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Lot 1

Harding (J.D.)
Elementary Art; or, the Use of The Lead Pencil, Advocated and Explained, 1834, folio, 27 plates (some foxing), original cloth

Estimate: £80-120

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Green (William)
A Description of A Series of Sixty Small Prints, etched by William Green of Ambleside, from drawings made by himself, 1814, sixty plates, half roan (boards loose, lacking back-strip)

Estimate: £100-200

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Svetlov (Valerien)
Thamar Karsavina, 1922, Beaumont, numbered limited edition of 230 copies printed on antique paper out of total printing of 350, colour and photographic plates as called for, original cloth-backed boards

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £80
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Lot 4

Vermeire ('Robert')
Cocktails How To Mix Them, 1922, Herbert Jenkins, first edition, orange cloth boards, (stained and faded, some pen annotations)

Estimate: £120-180

Sold: £100
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Lot 5

Ackermann (Rudolph)
Ninety-eight handcoloured plates from Ackermann's Repository of the Arts etc. first quarter 19th century, mostly furniture, gardens and interiors, bound as one, modern cloth boards

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £230
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Lot 6

Hood (Thomas) & Seccombe R.A. (Thomas S.) illust.
Miss Kilmansegg and Her Precious Leg- A Golden Legend, 1870, E. Moxon, Son & Co. with 60 illustrations, dark green half Morocco
Keene (Charles) illust.
, Eighty illustrations, c1890, published by Punch, bound as one, modern cloth boards
with another
(3)

Estimate: £120-180

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Lot 7

Miscellaneous Trade Catalogues
John Edward Sears (edit.)
The Contractors' Compendium & Complete Catalogue, Seventh Annual Issue, 1893, embossed cloth boards
Baxendale & Co. (Manchester & Edinburgh)
Illustrated Catalogue Plumber's Brass Work, Gun Metal Steam Fittings, Baths, Lavatories, Closets, Fire Clay Sinks and General Sanitary Goods etc. c.1905, embossed red cloth boards
Catalogue Modele de L'Architecte,
1921-1924, Deuxieme Edition, two volumes, green cloth boards (4)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £200
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Lot 8

Tiles, Parquetry & Flooring Trade Catalogues
Binz freres,
Parqueterie Tour de Treme (Suisse), colour lithographic illustrations, green cloth boards, in sleeve
Gabarro, Tarrida y C.
Fabrica de Mosaicos Hidraulicos, colour lithographic illustrations, paperback
Bardes Y Compania (Antes)
Fabrica de Parquets Mosaico, colour lithographic illustrations, textured printed cover
Craven Dunnill & Co. Ltd. The Jackfield Works,
Finest Tiles of Every Description, c.1908, colour lithographic illustrations, printed cover, cloth spine (4)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £160
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Lot 9

Bedsteads, Mirrors & Window Trade Catalogues
Berl (A.)
L'Ameublement Metallique, 1910, colour lithographic illustrations, cloth cover, together with price list
Bedsteads, Wire Mattresses, Bedding Etc.
Export Catalogue No. 49, colour lithographic illustrations, blue cloth boards
Levy & Jaudel,
Manufacture de Miroiterie, black & white illustrations, printed cover
Samuel Gratrix Ltd.
Leaded Lights & Windows of Distinction, 1932, colour lithographic illustrations, printed cover, cloth spine (4)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £120
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Lot 10

Architecture & Interiors
Doulton & Co. (Lambeth),
Price List, November, 1885, monotone illustrations, plain cloth cover
Pugin (Augustus)
Ornamental Gables, 1854, Henry G. Bohn, 2nd Edition Improved, gilt tooled red cloth boards
Palliser, Palliser & Co. (New York)
Palliser's New Cottage Homes & Details, 1887, black & white illustrations, printed boards
Rattee & Kett Ltd.
An Illustrated Presentation of our Craft, black & white photographs, green cloth boards
together with an Anaglypta catalogue,
1928, green cloth boards (5)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £160
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Lot 11

Furniture Trade Catalogues
Hampton & Son's (London)
Illustrated Designs of Cabinet Furniture, c.1870, black & white illustrations, gilt toooled red cloth boards
Moorman & Sons (Newport, Isle of Wight)
Illustrated Catalogue of Furniture, June 1904, colour lithographic and monotone illustrations, gilt tooled green cloth boards
Port of London Cabinet Works,
Distinctive Furniture, c.1925, black & white illustrations, printed cover
together with two other furniture related publications
(5)

Estimate: £200-400

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Lot 12

Ironwork Trade Catalogues
Boulton & Paul (Norwich)
Appliances for the Garden & Pleasure Grounds, Abridged Edition No. 65, black & white illustrations, gilt tooled brown cloth cover, ex-libris Robert Washington Oates
Walter Macfarlane & Co.
Macfarlane's Castings, II volumes, black & white illustrations, gilt tooled green cloth boards
Gardiner, Sons & Co. Ltd. (Bristol)
Catalogue No. 87, black & white illustrations, gilt tooled green cloth boards
Andrew Handyside & Co. Ltd. (Walbrook, London)
Ornamental Ironwork, black & white illustrations, blue cloth boards (5)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £180
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Lot 13

Guillot (Ernest)
Elements d'Ornementation, IV volumes, published by L. Turgis & Fils, Paris, lithographic plates throughout, printed covers (4)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £90
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Lot 14

Heating, Cooking and Fireplace related Trade Catalogues
Steven Bros. & Co. (London)
Illustrated Catalogue of Stoves & Chimneypieces, colour & black & white illustrations, blue cloth boards
The Beeston Foundry (Beeston, Notts)
Illustrated Price List- Hot Water Apparatus, Boliers, Valves & Radiotors, January, 1894, black & white illustrations, blue cloth boards
B. Perkins & Son (London),
Illustrated Price List and Catalogue of Tin, Iron-Plate and Japanned Wares, 1897, black & white illustrations, red cloth boards
Hijos de Jose Preckler,
Fumisteria, Caldereria y sus similares, 1905, black & white illustrations, printed cover
The Teale Fire-Place Company (Leeds),
Designs of Fire-places, July 1893, black & white illustrations, printed cover, cloth spine (5)

Estimate: £150-250

Sold: £140
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Lot 15

Metalwork Trade Catalogues
N. Burt & Co. Ltd. (London & Paris)
Catalogue of High-class Or-moulu Door Furniture, black & white illustrations, gilt tooled textured boards
Kirkpatrick Ltd. (Walsall)
Illustrated Catalogue & Price List, 1903, black & white iullustrations, gilt tooled green cloth boards, with supplement
Gardiner, Sons & Co. Ltd (Bristol)
Catalogue No. 208, August 1947, black & white illustrations, gilt tooled red cloth boards
G & S Allgood (London)
Architectural Ironwork & Cloakroom Equipment, black & white illustrations, red cloth boards
A. Oakden & Sons, Ltd. (London)
Illustrated Price List & General Guide, c.1910, monotone illustrations, orange cloth boards
with seven other related publications (12)

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £180
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Lot 16

Miscellaneous Trade Catalogues & Reference Works
Thomas O'Brien & Co. (London)
Catalogue No. 41, 1900, of 'bible' form, black & white illustrations, black cloth boards
The Sun Electrical Co. Ltd (Leeds & Newcastle)
A Catalogue of Artistic Electric Light Fittings, 1927, monotone illustrations, blue cloth boards
John Bolding & Sons (London)
Illustrated Catalogue of Plumbers, Engineers & Gasfitters Brass Work etc. c.1890, black & white illustrations, red cloth boards
Reid (David Boswell)
Illustrations of the Theory & Practice of Ventilation, 1844, Longman. Brown, Green & Longmans, red cloth boards
together with five other related publications (9)

Estimate: £300-500

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Lot 17

Lace & Carpets
Samuel Peach & Sons (Nottingham)
Lace Curtains, Linen Hosiery etc. Direct from the Looms, 1907, black & white illustrations, later grey cloth boards
James Templeton & Co. Ltd. (Glasgow)
Carpets of Distinction, folio, colour illustrated plates, blue cloth boards (2)

Estimate: £50-100

Sold: £40
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Lot 18

Jones (Owen)
The Grammar of Ornament, 1928, Quaritch, folio, chromolitho title and 111 chromolitho plates, original cloth gilt (restoration to head and tail of spine)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £130
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Lot 19

Trench (F.W.)
Royal Palaces; and Hints for other Improvements in the Metropolis, with twenty four plates, Also, The Scraps on Lighting and Ventilating the House of Commons put together in April 1852, nd.. includes a number of other works such as Letter from Sir Frederick Trench to the Viscount Duncannon, First Commissioner of Woods and Forests..., 1841, twenty-four plates, some folding, one coloured, two with overlays, original cloth (re-backed, retaining original backstrip)

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £320
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Starforth (John)
Designs for Villa Residences, with Descriptions, 1866, quarto, forty plates, original cloth gilt (restoration to spine)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £120
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Lot 21

Trefousse & Co.
Dressing, Dyeing & Manufacture of Gloves..., nd., English and French texts mounted India paper plates, oblong 4to., morocco-backed cloth (joints starting);
Mayer (F.A.)
, F.A. Mayer's Universum der Bekleidungs - Wissenschaft fur Herrenschneider, 1878, Dresden, folio, thirty-two (of thirty-three) double page plates, cloth-backed boards (2)

Estimate: £100-200

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Lot 22

Tanner (Heather & Robin)
A Country Book of Days, 1986, Old Stile Press, unnumbered limited edition of 200, inscribed 'this copy is for Heather Tanner', signed by both authors, quarter morocco, slipcase;
idem
, Wiltshire Village, 1939, Collins, presentation copy signed by the authors, six cards and photographs loosely inserted, each inscribed by the authors, original cloth;
Tanner (Robin)
, Double Harness, 1987, Impact, three page and two page ALsS from the author loosely inserted, dust wrapper (3)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £190
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Lot 23

Rowling (J.K.)
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, 1997, Bloomsbury, first edition, first issue, with correct number string, young wizard at spine head, Joanne Rowling copyright, additional wand, (fading to cover, spine slanted, some edge wear and tanning of pages)

Estimate: £8000-12000

Sold: £13000
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Khayyam (Omar), Brangwyn (Frank) illus.
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, 1919, Foulis, limited edition of 350 printed on hand-made paper, fifteen mounted colour plates after Frank Brangwyn, vellum binding (some foxing to boards), plain paper dust wrapper

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £150
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Lot 25

Potter (Beatrix)
The Pie and the Patty-Pan, 1905, Warne, first edition, first issue, lavender endpapers, brown paper boards (some wear and loss to backstrip)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £60
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Lot 26

Potter (Beatrix)
The Pie and the Patty-Pan, 1905, Warne, first edition, first issue, lavender endpapers, brown paper boards (slight wear to head and tail of spine, bookseller's stamp to verso of front endpaper)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £120
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Lot 27

Potter (Beatrix)
Ginger & Pickles, 1909, Warne, first edition, first issue, buff boards with pictorial onlay (inscription to half title)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £120
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Lot 28

Potter (Beatrix)
The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies, 1909, Warne, first edition, notice board present, dark green boards with pictorial onlay (hinge weak, gutter gaping in places, frontis loose)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £80
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Lot 29

Potter (Beatrix)
The Tale of Pigling Bland, 1913, Warne, first edition, maroon boards with pictorial onlay (frontis loose)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £120
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Lot 30

Potter (Beatrix)
The Tale of Tom Kitten, 1907, Warne, first edition, light-brown boards with pictorial onlay (text block detached, pages loose, rear endpaper torn);
with two others (3)

Estimate: £50-80

Sold: £70
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Lot 31

McCrae (Hugh) and Lindsay (Norman)
Satyrs and Sunlight, Being the Collected Poetry of Hugh McCrae, Illustrated and Decorated by Norman Lindsay, 1928, Fanfrolico Press, quarto, morocco (faded and worn);
Lindsay (Norman)
, Hyperborea ..., 1928, Fanfrolico Press, quarto, numbered limited edition of 725, original cloth;
Blake (William)
, Pencil Drawings by William Blake, 1927, Nonesuch Press, quarto, numbered limited edition of 1550, half cloth;
Bourdeille (Pierre de)
, The Lives of Gallant Ladies, 1924, private printing at the Golden Cockerel Press, limitation slip signed by Robert Gibbings, two volumes, quarto, cloth-backed boards;
with ten others (15)

Estimate: £400-600

Sold: £400
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Lot 32

Shakespeare (William)
A Midsummer-Night's Dream, 1908, Heinemann, forty mounted colour plates after Arthur Rackham, original cloth gilt

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £110
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Lot 33

Johnson (Samuel)
A Dictionary of the English Language ..., 1785, Rivington et al, two volumes, quarto, calf (re-backed with morocco)
idem
, The Standard Miniature English Dictionary, nd., William Cole, bound in sixes, roan gilt (3)

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £400
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Guicciardini (Francesco)
L'Historie del Guicciardino, Nuouamente Ridotte in Compendio .., 1572, Rome, half vellum

Estimate: £100-200

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Lot 35

Plays
[Fielding (Henry)]
, The Author's Farce; and the Pleasures of the Town .., 1730, [bound with] Foote (Mr.), Taste. A Comedy .., 1752, frontis, [bound with] Foote (Samuel), The Mayor of Garret. A Comedy .., 1764, [bound with] Gay (Mr.), The Beggar's Opera, 1754, frontis, [bound with] High Life Below Stairs (lacking title), recent half calf

Estimate: £60-100

Sold: £160
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Lot 36

Selden (John)
Titles of Honor, 1631, Richard Whitakers, second edition, early calf (outer pages soiled, binding well worn, slips of early ms. on vellum at joints);
Bacon (Francis)
, Resuscitatio, or, bringing into Publick Light Several Pieces of the Works .., 1671, third edition, two parts bound as one, erratic pagination, two portrait plates, crude restoration to A1 and A2, functional cloth binding;
with another copy, containing Part I only and with one plate (of two), worn calf (boards detached);
[Prechac]
, La Querelle des Dieux sur la Grossesse de Madame La Dauphine, 1682, Paris, recent half calf (ex library) (4)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £220
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Wodehouse (P.G.)
The Man Upstairs, 1914, Methuen, first edition, catalogue to rear dated 25/10/13, original red/brown cloth gilt, (presentation stamp to title, foxing throughout, front free endpaper torn, cloth faded and worn)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £300
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Lot 38

[Pope (Alexander)]
The Dunciad in Three Books, Written in the Year 1727, with Notes Variorum, and the Prolegomena of Scriblerus, folio, blanks only before B1, (see Griffith 373 re issue without title), 186 pages, final index leaf is 3F2, recent quarter morocco;
Manuscript
, Selections from the Letters &c. of a Young Lady with some compositions in consequence of her Death, nd., contains prose and sonnets, late 18th and early 19th century dates in places, manuscript on paper, bound in later full calf;
with an interesting collection of literary and historical works, predominantly leather bound

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £280
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Lot 39

Shaw (Bernard)
The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism and Capitalism, 1928, Constable, first edition, signed presentation copy from the author to Ada Galsworthy, some foxing, top edge gilt, original cloth

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £130
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Austen (Jane)
[Novels], 1896-9, Macmillan, five volumes, illustrated by Hugh Thomson, original decorative cloth gilt

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £750
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Lot 41

Pepys (Samuel)
The Diary of Samuel Pepys, 1920, Bell, ten volumes, original cloth;
Cleishbotham (Jedediah)
, Tales of my Landlord, 1816, four volumes, half calf;
[Scott (Walter)]
, Rob Roy, 1818, three volumes, half calf;
with three others (20)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £160
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Lot 42

Scottish Trial
The Trial of James Stewart in Aucharn in Duror of Appin, for the Murder of Colin Campbell of Glenure ..., 1753 [bound with] A Supplement to The Trial of James Stewart .., 1753, folding map (map backed to repair closed tear, first title corner cropped without loss of text), recent binding with fragments of original binding loosely inserted

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £190
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Golding (William)
Lord of the Flies, 1954, Faber & Faber Ltd. first edition, dust wrapper (various tears and discolouration)

Estimate: £1000-1500

Sold: £1900
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Lot 44

Crisp (Quentin)
The Naked Civil Servant, 1968, Jonathan Cape, first edition, dust wrapper
Orton (Joe)
, Entertaining Mr. Sloane, 1964, Hamish Hamilton, first edition, dust wrapper (2)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £120
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Lot 45

Levin (Ira)
Rosemary's Baby, 1967, Random House, first edition fifth printing, dust wrapper
Selby (Hubert)
, Last Exit to Brooklyn, 1964, Grove Press, first edition, dust wrapper (2)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £90
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Lot 46

Evelyn Waugh
Brideshead Revisited- The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder, 1945, Chapman & Hall, first edition, blue cloth boards, no dust wrapper (WH Smith library labels)
idem,
Scott-King's Modern Europe, 1947, Chapman & Hall, first edition, dust wrapper
idem,
Black Mischief, 1932, Chapman & Hall, first edition, no dust wrapper, red cloth boards (3)

Estimate: £150-200

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Clarke (Arthur C.)
Rendezvous with Rama, 1973, Victor Gollancz, first edition, dust wrapper
Tsiolkovsky (Konstantin)
, Beyond the Planet Earth, 1960, Pergamon Press, first English edition, dust wrapper (2)

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £90
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Lot 48

Assorted 20th Century Literature
Greene (Graham)
Nineteen Stories, 1947, Wm. Heinemann, first edition, black cloth boards
idem,
The Heart of the Matter, 1948, Wm. Heinemann, first edition, blue cloth boards
idem,
Loser Takes All, 1955, Wm. Heinemann, first edition, blue cloth boards
idem,
The Third Man & The Fallen Idol, 1950, Wm. Heinemann, black cloth boards
Huxley (Aldous)
Brave New World, 1936, Chatto & Windus, New Edition, blue cloth boards
idem,
Eyeless in Gaza, 1936, Chatto & Windus, first edition, red cloth boards
Maugham (W. Somerset)
The Razor's Edge, n.d. blue cloth boards
idem,
Creatures of Circumstance, 1947, Wm. Heinemann, first edition, red cloth boards
idem,
Cakes & Ale, 1930, Wm. Heinemann, first edition, green cloth boards
Joyce (James)
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, 1916, The Egoist Press, green cloth boards
Steinbeck (John)
The Grapes of Wrath, 1939, Wm. Heinemann, first edition, red cloth boards
together with two others; many with WH Smith labels and stamps, no dust wrappers, overall condition poor (13)

Estimate: £300-500

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Fleming (Ian)
Goldfinger, 1959, Cape, first edition, black boards with skull and gold coins design, dust wrapper (priced 15s.)

Estimate: £200-200

Sold: £300
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Fleming (Ian)
For Your Eyes Only, 1960, Cape, first edition, black cloth with white eye, dust wrapper (priced 15s.)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £150
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