Auction 07.04.2004

Christie's
London, King Street

Date of the auction: 07.04.2004 - 08.04.2004

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BLIGH, William (1754-1817). A Narrative of the Mutiny, on board His...

BLIGH, William (1754-1817). A Narrative of the Mutiny, on board His Majesty's Ship Bounty; and the subsequent voyage of part of the crew, in the ship's boat, from Tofoa, one of the Friendly Islands, to Timor, a Dutch Settlement in the East Indies . London: Printed for George Nicol, 1790. 4° (297 x

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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BLIGH, William (1754-1817). A Narrative of the Mutiny, on board His...

BLIGH, William (1754-1817). A Narrative of the Mutiny, on board His Britannic Majesty's Ship Bounty; and the Subsequent Voyage of Part of the Crew, in the Ship's Boat, From Tofua, one of the Friendly Islands, to Timor, a Dutch Settlement in the East Indies . Philadelphia: Printed by William

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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BLIGH, William (1754-1817). Voyage to the South Sea, for the purpose of...

BLIGH, William (1754-1817). Voyage to the South Sea, for the purpose of Conveying the Bread-Fruit Tree to the West Indies, in His Majesty's Ship Bounty,… including an account of the Mutiny on Boad sSaid Ship, and the Subsequent Voyage of Part of the Crew .… London: Printed for George Nicol, 1792. 4°

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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BLIGH, William (1754-1817). Voyage to the South Sea,… for the purpose of...

BLIGH, William (1754-1817). Voyage to the South Sea,… for the purpose of conveying the Bread-Fruit Tree to the West Indies, in His Majesty's Ship Bounty,… including an account of the Mutny onf Boa dthe sSaid ship, and the Subsequent Voyage of Part of the Crew ,… London: Printed for George Nicol

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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BLIGH, William]. An Account of the Mutinous Seizure of the Bounty. With the...

BLIGH, William]. An Account of the Mutinous Seizure of the Bounty. With the Succeeding Hardships of the Crew. To which is added, Secret Anecdotes of the Otaheitean Females . London: Printed for Bentley and Co., [1792]. 8° (213 x 131mm). Engraved frontispiece. Polished calf gilt by Riviere. FIRST

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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BLIGH, William (1754-1817). A Voyage to the South Sea ... for the purpose...

BLIGH, William (1754-1817). A Voyage to the South Sea ... for the purpose of conveying the Bread-fruit Tree to the West Indies, in His Majesty's Ship the Bounty ... including an account of the Mutiny on Board said Ship . Dublin: Printed by E. Fitzpatrick, 1792. 8° (203 x 130mm). Half-title, engraved

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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CHRISTIAN, Fletcher]. Letters from Mr. Fletcher Christian, containing A...

CHRISTIAN, Fletcher]. Letters from Mr. Fletcher Christian, containing A Narrative of the Transactions on board His Majesty's Ship Bounty, before and after the Mutiny, with his subsequent Voyages and Travels in South America. London: Printed for the Proprietor and Published by H.D. Symonds, 1796. 4°

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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HEYWOOD, Peter]. - TAGART, Edward. A Memoir of the Late Peter Heywood, R.N...

HEYWOOD, Peter]. - TAGART, Edward. A Memoir of the Late Peter Heywood, R.N. with extracts from His Diaries and Correspondence . London: Published by Effingham Wilson, 1832. 8° (230 x 145mm). Original beige boards backed in green cloth, printed paper label, errata slip, (spine restored). FIRST

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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SHILLIBEER, Lieut. J. A Narrative of the Briton's Voyage to Pitcairn...

SHILLIBEER, Lieut. J. A Narrative of the Briton's Voyage to Pitcairn Island; including an Interesting Sketch of the Present State of the Brazils and of Spanish South America. Third Edition. London: Printed for Law and Whittaker, 1818. 8° (229 x 147mm). 16 etched plates on 12 leaves. Uncut in

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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BLIGH, William. The Log of H.M.S. Providence 1791-1793 . Guildford: Genesis...

BLIGH, William. The Log of H.M.S. Providence 1791-1793 . Guildford: Genesis Publications, 1976. 2° (350 x 235mm). Colour frontispiece, illustrations from the original engravings, maps and early paintings. Green morocco by Zaehnsdorf, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, covers gilt-ruled, upper cover

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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ANSLIJN, N. Beschrijving der Washingtons- en Sandwich-Eilanden, et van het...

ANSLIJN, N. Beschrijving der Washingtons- en Sandwich-Eilanden, et van het Pittcairn-Eiland . Leyden: Mortier, 1834. 12° (155 x 100mm), 6 hand-coloured lithographic plates, half-title. Modern wrappers. THE VERY RARE FIRST EDITION ON HAWAII with views after Webber. Forbes 879. Together with: five

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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FRYKE, Christopher, and Christopher SCHEWITZER. A Relation of Two several...

FRYKE, Christopher, and Christopher SCHEWITZER. A Relation of Two several Voyages Made into the East-Indies,... Describing those Countries which are under the Power and Government of the Dutch. London: Printed for D. Brown et al, 1700. 8° (197 x 126mm). Modern morocco backed cloth, advertisement

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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ANON. A General Collection of Voyages and Discoveries, made by the...

ANON. A General Collection of Voyages and Discoveries, made by the Portuguese and the Spaniards, during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries… With other voyages, to the East-Indies, the West-Indies, round the world, &c. London: Published by W. Richardson, J. Bew, et al, 1789. 4° (270 x 215mm). 4

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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GLANIUS, [W.] A New Voyage to the East-Indies: containing An Account of...

GLANIUS, [W.] A New Voyage to the East-Indies: containing An Account of several of those Rich Countries, and more particularly of the Kingdome of Bantam... and likewise a faithful Narrative of the Kingdome of Siam, of the Isles of Japan and Madagascar, and of several other Parts, with such New

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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OVINGTON, J. A Voyage to Suratt, in the Year, 1689. Giving a large Account...

OVINGTON, J. A Voyage to Suratt, in the Year, 1689. Giving a large Account of that City, and its Inhabitants, and of the English Factory there... To which is added an Appendix ,... London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, 1696. 8° (195 x 115mm). 2 folding engraved plates and a folding table. Early

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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DELLON, Charles. A Voyage to the East Indies: Giving An Account of the...

DELLON, Charles. A Voyage to the East Indies: Giving An Account of the Isles of Madagascar, and Marcareigne, of Suratte, the Coast of Malabar, of Goa, Gameron, Ormus, and the Coast of Brasil... To which is Annexed an Abstract of Monsieur de Rennefort's History of the East-Indies,... [with] A

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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LEGUAT, François. Eines Frankosen und seiner Gesehrten Reisen und...

LEGUAT, François. Eines Frankosen und seiner Gesehrten Reisen und Wunderliche Begebenheiten nach zuvenen unbeivohnten Ost-Indischen Insuln... Frankfurt and Leipzig: Michael Rohrlachs, 1709. 8° (170 x 105mm). Engraved frontispiece, 3 folding maps and 28 plates of exotic fish, animals and people

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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BOUGAINVILLE, Louis Antoine de, comte. A Voyage round the World... In the...

BOUGAINVILLE, Louis Antoine de, comte. A Voyage round the World... In the Years 1766, 1767, 1768, and 1769. Translated from the French by John Reinhold Forster. London: Printed for J. Nourse and T. Davies, 1771. 4° (275 x 230mm). Folding engraved frontispiece chart and 4 further folding maps and

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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COOKE, George (1781-1834). Scenery of the East India Islands, etc. A Series...

COOKE, George (1781-1834). Scenery of the East India Islands, etc. A Series of Views of the most Remarkable Localities, celebrated for Picturesque Beauty or Historical and Other Associations . London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Browne, [plates dated 1811-1813]. Oblong 2° (205 x 270 mm). 26

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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DIXON, Captain George - [BERESFORD, William]. A Voyage Round the World; but...

DIXON, Captain George - [BERESFORD, William]. A Voyage Round the World; but more particularly to the North-West Coast of America: performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788, in the King George and Queen Charlotte. Captains Portlock and Dixon. London: Published by George Goulding, 1789. 4° (310 x

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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GRANDPRE, L.M.J. de. Voyage dans l'Inde et au Bengale, fait dans les années...

GRANDPRE, L.M.J. de. Voyage dans l'Inde et au Bengale, fait dans les années 1789 et 1790. Contenant la description des îles Séchelles et de Trinquemalay,... suivi d'un Voyage fait dans la mer Rouge, ...Paris: Dentu, An IX (1801). 2 volumes, 8° (204 x 131mm). 7 hand-coloured folding engraved plates

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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BARROW, Sir John (1764-1848). A Voyage to Cochinchina, in the years 1792...

BARROW, Sir John (1764-1848). A Voyage to Cochinchina, in the years 1792 and 1793 . London: Strahan & Preston for T. Cadell and T. Davies, 1806. 4° (267 x 208mm). 19 hand-coloured aquatint plates, one folding, after S. Daniell and W. Alexander, by T. Medland, two folding engraved maps, one

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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MYERS, Capt. John. The Life, Voyages and Travels of Capt. John Myers...

MYERS, Capt. John. The Life, Voyages and Travels of Capt. John Myers, detailing his adventures during four voyages round the world; his various enterprizes on the Coast of South America, and exhibiting a most instructive description of the North-West Trade . London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, and

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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MOULTON, William. A Concise Extract, from the Sea Journal of William...

MOULTON, William. A Concise Extract, from the Sea Journal of William Moulton; written on board The Onico, in a voyage from the port of New-London in Connecticut, to Staten-Island in the South Sea; ...on the coast of South America and... in the South Sea and Pacific Ocean, in the years 1799-1804

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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WILKINSON, George. Sketches of Chinese Customs & Manners, In 1811-12, taken...

WILKINSON, George. Sketches of Chinese Customs & Manners, In 1811-12, taken on the spot;... during A Voyage to the Cape of Good Hope, Pulo Penang, China, Canton, Whampoa, and Saint Helena: with some account of The Ladrones . Bath: Printed by J. Browne, 1814. 8° (226 x 140mm). Etched frontispiece

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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PORTER, Captain David (1780-1843). Journal of a Cruise made to the Pacific...

PORTER, Captain David (1780-1843). Journal of a Cruise made to the Pacific Ocean... in the United States Frigate Essex in the years 1812, 1813, and 1814. Second Edition. To which is now added,... the capture of the Essex; the fate of the party left at Madison's Island . New York: Wiley & Halsted

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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MORRELL, Benjamin. A Narrative of Four Voyages, to the South Sea, North and...

MORRELL, Benjamin. A Narrative of Four Voyages, to the South Sea, North and South Pacific Ocean, Chinese Sea, Ethiopic and Southern Atlantic Ocean, Indian and Antarctic Ocean... 1822 to 1831 . New York: J. & J. Harper, 1832. 8°, (223 x 145mm). Engraved portrait. Original red/brown cloth with printed

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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MICHELENA Y ROJAS, Francisco. Viajes Científicos en Todo el Mundo, desde...

MICHELENA Y ROJAS, Francisco. Viajes Científicos en Todo el Mundo, desde 1822 hasta 1842;... dedicados A la Nacion Venezolana . Madrid: I. Boix, 1843. 8° (258 x 180mm). Frontispiece portrait, folding route map, folding map of Sydney and 12 lithographic plates. (Some occasional light browning

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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BELCHER, Captain Sir Edward. Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang...

BELCHER, Captain Sir Edward. Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Samarang, during the years 1843-46; employed surveying the islands of the eastern archipelago; … with Notes on the Natural History of the Islands by Arthur Adams . London: Reeve, Benham, and Reeve, 1848. 2 volumes, 8° (243 x 155mm). 3

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004

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WILSON, W.W.]. Views in the Strait of Magellan , &c. [London:] Hydrographic...

WILSON, W.W.]. Views in the Strait of Magellan , &c. [London:] Hydrographic Office, 1845. Oblong 4° (325 x 423mm). 42 lithographic coastal or island profiles on 28 leaves, 4 double-page, preceded by cover title and 6 leaves of letterpress: 'Remarks on the Coast of Tierra del Fuego.' (Some occasional

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004