Book Sale on
Wednesday 7th June 2017
Lots: 550-599 of 700
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Lot 550
LAWRENCE, T. E - The Mint, a day book of the R.A.F depot between August and December 1922, with later notes by 320587 A/C Ross - 1955, Jonathan Cape, limited edition no. 755/2000
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 551
EDEL, Leon (Ed.) - The Complete Tales of Henry James - twelve vols, 1962-1964, all with dust-wrappers
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £48
Lot 552
Catalogue of The Beckford Library removed from Hamilton Palace, which was sold by auction by Messers. Sotherby, Wilkinson and Hodge, 1882 - in four parts bound as one with the prices achieved at the rear
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £130
Lot 553
The Rothschild Library, A Catalogue of the Collection of Eighteenth Century Printed Books and Manuscripts - two vols, 1954 tog. w. twelve similar books to include; HORNE, Thomas - A Catalogue of the Library of the College of St. Margaret and St. Bernard commonly called Queen's College in the University of Cambridge - Vol I, 1827; Bibliotheca Anglo-Poetical or, a descriptive catalogue of a rare and rich collection of early English Poetry - 1815; Catalogue of The York Gate, Geographical & Colonial Library - 1882; The Britwell Handlist - two vols, 1933; Catalogue of the Famous Library of Printed Books, Illuminated Manuscripts, Autograph Letters and engravings collected by Henry Huth, sold by Sotherby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 1920 - three vols and A Catalogue of Books Printed in Foreign Languages after the year 1600, forming a part of the library of Robert Hoe, New York, 1909 - four vols (14)
Estimate:  £60 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £160
Lot 554
The Novels of the Sisters Bronte - twelve vols, John Grant, 1904, Thornton Edition, all with dust-wrappers
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £140
Lot 555
The Nonesuch Century, An Appraisal, a Personal Note and a Bibliography of the First Hundred Books Issued by the Press, 1923-1934 - limited edition printing of 750 copies, this being un-numbered but stated as 'out of series'
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 556
WHEATLEY, Dennis - The Rising Storm - dust-wrapper with dedication from the author to his friend, Howard Spring, tog. w. another by the same author, Contraband and five other books, all bearing inscriptionsto Howard Spring to include; ELIOT, T. S - Murder in the Cathedral; MAUGHAM, Robin - Joyita Mystery; DUHAMEL, Georges - Salavin; WARTENWEILER, Fritz - Jawaharal Nehru and LEFTWICH, Joseph - What Will Happen to the Jews (7)
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 557
The Life and Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York Mariner - two vols, 1823
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 558
DICKENS, Charles - The Life and Adventures of Nicolas Nickleby tog. w. eight other volumes of the author's works to include: A Tale of Two Cities and Our Mutual Friend (bound as one); Barnaby Rudge; Dombey & Son; Bleak House, all with illustrations by F. Barnard; The Uncommercial Traveller with illustrations by E. G. Dalziel; David Copperfield with illustrations by J. Barnard; Great Expectations with illustrations by F. A. Fraser and Little Dorrit with illustrations by J. Mahoney - all uniformly bound (9)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 559
KNIGHT, Charles (Ed.) - The Works of Shakespeare, Imperial Edition - two vols, J. S. Virtue & Co, with numerous steel illustrations tog. w. The Works of Shakespeare with notes - two vols, J. S. Virtue & Co, with numerous illustrations, all volumes uniformly bound, folio, with gilt tooling and raised bands to the spine (4)
Estimate:  £45 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 560
DICKENS, Charles - Our Mutual Friend - two vols, 1865, with illustrations by Marcus Stone, half calf
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 561
WHEATLEY, Dennis - Murder off Miami - Hutchinson & Co tog. w. two other Dennis Wheatley Murder Mysteries to include; Who Killed Robert Prentice? and Herewith the Clues (3)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 562
LAWRENCE, T. E - Seven Pillars of Wisdom - tog. w. a quantity of other literature books to include; COTTLE, Joseph - Reminisces of Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Robert Southey - 1847; Moore's Irish Melodies tog. w. other books
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £28
Lot 563
The Arabian Nights Tales of 1001 Nights - three vols, 2008, Penguin Classics, slipcase tog. w. MATHERS, Powys The Book of the Thousand and One Night - four vols, George Routledge (7)
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £170
Lot 564
Collection of twenty-two, 19th century and later books, relating mainly to literature, tog. w. art and medicine interest
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £110
Lot 565
Collection of autobiography and literature books to include; DAY, Douglas - Malcolm Lowry - 1974
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 566
KNIGHT, Charles - The Works of Shakespeare - two vols, Virtue and Co, with numerous illustrations throughout, folio
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 567
The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin - eight vols, Edinburgh, 1761 tog. w. Plutarch's Lives, translated from the Original Greek; with notes critical and historical, and a new life of Plutarch - six vols, London, 1798, each full calf (14)
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £80
Lot 568
Collection of literature books mainly with interest to H. G. Wells and Arthur Conan Doyle to include; CONAN-DOYLE, A - The Refugees - 1894, new edition; WELLS, H. G -The Fate of Homo Sapiens - August 1939, third impression and other books
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £32
Lot 569
DICKENS, Charles - The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby - two vols, 1857, Chapman & Hall tog. w. a quantity of 18th century and later, old leather and cloth books, of literature interest
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £190
Lot 570
Collection of books and paraphernalia relating to Seamus Heaney
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 571
FINCH-MASON, G - Sporting Sketches - c. 1880, with numerous illustrations, oblong folio
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 572
Collection of books relating to cricket
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 573
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, 1939, tog. w. two others for 1946 and 1952 (3)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £200
Lot 574
HOBBS, Jack - Between the Wickets - 1926, A & C Black, signed on the title page by Hobbs and Herbert Sutcliffe
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £32
Lot 575
RANJITSINHJI, K. S - The Jubilee Book of Cricket - 1897 tog. w. STANDING, Percy - Anglo Australian Cricket, 1862-1926 - Faber & Gwyer, 1926 and GORDON, Home - Cricket Form at a Glance, 1878-1902 and the Australians in England - 1902, ex library (3)
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 576
The Sedgefield Country in the Seventies and Eighties, with the Reminiscences of a First Whipper in - 1904, third edition tog. w. eight other books of hunting interest, and three Horse and Hound Year Books (12)
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 577
Hunts with Jorrocks - November 1908, second edition, with tipped in illustrations by G. Denholm Armour tog. w. fourteen other books relating to hunting and shooting to include; GEEN, Philip - Days Stolen for Sport - undated; WENTWORTH-DAY, J - Sporting Adventure - 1927, George Harrap and twelve other books (15)
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 578
FARJEON, Eleanor - Katy Kruse at the Seaside - George Harrap, 1932, with twelve coloured plates
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 579
Collection of ten Jules Verne titles to include: The Clipper of the Clouds - undated; Among the Cannibals - undated; Around the World in Eighty Days - 1879 and another copy - undated, new edition; 800 Leagues up the Amazon - undated; Five Weeks in a Balloon - 1890; From Birth to Moon and a Trip around it - undated; Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea - undated and two undated copies of, Dropped from the Clouds (10)
Estimate:  £25 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 580
SOWERBY, J. G & EMMERSON, H. H - Afternoon Tea - F. Warne tog. w. six other illustrated books to include: DE LA MARE, Walter and JONES, Harold - This Year: Next Year - Faber & Faber; LUCAS, E. V & SHEPARD, Ernest - Playtime & Company - second edition, Methuen & Co; KONSTAM, G. A, CASELLA, E & N - The Maypole - Thos. de la Rue; Warne's Picture Puzzle Toy Books, Book of Trades; Sugar and Spice and all that's nice, pictures and rhymes for the little ones - 1882, Strahan & Co and WILLEBEEK LE MER, H - Our Old Nursery Rhymes - Augener Ltd (7)
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £42
Lot 581
JOHNS, Captain W. E - The Rescue Flight - 1939, first edition, lacking dust-wrapper tog. w. by the same author, To Worlds Unknown - 1960, first edition, dust-wrapper (2)
Estimate:  £25 - 45 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £28
Lot 582
HEATH-ROBINSON, W - Bill the Minder - 1912, Constable & Co, with sixteen coloured plates [as called for] and numerous black and white illustrations
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £90
Lot 583
Three Dandy Book Annuals for the years 1956, 1959 and 1960
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 584
Collection of five Rupert books to include; Rupert in More Adventures, for 1944; the New Rupert Book, for 1946 - both soft-back tog. w. Rupert, for 1972 and Rupert Little Bear and Rupert Stories (5)
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 585
KINGSLEY, Charles - The Water Babies - with twelve tipped in coloured plates [as called for] by Jessie Willcox Smith
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 586
Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales - with fifteen tipped in coloured plates by W. Heath Robinson
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 587
HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel - A Wonder Book - undated, Hodder & Stoughton, with twenty-three tipped in illustrations [as called for] by Arthur Rackham
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £85
Lot 588
GOLDSMITH, Oliver - The Vicar of Wakefield - 1903, A & C. Black, limited edition no. 103/250 copies and signed by the publishers, with thirteen illustrations [as called for] by J. Massey-Wright
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 589
Collection of twenty-three illustrated books, the majority with illustrations by Hugh Thomson, all with decorative bindings and some first editions to include: Peg Woffington - 1899; The Story of Rosina and other Verses - 1892; Hood's Humourous Poems - 1893; Proverbs in Porcelain - 1893 and nineteen other books (23)
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £220
Lot 590
Fabre's Book of Insects - Hodder & Stoughton, with twelve coloured illustrations by E. J. Detmold
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £18
Lot 591
BOWERS, G - Canters in Crampshire - Chatto & Windus, with numerous illustrations, oblong folio
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 592
CALDECOTT, Randolph - a collection of ten illustrated books tog. w. a quantity of other illustrated books to include Aunt Louisa's London Toy Books, John Gilpin
Estimate:  £25 - 45 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 593
The Tour of Doctor Syntax through London, or the Pleasures and Miseries of the Metropolis - 1820, half calf, with twenty coloured plates by Rowlandson
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 594
The Memoirs of a Lady of Quality, being Lady Vane's Memoirs - 1925, with numerous coloured illustrations by Vera Willoughby and signed by her, limited edition no. 320/500, dust-jacket
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 595
WAIN, Louis - Full of Fun - undated, Ernest Nister
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £38
Lot 596
LEYGUE, Louis - Aux Courses, Carmet d'Aquarelles et Dessins - 1974, limited edition 320/400, French text with numerous illustrations of horses tog. w. ROBINSON, Patrick & REEVES, Richard Stone - Decade of Champions - 1980, signed by both authors with an inscription from Patrick Robinson
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 597
TURNER, J.W - The Liber Studiorum - 1871, three vols, relating to Architectural and Historical Subjects, Mountains and Marine Subjects and Pastoral Subjects and Elegant Pastorals, with seventy-one illustrations [as called for], folio (3)
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 598
Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures, with forty-four tipped in illustrations [as called for], each protected by tissue-guard
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 599
Collection of twenty-four 1960s and 1970s Marvel and DC Comics to include Marvel Avenger, Batrman and Robin etc
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
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