30th Apr, 2019 11:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus')

 
  Lot 29
 

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FISHER’S DISPLAY OF THE NAVAL FLAGS OF ALL NATIONS, 1838

FISHER’S DISPLAY OF THE NAVAL FLAGS OF ALL NATIONS, 1838

Fisher & Jackson (publisher), London, hand-coloured frontispiece and 15 hand-coloured plates displaying 224 flags (plate 8 in facsimile), with index, modern half-calf and marbled boards

Despite being one of the earliest inexpensive flag guides available to the public, copies of this title are surprisingly scarce.

Sold for £149
Estimated at £100 - £150

(inc. buyer's premium of 24%)


 

FISHER’S DISPLAY OF THE NAVAL FLAGS OF ALL NATIONS, 1838

Fisher & Jackson (publisher), London, hand-coloured frontispiece and 15 hand-coloured plates displaying 224 flags (plate 8 in facsimile), with index, modern half-calf and marbled boards

Despite being one of the earliest inexpensive flag guides available to the public, copies of this title are surprisingly scarce.

Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), 30th Apr, 2019

Pictures and Naval - 1-61

Sailor Art - 65-97

Shipwreck and East India Co. - 100-125

Collectables inc. Rowing, Liner and Fittings - 128-167

Instruments 170-249

Ship Models - 250-287

 

Viewing

Saturday, 27th April 
(12noon - 5pm)

Sunday, 28th April
(12noon - 5pm)

Monday, 29th April
(10am - 5pm)

Tuesday, 30th April
(10am - 11am (limited view only))

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