Antique Sale
on Wednesday 13th December 2017
Lots: 250-299 of 402
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Lot 250
Cassell's British Atlas - a bound copy of maps relating to Britain and Ireland to include the copy of the Thames, eleven maps of London, the six maps of the suburbs, the eight environs and a double page map of the Landmarks of London
Estimate:  £500 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £650
Lot 251
GRANT, James - Old and New Edinburgh, its History, its People and its Places - three vols, Cassell, Petter and Galpin, half calf with numerous illustrations throughout, ex-library, with blind stamps to all illustrations
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 252
KINGSLEY, Charles - The Water Babies - 1863, with illustrated frontispiece by Noel Paton, cloth bound with front board loose
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 253
SENNETT, A. R - Garden Cities in Theory and Practice, being an amplification of a paper on the potentialities of applied science in a garden city - two vols, 1905, with numerous illustrations, ex library, tog. w. BEETON - The Book of Garden Management, a compendium of the theory and practice of horticulture and a complete guide to gardening in all its branches (3)
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 254
HAENEL, Eric & TSCHMARMANN, Heinrich - Das Einzel-Wohnhaus der Neuzeit - 1907, another by the same authors - Die Wohnung der Neuzeit - 1908, both with numerous illustrations and both German text tog. w. LACROIX, Louis - Les Derniers Grands Voiliers, Hiatorie des Long-Courriers Nantais de 1893 a 1931 - Paris, 1937, numerous illustrations, French text (3)
Estimate:  £15 - 20 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £18
Lot 255
CARPENTER, William B - The Microscope and its Revelations - 1875, fifth edition, with twenty-five plates [as called for]
Estimate:  £15 - 20 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £12
Lot 256
EDWARDS, Lionel - Horses and Ponies tog. w. two other books by the illustrator - Horse Sense and Sensibility - 1927, second edition; Hunting Songs - 1925 [all three with their plates as called for] and a quantity of other books relating to horses
Estimate:  £15 - 20 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 257
WRIGHT, Thomas - Caricature History of St. Georges - large paper copy, with thirteen engravings [as called for] tog. w HAMERTON, Philip George - Paris, in Old and Present Times - 1885, limited edition of 100 copies on large paper, with twelve full page illustrations [as called for]; The Drawing Room Portrait Gallery of Eminent Personages, January to June 1861 - with engravings on steel by D. J. Pound; KNIGHT, Charles - Old England: A Pictorial Museum of Regal, Ecclesiastical, Municipal, Baronial and Popular Antiquities - two vols, with numerous coloured illustrations and STODDARD, John - Portfolio of Photographs of Famous Scenes, Cities and Paintings (6)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £22
Lot 258
REFERENCE - a mixed selection of books relating to art, furniture, carpets etc to include some oriental interest
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £10
Lot 259
The Traveller's Guide, or English Itinerary - two vols, 1805, with illustrations and a fold-out maps
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 260
DUSHGATE, Richard H - Organisation de l'Armee Secrete (O.A.S) - 1999, author's proof copy, with handwritten notes on the front free end paper and title page, with further corrections and alterations throughout, signed and initialled by the author.
This book was never published due to the death of the author. The O.A.S was a French nationalist, militant underground organisation active during the Algerian War, 1954-1962, and used armed force in an attempt to prevent Algerian independence. The author had first-hand insider knowledge of the works of the organisation, as he was infiltrated into the O.A.S by the intelligence service of one of the contending factions (although this faction was not his real employer)
Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 261
A late Victorian gentleman's leather travelling dressing case by Parkins & Gotto, Oxford St., having original paper luggage label to the front, green watered silk fitted interior and with makers mark stamped to the front edge, 34cms x 43cms x 17cms deep
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £38
Lot 262
DARWIN, Charles - A Naturalists Voyage Round the World - 1901, new edition, with illustrations, and another for 1912 (2)
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 263
A decorative silver nurses belt buckle of openwork form, cast as a tree, 7cms x 8.5cms, un marked but tests as silver, 2ozt
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £32
Lot 264
HEATON-COOPER, W - The Hills of Lakeland - 1928, dust-wrapper tog. w. COLES, William - Watermills and Windmills, a Historical Survey of their Rise, Decline and Fall as portrayed by those of Kent - October 1933, dust-wrapper (2)
Estimate:  £15 - 20 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £22
Lot 265
A surveyors staff by Stanley, London, the sectional staff in wood with brass banding and painted scales
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 266
MACKENZIE, Donald - Teutonic Myth & Legend tog w. SQUIRE, Charles - Celtic Muth and Legend: Poetry and Romance and two books by HOPE-MONCRIEFF, A. R - Romance and Legend of Chivarly and Class Myth and Legend - all bound in decorative green cloth with gilt tooling (4)
Estimate:  £15 - 20 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 267
FOLIO SOCIETY - a collection of five illustrated books, all with slip-cases, to include; Perrault's Fairy Tales, with illustrations by Edmund Dulac; The Fables of Aesop, with illustrations by Detmold; Grimm's Fairy Tales, with illustrations by Arthur Rackham; Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales, with illustrations by W. Heath Robinson and The Arabian Nights, with illustrations by Detmold (5)
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £38
Lot 268
FOLIO SOCIETY - a collection of various books, the majority with slip-cases, and on various subjects to include literature, history etc
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £95
Lot 269
LOT WITHDRAWN
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 270
PIENKOWSKI, Jan - a collection of six books, all first editions from 1977 to include; Puss in Boots; Cinderella; Hansel and Gretel; Snow White; The Sleeping Beauty and Jack and the Beanstalk (6)
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £38
Lot 271
A decorative cockerel ornament, constructed from coloured grasses and with brown painted feet, 31cms high
Estimate:  £8 - 16 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £8
Lot 272
ILLUSTRATED - a collection of four illustrated books to include: Lorna Done: a Romance of Exmoor - 1883, with numerous illustrations, ex-library tog. w. Milton's Paradise Lost - undated, together with another dated, 1892; and The Vision of Purgatory and Paradiso - two vols, and a single volume dated 1893, all four with illustrations by Gustave Dore (6)
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 273
CHILDREN'S AND ILLUSTRATED - a collection of eighteen books to include, Hans Andersen, His Classic Fairy Tales - with illustrations by Michael Foreman and seventeen other books (18)
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 274
SOMERSET - a collection of nine books of interest to the county to include; CHADWICK-HEALEY - The History of Part of West Somerset tog. w. HUMPHEYS - Somersetshire Parishes and seven other books (9)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £90
Lot 275
CORNWALL - a collection of books of interest to the county
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 276
READ, Miss - a collection of thirty-two novels, all with dust-wrappers, and the majority first editions
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 277
GALSWORTHY, John - a collection of novels by the author, to include; Over the River - 1933; Forsytes, Pendyces and Others - 1935; Flowering Wilderness - 1932; Maid in Waiting - 1931, all first editions, together with other books
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 278
LOT WITHDRAWN
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 279
Great Soviet Encylopedia -twenty-six vols to include indexes, ex-library
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 280
MILNE, A. A - Winnie the Pooh - 1926, second edition tog. w. WHEATLEY, Dennis - The Rape of Venice - 1959, first edition, dust-wrapper and WODEHOUSE, P. G - Ful Moon - first edition, clipped dust-wrapper, ex-library
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £32
Lot 281
MARE, Walter de la - a collection of books by the author together with others of literature interest by various authors
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 282
MEW, Charlotte - a colllection of the author's works tog. w. other books of literature interest, various authors to include A. E. Houseman
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 283
KIPLING, Rudyard - a collection of the authors works tog. w. other books of literature interest by other authors
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 284
Collection of books relating to Arthurian Literature to include; BRYANT, Nigel - The High Book of Holy Grail; SHERMAN-LOOMIS, Roger - Celtic Myth and Arthurian Romance; GODWIN, Malcolm - The Holy Grail tog. w. a quantity of other books
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 285
LOT WITHDRAWN
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 286
CHILDREN'S BOOKS - four books to include; LANG, Andrew - The Blue Fairy Book - folio society, slip-case, with numerous coloured illustrations tog. w. CARROLL, Lewis Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - 1965, with forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel; The Arabian Nights and The Water Babies - both with illustrations by Harry Theaker (4)
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 287
A small oval silver locket the front with engraved foliate decoration
Estimate:  £10 - 15 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 288
CHILDREN'S BOOKS - a mixed collection of books to include, four Enid Blyton first editions, all without dust-wrappers, to include Five on a Finniston Farm, and a duplicate copy; The Mountain of Adventure and The River of Adventure; Five Go Down to the Sea - 1964, seventh impression, with dust-wrapper, and other children's and illustrated books to include; Alison Uttley, Flower Fairies, Juliana Horatia-Ewing etc
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 289
A Victorian rosewood and inlaid mother of pearl rectangular box, having hinged lid and lock, 6cms high 25.5cms wide 8.75cms deep
Estimate:  £12 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 290
CARROLL, Lewis - Alice's Adventures through the Looking Glass - 1927, reprint, with eight coloured illustrations [as called for] by John Tenniel tog. w. another later copy and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - both dated 1950 and both with illustrations by the same illustrator (3)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £32
Lot 291
A matched set of six brass bell weights 7lbs to 4oz two marked for Avery Ltd (6)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £28
Lot 292
JOURNALS - a collection of eight bound copies of, The House of Commons Journals for the years; December, 1757 to March, 1761; November, 1766 to March, 1768; January, 1792 to November, 1792; August, 1802 to November, 1803; January, 1805 to January, 1806; December, 1806 to December, 1807; January 1808 to January, 1809 and November, 1814 to June, 1815 (8)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 293
WELLS, H. G - The Adventures of Tommy - 1929, first edition
Estimate:  £40 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 294
KITCHINER, William - The Economy of the Eyes: Precepts for the Improvement and Preservation of the Sight - 1824, with folding out frontispiece
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £22
Lot 295
The New State of England, under our Sovereign Queen Anne, in three parts - 1703, full calf
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 296
After J PHILLIP a reproduction bronze dancer in the Art Deco style mounted on marble base, having French foundry mark, 56cms high
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 297
CAESAR - C Iulii Caesaris quae extant Ex emendatione Ios. Scaligeri - 1685, with three folding maps, 456 pages plus index
Estimate:  £90 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 298
GELDROP, Henricvs Van - Hat Hemelsch Wagentje - 1683, Iacobus Woons
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £22
Lot 299
GOLDSMITH, Rev. J - An Easy Grammar of Geography, intended as a Companion and Introduction to the "Geography on a Popular Plan for Schools and Young Persons" - 1808, a new edition, with six folding maps, and two illustrations
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
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