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Auction Description for Lyon & Turnbull: Rare Books, Maps & Manuscripts
Viewing Notes:
Sunday, 1st September 2pm - 5pm Monday, 2nd September 10am - 5pm Tuesday, 3rd September 10am - 5pm Morning of Sale from 9am
Sale Notes:
Buyers premium 25% up to £25,000, 20% thereafter VAT will be charged on the premium at the rate imposed by law. Live internet bidding incurs an additional fee of 3%

www.invaluable.com/lyonturnbull

Rare Books, Maps & Manuscripts

by Lyon & Turnbull

Platinum House

485 lots with images

September 4, 2013

Live Auction

33 Broughton Place

Edinburgh, EH1 3RR United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)131 557 8844

Fax: +44 (0)131 557 8668

Email: info@lyonandturnbull.com

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Adam, Robert and James - Bolton, Arthur T.

Lot 1: Adam, Robert and James - Bolton, Arthur T.

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Description: Adam, Robert and James - Bolton, Arthur T. The architecture of Robert & James Adam (1758-1794). London: Country Life, 1922. 2 volumes, folio, original green cloth, t.e.g., dustwrappers torn and repaired

Condition Report: Dust-jackets rather dust-soiled with significant tears in places, often repaired with tape. Green cloth gilt, bindings in good condition with a very small nick to spine of volume 2 and small surface scratch to upper cover of volume 1. Ends of spines very slightly bumped. Interiors predomonantly very clean, small repair/paper flaw to foremargin of p.4 in volume 1 and some very slight soiling to page 72. In volume 2, some very slight soiling to page 132, 108 and a couple of instances in the indes. Some dust-soiling to fore-edges. Not a library copy, from a private collection. Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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Androuet, Jacques

Lot 2: Androuet, Jacques

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Description: Androuet, Jacques Oeuvre, 35 grandes arabesques. Paris: Edouard Baldus, [n.d.] Folio, helio engraved title-page and 35 engraved plates; [Idem] Oeuvre, 62 petites arabesques. Paris: Edouard Baldus, [n.d.] Folio, helio engraved title-page and 61 (of 62) engraved plates; loose sheets together in marbled covers, some slight marginal dust-soiling and wear, spine lacking, some rubbing and bending to covers; Hauts fourneaux & fonderies de Brousseval... [Paris: Broise et Thieffrey, n.d.] Folio, engraved plates, original cloth gilt, many plates and title-page lacking, some soiling to plates and covers, corner of plate 104 torn off with some loss of text, covers very rubbed and soiled with some tears, text-block detached; sold not subject to return (2)

Condition Report: Hauts Fourneaux - missing plates: 6-8 14-19 33-37 43-45 49-50 52-53 56-57 60 62-63 65-68 70 72 74 77 79 81-83 85 88-89 93-94 96-97 100 103 104 top corner torn 105 107-113 115-116 118 120 124 128-129 131 134-141 147-148 151 156 159 161-163 165-168 171 173 181-186 193 199 201 Hauts Fourneaux: a few plates slightly spotted, index leaf staind. Androuet, J. Oeuvre: contents clean Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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Art Reference, a quantity including Kendrick, A.F.

Lot 3: Art Reference, a quantity including Kendrick, A.F.

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Description: Art Reference, a quantity including Kendrick, A.F. Hand-woven carpets Oriental & European. London: Benn Brothers, 1922. 2 volumes, 4to, original green cloth gilt; Percival, MacIver The chintz book. London: William Heinemann, 1923. First edition, 4to, plates, some coloured, original cloth with paper label to upper cover; Gotlib, Henryk Polish painting. London: Minerva Publishing Company, 1942. 4to, dust-jacket price clipped; Volbach, W.F. and Kuehnel, Ernst Late antique, Coptic and Islamic textiles of Egypt. London: W. & G. Foyle, 1926. Folio, blue cloth gilt, coloured plates, a little fading; Hunton, W. Gordon English decorative textiles… London: John Tiranti, 1930. Folio, green cloth, dust-jacket; Elek, Paul French tapestry. London: Paul Elek, 1946. Folio, plates, original cloth, a little rubbed; Curie, James A Roman frontier post and its people. Glasgow: James Maclehose and Sons, 1911. 4to, original red cloth, photographic plates; Britain in pictures 12 books in the series, including: English glass; British romantic artists; British crafts-men and British furniture makers; and c.100 others, sold not subject to return

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Interior Decoration - Ballantine, James

Lot 4: Interior Decoration - Ballantine, James

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Description: Interior Decoration - Ballantine, James Essay on ornamental art. London: W.S. Orr & Edinburgh: J. Menzies, 1847. Folio, inscribed by the author "James Ballantine, Edinburgh" on title, 4to, engraved dedication, illustration, lithographed sectional title "The Tradesmans book or ornamental designs", and 40 lithographed plates after S. Leith, contemporary half calf, slightly spotted, worn; Ross, John Wilson, editor, and William Gibbs, illustrator The universal decorator. London: Houlston & Wright, 1859-60. 4 volumes bound in 2, numerous plates, some coloured, original cloth, neatly rebacked retaining original spines; The Art Decorator Designs in colours for art workers. Seventh Series. London, 1896. Folio, 55 (of 60) plates, some chromolithographed, loose in original folder, two frayed, three stained, binding soiled; Hay, D.R. The laws of harmonius colouring, adapted to interior decorations, manufactures... Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, 1836. Third edition, 8vo, 8 numbered illustrations on 5 plates, all with pasted-on colour chips, original cloth with paper label on upper cover, uncut; and 4 small volumes (9)

Condition Report: others: Meyer. A handbook of ornament. 1896 Parker. A concise glossary of terms used in Grecian, Roman, Italian and Gothic Architecture. 1882. Day, L.F. Alphabets old and new. 1906 A tint book of historical colours suitable for decorative work. 1950. Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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Interior Decoration - Daly, César

Lot 5: Interior Decoration - Daly, César

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Description: Interior Decoration - Daly, César L'architecture privée au XIX siècle. Paris: Ducher, 1877. 2 volumes, third Series, large folio, 88 (of 89) chromolithographed plates mounted on guards, (double page plates numbered as two plates; double page plate 12-13 of 2nd section of volume 1 never bound in), tissue guards contemporary red half morocco gilt, a few plates lightly spotted

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Interior Decoration - Dresser, Christopher

Lot 6: Interior Decoration - Dresser, Christopher

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Description: Interior Decoration - Dresser, Christopher Studies in design. London: Cassell, Petter & Galpin, [1874-76]. Folio, 40 (of 60) plates after Dresser, 38 finely chromolithographed, 2 uncoloured, (the missing plates never bound in), lacks title, original cloth with large paper label on upper cover

Condition Report: lacks plate 10, 14-15, 17, 20, 25, 27, 29-34, 36-39,47-48, 56, Very celan - a few plates slightly spotted, index leaf stained Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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Interior Decoration - Jones, Owen

Lot 7: Interior Decoration - Jones, Owen

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Description: Interior Decoration - Jones, Owen The grammar of ornament. [London: Day & Son, 1856] Large folio (dimension of covers 567x380mm), chromolithographed title-page and 100 chromolithographic plates, red half morocco gilt with elaborately tooled gilt panel to upper cover, g.e., bookplate to paste-down endpaper, sellotape repairs to initial pages with no loss of text, a few pages loose, a little dust-soiling, covers and spine rubbed, upper joint split, upper board loose

Condition Report: Contains bookplate of previous, private owner Upper joint split, upper cover detached, covers and spine rubbed, with some soiling and fading, pages 1-8 are loose, with other pages at risk of loosening, there is a little dust-soiling and/or finger soiling (mostly marginal) to most pages and most plates, with plates and text towards the rear of the book being worse for this, some minor offsetting onto tissue guards and plate versos, very occasional slight spotting to text, endpapers spotted, occasional marginal dampstaining, corner of pp.5-6 folded over, slight rubbing/misprint to lower edge of plate LXXVI, a few small marginal tears. Please see catalogue description for other condition queries. It is difficult to say whether the colours seen are representative of the book itself, as different monitor resolutions and printing resolutions show colours in different ways. Therefore, it is reccommended that the book is viewed in person. Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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Interior Decoration - Jones, Owen

Lot 8: Interior Decoration - Jones, Owen

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Description: Interior Decoration - Jones, Owen The grammar of ornament. London: Day & Son, [1868]. Folio, [335 x 220mm.], 110 chromolithographed plates (including 10 bis plates), tissue guards, brown half morocco, g.e., slightly rubbed, a very clean copy

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Interior Decoration - Sutherland, William and William George

Lot 9: Interior Decoration - Sutherland, William and William George

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Description: Interior Decoration - Sutherland, William and William George The art of graining and imitating woods. Manchester: Decorative Art Journals Co., [1892]. Large folio, 20 chromolithographed plates in pocket at end, original pictorial cloth, one plate repaired on verso, spine worn

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MacFarlane, Walter

Lot 10: MacFarlane, Walter

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Description: MacFarlane, Walter Catalogue of MacFarlane's castings. Glasgow: Gardner & Stevenson, [1870] Fifth edition, folio, out-of-series presentation copy (neither signed nor inscribed), engraved frontispieces, title in red and black, elaborate brown gilt tooled morocco by Bedford, gilt doubleurs over vellum endpapers, g.e., bookplate, predominantly very clean with some very slight and occasional dust-soiling, joints a little rubbed, spine and corners slightly chewed; [Idem] Manuscript cash book, 1918-1936, 8vo, 122 double-page spreads showing transactions relating to Walter MacFarlane, black morocco gilt with brass locking clasp, key attached, a little rubbing to covers (2)

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Macquoid, Percy

Lot 11: Macquoid, Percy

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Description: Macquoid, Percy A history of English furniture. London: Lawrence & Bulle, Ltd., 1904-1908. 4 volumes, folio, comprising: The age of walnut, The age of satinwood, The age of oak, The age of mahogany, 60 colour plates, red cloth gilt, British Council bookplates to paste-down endpapers, cancelled library stamps of the Institutio Britanico em Portugal, a little browning and spotting, covers faded, spines very faded and becoming detached in places; Edwards, Ralph The dictionary of English furniture. Woodbridge: Antique Collectors' Club, 1986. 3 volumes, 4to, softback editions in slipcase, library stamps of British Council in Lisbon; De Beruete y Moret and Mayer Album de la galería de pinturas del Museo del Prado. Madrid: Editorial Labor, [n.d.] Second edition, 4to, red and green quarter morocco gilt; Rousselet, Louis L'Inde des Rajahs... Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1875. 4to, original green and black cloth gilt with elephant head motif to covers and peacock feathers to spine, a.e.g., some spotting, upper hinge and spine detached from text block, covers rubbed and a little chewed at corners (9)

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Ruskin, John

Lot 12: Ruskin, John

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Description: Ruskin, John Praeterita. Outlines of scenes and thoughts. Sunnyside: G. Allen, 1886-87 [vol. 3 London: G. Allen, 1900]. 3 volumes, 4to, [one of 600 large paper sets, 318 x 250mm.], 8vo, 4 engravings mounted on india paper, original green cloth, uncut

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Telford, Thomas

Lot 13: Telford, Thomas

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Description: Telford, Thomas The charts and plans referred to in Mr. Telford's report... London: The House of Commons, 1809. Large folio, 16 double and/or folding charts and plans mounted on guards, occasionally coloured in outline, contemporary half calf, original label, slight occasional browning and dust-soiling, a couple of discreet marginal repairs, with no loss to engraved areas, inner margin of first page renewed, covers, spine and corners a little rubbed

Condition Report: p.1 - couple of repairs to upper margin p.16 - tear to lower margin, repair to upper, no loss original label, a few pencil annotations to lavel and front free-endpaper, rubbed with some marbled paper peeling from covers, some slight browning, spotting and dust-soiling Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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A Collection of Maps of Scotland, including

Lot 14: A Collection of Maps of Scotland, including

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Description: A Collection of Maps of Scotland, including Pont, Timothy Levinia vice comitatus, the Province of Lennox.... [Amsterdam: Blaeu, after 1654] 390x528mm (engraved area), framed and double-glazed with Dutch text on reverse; [Idem] Buthe Insula... [Amsterdam: Blaeu, after 1654] 453x392mm (engraved area), framed and double-glazed with French text on reverse, a little marginal dampstaining; [Jansson, Jan] Scotia regnum. [Amsterdam: Jansson, c.1636] c.461x568mm, framed and glazed, partially hand-coloured, trimmed and laid down onto board, spotting and soiling, predominantly marginal; and 4 others (7)

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Aberdeen - Clark, Ian ABERDEEN

Lot 15: Aberdeen - Clark, Ian ABERDEEN

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Description: Aberdeen - Clark, Ian ABERDEEN The town of Aberdeen. London: 1825, hand coloured, 648x486mm, framed and glazed, 21cm long tear down centre of image (neatly repaired); [Idem] Aberdeen from the south. London: [no date], hand-coloured, 645x488mm, framed, small repair to centre of image (2)

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Brazil - Needham, Joseph

Lot 16: Brazil - Needham, Joseph

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Description: Brazil - Needham, Joseph The sugar loaf rock -Rio de Janeiro, hand-coloured lithograph, 1852, 370x470mm, framed and glazed, from Ouseley's Views in South America; [Idem] Mancueiras, suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, hand-coloured lithograph, 1852, 370x470mm, framed and glazed, from Ouseley's Views in South America; some very slight, light spotting (2)

Condition Report: Some very light spotting to plates and small band of darkening along top of upper margin where prints may have been stuck with glue/Sellotape at some point, now attached loosely to mount with a few strips of white tape, not laid-down. Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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China - Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Lot 17: China - Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

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Description: China - Bellin, Jacques Nicolas L'empire de la Chine, 1748. 423x135mm, hand-coloured in parts, some very slight browning

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Edinburgh - Allan, David

Lot 18: Edinburgh - Allan, David

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Description: Edinburgh - Allan, David View of the high street of Edinburgh from the East. 1793, hand-coloured aquatint, 420 x 555mm., and Allan, David View of the high street of Edinburgh and the Commissioner going to the General Assembly of the Kirk of Scotland. 415 x 553mm., both framed and glazed, laid down (2)

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Edinburgh - Arnold, Ernest

Lot 19: Edinburgh - Arnold, Ernest

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Description: Edinburgh - Arnold, Ernest Vue d'Edinbourg prise de Carlton Hill. [N.p.: C.G. Hammer, n.d.], hand-coloured engraving, framed and glazed, engraved area (not including title) 369x536mm, some slight marginal soiling and spotting

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Edinburgh - Barker, Robert EDINBURGH

Lot 20: Edinburgh - Barker, Robert EDINBURGH

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Description: Edinburgh - Barker, Robert EDINBURGH Panorama of Edinburgh from the Calton Hill. Edinburgh: John Wells, after Robert Barker, 1789-93, 3 (of 6) aquatint engraved plates, [seemingly plates 3-5 (although not numbered), each c.470x580mm, hand-coloured, framed and glazed, laid down, the first showing the view looking west towards Waverley Bridge, Princes Street and Edinburgh Castle (a couple of neat lines/repairs to upper corners), the second showing the view from Calton Hill stetching towards Leith (repair to upper left corner, small repair to lower left margin) and the third possibly a view down onto the top of Leith Walk, looking into Gayfield Square and Broughton (3)

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Edinburgh - Ebsworth, Joseph Woodfall

Lot 21: Edinburgh - Ebsworth, Joseph Woodfall

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Description: Edinburgh - Ebsworth, Joseph Woodfall North view of Edinburgh, from the Upper Gallery of the Scott Monument. [View from the Scott Monument looking north, at 2:45 on September 15 1845.] [Edinburgh:] Printed by M. Glaston, [1845], hand-coloured engraving, artist's proof copy, framed and glazed, engraved area (not including title) 355x460mm, a couple of small spots to sky, slight marginal darkening

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Edinburgh - engravings, comprising

Lot 22: Edinburgh - engravings, comprising

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Description: Edinburgh - engravings, comprising Clark, John The city of Edinburgh. London: Smith & Elder, 1824, hand-coloured engraving, framed and glazed, engraved area (not including title) 385x564mm, some very slight marginal soiling around title; Riddell, after Kay A general view of Edinburgh from the north west. Edinburgh: Daniel McIntosh, 1814, hand-coloured engraving, framed and glazed, engraved area (not including title) 364x544mm, a little darkened and faded, some slight spotting; Sutherland, Thomas Edinburgh from the top of Princes Street. London: R. Ackermann, 1824, hand-coloured engraving, framed and glazed, engraved area (not including title) 350x507mm, number 3 of 3 in a series, a little marginal darkening; Harding, J.D., after David Roberts Edinburgh from the castle. [Edinburgh/London: Day & Son, c.1850], hand-coloured engraving, framed and glazed, engraved area 390x513 mm, taken from Lawson's Scotland Delineated, some very slight marginal discolouration and a couple of very small closed marginal tears (4)

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Edinburgh - Gendall, J.

Lot 23: Edinburgh - Gendall, J.

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Description: Edinburgh - Gendall, J. Views of Edinburgh, London: R. Ackermann, T. Sutherland after J. Gendall, 1824. 2 engravings, each 490x657mm, hand-coloured, framed and glazed, laid down, the first showing Edinburgh from the Castle, the second showing Edinburgh from the Calton Hill (2)

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Edinburgh - Kay, N.A.

Lot 24: Edinburgh - Kay, N.A.

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Description: Edinburgh - Kay, N.A. Three views of Edinburgh, engravings, each 473x668mm, hand-coloured, framed and glazed, laid down, the first showing A view of the old town taken from Princes Street (some slight marginal spotting), the second showing A view of the old town taken from Princes Sreet but looking back towards North Bridge, the third showing A general view of Edinburgh from the North West (general browning) (3)

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Edinburgh - Sarjent, Francis J.

Lot 25: Edinburgh - Sarjent, Francis J.

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Description: Edinburgh - Sarjent, Francis J. Edinburgh. London: F.J. Sarjent, 1810, hand-coloured engraving, framed and glazed, engraved area (not including title) 406x606mm, a couple of very small closed tears around title and slight marginal soiling

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Edinburgh - Slezer, John

Lot 26: Edinburgh - Slezer, John

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Description: Edinburgh - Slezer, John The North prospect of the City of Edinburgh, 375x980mm (measurements of engraved area), hand-coloured, framed and glazed, facsimile copy

Condition Report: Either facsmile or modern colouring? Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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Edinburgh - Stewart, Mary (Lady Elton)

Lot 27: Edinburgh - Stewart, Mary (Lady Elton)

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Description: Edinburgh - Stewart, Mary (Lady Elton) The city of Edinburgh taken from the Calton Hill - four panoramic views of Edinburgh. Edinburgh: William Fairborn, 1823, 252x633mm each, hand-coloured, framed and glazed, laid down, comprising: View from the top of the Calton Hill, looking to the North (a couple of neat repairs), View from the door of Nelson's monument on the Calton Hill, looking to the East (a few instances of loss to engraved area, which have been coloured in), View from the walk on the top of the Calton Hill, looking to the South, view from the top of the Calton Hill by Nelson's monument, looking to the West some slight marginal dust-soiling and a few marginal repairs (4)

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Germany - Arrowsmith, Aaron

Lot 28: Germany - Arrowsmith, Aaron

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Description: Germany - Arrowsmith, Aaron Map of the physical divisions of Germany. [London: E. Jones, 1812], first edition, six sheets and 3 appended sections, linen backed, each c.670x1000mm (6)

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Glasgow - Clark, Ian GLASGOW

Lot 29: Glasgow - Clark, Ian GLASGOW

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Description: Glasgow - Clark, Ian GLASGOW The town of Port-Glasgow. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1825, 689x520mm, hand-coloured, laid down, framed and glazed, some marginal darkening; [Idem] The town of Greenock. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1824, 689x520mm, hand-coloured, laid down, framed and glazed, some marginal darkening; [Idem] The city of Glasgow. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1824, 670x495mm, hand-coloured, laid down, framed and glazed, some slight marginal browning; [Idem] The town of Port-Glasgow. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1825, 670x495mm, hand-coloured, laid down, framed and glazed, some slight marginal browning (4)

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[Janssonius, J.] - Leiden

Lot 30: [Janssonius, J.] - Leiden

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Description: [Janssonius, J.] - Leiden Lugdunum batavorum vulgo Leyden. [Amsterdam]: c.1658, 487x587mm, hand-coloured, framed, some marginal darkening and a few stains from tape, not affecting engraved area

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Leith - Baynes, Thomas Mann

Lot 31: Leith - Baynes, Thomas Mann

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Description: Leith - Baynes, Thomas Mann His Majesty, George the Fourth, proceeding to the port of Leith in the Land of his ancestors. London/Edinburgh: T. Stackhouse, Ackermann and Rowney & Foster/Edmonstone, 1822, hand-coloured lithograph, framed and glazed, engraved area (not including title) 370x596mm, some very slight spotting

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McKenney, Thomas - Bowen, J.T.

Lot 32: McKenney, Thomas - Bowen, J.T.

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Description: McKenney, Thomas - Bowen, J.T. Two hand-coloured lithographs of American Indian chiefs, probably later re-strikes after McKenney's folio History of the Indian Tribes of North America, c.345x495mm, laid-down, framed and glazed, comprising: Ne-Sou-A Quoit and Wa-Pel-La, a little foxing to first (2)

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O'Klein, Boris - 'Dirty Dogs' series

Lot 33: O'Klein, Boris - 'Dirty Dogs' series

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Description: O'Klein, Boris - 'Dirty Dogs' series Five humorous caricatures of dogs, signed, each 500x210mm, hand-coloured, laid down, framed and glazed, entitled: Comme nos maîtres, Chacun son tour, Tu viens beau blond?, Sens interdit and Reviens chouquette (5)

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Ortelius, Abraham

Lot 34: Ortelius, Abraham

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Description: Ortelius, Abraham Scotiae tabula, [after 1573] 490x390mm, hand-coloured, laid down, framed and glazed

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Oxford - Magdalen College - Oxford Almanacs

Lot 35: Oxford - Magdalen College - Oxford Almanacs

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Description: Oxford - Magdalen College - Oxford Almanacs Three engravings printed by Oxford University Press, c.1970, from the original hand engraved copper plate: Magdalen College; Magdalen College with the old bridge in the foreground [O.Almanac 1771] ; Magdalen College with Old Magdalen Bridge in the background, [O. Almanac 1730] these 530 x 480mm.; Magdalen Tower and the new bridge. [O. Almanac, 1797], 360 x 590mm; and description of the edition, framed and glazed (5)

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Pont, Timothy

Lot 36: Pont, Timothy

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Description: Pont, Timothy Teviotia. [Amsterdam?: Blaeu, c.1650-80?], hand-coloured map, framed and double-glazed, engraved area 544x432mm, printing on reverse from a French edition of Blaeu's Atlas of Scotland; [Idem] Renfroana. [Amsterdam?: Blaeu, c.1650-80?], hand-coloured map, framed and glazed, taken from the same work, browned and a little spotted; and a smaller framed and glazed map of Stirlingshire (not Pont), very browned and spotted (3)

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Speed, John

Lot 37: Speed, John

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Description: Speed, John Midle-sex described with the most famous cities of London and Westminster. London: Thomas Bassett, [n.d., c.1680-1720?], hand-coloured map, framed and double-glazed, engraved area 509x383mm, printing on reverse: pages 29 and 30, The Description of Middlesex, Book 1, Chapter 15, a couple of very small wormholes

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Taylor, George and Skinner, Andrew

Lot 38: Taylor, George and Skinner, Andrew

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Description: Taylor, George and Skinner, Andrew Survey and maps of the roads of North Britain or Scotland. London: D. Wilson..., 1776. Oblong folio, 61 maps on 31 sheets, and folding map of Scotland, contemporary suede with red morocco label to upper cover reading 'Taylor & Skinner's Roads 1777', bookplate of 'Brown of Waterhaughs' to paste-down endpaper, covers a little marked and rubbed with faint blue writing to lower cover

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Taylor, George and Skinner, Andrew

Lot 39: Taylor, George and Skinner, Andrew

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Description: Taylor, George and Skinner, Andrew Survey and maps of the roads of North Britain or Scotland. London: D. Wilson..., 1776. Oblong folio, 61 maps on 31 sheets (maps 6-20 misbound), contemporary soft calf, folded, lacking folding map of Scotland, double-sided index leaf (rather than two pages, as is often the case), blindstamps of 'R.C. Rait, chemist', to title-page, title-page misbound, some browning and dust-soiling, many small marginal tears, calf worn

Condition Report: some browning and dust-soiling, especially to title-page, with many small marginal tears, calf faded, worn and torn in places Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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Trafalgar - Dodd, Robert

Lot 40: Trafalgar - Dodd, Robert

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Description: Trafalgar - Dodd, Robert Battle of Trafalgar, van division... London: J.W.Laird, 1843; [Idem] victory of Trafalgar, in the van... London: J. W. Laird, 1843; [Idem] victory of Trafalgar, in the rear...London: J.W.Laird, 1843; uniform 830x620mm, hand-coloured, not laid down but with some marginal Selotape stains beneath mounts, framed (3)

Condition Report: Dimensions including frames: c.78.6x101.3cm The frames are faily basic with a chocolate-coloured varnish and occasional chips/scratches Original engravings drawn and engraved by R. Dodd. Plates are numbered 3 and 4, and one plate with no number.. Colouring is probably not contemporary - ie added at a later date. Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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Alophe, Menut

Lot 41: Alophe, Menut

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Description: Alophe, Menut Les danseuses de l'opéra costumes des principaux ballets. Paris: Les Modes Parisiennes. Folio, 14 hand-coloured plates of dancers, original green paper covers (lower cover lacking), a little light spotting, some creasing to corners, cover dampstained and torn in places

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Estinne, Robert

Lot 42: Estinne, Robert

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Description: Estinne, Robert Dictionaire Francois Latin, autrement dict les mots Francois, avec les manieres duser diceulx, tournez en Latin. Paris: Robert Estienne, 1549. 4to, woodcut device to title-page, some woodcut initials, 19th century panelled calf, bookplate of Sir William Purves Hume Campbell to paste-down endpaper and signatures of Alexander Arbruthnot to title-page, title-page neatly reinforced along outer-margin, slight dampstaining to outer margins of first twenty leaves and again to final eight leaves, a little soiling to pages 564-565, otherwise very clean, covers and spine a little rubbed [USTC 29527]

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[Fortin, François]

Lot 43: [Fortin, François]

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Description: [Fortin, François] Les ruses innocentes... avec les plus beaux secrets de la pêche... Amsterdam: Pierre Brunel, 1695. Fourth edition, 8vo, engraved title-page, title in red and black, 66 engraved plates, modern quarter vellum, library stamp of Bibliotheca Tiliana to reverse of title-page and reverse of final plate, very nice copy

Condition Report: The condition of this item is as follows: Library stamp on title verso. Modern vellum-backed boards some edges a little discoloured frontispiece renewed in inner margin on verso Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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Horace

Lot 44: Horace

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Description: Horace Q. Horatius Flaccus, ex recensione & cum notis atque emendationibus Richardi Bentleii. Editio altera. Amsterdam: Rob. & Gerh. Wetstein, 1713. Second edition, 2 parts in 1 volume, 4to, engraved frontispiece, title-page in red and black with engraved vignette, contemporary calf, gilt tooled borders, backstrip repaired with original backstrip laid down

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Liger, Louis

Lot 45: Liger, Louis

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Description: Liger, Louis La nouvelle maison rustique. Paris: C. Prudhomme, 1721. Third edition, 2 volumes, 4to, engraved frontispiece and 29 (of 30?) engraved plates, contemporary calf, small hole to volume 1 title affecting one letter, rubbed

Condition Report: The condition of this item is as follows: Some upper margins dampstained in volume 2. Slight splitting to upper joints Small wormhole to 1 upper board and 1 lower board Head and tail of bindings worn rusthole to 4A1 in volume 1, possibly a few others Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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Nostradamus, Michael

Lot 46: Nostradamus, Michael

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Description: Nostradamus, Michael Les propheties de maitre Michel Nostradamus... Lyon: Jean Viret, 1697. 12mo, engraved portrait frontispiece, contemporary calf, gilt tooled spine, a few coloured pencil marks and occasional slight spots and ink staining, obscuring some letters but with no loss of text, slight browning, base of spine a little chipped, covers slightly rubbed

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Abercromby, Patrick

Lot 47: Abercromby, Patrick

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Description: Abercromby, Patrick The martial atchievements of the Scots nation... Edinburgh: Robert Freebairn, 1711. 2 volumes, folio, previous ownership inscriptions of David Ogilvy, modern cloth, many pages untrimmed, some browning and soiling, several small tears with no loss of text [ESTC T86819] (2)

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Atkinson, Christopher

Lot 48: Atkinson, Christopher

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Description: Atkinson, Christopher The case of Christopher Atkinson...with a complete account of all his commission transactions with the honorable commissioners, for victualling His Majesty's Navy. London: Almon, Robson and Richardson, 1785. 8vo, original blue boards, interesting critical notations in an early (contemporary?) hand, closed tear to pages 78-79, spine lacking, covers soiled, paper on lower cover detached [ESTC T73564]

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Balfour Paul, Sir James

Lot 49: Balfour Paul, Sir James

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Description: Balfour Paul, Sir James The Scots Peerage. Edinburgh: D. Douglas, 1904-1910. Volumes 1-8 (of 9), 8vo, original blue cloth gilt, t.e.g.

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Drummond, William

Lot 50: Drummond, William

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Description: Drummond, William The history of Scotland. London: R. Tomlins, 1655. First edition, 4to, 6 engraved portraits, eighteenth century calf gilt, armorial bookplate of Rt. Hon. Algernon Capell, Earl of Essex, 1701 on title verso [Wing D2196]

Condition Report: Very good. One tiny rusthole notes. Little worming in upper margin from p. 253 to end, not affecting text. worst at p.288/289 (photographed) Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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