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Auction: Auction 09.02.2000
was auctioned on: 9 February 2000
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VOYAGES]. BOWEN, Abel. The Naval Monument, Containing Official and Other Accounts of All the Battles Fought Between the Navies of the United States and Great Britain During the Late War. Boston: George Clark, 1830. 8 o (215 x 130 mm). Contemporary ha...

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Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500
Price realised:  US$1,265
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VOYAGES]. BOWEN, Abel. The Naval Monument, Containing Official and Other Accounts of All the Battles Fought Between the Navies of the United States and Great Britain During the Late War. Boston: George Clark 1830. 8 o (215 x 130 mm). Contemporary half black pebbled calf. -- Circumnavigation of the Globe; and Progress of Maritime Discovery from the Earliest Period to the Present Time. London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1859. 12 o (175 x 105 mm). Colored and tinted plates. Original blue decorated cloth. -- ELLIS, William. Polynesian Researches, During a Residence of Nearly Six Years in the South Sea Islands. London: Fisher, Son, & Jackson, 1830. 2 volumes, 8 o (215 x 130 mm). Plates. Contemporary half green polished calf. Provenance: William Money Kyrle, 19th century bookplate. -- FALCONER, William. The Shipwreck . London: T.Cadell, 1772. Plates. 8 o (205 x 125 mm). Contemporary mottled calf, gilt. FOURTH EDITION. -- KEATE, George. Relation des Îles Pelew... Composée sur les Journaux et les communications du Capitaine Henri Wilson . 2 volumes, 8 o (200 x 120 mm). Plates. Later full black morocco, gilt. -- An Historical Account of the Circumnavigation of the Globe, and of the Progress of Discovery in the Pacific Ocean . New York: Harper & Brothers, 1869. 12 o (154 x 96 mm). Illustrations in text. Original cloth. -- Another edition. Edinburgh: Oliver & Byrd, 1837. 12 o (163 x 100 mm). Plates. Contemporary half calf. SECOND EDITION. -- LARDNER, Dionysus. The Cabinet of Geography. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1830-31. 3 volumes, 12 o (162 x 101 mm). Contemporary tan calf, spines richly gilt. Provenance : E.W. Wynne Pendarves, 19th century bookplate. -- [MORTIMER, Mrs. Favell Lee]. The Night of Toil; or, A Familiar Account of the Labours of the First Missionaries in the South Sea Islands. London: Thomas Hatchard. 12 o (170 x 105 mm). Frontispiece, map and illustrations in text. Original cloth. FOURTH EDITION, FROM THE AUTHOR'S OWN LIBRARY. Provenance: Mrs. Favell Lee (1802-1878), English author, her bookplate. -- MURRAY, Thomas Boyles. Pitcairn: The Island, The People, and The Pastor . London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1860. 12 o (160 x 100 mm). Plates. Original decorated cloth. TWELFTH EDITION. -- The Pocket Navigator; Consisting of a Collection of the Most Select Voyages. 4 volumes, 12 o (143 x 85 mm). Plates. Contemporary half red morocco. -- RESTARICK, Rev. Henry Bond. Hawaii 1778-1920 from the Viewpoint of a Bishop . Honolulu: Paradise of the Pacific, 1924. 8 o (196 x 130). Plates. Original cloth. Together 19 volumes. (19)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 09.02.2000
Date of the auction: 9 Feb 2000
Address: Christie's
Los Angeles