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Property of a lady of title - MEREDITH, George - various titles, together with other books mostly signed or with manuscript inscriptions by George Meredith, most in fine bindings (a lot).

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Property of a deceased estate - SHAKESPEARE, William - 'The plays of William Shakespeare, in eight volumes, with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators; to which are added notes by Sam. Johnson' - London, printed for R.Tonson, C. Corbet, H. Woodfall, et alia, 1765, set of seven (of eight volumes, Vol. III missing), uniformly bound in full calf (7).

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Property of a deceased estate - a quantity of assorted books including GOLDSMITH, Rev. J. - 'Geography, Illustrated on a Popular Plan', Longman et alia, 1815; 'L'Estrange, Roger - 'The Works of Flavius Josephus' - volumes I, II and III, Glasgow, John Gilmour & John Robb, 1762; 'Spectacle de la Nature; or, Nature Display'd' - volume VII only, second edition, 1749; GORDON, W. - 'Every Young Man's Companion',...

£30 - £50

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Property of a deceased estate - TAYLOR, George and SKINNER, Andrew - 'Taylor and Skinner's Maps of the Roads of Ireland, Surveyed 1777' - first edition, published 1778, complete with 288 full page map engravings, the folding map of Ireland frontispiece missing, the last page of the subscribers names torn, the leather binding tatty.

£100 - £150

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Property of a deceased estate - 'Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacrements' - Oxford, printed at the Theater for Moses Pitt, Thomas Guy, Peter Parker and William Leak, bound with 'The Whole Book of Psalms Collected into English Metre by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, and Others', printed for the Company of Stationers, 1682, leatherbound, 11.1 by ins. (28.2 by 20.3cms.) (overall);...

£80 - £120

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From the Butler-Stoney family - INGRAM, James - Memorials of Oxford - three volume set, Oxford: John Henry Parker; H. Slatter, and W. Graham, Charles Tilt, London, 1837, uniformly bound in gilt decorated cloth (3).

£50 - £100

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From the Butler-Stoney family - 'Thirty Plates Illustrative of Natural Phenomena, etc.' - printed for The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1846, complete with 30 hand-coloured plates by Whimper, in gilt decorated brown cloth.

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From the Butler-Stoney family - 'An Almanack for The Year 1813; Being 1st after Bissertile, or Leap Year, for the Meridean of Antigua, and serving (with little variation) for the other Leeward Islands' - Antigua: Printed and Sold at the Gazette Printing Office, on The Parade, soft-back, with ink manuscript on 7 sides (rare).

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From the Butler-Stoney family - 'Thirty Plates Illustrative of Natural History' - Part I, Part 3, and Part 5, published by The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1847, 1842 and 1850 respectively, with 77 hand-coloured plates of birds, fish, mammals and reptiles (Part 1 has most of the rhinoceros plate missing, Part 3 has 12 plates missing), some tears & creases, in original cloth bindings...

£100 - £200

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From the Butler-Stoney family - fifteen children's books, including 'Rural Scenes or A Peep into The Country. For Children', London, printed for Darton, Harvey & Darton, nd, ca. 1818; 'Dame Dearlove's Ditties for The Nursery', London, printed for J. Harris & Son, 1822; 'The Secret History of The Most Renown'd Q.Elizabeth, and Earl of Essex', two parts in one, Cologne, printed for Will with the Wisp,...

£50 - £100

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From the Butler-Stoney family - DICKENS, Charles - 'The Posthumous Papers of The Pickwick Club' (Pickwick Papers) - Chapman & Hall, 1837, early issue of the first edition, with 43 plates by Hablot Knight Browne and Robert Seymour plus the frontispiece plus the title page vignette, and with ten additional plates by Thomas Onwhyn. First edition points include 'Veller' on title page vignette, 'E' at...

£80 - £120

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Property of a deceased estate - CHURCHILL, Winston - Major Works - Centenary First Edition, 1974, a set of 22 (of 25) volumes, uniformly bound in gilt decorated red leather (22).

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Property of a deceased estate - KIPLING, Rudyard - Just So Stories - first edition, Macmillan, 1902.

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Property of a lady - GRAVES, Robert - Good-bye To All That - London, Jonathan Cape, first edition, first impression, first issue with Siegfried Sassoon's poem on pages 341-3, salmon cloth boards, celophane, no dust jacket.

£100 - £200

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Property of a gentleman - theatrical & ballet interest - WILLS, Freeman - 'The Only Way / A Tale of Two Cities' - adapted from Charles Dickens' novel, produced at The Lyceum Theatre, 1899, published by The Nassau press, 1899, the boards detached; together with seven signed photographs of stars of the ballet & theatre (8).

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Property of a gentleman - an autograph album containing various signatures & signed photographs including the 1934 Middlesex County cricket XI, the 1934 Gloucestershire cricket XI, Gracie Fields, Max Miller, etc., the last two double pages containing cut out autographs some of which may be autopen signatures or reproductions, the stars including an early Shirley Temple (circa 1934), Clark Gable, Ginger...

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Property of a lady - NASH, Ogden (American poet, 1902-1971) - autograph - an amusing black ink manuscript signed postcard apologising for not sending a photograph of himself but including a drawing of his spectacles, 12mo., postmarked New York, 24 January 1956.

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From the Butler-Stoney family - a rare group of ten tickets to the Royal Musical Festival at Westminster Abbey in 1834, comprising five tickets to the first (x2), second, third & fourth rehearsals, priced at half-a-guinea each, and five tickets to the first, second third (x2) & fourth performances, each on finely embossed card with two-colour printing, the larger tickets 4.5 by 5.5ins. (11.5 by 14cms.)...

£300 - £500

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From the Butler-Stoney family - a large quantity of photographs & ephemera relating to the Butler-Stoney and Kemble families, dating from the 1850's to early part of the 20th century, including many photographs at Portland Park, County Tipperary, Ireland, some of the gelatin silver prints of large format, some measuring approximately 11.5 by 15ins. (29 by 38cms.), including a gelatin silver print...

£200 - £300

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From the Butler-Stoney family - a carton containing assorted leather bound items, second half 18th century and later, including pocket companions, leather bound memoranda books, wallets, photograph boxes & wallets, jewellery boxes, diaries, almanacks, carte de visite cases, writing cases, blotters, cigar case, passport case, etc., and a riding crop with carved bone dog's head whistle terminal.

£50 - £100

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From the Butler-Stoney family - a small quantity of manuscript & printed personal books including the personal book of Charlotte Cattley, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1839, containing drawings, verses, prints, etc., an early 19th century ink manuscript recipe & note book, a small ink manuscript musical score book with a few pages by the Reverend Charles Kemble, 1840, together with a quantity of printed...

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From the Butler-Stoney family - CHARLES DICKENS (1812-1870) - an autograph signed blue ink manuscript letter with envelope, dated Saturday 10th December 1864, on Office of 'All The Year Round' headed paper, to The Reverend Charles Kemble, expressing sympathy on the loss of Kemble's son Samuel Kemble who was a Midshipman aboard H.M.S. Orlando and was accidentally drowned in Tunis Bay on 3rd November...

£800 - £1,200

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From the Butler-Stoney family - CHARLES DICKENS (1812-1870) - an autograph signed blue ink manuscript letter with envelope, dated Tuesday 13th December 1864, on Gads Hill Place headed paper, to The Reverend Charles Kemble, expressing sympathy on the loss of Kemble's son Samuel Kemble who was a Midshipman aboard H.M.S. Orlando and was accidentally drowned in Tunis Bay on 3rd November 1864. Dickens...

£600 - £800

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From the Butler-Stoney family - CHARLES DICKENS (1812-1870) - an autograph signed blue ink manuscript letter with envelope, dated Wednesday 16th January 1867, on Gads Hill Place headed paper, to The Reverend Charles Kemble, declining his invitation to stay when visiting Bath.

£500 - £700

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From the Butler-Stoney family - RUDYARD KIPLING (1865-1936) - autograph - a typed letter on Bateman's, Burwash paper, dated 12th April 1918, to Mr. Butler-Stoney, with ink manuscript sentiment & signature.

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From the Butler-Stoney family - eleven early 20th century photograph albums from the FitzHerbert family, dating from circa 1906 to circa 1948, including some scrap & picture postcard material (11).

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From the Butler-Stoney family - a book, a watercolour, a print and seven manuscript legal documents relating to Andrew Robinson Stoney (1747-1810) and the infamous account of his marriage to Mary Bowes, Countess of Strathmore, the seven manuscript legal agreements on vellum being a Settlement on the Marriage of Andrew Robinson Stoney Esq. with Miss Hannah Newton (his first wife), dated 9th November...

£80 - £120

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Property of a lady - an autograph album containing various signatures including Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Danny Kaye, Bud Abbott & Lou Costello, and the Beverley Sisters (on reverse of photograph attached to 1951 programme); together with a manuscript two-sided letter & envelope from Margot Fonteyn (a lot).

£200 - £300

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Property of a deceased estate - a collection of approximately 125 vintage picture postcards & photographs of old buses, trams & locomotives (mostly buses), loose and in an album; together with a quantity of assorted picture postcards, trade cards, etc. (a lot).

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Property of a deceased estate - a 19th century gilt decorated red morocco bound Autographs book, the ink manuscript signatures including Queen Victoria (dated 1834), Prince Regent (George IV), King George III, The Duke of York, The Duke of Kent, The Duchess of Kent, The Princess Sophia (when blind), Sir Robert Peel, Lord Palmerston, Lord Brougham, Sir Charles Napier, William Pitt, and Arthur Wellesley...

£150 - £250

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The Basil Lewis (1927-2019) collection of stamps - World: Catapult Flights, 1928-35 a small collection (10 items) including 1928 (Aug 17th) registered cover from USA to France carried on the Ile de France, and later covers carried by the "Bremen" or "Europa" all with appropriate cachets. A scarce and interesting assembly.

£300 - £400

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The Basil Lewis (1927-2019) collection of stamps - Argentina: 1928 Air 5c to 3p60 set with additional values to 1p80 and 3p60 (2) mint.

£25 - £35

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The Basil Lewis (1927-2019) collection of stamps - Argentina: 1931 1st Anniversary of Revolution overprinted on 3c to 5p (with additional pairs and blocks to 50c), Revolution 2p (2) and Air 18c to 3p60 mint, and 1932 Zeppelin 5c (3) to 90c mint.

£40 - £60

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The Basil Lewis (1927-2019) collection of stamps - Argentina: 1935 "Land of Promise" 15c essay, a most attractive engraved large sunken die proof by the American Bank Note Company in black.

£50 - £80

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The Basil Lewis (1927-2019) collection of stamps - Argentina: 1944 National Anthem 5c +1p and 5c +50p miniature sheets fine unused.

£50 - £80

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The Basil Lewis (1927-2019) collection of stamps - Australia: A well-filled album of mostly used, with 'roos to 2/-, GV heads to �d, 1937-49 �1, 1963-65 Explorers 4/- to �2 (7/6d mint), 1966-73 Explorers 75c to $4 overpr"SPECIMEN", also South Africa with GV to 2/6d, and Canada.

£50 - £80

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The Basil Lewis (1927-2019) collection of stamps - Chile: 1930-36 airmail covers (11) all with multiple value frankings of the Presidents series with values to 5p. An attractive group.

£80 - £120

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The Basil Lewis (1927-2019) collection of stamps - Czechoslovakia: 1918-92 in two volumes, a good representative collection including many complete sets, and with range of Hradcany Castle , 1925 Olympic Congress mint, 1926 All-Sokel Display mint, 1962 Praga 5k miniature sheet perf and imperf mint.

£120 - £180

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The Basil Lewis (1927-2019) collection of stamps - Ethiopia: 1930 (Apr 17th) cover from Djibouti to Addis Ababa with Somali values (3) and showing cachet "2 SERVICE AVION / Djibouti - Addis".

£30 - £40

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The Basil Lewis (1927-2019) collection of stamps - Ethiopia: 1930 (Oct 31st) 'Coronation' flight from Djibouti to Addis Ababa with Somalis Coast 20c, 30c and 2f, and showing on reverse scarce rectangular Aeroplane cachet in violet, and arrival datestamp.

£40 - £60

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The Basil Lewis (1927-2019) collection of stamps - Ethiopia: 1931 flight covers to Djibouti comprising (June 17th) "3 Service Special", (July 2nd) "4 Service Special" and 1932 (Feb 13th) "6 Service Special". Scarce group.

£60 - £90

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The Basil Lewis (1927-2019) collection of stamps - Ethiopia: 1946 (Jan 5th) air cover to Trinidad with 20c, 50c, 60c and Victory 1t, showing boxed "OAT" hs. A very scarce destination.

£40 - £60

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The Basil Lewis (1927-2019) collection of stamps - Germany: A collection in four volumes with a good range of States, 1920-21 "Deutsches Reich" overprinted on Bavaria values to 20MK (with variety "straight top to R") mint, 1930 Polar Flight 1mk used (light crease), 1937 Hitler miniature sheet perf mint, and imperf used, 1939 Nurburgring set mint, British & American Zone 1949 Hanover Fair miniature...

£300 - £400

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The Basil Lewis (1927-2019) collection of stamps - Great Britain: A collection of Middlesex in three volumes almost exclusively QEII machine cancellations, but also including 1905-30 EVII-GV postcards and covers (20 items), and fourteen photographic cards of the area.

£20 - £30

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The Basil Lewis (1927-2019) collection of stamps - Hong Kong: Postal Fiscal 1897 $1 on $2 olive-green with Chinese handstamps omitted, unused with much original gum, slightly toned.

£350 - £450

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The Basil Lewis (1927-2019) collection of stamps - Nicaragua: 1878-192 a neatly written-up representative collection including 1878-80 hard white paper 2c, 5c, 10c and 25c in mint blocks of four, 1905-11 good range of surcharged on fiscal issues, and later sets. (100's)

£100 - £150

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The Basil Lewis (1927-2019) collection of stamps - Norfolk Island: 1947-75 a mainly mint selection on leaves, including 1947-59 �d to 2/- (including white paper values except 2d), 1953 3�d to 5/-, and 1960-62 1d to 10/- with additional 1"SPECIMEN".

£25 - £35

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