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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
656 SACKVILLE-WEST, Vita (1892-1962). The Garden, London, [1946], original tan buckram gilt. FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 250 OF 750 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. £150 - £250 £280 View
656a ST. JOHN HOPE, William Henry (1854-1919). Cowdray and Easebourne Priory in the County of Sussex, London, 1919, plates and plans, original half vellum. FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 400 COPIES. INSCRIBED BY LORD COWDRAY. £70 - £100 - View
657 GEHLER, Johann Samuel Traugott (1751-95). Physikalisches Wörterbuch, Leipzig, 1825-45, 24 vols. including plate vol., 8vo and 4to, plates, contemporary half calf. (24) £200 - £300 - View
658 PRONY, Gaspard Clair François Marie Riche de (1755-1839). Neue Architektur Hydraulika, 1801, vol. II only (of 2), engraved plates, contemporary paper boards. With another book. (2) £200 - £300 £20 View
659 ROBLES, Isidro de (dates unknown). Varios Prodigios de Amor, en Once Novelas, Barcelona, 1709, 19th-century half calf. £70 - £100 - View
660 PAGET, Guy (1886-1952). The Melton Mowbray of John Ferneley, Leicester, 1931, coloured, photogravure and sepia plates, FINELY BOUND in green crushed morocco gilt by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. £150 - £250 £100 View
661 WELLS, H. G. (1866-1946). The Time Machine, London, 1895, original publisher's buckram. FIRST EDITION. £1,500 - £2,500 - View
662 WINE - [Alexander HENDERSON (1780-1863)]. The History of Ancient and Modern Wines. London, 1824, modern half calf. FIRST EDITION. £200 - £300 £240 View
663 FOWLES, John (1925-2005). The Collector, London, 1963, FINELY BOUND in green half crushed morocco by Bayntun-Riviere. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. £200 - £300 £260 View
664 SPRENGEL, Kurt Polycarp Joachim (1766-1833). Versuch einer pragmatischen Geschichte der Arzneykunde, Halle [and Vienna],1821-40, 6 vols. bound in 8, frontispieces, contemporary half calf. (8) £200 - £300 £20 View
665 SANGUINETTI, Antoni (b. 1829). La Serrurerie au XIXe Siècle, Paris, [1875], 124 lithographed plates of ornamental French ironwork, original cloth gilt. £500 - £800 £400 View
666 THE PARANORMAL AND "PSEUDO-SCIENCE" - A. Freiherrn von SCHRENCK-NOTZING (1862-1929). Materialisations-Phaenomene, Münich, 1914, half tone illustrations including many of "ectoplasm", cloth. With 24 other books of related interest. (25) £300 - £500 £200 View
667 FLEMING, Ian (1908-64). From Russia, With Love, London, 1957, 8vo, original black cloth, dust-jacket (some fraying with loss of letters at head of backstrip). FIRST EDITION. £200 - £300 - View
668 BOWEN, Thomas (1733-90). A New and Complete Chart of the World, [London, c. 1787], engraved chart, hand-coloured in outline, framed and glazed. With another map by Bowen. (2) £200 - £300 £100 View
669 THE LAST SHAH OF IRAN (1919-80). "Visit of the Minister of the Chairman of Bulgaria Stanko Todorov in Iran 1972", photograph album, oblong 4to, one photograph signed by the Shah, pale blue buckram. £400 - £600 - View
670 SARKIS, Joseph Elian (1856-1932). Petite Histoire Sainte. A l' Usage des écoles de syrie, Beirut, 1889, small 8vo, parallel text in French and Arabic, modern half buckram. RARE. £100 - £150 - View
671 [Petit Grimoire.] Lille: Imprimerie de Blocquerel, [c. 1840], woodcut plates, old vellum. £100 - £150 £320 View
672 FLINDERS, Matthew (1774-1814). A Voyage to Terra Australis, Adelaide, 1966, 3 vols., charts, original tan cloth. Facsimile edition. With Anders Sparrman's A Voyage to the Cape of Good Hope (Cape Town, 1975, 2 vols.). (5) £50 - £80 £50 View
673 [?SOUTHEY, Robert (1774-1843)]. "Of Arthour and of Merlin". Autograph manuscript on 20 leaves, the later part possibly in Robert Southey's hand, contemporary calf. £200 - £300 £550 View
674 KING FAISAL II OF IRAQ (1935-1958). An autograph letter on 2 -pages, signed, dated 22.5.44. With a quantity of miscellaneous letters contained in an album. (qty) £300 - £500 £850 View
675 ALBUM - An unusual photograph album, 4to (292 x 240mm), the upper cover of marble with "Gothic"-style metal fitments and central malachite oval boss (marble broken). £70 - £100 £20 View
676 HERTZ, Heinrich Rudolf (1857-94). Untersuchungen ueber die Augbreitung der Elektrischen Kraft, Leipzig, 1892, contemporary vellum. FIRST COLLECTED EDITION of Hertz's highly important series of papers on electromagnetic waves. £200 - £300 £190 View
677 PAVLOV, Ivan (1849-1936). Die Arbeit der Verdauungsdrusen, Wiesbaden, 1898, original wrappers. FIRST EDITION IN GERMAN. With another copy in half buckram. (2). £300 - £500 £90 View
678 DINGLER, Johann Gottfried (1778-1855, editor), and others. Polytechnisches Journal, Stuttgart [and Berlin], 1820-1908, vols. 1 - 323 bound in 302 vols. and 2 index vols. (lacking vols. 69, 261 and 270), folding plates, various bindings. (304) £3,000 - £5,000 £500 View

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