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Printed Books & Maps

by Dominic Winter Auctions


685 lots | 232 with images

April 7, 2010

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: Ainsworth (William Francis). A Personal Narrative

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Description: Ainsworth (William Francis). A Personal Narrative of The Euphrates Expedition, 2 vols., 1st ed., 1888, folding map frontis. to first vol., marbled edges and endpapers, with school prize label to front pastedown of first vol., dated 1891, contemp. half maroon morocco gilt, with gilt stamp of King's College, Fitzroy to centre of upper cover of each vol., a little rubbed and some marks, upper cover to second vol. near-det., 8vo. (2)

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Lot 2: Allen (Horace N.). Things Korean. A Collection of

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Description: Allen (Horace N.). Things Korean. A Collection of Sketches and Anecdotes Missionary and Diplomatic, 1st ed., New York, 1908, eight b & w photo. plts., a few light spots, orig. cloth, upper cover with inset illustration, 8vo, together with Little (Mrs Archibald), Intimate China, 1899, numerous b ^ w photo. plts. and illusts., some occn. spotting, t.e.g., remainder foxed, orig. cloth gilt, extrems. lightly rubbed, 8vo, plus Elsmie (G.R.), Thirty-Five Years in the Punjab 1858-1893, 1st ed., Edinburgh, David Douglas, 1908, half-title, port. frontis., double-page map, and four plts., untrimmed, endpapers foxed, contemp. ms. ownership name on front free endpaper, orig. cloth gilt, extrems. v. sl. rubbed, 8vo, plus twenty-six others, 19th and 20th c., travel-related, incl. A History of British India, by Sir William Wilson Hunter, 2 vols., 1899, Old Rhodesian Days, by Hugh Mareshall Hole, 1928, and Travels and Researches in Asia Minor, by Sir Charles Fellows, 1852 (29)

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Barrington (George). An Account of a Voyage to New

Lot 3: Barrington (George). An Account of a Voyage to New

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Description: Barrington (George). An Account of a Voyage to New South Wales, by George Barrington, Superintendant of the Convicts, to which is Prefixed a Detail of His Life, Trials, Speeches..., [vol.1, all published], 1803, hand-col. eng. title, hand-col. eng. map (torn with loss), three hand col. eng. plts. only (lacks port. frontis. and 7 plts.), leaf H5 (pp.57/58) torn with loss, bound with The History of New South Wales, including Botany Bay, Port Jackson, Parramatta, Sydney, and all its Dependancies, from the Original Discovery of the Island..., 1802, half-title, hand-col. eng. frontis. and title, twenty hand-col. eng. plts., some spotting, dampstaining and marks throughout, last few leaves loose, contemp. diced calf, gilt dec. spine, upper joint cracked, spine and extrems. rubbed, 8vo. (1)

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Barrington (Daines). Miscellanies by the

Lot 4: Barrington (Daines). Miscellanies by the

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Description: Barrington (Daines). Miscellanies by the Honourable Daines Barrington, 1st ed., printed by J. Nichols, 1781, two engraved portraits of Mozart and Sir John Wynne, two engraved maps (Europe, & North West Coast of America), five genealogical tables, index at rear, and errata to verso of final leaf, contemp. half calf, worn with upper cover det., and lower cover missing, 4to. Sabin 3628. Howes B177. A collection of tracts on various subjects by Barrington including the North Pole, natural history subjects, Mozart's first visit to London, as well as the first account in English of Maurelle's Journal of a voyage in 1775, to explore the west coast of America, north of California, translated by Barrington from the original manuscript. (1)

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Barrow (John). Travels in China, containing

Lot 5: Barrow (John). Travels in China, containing

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Description: Barrow (John). Travels in China, containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton ..., 2nd ed., 1806, hand-col. stipple eng. port. frontis. by T. Medland after Hickey, four hand-col. aquas. and three uncol. eng. plts. (including two double-page), correct as list, one or two plates with some very light offsetting (contents generally in clean condition), marbled edges and endpapers, contemp. mottled calf, 19th c. gilt reback, rubbed and outer corners showing, 4to. Abbey Travel 531. Cordier 2388-9. Tooley 84. From the Library of William Philip, Earl of Sefton, with his bookplates to front pastedown. (1)

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