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Auction Description for Dominic Winter:
Viewing Notes:
3rd November 10am - 7pm. Morning of sale from 9am.
Sale Notes:
None

805 lots

November 4, 1998

Mallard House

Broadway Lane

South Cerney, 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: [American Civil War], American Crisis Biographies, edited by Ellis Paxson Oberholtzer, 13 vols., Philadelphia, 1904-9, port. frontis. to each, t.e.g., orig. blue cloth gilt, 8vo Comprises Stonewall Jackson 2 copies), Robert E. Lee, John Brown,

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Description: [American Civil War], American Crisis Biographies, edited by Ellis Paxson Oberholtzer, 13 vols., Philadelphia, 1904-9, port. frontis. to each, t.e.g., orig. blue cloth gilt, 8vo Comprises Stonewall Jackson 2 copies), Robert E. Lee, John Brown, Charles Sumner, John C. Calhoun Judah P. Benjamin, William T. Sherman, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas H. Benton, Alexander H. Stephens, Henry Clay and Jefferson Davis. 13

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Lot 2: Tempest (Alexander, and Flett, John S.), Report on the Eruptions of the Soufriere, in St. Vincent, in 1902, and on a Visit to Montagne Pelee, in Martinique, 2 parts in 1, 1903-8, upper covers of orig. wrappers inscribed by Flett, b & w illusts.,

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Description: Tempest (Alexander, and Flett, John S.), Report on the Eruptions of the Soufriere, in St. Vincent, in 1902, and on a Visit to Montagne Pelee, in Martinique, 2 parts in 1, 1903-8, upper covers of orig. wrappers inscribed by Flett, b & w illusts., folding map, contemp. cloth gilt, a little fading to spine, slightly rubbed, 4to Contribution to the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. 1

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Lot 3: Anderson (Tempest). Volcanic Studies in Many Lands...., 1903, tipped-in letter, 17 Stonegate York, 1907, inscribed 'His Honor E.J. Cameron C.M.G. a momento from the author of a pleasant visit to St. Vincent', slightly foxed, orig. cloth, slightly

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Description: Anderson (Tempest). Volcanic Studies in Many Lands...., 1903, tipped-in letter, 17 Stonegate York, 1907, inscribed 'His Honor E.J. Cameron C.M.G. a momento from the author of a pleasant visit to St. Vincent', slightly foxed, orig. cloth, slightly rubbed. 4to, together with Scrope (G. Poulett), Volcanos, the Character of their Phenomena, their Share in the Structure and Composition of the Surface of the Globe...., 2nd ed., 1872, col. litho. frontis., slightly spotted, folding map, b & w illusts., 24pp. pubs. cat. to rear, orig. cloth gilt, faded spine, slightly rubbed, 8vo, plus White (Trumbull), In the Shadow of Death Martinique and the World's Great Disasters...., 1902, b & w illusts. from photos., orig. cloth slightly rubbed, 8vo, and others on volcanoes 8

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Lot 4: Argensola (Bartolome Leonardo de). Conquesta de las Islas Malucas, 1st ed., Madrid, 1609, eng. title, fore edge and foot cropped with partial loss of imprint, repair to fore-edge, pagination erratic, woodcut initials and head and tail pieces,

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Description: Argensola (Bartolome Leonardo de). Conquesta de las Islas Malucas, 1st ed., Madrid, 1609, eng. title, fore edge and foot cropped with partial loss of imprint, repair to fore-edge, pagination erratic, woodcut initials and head and tail pieces, endpapers renewed, contemp limp vellum, ink manuscript title to spine, head of spine repaired, remains of leather ties to fore-edge, folio an important work on the Philippine Islands which contains details relating to Sir Francis Drake and his American Voyages, and to the history of Spanish and Portuguese exploration in the Indies. 1

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Lot 5: Atkinson (James). Sketches in Afghaunistan, 1842, tinted litho. and twenty-five tinted litho. plts., correct as list, some heavy spotting, mainly to margins, contemp. half morocco, rubbed and scuffed, folio 1

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Description: Atkinson (James). Sketches in Afghaunistan, 1842, tinted litho. and twenty-five tinted litho. plts., correct as list, some heavy spotting, mainly to margins, contemp. half morocco, rubbed and scuffed, folio 1

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