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Specimens of Native Paper from Tongo [sic] and Fiji

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i, King Richard's Road, Leicester, England.

Australia - continued.

159Polynesian Tapas Cloth, made from bark of tree beaten out thin into a paper, and very beautifully decorated with native designs, a fine and perfect piece, about 8 feet x 4 feet, £4 4s. Purchased by advertiser at the sale of the Stamford Institute, June 1st, 1910, where it has been since the foundation in 1836. It is probably one brought home in the " Blonde" from Otaheite.
160------A smaller specimen, about 2 feet square, £2 2s. Both are guaranteed genuine old specimens.
161Pritchard (J. C.) Researches into the Physical History of Mankind. Numerous fine coloured plates, 2 vols., 8vo., beautifully bound in full polished blue calf extra, fine copy, 25s. 1826
162Romilly (H. H.) Letters from the Western Pacific and Mashonaland, 1878-1891, plates. 8vo., cloth, 5s. 6d. 1893
163Specimens of Native Paper, or Tapas Cloth, manufactured by the Natives of the Tonga and Fiji Islands. Mostly decorated with native designs, 12 large actual specimens, with printed title selected and sent home by Rev. J. Hunt, 1847. Folio size, in new half morocco VERY RARE, £4 4S. 1847 Purchased from the Hunt family. Probably the only copies ever offered for sale.
164Stavorinus (Admiral J. S.) Voyages to the East Indies, translated by S. H. Wilcocke, comprising an accurate account of the Possessions of the Dutch in India and at the Cape of Good Hope. Maps, 3 vols., 8vo., beautifully bound in full polished tree calf gilt fine copy, 50s. 1798 The Cape, Batavia, Samarang, Macasser, Amboyna, Surat, Coast of Malabar, Bantan, Bengal, Borneo, etc.
164A------ Another Copy, binding not so fine, 42s.
165Stokes (J. L.) Discoveries in Australia in 1837-43; also Capt. Owen Stanley's Visits to the Islands in the Arafura Sea. Plates, 2 vols., 8voM half calf uncut, cheap ex-library copy, 18s. 1846
166Stuart (Martinus) De Mensch zoo als hij voorkomt op den bekenden Aardbol. bescreeven door M. Stuart afgebeeld door Jacques Kupyer (Australia, Nieu-Holland. America, Nortonshaai. Prinz Willemshai, Noord Indianen, Groeland. Labrador, Vrienden-eilanden, Nieuw-Caledonie, Marquisen-eilanden, Nieuwe-Hebriden. Nieuw Zeeland, Pelew-eilanden, Admiralitsito-eilanden. Van Dieman's Land. Africa, etc.). With 44 most beautiful coloured plates of the Natives, etc., by J. Kupyer, 6 vols., 8vo., very rare, half polished calf, £3 10s. Amsterdam, 1807 Very rare. Not in British Museum. The engravings are quite exquisite.
167Stuart (Capt. C.) Two Expeditions into the Interior of S. Australia in 1829-31, and the Colony of N.S. Wales. Plates, 2 vols.: 8vo., half calf, binding broken, cheap ex-library copy, 10s. 1833
168Terry (C.) New Zealand : its advantages and prospects as a British Colony. Plates, 8vo., new cloth, 15s. page break Bernard Halliday, Catalogue 82, Australia-continued.
169Thompson (Charles) of the Transport Ship " James and Rebecca" [9.73], 1808 Letters of Administration of his estate, on vellum, ios.
170Transportation of W. Muir. Letter of Lady M. Elgin to Mr. Dundas, Sec. of State on behalf of Mr. Muir on the Hulk at Woolwich under Sentence of Transportation, 21 Dec, 1793. Letter from Mr. Hay who went to see Muir on the Hulk but found him unrepentant and boasted of what he had done. He had been visited by Lord Lauderdale, Mr. Sheridan, Mr. Grey, etc., etc., from which it may be presumed his offence was political. Dec. 21, 1793. The 2 Letters, 42s.
171Tuckey (J. H.) Account of a Voyage to establish a Colony at Port Philip in Bass's Strait on the Coast of N.S. Wales, in H.M.S. Calcutta. 8vo., new half calf\ uncut (library stamp on title), £4 ios. 1805
172Very Fine Map of the Islands of New Zealand from the Admiralty Surveys of the English and French Marine, and of the Officers of the New Zealand Company, compiled by James Wild, 1843. Size of map about 48 x 34 inches, mounted on linen and folding into 8vo. cloth case, 15s. 1843
173Wentworth (W. C.) Description of the Colony of New South Wales and Van Dieman's Land. 8vo., new cloth, uncut, 18s. 6d. 1819
175Austria.-Stirling-Maxwell (Sir W.) Don John of Austria, passages from the History of the XVIth Century, 1547-1578. 2 vols., thick roy. 8vo., original cloth, 21s. 1883
176Autograph Prices Current.-A Complete Alphabetical Record of all Autograph Letters, Documents, and Manuscripts, sold by auction in London, and price of each lot and name of purchaser. Vols. 1, 2, 3, 4, roy. 8vo., cloth, 21s. each 1914-18
177Autographs.-Catalogue of the Valuable Collection of Historical MSS. and Autograph Letters of Francis Moore, sold by auction Ap. 28th-May 3, 1856, with a very large number of facsimiles. 8vo., cloth, with prices and purchasers names added, 21s. 1856 A magnificent collection equal in quality, but not extent, to the Morrison collection. The autograph of Richard III. which sold in Morrison sale for about /120 here realised £35.
178Autographs.-British Autography. A collection of Facsimiles of the Handwriting of Royal and Illustrious Personages, with their authentic portraits. 3 vols., 4to., russia gilt, £3 15s. /. Thane, circa 1780 This beautiful work consists of the autographs, reproduced in exact facsimile, with portraits where possible, of over 250 celebrities, whose autographs are valuable on account of their scarcity or interest ; with a short biographical memoir to each. It should prove of the utmost value to collectors, in enabling them to establish the authenticity of specimens. 20