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Auction Description for Dominic Winter: Printed Books & Maps, Atlases, Travel & Topography, Natural
Auction Description:
Printed Books & Maps, Atlases, Travel & Topography, Natural
Viewing Notes:
3rd November 9am to 7pm. Morning of sale from 9am.
Sale Notes:
www.invaluable.com/dominic-winter

Printed Books & Maps, Atlases, Travel & Topography, Natural

(664 Lots)

by Dominic Winter Auctions


664 lots | 188 with images

November 4, 2009

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: Adams (John). A Voyage to South America:

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Description: Adams (John). A Voyage to South America: describing at large the Spanish Cities, Towns, Provinces, &c. on that Extensive Continent: undertaken, by Command of the King of Spain, by Don George Juan, and Don Antonio de Ulloa, Captains of the Spanish Navy... translated from the original Spanish; with Notes and Observations; and an Account of the Brazils, 2 vols., 4th ed., 1806, seven folding plts., maps, and plans, complete as list, some browning and foxing, bookplate of David Cranford on front pastedowns, early ms. name on front free endpapers, hinges split, contemp. half calf, rubbed, spines divided by gilt double rules, gilt lettered direct in second and fourth compartments, remainder with gilt ship tool, date lettered at foot, 8vo (2)

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Addison (Charles G.). Damascus and Palmyria: A

Lot 2: Addison (Charles G.). Damascus and Palmyria: A

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Description: Addison (Charles G.). Damascus and Palmyria: A Journey to the East. With a Sketch of the State and Prospects of Syria, Under Ibrahim Pasha, 2 vols., 1st ed., 1838, ten hand-coloured lithographed plates, library stamps, occasional light spotting, recent tan calf-backed boards, spines with red and green labels and gilt decoration, 8vo. Blackmer 5: ÒAddison travelled to the Levant from April to October, 1835, visiting Greece and Turkey as well as Syria. Addison was very anti-Turkish and also very critical of the Bavarian monarchy. According to the British Library Catalogue, the illustrations are after drawings by William ThackerayÓ. (2)

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Lot 3: Bishop (Mrs J.F., nee Isabella L. Bird). Journeys

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Description: Bishop (Mrs J.F., nee Isabella L. Bird). Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, including a Summer in the Upper Karun Region and a Visit to the Nestorian Rayahs, 2 vols., 1st ed., 1891, port. frontis., b & w illusts., two folding maps, orig. dec. cloth gilt, a little rubbed, together with The Yangtze Valley and Beyond. An Account of Journeys in China, Chiefly in the Province of the Sze Chuan and among the Man-tze of the Somo Territory, 1st ed., 1899, num. b & w illusts. from photos, folding map at rear, errata slip before p. 1, t.e.g., remainder untrimmed, orig. cloth gilt, rubbed on spine, and others related, all 8vo (7)

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Lot 4: Blackie (W.G., ed.). The Comprehensive Atlas &

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Description: Blackie (W.G., ed.). The Comprehensive Atlas & Geography of the World, Compiled from the most Authentic Sources, n.d. c.1880, sixty-seven folding col. printed litho. maps on sixty sheets, numerous wood engravings to text, some water staining and spotting throughout, orig. printed paper wrappers, near contemp. ink marginalia to upper cover of each wrapper, large 4to (10)

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Lot 5: Bowyer (Robert). The Campaign of Waterloo,

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Description: Bowyer (Robert). The Campaign of Waterloo, Illustrated with Engravings..., 1816, four hand coloured aquatints on three sheets including one folding, two uncoloured engravings and one engraved plan, lacking the coloured aquatints of Hougomont and La Haye Saint which were printed on a single sheet, folding plate of the Battle of Waterloo relaid and a little soiled, some other minor spotting and marks, modern half buckram, folio. Abbey Life 355. (1)

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