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Auction: Auction 22.04.1994
was auctioned on: 22 April 1994
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GREEN, JOHN. "Astley's Collection"]. A New General Collection of Voyages and Travels...in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America. London: Thomas Astley 1745-47. 4 vols., 4to, 265 x 200mm. (10 7/16 x 7 7/8in.), contemporary tree calf, spines gilt with red ...

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Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200
Price realised:  US$1,495
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GREEN, JOHN. "Astley's Collection"]. A New General Collection of Voyages and Travels...in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America. London: Thomas Astley 1745-47. 4 vols., 4to, 265 x 200mm. (10 7/16 x 7 7/8in.), contemporary tree calf, spines gilt with red and green morocco labels, joints cracked, extremities slightly worn, vol. 4 faintly dampstained at front, occasional browning, minute hole in vol.3, plate LIII. 4 engraved frontispieces and 228 engraved maps, charts and plates, 53 of them folding, by J. Basire, G. Child and others after various artists. Hill, p. 210 ("...a particularly good source for Portuguese and English voyages."); Sabin 28539. Provenance : "J.H." Contemporary ink initials on each title-page -- Bruce of Kinnaird, engraved bookplate (numbered 32) and 1897 release label. (4)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 22.04.1994
Date of the auction: 22 Apr 1994
Address: Christie's
New York, Park Avenue