Book Sale on
Wednesday 7th June 2017
Lots: 450-499 of 700
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Lot 450
Collection of A & C Black Sketch books, all with numerous illustrations throughout, to include Bristol, Cornwall, Bruges etc, all unboxed, tog. w. two boxed Sketch Books to include; Stratford upon Avon and Venice
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £90
Lot 451
Collection of A & C Black, Beautiful Britain Series, many with dust-wrappers to include; The Tower of London; London's Highways; Abbotsford; The New Forest; Cambridge; The Cotswolds; Windsor and Eton; The Romance of London etc
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 452
Collection of fifty-six A & C Black, Peeps at Many Lands, series to include six with dust-wrappers to include; South America; South Africa; Siam; Norway; Holland and Kashmir (56)
Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 453
Collection of twenty-four Batsford books with Brian Cook illustrated dust-jackets to include; Parish Churches of England; English Downland tog. w. five Batsford guides, all with dust-wrappers for Bristol; Salisbury; York; Canterbury and The Three Choirs Cities (29)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £90
Lot 454
TALBOT-KELLY, R - Burma - A & C Black, 1905 tog. w. other books relating to travel and topography, all published by A & C Black, the majority with decorative bindings to include; SOMMERVILLE, Frankfort - The Spirit of Paris - 1913; Ireland - 1916; BEABLBY, J - Fruit Ranching in British Columbia - 1911 tog. w. fifteen other books (19)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £110
Lot 455
Collection of twenty-eight of the A & C Black, Peeps at Many Land series, all in dust-wrapers, to include; the Holy Land; Holland; Austria; New Zealand, Ancient Crete; The League of Nations; Canada and Newfoundland; France and twenty others (28)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 456
Collection of books of British Topography and Travel interest to include; WALTERS - The Charm of Lancashire - 1929, signed by both the author and illustrator tog. w. HOSKINS - Old Devon - 1966, dust-wrapper; HEADLAM - The Inns of Court - 1909 and a quantity of others
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 457
Collection of fifteen, A & C Black Guides, of topographical interest and mainly relating to English Counties to include; Sussex; Wariwckshire, Ayrshire Idylls,Yorkshire, Surrey etc
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 458
Collection of books relating to Exmoor to include: HALL, Herbert - Exmoor - 1849; SNELL F. J - A book of Exmoor - 1903; FISHER, Arthur - Exmoor and Other Days - 1930 tog. w. other mainly modern books
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 459
Collection of books of local history interest to the counties of Devon, Somerset and Cornwall
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 460
Collection of books of local history interest to the counties of Yorkshire, Dorset, Wiltshire, Cambridgshire etc tog. w. some interest to the country of Wales
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £32
Lot 461
CRAIK, George L & MacFARLANE, Charles - The Pictorial History of England during the Reign of George the Third being a History of the People as well as a History of the Kingdom - eight vols, Charles Knight & Co, numerous illustrations throughout, half calf
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 462
CHURCHILL, Winston - A History of the English Speaking Peoples - four vols, 1956-1958, with Vols II, III and IV all being first editions, and all with dust-wrappers tog. w. The Second World War - six vols, all first editions but lacking dust-wrappers
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 463
Cassell's History of England - eight vols, with decorative bindings tog. w. Cassell's Romance of famouse Lives - three vols; LANG, Andrew - The Story of Joan of Arc; DICKENS, Charles - The Old Curiosity Shop - 1941and GRAHAME, Kenneth - The Golden Age (11)
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £12
Lot 464
DUGDALE, Thomas - Curiosities of Great Britain, England and Wales delineated - nine vols, with numerous illustrations and maps
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £85
Lot 465
GAUNT, W - English Rural Life in the 18th century - 1925, with tipped in plates tog. w. a quantity of books relating to English History
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 466
The Oxford History of England - sixteen vols, Clarendon Press, all in matching dust-wrappers
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 467
MAHAN, Captain A. T - The Influence of Sea Power upon the French Revolution and Empire - two vols, 1892, with bookplate to the front inside board for, The Viscount Bracken of Christchurch V.C, in both volumes tog. w. five other books of Naval Military Interest to include: ROBINSON, Commander Charles N - The British Tar in Fact and Fiction -1911; JELLICOE, Admiral Viscount - The Grand Fleet 1914-1916, its creation, development and work -1919, with handwritten name to the front loose end paper which reads, Lieutenant Commander G. T. Wright R. N, 2nd Battle Squadron Grand Fleet; BRIDGE, A. G - History of the Russian Fleet during the Reign of Peter the Great - Naval Record Society, 1899, ex-library; Naval Ratings Book, Revised 1964 and TAYLOR, Gordon - The Sea Chaplins, a History of the Chaplains of the Royal Navy (7)
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 468
WYRALL, Edward - The Somerset Light Infantry, 1914-1919 - Methuen & Co, 1927, with portraits, illustrations and maps [as called for]
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £18
Lot 469
BUTLER, Lewis - The Annals of the King's Royal Rifle Corps - six vols to include appendix, John Murray, [1913-1932] (6)
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 470
MacDONNELL, Ranald & MacAULAY, Marcus - A History of the 4th Prince of Wales's Own Gurkha Rifles, 1857-1937 - two vols, William Blackwood and Sons, 1940, limited edition 184/250 copies, with all maps and illustrations [as called for] uniformly bound tog. w. Vol III, 1938-1948 - Army Press, 1963, un-numbered copy of 250 copies (3)
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £200
Lot 471
LOW - Her Majesty's Navy - 1890, three vols, with forty-six coloured plates, half calf
Estimate:  £200 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £110
Lot 472
WYRALL, Edward - The History of the Somerset Light Infantry (Prince Albert's) 1914-1919 - Methuen & Co, 1927, with sixteen illustrations and twenty-one fold-out maps [all as called for]
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £18
Lot 473
Official History of the Indian Armed Forces in the Second World War, 1939-1945, tog. w. other books of interest to India, some military related
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 474
Collection of books relating to Malta, with some interest to the Second World War, to include; OLIVER, R Leslie - Malta at Bay -1942; DOUGLAS-HAMILTON, Lord James - The Air Battle for Malta - 1981; LLOYD, Air Marshal Sir Hugh - Briefed to Attack - 1949; POOLMAN, Kenneth - Faith, Hope and Charity - 1954; HAY, Ian - The Unconquered Isle of Malta - 1943, tog. w. other books on Malta
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £28
Lot 475
JOHNSON, Jonnie - Wing Leader - 1956 reprint tog. w. MARSHALL, Bruce - The White Rabbit - 1952; HOWELL, Edward - Escape to Live - 1947 and a quantity of other aviation books, mainly of military interest
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £42
Lot 476
CLIFFORD, Henry - His Letters & Sketches from the Crimea - 1956 tog. w. PONTING, Clive - The Crimean War - 2004; SELBY, John - The Thin Red Line - 1970 and a quantity of books all relating to the Crimean War
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 477
BARKER, Ralph - The Royal Flying Corps in France - 1995 tog. w. Ten Fighter Boys - 1942; ARMSTRONG, Anthony - Pilot Officer Prune's Progress - undated and a quantity of other books relating to aviation, mainly military interest
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £38
Lot 478
REPINGTON, Colonel - The First World War, 1914-1918 - two vols tog. w. another by the same author, After the War, A Diary and a quantity of other books all relating to the First World War, mainly army related but to include some Naval interest
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 479
Collection of books relating to British Army Regiments, Uniform, Medals and Weaponry to include; A Short History of the Royal Sussex Regiment ( (35 Foot - 107 Foot), 1707-1926 - Gale & Polden, 1927; WATSON, Frederick - The Story of the Highland Regiments, 1725-1925 - A & C Black, 1925, dust-wrapper; DAY, Major Francis - Professional Papers of the Corps of Royal Engineers - Xol XII only; JOCELYN, Captain Arthur - Awards of Honour, the orders, decorations, medals, and awards of Great Britain and the Commonwealth from Edward III to Elizabeth II - 1956 tog. w. seventeen other books (21)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £42
Lot 480
Collection of Military books, mainly of Second World War interest to include; COTTON-MINCHIN, Captain - The Legion Book - November 1929, fifth impression; WASLEY, Gerald - Devon at War, 1939-1945 - Devon Books, 2000 reprint tog. w. other books, and a small collection of paraphernalia relating to Air Raid Precautions
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 481
SAGE, Bryan - A History of the Birds of Hertfordshire - 1959, first edition, signed by the author on the title page tog. w. a quantity of other books to include; TUKE, Margaret - A History of Bedford College for Women - 1939; WRIGHT, Geoffrey - The Northumberland Uplands - 1989; TOMPKINS, Herbert - In Constable's Country; DYER, James, STYGALL, Frank & DONY, John - The Story of Luton - 1964; HUDSON, Robert - Memorials of a Warwickshire Parish - 1904, a limited edition printing no. 93/250 and CORONET - Wit and Wisdom of the Shires - 1932 (7)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 482
OLIVER, F. W - The Natural History of Plants, their forms, growth, reproduction and distribution - six vols, Blackie and Son, 1897, decorative bindings, numerous illustrations throughout
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 483
ROLES, Sybil J. - Flora of the British Isles Illustrations - four vols, 1960, Cambridge University Press, all with dust-wrappers
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 484
FARRER, Reginald - My Rock Garden - 1907, third impression tog. w. three duplicate copies - 1909, third impressions and 1927, seventh impression and other works by the author to include; Alpines and Bog Plants - 1908 and a duplicate copy; In a Yorkshire Garden - 1909; Among the Hills - May 1927, reprint and The English Rock Garden - two vols, 1948 reprint (10)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 485
TUBBS, Colin - The New Forest - 1986, first edition, Collins New Naturalist, in non price-clipped dust-wrapper
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 486
BERRY, R. J and JOHNSTON, J. L - The Natural History of Shetland - 1980, first edition tog. w. five other Collins New Naturalists to include: SIMMS, Eric - British Thrushes - 1978, first edition; WOOLDRIDGE, S. W & GOLDRING, Frederick - The Weald - 1953, first edition; IMMS, A. D - Insect Natural History - 1947, first edition; TURRILL, W. B - British Plant Life - 1948, first edition and HARDY, Alister - The Open Sea, the world of plankton - 1956, first edition - all six books with dust-wrappers (6)
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 487
SPOONER, Brian & ROBERTS, Peter - Fungi - 2005 tog. w. five other Collins New Naturalists to include: BRIAN, M. V - Ants - 1977; IMMS, A. D - Insect Natural History - 1947; DUDLEY-STAMP, l - Britain's Structure and Scenery - 1946; PEARSALL, W. H - & PENNINGTON, W - The Lake District - 1973 and SIMMS, Eric - 1978, all six first editions and with dust-wrappers (6)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 488
HAYWARD, Peter J - Seashore - 2004 tog. w. six other Collins New Naturalists to include: SUMMERHAYES, V. S - Wild Orchids of Britain - 1953; PERRINS, Christopher - British Tits - 1979; DUDLEY-STAMP - Nature Conversation in Britain - 1970, new impression; SWINNERTON, H. H - Fossils - 1960; TURRILL, W. B - British Plant Life - 1948 and PEARSALL, W. H & PENNINGTON, W - The Lake District - 1977 reprint - all first editions unless otherwise stated and all in dust-wrappers (7)
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 489
WRIGHT, John - The Fruit Grower's Guide - six vols, with numerous coloured illustrations by May Rivers tog. w. WATSON, William - The Gardener's Assistant - six vols (12)
Estimate:  £30 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £130
Lot 490
STUBBS, George - The Anatomy of the Horse - G. Heywood Hill, 1938, with illustrations
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £85
Lot 491
TREVOR-BATTYE, Aubyn - Lord Lilford on Birds -1903, Hutchinson & Co, with thirteen illustrations [as called for] by Archibald Thorburn tog. w. a small quantity of books relating to Ornithology to include: BOWLDER-SHARPE, R - Sketch Book of British Birds - 1898, with numerous coloured illustrations by A. F & C. Lydon; BICKERTON, W - The Home-Life of the Terns or Sea Swallows - 1912, with thirty-two mounted plated [as called for]; ADAMS, H. G - Nests and Eggs of Familiar Birds - with sixteen coloured plates [as called for]; Cassell's Book of Birds - four vols, with numerous illustrations throughout and NEWTON, A - A Dictionary of Birds - 1896, with numerous illustrations (9)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 492
EDMONDS, Harfield & LEE, Norman - Brook and River Trouting - 1997, in slipcase, with numerous illustrations tog. w. four other books relating to trout fishing to include: WALLER-HILLS, A History of Fly Fishing for Trout - 1921; MENZIES - Sea Trout and Trout - 1936, with numerous plates throughout; The Londsdale Library, Trout Fishing from all Angles and EARL-HODGSON, W - Trout Fishing - 1930, third edition (5)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £42
Lot 493
ARMISTEAD, J. J - An Angler's Paradise and how to obtain it - 1895 tog. w. five other books relating to fishing to include: BRUNTON-BLAIKIE - I Go A-Fishing - 1928,; ADAMSON, W. A - Lake and Loch Fishing - 1961; BARRINGTON, C. G - Seventy Years' Fishing - 1906; OTTER - The Modern Angler - 1898, new edition and FALLODON, Viscount - Fly Fishing - 1931 reprint (6)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £48
Lot 494
Collection of eight books relating to Salmon and Trout Fishing to include: ARMISTEAD, W - Trout Waters, management and angling - 1920, dust-wrapper tog. w. DAWSON, Major Kenneth - Salmon and Trout in Moorland Streams - 1928; MENZIES, W. J. M - Sea Trout and Trout - 1936; HODGSON, W. Earl - Trout Fishing - 1908, third edition and four other books (8)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 495
YARRELL, William - A History of British Fishes - two vols, 1841, second edition, with numerous illustrations throughout, half calf
Estimate:  £25 - 45 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 496
WITHERING, William - An Arrangement of British Plants, according to the latest improvements of the linean system - 1818, sixth edition, four vols, full calf tog. w. SMITH, Jacob - Flora Britannica - 1880, two vols, half calf, ex-library (6)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 497
COWARD, T. A - Birds and their Young - 1923, Gay & Hancock, with twelve coloured plates and thirty-two pen and ink plates [all as called for] by Roland Green, half calf tog. w. by the same author, The Birds of the British Isles and their Eggs - three vols, 1950, F. Warne, and all three in dust-wrappers (4)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 498
BLOOMFIELD, Robert - Wild Flowers; or, Pastoral and Local Poetry - 1806 tog. w. another by the same author, Rural Tales, Ballads and Songs - 1820, ninth edition; ; BUCKLAND, Frank - Notes and Jottings from Animal Life - 1890, new edition; Familiar Wild Birds - four vols bound as two, 1903; WHITE, Gilbert - The Natural History of Selborne - 1900, with illustrations by Edmund New and BELL - A History of British Stalk-Eyed Crustacea - 1853 (7)
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 499
Three volumes of, The Gardens and Menagerie of the Zoological Society Delineated, Quadrapeds - 1800, Vol I only; Birds - 1831, and a duplicate copy (3)
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
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