Sale of Collectors' Items, Books, Stamps, Coins, Medals & Toys
on Tuesday 11th June at 10.30am
Viewing: Saturday 8th June 9am-12noon & Monday 10th June 9am-7pm
Lots: 1-58 of 430
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Lot 1
Potter (Beatrix), The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse, 1st edition, 1st printing, first state with LONDO on the tp, col frontis, vig tp, 26 col plts, orig grey/green bds with mounted col illus (very slight wear to top and bottom of spine), 16mo, 1918.
Estimate:  £300 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 2
Potter (Beatrix) Appley Dappley's Nursery Rhymes, 1st edn in original small format, inscription to front end pp, frontis, vig tp, 14 col plts, green bds with mounted col illus, 16mo, nd.

Estimate:  £120 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 3
Potter (Beatrix) The Tailor of Gloucester, 1st edn, 2nd printing, two pairs of end papers, inscription to 1st tp, frontis, 25 col plts, plum coloured bds with mounted col illus, 16mo, 1903.

Estimate:  £150 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 4
Wesson (Edward), My Corner of the Field, illus, cl gt, ob 4to, 1982: Ranson (Ron), The Art of Edward Wesson, illus, dwrp, ob 8vo, 1993, (2).
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 5
Dickens (Charles) The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, illus by Phiz (H K Browne), frontis, plts, hf cf gt, 8vo, 1839.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 6
Tolkien (J R R) The Lord of the Rings trilogy, 1st Readers Union edns, dqrps, 8vo, 1960.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 7
Worth (R N) History of Plymouth, frontis, plts, inc mounted photographs, pic cl gt, 8vo, 1881 and other volumes on Plymouth.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 8
Dickens (Charles) Pears Edition of Charles Dickens' Christmas Books, 4 vols, illus, pic cl gt, 8vo, nd.
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 9
Bell (Adrian) Corduroy, Silver Ley and, The Cherry Tree, 3 vols, illus: Harry Becker, 1st illustrated edition, plts, dwrps, cl gt, 8vo, 1948; Edwards (Lionel, illustr), Moorland Mousie and, Older Mousie, 2 vols by "Goldern Goose", plts, tissue gds, bds, 8vo, 1929, 1932 and 19 various Beatrix Potter vols (many af), (24).
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 10
Wisden Cricketers' Almanacs, 29 vols, 1975, 1976 (2), 1977-1979 (2), 1980, 1990-2004 (2), 2005, 2006 (2), 2007, 2008, some with dwrps, (29).
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 11
Western Cowboy Annuals, 1950-60's: Billy the Kid, Gene Autry, Kit Carson, Billy Boyd, Roy Rogers, etc (48).
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 12
Johns (Capt. W E), four Deans Biggles volumes with dwrps, The Champion Annual for Boys, 1947 and other volumes.
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 13
A quantity of books on Devon and Cornwall and a quantity of maps.
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 14
Rowling (J K), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, 2nd edn, misprinted: missing pp 545-592, 593-636 as normal, then dp advert for "Wonderous editions available...." then pp593-636 repeated, dp advert for "Wonderous editions available....", end.
Estimate:  £400 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 15
Martyn (William) The Historie and Lives of the Kings of England From William the Conqueror Unto the End of The Raigne of King Henry the Eighth, tp with wood cut border, (tp has been pasted onto a new page), wood cut initials, head and tail pieces, damp staining throughout, sporadic ink annotations throughout, printed for James Boler, 1628; bound with The Successions of the Dukes and Earles of this Kingdom of England from the Conquest untill the Twelfth Year of the Famous Reigne of the Mightie Monarch King James the First, printed for George Tompion, 1628, hf cf, 8vo, front bd and front end pp, tp and first p of Epistle Dedicatorie detached, repaired tear to a page in "Contents", sporadic ink annotations throughout.
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 16
Anstey (Christopher), The New Bath Guide or, Memoirs of the B_N_R_D family in a series of Poetical Epistles, new edn, plts, cf gt, sm 8vo, 1800 (bds detached): Hippocrates, Aphorismi, ed: Anne Charles Lorry, Greek text and Latin translations on facing pp, cl gt, 12mo, 1784, and four other vols, Kipling and Dickens.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 17
Raleigh (Sir Walter), The History of the World in Five Books (bound as one), engr port (loss to top of p, detached), engr tp printed in red and black (detached), six dp maps and two dp plans of battles, printed for Robert White, John Place and George Dawes, contemp cf, upper bd detached, spine leather torn, with loss, fo, London 1666. Sold with all faults, not subject to return.
Estimate:  £250 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 18
Bible [Greek] Vetus Testamentum Graecum ex Versione Septuagint Interpretum Juxta Exemplar Vaticanum Romae Editum, vol 1, ge, cf gt, with gilt mitre and initials "E O" to front bd, printed by John Field, 12mo, 1665.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 19
Hasted (Edward), The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent, 2nd edn, 12 vols, engr frontis to each vol, (2 fldg), 26 maps (25 fldg) 20 plts (one fldg map missing in vol III, "Westerham") hf mor gt, 8vo, 1797-1801 (12) sold with an annuity bond, "Sir Edwd Hales, Bart and his son to Henry Halsey Esq", Nov 1, 1787, and other inclusions.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 20
Maeterlinck (Maurice), The Life of the Bee, illustr: E J Detmold, 13 mounted col plts, dec vell gt, 4to, 1911.
Estimate:  £50 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 21
Bible: The New Evangelical Family Bible or a Complete Paraphrase, Exposition and Commentary on the Holy Scriptures by the Rev T Priestley, plts, cf gt, fo, nd.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 22
Bible: The Self-Interpreting Bible, Rev J Brown, plts, cf gt, fo, 1814 (front bd detached), and other bibles.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 23
Page (John Lloyd Warden), The North Coast of Cornwall, The Coasts of Devon and Lundy Island, An Exploration of Exmoor, An Exploration of Dartmoor and The Rivers of Devon, 5 vols, pls cl gt, 8vo, nd, 1890-1895 and other volumes, mainly about Devon and Cornwall.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 25
An All-World collection of stamps on leaves.
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 26
An accumulation of stamps and covers, on leaves and loose, with British Empire, Great Britain.
Estimate:  £80 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 27
An All-World collection of stamps in three New Ideal albums.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 28
A large collection of Great British first day covers in seven albums and loose, with issues from 1936 including many special postmarks, (many 100's).
Estimate:  £80 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 29
An accumulation of stamps and covers in albums and stock books and loose, including China, also a collection of matchbox labels.
Estimate:  £40 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 30
A collection of first day covers from Great Britain and the Channel Islands, in fourteen albums.
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 31
An accumulation of stamps in albums, stock books and loose, in two cartons, mainly Great Britain, with 1840 1d black used, 1902-15 to 1/- (2) mint, mint commemorative sets including decimal issues in block, also booklets, first day covers with some House of Commons and House of Lords postmarks, etc.
Estimate:  £800 - 1000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 32
An accumulation of stamps and covers in albums, stock books and loose.
Estimate:  £500 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 40
A Victorian album of 54 cartes de visite and cabinet cards, many enclosed in chromolithograph-printed pages, in leather album with clasp.
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 41
A quantity of cartes de visite and cabinet cards contained in two leather albums, (180 approximately).
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 42
Eight family photographs, including ambrotypes, tintypes, etc.
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 43
A collection of thirteen 18 x 24cm photographs of army manoeuvres in Holland, France and Germany 1944-45, many annotated on reverse, including one "Rhine Crossing - gliders going in", a 5-page "Secret" copy of "4 Agra 'I' Notes on Current Ops" 17 Aug 44 and other items.
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 44
An album of photographs, "World Cruise of the British Special Service Squadron 1923-1924", with photographs of HM King George V, officers, crew and topographical views, in gilt-tooled leather binding.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 45
Four albums of railway ephemera, early-20th century onwards, including tickets, FDC, leaflets, postcards, badges, etc. and three railway posters.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 46
A signed black and white photograph of John Mills as Scott of the Antarctic, inscribed "Dear Eddie, Thank You and Your Members of all you are doing for the S.O.S., Yours Sincerely John Mills", 22.5 x 18cm.
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 47
Three late-19th century photographs of Port Said: one titled "Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee at Port Said - a view of Queen Victoria's Monument" by Patricio Parragué, another waterside view, probably also by Parragué and a Port Said street scene, untitled, (3).
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 48
An early-20th century Japanese lacquer-bound album of photographs, the shibayama front cover representing Raijin, Japanese God of Thunder and containing 50 hand-tinted photographs, mainly 20 x 25cm, including processions and street scenes, farm workers, geisha, a tea house, barbers, wrestlers, samurai and two tattooed men, (spine of cover detached).
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 49
An album of Dartmoor letterbox stamps and postcards and an album of photographs of Hollywood actors and actresses, (a/f), (2).
Estimate:  £10 - 20 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 50
A copy of the auction sale particulars of the "Outlying Portions of the Kitley Estate of Lieut-Col. W.E.P. Bastard sold on 10th Sept 1919", containing four folding maps, card covers, (some loss to back cover).
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 51
A collection of six architect's drawings, 'Yealmpton School', showing detail of Bell Cote, roofs and gable windows, sections of classrooms, entranced porch, etc, hand-coloured, for William White FSA. Arch. 30A Wimpole Street, London, dated July 1874.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 52
An album of approximately 190 mainly-UK topographical cards, some RPs.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 53
An album of 54 postcards, mainly of naval interest, including some RPs, humour.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 54
An album of 200 postcards, mainly topographical and approximately 100 loose cards, similar.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 55
A large quantity of modern postcards, in three albums and loose, (100's).
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 56
A small Japanese album of 50 Japanese postcards c1904, mainly relating to the Russo-Japanese War 1904-1905, including two novelty cards showing Russia and Japan represented in silhouette by animated ships and Russian bears, also topographical cards, many hand-tinted.
Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 57
An album of 132 postcards, mainly RPs, including of the 'Great Fire at Hastings, Jan 4th 1909'.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 58
A collection of 29 Tuck's Gramophone Record postcards, some with envelopes and leaflets, a boxed set of four Tuck's Gramophone Record Christmas cards and other similar cards.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
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