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Date of the auction: 26.02.2020

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COOK (JAMES)

[A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Undertaken by the Command of His Majesty, for Making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere. Performed under the Direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in His Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Discovery, in the Years 1776, 1778, 1779, and 1780], Atlas volume

Lot #: 1•

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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PINKERTON (JOHN)

A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in all Parts of the World, 17 vol., 189 engraved views on 185 plates (as called for in plate indexes), modern half calf over old marbled boards, spines gilt tooled with red and green morocco labels [Ferguson 473; Forbes 394

Lot #: 2•

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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Waterford Crystal Ltd.

A large-size decorative cut-glass presentation desk globe, with chrome metal fittings and engraved inscription to base "PRESENTED TO THOMAS COOK BY EUROP ASSISTANCE TO MARK 150 YEARS IN TRAVEL 1841-1991" 52.8cm high

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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BULKELEY (JOHN) AND JOHN CUMMINS

A Voyage to the South-Seas, in the Years 1740-1, FIRST EDITION, modern half calf [Borba de Moraes I, 133; Hill 210; Sabin 9108], 8vo, Jacob Robinson, 1743

Lot #: 4•

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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[PHILIPS (JOHN, ATTRIBUTED TO)]

An Authentic Journal of the Expedition Under the Command of Commodore Anson, FIRST EDITION, title browned at edges, contemporary calf, rebacked preserving original spine [ESTC T144304; Hill 1344; Sabin 62458], 8vo, J. Robinson, 1744

Lot #: 5•

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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[ANSON (GEORGE)]

An Authentic Account of Commodore Anson's Expedition: Containing All That Was Remarkable, Curious and Entertaining, During that Long and Dangerous Voyage... Taken from a Private Journal, FIRST EDITION, title strengthened at inner margin with repair to old tear (just touching one letter), modern calf

Lot #: 6•

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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OFFICER OF THE FLEET

A Voyage to the South-Seas, and to Many Other Parts of the World, Performed from the Month of September in the Year 1740, to June 1744... by An Officer of the Fleet, 2 parts in 1 vol., the second title printed in red and black, wood-engraved frontispiece (partly hand-coloured in blue and green

Lot #: 7•

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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THOMAS (PASCOE)

A True and Impartial Journal of a Voyage to the South-Seas, and Round the Globe, in His Majesty's Ship the Centurion, FIRST EDITION, list of subscribers, small blank piece torn away from fore-edge of title, contemporary panelled calf, rebacked in calf with red morocco spine label [Hill 1693; Sabin

Lot #: 8•

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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CAMPBELL (ALEXANDER)

The Sequel to Bulkeley and Cummins' Voyage to the South-Seas: or, the Adventures of Capt. Cheap, the Hon. Mr. Byron, Lieut. Hamilton, Alexander Campbell, and Others, Late of his Majesty's Ship the Wager, Which Was Wrecked on a Desolate Island... in the South-Seas, Anno 1741, FIRST EDITION

Lot #: 9•

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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CAMPBELL (ALEXANDER)

The Sequel to Bulkeley and Cummin's Voyage to the South-Seas, 58pp., shaved touching a couple of letters at head of title and dedication leaf, the headline and pagination numeral of p.50, and catchword and/or signature on 12 pages, contemporary calf, neatly rebacked in morocco gilt with green gilt

Lot #: 10•

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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ANSON (GEORGE)

A Voyage Round the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV, FIRST EDITION, LARGE PAPER COPY, edited by Richard Walter, with p.319 misnumbered 219, 42 engraved plates, maps and plans (most folding), list of subscribers, "Directions to the bookbinder" at end, one map with tear repaired, one shaved

Lot #: 11•

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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ANSON (GEORGE)

A Voyage Round the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV, FIRST EDITION, ordinary paper issue, edited by Richard Walter, with p.319 misnumbered 219, 42 engraved plates, maps and plans (most folding), list of subscribers, "Directions to the bookbinder" at end, one plate with short tear, one map

Lot #: 12•

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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ANSON (GEORGE)

A Voyage Round the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV, fifth edition, edited by Richard Walter, folding engraved World map frontispiece, 42 engraved plates and maps (mostly folding, with some adhesion abrasions at fold), ALL HAND-COLOURED, untrimmed in modern half calf [Hill 1820, with

Lot #: 13•

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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ANSON (GEORGE)

A Voyage Round the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV, bound in 2 vol. (text and plates), fifth edition, edited by Richard Walter, folding engraved World map frontispiece, 42 engraved plates and maps (mostly folding, occasional offsetting and light stains, plate 33 shaved within platemark of

Lot #: 14•

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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ANSON (GEORGE)

A Voyage Round the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV, ninth edition, 43 engraved plates and maps (mostly folding), ownership inscriptions of B. Trecothick, and Francis Du Cane (1863), modern calf, 4to, D. Browne, 1756; idem, second edition, 3 folding engraved maps, neatly rebacked

Lot #: 15•

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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ANSON (GEORGE)

A Voyage Round the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV, twelfth edition, edited by Richard Walter, folding engraved World map frontispiece, 42 engraved plates and maps (mostly folding), bookplate of the Weslyan Library (withdrawn), contemporary calf, rebacked in calf retaining original spine

Lot #: 16•

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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MORRIS (ISAAC)

A Narrative of the Dangers and Distresses Which Befel Isaac Morris, and Seven More of the Crew, Belonging to The Wager Store-ship, Which Attended Commodore Anson, in his Voyage to the South Sea... ... with a Description of the Manners and Customs of the Indians... the whole serving as a Supplement

Lot #: 17•

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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[YOUNG (JOHN)]

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, FIRST EDITION, light toning to title, modern half calf [Borba de Moraes p.948; Hill 1926; Sabin 1634], 8vo, John Norwood, 1751

Lot #: 18•

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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COYER (GABRIEL-FRANCOIS)

A Supplement to Lord Anson's Voyage Round the World. Containing a Discovery and Description of the Island of Frivola, collating: xi, [1], 63, [1], untrimmed and stitched without wrappers, preserved in solander box [Sabin 17318], 8vo, A. Millar, J. Whiston, and B. White, 1752

Lot #: 19•

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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ANSON (GEORGE)

Voyage autour du monde fait dans les années MDCCXL, I, III, IV... dans la Mer du Sud, half-title, title printed in red and black with engraved vignette, 34 engraved plates, maps and charts (mostly folding, 2 with short tear repaired), new front free endpaper, old ownership name inked over at foot of

Lot #: 20•

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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BULKELEY (JOHN) AND JOHN CUMMINS

A Voyage to the South Seas, in the Years 1740-1. Containing a Faithful Narrative of the Loss of His Majesty's Ship the Wager on a Desolate Island... with Many Things Not Published in the First Edition, second edition "with additions", title frayed at edges, some browning and spotting throughout

Lot #: 21•

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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BYRON (JOHN)

The Narrative of the Honourable John Byron (Commodore in a Late Expedition Round the World) Containing an Account of the Great Distresses Suffered by Himself and His Companions on the Coast of Patagonia, from the Year 1740, till their Arrival in England, 1746... Written by Himself... also with a

Lot #: 22•

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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BYRON (JOHN)

The Narrative of the Honourable John Byron (Commodore in a Late Expedition Round the World) Containing an Account of the Great Distresses Suffered by Himself and His Companions on the Coast of Patagonia, from the Year 1740, till their Arrival in England, 1746... Written by Himself... Also with a

Lot #: 23•

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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MEDALLIONS - ANSON

A Collection of medallions relating to Lord Anson, comprising a silver medal commemorating the French Fleet Defeated off Cape Finistere 1747, 43mm. diam., by T. Pingo; a further example in bronze, and another made of 'Berlin' iron (Eimer 616); a different variety in brass, 36mm. diam. (Eimer 617

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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Lieutenant Francis Henry Boyer

Malta: St Paul's Bay, Malta 1881; Maltese Dysos 1874 three mounted on two sheets, all signed 'FHB' (lower left and right), all bear title (on mount) watercolour and gouache, unframed largest 17 x 24cm (6 11/16 x 9 7/16in).(2

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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Lieutenant Francis Henry Boyer

South Africa: Cape Town, S.Africa, Dec 1879; Cape of Good Hope, 1879; Embarking the 99th Regiment, Durban, Natal three, all signed with initials 'FHB' (lower left and lower right), all bear title (on mount) watercolour and gouache, unframed largest 18 x 26.5cm (7 1/16 x 10 7/16in).(3

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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Lieutenant Francis Henry Boyer

Scenes from the Bombardment of Alexandria, Egypt, 1882 four, one signed with initials 'FHB' (lower right) two watercolour and two en grisaille, all unframed largest 21.5 x 32cm (8 7/16 x 12 5/8in). (5) Together with a handwritten account of the Bombardment

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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Lieutenant Francis Henry Boyer

Jebel Hassan, near Aden; The Perim in the Gulf of Suez, Red Sea, 1878; A view in the desert, 1876; A view in the Suez Canal, June 1880; Wreck of the Duke of Lancaster on Jebel Tukur Island, July 17th 1880; Aden from the outer Anchorage, Funeral cortege going ashore in boats, June 18th 1880 six

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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Lieutenant Francis Henry Boyer

Stalactite Caves, St George's, Bermuda; Island of St Vincent & HMS Newcastle two, both signed with initials 'FHB' (lower left), both bear title (on mount) each watercolour and gouache, unframed largest 23 x 31.5cm (9 1/16 x 12 3/8in).(2

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 26 Feb 2020

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Lieutenant Francis Henry Boyer

Atlantic: Ascension; God Be Thanked Tank, Ascension; St Helena three, two signed with initials 'FHB' (lower left and lower right), all bear title (on mount) all watercolour and gouache, unframed largest 16 x 30cm (6 5/16 x 11 13/16in).(3

Lot #: 42

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 26 Feb 2020