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Printed Books & Maps

by Dominic Winter Auctions


543 lots | 196 with images

May 11, 2011

Mallard House

Broadway Lane, South Cerney

Near Cirencester, GL7 5UQ United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1285 860006

Fax: +44 (0)1285 862461

Email: info@dominicwinter.co.uk

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Lot 1: Amundsen (Roald). 'The North West Passage'. Being

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Description: Amundsen (Roald). 'The North West Passage'. Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship 'Gjoa' 1903-1907, 2 vols., 1st English ed., 1908, port. frontis. to vol. 1, b & w illusts., lacks folding map in vol. 1, t.e.g., orig. gilt-dec. cloth, a little rubbed on spines, 8vo, together with Nansen (Fridtjof), 'Farthest North'. Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship 'Fram' 1893-96... , 2 vols., 1st English ed., 1897, port. frontis. to vol. 1, col. plts., num. b & w illusts., folding maps, orig. gilt-dec. cloth, rubbed on spines, large 8vo, plus Williams (W. Mattieu), Through Norway with Ladies, 1st ed., 1877, wood-engs., folding map and 36 pp. publisher's catalogue at rear, orig. cloth gilt, rubbed on spine, inner joints cracked, 8vo, and others (25)

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Ashe (R. P.). Chronicles of Uganda, 1st ed., 1894,

Lot 2: Ashe (R. P.). Chronicles of Uganda, 1st ed., 1894,

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Description: Ashe (R. P.). Chronicles of Uganda, 1st ed., 1894, portrait frontispiece, half-tone illustrations, one or two spots, original blue cloth gilt, 8vo, together with Two Kings of Uganda; Or, Life by the Shores of Victoria Nyanza. Being an Account of a Residence of Six Years in Eastern Equatorial Africa, by Robert P. Ashe, 1st ed., 1889, wood-engraved frontispiece, folding map, illustrations, contemporary presentation inscription, original pictorial cloth, spine faded, a few light stains, 8vo (2)

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Bailey (Henry 'Bula N'Zau'). Travel and Adventures

Lot 3: Bailey (Henry 'Bula N'Zau'). Travel and Adventures

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Description: Bailey (Henry 'Bula N'Zau'). Travel and Adventures in the Congo Free State and its Big Game Shooting, 1st ed., 1894, folding map, b & w illustrations, scattered spotting, bookplate, original green cloth, spine ends slightly rubbed, 8vo. Named Bula N'Zau ("The Elephant Smasher") by the local inhabitants, Bailey claims his book to be the first devoted to West African Sport. (1)

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Lot 4: Baines (Thomas). Explorations in South-West

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Description: Baines (Thomas). Explorations in South-West Africa. Being an Account in the Years 1861 and 1862 from Walvisch Bay, on the Western Coast, to Lake Ngami and the Victoria Falls, 1st ed., 1864, colour frontispiece, two maps only (of three), wood-engraved illustrations, pubs. list at end, one or two spots, recent red half calf, spine with raised bands and gilt decoration, 8vo, together with Kerr (Walter Montagu), The Far Interior: A Narrative of Travel and Adventure from the Cape of Good Hope across the Zambesi to the Lake Regions of Central Africa, 2 vols., 1st ed., 1886, photographic portrait frontispiece, wood-engraved illustrations, lacking map, one plate repaired and a little frayed, library stamp and light toning, recent tan half morocco, edges lightly rubbed, 8vo, plus W.B. Lord and T. Baines' Shifts and Expedients of Camp Life, 1876 (4)

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Lot 5: Baker (Samuel White). The Nile Tributaries of

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Description: Baker (Samuel White). The Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia, and the Sword Hunters of the Hamran Arabs, 1st ed., 1867, portrait frontispiece, two maps (one folding), wood-engraved plates, insect damage to endpapers, some spotting, contemporary black calf gilt, lightly rubbed, 8vo, together with Wild Beasts and their Ways, 2 vols., 1st ed., 1890, frontispiece to each, titles with vignettes, 25 b & w plates, a few spots, original red cloth gilt, small tears at spine ends, some fading, 8vo, with four others by Baker including The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and Explorations of the Nile Sources, 2 vols., 1867 (lacking one map) and Ismailia, A Narrative of the Expedition to Central Africa for the Suppression of the Slave Trade, 2nd ed., 1879 (8)

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