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Auction #73 begins on
07 Mar 2019 16:30 GMT

Auction #73 is scheduled to start on 7 March 2019.

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Lot 1

Melliss (John Charles)

ST. HELENA (Presentation Copy)

A physical, historical, and topographical description of the island, including its geology, fauna, flora, and meteorology.

Lot 2

Henry Baker TRISTRAM (1822-1906).

The Survey of Western Palestine. The Fauna and Flora of Palestine

Natural History of Israel and other Biblical lands, hand-coloured plates by Joseph Smith.

Lot 3

Prof. J. Wortley Axe [editor]

The Horse; Its Treatment in Health and Disease.

With a Complete Guide to Breeding Training and Management.

Lot 4

Stanley (Henry M.)

IN DARKEST AFRICA

Or the Quest, Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. With six etchings and one hundred and fifty woodcut illustrations and maps.

Lot 5

Nathaniel PORTLOCK (1748-1817) & George DIXON (1748-1795)

An Abridgement of Portlock and Dixon's Voyage Round the World, performed in the years 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788.

Lot 6

Nicholas Moore/Illustr. Lucian Freud

THE GLASS TOWER

Lot 7

Watercolour

A very old watercolour dated 1866 of the Booma Pass, British Caffraria

Lot 8

Dick Francis

SEVEN IMPORTANT DICK FRANCIS INSCRIBED ASSOCIATION COPIES

Lot 9

Joseph A. Moloney (Medical Officer and eventual Leader of the Expedition)

With Captain Stairs to Katanga - inscribed copy of the author's account of the most controversial African expedition in history

Lot 10

General J. C. Smuts

Holism and Evolution - copy belonged to WWI flying ace Capt. Cochran-Patrick (21 victories) + handwritten Smuts dinner invitation

Lot 11

Besterman (Theodore) Editor:

THE PILGRIM FATHERS

A JOURNAL OF THE COMING IN THE MAYFLOWER TO NEW ENGLAND AND THEIR LIFE AND ADVENTURES THERE

Lot 12

Captain Henry Hallam Parr

A Sketch of the Kafir and Zulu Wars. Guadana to Isandhlwana (copy inscribed by the author, Anglo-Zulu War)

Lot 13

Burchell (W.J.)

TRAVELS IN THE INTERIOR OF SOUTHERN AFRICA (An unusually good copy).

Lot 14

Wire Pocket Watch Chain

A Wire Pocket Watch Chain made by a Boer Prisoner of War in India in 1902

Lot 15

Shackleton, Sir Ernest

SOUTH:

the story of Shackleton's last expedition, 1914-1917

Lot 16

Pitchford, John. Watkins

Bramble Cloisters - (Denys Watkins-Pitchford Family Book with Signature and embossed Lamport Address)

Lot 17

Hewitson, William C.

British Oology; Being Illustrations of the Eggs of British Birds, with Figures of Each Species, as far as practicable

Lot 18

Girolamo Ruscelli (1504 circa - 1566)

AFRICA NUOVA TAVOLA

Map of South Africa with the Cape and Madagascar of 1574

Lot 19

David Lodge

GINGER, YOU'RE BARMY

Lot 20

A.H. KELLOGG (printer and publisher).

The New York & New Jersey Telephone Company ... List of Subscribers connected Nov. 16, 1885

Very Early Telephone Directory - apparently the only Extant Copy

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