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Mitchells Antiques & Fine Art Auctioneers & Valuers
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Date of the auction: 12.06.2019

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"The History & Antiquities of The Counties of Westmorland & Cumberland", by Joseph Nicholson and Richard Burn (1777), set of 2 volumes, with 2 folding maps, 1390 pages in total, published by Strahan & T. Cadell, London (see illustration

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £120 - £180

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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DELAVIGNE. KENNETH, T., "The Spyderco Story, The New Shape of Sharp", hardback, about knives, published by Paladin Press (2000), and "Good Gundogs" by Capt. H.F.H. Hardy, illustrations from the original dry points by G. Vernon Stokes, including a hand written letter by Vernon Stokes, published by

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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A small collection of children's books, together with Ruskin "Sesame and Lilies", Browning's "Songs of Men and Women", Gems from George Eliot and others, all late 19th/early 20th century

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £20 - £30

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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GLASSE. HANNAH., The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy: which far exceeds anything of the kind yet published ..., New Edition, with all the Modern Improvements..., 1784, leather bound

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £50 - £80

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Parson and White "History Directory and Gazetteer, of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmorland, Furness, Cartmel & the Lake District" printed for W White & Co, 1829, leather bindings with rebound spine with gilt lettering

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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"The Saxon Chronicle", with English translation (1823) by J. Ingram (1774-1850 The Rawlinson Professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford University

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £50 - £80

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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MILTON. JOHN. "Comus", published in London by William Heinemann and in New York by Double Day Page & Co., no dust jacket, illustrated by Arthur Rackham, includes 24 tipped in plates, no date but circa 1920, green cloth boards, also "Irish Fairytales" by James Stevens, illustrated by Arthur Rackham

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Eleven antiquarian books, to include "Letters of Lady Rachel Russell From the Manuscript In the Library of Woburn Abbey" (1773), "Thackeray's Works", "McCauley's Essays", "History of The British Empire" (1837), "The Excursion" a poem by William Wordsworth (1832), etc

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Two boxes of sheet music, predominantly vocal pieces, with picture covers from early 20th century to mid-1960's

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Two boxes of predominantly violin and piano music

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Two boxes of predominantly piano and violin music

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Two boxes of predominantly violin music

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Three boxes of music scores, Music Lovers portfolio and piano and violin music, to include Schubert's Four Symphonies, Schuman's Complete Symphonies, Brahms, Mozart, etc

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Two boxes of music books, to include "The Complete Lyrics of Ira Gershwin", "Enesco - His Life & Times", "Great Masters of The Violin", books on Paganini, Wagner, Benjamin Britain, Menuhin, etc

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £50 - £80

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Two boxes of music books, to include "Sergey Prokofiev Diaries" 2 volumes, "Daring to Excel" by Ruth Railton, "A Doorkeeper of Music" by J.A. Fuller-Maitland, "Biography of Sir Henry Wood", "Music Therapy & Special Education", etc

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £50 - £80

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Two boxes of music books, to include "Impressions That Remained" by Ethel Smyth, volumes 1 and 2 (1920), "The Music of Stravinsky", "Opera & Drama", "Hector Berlioz", books on chords, dischords, orchestras, etc

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £50 - £80

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Two boxes of music books, to include "My Musical Life" by H.R. Hawers, "Harmony" by Prout, "The Complete Mozart", "Isaac Stern", "Yehudi Menuhin", "Arthur Rubenstein", and books on Chopin, opera, etc

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £50 - £80

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Two boxes of music books, to include a selection of books on pianos, Jose Carreras, Janet Baker, Luciano Pavarotti, Mario Lanza, etc

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £50 - £80

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Box of books on violins, to include "The History of Violin Playing Violin Playing from its Origins to 1761" by Boyden, "The Violin" by Yehudi Menuhin, "Violin Virtuoso from Paganinni to The 21st Century" by Henry Roth, "My Viola & I" by Lionel Tertis, "Fetis Notice of Stradivarius", etc

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Five music books, COWLING. ELIZABETH. "The Cello" (1975), "The Dictionary of British Violin & Bow Makers" by Dennis Plowright (1996), "Dictionary of Contemporary Violin & Bow Makers" by Cyril Woodcock (1965), "An Encyclopaedia of the Violin" by Alberto Bachmann (1966), "The Origins of Bowing" by

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £50 - £80

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Five books on violins, HERON-ALLEN. E. "Violin Making As It Was & Is" published by Ward Lock, with upward of 200 illustrations by the author (1885), also a rebound copy, "British Violin Makers" by W. Meredith Morris (1920), "Bows & Bow Makers" by William C. Retford (1964) and "Art Effects - Journal

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Nine music books, PALMER. SUSANN. "The Hurdy Gurdy" (1980), "The French Horn" by Morley-Pegge (1978), "The Bassoon & Contra Bassoon" by Lindsay G. Langwill published by Ernest Benn Ltd. (1975), "The Art & Times of The Guitar" by Frederick V. Grunfeld (1974), "The Musicians Hand - A Clinical Guide

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £50 - £80

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Seven antiquarian music books and scores, "Les Musiciens Celebres" published in Paris (1868), "Dictionary of Musical Terms" by Stainer & Barrett (1888), "Songs Without Words" by Felix Mendelssohn (circa 1891), "Mozart Sonatas for The Violin" (circa 1890), 2 volumes of "Beethovens Sonatas for Piano

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £50 - £80

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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"Die Moderne Instrumentation Und Orchestration, Grand Tratie De''Instrumentation et D'Orchestration Modernes" by Hector Berlioz, published by Schlesinger, Berlin & Paris, circa 1985

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £120 - £150

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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TYLER, IAN., nine Cumbrian mining books, one hardback "Raughton Gill & Mines of the Caldbeck Fells" (2009), "Thirlmere Mines" (1999), "Carrock & The Mines of Skiddaw & Blencathra" (2003), "Goldscope & The Mines of Derwent Fells" (2005), "Gypsum in Cumbria" (2000), "Seathwaite Wad" (1995), "Honister

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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"The Mine Explorer, Cumbria Amenity Trust Mining History Society" volume 6, forty as new copies

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £50 - £80

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Two boxes of +/- 80 volumes of "The Mine Explorer" volumes 4, 5 and 6

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Box of +/- 36 "British Mining" publications

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Box of 40 copies of "The Mine Explorer Cumbria Amenity Trust Mining History Society", volume 6

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £50 - £80

Date: 12 Jun 2019

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Two boxes of 40+ softback "British Mining" publications

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £50 - £80

Date: 12 Jun 2019