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Auction No 378, Wed 29th Aug 2018 12:00 BST

262 Lots (displaying 1 - 20)

Selection of 1950s/70s Comics, including "Famous Monsters of Filmland" No.1 (1958, Brook Str.)

Lot: 1

  • Auction Date: Wed 29th Aug 2018 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £70
SOLD £44
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Selection of 1950s/70s Comics, including Famous Monsters of Filmland No.1 (1958, Brook Str.), Fantastic Monsters of the Films No.1 (1962, Black Shield), Marvel Comics including Daredevil, Haunt of Horror, and others; fair to VG. (31)

Lance Thackeray "The Light Side of Egypt", A.& C. Black, 1908, 1st Edn, pictorial cloth a little worn

Lot: 2

  • Auction Date: Wed 29th Aug 2018 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £82
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Lance Thackeray The Light Side of Egypt, A.& C. Black, 1908, 1st Edn, pictorial cloth a little worn, spotting to half-title, 36 fine colour plates, and Thackeray’s The People of Egypt, 1910, 32 tipped-in colour plates, spine darkened & worn; C.F. Moberly Bell From Pharaoh to Fellah, 1888, pictorial cloth, VG; and another. (4)

Collection of 1920s snapshots of Iraq, views and ethnology, a numbered series with captions,

Lot: 3

  • Auction Date: Wed 29th Aug 2018 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £20 - £30
UNSOLD
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Collection of 1920s snapshots of Iraq, views and ethnology, a numbered series with captions, all laid down on album pages which are loosely inserted into a modern album. (49)

Laurence Housman "Stories from the Arabian Nights" illustrated by Edmund Dulac; Constance Rowlands "The Whimsy Book",

Lot: 4

  • Auction Date: Wed 29th Aug 2018 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £20 - £30
SOLD £32
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Laurence Housman Stories from the Arabian Nights illustrated by Edmund Dulac; Constance Rowlands The Whimsy Book, coloured litho plates, boards soiled; Walter Crane Pan Pipes, Routledge, 1883, boards bowed, internally good; and 4 others. Mixed condition (7)

Assorted softbacks and ephemera including 1937 ABC Railway Guide for Great Britain,

Lot: 5

  • Auction Date: Wed 29th Aug 2018 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £60
UNSOLD
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Assorted softbacks and ephemera including 1937 ABC Railway Guide for Great Britain, several Theatre Programmes, modern woven silk bookmarks, Winston Churchill pamphlet Here is the Course we Steer, 1945, the Dublin Police Gazette for Xmas Day 1885, etc. Fair to VF (Qty)

Manchester ephemera 1928-1960, mainly pre-1950; including Corporation Centenary Handbook 1938,

Lot: 6

  • Auction Date: Wed 29th Aug 2018 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
SOLD £34
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Manchester ephemera 1928-1960, mainly pre-1950; including Corporation Centenary Handbook 1938, What’s On in the City Jan. 1944, Duckworth & Co. Export Price List 1928, Diesel Timetable 1960 bewtween London Road and Oxford Road stations, etc. Good to VF. (8)

"The British Printer", 1900-1908, Raithby Lawrence & Co, a selection of nine different issues,

Lot: 7

  • Auction Date: Wed 29th Aug 2018 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £26
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The British Printer, 1900-1908, Raithby Lawrence & Co,  a selection of nine different issues, all with original pictorial wraps, one with spine partly frayed o/w fine; together with trade/reference works including Cotton Spinners Directory 1928-29 and The People’s Year Book 1922 and 1940 issued by the Co-Op. Good to VF (14 items)              

Victorian carte-de-visite photographs including footballer (corner damage), Christina Nilsson (soprano),

Lot: 8

  • Auction Date: Wed 29th Aug 2018 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
SOLD £30
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Victorian carte-de-visite photographs including footballer (corner damage), Christina Nilsson (soprano), soldiers (2), and many of children. Mostly good to fine. (43)

Box of Maps including 1920s to 1940s Ordnance Survey 1 inch (29, mostly Northern & S.W. England),

Lot: 9

  • Auction Date: Wed 29th Aug 2018 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £70
SOLD £40
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Box of Maps including 1920s to 1940s Ordnance Survey 1 inch (29, mostly Northern & S.W. England), some Bartholomew’s, 1950s London & other cities; plus two fine enamelled AA Car Badges 1940s/50s. Varied condition but mostly good to fine. (46 items)

The A.J. Valpy edition of Latin texts, 1820s/30s, octavo, full calf, gilt, some light wear, two with a board detached,

Lot: 10

  • Auction Date: Wed 29th Aug 2018 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £60 - £80
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The A.J. Valpy edition of Latin texts, 1820s/30s, octavo, full calf, gilt, some light wear, two with a board detached, some others with weak hinges, all part-sets or odd volumes. All with the bookplate of Sir Robert Shafto Adair. Fine internally. (30)

[Arthur Young] "The Farmer's letters to the people of England: containing the sentiments of a practical husbandman

Lot: 11

  • Auction Date: Wed 29th Aug 2018 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
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[Arthur Young] The Farmer's letters to the people of England: containing the sentiments of a practical husbandman, on various subjects of great importance [ ] to which are added, SYLVÆ: or occasional tracts on husbandry and rural economicsW. Nicoll, London, 1768, 2nd (enlarged) Edition; octavo, full contemporary calf, raised bands, gilt title; some wear, mainly to extremities, weak hinges; fine internally though lacks half-title. [4],482pp

Stephen Glynne "Notes on the Churches of Lancashire", Chetham Society, 1893, tall quarto, large paper copy

Lot: 12

  • Auction Date: Wed 29th Aug 2018 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £20 - £30
SOLD £20
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Stephen Glynne Notes on the Churches of Lancashire, Chetham Society, 1893, tall quarto, large paper copy and one of only three printed, with Chetham’s presentation label on pastedown; original blind-tooled and gilt cloth, VG; vii,127pp. A related pamphlet loosely inserted.

"War Statutes" 1914-1918, a collection of 127 Acts of Parliament concerning World War I,

Lot: 13

  • Auction Date: Wed 29th Aug 2018 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £60
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War Statutes 1914-1918, a collection of 127 Acts of Parliament concerning World War I, stitch-bound with a limp cloth cover, the acts preceded by a 6pp typed list of contents. VG

William Shakespeare "The Merry Wives of Windsor", illustrated by Hugh Thomson, Heinemann, 1910

Lot: 14

  • Auction Date: Wed 29th Aug 2018 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
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William Shakespeare The Merry Wives of Windsor, illustrated by Hugh Thomson, Heinemann, 1910, quarto, original gilt cloth, prize bookplate, gilt armorial design added to front cover; 40 fine tipped-in tissue-guarded colour plates; few text pages with minor foxing. VG   

Minute Book of the Ribblesdale Cricket League, Lancashire, 1953-1966; quarto, half-leather,

Lot: 15

  • Auction Date: Wed 29th Aug 2018 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £60 - £100
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Minute Book of the Ribblesdale Cricket League, Lancashire, 1953-1966; quarto, half-leather, gilt, some wear; fine internally, comprising 83pp of manuscript entries, written in a clear hand.

Collection of colour 35mm photographic slides, 1960s to 1990s, of Military Aircraft, world-wide,

Lot: 16

  • Auction Date: Wed 29th Aug 2018 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £200 - £250
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Collection of colour 35mm photographic slides, 1960s to 1990s, of Military Aircraft, world-wide, with much British & American, plus some b/w ‘restricted’ types of 1954. Sold with copyright. Many with annotations on mounts.VG quality (c.1150) 

Bus & Coach leaflets, brochures etc, 1960s to 1990s, with much 1970s/80s, chiefly timetable alterations,

Lot: 17

  • Auction Date: Wed 29th Aug 2018 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £60
SOLD £48
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Bus & Coach leaflets, brochures etc, 1960s to 1990s, with much 1970s/80s, chiefly timetable alterations, revised and new services, etc; country-wide, mainly good to VF (500)        

Collection of 35mm colour slides of UK Railway Locomotives, 1961 to 1990s, with good range of the last of BR Steam,

Lot: 18

  • Auction Date: Wed 29th Aug 2018 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £250 - £300
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Collection of 35mm colour slides of UK Railway Locomotives, 1961 to 1990s, with good range of the last of BR Steam, early Diesels, and modern traction. VG quality and an original lot photographed by a skilled enthusiast. Many with annotations on mounts. (1,115)

Bus & Tram history & nostalgia, a collection of 1960s to 2000 softback publications

Lot: 19

  • Auction Date: Wed 29th Aug 2018 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £60
SOLD £34
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Bus & Tram history & nostalgia, a collection of 1960s to 2000 softback publications, many of local history interest. Mainly VG/VF (46)

UK Bus & Coach leaflets & pamphlets, with many timetables but including excursions, new & revised services, etc;

Lot: 20

  • Auction Date: Wed 29th Aug 2018 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £100 - £130
SOLD £105
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UK Bus & Coach leaflets & pamphlets, with many timetables but including excursions, new & revised services, etc; most are 1960s to 1990s with some earlier noted. Includes window notices. Fair to VF (abt.470)