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Printed Books & Maps

by Dominic Winter Auctions


615 lots | 200 with images

December 14, 2011

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: Allan (John H.). A Pictorial Tour in the Mediterranean: including Malta, Dalmatia, Turkey, Asia Minor, Grecian Archipelago, Egypt, Nupia, Greece, Ionian Islands, Scicily, Italy and Spain, 1st ed., 1843, half-title, additional tinted litho title, forty tinted litho plts., eng. vignette illusts., occ. spotting mostly to plt. margins, upper hinge broken, orig. blue cloth gilt, slightly marked and lightly soiled mostly to board edges, some fraying at head & foot of spine and to corners, joints and extrems. rubbed, folio (1)

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Description: Atkinson (James). The Expedition into Affghanistan: Notes and Sketches Descriptive of the Country, Contained in a Personal Narrative During the Campaign of 1839 & 1840, Up to the Surrender of Dost Mahomed Khan, 1842, half-title present, map frontis., half-title present, lacks front endpaper, wear to rear endpapers and front pastedown, orig. cloth gilt, rubbed, 8voScarce. (1)

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Description: Behrens (Georg Henning). The Natural History of Hartz-Forest, In His Majesty King George's German Dominions. Being a succinct Account of The Caverns, Lakes, Springs, Rivers, Mountains, Rocks, Quarries, Fossiles, Castles, Gardens, the famous Pagan Idol Pustrich or Spit-Fire, Dwarf-Holes, Pits, moving Islands, Whirlpools, Mines, several Engines belonging to them; Ores, the manner of refining them; Smelting-Houses; several sorts of Ovens, Hammer-Mills, Vitriol and Glass-Houses, &c. in the said Forest: With several useful and entertaining Physical Observations, 1st English ed., 1730, [16], 164, [12]pp., includes 4pp. pubs. ads. at rear (with catchword to final leaf), slight marginal dampstaining, hinges slightly cracked, contemp. panelled calf, joints cracked, light round dampstain mark to centre of each board, slight wear at head & foot of spine, 8vo (1)

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Description: Burton (Richard). Ultima Thule; or, A Summer in Iceland, 2 vols., 1st ed., 1875, six. litho plts. (inc. frontispieces), two folding litho maps, one double-page fascimile leaf of manuscript, wood eng. plts. and illusts. to text, some browning to margins, t.e.g., remainder untrimmed (partly unopened), near contemp. half morocco gilt by Zaehnsdorf for C. Scribner's Sons of New York, joints and extrems. rubbed and slightly worn, 8vo. Penzer, pp.91-92. (2)

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Description: Burton (Captain Sir Richard F.). Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Maccah, Edited by His Wife, Isabel Burton, 2 vols., Memorial Edition, 1893, col. and b & w illusts., folding map, orig. cloth gilt, frayed and chipped at head of spines, 8vo, together with International Fisheries Exhibition, London, 1883, a bound volume containing fourteen printed pamphlets, including A Sketch of the Fisheries of Japan, by Narinori Okoshi'; The Fisheries of the Bahamas, by A.J. Adderley; Indian Fish and Fishing, by Francis Day; West African Fisheries with Particular Reference to the Gold Coast Colony, by Captain C.A. Maloney; The Fisheries of Canada, by L.Z. Jonkas; Notes on the Food Fishes and Edible Mollusca of New South Wales, etc., Exhibited in the New South Wales Court, by E.P. Ramsay; The Fisheries of China, by J. Duncan Campbell; A Review of the Fishery Industries of the United States and the Work of the U.S. Fish Commission, by G. Brown Goode; On Improved Facilities for the Capture, Economic Transmission and Distribution of Sea Fishes and how these Matters Affect Irish Fisheries, by R.F. Walsh, etc., orig. dark green cloth gilt, a little rubbed, short closed tear at head of spine, 8vo, with other travel and related (25)

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