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

    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)

  • Catalogue Dijon

    Catalogue Dijon

    Bookseller: Librairie Cart-Tanneur

    Specialties:
    • Auctions
    • Bindings
    • Literature
    • Local history
    • Medicine
    • Old and rare books
    • Russia

    View the catalogue (1.16 MB): 2509_CATALOGUE DIJON.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 2509_CATALOGUE DIJON.pdf

  • Short List No. 159 - Books on Books, Bookplates, Printing, &c.

    Short List No. 159 - Books on Books, Bookplates, Printing, &c.

    Bookseller: Gaston Renard Fine and Rare Books

    Specialties:
    • Auctions
    • Bibliography
    • Bibliophilia
    • Bindings
    • Book Plates
    • Books about Books
    • History of printing

    View the catalogue (2.76 MB): 2300_Short List 159.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 2300_Short List 159.pdf

  • Vente à Dijon le 5 juin

    Bookseller: Librairie Cart-Tanneur

    Specialties:
    • Auctions

    View the catalogue (2.71 MB): 2254_VENTE DIJON4.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 2254_VENTE DIJON4.pdf

    Didier Cart-Tanneur (SLAM-ILAB), membre de la Compagnie Nationale des Experts
    Expert auprès de la Bibliothèque centrale du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle

  • Short List No. 155 - The A-List. Miscellany.

    Short List No. 155 - The A-List.  Miscellany.

    Bookseller: Gaston Renard Fine and Rare Books

    Specialties:
    • Americana
    • Asia
    • Auctions
    • Australiana
    • Illustrated books
    • Pacificana

    View the catalogue (1.73 MB): 2247_Short List 155.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 2247_Short List 155.pdf

  • Catalogue 203

    Bookseller: Jonathan A. Hill, Bookseller, Inc.

    Specialties:
    • Auctions
    • Bibliography
    • Books about Books

    View the catalogue (263.55 kB): 1082_Cat. 203.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 1082_Cat. 203.pdf

  • Auction of Rare and Interesting Manuscripts, Books, Photographs and Art

    Auction of Rare and Interesting Manuscripts, Books, Photographs and Art

    Bookseller: Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers

    Specialties:
    • Anthropology
    • Auctions
    • Australiana
    • Autographs
    • Manuscripts
    • Photography
    • Polar

    View the catalogue (6.48 MB): 785_Catalogue-compressed.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 785_Catalogue-compressed.pdf

    Auction of Rare and Interesting Manuscripts, Photographs, Books & Artwork
    Medina Grand Adelaide Treasury Hotel, Sunday 11 December at 1.30pm

    Highlights include autograph letters from numerous polar explorers – Back, Parry, Sir John and Sir James Ross, Crozier, Hooker, Franklin, Markham, Nordenskjöld, Armitage, Borchgrevink, Gregory and Shackleton; as well as Francis Hare (re the destruction of the Kelly gang), JM Barrie, Helen Keller, JRR Tolkien and Evelyn Waugh.

    Photographs include vintage Frank Hurley Antarctic albums from the personal collection of Sir Douglas Mawson, Australian daguerreotypes, the highly important albums from the Elder Scientific Exploration Expedition 1891-92, and unpublished Spencer and Gillen photographs.

    Books include a fine first edition of AA Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh (1926) in the publisher's deluxe leather binding, atlases by Carroll (1876) and Goyder (1877-78), Powell's Narrative of a Journey to Swan River (1831, the first book on the new settlement in Western Australia), Byrne's The First Six Books by Euclid (1847, 'one of the oddest and most beautiful books of the whole century'), Walsh's Bradshaw Art of the Kimberley (2000, a modern classic), original colonial artwork by Benjamin Solly and Richard Hayley Lever, a portfolio by Leonard French (The Journey, 1970, ten original screenprints, only 25 sets), and John Brack Nudes. Fifteen Original Lithographs (1982, about 50 copies).

  • Oriental Art

    Oriental Art

    Bookseller: Between the Covers Rare Books, Inc.

    Specialties:
    • Art
    • Asia
    • Auctions
    • China
    • Far East
    • Japan
    • Orientalia

    Other Specialties:
    Calligraphy, Fashion and costume, Prints and drawings
    View the catalogue (2.92 MB): 664_Oriental_Art.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 664_Oriental_Art.pdf

    Over 150 books and auction catalogs devoted to oriental art including painting, sculpture, fashion, prints, tapestries, etc. All items are illustrated in the catalog, and prices range from $20 to four figures.

  • Latin American and Iberian Bibliography

    Bookseller: Kaaterskill Books

    Specialties:
    • Americana
    • Auctions
    • Bibliography
    • Books about Books
    • Central & Latin America
    • History of printing

    View the catalogue (2.06 MB): 374_Catalogue13.pdf
    Download the catalogue: 374_Catalogue13.pdf

    Latin American and Iberian Bibliography: Including Spain, Portugal, and their former colonies. The catalogue contains 302 bibliographies, books on books, broadsides, and other items ranging from the 18th to 20th centuries including scarce auction catalogues, signed editions, uncommon Judaica, works on Camoes, horsemanship, early periodicals, South American languages, imprints, manuscripts, and more.

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