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Auction Description for Dominic Winter: Printed Books & Maps
Auction Description:
Printed Books & Maps
Viewing Notes:
2nd March 9am to 7pm. Morning of sale from 9am.
Sale Notes:
www.invaluable.com/dominic-winter

Printed Books & Maps

by Dominic Winter Auctions


634 lots | 166 with images

March 3, 2010

Mallard House

Broadway Lane, South Cerney

Near Cirencester, GL7 5UQ United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1285 860006

Fax: +44 (0)1285 862461

Email: info@dominicwinter.co.uk

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Description: America. Kite's Philadelphia Directory for 1814: containing the Names, Professions, and Residence of Heads of Families and Persons in Business in the City and Suburbs, pub. Philadelphia, [1814], contemp. ink dedication to title, 3 pp. publishers adverts at rear, a little edge flaking to a few leaves, recent qtr. calf with marbled boards, together with Harris' General Business Directory, of the Cities of Pittsburgh and Allegheny; and also of the Most Flourishing and Important Towns and Cities of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Western New York, Virginia, &c., pub. Pittsburgh: A.A. Anderson, 1841, includes some wood engraved trade adverts, patchy browning throughout, recent qtr. calf with marbled boards, both 12mo (2)

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Description: Anderson (George William). A New, Authentic, and Complete Collection of Voyages Round the World, Undertaken and Performed by Royal Authority. Containing a New, Authentic, Entertaining, Instructive, Full, and Complete History of Captain Cook's First, Second, Third and Last Voyages..., pub. Alex Hogg, [1784], eng. port. frontis. (frayed to edges & lined to verso), folding eng. map (torn with loss & lined to verso), 155 eng. plts., maps and charts etc., title lined to verso and preface repaired to margins with some loss of text, some repaired closed-tears throughout, few repairs to margins (one plt. with loss), some light damp staining and few marks, later endpapers with repaired hinges, near contemp. sheep, rebacked preserving spine, joints slightly cracked, slight wear to extrems., folio (1)

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Description: Baedeker (Karl). Lower Egypt, 1st ed., 1878, sixteen maps, some folding, (complete as list), ink stamp to front endpaper, some weakening to hinges, orig. cloth gilt, lower joint of spine detached, extrems rubbed, 8vo, together with Berlin and its Environs, 3rd ed., 1908, six maps, some folding, (complete as list), orig. cloth gilt, rubbed, 8vo, plus Switzerland, and the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and the Tyrol, 17th ed., 1877, twenty-four maps, some folding, (complete as list), orig. cloth gilt, lower joint of spine detached, rubbed, 8vo, plus approx. seventy-five other Baedeker and Cook's guides, mostly Western Europe, incl. Cook's Tourist's Handbook for Northern Italy, 1st ed., 1881, etc (80)

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Description: Baker (Samuel White). Ismailia: A Narrative of the Expedition to Central Africa for the Suppression of the Slave Trade, 1st U.S. ed., 1875, two coloured maps, one folding (short tear), wood-engraved plates, a few light spots, original cloth gilt, edges slightly rubbed, 8vo (1)

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Description: Batty (Captain Robert). French Scenery From Drawings Made in 1819, 1822, engraved title and sixty-five engraved plates, some light spotting and marginal dampstains, near contemporary calf-backed boards, 4to, together with Paris and its Environs, Displayed in a Series of Views. The Drawings Made Under the Direction of Mr. Pugin, and Engraved Under the Superintendance of Mr. C. Heath, 2 vols. in one, c. 1830, one engraved title only (of two), 202 engraved views on 101 sheets, some light spotting and offsetting, recent cloth, 4to, plus two others: Leitch Ritchie's Wanderings by the Seine, From Rouen to the Source, 1835, and Wanderings by the Loire, c. 1833, both with engraved plates after J.M.W. Turner (4)

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