Auction 09.02.2000

Christie's
Los Angeles

Date of the auction: 09.02.2000

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ANDERSON, George William. A New, Authentic and complete collection of...

ANDERSON, George William. A New, Authentic and complete collection of voyages round the world, undertaken and performed by royal authority. Containing a new, authentic, entertaining, instructive and complete historical account of Captain Cook's first, second, third and last voyages... London

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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ANDERSON, William (1748?-1748). [THIRD VOYAGE] -- "An Account of some...

ANDERSON, William (1748?-1748). [THIRD VOYAGE] -- "An Account of some poisonous Fish in The South Seas. In a Letter to Sir John Pringle, Bart. P.R.S., from Mr. William Anderson, late surgeon's Mate on board His Majesty's Ship the Resolution, now Surgeon of that Ship." Extract from The Transactions

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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BERENGER, Jean Pierre (1740-1807). Collection Abrégée des Voyages faits...

BERENGER, Jean Pierre (1740-1807). Collection Abrégée des Voyages faits Autour du Monde par les différentes nations de L'Europe depuis le premier jusqu'à ce jour. Paris: Lejay, 1789-90. 9 volumes, 8 o (192 x 120 mm). 9 engraved frontispieces, folding world map (some occasional spotting

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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BEVIS, John (1693-1771). [FIRST VOYAGE] -- "An observation of an Eclipse of...

BEVIS, John (1693-1771). [FIRST VOYAGE] -- "An observation of an Eclipse of the sun at the Island of New-found-land, August 5, 1776, by Mr. James Cook, with the Longitude of the Place of Observation deduced from it." Extract from The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society , vol. LVII, 1767

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,000

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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BURNEY, Capt. James (1750-1821). A Chronological History of the Discoveries...

BURNEY, Capt. James (1750-1821). A Chronological History of the Discoveries in the South Sea or Pacific Ocean . London: Printed by Luke Hansard for G. Nicol et al, 1803-1817. 5 volumes, 4 o (281 x 230 mm). 45 maps, plates and illustrations in text, many folding (tape repair to plate of New Guinea

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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BURNEY, Capt. James (1750-1821). A Chronological History of North-Eastern...

BURNEY, Capt. James (1750-1821). A Chronological History of North-Eastern Voyages of Discovery; and of the Early Eastern Navigations of the Russians . London: Printed by Luke Hansard & Sons for Payne and Foss and John Murray, 1819. 8 o (223 x 137 mm.) 2 engraved folding charts, 2 leaves of

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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COOK, James, Partly printed document signed ("Jas Cook"), aboard the...

COOK, James, Partly printed document signed ("Jas Cook"), aboard the 'Pembroke', 27 May, 1758. 1 page, large 4 o, some wear and minor paper loss at the borders, evidence of repair along center horizontal fold, Cook's signature is unaffected. Cook signs as Master of the 'Pembroke' -- the document is

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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COOK, Capt. James.] [FIRST VOYAGE] -- A Journal of a Voyage round the World...

COOK, Capt. James.] [FIRST VOYAGE] -- A Journal of a Voyage round the World in His Majesty's Ship Endeavour, in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, and 1771; Undertaken in Pursuit of Natural Knowledge of the Royal Society... London: Printed for T. Becket and P.A. De Hondt, 1771. 4 o (270 x 205 mm). Modern

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$25,000

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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COOK, Capt. James. [SECOND VOYAGE] -- Voyage dans L'Hémisphère Austral et...

COOK, Capt. James. [SECOND VOYAGE] -- Voyage dans L'Hémisphère Austral et Autour du Monde. Paris: Hôtel de Thou, 1778. 5 volumes, 4 o (258 x 195 mm.) 66 engraved plates, mostly folding. Contemporary mottled calf, richly gilt, marbled edges. A FINE, FRESH COPY. This French edition, one of two from

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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COOK, Capt. James. [SECOND VOYAGE] -- Voyage dans L'Hémisphère Austral, et...

COOK, Capt. James. [SECOND VOYAGE] -- Voyage dans L'Hémisphère Austral, et Autour du Monde . Paris: Hôtel de Thou, 1778. 5 volumes, 4 o (140 x 105 mm). 66 engraved plates, mostly folding, and folding table in volume 5. Contemporary mottled calf, spines elaborately gilt (spines rubbed). Material from

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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COOK, Capt. James]. [SECOND VOYAGE] -- Voyage dans l'Hémisphere Austal et...

COOK, Capt. James]. [SECOND VOYAGE] -- Voyage dans l'Hémisphere Austal et Autour du Monde, Fait sur les vasseaux de roi l'Aventure & la Résolution, en 1772, 1773, 1774, & 1775. Paris: Barrois, 1778. 6 volumes, 8 o (197 x 125 mm). Contemporary mottled calf, richly gilt (light wear and fading

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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COOK, Capt. James]. [SECOND VOYAGE] -- [ Cartes et Figures du Voyage dans...

COOK, Capt. James]. [SECOND VOYAGE] -- [ Cartes et Figures du Voyage dans l'Hemisphere Austral, et Autour du Monde . Paris, n.d.] 4 o (280 x 230 mm). Atlas volume containing title page to the 1774 French edition of the first voyage, 66 engraved plates from the second voyage, mostly folding

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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COOK, Capt. James. [SECOND VOYAGE] -- Atlas volume containing 63 engraved...

COOK, Capt. James. [SECOND VOYAGE] -- Atlas volume containing 63 engraved plates and charts variously on quarto and folio sheets, mostly folding, many after William Hodges from the second voyage. 2 o (515 x 350 mm). Later half brown calf. A COMPLETE SET IN FINE CONDITION OF THESE IMAGES. Sold as a

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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COOK, Capt. James. [THIRD VOYAGE] -- A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean...

COOK, Capt. James. [THIRD VOYAGE] -- A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Undertaken, by the command of His Majesty, for making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. London: Printed by H. Highs, for G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785. 3 volumes, 4 o (340 x 240 mm). 88 engraved plates, including "The Death of

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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COOK, Capt. James. [THIRD VOYAGE] -- Troisieme Voyage Abrégé du Capitaine...

COOK, Capt. James. [THIRD VOYAGE] -- Troisieme Voyage Abrégé du Capitaine Cook, dans L'Océan Pacifique. Paris: Moutard, 1785. 3 volumes, 8 o (192 x 122 mm). Engraved folding chart and engraved plate showing the death of Cook (plate of Cook lightly foxed, otherwise generally crisp). Contemporary

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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COOK, Capt. James]. [THIRD VOYAGE] -- Atlas volume to Cook's third voyage...

COOK, Capt. James]. [THIRD VOYAGE] -- Atlas volume to Cook's third voyage containing 60 (of 63) engraved plates and maps, mostly folding, after John Webber (soiling through, dampstaining, foxing, marginal tears). 2 o (538 x 395 mm). Contemporary half calf (spine lacking, split, covers detached

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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COOK, Capt. James]. [FIRST VOYAGE] -- HAWKESWORTH, John. An Account of the...

COOK, Capt. James]. [FIRST VOYAGE] -- HAWKESWORTH, John. An Account of the Voyages undertaken by the order of His Present Majesty for making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, And successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret, And Captain Cook, In the Dolphin, the

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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COOK, Capt. James. A complete set of the voyages, comprising: [FIRST...

COOK, Capt. James. A complete set of the voyages, comprising: [FIRST VOYAGE] -- HAWKESWORTH, John. An Account of the Voyages undertaken by the Order of His Present Majesty for making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, And successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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COOK, Capt. James. A complete set of the voyages in French, comprising...

COOK, Capt. James. A complete set of the voyages in French, comprising: [FIRST VOYAGE] -- Relation des Voyages Enterpris par ordre de sa Majesté Britannique . Lausanne: Hignou, 1796. 8 volumes. [SECOND VOYAGE] -- Voyage dans l'Hémisphère Austral et Autour du Monde . Lausanne: Hignou, 1796. 6 volumes

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$4,000

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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COOK, Capt. James (1728-1779). The Three Voyages of Captain James Cook...

COOK, Capt. James (1728-1779). The Three Voyages of Captain James Cook Round the World . London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1821. 7 volumes, 8 o (235 x 145 mm). 26 engraved plates, including 7 frontispieces and folding map (scattered foxing, light offsetting). Modern half tan

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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COOK, Capt. James. The Journals of Captain James Cook, Edited by J.C...

COOK, Capt. James. The Journals of Captain James Cook, Edited by J.C. Beaglehole. Cambridge: Hakluyt Society, 1955-67. 3 volumes in 4 and portfolio, 4 o (234 x 155 mm) and 2 o (390 x 255 mm). Original blue cloth, dust jackets (a few small tears, slight soiling). FIRST EDITION. Together 5 volumes

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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COOK, Capt. James]. [FIRST AND SECOND VOYAGES] -- An Abridgement of Captain...

COOK, Capt. James]. [FIRST AND SECOND VOYAGES] -- An Abridgement of Captain Cook's First and Second Voyages. London: G. Kearsley, 1789. 12 o (168 x 103 mm). Plates. Contemporary speckled calf. -- COOK. [THIRD VOYAGE] -- Captain Cook's Third and Last Voyage to the Pacific Ocean... Faithfully Abridged

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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COOK, Capt. James]. A collection of works describing Cook's voyages in...

COOK, Capt. James]. A collection of works describing Cook's voyages in French and German: CHAMPAGNAC, Jean Baptiste Joseph. Le Cook de L'Enfance et de la Jeunesse . Paris: Fruger and Brunet, 1836. 12 o (170 x 104 mm). Plates. Contemporary mottled calf, gilt (gilt faded). -- COOK, Capt. James. [THIRD

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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COOK, Capt. James]. A collection of books relating to Cook, travel and...

COOK, Capt. James]. A collection of books relating to Cook, travel and voyages, including: BAGROW, Leo. History of Cartography . 1964. -- BEAGLEHOLE, J.C. The Exploration of the Pacific . 1934 -- COX, Edward Godfrey. A Reference Guide to the Literature of Travel. 1948. 2 volumes. Reprint. -- HOLMES

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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COXE, William (1747-1828). Les Nouvelles Découvertes des Russes, entre...

COXE, William (1747-1828). Les Nouvelles Découvertes des Russes, entre l'Asie et l'Amérique . Paris: Hôtel de Thou, 1781. 4 o (250 x 190 mm.) 5 folding engraved plates (some small tears at sheet edges). Contemporary mottled calf, gilt (light wear at extremities). French translation of Coxe's English

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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COXE, William (1747-1828). Account of the Russian Discoveries Between Asia...

COXE, William (1747-1828). Account of the Russian Discoveries Between Asia and America. London: Printed by J. Nichols for T. Cadell, 1787. 8 o (210 x 127 mm). 5 engraved folding plates (some very light soiling). Contemporary tree calf, (rebacked). Third Edition, containing "A Comparative View of the

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$600 - US$900

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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DIBBLE, Sheldon (1809-1845). History and General Views of the Sandwich...

DIBBLE, Sheldon (1809-1845). History and General Views of the Sandwich Islands Mission. New York: Published by Taylor & Dodd, 1839. 12 o (192 x 115 mm). Original brown panel-stamped cloth (wear at extremities, soiling). FIRST EDITION. Chapter 1 contains an account of Cook's discovery of the islands

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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DIBBLE, Sheldon. History of the Sandwich Islands . Lahainaluna: Press of...

DIBBLE, Sheldon. History of the Sandwich Islands . Lahainaluna: Press of the Mission Seminary, 1843. 12 o (182 x 112 mm). Engraved folding chart (lacking the four plates depicting scenes of the islands, scattered light foxing, otherwise in good condition). Original decorated cloth (spine lightly

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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ELLIS, William (1728-1779). [THIRD VOYAGE] -- An Authentic Narrative of a...

ELLIS, William (1728-1779). [THIRD VOYAGE] -- An Authentic Narrative of a Voyage performed by Captain Cook and Captain Clerke, in His Majesty's Ships Reolution and Discovery, During the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780; in search of a North-West Passage Between the Continents of Asia and

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 9 Feb 2000

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ELLIS, William. [THIRD VOYAGE] -- An Authentic Narrative of a Voyage...

ELLIS, William. [THIRD VOYAGE] -- An Authentic Narrative of a Voyage Performed by Captain Cook and Captain Clerke, in His Majesty's Ships Resolution and Discovery, During the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780; in search of a North-West Passage Between the Continents of Asia and America

Lot #: 31

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 9 Feb 2000