The Gentleman's Library Sale

Bonhams London
London, Knightsbridge

Date of the auction: 23.02.2021 - 24.02.2021

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BINDINGS

DICKENS (CHARLES) The Works, 40 vol. bound in 80, "The National Edition", LIMITED TO 750 COPIES, numerous engraved plates by Cruikshank, Hablot Browne, etc. on India proof paper, colour reproductions of original parts wrappers, light dampstaining in opening few volumes, red crushed morocco gilt by

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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DICKENS (CHARLES) The Works, 17 vol. (Complete), "Crown Edition", plates, occasional light spotting, opening gathering to David Copperfield loose, contemporary half calf gilt, red and green morocco gilt lettering labels, Chapman and Hall, 1890-1892--GIBBON (EDWARD) The History of the Decline and

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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MACAULAY (THOMAS BABINGTON) The Works, 12 vol., new impression, 12 plates, contemporary half calf, spines tooled in gilt within raised bands, t.e.g., Longmans, 1903--JONSON (BEN) The Works, 9 vol., half-titles, dark crushed morocco gilt by Stikeman, gilt lettered on spine, gilt dentelles, t.e.g., G

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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ELIOT (GEORGE) The Writings, 25 vol. (Complete, including "The Life" by J.W. Cross"), LARGE-PAPER EDITION, frontispiece printed in 2 states (coloured, uncoloured), contemporary crushed half morocco gilt, spines tooled in compartments within raised bands, t.e.g., 8vo, Boston and New York, Houghton

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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GREVILLE (CHARLES C.F.) The Greville Memoirs, 8 vol., edited by Henry Reeve, maroon straight-grained morocco gilt by Bickers & Son, sides with 3-line gilt fillet border enclosing 2-line inner border and floral corner-pieces, gilt dentelles, t.e.g., Longmans, 1874-1887--HAGGARD (ANDREW C.P.) [The

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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NAVAL – MAURICE SUCKLING

Letters patent appointing Maurice Suckling Comptroller of the Navy ("...except those thereof relating to the Comptrolling of the Treasurers Storekeepers and Victualling accounts...") in succession to Sir Hugh Palliser, at an annual salary of £500, on one membrane of vellum, engraved initial portrait

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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LAMB (CHARLES) The Life and Works, 12 vol. (complete), "The Edmonton Edition", edited by Alfred Ainger, with introduction and notes, LIMITED TO 250 COPIES, this number "90", printed on hand-made paper, 36 plates, contemporary full aqua-green morocco gilt, sides with 5-line gilt fillet border, floral

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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[ARABIAN NIGHTS] The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night. with Introduction Explanatory Notes on the Manners and Customs of Moslem Men and a Terminal Essay Upon the History of the Nights... by Richard Burton [-Supplement. 17 vol. (complete), "Connoisseur Edition", NUMBER 14 OF 100 SETS

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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MOTLEY (JOHN LOTHROP) The Works, 9 vol. (complete, comprising: The United Netherlands, 3 vol.;The Rise of Dutch Republic, 4 vol.; The Life and Death of John of Barneveled, 2 vol.), plates, polished calf gilt by Zaehnsdorf for A.C. McLurg & Co., spines elaborately tooled with within raised bands

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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English School

Still life of food with a cat stalking a mouse oil on canvas 50.5 x 60.5cm (19 7/8 x 23 13/16in

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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English Naive School

A jockey with a horse in a landscape oil on canvas 91.4 x 122.2cm (36 x 48 1/8in). unframed

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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English School

Call of the hunt oil on canvas 63.8 x 76.5cm (25 1/8 x 30 1/8in

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £3,500 - £5,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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English School

A view of Rochester with busy shipping on the Medway oil on canvas 26.7 x 44.7cm (10 1/2 x 17 5/8in

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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'View on Regent's Canal' signed, indistinctly inscribed and titled 'L Evans 3 Devonshire/---- Camden Town/No1 View on Regents Canal' (on stretcher) oil on canvas 25.4 x 35.3cm (10 x 13 7/8in

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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Follower of Richard Wilson, R.A

Tabley House, Cheshire oil on canvas 50.8 x 61cm (20 x 24in

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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English School

British soldiers preparing cannon for an impending engagement oil on metal 33.4 x 56.5cm (13 1/8 x 22 1/4in

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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John Augustus Atkinson

The 1st King's Dragoon Guards at Waterloo watercolour and pencil 22 x 34cm (8 11/16 x 13 3/8in

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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Charles Henry Seaforth

Ships of the Imperial Russian Navy in stormy seas signed and dated 'C.H SEAFORTH/1859' (lower left) oil on canvas 39.7 x 60.7cm (15 5/8 x 23 7/8in

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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After Benjamin Marshall

'The Trimmed Cock'; 'The Cock in Feather' a pair both bear signatures and date oil on canvas 50.5 x 40.9cm (19 7/8 x 16 1/8in).(2

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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Louis François Gerard van der Puyl

Portrait of a gentleman, half-length, seated holding a letter from the Cape of Good Hope signed and dated 'VD Puyl/ Pt 1787' (lower left) oil on canvas 68.4 x 58.1cm (26 15/16 x 22 7/8in). unframed

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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Anglo-Irish School

Portrait of Jonathan Swift, Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, London a wooden identification plaque affixed to the lower centre of the canvas oil on canvas 75.9 x 62.2cm (29 7/8 x 24 1/2in

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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Edgar Hunt

Goats and chickens feeding in a farmyard interior signed and dated 'E. Hunt. 1916' (lower right) oil on canvas 35.8 x 45.7cm (14 1/8 x 18in

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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Edwin Frederick Holt

Cows in a farmyard with chickens and chicks signed and dated 'E.F.Holt.1900' (lower left) oil on canvas 40.6 x 61cm (16 x 24in

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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Follower of John Nost Sartorius

A cockerel with trimmed feathers oil on canvas 53.5 x 60.5cm (21 1/16 x 23 13/16in

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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H. Knight

A portrait of a seated girl and her dog with a garden beyond signed and dated 'H.Knight pinxt/1857' (lower left) oil on canvas 90.5 x 75cm (35 5/8 x 29 1/2in

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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British School

A primitive school portrait of a young girl, seated, holding a puppet of a soldier (or an Indian servant) and with a silver rattle at her waist oil on canvas 76.5 x 63.5cm (30 1/8 x 25in

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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Felice Santoloni

Three wall designs of baccanti taken from Herculaneum the first and third signed and inscribed 'Felice Santoloni/BACCANTE/Del Ercolano' (lower edge) gouache the first 51.1 x 40.6cm (20 1/8 x 16in); the second 51.1 x 36.5cm (20 1/8 x 14 3/8in); the third 50.8 x 40 cm (20 x 15 3/4 in). (3

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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Circle of Charles Collins

A badger and a rabbit in a landscape oil on canvas 61 x 74.3cm (24 x 29 1/4in

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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Roman School

A black retriever with a lizard and a dead duck in a landscape oil on canvas 55.5 x 68.6cm (21 7/8 x 27in

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021

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Dutch School

A barking dog in a landscape bears signature and date 'Adrian./Adriaen v***/velde.fec/ 1662' (strengthened, lower right) oil on laid paper, laid down on board, extended by 3.5cm on left edge 24.5 x 30.2cm (9 5/8 x 11 7/8in

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 23 Feb 2021 - 24 Feb 2021