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Auction: Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History (including Photographs) 30 April


Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History

London

30 April 2015

Viewing 25-29 April

(early viewing by appointment)

 Online catalogue:

http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/2015/travel-atlases-maps-natura...

 

Photographic highlights include:

 Lot 157

Sir William Everett’s album of 43 silver prints and 14 watercolours of Eastern Turkey [1879-1887]

£5,000-7,000

 

Lot 210

Edward Chapman’s personal annotated set of 89 albumen prints of Yarkand and Kashgar (1873-74)

£10,000-15,000

 

Lot 215

Dr Charles Hose. Album of 169 platinum prints of Sarawak [c.1884-1900]

£30,000-40,000

 

Lot 224

John Thomson. The Antiquities of Cambodia, 1867, First edition, with 16 albumen prints

(illustrated above)

£20,000-30,000

 

Lot 225

John Claude White. Sikhim, and Sikhim & Tibet frontier. Two albums of 60 carbon prints [c.1903]

£10,000-20,000

 

Lots 226-234

SINGAPORE. A private collection of 19th century photographs of Singapore and region

 

Lot 240

St Julian Hugh Edwards. Album of 63 albumen prints of Amoy (Xiamen) and vicinity [China, 1860s]

£40,000-60,000

 

Lot 256

Major J.C. Watson. Presentation album of 100 albumen prints of Ningpo (Ningbo). [China, c.1870]

£40,000-60,000

 

Lot 257

Major J.C. Watson, Dr John Dudgeon, John Thomson. Album of 99 albumen prints of Peking (Beijing), Ningpo (Ningbo) and environs. [China, late 1860s]

£40,000-60,000

 

Other Photographs:

 

EUROPE & GENERAL TRAVEL

Lots 68-70, and 86

 

POLAR

Lot 77

 

NEAR & MIDDLE EAST

Lots 146, 148, 156, 157, 160, 163, 173, 179, 184-188, 190, 193,

 

ASIA

Lots 205-210, 212-220, 222, 224-234, 239-243, 245-247, 250, 256-258

 

http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/2015/travel-atlases-maps-natura...

 

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