Book Sale on
Thursday 7th September 2017
On View:
Wednesday 6th - 9am - 5pm
and morning of sale from 9am
Lots: 400-449 of 858
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Lot 400
Catalogue of the Library of the Late William Upcott Esq... which will be sold by auction by Messers Evans, at their rooms, No 106, New Bond Street on Monday, June 15th, and four following days [1846], re-bound, with the realised prices for the manuscripts and autographs section of the sale pencilled in
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £190
Lot 401
Bibliotheca Stanleiana, a Splendid Section of Rare and Fine Books, from the Distinguished Family of Colonel Stanley... the books will be sold by auction, by R. H. Evans at his House, No. 26 Pall Mall, on Friday the 30th of April, and seven following days, (Sunday excepted) at 12 o'clock - with the achieved prices written in on the margins in pen, and hand-written name for Christie Miller on the inside front board
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 402
Bibliotheca Farmeriana, A Catalogue of the Curious, Valuable and Extensive Library, in Print and Manuscript of the late Rev'd Richard Farmer D. D... which will be fold by Auction, (By Order of the Executer), by Mr King, at His Great Room, King Street, Covenant Garden, on Monday, May 7th, 1798, and the thirty-five following days (Sundays excepted), to begin at twelve o'clock - rebound, with the realised prices written in on the margins
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 403
Catalogue of the Valuable Library of Charles Meigh, removed from Grove House, Shelton... which will by sold by auction, by Messrs. S. Leigh Sotheby and John Wilkinson, Auctioneers of Literary Property and Works Illustrative of the Fine Arts, at their House, 3, Wellington Street Strand, on Thursday, 19th of July, 1855, and six following days (Sunday excepted), at one o'clock precisely - with original front wrapper, but lacking rear, with the first twenty-six lots and the final nine lots having the realised prices written in on the margins
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 404
Catalogue of the Principal Portion of the Valuable Library of John Dunn Gardener, Esq, of Chatteris, Cambridgeshire, removed from his late residance, Bottisham Hall, near Newmarket, which will be sold by auction by Messrs. S Leigh Sotheby and John Wilikinson, Auctioneers of Literary Property and Works Illustrative of the Fine Arts, at their house, 3, Wellington Street, Strand, on Thursday, the 6th of July, 1854 and ten following day, at one o'clock precisely each day - bound in original wrappers
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 405
Bibliotheca Beauclerkiana - [1781], two parts bound as one, lacking rear board and with front board loose
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 406
A Catalogue of the Extensive and Valuable Library of the Rev. Henry Drury, M.A, Late Fellow of King's College Cambridge, and Rector of Fingest, Bucks, F.R.S. F.S.A... which will be sold by auction by Mr. Evans, at his house No. 93 Pall Mall, on Monday, February 19, and eleven following days; and on Monday, March 12, and ten following days (Sundays excepted), 1827 - with front board loose, and with realised prices written in on the margins
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 407
Catalogue of the Splendid, Curious, and Extensive Library of the Late John Dent, Esq. F.R.S and F.S.A... which will by sold by auction, by Mr. Evans, at his house, No. 93, Pall Mall, on Thursday, March 29, and eight following days, Sunday excepted, 1827 - lack covers, with the realised prices written in on the margins
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 408
HOOPER, W. E - The Stage of the Year, 1900, a Souvenir, being a Collection of Photogravure Plates Portraying the Leading Players and Playwrights of the Day and a History of the Stage during the Victorian Era - 1901, full calf with gilt tooling, a de-luxe limited edition printing no. 23 of 300 copies
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 409
Four 18th century bound copies of plays that took place at, The Theatre Royal in Drury Lane and other theatres, to include; The Law of Lombardy; A Tragedy - 1779; King Arthur; or, the British Worthy, A Masque - 1769; The Provok'd Husband: or, a Journey to London, a comedy - 1774 and others - all books full calf
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 410
Players of the Day, a series of Portraits in Colour of Theatrical Celebrities of the Present Time - George Newnes, with forty-eight tipped in coloured illustrations [as called for]
Estimate:  £25 - 35 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £12
Lot 411
Collection of nineteen un-framed Theatre Bills dating from 1820 to 1829, for the, Theatre, English Opera House Strand, to include; Presumption! or, the Fate of Frankenstein, on Friday, September 12th, 1823 and, The Vampire on Monday, June 1st, 1822
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 412
SOMERSET-MAUGHAM, W - Cakes and Ale or The Skeleton in the Cupboard - undated, limited edition printing no. 161/1000 copies, signed by both the author and the illustrator, Graham Sutherland, slipcase
Estimate:  £80 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £200
Lot 413
THE NONESUCH PRESS - a collection of twenty-four volumes of, The Nonesuch Dickens, 1937-1938, first edition, including the original illustration box with woodcut, each volume cloth bound in various colours with paper-labels to the spine,
Estimate:  £2000 - 4000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 414
PRIVATE PRESS - a collection of paraphernalia relating mainly to the Whittington Press to include; Publications 1978-1979; Plans for 1992, and other similar items tog. w. other items of interest to include; Fine Press Book Fair, Catalogue of Fine Press Exhibitors, Oxford, 13th October 1990; HOY, Peter - Silence at Midnight - Brewhouse Press, a limited edition of 200 copies; ROBERTS, Adrian - Angels - The Celtic Cross Press, with woodcuts by Pauline Jacobsen; COX, Gregory Stevens - The Earliest Books Printed in Guernsey - Brewhouse Press, a litmited edition printing of 300 copies and an item from The Doves Press
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £85
Lot 415
FOLIO SOCIETY - Collection of books to include HELLIER, Joseph - Catch 22 tog. w. JAMES, Lawerence - The Rise and Fall of the British Empire and others, all with slip-cases
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £38
Lot 416
The Kelmscott Chaucer - 2008, Folio Society, slipcase
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 417
Ovid Metamorphoses - 2008, Folio Society, a limited edition printing no. 229 of 2750 copies, cased
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £130
Lot 418
The Letterpress Shakespeare, Sonnets and Poems - 2002, Folio Society, limited edition printing no. 1480 of 1980 copies tog. w. BURROW, Colin (Ed.) - Shakespeare, Sonnets and Poems - Oxford University Press, both cased together
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £200
Lot 419
FOLIO SOCIETY - a collection of books relating to include, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich - four vols; The Origins of the Second World War, 1919-1939; The Middle Ages - five vols; The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - eight vols; Folio 60, A Bibliography 1947-2006, and a quantity of others relating to literature etc, the majority boxed
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £200
Lot 420
FOLIO SOCIETY - Hans Andersons Fairy Tales - with illustrations by W. Heath Robinson; Grimm's Fairy Tales - with illustrations by Arthur Rackham; MILNE, A. A - Winnie the Pooh and two others by the same author, The House at Pooh Corner and The Complete Poems of Christopher Robin - all lacking slip-cases (5)
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 421
FOLIO SOCIETY - A Thousand and One Nights - four vols, slip-cases tog. w. forty-six other folio society books, all with slip-cases and all relating to literature, various authors to include; Charlotte Bronte, Emily Bronte, R. L. Stevenson, E. Nessbit, Anthony Trollope etc (50)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £130
Lot 422
FOLIO SOCIETY - a collection of fifty four books on various subjects - art, history, literature etc to include; Pathfinders of the American West, the Journals of Lewis and Clark; KIPLING, Rudyard - Just so Stories; FIELDING, Henry - Tom Jones - and fifty-one others, the majority in slip cases (54)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 423
FOLIO SOCIETY - a collection of one hundred books on various subjects to include art, history, literature etc, the majority in slipcases
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £130
Lot 424
DICKENS, Charles - The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit - 1844, first edition, half calf, with errata page and thirty-eight illustrations [as called for]
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 425
DICKENS, Charles - The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby - 1839, first edition
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 426
DICKENS, Charles - Our Mutual Friend - 1865, two volumes bound as one, with illustrations by Marcus Stone, half calf, re-bound
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 427
DICKENS, Charles - The Personal History of David Copperfield - 1850, with illustrations by H. K. Browne, half calf
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £85
Lot 428
DICKENS, Charles - Bleak House - 1853, with illustrations by H. K. Browne, half calf, re-bound
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 429
DICKENS, Charles - The Posthumous Papers of The Pickwick Club - 1837, with illustrations by R. Seymour and Phiz, half calf, re-bound
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £80
Lot 430
REYNOLDS, George W - Pickwick Abroad; or, The Tour in France - 1833, with steel engravings by Alfred Crowquill and John Philips and woodcuts by Bonner, half calf
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 431
DICKENS, Charles - The Life and Adventures of Nicolas Nickleby tog. w. eight other volumes of the author's works to include: A Tale of Two Cities and Our Mutual Friend (bound as one); Barnaby Rudge; Dombey & Son; Bleak House, all with illustrations by F. Barnard; The Uncommercial Traveller with illustrations by E. G. Dalziel; David Copperfield with illustrations by J. Barnard; Great Expectations with illustrations by F. A. Fraser and Little Dorrit with illustrations by J. Mahoney - all uniformly bound (9)

Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £22
Lot 432
BUCHANAN, Robert - North Coast and other Poems - 1868, with numerous illustrations throughout by various illustrators, cloth bound with decorative gilt tooling to all boards, signed and with an inscription by the author to a W. H. Wylie and dated May 5th, 1869
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 433
THORNBURY, Walter - Two Centuries of Song; or Lyrics, Madrigals, Sonnets, and other Occasional Verses of the English Poets of the last Two Hundred Years (to include John Milton, Izaak Walton, John Dryden, Thomas Gray, John Byrom, Robert Burns, Lord Byrom, Samuel Coleridge, William Thackeray and many others) - 1867, cloth bound with gilt tooling to all boards and single brass clasp, with decorative border around each page, and numerous full page illustrations thoughout, with pasted in letter by the author to an unknown recipient and dated June 4, 1886
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £18
Lot 434
POLLARD, John - Africa for Adventure - 1961 tog. w. five other books by the same author, all first editions, dust-wrappers and bearing the author's signature together with an inscription to include: African Zoo Man - 1963; Wolves and Werewolves - 1964; Journey to the Styx - 1955; Helen of Troy - 1965 and The Long Safari - 1967 (6)
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 435
Letters written by The Late Right Honourable Philip Dorner Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield to his Son Philip Stanhope Esq, Late Envoy Extraordinary at the Court of Dresden - four vols, 1800, eleventh edition, full calf tog. w. THACKERAY, W. M - The Adventures of Philip on his way Through the World - 1866, and another by the same author - Vanity Fair - 1856, both half calf (6)
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 436
The Letters od Vita Sackville West and Virginia Woolf tog. w. a quantity of other books on literature to include two books by Rudyard Kipling
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 437
GREENE, Graham - The Quiet American - 1955, first edition, dust-wrapper, with original Book Society wraparound
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £150
Lot 438
TALFOURD, Thomas Noon - The Letters of Charles Lamb - two vols, 1837 and a quantity of books on various subjects to include literature, reference etc
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 439
The Broadway Library of XVIII Century French Literature - seventeen vols, George Routledge & Sons, uniformly bound in green cloth, numerous illustrations, English text
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 440
The Works of Henry Fielding, Esq, edited with a Biographical Essay by Leslie Stephen - ten vols, Smith, Elder & Co, 1882, cloth bound, with paper labels to the spine
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 441
CONRAD, Joseph - a collection of twenty-two novels - Gresham Publishing Company, uniformly bound in blue cloth with gilt tooling
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £80
Lot 442
ASHTON, John - The Dawn of the Nineteenth Century in England - two vols, with illustrations tog. w. a quantity of books on history
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 443
THE FRANKLIN LIBRARY - a collection of twenty-five volumes by various authors to include Ernest Hemmingway, Mark Twain, Nathanial Hawthorne etc
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 444
Six signed first editions to include; WATERS, Sarah - The Little Stranger; KAY, John - The Long and the Short of it; HILL, Susan - The Shadows in the Street; McEWAN - Ian - Solar; BYATT, A. S - The Children's Book and HARRIS, Joanne - Blue Eyed Boy (6)
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 445
SCOTT, Sir Walter - Kenilworth - 1897, full calf tog. w. a collection of 19th century and later leather bindings on various subjects to include literature, religion etc
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 446
MITFORD, Mary Russel - Our Village - 1893, large paper copy, limited edition of four hundred and seventy copies, with illustrations by Hugh Thomson tog. w. GULLIVER, Lemur - Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World - 1894, large paper copy limited edition of one hundred and ten copies, with illustrations by Charles Brock (2)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 447
RIGG, J. M - The Decameron Boccaccio - two vols, 1903, with illustrations by Louis Chalon
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £10
Lot 448
SCOTT, Walter - ROKEBY; A Poem - 1813, bound tog. W. SOUTHEY, Robert - The Curse of Kehama - 1810, half calf
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 449
The Works of Samuel Johnson - 1810, new edition, twelve volumes, half calf
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
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