MBA006 - Terra Australis

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Terra Australis

European Exploration in the Pacific

A selection of 75 Lots from an important private collection of voyages & travels, assembled over several decades. The collection includes some of the most important travel books ever printed, with works ranging from the 16th to the 20th century, and featuring several important illustrated books and works relating to Captain Cook and his voyages of discovery.

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Date

Live auction taking place behind closed doors on the 16th of July 2020, at 2pm BST.

Viewing Notes

The auction will be conducted behind closed doors with physical pre-sale viewing available by appointment only. Our staff will be happy to assist with additional images and condition reports.

Lot 1

ALBERTUS MAGNUS.

De Natura locorum
£3000 - £4000

De Natura locorum 98541
librum mira eruditione.
Strassburg, L. & L. Alantse for Matthias Schurer, 1515

£3000 - £4000
Lot 2

[ANSON’S VOYAGE]. THOMAS, Pascoe.

A true and impartial Journal of a Voyage to the South-Seas,
£800 - £1200

A true and impartial Journal of a Voyage to the South-Seas, 98434
and round the Globe, in His Majesty's Ship the Centurion, under the Command of Commodore Anson ...
London, Birt, 1745

£800 - £1200
Lot 3

ARAGO, Jacques.

Narrative of a Voyage round the World,
£1500 - £2000

Narrative of a Voyage round the World, 98504
in the Uranie and Physicienne Corvettes commanded by Captain Freycinet, during the Years 1817, 1818, 1819, and 1820.
London, Treuttel and Wurtz, 1823

£1500 - £2000
Lot 4

[ARNOULD, Jean-François (after).]

The Death of Captain Cook;
£3500 - £4500

The Death of Captain Cook; 97342
A Grand Serious-Pantomimic-Ballet, in three parts. As now Exhibiting in Paris with uncommon Applause with the original French Music, New Scenery, Machinery, and other Decorations. As Performed at the Theatre-Royal, Covent-Garden.
London, T. Cadell, 1789

£3500 - £4500
Lot 5

[BANKS, Joseph]; DRYANDER, Jonas.

Catalogus bibliothecae historico-naturalis Josephi Banks & auctore Jona Dryander.
£3500 - £4500

Catalogus bibliothecae historico-naturalis Josephi Banks & auctore Jona Dryander. 98432

London, William Bulmer for [Joseph Banks], 1796-1800.

£3500 - £4500
Lot 6

BANKS, Sir Joseph; SOLANDER, Daniel.

Captain Cook's Florilegium.
£2500 - £3500

Captain Cook's Florilegium. 98585
A selection of engravings from the drawings of plants collected by Joseph Banks and Daniel Solander on Captain Cook's first voyage to the islands of the Pacific, with accounts of the voyage by Wilfred Blunt and of the botanical explorations and prints by W. T. Stearn.
London, Lion & Unicorn Press, at the School of Graphic Design, Royal College of Art, 1973

£2500 - £3500
Lot 7

BARROS, João de; ULLOA, Alfonso(translator).

L'Asia [– Dell'Asia, la seconda deca]
£1500 - £2000

L'Asia [– Dell'Asia, la seconda deca] 98613
[...] de' fatti de' Portoghese nello scoprimento & conquista de' mari & terre di Oriente.
Venice, Vincenzo Valgrisio, 1562

£1500 - £2000
Lot 8

BEECHEY, Frederick William.

Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait:
£3000 - £4000

Narrative of a Voyage to the Pacific and Beering's Strait: 98489
to co-operate with the polar expeditions: performed in His Majesty's ship Blossom, under the command of Captain F.W. Beechey ... in the years 1825, 26, 27, 28.
London, Colburn and Bentley, 1831

£3000 - £4000
Lot 9

[BEHRENS, Carl Friedrich].

Histoire de l'expedition de trois vasseaux,
£3500 - £4500

Histoire de l'expedition de trois vasseaux, 98614
envoyés par la Compagnie des Indes Occidentales des Provinces-Unies aux Terres Australes en MDCCXXI. Par monsieur de B***.
The Hague, 'aux depens de la Compagnie,' 1739

£3500 - £4500
Lot 10

BLIGH, William.

Voyage a la Mer du Sud,
£1000 - £1500

Voyage a la Mer du Sud, 98438
entrepris par ordre de S.M. Britainnique pour introduire, aux Indes Occidentales, l'arbre a pain, et d'autres plantes utiles ...
Paris, Garnery, Buisson, Desenne, Blanchon, 1792

£1000 - £1500