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Lot 1

Rowling (J.K.)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, 1998, Ted Smart (The Book People), 2nd Impression, with Official Bloomsbury Children's Books bookplate bearing signature, dust wrapper

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £130
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Lot 2

Dulac (Edmund) illust:
Sinbad the Sailor and other Stories from the Arabian Nights, n.d. (1914), Hodder and Stoughton, 4to, 23 tipped-in colour plates
idem,
Edmund Dulac's Fairy Book, n.d. (1916), Hodder and Stoughton, 4to, 15 tipped-in colour plates, green gilt tooled cloth
idem,
Princess Badoura, n.d. (1912), Hodder and Stoughton, 4to, 10 tipped-in colour plates, gilt tooled ivory cloth, heightened in green; together with another volume (4)

Estimate: £70-100

Sold: £750
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Lot 3

Heath Robinson (W.) illust:
Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales, 1913, Constable & Co Ltd. 4to, signed by the artist and numbered 23 of 100, 16 tipped in colour plates together with b/w, gilt tooled vellum
idem,
Bill the Minder, 1912, Constable & Co. 15 tipped in colour plates (one missing), gilt tooled green cloth (2)

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £800
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Lot 4

Rackham (Arthur) illust:
The Ring of the Niblung, 1939, William Heinemann, first edition, 4to, 25 colour illustrations, blue cloth with dust cover
The Rhinegold & the Valkyrie, 1910. Wm. Heinemann, 4to, 34 tipped-in colour plates, gilt tooled cloth
Siegfried & the Twilight of the Gods, 1911, Wm. Heinemann, 4to, 30 tipped-in colour plates, gilt tooled cloth; all translated by Armour (Margaret) (3)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £300
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Lot 5

Rackham (Arthur) illust:
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, 1928, George G. Harrap, 4to, 8 colour plates, gilt tooled leather

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £160
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Lot 6

Rackham (Arthur) illust:
The Romance of King Arthur, 1917. Macmillan & Co. 8vo, 16 colour plates together with 8 b/w, gilt tooled blue cloth
ibid,
three further titles (4)

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £380
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Lot 7

Menpes (Mortimer) illust. & Menpes (Dorothy) text:
World's Children, June 1903, A & C Black, 4to, signed Edition De Luxe No. 322 of 500, t.e.g. tooled vellum

Estimate: £40-60

Sold: £60
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Lot 8

Stacpoole (H. De Vere)
Poppyland, n.d. John Lane The Bodley Head, illustrated by Leighton Pearce, 17colour plates, blue boards; together with a large assortment of illustrated children's volumes, various authors and illustrators (qty)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £850
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Lot 9

Rackham (Arthur) illustrator:
The Ingoldsby Legends, 1922, octavo edition, 12 col. plates, full calf gilt by Riviere, a.e.g.;
together with
Walton & Cotton, The Compleat Angler, 1927, quarto, wood engravings by E. Fitich-Dalgish, boards, d.w. (2)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £150
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Lot 10

King (Jessie M.) illustrator:
A House of Pomegranates by Oscar Wilde, [1915], Methuen & Co, 4to, col. pictorial title, 16 tipped-in col. plates, (plate at p.2 bears signature), pictorial cloth (some spotting)
with Pogany (Willy) illustrator: Parsifal, 87/525 copies, vellum gilt, signed (2)

Estimate: £150-300

Sold: £750
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Lot 11

Pogany (Willy) illustrator:
Tannhauser, A Dramatic Poem by Richard Wagner, n.d., Harrap & Co, 4to, col. & b/w. illus, full vellum gilt, Limited Edition 273/525 copies, signed

Estimate: £150-350

Sold: £600
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Lot 12

Pogany (Willy) illustrator:
Lohenginn … after the Drama of Richard Wagner, n.d., Harrap & Co, 4to, col. & b/w. illus, full vellum gilt (covers a little bowed), Limited Edition 160/525 copies, signed
uniform with "Parsifal", 44/525 copies (2)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £800
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Lot 13

Beardsley (Aubrey) illust.
The Lysistrata of Aristophanes, London 1967 reprint of 1897 original, New York, Odyssey Publications, 236 of 515 with extra solander case

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £120
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Lot 14

Morpurgo (Michael) & Blake (Quentin) Edit:
The Birthday Book in aid of The Prince's Foundation for Children & the Arts. 2008, Jonathan Cape, signed by both the editors, no. 487/500

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £100
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Lot 15

Rowling (J.K.)
Harry Potter and the Philospher's Stone, 1998, Ted Smart (The Book People), 4th Impression
idem,
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, 1998, Ted Smart (The Book People), 3rd Impression
idem,
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, 1999, Ted Smart (The Book People), 3rd Impression; all with dust wrappers (3)

Estimate: £100-200

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Lot 16

Charles Mozley (1914-1991)
The Railway Children original cover illustration, oil on paper, 29cm x 18.5cm; together with book, published by J M Dent, reprinted 1978, ex-library copy, dustwrapper (2)

Estimate: £500-700

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Lot 17

Hatherell (W.) illust.
Shakespeare's Tragedy of Romeo & Juliet, n.d. Hodder & Stoughton, Edition De Luxe No. 196 of 250, signed by illustrator, 22 colour plates, vellum bound, gilt tooled (boards warped)
Milne (A.A.)

A Gallery of Children, 1925, London, Stanley, Paul & Co, 12 colour plates, blue cloth boards (2)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £250
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Lot 18

Blyton (Enid)
Two handwritten school reports for Marjorie Wisdom aged 6, Summer term 1923, and Alan Wisdom aged 8 Christmas term 1922, the latter on headed paper 'Southernhay, Hook, Surbiton, Surrey', both signed Enid Blyton N.F.U. (both stained) (2)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £180
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Lot 19

Ross (Johnny) written and illust.
The Biggin Hill Frescoes, 1975, London, Lion & Unicorn Press, folio, no. 8 of 100, signed, cloth boards

Estimate: £60-90

Sold: £50
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Lot 20

Wodehouse (P.G.)
The Head of Kays, 1905, London, Adam & Charles Black, first edition, 8vo, 8 b/w illustrations illustrated maroon cloth boards (worn and foxed, Sunday School label stuck to inside cover)

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £180
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Lot 21

Lear (Edward)
The Book of Nonsense and More Nonsense, n.d. Fred. Warne & Co. Copyright Edition, oblong 8vo, green cloth boards, dust wrapper
ibid
The Pelican Chorus and Other Nonsense Verses, n.d. Frederick Warne & Co. illust. Leslie Brooke, illustrated cover (2)

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £90
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Lot 22

Schwartzbourg (The Princess Hesse)
A Rare and Choice Collection of Queens & Kings and other things, n.d. (c.1880) the whole imprinted in gold and many colours by the Brothers Daklziel at their Camden Press, published Chatto & Windus, folio, cloth boards (poor condition, contents loose)

Estimate: £80-120

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Lot 23

Dulac (Edmund) illust.
The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales, n.d. Hodder & Stoughton, 14 colour plates, blue cloth boards
ibid
Stories from the Arabian Nights, n.d. Hodder & Stoughton, 20 colour plates, orange boards
with three other Dulac illustrated volume and two others (8)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £190
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Lot 24

[ILLUSTRATED BOOKS]
Sixteen various titles including:
Robinson (W. Heath) illust.

Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales, n.d. Hodder & Stoughton, 16 colour plates, yellow cloth boards
Russell Flint (William) illust.

Le Morte Arthur, 1927 Reprint, Jonathan Cape and the Medici Society, blue cloth boards
Hudson (Gwynedd M.)

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, n.d, Hodder & Stoughton, 11 plates, frontispiece missing, blue cloth boards
with thirteen others (16-condition mostly worn)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £250
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Lot 25

JOHNS (Capt. W)
Biggles Gets His Men, 1950, Hodder & Stoughton, first edition, dust wrapper
ibid
Biggles and the Black Mask, 1964, Hodder & Stoughton, first edition, dust wrapper
ibid
Biggles Forms a Syndicate, 1961, Hodder & Stoughton, first edition, dust wrapper
ibid
Biggles and the Black Raider, 1953, Hodder & Stoughton, first edition, dust wrapper
together with 28 other Biggles hardback titles, some first editions and some with dust wrappers (32-mostly worn)

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £250
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Lot 26

Potter (Beatrix)
Ginger and Pickles, 1909, Warne, first edition, 8vo, original green boards
idem,
The Pie and the Patty-Pan, 1905, Warne, 8vo, original boards printed in silver
idem,
The Roly-Poly Pudding, 1908, Warne, first edition, 8vo large format, original maroon boards printed in gold and green (3)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £180
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Lot 27

Potter (Beatrix)
The Story of Miss Moppet, 1906, Warne, first edition, wallet format oblong duodecimo, original pale blue linen, dark blue lettering [Linder p.426]

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £420
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Lot 28

Potter (Beatrix)
Thirteen early titles including The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin, The Tailor of Gloucester with others, various dates, Warne (13)

Estimate: £400-600

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Lot 29

Child (Harold) trans.
Aucassin & Nicolette, 1911, A & C Black, illustrated by A Anderson, brown, blue and gilt tooled cream cloth boards; together with eight other illustrated books (9)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £40
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Lot 30

Cross (Helen Reid)
A Song to Mary, circa 1930, original illuminated copy, illustrated frontispiece, title page, 10 ink and gilt verse pages, crown 8vo, bound with card boards, gilt tooled title to spine; together with two handwritten letters on headed paper from Cross to Mr Branagan, dated 11 July and August 3 1930 (3)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £130
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Lot 31

Macmillan & Co
Ten illustrated volumes incl. Irving (Washington) Old Christmas, illustrated by R. Caldecott; Goldsmith (Oliver) The Vicar of Wakefield, illustrated by Hugh Thomson etc. all last decade 19th Century, with gilt tooled green cloth boards (10)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £220
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Lot 32

Greenaway (Kate)
A collection of various illustrated books including a miniature Alphabet, miniature Almanack's for 1924 to 1929 inclusive, Birthday Book for Children, The Pied Piper of Hamelin and two others (11)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £250
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Lot 33

Wood (Lawson)
Twelve various illustrated titles, n.d. Frederick Warne & Co. including Mrs Purr, Mrs Waddle, Mrs Polly, Mrs Cackle and eight others (good condition) (12)

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £120
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Lot 34

Caldecott (Randolph) illust.
Five various illustrated titles including Ewing (Juliana Horatia) Jackanapes etc. together with two Caldecott miniature picture books and an assortment of other period titles (16)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £110
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Lot 35

Frink (Dame Elisabeth) illus.
Aesop's Fables, 1968, R. Alistair McAlpine Pub. Ltd. & Leslie Waddington Prints, landscape quarto, signed and inscribed 'Helena and David with Love from Lis 18 June 1977', designed and printed at the Curwen Press on Zerkall Butten paper, edition of 250, with four pencil signed original lithographs included, bound in yellow and orange leather by Mansell, gilt tooled

Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £1200
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Lot 36

Harrison (Florence) illustrator:
Christina Rossetti Poems, n.d., Blackie & Son Ltd, 4to, intro. by Meynell (Alice), 36 col. plates & b/w illus, t.e.g. original cloth gilt

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £380
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Lot 37

Taylor (G.P.)
Shadowmancer, 2003, Faber & Faber, Special Edition, signed by the author, dustwrapper

Estimate: £100-200

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Lot 38

Paolini (Christopher)
Eragon, 2003, Alfred A. Knopf, signed by the author, dust wrapper;
idem,
Eldest, 2005, Doubleday, signed by the author, dust wrapper (2)

Estimate: £300-500

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Lot 39

[CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED BOOKS AND ANNUALS]
Various titles, mostly circa 1920's and 30's, including The Children's Circus Book, Zoo Saints and Sinners, The Blue Book of Children's Stories, mostly in good condition (37)

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £110
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Lot 40

Smith (Dodie)
The Hundred and One Dalmatians, 1956, London, Heinemann, first edition, illustrated by Janet and Anne Grahame-Johnson, blue cloth boards, with dust wrapper (spine faded)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £220
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Lot 41

Sassoon (Siegfried)
Memoirs of an Infantry Officer, September 1941 reprint, Faber & Faber, dust wrapper
ibid
Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man, ditto
ibid
The Weald of Youth, 1942, ditto
ibid
Siegfried's Journey, 1945, ditto (4)

Estimate: £50-70

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Lot 42

Calet (Jean Jaques)
A True and Minute Account of the Destruction of the Bastille, 1789, printed by W. Browne and J Warren...sold for the Author by C. Stalker, translated from the French by an English Gentleman, 8vo, later bound, calf spine and corners with red Morocco gilt tooled title strip, marbled boards (foxing)

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £110
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Lot 43

Merryweather (F. Somner)
Bibliomania in the Middle Ages, 1933, The Woodstock Press, 1st Edition, with dust wrapper; together with seven other volumes (8)

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £50
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Lot 44

Fleming (Ian)
You Only Live Twice, 1964, Jonathan Cape, 1st Edition, with dust wrapper

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £70
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Lot 45

Fleming (Ian)
The Man With The Golden Gun, 1965, Jonathan Cape, 1st Edition, with dust wrapper

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £130
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Lot 46

Fleming (Ian)
On Her Majesty's Secret Service, 1963, Jonathan Cape, 1st Edition, with dust wrapper

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £130
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Lot 47

[BOND/FLEMING]
A collection of Ian Fleming and James Bond related books and ephemera including The Spy Who Loved Me, 1965, Jonathan Cape, 6th Impression; From Russia With Love, n.d. Book Club, rare early edition, with various others etc. (qty)

Estimate: £150-200

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Lot 48

Dickens (Charles)
Seven volumes, each containing two novels, n.d. Chapman & Hall, green Morocco spine with red Morocco titles, gilt tooled (7)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £150
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Lot 49

Southerne (Thomas)
Oroonoko: A Tragedy … The Second Edition, 1699, Printed for H.Playford, quarto, pp.[6], 58 (chipped, repairs 20th c. calf)
8 other vols, incl.. Grosier, A General Description of China, 1788, volume 1 only (folding frontis, folding map present) (9)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £400
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Lot 50

MacDonald Fraser (George)
Eight Flashman titles, hardback first editions, with dust wrappers; together with three other titles by same author (11)

Estimate: £60-90

Sold: £200
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