Memorie storiche dell'Australia : particolarmente della missione Benedettina di Nuova Norcia e degli usi costumi degli Australiani / per Rudesindo Salvado

Title

Memorie storiche dell'Australia : particolarmente della missione Benedettina di Nuova Norcia e degli usi costumi degli Australiani / per Rudesindo Salvado

Creator

Salvado, Rosendo, 1814-1900

Publisher

Roma [Rome] : S. Congreg. de Propaganda Fide

Date

1851

Extent

xii, 388 pages : 1 map (folded)

Spatial Coverage

24 cm.

Type

text

Language

Italian

Description

The establishment and early years of the Benedictine Mission at New Norcia, Western Australia, and the story of its founder, preceded by a general survey of Australia and followed by accounts of the Aboriginals. There are notes on the natural history, including accounts of whales and whaling.
Bound in non-contemporary half levant morocco with gold tooling on spine.

Subject

Benedictines -- Missions -- Western Australia -- New Norcia -- History.
New Norcia Benedictine Mission -- History.
New Norcia Benedictine Aborignal Mission of Western Australia.
Aboriginal Australians -- Missions -- Western Australia.
Aboriginal Australians -- Western Australia.
Missionaries -- Spain -- Biography.
Missionaries -- Western Australia -- Biography.
Missions, Spanish -- Western Australia -- New Norcia -- History.
Australia -- History -- 1788-1851.
New Norcia (W.A.)
Western Australia -- History -- 1829-1900.

Identifier

279.41 S1821 MSDA 1851

Coverage

Italy

Abstract

Copy of the first Italian edition (1851) bound with engraved plates from the third Spanish edition; includes Europeanised depictions of body decoration (cicatrization, nasal piercing) butchery with taap knife, family group, death spears and spearthrower, fire making and burial not reproduced in other editions; see later edition annotations for further content details.

Is Referenced By

Goold Library Inventory, p. 1

Bibliographic Citation

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 15420

Rights Holder

Mannix Library

Inventory Title

Australia mem. stor. dell.

Abbreviated Author

Salvado

Goold Inventory Holdings

1 8vo [no tick]

Inventory Place/Publisher

Roma

Inventory date

1854

Binding materials & treatment

Gold tooled bindings (Binding)

Printing and publishing evidence

Imprimaturs (Printing)

Paper types

Wove papers (Paper)
Machine-made papers (Paper)

Provenance evidence

Association copies (Provenance)

Other library holdings

Citation

Salvado, Rosendo, 1814-1900, “Memorie storiche dell'Australia : particolarmente della missione Benedettina di Nuova Norcia e degli usi costumi degli Australiani / per Rudesindo Salvado,” Archbishop Goold Special Collection, accessed September 20, 2020, https://gooldlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/14.

Geolocation