Manuscripts & Archives - Autumn 2017
Some highlights in this catalog include Photography...
1926 - Australia - Three Photo Albums containing 427 Gelatin Silver Prints with Rare Views of Palm Island Penal Settlement
1936 - World Voyage of Irish Playwright, George Bernard Shaw - Photo Album Chronicling his Voyage on board the SS Arandora Star
1940 - WWII Italy - Photographs include the Public Hanging of Mussolini in Milan, Liberation of Paris, France and Italy
1943 - WWII British India - Two Photo Albums with a Mini Archive of War Medals, Letters & Telegrams
1952 - British Somaliland - Photo Album with 340 Gelatin Silver Prints, Postcards, Ephemera, Military Documents, including (4) URGENT Manuscript Despatches, and Maps of Patrol Routes & Defence Strategies
1953 - Egypt - Photo Album of British Controlled Suez Canal Zone with over 200 Gelatin Silver Prints with Highly Detailed Manuscript Captions
Catalogue 97 Faces of China
Including 3 Cecil Beaton’s sketches from 1946, a pair of late 19th century Ancestor Portraits, Silver Ingots with images of Yuan Shi Kai, Sun Yat Sen and the puppet Emperor Pu Yi from the early Republican Period, a magnificent 17th century carved Memorial to a grandee, 100 Images of Luohan, a panorama portrait of the whole Kuomintang with Chang Kai Shek in 1946, wooden printing boards for a Pharmacopeia, an Airman’s Silk map of the South China Seas and Japan, 17th & 18th century maps by Jansson and Homan, a Silver Miao Spring or Wedding Coronet and a First English Edition of Mao’s Little Red Book.[...] Read more
Tagebuchs-Auszug betreffend die Reise S.M.S. „Hertha“ nach Ost-Asien und den Südsee-Inseln. Mit wissenschaftlicher Aufarbeitung von Prof. Hermann Mückler
Pictorial Maps Listing May 2016 - Highlights
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