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A roving San Francisco correspondent in Hawaii

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1 A HAOLO [= BATES, George Washington].
Sandwich Island notes.
New York, Harper & Brothers, 1854. 8vo. 20th-century blue half cloth, marbled boards. With full-page wood-engraved frontispiece portrait of Alexander Liholiho and 21 wood-engraved illustrations (of which 9 full-page) in text. 493, [1] pp. Full description >>

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The Chinese Rites Controversy

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2 [ALEXANDRE, Noël].
Apologia de' Padri Domenicani missionarii della China, overo rispostra al libro del P. le Tellier Giesuita intitolato Desesa de' nuovi cristiani, ed alla Dichiarazione del Padre Le Gobien della medesima compagnia.
Including: Documenta controversiam missionarum apostolicorum imperii sinici de cultu praefertim Confucii philosophi, & progenitorum defunctorum spectantia…
Cologne, heirs of Cornelis d'Egmond, 1699. 2 parts in 1 volume. 8vo. Contempary vellum. 613 [= 495], [1]; 193, [3] pp. Full description >>

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Urdu Gospel of St Luke and Acts of the Apostles, printed at Calcutta in Arabic type

Urdu Gospel of St Luke and Acts of the Apostles, printed at Calcutta in Arabic type Urdu Gospel of St Luke and Acts of the Apostles, printed at Calcutta in Arabic type Urdu Gospel of St Luke and Acts of the Apostles, printed at Calcutta in Arabic type View picture(s)

3 [BIBLE - LUKE & ACTS - URDU].
The Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles in Hindustání.
Calcutta (Kolkata), The Bible Translation Society, American and Foreign Bible Society (printed at the Baptist Mission Press), 1850. 12mo in 8s and 4s. Contemporary dark brown cloth with the publisher’s letterpress-printed paper spine label. With the title in Hindustani (Urdu) and English, and the text in Urdu only. The pages procede from right to left like a normal book in Arabic type. Set in 2 sizes of Arabic type with the English title in roman capitals. [1], [1 blank], 191, [1 blank] pp. Full description >>

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"First Australian treatise on bankruptcy" (Sweet & Maxwell). Dedication copy by the author

"First Australian treatise on bankruptcy" (Sweet & Maxwell). Dedication copy by the author "First Australian treatise on bankruptcy" (Sweet & Maxwell). Dedication copy by the author View picture(s)

4 BURTON, William Westbrooke.
The insolvent law of New South Wales, with practical directions and forms.
Sydney, W.F. Moffitt, 1842. 8vo. Contemporary straight grained red sheepskin, spine with title lettered in gold and pasted shelf number (W. MOFFITT, Sydney). VIII, 202 pp. Full description >>

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Jesuit letters from Japan

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5 [JESUITS - JAPAN].
Cartas que los Padres y Hermanos de la Compañia de Jesus, que andan en los Reynos de Japon[,] escrvieron a los dela misma Compañia, desde el año de mil y quinientos y quare[n]ta y nueve, hasta el de mil y quinientos y setenta y uno. En las quales se da noticia de las varias costumbres y idolatrias de aquella gentilidad: y se cuenta el principio y successo y bondad de los Christianos de aquellas partes.
Alcala, Juan Iñiguez de Lequerica, 1575. 4to in 8s. Contemporary limp sheepskin parchment sewn on 3 leather thongs, laced through at the folds, reinforced with 2 pieces from a 16th-century(?) manuscript, remains of leather ties, later manuscript title label. With woodcut of the Crucifixion on the back of the colophon (2Rv, before the table of contents at the end), charming woodcut initials, and 1 page (p. 72) with woodcut Japanese characters for 12 words in text. [10], 315, [5] ll. Full description >>

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Distribution of Australasian sea snails of the genus Voluta, some with a 30 cm shell

Distribution of Australasian sea snails of the genus Voluta, some with a 30 cm shell View picture(s)

6 COX, James Charles.
Distribution of Australasian volutes.
Sydney, Alexander W. Douglas, 1872. 8vo. Contemporary blue paper wrappers. Set in roman types, the title-page with two words in a modern textura and the author's name in sans-serif. 21, [1] pp. Full description >>

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John Crawfurd's sequel to his History of the Indian Archipelago

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7 CRAWFURD, John.
A descriptive dictionary of the Indian Islands & adjacent countries.
London, Bradbury & Evans, 1856. 8vo. Original publisher's blind-blocked brown cloth, sewn on 3 recessed cords, with a hollow back, title in gold on spine. With a folding engraved map of parts of the East Indies and Southeast Asia, with title “Asiatic Archipelago”. [4], 459, [1 blank] pp. Full description >>

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Sailing the globe: visiting the Sandwich Islands and California

Sailing the globe: visiting the Sandwich Islands and California Sailing the globe: visiting the Sandwich Islands and California Sailing the globe: visiting the Sandwich Islands and California View picture(s)

8 DUHAUT-CILLY, Auguste.
Viaggio intorno al globo principalmente alla California ed alle Isole Sandwich negli anni 1826, 1827, 1828 e 1829.
Turin, Stabilimento Tipografico Fontana, 1841. 2 volumes. 8vo. Contemporary purple half calf with gilt title on gilt decorated spine. Marbled blue boards. With 4 wood-engraved plates: 'Veduta del porto e della vallata d'' Anarora nell' Isola di Waho.- Veduta di Monterye nell'Alta California, presa dalla rada.- Veduta della missione di San Luis rey nella California.- Veduta di Ross (Stabilimento Russo vicino alla Bodega).' XVI, 296; 592 pp. Full description >>

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One of 50 copies in half morocco

One of 50 copies in half morocco View picture(s)

9 FORBES, David.
Hawaiian national bibliography 1780-1900.
Honolulu, University of Hawai'i Press; Sydney, Hordern House, 1999-2003. 4 volumes. 4to. Original publisher's red half morocco, gold-tooled spines. Full description >>

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The natural history, politics and medicine of India and Persia. Highly accurate and told with a fine sense of humour

The natural history, politics and medicine of India and Persia. Highly accurate and told with a fine sense of humour The natural history, politics and medicine of India and Persia. Highly accurate and told with a fine sense of humour The natural history, politics and medicine of India and Persia. Highly accurate and told with a fine sense of humour The natural history, politics and medicine of India and Persia. Highly accurate and told with a fine sense of humour The natural history, politics and medicine of India and Persia. Highly accurate and told with a fine sense of humour View picture(s)

10 FRYER (FREYER), John.
Negenjaarige reyse door Oostindien en Persien ... Begonnen met den jaare 1672 en geeyndigt met den jaare 1681. In agt brieven beschreven door d'heer Johan Freyer, ... Uyt het Engels vertaalt.
The Hague, Abraham de Hondt, Jacobus van Ellinkhuysen and Meyndert Uytwerf, 1700. 4to. Contemporary calf, gold-tooled spine, red sprinkled edges, modern flyleaves. With engraved frontispiece, engraved author's portrait, 3 folding engraved maps and 7 folding engraved plates and views. [8], 566, [26] pp. Full description >>

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Bogor cinema presents!

Bogor cinema presents! Bogor cinema presents! Bogor cinema presents! Bogor cinema presents! Bogor cinema presents! View picture(s)

11 [HOLLYWOOD MEMORABILIA - INDONESIA].
[Collection of 38 flyers (heralds) for movies, from Bogor, Indonesia].
Bogor, 1947-1953. Sizes vary. 38 single sheets, most printed double-sided, several folding, nearly all with illustrations depicting actors and movie scenes, mostly printed in one or two colours, some in four-colour half-tones. Full description >>

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The best Malay dictionary, with detailed definitions and noting related Hindi words

The best Malay dictionary, with detailed definitions and noting related Hindi words The best Malay dictionary, with detailed definitions and noting related Hindi words The best Malay dictionary, with detailed definitions and noting related Hindi words View picture(s)

12 MARSDEN, William.
A dictionary of the Malayan language, in two parts, Malayan and English and English and Malayan.
London, printed for the author by Cox and Baylis, sold by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, and by Black, Parry and Kingsbury, booksellers to the British East India Company, 1812. 4to. Modern blue cloth with a morocco spine label, retaining the nonpareil-marbled edges from the previous contemporary binding. With open italic capitals on the title-page. Set in roman and Arabic types with incidental Devanagari and italic. [1], [1 blank], XV, [1], 589, [1], [2 blank] pp. Full description >>

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A Swedish edition of John Meares's voyages to the North Pacific, China and Hawaii

A Swedish edition of John Meares's voyages to the North Pacific, China and Hawaii A Swedish edition of John Meares's voyages to the North Pacific, China and Hawaii View picture(s)

13 MEARES, John.
Tvänne resor från Ostindien till Americas nordvåstra kust, åren 1786, 1788 och 1789.
Stockholm, printed by J.S. Ekmanson for I. Utters, 1797. 8vo. 19th-century half scheepskin, gold-tooled spine with red morocco title label, marbled sides. [12], 404 pp. Full description >>

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A manuscript log of a naval voyage to Japan

A manuscript log of a naval voyage to Japan A manuscript log of a naval voyage to Japan A manuscript log of a naval voyage to Japan A manuscript log of a naval voyage to Japan A manuscript log of a naval voyage to Japan View picture(s)

14 [MANUSCRIPT - SHIP'S LOG]. OGLE, Robert Bertram E.
Log of H.M.S. Victory from July 26th to September 20th 1865 kept by R.B.E. Ogle and of H.M.S. Orontes from September 20th to January 31st 1866 and of H.M.S. Princess. Royal.
[On board the ships], 1865-1866. Folio. Contemporary half sheepskin, marbled sides. Ink on paper in a ruled logbook. With 11 pencil sketches and 8 hand-drawn charts (3 folding). [Ca. 330 pp]. Full description >>

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Beautifully illustrated account of Japanese life and culture

Beautifully illustrated account of Japanese life and culture Beautifully illustrated account of Japanese life and culture Beautifully illustrated account of Japanese life and culture Beautifully illustrated account of Japanese life and culture Beautifully illustrated account of Japanese life and culture View picture(s)

15 OVERMEER FISSCHER, Johannes Frederik van.
Bijdrage tot de kennis van het Japansche Rijk, ...
Amsterdam, J. Müller & Comp. (printed by C.A. Spin), 1833. Royal 4to (30.5 x 25.5 cm). Contemporary boards, sewn on 3 recessed cords, covered with the original publisher’s illustrated printed paper sides. Rebacked, with the original publisher’s illustrated printed paper backstrip laid down. New endpapers. With 15 lithographed views, scenes, etc., in decorative borders, printed on fine thin paper and mounted on the plates, showing Japanese costumes, people of various trades and professions, calligraphy, a map with view of Mount Fugi, etc. VII, [3], 320 pp. Full description >>

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A Dutch consul general travelling in Australia, to promote a new steamboat line between Australia & the Dutch East Indies

A Dutch consul general travelling in Australia, to promote a new steamboat line between Australia & the Dutch East Indies View picture(s)

16 [PLOOS VAN AMSTEL, Jan Willem].
Verslag eener reis van den Nederlandschen consul-generaal te Melbourne, aan boord van Zr. Ms. Stoomschip Curaçao, langs de Oost- en Noordkust van Australie, in julij - october 1871.
[Signed: Cardwell; Sweers Island; Port Darwin, 1871].
Including: CHESTER, Henry Majoribanks. Reisverhalen van Henry M. Chester.
[Signed: Somerset, 1871].
[Batavia?, 1871]. 4to (26 x 18 cm). Original grey printed paper wrappers. 114 pp. Full description >>

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Single 8vo leaf with 5 Christian prayers for children, in Maori

Single 8vo leaf with 5 Christian prayers for children, in Maori View picture(s)

17 [PRAYERS - CHRISTIAN - MAORI].
He inoi ma nga tamariki.
[Napier?, printed by Robert Coupland Harding?, 1889?]. 8vo (18 x 12.5 cm). Single leaf, printed on 1 side. Set in roman type with incidental italic. [1], [1 blank] pp. Full description >>

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Original watercolour of 3 sunbirds, for Temminck's monumental ornithological work

Original watercolour of 3 sunbirds, for Temminck's monumental ornithological work Original watercolour of 3 sunbirds, for Temminck's monumental ornithological work Original watercolour of 3 sunbirds, for Temminck's monumental ornithological work Original watercolour of 3 sunbirds, for Temminck's monumental ornithological work View picture(s)

18 [WATERCOLOUR - ORNITHOLOGY]. PRÊTRE, Jean Gabriel.
[Souimanga de Kuhl, mâle & femelle & Souimanga à ventre écarlate, mâle (= plate 376/388 from Temminck's Nouveau recueil de planches coloriées d'oiseaux ...)].
[France], 1825. Watercolour of 3 birds on unwatermarked wove paper (ca. 48 x 35 cm), all standing on a branch, the upper branch signed: "JG Prêtre 1825". With the birds numbered in pencil, the plate number and bird names in pencil in the lower left corner, and the upper bird encircled and with added correct plate number. Full description >>

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A great resource for the history of New South Wales

A great resource for the history of New South Wales A great resource for the history of New South Wales A great resource for the history of New South Wales A great resource for the history of New South Wales A great resource for the history of New South Wales View picture(s)

19 [RAYMOND, James (compiler)].
The New South Wales calendar and general post office directory. 1836.
Sydney, printed at the Gazette Office (by Anne Howe) for the Proprietor, [1835?]. 8vo. 19th-century boards, original printed title label to spine. With a folding engraved plan of Sydney, engraved title-page, 8 engraved plates (of which one hand-coloured) and 2 folding tables. [2], VII, [1 blank], XVIII, [1], [1 blank], [16], 408, [2], 147, [1] pp. Full description >>

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Important description of Indochina, with first known map depicting only Annam

Important description of Indochina, with first known map depicting only Annam Important description of Indochina, with first known map depicting only Annam Important description of Indochina, with first known map depicting only Annam View picture(s)

20 RHODES, Alexandre de.
Relazione de' felici successi della Santa Fede predicata da' padri della Compagnia di Giesu nel regno di Tunchino.
Rome, Giuseppe Luna, 1650. 4to. Contemporary vellum, recased.  Woodcut device on title-page, folding map (12.3 x 18.5 cm) of Annam. [16], 326, [2] pp. Full description >>

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