Sale of Collectors' Items, Stamps, Coins, Medals, Books, Model Railway & Toys
Also, a collection of Gramophones & Mechanical Music
on Tuesday 26th February at 10.30am
Viewing: Saturday 23rd February 9am-12noon & Monday 25th February 9am-7pm
Lots: 1-53 of 639
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Lot 1
Chandler (Raymond), The Little Sister, 1st Edn, dwrp (Sellotaped, not price-clipped), 8vo, 1949; The Long Goodbye, 1st Edn, dwrp (not price-clipped), 8vo, 1953; Allingham (Margery), The Tiger in the Smoke, 1st Edn, dwrp (not price-clipped), 8vo, 1952 and two other 1st Edns by Francis Durbridge and Cyril Hare, (5).
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £290
Lot 2
A quantity of mainly crime novels c1950's, many with dwrps, authors including Andrew Spiller, Agatha Christie, C S Forester, Patricia Wentworth, etc, includes some 1st Edns, (100 approximately) and a quantity of paperbacks.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £580
Lot 3
Nine Rupert Annuals: More Rupert Adventures 1943, (a/f, spine taped badly), Rupert in More Adventures 1944, (price-clipped), The New Rupert Book 1946, (slight loss to spine), More Adventures of Rupert 1947, (loss to spine), The Rupert Book 1948, (price-clipped), Adventures of Rupert 1950, The New Rupert Book 1951, More Rupert 1952 and Rupert 1970, (9).
Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 4
Joyce (Lionel), The Higher - The Fuehrer, A Pillory of Parody, no.6 of 100 copies of special edn of Batchelors hand-made paper, frontis and 12 illus. by Bois, bds, 4to, Arts & Crafts Publishing Co. Ltd, London, nd [1940].
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 5
Bindings, fifteen leather-bound volumes.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 6
Swaysland (W), Familiar Wild Birds, 4 vols, col plts by Archibald Thorburn, ge, pic cl gt, 8vo, 1883; Dugmore (A Radclyffe), Camera Adventures in the African Wilds, plts, pic cl gt, 4to, 1910 and other volumes, natural history.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £32
Lot 7
The Universal Family Bible, ed: Rev Henry Southwell, printed for J Cooke, 17 Paternoster Row, engr frontis, plts, cf, fo, nd, (a/f); Heath (William), Illustrations of Heraldry, hd col, engr, soft bds, fo, 1828 and other volumes, (sold subject to all faults).
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 8
Letts's Popular Atlas..... The Whole Surface of the Globe, 153 maps in four sections, hf cf gt, fo, 1881-1883; Bacon's Popular Atlas, cl gt, fo, 1908 and Bernard's Nautical Star Chart in wallet, (3).
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £320
Lot 9
Culpin (C), Farm Machinery, Editions 1-12, all but 1st and 12th with dwrps, 8vo, 1938-1992 and a large collection of books on traction engines and farm machinery.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £170
Lot 10
Farmer and Stock Breeder Year Books, 1949 (2), 1950-1953, 1954 (3) and a quantity of books on cattle breeding and farming.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 11
Dickens (Charles), Bleak House, First Edition, tp and 39 engr by H K Browne, hf cf gt, 8vo, London 1853.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £38
Lot 12
Westerman (Percy F), 'Gainst the Might of Spain, plts, dec cl, 8vo, nd and fourteen other volumes, similar, some with dwrps, (15).
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 13
Dickens (Charles), Works, 29 volumes (of 30), illus by H K Browne and others, teg, hf mor gt, marble bds, Chapman and Hall, 8vo, 1874, (29).
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £95
Lot 14
Austen (Jane), The Novels, ten books in five vols, ed: R Brimley Johnson, illus: W C Cooke, teg, green mor gt, marble bds, 8vo, 1907-08.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £170
Lot 15
Barrie (Sir J M), Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens From the Little White Bird, 50 tipped-in col plts and illus in text by Arthur Rackham, tissue gds, teg, hf mor gt, vellum bds, 4to, 1910, Bound by Riviere & Son for the Army & Navy.
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £360
Lot 16
Aldin (Cecil), Sleeping Partners, A Series of Episodes, 2nd imp, plts, dwrp, cl, 4to, 1930 and other volumes.
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £80
Lot 17
Rackham (Arthur, Illustrator), The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm, 40 tipped-in col plts, tissue gds (some missing), pic cl gt, 4to, Constable & Co. 1909, (tear to top of spine).
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £170
Lot 18
Jones (Thomas Rymer), Cassell's Book of Birds, 4 vols in 2, col litho plts, hf mor gt, 4to, nd, c1865; Funk & Wagnall's Standard Dictionary, 2 vols and one other volume, and six Archibald Thorburn prints of birds.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 19
Dulac (Edmund, Illustr.), Edmund Dulac's Fairy-Book, tipped-in col plts, dwrp, pic cl gt, 4to, nd: Edmund Dulac's Picture Book for the Red Cross, tipped-in col plts, dwrp, pic cl gt, 4to, nd and other volumes.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 20
Bannerman (David Armitage), The Birds of West and Equatorial Africa, 2 vols, plts, illus, cl gt, 4to, 1953 1st Edn and The New Naturalist Series no.s 2, 3(x2), 7, 8, 10, 16 and 27, also The Wren (monograph no.3) and other volumes, similar, (19).
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 21
A quantity of leather-bound and other volumes, some with decorative cloth bindings.
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £90
Lot 22
Wain (Louis), Puss in Boots, "The Stump Books", 15 col plts with separate text plts, pic cl gt, with bone toggle 4 x 15cm, pub: Anthony Treherne & Co. Ltd, 1904 and another, similar, Old King Cole, illustrated by Mary Tourtel, 1904, (2).
Estimate:  £100 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £360
Lot 23
Goldsmith (Oliver), A History of the Earth and Animated Nature, 2 vols, hd col vig tps, plts, some hd col, me, hf mor gt, 8vo, 1873, (2).
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 24
Greenwood (C & Co.), a large-scale Map of the County of Cornwall from an Actual Survey made in the years 1826 and 1827 by C & J Greenwood, 6 panels laid on linen and rolled, with vignette of St Michael's Mount, top rod missing, 180 x 184cm.
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 25
Bacon's Excelsior Map of Devon & Cornwall, showing Railways, Roads and Elevations, linen-backed, with hangers top and bottom, 88 x 116cm and two others, both of England and Wales, all in poor condition, (3).
Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 26
Bindings, a small volume of 'Of The Imitation of Christ' by Thomas À Kempis, 1906, bound by Bumpus Ltd and a small leather-bound copy of the Rubaiyát of Omar Khayyam, 1905, (2).
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £42
Lot 27
A quantity of books on Dartmoor and natural history.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 28
Cuvier (Georges), Recherches sur les Ossemens Fossiles, Vols IV and V only, 72 engr plts, some fldg, tissue gds, me, hf cf gt, 4to, 1824; Buffon, (G-L L, Count de), Histoire Naturelle, Vols VI, IX, XI and XIV only, engr plts, me, hf cf gt, 12mo, 1799 and other volumes, (all French).
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £210
Lot 29
A quantity of books on cricket, golf and other sports.
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 30
Barker (Cicely Mary), Flower Fairies, seven volumes, plts, dwrps, bds, 12mo, nd (7).
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £85
Lot 31
The Hornby Companion Series: The Hornby Gauge O System by Chris and Julie Graebe and Hornby Dublo Trains by Michael Foster, with Triang by Pat Hammond, all with dwrps, cl gt, 4to, 1994, 1991 and 2001, (3).
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 32
Dickens (Charles), The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit, 1st Edition, 1st Issue, (with artist's error on the vig tp "100£" on reward notice), frontis and plts by Phiz, rebound by Bayntun in red mor gt, aeg, gilt inner dentelles, marbled end papers, 8vo, 1844.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £500
Lot 33
A miniature almanac "London Almanac for the Year of Christ 1801", printed for the Company of Stationers, each month with day, saint's days and tide times at London Bridge, also Kings, Queens, Lord Mayors, Sheriffs, etc, silk end papers, in yellow metal 'binding' set front and back with blood stone plaques, 3 x 3 x 1cm, (clasp a/f).
Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 34
Mascal (Leonard), The Government of Cattel Divided into Three Books, all three present and dated 1662, 1661 and 1662, cf bds, disbound, (tp trimmed into text at top, old Sellotape to tp, annotations to end papers and tp), 8vo, 1661-62.
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £210
Lot 35
Brayley (Edward Wedlake) and Britton (John), The Beauties of England and Wales, Vols II-V, plts, maps, some fldg and hd col, cl gt, 1802-1809, (all a/f), fourteen volumes of Doidges annuals, 1930's-50's, (all a/f) and other volumes.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 36
Palmer (James), "A New and Improved Map of Ireland Exhibiting the Mail-Coach and Turnpike Roads, the Lakes, Rivers and Canals, The Principal Mountains, also The Borough and Market Towns......", sectionalised in twenty panels on linen, hd col, 75.5 x 64cm, 1830, with slip case.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £110
Lot 37
Cary (John), "Cary's Travelling Map of Scotland on Which are Laid Down The Whole of the Turnpike Roads and Every Object Essential to the Traveller", hd col, sectionalised in twenty panels on linen, 77.5 x 64cm, 1828, with slip case, also Cary (John), a map, numbered No.12, of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, hd col and sectionalised in twenty panels on linen, 56 x 69cm, with slip case, (no label), (2).
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 38
The Studio, An Illustrated Magazine of Fine and Applied Art, vols 11-20, plts, tissue gds, illus, cl gt, 4to, 1897-1900, (10).
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 42
A large collection of mainly modern commemorative covers in albums and loose, in three boxes, with coin covers, GB First Day Covers, including Benhams, etc.
Estimate:  £500 - 700 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 43
A 1985-2000 run of Great British year books of stamps, also an Australian year book.
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 44
A collection of stamps in two Time albums, with Canada 1875 Registration 8c used, etc.
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £28
Lot 45
A collection of mainly German stamps in nine stock books and loose, with early Berlin, etc.
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £38
Lot 46
A collection of covers with Great British First Day Covers, including 1937 Coronation, ten illustrated covers, etc.
Estimate:  £80 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £80
Lot 47
An accumulation of stamps in albums and loose, with Great Britain from 1840 1d black (2) used.
Estimate:  £80 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 48
An All-World accumulation of stamps in albums, stock books and loose, in two holdalls, with Great Britain from 1840 1d (2) used, later issues mint, also an album of cigarette cards.
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £150
Lot 49
A collection of mint Queen Elizabeth II definitive issues in two albums, with Machin cylinder and plate blocks, post and GO's, etc.
Estimate:  £120 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £150
Lot 50
A collection of GB Prestige stamp booklets in three albums.
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £300
Lot 51
A collection of Great British stamps in a stock book and on leaves, from 1840 1d black used, 1864 1d plate.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 52
An accumulation of stamps in eighteen albums, including USA, Great Britain from 1840 1d black (4) used, condition is rather mixed.
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £430
Lot 53
A collection of British Empire stamps and covers in ten albums, with Malta mint and used, Southern Rhodesia, Singapore with a run of First Day Covers, Malaysian States.
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £340
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