The Frank S. Streeter Library: Important Navigation, Pacific Voyages, Cartography, Science

Christie's
16-17 April 2007, New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 16.04.2007 - 17.04.2007

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ACOSTA, Jose de (ca 1539-1600) The Naturall and Morall Histo...

ACOSTA, Jose de (ca 1539-1600). The Naturall and Morall Historie of the East and West Indies . Translated from Spanish into English by Edward Grimston (attributed to). London: Val: Sims for Edward Blount and William Aspley, 1604.
ACOSTA, Jose de (ca 1539-1600). The Naturall and Morall Historie of

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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ACUÑA, Christoval (1597-ca 1676) Voyages and Discoveries in ...

ACUÑA, Christoval (1597-ca 1676). Voyages and Discoveries in South America. The First up the River of Amazons... by Christopher D'Acugna. The Second up the River of Plata... By Mons. Acarete. The Third from Cayenne into Guiana... by M. Grillet and Bechamel. London: Printed for S. Buckley, 1698

Lot #: 2

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

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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ADDISON, Thomas (fl 1620) Arithmeticall Navigation: or, An O...

ADDISON, Thomas (fl. 1620). Arithmeticall Navigation: or, An Order thereof: Compiled and published for the advancement of Navigation: More particularly, For the benefit of English Mariners, or Sea-faring men that delight therein. London: Nathaniel Gosse, 1625.
ADDISON, Thomas (fl. 1620

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$40,000

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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ALPHONSUS X, King of Castile and Leon (1221-1284) Tabulae as...

ALPHONSUS X, King of Castile and Leon (1221-1284). Tabulae astronomicae . - Johannes DANCK (fl. first half 14th century). Canones in tabulas Alphonsi. [Venice:] Erhard Ratdolt, 4 July 1483.
ALPHONSUS X, King of Castile and Leon (1221-1284). Tabulae astronomicae . - Johannes DANCK (fl. first half

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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AMUNDSEN, Roald (1872-1928) Nordvest-Passagen Beretning om G...

AMUNDSEN, Roald (1872-1928). Nordvest-Passagen. Beretning om Gjoa-Ekspeditionen 1903-1907 . Kristiania: H. Aschehoug, 1907.
AMUNDSEN, Roald (1872-1928). Nordvest-Passagen. Beretning om Gjoa-Ekspeditionen 1903-1907 . Kristiania: H. Aschehoug, 1907. 8 o (227 x 158 mm). 2 folding maps, over 100

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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AMUNDSEN, Roald "The North West Passage" Being the Record of...

AMUNDSEN, Roald. "The North West Passage" Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Gjöa" 1903-1907 . New York: E.P. Dutton, 1908.
AMUNDSEN, Roald. "The North West Passage" Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship "Gjöa" 1903-1907 . New York: E.P. Dutton, 1908. 2

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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AMUNDSEN, Roald The South Pole An Account of the Norwegian A...

AMUNDSEN, Roald. The South Pole. An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram," 1910-1912 . London: John Murray, 1912.
AMUNDSEN, Roald. The South Pole. An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram," 1910-1912 . London: John Murray, 1912. 2 volumes, 8 o (226 x 168

Lot #: 7

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

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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ANSON, George (1697-1762)] WALTER, Richard (ca 1716-1795), ...

ANSON, George (1697-1762)]. WALTER, Richard (ca 1716-1795), compiler. A Voyage round the World, In the Years 1740-1744. Compiled by Richard Walter, Chaplain to his Majesty's Ship the 'Centurion'. London: John and Paul Knapton for the author, 1748.
ANSON, George (1697-1762)]. WALTER, Richard (ca

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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ANSON, George] An Affecting Narrative of the Unfortunate Vo...

ANSON, George]. An Affecting Narrative of the Unfortunate Voyage and Catastrophe of his Majesty's Ship Wager, one of Commodore Anson's Squadron in the South Sea Expedition. London: John Norwood, 1751.
ANSON, George]. An Affecting Narrative of the Unfortunate Voyage and Catastrophe of his Majesty's

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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ANVILLE, Jean Baptiste Bourgnignon d' (1697-1782) Memoire su...

ANVILLE, Jean Baptiste Bourgnignon d' (1697-1782). Memoire.... sur la Chine. Paris: for the author, 1776.
ANVILLE, Jean Baptiste Bourgnignon d' (1697-1782). Memoire.... sur la Chine. Paris: for the author, 1776. 8 o (192 x 128 mm). Contemporary sheep, spine gilt. Provenance : J.C. Dezauche

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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ARAGO, Jacques Étienne Victor (1790-1855) Promenade autour d...

ARAGO, Jacques Étienne Victor (1790-1855). Promenade autour du monde, pendant les années 1817, 1818, 1819 et 1820, sur les corvettes du roi l'Uranie et la Physicienne commandées par M. Freycinet . Paris: Leblanc, 1822.
ARAGO, Jacques Étienne Victor (1790-1855). Promenade autour du monde, pendant les

Lot #: 12

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

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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ARGENSOLA, Bartolome Leonardo y (1562-1631) Conquista de las...

ARGENSOLA, Bartolome Leonardo y (1562-1631). Conquista de las Islas Malucas. Madrid: Alonso Martin, 1609.
ARGENSOLA, Bartolome Leonardo y (1562-1631). Conquista de las Islas Malucas. Madrid: Alonso Martin, 1609. 2 o (299 x 204 mm). Engraved title by P. Perret, woodcut initials and ornaments. (Minor

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$18,000

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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ARNOLD, John (ca 1735-1799) An Account kept during thirteen ...

ARNOLD, John (ca 1735-1799). An Account kept during thirteen Months in the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, of the going of a Pocket Chronometer, made on a New Construction. London: John Arnold, 1780. 4 o. Modern boards. FIRST EDITION. Arnold, one of the most important English makers of chronometers

Lot #: 14

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

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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ASTRONOMY] A sammelband containing four pamphlets, comprisi...

ASTRONOMY]. A sammelband containing four pamphlets, comprising
ASTRONOMY]. A sammelband containing four pamphlets, comprising: WITTY, John. A Treatise of the Sphere, shewing how it is deriv'd from that theory which justly asserts the motion of the earth . London: J. Leake for J. Wyat, 1714. One

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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AYRES, Philip (1638-1712), editor The Voyages and Adventures...

AYRES, Philip (1638-1712), editor. The Voyages and Adventures of Capt. Barth. Sharp and others, in the South Sea: Being a Journal of the same. Also Capt. Van. Horn with his Buccanieres surprising of la Vera Cruz, to which is added the true Relation of Sir Henry Morgan his Expedition against the

Lot #: 17

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

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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BARLOW, William (1544-1625) The Navigators Supply Conteining...

BARLOW, William (1544-1625). The Navigators Supply. Conteining many things of principall importance belonging to Navigation, with the description and use of diverse Instruments framed chiefly for that purpose. London: G. Bishop, R. Newbery, and R. Barker 1597.
BARLOW, William (1544-1625). The

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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BARLOW, William Magneticall Aduertisements: or divers pertin...

BARLOW, William. Magneticall Aduertisements: or divers pertinent obseruations, and approued experiments concerning the nature and properties of the Load-stone... most needfull for practise, of trauelling, or framing of Instruments fit for Trauellers both by Sea and Land. London: Edward Griffin for

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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BARLOW, William A Breife Discovery of the Idle Animadversion...

BARLOW, William. A Breife Discovery of the Idle Animadversions of Marke Ridley... upon a Treatise entituled, Magneticall Advertisements. London: Printed by Edward Griffin for Timothy Barlow, 1618.
BARLOW, William. A Breife Discovery of the Idle Animadversions of Marke Ridley... upon a Treatise

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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BARRINGTON, Daines (1727-1800) Miscellanies London: J Nichol...

BARRINGTON, Daines (1727-1800). Miscellanies. London: J. Nichols, 1781.
BARRINGTON, Daines (1727-1800). Miscellanies. London: J. Nichols, 1781. 4 o (263 x 210 mm). 2 engraved plates and 2 maps, one folding. 5 letterpress tables, one folding, and letterpress tables in the text. Contemporary calf

Lot #: 21

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

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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BARRINGTON, George (1755-ca 1840) A Voyage to New South Wale...

BARRINGTON, George (1755-ca 1840). A Voyage to New South Wales, with a Description of the Country, the Manners, Customs, Religion of the Natives, in the Vicinity of Botany Bay. London: Printed for the Proprietor; Sold by H.D. Symonds, 1795.
BARRINGTON, George (1755-ca 1840). A Voyage to New South

Lot #: 22

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

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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BARRINGTON, George The History of New South Wales, including...

BARRINGTON, George. The History of New South Wales, including Botany Bay, Port Jackson, Parramatta, Sydney, and all its Dependencies... London: W. Flint for M. Jones, 1802.
BARRINGTON, George. The History of New South Wales, including Botany Bay, Port Jackson, Parramatta, Sydney, and all its

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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BARROW, Sir John (1764-1848) Travels in China, containing de...

BARROW, Sir John (1764-1848). Travels in China, containing descriptions, observations, and comparisons, made and collected in the course of a short residence at the imperial palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on the subsequent journey through the country from Pekin to Canton. London: printed by A. Strahan

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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BEECHEY, Frederick William (1796-1856) Narrative of a Voyage...

BEECHEY, Frederick William (1796-1856). Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait, to Co-Operate with the Polar Expeditions: Performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom... in the years 1825, 26, 27, 28 . London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, 1831.
BEECHEY, Frederick William

Lot #: 25

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

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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BEHRENS, Carl Frederich (b 1701)] and Jacob ROGGEVEEN (1659...

BEHRENS, Carl Frederich (b. 1701)] and Jacob ROGGEVEEN (1659-1729). Histoire de l'Expedition de Trois Vaisseaux, Envoyés par la Compagnie des Indes Occidentales des Provinces-Unies, aux Terres Australes en MCCXX I. The Hague: Aux depens de la Compagnie, 1739.
BEHRENS, Carl Frederich (b. 1701)] and

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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BEHRENS, Carl Frederich and Jacob ROGGEVEEN Histoire de l'E...

BEHRENS, Carl Frederich and Jacob ROGGEVEEN. Histoire de l'Expedition de Trois Vaisseaux, Envoyés par la Compagnie des Indes Occidentales des Provinces-Unies, aux Terres Australes en MCCXX I. The Hague: Aux depens de la Compagnie, 1739.
BEHRENS, Carl Frederich and Jacob ROGGEVEEN. Histoire de

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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BELCHER, Edward, Sir (1799-1877)] HINDS, Richard Brinsley, ...

BELCHER, Edward, Sir (1799-1877)]. HINDS, Richard Brinsley, editor (ca 1811-1846). The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Sulphur... . - The Botany of the Voyage of H.M.S. Sulphur... London: Smith, Elder, and Co., 1844.
BELCHER, Edward, Sir (1799-1877)]. HINDS, Richard Brinsley, editor (ca 1811-1846

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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BELCHER, Edward, Sir The Last of the Arctic Voyages; Being a...

BELCHER, Edward, Sir. The Last of the Arctic Voyages; Being a Narrative of the Expedition in H.M.S. Assistance... in Search of Sir John Franklin, During the Years 1852-53-54 . London: Lovell Reeve, 1855.
BELCHER, Edward, Sir. The Last of the Arctic Voyages; Being a Narrative of the Expedition in

Lot #: 29

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

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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BELL, John (1691-1780) Travels from St Petersburg in Russia ...

BELL, John (1691-1780). Travels from St. Petersburg in Russia to diverse parts of Asia. Glasgow: for the Author by Robert and Andrew Foulis, 1763.
BELL, John (1691-1780). Travels from St. Petersburg in Russia to diverse parts of Asia. Glasgow: for the Author by Robert and Andrew Foulis, 1763. 2

Lot #: 30

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

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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BELLIN, Jacques Nicolas (1703-1772) Observations sur la cart...

BELLIN, Jacques Nicolas (1703-1772). Observations sur la carte du Golphe du Mexique, et des Isles de l'Amérique, dressée au Dépôt des Cartes, Plans & Journaux de la Marine, pour la service des vaisseaux du Roi . [Paris, 1749].
BELLIN, Jacques Nicolas (1703-1772). Observations sur la carte du Golphe

Lot #: 31

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

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007

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BELLIN, Jacques Nicolas Le Petit Atlas maritime recueil de c...

BELLIN, Jacques Nicolas. Le Petit Atlas maritime recueil de cartes et plans des quatre parties du Monde. Paris: Bellin, 1764.
BELLIN, Jacques Nicolas. Le Petit Atlas maritime recueil de cartes et plans des quatre parties du Monde. Paris: Bellin, 1764. 6 parts in 5 volumes (volume 3 in 2 parts), 4 o

Lot #: 32

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$40,000

Date: 16 Apr 2007 - 17 Apr 2007