Bloomsbury Auctions: Travel including a single owner collection of books on Mountaineering, 102021, London

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Auction Report
Auction Date
10/20/2021 - 10/20/2021
Page Size: 125 items in 5 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1FRERE, Sir Bartle.

Eastern Africa as a Field for Missionary Labour. four letters to his Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury.

London1874GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 187.50
2BREWIN, Robert.

The Martyrs of Golbanti; or, Missionary Heroism Illustrated in the Lives of Rev. John and Mrs. Houghton, of East Africa.

Londonn.d. c. 1886. GBP 100.00 - 200.00Not Sold

MAPS: United States, China, and Europe: a group of six maps.

GBP 160.00 - 200.00Not Sold

MAPS: Africa: a group of three maps.

GBP 140.00 - 200.00Not Sold
5MOORE, Benjamin Burges.

From Moscow to the Persian Gulf being a Journal of a Disenchanted Traveller in Turkestan and Persia.

New York and London1915GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 125.00

The Holy Land. described by John Kelman.

London1902GBP 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold

TURKESTAN: Two Works on Turkestan in English.

1913 - 1934. GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 125.00
8FLEMING, Peter.

News from Tartary. A Journey from Peking to Kashmir.

Jonathan Cape1936GBP 80.00 - 120.00GBP 275.00
9WALLACE, Alfred Russel.

A Narrative of Travels on the Amazon and Rio Negro with an Account of the Native Tribes, and Observations on the Climate, Geology, and Natural History of the Amazon Valley.

London, New York and Melbourne1889GBP 80.00 - 100.00GBP 75.00
10TYNDALL, John.

Faraday as a Discoverer.

London1868GBP 150.00 - 250.00GBP 325.00

ALBUM: An album of 50 photographs, Australia, Sri Lanka, and Egypt.

1891GBP 600.00 - 800.00Not Sold

ALBUM: An album of 16 photographs and 8 watercolour sketches from Norway,

c. 1900GBP 500.00 - 700.00Not Sold

ALBUM: An album of over 100 photographs, almost all original, Malta, Yemen, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, and Korea.

1951-53GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00Not Sold

JOURNAL: The Travel Journey of Heather F. Masterman, an English woman travelling to Russia through Europe.

1907 - 1908. GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 375.00

ALBUM: An album of 162 original photographs of a naval tour of the North and East Africa and the East Indies.

Egypt, India, Kenya, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, and Yemen1928-31. GBP 300.00 - 500.00Not Sold

ALBUM: A concertina-style album of 51 prints of Japan.

Japan1904GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 575.00
17THESIGER, Wilfred.

Eight Works, and one related: five volumes SIGNED by the author.

London1959-2001. GBP 300.00 - 500.00GBP 750.00
18 GELFAND, Michael.

Medicine and Magic of the Mashona.

Capetown, Wynberg, and Johannesburg1956GBP 200.00 - 250.00Not Sold

Voyages to the Coast of Africa.

London1792GBP 200.00 - 300.00Not Sold
20MACAULAY, Kenneth.

The History of St. Kilda.

London1764GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 425.00
21AYTOUN, William Edmondstoune.

Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems, illustrated by Sir Joseph Noel Paton and Waller H. Paton.

Edinburgh and London1870GBP 250.00 - 300.00Not Sold
22LIVINGSTONE, David. and Charles.

Narrative of an Expedition to the Zambesi and its Tributaries.

New York1866GBP 150.00 - 200.00GBP 162.50
23PARK, Mungo.

The Journal of a Mission to the Interior of Africa in the Year 1805.

London. 1815GBP 150.00 - 250.00GBP 212.50
24MANNING, Samuel.

'Those Holy Fields'. Palestine, Illustrated by Pen and Pencil.

Londonn.d. circa 1874. GBP 100.00 - 150.00GBP 100.00
25GRAHAM, George Farquhar.

The Songs of Scotland Applied to Their Appropriate Melodies.

Edinburgh1854GBP 100.00 - 200.00GBP 75.00
  • <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.
  • <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.
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