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Location: The Waveney Room
Date: 14th June 2022
Starts: 10:00 am

Lots in auction: 321
Online deadline: 14th June 2022, 9:30 am
Contact: Robert Henshilwood

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Lot 4001 – Sale Price: £600.00 (zero)

(Thailand), Sir John Bowring: 'The Kingdom and People of Siam; with a Narrative of the Mission to that Country 1855.', London, John W. Parker, 1857, 1st edition, 2 volumes, the copy of Sir John Bowring, both volumes inscribed by him on half title ''Lady Bowring, from her very affectionate J.B. HK 9/5/57''. Folding map, 3 folding facsimile plates (Facs of King's Autograph plates with some wear/repairs, Specimen of Ancient Siamese Inscription folding plate with two neat repairs verso), plus 15 mainly chromolitho and engraved uncoloured plates as called for, including engraved portrait frontis to vol 2 depicting Bowring, plus chromolitho costume plates, views etc, rebound quarter calf gilt, vol I with some reinforcement between title page and frontis, vol II with similar between list of illustrations and leaf B. Sir John Bowring KCB FRS FRGS (1792 -1872) was an English political economist, traveller, writer, literary translator, polyglot and the fourth Governor of Hong Kong, a role in which he was extremely industrious and reformist, though in which he became embroiled in numerous conflicts, disputes and struggles. A Qing-sponsored campaign of civil disruption, threatening the very survival of the British administration, culminated in the arsenic poisoning incident of 15 January 1857 in which 10 pounds of arsenic was mixed in the flour of the colony's principal bakery, poisoning many hundreds, killing Bowring's wife and debilitating him for at least a year. In 1855, during a diplomatic visit to Siam, In 1855, he experienced a reception in Siam where he was welcomed like foreign royalty, showered with pomp (including a 21-gun salute), and his determination to forge a trade accord was met with the open-minded and intelligent interest of King Mongkut. There was much cordiality and mutual high regard between Mongkut and Bowring, this culminated in Bowring's 1867 appointment as Siam's ambassador to the courts of Europe. Provenance: from the estate of Sir John Bowring, then by descent (2)

Lot 4002 – Sale Price: £30.00 (zero)

William Ellis: 'Polynesian Researches, During a Residence of Nearly Six Years in the South Sea Islands; Including Descriptions of The Natural History and Scenery of The Islands - With Remarks on the History, Mythology, Traditions, Government...', London, Fisher, 1829, volume 2 only (of two volumes), viii,576pp, engraved frontis + 3 plates (Idols worshipped by inhabitants of South Sea Islands; Eastern part of Fa-Re Harbour, Huahine; Tomb of Pomare, at Papaoa, Tahiti; Settlement of Utumaoro, Raiatea', plus 7 wood engravings in text as called for, contemporary cloth backed boards very worn, together with another copy of volume 2 of the same work, plates and wood engravings as called for, but lacking pp361-368, contemporary cloth backed boards very worn, backstrip loosely inserted (2)

Lot 4003 – Sale Price: £65.00 (zero)

Albert F. Calvert: 'The Exploration of Australia', London, George Philip & Son, 1895, 1st edition, 2 volumes, volume I (covering period to 1843), portrait frontis, large folding coloured map of Australia (with some tears/repairs verso) + 16 plates as called for; volume II (covering period 1844-1896), large coloured folding map of Australia as called for, ex Repton School library, Repton armorial bookplates to front pastedowns plus one or two inkstamps to each volume, uniform original cream and blue cloth gilt, top edges gilt. Ferguson 7821. Early exploration of the Australian continent often sourced from the original journals. Includes the explorations of Flinders, Captain Charles Sturt, Sir George Grey, and Edward John Eyre. (2)

Lot 4004 – Sale Price: £360.00 (zero)

(Captain Cook's Voyages, Age of Discovery, Pacific Ocean), William George Anderson: 'A New, Authentic, and Complete Collection of Voyages Round the World, undertaken and performed by Royal Authority. Containing an Authentic, Entertaining, Full, and Complete History of Captain Cook's First, Second, Third and Last Voyages, Undertaken by Order of his present Majesty, for making New Discoveries in Geography, Navigation, Astronomy, &c. in the Southern and Northern Hemispheres &c.', London, Alex Hogg, [1784], a/f, title page trimmed, some part losses, and laid down on card, Preface leaf (iii/iv), close trimmed and with professional repairs, but all printed text present, these housed loose at front together with large part of original front blank leaf, this with contemporary ownership signatures, folding general chart with large part loss and professional repairs, not including the defective general chart at front, 153 engraved plates, maps and charts present, including the 'Death of Cook' plate present, collations call for 156 or 157 plates/maps/charts in total, so lacking entirely only 2 or 3 plates, of the 153 plates present, plate 47 with large closed tear; plate 49 trimmed/part loss at lower margin (just affecting text of caption, not affecting image); plate 60 large part loss; plate 127 very large part loss; plates 152 & 153 marginal repairs/marginal professional restoration, lacking leaves at end from pp647-655, last leaf present (p645/646), loose, part loss at foot affecting text, some repairs/restoration, final few leaves bound in with some marginal professional repairs/restoration, folio, rebound modern cloth. Beddie 18 (cf. 17 & 19); Hill (1974) p. 5. 'An important compilation of English voyages richly illustrated with 157 engraved maps and plates. Anderson sometimes gives the original accounts, others are edited or abridged versions, and frequently additional materials, from other sources, are added to give scope and depth ot the narratives' (Hill). The plates include new engravings from the famous portraits and views by William Hodges and other artists which illustrate Cook's three voyages. The other voyages collected are those of Byron, Anson, Carteret, Wallis, Mulgrave, and Drake.

Lot 4005 – Sale Price: £20.00 (zero)

Nine volumes on mapping, cartography and exploration, including V.Virga: 'Cartographia. Mapping Civilizations', 2008; McNally: 'Atlas of Columbus and the Great Discoveries', 1990; A & M Baynton-Williams: 'New Worlds. Maps from the Age of Discovery', Quercus, 2006, 1st edition; Putman: 'Early Sea Charts', 1983, etc etc, all folio/elephant folio/oblong folio, all in dust wrappers (9)

Lot 4006 – Sale Price: £600.00 (zero)

Ernest H. Shackleton: 'South. The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition 1914-1917', London, William Heinemann, 1919, 1st edition, colour frontis of the Endurance, 5 maps (of which 1 large folding map at end showing Voyage of Endurance), 87 photographic plates (of which 1 double page panorama of South Georgia) + 2 sketch plans in text as called for, some toning to text block as usual, original dark blue cloth (slightly bumped & worn) lettered in silver to spine, front cover with illustration of the Endurance blocked in silver. Probably the most evocative narrative of the Heroic Age of Antarctic exploration, telling of the survival of Shackleton and his crew under the most extreme circumstances.

Lot 4007A – Sale Price: £32.00 (zero)

(Mountaineering), Hugh E.M. Stutfield & J. Norman Collie: 'Climbs & Exploration in the Canadian Rockies', London, Longmans, 1903, 1st edition, xii, 343pp, 24 full page plates, 56 half page ills. + 2 maps (of which 1 folding) as called for, original cloth gilt. One of the classics of the Canadian Rockies, with Stutfield making several first ascents in the mountain range on expeditions between 1898 & 1902

Lot 4008 – Sale Price: £80.00 (zero)

Henry Morton Stanley: 'In Darkest Africa: or, The Quest , Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria', London, Sampson Low, 1890, 1st edition, 2 volumes, 4 maps (of which 3 folding) + 38 plates and folding table as called for, original pictorial cloth gilt (slightly worn); R. G. Cumming: 'Five Years of a Hunter's Life in the Far Interior of South Africa', London, John Murray, 1851, 3rd edition, 2 engraved frontispieces, 2 added engraved title pages + 12 plates & map at end of volume I, original pictorial cloth gilt (worn). 'One of the classics of African big game hunting and exploration that recounts the seemingly limitless herds of game in the region of Cumming's era and a necessary title in the big game library.' - Czech. Czech p43; Mendelssohn I, 398-9 (4)

Lot 4009 – Sale Price: £2,000.00 (zero)

(Africa, Malawi), a collection of 13 photograph albums circa 1920s from the estate of Sir Charles Calvert Bowring (1872-1945), British colonial administrator, mainly in Kenya, later Governor and Commander in Chief of the Nyasaland Protectorate from 1923 to 1929, seven of the photograph albums each with numerous black & white photos of Nyasaland (present day Malawi), including two albums of 96 photos together, individually numbered to mount, with corresponding contemporary manuscript numbered list of images contained therein, and a contemporary typed copy loosely inserted, images include floods on the Lower Shire River; A Stern-wheeler; Port Herald; Chiromo; Zoa Falls, Ruo River, in dry season and during rains (2); various images Mlanje incl. picking tea; Meuri Lyons' tea factory; cricket ground; Cholo incl. Mount Mlanje from Cholo; temporary bridge, Nswadze River; Blantyre incl. Church of Scotland manse and church; Sisal factory; Cotton field, Mwanza; Blantyre-Salisbury Road, Mwanza; Chikwawa incl. Shire highlands from Mitali; numerous Zomba, incl. Tennis courts, Government House; Sir Alan Cobham flying over Zomba; the Lion Rock; Zomba mountain road; views from Zomba mountain; numerous others Zomba, Upper Shire, South Nyasa, Kota Kota, Neheu, Dedza, Lilongwe, Dowa, Fort Manning, Mzimba, etc etc; plus five other albums each with approx 40/50 photos each of similar scenes in Nyasaland, images include topographical and architectural scenes, formal events and parades, cricket, horse riding, African soldiers, farming, priests, Governor's house, motorcars on roads, touring/pic-nics, river crossings, mountain scenes, native tribes, groups of children, cattle, etc, Sir Charles Bowring appears to be in some images; the six other albums appear to depict Bowring and wider family travelling continentally by ship, various places, and in UK and Europe, seaside family photos, wedding photos etc, each with approx 40 photos per album, the albums all contemporary green cloth, mainly with small Army & Navy Photographic Dept. Westminster tickets to rear pastedowns. Provenance: from the estate of Sir Charles Calvert Bowring, and by descent (13)

Lot 4010 – Sale Price: £40.00 (zero)

W.I. Monson: 'Extracts from a Journal [of tours in Istria, Dalmatia, Sicily, Calabria, Malta, etc]', London, Rodwell & Martin, 1820, 2 engraved plates as called for (of theatres of antiquity at Taormina and Syracuse, both with some waterstaining), 254pp, contemporary half calf worn

Lot 4011 – Sale Price: £30.00 (zero)

Robert Louis Stevenson: 'Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes', London, Chatto & Windus, 1909, special illustrated limited edition (5/100), numbered, 24 tissue guarded plates (of which 12 coloured) by Noel Rooke, as called for, original pictorial vellum gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. Stevenson's first published book, and a pioneering classic of travel literature

Lot 4012 – Sale Price: £30.00 (zero)

James Barclay: 'Barclay's Complete and Universal English Dictionary, with which is Incorporated, a Complete Modern Gazetteer and Atlas of Maps...brought down to the present year 1811...', Leeds, Davies & Booth, [1811], added engraved title page, engraved map ''The New World or Western Hemisphere'' at front (attached to front pastedown with two adhesive tabs), plus 11 engraved maps, mainly hand coloured in outline, including Africa, South America, China, England & Wales, Hindoostan with Island of Ceylon, Maldivas etc, Ireland, Scotland, etc, a/f, leaves with heavy mainly marginal toning/browning, small number of leaves with some small tears and small part losses, maps with toning/foxing but else generally ok, thick 4to, contemporary half calf gilt (rubbed/worn)

Lot 4013 – Sale Price: £22.00 (zero)

Hermann Goetz. 'The Art and Architecture of Bikaner State.' Oxford, 1950. 4to. Tipped-in colour illustrations plus mono plates. Original cloth.; (with) 'Manual Chamanial Mehta. Studies in Indian Painting ... from the Commencement of the VIIth Century to circa 1870 A.D.', Bombay, 1926. 4to. Tipped-in colour illustrations plus mono plates. Original cloth.; (with) Martin Hurlimann: 'India. The Landscape, the Monuments and the People.', Bombay, 1932. Original cloth; (with) Chai Fei: 'Indigo Prints of China', Peking, Foreign Languages Press , 1956. Original cloth. Dust jacket. (4)

Lot 4014 – Sale Price: £160.00 (zero)

(Mesopotamia, Babylonia, Middle East, present day Iraq, Syria) Leonard William King: 'A History of Sumer and Akkad. An account of the early races of Babylonia from prehistoric times to the foundation of the Babylonian monarchy', London, Chatto & Windus, 1910, 1st edition, frontis + 33 full page plates, 12 maps and plans (of which 1 folding), plus numerous ills. in text as called for, ex Repton School Library inkstamp to title page, two small ref. numbers to front pastedown/FFEP, original cloth gilt, top edge gilt; Edmund Candler: 'The Long Road to Baghdad', London, Cassell, 1919, 1st edition, 2 volumes, 19 maps and plans (2 folding) + 16 full page plates as called for, uniform original pictorial cloth gilt; Eleanor Franklin Egan: 'The War in the Cradle of the World', L, H & S, [1918], 1st edition, portrait frontis + 24 photographic ills. on 15 full page plates, original cloth (spine browned), mounted illustration to front cover; [Ibn al-Muqaffa]: 'Kalila et Dimna. Fables Indiennes traduites du Persian en Arabe', Mossoul [Mosul], Imp. des Peres Dominicains, 1883, 3rd edition, contemporary half cloth gilt; Marquess Curzon of Kedleston: 'Tales of Travel', L, H & S, 1923, port frontis + 26 plates (including large folding plate 'Map of Afghanistan, prepared by Amir Abdur Rahman Khan'), content includes Afghanistan, Iran, Kuwait etc, original cloth gilt (6)

Lot 4015 – Sale Price: £320.00 (zero)

(Mesopotamia, RAF Iraq Command), A photograph album c.1920-1930s containing over 200 photos in total, of which over 100 photos of Mesopotamia (modern Iraq), 1920-1923, images include RAF HQ from Maude Bridge, Baghdad; on the Tigris; various street and architectural scenes of Baghdad, including New Street, River Street, Turkish Cavalry Barracks; Mosque and the shrine of Sheikh Omar Suhrawardi; King Faisal Palace courtyard and view from roof; ''Khan Nuctar. Scene of murder of Col. Leachman''; Al-Khadimaya mosque (6); four images Iraq police at Ramadi HQ; various images Ramadi including bazaar, ferry over Euphrates, unloading corn, remains of grave, Ramadi from aerodrome; Tigris in flood from Kotah bridge; street in Fallujah; pontoon bridge over Euphrates at Fallajuh; HMV Zobaida at Karradah; ''Home of Bedouin robbers between Fallujah and Ramadi''; ''Tramway Baghdad to Khadimain''; ''Baghdad's Oldest Mosque''; ''Iron Bridge Baghdad West. Built Pre-War for Baghdad-Berlin Railway''; boys of Ramadi village; typical Bedouin Arabs; ''Razuki and his sister''; harvesting, Ramadi (2); ''A Gower Khan. Ramadi''; Baqubah, incl. irrigation canal, architectural scene from canal, burnt out lorry; various images Rolls armoured cars, ration lorry, burnt out Ford, Baghdad-Basra oil burning engine etc; various images aircraft including Vickers Vernon, Vickers Vimy, Avro, ''Crash of DH10 F/LT Tempest (killed) F/O Darcy Greig (burns), Sopwith Snipe, Bristol Fighter, Major Blake's de Havilland DH9 attempted world flight 1922, lands at Ramadi after 4 days in desert, Handley Page bomber etc; various images RAF sports Baghdad 1921 incl. football, obstacle race etc; ruins of Babylon, Lion of Babylon; aircraft W/T station Baghdad (9) etc; plus over 50 photographs Cairo & Egypt circa 1931 including several of Graf Zeppelin flying over Cairo etc; approx 25 photographs Pompeii, Gibraltar, Marseille; plus over 50 photographs Netherlands, Germany, Poland and then Kaunas, Lithuania (majority of 50 photos here). Majority of images in album approx 8 x 11cm, all images loosely corner mounted and captioned to the card leaves of the album, contemporary worn oblong album (30 x 40cm)

Lot 4016 – Sale Price: £80.00 (zero)

(Greece), F.C.H.L. Pouqueville: 'Travels in Southern Epirus, Acarnania, Aetolia, Attica, and Peloponesus, or the Morea, &c. &c. in the Years 1814-1816', London, Sir Richard Phillips, 1822, engraved folding map + 1 engraved plate as called for, 128pp, modern rebound cloth, together with 14 other titles realting to Greece, including Kevin Andrews: 'The Flight of Ikaros', 1959, 1st edition in d/w, Mahaffy: 'Greek Pictures', RTS, 1890, original pictorial cloth, 'Architecture N?oclassique en Gr?ce', Athens, 1967, photographic plates throughout, original pictorial cloth, Patrick Leigh Fermor: 'Mani. Travels in the Southern Peloponnese', J. Murray & Book Society, 1958, orig. cloth gilt, plus others Mistra, Lesbos, Kythera, etc (15)

Lot 4018 – Sale Price: £380.00 (zero)

(Athens, 18th Century Neo Classical Revival), James Stuart & Nicholas Revett: 'The Antiquities of Athens Measured and Delineated', London, John Haberkorn, 1762, 1st edition, volume 1, a/f copy, all leaves with loss top right corner (mainly marginal and not generally not affecting text or engraved image of leaves of lates), 71 engraved plates, including double page engraved view of Athens from Mount Anchesmus (a/f, marginal losses, some closed tears and repairs, waterstaining) and other engraved views, plans, sculptures etc, some by James Basire (some plates with closed tears, some marginal part losses etc), plus vignette title page and vignette head and tail pieces. Elephant folio, old quarter calf (boards worn), later rebacked, new pastedowns/EPs. James ''Athenian'' Stuart and Nicholas Revett's monumental Antiquities of Athens was the first accurate survey of ancient Greek architecture. Based on precise measured drawings done at the sites of ancient ruins between 1751 and 1754, these books fueled the Greek Revival movement that dominated British, European, and American architecture and design for over a century.

Lot 4019 – Sale Price: £40.00 (zero)

George Bradshaw: 'Bradshaw's illustrated hand-book for Belgium and the Rhine, and portions of Rhenish Prussia; with a ten days tour in Holland : with maps and illustrations', London, W. J. Adams; Manchester, Bradshaw and Blacklock, c.1860, 3 folding maps in pocket at front + 4 other folding maps/plans + 4 engraved plates of views on the Rhine + numerous wood engraved views of towns and cities on full page leaves of plates throughout, xxviii,171pp + 44pp adverts at end, original cloth gilt worn, lacks backstrip

Lot 4021 – Sale Price: £25.00 (zero)

The New Weymouth Guide, or Useful Pocket Companion, exhibiting the ancient and present state of Weymouth and Melcombe-Regis ... with particulars relating to the Public Room, Walks and Rides, Libraries, Hotels ...Seats of the Nobility ... Weymouth, Commins, c. 1827. 12mo. Contemporary cloth.

Lot 4022 – Sale Price: £75.00 (zero)

A Concise History of the City of London. With the Laws and Customs thereof. Containing among other Things, I. It's Name and Antiquity (&c). II. Of the Public Officers with a List of the Commissioners. III. The Lord Mayor (&c). IV. Of the Tower of London (&c). V. Of the Custom House. VI. An Account of Guildhall (&c). VIII (sic) Of the Publick Schools (&c). Printed by C. Simpson for M. Cooper, 1752. 12mo. Pp (4)+(1)+6-179,188-235+(1). Title leaf browned along edges and with slight loss of paper at imprint. Contemporary calf, worn. Boards detached, some gatherings loose. The present work does not have the 'Dedication to the Lord Mayor' nor the 'Account of the Twelve Principal Companies'. The present work has a two-page preface 'To the Reader' , unsigned, and a 'Contents' leaf (pp 235+(1)). The second pagination error is corrected (234 for 934). The present work has a long list of Office Holders beginning on page 228: Commissioners of the Custom House; Chief Officers belonging to the General Post Office; Head Officers in the Penny-Post-Office; Commissioners of His Majesty's Excise and Appeal; Governors of the Charterhouse, St Bartholomew's, Christ's Hospital; Governors and Directors of the Bank of England; Of the South-Sea Company; Of the Royal African Company (&c). Very scarce

Lot 4023 – Sale Price: £95.00 (zero)

'Ambulator: or, a pocket companion in a tour round London, within the circuit of twenty five miles: describing whatever is most remarkable for antiquity, grandeur, elegance, or rural beauty...', London, J. Scatcherd, 1796, 8th edition, folding hand coloured engraved map of London & environs (some repairs verso), 12mo, old half calf, marbled paper covered boards, gilt lettered to spine ''Kortenhoff Library'', bookplate to front pastedown ''Kortenhoff, Par Riga, Station Romescaln, Livonie, Russie'', and inscription to FFEP ''pr?sent? a Lady Sackville...8. Juillet 1878''; together with an early 19th Century Paris guide book 'Paris im Jahre 1836', Stuttgart & Augsburg, 1836, large engraved folding map of Paris at end, 305,[1]pp, original cloth gilt (2)

Lot 4024 – Sale Price: £50.00 (zero)

A Victorian photograph album containing approximately 130 albumen print and other mounted photographs circa 1881, topgraphical and architectural views of Richmond, Surrey; Lincoln; Isle of Wight; South & North Wales; Devon; Bournemouth etc, all photos with neat contemporary pen & ink captions and headings to card leaves, neat and elaborate pen & ink ownership name ''Marian M Clarke. 1881'' to first card leaf, folio, contemporary gilt ruled black morocco (slightly scuffed/worn), all edges gilt

Lot 4026 – Sale Price: £20.00 (zero)

J. Raffield, a 19th Century hand coloured aquatint of Wearmouth Bridge, Sunderland, 42 x 73cm, framed and glazed, the whole approx 63 x 94cm

Lot 4029 – Sale Price: £100.00 (zero)

(Gloucestershire). John Speed: 'Glocestershire contrived into thirty thre severall hundreds & those againe into foure principall devisions. The citie of Glocester & Bristowe discribed with the armes of such noble men as have bene dignified with ye titlles of Earles & Dukes therof', engraved hand coloured map, circa 1611 or later, John Sudbury and George Humble, inset town plans of Gloucester and Bristol, some wear/repairs near centrefold, approx 38 x 51cm, framed and glazed, whole approx 52 x 63cm

Lot 4034 – Sale Price: £110.00 (zero)

(Ely), James Bentham, Vicar of West Bradenham, Norfolk: 'The History and Antiquities of the Conventual and Cathedral Church of Ely', Norwich & London, 1812, 2nd edition, 2 volumes bound together in 1, engraved portrait frontis + 48 engraved plates as called for (of which several large folding) + folding Bentham pedigree and two engraved vignettes, together with the supplement volume by William Stevenson, Norwich, Stevenson, Matchett, Stevenson, 1817, 16 engraved plates as called for, each large 4to, contemporary calf gilt (worn); together with F.R. Chapman: 'Sacrist Rolls of Ely', Cambridge, printed for private circulation only, 1907, 2 volumes, volume I inscribed by the author to FFEP and dated 1908, numerous plates and plans (several folding) throughout, uniform original cloth gilt; together with A. Gibbons: 'Ely Episcopal Records', Lincoln, James Williamson, 1891, printed for private circulation, 66 subscribers only, xiv,558[1]pp, original cloth gilt. Scarce (5)

Lot 4036 – Sale Price: £65.00 (zero)

Three South Norfolk & North Suffolk local interest sale particulars 1882-1904, comprising St. John's Estate Palgrave & The Rookery Estate Wortham, Estates of the late Charles James Goodrich, June 17th, 1904. Thos. WM Gaze auctioneers, [16]pp, original pictorial wraps (VGC); Suffolk Estates of the late Charles James Goodrich situate in the Parishes of Stonham, Mendlesham, Buxhall, Wyverstone, Old Newton & Stanton, July 5th 1904, [18]pp, coloured plan, TW Gaze auctioneers, original printed wraps with plan to front cover; 'Plans & Views of the Estates of the late Mr Richard Leathers, at Pulham St. Mary & Dickleburgh', July 22nd, 1882, 2 large mounted albumen photographs of properties by Cleer S. Alger, Diss, plus 3 double page plans, original wraps, later cloth backing/reinforcement at spine (3)

Lot 4037 – Sale Price: £22.00 (zero)

Sale particulars/catalogue for ''The Castle Hill Estate'', in the environs of Ipswich and at Washbrook, Suffolk, 1911, large folding map at end, 8pp, original pictorial wraps with illustration from photograph to front cover, bound into later blue cloth gilt

Lot 4039 – Sale Price: £150.00 (zero)

Charles John Palmer: 'The Perlustration of Great Yarmouth, with Gorleston & Southtown', Yarmouth, George Nall, 1872-1875, 1st edition, 3 volumes, 121 plates of which 2 folding and 3 coloured as called for, uniform contemporary half vellum over marbled paper covered boards, leather gilt title labels to spines; together with the very scarce typed index volume by P.E. Rumbelow, 1986, F. Payne printer, Stalham, 34pp, large 4to, original cloth gilt. An excellent set by the English lawyer and historian of Great Yarmouth Charles John Palmer FSA (1805-1882), son of John Dalby Palmer, with the very scarce index volume (4)

Lot 4040 – Sale Price: £85.00 (zero)

(East Anglia), 'The Fen and Marshland Churches; a series of photographs, with short historical and architectural descriptive notes, the photographic illustrations by Edward Johnson', 1st-3rd series (complete), Wisbech & London, Leach & Son, [1868-69], forty-six mounted albumen print photographic plates, correct as listed, plus 9 ground plan full page illustrations as called for, 4to, uniform original cream bevelled edge cloth gilt (worn, vols 1 & 2 rebacked retaining original cloth. Images include Wisbech, Terrington, Walsoken, Ely, King's Lynn, Boston, Spalding, sutton, Holbeach etc etc, a scarce set containing very early photographs of Norfolk & fens churches (3)

Lot 4041 – Sale Price: £95.00 (zero)

Edmund Gillingwater: 'An Historical Account of the Ancient Town of Lowestoft, in the County of Suffolk. To which is added some cursory remarks on the adjoining parishes and a general account of the island of Lothingland.', London & Norwich, [1790], 1st edition, Contents are divided into 10 sections. Sect 1 ''Of the Island of Lothingland'', sect 2 ''Of the origin of Lowestoft'', sect 3 ''Of the Fisheries of Lowestoft'', sect 4 ''Of the Contest with Yarmouth'', sect 5 ''Of the Church'', sect 6 ''Of the Chapels'', sect 7 ''of the Vicars'', sect 8 ''Of the Religious sects'', sect 9 ''Of Naval and Military affairs'' conclusion ''Of the present state of the Herring - Fishery'' 4to, contemporary half calf gilt over marbled paper covered boards, later recased, replenished pastedowns/EP's. A fine copy of Lowestoft born historian and topographer Edmund Gillingwater's (1736-1813) history of Lowestoft & environs

Lot 4042 – Sale Price: £100.00 (zero)

Thomas Martin, of Palgrave, Suffolk: 'The History of the Town of Thetford, in the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, from the earliest accounts to the present time.', London, J. Nichols et al, 1779, 1st edition, engraved portrait frontis + 9 engraved plates & engraved ills. in text as called for, xviii,320,135[1]pp, 4to, contemporary tree calf, rebacked retaining calf spine with green leather gilt title label

Lot 4044 – Sale Price: £40.00 (zero)

Thomas Hurry of Great Yarmouth. Tables of Interest, from One Pound to Five Hundred Millions ... By which the Interest for any Sum of Money ... may be found (&c). Printed for the author, 1786. 12mo. Pp VIII + 120. Signed by the author. Contemporary calf; upper joint weak.

Lot 4045 – Sale Price: £100.00 (zero)

Nathaniel Kent: 'General View of the Agriculture of the County of Norfolk : with observations on the means of its improvement : Drawn up for the consideration of the Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvement', Norwich, Crouse, stevenson & Matchett, London, G. Nicol, 1796, engraved folding map + 3 engraved plates (of which one double page) as called for, xvi,236,[1]pp; bound together with John Boys: 'A General view of the agriculture of the county of Kent; with observations on the means of its improvement.', L, G. Nicol, 1796, engraved folding hand coloured map of Kent + 1 engraved plate + folding table, xiv,206,[1]pp, contemporary half calf gilt, marbled paper covered boards. A scarce compilation of two works re agriculture of Norfolk & Kent

Lot 4046 – Sale Price: £80.00 (zero)

William Marshall: 'The Rural Economy of Norfolk: Comprising the Management of Landed Estates, and the Present Practice of Husbandry in that County', London, T. Cadell, 1787, 1st edition, 2 volumes, engraved folding map as called for (''East Norfolk'' & ''Sketch of the County'' on one single folding sheet), contemporary half calf gilt, red leather gilt title labels to spines, marbled paper covered boards. An excellent first edition set of an important work (2)

Lot 4047 – Sale Price: £55.00 (zero)

Nathaniel Kent: 'General View of the Agriculture of the County of Norfolk : with observations on the means of its improvement : Drawn up for the consideration of the Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvement', London, G. Nicol, 1813, engraved folding map + 3 engraved plates as called for (Norfolk plough; Norfolk ram; Norfolk & Berkshire Wagons (folding)), xvi,236,[1]pp, contemporary half calf gilt. Scarce

Lot 4048 – Sale Price: £65.00 (zero)

Small collection of Norfolk & Suffolk interest titles, including Thomas Kitson Cromwell: 'Excursions in the County of Norfolk', London, Longman et al, 1818-1819, 2 volumes, folding map of Norfolk, folding plan of Norwich, two added engraved title pages + 94 engraved plates, contemporary half calf gilt, spines gilt in compartments; Charles Green: 'The History, Antiquities, & Geology, of Bacton, in Norfolk', Norwich, Josiah Fletcher, 1842, etched frontis of Bromholme Priory, double page geological plate, double page engraved plate of skeletal remains + 1 other engraved plate of skeleton, contemporary cloth worn; Rev. Arthur Brown, Rector of Catfield, Norfolk: 'The Knight of Dilham, a Story of the Lollards', Norwich, Henry Stacy, 1870, 114pp, 2 copies, each original wraps, lacking top wrap, plus another copy of the same work published London, SW Partridge & Co, c.1888, colour frontis, original pictorial cloth gilt; plus four White's Directories of Norfolk, 1836, a/f, joints split, leaves loose, leather binding worn; 1845, original calf binding very worn; 1854, inner joints weak, original calf; 1864, boards loose, lacks backstrip; plus 'White's 1844 Suffolk Directory', 1970 facsimile re-issue, orig. cloth gilt, dust wrapper (11)

Lot 4049 – Sale Price: £320.00 (zero)

A packet containing 60+ Norfolk interest postcards, circa early to mid 20th Century, mainly topographical cards of Bacton and Witton (near North Walsham), many real photographs, plus a few others Norfolk related, cards include real photograph Holkham Railway Station; real photograph Bacton shop; real photograph Stella Nightingale's Riding School, Bacton, outside Duke of Edinburgh pub; real photograph the old thatched school from church, Witton; RP Witton Old Hall; many others Witton, Bacton, North Walsham & environs; RP great flood Norwich 1912 collapse of Mercury Office; plus some others Broads, Sayers/Yallop Yarmouth Floods (6), etc; together with an album containing 250+ mainly Norfolk topographical cards, majority Bacton, Witton North Walsham & environs, few others including RP's Norwich floods, Westwick Hall etc, some Louis Wain cards of cats at end; plus approx 20 turn of the century Norfolk photographs, including Cromer corner of New St showing construction of pier in background; Blickling Hall; view of Norwich; Mill; family photos, etc

Lot 4050 – Sale Price: £20.00 (zero)

'Norfolk, Divided into Hundreds and the Parliamentary Divisions', engraved folding map, published William Darton & Son, London, circa early 1800s, hand coloured in outline, engraved vignette of Norwich Cathedral, dissected and backed onto linen, 37.5x46cm, folding into original cloth gilt binding (crudely reinforced with tape to spine)

Lot 4051 – Sale Price: £60.00 (zero)

(Suffolk), Robert Morden: 'Suffolk', engraved map, circa 1695, approx 36 x 42cm, gilt framed and glazed, the whole approx 52 x 57.5cm

Lot 4052 – Sale Price: £80.00 (zero)

(Suffolk), Richard Blome: 'A Mapp of the County of Suffolk with its Hundreds', engraved map, circa 1673, approx size 27 x 33cm, framed and glazed, the whole approx 44 x 49cm

Lot 4054 – Sale Price: £28.00 (zero)

Two folders containing a good quantity of Norfolk & Suffolk engravings and prints, including Samuel & Nathaniel Buck views of Walsingham Priory (2), Castle Acre, Creake Priory; plus others Henry Davy; Blickling Hall lithograph by Day & Son, etc etc (2)

Lot 4054A – Sale Price: £25.00 (zero)

A pair of local interest 19th Century lithographs of Palgrave Rectory, and Palgrave Church, both W. Browne lith, Norwich, both approx 39 x 56cm, both with closed tears and chips; together with four early 20th Century Suffolk Ordnance Survey map sheets including Eye, Aspall, Southolt etc (6)

Lot 4055 – Sale Price: £30.00 (zero)

Two very scarce 19th lithographs of Castle Acre Priory, Norfolk, published by L.E. Hatfield, East Dereham, C. Moody Lithographer printer, each plate impression approx 34 x 42cm, each with a duplicate copy of the same print (4)

Lot 4056 – Sale Price: £40.00 (zero)

A collection of Norfolk & Suffolk interest titles, including Thomas Kitson Cromwell: 'Excursions in the County of Suffolk', London, Longman, 1818-1819, large paper edition, 2 volumes, 2 engraved folding maps/plans, added engraved title pages + 96 engraved plates as called for, original printed paper covered boards (very worn), boards detached but present, some leaves loose; William Taylor: 'The Antiquities of King's Lynn. Norfolk', Lynn, J. Thew, 1844, 30 engraved plates as called for, contemporary cloth very worn and soiled, crudely rebacked retaining majority of backstrip; Northcote: 'Notes on the History of Monk's Eleigh', Ipswich, 1930, original pictorial cloth; Jay: 'The First Parish Register of St. George of Tombland, Norwich', Norwich, Agas. H. Goose, 1891, published by subscription, 98 copies only (this unnumbered out of series), portrait of Mr GB Jay, map & arms supplied in facsimile, original boards, later rebacked; plus three 'Snapdragon' Norwich Hospitals' annuals 1933, 1937, 1938, each original pictorial wraps; G.C. Davies: 'The Handbook to the Rivers and Broads of Norfolk & Suffolk', c.1882, 2nd edition, large folding map in rear pocket, original pictorial boards; plus several others similar

Lot 4057 – Sale Price: £75.00 (zero)

A quantity of local trade directories and other local interest titles, including: 'Kelly's Directory of Cambridge, Norfolk, Suffolk & Essex 1933', extremely thick 8vo, original cloth (worn); 'Kelly's Directory of Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk 1892', 3 folding maps, original cloth gilt (very worn); Eastern Counties of England Trades Directories 1921-22, 1932-33 & 1933-34, plus Norfolk & suffolk Trades directory 1953-54; 'Public Men of Ipswich & East Suffolk', 1875; Sampson Arnold Mackey: 'The Mythological Astronomy of the Ancients; Part the Second: Or the Key of Urania, the Wards of which will Unlock all the Mysteries of Antquity', printed Norwich by R. Walker, 180pp, ownership signature of Francis Cupiss (1798-1888), founder of printers works, Diss, Norfolk, to FFEP and dated 1823, old paper covered boards (worn); plus 2 others (10)

Lot 4058 – Sale Price: £170.00 (zero)

(Maharajah Duleep Singh family, Elveden Hall, Blo Norton Hall), A Collection of 19th century and early 20 century music books belonging to Princesses Sophia and Catherine Duleep Singh, many of which are inscribed CDS (Catherine Duleep Singh). These piano books belonged to the Princesses who were first class pianists and had a Steinway concertina piano at Hampton House in Blo Norton. Comprising 3 cloth/leather bound volumes of sheet music, each with ''C.D.S'' signatures in initials to title page/leaf at front, plus approx 16 volumes in original printed wraps, many of these with ink or pencil ''C.D.S.'' ownership signatures in initials to front covers, some with original retailers ink stamps to covers ''C. Steiert & Co Music Warehouse, Simla/ Lahore'' (some covers/spines worn, one or two lacking top wraps). The books were left in the House to the housekeeper with the piano when the last surviving Princess (Princess Bamba) left for her final voyage to Lahore in the 1950s. The books remained with the late owners of the house whilst the piano was sold and shipped to the USA in the late 1990s. Princess Catherine Hilda Duleep Singh (1871-1942), was the second daughter of H.H. Maharaja Sir Duleep Singh and Maharani Bamba (n?e M?ller). She was born at Elveden Hall, Suffolk, and educated at Somerville College, Oxford and in 1894 she was presented at Court. In 1886 her father attempted to move to India with his daughters but was prevented from entering India and forced to return from Aden. Catherine and her sisters then stayed at Folkestone, and on the advice of the India Office their care was entrusted to Arthur Oliphant and his wife; Oliphant's father had worked as an equerry. It was during this period that the princess was introduced to Fr?ulein Lina Sch?fer, a German teacher and governess with whom the Princess developed a deep and intimate bond that lasted until Schafer's death in 1937. She and Lina were attributed with helping many Jewish families escape to the United Kingdom, even housing them during World War II. Like her sister Sophia, Catherine Hilda Duleep Singh also became a suffragist. She was a member of the Fawcett Women's Suffrage Group and the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies (NUWSS), also known as the Suffragists

Lot 4059 – Sale Price: £60.00 (zero)

(Maharajah Duleep Singh family, Prince Frederick Victor Duleep Singh, Elveden Hall, Blo Norton Hall), A small collection of soft cover bound volumes of the Norfolk & Norwich Archaeological Journals from c.1900-1920. These belonged to Prince Frederick Duleep Singh, and some have hand annotations to margins on the articles. Some of the articles written within the volumes are by the Prince. Provenance: discovered at a house when a former servants of the Duleep Singhs died, whose family had served the Prince and her brother at Blo Norton. Prince Frederick Victor Duleep Singh (1868-1926), also known as Prince Freddy, was a younger son of the deposed and exiled Sir Duleep Singh, the last Maharaja of the Sikh Empire. Born in Kensington and bought up at the family home in Elveden, Suffolk, Frederick (or Freddy) was educated at Eton School and then studied history at Magdalene College, Cambridge. Like his father, he enjoyed shooting and country estates. In 1906, he rented Blo Norton Hall in Norfolk, and lived there for the rest of his life (twenty years). In the summer of 1906, Virginia Woolf had stayed at Blo Norton Hall and it provided the setting for her short story, 'The Journal of Miss Joan Martyn'. Frederick Duleep Singh became an amateur archaeologist and historian, specializing in East Anglia and its gentry. He contributed to a number of local periodicals and built up a collection of English artefacts in his home. In 1921, he bought Ancient House in Thetford and gave it to the town as a museum. His collections were donated to Thetford Museum, the Museum of Inverness and Norfolk Record Office. Frederick joined the Suffolk yeomanry as Second Leutenant in 1893 and was promoted through the ranks. In 1901, he was transferred to the Norfolk yeomanry as Major. In 1909, he resigned from the yeomanry, but at the outbreak of war in 1914 he rejoined. He served in France with training units from 1917 to 1919, but saw no action. Frederick Duleep Singh did not visit India and was a conservative, Christian loyalist. He was a member of a number of societies, including the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, the Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society (President in 1925-6), the Norfolk Archaeological Trust, the London Society of East Anglians (President), the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association, and the Diss Choral Society, and belonged to White's and the Carlton Club in London.

Lot 4060 – Sale Price: £460.00 (zero)

(Maharajah Duleep Singh family, Prince Frederick Victor Duleep Singh, Elveden Hall, Blo Norton Hall), three envelopes of photographs and 15 framed doilies picturing various Norfolk country Houses. One envelope contains 17 photos of Norfolk houses, five of these depicted on the doilies, including Blickling Hall (3), Barwick House, Stanhoe (2), Melton Hall, Melton Constable (3), Costessey Hall, Wilby Hall (2), Langley Hall, Oxburgh Hall, Bawburgh Stables, Black Boys Hotel, Aylsham (3). Another envelope contains 70+ photographs of mainly Norfolk Houses photographed by Prince Frederick, possibly for his Norfolk houses book, including Roydon Hall, East Barsham Hall, Barningham Hall, Saxlingham, Starston Hall?, Sherbourne, Rainham, Spixworth Hall, Wreningham, Barnham Broom, Hardingham, Saham Toney, South Lopham, Brandon Parva, etc. A third envelope contains unframed doilies of Norfolk houses. The framed and unframed doilies dated 1924 and include various Norfolk Halls, including Felbrigg, Blickling, Oxburgh, Holkham, Blo Norton, Mannington, Raynham, BArningham, Melton Constable, Kimberley, Hunstanton, Costessey, East Barsham, Houghton etc. These frames used to hang at Blo Norton Hall. On the Prince Frederick's death in 1926 they were removed by the princesses and packed away to Hampton House in Blo Norton. They were later left with Princess Bamba's housekeeper who eventually inherited Hampton house and thus by descent. Parcel one also has the same provenance as this. Prince Frederick Victor Duleep Singh (1868-1926), also known as Prince Freddy, was a younger son of the deposed and exiled Sir Duleep Singh, the last Maharaja of the Sikh Empire. Born in Kensington and bought up at the family home in Elveden, Suffolk, Frederick (or Freddy) was educated at Eton School and then studied history at Magdalene College, Cambridge. Like his father, he enjoyed shooting and country estates. In 1906, he rented Blo Norton Hall in Norfolk, and lived there for the rest of his life (twenty years). In the summer of 1906, Virginia Woolf had stayed at Blo Norton Hall and it provided the setting for her short story, 'The Journal of Miss Joan Martyn'. Frederick Duleep Singh became an amateur archaeologist and historian, specializing in East Anglia and its gentry. He contributed to a number of local periodicals and built up a collection of English artefacts in his home. In 1921, he bought Ancient House in Thetford and gave it to the town as a museum. His collections were donated to Thetford Museum, the Museum of Inverness and Norfolk Record Office. Frederick joined the Suffolk yeomanry as Second Leutenant in 1893 and was promoted through the ranks. In 1901, he was transferred to the Norfolk yeomanry as Major. In 1909, he resigned from the yeomanry, but at the outbreak of war in 1914 he rejoined. He served in France with training units from 1917 to 1919, but saw no action. Frederick Duleep Singh did not visit India and was a conservative, Christian loyalist. He was a member of a number of societies, including the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, the Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society (President in 1925-6), the Norfolk Archaeological Trust, the London Society of East Anglians (President), the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association, and the Diss Choral Society, and belonged to White's and the Carlton Club in London.

Lot 4061 – Sale Price: £65.00 (zero)

'East Anglian Miscellany Upon Matters of History, genealogy, Archaeology, Folk-lore, Literature, &c. Relating to East Anglia. January 1907-June 1958. No's 2,069-13,401', Ipswich, East Anglian Daily Times, 1907-1958, numerous parts bound in 8 volumes, all 4to, original cloth gilt (first two vols slightly varying cloth to remaining 6), all with bookplates of S.F. Watson and Joan Corder, FSA (8)

Lot 4062 – Sale Price: £85.00 (zero)

[Mostyn John Armstrong]: 'The History and Antiquities of the County of Norfolk', 1781, vols 3-7, comprising vol 3 Hundreds of North & South Erpingham, Eynsford, 10 engraved plates including Wolterton Hall, Barningham Hall, Cromer, Felbrigg Hall, Hanworth Hall, Gunton Hall, Baconsthorpe Hall, Heydon Hall folding plate after a drawing by Humphry Repton, etc; vol 4 Hundreds of East & West Flegg, Forehoe, 5 engraved plates including Great Yarmouth, Wymondham Abbey, Cossey Hall, Easton Lodge etc; vol 5 Freebridge Lynn, Freebridge Marshland and Gallow, folding map of fens + 7 engraved plates including Houghton Hall, Castle-Acre Castle, Castle-Acre Monastery, Rising Castle, Lynn Regis (King's Lynn), Middleton Castle, portrait of Robert Walpole etc; vol 6 North & South Greenhoe, Grimshoe & Guiltcross, 6 engraved plates including Binham Priory, Walsingham Abbey, South view Walsingham Abbey, portrait Sir Henry Spelman, Holham Hall folding plate North & South elevation, Hillborowe Park House etc; vol 7 Happing, Henstead, Holt, Humbleyard and Loddon, engraved plates Bixley Hall, Venta Icenorum, Melton Constable Hall, Ditchingham Hall, uniform contemporary calf gilt (very worn); together with Edward Preston Willins: 'Some of the Old Halls and Manor Houses in the County of Norfolk', 1890, limited edition (numbered 140), 50 plates, folio, original cloth gilt; plus Charles Green: 'The History, Antiquities, & Geology, of Bacton, in Norfolk', Norwich, Josiah Fletcher, 1842, etched frontis of Bromholme Priory, double page geological plate, double page engraved plate of skeletal remains + 1 other engraved plate of skeleton, contemporary cloth worn; plus catalogues of contents sale of ''The Hall, Shipdham, Norfolk, 1921'', and ''West Mill, Horringer Road, Bury St Edmunds, 1945'', each original cloth backed covers (9)

Lot 4063 – Sale Price: £100.00 (zero)

Francis Blomefield: 'An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk, containing the History of the City of Norwich', Norwich, 1745, 1st edition, volume 2 only (of 5), engraved plate dedicated to Thomas Martin of Palgrave, 913pp, folio, rebound (not recent) half calf gilt

Lot 4064 – Sale Price: £300.00 (zero)

Francis Blomefield & Charles Parkin: 'An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk', London, William Miller, 1805-1810, 11 volumes, mezzotint portrait frontis plus 3 folding engraved maps/plans (Norwich, King's Lynn, and Map of Marshland that is often lacking) plus 33 engraved plates (many folding) plus 14 pedigrees on 15 folding sheets as called for, half titles, uniform contemporary diced half calf gilt (worn), upper board of volume I and lower boards of volume IX & XI detached (but present), armorial bookplates of Lieutenant Colonel Frederick Keppel (1762-1830) of East Lexham, Norfolk, to front pastedowns, and bookplates of Julia Augusta Kendall (1852?-1936) to marbled endpapers. A complete set in a contemporary binding of Blomefield's comprehensive history of the county of Norfolk, widely considered to be detailed, reliable and comparable with the best county histories of the period (11)

Lot 4066 – Sale Price: £1,500.00 (zero)

A photograph album depicting Her Majesty The Queen (then Princess Elizabeth) and Princess Margaret (1930-2002) performing in the Christmas pantomime 'Aladdin', Waterloo Chamber, Windsor Castle, Saturday 18th December, 1943, one of the four wartime Christmas Pantomimes the Princesses performed in and helped to stage between 1941-1944, to raise money for the Royal Household Wool Fund, which supplied knitting wool to make comforters for soldiers fighting at the Front. The album containing 13 sepia photographs of Princess Elizabeth (as 'Aladdin') & Princess Margaret (as 'Princess Roxana') in costume on stage performing in various scenes of the pantomime, six of the images solely of the Princesses, the other images of the Princesses together with one or more other members of the cast present in shot, including a large group photograph of all the cast on stage. In the title role of 'Aladdin', Princess Elizabeth wore a gold brocade and turquoise jacket with turquoise dungarees and matching hat, while Princess Margaret wore a red silk dress and matching jacket to play 'Princess Roxana'. Together with two original printed programmes for the production (one with some spotting to front cover), and an original printed admission ticket (seat D18 to top corner, but with excised part of another ticket for seat D17 attached to bottom corner), loosely inserted. Each photograph approximately 16 x 21cm and loosely corner mounted and tissue guarded, in a contemporary oblong album, silk ribbon tied, front cover near detached, with red foil crown above ''E M Aladdin'' in silver foil attached to front cover (foil with some part losses, a/f). Several of the photographs with ink stamps of Studio Lisa verso, the husband and wife team of Lisa and Jimmy Sheridan, who were granted two Royal Warrants, and took some of the most informal and intimate photographs of the Royal Family during a period spanning over 30 years from the 1930s through to the 1960s. During the Second World War, Her Majesty The Queen (then Princess Elizabeth) and Princess Margaret spent much of their time in Windsor, safely away from the bombing in London. The pantomime was written and produced by Hubert Tannar, then headmaster of the Royal School at Windsor, and directed by actor Cyril Woods, who also appeared in the pantomime as 'Widow Twankey'. The young Princesses helped to make the costumes themselves - it is believed that the oriental style costumes used furnishing fabric that had once been in the State Rooms at Windsor Castle. The costumes went on display for the first time as part of the Fashioning a Reign exhibition at Windsor Castle, September 2016 to January 2017. Amidst the backdrop of the pressures of WWII, the Christmas pantomimes were an enjoyable distraction from the harsh realities of war. King George VI found the performances incredibly moving, writing in his diaries about how he was in floods of tears watching them each year. Allegedly, according to the Queen's Governess Marion 'Crawfie' Crawford (1909-1988), the young Prince Philip of Greece was in attendance for the 1943 performance of ''Aladdin''. In the memoir of the Queen's governess, Marion 'Crawfie' Crawford, Elizabeth reportedly asked, 'Who do you think is coming to see us act, Crawfie? Philip!', with Miss Crawford also reporting 'The pantomime went off very well,' and 'I have never known Lilibet more animated. There was a sparkle about her none of us had ever seen before.' Provenance: By descent. From the estate of Sylvia Salisbury, artist and illustrator, who attended the pantomime, and illustrated the 'The Princess Elizabeth Gift Book', edited by Cynthia Asquith & Eileen Bigland, [London], Hodder & Stoughton, [1935], by way of two full page colour plates, titled 'Princess Jane of London Town', & 'The Street Criers'. Sylvia Salisbury was the daughter of the pre-eminent British portrait artist Frank Owen Salisbury (1874-1962), known as ''Britain's Painter Laureate'', whose significant portraits include, amongst others, Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Earl Mountbatten of Burma & Benito Mussolini amongst others, and many of the Royal family. Twenty-five members of the Royal House of Windsor sat for Salisbury and he was the first artist to paint HM Queen Elizabeth II. He also produced over forty large canvases of historical and national events, a field in which he was virtually unchallenged until 1951. The two most significant of these are The Heart of Empire - the Jubilee Thanksgiving in St Paul's Cathedral 1935 and The Coronation of their Royal Majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth 1937. As well as his daughter Sylvia Salisbury, Frank O. Salisbury also illustrated 'The Princess Elizabeth Gift Book', [1935], with one coloured plate entitled 'Childhood'. The Gift book was produced as a charitable concern in aid of the Princess Elizabeth of York hospital for children, and the Christmas pantomimes at Windsor Castle were also a charitable production, to raise money for the Royal Household Wool Fund, which supplied knitting wool to make comforters for soldiers fighting at the Front. The Royal Christmas pantomimes were performed in front of friends and close relations of the Royal Family. Sylvia Salisbury attended, as the album contains two programmes, it is conceivable the other programme may have been for her father Frank O. Salisbury, owing to the fact he also illustrated the charitable 'Princess Elizabeth Gift Book', and perhaps also due to his other strong connections to the Royal Family. A scarce and important photograph album, the images stored at Windsor Castle archives, but original images very seldom seen anywhere else.

Lot 4068 – Sale Price: £600.00 (zero)

(Winston Churchill, Autographs), a circa early to mid 20th Century autograph album containing a good quantity of signatures of notable persons, actors & actresses, artists etc, the signatures mainly clipped from autograph letters and mounted to leaves of album, the album from the estate of Monica Salisbury, daughter of the pre-eminent British portrait artist Frank O. Salisbury (1874-1962), signatures unless stated otherwise clipped and mounted to leaves, including Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965); Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount of Alamein (1887-1976), four separate examples, all clipped from ALS, including ''kind regards. Yrs ever Montgomery of Alamein'', ''Yrs. sincerely B.L. Montgomery'' etc; Frank O. Salisbury (1874-1962), signed directly to leaf ''Frank O. Salisbury Sarum Chase. Feb 3 1952'', Sarum Chase being his neo Tudor mansion home in Hampstead built in 1932, designed by his nephew, the architect Vyvyan Salisbury; Ernest Bevin (1881-1951), statesman, Labour MP; Sir Alan Cobham (1894-1973), aviation pioneer, on large card mounted to album leaf ''Alan J. Cobham Keep on Flying, New York Dec. 1925''; Field Marshal Harold Alexander, 1st Earl of Tunis (1891-1969); Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (1900-1979), two examples; 1st Earl of Woolton (1883-1964), War Minister for Food; John Galsworthy (1867-1933), novelist; Ellen Terry (1847-1928), actress, ''Yours Sincerely Ellen Terry 6. Jan - 1921''; William Russell Flint (1880-1969), artist; William Reid Dick (1878-1961), sculptor; John D. Rockefeller Junior (1874-1960), financier & philanthropist, and his wife Abby Aldrich Rockefeller (1874-1948); Russell Thorndike (1885-1972); Basil Rathbone (1892-1967); Genevieve Ward (1837-1922); Sir John Martin Harvey (1863-1944), signed & dated directly to leaf; Ernest Milton (1890-1974), signed & inscribed directly to leaf; Henry Ainley (1879-1945); Edith Evans (1888-1976); Basil Gill (1877-1955); Robert Atkins (1886-1972), etc etc, all actors/actresses/actor managers/producers etc; many others including Monica Salisbury, also with her name and address and dated 1920 to front end paper of album, contemporary calf gilt album, all edges gilt. Provenance: by descent. Monica Salisbury, daughter of Frank O. Salisbury

Lot 4069 – Sale Price: £55.00 (zero)

(Victorian advertising), Express Dairy Company, two early 20th Century coloured litho ''pop-up'' advertising cards, showing a nurse with seven young children at the table, apparently enjoying milk. Both cards are identical, except one shows a framed Royal appointment on the wall as ''Dairymen to H.M. The Queen [Victoria]'', (this card with small area of surface loss of paper to front), the Royal appointment on the other card is ''Dairymen to H.L.M. Queen Victoria [Her Late Majesty]'', each card with pop up moving parts complete; together with another similar period Express Dairy Company coloured litho advertising card showing a view of the Express Dairy, College Farm Finchley, by Marcus Ward & Co Ltd, approx 11 x 15cm (3)

Lot 4070 – Sale Price: £90.00 (zero)

Queen Mary (1867-1953), Eight memoranda written by Queen Mary 1926-1933, thanking for donations to her charities, six of which with envelopes addressed to J. Barlarin (or his wife) of Queen Mary's household

Lot 4071 – Sale Price: £32.00 (zero)

A photograph of Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine (1863-1950), by Bassano, circa 1882, grand daughter of Queen Victoria, married Prince Louis of Battenberg, later Marquess of Milford Haven, maternal Grandmother of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. The photo stamped ''Bassano Ltd 78 Wigmore St W.1'', image approx size 19.5cm x 14.5cm, framed and glazed, the whole approx size 33 x 28cm

Lot 4072 – Sale Price: £200.00 (zero)

KHOLSA, K. R. & R. P. CHATTERJEE: 'His Imperial Majesty King George V and the Princes of India and the Indian Empire.', Lahore, The Imperial Publishing Co., 1937, numerous tipped in portraits of various Maharaja plus other full page and in text illustrations, large 4to, original decorative cloth (slightly worn). Scarce

Lot 4073 – Sale Price: £190.00 (zero)

An autograph album containing over 50 signatures by various film stars c.1936/37, including Vivien Leigh, Boris Karloff, Marlene Dietrich (two signatures), Paul Robeson (two signatures), Elisabeth Welch (two signatures), George Mozart, Joan Wyndham, Mona Goya, Stella Moya, Bud Flanagan, Richard Tauber (two signatures), Mary Ellis, Otto Kruger, Betty Stockfield, Diana Churchill, Jack Buchanan, Jerry Verno, Esmond Knight, Andreas Malandrinos, Arthur B. Woods, Olive Blakeney, Robert Donat (2), Herbert Smith, Eslanda Goode Robeson, etc etc. More comprehensive list available upon request. Several of the signatures also with short inscriptions, dated, and some with details of character and movie, ie ''Every Kind Wish from Paul Robeson as ''John'' in ''The Song of Freedom'''', some of the inscriptions to ''Cretan/Cretane'', and at Denham Film Studios, Buckinghamshire. Contemporary calf gilt album

Lot 4075 – Sale Price: £40.00 (zero)

(Crimean War, Illustrated London News), two bound volumes of 'The Illustrated London News', comprising a composite bound volume with issues dating from April 7th-September 29th 1855, much Crimean War content and illustrations, several full page engraved illustrations, including funeral of Lord Raglan before Sebastopol and Kazatch Bay; double page engraving 'The Fall of Sebastopol - capture of the Malakoff Tower), plus many other Crimean War engraved illustrations etc; other content/illustrations including Napoleon; sailing of the Baltic Fleet; double page engraving of fireworks at Versailles; eruption of Vesuvius, etc, folio, original publisher's pictorial cloth gilt (very worn); together with I.L.N. volume 28, January-June 1856, large engraved folding map of the Crimea and adjacent coasts (approx. 57x80cm), and verso engraved illustration 'The Allied Commanders in Crimea', large closed tear, some wear at folds etc; plus much other content Crimean War and Crimean War peace celebrations, engraved ills. including fireworks in Victoria Park, illuminations at the National Gallery and The Strand, fireworks in Phoenix Park, Dublin etc; other content/ills. including Falkland Islands; Nassau, Bahamas; Santhal Insurrection; Valparaiso & Santiago Railway, etc, folio, old cloth very worn, large piece of backstrip detached (2)

Lot 4076 – Sale Price: £45.00 (zero)

(China, Franco-Prussian War), 'The Illustrated London News', two bound volumes, comprising January-June 1861, volume 38, profusely illustrated with black & white engravings, some double page, many full page, engravings/content including China, Chinese New Year, Treaty of Peking after Second Opium War, engraved ills of domestic life in China and Chinese New Year, arrival of Chinese indemnity money, etc etc; plus other content/engravings slavery in America, American civil war, American railway; relief of Lucknow; great fire Southwark; full page engraving the Vigia, Madeira; Omnibus accident Dublin, etc etc, lacks coloured engravings as often; together with July-December 1870, volume 57, profusely illustrated with black & white engravings, some double page, many full page, engravings/content including full page engraving I-chang gorge, upper Yangtze, China; double page engraving queen's garden party, Windsor; much content/ills. Franco-Prussian War incl double page engravings Battle of sedan and Surrender of Metz; other content/ills Sri Lanka/Ceylon including Kandy; great fire of Constantinople; exhibition building, Sydney NSW; all England croquet club at Wimbledon, etc etc, each folio, original publisher's pictorial cloth gilt (2)

Lot 4077 – Sale Price: £48.00 (zero)

(Chicago great fire, Franco-Prussian war), 'The Illustrated London News', two bound volumes, comprising January-June 1871, volume 58, profusely illustrated with black & white engravings, some double page, many full page, much Franco-Prussian war content and engravings; other content/ills. including full page illustration of Danube iron gate; entry of Viceroy of India into Jeypore; fire at Fort Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand; etc etc, folio, original publisher's pictorial cloth gilt; July-December 1871, volume 59, 3 large folding coloured plates (each with closed tears a/f), profusely illustrated with black & white engravings, some double page, many full page, much Franco-Prussian war content and engravings; other content/ills. including Chicago, incl. full page engraving 'The Great Fire at Chicago: Bird's Eye View of the City', plan of Chicago and other great fire of Chicago content/ills.; gun cotton explosion at Stowmarket; full page engravings of forest fires in America; siege operations at Chatham dockyards; scene of the murder of Bishop Patteson, Santa Cruz, Pacific ocean, etc etc, folio, contemporary half calf gilt, top board detached (but present) (2)

Lot 4080 – Sale Price: £32.00 (zero)

Eight early 19th Century botanical watercolour illustrations, one signed ''Harriot Taylor June 3 1815'' lower corner, some others captioned in pencil including Alstroemerias, Calceolarias etc, various sizes approx 25x20cm-37x25cm, plus a few well executed 19th Century pencil sketches including cats, deer, greyhound, view of King's Lynn, etc, all housed loose in a contemporary half calf portfolio, worn; together with a commonplace album circa 1857 containing approx 45 pages of m/s entries, mainly poetry and prose extracts plus a few pressed leaves of plants, one or two sketches, small number engravings etc, contemporary decorative morocco gilt (2)

Lot 4081 – Sale Price: £140.00 (zero)

(Natural history, entomology), a packet containing a quantity of 19th Century well executed pen, ink & watercolour drawings of various insects, and with corresponding manuscript notes, circa 1827, approximately 40 drawings in total including various beetles, butterflies, moths, caterpillars, flies, coleoptera, lepidoptera, diptera etc, some drawings on single pages, many on folding leaves with [2] or [3]pp manuscript notes facing and/or verso, paper mainly hallmarked 1827 and several pages with small blindstamps to corners

Lot 4082 – Sale Price: £40.00 (zero)

James Duncan: 'The Naturalist's Library: Entomology, Vol. III: British Butterflies', Edinburgh, W.H. Lizars, 1835, 1st edition, engraved portrait frontis, added engraved hand coloured title + 34 engraved plates (of which 32 hand coloured) as called for, original cloth gilt

Lot 4083 – Sale Price: £1,700.00 (zero)

James Sowerby & James Edward Smith: 'English Botany; or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with their Essential Characters, Synonyms, and Places of Growth to which will be added, Occasional remarks.', London, J. Davis et al, 1790-1811, volumes 1-32 (of 36), 2,310 hand coloured plates (of which a small number folding), contemporary half calf gilt worn (volumes 1-12 in a slightly different contemporary half calf binding to vols 13-32), volumes 17-19, 21, 22 & 25 with soiling to fore edges of text blocks, this affecting margins of some leaves/plates vols 17, 18 & 22, the soiling more pronounced and affecting margins of most leaves/plates in vols 19, 21 & 25, some other volumes bindings slightly worn but else internally all leaves and plates generally clean/VGC. One of the most celebrated British floras, greatly acclaimed for the beautiful colouring and accuracy of the figures by James Sowerby (1757-1822) and descriptions by the learned botanist James Edward Smith (1759-1828) (32)

Lot 4085 – Sale Price: £80.00 (zero)

William Withering: 'A Botanical Arrangement of all the Vegetables Naturally growing in Great Britain', London, T. Cadel et al, 1776, 1st edition, 2 volumes, 12 engraved plates (of which 2 folding) as called for, illustrated by the author's wife, Helena Withering, the first published work in English based on the then new Linnaean taxonomy, arranged alphabetically, each species of plant identified is accompanied be their uses as medicines, poisons or foods, along with a method of drying and preserving specimens. Contemporary calf gilt (worn), armorial bookplates of the agriculturist Arthur Young (1741-1820) to front pastedowns (2)

Lot 4086 – Sale Price: £300.00 (zero)

(Botany) Anne Pratt: 'The Flowering Plants, Grasses, Sedges, and Ferns of Great Britain, and their allies the Club Mosses, Pepperworts and Horsetails', London, Frederick Warne & Co, [nd], circa 1855-1870, 6 volumes, 317 plates (of which 316 coloured), vols 1-5 covering flowering plants and ferns, vol 6 covering grasses, sedges, ferns and their allies, volume 1 with small puncture mark towards corner of lower board, puncture just affecting margin of leaves at end of volume and last two plates, else generally VGC, uniform original cloth gilt, all edges gilt; together with Anne Pratt: 'Wild Flowers', London, SPCK, 1857, 2 volumes, 192 coloured plates as called for, small 8vo (14x11cm), contemporary blindstamped cloth gilt (vol I blue cloth, rebacked retaining backstrip; vol II brown cloth); plus Charles Turner & John Spencer: 'The Florist, Fruitist, and Garden Miscellany 1860', London, ''Florist'' Office, 1860, 13 coloured zinco lithographic plates depicting flowers and fruit, contemporary crushed half tan morocco gilt, spine gilt in compartments; plus F. Edward Hulme: 'Familiar Wild Flowers', London, Cassell, 1910, 9 volumes, 360 coloured plates as called for, uniform original decorative cloth gilt; plus 2 others on gardens (20)

Lot 4087 – Sale Price: £50.00 (zero)

Anne Pratt: 'Wild Flowers', London, SPCK, 1853, 192 chromolitho illustrations of flowers on 96 leaves as called for, large 4to (34 x 27cm), original blindstamped cloth gilt, later rebacked, new EP's/pastedowns

Lot 4088 – Sale Price: £270.00 (zero)

[Paul Jerrard] The Floral Offering. Jerrard [1851]. Large 8vo (18 X 26 cms). 14 lithographed leaves comprising chromolithographic illustrated title-page; 'Contents' leaf printed in gold; 12 full page chromolithograph illustrations of flowers (one for each month) with facing text in gothic script in gold. Original cloth gilt; upper board with mounted repeat of the title page illustration. Watered silk endpapers. Re-cased retaining original spine. Paul Jerrard was the publisher of a series of gift books of the highest quality. A fine selection of plates of flowers, combining natural history with high victorian design. Scarce. COPAC 1 copy.

Lot 4089 – Sale Price: £30.00 (zero)

Hugh Johnson: 'The International Book of Trees', L, Mitchell Beazley, 1973. 4to. Presentation binding in full brown crushed morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Single gilt fillet to each board; spine with raised bands, compartments gilt-ruled and with leaf ornaments in gilt; marbled endpapers. Slip-case.

Lot 4090 – Sale Price: £170.00 (zero)

Alfred Russel Wallace, 3 titles: 'Tropical Nature, and Other Essays', London, Macmillan, 1878, 1st edition, xiii,356,[1]pp, old rebound cloth gilt, ex Repton School Library, Repton armorial bookplate to front pastedown + inkstamp to title page and some reference numbers front pastedown/FFEP/half title; 'Island life : or the phenomena and causes of insular faunas and floras including a revision and attempted solution of the problem of geological climates', L, Macmillan, 1902, 3rd edition, 26 maps & ills. as called for, Repton School library bookplate to front pastedown and inkstamp to title page and penultimate index leaf, else no other markings, original publisher's cloth gilt (generally VGC); 'Natural Selection and Tropical Nature. Essays on Desxcriptive and Theoretical Biology', L, Macmillan, 1891, new edition, xii,492pp, Repton School library bookplate to front pastedown and inkstamp to title page (offset to verso of half title), original cloth gilt. Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913) was a British naturalist, explorer, geographer, anthropologist, biologist and illustrator. He is best known for independently conceiving the theory of evolution through natural selection; his paper on the subject was jointly published with some of Charles Darwin's writings in 1858, prompting Darwin to publish On the Origin of Species. (3)

Lot 4091 – Sale Price: £50.00 (zero)

Thomas Bell. A History of British Quadrupeds, including the Cetacea. Van Voorst, 1837. 8vo. Text woodcuts throughout. Contemporary calf gilt panelled; rebacked to style with raised bands, gilt-ruled.

Lot 4092 – Sale Price: £150.00 (zero)

Archibald Thorburn: 'British Birds', London, Longmans, Green & Co, 1915-1916, 1st edition, 4 volumes, 80 coloured plates as called for, ''George Rainbird Ltd'' publisher's inkstamps to FFEP's, large 4to, uniform original cloth gilt, top edges gilt (4)

Lot 4093 – Sale Price: £160.00 (zero)

Natural History, a collection of 11 volumes, including Owen & Eleanora Wilson: 'The Larvae of the British Lepidoptera and their Food Plants', London, Reeve, 1880, 40 tissue guarded coloured plates as called for, ex Repton School library, bookplate to front pastedown and inkstamp to title page, else leaves and plates clean/no markings, inner joint reinforced between front pastedown/FFEP, original cloth gilt; W.J. Lucas: 'British Dragonflies (Odonata).', L, Upcott Gill, 1900, 27 coloured plates + 57 in text figures as called for, xiv,356 + [4]pp ads at end, ex Repton School library, bookplate to front pastedown, ref no FFEP and inkstamp to title page, original pictorial cloth, inner joints weak; Sir William Jardine: 'The Natural History of Game-Birds', Edinburgh, Lizars, 1834, 1st edition, engraved port. frontis, added engraved hand coloured title page + 30 engraved hand coloured plates as called for, original cloth gilt (worn); F.E. Beddard: 'Animal Coloration', L, 1892, 4 coloured litho plates + ills. in text as called for, ex Repton School library, original cloth gilt; A. Mangin: 'The Mysteries of the Ocean', 1868, engraved ills. throughout, original cloth gilt, all edges gilt; 'Buffon's Natural History Abridged', 1821, 2 volumes, engraved frontises, added engraved titles, appears to be wanting small number of engraved plates (some also loose), original paper covered boards, printed paper lables to spines (worn); 'Hedges', Collins New Naturalist series No58, 1974, 1st edition in wrapper; Whymper 'Egyptian Birds', 1909, 51 coloured plates as called for, original decorative cloth gilt; plus 2 others (11)

Lot 4095 – Sale Price: £75.00 (zero)

Arthur Young, 2 titles: 'Annals of Agriculture and Other Useful Arts', London & Bury St Edmunds, 1784-1789, volumes 1-7 & 12, contemporary half calf gilt, 'The Farmer's Calendar', London, 1809, 8th edition, contemporary half calf gilt; plus Thomas Tusser: 'Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry', London, James Tregaskis & Son, 1931, xii,336pp, 4to, original Hermitage calf by Bain & Company, Cambridge Heath. Reprint of a 16th Century work of agricultural maxims, by Thomas Tusser, of Rivenhall, Essex and Trinity Hall, Cambridge (10)

Lot 4096 – Sale Price: £100.00 (zero)

J.T. Brown: 'The Encyclopaedia of Poultry', London, Walter Southwood & Co Ltd, c.1910, 2 volumes, coloured frontispieces + 103 black & white plates as called for, 4to, original pictorial cloth gilt (2)

Lot 4097 – Sale Price: £40.00 (zero)

A Game Log Book by Asprey of London. Unused and in new condition. Oblong 4to (24 X 30 cms). Full black morocco; gilt panels to both boards; gilt dentelles; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt. Gilt stamped ''Asprey of London'' to marbled paper rear pastedown

Lot 4098 – Sale Price: £290.00 (zero)

Strickland Freeman: 'Observations on the Mechanism of the Horse's Foot; Its Natural Spring Explained, and a Mode of Shoeing Recommended, by which the Foot is Defended from External Injury, with the least Impediment to its Spring', London, printed by W. Bulmer for the author, and sold by G. Nicol, 1796, 1st edition, 32 leaves of copper engraved plates as called for (of which 16 hand coloured), each with corresponding descriptive letterpress leaf, large 4to, original blindstamped cloth gilt

Lot 4099 – Sale Price: £140.00 (zero)

A collection of 13 veterinary, horse keeping, animal husbandry related books etc, including: 'Catalogue of Veterinary Instruments Manufactured by Arnold & Sons', 1893, viii,216pp, engraved illustrations throughout, original cloth gilt, together with another Arnold & Sons Veterinary Catalogue for 1882, viii,125,[3]pp. Both scarce; together with William Cook: 'The Horse: Its Keep and Management', Published by the author, 1891, inscribed presentation by the author to FFEP, original cloth gilt; Banham: 'Veterinary Posology and Therapeutics', 1905, original cloth gilt; William Hunting: 'Glanders: How it Arises and Spreads; How to Prevent it; and How to Stamp it Out', L, H & W Brown, 1887, original cloth gilt; Harold Leeney: 'Home Doctoring of Animals', L, Macdonald & Martin, [nd], c.1920, original cloth gilt; plus 7 others breeding, livestock, horse keeping etc (13)

Lot 4100 – Sale Price: £170.00 (zero)

Seven titles on horse riding and horses, including Thomas Blundeuill [Thomas Blundeville], of Newton Flotman, Norfolk: 'The Arte of Riding', [London, circa 1570], a/f defective, lacks title page and other leaves before dedication page, ff[1],24-25,[4],1-58,48 engraved illustrations of various bridle parts on 24ff,1-22, lacking some leaves at end, old half calf gilt (worn) H.R. Hershberger: 'The Hand Book of Horsemanship', L, Henry G. Clarke, 1845, engraved frontis, 60[2]pp, 12mo, original limp cloth gilt; Alice M. Hayes: 'The Horsewoman. A Practical Guide to Side-Saddle Riding', L, W.Thacker, 1893, 4 full page plates + 38 figures as called for, original pictorial cloth gilt; Capt. M.H. Hayes: 'Illustrated Horse Breaking', L, Thacker, 1889, 52 engraved ills. as called for (some full page plates), original cloth gilt; G. Stephen: 'Adventures of a Gentleman in Search of a Horse', 1841, 6th edition, original cloth gilt; a/f defective copy of Nicholas Morgan: 'The Perfection of Horse-manship', 1609, title page and large number of leaves supplied in facsimile, lacking leaves, some leaves worn with part losses, lacks top boards (a/f sold not subject to return); Edward L. Anderson: 'Modern Horsemanship', 1886, new and revised edition, numerous ills. from photographs, original calf backed pictorial paper covered boards (7)

Lot 4101 – Sale Price: £210.00 (zero)

Herman Biddell: 'The Suffolk Stud-Book: A History and Register of the County Breed of Cart Horses, from the earliest records to the present date, to which are added tables of winners, pedigree charts, sales, &c', The Wilderness, Diss, Francis Cupiss, 1880, 1st edition, 14 engraved plates after John Duvall as called for, plus numerous folding pedigrees etc, vi,721,[1]pp, large 4to, handsomely rebound half cream leather gilt, oxblood leather gilt title label to spine, marbled pastedowns/EP's

Lot 4102 – Sale Price: £220.00 (zero)

Herman Biddell & Fred Smith: 'The Suffolk Stud Book: A Register of the County Breed of Cart Horses, Collected, Compiled and Edited for the Suffolk Stud Book Association', The Wilderness, Diss, Francis Cupiss, 1886-1924, volumes 2-27 consecutive run, several volumes with engraved plates and real mounted photographs of horses, including vol VIII 1893 two engraved plates as called for; vol X 1896 photo frontispiece as called for; vol XII 1900 1 mounted photo plate only; vol XIII 1902 frontis from photograph + 2 mounted photographs as called for; vol XIV 1904 photogravure frontis; vol XV 1906 2 plates from photographs; vol XVIII 1912 portrait frontis + 2 mounted photographs as called for; vol XIX 1914 portrait frontis + 2 mounted photographs as called for; vol XX 1915 2 mounted photographs as called for; vol XXI 1917 port frontis + 3 mounted photographs as called for; vol XXII 1919 2 mounted photographs; vol XXIII 1920 3 mounted photographs + illustration from photo as called for; vol XXIV 1921 5 plates as called for; vol XXV 1922 2 mounted photographs as called for; vol XXVI 1923 2 mounted photographs acf; variant bindings. (26)

Lot 4103 – Sale Price: £70.00 (zero)

Raymond Keer: ' 'The Suffolk Stud Book: A Register of the County Breed of Cart Horses, Collected, Compiled and Edited for the Suffolk Stud Book Association', The Wilderness, Diss, Francis Cupiss, 1925-1960, volumes 28-54 consecutive, majority of volumes with two mounted photographic plates of horses, uniform original green cloth gilt (27)

Lot 4104 – Sale Price: £20.00 (zero)

A packet containing engraved and photographic plates for various volumes of 'The Suffolk Stud Book', Diss, Francis Cupiss, 1880-20th Century, including 17 engraved plates after pencil drawings by John Duvall for volume 1, 1880 (much duplication), plus mounted photographs of various Suffolk stallions and mares from later volumes, including Pyrford Pioneer, Beyton Duchess, Sudbourne Beau Brocade, Bawdsey Harvester, Sudbourne Surprise, etc, some duplication and several of the card leaves with printed captions but without photographs

Lot 4105 – Sale Price: £320.00 (zero)

(Printing/Typography), Four trade catalogues of specimen printing types circa 1906-1923, comprising: Harrild & Sons, Norwich street, London, 'Catalogue of Machinery and Materials for Printers, Bookbinders, Stereotypers, Electrotypers, etc. With Selections of Modern Printing Types', c.1906, 303pp plus further approx 200 unnumbered pages of engraved ills. of printing presses and examples of rules, type etc, 4to, original cloth gilt; John Haddon & Co, London, 'Haddon-Caxton Types, Borders and Brass Rules', c.1908, 131,5,54,60,[2]pp, separate title pages for Types, Borders (2) and Brass Rules, 4to, original cloth (spine faded); R.H. Stevens & Co Ltd, London, 'Specimen Book of Type and Borders Cast on Point Bodies. Catalogue of Printing Materials', 1923, 251,43pp, general title + separate title page for printing materials, 4to, original cloth gilt; Miller & Richard, Edinburgh & London, 'Printing Type Specimens', 1923, 516,75pp, general title + separate printed title for printing machinery and material, 4to, original cloth gilt, backstrip faded & part detached. All scarce (4)

Lot 4106 – Sale Price: £380.00 (zero)

(Printing/Typography), Four trade catalogues of specimen printing types circa 1897-1900, comprising: Frederick Ullmer, London, 'Frederick Ullmer's Catalogue of new Books, News, Fancy & Jobbing Type, Borders, Ornaments, Brass Rules, &c', circa 1897, 424pp, original cloth gilt; Walker Brothers, Bouverie Street, London, 'Specimen Book of Printing Types, Brass Rule, Borders, Ornaments &c., and Epitome List of Printers' Sundries', c.1900, ff288,[4], original cloth; Miller and Richard, Edinburgh & London, 'Specimens of Book, Newspaper, Jobbing and Ornamental Types', circa 1900, 100's of unnumbered leaves of engraved ills of printing presses, type specimens etc, original cloth gilt; Stephenson, Blake & Co, Sheffield, 'Specimen of Printing Types, Borders, Ornaments, Plain and Fancy Brass Rules, &c.', c.1900, 40pp + 100's of unnumbered leaves of engraved ills of printing presses, type specimens etc, original cloth gilt, gutta percha glue at hinges perished (as usual), leaves loose; plus Parsons, Fletcher & Co, London, 'Specimens of Fine Printing Inks', circa 1910, ix p.p. index/price list + ff66 photochrom illustrations in various ink colours, oblong 8vo, original quarter cloth. All scarce (5)

Lot 4107 – Sale Price: £160.00 (zero)

(Bookbinding, Typography), John Hannett: 'Bibliopegia; or, Bookbinding: In Two Parts. Part I. The Book of the Ancients, and History of the Art of Bookbinding. Part II. The Practical Art of Bookbinding', L, Simpkin, Marshall, 1865, 6th edition, engraved frontis + engraved ills in text throughout, iv,410,[2],8pp, contemporary cloth gilt (worn,inner joints split). Scarce; together with 6 others printing/typography related, including Francis Cupiss, Diss, 'Specimens of Plain and Fancy Types, Polytyped Ornaments, Borders, Checks, Etc., of the Albion Printing Establishment, Diss', 1855, a/f, numerous pages with parts excised, original stitched printed top wrap very worn and soiled, lacks lower wrap; Mouldtype Specimen book No. 63, circa 1970's, original yellow cloth, plus another example in blue cloth, circa 1980's; plus 3 others (7)

Lot 4108 – Sale Price: £85.00 (zero)

A collection of typography, printing & private press related books and prospectuses/specimens, including typeface booklets for Riscatype; Bauer Type Foundry, Frankfurt; Monotype Corporation, Joh. Ensched? en Zonen, Haarlem, etc, plus 'Private Press Books', 32 assorted volumes 1959-2002, Pinner, Private Libraries Association, each orig. printed wraps; plus various others including Ruari McLean 'Victorian Book', R. Cave 'The Private Press', 2nd edition, Francis Meynell, Holbrook Jackson etc

Lot 4109 – Sale Price: £320.00 (zero)

David Jones (1895-1974), a limited edition wood engraving 'Antediluvian Society', from The Chester Play of the Deluge (1977), from edition of twenty-five numbered folios, printed on japon by Will Carter at the Rampant Lions Press, Cambridge for Clover Hill Editions and published by Douglas Cleverdon, signed by artist in pencil lower right, approx 17 x 14cm, framed and glazed, whole approx 37 x 32cm

Lot 4110 – Sale Price: £150.00 (zero)

David Esslemont, William Wordsworth: 'The Prelude', Grasmere, The Wordsworth Trust, 2007, limited edition, number 62 of 200 copies signed by the artist, colour frontispiece and full-page illustrations by David Esslemont, original cloth, uncut, original slipcase

Lot 4111 – Sale Price: £70.00 (zero)

Ren? Hague: 'The Death of Hector', Wellingborough, Christopher Skelton, 1973, limited edition (146/200), frontis + 3 full page illustrations by Peter Campbell as called for, original cloth backed paper covered boards; Patience Empson (edited): 'The Wood Engravings of Robert Gibbings', London, Dent, 1959, 1st edition, profusely illustrated throughout, original cloth gilt, orig. printed acetate wrapper; Godfrey Turton: 'The Moon Dies', Leopard's Head Press, 1982, first edition, limited edition (200), with certificate stating this copy number 19, loosely inserted, wood engravings by Shirley Mungapen, original half green cloth gilt, orig. slipcase; Michael Ayrton: 'Archilochos', Secker & Warburg, 1977, 1st edition, original cloth gilt; plus 1 other (5)

Lot 4112 – Sale Price: £150.00 (zero)

(Marc Chagall, Joan Miro), 'Verve. An Artistic and Literary Quarterly', Volume 1, No.3, Paris, June 1938, 4 coloured lithograph plates by Marc Chagall, Joan Miro, Rattner & Paul Klee, plus 8 full page coloured lithograph ills. on 6 plates 'The Indian Pantheon', depicting Vishnu, Demons of Ceylon etc, plus coloured plates by Henri Matisse, Pierre Bonnard etc, plus numerous other plates including heliogravure photographs etc as called for, folio, original pictorial colour wraps by Pierre Bonnard

Lot 4113 – Sale Price: £85.00 (zero)

Guillaume Hoffman; F. Kellerhoven: 'Les Arts et Industrie: recueil de dessins relatifs a` l'art de la de?coration chez tous les peuples et aux plus belles e?poques de leur civilisation', Paris, Gide et J. Gaudry, 1853, 1st series, pp(6),3,2,2,3, many colour and other plates by Kellerhoven, list of plates calls for 36 colour and 42 uncoloured, this copy appears to lack plates VIII & XXXVI of the colour plates, 42 listed uncoloured plates all present but some in fact coloured, folio, old half calf gilt (very worn); together with portfolio of plates for Armstrong's ''Turner'', Agnew & Scribners, plus Bernard Smith: 'Sketches Abroad', 1876, 32 plates as called for, folio, orig. quarter cloth (3)

Lot 4114 – Sale Price: £55.00 (zero)

(Marine Painting), six volumes on Sea Painters published Antique Collectors Club 1995-2001, including Peter Monamy 1681-1749 and His Circle; Dominic Serres 1719-1793; Charles Brooking 1723-1759; George Chambers 1803-1840, etc, all original cloth gilt, dust wrappers (6)

Lot 4116 – Sale Price: £25.00 (zero)

Joseph Kerman: 'Ludwig Von Beethoven: Autograph Miscellany from Circa 1786 to 1799', British Museum, 1970, 2 volumes, oblong folio, uniform original buckram, glassine dust wrappers, slipcase, printed paper label to cover (2)

Lot 4117 – Sale Price: £25.00 (zero)

A 19th Century album of manuscript and engraved piano music, manuscript pencil name and dated 1835 at front, the first 11 leaves being neatly executed manuscript pen & ink music, the rest of the album engraved music from various 19th Century publishers, including two series of quadrilles etc by Alessandro Favier, Florence, 32 leaves in all, two decorative engraved title pages; three series music from various operas by Henry Kohler, three title pages etc, oblong 4to, sympathetically rebound quarter morocco, marbled paper covered boards, retaining original red morocco leather gilt label ''Miss J. Flower'' to front cover

Lot 4118 – Sale Price: £55.00 (zero)

A collection of 12 assorted titles on medicine, pharmacy, chemistry etc, including William Buchan: 'Buchan's Domestic Medicine Modernized; Or, a Treatise on the Prevention and Cure of Diseases...Observations on the Comparative Advantages of Vaccine Innoculation...A Family Herbal...', L, 1809, engraved portrait frontis, xvi,515pp, contemporary calf (worn); 'The Registers of Pharmaceutical Chemists and Chemists and Druggists. Printed and Published Under the Direction of the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. Pursuant to an Act...Entitled An Act to Regulate the Sale of Poisons, and Alter and Amend the Pharmacy Act, 1852', London, 1881, xxv,284pp, original blindstamped cloth gilt. Scarce; J.A. Paris: 'Pharmacologia; Comprehending the Art of Prescribing Upon Fixed and Scientific Principles; Together with the History of Medicinal Substances', L, 1822, 5th edition, volume 1 (of 2), only, 448pp, contemporary cloth; W.S. Glynn-Jones: 'The Law Relating to Poisons and Pharmacy', L, Butterworth, 1909, original cloth gilt; 'The Pharmacopoeia of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh', 1841, 2nd edition, 12mo, original cloth gilt; 'The Chemical Directory and Pharmaceutists' Compendium', L, Charles Wright & Co, [nd], original cloth gilt (worn); plus 6 others (12)

Lot 4119 – Sale Price: £28.00 (zero)

B.R. Pearn: 'Secret - Appendix V to the Report on the Burma Campaign 1941-42 - Report on Civil Evacuation', printed by the Manager, Government of India Press, Simla, 1943, [6],91pp + 4pp index at end, 9 maos (of which 4 folding), original cloth backed printed paper covered boards (worn), later m/s pencil note at front stating ''copy of RE Pearn historian of Burma''. Bertie Reginald Pearn (1900-76), wrote authored several works on Burma, was lecturer and Professor of History, Rangoon University 1938-47, seconded to Public Relations Dept., Govt. of Burma 1945-47, on events in Burma during the closing period of British rule. Scarce

Lot 4120 – Sale Price: £70.00 (zero)

(North-West Frontier), 'The Risings on the North-West Frontier. Being a complete narrative, with specially prepared maps, of the various risings of the Frontier Tribes in the Tochi Valley, the Swat Valley, the Country of the Mohmands and Mamunds, and the Country of the Afridis and Orazkai; and of the Several Punitive Campaigns undertaken against these Tribes, as well as the Two Minor Expeditions sent against the Utman Khels and the Bunerwals; the whole covering a Period extending from the Middle of June 1897 to the End of January, 1898.', Alllahabad, Printed and Published at the Pioneer Press, 1898, 1st edition, 1,000 copies printed only, two folding maps as called for (one detached and with tear along fold but complete), p.p.iii,248,liii, original cloth (worn), re-cased retaining original backstrip

Lot 4121 – Sale Price: £42.00 (zero)

G. Goold Walker; The Earl of Denbigh & Desmond (introduction), 2 titles: 'The Honourable Artillery Company 1537-1926', London, John Lane the Bodley Head, 1926, limited edition (234/250), 80 plates of which 6 coloured as called for, 'The Honourable Artillery Company in the Great War 1914-1919', L, Seeley Service, 1930, limited edition, (145/260), signed Earl of Denbigh, numerous plates and maps as called for, near uniform quarter blue morocco gilt (2)

Lot 4122 – Sale Price: £150.00 (zero)

(Royal Navy, HMS Minotaur), 'The ''Minotaur'' Monthly Moocher and Moral Metaphorical Mirror', London, Privately Printed, 1879, by Edmund R. Pears, Frederick W.I. Airey & Frank H. Peyton, Vol.1 No.1: October 1879 through Vol.1 No.7: April 1880, likely all published, lithographed from handwriting, [4],88pp. Pears and Peyton are listed as Midshipmen, and Airey as Clerk by autumn 1877 on HMS Minotaur [Admiralty Navy List]. Original quarter cloth over printed paper covered boards. HMS Minotaur was the lead ship of the Minotaur-class armoured frigates built for the Royal Navy during the 1860s. The ship spent the bulk of her active career as flagship of the Channel Squadron, including during Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee Fleet Review in 1887. A very scarce comical/satirical journal, not on copac/JISC, two entries on Worldcat, but no physical location/institution stated

Lot 4123 – Sale Price: £85.00 (zero)

Winston Churchill: 'The Second World War', London, Cassell, 1948-1954, 1st edition, 6 volumes, uniform original cloth gilt, dust wrappers (6)

Lot 4124 – Sale Price: £30.00 (zero)

Josiah Ricraft: 'A Survey of England's Champions and Truths Faithfull Patriots', an early 19th century facsimile edition [circa 1818] of the pamphleteer Josiah Ricraft's 1674 study on England's noted military men, engraved frontis + 21 engraved plates as called for, extra illustrated with an additional 20 portrait plates (mostly mounted), contemporary half morocco (slightly rubbed)

Lot 4125 – Sale Price: £320.00 (zero)

A large folio volume containing 250+ mainly 18th Century engraved heraldic bookplates, various sizes, some full page and bound in, others smaller and mounted to leaves, some hand coloured, a few 17th Century and probably also a small number early 19th Century, folio, olf hald calf (worn), armorial bookplate to front pastedown of George Henry Sutherland

Lot 4127 – Sale Price: £170.00 (zero)

(Classical Civilizations, History, Antiquarian), a collection of 12 volumes, including Thomas More: 'Utopia : containing an impartial history of the manners, customs, polity, government, &c. of that island', translated Gilbert Burnet, Oxford, J. Newbery, 1751, lacks portrait frontis, xx,168,[8]pp, 12mo, contemporary diced calf gilt, later rebacked; [Torquato Tasso]: ' Godfrey of Bulloigne : or the recovery of Jerusalem. Done into English heroical verse, by Edward Fairfax, gent. Together with the life of the said Godfrey. Licensed to be Re-Printed. Sept. 18. 1686. Ro. L'Estrange.', Dublin, A. Rhames, 1726, title page laid down with some small part losses, prelims i-xii repaired/restored, with small part losses and leaves laminated, worm damage affecting lower margin only of other leaves, rebound calf gilt; 'The Works of Flavius Josephus', translated William Whiston, Edinburgh, Allman, 1826, 4 volumes, engraved folding map to volume I, uniform contemporary calf gilt (worn); David Hume: 'The History of England From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution in 1688...and a Further Continuation to the Present Period...By Hewson Clarke', L, Richard Evans, 1813-1815, 3 volumes, engraved frontises, engraved title pages plus numerous engraved plates, folding maps etc, thick 4to, uniform contemporary diced calf gilt, spines gilt in compartments (rubbed); Xenophon: 'Anabasis Kyrou Xenophontos. Or, The expedition of Cyrus into Persia, and the retreat of the ten thousand Greeks', translated N.S. Smith, L, Longman, 1824, engraved folding map frontis, old half calf (worn), top board detached but present; Charles Rollin: 'De La Maniere D'Enseigner Et D'Etudier Les Belles-Lettres, Par raport a` l'esprit et au coeur', Paris, Estienne, 1740, 2 volumes, 4to, uniform contemporary calf, spines gilt in compartments (12)

Lot 4128 – Sale Price: £32.00 (zero)

Reverend W.H. Burton: 'Symbols From the Sea', London, Richard Dickinson, 1874, 1st edition, signed and inscribed by author to half title ''My precious little Dixson in memory of his departed mother on his birthday March 15. 1885. W. H. Burton'', plus mounted hand coloured photographic portrait frontis, presumably of the author, bears inscription beneath and verso, Rev W.H. Burton 1890 in memoriam card loosely inserted, Pastor of Baptist Church Holborn and Dalston Junction, contemporary full blue morocco gilt (worn), all edges gilt

Lot 4128A – Sale Price: £80.00 (zero)

(The Cottingley Fairies Hoax), Edward L. Gardner: 'Fairies. The Cottingley Photos and Their Sequel', London, The Theosophical Publishing House, 1945, 1st edition, 5 plates of fairies as called for, from the original photographs taken by Elsie Wright (1901-1988) and Frances Griffiths (1907-1986), in Cottingley, near Bradford, in 1917. The photos came to the attention of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who, as a spiritualist, was enthusiastic about the photographs, and interpreted them as clear and visible evidence of psychic phenomena. After much initial interest and speculation from the Theosophical Society and the public, and then renewed media interest in the 1960s, the cousins finally admitted the photographs were faked in the 1980s. Original quarter cloth. Scarce in 1st edition

Lot 4129 – Sale Price: £60.00 (zero)

(The Occult, Esoteric thought, Spiritualism), Blavatsky (H.P.): 'The Secret Doctrine: The Synthesis of Science, Religion and Philosophy', Adyar: The Theosophical Publishing House, 1938, volumes 1-5 (of 6), 8vo, contemporary blue cloth gilt; together with Alice Ann Bailey: 'Initiation, Human and Solar', London, John M. Watkins, 1933, original cloth gilt (6)

Lot 4130 – Sale Price: £150.00 (zero)

(Occult), Dr Emile Laurent and Prof Paul Nagour: 'Magica Sexualis: Mystic Love Books of Black Magic and Sexual Sciences', New York, Privately Printed, Anthropological Press/Falstaff Press, 1934, 1st edition, limited edition (2,036/3,400), frontis, illustrated title page, 274pp + [20]pp illustrations at end, original pictorial cloth gilt, bookplate of Barry Humphries, Australian Actor and Author, to front pastedown. A study on sexuality and its relation to occult magic through the ages. Various chapters include demon worship, vampires and werewolves, spells and talismans, black mass and witches sabbath, aphrodisiacs and love potions

Lot 4132 – Sale Price: £110.00 (zero)

(Cookery), Mrs Dalgairns: 'The Practice of Cookery, adapted to the Business of Every Day Life', Edinburgh, Robert Cadell, 1836, 6th edition, xxxvi,468pp, old cloth backed boards, printed paper label to spine; James Wallace: 'The Confectioner's Guide', London, 1826, 12mo, original printed paper covered boards (worn), later rebacked cloth; William Kitchiner: 'The Cook's Oracle', London, Houlston, 1860, new edition, 424pp, original cloth gilt; Eliza Acton: 'Modern Cookery', London, Longman et al, 1860, revised and enlarged, engraved frontis + 7 full page engraved plates + ills in text throughout, 643 + 24pp ads at end, original cloth gilt, a better than usual copy; Mrs Mary Eaton: 'The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery', Bungay, 1823, half title, frontis, engraved title and printed title supplied in facsimile, v-488pp (original), pp489-495 of index also supplied in facsimile, 3 original engraved plates present (foxing/toning to leaves), handsomely rebound quarter calf gilt; Beatrice A. Vieyra: 'Culinary Art Sparklets', Madras, Vest & Co, 1915, xlix,364,2,xx,[4]pp, old cloth backed paper covered boards; Mrs Isabella Beeton: 'The Book of Household Management', L, Ward Lock, 1893, new edition, folding coloured frontis + 12 coloured plates (of which 1 folding), original calf backed boards gilt; 'Arcana Fairfaxiana manuscripta : a manuscript volume of apothecaries' lore and housewifery nearly three centuries old / used, and partly written by the Fairfax family ; reproduced in fac-similie of the handwritings ; an introduction by George Weddell.', Newcastle Upon Tyne, Mawson et al, 1890, ex Repton School library, contemporary calf gilt, rebacked retaining backstrip; plus other (9)

Lot 4133 – Sale Price: £170.00 (zero)

A small collection of manuscript material, including circa late 19th/early 20th album of m/s cookery receipts, recipes include ginger cream, almond cakes, devil mixture, poor mans goose, claret cup, savory custard for soup, mullagatawny soup, diplomatic pudding, macaroni croquettes, etc etc, contemporary black leather gilt, front cover gilt lettered ''Daniel Owens, Draper, Grocer, Tea Dealer, Flour & Provision Factor, Pontyberem''; ; an album of manuscript horse veterinary related symptoms/remedies circa 1822, approx 20 pages of manuscript entries, contemporary calf; album with m/s title at front ''The Pharmacopoeia of the Royal Veterinary College London'', numerous m/s pages of entries of medicinal drugs, contemporary calf (12 x 10cm); Edwardian album of pen & ink and pencil sketches, m/s prose & poetry etc; circa late 19th/early 20th album of m/s cookery receipts, recipes include ginger cream, almond cakes, devil mixture, poor mans goose, claret cup, savory custard for soup, mullagatawny soup, diplomatic pudding, macaroni croquettes, etc etc, contemporary black leather gilt, front cover gilt lettered ''Daniel Owens, Draper, Grocer, Tea Dealer, Flour & Provision Factor, Pontyberem''; plus another small album of m/s cookery receipts of similar age, contemp. printed wraps (worn) and 1 other (6)

Lot 4134 – Sale Price: £80.00 (zero)

(Manuscript Cookery receipts), a circa early 19th Century commonplace album containing manuscript extracts of prose etc, plus approximately 50 pages of m/s cookery recipe entries, including preserved green gages; raspberry vinegar; damson pie; almond fagots; ginger wine; rhubarb wine; brandy cherries; Brighton biscuits; coffee cakes; Bath buns; pickled mushrooms; potted lobster; potted beef; potted herrings; bachelors cake, etc, plus one or two medical/domestic receipts etc, earlier 19th Century decorative crimson morocco gilt (slightly worn), brass locking clasp, all edges gilt

Lot 4135 – Sale Price: £75.00 (zero)

A 19th Century Manuscript receipt book containing approximately 110 pages of manuscript cookery entries, recipes include French moles; yellow flummery; lump gingerbread; Dr Abernethe's biscuits; Yorkshire cakes; egg wine; shank jelly; snow cake; military pudding; swiss roll; pickled spanish onions; southport pudding, etc etc, ownership inscription at front ''Jane Wright, Harleston, May 19th 1842'', the receipts in various hands, some dated 1854 & 1855, several signed by the various contributors, some at end appear later, one dated 1917, 19th Century blindstamped roan binding (slightly worn)

Lot 4136 – Sale Price: £170.00 (zero)

Florence Nightingale: 'Notes on Nursing: What it is and What it is Not.', London, Harrison, [1860], 1st edition, later issue, with advertisements on the pale yellow endpapers and '[The right of Translation is reserved]' at the foot of the title-page, 8vo, 79,[1]pp, original brown limp cloth lettered in gilt. Notes on Nursing, Nightingale's best-known and most influential work, was a textbook for nurses, recommending cleanliness, light, ventilation and calm as crucial to patient recovery. Published in January 1860, it had sold 15,000 copies by March. Bishop & Goldie 4(i).

Lot 4137 – Sale Price: £260.00 (zero)

Plutarch: 'The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romaines, Compared together by that Grave Learned Philosopher and Historiographer Plutarke of Chaeronea...', London, Richard Field, 1612[-1610], 2 parts in 1 volume, 1244,[31]pp, wood engraved headpiece portraits within ornamental borders throughout, title page close trimmed and laid down on a later blank leaf, 2 preliminary leaves and first leaf of text provided in facsimile (A3,A4 & pp1/2), final leaf of table [pp31] with wood engraved colophon and laid down on blue paper (not recent), separate printed title page for 'The lives of Epaminondas, of Philip of Macedon, of Dionysius the elder, and of Octauius C?sar Augustus', with imprint Richard Field, 1610, continuous pagination, pp1244 with wood engraved colophon and manuscript inscription beneath ''Henry Marsham Serjeant in the Western Battalion of the Norfolk Militia Inlisted in the year 1759'', folio, full calf (circa 18th/19th Century). A scarce edition of Plutarch's important work, probably written at the beginning of the second century AD, a biography of famous Greeks and Romans

Lot 4138 – Sale Price: £180.00 (zero)

(The Philosophical Transactions [of The Royal Society]), Henry Jones, 2 titles: 'The Philosophical Transactions. Vol IV. Containing Part I. The Mathematical Papers. Part II. The Physiological Papers', London, J. & J. Knapton et al, 1731, 2nd edition, 2 parts in 1 vol, [23],476,326,[8]pp, part I fourteen engraved folding plates as called for, part II five engraved folding plates as called for; '...Vol V. Containing Part I. The Anatomical and Medical Papers. Part II. The Philological and Miscellaneous Papers.', L, J & J Knapton et al, 1731, 2nd edition, 2 parts in 1 volume, [8],435,268,[24]pp, part I seventeen engraved folding plates as called for, elephant, opossum and others animal anatomy. part II twelve engraved folding plates, maps, tables as called for, including an early copy of Eusebio Francisco Kino's famous map of California, first published in 1702. Kino's map was the first to show California as a peninsula and not an island, as had previously been suspected; John Martin: '...Vol VIII. Part II. Containing the Physiological Papers', London, W. Innys et al, 1747, part II only, [3],378-847pp, 12 engraved folding plates + large folding table as called for; uniform contemporary calf gilt worn; plus an a/f very worn and soiled copy of 1732 4th edition by John Lowthorp & Henry Jones, vol I containing all the Mathematical Papers, separate title page dated 1731, 620pp, 7 engraved folding plates/maps, many leaves and plates a/f very worn and soiled, some plates ok including folding map/chart of France showing meridian and parallel of Paris, etc, old calf gilt very worn and soiled, lacks backstrip (4)

Lot 4139 – Sale Price: £340.00 (zero)

Adam Smith: 'An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations', Edinburgh, Silvester Doig & Andrew Stirling, 1811, 5th edition, 3 volumes, contemporary calf gilt (very worn), gilt arms of Trinity College, Dublin, on covers, and Trinity College Dublin engraved prize bookplates to front pastedowns, these with manuscript pen & ink details of the recipient and m/s dated 1814, marbled end papers and page edges. A fifth edition set of Adam Smith's magnum opus, first published in 1776, is the foundation of modern economic thought and remains the single most important account of the rise of, and the principles behind, modern capitalism (3)

Lot 4140 – Sale Price: £800.00 (zero)

(Economics), John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946): 'The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money', London, Macmillan, 1936, 1st edition, [4],xii,403pp, original cloth gilt (slightly bumped head of spine, couple of small marks to cloth rear cover, else a bright, excellent example). First edition of the one of the most influential economic treatises of the twentieth century, 'the chief of his major theoretical works... a new and radical analysis of economic instability' (ODNB). Keynesian economics had a major impact on modern economic and political theory as well as on many governments' fiscal policies. Economists consider him one of the main founders of modern theoretical macroeconomics, and his popular expression ''In the very long run, we are all dead'' is still quoted.

Lot 4141 – Sale Price: £250.00 (zero)

Adam Smith: 'An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations', London, William Allason, 1819, 3 volumes, contemporary diced calf gilt (worn, each vol with part loss of backstrip at head of spine). An early edition of Smith's classic work, the cornerstone of modern economic thought (3)

Lot 4142 – Sale Price: £65.00 (zero)

A small collection of assorted 19th Century literature, ''pocket series'' and small format books, etc, including Elizabeth Helme: 'The Farmer of Inglewood Forest', London, J.S. Pratt, 1850, plus 6 others similar published J.S. Pratt including Anna Maria Porter, James Fennimore Cooper, J.H. Ingraham etc; 'Marshall's elegant Pocket Album for 1828', engraved plates and some extra illustrations/additions, original leather wallet style binding (worn); 'The Devotional Diamond Pocket Bible', 1821, 12mo, engraved plates, original crimson leather gilt (worn); Falconer: 'The Shipwreck', 1826, engraved plates, small 8vo, contemporary morocco gilt, etc etc

Lot 4143 – Sale Price: £30.00 (zero)

A small collection of books relating to gypsies, romany, caravanning etc, including J. Watts de Peyster: 'Gypsies: some curious investigations, collected, translated, or reprinted from various sources, concerning this peculiar race', Edinburgh, Privately Printed for the Aungervyle Society, 1887, 61pp, original wraps (worn); Mike Harmer: 'Kaka, Rokker Romany. Tales from a North-Norfolk Romany Life', 2019, 1st edition, original pictorial wraps; J. Harris Stone: 'Caravanning & Camping-Out, Experiences and Adventures in a Living-Van and in the Open Air with Hints and Facts for would be Caravanners', London, Herbert Jenkins, [1913], 1st edition, 100+ illustrations and diagrams from photographs and drawings as called for, 368pp + 8pp adverts at end, original pictorial cloth; 'Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society - Third Series - Volume XLV Parts 3-4', July-October 1966, Privately Printed for the Members of Gypsy Lore Society, 152pp, 6 plates from photographs, original printed wraps; George Borrow: 'The Bible in Spain', John Murray, 1843, contemporary calf gilt; Gipsy Petulengro: 'A Romany Life', 1935, 1st edition, original cloth gilt; George Borrow, 2 titles: 'The Zincali an Account of the Gypsies of Spain', 1907 reprint, 'Romano Lavo-Lil Word-Book of the Romany or English Gypsy Language', 1919 reprint, uniform original cloth; plus 8 others (16)

Lot 4144 – Sale Price: £380.00 (zero)

(Bible, in English, Authorized version), 'The Holy Bible,Containing the Old Testament and the New', London, Robert Barker & John Bill, 1630, wood engraved decorative general title page (reinforced at inner margin, small part loss top corner of leaf just affecting printed area, worn), wood engraved decorative New Testament title page (imprint Bonham Norton & John Bill, 1630, generally VGC commensurate with age), separet printed title page for Book of Psalms with wood engraved device/vignette and Company of Stationers 1630 imprint, text double column, Gothic Blackletter, Roman, and Italic type, old calf gilt very worn, boards detached but present

Lot 4145 – Sale Price: £1,300.00 (zero)

(Holy Bible, English), A 16th Century Geneva 'Breeches' Bible 'The Bible. Translated according to the Ebrew and Greeke, and conferred with the best translations in divers languages', wood engraved pictorial general title page (Imprinted at London by Christopher Barker, 1583), plus wood engraved pictorial title pages for New Testament (London, Christopher Barker, 1584), and The Whole Booke of Psalmes (London, John Day, 1583), Book of Psalms ends abruptly at ff94, double column black letter text with marginal text in Roman type, 4to, old reverse calf worn

Lot 4146 – Sale Price: £30.00 (zero)

Jeremy Taylor: 'The Rule and Exercises of Holy Living...; The Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying...', London, Richard Royston, 1654, 4th edition corrected; L, Richard Royston, 1652, 2nd edition, two volumes in one, each with added engraved and printed title pages, first work [22],439,[4]pp, lacks leaf H6/H7; second work [38],339pp, defective, lacks pages 264-338, 12mo, contemporary calf worn

Lot 4147 – Sale Price: £2,200.00 (zero)

A collection of antiquarian philosophy, literature, satirical biography etc, including [Jean Paul Marat]: 'A Philosophical Essay on Man: Being an attempt to investigate the principles and laws of the reciprocal influence of the soul and body', London, J. Ridley & T. Payne, 1773, 1st edition, 2 volumes, 2 engraved plates as called for, contemporary calf (worn). First edition of the first substantial work by the radical French political theorist, physician, and scientist, Jean Paul Marat (1743-1793). He was a journalist and politician during the French Revolution, a vigorous defender of the sans-culottes, and his periodical L'Ami du peuple (Friend of the People) made him an unofficial link with the radical Jacobin group that came to power after June 1793. Scarce; 'Memoirs of the Celbrated Miss Fanny M----.', London, J. Scott & M. Thrush, 1758, 1st edition, xiv,200,[1]pp, 12mo, contemporary calf. A satirical biography of Fanny Murray (1729-1778), n?e Fanny Rudman and later Fanny Ross, prominent courtesan, celebrity and fashion leader, mistress to a string of leading British politicians, and prostitute. One of the first examples of the ''whore's memoir'' genres of writing. Scarce; 'The Manners of the Israelites, in three parts', London, William Freeman, 1683, 12mo, contemporary calf worn, top board detached but present; Samuel Johnson: 'A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland', L, J. Pope, 1775, 268pp, contemporary calf worn; [G. Canning, J.H. Frere, G. Ellis and others]: 'Poetry of the Anti-Jacobin', L, J. Wright, 1800, 2nd edition, 240pp, contemporary calf very worn; John Locke: 'An Essay Concerning Human Understanding', L, 1731, 10th edition, 2 volumes, contemporary panelled calf worn; plus 13 others (21)

Lot 4148 – Sale Price: £70.00 (zero)

A small collection of antiquarian and leather bound volumes, including: 'Histoire Mythologique Des Dieux et Des Heros de L'Antiquite', Amsterdam, 1715, engraved frontis + 60 full page engraved illustrations, 328pp, contemporary calf; etc etc; Elizaq Haywood: 'The Injur'd Husband; Or, The Mistaken Resentment. A Novel', Dublin, 1724, 3rd edition, ends abruptly p.192, bound together at front with 'The British Recluse', a/f, this lacking title page and leaves before A3/p.1, contemporary panelled calf; plus 14 others (16)

Lot 4150 – Sale Price: £50.00 (zero)

Arthur Rackham (illustrated): 'The Springtide of Life', London, Heinemann, 1918, 1st trade edition, 8 coloured plates as called for, each with printed tissue guard, 4to, original pictorial cloth gilt

Lot 4151 – Sale Price: £80.00 (zero)

Arthur Rackham, two illustrated titles, comprising De La Motte Fouque: 'Undine', London, Heinemann, 1909, 1st trade edition, 15 coloured plates by Rackham as called for, 4to, original pictorial cloth gilt (slightly worn); Eden Phillpotts: 'A Dish of Apples', L, H & S, [1921], 1st edition, 3 coloured plates by Rackham as called for, original pictorial cloth (2)

Lot 4152 – Sale Price: £120.00 (zero)

Edmund Dulac (illustrated): 'My Days With the Fairies, by Mrs. Rodolph Stawell. A New and Enlarged Edition of ''Fairies I Have Met'', London, Hodder & Stoughton, [1913], 8 tipped in coloured plates as called for, 4to, original red pictorial cloth gilt (generally VGC), dust wrapper (worn with a few small internal repairs, but complete); 'Stories from the Arabian Nights. Retold by Laurence Housman', L, H & S, c.1920, 34 tipped in coloured plates as called for, original pictorial cloth (slightly worn) (2)

Lot 4154 – Sale Price: £65.00 (zero)

Louey Chisholm: 'The Enchanted Land. Tales Told Again', illustrtaed Katharine Cameron, London & Edinburgh, TC & EC Jack, 1906, 1st edition, 30 coloured plates as called for, original art nouveau style green cloth decorated in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut. A fine copy

Lot 4155 – Sale Price: £100.00 (zero)

William Hatherell (illustrated): 'Shakespeare's Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet', London, Hodder & Stoughton, [1912], signed limited edition deluxe, this copy numbered 237 of 250 copies only and signed by the artist/illustrator to limitation page, 22 tipped in coloured plates as called for, 4to, original full pictorial vellum gilt (lacks ribbon ties), top edge gilt, others uncut

Lot 4156 – Sale Price: £210.00 (zero)

Walt Disney: 'Walt Disney's Sketch Book of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs', London, Collins, 1938, 1st edition, 12 tipped in coloured plates plus numerous black & white ills. as called for, 4to, original buckram, in a worn dust wrapper with some part losses and closed tears, but 15/- price to inside front flap intact

Lot 4157 – Sale Price: £190.00 (zero)

Lewis Carroll [i.e. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson]: 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. With Ninety-Two Illustrations by Harry Rountree.', London, Thomas Nelson, [1908], 1st edition, 92 colour illustrations as called for, 247pp, final leaf with part loss of paper at foot (not affecting text), one leaf loose. 4to, original pictorial cloth (slightly worn), inner joints weak, top edge gilt

Lot 4158 – Sale Price: £50.00 (zero)

Seven children's/illustrated titles, including Alfred Perceval Graves: 'The Irish Fairy Book', London, T. Fisher Unwin, [1915], 2nd edition, colour frontis + ills. throughout, some full page, original pictorial cloth gilt; 'Tales from the Arabian Nights', illustrated Gordon Nicoll, , 1932, 1st edition, 12 coloured plates as called for, original pictorial cloth silvered; 'The Children's Garland of Verse', illustrated Charles Robinson, 1921, 8 coloured plates as called for, original decorative cloth; J.M. Barrie: 'Peter Pan & Wendy', L, H & S for the Boots Drug Co, [1931], colour ills. throughout as called for, 4to, original pictorial cloth gilt (worn); 'The Tale of the Golden Cockerel by Pushkin', illustrated Robert Gibbings, L, Golden Cockerel Press, 1936, 2nd impression, 22,[1]pp, small format, orig. cloth, dust wrapper; plus 2 others (7)

Lot 4159 – Sale Price: £190.00 (zero)

Children's & Illustrated, 18 titles, including Lewis Carroll [i.e. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson]: 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' & 'Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There', each illustrated John Tenniel, each London, Macmillan, 1927, 1st ''Children's Edition'', each 16 coloured plates and colour illustrated pastedowns/end papers as called for, each original pictorial cloth; plus Cicely Mary Barker: 'The Book of the Flower Fairies', London, Blackie, circa 1927, 72 coloured plates as called for, original pictorial cloth gilt; plus Alison Uttley, two titles, each illustrated Margaret Tempest: 'The Squirrel The Hare and The Little Grey Rabbit', London, Heinemann, 1929, 1st edition, colour illustrated title plus 27 full page colour illustrations, original paper covered boards (worn), mounted colour illustration to front cover, 'Squirrel Goes Skating', London, Collins, 1934, 1st edition, colour illustrated title plus 27 full page colour illustrations, original paper covered boards, mounted colour illustration to front cover; A.A. Milne: 'Now We Are Six', 1929, 5th edition, original pictorial cloth gilt, dust wrapper (worn); Alice Dalglish & Ernest Rhys: 'The Land of Nursery Rhyme', 1932, 1st edition, 8 coloured plates + ills. in text as called for, original pictorial cloth; Kay Thompson, 4 titles, all UK editions, all illustrated by Hilary Knight and published by Max Reinhardt: 'Eloise', 1957, 1st reprint, orig. cloth, dust wrapper, 'Eloise in Paris', 1958, 1st edition, orig. cloth gilt, dust wrapper, 'Eloise at Christmastime', 1959, 1st edition, orig. cloth, dust wrapper, 'Eloise in Moscow', 1960, 1st edition, orig. cloth, dust wrapper; John Hassall (illustrated): 'Six and Twenty Boys and Girls', London, Blackie, [1902], 1st edition, illustrated title + 24 plates as called for, 4to, original cloth backed pictorial boards; G.F. Scotson-Clark: 'The ''Halls''', T. Fisher Unwin, circa 1900, 24 coloured plates of Music Hall artistes as called for, very much in the style of William Nicholson, 4to, original pictorial cloth; Sassoon: 'Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man', Faber & Faber, 1929, 1st illustrated edition, 7 plates by William Nicholson as called for, each tissue guarded, originalpictorial cloth; Miss A.L.M. Hitchon: 'Happy Holidays; Or, Evening Amusement for Good Children', London, Thomas Allman, [nd], gift inscription at front dated 1882, engraved frontis, 91pp, 12mo, original blindstamped cloth gilt, all edges gilt. Very scarce, no copies traced on Jisc/Copac, Worldcat, British Library; plus three other Victorian children's titles etc (18)

Lot 4160 – Sale Price: £200.00 (zero)

Walter Crane, collection 14 titles: 'This Little Pig His Picture Book, containing This Little Pig, The Fairy Ship, King Luckieboy', L, John Lane, 1895, 24 coloured plates printed by Edmund Evans as called for, large 4to, original pictorial cloth (worn), plus 8 other Walter Crane's Picture Books series circa 1900, published London, John Lane, including 'The Forty Thieves', 8 coloured plates (2), 'Aladdin', 6 coloured plates, 'Bluebeard', 8 coloured plates, 'Jack and the Bean Stalk', 8 coloured plates, etc, each large 4to, original pictorial wraps; Nathaniel Hawthorne: 'The Wonder Book for Girls & Boys', London, Osgood McIlvaine & Co, 1892, 60 designs by Walter Crane, including numerous full page coloured plates, original pictorial cloth (worn); plus 'The Baby's Opera', 'The Baby's Bouquet', & 'Walter Crane's Painitng Book', Routledge, [1889], 12 coloured plates, 4to, original pictorial wraps, 'Magic of Kindness', illustrated Walter Crane, circa 1880, original cloth gilt (14)

Lot 4161 – Sale Price: £100.00 (zero)

Lewis Carroll: 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland', illustrated Margaret Tarrant, L, Ward Lock, c.1920, 2nd edition, 48 coloured plates as called for, original cloth gilt, mounted colour ill. to front cover

Lot 4162 – Sale Price: £100.00 (zero)

A.A. Milne: 'The House at Pooh Corner', illustrated E.H. Shepard, London, Methuen, 1928, 1st edition, full page and in text black & white illustrations throughout, original pictorial cloth gilt (some fading, else VGC), top edge gilt

Lot 4163 – Sale Price: £75.00 (zero)

A.A. Milne: 'Winnie-the-Pooh', illustrated by Ernest Shepherd, London, Methuen, 1927, 3rd edition, original pictorial green cloth gilt, top edge gilt

Lot 4164 – Sale Price: £130.00 (zero)

Five 19th Century illustrated/children's works, including 'The Enchanted Toasting Fork', London, Tinsley, 1869, 1st edition, 52,[1]pp, engraved ills. throughout, original cloth gilt (worn); Charles G. Leland: 'Johnnykin and the Goblins', London, Macmillan, 1877, 1st edition, engraved title + engraved ills. throughout, lacks FFEP, orig. cloth gilt, all edges gilt. Scarce; James Greenwood: 'The Hatchet Throwers', L, John Camden Hotten, 1866, 1st edition, 36 hand coloured wood engraved ills. by Ernest Griset, several full page, as called for, FFEp and some leaves loose, 4to, original pictorial cloth gilt; 'Queen Mab's Fairy Realm', George Newnes, 1901, a/f, lacks frontis, title page and all before contents page, but with all 67 black & white ills. present, including the 5 by Arthur Rackham, original pictorial cloth gilt; plus 1 other (5)

Lot 4165 – Sale Price: £50.00 (zero)

Manuscript album of comic tales and cartoons by one J.H.Wardle (?James Hood Wardle of Nottingham, 1809-1895). The album of limp cloth 20 X 26 cms. Pp 40. Text in ink, cartoons in ink and pencil.

Lot 4166 – Sale Price: £80.00 (zero)

Ten assorted children's and illustrated titles, including Rudyard Kipling: 'Just So Stories', L, Macmillan, 1913, 12 coloured plates as called for, original pictorial cloth gilt (worn); Edith Ray Gregorson: 'Timothy Tramcar', illustrated Barbara Jones, Railway World Limited, [nd], circa 1949, signed & inscribed by author to FFEP and dated October 1949, full page colour and black & white ills throughout, original cloth, dust wrapper (with part loss). Scarce, not on copac/JISC; plus 8 others including George MacDonald etc, some defective (10)

Lot 4167 – Sale Price: £85.00 (zero)

Andrew Lang, collection of 13 'Fairy Books', four of which 1st editions but these all a/f, including 'The Green Fairy Book', Longmans, 1892, lacks FFEP, original pictorial cloth gilt (very worn), inner joints totally split, lower board detached (but present), backstrip part detached, 'The Olive Fairy Book', 1907, original pictorial cloth gilt (worn), inner joints weak, title page vignette coloured in, all edges gilt, 'The Red Book of Animal Stories', 1899, original pictorial cloth gilt (very worn and soiled), 'The Brown Fairy Book', 1904, lacks FFEP, original pictorial cloth gilt (very worn, backstrip part detached, inner joints weak), plus later printings various others same series, mixed condition. (13)

Lot 4168 – Sale Price: £900.00 (zero)

A large collection of Rupert Annuals, published Daily Express, near consecutive run, comprising annuals 1941,1942,1944-1979, (38), plus duplicates 1951,1953,1955,1959 & 1973; consecutive run of facsimile Rupert annuals 1936-1945, and facs annuals 1951 & 1952 (12); facsimile edition of the first four Rupert books by Mary Tourtel, reprinted from the Daily Express by Pedigree, 4 vols in slipcase; The Monster Rupert 1948 by Mary Tourtel; 'Rupert and the Ruined Garden' pop up book published Purnell, 1975; Ian Robertson: 'The Rupert Companion', 2010, 1st edition, signed, large 4to, original quarter cloth; 'Rupert A Collection of Favourite Stories', 2007, 1st edition, original cloth gilt, slipcase; John Harrold, six signed limited edition Rupert the Bear coloured prints, published Hawk Books, 1997-98, housed loose in original portfolio with limitation 71/75F to cover. Rupert Annual 1941, original pictorial paper covered boards slightly worn, ''this book belongs to'' filled in; 1942 annual original pictorial card wraps slightly worn, 3/6 price intact, ''this book belongs to'' filled in; 1944 annual original pictorial card wraps v slightly worn, ''this book belongs to'' filled in, 3/6 price intact; 1945 annual original pictorial card wraps worn, lacks part of backstrip, ''this book belongs to'' filled in, 3/6 price intact; 1946 annual original pictorial card wraps slightly worn, ''this book belongs to'' filled in, 3/6 price intact; 1947 annual original pictorial card wraps slightly worn, ''this book belongs to'' filled in, 3/6 price intact; 1948 annual original pictorial card wraps worn, ''this book belongs to'' filled in, 3/6 price intact; 1948 annual original pictorial card wraps slightly worn, ''this book belongs to'' filled in, 3/6 price intact.

Lot 4169 – Sale Price: £750.00 (zero)

Alison Uttley, 'Little Grey Rabbit', complete set of the eponymous series of children's books, all 1st editions, all published London, William Heinemann/Collins, all with colour illustrations as called for, majority illustrated by Margaret Tempest (the final five in the series illustrated by Katherine Wigglesworth), in collectable condition, several in dust wrappers, some in very scarce original glassine wrappers, comprising 'The Squirrel, The Hare and the Little Grey Rabbit', Heinemann, 1929, 1st edition, original paper covered boards (slightly worn at corners), rebacked, mounted colour illustration to front cover. The author's first book, plus a December 1943 reprint of the same title, signed by Alison Uttley to half title, original cloth backed pictorial boards, 'How Little Grey Rabbit Got Back Her Tail', Heinemann, 1930, 1st edition, original paper covered boards, mounted colour illustration to front cover (a VGC or better copy), 'The Great Adventure of Hare', Heinemann, 1931, 1st edition, original paper covered boards, rebacked retaining majority of original backstrip, mounted colour illustration to front cover, plus a November 1936 reprint copy of the same title (the 2nd printing overall), original paper covered boards, mounted colour illustration to front cover, dust wrapper (spine slightly browned, else generally VGC, 2/6 price intact), 'The Story of Fuzzypeg the Hedgehog', Heinemann, 1932, 1st edition, original paper covered boards, mounted colour illustration to front cover (a VGC or better copy), 'Squirrel Goes Skating', Collins, 1934, 1st edition, original paper covered boards (worn at spine edges, part loss of backstrip at head of spine), mounted colour illustration to front cover (slightly rubbed and worn), together with another 1934 1st edition copy of the same title, original paper covered boards, mounted colour illustration to front cover, rebacked, front cover with some light foxing, else generally VGC, 'Wise Owl's Story', Collins, 1935, 1st edition, original paper covered boards (VGC), mounted colour illustration to front cover, original glassine wrapper (with large part loss to lower wrap, but rare in the extremely fragile original glassine wrapper), 'Little Grey Rabbit's Party', Collins, 1936, 1st edition, original paper covered boards (VGC), mounted colour illustration to front cover, 'The Knot Squirrel Tied', Collins, 1937, 1st edition, original paper covered boards (VGC), mounted colour illustration to front cover, original glassine wrapper (with part losses, but rare in the extremely fragile original glassine wrapper), 'Fuzzypeg Goes to School', Collins, 1938, 1st edition, original paper covered boards (VGC), mounted colour illustration to front cover, original glassine wrapper (with small part losses, but rare in the extremely fragile original glassine wrapper), 'Little Grey Rabbit's Christmas', Collins, 1939, 1st edition, original paper covered boards (VGC), mounted colour illustration to front cover, 'Moldy Warp the Mole', Collins, 1940, 1st edition, original paper covered boards (VGC), mounted colour illustration to front cover, 'Hare Joins the Home Guard', Collins, 1942, 1st edition, original paper covered boards (VGC), mounted colour illustration to front cover, 'Little Grey Rabbit's Washing Day', Collins, 1942, 1st edition, original paper covered boards (some small part losses of paper to backstrip, else generally VGC), mounted colour illustration to front cover, 'Water Rat's Picnic', Collins, 1943, 1st edition, original paper covered boards (VGC), mounted colour illustration to front cover, 'Little Grey Rabbit's Birthday', Collins, 1944, 1st edition, original paper covered boards (VGC), mounted colour illustration to front cover, 'The Speckledy Hen', Collins, 1945, 1st edition, original paper covered boards (VGC), mounted colour illustration to front cover, 'Little Grey Rabbit to the Rescue', Collins, 1945, 1st edition, original paper covered boards, rebacked, mounted colour illustration to front cover, 'Little Grey Rabbit and the Weasels', Collins, 1947, 1st edition, original paper covered boards (VGC), mounted colour illustration to front cover, 'Grey Rabbit and the Wandering Hedgehog', Collins, 1948, 1st edition, original paper covered boards (VGC), mounted colour illustration to front cover, 'Little Grey Rabbit Makes Lace', Collins, 1950, 1st edition, original paper covered boards (VGC), mounted colour illustration to front cover, original glassine/acetate dust wrapper (rare), 'Hare and the Easter Eggs', Collins, 1952, 1st edition, original pictorial paper covered boards (VGC), dust wrapper (VGC, 4/- price intact), 'Little Grey Rabbit's Valentine', Collins, 1953, 1st edition, original pictorial paper covered boards (VGC), dust wrapper (VGC, 3/6 price intact), 'Little Grey Rabbit Goes to the Sea', Collins, 1954, 1st edition, original pictorial paper covered boards (VGC), dust wrapper (VGC, 3/6 price intact), 'Hare and Guy Fawkes', Collins, 1956, 1st edition, original pictorial paper covered boards (VGC), dust wrapper (VGC, 3/6 price intact), 'Little Grey Rabbit's Paint-Box', Collins, 1958, 1st edition, original pictorial paper covered boards (VGC), dust wrapper (VGC, 4/- price intact), 'Grey Rabbit Finds a Shoe', Collins, 1960, 1st edition, original pictorial paper covered boards (VGC), dust wrapper (VGC, 4/- price intact), 'Grey Rabbit and the Circus', Collins, 1961, 1st edition, original pictorial paper covered boards (VGC), dust wrapper (VGC, 4/- price intact), 'Grey Rabbit's May Day', Collins, 1963, 1st edition, original pictorial paper covered boards (VGC), dust wrapper (VGC, 4/- price intact), 'Hare Goes Shopping', Collins, 1965, 1st edition, original pictorial paper covered boards (VGC), dust wrapper (VGC, 4s price intact), 'Little Grey Rabbit's Pancake Day', Collins, 1967, 1st edition, original pictorial paper covered boards (VGC), dust wrapper (VGC, 5s price intact), 'Little Grey Rabbit Goes to the North Pole', Collins, 1970, 1st edition, original pictorial paper covered boards (VGC), dust wrapper (spine faded, else generally VGC, 35p/7s price intact), 'Fuzzypeg's Brother', Collins, 1971, 1st edition, original pictorial paper covered boards (VGC), dust wrapper (spine slightly faded, else generally VGC, 35p price intact), 'Little Grey Rabbit's Spring Cleaning Party', Collins, 1972, 1st edition, original pictorial paper covered boards (VGC), dust wrapper (VGC, 35p price intact), 'Little Grey Rabbit and the Snow-Baby', Collins, 1973, 1st edition, original pictorial paper covered boards (VGC), dust wrapper (VGC, 45p price intact), 'Hare and the Rainbow', Collins, 1975, 1st edition, original pictorial boards (VGC). All in collectable condition, 1943 reprint of 'The Squirrel, The Hare and the Little Grey Rabbit', signed by author to half title, has previous owner gift inscription to first blank, and the 1934 1st edition copy of 'Squirrel Goes Skating', that has the original backstrip (not the rebacked copy), with gift inscription and previous owner name to half title, else all other books internally leaves clean/VGC, no others with previous ownership names, inscriptions etc, all copies in dust wrappers with prices intact to inside front flaps. An excellent first edition set of the author's much loved and brilliantly imagined children's books that wonderfully capture the essence of the traditional English countryside and its flora and fauna, as well as the seasons, the stars, the moon and the sun. Scarce to find together in collectable condition (38)

Lot 4170 – Sale Price: £1,300.00 (zero)

Enid Blyton, 'The Adventure Series', complete set of the eight children's mystery novels, all 1st editions, 1st impressions, all published London, Macmillan, all in original pictorial cloth, all with line illustrations and in dust wrappers by Stuart Tresilian, and all in collectable condition, comprising 'The Island of Adventure', 1944, 'The Castle of Adventure', 1946, 'The Valley of Adventure', 1947, 'The Sea of Adventure', 1948, 'The Mountain of Adventure', 1949, 'The Ship of Adventure', 1950, 'The Circus of Adventure', 1952, 'The River of Adventure', 1955. All in collectable condition, all dust wrappers with prices intact, all books internally leaves clean/VGC, none with previous ownership names, inscriptions etc. An excellent first edition set of the 8 Adventure Series novels, scarce to find together in such collectable condition (8)

Lot 4171 – Sale Price: £210.00 (zero)

Beatrix Potter, collection of 9 titles, all pre 1919 printings published Frederick Warne & Co, 'The Tale of Mrs Tittlemouse' & 'The Tale of Mr Jeremy Fisher' first editions (but in a/f condition), others all early/earlier reprints, sold with all faults not subject to return (9)

Lot 4172 – Sale Price: £70.00 (zero)

Two late 19th Century Japanese crepe paper books, 'The Old Man and the Devils', [18]p, and 'The Serpent with Eight Heads', [24]p, each published Griffith & Farran circa 1888, Kobunsha's Japanese Fairy Tale Series No.'s 7 & 9, each colour illustrated throughout, printed on double leaves of crepe paper, folded in the Japanese style, original pictorial wraps stitched together in the Japanese style (2)

Lot 4175 – Sale Price: £320.00 (zero)

Lewis Carroll [i.e. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson]: 'Aventures D'Alice au Pays des Merveilles [Alice's Adventures in Wonderland]', London, Macmillan, 1869, 1st French edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, translated Henri Bue, 42 engraved illustrations by John Tenniel including full page frontis as called for, 196pp, original blue cloth triple ruled and lettered in gilt, vignette illustration of Alice with pig in gilt to front cover and cheshire cat in gilt to rear cover, all edges gilt

Lot 4176 – Sale Price: £38.00 (zero)

Jules Verne: 'Le Tour du Monde en Quatre Vingt Jours (Les Voyages Extraordinaires)', illustrations by De Neuville & L. Bennett. Paris, Hetzel, Bibliotheque de l'Education et de Recreation, c. 1895. Large 8vo. Frontispiece; text illustrations; three plates with hand colour. Eight-page catalogue. Original pictorial cloth ('steamer' design,).

Lot 4177 – Sale Price: £60.00 (zero)

Alan Garner. Red Shift. 1973. Original cloth. Dust jacket (two small tears repaired). First edition. Signed presentation copy from the author: 'Alan Garner. For Graeme & Anna, nearly thirteen years late. From Alan.'

Lot 4180 – Sale Price: £230.00 (zero)

Philip Pullman, 12 titles: 'The Amber Spyglass', London, Scholastic, 2000, 1st edition, 1st impression, signed to title page, original cloth gilt, dust wrapper, His Dark Materials III; 'His Dark Materials: Northern Lights; The Subtle Knife; The Amber Spyglass', London, Scholastic, 2005, tenth anniversary signed and numbered collector's edition, 3 volumes, each volume signed to title page and numbered respectively 489, 706 & 157 of 1000, original cloth, dust wrappers, original slipcases; 'The Amber Spyglass', Point, 2001, 1st paperback edition, signed to title page, original pictorial wraps; 'Lyra's Oxford', David Fickling, 2003, 1st edition, 1st impression, signed to title page, original cloth, mounted illustration to front cover; ''Once Upon aTime in the North', 2008, 1st edition, 1st impression, original cloth, mounted illustration to front cover; 'His Dark Materials', Scholastic, 2001, 1st collected edition, original cloth, dust wrapper; plus 4 others (12)

Lot 4181 – Sale Price: £48.00 (zero)

A collection of children's fantasy novels etc, including Eoin Colfer, The Fowl Adventures series books 1-4, all 1st editions, all original cloth, all in dust wrappers: 'Artemis Fowl', London, Viking, 2001, signed to title page, 'The Arctic Incident', 3 copies, all London, Puffin, 2002, 1st editions, all signed to title, 'The Eternity Code', L, Puffin, 2002, signed to title page, 'The Opal Deception', 2 copies, both London, Puffin, 2002, 1st editions, one signed to title page, other unsigned; Steve Augarde, Touchstone Trilogy, 2003-2008, 1st edition, all published David Fickling, all original cloth, dust wrappers, 'The Various' & 'Winter Wood' both signed by author (2 copies Winter Wood, both signed), 'Celandine' unsigned; Philip Reeve, Mortal Engines quartet books 1, 2 & 4, all 1st editions published Scholastic Press, all original cloth, all in dust wrapper, 'Mortal Engines', 2001, 'Predator's Gold', 2005, signed to title page, promotional bookmark/card loosely inserted, original wrap around band, 'A Darkling Plain', 2006; Charlie Fletcher: 'Stone Heart', L, Hodder, 2006, 1st edition, 'Iron Hand', L, Hodder, 2007, 1st edition, signed half title, promotional pamphlet loosely inserted, both original cloth, both in dust wrappers, both with orig. wrap around bands; David Almond: 'The Fire-Eaters', 2003, 1st edition, signed; plus several others similar (25)

Lot 4182 – Sale Price: £850.00 (zero)

J.K. Rowling: '[The Harry Potter Novels]', London, Bloomsbury, 1999-2007, 1st deluxe editions, 1st impressions, comprising 'Philosopher's Stone; Chamber of Secrets; Prisoner of Azkaban; Goblet of Fire; Order of the Phoenix; Half-Blood Prince; Deathly Hallows', all original cloth gilt with mounted colour illustrations to front covers, all edges gilt, ribbon page markers, final three titles in original shrink wrap with first edition stickers to lower covers, internally no names/inscriptions, 'Chamber of Secrets' very small brown spot to half title and very slight mark to cloth where spine meets front cover, else a generally VGC or better set of Rowling's epic fantasy saga (7)

Lot 4183 – Sale Price: £460.00 (zero)

J.K. Rowling, a collection of 15 Harry Potter novels, various titles, comprising 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban', London, Bloomsbury, 1999, 1st deluxe edition, 2nd impression, original cloth gilt, mounted colour illustration to front cover, all edges gilt; plus five 1st edition copies of 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban', each London, Bloomsbury, 1999, 1st impressions, two of which 1st hardback editions in original pictorial boards, dust wrappers, three of which 1st paperback editions in original pictorial wraps; plus 1st hardback editions of 'Order of the Phoenix', L, Bloomsbury, 2003, and ''Deathly Hallows', L, Bloomsbury, 2007, each original pictorial boards, dust wrappers; plus 1st adult editions in dust wrappers of 'Philosopher's Stone; Chamber of Secrets; Prisoner of Azkaban; Goblet of Fire; Order of the Phoenix (2 copies); Deathly Hallows', L, Bloomsbury, 2004-2007, each original cloth gilt, dust wrappers (15)

Lot 4184 – Sale Price: £2,200.00 (zero)

J.K. Rowling, 2 titles: 'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets', London, Bloomsbury, 1998, 1st paperback edition, 1st impression, with number sequence complete from 10-1, original pictorial wraps (internally leaves VGC/clean, no ownership names/inscriptions, externally very slight wear at head & foot of spine and corners, else generally a VGC example with minimal or no fading to spine), 'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban', London, Bloomsbury, 1999, 1st edition, Joanne Rowling to copyright page, original pictorial boards, dust wrapper (2)

Lot 4185 – Sale Price: £30.00 (zero)

Christopher Paolini, two titles: 'Eragon', 2004, 'Eldest', 2005, each published London, Doubleday, each UK 1st editions, each signed to title page by author and with promotional bookmarks loosely inserted, Inheritance trilogy books 1 & 2, each original cloth gilt, dust wrappers (near fine/near fine unclipped wrappers) (2)

Lot 4186 – Sale Price: £60.00 (zero)

Eoin Colfer, The Fowl Adventures series, the first 6 novels of the Irish author's fantasy series, all 1st UK editions, books 1-4 signed, all original cloth, all in unclipped dust wrappers: 'Artemis Fowl', London, Viking, 2001, signed to title page, 'The Arctic Incident', London, Puffin, 2002, signed to title page, 'The Eternity Code', London, Puffin, 2003, signed to title page, 'The Opal Deception', London, Puffin, 2005, signed to title page, 'Artemis Fowl and the Lost Colony', London, Puffin, 2006, 'Artemis Fowl and the Time Paradox', London, Puffin, 2008, together with several publisher's promotional bookmarks, booklet 'Eoin Colfer's Artemis Fowl File', original wraps, issued with The Arctic Incident, plus 'Artemis Fowl the Seventh Dwarf', L, Puffin, 2004, 1st edition, signed to title page, original card wraps (7)

Lot 4187 – Sale Price: £50.00 (zero)

Cornelia Funke, five children's fantasy titles, all UK 1st editions, all bar one signed, all published Frome, The Chicken House, comprising: 'The Thief Lord', 2002, signed to FFEP, original paper covered boards gilt, dust wrapper, two promotional bookmarks loosely inserted, the author's first book to be translated into English, which won widespread acclaim and reached several best-seller lists, later adapted into a film of the same name in 2006; Inkheart series of novels trilogy, comprising: 'Inkheart', 2003, signed to title page, original cloth gilt, dust wrapper, 'Inkspell', 2005, signed to half title, original cloth gilt, dust wrapper, 'Inkdeath', 2008, original pictorial boards, author's best known works, all subsequently adapted into feature films and spent numerous weeks on The New York Times Best Seller list, first 2 titles Book Sense award winners; 'Dragon rider', 2004, signed to title page, original cloth silvered, dust wrapper, promotional bookmark loosely inserted; plus a 2004 1st edition signed and numbered limited edition of the same title (68/500), signed to title page, original cloth silvered, dust wrapper, original slip case (6)

Lot 4188 – Sale Price: £460.00 (zero)

Douglas Adams: 'The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy', London, Pan Books Ltd, 1979, 1st edition, signed by author to inside front cover, original wraps (near fine). The author's eponymous comedy science fiction novel, stemming from its roots as a radio comedy, now an international multi media phenomenon. Scarce to find a true first edition Pan paperback of the novel signed by the author

Lot 4189 – Sale Price: £120.00 (zero)

DC Thomson comics, comprising 'Bullet', consecutive run of issues 1-116, No.1 Feb 14th 1976-No.116 April 29th 1978, each original pictorial wraps, a little toned but else generally VGC; 'Spellbound', 66 assorted issues, no.2, October 2nd 1976-No.68, January 7th 1978, each original pictorial wraps (some slightly worn, one with very worn cover with losses a/f, else generally VGC)

Lot 4191 – Sale Price: £120.00 (zero)

J.R.R. Tolkien: 'The Return of the King. Being the Third Part of Lord of the Rings', London, George Allen, 1960, 6th impression, folding map as called for, original cloth gilt, dust wrapper

Lot 4192 – Sale Price: £70.00 (zero)

J.R.R. Tolkien: 'The Hobbit', London, George Allen & Unwin, 1975, 3rd edition, 10th impression, original cloth gilt, dust wrapper; plus 'Smith of Wooton Major', 1971, 4th impression, orig. pictorial boards, plus a paperback edition of the same title, plus 2 others (5)

Lot 4193 – Sale Price: £60.00 (zero)

Charles Dickens: 'The Mystery of Edwin Drood', London, Chapman & Hall, 1870, 1st edition, engraved portrait frontis, plus added engraved title page & 12 engraved plates by Luke Fildes as called for, 190pp + [2],32pp catalogue of adverts (dated May 1872),[8]pp adverts at end, original green cloth, blocked in black (without sawtooth borders) and gilt lettered; together with 'All the Year Round. A Weekly Journal', London, No.11 Wellington Street, April 30, 1859-April 7, 1860, issues 1-50, 2 volumes, original blindstamped cloth gilt (3)

Lot 4194 – Sale Price: £70.00 (zero)

Charles Dickens: 'The Personal History of David Copperfield', illustrated Hablot Knight Browne, London, Bradbury & Evans, 1850, 1st edition in book form, engraved frontis, added engraved vignette title page + 37 plates (of 38, lacks plate ''The Wanderer'' facing page 412), toning/browning to some leaves and plates, old half calf gilt, inner joints weak

Lot 4195 – Sale Price: £200.00 (zero)

(Charles Dickens) Thomas Archer. Charles Dickens. A Gossip about his Life, Works, and Characters. With Eighteen Full-Page Character Sketches ... by Frederick Barnard. Cassell, c. 1894. Large folio. Photogravure plates, text illustrations. Original half morocco; spine rubbed and snagged; (with) Charles Dickens. The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. With Forty-Three Illustrations by R. Seymour and Phiz. 1837. Plates complete, with usual discolouration. Original cloth worn; spine defective. Contents shaken. First edition in book form. (with); ditto. Bleak House. 1853. & Little Dorrit. 1857. Both firsts in book form, in contemporary calf. Both lacking one plate (4)

Lot 4196 – Sale Price: £40.00 (zero)

William Shakespeare: 'The Plays of Shakespeare', introduction by George Brandes, London, William Heinemann, 1904, ''Favourite Classics'' series, 40 volumes, frontis to each volume, uniform original decorative cloth gilt, plus a 1920 printing of 'Julius Caesar', same series, near uniform binding, all housed together in a contemporary oak bookcase.

Lot 4197 – Sale Price: £110.00 (zero)

(Bell's Edition of Shakespeare), William Shakespeare: 'The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere', London, John Bell, 1788, 20 volume complete set of Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories and Tragedies, engraved portrait frontis + 90 engraved plates complete as per list, these including 'The House at Stratford in which Shakspere Lived' and a portrait of Samuel Johnson, plus further plates depicting actors/characters/scenes from the plays., 12mo, contemporary calf gilt (slightly worn, lacking small number of spine labels)

Lot 4198 – Sale Price: £130.00 (zero)

A collection of 32 various prize and other leather bindings circa 19th and early 20th Century, including Hallam 'History of England, 3 vols; Middle Ages, 3 vols; Literature of Europe, 4 vols', John Murray, 1860's, uniform full green calf, spines gilt in compartments, Bishop's Stortford Grammar School gilt crests to front covers, all edges gilt (10); etc (32)

Lot 4199 – Sale Price: £15.00 (zero)

George Noel Gordon, Lord Byron, three 1st editions bound together in one volume: 'Mazeppa, a Poem - Werner, a Tragedy - Childe Harold's Pilgrimage. Canto the Third', all published London, John Murray; 'Mazeppa', 1819, 1st edition, 2nd issue, imprint verso of p.71, half title present; 'Werner', 1823, 1st edition, 1st issue, without 'The End' or imprint on p.188, half title present (with imprint verso), viii,188pp, without ads at end; 'Childe Harold's Pilgrimage', 1816, 1st edition, 2nd issue, [2],79,[1]pp adverts at end, 'Eagle' for 'Falcon' on p.67, old calf worn, later black leather gilt title label to spine

Lot 4200 – Sale Price: £270.00 (zero)

Henry Esmond [pseudonym]: 'A Life's Hazard: or, the Outlaw of Wentworth Waste', London, Sampson Low, 1878, 1st edition, 3 volumes, original cloth gilt (worn, vol I inner joint split). Scarce Irish adventure novel featuring the outlaw Michael O'Grady in County Dublin (3)

Lot 4202 – Sale Price: £100.00 (zero)

Henry Fielding. The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling. In Four Volumes. Millar/Cadell, 1768. 4 vols. Small 8vo. Contemporary calf somewhat scuffed and stained; spines with raised bands and labels. (4)

Lot 4209 – Sale Price: £65.00 (zero)

(Charlotte Bronte): 'Jane Eyre: An Autobiography. By Currer Bell. A New Edition.', London, Smith Elder, 1857. Near contemporary half calf/cloth boards. Spine label. Upper joint beginning to split. (with) (C. Bronte): 'Shirley. A Tale. By Currer Bell. A new edition.', London, Smith Elder, 1863. Original printed cloth, somewhat worn and rubbed. Contents a little shaken. (2)

Lot 4210 – Sale Price: £20.00 (zero)

Jane Austen: 'The Complete Works', L, Folio Society, 1991, 7 vols complete. Original quarter red cloth gilt, original red cloth gilt slipcase.

Lot 4211 – Sale Price: £42.00 (zero)

?mile Zola: 'Madeleine Ferat. A Realistic Novel', London, Vizetelly. 1888, 1st English edition, original green cloth gilt

Lot 4212 – Sale Price: £65.00 (zero)

John Ruskin. Stones of Venice. Selections. New York, c.1900. Small 8vo. Parchment over boards. Upper board with elaborate semi-abstract water-colour design of flowers together with a watercolour of the Grand Canal by Piazza San Marco framed with metal onlays. Further onlays. Lower board with similar flower design in gold. Top edge gilt gauffred. Rosen Venezia binding

Lot 4213 – Sale Price: £65.00 (zero)

'Missel Des Croissades. Paroissien Romain Complet. En Latin et en Francais.' Limoges, c. 1900. 14.5 X 11.4 cms. Full dark blue panelled morocco with double gilt fillets; spine with gilt decoration; elaborate gilt dentelles; silk endpapers; all edges gilt. In original box with hinged lid; together with 'De Vriend Der Christensen. Katholiek Gebedenboekje.' Zwolle (Netherlands), 1900. 8.9 X 6.5 cms. Pp 384. Chromolithographic title and frontis. Both boards in mother of pearl cut in diamond shape with bevelled borders. Paper spine with printed stylised floral design. Metal clasp; together with 'Esercizio Del Cristiano'. Milan, c. 1900. 9.5 X 6.35 cms. Pp 255. Chromolithographic title, engraved frontis. Original imitation ivory boards and spine. Both boards with metal edges; upper board with oval tortoise-shell onlay having 'Ave Maria' worked in metal; four metal corner pieces; metal clasp; all edges gilt. (3)

Lot 4214 – Sale Price: £75.00 (zero)

Thirteen modern 1st editions, including Lawrence Durrell, 2 titles: 'Balthazar', London, Faber, 1958, 1st edition, original cloth, dust wrapper (some part losses), second novel of the author's celebrated 'The Alexandria Quartet', 'Tunc', L, Faber, 1968, 1st edition, original cloth, dust wrapper; John Steinbeck: 'Cannery Row', L, Heinemann, 1945, 1st UK edition, original cloth, dust wrapper; Iris Murdoch: 'The Unicorn', L, Chatto & Windus, 1963, 1st edition, orig. cloth, d/w; Boris Pasternak: 'Doctor Zhivago', L, Collins Harvill, 1958, 1st UK edition, orig. cloth, d/w; Graham Greene: 'The Human Factor', L, Bodley Head, 1978, 1st edition, orig. cloth, d/w; P.G. Wodehouse: 'Money in the Bank', L, Herbert Jenkins, [1946], 1st edition, orig. cloth; Evelyn Waugh, 2 titles: 'Men at Arms', 1952, 'Officers and Gentlemen', 1955, each London, Chapman & Hall, 1st editions, each original cloth gilt; W.H. Auden: 'Thank You, Fog', L, Faber, 1974, 1st edition, orig. cloth, d/w; plus 3 others (13)

Lot 4215 – Sale Price: £170.00 (zero)

Paul Brickhill, 2 titles: 'The Great Escape', London, Faber & Faber, 1951, 1st edition, original cloth, dust wraper (couple small part losses, some nicks/chips/small closed tears at extremities, else generally VGC, 10s6d price intact). Account of the daring escape of no fewer than 76 allied POW's using tunnels from Stalag Luft III, Sagan, in March, 1944. The basis for the 1963 American epic adventure war film of the same name, directed by John Sturges and starring Steve McQueen, 'Reach for the Sky. The Story of Douglas Bader D.S.O., D.F.C.', L, Collins, 1954, 1st edition, illustrations from photos as called for, original cloth gilt, dust wrapper. Biography of the Aviator and Battle of Britain ace Douglas Bader, basis of the 1956 film of the same name starring Kenneth More (2)

Lot 4216 – Sale Price: £210.00 (zero)

H.E. Bates, The Larkin Family, complete 1st edition set of five novels, all published London, Michael Joseph, all original cloth gilt, all in dust wrappers, comprising: 'The Darling Buds of May, 1958, 'A Breath of French Air', 1959, 'When the Green Woods Laugh', 1960, 'Oh! To be in England', 1963, 'A Little of What You Fancy', 1970, all generally in collectable condition, none with previous owner names or inscriptions, all leaves clean/VGC, dust wrappers generally in good order, one or two with some wear at edges and small part losses/chips, else all with prices intact and generally VGC (5)

Lot 4217 – Sale Price: £140.00 (zero)

Graham Greene, three UK 1st editions, all original cloth, all in dust wrappers: 'Our Man in Havana', Heinemann, 1958, 'A Burnt-Out Case', Heinemann, 1961, 'The Comedians', Bodley Head, 1966, 'The Honorary Consul', plus 'The Honorary Consul', 1974, reprint, original cloth, dust wrapper, and 'The Comedians', New York, Viking, [1965], 1st edition, one of 500 first edition copies specially bound for presentation to friends of the author and the publishers in advance of publication for Christmas 1965, original cloth gilt. (5)

Lot 4218 – Sale Price: £28.00 (zero)

Edith Sitwell: 'Alexander Pope', London, Faber & Faber, 1930, limited edition (141/220), numbered and signed by the author, original yellow polished buckram gilt, dust wrapper (with some part losses)

Lot 4219 – Sale Price: £650.00 (zero)

(Curwen Press), Jean Paul Raymond [i.e. Charles Ricketts]: 'Beyond the Threshold', translated & illustrated by Charles Ricketts, Plaistow, Privately Printed at The Curwen Press, 1929, one of 150 copies only, signed and inscribed by the English poet, writer and broadcaster John Betjeman (1906-1984), Poet Laureate from 1972 until his death, to Elizabeth Jane Howard (1923-2014), English novelist, author of the best-selling series 'The Cazelet Chronicles', ''The Gift of John Betjeman to Elizabeth Jane Howard in Teddington Middlesex IV.X.MCMLX'' to FFEP, 5 black & white plates as called for, large 8vo, original full gilt ruled decorative burgundy morocco by Ricketts, top edge gilt, others uncut. A volume of imaginary dialogues between the dead, including Oscar Wilde, Voltaire, St Augustine, Plato and Nietzsche.

Lot 4220 – Sale Price: £65.00 (zero)

Elizabeth Taylor, 3 titles: 'Palladian', London, Peter Davies, 1946, 1st edition, author's second novel, 'A Wreath of Roses', London, Peter Davies, 1949, 1st edition, each original cloth, 'The Wedding Group', London, Chatto & Windus, 1968, original cloth gilt, dust wrapper. Enlgish novelist and short story writer Elizabeth Taylor (1912-1975) has been described as ''one of the best English novelists born in this century'' by Kinglsey Amis, and as underrated by both Antonia Fraser and Hilary Mantel. Taylor has been compared with Jane Austen, Barbara Pym and Elizabeth Bowen, and was also a close friend of Elizabeth Jane Howard. (3)

Lot 4222 – Sale Price: £550.00 (zero)

Laura Riding: 'The Close Chaplet', London, Leonard & Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 1926, 1st edition, 76,[1]pp, original pale blue paper covered boards (two small areas of fading to spine, else generally VGC), cream printed title label to front cover. The first published work by Riding, the important international avant garde figure, a collection of poetry published in the name Laura Riding Gottschalk, the surname of her by then already divorced husband Louis Gottschalk. Scarce

Lot 4224 – Sale Price: £140.00 (zero)

(Tartarus Press), H.G. Wells: 'The Man Who Could Work Miracles. The Supernatural Tales of H.G. Wells', Tartarus Press, 2006, limited edition (300); Walter de la Mare: 'Strangers and Pilgrims', Tartarus Press, 2007, limited edition (500), both original cloth, both in dust wrappers. (2)

Lot 4225 – Sale Price: £200.00 (zero)

(Robert Aickman, Tartarus Press), Robert Aickman: 'The Collected Strange Stories', Tartarus Press, 2001, 2nd edition,, 2 volumes, limited to 500 copies, collects We Are for the Dark, Dark Entries, Powers of Darkness, Sub Rosa, Cold Hand in Mine, Tales of Love and Death, Intrusions, and Night Voices, the author's so called 'Stange Stories', original cloth, dust wrappers; together with Robert Aickman: 'The Late Breakfasters', London, Victori Gollancz, 1964, 1st edition, original cloth gilt, the only novel published by the author in his lifetime. Master of the modern stange tale, Robert Aickman (1914-1981) is best known as one of the most accomplished writers of ghost stories of the twentieth century, his immense knowledge of the occult, psychological insights and a richness of background and characterisation rank his stories with those of M.R. James and Walter de la Mare. (3)

Lot 4226 – Sale Price: £100.00 (zero)

Virginia Woolf: 'The Years', London, Hogarth Press, 1937, 1st edition, original cloth gilt, dust wrapper by Vanessa Bell (small losses at head and foot of spine, professionally repaired).

Lot 4227 – Sale Price: £75.00 (zero)

Scott Fitzgerald. The Bodley Head Scott Fitzgerald (ie, the complete works of F. Scott Fitzgerald). 6 vols. Vol 1 second printing, vols 2 to 6 first printings, 1960-1963. Dust jackets. (6)

Lot 4228 – Sale Price: £75.00 (zero)

Saul Bellow: 'Dangling Man', London, John Lehmann, 1946, 1st UK edition, original cloth, dust wrapper (by Robert Medley, 8s6d price intact). A UK 1st of the author's first published work

Lot 4229 – Sale Price: £32.00 (zero)

Seamus Heaney, 3 titles, all publeished London, Faber & Faber, all in original wraps: 'North', 1975, reprint [2nd printing overall], 'Seeing Things', 1991, 1st edition, 'Field Work', reprint [2nd printing overall] (3)

Lot 4230 – Sale Price: £65.00 (zero)

Philip Larkin: 'The Less Deceived', Hessle, The Marvell Press, 1955, 1st edition, [though in fact a 1956 2nd impression, with reset type for a printing of 1320 copies], original plain card wraps, printed dust wrapper

Lot 4231 – Sale Price: £340.00 (zero)

Truman Capote: 'Breakfast at Tiffany's', London, Hamish Hamilton, 1958, 1st UK edition, original cloth lettered in silver, dust wrapper. The basis for the 1961 Oscar-winning movie of the same name directed by Blake Edwards and starring Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard and Patricia Neal

Lot 4232 – Sale Price: £85.00 (zero)

Truman Capote: 'Other Voices, Other Rooms', London, William Heinemann, 1948, 1st edition, original cloth, dust wrapper. First UK edition of the author's semi-autobiographical first published novel

Lot 4234 – Sale Price: £30.00 (zero)

Marcel Proust: 'Remembrance of Things Past', Folio society, 1982, 3 volumes; Terence Kilmartin: 'A Guide to Proust', 1983, 1st edition; Alain de Botton: 'How Proust can change Your Life', 1997, 2nd impression, all original cloth, all in dust wrappers (5)

Lot 4236 – Sale Price: £20.00 (zero)

A small box of mixed literature, poetry, literary biography etc, including Quentin Bell: 'Virginia Woolf. A Biography. Vol I. Virginia Stephen 1882 to 1912. Vol. II Mrs. Woolf 1912 to 1941', London, The Hogarth Press, 1972, 3rd impression; 2nd impression, 2 volumes, original cloth gilt, dust wrappers; 'Selected Letters of Thomas Wolfe', L, Heinemann, 1958, orig. cloth, d/w; Peter Albery & Sylvia Read: 'Here and Now Miscellany No.5', Falcon Press, 1949, 1st edition, orig. cloth, d/w; Don Paterson, 2 titles: 'Nil Nil', 1993, 1st edition, signed and inscribed, 'Rain', 2009, 1st, signed & inscribed, orig. wraps; Brian Patten: 'Storm Damage', 1995, 1st edition, signed, orig. wraps; plus others Roger McGough, Jonathan Swift, etc etc (16)

Lot 4237 – Sale Price: £160.00 (zero)

Ian Fleming: 'Thunderball', London, Jonathan Cape, 1961, 1st edition, original cloth gilt, dust wrapper

Lot 4238 – Sale Price: £70.00 (zero)

Ian Fleming: 'The Man With the Golden Gun', London, Jonathan Cape, 1965, 1st edition, original cloth gilt, dust wrapper

Lot 4239 – Sale Price: £4,600.00 (zero)

(Ian Fleming, James Bond, You Only Live Twice), A rare Ian Fleming James Bond poster for the novel 'You Only Live Twice', first published Jonathan Cape Ltd, 1964, the poster presumably a promotional item produced for the launch of the book, approx size 75.5 x 50cm, on board, with the author's surname in block capitals at head of poster in the iconic 'Tea Chest' stencil typeface, first used with such stunning effect on the 'From Russia with Love' dust jacket, where the beautiful and classic Trompe L'oeil illustration by Richard Chopping is in stark contrast to the rough boldness of Tea Chest, thereafter becoming part of the house style in the Jonathan Cape UK first editions of the vast majority of Bond novels, including the Chopping designed dust jacket of 'You Only Live Twice'. The title of the book in English and Japanese characters vertically descending on the right hand side of the poster, the main image of the poster a montage consisting of a photographic portrait of a Japanese lady (presumably the main female character in the novel, "Kissy Suzuki"), a Chrysanthemum flower, an iconic Walther PPK pistol, and a toad sitting on a torn out newspaper obituary for Commander James Bond, and the text "Jonathan Cape 16s" to lower right. The toad and the pink chrysanthemum also echo the Richard Chopping designed dust jacket for the novel. You Only Live Twice was published in the UK on 16 March 1964, by Jonathan Cape and cost sixteen shillings. There were 62,000 pre-orders for the book, a significant increase over the 42,000 advance orders for the hardback first edition of On Her Majesty's Secret Service. Some wear to extremities and corners, slight toning and light waterstaining to the "L" & "E" of "FLEMING" at head of poster, corner mounted in a modern box frame. A very scarce Ian Fleming James Bond item

Lot 4240 – Sale Price: £55.00 (zero)

John Gardner: 'Licence Renewed', London, Jonathan Cape, 1981, 1st edition, signed to title page, original cloth gilt (FFEP & half title slight wear top corner of page, else no names/inscriptions, leaves generally clean/VGC, cloth generally VGC), dust wrapper (VGC/near fine). First edition of the first novel by John Gardner featuring James Bond, the first proper James Bond novel since Kingsley Amis's Colonel Sun in 1968

Lot 4241 – Sale Price: £55.00 (zero)

John Gardner: 'For Special Services', London, Jonathan Cape, 1982, 1st edition, signed to title page, original cloth gilt (internally no names/inscriptions, leaves generally clean/VGC, cloth slightly bumped top corner, else generally VGC), dust wrapper (very slight wear at corners, else near fine). The second James Bond novel by John Gardner

Lot 4242 – Sale Price: £75.00 (zero)

John Gardner: 'Icebreaker', London, Jonathan Cape, 1983, 1st edition, signed to title page, original cloth gilt (no names/inscriptions, leaves generally clean/VGC, cloth generally VGC), dust wrapper (not priceclipped, VGC/near fine). The third James Bond novel by John Gardner, Bond finds himself recruited into a dangerous mission involving an alliance of agents from the United States (CIA) , the Soviet Union (KGB) and Israel (Mossad).

Lot 4243 – Sale Price: £130.00 (zero)

John Gardner, two titles: 'Role of Honour', London, Jonathan Cape and H & S, 1984, 1st edition, signed to title page, 'Nobody Lives Forever', London, Jonathan Cape and H & S, 1986, 1st edition, signed to title page, both original cloth gilt (both no names/inscriptions, leaves clean/VGC, cloth VGC or better), both in dust wrappers (both unclipped, both near fine) (2)

Lot 4244 – Sale Price: £70.00 (zero)

John Gardner, two titles: 'No Deals, Mr. Bond', London, Jonathan Cape and H & S, 1987, 1st edition, signed to title page, 'Scorpius', London, H & S, 1988, 1st edition, signed to title page, both original cloth gilt (both no names/inscriptions, leaves clean/VGC, cloth VGC or better), both in dust wrappers (both unclipped, both near fine) (2)

Lot 4245 – Sale Price: £90.00 (zero)

John Gardner, two titles: 'Win, Lose or Die', London, H & S, 1989, 1st edition, signed to title page, 'Brokenclaw', London, H & S, 1990, 1st edition, signed to title page, both original cloth gilt (both no names/inscriptions, leaves clean/VGC, cloth VGC or better), both in dust wrappers (both unclipped, both near fine) (2)

Lot 4246 – Sale Price: £180.00 (zero)

John Gardner: 'Licence to Kill', The Armchair Detective Library, 1900, 1st hardback edition, 1st printing, signed to title page by John Gardner and further signed to FFEP ''Robert Davi ''Franz Sanchez'''', who plays the drug lord leading villain in the film, published simultaneously in the UK and US, this the 1st UK edition with cancelled title page showing the British spelling 'Licence' as called for, original black cloth gilt (internally leaves clean/VGC, no previous owner names/inscriptions etc), dust wrapper (with ?12.95 & $18.95 prices intact, near fine); together with a 1989 Coronet paperback edition of the same title, the true first edition of the novelization of the 1989 James Bond film preceding the Armchair Detective Library edition and the subsequent cloth bound 'Collector' and 'Limited' issues, original pictorial card wraps (VGC). Scarce (2)

Lot 4247 – Sale Price: £100.00 (zero)

John Gardner, two titles: 'The Man from Barbarossa', London, H & S, 1991, 1st edition, signed to title page, 'Death is Forever', London, H & S, 1992, 1st edition, signed to title page, both original cloth gilt (both no names/inscriptions, leaves clean/VGC, cloth VGC or better), both in dust wrappers (both unclipped, both near fine) (2)

Lot 4248 – Sale Price: £70.00 (zero)

John Gardner, two titles: 'Never Send Flowers', London, H & S, 1993, 1st edition, signed to title page, 'SeaFire', London, H & S, 1994, 1st edition, signed to title page, both original cloth gilt (both no names/inscriptions, leaves clean/VGC, cloth VGC or better), both in dust wrappers (both unclipped, both near fine) (2)

Lot 4249 – Sale Price: £55.00 (zero)

John Gardner: 'COLD', London, H & S, 1996, 1st edition, signed to title page, original cloth gilt (internally no names/inscriptions, leaves generally clean/VGC, cloth VGC or better), dust wrapper (unclipped, VGC/near fine). The sixteenth and final James Bond novel by John Gardner, one of the scarcest Gardner James Bond titles

Lot 4250 – Sale Price: £70.00 (zero)

Sebastian Faulks [as Ian Fleming]: 'Devil May Care', London, Michael Joseph/Penguin Books in association with Waterstones, 2008, 1st edition, Ian Fleming Centenary limited edition (475/500), signed by Sebastian Faulks to limitation page, original pictorial boards, all edges silvered, original silk lined velveteen hinged box, poppy design and lettered in silver (fine/fine)

Lot 4251 – Sale Price: £80.00 (zero)

Six James Bond 007 and related titles, comprising Robert Markham [i.e. Kingsley Amis]: 'Colonel Sun', London, Jonathan Cape, 1968, 1st edition, original cloth gilt, dust wrapper; Sebastian Faulks [as Ian Fleming]: 'Devil May Care', L, Penguin, 2008, 1st edition, signed to title page, original cloth silvered, dust wrapper; Jeffery Deaver: 'Carte Blanche', L, H & S, 2011, 1st edition, signed & inscribed to title page ''Bond...James Bond Jeffery Deaver 26/May/11'', original cloth, dust wrapper; Rymond Benson, 2 titles, each 1st editions, each published London, Hodder & Stoughton: 'The World is Not Enough', 1999, original cloth gilt, dust wrapper, 'Die Another Day', 2002, Raymond Benson signed publishers bookplate loosely inserted, original cloth silvered, dust wrapper; Robert Sellers: 'The Battle for Bond, the Genesis of Cinema's Greatest Hero', Sheffield, Tomahawk Press, 2007, 1st edition, signed to title page by author and signed by Sylvan Whittingham Mason to acknowledgements page, original pictorial wraps; John Gardner: 'The Man from Barbarossa', NY, Putnam's, 1991, 1st US edition, original cloth, dust wrapper (6)

Lot 4252 – Sale Price: £170.00 (zero)

Kate Westbrook [i.e. Samantha Weinberg]: 'The Moneypenny Diaries: Guardian Angel; Secret Servant; Final Fling', London, John Murray, 2005-2008, 1st editions, three volumes, 'Guardian Angel' signed to title page, all original cloth silvered, all in unclipped dust wrappers. Official spin-off from Ian Fleming's James Bond series chronicling the adventures of Miss Jane Moneypenny, the colleague and confidante of secret agent James Bond; together with Sebastian Faulks: 'Devil May Care', L, Penguin, 2008, 1st edition, signed to title page, original cloth, dusat wrapper (4)

Lot 4253 – Sale Price: £28.00 (zero)

Charlie Higson, four 'Young Bond' series James Bond spin-off titles, all 1st editions/1st impressions published by Puffin Books: 'Silverfin', 2005, signed to title page, original wraps, together with a 2005 1st limited collector's edition of the same title, (421/999), signed to title page, original cloth silvered, dust wrapper, original slip case, 'Blood Fever', 2006, signed to title page, original wraps, 'Double or Die', 2007, 'Hurricane Gold', 2007, signed and dated ''06/09/007'' to title page in gold ink, original laminated boards, original wrap around band; together with Sebastian Faulks: 'Devil May Care', L, Penguin, 2008, 1st edition, signed to title page, original cloth, dust wrapper (6)

Lot 4254 – Sale Price: £220.00 (zero)

Ian Fleming, 14 James Bond U.S. paperbacks, including 'From Russia With Love', N.A.L. Signet Books, 1958, 1st printing, plus 9 other Signet Books 1st printing paperback Bond novels including 'For Your Eyes Only', 'Doctor No', 'Goldfinger', 'Thunderball' etc; plus Permabook edition paperbacks 'Diamonds are Forever', November 1957, 'Live and Let Die', August 1956, 'Too Hot to Handle (Moonraker)', February 1957; plus 'You Asked For It (Casino Royale)', Popular Library Edition, June 1954, 2nd printing; plus Snelling: '007 James Bond: A Report', Signet, 1965, 1st printing, all original pictorial wraps (15)

Lot 4255 – Sale Price: £130.00 (zero)

'The James Bond Archives 007', edited by Paul Duncan, published by Taschen, 2012, 1st edition, profusley illustrated throughout, oblong folio, original half cloth over imitation snakeskin boards gilt

Lot 4256 – Sale Price: £42.00 (zero)

A collection of Ian Fleming James Bond novels and other James Bond 007 related books, including 1st editions and later impressions of 'You Only Live Twice', 'The Spy Who Loved Me', 'The Man With the Golden Gun', 'OHMSS', some ex lib, all in facsimile wrappers, 'From Russia with Love', 1957 Book Club edition in facsimile wrapper; John Gardner: 'For Special Services', L, Jonathan Cape and Hodder & Stoughton, 1982, 1st edition, original cloth gilt, dust wrapper, first edition of the second Bond novel by Gardner; plus 5 others incl. 'The Art of Bond', 'James Bond the Legacy', etc (12)

Lot 4258 – Sale Price: £300.00 (zero)

Hilary Mantel, 2 titles: 'Wolf Hall', London, Fourth Estate, 2009, 1st edition, signed to title page, original cloth gilt (internally leaves clean/VGC, no previous ownership names/inscriptions, cloth VGC) dust wrapper (?18.99 price intact, VGC), 'Bring Up the Bodies', London, Fourth Estate, 2012, 1st edition, one of a special limited edition of 2000 signed, clothbound copies produced in the year of publication, original pictorial cloth gilt, original Hatchard's wrap around band. Signed first edition copies of Mantel's 2009 & 2012 Booker Prize winning novels, the first two historical novels of the author's acclaimed Thomas Cromwell trilogy (2)

Lot 4259 – Sale Price: £230.00 (zero)

C.J. Sansom, Shardlake series historical mystery novels 1-6, all first editions, all original cloth, all in dust wrappers, comprising: 'Dissolution', London, Macmillan, 2003, 1st edition, wrap around band, 'Dark Fire', London, Macmillan, 2004, 1st edition, 'Sovereign', London, Macmillan, 2006, signed to title page, top corner bumped, dust wrapper spine faded, 'Revelation', L, Macmillan, 2008, 'Heartstone', L, Mantle, 2010, signed, 'Lamentation', L, Mantle, 2014, signed limited edition (377/500) (6)

Lot 4260 – Sale Price: £80.00 (zero)

Stieg Larsson: 'The Millennium Trilogy - The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo; The Girl Who Played With Fire; The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest', London, Maclehose Press Quercus, 2008-2009, 1st UK editions, 1st impressions, volumes 1 & 3 original publisher's paper covered boards silvered, volume 2 original publisher's cloth silvered (all internally leaves clean/VGC, no ownership names or inscriptions) dust wrappers (all with prices intact, all VGC) (3)

Lot 4261 – Sale Price: £40.00 (zero)

Jo Nesbo, three UK 1st editions, all signed by the author to title pages, all published London, Harvill Secker, all in original cloth, all in dust wrappers: 'The Snowman', 2010, 'The Bat', 2012, author's first Harry Hole title, 'The Leopard', 2010 (3)

Lot 4263 – Sale Price: £48.00 (zero)

Carlos Ruiz Zaf?n: 'The Shadow of the Wind', London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2004, 1st UK edition, original cloth (no previous owner names or inscriptions, leaves clean/VGC, cloth near fine), dust wrapper (near fine, ?12.99 price intact). An excellent and increasingly scarce first edition copy of Zaf?n's worldwide best selling gothic mystery novel

Lot 4264 – Sale Price: £190.00 (zero)

Eighteen assorted signed first edition and limited edition titles, including Susanna Clarke: 'Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell', London, Bloomsbury, 2004, 1st edition, signed limited edition (1365/1450), numbered and signed to limitation page, original black cloth, dust wrapper, orig. slipcase; Kate Mosse, 2 titles: 'Sepulchre', London, Orion, 2007, 1st edition, signed and dated to title page, original cloth gilt, dust wrapper, 'Labyrinth', London, Orion, 2005, 1st edition, signed and dated to title page, original cloth gilt, dust wrapper; Markus Zusak: 'The Book Thief', L, Bodley Head, 2007, 1st Bodley Head edition, signed to title page, original cloth, dust wrapper; Marina Lewycka: 'A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian', Viking, 2005, 1st edition, signed to half title, orig. cloth, d/w; George MacDonald Fraser: 'Flashman on the March', HarperCollins, 2005, limited edition (519/1000), signed to limitation page, original cloth gilt, orig. slipcase, etc (18)

Lot 4265 – Sale Price: £90.00 (zero)

Twenty nine signed first edition and signed limited edition historical mystery and detective novels etc, including Kate Mosse: 'Sepulchre', L, Orion, 2007, 1st edition, signed to title page, original cloth, dust wrapper; 'Sword of Shame, a Historical Mystery by The Medieval Murderers', L, Simon & Schuster, 2006, 1st edition, signed by authors Michael Jecks, Bernard Knight, Ian Morson, Susanna Gregory, Philip Gooden, orig. cloth, d/w; Keith Miles, 2 titles: 'Bullet Hole', L, Deutsch, 1986, 1st edition, signed, 'Double Eagle', NY, Harper Row, 1987, 1st US edition, signed, each original cloth, dust wrappers; plus 25 others including Patricia Cornwell, Martin Stephen (4), Alison Weir (2), Alon Hilu, Deryn Lake, Leonie Swan, Sue Grafton, John Wilcox, Andrew Pepper etc (29)

Lot 4266 – Sale Price: £210.00 (zero)

Ngaio Marsh, nine 1st edition crime novels, comprising: 'Enter a Murderer', London, Geoffrey Bles, 1935, 1st edition, original cloth, second novel by Dame Ngaio Marsh, known as one of the ''Queen's of Crime'', and the second to feature her gentleman detective hero Inspector Roderick Alleyn, both belonging firmly in the Golden Age of Detective Fiction. Scarce; plus 8 others, all published London, The Crime Club by Collins, all original cloth, all in dust wrappers: 'Died in the Wool', 1945, 'Final Curtain', 1947, 'Swing Brother Swing', 1949, 'Opening Night', 1951, 'Spinsters in Jeopardy', 1954, 'Scales of Justice', 1955, 'Off With His Head', 1957, 'Singing in the Shrouds', 1959 (9)

Lot 4268 – Sale Price: £160.00 (zero)

Patricia Wentworth [i.e. Dora Amy Turnbull], 11 titles: 'Weekend With Death', Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Company, [1941], 1st edition, original cloth, dust wrapper, 'Fear by Night', Philadelphia & London, J.B. Lippincott Company, [1934], 1st edition, 316,[1]pp, original cloth, facsimile dust wrapper, 'A Marriage Under the Terror', London, Andrew Melrose, 1910, 1st edition, 385pp + [2]pp ads at end, original pictorial cloth gilt, author's first novel, set in the French Revolution, winner of the Melrose Prize 1910, 'The Fire Within', London, Andrew Melrose, 1913, 1st edition, original cloth gilt, 'The Astonishing Adventure of Jane Smith', London, Andrew Melrose, 1923, 1st edition, original cloth (worn), spine gilt lettered, 'The Annam Jewel', L, Melrose, 1924, 1st edition, original cloth (worn), spine gilt lettered, 'Anne Belinda', L, H & S, [1927], 1st edition, original cloth, 'Will-o'-the-Wisp', L, H & S, [1928], 312pp + [8]pp ads at end, original cloth, 'Fool Errant', L, H & S, [1929], 1st edition, 310pp + [8]pp ads at end, original cloth, plus 2 others (11)

Lot 4269 – Sale Price: £90.00 (zero)

Agatha Christie: 'The Hollow', London, Collins Crime Club, 1946, 1st edition, original cloth, dust wrapper (spine faded, slightly worn with some small part losses, 8s6 net price intact); together with a 1954 1st Pan Paperback printing of 'The Mysterious Affair at Styles' (2)

Lot 4270 – Sale Price: £950.00 (zero)

Agatha Christie, 71 novels and short story collections, all published HarperCollins circa 2005-2012, all facsimile editions of original editions published John Lane The Bodley Head, Collins, H & S etc, all in facsimile dust wrappers with wrap-around bands as issued, titles include 'The Mysterious Affair at Styles', 'The Secret Adversary', 'The Murder on the Links', 'Murder on the Orient Express', 'The ABC Murders', 'Death on the Nile', 'Five Little Pigs', 'The Murder of ROger Ackroyd', 'Crooked House', etc etc; plus 'The Floating Admiral...A Detective Novel by Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers, G.K. Chesterton...', HarperCollins, 2011 80th anniversary facsimile edition of original edition published 1931, facsimile d/w as issued (72)

Lot 4271 – Sale Price: £190.00 (zero)

Georgette Heyer, six detective fiction novels, comprising: 'They Found Him Dead', London, H & S, 1937, 1st edition, original cloth gilt, dust wrapper (some small part losses), plus another 1937 1st edition copy of the same title, original cloth gilt, 'No Wind of Blame', L, H & S, 1939, 1st edition, original cloth gilt, 'Envious Casca', L, H & S, 1941, 1st edition, original cloth gilt, 'Penhallow', L, Heinemann, 1942, 1st edition, original cloth, 'Duplicate Death', L, Heinemann, 1951, 1st edition, original cloth gilt, dust wrapper (some closed tears and small chips), 'Detection Unlimited', L, Heinemann, 1953, 1st edition, original cloth gilt, dust wrapper (7)

Lot 4272 – Sale Price: £210.00 (zero)

John Trench, 2 crime fiction novels, both in dust wrappers by Broom Lynne: 'Docken Dead', London, Macdonald, 1953, 1st edition, original cloth gilt, dust wrapper (generally VGC, 9s6d price intact), 'Dishonoured Bones', London, Macdonald, 1954, 1st edition, original cloth, dust wrapper (a little foxing/toning, else generally VGC, 9/6 price intact). The author's first two novels, both featuring the archaeologist lead character Martin Cotterell (2)

Lot 4273 – Sale Price: £190.00 (zero)

Douglas Fisher [i.e. George Douglas], Jeff Tellford detective fiction novels quartet, all published London, Hodder & Stoughton, all 1st editions, all original cloth, all in dust wrappers: 'What's Wrong at Pyford?', 1950, 'Poison-Pen at Pyford', 1951, 'Death at Pyford Hall', 1952, 'Corpse in Community', 1953. Scarce complete 1st edition quartet of Jeff Tellford detective fiction novels set in the fictitious small rural community of Pyford (4)

Lot 4274 – Sale Price: £130.00 (zero)

E.P. Thorne: 'The Caribbean Affair', London, Wright & Browne Ltd, 1966, 1st edition, signed & inscribed ''With best wishes E.P. Thorne 7/2/67'' to FFEP, original cloth, dust wrapper (slightly worn with some small part losses, 12/6 price intact)

Lot 4275 – Sale Price: £160.00 (zero)

Two cricket based murder mystery/crime fiction novels, comprising Alfred Tack: 'The Test Match Murder', London, Herbert Jenkins, [1948], 1st edition, signed and inscribed ''To F. Smith with all my best wishes Alfred Tack'' to FFEP, original cloth, dust wrapper (slightly worn with some creases and small part losses), plus another [1948] first edition copy of the same title, not signed, in original cloth; together with Barbara Worsley-Gough: 'Alibi Innings', London, Michael Joseph, 1954, 1st edition, original cloth gilt (VGC), dust wrapper (price clipped, else VGC) (3)

Lot 4276 – Sale Price: £50.00 (zero)

Three vintage crime fiction & mystery novels, comprising Josephine Bell [i.e. Doris Bell Collier]: 'The Seeing Eye', London, H & S, 1958, 1st edition, original cloth gilt, dust wrapper (near fine/near fine), the author's final 'David Wintringham' crime novel; Peter Campion [i.e. Frank McGorm]: 'Diamonds Worth a Death or Two', London, Arco, 1955, 1st edition, original cloth, dust wrapper (VGC/VGC); John Newton Chance: 'The Knight and the Castle', London, Macdonald, 1946, 1st edition, original cloth, dust wrapper (VGC/VGC) (3)

Lot 4277 – Sale Price: £320.00 (zero)

''Sapper'' (pseudonym of Herman Cyril McNeile), and Gerard Fairlie (following Sapper), collection of 17 Bulldog Drummond and other works, including Sapper: 'Bull-Dog Drummond: His Four Rounds with Carl Peterson.', London, H & S, circa 1930, 1st thus, original cloth, dust wrapper (slightly worn, couple of internal repaired closed tears), 'Tiny Carteret', L, H & S, [1930], 1st edition, original cloth, 'Ask for Ronald Standish', L, H & S, December 1936, 2nd printing, original cloth, dust wrapper (slightly worn, 7/6 price intact); Gerard Fairlie: 'Bulldog Drummond Attacks', L, H & S, 1939, 1st edition, original cloth, dust wrapper, 'Bulldog Drummond on Dartmoor', July 1938, 4th printing, original cloth, dust wrapper, 'Captain Bulldog Drummond', 1945, 1st edition, orig. cloth, d/w, 'Bulldog Drummond Stands Fast', 1947, 1st edition, orig. cloth, d/w, 'Hands Off Bulldog Drummon!', 1949, 1st edition, orig. cloth, d/w, 'Calling Bulldog Drummond', 1951, 1st edition, orig. cloth, d/w, 'The Return of the Black Gang', 1954, 1st edition, orig. cloth, d/w, 'With Prejudice. Almost an Autobiography', 1952, 1st edition, [2]pp Autograph Letter Signed at front, content appears to be relating to Sapper novels and Johnny Macall novels, and explaining expressions used in some of the novels, orig. cloth, d/w, plus 6 others (17)

Lot 4278 – Sale Price: £32.00 (zero)

Sexton Blake annuals, the first four original annuals published 1938-1942 by the Amalgamated Press (no annual was published for 1939), original pictorial wraps (worn, mainly lacking part or all of backstrips), plus one duplicate; plus three books relating to the fictional detective Sexton Blake; plus 1 other (9)

Lot 4279 – Sale Price: £75.00 (zero)

Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes Stories, plus other later novels following Conan Doyle featuring Sherlock Holmes, spin-offs, pastiche collections etc, including Michael Hardwick: 'Revenge of the Hound', L, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1988, 1st edition, original cloth, dust wrapper, semi-sequel to The Hound of the Baskervilles; June Thomson, 6 Sherlock Holmes collections, all 1st editions published Constable/Allison & Busby, all original cloth, all in dust wrappers: 'The Secret Files of Sherlock Holmes', 1990, signed to title page, 'The Secret Chronicles of Sherlock Holmes', 1992, signed to title page, 'The Secret Journals of Sherlock Holmes', 1993, signed to title page, 'The Secret Documents of Sherlock Holmes', 1997, 'The Secret Notebooks of Sherlock Holmes', 2004, signed & inscribed to title page, 'The Secret Archives of Sherlock Holmes', 2012; Anthony Horowitz, 2 titles: 'The House of Silk', Orion, 2011, 1st edition, limited edition, signed & numbered (99/250), original cloth, dust wrapper, 'Moriarty', Orion for Goldsboro, 2014, 1st edition, limited edition, signed & numbered (183/350), original cloth, dust wrapper; plus others Donald Thomas, Barrie Roberts, Stanley Shaw, Stephen Lees (signed), Jamyang Norbu; plus 4 John Murray Conan Doyle Sherlock reprints c.1950s & 'The Lost World and the Poison Belt', 1958, 1st cheap edition, in d/w (19)

Lot 4280 – Sale Price: £55.00 (zero)

Assorted vintage novels, several crime & mystery etc, including R. Austin Freeman, Sax Rohmer, Baroness Orczy, including 'The Scarlet Pimpernel' first omnibus edition, L, H & S, 1930, original cloth, dust wrapper, E.C. Bentley, Edgar Wallace, etc, mainly in dust wrappers (11)

Lot 4281 – Sale Price: £130.00 (zero)

Scorpion Press, three crime fiction limited edition titles, all signed, comprising: 'The Man Who...', Bristol, Scorpion Press, 1992, 1st edition, limited edition, numbered (106/125), signed by the 13 Detection Club contributoring authors, comprising Michael Gilbert, Simon Brett, Ruth Rendell, Michael Underwood, George Sims, Catherine Aird, Reginald Hill, P.D. James, Eric Ambler, Peter Lovesey, H.R.F. Keating, Antonia Fraser & Len Deighton; plus Peter Lovesey: 'The Last Detective', Bristol, Scorpion, 1991, 1st edition, limited edition numbered (20/99), signed by author to limitation page, winner of the 1992 Anthony Award for best novel; plus Jonathan Gash: 'The Lies of Fair Ladies', Bristol, Scorpion, 1991, 1st edition, limited edition numbered (52/99), signed by author to limitation page, each original quarter leather over marbled paper covered boards (3)

Lot 4282 – Sale Price: £130.00 (zero)

Gil North [i.e. Geoffrey Horne], Sergeant Cluff detective series novels, near complete set comprising the first 11 novels (of 12 in total), all UK 1st editions published Chapman & Hall/Eyre & Spottiswoode, all original cloth, all in dust wrappers, comprising: 'Sergeant Cluff Stands Firm', 1960, 'The Methods of Sergeant Cluff', 1961, 'Sergeant Cluff Goes Fishing', 1962, 'More Deaths for Sergeant Cluff', 1963, 'Sergeant Cluff and the Madmen', 1964, 'Sergeant Cluff and the Price of Pity', 1965, 'The confounding of Sergeant Cluff', 1966, 'Sergeant Cluff and the Day of Reckoning', 1967, 'The Procrastination of Sergeant Cluff', 1969, 'No Choice for Sergeant Cluff', 1971, 'Sergeant Cluff Rings True', 1972 (11)

Lot 4283 – Sale Price: £250.00 (zero)

Gwendoline Butler, Inspector John Coffin crime fiction novels, first editions of the first 15 novels in the series, all published London, Geoffrey Bles, all original cloth, all in dust wrappers (unclipped unless stated), comprising: 'Receipt for Murder', 1956, (original cloth lettered in black), 'Dead in a Row', 1957, 'The Murdering Kind', 1958, 'The Dull Dead', 1958 (d/w price clipped), 'The Interloper', 1959, 'Death Lives Next Door', 1960, 'Make me a Murderer', 1961, 'Coffin in Oxford', 1962, 'Coffin for Baby', 1963, 'Coffin Waiting', 1964, 'Coffin in Malta', 1964, 'A Nameless Coffin', 1966 (d/w price clipped), 'Coffin Following', 1968, 'Coffin's Dark Number', 1969, 'A Coffin from the Past', 1970, plus another 1st edition copy of 'Receipt for Murder', L, Geoffrey Bles, 1956, original cloth lettered in red (this possibly the first issue?), this copy without a dust wrapper. A good consecutive run of uncommon titles in collectable condition, including the author's first novel (16)

Lot 4284 – Sale Price: £42.00 (zero)

Gwendoline Butler, collection of twenty crime fiction novels, all first editions, all bar one Inspector John Coffin series, including 'The Dull Dead', L, Bles, 1958, original cloth, 'A Coffin for the Canary', L, Macmillan, 1974, original cloth, dust wrapper, plus 18 others all 1sts in wrappers, mainly all published Collins Crime Club (20)

Lot 4285 – Sale Price: £95.00 (zero)

Colin Watson, complete set of 12 'Flaxborough' series detective fiction novels, all 1st editions, all published London, Eyre & Spottiswoode/Eyre Methuen, all original cloth, all in dust wrappers, including: 'Coffin Scarcely Used', E & S, 1958, 1st edition, original cloth gilt, dust wrapper (by J. Faczynski, price clipped, else generally VGC), 'Bump in the Night', E & S, 1960, 1st edition, original pictorial laminated boards as issued, etc etc. Uncommon complete set of the author's Flaxborough novels, for which Colin Watson is best remembered, typified by their comic and dry wit and set in a fictional small town in England which is closely based on Boston, Lincolnshire (12)

Lot 4286 – Sale Price: £30.00 (zero)

Julian Symons, eight crime fiction and mystery novels, all 1st editions, all original cloth, all in dust wrappers, including: 'The Thirty-First of February', London, Victor Gollancz, 1950, 'The Colour of Murder', L, Collins Crime Club, 1957, 'The Gigantic Shadow', L, Collins Crime Club, 1958, 'The Progress of a Crime', L, Collins Crime Club, 1960, 'The Belting Inheritance', L, Collins Crime Club, 1965, plus 3 others (8)

Lot 4287 – Sale Price: £220.00 (zero)

Peter Lovesey, complete set of 8 Sergeant Cribb series detective fiction novels, all 1st editions, all signed by the author to title page, all published London, Macmillan, all original cloth, all in dust wrappers, comprising: 'Wobble to Death', 1970, author's first detective novel, 'The Detective Wore Silk Drawers', 1971, 'Abracadaver', 1972, 'Mad Hatter's holiday', 1973, 'Invitation to a Dynamite Party', 1974, 'A Case of Spirits', 1975 (signed & inscribed to title page), 'Swing, Swing Together', 1976, Waxwork, 1978; together with 5 other first editions by the same author, all signed or signed & inscribed to title page, all original cloth, all in dust wrappers, including: 'The False Inspector Dew', L, Macmillan, 1982, 'Keystone', L, Macmillan, 1983, (signed & inscribed), etc, all signed first editions, all in VGC/collectable condition, all dust wrappers with prices intact (13)

Lot 4288 – Sale Price: £80.00 (zero)

Peter Lovesey, collection of 17 assorted detective fiction and historical novels, all 1st editions, all signed, all original cloth, all in dust wrappers, including Albert Edward, Prince of Wales trilogy novels, 'Bertie & the Tinman', 1987, 'Bertie and the Seven Bodies', 1990, 'Bertie and the Crime of Passion', 1993, plus Peter Diamond detective novels, numbers 1-11 and 13 in the series including 'The Last Detective', 1991, 'Diamond Solitaire', 1992, etc, plus 'Do Not Exceed the Stated Dose', 1998, and 'The Verdict of Us All', edited Peter Lovesey, 2006, 1st edition, signed by Lovesey to title page, original cloth gilt, dust wrapper, all titles signed 1sts, all in collectable condition in unclipped dust wrappers (17)

Lot 4289 – Sale Price: £380.00 (zero)

Ellis Peters [i.e. Edith Mary Pargeter], The Cadfael Chronicles, 1977-1994, complete set of the 21 novels in the series, all 1st editions, all published London, Macmillan (No's 1-13) & Headline (No's 14-21), all original cloth, all in dust wrappers, comprising: 'A Morbid Taste for Bones', 1977, dust wrapper price clipped, else generally VGC/VGC, 'One Corpse Too Many', 1979, signed & dated Sept. 1980 to title page, near fine/near fine unclipped wrapper, 'Monk's Hood', 1980, near fine/near fine unclipped wrapper, 'Saint Peter's Fair', 1981, near fine/near fine unclipped wrapper, 'The Leper of Saint Giles', 1981, near fine/near fine unclipped wrapper, 'The Virgin in the Ice', 1982, price clipped wrapper, spine and rear panel a bit toned, else wrapper generally VGC, Ralph J.C. Lumley bookplate to front pastedown. Prebendary Ralph Lumley (1913-1996) was for more than a quarter of a century vicar of Shrewsbury Abbey and through his friendship with Pargeter had an important influence on her writing, helping the author to realise and develop the religious nature of her books, 'The Sanctuary Sparrow', 1983, VGC or better/VGC or better unclipped dust wrapper, 'The Devil's Novice', 1983, VGC or better/VGC or better unclipped dust wrapper, 'Dead Man's Ransom', 1984, VGC or better/VGC or better unclipped dust wrapper, 'The Pilgrim of Hate', 1984, near fine/near fine unclipped dust wrapper, 'An Excellent Mystery', 1985, near fine/near fine unclipped dust wrapper, 'The Raven in the Foregate', 1986, near fine/near fine unclipped dust wrapper, 'The Rose Rent', 1986, near fine/near fine unclipped dust wrapper, 'The Hermit of Eyton Forest', 1987, signed Ellis Peters bookplate loosely inserted, near fine/near fine unclipped dust wrapper, 'The Confession of Brother Haluin', 1988, signed Ellis Peters bookplate loosely inserted, near fine/near fine unclipped dust wrapper, 'A Rare Benedictine', 1988, signed Ellis Peters bookplate loosely inserted, VGC/VGC or better unclipped dust wrapper, 'The Heretic's Apprentice', 1989, signed to title page, near fine/near fine unclipped dust wrapper, 'The Potter's Field', 1989, near fine/near fine unclipped dust wrapper, 'The Summer of the Danes', 1991, signed to title page, fine/fine unclipped dust wrapper, 'The Holy Thief', 1992, signed to title page, fine/fine unclipped dust wrapper, 'Brother Cadfael's Penance', 1994, fine/fine unclipped dust wrapper; together with two Robin Whiteman associated titles: 'The Cadfael Companion', intro. Ellis Peters, London, Macdonald, 1991, 1st edition, signed by Whiteman & Peters to title page, and 'Brother Cadfael's Book of Days', Headline, 2000, 1st edition, both original cloth, both in dust wrappers A hard to find complete first edition set of The Cadfael Chronicles, written by the linguist-scholar Edith Pargeter (1913-1995) under her nom de plume ''Ellis Peters'', often credited for popularising the historical murder mystery genre itself, and gaining her worldwide praise for her meticulous re-creations of 12th-century monastic life (23)

Lot 4290 – Sale Price: £170.00 (zero)

Douglas Clark, Masters and Green detective novels, including: 'Nobody's Perfect', 1969, 1st edition, 'Death After Evensong', 1969, 1st edition, 'Sweet Poison', 1970, 1st edition, 'Sick to Death', 1971, 1st edition, the author's scarce first, second, fourth and five novels and books in the series, all UK 1st editions published Cassell, all original cloth, all in dust wrappers with prices intact, plus complete run of first editions of the remaining novels 6-27 in the series, books 6-26 all published London, Victor Gollancz, all original cloth, all in dust wrappers, including 'Premedicated Murder', 1975, 'Dread and Water', 1976, etc, (with duplicate copies of 'Heberden's Seat' & Roast Eggs'), plus the final book 'Bitter Water', Harper Perennial, 1990, 1st edition, mass market paperback, but appears to be scarce, the first and only edition of this title on worldcat.org. A near complete set of crime novels by Douglas Clark chronicling the criminal investigations of Superintendent George Masters and Inspector Bill Green, lacking only the seeming very scarce third book in the series 'Deadly Pattern'. (28)

Lot 4291 – Sale Price: £85.00 (zero)

Michael Pearce, 23 historical and detective fiction titles, all 1st editions, 11 signed by author to title page, Mamur Zapt series novels 1-19, all UK 1st editions published Collins Crime Club (except 'The Point in the Market', being a Poisoned Pen Press 2005 1st US edition), all original cloth, all in dust wrappers, including 'The Mamur Zapt and the Return of the Carpet', 1988, signed, 'The Mamur Zapt and the Night of the Dog', 1989, 'The Fig Tree Murder', 1997, 'The Last Cut', 1998, 'Death of an Effendi', 1999 & 'The Face in the Cemetery', 2001, all signed to title pages, etc (with duplicate unsigned copy of 'Face in the Cemetery'); 'The Mamur Zapt and the Return of the Carpet', 1998 signed limited edition published Post Mortem Books (26/250), numbered, original cloth gilt; first four Seymour of Special Branch novels: 'A Dead Man in Trieste;...Istanbul;...Athens;...Naples', 2004-2009, all signed first editions published Constable, all orig. cloth, all in dust wrappers; 'Dmitri and the Milk Drinkers', 1997, 1st UK edition, signed, 'Dmitri and the One Legged Legend', 1999, 1st UK edition, each original cloth, dust wrappers (23)

Lot 4292 – Sale Price: £90.00 (zero)

Elizabeth Linington ''Dell Shannon'', 40 crime/detective titles, mainly Lieutenant Luis Mendoza series, mainly UK 1st editions published Victor Gollancz, all original cloth, all in dust wrappers, including 'Case Pending', L, Gollancz, 1960, 1st UK edition, first Luis Mendoza book, plus another duplicate UK 1st copy of the same work in worn d/w, 'Ace of Spades', L, Oldbourne, 1963, 1st UK edition, 'Extra Kill', L, Oldbourne, 1962, 1st UK edition, 'Knave of Hearts', L, Oldbourne, 1963, 1st UK edition, 'Death of a Busybody', L, Oldbourne, 1963, 1st UK edition, 'Mark of Murder', 1965, 1st UK edition, rest all Gollancz bar two US editions published William Morrow (40)

Lot 4293 – Sale Price: £120.00 (zero)

Anne Morice (ne? Felicity Shaw), complete set of 23 Tessa Crichton crime novels, 1970-1988, all 1st editions, all original cloth, all in dust wrappers, including 'Death in the Grand Manor', 1970, 'Murder in Married Life', 1971, etc, plus her two Tubby Wiseman titles, both 1st editions, original cloth, dust wrappers, plus a duplicate of 'Publish and be Killed', 1986 (26)

Lot 4294 – Sale Price: £65.00 (zero)

Gwen Moffat, collection of nineteen 1st editions, all published London, Victor Gollancz, all original cloth, all in dust wrappers, including Miss Pink crime novels 1-13, 1973-1992, including 'Lady With a Cool Eye', 1973, author's first crime fiction novel, 'Deviant Death', 1973, 'The Corpse Road', 1974, author's 2nd & 3rd crime novels, 'Veronica's Sisters', 1992, signed to title page, etc (19)

Lot 4295 – Sale Price: £65.00 (zero)

T.C.H. Jacobs: 'The Curse of Khatra', London, Stanley Paul, [1947], 1st edition, original paper covered boards, dust wrapper (9s6d price intact)

Lot 4296 – Sale Price: £250.00 (zero)

Simon Scarrow, 'Eagles of the Empire' series novels, numbers 1-11 and 13 of the series, all UK 1st editions, all signed to title page, all published London, Headline, 2000-2014, all in unclipped dust wrappers, comprising 'Under the Eagle', 'The Eagle's Conquest', 'When the Eagle Hunts', 'The Eagle and the Wolves', 'The Eagle's Prey', 'The Eagle's Prophecy', 'The Eagle in the Sand', 'Centurion' (2 copies, both signed 1sts), 'The Gladiator', 'The Legion', 'Praetorian', 'Brothers in Blood', all VGC/near fine (13)

Lot 4297 – Sale Price: £20.00 (zero)

Simon Scarrow, 'The Revolution Quartet: Young Bloods; The Generals; Fire and Sword; The Fields of Death', London, Headline, 2006-2010, 1st editions, all signed to title page by author, all original cloth, all in unclipped dust wrappers (4)

Lot 4298 – Sale Price: £700.00 (zero)

Winston Graham, 'The Poldark Novels', 12 volumes, all first editions, comprising 'Ross Poldark', London, Ward Lock, 1945, original cloth, dust wrapper (some small nicks/closed tears/creases at extremities, else generally VGC, 8/6 price intact), 'Demelza', L, Ward Lock, 1946, previous owner bookplate to FFEP, original cloth, 'Jeremy Poldark', L, Ward Lock, 1950, small gift inscription top corner FFEP, original cloth gilt, dust wrapper (VGC/corner inside front flap clipped but still with 7/6 net price, generally VGC or better), 'Warleggan', L, Ward Lock, 1953, original cloth gilt, dust wrapper (slightly worn, 10/6 price intact), 'The Black Moon', L, Collins, 1973, orig. cloth, d/w (generally VGC/VGC), 'The Four Swans', L, Collins, 1976, orig. cloth, d/w (VGC/VGC), 'The Angry Tide', L, Collins, 1977, orig. cloth, d/w (VGC/VGC), 'The Stranger from the Sea', L, Collins, 1981, orig. cloth, d/w (VGC/VGC), 'The Miller's Dance', L, Collins, 1982, orig. cloth, d/w (VGC/VGC), 'The Loving Cup', L, Collins, 1984, orig. cloth, d/w (VGC/VGC), 'The Twisted Sword', L, Chapmans, 1990, orig. cloth, d/w (VGC/VGC), 'Bella Poldark', L, Macmillan, 2002, orig. cloth, d/w (VGC/VGC). A hard to come by complete set of the author's classic Poldark series novels of Cornwall, concerned with the lives of the titular character and protagonist of the series, Ross Poldark, a British Army Officer who returns to Cornwall from the American War of Independence, and the lives of the descendants during the period of the 18th & 19th Centuries. Many of the earlier titles particularly scarce. (12)

Lot 4300 – Sale Price: £95.00 (zero)

P.C. Doherty: 'The Prince Drakulya', London, Robert Hale, 1986, 1st edition, signed to title page, original cloth lettered in silver (faint, unobtrusive 'Hillingdon Libraries' inkstamp to margin at foot of page 27, else no other library markings, no previous owner names or inscriptions, leaves generally clean/VGC), dust wrapper (by Barbara Walton, near fine, ?8.95 price intact). The author's very scarce second novel. Drakulya was Prince of Wallachia (now part of Romania) who struggled for personal and political survival during the sinister intrigues of 15th century Europe. When Drakulya finally breaks free from his captors' influence he returns as ruler of his own country to wreak horrifying revenge. Robert Hale were a library publisher, the majority of copies from the relatively small print run going to libraries. Very scarce, particularly signed and in this condition

Lot 4301 – Sale Price: £70.00 (zero)

P.C. Doherty: 'The Lord Count Drakulya', London, Robert Hale, 1986, 1st edition, signed to title page, original cloth lettered in silver (ex library, inkstamp verso title page, else no other library markings, no previous owner names or inscriptions, leaves generally clean/VGC), dust wrapper (by Barbara Walton, VGC or better, ?9.25 price intact). The author's scarce third novel, about the Prince of Wallachia (Romania) during 15th century Europe and his country's war against the Ottoman Turks. Robert Hale were a library publisher, the majority of copies from the relatively small print run going to libraries. Scarce, particularly signed and in this condition

Lot 4306 – Sale Price: £95.00 (zero)

P.C. Doherty: 'The Angel of Death', London, Robert Hale, 1989, 1st edition, signed & inscribed to Ralph Spurrier, long time member of the book trade, author of crime fiction bibliographies and a crime fiction novel, to title page ''To Ralph Spurrier P.C. Doherty'', original cloth lettered in silver (no previous owner names or inscriptions, leaves generally clean/VGC), dust wrapper (by Barbara Walton, generally VGC or better, ?10.95 price intact). The fourth of the author's Hugh Corbett series historical novels. Robert Hale were a library publisher, the majority of copies from the relatively small print run going to libraries. Uncommon to find, particularly signed and in this condition

Lot 4308 – Sale Price: £170.00 (zero)

P.C. Doherty, collection of 62 historical mystery/crime novels, of which 40 signed by the author, the vast majority 1st edition/1st impressions, comprising titles from several of his famous series', including Brother Athelstan, Hugh Corbett, Egyptian Mysteries, etc, as well as 'Drakulya', Post Mortem Books Ralph Spurrier, 1997, limited edition (140/350), numbered and signed by Doherty, first collected edition of 'The Prince Drakulya' & 'The Lord Count Drakulya', original cloth, one paperback, the rest all original cloth, dust wrappers (62)

Lot 4309 – Sale Price: £60.00 (zero)

P.C. Doherty, 22 historical mystery/crime titles, all 1st editions, of which 11 signed by the author, all original cloth, all in dust wrappers, including Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan series (writing as Paul Harding), the first seven novels in the series, 1991-1996, including 'The Nightingale Gallery', 'The House of the Red Slayer' & 'The Anger of God' each signed to title page; Canterbury Tales of Kathyrn Swinbrooke series (writing as C.L. Grace), the first six novels in the series (of seven in total), 1993-2003, including 'A Shrine of Murders', signed, 'The Eye of God', 'The Merchant of Death', signed, 'The Book of Shadows', 'Saintly Murders', signed, 'A Maze of Murders', 1st US edition; Sir Roger Shallot Tudor Mysteries series (writing as Michael Clynes) complete set of 6 titles, 1991-1996, 'The White Rose Murders' & 'The Gallows Murders' both signed to title page; plus 2 others writing as Anna Apostolou, and 1 writing as Vanessa Alexander, all signed to title page (22)

Lot 4310 – Sale Price: £140.00 (zero)

''Sapper'' (pseudonym of Herman Cyril McNeile), complete set of the ten Bulldog Drummond crime novels, all 1st editions, all published London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1920-1937, comprising: 'Bull-Dog Drummond', [1920], original cloth (1.5cm tear to cloth at head of spine), very scarce first Bulldog Drummond novel, 'The Black Gang', [1922], original cloth, 'The Third Round', [1924], original cloth, 'The Final Count', [1926], original cloth, plus an early reprint of same title c.1927, orig. cloth, 'The Female of the Species', [1928], original cloth, 'Temple Tower', [1929], original cloth, 'The Return of Bull-Dog Drummond', 1932, original cloth, 'Knock-Out', 1933, original cloth, dust wrapper (with some closed tears and small part losses, but scarce in d/w), 'Bulldog Drummond at Bay', 1935, original cloth, 'Challenge', 1937, original cloth, dust wrapper (with some areas of restoration), plus another 1937 1st edition copy of the same title, original cloth, dust wrapper (worn with some small part losses). Scarce as a complete first edition set (12)

Lot 4311 – Sale Price: £32.00 (zero)

W.J. Burley, 6 titles, all 1st editions, all published London, Victor Gollancz, all original cloth, all in dust wrappers, including: 'A Taste of Power', 1966, VGC or better in a VGC or better unclipped dust wrapper, author's scarce first novel, detective story featuring Dr Henry Pym, zoologist & criminologist, 'Death in a Willow Pattern', 1969, signed to title page, VGC or better in a VGC or better unclipped dust wrapper, the author's third, and the second Henry Pym novel, uncommon, particularly signed, 'The Schoolmaster', 1977, 'The Sixth Day', 1978, Science Fiction novel, 'Charles and Elizabeth', 1979, gothic novel of suspense, plus duplicate copy same title, 'House of Care', 1981 (7)

Lot 4312 – Sale Price: £220.00 (zero)

W.J. Burley, complete set of 22 Inspector Charles Wycliffe series crime novels, all 1st editions, all published London, Victor Gollancz, 1968-2000, all original cloth, all in dust wrappers, including: 'Three Toed Pussy', 1968, author's second novel, the advent of Inspector Wycliffe, VGC or better/VGC or better unclipped dust wrapper, an excellent copy of an uncommon title, 'To Kill a Cat', 1970, VGC or better/VGC or better unclipped dust wrapper, 'Guilt Edged', 1971, VGC/VGC price clipped wrapper, 'Death in a Salubrious Place', 1973, signed to title page, and further signed & inscribed to FFEP, VGC/VGC unclipped d/w, etc etc, 'Wycliffe and the Schoolgirls', 1976, signed to title page, further inscribed by author FFEP. A scarce complete first edition set of the author's best known Inspective Wycliffe crime books, which became the basis of the popular television series Wycliffe, shown from 1994 to 1998 (22)

Lot 4313 – Sale Price: £250.00 (zero)

R.D. Wingfield, complete set of 'Inspector Frost' novels, all 1st editions, all either with signed pieces loosely inserted, or signed, all original cloth, all in dust wrappers, all in highly collectable condition, comprising 'Frost at Christmas', London, Constable, 1989, piece of card signed by author loosely inserted, 'A Touch of Frost', L, Constable, 1990, piece of card signed by author loosely inserted, 'Night Frost', L, Constable, 1992, signed to title page, 'Hard Frost', L, Constable, 1995, piece of card signed by author loosely inserted, plus another 1995, 1st edition copy of the same title, signed and inscribed to title page by David Jason, who played Inspector Frost in 1990's tv adaption, 'Winter Frost', L, Constable, 1999, piece of card signed by author loosely inserted, 'A Killing Frost', L, Bantam Press, 2008, piece of card signed by author loosely inserted, all with leaves clean/VGC, all free from previous owner names/inscriptions etc, all with cloth VGC, all dust wrappers with prices intact and VGC, plus James Henry [i.e. James Gurbutt & Henry Sutton]: 'First Frost', L, Bantam Press, 2011, 1st edition, original cloth, dust wrapper, and 'A Touch of Frost', Post Mortem Books, 1998, limited edition, signed R.D. Wingfield and numbered (67/350), original pictorial cloth silvered (9)

Lot 4314 – Sale Price: £40.00 (zero)

Lynton Lamb, three 1st editions, all published London, Victor Gollancz, all original cloth, dust wrappers: 'Death of a Dissenter', 1969, 'Worse than Death', 1971, 'Picture Frame', 1972, all in unclipped wrappers illustrated by the author. First editions of the first 3 (of 4 only) Inspector Charles Glover detective stories by the famous artist/illustrator (3)

Lot 4315 – Sale Price: £130.00 (zero)

Colin Dexter, Inspector Morse series of novels, all 13 titles, but various editions, several signed, all in original cloth, all in dust wrappers, comprising: 'The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn', NY, St Martin's, 1977, 1st US edition, third Morse novel; 'The Dead of Jericho', NY, St Martin's, 1981, 1st US edition, review copy with original publisher's printed review/letter loosely inserted, fifth Morse novel; 1st UK editions of Morse novels 6-13, all published Macmillan, 'The Riddle of the Third Mile', 1983, signed to title page, professionally repaired tear to dedication page, 'The Secret of Annexe 3', 1986, 'The Wench is Dead', 1989, 'The Jewel That Was Ours', 1991, signed to title page, 'The Way Through the Woods', 1992, signed to title page, 'The Daughters of Cain', 1994, signed to title page, 'Death is Now My Neighbour', 1996, signed to title page, 'The Remorseful Day', 1999, signed ot tile page, final Inspector Morse novel; plus BCA editions of 'Last Bus to Woodstock', 1975, 'Last Seen Wearing', 1976, signed to title page, 'Service of all the Dead', 1979, first, second and fourth Morse novels; plus two Morse novellas/short story collections 'Morse's Greatest Mystery and Other Stories', L, Macmillan, 1999, 1st edition, signed, orig. cloth, dust wrapper, 'The Inside Story', Pan Macmillan for American Express, 1993, special edition not available to the general public, 56pp, original pictorial wraps. Various editions but nonetheless forming a ''harlequin'' set of Colin Dexter's best known Inspector Morse crime novels, adapted as a television series starring John Thaw from 1987-2000 (15)

Lot 4316 – Sale Price: £90.00 (zero)

Colin Dexter: 'The Dead of Jericho', London, Macmillan, 1981, 1st edition, signed to title page, original cloth gilt (internally no previous owner names or inscriptions, leaves clean/VGC, cloth VGC, dust wrapper (a near fine example with correct ?5.95 price intact to inside front flap). First edition of the fifth book in the Inspector Morse series of crime novels by Colin Dexter, winner of a Silver Dagger Award, the first in the series to be adapted to television.

Lot 4317 – Sale Price: £85.00 (zero)

Magdalen Nabb, Marshal Guarnaccia series crime novels, 1981-2005, 13 titles (the complete set published during her lifetime), all UK 1st editions published Collins/Heinemann (except 'Property of Blood', being a 2001 1st US edition pub. Soho), all original cloth, all in dust wrappers, including 'Death of an Englishman', 1981, author's first novel and first in the series, 'Death of a Dutchman', 1982, 'Death in Springtime', 1983, etc, all in unclipped dust wrappers, last title 'The Innocent', 2005, signed to title page and dated 9th May 2005. The best known novels by Magdalen Nabb, who was born near Accrington but moved to a town near the Italian city of Florence in 1975, the setting of her crime novels, where she remained until her death there in 2007. She was admired, championed by, and became friends with the prolific Belgian writer Georges Simenon, best known as the creator of the fictional detective Jules Maigret (13)

Lot 4318 – Sale Price: £170.00 (zero)

June Thomson, complete set of 20 Chief Inspector Jack Finch detective novels, 1971-2006, all UK 1st editions, all bar one published Constable (final title 'Going Home' pub. Allison & Busby 2006), 14 of which either signed or signed and inscribed by author, all original cloth, all in dust wrappers, including 'Not One of Us', 1972, publisher's printed slip loosely inserted, 'Death Cap', 1973, 'The Long Revenge', 1974, 'Case Closed', 1977, signed to title page, 'A Question of Identity', 1978, signed & inscribed to title page, 'Deadly Relations', 1979, signed & inscribed to title page, 'Alibi in Time', 1980, signed & inscribed to title page, 'Shadow of a Doubt', 1981, signed to title page, 'To Make a Killing', 1982, 'Sound Evidence', 1984, signed to title page, etc etc, plus 'Flowers for the Dead and Other Stories', Constable, 1992, 1st in d/w (21)

Lot 4319 – Sale Price: £160.00 (zero)

P.D. James, 10 detective fiction 1st editions, all published London, Faber & Faber, of which 5 signed, including: 'Death of an Expert Witness', 1977, 1st, signed to title page, 'The Skull Beneath the Skin', 1982, 1st, signed to title page, 'Original Sin', 1994, 1st, signed to title page, etc, all original cloth, all in unclipped dust wrappers (10)

Lot 4320 – Sale Price: £60.00 (zero)

David Roberts, Lord Edward Corinth & Verity Browne murder mystery novels, complete set of ten 1st editions, 2001-2009, all either signed or signed & inscribed by the author to title page, all published Constable, all original cloth, all in unclipped wrappers; together with Catriona McPherson, Dandy Gilver Society Sleuth, 1st editions of books 1-5 in the series, 2005-2009, including: 'After the Armistice Ball', L, Constable, 2005, signed to title page, all signed except 'Bury Her Deep', all original cloth, all in unclipped dust wrappers (15)