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Blaeu's Britannia, 1645, with pictorial panels
21 titles from The African Heritage Hunting Book seriesA superior copy of lovely Japanese views
San Francisco, CA, United States
13 Hours LeftMar 22, 2018 6:00 PM UTC


Over 400 lots of rare and collectible material, with printed books, original letters, diaries and other manuscript items, photographs, ephemera, maps, views and more. Included are key pieces on the history of the United States and the Americas, revealing the political, economic, social and cultural evolution of the New World. Travels to the far reaches of the world are also present, from the frozen lands of Antarctica to the torrid deserts and jungles of Africa. And the accumulation of geographic and cartographic knowledge over the centuries is demonstrated by a selection of maps from the 16th through 20th centuries.