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Carton of ephemera and mixed collectables, 1900s to 1980s, including Lemco recipe books (3), packs of playing cards, unused trade card albums (especially Brooke Bond Canada) and assorted items most of a promotional/advertising nature. (Qty.) (7 kilos)
Carton of mostly softback publications, plus many leaflets, chiefly Railway and Motoring related, including preserved lines, manuals, etc. Also some religion with biographies (these ex-library). Includes publishers' publicity ephemera. 1940s/1960s. (135+)
Softback publications, mostly 1920s/30s academic papers on Aerodynamics and Seismic Activity, British, American and German, most with front covers dust-affected o/w VG. (69)
Carton of mainly softback publications, 1920s/1990s, with recipe books, railway history, model making, few military, etc. Mostly 1950s/80s. Mainly good to fine. (44)
Mainly softback publications, 1920s to modern, with local history, construction & decoration, booksellers' catalogues (mainly civil engineering), literary history, etc. Fair to fine. (70)
Box of Guide Books, 1920s to modern, plus miscellaneous others including horology and card games. Mainly good to fine. (33)
Largely softback publications with many guide books, plus various 1940s/50s issues of Lilliput and Men Only, and miscellaneous others. Includes 1934 accounts book of J.B.Widden, Highgate family butchers (leather bound). Mainly good to fine. (85)
Box of small books on a wide variety of subjects, mostly softbacks, including guides, local history, railway, photography, five novels, biographies. 1900s to modern. A few ex-library. Fair to fine (45)
Box of Academic Papers, 1920s/30s, with works on seismology, mathematics, biology, oceanography, ecology etc, chiefly British, some German and American; varied condition with some having punched filing holes; many covers dust-affected o/w good/VG. (146)
Assorted titles including A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain Vols. 1, 4, 6 and 14, and other railway interest; Secret History of the Court of England from the Accession of George the Third to the Death of George the Fourth, Reynold's Newspapers , half-morocco, gilt; and a variety of others. Fair to fine. (19)
Four Victorian Scrap Albums (two large) with many 100s of chromo-litho scraps, greetings cards, engravings etc, all laid down; together with a number of loose scraps in plastic folders. Varied condition.
19th Century illustrated works, mostly topographical (though one devoted to birds), all with steel or wood engravings; includes S.C.Hall Ireland, its Scenery, Character, &c., volumes 2 & 3 (of 3), ex-library; The Ports, Harbours, Watering Places, and Picturesque Scenery of Great Britain, Virtue & Co, Vol.1 (of 2) with 130 engraved plates; etc. Mixed condition. (14)
20th Century illustrated works, all with plates, including Jessie M. King, Kay Nielsen, Mabel Lucie Attwell, Lawson Wood, Cecil Aldin, A.E. Kerr (A Dunleary Legend), and others. Mixed condition. (10)
Embroidered silk cloth for a small table inscribed Gibraltar Present with crossed flags. VG
Leather Bindings. The Encyclopaedia Britannica 1962, 18 of 24 volumes (including Map volume) and the Britannica Events of the Year 1961-69 complete, all bound in matching full morocco by the Dorstel Press of Harlow, gilt with raised bands, and gilt edged; some volumes have a light tape stain to the endpapers o/w a fine and attractive group of shelf-fillers. (27 volumes)
A folio size Scrap Album 1870s/1890s of United States origin with an impressive range of chromo-litho Trade Cards, greetings cards with novelty types, bookmarks, prints etc. Includes Church & Dwight Beautiful Birds of America 1894 (6, size M) and other better. All laid down but o/w VG/Fine. Many attractive items. Some pages removed. (abt. 260 items)
Victorian Scrap Album, quarto, gilt pictorial cloth, worn, with 78 sides filled with 100s of attractive 19th Century to early Edwardian greetings cards, and chromo-litho scraps, all laid down. VG internally. Includes some cigarette cards. (over 500 items)
Victorian Scrap Album, large format, elaborate decorated cloth, including an impressive range of large and some giant scraps, with a superb full-page Father Christmas, plus clowns, children, animals, caricatures etc, together with chromo-litho greetings cards, and cuttings from a children's book. Includes set of six of The Derby spread over two sides. Inner hinging cracked. 46 sides with 100s of items. 37 x 27.5cm.
Thomas Ingoldsby The Ingoldsby Legends, or Mirth & Marvels – Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, Dent, 1907, large paper edition, complete with 24 tissue-guarded plates; original gilt cloth, spine rather faded o/w VG; top edge gilt, uncut elsewhere; no inscriptions, fine internally.
Lewis Carroll Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Macmillan, 1893, pictorial cloth, illustrations by Tenniel, contemporary gift inscription, browning to endpapers, tissue-guarded frontispiece. VG