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Fine Art Sale - Silver & Vertu including a Silver Reference Library followed by The Lion Collection of Silver Boxes

Lawrences Auctioneers of Crewkerne Live Webcast Auction 15 Jan 2019 10:00 GMT

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Crewkerne, Somerset

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  • The Linen Yard
  • South Street
  • Crewkerne
  • Somerset
  • TA18 8AB
  • United Kingdom

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MISCELLANEOUS Spurious antique plate - a pamphlet prepared for the guidance of manufacturers,

Lot 1

MISCELLANEOUS Spurious antique plate - a pamphlet prepared for the guidance of manufacturers, auctioneers, dealers & pawnbrokers together with loo...

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ENGLISH GOLD Jones, E.A: Old English Gold Plate by Bemrose & Sons, 1907 (to copies) (2)

Lot 2

ENGLISH GOLD Jones, E.A: Old English Gold Plate by Bemrose & Sons, 1907 (to copies) (2) ...[more]

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SILVER - GENERAL Price Guides, Dictionaries and numerous titles on silver (Clayton, Waldron,

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SILVER - GENERAL Price Guides, Dictionaries and numerous titles on silver (Clayton, Waldron, Glanville, etc.) (lot) ...[more]

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Various titles/catalogues, auction records & guides including the Life & diary of W.E. Hurcomb (Vols

Lot 4

Various titles/catalogues, auction records & guides including the Life & diary of W.E. Hurcomb (Vols I & II), 1925 - good bedtime reading! Also in...

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Jackson, C.J: English Goldsmiths & their marks, 1964 Dover edition, Silver & Gold marks edited by

Lot 5

Jackson, C.J: English Goldsmiths & their marks, 1964 Dover edition, Silver & Gold marks edited by I Pickford, 1989 and Illustrated History of Engl...

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A large quantity of volumes/literature including The Albert Collection, The Waddesdon Bequest (two

Lot 6

A large quantity of volumes/literature including The Albert Collection, The Waddesdon Bequest (two volumes); The Faber Momographs; the subject of ...

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Watts, W.W: Old English Silver, leather bound, Earnest Penn 1924

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Watts, W.W: Old English Silver, leather bound, Earnest Penn 1924

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Literature titles related to the following: Paul De Lamerie; House of Barnard, The Hennells,

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Literature titles related to the following: Paul De Lamerie; House of Barnard, The Hennells, Garrards, Flaxman, Parker & Wakelin, George Wickes, e...

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David S. Shure: Hester Bateman, Women Silversmiths 1685-1845 and a small quantity of general

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David S. Shure: Hester Bateman, Women Silversmiths 1685-1845 and a small quantity of general literature (lot)

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Penzer, N.M: Paul Storr, 1954 (with dust wrapper) and Hartop, C: Art in Industry, The Silver of Paul

Lot 10

Penzer, N.M: Paul Storr, 1954 (with dust wrapper) and Hartop, C: Art in Industry, The Silver of Paul Storr, 2015 (2)

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Phillips, P.A.S: Paul de Lamerie, his Life & Work, 1935 (rebound)

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Phillips, P.A.S: Paul de Lamerie, his Life & Work, 1935 (rebound) ...[more]

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Hayward, J.F: The Courtauld Silver, 1975; The Huguenot family of Courtauld, volume one by S.L.

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Hayward, J.F: The Courtauld Silver, 1975; The Huguenot family of Courtauld, volume one by S.L. Courtauld (signed by the author) 1957, Silver wroug...

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The Huguonots A small quantity of literature to include The Huguenot Legacy by C. Hartop, various

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The Huguonots A small quantity of literature to include The Huguenot Legacy by C. Hartop, various proceedings of the Huguenot Society, etc. (lot)...

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SPOONS FLATWARE & CUTLERY Poice, J: The Cutlers' Tale; Tweedale, G: The Sheffield Knife book,

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SPOONS FLATWARE & CUTLERY Poice, J: The Cutlers' Tale; Tweedale, G: The Sheffield Knife book, Wilson, R.E: Two Hundred Precious Metal Years; Binfi...

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Constable, D.J.E: Silver Spoons of Britain 1200-1710 in two volumes, 2016 (with dust wrappers),

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Constable, D.J.E: Silver Spoons of Britain 1200-1710 in two volumes, 2016 (with dust wrappers), together with The Benson Collection of Early Silve...

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A small group of catalogues/titles relating to sugar tongs, caddy spoons, 17th century tea spoons,

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A small group of catalogues/titles relating to sugar tongs, caddy spoons, 17th century tea spoons, including The Spoon & Its History by C.J. Jacks...

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How, G.E.P: Early Scottish Spoons, 1934, Kent, T.A: London Silver Spoonmakers 1500- 1697, a bound

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How, G.E.P: Early Scottish Spoons, 1934, Kent, T.A: London Silver Spoonmakers 1500- 1697, a bound copy, 1981 and two Sotheby & Co. Sale Catalogues...

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Rupert, C.G: Apostle spoons; Gask, N: Old Silver Spoons of England; Himsworth, J.B: The Story of

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Rupert, C.G: Apostle spoons; Gask, N: Old Silver Spoons of England; Himsworth, J.B: The Story of Cutlery; Kent, T.A: West Country Spoons and their...

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Leader, R.E: History of the Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire, Vols I & II with cloth boards &

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Leader, R.E: History of the Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire, Vols I & II with cloth boards & vellum spine (2) ...[more]

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Norie,J:- Caddy Spoons, together with Caddy Spoons - an illustrated supplement, and a small group of

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Norie,J:- Caddy Spoons, together with Caddy Spoons - an illustrated supplement, and a small group of related catalogues/pamphlets including The Co...

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EXHIBITIONS Hungerford Pollen, J: Gold & Silversmiths work in the South Kensington Museum, half

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EXHIBITIONS Hungerford Pollen, J: Gold & Silversmiths work in the South Kensington Museum, half leather bound 1878 ...[more]

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EXHIBITIONS Gardner, J.S. Old Silver work, Chiefly English from the XV to the XVII Centuries

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EXHIBITIONS Gardner, J.S. Old Silver work, Chiefly English from the XV to the XVII Centuries, a loan collection catalogue, exhibited in 1902 at St...

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EXHIBITIONS An Illustrated Catalogue of Silversmiths' work, European at the Burlington Fine Arts

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EXHIBITIONS An Illustrated Catalogue of Silversmiths' work, European at the Burlington Fine Arts Club, London 1901 (rebound) ...[more]

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LONDON & LONDON MARKS Culme, J: The Directory of Gold & Silversmiths in two volumes by the Antique

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LONDON & LONDON MARKS Culme, J: The Directory of Gold & Silversmiths in two volumes by the Antique Collectors Club, 1987 with dust wrappers ...[m...

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Grimwade, A.G: London Goldsmiths 1697-1837, Faber & Faber 1976, 1982 and 1990 editions (3)

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Grimwade, A.G: London Goldsmiths 1697-1837, Faber & Faber 1976, 1982 and 1990 editions (3) ...[more]

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Prideaux, W.S: Memorials of the Goldsmiths Company, half leather binding in two volumes 1896/1897

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Prideaux, W.S: Memorials of the Goldsmiths Company, half leather binding in two volumes 1896/1897 and a quantity of literature on hallmarks & hall...

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Howard, M: Old London Silver, leather (rebound), 1903 and Heal, A: The London Goldsmiths 1200-

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Howard, M: Old London Silver, leather (rebound), 1903 and Heal, A: The London Goldsmiths 1200-1800, 1935 (with dust wrapper) (2)

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SOCIETIES / CLUBS The Society of Caddy Spoon Collectors:- Various literature up until 2019 (lot)

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SOCIETIES / CLUBS The Society of Caddy Spoon Collectors:- Various literature up until 2019 (lot) ...[more]

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The Wine Label Circle: The Wine Label Circle Journals 1950-2018 (lot)

Lot 28

The Wine Label Circle: The Wine Label Circle Journals 1950-2018 (lot)

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The Spoon Collector's Club of Great Britain:- The Finial from the beginning (c.1966) to 2018 (lot)

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The Spoon Collector's Club of Great Britain:- The Finial from the beginning (c.1966) to 2018 (lot) ...[more]

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The Proceedings of the Society of Silver Collectors 1958-1989, bound in three volumes and the Silver

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The Proceedings of the Society of Silver Collectors 1958-1989, bound in three volumes and the Silver Society Journal, issue nos. 1 through to 33 a...

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PROVINCIAL SILVER A small quantity of literature relating to Channels Isles, West Country (

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PROVINCIAL SILVER A small quantity of literature relating to Channels Isles, West Country (Barnstaple, Plymouth, Exeter), Sussex, East Anglia (Nor...

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Birmingham:- Crisp Jones, K: The Silversmiths of Birmingham and their marks 1750-1980; Tann, J:

Lot 32

Birmingham:- Crisp Jones, K: The Silversmiths of Birmingham and their marks 1750-1980; Tann, J: Birmingham Assay Office 1773-1993, and a small qua...

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Chester:- Ridgway & Priestley: Chester Gold & Silvermarks 2004, Ridgway, M: Chester Goldsmiths

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Chester:- Ridgway & Priestley: Chester Gold & Silvermarks 2004, Ridgway, M: Chester Goldsmiths from early times to 1726, Chester Silver 1727-1837 ...

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Newcastle:- Gill, M.A.V: A Directory of Newcastle Goldsmiths (hard bound), 1980; another copy of

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Newcastle:- Gill, M.A.V: A Directory of Newcastle Goldsmiths (hard bound), 1980; another copy of same and three other small related publications ...

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Yorkshire:- Baggott, M: An Illustrated Guide to York hallmarks 1776-1858 & a Transcript and Index of

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Yorkshire:- Baggott, M: An Illustrated Guide to York hallmarks 1776-1858 & a Transcript and Index of the York Assay Office Ledger 1805-1821; vari...

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Yorkshire:- The Sheffield Assay Office Register, 1911; Old Sheffield Platers & their marks, 1908 &

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Yorkshire:- The Sheffield Assay Office Register, 1911; Old Sheffield Platers & their marks, 1908 & four other Sheffield-related publications (6) ...

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IRELAND A quantity of literature to include Irish Arts Review Yearbooks, Exhibition Catalogues,

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IRELAND A quantity of literature to include Irish Arts Review Yearbooks, Exhibition Catalogues, Irish Georgian Society Journals, Royal Irish Acade...

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Irish Provincial/Ecclesiastical:- Buckley, J.J: Some Irish Altar Plate, 1943, various photocopies of

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Irish Provincial/Ecclesiastical:- Buckley, J.J: Some Irish Altar Plate, 1943, various photocopies of catalogues & journals (Galway Goldsmiths, The...

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Bennett, D: Irish Georgian Silver, 1972 (with dust wrapper & card sleeve) and Collecting Irish

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Bennett, D: Irish Georgian Silver, 1972 (with dust wrapper & card sleeve) and Collecting Irish Silver, 1984, with dust wrapper (2) ...[more]

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SCOTLAND Scottish Provincial:- Numerous catalogues, publications, directories & bound papers, etc.

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SCOTLAND Scottish Provincial:- Numerous catalogues, publications, directories & bound papers, etc. relating to Aberdeen, Moray, Tain, Dundee, Banf...

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Proceedings:- Bound Proceedings of the Society of Antiquairies of Scotland (1893-94, 1933-34, 1934-

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Proceedings:- Bound Proceedings of the Society of Antiquairies of Scotland (1893-94, 1933-34, 1934-35, General Index 1954, General Index 1968, Ind...

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General:- Finlay, I: Scottish Gold & Silver work 1956, and the Revised Edition by the same author,

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General:- Finlay, I: Scottish Gold & Silver work 1956, and the Revised Edition by the same author, 1991 (with card sleeve) (2) ...[more]

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Various specialist subjects:- Brook, A.J.S: Old Scottish Hallmarks on Plate, 1892, a bound copy, and

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Various specialist subjects:- Brook, A.J.S: Old Scottish Hallmarks on Plate, 1892, a bound copy, and University, Civic & Judicial Maces of Scotlan...

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Various:- Hunt, Colin A: The Perth Hammermen Book (1518-1568), printed Perth 1889, Lumsden & Aitken:

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Various:- Hunt, Colin A: The Perth Hammermen Book (1518-1568), printed Perth 1889, Lumsden & Aitken: History of the Hammermen of Glasgow, 1912, Sm...

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OLD SHEFFIELD AND ELECTROPLATED WARES Crosskey, G: Old Sheffield Plate, 2011; Bradbury, F: History

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OLD SHEFFIELD AND ELECTROPLATED WARES Crosskey, G: Old Sheffield Plate, 2011; Bradbury, F: History of Old Sheffield Plate 1968 (with dust wrapper)...

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SPECIALIST SUBJECTS Baggallay, A: The Salt Cellar, Gilbey, Sir W: Racing Cups 1559-1850, St. John

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SPECIALIST SUBJECTS Baggallay, A: The Salt Cellar, Gilbey, Sir W: Racing Cups 1559-1850, St. John Hope, W: English Medieval Drnking Bowls called M...

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Hope, T: The Costume of the Ancients Vols I & II, 1875 (rebound), together with Alte Medizische

Lot 47

Hope, T: The Costume of the Ancients Vols I & II, 1875 (rebound), together with Alte Medizische Instrumente; Medieval Chalices & Patens (a catalog...

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Watchcase makers:- A small group of related literature and other assorted general titles (lot)

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Watchcase makers:- A small group of related literature and other assorted general titles (lot) ...[more]

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CORPORATIONS Hope, W.H. St.John and Jewitt, L: The Corporation Plate & Insignia of the Office of the

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CORPORATIONS Hope, W.H. St.John and Jewitt, L: The Corporation Plate & Insignia of the Office of the Cities & Towns of England & Wales in two volu...

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INNS OF TEMPLE ETC. Ingpen, A.R: Master Worsley's Book on the History & Constitution of the

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INNS OF TEMPLE ETC. Ingpen, A.R: Master Worsley's Book on the History & Constitution of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, by the Chiswi...

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LIVERY COMPANIES Mercers: Watney, J: Hosptial of St. Thomas of Acon.. The Plate of the Mercers'

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LIVERY COMPANIES Mercers: Watney, J: Hosptial of St. Thomas of Acon.. The Plate of the Mercers' Company, 1892, another copy (Second Edition - 1906...

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Goldsmiths: Carrington J.B. and Hughes G.R: The Plate of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths,

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Goldsmiths: Carrington J.B. and Hughes G.R: The Plate of the Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths, gilt tooled cloth binding o.u. Press 1926

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Armourers & Brasiers: Dyne Ellis, H: A Short Description of the Ancient silver Plate of the

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Armourers & Brasiers: Dyne Ellis, H: A Short Description of the Ancient silver Plate of the Worshipful Company of Armourers & Brasiers, 1892 and a...

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Livery Companies - Various Titles to include Treasures at Salter's Hall, A Short Account of

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Livery Companies - Various Titles to include Treasures at Salter's Hall, A Short Account of Portraits, Pictures, Plate etc. in the Possession of t...

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COLLEGES Eton Hussey, C: Eton College, Country Life 1926 and Jones, E.A: The Plate of Eton College

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COLLEGES Eton Hussey, C: Eton College, Country Life 1926 and Jones, E.A: The Plate of Eton College 1938 (2) ...[more]

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Jones E.A: The Old Plate of the Cambridge Colleges, half leather binding, University Press 1910

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Jones E.A: The Old Plate of the Cambridge Colleges, half leather binding, University Press 1910

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Oxford Jonnes, E.A: The Plate of Queen's College Oxford, (two copies), Merton College, Oxford,

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Oxford Jonnes, E.A: The Plate of Queen's College Oxford, (two copies), Merton College, Oxford, Christchurch, Oxford, Magdalen College, Oxford, Ori...

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Cambridge Jones, E.A: Catalogue of the Plate of Clare College, Cambridge; Foster, J.E. & Atkinson,

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Cambridge Jones, E.A: Catalogue of the Plate of Clare College, Cambridge; Foster, J.E. & Atkinson, T.D: An Illustrated Catalogue of the Loan Colle...

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Cambridge Clare College 1326-1926 in two volumes by the University Press 1930 together with a

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Cambridge Clare College 1326-1926 in two volumes by the University Press 1930 together with a supplementary catalogue of 1972 (3) ...[more]

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