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Auction Description for Dominic Winter: Printed Books & Maps
Auction Description:
Printed Books & Maps
Viewing Notes:
15th May 9am to 7pm. Morning of sale from 9am.

Printed Books & Maps

by Dominic Winter Auctions


821 lots

May 16, 2007

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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Description: Amedeo (Luigi, Duke of the Abruzzi). On the "Polar Star" in the Arctic Sea. With the Statements of Commander U. Cagni upon the Sledge Expedition to 86§ 34' North, and of Dr. A. Cavalli Molinelli Upon his Return to the Bay of Teplitz, 2 vols., trans. William Le Queux, 1903, photogravures, numerous b & w illusts. from photos, folding maps (incl. two contained in rear pocket of vol. 2), plt. list to second vol. with tear in lower margin, hinges split, orig. gilt dec. cloth, a trifle rubbed and a few faint marks, 4to(2)

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Description: Amundsen (Roald). The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram", 1910-1912, 2 vols., 1913, numerous b & w plts. and plans, two folding maps, blind embossed library stamp to titles and plts. etc., t.e.g., orig. cloth gilt, library number to spines, slightly frayed at head & foot of spines, 8voSpence 18. (2)

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Description: Anderson (George William). A New, Authentic, and Complete Collection of Voyages Round the World, Undertaken and Performed by Royal Authority. Containing a New, Authentic, Entertaining, Instructive, Full, and Complete History of Captain Cook's First, Second, Third and Last Voyages..., pub. Alex Hogg, [1784], eng. port. frontis. (creased, and edges frayed), 146 (of 155) copper eng. plts., maps and charts etc. (lacking the folding map), some tears, incl. two plts. torn across, several text leaves becoming detached and frayed to lower and fore-margins, final few leaves creased (one detached and frayed), front free endpaper detached, lacking rear free endpaper, contemp. calf, rubbed and worn, with upper cover just holding on the cords, folio Sold with all faults, not subject to return. (1)

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Description: Anderson (George William). A New, Authentic, and Complete Collection of Voyages Round the World, Undertaken and Performed by Royal Authority. Containing an Authentic, Entertaining, Full, and Complete History of Captain Cook's First, Second, Third and Last Voyages..., Pub. Alex Hogg, [1784], eng. port. frontis., 155 copper eng. plts., maps and charts etc. (inc. 1 folding map lined to verso), few pages slightly frayed to edges, few leaves and one map with closed tears, closed tear to one plt. repaired with adhesive tape, neat modern calf, folio (1)

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Description: Anson (George). A Voyage Round the World, in the Years 1740-44, Atlas only, [1748, or later], double-page hand-col. folding eng. map showing 'The Track of the Centurion round the World' and forty-two eng. plts. and charts, a few heightened with wash colour, contemp. vellum-backed pink boards, dust soiled, 4to (1)

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