Part One of The Private Collection of William S. Reese will feature New World Exploration and Landmark Americana to 1828.
Representative highlights include works by Theodor de Bry, John Smith, John Eliot, Joshua Scottow, Nathaniel Morton, Benjamin Franklin, Lewis Evans; Paul Revere’s Bloody Massacre broadside; the first New England broadside of the Declaration of Independence; the first large view of Yale; the color plate books of William Birch, William Wall and Lucas Fielding; and a first edition Lewis & Clark in a contemporary attributed Boston binding.
The hard-cover catalogue may be ordered online by clicking here. The Herman Melville Collection of William S. Reese auction will be held this September.
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