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Printed Books & Maps, Historical Documents & Ephemera

by Dominic Winter Auctions


714 lots | 179 with images

December 10, 2008

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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Lot 1: Argens (Jean Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis de).

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Description: Argens (Jean Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis de). Chinese Letters, being a Philosophical, Historical, and Critical Correspondence between a Chinese Traveller at Paris, and his Countrymen in China, Muscovy, Persia and Japan..., 1st English ed., printed for D. Browne and R. Hett, 1741, half-title/pubs. ads., eng. head and tail-pieces and initial letters, early ms. name on title-page, 4pp. pubs. ad. at rear, lacking pastedowns, contemp. mottled calf, extrems. rubbed, spine with sl. loss at foot, joints weak (lower joint splitting), large 12mo (1)

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[Australia]. How to Farm and Settle in Australia.

Lot 2: [Australia]. How to Farm and Settle in Australia.

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Description: [Australia]. How to Farm and Settle in Australia. Rural Calendar, and a Traveller's Map, of the Squatting Stations, Townships, & Diggings of Victoria... with General Observations, Authentic Account of the Gold Fields, etc., by an Old Colonist [Samuel Childs Brees?], 1856, half-title present, large folding eng. map, six full-page steel-engs., orig. blind-stamped blue cloth, upper cover lettered and blocked in gilt, slim 8vo Ferguson 10584. (1)

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Lot 3: Baker (Charles John). Sydney and Melbourne; with

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Description: Baker (Charles John). Sydney and Melbourne; with Remarks on the Present State and Future Prospects of New South Wales, and Practical Advice to Emigrants of Various Classes: to which is added a Summary of the Route Home by India, Egypt, etc., 1st ed., 1845, large folding eng. map, hand-col. in outline, 24 pp. publisher's ads. at rear, orig. blind-stamped cloth gilt by Westleys & Clark, with their ticket at rear, 8vo Ferguson 3977. (1)

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Lot 4: Beattie (William). The Danube, its History,

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Description: Beattie (William). The Danube, its History, Scenery and Topography, pub. Virtue, c.1840s, addn. eng. vign. title, eng. port. frontis., eighty steel eng. plts. by W.H. Bartlett, two single-page maps, wood eng. illusts. to text, some occ. spotting, contemp. dark green half sheep, rubbed, scuffed and some wear, 4to (1)

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[Bell, Gertrude]. The Arab of Mesopotamia, 1st

Lot 5: [Bell, Gertrude]. The Arab of Mesopotamia, 1st

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Description: [Bell, Gertrude]. The Arab of Mesopotamia, 1st ed., pub. Government Press, Basrah, [1917], frontispiece map, owner stamp to title, a few light creases at gutter, light marginal toning, original cloth, lightly rubbed, 8vo (1)

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