscientos y
Piñeyro, Luis, 1560-1620
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    # 13449

    Piñeyro, Luis, 1560-1620

    Relacion del sucesso que tuuo Nuestra Santa Fe en los reynos del Iapon desde el año de seyscientos y

    $32,000 USD doze hasta el de seyscientos y quinze, imperando Cubosama … compuesta por el padre Luys Piñeyro, de la Compañia de Iesus. En Madrid por la viuda de Alonso Martin de Balboa, 1617. Folio, contemporary limp vellum; manuscript title in ink to spine; bookplate to front pastedown; title page with woodcut royal coat of arms (faint contemporary …

  • Relation ... Francis Xavier (manuscript)
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    # 13315

    Borri, Cristoforo, 1583-1632

    Relatione della Nuova Missione PP. della Comp. di Giesu, al Regno della Cocincina.

    $5,000 USD In Roma : per Francesco Corbelletti, 1631. Octavo, later vellum over boards ruled in red, with ornate calligraphic title to spine; pp 231; title with vignette woodcut of the Jesuit device; dedication with woodcut papal coat of arms of Urban VIII; woodcut historiated initials; side notes. “In 1616 Borri was sent to Indochina from …

  • Relazione de’felici successi della Santa Fede predicata da padri della Compagnia di Giesv nel regno
RHODES, Alexandre de, S.J. (1593-1660)
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    # 14449

    RHODES, Alexandre de, S.J. (1593-1660)

    Relazione de’felici successi della Santa Fede predicata da padri della Compagnia di Giesv nel regno

    $12,500 USD di Tvnchino, all santita di N.S. PP. Innocenzio Decimo. Di Alessandro de Rhodes Avignonese della medesima Compagnia, e Missionário Apostolico della Sacra Congregatione de Propaganda Fide. In Roma : Per Giuseppe Luna. L’anno del Giubileo, 1650. Small quarto, contemporary full calf, spine with raised bands, gilt tooling and contrasting red leather label lettered in gilt, …

  • Dell’ Historia della Compagnia di Giesv : l’Asia ...
Bartoli, Danielo, 1608-1685
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    # 13447

    Bartoli, Danielo, 1608-1685

    Dell’ Historia della Compagnia di Giesv : l’Asia

    $15,000 USD In Roma, M.DC.LIII. Nella Stamperia d’Ignatio de’ Lazzeri. [Rome : Ignazio de’ Lazzeri, 1653-1663] Folio, contemporary vellum over boards, spine with raised bands, manuscript title in ink and manuscript label with collection number “1692”; front pastedown with nineteenth century label of the Fürstlich Auerspergische Fideikommissbibliothek, Laibach; pp [iv], 904, [8]; engraved frontispiece by Bloemaert after a …

  • Innocentia Victrix
Gouvea, Antonio de (attributed), 1592-1677
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    # 13416

    Gouvea, Antonio de (attributed), 1592-1677

    Innocentia Victrix

    $45,000 USD sive Sententia Comitiorum Imperij Sinici pro innocentia Christianæ religionis lata juridicè per annum 1669. & Ivssv R.P. Antonij de Gouvea Soc. Iesu, ibidem V. Provincialis Sinico-Latinè exposita in Quam Cheu metropoli provinciæ Quam tum in Regno Sinarum. Anno Salvtis Hvmanæ MDCLXXI. Quam tum [Canton] : Jesuit Press, 1671. First Edition. Small folio, contemporary …

  • Relacion sincera, y verdadera de la justa defension de las regalias, y privilegios de la Corona de
Felix Leal de Castro
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    # 13343

    Castro, Felix Leal de (pseud.?)

    Relacion sincera, y verdadera de la justa defension de las regalias, y privilegios de la Corona de

    $135,000 USD Portugal en la Ciudad de Macao. Hiang Xan [Heungshan] : [s.n.], [1712?]. Small quarto, plain wrappers with manuscript title (detached and with early repair); title page; pp 49; printed xylographically on one side of the sheet only, on double rice paper folded at the fore-edge in the Chinese style; housed in a folding clamshell …

  • Informatio pro Veritate
Stumph, Killian, S.J.
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    Stumpf, Kilian, 1655-1720

    Informatio Pro Veritate Contra iniquiorem famam sparsam per Sinas

    $125,000 USD cum Calumnia in PP. Soc. Jesu, & Detrimento Missionis. Com̃unicata Missionariis In Imperio Sinensi. Anno 1717. [Peking] : [Society of Jesus], 1717 [i.e. 1718]. Small folio, early plain wrappers (stained and detached); title leaf, ff 94; printed xylographically on one side of the sheet only, on double rice paper folded at the fore-edge …

  • Lettres édifiantes et curieuses, écrites des missions étrangères par quelques missionnaires de la
Gobien, Charles le (compiler); Querbeuf, Y.M.M. de (editor)
# 13310

    # 13310

    Gobien, Charles le (compiler), 1653-1708; Querbeuf, Y.M.M.T. de (editor)

    Lettres édifiantes et curieuses, écrites des missions étrangères par quelques missionnaires de la

    $12,000 USD Compagnie de Jésus. Paris, Chez J.G. Merigot, 1780-1783. Twenty-six volumes, small octavo; full contemporary speckled calf, spines in compartments with gilt tooling and contrasting morocco labels; edges stained red; marbled endpapers; armorial bookplates to pastedowns; 56 plates including maps, hors texte, many folding; a fine set in period binding. Volumes 1-5 : Mémoires …

  • The prevalent forms and causes of Sabbath desecration
McINTYRE, William (1805-1870); HOWE, Robert Charles (1820-1875), publisher
# 14806

    # 14806

    McINTYRE, William (1805-1870); HOWE, Robert Charles (1820-1875), publisher

    The prevalent forms and causes of Sabbath desecration

    Sydney : R. Howe, “Gazette” office, Lower George-street, [1841]. 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 …

  • Massive Spanish manuscript choir book in Latin, with a Peruvian Credo
# 14447

    # 14447

    Anon.

    Massive Spanish manuscript choir book in Latin, with a Peruvian Credo

    [MANUSCRIPT – CHOIR BOOK]. [Graduale Romanum]. [Spain?, ca. 1700? with additions to at least 1767]. An extremely large manuscript choir book (75.5 x 57.5 x 15.5 cm) in black and red ink on sheepskin parchment, with plainchant music (5-line staves in red measuring 56 mm with square and diamond notes in black, mostly with a c-clef on …

  • Ceremony of laying the first stone of the collegiate school of St. Peter’s, Adelaide,
Church of England. Diocese of Adelaide.
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    # 14673

    Church of England. Diocese of Adelaide.

    Ceremony of laying the first stone of the collegiate school of St. Peter’s, Adelaide,

    by the Lord Bishop of Adelaide, on Thursday, May 24, 1849 … Adelaide : Printed by George Dehane, King William Street, 1849. Quarto, printed wrappers, 6 pp, mild vertical fold line and some corner creasing; ex Webster Collection, with small red stamp and manuscript collection number (2657) to last page; a good copy.  Ferguson, 5160. …

  • Den første Kamp om den apostolske Troesbekjendelses Oprindelse.
MONRAD, Ditlev Gothard, Bishop of Lolland and Falster (1811-1887); [LAURENTIUS VALLA]
# 10436

    # 10436

    MONRAD, Ditlev Gothard, Bishop of Lolland and Falster (1811-1887); [LAURENTIUS VALLA]

    Den første Kamp om den apostolske Troesbekjendelses Oprindelse.

    / Laurentius Valla – Konciliet i Florens. [=The first dispute over the origin of the Apostles' Creed. Laurentius Valla – The Council of Florence]. Kjøbenhavn : C.A. Reitzel, 1875. First edition. Octavo, contemporary half leather over marbled papered boards, spine lettered in gilt, frontispiece portrait of Laurentius Valla, pp 268, 73, mild water stain to …

  • Prædikener paa alle Søn- og Helligdage i Aaret, samt i Fasten
MONRAD, Ditlev Gothard, Bishop of Lolland and Falster (1811-1887)
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    MONRAD, Ditlev Gothard, Bishop of Lolland and Falster (1811-1887)

    Prædikener paa alle Søn- og Helligdage i Aaret, samt i Fasten

    [=Sermons for all Sundays and Holy days in the year, including Feast days]. Kjøbenhavn : Forlagt af den Gyldendalske Boghandel (F. Hegel), Thieles Bogtrykkeri, 1874. Second edition. Octavo, contemporary half leather over black cloth boards, spine lettered in gilt, hinges weakened, frontispiece portrait of Monrad, 544 pp, contents clean and sound, a good copy. Text …

  • Fasciculus e Japonicius Floribus
Franciscus Cardim, S.J.
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    # 13347

    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 …

  • Athanasii Kircheri e Soc. Jesu China monumentis, qvà sacris quà profanis : nec non variis naturæ &
Kircher, Athanasius, 1602-1680
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    # 13333

    Kircher, Athanasius, 1602-1680

    China monumentis, qua sacris quà profanis : nec non variis nature & artis spectaculis,

    aliarumque rerum memorabilium argumentis illustrata, auspiciis Leopoldi Primi roman. imper … Amsterdam : Jacob van Meurs, 1667. Folio, contemporary vellum over boards; front pastedown with leather ownership label bearing the memento mori “Hodie mihi, cras tibi” and initials R.P.; engraved title page China Illustrata; printed title page; pp [xiv], 237, [11]; 81 copperplate engravings (of …

  • Bibliotheca Scriptorum Societatis Jesu, opus inchoatum a R.P. Pedro Ribadeneira
Ribadeneira, Pedro de, 1527-1611; Alegambe, Philippus, 1592-1652; Southwell, Nathaniel, 1598-1676
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    # 13324

    Ribadeneira, Pedro de, 1527-1611; Alegambe, Philippus, 1592-1652; Southwell, Nathaniel, 1598-1676

    Bibliotheca Scriptorum Societatis Jesu, opus inchoatum a R.P. Pedro Ribadeneira

    Eiusdem Societatis Theologo, anno salutis 1602. Continuatum a R.P. Philippo Alegambe Ex eadem Societate, usque ad annum 1642. Recognitum, et productum ad annum Iubilæi M.DC.LXXV. [1675]. A Nathanaele Sotuello Eiusdem Societatis Presbytero. Romæ : Ex typographia Iacobi Antonij de Lazzaris Varesij, MDCLXXVI [1676]. Folio, contemporary vellum over boards; front pastedown with the ex libris of …

  • [ORIENTALISM] Mines de l’Orient : exploitées par une société d’amateurs
RZEWUSKI, Wenceslas (editor)
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    # 14611

    RZEWUSKI, Wenceslas (editor)

    [ORIENTALISM] Mines de l’Orient : exploitées par une société d’amateurs

    [=Fundgruben des Orients]. A Vienne : Chez Antoine Schmid, 1809. Folio, original printed wrappers backed with contemporary marbled paper; pp [8], the second page printed entirely in Arabic script; single horizontal fold at centre, in very good condition. Rare prospectus in French for an early and important Orientalist periodical, Fundgruben des Orients, which was published …

  • [SODOMY] Peccatum mutum : The secret sin
SINISTRARI, Ludovico Maria (1622-1701); SUMMERS, Augustus Montague (1880-1948)
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    # 14631

    SINISTRARI, Ludovico Maria (1622-1701); SUMMERS, Augustus Montague (1880-1948)

    [SODOMY] Peccatum mutum : The secret sin

    Cover title: Peccatum mutum, alias sodomy. A scholarly book by a noted ecclesisastic authority on this unspeakable crime. Contents include: Sodomy – the Mute Sin, The Practice of Sodomy, etc.. Paris : Collection “Le Ballet de Muses”, 1958. Octavo, original printed yellow wrappers, pp 93; includes an introduction by the controversial English clergyman, Rev. Montague …

  • An introduction to the popular religion and folklore of Northern India
Crooke, W.
# 14605

    # 14605

    Crooke, W.

    An introduction to the popular religion and folklore of Northern India

    Allahabad : printed at the Government Press, North-Western provinces and Oudh, 1894. Octavo, gilt-lettered patterned cloth (rubbed), pp. ii; 420, internally clean. A study of Bramhanism with associated rituals.

  • Harry Foster : a trophy of grace from the Northern Territory of Australia
LONG, W. Arnold
# 14355

    # 14355

    LONG, W. Arnold

    Harry Foster : a trophy of grace from the Northern Territory of Australia

    / The story of a blind Australian Aboriginal who was a Missionary to his own people. Sydney : Aborigines Inland Mission of Australia, [1940]. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers, pp 57, photographic illustrations, map; title page with short tear at top corner, else a very good copy.

  • A bound collection of publications by Joanna Southcott
SOUTHCOTT, Joanna (1750-1814)
# 14464

    # 14464

    SOUTHCOTT, Joanna (1750-1814)

    A bound collection of publications by Joanna Southcott

    Octavo, modern leather binding, containing eight religious works, all early nineteenth century editions; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Divine and spiritual communications written by Joanna Southcott On the prayers of the Church of England; the conduct of the Clergy, and Calvanistic Methodists, with other particulars. London : Galabin and Merchant, 1809. Later edition, 44 pp. The …

  • [MORNING STAR] Missionary life boats.
BINGHAM, Hiram, Senior
# 14278

    # 14278

    BINGHAM, Hiram, Senior

    [MORNING STAR] Missionary life boats.

    / Written for the occasion, and chiefly sung at the embarkation of the Author's children on board the MORNING STAR, Boston, Nov. 12, 1866. Tune – Missionary Chant. [Boston] : [s.n.], [1866]. Small broadside, 220 x 100 mm, caption title in calligraphic bold, nine verse stanzas; small chips at upper corners, old horizontal fold line; …

  • Cardinal Gilroy, Archbishop of Sydney : typed letter, signed, and autograph note, November 1960
GILROY, Thomas Newman, Cardinal (1896-1977)
# 14156

    # 14156

    GILROY, Thomas Newman, Cardinal (1896-1977)

    Cardinal Gilroy, Archbishop of Sydney : typed letter, signed, and autograph note, November 1960

    Typed letter, single quarto sheet, on letterhead of St. Mary's Cathedral, Sydney, with embossed seal of the Archbishop of Sydney, dated 26 November 1960, addressed to Rt. Rev. Mgr. Felice Cenci, Rector, Urban College de Propaganda Fide, Rome; a letter of introduction for Sir Edward Ford, Professor of Preventive Medicine and Director of Public Health …

  • [MISSIONS] Talks on Japan
CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY
# 14101

    # 14101

    CHURCH MISSIONARY SOCIETY

    [MISSIONS] Talks on Japan

    : for the use of leaders among young people. London : CMS, 1913. Small quarto, original pictorial stiff wrappers, 27 pp, illustrated, a very good copy. Scarce. Unrecorded in Australian collections.

  • Istoria della Conuersione alla nostra Santa Fede dell’ Isole Mariane,
GARCIA, Francisco (1641 - 1685); ORTIZ, Ambrosio (1643 - 1720)
# 13829

    # 13829

    GARCIA, Francisco (1641 - 1685); ORTIZ, Ambrosio (1643 - 1720)

    [TERRA AUSTRALIS] Istoria della Conuersione alla nostra Santa Fede dell’ Isole Mariane,

    dette prima de' Ladroni, nella vita, predicatione, e morte gloriosa per Christo del venerabile P. Diego Luigi di Sanvitores, e d'altri suoi Compagni della Compagnia di Giesu. Scritta nell' idioma Castigliano e tradotta nell' Italiano con l'accrescimento di notitie dal Padre Ambrosio Ortiz della medesima Compagnia. Napoli : Camillo Cauallo e Michele Luigi Mutij, 1686. …

  • An account of New Zealand;
YATE, Rev. William
# 13825

    # 13825

    YATE, Rev. William

    An account of New Zealand;

    and of the formation and progress of the Church Missionary Society's Mission in the northern island. Second edition. London : R. B. Seeley and W. Burnside, 1835. Octavo, gilt-lettered cloth, bookplate for Thomas Arthur Kemmis to front pastedown, presentation inscription to front free endpaper, frontispiece portrait of Rev. Marsden, folding map of the North Island, …

  • [NOBLE SAVAGE] Le sauvage et l’émigré, ou, La vie communale, scène solitaire
MENILEK, C. (pseud.)
# 11063

    # 11063

    MENILEK, C. (pseud.)

    [NOBLE SAVAGE] Le sauvage et l’émigré, ou, La vie communale, scène solitaire

    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), …

  • The self-interpreting Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments ...
BROWN, Rev. John
# 13698

    # 13698

    BROWN, Rev. John

    The self-interpreting Bible, containing the Old and New Testaments …

    Edinburgh : Fulllarton & Co., 1857. Thick quarto, gilt-tooled morocco (rebacked), fore-edges bound in brass with brass clasps, all edges gilt, frontispiece and engraved title page, printed title page, pp. [2] lxii; [2]; 1368, engraved maps and plates, occasional foxing. Family bible of the Stonier family of Sydney, presented to them in 1859 and retained …

  • [TERRA AUSTRALIS INCOGNITA] Selectae Antiquitatis Libri XII : De gestis primaevis,
WALDENFELS, Christoph Philipp von
# 2349

    # 2349

    WALDENFELS, Christoph Philipp von

    [TERRA AUSTRALIS INCOGNITA] Selectae Antiquitatis Libri XII : De gestis primaevis,

    item de origine gentium nationumque migrationibus, atque praecipuis Nostratium dilocationibus, ex sacrae scripturae aliorumque … autorum monumentis collecti. Norimbergae [Nürnberg] : Johann Andreas Endter and Wolfgang Moritz Endter, 1677. First edition. Octavo, original full calf, spine with raised bands, gilt lettering and decoration (a little frayed at head); marbled edges, front pastedown with nineteenth century …