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, relating to London stage plays, 1913; the signature of "the Mandarin: He Sing”, crew member of the 1st ship from China to dock in New York City, 1847; a series of children’s games from block puzzles to hundreds of lead figures from around the world; Boomerang, a rare French game that launches small metal boomerangs at bowling pins, 1905; a sammelband of 34 pamphlets on gynecology, with a scarce Alabama imprint of Bozeman's Remarks on Vesico-Vaginal Fistule, 1856-1886; letters of an emigrant from Scotland to New Zealand speaking of "mismanagement" of the rescue of Burke & Wills, 1879-1905; 4 King photographs of Sydney; Gauthier’s Panoramic View of Papeetee harbor; two glass negatives of Australian boxers and their promoter, 1921; magnificent German folio chromolithographs illustrating Wagner’s Ring cycle, 1896.
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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.