Fine Books and Manuscripts including the Hidden Wartime Manuscript of Alan Turing

13 Apr 2015, starting at 13:00 EDT .

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GEISEL, THEODOR SEUSS. 1904-1991. Autograph Letter Signed ("Ted") with an original pen and ink illustration of a Dike Tree,

ORTELIUS, ABRAHAM. 1527-98. Russiae, Moscoviae et Tartariae descriptio. [Antwerp: 1570 or later.]

PALLAS, PETER SIMON. 1741-1811. Travels through the Southern Provinces of the Russian Empire, in the Years 1793 and 1794. London: Longman, et al, 1802-1803.

PHOTOGRAPHY—FRENCH POLYNESIA. MIOT, PAUL ÉMILE. 1827-1900. A group of 8 albumen print photographs,

POZZO, ANDREA. 1642-1709. Perspectiva pictorum et architectorum. Rome: Salomoni, 1758-64.

PURCHAS, SAMUEL. 1575?-1626. Purchas his Pilgrimes. WITH: Purchas his Pilgrimage. London: printed by William Stansby for Henrie Fetherstone, 1625-1626.

RICHARDSON, GEORGE. c.1736-1817. A treatise on the Five Orders of Architecture, in which the Principles of that Art are Illustrated by Elegant and Correct Examples. London: for the author, 1787.

ROSS, JOHN. 1777-1856. A Voyage of Discovery, Made under the Orders of the Admiralty, in His Majesty's Ships Isabella and Alexander, for the Purpose of Exploring Baffin's Bay, and Inquiring into the Probability of a North-West Passage. London: John Murray, 1819.

RUSSIAN COSTUME. The Costume of the Russian Empire ... with Descriptions in English and French. London: William Miller, 1803.

TAHITI AMBROTYPE. Portrait of two Tahitian women, perhaps a mother and daughter, 1/6th plate ambrotype, July 1870,

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