Lot 57: Ross (Captain Sir James Clark)



2015-09-09 13:53:18

Lot 57: Ross (Captain Sir James Clark). A Voyage of Discovery and Research in the Southern and Antarctic Regions, during the Years 1839-43, 2 vols., 1st ed., 1847, eight tinted lithograph plates (including one folding panorama), eight engraved maps (three folding), wood engraved illustrations to text, sewing partly broken and contents loose, some marginal toning, hinges splitting, manuscript ownership to front free endpapers, original cloth gilt, spines faded and frayed at head & foot, lower joint of vol. 1 split, 8vo, (Abbey, Travel, 610; Ferguson 4636; Sabin 73367), together with Thomson (Sir C. Wyville), The Voyage of the 'Challenger.' The Atlantic, A Preliminary Account of the General Results of the Exploring Voyage of H.M.S. 'Challenger' during the Year 1873 and the early part of the Year 1876, 2 vols., 1st edition, 1877, engraved portrait frontispiece, folding map, plans and tables, wood engraved illustrations, some dampstaining and spotting, slight worming to inner blank margin of vol. 1, top edge gilt, original green cloth gilt, rubbed and extremities frayed, vol. 2 dampstained, 8vo. (4) Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction September 2015 Wednesday, 16th September 2015 Estimate: £300-500
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