Grantham Collective Sale - Lot 1

  • http://cdn.ud1.wrvc.co.uk/gym/GR040315/1.jpg
  • http://cdn.ud1.wrvc.co.uk/gym/GR040315/1/1.jpg
  • http://cdn.ud1.wrvc.co.uk/gym/GR040315/1/2.jpg
  • http://cdn.ud1.wrvc.co.uk/gym/GR040315/1/3.jpg
  • http://cdn.ud1.wrvc.co.uk/gym/GR040315/1/4.jpg
  • http://cdn.ud1.wrvc.co.uk/gym/GR040315/1/5.jpg
  • http://cdn.ud1.wrvc.co.uk/gym/GR040315/1/6.jpg
  • http://cdn.ud1.wrvc.co.uk/gym/GR040315/1/7.jpg
  • http://cdn.ud1.wrvc.co.uk/gym/GR040315/1/8.jpg
A 19thC World Tour AmericanA 19thC World Tour American, Australian, New Zealand, Maori and Canadian diary, by C E Brightwen, dated 1871-1872 to include hand written accounts of various events, backed up with photographs and photographic prints of time spent in Sydney, illustrations of early New York street scenes to include Canal Street from Broadway, Manhattan, the arrival of a steamer boat, early interior of The Grand Central Station, Broadway, other 19thC scenes, a daily description of the Chicago fire from the author - an eyewitness, with before and after images, various other early scenes of Salt Lake City, Cape Horn, early California views, descriptions of railway journeys, shipping, other voyages, Honolulu, stories regarding New Zealand, Australia, to include Tasmania, Port Arthur, panorama image of Hobart, other early scenes and hand written descriptions, other daily events, etc, contained in a pressed leather diary with gilt stencilling.

Estimate £800 - 1,200
Sold for £2,200

BIDDING TOOLS

To bid on a lot, please register first

Register Today

Once you register, you can save items to your profile and also place bids online.

Sign up to receive our auction catalogue updates

Enter your email address below to receive our auction catalogues as soon as they are published.

Please tell us which catalogues you would like to receive: