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1 PENNANT Thomas, A Tour in Wales, 1770, pub London, printed by Henry Hughes 1778, folding plate of Castle Dynas Bran, and other plates, board detached, and worn (1) lots £40
2 LHOYD H., The Histoire of Cambria now called Wales, augmented and continued by David Powel, original dated 1584, reprinted London, 1811, leather bound, restored (1) lots Not Sold
3 SOTHEBY W., A Tour Through Parts of Wales, Sonnets, Odes, and other Poems, with engravings from Drawings by T. Smith, pub London, 1794, leather binding, repaired spine (1) lots £140
4 ORMEROD George, The History of the County Palatine and City of Chester, 2nd edition, revised and enlarged by Thomas Helsby, pub London, 1882, in three volumes, rebound with repairs to some pages, together with HESS John Peter, The History and Life of George Ormerod, Historian of Cheshire, d.w. (4) lots £90
5 HAVERGAL Rev. Francis T, 1869, Fasti Herefordenses and other Antiquarian memorials, leather bound, with colour and black and white plates and Hereford Road Acts 1714-1797, all bound in one volume, including Ledbury, Hereford and building of bridge between Lydney and Clifford, 1780 etc (2) lots £100
6 EVERY S. F., Etchings of the Church, Monuments & Castle of Tong, Salop, 1841 (1) lots £55
7 BARROW John, Mountain Ascents in Westmorland and Cumberland, 1886, Linton E. Lynn, the Lake Country, 1864, with map and plates, RAWNSLEY H. D., Lake Country Sketches 1903, PYNE J. B., The Lake Scenery of England, c.1859 (pages loose and a few plates missing) lots Not Sold
8 GREEN William, A Description of a series of sixty small prints etched by William Green of Ambleside, from drawings made by himself, 1814 (1) lots £130
9 ROSE Thomas, Westmorland, Cumberland, Durham and Northumberland illustrated from original drawings by Thomas Allom, with Historical and Topographical Descriptions, 3 volumes bound in one, 1834-1836, aka Gage D'Amitie, The Northern Tourist of Lake And Mountain Scenery, with a total of 216 Views (1) lots Not Sold
10 THOMSON James, A Great Free City, The Book of Silcheter, 2 vols, 1924, illustrated with plates, drawings, maps and plans (2) Ltd Edit lots Not Sold
11 A bound volume: CORDEN Henry, manuscript copy being Description of Churches and the Cathedrals of Wales, Chester, York and Lichfield, also the Abbeys of Whitby and Tewkesbury, etc, illustrated with photographs and watercolour drawings, etc. Boards and spine detached (1) lots £55
12 THREE BOXES: Local Topography (3 Boxes) lots £85
13 THREE BOXES: Welsh Topography including R.C.H.M. by Peter Smith on Houses of the Welsh Countryside (3 Boxes) lots £120
14 COXE William, An Historical Tour in Monmouthshire, illustrated with view by Sir R. C. Hoare, A New Map of the County and other Engravings, pub London, 1801 in two volumes, leather bound, worn, spine splitting (2) lots Not Sold
15 WOOLLEY George, The Parish Church of St. Lawrences, Ludlow, a Monograph of the Tower Restoration, pub 1893, GANDERTON and LAFOND, Ludlow Stained and Painted Glass, pub 1961 (2 copies) and a collection of Ephemera relating to the Parish Church (Bundle) lots £35
16 MOSS Fletcher, The Fifth Best of Pilgrimages to Old Homes, pub Didsbury 1910, MORTON H.V., In Search of Ireland and In Search of Wales, Scotland, etc in seven vols and BULL Henry Graves, Notes on the Birds of Herefordshire, pub for Woolhope Club, 1888 (9) lots £20
17 JONES Theophilus, A History of County of Brecknock, reprint 1898 edition, two volumes bound in one, ltd edit 249/600 (1) lots £65
18 WILLIAMS Rev. Jonathon, A General History of the County of Radnor, pub 1905 (1) lots £100
19 WILLIAMS John, Llyfr Baglan or The Book of Baglan, compiled between the years 1600 and 1607, transcribed from original by Joseph Alfred Brachey, pub London, Hughes and Clark, 1910 (1) lots £60
20 WICKES Charles, Illustrations of the Spires and Towers of the Mediaeval Churches of England, 1853/4, in two volumes, folio (2) lots £40
21 NIGHTINGALE Rev. Joseph, The Beauties of England and Wales or Original Delineations topographical, historical and descriptive of each County, pub Longman, Longman & Co., 1801-1815, half calf and marbled boards (25) lots £180
22 The Antiquarian Itinerary Comprising Specimens of Architecture, Monastic, Castellated and Domestic, with other Vestiges of Antiquity in Great Britain, pub 1815, leather bound A/F (7) lots £20
23 COPINGER W.A.C., History and Records of the Smith-Carrington Family, from the conquest to the present time, 1907, of Ashby Folville Leics and elsewhere, large folio, with very large cloth pedigree, documents and photos, in matching box (2) lots £130
24 PHILLIPS John Roland, Memoirs of the Civil War in Wales and the Marches 1642-1649, pub London, Longman's Green & Co 1878, 2nd edit, binding poor (1) lots £40
25 A MS Volume, Richard Brown, Overseer 1835, possibly related to Llangurig, Rents/Defaulters/Expenses, etc (1) lots Not Sold
26 OVIDS Metamorphoses, translated into English Verse by various authors, pub London, originally by Sir Samual Garth, 1807 (1) lots Not Sold
27 SCHEEL M. de, Memoirs D'Artillerie contenant L'Artillerie Nouvelle en 1765 avec L'Expose et L'Analyse de Obiections, pub Copenhagne 1777, full calf, folding maps/plans/diagrams, ex library (1) lots £100
28 JOHNSTON, the late Alex and Keith with additions and corrections by T. B. Johnson, The Royal Atlas of Modern Geography with special Index to each map, New Edition, pub Edinburgh and London 1887, folio 1/2 calf (1) lots £110
29 BARROW John, An Account of Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa in the years 1797-1798 pub T. Cadell 1801 1st Edition 4to 2 vols 1801, 1804 vol 1 1vii 419pp+1pp ads Vol 2 xi 457pp all 8 folding maps and charts large map of Cape of Good Hope, large fold out aquatint of Cape Town, binding 1/2 leather with 5 raised bands gilt lines red title label, would appear to be original binding e/ps water marked 1811. Very good condition lots Not Sold
30 S. C. BREES, Pictorial Illustrations of NEW ZEALAND pub John Williams, Folio Blind stamped red cloth with gilt decoration and title 1847, 1st Edition 36pp of text 64 immaculate engravings with tissue guards lots £260
31 JONES Edward, Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards, presented by tradition and authentic manuscripts from very remote antiquity, pub London 1794, bound with The Bardic Museum, Welsh Bards and Druids, pub 1802, red leather and blue cloth rebound (1) lots Not Sold
32 Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time, from Restoration of King Charles II to Settlement of William and Mary, pub London 1724, Vol I and From the Revolution to the Conclusion of the Treaty of Peace, in the Reign of Queen Anne, pub London 1734, Vol II, both bound in leather (2) lots Not Sold
33 SHAW Henry, Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages, pub London, Williams Pickering 1843, illus with engravings, 1/2 vellum and marbled boards (2) lots £250
34 SCHATEN Nicolao, Annalium Paderbonensium Pars Prima, Tommus Secondus, c.1693, Maximilianus Fridericus dei Gratia Archiepiscopus Coloniensis, Episcopus Monasteriensis, binding A/F (1) lots Not Sold
35 TEESDALE & Co's General Atlas of the World, in forty seven maps, including ancient Maps of Greece, The Roman and Persian Empires and Palestine, revised and corrected by the Late Dr. Arnold, pub London 1853, leather bound, boards detached (1) lots £340
36 HAKLUYT Richard, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation, made by sea or over-land, to the remote and Farthest Distant Quarters of the Earth, pub Glasgow, James MacLehose and Sons, 1903, maps and plans, blue cloth bound, in a set of twelve volumes (12) lots £90
37 SANDFORD Christopher, Boars Head Press, Primeval Gods, illustrated Blair Hughes-Stanton, Limited Edition no 29/150, in folding case and an advertising booklet, The Boars Head Press, Books that are Flowers (2) lots £110
38 96 Original Railway and Canal Bills, with several colour maps, bound in: Reports from Commisssioners 1857-58 and also inlcuding: Woods, Forest, Harbours, docks reports with occassional maps and plans (lacks map of England - see list p42 Railways section) (1) lots £70
39 JEFFERIES Richard, The Game Keeper at Home, 1878 and Amaryllis at the Fair, 1887, together with six large natural history related volumes (8) lots £50
40 BAEDEKER's Guides to Switzerland, Italy, Sicily, France etc and others to Washington, Belgium, the Rhine, Corsica, etc (16) lots £20
41 EDWARDS, E. Severn to Tyne. London: Kelly, 1889, [Various authors] Industrial Rivers of the United Kingdom. London: Fisher Unwin, 1888, THORNE, J. Rambles by Rivers: The Duddon, Mole, Adur, Arun, Wey, Lea, Dove. London: Knight, 1844, bound with THORNE, J. Rambles by Rivers: The Avon. London: Knight, 1845, THORNE, J. Rambles by Rivers: The Thames (2 vols bound in one), London: Knight, 1847 & 1849, and 4 others on rivers in Britain. (8) lots £45
42 FRITH, H. The Romance of Engineering. London, Ward Lock, n.d. [c1901], full polished calf prize binding, WILLIAMS, A. Victories of the Engineer. London: Nelson, nd [c1910], TEW, D. Canal Inclines & Lifts. Gloucester: Sutton, 1984, and three others on civil engineering. (6) lots £45
43 A continuous run (probably all published) of the periodical ‘Transport History’ comprising Vols 1-5, 1968-72 [bound volumes in d.w.s; remainder in card covers as issued]; Vol 6, nos 1-3, 1973, Vol 7 no 1, 1974. Publication then passed from D&C to Graphmitre, whose first issue was incorrectly numbered Vol 6, no 3/Vol 7 no 1, 1977. Then followed Vol 8, nos 2&3, (1977), Vol 9, nos 1-3 (1978), Vol 10, nos 1-3, (1979), Vol 11, nos 1&2 (1980). (20) lots £45
44 Four early 20th-century cruises on English waterways: AUBERTIN, C. A Caravan Afloat. London: Simpkin et al, nd [1916, 1st edn], signed by author, NEAL, A. Canals, Cruises & Contentment. London: Cranton, nd [1921], SMITH, C. Through the Kennet & Avon Canal by Motor Boat. London: Roberts, 1929, BARNES, E. [Lady Yarrow]. As The Water Flows. London: Richards, 1st edn, nd [1920], art paper throughout with many photos & col illus. (4) lots £20
45 KINGSTON, W. A Yacht Voyage round England. London: Relig Tract Soc, n.d. [poss 1st edn, 1879], SPEED, H. Cruises in Small Yachts & Big Canoes. London: Norie & Wilson, 1st edn 1883. Worn but complete. SPEED, H. Cruises in Small Yachts. London: Imray, 2nd edn, 1926, LYNAM, C. The Log of the Blue Dragon, 1892-1904. London: Bullen, 1st edn 1907, Yachting Monthly, bound vol XIV, Nov 1912 – April 1913. (5) lots £30
46 TECHNOLOGY & CULTURE. Unbroken run of journal of Soc for the History of Technology. Bound volumes from vol 1, no 1 (winter 1959) to vol 11, no 4 (Oct 1970), pub by Univ of Chicago Press. (11) lots £30
47 BOYLE, E. & WAGHORN, T. The Law Relating to Traffic on Railways & Canals. 3 vols. London: Clowes, 1901. (3) lots Not Sold
48 COHEN, B. The Thames 1580-1980: a general bibliography. London: Cohen, 1985. BALDWIN, M. & BURTON, A. Canals – a new look. Chichester: Phillimore, 1984. HANSON, H. The Cruising Assn Library Catalogue. London: CA, 2nd edn, 1931, and two other CA catalogues. (5) lots £20
49 SKEMPTON, A. British Civil Engineering Literature 1640-1840. London: Mansell, 1987, and two others on the literature of civil engineering. (3) lots Not Sold
50 DOWNS A., Paddlewheels on the Frontier. Seattle: Superior, 1972, RAUDZENS, G. The British Ordnance Department & Canada's Canals 1815-1855. Ontario: Wilfred Laurier Univ, 1979, LEGGET, R. Canals of Canada. Vancouver: Douglas, David & Charles, 1976, and three others on Canadian waterways. (6) lots £60
51 VERNON-HARCOURT, L. Civil Engineering as applied to Construction. London: Longmans, 1902, MINIKIN, R. Practical River & Canal Engineering. London: Griffin, 1920, BEARDMORE, N, Hydraulic Tables, to aid the calculation of water & mill power. London: Waterlow, 1852, spine cloth splitting, [Various authors] Collection of engineering papers, such as Electric Canal Haulage, Birmingham & Bristol Channel Improved Navigation, Dock Gates, etc. various authors and dates, bound up in a single half calf volume, and 4 others on waterway engineering. (8) lots £45
52 OLIPHANT, L. The Russian Shores of the Black Sea in the Autumn of 1852, with a voyage down the Volga. London: Blackwood, 1853, 1st edn, orig pictorial cloth, re-backed with original spine laid down, AUERBACH, L. et al The White Sea Canal. London: Lane, 1935, 1st English edn, near complete d.w., and 3 others on Russian waterways. (5) lots £45
53 QUICK, H. American Inland Waterways. New York: Putnam, 1st edn, 1909, PUTNAM, J. The Illinois & Michigan Canal. Chicago Univ Press, 1918, HADFIELD, C & A. Afloat in America. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1979, signed by both authors, MOULTON, H. Waterways versus Railways. Boston: Mifflin, 1912, neat lib stamps, and 8 others on American inland waterways. (12) lots £20
54 SMILES, S. Lives of the Engineers: with an account of their principal works, comprising also a history of inland communication in Britain. Vol I, London: Murray, 1862, 6th thousand, Vol II, London: Murray, 1862, 6th thousand, Vol III, London: Murray, 1868, and a matching volume, numbered Vol IV on spine, Lives of Boulton & Watt. London: Murray, 1868, 2nd edn. A good set, in blind-stamped cloth, bevelled boards, with expected foxing, and slight chipping of extremities. (4) lots £45
55 BLACK, William. The Strange Adventures of a House Boat. London: Sampson Low et al, 1888, 4th edn. A three-decker, in original pictorial cloth, spines dull. (3) lots £100
56 SMILES, Samuel. Industrial Biography. London: Murray, 1863, 1st edn, SMILES, Samuel. Industrial Biography. London: Murray, 1876, new edn, SMILES, Aileen. Samuel Smiles & his surroundings. London: Hale, 1956. (3) lots £20
57 RIVER WEAVER. An early 19th-century reprint of 3 Acts of Parliament (1720, 1760, 1807), plus an index, produced by John Smith, Newcastle, 1811, bound in contemporary full calf. (1) lots £50
58 BARNSLEY CANAL. An early 19th century reprint of first 2 Acts for this canal (1793, 1808) plus an index, printed by Richard Nichols, Wakefield, 1826, bound in contemporary full calf. Some wear, front endppr carelessly removed leading to small hole at edge of title page. (1) lots £65
59 TANNER, H. A Description of the Canals & Railroads of the United States. New York: Kelley, 1970 reprint of orig edn of 1840, HALL, W et al, Chicago River & Harbor Convention, 1847. Chicago: Fergus, 1882. Modern buckram binding retaining orig paper wraps, STEVENSON, D. Sketch of The Civil Engineering of North America. London: Weale, 2nd edn, 1859, binding strained, DRAGO, H. Canal Days in America. New York: Bramhall House, 1972, and 5 others on US waterways. (9) lots £35
60 [L T C ROLT contributes:] FLETCHER, H. A Life on the Humber. London: Faber, 1975, BRUNEL, I. The Life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Newton Abbot, David & Charles, 1971 reprint of orig edn of 1870, PAINE, E. The Two James's & the Two Stephensons. Dawlish: David & Charles, 1961 reprint of orig edn of 1861, THURSTON, E. The "Flower of Gloster", Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1972 reprint of orig edn of 1911, SMILES, S. Industrial Biography. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1967 reprint of orig edn of 1863, and 6 others. All items in this lot contain contributions by L. T. C. Rolt. (11) lots £55
61 ROLT, L. T. C. Worcestershire. London: Hale, 1949, 1st edn, ROLT, L. T. C. Winterstoke. London: Constable, 1954, 1st edn, ROLT, L. T. C. Green & Silver. London: Allen & Unwin, 1949, 1st edn, ROLT, L. T. C. Thomas Telford. London: Longmans, 1969, 5th imp, ROLT, L. T. C. The Severn Bridge. Gloucestershire County Council, 1966, 2nd imp. (5) lots £30
62 [John MacGREGOR, inventor of the modern sport of canoeing]. MacGREGOR, J. A Thousand Miles in the Rob Roy Canoe on the Rivers & Lakes of Europe. London: Sampson Low, 1866, 2nd edn, MacGREGOR, J. The Rob Roy on the Baltic. London: Sampson Low, 1867, 1st edn, MacGREGOR, J. The Voyage Alone in the Yawl "Rob Roy" from London to Paris and back. London: Sampson Low, 1868, 2nd edn ( binding broken, contents complete), MacGREGOR, J. The Rob Roy on the Jordan, Nile, Red Sea . . . London: Murray, 1874, 4th edn, 4 chromolithograph plates, prize binding of full polished calf, rubbed, MacGREGOR, J. The Rob Roy on the Baltic. London: Sampson Low, 1894, 10th edn, HODDER, E. John MacGregor ("Rob Roy"). London: Hodder, 1894, inscribed by author's wife. (6) lots £50
63 ROLT, L T C. The Mechanicals. London: Heinemann, 1967. ROLT, L T C. Railway Adventure. London: Constable, 1953, 1st edn, ROLT, L T C. Thomas Newcomen. Dawlish: David & Charles, 1963, ROLT, L T C. The Making of a Railway [The Great Central]. London: Evelyn, 1979 reprint. ROLT, L T C. Victorian Engineering. London: Lane, 1970, 1st edn. (5) lots £20
64 SMILES, S. Industrial Biography, London: Murray, 1876 , new edn, SMILES, S. James Brindley & the Early Engineers. London: Murray, 1864, 1st edn, SMILES, S (ed). James Nasmyth, Engineer, an autobiography. London: Murray, 1883, 1st edn. (3) lots £45
65 POLE, W. The Life of Sir William Fairbairn, Bart. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1970 (reprint of orig edn of 1877), DOUGAN, D. The Great Gun-Maker: the story of Lord Armstrong. Newcastle: Graham, 1970, KINGSFORD, F. F. W. Lanchester: a life of an engineer. London: Arnold, 1960, LANE, M. The Rendel Connection: a dynasty of engineers. London: Quiller, 1989, and 6 others on George & Robert Stephenson. (10) lots £40
66 HANDLEY, J. The Navvy in Scotland. Cork Univ Press, 1970, BINNIE, G. Early Victorian Water Engineers. London: Thomas Telford, 1981, BURTON, A. The Railway Builders. London: Murray, 1992, CLOSE, Sir C. The Early Years of the Ordnance Survey. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1969 (reprint of orig edn of 1926), BIDDLE, G. The Railway Surveyors. London: Ian Allan, 1990, and 13 others on civil engineering history and biography. (18) lots £85
67 SAVILLE, Malcolm (six hardback books by) The Riddle of the Painted Box. London: Transatlantic Arts, 1947, 1st edn, orig cloth, crayon marks on rear, Two Fair Plaits. London; Lutterworth, 1948, 1st edn, orig cloth, The Riddle of the Painted Box. London: Murray, 1950, 2nd imp, complete Dw, Two Fair Plaits. London: Lutterworth, 1950, 2nd imp, chipped Dw, Young Johnnie Bimbo. London: Murray, 1956, 1st edn, The Riddle of the Painted Box. London: Murray, 1962 reprint, clipped Dw. (6) lots £25
68 BURTON, A. The Navigators. London: Macdonald & Jane's, 1976, 1st edn, complete Dw, BURTON, A. A Place to Stand. London: Macdonald & Jane's, 1977, 1st edn, complete Dw, MARSH, N. Clutch of Constables. London: Collins, 1968, 1st edn, complete Dw, ARKELL, R. The Round House. London: Joseph, 1958, 1st edn, complete Dw, TROLLOPE, A. The Three Clerks. London: Long, 1903, 16 illns by Hickling, TOFT, J. The Bargees, London: Dent, 1969, Uncorrected proof copy in original card covers, and 11 other novels set on inland waterways. (17) lots £20
69 CLAVEL, B. Lord of the River, London: Collins, 1973, 1st English edn, complete Dw, BOURNE, P. Gateway to Fortune. London: Hutchinson, 1952, 1st edn, WILLIAMSON, C & A. The Botor Chaperon. London: Methuen, 1907, 2nd imp, illd with 16 photos, CHENU, C. My Canoe. London: Partridge, 1931, bookplate of Calypso Chapin, TROCCHI, A. Cain's Book. London: Calder, 1963, 1st UK edn, and 13 other novels set on foreign inland waterways. (18) lots Not Sold
70 HEAD, G. A Home Tour through the Manufacturing Districts of England . . . 1835. London: Cass, 1968, 2nd edn (orig pub 1836), SVEDENSTIERNA, E. Svedenstierna's Tour, Great Britain 1802-3. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1973, 1st English edn., DYOS, H & ALDCROFT, D. British Transport: an economic survey from the 17th century to the 20th. Leicester Univ Press, 1969, and 6 others on transport history. (9) lots £35
71 BARRINGTON, G. Jan: the story of a Dutch barge dog, London: Longmans, 1956, PAYSON, H. The Boy Scouts at the Panama Canal. New York: Hurst, 1913, PILKINGTON, R. Jan's Treasure. London: Macmillan, 1955 reprint, presn copy signed by author, PILKINGTON, R. Don John's Ducats. London: Macmillan, 1960, 1st edn, and 16 other children's books set on foreign inland waterways. (20) lots Not Sold
72 STEVENSON , D. The Principles and Practice of Canal & River Engineering. Edinburgh: Black, 1872, 2nd edn. Orig cloth. Stamps of Lancaster Liby. (1) lots £30
73 YARRANTON, A. England's Improvement by Sea and Land, to Out-do the Dutch without Fighting, to Pay Debts without Moneys . . . London: printed by Everingham for the author, 1677. 7 plates (of 8) Some plates misfolded, some erosion to page margins. The pagination skips pages 73-96, as issued. Fine modern half calf. (1) lots £190
74 HASSELL, J. Tour of the Grand Junction illustrated in a series of engravings. London: for author, 1819, 1st edn. 24 full-page hand-col engrs. In orig boards, pages edges uncut. Frontis present but detached. (1) lots £170
75 Rivers of Great Britain series, pub by Cassell (London). The Thames from Source to Sea. 1891. Maroon half calf. Rivers of the East Coast, nd [c1889] (2 vols). Subscribers' edn. Rivers of the South & West Coasts. 1897. (4) lots £45
76 THOMAS, B & WATT, D. The Improvement of Rivers. New York: Wiley, 1905, 1st edn. Orig cloth, dampfaded along edges. THOMAS, B & WATT, D. The Improvement of Rivers. New York: Wiley, 1918, 2nd edn in 2 vols. Binding flaw in index of Vol 1 - 8pp duplicated, 8 omitted. (3) lots Not Sold
77 FORESTER, C S. The Voyage of the Annie Marble. London: Lane, 1929, 1st edn in orig cloth. FORESTER, C S. The Annie Marble in Germany. London: Lane, 1930, 1st edn in orig cloth, FORESTER, C S. The Hornblower Companion. London: Joseph, 1977, 2nd imp. Complete Dw. (3) lots £40
78 PEARS, C. From the Thames to the Netherlands. London: Chatto & Windus, 1914, TOWER, C. The Moselle (illd by Lionel EDWARDS). London: Constable, 1913, MACKINDER, H. The Rhine: its valley & history (illd by Effie JARDINE). London: Chatto & Windus, 1908, RISING, T & T. 'Kingfisher' Abroad. London: Cape, 1938, and 5 others on European waterways. (9) lots Not Sold
79 KINGSFORD, W. The Canadian Canals: their history & cost. Toronto: Rollo & Adam, 1863. Neat lib stamps, LINDSAY, G. The Great Lakes - St Lawrence Deep Waterway. Ottawa: Dept of Transport, 1949, and 7 others on the Great Lakes & St Lawrence Seaway. (8) lots £40
80 HARRIS John, Wonders! Descriptive of some of the most remarkable of Nature and Art, chapbook with sixteen coloured engraved plates, printed London, binding A/F (1) lots Not Sold
81 An Ordnance Survey Atlas of England and Wales, Quarter Inch to the Mile, printed OS Southampton 1922, maps on cloth and HAMMERTON J.A., Harmsworth's Atlas of the World and Pictorial Gazeteer, binding poor (2) lots £30
82 BLACK's General Atlas of the World, new and revised edition, pub Edinburgh, Adam & Charles Black, 1879 and The Times Survey Atlas of the World, by J.G. Bartholomew, pub London 1922, Selfridge edition (2) lots £35
83 HUGHES William, Phillip's School Atlas of Classical Geography, with consulting Index, 1889, JOHNSTON A.K., A School Atlas of General and Descriptive Geography, new edition 1870, The Tenth Edition the New Volumes of the Encyclopedia Britannica, Vol XXXIV, Maps, 1903, and KIEPERT's Heinrich, Atlas Antiquus, pub Berlin 1896 (4) lots £40
84 WEISER Prof. L., Bilder Atlas Zur Welt-Geschichte, Parts 2/3/4 and 6 (4) lots £20
85 GIBBON Edward, The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, new edition, pub London, Strahan and Cadell 1797, two maps (one missing), leather bound, worn and faded (12) lots Not Sold
86 BOSWELL James, The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., third edit, revised and augmented, pub London, Charles Dilly, 1799, leather bound, worn (4) lots £20
87 WILCOX Ella Wheeler, Poems of Passion and Pleasure, pictured by dudley Tennant, pub London, Gay and Hancock, De Luxe Limited Edition no. 103/500, signed by Author and Illustrator, vellum bound and MASEFIELD John, Right Royal, illus Cecil Aldin, pub Heinemann, 1922, ltd edit 347/350, signed (2) lots £270
88 RIGG J.M., trans, The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio, illus, pub London, privately printed for Navarre Society in two volumes and SHELTON Thomas, The History of Don Quixote of the Mancha, reprint for Navarre Society 1923, in two volumes (4) lots Not Sold
89 MYTHS and LEGENDS in literature and art, by MacKenzie, Squire, Moncreiff, pub Gresham Publishing Company Ltd in ten volumes, cloth bound, faded/worn (10) lots £70
90 BARRIE J.M., Peter Pan and Wendy, retold by Mary Byron, illus Mabel Lucie Attwell, 8th impression 1955, BARRIE J.M., Peter Pan and Wendy, decorated by Gwynedd M. Hudson, pub by Hodder & Stoughton, Andy Pandy's Jump-Up Book and seven other children's titles (10) lots £60
91 King Albert's Book 1914, Queen Alexandra's Christmas Gift Book, 1908, The Etchings of Whistler, Flower and Still Life Painting, 1928, and four others (8) lots Not Sold
92 JOHN W D, Nantgarw Porcelain, pub Newport, Mon England, 1st Edit, 1948 and Swansea Porcelain pub Ceramic Book Co, 1st Edit, 1958 (2) lots £50
93 JOHN W D, Pontypool and Usk Japanned Ware, pub 1953, BAILLIE, Brittten's Old Clocks and Watches and their Makers, 7th edit, 1956 Jackson, English Goldsmiths and their Marks, 1921 and a J C Vickery Catalogue of various products, early 20th Century (4) lots £70
94 WEBBER Byron, James Orrock, R I, Painter, Connoisseur, Collector, pub London Chatto and Windus, 1903, printed at Ballantyne Press, cloth bound with gilt decoration (2) lots Not Sold
95 ALFRED DINSDALE Television Seeing by Wireless1926, 1st edition pub W S Caines For Pitman, 8vo 62pp very rare de lux edition in red buckram all others card boards repaired, d/w (Graham Greens copy sold Christie’s 2008 for $16000) lots £320
96 HOLY BIBLE, containing Old Testament and The New, printed by Thomas Newcomb and Henry Hills, London, 1708/1712 and Book of Common Prayer, London 1709, leather bound lots £170
97 FROUDE James Anthony, History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the defeat of the Spanish Armada, pub London, Longmans Green & Co., 1879, in twelve volumes, tree calf bindings with gilt tooling (12) lots Not Sold
98 The Quarterly Review, vols 122-138, and vol 141 with two Index volumes, pub London, John Murray 1867-1876, marbled boards with gilt decoration (20) lots Not Sold
99 JOHNSON Samuel, The Prince of Abissina, A Tale in two volumes, pub London 1759, printed for R. & J. Dodsley and W. Johnston, full calf (2) lots Not Sold
100 NIGHTINGALE Florence, Notes on Nursing, What It Is and What It Is Not, pub London, Harrison & Sons (1) lots £55
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