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BLACKBURNE (E.L.) Sketches Graphic and Descriptive for a History of the Decorative Painting …, folio, chromo title and 24 chromo plates, cloth (contents shaken/foxing), L., 1847; and 6 other vols or part works (7)

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £130
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Lot 152

PALLADIO (A.) The Four Books of Architecture … Translated … by Isaac Ware, 4 vols in 2, folio, 1 red/black printed t.p. (fronting vol. 3) 4 engr. pictorial titles, 195 engr. plates, text illus., old half-calf, (worn), London, Isaac Ware, n.d.; POSSO (A.) Rules … of Perspective, fo., engr. by Sturt, lacking a plate, calf (covers off), L.1707; and another architectural work, defective (4)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £550
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Lot 153

[CHIAROSCURO PRINTS], a bound collection, large folio, of 18th century prints by J. Basire, W. Rylands, S. Watts et alia, printed in bistre, lemon, etc, many chiaroscuro, after the Old Masters (incl. Da Vinci, Rafael, Correggio, Michelangelo, Rembrandt and others), early 20th century cloth (1)

Estimate: £400-700

Sold: £600
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Lot 154

[TRADE CATALOGUE], caption of the first leaf "Prices of Gas-Fittings Manufactured by R. LAIDLAW & Son, Glasgow, folio, approx 125 litho plates of LIGHT FIXTURES, ornamental fittings etc, contemp. marbled boards (covers off), c.1840 (1)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £320
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Lot 155

PERAU (G.-L.) & COCHIN, Description Historique de L'Hôtel Royal des Invalides, folio, 108 numbered engraved single and double-page plates, calf (rebacked), Paris, 1756

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £250
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Lot 156

GIBAUD (J.) An Analysis of the Picture of the Transfiguration of Raffaello Sanzio D'Urbino, large folio, 19 engraved plates, half calf (cover off), L., 1817

Estimate: £50-100

Sold: £80
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Lot 157

[ROME] PRENNER (G.G.de) Illustri Fatti Farnesiani Coloriti nel Real Palazzo di Caprarola, folio, engr. titled, dedication, index plate, engr. portrait, 21 + 21 plates (some folding), half morocco (covers off), Rome, 1748

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £550
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Lot 158

[ROME] [VARIOUS] Chiese Principali D'Europa …, folio, general title-page with aquatint vignette, followed by various titled works depicting works of art, views, engravings, aquatints etc, 16 + 12 + 23 + 12 plates (some folding), some hand-col'd, Rome, 1810-1828
[as a collection of plates]

Estimate: £500-800

Sold: £850
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Lot 159

PICART (B.) Impostures Innocentes ou Receuil d'Estampes …, folio, portrait frontis, 43 plates (only), half calf, Amsterdam, 1734 (as a collection of prints)

Estimate: £50-100

Sold: £130
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Lot 160

PISTOLESI (E.) & GUERRA (L.) Il Vaticano, Descritto ed Illustrato, 8 vols, folio, 848 plates, conemp. half vellum, labels, Roma, 1829-38 (8)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £280
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Lot 161

BONANNI (P.) Numismata Pontificum Romanorum, 2 vols, folio, 95 plates, vellum (worn), Rome, 1600; together with a defective set of DEROSSI Roma Subterranea (4, as a collection of prints)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £250
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Lot 162

HOGARTH (William)/NICHOLS (J.) The Works …, elephant folio, portrait frontis. (detached), 118 leaves of plates (last 2 loose), half morocco, L., Baldwin [et al.], 1822

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £1200
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Lot 163

PLUCHE (N.) & HUMPHREYS (S.) Spectacle de la Nature: or Nature Display'd …, 7 vols, 12mo, engr. frontispiece to each vol., 202 plates (many folding), calf (worn), mixed edition, London, 1770's (7)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £320
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Lot 164

[DARWIN (Erasmus)] The Botanick Garden, 4to, frontis after Fuseli, 9 plates (incl. engr. by W. Blake), errata leaf/directions present: additional "Directions sheet pasted verso), original boards (ppl 141/2 torn across), L., 1791

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £420
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Lot 165

[MARSHALL W.)] Planting and Rural Ornament. Being a Second Edition, 2 vols, 8vo, calf, L, 1796; the plates Supplement to Martyn's Botany, comprising 38 hand-col'd plates and letterpress; BECKFORD (P.) Thoughts upon Hunting, sm. 4to, "Sarum", 1782; and a defective copy of [A Natural History of Singing Birds, 1776] (5)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £280
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Lot 166

SHAW (G.) Vivarium Naturae or the Naturalist's Miscellany …, bound as 3 vols, 8vo, engr. t.p. and 337 plates (some folding, all but approx 5 hand-col'd), 19th century cloth (rebacked with original spines), plates dated from 1790-1801, (sold as a collection of plates) (3)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £2600
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Lot 167

HOOPER (W.) Rational Recreations in which the Principles of Numbers and Natural Philosophy are clearly … elucidated, 4 vols, 8vo, 65 folding hand-col'd plates, calf, 3th Edn., London, 1794 (4)

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £400
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Lot 168

HODGSON (J.) The Doctrine of Fluxions founded on Sir Isaac Newton's Method, 4to, text diagrams, calf (worn, damp stains), London, 1758; GORDON (G.) The Posthumous Works of Mr. John Ward, Author of the Young Mathematician's Guide …, 8vo, text illus., folding plate with "MOVEABLE CUTS", calf (worn), London, 1765 (2)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £400
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Lot 169

WILSON (H.) Navigation New Modell'd, 8vo, portrait frontis., 10 folding plates (1 torn), contemp. calf, 4th Edn., L., 1741; MERCATOR (N.) Nicolai Mercatoris Holsati, è Soc. Reg. Institutionum astronomicarum libri duo, De Motu Astrorum Communi & Proprio …, 8vo, text illus., (marginal worming), contemp. calf, London, 1676; WHISTON (W.) A New Theory of the Earth, 8vo, frontis., 7 plates, calf (worn), L., 1696; KEILL (J.) An Introduction to the True Astronomy …, 8vo, 29 folding plates, calf (cover off), 2nd Edn., L., 1730; and a defective copy of Moxon's A Tutor to Astronomy and Geography, 3rd Edn., 1674 (5)

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £550
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Lot 170

[HERBALS] SIBLY (E.) Culpeper's English Physician, 4to, engr. frontis., 29 botanical plates (h-col'd), part 2 with 13 plates printed in bistre, contemp. calf (rebacked), L., 1789; CULPEPER (N.) The English Physician Enlarged …, 12mo, calf (cover nearly off), L., 1765 (2)

Estimate: £70-120

Sold: £250
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Lot 171

[COOKERY] RAFFALO (E.) The Experienced English Housekeeper, 8vo, portrait frontis. (pasted to front boards), 2 folding plates, calf (worn), Leeds, n.d.; and a defective coy of "The Queens Closet Opened … Fourth Edition", London, 1658 (2, with all faults)

Estimate: £50-100

Sold: £300
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Lot 172

RIVARD (M.) Traité de la Sphere … Traité du Calendrier, 8vo, 3 folding plates, 1 folding table, calf gilt, 3rd Edn., Paris, 1757; CHAPELLE (M. de la) Traité de Sections Coniques, 8vo, 10 folding plates, calf, Paris, 1765; BOERHAAVE (H.) Elementa Chemiae, 2 vols, 4to, 17 plates, half calf, Paris, 1753 (4)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £150
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Lot 173

[COOKERY] Le Menage des Champs et de la Ville ou Nouveau Cuisinier Francois …, 12mo, 6ff., pp.582, 9 ff., contemp. calf (e.p.s away), Paris, Chez Christophe David, 1738

Estimate: £60-120

Sold: £50
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Lot 174

AGUILON (F.) Opticorum …, folio, loss of lower half of title, text illus., limp vellum, [Antwerp, 1612]; and another work (2 a/f)

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £1300
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Lot 175

AURELIUS SEVERUS (M.) De Abscessuum Recondita Natura, 4to, add. engr. t.p., portrait and 15 plates, calf (text block broken), Lugd. Bat, Kerckham, 1724; and 2 other vols. (3, w.a.f.)

Estimate: £80-140

Sold: £200
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Lot 176

HARRIS (James) Philosophical Arrangements, 8vo, engr. frontispiece, calf gilt, London, Nourse, 1775, inscribed "Ambrosis Serly; Donum Authoris 1775"

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £100
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Lot 177

JOHNSON (T.) Quaestiones Philosphicae, 8vo, calf Contabrigiae, 1741; OZELL (J.) Logic or the Art of Thinking, 12mo, engr. frontis., calf (cvr. detached), L., 1723; DUNCAN (W.) The Elements of Logic, 12mo, calf, 7th Edn, L., 1776 (3)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £110
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Lot 178

BOETIUS, of the Consolation of Philosophy, 8vo, calf, London 1695, (owner names of Mary Snowdon and Ann Devonshire)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £100
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Lot 179

[HALE (M.)] Pleas of the Crown Or a Brief, but Full Account of Whatsoever can be found Relating to that Subject, 8vo, license leaf present, advert leaf at end, contemp. calf with gilt floral cornerpieces, London, 1678

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £300
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Lot 180

DYER (I. or J.) Un Abridgement de touts les Cases, 8vo, black letter text, later half calf (burn hole through lower corner of ff. 29-32 with loss of some letters), London, 1609; PUFFENDORF (S.) & TOOKE (A.) The Whole Duty of Man according to the Law of Nature, 8vo, calf, 5th Edition, L., 1735; WILLIAMS (T.) Everyman his own Lawyer, London, 1818 (3)

Estimate: £90-140

Sold: £180
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Lot 181

LAMBARD (W.) The Duties of Constables, Borsholders, Tythingmen, and such …, 8vo, pp. 94 + 1f. blank, part black letter text, London, 1612; bound with: [ANON] The Order of Keeping a Court Leet …, 8vo, pp. 31 (1), L., 1612; later half calf, preceded with another, defective work (1 volume)

Estimate: £80-140

Sold: £320
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Lot 182

[JENKS (S.)] An Essay upon the Art of Love, 12mo, contemp. calf, [London], 1702

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £380
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Lot 183

BACON (Francis) The Advancement and Proficiencie of Learning, folio, portrait frontis., contemp. calf (rebacked), L., 1674

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £450
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Lot 184

HUETIUS (P. D.) Censura Philosophiae Cartesianae, 12mo, calf (worn), Paris, Anisson, 1694; BONA (J.) Manuductio ad Coelum, Rotterdam, 1675; POLYDORI VERGILII De Inventoribus revum prior edition …, 4to, Paris, 1528; and 1 other (4)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £750
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Lot 185

GRAY (Thomas) Poems, 8vo, half-title present, contemporary red morocco gilt, London, Dodsley, 1768 (1)

Estimate: £150-250

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Lot 186

PAINE (Thomas) Common Sense, 8vo, portrait frontis, pp. 36, L., 1792, comtemp. calf, bound with "Rights of Man", parts 1 and 2, and two other pamphlets by Paine, all dated 1792 (1)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £380
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Lot 187

JOHNSON (J.) Typographia, or the Printers' Instructor …, 2 vols, 16mo, additional portrait titles and frontispieces, vellum backed boards, London, 1824 (2)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £160
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Lot 188

[FRESCHOT (L.)] The Compleat History of the Treaty of Utrecht …, 2 vols, 8vo, Large Paper copies, panelled calf (rebacked), London, 1715; SCHWIERS (L.) A Grammar of the Dutch Language, 8vo, calf, London, 1799 (3)

Estimate: £70-120

Sold: £60
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Lot 189

[CHARLES I] Eikon Basilike. The Pourtraicture of His Sacred Majesty, 8vo, red/black printed title, folding engr. frontis., 1 plate, separate title for the "Apophithegmata", contemp. black calf (rebacked), l., 1649; [CHARLES I] A Large Declaration concerning the Late Tumults …, folio, engraved portrait frontis., license leaf at end, contemp. calf with Garter Arms (worn, covers off), L., 1639 (2)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £420
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Lot 190

[IRELAND] The Report from the Secret Committee of the House of Commons …, 8vo, with folding facsimile letter and table and additional supplements, mottled calf gilt (covers off), Dublin, 1798

Estimate: £50-100

Sold: £100
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Lot 191

BALZAC (J.-L. de) The Letters of Movnsieur De Balzac, Translated into English … By W.T. Esq., 4to, contemp. blindstamped calf (worn, some waterstaining), London, 1638; Lettres de Monsieur de Balzac, 8vo, calf (worn), 3rd Edn. , Paris, 1625 (2)

Estimate: £150-250

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Lot 192

PRIESTLEY (Joseph) A Course of Lectures on Oratory and Criticism, 4to, half calf, L., 1777; SHERIDAN (T.) A Course of Lectures on Elocution, 4to, half calf, L., 1762; WALKER (J.) A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, 4to, calf (v. worn), L., 1791 (3)

Estimate: £150-250

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Lot 193

GENLIS (Countess de) Theatre of Education, 4 vol., 8vo, tree calf gilt, L., 1781; HICKES (G.) Instructions for the Education of a Daughter …, 12mo, (title-page from another copy?), L., 1708 (5)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £180
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Lot 194

[DODSLEY (J.)] A Select Collection of Old Plays, 12 vols, bound as 6, 8vo, half calf, 2nd Edn., L., 1780; a 1750 edition of Adison's "Cato", defective but with MS. additions, ie. a "Prompt Book" (see p.19 ibid); ANGELONI, Select Letters, Dublin, 1763; and a quantity of other vols (1 box)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £480
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Lot 195

LENNOX (Charlotte) translator: Memoirs of Maximilian of Bethune, Duke of Sully, 3 vols, 4to, calf (worn), L., 1756; BRYANT (J.) A New System, or an Analysis of Ancient Mythology, 3 vols, 4to, plates, original boards, vols 1 & 2 = 2nd Edn., L., 1775; vol 3 = 1776; together with a quantity of CLASSICS, translations, etc (qty)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £140
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Lot 196

STOW (John) Annales, or, A Generall Chronicle of England, folio, wood-engr. title frame, old calf (covers off, marginal repairs), L., 1631; GUTHRIE (W.) General History of England, 3 vols bound in 6, folio, calf, L., 1744-51; and a large quantity of histories, biographies and related, folio et infra (5 boxes)

Estimate: £300-400

Sold: £1400
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Lot 197

CHAMBERS (E.) & REES (A.) Cyclopaedia: or an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, 4 vols, folio, engr. frontis., reversed calf (very worn), L., 1779-83; MORERI (L.) Le Grand Dictionaire Historique, 2 vols bound as 4, calf, Lyon, 1781; [TREVOUX], Dictionnaire Universal … vulgairement appelé Dictionaire de Trévoux …, 8 vols, folio, fine mottled calf gilt, Paris, 1771 (16)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £320
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Lot 198

MARIANA (J. de) & MINIANA (J.M.) & ROMERO (V.) Historia General de Espana [& "Continuacion"] bound as 10 vols, 8vo, contemp. patterned/sparkled calf, Madrid, 1794/5 (10)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £250
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Lot 199

DAVILA (H.C.) The Historie of the Civil Warres of France, folio, title and A3 only (lacking A1 blank?, and A4), calf (worn), L., 1647; PUFENDORF (Baron) Of the Law of Nature and Nations, folio, calf (worn), Oxford, 1710; and 4 others (6)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £350
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Lot 200

[CLASSICS, etc.] PLUTARCH, Vitae Parallelae … Graece et Latine, 5 vols, 4to, red morocco gilt (rubbed), L., Tonson, 1729; TERENCE, Comoediae, 4to, calf (cover off), Baskerville, 1772; and 5 other vols (11)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £220
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