Auction 20.05.2019

Gorringes
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BN7 2PD Lewes, East Sussex
United Kingdom
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Date of the auction: 20.05.2019

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THANET: Lewis, John - The History and Antiquities, Ecclesiastical and Civil, of the Isle of Tenet, in Kent, 1st edition, one of 150, 2 parts in 1 vol, 4to, half calf, with 7 plates and 6 woodcuts, London 1723 Estimate £150-250...

Price: £150 - £250
ca. US$195 - US$325

Date: 20 May 2019

CAMBRIDGE: Shaw, William Francis [Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, Vicar of Eastry] - Liber Estriae; or, Memorials of the Royal Ville and Parish of Eastry in the County of Kent, 1st edition, cloth, quarto, London 1870 Estimate £60-90...

Price: £60 - £90
ca. US$78 - US$117

Date: 20 May 2019

MEDWAY: Ireland, Samuel - Picturesque Views on the River Medway, 4to, quarter morocco, with 28 sepia aquatint plates, engraved title page and frontis, London 1793 Estimate £180-240...

Price: £180 - £240
ca. US$234 - US$312

Date: 20 May 2019

RYE, WINCHELSEA: Champneys, Basil - A Quiet Corner of England, Studies of Landscape in Rye, Winchelsea and The Romney Marsh, with numerous illustrations by Alfred Dawson, quarto, green cloth gilt, 8 plates, front hinge split, London 1875 Estimate £30-50...

Price: £30 - £50
ca. US$39 - US$65

Date: 20 May 2019

Allen, Thomas - The Picturesque Beauties of Great Britain: Kent, contemporary quarter calf - rubbed, with engraved title, folding map and 126 views on 63 plates, lacking front free endpaper, L: George Virtue, [c.1832?] Estimate £150-200...

Price: £150 - £200
ca. US$195 - US$260

Date: 20 May 2019

SANDWICH: Boys, William - Collections for an History of Sandwich in Kent, 4to, tree calf, with 40 plates and maps, frontis and title page browned, front board almost detached, Canterbury 1892 [i.e. 1792] Estimate £300-500...

Price: £300 - £500
ca. US$390 - US$651

Date: 20 May 2019

Greenwood, Christopher - An Epitome of County History, Vol I, County of Kent, 4to, calf, hand coloured with map, frontis, 81 litho plates, foxing to some, London 1838 Estimate £200-300...

Price: £200 - £300
ca. US$260 - US$390

Date: 20 May 2019

CANTERBURY: Hasted, Edward - The History of the Ancient and Metropolitical City of Canterbury ..., folio, later calf, new endpapers, with frontis and 36 plates and maps, Canterbury 1799 Estimate £200-300...

Price: £200 - £300
ca. US$260 - US$390

Date: 20 May 2019

Harris, John - The History of Kent, 1st edition, Vol 1 (all published), folio, rebound half calf, only 2 plates (of 42), lacking portrait frontis and folded map, title page and dedication repaired at foot, London 1719 Estimate £300-400...

Price: £300 - £400
ca. US$390 - US$521

Date: 20 May 2019

LEEDS CASTLE: Martin, Charles Wykeham - The History and Description of Leeds Castle, Kent, folio, original cloth, stained, with 8 mounted albumen prints, front inner joint split, London 1869 Estimate £100-150...

Price: £100 - £150
ca. US$130 - US$195

Date: 20 May 2019

Battely, John - Antiquitates Rutupinae et Antiquitates S. Edmundi Burgi, 2nd edition, 8vo, contemporary mottled calf, with 15 maps and plates, 6 of them folding, Oxford 1745 Estimate £100-150...

Price: £100 - £150
ca. US$130 - US$195

Date: 20 May 2019

Greenwood, Christopher - An Epitome of County History, Vol I, County of Kent, (all published), quarto, rebound half calf, with hand-coloured double page map, lacking all plates, London 1838 Estimate £80-120...

Price: £80 - £120
ca. US$104 - US$156

Date: 20 May 2019

DOVER: Darell, William - The History of Dover Castle, 4to, half calf, with folding plan and 8 plates, bottom margins of plates water-stained and discoloured, London 1797, (the author was Chaplain to Queen Elizabeth) Estimate £80-120...

Price: £80 - £120
ca. US$104 - US$156

Date: 20 May 2019

Pennant, Thomas - A Journey from London to the Isle of Wight, with 47 plates and 2 folding maps hand-coloured in outline, deckle edged paper, some plates added later, London 1801 Estimate £80-120...

Price: £80 - £120
ca. US$104 - US$156

Date: 20 May 2019

Stockdale, Frederick Wilton Litchfield - Etchings from Original Drawings of Antiquities in the County of Kent, 1st edition, 4to, original boards - rubbed, soiled, with trimmed engraved title and 39 plates, front inner joint split, London 1810 [1811] Estimate £100-150...

Price: £100 - £150
ca. US$130 - US$195

Date: 20 May 2019

TUNBRIDGE WELLS: Amsinck, Paul - Tunbridge Wells and its Neighbourhood, 4to, half calf, with 31 plates etched by Letitia Byrne, spotted and browned, London 1810 Estimate £80-120...

Price: £80 - £120
ca. US$104 - US$156

Date: 20 May 2019

Streatfield, Thomas - Excerpta Cantiana; being a Prospectus of a History of Kent, crown folio, paper boards, 4 plates, inner joints split, Shakespeare Press, Pall Mall, London 1836, with pamphlet prospectus of same 1837, and three a/I's in the hand of the author, one to H.W. Diamond, of the Society of Antiquaries (5) Estimate £80-120...

Price: £80 - £120
ca. US$104 - US$156

Date: 20 May 2019

Hasted, Edward - The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent, 1st edition, 4 vols, folio, 19th century calf gilt, with 40 maps, all but 2 folding, the large county map hand-coloured in outline, 60 plates (some folding), boards a little scuffed, Canterbury 1778-90 Estimate £800-1,200...

Price: £800 - £1,200
ca. US$1,042 - US$1,563

Date: 20 May 2019

Ireland, William Henry - England's Topographer: A New and Complete History of the County of Kent, 4 vols, 8vo, contemporary half calf, rubbed, with folding map, engraved title and 124 plates, some foxing, title pages and plates spotted, London 1828-30 Estimate £150-200...

Price: £150 - £200
ca. US$195 - US$260

Date: 20 May 2019

SHEPWAY: Knocker, Edward - An Account of The Grand Court of Shepway, Holden on the Bredenstone Hill at Dover: For the Installation of the Right Honourable Henry John Temple Viscount Palmerston as Constable H.M. Castle at Dover & Warden & Keeper of Her Majesty's Cinque Ports 1861, wine red cloth, stained, half title and title page water damaged, London 1862 Estimate £30-40...

Price: £30 - £40
ca. US$39 - US$52

Date: 20 May 2019

RICHBOROUGH: Smith, Charles Roach - The Antiquities of Richborough, Reculver and Lymne, in Kent, colour, frontis, 8 full-page black and white plates, rebound half calf, London 1850 Estimate £30-50...

Price: £30 - £50
ca. US$39 - US$65

Date: 20 May 2019

Boys, John - A General View of the Agriculture of the County of Kent, 8vo, half calf, with hand-coloured folding map and 2 plates, London 1796 Estimate £100-150...

Price: £100 - £150
ca. US$130 - US$195

Date: 20 May 2019

Kilburne, Richard - A Topographie or Survey of the County of Kent, 1st edition, 8vo, contemporary calf, rebacked, corners bumped, upper board almost detached, lacking portrait, A2 torn, London 1659 Estimate £100-150...

Price: £100 - £150
ca. US$130 - US$195

Date: 20 May 2019

CANTERBURY: Somner, William - The Antiquities of Canterbury, 1st edition, 4to, rebound cloth, with map and 2 folding plates, London 1640 Estimate £250-350...

Price: £250 - £350
ca. US$325 - US$456

Date: 20 May 2019

Furley, David - A History of the Weald of Kent, with an outline of the early history of the county, 2 vols in 3, 8vo, green cloth gilt, with folding maps, Ashford and London 1871 Estimate £80-120...

Price: £80 - £120
ca. US$104 - US$156

Date: 20 May 2019

Fussell, L - A Journey Round the Coast of Kent, 8vo, contemporary calf, rubbed, with folding map and 8 plates bound or pasted in, title page repaired, London 1818 Estimate £120-160...

Price: £120 - £160
ca. US$156 - US$208

Date: 20 May 2019

Robinson, Thomas, of Lincoln's Inn - The Common Law of Kent: or, the Customs of Gavelkind, 3rd edition, 8vo, contemporary calf, with 'Opinions of the Press' sheet inserted, London 1822 Estimate £60-100...

Price: £60 - £100
ca. US$78 - US$130

Date: 20 May 2019

WYE: Morris, William S. - The History and Topography of Wye, 1st edition, 8vo, green cloth with 7 plates, Canterbury 1842 Estimate £100-150...

Price: £100 - £150
ca. US$130 - US$195

Date: 20 May 2019

Lambard, William - A Perambulation of Kent, 8vo, with portrait and 1 map, rebacked half calf, title page signed Rob. Dadd, Chatham 1826. Note: Inner fly leaf with manuscript in ink - 'Robert Dadd, a chemist of Chatham, the first owner of this book, was murdered in Halfpence Lane, Cobham, on the 31st August 1843 by his son, Richard, an artist, who had become insane ...' Estimate £80-120...

Price: £80 - £120
ca. US$104 - US$156

Date: 20 May 2019

Dearn, Thomas Downes Wilmot - An Historical, Topographical and Descriptive Account of the Weald of Kent, 1st edition, 8vo, contemporary half calf, repaired, with map and 8 plates, Cranbrook 1814 Estimate £80-120...

Price: £80 - £120
ca. US$104 - US$156

Date: 20 May 2019