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Auction No 404, Category: History

17 Lots (displaying 1 - 17)

Selection including Creswicke "South Africa and the Transvaal War", 1900-02, 7 volumes, occasional foxing (mainly to Vol.1);

Lot: 1

  • Auction Date: Wed 13th Oct 2021 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £60 - £80
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Selection including Creswicke South Africa and the Transvaal War, 1900-02, 7 volumes, occasional foxing (mainly to Vol.1); Mackay The History of the United States of America, [1861-63], 2 vols, rebacked, some faults; H.W. Priwin Inspector Hornleigh Investigates, 1940, orig. cloth, VG; and Tom Laughton Pavilions by the Sea, 1977, 1st Edn, signed by the author, in VG complete d/jkt. (12)

John Williams "Augustus", Viking Press, 1972, 1st Edn, in a complete mylar-protected d/jkt; fox marks to fore edge, the d/jkt slightly marked

Lot: 17

  • Auction Date: Wed 13th Oct 2021 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £60 - £80
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John Williams Augustus, Viking Press, 1972, 1st Edn, in a complete mylar-protected d/jkt; fox marks to fore edge, the d/jkt slightly marked on reverse, o/w fine, no internal inscriptions. 305pp

J. Ewing Ritchie "The Life and Times of the Right Honble. William Ewart Gladsone", James Sangster [c.1900], pictorial edition in 6 vols;

Lot: 45

  • Auction Date: Wed 13th Oct 2021 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
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J. Ewing Ritchie The Life and Times of the Right Honble. William Ewart Gladsone, James Sangster [c.1900], pictorial edition in 6 vols; quarto, elaborate pictorial cloth, some wear to inner hinges; slight damp staining to the chromo-litho plates o/w fine internally. (6)

Horace Field Parshall "The Parshall Family A.D. 870-1913", Francis Edwards, 1915, 4to, quarter vellum, gilt, t.e.g., uncut elsewhere;

Lot: 49

  • Auction Date: Wed 13th Oct 2021 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £70 - £80
SOLD £40
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Horace Field Parshall The Parshall Family A.D. 870-1913, Francis Edwards, 1915, 4to, quarter vellum, gilt, t.e.g., uncut elsewhere; bookplate of the Gale family; folding map, pedigrees and plates; faint damp staining to upper margin affects some pages; some light marginal glosses in pencil. One of 100 printed. VG

Gregory King (edited Armytage & Rylands) "Staffordshire Pedigrees based on the visitation of that County made by William Dugdale"

Lot: 50

  • Auction Date: Wed 13th Oct 2021 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £80 - £100
SOLD £40
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Gregory King (edited Armytage & Rylands) Staffordshire Pedigrees based on the visitation of that County made by William Dugdale, Harleian Society, 1912; 4to, original gilt cloth, small spilt to foredge of front board; few leaves with a corner crease o/w VG internally; viii,295,20,(6)pp 

Diane Baker "Workhouses in the Potteries", City of Stoke on Trent, n.d.; A4 s/back, stapled binding; well illustrated including 3 fold-out plans

Lot: 51

  • Auction Date: Wed 13th Oct 2021 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £15 - £20
SOLD £22
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Diane Baker Workhouses in the Potteries, City of Stoke on Trent, n.d.; A4 s/back, stapled binding; well illustrated including 3 fold-out plans/elevations. 51pp. VG

William Scarratt "Old Times in the Potteries", Stoke-on-Trent,1906; original illustrated cloth, gilt, some fading; fine internally.

Lot: 52

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  • Est: £20 - £30
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William Scarratt Old Times in the Potteries, Stoke-on-Trent, 1906; original illustrated cloth, gilt, some fading; fine internally. B/w plates in text. 202pp

Benjamin Gregory "Consecrated Culture: Memorials of Benjamin Alfred Gregory", T. Woolmer,1885; original gilt cloth, spine faded;

Lot: 53

  • Auction Date: Wed 13th Oct 2021 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £26 - £36
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Benjamin Gregory Consecrated Culture: Memorials of Benjamin Alfred Gregory, T. Woolmer, 1885; original gilt cloth, spine faded; tissue-guarded frontispiece; good clean text. A biography of a Methodist minister; viii,416,(8)pp

Adam Sharpe (and others) "St. Just: An Archaeological Survey of The Mining District", Truro, 1992, 2 volumes, A4 softbacks, VG/Fine. (2)

Lot: 54

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  • Est: £30 - £40
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Adam Sharpe (and others) St. Just: An Archaeological Survey of The Mining District, Truro, 1992, 2 volumes, A4 softbacks, VG/Fine. (2)  

Cyril Noall "Botallack", Bradford Barton, 1972, fine, in VG d/jkt, and 14 others on Cornish history, largely Mining, plus a related Devon title,

Lot: 55

  • Auction Date: Wed 13th Oct 2021 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £60 - £70
SOLD £92
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Cyril Noall Botallack, Bradford Barton, 1972, fine, in VG d/jkt, and 14 others on Cornish history, largely Mining, plus a related Devon title, all hardbacks, 12 in d/jkts, no ownership inscriptions, VG/VF (16)   

Catherine Lorigan "Delabole: The History of the Slate Quarry and The Making of its Village Community", 2007; Brown & Acton "Exploring Cornish Mines"

Lot: 56

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  • Est: £170 - £200
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Catherine Lorigan Delabole: The History of the Slate Quarry and The Making of its Village Community, 2007; Brown & Acton Exploring Cornish Mines, 1996-2001, 5 volumes; Bob Acton Exploring Cornwall's Tramway Trails, 2000-2001, 2nd Edn, 2 vols; and other Cornish history, all softbacks, mostly Industrial especially Tin Mining. No ownership inscriptions. VG/VF (89)

Ernald James "Unforgettable Countryfolk: Midlands Reminiscences", Cornish Bros, [1948], VG in worn & chipped d/jkt; 8 photo-plates. 178pp

Lot: 58

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  • Est: £20 - £30
SOLD £10
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Ernald James Unforgettable Countryfolk: Midlands Reminiscences, Cornish Bros, [1948], VG in worn & chipped d/jkt; 8 photo-plates. 178pp

Percy W.L. Adams "Wolstanton: (Wolstan's Town) A brief History of the ancient Church, Parish, and Village", Edwin Eardley, Tunstall, 1908,

Lot: 59

  • Auction Date: Wed 13th Oct 2021 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £30 - £40
SOLD £15
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Percy W.L. Adams Wolstanton: (Wolstan's Town) A brief History of the ancient Church, Parish, and Village, Edwin Eardley, Tunstall, 1908, 2nd Edn; original cloth, gilt, wear to extremities; ownership signatures to front endpaper; illustrated with photo-plates. Fine internally; (6),112pp

[Mary Holland] "Some Records of the Holland Family…of Barton-Under-Needwood, Staffordshire", Philip Allan,1929; orig.cloth, gilt,

Lot: 61

  • Auction Date: Wed 13th Oct 2021 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £52
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[Mary Holland] Some Records of the Holland Family…of Barton-Under-Needwood, Staffordshire, Philip Allan, 1929; orig.cloth, gilt, spine faded; armorial bookplate of John Gretton of Stapleford; a presentation copy from the author to Sir Reginald Hardy; browning to endpapers o/w fine internally. 8 photo-plates. 135pp

S.W. Hutchinson "The Archdeaconry of Stoke-on-Trent. Historical Notes", Bemrose, 1893, front inner hinge cracked; and 5 others on Stoke

Lot: 62

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  • Est: £40 - £50
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S.W. Hutchinson The Archdeaconry of Stoke-on-Trent. Historical Notes, Bemrose, 1893, front inner hinge cracked; and 5 others on Stoke including two fine directories of 1954 and 1967. (6)

"Keates's Gazetteer & Directory of the Staffordshire Potteries, Newcastle and District 1873-74", Hanley, 1873,

Lot: 63

  • Auction Date: Wed 13th Oct 2021 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £40 - £50
SOLD £18
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Keates's Gazetteer & Directory of the Staffordshire Potteries, Newcastle and District 1873-74, Hanley, 1873, orig. blind-tooled & gilt cloth, faded, VG internally; F. Brighton Pattingham, 1942, ink marks to cover; Simeon Shaw History of the Staffordshire Potteries, 1829 (poor binding); and other Staffordshire history including 1980s/90s journals (23). Varied condition. (45 in all).

C.M. Doughty "Travels in Arabia Deserta", Folio Society, 2013, re-issue of the 1936 edition with introduction by T.E.Lawrence;

Lot: 65

  • Auction Date: Wed 13th Oct 2021 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £350 - £400
SOLD £430
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C.M. Doughty Travels in Arabia Deserta, Folio Society, 2013, re-issue of the 1936 edition with introduction by T.E.Lawrence; number 701 of 780 issued, complete in 2 volumes bound in half-leather by Lachenmaier with marbled sides designed by Jemma Lewis; t.e.g., together with fine folding map bound in buckram, and all contained in the issued box with gilt leather title label on verso. No internal markings. VF. Scarce