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Auction Description for Dominic Winter: Printed Books
Auction Description:
Printed Books
Viewing Notes:
28th September 9am to 7pm. Morning of sale from 9am.
Sale Notes:
www.invaluable.com/dominic-winter

757 lots | 173 with images

September 29, 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: Abyssinian Campaign, Accounts and Papers, vol. XLIII, Army & vol. LXXII, State Papers, 2 vols., 1867-68, folding maps, State Papers vol. front hinge broken, later buckram, one vol rear cover a little dampstained, small folio. Relating to the punitive British 1868 expedition to the Ethiopian Empire, in order to free hostages seized by King Theodore II). (2)

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Description: Allom (Thomas & Wright, G.N.). The Chinese Empire Illustrated: Being a Series of Views from Original Sketches, Displaying the Scenery, Architecture, Social Habits of that Ancient and Exclusive Nation, 4 divisions, c. 1850, 94 steel-engraved plates only (of 96?), vols. 1 & 3 leaves loose, some spotting and dampstains, original cloth gilt, some wear, 4to, together with divisions II-IV only of E.H. Nolan's Illustrated History of the War Against Russia, 1857. Sold as a collection of plates not subject to return. (7)

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Description: Andrews (W.S.). Andrews' Illustrations of the West Indies, 2 vols., Sidmouth, printed by Thomas Perry, 1860 (vol. 2 printed and published by Day and Son, [1861]), thirty litho plts., twenty-two tinted (incl. two double-page), vol. 1 with occn. foxing and minor marginal water-staining, vol. 2 heavily foxed and stained, with gutta percha perished and contents loose with some edge-fraying, a.e.g., orig. blindstamped cloth, gilt titled on upper covers, some fading, vol. 2 with spine torn and frayed, oblong folio. Sabin 1517. A scarce work. (2)

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Description: Argonaut Press. A New Voyage Round the World, by William Dampier, 1927, together with The Voyages of the Cabots and the English Discovery of North America Under Henry VII and Henry VIII, by James A. Williamson, 1929, plus The Discoverie of the Large and Bewtiful Empire of Guiana, by Sir Walter Ralegh, 1928, num. plts. and maps (some folding), all orig. vellum-backed cloth gilt, 4to, together with three other titles published by the Argonaut Press, comprising, Ralegh's Last Voyage..., by V. T. Harlow, 1932; The Observations of Sir Richard Hawkins, by James A. Williamson, 1933 & A True Description of the Mighty Kingdoms of Japan & Siam, by Francois Caron & Joost Schouten, 1935. (6)

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Description: [Armand, Jean]. Voyages d'Afrique Faicts par le Commandement du Roy : Ou sont Contenues les Nauigations des Fracois, Entreprises en 1629. & 1630..., Paris, Nicolas Traboulliet, 1631, [8] 320 p., blindstamp to front endpaper, early 19th c. calf-backed boards, spine worn, 8vo. (1)

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