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by Tennants Auctioneers Live Webcast Auction 25 Sep 2013 12:00 BST

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Leyburn, North Yorkshire

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  • Leyburn
  • North Yorkshire
  • DL8 5SG
  • United Kingdom

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Clark (Edwin) The Britannia and Conway Tubular Bridges .., 1850, 3 volumes including folio plate

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Clark (Edwin) The Britannia and Conway Tubular Bridges .., 1850, 3 volumes including folio plate volume, plates as called for, quarter morocco (...

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Smeaton (John) Reports of the Late John Smeaton, F.R.S., Made on Various Occasions of his

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Smeaton (John) Reports of the Late John Smeaton, F.R.S., Made on Various Occasions of his Employment as A Civil Engineer, 1837, 2nd edition, 2 vo...

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Fairbairn (William) An Account of The Construction of the Britannia and Conway Tubular Bridges,

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Fairbairn (William) An Account of The Construction of the Britannia and Conway Tubular Bridges, with a Complete History of their Progress .., 184...

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Hutton (William R.) The Washington Bridge, over the Harlem River, at 181st Street, New York City, A

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Hutton (William R.) The Washington Bridge, over the Harlem River, at 181st Street, New York City, A Description of its Construction, nd. [c1890],...

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Sydney Harbour Bridge Dept. of Public Works, New South Wales, Contract for the Construction of a

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Sydney Harbour Bridge Dept. of Public Works, New South Wales, Contract for the Construction of a Cantilever Bridge across Sydney Harbour from Daw...

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[Phillips (Philip)] The Forth Railway Bridge .., 1890, 4to., 20 plates, original cloth; Scottish

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[Phillips (Philip)] The Forth Railway Bridge .., 1890, 4to., 20 plates, original cloth; Scottish Office, Kincardine-on-Forth Bridge - Map Showing...

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Tarbotton (M.O.) History of the Old Trent Bridge, with a Descriptive Account of the New Bridge,

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Tarbotton (M.O.) History of the Old Trent Bridge, with a Descriptive Account of the New Bridge, Nottingham, 1871, 4to., 12 laid down photographic...

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Royal Commission Quebec Bridge Enquiry Report, Also Report on Design of Quebec Bridge by C.C.

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Royal Commission Quebec Bridge Enquiry Report, Also Report on Design of Quebec Bridge by C.C. Schneider, 1908, folding plates, original cloth [wi...

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East Indian Railway The Jubilee Bridge, Description of The East Indian Railway Bridge at Hugli,

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East Indian Railway The Jubilee Bridge, Description of The East Indian Railway Bridge at Hugli, February 1887, 1887, 4to., photograph frontis, fo...

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Arcambeau (Edme) The Book of Bridges, 1911, Gowans and Gray, limited edition of 1000, 18 colour

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Arcambeau (Edme) The Book of Bridges, 1911, Gowans and Gray, limited edition of 1000, 18 colour plates after Jessie M. King, t.e.g., original clo...

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Horst (Tileman van der) & Schenk (Jan) Theatrum Machinarum Universale; of Keurige Verzameling ...,

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Horst (Tileman van der) & Schenk (Jan) Theatrum Machinarum Universale; of Keurige Verzameling ..., Part 1, 1736, Amsterdam, Petrus Schenk, large ...

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Humber (William) A Complete Treatise on Cast and Wrought Iron Bridge Construction, Including Iron

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Humber (William) A Complete Treatise on Cast and Wrought Iron Bridge Construction, Including Iron Foundations ...., Vol II, Plates, 1870, third e...

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Sir William Arrol and Company Ltd. Bridges, Structural Steel Work, and Mechanical Engineering

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Sir William Arrol and Company Ltd. Bridges, Structural Steel Work, and Mechanical Engineering Productions, 1909, 4to., plates, original cloth; Ty...

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Sir William Arrol and Company Ltd. Bridges, .. with Description of their Manufacturing Works, 1909,

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Sir William Arrol and Company Ltd. Bridges, .. with Description of their Manufacturing Works, 1909, 4to., plates, original cloth (re-backed); Sch...

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Bridges An extensive collection on bridges worldwide, their history, design and construction,

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Bridges An extensive collection on bridges worldwide, their history, design and construction, books, ephemera, brochures, catalogues, etc (large ...

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Photographs The Motherwell Bridge Company Ltd., a collection of 18 large photographs depicting

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Photographs The Motherwell Bridge Company Ltd., a collection of 18 large photographs depicting bridge construction, as well as completed railway ...

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Ruskin (John) Modern Painters, 1873, Smith Elder, 5 volumes; idem, The Stones of Venice, 1874,

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Ruskin (John) Modern Painters, 1873, Smith Elder, 5 volumes; idem, The Stones of Venice, 1874, Smith Elder, 3 volumes; Bell (Charles), The Anatom...

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Harding (A & N.) Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835 - 1875, Books 1, 2 & 3, 1998-2000, 3 volumes,

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Harding (A & N.) Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835 - 1875, Books 1, 2 & 3, 1998-2000, 3 volumes, limited edition of 20 copies (volume 3 is of ...

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Marcilhac (Felix) R. [Rene] Lalique, Catalogue Raisonnè de L`Oeuvre de Verre, [2004], folio, dust

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Marcilhac (Felix) R. [Rene] Lalique, Catalogue Raisonnè de L`Oeuvre de Verre, [2004], folio, dust wrapper, slipcase (new in publisher`s polythen...

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Yorke (Malcolm) The Inward Laugh, Edward Bawden and his circle, 2005, Fleece Press, folio, limited

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Yorke (Malcolm) The Inward Laugh, Edward Bawden and his circle, 2005, Fleece Press, folio, limited edition of 750, original cloth-backed decorati...

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Selborne (Joanna) & Newman (Lindsay) Gwen Raverat, wood engraver, 1996, Fleece Press, folio,

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Selborne (Joanna) & Newman (Lindsay) Gwen Raverat, wood engraver, 1996, Fleece Press, folio, limited edition of 300, original cloth-backed decora...

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Jones (Owen) The Grammar of Ornament, 1868, Quaritch, folio, 111 (of 112) litho plates including

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Jones (Owen) The Grammar of Ornament, 1868, Quaritch, folio, 111 (of 112) litho plates including title, lacking the additional plate 54*, a.e.g.,...

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Ullmann (Anne), Whittick (Christopher) & Lawrence (Simon) Eric Ravilious: Landscape, Letters &

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Ullmann (Anne), Whittick (Christopher) & Lawrence (Simon) Eric Ravilious: Landscape, Letters & Design, 2008, Fleece Press, 2 volumes, oblong 4to....

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Harris (John) & Rix (Martyn) Gardens of Delight, The Rococo English Landscape of Thomas Robins the

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Harris (John) & Rix (Martyn) Gardens of Delight, The Rococo English Landscape of Thomas Robins the Elder, 1978, Basilisk Press, numbered limited ...

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Antiques Reference Griffin (John D.), The Leeds Pottery, 1770-1881, 2005, 2 vols., folio, signed by

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Antiques Reference Griffin (John D.), The Leeds Pottery, 1770-1881, 2005, 2 vols., folio, signed by the author, dust wrapper; idem, The Don Potte...

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Read Holliday & Sons, Ltd. A large quantity of promotional colour samples produced by the

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Read Holliday & Sons, Ltd. A large quantity of promotional colour samples produced by the Huddersfield company, early 20th century, includes exam...

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Numismatics Mitchiner (Michael), Oriental Coins and their Values - The World of Islam, 2000,

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Numismatics Mitchiner (Michael), Oriental Coins and their Values - The World of Islam, 2000, leatherette; Balog (Paul), The Coinage of the Ayyubi...

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Numismatics Grierson (Philip), Byzantine Coins, 1982, Methuen, first edition, dust wrapper; Spink &

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Numismatics Grierson (Philip), Byzantine Coins, 1982, Methuen, first edition, dust wrapper; Spink & Son, Catalogue, with numerous illustrations, ...

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Topham (John) Some Account of the Collegiate Chapel of Saint Stephen, Westminster, nd, folio,

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Topham (John) Some Account of the Collegiate Chapel of Saint Stephen, Westminster, nd, folio, fourteen engraved plates, original boards with late...

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Casley (David) A Catalogue of the Manuscripts of the King`s Library..., 1734, 4to., 16 plates, 1 of

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Casley (David) A Catalogue of the Manuscripts of the King`s Library..., 1734, 4to., 16 plates, 1 of them folding, early calf (worn, joints split,...

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Fitzgerald (Edward) trans. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, 1913, colour frontis and b/w plates after

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Fitzgerald (Edward) trans. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, 1913, colour frontis and b/w plates after Edmund J. Sullivan, original cloth gilt (cloth wor...

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The Hall School, Weybridge A small collection including several hand-made books produced by the

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The Hall School, Weybridge A small collection including several hand-made books produced by the school, richly illustrated with artwork designed ...

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Lucas (F.L.) The Golden Cockerel Greek Anthology, 1937, folio, numbered limited edition of 206,

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Lucas (F.L.) The Golden Cockerel Greek Anthology, 1937, folio, numbered limited edition of 206, fourteen line-engravings on zinc by Lettice Sandf...

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Fitzgerald (Edward) transl. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, 1922, John Lane The Bodley Head, first

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Fitzgerald (Edward) transl. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, 1922, John Lane The Bodley Head, first edition thus, 19 plates and title vignette after `Fi...

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[Aparicio (Sebastian de)] Vita VSDF Sebastiani de Apparicio, nd. a collection of 123 engraved

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[Aparicio (Sebastian de)] Vita VSDF Sebastiani de Apparicio, nd. a collection of 123 engraved plates depicting the life of Sebastian de Aparicio,...

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Milne (A.A.) Winnie-the-Pooh, 1926, first edition, t.e.g., original cloth; idem, Now We Are Six,

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Milne (A.A.) Winnie-the-Pooh, 1926, first edition, t.e.g., original cloth; idem, Now We Are Six, 1927, first edition, t.e.g., original cloth; ide...

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Potter (Beatrix) The Tale of The Flopsy Bunnies, 1909, first edition, notice board to page 14, name

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Potter (Beatrix) The Tale of The Flopsy Bunnies, 1909, first edition, notice board to page 14, name to pastedown, original brown boards (spine wo...

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Barrie (J.M.) Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, 1906, 50 tipped-in colour plates after Arthur

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Barrie (J.M.) Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, 1906, 50 tipped-in colour plates after Arthur Rackham, with printed tissue guards, original cloth ...

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Judaica [Yudovin (Solomon) & Malkin (S.)], [Yiddisher Folks-Ornament (Jewish Folk Ornament)], 1920,

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Judaica [Yudovin (Solomon) & Malkin (S.)], [Yiddisher Folks-Ornament (Jewish Folk Ornament)], 1920, Vitebsk, 3 leaves of text and complete set of...

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Bawden (Edward) The Floral Hall, Covent Garden, nd. [1967], lithograph from linocut, one of the

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Bawden (Edward) The Floral Hall, Covent Garden, nd. [1967], lithograph from linocut, one of the London Markets series, 460mm x 610mm, signed and ...

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Smith (Graham) (1947-) `Everett F. Wells`, Last of the Giant Oil Tankers to be Built at Swan

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Smith (Graham) (1947-) `Everett F. Wells`, Last of the Giant Oil Tankers to be Built at Swan Hunters, Wallsend upon Tyne, Launched 4.15pm, 24 Sep...

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Smith (Graham) (1947-) The Side, Newcastle, 1977, photograph, 350mm x 270mm, gelatin silver print,

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Smith (Graham) (1947-) The Side, Newcastle, 1977, photograph, 350mm x 270mm, gelatin silver print, signed, dated and titled on lower mount, mount...

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Smith (Graham) (1947-) `Bensham Road, Gateshead, 1981`, photograph, 170mm x 210mm, gelatin silver

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Smith (Graham) (1947-) `Bensham Road, Gateshead, 1981`, photograph, 170mm x 210mm, gelatin silver print, signed, dated and titled on lower mount,...

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Wheatley [Laurie] `Saville Street, So. Shields`, nd. [?1934], photograph, 245mm x 195mm, gelatin

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Wheatley [Laurie] `Saville Street, So. Shields`, nd. [?1934], photograph, 245mm x 195mm, gelatin silver print, signed and titled on lower mount, ...

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Wagner (Richard), illustrated by Pogany (Willy) Tannhauser, A Dramatic Poem, 1911, numbered limited

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Wagner (Richard), illustrated by Pogany (Willy) Tannhauser, A Dramatic Poem, 1911, numbered limited edition of 525, signed by the artist, small t...

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Fleece Press Yorke (Malcolm), The Artistry of Leslie Cole; Today I Worked Well - The Picture Fell

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Fleece Press Yorke (Malcolm), The Artistry of Leslie Cole; Today I Worked Well - The Picture Fell of the Brush, 2010, Fleece Press, limited editi...

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Potter (Beatrix) The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse, nd [1918], first edition, `Londo` imprint, some

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Potter (Beatrix) The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse, nd [1918], first edition, `Londo` imprint, some pencil scribbles, original boards (worn); Milne (...

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Levinson (Andre) Bakst, The story of the Artist`s Life, 1923, Bayard Press, folio, numbered ltd.

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Levinson (Andre) Bakst, The story of the Artist`s Life, 1923, Bayard Press, folio, numbered ltd. edition of 315 copies, presentation inscription ...

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Dubba (R) A Selection of Twelve Heads, from the Last Judgement of Michael Angelo, 1801, large

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Dubba (R) A Selection of Twelve Heads, from the Last Judgement of Michael Angelo, 1801, large folio, engraved title, twelve plates, unbound [sold...

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[Rowlandson (Thomas)] Dutch Night-Mare or the Fraternal Hug Returned with a Dutch Squeeze, Nov. 29,

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[Rowlandson (Thomas)] Dutch Night-Mare or the Fraternal Hug Returned with a Dutch Squeeze, Nov. 29, 1813, Ackermann, hand-coloured satirical prin...

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Milne (A.A.) Winnie-The-Pooh, 1926, Methuen, first edition, t.e.g., original cloth; idem, Now We

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Milne (A.A.) Winnie-The-Pooh, 1926, Methuen, first edition, t.e.g., original cloth; idem, Now We Are Six, 1927, Methuen, first edition, t.e.g., ...

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Potter (Beatrix) The Tale of Benjamin Bunny, 1904, first edition, `muffatees` misprint, original

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Potter (Beatrix) The Tale of Benjamin Bunny, 1904, first edition, `muffatees` misprint, original grey boards (rubbed, lacking backstrip, lacking ...

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Milne (A.A.) The House at Pooh Corner, 1928, first edition, a.e.g., publisher`s deluxe leather

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Milne (A.A.) The House at Pooh Corner, 1928, first edition, a.e.g., publisher`s deluxe leather binding, original card presentation box with print...

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Rupert Bear A large and comprehensive collection of Rupert related items, including; A complete run

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Rupert Bear A large and comprehensive collection of Rupert related items, including; A complete run of Rupert Annuals from 1936 to the present da...

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Alexandre (Arsene) and Cocteau (Jean) The Decorative Art of Leon Bakst, 1913, Fine Art Society,

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Alexandre (Arsene) and Cocteau (Jean) The Decorative Art of Leon Bakst, 1913, Fine Art Society, folio, portrait frontis, 77 tipped-in plates, the...

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Rossetti (Christina) Poems, nd., Blackie, 4to., 36 tipped-in colour plates after Florence Harrison,

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Rossetti (Christina) Poems, nd., Blackie, 4to., 36 tipped-in colour plates after Florence Harrison, each with printed tissue guard, t.e.g., origi...

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Harbour (Jennie) Fairytale Gems, nd, Raphael Tuck, nine chromolitho illustrations and corresponding

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Harbour (Jennie) Fairytale Gems, nd, Raphael Tuck, nine chromolitho illustrations and corresponding litho text pages, in concertina form, contain...

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Beardsley (Aubrey) et al The Savoy, An Illustrated Quarterly, Nos. 2-8, April 1896 - December 1896,

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Beardsley (Aubrey) et al The Savoy, An Illustrated Quarterly, Nos. 2-8, April 1896 - December 1896, 7 volumes, volume 2 in original printed paper...

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Brothers Grimm The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm. 1909, Constable, 40 tipped-in colour plates

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Brothers Grimm The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm. 1909, Constable, 40 tipped-in colour plates after Arthur Rackham (several with corner creas...

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Byron (George Gordon Noel) The Works of Lord Byron, in six volumes, 1827, John Murray, 6 vols., [

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Byron (George Gordon Noel) The Works of Lord Byron, in six volumes, 1827, John Murray, 6 vols., [with] Don Juan, 1826, `printed for the bookselle...

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