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AUCTION of ANTIQUARIAN & SECONDHAND BOOKS Documents, Prints, Original Artwork etc.

John Nicholson's AUCTION of ANTIQUARIAN & SECONDHAND BOOKS Catalogue 15 May 2018 13:00 BST

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KIDD (James) The Following Beautiful Farewell Address..., printed broadside with dec. border, in birds-eye maple frame, Aberdeen, ca. 1833.

[ZEPPELINS] a coll'n of 6 photographs by H. SCOTT ORR, of Zeppelins on fire etc., in contemp. frames, blind-stamped signatures, each 13.5 x 8.5cms...

[BALLET] a good personal collection of b/w photographs (some signed), a mix of private and commercial, RUSSIAN ballet, the BOLSHOI, etc.; in 2 alb...

EPHEMERA: quantity of greetings cards 1920s - 40s, together with 5 sheets of Russian and Scandinavian advertising / matchbox labels.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Box of assorted 19th century photographs; stereo views of Niagra Falls; 1 ambrotype & 1 box of 19th century glass negatives. 1 stereo...

PHOTOGRAPHY: Box of assorted travel photographs from around the world, including Africa, Europe, Sweden, Russia, Egypt, Malta, Italy, Tangiers, Gr...

PHOTOGRAPHY: Box of glass stereoscopic views of English towns and topography c1910. Approximately 200 slides. Original wooden box with felt lining.

PHOTOGRAPHY / ASTRONOMY: 26 large (10 x 10 inches) glass-plate astronomical views, the sun [?] In original wooden box, with remains of printed p...

OIL PAINTING / POLITICS: portrait of Rt. Hon. Joseph Chamberlain, M.P. [1836-1914], Secretary of State for the Colonies (1895-1903). Oil on canva...

DOMESDAY BOOK: engraved copper printing plate for the facsimile 1862 edition, Buckinghamshire title page, 20th c., 38 x 27 cm.


CRICKET PRINTS / SCHOOLS: "Denmark Hill Grammar School," litho. cricket scene, & 3 others, different schools, larger, all f. &g. (4).

GURKHA INTEREST, 2 charcoal & 1 pencil drawing, inscribed, one reads "C. Coy No. 13 Pl. towards Maron Imphal, April 26, 1948" (3).

PORTSMOUTH SHOEMENDER / SCHOOLMASTER "John Pound," hand-col'd litho, trimmed and laid down, & misc. prints, caricatures etc. (1 folder).

[CARTOONS] FARROW (Will) "Mr Bernard Shaw finds another Pygmalion," ink on board, signed with initials, 9.5 x 7.5 inches [S.]; & others, various a...

ILLUMINATIONS, a 17th c. vellum antiphonal sheet with historiated, illuminated initial, 19 x 14 inches [S.], and another scene, trimmed from a she...

[NAVAL INTEREST] SILAS (Ellis) "H.M.S. Wave driven ashore at St. Ives," 1952, preparatory sketches for the oil now in the NMM, Greenwich; & other ...

HONG KONG WATERCOLOUR: original watercolour of Victoria, Hong Kong Harbour. Circa 1860s. laid on card with manuscript caption. 27 x 36 cm.

HONG KONG & CHINA: folder of 17 albumen and silver print photographs. 19th & early 20th century, and some Hong Kong related ephemera.

CHINA: Ethel Leontine GABAIN [1883-1950], portrait of Mrs. Lu-Lan-Ta, wife of the Chinese Ambassador, circa 1920. Lithograph, 39 x 26 cm, framed ...

CHINA: Group of four watercolours / gouache, including one large view of junk signed by A.B. Ibrahim (38 x 28 cm). Early 20th century.

CHINA / CANTON export paintings: set of 12 pith-paper paintings of Chinese people or types, each approximately 11 x 15 cm, loosely contained in t...

CHINA / MISSIONARY: a hand-painted map on linen of China, Manchuria, Siberia, Mongolia & Korea, produced by a missionary for educational purpose, ...

MISSIONARY: Leather box of maps, documents and medals, together with an assortment of tribal artefacts, a missionary collection box in the form o...

MARTINIQUE / MAP. JEFFERYS (Thomas) "Martinico done from Actual Observations . . . Made by English Engineers," folding map of Martinique. 18th cen...

EXPLORERS & MISSIONARIES / PACIFIC: Group of late 18th century and early 19th century prints, lithographs and engravings, including portraits of ...

PHOTOGRAPHS: BURMA / TRIBAL: Pair of large late 19th century albumen tribal photographs of Naga warrior headhunters. c1880-90s. Mounted and frame...

MAORI / ABORIGINES / NEW ZEALAND: folder containing 29 real photo postcards of Maoris, 4 albumen portraits of Maoris 1860s, a missionary pamphlet ...

[PENMANSHIP] the top part of a vellum document, probably reign of HENRY VII, with fine historiation in ink, showing the king seated (with orb & sc...

a collection of misc. prints & pictures, incl. b/w photo of Churchill receiving contributions to the Westminster Restoration Fund; & 2 large empty...

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