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Auction No 421, Wed 25th Oct 2023 12:00 BST

260 Lots (displaying 1 - 20)

Bookmarks 1890s to 1980s, a collection including various fabric types, the book trade, railways, insurance, tobacco etc, good proportion pre-1950.

Lot: 1

  • Auction Date: Wed 25th Oct 2023 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £60
SOLD £105
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Bookmarks 1890s to 1980s, a collection including various fabric types, the book trade, railways, insurance, tobacco etc, good proportion pre-1950. Some light duplication. (93)

Ephemera & softback publications with much 19th Century; including an 1808 edition of "The Liverpool Courier", business cards, few programmes,

Lot: 2

  • Auction Date: Wed 25th Oct 2023 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £60 - £80
SOLD £74
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Ephemera & softback publications with much 19th Century; including an 1808 edition of The Liverpool Courier, business cards, few programmes, leaflets, few trade catalogues, invitations etc; plus crests, publicity labels etc laid down on cards, some modern GB presentation packs and many other items. (Qty)

Three Victorian Photograph Albums with a range of cabinet (47) and carte-de-visite photos, plus four gravures of Boer War Leaders

Lot: 3

  • Auction Date: Wed 25th Oct 2023 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £70
SOLD £84
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Three Victorian Photograph Albums with a range of cabinet (47) and carte-de-visite photos, plus four gravures of Boer War Leaders issued by J. Stembridge of London, and few later photos loosely inserted. Mostly family portraits (especially Dorset area) but including some entertainers and few military. Mixed quality, the albums in poor to fair condition. (147 items) 

Selection of author signed first editions including Jonathan Raban "Old Glory", 1981, John Irving "A Widow for One Year", 1998,

Lot: 4

  • Auction Date: Wed 25th Oct 2023 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £60 - £90
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Selection of author signed first editions including Jonathan Raban Old Glory, 1981, John Irving A Widow for One Year, 1998, Val McDermid Fever of the Bone, 2009, and R.J. Anderson The Gooseberry Jam Murders, 2009. All in fine complete d/jkts (except two issued without jackets). (12) 

Selection of late-18th Century County Maps comprising Cheshire, Derbyshire, Lancashire, Yorkshire Ridings (3), Essex, and Bedfordshire;

Lot: 5

  • Auction Date: Wed 25th Oct 2023 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £50
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Selection of late-18th Century County Maps comprising Cheshire, Derbyshire, Lancashire, Yorkshire Ridings (3), Essex, and Bedfordshire; plus various engravings and a Victorian woven silk bookmark. Fair-fine (18 items)    

Ephemera and some softback publications, 1890s to 1960s, with much Transport interest especially UK Railways, plus various programmes,

Lot: 6

  • Auction Date: Wed 25th Oct 2023 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £60
SOLD £74
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Ephemera and some softback publications, 1890s to 1960s, with much Transport interest especially UK Railways, plus various programmes, greetings cards, advertising interest, etc. (100s) (Approx.7 kilos)

Collection of 19th and early-20th Century Crests in exercise book, mostly displaying coats of arms,

Lot: 7

  • Auction Date: Wed 25th Oct 2023 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £60
SOLD £46
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Collection of 19th and early-20th Century Crests in exercise book, mostly displaying coats of arms, some laid down but mostly attached with stamp sheet edging. Many attractive items. (100s)

Signed 10x8” photos & prints, all set in card mounts, comprising Billie Jo Spears, Mohamed Al-Fayed, Harrison Ford (with COA), Jennifer Saunders,

Lot: 8

  • Auction Date: Wed 25th Oct 2023 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £70
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Signed 10x8” photos & prints, all set in card mounts, comprising Billie Jo Spears, Mohamed Al-Fayed, Harrison Ford (with COA), Jennifer Saunders, and Tony Curtis; together with Robert Mitchum signed page and matching photo. (6) 

Autograph albums (7) c.1914 to 1970s, wide variety including Brian Huggett & other golfers, 1930s/50s entertainers, Lawrie McMenemy,

Lot: 9

  • Auction Date: Wed 25th Oct 2023 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £50
SOLD £36
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Autograph albums (7) c.1914 to 1970s, wide variety including Brian Huggett & other golfers, 1930s/50s entertainers, Lawrie McMenemy, Noel Edmunds, Wendy Hiller, and many others. Some pages removed, untidy lot.

An album of signed photos, mainly 10x8”, including Harrison Ford, James Garner, Bernard Cribbins, Edward de Souza, Richard Gere, Emma Thompson,

Lot: 10

  • Auction Date: Wed 25th Oct 2023 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £60
SOLD £72
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An album of signed photos, mainly 10x8”, including Harrison Ford, James Garner, Bernard Cribbins, Edward de Souza, Richard Gere, Emma Thompson, Danny Kaye, and various others, mainly entertainers. Mainly VG/VF (38)

Album of signed photos, plus some signed pages and flyers, including Linda Lusardi, Russ Abbot, Ann-Margaret, Clint Eastwood, Gregory Peck,

Lot: 11

  • Auction Date: Wed 25th Oct 2023 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £70
SOLD £105
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Album of signed photos, plus some signed pages and flyers, including Linda Lusardi, Russ Abbot, Ann-Margaret, Clint Eastwood, Gregory Peck, and various others, mostly entertainers. Good to VF. (64)

Printers' Devices, Emblems, Head and Tailpieces, c.1650-1750, a selection laid down on old album pages; mostly 17th Century wood-engravings,

Lot: 12

  • Auction Date: Wed 25th Oct 2023 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £80
SOLD £50
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Printers' Devices, Emblems, Head and Tailpieces, c.1650-1750, a selection laid down on old album pages; mostly 17th Century wood-engravings, some later on copper, the album pages with some foxing also affecting three of the woodcuts. One endorsed in pencil 1657, another Venice 1736. Between 4.3 x 7.2cm and 18.5 x 16.3cm. (23)

Alfred Burton "Rush-Bearing", 1891, number 358 of 500 issued, b/w plates; Joseph Shaw "Salendine Nook Baptist Church and Sunday Schools", 1905;

Lot: 13

  • Auction Date: Wed 25th Oct 2023 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £70
SOLD £40
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Alfred Burton Rush-Bearing, 1891, number 358 of 500 issued, b/w plates; Joseph Shaw Salendine Nook Baptist Church and Sunday Schools, 1905; T.J. Hosken Memorials of Charlesworth, 1894; Hugh Owen Stanhope, Atkinson, Haddon and Shaw, Four North Country Families, privately printed, 1985, with some related correspondence loosely inserted; and five others. Mostly VG/VF, but a further work on Salendine Church with heavy annotations. (8)

North West industry including "William Reed Check Linings" sample book of fabrics comprising 78 A4 pages of laid-down designs in binder;

Lot: 14

  • Auction Date: Wed 25th Oct 2023 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £60
SOLD £30
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North West industry including William Reed Check Linings sample book of fabrics comprising 78 A4 pages of laid-down designs in binder; others are company histories including Ted Hardy Devoid of Trouble: The History of Dot Motorcycles, 2003; Workington Iron and Steel Company, 1956; and The Story of the Lancashire & Yorkshire Bank Limited, 1922; together with Manchester Chamber of Commerce Handbook 1935-1936. VG/VF (8)

North West of England history, topography and traditions, 19th Century to modern, h/bk and s/bk, mostly Lancashire related.

Lot: 15

  • Auction Date: Wed 25th Oct 2023 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £80 - £120
SOLD £50
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North West of England history, topography and traditions, 19th Century to modern, h/bk and s/bk, mostly Lancashire related. Wide range of titles including Percy Fitzgerald Stonyhurst Memories, 1895; Berry Proud Preston's Story, 1928; Bennett The History of Marsden and Nelson, 1957; Tiffen A History of the Liverpool Institute Schools, 1935; J. Cuming Walters Lancashire Ways, 1932, in d/jkt, signed & inscribed by the author & illustrator; modern illustrated works; dialect literature; etc. Some mixed condition (three ex-library) but mostly VG/VF (57)

Carton of Newspapers (abt. 42) from 19th Century including many issues of "Manchester Guardian Weekly" 1938; together with greetings cards, photos

Lot: 16

  • Auction Date: Wed 25th Oct 2023 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £50
SOLD £26
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Carton of Newspapers (abt. 42) from 19th Century including many issues of Manchester Guardian Weekly 1938; together with greetings cards, photos and sundry ephemera. Varied condition. (Qty) 

"The Journal of Careers, and Monthly School Calendar", 1932-1936, bound into five volumes, gilt cloth, bookplates of Hulme Hall Library, VG.

Lot: 17

  • Auction Date: Wed 25th Oct 2023 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £15 - £20
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The Journal of Careers, and Monthly School Calendar, 1932-1936, bound into five volumes, gilt cloth, bookplates of Hulme Hall Library, VG. (5)

"Chambers's Encyclopaedia", W. & R. Chambers, 1880, ten volumes, half-leather, gilt, snakeskin-edged & matching endpapers, some rubbing

Lot: 18

  • Auction Date: Wed 25th Oct 2023 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £50
SOLD £58
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Chambers's Encyclopaedia, W. & R. Chambers, 1880, ten volumes, half-leather, gilt, snakeskin-edged & matching endpapers, some rubbing mainly at corners o/w fine; complete with all the maps, clean internally. A VG set. (10)      

Box with many steel and copper engravings from 17th Century, mostly topographical, plus some wood engravings and few 1920s etchings.

Lot: 19

  • Auction Date: Wed 25th Oct 2023 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £50
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Box with many steel and copper engravings from 17th Century, mostly topographical, plus some wood engravings and few 1920s etchings. Mixed condition. (145)       

"Manchester Evening News", February 1943, bound volume, editorial department's file copy. Half-leather, gilt, marbled boards

Lot: 20

  • Auction Date: Wed 25th Oct 2023 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £50
SOLD £20
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Manchester Evening News, February 1943, bound volume, editorial department's file copy. Half-leather, gilt, marbled boards. Some wear to binding; few leaves with peripheral faults, generally VG internally.