Auction 28.11.1997

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 28.11.1997

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BLAEU, Johannes] Cantabrigiensis Comitatus. Cambridge Shire, [Amsterdam...

BLAEU, Johannes] Cantabrigiensis Comitatus. Cambridge Shire, [Amsterdam: n.d.], hand-coloured engraved map with College coats-of-arms, Latin text on verso, 420 x 520mm

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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CARY, John. New and Correct English Atlas: being a new set of County maps...

CARY, John. New and Correct English Atlas: being a new set of County maps, London: for John Cary, 1793, 4°, engraved title and 47 engraved maps, hand-coloured in outline (occasional very light spotting), contemporary marbled calf (rebacked preserving original spine, lightly rubbed

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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CELLARIUS, Christoph. Geographia Antiqua, London: for J. F. and C...

CELLARIUS, Christoph. Geographia Antiqua, London: for J. F. and C. Rivington, 1789, 4°, 33 double-page engraved maps (occasional spotting), contemporary half calf (rubbed, joints split), "Jolliffe", armorial bookplate

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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HENNET, G. A Map of the County Palatine of Lancaster, London: James...

HENNET, G. A Map of the County Palatine of Lancaster, London: James Bingley, 1830, hand-coloured engraved map on 48 sections mounted on linen, overall dimensions 1,610 x 1,100mm., folding into contemporary calf case (lightly rubbed

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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HOLLAR, Wenceslaus. The Kingdome of England & Principality of Wales exactly...

HOLLAR, Wenceslaus. The Kingdome of England & Principality of Wales exactly described ... portable for every man's pocket, [London:] Thomas Jenner, 1644, 8°, engraved title and 6 folding engraved maps (some tears, one map cropped, title rehinged, sections of margins torn away), contemporary calf

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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LE ROUGE, Georges Louis. Les Isles de Gersay, Guernsay et Aurigny, Paris...

LE ROUGE, Georges Louis. Les Isles de Gersay, Guernsay et Aurigny, Paris: 1756, large hand-coloured engraved map, 485 x 665mm

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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STOCKDALE, John. Map of England and Wales, London: John Stockdale, 1809...

STOCKDALE, John. Map of England and Wales, London: John Stockdale, 1809, 2°, large engraved map on 20 double-page sheets (one lightly stained) [bound with] Map of Scotland , London: John Stockdale, 1806, 2°, large engraved map on 12 double-page sheets (one browned and crased), contemporary half calf

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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TAVERNIER, Melchior. Carte Generale des Royaume d' Angleterre, Escosse et...

TAVERNIER, Melchior. Carte Generale des Royaume d' Angleterre, Escosse et Irlande, [Paris:] 1640, hand-coloured engraved map (margin repaired at 2 corners), 405 x 530mm

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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ABEL, Clarke. Narrative of a Journey in the Interior of China, London...

ABEL, Clarke. Narrative of a Journey in the Interior of China, London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1818, 4°, FIRST EDITION, 4 engraved maps, 3 folding, 8 hand-coloured aquatint plates and 10 engraved plates (frontispiece and title detached, occasional spotting and staining), contemporary

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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BARBAULT, Jean. Les plus beaux Monuments de Rome ancienne, ou Recueïl des...

BARBAULT, Jean. Les plus beaux Monuments de Rome ancienne, ou Recueïl des plus beaux morceaux de l'antiquité Romaine , Rome: chez Bouchard & Gravier Libraires François, 1761, 2°, FIRST EDITION, half title, 100 plates on 64 leaves only (of 73 leaves, crude laminated repairs to title vignette and

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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BRACKENBURY, Henry. The Ashanti War, Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1874, 2...

BRACKENBURY, Henry. The Ashanti War, Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1874, 2 volumes, 8°, half titles, folding facsimile plate, lithographed maps and plans by Harry Cooper including 2 unbound as issued in pocket at end of volume II (occasional spotting and staining), contemporary red cloth gilt

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £120 - £180

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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BRETON DE LA MARTINIERE, Jean Baptiste Joseph. China: its costume, arts...

BRETON DE LA MARTINIERE, Jean Baptiste Joseph. China: its costume, arts, manufactures &c., London: J. J. Stockdale, 1813, 4 volumes, 12°, fourth edition, 72 hand-coloured engraved plates only (of 80, some plates detached, occasional staining and browning), original boards (worn). [Abbey Travel 535

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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BUTLER, Henry. South African Sketches: illustrative of the wild life of a...

BUTLER, Henry. South African Sketches: illustrative of the wild life of a hunter on the frontier of the Cape Colony, London: Ackermann, 1841, 2°, lithographed frontispiece and 32 lithographed vignettes on 15 sheets, 16 hand-coloured (occasional light staining and spotting), contemporary red half

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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CAVAZZI, Giovanni Antonio. Istorica Descrittione de' tre Regni Congo...

CAVAZZI, Giovanni Antonio. Istorica Descrittione de' tre Regni Congo, Matamba, et Angola situati nell' Etiopia Inferiore Occidentale e della Missioni Apostoliche, Milan: nelle Stampe dell' Agnelli, 1690, 4°, half title and 32 engraved plates and illustrations only (of 41, lacks frontispiece and

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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CLIVE, Robert. Sketches between the Persian Gulf & Black Sea, [London...

CLIVE, Robert. Sketches between the Persian Gulf & Black Sea, [London:] Dickinson Bros., 1852, 2°, lithographed title and 26 tinted lithographed plates on 24 sheets, one folding (most plates spotted), contemporary half morocco gilt (rubbed and dampstained, joints worn), presentation inscription from

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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DE MENDOZA, Juan Gonzalez. Dell' Historia della China, translated by...

DE MENDOZA, Juan Gonzalez. Dell' Historia della China, translated by Francesco Avanzo, Venice: Appresso Andrea Muschio, 1586, 8°, 3 folding engraved plates inserted from another work (title stained, torn with slight loss of text and repaired, occasional light staining and browning), early

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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DE MENDOZA, Juan Gonzalez. Rerum Morumque in Regno Chinensi maxime...

DE MENDOZA, Juan Gonzalez. Rerum Morumque in Regno Chinensi maxime notabilium Historia, translated by F. Joachim Brulius, Antwerp: apud Viduam & Heredes Francisci Fickaert, 1655, 2 parts bound in one, 4°, woodcut illustration on title (light worming to a few leaves at end, occasional light

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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DU HALDE, Jean Baptiste. A Description of the Empire of China and...

DU HALDE, Jean Baptiste. A Description of the Empire of China and Chinese-Tartary, together with the Kingdoms of Korea, and Tibet, London: T. Gardner, 1738-41, 2 volumes, 2°, one map and 16 plates only (? of 64), 5 plates folding, contemporary calf-backed boards (worn). Sold not subject to return

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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FARIA Y SOUSA, Manuel de. Historia del Reyno de Portugal, dividida en cinco...

FARIA Y SOUSA, Manuel de. Historia del Reyno de Portugal, dividida en cinco partes, que contienen en compendio sus poblaciones, las entradas de las naciones setentrionales en el Reyno, su descripcion antigua y moderna... , impresso en Amberes, 1730; e vende-se en Lisboa, en casa de Joan-Francisco

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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FELDBORG, Andreas Andersen. Denmark Delineated, Edinburgh: Baldwin, Cradock...

FELDBORG, Andreas Andersen. Denmark Delineated, Edinburgh: Baldwin, Cradock and Joy [and others], 1824, 8°, FIRST EDITION, half title, additional engraved title and 23 plates (occasional very light spotting), contemporary half calf gilt (rebacked preserving old spine, lightly rubbed). With Louis de

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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FILHOL, Antoine Michel. Galerie du Musée Napoléon, Paris: chez Filhol...

FILHOL, Antoine Michel. Galerie du Musée Napoléon, Paris: chez Filhol, 1804-15, 10 volumes, large 8°, 719 engraved plates only (of 720, lacks plates 192, 552 and 553 but plates 577 and 578 numbered twice, lacks engraved portrait and frontispiece), contemporary red half morocco gilt (lightly rubbed

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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FORBES, Frederick E. Dahomey and the Dahomans, London: Longman, Brown...

FORBES, Frederick E. Dahomey and the Dahomans, London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1851, 2 volumes, 8°, FIRST EDITION, 10 coloured lithographed plates and 3 wood-engraved plates (occasional light spotting), contemporary cloth (upper inner hinge of volume one broken, lightly rubbed and

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £120 - £180

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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FORBES, James. Illustrations to Oriental Memoirs ... with explanatory...

FORBES, James. Illustrations to Oriental Memoirs ... with explanatory notices, London: Richard Bentley, 1835, 4°, 80 plates only (? of 85), including 21 hand-coloured aquatints (corner of one coloured aquatint torn away with part loss of caption, occasional light mainly marginal soiling, a few

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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FRITH, Francis. Upper Egypt and Ethipioa, London: William Mackenzie, [ca...

FRITH, Francis. Upper Egypt and Ethipioa, London: William Mackenzie, [ca. 1862], 2°, 37 mounted albumen prints (title dampstained, some spotting and marginal dampstaining not affecting images), contemporary cloth gilt with red morocco label mounted on upper cover (very lightly rubbed and

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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GELL, William. Pompeiana: the Topography, Edifices and Ornaments of...

GELL, William. Pompeiana: the Topography, Edifices and Ornaments of Pompeii, London: Jennings and Chaplin, 1832, 2 volumes, 8°, engraved title, 2 frontispieces, general plan and 81 plates, 2 hand-coloured, engraved vignettes on india paper, mounted (plan torn at inner margin, a few spot marks

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £120 - £180

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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HARGRAVES, Edward Hammond. Australia and its Gold Fields, London: H...

HARGRAVES, Edward Hammond. Australia and its Gold Fields, London: H. Ingram, 1855, 8°, engraved portrait and hand-coloured folding lithographed map (very short tear), original blue cloth with Australian coat-of-arms stamped in gilt on upper cover (rebacked preserving old spine). With Samuel Sidney's

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £250 - £400

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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HELMAN, Isidore Stanislas Henri. Abrégé Historique des Principaux traits de...

HELMAN, Isidore Stanislas Henri. Abrégé Historique des Principaux traits de la vie de Confucius, Paris: chez l' auteur, [1788], 4°, engraved title and 24 engraved plates (marginal waterstaining throughout), early 19th-century half morocco gilt (rubbed and rather soiled

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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HILL, Aaron. A Full and Just Account of the Present State of the Ottoman...

HILL, Aaron. A Full and Just Account of the Present State of the Ottoman Empire, London: for the author, 1709, 2°, FIRST EDITION, engraved portrait and 6 plates (?only, of 7, worming at inner margin of portrait and first few leaves, plates and a few leaves of text browned, occasional light

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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KIRCHER, Athanasius. China Monumentis qua Sacris quà Profanis, nec non...

KIRCHER, Athanasius. China Monumentis qua Sacris quà Profanis, nec non variis Naturae & Artis Spectaculis, Amsterdam: apud Jacobum à Meurs, 1667, 2°, FIRST EDITION, engraved title, 2 folding maps and 23 plates, 9 folding, 55 engraved illustrations (lacks portrait, corner of engraved title torn away

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 28 Nov 1997

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KIRKPATRICK, William. An Account of the Kingdom of Nepaul, London: William...

KIRKPATRICK, William. An Account of the Kingdom of Nepaul, London: William Miller, 1811, 4°, half title, engraved title vignette, large folding engraved map and 14 engraved plates including one hand-coloured aquatint (occasional spotting), contemporary calf gilt (lacking upper cover, extremities

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £250 - £400

Date: 28 Nov 1997