Pacific

  • # 18467

    BRY, Johann Theodor de; Johann ISRAEL (illustrator)

    Indiae orientalis (Small Voyages), Parts IV-XI.

    The first Latin editions of Parts IV-XI (eight parts in two volumes) of one of the most important collections of voyages published in the Age of Discovery, primarily devoted to the exploration of the East Indies and containing 140 engraved plates and maps illustrating voyages to the Spice Islands, India, Africa and North America. The …

  • # 21294

    MAGRA, James Maria (attributed)

    A Journal of a Voyage round the World in His Majesty’s Ship Endeavour, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, and 1771;

    Undertaken in Pursuit of Natural Knowledge, at the Desire of the Royal Society: containing All the various Occurrences of the Voyage, with Descriptions of several new discovered Countries in the Southern Hemisphere; and Accounts of their Soil and Productions; and of many Singularities in the Structure, Apparel, Customs, Manners, Policy, Manufactures, &c. of their Inhabitants. …

  • # 21569

    JARVES, James Jackson (editor)

    The Polynesian, 1844-45 : 21 issues of the weekly Honolulu newspaper, official organ of the Hawaiian Government.

    Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands : J. J. Jarves, 1844-45. Twenty-one individual issues, folio newspaper (460 x 300 mm), bifolium format; disbound; text in English and Hawaiian; most issues with some water staining (not affecting legibility of the print), otherwise well preserved; accompanied by the near-contemporary marbled papered board covers (now detached, chipped and heavily worn) …

  • # 22342

    AĞANIN, Hasan (publisher)

    صغير جغرافي اطلاسى [Small Geographical Atlas] 

    Constantinople, Hasan Ağanın [circa 1890]. Octavo, printed mauve papered boards with image of a globe (edges chipped), cloth spine, salmon endpaper (gutters split, early Armenian owner’s inscription dated 1892), unpaginated, 14 double page lithographed maps with hand colouring, a very good. The maps are of : the world (in two hemispheres); Europe (three maps, one …

  • # 22264

    GOULD, John (1804 - 1881)

    Geoffroyius Timorlaoensis, Meyer. (Tenimber parrot, or Tanimbar red-cheeked parrot)

    Lithograph with vivid original hand colouring, measures 560 x 375 mm (sheet), titled lower margin, Letterpress sheet of descriptive text included. A plate from The Birds of New Guinea and the Adjacent Papuan Islands (London : published by the author, 1875-1888), Gould’s last great colourplate book, completed after Gould’s death by Dr. R. B. Sharpe. Approximately …

  • # 22262

    GOULD, John (1804 - 1881)

    Casuarius westermanni (Westerman’s cassowary, or Dwarf cassowary)

    Lithograph with vivid original hand colouring, measures 545 x 365 mm (sheet), titled lower margin, Letterpress sheet of descriptive text included. A plate from The Birds of New Guinea and the Adjacent Papuan Islands (London : published by the author, 1875-1888), Gould’s last great colourplate book, completed after Gould’s death by Dr. R. B. Sharpe. Approximately …

  • # 22276

    GOULD, John (1804 - 1881)

    Parotia lawesi, Ramsay (or Lawe’s Bird of Paradise)

    Lithograph with vivid original hand colouring, measures 560 x 375 mm (sheet), titled lower margin, pale foxing. Letterpress sheet of descriptive text included. Defective, 3 cm of loss to image due to offset abrasion on to letterpress sheet. A plate from The Birds of New Guinea and the Adjacent Papuan Islands (London : published by the …

  • # 22272

    GOULD, John (1804 - 1881)

    Phonygama purpureoviolacea, Meyer. (Purple-and-violet manucode)

    Lithograph with vivid original hand colouring, measures 560 x 375 mm (sheet), titled lower margin, Letterpress sheet of descriptive text included. A plate from The Birds of New Guinea and the Adjacent Papuan Islands (London : published by the author, 1875-1888), Gould’s last great colourplate book, completed after Gould’s death by Dr. R. B. Sharpe. Approximately …

  • # 22275

    GOULD, John (1804 - 1881)

    Cracticus rufescens, Devis. (Rufous crow-shrike)

    Lithograph with vivid original hand colouring, measures 560 x 375 mm (sheet), titled lower margin, pale foxing. Letterpress sheet of descriptive text included. Defective, 3 cm of loss to image due to offset abrasion on to letterpress sheet. A plate from The Birds of New Guinea and the Adjacent Papuan Islands (London : published by the …

  • # 22263

    GOULD, John (1804 - 1881)

    Casuarius bicarunculatus (Two-wattled cassowary, or Southern cassowary)

    Lithograph with vivid original hand colouring, measures 545 x 365 mm (sheet), titled lower margin, Letterpress sheet of descriptive text included. A plate from The Birds of New Guinea and the Adjacent Papuan Islands (London : published by the author, 1875-1888), Gould’s last great colourplate book, completed after Gould’s death by Dr. R. B. Sharpe. Approximately …

  • # 22274

    GOULD, John (1804 - 1881)

    Rallicula Forbesi, Sharpe. (Forbe’s rail, or Forbes’s forest rail or Forbes’s forest crake)

    Lithograph with vivid original hand colouring, measures 560 x 375 mm (sheet), titled lower margin, Letterpress sheet of descriptive text included. Defective, 3 cm of loss to image due to offset abrasion on to letterpress sheet. A plate from The Birds of New Guinea and the Adjacent Papuan Islands (London : published by the author, 1875-1888), …

  • # 22271

    GOULD, John (1804 - 1881)

    Zosterops renfovae, Tristr. (Rendova white-eye)

    Lithograph with vivid original hand colouring, measures 560 x 375 mm (sheet), titled lower margin, Letterpress sheet of descriptive text included. A plate from The Birds of New Guinea and the Adjacent Papuan Islands (London : published by the author, 1875-1888), Gould’s last great colourplate book, completed after Gould’s death by Dr. R. B. Sharpe. Approximately …

  • # 22270

    GOULD, John (1804 - 1881)

    Melilestes iliolophus, Salvad. (Long-plumed honey-eater, or Gray-bellied Honeyeater)

    Lithograph with vivid original hand colouring, measures 560 x 375 mm (sheet), titled lower margin, Letterpress sheet of descriptive text included. A plate from The Birds of New Guinea and the Adjacent Papuan Islands (London : published by the author, 1875-1888), Gould’s last great colourplate book, completed after Gould’s death by Dr. R. B. Sharpe. Approximately …

  • # 21614

    COLLEGE OF MEDICINE (SINGAPORE)

    The Tropical Diet Chart

    Singapore : Biochemical Laboratory, College of Medicine, 1932. Separately issued large folio sheet (500 x 360 mm), folding to 250 x 180 mm, recto with table setting out 7 main groups of food types with suggested quantities for a balanced daily intake, captioned in English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil; verso divided into four panels each …

  • # 14764

    Unknown.

    [POSTER]. Africa & Oceania (screenprint and original texta design)

    Melbourne : RMIT Faculty of Art Gallery, 1978. Screenprint on paper, 600 x 750 mm (image), lightly creased, showing a Massim canoe splashboard from the Trobriand Islands (south-east of the island of New Guinea), accompanied by the original large format black texta mockup design for the poster. The artist is unknown but would have been …

  • # 22269

    GOULD, John (1804 - 1881)

    Myzomela nigrita, Gray. (Black honey-eater, or Papuan black myzomela)

    Lithograph with vivid original hand colouring, measures 560 x 375 mm (sheet), titled lower margin, Letterpress sheet of descriptive text included. A plate from The Birds of New Guinea and the Adjacent Papuan Islands (London : published by the author, 1875-1888), Gould’s last great colourplate book, completed after Gould’s death by Dr. R. B. Sharpe. Approximately …