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Forum Auctions Live Webcast Auction 27 Aug 2020 13:00 BST

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Africa.- Beke (Charles T.) The Sources of the Nile: being a General Survey of the Basin of that River ..., first edition, 7 maps (2 folding, 1 in ...

Africa.- Benga Primer (The): Containing Lessons for Beginners; A Series of Phrases, and a Catechism, first edition, faint spotting to first and l...

Africa.- [Ceramic Plaque depicting General Gordon], 3 hairline cracks to verso, gilt, rubbed, c.41cm diameter, n.d..

NO RESERVE Africa.- Congo.- Ward (Herbert) A Voice from the Congo, half-title, frontispiece, plates, occasional spotting, previous owner's ink i...

Africa.- Doulton Lambeth.- ['General Gordon' Commemorative Stonware Jug], ovoid form jug, slip decorated with central oval panel depicting a port...

Africa.- Du Chaillu (Paul B.) A Journey to Ashango-Land, first American edition, frontispiece, plates, folding map at end, publisher's advertiseme...

NO RESERVE Africa.- Gröben (Otto Freidrich von der) Voorname scheeps-togt ... na Guinea, met 2 Kreu-Vorstelijke Fregatten ..., first Dutch editi...

Africa.- Johnston (Sir Harry H.) The History of a Slave, first edition, frontispiece, vignette title, plates, cracked hinges, presentation label t...

Africa.- Keynes (Quentin).- Barth (Heinrich) Barth's African Sketches, 36 lithographed plates from drawings by J. M. Bernatz after sketches by Bar...

Africa.- Lucas (Thomas J.) The Zulus and the British Frontiers, first edition, half-title, faint spotting to first few leaves, original decorative...

Africa.- Slavery.- [Madden (R. R.)] Report of Commission of Inquiry on the Western Coast of Africa. Climate and its Influence on Health, faint spo...

Africa.- Memoirs.- Bowen (John) Memorials of ... Late Bishop of Sierra Leone, first edition, engraved portrait frontispiece, occasional faint spot...

Africa.- Patterson (Lt.-Col. J.H.) In the Grip of the Nyika, first edition, illustrations, maps, publisher's advertisements at end, presentation l...

Africa.- Speke (John Hanning) Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile, first edition, 2 engraved portrait plates, 2 maps (1 folding), 2...

Africa.- Stanley (Henry Morton) Through the Dark Continent: or The Sources of the Nile, 2 vol., first edition, portrait frontispieces, plates and ...

Africa.- Stanley (Henry Morton) The Congo and the Founding of its Free State, 2 vol., first edition, frontispieces, plates and illustrations, some...

Africa.- [Portrait of Henry Morton Stanley], carved in oak, frame with leaves to the corners, c.315 x 290 mm, n.d.

Africa.- Sudan.- Gallieni (Joseph Simon) Mission d'Exploration du Haut-Niger: Voyage au Soudan Français (Haut-Niger et Pays de Ségou) 1879-1881, f...

Africa.- Voyages.- M'Leod (John) A Voyage to Africa with some Account of the Manners and Customs of the Dahomian People, first edition, 4 engraved...

Africa.- Missionary.- Wesley (John) Intshumayelo Ezilishumi Linantlanu. English translations inserted by hand to title, contemporary half-calf, a ...

America.- Portlock (Capt. Nathaniel) A Voyage Round the World; but more particularly to the North-West Coast of America..., first edition, engrave...

NO RESERVE Black Europeans.- French School (late 19th century) Two portraits of a man, watercolours over pencil on wove paper without watermarks...

NO RESERVE Burma.- Prothero (Captain J. E. D.) Laizao Tang zîr tîe Tza-Uk. An Elementary Reading Primer of the Laizao Dialect, faint stain to to...

China.- Anonymous. Panoramic view of Shanghai Bund, tapestry in colours after a photographic panorama, 250 x 1050 mm (9 7/8 x 41 1/4 in), under gl...

China.- Chinese and English Phrase Book (A), in the Canton District, Shanghai, The Commerical Press, faint staining to endpapers, original cloth ...

China.- Anglo-Chinese School (19th century) Three botanical studies, opaque pigments on handmade Chinese laid paper, each approx. 410 x 330 mm (16...

China.- Boxer Rebellion.- Playing Cards.- Forbidden City (The): Pekin & Chinese Views Souvenir Playing Cards, 53 playing cards only (of ?54), com...

China.- Teichman (Eric) Travels of a Consular Officer in North-West China, first edition, frontispiece, plates, 4 maps (2 in pocket at end), occas...

Egypt.- St. John (J. A.) Egypt and Nubia, first edition, vignette title, illustrations, bookplate, near contemporary half-calf, 1845 § White (Silv...

Europe.- Chancel (A[lexander] D[oriack]) A New journey over Europe; from France thro' Savoy, Switzerland, Germany, Flanders, Holland, Denmark, Swe...

Europe.- Costume.- [Schwind (Moritz von)] Bilder für die Jugend. Volkstrachten, Parts 1 & 2 only (of 5), 12 lithographed plates, a couple with lig...

France.- [Chanlaire (Pierre-Gregoire) & Dumez.] Atlas National Portatif de la France, engraved throughout with pictorial title, 89 hand-coloured m...

Japan.- Batchelor (Rev. John) The Ainu and Their Folk-Lore, first edition, frontispiece, illustrations, previous owner's ink inscription, original...

Japan.- [Matchbox Labels], an album of c.850 Japanese labels, 17 pasted to each leaf, 50pp., one or two are a little rubbed, contemporary cloth, r...

Japan.- Shimada (Y.) An English and Japanese Lexicon, new edition, frontispiece, illustrations, occasional spotting, broken upper hinge, contempor...

Korea.- Underwood (L. H.) Fifteen Years among the Top-Knots or Life in Korea, first edition, frontispiece, plates, publisher's advertisements at e...

Middle-East.- Gordon (Charles George) Reflections in Palestine, first edition, half-title, occasional very faint spotting, original cloth, a littl...

Mountaineering.- Desor (E.) Excursions et Séjours dans les Glaciers et les Hautes Régions des Alpes, first edition, portrait frontispiece, 5 plate...

Polar.- Beaufoy (Col. Mark) On the North-West Passage; and the Insular Form of Greenland, drop-head title, extract, probably from Thomson's Annals...

Polar.- Nansen ( Fridtjof) "Farthest North" Being the Record of a Voyage of the Exploration of the Ship Fram 1893-96, 2 vol., second English editi...

Russia.- Hume (Major-General John R.) Reminiscences of the Crimean Campaign, first edition, portrait frontispiece, plates (2 folding), occasional ...

NO RESERVE South Sea Islands.- Lanyon-Orgill (Peter A.) Captain Cook's South Sea Island Vocabularies, first edition, original cloth, by the Auth...

South Seas.- Shillibeer (Lt. John) A Narrative of the Briton's Voyage, to Pitcairn's Island; including an Interesting Sketch of the Present State ...

NO RESERVE Turkey.- Circus.- Anonymous (circa 1850). [Ottoman Empire battle scene, with three vignettes of circus scenes below], large poster, w...

Voyages.- Francklin (William) Observations Made on a Tour from Bengal to Persia, in the Years 1786-7, second edition, occasional faint spotting, f...

NO RESERVE Lithography.- Britain.- Nicholson (Francis) Six lithographic impressions of sketches from nature, 6 lithographed views, plates with m...

Britain.- Polwhele (Rev. Richard) The History of Devonshire, 2 vol. only (of 3) bound in 1, 15 engraved plates only (of 24), most trimmed and moun...

NO RESERVE Essex.- Chapman (John) & Peter André, A Map of the County of Essex from an Actual Survey, facsimile edition, double-page plates, cont...

London.- Abercrombie (Patrick) Greater London Plan 1944, plates, folding maps, occasional very faint spotting, original cloth, slight bumping to c...

Rutland.- Wright (James) The history and antiquities of the County of Rutland: collected from records, ancient manuscripts, monuments on the place...

Angling.- Walton (Isaac) and Charles Cotton. The Complete Angler, 2 vol., half-titles, wood-engraved frontispieces by Ebenezer Randells (a pupil o...

Fishing.- Saunders (James) The compleat fisherman. Being a large and particular account, of all the several ways of fishing now practised in Europ...

NO RESERVE Horse Racing.- Upton (Roger D.) Newmarket & Arabia: an examination of the descent of Races and Coursers, colour frontispiece, 4 foldi...

Hunting.- Thornton (Colonel Thomas) A Sporting Tour through Various Parts of France, in the Year 1802, 2 vol., first edition, engraved portrait fr...

NO RESERVE Willoughby (Guy, Lord Middleton) "Raggie" the War Horse. An Autobiography, first edition, previous owner's pencil inscription to titl...

NO RESERVE Bees.- America.- Root (L.C.) Quinby's New Bee-Keeping, wood-engraved portrait frontispiece, numerous wood-engraved illustrations, 6pp...

Bees.- [Bazin (Gilles Augustin)] The natural history of bees. Containing An Account of their Production, their Oeconomy, the manner of their makin...

Bees.- The Bee People, first edition, 1907 § Armitt (J. Harold) Bee-Keeping for Recreation and Profit, Birmingham, n.d. § Abbott (C.P.) Queen Bree...

Bees.- Huish (Robert) A Treatise on the Nature, Economy and Practical Management of Bees, Syston Park copy, with engraved armorial bookplate, seco...

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