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Journals detail journeys all over

Collection of more than 100 travel accounts is one highlight of a varied London auction

Books and works on paper

1. ‘Port Adelaide’, one of 60 hand-coloured litho plates by W Hawkins after George French Angas from an 1846-47 first of the latter’s South Australia Illustrated. The plates were loose in the 10 original cloth-backed wrappers in a set sold at Bonhams for a record £16,000.
2. One of 29 hand-coloured, double-page engraved celestial charts from a 1661 first (second issue) of Andreas Cellarius’ Harmonia Macrcosmica. In modern vellum, it lacked the frontispiece and showed some creasing, soiling and dampstaining, etc, but sold for £45,000.
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