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Printed Books & Maps

by Dominic Winter Auctions


729 lots | 236 with images

July 20, 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: Anson (George). A Voyage Round the World in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV, 10th ed., 1762, four folding eng. maps (inc. frontis.), partly erased signature to upper margin of title with slight thining to paper, hinges cracked, contemp. calf, gilt dec. spine, joints cracked and partly broken, spine worn with slight loss of leather at head & foot, lacking title label, 8vo. (1)

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Description: Arseven (Celal Esad). l'Art Turc, Depuis son Origine Jusqu'a nos Jours, pub. Istanbul, 1939, (2 copies), num. col. and b&w plts., both orig. two-tone cloth, folio, together with Les Arts Decoratifs Turcs, pub. Istanbul, n.d., c. 1952, (2 copies), num. b&w illusts., both orig. blindstamped cloth gilt, folio. (4)

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Description: Avity (Pierre d'). Le Monde ou la Description Generale de ses quatre parties, avec tous ses Empires, royaumes, estats et republiques, 3 vols., Paris, 1637-43, port. frontis. to first vol., titles printed in red and black, with large engraved illust. to each, without the four folding maps, occ. spotting, second vol. with light waterstain to lower outer corners at rear, later uniform half calf, gilt dec. spines, rubbed and some marks, thick folio, together with other defective folio travel, including John Harris, Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca: Or, A Compleat Collection of Voyages and Travels, 2 vols., 1705, Le Roy, Les Ruines des plus beaux Monuments de la Grece, vol. 1 only, 1770, Du Halde, A Description of the Empire of China and Chinese-Tartery, vol. 2 only, 1741, Le Bruin, Travels into Muscovy, Persia, and part of the East-Indies, vol. 2 only, 1737, etc. Sold with all faults, not subject to return. (a carton)

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Description: Avril (Philippe). Travels into divers parts of Europe and Asia, Undertaken by the French King's Order to Discover a New Way by Land into China, 2 parts in 1 vol., 1st English ed., 1693, title printed in red and black, 2 pp. ads. at rear, long closed tear to leaf A2, a little spotting and soiling throughout, printing flaw to p. 173 sl. affecting last four lines of text, contemp. ownership signature of Thomas Stringer to front f.e.p., contemp. sheep gilt, some wear, spine partially split with a little loss at head, 12mo. Avril set out on his mission in 1685, visiting Cyprus, Syria, Asia Minor and Persia before being turned back at Astrakhan. He returned to France via Constantinople, Moldavia and Poland. Wing A4275. (1)

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Description: Barthelemy (Jean Jacques). Maps, Plans, Views and Coins, Illustrative of the Travels of Anacharsis the Younger in Greece, 1791, thirty-one double-page maps, plans and plts. (complete as list), ten hand-col. in outline, orig. boards, backstrip deficient and covers detached, 4to. (1)

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