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Recent Auction Highlights - MBA4 | 17th july 2019Browse all

MBA004: Lot 66

[MARRA, John].

Journal of the Resolution’s voyage, in 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775. On discovery to the southern hemisphere, ...

£3000 - £4000

Journal of the Resolution’s voyage, in 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775. On discovery to the southern hemisphere, ... 90840
Also a journal of the Adventure’s voyage, in the years 1772, 1773, and 1774. ... Illustrated with a chart, ... and other cuts.
London, F. Newbery, 1775.

MBA004: Lot 77

MURRAY, Mrs.

[Watercolour Album of Heaths].

£750 - £1000

[Watercolour Album of Heaths]. 84448

[ca. 1860].

MBA004: Lot 44

ПЯСЕЦКИЙ, Павел [PIASSETSKY, Pavel].

Путешествие по Китаю в 1874-1875 гг.

£650 - £750

Путешествие по Китаю в 1874-1875 гг. 94721
[Journey around China in 1874-75].
St. Petersburg, M. Stasyulevich, 1880.

MBA004: Lot 28

[RUSSIA] –

Russian workmen.

£350 - £450

Russian workmen. 85645

[mid. XIX c.].

MBA004: Lot 91

ADDISON, Joseph.

The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Esq.

£2500 - £3000

The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Esq. 75722

London, Jacob Tonson, 1721.

MBA004: Lot 90

MARQUARD, Johann.

Tractatus politico-juridicus...

£1800 - £2200

Tractatus politico-juridicus... 90159
Tractatus politico-juridicus de jure mercatorum et commerciorum singulari
Frankfurt, Thomas Matthias Gotzius, 1662

MBA004: Lot 48

BRIERLY, Oswald Walters.

The English and French fleets in the Baltic, 1854 ...

£7000 - £9000

The English and French fleets in the Baltic, 1854 ... 88437
made during the year on board H.M.S. St. Jean d’Acre (Capt. The Honourable H. Keppel) and other of H.M. Ships.
London, Day & Son, 1855.

MBA004: Lot 17

JONGH, F. and E. de and P. CAMENA d’ALMEIDA.

L’armee Russe D’Après les Photographies Instantanées Executées par MM. de Jongh Frères.

£500 - £600

L’armee Russe D’Après les Photographies Instantanées Executées par MM. de Jongh Frères. 86414

Paris E. Crete and Lemercier for V. Lavallee [c. 1898].

MBA004: Lot 96

HOLBEIN, Hans.

Imitations of original drawings

£4000 - £6000

Imitations of original drawings 91338
[...] in the collection of his Majesty, for the portraits of illustrious persons of the court of Henry VIII. With biographical tracts.
London, W. Bulmer and Co. for J. Chamberlaine, 1792-[1800].

MBA004: Lot 107

WILDE, Oscar.

Lady Windermere’s Fan

£600 - £800

Lady Windermere’s Fan 87260
a Play about a Good Woman.
Elkin Mathews, London, 1893

MBA004: Lot 24

PALLAS, Peter Simon (1741-1811).

Travels through the Southern Provinces of the Russian Empire.

£2000 - £3000

Travels through the Southern Provinces of the Russian Empire. 87133
[Translated from German by F.W.Blagdon].
A. Strahan for T.N. Longman, O. Rees and others, London, 1802-03.