• The Wolfgang A. Herz Library:  auction at Christies

    Sale 2158

    The Wolfgang A. Herz Library: Important Voyages and Travels

    9 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 181

    [SOUTH AFRICA]. -- BACKHOUSE, James. A Narrative of a Visit to the Mauritius and South Africa. London: Hamilton, Adams, and Co., 1844. 8o. 2 folding maps and 16 plates. Original cloth. FIRST EDITION. -- HARRIS, William Cornwallis. The Wild Sports of South Africa. London: Pelham, Richardson, Cornhill, 1844. 8o. Engraved title-page, one folding map, and 25 colored plates. Modern half morocco. Fourth edition. -- CUMMING, Roualeyn Gordon. Five Years of a Hunter's Life in the Far Interior of South Africa. London: John Murray, 1850. 2 volumes, 8o. Engraved title-pages, plates. Contemporary half morocco. Second edition. (4)

    Price Realised  

    [SOUTH AFRICA]. -- BACKHOUSE, James. A Narrative of a Visit to the Mauritius and South Africa. London: Hamilton, Adams, and Co., 1844. 8o. 2 folding maps and 16 plates. Original cloth. FIRST EDITION. -- HARRIS, William Cornwallis. The Wild Sports of South Africa. London: Pelham, Richardson, Cornhill, 1844. 8o. Engraved title-page, one folding map, and 25 colored plates. Modern half morocco. Fourth edition. -- CUMMING, Roualeyn Gordon. Five Years of a Hunter's Life in the Far Interior of South Africa. London: John Murray, 1850. 2 volumes, 8o. Engraved title-pages, plates. Contemporary half morocco. Second edition. (4)


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