44 items including an ALS from Will Humphrys, prominent print engraver in Philadelphia, London & Italy; 1871 ALS from Manchester, Iowa Quaker giving price for farm land; Joyce’s Finnegans Wake, limited 1st edition with the list of corrections published later; A New and Correct History of New Holland… by A Society of Gentlemen, Glasgow 1796, Ferguson 247; a very large albumen photograph for Rogers Locomotive Works, New Jersey of a St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba Railway engine, 1887; The Cadet Game, a 1905 Milton Bradley game based on West Point; Tuckey’s Account of the Voyage to establish a Colony at Port Phillip… the first and only period account of the failed attempt to settle Victoria, 1805; 1st printing of Malaeska by Ann Stephens, which later achieved fame as the first dime novel; a selection of prints & maps about Macao, China; the family annotated copy of Memoirs of Captain James Wilson the London Missionary Society captain to the South Seas and India, 1815; the scarce account of the 2nd Mutiny against Wm. Bligh, the Rum Rebellion. Books, prints, ephemera, ephemera.
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104 items including 2 editions of Wade’s Panorama of the Hudson River, 1846 & 1847;the program for the 1st ANZAC commemoration, London 1916, autographed; The Shipwrecked Orphans, a firsthand account...
An impressive collection of 262 antiquarian Australian maps & double hemispheres with Australian interest, a collection over 50 years in the making. For sale as a collection.