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Gorringes Book Sale and Weekly Sale - Monday 19th August 2019

Gorringes Live Webcast Auction 19 Aug 2019 10:00 BST

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Franklin Library - A collection of 52 vols, faux leather gilt, 8vo, limited editions 1979-83

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Franklin Library - A collection of 52 vols, faux leather gilt, 8vo, limited editions 1979-83

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Fleming, Ian - Gold Finger, 1st edition, first impression, with unclipped d.j., (has small tear at

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Fleming, Ian - Gold Finger, 1st edition, first impression, with unclipped d.j., (has small tear at spine head), Jonathan Cape, London 1959

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Yellow - The Yellow Book: An Illustrated Quarterly, edited by Audrey Beardsley and Henry Harland,

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Yellow - The Yellow Book: An Illustrated Quarterly, edited by Audrey Beardsley and Henry Harland, vols 1 - 13 (all published), original pictoria...

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Golden Cockerel Press - Lawrence, Thomas Edward - Secret Despatches from Arabia, one of 970 bound in

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Golden Cockerel Press - Lawrence, Thomas Edward - Secret Despatches from Arabia, one of 970 bound in quarter niger by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, w...

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Golden Cockerel Press - Lawrence, Thomas Edward - Crusader Castles, one of 1000, 2 vols, original

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Golden Cockerel Press - Lawrence, Thomas Edward - Crusader Castles, one of 1000, 2 vols, original half morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, Chris...

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Malory, Thomas Sir - Le Morte Darthur, illustrated by W. Russell Flint, 2 vols, qto, green cloth

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Malory, Thomas Sir - Le Morte Darthur, illustrated by W. Russell Flint, 2 vols, qto, green cloth gilt, 36 colour plates, Medici Society, London ...

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Johnson, Charles, Capt., Pseud - A General History of the Pirates, one of 500, 2 vols, qto, original

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Johnson, Charles, Capt., Pseud - A General History of the Pirates, one of 500, 2 vols, qto, original cloth, The Carne Press, Kensington 1925-27

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Golden Cockerel Press - Bell, Gertrude - The Arab War, one of 500, original quarter niger, London

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Golden Cockerel Press - Bell, Gertrude - The Arab War, one of 500, original quarter niger, London 1940

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Lawrence, Thomas Edward - A Collection of 20 works by or related to T.E. Lawrence: 1. Seven

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Lawrence, Thomas Edward - A Collection of 20 works by or related to T.E. Lawrence: 1. Seven Pillars of Wisden, 1935 2. Revolt in the Desert, 19...

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Rabelias, Francois - Works, 2 vols, qto, illustrated by W. Heath Robinson, original white buckram,

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Rabelias, Francois - Works, 2 vols, qto, illustrated by W. Heath Robinson, original white buckram, foxed throughout, London, n.d.

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Churchill, Winston L.S., Sir - The Second World War, 6 vols, original cloth in d.j.'s, 8vo,

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Churchill, Winston L.S., Sir - The Second World War, 6 vols, original cloth in d.j.'s, 8vo, Cassell & Co, London 1948-54

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West, Michael - Clair de Lune and Other Troubadour Romances, illustrated by Evelyn Paul, George G.

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West, Michael - Clair de Lune and Other Troubadour Romances, illustrated by Evelyn Paul, George G. Harrap [London, 1913], Percy, Thomas - Reliqu...

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Nicholson, William - An Almanac of Twelve Sports, text by Rudyard Kipling, qto, cloth, William

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Nicholson, William - An Almanac of Twelve Sports, text by Rudyard Kipling, qto, cloth, William Heinemann, London 1898

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Wheatley, Dennis - Murder off Miami, original wraps, with tipped-in facsimiles of evidence,

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Wheatley, Dennis - Murder off Miami, original wraps, with tipped-in facsimiles of evidence, Hutchinson & Co, London [1936]

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Beerbohm, Max Sir - Heroes and Heroines of Bitter Sweet, one of 900, with facsimile note and 5

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Beerbohm, Max Sir - Heroes and Heroines of Bitter Sweet, one of 900, with facsimile note and 5 mounted coloured plates, loose as issued in origi...

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Shelley, Percy Bysshe - Poetical Pieces .... containing Prometheus Unmasked .... Hellas ... The

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Shelley, Percy Bysshe - Poetical Pieces .... containing Prometheus Unmasked .... Hellas ... The Cenci ... Rosalind and Helen, 8vo, half calf, te...

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Dickens, Charles - Dombey and Son, 8vo, half calf with marbled boards, 40 plates, including title

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Dickens, Charles - Dombey and Son, 8vo, half calf with marbled boards, 40 plates, including title page, by H.K. Browne, some loss to titling lab...

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Ellis, George - Specimens of the Early English Poets, 1st edition, 3 vols, 8vo, tree calf gilt, G.

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Ellis, George - Specimens of the Early English Poets, 1st edition, 3 vols, 8vo, tree calf gilt, G. and W. Nichol, London 1801

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Gould, Robert Freke - The History of Freemasonry, 6 vols, quarto, original blue cloth gilt, London

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Gould, Robert Freke - The History of Freemasonry, 6 vols, quarto, original blue cloth gilt, London 1885 - [nd]

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Pliny - Natural History, 5 vols, 8vo, cloth, in slip case, Folio Society, London 2012

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Pliny - Natural History, 5 vols, 8vo, cloth, in slip case, Folio Society, London 2012

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Ford, Ford Madox - The Good Soldier, 1st edition, 8vo, original brown cloth blind ruled, with

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Ford, Ford Madox - The Good Soldier, 1st edition, 8vo, original brown cloth blind ruled, with beige lettering to upper panel, binding faded, spi...

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Pound, Ezra - Gauder-Brzeska: A Memoir, 1st edition, 4to, original cloth, front board lettered in

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Pound, Ezra - Gauder-Brzeska: A Memoir, 1st edition, 4to, original cloth, front board lettered in gilt and blind stamped after a design by Gaude...

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Ford, Ford Madox - Mister Bosphorus and the Muses, 1st edition, qto, original half cloth with d.

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Ford, Ford Madox - Mister Bosphorus and the Muses, 1st edition, qto, original half cloth with d.j., with 6 engraved plates and 5 smaller engravi...

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Richards, J.M - High Street, illustrated by Eric Ravilious, with 24 coloured lithographs, Country

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Richards, J.M - High Street, illustrated by Eric Ravilious, with 24 coloured lithographs, Country Life, Curwen Press 1938

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Grigson, Geoffrey - The Poets Eye, 1st edition, 8vo, pictorial cloth with d.j., illustrated with

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Grigson, Geoffrey - The Poets Eye, 1st edition, 8vo, pictorial cloth with d.j., illustrated with 16 lithographs by John Craxton, Frederick Mulle...

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Taylor, John, The Water Poet - A Dog of War, one of 375 copies, with 5 hand-coloured wood engravings

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Taylor, John, The Water Poet - A Dog of War, one of 375 copies, with 5 hand-coloured wood engravings by Hester Sainsbury, original red paper boa...

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English, Scottish and Welsh Landscape, chosen by Betjeman, John and Taylor, Geoffrey, with

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English, Scottish and Welsh Landscape, chosen by Betjeman, John and Taylor, Geoffrey, with lithographs by John Piper, 8vo, cloth, with price cli...

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Lewis, Wyndham - One-Way Song, 8vo, original cloth, with d.j. (torn), Faber and Faber, 1933, and

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Lewis, Wyndham - One-Way Song, 8vo, original cloth, with d.j. (torn), Faber and Faber, 1933, and Scott - Soldiers Verse ... chosen by Patrick Di...

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Woodcock, George (editor) - NOW, a literary revue periodical, issued in paper wrappers, numbers 2-3,

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Woodcock, George (editor) - NOW, a literary revue periodical, issued in paper wrappers, numbers 2-3, 1940, 4-7, 1941 and 1-9, 1943-45, including...

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Wagner, Richard - The Tale of Lohengrin, Knight of the Swan, illustrated by Willy Pogany, qto, brown

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Wagner, Richard - The Tale of Lohengrin, Knight of the Swan, illustrated by Willy Pogany, qto, brown suede leather, with 8 colour plates, London...

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Beerbohm, Max Sir - Heroes and Heroines of Bitter Sweet, one of 900, folio, loose as issued in

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Beerbohm, Max Sir - Heroes and Heroines of Bitter Sweet, one of 900, folio, loose as issued in half vellum portfolio, with 5 mounted colour plat...

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Adlington, Richard - The Eaten Heart, number 143 of 200, signed by the author, qto, marbled

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Adlington, Richard - The Eaten Heart, number 143 of 200, signed by the author, qto, marbled boards, on handmade paper by The Hours Press, an ill...

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De La Mare, Walter - The Traveller, original cloth gilt, with d.j., 4 drawings by John Piper

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De La Mare, Walter - The Traveller, original cloth gilt, with d.j., 4 drawings by John Piper lithographed at the Baynard Press, cuttings re Mare...

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Furst, Herbert Ernest Augustus - The Decorative Work of Frank Brangwyn, qto, cloth, with 33 colour

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Furst, Herbert Ernest Augustus - The Decorative Work of Frank Brangwyn, qto, cloth, with 33 colour plates, London and New York 1924

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Morris, Kenneth - The Secret Mountain, 8vo, cloth, Faber and Gwyer, London 1926

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Morris, Kenneth - The Secret Mountain, 8vo, cloth, Faber and Gwyer, London 1926

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George Horace Davis (1881-1963), pen and ink, watercolour and gouache, Original artwork for an issue

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George Horace Davis (1881-1963), pen and ink, watercolour and gouache, Original artwork for an issue of The Illustrated London News relating to ...

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Scott, John - Picturesque Views of the City of Paris, 2 vols in 1, folio, rebound quarter calf, with

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Scott, John - Picturesque Views of the City of Paris, 2 vols in 1, folio, rebound quarter calf, with 57 plates, illustrated by Frederick Nash, L...

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Grant, Henry - Mariquita, 8vo, gilt - decorated brown morocco, designed by John Leighton,

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Grant, Henry - Mariquita, 8vo, gilt - decorated brown morocco, designed by John Leighton, monogrammed "J.L.", with photographic frontis portrait...

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A Wellington Supplement to the Illustrated London News, No.594, Saturday November 27th 1852 -

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A Wellington Supplement to the Illustrated London News, No.594, Saturday November 27th 1852 - Special edition relating to the funeral of Duke of...

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Vasari, Giorgio - Lives of the most Eminent Painters and Sculptors, 10 vols, qto, original cloth,

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Vasari, Giorgio - Lives of the most Eminent Painters and Sculptors, 10 vols, qto, original cloth, Medici Society, London 1912-15

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Walpole, Horace - Historic Doubts on the Life and Reign of King Richard and the Third, 2nd

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Walpole, Horace - Historic Doubts on the Life and Reign of King Richard and the Third, 2nd edition, qto, calf gilt, with portrait and plate, Lon...

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Spenser, Edmund - The Fairie Queene, 1609: The Shepheards Calendar, 166: Colin Clouts Come Home

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Spenser, Edmund - The Fairie Queene, 1609: The Shepheards Calendar, 166: Colin Clouts Come Home Again, nd: and Prothalamion, 1611, 4 works bound...

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Strutt, Joseph - Glig - Gamena Angel-Deod ... "The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England, 2nd

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Strutt, Joseph - Glig - Gamena Angel-Deod ... "The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England, 2nd edition, qto, half calf, with frontis and 3...

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[Cromwell, Thomas] - Excursions in the County of Sussex, 1st edition, 8vo, half calf, with 46

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[Cromwell, Thomas] - Excursions in the County of Sussex, 1st edition, 8vo, half calf, with 46 engravings and 2 folding maps, Longman, Hurst et a...

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Strype, John - Memorials to the Most Reverend Father in God, Thomas Cranmer, 1st edition, folio,

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Strype, John - Memorials to the Most Reverend Father in God, Thomas Cranmer, 1st edition, folio, calf, upper board almost detached, generally sc...

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Lysons, Daniel - The Environs of London .... within twelve miles of that Capital ... Vol 4: Counties

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Lysons, Daniel - The Environs of London .... within twelve miles of that Capital ... Vol 4: Counties of Herts, Essex and Kent, with map frontis,...

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Lysons, Daniel - The Environs of London .... within twelve miles of that Capital, Vol 3: The

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Lysons, Daniel - The Environs of London .... within twelve miles of that Capital, Vol 3: The County of Middlesex, small folio, half calf, title ...

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Strype, John - The Life and Acts of .... John Whitgift, D.D., folio, contemporary calf, rebacked and

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Strype, John - The Life and Acts of .... John Whitgift, D.D., folio, contemporary calf, rebacked and labelled, London 1718

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Evelyn, John - Sylva, 2 vols, qto, half calf, with frontis portrait, 42 plates and 3 folding tables,

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Evelyn, John - Sylva, 2 vols, qto, half calf, with frontis portrait, 42 plates and 3 folding tables, bookplates of Sir Henry Doulton (of Doulton...

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Marshall, William - The Rural Economy of the Southern Counties, 2 vols, 8vo, half calf library

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Marshall, William - The Rural Economy of the Southern Counties, 2 vols, 8vo, half calf library binding of Library Office of Woods and stamps to ...

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Oldfield, Thomas Hinton Burley - An Entire and Complete History, Political and Personal, of the

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Oldfield, Thomas Hinton Burley - An Entire and Complete History, Political and Personal, of the Boroughs of Great Britain, 3 vols, 8vo, Library ...

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Somner, William - A Treatise of Gavelkind, 2nd edition, qto, lacking boards, with armorial

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Somner, William - A Treatise of Gavelkind, 2nd edition, qto, lacking boards, with armorial frontis, London 1726, together with Paule, George, Si...

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Worthington, Lieut. B - Proposed Plan for Improving Dover Harbour, qto, original cloth, with folding

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Worthington, Lieut. B - Proposed Plan for Improving Dover Harbour, qto, original cloth, with folding map, 2 engraved plates (1 folding) and 4 pl...

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Bohun, William - The Law of Tithes, 8vo, old calf, E and R Nutt et al, London 1730

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Bohun, William - The Law of Tithes, 8vo, old calf, E and R Nutt et al, London 1730

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Lambard, William - Eirenarcha: or of the Offices of the Justices of Peace, 2 works in 1 vol, 8vo,

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Lambard, William - Eirenarcha: or of the Offices of the Justices of Peace, 2 works in 1 vol, 8vo, with Lambard - The Duties of Constables, Borsh...

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Burr, Thomas Benge - The History of Tunbridge Wells, 8vo, calf, writing to front fly leaf, London

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Burr, Thomas Benge - The History of Tunbridge Wells, 8vo, calf, writing to front fly leaf, London 1746

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Studio - The Studio: An Illustrated Magazine of Fine and Applied Art, Vols 1,2 ,5,10,12,16,17,18,

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Studio - The Studio: An Illustrated Magazine of Fine and Applied Art, Vols 1,2 ,5,10,12,16,17,18,21,22,25,26,27,30,32,34,35,44,45,53,73,78, and ...

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Strand - Strand Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly, edited by George Newnes, vols Volumes I, II, IV,

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Strand - Strand Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly, edited by George Newnes, vols Volumes I, II, IV, VII, VIII, IX, X, XII, XIII, XIV, XV, XVI, XV...

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John Hicklenton (1967-2010). Original artwork in full colour, with acetate text overlay, for Judge

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John Hicklenton (1967-2010). Original artwork in full colour, with acetate text overlay, for Judge Dredd, issue number 23, page 30, together wit...

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John Hicklenton (1967-2010). Original artwork in full colour, with acetate text overlay, for Judge

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John Hicklenton (1967-2010). Original artwork in full colour, with acetate text overlay, for Judge Dredd, issue number 22, page 29, together wit...

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