Fine Books, Manuscripts, Atlases & Historical Photographs

Bonhams London
London, Knightsbridge

Datum der Auktion: 26.06.2019

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ARCHIMEDES

ARCHIMEDES Opera. Apollonii Pergaei conicorum libri IIII. Theodosii Sphaerica: methodo novo illustrata... per Is. Barrow, 29 folding engraved diagrams, without blanks, or the leaf with glossary of mathematical symbols before A3, plates lightly browned, one taped at fold, another with small loss

Los #: 1•

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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AUCTIONEERING - DIGHTON (ROBERT)

Auctioneering Prints: the Collection of the late W.F. "Bill" Brooks (1924-2010) AUCTIONEERING DIGHTON (ROBERT) 'The Specious Orator' [James Christie], 25 March 1794; 'A View Near Hyde Park Corner' [Edmund Tattersall], February 1802, etchings, R. Dighton--PUGIN (AUGUSTUS) after THOMAS ROWLANDSON

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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AUCTIONEERING GILLRAY (JAMES)

Auctioneering Prints: the Collection of the late W.F. "Bill" Brooks (1924-2010) AUCTIONEERING GILLRAY (JAMES) A Cognoscenti contemplating ye Beauties of ye Antique, February, 1801--DIGHTON (ROBERT) 'The Specious Orator' [James Christie], 25 March 1794, 2 copies; 'A View Near Hyde Park Corner

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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BANKING AND GOVERNMENT – EDWARD BACKWELL

BANKING AND GOVERNMENT – EDWARD BACKWELL Banking ledger kept in person by Edward Backwell, containing well over six hundred original acquittances for payments received, over forty of which are signed by him ("per me Edward Backwell"), kept in one volume and two loose gatherings, the principal volume

Los #: 4•

Schätzpreis: 100.000 £ - 150.000 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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BURY (THOMAS TALBOT)

BURY (THOMAS TALBOT) Six Coloured Views on the London and Birmingham Railway, from Drawings Made on the Line with the Sanction of the Company, Part I [all published], 6 fine hand-coloured aquatint plates by J. Harris and others after Bury, repair in lower margin of plate 6, red crushed half morocco

Los #: 5•

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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CHIVALRY - ORDER OF THE ELEPHANT

CHIVALRY - ORDER OF THE ELEPHANT BIRCHEROD (JAN) Breviarium equestre, seu de illustrissimo & inclytissimo Equestri Ordine Elephantino, engraved title vignette, 14 engraved plates (one folding), illustrations in the text, one or two leaves trimmed affecting plate border, contemporary calf, rebacked

Los #: 6•

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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CHIVALRY

CHIVALRY [SAINT-FOIX (GERMAIN-FRANCOIS POULLAIN DE)] Catalogue des chevaliers, commandeurs et officiers de L'Ordre du Saint Espirit, half-title and title printed in red and black, engraved frontispiece, head- and tail-pieces and over 900 woodcut coats of arms, contemporary calf gilt [by Bonnet

Los #: 7•

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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CHIVALRY - SPAIN, ORDER OF SANTIAGO

CHIVALRY - SPAIN, ORDER OF SANTIAGO Regla y establecimientos delia Orden y Cavalleria del glorioso Apostol Santiago, Patron de las Spanas con la historia del origen y principio deella, engraved title, plate of the Virgin triumphant and portrait of Philip IV, all by Piedro de Villafranca, woodcut

Los #: 8•

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 900 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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CHIVALRY

CHIVALRY FAVYN (ANDRE) The Theater of Honour and Knight-hood. Or, A Compendious Chronicle and Historie of the whole Christian World, 2 vol. in 1, first English edition, 12 sheets of woodcut armorials, orders & decorations (printed on recto), further armorials in the text, lacking final blank

Los #: 9•

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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CHIVALRY

CHIVALRY [ANSTIS (JOHN)] The Register Of the Most Noble Order Of The Garter, From its Cover in Black Velvet, Usually Called The Black Book, 2 vol. expanded to 3, THE AUTHOR'S ANNOTATED AND EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED COPY, with his extensive notes in the margins and on interleaved sheets in volumes 2 and 3, 2

Los #: 10•

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 900 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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COOKERY

COOKERY Eighteenth century cookery book, comprising nearly four hundred recipes, kept in a variety of what appear to be mostly mid eighteenth century hands, many recipes at the start of the book subscribed "AReede", others being attributions ("Mrs Edmondson", "Lady Marg:", "this is Mrs Fosters

Los #: 11•

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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CORN LAWS, COBDEN AND MANUFACTURING

CORN LAWS, COBDEN AND MANUFACTURING Collection of approximately 35 autograph letters written to Henry Ashworth, cotton manufacturer and founder of the Anti-Corn League, by: Richard Cobden ("Ric. Cobden"), on ways of countering the arguments of "those London papers which are the organs of Palmerston

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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CRICKET

CRICKET WISDEN (JOHN) The Cricketer's Almanack, a collection of 65 volumes, comprising nos. 30-36, 38-49, 53-65, 69-73, 76, 78-91, 95, 103, and 8 others, nos. 30 and 31 "second impression" on upper cover, nos. 30 to 48 each with a mounted photographic plate, nos. 40, 41 and 49 lacking a few pages

Los #: 13•

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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DORE (GUSTAVE)

DORE (GUSTAVE) Metal stereotype plate for 'The Death of Agag' engraving in 'La Grande Bible de Tours', by E. Goebel after Doré, steel plate mounted on wooden block, in original box, with printed illustration mounted on lid, 248 x 200mm., [c.1866 or later] Fußnoten "And Samuel said, As thy sword hath

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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DUGDALE (WILLIAM)

DUGDALE (WILLIAM) Monasticon Anglicanum. A History of the Abbies and Other Monasteries, Hospitals, Frieries, and Cathedral and Collegiate Churches, 6 vol. bound in 8, letterpress titles printed in red and black, additional engraved titles, numerous engraved plates, plans and maps (some folding

Los #: 15•

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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DUGDALE (WILLIAM)

DUGDALE (WILLIAM) The History of St. Paul's Cathedral in London, FIRST EDITION, GIFTED BY BISHOP JEREMY TAYLOR TO JAMES STALKER, engraved frontispiece portrait, title printed in red and black, engraved plates (some folding, lacks 4 plates and 12 leaves of text supplied in manuscript facsimile

Los #: 16•

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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IRELAND – WOLFE TONE, TEELING AND THE RISING OF 1798

IRELAND – WOLFE TONE, TEELING AND THE RISING OF 1798 Files of documents, kept by George Hewett, Adjutant-General of the British Army in Ireland 1791-99 and Commander-in-Chief of Ireland, 1813-16, comprising: (i) Printed proclamation headed 'Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, Union' with drop-head title

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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JEFFERSON (THOMAS)

JEFFERSON (THOMAS) Ship's passport, signed as President ("Th: Jefferson"), counter-signed by the Secretary of State James Madison ("James Madison"), for Nicholas Moran of New York, master or commander of the schooner Emeline, at present lying in the port of New York and bound for Bordeaux, with a

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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JENKINS (JOHN)

JENKINS (JOHN) The Naval Achievements of Great Britain, from the Year 1793 to 1817, engraved pictorial title, 55 hand-coloured aquatint plates by T. Sutherland, J. Jeakes and Bailey after T. Whitcombe, one uncoloured engraved plate, without the 2 portraits ("complete without them", Tooley) and the

Los #: 19•

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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LAKE DISTRICT

LAKE DISTRICT [TOWNLEY (CHARLES)] Six Views in Lithography, viz, Storrs Hall, Bay of Bowness, Holker Hall, Conishead Priory (2 views) & Furness Abbey. Published by Subscription, comprising lithographed list of subscribers on smaller sheet and 6 fine lithographed views printed by Physick & Bush after

Los #: 20•

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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LAKE DISTRICT

LAKE DISTRICT FIELDING (THEODORE HENRY) AND J. WALTON. A Picturesque Tour of the English Lakes, Containing a Description of the Most Romantic Scenery of Cumberland, Westmoreland, and Lancashire, FIRST EDITION, hand-coloured title vignette, 48 hand-coloured aquatint plates after Fielding and Walton

Los #: 21•

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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PHOTOGRAPHY - CARTES-DE-VISITE

PHOTOGRAPHY - CARTES-DE-VISITE Three good albums of photographic cartes-de-visite, approximately 454 images, almost all sitters identified (some with cut signatures pasted on mounts), loose in window-mounts, approximately 10 cabinet portraits, others standard carte-de-visite size, nineteenth century

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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PHOTOGRAPHY FENTON (ROGER)

PHOTOGRAPHY FENTON (ROGER) 'Steamer waiting for Sir C. Napier', salted paper photograph, captioned and signed by Fenton on the mount, image 142 x 200mm., [1855]--GOOD (FRANK MASON) Cedrus Libani One of the Largest Cedars on Mount Lebanon; Cedrus Libani A Group of Cedars on Mount Lebanon, albumen

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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RAILWAY PEEPSHOW

RAILWAY PEEPSHOW The First Rail-Road in Germany Between Nuremberg and Furth [title in French, German and English], hand-coloured engraving in seven sections incorporating front cover (with three peep holes) and inside rear cover in the design, bound concertina-style, front cover strengthened at

Los #: 25*

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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RUSSIA - WHITE ARMY IN EXILE

RUSSIA - WHITE ARMY IN EXILE An Ottoman Turkish register of assets, embellished with Russian army cartoons on the blank versos, the register printed in Ottoman Turkish (with sections completed in manuscript), approximately 54 CARTOONS IN WATERCOLOUR AND PENCIL captioned in Russian, the first 2

Los #: 26•

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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SMEATON (JOHN)

SMEATON (JOHN) A Narrative of the Building and a Description of the Construction of the Edystone Lighthouse with Stone, FIRST EDITION, engraved vignette on title, 23 engraved plates and plans (one folding, one plan trimmed within platemark but not affecting neatline), light toning mostly at edges, a

Los #: 27•

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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STEPHENSON (ROBERT)

STEPHENSON (ROBERT) Letter signed ("Rob: Stephenson"), to Henry Kingsford of the Canterbury & Whitstable Railway, written in pursuance of the agreement arrived at between the directors of the company and his father George Stephenson, and specifying prices for parts "on the completion of the Engine

Los #: 28*

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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VITRUVIUS POLLIO (MARCUS)

VITRUVIUS POLLIO (MARCUS) The Architecture... Translated from the Original Latin by W[illiam] Newton, 2 vol. in 1, engraved portrait frontispiece, 46 engraved plates, dampstain in upper margin of frontispiece, light spotting, modern half calf [Cicognara 736; Fowler 428; Harris 895], folio (480 x

Los #: 29•

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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AMERICA - EAST COAST

AMERICA - EAST COAST [RAMUSIO (GIOVANNI BATTISTA)] La Nuova Francia, double-page woodcut map, with numerous Native Americans hunting, fishing, etc., birds, animals, ships and fanciful sea monsters [Burden, The Mapping of North America, 25], 297 x 385mm., [Venice, 1606] Fußnoten A good clean

Los #: 30•

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 26.06.2019

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AMERICA - UNITED STATES

AMERICA - UNITED STATES COLTON (JOSEPH H.) Map of the United States of America, the British Provinces, the British Provinces, Mexico and the West Indies. Showing the Country from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean, hand-coloured engraved map, inset maps of Central America, Newfoundland, and

Los #: 31•

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 26.06.2019