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SA Auction #83 begins on 18 Jun 2020

US Auction #2 ends in

US Auction #2 - Travel & Exploration

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Lot 37

HAITI & DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, including slavery. - William WALTON (1784-1857)

Present State of the Spanish Colonies, Including a ... Report of Hispañola, or ... part of Santo Domingo [etc.]

Ex-lot 131 from US sale #1, where it was unsold, but worth a second look: signed and with manuscirpt material

Lot 38

CIRCUMNAVIGATION. - William SIMPSON (1823 - 1899)

[Meeting the Sun] All Round the World

unsold in US sale 1, ex-lot 27: this lot deserves another chance. a unique copy in terms of title, text and date

Lot 39

L. Rawlins PICKMAN & Caleb FOOTE of Salem, Mass. (owners) – Sir John CARR (1772-1832)

The Stranger in France: or, a tour from Devonshire to Paris, By … Carr. First published in London, 1803.

Lot 40

Charles-Marie de LA CONDAMINE (1701-1774)

Relation abrégé d'un Voyage fait dans … l'Amérique meridionale

[bound with:] Lettre à Madame *** (re. Peru, as usual)

Lot 42

MEXICO. – George Robert Graham CONWAY. (1873-1945)

Roving Around Tenochtitlan pictured and described by G. R. G. Conway.

limited to just 120 copies, this copy inscribed

Lot 43

SPAIN. - Sir Muirhead BONE (1876-1953) and Lady Gertrude BONE (1876-1962)

Days in Old Spain.

first edition with an original drawing

Lot 44

ENGLAND. DERBYSHIRE, Peak District. - Duke of RUTLAND - Edward BRADBURY (“Strephon”)

Pilgrimages in the Peak: Derbyshire Essays [Dedicated to the Duke of Rutland. Second edition].

with original letters from the dedicatee, the Duke of Rutland

Lot 45

BRITISH NORTH BORNEO Co. - William Burgess PRYER, Frank HATTON & L. S. von DONOP.

[Five works] in five volumes.

collection of rare pamphlets issued by the British North Borneo Co., about what is now Sabah, part of Malaysia

Lot 46

INDIA. - François BERNIER (1620-1688).

Travels in the Mogul Empire, by Francis Bernier. Translated from the French by Irving Brock.

Quite rare Calcutta imprint

Lot 47

PACIFIC & North-West Passage. - Nathaniel PORTLOCK & George DIXON .

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

Ex-lot 37 from the first sale: this very nice copy of quite a rare book is here offered again with a slightly lower reserve.

Lot 102

ANTARCTICA. - Captain Lawrence Edward Grace "Titus" OATES

A small group of manuscript and printed ephemera recalling Oates’s time with the Inniskilling Dragoon Guards in Egypt and India

Lot 220

W. H. BARTLETT (and others, artists). - John CARNE (1789-1844)

Syria, the Holy Land, Asia Minor, &C. Illustrated: In a Series of Views Drawn from Nature.

full leather binding, all plates and maps present.

Lot 227

David FRASER; Arthur T. CLARK; Lord Charles BERESFORD

3 British Studies of conflict and culture in Asia and the Middle East

THE BREAK UP Of CHINA (1899) ; Persia and Turkey in Revolt (1910) & To Bagdad with the British (1918)

Lot 228


John F. My Journey to Medinah: Describing a Pilgrimage to Medinah.

1881 Travels disguised as a Mohammedan

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