• 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 48

    [WORLD IN MINIATURE]. -- SHOBERL, Frederick, editor. Persia. London: R. Ackermann, [1822]. 3 volumes, 12o. 30 hand-colored plates. Later half morocco, marbled boards. FIRST EDITION. Abbey Travel 6. -- Hindoostan. London: R. Ackermann, [1822]. 6 volumes, 12o. 103 hand-colored plates. Early 20th-century polished calf by Morrell, some original wrappers bound in. FIRST EDITION. -- South Sea Islands. London: R. Ackermann, [1824]. 2 volumes, 12o. 26 hand-colored plates. Original boards, paper spine labels, unopened. FIRST EDITION. -- The Asiatic Islands and New Holland. London: R. Ackermann, [1824]. 2 volumes, 12o. 26 hand-colored plates. Original boards, paper spine labels, uncut. FIRST EDITION. -- [With:] VENNING, Mary Anne. A Geographical Present; Being Descriptions of the Principal Countries of the World. London: Harvey and Darton, 1820. 12o. 60 hand-colored plates. Straight-grained morocco gilt by Bayntun. Third edition. (14)

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    [WORLD IN MINIATURE]. -- SHOBERL, Frederick, editor. Persia. London: R. Ackermann, [1822]. 3 volumes, 12o. 30 hand-colored plates. Later half morocco, marbled boards. FIRST EDITION. Abbey Travel 6. -- Hindoostan. London: R. Ackermann, [1822]. 6 volumes, 12o. 103 hand-colored plates. Early 20th-century polished calf by Morrell, some original wrappers bound in. FIRST EDITION. -- South Sea Islands. London: R. Ackermann, [1824]. 2 volumes, 12o. 26 hand-colored plates. Original boards, paper spine labels, unopened. FIRST EDITION. -- The Asiatic Islands and New Holland. London: R. Ackermann, [1824]. 2 volumes, 12o. 26 hand-colored plates. Original boards, paper spine labels, uncut. FIRST EDITION. -- [With:] VENNING, Mary Anne. A Geographical Present; Being Descriptions of the Principal Countries of the World. London: Harvey and Darton, 1820. 12o. 60 hand-colored plates. Straight-grained morocco gilt by Bayntun. Third edition. (14)


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