28th July 2021 10:30 GMT/BST

Books, Maps & Manuscripts

 
Lot 25
 

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Golovnin (Vasiliy Mikhailovich). Narrative of my Captivity in Japan, during the Years 1811,...

Golovnin (Vasiliy Mikhailovich). Narrative of my Captivity in Japan, during the Years 1811, 1812 and 1813, 1st edition in English, London: Henry Colburn, 1818. 2 volumes, 8vo (207 x 125 mm), contemporary sprinkled calf ruled in gilt, rebacked to style at an early date, 3 pp. advertisements to rear of volume 2, damp-staining to title-pages and early leaves, occasionally elsewhere, paper otherwise somewhat crinkled but not stained - Campbell (Thomas). Letters from the South, 1st edition, London: Henry Colburn, 1837. 2 volumes, 8vo (213 x 135 mm), contemporary half calf gilt, 10 aquatint plates (a few folding), folding plan, one spine-label perished, half-titles discarded, plates and plan all spotted, browned and offset and with tide-mark to top margins - [India]. Transactions in India, from the Commencement of the French War in Seventeen Hundred and Fifty-Six, to the Conclusion of the Late Peace, in Seventeen Hundred and Eighty-Three. Containing a History of the British Interests in Indostan, 1st edition, London: J. Debrett, 1786. 8vo (207 x 120 mm), contemporary half russia (spine worn, covers detached), spotting to outer leaves - and 2 others (not collated: Herman von Pückler Muskau, Tour in England, Ireland, and France, in the Years 1828 and 1829 [volumes 3 and 4: Tour in Germany, Holland and England, in the Years 1826, 1827, and 1828], 1st edition in English, London: Effingham Wilson, 1832, 4 volumes, contemporary half calf, a few spine-labels perished; and Jane Porter, Sir Edward Seaward's Narrative of his Shipwreck, and Consequent Discovery of Certain Islands in the Caribbean Sea, 1st edition, London: Longman [et al.], 1831, 3 volumes, contemporary half calf) (qty: 12) Abbey Travel 306 (Campbell); ESTC T117825 (India, Transactions, the work sometimes attributed to John Moir; ten copies in UK libraries). Campbell's work concerns a visit to Algeria. Provenance (all titles): George Wilbraham (1779-1852), Whig politician, of Delamere House, Northwich, Cheshire (with his personal bookplates or those of Delamere House).

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