London — The handwritten journal of Colonel Christopher Rigby, British Consul on Zanzibar, recording his strenuous attempts to put a stop to the business of slavery in the Sultanate, and his succes
travel and exploration
February 12, 2021
February 8, 2021
A quieter week coming up in the salerooms, but there are still a couple of auctions to watch:
February 5, 2021
London — One of the great problems for early Antarctic explorers was what to do in the winter.
December 7, 2020
PBA Galleries will present an auction of Americana – Travel & Exploration – World History – Cartography on December 17th, 2020. Offerings include three-hundred and eighty lots of rare and varied material, an eclectic gathering of historical and cultural interest, and more.
February 18, 2020
London — Sir Ernest Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1914-1917 is remembered for one of the great feats of human daring and valour.
May 29, 2019
London -- For this year’s Firsts: London’s Rare Book Fair, ILAB antiquarian booksellers Type & Forme (UK) and
February 26, 2019
Part II of the sale of world traveler, adventurer, and book collector
February 2, 2019
A trio of sales I'll be watching this week: