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This sale was held on 04/12/2019 at 10:00 am

A bronzed metal garden figure of a heron, 33" high

£40 - £60

A set of nine ruby wine glasses with clear twist stems, 5¾" high, a pair of etched long stem wine glasses and a square section spirit decanter

£20 - £40

A Chinese blue glazed porcelain rice bowl with underglaze dragon decoration, 6 character mark to base, 6" diameter

£40 - £60

A metal postbox with cast iron front panel and door, 17½" high, 9½" wide, 10½" wide

£40 - £60

An antique bronze weight with verdigris patina, 2"

£20 - £30

A cast iron garden figurine of a fairy seated on a flower, 12½" high

£20 - £30

A quantity of animated wooden toys, two puzzle trinket boxes and a box of painted eggs with surprise contents

£20 - £40

A Chinese green glazed pottery trinket dish with a ribbed interior and raised lotus flower decoration, 7" x 5½"

£50 - £80

A quantity of animated wooden toys, two puzzle trinket boxes and a box of painted eggs with surprise contents

£20 - £40

A Chinese bronzed metal censer with two handles and calligraphy decoration, character mark to base, 2" x 1½"

£35 - £50

A hardstone phallus pendant, 7½" long

£40 - £60

A brass French horn in fitted case

£20 - £40

A small Chinese bronze censer with two phoenix eye handles on tripod supports, impressed seal mark to base, 3½" diameter

£40 - £60

A brass framed desktop magnifying glass, lens 5" diameter

£20 - £30

An Oriental bronze of a tortoise with a snake, 2½" high

£40 - £60

A Canton enamel dish with a frilled rim, decorated with a toad, 5" diameter

£50 - £80

A Yamaha brass trumpet in fitted case, YTR2320 204771

£40 - £60

A sheet of music from the C16th, hand coloured on vellum, likely produced in a medieval monastery as liturgy music. Some wrinkling, creasing, staining at edges commensurate with age, but overall fair condition, 20" x 28"

£120 - £140

A metal milk churn with iron swing handle, 20" high, 18" diameter

£30 - £40

Walter Emanuel (1869-1915), 'The Dogs of War', illustrated by Cecil Aldin, first edition, (London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co, 1906), 243pp 6½" x 8", brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and illustrated cover, full colour and black and white illustrations by Cecil Aldin throughout, some foxing and yellowing plus untrimmed edges, but overall in good condition. A delightful story about a ...

£30 - £40

Edward Ravenscroft (1654-1707), 'The Anatomist; or the Sham Doctor: written by Mr Ravenscroft with the loves of Mars and Venus, a play set to musick: written by Mr. Motteux..., rare edition, (London: W. Feales at Rowes Head, 1735), leather spine and corners with gilt lettering, split spine with some loose pages, needs to be rebound, front and back cover worn and corners damaged, p14 numbered p4, 1735 ...

£80 - £120

Neil McAlpine (1786-1867), 'A Pronouncing Gaelic Dictionary: to which is prefixed a concise but most comprehensive Gaelic Grammar', first edition, published 1832, printed for the author: Edinburgh. Hard cover marbled endboards with leather spine, gilt lettering rubbed off and some spine missing, front cover detached, owner's signature on front end paper 'Gwen McKenzie', pages internally intact with ...

£50 - £70

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), 'Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes', (London: Chatto & Windus, 1909), 'The St Martin's Illustrated Library of Standard Authors', 8 volumes, xi 208pp, publisher's red cloth, gilt titles and vignette decoration, discolouration of spine, rubbing and fading to extremities, pages uncut, illustrations throughout, mild foxing but overall good condition; 'Island Night ...

£30 - £50

Various early C19th books, Henry James Pye, poet laureate (1744-1813), Alfred, an Epic Poem', (London: Suttaby, 1808), leather bound in tan calf skin with gilt decoration, front and back cover detached but pages internally intact, with engraved frontispiece and title, some water staining, but overall in fair condition, will need to be rebound, 5" x 3"; 'The Letters of Junius', (published London: J ...

£70 - £90

W.F. Creeny, 'Illustrations of Incised Slabs on the Continent of Europe from Rubbings and Tracings', first Edition published for the author by Goose and Co. Norwich, 1891, with 71 black and white lithographs and facing text, decorated boards, cloth spine, some foxing but overall in good condition, uncut edges, 11½" x 15½"

£30 - £50

Of medical interest: William Osler (1849-1919), 'The Principles and Practice of medicine', seventh edition, (London: D. Appleton & Co. 1909), 8 volumes, hardcover, red cloth, some yellowing of pages but overall in good condition; and 'The Principles and Practice of Medicine', eighth edition, published New York & London: D. Appleton & Co., 1916, overall good condition with some pencil underlining internally, ...

£40 - £60

Sir Joseph Prestwich (1812-1896), Collected Papers on some Controversial Questions of Geology', first edition, (London: Macmillan & Co., 1895), red cloth hard cover, spine with gilt lettering all intact with some rubbing, pages uncut, inscriptions on inner cover in pencil and ink, slight yellowing, tears to pp.83-87, but overall good condition; 'Proceedings of the General Meetings for Scientific Business ...

£50 - £70

John James Audobon (1785-1851), 'Audobon: Early Drawings', introduction by Richard Rhodes, notes by Scott V. Edwards, foreword by Leslie A. Morris, published by Harvard University Press, 2008, slip edition, hardcover, beautiful illustrations throughout, very good condition

£20 - £30

Three books in the 'Shown to the Children' series, edited by Louey Chisholm on 'Flowers', 'The Sea-Shore and 'Beasts', first editions (London and Edinburgh: T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1910). Green cloth hard covers, gilt lettering coloured plates throughout, uneven edges, some mild staining but overall in fair condition, binding loose on 'Beasts'; along with British Butterflies and Moths', by W. Percival Westall ...

£20 - £30

Of Jane Austen interest: Two volumes of the Peacock Edition of Jane Austen, (1775-1817), 'Northanger Abbey', 'Persuasion' and 'Emma', illustrated by Hugh Thomson (London: Macmillan, 1897), original publisher's red cloth, rich gilt after designs by A.A. Turbayne, yellow peacock endpapers, owner inscriptions inside front covers, signs of wear on both spines and bindings loose, gilt edged pages, some ...

£70 - £90

A Chinese blue and white porcelain vase with two mask handles and decorative inscription, 9" high

£100 - £150

A vintage velvet smoker's jacket

£20 - £30

A Tiffany style table lamp with dragonfly decoration, 22½" high

£70 - £100

A 1952/53 Steiff begging rabbit, golden mohair, fixed limbs, brown and black glass eyes, red stitching, intact whiskers, felt linings to ears, Steiff button in right ear, 5" high

£60 - £80

A Japanese Jizai style bronze five horned rhinoceros beetle, the wings hinged to reveal a trinket box, indistinct seal to base, 4½" long

£80 - £120

A pair of Chinese blue and white porcelain panels decorated with birds amongst branches in bloom with red highlights, in hardwood frames, 15" x 23½"

£150 - £200

A Tiffany style sectional leaded glass lampshade, 12" diameter

£15 - £30

A yellow ground porcelain bowl with raised dragon decoration, 6 character mark to base, 6½" diameter

£50 - £80

Titanic-1912' photographic print by Beken using the original historical glass plate negative, handworked, signed and titled Kenneth J. Beken lower right, certificate of authenticity verso, 16½" x 11½"

£30 - £50

A Chinese gilt white metal trade token/ingot, 4" long, 190 grams

£50 - £80

A composition figure of two greyhounds on an oval wooden plinth, 8½" high

£15 - £30

Three studio glass vases, largest 8" high, and three heavy glass paperweights

£40 - £60

A set of six bone dice in a bone case with playing card decoration, 3½" x 2"

£40 - £60

A quantity of various vintage marbles (2kg)

£10 - £15

A Chinese watercolour scroll depicting a vulture, 26" x 35"

£160 - £200

A Chinese doucai porcelain tea bowl with chicken decoration, 6 character mark to base, 3½" diameter

£120 - £160

Four Continental porcelain figurines of d'Artagnan, and The Three Musketeers, 8" high, together with four Naples porcelain figurines of French soldiers (8)

£40 - £60

A Chinese white metal trinket dish in the form of a lily pad with a sleeping female nude, 4 character mark to base, 5" x 3½" long

£30 - £50


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