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Serlio [Sebastiano]
The Third Booke [of Architecture], Intreating of all kind of excellent Antiquities, of buildings of Houses, Temples, Amphitheaters, Palaces .., [and] The Fourth Booke [of Architecture], Rules for Masontry, or Building with Stone or Bricke, made after the five maners or orders of Building ..., 1611, Robert Peake, folio in fours, two books [only] bound as one, (restoration to title of book 3 and final leaf of book four), recent quarter calf

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £150
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Lot 2

Palladio (Andrea)
The Four Books of Andrea Palladio's Architecture ..., 1738, Isaac Ware, folio, engraved title to each book, 202 (of 205) plates, recent quarter calf

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £280
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Lot 3

Swan (Abraham)
The British Architect: or, The Builder's Treasury of Stair-Cases ..., 1745, printed for the author, sold by Meighan and Meadows, folio, sixty plates, recent half calf

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £180
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Lot 4

Loudon (J.C.)
Self--Instruction for Young Gardeners, Foresters, Bailiffs, Land Stewards, and Farmers ..., 1845, Longman, Brown .., portrait frontis, calf gilt by Hayday;
Bowles (Carington)
, Bowles's Practice of Perspective: or, an Easy Method of Representing Natural Objects ..., Carington Bowles, date erased, sixth edition, 4to., plates (some water staining), recent quarter leather;
Dallaway (James)
, Observations on English Architecture, Military, Ecclesiastical and Civil ..., 1806, Taylor, contemporary calf (upper board detached) (3)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £90
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Lot 5

Dollman (F.T.) & Jobbins (J.R.)
An Analysis of Ancient Domestic Architecture .., nd., Atchley et al, two volumes, 4to., plates, a.e.g., half morocco by Bain;
Robinson (P.F.)
, A New Series of Designs for Ornamental Cottages and Villas .., 1838, Bohn, 4to., 56 plates (foxing/staining), quarter roan;
Brooks (S.H.)
, Designs for Cottage and Villa Architecture; containing Plans, Elevations, Sections, Perspective Views, and Details .., nd., Kelly, 4to. in twos, 111 plates (foxing), half calf (worn);
Britton (John)
, The Architectural Antiquities of Great Britain ..., 1807-1814, Longman ..., four volumes, plates, half calf (rubbed) (8)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £180
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Lot 6

Donaldson (Thomas Leverton)
A Collection of the Most Approved Examples of Doorways, from Ancient Buildings in Greece and Italy ..., 1833-36, Bossange, Bathes et al, two volumes in one, 4to., 54 plates, half calf

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £50
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Lot 7

Goodwin (Francis)
Domestic Architecture, Being A Series of Designs, for Mansions, Villas, Rectory Houses ..., 1843, Bohn, second edition, 4to., two volumes, each with Supplement, 99 plates, original cloth (restoration to spine)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £50
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Lot 8

Burne-Jones (Edward) et al
The Architectural Review: For the Artist and Craftsman, Volumes I - XI, 1897-1902, Effingham House, eleven volumes, original cloth gilt

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £350
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Lot 9

Stewart (M.) [Lady Mary Elton]
Four Panoramic Views of Edinburgh and the Surrounding Country, from the top of Blackford Hill, 1822, Francis Cameron, oblong folio, four double-page plates (foxing), printed wraps (worn);
Nicholson (Francis)
, Six Lithographic Impressions of Sketches from Nature, 1820, Rowney & Forsters, oblong folio, six litho plates (worn and foxed), original pictorial wraps (worn);
Nicholson (G.)
, Lithography, Six Views of Loch Katrine, and the Picturesque Scenery of the Trossachs, &c., 1822, Malton; by the author, folio, six litho plates (foxed, worn and frayed at edges), printed front cover, lacking rear cover;
Clark (Christopher)
, British Soldiers, 1550 to 1906, nd., Southwood, twelve mounted plates, original pictorial wraps;
with a small quantity of loose prints (qty)

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £500
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Lot 10

McGill (Donald) - Original Artwork
'May Good Luck never turn its back on you!' and 'I never thought she was that sort of girl', two original postcard illustrations depicting Cats, nd. gouache, images 215mm x 163mm and 220mm x 160mm, each mounted, framed and glazed with a second panel containing title. Sold with two related postcards (the second postcard with slight variations to original image and titled 'Her First Affair!' (4)

Estimate: £300-500

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Lot 11

Holy Bible
The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments, Illustrated with Photographic Views of Biblical Scenery from nature by Frith, [1862 or later], Eyre and Spottiswoode, 4to. in eights, chromolitho frontis, title and family register, twenty mounted albumen prints after Francis Frith, a.e.g., morocco with brass corners (wear tp spine, lacking fore-edge clasp)

Estimate: £500-800

Sold: £50
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Lot 12

Sudek (Josef)
Praha Panoramaticka, 1959, Statni Nakladatelstvi Krasne Literatury, oblong folio, frontis, 284 panoramic views of Prague (repaired closed tear to plate 187/8), dust jacket;
Sudek (Josef)
, Ruze pro Jesefa Sudka - A Rose for Josef Sudek, 1996, Prague, original wraps;
Sudek (Josef) & Roucek (Rudolph)
, Prazsky Hrad, 1945, Prague; Sfinx, first edition, dust wrapper (worn);
Sudek (Josef) & Wenig (Adolf)
, Nas Hrad, 1948, Prague; Vilimek, first edition, dust wrapper

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £50
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Lot 13

Jones (Colin)
Eight photographic prints, comprising;
'The Who' - six images of members of 'The Who', five numbered limited editions of 25, signed and numbered by the photographer, images 465mm x 317mm (3), 340mm x 488mm (2), 370mm x 254mm (1- unsigned), photographer's blind stamp to margins, mounted;
Men in a communal shower, image 345mm x 485mm, photographer's blind stamp to margins, mounted;
Steam engine at Kings Cross, image 278mm x 393mm, signed verso, photographer's blind stamp to margins (8)
[Subject to ARR if applicable]

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £60
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Lot 14

Crawhall (Joseph)
Border Notes & Mixty-Maxty, 1880, Newcastle: Robinson, limited edition of 50 copies, small 4to., litho printed in manuscript style, partially hand-coloured, gutter margin tape stained in places, half sheep;
with a Continental Porcelain Ribbon Plate, painted by Joseph Crawhall, 'For my dear mother on her 79th birthday', the inscription accompanied on the rear of the plate with a small self portrait, the front of the plate is inscribed 'The guift is small but Love is all, Margaret Crawhall (Nov 7th 1874)'
[Joseph Crawhall II, 1821-1896]

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £360
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Lot 15

Sigmund Freud
Halberstadt (Max)
, Photograph; a half length portrait of Sigmund Freud in familiar pose with cigar, nd. [various dates given for this image, c1920-30], mounted, signed Sigm. Freud on the mount which also bears Halberstadt's blind stamp, image 225mm x 167mm, framed and glazed, 318mm x 266mm overall
[provenance; by family descent from a friend of Freud]

Estimate: £3000-5000

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Lot 16

Erotica
A Regency toleware cigar case, one side with a painting of a woman tying/untying her corset, the other with a smaller painted panel depicting a woman directing two soldiers, the panel slides to reveal a set of six hand-coloured erotic illustrations in concertina form

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £1000
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Lot 17

Morpurgo (Michael)
War Horse, 1982, Kaye & Ward, first edition, signed and inscribed by the author, correction fluid has been used on title leaf, original boards (laminated);
with an 'Advance Reader's Edition' of the author's Listen to the Moon
[sold on behalf of a local hospice - includes a promotional card with a short note from Michael Morpugo to the hospice, discussing the donation of the books]

Estimate: £400-600

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Lot 18

Wain (Louis)
'Health, Wealth and Happiness be Yours', Calendar for 1924, small pocket calendar with embossed front page depicting a black cat after Louis Wain, reversed calf wraps

Estimate: £50-100

Sold: £50
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Lot 19

Potter (Beatrix)
The Tale of Peter Rabbit, nd., [1902], Warne, first trade edition, 'wept big tears' to page 51, plain leaf pattern end-papers, brown paper boards (frontis detached but present, hinge weak, gutter gaping between gathers, rear joint splitting)

Estimate: £500-800

Sold: £700
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Lot 20

Potter (Beatrix)
The Tailor of Gloucester, 1903, Warne, first trade edition, first issue, [Linder p.423, endpapers are Quinby plate I repeated four times], maroon boards

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £250
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Lot 21

Potter (Beatrix)
The Tale of Benjamin Bunny, 1904, Warne, first edition, 'muffatees' spelling (Linder p.424), grey paper boards, frontis detached, gutter gaping in places, boards rubbed and marked;
idem
, The Tale of Two Bad Mice, 1904, Warne, first edition (Linder p.424), frontis almost detached, binding weak with crude repairs, red paper boards
idem
, The Tale of Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, 1905, Warne, first edition, (Linder p.425), frontis detached but present, gutter gaping in places, green paper boards (3)

Estimate: £300-500

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Lot 22

Potter (Beatrix)
The Tale of Mr Jeremy Fisher, 1906, Warne, first edition (Linder p.426), grey-green paper boards (joints split)
idem
, The Tale of Tom Kitten, 1907, Warne, first edition (Linder p.427), binding broke between p.8 and 9, grey-green paper boards
idem
, The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck, 1908, Warne, first edition (Linder p.427), green paper boards (stain to upper board) (3)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £300
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Lot 23

Potter (Beatrix)
The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies, 1909, Warne, first edition, notice board to p.14 (Linder p.428), dark green paper boards;
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, The Tale of Mrs Tittlemouse, 1910, Warne, first edition (Linder p.429), cream paper boards;
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, The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes, 1911, Warne, first edition (Linder p.429), dark green paper boards (3)

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £1000
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Lot 24

Potter (Beatrix)
The Tale of Mr Tod, 1912, Warne, first edition (Linder p.429), buff paper boards (lacking back strip, binding weak);
idem
, The Tale of Pigling Bland, 1913, Warne, first edition, grey-green paper board;
idem
, Appley Dapply's Nursery Rhymes, nd., Warne [1922], first edition (Linder p.430, endpaper Quinby plates XII & XIV), grey-green paper boards;
idem
, Cecily Parsley's Nursery Rhymes, nd., Warne [1922], first edition (Linder p430, endpapers, Quinby plates XVI & XVII), red paper boards;
idem
, The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin, nd., Warne, early edition (not first), frontis detached, slate grey paper boards

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £400
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Lot 25

Eliot (George)
Middlemarch, A Study of Provincial Life, 1871-2, William Blackwood, first edition in book form, four volumes, errata leaf in second volume, half calf

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £550
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Lot 26

Woolf (Virginia)
The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Volumes 1 to 5, 1977-84, Hogarth Press, five volumes, first editions, edited by Anne Olivier Bell, dust wrappers

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £160
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Lot 27

Lytton (Edward Bulwer)
[Works of], 1852-64, Chapman & Hall; Routledge; Routledge Warnes .., twenty-three volumes, half calf

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £120
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Lot 28

Desk Bookcase
Twenty-four calf bound small books, including Moliere, Pope, Milton, Cowper, Walton's Complete Angler, Racine, etc., in attractive miniature glazed mahogany bookcase, bookcase 255mm x 300mm x 100mm, volumes range from 86mm x 56mm to 103mm x 70mm

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £280
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Lot 29

[Lamb (Charles)]
Elia..., 1823, Taylor and Hessey, first edition, ? second issue, later calf;
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, The Last Essays of Elia,..., 1833, Moxon, first edition, no half title, half calf (worn, board almost detached);
Talfourd (Thomas Noon)
The Letters of Charles Lamb, 1837, Moxon, two volumes, portrait frontis to each, half morocco (4)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £50
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Austen (Jane)
[The Works of ..]: Pride and Prejudice; Mansfield Park; Emma; Sense and Sensibility; Northanger Abbey and Persuasion, 1903-1906, Macmillan, five volumes, introduction by Austin Dobson, illustrations after Hugh Thompson and Charles E. Brock, t.e.g., half vellum by Sotheran (foxing to edges of text block)

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £650
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Lot 31

Victoria Cross
The Victoria Cross, Grand Jubilee Album, 1887, The Kensington Fine Art Society, fold-out chromolitho illustrations after Harry Payne, twelve panels, possibly intended for use as 'scraps', original wraps (detached and worn)

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £20
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Lot 32

Nightingale (Florence)
Notes On Nursing: What It Is and What It Is Not, nd. [c1859/60], Harrison, 80 pages, translation rights notice to title, adverts for Burke's Peerage and Foreign Office List for 1860, original limp cloth;
Sanitary Commission
, Report to the Rt. Hon. Lord Panmure... Minister at War, of The Proceedings of The Sanitary Commission dispatched to The Seat of War in The East 1855-56, [1857], Harrison, eleven tinted litho. plates, fold out panorama, lacking map, recent half leather (2)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £70
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Lot 33

WWI Military Hospital
An autograph book compiled by Nurse Susan Wilson, 1st Southern General Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham 1916-18, containing poetry and prose, pencil and ink sketches, colour illustrations, dried 'Wattle Blossom' from an Australian Sgt., appreciative comments, etc., contributed by soldiers wounded in the First World War and cared for by Nurse Wilson

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £130
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Lot 34

Petre (F. Loraine)
The History of the Norfolk Regiment, 1685-1918, Jarrold, two volumes, plates, original cloth;
Atkinson (C.T.)
, The History of the South Wales Borderers, 1914-1914, Medici, two folding maps, original cloth;
Evans (H.K.D.) & Laing (N.O.)
, The 4th (Queen's Own) Hussars in the Great War, 1920, Gale & Polden, folding maps, plates, original cloth;
with a small quantity of others (label scars on spines, ownership bookplates)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £200
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Lot 35

Batty (Captain) [Robert]
Campaign of the Left Wing of the Allied Army, in The Western Pyrenees and South of France, in the years 1813-14 under Field-Marshal the Marquess of Wellington, 1823, John Murray, 4to., folding map (torn), twenty-five plates (private collector's stamp verso of plates), later quarter leather

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £200
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Lot 36

Grassholme Reservoir
Tees Valley Water Board, Grassholme Reservoir and Tunnel, 1901-1914, 1914, two presentation volumes containing 141 photographs, recording the construction of Grassholme Reservoir in Teesdale and the tunnel connecting it to Hury Reservoir, photographs approx 240mm x 290mm, mounted on card, a.e.g., morocco bindings (worn)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £500
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Lot 37

Anon. [Walker (George)]
The Costume of Yorkshire, Illustrated by a Series of Forty Engravings, being Fac-Similes of Original Drawings, with Descriptions in English and French, 1885, Richard Jackson, folio, numbered limited edition of 600, colour frontis and forty colour plates (adherence of guard to horse-dealer plate, several loose pages/plates), quarter morocco (rubbed)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £160
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Lot 38

Clarkson (Christopher)
The History & Antiquities of Richmond, In the County of York ..., 1821, Richmond, 4to., plates and pedigrees as called for [Boyne p182], t.e.g., recent half morocco;
Caulfield (James)
, Portraits, Memoirs and Characters, of Remarkable Persons, from the Reign of Edward the Third, to the Revolution .., 1813, Kirby, three volumes bound as one, plates throughout, sheep gilt (2)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £120
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Lot 39

Shipbuilding
A good collection of books on shipbuilding, ship yards and marine engineering (qty)

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £320
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Lot 40

Shipbuilding
White Star Line
, New Twin Screw Steamship 'Oceanic' of the White Star Line, Owners: Oceanic Steam Navigation Company .. Builders: Harland and Wolff, Belfast, nd., [1899 or later], oblong folio, twenty-five plates, original cloth;
'Engineering'
, The Quadruple-Screw Turbine Driven Cunard Liner 'Aquitania', constructed and engined by Messrs John Brown and Co. Sheffield and Clydebank, 1914, reprinted from 'Engineering', folio, original cloth (re-backed);
Vickers Sons and Maxim Ltd.
, The Visit of His Imperial Japanese Highness Prince Fushima to the Naval Construction Works at Barrow-in-Furness .., 21st May, 1907, small oblong 4to., plates, t.e.g., morocco (re-backed);
Anon.
, The Elder Park, Govan ..., 1891, Maclehose, 4to., plates, t.e.g., quarter morocco by Maclehose;
with three others (7)

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £480
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Lot 41

Fairfax [Thomas]
The Memoirs of General Fairfax, wherein is contained An Account of all the Sieges and Battles in the North of England .., 1776, portrait frontis, three plates, full calf binding

Estimate: £50-100

Sold: £160
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Batty (Captain) [Robert]
Welsh Scenery, from Drawings, 1825, Jennings, ?large paper copy, thirty-five engraved plates, modern half calf

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £90
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Lot 43

Bretschneider (E.)
Map of China and the Surrounding Regions, 1896, St. Petersburg, folding coloured map, produced to illustrate the author's 'History of Botanical Studies in China', overall 736mm x 873mm, in eight sections, linen backed, leather slipcase (worn)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £500
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Lot 44

Brooke (James) & Mundy (Rodney)
Narrative of Events in Borneo and Celebes, down to the Occupation of Labuan from the Journals of James Brooke, Esq. .., 1848, John Murray, first edition, two volumes, plates and maps as called for (some water staining), original cloth (restoration to spines);
Keppel (Henry)
, The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido for the Suppression of Piracy ... with extracts from the Journal of James Brooke, 1846, second edition, Chapman & Hall, six folding maps, folding table and eleven plates, original cloth (4)

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £400
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Lot 45

Griffin (Sir Lepel)
Famous Monuments of Central India, Illustrated by a Series of Eighty-nine Photographs in Permanent Autotype, nd., Autotype Co & Henry Sotheran, oblong folio, eight-nine autotype plates after Lala Din Dyal, original cloth (cloth stained)

Estimate: £600-1000

Sold: £1500
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Lot 46

[Montagu (Mary Wortly)]
Letters of the Right Honourable Lady M_ _y W_ _ _y M_ _ _ _e: Written During her Travels in Europe, Asia and Africa, to Persons of Distinction, Men of Letters, &c. ..., 1763, Beckett and Hondt, three volumes bound as one, without half titles, half calf gilt

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £190
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Lot 47

Lloyd (William) & Gerard (Alexander)
Narrative of a Journey from Caunpoor to the Boorendo Pass in the Himalaya Mountains via Gwalior, Agra, Delhi, and Sirhind: by Major William Lloyd, and Captain Alexander Gerard's Account ..., 1840, Madden, two volumes, three maps (two folding), not issued with plates, presentation inscription from the editor (George Lloyd), a.e.g., morocco gilt (rubbed);
idem
, Account of Koonawur, in the Himalaya ..., 1841, Madden, lacking the large folding map and the f.f.e.p., presentation inscription from the editor, a.e.g., morocco gilt uniform with Caunpoor volumes (3)

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £340
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Lot 48

Keppel (Henry)
The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido for The Suppression of Piracy ..., 1846, Chapman and Hall, second edition, two volumes, six folding maps/plans, eleven litho plates, one folding table, remnant half leather (worn with loss to backstrip);
Bonvalot (G.B.)
, Across Thibet, 1891, Cassell, two volumes, folding map, original cloth (binding weak, cloth worn);
Thornton (Edward)
, Chapters of the Modern History of British India, 1840, Allen, diced calf (spine faded);
Smythe (F.S.)
, The Kangchenjunga Adventure, 1930, Gollancz, signed by the author, cloth;
with twelve others (18)

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £180
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Lot 49

Boyle (Frederick)
Adventures Among The Dyaks of Borneo, 1865, Hurst and Blackett, frontis, lacking half title and advert leaves, half calf (worn, with loss to lower backstrip)

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £180
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Lot 50

Hooker (Joseph Dalton)
Himalayan Journals; or, Notes of a Naturalist in Bengal, The Sikkim and Nepal Himalayas, The Khasia Mountains, &c., 1854, John Murray, two volumes, twelve chromolitho plates (the folding plate torn), two folding maps (one tape stained), half morocco (well worn)

Estimate: £400-600

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