Bonhams: Travel and Exploration -albums, prints, books, 25106, London

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Auction Report
Auction Date
02/06/2019 - 02/06/2019
Page Size: 85 items in 4 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
2BUNTING (HEINRICH)

Die Eigentliche und Warhafftige Gestalt der Erden und des Meers. Cosmographia Universalis

GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 2,125.00
3COOK (JAMES)]

ROBERTS (HENRY) A General Chart Exhibiting the Discoveries Made by Capt. James Cook in this and his Two Preceding Voyages; with the Tracks of the Ships Under his Command,

1784GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 1,375.00
28DE JODE (CORNELIS)

Novae Guineae forma, & situs,

Antwerp, 1593GBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00Not Sold
29BLAEU (WILLEM)

India quae Orientalis et insulae adiacentes, Amsterdam,

c.1633GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,000.00
30VALENTYN (FRANCOIS)

Kaart der Reyse van Abel Tasman, Dordrecht, J. van Braam, and Amsterdam, G. Onder de Linden, 1726

Dordrecht, and Amsterdam1726GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 2,750.00
31FREYCINET (LOUIS DE)

Carte generale de la Nouvelle Hollande... 1808,

?Paris, c.1820GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 2,750.00
32

A collection of approximately 52 views, native groups and portraits (including carte-de-visites),

mostly late nineteenth centuryGBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 2,750.00
33[BEATO (FELICE)]

Group of 22 views and "native types" of Japan,

nineteenth centuryGBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold
34

Album of portraits and trade-types (26), and views (24),

c.1880-1900GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 812.00
35BIGOT (GEORGES)

O-Ha-Yo. Album, FIRST EDITION,

Yokohama, 1883GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 625.00
41Alexander Rattray

Joss House near Iwan, Hong Kong; Chinese Houses near Iwan, Hong Kong the first 10.5 x 15cm (4 1/8 x 5 7/8in); the second 8.5 x 15.5cm (3 3/8 x 6 1/8in). (2)

GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
45After Lieutenant L.G. Heath, RN

'Hong Kong & c. As seen from the Anchorage' each 17.5 x 76cm (6 7/8 x 29 15/16in). (3)

London1847GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 625.00
46

A group of 4 photograph albums, relating to a tour of duty of H.M.S. Kent based at the China Station, visiting China, Canton, Hong Kong, Macao, North Borneo, Singapore, and neighbouring regions,

c.1909-1911GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 1,750.00
47RAFFLES (THOMAS STAMFORD) AND JOHN CRAWFORD

Description geographique, historique et commerciale de Java et des autres iles de l'Archipel Indien, Brussels, H. Tarlier and Jobard, 1824

Brussels, 1824GBP 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold
48JANSONNIUS (JOANNES)

Mar di India, Amsterdam, 1650

Amsterdam, 1650GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 1,375.00
62DANIELL (SAMUEL)

A Picturesque Illustration of the Scenery, Animals, and Native Inhabitants, of the Island of Ceylon

1808GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 12,500.00
64SALT (HENRY)

Poonah,

c.1860GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 2,000.00
65PHOTOGRAPHY

Group of approximately 20 albumen print portraits, views and scenes, including: a portrait of Takht Sing, Maharaja of Jodphur (1819-1873),

1880sGBP 700.00 - 900.00GBP 5,625.00
66PHOTOGRAPHY - PUNJAB

A collection of views in the Punjab, including Markunda, Mundi, Naggar and the Kullu Valley, Rohtang Pass to Ladakh, many relating to bridge engineering works, with a few portrait groups,

c.1864-1865GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 8,750.00
67

H.H. Ganga Singh, The Maharaja of Bikaner, standing full length in ceremonial military costume with hand on sword, in a studio setting with western-style carpet, red curtains and a throne,

c.1915GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 1,000.00
68

Sir Pratap Singh, Maharaja of Idar, quarter-length portrait with medals at chest,

early twentieth centuryGBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 2,500.00
69

Raol Shri Sir Bhavsinhji II Takhtsinhji, Maharaja of Bhavnagar, half-length portrait wearing a necklace of three rows of pearls,

early twentieth centuryGBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 1,000.00
70

Large portrait of an unidentified princely ruler wearing a heavy necklace of gold, emeralds and rubies, seated on a gold throne with arms in the form of lions, his feet resting on a cushion, against a studio background with red curtain and a landscape vie

first half of twentieth centuryGBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 2,500.00
71

Large portrait of an unidentified youthful princely ruler, standing full-length wearing rich jewellery on headwear, arms and waistband with a string of pearls, in a studio setting with very large gold throne with lion-shaped arms, carved pillars and a vie

first half of twentieth centuryGBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
72

Portrait of a unidentified Maharaja wearing an elaborate emerald necklace, full length seated in a studio setting (Western carpet, panelled wooden walls with inset painted view, and red curtain),

early twentieth centuryGBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 750.00
  • <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Walt Whitman. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> First edition, first issue, SIGNED in block letters by Whitman. 1855. $200,000 to $300,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Isaac Newton's copy of John Greave's <i>Pyramidographia,</i> London, 1646. $50,000 to $70,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Colonel John Mosby. Robert E. Lee's autograph letter to Samuel Cooper reporting on Mosby's exploits, with Cooper's autograph note ordering his appointment to Major.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Gyula Halasz Brassai. Large archive of autograph and typed letters, over 260, to his family including his wife Gilberte, 1947-1978. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 12:</b> Archive of drawings and letters from Harper Lee to Charles Carruth, including an inscribed first edition of <i>To Kill a Mockingbird.</i> $20,000 to $30,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> VESALIUS, ANDREAS. 1514-1564. <i>De humani corporis fabrica libri septem.</i> Basel: Johannes Oporinus, June 1543. $300,000 to $500,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> HARVEY, WILLIAM. 1578-1657. <i>De motu cordis & sanguinis in animalibus Anatomica Exercitatio.</i> Leiden: Joannis Maire, 1639. $25,000 to $35,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 11:</b> BERENGARIO DA CARPI, GIACOMO. 1460-1530. <i>Isagogae breves perlucide ac uberrimae in Anatomiam humani corporis.</i> Bologna: Benedictus Hectoris, 15 July 1523. $15,000 to $25,000
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN. 1706-1790. <i>Experiments and Observations on Electricity, made at Philadelphia in America…</i> London, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams NY, Mar 11:</b> BENIVIENI, ANTONIO. 1443-1502. <i>De abditis nonnullis ac mirandis morborum et sanationum causis.</i>Florence: Filippo Giunta, 1507. $8,000 to $12,000
  • <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> BELON. <i>L’Histoire de la nature des oyseaux.</i> Paris : Corrozet, 1555. $17,000 to $23,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> MIOMANDRE – BARBIER. <i>Dessins sur les danses de Vaslav Nijinsky.</i> Paris. 1913. $23,000 to $34,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> HOKUSAI. <i>Fugaku Hyakkei, Edo : Nishimura Yûzô.</i> 1834-1875. $58,000 to $80,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> EDWARDS. <i> <br>A Natural History of Uncommon Birds…</i> London : Printed for the Author. 1743-1764. $35,000 to $46,000
    <b>Christie’s Paris, 20 Feb:</b> VESALIUS. <i><br> De Humane Corporis Fabrica libri septem...</i> Basle : J. Oporinus. 1555. $58,000 to $80,000
  • <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b><br>Die Französische Expedition gegen Mexico /Beilagen zum Beiheft des Militair - Wochenblattes
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b><br>The Architecture Of M. Vitruvius Pollio. London, 1791.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Estatuto Provisional del Imperio Mexicano. México: Imprenta de Andrade y Escalante, 1865.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Historia de Méjico... México, 1849 - 1852.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Juárez, Benito - Ogazón, Pedro. Legajos de Bandos del Estado de Guadalajara, 1860-1863.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Sigüenza y Góngora, Carlos. Mapa de las Aguas que por el Círculo de 90 Leguas Vienen a la Laguna de Tescuco... Méx, 1748.
    <b>Morton Subastas on Bidsquare:</b> Cruces y Campa / Aubert / Valleto. Pareja Imperial, Fusilamiento de Maximiliano, Tipos Mexicanos... ca,1875.
  • <b>Bonhams: Treasures from the Eric C. Caren Collection: How History Unfolds on Paper, Part VII (Online). March 6-14, 2019</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Albert Einstein A remarkable letter on God in English, one of his most eloquent and quoted, 1 p, July 2, 1945. $100,000 to $150,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Benjamin Lincoln's commission as Major General in the Continental Army, February 19th, 1777. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Broadside. A Poem Upon the Bloody Engagement That Was Fought on Bunker's-Hill. 1775. $15,000 to $25,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Early, full printing of the Star-Spangled Banner in The Yankee, October 7, 1814. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Paul Revere. Engraving, “The Boston Massacre Perpetrated on March 5, 1770," in <i>Massachusett's Calendar 1772.</i> $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Bonhams: Treasures from the Eric C. Caren Collection: How History Unfolds on Paper, Part VII (Online). March 6-14, 2019</b>
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Earliest known newspaper coverage of Babe Ruth, "a St Mary's schoolboy," Baltimore, April 4, 1914. $6,000 to $9,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Franklin, Benjamin. <i>The Independent Whig.</i> First Magazine Published in America, Philadelphia: Keimer, 1723-4. $15,000 to $20,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Smith, Joseph. <i>The Book of Mormon.</i> Palmyra: Printed by E.B. Grandin for the Author, 1830. First printing. $40,000 to $60,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Last Words of Joseph Smith. Autograph Letter Signed from a Mormon disciple, conveying a contemporary account of the Prophet's final words, Nauvoo, July 27, 1844. $10,000 to $15,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> John Brown's Body. Autograph Letter Signed from the daughter of John Brown attempting to arrange the return of her father's body, North Elba, Essex Co, NY, November 29, 1859. $4,000 to $6,000
    <b>Bonhams, Mar 6-14:</b> Powell Expedition. Autograph diary of Rhodes C. Allen kept during the Powell Expedition of 1868, June 29, 1868 - November 16, 1868. $20,000 to $40,000
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> NASA archive with 351 photographs, silver & chromogenic prints, 1960-2002. $6,000 to $9,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Edward S. Curtis, suite of 18 cyanotypes, 1910-14. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Edward S. Curtis, <i>Horse Capture, Atsina,</i> unique copper plate for <i>The North American Indian,</i> 1908. $60,000 to $90,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> John Whipple, <i>Harriet Beecher Stowe,</i> salted print from a calotype negative, 1853. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Lewis Carroll, <i>Xie Kitchen,</i> albumen print, circa 1872. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Ansel Adams, <i>Taos Pueblo,</i> limited, signed first edition of the artist's first book, 12 silver bromide prints, 1930. $30,000 to $45,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b><br>JFK in his motorcade about 2 mins before his assassination, chromogenic print, 1963. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Anton Guilio Bragaglia, 6 photomechanical postcards with facsimile signatures, 1911-13, printed 1932. $30,000 to $45,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries, Feb 21:</b> Société Anonyme, Inc, group of 9 postcards, including 8 real photo postcards, 1920-30. $25,000 to $35,000.
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