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Small collection of nineteenth century works on travel and exploration of the South Sea

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Estimate: US$200 - US$300
Price realised:  US$228
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Title: Small collection of nineteenth century works on travel and exploration of the South Sea Author: Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Includes: Coote, Walter. Wanderings, South and East. Full green morocco, gilt dentelles, gilt-lettered and decorated spine. Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1882. Cousins, George, compiler. From Island to Island in the South Seas; or, The Work of a Missionary Ship. Original blue decorative cloth. The name Mrs. John N. Chute in ink on title page. London Missionary Society, 1893. Paton, William Agnew. Down the Islands: A Voyage to the Caribbees. Original decorative cream cloth. Scribner's, 1887. Agassiz, Alexander. The Islands and Coral Reefs of Fiji. Rebound in later cloth, with original wrappers bound in. Harvard University bookplate on front pastedown, stamping on title page. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, Vol. XXXIII. May, 1899. Belcher, Lady. The Mutineers of the Bounty and Their Descendants in Pitcairn and Norfolk Islands. Original green cloth. Harper & Brothers, 1871. John G. Paton, Missionary to the New Hebrides. An Autobiography. Edited by his Brother. With a Portrait and a Map. 2 volumes. Including: First Part (7th edition, completing seventeenth thousand) and Second Part (3rd edition, completing eleventh thousand). Original blue cloth. Hodder and Stoughton, 1890. John G. Paton, Missionary to the New Hebrides. An Autobiography. Edited by his Brother. 2 volumes. Including: First Part (New Illustrated Edition) and First Part (New Illustrated Edition). Original green cloth. Fleming H. Revell, [c.1892] Cumming, C.F. Gordon. At Home in Fiji. Original dark aqua cloth. A.C. Armstrong, 1883. Ballantyne, R.M. The Island Queen; or, Dethroned by Fire and Water. A Tale of the Southern Hemisphere. Original blue decorative cloth. James Nisbet [c.1885]. Cumming, C.F. Gordon. A Lady's Cruise in a French Man-of-War. 2 volumes. Plates, Volume 2 with folding map. Rebound in red half morocco and boards. William Blackwood, 1882. Cumming, C.F. Gordon. A Lady's Cruise in a French Man-of-War. 2 volumes. Rebound in later green cloth. William Blackwood, 1882. Pfeiffer, Ida. A Woman's Journey Round the World, from Vienna to Brazil, Chili, Tahiti, China... Original green cloth, gilt-lettered and decorated spine. Office of the National Illustrated Library, [c.1852]. Missionary Ships Connected with the London Missionary Society. Original brown cloth. London Missionary Society, 1865. Lot Amendments Condition: Mostly mild general wear; mostly very good. Item number: 238149

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 510: Rare Americana - Travel & Exploration - Asian-American History - Maps & Views
Date of the auction: 11 Jul 2013
Address: PBA Galleries
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