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Auction Description for Bloomsbury: Travel,Topographical, Sporting & Natural History Books, Maps
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19th March 9.30am to 5.30pm. 20th March 9.30am to 8pm. Day of Sale from 9.30 am.
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Travel,Topographical, Sporting & Natural History Books, Maps

by Bloomsbury Auctions


336 lots | 255 with images

March 21, 2013

Live Auction

24 Maddox Street

London, W1S 1PP United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)207 495 9494

Fax: +44 (0)207 495 9499

Email: info@bloomsburyauctions.com

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Anson (George, Baron).- A Voyage to the

Lot 1: Anson (George, Baron).- A Voyage to the

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Description: Anson (George, Baron).- A Voyage to the South-Seas...Performed from the month of September in the year 1740, to June 1744, by Commodore Anson, in His Majesty's ship the Centurion...By an Officer of the Squadron, 2 parts in 1, including Appendix, 5 folding engraved plates, lacking portrait and 3E1, C3 outer edge frayed with loss of text, occasional staining, contemporary panelled calf, rebacked, preserving part of original backstrip, corners repaired, [Hill p.311], Printed and Sold by R.Walker, in Fleet-Lane, 1744; and Barrow's Life of Anson, 1839 8vo (2) sold not subject to return. Provenance: ?Nicholas Maine, Rocquette House, Guernsey (1740s extensive ink ownership inscription to front free endpaper). ***An early 'unauthorized account of Anson's voyage.... the appendix relates to the history of voyages and explorations in the Pacific and the Far East, together with descriptions of some of the countries visited. There is a table for estimating the value of diamonds, and interesting plates, including a very strange one depicting seals and sea lions on Juan Fernández Island' (Hill)..

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Lot 2: Clarke (Edward Daniel) A Tour through the South of

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Description: Clarke (Edward Daniel) A Tour through the South of England, Wales and Part of Ireland, first edition, half-title, 12 folding tinted aquatint plates, some trimming to plates (as often), just within image in 2 instances, some offsetting, occasional spotting, contemporary calf, sympathetically rebacked, corners neatly repaired, scarce, 8vo, Printed at the Minerva Press, 1793.

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Cook (Capt. James).- [First and Second Voyages in

Lot 3: Cook (Capt. James).- [First and Second Voyages in

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Description: Cook (Capt. James).- [First and Second Voyages in French]. Relation des voyages entrepris par ordre de sa Majeste Britannique..., 14 vol. (8 vol. 1st Voyage and 6 2nd Voyage), half-titles to all 8 vol. of first Voyage and to 3 vol. only (of 6) in 2nd Voyage, tables, some folding, first vol.1 G2 with small section of outer margin cut away, handsome contemporary motled calf backed-marbled boards, spines richly gilt and with red and dark green morocco labels, spines slightly rubbed, boards with some scuffing to varying degrees, a very good set, 8vo, Paris, Chez Nyon & Mérigot, 1789-1792.

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Drake (Francis) Eboracum: or the History and

Lot 4: Drake (Francis) Eboracum: or the History and

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Description: Drake (Francis) Eboracum: or the History and Antiquities of the City of York, 59 engraved plates, maps and plans, some double-page or folding, illustrations, lacking portrait frontispiece, plate opposite p.534 frayed at outer edge, just touching image in minor way in a couple of places, plate opposite p.535 stained, a few repaired tears or folds strengthened, with no loss, contemporary speckled calf, gilt, rebacked, preserving original backstrip, new red morocco label, leather at foot of spine with a few short splits, rubbed, folio, William Bowyer for the Author, 1736.

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Lot 5: Europe.- Elmhirst (Lieut. P.J.) Occurrences During

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Description: Europe.- Elmhirst (Lieut. P.J.) Occurrences During a Six Months' Residence in the Province of Calabria Ulteriore in the KIngdom of Naples, Sion College copy with ink stamp to verso of title, inner margin of title strengthened, some water-staining and spotting, later cloth, 1819 § [Beckford (William Thomas)] Recollections of an Excursion to the Monasteries of Alcobaca and Batalha, first edition, half-title, engraved portrait frontispiece, water-stained throughout, contemporary dark brown crushed morocco, water-stained, 1835; and 7 others, 4 Russia and a broken copy of Kennett's Rome, 1737, v.s. (9)

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Fossils.- Owen (Sir Richard) Description of the

Lot 6: Fossils.- Owen (Sir Richard) Description of the

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Description: Fossils.- Owen (Sir Richard) Description of the Fossil Reptilia of South Africa in the Collection of the British Museum, first edition, signed presentation copy, 2 vol., including Atlas, 70 lithographed plates, some folding, original cloth, spines gilt, head of spine of Atlas vol. repaired without loss, spine ends and corners frayed, 4to, 1876. ***A scarce study. Owen coined the term Dinosauria and was a fierce critic of Darwin's theory of evolution..

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Lot 7: France.- [Heylyn (Peter)] France Painted to the

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Description: France.- [Heylyn (Peter)] France Painted to the Life, 2pp. advertisements at end, X4 blank, small number ink stamp to foot of title, some spotting, lightly browned, contemporary calf, 19th century calf, rebacked, preserving original (now darkened and chipped) backstrip, [Wing H1710], for William Leake, 1656 § A.R. The Curiosities of Paris, 3pp. advertisements at end, first 2ff. working loose, water-stained at head, some spotting, lightly browned, modern calf over 19th century marbled boards, for W.Owen, [?1760] § Augustin (Père Dom.) Abregé de l'Histoire de Lorraine, title with woodcut printer's device, title working loose, some water-staining at beginning and end, mostly marginal, 19th century calf-backed marbled boards, spine gilt and with a red morocco label, Nancy, chez la Veuve de Jean-Bapt. Cusson, 1734 § Duclos (Charles Pinot-) The History of Lewis XI. KIng of France, 2 vol., some foxing, mostly light, contemporary calf, lack 1 of 2 spine labels, spine ends chipped, rubbed, for C.Davis and P.Vaillant, 1746; and 14 others, France, most 20th century, v.s. (19) ***The first mentioned is an unauthorized edition of the first part of: A full relation of two journeys, the one into the main-land of France..

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Lot 8: [Gesner (Conrad)] Thesaurus Euonymi Philiatri de

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Description: [Gesner (Conrad)] Thesaurus Euonymi Philiatri de remediis secretis. Liber physicus, medicus, & partim etiam chymicus, & oeconomicus in vinorum diuersi saporis apparatu, medicis & pharmacopolis omnibus praecipue necessarius, woodcut illustrations, lacks d1&8 and e1, occasional spotting, 19th century vellum, gilt spine in compartments and with brown leather label, [Ferguson 1, p.315; Hunt 76; Simon, BB, pp.87-88; EDIT 16 CNCE 20720], 12mo, Venice, [no printer], 1556. ***A scarce edition of this work on the uses of plants and herbs in distillation, medecine and the making of wines and other beverages..

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Lot 9: Gilpin (William) Observations on the Western Parts

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Description: Gilpin (William) Observations on the Western Parts of England, 18 tinted aquatint plates, title ink name 'M.Lukis' to head and a couple of small stains, some spotting and light browning, contemporary mottled calf, richly gilt spine with red morocco label, joints split, head of spine chipped, corners worn, rubbed, for T.Caddell Jun. and W.Davies, 1798; Voyages en Différentes Parties de l'Anglettere, 2 vol., 30 engraved plates and maps, single worm hole through most of vol.1, marginal water-staining to vol.2, contemporary calf, spines gilt and with dark green and red leather labels, wormed, corners worn, Paris & London, Chez Defer de Maisonneuve & Chez Blamire, 1798; and another, by thesame, 8vo (4)

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Lot 10: Gutzlaff (Charles) Journal of Three Voyages along

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Description: Gutzlaff (Charles) Journal of Three Voyages along the Coast of China in 1831..., third edition, engraved portrait frontispiece and folding map, occasional spotting, original cloth, spine worn, with loss, [c.1850] § Mateer (Rev. C.W.) A Course of Mandarin Lessons Based on Idiom, large folding colour dialect chart, original morocco-backed cloth, worn, Shanghai, 1903; and 2 others, China, v.s. (4)

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Lot 11: Hewitson (William C.) Coloured Illustrations of

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Description: Hewitson (William C.) Coloured Illustrations of the Eggs of British Birds, 2 vol., third edition, half-titles, 149 hand-coloured plates, some spotting and finger-marking, original cloth, rebacked, preserving majority of original backstrips, 1856 § Darwin (Charles) The Origin of the Species, forty-ninth thousand, half-title, folding chart, endpapers stained, original cloth, spine gilt, spine ends and corners a little frayed, spine a little creased, 1897 § Woodward (Horace B.) The Geology of England and Wales, second edition, half-title, frontispiece, illustrations, folding tables, spotted, library stamp to fore-edge, library buckram, 1887 § Thomson (William) A Practical Treatise on the Cultivation of the Grape Vine, seventh edition, half-title, illustrations, advertisements at end, original cloth, gilt, spine repaired and frayed at head, 1871; and 8 others, Natural History, v.s. (13)

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James (Silas) A Narrative of a Voyage to Arabia,

Lot 12: James (Silas) A Narrative of a Voyage to Arabia,

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Description: James (Silas) A Narrative of a Voyage to Arabia, India, &c. Containing, amidst a variety of information, a description of Saldanha Bay; with remarks on the genious and disposition of the natives of Arabia Felix; The Manners and Customs of the People Of Hindoston; Of The Island Of Madagascar and other parts beyond the Cape of Good Hope, first edition, half-title, engraved portrait frontispiece, some foxing, lightly browned, contemporary half calf, spine gilt, head of spine chipped, upper joint starting, but holding firm, rubbed, 8vo, printed for the Author, 1797. ***A scarce work. We can trace only two copies at auction (including the Quentin Keynes copy)..

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Lot 13: Miller (Philip) The Gardeners Kalendar, seventh

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Description: Miller (Philip) The Gardeners Kalendar, seventh edition, engraved portrait frontispiece, occasional spotting, lightly browned, water-stain to fore-edge, contemporary calf, gilt, joints split, but holding firm, corners worn, rubbed, for J.Rivington, 1745 § Wilson (John) A Synopsis of British Plants, in Ray's Method, first edition, a couple of ink spots, contemporary calf, gilt, upper cover detached, corners worn, spine ends chipped, rubbed, [Henrey 1501], Newcastle Upon Tyne, 1744, 8vo (2)

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Lot 14: Newcome (Rev. Peter) The History of the Ancient

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Description: Newcome (Rev. Peter) The History of the Ancient and Royal Foundation, called the Abbey of St.Alban, engraved frontispiece, 2 folding plans and a folding map, hand-coloured in outline, occasional spotting, some offsetting, original boards, rebacked in 20th century cloth, for the Author, by J.Nichols, 1795 § Wallen (William) The History and Antiquities of the Round Church at Little Maplestead, Essex, engraved frontispiece and 8 plates, illustrations, title in red and black, original cloth, upper cover detaching, faded, for Author, 1836 § Duncan (Jonathan) The History of Guernsey, half-title, small section cut away from title, not affecting text, contemporary polished calf, gilt, upper joint splitting, 1841 § Purey-Cust (A.P.) The Heraldry of York Minster, 2 vol., one of 300 copies, colour frontispieces, lithographed plates, a few colour, occasional spotting, original pictorial cloth, gilt, rebacked, Leeds, 1890-1896; and c.15 others, British Topography, v.s. (c.19)

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Pennant (Thomas) History of Quadrupeds, 2 vol.,

Lot 15: Pennant (Thomas) History of Quadrupeds, 2 vol.,

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Description: Pennant (Thomas) History of Quadrupeds, 2 vol., first edition, engraved pictorial titles and 52 plates, a2-4 a couple of small marginal reapirs on each f., offsetting, some spotting, modern calf-backed marbled boards, spine gilt and with red morocco label, small 4to, 1781.

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Pennant (Thomas) The View of Hindoostan, 2 vol. in

Lot 16: Pennant (Thomas) The View of Hindoostan, 2 vol. in

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Description: Pennant (Thomas) The View of Hindoostan, 2 vol. in 1, 2 engraved frontispieces, folding map, 19 plates and vignettes, map with some spotting and browning, some offsetting, occasional spotting, contemporary half calf, spine gilt, joints split, rubbed, [Cox I, 307], 4to, Henry Hughs, 1798.

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Plot (Robert) The Natural History of

Lot 17: Plot (Robert) The Natural History of

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Description: Plot (Robert) The Natural History of Stafford-shire, engraved title vignette and 37 plates, some folding, lacking folding frontispiece map, minor repairs, repairs to a few plates, occasionally just within image, with a little loss, plate before p.359 trimmed at outer edge just within image and trimmed to border of opposite edge, engraved bookplate of Sir Charles Wolseley, contemporary panelled calf, rebacked, corners repaired, [Wing P2588], folio, Oxford, at the Theater, 1686.

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Pontedera (Julius) Anthologia, sive de floris

Lot 18: Pontedera (Julius) Anthologia, sive de floris

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Description: Pontedera (Julius) Anthologia, sive de floris natura Libri Tres, first ediiton, 12 folding engraved plates, errata f., contemporary limp boards, ink title to spine, [Pritzel 7265; Not in Nissen], internally crisp and clean, 4to, Padua, Typis Seminarii, apud Joannem Manfre, 1720. ***A scarce copy of the author's chief work in Botany; primarily on the non-sexuality of plants..

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Lot 19: Poultry.- Doyle (Martin) The Illustrated Book of

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Description: Poultry.- Doyle (Martin) The Illustrated Book of Domestic Poultry, 10 chromolithographed plates, wood-engraved illustrations, original morocco-backed cloth, spine gilt, scarce, 1857; and a defective copy of The Poultyr-Keeper's Manual in original cloth, with 21 (of 22) hand-coloured plates, 8vo (2)

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Rowlandson (Thomas).- [Combe (William)] The Grand

Lot 20: Rowlandson (Thomas).- [Combe (William)] The Grand

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Description: Rowlandson (Thomas).- [Combe (William)] The Grand Master, or adventures of Qui Hi? in Hindostan ... by Quiz, first edition , folding frontispiece, pictorial title and 25 plates by Rowlandson, all hand-coloured aquatints, with additional plate with sepia wash (often not present), lacking errata slip and cancelled c8 (pp.31-32) as usual, 2 plates with outer edge frayed, affecting publisher's imprint, some plates trimmed at foot, just affecting imprint, small repair to outer margin of O1, a few small finger-marks, some light browning, contemporary half calf, gilt spine in compartments and with red morocco label, slightly rubbed, [Abbey Travel 437; Tooley 412], a good copy, 8vo, 1816.

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Lot 21: Scotland.- Gibb (William) The Royal House of

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Description: Scotland.- Gibb (William) The Royal House of Stuart, first edition, contemporary half morocco, gilt, rubbed, 1890 § Mylne (Rev. Robert Scott) The Master Masons to the Crown of Scotland and their Works, half-title, colour armorail frontispiece, plates and illustrations, original cloth, gilt arms to upper cover, rubbed, Edinburgh, 1893; and 2 others, 19th century works on Scotland and its history, folio & 8vo (4)

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Stillingfleet (Edward) Origines Britannicæ, or,

Lot 22: Stillingfleet (Edward) Origines Britannicæ, or,

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Description: Stillingfleet (Edward) Origines Britannicæ, or, The antiquities of the British Churches, first edition, title page in red and black, occasional spotting, contemporary mottled calf, spine ends chipped, joints splitting, but holding firm, corners worn, rubbed, by M. Flesher for Henry Mortlock, 1685 § Registrum Honoris de Richmond, title and first 106 pp. in red and black, engraved title vignette, folding map, 14 plates and vignettes, some foxing and light browning, contemporary calf, sympathetically rebacked in later richly gilt calf, spine ends chipped, corners repaired, rubbed, Impensis R.Gosling, 1722, folio (2)

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Lot 23: Terrasson (Jean) The Life of Sethos, 2 vol., 2

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Description: Terrasson (Jean) The Life of Sethos, 2 vol., 2 folding engraved maps, ex-library copy with stamps (on verso of maps), vol.1 first few ff. loose, occasional spotting, a few small stains, contemporary calf, gilt, upper covers detached, corners worn, rubbed, for J.Walthoe, 1732; Sethos, Histoire ou vie tirée des Monumens Anecdotes de l' ancienne Égypte traduite d' un manuscrit Grec, 2 vol., half-titles, 2 folding engraved maps, vol.1 several repairs within text, but with no loss, lightly browned, some spotting, contemporary calf, vol.1 lower joint splitting, corners worn, rubbed, Paris, Jean-François Bastien, [1795] § Layard (Austen Henry) Nineveh and its Remains, 2 vol., fifth edition, tinted lithographed frontispieces, lithographed plates, maps and plans, some folding, contemporary polished armorial calf, gilt, slightly rubbed, a good set, 1850 § Carter (Howard) The Tomb of Tut.Ankh.Amern, vol.2 & 3 only (of 3), plates, some detached, a few with marginal repairs, original pictorial cloth, gilt, library ink markings to upper covers and foot of spines, vol.2 lower joint repaired, spine ends and corners worn, rubbed, 1927-1933; and 10 others, Egypt and Middle East, including Layard's Peria, 1887 in worn original cloth and 3 by T.E. Lawrence, v.s. (18)

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Volney (Constantin François, Comte de) Voyage en

Lot 24: Volney (Constantin François, Comte de) Voyage en

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Description: Volney (Constantin François, Comte de) Voyage en Syrie et en Égypte, pendant les Années 1783, 1784 et 1785, nouvelle édition, 3 folding engraved maps, occasional spotting, contemporary speckled calf, spines gilt and with double morocco labels (not quite uniform colour on each vol.), joints cracking, spine ends chipped, corners worn, a few scuff marks, rubbed, [cf. Blackmer 1748 and Atabey 1302], scarce, 8vo, no place [?Paris], no printer, 1792.

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Willyams (Rev. Cooper) A Voyage up the

Lot 25: Willyams (Rev. Cooper) A Voyage up the

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Description: Willyams (Rev. Cooper) A Voyage up the Mediterranean in his Majesty's Ship the Swiftsure, first edition, engraved dedication, tinted aquatint folding map and 41 plates, offsetting, some spotting, contemporary mottled calf, rebacked, corners repaired, [Abbey, Travel, 196; Blackmer 1813], 4to, 1802. ***In 1798 Willyams served as chaplain of the Swiftsure, a ship in the squadron under the command of Nelson. He was present at the Battle of the Nile and according to DNB his is "the first, the most particular, and the most authentic account of the battle". Includes views of Sicily, Egypt and Gibraltar..

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Lot 26: World.- Ceylon. Campbell (R. Burleigh) A Trip to

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Description: World.- Ceylon. Campbell (R. Burleigh) A Trip to Tissa Ceylon, folding lithographed frontispiece, 1884 bound with A Night's Salmon Fishing on the Wye, half-title, folding lithographed plate, n.d., original cloth, gilt, rare § Wilson (Horace Hayman) Narrartive of the Burmese War, in 1824-26, half-title, 1p. advertisments at end, folding lithographed map in pocket at end, original cloth, spine gilt, spine ends and corners frayed, some fading and marking, 1852 § Sidney (Samuel) The Three Colonies of Australia, wood-engraved frontispiece, plates and illustrations, ink stamp to verso of title, foxed, library buckram, 1852 § Thomson (W.M.) The Land and the Book; or Biblical Illustrations of the Holy Land, folding map, colour plates, wood-engraved illustrations, original cloth, gilt, rubbed, 1862; a small quantity of others, 19th and 20th century Travel, v.s. (Sm.Qty.)

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Braun (Georg) and Franz Hogenberg. Tunes, Oppidum

Lot 27: Braun (Georg) and Franz Hogenberg. Tunes, Oppidum

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Description: Braun (Georg) and Franz Hogenberg. Tunes, Oppidum ..., [on sheet with] Africa olim Aphrodisum [and] Penon de Veles showing operations by the Spanish against corsairs in three North African cities, engraving, with hand-colouring, 340 x 475mm., German text on verso, central vertical fold, some surface dirt and browning, [Cologne], c.1575; with Ogilby's bird's-eye plan-view of Cairo, including a depiction of the pyramids, engraving, 235 x 345mm., laid onto canvas, some spotting and browning, c.1670 (2).

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Höhnel (Lt. Ludwig von) Discovery of Lakes Rudolf

Lot 28: Höhnel (Lt. Ludwig von) Discovery of Lakes Rudolf

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Description: Höhnel (Lt. Ludwig von) Discovery of Lakes Rudolf and Stefanie, 2 vol., first English edition, half-titles, wood-engraved portrait, map, plates and illustrations, 2 large folding colour maps at end, occasional light foxing, bookplates, original pictorial cloth, gilt, spine ends and corners a little bumped, vol.1 spine with short split to head, light rubbing to joints, puncture mark to vol.2 lower cover, [Czech p.78], 8vo, 1894. ***'An excellent work of exploration and sport, this... represents African adventure at its finest.' (Czech).

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Lakeman (Balthazar, Publisher) Nieuwe Caarte van

Lot 29: Lakeman (Balthazar, Publisher) Nieuwe Caarte van

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Description: Lakeman (Balthazar, Publisher) Nieuwe Caarte van Kaap de Goede Hoop en't Zuyderdeel van Africa ..., map of Africa, with an inset map of the Cape of Good Hope and an inset plan of it's fortifications, engraving, 445 x 565mm., vertical and horizontal folds, a large repaired tear at left edge, roughly 20cm, some spotting and browning, otherwise a good impression, Amsterdam, c.1700-1720; with a mixed group of maps of mainly southern Africa, including Jacques Nicolas Bellin's Carte Reduite des Costes Occidentales d'Afrique Premiere Feuille ..., showing part of the coast of west Africa, and others by Holden, Kolben, Weller, and others, engravings and lithographs, some hand-coloured, v.s., some double-page, occasional spotting and browning, minor nicks and tears, surface dirt, mainly 18th and 19th century (17).

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Munster (Sebastian) Aphricae Tabula II, map

Lot 30: Munster (Sebastian) Aphricae Tabula II, map

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Description: Munster (Sebastian) Aphricae Tabula II, map showing part of north Africa, with text box at upper left, and a vignette of St. Paul's shipwreck at upper right, woodcut with hand-colouring, sheet c.310 x 375mm., Latin text verso, central vertical fold, small repaired tear to lower edge, not affecting woodcut, some surface dirt and browning, [Basel], [c.1552]; with a mixed group of maps of the African continent, particularly northen africa, including Well's A New Map of Libya or old Africk, c.1700, and others by Cluverius, Walker, Chatelain, and others, engravings, lithographs, some hand-coloured, v.s., some double-page, occasional surface dirt and browning, mainly 18th and 19th century (c.30).

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Photo Album Nile Congo Railway, south Sudan an

Lot 31: Photo Album Nile Congo Railway, south Sudan an

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Description: Photo Album Nile Congo Railway, south Sudan an album of photographs documenting the survey expedition, including views of the Lado enclave, Rejaf, Loka, Yei, Kaia, Mongalla, Gondokoro and Kero, c.255 gelatin silver prints including over 70 in panorama format each c.8 x 29 cm (3 ¼ x 11 ½ in), remainder average 9 x 12 cm (3 ½ x 4 _ in), titled in ink over pencil below, mounted on both sides of card leaves, contemporary half morocco, rubbed, backstrip and covers almost detached, large oblong 4to, c.1906-8. Portraits of the main participants appear on the first leaf: Count Olaerts, commandant of Lado, the engineer and surveyor Eugene Slosse representing the Congo government and Captain Stewart Newcombe, R.E., on behalf of Sudan. Most subjects include members of the expedition and/or the indigenous people of the region. More than 80 photographs are of the Bari people including villagers of Gameira, Kakkwa, Bangali, Gemeisa and Makrakra. ***The Lado enclave in south Sudan was leased by the British in 1894 to King Leopold of the Belgians for the period of his lifetime in exchange for a strip of land in the Congo required for the projected Cape to Cairo railway. A convention of May 1906 between the two countries provided for this initial survey of a possible railway route from Lado..

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Speed (John) Africæ described, bordered with 8

Lot 32: Speed (John) Africæ described, bordered with 8

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Description: Speed (John) Africæ described, bordered with 8 city views above and 5 national costume figures to each side, title cartouche upper right, elephanst, lions, hyena, ostriches and monkey, ships and sea monsters, engraved map by Abraham Goos of Amsterdam, with hand-colouring, 395 x 515mm., English text verso with woodcut initial, central vertical fold, several peripheral repaired tears, handling creases, surface dirt, Bassett and Chiswell, 1676.

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Visscher (Nicolas) Carte de l'Afrique Meridionale

Lot 33: Visscher (Nicolas) Carte de l'Afrique Meridionale

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Description: Visscher (Nicolas) Carte de l'Afrique Meridionale ou Pays entre la Ligne ... et l'Isle de Madagascar, map of Africa and Madagascar, with inset maps of the Cape of Good Hope, and Table Mountain, engraving, with hand-colouring, 515 x 590mm., central vertical fold, several cracks and splits with repairs visible on verso, surface dirt and some browning with exposure lines, [Amsterdam], c.1710.

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Lot 34: Waller (Horace) The Last Journals of David

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Description: Waller (Horace) The Last Journals of David Livingstone, 2 vol., first edition, 2 folding engraved maps and 21 plates, original pictorial cloth, gilt, spine faded, extremities worn, a few small stains to covers, 8vo, 1874.

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Lot 35: Young (Donald) and Quentin Keynes. The Search for

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Description: Young (Donald) and Quentin Keynes. The Search for the Source of the Nile: first edition, signed presentation copy from Quentin Keynes, tipped-in frontispiece, folding map, original blind-stamped and gilt pictorial morocco, spine and upper cover slightly faded, large 8vo, Roxburghe Club, 1999.

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A mixed group of maps of North America, including

Lot 36: A mixed group of maps of North America, including

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Description: A mixed group of maps of North America, including a plan of New York, and parts of Canada, by Sidney Hall, Johnston, Day & Son, and others, engravings, lithographs, some printed in colour, v.s., largest 620 x 490mm. (24 1/4 x 19 1/4 in), handling creases, some occasional surface dirt and browning, minor nicks and tears, mainly 19th century (21).

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Grierson (George) A Draught of New York from the

Lot 37: Grierson (George) A Draught of New York from the

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Description: Grierson (George) A Draught of New York from the Hook to New York Town, rare pirated copy of Mark Tiddeman's chart for Seller's 'The English Pilot, The Fourth Book', north oriented to the right, title panel upper right, emblematic buildings, compass rose and rhum lines, engraved map with hand-colouring, 460 x 560mm., slight wear on old folds, loss of c.2mm and c.5mm to left and right side, respectively, supplied in pen facsimile, with a few attendant repaired tears, mounted at sheet edges onto card support, Dublin, 'at the two Bibles in Essex Street', c.1749. ***An extremely scarce copy of this rather inaccurate chart of New York harbour from Sandy Hook to Westchester, showing Staten Island and a large part of Long Island. Tiddeman's original map was first published by Mount & Page for Seller's English Pilot in 1737. The Dublin publisher George Grierson (d.1753) is well known for his pirated copies, mostly of Moll maps but also of those by Mount & Page, the relative scarcity of which makes them much more sought-after than the originals from which they were re-engraved. Grierson published his pirated edition of The Fourth Book of The English Pilot, covering the coasts of North America and the West Indies, in 1749. It is perhaps worthy of note that, according to Tooley, the first issue of Tiddeman's map did not credit him as cartographer, where the later issue of 1753, after Grierson's also uncredited edition appeared, did carry his name, perhaps to identify and reclaim it..

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Hayward (George) Map of the City of New York,

Lot 38: Hayward (George) Map of the City of New York,

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Description: Hayward (George) Map of the City of New York, 1856, showing southern Manhattan, with large inset of the rest of Manhattan, from Valentine's Manual, lithograph with some outline hand-colouring, 435 x 550mm., laid onto thin japan paper, some surface loss, minor surface dirt, light browning, 1856; with a large mixed group of maps of North and South America, by Dufour, Swanston, Chatelain, Delamarche, Hall, Tirion, Walker, and others, including a George Philip map of Jamaica, v.s., some double-page, occasional spotting and browning, surface dirt, handling creases, mainly 18th and 19th century (c.40).

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Louisiana.- Minute book of the Louisiana

Lot 39: Louisiana.- Minute book of the Louisiana

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Description: Louisiana.- Minute book of the Louisiana Plantation Syndicate, manuscript, 39pp. excluding blanks, original half reversed calf, rubbed, edges worn, gilt and leather label: "Louisiana Plantation Syndicate" on upper cover, folio, 1883. ***Ledger setting out estimates of capital needed to develop 100,000 acres of Louisiana's former plantations with estimates of returns in various years together with transcripts of correspondence relating to the development of the project. The Louisiana Plantation Syndicate was a London based organisation aimed at taking over defunct plantations after the American Civil War..

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A mixed group of maps of India, East Asia, and

Lot 40: A mixed group of maps of India, East Asia, and

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Description: A mixed group of maps of India, East Asia, and Russia, by Wyld, Cadell & Davies, de L'Isle, F.A. Garnier, Bonne, and many others, including a Chanlaire & Mentelle map of Russia in Europe, engraved maps, many with hand-colouring, v.s., some double-page, occasional surface dirt and spotting, some browning, a few with small nicks and tears, mainly 18th and 19th century (c.60)

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Foulis Press.- Bell (John) Travels from St.

Lot 41: Foulis Press.- Bell (John) Travels from St.

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Description: Foulis Press.- Bell (John) Travels from St. Petersburg in Russia, to diverse parts of Asia, 2 vol. in 1, first edition, folding engraved map, list of subscribers, errata f. at end, offsetting, occasional spotting, contemporary calf, rebacked preserving original richly gilt backstrip with crest at head and red morocco label, some worming to lower corners, rubbed, [Gaskell 415; Blackmer 111; Cordier, Sinica 2093], 4to, Glasgow, Robert and Andrew Foulis, 1763. ***Bell travelled throughout Russia and the east during 1715-1738. He accompanied the embassies of Peter the Great to Isphan in Persia in 1715-1718 and travelled to Peking through Siberia and on to Derbent in Persia in 1719-1722..

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Sanson (Nicolas) L'Asie, showing the eastern

Lot 42: Sanson (Nicolas) L'Asie, showing the eastern

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Description: Sanson (Nicolas) L'Asie, showing the eastern Mediterranean to Japan, decorative cartouche upper left, engraved map with some hand-colouring, 405 x 570mm. (16 x 22 1/2 in), central vertical fold, some spotting, browning, and minor surface dirt, some pen and ink manuscript notes on map, with French maritime collection stamp upper centre, Paris, 1669; with a mixed group of maps and views, specfically of Egypt, including ruins, scenic views, and studies of egyptian hieroglyphics, all from Payne's work on Egypt, stipple engravings, engravings, each sheet c.450 x 600mm., some double-page, some handling creases, occasional spotting and browning, nicks and tears, c.1810; with a Dower map of Turkey in Asia, and an Arrowsmith map of Prussia, engravings, v.s., 18th and 19th century (16).

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Horn (Georg) Accuratissima Orbis Delineatio, sive

Lot 43: Horn (Georg) Accuratissima Orbis Delineatio, sive

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Description: Horn (Georg) Accuratissima Orbis Delineatio, sive Geographia vetus, additional engraved title with printed overslip, printed title with woodcut device, 66 double-pageengraved maps, some also folding, a few splits at folds, fore-edge of one map gnawed, not affecting image, occasional light browning, 18th century mottled calf, gilt, spine gilt in compartments, rubbed, [Shirley: British Library T:Jan-15a &b], folio, Amsterdam, Joannes Janssonius, 1660. ***Provenance: Macclesfield Library with bookplate and small embossed stamp to first four leaves..

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Lizar (Daniel) and William Home Lizar Lizar's

Lot 44: Lizar (Daniel) and William Home Lizar Lizar's

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Description: Lizar (Daniel) and William Home Lizar Lizar's Edinburgh Geographical General Atlas, consisting of 69 double-page maps, including Asia, Europe, the Americas, Africa, and with a double-page Table of Mountain Chains, and an extra map of Palestine inserted, published by John Betts, engravings with outline hand-colouring, each c.455 x 540mm., some occasional spotting and browning, the map of France with large tear running along central vertical fold, other nicks and tears, surface dirt, title-page and index detached, contemporary half-calf, spine split, scuffs, worn, folio, Edinburgh, [c.1842].

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Weller (Edward) and others. [Weekly Dispatch

Lot 45: Weller (Edward) and others. [Weekly Dispatch

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Description: Weller (Edward) and others. [Weekly Dispatch Atlas], 2 vol, British Isles and Ireland, and Foreign maps, respectively, with 261 single- and double-page maps sheets, only, (the former with 117, the latter with 144), some to form larger maps and plans, including 2 double-page sheets to form the panorama of Elizabethan London, after Agas, 9 double-page sheets to form a large plan of London, 4-sheet circular map of Paris, others include railway and county maps, numerous city plans, continents, countries and regions, lithographed maps, many with original outline hand-colouring, all linen-backed except the map of Cornwall, this loosely inserted and with losses from fore-edge, occasional soiling or staining, handling creases, some corners and edges creased or slightly frayed, each vol with contemporary manuscript indexes, green half-morocco, boards worn, recently rebacked, folio, "Weekly Dispatch" Office, [1863].

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Canada.- Covens & Mortier (Publishers) Carte du

Lot 46: Canada.- Covens & Mortier (Publishers) Carte du

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Description: Canada.- Covens & Mortier (Publishers) Carte du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France ..., later impression of de l'Isle's map of Canada, with decorative cartouche upper left, engraving with hand-colouring, 500 x 580mm., central vertical fold, minor even browning, light surface dirt, minor nicks and tears, printed by Covens & Mortier, Amsterdam, [c.1700-1708] § Jefferys (Thomas). An Exact Chart of the River St. Laurence, from Fort Frontenac to the Island of Anticosti Shewing the Soundings, Rocks, Shoals, &c. with Views of the Lands and All Necessary Instructions for Navigating that River to Quebec, engraving, with some outline hand-colouring, on 2 sheets joined, 610 x 955mm., central and vertical folds, some browning, splitting to folds, peripheral tears, some repaired, Robert Sayer, 1775; with a mixed group of maps showing Canada and the American continent, by Thompson, Tirion, Chatelain, Collins, Walker, Rapkin, Johnson, and others, including Cruchley's The Western Hemisphere, c.1858, v.s., some double-page, occasional minor surface dirt and browning, mainly 18th and 19th century (28).

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China, a good group of photographs The following

Lot 47: China, a good group of photographs The following

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Description: China, a good group of photographs The following five lots were collected by David Marr Henderson (1840-1923) during several decades in the Far East, based in Shanghai. An eminent lighthouse designer, he worked for the Imperial Maritime Customs Service from 1869 to 1898 as Chief Coast Lights Engineer for China. Provenance: by descent to the present owner. ...including the dockyard at Fouchow, the monastery of Yen-fu near Foochow, a tomb guarded by stone animals and figures, by Tung Hing, oyster beds near Luoyang Bridge and views of Shanghai, 16 albumen prints, various sizes from 12 x 16 cm (4 _ x 6 ¼ in) to 28 x 23 cm (11 x 9 in), unmounted, occasional minor tears and creases at edges, 1860s-70s.

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China, a group of Shanghai photographs including

Lot 48: China, a group of Shanghai photographs including

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Description: China, a group of Shanghai photographs including the light ships Tungsha and Kiutoan and two paddle steamers (oval images) and others related to Henderson at Shanghai, his home Marr Lodge, family and friends at the Shanghai Tennis Club, with a small group of views of Suez , 24 albumen prints including a few duplicates, average 20 x 27 cm (8 x 10 ½ in), unmounted, occasional creases and other defects, 1870s-80s.

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Chinese School (19th century) Imperial courtier,

Lot 49: Chinese School (19th century) Imperial courtier,

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Description: Chinese School (19th century) Imperial courtier, profile portrait, 17 x 12cm. (6 3/4 x 4 3/4 in), even browning, minor damp-staining, slight exposure line.

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Chinese School (19th century) A group of 4 chinese

Lot 50: Chinese School (19th century) A group of 4 chinese

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Description: Chinese School (19th century) A group of 4 chinese trade scenes, showing rice merchants, tailors, and fish mongers, gouache, each c.280 x 360mm. (11 x 14 1/4 in), laid onto card support, some surface dirt and abrasion, minor loss of pigment, some small nicks and tears, may benefit from restoration, 1 unframed, the rest under glass (4).

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