CRESSWELL, SAMUEL GURNEY. 1827-1867. A Series of Eight Sketches in Colour: together with a Coloured Map of the Route; By Lieut. S. G. Cresswell, of the Voyages of H. M. S. Investigator, Capt. M'Clure, during the Discovery of the North-West Passage. London: Day and Son, 1854.
Lecture: Polar Explorers & Polar Books: Perspectives on Book Collecting in the Digital Age
23 Jun 2013 from 16:00 EDT to 18:00 EDT
This event is organised by our New York office.
CRESSWELL, SAMUEL GURNEY. 1827-1867. A Series of Eight Sketches in Colour: together with a Coloured Map of the Route; By Lieut. S. G. Cresswell, of the Voyages of H. M. S. Investigator, Capt. M'Clure, during the Discovery of the North-West Passage. London: Day and Son, 1854.

The Directors of Bonhams Cordially invite you to a lecture:

"Polar Explorers & Polar Books: Perspectives on Book Collecting in the Digital Age" Sunday, June 23, 4pm

By Dr. Martin Greene

Reception to follow.

Held in conjunction with the exhibition of "Northwest America & the Arctic, including the Library of Dr. William Priester" (auction June 25).

Dr. Greene is a National Fellow of the Explorers Club. His interest in the history of polar exploration began with his personal experiences climbing and exploring in the Pacific Northwest, Nepal, South America, Alaska and Antarctica. His personal library in Seattle has 3000 titles on polar exploration, Pacific voyages and Russian-America.

RSVP to events.us@bonhams.com by June 20.

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