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Printed Books & Maps, Historical Documents & Ephemera

by Dominic Winter Auctions


754 lots | 233 with images

November 5, 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: Agassiz (Prof. & Mrs Louis). A Journey in Brazil,

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Description: Agassiz (Prof. & Mrs Louis). A Journey in Brazil, 1st ed., Boston, 1868, plates and illustrations, some light toning, hinges cracking, original cloth, slightly rubbed, 8vo, together with Armitage (John), The History of Brazil, 2 vols., 1st ed., 1836, half titles, lacking two engraved portraits, library stamps, owner inscription, some occasional spotting and soiling, contemporary half calf, sellotape marks and library numbers to spines, , rubbed, 8vo, plus Isaiah Bowman's The Andes of Southern Peru, 1916 (4)

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Lot 2: Alexander (Boyd). From the Niger to the Nile, 2

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Description: Alexander (Boyd). From the Niger to the Nile, 2 vols., 2nd imp., 1908, b&w illusts. throughout, orig. cloth gilt, spines somewhat faded, upper cover scuffed to vol. 2, 4to (2)

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America. The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical

Lot 3: America. The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical

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Description: America. The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle, vol.XLVI, 1776, eng. title page with printers wood cut device, three eng. plts & nine eng. folding maps, five maps with closed tears and loss, orig. calf gilt, rubbed and frayed, upper board detached, 8vo The maps of North East America and Canterbury are undamaged. It is believed that this is the first occasion that 'The Declaration of Independence' was published in a periodical. (1)

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Lot 4: Anacharsis. Recueil de Cartes Geographiques,

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Description: Anacharsis. Recueil de Cartes Geographiques, Plans, Vues et Medailles de l'Ancienne Grece, Relatifs au Voyage du Jeune Anacharsis, Paris, 1817, large folding eng. map, hand-col. in outline (folds strengthened with archival tissue to verso), thirty eng. maps and plans etc., some hand-coloured in outline (inc. 15 double-page), contemp. half vellum, slightly marked, 4to (1)

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Arkell-Hardwick (A.). An Ivory Trader in North

Lot 5: Arkell-Hardwick (A.). An Ivory Trader in North

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Description: Arkell-Hardwick (A.). An Ivory Trader in North Kenia, the Record of an Expedition Through Kikuyu to Galla-Land in East Equatorial Africa, with an Account of the Rendili and Burkeneji Tribes, 1st ed., 1903, frontis., fifteen b&w plts. and folding map (as per list), title foxed, bookplate to front pastedown, orig. cloth gilt, small closed tear to spine, slighty rubbed, 8vo A bright copy. (1)

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