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Books, Maps/Atlases

by Dominic Winter Auctions


842 lots

May 15, 2002

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: [ Books ] Abbot (Rev. Abiel). Letters Written in the Interior of Cuba, between the Mountains of Arcana, to the East, and of Cusco, to the West, in the Months of February, March, April and May 1828, pub. Boston, Bowles & Dearborn, 1829, occasional

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Description: [ Books ] Abbot (Rev. Abiel). Letters Written in the Interior of Cuba, between the Mountains of Arcana, to the East, and of Cusco, to the West, in the Months of February, March, April and May 1828, pub. Boston, Bowles & Dearborn, 1829, occasional spotting, orig. cloth- backed boards with sl. chipped paper label to spine, rubbed and marked, corners bumped, 8vo (1)

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Lot 2: [ Books ] Abercromby (John). A Trip through the Eastern Caucasus, with a Chapter on the Languages of the Country, 1st ed., 1889, three maps (one hand-col. and two folding), seven wood eng. plts. and some illusts. to text, partly uncut and unopened,

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Description: [ Books ] Abercromby (John). A Trip through the Eastern Caucasus, with a Chapter on the Languages of the Country, 1st ed., 1889, three maps (one hand-col. and two folding), seven wood eng. plts. and some illusts. to text, partly uncut and unopened, upper hinge cracked, orig. cloth gilt, sl. soiled, spine darkened, sl. wear to spine ends and corners, together with Latham (R.G.), Russian and Turk, from a Geographical, Ethnological, and Historical Point of View, 1st ed., 1878, pubs. cat. at rear, orig. cloth, rubbed, head of spine repaired, both 8vo (2)

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Lot 3: [ Books ] Alaux (Jean-Paul). Vasco de Gama, ou l'epopee des Portugais aux Indes, pub. Paris, Editions Duchartre, 1931, numerous plts., maps and illusts., some col., orig. printed wrappers, broken on spine, 4to together with Bligh (William), The

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Description: [ Books ] Alaux (Jean-Paul). Vasco de Gama, ou l'epopee des Portugais aux Indes, pub. Paris, Editions Duchartre, 1931, numerous plts., maps and illusts., some col., orig. printed wrappers, broken on spine, 4to together with Bligh (William), The Mutiny on Board H.M.S. Bounty 1789, facsimile ed., Pageminster Press, 1981, woodcut frontis. and illusts., orig. mock morroco, folio (2)

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Lot 4: [ Books ] Amedeo (Luigi, Duke of the Abruzzi). On the "Polar Star" in the Arctic Sea, 2 vols. bound in 1, 1st English ed., 1903, numerous photogravure plts., b&w plts. and illusts. after photos, several fldg panoramas and maps, incl. two contained in

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Description: [ Books ] Amedeo (Luigi, Duke of the Abruzzi). On the "Polar Star" in the Arctic Sea, 2 vols. bound in 1, 1st English ed., 1903, numerous photogravure plts., b&w plts. and illusts. after photos, several fldg panoramas and maps, incl. two contained in pocket at rear, modern quarter black morocco gilt, small thick 4to (1)

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Lot 5: [ Books ] [Australia]. Number One: Or, The Way of the World, by Frank Foster, Appended to which is a Colonial Directory; including Sydney, Melbourne, and New Zealand, 1862, 332pp, plus 158pp, b & w frontis., folding ads. at front, orig. blind-stamped

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Description: [ Books ] [Australia]. Number One: Or, The Way of the World, by Frank Foster, Appended to which is a Colonial Directory; including Sydney, Melbourne, and New Zealand, 1862, 332pp, plus 158pp, b & w frontis., folding ads. at front, orig. blind-stamped cloth gilt, slightly rubbed and soiled, large 8vo Includes a description of a trip to Melbourne, the whole work apparently a how-to-do-it for prospective emigrants. (1)

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