Books, Manuscripts & Maps Sale - Timed Auction

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Date of the auction: 15.10.2021

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DAVID TEW. 'The Oakham Canal.' Signed author, ltd edn, Illustrated by Rigby...

DAVID TEW. 'The Oakham Canal.' Signed author, ltd edn, Illustrated by Rigby Graham, Two postcards regarding the book to Justin Brooke loosely inserted along with other small items; 'The Melton to Oakham Canal,' signed to title page, second revised edition. Very good. Condition: Postage: £19.56

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £30 - £60

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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EDAWARD THOMAS. 'In Pursuit of Spring.' First Edition, original cloth, top...

EDAWARD THOMAS. 'In Pursuit of Spring.' First Edition, original cloth, top edge etc gilt, 1914, very good. Condition: Postage: 19.56 Please note that the postage quote is an estimate of the amount that we would charge to send the item to a buyer in the UK. If you are outside of the UK, or there is

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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DYLAN THOMAS. 'Under Milk Wood.' First edition, vg condition with slightly...

DYLAN THOMAS. 'Under Milk Wood.' First edition, vg condition with slightly worn dj, 1954; 'Collected Poems. 1934-1952.' Top edge red, some foxing to leading edges "Last Reprinted 1952". Condition: Postage: 19.56 Please note that the postage quote is an estimate of the amount that we would charge to

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £40 - £80

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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STREATFEILD, NOEL, Harlequinade. Lithographs by Clarke Hutton, lacks dj...

STREATFEILD, NOEL, Harlequinade. Lithographs by Clarke Hutton, lacks dj. good; BLAKELOCK, DENYS. In Search of Elsie Piddock. An Echo of Eleanor Farjeon. Illustration by Edward Ardizzone. Dedicated by Blakelock "For Raymond (Raikes) who brought much happiness into the last years of Eleanor Farjeon's

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £50 - £100

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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CHARLES DAVID BADHAM. 'A Treatise on the Esculent Funguses of England.' Ten...

CHARLES DAVID BADHAM. 'A Treatise on the Esculent Funguses of England.' Ten hand-coloured plates complete, orig cloth, gilt, some wear to covers, 1863. Condition: Postage: 19.56 Please note that the postage quote is an estimate of the amount that we would charge to send the item to a buyer in the

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £40 - £80

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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T. E. LAWRENCE. 'The Mint.' Limited edition of 2000, of which this is...

T. E. LAWRENCE. 'The Mint.' Limited edition of 2000, of which this is Number 1040, goatskin-backed buckram, Jonathan Cape, 1955. The front and rear free endpaper are mottled which has affected adjoining pages. The rest of the book is in very good order. Lacks the slip case:The Seven Pillars of

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £60 - £120

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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MERVYN PEAKE ILLUSTRATIONS. 'The Hunting of the Snark.' Two copies in...

MERVYN PEAKE ILLUSTRATIONS. 'The Hunting of the Snark.' Two copies in fair/good condition. Lacking dj, 1941 plus Zodiac edition, 1942, vg. (3) Condition: Postage: 35 Please note that the postage quote is an estimate of the amount that we would charge to send the item to a buyer in the UK. If you are

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £30 - £60

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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MERVYN PEAKE. Various books in various editions. Condition: Postage: 35...

MERVYN PEAKE. Various books in various editions. Condition: Postage: 35 Please note that the postage quote is an estimate of the amount that we would charge to send the item to a buyer in the UK. If you are outside of the UK, or there is no estimate shown here, please contact [email protected]

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £30 - £60

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS. 'The Tower.' Original cloth gilt, designed by Thomas...

WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS. 'The Tower.' Original cloth gilt, designed by Thomas Sturge Moore, vg condition, Macmillan 1929. Condition: Postage: 19.56 Please note that the postage quote is an estimate of the amount that we would charge to send the item to a buyer in the UK. If you are outside of the UK

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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Father Tuck Little Books. 28 vols, plus 4 in the "A Pixie Book" series. All...

Father Tuck Little Books. 28 vols, plus 4 in the "A Pixie Book" series. All in dustjackets and in good to very good condition. (Little Red Riding Hood's jacket has a split at the top). Condition: Postage: 45 Please note that the postage quote is an estimate of the amount that we would charge to send

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £40 - £80

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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MERVYN PEAKE. 'Shapes and Sounds.' Village Press, 1974. Captain...

MERVYN PEAKE. 'Shapes and Sounds.' Village Press, 1974. Captain Slaughterboard Drops Anchor. The Macmillan Company, New York; Plus 13 other books in various bindings including paperbacks which have all been read. Small box. Condition: Postage: 35 Please note that the postage quote is an estimate of

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £30 - £60

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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AGNES CATLOW. 'Popular Garden Botany: A Familiar and Scientific...

AGNES CATLOW. 'Popular Garden Botany: A Familiar and Scientific Description.' 20 hand-coloured plated complete, 1855, original cloth gilt, good. Condition: Postage: 19.56 Please note that the postage quote is an estimate of the amount that we would charge to send the item to a buyer in the UK. If

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £20 - £40

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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ANES CATLOW. 'Popular Greenhouse Botany.' Twenty hand-coloured plates...

ANES CATLOW. 'Popular Greenhouse Botany.' Twenty hand-coloured plates complete, uncut, 1857, original cloth gilt, good. Condition: Postage: 19.56 Please note that the postage quote is an estimate of the amount that we would charge to send the item to a buyer in the UK. If you are outside of the UK

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £20 - £40

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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THOMAS MOORE. 'A Popular History of the British Ferns and Allied Plants...

THOMAS MOORE. 'A Popular History of the British Ferns and Allied Plants, comprising the Club-Mosses, Pepperworts and Horsetails.' Plates complete, loose revised edition, 1862. Condition: Postage: 19.56 Please note that the postage quote is an estimate of the amount that we would charge to send the

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £15 - £30

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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DEREK TANGYE. 'Somewhere a Cat is Waiting.' Signed title page by author...

DEREK TANGYE. 'Somewhere a Cat is Waiting.' Signed title page by author, very well bound in morocco, gilt by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Condition: Postage: 19.56 Please note that the postage quote is an estimate of the amount that we would charge to send the item to a buyer in the UK. If you are

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £50 - £100

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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DEREK TANGYE. 'A Cat at the Window.' Signed title page by author, well...

DEREK TANGYE. 'A Cat at the Window.' Signed title page by author, well bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in morocco, gilt very good. Condition: Postage: 19.56 Please note that the postage quote is an estimate of the amount that we would charge to send the item to a buyer in the UK. If you are outside

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £50 - £100

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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DOREEN TOVEY. 'Raining Cats and Donkeys.' Illustrated by Maurice Wilson...

DOREEN TOVEY. 'Raining Cats and Donkeys.' Illustrated by Maurice Wilson, six line dedication to the Tangyes on ffep signed 1972 - pub 1967, first edition; 'Life with Grandma,' Illustrated by Folkes, three line signed dedication to Jeannie and Derek Tangye 1976. - pub 1964; 'The New Boy,' illustrated

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £60 - £120

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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DOREEN TOVEY. 'Cats in May.' Illustrated by Maurice Wilson, first edition...

DOREEN TOVEY. 'Cats in May.' Illustrated by Maurice Wilson, first edition, 1959; 'Donkey Work,' illustrated by Maurice Wilson, 1962, first edition; 'Life with Grandma,' illustrated by Folkes, 1964, First Edition; 'Making the Horse Laugh,' illustrated by Maurice Wilson, 1974, first edition; 'Cats in

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £30 - £60

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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THE DECORATIVE ART OF LEON BAKST. Appreciation by Arsene Alexandre. Notes...

THE DECORATIVE ART OF LEON BAKST. Appreciation by Arsene Alexandre. Notes on the Ballets by Jean Cocteau. The Fine Art Society, London, 1913. Original half vellum-backed gilt marbled boards with the binding having suffered from damp , mainly on the back cover. 66 0f 77 plates which Include: Le Dieu

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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EDMUND DULAC ILLUSTRATIONS. 'The Tempest.' By William Shakespeare, 40...

EDMUND DULAC ILLUSTRATIONS. 'The Tempest.' By William Shakespeare, 40 tipped in coloured plates with descriptive tissue guards complete, original cloth, gilt, covers and endpapers damaged by damp, loose, plates in good condition, 1908. Condition: Postage: 19.56 Please note that the postage quote is

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £25 - £50

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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DICCIONARIO DE LA LENGUA CASTELLANA. 'por la Real Academia Espanola.' Orig...

DICCIONARIO DE LA LENGUA CASTELLANA. 'por la Real Academia Espanola.' Orig marbled leather, labels, 1899, good. Condition: Postage: 19.56 Please note that the postage quote is an estimate of the amount that we would charge to send the item to a buyer in the UK. If you are outside of the UK, or there

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £50 - £100

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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MURIEL HANDLEY SPICER. 'Toy Dogs and How to Breed and Rear Them being The...

MURIEL HANDLEY SPICER. 'Toy Dogs and How to Breed and Rear Them being The Life of a Griffon Bruxellois.' Original pictorial cloth, photographic illusts, A & C Black, 1902, cut through (up to half inch high) on front cover to page 63; JOHN GALSWORTHY. 'Memories.' Illustrated in colour(2) and black

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £20 - £40

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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LAURA KNIGHT. 'Oil Paint and Grease Paint.' 3 vols., first Penguin edition...

LAURA KNIGHT. 'Oil Paint and Grease Paint.' 3 vols., first Penguin edition, 1941, vg; Plus other unusual Cornish-related books, all in very good condition. Small Box. Condition: Postage: 35 Please note that the postage quote is an estimate of the amount that we would charge to send the item to a

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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W. T. GREENE. 'Birds I have Kept in Years Gone By.' Sixteen colour litho...

W. T. GREENE. 'Birds I have Kept in Years Gone By.' Sixteen colour litho plates comp, orig cloth gilt, teg, 1885, vg; TUFFEN WEST. 'Half-Hours with the Microscope.' Eight plates complete, half-title, orig cloth, gilt, 1858, vg; CHARLES KINGSLEY. 'Glaucus or Wonders of the Shore.' Fourth edition

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £40 - £80

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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W. LAUDER LINDSAY, MD. 'A Popular History of British Lichens, comprising an...

W. LAUDER LINDSAY, MD. 'A Popular History of British Lichens, comprising an account of their structure, reproduction, uses, distribution, and classification.' Twenty-two coloured plates complete. Orig cloth, gilt, well used - loose, 1856. Condition: Postage: 19.56 Please note that the postage quote

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £30 - £60

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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AMBROSE HEATH. 'Good Food from the Aga.' Cover and decorations by Edward...

AMBROSE HEATH. 'Good Food from the Aga.' Cover and decorations by Edward Bawden, second impression of the first edition, good, 1934; AMBROSE HEATH. 'Good Savouries.' Seventh impression of the first edition, dj and title page decorated by Edward Bawden, unclipped dj, cloth, 1950; plus a copy of the

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £20 - £40

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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ARTHUR G LANGDON. 'Old Cornish Crosses.' With an article on their ornament...

ARTHUR G LANGDON. 'Old Cornish Crosses.' With an article on their ornament by J Romilly Allen, FSA. Illustrations and maps complete. Ex-library with a library binding, Joseph Pollard, Truro 1896. Condition: Postage: 19.56 Please note that the postage quote is an estimate of the amount that we would

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £20 - £40

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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SAM SMITH. 'Rover's Regatta Day.' Illustrated glazed boards, profusely...

SAM SMITH. 'Rover's Regatta Day.' Illustrated glazed boards, profusely illustrated by the sculptor and artist Sam Smith who has signed this scarce book. VG condition. Condition: Postage: 19.56 Please note that the postage quote is an estimate of the amount that we would charge to send the item to a

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £50 - £100

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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MARRIOTT EDGAR. 'Albert Arold and Others compiled and written by Marriott...

MARRIOTT EDGAR. 'Albert Arold and Others compiled and written by Marriott Edgar. Performed by Stanley Holloway and Marriott Edgar.' With 46 character illustrations by John Hassall, some damp damage, front soft cover slightly creased and grubby, 1930. Condition: Postage: 19.56 Please note that the

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £15 - £30

Date: 15 Oct 2021

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G F SCOTSON-CLARK. 'Cut-Outs.' The Shadow Picture Book. 23 0f 24 cut-outs...

G F SCOTSON-CLARK. 'Cut-Outs.' The Shadow Picture Book. 23 0f 24 cut-outs which have been cut out. Cloth-backed boards, dj (small loss to back cover) 1926. Condition: Postage: 19.56 Please note that the postage quote is an estimate of the amount that we would charge to send the item to a buyer in

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £20 - £40

Date: 15 Oct 2021