Fine Books, Atlases, Manuscripts and Photographs

15 Nov 2017, starting at 13:00 GMT.

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AFRICA – STANLEY AND THE CONGO Journals of Walter Dundas Bathurst, kept while serving as an officer of the Association Internationale du Congo (AIC), Congo, 1884-85

BOURGEVIN DE VIALART (CHARLES ETIENNE, COMTE DE ST. MORYS Voyage Pittoresque de Scandanavie

CHERRY-GARRARD (APSLEY) The Worst Journey in the World. Antarctic 1910-1913, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, Constable & Co., 1922

CHINA CONSTANT (SAMUEL VICTOR) Calls, Sounds and Merchandise of the Peking Street Peddlars, FIRST EDITION, Peking [Beijing], The Camel Bell, [1936]

CHINA - PHOTOGRAPHY AND WAR Three albums of photographic views, street scenes, and military engagements in China, c.1928-1932, and later (3)

CHINESE-JAPANESE WAR - MALAYSIAN OCCUPATION LIU KANG. Chop Suey. A Selection [-third collection] from a Host of Shocking Events Experienced in Malaya during the Japanese Occupation, 3 vol. [complete], FIRST AND ONLY EDITION, [Singapore, Eastern Art Co., 1946]

CHINA, HONG KONG, JAPAN, WEST INDIES AND THE MEDITERRANEAN Album of some three hundred watercolours executed by Commander Henry Craven St John, during service with the Royal Navy, 1850s-70s

COUSIN (LOUIS) Histoire de Constantinople depuis le regne de l'ancien Justin, jusqu'à la fin de l'Empire. Traduite sur les originaux grecs, 8 vol., FIRST EDITION, Paris, Damien Foucault, 1672-1674

COOK'S LAST VOYAGE Autograph letter signed by John Douglas, to "Dear Sir", discussing the publication of the journals of Cook's third voyage, Windsor Castle, 6 October 1782

CUREAU DE LA CHAMBRE (MARIN) Discours sur les causes du débordement du Nil, FIRST EDITION, Paris, Jacques Dallin, 1665

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20% on the excess of £175,001 and up to £3,000,000 of the hammer price
12.5% on the excess of £3,000,001 of the hammer price
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