LOTS
 of 45
  • Lot 1
    DEWHURST (WILLIAM HENRY) The Natural History of the Order of Cetacea and the Oceanic Inhabitants of the Arctic Regions, Published by the Author, 1834; and two others (3)
    Sold for £812 (US$ 1,365) inc. premium

  • Lot 2
    GILLIES (ROBERT PIERCE) Tales of a Voyager to the Arctic Ocean, 3 vol., 1826
    £300 - 500
    US$ 500 - 840

  • Lot 3*
    INUITS HEUSTIS (LOUISE LYONS) "Danish-Esquimaux Women" and "Group of Arctic Highlanders",
    £600 - 800
    US$ 1,000 - 1,300

  • Lot 4*
    INUITS HEUSTIS (LOUISE LYONS) "Esquimaux Family"; "Villagers"; and "Native Hunters",
    Sold for £187 (US$ 315) inc. premium

  • Lot 5*
    INUITS HEUSTIS (LOUISE LYONS) "Esquimaux Child"; "Women and Child of Arctic Highlanders"; and "A Winter House", [1900] (3)
    Sold for £187 (US$ 315) inc. premium

  • Lot 6
    LAING (JOHN) A Voyage to Spitzbergen containing an Account of that Country, of the Zoology of the North; of the Shetland Isles; and of the Whale Fishery, Edinburgh, Adam Black, 1818; and another (2)
    Sold for £400 (US$ 672) inc. premium

  • Lot 7
    NORDENSKIÖLD (ADOLF ERIK) Vegas färd kring Asien och Europa, 12 parts in 10 vol. [complete], 1880-1881
    £800 - 1,200
    US$ 1,300 - 2,000

  • Lot 8
    PEARY (ROBERT) "Peary's Proofs! "If Peary could get to the Pole, why was it impossible for Cook?" Peary tells in the July Hampton's", c.1910
    Sold for £625 (US$ 1,050) inc. premium

  • Lot 9
    PEARY (ROBERT) The North Pole... with an Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt, NUMBER 64 OF 500 EDITION DE LUXE COPIES, 1910
    Sold for £750 (US$ 1,260) inc. premium

  • Lot 10*
    PETERS (G.W.) "On the march, hunting musk ox"; "Making preparations for the start",
    £500 - 700
    US$ 840 - 1,200

  • Lot 11
    RESOLUTE. Voyages in the Arctic Seas from 1821 to 1825, FROM THE LIBRARY ON BOARD THE RESOLUTE, 1831
    Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,311) inc. premium

  • Lot 12
    SCORESBY (WILLIAM) Journal of a Voyage to a Northern Whale-Fishery, Edinburgh, Archibald Constable, 1823; and two others (3)
    Sold for £525 (US$ 882) inc. premium

  • Lot 13
    WATKINS (HENRY GEORGE, 'Gino') Collection of letters and ephemera, 1931-1933
    £1,500 - 2,000
    US$ 2,500 - 3,400

  • Lot 14
    ARCTIC MEDAL, 1857
    Sold for £937 (US$ 1,575) inc. premium

  • Lot 15
    "ARCTIC SCENERY" TUREEN BASE The earthenware tureen base, with wasted edges, blue transfer decoration of wild flowers alternating with wild animals in panels around the rim, a scene of Inuits building an igloo and being watched by an armed European to the centre, "ARCTIC SCENERY 9" igloo motif transfer on base, [c.1840]
    £500 - 700
    US$ 840 - 1,200

  • Lot 16
    "ARCTIC SCENERY" SOUP BOWLS A pair of earthenware soup bowls, of circular form, with blue transfer decoration of wild flowers alternating with wild animals in panels around the rim, Hecla and Griper wintering in Melville Sound with a dog sled in the foreground to the centre, "ARCTIC SCENERY" igloo motif transfer on base, 270mm. in diameter, [c.1840] (2)
    Sold for £475 (US$ 798) inc. premium

  • Lot 17
    "ARCTIC SCENERY" SOUP BOWLS A pair of earthenware soup bowls, of circular form, with blue transfer decoration of wild flowers alternating with wild animals in panels around the rim, Hecla and Griper wintering in Melville Sound with a dog sled in the foreground to the centre, "ARCTIC SCENERY" igloo motif transfer on base, 270mm. in diameter, [c.1840] (2)
    Sold for £687 (US$ 1,155) inc. premium

  • Lot 18
    "ARCTIC SCENERY" SIDE PLATES A pair of earthenware side plates, of circular form, with blue transfer decoration of wild flowers alternating with wild animals in panels around the rim, Inuits building igloos being watched by armed Europeans to the centre, "ARCTIC SCENERY" igloo motif transfer on underside of rim, 240mm. in diameter, [c.1840] (2)
    Sold for £750 (US$ 1,260) inc. premium

  • Lot 19
    "ARCTIC SCENERY" SAUCE TUREEN UNDERSTAND The earthenware understand, with wasted edges, green transfer decoration of wild flowers alternating with wild animals in panels on the rim, with a marine scene to the centre depicting sailors in boats and figures in canoes, "ARCTIC SCENERY" igloo motif transfer on base, 160 x 220mm., [c.1840]
    £300 - 500
    US$ 500 - 840

  • Lot 20
    "ARCTIC SCENERY" PICKLE DISH The earthenware dish, with brown transfer lace-style decoration to the rim, and an Inuit family and dogs beside igloos, in a mountainous scene with boats, to the centre, [c.1840]
    Sold for £525 (US$ 882) inc. premium

  • Lot 21
    "ARCTIC SCENERY" DINNER PLATES The pair of earthenware dinner plates, of circular form, with blue transfer decoration, wild flowers alternating with wild animals to the rim, with Hecla and Griper wintering in Melville Sound, with dog sled in the foreground, "ARCTIC SCENERY" igloo motif transfer on base, [c.1840] (2)
    Sold for £437 (US$ 735) inc. premium

  • Lot 22
    ROYAL NAVY EXPLORATION EXPEDITION, 1773 An autograph letter to J. T. Batt esq. from an anonymous sender transmitting news of HMS Racehorse and Carcass; together with a tracing manuscript map, sent by Lord North, showing the outline of the principal islands of Spitzbergen, [c.1773] (2)
    Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,680) inc. premium

  • Lot 23
    ROYAL NAVY, NORTH WEST PASSAGE, 1819-1820. PARRY (WILLIAM EDWARD) Journal of a Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific... with an Appendix, Containing the Scientific and Other Observations, 1821
    £300 - 400
    US$ 500 - 670

  • Lot 24
    ROSS, NORTH WEST PASSAGE, 1829-1833. ROSS (JOHN) Explanation and Answer to Mr. John Braithwaite's Supplement to Captain Sir John Ross's Narrative of a Second Voyage in Search of a North-West Passage, [1835]
    Sold for £937 (US$ 1,575) inc. premium

  • Lot 25
    ROYAL NAVY, NORTH WEST PASSAGE, 1836-1837 BACK (GEORGE) A small wooden keepsake from the Terror in the form of a book
    Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,882) inc. premium

  • Lot 26
    NORTH WEST PASSAGE, 1836-1837. CHAMBERS (GEORGE) "H.M.S Terror in frozen strait", [1838]
    Sold for £812 (US$ 1,365) inc. premium

  • Lot 27
    FRANKLIN SEARCHING EXPEDITION, 1851-1853. CRESSWELL (SAMUEL GURNEY) A collection of 7 chromolithographed plates, from "A Series of Eight Sketches in Colour...of the Voyage of H.M.S. Investigator", [1854]
    Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,882) inc. premium

  • Lot 28
    SECOND GRINNELL EXPEDITION, 1853-55 - OPERTI (ALBERT) OPERTI (ALBERT) "Farewell", depicting some crew members of the abandoned brig, Advance, in Rensselaer Harbour, Greenland, 1855, [c.1885]
    Sold for £875 (US$ 1,470) inc. premium

  • Lot 29
    SWEDISH SPITZBERGEN EXPEDITION, 1861. CHYDENIUS (JAKOB KARL EMIL) Svenska Expeditionen til Spetsbergen år 1861 Utförd under Ledning af Otto Torell, bound in 2 parts, 1865
    Sold for £350 (US$ 588) inc. premium

  • Lot 30
    BRITISH ARCTIC EXPEDITION, 1875-76 A pair of soup bowls, of circular form, by W.T. Copeland & Sons, the rims with black transfer decoration of plaited rope design, with "Arctic Expedition 1875" in a belt surrounding a polar bear to the centre, three transferred maker's marks, of fouled anchor design, to underside of rims, the bases with three impressed maker's markers and "DISCOVERY" printed in black, 260mm. in diameter, 1875
    Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,521) inc. premium

  • Lot 31
    BRITISH ARCTIC EXPEDITION, 1875-76 The soup bowl, of circular form, by W.T. Copeland & Sons, the rim with blue transfer decoration of plaited rope design, with "Arctic Expedition 1875" in a belt surrounding a polar bear to the centre, three transferred maker's marks, of fouled anchor design, to underside of rim, the base with three impressed maker's markers and "DISCOVERY" printed in blue, 1875
    Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,101) inc. premium

  • Lot 32
    BRITISH ARCTIC EXPEDITION, 1875-76 The stone china drainer, of oval form, by W.T. Copeland & Sons, the edge with blue tranfer decoration of plaited rope design, with "Arctic Expedition 1875" on a belt to the centre, the base with four maker's marks, three transferred and of fouled anchor design, the other impressed reading "Copeland 84" with a crown, "ALERT" printed on base, and evidence of "DISCOVERY" which has since been removed, 1875
    Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,890) inc. premium

  • Lot 33
    BRITISH ARCTIC EXPEDITION 1875-76 The circular stone china sauce tureen and cover by W.T. Copeland & Sons, the twin handles and finial with blue handpainted details, the body and cover with blue transfer decorations of plaited rope design, and bearing the expedition logo, "Arctic Expedition 1875" on a belt surround a polar bear, maker's mark, in the form of a fouled anchor, and "DISCOVERY" printed on underside of cover and base, 1875
    Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,521) inc. premium

  • Lot 34
    BRITISH ARCTIC EXPEDITION, 1875-76 A stone china milk jug by W.T.Copeland & Sons, with blue transfer decoration on white background, rope design around neck and rim, the expedition logo to the front, "Arctic Expedition 1875" on a belt surrounding a polar bear, maker's mark, in the form of a fouled anchor, and "DISCOVERY" printed on base, 1875
    Sold for £2,500 (US$ 4,202) inc. premium

  • Lot 36
    BRITISH ARCTIC EXPEDITION, 1875-76 The dinner plate, of circular form, by W.T. Copeland & Sons, the rim with blue tranfer decoration of plaited rope design, with "Arctic Expedition 1875" in a belt surrounding a polar bear to the centre, three transferred maker's marks, of fouled anchor design, to underside of rim, the base with four impressed maker's marks and "DISCOVERY" printed in blue, 1875
    Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,680) inc. premium

  • Lot 37
    BRITISH ARCTIC EXPEDITION, 1875-76 Two photographs, each with portraits of all of the crew members of the Discovery and the Alert identified by surname, 1875 (2)
    Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,680) inc. premium

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