Lot 3 William Salmon. An Early 18th Century Leather Bound Edition in two Volumes of 'Botanologia. The English Herbal: or, History of Plants' by William Salmon, Printed by J. Hawkes for H. Rhodes, at The Star, the corner of Bride Lane on Fleet Street; and J Taylor at The Ship in Paternoster Row, 1710.
Lot 4 John Gerrard. 'The Herball or Generall Historie of Plantes' Gathered by John Gerrarde of London Master in Chirurgerie, Very much enlarged and Amended by Thomas Johnson Citizen of Apothecarye of London. London Printed by Adam Islip, Joice Norton and Richard Whitakers, 1633.
Lot 5 A 17th Century Candlestick possibly Spanish, Circa 1680. The cylindrical candle socket pierced with ejector hole above a ridged inverted baluster stem leading down to a flat round tray base, 5½ ins (14 cms) in height.
Lot 6 An Antique Brass Basil Pot (Alfabeger). The turned body having a scalloped rim above a frieze band of intricately cast ornamentation. The raised circular foot with further decoration to the border, 5¼ ins (13.5 cms) in height.
Lot 8 A Replica American or English Scrimshaw-type Hourglass. The head and foot roundels enriched with carved rosettes and having ring-turned edging. The base engraved 'Captain J Reuter 8. March 1817' 'The hourglass centred by a decorative braided knot and surrounded by six ball knopped twinned baluster turned spindles. 7¾ ins (19.5 cms) in height.
Lot 11 John Lawrence A.M. and Sir John Hill M.D. 'The Clergy-Man's Recreation: Shewing the Pleasure and Profit of the Art of Gardening' by John Lawrence, A.M. Rector of Yelvertoft in Northamptonshire and sometime Fellow of Clare-Hall in Cambridge' fifth edition London, printed for Bernard Lintoft, between the Temple Gates in Fleet-street, 1717. And 'The Family Herbal' by Sir John Hill, M..D. Bungay; Printed ...
Lot 12 J.W. (John Worlidge).Fourth Edition of 'Systema Agriculturæ; The Mystery of Husbandry Discovered' to which is added 'Kalendarium Rusticum and Disrionarium Rusticum or The Interpretation of Rustick Terms', London, printed for Tho. Dring,1687.
Lot 13 Philip Miller F.R.S. An 1807 Edition of 'The Gardener's and Botanist's Dictionary' in two two-part volumes, containing; The best and newest methods of cultivating and improving the kitchen, fruit, and flower garden and nursery of performing the practical parts of agriculture; of managing vineyards, and propagating all sorts of timber trees. Printed by Law and Gilbert, St John's Square, Clerkenwell, ...
Lot 14 Philip Miller F.R.S. Second Edition of 'The Gardeners Dictionary containing the methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden, as also, the Physick Garden, Wilderness, Conservatory and Vineyard. London, Printed for the Author; and sold by C. Rivington, at the Bible and Crown in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1733. In a modern leather binding.
Lot 15 Philip Miller F.R.S. Sixth Edition of 'The Gardeners Dictionary containing the methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Flower, Fruit and Pleasure Garden, London, Printed for the Author; and sold by John & James Rivington, at the Bible and Crown in St. Paul's Church-Yard, 1752.
Lot 16 Philip Miller F.R.S. Seventh Edition of 'The Gardeners Dictionary containing the methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, Flower and Nursery, As also for performing the practical parts of agriculture; of managing vineyards, with the methods of making and preserving the wine. London, Printed for the Author; and sold by John Rivington, at the Bible and Crown in St. Paul's Church-Yard, ...
Lot 19 Nicholas Culpeper. A 1785 Edition of 'The English Physician Enlarged with three hundred and sixty-nine Medicines made of English Herbs', London; printed for the booksellers. And a 1841 Edition of 'The Complete Herbal, to which is now added upwards of One Hundred Additional Herbs with a display of their Medicinal and Occult Qualities; Physically applied to The Cure of All Disorders Incident to Mankind' ...
Lot 20 John Evelyn. A Fine 1776 Edition of 'Silva or, a Discourse of Forest-Trees' with notes by Andrew Hunter, York. Printed by A Ward for J. Dodsley, Pall-Mall; T. Cadell, in the Strand; J. Robson. New-Bond Street; and T. Durham, Charing-Cross London. W. Creech and J. Balfour, Edinburgh.
Lot 21 John Blair. An 18th Century Leather Bound Edition of 'The Chronology and History of the World' from the Creation to the Year of Christ, 1768, by the Revd. John Blair L.L.D. illustrated with 56 Tables. Printed London 1768 and dedicated to H.R.H. Augusta, Princess Dowager of Wales.
Lot 22 John Hill. First Edition of 'The British Herbal; An History of Plants and Trees, Native of Britain, cultivated for use, or raised for Beauty' London: Printed for T. Osborne and J. Shipton; J, Hodges: J. Newbery: B. Collins: And S. Crowder and H, Woodgate, 1756.
Lot 23 Gilbert White. Two Leather Bound Volumes of 'The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, in the County of Southampton to which are added The Naturalist's Calendar; Observation on Various parts of Nature; and Poems. New Edition by the late Revd. Gilbert White, printed for White, Cochrane, and Co 1813 by T. Bensley, Bolt Court, Fleet Street. Bearing bookplate of the Hon. Shute Barrington, Bishop ...
Lot 24 Francis Grose. Two 18th Century Leather Bound Volumes of; 'Grose's Military Antiquities' . published 1786, printed for S. Hooper No 212 High Holborn. The tooled leather boards lined with marbled paper and bearing bookplates printed; 'From the Library of H.R.H. The Late Duke of Cambridge December 1904'
Lot 25 A Late 17th/Early18th Century Italian Carved & Gessoed Pricket Stick and a Polychromed Wood Carving of a Franciscan Monk. The pricket having an iron spike above a knopped stem and triform base on scroll feet, 18 ins (36 cms) in height. The tonsured monk depicted holding a book and standing barefoot on a square base, wearing a dark brown hooded cloak and flowing tunic tied with rope at the waist; his ...
Lot 26 Three Leather Bound Books: 'The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis' translated into English verse by Mr Dryden etc. printed in london by Jacob Tonson 1693. 'The New and Complete Book of Matyrs etc. being Fox's book of Martyrs, revised and corrected by Paul Wright, printed in London for Hogg and Co. Circa 1780's illustrated. And the 'Book of Common Prayer' by the Reverend Leonard Howard D.D. printed ...
Lot 27 Three Early Leather Bound Books: 'Latimer's Sermons' 1570. 'The Books of Prayer and Administration' printed by John Hayes, Cambridge, 1683. And 'Of Wisdome' by Peter Charró translated by Samson Lennard, Printed in London by Edward Blount and Will Aspley 1615.
Lot 29 Anthony Sparrow. A 17th Century Book: 'A Rationale upon the Book of Common-Prayer of the Church of England' by Anthony Sparrow, Lord Bishop of Exon, with his Caution to his Diocese against False Doctrines, printed for Robert Pawlet, at the Sign of the Bible in Chancery-Lane, near Fleet-street, 1676.
Lot 30 A Small 16th Century Polychromed Oak Fragment of a monk with curly shoulder length hair wearing a long brown habit tied at the waist, with cowl collar and swept back skirts, depicted kneeling with hands held in prayer, 6 in (15 cm) high, 4 in (10 cm) wide.
Lot 35 A Gothic Style Bronze Animal Form Pricket. The quadruped with incised decoration, and upturned scroll tail forming a handle and iron pricket spike to it's back, 4 ins (10 cms) in height, 3½ ins (9 cms) in length.
Lot 36 A Gothic Style Pricket Candlestick (Purported to be dredged from a River). The pricket spike centring a flat round drip tray above an annular knopped stem and turned circular base raised on three legs. 7 ins (18 cms) in height.
Lot 38 A Neo-Gothic Brass Twelve Branch Chandelier. The knopped stem surmounted by a cast figure of Madonna above two tiers of S-scroll branches sprouting ornamental quatrefoils and seed clusters, and bearing 'crown' drip-pans centred by octagonal candle cups with electric 'candles'. The stem terminating with a pendant animal head finial bearing a ring in it's mouth, 41 in (104 cms) length, 24 in (61 cm) ...
Lot 39 A Pair of Gothic Oak Panels carved with elaborate tracery decoration incorporating quatrefoil florets amongst scrolling stems within peaked ogee arches crested with fleur-de-lis, 16¼ in x 8 in (41 cm x 20 cm).
Lot 42 A Large Oak Five Fold Screen carved with Gothic style tracery. Each panel emblazoned with four roundels radiating wrythen segments of trefoils and quatrefoils. The panels connected by iron rod hinges, 78½ ins x 21 ins (200 cms x 53 cms).
Lot 44 A Pair of 17th Century Arcaded Oak Panels carved with winged figures beneath gadrooned arches and adorned with turned bosses to the corners 19 ins x 12½ ins (48 cms x 32 cms), and a small Romayne panel carved with a portrait roundel 11 ins x 8¼ ins (28 cm x 21 cms).
Lot 45 A Pair of Late 16th Century Arcaded Oak Panels carved in relief with female figures personifying Hope and Fortitude, enriched with residual gilding. The panels set in moulded frames 19¼ ins x 13¼ ins (49 cm x 34 cms).
Lot 47 A 17th Century Carved Oak Coffer Front. The centre panel depicting a Centurion conveyed by a horse drawn chariot between moulded and richly carved rails, with angel-headed palmate pilasters flanked by baluster mouldings either side, 30 in (76 cm) high, 53 in (135 cm) wide.
Lot 48 A 17th Century Carved Oak Coffer Front. The centre panel depicting Abraham's Sacrifice flanked by angel headed palmate panels and baluster moulded pilasters enriched with further carving, 24½ in (62 cm) high, 50 in (127 cm) wide.
Lot 49 A 19th Century Carved Sgabello-type Hall Chair. The back carved with a scallop shell above depiction of a tower in a cartouche, flanked by profiled caryatids baring their breasts. The plank seat with turned roundel to the centre and and foliate carved edge moulding standing on pierced supports carved in the form of serpentine creatures with entwined foliate sprouting tails. 42 ins (107 cms) high.
Lot 50 A Late 17th Century Italian Cassoné. The front and sides having moulded panels boldly carved with scrolling foliage, and cherub headed pendant garland appliqués to the sides and a scrolling keyhole surround to the centre. The gadrooned base on carved lion paw feet, 24½ in (62 cm) high, 62 in (157.5 cm) wide, 21 in (53.5 cm) deep.