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Carton of softback publications (many Lancashire related) and sundry ephemera, with Cigarette Cards, military photos, etc. Early 20th Century to modern. (Qty) (5 kilos)
The Strand Magazine, George Newnes, Jan.1891 to Dec.1894, bound into eight volumes, containing The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and other Conan Doyle stories. Publisher's pictorial cloth, VG, some volumes with scattered spotting to text.
Richard Harding-Davis The Congo and Coasts of Africa, T. Fisher Unwin, 1908, wear to foot of spine, prize bookplate, VG; [E.J. Hardy] How to be Happy though Married, T. Fisher Unwin, 1896, pictorial cloth, VG, gift inscription on verso of front endpaper; and Alfred Austin Lamia's Winter Quarters, A. & C. Black, 1907, No.220 of 250, in fair condition. All very clean internally, two with plates. (3)
Pinncok's Catechisms, 1819-1820s, a bound volume, containing Catechisms on Italian Grammar, Entomology, Heraldry, Architecture, Poetry, Chemistry, Mineralogy, General Knowledge, Mental Philosophy, and Mythology, most with an engraved frontispiece, full leather, recased and rebacked; together with other leather-bound books including Baxter's Dying Thoughts, 1822, and The Trials of Charles the First, 1832 (library stamps to title page). Mixed condition though bindings are sound, 11 in full leather; Heath's Book of Beauty with plates removed. (16)
WWI period embroidered pennant for the York & Lancaster Regiment, 45 x 35cm, VG condition; plus some family photos, and few 19th Century coins.
The Strand Magazine, George Newnes, July 1895 to Dec. 1901, a run of 13 volumes, half-leather, gilt, rubbed and chipped, marble edged, some browning to endpapers o/w fine internally, no foxing. (13)
William Hall & Thomas Lloyd The New Encyclopaedia or Modern Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, C. Cooke, c.1797, second edn., Vol.3 (of 3); folio, contemp. sheep, poor condition but still containing numerous plates, some loose.
Carton of softback publications and ephemera, mostly 20th Century; with many programmes, guide books, trade catalogues, etc; 1960s football programmes & cuttings all laid down in two scrap albums; qty. of 1960s-2000s photographs of Lancs & Cheshire military associations, etc. Also few PPCs. Mixed condition. (Large qty).
Various including fine 1873 Sampler by Elizabeth Gray of the National School, Farnworth; 1915/1916 Overseas Club fund-raising certificates (3); an embroidered bookmark; some post cards, & other items. (Qty)
Four autograph albums including signatures of Robin Cook, Frank Sinclair, Joe Corrigan, Tom O'Connor, Peter Bonetti, Paul O'Grady, Su Pollard, Victor Spinetti, Dennis Waterman, Frank Bruno, Ken Dodd, Joe Pasquale, David Ginola, Anton Rodgers, Alison Steadman, and many other well-known especially footballers. Some pages removed. (Qty)
Autographed photos and few pages, in album and in soft mounts; including Jennifer Saunders, Robert Mitchum (signed page), Terry Wogan, Esther Rantzen, John Humphries, Alan Hansen, Harrison Ford, Mohamed Al Fayed, David Whitfield (4), Jane Baxter and others with many TV personalities. (over 100 items)
Autographed photos and signed pages in album, entertainers & sport; including Paul Jones, Eric Portman, Derek Jacobi, Moira Lister, Robert Powell, Sue Johnston, Fred Titmus, TV presenters, etc. (92)
Autographed pages, a collection formed in the 1980s, including Matthew Broderick, Rory Bremner, Andrew Sachs, Daley Thompson, Joan Plowright, Jean Simmons, Joss Ackland, James Galway, Eric Heffer, Jeremy Irons, Daniel Massey, Denis Quilley, Johnny Dankworth, Derek Bond, and other well-known. (68)
Autographs in seven small albums, 1920s to 1970s in very mixed condition, plus selection of six signed books (mainly modern), and a few Victorian family photos. Two albums near empty. (Qty)
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)
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; plus various engravings and a Victorian woven silk bookmark. Fair-fine (18 items)
Box with many steel and copper engravings from 17th Century, mostly topographical, plus some wood engravings and few 1920s etchings. Mixed condition. (145)
Trade Catalogues (10) from 1913 with Faudels Ltd 1925 (240pp of illustrations, VG), and Army & Navy Stores Price List 1937/38 (over 1,200pp, worn binding); also company histories (3); Blackpool Tower & Winter Gardens Programme 1937; Air Training Corps Gazette 1941-1944 in three bound volumes; and other items. (26)
The Comprehensive Bible, Samuel Bagster, 1827, tall octavo, full blind-tooled and gilt leather, faded; gift inscription of William Fleming to his son dated 1829, second free-endpaper with manuscript family tree of the Fleming and Bell families of Coupar, Kilwinning and Glasgow, extended with an additional leaf tipped in, and covering the period 1746-1875. Good clean text.