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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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Haslemere, Surrey

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  • Fernhurst
  • Haslemere
  • Surrey
  • GU27 3HA
  • United Kingdom

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[OUTSIDER ART] A. OSCAR SHELDON, "Oscar's Cage-Bird Conceives the Jungle - A0 - 38," Inscribed

Lot 64

[OUTSIDER ART] A. OSCAR SHELDON, "Oscar's Cage-Bird Conceives the Jungle - A0 - 38," Inscribed verso, oils on wood panel, signed, unframed, 24 x 2...

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SALISBURY (Frank) artist: an archive of the artist's work in a double-elephant folio (artist-made)

Lot 65

SALISBURY (Frank) artist: an archive of the artist's work in a double-elephant folio (artist-made) with label in the artist's hand, containing col...

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an ecclesiastical wax seal in double-sided decorative wood frame.

Lot 66

an ecclesiastical wax seal in double-sided decorative wood frame.

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[IRA] a hand-painted cotton handkerchief, 16 inches square, inscr. "Long Kesh. To Mother. Jimmy

Lot 67

[IRA] a hand-painted cotton handkerchief, 16 inches square, inscr. "Long Kesh. To Mother. Jimmy Lynch, Cage 5, Hut 27, Long Kesh. 20/5/73," 2 othe...

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a BEATLES POSTER, 1960's; 2 b/w 19th /early 20th c. photos; and elephant folio book: VESPIGNANI (V.)

Lot 68

a BEATLES POSTER, 1960's; 2 b/w 19th /early 20th c. photos; and elephant folio book: VESPIGNANI (V.) Intorno alla Grande Aula Temporanea..., folio...

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PERCY LOOMIS SPERR "Through Fishing Boats Nets, 60 Wal St. Tower," 1934, p. l. Sperr vintage gelatin

Lot 69A

PERCY LOOMIS SPERR "Through Fishing Boats Nets, 60 Wal St. Tower," 1934, p. l. Sperr vintage gelatin silver print, signed and titled in black ink ...

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SEALE, Richard William (d.1785, fl.1732-1772). A chart of the southern part of South America with

Lot 69B

SEALE, Richard William (d.1785, fl.1732-1772). A chart of the southern part of South America with the track of the Centurion from the island of S...

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[CARTOON] "CUMMINGS" (Arthur), "Judging by the state of the Nation you might think it has been

Lot 70

[CARTOON] "CUMMINGS" (Arthur), "Judging by the state of the Nation you might think it has been driven under the influence of alcohol, for years . ...

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[CARTOON] "CUMMINGS" (Arthur), "I AM doing something about the financial crisis - I've written a

Lot 71

[CARTOON] "CUMMINGS" (Arthur), "I AM doing something about the financial crisis - I've written a splendid funeral oration," original artwork, ink ...

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[CARTOON] "CUMMINGS" (Arthur), "Don't panic, Sir! It's not a Cuban invasion - it's a special guard

Lot 72

[CARTOON] "CUMMINGS" (Arthur), "Don't panic, Sir! It's not a Cuban invasion - it's a special guard to protect Mr. Wilson and Mr Healey from the Br...

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[CARTOON] "CUMMINGS" (Arthur), "Gentlemen! As I've inherited umpteen years of your misrule you

Lot 73

[CARTOON] "CUMMINGS" (Arthur), "Gentlemen! As I've inherited umpteen years of your misrule you must help me! What on earth shall I do next?" origi...

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[CARTOON] "CUMMINGS" (Arthur), "Just think how it would help our tourist trade if Queen Elizabeth

Lot 74

[CARTOON] "CUMMINGS" (Arthur), "Just think how it would help our tourist trade if Queen Elizabeth got fed up with Britain and emigrated to MY coun...

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[CARTOON] "CUMMINGS" (Arthur), "In this establishment [El Vino's] only women are allowed at the bar,

Lot 75

[CARTOON] "CUMMINGS" (Arthur), "In this establishment [El Vino's] only women are allowed at the bar, and men will only get the drink that's good f...

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[CARTOON] "CUMMINGS" (Arthur), [untitled: Heath & Thatcher in a honeymoon suite], original

Lot 76

[CARTOON] "CUMMINGS" (Arthur), [untitled: Heath & Thatcher in a honeymoon suite], original artwork, ink & watercolour, 12 x 10 inches [I], f&g, un...

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[CARTOON] "JAK" (i.e. Raymond Allen JACKSON] "I'm a little bit worried about the Palace Guard as

Lot 77

[CARTOON] "JAK" (i.e. Raymond Allen JACKSON] "I'm a little bit worried about the Palace Guard as well, Philip!" original artwork, ink and blue on ...

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[CARTOON] "JAK" (i.e. Raymond Allen JACKSON] "Pssst! Want a free ticket to Moscow?" original

Lot 78

[CARTOON] "JAK" (i.e. Raymond Allen JACKSON] "Pssst! Want a free ticket to Moscow?" original artwork, ink and black and blue crayon on board, 21 x...

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[CARTOON] "JAK" (i.e. Raymond Allen JACKSON] "I'm sorry Dennis, but it's one of the IMF's

Lot 79

[CARTOON] "JAK" (i.e. Raymond Allen JACKSON] "I'm sorry Dennis, but it's one of the IMF's conditions!" original artwork, ink and blue on board, 21...

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[CARTOON] "JAK" (i.e. Raymond Allen JACKSON] "Pieces of Six! Pieces of Six!" original artwork, ink

Lot 80

[CARTOON] "JAK" (i.e. Raymond Allen JACKSON] "Pieces of Six! Pieces of Six!" original artwork, ink and blue wash on board, 21 x 24 inches, unframe...

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[CARTOON] "JAK" (i.e. Raymond Allen JACKSON] "Fill it up!" original artwork, ink and blue on

Lot 81

[CARTOON] "JAK" (i.e. Raymond Allen JACKSON] "Fill it up!" original artwork, ink and blue on board, 21 x 24 inches, unframed, appeared in print 13...

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[CARTOON] "JAK" (i.e. Raymond Allen JACKSON] "Rhodesia, Angola, Uganda - I've been slung out of more

Lot 82

[CARTOON] "JAK" (i.e. Raymond Allen JACKSON] "Rhodesia, Angola, Uganda - I've been slung out of more countries than you've had hot dinners!" origi...

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[CARTOON] "JAK" (i.e. Raymond Allen JACKSON] "I'm afraid you still have Mr Wedgwood Benn for

Lot 83

[CARTOON] "JAK" (i.e. Raymond Allen JACKSON] "I'm afraid you still have Mr Wedgwood Benn for lunch, sir - I do believe that was Lord Watkinson!" o...

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[CARTOON] "JAK" (i.e. Raymond Allen JACKSON] "Old Plunkett's either given up smoking or he's been

Lot 84

[CARTOON] "JAK" (i.e. Raymond Allen JACKSON] "Old Plunkett's either given up smoking or he's been dead three says," original artwork, ink, crayon ...

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[CARTOON] "JAK" (i.e. Raymond Allen JACKSON] "D'you think they're serious about General Amin

Lot 85

[CARTOON] "JAK" (i.e. Raymond Allen JACKSON] "D'you think they're serious about General Amin coming to stay at the Palace?" original artwork, ink,...

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[CARTOON] "SMYTHE" [i.e. Reginald SMYTH] original artwork [ANDY CAPP, untitled, re air-hostesses],

Lot 86

[CARTOON] "SMYTHE" [i.e. Reginald SMYTH] original artwork [ANDY CAPP, untitled, re air-hostesses], strip cartoon with one speech bubble partially ...

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[CARTOON] LOW (David) original artwork ,[untitled, showing Churchill & others in bed, Stalin & Mao

Lot 87

[CARTOON] LOW (David) original artwork ,[untitled, showing Churchill & others in bed, Stalin & Mao riding a broomstick, Father Christmas and the c...

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[CARTOON] "CALMAN" [i.e. Mel Calman] original artwork, "Are you still full of unbridled passion?"

Lot 88

[CARTOON] "CALMAN" [i.e. Mel Calman] original artwork, "Are you still full of unbridled passion?" ink and pencil, printed copyright overlay dated ...

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[CARTOON] LANCASTER (Osbert) original artwork, "Our statesmen never leak - - at least, not until

Lot 89

[CARTOON] LANCASTER (Osbert) original artwork, "Our statesmen never leak - - at least, not until they've negotiated the Syndication Rights. 18.vi....

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[CARTOON] "GRAY" [i.e. Gray JOLLIFFE)] "Not tonight dear, I've got a headache," watercolour and ink,

Lot 90

[CARTOON] "GRAY" [i.e. Gray JOLLIFFE)] "Not tonight dear, I've got a headache," watercolour and ink, 6 x 8 inches [I], signed, f &g; and 3 others ...

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[CARTOONS] DICKENS (Frank) collection of original strip cartoons, incl. "Bristow," "Willie

Lot 91

[CARTOONS] DICKENS (Frank) collection of original strip cartoons, incl. "Bristow," "Willie Biggelow," and "Striker," mostly unframed, various size...

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[CARTOONISTS] 8 misc. f & g cartoons, incl. 2 by Barry Appleby, "The Gambols," (8).

Lot 92

[CARTOONISTS] 8 misc. f & g cartoons, incl. 2 by Barry Appleby, "The Gambols," (8).

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RENOIR (Pierre-Auguste) [Nu couch] posthumously printed etching, 5 x 7.5 inches [I], f &g.

Lot 93

RENOIR (Pierre-Auguste) [Nu couch] posthumously printed etching, 5 x 7.5 inches [I], f &g.

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PICASSO (Pablo) colour lithograph "No.III" from "The Human Comedy," 1954, unsigned, 9.5 x 12

Lot 94

PICASSO (Pablo) colour lithograph "No.III" from "The Human Comedy," 1954, unsigned, 9.5 x 12 inches [I], f & g.

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NICHOLSON (William) [untitled topographical scene] col. litho, signed in ink at lower left, 15 x

Lot 95

NICHOLSON (William) [untitled topographical scene] col. litho, signed in ink at lower left, 15 x 12 inches [I], & 2 b/w illustrations, f &g, from ...

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DUFY (Raoul) [untitled maritime scene], etching, 19 x 12 inches [P], f & g.

Lot 96

DUFY (Raoul) [untitled maritime scene], etching, 19 x 12 inches [P], f & g.

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Manner of BOLTON, James (d. 1799). [Violet-crowned Hummingbird (Amazilia violiceps)]watercolour,

Lot 97

Manner of BOLTON, James (d. 1799). [Violet-crowned Hummingbird (Amazilia violiceps)]watercolour, inscribed, 6 x 5.5 inches, f&g.

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KELHAM (R.) A Dictionary of the Norman or Old French Language..., 8vo, contemp. calf, L., 1779.

Lot 100

KELHAM (R.) A Dictionary of the Norman or Old French Language..., 8vo, contemp. calf, L., 1779.

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OZELL (Mr.) A New and Compendious Dictionary. French and English, 12mo, contemp. sheep, L., 1717.

Lot 101

OZELL (Mr.) A New and Compendious Dictionary. French and English, 12mo, contemp. sheep, L., 1717.

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[DESFONTAINES (P.-F. G.)] Dictionaire Neologique..., 12mo, contemp. calf gilt, 3rd Edn.,

Lot 102

[DESFONTAINES (P.-F. G.)] Dictionaire Neologique..., 12mo, contemp. calf gilt, 3rd Edn., Amsterdam, 1728.

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PULLEYN (William) The Etymological Companion or Portfolio of Origins and Inventions, 8vo, half calf,

Lot 103

PULLEYN (William) The Etymological Companion or Portfolio of Origins and Inventions, 8vo, half calf, L., 1828.

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[ANON] The London Minstrel: A Collection of...Songs...Set to Music, 12mo, music/text, frontis., &

Lot 104

[ANON] The London Minstrel: A Collection of...Songs...Set to Music, 12mo, music/text, frontis., & add. engr. t.p., boards (detached), L., 1825.

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[ANON] Sinks of London Laid Open...to which is added a Modern Flash Dictionary..., 8vo, col. folding

Lot 105

[ANON] Sinks of London Laid Open...to which is added a Modern Flash Dictionary..., 8vo, col. folding frontis., cloth, reprint, L., [1848, but late...

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ROUSSEAU (S.) [Arabic title followed by English] or, a Vocabulary of the Persian Tongue..., 8vo,

Lot 106

ROUSSEAU (S.) [Arabic title followed by English] or, a Vocabulary of the Persian Tongue..., 8vo, half calf, 2nd Edn., L., 1803.

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ROBERTSON (W.) Phraseologia Generalis...A Full, Large, and General Phrase Book..., 8vo, unpaginated,

Lot 107

ROBERTSON (W.) Phraseologia Generalis...A Full, Large, and General Phrase Book..., 8vo, unpaginated, corner torn away (with loss) to ff. C6 & C7, ...

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WALKER (J.) A Dictionary of the English Language, Answering at once the Purpose of Rhyming, Spelling

Lot 108

WALKER (J.) A Dictionary of the English Language, Answering at once the Purpose of Rhyming, Spelling and Pronouncing, 8vo, rebound in quarter calf...

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BRADSHAW'S Complete Anglo-French Phrase-Book for Travellers and Students, 16mo, loose in cloth

Lot 109

BRADSHAW'S Complete Anglo-French Phrase-Book for Travellers and Students, 16mo, loose in cloth covers, L., ca. 1860; DE GENLIS (Mme S.) The Travel...

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COMENIUS (J. A.) Janua Linguarum Reserata Quinque-Linguis..., 8vo, vellum, Amsterdam, Elzevir, 1661;

Lot 110

COMENIUS (J. A.) Janua Linguarum Reserata Quinque-Linguis..., 8vo, vellum, Amsterdam, Elzevir, 1661; BREREWOOD (E.) Recherches Curieuses sur la Di...

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SHEKLETON (A,) A Treatise on the Etymology and History of Geographical Proper Names, 12mo, clo.,

Lot 111

SHEKLETON (A,) A Treatise on the Etymology and History of Geographical Proper Names, 12mo, clo., Parsontown, 1849; TRENCH (R. C.) A Select Glossar...

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GROSE (F.) A Provincial Glossary, 8vo, later calf (rubbed), 2nd Edn., L., 1790.

Lot 112

GROSE (F.) A Provincial Glossary, 8vo, later calf (rubbed), 2nd Edn., L., 1790.

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[DICTIONARIES] DYCHE (T.) A New General English Dictionary...Seventeenth Edition, 8vo, later diced

Lot 113

[DICTIONARIES] DYCHE (T.) A New General English Dictionary...Seventeenth Edition, 8vo, later diced calf, 1794; BAILEY (N.) An Universal English Di...

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LA RUE (J.) & CASCIANI (C.) La Langue Vert. Dictionnaire d'Argot, 16mo, Paris, ca. 1901; bound

Lot 114

LA RUE (J.) & CASCIANI (C.) La Langue Vert. Dictionnaire d'Argot, 16mo, Paris, ca. 1901; bound with another work, by R. de NOTER; DELVAT (A.) Dict...

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BENSON (T.) Kikuyu-English Dictionary, 8vo, clo., d.w., 1st Edn., Oxford, 1964; PIRANESI &

Lot 115

BENSON (T.) Kikuyu-English Dictionary, 8vo, clo., d.w., 1st Edn., Oxford, 1964; PIRANESI & VERGANI, Grammaire Italienne, 1843; & a Swahili handboo...

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[RIDER (J.) &] HOLYOAKE (F.) [Rider's Dictionarie...] Dictionarium Etymologicum Latinum..., 4to,

Lot 116

[RIDER (J.) &] HOLYOAKE (F.) [Rider's Dictionarie...] Dictionarium Etymologicum Latinum..., 4to, lacks prelim title (vide STC 13620], rebound, L.,...

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COOPER (Thomas) Thesaurus Linguae Romanae & Britannicae..., folio in 6's, title laid down, lacking a

Lot 117

COOPER (Thomas) Thesaurus Linguae Romanae & Britannicae..., folio in 6's, title laid down, lacking a prelim leaf; finishing at 6m4, later reversed...

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HALLIWELL (J. O.) A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, 2 vols., 8vo, clo., 8th Edn., L.,

Lot 118

HALLIWELL (J. O.) A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, 2 vols., 8vo, clo., 8th Edn., L., 1874; WRIGHT (T.) Dictionary of Obsolete and Pro...

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PARTRIDGE (Eric) Adventuring Among Words, 8vo, clo., d.w., SIGNED & INSCRIBED to [Professor] Georges

Lot 119

PARTRIDGE (Eric) Adventuring Among Words, 8vo, clo., d.w., SIGNED & INSCRIBED to [Professor] Georges Dumzil, with 2 signed postcards to same loose...

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JAMIESON (J.) An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language, 2 vols., 4to, old calf (reback

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JAMIESON (J.) An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language, 2 vols., 4to, old calf (reback now worn), Edinburgh, 1808; MURRAY (A.) History ...

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BIBLIOPHILY, Fine Press, etc., HARDY (Thomas) Selected Poems, 4to, 4 etched plates by Geoffrey

Lot 121

BIBLIOPHILY, Fine Press, etc., HARDY (Thomas) Selected Poems, 4to, 4 etched plates by Geoffrey Trenaman, numbered 7/25 copies, quarter morocco, Sn...

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small q. of misc. vols, incl. [ANON] Habits of Good Society, 8vo, L., ca. 1870; & 4 others (5).

Lot 122

small q. of misc. vols, incl. [ANON] Habits of Good Society, 8vo, L., ca. 1870; & 4 others (5).

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ARABIA interest; a collection, incl. KELLY (J. B.) Britain and the Persian Gulf 1795-1880, 8vo,

Lot 123

ARABIA interest; a collection, incl. KELLY (J. B.) Britain and the Persian Gulf 1795-1880, 8vo, author's comp. slip pasted in, clo., d.w., Oxford,...

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[MODERN LITERATURE] WELLS (H. G.) First men in the Moon, 8vo, 12 plates, original cloth (worn),

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[MODERN LITERATURE] WELLS (H. G.) First men in the Moon, 8vo, 12 plates, original cloth (worn), 1st Edn., L., 1901; GALLICO (Paul) The Hurricane S...

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