Book Sale on
Thursday 7th September 2017
On View:
Wednesday 6th - 9am - 5pm
and morning of sale from 9am
Lots: 549-595A of 858
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Lot 549
The Antiquary's Books; HARVEY, Alfred - The Castles and Walled Towns of England - second edition tog. w. two other similar books, GASQUET, Abbot - English Monastic Life - third edition; HARVEY-BROOK, J - English Seals - first edition and twelve 19th century and later, leather and cloth bound books on various subjects (15)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 550
Life in the Army at Home and Abroad - with sketches by R. Simpkin, obling folio tog. w. ROBINSON, Commander Chas - Celebrities of the Army - 1900, (2)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 551
Picturesque Views of the Principal Seats of the Nobility and Gentry in England and Wales, by the Most Eminent British Artists, with a Defcription of Each Seat - [c. 1780], W. Harrison, with ninety-seven copper plates, oblong folio, lacking boards
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £85
Lot 552
SHADBOLT, Sydney H. - The Afghan Campaigns of 1878-1880, Compiled from Offical and Private Sources, Historical Division - 1882, with five maps of which one is folding, and with portrait frontispiece, half calf, ex-library
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 553
LORNE, Marquis of - V. R. I. - in seventeen individual parts to include an index and preface
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 554
A Genealogical Chart of the Kings and Queens of England from the Reign of William the Conqueror to that of His Most Gracious Majesty William the Fourth - second edition, with engravings by W. F. Fry, linen backed, folded, hand coloured
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 555
BISSETT, Robert - The History of George III - six vols, 1820, second edition, full calf tog. w. GREEN, J. R - A Short History of the English People - 1892, four vols, illustrated edition (10)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 556
GIBBON, Edward - A History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - eight vols, 1848, new edition tog. w. MAHON, Lord - History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to The Treaty of Versailles, 1713-1783, - six vols, and GREEN, J. R - A Short History of the English People - four vols, 1893, Illustrated Edition (18)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £130
Lot 557
Collection of nineteenth century and later leather books, relating mainly to history to include; McCHESNEY, Dora - Miriam Cromwell Royalist, a Romance of the Great Rebellion - 1897; MORLEY, John - The Life of William Ewart Gladstone - two vols; AFLALO, F. G - The Sports of the World tog. w. a quantity of others
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £95
Lot 558
GREEN, John Richard - History of the English People - four vols, 1885-1890, full calf, the spines with raised bands and gilt tooling, with all maps present in the volumes [as called for]
Estimate:  £80 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 559
ROBERTSON, William - An Historical Disquisition concerning the Knowledge which the Ancients had of India; and the Progress of Trade prior to the Difcovery of the Paffage to it by the Cape of Good Hope with an Appendix containing Obfervations on the Civil Policy, the Laws and Judicial Proceedings, the Arts, the Sciences, and Religious Inftutions, of the Indians - 1809, fifth edition, half calf, with two fold-out maps
Estimate:  £25 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £38
Lot 560
PARDOE, Miss - Beauties of the Bosphorus - published in four individual parts, with seventy-eight plates and one map [as called for]
Estimate:  £80 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £90
Lot 561
HAMMERTON, J. A - People of all Nations - six vols, half calf
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 562
The Story of the Nations - ten volumes relating to Egypt, Japan, Persian, The Byzantine Empire etc
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 563
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:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 564
Collection of 19th century and later books, in both French and English, text relating to Joan of Arc
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 565
Collection of books of military interest
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 566
MacAULAY, Thomas - The History of England - four vols, 1849 and a quantity of other books on history
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £80
Lot 567
CHURCHILL, Winston S - The Second World War - 1948-1954, first editions, six vols, dust-wrappers tog. w. The Unrelenting Struggle and Into Battle, from Winston Churchill's War Speeches, both first editions and in dust-wrappers, and twenty-four military related books and pamphlets (32)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 568
HUTCHINSON, Walter - Picturesque Europe - three vols, half calf, with numerous illustrations
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 569
The Story of the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment (the 16th Regiment of Foot) - two vols, with illustrations and fold-out maps, slip-case
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 570
Collection of books and paraphernalia relating to the Second World War, Napoleon tog. w. other military interest
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 571
Jane's Fighting Ships, 2002-2003 tog. w. Jane's Air-Launched Weapons - issue forty-one tog. w. The Army List - 1972, part one and reproductions of the Half Yearly List - 31st December 1922 and 31st December, 1924; the Annual Army List for 1885; a small quantity of observer books relating to aircraft, and other aviation and military interest
Estimate:  £30 - 35 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 572
FLETCHER, J. S - A Picturesque History of Yorkshire - six vols, with numerous illustrations, bond in red cloth with gilt tooling
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 573
BOLTON, Mr - The Present State of Great Britain and Ireland - 1748, eleventh edition
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 574
De LOLME, J - The Constitution of England, or an Account of the English Government -1775, full calf

Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 575
PRESCOTT, William H - History of the Conquest of Peru - 1964, full calf tog. w. SMITH, Adam - An Inquiry into the Natures and Causes of the Wealth of Nations - 1891 and POUCHET, F. A - The Universe - 1877, fourth edition (3)
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 576
CLARKE, Hewson - The History of the War from the Commencement of the French Revolution to the Present Time - three vols, 1816, full calf with gilt tooling to the spines, numerous engravings tog. w. GORDON, E. O - Saint George, Champion of Christendom and Patron Saint of England - 1908, with twenty-five illustrations [as called for] and LARDNER, Dionysius - Vols I-VIII (bound as four books), 1854, half calf the spines with raised bands and gilt tooling, numerous illustrations (8)
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 577
MARBOT, Alfred - Tableux Synoptiques de L'Infanterie et de La Cavalerie Francaise et des Regiments Etrangers au Service de France de 1720 a 1789 tog. w. Les Costumes Militaires Francais de 1439 a 1789 - Paris, 1854, folio with twelve coloured plates, with inscription and signature by the author to the title page
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 578
A Narrative of the Loss of the Royal George at Spithead, August 1782; including Tracey's attempt to raise her in 1783, also, Col. Pasley's Operations in removing the Ship by Gunpowder in 1839-40-41 - fifth edition, 1842, bound in the wood of the wreck
Estimate:  £25 - 35 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £10
Lot 579
JUTSUM, Captain - Knots and Splices - 2nd edition tog. w. JAYNE, Caroline Furness - String Figures, a Study of Cat's Cradle in Many Lands - 1906 (2)
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £10
Lot 580
CORBETT, Julian - Drake and the Tudor Navy, with a History of the Rise of England as a Maritime Power - two vols, 1899, new edition
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 581
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Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 582
Brown's Comprehensive Nautical Almanac for 1907, tog. w. The Chart & Compass - 1914; Channel Pilot, Part 1 - South West and South Coasts of England - eleventh edition, 1920; and other books
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 583
ROSKILL, Captain S. W - The War at Sea, 1939-1945 - four vols, [1954-1961] tog. w. KEPPEL, Admiral Sir Henry - A Sailor's Life under Four Soverigns - three vols, 1899; POLLEN, Arthur - The Navy in Battle - 1918 and The Story of the Sea - two vols, 1899 (10)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 584
JELLICOE, Admiral Viscount - The Grand Fleet, 1914-1916, its Creation, Development and Work - two vols, 1919 tog. w. BACON, Admiral Sir Reginald - The Life of John Rushworth, Earl Jellicoe - 1936; WHEELER, Harold - Stirring Deeds of Britain's Sea Dogs in the Great War - 1916; tog. w. six other books of Naval and Maritime interest (10)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 585
CORBETT, Julian S - History of the Great War, Naval Operations - four vols, to include Vol I (Text), Vol II (Text & Maps), Vol III (Text) tog. w. six other books of Naval and Maritime interest (10)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 586
NAVAL RECORDS SOCIETY - a collection of twenty-four books, some duplications, to include; Law and Custom of the Sea - two vols, Signals and Instructions, 1776-1794 and Defeat of the Spanish Armada - two vols and nineteen other books (24)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 587
NICHOLAS, Sir Nicholas Harris - A History of the Royal Navy, from the Earliest Times to the Wars of the French Revolution - Vol I only tog. w. a quantity of other books relating to the Royal Navy
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 588
The Coastal Trade, Sailing Craft of British Waters, 900-1900 - with introduction and notes by Basil Greenhill and paintings by Lionel Edwards tog. w. SERRES, D & J. T - Liber Nauticus - with an introduction by Basil Greenhill tog. w. thirty-eight other books of maritime interest (40)
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 589
DAVIS, R. H - Diving Scientifically and Practically Considered, being a Diving Manual and Handbook of Submarine Appliances - [c. 1910], Siebe, Gorman & Co
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £500
Lot 590
Collection of maritime books to include; BARRATT, Anthony - McTay, a Wirral Shipbuilder tog. w. DARCH, Malcolm - The Salcombe and Hope Cove Lifeboat History, FENTON, R. S - Cambrian Coasters, Steam and Motor Coaster Owners of North and West Wales
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 591
RICHARDS, Frank - Billy Bunter Butts In - 1951, first edition, dust-wrapper tog. w. thirty-five other books to include: Billy Bunter and the Blue Mauritius - 1952, no dust-wrapper; Billy Bunter's Banknote - 1953, third edition, no dust-wrapper; Billy Bunter's Own No.3, dust-wrapper and eighteen others all relating to, or by the author (36)
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £32
Lot 592
BONE, David W - Merchantmen At Arms - 1919, with twenty-seven illustrations [as called for] by Muirhead Bone, with an inscription which reads, 'Barbara, with all good wishes from Mr. B, January 1st 1920' and other books of maritime interest
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £10
Lot 593
WORTH, Claud - Yacht Navigation and Voyaging - 1947, third edition tog. w. a quantity of books of maritime interest
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 593A
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History - five vols tog. w. a quantity of maritime books
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 594
A Sailor's Odyssey, The Autobiography of Admiral of the Fleet, Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope and a collection of maritime books
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 594A
Collection of maritime books
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £18
Lot 595
CAMPBELL, Rear Admiral - My Mystery Ships tog. w. a quantity of books of maritime interest
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 595A
Collection of maritime books
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
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