Elist 25- China, Japan, James Cook, Australia
110 items including handsome Sea Mosses albums, seaweeds of Santa Cruz CA & NY Harbor, 1878; 185 postcards of China~ Hong Kong, Macau, Chefoo, Peking, Canton & Shanghai; a variety of items on Captain Cook, including a collection of Cook images; a proof edition of George Carter’s superb The Death of Captain James Cook by the Indians of O,why,ee…; the Spy cartoon of W.G. Grace, with his autograph; an archive of 460 professional photographs of American historical & political handkerchiefs; an album of ephemera from the Japan-British Exhibition of 1910 & an English family's visit to Japan; Plattes’ A Discovery of Subterranean Treasure…, the 1st useful English text on metallurgy; La Loubere’s New Historical Relation of the Kingdom of Siam… 1693, from the South Manchuria Railway Library; collection of unusual WWI silk postcards; the 1st issue of Hankow Daily News 1906 advertising West Australian timber; a Japanese silk sample album showcasing the new synthetic dye colors of purple, mauves and bright hot reds, ca. 1900. Books, photographs, prints, ephemera.