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Lot 93PATERSON (Daniel): ROAD BOOKS: 'Paterson's Roads: being an entirely original and accurate description of all the direct and principal crossroads in England and Wales...' London, Longman Rees et al, n.d: 18th edition: 8vo, 19thc half calf, front board and end leaves detached, spine loose, numerous folding maps: with two others similar. (3).
Lot 96CAPE (Rev Jonathan): 'A Course of Mathematics: principally designed for the use of students in the East India Company's Military Seminary at Addiscombe...' London, Longman, Brown et al, 1847: 3rd edition: 2 vols, 8vo, full tree calf, aeg, red morooco prize label to upper pastedowns, a good set. (2).
Lot 99LANG (Andrew): 'The Green Fairy Book..': 17th impression, 1927: 8vo, publisher's green cloth, a very good bright copy: HOLDER (Charles): 'The Ivory King..a popular history of the elephant and its allies..', London, Sampson Low et al, n.d: 8vo, contemporary full calf gilt prize binding, rubbed: with 5 other misc vols. (7).
Lot 101NIELSEN (Kay, illustrator): 'East of the Sun and West of the Moon...', London, Hodder & Stoughton, n.d: ownership to upper FE dated Christmas 1929: 4to, publisher's blue cloth with dustjacket, the latter browned and rubbed, else a good copy: together with a similar edition of J M Barrie's 'Peter Pan and Wendy', illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell, plus 4 other children's/illustrated. (6).
Lot 105CRICKET AUTOGRAPHS, 1950s: a comprehensive collection assembled in period scrap book, comprising team autographs of various counties assembled on album leaves and tipped-in, with accompanying cuttings and ephemera: includes Hampshire, Surrey, Northants, Warwickshire, Yorkshire, Glamorgan, Worcestershire, Derbyshire, Sussex, Leicestershire, Middlesex, Lancashire, Gloucestershire, etc: together with a John Wisden's Cricketers Almanac for 1922, soft cover edition in original paper covers, bumped and chipped. (2).
Lot 106FOOTBALL AUTOGRAPHS, 1950s: a comprehensive collection assembled in period scrap book, comprising team autographs of various clubs assembled on album leaves and tipped-in including: Bolton Wanderers, Manchester United, Portsmouth F C, Aston Villa, Blackpool, Manchester City, West Ham, Fulham, Birmingham City, Sunderland, Arsenal, Sheffield Wednesday, etc, numerous related press cuttings and photos inserted. (Album).
Lot 107STAFF CAPTAIN W B GOLDSMITH R.N. MEETS QUEEN VICTORIA: printed invitation to meet Her Majesty the Queen and His Majesty the Shah of Persia, garden party at Marlborough House, Thursday July 4th 1889, contained in original envelope: together with handwritten menu for royal luncheon on card, label of Mr Jabez Hughes, photographer to the Queen, Regina House, Ryde, I.W to verso: 2 ALS to Goldsmith on Osborne House headed paper: plus two other royal invitations to Goldsmith and misc other related ephemera, together with a small oval photographic portrait of Goldsmith and daughter(?) contained in revolving gold metallic locket with pin. (Small qty).
Lot 108STOTHARD (Robert Thomas): 'Psychoneurology; a treatise on the mental faculties, as governed and developed by the animal nature..' London, published for the author by Francis Harvey, 1865: 8vo, publisher's blind stamped red cloth gilt, split at front inner joint, large folding frontis, title and upper FE detached: 'The Oarsman's and Angler's Map of the River Thames'...New Edition (circa 1880), large folding hand-coloured chart in original publisher's green cloth boards, gilt lettering to upper: together with six misc. other books, inc. Gertrude Moore's 'Mrs Moore in Space', two 'Little Library' series pub. John Harris, etc. (8).
Lot 109KINGSTON JAMAICA EARTHQUAKE, 1907: unusual fund raising souvenir 'The Poinciana Regia, or Royal Bean, a souvenir from Kingston Jamaica after the terrible destruction of that city by earthquake and fire on January 14th 1907', so lettered to large Royal Bean specimen approx 47.5cm in length, slight loss to one end else good condition. (1).
Lot 110HARRIS & SON, PUBLISHERS: 'Scenes in America, for the amusement and instruction of little tarry-at-home travellers..' London, printed for Harris & Son, 1821: 12mo, publisher's morocco backed boards, upper free endpaper else a very good copy with publisher's hand-colouring: together with 'Scenes in Africa' 1820 in similar condition and 6 other children's books published by Harris, all coloured copies. (8).
Lot 111HIEROGLYPHIC BIBLE: 'A Curious Hieroglyphic Bible; or, select passages in the Old and New Testaments, represented with emblematical figures, for the amusement of youth...' London, printed for T Hodgson, 1791: 9th edition: 136pp, woodcut illustrations throughout, original printed boards heavily worn and rubbed, rebacked with new endpapers, contents thumbed with a few chips to edges, frontis laid down. (1).
Lot 112MOVEABLE BOOK: 'Robinson Crusoe with Surprise Pictures..' London, Dean & Son: square 8vo, publisher's printed boards, rebacked and free endpapers replaced, n.d. (c.1874?): 24pp un-numbered, including 5 colour printed leaves comprising central section of four moveable flaps, rare. (1).
Lot 113METRICAL ROMANCE: 'Roberte the Devyll, a Metrical Romance, from an ancient illuminated manuscript..' London, printed for I Herbert, 1798, 49pp, frontis and numerous full page illustrations, bookplate of Boyce Harvey Combe, 19thc black half morocco gilt, rubbed, else a good copy, 8vo. (1).
Lot 115DICKENS (Charles): 'A Christmas Carol in Prose. Being a Ghost Story of Christmas..', Leipzig, Bernh. Tauchnitz Junior, 1843: BOUND WITH: 'The Chimes: a Goblin Story..', same publisher, 1845: 'The Cricket on the Hearth..', 1846 and 'The Battle of Life', 1847: together the four Christmas books bound in one volume, contemporary half calf, rubbed, early ink ownership at head of initial title page and pp1, generally good. (1).
Lot 116GILL (Eric, Illustrator): 'The Devil's Devices or Control Versus Service by Douglas Peppler..': published at the Hampshire House Workshops, Hampshire Hog Lane, Hammersmith, London, 1915: 8vo, publisher's buckram backed boards, some light wear and damp mottling, endpapers foxed, else good. (1).
Lot 117ALPHABET RAG BOOK: ROWLEY (Hugh, illustrator): 'Routledge's Everlasting Alphabet': printed in red and black on linen, 8vo, creased and folded, general finger soiling: together with AINSLIE (Kathleen) 'Me and Katharine Susan': London, Castell Brothers, circa 1900: 12mo, publisher's printed card covers with string tie, light spotting and wear else good. (2).
Lot 118LONDON MAP: 'Collins' Standard Map of London', drawn & engraved by Richard Jarman, n.d, circa 1870?: large folding engraved map with hand-colouring, dissected into 32 sections and laid onto linen, folding down into original publisher's boards with blue printed label, 18pp key of contents inside upper cover, general light wear else good: together with 'A Tour on the Banks of the Thames from London to Oxford, in the Autumn of 1829..', London, printed for the author by T W Hord, 1834: 12mo, original salmon cloth with printed label, wear and bumping. (2).
Lot 119IAMBLICHUS: 'De Mysteriis Aegyptiorum, Chaldaeorum, Assyriorum..' Liden, Apud Joan. Tornaesium, 1570: 16mo, contemporary calf, boards held by a cord and spine deficient, joints split at several points: numerous early annotations throughout and to end leaves, free endpapers/fly leaves removed. (1).
Lot 121ANIMAL WELFARE: YOUATT (W): 'The Obligation and Extent of Humanity to Brutes, principally considered with reference to the domesticated animals..' London, Longman, Orme et al, 1839: 8vo, contemporary plum morocco gilt, rubbed with portion of spine deficient at base: inscribed to half title 'From the author, an acknowledgement of obligation and a pledge of friendship..': GOMPERTZ (Lewis): 'Moral Inquiries of the situation of man and of brutes...' London, printed for the author, 1824: 12mo, period grey cloth: together with 14 other vols, largely early 20thc works on animal rights and related. (16).
Lot 122VEGETARIANISM: FORWARD (Charles W): 'Fifty Years of Food Reform: a History of the Vegetarian Movement in England...' London, Ideal Publishing Union, 1898: 4to, publisher's green cloth, upper board creased, general wear to edges: POPE (Mary): 'Novel Dishes for Vegetarian Households...a complete and trustworthy guide to vegetarian cookery' Bradford & London, 1893: 8vo, publisher's decorated brown cloth rubbed and marked: WILLIAMS (Howard): 'The Ethics of Diet..a Catena of Authorities Deprecatory of the Practice of Flesh-Eating..' London, F Pitman, 1883: 8vo, publisher's brown cloth blocked in black and gilt, VG: together with 17 others on vegetarianism, 19th-early 20thc, including 6 volumes published as part of the 'Vegetarian Jubilee Library'. (20).
Lot 123LANCASTER (Clay): 'The Japanese Influence in America..' New York, Walton H Rawls, 1963: folio, dustjacket, card slipcase, VG: inscribed to half title 'For Jon Wynne-Tyson a cherished friend on the occasion of our first meeting Clay Lancaster 20 March 1969': together with 17 other vols by Lancaster, a number of them also inscribed from author to JW-T, plus a large folder of related correspondence, TLS original and in copy. (Approx 17 vols + folder).
Lot 124MUNCASTER (Martin): 'The Wind in the Oak': London, Robin Garton, 1978: No.82/100 copies, signed by author to half title: 4to, publisher's quarter blue calf, spine gilt lettered, teg: together with matching looseleaf folio of 12 etchings, the 2 volumes contained in brown buckram slipcase, postcard from author to Jon Wynne-Tyson loosely inserted, fine. (2).
Lot 128HERON-ALLEN (E): 'Selsey Bill, Historic and Prehistoric..' London, Duckworth, 1911. First Edition. Large 4to, publisher's plain buckram with printed label, scattered light spots and smudges to boards and light foxing, generally a good clean copy, inscribed to upper flyleaf 'H W Chase a gilt from the author' in pencil. (1).
Lot 129BRITISH TOPOGRAPHY: approx 44 vols mixed British topography inc. Kelly's Directory of Sussex 1924: Pike's Brighton, Hove & District Blue Book/Directory for 1939-40:'The Jubilee of the West Sussex Gazette 1853-1903', with misc modern publications in dustjackets, etc. (Approx 44).
Lot 130HARTSHORNE (Albert): 'Old English Glasses. An Account of Glass Drinking Vessels in England..', Edward Arnold, 1897: folio, later buckram with black morocco label, good: FRANCIS (Grant): 'Old English Drinking Glasses, their Chronology and Sequence..', London, Herbert Jenkins, 1926: 4to, publisher's green cloth with dustjacket: with 16 others, chiefly glass reference. (18).
Lot 131WORLD WAR II HOME FRONT LETTERS: a substantial collection of 400+ ALS and related documents from World War II period, majority from servicemen in training around the UK, much detail of home front including coastal bombing, air raids, blackout procedure etc, contained in three modern folders. (3).
Lot 135WYNNE-TYSON (Esme): collection of approx 35 books by or inscribed to Esme Wynne-Tyson or immediate family, to include T W H Crosland 'On Reading the Unpublished Parts of De Profundis', 1912, inscribed from author to W W Wynne: Phyllis Morris 'Dandelion Clocks', lengthy manuscript dedication to E W-T on front endpapers: pocket edition of Clifford Mills 'Where the Rainbow Ends', ink dedication to upper FE 'To dear Esme the most delightful & loveable Rosamund with love & best wishes Clifford Mills', Xmas 1912: first editions of various novels by E W T, inc. 'The Gift', 'Momus', 'Quicksand', 'Security', 'Melody', and others, some in duplicate, most in dustjackets, condition variable. (35).
Lot 136BERESFORD (J D): 'Revolution...a Novel', London, Collins, 1921, 8vo, publisher's blue cloth blocked in red, rubbed and bumped: inscribed from author 'to Dorothy' on upper FE and with pencil annotations by Esme Wynne-Tyson: together with approx 61 others by or with association to J D Beresford, including a prospectus for the Society of Authors Playwrights and Composers (President John Masefield) with loosely inserted ALS from Beresford to Masefield dated 16th May 1946, first and early editions, some in dustjacket, 8vo. (Qty, 2 shelves).
Lot 137BEATON (Cecil & TYNAN, Kenneth): 'Persona Grata..', London, Wingate, 1953: First Edition: tall 8vo, publisher's blue cloth with dustjacket, corners rubbed else a good copy: SHAW (Bernard): 'The Intelligent Woman's' Guide to Socialism and Capitalism..', London, Constable, 1928: First Edition, 4to, dustjacket, nicks to edges and with tear round top edge: together with approx 62 other vols, misc 20thc literature/illustrated and juvenile works, inc. titles by Osbert Sitwell, Henry Williamson, etc, various sizes, generally in good condition. (Approx 64, 2 shelves).
Lot 138TOPOGRAPHY: WALKER (J & C): SUSSEX: folding map of Sussex, steel engraved and hand-coloured, printed on paper dissected into 15 sections laid onto linen, original blue blind stamped cloth boards, rubbed and scuffed: together with approx 36 other vols inc. 'The Visitor's Handbook to Chichester' by Charles Crocker, 1866, wrappers (spotted and soiled). (One shelf).
Lot 139WILDE (Oscar): 'The Ballad of Reading Gaol by C3.3..', London, Leonard Smithers, 1899: 8vo, publisher's buckram backed boards, browned and marked, foxing toward end leaves: BROWNING (Elizabeth Barrett) 'Casa Guidi Windows. A Poem', London, Chapman & Hall, 1851: First Edition: 12mo, contemporary brown morocco gilt, rubbed: together with 29 other vols, 19th-early 20thc pocket editions inc. Shakespeare, Carroll, Wilde and Austen. (31).
Lot 140ANTIQUARIAN: POLYAENUS (Casaubon, Isaac, Editor): 'Polyaeni Strategematum Libri Octo...': Leiden, 1691: third edition, second bilingual edition, text in Latin and Greek: 8vo, contemporary vellum gilt with red morocco label, bumped and browned: D'ISRAELI (Isaac): 'Quarrels of Authors..' London, John Murray, 1814: 3 vols, contemporary calf recently rebacked: inscribed to title verso in vol 1 'presented to the library of The Royal Institution by the author', 8vo: together with a quantity of misc antiquarian over 2 shelves, approx 61 vols. (2 shelves).