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Auction Description for Dominic Winter: Printed Books & Maps, Oriental Art & Manuscripts, Historical Documents & Ephemera
Auction Description:
Printed Books & Maps, Oriental Art & Manuscripts, Historical Documents & Ephemera
Viewing Notes:
8th April 9am to 7pm. Morning of sale from 9am.
Sale Notes:
www.invaluable.com/dominicwinter

Printed Books & Maps, Oriental Art & Manuscripts, Historical Documents & Ephemera

by Dominic Winter Auctions


730 lots | 179 with images

April 9, 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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Description: Agassiz (Prof. & Mrs Louis). A Journey in Brazil, 4th ed., Boston, 1568, wood-engs., orig. cloth gilt, recased, together with Agassiz (Louis). Scientific Results of a Journey in Brazil. Geology and Physical Geography of Brazil, by Ch. Fred. Hartt, 1st ed., Boston & London, 1870, wood-engs. and maps to text, orig. cloth gilt, some wear to spine, inner joints cracked, plus Fletcher (Rev. James C. and Kidder, Rev. D.P.), Brazil and the Brazilians Portrayed in Historical and Descriptive Sketches, 9th ed., revised, Boston, 1879, wood-engs., two hand-col. ornithological plts., related news cuttings pasted to front endpapers, orig. dec. cloth, minor wear to extrems., and Codman (John), Ten Months in Brazil: With Notes on the Paraguayan War, 2nd ed., New York, 1872, author's presentation copy, inscribed on flyleaf, four wood-eng. plts., orig. cloth gilt, and five others related 10

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Description: Anquetil-Duperron (Abraham-Hyacinthe). Recherches sur les Migrations des Mardes, Ancien Peuple de l'Asie, 2 parts in one, [Paris, 1793 & 1808], modern marbled boards, 4to, (extracted from volumes 45 (1793) & 50 (1808) of the 'Memoires de l'Academie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres'), together with Turpin de Crisse (Lancelot, comte), Memoires de Montecuculi, Generalissime des Troupes de l'Empereur..., 3 parts in one, Amsterdam & Leipzig, [1756?], eng. port. frontis., title printed in red & black (ink stamp to verso), two eng. diags., hole to last two leaves of index with slight loss, 19th c. marbled boards, 12mo 2

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Description: Argentine-Chilian Boundary. Report presented to the Tribunal appointed by her Britannic Majesty's Government "to consider and report upon the differences which have arisen with regard to the Frontier between the Argentine and Chilian Republics" to justify the Argentine claims for the Boundary in the summit of the Cordillera De Los Andes, according to the Treaties of 1881 & 1893, 4 vols. (Argentine Evidence, Chapters I-XXX), pub. 1900, num. b&w maps and plates (many folding), b&w illusts., ex-lib. copies, ink stamps to verso of some plates, together with A Short Reply to the Chilian Statement..., 1902, four large folding maps in pockets to front and rear, num. b&w maps and plates (some folding), rough-trimmed, all orig. cloth gilt, a little rubbed, large 4to, 5

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Description: Argonaut Press. The Most Notable and Famous Travels of Marco Polo together with the Travels of Nicolo de Conti, edited from the Elizabethan Translation of John Frampton, with Introduction, Notes and Appendixes, by N.M. Penzer, 1929, col. frontis., folding map, b & w illusts., orig. quarter vellum gilt, a little soiled (limited edition 103/1050), together with A New Account of the East Indies, by Alexander Hamilton, edited with Introduction and Notes, by Sir William Foster, 2 vols., 1930, b & w illusts. and maps, orig. quarter vellum gilt, a little rubbed and soiled, upper joint of vol. 2 affected by worm, (limited edition 339/975), all 4to 3

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Description: Ball (Charles). The History of the Indian Mutiny, 2 vols., n.d., c. 1875-1900, engraved portrait frontispieces, additional engraved titles, two coloured double-page maps, 76 engraved plates, some occasional spotting, browning and dampstains, contemporary half calf, a little rubbed and stained, 4to, together with Beveridge (Henry), A Comprehensive History of India, Civil, Military and Social, 3 vols., 1862, additional engraved titles, 18 maps, 16 engraved plates, illustrations, some spotting, browning and waterstains, ink spillage pp.294-5, vol. I affecting text, a few short tears, contemporary half calf, rubbed, vol. III chipped at head of spine, 4to 5

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