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6th Feb 2020 General Sale

Sale Catalogue

Featured Lots

460 :: A 19th century map of the world, 'A Chart of the World on Mercator's Projection, reduced from the Large Chart by John Purdy' published by Richard Holmes Laurie, chartseller to the Admiralty, 9th January, 1826 ...
Price Achieved:
£600.00.

160 :: A Wedgwood 'Strawberry' complete dinner service comprising dinner plates, bowls, side plates, saucers, meat plate, coffee cups, teapot, coffee pot etc ...
Price Achieved:
£500.00.

659 :: A mid century teak sideboard, having four sections: drop down door, three drawers, and two cupboard doors, 208cmW ...
Price Achieved:
£370.00.

59 :: A 19th century Chinese export porcelain famille verte cabbage and butterfly bowl, marks to base, 36cmD ...
Price Achieved:
£320.00.

716 :: A substantial contemporary corner unit leopard print sofa, each side 200cmW ...
Price Achieved:
£320.00.

152 :: A biscuit porcelain bust of Mark Anthony, 39cmH ...
Price Achieved:
£280.00.

631 :: A large oak kneehole desk, gilt tooled leather skiver, above three drawers, the kneehole flagged by a further six drawers, 141x92x76cmH ...
Price Achieved:
£270.00.

582 :: A very large West Persian rug with triple border, 345x245cm ...
Price Achieved:
£260.00.

415 :: A bronze of the god Shiva, seated on a bearskin, 45cmH ...
Price Achieved:
£260.00.

556 :: An Australian aborigine painting by the Warlpiri artist Patricia Lee Napangardis (1961-2006) of Western Australia. A large oil on canvas featuring symbolic groups of people, throwing sticks and shields around a water hole. A fine example of classical desert painting with the icons on a dripped and ...
Price Achieved:
£240.00.

 

Full Catalogue

248 :: A number of theatre programs, including a My Fair Lady souvenir book, Theatre Royal Dury Lane, with Rex Harrison ...
Price Achieved: £.

249A :: A mixed box of books, to include F. Martin Duncan, 'Animals of the Sea' and W. Somerset Maugham etc ...
Price Achieved: £.

249 :: A box of mixed books, mostly published by the Companion Book Club London ...
Price Achieved: £.

250 :: Helen Allingham, 'Happy England', limited edition 624/750, signed by Helen Allingham in ink, published by Adam and Charles Black, 1903 ...
Price Achieved: £55.00.

251 :: John Lempriere, 'Universal Biography: Containing a Copius Account, Critical and Historical, of the Life and Character, Labors and Actions of Eminent Persons, in All Ages and Countries, Conditions and Professions', bound in a marble board cover with gilt writing to spine, T. Cadell and W. Davies, London: 180...
Price Achieved: £5.00.

252 :: 'Heroines of Shakespeare: Comprising The Principal Female Characters in the Plays of the Great Poet', cloth and leather bindings, with embossed gilt title, c.1880 ...
Price Achieved: £.

253 :: S.C Hall, 'Royal Gems from the Galleries of Europe: Engraved after Pictures of the Great Masters' (af), red cloth hardcover with embossed gilt decoration, London: George Virtue, c.1850 ...
Price Achieved: £.

254A :: A mixed box of books, mainly focused on The Island of Skye, to include 'The Guidebook to Isle of Skye and Adjacent Islands' by Alexander Nicolson ...
Price Achieved: £.

254 :: A mixed box of books, some Penguin editions, together with some Companion editions ...
Price Achieved: £10.00.

255 :: Three volumes of 'Magazine of Art', Vol. IV, V and VI, 1881-1883, hardcover with embossed gilt spine, Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co. (3) ...
Price Achieved: £5.00.

256A :: A mixed box of books, mainly children's and religious books, to include a first edition of Rev. Awdry's Thomas the Tank Engine series 'The Twin Engines', Orlando's Evening Out, The Hobbit, Beatrix Potter, Mary Norton's 'The Borrowers', The Christopher Robin Story Book, The Christopher Robi...
Price Achieved: £.

256 :: The Art Journal, New Series Volume XIV, red cloth hardcover with gilt embossed Grecian urn cover design, London: Virtue & Company ltd, 1875 ...
Price Achieved: £15.00.

257A :: Thomas Doolittle, 'Rebukes for Sin By God's Burning Anger: By The Burning of London: by The Burning of the World: By The Burning of the Wicked in Hell-Fire' (af), London: Dorman Newman, 1667 ...
Price Achieved: £.

257 :: William Beveridge, 'Thesaurus Theologicus: Or a Complete System of Divinity : Summ'd up in Brief Notes Upon Select Places of the Old and New Testament', Vol. I, Second Edition, leather bound, Printed for Rich. Smith, in Exeter-Change in the Strand, 1771 ...
Price Achieved: £85.00.

258 :: 'Henry's Comment on the Bible' (af), 'With Copious Notes, Explanatory, Practical and Evangelical, selected from the Commentary of the Rev. Matthew Henry, by the Rev. John Kershaw', Oxford: Bartlett, Newman, and Bartlett, 1817 ...
Price Achieved: £5.00.

259A :: Local interest, Dorset Grassland Society leaflets, 1967; 1968-1969; 1969-70; Silver Jubilee 1961-1986 etc; Together with a mixed box of books, mainly Scotland and Animal interest, to include R.M Lockley, 'The Seals and the Curragh', in original dust jacket, London: The Scientific Book Club ...
Price Achieved: £.

259 :: 'The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church, According to the use of The Church of England: Together with The Psalter or Psalms of David, Pointed as they are to be Sung or Said in Churches, and the form or manner of making, ordain...
Price Achieved: £.

260A :: A mixed box of books to include A.A. Milne, Robert Browning, Scott, Whittier, R.L Stevenson etc ...
Price Achieved: £.

260 :: Mrs. Sherwood, 'Roxobel', vols 1-3, combed pattern marble board covers with leather binding and gilt embossed titles, London: Houlston and Son, 1831; together with 'The Works of Peter Pindar, esq. vol 3'(af), 'The Most Renowned History of the Invincible Pericles of Greece' (af) and 'The Adventures of...
Price Achieved: £5.00.

261A :: A complete set of 30 volumes of 'The London Edition' Charles Dickens novels, green clothbound hardcovers with embossed arts and crafts style cover design and gilt titles to spine, London: The Caxton Publishing Company; together with a collection of volumes 1-20 of 'The Windsor Shak...
Price Achieved: £.

261 :: Winston S. Churchill, 'The Second World War', six volume set (1948-1954), all first edition in original dust jackets, London: Cassell & Co ltd; together with Philip Guedalla, 'Mr. Churchill: A Portrait', first edition, London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1941; and one other ...
Price Achieved: £40.00.

262A :: Local interest, Arthur Oswald, 'Country Houses of Dorset', with 200 illustrations from photographs and a map, London: Country Life Ltd, 1935 ...
Price Achieved: £.

262 :: Charles Kingsley, 'The Water Babies- 16 Colour Plates', illustrations by Harry G. Theaker, hardcover with original dust jacket, London: Ward, Lock & Co. ltd ...
Price Achieved: £18.00.

263A :: A mixed lot of British Royal Family and Winston Churchill related ephemera, to include the souvenir programme of 'The Wedding of Her Royal Highness Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, R.N, Westminster Abbey, 20th November 1947'; Approved Souvenir Programme of the wedd...
Price Achieved: £.

263 :: A selection of maps and guides, to include May 1922 Map of the London General Bus Routes; C.C. Trams Map and Guide; The Greater Fort Worth, Texas, Courtesy of Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce; Dallas Ft.Worth; Berlin 14. Auflage; Lucknow the City of Nawabs; Chicago and Suburbs Downtown ...
Price Achieved: £.