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Elist 37 ~ Banking; Civil War; Photography; Slavery; Australia

Elist 37 ~ Banking; Civil War; Photography; Slavery; Australia

88 items including a group of Civil War items from the Confederate point of view; a contract to sell American guns in South America during the Paraguayan War by two Civil War veterans, 1867; a Revolutionary War writ from South Carolina signed by William Henry Drayton, representative to the Continental Congress, 1776; l'Abbé Prévost’s Histoire Générale des Voyages, with folding maps by Bellin, 17 vols, 1746-61; photography of New South Wales, Victoria & the South Pacific; real photo postcards, one of four generations of the Talbot family of Colac, Victoria, 1915; a cyanotype of three Native American boys taken by an Indian schools teacher in Nevada & Illinois, 1909; Pomerol, scarce definitive work on one of Bordeaux’s least known appellations, privately published by Martin Neal, limited to 3,000 copies, 2012.   

Books, Photographs, Prints, Ephemera, Maps

Elist 36 ~ Mining, Children’s, China, Maps, Puzzles, Kangaroos

Elist 36 ~ Mining, Children’s, China, Maps, Puzzles, Kangaroos

70 items including an unrecorded children's two-sided puzzle, a double hemisphere map & animals of the world, including the lyrebird & kangaroo; a small archive of missionaries to the hospitals in Futsing by the Methodist Episcopal Church, 1895-1927; an American’s real photo annotated postcards of the Xinhài Gémìng, Xinhai Revolution of 1911; a meticulous photographic record of a superb English silver collection including Paul Lamerie & Queen Anne & George I pieces, magnificently bound; original watercolors of French theater costume designs by Minon, ca. 1920; the limited, large paper Shakespeare Head edition of Defoe’s Novels & Selected Writing, in the original dust wrappers; W.W.I manuscript journal on the HMS Doris in the Dardanelles including the bombardment of ANZAC Cove 26 April 1915; an 1867 Bordeaux wine merchant’s extensive New York price list; a rare silk scarf commemorating the Italian Risorgimento; a number of items on Mining around the world.

INSTITUTIONS: Deferred billing available for this end-of-budget cycle.

AUSTRALIA IN MAPS 1540 - 1898.

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

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.