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Printed Books & Maps, Historical Documents & Ephemera

by Dominic Winter Auctions


665 lots | 131 with images

August 27, 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

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Lot 1: Books: Allason (Thomas, early 19th century).

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Description: Books: Allason (Thomas, early 19th century). Picturesque Views of The Antiquities of Pola, in Istria, 1st ed., pub. John Murray and others, 1819, half-title, ten full-page eng. plts. by W. B. Cooke, George Cooke, Henry Moses, and Cosmo Armstrong, four eng. illusts. to text, some light foxing, a.e.g., contemp. morocco-backed boards, rubbed and soiled, joints heavily scuffed, some wear to edges, folio With contemporary ownership signature of R. Hesketh to verso of front endpaper. (1)

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Lot 2: Books: Allom (Thomas). China in a Series of Views

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Description: Books: Allom (Thomas). China in a Series of Views displaying the Scenery, Architecture, Social Habits &c, of the Ancient & Exclusive Empire, c.1846, eighteen parts, orig. paper wrappers, seventy-two b & w steel engs., occ. spotting, together with Roberts (Emma),Hindostan its Landscapes, Palaces, Temples, Tombs; The Wild Shores of the Red Sea; and the Sublime and Romantic Scenery of The Himalaya Mountains, c. 1845 nine parts, orig. paper wrappers, thirty-six steel eng. views, occ. spotting & water staining, 4to Sold as a collection of plates not subject to return. (27)

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Lot 3: Books: Bankes (Thomas & others). New Royal and

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Description: Books: Bankes (Thomas & others). New Royal and Authentic System of Universal Geography, Antient and Modern, including all the late important discoveries made by the English, and other celebrated Navigators...from the celebrated Columbus, the first Discoverer of America, to the Death of our no less celebrated Countryman Captain Cook.... " numerous b & w copper eng. views and maps, lacking title pages and prelim. leaves, soiled and foxed throughout, rodent damage to fore-edge of vol. 1, many maps torn with loss, boards missing, contents loose and shaken, folio Sold with all faults not subject to return. (2)

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Books: Barrington (George). The History of New

Lot 4: Books: Barrington (George). The History of New

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Description: Books: Barrington (George). The History of New South Wales including Botany Bay, Port Jackson, Pamaratta, Sydney, and all its Dependancies..., M. Jones, 1802, engraved title with hand-coloured vignette, fourteen hand-coloured plts. (complete as list), contemp. straight-grained morocco, upper joint repaired, slight rubbing, 8vo (1)

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Lot 5: Books: Batty (Robert). French Scenery from

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Description: Books: Batty (Robert). French Scenery from Drawings Made in 1819 by Captain Batty of the Grenadier Guards, 1822, half-title (with ink ownership signatures), eng. title, sixty-five eng. plts., 19th c. half morocco, extrems. worn, slight loss of leather at head & foot of spine, 4to, together with Tombleson (William), Tombleson's Views of the Rhine, Edited by W.G. Fearnside, 1832, eng. title (with ink ownership signature to upper margin), sixty-eight eng. plts., folding eng. panorama of the Rhine, a.e.g., contemp. calf gilt, boards detached and some wear, 8vo (2)

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