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Lot 2616
Bishop of Capetown, Three Months Visitation By The Bishop of Capetown 1855, with an account of his voyage to the island of Tristan da Cunha, published by Bell and Daldy, London, c1856, HB, 156dp, including beautiful original colored sketches by Mrs. Gray, discoloration on back of pages with sketch, Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $94.
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Lot 2617
Mackay, James A. & Crabb, George F., Tristan da Cunha, Its Postal History and Philately, published by the authors, c1965, comb binding, signed by both authors, vertical bend, Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $130.
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Lot 2618
Milner, The Rev. John & Brierly, Oswald W., The Cruise of H.M.S. Galatea, Captain H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh, K.G. in 1867-1868, published by Wm. H. Allen and Co., London, c1869, HB, 487pp + foldout map, some foxing on few pages at front and back of book, cover worn, Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 2619
Murray George, The Antarctic Manual, for the use of the Expedition of 1901, published by Royal Geographical Society, London, c1901, HB, 586dp + 2 maps in pocket on back cover, light soiling of few pages at front & back, cover worn, Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $153.
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Lot 2620
Original Draft Of HMS Dublin's 1923 Visit, eleven pages, typewritten by the commanding officer, includes lists of mails and passing ships, condition of people and buildings, stock and trade, education and clothing, and four page detailed census, paper clip stain on a few pages, unique and historical, a rare opportunity, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $189.
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Lot 2621
Spry, W.J.J., The Cruise of Her Majesty's Ship "Challenger", voyages over many seas, scenes in many lands, published by Bedford Brothers, Toronto, c1877, HB, 358pp + 26dp, illustrated catalogue of books, including fold out map, Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
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Lot 2622
The Tristan Times 1943-1946, 29 copies and one supplement of this rare island periodical, including #1 and the last issue Vol VII No2, this paper was published to inform the "outsiders" on the island of the war news of the world, the paper itself was priced at "3 cigarettes,/2 potatoes or ½d.", each issue includes foreign news and island news, fascinating reading, owner paid up to 350£ for individual issues, a chance to own historical periodicals from the WWII era, inspection recommended, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $1,652.
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Lot 2623
Definitive Reference Library & Notes of Dr. Gene Scott for Tristan da Cunha, in four cartons, mostly 1950's to 1980's, three cartons contain hundreds of maps, newspaper and magazine articles including Ice Cap News both original and photocopied, lists of ship arrivals and departures, correspondence, photos and copies of stamps, covers and cancels, auction catalogs and invoices, two Schaubek albums with hand written notations, everything one would want to know about the philatelic, social and historical aspects of Tristan da Cunha, also includes one carton of 20th century book and magazines about the area, in short, a tremendous reference source for the specialist, please leave plenty of time to peruse this fascinating lot, Very Good to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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Lot 2624
Tristan Da Cunha Literature, large group of ten books including: Tristan Da Cunha by J. Brander; Tristan Da Cunha by Douglas M. Gane; Tristan Da Cunha by Erling Christophersen; The Glass Island & Corporal Glass's Island both by Nancy Hosegood; I Went To Tristan by Allan B. Crawford; Mountains in the Sea by Martin Holdgate; Three Years in Tristan Da Cunha by Katherine Mary Barrow; Journal of a Residence in Tristan Da Cunha by E.H. McCormick; and Stanley Gibbons 1998 Auction-Tristan Da Cunha, The Jack Cole Collection, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $295.
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