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Collection of mainly Manchester City and International Cricketers’ signatures in small album, including Colin Bell, Andy Dibble, Tony Book, Gary Owen, Joe Royle, Alex Stepney, Shaun Goater; and South Africa & England Cricketers 1998 including Ian Botham, Gary Kirsten, Hansie Cronje, Sean Pollock, Alan Donald, Bob Willis, Paul Allott, Mike Atherton and many others; plus few TV celebrities with William Roache & Eddie Large. Signatures are ‘back to back’ and carefully annotated. Fine. (90)
Album of autographs, early 1990s, sport & entertainment, with Manchester United & City players including George Best, Bryan Robson, Niall Quinn, Denis Law, Ryan Giggs & others; Muhammad Ali, Clive Lloyd, Mike Sweeney, Coronation Street & Brookside stars, Hayley Mills, Juliet Mills, Bill Wyman, Norman Wisdom, Robert Powell, Alvin Stardust, Dora Bryan, Foo Foo Lamar, Billy Connolly, Frank Windsor, Gordon Kaye, George Cole, Screaming Lord Sutch, and many other well-known. Signed pages mostly ‘back to back’. Fine (110)
Album of autographs, 1990s, chiefly Sport, some Entertainers, with Lancashire Cricketers, Joan Collins, Francis Lee, Asa Hartford, Falcon (Gladiators), Manchester City players 1995 and 1997; West Indies Cricketers with Andy Roberts, Wes Hall, Courtney Walsh & others; TV Soap stars; Sammy McIlroy, Ray Illingworth, Ian Botham, Teddy Sheringham; South African Cricket Team 1998 including Hansie Cronje, Jacques Kallis, Alan Donald; Bob Willis, Richie Benaud; England Cricket Team 1997; Brian Kidd, Alex Ferguson, and many other well-known. Signed pages mostly ‘back to back’. Fine (124)
Album of autographs, early 1990s, chiefly Footballers, some entertainers, including Tom Jones, Tommy Steele, Manchester City and Everton players, Martin Buchan, Steve Coppell, Howard Kendall, Denis Tueart, Alan Hansen, Peter Reid, Tony Book, Rowan Atkinson, Viv Anderson, Bernard Manning, and many other well-known. Signed pages mostly ‘back to back’. Fine (56)
Album of Cricket autographs 1998-2000, plus few Manchester United, with many International cricketers, plus County players; includes Graham Lloyd, Wasim Akram, Andy Flintoff, Jack Simmons, Robin Smith, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Henning Berg, Marcus Trescothick, Jack Russell, Nathan Astle, Anil Kumble, Andy Flower, Mpumelelo Olonga, Brian Lara, Curtley Ambrose, Chris Gayle, Viv Richards, David Gower, Graham Gooch, and many other well-known. Mostly annotated. Most signed pages ‘back to back’. Fine (165)
The Saturday Magazine July 1835 to June 1837 (Vols. 7 to 10) uniformly bound into 4 volumes, quarto, red cloth with gilt leather title labels, complete with wood engravings. Clean texts. VG (4)
John Bull, Jan 1st to Dec 31st 1827, a bound volume, folio, half-leather, lacking backstrip, hinges cracked; mostly VG internally but a few pages heavily toned, first few pages loose, index creased.
John Bull, Jan 6th to Dec 29th 1828, a bound volume, folio, half-leather worn; VG internally; includes Index.
The London Gazette for the Year 1808, bound volume, small folio, full buckram, gilt leather title, worn & dust-affected; first page of Jan 2nd issue grubby o/w fine internally.
The London Gazette for the Year 1805, bound volume, small folio, full buckram, gilt leather title, worn & dust-affected; few items removed including Trafalgar announcement.
Alberto Henrico de Sallengre Novus thesaurus antiquitatum romanarum, congestus ab Alberto Henrico de Sallengre, serenissimae principis arausionensis consiliario, cum figuris aneis, Henricum Du Sauzet, 1716-1719, folio, 3 volumes, contemp. full leather, very worn & requiring restoration; fine internally; 20 (of 21) full-page plates (one folding) including frontispiece to each volume; many other copper engravings in the text. (3)
Assortment including Mr Punch’s Golf Stories and Mr Punch with Rod and Gun, both quarter-leather, gilt; Flowers and Views of the Holy Land, olive-wood boards, VG; Hightown Rugby Union Club Photo Album 1950-51; Donald Tuck Transfers, Tower Press, 1950s, two examples, both complete; & other items.
Library of the late Major Wm. H. Lambert, Metropolitan Art Assn, New York, 1914, Parts 1 to 4, tall octavo catalogues, original wraps (frayed at periphery) each with a few photo-plates. Contents of each catalogue briefly entered in ink along the spines. The chief areas of interest are Abraham Lincoln, The American Civil War, and W.M. Thackeray, including important manuscript material. [Part 5, Collection of Portraits, not included]
The Kaleidoscope; or, Literary and Scientific Mirror: A Weekly Publication, 10th July 1821 to 2nd July 1822, a bound volume, modern cloth, gilt; complete with index; some pages affected by light damp-staining.
The Helmut N. Friedlaender Library, Parts 1 & 2, Christie’s, 2000-01, in d/jkts; The Library of William Foyle, Christie’s, 2000, 3 vols, s/bks; and a related work. 4to. Fine (6)
Willis’s Price Current of Literature & Monthly Book Advertiser, George Willis, 1847-1849, Catalogue Nos.1 to 24, bound together, 19th century cloth, modern title label; some minor fox marks, each catalogue with a vertical fold o/w VG.
The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure, Volumes 1 & 2, John Hinton, 1747-48, octavo, nicely rebound in full 20th Century calf, gilt, raised bands; folding county maps intact, but Vol. 1 lacks 3 plates (Windsor Castle, Stow/Eton, and Lord Somers) but has an extra plate at p.351 (Practical Chemistry), and Vol.2 lacks one plate (Polishing Plate Glass). Clean text, maps and plates. (2)
William Bell and George Ross A Dictionary and Digest of the Law of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1861, revised & expanded edition; quarto, 20th Cent three-quarter calf, gilt, a.e.g., fine; prize inscription of 1870; foxing to prelims o/w fine internally; 873pp
Antiquarian selection in need of rebinding including William Salmon Praxis Medica. The Practice of Physick, 1707; A Visit to London, William Darton, 1820, complete with plates, one folding; E. Hargrove The History of the Castle, Town, and Forest of Knaresborough, with Harrogate, and its Medicinal Waters, 1789, with 7 plates and folding Map. Mixed condition. (5)
Folio Society publications, all in slipcases; includes Sherlock Holmes set of 4 volumes. No internal inscriptions. Good to VF (13)