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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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Large Original, Very Finely Hand-Painted “Black Ship Scroll,” with Twenty-Two Watercolour Scenes and Portraits, Illustrating the Negotiations in Yokohama during Commodore Matthew Perry’s Naval Expedition to Japan and the Signing of the Treaty of Kanagawa in February-March 1854.
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Dobell, Peter/Petr Vasil’evich; [Dzhunkovsky, A.S.]. Puteshestviia i Noveishiia Nabliudeniia v Kitae, Manille i Indo-Kitaiskom Arkhipelage Byvshego Rossiiskogo Generalnogo Konsula na Filippinskikh Ostrovakh, Kollezhskogo Sovetnika Petra Dobelia, Sostavil i s Angliiskogo Perevel, s Vysochaishego Soizvolenia A. Dzh. [i.e. Travels and Latest Observations in China, Manila and the Indo-China Archipelago by a Former Russian Consul General in the Philippine Islands, Collegiate Councillor Petr Dobell, Compiled and Translated from English, by the Highest Permission A. Dzh.] St. Petersburg: N. Grech, 1833.
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$ 3500.00
McCrackan, Rev. John Henry (1856-1906); [Rondthaler, Rev. Edward, Bishop] (1842-1931). Historically Interesting Journal with 78 Extensively Annotated Original Albumen Vernacular Photographs, Over Thirty Newspaper Clippings, and Two Cards with Dried Plants from Jerusalem and Bethlehem, Illustrating the Travel of American Episcopal Clergyman John McCrackan and the Moravian Pastor from North Carolina Edward Rondthaler around Palestine in April – May 1889. Ca. 1889.
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$ 9500.00
[Semivsky/Semivskii, Nikolai Vasilyevich, 1767-1816] (Vice-Governor of the Irkutsk Province), [Losev, Ivan Antonovich] (artist). Noveyshie, Lyubopytnye i Dostovernye Povestvovaniya o Vostochnoi Sibiri, iz Chego Mnogoe Donyne ne Bylo Vsem Izvestno [The Newest, Curious and Reliable Narrations about Eastern Siberia Mostly Unknown to the Public Before]. Saint Petersburg: Military Typography of His Imperial Majesty’s General Staff, 1817.
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$ 12500.00
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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[Kablé, Emile]. Historically Significant Collection of Two Albums with over 460 Original Gelatin Silver Photographs of Diamond Mining Operations of French “Companhia Boa Vista” near Diamantina, Minas Gerais State of Brazil, Showing Earthworks at Lagoa Secca, Bom Successo, Pindahybas and Tahoa, Boa Vista Settlement with the General Office and Employees’ Settlement, Water Reservoirs and Pump Stations, Electric Plant at Santa Maria, a System of Sluices, Installation of Boilers and Pulsometers, the Head of the Construction Antonio de Lavendeyra, the Company’s Employees including the Compiler, Native Workers Washing Paydirt, Views of Diamantina and Environs, &c. Ca. 1897-1900.
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$ 6500.00
Album with 67 Early Original Photographs (Gelatin Silver photos and Cyanotypes) of French Sudan, Showing Hombori (French Military Post, Hombori Mountains, Native Village), Timbuktu, Bourem, Bamba, “Le Mage” Niger River Steamer, Portraits of Fula, Songhai, Tukulor, Ikelan, Tuareg, Moor and Bambara People, “Notables de Tombouctou,” Family of a Local Chief, Scenes with Native Soldiers Paying Honours to the Flag, Public Celebration during the 14th of July 1901, &c. Ca. 1901-3.
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Album with 229 Original Gelatin Silver Snapshot Photographs, Showing Nome (Sheldon Hotel, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Front Street, Golden Gate Hotel, &c.), Dutch Harbor (Facilities of the “North American Commercial Co.,” Russian Orthodox Church of the Holy Ascension, Iliuliuk Bay), Likely Kotzebue Sound, Gold Miners Panning, Dredging and Digging, Canoeing, Dog Sledding, Posing next to Their Tents, on Board a Steamship, Native Alaskans, “Wisconsin” Gold Dredge, &c. Ca. 1898-1903.
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[Wheeler, Geoffrey Edleston, CIE, Lt. Col.] (1897-1990). Historically Significant Photo Album with 100 Original Gelatin Silver Mounted Photos, One Real Photo Postcard, and One Printed Postcard of the Trans-Iranian Railway, Showing Over 40 Railway Stations (Bender Shah, Bender Shahpoor, Shahi, Vresk, Tehran, Gadouk, Benevar, Endimeshk, Arak, Neka, etc.), Bridges (Tajen, Doab, Karaj, Abdiz, Karoun, Gorgor, Ahwaz, etc.), Tunnels, Engine Houses, Steam Engines, Workers’ Houses, etc.; With an Offset from “The Railway Gazzette,” Dated 2 and 16, 1945, Summarizing the British Work on the Construction of the Iranian Railways. Album: Ca. 1940s.
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$ 4500.00
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Historically Significant Album with 80 Original Gelatin Silver Photographs of China, Showing the Legation Quarter in Beijing, Shanhaiguan Station of the Peking-Mukden Railway, Streets with the Signs of a “Dentist,” “New-Hotel” and “Fabrick of Lemonade, Soda Water, &c.;” “Yue Shung Ho Go, Hotel and General Store Keepers, Wine and Spirit Merchants;” French Soldiers during a Military Exercise, Standing on Top of Chinese City Gates, Next to a Monument to French Fallen in China, Sitting in a City Rail Cart, Riding Bicycles, Playing Tennis, Building a Music Bandstand, &c.; Chinese Women, Families, Schoolchildren, Rickshaw Drivers, Members of a Chinese Military Music Band, & others. Ca. 1901.
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[McDowell/MacDowall, D.?] Album with 153 Original Gelatin Silver Photographs of a Trip to Eastern Kenya, Showing Mombasa, Nairobi, Uganda Railway, Elmenteita and Navaisha Stations, Nyuki and Tigrish Rivers, Lakes Baringo and Nakuru, Njemps (Ilchamus), Masaai, Kikuyu, Wandorobo (Dorobo) People and Their Villages, Camps and Armed Forces of British Punitive Expeditions, Mt. Longonot, River Voi, Taveta Village, Zanzibar, &c. Ca. 1900-1901.
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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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Andrew, Thomas (1855-1939); Davis, John (d. 1893)/ Tattersall, Alfred John (1866-1951). Album with Thirty-Five Original Albumen and Gelatin Silver Photos of Samoa, Including Eight Photos of Wrecked American and German Naval Ships after the 1889 Apia Cyclone, Images Illustrating the Second Samoan Civil War (“Guard from U.S.F.S. Philadelphia at the American Consulate,” “U.S. Entrenchment, Mulinuu,” “Gatling gun commanding the beach road near Court House,” “The start for Mulinuu,” “Bombardment of Apia”), Scenes of “Unveiling the Anglo-American monument” and Ceremony during the “American Samoa Cession Day, <…> 17 April 1900,” Portraits of Chief Mata’afa Iosefo and King Malietoa Tanumafili I, a Detachment of Samoans Armed with Rifles, &c. Ca. 1889-1900.
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$ 4500.00
Album with 76 Original Gelatin Silver Photos of London Missionary Society Stations in North-Eastern Rhodesia (Zambia); Including Portraits of Missionaries and their Families (W. Draper, H.E. Wareham, Rev. R.S. Wright, Rev. J.A. Ross, Rev. H.C. Nutter, W. Freshwater, B.R. Turner, Rev. W.G. Robertson, Rev. E.H. Clark), British Civil Servants (H.C. Marshall, G.M.E. Leyer, J. McNeil), Views of “Spirit Huts, Mambwe,” “Mrs. McNeil’s Grave, Kawimbe,” Kalambo Falls, Luena River, Lake Malawi, Mount Waller, Mombasa, Dar-es-Salaam, Zanzibar, Portraits of Maasai, Kikuyu People, &c. Ca. 1900s.
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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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Historically Interesting Album with 40 Original Gelatin Silver and Platinum Photos of French Guinea, Showing Conakry, Samou River Rapids and Waterfalls, the “Baptism” of a Morane Plane of Conakry “Aero-club,” Children’s Costume Party in Conakry in March 1935, Susu Women and Girls, Kolente River Bridge Under Construction, etc. Ca. 1935.
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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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Fridrikhs, Vasiliy Nikolayevich (1852-1898). Plavanie na Kreisere “Afrika” pod Flagom Kontr-Admirala Aslanbegova (1880-1882) [A Voyage on Cruiser “Africa” under the Flag of Rear Admiral Aslanbegov (1880-1882)] // From: Russky Vestnik. 1883. Vol. СLXIV. No. 3, pp. 321-347; No. 4, pp. 670-702. [Moscow: University Typ., 1883].
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Ennis, R.C.? Album of 180 Original Gelatin Silver Photographs of Dutch Harbor (Unalaska), Sand Point (Popof Island) and Unga Village on Unga Island (a Ghost Town Since 1969), Taken and Collected by an American Resident During WW2. Ca. 1940-1944.
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Admiral M.P. Lazarev. Steel Engraved Portrait. London, ca. 1840s.
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$ 1250.00
Tembreull, Christine Erma (1895-1961), attributed to. Album with 114 Original Gelatin Silver Photos Taken During a Cruise to Alaska in 1938 and Showing Metlakatla, Ketchikan, Wrangell, Petersburg, Sitka, Skagway, Letnikof Cove, Haines Barracks, Famous Skagway Tour Guide Martin Itjen, Indigenous People, Filipino Steerage Passengers, American Military men from Haines Barracks, Cruiseship Passengers and Captain, & c. 1938.
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Dodge, William S. A Historically Important, One of the Earliest Manuscript Liquor Licenses Signed by the First Mayor of Sitka and Alaska Pioneer, William S. Dodge, Just a Year After the US Purchased Alaska from Russia and Only a Few Months before the Act of Congress of 27 July 1868 Prohibited the Sale and Import of Alcohol to the Inhabitants of the Territory. Sitka, 07 March 1868.
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$ 1500.00
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Album with 39 Early Original Gelatin Photographs of Fairbanks, Showing St. Matthew’s Church and Hospital, the Launch of the “Koyukuk” River Steamer, City Streets, Interior of a Building Decorated for the “Floral Ball,” Firefighters and their Horse-Driven Cart, “Fireman Cook” with Pet Bears, Pioneer J. [Schuster?], “Sale Cup” of the Fairbanks Gun Club, &c. Ca. 1900s – 1920
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