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Lewisohn, Walter Pickett (ca. 1910-1991). Historically Significant Archive of a Member of Admiral Richard E. Byrd’s Second Antarctic Expedition, Walter P. Lewisohn, Including His Original, Richly Illustrated Diary, Kept during the Expedition and Containing the Complete Set of a Very Rare Mimeographed Periodical “The Snowshovel,” Issued on Board the Expedition Ship S.S. “Jacob Ruppert” in Jan. 1934; the Diary’s Typescript; a Complete Set of an Extemely Rare First American Publication in Antarctica - Mimeographed Periodical “The Barrier Bull,” Issued in “Little America” (the Expedition’s Base in Antarctica) in May-July 1934; Lewisohn’s Original Snow Glasses from the Expedition; Original Medals Presented to Lewisohn and to Another Expedition Member, Kennett Rawson; Official Expedition Stationery Leaf with the Postal Stamps, Cancelled in “Little America”; Printed Account of Byrd’s First Antarctic Expedition, Signed by the Author; and Two Groups of Later Ephemera and Original Photographs. Ca. 1933-1935.
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Healey, Charles Terraine (1833-1914). Historically Significant, Content-Rich Archive of Nine Original Manuscript Notebooks, by California’s First Licensed Surveyor, Documenting His Land Surveys in or near Wilmington, Machado, San Fernando, San Joaquin, Long Beach, Stearns Rancho, Narbonne & Weston Partition (Rancho Palos Verdes), Ranchos Las Bolsas and San Marino, Santa Catalina Island Road Survey, Elevation on a Portion of Southern California Railway, First Mapping of Willmore (Long Beach), Early Oil Survey and Drilling at Puente Whittier (Whittier Oil Field), &c.; WITH: Manuscript Field Notes of the Survey of Lands Adjacent to Ranchos Los Coyotes and Los Cerritos (Los Angeles and Orange Counties). Ca. 1882-1904.
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Weatherley, Captain Cecil Poulett (1860-1932). Historically Significant Content-Rich Original Manuscript Notebook Documenting the Exploration and Survey of Lake Bangweulu in British Central Africa (Soon to Become North-Eastern Rhodesia, Now – Zambia), With Detailed Notes on the Local Chiefs, Customs, Methods and Styles of Tattoos, Teeth Filing and Its Negative Impact on the Teeth Health, &c., Illustrated with Over Forty Pencil and Watercolour Maps and Sketches of the Lake Shores, Islands, Marshes, the Course of the Luapula River, Native Hairstyles, &c. Ca. 1898-1899.
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$ 9500.00
Müller, Gerhard Friedrich (1705-1783). Opisanie Sibirskogo Tsarstva i Vsekh Proizshedshikh v Nem Del on Nachala, a Osoblivo ot Pokoreniya Yego Rossiiskoi Derzhave po Sii Vremena; Sochineno Gerardom Friderikom Millerom, Istoriografom i Professorom Universiteta Akademii Nauk i Sotsieteta Aglinskago Chlenom [Description of the Siberian Kingdom and All Affairs That Took Place there from the Beginning, and Especially from its Conquest by the Russian State until These Times; Created by Gerard Friderik Miller, Historiographer and Professor of the University of the Academy of Sciences and a Member of the English Society]. Saint Petersburg: Imp. Academy of Sciences, 1787.
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$ 6500.00
Clifton & Co. (fl. ca. 1890s-1930s) & Others. Album with 97 Original Gelatin Silver Photographs and Collotypes of India, Showing Agra (Taj Mahal Complex, Agra Fort, Moti Masjid, the Tomb of I'timād-ud-Daulah), Bombay (Victoria Terminus, Crawford Market, Dwarakadhish Temple, Government Secretariat, Elphinstone Circle, University Library & Clock Tower, Oval Maidan, Queen’s Statue, Flora Fountain, General Post Office, High Court of Judicature, Elphinstone College & Sassoon Library, Oriental Buildings, Royal Alfred Sailors’ Home, Municipal Hall, Town Hall, Esplanade, Victoria Gardens, &c.), Delhi (Jama Masjid), Shiva Temple in the Elephanta Caves, a Series of Portraits of Indian People, &c. Ca. 1900s.
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Album with 71 Original Well-Preserved Albumen Studio Photographs of Panama, Showing the Construction of the Panama Canal (Dredges, Earthworks and Excavations, Auxiliary Rail Tracks and Trains, Settlements for American Workers), Panama Railroad (Tracks, Bridges, Stations), Colon (Front Street, Count Lesseps Palace, Office of the Panama Railroad Co., Washington Hotel, Bolivar Street, Harbour, &c.), Panama City (General View from the Ancon Hill, Church of Santa Ana, Metropolitan Cathedral, La Merced Church, Panama Bay, Panama Railroad Station, Office of the Panama Canal Company, Grand Hotel, Ruins of the Jesuit Church), Native Panamanians, &c. Ca. 1900s.
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$ 5250.00
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Collection of 79 Original Gelatin Silver Vernacular Photographs of Peru, Showing Rare Early Photos of Machu Picchu and Pisac, Cusco, Huancayo, Paita, Portraits of Peruvian Marker Sellers, Parade Participants, “Street Urchins,” Llama Herdsmen, Mothers with Babies, also Cartagena, Guayaquil, a Panama Canal Lock, &c. Ca. 1920s.
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Lambert, Gustave Richard (1846-1907); Lai Fong (ca. 1839-1890) & Others. Album with 53 Original Albumen Studio Photographs of Singapore (Singapore River, High Street, Post Office & Exchange, Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank, St. Andrew’s Cathedral, Government House, “Cricket Pavilion on New Year’s Day,” Raffles Place, Sri Mariamman Hindu Temple, a Chinese Mansion, Native Quarter and House Boats, a Street Market, Paddle Steamer “Bangkok,” Parks, “Singapore Fruits,” Tomb of a Sultan in Kuta Raja (Banda Aseh), Portraits of Sultan Abu Bakar of Johor, Sultan Jamalul Kiram II of Sulu, a Teucoe (Aristocrat) from the West Coast of Aceh, a Chinese Locksmith, an Opium Smoker, a Chinese girl in a Rich Traditional Dress, a Native Warrior), Hong Kong (Victoria City and Peak, Praya, Pedder Street and the Clock Tower, Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank, Chinese Houseboats, City Streets, Gardens, a Group Portrait of Chinese Noblemen), Portraits of Javanese Dancers and Musicians, &c. Ca. 1890s.
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[Hall, Sir John KCB] (1795-1866), Deputy Inspector-General of Hospitals, Cape of Good Hope (1847-1851). Archive of Twenty-Eight Original Autograph Letters Related to Sir John Hall’s Medical Service in South Africa, Including Twenty-Two ALS from Hall to His Wife (with Seven Original Envelopes), Reporting about the Events of the Eighth Xhosa or Cape Frontier War (1851-53); Two ALS to Hall by His Superior - Director-General of the Army Medical Service Sir James MacGrigor, and Four ALS to Mrs. Hall by Various Correspondents, Detailing on Hall’s Service in South Africa and Crimea. Hall’s letters: Cape Town & Wenburg [Winburg, Free State], 27 July - 9 September 1848 and King William’s Town [Qonce, Eastern Cape] and Grahamstown [Makhanda, Eastern Cape], 18 January – 5 July 1851.
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Greenham & Evans (fl. ca. 1895-1900); King, Henry (1855-1923); Caire, Nicholas John (1837-1918); Sargeant, Albert & Others. Album with 77 Original Gelatin Silver and Albumen Studio Photographs of Australia and Tasmania, Showing Perth, Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne, Gippsland Lakes, Hobart, Strahan (Tasmania), Cape Raoul, Fren Tree Bower, Portraits of Aboriginal Australians, Gold Miners, Tree Loggers, &c. Ca. 1880s-1890s.
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$ 3500.00
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[Larkin, E.P., Superintendent; Smith, Henry C., Superintendent]. Historically Significant Archive of Twenty Original Manuscripts, Documenting Early Activities and Financial Operations of Pioneer Oil Companies in the Tumbes and Zorritos Regions of Peru – American-founded and Owned Peruvian Petroleum Company, Peruvian Refinery Company and Peruvian Petroleum and Refinery Company, Including Balance Sheets, Statements of Accounts, Financial Journals, Calculations of Oil Production, Cargo Shipments, &c., with One Signed by E.P. Larkin, and Several Compined by Henry C. Smith. Tumbez & Zorritos (Peru), ca. 1868-1878.
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Butler, Robert, Lieutenant and Captain, East India Company Army (ca. 1792-1862). Archive of Seventeen Original Manuscript Documents (and Two Original Envelopes), Compiled during Butler’s Service in the Madras Native Infantry in ca. 1815-1837, Including the Original Commission Appointing Him a Lieutenant in the 11th Madras Native Infantry (Signed by the Governor of Madras, Hugh Elliot and with the Seal of the East India Company), Official Papers Regarding Butler’s Sick Leave, Penalties for not Reporting his Return, a Subsequent Pardon, Money Loans, Payments and Allowances from the Madras Native Infantry, House Renting near “Camp at Kulladghee” [Kaladgi], and a Shipment of His Order of “1 Linen Surcingle, 1 Set of White Tape Headstall & Reins, 1 Pale […?] Saddlecloth with Gold Lace…”. Fort St. George, Madras, Cannanore, Camp at Kulladghee, &c., ca. 1815-1837.
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Butler, Charles M. (ca. 1866 – after 1930); [Hopkins, William A.] (ca. 1862-1951). Collection of Three Original Autograph Letters Signed to His Friend William Hopkins from Watsonville, CA, Talking about His Gold Mining on the Sunset Creek near Nome, the Success of the “Pioneer Mining Co.” on the Metson Bench and of Other Miners on the Ophir Creek, the Creation of a New Gold Mining Camp on the Iditarod River, and that “it is the hardest time I ever saw in Nome”. Nome, Alaska, 20 June 1909, 28 October 1909, 10 March 1910.
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Zubov, Platon Pavlovich (ca. 1796 – after 1857). Kartina Posledney Voiny Rossii s Persiyeyu, 1826-1828. S Prisovokupleniyem Istoriko-Statisticheskogo Obzora Zavoyovannykh Gorodov i Vospominanii o Erivani [A Picture of the Latest of War Between Russia and Persia, 1826-1828. With the Addition of a Historical and Statistical Overview of the Captured Cities and Memoirs on Erivan]. Saint Petersburg: Typ. of Conrad Wingeber, 1834.
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$ 3250.00
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Album with 62 Original Gelatin Silver Photos of Mongolia, Showing Dechingalav Temple in Ulaanbaator (Demolished), Megzed Janraiseg Temple of the Gandantegchinlen Monastery, Sükhbaatar Square with the “Green-Domed Theatre” (Burned in 1949), Scenes from a Buddhist Festival, Portraits of Mongolian Camel Riders and Herdsmen, Political Activists, Buddhist monks, Families, a Woman Wearing Traditional Horn-Style Headdress, &c. Ca. 1920s.
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[Adler, Alfred Charles] (1863-1934); [Adler, George Martin] (1860-after 1920); [Moulton, George Henry] (1860-1921). Extensive Archive of Forty Original Documents (Twenty Original Autograph Letters Signed, with Two Original Envelopes, Five Typewritten Letters Signed, Nine Mimeographed Letters and Manuscripts, Six Printed Letters or Leaflets) and an Original Gelatin Silver Photo, Related to the Foundation and Early Activities of “La Victoria and El Triunfo Rubber Plantation,” Established by Massachusetts Entrepreneurs in La Paz, near the Pacific Coast of Nicaragua. Ca. 1901-1908.
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$ 1250.00
Katrak, Sorab Kavasji Hormuzdyar (1892-1972). Through Amanullah’s Afghanistan: A Book of Travel. Karachi: D.N. Patel at the “Sind Observer” & Mercantile Steam Press Ltd., 1929.
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Album of Five Indian School Watercolour, Ink and Pencil Portraits Signed “CP,” Showing the Traditional Dress of People and Leaders in the Kingdom of Caubul [Kabul] During the Durrani Dynasty (1747-1842) Perhaps used as the Original Archetype Illustrations for Montstuart Elphinstone's, 1815 Book:] “An Account of the Kingdom of Caubul, and its Dependencies in Persia, Tartary, and India; comprising a view of the Afghaun Nation, and a history of the Doorauni Monarchy.” Ca. 1815.
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Baudin, Lieutenant de Vaisseau, Commander of the Warship “Vulcain”. Official Certificate Given to Michel Lastrén, 2nd maitre cannonier, who served on the Warship “Vulcain” in 1829-1830, and in particular during the French Invasion of Algiers; the Certificate is Signed “Baudin”. Toulon: , 1 December 1830.
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Trotter, A[lexander] M[ason] (Scotland 1891-1946). Watercolour, Apparently Used as an Illustration in 'The Graphic,' Titled On Verso: "Death of Livingstone." London: 1917.
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Bates, Leo. Collection of Five Large Signed Mounted Black and White Monochrome Watercolours Showing Scenes of David Livingstone's Last Expedition Including his Meeting with Henry Stanley. Ca. 1920.
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Parry, William Edward, Sir (1790-1855). Autograph Letter Signed “W. Parry” to “My dear Buxton” regarding the Ale Supply for the Niger Expedition 1841-42; With: Lithographed Portrait of William Parry. Admiralty, 8 December 184[1].
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$ 525.00
Baker, Samuel White (1821-1893). Autograph Letter Signed “Samuel Baker,” to “Dear Sir”. Sandford Orleigh, Newton Abbot (blind stamped letterhead), 5 August 1877.
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Manuscript Poetry Book of Frances Speke, an Aunt of the Famous African Explorer John Hanning Speke, Written Mostly in Jordans, Ilminster, the Ancestral Home of the Speke Family. Ca. 1822-1834.
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$ 3250.00
Nelson, Charles “Red” (1900-1982); Bragaw, Robert (1889-1969, fl. ca. 1920s-1930s); Steward, H.W.; Rossman, Earl; Johnson, George L. & others. Album with over 210 Original Gelatin Photographs of Alaska, Showing Central Alaska (Mt. Denali, Mt. Susitna, Knik Arm, Tanana and Susitna Rivers, Cache Creek, Curry – Now a Ghost Town, Mining and Survey Camps), Anchorage Environs, Kenai Peninsula (Lake Kenai, Resurrection River, Bald Mountain, Tustumena glacier, Nuka Bay glacier), Prince William Sound, the Inside Passage, Latouche Village, Portraits of Yupic People, Scenes of Dog Mushing, Hunting, Fishing, and Gold Panning, Alaskan Wildlife, Russel Merril’s Plane, &c. Ca. 1920s.
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