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

220 Lots (displaying 21 - 40)

C. Northcote Parkinson "Edward Pellew, Viscount Exmouth, Admiral of the Red", Methuen, 1934, 1st Edn.,in a fine complete d/jkt;

Lot: 21

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £70
SOLD £80
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C. Northcote Parkinson Edward Pellew, Viscount Exmouth, Admiral of the Red, Methuen, 1934, 1st Edn., in a fine complete d/jkt; endpapers partly browned o/w fine internally; signed & inscribed by the author to the Dame of Sark, 1961. 478pp

Edward Kennedy: ink-signed 11 x 8.5” colour photograph, dated 1987. Some creasing.

Lot: 22

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
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Edward Kennedy: ink-signed 11 x 8.5” colour photograph, dated 1987. Some creasing.

Acts of Parliament, George III, 1800s, a disbound collection in o/w good condition. Apparently all-different. (195)

Lot: 23

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £80 - £120
SOLD £140
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Acts of Parliament, George III, 1800s, a disbound collection in o/w good condition. Apparently all-different. (195)

[G. N. Wright] and Thomas Allom (illustrator) "The Chinese Empire Historical and Descriptive illustrating the Manners and Customs of the Chinese

Lot: 24

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £400 - £500
SOLD £350
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[G. N. Wright] and Thomas Allom (illustrator) The Chinese Empire Historical and Descriptive illustrating the Manners and Customs of the Chinese in a series of Steel Engravings, London Printing and Publishing Co., c.1860, new edition; in the 8 issued parts with original pictorial wraps, three with covers marked or chipped, plates rather loose, one part disbound; old library labels to inside front covers; the 132 tissue-guarded plates in fine condition, few text pages foxed. Lacking Maps.

F.M. Morris "A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland", William Mackenzie, [1866-88],

Lot: 25

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £80 - £120
SOLD £60
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F.M. Morris A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, William Mackenzie, [1866-88], quarto, six vols, in the publisher's elaborate gilt cloth, front board of vol.1 near detached, others worn at exremities; complete with the 240 colour plates; some occasional spotting to text and the tissue-guards. Ownership signature to front pastedowns. One plate torn through margin. (6)  

Edwin Arnold "The Light of Asia, or the Great Renunciation", Kegan Paul, 1908, special edition bound in full vellum, gilt, slightly marked o/w VG;

Lot: 26

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
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Edwin Arnold The Light of Asia, or the Great Renunciation, Kegan Paul, 1908, special edition bound in full vellum, gilt, slightly marked o/w VG; top edge gilt, uncut elsewhere; light browning to endpapers and the margins of the tissue-guarded photogravure plates. 

Shane Leslie "The Cuckoo Clock and other poems", 1987, tall quarto, original gilt cloth, illustrated by Iris Leslie with four coloured lithographs

Lot: 27

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £150 - £200
SOLD £210
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Shane Leslie The Cuckoo Clock and other poems, 1987, tall quarto, original gilt cloth, illustrated by Iris Leslie with four coloured lithographs and hand-coloured illustrations throughout; signed & inscribed by the illustrator. One of 150 produced. The limitation page indicates that the hand-coloured illustrations were to be confined to 50 other copies bound in morocco; however this copy appears to have been especially coloured by Iris Leslie who has inscribed this copy to “Dopsy”, evidently a new family member, as the name of Luke Daniel has been added in ink to the list of Shane Leslie's great grandchildren on the dedication page; in addition a photograph of an oil painting of the author has been laid down on the front pastedown. A unique copy in fine condition.

"The Child Lovers’ Calendar", Chatto & Windus, 1908; pocket-size, original gilt cloth with pictorial onlay; endpapers browned o/w fine;

Lot: 28

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
SOLD £30
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The Child Lovers' Calendar, Chatto & Windus, 1908; pocket-size, original gilt cloth with pictorial onlay; endpapers browned o/w fine; 12 colour plates by Amelia Bauerle; diary entry & memoranda pages unused.

Raymond Briggs "When the Wind Blows", Penguin, 1983, 2nd printing, pictorial wraps, signed & inscribed by the author in year of publication. VF

Lot: 29

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £54
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Raymond Briggs When the Wind Blows, Penguin, 1983, 2nd printing, pictorial wraps, signed & inscribed by the author in year of publication. VF

Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York: a selection of ink-signed items comprising "Moments: Reflections in words and pictures", First Edn in d/jkt;

Lot: 30

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £60
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Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York: a selection of ink-signed items comprising Moments: Reflections in words and pictures, First Edn in d/jkt; and three 6 x 8” photographs. Fine (4)

Allen Ginsberg: ink-signed promotional card, the card issued by his agent. PC size. Signed with fibre pen. Fine

Lot: 31

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £30
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Allen Ginsberg: ink-signed promotional card, the card issued by his agent. PC size. Signed with fibre pen. Fine

Jessie M. King (Illustrator): "Poems of Shelley" and "Poems of Spenser", Caxton Publishing [1900s] sm.octavo, in quarter-leather gilt bindings,

Lot: 32

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
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Jessie M. King (Illustrator): Poems of Shelley and Poems of Spenser, Caxton Publishing [1900s] sm.octavo, in quarter-leather gilt bindings, spines worn & frayed; fine internally, each with b/w frontispiece and 8 colour plates by Jessie M. King.           

Louis Wain "A Cat Alphabet and Picture-Book for Little Folk", Blackie & Son, [1914], orig. boards with pictorial onlay, worn & soiled;

Lot: 33

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £100 - £150
SOLD £135
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Louis Wain A Cat Alphabet and Picture-Book for Little Folk, Blackie & Son, [1914], orig. boards with pictorial onlay, worn & soiled; all pages loose but complete and clean with 33 full-page colour illustrations and three coloured vignettes. Part of text scratched away at foot of one page.

Louis Wain "Daddy Cat", Dodge Publishing Co., New York [c.1915], orig. cloth-covered boards with pictorial onlay;

Lot: 34

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £70 - £100
SOLD £92
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Louis Wain Daddy Cat, Dodge Publishing Co., New York [c.1915], orig. cloth-covered boards with pictorial onlay; the text detached with loose pages, comprising 32 full-page illustrations (all bar one in colour) plus two vignettes (one in colour); two leaves torn & in need of repair, two others with piece missing from lower corner; six pages have a small stain.

"Louis Wain’s Annual 1915", John F. Shaw, orig. pictorial wraps, worn, rear cover detached and with a corner missing, spine partly chipped away;

Lot: 35

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £60 - £80
SOLD £40
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Louis Wain's Annual 1915, John F. Shaw, orig. pictorial wraps, worn, rear cover detached and with a corner missing, spine partly chipped away; 1917 gift inscription top of contents page; VG internally with all text, illustrations & adverts at front plus six superb colour plates. Few brown marks to text.

Conrad Veidt: an ink-signed photographic PPC by Ross. Small corner crease lower left o/w fine;

Lot: 36

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £70
SOLD £42
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Conrad Veidt: an ink-signed photographic PPC by Ross. Small corner crease lower left o/w fine; and Luise Rainer ink-signed promotional brochure dated 1978, VG. (2)  

Mae West and Bette Davis: vintage ink-signed photographs, 7x5”, latter with small adhesion on reverse o/w fine. (2)

Lot: 37

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £60
SOLD £58
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Mae West and Bette Davis: vintage ink-signed photographs, 7x5”, latter with small adhesion on reverse o/w fine. (2)  

"Picturegoer" magazines, 1952-1956, all featuring Marilyn Monroe on the front cover. VG/Fine. (5 different)

Lot: 38

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
SOLD £30
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Picturegoer magazines, 1952-1956, all featuring Marilyn Monroe on the front cover. VG/Fine. (5 different)

Gilbert & George: a selection of ink-signed postcards, 1977-2021. Fine (6 different)

Lot: 39

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £66
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Gilbert & George: a selection of ink-signed postcards, 1977-2021. Fine (6 different)

Gilbert & George signed exhibition catalogues comprising "The Rudimentary Pictures", 1999, and "Nine Dark Pictures", 2002.

Lot: 40

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Apr 2022 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £60
SOLD £56
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Gilbert & George signed exhibition catalogues comprising The Rudimentary Pictures, 1999, and Nine Dark Pictures, 2002. Signed on the inside of the front covers. Fine. (2)