travel and exploration
London – The mysterious and violent death of the English landscape painter Daniel Egerton in a Mexican village in 1842 – the body of his 19-year-old eight-month pregnant mistress Alice by his side
A research trip to the Beinecke Library at Yale University gave me the opportunity to visit its new exhibition, The World in Maps: 1400-1
Titles from a lot of 53 English editions of P.G. Wodehouse books offered together at Bonhams this week as part of the David Lloyd Collection of Modern Literature.
Berkeley, CA — On August 11, 2022, PBA Galleries will be hosting a sale with over 450 lots of historically significant material on the history of
’Tis the season for travel and tourism, even in the collecting world. If these are areas of interest, three upcoming events should be on your itinerary.
Here are the sales I'll be watching this week:
Berkeley, CA – PBA Galleries announced an auction of Americana, Travel, Natural History and Maps on February 24th, 2022.
London – The peripatetic life of the 19th century Irish painter George Chinnery (1774-1852) took him from the Tipperary of his birth to London, then to Serampore in West Bengal via Madras, Calcutta
London — From British Army orders to pressed fern specimens, the Travel & Exploration catalogue
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