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Jones (Owen)
The Grammar of Ornament, First Edition, folio [1856], London, Day & Son, additional illuminated chromolithograph title, pp. 157 and 100 chromo plates (many illuminated), with tissue guards, letterpress illustrations. Later plain maroon cloth, ownership inscriptions to titlepage, some generally light soiling and staining throughout, a.e.g.

Estimate: £60-100

Sold: £130
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Lot 2

National Gallery [London] Reports 1893-1907. Official reports by the Director Sir Edward John Poynter to the Treasury, with mss. inventories, typescript and printed lists plus some related content from external publications, bound into a slim folio of dark green half morocco over lighter green cloth, spine lettered gilt, a little stained and bumped, upper joint cracked. The first list, by hand, titled 'A List of Pictures... proposed for transfer to the Gallery at Milllbank' concluding with a 'Note by Director' (in Poynter's hand?).
A fascinating document for art historians, concerning the foundation collections of the gallery now known as Tate Britain, which was at first under the Directorship of the National Gallery at Trafalgar Square.

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £170
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ORIGINAL DESIGNS FOR STAINED GLASS WINDOWS
Hardman (John & Co., Birmingham and London)
Nine pen and ink and watercolour drawings, some dated, the earliest 1919, the latest 1948, most 1920s/30s. Various sizes, tallest sheet 520mm, smallest dimensions 120 x 70mm.
Featuring the Holy Family, angels, Biblical scenes, and Saints, including Augustine with Gregory and Ambrose above, set into an arrangement of three rectangular windows (1926). Includes a memorial window for Brownedge church to John Southworth (1592-1654),Catholic priest and martyr, alongside Margaret Ward. Other Saints represented are Dorcas and Alban. One busy single lancet window for Toronto Church (1928) exhibiting a plethora of saints and other figures (each captioned to margin), and is inscribed to base lights: 'In Honoured Memory of Augustus Stephen Vogt, Mus. Doc. Founder of the Mendelssohn Choir of Toronto And Its Conductor From 1894 to 1917… Died 1926'. Another is a design for Mark Cross Convent.
Three mounted on brown card stock, the others on stiff cartridge paper, some with the Hardman studio lozenge label and reference numbers to recto or verso. Mss. captions, annotations and corrections to margins of the larger drawings (in one case doodles of some faces). Some marginal soiling and staining, the colour unfaded and enhancing the skilled draughtsmanship.
An attractive set of working designs from the celebrated family firm of manufacturers of ecclesiastical furnishings; the founder John Hardman (1811-1867) was most famously associated with the pioneer Gothic architect Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (9).

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £250
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Panvinio (Onofrio) (Onuphrius Panvinius)
De Ludis Circensibus, Libri II. De Triumphis, Liber Unus...cum notis Ioannis Argoli I.V.D. et Additamento Nicolai Pinelli I.C. Ad Illustrissimum D.D. Iacobum Lindenov. 1642, Padua, P. Frambotti, folio (370 x 255mm), second edition: engraved illustrated title page, dedication to Lindenov with engraved portrait of Panvinio, biography of the author, Preface, Index and list of plates [in total pp. xviii], pp.148, plus 29 folding etched plates illustrating classical Roman coins, buildings, antiquities etc., and games and triumphal processions at the circuses of Rome, Pompeii and Constantinople.
Engraved headpiece of a chariot race, woodcut vignettes and decorated initials throughout. With pp. 129 commentary by Joannes Argolus bound in (separate pagination), his portrait to verso of separate title. Includes an appendix by Pinelli and pp. 3 supplementary index at rear. Dampstaining to fore edge of some leaves, otherwise contents and plates good. Bumped and scuffed c.1800 half calf binding over marbled boards, both covers and f.f.e.ps and half title (bearing early ownership mss. monogram) detached, and spine decayed. With the bookplate of Maurice B. Worms.
The Augustinian monk Onofrio Panvinio (1529 - 1568) was an antiquarian from Verona who penned the sequel to Platina's Life of the Popes and many treatises on Roman history. He served as librarian to the Vatican under Pope Pius IV.

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £320
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Wickes (Charles)
Illustrations of the Spires and Towers of the Medieval Churches of England; Preceded by some Observations on the Architecture of the Middle Ages and its Spire-Growth, 1853-5, London, Ackermann, 2 vols, folio, 52 uncoloured lithographs (complete as list) each with tissue, some spotting and throughout, publisher's scuffed and rubbed brown blindstamped cloth. Spine rather frayed Vol. I - Spires.
[With:] Gailhabaud (Jules) L'Architecture du Vme au XIIIme Siecle. 1858, Paris, chromo and engraved plates, rubbed blue cloth, browning and some foxing to prelims. [&] Poley (Arthur) St. Paul's Cathedral London..., 1927, title in red and black, frontispiece and 31 plates, tissue guards, contemporary half pictorial morocco, gilt, t.e.g. (4).

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £190
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Gell (William)
Pompeiana: The Topography, Edifices and Ornaments of Pompeii, the Result of Excavations since 1819. 1837, London, Lewis A. Lewis, two 8vo volumes: portrait frontispiece, additional pictorial title, pp.[8], xxiv, Plan of Pompei 1826, pp. 198; frontis., pp. [4], 207. Plates (two of which coloured) and illustrations complete as list, contemporary full purple morocco gilt, a.e.g., extremities and joints a little rubbed and bumped, small chip at head of spine Vol. I, contents generally clean, a good copy.

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £120
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Lot 7

Mozley (Charles)
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: £250-350

Sold: £300
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ALBUM OF CARTOONS
Broadwood (Lucy Etheldred)
4to unlettered morocco album of 36 original pen & ink and watercolour drawings c.1893, pasted to rectos (only) of card mounts, illustrating Broadwood's own whimsical verses and rhymes, f.f.e.p. inscribed 'JM Broadwood from my dear daughter Lucy 1893'. Featuring a plethora of inventive creatures and characters, aimed mainly at a juvenile audience, the only monotone drawing is an animated talking piano; several blanks at rear.
Rubbed and bumped binding, half of block detached from backstrip, card stock browned with some small chips and nicks to leading edges, colour well preserved.
Broadwood was a musician and folk-song collector, great-granddaughter of the founder of the piano firm Broadwood. An important link between the musical establishment and the late 19th century folk-song revival, she was also a talented artist, as the present drawings ably demonstrate. A unique collection, apparently unpublished.

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £500
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THREE ILLUSTRATIONS FOR THE RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Chesworth (Frank)
signed ink and watercolour, 135 x 80mm, unexamined out of modern gilt frame; Moore (Cecil) ink, watercolour and bodycolour mounted on card, signed and dated 1929, 245 x 150mm; [with:] Pogany (Willy) signed etching, frontispiece to a c.1930 4to edition limited to 750, plate 170 x 125mm, with pencil note to verso by the artist's son, some discolouration of paper, sheet taped at upper and lower edge to inside of mount window (3).

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £200
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Lot 10

Bratby (John)
Original illustration in india ink, signed in pen, for Joyce Cary's The Horse's Mouth, 1969, London, The Folio Society; together with a copy of the book. On card, 285 x 115mm. The 8vo book in decorated cloth and publisher's slipcase. The illustration appears on p. 62. (2).

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £150
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Lot 11

Gibbings (Robert)
Fourteen Wood Engravings by Robert Gibbings from Drawings made on Orient Line Cruises [1932], Gibbings at the Golden Cockerell Press, folio; illustrated title and Preface plus 14 captioned full page plates based on drawings the author made on a number of cruises. Printed on laid paper with deckled edges. Recent patterned boards, preserving original printed yellow wraps. Finger-soiling and occasional marginal foxing, else a good copy.
[Together with:] Woodcuts of New China, 40 reproductions in colour complete as Contents and loose in portfolio, c.1930s.

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £400
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Jou (Louis, Illustrator)
Les Oeuvres de Francois Rabelais, 1951-52, Paris, Coulouma
Five books by French Renaissance writer François Rabelais (d. 1553) in three large 4to. vols., heavily -illustrated with high-quality reproductions of Jou's original woodcuts. Unbound in original printed wrappers with original protective tissue covering, and presented in publisher's decorative slipcases. Cases bumped, some sections splitting or detached, lacking one strip.
Rabelais' best known work is the satirical Gargantua and Pantagruel.

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £100
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Robinson, W. Heath (Illustrator)
Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales, [c.1930], London, Hodder & Stoughton for Boots the Chemist, 4to (250 x 185mm), half title, pp. 319 [+1], 16 tipped-in colour plates including frontis., numerous uncoloured illustrations, some full page. Original red pictorial cloth gilt, head and tail of spine lightly bumped (protective sleeve), some foxing to margins/edge of text block, otherwise a good copy. [With:] Ibsen (Henrik) Peer Gynt, 1936, London, G. Harrap & Co., Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, 4to, pp. 255 [+1], 12 plates in colour, original orange-brown cloth gilt, light edge ware only, a clean copy (2).

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £140
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BEATRIX POTTER BOARD GAME
Peter Rabbit's Race Game [c.1950s], London & NY, Frederick Warne & Co., colour printed and mounted on folding blue cloth board, a little rubbed and soiled, with Rules label; includes die and dice cup, and original painted lead playing pieces- Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle-Duck, Squirrel Nutkin and Jeremy Fisher. Publisher's original box, rather soiled and frayed at edges, colour pictorial label to lid.
[with:] A copy of Potter's Little Pig Robinson, 1930 Reprint, Warne & Co., 8vo, pictorial cloth boards gilt (2).

Estimate: £50-80

Sold: £90
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Burrow (Edward J.)
The Giggleswick Portfolio. Five Etchings by Edward J. Burrow. [1905], Cheltenham, W.H. Benyon & Co. Oblong folio, titlepage and five etched plates of the School signed in pencil, complete as list. Publisher's blue cloth printed boards, rubbed and stained, decaying parchment spine; plates with some marginal foxing, generally good, clean impressions.
Presentation inscription for (schoolboy?) 'E.C. Burnup Christmas 1905' to f.f.e.p. With older etching of the Free Grammar School, Giggleswick loosely inserted. Burrow (1869-1935) was known for his etchings of Public Schools. In 1900 he founded a publishing business in Cheltenham.

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £60
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Hartley (Marie)
The Yorkshire Dales, 1989, Smith Settle, Otley [&] The Yorkshire Dales, A further selection, 1991, Smith Settle, Otley; two 4to volumes of wood engravings of views and scenes observed in Swaledale, Wensleydale and Wharfdale, each from a limited edition of 30, one of four 'out of series' copies (from a total edition of 268), signed by artist and publisher to limitation leaf at rear.
Publisher's quarter leather over marbled boards, in original slipcases. Handsome productions printed on a hand press, in near-mint condition, save some finger-soiling to slipcase boards
Yorkshire artist Hartley studied at Leeds College of Art, taught by Owen Jennings. She won a place at the Slade School of Art in London in 1921, where she specialized in wood engraving and developed her unintrusive but exact style of observation of the Yorkshire dales and its people (2).

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £320
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Hartley (Marie)
The Yorkshire Dales, 1989, Smith Settle, Otley, 4to, wood engravings of views and scenes observed in Swaledale, Wensleydale and Wharfdale; original full purple goatskin, top edge gilt, presented in publisher's solander box and signed by artist and publisher to limitation leaf at rear, with a set of duplicate impressions contained in a separate cloth-backed portfolio. From a limited de luxe edition of 10 copies, one of four 'out of series' copies (from a total edition of 268). A handsome production printed on a hand press, in mint condition.
Yorkshire artist Hartley studied at Leeds College of Art, taught by Owen Jennings. She won a place at the Slade School of Art in London in 1921, where she specialized in wood engraving and developed her unintrusive but exact style of observation of the Yorkshire dales and its people (1).

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £420
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Hartley (Marie)
The Yorkshire Dales, A further selection, 1991, Smith Settle, Otley, 4to, wood engravings of views and scenes observed in Swaledale, Wensleydale and Wharfdale; original full green goatskin, top edge gilt, presented in publisher's solander box and signed by artist and publisher to limitation leaf at rear, with a set of duplicate impressions contained in a separate cloth-backed portfolio. From a limited de luxe edition of 10 copies, one of four 'out of series' copies (from a total edition of 268).
A handsome production printed on a hand press, in mint condition.
Yorkshire artist Hartley studied at Leeds College of Art, taught by Owen Jennings. She won a place at the Slade School of Art in London in 1921, where she specialized in wood engraving and developed her unintrusive but exact style of observation of the Yorkshire dales and its people (1).

Estimate: £250-350

Sold: £420
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Lot 19

RAILWAY CARRIAGE PRINTS
A collection of fourteen panoramic Scottish carriage prints, original c.1940s photolithographs, various views after Sidney Causter, J McIntosh Patrick, Frank Sherwin, John E. Aitken, Jack Merriott, Kenneth Steel, unframed, each c. 255 x 530mm.
Subjects as follows: Dirleton Village, East Linton (J.E. Aitken), Dunkeld, Stirling Bridge, Killie Crankie (J.Merriott), Old Bridge of Dee, Eilean Donan Castle (2 copies), Balmoral Castle, Abbotsford, Culdean Castle (K.Steel), Lock Eck (F.Sherwin), Strathmore (J.McIntosh Patrick), Edinburgh (S.Causer) (14).

Estimate: £250-350

NOT SOLD
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THE 17th CENTURY, CIVIL WAR AND RESTORATION, A COLLECTION
i) [Verstegan (Richard)] [A Restitution of Decayed Intelligence: in Antiquities. Concerning the Most Noble and Renowned English Nation], 1628, London, J. Bill, 8vo, lacking prelims and title, preserving contemporary 'Thomas Barrow' ownership inscription, engraved illustrations in the text, contemp. ink annotations and doodles, smart later purple morocco gilt, a.e.g.
CIVIL WAR DECLARATION
ii) Browne (John, Clerk to Parliament) Official Declaration dated November 12th 1642 on four disbound 12mo sheets commending the military service of Robert Devereux, third earl of Essex (1591-1646), and ordering his troops to muster in central London. Letterpress with woodcut vignettes and initial. Essex's forces were later to intercept the King at Turnham Green as royalists marched on London.
iii) [Bowles (Edward)] Manifest Truths or an inversion of Truths Manifest containing a narration of the proceedings of the Scottish army and a vindication of the Parliament and Kingdom of England… 1646, 'Published by Authoritie', H. Overton and G. Calvert, slim 8vo, Preface (shaved at bottom with some loss) and pp.74 plus postscript with 1787 British Museum Sale Duplicate stamp to verso of title, woodcut decorations and initials, modern three-quarter calf over marbled boards
iv) [Markham (Gervase)] Country Contentments or, the Husbandmans Recreation, 1649, London, W. Wilson for J. Harrison, 8vo sixth edition, pp. 118, numerous mss. notes to rear in contemporary hand, browning, soiling and staining, modern three-quarter calf over cloth boards.
v) [Blith (Walter)] [The English Improver Improved or the Survey of Husbandry Surveyed…] 1653, London, J. Wright, slim 8vo, lacking prelims including engraved title, one printed title preserved; Dedication and Epistle to the Reader, pp.274 trimmed without loss and edged in red, one engraved folding plate, two full-page woodcut illustrations, later calf.
vi) H[eath] (J[ames]) A Brief Chronicle of the Late Intestine Warr in the Three Kingdoms… 1663, London, W. Lee, thick 12mo, second impression, pp.864, engraved plates, leaves shaved close to text in places, lacking some index leaves to rear and original e.p.s, modern calf gilt.
vii) Grotius (Hugo) De Rebus Belgicis: or, the Annals, and History of the Low-Countrey-Warrs. Wherein is Manifested, that the United Netherlands, are Indebted for the Glory of their Conquests, to the Valour of the English… 1665, London, H. Twyford, 8vo, prelims, pp.974 plus index and Errata. Lacking original e.p.s, later calf.
viii) [Cavendish (Margaret, Countess of Newcastle)] The Life of the Thrice Noble, High and Puissant Prince William Cavendishe… 1667, London, A. Maxwell, first edition, pp.199, slim 4to, woodcut decorations and initials, two lines p.9 and marginal notation p.26 'redacted', Philip Barker Webb bookplate, rebacked speckled calf.
ix) MARTYRDOM OF CHARLES I
England's Black Tribunal. Set forth in the Tryal of King Charles I, 1703, London, H. Playford, 8vo sixth edition, engraved frontis portrait, Preface, Adverts plus pp.180, some leaves shaved close to upper edge of typeset, soiling and staining, modern calf over marbled boards.
[TOGETHER WITH:] x) [Latimer (Hugh)] [Collected Sermons] [c.1549], 8vo, lacking prelims and title, dedication to Duchess of Suffolk preserved, pp.329 trimmed without loss, edges red. Woodcut headpiece and initials, later blind-tooled calf, lacking spine label [&] xi) Hutchinson (Lucy) Memoirs Of The Life Of Colonel Hutchinson, Governor Of Nottingham Castle And Town. . .With Original Anecdotes Of Many Of The Most Distinguished Of His Contemporaries And A Summary Review Of Public Affairs… 1808, London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Orme, 4to Second Edition, frontis. portrait, four plates and folding pedigree, xiv + pp.18 + pp.452 plus publisher's advertisement leaf, rebacked diced calf.
Includes some rare tracts and pamphlets. Sold not subject to return, w.a.f. (11).

Estimate: £700-1000

Sold: £1200
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YORKSHIRE/NORTH EAST RAILWAY MAPS
Two sectionalized linen-backed maps printed in colours, folding into 8vo cloth lettered in gilt. Railway Map. North Eastern System &c. 1883, London, Smith & Ebbs, 1050 x 940mm open [&] Railway Clearing House Official Railway Map of Yorkshire District, 1936, London, Railway Clearing House, 1210 x 1080mm open, both with light age toning only, binding with light edge ware (2).

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £150
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Naval Staff Intelligence Division [The Admiralty] A Handbook of China Proper, three thick 8vo Vols.,1917-1919, London, H.M. Stationary Office. Vol. I 'General' [&] Vol. II 'Kiangsu' [&] Vol. III 'Kwangtung'; Vols. I & II lacking maps, Vol. III complete with eight folding maps in rear pouch; Vols. II & III with photographic plates (some folding), plans, diagrams, illustrations etc. [together with:] Handbook of Abyssinia Vol. I, June 1917, pp. 551, contemporary D.J. Jardine ownership inscription to front pastedown. Useful information on infrastructure, transport, language, government, recent history, geography, ethnography etc., compiled by the Naval Intelligence Division of the Admiralty for the use of commissioned British naval officers.
All in original blue cloth, a little bumped and rubbed, gilt titles and numbering, with flaps folding over fore edge of China Vols I and II and Abyssinia, secured by button clasp. Smethick Public Libraries labels to China pastedowns and their ink stamps to prelims and other pages, also versos of some plates etc. Only minor soiling and time staining (4).

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £500
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LONDON AND BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY
Bourne (John C.)
The full set of plates from 'Drawings of the London and Birmingham Railway, with An Historical and Descriptive Account by John Britton', 1839, London, R. Ackermann & Co.
Uniformly framed in modern black and gilt. Including hand-coloured lithographed title, two engraved maps on one sheet, and 33 hand-coloured lithographs, various sizes, sheets 375 x 540mm. Offered with publisher's folio binding, cloth gilt, preserving pp. 26.
Abbey Life 398 (36).

Estimate: £500-700

Sold: £600
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[Anon. (Compiler)] [Photograph Album of Regimental Colours] 4to calf stamped in blind and gilt-lettered 'Britain's Pride' to red spine label, containing approx. 110 tipped-in 19th century b&w and sepia photographs of British army colours and standards, some featuring soldiers on parade etc, including in India and at Portsmouth in 1888. 194 leaves numbered in pencil (several blanks), ink mss. verse from Byron's Corsair to first leaf, two photographs in old transparent pocket loosely inserted. Very rubbed and scuffed, with frayed spine hinges, lacking clasps, viewing highly recommended.
This album was part of lot 489 at a Sotheby's sale of 12/07/55 (cutting from the sale catalogue pasted to first leaf). A note above the list of contents written by a former owner speculates that it once belonged to Capt. Oakes-James, and that some of the photographs were reproduced in Milne's book, offered with this lot. [With:] Milne (Samuel Milne) The Standards and Colours of the Army, from the Restoration 1661, to the Introduction of the Territorial System 1881, 1893, Leeds, Goodall and Suddick for the Subscribers, 8vo, number 47 of 200 copies, 29 plates, publisher's rubbed blue cloth gilt, upper hinge cracked.
[together with:] Ross (Andrew) Old Scottish Regimental Colours, 1885, Edinburgh, William Blackwood, folio, number 157 of an unspecified edition, frontispiece and 28 chromolithographed plates, publisher's rubbed red cloth, gilt lettering, head and tail of spine bumped, corners a little frayed. [&] McNair (Robert) The Colours of the Grenadier Guards, 1870, London, 4to, 21 chromolithographed plates, original scuffed and bumped printed red boards, blue cloth spine, contents a little foxed (4).
Provenance: Estate of Professor James D. Geddes.

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £420
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Montgomery (Archibald, Major-General Sir)
The Story of the Fourth Army in the Battles of the Hundred Days, August 8th to November 11th, 1918 [1920], London, Hodder & Stoughton, two large 4to volumes (one Maps), in total 100 photographic plates, 19 folding maps, and 9 panoramic folding photographs (5 unbound and issued in Map case), uniformly bound in red cloth gilt, boar's head roundel to upper covers. Foxing to edge of text block, boards a little rubbed and spines a touch faded to both vols., overall a good copy.
Provenance: Estate of Professor James D. Geddes.

Estimate: £150-250

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Montgomery (Bernard Law, Viscount Montgomery of Alamein)
A History of Warfare, 1969, number 254 of an edition limited to 265 [&] El Alamein to the River Sangro. Normandy to the Baltic, 1971, number 264 of 265 copies, London, The Arcadia Press, two large 8vos both clearly signed 'Montgomery of Alamein'. Original full black morocco by Zaehnsdorf, designs to upper covers, a.e.g., only minor signs of use, illustrations in colour and b&w throughout, good copies. Warfare in publisher's black cloth slipcase, El Alamein in rather foxed and soiled cream clamshell box lined in felt (2).

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £700
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Lot 27

Francis (Dick)
Nerve, 1964, London, Michael Joseph, first edition signed by the author to title, 8vo in original green cloth with dust jacket designed by Trevor Denning. Minor shelf ware, some soiling to verso of d.j. (with price), a good copy.

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £300
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Lot 28

Francis (Dick)
Nerve, 1964, London, Michael Joseph, first edition, 8vo in original green cloth with dust jacket designed by Trevor Denning. Minor shelf ware, minor staining to verso of d.j. (with price), sunfading to spine.

Estimate: £100-200

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Shakespeare (William)
[The Works], set of miniature books, [c.1904], Glasgow, D. Bryce and London, H. Frowde. In contemporary decorative wooden wall cabinet, two doors.
Limp coloured calf, spines gilt, 35 volumes in total, each vol. c.50 x 34mm.

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £400
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Lot 30

Waugh (Evelyn)
A collection of fictional works published by Chapman & Hall, London: Put Out More Flags 1942; Men at Arms, 1952; Officers and Gentlemen, 1955; A Tourist in Africa 1960; Unconditional Surrender, 1961; 8vo. 1st editions in publisher's cloth and dust jackets. Men at Arms with jacket split, previous owner signature to Officers and small loss at head and tail of d.j. spine, the other jackets with minor chips and wear to extremities.
Offered with other titles by Waugh including: The Loved One. An Anglo-American Tragedy, 1948 (one first and one third impression); The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold, 1957; Basil Seal Rides Again, 1958 (limited edition, signed by the author); A Little Learning 1964; Wine in Peace and War, ill. by Rex Whistler, Saccone & Speed, with misc. others (20).

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £380
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Lot 31

Buchan (John)
A collection of 43 books, various 8vo editions including firsts and reprints, Hodder & Stoughton, Thomas Nelson & Sons, and other imprints, fiction and non-fiction titles. Includes: The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915, William Blackwood & Sons) First Edition, 8vo, pp. 253 plus publisher's advert leaf, soiled, bumped and rubbed light blue cloth, mostly marginal foxing and toning; The Dancing Floor (1926, H&S) with signed gift inscription to Grieve by the author; one of two firsts offered of The Massacre at Glencoe (1933, Peter Davies Ltd) with author's dedication to historian George Trevelyan. Also: Buchan's first novel Sir Quixote of the Moors (1895, T. F. Unwin), First Edition in the original decorated cloth; a First of Prester John (1910) [&] Sick Heart River (1941), original dust jacket; The Three Hostages (1924); biographies of Sir Walter Ralegh (1911) and the [marquess of] Montrose (1950 reprint).
All with general shelfware and signs of use, bumped and rubbed but generally sound copies in publisher's cloth bindings, a few with dust jackets. Lot includes four biographies (43).

Estimate: £600-800

Sold: £600
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Lot 32

Greene (Graham)
Five First Editions: Our Man in Havana, 1958, London, Heinemann; Travels With My Aunt, 1969 [&] May We Borrow Your Husband?, 1967, both London, The Bodley Head; In Search of a Character Two African Journals, 1961, Bodley Head; A World of My Own A Dream Diary, 1992, London, Reinhardt Books. 8vos., publisher's cloth and with dust jackets, with generally minor soiling, nicks and tears. Travels price-clipped, ownership inscription to Havana (5).

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £110
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Lot 33

Durrell (Lawrence)
The Alexandria Quartet, 1962, London, Faber and Faber, number 359 (of 500 copies) from the first collected edition, 8vo, signed by the author, green calf, a.e.g. Sunfading to banded spine. [Offered with:] Beer (Stafford) Decision and Control, 1966, London, John Wilsons, 8vo. First edition, author's presentation copy with his signature, red calf (2).

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £190
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Lot 34

Lee (Harper)
To Kill a Mockingbird, 1960, Heinemann, first London edition, 8vo, pp. 296, publisher's burgundy cloth lettered to spine in silver, d.j. Dust jacket with price preserved, chips to head and tail of spine, overall a good copy.

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £320
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Lot 35

Fleming (Ian)
Thunderball, 1961, London, Cape, 8vo. first edition with dust jacket.
Corners a little bumped, d.j. not price-clipped, with minor nicks to extremities. Overall a good copy.

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £320
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Milne (A.A.)
Now We Are Six, 1927, London, Methuen & Co., 8vo, half title, title vignette, illustrations and pictorial endpapers by E.H. Shepard, original red pictorial cloth gilt, t.e.g., rubbed and bumped, browning to half-title, slightly frayed edges and hinges, guttering splitting at points, gilt lettering faded to spine.
[together with:] Dodgson (Charles Lutwidge, 'Lewis Carroll') Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There, 1872, London, Macmillan & Co., woodcut illustrations by John Tenniel, misprint 'wade' for 'wabe' on p. 21, original rubbed red cloth, with sunfading and tatty head/tail of spine, spotting, especially to e.p.s, hinges tender. [&] Potter (Beatrix) The Tailor of Gloucester, 1903, London & New York, Frederick Warne and Co., 16mo, colour frontispiece, colour plates and pictorial e.p.s, original rubbed and bumped boards with inlaid pictorial label to upper cover, tender hinges and guttering.(3)

Estimate: £150-250

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A LARGE COLLECTION OF BIGGLES BOOKS
Johns (William Earl)
120 8vos in hard cloth, various editions forming a near-complete set of titles; Hodder & Stoughton, Brockhampton Press, OUP, Lutterworth Press, Dean & Son etc., some firsts, some reprints, most with dust jackets. Edge ware and signs of use, jackets with chips and occasionally some loss (some price-clipped). Many with spotting to edge of text block.
Includes eleven 'Worralls' and ten 'Gimlet' titles (in both cases the complete series) and two biographies of the author. Viewing highly recommended (120).

Estimate: £500-700

Sold: £1600
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Heaney (Seamus)
A Lough Neagh Sequence, 1969, Phoenix Pamphlet Poets Press, Didsbury Manchester; 8vo booklet from a first edition limited to 1000 copies, pp. 11, publisher's white card wrappers. Gift inscription to verso of upper cover and to loosely inserted ANS. Offered with ten other Heaney titles, Faber Paperbacks (11).

Estimate: £50-70

Sold: £130
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Thomas (Dylan)
Under Milk Wood, 1954, Dent, London, 8vo First edition, dust jacket, a little frayed and chipped at spine [&] Adventures in the Skin Trade, 1955, London, Putnam, 8vo First Edition, d.j. designed by Gross-Andre, tear to upper cover.
[With:] Rushdie (Salman) The Satanic Verses, large 8vo first edition, 1988, London, Viking, uncorrected advance proof copy, publisher's rubbed wraps; O'Hagan (Andrew) Be Near Me, 2006, limited edition of 50 in full cloth signed by the author, with slipcase; Barnes (Julian) Arthur & George, 2005, London, Cape, number 13 of 125 copies signed by the author with decorated boards, slipcase and Ellroy (James) two first UK editions by Century, My Dark Places [&] American Tabloid, signed by the author, d.j.s, still with Waterstone's Manchester promotional bands and wrapped in cellophane (7).

Estimate: £150-250

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Ishiguro (Kazuo)
The Remains of the Day, 1989, London, Faber & Faber, first edition, signed by the author, dust jacket, a good copy; An Artist of the Floating World, 1986, Faber, first edition, d.j., with promotional band printed 'Signed copy'; signed and dedicated by the author to the British Council, Tokyo, November 1989, a fine copy; A Pale View of the Hills, 1982, Faber, first edition, d.j., a good copy with Cumbria County Library stamp to verso of title [with:] two copies of Never Let me Go, 2005, Faber, signed limited editions in original boards, d.j.s and slipcases, one copy with cling wrap preserved (5).

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £480
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Llosa (Mario Vargas)
The Time of the Hero. 1967, London, Jonathan Cape, 8vo, first UK edition, signed by the author to title, d.j., light foxing to edge of text block, a good copy; The Storyteller, 1989, New York, Farrar Straus Giroux, 8vo, d.j., signed to title, good; A Writer's Reality, 1991, London, Faber & Faber, first UK edition, 8vo, signed to title, d.j. extremities a little bumped and frayed, good; A Fish in the Water, 1994, London, Faber, first UK edition, signed by the author, d.j., still with Waterstone's Manchester promotional band and wrapped in cellophane; Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter, 2006, Faber, hard cloth in slipcase, cling wrap preserved (5).

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £220
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Purton (Thomas)
A Midland Flora. A Botanical Description of British Plants in the Midland Counties...,1817-21, Stratford-upon-Avon, J. Ward. First Edition, complete in four 8vo. volumes (with Appendix in two parts bound separately).
Smart contemporary rebacked calf gilt. With 38 hand-coloured plates by James Sowerby, most with original tissues.

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £350
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Humphreys (H. Noel)
The Genera and Species of British Butterflies. Described and Arranged According to the System now Adopted in the British Museum, First Edition, 8vo, [c. 1860], London, T.J. Allman; xii, pp. 66 plus pp. 4 advice on rearing from the author, additional hand-coloured lithographic title and 32 hand-coloured plates.
Original purple cloth over wooden boards, attractive gilt decoration, rubbed and extremities rather frayed; gatherings splitting and disbound due to perishing gutta percha, as normal, scattered light foxing, with the bookplate of George Stapylton Barnes to front pastedown.

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £120
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Whitaker (Thomas Dunham)
The History and Antiquities of the Deanery of Craven, in the County of York. The Second Edition, with Many Additions, Corrections... 1812, London, J. Nichols & Son, large 4to, rubbed and bumped 19th century three quarter calf over marbled boards with marbling to edge of text block (joints weak, upper joint cracking), pp. 530, pictorial title as frontis., dedication, adverts, portrait of the author, plates (some sepia aquatints), folding pedigrees, some offsetting and light foxing, internally a good copy.


Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £70
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^Williamson (George)
Lady Anne Clifford Countess of Dorset...Her Life, Letters and Work, 1922, Kendal, Titus Wilson & Son, signed and numbered 206 of 250, thick 4to, parchment spine, bookplatess of Clark and Fattorini [&] Lives of Lady Anne Clifford, intro. by J.P. Gilson, 1916, privately printed for presentation to the members of the Roxburghe Club, 4to original morocco-backed boards, very slightly rubbed, t.e.g. C.H. Wilkinson bookplate to front pastedown (2).

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £280
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^Whitaker (Thomas Dunham)
The History and Antiquities of the Deanery of Craven, in the County of York, 1878, Leeds, J. Dodgson & London, Cassell Petter & Galpin, Third Edition, thick folio, large paper copy for subscribers; pp. 655, plates (some in colour), folding pedigrees, internally a good copy, bumped decorated full brown morocco gilt, rather weak upper hinge, a.e.g.

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £250
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Whitaker (Thomas Dunham)
The History of Leeds, 1816, Leeds & Wakefield, in two thick folio volumes, smart 20th century half calf with spines gilt: Loidis and Elmete, or An Attempt to Illustrate… the Lower Portions of Aredale and Wharfdale, pp. 404 plus pp. 88 Appendix [&] Thoresby (Ralph) (Whitaker, Ed.) Ducatus Leodiensis: or, the Topography of the Ancient and Populous Town and Parish of Leedes…second edition, two parts in one, with pp. 159 Musaeum Thoresbyanum [a catalogue] and Index. Both volumes with many uncoloured portraits, plates, illustrations and pedigrees, complete as called for.
Binding with minor rubbing and staining; original e.p.s lacking but Half Titles and Directions to the Binder (at rear) preserved. Some minor offsetting and light marginal foxing, generally a good copy of this rigorous history of the area around Leeds, including lower Wharfedale and Airedale. Ducatus with 1858 folding Plan of Leeds loosely inserted (2).

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £220
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Fonblanque (Edward Barrington De)
Annals of The House of Percy, 1887, London, Privately Printed by Richard Clay, two large 8vo Volumes; two coloured portrait frontispieces, numerous plates, folding pedigree in pouch to rear Vol I, uncut in publisher's vellum gilt, soiled, with light edge ware, page extremities lightly foxed, but overall a good copy. With the armorial bookplate of Stanwick(?) to front pastedowns.

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £320
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Thoresby (Ralph) Whitaker (T.D., Editor)
Ducatus Leodiensis: Or, The Topography of the Ancient and Populous Town and Parish of Leedes, And Parts Adjacent.. To which is added... A Catalogue of His Musaeum, 1816, Leeds, Robinson, Son, and Holdsworth. Folio, second edition, two parts in one, with pp. 159 Musaeum Thoresbyanum and Index; plates (including portrait frontispiece, engraved by W. Holl), pedigrees, numerous armorial illustrations. 19th century three quarter brown morocco, scuffed and rubbed, t.e.g.

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £120
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YORKSHIRE/NORTH EAST HISTORY AND ANTIQUITIES
Ord (John Walker)
The History and Antiquities of Cleveland, 1846, London, Simpkin & Marshall, 4to., first edition, rebacked polished calf. With portrait frontispiece, additional pictorial title, plates, and folding map and pedigree. List of Subscribers to rear. Plates with some foxing/staining; Graves (Rev. John) The History of Cleveland, 1808, Carlisle, Jollie & Sons, 4to., frontispiece and additional pictorial title, engraved plates, folding pedigree and folding map, hand-coloured in outline. Bound to style in 20th century leather over marbled boards; Speight (Harry) Romantic Richmondshire, 1897, London, Elliot Stock, 4to, plates, folding map. Smart late 20th century binding by Conway of Halifax (with their label inside rear cover); Baker (Joseph Brogden) The History of Scarborough from the Earliest Date, 1882, London, Longmans, Green & Co., 4to, number 4 from an edition limited to 100 copies, multiple plates and a folding map, contemporary morocco over purple cloth, with armorial in gilt to upper cover; Hinderwell (Thomas) The History and Antiquities of Scarborough and the Vicinity, 1811, York, 8vo, mottled calf, rebacked. Facsimile replacement folding map Vicinity of Scarboro (5).

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £250
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