Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History Including the Library of Colin and Joan Deacon

Sotheby's
London

Datum der Auktion: 15.05.2018

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ABEL. NARRATIVE OF CHINA. 1818

FIRST EDITION, 4to (273 x 204mm.), 4 engraved maps (3 folding), 18 engraved or aquatint plates (8 hand-coloured), illustrations in text, errata slip at beginning, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, minor spotting, a few plates trimmed, one folding map repaired, rebacked retaining most of

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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ACKERMANN. THE MICROCOSM OF LONDON. [1808-1810

3 volumes, 4to (339 x 274mm.), engraved dedication leaves, 104 hand-coloured aquatint plates by Bluck, Stadler and others after Thomas Rowlandson and Augustus Pugin, (text watermarked 1806-1807, plates watermarked 1806-09), contemporary diced russia, gilt panel on covers, spines in compartments

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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ADDISON. DAMASCUS AND PALMYRA. 1838, (2 VOL.)

FIRST EDITION, 2 volumes, 8vo (220 x 135mm.), 10 hand-coloured lithographed plates after drawings by William Thackeray, contemporary blue calf, gilt, lacking half-titles, minor spotting, bindings with minor wear and repairs, rebacked

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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ANSON. VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD. 1749

Fifth edition, 4to (282 x 220 mm.), dedication, 42 engraved plates, maps and plans, most folding, directions to binder at end, contemporary blindstamped panelled calf, spine in compartments gilt, cover blindstamped in panels, light spotting, minor worming at end, repairs to some leaves, some plates

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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ARAGO. NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE ROUND WORLD. 1823

FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, 2 parts in one, 4to (283 x 220mm.), folding engraved map, 25 lithographed plates, modern dark green half morocco, marbled boards, spine gilt, uncut, new endpapers, lacking half-title and a preliminary leaf (vii-viii), repairs to map, D4 and leaves of first gathering, a few

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Datum: 15.05.2018

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BACKHOUSE. EXTRACTS FROM LETTERS.1838; NARRATIVE OF A VISIT TO THE...

Extracts from the letters of James Backhouse, now engaged in a religious visit to Van Diemen's Land, and New South Wales. London: Harvey and Darton, 1837-41, third edition of part one, FIRST EDITIONS OF PARTS 2-10, 10 parts in one volume, each part with separate title, 8vo (196 x 123mm.), erratic

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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BAKER. ALBERT N'YANZA. 1866 (2 VOL.)

FIRST EDITION, 2 volumes, 8vo (214 x 131mm.), 2 maps (one folding), 15 plates (one tinted lithograph), contemporary half calf gilt, black and red morocco labels, tear to folding map, minor spotting and staining, lightly rubbed

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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BAKER. ISMAILIA. 1874, (2 VOL.)

FIRST EDITION, 2 volumes, 8vo (214 x 135mm.), portrait frontispieces, 2 coloured maps (one folding), 50 plates, contemporary half calf gilt, pebbled boards, green and red morocco labels, without advertisements, scattered spotting, folding map backed on linen, bindings very slightly rubbed

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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BARROW. TRAVELS INTO THE INTERIOR OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. 1806

2 volumes, 4to (270 x 208mm.), dedication leaf, 8 hand-coloured aquatint plates, 9 folding engraved maps, some hand-coloured, 2pp. advertisements at end of volume 2, contemporary speckled calf, gilt, 2F2 in volume 1 with marginal restoration, without half-title in volume 2, one map repaired and with

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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BARROW. TRAVELS IN CHINA. 1804

FIRST EDITION, 4to (265 x 209mm.), 8 aquatint or engraved plates (2 double-page, 5 hand-coloured), modern red half morocco gilt, by Lewis and Harris of Bath, new endpapers, frontispiece trimmed at foot, minor tears and marginal loss (3N and 3N4 slightly shorter than other leaves), occasional

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Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 900 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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BARROW. A VOYAGE TO COCHINCHINA. 1806

FIRST EDITION, 4to (266 x 210mm.), dedication, engraved map and plan (both double-page), 19 hand-coloured aquatint plates (one double-page), contemporary calf gilt, very slight offsetting, a few plates trimmed affecting imprint, neatly rebacked retaining most of original spine, corners repaired

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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BARTH. TRAVELS AND DISCOVERIES IN NORTH AND CENTRAL AFRICA. 1857

MIXED ENGLISH EDITION, 5 volumes, volume 1 second English edition, volumes 2-5 FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, 8vo (223 x 140mm.), half-titles in volumes 1, 4 and 5, advertisements dated November 1856 at end of volume 1, advertisements dated October 1857 at end of volume 5, errata leaf, 15 folding maps, 60

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Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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BEAVER. AFRICAN MEMORANDA: RELATIVE TO AN ATTEMPT TO ESTABLISH A BRITISH...

FIRST EDITION, 4to (260 x 207mm.), large folding engraved map, 2 engraved plates, contemporary calf gilt, some staining and small scattered repairs (also to map), binding lightly rubbed, recornered and rebacked retaining original spine

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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BEECHEY. PROCEEDINGS OF THE EXPEDITION TO EXPLORE THE NORTHERN COAST OF...

FIRST EDITION, 4to (265 x 207mm.), one folding engraved map, 21 engraved and aquatint plates and plans (one folding, 2 hand-coloured), contemporary red half morocco, marbled boards, pencil annotations, minor spotting, binding slightly rubbed

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Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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BEECHEY. NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE TO THE PACIFIC AND BEERING'S STRAIT, TO...

Mixed octavo edition, 2 volumes, volume 1 second edition, volume 2 first edition, 8vo (217 x 130mm.), half-title in volume 2 only, 3 engraved maps (2 folding), 23 plates, modern half calf, marbled boards, new endpapers, scattered pencil annotations, spotting and staining, some tears and creases, one

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Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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BELLASIS. VIEWS OF SAINT HELENA. 1815

FIRST EDITION, oblong folio (323 x 452mm.), dedication leaf, list of subscribers (with mounted engraving), 6 hand-coloured aquatint views (watermarks 1811) by R. Havell after Bellasis, modern red half morocco gilt, marbled boards, new endpapers, slight browning

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Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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BLIGH. VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEA. 1792

FIRST EDITION, 4to (297 x 225mm.), engraved portrait frontispiece, 7 engraved maps and plans, 5 folding, nineteenth-century half calf, spine gilt with ship tool, portrait torn, repaired and laid down, one plate backed on linen, spotting

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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BOUGAINVILLE. VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD. 1772

FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, 4to (269 x 208mm.), 5 folding engraved maps (of the world, the Magellan Straits, two of the South Pacific, and the Moluccas) and folding plate depicting a Tahitian boat, contemporary armorial calf, gilt, a few minor tears, rebacked, slightly rubbed and repaired

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Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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BOWDICH. MISSION FROM CAPE COAST CASTLE TO ASHANTEE. 1819

FIRST EDITION, 4to (270 x 210mm.), 3 engraved maps (one folding), folding facsimile announcement in English and Arabic, 7 hand-coloured aquatint plates (2 folding), 2 leaves of engraved music, modern green half morocco gilt, by Brian Frost of Bath, new endpapers, lacking half-title, folding map

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Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 900 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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BRENTON. NAVAL HISTORY OF GREAT BRITAIN. 1823, (5 VOL.)

5 volumes, 8vo (220 x 137mm.), 25 plates and portraits, 6 folding maps, 2 folding views, 2 folding tables, facsimile letter, 14pp. list of subscribers, errata and directions to the binder at end of each volume (volume 4 without errata), contemporary half calf gilt, by Birdsall and Son of

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Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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BRUCE. TRAVELS. 1790, (5 VOL.); LIFE OF BRUCE. 1818, (1 VOL.)

Bruce, James. Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile. Edinburgh: Printed by J. Ruthven for G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1790, FIRST EDITION, 5 volumes, 4to (288 x 230mm.), 55 engraved plates, 3 large folding maps, 3 engraved battle plans with accompanying text, 4 leaves of Ethiopian dialects

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Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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BULKELEY AND CUMMINS. A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEAS. 1743

FIRST EDITION, 8vo (196 x 120mm.), woodcut initials, head- and tail-pieces, contemporary calf, scattered staining, some marginal tears, loss or worming, binding restored and rebacked

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 900 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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BURCHELL. TRAVELS IN THE INTERIOR OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. 1822

FIRST EDITION, 2 volumes, 4to (264 x 208mm.), half-titles, large folding map, 20 hand-coloured engraved plates, some folding, errata, modern grey calf gilt, morocco spine labels, new endpapers, without the 'Hints on Emigration' (Abbey suggests that these were only included in some copies), plate 1

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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BURCKHARDT. TRAVELS IN NUBIA, 1819

FIRST EDITION, 4to (270 x 210mm.), half-title, etched frontispiece portrait, 3 engraved maps (2 folding), 2pp. advertisements dated 1819, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, new endpapers, minor spotting and dampstaining, folding maps either repaired or torn, rebacked retaining original spine

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Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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BURCKHARDT. TRAVELS IN SYRIA AND THE HOLY LAND. 1822

FIRST EDITION, 4to (269 x 209mm.), half-title, lithographed portrait, 6 engraved maps (2 folding), illustrations, modern half calf in period style, original pebbled boards, speckled edges, marginal repair to 2Y2, occasional browning and spotting, corners repaired

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Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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ADMIRAL BYNG. COLLECTION OF WORKS. 1756-57

A Key to the trial of Admiral Byng: Or, A brief state of facts relating to the action in the Mediterranean on the 20th of May, 1756. London: Printed for J. Wilkie, [1756], folio (325 x 208mm.), 8pp., unbound, [ESTC T27246], slight wear to edges Byng, John. The trial of the Honourable Admiral John

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 900 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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BYRON. VOYAGE OF H.M.S. BLONDE TO THE SANDWICH ISLANDS. 1826

FIRST EDITION, 4to (284 x 220mm.), 2 engraved maps, one folding, 13 aquatint and engraved plates, one folding, later half morocco, some foxing

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Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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BYRON. THE NARRATIVE OF THE HONOURABLE JOHN BYRON. 1768

Second edition, 8vo (195 x 121mm.), half-title, engraved frontispiece, contemporary speckled calf, a few small repairs, scattered staining, expertly rebacked to style

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Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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CAILLIE. TRAVELS THROUGH CENTRAL AFRICA TO TIMBUCTOO. 1830. CURRER COPY

FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, THE CURRER COPY, 2 volumes, 8vo (215 x 132mm.), half-title in volume 2 only, engraved portrait frontispiece on india paper, 2 lithographed folding maps, 5 engraved plates (one folding), contemporary calf gilt by J. Mackenzie, lacking advertisements, a few tears, some light

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 15.05.2018

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CAMDEN. BRITANNIA (GIBSON EDITION). 1695

First edition of Gibson's translation, folio (434 x 275mm.), engraved portrait of Camden by R. White, title within double ruled border, 50 engraved general and county maps (2 folding) by Robert Morden, 8 engraved plates of coins, a few illustrations in the text including one of Stonehenge

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 15.05.2018