London, South Kensington
16 February 2006
SPEKE, John Hanning (1827-64). Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1863. 8°. Engraved portrait frontispiece by S. Hollyer, one portrait, 24 wood-engraved plates, one coloured map, and one folding engraved map in pocket at end, wood-engraved illustrations (frontispiece and title spotted, occasional mainly marginal spotting in text). Contemporary half calf (front cover detached, scuffed, head and tail of spine chipped). Provenance: Repton School (bookplate).
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
No VAT on hammer price or buyer's premium.
Highlights from more than 50 letters Leonard Cohen wrote to his muse and lover, offering insights into his life and his art
Letters, manuscripts, objects and more that trace a path from Darwin to the 20th century’s great theoretical physicists
From the colour of your outfit to the number of dragons on your coat, how Chinese robes told everyone exactly who you were
Technical innovation, artistry and the culture of fine watchmaking have made Richard Mille a dominant player