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Printed Books & Maps, Fine Historical & Contemporary Bindings

by Dominic Winter Auctions


715 lots | 198 with images

March 4, 2009

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: Adams (W.). The Modern Voyager & Traveller Through

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Description: Adams (W.). The Modern Voyager & Traveller Through Europe, Asia, Africa & America, vols. 2, 3 & 4 only (Asia, America & Europe), 1828, hand-col. vign. title and folding map to each, thirty-four hand-col. stipple-eng. costume plts. in all, and two uncol. plts., (as called for), some minor scattered spotting and marginal dustsoiling, orig. linen-backed boards, worn and broken, 12mo (3)

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Lot 2: Ainsworth (William). Researches in Assyria,

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Description: Ainsworth (William). Researches in Assyria, Babylonia, and Chaldaea; Forming Part of the Labours of the Euphrates Expedition, 1st ed., 1838, litho. frontis., folding map, three hand col. folding plts., orig. cloth gilt, split to rear joint, rubbed and some marks, 8vo (1)

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Lot 3: Allen (Horace N.). Things Korean. A Collection of

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Description: Allen (Horace N.). Things Korean. A Collection of Sketches and Anecdotes Missionary and Diplomatic, 1st ed., New York, 1908, eight half-tone plates, a few light spots, original cloth, upper cover with inset illustration, slightly rubbed, 8vo, together with Little (Mrs Archibald), Intimate China, 1899, half-tone plates and illustrations, some occasional spotting, original cloth gilt, lightly rubbed, t.e.g., 8vo, plus two others (4)

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Lot 4: America. An Account of a Voyage for the Discovery

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Description: America. An Account of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage by Hudson's Streights, to the Western and Southern Ocean of America. Performed in the Year 1746 and 1747, in the Ship California, Capt. Francis Smith, Commander. By the Clerk of the California, 2 vols., 1748-49, lacks all plts. and maps, library ink stamps to titles and some leaves of text, ink inscription and marks to titles, leaf 2Z3 in vol. 2 with repaired closed tear and some fraying to lower margin, each volume lacks final leaf (vol. 1 final blank? and vol. 2 last leaf of index), some dust and finger soiling, 20th c. endpapers with library labels, 20th. chalf morocco library bindings with classification marks to spines, slight wear to extrems., 8vo. Sabin 82549. 'The clerk of the California' has been variously identified as Charles Swaine and as Theodorus Swaine Drage. (2)

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Lot 5: [Bartram, Lady Alfred]. Recollections of Seven

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Description: [Bartram, Lady Alfred]. Recollections of Seven Years Residence at the Mauritius or Isle of France, 1st ed., 1830, orig. boards, paper label to spines, rubbed, 8vo (1)

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