Book Sale on
Wednesday 7th June 2017
Lots: 400-449 of 700
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Lot 400
WALLIS, J. P. R - The Zambezi Expedition of David Livingstone, 1858-1863 - two vols, Chatto & Windus, 1956 tog. w. The Northern Goldfields Diaries of Thomas Baines, 1869-1872 - three vols, Chatto & Windus, 1946 - all with dust-wrappers (5)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £42
Lot 401
NANSEN, Dr. Fridtjof - Farthest North, being a record of a voyage of exploration of the ship 'Fram' 1893-96 and of a fifteen months sleigh journey by Dr. Nansen amd Lieut. Johansen - two vols, 1898, first edition, tog. w. PONTING, Herbert - The Great White South or with Scott in the Antarctic - December 1923, fifth impression, re-bound (3)
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £90
Lot 402
LE BLOND, Aubrey - Adventures on the Roof of the World - 1907, second impression tog. w. another by the same author, True Tales of Mountain Adventure - 1906, reprint; GLYNNE-JONES, OWEN - Rock Climbing in the English Lake District tog. w. twelve other books of mountaineering interest (15)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 403
JEFFERS, Leroy - The Call of the Mountains - 1922 tog. w. HUMBLE, B. H - The Cuillin of Skye - 1952; BAUER, Paul - Himalayan Quest - 1938 and twelve other books of mountaineering interest (15)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 404
Le Marquis de St Simon - Historie de la Guerre des Bataves et des Romains - Amsterdam, 1720, folio, with six coloured fold-out maps and thirty-three single page illustrations
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 405
SOUTH, Ernest - South, The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition, 1914-1917 - Heinemann, 1919, first edition, with coloured frontispiece and fold out map at the rear, with all other illustrations [as called for]
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £140
Lot 406
BONVALOT, Gabriel - Through the Heart of Asia over the Pamir to India - two vols, Chapman and Hall, 1889, first edition, with numerous illustrations, uniformly bound with pictorial boards
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £90
Lot 407
PRIESTLEY, Raymond E - Antarctic Adventure, Scott's Northern Party - Heinemann, 1914, first edition, with numerous illustrations and a map
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £150
Lot 408
CHRISTENSEN, Lars - Such is the Antarctic - 1935, first edition, dust-wrapper, with some loss to spine, with forty-five illustrations [as called for], with an inscription by the author
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 409
WILDER, Thornton - The Bridge of San Luis Rey - 1929, with numerous illustrations by Rockwell Kent, signed by both the author and illustrator at the rear, limited edition 463/1100 copies, slipcase
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 410
DUCHESENE-FOURNET - Mission en Ethiopie (1901-1903) - two vols, Paris, 1909, with numerous plates throughout
Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 411
SCOTT, Captain Robert - The Voyage of the Discovery - two vols, 1905, first ed, with numerous plates throughout
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 412
AMUNDSEN, Roald - The South Pole, an account of the Norweigan Antarctic Expedition in the "Fram", 1910-1912 - two vols, with ?? illustrations and maps, ex-library
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 413
Collection of books relating mainly to Expeditions and Travel to include; SPENCER-CHAPMAN - Northern Lights - 1932, with maps and illustrations [as called for]; BARRIE, Sir J. M - Scott's Last Expedition - July, 1925, reprint; COBHAM, Sir Alan - Australia and Back - 1927; FUCHS, Sir Vivian & HILLARY, Sir Edmund - The Crossing of Antarctica - 1958, dust-wrapper; Sun Pictures of the Antilles and British Guiana tog. w. other books
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 414
BINGLEY, Rev. W - North Wales; including its Scenery, Antiquities, Customs and some sketches of its Natural History; delineated from two excursions through all the interesting parts of that country - two vols, 1804, with a fold-out map and illustrations
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 415
HUGH, Thomas - The History of Taunton Priory in the County of Somerset - 1860, ex-library tog. w. ROWE, Chas - South Devon - Adam & Charles Black, 1907, with illustrations by C. E. Hannaford; SEREL, Thomas - Historical Notes on the Church of Saint Cuthbert in Wells - 1875; Somerset Ways and Somerset Archealogical Society Vols VII & VIII - bound as one - (5)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 416
ROBINSON, Charles J - A History of the Manors and Mansions of Herefordshire - Longmans, 1872, with twenty-four illustrations [as called for], in decorative binding with gilt tooling
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 417
ROBINSON, Charles J. - A History of the Castles of Herfordshire and their Lords - Longman & Co, 1899, with twenty-five illustrations [as called for]
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 418
HUTCHINS, John - The History and Antiquities of the County of the Dorset - Vols. I, II & IV, 1861, third edition, ex-library, folio
Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 419
BORLASE, William - Antiquities, Historical and Monumental, of the County of Cornwall - 1769, second edition, with thirty-three plates and three maps
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £350
Lot 420
PENNANT, T - Some Account of London - 1790, full calf, with maps and plates
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 421
CHAUNCY, Sir Henry - The Historical Antiquities of Hertfordshire: with the original of Counties, Hundreds or Wapentakes, Boroughs, Corporations, Towns, Villages, Parishes and Hamlets - two vols, 1826, full calf
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £28
Lot 422
PARDOE, Miss - The Beauties of the Bosphorus - undated, with drawings by William Bartlett and maps, half calf, the spine with gilt tooling and raised bands
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 423
ANDERSON, J. G - Contributions to the Geology of the Falkland Islands - 1907, with plates and maps, and an inscription by the author on the front cover
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 424
GEORGE, Viscount Valentia - Voyages and Travels to India, Ceylon, The Red Sea, Abyssinia, and Egypt in the Years 1802, 1803, 1804, 1805 and 1806 - Vol IV only, with all plates [as called for]
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 425
Skelton's Etchings of the Antiquities of Bristol from Original Sketches by the late Hugh O' Neill - containing fifty-five single page engraving, each protected by tissue guard
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 426
SAVAGE, James - History of the Hundred in Carhampton in the County of Somerset from the best authorities - 1930, one of just twelve copies printed in large format, half calf with marbled boards, with hand-coloured folding map, and illustrations [all as called for]
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 427
PAGE, John - An Exploration of Dartmoor and its Antiquities, with some account of its borders - Seeley & Co, 1889, with twenty illustrations and a fold out map [all as called for], half calf
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 428
WILLIAMS, Michael - The Draining of the Somerset Levels - 1970, Cambridge University Press, in price-clipped dust-wrapper tog. w. three other books relating to the West Country to include; THORNTON, Rev W. H - Reminisces of an Old West Country Clergyman - two vols, 1897-1899 and a Kelly's Directory of Somersetshire for the year 1931 (4)
Estimate:  £40 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 429
MAXWELL-LYTE, Sir - A History of Dunster and of the families of Mohun and Luttrell - two vols, 1909, with numerous illustrations throughout, uniformly bound with each front board bearing the coat of arms for Mohun and Luttrell
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 430
MAXWELL-LYTE, H. C - Dunster and its Lords, 1066-1881, with a descriptive sketch of Dunster Castle by G. T. Clarke, and a chapter on the siege and surrender of Dunster Castle by E. Green - 1882, a limited printing of 350 copies, this being un-numbered, with illustrations [all as called for], bearing the coat of arms for Mohun and Luttrell and bound in to the book is a handwritten note which reads, with Mr. Luttrell's compliments
Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 431
GRESWELL, Rev. William - The Forest and Deer Parks of the County of Somerset - 1905, a limited edition printing of 350 copies, this one being un-numbered, tog. w. WADE, Claude - Exmoor Streams - 1903, with numerous illustrations, limited edition printing of 500 copies (2)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 432
HANCOCK, F - Minehead in the County of Somerset, a history of the manor, the county and the port - 1903, a limited edition printing no. 125/250 copies
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 433
SAVAGE, James - History of the Hundred of Carhampton in the County of Somerset - 1930, with fold-out map and illustrations [all as called for], re-bound with facsimile title page, with presentation inscription by the author to a, Mr James Hewitt
Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 434
BURROW, Edward - Ancient Earthworks and Camps of Somerset - 1924, limited edition no 38/1000 copies produced for sale and signed by the author
Estimate:  £25 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 435
RAWLE, Edwin John - Annals of the Ancient Royal Forest of Exmoor, compiled chiefly from documents in the record office together with some account of the forest laws and charters and officers - 1893, large paper, one of 50 copies produced in this format
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 436
PRESLAND, John - Lynton and Lynmouth, a pagent of cliff and moorland - January 1919 reprint, with illustrations by F. J. Widgery tog. w. a duplicate copy and other books of interest to Devon and Cornwall to include: FRIEND, Rev Hilderic - Bygone Devonshire - 1898; CLAYDEN, Arthur W - History of Devonshire Scenery - 1906 and a duplicate copy; SNELL, F. J - Memorials of Old Devonshire - 1904; CHANTER, G - Wanderings in North Devon - 1887; BULLEID, Arthur - The Lake Villages of Somerset - 1924; Somerset - A & C Black, 1927 and Memorials of Old Somerset - 1906 (10)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 437
The Norfolk Tourist - two vols bound as one, with illustrations and maps, tog .w, The Norfolk Tour - with fold out map at the front - fifth edition, lacking title page (2)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £110
Lot 438
CHADWICK-HEALEY, Charles E. H - The History of the Part of West Somerset containing the Parishes of Luccombe, Selworthy, Stoke Pero, Purlock, Culbone and Oare - 1901, Henry Sotheran, with numerous illustrations and armorial bearings [all as called for], limited edition no. 46/350 copies produced for sale, this book being in large format of which only 50 copies were produced for sale, and included within is a hand-written letter to a 'Rector' from the authors son
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 439
Cased set of four New Ordnance Survey maps made by Twiss and Sons showing the Environs of Lynton and Lynmouth, 24cm x 42.5cm; Environs of Ilfracome and Barnstaple, 40cm x 32.5cm; Environs of Bideford and Clovelly, 22xm x 54.5cm; and a Plan Map of Ilfracombe, 37cm x 48cm - contained in one case, tog. w. a 'Geographia' Road Map of Somersetshire, a Bartholomew's Tourist and Cyclists, Sheet 7 York and Scarborough Map, and a Pocket Road Map of the British Isles (7)
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £10
Lot 440
KEARLEY-WRIGHT - W. H - West Country Poets: Their Lives and Works, being an account of about four hundred writers of Devon and Cornwall, with poems and extracts - 1896, with a book-plate pasted in to the inside board for Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch (1863-1944), a Cornish Novelist
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £28
Lot 441
Collection of books relating to Somerset, Devon and Cornwall to include; MacINNES, C. M & WHITTARD, W. F - Bristol and its Adjoining Counties - 1955, first edition; Lorna Doone Country; MacFADYEN, W. A - Geological Highlights of the West Country tog. w. other books
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 442
Royal Commission on Historical Monuments England, An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Dorset - eight vols, covering the West, South East, Central, North and East of the County, all containing map(s) to the rear with the exception of Volume III, Central, Part One
Estimate:  £60 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 443
Collection of nine topographical books relating to Scotland to include; Our Journal into Scotland from Lowther - 1894; GORDON, Seton - The Land of the Hills and the Glens; MacGREGOR, Alasdair - Over the Sea to Skye; McCORMICK, Andrew - Galloway: the spell of its hills and glens - December 1932, reprint, and another later copy; MacCULLOCH, J. A - The Misty Isle of Skye - 1931, fourth edition; M'DOWELL - Memorials of St. Michaels, the old parish churchyard of Dumfries - 1876; MacCULLOCH, Donald - The Wondrous Isle of Staffa - 1934 and EYRE-TODD, George - Scotland, Picturesque and Traditional - 1921, second edition (9)
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 444
Collection of eight A & C Black books to include; Bonnie Scotland; Surrey; Rivers and Streams of England; Highways and Hedges; The Italian Lakes; The Wye; British Castles and Buckinghamshire and Berkshire (8)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 445
DUNKIN, Edwin - The Monumental Brasses of Cornwall - 1882 tog. w. three other books of Cornish interest to include; HOLLAND, Clivem - From the North Foreland to Penzance - 1908, with numerous illustrations by Maurice Randall; BLIGHT, J. T - Ancient Crosses and other Antiquities in the East of Cornwall -1858 and Specimans of Ancient Crosses, Fonts etc - 1850 (4)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 446
LATIMER, John - The Annals of Bristol in the 18th Century - 1893, with a letter from the author tog. w. five other books relating to Bristol to include; FOX, Francis - Some Account of the Ancient Fraternity of Merchant Taylors of Bristol - 1880, one of fifty copies printed for circulation; Adam's Chronicle of Bristol - 1910; TOMBS, R. C -The Bristol Royal Mail, Post, Telegraph and Telephone; Memorials of Stoke Bishop: its Church and First Vicar (david Wright M. A) - 1897 and LATIMER, John - Sixteenth Century Bristol - 1908 (6)
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 447
Collection of sixteen A & C Black's popular series of colour books to include Cambridge - 1922; Warwickshire - 1922; Yorkshire - 1925; Hampshire - 1926; Durham - 1924; Derbyshire - 1927; Gloucestershire - 1927; The Italian Lakes - 1932; Japan - 1926; Egypt - 1928; Germany - 1930; Denmark - 1928; Australia - 1927; Belguim - 1928; Rome - 1925 and Scotland - 1932, all with dust-wrappers and coloured illustrations, some first editions (16)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 448
Collection of sixteen A & C Black books from the Great Cities series, to include Paris - in dust-wrapper, and fifteen without dust-wrappers tog. w. fourteen others from the, Peeps at History series (30)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £32
Lot 449
BALL, Wildfrid - Sussex Watercolours - boxed tog. w. a quantity of other books, all unboxed, from the A & C Black, watercolour series, to include; Somerset, Devon, Cornwall etc, some duplications, all hardback, each with numerous coloured illustrations and Jersey - soft-back, oblong folio
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
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