05-20-2004 05-21-2004
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2238
May 20, 2004 6:00PMCalender
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Argonaut Press, Six Titles

$382$325
Auction: Discovery - 2238 Location: Bolton Date / Time: May 20, 2004 6:00PM

Description:

Argonaut Press, Six Titles, Dampier, William, A New Voyage Round the World, London, 1927, one of 975 copies on Japon vellum; Penzer, N.M., The Most Notable and Famous Travels of Marco Polo, London, 1929, sixth edition, one of 1050 copies printed on Japon vellum; Temple, Richard Carnac, The World Encompassed and Analogous Contemporary Documents Concerning Sir Francis Drake's Circumnavigation of the World, London, 1926, one of 975 copies on Japon vellum; Harlow, V.T., The Discoverie of the Large and Bewtiful Empire of Guiana by Sir Walter Raleigh, London, 1928, fifth edition, one of 975 copies on Japon vellum; di Varthema, Ludovico, The Itinerary of Ludovico di Varthema of Bologna from 1502 to 1508, London, 1928, fourth edition, one of 975 copies on Japon vellum; Chardin, John, Sir John Chardin's Travels in Persia, London, 1927, third edition, one of 975 copies on Japon vellum.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

London, the World, Argonaut Press, Penzer, Marco Polo, New Mexico, Richard Carnac, Francis Drake, Walter Raleigh, Ludovico di Varthema, John Chardin, Tanakh at Qumran