Elist 26- Antarctic, Photographs, Atlases, Hudson River, China, Australia
72 items including Barnard’s History of England with four manuscript maps related to James Cook & the 1st public reading of the Declaration of Independence; Antarctic Days signed by Shackleton; a rare plaque commemorating Amundsen’s achievement at the South Pole; he complete set of Péron / Freycinet Voyage de Découvertes aux Terres Australes in the original pink papered boards; a silver salver given to Captain Royds from his Discovery expedition messmates on the occasion of his marriage, 1917. Photograph albums including a New Guinea anthropological expedition 1930’s possibly related to Archbold’s 3rd expedition; album of Paris Communards transported to New Caledonia, 1872-9. An artist’s archive of silhouette art: Shakespearean plays, opera and ballet by a Southern woman artist, 1890-1942; Mary G. Houston Riviere Art Nouveau binding; an unrecorded convict broadside of James Tawella Chinese missionary press New Testament 1856; a trade card for the Hudson River steamship Olive Branch, the steamboat involved in the breaking of the Hudson River monopoly. Books, photographs, maps & atlases, ephemera.