British & American Actors, a selection of signed 10x8” Photos, including Alec Baldwin, Anthony Head, David Duchovny, Daniel Massey, Edward Fox, George Takei (with C.of A.) and other well-known. Fair to VF (10)
Selection of signed actors’ photos, 10x8”, including Johnny Briggs, John Nettles, Paul Hogan, Patrick Stewart, Larry Hagman, and Jason Donovan. Four with C.of.A. Good to fine. (10)
British & American Actresses, a selection of signed 10x8” Photos, including Catherine Zeta Jones, Holly Hunter, Jacqueline Bisset, Mary Tyler Moore, Patsy Kensit and other well-known. Five with C.of A.VG/VF (10)
Assorted autographs including Roger Bannister, Lord Denning, and Claudia Schiffer signed pages; Marcel Marceau signed flier; Brian Rix (ALS); and Lord Bernard Weatherill (TLS). VG/VF (10)
Lester Piggott & Willie Carson: a signed 200th Anniversary of the Derby FDC, with special postmark. Fine
Richard Todd: set of 5 Dambusters commemorative covers, each illustrated with a different scene from the film, and each signed by the actor. Fine.
Leonard Cheshire VC and Bob Bateson DSO: a signed 1975 Mosquito flown cover, additionally signed by Air Cdr.Chisholm, and two others. Fine
Leonard Cheshire VC: a signed 1990 Benham Battle of Britain commemorative cover. VF
Folio Society publications in slipcases including boxed sets of Graham Greene The Complete Entertainments (6 vols) and Pepys Diary (3 vols).; plus Anthony Powell A Dance to the Music of Time Vols 1 & 2, and others. VG/VF (16)
A teenager’s hand-written & illustrated journal of 1942, describing her exploits with her friends & sister, written in a good clear hand by Blanche Milgate of Gnosal, Staffordshire, with a contribution from her friend Rose. Includes 11 full pages of watercolour cartoons, 35 full pages of text, and a poster tipped-in for a performance of "The Little Bears" Concert Party which they staged at the parish hall. In a hardbound exercise book. VG condition.
H.M. Beasley Beasley v Culbertson….the International Bridge Match 1933, Hutchinson; Ely Culbertson Contract Bridge Championship of 1933, News-Chronicle; both with original printed cloth, somewhat faded; former with few pencil annotations o/w fine internally. (2)
J.G. Wood The Illustrated Natural History, Routledge 1872-75, set of 3 volumes, original pictorial cloth, gilt, marble-edged, good,many wood-engravings; private library blind-stamp of Robert Ratcliffe at foot of title pages.
Children’s 1930s illustrated (4) with colour plates by Charles Robinson, Margaret Tarrant, Harry Theaker and others;Girl’s Own Annual for 1894 (spine partly detached) and 1889; Boy’s Own Annual 1912 (orig. pictorial cloth); The Private Diaries of Alison Uttley 1932-1971; and four others. Varied condition, fair to fine. (12)
Phaedrus Phaedri Augusti Liberti Fabulae Aesopiae, A.J. Valpy, 1822, 2 vols (bound into one), contemporary full leather, gilt, some light wear, a.e.g.; bookplate of Robert Shafto Adair, neat ownership signature top of title page. Fine internally. 756pp plus index.
Collection of Industrial Archaeology (9) and Coalmining history, mostly in dustjackets; many published by David & Charles. Mainly VG/Fine. (18)
The Letters of Thomas Langton, Flax Merchant of Kirkham, 1771-1788, Chetham Society 1994; Nicholas Blundell’s Diary 1702-1728, 1968 -1972, 3 volumes; Barry Coward The Stanleys 1385-1672, 1983; and other West Lancashire history, mostly published by the Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, all bar two in d/jkts (one with a tear). Ownership signatures. Good to fine. (14)
Stephen Collins James Crossley: A Manchester Man of Letters, 2012; David Hodgkins The Diary of Edward Watkin, 2013;and other Manchester related titles, all h/bk (bar one), six in fine d/jkts. (9)
Crown Pleas of the Lancashire Eyre 1292, Record Soc. of Lancs & Cheshire, 2014-15, 3 Vols; Gratton The Parliamentarian and Royalist War Effort in Lancashire 1642-1651, Chetham Society 2010; and other Lancashire History, all in good/VF d/jkts, several with ownership signature. (13)
The Charters of the Anglo-Norman Earls of Chester c.1071-1237, 1988; Wrenbury Wills and Inventories 1542-1661, 2009; and other Cheshire history, all h/bks in VG/VF d/jkts, mostly publications of The Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire. Ownership signatures. (18)
W. Cubbon A Bibliographical Account of Works Relating to the Isle of Man, Oxford, 1933-39, two vols, orig.gilt cloth, VG; and J.R. Dickinson The Lordships of Man Under the Stanleys, Chetham Society, 1996, in fine d/jkt. (3)