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British magazines, late-1940s/1950s, mostly Cinema related, including Photoplay (4), Funtime, Filmfrolics, Screen Quiz, Film Digest (2), British Screen, Blighty, and the last issue of Picture Post. VG (16)
Autograph Albums (3) of the 1930s/1940s including ink signatures of Paul Robeson, Anthony Eden, Olivia de Havilland (signed photo), Billy Cotton, Jack Hylton, Nelson Eddy (signed photo), and Peter Dawson. Also signed photos of Judy Garland and others with printed or stamped signatures. VG/VF (Qty)
Box of photos, Victorian to 1960s, mostly family portraits & views, including 19th Century cabinet size (18) and carte-de-visite (33); some later include twelve 1960s scenes in China. Very mixed quality. (abt.140)
Carton with softback publications and ephemera, wide variety including magazines & comics, bookmarks, Victorian greetings cards, manuals, ration books, guides, maps, engravings, cuttings etc. Mixed condition, large qty. (Approx.. 16 kilos)
Five albums of holiday photographs, 20th Century, including two of 1951/52 with many good quality photos notably of the Festival of Britain. One of the other albums has had most photos removed. All laid down or tipped-in, mixed quality. (Few 100)
Various with main interest in Trade Catalogues (2) and business histories including Architectural Fittings by Gibbons, 1950, and Tunnel Cement, Tunnel Portland Cement Co., c.1950, with 19 colour art plates by Norman Wilkinson. Fair to fine. (11 items)
Selection of hardback Crime Fiction and Thrillers, plus few children's books, all in d/jkts, including Georges Simenon and other popular authors; several are first editions; two with ownership inscriptions. Fair to fine, mostly good/VG. (36)
Jack London Michael, Broeder van Jerry [Michael, Brother of Jerry], N.V. Johannes Muller, Amsterdam (c.1915), signed by the author on title page. Original cloth, backstrip very faded and partly detached, lacking front endpaper, binding slack, cracked between pp.112-113 and in need of repair; overall toning to text. Signed with a good clear autograph
Elleston Trevor The Island of the Pines, 1948, 1st Edn in very worn & damaged d/jkt, pp.25/26 torn; Reginald Hegarty The Rope's End, 1965 in VG d/jkt, and another children's book. (3)
Three 1961 first editions in d/jkts comprising Catherine Cookson Love and Mary Ann, signed by the author on title page; Michael Horbach The Reckoning, and Muriel Spark Voices at Play (jacket rather worn). (3)
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, 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. Three volumes. Easton Press, Millennium Editions, bonded red leather, gilt, raised bands, gilt-edged, ribbon bookmarkers. Mint condition, two still in shrinkwrap. (3)
Harvard Classics, four volumes comprising Virgil's Aeneid, Plutarch's Lives, works by Plato, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius, Cicero & Pliny, all Easton Press, Millennium Editions,full 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, plus Folklore, Sagas, Aesop Fables, Holinshed Chronicles, etc; Easton Press, Millennium Editions, full leather, gilt, mint condition, two still in shrinkwrap. (6)
Clifford Irving The Valley, Heinemann, 1962; Helga Moray The Savage Earth, Hale, 1968; Norman Bogner In Spells No Longer Bound, Cape, 1961; all first editions in complete jackets; plus three other novels. (6)
Signed PC size photos of British female Film Stars including Merle Oberon, Ann Todd, Dulcie Gray, Vera Lynn, Jean Kent and Margaret Lockwood. Good to fine. (10)
Maurice Utrillo (1883-1955): an ink-signed PPC. Some adhesion marks on reverse o/w VG.
David Niven: an ink-signed 7 x 5” photograph of the celebrated British actor. Dated 23rd Nov.1951 (in another hand) in the lower margin. Some minor creasing.
Harry James: an ink-signed 10 x 8” photograph inscribed For “Nonie”, Best Regards, Harry James. Some minor creasing.