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Printed Books, Maps & Documents

by Dominic Winter Auctions


822 lots

April 12, 2006

Mallard House

Broadway Lane

South Cerney, GL7 5UQ United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1285 860006

Fax: +44 (0)1285 862461

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Lot 1: [ BOOKS ] Agassiz (Prof. & Mrs Louis). A Journey in Brazil, 1st ed., Boston, 1868, wood engs., orig. cloth gilt, inner joints partly cracked, a little frayed at head and foot of spine, together with Hulbert (Archer Butler), The Niagara River, 1st

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Description: [ BOOKS ] Agassiz (Prof. & Mrs Louis). A Journey in Brazil, 1st ed., Boston, 1868, wood engs., orig. cloth gilt, inner joints partly cracked, a little frayed at head and foot of spine, together with Hulbert (Archer Butler), The Niagara River, 1st ed., New York & London, 1908, photogravure frontis., b & w illusts. from photos., recent half morocco gilt (utilising orig. cloth boards), both 8vo (2)

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Lot 2: [ BOOKS ] Andrews (Lt.-Colonel Mottram). A Series of Views in Turkey and the Crimea, from The Embarcation at Gallipoli to the Fall of Sebastopol, pub. Thomas McLean, 1856, vignette litho title, dedication leaf, fourteen tinted litho plates including

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Description: [ BOOKS ] Andrews (Lt.-Colonel Mottram). A Series of Views in Turkey and the Crimea, from The Embarcation at Gallipoli to the Fall of Sebastopol, pub. Thomas McLean, 1856, vignette litho title, dedication leaf, fourteen tinted litho plates including one folding ( of 17), list of subscribers present (creased), some spotting, gutta percha perished and pages detached, contemp. red qtr. morocco, spine torn and binding worn, large folio (1)

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Lot 3: [ BOOKS ] Anet (Claude). Through Persia in a Motor-Car, by Russia and the Caucasus, trans. M. Beresford Ryley, 1st ed., 1907, b & w illusts from photos., some minor scattered spotting, orig. gilt dec. pict. cloth, slight wear to extrems., 8vo (1)

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Description: [ BOOKS ] Anet (Claude). Through Persia in a Motor-Car, by Russia and the Caucasus, trans. M. Beresford Ryley, 1st ed., 1907, b & w illusts from photos., some minor scattered spotting, orig. gilt dec. pict. cloth, slight wear to extrems., 8vo (1)

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Lot 4: [ BOOKS ] Anson (George). Voyage of H.M.S. Blonde to the Sandwich Islands in the Years 1824-1825, 1st ed., 1826, fifteen mostly uncol. aqua plts., incl. folding chart, and one or two plans, most plates with ex-library inkstamp to lower margin,

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Description: [ BOOKS ] Anson (George). Voyage of H.M.S. Blonde to the Sandwich Islands in the Years 1824-1825, 1st ed., 1826, fifteen mostly uncol. aqua plts., incl. folding chart, and one or two plans, most plates with ex-library inkstamp to lower margin, sometimes touching image, water stain to top margin at front of vol., and some light marginal staining generally throughout, two leaves towards rear with short closed tear to fore-margin repaired, without loss, libary bookplates to endpapers, later qtr. library morocco, 4to Abbey Travel, 597. (1)

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Lot 5: [ BOOKS ] Anson (George). A Voyage to the South Seas, and to Many Other Parts of the World, Performed from the Month of September in the Year 1740, to June 1744, by Commodore Anson, in His Majesty's Ship the Centurion, having under his command the

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Description: [ BOOKS ] Anson (George). A Voyage to the South Seas, and to Many Other Parts of the World, Performed from the Month of September in the Year 1740, to June 1744, by Commodore Anson, in His Majesty's Ship the Centurion, having under his command the Gloucester, Pearl, Severn, Wager, Trial, and two Store-Ships. By an Officer of the Squadron, London: Printed By and For the Proprietors of the Yeovil Mercury, and deliver'd Gratis to the Customers to that News-Paper, n.d , c. 1745, eng. port. frontis. of Anson, 408 pp., final leaf torn across, without loss, and soiled to verso, and with one or two small tears to fore-margins of adjacent leaves, occn. minor worming to foot of inner margin, (sl. affecting pp. 333-338, with loss of a few letters), contemp. qtr. calf, rubbed and some wear, joints cracked, 8vo Apparently an amended edition of Bulkeley and Cummins's Voyage to the South Seas in His Majesty's Ship the Wager, and John Philips' Authentic Journal of the Late Expedition under the command of Commodore Anson, as published by R. Walker in 1744 and 1745, but without the 54 page Appendix at end. (1)

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