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Voyages and Travel Catalogue 1467

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A NOTE FROM THE DEPARTMENT: In addition to our regular catalogue format we have included a new section on slavery; with items on plantation life, slave rebellions and the movement toward abolition. One or two particular rarities worthy of mention are Tremaux's Voyages au Soudan Orientale, which includes nine original photographsfrom the late 1840s; Borget's ambitious colour plate book, La Chine et les Chinois; two important Singapore imprints; a significant 1588 manuscript reporting on a conquistador who fought against Francis Drake; Maundslay's magnificent work on the Mayans; and beautiful copies of Cook's second voyage and Watkin Tench's works. Last but by no means least, is Hannah Snell's The Female Soldier, a rare adventure in mid-eighteenth century cross-dressing. The books and manuscripts, prints and maps, photographs and watercolours featured here represent some of the many ways travel and exploration over the past 500 years has been documented.

Voyages and Travel Catalogue 1467

Illuminated Books, Manuscripts and Miniatures

Eight remarkable works of illumination from 1470 to 1700 including the first edition of Plutarch, printed and illuminated in Rome, two unrecorded miniatures by Simon Bening and a triptych altar card with a miniature after Leonardo's Last Supper.

Illuminated Books, Manuscripts and Miniatures

A Hairless Horse

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CATALOGUE 1463, MAGGS COUNTERCULTURE.
A HAIRLESS HORSE, A CRAZY DIAMOND, A GAY TRAITOR, URBAN GUERRILLAS, GUERRILLA GIRLS, BLACK PANTHERS, BLUE DOVES, UFOS,
RUPERT THE BEAR, FEMINIST RATS, A THING AND THE GREAT BEAST ET AL.

A Hairless Horse
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