Sothebys: Travel, Photographs, Maps and Natural History - bidstart 5/12, L22402, London

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Auction Report
Auction Date
05/24/2022 - 05/24/2022
Page Size: 107 items in 5 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1

La guida del Mercurio geografico per tutte le parti del mondo.

Rome1692GBP 12,000.00 - 15,000.00Not Sold
2

Le Neptune françois, ou atlas nouveau des cartes marines.

Paris but Amsterdam 1693 [1700]GBP 70,000.00 - 90,000.00GBP 119,700.00
3Abraham Ortelius

Theatrum orbis terrarum.

Antwerp1584GBP 50,000.00 - 70,000.00Not Sold
4Claudius Ptolemaeus and Giacomo Gastaldi

La Geografia... con alcuni comenti & aggiunte fattevi da Sebastiano Munstero... con le tavole... nuove aggiuntevi di Messer Iacopo Gastaldo.

Venice1548 (1547)GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 11,340.00
5Giovanni Maria Pujati

Introduttione alla geografia.... libro primo [-lib. VII]; Della geografia antica.

Rome1766GBP 12,000.00 - 15,000.00Not Sold
6Reinier and Josua Ottens

Atlas van Zeevaert en Koophandel door de Geheele Weereldt. 

Amsterdam1745GBP 12,000.00 - 18,000.00GBP 12,600.00
7John Sellar

A Pocket Book containing several Choice Collections in Arithmetick, Navigation, Astronomy, Astrology, Geometry, Geography, Surveying, Measuring, Dialling, Gageing.

London1676GBP 12,000.00 - 18,000.00Not Sold
8Johannes and Gerard van Keulen

Johannes and Gerard van Keulen

GBP 60,000.00 - 90,000.00GBP 163,800.00
9John Wallis

Wallis's complete voyage round the world. A new geographical pastime.

London1796GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,890.00
10Wang Zhiyuan after Huang Shang

T'ien wên t'u [A Map of the Stars]. 1247 (stele), late nineteenth century (rubbing)

Suzhou 1247, late nineteenth centuryGBP 5,000.00 - 7,000.00Not Sold
11Douglas Carruthers et alia

Letters and postcards to Colonel Bailey, including letters relating to Tibet and the Younghusband expedition, 1904-1947

 1904-1947GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 3,780.00
12Captain James Cook and Captain James King

Troisième Voyage de Cook [with] Cartes et Figures du Troisième Voyage de Cook.

Paris1785GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 882.00
13Charles Adolphus Murray, Earl of Dunmore

Scenes in Many Lands: Arctic to Equator.

Londonc. 1897GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 693.00
14Paul Jones

Mémoires de Paul Jones, où il expose ses principaux services, et rappelle ce qui lui st arrivé de plus remarquable pendant le cours de la révolution américaine, particulièrement en Europe, …

Paris1798GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00Not Sold
15S.F. Fores (publisher)

The enterprizing Lunardi's Grand Air Balloon.

London1784GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 693.00
16James Alms

Captain's Log maintained on HMS Monmouth

GBP 4,000.00 - 6,000.00Not Sold
17Charles Butler

The feminin' monarchi', or the histori of bee's. Shewing their admirable natur', and propertis; their generation and colonis... written out of experienc'.

Oxford1634GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 2,268.00
18Archibald Thorburn

British Birds... with eighty plates in colour, showing over four hundred species (supplementary part).

 London1915-1916, 1918 GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,008.00
19

Collection of 53 glass stereoviews of a voyage and travels in Norway

c. 1897GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold
20

The mass extermination of Jews in German occupied Poland. Note addressed to the Governments of the United Nations on December 10th, 1942, and other documents.

London1943GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00GBP 2,268.00
21Domenico Amici

Raccolta delle principali vedute di Roma; [Raccolta delle vedute dei contorni di Roma].

Rome1835 [1832-1847]GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 252.00
22Sahibdad Abdulla

A collection of 38 photographs of Afghanistan. Kabul

c. 1919-33GBP 3,500.00 - 4,500.00Not Sold
23[Domingo Badia y Leblich]

Travels of Ali Bey in Morocco, Tripoli, Cyprus, Egypt, Arabia, Syria, and Turkey, between the years 1803 and 1807. Written by himself.

London1816GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,764.00
24Demetrius Cantemir

The history of the growth and decay of the Othman Empire… translated into English … by N. Tindal.

London1734GBP 3,000.00 - 5,000.00GBP 4,032.00
25Charles Henry Spencer Churchill

Mount Lebanon. A Ten Years' Residence.

London1853, [1862]GBP 1,000.00 - 2,000.00GBP 3,276.00
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    <b>Swann:</b> John Bachmann, <i>Panorama of the Seat of War,</i> New York, 1861-62. Sold June 23 — $35,000.
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    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> George Washington ADS, One of the Earliest in His Hand, A Survey from 1752, the Same Year He Inherited Mount Vernon.
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    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Daniel Boone Signed Receipt as VA Delegate; During His 1st of 3 Terms, Boone Was Kidnapped by British Forces Gunning for Gov. T. Jefferson & Other Legislators.
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    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Benjamin Franklin Signed Receipt for “Pennsylvania Gazette,” Important & Beautifully Displayed
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Lincoln & His Civil War Cabinet: 8 Signatures, Beautifully Presented!
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    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Jefferson Davis ALS: “the negroes are humble and generally inclined to cling to their masters…neither crop or stock could be protected from their thieving” – Incredible!
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    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> “B Arnold” ANS on Pre-Revolutionary War Promissory Note Dating From His Days as a New Haven Merchant
    <b>University Archives, Aug. 17:</b> Bob Dylan Signed LP “Blonde on Blonde” with Jeff Rosen COA.
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