Catalogues

Elist 33 ~ Prints, West Point, Australia, Caricatures

107 items including West Point hop card collection including dance with "Mr. Eisenhauer, 1915"; an extra-illustrated family copy of A Scamper from Yorkshire to the United States, with a Glance at Canada, 1878, illustrated with 18 watercolors; Strictures on Female Education, Phila. 1793, recommended by Abigail Adams to her husband; prints by Matisse, Steinlen, Rops, Cameron, Weir, Millet; a suite of rich period colored French caricatures by Paul Gavarini; a talented young woman’s pencil sketch of A Villa on the Hudson after Currier & Ives; an uncommon 2nd edition of Governor Phillip’s Voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay, 1790; a large albumen photograph of a woman with a stereoscopic viewer; Brooklyn Bridge construction photographs by Robert Talfor; WWI autograph album signed by Australian killed at the Western Front.

Books, Prints, Ephemera, Photographs, Maps

Elist 32 - Aviation, New Zealand, Prints, West Point

79 items including unusual Aviation items- a program card for July 1927 reception in Paris for Chamberlin, Levine & Byrd; the group photo of New Guinea natives & staff on a GUBA seaplane’s wings, the first seaplane to fly around the world 1939; the printing plate from Byrd’s 1929 Christmas card with Antarctic scene.  Prints including the neoclassical masterpiece, the Hamilton Vase, 1767; two aquatints from Wall’s Hudson River Portfolio, 1826 of Beacon & Fort Montgomery NY; the monumental print of the Warwick Vase by Piranesi, 1778;  of New Zealand interest - the Kiwi from Dumont D’Urville’s voyage, 1846; Earl of Auckland, 1850; proof plate of William Martin, 1st Chief Justice of NZ; pen & ink of Wangapeka Station, ca. 1881; Trades of Bengal, exquisite 19th century paintings on mica ; 1881-82 Puck Magazine with depressingly relevant caricatures – anti-immigrant, anti-Semitic, anti-Native American; the Gun Issue; ALS from a Singapore resident to her London bookseller complaining about abridged editions of Susan Warner’s books; a group of West Point hop cards, 1876-1928; racism at West Point in the broadside The West Point Mob, decrying racism there & recommending closure of the Academy, 1871.

Books, Prints, Ephemera, Photographs, Maps.

AUSTRALIA IN MAPS 1540 - 1898.

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.

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.