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Auction No 413, Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT

216 Lots (displaying 41 - 60)

Crime Fiction selection, all in d/jkts. Rex Stout "Three Witnesses" 1956, and Harry Carmichael "A Question of Time" 1958 are 1st Edns

Lot: 41

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £20 - £30
SOLD £10
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Crime Fiction selection, all in d/jkts. Rex Stout Three Witnesses 1956, and Harry Carmichael A Question of Time 1958 are 1st Edns both in poor condition (the latter ex-library) but in the scarce good/VG d/jkts. Mixed condition. (9)

J. Jefferson Farjeon "The Llewellyn Jewel Mystery", Collins, 1948, 1st Edn in a good edgeworn d/jkt; and 7 other children's books in d/jkts,

Lot: 42

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £15 - £20
SOLD £8
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J.Jefferson Farjeon The Llewellyn Jewel Mystery, Collins, 1948, 1st Edn in a good edgeworn d/jkt; and 7 other children's books in d/jkts, mixed condition. (8)

Caroline Graham "The Killing at Badger's Drift", Century Hutchinson, 1987, 1st Edn in fine d/jkt, light tanning to text;

Lot: 43

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £20
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Caroline Graham The Killing at Badger's Drift, Century Hutchinson, 1987, 1st Edn in fine d/jkt, light tanning to text; Berkeley Gray Alias Norman Conquest, 1945, 1st Edn and Six Feet of Dynamite, 1947, both in damaged d/jkts, former recased with new endpapers; Dolores Hitchens The Abductor, Boardman, 1962, 1st Edn, orig. cloth, a little frayed; and other crime fiction. Mixed condition. (11)

Agatha Christie reprint novels, 1990s to 2013, mostly Collins facsimiles, some issued by Book Club Associates. All in fine d/jkts.

Lot: 44

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
SOLD £20
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Agatha Christie reprint novels, 1990s to 2013, mostly Collins facsimiles, some issued by Book Club Associates. All in fine d/jkts. No ownership inscriptions. (20)

Ngaio Marsh "Vintage Murder", Geoffrey Bles, 1949 in good edgeworn d/jkt, ownership stamp to front endpaper, library stamp on copyright page

Lot: 45

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £60
SOLD £30
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Ngaio Marsh Vintage Murder, Geoffrey Bles, 1949 in good edgeworn d/jkt, ownership stamp to front endpaper, library stamp on copyright page (no other markings) foxing to fore-edge; and other Ngaio Marsh crime including Spinsters of Jeopardy, Collins, 1954, 1st Edn in slightly chipped d/jkt, A Man Lay Dead Collins 1981 in VG d/jkt and others in mixed condition. (14)

John D. Macdonald novels including "The Moving Target", Alfred Knopf, 1949, in price-clipped d/jkt, browned throughout;

Lot: 46

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £20
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John D. Macdonald novels including The Moving Target, Alfred Knopf, 1949, in price-clipped d/jkt, browned throughoutMurder for the Bride, Robert Hale, 1977, 1st UK Edn.in price-clipped d/jkt; Wine of the Dreamers Greenberg, 1951, 1st Edn, in complete but heavily tape-stained d/jkt, endpapers browned; and a selection of others in mixed condition, three ex-library. (10)

John Rhode fiction comprising "The Vanishing Diary", Geoffrey Bles, 1961, 1st Edn, in worn d/jkt, the book in VG condition;

Lot: 47

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £15 - £20
SOLD £10
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John Rhode fiction comprising The Vanishing Diary, Geoffrey Bles, 1961, 1st Edn, in worn d/jkt, the book in VG condition; The Motor Rally Mystery, 1938, p/bk in chipped wraps; and a poor copy of Robbery with Violence, 1957 in repaired d/jkt and ink marks to publications list. (3)  

Georges Simenon first editions including "Maigret Goes to School", 1957, worn cloth, in chipped & browned d/jkt;

Lot: 48

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £15 - £20
SOLD £10
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Georges Simenon first editions including Maigret Goes to School, 1957, worn cloth, in chipped & browned d/jkt; of the others two have facsimile d/jkts, another ex-library. (5)  

"Sacred Writings: Confucian, Hebrew, Christian, Buddhist, Hindu, Mohammedan", Easton Press, Millennium Edition, 2 volumes; full leather, gilt,

Lot: 49

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
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Sacred Writings: Confucian, Hebrew, Christian, Buddhist, Hindu, Mohammedan, Easton Press, Millennium Edition, 2 volumes; full leather, gilt, raised bands, gilt-edged, ribbon bookmarkers. Mint condition. (2)

"English Poetry", 3 volumes, and "Prefaces & Prologues to Famous Books", Easton Press, Millennium Edition,full leather, gilt,

Lot: 50

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
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English Poetry, 3 volumes, and Prefaces & Prologues to Famous Books, Easton Press, Millennium Edition, full leather, gilt, raised bands, gilt-edged, ribbon bookmarkers. A plate of Shakespeare has a small abrasion o/w condition is mint. (4)

Montaigne & others "Literary and Philosophical Works"; "English Essays, Sidney to Macaulay"; and Pascal "Thoughts, and Minor Works".

Lot: 51

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £26 - £30
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Montaigne & others Literary and Philosophical Works; English Essays, Sidney to Macaulay; and Pascal Thoughts, and Minor Works. Three volumes. Easton Press, Millennium Editions, bonded red leather, gilt, raised bands, gilt-edged, ribbon bookmarkers. Mint condition, two still in shrinkwrap. (3)

Selection of Folio Society books including Paul Scott "The Raj Quartet: The Jewel in the Crown, The Day of the Scorpion, A Division of the Spoils

Lot: 52

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
SOLD £36
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Selection of Folio Society books including Paul Scott The Raj Quartet: The Jewel in the Crown, The Day of the Scorpion, A Division of the Spoils, and The Towers of Silence, 2009;  The Epic of Gilgamesh, 2013; Steven Runciman The Fall of Constantinople 1453, 2013; and two others. All VF in slipcases, the slipcase of The Raj Quartet split along two sides. (8)

Harvard Classics, four volumes comprising Virgil's "Aeneid", Plutarch's "Lives", works by Plato, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius, Cicero & Pliny,

Lot: 53

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
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Harvard Classics, four volumes comprising Virgil's Aeneid, Plutarch's Lives, works by Plato, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius, Cicero & Pliny, all Easton Press, Millennium Editions, bonded leather, gilt, raised bands, gilt-edged, ribbon markers. Mint condition, one still in shrinkwrap. (4)

Harvard Classics, six volumes including "Nine Greek Dramas", Homer "Odyssey", William Lane (trans.) "The Thousand and One Nights"

Lot: 54

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £60
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Harvard Classics, six volumes including Nine Greek Dramas, Homer Odyssey, William Lane (trans.) The Thousand and One Nights, plus Folklore, Sagas, Aesop Fables, Holinshed Chronicles, etc; Easton Press, Millennium Editions, full leather, gilt, mint condition, two still in shrinkwrap. (6)

Harvard Classics, eleven volumes, mostly English & American Literature including "Elizabethan Drama" (two vols), Robert Burns "Poems and Songs"

Lot: 55

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £90 - £110
SOLD £50
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Harvard Classics, eleven volumes, mostly English & American Literature including Elizabethan Drama (two vols), Robert Burns Poems and Songs, Dana Two Years Before the Mast, and others; Easton Press, Millennium Editions,bonded leather, gilt, mint condition, eight still in shrinkwrap. (11)

"The Complete Works of William Shakespeare", Easton Press, 1993, 39 volumes, quarto, full leather, gilt design and edges, illustrated, various artists

Lot: 56

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £300 - £400
SOLD £380
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Easton Press, 1993, 39 volumes, quarto, full leather, gilt design and edges, illustrated, various artists, mint condition, most volumes still in shrinkwrap. (39)     

Charles Dickens selection comprising 16 (of 21) volumes in the Easton Press Collector's Edition, 1998, bound in full leather, gilt,

Lot: 57

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £80 - £100
SOLD £125
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Charles Dickens selection comprising 16 (of 21) volumes in the Easton Press Collector's Edition, 1998, bound in full leather, gilt, and the Folio Society edition of Dickens' London in slipcase. Mint condition, most still in shrinkwrap. Includes the Christmas Carol volume. (17)

Selection of Crime Fiction and Thrillers including first editions by Brian Flynn and Miles Burton, the Ian Fleming titles both ex- library.

Lot: 58

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £20 - £30
SOLD £22
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Selection of Crime Fiction and Thrillers including first editions by Brian Flynn and Miles Burton, the Ian Fleming titles both ex-library. Mixed condition. (6)            

Al Read (Comedian, 1909-1987): a collection of memorabilia spanning his career comprising photographs (79, various sizes), programmes (11),

Lot: 59

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £60 - £80
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Al Read (Comedian, 1909-1987): a collection of memorabilia spanning his career comprising photographs (79, various sizes, two signed by Al Read), programmes (11), some correspondence (many photocopies), small poster and other items; all arranged in an album. Some mixed condition but mostly fine. This collection was originally sold by Al Read's widow in 1996.

Press Agency photographs of various personalities, 1980s, mostly 10x8”, including Robin Day, Michael Crawford, Billy Crystal, Sabrina, Texas,

Lot: 60

  • Auction Date: Wed 9th Nov 2022 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
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Press Agency photographs of various personalities, 1980s, mostly 10x8”, including Robin Day, Michael Crawford, Billy Crystal, Sabrina, Texas, Nick Bates, etc. Fine (52)