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Auction date Thursday, 9 December 2021 13:00 - 17:00 GMT

Thursday 9 December - 1pm
Lot 501 -  696
       Printed Books, Manuscripts and Maps

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Lot Title Estimate Hammer price
608 BÉASLAI, Piaras (1881-1965). Michael Collins and the Making of a New Ireland, Dublin, 1926, 2 vols., original cloth. FIRST EDITION. (2) £70 - £100 £20 View
609 BUCHAN, John (1875-1940). Castle Gay, [London, 1930], original fawn buckram. AUTHOR'S PROOF COPY. With 2 other books by John Buchan. (3) £200 - £300 £750 View
610 CRICK, Francis (1916-2004). Of Molecules and Men, Seattle, 1966, original buckram, dust-jacket. FIRST EDITION. With another book by the same author. (2) £50 - £80 £20 View
611 CRONIN, A. J. (1896-1981). The Citadel, London, 1937, original buckram, dust-jacket. FIRST EDITION. £100 - £150 - View
612 MISCELLANY - Daphne DU MAURIER (1907-89). The Loving Spirit, London, 1931, original blue cloth (rubbed and scuffed, without the dust-jacket). FIRST EDITION of the author's very scarce first novel. With 20 other books. (21) £150 - £250 £90 View
613 SCOTT FITZGERALD, F. (1896-1940). The Vegetable, New York, 1923, original green cloth. FIRST EDITION. With another play by Edward Sackville-West. (2) £70 - £100 £35 View
614 JACKSON, Holbrook (1874-1948), and others - Claud LOVAT FRASER (1890-1921). Sixty-Three Unpublished Designs, London, [1924], original cloth-backed decorated boards. NUMBER 2 OF 500 COPIES. With 8 other books. (9) £150 - £250 £140 View
615 WHISTLER, James McNeill (1834-1903) - Sheridan FORD (d. 1922, editor). The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, New York [?but Antwerp], 1890, contemporary full vellum. Pirated Edition. £200 - £300 £170 View
616 HAMILTON, Patrick (1904-62). Impromptu in Moribundia, London, 1939, original cloth, dust-jacket. FIRST EDITION. With another book by the same author. (2) £100 - £150 £400 View
617 HEMINGWAY, Ernest (1899-1961). Death in the Afternoon, London, 1932, original cloth, dust-jacket. FIRST U.K. EDITION. With 4 other books by the same author. (5) £200 - £300 £110 View
618 LEE, Laurie (1914-97). Cider with Rosie, London, 1959, original buckram, dust-jacket. FIRST EDITION. With 2 other books by the same author. (3) £100 - £150 £35 View
619 MANN, Thomas (1875-1955). Death in Venice, London, 1928, original cloth. FIRST U.K. EDITION. £70 - £100 £130 View
620 ORWELL, George (1903-50). Animal Farm, London, 1945, original cloth (without the dust-jacket). FIRST EDITION. With 2 other editions of the same work. (3) £70 - £100 £420 View
621 WELLS, H. G. (1866-1946). The Time Machine [in:] The New Review, London, 1895, Chapters XIII-XV, wrappers. With 6 other books. (7) £70 - £100 £350 View
622 JACKSON, Holbrook (1874-1948). Oscar Wilde's Salome, London, 1938, original wrappers. NUMBER ONE OF 50 COPIES. With 7 other books. (8) £100 - £150 £80 View
623 WARREN, Suzanne [i.e. Suzanne Henriette Angèle WARENGHEM ([?]1921-99)] - Gordon YOUNG (b. 1905). In Trust and Treason. The Strange Story of Suzanne Warren, London, 1959, original cloth, dust-jacket. FIRST EDITION, HEAVILY ANNOTATED BY SUZANNE WARREN. £200 - £300 £80 View
624 JARDINE, William (1800-74). The Natural History of the Felinæ, Edinburgh, 1834, hand-coloured wood-engraved plates, modern buckram-backed marbled boards. With another book. (2) £70 - £100 £45 View
625 [ANON.]. The Young Ladies' Assistant in Writing French Letters, London, 1810, contemporary calf (upper cover detached). Second edition. £70 - £100 - View
626 TEBB, William (1830-1917) and Edward Perry VOLLUM (d. 1902). Premature Burial and How It May be Prevented, London, 1896, original green cloth gilt. FIRST EDITION. £70 - £100 £25 View
627 MISCELLANY - Walter SCOTT (1771-1832). Quentin Durward, Edinburgh, 1823, 3 vols., original boards. FIRST EDITION. With 13 other books. (16) £300 - £500 £120 View
628 ALLINGHAM, Helen (1848-1926). Happy England, London, 1909, coloured plates, original decorated cloth gilt. SIGNED by Helen Allingham, and further inscribed by Nellie and Henry Allingham. £200 - £300 £70 View
629 "Mineral and Rock Specimens", [No place, early 20th-century], 40 specimens contained in a compartmentalised book box, with tie. £70 - £100 £100 View
630 "THE PHONEY-WAR", DUNKIRK, THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN AND THE BLITZ - "The Leader Foolscap Folio Diary for 1940". Manuscript diary on c. 50 leaves kept by Thomas A. Johnson. £200 - £300 £20 View
631 BETJEMAN, John (1906-84). 3 typed letters to Michael Harrison, signed, dated variously 1946-63; and an autograph letter to Harrison from [Capt.] William E. Johns. (4) £200 - £300 £120 View

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