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HULL AND THE EAST RIDING
Tickell (John)
The History of the Town and County of Kingston-upon-Hull, 1798, Hull, Thomas Lee & Co., thick 4to, pp. 940 (plus Addenda, pagination duplicated pp. 925-932), illustrated engraved title, an extra-illustrated copy with five engraved plates tipped-in additional to the 17 called for in list to rear. Contemporary rebacked rubbed calf, closed tear to plan and some light foxing but generally a good sound copy.
[together with:] Cragg's Guide to Hull, 1817, Hull, J. Craggs, 8vo, folding plan frontis, original rubbed and stained printed boards, upper hinge very weak; The New Hull Guide: A Picture of Modern Hull, 1880, Hull, Peck & Son, 4to, pp. 186, large paper edition limited to 25 copies, C.S. Todd's copy, multiple illustrations, folding maps (one with tear), foxed, original stamped cloth; Symons (John) Hullinia: or, Selections from Local History, 1872, Hull, W. Adams, 8vo, pp. 152, illustrations, 1889 ALS from the author loosely inserted, original decorated red cloth boards, rubbed and bumped, with edge ware; Woodcock (Rev. Henry) The Hero of the Humber; or the History of John Ellerthorpe, 1868, London, Elliot Stock, 12mo, pp. 181 plus adverts, frontis. portrait, original stamped cloth gilt, spine faded, weak upper hinge; De Sawtry (Geoffrey) [Pseudonym] The Churches of Holderness, Parts I [&] Part II, 1837-38, Hull, Weston Howe [&] Mary Montgomery, two very rare 8vo pamphlets attacking the state of the Church of England in Yorkshire, original printed wraps, well preserved in modern hard cloth boards; Lamplough (Edward) Hull Sonnets [&] Hull Extracts, 1901 [&] 1904, Hull, 8vo (very) limited editions privately printed by Lamplough, Sonnets being dedicatee J.R. Tutin's copy, with his bookplate and the author's presentation inscription to him, both vols in rubbed and bumped diced morocco over cloth boards, with weak upper hinges, Extracts with head of spine detached [with:] Brayshaw (Thomas, Compiler) The Yorkshire Portion of Leyland's "Itinerary.", 8vo offprint from The Yorkshire Archaeological Journal, folding map, original blue cloth decorated boards, lettered in gilt (10).

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £420
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FOUR DOCUMENTS ON THE DEATH OF MARY ANN COTTON
- Telegram from James Young, Deputy Governor of Durham County Prison, to John Milnes Favell the Coroner for Chester Ward, Co. Durham, dated 22nd March 1873: 'Mary Ann Cotton is to be executed on Monday morning at the usual hour please make arrangements to hold inquest'
- Official Crown warrant, a single sheet filled and signed in ink by the Coroner dated 22nd March 1873, authorizing the Constables of Elvet to assemble a jury; the mss. names of 13 male jurors including the Foreman are listed on the verso
- Five signed witness statements recorded by the Coroner, from the Deputy Governor, Surgeon and Wardens of Durham Prison, identifying Cotton's body (1 sheet)
- Ink mss. 'Inquisition' death certificate in a neat clerical hand on a single large sheet of parchment, signed by the 13 jurors plus Favell, each having made their mark on the wax seals beside their signatures.
All documents with some expected splitting to the folds, and general soiling and staining. The telegram on thin and fragile, very browned paper, with two vertical folds reinforced from the verso. All the documents are clearly legible and without significant loss.
Mary Ann Cotton was found guilty of murdering, by poisoning, three of her husbands and is strongly suspected of also murdering 11 of her children. She was hanged on the 24th March 1873 at Durham Prison. With some recent newspaper articles on this notorious case. (4)

Estimate: £400-500

Sold: £2600
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Cave (Henry)
Lithographic Sketches, 1823, London, R. Ackermann, folio of eleven lithographs printed by W. Sheldrick of architecture and scenery in Yorkshire, Westmorland and Derbyshire. Publisher's original printed wraps (tatty and soiled), sheets disbound, margins and extremities a little finger-soiled (chip to first plate upper left). Each plate captioned, sheets approx. 430 x 350mm. With contemporary mss. 'Price 12s/' in ink to upper cover. A scarce publication.
Not in Abbey Scenery.

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £220
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Lot 54

Young (Rev. George)
A Geological Survey of the Yorkshire Coast: Describing the Strata and Fossils Occurring between the Humber and the Tees, from the German Ocean to the Plain of York, 1822, Whitby, G. Clark, 4to First Edition: [i-]iv, pp.328, plus Index, list of Subscribers and 1 p. advert, engraved frontispiece, double page hand-coloured engraved geological map of Yorkshire Coast, double page hand-coloured sectional chart of Strata, plus 17 hand-coloured lithographic plates of fossils (complete as list). Rubbed and bumped contemporary half green morocco over marbled boards, contents generally good, offsetting to title and only minor soiling and browning. Old ownership label to front pastedown, two ownership inscriptions to f.f.e.p.

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £580
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Lot 55

COLLECTION OF ELEVEN PAMPHLETS AND SERMONS
17th and 18th century, including The Reformed Kalendar, or, an Essay towards altering our Julian Kalendar …, 1701, lacking pp. 37-42; Wray (William) The Rebellious City Destroyed, 1682; Three Speeches against continuing the Army, 1718; Sherlock (W.) A Sermon … for The Late Glorious Victory … at Blenheim .., 1704, (bound with 3 other sermons), all disbound or in later wrappers (11).

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £250
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Lot 56

[BIBLE, Geneva version]
The Bible, that is, The Holy Scriptures conteined in the Olde and Newe Testament, translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke... Imprinted at London: by the deputies of Christopher Barker, 1599 [but later, c.1640(?), probably Amsterdam]. Small 4to (215 x 165mm), two pictorial general titles plus New Testament title, the NT with separate pagination, letterpress in two columns with marginalia, numerous woodcut initials, decorations and illustrations, incl. map of the Holy Land. [Bound with:] The CL. Psalmes of David, in Scots meter. After the forme that they are used to bee sung in the Kirke of Scotland, 1632, Edinburgh, heires of Andro Hart, some fore edge margins cropped; single leaf 'Forme of Prayers' at rear of volume.
Smart later calf gilt over boards, a little rubbed and bumped, marbled e.p.s., soiling and dampstaining throughout, large stain pp. 6-8, nicks and worm trace to both general titlepages, upper text block shaved very close to text in places, old ownership inscription to f.f.e.p.
Sold not subject to return, w.a.f.

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £550
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[BIBLIA LATINA] Petreius (Johann, Publisher)
Biblia sacra utriusque testamenti... 1527, Nuremberg, thick 8vo (180 x 125mm), early stamped calf over wooden boards; backstrip worn so bands showing and chipped and scuffed covers loosely attached; clasps lacking.
Dedicated by Petreius to Christoph Tetzel, of a prominent Nuremberg family, with the latter's ownership signature to the titlepage. The V&A holds three medals of Tetzel's head in profile, by Matthes Gebel, a friend of Albrecht Dürer.
With mss. Greek and Latin annotations to e.p.s and margins throughout, which appear to be by an early Continental hand or hands, possibly Tetzel. According to a loosely-inserted cutting from Manchester bookseller John Gray Bell's 1862 catalogue these are the notes of the great theologian of the Reformation Martin Luther himself. Bell's fanciful attribution refers to studies by Samuel Leigh Sotheby (1805-1861) into Luther's handwriting, now discredited. Bell bought the present volume at a sale of Sotheby's books in 1862; in 1835 Sotheby's auction house had received thousands of early printed books from the Frankfurt library of Dr Georg F. B. Kloss (1787-1854), including possibly the present volume. Many of Kloss's books contained annotations which Sotheby thought to be in the hand of Philip Melanchthon, Luther's collaborator.
Text in two columns, with woodcut initials, contents appear complete. The usual finger-soiling and signs of aging, with relatively minor browning/staining. Several passages underlined, in red and black ink.
Presented in a 19th century wooden bookform box, with morocco covering and marbled paper lining.
Sold not subject to return, w.a.f.

Estimate: £500-1000

Sold: £1600
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RICHARD III
Buck (George)
The History of the Life and Reigne of Richard the Third, 1647, London, W. Wilson, 4to, second edition, lacking frontispiece portrait, pp.152 plus index, blank K4, worm trace to f.f.e.p., becoming pin hole by p.21 (not affecting text), early ownership inscription to title [together with:] Walpole (Horace) Historic Doubts on the Life and Reign of King Richard the Third, 1768, London, J. Dodsley, 4to, second edition, pp.134 plus single leaf Addition, 2 folding etched portraits incl. frontis as called for. First quire loose, soiling and staining, both copies in scuffed and bumped rebacked 18th century calf (2)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £350
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Franklin (Benjamin)
Political, Miscellaneous, and Philosophical Pieces, 1779, London, J. Johnson, 8vo, first collected edition, engraved frontispiece portrait, 3 plates, lacking folding table, xi, [1], pp.567 plus pp.[8] Addenda & Corrigenda. Ex libris label of Leonis S. Olschki to front pastedown. Some offsetting and foxing, contemp. bowed, scuffed and rubbed calf, fragile upper joint with banded spine badly chipped at head into gilt lettering, and at tail. Edited by Benjamin Vaughn (1751-1835) diplomatist and important mediator in Paris during the Anglo-American peace negotiations of 1782-3.
[together with:] [Korb (J. G.)] Diary of an Austrian Secretary of Legation at the Court of Czar Peter the Great, translated… and Edited by the Count Mac Donnell, 1863, London, Bradbury & Evans, 8vo., 2 vols., First Edition, upper hinges very weak with text block detaching, bumped and rubbed original cloth gilt (2)
Two scarce titles.

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £1500
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Montaiglon (Anatole de, Editor)
The Celebrated Hans Holbein's Alphabet of Death Illustrated with Old Borders Engraved on Wood. With Latin Sentences and English Quotrains. 1856, Paris, Printed for Edwin Tross. Thin 8vo., pp. [36], the title emblem repeated to verso of colophon, the Latin and English letterpress with historiated initials and enclosed by decorative or allegorical borders printed on uncut vellum leaves. Original green stamped cloth gilt, upper hinge a little weak, the boards a little stained, and bumped at upper right corner.
With the 1899 bookplate of Louis Francis Salzmann (1878-1971), British antiquary and historian.

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £100
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CONJURING AND MAGIC
Sachs (Edwin)
Sleight of Hand: A Practical Manual of Legerdemain for Amateurs and Others [1885], London, L. Upcott Gill, 8vo, Second enlarged Edition: half title, titlepage, Contents, Preface plus pp. 408, diagrams and illustrations, with pp. 32 illustrated publisher's 'Catalogue of New and Practical Books' to rear. Original pictorial green cloth gilt, bumped and rubbed extremities, green patterned (scuffed) endpapers, tender hinges reinforced with old tape, old ownership inscription to f.f.e.p. [&] Cremer (W.H.) The Secret Out One Thousand Tricks in Drawing-Room or White Magic, 1907, London, Chatto & Windus, 8vo, half title, frontis., iv and pp. 307, pp. 4 adverts; original very rubbed and stained pictorial red cloth, edges bumped, rather foxed prelims, large spot to upper margin pp. 297 to end. [&] The Boy's Book of Conjuring, [c.1950], London, Ward, Lock & Co., 8vo, pp. 222, frontis., b&w plates, original pictorial brown cloth, rubbed and bumped, 'ring' marks to rear cover, some mostly marginal foxing, bookplate to front pastedown. [&] Stickland (W.G.) and Wilson (Eric) Wm. G. Stickland and Eric P. Wilson Invite You to "Join the Party", 1947, Burnley, Lancs., by the Authors, thin 8vo, pp. 72, two photographic portraits, illustrations and diagrams, original gilt-lettered black boards, marbled e.p.s., [with] eight other titles, including Scarne on Card Tricks, 1953 First English Editon, d.j.; Goldston Tricks and Illusions, 1955 reprint; Ladybird Books Series 633 Tricks and Magic; and three publications by the Supreme Magic Company, Bideford, Devon (hard cloth 8vos, d.j.s).
[Offered with:] Sotheby's catalogues of Parts I and II of the J.B. Findlay Collection on Conjuring and the Allied Arts, 1979, two large 8vo pamphlets, blue printed wraps, plates, Price Lists inserted (13).

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £180
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Bertram (Charles) Isn't it Wonderful? A History of Magic and Mystery, 1896, London, Swan Sonnenschein, 8vo First Edition, signed by Bertram on the frontispiece with his dedication 'To G.H. Adcock Esq with the "Author's" kind regards Sep 5th 1902' to titlepage. pp. 300, [2], plus advert leaf, original rubbed and bumped pictorial red cloth gilt, cracked upper hinge, reinforced lower hinge, some weak guttering. T. Wright Adcock bookplate to front pastedown.

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £130
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Lot 63

[Turgot (Michel Etienne) and Bretez (Louis)]
Plan de Paris commence l'Annee 1734 ... , 1739.
The celebrated engraved bird's-eye plan of Paris on 18 (of 20) loose folding atlas folio sheets plus key plate. Lacking plates 18 and 19 (which are often joined, and include the title cartouche). Laid paper, some soiling, tears to plate 5, 13 with two fragments detached but retained. No loss.
Set within a decorative border, the impressive detail of this remarkable map serves as an important architectural record of the pre-Haussman city.

Estimate: £2000-3000

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A COLLECTION OF CONTINENTAL MAPS AND BATTLE PLANS
Braun (Georg) and Hogenberg (Frans)
Arras [&] Hesdyn, two hand-coloured bird's-eye plans from Civitates Orbis Terrarum; seven hand-coloured engraved European maps from 18th century atlases by Mortier, Seutter, Valck etc., plus several double-page folding battle plans from a c.1775 French atlas of military instruction (approx. 30).
[With:] A quantity of double-page maps from a 19th century French atlas and two French Napoleonic-era charts (qty).

Estimate: £500-700

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Cramer (John Anthony)
Graecia Antiqua et Nova una cum Insulis circumjacentibus, 1827, Oxford, J. Parker, engraved map by Findlay hand-coloured in outline, mounted on linen in 42 sections, folding into very scuffed and rubbed reverse calf boards, split at joint so upper cover detached; the map with only light soiling and staining, no tears or loss. Fully open 1260 x 980mm.
[together with:] Anderson (William) The Works of Lord Byron, [c.1870], Edinburgh, A. Fullarton & Co., in two large 8vo volumes, frontispieces, engraved pictorial and printed titles, illustrated with numerous engraved plates, contemporary rubbed red morocco gilt, a.e.g. [&] Wilde (Oscar) The Happy Prince And Other Tales, 1889, London, David Nutt, large 8vo Second Edition, illustrations by Walter Crane and Jacomb Hood, original printed boards stained, spine lacking, foxing (3).

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £110
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FOUNDATION MAP OF ROUNDHAY PARK, LEEDS
The City of Leeds/ Resolution of the City Council passed at the special meeting held on the 2nd day of March 1898/ That the Lands forming part of the Roundhay Park Estate shown on the plan now submitted to the Council and signed by the Lord Mayor...be dedicated to the Public use for ever as a Public Park...passed 2nd March 1898 (signed) C.F. Tetley (Lord Mayor) [facsimile signature of Charles Francis Tetley (1848-1934), later Chairman of the brewery].
Large Survey map, lithograph mounted on canvas; annotated and hand-coloured in green to show boundaries of the area designated a Public Park. With official ink stamps 'City Engineer's Office Leeds Sep 16 1897' and 'Office Copy'. Price for Coloured and Uncoloured copies indicated lower right. 133 x 103cm. An impressive and detailed large-scale map. Soiled, with creases and crinkling.
[Offered with:] 19 copies of the same promotional poster printed by Beck & Inchbold for the Leeds Estates Company Ltd. Two lithographic Illustrations per sheet showing their newly-designed elevations: County Arcade. Interior Elevation-North Side [&] New Bond Street. Elevation-South Side. [Leeds, c.1900]. Dampstain and varying degrees of loss to the centre of each design (20).

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £200
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Bacon, G.W. & Co. (Publishers)
Bacon's New Chart of The World, c.1905, Manchester, sectionalized linen-backed colour map on Mercator's projection. Inset with geographical and other tables and charts, map of the British Isles, a universal time clock, the whole surmounted by flags of major nations. 96 x 120cm opened. The extent of the British Empire is indicated in pale red. Folding into small 4to maroon cloth gilt with marbled endpapers (a little bumped and rubbed with splitting to head and tail of spine). Map good, with only light toning.

Estimate: £300-500

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Stanford (Edward, Publishers)
[Tees Mouth to Whitby], large lithographic map with some outline colour added by hand, finger-soiled, a little browned, linen-backed and folding into scuffed maroon cloth boards with publisher's label to upper cover, inscribed in ink.
[With:] Two Ordnance Survey maps, Kielder, 1925 [&] Ryedale District of North Yorkshire, 1856, Kielder printed on 'War Substitute Paper'; both sectionalized, linen-backed, and folding into marbled paper covers but lacking cases/covers. Time-stained, no significant loss (3).

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £350
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Morden (Robert)
A New Map of the Kingdome of England And Principality of Wales By Robert Morden at ye Atlas in Corn-hill London [c.1688].
Engraved by F.W. Oetjes (signed in plate), the county boundaries outlined in early green and red hand colour. The title flanked by two warships flying the royal standard, with inset compass rose, royal arms and bust portrait of William of Orange (William III).
Unexamined out of simple black ebonized frame, margins visible, centrefold and usual signs of aging to the paper.
No previous sale records have been traced. This scarce map seems to have been separately issued from a plate engraved by a Dutch printmaker (about whom not much known) to celebrate the Glorious Revolution and the accession of William of Orange to the English throne. Visible 525 x 580mm.

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £2800
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Owen (George) and Kip (William) [Pembrokeshire Map] Penbrok Comitatus olim Pars Demetarum [1607], hand coloured engraved map, the lettered strapwork cartouches upper left and lower right partially overmounted, 27 x 33cm visible. Unexamined out of modern black and gilt frame.

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £50
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Christison (George W.)
Map of the Eastern Himalayan Mission Field of the Church of Scotland Reduced and Compiled from the Indian Government Maps and Information Supplied by the Missionaries. 1905, West Norwood, London Privately printed(?) scarce lithographic facsimile map coloured in outline showing part of northern India, close to the borders with Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet and Bangladesh. Issued by the Church of Scotland Mission, with explanatory Note. Printed border 930 x 780mm. Some creasing, soiling and staining, extremities with a few nicks and tears, two closed tears through upper right corner.

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £180
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Blaeu (Johannes)
[Map of Durham] Episcopatus Dunelmensis vulgo The Bishoprike of Durham, c.1645 or later, Amsterdam. Engraved double-page map with hand colouring, embellished with arms, decorative cartouche and mileage scale. French text to verso. Both sides glazed, wide visible margins, unexamined out of thick gilt frame. Sheet 485 x 585mm.

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £90
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Greenwood (Christopher)
Map of the County of York… by Order of The Honourable Board of Ordnance… Surveyed in the Years 1815, 1816 & 1817… 1817, Leeds, Robinson, Son & Holdsworth, Wakefield, J. Hurst & C. Greenwood. First edition of this engraved large-scale map in early and unfaded wash colour, printed on nine folding linen-backed folio sheets. Engraved by S.J. Neele, total dimensions approx. 1860 x 2160mm. Large calligraphic title and Dedication, altitudes of principal mountains upper left, key below. Some surface soiling, linen at verso browned and spotted.
A must-have survey for the map collector and an impressive production, combining accuracy, historical interest and decorative appeal.

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £1200
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Braun (Georg) and Hogenberg (Frans)
[Plan of Brussels] Bruxella, urbs aulicorum frequentia, fontium copia, magnificentia principalis aulae, [1572, Cologne], hand-coloured engraving from Volume I of the famous atlas of city plans 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum'. Unexamined out of modern frame, no obvious defects, Latin letterpress verso, mount window 330 x 470mm. [&] [Plan of Amsterdam] Amsterdam des selfs omleggende landen. [1726, Amsterdam], hand-coloured engraved plan showing water supply and irrigation channels, from Caspar Commelin's 'Beschryvinge van Amsterdam'. Evidence of folds and other creases, unexamined out of modern frame, mount window 420 x 580mm.
[together with:] Blaeu (Johan and Willem) Suthsexia, vernacule Sussex. [c.1645, Amsterdam], engraved county map with hand-colouring, inset coats of arms above and ships below, French text verso. Unexamined out of modern frame, margins visible, mount window 395 x 530mm; Jansson (Jan) Comitatus Nottinghamiensis sive Nottinghamshire, [1646 or later, Amsterdam], engraved county map with hand-colouring, elaborate cartouche for title and scale, with heraldic shields inset, German text to verso. Unexamined out of modern frame, margins visible, mount window 420 x 530mm .(4)

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £400
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Pagani (Domenico)
[Map of the Western Part of the Balkan Peninsula] Carte delle Provincie Illiriche co' loro diversi stabilimenti ... Compilata per ordine superiore nel deposito della guerra del regno d'Italia nell'anno MDCCCXIII [1813], Milan, G. Bordiga: engraved map with hand colouring in two parts on a total of 16 linen-backed sections, folding into original marbled slipcase with label preserved. The whole approx. 1030 x 1080mm. Slipcase frayed and splitting at joints, map a little foxed.
An interesting map produced for military strategy during the Napoleonic Wars. Illyria, the name originally given to a Roman province in the western Balkans, was revived by Napoleon as the Illyrian Provinces, which he incorporated into the French Empire from 1809 to 1813.
[together with:] Scheda (Josef von, Publisher) [Map of Europe] General-Karte von Europa in 25 Blattern, 1859, Vienna, complete with key plate and 25 colour lithographic folding sheets, each linen-backed and labelled with numeral, forming a map approx. 2025 x 2450mm, in dark leather-covered bookform box, red morocco spine with gilt lettering. Spine splitting, box rubbed and frayed at edges, map foxed (2).

Estimate: £200-400

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Speed (John)
The Countie Westmorland and Kendale the Cheif Towne Described with the Armes of such Nobles as have bene Earles of either of them, [1623-32], London, George Humble, engraved map with hand colouring to armorials, cartouches, border and inset town plan of Kendal. Small nicks to upper margin, one into border but not affecting image, plate 385 x 510mm, English text to verso.

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £150
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Baker (Robert, Surveyor) [Map of Antigua]
Antigue, Levee par Robert Baker, Arpenteur General de l'Isle. 1779, Paris, hand-coloured engraved double-page map, plate 485 x 625 mm. Centrefold, as issued, some very light soiling, with margins visible beyond the platemark. Unexamined out of modern frame.
Scarce map of the Caribbean island of Antigua, a French edition of Thomas Jefferys' map of 1775. Inset plan of English Harbour near Falmouth upper right.

Estimate: £200-300

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Reid (Andrew, Publisher & Engraver)
Plan of the Borough of Newcastle upon Tyne. And Part of the Borough of Gateshead, Reduced from the Actual Survey of the Borough Engineer. 1879, Newcastle, engraved map with hand colouring, armorial vignette upper right, 18 linen-backed sections folding into smart green morocco boards, large 8vo, lettered in gilt to upper cover. Boards slightly rubbed and soiled, a spot and flecks of white paint to rear cover, publisher's advert label pasted inside upper cover. The map with some staining to title area, otherwise only light soiling; generally good condition. Scale 8 inches to 1 mile, 700 x 960mm open.

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £130
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Lot 79

Ferrari (Enzo)
Le Mie Gioie Terribili [My Terrible Joys], 1962, Bologna, Capelli, 8vo Second (Italian) Edition of autobiographical memoirs, with signed presentation inscription on titlepage by the author to Richard Burt(?), dated 20/05/63. pp. 257, monotone photographic illustrations, contents leaf at rear, publisher's hard cloth with slightly tatty and chipped dust jacket (not price-clipped). Edges of page block a little browned, otherwise a good copy.

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £480
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Lot 80

GIBRALTAR HUNTING MAP
Hunting Map of Country near Gibraltar, [c.1880s], London, Stanfords, sectionalized chromolithographic map laid on linen, folding into printed pink paper covers, 63cm x 55cm.
An inset key shows the meeting points of the Calpe Hunt.

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £180
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Lot 81

Wisden (John) Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, an unbroken run from 1930 to 2014:
1930s: 1930, 1932 and 1933 rebound in hard brown cloth preserving original yellow wrappers (1932 with some loss to front wrap); 1931 lacking front wrapper but preserving rear wrap; 1934 to 1937 in original paper wrappers, spines weak, rear wrap of 1936 detached and 1937 rebacked, bat bookmark present in 1934 and 1935; 1938 and 39 in original limp cloth, fragment of bat bookmark in 1938, the whole preserved 1939
1940s: 1940 hard cloth binding very rubbed, with weak hinges and faded spine gilt; 1941 rebound in hard cloth preserving original limp cloth covers, internally very clean; 1942 original hard cloth, a good, clean and tight copy; 43-45 in rather soiled and stained original limp cloth
1946 to 2014: all original hard cloth, with original dust jackets from 1965 onwards. Shelf ware and signs of handling, spine gilts a little faded, crinkling to spines of 1957 and 1963, 1965 the rather soiled d.j. (the first issued by Wisden) with tatty extremities and sellotape reinforcing folds, some sunfading to d.j. spines of more recent editions
Lot includes three large format volumes for 2006-2008 (2008 without slipcase, as issued).
85 editions in total, generally fair to good condition for a reading library of Wisdens. Includes the scarce World War II editions. Inspection highly recommended (88).

Estimate: £2500-3500

Sold: £2000
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Lot 82

ELEVEN BOOKS ON HUNTING AND HORSES
'Tantara'
Hare Hunting, 1893, London, H. Cox, dent and small tear to fore edge of upper cover also affecting titlepage and pp. 20, adverts at rear; Lowe's Breeding Horses by the Figure System (Allison, Editor), The Field, Second Edition; Egerton-Warburton (R.E.) Hunting Songs, 1912, Liverpool, 29 plates, from a limited edition of 350 numbered and signed by the publishers Henry Young & Sons, uncut, rubbed red cloth; [Surtees, R.S.] Analysis of the Hunting Field, illustrations by H. Alken, stamped red cloth gilt, soiled and stained; White (James) Treatise on Diseases of the Horse, 1817, London, Longman, Vol III only, Third Edition, uncut, original pasteboards, loose joints; 'Nimrod' [Appleby, C.J.] Condition of Hunters, 1837, London, Pittman, third edition with plates, covers detached; Sassoon (Siegfried) Memoirs of a fox-hunting man, 1928, Faber & Faber, a good copy in d.j.
[together with:] four slightly foxed 4to works illustrated by Cecil Aldin, Lionel Edwards and Sarah Bowes-Lyon, in publisher's cloth. Most with ownership inscription (11).

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £120
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Lot 83

EARLY BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS ON SCOUTING AND THE GIRL GUIDES
Baden-Powell (Lord Robert)
Scouting for Boys A Handbook for Instruction in Good Citizenship, 1908, London, C. Arthur Pearson Ltd. 8vo, Fourth Impression of the first collected edition in the publisher's spotted, chipped and frayed white pictorial wrappers. Clearly signed 'Baden-Powell of Gilwell' to Half Title. Closed tear from chip to upper wrap, with ownership inscription in pencil to upper corner; lower wrap detaching, spine very frayed [&] Baden-Powell (Agnes) The Handbook for Girl Guides or How Girls Can Help Build the Empire, [1912], London, Edinburgh etc., T. Nelson & Sons, publisher's 12mo pictorial blue cloth. Signed 'Agnes Baden-Powell' to loosely-inserted slip headed Girl Guides' Association Veteran's Camp, dated 1932 in pencil. Binding with edge ware, ink ownership inscription to foxed f.f.e.p., text block coming a little loose. [with:] Robinson (William Heath) A "Jamboree" of Laughter From a Boy Scout's Diary, [c.1918], London, A.V.N. Jones & Co., pp. [24] 4to booklet, original brown printed wraps, 20 full page cartoon illustrations by Robinson, publisher's adverts. Trace of diagonal crease, staples a little rusting, otherwise a well-preserved copy.
[together with:] Campcraft for Girl Guides, 1947, 12mo, green pictorial cloth; Kerr (Rose, Compiler) The Story of a Million Girls Guiding and Girl Scouting Round the World, 1937, 8vo, Second Impression, rubbed plain blue cloth; two 12mo pamphlets in pictorial wraps, viz. Backwoods Cooking, 1954 [&] Lightweight Cooking, 1962, both Patrol Books no 17 (7).
Scouting for Boys was originally published in fortnightly parts from January 1908. Through its many editions and translations it has remained continuously in print, and is estimated to have sold more copies worldwide than almost any other text, excluding the Bible. At first Baden-Powell seems to have anticipated a co-educational movement, but agreed to produce a separate training manual for girls, in association with his sister Agnes.

Estimate: £300-400

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Watson (John N.)
Angling with the Fly. Flies & Anglers of Derbyshire and Staffordshire, 2008, Ken Smith, France; 4to, lettered 'A' by hand, from an extra de luxe edition limited to just five for private presentation ('A' to 'E', from a total edition of 65); the text volume presented with a volume of 42 mounted flies in publisher's smart blue cloth solander box. Text volume with prelim. leaf signed by the author, publisher and all contributors, numerous colour illustrations, bound Cosway-style with an original roundel drawing by Ashley Bryant mounted under glass to upper cover, a.e.g; 36 specimen flies tied by Tim Thorpe, and an extra six tied by the author, displayed within seven sunken mounts. Both volumes in smart blue goatskin gilt. Box also contains three signed prints by Bryant of his illustrations in a separate portfolio. A handsome production, in near-mint condition (1).

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £480
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Edmonds (Harfield H.) and Lee (Norman N.)
Brook and River Trouting. A Manual of modern North Country methods, [1916], Bradford, Privately Published by the Authors, thick 4to, Edition de Luxe numbered 41 (of 50 copies) and signed by both authors to limitation leaf. pp. 106, photogravure frontispiece plus six photogravure plates and one etching of natural flies, 22 samples of coloured silks displayed in thick mount, and specimens of flies by Hardy Bros. of Alnwick mounted within 39 sunken ovals to rectos and versos of ten mounts. Original blue coth gilt, marbled endpapers, a.e.g; boards lightly rubbed with light edge ware, otherwise a good copy, well preserved in felt-lined cloth slipcase (1).

Estimate: £2000-3000

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Edmonds (Harfield H.) and Lee (Norman N.)
Brook and River Trouting, 2003, Smith Settle, Otley, two vols. (one 8vo text, one 4to specimen flies), from a de luxe edition limited to 60 copies, lettered 'A' by hand as one of just ten 'hors commerce' copies (A to J) for the publisher's private presentation; colour and tipped-in illustrations, the volume of ten sunken mounts signed by the fly dresser Stuart Bowdin, publisher's full goatskin, banded spines gilt, in original slipcase. A handsome production, in near-mint condition (1).

Estimate: £300-500

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Pritt (Thomas Evan)
The Book of the Grayling: Being a Description of the Fish, and the Art of Angling for Him, as Practised Chiefly in the Midlands and the North of England, 1888, Leeds, Goodall and Suddick, First Edition, 4to, large paper copy, pp. 64 plus advert leaf, three chromolithographic plates, publisher's maroon cloth with Izaak Walton quote stamped in gilt to cover, t.e.g, Binding a little rubbed with some edge ware, some very light spotting, Aquatic Research Institute stamp dated 1970 to titlepage.
Presented in a custom-made red cloth box also housing in matching cloth boards Pritt's original card cut out template of the real fish that is reproduced as the frontispiece, with the author's pencil testimony to verso (1).

Estimate: £300-400

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Pritt (Thomas Evan)
North-Country Flies. 1886, London, Sampson Low etc., 8vo Second Edition, pp. 63 plus advert leaf, 12 lithographic plates with hand colouring, tissues present. John Wayland Leslie bookplate, publisher's cloth stamped in gilt with only minor edge ware, t.e.g. A good copy, well preserved in custom-made cloth slipcase.

Estimate: £80-120

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Aldam (W.H.).
A Quaint Treatise on "Flees, and the Art a Artyfichall Flee Making," by an Old Man well known on the Derbyshire Streams as a First-Class Fly-Fisher a Century Ago. Printed from an Old Ms. Never before Published... with Editorial Notes and Patterns of Flies and Samples of the Materials for Making each Fly, 1876, London, John B. Day; 4to, half title, two mounted chromolithographed plates, 22 specimen flies in six thick sunken oval mounts. A little light spotting and marginal soiling, old ownership inscription to f.f.e.p., original green pictorial cloth gilt, extremities rubbed, upper joint frayed but sound, a.e.g. Presented in custom-made green cloth solander box. A scarce title. (1)

Estimate: £200-400

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Magee (Leslie)
Fly Fishing The North Country Tradition, 1994, Smith Settle, Otley, two 4to vols. (one text, one specimen flies), from a de luxe edition limited to 60 copies, lettered 'A' by hand as one of just ten 'hors commerce' copies (A to J) for the publisher's private presentation (the present copy according to insert form intended for his daughter). Colour and tipped-in illustrations, the volume of five sunken mounts displaying 30 specimen flies; the publisher's full goatskin, banded spines gilt, in original slipcase. A handsome production, in near-mint condition (1).

Estimate: £800-1000

Sold: £850
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Overfield (T. Donald, Editor) Skues (G.E.M.)
The Way of a Man with a Trout, 1977, London, Ernest Benn, two 8vo vols. (one text, one specimen flies), from a de luxe edition limited to 150 copies, numbered 50 and signed by editor and fly dresser Jim Nice to limitation leaf of both volumes. pp. 288, some illustrations, the flies volume with 20 specimen nymphs, tied by Jim Nice to Skues' specification, mounted in four concertinaed fold-out mounts.
Bookplate of and presentation label (from Overfield) to Colin Pitt on front pastedown of text volume, bound in original full green goatskin gilt by Aquarius, a.e.g; flies volume in matching goatskin-backed boards, spines with some sunfading, both vols. housed in green cloth slipcase (1).

Estimate: £800-1000

Sold: £900
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Malone (E.J.)
Tying Flies in the Irish Style, 2003, Smith Settle, Otley, two small 4to vols. (one text, one specimen flies), from a de luxe edition limited to 60 copies, lettered 'A' by hand as one of just ten 'hors commerce' copies (A to J) for the publisher's private presentation, and signed by author, fly dresser Frankie McPhillips and publisher to both volumes. pp. 227, colour and b&w illustrations and diagrams, specimen flies displayed on seven sunken mounts; the publisher's full brown goatskin, banded spines gilt, in original slipcase. A handsome production, in near-mint condition (1).

Estimate: £500-700

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Swarbrick (John)
List of Wharfedale Flies, 2009, Fleece Press, two miniature 32mo vols. (one text, one specimen flies), number 4 from a special limited edition of 50 bearing the Ken Smith Publishing imprint; introduction by Leslie Magee, colour illustrations of flies tipped in, the 30 specimen flies tied by Stuart Bowdin on eight concertinaed fold-out mounts, bound in blue goatskin (Bowdin's signature to limitation label); both volumes presented in publisher's cloth and oak clamshell box.
[together with:] another copy, from the standard edition of the same work (total edition 260 copies), specimen flies inset inside inner front and back boards, in slipcase (2).

Estimate: £200-300

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1848 REVOLUTION IN VIENNA
Newsheets, handbills, pamphlets etc., April - October 1848, Vienna, various imprints. Mostly single paper sheets of various sizes up to large folio broadside bills, some sheets folded forming pp. 4, another composed of four leaves folded forming pp. 8, at most pp. 16; distinctive German Gothic letterpress and at least two woodcut decorations. A variety of ephemeral titles with a radical or reforming political agenda, opposing conservative reaction to the constitutional reforms conceded by the Habsburg Emperor Ferdinand I earlier that year. Includes some proclamations issued on behalf of local commanders of the National Guard, balancing liberal sympathies with concerns for law and order.
A fascinating collection of popular printing evidencing the explosion of a political and national consciousness across the Austro-Hungarian Empire in this the 'Year of Revolutions', which also saw uprisings in German and Italian states and France.
Some foxing and soiling as expected, dampstaining to two sheets, some with rather tatty extremities; all apparently complete issues, and clearly legible (26)

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £420
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NEWSPAPERS: LORD NELSON AND THE WARS WITH FRANCE
In total 31 issues, various folio sizes (folded) including The Times (6), 1797-1798 & 1849; The British Neptune (8), 1804-1805: The Morning Chronicle (4), 1798, 1804, 1840; provincial titles (6) incl. The Norfolk Chronicle 1805, The Leeds Intelligencer 1794, The Leicester Journal 1806, The Edinburgh Advertiser 1798 and Edinburgh Evening Courant 1815; imprints from the USA (5) include the Boston Gazette 1803, Columbian Sentinel 1798, and Hampshire Federalist 1806.
Famous naval actions reported are Santa Cruz (Tenerife), Admiral Hood on Bastia in 1794 (the two actions in which Nelson's arm and eye respectively were injured), the Battle of the Nile (1798), the attack on Boulogne Harbour, Copenhagen (1801); also first-hand accounts of Nelson's death in action in 1805, the aftermath of Trafalgar and funeral arrangements for the national hero. Other articles of interest include obituary notices for Emma Hamilton and Sir Sidney Smith, and a plea to the Editor of The Times for financial support for an ailing former cook of Nelson's. Some with the usual tatty extremities, splitting folds, soiling staining etc.; all readable and protected in clear plastic sleeves.
[Offered with:] a contemporary broadside printed by J.G. Mottley of Portsmouth: 'Victory over the Combined Fleets!!!', reproducing the dispatches of Vice-Admiral Collingwood received by the Admiralty Office at 1 am on November 6th 1805. This news of Nelson's victory and death at the Battle of Trafalgar was first reported by the London Gazette Extraordinary, the present notice issued within days as a supplement to the Hampshire Telegraph. Plus six photocopies, facsimiles and souvenir reprints from The Times concerning Nelson's exploits and funeral arrangements. An important archive for the collector of Nelsonia and naval historian. (38)

Estimate: £300-400

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Knight, Frank & Rutley (Auctioneers)
The Crystal Palace, Sydenham. To Be Sold by Auction…on Tuesday 28th day of November, 1911, at the Estate Room, 20, Hanover Square, London, W.... by Howard Frank of Messrs. Knight, Frank & Rutley… with John Roy Lancaster.
First Edition folio brochure giving particulars of the 182-acre south London site and its amenities, lavishly illustrated with 50 sepia plates inside the publisher's pictorial wrappers; the large folding, chromolithograph plan present in its original printed envelope (some folds splitting but overall well preserved), so too the original (very tatty and browned) slipcase.
Envelope and wrappers very browned, both with nicked and chipped extremities and the rear cover with tear, marginal foxing to contents, original tissues preserved, text block detached.
The park as laid out by Joseph Paxton included a football ground which hosted a number of FA Cup Finals and the Lake surrounded by the giant models of dinosaurs that still stand on the site today.
A rare survival, complete as issued (3).

Estimate: £200-300

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Ramazzini (Bernardino)
James (Robert, Translator/Editor) Health Preserved, in Two Treatises... 1750, London, for John Whiston and John Woodyer, 12mo, Second Edition; xv (inc. title), [1], 296, pp.[8] Index, pp.[397]- 432, complete despite pagination. Full brown tree calf with gilt-lettered red spine label, bumped and a little rubbed but sound; small tear to fore edge pp.41 & 42, Selborne Library stamp to verso of title, contents generally clean, a good copy.
The first comprehensive and systematic treatise on occupational diseases. The Appendix by Robert James and additional contribution by Friederich Hoffman, Physician to the King of Prussia.

Estimate: £200-400

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Barrough (Philip)
The Method of Phisicke, containing the Causes, Signes and Cures of inward diseases in mans body... [1617 or later], London, pp. 477 + pp.[3] only, woodcut initials and headpieces, lacking Titlepage, prelims and two(?) leaves, incl. part of index, to rear. Stained, warped and tatty contemporary vellum wrapper, text block coming loose, leaves with some dampstaining and soiling, corners bumped. Some marginal annotations and scribbling/doodling by a 17th century hand.
[together with:] Simpson (William) Hydrologia Chymica: or, the Chymical Anatomy of the Scarbrough, and other Spaws in York-Shire, 1669, London, Richard Chiswell, 12mo First Edition, [xx], pp. 374, lacking the two folding diagrams, contemporary wormed sheep, rebacked, corners worn [&] Russell (Richard) A Dissertation on the use of Sea Water in the Diseases of the Glands, 1750, London, W. Owen, 12mo; engraved frontispiece (bound opposite Advertisement), xii, pp.[6] Contents, engraved plate and pp. 229, near-contemporary marbled boards (scuffed) with leather spine with red label lettered gilt, corners bumped, joints/hinges cracked, spine chipped at tail (3).

Estimate: £200-300

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Darwin (Charles)
On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. Fifth Thousand. 1860, London, John Murray, 8vo, Second Edition, Half Title, folding lithographic diagram, pp. 502 plus pp. 32 publisher's adverts at rear dated January 1860. A little spotting throughout, heaver to title and Introduction, hinges a little loose and guttering split in places, brown endpapers, publisher's green cloth gilt with Edmonds & Remnants binder's label to rear pastedown, binding a little soiled and stained, corners bumped and with extremities a little rubbed.

Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £3400
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Darwin (Charles)
The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex, 1871, London, John Murray, two 8vo volumes, First Edition: Vol I viii, pp. 423; Vol II viii, [2], pp. 475; Half Titles and pp. 16 publisher's advertisements dated January 1871 to both; p. 297 Vol I beginning 'transmitted', Vol II with Errata to verso of title and Postscript leaf.
Two old ownership inscriptions, a little spotting throughout, heaver to half titles, advert leaves and endpapers, Vol I hinges a little loose, Vol II upper hinge almost entirely split, dark green endpapers, publisher's green cloth gilt, binding a little soiled and stained, corners bumped and with fairly minor edge ware. Upper edge of text block soiled.

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £1800
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