Elist 24 ~ China, Australia, Military, Exploration
91 items including an annotated Newgate Prison Calendars for 1814, listing hundreds of people transported to New South Wales, with extensive manuscript notations; a 1st edition of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring; a very rare Who’s Who in China, 1931; Cooke’s Fifty Plates of Shipping and Craft in proof, extra illustrated, with a group of the engravings from the regular edition, 1829-31; Puzzle for Navigating or Wandering the World, a Japanese board game, 1868 which takes the players throughout America, Australasia, the Poles, Europe and Asia; a French printer’s trade catalogue for labels for wines & spirits, ca. 1890; An Account of the Present State of Egypt by John Remmey, NY 1799, the Green family copy, one of the earliest printing families of the American Colonies; 20 glass plate negatives of Western Australian gold fields ca. 1901, by William Shockley, a contemporary of Herbert Hoover; W.W.I scrap album of Charles Sweeny, the 1st American awarded the Legion of Honor and most likely a spy; rare panoramic lithograph of Brisbane Australia in 1877 by Maclure & Macdonald. Books, photographs, prints, ephemera.