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Auction Description for Bloomsbury: Antiquarian Books
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12th & 13th December 9.30am - 8pm. 14th December from 9.30am.
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Antiquarian Books

by Bloomsbury Auctions


419 lots | 279 with images

December 14, 2012

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24 Maddox Street

London, W1S 1PP United Kingdom

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Potter (Beatrix) The Tale of Two Bad Mice, first

Lot 249: Potter (Beatrix) The Tale of Two Bad Mice, first

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Description: Potter (Beatrix) The Tale of Two Bad Mice, first edition, first or second printing, 26 colour illustrations including frontispiece, pp.10-11 a little soiled, upper hinge cracked, original red pictorial boards, spine slightly faded, spine ends and corners a little bumped, rubbed, 16mo, Frederick Warne and Co., 1904.

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Potter (Beatrix) The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher,

Lot 250: Potter (Beatrix) The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher,

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Description: Potter (Beatrix) The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher, first edition, first or second printing, 27 coloured illustrations including frontispiece, title and frontispiece with very small abrasion marks to foot., ink inscription to endpaper, original grey-green pictorial boards, spine ends and corners a little bumped, slightly rubbed, still excellent overall, 16mo, Frederick Warne and Co., 1906.

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Potter (Beatrix) The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck,

Lot 251: Potter (Beatrix) The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck,

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Description: Potter (Beatrix) The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck, first edition, first, second or third printing, 27 colour illustrastions including frontispiece, ink inscription to endpaper, original green pictorial boards, spine slightly faded, original glacine dust-jacket, spine ends and corners a little chipped and frayed, short tear to head of upper panel, still excellent overall, 16mo, Frederick Warne and Co., 1908. ***The correct wrapper for the first edition, listing this story as 'new book for 1908' on the lower corner..

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Spyri (Johanna) Heidi's Early Experiences, vol.1

Lot 252: Spyri (Johanna) Heidi's Early Experiences, vol.1

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Description: Spyri (Johanna) Heidi's Early Experiences, vol.1 only (of 2), first English editions, frontispiece and 2 plates, spotting to front endpaper and title, original pictorial green cloth, gilt, a little rubbed at spine ends, joints and corners, but overall a excellent copy, g.e., 8vo, W. Swan Sonnenschein, n.d. ***Very scarce, especially in such excellent condition..

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Lambarde (William) A Perambulation of Kent, second

Lot 253: Lambarde (William) A Perambulation of Kent, second

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Description: Lambarde (William) A Perambulation of Kent, second edition, black letter, title within attractive wide woodcut border, full-page woodcut map of 'Angliae Heptarchia', woodcut initials and head-pieces, lacking folding map (supplied in good facsimile), title laid down, some water-staining, heavier at start, contemporary mottled calf, richly gilt spine in compartments and with later red leather label, chip at head of spine, upper joint starting at foot, but holding firm, slightly rubbed, [STC 15176], small 4to, Edm. Bollifant, 1596. ***Provenance: Sir William Trumbull (1639-1716), statesman who held high office as a member of the First Whig Junto..

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Avity (Pierre d') The Estates, Empires, &

Lot 254: Avity (Pierre d') The Estates, Empires, &

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Description: Avity (Pierre d') The Estates, Empires, & Principalities of the World, first edition in English, fine engraved pictorial title, woodcut head-pieces and initials, lacking 5C6 and final blank, 4Y2 and 5B1 with repair to length of upper margin, a few ff. with small section of lower margin torn away, some water-staining, occasional spotting, contemporary armorial calf, gilt, spine in compartments with later gilt rule decoration, spine slightly faded, corners a little worn, rubbed, [STC 988], folio, Adam Islip for Mathewe Lownes and John Bill, 1615. Provenance: Thomas Weller, 1662 (ink inscriptions to pastedown and inner margin of title). ***Includes The Levant, Middle East, The New World, Africa and China..

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Purchas (Samuel) Purchas his Pilgrimage, or

Lot 255: Purchas (Samuel) Purchas his Pilgrimage, or

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Description: Purchas (Samuel) Purchas his Pilgrimage, or Relations of the vvorld and the Religions obserued in al ages and places discouered, from the Creation vnto this present....This first contayneth a theologicall and geographicall historie of Asia, Africa, and America..., third edition, historiated and decorative woodcut initials, with initial and final blanks, small burnhole to D6, loss of a few letters, occasional spotting, a few finger-marks, contemporary calf, spine in compartments and with later gilt label, joints starting, but holding firm, corners a little worn, rubbed, [STC 20507], bookplate of Charles Edward Armstrong, a very good copy, folio, William Stansby for Henry Fetherstone, 1617.

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Sandys (George) A relation of a iourney begun an:

Lot 256: Sandys (George) A relation of a iourney begun an:

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Description: Sandys (George) A relation of a iourney begun an: Dom: 1610...Containing a description of the Turkish Empire, of Ægypt, of the Holy Land, of the remote parts of Italy..., third edition, engraved pictorial title, double-page map, double-page plate and illustrations and plans within text, title trimmed to border and laid down, lightly browned, a few spots, contemporary vellum, spotted, [STC 21728; cf. Blackmer 1484], folio, for Ro.Allot, 1627.

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Stow (John) The Survey of London, fourth edition,

Lot 257: Stow (John) The Survey of London, fourth edition,

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Description: Stow (John) The Survey of London, fourth edition, woodcut frontispiece of the arms of London, woodcut arms, title with tear to foot and frayed at lower corner with repairs, 2O6 outer margin torn with loss and repaired, loss of a couple of letters to side-note verso, 4N5 lower corner torn and repaired, minor loss, some water-staining and spotting, lightly browned (heavier to a few ff.), 19th century calf, rebacked, preserving original gilt backstrip, [STC 23345], folio, Elizabeth Purslovv, 1633.

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Dugdale (William) The Antiquities of Warwickshire,

Lot 258: Dugdale (William) The Antiquities of Warwickshire,

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Description: Dugdale (William) The Antiquities of Warwickshire, first edition, engraved portrait frontispiece by Wenceslaus Hollar, title in red and black, 5 double-page maps, 11 plates on 10 sheets, illustrations, errata f. and 'A Review of the errata' f. at end, woodcut initials and head-pieces, lacking final blank, perforated stamps to margin of maps, occasionally encroaching just within printed border, a few repairs to versos of plates or maps, portrait with tear in lower margin and laid down, water-stained at start, lightly browned, occasional spotting, a few small stains, contemporary blind-stamped calf, later blind-stamping, rebacked, corners repaired, [Wing D2479], folio, Thomas Warren, 1656.

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Schottus (Franciscus) Italy, in its Original

Lot 259: Schottus (Franciscus) Italy, in its Original

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Description: Schottus (Franciscus) Italy, in its Original Glory, Ruine and Revival..., translated by Edmund Warcupp, first edition in English, The Devonshire copy with Chiswick House bookplate, fine engraved additional pictorial title and 2 double-page maps / city plans, 1 map a little closely trimmed to just outside border at outer edges, a little light water-staining to lower margins on a few ff., 2T1&2 lightly browned, early 19th century polished calf, gilt, gilt spine in compartments with gilt Devonshire monogram at head and leather label, spine slightly faded, [cf. Wing S891], folio, S.Griffin, for H.Twyford, Tho.Dring, and I, 1660. ***Rare at auction. We can trace only three copies offered since 1976. This appears to be a variant of the first edition Wing S891. A copy with the same collation is present in the Bodleian. Includes Sicily and Malta in addition to mainland Italy..

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Valle (Pietro della) The Travels of Sig. Pietro

Lot 260: Valle (Pietro della) The Travels of Sig. Pietro

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Description: Valle (Pietro della) The Travels of Sig. Pietro della Valle, A Noble Roman, into East-India and Arabia Deserta, first edition in English, initial imprimatur f., 5 woodcut illustrations within text, lacks folding map and 3 plates, imprimatur f. laid down and with a few small repaired tears, title with small ink number and a few repairs, repair to lower margin of H1, some spotting, browned, antique style panelled calf, spine gilt, spine slightly faded, [Wing V48A; cf. Blackmer 1712], small folio, J.Macock, for John Place, 1665. ***The text consists of 54 letters written by della Valle to the neapolitan physician Schipano duting the course of his travels through the Holy Land, Syria, Persia and India. The greatest number of letters are from Persia and Constantinople..

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Dugdale (Sir William) The History of St. Paul's

Lot 261: Dugdale (Sir William) The History of St. Paul's

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Description: Dugdale (Sir William) The History of St. Paul's Cathedral in London, from its Foundation, second edition, fine engraved portrait frontispiece by Wenceslaus Hollar, 12 engraved plates (most double-page) and illustrations (many full-page), some by Wenceslaus Hollar, list of subscribers, errata f., title with some foxing, occasional spotting or light foxing, some marginal water-staining to last few ff., attractive contemporary panelled calf, spine in compartments, joints split, but holding firm, spine ends chipped, corners a little worn, folio, George James, for Jonah Bowyer, 1716. ***A good copy of Dugdale's handsome work on St.Pauls with striking plates and illustrations by Hollar..

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Owen (John) Britannia Depicta or Ogilby Improv'd

Lot 262: Owen (John) Britannia Depicta or Ogilby Improv'd

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Description: Owen (John) Britannia Depicta or Ogilby Improv'd fourth edition, engraved title within historiated border and 273 road maps, p.93 small section of outer margin neatly cut away, not touching printed area, the odd spot or finger-mark, contemporary calf, spine gilt, joints split, but holding firm, spine ends chipped and with gilt rubbed, corners a little worn, small 4to, printed & sold by Tho. Bowles, 1731.

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Drake (Francis) Eboracum: or the History and

Lot 263: 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, 2 parts in 1, first edition, 60 engraved plates and maps, some folding or double-page, illustrations, occasional spotting or light foxing, mostly marginal, contemporary calf, rebacked in later richly gilt calf with red morocco label, corners worn, rubbed, folio, William Bowyer, 1736.

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

Lot 264: 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, 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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Coryate (Thomas) Coryat's Crudities...To which are

Lot 265: Coryate (Thomas) Coryat's Crudities...To which are

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Description: Coryate (Thomas) Coryat's Crudities...To which are now added, his letters from India, 3 vol., half-titles, 8 engraved plates, 2pp. advertisements at end, contemporary calf with gilt arms of Baron Holland to upper cover, rebacked in modern calf, gilt, with double leather labels, corners worn, 8vo, for W.Cater, 1776. Provenance: Henry Vassall-Fox, 3rd Baron Holland (gilt arms). ***One of the most eccentric English travel books. Includes Europe, the Levant, Middle East and India..

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Lot 266: Gough (Richard) Sepulchral Monuments in Great

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Description: Gough (Richard) Sepulchral Monuments in Great Britian, 4 parts only (of 5) in 2 vol., first edition, 208 engraved plates (of 276), illustrations, contemporary diced russia, gilt, joints split, spines and corners worn, rubbed, folio, J.Nichols for the author, 1786-1796.

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Keate (George) An Account of the Pelew Islands,

Lot 267: Keate (George) An Account of the Pelew Islands,

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Description: Keate (George) An Account of the Pelew Islands, first edition, engraved portrait frontispiece, folding chart and 15 plates, offsetting, chart with some creasing, a few small stains, occasional spotting, later tree calf, rebacked, preserving original backstrip with gilt ship motifs and a red morocco label, corners worn, rubbed, [Hill p.160], 4to, for G.Nicol, 1788. ***The work is based on the journals of Captain Henry Wilson, who commanded a ship for the British East India Company. In 1783 his ship The Antelope ran onto a reef near off Ulong Island..

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La Perouse (Jean François Galaup de) A Voyage

Lot 268: La Perouse (Jean François Galaup de) A Voyage

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Description: La Perouse (Jean François Galaup de) A Voyage Round the World in the Years 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, 3 vol., engraved portrait frontispiece and 40 (of 42) maps, charts and plates, offsetting, vol.3 Chart of the Archipelago of Navigators Islands, split at a fold and tipped-in on 2 ff., some spotting, modern half calf, spines gilt and with red and black morocco labels, [Sabin 38963], 8vo, for J.Johnson, 1798.

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Ackermann (Rudolph, publisher) The History of the

Lot 269: Ackermann (Rudolph, publisher) The History of the

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Description: Ackermann (Rudolph, publisher) The History of the Abbey Church of St.Peter's Westminster, Its Antiquities and Monuments, 2 vol., first edition, second issue (with first plate in vol.2 signed Pugin), half-titles, engraved portrait frontispiece and plan, 81 hand-coloured aquatint plates, offsetting, some lighy browning (or foxing), occasional spotting, contemporary blind-stamped and gilt calf, sympathetically rebacked, [Abbey, Scenery, 213], a very good copy, 4to, 1812.

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Legh (Thomas) Narrative of a Journey in Egypt and

Lot 270: Legh (Thomas) Narrative of a Journey in Egypt and

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Description: Legh (Thomas) Narrative of a Journey in Egypt and the Country Beyond the Cataracts, first edition, aquatint frontispiece, engraved folding map, folding plate of script and 9 other plates, some aquatint, offsetting, some foxing, contemporary armorial calf, gilt, rebacked, corners worn, scuffed, 4to, 1816.

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Perry (Matthew Calbraith) Narrative of the

Lot 271: Perry (Matthew Calbraith) Narrative of the

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Description: Perry (Matthew Calbraith) Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan, vol.1 only (of 3), 90 tinted lithographed plates and 6 folding maps, some spotting or light foxing, a few small stains, contemporary half morocco, gilt, [Hill 1332; Sabin 30968], 4to, Washington, 1856. ***Without the unlisted and often suppressed nude bathing plate at p.405, but with the photographer plate opposite p.194 in vol.1..

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Atlases.- Teesdale (Henry, publisher) A New

Lot 272: Atlases.- Teesdale (Henry, publisher) A New

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Description: Atlases.- Teesdale (Henry, publisher) A New General Atlas of the World, double-page engraved title with allegorical vignette, double-page contents leaf, 1 folding and 44 double-page hand-coloured engraved maps, contemporary half morocco, worn with damage and loss to spine, folio, 1835.

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Australia.- Roberts (Jane) Two Years at Sea, first

Lot 273: Australia.- Roberts (Jane) Two Years at Sea, first

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Description: Australia.- Roberts (Jane) Two Years at Sea, first edition, 2 aquatint plates, contemporary half calf, gilt, rubbed,[Ferguson 1838], 8vo, 1834. ***The voyage included visits to Madeira, Timor, Singapore, the Car Nicobar Islands, Rangoon and India..

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Canada.- Willis (N.P.) Canadian Scenery, 2 vol. in

Lot 274: Canada.- Willis (N.P.) Canadian Scenery, 2 vol. in

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Description: Canada.- Willis (N.P.) Canadian Scenery, 2 vol. in one, engraved frontispiece portrait, additional engraved titles, engraved map and 117 engraved plates, without letterpress title in vol.II, stain affecting fore-edge margin of last 10 plates, final plate with heavy foxing, some other occasional minor spotting, contemporary morocco, gilt, edge wear, split at joints with separation at upper joint, g.e., 4to, 1842.

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Egypt.- Minutoli (Wolfardine de Schulemberg Menu

Lot 275: Egypt.- Minutoli (Wolfardine de Schulemberg Menu

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Description: Egypt.- Minutoli (Wolfardine de Schulemberg Menu von, Baroness) 2 vol., Mes Souvenirs d'Égypte, first edition, half-title, hand-coloured folding frontispiece and 8 plates, some heightened in gilt, original pictorial wrappers bound in, vol.1 text water-stained, some spotting and staining to text of vol.2 plates generally in good condition, later crushed half morocco, spines gilt, 12mo, Paris, 1826. ***The rare first edition. The frontispiece illustrates the yearly caravan bound for Mecca. The author had accompanied her husband, who had been sent by the Prussian government on a scientific mission, travelling as far as Aswan..

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France.- Sincerus (Jodocus) Itinerarium Galliæ,

Lot 276: France.- Sincerus (Jodocus) Itinerarium Galliæ,

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Description: France.- Sincerus (Jodocus) Itinerarium Galliæ, engraved additional pictorial title and 22 folding town-views, some light water-staining at head, occasional spotting, contemporary vellum, lightly soiled, 12mo, Amsterdam, 1655.

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India.- Keppel (Capt. George) Personal Narrative

Lot 277: India.- Keppel (Capt. George) Personal Narrative

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Description: India.- Keppel (Capt. George) Personal Narrative of a Journey from India to England, 2 vol. in 1, second edition, 2 hand-coloured lithographed costume plates, 1 folding map partly hand-coloured in outline, 1 lithographed view partly hand-tinted, some offsetting, map foxed, occasional spotting, contemporary half calf, gilt spine in compartments and with red leather label, corners a little worn, rubbed, 8vo, 1827. ***The author journeyed through 'Bussorah, Bagdad, The Ruins of Babylon, Curdistan, The Court of Persia...The Caspian Sea, Astrakhan...Moscow, and St.Petersburg'..

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Graham (Maria) Three Months Pased in the Mountains

Lot 278: Graham (Maria) Three Months Pased in the Mountains

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Description: Graham (Maria) Three Months Pased in the Mountains East of Rome During the Year 1819, first edition, 6 aquatint plates, occasional spotting, contemporary half calf, spine gilt and with red morocco label, head of spine a little chipped, corners a little worn, rubbed, [Abbey, Travel, 168], 8vo, 1820. ***A very good copy of this copy which discusses Castellaccio, Corcolla, Poli, Capranica, Gerecomio, St.Angelo, Guadagnola, San Cosimato, Licenza, Tivoli, Soracte, Mentorella, Sassula, Ponte Sant Antonio, Catena, Palestrina and Tivoli, amongst other areas. Includes the activities of local brigands..

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Photographs.- European Travel Album, the majority

Lot 279: Photographs.- European Travel Album, the majority

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Description: Photographs.- European Travel Album, the majority architectural, including Italy (the majority), Egypt, France, Germany and Belgium, c.120 albumen prints, c.192 x 265 et infra, mounted on both sides of leaves, contemporary morocco, gilt, upper hinge broken, rubbed, folio, 1860s-90s.

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Pistolesi (Erasmo) Il Vaticano, 8 vol.,engraved

Lot 280: Pistolesi (Erasmo) Il Vaticano, 8 vol.,engraved

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Description: Pistolesi (Erasmo) Il Vaticano, 8 vol.,engraved titles, c.861 engraved plates, some double-page, occasional spotting or light foxing, mostly marginal, contemporary half calf, spines gilt and with double green leather labels, rubbed and scuffed, folio, Rome, 1829-1838. ***A handsomely produced guide to the architecture and fine arts of the Vatican..

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Rome.- Nibby (Antonio) Del foro romano della Via

Lot 281: Rome.- Nibby (Antonio) Del foro romano della Via

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Description: Rome.- Nibby (Antonio) Del foro romano della Via Sacra dell'anfiteatro Flavio, first edition, 5 engraved plates and plans, most folding, a few ff. lightly browned, some creasing to fore-edge, contemporary half calf, spine gilt and with red morocco label, corners a little worn, 8vo, Rome, 1819. ***A very good copy of the only edition of this study of the surviving temples, triumphal arches, the columns of Trajan and Phocas and the Colosseum..

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Rome.- Photographs.- Album of Rome, the majority

Lot 282: Rome.- Photographs.- Album of Rome, the majority

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Description: Rome.- Photographs.- Album of Rome, the majority architectural and sculptural, including the Colisseum. St.Peters, The Tivoli Gardens and Campidiglio forum, 56 albumen prints, including 22 mammoth, c.400 x 558mm (mammoth) et infra, contemporary half morocco, rubbed, oblong folio, c.1870s-90s.

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Japense Postcards.- album of 72 mounted postcards

Lot 283: Japense Postcards.- album of 72 mounted postcards

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Description: Japense Postcards.- album of 72 mounted postcards of Japanese scenes, all unused, hand-painted illustrations, original cloth-backed lacquered boards, with mother-of-pearl onlays, oblong 4to, [c.1900].

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Camera Sutdies in Iraq, 50 photogravures, ink

Lot 284: Camera Sutdies in Iraq, 50 photogravures, ink

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Description: Camera Sutdies in Iraq, 50 photogravures, ink ownership inscription to endpaper, originl textured boards, rubbed and chipped, oblong 4to, Baghdad, A.Kerim & Hasso Bros., [c.1930].

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Carne (John) Syria, the Holy Land, Asia Minor, 3

Lot 285: Carne (John) Syria, the Holy Land, Asia Minor, 3

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Description: Carne (John) Syria, the Holy Land, Asia Minor, 3 vol., 3 additional engraved titles, 2 maps and 117 plates, by W.H.Bartlett, occasional foxing, original morocco-backed blind-stamped cloth, gilt, spines gilt, g.e., minor rubbing to joints and spine ends, vol. 1 worn at head of spine, 4to, [1836-38].

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Carne (John) Syria, The Holy Land, Asia Minor, 3

Lot 286: Carne (John) Syria, The Holy Land, Asia Minor, 3

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Description: Carne (John) Syria, The Holy Land, Asia Minor, 3 vol. in one, additional engraved titles, 117 engraved plates, ink inscription on first additional title, one plate with small ink stain to fore-edge margin, bookpalte of Robert Oswald Milne, contemporary half calf, edge wear, upper cover detached, lower hinge cracked, 4to, [1836].

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Norway.- Tolfrey (Frederic) Jones' Guide to

Lot 287: Norway.- Tolfrey (Frederic) Jones' Guide to

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Description: Norway.- Tolfrey (Frederic) Jones' Guide to Norway, and Salmon-Fisher's Pocket Companion, first edition, tinted lithographed frontispiece and additional pictorial title, 8 fine hand-coloured plates of flies, tissue guards, upper margin of frontispiece and additonal pictorial title trimmed to just within printed area, upper hinge cracked, contemporary half morocco, gilt, gilt spine in compartments, lower compartment with split at head and with a small section missing, corners worn, rubbed, [Heckscher 1944; W&S p.210], 16mo, 1848. A scarce work, issued at the instigation of J. Jones (a tackle dealer of Jermyn Street), containing the most exquisitely hand-coloured plates of salmon flies by J. & H. Adlard. Probably the most accomplished of all the books of the period in which hand-coloured flies were included (from Scotcher, 1810, to Pritt, 1885, after which chromolithography largely took over). ***The first and most acclaimed of British books about angling in Norway..

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Russia.- Simpson (William) The Seat of War in the

Lot 288: Russia.- Simpson (William) The Seat of War in the

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Description: Russia.- Simpson (William) The Seat of War in the East, first [- second] series, 2 vol., 2 tinted lithographed titles with hand-coloured vignette, 79 lithographed plates, all hand-coloured, 36 key plates, with dedication and list of plates present, tissue guards in first vol., first series title and dedication damp-stained at lower inner margin, one plate pulling at stitching with small resultant tears, second series title and list of plates damp-stained to top third, title with several closed tears to edges with repair on verso, 4 text ff. with tears to fore-edge margin, 6 plates in second vol. with closed tears to margins with repairs on verso, 1 plate with closed tear impinging into actual image and with repair on verso causing minor ablation to next plate, some minor marginal marking to plates especially in second vol., second series key plates browned with some foxing and minor creasing, uniform contemporary half morocco, worn at edges, lacking backstrips, covers loose or working loose, g.e., [Abbey, Travel, 237; Weber I, 1164], folio, 1885-86. A very good copy of Simpson's record of the Crimea war, scarce with hand-colouring. ***"These plates are indeed an impressive piece of work, not only artistically and technically, but also as pictorial reporting. Simpson must in this way rank as an early war correspondent." John R. Abbey, Travel in Aquatint and Lithography..

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Lot 289: Turkey.- Ertug (Ahmet) Istanbul, Capital of

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Description: Turkey.- Ertug (Ahmet) Istanbul, Capital of Empires, limited edition, Ottoman-style red velvet cloth woven in Venice, a fine copy, Istanbul, 1995; and two others, including a good facsimile version of Melling's Voyage Pittoresque de Constantinople..., Paris, [1969], folio (2)

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Cary (John) Cary's New Map of England and Wales

Lot 290: Cary (John) Cary's New Map of England and Wales

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Description: Cary (John) Cary's New Map of England and Wales with Part of Scotland, engraved title, dedication & page of Explanations, hand-coloured general map, 76 map sheets (numbered to 81, omitting 62/3, 71/2 & 80, all featureless parts of the 'German Ocean'), hand-coloured in outline, all loose in original worn marbled slip-case, 4to, 1794.

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Laurie (Robert) and James Whittle. New Traveller's

Lot 291: Laurie (Robert) and James Whittle. New Traveller's

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Description: Laurie (Robert) and James Whittle. New Traveller's Companion, exhibiting a Complete and Correct Survey of all the direct and principal cross roads in England, Wales and Scotland, 24 double-page hand-coloured road maps, hand-coloured borders, some offsetting, contemporary morocco-backed boards, printed label to upper cover, front cover becoming loose, rather worn, 8vo, Nath. Waltman, 1806.

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London.- Gaspey (William) Tallis's Illustrated

Lot 292: London.- Gaspey (William) Tallis's Illustrated

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Description: London.- Gaspey (William) Tallis's Illustrated London; in Commemoration of the Great Exhibition of All Nations in 1851, 2 vol. in 4 divisions (as issued), 2 additional engraved titles, 229 views on 156 plates, including 3 folding, tissue guards, original red cloth decorated and lettered in gilt, 8vo, John Tallis & Co., [1851].

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Morris (Rev. Francis Orpen) A Series of

Lot 293: Morris (Rev. Francis Orpen) A Series of

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Description: Morris (Rev. Francis Orpen) A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats, 6 vol., 240 chromolithographed plates including additional titles, original brown cloth decorated in gilt & black, g.e., a fine set, 4to, [c.1860].

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Lot 294: Morris (Rev. Francis Orpen) A Series of

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Description: Morris (Rev. Francis Orpen) A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, 7 vol. including volume of Facsimile Autographs of Subscribers, all with additional wood-engraved vignette title printed in gold and colours, 234 wood-engraved plates printed in colours by Benjamin Fawcett after A.F.Lydon, plate-guards, occasional light offsetting, some hinges weak, original decorative cloth, gilt, g.e., a little frayed at spine ends and corners, 4to, William Mackenzie and A.Clarke, [1860-80].

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Middiman (Samuel) Select Views in Great Britain,

Lot 295: Middiman (Samuel) Select Views in Great Britain,

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Description: Middiman (Samuel) Select Views in Great Britain, engraved title and 53 engraved plates, text in French and English, some light foxing, contemporary morocco over marbled boards, gilt., oblong 4to, n.d, [1818]

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Taylor (George) and Andrew Skinner. Survey and

Lot 296: Taylor (George) and Andrew Skinner. Survey and

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Description: Taylor (George) and Andrew Skinner. Survey and Maps of the Roads of North Britain, or Scotland, engraved vignette title and index, 61 engraved maps on both sides of 31 leaves, each c.475 x 190mm., with 1 hand-coloured general map, maps with soft central folds, title and index browned with small tears, general map with large repaired tear and large section of fold splitting, otherwise occasional minor tears, a few repaired, surface dirt, spotting and some browning to the final 2 maps, contemporary flexible calf, worn, folded at centre to 4to, for the Authors, 1776.

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Lot 297: Taylor (George) and Andrew Skinner. Survey and

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Description: Taylor (George) and Andrew Skinner. Survey and Maps of the Roads of North Britain, or Scotland, engraved vignette title and index, 61 engraved maps on both sides of 31 leaves, each c.475 x 190mm., with 1 hand-coloured general map, maps with soft central folds, title and index browned with small tears, general map with large repaired tear and large section of fold splitting, otherwise occasional minor tears, a few repaired, surface dirt, spotting and some browning to the final 2 maps, contemporary flexible calf, worn, folded at centre to 4to, for the Authors, 1776.

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Amuchástegui (Axel) Studies of Birds and Mammals

Lot 298: Amuchástegui (Axel) Studies of Birds and Mammals

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Description: Amuchástegui (Axel) Studies of Birds and Mammals of South America, text by Carlos Selva Andrade, number 4 of 50 specially-bound copies with an original signed drawing and signed by the artist and Sacheverell Sitwell, from an edition limited to 305, original vellum, gilt, t.e.g., 1967; Some Birds and Mammals of North America, text by Les Line, 1971; Some Birds and Mammals of Africa, text by Hilary Hook, 1979, all with colour plates by Amuchastegui, tissue guards, the last two each one of 505 copies, original morocco-backed marbled boards, t.e.g., North America with slightly faded spine, all with cloth slip-cases (a little rubbed), folio, Tryon Gallery (3)

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