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This sale was held on 06/02/2020 at 2:00pm

STAGE & MUSIC HALL: a collection of approx 95 postcards and photographs, stars of screen and music hall World War I period, many examples autographed, to include: Robb Wilton; George Robey; Nellie Wallace; Fred Emney; Matheson Lang; Fred Kitchen; Gertie Gitana (several examples); Charles Austin, etc, loosely inserted into modern album.. (Album)

£80 - £120

POSTCARDS & PHOTOGRAPHS: a quantity, misc, contained in box.

£40 - £60

WORLD WAR II: a small quantity of correspondence, photographs, documents, etc, to include ALS from Capt A R (Dick) Cooper, wartime British secret agent and recipient of Croix de Guerre.. (Small quantity)

£30 - £40

STARS OF STAGE: collection of cabinet cards, photographs and postcards, chiefly stars of English stage and music hall, late 19th-early 20thc, many signed by subjects inc. George Nugent; Marie Lloyd; Ellen Terry; Nellie Melba; Fanny Brough and others, condition variable.. (Approx 30)

£40 - £60

NELLIE MELBA: ALS from Nellie Melba to one Mr Carantelli, undated, headed paper 91 Avenue Henri Martin, Paris, one side, minor wear.. (1)

£15 - £20

JAMES (Edward): 'The Gardener who saw God...', London, Duckworth, 1937. 8vo, original black cloth, dustjacket, VG with minor wear: First Edition. TOGETHER WITH 'The Bones of my Hand', Oxford 1938, original cloth and dustjacket: together with Dorothy Wellesley's 'The Poets and Other Poems': Tunbridge Wells, 1943: original wrappers, one of 300 copies, signed 'Dorothy Wellesley (Duchess of Wellington) ...

£200 - £300

TROLLOPE (Anthony): 'The Works': 49 vols: 8vo, uniform tan half calf, gilt ruled/lettered, teg, various sizes, some first and early editions to include, First Edition 'Last Chronicle of Barset', London, 1869: light wear and rubbing, generally a good set.. (49)

£400 - £600

WORDSWORTH (Charles): 'Shakespeare's Historical Plays...': 3 vols, 1883: 8vo, contemporary tan half calf gilt, a little rubbed: with 5 other vols, bindings.. (8)

£30 - £60

DICKENS (Charles): collection of 23 works in 17 vols, Chapman & Hall circa 1890, contemporary half calf, rubbed and scuffed, 8vo.. (17)

£40 - £60

BINDINGS: collection of 34 vols, 8vo and smaller, mainly 19thc literature in English and French language, calf bound.. (34)

£40 - £60

BINDINGS: ARNOLD (Matthew): 'Culture and Anarchy...' London, Smith, Elder & Co, 1882: third edition: 8vo, contemporary prize binding of full vellum gilt with red edges: TOGETHER WITH 14 other vols in attractive calf, morocco or vellum gilt bindings, various sizes, plus 11 vols Marcel Proust 'Remembrance of Things Past', C K Scott Moncrieff translation, publishers blue cloth.. (26)

£100 - £200

STEVENSON (Robert Louis): 'The Works': 35 vols in 17: 8vo, uniform green half calf gilt lettered: London, Heinemann, circa 1900: spines sunned, heavy damp to several volumes.. (17)

£30 - £50

LAWRENCE (T E): 'Seven Pillars of Wisdom...' London, Jonathan Cape, 1935. First Trade Edition. 4to, publishers cloth, spine sunned else VG: TOGETHER WITH 22 others, chiefly early c20 illustrated books, various sizes and condition.. (23)

£60 - £100

POPE (Alexander, translator): 'The Odyssey of Homer...' London, printed for M Cooper, 1766: 2 vols, 12mo, contemporary calf gilt, scuffed. TOGETHER WITH approx 38 other vols, misc. literature/illustrated, some leather bound, to include a First Edition Charles Dickens 'Bleak House' (as found), various sizes and condition.. (One shelf)

£50 - £100

PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY: a small quantity, to include 6 ambrotype portrait of male and female subjects, various sizes, contemporary frames.. (Small box)

£50 - £100

DEVOTIONAL ICON: 19th century miniature devotional icon in ebonized frame, glazed, approx 6.5 x 5cm.. (1)

£60 - £80

QUEEN ELIZABETH II: Christmas card for 1962, signed in black ink by Her Majesty the Queen, framed and glazed.. (1)

£50 - £80

(HP) ALMANAC: 'Merlinus Liberatus: being an almanac for the year of our blessed saviour's incarnation 1703...' London, printed by Mary Roberts: 12mo, contemporary blind ruled sheep, upper board lettered 'Part 1703' in blind, interleaved and with copious contemporary annotations, largely accounts but including some medicinal or veterinary receipts, for sale with all faults and not subject to return. ...

£50 - £80

ALBUM: DRAWINGS & WATERCOLOURS: album of watercolour sketches and drawings by one Mrs Agnes Syer, circa 1860, chiefly topographical views around Britain and France, many with locations identified in pencil, to include a fine 'Beehive' landscape view attributed to one Emily Cobbold: approx 140 drawings, contained in period morocco backed album with general light wear, 4to.. (1)

£200 - £300

ALBUM: early 20thc to include Cairo tram tickets and other ephemera relating to the Egyptian Expeditionary Force, programme of Grand Concert, Cinema Pathe Beirut 1919: RP postcards of coastal defences/submarines at Felixstowe, amateur dramatics etc, contained in 4to album of period.. (1)

£60 - £100

POSTAL HISTORY: collection of 9 letters entire, 18th & 19thc, various marks.. (9)

£20 - £40

CERTIFICATE FOR KILLING GAME: printed document granting permission to one Thomas Weld(?) permission to kill game in the county of Dorset, signed by William Burnett Clerk of the Peace, dated 30th August 1798: single folio printed to one side, revenue stamps in blind to head and old folds, VG.. (1)

£30 - £60

(HP) SYNGE (Edward): 'Four Discourses by the Archbishop of Tuam..' Dublin, printed for R Owen, 1729: 8vo, contemporary red morocco gilt, rubbed and scuffed: four parts in one, separate titles and pagination, contents generally sound. Scarce.. (1)

£40 - £60

GEORGIAN CUT PAPER WORK: a remarkable album of cut-paper work, likely circa 1830-40, containing approx 45 intricately worked examples on a wide variety of subject matter, notable examples including owl: bell ringers: toll-house: monitor lizard: zebra: elephant: classical scenes: botanical groups: scene at fair with figures and animals, etc: contained in quarto album of period, the paper-cut scenes ...

£1,000 - £1,500

(HP) CRISP (Frederick Arthur): 'Visitation of England and Wales...' privately printed, 1893-1919. 20 vols: sm folio, original half vellum gilt lettered, teg: vol 1 limited to 500 copies, with author's compliment slip tipped in. TOGETHER WITH 'Visitation of Ireland', 2 vols: Calendar of Wills at Ipswich: Fragmenta Genealogica (vols 1-5): The Family of Crispe (3 vols) and List of Parish Registers (3 ...

£200 - £400

DICKENS (Charles): 'The Authentic Edition...the works of Charles Dickens in twenty-two volumes..': n.d, London, Chapman & Hall. 8vo, 22 vols, uniform red half calf gilt, teg, spines a bit sunned and scuffed, a few chips to head caps, generally a good set.. (22)

£150 - £200

CLARK GABLE: autograph of Clark Gable in blue ink, headed notepaper of 5th Regiment, RHA, pencil note in different hand to same page reading 'Mullion Cornwall during filming of 'Never Let Me Go', 14th June 1952', same page also bearing autograph of Gene Tierney, both subjects identified in the later pencil hand, presented with modern photographs of both subjects in recent window mount frame, glazed: ...

£100 - £200

OXFORD ROWING: a souvenir painted oar, Magdalene College 1st May Boat 1956: with two related b&w photographs, framed and glazed.. (3)

£40 - £60

(HP) WAGNER (Richard): Parsifal: Lohengrin: Tannhauser..illustrated by Willy Pogany: 3 vols, 4to, uniform publishers green half morocco, spines gilt lettered (but sunned), contemporary slipcase (split along one edge), a few scuffs and marks: TOGETHER WITH another copy of the Tannhauser volume in publishers grey cloth.. (4)

£70 - £100

(HP) HEATH ROBINSON (W): 'Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales...' London, Constable, 1913: 4to, publishers red cloth gilt, spine sunned and marked: TOGETHER WITH 9 other illustrated books of similar period, including Oscar Wilde's 'A House of Pomegranates', illust. Jessie M King, sixth edition 1915, publishers blue cloth blocked in orange, 2 A E Jackson illustrated editions of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland ...

£100 - £200

(HP) MALTHUS (T R): 'An Essay on the Principle of Population..' London, printed for J Johnson, 1807: fourth edition. 8vo, later brown buckram with morocco lettering pieces, some foxing and finger marks, bookplate of Frederick P Nathan.. (2)

£50 - £80

(HP) AESOP'S FABLES: 'Fables of Aesop, with a life of the author: and embellished with one hundred & twelve plates', London, printed for John Stockdale, 1793. 2 vols, 8vo, contemporary tree calf gilt, rubbed: numerous fine metal engraved plates, some foxing.. (2)

£50 - £80

(HP) ALDIN (Cecil, illustrator & HOWE-NURSE, Wilfred): 'Berkshire Vale..', Oxford, Blackwell, 1927: folio, publishers cloth, rubbed and dustmarked, dustjacket frayed to extremities, generally a good copy.. (1)

£50 - £80

LANDSEER ENGRAVINGS: 'Landseer's Works..comprising forty-four steel engravings and about two hundred woodcuts..' London, Virtue & Co, n.d: large folio, contemporary blue half morocco gilt, rubbed and worn, some fraying to hinges.. (1) 30 - 40

No Estimate

FOLIO SOCIETY: 32 vols, most VG in slipcases, to include; Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens illustrated by Arthur Rackham; Pevsner Cathedrals in England: East of the Sun and West of the Moon, Kay Nielsen, etc.. (32) 100 - 200

No Estimate

POSTCARDS: a quantity boxed and in tray, mainly UK and European topography and architecture, greetings, a few European view books, condition generally sound.. (Small quantity)

£40 - £60

DUGDALE (Thomas): 'England and Wales delineated..' London, Tallis & Co, 1835: 6 vols bound in 2, broad 8vo, 19thc navy calf, richly gilt, marbled edges, double page maps hand-coloured in outline, numerous plates, some browning and foxing.. (2)

£50 - £80

FOLIO SOCIETY: Andrew Laing Fairy Books: a full set of twelve, all VG plus in original slipcases.. (12)

£800 - £1,000

FOLDING MAPS: 'Western Australia..' George Philip & Son, late 19th-early 20thc: col. litho map printed on paper and laid on linen, folding down into blue cloth boards, boards mottled and rubbed: TOGETHER WITH 'Bacon's New Large Print Map of London and Suburbs', similar period.. (2)

£30 - £40

(HP) ILLUSTRATED BOOKS: collection of 23 vols, early 20thc-modern illustrated books, inc. 'The Ring of the Niblung', illustrated by Arthur Rackham, 1939, others illustrated by Dulac, Steedman, Reynolds, etc, generally in good condition.. (23)

£70 - £100

(HP) BINDINGS: collection of 10 vols, 8vo, 19th-early 20thc, calf or morocco bound literature and reference including Thomas Crook's 'Economic Mineralogy', 1921.. (10)

£40 - £60

TAVERN ANECDOTES: 'Tavern Anecdotes: and Reminiscences of the Origin of Signs, Clubs, Coffee-Houses, Streets, City Companies, Wards, &c...by one of the old school', London, printed for William Cole, n.d: 12mo, period paper covered boards with old leather repair to spine, rubbed and bumped, contents loosening, browned, foxed and thumbed.. (1) 20 - 40

No Estimate

(HP) SOUTHEY (Robert): 'The Life of Nelson..', London, printed for John Murray, 1813. 2 vols, 12mo, contemporary half calf gilt with twin morocco labels, light wear else a VG set.. (2)

£50 - £80

COLLIBER (Samuel): 'Columna Rostrata, or, a Critical History of the English Sea-Affairs..', London, printed for R Robinson, 1727. 8vo, contemporary calf, some corners bruised, lower fly leaves removed and some dustmarking, otherwise generally good.. (1)

£150 - £200

(HP) ROOPER (William): 'The Life and Death of Sir Thomas Moore, Knt. Lord High-Chancellor of England, in the Reign of K. Henry VIII..' London, printed for Thomas Page, 1728: 8vo, contemporary calf gilt, hinges cracked but a good clean copy: TOGETHER WITH a modern academic book on same subject.. (2)

£60 - £80

(HP) CHILDREN'S & ILLUSTRATED: a quantity over three shelves, 19th-early 20thc juvenile and illustrated books, publishers cloth bindings, a few old crest and autograph albums, condition variable.. (3 shelves)

£70 - £100

SUSSEX DOMESDAY: 'The Sussex Domesday..', Alecto Historical Editions, London 1990: 3 vols, folio, original morocco backed slipcase, lightly marked otherwise VG.. (1)

£20 - £40

FOLDING MAP: 'Bacon's Large-Print Wall Map of China and Japan'.., London, G W Bacon, circa 1900: colour printed map on paper, folding into original red cloth covers printed in black: TOGETHER WITH a small carton of misc. books, unrelated and printed cartoon 'Tea Revives You!', issued by the Empire Tea Market Expansion Bureau, World War II period.. (A box)

£40 - £60


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