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2 Patriotic English Flags. Two versions of 'God

Lot 697: 2 Patriotic English Flags. Two versions of 'God

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August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD80 - AUD150

Description: 2 Patriotic English Flags. Two versions of 'God Save the King,' plus 19th C silk map of London. 176x96cm (largest)

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Qty of Ephemera & Engravings Etc. Book pages,

Lot 791: Qty of Ephemera & Engravings Etc. Book pages,

by Davidson Auctions

August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD80 - AUD150

Description: Qty of Ephemera & Engravings Etc. Book pages, engravings, hand drwn map (17th C?), sheet music etc.

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BOOKS on INDIA (5). CAPPER, John, The Three

Lot 1009: BOOKS on INDIA (5). CAPPER, John, The Three

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August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD400 - AUD500

Description: BOOKS on INDIA (5). CAPPER, John, The Three Presidencies of India: A history of the rise and progress of the British Indian possessions, from the earliest records to the present time. With an account of their government, religion, manners, customs, education, etc., etc, London, Ingram, Cooke & Co., 1853, Large folding map, numerous wood-engaved illus., xii,492,(4)pp., old library label on flyleaf, old library stamp on title and a couple in text, inner hinges splitting, 8vo., pub. blind-stamped cloth, spine faded. Nevertheless, a decent copy; PRINSEP, Henry T., History of the Political and Military Transactions in India during the administration of the Marquess of Hastings 1813-1823. Enlarged from the Narrative published in 1820, London, Kingsbury, Parbury, & Allen, 1825. 2 volumes complete. Best edition, Vol. 1 - Frontis. portrait, 5 etched plates (foxed), 4 large folding maps, xxv,484pp.,(1)p. adverts. Vol.2 - Large folding map, 2 folding tables, (4),487pp. Large 8vo. Uncut and unopened. Some occasional spotting, pale blue old ownership stamp of a parliamentary library on half-title or title, last page of text and on blank versos of a couple of maps. No other markings. Original publisher's patterned cloth binding, paper title labels browned and edge-chipped not affecting text, minor repair to spine tops. A very good set; CAMPBELL, Major General John, A Personal Narrative of Thirteen Years Service amongst the Wild Tribes of Khondistan for the Suppression of Human Sacrifice, London, Hurst and Blackett, 1864, Wood-engraved frontis., titlepage vignette and 5 plates, folding map, xii,320pp., titlepage and frontis. somewhat browned, occasional spots of foxing, marbled endpapers and edges, 8vo., contemporary 1/2 black calf and marbled boards, spine with raised bands gilt and contrasting title label, 2 bands slightly damaged, now stabilised with conservation leather dressing. Gilt stamp of a parliamentary library at spine base. No other external or internal markings; [ Rajah of Kolhapoor ] WEST , Capt. Edward W. [editor], Diary of the late Rajah of Kolhapoor, during his Visit to Europe in 1870, London, Smith Elder, 1872, Chromolitho portrait frontis., mounted woodburytype portrait [mount leaf spotted], extra titlepage with tinted litho illustration of the gateway of the palace, Kolhapoor, xxiv,147pp., some browning/spotting to blank endpapers, titlepages and adjacent to woodburytype, otherwise clean, small 4to., contemporary 1/2 calf with contrasting title label, marbled boards and endpapers, spine rubbed and marked and now stabilised with conservation leather dressing. Gilt crest of a parliamentary library at spine base and on front board but no other markings external or internal; LUMSDEN, General Sir Peter S. & ELSMIE, George R., Lumsden of the Guides. A Sketch of the Life of Lieut-Gen. Sir Harry Burnett Lumsden, KCSI, CB, with Selections from his Correspondence and Occasional Papers. Second Edition, London, John Murray, 1900, Frontis., 10 plates, folding map, 2 other maps, folding facsimile letter, (16),336,(8)pp., some light foxing to prelims. and pages facing some plates, old ownership signature in inside margin of title page, 8vo., modern 1/2 red morocco and marbled boards.

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BOOKS on JAPAN (2). LAWTON, Lancelot, Empires of

Lot 1030: BOOKS on JAPAN (2). LAWTON, Lancelot, Empires of

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August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD120 - AUD160

Description: BOOKS on JAPAN (2). LAWTON, Lancelot, Empires of the Far East. A Study of Japan and of her Colonial Possessions, of China and Manchuria and of the Political Questions of Eastern Asia and the Pacific. 2 volumes, London, Grant Richards, 1912, x,1598pp. in 2 vols., large folding map in pocket, thick 8vo's, publisher's cloth, gilt crest of parliamentary library on front cover and ownership stamp on title page. No other markings. A nice set; McKENZIE, Frederick Arthur, From Tokyo to Tiflis. Uncensored Letters from the War, London, Hurst and Blackett, 1905, 31 photo plates, large folding map, x,340pp., ownership signature dated 1908 on titlepage, 8vo., publisher's slate blue pictorial cloth titled in red and gilt, touch of wear to tips and spine ends. A very good copy.

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BOOKS on THE BALKANS and GREECE (3). [BALKAN

Lot 1031: BOOKS on THE BALKANS and GREECE (3). [BALKAN

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August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD400 - AUD550

Description: BOOKS on THE BALKANS and GREECE (3). [BALKAN WARS], Report of the International Commission to Inquire into the Causes and Conduct of the Balkan Wars, Washington, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1914, 51 illustrations, 3 folding coloured maps, other maps, (10),413,(5)pp., 4to., publisher's cloth, gilt crest of parliamentary library on front cover and ownership stamp on title page. No other markings. Nice copy; WILKINSON, Sir J. Gardner, Dalmatia and Montenegro : With a Journey to Mostar in Herzegovina, and Remarks on the Slavonic Nations; The History of Dalmatia and Ragusa; The Uscocs; &c. &c, London, John Murray, 1848. First edition. Two volumes complete, 7 tinted litho plates (2 folding), 7 wood-engraved plates, folding map, 2 folding genealogical tables, illustrations in text, (12),564,(8),454pp., marbled endpapers and edges, rebound in 1/2 black calf and cloth boards, spine gilt with raised bands and contrasting title label, retaining marbled endpapers and cloth from previous contemporary binding. The litho plates and blank endpapers are spotted with some offsetting to adjacent pages. The pale blue ownership stamp of a parliamentary library on both titlepages, the first and last pages of text, and the blank versos of most plates. No other markings. Not in Abbey; WILSON, Rev.S.S., A Narrative of the Greek Mission; or, sixteen years in Malta and Greece : Including tours in the Peloponnesus, in the Aegean and Ionian Isles; with remarks on the religious opinions, moral state, social habits, politics, language, history, and lazarettos of Malta and Greece. With engravings by G.Baxter, London, John Snow, 1839. First edition, first issue, Frontispiece Baxter colour print after a painting by Westall, wood-engraved titlepage vignette, 4 illustrations in text, xiii,(1),596pp., [the dedication leaf is numbered i-ii instead of iii-iv] frontis. and titlepage with some pale pin-spotting, a small 19th cent. library stamp on titlepage and 'rules of the library' label on front pastedown, 8vo., contemporary fairly worn (now recoloured) half black calf and rubbed marbled boards, neatly rebacked with the original gilt back with raised bands laid over. Gilt dulled. A decent copy of a very scarce title. Blackmer 1820 (second issue only).

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BOOKS relating to FRANCE (5). SANBORN, Alvin

Lot 1041: BOOKS relating to FRANCE (5). SANBORN, Alvin

by Davidson Auctions

August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD200 - AUD300

Description: BOOKS relating to FRANCE (5). SANBORN, Alvin Francis, Paris and the Social Revolution. A Study of the Revolutionary Elements in the Various Classes of Parisian Society. With Illustrative Drawings by Vaughan Trowbridge, London, Hutchinson, 1905, Numerous line illustrations, (20),404pp., 4to., pictorial cloth gilt. Gilt ownership stamp of parliamentary library on front board and stamp on title page. No other markings. Nice copy; SUE, Eugene, Paula Monti, or, The Hotel Lambert, London, Chapman and Hall, 1845. First edition in English, 20 wood-engraved plates after Jules David, (4),388pp., marbled endpapers, bookplate on front pastedown, 8vo., later binding by Riviere and Son in red morocco and cloth, spine gilt, tips and spine edges a little rubbed. Old repaired small tear in one leaf. A very good copy. The gilt cloth of the spine and front cover of the original publisher's binding have been mounted and bound in at the back of the book; FLAUBERT, Gustave, Bouvard and Pecuchet. Translated ... with an introduction by D.F.Hannigan, London, H.S.Nichols, 1896. First edition in English, 9 illustrations by S.Gorski with tissue guards, guards with some foxing, (16),458pp., t.e.g., 8vo., publisher's pictorial cloth gilt, spine slightly darkened, tips and spine ends slightly rubbed. A very good copy; BERNARDIN DE SAINT-PIERRE, Jacques-Henri, Paul et Virginie, suivi de La Chaumiere Indienne, du Cafe de Surate, du Voyage en Silesie, de l'eloge de mon Ami et du Vieux Paysan Polonais, Paris, Aime Andre, 1823, 4 engraved plates by Heath after Desenne, engraved titlepage with vignette, iv, 409,(1)pp., some intermittent foxing or spotting, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, 8vo., fine contemporary binding in burgundy polished calf, spine gilt in panels, boards with large central gilt motif and bordered in gilt and blind, gilt dentelles. The binding in very good condition. Without the map of Ile-de-France found in some copies (never present in this copy); BERNARDIN DE SAINT PIERRE J.H., Paul and Virginia: Translated From the French of Bernardin Saint-Pierre By Helen Maria Williams, London, Printed for John Sharpe, 1828, Extra steel engraved title page and 4 plates by William Westall, engraved by William Finden, viii,166pp., marbled endpapers and edges, 12mo., publisher's(?) luxury binding in blind-stamped green calf, gilt borders, spine gilt in panels. A fine, clean copy of a Romantic classic.

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BOOKS on AFRICA (3). BENT, J.Theodore, The Sacred

Lot 1046: BOOKS on AFRICA (3). BENT, J.Theodore, The Sacred

by Davidson Auctions

August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD650 - AUD850

Description: BOOKS on AFRICA (3). BENT, J.Theodore, The Sacred City of the Ethiopians. Being a record of travel and research in Abyssinia in 1893, London, Longmans, 1893. First edition, Frontis., 8 plates (4 folding), folding coloured map, numerous illustrations in text, xv,309pp., 24pp. publisher's adverts, intermittent pale foxing/browning, 8vo., cloth with gilt vignette on front cover, and gilt ownership crest of a parliamentary library on front cover. No ownership marks internally. Despite the foxing, a nice copy. Howgego 4. B37; BAIKIE, William Balfour, Narrative of an Exploring Voyage up the Rivers Kwo'ra and Bi'nue (commonly known as the Niger and Tsadda) in 1854, London, Murray, 1856. First edition, Wood-engraved frontis. and title vignette, large folding map, large folding plan and elevation of the 'iron screw schooner' named 'Pleiad' used in the expedition, xvi,456pp., a few spots of foxing to prelims and plan and map, otherwise clean, marbled endpapers and edges, 8vo., contemporary 1/2 calf and marbled boards, spine with raised bands gilt and contrasting title label, spine somewhat rubbed, now stabilised with conservation leather dressing. Old ownership stamp of a parliamentary library on title page and a couple in text. No external markings. Rare. Howgego 4. B6; HUTCHINSON, Thomas J., Impressions of Western Africa. With remarks on the diseases of the climate and a report on the peculiarities of trade up the rivers in the Bight of Biafra, London, Longman Brown [&c.], 1858, Wood-engraved titlepage vignette, xvi,313pp., blank endpapers and titlepage foxed otherwise clean and crisp, marbled endpapers and edges, small 8vo., contemporary 1/2 black calf and marbled boards, spine with raised bands and red title label. Old pale ownership stamp of a parliamentary library on title page and a couple of other places. No external markings. Nice copy. See Howgego 2. S37.

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BOOKS on ABORIGINES and PACIFIC ISLANDERS (6).

Lot 1050: BOOKS on ABORIGINES and PACIFIC ISLANDERS (6).

by Davidson Auctions

August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD550 - AUD750

Description: BOOKS on ABORIGINES and PACIFIC ISLANDERS (6). HENDERSON, G.C., Fiji and the Fijians 1835-1856, Sydney, A&R,1931, Numerous plates and maps, (18),333pp., 8vo., cloth with a couple of small spots of discolouration, protected d.w. with slightly browned spine. Excellent copy; BROWN, George, Melanesians and Polynesians. Their Life-Histories Described and Compared, London, Macmillan, 1910, Numerous photo plates [approx. 70 illustrations], xv,451pp., some occasional spots of pale foxing, 8vo., cloth gilt with some flecking; SPENCER Baldwin & GILLEN, F.J., The Native Tribes of Central Australia. Preface by Sir James George Frazer, London, Macmillan, 1938. Second Edition, 4 folding coloured plates, 2 folding maps, 129 illustrations, xxiv,671pp., 8vo., cloth. Nice copy; LAGDEN, Sir Godfrey [Editor], The Native Races of the Empire, London, Collins, (1924), 40 plates, most with more than one image, map endpapers ( with the Empire coloured red), xxiv,377pp., fore-edges spotted, 8vo., publisher's cloth. Gilt crest of a parliamentary library on front board and their ownership stamp on title page and a couple in margins. No other markings internal or external. A nice copy; SKEAT, Walter William, Malay Magic. Being an introduction to the folklore and popular religion of the Malay Peninsula, London, Macmillan and Co., 1900, 28 plates, a few text figs, xxiv,(2),685,(3)pp., thick 8vo., recent half morocco, marbled boards. A very good copy; SPENCER, Baldwin, Native Tribes of the Northern Territory of Australia, London, Macmillan, 1914, Folding map, 36 plates, 8 in colour, 92 illustrations, xx,516,(2)pp., t.e.g., 8vo., later rebinding in 1/4 morocco, spine with raised bands, marbled boards. A very good copy, internally fine and largely unopened.

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BOOK on INDIA. THORNTON, Edward, A Gazetteer of

Lot 1057: BOOK on INDIA. THORNTON, Edward, A Gazetteer of

by Davidson Auctions

August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD300 - AUD450

Description: BOOK on INDIA. THORNTON, Edward, A Gazetteer of the Territories under the Government of The East-India Company, and of the Native States on the Continent of India. First edition. 4 volumes complete. London, Wm. H. Allen, 1854. Frontis. large folding map of India coloured in outline in Vol. 1, each vol. approx. 400pp., occasional marginal browning / foxing, marbled endpapers and edges, 8vo., contemporary 1/2 calf and marbled boards, spine with raised bands and red and black title labels, calf a little rubbed and now stabilised with conservation leather dressing. Old ownership stamp of a parliamentary library on title pages and first and last pages of text. No external markings. A very good set.

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BOOK on CENTRAL ASIA. SHAW, Robert, Visits to High

Lot 1058: BOOK on CENTRAL ASIA. SHAW, Robert, Visits to High

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August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD375 - AUD500

Description: BOOK on CENTRAL ASIA. SHAW, Robert, Visits to High Tartary, Yarkand, and Kashgar (formerly Chinese Tartary), and Return Journey over the Karakorum Pass, London, John Murray, 1871. First edition, 4 tinted litho plates, one as frontis., 3 wood-engraved plates, 7 text illustrations, 2 folding maps mounted on linen, (16),486pp., some foxing/browning to prelims but text and plates clean, marbled endpapers and edges, 8vo., recent binding in 1/2 calf and cloth retaining original endpapers, spine with raised bands and original title label.

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BOOKS on ENGLISH GEOGRAPHY (6). MOGG, Edward,

Lot 1059: BOOKS on ENGLISH GEOGRAPHY (6). MOGG, Edward,

by Davidson Auctions

August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD450 - AUD600

Description: BOOKS on ENGLISH GEOGRAPHY (6). MOGG, Edward, Paterson's Roads ; Being an entirely original and accurate description of all the Direct and Principal Cross Roads in England and Wales, with part of the roads of Scotland. The Seventeenth Edition. To which are added Topographical Sketches of the several Cities, Market Towns, and remarkable Villages; .... and other Remarkable Objects throughout the Kingdom. ... An Entirely New Set of Maps, London, Longman [&c.], 1824, 9 folding plates comprising 12 maps, mounted on linen, xvi,60,673pp., some slight spotting to title and very occasionally in text, marbled edges, thick 8vo., later 19th cent. 1/2 black morocco and cloth boards, spine gilt with raised bands. Gilt ownership stamp of a parliamentary library at spine base and on front board. No other markings. A nice copy; S. LEWIS (publisher) Drawn by R.Creighton, A Map of England and Wales Divided into Counties Parliamentary Divisions & Dioceses, shewing the principal Roads, Railways, Rivers & Canals and the Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, with the Distance of each Town from the General Post Office, London. Projected from the Triangulation for the Survey made under the Direction of The Honorable The Board of Ordnance on a Scale of Five Miles to an Inch, and Corrected to the Present Time. Drawn by R.Creighton. Engraved by J.Dower, [London], S.Lewis & Co. [c.1840], Very large engraved map in 2 sheets (of 4), each sheet 34.5 x 41.5in., 880 x 1055mm), handcoloured in outline in different colours and with other colouring. both sheets dissected and mounted on linen and each folding into the original publisher's dark green morocco folders. These have an elaborate gilt border on the covers and gilt titling on the spines - Lewis' Map of England and Wales. N.-E.Division and (same)....S.-E.Division. [The 2 sheets not present are N.W. and S.W.Divisions], The N.E sheet has a large calligraphic title and an Explanation, the S-E.sheet a table of Dioceses with crests. The lands of the 'Seats of the Nobility and Gentry' are coloured green. Each sheet has elegant framing on two sides only, thus joining up when sheets are placed together. Both sheets in excellent, unmarked condition. The S.-E. folder has been neatly rebacked and the original slightly chipped spine laid over; SARRETT, H.J., New Picture of London for 1803-4, or, A Guide through the Immense Metropolis, ...containing comprehensive descriptions of the Public Edifices, Collections of Curiosities, and Places of Entertainment; interspersed with diverting...anecdotes. The Second Edition, London, Tegg and Castleman, 1803, Folding map of London, engraved frontis and 3 views, (4),250pp., piece torn from top margin of page (3), just touching text of preface, some intermittent light spotting, marbled endpapers, 12mo., publisher's(?) blind-stamped and gilt calf, front hinge cracking but very firm. An uncommon guidebook; PRIOR, Samuel, The Universal Traveller, containing the popular features and contents of the best standard modern travels, in the four quarters of the world, London, Printed for Sir Richard Phillips and Co., 1822, 92 wood-engraved illustrations (not 100 as claimed on titlepage), a few full-page but most two to a page, (8),xii,716pp., large 12mo., contemporary full calf, spine gilt in panels with green title label, neatly rebacked retaining marbled endpapers and original spine; [ANONYMOUS], Rural elegance display'd, in the description of four western counties : Cornwall, Devonshire, Dorsetshire, and Somersetshire. With additional remarks, London, for Staples Steare, No. 93, Fleet-Street, MDCCLXVIII [1768], Engraved frontispiece, a folding map of England and Wales, [2],xxxvi, xxv - xxxiv,(pp.misnumbered) 314p, 12mo., contemporary calf neatly rebacked with red title label, corners a little worn. An uncommon gazetteer; HEAD, Sir George, A Home Tour through the Manufacturing Districts of England, in the Summer of 1835, London, John Murray, 1836. First edition, xii, 434pp., marbled edges and endpapers, large 12mo., contemporary half green calf, spine gilt in panels, marbled boards. A very good copy.

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BOOK on AFRICAN EXPLORATION. BAINES, Thomas.

Lot 1063: BOOK on AFRICAN EXPLORATION. BAINES, Thomas.

by Davidson Auctions

August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD550 - AUD700

Description: BOOK on AFRICAN EXPLORATION. BAINES, Thomas. Explorations in South-West Africa. Being an account of a journey in the years 1861 and 1862 from Walvisch Bay, on the Western Coast, to Lake Ngami and the Victoria Falls.London, Longman Green, 1864.Chromolitho frontis., 8 wood-engraved plates, 3 folding maps, illustrations in text, xiv, 535pp. [actually approx. 600pp. As numbering after p.467 starts again at 390, issued thus], occasional light spotting/foxing mostly adjacent to plates and maps, marbled endpapers and edges, recent binding in 1/2 calf and marbled boards, spine with raised bands and original title label. The binding retains the original endpapers and the boards have old marble paper to match. Nice copy. Howgego 4.B9

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BOOKS on INDIA (3). RUSSELL, William Howard. My

Lot 1068: BOOKS on INDIA (3). RUSSELL, William Howard. My

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August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD325 - AUD425

Description: BOOKS on INDIA (3). RUSSELL, William Howard. My Diary in India in the year 1858-9. London, Routledge [&c.], 1860. Two volumes complete. First edition.12 tinted litho plates including 2 frontis.,folding map, xv,408,xi,420pp., plates and adjacent pages spotted, marbled endpapers and edges, 8vo., contemporary 1/2 black calf, spine with raised bands and red title labels, marbled boards, boards rubbed. Gilt crest of a parliamentary library at spine base. No other markings internal or external. A surprisingly scarce book since according to Abbey it reached a '7th Thousand' in the year of publication; NAPIER, Lieut.-Gen. Sir William.History of General Sir Charles Napier's Administration of Scinde, and Campaign in the Cutchee Hills.London, Chapman and Hall, 1851. First edition.12 tinted litho plates [fairly pale spotting], 3 maps [2 folding], ix,415pp., some very occasional pale spotting, 8vo., contemporary 1/2 calf, spine with raised bands and black title label, rubbed and now stabilised with conservation leather dressing, marbled boards. Pale blue ownership stamp of a parliamentary library on title page, first and last page of text and on blank versos of plates.No other markings internal or external. An account by his brother of Napier's controversial annexation and subsequent organisation of Sind. Both brothers have long entries in the DNB; CAROE, Olaf, The Pathans 550 B.C. -- A.D. 1957 London, Macmillan & Co Ltd, 1962 (1958)12 plates, 6 maps (4 folding), xxii,521pp., 8vo., cloth, slightly rubbed dustwrapper. A very good copy.

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BOOKS on INDIA (4). KEENE, Henry George. The Turks

Lot 1069: BOOKS on INDIA (4). KEENE, Henry George. The Turks

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August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD400 - AUD550

Description: BOOKS on INDIA (4). KEENE, Henry George. The Turks in India. Critical chapters on the administration of that country by the Chugtai, Babar, and his descendants. London, W.H.Allen, 1879. First edition. Tinted litho frontis. (of Akbar playing at Pacheesee with women for counters... at Fathepur Sikri), folding coloured map mounted on linen, xvi,255pp., blank endpapers spotted and some spotting adjacent to map, marbled endpapers and edges, 8vo., contemporary red 1/2 morocco, spine gilt with raised bands, cloth boards. Gilt crest of a parliamentary library at spine base and on front board. No other markings external or internal. An excellent copy; PRINSEP, Henry T. History of the Political and Military Transactions in India during the administration of the Marquess of Hastings 1813-1823. Enlarged from the Narrative published in 1820. Shannon, Irish University Press, & N.Y., Barnes & Noble, 1972. [Facsimile reprint of the London edition, Kingsbury, Parbury, & Allen, 1825.] 2 volumes complete. Vol. 1 - Frontis. portrait, 5 plates, 4 large folding maps, xxv,484pp. Vol.2 - Large folding map, 2 folding tables, (4),487pp., 8vo. An excellent set in publisher's cloth gilt; PENNANT, Thomas.The View of Hindoostan. Vol.1. Western Hindoostan. Vol.2. Eastern Hindoostan. London, Printed by Henry Hughs, 1798. Two volumes.Vol.1. Engraved frontispiece, 7 plates, 1 headpiece, v,(11),263,(10)pp.index Vol.2. Large folding map (tear at hinge closed without loss), 13 plates, 1 headpiece, (10),374,(14)pp.index. Prelims of Vol.1 spotted and margins of some plates, occasional light spotting elsewhere, pages untrimmed with some edges dusty. Recent half calf, spine gilt in panels with contrasting labels, marbled boards. A very good copy.Thomas Pennant (1726-1798), prominent naturalist, F.R.S. and traveller, had prepared in manuscript an intended 14-volume 'Outlines of the Globe' These two volumes appeared in 1798, but only two more volumes, on China and Japan, were published posthumously by Pennant's son in 1800, and without plates; IRWIN, H.C.The Garden of India; or Chapters on Oudh History and Affairs. London, W.H.Allen, 1880(8),350pp., blank endpapers and a few pages spotted/foxed, marbled endpapers and edges, 8vo., contemporary red 1/2 morocco, spine gilt with raised bands, cloth boards. Gilt crest of a parliamentary library at spine base and on front board. No other markings external or internal. An excellent copy.An attempt to give a general idea of the actual condition and mutual relations of the agricultural population of Oudh and to estimate the effects on various classes of twenty-four years of British rule.

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BOOK on the INDIAN MUTINY. KAYE, John William. A

Lot 1072: BOOK on the INDIAN MUTINY. KAYE, John William. A

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August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD170 - AUD225

Description: BOOK on the INDIAN MUTINY. KAYE, John William. A History of the Sepoy War in India. 1857-1858.London, W.H.Allen & Co., 1864,1870, 1876. Three volumes, all first editions.2 folding maps, 3 folding plans, xiv, (2), 656; xvi, 686; xiv, (2), 684pp., armorial bookplate on front pastedowns, 8vo., contemporary blind-ruled red morocco, raised bands. An occasional few spots of light foxing, generally to prelims and to leaves adjacent to maps. The red morocco has some uneven but not unpleasant fading to tan. An attractive set.

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BOOKS on MIDDLE EASTERN ARCHEOLOGY (3). GARSTANG,

Lot 1074: BOOKS on MIDDLE EASTERN ARCHEOLOGY (3). GARSTANG,

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August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

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Description: BOOKS on MIDDLE EASTERN ARCHEOLOGY (3). GARSTANG, John.The Land of the Hittites. An account of recent explorations and discoveries in Asia Minor, with descriptions of the Hittite monuments.London, Constable, 1910. First edition.3 maps [one folding], 3 plans, 99 photo illustrations, xxiv, 415pp., a little pale spotting to prelims and fore-edges, 8vo., publisher's cloth gilt. Gilt crest of a parliamentary library on front board and its neat ownership stamp on titlepage. No other markings external or internal. A nice copy; FLINDERS PETRIE, W.M.Researches in Sinai. London, John Murray, 1906. 186 photo illustrations, 4 maps (one folding), (24),280pp., (2)pp. adverts, old gift inscription on front flyleaf, 4to., publisher's cloth gilt, spine with a couple of patches of minor discoloration. A very good copy; LAYARD, Austen Henry. Nineveh and its Remains: with an account of a visit to the Chaldaean Christians of Kurdistan, and the Yezidis, or Devil-Worshippers; and an enquiry into the manners and arts of the ancient Assyrians. Third Edition.London, John Murray, 1849. Two volumes. Third Edition.Tinted litho frontis. to each volume, large folding map, 5 folding maps and plans, 17 wood-engraved plates, numerous illustrations in text, (32),399,(1) & xii,495,(1)pp., marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, some light foxing to preliminary blanks and the frontis. of each volume otherwise very clean, 8vo., full calf prize binding, spines gilt in panels, dated 1849 from Kings College, London, with arms on front boards and presentation label on front pastedowns. Some slight rubbing to spine edges but a very good copy. Blackmer 968. Published the same year as the first edition and in identical form.

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BOOKS on SOUTH AMERICA (4). MacCANN, William.Two

Lot 1080: BOOKS on SOUTH AMERICA (4). MacCANN, William.Two

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August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

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Estimated Price: AUD500 - AUD750

Description: BOOKS on SOUTH AMERICA (4). MacCANN, William.Two Thousand Miles' Ride through the Argentine Provinces : Being an account of the natural products of the country, and habits of the people; With a historical retrospect of the Rio De La Plata, Monte Video, and Corrientes.London, Smith Elder, 1853. Two volumes.Vol 1 : Hand-coloured litho frontis, 2 tinted litho plates, all with tissue guards, folding map, (16),295pp. Vol 2 : Hand-coloured litho frontis, 2 tinted litho plates, all with tissue guards, (12),324pp. Some spotting/foxing, mainly to plates, old pale blue ownership stamp of a parliamentary library on titlepages, versos of plates and first and last pages of text. No external markings. 8vo., contemporary black calf and marbled boards. Not in Abbey; SMITH, Edmond Reuel. The Araucanians; or, Notes of a Tour among the Indian tribes of Southern Chili.London, Sampson Low, 1855. First English edition. Wood-engraved frontis. and 16 illustrations, some full-page, xii,335pp., intermittent pale browning, marbled endpapers and edges, old pale blue ownership stamp of a parliamentary library on titlepage, and versos of full-page plates. No external markings. Contemporary 1/2 calf, spine with raised bands and contrasting title labels, minor rubbing to spine edges. Quite a nice copy; SCULLY, William. Brazil; Its Provinces and Chief Cities; The Manners and Customs of the People; Agricultural, Commercial, and other Statistics, taken from the latest official documents; With a variety of Useful and Entertaining Knowledge, both for the Merchant and the Emigrant. London, Trubner & Co., 1872. Large folding map 650x580mm., mounted on linen as frontis., xv,398pp., marbled endpapers and edges, small 8vo., recent 1/2 calf and cloth boards. Blank endpapers, map and titlepage foxed, otherwise nice. First published in 1868, this is the second edition although not stated; PALGRAVE, W.G.Dutch Guiana. London, Macmillan,1876. First edition. Folding coloured map of Guiana and folding plan of Paramaribo, both mounted on linen, (8),264pp., marbled endpapers and edges, 8vo., contemporary 1/2 morocco and cloth boards, spine gilt with raised bands. Gilt crest of a parliamentary library at spine base and on front board. No other markings external or internal. Occasional light spotting but a nice copy.

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BOOKS on TURKEY and RUSSIA (3). OLIPHANT,

Lot 1081: BOOKS on TURKEY and RUSSIA (3). OLIPHANT,

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August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

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Estimated Price: AUD350 - AUD500

Description: BOOKS on TURKEY and RUSSIA (3). OLIPHANT, Laurence.The Trans-Caucasian Campaign of the Turkish Army under Omer Pasha. A Personal Narrative.Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood, 1856. First edition.4 tinted litho plates, 2 folding maps, 4 text vignettes, xxvii,234pp., some spotting to plates and adjacent pages, marbled endpapers and edges, 8vo., contemporary 1/2 calf with raised bands and contrasting title label, marbled boards, spine rubbed and now stabilised with conservation leather dressing. Pale blue ownership stamp of a parliamentary library on titlepage, a couple in the text, and on the blank versos of the plates and maps. No other markings internal or external. Uncommon. Laurence Oliphant, 1829-1888, travel writer, war correspondent and mystic. See DNB. Best known for his personal account as private secretary to Lord Elgin during the latter's mission to China and Japan in 1857-8, published 1859; OLIPHANT, Laurence.The Russian Shores of the Black Sea in the Autumn of 1852. With a Voyage down the Volga, and a tour through the country of the Don Cossacks. Second Edition - Revised and Enlarged. Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood, 1853. Tinted litho frontispiece, 2 maps (one folding and with spotting), wood-engraved vignettes in text, (16),380pp., 16pp. adverts., 8vo., publisher's blind-stamped cloth with gilt vignette on front board. Some minor pale flecking to lower corners of boards but a very good copy. Abbey Travel 233; FOWLER, George.Turkey; or, A History of the Origin, Progress and Decline of the Ottoman Empire.... with illustrative notes, by Trevethan Spicer.London, T.H.Rees...Hope & Co., 1854.Tinted litho frontispiece of Sultan Abdul Medjid, extra litho titlepage with chromolitho vignette of the Sultan's seal, 2 large folding hand-coloured maps, (16),501pp.,(7pp.adverts)., large 12mo, modern half green morocco and marbled boards. A pale watermark 1cm deep on top edge of frontis and extra titlepage, otherwise a very good clean copy. Uncommon.

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BOOKS on RUSSIAN MILITARY CAMPAIGNS (2). Von

Lot 1082: BOOKS on RUSSIAN MILITARY CAMPAIGNS (2). Von

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August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

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Estimated Price: AUD500 - AUD650

Description: BOOKS on RUSSIAN MILITARY CAMPAIGNS (2). Von MOLTKE, Baron.The Russians in Bulgaria and Rumelia in 1828 and 1829; During the campaigns of the Danube, the sieges of Brailow, Varna, Silistria, Shumla, and the passage of the Balkan by Marshal Diebitch.London, John Murray, 1854. First edition.13 folding plans (some pale spotting), (8),476pp., marbled endpapers and edges, 8vo., contemporary 1/2 calf with raised bands and contrasting title label, marbled boards, spine rubbed and now stabilised with conservation leather dressing. Pale blue ownership stamp of a parliamentary library on titlepage, first and last pages of the text, and on the blank versos of the maps. No other markings internal or external. Uncommon. Von Moltke, (1800-1891) had been requested by Sultan Mahmoud to remodel the Turkish Army, and served in the campaigns described in this book; LABAUME, Eugene. A Circumstantial Narrative of the Campaign in Russia, embellished with plans...containing a faithful description of the affecting and interesting scenes, of which the author was an eye-witness. Second Edition, considerably improved. London, Samuel Leigh, 1815. Large hand-coloured folding map as frontis., 2 other folding maps, viii,416pp., 8vo., contemporary half calf and marbled boards, professionally rebacked with slightly chipped original gilt spine laid over. Internally very good.

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BOOK on TRAVEL IN RUSSIA & PERSIA. HANWAY, Jonas.

Lot 1098: BOOK on TRAVEL IN RUSSIA & PERSIA. HANWAY, Jonas.

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August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

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Estimated Price: AUD500 - AUD700

Description: BOOK on TRAVEL IN RUSSIA & PERSIA. HANWAY, Jonas. An Historical Account of the British Trade over the Caspian Sea : With a Journal of Travels from London through Russia into Persia; and back again through Russia, Germany and Holland. To which is added The revolutions of Persia during the present century, with a particular history of the great usurper Nadir Kouli.London, Dodsley [&c.], 1753. First edition. 4 volumes (bound in 3). Engraved allegorical frontispiece to each volume, 9 engraved folding maps, one with tear on fold closed without loss, 10 engraved headpieces, 16 engraved plates, some offsetting from plates and maps, xx,399pp., xvi,374pp.,(15,1pp.index), xvi,255,(1)pp, xvi,301,(1)pp, (18pp.index), 4to., fairly recently rebound in 1/2 black calf with red labels, marbled boards.The first 70 or so pages of Vol.I have a very pale watermark extending into text from bottom margin and the last page of vol.I has been bound back to front and trimmed without any loss to text. Volumes 3 and 4 are titled 'The Revolutions of Persia: Containing the Reign of Shah Sultan Hussein, with the Invasion of the Afghans ...'' Hanway was a well-known traveller and philanthropist. As a partner of a St. Petersburg merchant, he made a journey in 1743 down the Volga and by the Caspian Sea to Persia with a caravan of woolen goods, and returned in 1745 by the same route after many perilous adventures.

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BOOKS on ASSYRIAN ARCHEOLOGY (2). SMITH, George.

Lot 1101: BOOKS on ASSYRIAN ARCHEOLOGY (2). SMITH, George.

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August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

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Estimated Price: AUD200 - AUD300

Description: BOOKS on ASSYRIAN ARCHEOLOGY (2). SMITH, George. Assyrian Discoveries ; An Account of Explorations and Discoveries on the site of Nineveh, during 1873 and 1874.London, Sampson Low [&c], 1876. Sixth Edition.Folding map frontis., 4 woodburytype plates, wood-engraved plans and illustrations, some full page, xvi,461pp., 24pp. adverts, 8vo., pictorial gilt cloth. A nice copy; LAYARD, Austen Henry. Nineveh and its Remains: with an account of a visit to the Chaldaean Christians of Kurdistan, and the Yezidis, or Devil-Worshippers; and an enquiry into the manners and arts of the ancient Assyrians. Third Edition.London, John Murray, 1849. Two volumes. Seventh ThousandTinted litho frontis. to each volume, large folding map, 5 folding maps and plans, 17 wood-engraved plates, numerous illustrations in text, (32),399,(1) & xii,495,(1)pp., some light spotting to the frontis. and final pages of each volume otherwise clean, 8vo., publisher's salmon-red pictorial cloth, spines sunned. There is a neat 1850 gift inscription on the second (blank) flyleaf of both volumes. A very good copy. Blackmer 968. Atabey 685. Howgego L19.Published the same year as the first edition and in identical form.

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BOOKS EURIPIDES, W.H. DAVIES, TRAVELS (5 in all).

Lot 1105: BOOKS EURIPIDES, W.H. DAVIES, TRAVELS (5 in all).

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August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

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Estimated Price: AUD500 - AUD800

Description: BOOKS EURIPIDES, W.H. DAVIES, TRAVELS (5 in all). EURIPIDES - Gilbert Murray, Translator. The Plays of Euripides.The Gregynog Press, 1931. Two volumes. Wood engraved line illustrations by Maynard and Bray after Greek vase paintings, (12),269,(1) and 263,(1)pp., folio, red cloth with gilt device of the press on front covers, spines titled in gilt. Endpapers lightly browned, some spotting to top edges not visible on openings, 2-3 leaves in vol.2 with some patches of light foxing, but generally an excellent copy of a beautiful book. No.253 (both volumes) of a total edition of 500. Harrop 18. Eight plays translated into rhyming verse by Murray; DAVIES, W.H. [Edward Garnett - editor] Selected Poems of W.H.Davies. Arranged by Edward Garnett. With a Foreward by the Author.The Gregynog Press, 1928. Frontis portrait of the author - a wood engraving after the painting by Augustus John, (8),91,(1)pp. on japanese vellum, 4to., dark brown buckram spine and fore-edge strip, marbled boards. One of 285 copies thus, of a total edition of 310. Slightest trace of rubbing on spine edges and tips. A very good copy. Harrop 11; MUNDY, Rear-Admiral Sir Rodney. H.M.S."Hannibal" at Palermo and Naples, during the Italian Revolution, 1859-1861. With notices of Garibaldi, Francis II, and Victor Emanuel.London, John Murray, 1863. First edition.Wood-engraved frontis., 1 plan, viii,365pp., some occasional pale spotting, marbled endpapers and edges, 8vo., contemporary 1/2 calf with raised bands and contrasting title label, marbled boards, spine a little rubbed and now stabilised with conservation leather dressing. Gilt crest of a parliamentary library at spine base. No other markings internal or external. Uncommon; FORESTER, Thomas. Rambles in the Islands of Corsica and Sardinia. With notices of their History, Antiquities, and Present Condition. Second Edition. London, Longmans,Green [&c], 1861.8 lithograph plates,(2 chromolithograph, 6 tinted, 1 folding), map coloured in outline, numerous wood-engraved illustrations in text, xxxiv,(2),450pp., marbled endpapers and edges, blank endpapers (only) spotted, inner front hinge neatly strengthened, large 8vo., prize binding in polished calf with presentation bookplate on front pastedown, spine elaborately gilt in panels with raised bands and contrasting title label. Covers scratch-marked, now restored with conservation leather dressing, 5cm (2in) split at top of front hinge. Abbey Travel 77 (first edition); GRAHAM, Maria.Three Months passed in the Mountains East of Rome, during the year 1819. The Second Edition. London, Longman, Hurst [&c.], 1821.6 aquatint plates printed in sepia, vii,(1),305,(1), all edges uncut, 8vo., recent 1/2 blue morocco and marbled boards. the plates have a dampmark across the lower inside corner, well away from the image. According to Abbey, only the plates of the first edition of 1820 have the plates printed in sepia.

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BOOKS on ARCHEOLOGY & ANTIQUITIES (3). LANGDON,

Lot 1106: BOOKS on ARCHEOLOGY & ANTIQUITIES (3). LANGDON,

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August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

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Estimated Price: AUD150 - AUD250

Description: BOOKS on ARCHEOLOGY & ANTIQUITIES (3). LANGDON, Arthur G. Old Cornish Crosses. Truro, Joseph Pollard, 1896. Folding map as frontis., 31 plates, 262 sketch illustrations in text, xxviii,439pp., some spotting to prelims and final pages, 4to., recent 1/4 leather gilt and cloth; FERGUSSON, James. Rude Stone Monuments in all Countries; Their Age and Uses. London, John Murray, 1872. First edition. 234 illustrations, plans and diagrams, folding map, xix,(1),559,(1)pp., 8vo., recent 1/2 black morocco to style, spine gilt with raised bands, marbled boards. Neat ink number on verso of titlepage. An excellent copy; The Society of Antiquaries of London. Archaeologia: or, Miscellaneous Tracts, relating to Antiquity. Volume XV. London, Printed by T.Bensley, 1806. 48 engraved plates, a couple foxed on margin, (16),432pp., waterstain on top corner of half-title and titlepage (only), edges uncut, 4to., recent half leather and papered boards.39 historical, architectural and archaeological articles, an appendix of summaries of other submissions, and an index.

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BOOKS on CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA (3). WHYMPER,

Lot 1108: BOOKS on CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA (3). WHYMPER,

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August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

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Estimated Price: AUD300 - AUD450

Description: BOOKS on CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA (3). WHYMPER, Edward. Travels Amongst the Great Andes of the Equator. London, John Murray, 1892. First English edition. 20 wood-engraved plates including frontis., 4 maps (2 folding, 1 in pocket at back), numerous illustrations in text, xxiv,456pp., foxing on half-title and otherwise clean. Large 8vo. Publisher's cloth gilt with a couple of flecks, corners rubbed. Without the Supplementary Appendix, published 1891, containing natural history and entomology notes; SQUIER, E.G. Nicaragua; Its People, Scenery, Monuments, and the Proposed Interoceanic Canal. (2 vols)New York, D.Appleton & Co., 1852. Two volumes. First edition.Vol.1 - Folding tinted litho frontis, 5 tinted litho plates, 1colour litho plate, 7 wood engraved plates, 2 maps (1 folding), xxii,(2),424pp. Vol.2 - Colour litho frontis., 2 colour litho plates, 9 tinted litho plates, 3 wood engraved plates, 2 maps (1 large folding, incorporating several smaller maps), (ii),iv,3-452pp. Both volumes with numerous wood engraved illustrations in text. Publisher's blindstamped gilt titled brown cloth, spines a little discoloured. Many pages with an old small library blindstamp near top right corner. Most plates with a similar pale ink stamp on blank versos. In spite of the blindstamps, which are not too intrusive, quite a decent copy; HEAD, Captain F.B. [later Sir Francis Bond Head]. Rough Notes Taken During Some Rapid Journeys Across the Pampas and Among the Andes. Second Edition.London, John Murray, 1826. xi,(1),309.(3)pp., 8vo., contemporary polished calf with a some small scuffs mostly on spine.Front hinge cracked but cover very firmly attached. Internally excellent.

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BOOKS on ITALIAN RENAISSANCE ART (2). BERENSON,

Lot 1120: BOOKS on ITALIAN RENAISSANCE ART (2). BERENSON,

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August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

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Estimated Price: AUD150 - AUD200

Description: BOOKS on ITALIAN RENAISSANCE ART (2). BERENSON, Bernard. Italian Pictures of the Renaissance. A List of the Principal Artists and their Works, with an index of places. Venetian School. In Two Volumes.London, Phaidon, 1957. Colour frontis. to both volumes, 1334 b/w plates, and 206,58pp., 4to., publisher's cloth. An excellent crisp set without dustwrappers; FREMANTLE, Richard. Florentine Gothic Painters. From Giotto to Masaccio. A Guide to Painting in and near Florence 1300 to 1450.London, Secker and Warburg, 1975. Colour frontis, 1335 illustrations, maps, 665pp., large square 4to., cloth, dustwrapper with slight fraying at spine top. Inner hinges strengthened.

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BOOKS on AFRICAN & ASIAN TRAVELS (4). TROUP,

Lot 1124: BOOKS on AFRICAN & ASIAN TRAVELS (4). TROUP,

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Estimated Price: AUD350 - AUD500

Description: BOOKS on AFRICAN & ASIAN TRAVELS (4). TROUP, J.Rose. With Stanley's Rear Column. Second Edition.London, Chapman and Hall, 1890. Folding map [short closed tear at hinge, no loss], 14 plates, (12),361,(1)pp., neat contemporary signature on titlepage, 40pp. Publisher's adverts, 8vo., recent rebind in 1/2 black morocco, spine gilt in panels, marbled boards. An excellent copy; WOLFF, Rev. Joseph. Narrative of a Mission to Bokhara in the years 1843-1845 to ascertain the fate of Colonel Stoddart and Captain Conolly. Fifth Edition.Edinburgh, William Blackwood, 1848.xxv,(1),429,(1)pp., edges untrimmed, 8vo., publisher's blind-stamped grey cloth. An autograph note by Wolff, SIGNED and dated June 28, 1848, is tipped to front flyleaf. A very good copy. The conclusion of a typically gruesome episode in 19c. Central Asian imperial politics, the 'great game'; COOPER, Joseph. The Lost Continent, or, Slavery and the Slave Trade in Africa, 1875. With observations on the Asiatic Slave-trade, carried on under the name of the labour traffic, and some other subjects. London, Longmans, Green & co., 1875. Large folding map, viii,138pp.,(10)pp.adverts., old library bookplate on front pastedown, no other markings, 8vo., publisher's green cloth gilt. A small scuff on the spine touching the title but a very good clean copy; ALLDRIDGE, T.J. The Sherbro and its Hinterland. London, Macmillan and Co., 1901. Portrait frontispiece, 77 photo illustrations, folding map, very large folding map in pocket at end, large 8vo., cloth with gilt vignette. A fine copy. First edition. An account of the British colony of Sierra Leone.

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BOOKS on TRANSCAUCASIA, RUSSIA & GEORGIA. (4).

Lot 1132: BOOKS on TRANSCAUCASIA, RUSSIA & GEORGIA. (4).

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August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

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Estimated Price: AUD400 - AUD600

Description: BOOKS on TRANSCAUCASIA, RUSSIA & GEORGIA. (4). HAXTHAUSEN, Baron Von. Transcaucasia. Sketches of the Nations and Races between the Black Sea and the Caspian. With Illustrations by Graeb.London, Chapman and Hall, 1854. First edition.8 colour plates, foxed, in 'Leighton's Process', folding map,xxiii,448pp., 8vo., publisher's blind-stamped cloth, spine a little faded and spotted with a tiny chip on rear spine hinge. Abbey 'Travel..' 356.The plates printed by Leighton Brothers are similar to chromolithographs. For a description of the process see the entry in Abbey. The foxing on the plates has offset slightly on to the adjacent pages, otherwise a very good, crisp copy; OLIPHANT, Laurence.The Russian Shores of the Black Sea in the Autumn of 1852. With a Voyage down the Volga, and a tour through the country of the Don Cossacks. Second Edition - Revised and Enlarged.Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood, 1853.Tinted litho frontispiece, 2 maps (one folding), wood-engraved vignettes in text, (16),380pp., 16pp. adverts., 8vo., publisher's blind-stamped cloth with gilt vignette on front board. The frontis. has a pale dampstain on the lower corner, just touching image, and the fore-edge of the folding map isreinforced with conservation tissue. Otherwise a very clean copy; RAVENSTEIN, E.G.The Russians on the Amur; Its Discovery, Conquest, and Colonisation, with a description of the country, its inhabitants, productions, and commercial capabilities; and personal accounts of Russian travellers.London, Trubner and Co., 1861.4 tinted litho plates including frontis., 3 maps, one folding, 58 wood-engraved illustrations in text, 4pp. publisher's adverts before half-title,xx,467,(1)pp., edges uncut, some browning and discolouration of inferior paper stock throughout, with intermittent foxing, 8vo., recent 1/2 calf and marbled boards to style. Very uncommon; ALLEN, W.E.D. A History of the Georgian People, from the Beginning Down to the Russian Conquest in the Nineteenth Century.London, Kegan Paul..., 1932.31 plates, illustrations in text, 2 maps in text, 3 large folding maps, xxiv,429pp., partly unopened, large 8vo., cloth, dustwrapper a bit marked. A very good copy.

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BOOKS SIAM, JAVA & CHINA (3). De CHOISY, l'Abbe.

Lot 1148: BOOKS SIAM, JAVA & CHINA (3). De CHOISY, l'Abbe.

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Estimated Price: AUD250 - AUD350

Description: BOOKS SIAM, JAVA & CHINA (3). De CHOISY, l'Abbe. Journal du Voyage de Siam. Fait en 1685 & 1686. Precede d'une etude par Maurice Garcon sur le Siam et Choisy.Paris, Duchartre & Van Buggenhoudt, 1930.16 plates, (46),296,(4)pp., edges untrimmed, square 8vo., recently bound in marbled boards, morocco spine, vellum tips. A attractive copy; RAFFLES, Thomas Stamford. The History of Java. Kuala Lumpur, Oxford University Press, 1965. A facsimile of the first edition of 1817. Two volumes. 66 plates, 10 in colour, vignettes, large folding map, [10], xlviii,479 & viii,288,cclx pp., 4to., blue cloth, original clear mylar dustwrappers, 2 vols. together in publisher's slipcase labelled on spine. The top and bottom spine joints of the slipcase are cracked, otherwise the set is in fine condition. An excellent facsimile; BOXER, C.R. (Editor). South China in the Sixteenth Century: Being the Narratives of Galeote Pereira, Fr Gaspar da Cruz OP, Fr Martin de Rada OESA (1550-1575) London, Hakluyt Society, 1953. Second Series , No.CVI.12 plates and illustrations, 8 maps (3 folding), xci,388pp., appendix, bibliography, glossary, 8vo. publisher's blue cloth.

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BOOK on EGYPT. WALSH, Thomas. Journal of the late

Lot 1151: BOOK on EGYPT. WALSH, Thomas. Journal of the late

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August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

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Estimated Price: AUD400 - AUD600

Description: BOOK on EGYPT. WALSH, Thomas. Journal of the late Campaign in Egypt: including descriptions of that country, and of Gibraltar, Minorca, Malta, Marmorice, and Macri: with an Appendix containing Official Papers and Documents. London, Printed by Luke Hansard, for T.Cadell, Jun., and W.Davies, 1803. 42 plates, some with two numbers, as listed below, viii, 18pp.list of subscribers, 1 leaf directions to binder, 261,(7),145pp., occasional very light browning or offsetting, 4to., contemporary full mottled calf with some minor marking, spine gilt in panels with black title label. Both external hinges just cracking but the boards very firmly attached. A very good copy. Plates are numbered to 49 and with one unnumbered, and are as follows - 6 handcoloured aquatints of costume, 6 handcoloured plates of maps (5 folding), 9 maps, 20 engraved plates, some with two images and two numbers, (3 folding).

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BOOKS on the HIMALAYAS & TIBET (5).

Lot 1152: BOOKS on the HIMALAYAS & TIBET (5).

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August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD400 - AUD550

Description: BOOKS on the HIMALAYAS & TIBET (5). HOWARD-BURY,C.K. Mount Everest. The Reconnaissance, 1921.Sydney, Australasian Publishing Co., Ltd., London, Edward Arnold & Co, 1922. Frontispiece, 32 photo plates, 3 large folding maps, (12),356pp., edges untrimmed, owner's signature (1924) in inner margin of title page, some occasional very pale spotting, large 8vo., later 1/4 black morocco, cloth boards. A very good copy. The reconnaissance expedition to prepare for the unsuccessful expedition of 1922 and the ill-fated expedition of 1924; CONWAY, William Martin [and] McCORMICK, A. D. Climbing and Exploration in the Karakoram-Himalayas. London, T.Fisher Unwin, 1894.300 illustrations by McCormick, large folding map spotted and repaired along folds without loss, xxviii,709pp., some occasional minor signs of use, large 8vo., later 1/2 morocco, spine gilt with raised bands, marbled boards. A very good copy.Without the scarce second volume containing the scientific reports; WHITE, J.Claude. Sikhim & Bhutan. Twenty-one years on the North-East Frontier, 1887-1908. London, Edward Arnold, 1909. First edition. Portrait frontispiece of the author, 38 photo plates (6 photogravures), 2 facsimile documents (1 folding), large folding map, xix,(1),332pp., 32pp. adverts., some light spotting to early pages, old ownership signature [1912] in inner margin of title page, large 8vo., recent 1/2 calf to style, spine gilt with raised bands, marbled boards. A very good copy. The plates are fine photographs by the author himself; WADDELL, L.A. Among The Himalayas. Second Edition. Westminster, Archibald Constable & Co., 1900. Numerous illustrations by A.D.McCormick and from photographs, large folding map, xvi,452pp., 32pp. adverts., 8vo., recent 1/2 calf. spine gilt with raised bands, marbled boards. A very good copy. First published 1899.There is a faint blindstamp on the titlepage 'Presented by Archibald Constable & Co.' ; LANDON, Perceval. LHASA: An Account of the Country and People of Central Tibet and of the Progress of the Mission sent there by the English Government in the Year 1903-4. Written, with the help of all the principal Persons of the Mission, by Perceval Landon. London, Hurst and Blackett, 1905. First edition. Two volumes. Portrait frontispiece to each volume, total of 40 plates, 13 coloured and 22 good quality photogravures, 6 maps and plans, and a large folding map. (20), 414pp. & (12).426pp., a very occasional foxing spot, old [1914] ownership signature in inner margin of titlepage of each volume, large 8vo., recent binding in red morocco, spines gilt with contrasting title label, marbled boards. A very good set.

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BOOK on GEOGRAPHY. MIDDLETON, Charles Theodore. A

Lot 1158: BOOK on GEOGRAPHY. MIDDLETON, Charles Theodore. A

by Davidson Auctions

August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD550 - AUD750

Description: BOOK on GEOGRAPHY. MIDDLETON, Charles Theodore. A New and Complete System of Geography. Containing A full, accurate, authentic and interesting Account and Description of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America; ... also A Concise History of every Empire, Kingdom, State &c. ...London, Printed for J.Cooke, at Shakespeare's Head, 1777. Two volumes. First edition.100 engravings, 20 maps (7 folding) over two volumes, (all as listed at end of vol.1), xxviii, 5-546pp. and 548pp.,(12)pp.index and list of subscribers. Folio, contemporary mottled calf, corners worn and some scuffing, neatly rebacked to style with red and green title labels. A few of the maps have old professional repairs to edges and folds, without loss. Some of the attractive plates have some foxing or spotting, mostly marginal. Generally a decent and complete copy. An extraordinary compendium of contemporary knowledge, including notices of recent discoveries in the Pacific and Australia.

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BOOKS on TRAVELS IN ASIA (3). WILLS, C.J. Behind

Lot 1171: BOOKS on TRAVELS IN ASIA (3). WILLS, C.J. Behind

by Davidson Auctions

August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD150 - AUD200

Description: BOOKS on TRAVELS IN ASIA (3). WILLS, C.J. Behind an Eastern Veil. A Plain Tale of events occurring in the experience of a lady who had a unique opportunity of observing the inner life of ladies of the upper class in Persia. London, Blackwood, 1894. Only edition ?viii,376pp., some slight spotting to endpapers, marbled endpapers and edges, 8vo., contemporary 1/2 green calf and marbled boards, spine gilt with raised bands and contrasting label. Some very minor rubbing. An excellent copy of an uncommon book; PALGRAVE, William Gifford. Personal Narrative of a year's Journey through Central and Eastern Arabia (1862-63). New Edition, in One Volume.London, Macmillan, 1868.Large folding map of Arabia, coloured in outline, 4 folding plans, (8),421pp., leaf of adverts., inner hinges neatly strengthened, 8vo., publisher's green cloth with gilt vignette on front board, slightly rubbed and flecked, but a decent copy. A shorter, revised version of the author's 'Narrative of a Year's Journey Through Central and Eastern Arabia (1862-63); WOOD, Captain John. A Journey to the source of the river Oxus. New edition, edited by his son. With an essay on the Geography of the Valley of the Oxus, by Henry Yule. [Facsimile reprint] Farnborough, Gregg international, 1971. [London, John Murray, 1872.] Frontis., 2 folding maps, xci,(3),280pp., 8vo., red cloth, gilt titled. A very good copy.

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BOOKS on AFGHANISTAN (4). LANSDELL, Henry. Through

Lot 1172: BOOKS on AFGHANISTAN (4). LANSDELL, Henry. Through

by Davidson Auctions

August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD450 - AUD650

Description: BOOKS on AFGHANISTAN (4). LANSDELL, Henry. Through Central Asia. With a Map and Appendix on the diplomacy and delimitation of the Russo-Afghan frontier. London, Sampson Low, 1887. First edition. Large folding coloured map mounted on linen as frontis., 74 wood-engraved illustrations, (20),668pp., marbled endpapers and edges, 8vo., contemporary 1/2 brown morocco somewhat rubbed and marked, now stabilised with conservation leather dressing, gilt spine with raised bands, cloth boards. Gilt crest of a parliamentary library at spine base and on front board. No other markings external or internal. Excellent internally; LE MESSURIER, Major. Kandahar in 1879 ; Being the Diary of Major Le Messurier, R.E. Reprinted, with Corrections and Additions, from the Royal Engineers' Journal.London, W.H.Allen, 1880.a few text diagrams, iv,282,(1)pp., blank endpapers spotted, marbled endpapers and edges, small 8vo., contemporary 1/2 red morocco, gilt spine with raised bands, cloth boards. Gilt crest of a parliamentary library at spine base and on front board. No other markings external or internal. A nice copy. Rare; BELLEW, Surgeon-Major H.W. The Races of Afghanistan. Being a brief account of the principal nations inhabiting that country.Calcutta, Thacker Spink, 1880 124pp., 38pp. adverts, small wax spot affecting pp.37-44, publisher's cloth with gilt vignette on front board, 1 inch split at lower front joint, boards slightly marked; HAMILTON, Angus. Afghanistan. London, Heinemann, 1906.Large folding map of Afghanistan, about 145 photographic plates and illustrations, xxi,562pp., untrimmed and partly unopened, occasional very pale light foxing, large thick 8vo., publisher's red cloth with a little light flecking and spine slightly faded, but generally a decent copy.

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BOOK on BORNEO & PIRATES. KEPPEL, Henry. The

Lot 1193: BOOK on BORNEO & PIRATES. KEPPEL, Henry. The

by Davidson Auctions

August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD180 - AUD250

Description: BOOK on BORNEO & PIRATES. KEPPEL, Henry. The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S.Dido for the Suppression of Piracy : With extracts from the journal of James Brooke, Esq. of Sarawak. Second Edition.London, Chapman and Hall, 1846. Two volumes.11 tinted litho plates, 6 folding maps, folding table, xiv,338,xxviii & viii,237,(3),cx pp., 24pp.adverts,edges untrimmed, 8vo., recent 1/2 black calf and pebble cloth boards, red title labels, marbled endpapers. One of the plates and a couple of the maps with some minor spotting. A very good copy.This second edition, published the same year as the first, has been revised and contains a few additions.

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Qty Early Bound BOOKS. Incl. Begweifer Durch Die

Lot 1258: Qty Early Bound BOOKS. Incl. Begweifer Durch Die

by Davidson Auctions

August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD80 - AUD150

Description: Qty Early Bound BOOKS. Incl. Begweifer Durch Die Oegend Um, Eilfen. Pub. Germany 1817 (geological with petrological map); Ladies Pocket Magazine 1831; Wit & Mirth or Pills to Purge Melancholy, Pearson, London 1719; & Discoursi Istruttivi, Agostino da Fusignano, Venice 1778. Losses & damage to most.

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Qty JAPANESE ART BOOKS. Incl. Kuniyoshi, Clarke,

Lot 1259: Qty JAPANESE ART BOOKS. Incl. Kuniyoshi, Clarke,

by Davidson Auctions

August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD150 - AUD250

Description: Qty JAPANESE ART BOOKS. Incl. Kuniyoshi, Clarke, Royal Academy of Arts, 2009; Frank Lloyd Wright Collection of Surimono, Mirviss, Weatherhill, 1995; & Isles of Gold - Antique Maps of Japan, Cortazzi Weatherhill 1983.

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Qty BIBLIOGRAPHIES. Incl. Mortons Medical

Lot 1278: Qty BIBLIOGRAPHIES. Incl. Mortons Medical

by Davidson Auctions

August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD100 - AUD200

Description: Qty BIBLIOGRAPHIES. Incl. Mortons Medical Bibliography, Norman, Scolar Press, 1993; Maps & Map Makers, Tooley, Batsford 1972; Six-Guns & Saddle Leather, Adams, Dover 1998; & Bibliography of Printing, Bigmore, Holland Press, 1978.

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2002S Proof Jeff 5c Graded PR70

Lot 287: 2002S Proof Jeff 5c Graded PR70

by Western Asset Reserve

August 2, 2014

Henderson, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $75 - $150

Description: Excellent; grade appears accurate; $75

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Maps : Four hand coloured prints of comprising

Lot 1100: Maps : Four hand coloured prints of comprising

by Dickins Auctioneers

August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM GMT

Middle Claydon, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £40 - £60

Description: Maps : Four hand coloured prints of comprising Stralsund , Germany ( entitled : ' Prospect , Grundris und Gegent der Konigl. Schwed. Vetstung Straslund , wie solche den 15 July Ao 1775 von den Nordischen Hohen Allyrten ist belagert worden ' ) , Engraver Daniel Heer . Switzerland ( entitled : ' Tabvla Generalis Sabavdiae . ' ) Bears scale lower left and engraver's name Joannes Blaeu. Southern Europe ( entitled ' Mappa Geographiae Naturalis Sive Tabella Synoptica . ' ) Bears key lower right and engraver's name Matth. Seuttero . North America ( entitled ' L'Amerique Septentrionale . ' ) Bears scale upper right and Engraver's name Pierre Mortier . Aperture of each 13" x 16 1/2" (4)

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BEV DOOLITTLE - THE ARRIVAL

Lot 45W: BEV DOOLITTLE - THE ARRIVAL

by Artistic Holdings Company

August 2, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $660 - $825

Description: Bev Doolittle - The Arrival - Hand Signed - Limited Edition Print - - Image Size: 35"w X 6"h. Limited Edition Of: 2500?."the First Sight Of Buffalo Ignites Excitement Within A Party Of Scouts. The Lives Of These Men And These Animals Are Entwined Together On The Vast Map Of The Great Plains. The Arrival Of The Buffalo Will Herald Many Celebrations. The Creator Has Bestowed An Answer To The Tribe?s Prayers With A Gift Of Rain And Endless Herds. "a Season Of Provisioning Begins, As The Resourceful Natives Prepare To Utilize Every Part Of The Bison For Clothing, Shelter, Tools, Weapons And Food. A Continuance Of Harmony And Thanksgiving Will Propel The Tribe For Another Year. Or, Is There A Storm-warning On The Horizon?" - Bev Doolittle It Seems That With Every Artist There Are Works That Manage To Make It Into Private Collections Before They Are Properly Documented. Some Of These Can, In Hindsight, Be Rather Important Ones. They Are Known To Exist, But Their Whereabouts Are A Mystery. As Is Often The Case, In Time, They Somehow, Some Way, Some Day Reappear. Bev Painted "the Arrival" In 1977 And Sold It Through The Carson Gallery In Denver, Colorado, Her Originals' Distributor At That Time. The Work?s Trail Ended There. Long Thought Lost, The Painting Was Recently Rediscovered! In The Thirty-year Period Since Its Rendering, Bev Has Produced Fifty Fine Art Editions, As Well As Seven Books And Folios Of Collected Works, All Published By The Workshop. Until Now, "the Arrival" Remained Elusive. Available In Print For The Very First Time, It Is One Of The Earliest Works Featuring The Rendering Style For Which Bev Become Renowned. Storytelling Is A Hallmark Of Nearly All Of Her Compositions. Both Are In Service Of The Eponymous ?doolittle Narrative? Which Has Shaped The Artist?s Reputation. Storytelling Through Design Is The Hallmark Of Any Bev Doolittle Work And "the Arrival" Is No Exception. There Is No Escaping The Implication Of A ?storm On The Horizon.? Those Dark Clouds Immediately Bring To Mind The Native American Experience In North America. This Is Storytelling Through Design At Its Finest. "the Arrival" Will Be Reproduced With An Eye Towards Tradition But With The Most Up-to-date Technology. This Fine Art Giclée Will Be Created On The Highest Quality Fine Art Textured Paper. Deckled Edges Allow For Either A Traditional Or Floating Presentation Of The Framed Image.

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SCOTT GUSTAFSON - SANTA AT THE NORTH POLE

Lot 79W: SCOTT GUSTAFSON - SANTA AT THE NORTH POLE

by Artistic Holdings Company

August 2, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $480 - $600

Description: Scott Gustafson - Santa At The North Pole - Open Edition Canvas Image Size: 24"w X 15"h.?.the Most Exhilarating Night Of The Year Has Arrived And The North Pole Buzzes With Activity. The Reindeer Are Harnessed, The Sleigh Is Almost Loaded And Mrs. Claus Brings Out A Last Minute Snack For Santa. Perhaps A Savory Meal Is Packed In Her Basket For Him To Eat Later, Much Later, Since Tonight Children Throughout The World Await His Arrival. Gustafson?s Quintessential Santa Checks The Stars As His Lead Elf Consults The Map. It?s Almost Time To Depart! The Creation Of This Painting Was A Family Affair: Scott?s In-laws Modeled For Santa And Mrs. Claus And His Wife?s Sister And Her Children Were Immortalized As The Various Elves. If You Call Your Workshop Fine Art Dealer To Reserve This Heartwarming Edition We Think That You?ll Hear The Sleigh Bells On Christmas Eve!

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ERTE SIGNED WATCH

Lot 96T: ERTE SIGNED WATCH "SALOME" FACE WITH GOLD AND BLACK STONE BAND

by Artistic Holdings Company

August 2, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $270 - $480

Description: This Elegant Wrist Watch Is From The Erte Collection. From An Original Design By The "father Of Art Deco", This Watch Is A Unique And Special Erte' Design. Erte', Whose Full Name Was Romain De Tirtoff, Designed His Watch Collection As One Of His Last Achievements, Before His Death In 1990, At The Age Of 97. This Watch Features Erte's Design Of "salome" On It's Face. The Band Has Links Of Black Leather Inserts Surrounded By Textured Gold Edging. There Is A Dark Black Stone At The End Of The Stem. This Particular Watch Is A Limited Edition Design. A Really Beautiful And Unique Creation By Erte'. The Erte' Signature Can Be Seen On The Band. It Is Also Embossed, In Gold, On The Black "erte'" Watch Box, . Measurements: 7/8" Across . Band Is 5/8" Wide Comes In An Erte? Limited Edition Lacquer Watch Box. Each Erte' Time Piece Has Been Produced In Limited Quantities. Each One Features A Stainless Steel Case With Five Microns 18k Gold Plating. They Are Powered By A Single Battery And A Quartz Crystal, Oscillating At 32,768/sec. It Is Accurate To Within 3 Seconds A Year! All Color Dials Are Hand Enameled To The Artist's Original Specifications. This Watch Is Authorized By Art Of Time, Under License By Sevenarts Ltd. Erte' Has Certified That This Work Has Been Executed From His Design And To His Specifications.

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ERTE SIGNED MENS WATCH

Lot 448T: ERTE SIGNED MENS WATCH "GOLD DECO" FACE WITH BLACK BAND

by Artistic Holdings Company

August 2, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $270 - $480

Description: This Stylish Mens Wrist Watch Is From The Erte Collection. From An Original Design By The "father Of Art Deco", This Watch Is A Unique And Special Erte' Design. Erte', Whose Full Name Was Romain De Tirtoff, Designed His Watch Collection As One Of His Last Achievements, Before His Death In 1990, At The Age Of 97. This Watch Features Erte's Design Of "gold Deco" On It's Face. The Band Is Black Leather. This Particular Watch Is A Limited Edition Design. A Really Beautiful And Unique Creation By Erte'. The Erte' Signature Can Be Seen On The Band And Etched On The Back Of The Watch Face. It Is Also Embossed, In Gold, On The Black "erte'" Watch Box, . Measurements: 1.5" Across . Band Is 1" Wide Comes In An Erte? Limited Edition Watch Box . Each Erte' Time Piece Has Been Produced In Limited Quantities. Each One Features A Stainless Steel Case With Five Microns 18k Gold Plating. They Are Powered By A Single Battery And A Quartz Crystal, Oscillating At 32,768/sec. It Is Accurate To Within 3 Seconds A Year! All Color Dials Are Hand Enameled To The Artist's Original Specifications. This Watch Is Authorized By Art Of Time, Under License By Sevenarts Ltd. Erte' Has Certified That This Work Has Been Executed From His Design And To His Specifications.

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CHARLES WYSOCKI - SALTY WITCH BAY

Lot 759W: CHARLES WYSOCKI - SALTY WITCH BAY

by Artistic Holdings Company

August 2, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $3,720 - $4,650

Description: Charles Wysocki - Salty Witch Bay - Museumedition Anniversary Cnv Image Size: 60"w X 24"h. Limited Edition Of: 27?.you Can Get Out Your Map And Look For "salty Witch Bay," But You Won?t Find It. It Existed Only In The Mind Of Charles Wysocki. ?this Particular Painting Was A Supreme Joy For Me To Create,? He Said. ?the Size, The Original Measures 2 Feet By 5 Feet, Was Great Fun To Compose. This Coastal Community Is Typical Of Any That Might Be Found In New England - With A Few Of My Personal Ideas Thrown In. It Is All Fantasy, Including The Name!? Fantastic Indeed! Our Anniversary Edition Is Available In Both A Glorious Museumedition? Canvas At The Size Of The Original (24" X 60") And A Traditional Fine Art Edition Size Of 14" X 36." Take In The Pleasure Of A Warm Summer Day As Shopkeepers Shuttle Their Wares And Cart Men Offer Scrumptious Delights Along The Shores And Byways. Revel In The Elegance And Whimsy Of Seaside Life In A Horse-drawn Era When The Pace Was Slower And People Took The Time To Chat And Catch Up On All The Family And Local News Of "salty Witch Bay."

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STEVE HANKS - NATURE´S BEAUTY

Lot 979W: STEVE HANKS - NATURE´S BEAUTY

by Artistic Holdings Company

August 2, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $320 - $400

Description: Steve Hanks - Nature´s Beauty - Hand Signed - Limited Edition Print - - Image Size: 15"w X 28"h. Limited Edition Of: 1650?."realism Shouldn't Be Just About Impressing People With The Technical Ability To Be Accurate. As With Any Other Art Form, When Done Well, It Can Have Deep Undercurrents Of Emotion And Meaning."

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Z.S. LIANG - YOUNG SCOUT

Lot 1677W: Z.S. LIANG - YOUNG SCOUT

by Artistic Holdings Company

August 2, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $570 - $712

Description: Z.s. Liang - Young Scout - Hand Signed - Canvas - Edition Image Size: 11"w X 14"h. Limited Edition Of: 75?.armed With Only A Lance And Carrying No Provisions Or Gear, This Plains Warrior Is Not Prepared For A Long Distance Trek But Is Ranging Out On Patrol From Either His Village Or Encampment To Reconnoiter The Surrounding Area. Does He Seek The Buffalo, An Ancestral Enemy Or Sign Of Further Encroachment Of The White Man From The East? "i Paint These People To Raise Awareness About Their Bravery And Their Troubles,? Says Z.s. Liang. He Points Out That His Rural Chinese Upbringing Was Centered On Ancient And Traditional Lifestyles Which Made It Easier For Him To Relate To The Native Americans. For Example, No Resources Were Wasted In His Home, Much Like The Plains Indians Who Used Every Part Of The Buffalo Their Lives Depended On. A Long Time U.s. Resident, Liang Has Made Himself Into A Student Of Native American Life, Both In His Personal Library And His Time In The Field With Tribes Of Today. His Devotion To Historical Details And To The Constant Improvement Of His Skills, Led Him To Horseback Riding Lessons So He Could More Accurately Understand The Movement And Musculature Of The Animal That Played Such An Important Role In The Life Of The Plains Indian.

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HER CHANCE TO DANCE BY TIM COX

Lot 1885S: HER CHANCE TO DANCE BY TIM COX

by Artistic Holdings Company

August 2, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $610 - $770

Description: Her Chance To Dance By Tim Cox - Edition Size: 1500 - Canvas - Signed & Numbered Dimensions: 18 X 24 Release Date: 3-2005 ???.as A Young Child, Tim Cox Vowed He ?was Going To Be A Cowboy Artist? When He Grew Up, And He Has Lived That Dream For 30 Years. Growing Up In A Small Farming And Ranching Community In Arizona Was A Natural Environment That Influenced Cox?s Love For Being Surrounded By Cattle And Horses And The Wide Open Spaces. While Most Of The Artist?s Time Is Spent Painting, He Rides And Works On Various Ranches Throughout The West And Also Raises Cattle And Trains Horses He Owns. Cox?s Everyday Experience With The Cowboy Life Is Reflected In The Outstanding Works That He Creates. He Combines Color, Value, Perspective, Accuracy, And Design In His Scenes Of The Daily Life Of The Cowboy. As A Perfectionist, His Attention To Detail And Hands-on Knowledge Of The Cattle And Horses He So Loves To Paint Have Earned The Artist Legends Of Admirers And Collectors Who Appreciate His Accurate Portrayals Of Western Life. Viewers Are Brought Up-close And Personal With The Animals And People Who Inhabit Cox?s World. The West Comes Alive In His Paintings. Considered One Of The Great Western Artists Of Our Time, Cox Is One Of Today?s Most Successful Painters In His Genre. Through The Years, Many Accolades Have Been Bestowed On This Very Talented Artist, And This Year Cox Was Asked To Join The Prestigious Cowboy Artists Of America; He Participated In The 2008 Exhibition. Cox Has Won Numerous Awards For His Wonderful Art. In 2008, Décor Magazine Featured Cox As One Of The 14 Most Enduring And Successful Poster Artists. In 2007, His Painting, ?good Horses And Wide Open Spaces,? Won The Express Ranches Great American Cowboy Award; At This Same Exhibit In 2004, ?along Eagle Creek? Won The Award. In 2003, The Artist Was Honored With One Of The Most Prestigious Awards In Western Art At The National Cowboy And Western Heritage Museum Exhibit. Cox?s Painting, ?on To Better Pastures,? Won The Coveted Prix De West Purchase Award. In 2001, The Artist Was Awarded The Will Rogers Western Artist Of The Year By The Academy Of Western Artists And Friends Of Western Art. Cox Is Also A Three-time Winner Of The Olaf Wieghorst Best Of Show At The Mountain Oyster Club. Tim, A Fourth Generation Arizonan, And His Wife, Suzie, Enjoy The Life That The Artist Paints On Their Ranch In New Mexico That They Call Home. Surrounded By Their Cattle And Horses, They Truly Live The Western Life That Most Of Us Can Only Dream About.

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TAKING THE OATH BY BRADLEY SCHMEHL

Lot 1971S: TAKING THE OATH BY BRADLEY SCHMEHL

by Artistic Holdings Company

August 2, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $700 - $880

Description: Taking The Oath By Bradley Schmehl - Edition Size: 195 - Canvas - Signed & Numbered Dimensions: 20 X 30 Release Date: 1-2004 ???.as An Artist Who Loves And Studies History, Bradley Schmehl Has Made It His Life?s Work To Research The Subjects For His Paintings Through Diaries, Letters, Books, Visiting Historical Sites, And Generally Immersing Himself In Any Materials Available To Him. From The Civil War To The Cowboys Of The West, Schmehl Finds His Subjects Fascinating. Talking And Exchanging Ideas And Information With Others Who Share Schmehl?s Interest In History Also Offer The Artist Opportunities To Expand His Resources. The Artist Says, ?history Is A World Which Is Past, Yet Exerts Its Influence On Us All. It Is Possible To Visit And Experience The World Of History Through The Work Of Writers, Filmmakers, Living Historians, And Artists. I Want To Help Open The Window On Our History So That More People Can Share In The View.? Schmehl?s Detailed Paintings Reflect The Many Historical Aspects He Includes In His Images. As An Avid Reader, The Artist Tries To Capture In His Mind The Events Chronicled In The Books And Other Materials He Reads. Schmehl Also Consults With Historical Experts. Armed With All The Research Available To Him, The Artist?s Goal Is Always To Paint Each Element Of An Event Or Story. From Uniforms To Weapons To Horses To Even The Time Of Day And Weather Conditions, Schmehl?s Paintings Are As Authentic As Possible. The Artist Usually Starts With A Rough Pencil Sketch, Mostly Done On Location, Then He Engages His Models To Pose As The Various Characters In The Image And Photographs Them. Once Schmehl Is Satisfied That His Concept Is Historically Accurate, He Commences Creating His Painting. Working In Oil On Canvas, The Artist Creates A Rough Under-painting. After Drying, He Over-paints The Details And Refines His Brushwork. Schmehl Describes His Technique As ?painterly Realism.? ?i Strive To Capture The True Nature Of The Light, The Color, But I Make No Effort To Disguise The Brushstrokes. Even While Attempting To Render Meticulous Detail, I Strive To Paint Boldly And Deliberately.? Schmehl Has Traveled Throughout The Country In Pursuit Of His Subject Matter. Extensive Trips To Civil War Battlefields, To Other Historical Sites, To Even Being On The Range In Texas Have Allowed The Artist To Collect And Record The Many, Many Notes, Sketches, And Library Of Materials That Contribute To Schmehl?s Fine Work. A Schmehl Painting Gives The Viewer A Unique Perspective On The Subject Matter Portrayed. As The Details In The Image Come To Life, An Appreciation Of History Is Evident. When Not On A Research Trip, Schmehl Cherishes The Time He And His Wife, Becky, Spend In Their 1885 Victorian Home With Their Two Cats. As Committed Christians, The Artist And His Wife Are Active In Their Church; Brad Plays The Guitar In The Worship Band. Come Live History Through The Eyes And Paintings Of Bradley Schmehl?it Will Be A Most Enjoyable Journey.

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LAND OF THE FREE BY TIM COX

Lot 2049S: LAND OF THE FREE BY TIM COX

by Artistic Holdings Company

August 2, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $300 - $380

Description: Land Of The Free By Tim Cox - Edition Size: 950 - Print - Signed & Numbered Dimensions: 16.5 X 24 Release Date: 4-2008 ???.as A Young Child, Tim Cox Vowed He ?was Going To Be A Cowboy Artist? When He Grew Up, And He Has Lived That Dream For 30 Years. Growing Up In A Small Farming And Ranching Community In Arizona Was A Natural Environment That Influenced Cox?s Love For Being Surrounded By Cattle And Horses And The Wide Open Spaces. While Most Of The Artist?s Time Is Spent Painting, He Rides And Works On Various Ranches Throughout The West And Also Raises Cattle And Trains Horses He Owns. Cox?s Everyday Experience With The Cowboy Life Is Reflected In The Outstanding Works That He Creates. He Combines Color, Value, Perspective, Accuracy, And Design In His Scenes Of The Daily Life Of The Cowboy. As A Perfectionist, His Attention To Detail And Hands-on Knowledge Of The Cattle And Horses He So Loves To Paint Have Earned The Artist Legends Of Admirers And Collectors Who Appreciate His Accurate Portrayals Of Western Life. Viewers Are Brought Up-close And Personal With The Animals And People Who Inhabit Cox?s World. The West Comes Alive In His Paintings. Considered One Of The Great Western Artists Of Our Time, Cox Is One Of Today?s Most Successful Painters In His Genre. Through The Years, Many Accolades Have Been Bestowed On This Very Talented Artist, And This Year Cox Was Asked To Join The Prestigious Cowboy Artists Of America; He Participated In The 2008 Exhibition. Cox Has Won Numerous Awards For His Wonderful Art. In 2008, Décor Magazine Featured Cox As One Of The 14 Most Enduring And Successful Poster Artists. In 2007, His Painting, ?good Horses And Wide Open Spaces,? Won The Express Ranches Great American Cowboy Award; At This Same Exhibit In 2004, ?along Eagle Creek? Won The Award. In 2003, The Artist Was Honored With One Of The Most Prestigious Awards In Western Art At The National Cowboy And Western Heritage Museum Exhibit. Cox?s Painting, ?on To Better Pastures,? Won The Coveted Prix De West Purchase Award. In 2001, The Artist Was Awarded The Will Rogers Western Artist Of The Year By The Academy Of Western Artists And Friends Of Western Art. Cox Is Also A Three-time Winner Of The Olaf Wieghorst Best Of Show At The Mountain Oyster Club. Tim, A Fourth Generation Arizonan, And His Wife, Suzie, Enjoy The Life That The Artist Paints On Their Ranch In New Mexico That They Call Home. Surrounded By Their Cattle And Horses, They Truly Live The Western Life That Most Of Us Can Only Dream About.

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A QUICK MAP BY DOUG HALL

Lot 2154S: A QUICK MAP BY DOUG HALL

by Artistic Holdings Company

August 2, 2014, 5:00 AM PST

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Estimated Price: $1,400 - $1,740

Description: A Quick Map By Doug Hall - Edition Size: 250 - Giclee, Signed & Numbered Dimensions: 32 X 24 Release Date: 7-2013 ???.doug Hall?s Paintings Reflect His Admiration And Respect For The Culture Of Early Eastern Woodland Native Americans. Most Influential In His Development Has Been Mentor Bob Tommey, A Master Of Color Who Resides In Carthage, Missouri. Hall Grew Up Painting In Neosho, Missouri And Now Lives In Mcdonald County Surrounded By Huckleberry State Forest. He Is An Avid Black Powder Shooter And Horseback Rider. Past Recognition Includes The George Phippen Memorial Fine Art Award, Prescott, Arizona, 2002; First Place In Oils, Sedona, Arizona, 2003; Artists' Choice And The H.e. Williams Award, Midwest Gathering Of The Artists, 2004; And Best Of Show, Stillwater, Oklahoma, 2005. Represented By Altermann Gallery

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