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Auction No 424 (Wed 6th Mar 2024 12:00 GMT)

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"The Illustrated London News" bound volumes for 1875 (2 vols), July-December 1877, July-December 1878, and July-December 1879, quarter-leather, gilt;

Lot: 1

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  • Est: £100 - £150
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The Illustrated London News bound volumes for 1875 (2 vols), July-December 1877, July-December 1878, and July-December 1879, quarter-leather, gilt; bindings & endpapers in poor condition; contents fine ex. first few leaves of 1877 volume chipped & soiled lower right corner. (5)

Assortment in carton including trade catalogues of English Chairs (2), Pragnell "The London Panoramas of Robert Barker and Thomas Girtin",1968,

Lot: 2

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  • Est: £20 - £30
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Assortment in carton including trade catalogues of English Chairs (2), Pragnell The London Panoramas of Robert Barker and Thomas Girtin, 1968, motoring magazines, Scottish Field magazine 1956, etc.     

"Country Life" magazine, bound volumes for July-Dec.1898, Jan.-June 1900, Jan.-June 1901, and July-Dec.1907. Poor bindings but clean internally.

Lot: 3

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  • Est: £40 - £50
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Country Life magazine, bound volumes for July-Dec.1898, Jan.-June 1900, Jan.-June 1901, and July-Dec.1907. Poor bindings but clean internally.

"The Traveller’s Pocket-Book; or Ogilby and Morgan’s Book of the Roads", London, 1794, old leather binding, lacking map and endpapers,

Lot: 4

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The Traveller's Pocket-Book; or Ogilby and Morgan's Book of the Roads, London, 1794, old leather binding, lacking map and endpapers, good clean text; together with 1960s books on UK Merchant Ships (5), qty.of stamps and FDCs, and some ephemera.  

Photographs, several large-format, various subjects, 1890s to 1930s, mounted on board, including 1929 American Dirt Track Riders in London,

Lot: 5

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Photographs, several large-format, various subjects, 1890s to 1930s, mounted on board, including 1929 American Dirt Track Riders in London, many late-19th Century views and some group portraits, etc. Locations include Herefordshire, Tetbury, Clacton-on-Sea, Isle of Wight, and elsewhere. Varied quality. (140)

Album of signed photos & pages, including Joshua Jackson, Erwin Leder, Mo Mowlam, Corbin Bernsen, and various others, mostly entertainers. (49)

Lot: 6

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Album of signed photos & pages, including Joshua Jackson, Erwin Leder, Mo Mowlam, Corbin Bernsen, and various others, mostly entertainers. (49)

English Literature in gilt leather bindings comprising Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Oxford, 1913; Christina Rossetti, Macmillan,1935;

Lot: 7

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English Literature in gilt leather bindings comprising Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Oxford, 1913; Christina Rossetti, Macmillan, 1935; Rupert Brooke, Sidgwick & Jackson 1916; and nine others published Oxford 1943-67; the Rupert Brooke in three-quarter leather, others in full leather, gilt edged. The Christina Rossetti with spine faded and gift inscription, others VG/VF and uninscribed. Attractive lot. (12)

"Charles Dickens Library", Educational Book Co., c.1910, 18 volume set, half-leather gilt, illustrated by Harry Furniss with 1200 illustrations

Lot: 8

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Charles Dickens Library, Educational Book Co., c.1910, 18 volume set, half-leather gilt, illustrated by Harry Furniss with 1200 illustrations including 500 plates; occasional minor fox marks, discolouration to the cloth-covered boards. (18)

[William Combe] "The Tour of Doctor Syntax through London",1820, 3rd edition, half-leather, gilt title label, 19 hand-coloured plates plus title page.

Lot: 9

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[William Combe] The Tour of Doctor Syntax through London, 1820, 3rd edition, half-leather, gilt title label, 19 hand-coloured plates plus title page. Binding with wear to extremities, occasional light browning & finger marks, generally VG/Fine internally.

Pierce Egan "Life in London;, or, the Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq., and his elegant friend Corinthian Tom", London, 1821.

Lot: 10

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Pierce Egan Life in London;, or, the Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq., and h is elegant friend Corinthian Tom, London, 1821. 20th Century full crushed morocco, gilt, small dents to back board o/w fine; original pictorial wraps laid down on pastedowns; complete with 36 fine hand-coloured plates by I.R. & G. Cruikshank; three folding music-sheets foxed; occasional browning to text.

Mary Tourtel "The Big Rupert Story Book", Purnell [1951], pictorial boards, near fine, in damaged d/jkt; Alfred Bestall "More Adventures of Rupert"

Lot: 11

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  • Est: £60 - £80
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Mary Tourtel The Big Rupert Story Book, Purnell [1951], pictorial boards, near fine, in damaged d/jkt; Alfred Bestall More Adventures of Rupert [1937] in worn & darkened boards, pp.121/122 badly damaged but with a good replacement page loosely inserted; and other 1940s/50s Rupert annuals in very mixed condition, some VG/Fine comprising The New Rupert Book [1946 & 1951], and More Adventures of Rupert [1953].  (13)

Social & Economic History, plus few local history titles, largely h/bks in d/jackets, a few with ownership signatures o/w VG/VF, none ex-library. (38)

Lot: 12

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Social & Economic History, plus few local history titles, largely h/bks in d/jackets, a few with ownership signatures o/w VG/VF, none ex-library. (38)

Aviation. A selection of modern titles, chiefly military/RAF, some civil aircraft, many WW2 related including airfields & crash sites. Mainly softback

Lot: 13

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  • Est: £30 - £40
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Aviation. A selection of modern titles, chiefly military/RAF, some civil aircraft, many WW2 related including airfields & crash sites. Mainly softbacks, some h/bk in d/jackets. Fine. No ownership inscriptions. (21)

"The Queen’s Matrimonial Ladder: A National Toy", William Hone, [1820], lacking the pamphlet with which this was originally issued. Scarce. VG.

Lot: 14

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The Queen's Matrimonial Ladder: A National Toy, William Hone, [1820], lacking the pamphlet with which this was originally issued. Scarce. VG.

WW2 HMSO softback publications and similar including "Coastal Command", "Roof Over Britain", "Bomber Command" (2 different),

Lot: 15

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WW2 HMSO softback publications and similar including Coastal Command, Roof Over Britain, Bomber Command (2 different), The Mediterranean Fleet, R.A.F. Middle East, R.A.F. Parade (2), His Majesty's Minesweepers, The Air Battle of Malta, The Eighth Army, Target Germany, etc. Some wear. Fair to near fine. (23)

The Speight family, photographers of Market Harborough, Kettering and Nuneaton: a collection of portrait photographs in modern album, and loose,

Lot: 16

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  • Est: £60 - £80
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The Speight family, photographers of Market Harborough, Kettering and Nuneaton: a collection of portrait photographs in modern album, and loose, comprising 19th Century cabinet photos (16) and carte-de-visite (6), and early-20th Century PC size photos (10); together with topographical PPCs (25) issued by Clare Speight mostly views of Warwickshire plus few Blackpool. VG/VF (57)

E. H. Speight of Rugby, photographer: a collection of 19th Century carte-de-visite (40) and cabinet portrait photographs, plus a church interior,

Lot: 17

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  • Est: £50 - £70
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E. H. Speight of Rugby, photographer: a collection of 19th Century carte-de-visite (40) and cabinet portrait photographs, plus a church interior, housed in a modern album. Good to VF (47). Also a portrait photo c.1910, and a modern reproduction of Speight in old age with his wife.

Thomas Archer & Amelia Stirling "Queen Victoria: Her Life and Reign", Gresham, 1901, four volume set, art nouveau style bindings, gilt-edged,

Lot: 18

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  • Est: £30 - £40
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Thomas Archer & Amelia Stirling Queen Victoria: Her Life and Reign, Gresham, 1901, four volume set, art nouveau style bindings, gilt-edged, some fading to spines, tissue-guarded plates, ownership inscriptions to front endpapers. VG  

Cabinet photos 1870s to 1890s plus few later; mainly portraits including 36 Military & Naval, but also the Tay Bridge (prior to the disaster)

Lot: 19

  • Auction Date: Wed 6th Mar 2024 12:00 GMT
  • Est: £120 - £160
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Cabinet photos 1870s to 1890s plus few later; mainly portraits including 36 Military & Naval, but also the Tay Bridge (prior to the disaster) and few other views. Chiefly UK photographers, some overseas including USA, Hong Kong and India. Mixed condition, 16 cut-down/trimmed, many are fine. (141)  

Large format photos (6) and hand-tinted gravures (4), including three of the Simmer & Jack Gold Mine, Johannesburg, the Metropole Theatre Bootle,

Lot: 20

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  • Est: £60 - £80
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Large format photos (6) and hand-tinted gravures (4), including three of the Simmer & Jack Gold Mine, Johannesburg, the Metropole Theatre Bootle, 1911, superb carting scene (location unknown), the Black Horse Inn, Swanington, the C.W.S. (Reddish) Football Team 1929, and WWI R.A.M.C. group photo. VG/VF (10 items)

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