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Printed Books & Maps - Sports & Pastimes

by Dominic Winter Auctions


123 lots | 102 with images

October 8, 2009

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

American Civil War. Two albumen print

Lot 690: American Civil War. Two albumen print

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Description: American Civil War. Two albumen print cartes-de-visite, c. 1860s, both head and shoulder portraits showing General William T. Sherman and General Ulysses S. Grant in military uniform, the latter with small triangular piece from upper right corner missing, minor marks, both unsigned, and with plain backs (2)

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Ascension Island. A group of twenty-one albumen

Lot 691: Ascension Island. A group of twenty-one albumen

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Description: Ascension Island. A group of twenty-one albumen prints mounted on nine loose albums, c. 1880, including views of Elliotts Pass, a view of Gavison, Flora Cottages and Cross Hill, 16.5 x 21 cm and smaller, some pencil captions to mounts, some spotting and soiling, some unrelated images to several mount versos (9)

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Australia, USA., etc. An album of approx. 1,000

Lot 692: Australia, USA., etc. An album of approx. 1,000

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Description: Australia, USA., etc. An album of approx. 1,000 gelatin silver print snapshots on fifty leaves, possibly compiled by Mr. and Mrs R. Clifton, early 1900s, and including people and views, some captions including departure of S.S. Sonoma (Sydney, 1903), Pango Pango (Samoa), Honolulu, San Jose, Montmorency, New York, S.S. Cymric, Killarney, Southport (Lancashire), Carlsbad, S.S. Himalaya, Gibraltar, Naples, Port Said, S.S. Ortona, Colombo, Hobart, Clyde Island, Tasmania, Port Arthur, Melbourne, Parrarnatta (1903), Geelong Grammar School, Victoria, Araluen, Aukland, Brisbane, Palo Alto, Del Monte, Santa Barbara, Pasadena, Salt Lake City, British Columbia, St. Louis Exhibition (1904), Rocky Mountain and Canadian Pacific Railway, Niagara Falls, St. Lawrence, most leaves with occn. ink captions, images mostly approx. 7.5 x 10 cm or similar, contemp. cloth with spine ties, gilt titled 'Pleasant Places 1', and name of D. Clifton to upper cover, oblong folio (1)

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Australia. A group of twenty gelatin silver prints

Lot 693: Australia. A group of twenty gelatin silver prints

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Description: Australia. A group of twenty gelatin silver prints by A. M. Hart, c. 1950s, all showing native Australians, the majority of school children, and two showing rock paintings, mostly mounted on board, some with captions to versos, eight signed on the image, some soiling and a few tears, mostly large format, the largest being 57 x 47 cm (20)

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Ballet. An album of approx. fifty b &w; photos of

Lot 694: Ballet. An album of approx. fifty b &w; photos of

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Description: Ballet. An album of approx. fifty b&w photos of the ballet dancer Alexis Rassine and a few others, c. 1940s/50s, mostly press prints by Angus McBean, Baron, Anthony, etc., a few signed to Alexis, including one by Margot Fonteyn, mostly approx. 24 x 18 cm, plus a few related real photo postcards and other ephemera, some pasted in but mostly loose, two old single-sheet typed biographies of the scene also loosely inserted, contemp. half morocco, spine det., oblong folio (1)

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