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19 Jun 2013, starting at 14:00 BST.

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2 CAMERON (JULIA MARGARET) "Henry Prinsep", albumen print, [1865] £3,125
US$ 5,249
€3,792
8 FRITH (FRANCIS) 'The Hypæthral Temple, Philæ', [c.1857] £4,375
US$ 7,349
€5,310
13 BRAZIL FERREZ (MARC) Three Albums containing 84 city views, landscapes, scenes of workers, and portraits of "native types", [1880s/90s] £32,450
US$ 54,510
€39,385
14 BRAZIL. FERREZ (MARC) An album containing 25 views of Rio de Janeiro and immediate environs, c.1890 £18,750
US$ 31,496
€22,757
17 LONDON A group of approximately 108 images of London £2,250
US$ 3,779
€2,730
18 AMERICA - MÜNSTER (SEBASTIAN) Tabula novarum insularum, quas diversis respectibus Occidentales & Indianas vocant, 1550 £2,250
US$ 3,779
€2,730
19 AMERICA - ORTELIUS (ABRAHAM) Americae sive novi orbis nova descriptio, 1587 £2,375
US$ 3,989
€2,882
20 AMERICA - WHITE (JOHN) Americae pars, nunc Virginia dicta, 1590 £5,625
US$ 9,448
€6,827
21 AMERICA VISSCHER (NICOLAS) Novissima et accuratissima totius Americae descriptio, c.1658 £812
US$ 1,364
€986
22 ANSON (GEORGE) A Voyage Round the World, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV, first edition, 1748 £1,187
US$ 1,994
€1,441
23 AUSTRALIA. Papers of the Courtney and related families, including letters and papers relating to the early settlement of Australia, nineteenth century £7,500
US$ 12,598
€9,103
24 BANKS (JOSEPH) - [PERRY (JAMES, attributed to)] Mimosa: or, the Sensitive Plant; a Poem, 1779 £375
US$ 629
€455
28 BAUD-BOVY (DANIEL) and FREDERIC BOISSONNAS En Grèce par monts et par vaux, NUMBER 175 OF 230 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHORS, 1910 £3,500
US$ 5,879
€4,248
29 BEECHEY (FREDERICK WILLIAM) Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait, to co-operate with the Polar Expeditions: performed in H.M.S. Blossom, FIRST EDITION, 1831 £2,250
US$ 3,779
€2,730
30 BLANE (GILBERT) Remarks on Military Punishments, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, 1828 £687
US$ 1,154
€834
32 BLIGH (WILLIAM) Portrait miniature, after John Smart, [late nineteenth century] £1,375
US$ 2,309
€1,668
33 BLIGH (WILLIAM)] Minutes of the Proceedings of the Court-martial Held at Portsmouth, August 12, 1792. FIRST EDITION, 1794 £31,250
US$ 52,494
€37,929
34 BRUYN (CORNELIS DE) Reizen over Moskovie, door Persie en Indie, FINE COPY, 1711 £4,375
US$ 7,349
€5,310
35 BRUYN (CORNELIS DE) Reizen... door de vermaardste Deelen van Klein Asia, de Eylanden Scio, Rhodus, Cyprus... Mitsgaders de voornaamste Steden van Aegypten, Syrien en Palestina, Delft, 1698 £3,750
US$ 6,299
€4,551
37 COOK (JAMES) - GIANETTI (MICHELANGIOLO) Elogy of Captain James Cook Composed and Publicly Recited before the Royal Academy of Florence, 1785 £4,375
US$ 7,349
€5,310
39 COOK (JAMES) - The Death of Captain Cook; A Grand Serious-Pantomimic-Ballet, in Three Parts, 1789 £3,500
US$ 5,879
€4,248
40 COOK (JAMES) A New Voyage, Round the World, in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, and 1771; Undertaken by Order of His Present Majesty, Performed by Captain James Cooke, in the Ship Endeavour, 2 vol., New York, 1774 £4,750
US$ 7,979
€5,765
42 COXE (WILLIAM) A Comparative View of the Russian Discoveries with Those Made by Captains Cook and Clerke; and a Sketch of What Remains to Be Ascertained by Future Navigators, 1787 £22,500
US$ 37,795
€27,309
43 DARWIN (CHARLES), ROBERT FITZROY and PHILIP PARKER KING Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle, Between the Years 1826 and 1836, Describing the Examination of the Southern Shores of South America, and the Beagle's Circumnavigation of the Globe, 3 vol. bound in 4 (including the appendix to volume 2), FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED IN EACH VOLUME BY ROBERT FITZROY, 1839 £42,050
US$ 70,636
€51,037
44 DARWIN (CHARLES), ROBERT FITZROY and PHILIP PARKER KING. Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle, ... Appendix to Volume II only, 1839 £375
US$ 629
€455
47 DUBOURG (MATTHEW) Views of the Remains of Ancient Buildings in Rome, in its Vicinity, 1820 £1,625
US$ 2,729
€1,972
48 ELLIS (WILLIAM) A Journal of a Tour Roun Hawaii, the Largest of the Sandwich Islands, first edition, 1825 £375
US$ 629
€455
49 EMPSON (CHARLES) Narratives of South America; Illustrating Manners, Customs, and Scenery; LARGE PAPER COPY, 1836 £7,500
US$ 12,598
€9,103
50 FALKNER (THOMAS) A Description of Patagonia, and the Adjoining Parts of South America... and Some Particulars Relating to the Falkland's Islands, 1774 £1,375
US$ 2,309
€1,668
51 FREZIER (AMÉDÉE FRANÇOIS) A Voyage to the South-Sea, and Along the Coasts of Chili and Peru, in the Years 1712, 1713, and 1714, 1717 £1,000
US$ 1,679
€1,213
53 KAEMPFER (ENGLEBERT) Histoire naturelle, civile, et ecclesiastique de l'Empire du Japon, 1729 £5,000
US$ 8,399
€6,068
54 LEDYARD (JOHN) A Journal of Captain Cook's Last Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, and in Quest of a North-West Passage, between Asia & America; Performed in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, and 1779, FIRST EDITION, Hartford, 1783 £9,375
US$ 15,748
€11,378
55 MARITIME - LOGBOOK. A manuscript log of the proceedings of H.M. ship North Star, on a voyage from Brazil, 1835-6; and quantity of material relating to midshipman Townsend £1,000
US$ 1,679
€1,213
56 NAVAL – AFRICA and CHINA. Five albums of watercolours and photographs kept by Lieutenant Charles B. Clark, RN, China, West Africa, South America and Europe, c.1870-1890s £8,125
US$ 13,648
€9,861
57 PAVIE (AUGUSTE) Mission Pavie Indo-Chine 1879-1895, 9 vol. (Études diverses, 3 vol.; Géographie et voyages. ; Atlas. Notices et cartes, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED, 1898-1906 (9) £2,750
US$ 4,619
€3,337
58 PERNETY (ANTOINE) The History of a Voyage to the Malouine (or Falkland) Islands, Made in 1763 and 1764, Under the Command of M. de Bougainville, in Order to Form a Settlement There; and of Two Voyages to the Streights of Magellan, with an Account of the Patagonians, second edition in English, 1773 £875
US$ 1,469
€1,062
59 PERNETY (ANTOINE) The History of a Voyage to the Malouine (or Falkland) Islands, Made in 1763 and 1764, Under the Command of M. de Bougainville, in Order to Form a Settlement There; and of Two Voyages to the Streights of Magellan, with an Account of the Patagonians, first edition in English, 1771 £812
US$ 1,364
€986
60 PORTLAND MUSEUM - SALE CATALOGUE A Catalogue of the Portland Museum, Lately the Property of The Duchess Dowager of Portland, Deceased, 1786 £2,125
US$ 3,569
€2,579
61 PORTLOCK (NATHANIEL) A Voyage Round the World; But More Particularly to the North-West Coast of America, FIRST EDITION, 1789 £4,375
US$ 7,349
€5,310
62 PORTOLAN CHART - Portolan chart of the western portion of the Mediterranean, on a single sheet of vellum, [Italy, 1590s?] £8,125
US$ 13,648
€9,861
63 PRINGLE (JOHN) A Discourse Upon Some Late Improvements of the Means for Preserving the Health of Mariners, FIRST EDITION, 1776 £18,750
US$ 31,496
€22,757
65 RICKMAN (JOHN) - Journal of Captain Cook's last Voyage to the Pacific Ocean, on Discovery Performed in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, FIRST EDITION, 1781 £3,500
US$ 5,879
€4,248
66 RUSSIA â013 ST PETERSBURG. Travel diary kept by Robert Corbett describing the journey to St Petersburg via Harwich, Berlin, Koenigsberg, Riga, 1816 £562
US$ 944
€682
68 SHACKLETON (ERNEST HENRY) The Heart of the Antarctic. Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909, 3 vol. (including "The Antarctic Book Winter Quarters 1907-09"), LIMITED TO 300 COPIES, WITH SIGNATURES OF ALL THE SHORE PARTY, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY SHACKLETON "To Major T. Lethaby with kind regards from E.H. Shackleton, Sept. 1918. In remembrance of the first Polar Campaign preparations" on front free endpaper of volume one £13,750
US$ 23,097
€16,688
71 VANCOUVER (GEORGE) A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World, 4 vol. (including Atlas), 1798 £22,500
US$ 37,795
€27,309
72 WEBBER (JAMES) View in the South Seas... from the Year 1776 to 1780. With Letter-press, Descriptive of the Various Scenes, 1808 [but 1820] £25,000
US$ 41,995
€30,343
73 WEDDELL (JAMES) A Voyage Towards the South Pole, Performed in the Years 1822-24, FIRST EDITION, 1825 £2,375
US$ 3,989
€2,882
75 WOOD (ROBERT) The Ruins of Balbec, otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria, 1757 £1,125
US$ 1,889
€1,365
76 ALPHERAKY (SERGIUS) The Geese of Europe and Asia, 1905--THORBURN (ARCHIBALD) British Birds, 5 vol., 1916-1918 £750
US$ 1,259
€910
77 AMUCHASTEGUI (AXEL) Some Birds and Mammals of North America, 1971; Some Birds and Mammals of Afica, 1979, EACH LIMITED TO 505 COPIES £475
US$ 797
€576
78 BOLTON (JAMES) Harmonia Ruralis; or, an Essay Towards a Natural History of British Song Birds... faithfully drawn, engraved, and coloured after nature. By the author, on forty copper-plates, 2 vol. in 1, FIRST EDITION, LARGE PAPER COPY, 1794-1796 £8,125
US$ 13,648
€9,861
79 BOLTON (JAMES) Harmonia Ruralis; or, an Essay Towards a Natural History of British Song Birds... New Edition, Revised and Augmented, 2 vol., 1824 £2,750
US$ 4,619
€3,337
80 BOOTH (EDWARD THOMAS) Rough Notes on the Birds Observed during Twenty-five years' Shooting and Collecting in the British Islands, 3 vol., 1881-1887 £4,375
US$ 7,349
€5,310
81 BREE (CHARLES ROBERT) A History of the Birds of Europe, not Observed in the British Isles, 5 vol., 1863-1867--SEEBOHM (HENRY) A History of British Birds, with Coloured Illustrations of their Eggs, 4 vol., 1885 £500
US$ 839
€606
82 BULLER (WALTER LAWRY) A History of the Birds of New Zealand, FIRST EDITION, 1873 £1,750
US$ 2,939
€2,124
83 DONOVAN (EDWARD) The Natural History of British Birds; Or, A Selection of the Most Rare, Beautiful, and Interesting Birds which Inhabit this Country, vol. 1-5, 1794-1798 £1,375
US$ 2,309
€1,668
84 DRESSER (HENRY EELES) Eggs of the Birds of Europe, including all the Species Inhabiting the Western Palæarctic Area, 2 vol., 1905-1910 £875
US$ 1,469
€1,062
85 DRESSER (HENRY EELES) A Monograph of the Coraciidae, or the Family of the Rollers, 1893 £4,750
US$ 7,979
€5,765
86 DRESSER (HENRY EELES) A Monograph of the Meropidae or Family of the Bee-Eaters, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR, 1884-1886 £6,875
US$ 11,548
€8,344
87 GOULD (JOHN) The Birds of New Guinea, vol. 1 [Birds of Prey, Birds of Paradise, Crows]; Toucans; Monograph of the Pittidae; The Birds of Great Britain, vol. 1 [Birds of Prey and Owls], 1988-1990 (4) £500
US$ 839
€606
88 GRAY (G.R.) A Fasciculus of the Birds of China [all published], 1871 £687
US$ 1,154
€834
89 IRBY (LEONARD HOWARD LLOYD) The Ornithology of the Straits of Gibraltar, 1895 £1,000
US$ 1,679
€1,213
90 LATHAM (JOHN) A General Synopsis of Birds, 3 vol. in 6 together with Supplement I, 1781-1787 £1,375
US$ 2,309
€1,668
91 LEAR (EDWARD) 4 hand-coloured lithographs from 'Illustrations of the Family of Psittacidae or Parrots', [1832] £1,000
US$ 1,679
€1,213
92 LEAR (EDWARD) Illustrations of the Family of Psittacidae, or Parrots, NUMBER 1 OF 530 COPIES, 1978; and 3 others £687
US$ 1,154
€834
93 LILFORD (THOMAS L. POWYS, fourth Baron) Coloured Figures of the Birds of the British Islands, 7 vol., 1885-1897 £3,500
US$ 5,879
€4,248
94 LILFORD (THOMAS L. POWYS, fourth Baron) Coloured Figures of the Birds of the British Islands, 7 vol., 1891-1897 £1,875
US$ 3,149
€2,275
95 LILFORD (THOMAS L. POWYS, fourth Baron) Notes on the Birds of Northamptonshire and Neighbourhood, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 100 LARGE PAPER COPIES, 1895 £1,125
US$ 1,889
€1,365
96 MILLAIS (JOHN GUILLE) The Natural History of the British Surface-Feeding Ducks, NUMBER 532 of 600 LARGE PAPER COPIES, 1902; with the original painting ('Brown-headed gulls killing young teal') for the photogravure at page 84 £900
US$ 1,511
€1,092
97 MILLAIS (JOHN GUILLE) British Diving Ducks, 2 vol., NUMBER 29 OF 450 COPIES, 1913 £812
US$ 1,364
€986
98 MILLAIS (JOHN GUILLE) British Diving Ducks, 2 vol., AUTHOR'S PROOF COPY, inscribed, 1913 £1,750
US$ 2,939
€2,124
99 MILLAIS (JOHN GUILLE) The Mammals of Great Britain and Ireland, 3 vol., 1904-1906; and another £687
US$ 1,154
€834
100 MILLAIS (JOHN GUILLE) The Natural History of British Game Birds, NUMBER 299 OF 550 COPIES, 1909 £812
US$ 1,364
€986
101 MORRIS (FRANCIS ORPEN) A History of British Birds; A Natural History of the Nests and Eggs of British Birds, 9 vol., 1870-1877 £1,250
US$ 2,099
€1,517
102 RICKMAN (PHILIP) 'Long-Tail Tits on Larch'; and 2 other watercolours £500
US$ 839
€606
104 RICKMAN (PHILIP) Bird Paintings and Sketches, NUMBER 210 OF 500 COPIES, 1979; and 3 watercolours £475
US$ 797
€576
105 RICKMAN (PHILIP) - POLLARD (HUGH B.C.) and PHYLLIS BARCLAY-SMITH. British and American Game Birds, NUMBER 46 OF 125 COPIES WITH AN ORIGINAL PENCIL SKETCH SIGNED BY THE ARTIST, 1945; and 2 others £812
US$ 1,364
€986
106 SEEBOHM (HENRY) The Geographical Distribution of the Family Charadriidae, or the Plovers, Sandpipers, Snipes, and their Allies, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, [1887]; with an autograph letter signed and 7 original pen and ink drawings for the book by J.G. Millais £2,125
US$ 3,569
€2,579
107 SETH-SMITH (DAVID) Parrakeets. A Handbook to the Imported Species, FIRST EDITION, 1903 £562
US$ 944
€682
108 SHARPE (RICHARD BOWDLER) and CLAUDE WILMOTT WYATT. A Monograph of the Hirundinidae or Family of Swallows, 2 vol., 1885-1894 £4,375
US$ 7,349
€5,310
109 SHELLEY (GEORGE ERNEST) A Handbook to the Birds of Egypt, 1872; and 2 others £562
US$ 944
€682
110 STONHAM (CHARLES) The Birds of the British Islands, 5 vol., 1906-1911 £725
US$ 1,217
€879
111 SWAINSON (WILLIAM) and JOHN RICHARDSON Fauna Boreali-Americana, or the Zoology of the Northen Parts of British America... Part Second, The Birds, 1831 £687
US$ 1,154
€834
112 THORBURN (ARCHIBALD) A Naturalist's Sketch book, 1919; British Mammals, 2 vol., 1920 £750
US$ 1,259
€910
113 THORBURN (ARCHIBALD) British Birds, 4 vol., NUMBER 15 OF 205 LARGE PAPER COPIES, 1926-1926 £1,187
US$ 1,994
€1,441
114 THORBURN (ARCHIBALD) Game Birds and Wild-Fowl of Great Britain and Ireland, 1923--MILLAIS (JOHN GUILLE) Game Birds and Shooting-Sketches, 1892 £875
US$ 1,469
€1,062
115 THORBURN (ARCHIBALD) Game Birds and Wild-Fowl of Great Britain and Ireland, NUMBER 124 OF 155 LARGE PAPER COPIES, 1923 £1,250
US$ 2,099
€1,517
116 WHITAKER (JOSEPH I.S.) The Birds of Tunisia. Being a History of the Birds Found in the Regency of Tunis, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 81 OF 250 COPIES, 1905 £437
US$ 734
€531
117 WHITE (GILBERT) The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, in the County of Southampton: with Engravings, and an Appendix, FIRST EDITION, 1789 £1,062
US$ 1,784
€1,289
118 WILLUGHBY (FRANCIS) and JOHN RAY. The Ornithology of Francis Willoughby, 1678 £2,000
US$ 3,359
€2,427
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