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Dibdin (Thomas Frognall)
Aedes Althorpianae; or An Account of the Mansion, Books and Pictures, at Althorp; the Residence of George John Earl Spencer, K.G. to which is added A Supplement to the Bibliotheca Spenceriana, 1822, Shakspeare Press, large paper copy, two volumes, frontis to each, folding plan, 29 plates as called for, top edge gilt, morocco gilt (offsetting from plates, light damp mould to boards)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £600
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Lot 52

Spenser (Edmund)
The Works of Edmund Spenser, in eight volumes, ..., 1805, Rivington et al, eight volumes, large margins, frontis, calf gilt (rubbed and faded);
idem,
The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser, in five volumes, 1825, Pickering et al, five volumes, frontis, all edges gilt, calf gilt by Clarke of Bedford;
Milton (John)
, The Prose Works of John Milton ..., Remarks by Charles Symons, 1806, seven volumes, all edges gilt, calf gilt by Clarke of Bedford;
Beaumont [Francis] & Fletcher [John]
, The Works of Beaumont & Fletcher ..., 1843, eleven volumes, calf gilt;
with a large quantity of others (qty)

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £1900
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Lot 53

Lamartine (A. de)
Histoire de la Restauration, 1854, Paris, eight volumes;
idem
, Histoire des Girondins, 1848, eight volumes,
all edges gilt, decorative calf gilt by White of Piccadilly;
Goethe
, Goethe's Sammtliche Werke, 1850-1, Stuttgart and Tubingen, thirty volumes bound in fifteen, all edges gilt, decorative calf gilt;
Paris (M. Paulin)
, Li Romans des Douze Pairs, 1836, twelve volumes, all edges gilt, morocco gilt by Koehler;
with a large quantity of others in contemporary leather bindings (qty)

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £1900
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Lot 54

Dryden (John)
The Works of John Dryden, 1808, eighteen volumes, notes by Walter Scott, portrait frontis, folding plate, all edges gilt, straight grain morocco

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £420
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Lot 55

Shakespeare (William)
The Plays of William Shakspeare, in Fifteen Volumes .... to which are added Notes by Samuel Johnson and George Steevens, 1793, Longman ..., fourth edition, fifteen volumes, extra illustrated, original watercolour vignette to 12 volume titles, pen & ink sketch to another, early 19th century engraved portraits, engraved scenes of plays on India paper, all edges gilt, bookplate of Edward Vernon Atterson, an original member of the Roxburgh Club, full blue morocco gilt (some fading to edges and backstrips)

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £1900
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Lot 56

Marlowe (Christopher)
The Works of Christpher Marlowe ..., 1850, Pickering, three volumes, long and short cut fore-edge, top edge gilt, full morocco by Holloway;
Milton (John),
The Poetical Works of John Milton, 1852, four volumes, all edges gilt, full morocco gilt by White of Piccadilly;
with seven others (14)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £750
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Lot 57

Vidocq
Memoires de Vidocq, Chef de la Police de Surete, Jusqu'en 1827, 1828-29, Paris, four volumes, signed by Vidocq in the first three volumes, portrait frontis, full calf gilt with the 3rd Earl of Clare's armorial

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £420
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Lot 58

Douce (Francis)
Illustrations of Shakspeare, and of Ancient Manners ..., 1807, two volumes, nine plates (one folding and hand-coloured), calf gilt (joints cracked);
Gifford (W.)
, The Dramatic Works of John Ford .., 1827, two volumes, calf (joints starting) (4)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £140
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Lot 59

Gessner (Salomon)
Oeuvres de Salomon Gessner, nd. [1779, Paris, three volumes, quarto, engraved titles and plates (approx 90), several mounted plates possibly from a different work, calf gilt (mould to exterior)

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £500
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Lot 60

Aesop
Esope en Belle Humeur .., 1700, Brussels, two volumes, frontis, engraved illustrations throughout, plain vellum wraps bound in, morocco gilt

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £1200
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Lot 61

Thoms (William J.)
A Collection of Early Prose Romances, 1828, three volumes, all edges gilt, morocco;
Davies (John)
, The Original Nature and Immortality of the Soul, A Poem, 1759, [bound with] Anon. Poems on Several Occasions, 1748, calf;
Villiers (George) Duke of Buckingham,
The Works of .., 1775, two volumes, calf gilt;
with seven others (13)

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £750
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Lot 62

Fitzherbert (Thomas)
An Sit Utilitas in Scelere vel de infelicitate Principis Machivelliani, 1610, Rome, bookplate of Thos. Grenville, all edges gilt, morocco by C. Smith with armorial

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £450
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Lot 63

Hamilton (Le C. Antoine)
Memoirs du Comte de Grammont, nd. [?1793], quarto, 78 plates, all edges gilt, morocco gilt;
with five others (6)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £1700
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Lot 64

Ovid
Opera Omnia .., Metamorphoseon ..., Fastorum ..., Ibis, 1727, Amsterdam; Wetstenios & Smith, four volumes, quarto (?large paper), frontis to three volumes, all edges gilt, morocco (rubbed);
Aristophanes
, Comoediae Undecim .., 1760, Leiden; Luchtmans, two volumes, quarto, engraved titles, vellum;
Lucretius Carus (T.)
, De Rerum Natura .., 1725, Leiden, Janssonios, two volumes, plates, vellum;
with five others (13)

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £750
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Lot 65

Ovid
Les Metamorphoses D'Ovide, 1806, Paris; Gay & Guestard, four volumes, quarto (?large paper), 144 plates, bookplate of Jacques Laffitte, all edges gilt, morocco gilt

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £700
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Lot 66

Homer
Ilias & Odyssea et in easdem scholia sive interpretatio Ddymi [Iliad and Odyssey], 1656, Leiden; Hackium, two volumes, quarto, (?large paper), two frontispieces after Schivonetti bound in, engraved titles, various manuscript notes to preliminary leaves including contribution by Henry Drury and Janus Broukhusius, all edges gilt, full morocco gilt
[White Knight's Library, No 1956]

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £1700
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Lot 67

Herodotus
Herodoti Musae, sive Historiarum Libri IX ..., 1817, [with] Lexicon Herodoteum, 1824, Treuttel et Wurtz, seven volumes, large margins, portrait frontis to volume 1 and to Lexicon, all edges gilt, full morocco gilt

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £550
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Lot 68

Ovid
La Vita et Metamorfoseo D'Ovidio .., 1559, Lyons; Gio [de] Tornes, woodcut to title, 188 woodcuts, repair to lower title with loss to imprint. several repaired corners, a few pages with light crayon to margins, quarter calf;
Saint Gregory,
Sancti Gregorii Nazanzeni Theologi Tragoedia, Christus Patiens, 1542, Rome, Antonium Bladum Asulanum, all edges gilt, full morocco;
Virgil
, Bucolica, Georgica & Aneis ..., [Opera], 1539-8, Venice, four volumes, morocco gilt (lacking two labels) (a.f.) (6)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £1900
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Lot 69

Hentzner (Paul)
Itinerarium, Germaniae, Galliae, Angliae, Italiae: .., 1629, Nuremberg, folding table, all edges gilt, full morocco;
Elzevir
, Septum Illustrium Virorum Poemata, 1672, Amsterdam; Danielem Elsevirium, all edges gilt, full morocco;
Virgil
, Opera ..., 1680, Leiden, Hackium, three volumes, frontis to each, plates, all edges gilt, full morocco;
with a quantity of others, seventeenth century in leather bindings (qty)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £1800
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Lot 70

Renouard (Ant. Aug.)
Annales de L'Imprimerie des Alde .., 1825, Paris, three volumes, portrait frontis to first and second volumes, top edge gilt, half morocco (some light mould to exterior)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £600
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Lot 71

Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
Epistolae ad Atticum, ad Brutum, ad Quintum fratrem ..., 1544, Venice; Aldus, all edges gilt, darkened vellum

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £1000
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Lot 72

Petrarca [Francesco]
Il Petrarca, 1546, Venice; Aldus, all edges gilt, full morocco

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £750
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Lot 73

Apollonius Rhodius
Argonautica, 1521, Venice; Aldus, all edges gilt, full leather (joints cracked)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £600
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Lot 74

Seneca
Tragoediae, 1517, Venice; Aldus, illuminated capitals throughout, all edges gilt, full morocco

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £2100
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Lot 75

Cicero
Orationes, 1519, Venice; Aldus, three volumes, all edges gilt, full calf by Aitken

Estimate: £500-800

Sold: £1300
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Lot 76

Oppianus
Oppiani de piscibus libri Eiusdem de venatione libri IIII, Oppiani de piscibus Laurentio Lippio interprete libri V, 1517, Venice; Aldus, all edges gilt, full morocco (?paint spot and dust to top edge)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £1200
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Lot 77

Justinus
Trogi Pompei Externae Historiae in Compendium Ab Justino Redactae, 1522, Venice; Aldus, all edges gilt, full morocco by Kalthoeber

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £700
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Lot 78

Quintus Calaber
Derelictorum ab Homero Libri Quatuordecim, [c1505], Venice; Aldus, all edges gilt, full morocco by Simier

Estimate: £700-1000

Sold: £2700
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Lot 79

Hermogenes
In Hoc Volumine Haec Continentur. Ausonii Sophistae Praeludia. Hermogenis Rhetorica, 1515, Florence; Juntae, all edges gilt, full morocco gilt (pencil note states 'Renouard's copy')

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £1600
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Lot 80

Suetonius
De Vita XII Caesarum, 1508, Lyon, all edges gilt, full morocco gilt

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £1200
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Lot 81

Epiphanius (Saint)
Sancti Patris Nostri Epiphanii, Episcopi ... ad Physiologum, 1588, Antwerp, Plantini, interesting text illustrations, all edges gilt, full morocco (pencil note states 'The Beckford copy')

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £900
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Lot 82

Classics
A large quantity of Greek and Latin texts, 18th and 19th century, in leather bindings (qty)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £2100
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Lot 83

Trissino (Giovanni Giorgio)
La Italia liberata da Gothi, 1547-8, Rome and Venice, three volumes in one, folding map (? shaved edge), folding plan, vellum endpapers, gauffered gilt edges, full morocco gilt by Bedford

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £1600
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Lot 84

Shirley (James)
The Dramatic Works and Poems of James Shirley .., 1833, Murray, six volumes, portrait frontis, calf gilt by Bedford (some light mould to exterior)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £450
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Lot 85

Baden-Powell (Robert)
My Adventures as a Spy, 1915, Arthur Pearson, previous owner's name to title, original wraps

Estimate: £100-200

NOT SOLD
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Lot 86

Military History
Priestley (Maj. R.E.)
, The Signal Service in the European War of 1914 to 1918, (France), 1921, frontis, twenty plates, original cloth;
Randell (Lt. Charles E.)
, The Memoirs of S.53, Haynes Parl, May-Sept, 1918, frontis, original wraps;
'9176 I.Y.'
, The Fifes in South Africa, Being a History of the Fife and Forfar Yeomanry in the South African War, 1900-1901, 1903, frontis, map, plates as called for, original cloth (rubbed and faded);
Army Headquarters,
Operations in Waziristan, 1919-1920, 1923, Delhi, second edition, four folding maps, some annotation to text, original boards;
with a small collection of other books, maps and ephemera including a scarce propaganda pamphlet produced by the Russian Communistic Party (Bolsheviks) titled 'An Address to English Soldiers' and approx ninety postcards (Salonica, WW1, etc), an interesting lot, personal inspection recommended (qty)

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £250
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Lot 87

Brannon (George)
Vectis Scenery, Being a Series of Original and Select Views Exhibiting the Picturesque Beauties .... in the Isle of Wight, 1827, Brannon, oblong quarto, hand-coloured map, 41 engraved plates, 5 additional mounted plates, half calf, re-backed;
Hearne (Thomas)
, Antiquities of Great-Britain, Illustrated in Views of Monasteries, Castles and Churches, Now Existing, 1786, T. Hearne and W. Byrne, Volume 1 (of 2), oblong folio, engraved frontis/title, fifty-one engraved plates, half calf (worn, upper board and preliminaries detached);
with two others (4)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £320
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Lot 88

[Hutchinson (William)]
An Excursion to to the Lakes, in Westmoreland and Cumberland, August 1773, 1774, contemporary half calf (re-backed retaining backstrip)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £250
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Lot 89

Teal (Jonat'n)
A Survey Book and Valuation of all and every the Messuages, Buildings, Lands, Tenements, Tithes and Hereditaments, in the Township of Hunton in the Parishes of Hornby and Patrick Brompton in the North Riding of the County of York ..., 1810, folio, manuscript, worn reversed calf binding

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £200
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Lot 90

Graves (John)
The History of Cleveland, in the North Riding of the County of York .., 1808, quarto, folding map, nine engraved plates, folding pedigree (engraved title not present), half calf gilt;
Phillips (John)
, Illustrations of The Geology of Yorkshire ...Part I. The Yorkshire Coast, 1875, third edition, quarto, folding map, twenty-eight plates, original cloth;
with fourteen others (16)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £350
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Lot 91

Oxenham (John) [William Arthur Dunkerley]
The Book of Sark, 1908, Hodder & Stoughton, large folio, numbered limited edition of 500 signed by the author and the artist, twenty-one mounted colour plates after William A. Toplis (one detached but present, several with corner creasing), full vellum (upper board a little warped, lacking ties)

Estimate: £200-400

NOT SOLD
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Lot 92

Armstrong Whitworth (Shipbuilders)
Ships, nd. (c1930s), quarto, 92 pages, mounted monochrome plates, original wraps;
Wallsend Slipway & Engineering Co.
, Engineers, Boiler Makers & Ship Repairers .., 1929, oblong quarto, 48 pages, monochrome illustrations, original wraps;
Shaw (Herbert)
, The River Tyne, its Advantages and Possibilities, 1908, maps and illustrations as called for, original cloth wraps;
with a quantity of others (qty)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £220
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Lot 93

Photographs
A collection
of 118 photographs, late 19th century, topographical and architectural views of Wales, Chester, Alnwick, Durham, Newcastle, Winchester, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Scotland, Cumbria, Ireland, Yorkshire, France, etc., various sizes, some initialled J.V. or G.W.W., all mounted in worn half Morocco album;
A collection
of 47 photographs, topographical and architectural views of Scotland, and the Borders, Winchester, etc., various sizes, some initialled J.V. or G.W.W., 34 mounted in worn half roan album, 13 unmounted (2)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £130
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Lot 94

Estate Catalogues
A large and interesting collection of estate sale catalogues, early and mid 20th century, including important estates in Yorkshire and other English regions, many with coloured maps and tipped-in illustrations, varied condition, some worn (4 boxes)

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £2100
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Lot 95

Beeverell (James)
Les Delices de la Grand Bretagne & de L'Irlande ... Volumes I, II, VII and VIII, 1707, four volumes only, bound as two, fold frontis to each volume, numerous folding maps and plates throughout, contemporary sheep (worn, sold as collection of plates);
with two others (4)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £400
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Lot 96

Roberts (Lt. Henry)
Chart of the NW Coast of America and NE Coast of Asia explored in the Years 1778 & 1779, The unshaded parts of the Coast of Asia are taken from a MS Chart received from the Russians, nd., engraved by T. Harmar, engraved chart, sheet 420mm x 702mm, frayed margins, some tearing to vertical folds, three worm holes

Estimate: £60-100

Sold: £220
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Lot 97

Bacon (G.W.)
Bacon's New Chart of the World, Mercator's Projection, large folding colour map in 24 sections, overall 960mm x 1212mm, linen-backed, original cloth boards

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £350
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Lot 98

Speed (John) & Norden (John)
Cornwall, 1610 [1611 or later], Sudbury and Humble, hand-coloured map engraved by Jodocus Hondius, impression 382mm x 504mm, English text verso (rear pages 21/22 with signature ''p'), framed, glazed front and rear

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £850
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Lot 99

Speed (John) & William Smyth
The Countye Palatine of Chester, With that most Ancient Citie described, nd. [1611 or later], Sudbury and Humble, hand-coloured engraved map, impression 387mm x 510mm, framed and glazed

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £350
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Lot 100

[Blaeu]
Hantonia sive Southantonensis Comitatus vulgo Hant-shire, nd. [1645 or later], hand-coloured engraved map, impression 420mm x 500mm, mounted, framed and glazed.

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £200
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