Book Sale on
Wednesday 7th June 2017
Lots: 500-549 of 700
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Lot 500
LANDSBOROUGH-THOMSON, A - Britains Birds and their Nests - Waverley Book Co., with all plates present tog. w. PYRCAFT, W. P - A History of Birds - 1910; WILLIAM-BEEBE, C - The Bird - 1907; MILLAIS, John - The Wildflowler in Scotland - 1974 and six other books all relating to Ornithology (10)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 501
WOOD, J. G - The Illustrated Natural History of Birds - 1875, George Routledge tog. w. EMERSON, P. H - Birds, Beasts, Fishes of the Norfolk Broadland - 1895 and LYDEKKER, Richard - The Royal Natural History - six vols, ex library (8)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 502
SHUCKARD, W. E - British Bees tog. w. twelve other books relating to Nature, Natural History, Botany etc to include; DUTT, W. A - Wild Life in East Anglia - October 1906, second edition; KEARTON, Richard - With Nature and a Camera - 1899 and ten other books (13)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 503
JELLICOE, G. A & SHEPHERD, J. C - Italian Gardens of the Renaissance - 1925, folio, with all plates [as called for]
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 504
MILLER, Phillip - The Gardener's Dictionary - 1768, eighth edition, folio, with twenty plates
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £85
Lot 505
Collection of twenty books of Botanical Interest to include; BUNYARD, George and THOMAS, Owen - The Fruit Garden; CLARK, Ernest - A Handbook of Plant Form - Batsford, 1904; CONNOLD, Edward T - British Vegetables Galls - Hutchinson & Co, 1901; WATSON, William - The Gardener's Assistant - six vols and eleven other books (20)
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 506
Collection of five Fur, Fin and Feather series titles to include: The Partridge -1894, second edition; The Hare - 1896, first edition; The Red Deer - 1896, first edition - each in decorative bindings tog. w. The Grouse - 1896, first edition and The Red Deer - 1896, first edition, both rebound in half calf and two editions of The Badminton Library to include: Archery - July 1901, new edition and Skating, Figure Skating, Curling etc - 1892, first edition (7)
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 507
GEIKIE, Archibald - Text Book of Geology - two vols, 1903, fourth edition tog. w. SHEPPARD, Thomas - Geological Rambles in East Yorkshire - with numerous illustrations and maps and a quantity of other books and paraphernalia relating to Geology and Mining
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 508
JESSIE, Edward - Gleanings in Natural History with Local Recollections - two vols, 1835, third edition, half calf tog. w. HOWITT, William - The Rural Life of England - 1840, second edition; SANDERSON, G. P - Thirteen Years among the Wild Beasts of India - 1879, second edition; COLEMAN, W. S - British Butterflies,- new edition, George Routledge & Sons and WOOD, Rev J. G - Homes without Hands - 1873 (6)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £80
Lot 509
PERCEVAL-WRIGHT, E - Cassell's Concise Natural History, being a complete series of descriptions of Animal Life - with numerous illustrations throughout tog. w. a quantity of books relating to Ornithology to include another book written by the same author titled, British Bird Life, being popular sketches of every species of bird not regularly nesting in the British Isles and COWARD, T. A - Bird Haunts and Nature Memories - 1922, Frederick Warne and others
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 510
Collection of twenty-eight A & C Black, Peeps at Nature Series, to include; British Ferns, Clubmosses and Horsetails; British Land Mammals and their Habitats; The Natural History of the Garden; Common British Moths; Birds Eggs & Nests; Bird Life of the Seasons; British Reptiles and Amphibians; Bees, Wasps and Ants; Trees, all with dust-wrappers; and eighteen others, all without dust-wrappers (28)
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 511
PYCRAFT, W. P & WOOD, Rev. Canon - The British Bird Book - 1921, with numerous tipped in illustrations tog. w. TUNNICLIFFE, Charles & ROGERSON, Sidney - 1947 and eighteen other books relating to Ornitholgy and Nature (20)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 512
STEP, Edward - Bees, Wasps, Ants & Allied Insects - F. Warne, 1932, dust-wrapper tog. w. NEAL, Ernest - The Badger - 1971, Collins New Naturalist; JEKYLL, Gertrude - Wall and Water Gardens - April 1928, seventh edition and a quantity of books relating to Natural History
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 513
Collection of books relating to entomology to include a small quantity of new naturalists to include: WILLIAMS, C. B - Insect Migration - 1971 reprint, dust-wrapper
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 514
COVENTRY, B. O - Wild Flowers of Kashmir - Vol I, 1923, and Vol III, 1930, each with numerous coloured illustrations tog. w. a collection of books of botanical interest to include: Illustrations of the British Flora - 1908, fourth ed., with illustrations by W. Fitch and W. Smith; ADAMSON, R. S & SALTER, T. M - Flora of the Cape Peninsula; ABRAMS, Leroy - Illustrated Flora of the Pacific States - four vols, and eighteen other books (25)
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 515
Collection of twenty-five books of botanical interest to include interest to Iran, Australia, New Zealand etc
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £42
Lot 516
Collection of twenty-six books of botanical interest to include; THORNTON, Robert - The Temple of Flora - 1981, and twenty-five other books
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 517
Collection of forty-two books of botanical interest relating mainly to Lillies, Irises, etc, to include a quantity of the Royal Horticultural Society, The Lily Year Books
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 518
Collection of books and paraphernalia relating to Orchids to include: CASH, Catherine - The Slipper Orchids -1991; FRANCIS-HUNT, P & GRIERSON, M - The Country Life Book of Orchids tog. w. a quantity of other items
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 519
PRIMMER, Kathleen - Scandinavian Peasant Costume - 1939, Adam and Charles Black tog. w. BROOKE, Iris - Western European Costume, seventh to mid-nineteenth century - two vols, 1940, George Harrap; BRADSHAW, Angela - World Costumes - 1961, Adam and Charles Black; PETTIGREW, D. W - Peasant Costume of the Black Forest - 1937, and a duplicate copy and two other books (8)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 520
Collection of eleven reference books relating to clocks and watches to include; SYMONDS, R. W - Masterpieces of English Furniture and Clocks - 1940, Batsford, a limited edition printing of 750 copies in Great Britain tog. w. BRITTEN, F. J - Old Clock and Watches and their Makers - Batsford, 1904, and nine other books (11)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 521
Collection of fourteen reference books relating to furniture to include; WARREN-CLOUSTON, K - The Chippendale Period in English Furniture - 1897 tog. w. MacQUOID, Percy - A History of English Furniture - 1988, and twelve other books (14)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 522
Collection of twenty-two ceramics reference books to include; ADAMS, Len & Yvonne - Meissen Porcelain Figures; Moorcroft Pottery, a guide to the pottery of William and Walter Moorcroft, 1897-1986 and twenty other books (22)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 523
Collection of nineteen ceramic reference books and pamphlets to include; MacINTOSH - Harold - Early English Figure Pottery - Chapman & Hall, 1938, first edition, and signed by the author; JUSTICE, Jean - Dictionary of Marks and Monograms of Delft Pottery - 1930, first edition, ex-library tog. w. fifteen other books and three pamphlets relating to ceramics (19)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 524
Collection of twenty-seven reference books on various subjects to include art, sculpture, oriental wares, architecture etc
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £42
Lot 525
Collection of thirty books and pamphlets relating to metalware covering, silver, gold, brassware, pewter etc
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 526
COYSH, A. W - The Dictionary of Picture Postcards in Britain, 1894-1939, tog. w. a quantity of postcard reference books
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 527
Collection of seventeen books relating to costume to include; HOUSTON, Mary - Medieval Costume in England & France - 1939, dust-wrapper tog. w. BRADSHAW, Angela - World Costumes - 1952; MANN, Kathleen - Design from Peasant Art - 1939, and fourteen other books (17)
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 528
COLE, Beverley & DURACK, Richard - Railway Posters, 1923-1947; HILLIER, Bevis - Posters -1969 tog. w. a quantity of other reference books all relating to posters
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £95
Lot 529
Collection of twenty-five reference books on various subjects to include Dolls Houses, Lalique, Thimbles, Oriental Wares, Ceramics, Textiles etc
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 530
FIGGIS, Darrell - The Paintings of William Blake - 1925, Ernest Benn, limited edition printing of 1150 copies
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £28
Lot 531
Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture in the Collection of Charles T. Yerkes - 1904, two vols, full calf, with gilt tooling, folio
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 532
MOSES, Henry - A Collection of Antique Vases, Altars, Paterae, Tripods, Candelabra, Sarcophagi etc - 1814, with numerous illustrations throughout, full calf
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 533
PHENE-SPIERS, R - The Orders of Architecture - Batsford, 1897 tog. w. MORRELL, J. B - The Arts and Crafts in York, York Monuments; GALSWORTHY-DAVIE, W - Old Cottages and Farmhouses in Surrey and a quantity of other books, all published by Batsford
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 534
Handbook to the Cathedrals of England and Wales - five vols, covering the Northern Cathedrals in two vols of, York, Ripon, Carlisle, Durham, Chester and Manchester; the Southern Cathedrals in two vols of, Winchester, Salisbury, Exeter, Wells, Chichester, Canterbury and Rochester and the Welsh Cathedrals in one volume of Llandaff, St. Davids, Bangor and St. Astaph, all bound in cream cloth boards with decorative bindings and gilt tooling to the spines (5)
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 535
RICKMAN, Thomas - An Attempt to Discriminate the Styles of Architecture in England from the Conquest to the Reformation - 1835, fourth edition, re-bound tog. w. five other books of architectural interest to include; A Glossary of Terms used in Grecian, Roman, Italian and Gothic Architecture - two vols, 1845; WEBB, Rev Benjamin - Sketches of Contintental Ecclesiology or Church Notes in Belguim, German and Italy - 1848; WEAVER, R - Monumenta Antiqua - 1840 and ESDAILE, Arundel - Temple Church Monuments - 1933, with a letter bound in from the author (6)

Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 536
Collection of twenty-five art reference books to include; RENOUF, Jane - The Lake Artists Society, a centenary celebration - 2004; KEBLE-CHATTERTON, E - Old Sea Paintings - 1928; and eighteen other books (25)
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 537
Collection of twenty-five art reference books to include; HARDIE, Martin - Watercolour Painting in Britain - three vols, all with dust-wrappers and twenty-two other books (25)
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 538
Collection of twenty-six reference books on various subjects to include; Glass, Militaria, Scientific Instruments, Fans etc
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 539
Collection of twenty-five art books to include; GUPTILL, Arthur - Norman Rockwell Illustrator - 1975, eleventh printing; HORNE, Alan - The Dictionary of 20th Century British Book Illustrators - 1999 reprint; Six A & C Black, Brush Pen and Pencil Guides relating to Frank Reynolds, W. Heath Robinson, Tom Browne, Dudley Hardy, John Hassall, Lawson Wood and seventeen other books (25)
Estimate:  £30 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 540
COURTNEY-LEWIS, C. T - The Picture Printer of the Nineteenth Century tog. w. a quantity of other books relating to art and architecture
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £38
Lot 541
FRANCIS, Dick - The Sport of Queens - 1957, first edition, signed by the author with an inscription on the front end paper, in non price-clipped dust-wrapper
Estimate:  £100 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 542
Collection of nine titled by Ernest Hemingway to include; A Moveable Feast - 1964, first edition tog. w. Green Hills of Africa - 1965 reprint; To Have and Have Not - 1965 reprint and For Whom the Bell Tolls - 1966, twenty-first impression; Across the River and into the Trees - 1967 reprint; The Old Man and the Sea - December 1966 reprint; The Torrents of Spring - 1964 reprint; Men without Women - 1964 reprint and Fiesta - 1964 reprint - all with dust-wrappers (9)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 543
CONAN-DOYLE, Arthur - The New Annotated Sherlock Holmes - three vols, slip-cases
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 544
The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - twenty vols, Pentland Edition, limited edition no. 73/1550 copies
Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £42
Lot 545
WILDE, Oscar - The Happy Prince and Other Tales - February 1902, third edition, with illustrations by Walter Crane
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 546
A Catalogue of the well-known and celebrated Library of the Late Ralph Willett Esq. brought from his Seat at Mearly, in the County of Dorset - Leigh and Sotherby, 1813, half calf
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £550
Lot 547
Bibliotheca Westiana: A Catalogue of the Curious and truly Valuable Library of the Late James West Esq. - 1773
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £420
Lot 548
Bibliotheca Beauclerkiana, A Catalogue of the Large and Valuable Library of the Late Honourable Topham Beauclerk F. R. S - 1781
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £480
Lot 549
The Novels of Jane Austen - ten vols, Chatto & Windus, 1908, with illustrations by A. Wallis Mills
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
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