The Adventure & Exploration Library of Steve Fossett, Part II

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Datum der Auktion: 15.03.2019

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[AMUNDSEN AND ELLSWORTH - POLAR FLIGHT].

* [AMUNDSEN AND ELLSWORTH - POLAR FLIGHT]. A group of 4 works, comprising: AMUNDSEN, Roald (1872-1928) and Lincoln ELLSWORTH (1880-1951). Our Polar Flight. The Amundsen-Ellsworth Polar Flight. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1925. 8vo. Numerous illustrations. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. -- AMUNDSEN, Roald

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Schätzpreis: 150 $ - 250 $

Datum: 15.03.2019

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[AERONAUTICS - FRENCH].

* [AERONAUTICS - FRENCH]. LA VAULX, Henry, Comte de (1870-1930). Le Triomphe de la Navigation Aérienne. Aéroplanes, Dirigeables, Spériques. Paris: Jules Tallandier, 1911. 4to. Profusely illustrated. Publisher's decorated green cloth, edges gilt. FIRST EDITION. [ With: ] LECORNU, Joseph (1864-1931

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Schätzpreis: 250 $ - 350 $

Datum: 15.03.2019

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[BALLOONING].

* [BALLOONING]. Des Ballons Aérostatiques, de la maniere de les construire, de les faire elever. Lausanne: Chez J.P. Heubach & Cie., 1784 8vo (172 x 109 mm). 4 engraved folding plates. (Some light toning.) Contemporary half olive calf, marbled boards, smooth spine with gilt balloon tooling in 4

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Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 700 $

Datum: 15.03.2019

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[BRITISH AERONAUTICS, 19th-CENTURY].

* [BRITISH AERONAUTICS, 19th-CENTURY]. HOLLAND, Robert; MONCK, Mason. Account of the Late Aeronautical Expedition from London to Weilburg. New York: Theodore Foster, 1837. Modern calf-backed marbled boards gilt. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. [ With: ] BURNABY, Frederick Gustav. A Ride Across the Channel

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Schätzpreis: 100 $ - 200 $

Datum: 15.03.2019

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DOLLFUS, Charles (1893-1981); and BOUCHÉ, Henri (1893-1970).

* DOLLFUS, Charles (1893-1981); and BOUCHÉ, Henri (1893-1970). Histoire de L'Aéronautique. Paris: L'Illustration, 1932. Folio. With 20 color plates (4 tipped to heavy paper), and 70 sepia plates. Original publisher's blue cloth gilt (gilt lettering faded). Provenance: John M. Crawford (Note

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 15.03.2019

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FAUJAS DE SAINT-FOND, Berthélmy de (1741-1819).

* FAUJAS DE SAINT-FOND, Berthélmy de (1741-1819). Description des Experiences de la Machine Aerostatique de MM. de Montgolfier, et de celles auxquelles cette decouverte a donne lieu. [ With: ] Première suite de la description des expériences aérostatiques de M.M. de Montgolfier. Paris: [Chardon for

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Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 15.03.2019

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FERRIS, Richard.

* FERRIS, Richard. How to Fly, or Conquest of the Air. The Story of Man's Endeavours to Fly and of the Inventions by Which He Has Succeeded. London: Thomas Nelson, 1910. 8vo. With frontispiece and illustrations. (Pre- and post-lims with slight spotting.) Original pictorial cloth (slight blistering

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Schätzpreis: 100 $ - 200 $

Datum: 15.03.2019

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GRIERSON, John (1898-1972).

* GRIERSON, John (1898-1972). A group of 3 works, comprising: Solo Along the Arctic Air Route. London: William Hodge & Co., 1936. 8vo. Frontispiece portrait, numerous photographic plates. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY GRIERSON on half-title: "To Chief Factor Ralph Parsons with best

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Datum: 15.03.2019

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GUYTON DE MOREAU, Louis Bernard, Baron (1737-1816).

* GUYTON DE MOREAU, Louis Bernard, Baron (1737-1816). Description de l'Aérostate l'Académie de Dijon contenant le détail des procédés, la théorie des opérations, les dessins des machines & les procés-verbaux d'expériences. Le tout extrait du compte rendu à cette Société par MM. de Morveau, Chaussier

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Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 15.03.2019

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JEFFRIES, Dr. John (1745-1819).

* JEFFRIES, Dr. John (1745-1819). A Narrative of Two Aerial Voyages of Doctor Jeffries with Mons. Blanchard; with Meteorological Observations and Remarks. The First Voyage… November, 1784, from London into Kent: The Second, on the seventh of January, 1785, from England into France. London: Printed

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Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 15.03.2019

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LINDBERGH, Charles A. (1902-1974).

* LINDBERGH, Charles A. (1902-1974). "We". New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1927. 8vo. With frontispiece portrait and plates. (A few marginal repairs.) Contemporary black morocco gilt by Brentano's (very slightly rubbed). FIRST TRADE EDITION, FIRST ISSUE. Estimate $200-300

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 15.03.2019

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LUNARDI, Vincenzo (1759-1806).

* LUNARDI, Vincenzo (1759-1806). An Account of the First Aerial Voyage in England, In a Series of Letters to his Guardian, Chevalier Gherardo Compagni. London: for the Author, and sold by J. Bell, and at Mr. Molini's, 1784. 8vo (227 x 133 mm). 2 engraved folding plates; half-title. With an

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Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 700 $

Datum: 15.03.2019

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THOMAS, Lowell (1892-1981).

* THOMAS, Lowell (1892-1981). The First World Flight. Being the Personal Narratives of Lowell Smith, Leslie Arnold, Erik Nelson, Henry Ogden, Leigh Wade, John Harding. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1925. 8vo. With double-page route map and plates. Original vellum-backed buckram (lettering-piece slightly

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 15.03.2019

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TISSANDIER, Gaston (1843-1899).

* TISSANDIER, Gaston (1843-1899). Histoire de Mes Ascensions. Précédé de simples notations s ur les ballons et la navigation aérienne. Paris: Maurice Dreyfous, 1878. 8vo (250 x 163 mm). Double-page frontispiece, one folding map, 23 engraved plates (one folding). (Minor foxing.) Publisher's red cloth

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Schätzpreis: 150 $ - 250 $

Datum: 15.03.2019

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[POLAR FLIGHT].

* [POLAR FLIGHT]. A group of 5 works, comprising: WELLMAN, Walter (1858-1934). The Aerial Age. A Thousand Miles by Airship Over the Atlantic Ocean. Airship voyages over the North Pole. New York: A.R. Keller & Co., 1911. 8vo. Numerous plates and illustrations. FIRST EDITION. -- BYRD, Richard Evelyn

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Schätzpreis: 150 $ - 250 $

Datum: 15.03.2019

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[AERONAUTICS - SIGNED OR INSCRIBED].

* [AERONAUTICS - SIGNED OR INSCRIBED]. A group of 28 works, including: DEMUYTER, Ernest. La Navigation Aerienne et les Randonnees Victorieuses du "Belgica." Bruxelles: 1936. INSCRIBED BY DEMUYTER to John Hartigan, 1938. -- FRANKE, Frank. Boundless Sky. Soaring - the real dream of flying. Munich

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 400 $

Datum: 15.03.2019

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[AERONAUTICS - BALLOONING].

* [AERONAUTICS - BALLOONING]. A group of 13 works, including: ACTON, Johnny. The Man Who Touched the Sky. London: 2002. -- DAVY, Christopher, Don CAMERON, et al. Zanussi: Transatlantic Balloon. Channel Islands: Sport Sponsorship, 1982. -- CHRISTOPHER, John. Riding the Jetstream. The Story of

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Schätzpreis: 150 $ - 250 $

Datum: 15.03.2019

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[AERONAUTICS - AVIATION I].

* [AERONAUTICS - AVIATION I]. A group of 13 works, including: LUNDBORG, Einar. The Arctic Rescue: How Nobile was Saved. New York: 1929. -- ORLEBAR, A.H. Schneider Trophy: A Personal Account of High-Speed Flying & the Winning of the Schneider Trophy. London: 1933. -- PARIJANINE, Maurice. The Krassin

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Datum: 15.03.2019

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[AERONAUTICS - AVIATION II].

* [AERONAUTICS - AVIATION II]. A group of 24 works, including: BERG, A. Scott. Lindbergh. New York: 1998. -- CAPELOTTI, P.J. By Airship to the North Pole: An Archaeology of Human Exploration. New Jersey: 1999. -- FRANKE, Frank and Helmut REICHMANN. Silence on the Wind: Barron Hilton Cup, the Largest

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 15.03.2019

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ALEXANDER, Boyd, Lieutenant (1764-1857).

* ALEXANDER, Boyd, Lieutenant (1764-1857). Boyd Alexander's Last Journey. With a Memoir by Herbert Alexander. London: Edward Arnold, 1912. 8vo. Frontispiece portrait, numerous photographic plates, 2 maps (one folding). Publisher's blue cloth gilt. FIRST EDITION, PUBLISHER'S FILE COPY, with printed

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Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 15.03.2019

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ALLEN, William (1793-1864); and THOMSON, Thomas Richard Heywood (1813-1876).

* ALLEN, William (1793-1864); and THOMSON, Thomas Richard Heywood (1813-1876). A Narrative of the Expedition sent by Her Majesty's Government to the River Niger. London: Richard Bentley, 1848. 2 volumes, 8vo. With engraved portrait, 2 folding maps, and 19 plates (one double-page). (Short separation

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Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 15.03.2019

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ANDERSSON, Charles John (1827-1867).

* ANDERSSON, Charles John (1827-1867). Lake Ngami; or, Explorations and Discoveries, during four years' wanderings in the wilds of South Western Africa. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1856. 8vo. Folding map, 16 tinted lithographic plates, numerous in-text wood engravings. Publisher's tan cloth

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Datum: 15.03.2019

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BAINES, Thomas (1822-1875).

* BAINES, Thomas (1822-1875). The Gold Regions of South Eastern Africa. London: Edward Stanford; and Cape Colony: J. W. C. Mackay, 1877. 8vo. With mounted photographic frontispiece portrait, large folding map in rear cover pocket, 3 photographic plates and folding facsimile letter from Livingstone

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Datum: 15.03.2019

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BAKER, Samuel White (1821-1893).

* BAKER, Samuel White (1821-1893). Ismailia. A Narrative of the Expedition to Central Africa for the Suppression of the Slave Trade… London: Macmillan and Co, 1874. 2 volumes, 8vo. With 2 frontispieces, 2 color-printed route maps (1 folding), and 50 wood-engraved plates. Original publisher's green

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Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 700 $

Datum: 15.03.2019

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BAKER, Samuel White, Sir (1821-1893).

* BAKER, Samuel White, Sir (1821-1893). A group of 3 works, comprising: The Albert N'yanza, Great Basin of the Nile, and Explorations of the Nile Sources. London: Macmillan, 1866. 2 volumes, 8vo. 15 plates (one tinted lithograph), 2 maps (one folding). -- BAKER, Samuel White, Sir (1821-1893) The

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Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 15.03.2019

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BARTH, Heinrich (1821-1865).

* BARTH, Heinrich (1821-1865). Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1857-59. 3 volumes, 8vo. With hand-colored folding route map, 58 full-page wood-engraved plates and other text illustrations. Original publisher's cloth. Provenance : San Francisco Museum

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Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 15.03.2019

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BEKE, Charles Tilstone (1800-1874).

* BEKE, Charles Tilstone (1800-1874). The Sources of the Nile. London: James Madden, 1860. 8vo (221 x 137 mm). 6 engraved maps (2 folding), folding diagram. Publisher's plum cloth gilt (spine very slightly sunned). Provenance: "H. W." (bookplate). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by Beke

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Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 15.03.2019

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BRUCE, James (1730-1794).

* BRUCE, James (1730-1794). Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile, in the Years 1768...1773. [Appendix]: Select Specimens of Natural History collected... Edinburgh: G. G. J. & J. Robinson, 1790. 5 volumes, 4to (294 x 227 mm). 55 engraved plates, 3 engraved folding plans, 3 engraved folding

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Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 15.03.2019

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[BURTON, Richard Francis, Sir (1821-1890)].

* [BURTON, Richard Francis, Sir (1821-1890)]. Wanderings in West Africa from Liverpool to Fernando Po. By a F. R. G. S. London: Tinsley Brothers, 1863. 2 volumes, 8vo. With folding engraved frontispiece map in volume I (separation to fold repaired verso), and wood-engraved frontispiece in volume II

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Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 15.03.2019

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BURTON, Richard Francis, Sir (1821-1890).

* BURTON, Richard Francis, Sir (1821-1890). Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo. London: Sampson Low, et al, 1876. 2 volumes, 8vo. With 2 color-printed folding maps, 4 wood-engraved plates, and 21 illustrations in text. (Tiny marginal splitting to map, pale spotting to prelims

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Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 15.03.2019