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BINDING & General, i

Lot 2 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

BINDING & General, including: The Play Pictorial. Illustrated monthly Journal. 9 volumes, ND, c1902-20. Cont. leather binding; White, J: compendious ... read more

Sold for £110 More details 4  

Speed: Map of the West Riding of Yorkshire

Lot 3 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

Speed: Map of the West Riding of Yorkshire. Hand coloured. Sudbury & Humble, 1610. But c1626/27 (505x380 mm), mounted, framed and glazed.

Sold for £150 More details 2  

Patrick MOORE (3 Science Fiction first editions with Dust jacket, VG+

Lot 4 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

Patrick MOORE (3 Science Fiction first editions with Dust jacket, VG+): 1- The Domes of Mars. Burke, 1956, 1st. dw ((7s. 6d) Very small cuts to edges, ... read more

Sold for £280 More details 7  

BICYCLES: VELOX (pseudonym)

Lot 5 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

BICYCLES: VELOX (pseudonym): Velocipedes. Bicycles and Tricycles: How to Make and How to Use Them. With a Sketch of Their History, Invention and ... read more

Sold for £180 More details 5  

1 - Taylor, FW: On the art of cutting metals

Lot 9 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

1 - Taylor, FW: On the art of cutting metals. NY, American soc. Of Mechanical Engineers, nd (1906). With 24 large folding plates. 2- Gissler, M: ... read more

Sold for £280 More details 1  

PAMPHLETC & THEOLOGY

Lot 14 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

PAMPHLETC & THEOLOGY: Robertson, D: Hartlebury Castle. A 25 page typed pamphlet with hand written notes and 3 page autograph letter signed from ... read more

Sold for £90 More details 3  

MOUNTAINEERING, ETC: 1- Hillary & Doig

Lot 17 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

MOUNTAINEERING, ETC: 1- Hillary & Doig: High in the thin cold air. 1962, proof copy, original wrappers; Plus a May Fair Hotel menu, Signed by Hillary; ... read more

Sold for £500 More details 7  

FOOD & WINE: 1- Heath, A; Edward Bawden (ill)

Lot 21 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

FOOD & WINE: 1- Heath, A; Edward Bawden (ill): Good Drinks. Faber, 1939, 1st. edn. Part of dw present. Pictorial covers and dw by Bawden; PLUS: Good ... read more

Sold for £100 More details 4  

A&C BLACK: 1- Spence: Australia.

Lot 22 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

A&C BLACK: 1- Spence: Australia. 1910, 1st. edn. With a folding map and 75 colour plates. DW (in pieces); small nick to upper cover; 2- Haenen, F. de; ... read more

Sold for £30 More details 5  

BRITISH TOPOGRAPHY

Lot 23 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

BRITISH TOPOGRAPHY: Quantity including: Ellis: Parks and forests of Essex. 1885, 1st. edn. Original cloth; Crespigny: The New Forest. 1895, 1st. ... read more

Sold for £90 More details 2  

Baring-Gould, Sabine

Lot 24 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

Baring-Gould, Sabine: 1- Margery of Quether and Other Stories. Methuen, 1891, first edition. PP: 9vi), 295, (i) adv, 16 (publishers catalogue dated ... read more

Sold for £280 More details 4  

GARDENING, ETC

Lot 25 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

GARDENING, ETC: A large quantity including: Anne Pratt: Wild flowers, 2 volumes. 1902; Beeton’s Garden management. 2 editions, c1880 with colour ... read more

Sold for £190 More details 4  

ILLUSTRATED: Quantity

Lot 26 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

ILLUSTRATED: Quantity including: Philpott’s Crinoline in our parks and promenades from 1710 to 1864. 1864, 1st. edn. Oblong folio, illustrated ... read more

Sold for £30 More details 4  

BINDING: 14 mostly 19 century full leather bound books

Lot 27 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

BINDING: 14 mostly 19 century full leather bound books; poetry etc. (14)

Sold for £35 More details 4  

CRICKET: WISDEN Cricketers' Almanack

Lot 28 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

CRICKET: WISDEN Cricketers' Almanack: 9 Volumes: 1- 1898. Lacking wrappers, spine and some of the adverts at start & end; PP: (v-ix), x-xcii, (ii), 1- ... read more

Sold for £160 More details 1  

MODERN FIRSTS

Lot 29 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

MODERN FIRSTS: 1- Huxley, A: Brave New World. 1932, 1st. edn. 2- Tolkien, J R R: The Road Goes Ever On: A Song Cycle. 1968, 1st. edn. dw (30s.); a ... read more

Sold for £280 More details 4  

MANUSCRIPTS

Lot 30 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

MANUSCRIPTS: 1- C300 pages of beauty lotions, etc. including: Perfume and floral extract recipes; Parisian Essence; Rosemary hair wash; Hair oil ... read more

Sold for £90 More details 7  

ILLUSTRATED

Lot 31 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

ILLUSTRATED: 1- Dore, G (ill): The man among the monkeys. W Lock, 1873 (Beeton’s Boy’s own library). Full calf prize binding; 2- Selous (ill): ... read more

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CHILDREN

Lot 32 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

CHILDREN: 1- Louis Wain (ill); J. Pope: The Cat Scouts. Blackie, no date, C1912. Colour illustrations throughout; 2- Dell, D M: Golliwog Island. A&C ... read more

Sold for £220 More details 6  

Lewis, John

Lot 34 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

Lewis, John: The History and Antiquities, as Well Ecclesiastical as Civil, of the Isle of Tenet, in Kent. [with] A Collection of Papers, Records, J ... read more

Sold for £70 More details 4  

Woolf, Virginia

Lot 35 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

Woolf, Virginia: Monday or Tuesday. Leonard & Vriginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, Richmond, 1921. First edition, first printing (1000 copies were ... read more

Sold for £380 More details 4  

FLEMING, Ian

Lot 36 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

FLEMING, Ian: 1- Dr. No. Jonathan Cape, 1958, first edition, dust jacket (13s. 6d.). First state, with silver lettering to spine and Plain black ... read more

Sold for £1,050 More details 4  

BRITISH TOPOGRAPHY: 1- Charlton, L: History of Whitby and of Whitby Abbey

Lot 38 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

BRITISH TOPOGRAPHY: 1- Charlton, L: History of Whitby and of Whitby Abbey. York, A Ward, 1779. 4to. PP: xvii(including subscribers list”, (i)Errata, ... read more

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ORNITHOLOGY: 1- Selby, P J: Illustrations of British Ornithology.

Lot 40 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

ORNITHOLOGY: 1- Selby, P J: Illustrations of British Ornithology. 2 volumes (Land Birds and Water Birds). Edinburgh, W. H. Lizars, 1833, 1st. edn. ... read more

Sold for £90 More details 6  

Foreign Travel: 1- Bosman, William

Lot 41 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

Foreign Travel: 1- Bosman, William: A New and Accurate Description of the Coast of Guinea, Divided into the Gold, the Slave and the Ivory Coasts. J. ... read more

Sold for £60 More details 5  

Hampton (Transl.)

Lot 42 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

Hampton (Transl.): The general history of Polybius, In 2 volumes. Printed by J. Hughs, for R. and J. Dodsley, 1761, 2nd. Edn. With two folding maps. ... read more

Sold for £80 More details 6  

BINDING: Quantity including: Rollin’s Ancient History of the Egyptians

Lot 43 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

BINDING: Quantity including: Rollin’s Ancient History of the Egyptians… in 6 volumes. T. Tegg, 1835, Full calf by Riviere; Mrs. Beeton’s Household ... read more

Sold for £300 More details 4  

Rudyard Kipling Poems Signed Limited Edition

Lot 44 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

Rudyard Kipling Poems Signed Limited Edition: Poems 1886 – 1929. 3 Volumes. Macmillan, No. 236 of 525 copies, Baskerville font on Hand-made paper, ... read more

Sold for £680 More details 2  

Robert GIBBINGS Signed, Etc. 6 works in matching full morocco

Lot 45 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

Robert GIBBINGS Signed, Etc. 6 works in matching full morocco: 1- Over The Reefs. Dent, 1848, Signed Limited edition, No. 27 of 100 copies only with ... read more

Sold for £460 More details 7  

Arthur BEARDSLEY (ill): Mallory, Sir Thomas: Le Morte Darthur.

Lot 46 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

BEARDSLEY, A (ill): Mallory, Sir Thomas: Le Morte Darthur. Dent, 1927, 3rd. edition Limited to 1600 copies, printed by William Caxton. 4to. Original ... read more

Sold for £320 More details 6  

MAP OF SUFFOLK by Richard Blome

Lot 47 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

MAP OF SUFFOLK by Richard Blome: No date, c1673, hand coloured, mounted glazed and framed (34x28mm)

Sold for £240 More details 2  

Two miniature books

Lot 48 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

Miniatures: The Royal Bijou Birthday Book, no date, inscription dated 1906; PLUS: The Royal pocket diary & engagement book for 1905. Both volumes: ... read more

Sold for £70 More details 4  

Rowling, J K: The Tales of Beedle the Bard. 2008

Lot 49 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

Rowling, J K: The Tales of Beedle the Bard. 2008, First edition stated (1-12), Collector's Edition (Offered Exclusively by Amazon). Spine with raised ... read more

Sold for £110 More details 3  

PHOTOGRAPHY/FASHION

Lot 50 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

PHOTOGRAPHY/FASHION: Rei Kawakubo: Comme Des Garcons 1981-1986. Chikuma Sobo, Tokyo, 1986, First edition, with glassine dust jacket and slipcase. ... read more

Sold for £140 More details 3  

PHOTOGRAPHY: BRUCE WEBER

Lot 51 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

PHOTOGRAPHY: BRUCE WEBER: 1- Bear-Pond. Bulfinch Press, Little, Brown & Co., 1990, First edition stated, dust jacket, VG+/Fine; 2- Bruce Weber. ... read more

Sold for £130 More details 3  

SIGNED PHOTOGRAPHY: HERB RITTS

Lot 52 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

SIGNED PHOTOGRAPHY: HERB RITTS: 1- Pictures. Twin Palm Publishing, California, 1988, first edition, dust jacket, LIMITED edition of 6000, this copy ... read more

Sold for £90 More details 6  

ARTHUR RACKHAM (ill)

Lot 54 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

ARTHUR RACKHAM (ill): 1- The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, by W Irving. Harrap, 1928, 1st. edn. Original cloth gilt; 2- Fairy tales by Hans Andersen. ... read more

Sold for £220 More details 5  

SIGNED Limited Edition: POGANY, WILLY (ill)

Lot 55 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

SIGNED Limited Edition: POGANY, WILLY (ill): Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyám. Harrap, 1930, Limited edition, No. 742 total of 1200 copies, SIGNED by Pogany ... read more

Sold for £180 More details 3  

West, Michael; Evelyn Paul (ill)

Lot 57 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

West, Michael; Evelyn Paul (ill): Clair De Lune and other Troubadour Romances. Harrap, no date, [1913]. Full leather with studs, produced to resemble ... read more

Sold for £90 More details 3  

"BB" (Denys J Watkins-Pitchford)

Lot 61 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

"BB" (Denys J Watkins-Pitchford): 13 first editions, plus one other, including: The Little Grey Men; Brendon Chase; Fisherman's bedside book; ... read more

Sold for £130 More details 4  

BIRD BOOKS

Lot 62 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

BIRD BOOKS: 21 Works, including: R Mudie. Feathered Tribes of the British Isles, 2 vols. Whittaker, 1834, 1st. Edn. Complete, with 18 colour plates ... read more

Sold for £720 More details 5  

COUNTRY & NATURE

Lot 64 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

COUNTRY & NATURE: [Maxwell, W]: The Field Book. E Wilson, 1833, 1st. 616pp with frontis plate plus numerous illustrations. Cont. half leather; rubbed; ... read more

Sold for £70 More details 1  

SPORTING & OTHER DOGS

Lot 65 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

SPORTING & OTHER DOGS: Lee, R B: History And Description Of The Modern Dogs Of Great Britain; 4 volumes. Sporting division in 2 vols. 1906-07; ... read more

Sold for £300 More details 1  

ESSEX TOPOGRAPHY

Lot 66 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

ESSEX TOPOGRAPHY: A Large collection, including: General view of the agriculture of the county of Essex, in 2 vols. R Phillips, 1807, 1st. Edn. ... read more

Sold for £300 More details 5  

Theobald, F V

Lot 67 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

Theobald, F V: The Plant Lice or Aphididae of Great Britain, in 3 vols. Headley Brothers, 1926-29, 1st. Edns. Original wrappers; Bates, H E: A ... read more

Sold for £25 More details 4  

HUNTING FICTIONAL WORKS

Lot 68 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

HUNTING FICTIONAL WORKS: 22 Works, including: Hunting with Surtees; Shooting with Surtees; & many others. (22)

Sold for £45 More details 1  

The Florist. Six Volumes

Lot 69 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

The Florist. Six Volumes, for: 1851, 52, 54, 55, 56, & 57. Chapman & Hall and The Florist Office; 1852-57. With engraved frontis to vol. 1, plus a ... read more

Sold for £170 More details 3  

FOOD & DRINK

Lot 70 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

FOOD & DRINK: [Craddock, H]: The Savoy Cocktail Book. Constable, 1936. Original orange cloth; damp stain to rear endpaper; Simon, A: Concise ... read more

Sold for £80 More details 4  

GUNS & RIFLES

Lot 72 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

GUNS & RIFLES: Burrard, Major G: The Modern Shotgun, 3 vols. Mixed editions. Jenkins, 1944 (2nd. Edn.); 1931 (1st); 1948 (2nd. Edn.). Vols. 1 & 3 in ... read more

Sold for £40 More details 4  

Buxton, E N

Lot 73 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

Buxton, E N: Short Stalks. E Stanford, 1892, 1st. Edn. Original full gilt pictorial vellum, little warped and dust stained; Yerburgh, H B; Leaves ... read more

Sold for £100 More details 1  

OTTERS, Etc

Lot 75 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

OTTERS, Etc: Lomax, J: Otter Hunting Diary. Blackburn, T Briggs, 1910, 1st. 4tol. With 10 plates including frontis. Half leather, rubbed; Earl of ... read more

Sold for £170 More details 4  

SHOOTING & FISHING

Lot 76 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

SHOOTING & FISHING: Thornhill, R B: The Shooting Directory. For Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme, 1804, first edition (LATER ISSUE: with pages 215-220 ... read more

Sold for £460 More details 4  

SPORT, Mixed

Lot 77 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

SPORT, Mixed: Hawke, P: Instructions to Young Sportsmen. For R Hunter, 1816, 2nd. Edn. With aquatint frontis plus 5 other plates. PP: 324+Index. ... read more

Sold for £160 More details 3  

The Annals of Sporting and fancy Gazette

Lot 78 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

The Annals of Sporting and fancy Gazette, volumes 1-5. Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1822-24. With Extra engraved Hand coloured title in vol.1 plus 58 ... read more

Sold for £200 More details 5  

WILDFOWLING

Lot 79 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

WILDFOWLING: Chapman, A: First lessons in the Art of Wildfowling. H Cox, 1896, 1st. Edn. With 36 ill. By the author and 3 by C Whymper, plus 34pp of ... read more

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Leighton, Claire

Lot 80 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

Leighton, Claire; Belloc, H (intro.): Woodcuts, examples of the works of Claire Leighton. Longmans, 1930. Limited edition, #23 of 450, SIGNED by C ... read more

Sold for £320 More details 5  

Daniel, W B

Lot 81 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

Daniel, W B: Rural Sports, 2 Volumes. Bunny & Gold, 1801-01, 1st. Edns. A unique set with an extra hand-coloured set of all the main plates; in all, ... read more

Sold for £170 More details 4  

1- Rackham, A (ill); Shakespeare: A Midsummer-Night's Dream

Lot 82 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

1- Rackham, A (ill); Shakespeare: A Midsummer-Night's Dream. Heinemann, 1908, first edition. Original gilt and embossed boards. Spine torn, but ... read more

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Occult/Psychic/Science: Eugene Osty

Lot 88 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

Occult/Psychic/Science: Eugene Osty: Supernormal Faculties in Man. 1923, 1st. edn; Ivor Tuckett: Evidence For The Supernatural, 1911, 1st. edn; ... read more

Sold for £280 More details 1  

1910 INDIAN MOTORCYCLE /Hendee Sales Manual

Lot 93 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

1910 INDIAN MOTORCYCLE /Hendee Sales Manual: Hendee Manufacturing co. 1910; 16 pages plus wrappers. Staples rusty and wrappers loose; And a loosely ... read more

Sold for £380 More details 2  

12 EARLY SALE CATALOGUES BOUND IN ONE VOLUME

Lot 94 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

12 EARLY SALE CATALOGUES BOUND IN ONE VOLUME: 1- Mr. Christie: May 21, 1819, 2- Stevens, Mr. J C: Feb 17, 1836, Fossil remains of “Mastodon & Mammoth, ... read more

Sold for £1,550 More details 6  

[ANCILLON, Charles]: Traité des Eunuques

Lot 95 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

[ANCILLON, Charles]: Traité des Eunuques, dans lequel on explique toutes les différentes sortes d'eunuques. [Berlin], 1707, 1st. Edn. PP:(xx), 187, ... read more

Sold for £45 More details 4  

P G WODEHOUSE: If I were You

Lot 98 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

P G WODEHOUSE: If I were You, Jenkins, 1931, 1st; Hot Water, 1932, 1st; Lord Emsworth and Others, 1937, 1st; Big Money, 1931, 1st. PLUS 20 early ... read more

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JUDAICA: Collection of 21 Haggadah for Passover, etc

Lot 100 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

JUDAICA: Collection of 21 Haggadah for Passover, etc, 1822-1879. Mostly in Hebrew and English, some illustrated. (21)

Sold for £140 More details 4  

A map of Essex by John Norden and John Speede

Lot 101 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

A map of Essex by John Norden and John Speede, Essex Divided into Hundreds with the Most Ancient and Fayre Towne Colchester described........Anno ... read more

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Edward VIII Memorabilia

Lot 102 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

Contract of alienation between Adam Laurie and Thos. Mudie: 4 June 1636, seconded 10 March 1643. 360 cms long roll by 30 cms wide. A few tears and ... read more

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EDWARD VIII: Letter to Charles Bedaux, Hotel Meurice

Lot 103 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

EDWARD VIII: Letter to Charles Bedaux, Hotel Meurice, Paris, 9th. Nov. 1937. Informing him of the cancellation of the trip to New York. “Dear ... read more

Sold for £900 More details 1  

EDWARD VIII: Typed Letter to Charles (Bedaux)

Lot 104 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

EDWARD VIII: Typed Letter to Charles (Bedaux), La Croe, Cap D'antibes, A. M. 17th. March 1940. Signed “Edward"; PLUS: Studio of Hugh Cecil: Large ... read more

Sold for £480 More details 1  

DUKE AND DUCHESS OF WINDSOR

Lot 105 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

DUKE AND DUCHESS OF WINDSOR: 6 folders covering: the wedding of the Duke of Windsor and Mrs. Warfield, including the full NY Herald Tribune for June ... read more

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Maria De Kammerer (Hungarian/American, 1903-1970)

Lot 105a (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

Maria De Kammerer (Hungarian/American, 1903-1970) Fern Bedaux with her borzoi before Chateau de Cande signed and dated 1933 u.l., oil on canvas 92.5 ... read more

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Fern Bedaux: Original pocket Diary for 1937

Lot 106 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

Fern Bedaux: Original pocket Diary for 1937, full of her pencil notes including the wedding of Edward VIII, 8 unpublished photographs Plus typed ... read more

Sold for £2,050 More details 5  

Charles and Fern Bedaux

Lot 107 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

Charles and Fern Bedaux, An Asprey & Co Ltd 1930 diary, leather bound, with pen and pencil entries January to June 28th and 21st Novemer to 31st ... read more

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Davenant, Sir William: The Works of Sir William Davenant Kt

Lot 109 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

Davenant, Sir William: The Works of Sir William Davenant Kt consisting of those, which were formerly printed, and those which he design'd for the ... read more

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The Book of Common Prayer.

Lot 110 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

The Book of Common Prayer. Cambridge; printed by John Baskerville for the University, 1762. Cont. full leather with gilt decoration. Name and date ... read more

Sold for £320 More details 2  

1- BLAKE, W: Pencil Drawings.

Lot 111 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

1- BLAKE, W: Pencil Drawings. Nonesuch Press, 1927. Limited edition, #47/1550. Original cloth, rubbed; 2- Keynes, G: William Blake's Water Colour ... read more

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CARY’S New Guide for ascertaining Hackney Coach Fares

Lot 112 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

CARY’S New Guide for ascertaining Hackney Coach Fares. 1801. With a large folding hand-coloured Map. PP: xii, 249 (1-248 with 2 numbers to each page), ... read more

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1- Shakespeare’s works: 39 volumes of the Dent pocket edn

Lot 113 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

1- Shakespeare’s works: 39 volumes of the Dent pocket edn. Full leather, 1898-1899; 2- Shaw, G B: 16 works. Original cloth; 3- Six leather bound ... read more

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Knole, Kent, a large signed black and white photograph of the country house

Lot 117 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

Knole, Kent, a large signed black and white photograph of the country house, with members of the Sackville West family seated outside, image 70 x

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The Times Atlas

Lot 118 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

The Times Atlas, Containing 117 Pages of Maps and Comprising 173 Maps and an Alphabetical Index. Office of The Times 1895. Folio, Half leather, ... read more

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The Book of Common Prayer. London: William Pickering

Lot 119 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

The Book of Common Prayer. London: William Pickering, 1844, 7 Volumes. Folio, Printed in red and black. First edition of this facsimile, printed at ... read more

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MOUNTAINEERING

Lot 124 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

MOUNTAINEERING: 1- Howard-Bury, Lieut. Col. Charles Kenneth: MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE: 1921. E Arnold, 1922, first edition. Complete with all ... read more

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1- Butler's Medicine Chest Directory

Lot 127 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

1- Butler's Medicine Chest Directory, and Family Catalogue of drugs, chemicals, and medicinal compounds. 1832, 3rd. edn. With a frontis plus one ... read more

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MAPS: 1- STRADA, Famiano

Lot 128 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

MAPS: 1- STRADA, Famiano: De Bello Belgico. Van Metelen, 1648. (100x65mm). Framed & glazed; 2- Sanson, N: L'ARABIE PETREE, DESERTE ET HEUREUSE. ... read more

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SCOTLAND/MAPS

Lot 129 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

SCOTLAND/MAPS: 1- Moll, H: Scotland divided into its shires. (280x250mm). Framed & glazed; 2- Sanson, N: Lescosse. C1685, (190x160mm). Framed & ... read more

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ENGLAND/MAPS

Lot 130 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

ENGLAND/MAPS: 1- Moll, H: Berkshire. c1724. With two views & Roman pavement; (310x190mm). Framed & glazed; 2- Ogilby: Road from York to Lancaster, ... read more

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MORDEN, R

Lot 133 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

MORDEN, R: 1- North Wales. C1695, hand coloured. (430x360mm); Framed & glazed; 2- Northumberland. C1695; (430x370mm); Framed & glazed. (2)

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LONDON- Russell, J/ J Stratford

Lot 135 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

LONDON- Russell, J/ J Stratford: London, extending from the Head of the Paddington Canal West, to the West India Docks East with the proposed ... read more

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SIGNED COPIES (All hardback first editions with dust jacket, unless otherwise stated)

Lot 138 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

SIGNED COPIES (All hardback first editions with dust jacket, unless otherwise stated): Duffy, C A: The king of Christmas (2 copies), Pablo Picasso’s ... read more

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SCIENCE FICTION MAGAZINES

Lot 140 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

SCIENCE FICTION MAGAZINES, including: 20 issues of "Astounding Science Fiction”, 1953-56; 13 issues "New Worlds", 1949-52; 24 issues “New world ... read more

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Bainbridge, H C

Lot 141 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

Bainbridge, H C: Carl Faberge. Batsford, 1949, Edition de Luxe, 1/250 (of 350), This one Signed by Eugene Faberge and dated London, Nov. 1949. ... read more

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Norman Haywood Hardy (1842 - 1933)

Lot 144 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

Norman Haywood Hardy (1842 - 1933): An original Signed Watercolour “Havannah Harbour, Rathmoy, New Hebrides”, illustrated in his book “The Savage ... read more

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WODEHOUSE, P G

Lot 146 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

WODEHOUSE, P G: Ten first editions, all with dust wrappers except the first title: Mulliner Nights; Garland at Blandings; Plum Pie; Do Butlers burgle ... read more

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BINDING, including: Moliere

Lot 147 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

BINDING, including: Moliere: Oeuvres completes, in 7 volumes. Paris, 1863-64. Cont. half leather; rubbed; damp staining to few pages in one volume. ... read more

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1827 continental TRAVEL DIARY.

Lot 148 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

1827 Continental TRAVEL DIARY. Written in a neat hand on 115 pages and with one watercolour.

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SIGNED LIMITED EDITION: MANDELA, Nelson

Lot 149 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

SIGNED LIMITED EDITION: MANDELA, Nelson: A Long Walk To Freedom, The Autobiography Of Nelson Mandela. Little, Brown & Co., 1994, First edition, ... read more

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ATLAS: Wilkinson, Robert

Lot 153 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

ATLAS: Wilkinson, Robert: Wilkinson's General Atlas of the World. Robert Wilkinson, 1809/1812, 2nd. Edn. (Title page dated 1809 and the contents page ... read more

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ARCHITECTURE, Etc: 1- Shaw

Lot 155 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

ARCHITECTURE, Etc: 1- Shaw, W A: Manchester Old & New, 3 volumes. Cassell, nd, (1894) author’s Note dated. Publisher’s cloth, aeg; 2- Jewitt & Hall: ... read more

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BINDING, Etc. including: BARNARD, Caroline

Lot 156 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

BINDING, Etc. including: BARNARD, Caroline: The Prize or the Lacemakers of Missenen. M J Godwin, 1817. Extra illustrated copy, with frontis plus 7 ... read more

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JONES, Owen; WARREN, H & A

Lot 159 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

JONES, Owen; WARREN, H & A: The History of Joseph and His Brethren: Genesis Chaprs XXXVII-XXXVIII XL Day & Son, no date, c1865. Chromolithographs ... read more

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Mixed Quantity, including: Patrick MOORE

Lot 160 (Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Sat 10 Apr to Sun 18 Apr, Sun, 18th Apr 2021)

Mixed Quantity, including: Patrick MOORE: 1- Guide to the Moon. 1953, 1st. edn. DW, Inscribed & Signed by author; 2- Guide to the Planets. 1955. 1st. ... read more

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