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Fine and Rare Books

Monday, 14th May

Lot No:  1 (Books)

China hand-painted map of; dated 1817 in a foliate cartouche with the words "China by Dickenson 1817 W D dec 5".Approx 12x10" and laid down on linen.

Lot No:  2 (Books)

Black Minstrels, original watercolour of striking if politically highly incorrect design c1920s. Approx 6x10.5".

Lot No:  3 (Books)

Signed Ltd edition 124/172, 1932 Cape, lg 8vo. Bound in quarter vellum boards a little dusted.

Lot No:  4 (Books)

Signed ltd edition 13/110. Harrap 1944. Bound in full crushed blue morocco, spine dulled.

Lot No:  5 (Books)

Bound 4to volume of mid eighteenth century tracts on INDIA. Includes Holwell, J Z: An Address to The Proprietors of east India Stock London 1764 and Vansittart, Hastings: an Address to To the Proprietors, London 1764 together with three other pamphlets on the same issue. Two have Holwells signature in ink on title-page. Contemporary calf, rubbed and  read more 

Lot No:  6 (Books)

Two 4to Edwardian Albums of pressed botanical specimens/Herbarium, by Anthony Rich from Streatham Common. Beautifully displayed with a family CDV and card.

Lot No:  7 (Books)

Nine loose sheets of original paintings and drawings by artist Ivo Scarff (1929-2016) a scenic artist at Glyndebourne in the 1950s

Lot No:  8 (Books)

Robert Owen and A Cambell, Groombridge, 1839 pp545. library binding lacks front board.

Lot No:  9 (Books)

Newcome; Saint Albans Abbey, 4to, two vols bound as one,1793-95, two folding plans (pp547). Full 18th century leather nicely re-backed.

Lot No:  10 (Books)

A fine and unusual BINDING: Skurray, F: Bidcombe Hill,1824, 2nd ed. pp220. Full Regency, imitation of rosewood and elaborate gilt, calf binding.

Lot No:  11 (Books)

Babbage, Charles: The Ninth Bridgewater Treatise. A fragment, Murray 1837 pp244. Ex library; full leather; upper board detached.

Lot No:  12 (Books)

Heylyn, P. The History of The Presbyterians, Oxford 1670, pp482, folio. Ex library, contemporary full calf, distressed together with two other books: Burnet: The History of the Reformation, two vols folio 1681 and a History of the Inquisition; AF.

Lot No:  13 (Books)

The copy of a significant FEMALE ARTIST of the 19th century, Violet Brunton, painter and book illustrator with her signature and photograph on the front end-paper. Cloth, rubbed.

Lot No:  14 (Books)

From the library of LOUIS X1V; in full 17th century red calf with the arms of the king on the front and rear boards. Spine decorated with a crown and pendent "L" monogram between raised bands. Rubbing to hinges. Als relating to provenance.

Lot No:  15 (Books)

India and Moorish Spain: Taylor: The Orientalist, T Arnold 1842 16/17 engravings of India, original cloth, worn. WITH: Calvert.A.F: the Alhambra, lane 1904. 80 superb coloured (chromo) plates. Ex library.

Lot No:  16 (Books)

Milne and Shepard: Now we Are Six, Methuen 2nd edition, bright clean copy WITH :When we were very Young, 1959, bright copy in clean jacket.WITH: Appleton etc Josephine and her dolls; Blackie and Sons (1st edition)

Lot No:  17 (Books)

PRESENTATION copy; work on the Nestorians etc; Cutts E L; Christians Under the Crescent In Asia. SPCK. No date but c1878. Green original cloth pp359 illustrated throughout. Ex library, spine worn. Inscribed"Rev H W Tucker (?) with the authors kindest regards"

Lot No:  18 (Books)

IL Petrarca Con L'espositione di M. Alessndro Velutello. Venice G Antonio Bertano 1573. Lg 8vo . Architectural Title with a few decorative woodcuts throughout. In spotted (18 century?) card boards and plain cloth spine

Lot No:  19 (Books)

LIBERTY and Co: "Curios" x 2. Curio Catalogue for the month of March 1903. oblong small 8vo pp10 WITH "Curio catalogue for the month of June 1903 pp12. Original paper wrappers. Rare.

Lot No:  20 (Books)

Finden's Views of the Ports Harbours and Watering Places of Great Britain. Virtue c 1840s, 2 vols 4to. 125 steel engraved plates. Publishers cloth ex library but unstamped.WITH An Illustrated History of Cornwall 4to lthr 1862 WITH Virtue; Kent folding map and plates, original brds. 3 items .

Lot No:  21 (Books)

DEVONSHIRE Illustrated In A Series of Views, 4to Fisher 1832. Half lthr rubbed ex lib; multiple engravings WITH Wales illustrated in A Series of Views, 4to Jones and Co (as above). 2 items.

Lot No:  22 (Books)

J M W TURNER The River Senery of France. Bohn 1857, 4to, ex lib but a clean bright copy,original blue cloth. 61 plates WITH Beattie W: Switzerland, Virtue 1836, 2 vols 4to, ex lib half red leather,,,plates bright and clean

Lot No:  23 (Books)

JERUSALEM. Bartlett : Walks About The City and Environs Of Jerusalem. A. Hall Virtue. 2nd edition c 1860. maps and plates. Ex lib. Contemporary cloth, sunned but clean.

Lot No:  24 (Books)

The little Oxford Dictionary; Clarendon Press 1992. Approx 8x4". Full black leather bound with a hallmarked Sheffield panel set into the upper board. Unusual.

Lot No:  25 (Books)

BEARDSLEY, Aubrey: With Three Illustrations (To Lysistrata). Privately printed, 1904. 4to crudely patterned boards, 3 photographic plates from Lysistrata. Note in pencil "not in Lasner"(?).

Lot No:  26 (Books)

ROBERTS, D: Travels In The Holy Land . Oblong folio in cloth slipcase. Modern Facsimile; Gabriel Naughton. This copy unopened and in palstic wrapping.

Lot No:  27 (Books)

James Joyce: Ulysses. Shakespeare and Company, 1928. Lg 8vo pp735. Some foxing. Bound in three quarters blue morocco. Light rubbing and hinges splitting but firm.

Lot No:  28 (Books)

Signed ltd edition. 6/25 copies, signed in pen on the half-title. Sadlier; Forlorn Sunset,constable 1947. pp501. Coloured litho frontispiecs by John Piper. Full crushed plum morocco by Bayntun Riviere.

Lot No:  29 (Books)

Lillywhite, B: london Coffee Houses; A reference Book of Coffee Houses of the Seventeenth , 18th and 19th centuries.. Allen and Unwin, 1963. pp858. ex lib but clean and fresh in wrapper. WITH Davis,D: A History of Shopping, Routledge 1967 pp322. Condition as above.

Lot No:  30 (Books)

Moffat and Matabele.; Moffat, R and M: Apprenticeship At Kuruman. Chatto 1951 pp308, Royal 8vo , uncut with folding map. WITH: The Matabele Mission,1945 and vol 2 of the matabele Journals of R Moffat, 1945. All 3 in pink cloth ex lib with usual stamps but sound. WITH: Burridge, W: Destiny Africa, Cardinal Lavigerie etc. 1966

Lot No:  31 (Books)

WW1 Fighter Planes Photo Album. 4to lth r album with approx 120 photographs of WW1 fighter planes; a mix of real postcards, cuttings and original images, including aerial photography images and 1 of the rare Bristol type "D" Scout (Bullet). A few include crew and personnel.

Lot No:  32 (Books)

4to leather-bound late 19th century photograph album mostly of actresses including Ellen Terry and Sarah Bernhardt. Also includes cabinet portraits of Tennyson and Victoria and the famously informal image of the Princess Alexandra with her child perched on her back. 33 photographs in total.

Lot No:  33 (Books)

2 large (circa 1880s) and significant photograph albums with images of Hong Kong, New Zealand, Australia, Ceylon, San Francisco and ethnographic subjects (Aborigines, Maoris). Oblong folio format, full lthr, hinges broken. Well over 200 photographs, many full page . Seemingly a combination of amateur and commercial images.

Lot No:  34 (Books)

A set of 6 miniature books in a rexine wallet; includes Maupassant and Milton. Published by the Miniature Dictionary Publishers Inc c 1930s. Rubbed and dusted.

Lot No:  35 (Books)

Detmold/Maeterlinck: Hours of Gladness. G Allen. 1912 1st edition. 4to pp181. 20 colour plates. Original cream cloth, dusted and rubbed. Uncut copy with light foxing in parts.

Lot No:  36 (Books)

Aldin,C: Zoo Babies. Frowde and Stoughton. 4to ,pictorial cloth. Apparently the 1st edition (undated). "4 charming colour -printed images of baby animals. A tired copy, spine detached, some marks inside but the plates are good.

Lot No:  37 (Books)

Wessels: Early Jesuit Travellers. M nijhoff, The Hague 1924. lg 8vo pp344 with map and illustrtaions. Publishers cloth, light rubbing but nice and clean.

Lot No:  38 (Books)

White, Gilbert: The Natural History of Selborne. N Cooke, 1853. pp342. A pretty and unusual stamped and moulded magenta morocco with elabortaely gilt/gauffred edges. Hinges rubbed but sound. WITH Shakespeare,W: The Works, ed Halliwell, 3 vols bound as 2 . 4to c 1850s/60s. half green calf with red labels. Some rubbing but a handsome set.

Lot No:  39 (Books)

Bartlett/ Pardoe; The Beauties of the Bosphorus, G Virtue 1838. 151 steel-engraved plates, slightly dusted. 19th century quarter maroon leather, brds spotted.

Lot No:  40 (Books)

Lodge,Edmund: Illustrations of British History etc. 3 vols 4to, "illustrated with portraits". G Nicol 1791. bound in early 19th century half vellum, rubbed and marked .

Lot No:  41 (Books)

Innet,John: Origines Anglicanae: Or a history of the English Church. London 1704, 2 vols folio..Full 18th century leather, rubbed. Ex library with usual stamps. WITH:Stuart G: The History of The.Reformation In Scotland; london J.Murray 1780, small folio, ex library in later binding, light foxing.WITH:(KAUFMAN,Angelica) The Cabinet of Genius,, C Taylor  read more 

Lot No:  42 (Books)

Sigonii, C: De Antiquo Jure Italiae Libri Tres Ad Senatum, etc. Venice Jordanum Ziletum, 1560. Woodcut Titles, old vellum binding, mostly marginal staining with early marginal notes and annotations throughout. Ownership inscription of "J. Christ" (sic). WITH: Lenfant; Histoire du concile de Constance, Amsterdam, P. Humbert, 1727. 4to two vols bound  read more 

Lot No:  43 (Books)

Juvenalia; Unrecorded: The Youths Book of natural History, Glasgow, W.R McPhun, 1836 2nd edition.4to original paper wrappers. Striking (litho?) plates of natural history, some fritting, one plate torn with loss.

Lot No:  44 (Books)

Twitchett :The cambridge History of China, vol 2. WITH: Dillon: Dictionary of Chinese history : WITH: Nagels Guide to China (1978).All in wrappers all ex library with usual stamps but clean and fresh. Also 2 books on Korea. (5 items)

Lot No:  45 (Books)

CHINA: Naval Intelligence Division:China Proper, 3 vols 1944 Illustrated throughout. Folding map in pocket at rear. Ex lib, spines sunned, clean and fresh

Lot No:  46 (Books)

Ackermann/Rowlandson: Poetical Sketches of Scarborough, illustrated by 21 engravings of humorous subjects ,etc. Ackermann 1813, lg 8vo. Tree calf, neatly rebacked. Light rubbing.

Lot No:  47 (Books)

Daumus,E: The Horses of The Sahara. Translated by J. Hutton, W H Allen 1863. Full dark blue calf, gilt, with arms of Blackheath Proprietary School. Upper hinge is rubbed and has a split.

Lot No:  48 (Books)

Bunyan,J: The Pilgrims Progress. D. Hitchen 1770.pp293, portrait frontispiece and plates.Black gilt calf, gilt, some rubbing.AF.WITH; Hervey J; Meditations and Contemplations etc. Birmingham 1824, T. Bloomer.. Illust with nave woodcuts throughout. Scarce edition. (2 items).

Lot No:  49 (Books)

Lewis, J: the History of the life and Sufferings of.John Wycliffe, etc. London R. Knaplock 1720. calf, repaired with linen and backed with transparent tape. WITH: Bownas, S: A Description of the Qualifications necessary to A Gospel Minister etc. London 1767. Panelled calf, supported with transparent tape. Note inside "This Book belongs to Mansfield  read more 

Lot No:  50 (Books)

Palliser Mrs B: History of Lace, C. Scribners 1902, 4to, illustrated throughout. WITH : Huish M. B: Samplers and Tapestry Embroideries, longmans 1913 4to. Plus another on same subject. (3 titles) All ex library with usual stamps and bindings.

Lot No:  51 ()

Large Postcard Album dated 1905. Approx 450 postcards all theatrical. Includes a signed card of William Gillette the early Sherlock Holmes interpreter in the role of Holmes. Several of Ellen Terry and Irving and at the back several pages of cross-dressing performers including Vesta Tilley (one signed ), Hetty King and George Robey "en femme", etc.  read more 

Lot No:  52 ()

Israel interest: Keesings Research Report: The Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1967 campaign. Pp55.WITH: Hadawi, S: Land Ownership In Palestine, The Palestine Arab refugee Office, 1957.pp46. WITH: Selection of The Weizmann Letters (1885-1914). Weizmann Archives, Israel 1960..paper covers in typescript with annotations (editorial) in pencil throughout. .Sent  read more 

Lot No:  53 ()

Small archive of printed material from the library of Gabriel "Bill" Carritt, relating mostly to the Spanish Civil War. Carritt was an intimate of W H Auden and contributed to the International Brigade struggle aginst Fascism in Spain. His brother died in Spain. Later he was an instigator of the London Squatting campaign of the 60s. Books from his  read more 

Lot No:  54 ()

London material: Lewis, S: Islington as It Was And As It Is, 1854 12mo pp86. Paper covers, 10 plates, some fritting. WITH (Presentation Copy) Longman, W; A History of the 3 Cathedrals (of).St Paul In London.. Longmans 1873, cloth spine detached. WITH 2 other 19th century titles on London. (4 items in total) ex library with usual stamps etc.

Lot No:  55 ()

Dowson, Mrs A: The Womens Suffrage Cookery book. Womens Printing Society Ltd.No date ;presumed 1st (and only?) edition.pp77 small 4to. Paper covered brds rubbed and pages stained .

Lot No:  56 ()

Globe on Stand, c 1925-35. Columbus Erdoglobus, Model 200,Berlin, Paul Oestergaard. Approx 51cm tall on turned wooden base incorporating a compass. This globe illuminates ; the sphere is glass and paper covered. Switch on base, wiring absent. Some damaged areas. a/f

Lot No:  57 ()

Marine Aviation and Airships etc. Thetford,O: British Naval Aircraft Since 1912. Putnam, 1971. In d/w. WITH: Killen, J: A History of Marine Aviation, Muller 1969, in d/w. WITH: Gibbs-Smith,C H: A Directory and Nomenclature of the 1st Aeroplanes 1809-1909. HMSO 1966 in d/w.Plus anotther 3 related titles on aeronautics and Airships.All ex lib with usual  read more 

Lot No:  58 ()

Civil Aircraft and Helicopters. Jackson,A J: British Civil Aircraft 1919-59, 3 vols, Putnam 1959 in d/w's. WITH: Lambermont,P: Helicopters and Autogyros of the World, Cassell, 1970, in d/w. Ex library with usual syamps, clean copies otherwise. (two titles in all)

Lot No:  59 ()

Thetford,O: Aircraft of the Royal Airforce since 1918, putnam, 1979, in d/w. WITH: Janes all the World's Aircraft, David and Charles Reprints 1969 volumes for 1909,1913 and 1919 in d/ws. Plus 2 other titles on Aircraft markings and Fighting Colours. All ex lib with usual stamps etc but clean and tidy. (6 titles in all).

Lot No:  60 ()

IRISH INTEREST:Chavasse,C: The Story of Baltinglass, Kilkenny journal 1970, pp75, paper covers. WITH: de Vere: The Legends of St Patrick,, Cassell 1889, 12mo. Blue Cloth. WITH: Mooney, Fr C: Irish Franciscan Relations with France 1224-1850, Killiney, 1951. WITH: Beckett, J C: Protestant Dissent In Ireland, faber, 1948.. Plus another 3 titles on Ireland  read more 

Lot No:  61 ()

Early Austarlia and New Zealand.Bougainville, Byron,Cook etc New Discoveries concerning the World etc. J Johnson 1778. Part 2 only. Folding map of the World with double hemispheres; another map of the New World (includes Australia) and 1 other folding plate. Rubbed and upper brd detached.

Lot No:  62 ()

Gordon Russell: Catalogue of Furniture. Designed and made by Gordon Russell Ltd, Broadway, Worcs. 4to pp36.Illustrated throughout and priced. Card covers in spiral binding. No date but designs suggest 1930s. Upper cover spotted.

Lot No:  63 ()

A collection of (9) 19th century Chinese watercolours of high technical facility. Painted on European paper the subjects include enthroned Emperor and his consort; a Junk in a Chinese landscape with roundels depicting natural history subjects, Chinese figures in a landscape, another of fruits and flowers, etc. A few marginal tears but not affecting  read more 

Lot No:  64 ()

Manuscript Inventory of the Library at Woodrising Hall, 3rd Oct 1888. Cloth bound large 8vo ruled book of over 100 hand-written pages cataloguing this collection. The library belonged to John Weyland the husband of lady catherine de Burgh of Norfolk and Woodeaton, Oxfordshire. Taken 3rd oct 1888 and checked in 1900.

Lot No:  65 ()

Chambers,E: Cyclopaedia or An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, London, D Midwinter etc. 2 vols Folio. With several engravings many folding. Bookplate of William Herbert Peto. Full 18th century calf, rubbed . A/F.

Lot No:  66 ()

PRESENTATION copy; Moore, T and Jones Owen A Warren: Paradise and The Peri. Day and Sons. 1860 pp60 including Title Page. One of the high-points of early Chromolithograpy. This copy carries the bookplate of the Isherwood Family of Marple Cheshire and is inscribed in pen :" Mrs De La Rue with the kind regards of Owen Jones, Dec 7th 1860."( Presumably  read more 

Lot No:  67 ()

Browne, E G: A Year Amongst the Persians. London A and C Black 1893. pp 594 and large folding map. Original blue cloth, spine sunned.

Lot No:  68 ()

Limited edition(signed) :Sutherland, Graham: Apollinaire (Le Bestiare) London , Marlborough Fine Art. 4to 17 aquatints, with text interspersed. Card covers with cream paper wrappers. Slight dusting. Limitation of 112 copies; appears to bear the artist's signature in pen on front endpaper.

Lot No:  69 ()

Johnson, Dr S: A Dictionary of the English Language, etc. London J Johnson etc 1806. 2 vols 4to. Portrait frntspc, printed in triple columns. Mid 19th century three-quarter morocco, rubbed and chipped, upper brd to vol 1 detached.

Lot No:  70 ()

From Nelsons own Reference Library: The 3 Little Kittens, The 3 White Kittens etc. 4to Thomas Nelson and Sons. Nd c 1860s. 16 full-page chromolithographs mostly of cats. Very bright green balck and gilt publishers cloth binding, with Nelsons library reference number at top of spine.

Lot No:  71 ()

Huddart, F: The Hound of Heaven. Chatto and Windus 1914. 4to. 10 striking engravings with original poem in pocket on front pastedown. Grey brds bumped at foot of spine, small loss.

Lot No:  72 ()

Logier, J B: System of The Science of Music and Practical Composition. London, J Green, 1827. Square large 8vo pp323, half-title and portrait frontispiece, stained and torn. Bound in straight-grained morocco, hinge cracked. a/f.

Lot No:  73 ()

Detective Fiction: Mitford,B: The Weird of Deadly Hollow, London F V White, 1899 1st edition. Nice bright copy in green publishers cloth. WITH: GRIER, S.C: Writ In Water, Wm Blackwood, 1913 3rd impression. In striking Japanese inspired beige black and orange publishers cloth.

Lot No:  74 ()

Dellon: Account of The Inquisition At Goa, A New Translation from the French, London Baldwin, Cradock and Joy 1815, 2nd edition corrected pp187. lacks rear brd, secured with tape over the last leaf. Ex lib with a few minimal stamps. a/f. WITH; Salter, J: The Asiatic In England, Seeley,Jackson and Halliday 1873. pp303, illustrated. Green publishers  read more 

Lot No:  75 ()

Loskiel,G H: History of The Mission of The ..United Brethren Among the Indians in North America in Three parts. London, for the Brethrens Society for the Furtherance of the Gospel. 1794. pp159,234,233 + index. Heavily rubbed calf, spine cracked , brds detached, lacks map.ex library a/f. WITH; Congreve: Poems upon Several Occasions,1710 .

Lot No:  76 ()

Early Freemasonry Mss in a leather wallet. c 1800-1837. Documents relating to Mr E Buckingham of 8 Middle Row St Giles's, London,including a printed list of members of The Old Union Lodge no 54 for 1837

Lot No:  77 ()

AUSTEN, Jane: Pride and Prejudice, Dent 1922 pp336. Illustrated in colour by Brock. Full vellum binding with floral contrasting onlays, highlighted in gilt by De Coverley and a foredge painting of a grand country house.

Lot No:  78 ()

Ms of Arctic Exploration dated 1876. 8 handwritten verses titled "The Palaeocrystic Chorus" with 2 pen and ink drawings of the HMS Alert stuck in the ice and a sleigh. Signed EL. Captain Nares and Stephensons ill fated voyage to the North Pole is celebrated here.On stiff card with linen guard from a Victorian album.

Lot No:  79 ()

Glazed and framed 1890 Photograph of a group of servants many holding the tools of their trades . On the reverse is a label with the words "R. Dumaresq Guernsey. C1890".

Lot No:  80 ()

1939 Jewellery, Watches Clocks and Tableware catalogue for Stockall, Marples and Co, Deansgate Manchester.pp294, illustrated throughout with prices.4to stiff card covers. Small amount of damage to base of spine but otherwise clean.

Lot No:  81 ()

Durer, A: Triumphzug Des Kaiser Maximilian. Bound "concertina" 19th century linen-mounted photograph of the Durer work "The Triumph of the Emperor Maximillian". Nd c 1870-80 (?) approx 140x30 cm. 4to format, purple cloth lettered in gilt.

Lot No:  82 ()

Large Victorain Photograph album (4to) Approx 50 photos including workmen, sailors and soldiers and some topographical. In handsome pebble grained brown morocco album, decorated in gilt with a working lock.

Lot No:  83 ()

A fine Victorian standish of Rosewood and gilded brass with two cut glass inkwells. Handle in the Reformed Gothic taste.

Lot No:  84 ()

A folio Victorian Photo Album c1870-80. Approx 80 images, mostly UK topographical views but some amateur military photos aswell, one of them captioned "60th Royal Rifles" and another "camp at Cavour 1877" with Indian figures prominent. WITH: another Late Victorian/ early 20th century folio photo album with over 200 images, mostly domestic, all annotated  read more 

Lot No:  85 (Books)

Oxford and Rowing.4to Victorian Photograph Album containing over 50 photos. Oxford based with 2 CDVs of the Oxford University Crews for 1890 and 1892. "Aesthetic" full brown stamped leather binding.

Lot No:  86 ()

Sewel, W: The History of the Rise Increase and Progress of the.Quakers. London, Sowle 1725, 2nd edition. Folio pp699 with in dex. Rubbed calf, rebacked with old label retained. Ex library with light stamps.WITH:Fosbroke,T D: British Monachism or manners and Customs of the Monks and Nuns of England. London J Nichols 1817. 4to pp560. lacks spine and  read more 

Lot No:  87 ()

KENSINGTON Album with three original photographs for the published work. C H Cooke, 237 kensington High Street. !6 plates , no text with the 3 original prints loosely inserted.

Lot No:  88 ()

4to Victorian Album with nineteen images including 1 of a large man in (Oxford?) rowing club cap and a fine image of three Victorian Firemen.

Lot No:  89 ()

Small Victorian papier mache blotter, inlaid with mother-of-pearl and decorated in gilt. Lightly rubbed in parts.

Lot No:  90 ()

Two unusual and striking 20th Century craft bindings. Shakespeare: The Complete Works, Oxford, nd c 1900. India paper edition pp1264. Brown morocco embossed and lettered with pokerwork laterally "Shakespeare" on the spine and The Tempest on upper brd with an image of a ship on a stormy sea. aeg. WITH:William Barnes Dorset Poems, Folio Society 1989  read more 

Lot No:  91 ()

The Book of Common Prayer, etc Oxford, Thomas Baskett, 1753. Bound with The Whole Book of Psalms, etc London Ackers 1753. Bound in a fine straight-grained dark green panelled gilt morocco. Spine lettered and gilt in compartments. Some light rubbing to hinges, all edges gilt with(?) later gauffering.

Lot No:  92 ()

The Book of Common Prayer, etc John Reeves 1801 12mo. In a charming contemperaneous straight-grained red morocco envelope binding, letterd in gilt on the spine. Light rubbing and wear. WITH:The Book of Common Prayer, etc Oxford 1869. 12mo. Finely bound in ivory with an oval white metal cartouche, initialled and fastening with s fine clasp. Pale blue  read more 

Lot No:  93 ()

Fine Mauchlineware Tartan binding; Scott; The Poetical Works, A and C Black 1872. pp736. Illustrated throughout. Tartan Boards backed with red morocco spine lettered and decorated in gilt.aeg

Lot No:  94 ()

Mosley, O: Fascism. 100 Questions Asked and Answered. BUF PUBLICATIONS Ltd. 1st impression March 1936. Original cream coloured brds. A very clean copy.

Lot No:  95 ()

Bronze bust, finely cast of the German Poet and Philosopher Goethe, probably 19th century. Approx 5" high.

Lot No:  96 ()

Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Macmillan and Co 1908. 12mo pp111. Three quarter bound in crushed blue morocco by Riviere. WITH: Marcus Aurelius (Meditations "to HIMSELF"),Macmillan and Co 1901. pp164.12mo. Three quarters crushed dark blue morocco by Zaehnsdorf.WITH;Nicolas, N H: Notitia Historica, Baldwin Craddock and Joy, 1824. bound with a legal work  read more 

Lot No:  97 ()

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, ed Irving, Collins Clear Type Press. Nd c 1900 (?) . Full red calf, contrasting moss green label, raised bands and gilt in compartments. Illustrated throughout. WITH: Benson,EW: Boy Life. MACMILLAN 1874. Full plum calf, contrasting blue label, raised bands, elaborately gilt.aeg. Bookplate for F H Capron, Author  read more 

Lot No:  98 ()

Joan Crawford caricature by Nicholas Bentley in pen heightened with white and blue (gouache?). Signed with notes possibly in the artist's hand with instructions to the printer. Approx 10x6".

Lot No:  99 ()

Toy tinplate typewriter with working rotating type disc, Japaned tinplate with its original case "Junior" in raised cartouche. Probably interwar and German. Moderate wear and odd patches of rust mostly to the detachable case.

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