Elist 27- W.W.1, New York, Photographs, China, Australia, Cricket
93 items including Spiers & Pond wine list for the 1867 Paris Exhibition, Melbourne entrepreneurs who organized the 1st Cricket test match in Australia; Hugh Hefner’s That Toddlin’ Town!, his first book of caricatures, signed; W.W.1 manuscript journal by H.J. Bowden, British navy stoker, present at the bombardment of Anzac Cove 26 April 1915; Antarctic letter from Thomas Poulter, savior of Richard Byrd, “Dear Son, Greetings from the South Pole. I hope I am alive till thee gets this…” 1936; a collection of artist’s proof plates of Bartlett’s famous American Scenery; Henry Bunbury’s Arrowsmith Map of Discoveries in Australia, 1834, the namesake of Bunbury, Western Australia; a New York colonial writ issued by Chief Justice James De Lancey, who preside over the Zenger trial, 1745; a remarkable trade card for the Hudson River steamboat Olive Branch, the key to breaking the monopoly of Fulton & Livingston on Hudson River navigation, ca. 1825; a series of land subdivision posters of the Sydney area, 1920s.
Books, photographs, ephemera, maps, prints.