Bonhams: Travel and Exploration, 26404, London

Auction Details

Auction Report
Auction Date
02/10/2021 - 02/10/2021
Page Size: 98 items in 4 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

A George Philip & Son Limited 18 inch merchant shippers' globe, English, Late 19th century,

Late 19th centuryGBP 7,000.00 - 10,000.00GBP 8,925.00

Typus orbis terrarum

Antwerp 1574, or laterGBP 2,000.00 - 4,000.00GBP 5,355.00

A pair of embroidered oval maps of the West and East hemispheres,

nineteenth centuryGBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold

[CONTINENTS] America noviter delinieata; Asia recens summa cura delineata; Africae nova tabula; Europa exactissime descripta auctore,

Antwerp 1631 (4)GBP 1,000.00 - 2,000.00GBP 3,825.00

A Voyage to the South-Sea, and Along the Coasts of Chili and Peru, in the Years 1712, 1713, and 1714... with a Postscript by Dr. Edmund Halley

1717GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 765.00

Swanston Street; Sandridge; Botanical Gardens, from Charles Troedel's "The Melbourne Album",

c.1863GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 637.00

A collection of 39 views, from "Views in Australia or New South Wales, & Van Dieman's Land Delineated, In Fifty Views, With Descriptive Letter Press"

1824-1825GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00GBP 10,200.00

Asiae nova descriptio,

Antwerp 1584, or laterGBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 956.00

Album of 48 views in Aceh, Ambon Island, Surabaya, Jakarta, Singapore and Penang

1890sGBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00Not Sold

ROYALTY - KING OF SIAM 'Photographs taken during my journey from Srinagar to Kashgar from May 15th to June 10th 1908, and also photographs of Kashgar and surroundings 1909',

1908, and 1909GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 3,825.00

Portrait of Yeh Mingchen, Governor of Canton, captioned "Yeh, from a sketch taken at his capture in Canton. H.H. Crealock, January 1858; "A China Man"; "Number One Picnic ?Babros"

c.1850s/60s GBP 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold

Broadside proclamation announcing the forthcoming withdrawal of Allied troops from the city of Canton, and the restoration of the city to Chinese authorities on 21st October 1861

?Canton 1 October 1861GBP 500.00 - 800.00GBP 612.00


GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 6,375.00

Dessins et peintures d'Asie. Exécutés au cours de l'Expedition Citroen Centre-Asie. Troisième mission G.-M. Haardt, [LIMITED TO 720 COPIES]

Paris,1934GBP 1,000.00 - 2,000.00GBP 2,040.00

MOUNTAINEERING Album of nineteenth century photographs of mountaineering and the Alps, comprising 139 images, many by Vittorio Sella and W.F. Donkin

mostly 1880sGBP 6,000.00 - 8,000.00GBP 10,200.00

The Muztgh Tower', Himalayas,

1909, printed laterGBP 1,000.00 - 2,000.00GBP 4,845.00

179. K2 and Staircase, from above Godwin Austen Glacier - make panorama with No. 180'

1909, printed laterGBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 2,040.00

Gasherbrum I (or Hidden Peak); Chogalisa (or Bride Peak), a pair of views of the Kararkoram mountain range

1909, printed laterGBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 3,570.00

View of Baltoro Towers (including Trango), Karakoram

1909, printed laterGBP 1,000.00 - 2,000.00GBP 2,805.00

Summit of Mt. Jannu at Sunset, Nepal 1899',

1899, printed laterGBP 1,000.00 - 2,000.00GBP 8,925.00
54Joseph Moore

Scene Upon the Eastern Road from Rangoon Looking Towards the South', and 9 further views of scenes in Rangoon [Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar]

1825GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 5,355.00

Album of approximately 96 views, portraits, groups of Burma, gelatin silver prints, mounted mostly 4 per page, some rounded and shaped, images 75 x 100mm. and smaller, original cloth, small oblong 4to,

c.1911GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 765.00
56Francis Swain Ward

Fort Square, from the South Side of the Parade', with 4 further views of India

1804-1805GBP 500.00 - 800.00GBP 484.00
57James Baillie Fraser

A View of Government House, from the Eastward'; 'A View of Esplanade Row, from the Chouringhee Road'; with three further aquatint views of India after Robert Grindlay, and J.B. Hogarth

c.1830, 1826GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 6,375.00

Morvi State Album', 70 silver gelatin prints (190 x 240mm.) mounted one per page, all captioned in blue pencil in lower margin, original decorative maroon morocco gilt, titled on upper cover with State Arms, g.e., oblong folio (280 x 385mm.),

c.1900GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 5,737.00
  • <b><center>Neal Auction Company<br>Spring Estates 2021<br>April 16-18</b>
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Lyscosthenes, Conrad. <i>Prodigiorum ac ostentorum chronicon,</i> Basilea: Henricus Petrus, c. 1557, first edition, folio. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Collection of Ethiopic Religious Texts, in Ge'ez , illuminated manuscripts on vellum, c. 1700-20th c. (5 pcs.) $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Augustinus, Aurelius Sanctus.<br><i>De Civitate Dei,</i> Venice: Bonetus Locatellus per Octavianus Scotus, 9 Febbraio, 1486, 4to. $5,000 to $7,000.
    <b><center>Neal Auction Company<br>Spring Estates 2021<br>April 16-18</b>
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Choiseul-Gouffier, Marie Gabriel Comte de. <i>Voyage Pittoresque de la Grece,</i> Paris, J.J. Blaise, 1782-1809-1822, first edition. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Rufinus, Tyrannius (c. 345-411). <i>Expositio in symbolum apostolorum,</i> [Cologne, Ulrich Zel, c. 1472], first edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Magnus, Albertus. <i>Summa de eucharistiae sacramento,</i> Ulm: Johann Zainer, 1474. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b><center>Neal Auction Company<br>Spring Estates 2021<br>April 16-18</b>
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Strabo. <i>Rerum geographicarum libri septemdecim. A Guilielmo Xylandro Augstano magna cura recogniti…,</i> Basel, Henricpetri, (August 1571). $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Riou, Stephen (1720-1780). <i>The Grecian Orders of Architecture. Delineated and Explained from the Antiquities of Athens,</i> London, 1768. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Mair, Paul Hektor. <i>Geschlechter Buch...der...Statt Augspurg,</i> Frankfurt am Maim, Sigmund Feyerabend, 1580. $1,800 to $2,500.
    <b><center>Neal Auction Company<br>Spring Estates 2021<br>April 16-18</b>
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Polybius (c. 200-118 B.C.). <i>Historiarum libri priores quinque,</i> Basel: Johann Herwagen, 1549. $1,200 to $1,800.
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> Bellori, Giovanni Pietro. <i>Columna Antoniniana Marci Aurelii Antonini Augusti rebus gestis insignis Germanis simul...,</i> Rome, [1672]. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Neal Auction Co., Apr. 16:</b> <i>Ecclesiasticae Historiae, Eusebii Pamphili...Eiusdem de vita Constantini...Socratis...,</i> Paris, Robert Estienne, 1544. $800 to $1,200.
  • <center><b>Gonnelli Auction House<br>Books and Graphics<br>19th, 20th and 21st April 2021</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 19-21<br>Books from XVI to XX Century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 20<br>Atlases and Maps</b
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 21<br> Veneto and Venice, a Selection of Books from the XVI to XX century</b>
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 20<br></b>Rossini Gioachino, Baguette de chef d'orchestre appartenuta a Gioachino Rossini, dono del Comune di Passy. 1500 €
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 21<br></b>Manetti Saverio, Storia naturale degli uccelli trattata con metodo. Cinque volumi. 1767. 18.000 €
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 21<br></b>Poe Edgar Allan, Double assassinat dans la rue morgue. Illustrations de Cura. 1946.
    <b><center>Gonnelli: Apr. 19-21<br>Books from XVI to XX Century</b>
  • <b>Sotheby’s, through Apr. 27:</b> Ronald Reagan. Series of 37 letters to Senator George Murphy, and related material, 1968-90. £50,000 to £70,000.
  • <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Frances Palmer, <i>Battle of Buena Vista,</i> chromolithograph, New York, 1847. $4,000 to $6,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Antonio Colmenero de Ledesma, the earliest publication concerned solely with chocolate, first edition, Madrid, 1631. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Romans Bernard, <i>An Exact View of the Late Battle at Charlestown, June 17th, 1775,</i> engraving, 1776. $40,000 to $60,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> <i>A Short Narrative of the Horrid Massacre in Boston,</i> English edition, London, 1770. $12,000 to $18,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> William Soule, <i>Lodge of the Plains Indians,</i> albumen print, 1872. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Manuscript document to enforce New York’s “Agreement of Non-Importation” during the heyday of the Sons of Liberty, New York, 1769. $10,000 to $15,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Clarence Mackenzie, <i>Drummer Boy of the 13th Regiment of Brooklyn,</i> salt print with applied color, 1861. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b> Moses Lopez, <i>A Lunar Calendar,</i> first Jewish calendar published in America, Newport, RI, 1806. $3,000 to $4,000.
    <b>Swann Auction Galleries Apr 15:</b><br>The Book of Mormon, first edition, Palmyra, 1830. $30,000 to $40,000.
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