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HORSBURGH, James. The India Directory, or, Directions for Sailing to and from the East Indies, China, Australia, and the Interjacent Ports of Africa and South America.
London : 1841-3An exceptionally well-preserved copy, presented here in an American naval officer's portable book box - as such remarkably uncommon - with the additional appeal of a series of original holograph coastal profiles. This is the fifth edition of this important publication, much enlarged in successive editions from the first of 1809-11, which was to become... Learn More£30,000.00
Stock Code: 126537
HEARN, Lafcadio. The Writings.
Boston : 1922Limited edition, number 16 of 750 large paper copies, with a manuscript leaf by Hearn inlaid and bound in to volume I, and signed by his widow, Setsu Koizumi, on an inserted japon leaf, all as issued. The leaf is from one of the autobiographic papers found after Hearn's death, recording incidents from his early years. The fragment is from a piece entitled... Learn More£4,250.00
Stock Code: 126574
WORTH, Thomas. Original sketches made on board Edgar E. Holley's Evelyn during a New York Yacht Club cruise in 1867.
New York : c.1867"These sketches were drawn by Thomas Worth who was on board the yacht Evelyn at the time she made the cruise with the New York Yacht Club about 1867. Those on board were E.E., Holley owner, Mr. Amos Stellenwerf, Mr. Dan Slote, Mr. Chas. Van Zant, and the Artist. The accompanying sketches were actual incidents of the cruise. Three sketches are scenes... Learn More£11,500.00
Stock Code: 96970
(BALLETS RUSSES.) Collection of eight souvenir programmes.
Paris & New York : 1911-1939Attractive and highly desirable collection of uncommon and superbly produced souvenir programmes and commemorative publications offering an excellent panorama of the two decades of the Ballets Russes.
Souvenir programme: Théâtre Sarah-Bernhardt Mai-Juin 1911. Grande Saison Russe: Opéras et Ballets. Organisée par "L'Association pour la Propagation... Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 118426
HOLIDAY, Billie. Poster of Billie inscribed by Milt Hinton.
Philadelphia : 1981Emotive poster of the legendary singer, inscribed lower right by the celebrated bassist and photographer, Milt Hinton, "To Jeann Failows, thanks for your loyal support of jazz, as ever your Pal, Milt "Judge" Hinton, '82", and adding a sketch of a double bass. Hinton's New York Times obituary noted, "He earned his nickname, the Judge, because he would... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 133980
(SPURRIER, Stephen.) BURKE, Thomas. Go, Lovely Rose.
London : [1930?]The printer's copy. An original carbon typescript of Burke's short story, Go Lovely Rose, bound together with two page designs (the title page and an illustrated page), specifying typeface, design and layout, and also two proofs in blueline of illustrations by Stephen Spurrier. With a few authorial corrections in pencil, and a small sketch on the verso... Learn More£650.00
Stock Code: 96011