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Auction No 423, Wed 24th Jan 2024 12:00 GMT

214 Lots (displaying 1 - 20)

Carton of mainly softback publications, plus some ephemera, 19th Century to 1980s, with local history & guides, Hulme "Familiar Wild Flowers"

Lot: 1

  • Auction Date: Wed 24th Jan 2024 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £60
SOLD £66
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Carton of mainly softback publications, plus some ephemera, 19th Century to 1980s, with local history & guides, Hulme Familiar Wild Flowers Parts 2 to 9 (most with colour plates), transport, etc, plus sundry prints & engravings, photos, etc. Varied condition. (Large qty., 13 kilos)

Assortment with many family photos 1900s to 1930s;"Times of India Annual" 1935 and 1936; "Photograms of the Year 1952"; and other items.

Lot: 2

  • Auction Date: Wed 24th Jan 2024 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £50
SOLD £62
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Assortment with many family photos 1900s to 1930s; Times of India Annual 1935 and 1936; Photograms of the Year 1952; and other items. Mixed condition. (Qty) 

Accumulation in carton with 100s of carte-de-visite & cabinet photos, chiefly portraits, some topographical; bundle of 19th Century engravings;

Lot: 3

  • Auction Date: Wed 24th Jan 2024 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £70 - £100
SOLD £135
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Accumulation in carton with 100s of carte-de-visite & cabinet photos, chiefly portraits, some topographical; bundle of 19th Century engravings; plus greetings cards, few small books, 1940s/70s covers & airletters, assorted programmes, few autographed photos, and sundry other items. (Many 100s) (approx. 9 kilos)

Assortment in carton including fine group of 1960s 10x8” Photos of buildings in the University area of Manchester (47 in all), plus large folding plan

Lot: 4

  • Auction Date: Wed 24th Jan 2024 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £70 - £100
SOLD £110
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Assortment in carton including fine group of 1960s 10x8” Photos of buildings in the University area of Manchester (47 in all), plus large folding plan; sundry Manchester related ephemera from 19th Century including pamphlets, programmes, billheads, and correspondence; souvenir napkin for the opening of the New Library 1934; and other items including 1787 Entire Letter with good MANCHES / TER handstamp. (Large qty)

Collection of signed pages, 1930s/50s, chiefly entertainers, including Lily Elsie, Bud Flanagan, Richard Widmark, Ralph Reader, dance-band leaders,

Lot: 5

  • Auction Date: Wed 24th Jan 2024 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
SOLD £48
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Collection of signed pages, 1930s/50s, chiefly entertainers, including Lily Elsie, Bud Flanagan, Richard Widmark, Ralph Reader, dance-band leaders, etc. (64)

20th Century autographs in 10 small albums and loose pages; with entertainers, tennis players, 1960s/80s Jazz Musicians, friends & family;

Lot: 6

  • Auction Date: Wed 24th Jan 2024 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £50
SOLD £30
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20th Century autographs in 10 small albums and loose pages; with entertainers, tennis players, 1960s/80s Jazz Musicians, friends & family; several with pages removed. Mixed condition. (100s)

Album of signed Photos, plus some signed cuttings & pages, including eighteen 10 x 8” photos; with clipped autographs of Sophie Tucker,

Lot: 7

  • Auction Date: Wed 24th Jan 2024 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £70 - £100
UNSOLD
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Album of signed Photos, plus some signed cuttings & pages, including eighteen 10 x 8” photos; with clipped autographs of Sophie Tucker, Gerald R. Ford, Betty Hutton, and Mitzi Gaynor; signed photos of Caprice, Pat Boone, Petula Clark, and Anthea Turner (41 items)

Box of softbacks, mostly 1936-41, including "Boy’s Own Paper "(11), "The Cococub News" (20), and "The Post Office Went To War" 1946

Lot: 8

  • Auction Date: Wed 24th Jan 2024 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £50
SOLD £22
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Box of softbacks, mostly 1936-41, including Boy's Own Paper (11), The Cococub News (20), and The Post Office Went To War 1946 (2 copies, one ex-library). Varied condition. (34)

Richard Todd, Michael Redgrave and Leonard Cheshire signed pages matted with related photos in card mounts;

Lot: 9

  • Auction Date: Wed 24th Jan 2024 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £20 - £40
SOLD £20
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Richard Todd, Michael Redgrave and Leonard Cheshire signed pages matted with related photos in card mounts; together with a book on RAF Polish Squadrons at Chailey, Sussex, signed by the author and Vera Lynn. Fine. 

Trade Catalogues for Sterling Silver and Electro-plated household goods, all h/backs, 1900s to 1960s, each with 100s of illustrations,

Lot: 10

  • Auction Date: Wed 24th Jan 2024 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £70
SOLD £40
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Trade Catalogues for Sterling Silver and Electro-plated household goods, all h/backs, 1900s to 1960s, each with 100s of illustrations, an early catalogue by Gorham Co., New York, in poor condition. (4)

Assorted Trade catalogues, early to mid-20th Century, largely h/bks, mostly well illustrated; wide variety including Cycling accessories,

Lot: 11

  • Auction Date: Wed 24th Jan 2024 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £70 - £100
SOLD £105
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Assorted Trade catalogues, early to mid-20th Century, largely h/bks, mostly well illustrated; wide variety including Cycling accessories, tools, precision & scientific instruments, drugs, woodworking machinery, lathes etc. Also The Engineer's Compendium 1918. Fair to fine. (16)

"The Post Office Magazine" 1934, complete, twelve issues; plus issues for 1965 (10) and 1966 (9), a few from 1966 with rusted staples o/w fine.

Lot: 12

  • Auction Date: Wed 24th Jan 2024 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £50
UNSOLD
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The Post Office Magazine 1934, complete, twelve issues; plus issues for 1965 (10) and 1966 (9), a few from 1966 with rusted staples o/w fine. All different. Also Post Office Rules books for 1925 and 1936, both with filing hole punches at left. (33)  

"The Aldine Half-Holiday Library: a complete story of adventure weekly", volumes for 1899, 1901 and 1907, cloth bound, gilt;

Lot: 13

  • Auction Date: Wed 24th Jan 2024 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £60
UNSOLD
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The Aldine Half-Holiday Library: a complete story of adventure weekly, volumes for 1899, 1901 and 1907, cloth bound, gilt; many with annotations to first pages of each issue, generally in pencil, some in crayon, a few with labels added. 1907 volume free of inscriptions. Spine ends worn/frayed.      

Children’s Books from 19th Century to 1980s, mostly pre-1960, some in d/jkts, plus few non-related. Mixed condition. (27)

Lot: 14

  • Auction Date: Wed 24th Jan 2024 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
UNSOLD
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Children's Books from 19th Century to 1980s, mostly pre-1960, some in d/jkts, plus few non-related. Mixed condition. (27)

D.H. Lawrence Autographed copy of "Modern British Poetry", Harcourt, Brace & Co, 1925, inscribed on the second free endpaper

Lot: 15

  • Auction Date: Wed 24th Jan 2024 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £200 - £300
SOLD £185
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D.H. Lawrence Autographed copy of Modern British Poetry, Harcourt, Brace & Co, 1925, inscribed on the second free endpaper To Helen, Thanks for the nice words, Yours Sincerely, D.H. Lawrence. Ownership signature of Helen Lovald, 1926, on front pastedown. Original cloth, gilt, VG. Owner's inked annotation marks to several of the poems in this anthology (though not the five poems contributed by Lawrence) 

Maurice Maeterlinck "The Blue Bird", Dodd, Mead & Co., 1911, signed by the author on title page; original cloth, gilt, a little worn,

Lot: 16

  • Auction Date: Wed 24th Jan 2024 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £80 - £120
SOLD £92
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Maurice Maeterlinck The Blue Bird, Dodd, Mead & Co., 1911, signed by the author on title page; original cloth, gilt, a little worn, front inner hinge weak, o/w VG, clean text. No other inscriptions.      

Charles M. Schulz "Here Comes Charlie Brown!", Fawcett World Library, 1967, printed wraps, signed by Charles Schulz on title page.

Lot: 17

  • Auction Date: Wed 24th Jan 2024 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £70 - £100
UNSOLD
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Charles M. Schulz Here Comes Charlie Brown!, Fawcett World Library, 1967, printed wraps, signed by Charles Schulz on title page. External wear; light damp staining throughout affecting the top third of the book

Charles M. Schulz "For the Love of Peanuts!", Fawcett World Library, 1963, signed by Charles Schulz on title page with a cartoon of Snoopy.

Lot: 18

  • Auction Date: Wed 24th Jan 2024 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £100 - £150
UNSOLD
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Charles M. Schulz For the Love of Peanuts!,  Fawcett World Library, 1963, signed by Charles Schulz on title page with a cartoon of Snoopy. Printed wraps, worn, with creasing to cover front & back. Handstamp inside front cover “Gift of the People of the United States of America, through Freedom House, 20 West 40 St., New York 10018”.

Alfred Bestall "Rupert and Snuffy: The Rupert Adventure Series No.1", Daily Express, pictorial wraps, near fine; and other Rupert Adventure Series

Lot: 19

  • Auction Date: Wed 24th Jan 2024 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £60
SOLD £62
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Alfred Bestall Rupert and Snuffy: The Rupert Adventure Series No.1, Daily Express, pictorial wraps, near fine; and other Rupert Adventure Series s/bks comprising Nos. 2 to 6, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 16, 19 to 27, 29, 37, 39, 40, 41, and 45. Numbers 5, 6, 11 and 22 with ownership inscriptions, No.11 with tape repairs to spine, o/w VG/VF (27)

Mary Tourtel "Rupert and the Magic Whistle - Rupert Little Bear Library No.19", Sampson, Low, Marston & Co., [May 1931], 1st Edn, in rare d/jkt,

Lot: 20

  • Auction Date: Wed 24th Jan 2024 12:00 GMT (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £70
SOLD £62
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Mary Tourtel Rupert and the Magic Whistle – Rupert Little Bear Library No.19, Sampson, Low, Marston & Co., [May 1931], 1st Edn, in rare d/jkt, some imperfections, very clean internally; together with thirteen other 1920s/40s Little Bear Library titles in poor condition, all bar one lacking the spines (of these, two with the spines loosely inserted and usable for repair), a few with boards detached, one defaced with scribble. (14)