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Fine Art and Antiques and 20th Century Design

Morphets of Harrogate Live Webcast Auction 05 Sep 2013 10:00 BST

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Harrogate, North Yorkshire

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  • 6 Albert Street
  • Harrogate
  • North Yorkshire
  • HG1 1JL
  • United Kingdom

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TAXIDERMY: BLACK RHINOCEROS (Diceros bicornis) head mount, without front horn, 50cm wide x 80cm deep

Lot 1

TAXIDERMY: BLACK RHINOCEROS (Diceros bicornis) head mount, without front horn, 50cm wide x 80cm deep x 60cm high, labelled verso Rowland Ward, The...

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TAXIDERMY: CAPE BUFFALO (Syncerus caffer) head mount, with glass eyes, 102cm wide x 96cm deep x 85cm

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TAXIDERMY: CAPE BUFFALO (Syncerus caffer) head mount, with glass eyes, 102cm wide x 96cm deep x 85cm high

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TAXIDERMY: WATER BUCK (Kobus ellipsipymnus) shoulder mount, showing deformity to one horn, 40cm wide

Lot 3

TAXIDERMY: WATER BUCK (Kobus ellipsipymnus) shoulder mount, showing deformity to one horn, 40cm wide x 80cm deep x 155cm high

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TAXIDERMY: BLUE WILDEBEEST, ALSO KNOWN AS BRINDLED GNU (Connochaetes taurinus) shoulder mount,

Lot 4

TAXIDERMY: BLUE WILDEBEEST, ALSO KNOWN AS BRINDLED GNU (Connochaetes taurinus) shoulder mount, with glass eyes, 46cm wide x 65cm deep x 76cm high

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TAXIDERMY: MINIATURE DOG, breed unknown, in glazed case, 20cm long x 17cm high, case 36cm wide x

Lot 5

TAXIDERMY: MINIATURE DOG, breed unknown, in glazed case, 20cm long x 17cm high, case 36cm wide x 14cm deep x 23cm high

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A VINTAGE PIGSKIN SUITCASE BY ASPREY, LONDON, the canvas lined interior with flap and removable

Lot 6

A VINTAGE PIGSKIN SUITCASE BY ASPREY, LONDON, the canvas lined interior with flap and removable tray, 66cm wide

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A FRENCH NAVAL CUTLESS, with a curved shallow fullered blade, 66cm long, marked Manufre Rale de

Lot 7

A FRENCH NAVAL CUTLESS, with a curved shallow fullered blade, 66cm long, marked Manufre Rale de Chatellerault 9br/1842, with traces of anchors on ...

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TWO 19TH CENTURY AFRICAN HARDWOOD KNOBKERRIES, with plain tapering shafts, 60cm and 67cm long

Lot 8

TWO 19TH CENTURY AFRICAN HARDWOOD KNOBKERRIES, with plain tapering shafts, 60cm and 67cm long respectively, together with a Zulu battle axe with a...

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A GEORGE V EBONISED WALKING STICK, with a stained bamboo scroll handle and silver collar, London

Lot 9

A GEORGE V EBONISED WALKING STICK, with a stained bamboo scroll handle and silver collar, London 1925, ivory tip, 102cm long

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AN EDWARD VII MALACCA STAINED WALKING CANE, with an agate ball handle and silver collar,

Lot 10

AN EDWARD VII MALACCA STAINED WALKING CANE, with an agate ball handle and silver collar, Birmingham 1907, rosewood ivory banded tip, 86cm long

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AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY ROSEWOOD WALKING CANE, with a gilt metal handle, chased with trailing leaves

Lot 11

AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY ROSEWOOD WALKING CANE, with a gilt metal handle, chased with trailing leaves around a vacant cartouche, 89cm long

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AN EDWARD VII MALACCA WALKING CANE, with a 9ct gold 'golf ball' knop, engraved with a monogram,

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AN EDWARD VII MALACCA WALKING CANE, with a 9ct gold 'golf ball' knop, engraved with a monogram, the collar with owner's name and address, Birmingh...

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AN EDWARD VII STAINED BAMBOO WALKING CANE, with an engraved silver terminal and collar, London 1906,

Lot 13

AN EDWARD VII STAINED BAMBOO WALKING CANE, with an engraved silver terminal and collar, London 1906, brass tip, 90cm long

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AN EDWARD VII EBONISED WALKING CANE, with tapering stem, silver ball knop and collar, Birmingham,

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AN EDWARD VII EBONISED WALKING CANE, with tapering stem, silver ball knop and collar, Birmingham, 1909, rosewood ivory banded tip, 89cm long

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AN EDWARD VII EBONISED WALKING CANE, with a silver mount, chased with flowers and foliate scrolls,

Lot 15

AN EDWARD VII EBONISED WALKING CANE, with a silver mount, chased with flowers and foliate scrolls, 93cm long

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AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY MALACCA WALKING CANE, by J. Howell & Co, with ivory ball knop and silver

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AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY MALACCA WALKING CANE, by J. Howell & Co, with ivory ball knop and silver collar, date letter rubbed, with horn tip, 92cm lon...

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A VICTORIAN WALKING STICK, with an antler handle and silver collar, London 1888, 93cm long

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A VICTORIAN WALKING STICK, with an antler handle and silver collar, London 1888, 93cm long

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AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY MALACCA WALKING CANE, with a chased silver knop, 85cm long

Lot 18

AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY MALACCA WALKING CANE, with a chased silver knop, 85cm long

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AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY FRENCH GILT BRASS PHOTOGRAPH FRAME, rectangular with a reeded and foliate slip

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AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY FRENCH GILT BRASS PHOTOGRAPH FRAME, rectangular with a reeded and foliate slip enclosing an aperture 14.5cm x 10cm, surround...

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AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY GILT BRASS EASEL MIRROR, oval, the glass within a rope border, pierced

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AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY GILT BRASS EASEL MIRROR, oval, the glass within a rope border, pierced strapwork frame, with trefoil cresting, 34cm high x 3...

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A FRENCH GILT METAL PENDANT ELECTROLIER, as a woven basket, containing six rose stems with white-

Lot 21

A FRENCH GILT METAL PENDANT ELECTROLIER, as a woven basket, containing six rose stems with white-glazed porcelain flowerheads, three floral-entwin...

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A SET OF SIX FRENCH GILT METAL CURTAIN TIE BACKS, of S scroll outline, cast in low relief with

Lot 22

A SET OF SIX FRENCH GILT METAL CURTAIN TIE BACKS, of S scroll outline, cast in low relief with foliate scrolls and pendant husks, 19cm (lacking pl...

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A PAIR OF GILT METAL CURTAIN TIE-BACKS, with flower and scroll terminals, 30cm

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A PAIR OF GILT METAL CURTAIN TIE-BACKS, with flower and scroll terminals, 30cm

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AN ARTS & CRAFTS BRASS AND COPPER CHAMBERSTICK, designed by William Arthur Smith Benson, in the

Lot 24

AN ARTS & CRAFTS BRASS AND COPPER CHAMBERSTICK, designed by William Arthur Smith Benson, in the manner of Christopher Dresser, with a brass sconce...

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A PAIR OF CAST BRASS ANDIRONS OF LATE 17TH CENTURY STYLE, each with a torch and urn finial, with

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A PAIR OF CAST BRASS ANDIRONS OF LATE 17TH CENTURY STYLE, each with a torch and urn finial, with fluted and gadroon detail to the pedestal, on fou...

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A 19TH CENTURY BRASS FENDER, OF LATE 18TH CENTURY STYLE, with volute and foliate scroll to each end,

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A 19TH CENTURY BRASS FENDER, OF LATE 18TH CENTURY STYLE, with volute and foliate scroll to each end, pendant with ribband and husk swags, 132cm in...

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A 19TH CENTURY GILTWOOD AND GESSO PEDIMENT, of 18th century style, with fan, flower and foliate

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A 19TH CENTURY GILTWOOD AND GESSO PEDIMENT, of 18th century style, with fan, flower and foliate scroll detail above an egg and dart frieze, 36cm x...

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A PAIR OF EARLY 20TH CENTURY PLANISHED 'ENGLISH PEWTER' CANDLESTICKS, a matching tazza and plate,

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A PAIR OF EARLY 20TH CENTURY PLANISHED 'ENGLISH PEWTER' CANDLESTICKS, a matching tazza and plate, each with a border of trailing leaves and berrie...

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TWO 19TH CENTURY LARGE PEWTER CHARGERS, with plain rims, one with touchmarks, 46cm diameter

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TWO 19TH CENTURY LARGE PEWTER CHARGERS, with plain rims, one with touchmarks, 46cm diameter together with a 19th century pewter dish with London ...

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AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY ARMAND MARSEILLE BISQUE HEADED DOLL, with mohair wig, closing eyes, open mouth

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AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY ARMAND MARSEILLE BISQUE HEADED DOLL, with mohair wig, closing eyes, open mouth with teeth, jointed composition body, dressed...

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FOUR MAHOGANY STAINED LARGE PICTURE STANDS, of triangular construction, the largest 99cm high,

Lot 31

FOUR MAHOGANY STAINED LARGE PICTURE STANDS, of triangular construction, the largest 99cm high, together with six smaller examples, 38cm high (10)

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A VIOLIN, bearing label Carlo Storioni and dated 1845, with two-part back, measuring 35.5cm below

Lot 32

A VIOLIN, bearing label Carlo Storioni and dated 1845, with two-part back, measuring 35.5cm below the button, together with two nickel plated bows...

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A COMPREHENSIVE COLLECTION OF BOOKBINDING EQUIPMENT, INCLUDING: Dryad book press, large laying

Lot 33

A COMPREHENSIVE COLLECTION OF BOOKBINDING EQUIPMENT, INCLUDING: Dryad book press, large laying press, finishing press, spring dividers, bone folde...

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A NEO CLASSICAL STYLE LEAD GARDEN URN AND COVER, of fluted ovoid form, with mask handles, 61cm high

Lot 34

A NEO CLASSICAL STYLE LEAD GARDEN URN AND COVER, of fluted ovoid form, with mask handles, 61cm high

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A 19TH CENTURY BONE CHESS SET, one side stained brown, the other natural, the Kings and Queens

Lot 35

A 19TH CENTURY BONE CHESS SET, one side stained brown, the other natural, the Kings and Queens pierced gallery, the Kings 8.5cm high, in a contemp...

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A TRADITIONAL ROCKING HORSE in dark oak with leather saddle and bridle, by The Rocking Horse

Lot 35B

A TRADITIONAL ROCKING HORSE in dark oak with leather saddle and bridle, by The Rocking Horse Workshop, Welwyn, modern, 103 cm high

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KAUFFER (E. McKNIGHT) illust. Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes, 2 vols. 1930,

Lot 36

KAUFFER (E. McKNIGHT) illust. Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes, 2 vols. 1930, Nonesuch Press, col. frontis and plates to each, orig...

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FENTON (RICHARD) - A Historical Tour Through Pembrokeshire, 1903, Davies & Co. Brecknock, portrait

Lot 37

FENTON (RICHARD) - A Historical Tour Through Pembrokeshire, 1903, Davies & Co. Brecknock, portrait frontis and illustrated title, illustrated plat...

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GARDINER (SAMUEL RAWSON) - Oliver Cromwell, 1899, Goupil & Co., presentation copy of a limited

Lot 38

GARDINER (SAMUEL RAWSON) - Oliver Cromwell, 1899, Goupil & Co., presentation copy of a limited edition of 1475, portrait frontis and engraved plat...

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BINDING: AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY LEATHER BOUND PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM, by J C Vickery, 179 -183 Regent

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BINDING: AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY LEATHER BOUND PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM, by J C Vickery, 179 -183 Regent Street, London, purple morocco with decorative gilt...

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MINCHIN (H. COTTON) edit. The Legion Book, 1929, private printing Curwen Press, number 18 of a

Lot 40

MINCHIN (H. COTTON) edit. The Legion Book, 1929, private printing Curwen Press, number 18 of a limited edition of 100, gift of the Prince of Wales...

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BINDING: SHAKESPEARE (WILLIAM) - The Complete Works, 1935, Oxford University Press, red silk

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BINDING: SHAKESPEARE (WILLIAM) - The Complete Works, 1935, Oxford University Press, red silk doublures and gilt tooled dentelles, red morocco rich...

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BINDING: MELVILLE (LEWIS) - The Windsor Beauties, n.d. circa 1928, Hutchinson & Co., silk doublures,

Lot 42

BINDING: MELVILLE (LEWIS) - The Windsor Beauties, n.d. circa 1928, Hutchinson & Co., silk doublures, gilt tooled dentelles, red morocco richly gil...

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HARROGATE FESTIVAL 1971 - a leather bound copy of the Festival programme, dedicated to Lady Frainy

Lot 43

HARROGATE FESTIVAL 1971 - a leather bound copy of the Festival programme, dedicated to Lady Frainy Bomanji to commemorate her presidency 1971-1973...

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SCOTT (SIR WALTER) - The Poetical Works, 12 vols. c.1860, Robert Cadell Edinburgh & Adam & Charles

Lot 44

SCOTT (SIR WALTER) - The Poetical Works, 12 vols. c.1860, Robert Cadell Edinburgh & Adam & Charles Black, engraved frontis and illustrated title t...

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SCOTT (SIR WALTER BART) - The Prose Works, 28 vols, Edinburgh 1834, Robert Cadell & Whittaker,

Lot 45

SCOTT (SIR WALTER BART) - The Prose Works, 28 vols, Edinburgh 1834, Robert Cadell & Whittaker, half red morocco, marble boards, gt. lettering

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KING (JESSIE M.) - BUDDING LIFE, Gowans & Grey, London & Glasgow, 1st ed., n.d., c.1900, a

Lot 46

KING (JESSIE M.) - BUDDING LIFE, Gowans & Grey, London & Glasgow, 1st ed., n.d., c.1900, a collection of etchings of named botanical specimens, th...

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COUNTRY LIFE - GARDENS OLD AND NEW, The Country House and It's Garden Environment, c.1900, George

Lot 47

COUNTRY LIFE - GARDENS OLD AND NEW, The Country House and It's Garden Environment, c.1900, George Newnes, profusely illustrated with black and whi...

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FORSTER (EDWARD MORGAN) - Alexandria: A History and a Guide, 2nd edition 1938 Alexandra Whitehead

Lot 48

FORSTER (EDWARD MORGAN) - Alexandria: A History and a Guide, 2nd edition 1938 Alexandra Whitehead Morris Ltd, No.7 of 250 signed by the author, fo...

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GAUTIER (THÉOPHILE FILS) - Aventures Du Baron De Munchhausen, illustrated by Gustave Dore, new

Lot 49

GAUTIER (THÉOPHILE FILS) - Aventures Du Baron De Munchhausen, illustrated by Gustave Dore, new edition, a.e.g., dec. red cloth; J Long (William)-...

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FREEMAN (EDWARD A.) - The History of The Norman Conquest of England, 6 vols. 1869, Clarendon

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FREEMAN (EDWARD A.) - The History of The Norman Conquest of England, 6 vols. 1869, Clarendon Press, half calf marble boards, tog. with The Reign o...

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BRADY (JOHN) - Clavis Calendaria or A Compendious Analysis of the Calendar, 2 vols., 1812, London,

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BRADY (JOHN) - Clavis Calendaria or A Compendious Analysis of the Calendar, 2 vols., 1812, London, full calf, gilt; SMITH (WILLIAM) - Dionysius Lo...

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HORSE RACING CALCUTTA: AN ALBUM, c.1934, of approximately twenty-eight black and white photographs

Lot 52

HORSE RACING CALCUTTA: AN ALBUM, c.1934, of approximately twenty-eight black and white photographs by P Bose, Calcutta and others, each approximat...

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SIR DHUNJIBHOY BOMANJI: A photograph album containing a series of original black and white

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SIR DHUNJIBHOY BOMANJI: A photograph album containing a series of original black and white photographs of The Willows, Windsor, the home of Mr and...

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SIR DHUNJIBHOY BOMANJI: A photograph album containing a series of original black and white

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SIR DHUNJIBHOY BOMANJI: A photograph album containing a series of original black and white photographs of The Willows, Windsor, the home of Mr and...

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SIR DHUNJIBHOY BOMANJI: A photograph album containing a series of original black and white

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SIR DHUNJIBHOY BOMANJI: A photograph album containing a series of original black and white photographs of The Willows, Windsor, the home of Mr and...

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SIR DHUNJIBHOY BOMANJI: AGA KHAN AND SHAH OF IRAN INTEREST: An album recording royal visits at the

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SIR DHUNJIBHOY BOMANJI: AGA KHAN AND SHAH OF IRAN INTEREST: An album recording royal visits at the Indian Turf Club, including King Saud of Saudi ...

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SIR DHUNJIBHOY BOMANJI: A souvenir photograph album of The Willows, Windsor, the home of Mr and

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SIR DHUNJIBHOY BOMANJI: A souvenir photograph album of The Willows, Windsor, the home of Mr and Mrs Dhunjibhoy Bomanji, dated 1917, with thirty bl...

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SIR DHUNJIBHOY BOMANJI: A photograph album containing a series of original black and white

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SIR DHUNJIBHOY BOMANJI: A photograph album containing a series of original black and white photographs of The Willows, Windsor, the home of Mr and...

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A COLLECTION OF APPROXIMATELY SIXTY EARLY 20TH CENTURY GREETINGS CARDS AND POSTCARDS, including

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A COLLECTION OF APPROXIMATELY SIXTY EARLY 20TH CENTURY GREETINGS CARDS AND POSTCARDS, including Valentine and Christmas cards, five humorous postc...

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