• Travel, Science & Natural Hist auction at Christies

    Sale 5809

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    15 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 104

    OVINGTON, John. A Voyage to Surrat, in the Year, 1689. Giving ... a description of Madeira ... St. Helena ... Bombay, the City of Muscatt ... other Maritine Towns upon the Red-Sea, the Cape of Good Hope. London: Jacob Tonson, 1696. 8° (186 x 115mm). Half-title, 2 folding engraved plates, one folding letterpress table. (Some light, mainly marginal spotting and soiling, a few short tears.) Contemporary sprinkled calf (joints skilfully repaired, head and tail of spine chipped, extremities a little rubbed). Provenance: Richard Rhys, 9th Baron Dynevor (1935-2008). FIRST EDITION. Cox I, 279; Mendelssohn II, p.131; Wing O701.

    Price Realised  

    OVINGTON, John. A Voyage to Surrat, in the Year, 1689. Giving ... a description of Madeira ... St. Helena ... Bombay, the City of Muscatt ... other Maritine Towns upon the Red-Sea, the Cape of Good Hope. London: Jacob Tonson, 1696. 8° (186 x 115mm). Half-title, 2 folding engraved plates, one folding letterpress table. (Some light, mainly marginal spotting and soiling, a few short tears.) Contemporary sprinkled calf (joints skilfully repaired, head and tail of spine chipped, extremities a little rubbed). Provenance: Richard Rhys, 9th Baron Dynevor (1935-2008). FIRST EDITION. Cox I, 279; Mendelssohn II, p.131; Wing O701.


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