Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs



Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs

Wed, 13th Jul 2022 10:00
Sale number: 694
Location: Live Online | Edinburgh

Our July Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs sale was led by an important document signed by Sir Walter Raleigh, a very early edition of John Cleland's Memoirs of A Woman of Pleasure (c.1755), a work better known to posterity as Fanny Hill, and a rare first edition of John Law’s Money and Trade Considered (1705). Additional highlights featuring in the sale included a first edition, first impression, paperback issue of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (1997), a set of James Sowerby's The Mineral Conchology of Great Britain (1812-29) from the library of Andrew Carnegie, and an imposing 18th century atlas by Thomas Kitchin.

Name: Dominic Somerville-Brown
Email: Dominic.Somerville-Brown@lyonandturnbull.com

Name: Simon Vickers
Email: simon.vickers@lyonandturnbull.com
Telephone: +44 (0)131 557 8844

Lot 1 - Booth, Charles Labour and Life of the People

Sold for £6,750

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 2 - Botero, Giovanni Relationi universali

Sold for £2,750

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 3 - Bowen, Emanuel Collection of engraved maps, c.1750-65

Sold for £550

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 5 - Gall & Inglis (publishers) The Edinburgh Imperial Atlas

Sold for £525

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 6 - Island of Saint Helena Read, Lieut. R. P.

Sold for £475

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 9 - [Ottoman Empire] - Speed, John The Turkish Empire

Sold for £1,012

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 10 - Ortelius, Abraham Islandia [Iceland]

Sold for £8,500

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 11 - Scottish maps A collection

Sold for £688

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 13 - Thomson, John The Atlas of Scotland

Sold for £1,062

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 14 - Two atlases 19th century

Sold for £400

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 15 - Abbott, Henry Antiquities of Rome

Sold for £3,500

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 18 - Annan, Thomas Memorials of the Old College of Glasgow

Sold for £875

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 19 - Arabic printing Kitab zabur Dawud al-malik wa'l-nabi

Sold for £1,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 20 - Australia, Turkey, France etc. 21 volumes

Sold for £500

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 21 - Baker, Sir Samuel W.  Ismailia

Sold for £938

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 22 - British photographic incunabula Collection of 19 works

Sold for £1,125

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 24 - China 4 volumes

Sold for £300

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 26 - Constantinople Rare Panorama

Sold for £1,750

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 29 - East India Company 'Vellore Garrison Orderly Book', 1785-9

Sold for £3,500

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 31 - Edinburgh 2 volumes

Sold for £600

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 32 - Edinburgh Town Council 3 rare broadsides

Sold for £300

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 33 - Edinburgh Town Council 10 printed 18th century works

Sold for £1,375

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 34 - Edinburgh Town Council and other rare Edinburgh items

Sold for £375

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 35 - Ellicott, Andrew The Journal of Andrew Ellicott

Sold for £1,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 36 - European travel and others 8 volumes

Sold for £400

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 37 - European Travel 3 volumes, 2 in fine morocco bindings

Sold for £325

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 38 - Germany and Holland 5 volumes

Sold for £375

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 39 - Germany, Switzerland and Travel 39 volumes

Sold for £300

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 42 - Greece 8 volumes

Sold for £625

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 46 - Lawrence, T.E. 10 volumes

Sold for £200

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 52 - Mountaineering 26 volumes

Sold for £1,188

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 53 - North-West Passage Collection of travel narratives

Sold for £2,375

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 56 - Paris Paris moderne

Sold for £225

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 57 - Park, Mungo Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa

Sold for £1,062

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 58 - Pinelli, Bartolomeo Costumi diversi in no. 25 tavole

Sold for £812

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 59 - Richardson, Sir John Arctic Searching Expedition

Sold for £1,188

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 62 - Scotland Collection of archaeological monographs

Sold for £625

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 63 - Scotland Two sammelbands of laws and acts

Sold for £688

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 66 - Shackleton, Ernest H. South

Sold for £5,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 67 - Shackleton, Ernest H. The Heart of the Antarctic

Sold for £812

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 69 - Sierra Leone Photograph album, c.1875

Sold for £2,125

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 70 - South-East Asia Five personal photograph albums, c.1937-8

Sold for £1,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 72 - St Petersburg Mornay

Sold for £938

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 73 - Stein, Sir Aurel On Alexander's Track to the Indus

Sold for £1,188

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 74 - Switzerland, Germany and the Danube 5 volumes

Sold for £375

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 75 - Sykes, Mark Through Five Turkish Provinces

Sold for £1,188

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 76 - [The Hague & Views of Holland] 3 volumes in 2

Sold for £200

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 77 - Travel 20 volumes

Sold for £575

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 80 - Watts, William The Seats of the Nobility and Gentry

Sold for £350

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 81 - Women in World War I Photograph album, c.1911-20

Sold for £2,750

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 83 - Gentlemen's Seats Two works

Sold for £300

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 84 - Curtis, John British Entomology

Sold for £5,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 86 - Darwin, Charles Group of early editions

Sold for £1,375

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 90 - [Hill, John] Eden: or, a Compleat Body of Gardening

Sold for £525

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 91 - Houghton, William British Fresh-Water Fishes

Sold for £1,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 93 - Millais, John G. British Diving Ducks

Sold for £425

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 95 - Natural History 7 volumes

Sold for £525

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 101 - Prichard, James Cowles The Natural History of Man

Sold for £250

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

Lot 103 - Sowerby, James The Mineral Conchology of Great Britain

Sold for £7,250

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)

 

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