Travel, Science and Natural History

  • Sale 8668
  • London, South Kensington
  • 24 April 2013

The Travel, Science & Natural History sales held bi-annually at Christie’s South Kensington encompass the Golden Age of Colonial Exploration in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries and the scientific discoveries made during the Age of the Enlightenment. This exciting sales category contains a broad spectrum of items from the written accounts of voyages made by early travellers and the navigational and scientific instruments they used to the paintings, prints, maps, atlases and globes that resulted from those expeditions into newly discovered lands beyond Europe.

Auction Results

Sale Total including Buyer’s Premium: 1,658,075 (GBP)

Upcoming Sales in this Department

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

Linley Hall, Shropshire: A Selection from The Library Of The Late Sir Jasper & Lady More

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Monday, 4 April 2016

Ex Libris Jean R. Perrette: Important Travel, Exploration & Cartography

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Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Ex Libris Jean R. Perrette: Important Travel, Exploration & Cartography

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Thursday, 21 April 2016

Travel, Science and Natural History

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Friday, 22 April 2016

Livres et manuscrits

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Saturday, 21 May 2016

Bande Dessinée

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Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Illuminated Manuscripts from the Collection of Maurice Burrus (1882-1959)

London, King Street

Thursday, 16 June 2016

Books & Manuscripts

New York, Rockefeller Center

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Valuable Books and Manuscripts

London, King Street

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