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Auction Description for Dominic Winter: Printed Books & Maps; Historical Documents & Ephemera
Auction Description:
Printed Books & Maps; Historical Documents & Ephemera
Viewing Notes:
19th July 9am to 7pm. Morning of sale 9am.
Sale Notes:
www.invaluable.com/dominic-winter

Printed Books & Maps; Historical Documents & Ephemera

by Dominic Winter Auctions


850 lots

July 20, 2005

Mallard House

Broadway Lane

South Cerney, 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: [ BOOKS ] Andersson (Charles John). Lake Ngami; or, Explorations and Discoveries, During Four Years' Wanderings in the Wilds of South Western Africa, 1st ed., 1856, sixteen litho. plts. (a few water- stained), folding map, and num. letterpress wood

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Description: [ BOOKS ] Andersson (Charles John). Lake Ngami; or, Explorations and Discoveries, During Four Years' Wanderings in the Wilds of South Western Africa, 1st ed., 1856, sixteen litho. plts. (a few water- stained), folding map, and num. letterpress wood engs., endpapers renewed, orig. gilt dec. cloth, faded, rebacked preserving orig. spine, 8vo, together with Backhouse (James), A Narrative of a Visit to the Mauritius and South Africa, 1st ed., 1844, sixteen etched plts , wood engs. to text, two folding maps (large folding map at rear with handling tear repaired with sellotape), rough-trimmed, orig. blind-stamped cloth gilt, discreetly rebacked preserving orig. spine, 8vo, together with three others on African big game hunting (5)

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Lot 2: [ BOOKS ] Angas (George French). A Ramble in Malta and Sicily, in the Autumn of 1841, pub. 1842, addn. chromo title, eng. dedication leaf, twelve litho plts. subscribers list at rear, some spotting mostly to initial leaves, sewing weak, a.e.g., orig.

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Description: [ BOOKS ] Angas (George French). A Ramble in Malta and Sicily, in the Autumn of 1841, pub. 1842, addn. chromo title, eng. dedication leaf, twelve litho plts. subscribers list at rear, some spotting mostly to initial leaves, sewing weak, a.e.g., orig. cloth gilt, spine slightly faded, large 8vo (1)

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Lot 3: [ BOOKS ] Backhouse (James). A Narrative of a Visit to the Mauritius and South Africa, 1st ed., 1844, sixteen etched plts., two maps, wood engs. to text, orig. blindstamped cloth gilt, rubbed and minor wear to extrems., thick 8vo (1) Estimate -

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Description: [ BOOKS ] Backhouse (James). A Narrative of a Visit to the Mauritius and South Africa, 1st ed., 1844, sixteen etched plts., two maps, wood engs. to text, orig. blindstamped cloth gilt, rubbed and minor wear to extrems., thick 8vo (1)

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Lot 4: [ BOOKS ] Baines (Thomas). The Gold Regions of South Eastern Africa, 1st ed., London & Cape Colony, 1877, mounted photo. port. frontis., two other mounted photo. plts., facs. document, folding map contained in rear pocket, commercial ads. at rear,

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Description: [ BOOKS ] Baines (Thomas). The Gold Regions of South Eastern Africa, 1st ed., London & Cape Colony, 1877, mounted photo. port. frontis., two other mounted photo. plts., facs. document, folding map contained in rear pocket, commercial ads. at rear, orig. pict. cloth, a little rubbed on spine (old waterstain affecting front and rear e.p.s only), 8vo, together with Robinson (Sir Joseph B.), Memories, Mines and Millions. Being the Life of Sir Joseph B. Robinson, compiled and edited by Leo Weinthal, 1929, port. frontis. and num. b & w illusts. from photos., orig. cloth gilt, somewhat damp stained, front inner joint cracked, 4to, plus Letcher (Owen), The Gold Mines of Southern Africa. The History, Technology and Statistics of the Gold Industry, 1st ed., 1936, frontis., num. b & w illusts. from photos., two folding maps at rear, orig. cloth gilt, a little faded on spine, thick 4to, and others related (14)

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Lot 5: [ BOOKS ] Baker (Samuel White). The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and Explorations of the Nile Sources, 2 vols., 1st ed., 1866, eng. port. frontis. to vol. 1, tinted litho. frontis. to vol. 2 wood engs. to text, folding map, orig. gilt

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Description: [ BOOKS ] Baker (Samuel White). The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and Explorations of the Nile Sources, 2 vols., 1st ed., 1866, eng. port. frontis. to vol. 1, tinted litho. frontis. to vol. 2 wood engs. to text, folding map, orig. gilt dec. cloth, slightly rubbed (vol. 1 inner front hinge cracked), 8vo (2)

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