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Printed Books, Manuscripts and Maps

Absentee bids accepted until Thursday, 9 December 2021

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
524 MANN, Thomas (1875-1955). A one-page autograph letter, dated 27 February 1920. With 7 other letters by various correspondents. (8) £200 - £300 £1,400 View
525 VICTORIA, Queen of England (1819-1901). Two autograph letters; and two autograph letters by Disraeli. (4) £300 - £500 £650 View
526 NICHOLSON, William (1872-1949, illustrator). An Alphabet, London, 1899, 26 coloured lithographed plates by Nicholson, original coloured pictorial boards. PRESENTATION COPY. £500 - £800 £750 View
527 TOMATSU, Shoumei (1930-2012, photographer), Ken DOMON (1909-90, photographer), and others. Hiroshima-Nagasaki. Document 1961, Tokyo, 1961, buckram and wrappers, slipcase. FIRST EDITION. £500 - £800 £400 View
528 ALDINUS, Tobias (1570-1662) and Pietro CASTELLI (c. 1575-1656). Exactissima descriptio rariorum quarundam plantarum, que continentur Rome in horto Farnesiano, Rome, 1625, engraved plates, modern calf. FIRST EDITION. £500 - £800 £600 View
529 [SERE DES RIEUX, Jean Adam (1668-1747)]. Les Dons des Enfans de Latone: La Musique et la Chasse du Cerf, Paris, 1734, contemporary calf. £200 - £300 £200 View
530 JERROLD, Walter (1865-1929). The Silvery Thames, London, 1906, original half vellum. FIRST EDITION. £100 - £150 £50 View
530a The Royal Navy; in a Series of Illustrations, Portsmouth, 1875-81, 2 vols., 49 fine chromolithographed plates, contemporary navy blue pictorial morocco gilt. (2) £200 - £300 £450 View
531 LYELL, Charles (1797-1875). Principles of Geology, 2 vols., London, 1872, contemporary half morocco. The 11th edition. (2) £50 - £80 £160 View
532 [DAVIES, John (1625-93)]. The Civil Warres of Great Britain and Ireland, Glasgow, 1664, contemporary calf. £200 - £300 £300 View
533 JONSON, Ben (1572-1637). Bartholomew Fayre, London, 1631, with old upper wrapper. £200 - £300 £140 View
534 [JONSON, Ben (1572-1637)], and others. Christmas, His Masque, [and other Masques], London, [?1631], stitched. £300 - £500 £550 View
535 JONSON, Ben (1572-1637). Horace, His Art of Poetrie, London, 1640, stitched. With other works bound in by the same author. £400 - £600 £300 View
536 JONSON, Ben (1572-1637). The Divell is an Asse, London, 1631, stitched. £200 - £300 £100 View
537 JONSON, Ben (1572-1637). Catiline. His Conspiracy. A Tragoedie, London, 1616, stitched. Bound with another work by the same author with Shakespeare listed at the end as one of the "Tragoedians". £400 - £600 £450 View
538 JONSON, Ben (1572-1637). The Magnetick Lady: or, Humors Reconcild, London, 1640, stitched. Bound with 2 other works by the same author. £400 - £600 £300 View
539 JONSON, Ben (1572-1637). The Staple of Newes, London, 4to, 1631, stitched. Bound with another work by the same author. £200 - £300 - View
540 JONSON, Ben (1572-1657). Volpone, or The Foxe, London, 1616, 4to, stitched. Bound with other works by the same author. £200 - £300 - View
541 SHAKESPEARE, William (1564-1616). Julius Cæsar. A Tragedy. As it is now Acted at the Theatre Royal, London, 1691, stitched. THE SECOND QUARTO EDITION. £1,000 - £1,500 £3,200 View
542 BINDINGS - Walter SCOTT (1771-1832). The Waverley Novels, Edinburgh, 1877-79, 48 vols., very attractively bound in contemporary green half morocco gilt. (48) £200 - £300 £350 View
543 BINDINGS - Charles DICKENS (1812-70). [Selected Works], London, 1844-65, 12 works in 13 vols., FINELY BOUND. (13) £500 - £800 £400 View
544 SHERIDAN LE FANU, John Thomas (1814-73). The Evil Guest, London, [1895], original cloth. FIRST EDITION. With 19 other books by the same author. (20) £200 - £300 £1,400 View
545 GESNER [or GESSNER], Conrad (1516-65). Vogelbuch, Zürich, 1557, 219 fine woodcut illustrations of birds, in an EXCEPTIONALLY FINE contemporary pigskin binding. FIRST GERMAN EDITION. £3,000 - £5,000 £3,200 View
546 VALENTIJN, Francois (1666-1727). Nieuwe Kaart van Caap der Goede Hoop, [Amsterdam, 1724], hand-coloured engraved map. With a modern facsimile map. (2) £70 - £100 £40 View

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