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Auction No 408, Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST

220 Lots (displaying 1 - 20)

19th Century to 1930s Greetings Cards, including two Victorian Valentines, and a few of military interest. Fair to VF (30)

Lot: 1

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £20 - £30
SOLD £36
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19th Century to 1930s Greetings Cards, including two Victorian Valentines, and a few of military interest. Fair to VF (30)

Robert Watt "Bibliotheca Britannica; or A General Index to British and Foreign Literature", Archibald Constable & Co., 1824, First Edition,

Lot: 2

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
SOLD £30
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Robert Watt Bibliotheca Britannica; or A General Index to British and Foreign Literature, Archibald Constable & Co., 1824, First Edition, four volume set, quarto, ex-library, bound in 20th Century cloth with library markings to spines, stamps to front pastedowns and top edge of textblocks; some foxing to titles & half-titles; good clean text. (4)

Collection of Wax Seals, 18th and early-19th Century, culled from letters and documents, housed in a modern album;

Lot: 3

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
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Collection of Wax Seals, 18th and early-19th Century, culled from letters and documents, housed in a modern album; one seal attached to the engraved frontispiece of the music publisher Louis Leoni Lee. A few items damaged but mostly VG/VF. (171)

Scrapbook of the London Bookseller R. Ridgill Trout, late-1920s & 1930s, comprising photographs (28), half-tone prints (6), brochures (4),

Lot: 4

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £80 - £120
SOLD £70
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Scrapbook of the London Bookseller R. Ridgill Trout, late-1920s & 1930s, comprising photographs (28), half-tone prints (6), brochures (4), correspondence (18), newscuttings & other ephemera, all tipped-in or laid down but o/w in good condition; the quarto size scrapbook in a poor half-leather binding, front cover detached. (Qty)

Works on Book Printing plus four on bookbinders including "Book Types from Clowes", William Clowes, 1950, in frayed d/jkt;

Lot: 5

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £70
SOLD £30
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Works on Book Printing plus four on bookbinders including Book Types from Clowes, William Clowes, 1950, in frayed d/jkt; Arthur Hawkes The Birchley Hall Secret Press, 1926, orig.wraps, inscribed by the author, bound in library cloth, gilt; Fred Smeijers Counter Punch, Hyphen Press, 1996; Dorothy Harrop A History of the Gregynog Press, 1980, inscribed by the author; and related. Mainly VG to VF, nine in d/jkts (one ex-library). (27)

A.W. Pollard (Ed.) "The Library, a Quarterly Review of Bibliography - Transactions of the Bibliographical Society", 1920-1930, a set of 10 volumes,

Lot: 6

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £70
SOLD £86
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A.W. Pollard (Ed.) The Library, a Quarterly Review of Bibliography – Transactions of the Bibliographical Society, 1920-1930, a set of 10 volumes, ex. Birkbeck College library, printed cloth; and a duplicate volume for 1925/26 in publisher's quarter-cloth, uncut two sides. VG/Fine (11)

Nigel Tattersfield "Bookplates of Thomas Bewick", 1999, in d/jkt, fine, and "Thomas Bewick: The Complete Illustrative Work", 2011, 3 vol.set

Lot: 7

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
SOLD £46
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Nigel Tattersfield Bookplates of Thomas Bewick, 1999, in d/jkt, fine, and Thomas Bewick: The Complete Illustrative Work, 2011, 3 vol.set in slipcase, the slipcase bumped at one corner (affects one corner of vol.3); and other related items.   

Various works on Publishing houses and Booksellers including "The House of Jarrolds 1823-1923", and A. Edward Newton "End Papers" 1933,

Lot: 8

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £26
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Various works on Publishing houses and Booksellers including The House of Jarrolds 1823-1923, and A. Edward Newton End Papers 1933, signed limited edition; of the others two are ex-library. Mostly VG/VF (18)   

Victorian Photograph Album (without photos) intended for Sporting mementos with attractive illustrated pages, quarto, full leather with metal clasp,

Lot: 9

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
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Victorian Photograph Album (without photos) intended for Sporting mementos with attractive illustrated pages, quarto, full leather with metal clasp, VG; plus a partly filled 19th Century scrap album with printed pages; and two commonplace books of drawings & verses. Fair to VG (4)

"Flowers and Views of the Holy Land", 1900s/1920s, a selection of four different all with pressed flowers and coloured views,

Lot: 10

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £60
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Flowers and Views of the Holy Land, 1900s/1920s, a selection of four different all with pressed flowers and coloured views, all bound in olive-wood boards, two showing slight cracking to the boards o/w fine. (4)   

Carton of ephemera and softback publications; with many greetings cards & photos from late-19th Century, trade catalogues,

Lot: 11

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £60
SOLD £115
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Carton of ephemera and softback publications; with many greetings cards & photos from late-19th Century, trade catalogues, many cigarette & trade cards including Ogden Guinea Golds in old slot-in album, and other items. Mixed condition. (Some 100s)

Guinness Publications, a selection of softbacks including "The Guinness Alice", 1933 (1st Edn); "Alice Versary", 1959; "The Guinness Legends", 1934;

Lot: 12

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £70 - £100
SOLD £120
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Guinness Publications, a selection of softbacks including The Guinness Alice, 1933 (1st Edn); Alice Versary, 1959; The Guinness Legends, 1934; The Guinness Scrapbook, 1937; Hobby Horses, 1938; and similar of which six have a small ink annotation on front or internally. Fair to VF (17)

Snaffles (Charles Johnson Payne) "More Bandobast", Collins, 1936, 12 colour plates, VG; Harry A. Franck "Vagabonding Down the Andes", 1917,

Lot: 13

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £70 - £90
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Snaffles (Charles Johnson Payne) More Bandobast, Collins, 1936, 12 colour plates, VG; Harry A. Franck Vagabonding Down the Andes, 1917, inscribed by the author, map torn & other faults; Bernt Balchen Come North With Me, 1959, 1st UK Edn in VG d/jkt; The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen, Newnes, 1899, illustrated by Helen Stratton, rebound in gilt cloth; and two others. Varied condition. (6) 

Armorial Bookplates, an impressive collection from 18th Century in four albums, mostly 19th Century, some later, presented on album pages

Lot: 14

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £280 - £320
SOLD £510
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Armorial Bookplates, a an impressive collection from 18th Century in four albums, mostly 19th Century, some later, presented on album pages (with corner mounts). Largely VG/VF (203). Together with Edward Almack Bookplates, Methuen, 1904.

J. A. Cole (compiler, freeman of Norwich): large Scrap Albums, two volumes, compiled 1845-1880s, with numerous chromo-litho scraps,

Lot: 15

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £150 - £250
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J. A. Cole (compiler, freeman of Norwich): large Scrap Albums, two volumes, compiled 1845-1880s, with numerous chromo-litho scraps, steel and wood engravings with many hand-coloured, few photos, etc, some pages removed, 564 sides remain, a few items removed or damaged but very largely intact. Includes complete sequence of 10 hand-coloured plates “The old woman tossed up in a basket”. Many attractive items. Bindings are worn half-leather. (These are Vols 2 and 4 of four or more volumes)

Folio Society publications (19) all bar one in slipcases, fine condition, the slipcases mainly VG/VF (one with a split); plus a few other books. (22)

Lot: 16

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £20
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Folio Society publications (19) all bar one in slipcases, fine condition, the slipcases mainly VG/VF (one with a split); plus a few other books. (22)  

Folio Society publications, five lacking slipcases (one ex-library), with some mixed condition but mostly VG/VF. (35)

Lot: 17

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £20
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Folio Society publications, five lacking slipcases (one ex-library), with some mixed condition but mostly VG/VF. (35)

Early Engravings on wood or copper, a collection mounted on old album pages, many taken from books including printers' colophons,

Lot: 18

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £70 - £80
SOLD £40
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Early Engravings on wood or copper, a collection mounted on old album pages, many taken from books including printers' colophons, many attractive designs and very good condition. (23)

Assortment including original 1960s “Beatles” commemorative ceramic dish; a 1974 Fire Engine PHQ card PU with FDI cancel;

Lot: 19

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
SOLD £20
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Assortment including original 1960s “Beatles” commemorative ceramic dish; a 1974 Fire Engine PHQ card PU with FDI cancel; a bundle of Olivia glamour trading cards; few FDCs etc. (Qty)

A collection of books on the Third Reich, political & military, mostly in d/jkts, VG/VF condition. (18)

Lot: 20

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £20 - £30
SOLD £36
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A collection of books on the Third Reich, political & military, mostly in d/jkts, VG/VF condition. (18)