Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs

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Date of the auction: 22.09.2021

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Opie, John Lectures on Painting. 1808. First edition, 4to, engraved plates, library stamps of the Working Men's College, contemporary red half morocco, spine gilt, rubbed; Fuseli, Henry Lectures on Painting, delivered at the Royal Academy. 1820. 4to, engraved frontispiece, contemporary red half

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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London: T. Cadell..., [1791]. Third edition, folio, 53 plates, contemporary half morocco, rubbed, title-page laid-down and lacking lower part, text and plates spotted, a few repairs to plates

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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ink and wash on paper, 60 x 127cm

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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The National Gallery / Baynard Press, 1941, lithographed poster commissioned by the British War Artists' Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Information, 102 x 76cm, a few marginal pinholes, slight marginal browning and a little chipping

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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raccolti et edillustrati da Ottavio Bertotti Scamaozzi. Vicenzia: Gionvanni Rossi, 1786, 4 [text] volumes in 2, folio, second edition, titles with engraved vignette, with volumes 3 and 4 only of the plates. Vicenza: Giovanni Rossi, 1787, 106 plates on 104 sheets; a few plates with small marginal

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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London: Isaac Ware, 1738. Folio, 4 parts in 1 volume, 3 engraved titles (of 4) and 204 plates (of 212), contemporary calf, rubbed, joints split, lacking plates 1-7 of part 1, the second engraved title-page and plate 86 in part 4, upper part of the dedication leaf torn away and lower half of

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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no date, engraving, 37.5 x 28cm, framed and glazed; Hogarth, William The Distrest Poet. London, 1740, 59.5 x 46cm, framed and glazed (2

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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Los Angeles: Lynton R. Kistler, 1948. First edition, 4to, one of 500 copies, inscribed and signed by Juliet and Man Ray to the title verso: "For Nigel - for a letter which preserves many pleasant souvenirs of Edinburgh, and the addition of a new friend. Juliet and Man Ray Paris 1956", original

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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London: J. Weale, 1852-54. First edition, 2 volumes, large folio, library & de-accession stamps to frontispiece verso & title verso, complete with engraved portrait & 122 engraved plates comprising 1-46, 48-121, and 3*, 41*, (plate 47 being incorrectly numbered 81, and no plate numbered 81 being

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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...including the details of the erection and peculiar structure of that edifice. To which is prefixed a Historical View of the Institution and Progress of Northern Light-Houses. Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Co., 1824. First edition, royal 4to, 23 engraved plates including the frontispiece

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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Paris, 1978. Folio, comprising 20 signed engravings, copy number 43 of 90, original case, some dampstaining not affecting the plates

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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1740, 89 x 63.5cm, delicately hand-coloured

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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Amsterdam: Pierre Schenk, 1708. 66.5 x 52.5cm, hand-coloured, some marginal browning

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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Paris: le Sr. Dànet, c.1700, 73 x 51.5cm, hand-coloured in outline

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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Paris, 1685, 94 x 64.5cm, hand-coloured

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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[Basel: H. Petri, 1559] 38 x 29.5cm, engraved map, slightly trimmed along upper edge, a little repaired worming with loss to one letter in title

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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[Antwerp: C. Plantin, c.1570], engraved map, 54 x 40cm, hand-coloured, a little trimmed

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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Accuratissima Totius Africae Tabula, Nuremberg, [1675], engraved map, 60 x 52cm, hand-coloured

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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Africae Tabula Nova, Basel, c.1588, 40.5 x 33cm, some repairs and light dampstaining; Ruscelli, Girolamo Africa Nuova Tavola, later impression, 30.5 x 22.5; 'Afrique', [N.p., n.d.] 17 x 11cm, hand-coloured; van der Aa, Pieter Africa volgens der alder-eerste Scheeps-Togten der Portugysen, Leiden

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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Edinburgh: Thomas Brown, 1789, dissected and mounted on 9 linen-backed folding sheets each 61 x 55cm (183 x 165cm in total), full original hand-colouring, in custom made half calf gilt slipcase

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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London: Laurie & Whittle, 1794. Small 4to, 30 hand-coloured maps, contemporary half calf, modern gift inscription to paste-down endpaper, another date in biro to flyleaf and two signatures in an early hand

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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Cary, John Cary's Traveller's Companion... London: G. & J. Cary, 1828. 8vo, 42 single-page maps and folding map of Yorkshire (with closed tear), hand-coloured in outline, contemporary calf, rebacked; Plans of various Lakes and Rivers between Lake Huron and the River Ottawa... Toronto: John Lovell

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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London: J. Cary, 1794. First edition, 4to, 78 full-page sectional maps, hand-coloured, with gazetteer and list of subscribers, contemporary calf rebacked with later spine, endpapers renewed, some offsetting, small section lacking from margin of map 25 with no loss to image

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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with a Considerable Portion of Scotland. London: G. and J. Cary, 1832. Large folio, 66 (of 67?) hand-coloured maps, contemporary black half morocco gilt, a few maps loose

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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Amsterdam, [c.1720], 70 x 51.5cm, framed and glazed (Qty: 1

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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Physikalischer Atlas. Gotha: von Justus Perthes, 1845-48. 2 volumes in one, folio, 92 (of ?93) hand-coloured engraved maps or tables, comprising Meteorolgy (15, including 5b and 5c) Hydrography (16), Geology (15), Magnetism (5), Plant geography (6), Thiere (12), Anthropology (4), Ethnology (19

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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plan in ink and watercolour showing a Mauritian plantation, 71.5 x 49.5cm

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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Orbis Veteribus Notus. London: C. Smith, 1809, hand-coloured, 50.5 x 39.5cm; Cary, John A New Map of South America. London, 1828, hand-coloured, 66 x 54cm; another copy, dated 1807; each comprising two sheets showing north and south; [Idem] A New Map of the West India Isles, 1803, hand-coloured, 65

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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Ardizzone, Edward Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain. London: Oxford University Press, 1936. First edition, folio, original paper-covered boards and illustrations by Edward Ardizzone; Brunhof, Jean de Barbar the King. London: Methuen & Co., Ltd., 1937. Second English edition, folio; [Idem

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £600 - £700

Date: 22 Sep 2021

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The Wind in the Willows. [London: Methuen & Co., n.d.] Early edition, 8vo, original green cloth gilt with Pan motif to upper cover and Mr Toad to spine, title-page lacking; Milne, A. A. Winnie-the-Pooh. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1926. Second edition, 8vo, original green cloth gilt, ownership

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 22 Sep 2021