1900s Honzo Zufu – MEDICINAL PLANTS ILLUSTRATED – MUSHROOMS – Tsunemasa Iwasaki

Japanese MushroomsMedicinal PlantsFrom the Colossal Botanical Treatise“Honzo Zufu”By Iwasaki TsunemasaSpectacular Colour IllustrationsEarly 1900sIwasaki Tsunemasa (Kan-en)Title: Honzo Zufu [Illustrated Manual of Medicinal Plants / Iconographia Plantarum]Japan, early 1900s. A most pleasing and highly illustrative Japanese monograph on mushrooms, being a copy … Continue reading

1923 Wild – SHACKLETON’S LAST VOYAGE – Photographs – PRE-DATES BOOK – 

Shackleton’s Last VoyageSubstantial Account, Pre-Dating Author’s BookTitle: The Voyage of the Quest.Author: WILD, Commander Frank.Publisher: London: Royal Geographical Society, 1923.   Pre-Dates BookItem is in ORIGINAL Condition, With Blue Wrappers – As Issued, Complete with All the Ads!!!Notes & Condition: This is the official … Continue reading

1861 DIARIES – MAP – Far East RUSSIA AMUR RIVER – Pioneer Navigation – Convicts

Russian Far EastPioneering Navigation and CommerceEarly Steam ShipsOn the Amur and Shilka Rivers1861-1880Two Primary Source Manuscript DiariesOf an English EngineerContracted by the Amoor Shipping CompanyIncludes a Rare 1858 Mapof the Amur RiverNikolayevsk-on-Amur, Chita, Sretensk, Blagoveshchensk, TransBaikal villages, 17 May 1861 … Continue reading