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Books, Maps/Atlases

by Dominic Winter Auctions


811 lots

August 31, 2005

Mallard House

Broadway Lane

South Cerney, 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: [ BOOKS ] Adam (Victor, artist). Promenades dans Paris (so labelled on upper cover), c.1830, twelve hand-col. lithos., margins sl. dusty and with a few short neatly repaired tears, late 19th Century cloth with leather labels to spine and upper cover,

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Description: [ BOOKS ] Adam (Victor, artist). Promenades dans Paris (so labelled on upper cover), c.1830, twelve hand-col. lithos., margins sl. dusty and with a few short neatly repaired tears, late 19th Century cloth with leather labels to spine and upper cover, spine sl. rubbed, oblong folio Original pen and ink sketch by Adam mounted on preliminary blank, depicting a short man saluting a dignified military man, captioned 'l'artiste et l'officer', with six-line inscription in French signed by the artist. (1)

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Lot 2: [ BOOKS ] Albert Victor (Prince, & Prince George of Wales). The Cruise of Her Majesty's Ship "Bacchante", 1879-1882, compiled from Private Journals, Letters, and Notebooks, with additions by John N. Dalton, 2 vols., MacMillan, 1886, wood-eng. plts.

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Description: [ BOOKS ] Albert Victor (Prince, & Prince George of Wales). The Cruise of Her Majesty's Ship "Bacchante", 1879-1882, compiled from Private Journals, Letters, and Notebooks, with additions by John N. Dalton, 2 vols., MacMillan, 1886, wood-eng. plts. and illusts., maps and charts, gift inscription to half-titles, orig. cloth gilt, in bright condition, minor shelf-wear to spine ends, 8vo Ferguson 5794. (2)

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Lot 3: [ BOOKS ] Alcock (Sir Rutherford). The Capital of the Tycoon: A Narrative of a Three Years' Residence in Japan, 2 vols., 1863, half title to vol. 2 only, two hand-col. folding eng. maps, sixteen col. litho plts., numerous wood engs. to text, all

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Description: [ BOOKS ] Alcock (Sir Rutherford). The Capital of the Tycoon: A Narrative of a Three Years' Residence in Japan, 2 vols., 1863, half title to vol. 2 only, two hand-col. folding eng. maps, sixteen col. litho plts., numerous wood engs. to text, all correct as list, modern green half calf, 8vo See illustration inside rear cover of this catalogue. (2)

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Lot 4: [ BOOKS ] Alexander (W.). The Costume of China, 1804, tinted aqua. title and thirty-two hand-col. aqua-plts., some minor spotting and marginal finger soiling, modern gilt dec. half calf, slim 4to See illustration inside rear cover of this catalogue.

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Description: [ BOOKS ] Alexander (W.). The Costume of China, 1804, tinted aqua. title and thirty-two hand-col. aqua-plts., some minor spotting and marginal finger soiling, modern gilt dec. half calf, slim 4to See illustration inside rear cover of this catalogue. (1)

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Lot 5: [ BOOKS ] Anderson (Aeneas). A Narrative of the British Embassy to China, in the Years 1792, 1793, and 1794; Containing the Various Circumstances of the Embassy, with Accounts of Customs and Manners of the Chinese; and a Description of the Country,

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Description: [ BOOKS ] Anderson (Aeneas). A Narrative of the British Embassy to China, in the Years 1792, 1793, and 1794; Containing the Various Circumstances of the Embassy, with Accounts of Customs and Manners of the Chinese; and a Description of the Country, Towns, Cities, &c., 1795, lacks half-title present, early signature to upper margin of title, recent qtr. cloth, 4to (1)

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