70 items including an unrecorded children's two-sided puzzle, a double hemisphere map & animals of the world, including the lyrebird & kangaroo; a small archive of missionaries to the hospitals in Futsing by the Methodist Episcopal Church, 1895-1927; an American’s real photo annotated postcards of the Xinhài Gémìng, Xinhai Revolution of 1911; a meticulous photographic record of a superb English silver collection including Paul Lamerie & Queen Anne & George I pieces, magnificently bound; original watercolors of French theater costume designs by Minon, ca. 1920; the limited, large paper Shakespeare Head edition of Defoe’s Novels & Selected Writing, in the original dust wrappers; W.W.I manuscript journal on the HMS Doris in the Dardanelles including the bombardment of ANZAC Cove 26 April 1915; an 1867 Bordeaux wine merchant’s extensive New York price list; a rare silk scarf commemorating the Italian Risorgimento; a number of items on Mining around the world.
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Movie ticket to Japanese internment camp in Idaho, WWII; letter about potential emigration from a poorhouse in Wales to New South Wales, 1838; charming penguin characters painted on silk squares...
108 items including Steichen’s The Early Years 1900-1927, limited edition; Patrick White inscription recommending Nolan’s “Outback” to White’s US publishers; Greco’s Chess Made Easy, 1750, which passed through the Whitman...
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.