Our 50th Elist ~ Celebrating 46 years in Business
61 items including ~ Bill of lading for shipping books to young Henry Knox, Boston, from Thomas Longman, signed by Knox and Capt. James Scott, a witness to the Boston Tea Party, 1772; two monumental world maps, A General Map of the World or Terraqueous Globe, 1787 & 1799 editions showing Bass Strait discoveries; ALS from Robert Scott, written in the Antarctic, possibly with Scott’s thumbprint, [1911?]; proof plates of Thomas Cole’s The Voyage of Life; father of the Hudson River School; John Webber, unpublished views drawn for Views in the South Seas, 1787-88 & his View in Macao in two versions; the rarest Lifetime Issue colored by Webber himself & the Boydell issue, 1788-92 & 1809; Rembrandt etching Studies of the Heads of Saskia, 1636; silver salver signed in facsimile by crew members of Robert Scott’s first Antarctic Expedition; Chinese pith paintings from the library of Edward & Estelle Doheny, 1840-1870s; Charles Preuss’ topographical map, the first issue of the first map “to show the Oregon Trail accurately with great detail” 1846; 1938 painting of Walking Buffalo. Stoney Tribe Councillor, Alta, ’38 by G.B. Mitchell; Henry Squires’ annotated opera scores for Melbourne performances, a tenor who toured Australia extensively, 1850s; unrecorded 1791 Christmas Piece Broadside depicting The Death of Captn. James Cook, dedicated an early Dutch resident of New York; rare chart by Jas. Imray’s A New Chart of Terra Australia…, 1853; The Horse Fair, Rosa Bonheur’s large etching published by Gambart, 1863.
Prints, Maps, Books, Autographs, Photographs, Ephemera.
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