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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
632 MOUNTBATTEN, Louis, Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1900-79). 4 typed letters to Michael Harrison, signed, dated variously 1965-70; with a postcard and a telegram. (6) £200 - £300 £140 View
633 RUSHDIE, Salman (b. 1947). Two Stories, Cambridge, Privately Printed, 1989, 5 woodcut and 3 linocut plates by Bhupen Khakhar, original cloth, slipcase. NUMBER 49 OF 60 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. £200 - £300 £650 View
634 "JANSON, Hank" [i.e. Stephen Daniel FRANCES (d. 1989)]. Gun Moll for Hire, London, S. D. Frances, [1948 or later], 8vo, original coloured pictorial wrappers. With 19 other "pulp fiction" books by the same author. (20) £70 - £100 - View
635 THE BADMINTON LIBRARY OF SPORTS AND PASTIMES - Horace G. HUTCHINSON (1859-1932). Golf, London, 1890, original half dark blue morocco gilt. ONE OF 250 "LARGE PAPER COPIES." With 28 other vols. from the same series, all "large paper" copies. (29) £400 - £600 £600 View
636 MARVELL, Andrew (1621-78). The Rehearsal Transpos'd, London, 1672-73, 3 parts in 2 volumes including "A Common-place-Book Out of the Rehearsal Transpos'd" bound in at the end of the first part, contemporary calf (worn). (2) £70 - £100 £1,200 View
637 CHURCHILL, Winston (1874-1965). The Second World War, London, 1948-54, 6 vols, maps, some folding, modern blue morocco gilt. FIRST ENGLISH TRADE EDITION. With 9 other works in 13 vols. (19) £300 - £500 £280 View
638 KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-1936). [Selected Works], London, 1899, 18 vols., contemporary half blue morocco gilt. (18) £200 - £300 £190 View
639 ELIOT, George (1819-80). [Novels], London, [c. 1895], 7 vols., contemporary green half morocco gilt. (7) £200 - £300 £190 View
640 BACON, Francis (1561-1626). The Works, London, 1826, 10 vols., contemporary calf gilt. "New Edition". (10) £70 - £100 £260 View
641 VIRGIL (17-90 BC). The Works, London, 1782, 4 vols., engraved plates, contemporary calf gilt. With 2 other 18th-century works in 3 vols. (7) £70 - £100 £240 View
642 DICKENS, Charles (1812-70). [Works], London, [c. 1880], 30 vols., contemporary half calf, spines gilt. With 2 other sets of works by Walter Scott and Thomas Carlyle in 45 vols. (75) £200 - £300 £550 View
643 WODEHOUSE, P. G. (1881-1975). A Prefect's Uncle, London, 1903, 8 plates, original coloured pictorial cloth. FIRST EDITION, first issue. £400 - £600 £350 View
644 WODEHOUSE, P. G. (1881-1975). The Gold Bat. London, "Reprinted August 1911", 8 plates, original coloured pictorial cloth. With 3 other books by the same author, early reprints without dust-jackets. (4) £100 - £150 £100 View
645 WODEHOUSE, P. G. (1881-1975). The Coming of Bill, London, 1920, original red cloth. FIRST U.K. EDITION. With 5 other books by the same author, all FIRST EDITIONS without dust-jackets. (6) £200 - £300 £100 View
646 WODEHOUSE, P. G. (1881-1975). Piccadilly Jim, London, [n.d. but after 1919], original green cloth. Reprint. With 19 other books by the same author, mixed editions, without dust-jackets. (20) £400 - £600 £250 View
647 WODEHOUSE, P. G. (1881-1975). Pigs Have Wings, London, 1952, original red cloth, dust-jacket. FIRST EDITION. With 10 other books by the same author, all FIRST EDITIONS (except one) in dust-jackets. (11) £200 - £300 £350 View
648 WODEHOUSE, P. G. (1881-1975). Jeeves in the Offing, London, 1960, original red cloth, dust-jacket. FIRST EDITION. With 15 other books by the same author, all FIRST EDITIONS in dust-jackets. (16) £200 - £300 £380 View
649 MISCELLANY - Observations sur la Physique, sur l' Histoire Naturelle et sur les Arts, Paris, 1786, vol. XXVIII [only], engraved plates, contemporary calf. With 15 other books. (16) £300 - £500 £320 View
650 BINDINGS - Walter THORNBURY (1828-76). Two Centuries of Song, London, 1867, plates, FINELY BOUND in contemporary red crushed morocco. With Christina Rossetti's Poetical Works, London, 1904, FINELY BOUND in red half morocco gilt. (2) £300 - £500 - View
651 MARGUERITE DE LAUNAY, baronne de Staal (1684-1750). Mémoires, Paris, 1891, etched illustrations in 2 states, VERY FINELY BOUND in contemporary crushed burgundy morocco gilt by Marius Michel. £200 - £300 £220 View
652 [BELOT, Louis Marc Adolphe (1829-90)]. Les Péchés de Minette, Montréal [?but Paris], [c. 1902], black crushed morocco gilt. £150 - £250 £150 View
653 BOUGAINVILLE, Louis-Antoine, Comte de (1729-1811). A Voyage Round the World, London, 1772, folding engraved plate and maps, contemporary calf. FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH. £800 - £1,200 £950 View
654 WOOLF, Virginia (1882-1941). The Years, London, The Hogarth Press, 1937, original turquoise cloth, dust-jacket designed by Vanessa Bell. FIRST EDITION. With the same author's Flush (London, 1933, modern green half morocco gilt, FIRST EDITION). (2) £300 - £500 £380 View
655 BURROUGHS, William S. (1914-97). The Naked Lunch, Paris, The Olympia Press, 1959, original green stiff printed wrappers, dust-jacket. FIRST EDITION, first issue. £500 - £800 £400 View

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