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    Auction. Voyages and exploration, rare medical books, art, photographs, literature, maps, prints and Australiana

    Bookseller: Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers

    Specialties:
    • Atlases and maps
    • Auctions
    • Australiana
    • Autographs
    • Medicine
    • Photography
    • Travel

    View the catalogue (947.74 kB): 3260_Auction10.pdf
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    Book Auction
    5 and 6 April 2017 at 6:30 pm AEST
    St George's Anglican Church Hall
    296 Glenferrie Road, Malvern, Victoria

    Wednesday 5 April 2017
    The John Belson White Collection of Australian and Pacific voyages, First Fleet journals and Australiana.

    Thursday 6 April 2017
    Rare Victoriana, important early medical books, art and literature, photographs, manuscripts, and a broad miscellany.

    Fully illustrated catalogue at http://invaluable.com/treloars

    Highlights of the first evening include:
    - Peron and Freycinet’s Voyage de Decouvertes aux Terres Australes [Historique] (1807-16, complete with the two-part atlas augmented with the 25 plates normally found only in the second edition atlas of 1824)
    - Cook’s three voyages, offered separately (the third voyage, 1784, complete with the large folio atlas)
    - Parkinson (1773) and Forster (1777)
    - First Fleet journals by White (a hand-coloured copy), Hunter and Phillip
    - works by Dampier, Brosses, Bligh, La Perouse, Labillardiere, Dillon and Wilkes
    - atlases by La Pérouse (Charts and Plates to La Pérouse's Voyage, London, 1798); Vandermaelan (Atlas Universel … Sixième Partie – Océanique, 1827); and Dumont d’Urville (the rare and magnificent atlas to accompany the hydrographic section of the official account of Dumont-d'Urville's second voyage, 1847)
    - rare Australian maps of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries


    Highlights of the second evening include:
    - albums of photographs and 16 original glass-plate negatives from the Elder Scientific Exploration Expedition, 1891-2, the first Australian expedition on which the camera was successfully used. The albums are of the utmost rarity; the unique negatives are the only ones known to exist from the expedition
    - pioneering early books on anatomy by Andreas Vesalius (1555, 1568, 1725 and 1934/5]
    - works by Thomas Browne (1642, 1645 and 1658)
    - Osleriana (including rare books, signed copies, letters and photographs)
    - signed copies of works by J.M. Coetzee (including unique copies of his Booker Prize-winning novels)
    - Shackleton’s Heart of the Antarctic (1909, first edition, the deluxe large-paper issue with the fully-signed supplementary volume in its first uncorrected state)
    - Shackleton’s South (1919, first edition, first impression, with the contemporary ownership details of Richard Walter Richards, one of the Ross Sea Shore Party)

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