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Auction No 390, Wed 19th Feb 2020 12:00 GMT

234 Lots (displaying 1 - 20)

Children’s Transformation books of the 1890s published by Ernest Nister, comprising "Our Darling’s Surprise Pictures",

Lot: 1

  • Auction Date: Wed 19th Feb 2020 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £150 - £180
SOLD £120
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Children’s Transformation books of the 1890s published by Ernest Nister, comprising Our Darling’s Surprise Pictures, tall quarto, pictorial boards marked & grubby, complete with all 8 lever-change chromo-lithographs in good working order, few leaves loose, rear endpaper torn & in pieces; and In and Out Round About: A Book of Transformation Pictures, octavo, pictorial boards, VG, most of the 6 lever-change pictures needing repair or attention. Prize bookplates of 1896-1897 from Lord Vernon’s Schools, Poynton, Macclesfield, on front endpapers. (2)  

"Letters of Edward Fitzgerald", Macmillan, 1894, 2 vols; and "Letters of Edward Fitzgerald to Fanny Kemble 1871-1883", Richard Bentley, 1895;

Lot: 2

  • Auction Date: Wed 19th Feb 2020 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
SOLD £20
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Letters of Edward Fitzgerald, Macmillan, 1894, 2 vols; and Letters of Edward Fitzgerald to Fanny Kemble 1871-1883, Richard Bentley, 1895; uniformly bound in half-vellum, gilt, bookplates of E.L. de Rothschild. VG (3)    

Oliver Wendell Holmes "Autocrat at the Breakfast Table", "The Poet at the Breakfast Table", and "Professor at the Breakfast Table",

Lot: 3

  • Auction Date: Wed 19th Feb 2020 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £20 - £30
SOLD £15
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Oliver Wendell Holmes Autocrat at the Breakfast Table, The Poet at the Breakfast Table, and Professor at the Breakfast Table, William Paterson, 3 vols, half-polished calf over marbled boards, red & black titles, gilt; bookplates of F. Reddaway; t.e.g.; VG (3)

John Payne "The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night", Villon Society, 1882, 9 volumes, No.181 of 500 printed; and "Tales from the Arabic",

Lot: 4

  • Auction Date: Wed 19th Feb 2020 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £100 - £130
SOLD £76
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John Payne The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Villon Society, 1882, 9 volumes, No.181 of 500 printed; and Tales from the Arabic, Villon Society, 1884, 3 volumes, No.437 of 500; uniformly bound in superb full red morocco, gilt; t.e.g., uncut elsewhere. Occasional minor foxing o/w fine. (12)  

French Literature published by Imprimerie Nationale, 1970s/80s in full leather bindings, gilt, VG/fine. (7)

Lot: 5

  • Auction Date: Wed 19th Feb 2020 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
SOLD £15
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French Literature published by Imprimerie Nationale, 1970s/80s in full leather bindings, gilt, VG/fine. (7)

Rudyard Kipling "Rewards & Fairies", Macmillan, London, 1910, orig. gilt cloth, VG, uncut two sides, one of 775 issued; spotting to endpapers.

Lot: 6

  • Auction Date: Wed 19th Feb 2020 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
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Rudyard Kipling Rewards & Fairies, Macmillan, London, 1910, orig. gilt cloth, VG, uncut two sides, one of 775 issued; spotting to endpapers. This edition includes the first appearance of his poem “If” (pp.195/196). B/w plates. Fine internally

Carton containing many Railway photographs, rail & bus tickets, cigarette & trade cards including Brooke Bond "Wild Flowers" 1955

Lot: 7

  • Auction Date: Wed 19th Feb 2020 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £60
SOLD £125
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Carton containing many Railway photographs, rail & bus tickets, cigarette & trade cards including Brooke Bond Wild Flowers 1955 (laid down in special album), plus theatre programmes, foreign FDCs, and sundry ephemera. Mostly good condition. (8 kilos)

Photographs of Thailand 1919, all PC size, good quality, various views, mostly Bangkok, brief annotations on reverse. VG. (13)

Lot: 8

  • Auction Date: Wed 19th Feb 2020 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
SOLD £20
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Photographs of Thailand 1919, all PC size, good quality, various views, mostly Bangkok, brief annotations on reverse. VG. (13)

Photos, Greetings Cards and Pattreiouex Cigarette Cards; includes seventy-four 6 x 4.5” 1900s photos taken at Invercannie & area

Lot: 9

  • Auction Date: Wed 19th Feb 2020 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £76
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Photos, Greetings Cards and Pattreiouex Cigarette Cards; includes seventy-four 6 x 4.5” 1900s photos taken at Invercannie & area laid down in album. Over 2 kilos. (Qty)

Carton of photos & ephemera; including good 1910 album of Derbyshire snapshots, fine large folding cloth-backed map of the Mediterranean,

Lot: 10

  • Auction Date: Wed 19th Feb 2020 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £60
SOLD £96
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Carton of photos & ephemera; including good 1910 album of Derbyshire snapshots, fine large folding cloth-backed map of the Mediterranean, various programmes, radio playscripts submitted to the BBC, etc. Fair to VF. (8.5 kilos).  

Photographs from 19th Century to 1950s, large qty. in albums and loose; includes album of Speedway photos (23, some creased),

Lot: 11

  • Auction Date: Wed 19th Feb 2020 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £92
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Photographs from 19th Century to 1950s, large qty. in albums and loose; includes album of Speedway photos (23, some creased), including several action shots. Mixed condition. (approx. 4.8 kilos)

Softbacks, programmes etc, much 1950s/60s; includes Football, Cruise Liners brochures, Moulin Rouge and Ice Follies,

Lot: 12

  • Auction Date: Wed 19th Feb 2020 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
SOLD £120
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Softbacks, programmes etc, much 1950s/60s; includes Football, Cruise Liners brochures, Moulin Rouge and Ice Follies, London Palladium, some photos of entertainers, John Lennon tribute publications. Fair to fine. (5.3 kilos)

Exhibition publicity labels of the 1930s especially USA, Manchester and London; plus 1958 Brussels Exhibition illustrated h/b in d/jkt.

Lot: 13

  • Auction Date: Wed 19th Feb 2020 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £42
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Exhibition publicity labels of the 1930s especially USA, Manchester and London; plus 1958 Brussels Exhibition illustrated h/b in d/jkt. VG/VF (120 items)    

Softback publications, documents, and printed ephemera, wide variety, late-19th Century to 1970s. Includes comics, calendars,

Lot: 14

  • Auction Date: Wed 19th Feb 2020 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
SOLD £62
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Softback publications, documents, and printed ephemera, wide variety, late-19th Century to 1970s. Includes comics, calendars, programmes, billheads, guides etc. Varied condition. (3 kilos)         

Box of Prints with many large flower plates, art reproductions, plates from books, sundry maps etc. Late-19th & 20th Century.

Lot: 15

  • Auction Date: Wed 19th Feb 2020 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £20 - £30
SOLD £10
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Box of Prints with many large flower plates, art reproductions, plates from books, sundry maps etc. Late-19th & 20th Century. Fair to VF. (c.250)

Acts of Parliament, 18th & 19th Century, wide range of subjects. Disbound o/w VG. (approx 110)

Lot: 16

  • Auction Date: Wed 19th Feb 2020 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £36
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Acts of Parliament, 18th & 19th Century, wide range of subjects. Disbound o/w VG. (approx 110)

Selection including Nathaniel West "The Day of the Locust", Grey Walls Press, 1951, 1st UK Edn in VG d/jkt;

Lot: 17

  • Auction Date: Wed 19th Feb 2020 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £86
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Selection including Nathaniel West The Day of the Locust, Grey Walls Press, 1951, 1st UK Edn in VG d/jkt; Anne Frank The Diary of a Young Girl, Doubleday, 1952, 1st U.S. Edn. in slightly chipped d/jkt; A Handbook to the Poetry of Rudyard Kipling, 1914, VG; and various others. Fair to fine. (7)

Selection of books illustrated by H.M. Brock, C.E. Brock or Hugh Thomson. VG/Fine (7)

Lot: 18

  • Auction Date: Wed 19th Feb 2020 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £20 - £30
SOLD £15
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Selection of books illustrated by H.M. Brock, C.E. Brock or Hugh Thomson. VG/Fine (7)

Softback publications and pamphlets, 1907-1985, chiefly 1930s to 1960s, including political, Pidjin, Liverpool Bus Timetable 1937,

Lot: 19

  • Auction Date: Wed 19th Feb 2020 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £60
SOLD £46
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Softback publications and pamphlets, 1907-1985, chiefly 1930s to 1960s, including political, Pidjin, Liverpool Bus Timetable 1937, railways, philosophy etc. Good to VF (44)

A selection of small h/b books, 1890s to 1981, chiefly 1920s/50s, five with d/jkts, including Manchester interest, humour, poetry;

Lot: 20

  • Auction Date: Wed 19th Feb 2020 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £20 - £30
SOLD £22
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A selection of small h/b books, 1890s to 1981, chiefly 1920s/50s, five with d/jkts, including Manchester interest, humour, poetry; some illustrated. Good to VF (17)