Book Sale on
Thursday 7th September 2017
On View:
Wednesday 6th - 9am - 5pm
and morning of sale from 9am
Lots: 450-498 of 858
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Lot 450
GOLDSMITH, Oliver - The Vicar of Wakefield - 1858, written in both French and English text, full calf with gilt tooling, numerous engravings
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 451
DEFOE, Daniel - The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York Mariner - Vol I, 1790, John Stockdale, with numerous engravings tog. w. The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe; being the Second and Last Part of his Life, and the Strange Surprizing Account of his Travels, Round Three Parts of his Globe - Vol II, 1790, John Stockdale, with numerous engravings, both full calf with uniform gilt tooling
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 452
[VON ARMIN] - Elizabeth and Her German Garden - 1934, reprint, tog. w. fifteen others similar, all uniformly bound in limp navy leather with gilt tooling to include; The Benefactress, The Caravaners, Introduction to Sally, In The Mountains, The Pastor's Wife etc
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 453
BATES, Alfred - The Drama: Its History, Literature and Influence on Civilisation - twenty volumes, 1903, half calf
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 454
KINGSLEY, Charles - a collection of six books by the author to include; Yeast, a Problem - 1897; Two Years Ago - 1898; Hypatia - 1896; Westward Ho - 1897 and another for, 1911, and Hereward the Wake - 1898 tog. w. eight works of the Earl of Beconsfield bound in four books to include; Venetia and Endymion; Tancred and Syril; Henrietta Temple and Coningsby and Contraini Fleming and Alroy etc (10)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 455
MURPHY, Arthur - The Works of Samuel Johnfon - twelve vols, new edition tog. w. JOHNSON, Samuel - The Lives of the Poets - two vols, 1820 and Oeuvres de Moliere - eight vols, 1809 (22)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 456
Collection of nineteenth century and later leather bindings relating to literature to include; PRIESTLEY, J. B - The Good Companions tog. w. a quantity of others
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £85
Lot 457
Collection of literature books to include; HOLTBY, Winifred - South Riding, an English Landscape - 1936, no dust-wrapper; CLEMO, Jack R - Wilding Graft - 1949, first edition; HUXLEY, Aldous - Eyeless in Gaza - 1936, first edition, and a quantity of others, to include some first editions
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 458
Eight bound volumes of, The Strand Magazine, Vol. I to VIII (inclusive)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £130
Lot 459
Correspondance of Horace Walpole with George Montagu - three vols, 1837, rebound in half calf, the spines raised bands and gilt tooling
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £42
Lot 460
Tom Brown at Oxford - three vols, 1861, cloth boards, with gilt tooling to the spines
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 461
Your Books, My Son, being some account bibliographical & biographical contained in forty letters written mainly during the earlier months of 1931, intended to introduce to his eldest son a small collection of esteemed books made for him by his father - 1934, University Press, a limited edition printing of 101 copies, slipcase
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 462
Memoirs of the Duke of Sully, Prime Minister of Henry the Great: with the Trial of Francis Ravaillac, for the Murder of Henry the Great - five vols, 1819, full calf, tog. w. seven other full calf bindings to include: TALFOURD, Thomas - The Letters of Charles Lamb with a Sketch of his Life - two vols, 1837, half calf; MORE, Hannah - Christian Morals - two vols, 1813, sixth edition, full calf; The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth - 1847; DAVIS, Dr. N - Carthage and Her Remains: being an account of the Excavations and Researches on the site of the Phoenician Metropolis in Africa, and other adjacent places - 1861, with a fold out plan and illustrations [as called for] and Southey's Poetical Works complete in one volume - 1853, new edition (12)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 463
BUCHAN, John - The King's Grace, 1910-1935 - Hodder & Stoughton, 1935, a limited edition printing no. 293/500 copies, signed by the author, boxed
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £38
Lot 464
The Works of George Eliot - nine vols, library edition, cloth bound, with gilt tooling to the spine
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 465
WATSON, David - The Odes, Epodes, and Carmen Seculare of Horace - with an index and a catalogue of the editions of Horace at the rear tog. w. FALCONER, W - The Shipwreck, a poem - 1804; PRESCOTT, William H - History of the Reign of Philip the Second, King of Spain - two vols, 1855 and a quantity of 18th century and later, leather and cloth bindings
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £95
Lot 466
CHRISTIE, Agatha - 4.50 from Paddington - 1957, first edition, dust-wrapper tog. w. FAIRLIE, Gerald - Captain Bulldog Drummond - August, 1945, first edition (2)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £32
Lot 467
MILTON, John - Paradise Lost: a poem in twelve books - 1783, calf
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 468
Collection of 19th century and later books 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:   £15
Lot 469
Collection of books relating to literature
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 470
COLERIDGE, Ernest Hartley (Ed.) - The Works of Lord Byron, Poetry - seven vols, 1898-1904 tog. w. PROTHERO, Roland (Ed.) - The Works of Lord Byron, Letters and Journals - six vols, 1898-1901, both sets uniformly bound in blue cloth with gilt tooling to the front boards and spines, (13)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 471
[SWIFT, John] - The Tale of a Tub - 1710, with eight engravings with, A Discourse concerning the Mechanical Operation of the Spirit - 1710, bound at the rear, half calf
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 472
[SWIFT, John] - Miscellanies - six volumes bound in five books, 1736-1738
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £48
Lot 473
GAY, Mr John - Poems on Several Occasions - two vols, 1775, with numerous engravings, both full calf
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 474
The Diary of Samuel Pepys, with notes by Richard Lord Braybrooke - 1889, six vols, full calf the spines with raised bands and gilt tooling, numerous portraits throughout
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 475
Collection of fifteen 19th century and later leather bindings to include; WALPOLE, Hugh - John Cornelius, His Life and Adventures - 1937, a limited edition printing of 175 copies on large paper, and signed by the author; GREENWOOD, James - Curiosities of Savage Life - 1863, with nine full page coloured illustrations [as called for] by F. W. Keyl and R. Huttula and numerous woodcuts set within the text STAUB, Herbert Ulrich - Sir Winston Churchill - 1963, with an inscription by the author on the front end paper to the wife of Sir. Winston Churchill; FURNISS, Harry - The Confessions of a Caricaturist - undated, popular edition, with numerous illustrations; COTTIN, Madame - Elizabeth; or, The Exiles of Siberia, a tale, founded upon facts - with illustrations by Richard Westall; and ten other books
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £95
Lot 476
Collection of fourteen, 19th century and later books, to include: LYNAM, Rev. Rob - The Guardian: with a Biographical, and Critical Preface - two vols, 1826, half calf tog. w. McCLEOD, Alexander - Discourse of the Character, Causes and Ends of the Present War - 1815, second edition; INWOOD, William - Tables for the Purchasing of Estates, Freehold, Copyhold, or Leasehold, Annuities, Advowsons and for the Renewing of Leases - ninth edition; DEPPING, J. W - Evening Entertainments or, Delineations of the Manners and Customs of Various Nations; interspersed with Geographical Notices, Historical and Biographical Anecdotes and Descriptions in Natural History - 1818, third edition; SINCLAIR, Catherine - Charlie Seymour; or, The Good Lady and the Bad Lady - 1844, third edition, enlarged; TWEEDIE, Alec - Through Finland in Carts and seven other books (14)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 477
Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire - 1905 and another for 1937, both with maps tog. w. WHITE, William - History, Gazetteer, and Directory of the County of Essex - 1863; WHITE, Francis - History, Gazetteer, and Directory of the County of Warwickshire - 1850 and a Kelly's Directory of Warwickshire - 1921, with all three lacking maps (5)
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 478
Kelly's Directory of Devonshire for 1883 and another for, 1893, tog. w. a Kelly's Directory of Somersetshire, 1923 - all with fold out maps
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 479
A Genuine List of the Voters who Poll'd at Bridgwater, May, the 12th, 1741, Candidates Hon Vere Poulett, Efq; George Dodington Efq; Sir Charles Wyndham, Bart tog. w. five Kelly's Directory of Bridgwater, for 1954, 1957, 1964, 1967-8 and 1973-4; two Kelly's Tradefinder of Bridgwater for 1972-73 and 1973-1974; seven Bridgwater Directory Almanack & Tide Table for 1934 to 1938, and two copies for 1939; DELDERFIELD, Eric R - The Lynmouth Flood Disaster - May 1953, first edition and another October, 1956, second edition and BUUTER, Henry - The Etymologival Spelling Book and Expositor - 1838, thirty second edition (18)
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £85
Lot 479A
RAWLE, Edwin John - Annals of the Ancient Royal Forest of Exmoor - 1893, a limited edition of 350 copies
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 480
Kelly's Directory for Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorsetshire and The Channel Islands, 1923, with fold out maps tog. w. another for, Leeds, 1913 - lacking map (2)
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 481
BARBER, Captain James - The Overland Guide-Book; a Complete Vademecum for the Overland Traveller - 1845, with two linen maps, six fold-out maps of steamers, and eleven engravings of which four are full page [all as called for], and forty pages of advertisements to the rear
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 482
BAINES, Edward - Yorkshire Past and Present: a History and Description of the Three Ridings of the Great County of York, from the Earliest Ages to the Year 1870; with an account of its Manufactures, Commerce and Civil and Mechanical Engineering: including an account of the Woolen Trade of Yorkshire - four vols, cloth boards with decorative gilt tooling, with Vol I bearing a book-plate on the inside front board for the Selborne family
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 483
AKERMAN, P. B & HURST, Norman - Triscombe Stone, a Romance of the Quantock Hills, 1897, tog. w. nine books relating to the West Country (10)
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 484
MOSS, Fletcher - Pilgrimages to Old Homes - January 1906, tog. w. three other books by the same author, The Fourth Book of Pilgrimages to Old Homes; The Fifth Book of Pilgrimages to Old Homes and Pilgrimages to Old Homes, mostly on the Welsh Border, with numerous illustrations (4)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 485
FINLAY, Michael - The Mining and Related Tokens of West Cumberland - limited edition no. 302 of 500 copies and signed by the author tog. w. CLOUGH, Robert - The Lead Smelting Mills of the Yorkshire Dales, their Architectural Character, Construction and Place in the European Tradition; HARRIS, A - Cumberland Iron, the Story of Hodborrow Mine, 1866-1968, and seven books mainly of topographical interest relating to the Lake District, the West Highlands and the Pennines (10)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 486
FERGUSON, Richard S - History of Cumberland - 1890 tog. w. RAWNSLEY, Rev. H. D - Literary Associations of the English Lakes - two vols, 1901, and another by the same author, Chapters at the English Lakes - 1913; The Rural Deanery of Cartmel in the Diocese of Carlisle, its Churches and Endowments - 1892 and ten other books relating mainly to the Lake District, some duplications (15)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 487
Collection of twenty-books of, The Islands Series - various authors, the majority with dust-wrappers
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 488
Collection of fourteen Black's Guides to include: the Channel Islands - 1881; the Duchy of Cornwall - 1865 and three others for the years - 1877, 1889 and 1904; Devonshire - 1892; South Wales - 1889; North Wales - 1879; North and South Wales - 1853 and another for 1858; Hereford and Monmouth - 1885 and another for 1870; Derbyshire - 1881 and a guide to England and Wales - 1881 (14)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 489
Uppingham School Roll for the years 1853 to 1947 tog. w. three other Uppingham School Rolls for the years, 1888-1960, and a duplicate copy and another for, 1910-1984 (4)
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £10
Lot 490
WOODWARD, Ida - In and Around the Island of Purbeck - 1909, with coloured illustrations by John Bond tog. w. PERKINS, Thomas - Memorials of Old Dorset - 1907 and seven other books relating to the County of Dorset, and in particular the town of, Poole (9)
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 491
LANG, Andrew - The History of Scotland - four vols, tog. w. a small collection of books relating to Scotland
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 492
WILBRAHAM, Captain Richard - Travels in the Transcausian Provinces of Russia,and along the Southern Shore of the Lakes of Van and Urumiah in the Autumn and Winter of 1837 - John Murray, 1839, with five plates and folding map [as called for], twelve pages of advertisements to the rear, errata slip to the front
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 493
SIMPSON, G. C - British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913, Meteorology - three vols, ex library, tog. w. CHREE, Charles - British (Terra Nova) Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913, Terrestial Magnetism (4)
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 494
COOK, James - A Voyage towards the South Pole, and Round the World. Performed in His Majesty's Ships the Resolution and Adventure, in the Years 1772, 1773, 1774 and 1775 - two vols, 1784, Dublin, both full calf
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £130
Lot 495
MARGOLIOUTH, D. S - Cairo, Jerusalem and Damascus, three Chief Cities of the Egyptian Sultans - 1907, vellum bound, a limited edition printing no. 9 of 112 copies, with coloured illustrations by W. S. S. Tyrwhitt R. B. A
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 496
TAYLOR, C. J - England - 1899, R. H. Russell, with numerous illustrations, oblong folio
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 497
Brannon's Graphic Delineations of the Most Prominent Objects in The Isle Of Wight - three parts bound as one, with thirty plates [as called for]
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £140
Lot 498
Twenty Four views of Malvern -tog. w. six other similar to include; twelve views of East Grinstead; six views of Hastings; twelve views of Guildford; thirty views of Margate, fifteen views of Jersey and twenty-nine views of the English Lakes (7)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
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