Catalogues

Elist 40 ~ Prints, Rugby, Maps, Autographs, Fine Bindings

Elist 40 ~ Prints, Rugby, Maps, Autographs, Fine Bindings

84 items including L’Art Arabe a Alger with evocative photogravures of Algeria by Jean Geiser, one copy on OCLC; William Dawes 1792 map of Sydney illustrating the first exploration of the Sydney basin; Czech/Nazi propaganda poster Japonska Vitezna Vlajka nad Pacifikem showing the proposed Japanese advance across the Pacific towards Australia, 1942; Civil War regimental clothing issue list for the 12th Connecticut Artillery, signed by soldiers, 1864; The Book of Exotic Birds by Jerrard [1852] with an 1855 California gold fields inscription in a special lacquered binding possibly created in California at the time; fine bindings including Beaux & Belles of England, Edition Magnifique, limited to 26 copies, Letters of Madame de Sevigne and Works of Samuel Johnson; Views of Fremantle W.A. in 1892, large panoramic view of Fremantle, 1892; stunning double plate images of pineapples from Volckamer’s Nurnberische Hesperides, c. 1710, etc.

Prints, maps, photographs, books, ephemera

Elist 39 ~ African American; New York; Mining; Photography; Australia

Elist 39 ~ African American; New York; Mining; Photography; Australia

72 items including interesting ALS & TLS; Kowaliga School for Colored Youth, Alabama 1912; to & from the Tichborne Claimant; a Victorian street ballad Y Negro Du, by Dai'r Cantwr, transported to Tasmania, unrecorded in Trove; Confederate broadside General Loring, To the People of Western Virginia, 1862; Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Victoria, 1903-25, abundance of maps of mostly goldfields; An Essay on the Church with a possible Colonial bookplate of John Moore, 1787; Charleton, Inquisitioes medico-physicae, treatise on menstruation, 1656; manuscript title to a large tract near Brookhaven Long Island, on behalf of Austin Corbin of LIRR, 1885;  manuscript ledger of German American Merchants in NYC 1845-1882; photographs of Dunedin, NZ & Dubbo NSW; signed cabinet card of Sir Alfred Stephen, NSW jurist, 1887; Mathew Brady photographs of West Point, 1865.

Broadsides, manuscript, photographs; books; 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Cook's Last Voyage - The Artistic Vision in John Webber's Prints Unpublished Aquatints; Lifetime Issues; Boydell Issues A series of Webber views of Cook's third voyage to the South Pacific including New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga, Tahiti,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.