Catalogues

Elist 41 ~ Posters, Maps, Rugby, Military, Australia, China

Elist 41 ~ Posters, Maps, Rugby, Military, Australia, China

75 items including a group of Australian travel posters by Northfield, Trompf and others; a letter from a woman tradesperson in 1850 Adelaide urging her plumber sister to immigrate; a Paris postcard posted from Germany on the eve of the 1936 Berlin Olympics; maps including Bougainville’s Port Jackson, 1837, Alexandria by Braun & Hogenberg, ca. 1575; Karma, a Story of Early Buddhism by Hasagewa, 1896; 1939 photograph & trip ephemera album of the “Prime Minister of Mirth”, George Robey and wife, their return to England flying Qantas necessitated by the start of W.W.I.I.;  Salictum Woburnense: or, a Catalogue of Willows Indigenous and Foreign, one of 50 copies privately printed, 1829 with 140 plates;  Gen. Winfield Scott, Rules and Regulations for the Field Exercise and Manoeuvres of Infantry in original boards, 1815; print of the dingo from rare colored edition of Philip’s Voyage… to Botany Bay.

Photographs, books, maps, ephemera

Cook's Last Voyage

Cook's Last Voyage

Cook's Last Voyage - The Artistic Vision in John Webber's Prints Unpublished Aquatints; Lifetime Issues; Boydell Issues A series of Webber views of Cook's third voyage to the South Pacific including New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga, Tahiti, Krakatoa, French Polynesia, Vietnam, Russian Kamchatka and Macao in China, published from 1787 to 1820.