Bonhams: Travel and Exploration, 27097, London

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Auction Report
Auction Date
09/14/2021 - 09/14/2021
Page Size: 115 items in 5 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price

Maris Pacifici (quod vulgo Mar del Zur) cum regionibus circumiacentibus, insulisque in eodem passim sparsis, novissima descriptio,

Antwerp 1589 but c.1609GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00GBP 3,570.00

Histoire générale des voyages, our nouvelles collection de toutes les relations de voyages par mer t par terre, 17 vol. (of 19, wanting vols. 8 and 9),

Paris 1748-1770GBP 1,500.00 - 2,500.00GBP 2,805.00

A Journal of a Voyage Round the World, in His Majesty's Ship Endeavour, in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, and 1771... To which is added a Concise Vocabulary of the Language of Otahitee,

1771GBP 20,000.00 - 30,000.00GBP 22,750.00
5Lt. Col. William Godfrey Rayson Masters

An album of sixty-five works on paper documenting Masters' 1857-1861 expedition from England to Southeast Asia with the Royal Marines, on board HMS Chesapeake

1857-1861 GBP 10,000.00 - 15,000.00GBP 52,750.00
11FARSARI (A.) & CO.

Views & Costumes of Japan,

1880sGBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 828.00

Illustrations of China and its People. A Series of Two Hundred Photographs, With Letterpress Description of the Places and People Represented

1873-1874GBP 25,000.00 - 35,000.00Not Sold

The Great Wall of China,

1907GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 3,570.00

Panoramic photograph of an unidentified view in China, by an unknown photographer,

1860sGBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 3,825.00

Shanghai of To-day. A Souvenir of Fifty Vandyke Gravure Prints of "The Model Settlement",

Shanghai Hong Kong and Singapore 1930GBP 400.00 - 600.00Not Sold
25Elizabeth Keith

Forbidden City Gate, Peking

GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 2,422.00
40Mochtar Apin

A folio of sixteen linocuts commemorating Indonesia's 1945 declaration of independence

1945GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 765.00

Portrait of Tippu Sultan, after Edward Orme,; and 4 prints relating to the life of Tipu Sultan, all engraved by F. dal Pedro (8)

1850sGBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,530.00
48After Charles Emilius

A Sepoy of Tippoo Sultaun's Regular Infantry'; and 14 further views, groups and "types" hand-coloured lithographs by Medland and others after Gold, laid down and window-mounted,

Published by G. Nicol 1799 33.5 x 26cm. (13 3/16 x 10 1/4in.) or similar (14)GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,657.00
49After Johann Joseph Zoffany

Colonel Mordaunt's Cock Match. At Lucknow in the Province of Oude in the Year 1786 at Which Were Present Several High and Distinguished Personages'

1794GBP 2,000.00 - 3,000.00Not Sold
50After Sir Thomas Anburey

View of Kalpy on the Jumna'; and 6 other views of India by Anburey, F.S. Ward, and G. Frankland

1799GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,147.00
51Travel And Exploration

Music Gallery at the Entrance of the Mosque, Seringapatam'; and 3 further views in Seringapatam and Bangalore

1804GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 765.00
52After Henry Salt

A View of Lucknow' hand-coloured aquatint by D. Havell after Henry Salt, laid on card and window-mounted,

1809GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 701.00
53After Thomas Williamson

Killing Game in Boats', with 2 further hunting scenes hand-coloured aquatints, laid on card, 2 mounted, framed and glazed,

1818GBP 600.00 - 800.00GBP 637.00

Six views in India to include: 'Butteesa on the Jumna''Temple dedicated to Krishna/Kalpi on the Jumna''Part of Rajmahal on the Ganges'Rohtasgarh Fort and Devi Temple, Bihar'Ruins of Toglukaband'Ruins of a pagoda, Southern Maharashtra

GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,275.00
56James Baillie Fraser

Assemblage of Hillmen'; with 2 further views hand-coloured aquatings by R. Havell & Son after Fraser, laid on card, 2 within window-mounts,

1820GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 2,167.00
57James Baillie Fraser

A View of Tank Square [Calcutta], from the West'; and 3 further views of Calcutta hand-coloured lithographs by R. Havell Jun. after Fraser, 3 mounted, framed and glazed, one cut to size and window-mounted,

1824-1826 GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 1,912.00
58James Baillie Fraser

The Ridge and Fort of Jytock'; 'Country to the Nortwhward from Nowagurgh Teeba'; 'Byramghattee' image size

1820GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 1,275.00
59After John Dalbiac Luard

Tomb of Shumse-Ud-Din-Altumsh'; and 10 other views from his A Series of Views in India lithographs on india-proof paper mounted on thick paper as issued,

1832GBP 1,500.00 - 2,000.00GBP 2,167.00
64Robert Melville

View of the Bridge near Baroda in Guzerat'; and 10 further views from Grindlay's Scenery, Costumes and Architecture Chiefly on the Western Side of India

1820s and laterGBP 1,000.00 - 2,000.00GBP 2,805.00
65After Charles Rasmus Forrest

Ancient Tomb, at the Confluence of the Boglipore Nulla and the Ganges'; and 5 other views from A Picturesque Tour Along the Rivers Ganges and Jumna

1824GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 3,187.00
  • <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>December 9</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 47. Roosevelt, Theodore. Photograph inscribed to Morris J. Hirsch. May 7th 1918. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 178. Whitman, Walt. <i>Leaves of Grass.</i> Brooklyn, New York: [Printed for the author], 1955. First edition in the first issue binding. $70,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 38. Mather, Cotton. <i>Magnalia Christi Americana; or, the Ecclesiastical History of New-England.</i> London: Printed for Thomas Parkhurst, 1702. First edition. $3,000 to $5,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 55. Taylor, Zachary. Autograph letter signed as President-Elect. Baton Rouge: January 15, 1849. $5,000 to $8,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 203. Picasso, Pablo. <i>Verve</i> Vol. V, Nos. 19-20. Paris: Editions Verve, 1948. Inscribed on the title page by Picasso. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b><center>Doyle<br>Rare Books, Autographs & Maps<br>December 9</b>
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 211. Domergue, Jean-Gabriel. L'Ete a Monte Carlo. Lithographed poster, Lucien Serre & Cie, Paris, circa 1937. $1,000 to $1,500.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 105. Manuscript Illumination attr. to Neri da Rimini. Large excised initial "N" from a choirbook, extensively historiated. [Likely Rimini: first quarter of the 14th century]. $2,000 to $3,000.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 40. McKenney, Thomas L. and Hall, James. <i>History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs.</i> Philadelphia: Rice, Rutter & Co., 1870. $3,00
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 222. Searle, Ronald. [Pets--a dog, cats and a parrot-- surrounded by books, and inspecting a globe, perhaps planning global domination]. Original drawing, 17 3/8 x 13 1/2 inches. $1,500 to $2,500.
    <b>Doyle, Rare Books, Autographs & Maps:</b> Lot 98. Faden, William; Scull, Nicholas and George Heap. A Plan of the City and Environs of Philadelphia, Survey'd by N. Scull and G. Heap. London: William Faden, 12 March 1777. $3,000 to $5,000.
  • <i>Der Sturm.</i> 1922. Sold October 2021 for € 13,000.
    Diophantus Alexandrinus, <i>Arithmeticorum libri sex.</i> 1670. Sold October 2021 for € 18,000.
    <i>Cozzani Ettore e altri, l’Eroica. Tutto il pubblicato.</i> Sold October 2021 for € 11,000.
    Newton Isaac, <i>Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica.</i> 1714. Sold October 2021 for € 7,500.
    Manetti Saverio, <i>Storia naturale degli uccelli.</i> 1767-1776. Sold April 2021 for € 26,000.
  • <center><br>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Maps & Atlases<br>Natural History<br>& Color Plate Books<br>December 9, 2021</b>
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> AUDUBON, JOHN JAMES. Carolina Parrot. Plate 26. Hand-colored aquatint and engraved plate from Audubon's <i>Birds of America.</i> $80,000 to $100,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> Francisco Henrique Carls. [Album de Pernambuco e seus Arrabaldes]. Fifty-three chromolithographed plates of landscape, town views and more of the state of Pernambuco, northeast Brazil. $25,000 to $35,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> Captain Thomas Davies, after. Group of 5 engraved topographical scenes of North American waterfalls. $8,000 to $12,000.
    <center><br>Swann Auction Galleries<br>Maps & Atlases<br>Natural History<br>& Color Plate Books<br>December 9, 2021</b>
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> William R. Morley. Morley's Map of New Mexico. Large lithographed pocket map with original hand-color in outline. $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> Frederick William Beechey, et al. <i>The Zoology of Captain Beechey's Voyage; Compiled from the Collections and Notes Made by Captain Beechey…</i> $7,000 to $10,000.
    <b>Swann, Dec. 9:</b> ZUDA ROKASHI (Priest Hotan.) Nansenbushu Bankoku Shoka No Zu. Woodblock wall map of the world on 16 sheets joined. $5,000 to $7,500.
  • <b><center> Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 29th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b> Latin Book of Hours, Langres around 1490. Est: €50,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>T. Livius, <i>Römische Historien,</i> 1533. Est: €12,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>G. Mendel, <i>Versuche über Pflanzen-Hybriden,</i> 1865-66. Est: €30,000
    <b><center> Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 29th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>A. Verard, Book of Hours, around 1488. Est: €30,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>A. Ortelius, <i>Theatrum orbis terrarum,</i> 1601. Est: €80,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br><i>Der Sturm,</i> 1910-1916. Est: €16,000
    <b><center> Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 29th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b> <i>Cronica van der hilliger Stat Coellen,</i> 1499. Est: €25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>M. Catesby, <i>Piscium serpentum insectorum,</i> 1777. Est: €25,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>W. Grohmann, <i>Das Werk Ernst Ludwig Kirchners,</i> 1926. Est: €20,000
    <b><center> Ketterer Rare Books<br>Auction on November 29th</b>
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>P. Borgo, <i>Aritmetica mercantile,</i> 1491. Est: €16,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b><br>D. Roberts, <i>Egypt and Nubia,</i> 1846-49. Est: €8,000
    <b>Ketterer Rare Books, Nov. 29:</b> <i>Estampes,</i> with the suite by P. Picasso, 1950. Est: €15,000
  • <center><b>Sotheby’s<br>Zang Tumb Tuuum:<br>la révolution futuriste<br>Online Auction<br>30 November – 7 December</b>
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 18:</b> The "Official Edition" of the United States Constitution and the First Printing of the Final Text of the Constitution, 1787. $15,000,000 to $20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso. I Paroliberi Futuristi. 1914-1915. 8 p. Unique corrected proofs, for an anthology that remained unpublished. €40,000 to €60,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Cangiullo, Francesco. Studenti in Lettere. Università. 1915. Seminal work, featured in 3 historical futurist exhibitions. €20,000 to €30,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Cangiullo, Francesco. Chiaro di luna. Circa 1915. Collage and gouache on paper. €15,000 to €20,000.
    <b>Sotheby’s, Nov. 30 – Dec. 7:</b> Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso. Manicure. Faire les ongles à l'Italie. Circa 1915. A fantastic parody of an advertising poster. €20,000 to €30,000.
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