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Auction Description for Dominic Winter: Printed Books & Maps; Decorative Prints & Drawings
Auction Description:
Printed Books & Maps; Decorative Prints & Drawings
Viewing Notes:
29th January 10am to 7pm. Morning of sale from 9am.
Sale Notes:
www.invaluable.com/dominicwinter

Printed Books & Maps; Decorative Prints & Drawings

by Dominic Winter Auctions


766 lots | 202 with images

January 30, 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

Abbot (George). A Briefe Description of the Whole

Lot 1: Abbot (George). A Briefe Description of the Whole

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Description: Abbot (George). A Briefe Description of the Whole World, wherein is particularly described all the Monarchies, Empires and Kingdomes of the same, with their Academies, as also their Severall Titles and Situations thereunto adjoyning, printed by B. Alsop, 1642, addn. eng. title, contents lightly toned, some corners creased, lacking pastedowns, stitching strained and partially broken, contemp. sprinkled calf, worn, with loss to extrems., 12mo (1)

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Lot 2: America. Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad

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Description: America. Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. War Department. Routes in California, to Connect with the Routes Near the Thirty-Fifth and Thirty-Second Parallels, Explored by Lieut. R. S. Williamson, Corps of Topographical Engineers, in 1853, Washington, 1855, 26 coloured lithographed plates, 3 coloured maps and one uncoloured lithograph, wood-engraved illustrations, waterstain to frontispiece plate, occasional light spotting and browning, modern calf-backed boards, 4to (1)

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Lot 3: Anderson (George William). A New, Authentic and

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Description: Anderson (George William). A New, Authentic and Complete Collection of Voyages Round the World, Undertaken and Performed by Royal authority. Containing an authentic... History of Captain Cook's first, second, third and last voyages..., pub. A. Hogg, [1784-86], lacks title and all before p.8, lacks final leaf, seventy-seven eng. plts. and maps only, first & last leaves torn & frayed, contemp. half calf, worn with some loss of leather, paper sidings to boards worn, folio Sold with all faults, not subject to return. (1)

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Lot 4: Audot (Louis Eustache). L'Italie, La Sicile, Les

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Description: Audot (Louis Eustache). L'Italie, La Sicile, Les Iles Eoliennes, L'Ile D'Elbe, La Sardaigne, Malte..., 4 vols. (of 7) in two, 1834-35, 120 eng. plts. and one folding eng. map, ink stamp to titles, edges untrimmed, orig. cloth, faded & worn, frayed at head & foot of spines, large 8vo Includes "Toscane, Royaume de Naples, Sicile et Malte". (2)

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Lot 5: Australia. The History of the Convict Hulk

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Description: Australia. The History of the Convict Hulk "Success" and "Success" Prisoners. A Vivid Fragment of Colonial History, by Joseph C. Harvie, pub. Leeds, Petty & Sons Ltd, [1895], ten b&w illusts., incl. six full page, one of which shows the famous Australian highwaymen Ned Kelly, some marking, recently rebound in quarter morocco gilt, retaining orig. col. printed wrappers, 8vo, Ferguson 10278. Ned Kelly, the ruthless leader of the 'Kelly Gang', was well known for wearing rusty armour and a tin helmet. The gang were responsible for countless murders, and were partial to the occasional bank robbery. Kelly was hung for his misdemeanours in 1880. (1)

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