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PRESS BOOKS]. GILBERT, William. On the Magnet, Magnetick Bodies Also, and On the Great Magnet the Earth, a New Physiology, Demonstrated by Many Arguments and Experiments . London: The Chiswick Press, 1900. - Notes on the De Magnete of Dr. William Gilbert . London: Chiswick Press, 1901. 2 parts in one, 2 o. 1 folding plate, numerous figures, vignettes and woodcut initials in text. Original limp vellum. LIMITED EDITION, one of 250 copies. -- BLIGH, William. Bligh's Voyage in the Resource from Coupang to Batavia . Introduction and notes by Owen Rutter. London: Golden Cockerell Press, 1937. 2 o. Wood engravings by Peter Barker Mill. Original cloth. LIMITED EDITION, number 171 of 350 copies. -- BLIGH. The Voyage of the Bounty's Launch . Introduction by Owen Rutter. London: The Golden Cockerell Press, 1934. Small 4 o. Engravings by Robert Gibbings Original cloth. LIMITED EDITION, number 64 of 300 copies. -- MEYERS, William H. Naval Sketches of the War in California Reproducing Twenty-eight Drawings Made in 1846-1847 . Descriptive text by Capt. Dudley W. Knox and introduction by Franklin D. Roosevelt. San Francisco: Printed at the Grabhorn Press for Random House, 1939. 2 o. Facsimile drawings by Meyers. Original leather-backed boards; dust wrapper. LIMITED EDITION, one of 1,000 copies. -- MEYERS. Journal of a Cruise to California and the Sandwich Islands . Edited by John Haskell Kemble. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1955. 2 o. Original leather-backed boards. LIMITED EDITION, one of 400 copies. -- MEYERS. Sketches of California and Hawaii . Introduction and notes by John Haskell Kemble. [San Francisco:] The Book Club of California, 1970. 2 o. 21 plates. Original cloth. LIMITED EDITION, one of 450 copies. -- FLINDER, Matthew. Narrative of his Voyage in the Schooner Francis: 1798 . London: Gold Cockerell Press, 1946. Small 2 o. Engravings by John Buckland Wright Original cloth. LIMITED EDITION, number 698 of 750 copies. -- DAMPER, William. Voyages and Discoveries . Introduction and notes by Clennell Wilkinson. London: The Argonaut Press, 1931. 4 o. Original cloth. LIMITED EDITION, one of 975 copies. This copy is out-of-series. -- JANE, Cecil, Translator. A Spanish Voyage to Vancouver and the North-West Coast of America . London: The Argonaut Press, 1930. 4 o. Folding map and illustrations. Original quarter vellum. LIMITED EDITION, number 360 of 525 copies. -- HUSSEY, John A., Editor. The Voyage of the Racoon. A 'Secret' Journal of a Visit to Oregon, California and Hawaii, 1813-1814. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1958. Small 2 o. Original leather-backed boards. -- WINSHIP, George Parker Editor and translator. The Journey of Francisco Vasquez de Coronado 1540-/1542 . San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1933. 4 o. Original cloth. LIMITED EDITION, one of 550 copies. -- ROBERTSON, John W. Francis Drake & Other Early Explorers along the Pacific Coast . San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1927. 4 o. Frontispiece. Original vellum-backed boards. LIMITED EDITION, one of 1,000 copies. -- TEMPLE, Richard Carnac. The World Encompassed and Analogous Contemporary Documents Concerning Sir Francis Drake's Circumnavigation of the World . London: The Argonaut Press, 1926. 4 o. Original quarter-vellum. LIMITED EDITION, number 381 of 975 copies. -- SMITH, Buckingham, Translator. The Discovery of Florida, Being a True Relation of the Vicissitudes that Attended the Governor Don Hernando de Soto and some Nobles of Portugal in the Discovery of Florida . Introduction by George P. Hammond. San Francisco: Printed at the Grabhorn Press for the Book Club of California, 1946. 2 o. Original cloth-backed boards. LIMITED EDITION, one of 280 copies. -- SKELTON, R.A. and John SUMMERSON. A Description of Maps and Architectural Drawings in the Collection made by William Cecil First Baron Burghley now at Hatfield House . Oxford: The Roxburghe Club, 1971. Large 2 o. 24 facsimile plates. Original quarter morocco. -- Together 15 volumes, condition
PRESS BOOKS]. GILBERT, William. On the Magnet, Magnetick Bodies Also, and On the Great Magnet the Earth, a New Physiology, Demonstrated by Many Arguments and Experiments . London: The Chiswick Press, 1900. - Notes on the De Magnete of Dr. William Gilbert . London: Chiswick Press, 1901. 2 parts in one, 2 o. 1 folding plate, numerous figures, vignettes and woodcut initials in text. Original limp vellum. LIMITED EDITION, one of 250 copies. -- BLIGH, William. Bligh's Voyage in the Resource from Coupang to Batavia . Introduction and notes by Owen Rutter. London: Golden Cockerell Press, 1937. 2 o. Wood engravings by Peter Barker Mill. Original cloth. LIMITED EDITION, number 171 of 350 copies. -- BLIGH. The Voyage of the Bounty's Launch . Introduction by Owen Rutter. London: The Golden Cockerell Press, 1934. Small 4 o. Engravings by Robert Gibbings Original cloth. LIMITED EDITION, number 64 of 300 copies. -- MEYERS, William H. Naval Sketches of the War in California Reproducing Twenty-eight Drawings Made in 1846-1847 . Descriptive text by Capt. Dudley W. Knox and introduction by Franklin D. Roosevelt. San Francisco: Printed at the Grabhorn Press for Random House, 1939. 2 o. Facsimile drawings by Meyers. Original leather-backed boards; dust wrapper. LIMITED EDITION, one of 1,000 copies. -- MEYERS. Journal of a Cruise to California and the Sandwich Islands . Edited by John Haskell Kemble. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1955. 2 o. Original leather-backed boards. LIMITED EDITION, one of 400 copies. -- MEYERS. Sketches of California and Hawaii . Introduction and notes by John Haskell Kemble. [San Francisco:] The Book Club of California, 1970. 2 o. 21 plates. Original cloth. LIMITED EDITION, one of 450 copies. -- FLINDER, Matthew. Narrative of his Voyage in the Schooner Francis: 1798 . London: Gold Cockerell Press, 1946. Small 2 o. Engravings by John Buckland Wright Original cloth. LIMITED EDITION, number 698 of 750 copies. -- DAMPER, William. Voyages and Discoveries . Introduction and notes by Clennell Wilkinson. London: The Argonaut Press, 1931. 4 o. Original cloth. LIMITED EDITION, one of 975 copies. This copy is out-of-series. -- JANE, Cecil, Translator. A Spanish Voyage to Vancouver and the North-West Coast of America . London: The Argonaut Press, 1930. 4 o. Folding map and illustrations. Original quarter vellum. LIMITED EDITION, number 360 of 525 copies. -- HUSSEY, John A., Editor. The Voyage of the Racoon. A 'Secret' Journal of a Visit to Oregon, California and Hawaii, 1813-1814. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1958. Small 2 o. Original leather-backed boards. -- WINSHIP, George Parker Editor and translator. The Journey of Francisco Vasquez de Coronado 1540-/1542 . San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1933. 4 o. Original cloth. LIMITED EDITION, one of 550 copies. -- ROBERTSON, John W. Francis Drake & Other Early Explorers along the Pacific Coast . San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1927. 4 o. Frontispiece. Original vellum-backed boards. LIMITED EDITION, one of 1,000 copies. -- TEMPLE, Richard Carnac. The World Encompassed and Analogous Contemporary Documents Concerning Sir Francis Drake's Circumnavigation of the World . London: The Argonaut Press, 1926. 4 o. Original quarter-vellum. LIMITED EDITION, number 381 of 975 copies. -- SMITH, Buckingham, Translator. The Discovery of Florida, Being a True Relation of the Vicissitudes that Attended the Governor Don Hernando de Soto and some Nobles of Portugal in the Discovery of Florida . Introduction by George P. Hammond. San Francisco: Printed at the Grabhorn Press for the Book Club of California, 1946. 2 o. Original cloth-backed boards. LIMITED EDITION, one of 280 copies. -- SKELTON, R.A. and John SUMMERSON. A Description of Maps and Architectural Drawings in the Collection made by William Cecil First Baron Burghley now at Hatfield House . Oxford: The Roxburghe Club, 1971. Large 2 o. 24 facsimile plates. Original quarter morocco. -- Together 15 volumes, condition

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Auktionshaus: Christie's
Titel: The Frank S. Streeter Library: Important Navigation, Pacific Voyages, Cartography, Science
Auktionsdatum: 16.04.2007 - 17.04.2007
Adresse: Christie's
16-17 April 2007, New York, Rockefeller Center