97 items including a Map of Peking revised just after the Boxer Rebellion to illustrate the areas of occupation by the Eight Nation Alliance; Robert Scott ALS written in the Antarctic, possibly one of his last autographs; rare view of Singapore by George Edward Madeley, 1840; unrecorded sample book by Australian photographer & early filmmaker H. Walter Barnett; Charles Kean presentation programs for Royal performances at Windsor Castle 1849; photograph albumsof Gledswood an early Australian vineyard in NSW; South Asian/Indian people and trades ca. 1920; a US military man’s travels through the Philippines, Southeast Asia, Australia, NZ & Canada, 1926; a young man’s European tour visiting the 1900 Paris Exposition; Civil War tintype of a young boy in a Confederate great coat; WWII hand-made soldier’s album Netherlands East Indies, Visit to a Village. ALS from Ernest Shackleton, Edmund Fanning and an appeal from a Sing Sing Prisoner 1876. Books, photographs, autographed letters, ephemera, maps, prints.
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103 items including Rembrandt’s etching of Studies of the Heads of Saskia and Others, signed by a Parisian printseller in 1801; 1st edition of Aaron Arrowsmith’s New and Elegant General...
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.