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 Atlas, with the first printed map of the State of Ohio; long run of the cult periodical The Voice of the I Am; archive of photographs & letters of the Selfridge family nanny; Novvus Orbis, sive descriptio Indiae Occidentalis, the 1st true account of Le Maire - Schouten's expedition, the 1st around Cape Horn, 1622; Julia Child letters on Californian wine; rare children’s work Geography Epitomized, one of the first American works to include Cook’s Voyages, Stanford NY 1805; handsome lithograph portraits of Maori chiefs, 1877; a striking photograph album of a voyage from Canada to New York City via Lake Champlain and the Hudson River, 1907; inscribed photograph of Robert Peary to his financial backer, Zenas Crane; a copy of the Borman Report on the West Point Honor Code, extensively annotated by Col. Reeder. Books, photographs, ephemera, maps, prints.
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93 items including Spiers & Pond wine list for the 1867 Paris Exhibition, Melbourne entrepreneurs who organized the 1st Cricket test match in Australia; Hugh Hefner’s That Toddlin’ Town!, his...
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.