Here are the sales I'll be watching this week:
travel and exploration
February 28, 2022
February 18, 2022
Berkeley, CA – PBA Galleries announced an auction of Americana, Travel, Natural History and Maps on February 24th, 2022.
February 4, 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
April 21, 2021
London — From British Army orders to pressed fern specimens, the Travel & Exploration catalogue
February 12, 2021
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
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