Pictorial Maps Listing May 2016 - HighlightsPublished on 11 May 2016
Old Imprints is pleased to present some particularly interesting pictorial maps in this, our second listing of the year.
- several fine aviation era maps by Ernest Clegg, Kenneth Thompson, Ruth Taylor White and L. Helguera
- maps of Australia, Canada and New Zealand by MacDonald Gill whose work led the renaissance of decorative mapmaking in the early 20th century
- work by important American pictorial map makers Jo Mora, Ernest Dudley Chase, Edwin Olsen and Blake Clark
- a map of Spokane, Washington a fine example of late 19th century bird's eye views
And here's your chance if you have never seen a Willy Nilly map or a "Fun Map"...
The pdf catalog contains highlights of the full listing which can be viewed online at www.oldimprints.com
Auction catalogue 137 - on Friday, 4. 12. 2015.Published on 12 Nov. 2015
A Catalog of Theatrical Ephemera September 2015Published on 22 Sept. 2015
Craig Clinton has just prepared A Catalog of Theatrical Ephemera, including items such as play bills, prints and magazines, covering the following topic categories: Actors, Japanese Theatre Prints, Opera, Play Ephemera, Portraits, Programs/Broadsides, Scenery, Sheet Music, Spectacles, Theatre History, Views, Miscellaneous. This richly illustrated catalog provides a fascinating view into the world of the theater from the eighteenth century to the recent past. For those with an interest in the topic, there is much to look at. The pdf catalog available for download here orders these items chronologically within the topic categories. The items can also be viewed online at www.oldimprints.com. In either format we hope that exploration of this catalog will be both an enjoyable and a worthwhile activity.[...] Read more
QueenslandPublished on 14 April 2015
Queensland: a special list of over 90 books, photographs and ephemera which covers many aspects of Queensland and the Torres Strait, including indigenous cultures; exploration by Europeans; early colonial families; missionaries and anthropologists; political radicals and writers, and tourism.[...] Read more
Fine Americana: Books, Periodicals, Maps & Views -- January, 2015Published on 27 Jan. 2015
Fine American Maps, Charts & Views -- Spring, 2014Published on 12 May 2014
A listing of interesting, unusual and/or scarce maps, charts and views. Most are from the 18th & 19th century, and the geographic focus is on North America and the West Indies, with a particular emphasis on New England.[...] Read more