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Cotswold Auction Company Incl. Stamps, Coins, Currency, Postcards, Musical & Scientific Instruments, Photographica, Clocks, etc. Live Webcast Auction 02 Jun 2015 10:00 BST

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Cheltenham

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  • Chapel Walk
  • Cheltenham
  • GL50 3DS
  • United Kingdom

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Quantity of books relating to seafaring,

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Quantity of books relating to seafaring, battles including:- Scott, Admiral Sir Percy "50 years in the Royal Navy" Hale, J R "Famous Sea Fights" ...

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Step, Edward & Watson, William

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Step, Edward & Watson, William "Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse", Frederick Warne, colour plates, in four vols., half-green morocco wit...

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Three antiquarian books:-

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Three antiquarian books:- Cornelio Schreveli "M. Valerii Martialias Epigrammata...", Lugd Batavorvm, Ex Officina Hackiana AD1670 "M. Acci Plavti ...

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Darwin, Charles

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Darwin, Charles "The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life", John Murray...

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"The Complete Works of Shakespeare" cont

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"The Complete Works of Shakespeare" containing the celebrated illustrations of Kenny Meadows, Frith, Nicholson, Corbould, etc. and portraits from ...

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Bentley, E L

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Bentley, E L "Bentley's Second Phrase Code", fifth reprint, text identical with original, pub. Bentley's Codes Limited, London EC3 1949, accompan...

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Quantity of fine bindings, mainly poetry

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Quantity of fine bindings, mainly poetry and works by Thackeray (1 box)

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"The Family Receipt-Book; or Universal R

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"The Family Receipt-Book; or Universal Repository of Useful Knowledge and Experience in all the Various Branches of Domestic Economy..." printed f...

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Manby, G W Esq

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Manby, G W Esq "An Historic and Picturesque Guide from Clifton...", Bristol, printed by Fenley & Baylis 1802, frontis map, engraved map, offsettin...

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Knight, Charles

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Knight, Charles "Old England, a Pictorial Museum... of Antiquities", two vols. in one, James Sangster n.d., numerous engraved illustrations, colou...

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Clark, Hugh

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Clark, Hugh "An Introduction to Heraldry", H Washbourne, New Bridge Street, London 1845, coloured half-title, numerous engraved plates, 14th edit...

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"Jane's All The World's Aircraft 1945, C

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"Jane's All The World's Aircraft 1945, Collector's edition", Harper Collins 19914, blue cloth, dust jacket "Jane's All The World's Aircraft 1972-7...

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Various volumes on motor vehicles includ

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Various volumes on motor vehicles including:- Brochure "Bristol", passenger chassis type J for single deck bus, type G for double deck bus, print...

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Assorted antiquarian and other bindings,

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Assorted antiquarian and other bindings, including:- Kipling, Rudyard "The Second Jungle Book", McMillan & Co 1895, superb pictorial gilt front bo...

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A large quantity of books relating to WW

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A large quantity of books relating to WWII with particular reference to Hitler and Nazi Germany, a selection of DVDs and a record within its origi...

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A quantity of books relating to WWII wit

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A quantity of books relating to WWII with particular reference to Nazi Germany (1 box)

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Wilson, John Mackay (1804-1835)

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Wilson, John Mackay (1804-1835) "Wilson's Tails of the Borders, Historical Traditionary and Imaginative", pub. William & Mackenzie, London, Glasg...

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Various copies of "The Penny Poets":-

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Various copies of "The Penny Poets":- Thomson, James "The Seasons", A. Millar 1752, engraved frontis and three other engraved plates, Summer, Autu...

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Fine bindings, presentation volumes from Shrewsbury School: Gore, F. St. J. "Lights and Shades of

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Fine bindings, presentation volumes from Shrewsbury School: Gore, F. St. J. "Lights and Shades of Hill Life in the Afghan and Hindu Highlands of ...

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A selection of books on reinforced concr

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A selection of books on reinforced concrete, five figure logarithmic and other tables, data analysis, "Slide Rule the Practical Manual", etc.

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Harrison, Florence (ills.)

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Harrison, Florence (ills.) "Guinevere and other poems by Alfred Lord Tennyson", Blackie & Son 1912, colour plates on grey card, with tissue guards...

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A large quantity of Pacemaker Racing Mag

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A large quantity of Pacemaker Racing Magazines, Time Form volumes for 1971, 74, 70, 77, 78 and 82 and Great Moments in the History of Horse Racing...

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Johannis Min-Ellii

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Johannis Min-Ellii "C. Sallustius Crispus ... Bellum Catilinarium et Jugurthinum ...", Roterodami, dated 1695, engraved frontis, vignette on title...

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A quantity of annuals "Oor Wullie", "The

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A quantity of annuals "Oor Wullie", "The Broons", "The Citizens Atlas", Ward Lock and Co Red Guide to the Lake District, "Horne's Guide to Whitby"...

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A quantity of fine bindings including a

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A quantity of fine bindings including a brass-mounted prayer book with hasp and three volumes from The Naturalist's Library "Entomology", all thre...

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Various girl's annuals including "Crysta

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Various girl's annuals including "Crystal", "Bunty", "The Girl Guide Annual" and two large folio books on Michelangelo and The Illustrated News Co...

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Seven bound volumes of Punch, 1843 to 18

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Seven bound volumes of Punch, 1843 to 1857 (not necessarily consecutive), red cloth, blind stamped, gilt titles to spine (7)

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A large quantity of books on horse racin

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A large quantity of books on horse racing, including Vincent O'Brien, Lester Piggott, Henry Cecil, Pat Taff "The History of the Derby Stakes", Che...

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A quantity of dictionaries, including Th

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A quantity of dictionaries, including The Oxford History of England (1 box)

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A large quantity of early children's boo

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A large quantity of early children's books and annuals, including Tourtel, Mary "Rupert and the Magic Hat", red boards, backstrip missing and "Mod...

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Quantity of topographical books related

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Quantity of topographical books related mainly to England, being Devon, Gloucestershire, Cornwall including:- Page, J. L.W. "The Rivers of Devon ...

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Assorted volumes including:-

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Assorted volumes including:- Venables, Bernard "British Sports Past and Present, Fishing" 1953, blue cloth, dust jacket Pike, Oliver G "Through...

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Brangwyn, Frank (ills.)

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Brangwyn, Frank (ills.) "Belgium", text by Hugh Stokes, ills. London 1916, Keegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co, black and white illustrations and p...

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Mixed volumes including The Century Book

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Mixed volumes including The Century Book of Gardening from The Country Life Library, bound with pictorial cloth, folio Hamilton, Nora Rowan "Throu...

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G A Henty

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G A Henty A large quantity of various titles, pictorial cloth (3 boxes)

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G A Henty

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G A Henty A large quantity of various titles, all pictorial cloth (3 boxes)

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Quantity of illustrated books including:

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Quantity of illustrated books including:- Detmold, E J "The Book of Baby Birds", Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, initial pages coming l...

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Fine bindings:-

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Fine bindings:- Ricardi Press Books "Selected Poems of Thomas Hardy" with portrait and title page design engraved on the wood by William Nicholson...

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David, Elizabeth

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David, Elizabeth "Italian Food" drawings by Renato Guttuso, MacDonald 1954, blue cloth, a little stained top of backstrip and top corners David, E...

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A quantity of books on firearms includin

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A quantity of books on firearms including:- Burrard, Major Gerald "The Identification of Firearms and Forensic Ballistics", Herbert Jenkins Limite...

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Japanese Fairytales Series Nos. 2, 4 and

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Japanese Fairytales Series Nos. 2, 4 and 7, Griffith, Farran & Co, London and Sydney, N.S.W.

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Bradley, W. F.

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Bradley, W. F. "Ettore Bugatti", Motor Racing Publications Limited, Abingdon, Berkshire 1948, photographic illustrations, blue cloth, dust jacket...

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The Lonsdale Library

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The Lonsdale Library "The Keepers Book" (2 copies), "Shooting - Game Birds, Beasts and Fishes" The Badminton Library Two copies of "Shooting - M...

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A quantity of books on the history of Ch

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A quantity of books on the history of Cheltenham (1 box)

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Volume two only of The Works of Shakespe

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Volume two only of The Works of Shakespeare, J. Tonson 1728, engraved plates, rebound, back strip replaced, contemporary leather laid down.

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Dulac Edmund (ills) " The Sleeping Beaut

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Dulac Edmund (ills) " The Sleeping Beauty and other Fairy Tales from the Old French retold by A. T. Quiller- Couch, Hodder and Stoughton n.d., col...

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Bland, Humphrey Esq, Brigadier of His Ma

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Bland, Humphrey Esq, Brigadier of His Majesty's Forces " A Treatise of Military Discipline;.....The duty of the Officer and Soldier...." the fifth...

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Uttley, Alison " The Country Child" ills

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Uttley, Alison " The Country Child" ills by C.F. Tunnicliffe, Faber and Faber, 1938, purple cloth, dust jacket, not price clipped, Laboureur J. E....

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Rackham, Arthur ills. " The Ring of the

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Rackham, Arthur ills. " The Ring of the Niblung...The Rhinegold and the Valkyrie by Richard Wagner" translated by Margaret Armour, col.plates, dec...

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A collection of random Pamphlets, publis

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A collection of random Pamphlets, published roughly between 1648 through to 1686\7, some bound with contemporary boards and also hand written docu...

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Two large folders containing Horse and H

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Two large folders containing Horse and Hound for the year 1978, and Kipling, Rudyard " The Fox Meditates". Lionel Edwards ills. 1933, a pamphlet

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Antiquarian books including Trapp Joseph

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Antiquarian books including Trapp Joseph ( trans.) " The Aeneis of Virgil, 2 vols, London 1718, boards detached to both vols, Milton , John "Parad...

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Fine Bindings: The Bronte Sisters includ

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Fine Bindings: The Bronte Sisters including Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights, Dent and Sons, 1922, six volumes, tree calf, gilt tooled edges and de...

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Dulac, Edmund ills, " Rubaiyat of Omar K

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Dulac, Edmund ills, " Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam"( Edward Fitzgerald) Hodder and Stoughton n.d., full white cloth with gilt pictorial decorations sh...

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The New Temple Shakespeare, ills. Eric G

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The New Temple Shakespeare, ills. Eric Gill, 37 of 40 vols, all with dust jackets, not price clipped.

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Peter Parley's Child's Own Library, ten

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Peter Parley's Child's Own Library, ten vols held within fitted bookcase, all with illustrations, red blind stamped cloth with gilt titles and de...

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Beatrix Potter " the Tale Jemima Puddled

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Beatrix Potter " the Tale Jemima Puddleduck" Frederick Warne 1908, grey boards, glassine cover, " The Tale of Peter Rabbit" Frederick Warne (1902)...

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Sydney Temple " The New Complete Story o

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Sydney Temple " The New Complete Story of England..." J. Cooke ( 1774), title page chipped and worn, final number date missing, numerous ills, fol...

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Doyem Guillame " La Geometrie Pratique de L'Ingenieur, o u L'Art de Mesurer...dedie a Monsieur de

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Doyem Guillame " La Geometrie Pratique de L'Ingenieur, o u L'Art de Mesurer...dedie a Monsieur de Vauban" published Strasbourg 1693, numerous fold...

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