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)

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