Catalogues

Elist 43 ~ New York City, China, Australia, Ephemera, Photographs, Maps

Elist 43 ~ New York City, China, Australia, Ephemera, Photographs, Maps

56 items including Shanghai Municipal Police album of photographs & postcards, 1905-10; Essay on Irish Bulls, inscribed by Maria Edgeworth, 1808; autograph letter written by Robert Scott, written in the Antarctic, possibly with a partial fingerprint, 1911; photograph album of early Hollywood Silent movie stars, including Charlie Chaplin, mostly signed; a large collection of New York City stereoviews, the lifelong collection of a NYC collector; Prix Courant trading & commodity lists for trade between France & the Middle East, 1730-1821; a young French woman’s 1829 prize-winning drawing of Grapes, from a free French drawing school run by women; unrecorded copy of Modern Methods of Birth Control or Family Limitation, pre-1927; Salictum Woburnense: or, a Catalogue of Willows…in the Collection of the Duke of Bedford, 1829, one of 50 copies; Herrera’s Novus Orbis, 1622, reporting on the 1st voyage around Cape Horn & the 1st image of California as an island.

Books, Maps, Print, Ephemera, Photographs, etc.

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Cook's Last Voyage - The Artistic Vision in John Webber's Prints Unpublished Aquatints; Lifetime Issues; Boydell Issues A series of Webber views of Cook's third voyage to the South Pacific including New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga, Tahiti,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