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Exploration & Discovery 1576-1939: The Library Of Franklin Brooke-Hitching Part 2, D-J
30 September 2014 • London
Sale Total: 3,900,417 GBP    Sale Number: L14412
350 lots
  • Constantinople Ancient and Modern, with Excursions to the Shores and Islands of the Archipelago. London: T. Bensley for T. Cadell & W. Davies, 1797
    Estimate: 800 – 1,400 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    3,250 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • A Collection of Charts and Memoirs. London: A. Dalrymple, 1772
    Estimate: 20,000 – 30,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    55,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • A Collection of Voyages Chiefly in the Southern Atlantick Ocean. London: for the Author, 1775
    Estimate: 6,000 – 9,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    11,250 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • An Historical Collection of the Several Voyages and Discoveries in the South Pacific Ocean. London: for the Author, 1769-1771
    Estimate: 10,000 – 15,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    18,750 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • An Historical Collection of the Several Voyages and Discoveries in the South Pacific Ocean. London: for the Author, 1770-1771
    Estimate: 7,000 – 10,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    8,750 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • Oriental Repertory. London: George Bigg, 1793 [-1797]
    Estimate: 20,000 – 30,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    23,750 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • A Plan for Extending the Commerce of this Kingdom, and of the East-India-Company. London: for the Author, 1769
    Estimate: 10,000 – 15,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    20,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • A collection of 3 publications bound in one volume, 4to (318 x 235mm.), contemporary half calf, occasional spotting, offsetting or soiling, binding very worn, lower cover detached
    Estimate: 2,000 – 3,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    8,750 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • A collection of 12 publications, 4to, 6 bound in one volume, the remainder disbound (c.290 x 230mm.), comprising:
    Estimate: 500 – 800 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    7,500 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • A collection of 7 publications, individually bound, 4to (315 x 240mm.), uniformly bound in contemporary vellum-backed marbled wrappers, comprising:
    Estimate: 1,500 – 2,500 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    10,625 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • A collection of 8 publications by Dalrymple, together with numerous charts and views, in 5 volumes, 4to (approx. 320 x 245mm.; one slightly larger), contemporary half calf, bindings very worn, some covers detached, comprising:
    Estimate: 5,000 – 7,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    25,000 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
  • A collection of 47 publications bound in 3 volumes, 4to (310 x 230mm.), late eighteenth-century boards with red morocco label on upper covers (“Explanation of Plans of Ports &c.”), the spines uniform calf gilt with morocco labels c.1900, spines and joints a bit worn, comprising (in alphabetical order within each volume):
    Estimate: 8,000 – 12,000 GBP
    Lot Sold:
    68,500 GBP
    BIDDING IS CLOSED
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