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Tag: Captain James Cook

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    Lady Mountbatten's family collection to be offered at Sotheby's

    Anniversary Gifts: A pair of jewelled gold and enamel elephants, Jaipur, 1946 (est. £2,000-3,000), and a Fabergé silver-gilt inkwell, probably workmaster Julius Rappoport, St Petersburg, circa 1900 (est. £4,000-6,000). Courtesy Sotheby's. LONDON.- The 2nd Countess Mountbatten of Burma, great-great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria, great niece of Russia’s last Tsarina, first cousin to…

    Lady Mountbattens family collection to be offered at Sothebys
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    A Partial Gentleman’s Library: Important Books from Around the World

    Captain James Cook was one of the only 18th-century explorers to undertake more than one Pacific voyage. In three trips between 1768 and 1776, Cook mapped the Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, and Australia. His work clarified the geographical knowledge of the southern hemisphere, then still misunderstood. Captain Cook’s Set of…

    ROOSEVELT, Theodore (1858-1919)- The Complete Writings of Theodore Roosevelt
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    Fine Books and Manuscripts including Property from the Eric C. Caren Collection

    Originally published in The Strand Magazine in 1893, The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter is one of the 56 Sherlock Holmes short stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The story was written to introduce Mycroft Holmes, Sherlock's older and smarter brother in the series. Doyle would later place it on a…

    RINEHART, FRANK A. - A Little Chief, Arapahoes. No. 799 — Afraid of Eagle (Sioux). No. 766 — White Buffalo, Cheynees. No. 785. Omaha, Nebraska, 1898
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    Silver and Gold Commemoratives US Coins Monthly Online Auction

    To commemorate the 150th anniversary of Captain James Cook's discovery of the Hawaiian Islands, the Hawaiian government issued 10,008 half dollar coins. The upcoming Classic Silver and Gold Commemoratives US Coins Monthly Online Auction presented by Heritage Auctions features one of these 1928  Hawaiian coins. On one side, the coin…

    1892 50C Columbian PR64 PCGS. PCGS Population