Sale 313: The Library of Noreen Curry, Part IV: Travel, Exploration, Natural History, Children's Books, Lit.

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Date of the auction: 14.07.2005

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Desert Images: An American Landscape

Title: Desert Images: An American Landscape Author: Abbey, Edward Place: New York Publisher: Chanticleer Press / Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Date: [1979] Description: Illustrated throughout with color photographs by David Muench. 16¾x10¼, full linen, spine lettered in orange; orange-lettered linen

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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Slickrock: The Canyon Country of Southeast Utah

Title: Slickrock: The Canyon Country of Southeast Utah Author: Abbey, Edward Place: San Francisco and New York Publisher: Sierra Club Date: [1971] Description: Illustrated from color photographs by Philip Hyde; color pictorial endpapers. 13½x10¼, creme-beige cloth, lettered in white, color pictorial

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$50 - US$80

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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The Hidden Canyon: A River Journey

Title: The Hidden Canyon: A River Journey Author: Abbey, Edward and John Blaustein Place: New York Publisher: Viking / Studio Date: [1977] Description: Introduction by Martin Litton. Illustrated from numerous color photographs taken by John Blaustein. (Oblong 4to) 8¾x11¾, black cloth, spine lettered

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$60 - US$90

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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Scenes in a Soldier's Life: Being a Connected Narrative of the Principal...

Title: Scenes in a Soldier's Life: Being a Connected Narrative of the Principal Military Events in Scinde, Beeloochistan, and Affghanistan, During 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, and 1843, Under Generals Lord Keane, Brooks, Sir R. Sale, Wiltshire, Pollock, Nott, England, M'Caskill, and Sir C. Napier Author

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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Lot of nine volumes

Title: Lot of nine volumes Author: ** Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Comprises: Selous. Travel and Adventure in South-East Africa. 3d Ed. London, 1893. * Selous. African Nature Notes and Reminiscences. London, 1908. * Livingstone. Missionary Travels and Researches

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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Lot of 17 volumes

Title: Lot of 17 volumes Author: ** Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Comprises: Brown. Africa: A Natural History. Dj. [1965.] * Bartlett. Nature's Paradise: Africa. Dj. 1967. * Scott. Animals in Africa. [1962.] * Myers. The Long African Day. Dj. [1974.] * Karmali

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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Lot of 33 volumes

Title: Lot of 33 volumes Author: ** Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Comprises: Huxley, Elspeth. Nellie: Letters from Africa. [1973.] * Elspeth. The Merry Hippo. 1963. * Huxley. White Man's Country. 2 vols. [1956.] * Huxley. A New Earth. 1960. * Huxley. The

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$80 - US$120

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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Some Birds and Mammals of Africa

Title: Some Birds and Mammals of Africa Author: Amuchastegui, Axel Place: London Publisher: Tryon Gallery Date: [1979] Description: Descriptive text by Hilary Hook. With 14 color plates. (Folio) 20¾x13½, quarter morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt-lettered, top edge gilt; cloth slipcase. Bound by

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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Some Birds and Mammals of North America

Title: Some Birds and Mammals of North America Author: Amuchastegui, Axel Place: London Publisher: Tryon Gallery Date: [1971] Description: Descriptive text by Les Line. With 16 color plates. (Folio) 20¾x13½, quarter morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt-lettered, top edge gilt; cloth slipcase

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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Studies of Birds and Mammals of South America...

Title: Studies of Birds and Mammals of South America... Author: Amuchastegui, Axel Place: London Publisher: Tryon Gallery in association with George Rainbird Date: [1967] Description: Illustrated with color plates plus an original lithograph color frontispiece. 12x8¾, quarter morocco and marbled

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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The Birds of British Somaliland and the Gulf of Aden...

Title: The Birds of British Somaliland and the Gulf of Aden... Author: Archer, Geoffrey Francis, Sir & Eva M. Godman Place: Edinburgh & London Publisher: Oliver and Boyd Date: 1961 Description: Volumes III & IV only (of 4). Illustrated with 2 folding maps & 14 color plates (12 of which are after

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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Lot of five volumes

Title: Lot of five volumes Author: ** Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Comprises: Les Grandes Heures de Jean Duc de Berry. Facsimile ed. Slipcase. [1971.] * Georgia O'Keeffe: One Hundred Flowers. Dj. 1987. * Ingres. Dj; slipcase. [1980.] * Morse. Dali: A Study of his

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$80 - US$120

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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Lot of five finely printed books on art and photography

Title: Lot of five finely printed books on art and photography Author: ** Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Includes: Bodat, Regina, ed. Alfred J. Jensen: December 11. 1903-April 4, 1981: A Memorial. 1981. * A Collection of Portraits: Paintings by Harry Blitzstein

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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Journal of an Expedition to the Feroe and Westman Islands and Iceland 1833

Title: Journal of an Expedition to the Feroe and Westman Islands and Iceland 1833 Author: Atkinson, George Clayton Place: Newcastle upon Tyne Publisher: Bewick-Beaufort Press Date: 1989 Description: Edited by A.V. Seaton. Illustrated with maps and color plates. 10¾x8¼, quarter leather, spine

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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Audubon's Birds of America

Title: Audubon's Birds of America Author: Peterson, Roger Tory and Virginia Marie Peterson Place: New York Publisher: Abbeville Press Date: [1981] Description: Illustrated throughout with color plates, some folding. 14¾x11¾, full leather gilt. No. 579 of 2500 copies, signed by both authors. Special

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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Lot of four titles

Title: Lot of four titles Author: Bateman, Robert Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Comprises: Natural Worlds. 1st Ed. Signed by the author. Limited leather-bound issue. Easton Press, [1996]. * The Art of Robert Bateman. Signed by the author. Gift inscription. Dj

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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The Australian Flower Paintings of Ferdinand Bauer

Title: The Australian Flower Paintings of Ferdinand Bauer Author: Stearn, William T. Place: London Publisher: Basilisk Press Date: 1976 Description: Illustrated with 25 mounted color plates. Introduction by Wilfrid Blunt. 24¾x17¼, quarter morocco and marbled boards; linen folding case with printed

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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The Wanderings of an Elephant Hunter

Title: The Wanderings of an Elephant Hunter Author: Bell, W[alter] D[alrymple] M[aitland] Place: London Publisher: Country Life Date: 1923 Description: Illustrated with frontispiece and 42 plates, many after sketches by the author. (4to) 9¾x7¼, original buckram-backed boards, gilt-letterd. First

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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An Aegean note-book: comments on a Mid-Century Odyssey in Greece

Title: An Aegean note-book: comments on a Mid-Century Odyssey in Greece Author: Beny, Roloff Place: [Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada] Publisher: [Privately printed] Date: [1950] Description: Foreword by Homer A. Thompson and Introduction by Roloff Beny, together on an 8-page laid-in text portion. With

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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Lot of eight volumes

Title: Lot of eight volumes Author: Beny, Roloff Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Comprises: Island Ceylon. Dj. Viking Press, [1970]. * A Time of Gods. Viking Press, [1962]. * Odyssey: Mirror of the Mediterranean. Dj. 1st U.S. Ed. Harper & Row, [1981]. * The Thrones

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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Lot of nine volumes

Title: Lot of nine volumes Author: Beny, Roloff Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Comprises: Menen. India. Dj. [1969.] * Thwaite. Japan in Color. Dj (piece lacking from front panel). [1967.] * To Every Thing There is a Season: Roloff Beny in Canada. Dj. [1967

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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The Besler Florilegium: Plants of the Four Seasons

Title: The Besler Florilegium: Plants of the Four Seasons Author: Besler, [Basilius] Place: New York Publisher: Harry N. Abrams Date: [1989] Description: Introduction and commentaries by Gerard Aymonin. Foreword by Pierre Gascar. Facsimile color plates. 14¾x11½, original cloth; pictorial jacket

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$80 - US$120

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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History of British Birds

Title: History of British Birds Author: Bewick, Thomas Place: Newcastle Publisher: T. Bewick & Longman and Rees Date: 1804 Description: 2 volumes. Illustrated throughout with wood engravings by Bewick. (8vo) 9x5½, full green morocco, spine gilt in compartments with red morocco lettering- and

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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Lot of 15 volumes

Title: Lot of 15 volumes Author: ** Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Comprises: Hyman. Edward Lear's Birds. NY, 1980. * Fleming. George Edward Lodge: Unpublished Bird Paintings. London, [1983]. * Lysaght. The Book of Birds. NY, [1975]. * Delacour. Waterfowl of the

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$120 - US$180

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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Tulips & Tulipmania

Title: Tulips & Tulipmania Author: Blunt, Wilfrid Jasper Walter Place: London Publisher: The Basilisk Press Date: 1977 Description: Illustrated by Rory McEwen with 16 tipped-in color plates after his paintings. Other illustrations. 11x8, quarter morocco and decorative cloth; board slipcase. Limited

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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Big Game Hunting in Central Africa

Title: Big Game Hunting in Central Africa Author: Buckley, W[illiam] Place: London Publisher: Cecil Palmer Date: [1930] Description: viii, 268 pp. Illustrated with half-tone photographic plates, including portrait frontispiece. (8vo) 8½x5½, original cloth, spine gilt-lettered. First Edition. "One of

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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Lot of 15 volumes

Title: Lot of 15 volumes Author: ** Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Comprises: Reitter. Beetles. [1961.] * Durin. Insects, Etc. 1st US Ed. [1981.] * Emmel. Butterflies. [1975.] * Evans & Bellamy. An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles. 1st Ed. [1996.] * Encyclopedia of

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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A Book of White Flowers

Title: A Book of White Flowers Author: Cameron, Elizabeth Place: Frenich, Foss. Publisher: K.D. Duval Date: [1980] Description: Illustrated with 24 color plates after paintings by Elizabeth Cameron. Foreword by Christopher Lloyd. 16½x11¾, cloth-backed pictorial boards; linen slipcase. Limited

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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Birds, Beast & Flowers as performed by Her Serene Highness The Princess...

Title: Birds, Beast & Flowers as performed by Her Serene Highness The Princess Grace of Monaco with Mr Richard Pasco Author: Carroll. John Place: [London] Publisher: Nottingham Court Press Date: 1981 Description: Illustrated with color plates. 10¼x7, quarter vellum and linen, spine gilt-lettered

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$80 - US$120

Date: 14 Jul 2005

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Printing and the Mind of Man: A Descriptive Catalogue illustrating the...

Title: Printing and the Mind of Man: A Descriptive Catalogue illustrating the Impact of Print on the Evolution of Western Civilization during Five Centuries Author: Carter, John Waynflete& Percy H. Muir Place: London & New York Publisher: Date: [1967] Description: Illustrated. 12¼x8½, cloth; jacket

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 14 Jul 2005