13th Dec, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Books, Maps & Manuscripts

  Lot 54


Bewick (Jos.).
Geological Treatise on the District of Cleveland in North Yorkshire, Its Ferruginoius Deposits, Lias, and Oolites; with some Observations on Ironstone Mining.
John Weale and Andrew Reid, 1861, xvii, [3], 194, [2] pages, large folding colour map (foxed, some reinforcing of fold intersections), two large folding colour sections, two double-page colour plans, two folding tables (one torn), leather-backed cloth;
Phillips (John), Illustrations of The Geology of Yorkshire; ... Part I, The Yorkshire Coast.
John Murray, 1875, third edition, quarto, xii, 354 pages, folding colour map (torn at inside edge), twenty-eight plates (nineteen monochrome fossil plates, nine geological sections (seven hand-coloured)), original cloth (map and title detached, hinges gaping, lower joints split);
Ironstone Mining, A folding O.S. map of North East Yorkshire from Staithes and Runswick Bay to Roxby Old Moor, with coloured plots and outcrop added, as well as colouring of the railway and annotation of various shafts and boreholes.
no date, 917mm x 915mm, 24 linen-backed sections, 'A.H. Askew, Boulby Grange, Loftus' written on upper corner, slipcase (titled Roxby) (3)

Sold for £70
Estimated at £100 - £200


Auction: Books, Maps & Manuscripts, 13th Dec, 2023

The Books, Maps and Manuscripts sales encompass a broad range of collecting areas from early antiquarian books to modern first editions, which are sold alongside illustrations, private press, manuscripts, maps and atlases, early photographs, autographed letters and historic documents. Held four times a year, the specialist Book sales incorporate both private collections and libraries, and single lots from vendors across the United Kingdom.


Tuesday 12 December 10am-5pm and morning of sale from 8am

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