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London Auctions - Chiswick High Road Fine, Rare Books and Library Furnishings Live Webcast Auction 14 May 2018 12:00 BST

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Hand-painted Map of China 1817

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China hand-painted map of; dated 1817 in a foliate cartouche with the words "China by Dickenson 1817 W D dec 5".Approx 12x10" and laid down on lin...

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1920s Painting of Black Minstrels.

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Black Minstrels, original watercolour of striking if politically highly incorrect design c1920s. Approx 6x10.5".

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Signed Ltd edition 124/172, 1932 Cape, lg 8vo. Bound in quarter vellum boards a little dusted.

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SASSOON, Siegfried; POEMS FROM ITALY; Verses written by members of the 8th army

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Signed ltd edition 13/110. Harrap 1944. Bound in full crushed blue morocco, spine dulled.

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HOLWELL,Vansittart etc East India Tracts

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Bound 4to volume of mid eighteenth century tracts on INDIA. Includes Holwell, J Z: An Address to The Proprietors of east India Stock London 1764 a...

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Two Edwardian albums of Plants

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Two 4to Edwardian Albums of pressed botanical specimens/Herbarium, by Anthony Rich from Streatham Common. Beautifully displayed with a family CDV ...

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Ivo Scarff Archive of drawings

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Nine loose sheets of original paintings and drawings by artist Ivo Scarff (1929-2016) a scenic artist at Glyndebourne in the 1950s

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Owen, Robert etc Debate on The Evidences of Christianity.

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Robert Owen and A Cambell, Groombridge, 1839 pp545. library binding lacks front board.

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Newcome; The History of the Abbey of St Albans.

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Newcome; Saint Albans Abbey, 4to, two vols bound as one,1793-95, two folding plans (pp547). Full 18th century leather nicely re-backed.

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Bidcombe HILL: a Poem….

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A fine and unusual BINDING: Skurray, F: Bidcombe Hill,1824, 2nd ed. pp220. Full Regency, imitation of rosewood and elaborate gilt, calf binding.

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Babbage,C: The Ninth Bridgewater Treatise.

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Babbage, Charles: The Ninth Bridgewater Treatise. A fragment, Murray 1837 pp244. Ex library; full leather; upper board detached.

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Aerius Redivivus or The History of The Presbyterians 1670

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Heylyn, P. The History of The Presbyterians, Oxford 1670, pp482, folio. Ex library, contemporary full calf, distressed together with two other boo...

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White,Gleeson: Practical Designing 1897.

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The copy of a significant FEMALE ARTIST of the 19th century, Violet Brunton, painter and book illustrator with her signature and photograph on the...

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L'Office de la Semaine Sainte.

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From the library of LOUIS X1V; in full 17th century red calf with the arms of the king on the front and rear boards. Spine decorated with a crown ...

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Ta1ylor: The Orientalist 1842

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India and Moorish Spain: Taylor: The Orientalist, T Arnold 1842 16/17 engravings of India, original cloth, worn. WITH: Calvert.A.F: the Alhambra, ...

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Milne; Now we are Six.

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Milne and Shepard: Now we Are Six, Methuen 2nd edition, bright clean copy WITH :When we were very Young, 1959, bright copy in clean jacket.WITH: A...

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Cutts,E.L: Christians Under the Crescent In Asia

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PRESENTATION copy; work on the Nestorians etc; Cutts E L; Christians Under the Crescent In Asia. SPCK. No date but c1878. Green original cloth pp3...

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IL PETRARCA….. Venice 1573

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IL Petrarca Con L'espositione di M. Alessndro Velutello. Venice G Antonio Bertano 1573. Lg 8vo . Architectural Title with a few decorative woodcut...

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Curios 1903 Liberty and Co

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LIBERTY and Co: "Curios" x 2. Curio Catalogue for the month of March 1903. oblong small 8vo pp10 WITH "Curio catalogue for the month of June 1903 ...

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Findens Ports and Harbours,etc

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Finden's Views of the Ports Harbours and Watering Places of Great Britain. Virtue c 1840s, 2 vols 4to. 125 steel engraved plates. Publishers cloth...

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Devonshire Illustrated In a Series of Views,etc

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DEVONSHIRE Illustrated In A Series of Views, 4to Fisher 1832. Half lthr rubbed ex lib; multiple engravings WITH Wales illustrated in A Series of V...

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Liber Fluviorum; The River Scenery of France

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J M W TURNER The River Senery of France. Bohn 1857, 4to, ex lib but a clean bright copy,original blue cloth. 61 plates WITH Beattie W: Switzerland...

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Bartlett: Walks About….Jerusalem

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JERUSALEM. Bartlett : Walks About The City and Environs Of Jerusalem. A. Hall Virtue. 2nd edition c 1860. maps and plates. Ex lib. Contemporary cl...

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SILVER Binding: Oxford English Dictionary

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The little Oxford Dictionary; Clarendon Press 1992. Approx 8x4". Full black leather bound with a hallmarked Sheffield panel set into the upper boa...

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Beardsley; Three Illustrations.

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BEARDSLEY, Aubrey: With Three Illustrations (To Lysistrata). Privately printed, 1904. 4to crudely patterned boards, 3 photographic plates from Ly...

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Roberts ,David: Travels In The Holy Land

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ROBERTS, D: Travels In The Holy Land . Oblong folio in cloth slipcase. Modern Facsimile; Gabriel Naughton. This copy unopened and in plastic wrap...

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James Joyce: Ulysses. Shakespeare and Company, 1928. Lg 8vo pp735. Some foxing. Bound in three quarters blue morocco. Light rubbing and hinges sp...

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SADLIER, Michael: Forlorn Sunset.

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Signed ltd edition. 6/25 copies, signed in pen on the half-title. Sadlier; Forlorn Sunset,constable 1947. pp501. Coloured litho frontispiecs by Jo...

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Lillywhite : London Coffee Houses.

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Lillywhite, B: london Coffee Houses; A reference Book of Coffee Houses of the Seventeenth , 18th and 19th centuries.. Allen and Unwin, 1963. pp858...

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Moffat: Apprenticeship At Kuruman.

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Moffat and Matabele.; Moffat, R and M: Apprenticeship At Kuruman. Chatto 1951 pp308, Royal 8vo , uncut with folding map. WITH: The Matabele Missio...

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WW1 fighter plane photo album

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WW1 Fighter Planes Photo Album. 4to lth r album with approx 120 photographs of WW1 fighter planes; a mix of real postcards, cuttings and original ...

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19th Century Photograph Album

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4to leather-bound late 19th century photograph album mostly of actresses including Ellen Terry and Sarah Bernhardt. Also includes cabinet portrait...

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2 19TH Century Travel Photo Albums

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2 large (circa 1880s) and significant photograph albums with images of Hong Kong, New Zealand, Australia, Ceylon, San Francisco and ethnographic s...

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The Marvellous Miniature Library

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A set of 6 miniature books in a rexine wallet; includes Maupassant and Milton. Published by the Miniature Dictionary Publishers Inc c 1930s. Rubb...

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Maeterlinck/Detmold; Hours of Gladness

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Detmold/Maeterlinck: Hours of Gladness. G Allen. 1912 1st edition. 4to pp181. 20 colour plates. Original cream cloth, dusted and rubbed. Uncut cop...

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Aldin, Cecil: Zoo Babies

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Aldin,C: Zoo Babies. Frowde and Stoughton. 4to ,pictorial cloth. Apparently the 1st edition (undated). "4 charming colour -printed images of baby ...

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Wessels C: Early Jesuit Travellers.

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Wessels: Early Jesuit Travellers. M nijhoff, The Hague 1924. lg 8vo pp344 with map and illustrtaions. Publishers cloth, light rubbing but nice and...

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White, G: The Natural History of Selborne WITH Shakespeare WORKS

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White, Gilbert: The Natural History of Selborne. N Cooke, 1853. pp342. A pretty and unusual stamped and moulded magenta morocco with elabortaely g...

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Bartlett: The Beauties of the Bosphorus.

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Bartlett/ Pardoe; The Beauties of the Bosphorus, G Virtue 1838. 151 steel-engraved plates, slightly dusted. 19th century quarter maroon leather, ...

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LODGE, E; Illustrations, 1791

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Lodge,Edmund: Illustrations of British History etc. 3 vols 4to, "illustrated with portraits". G Nicol 1791. bound in early 19th century half vellu...

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Innet,J:A History of the English Church…etc

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Innet,John: Origines Anglicanae: Or a history of the English Church. London 1704, 2 vols folio..Full 18th century leather, rubbed. Ex library with...

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Sigonii, C: Ad Senatum etc. 1560

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Sigonii, C: De Antiquo Jure Italiae Libri Tres Ad Senatum, etc. Venice Jordanum Ziletum, 1560. Woodcut Titles, old vellum binding, mostly margina...

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W.R McPhun: The Youths Book of Natural History, 1836.

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Juvenalia; Unrecorded: The Youths Book of natural History, Glasgow, W.R McPhun, 1836 2nd edition.4to original paper wrappers. Striking (litho?) pl...

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Cambridge History of China and other China books

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Twitchett :The cambridge History of China, vol 2. WITH: Dillon: Dictionary of Chinese history : WITH: Nagels Guide to China (1978).All in wrappe...

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China Proper, 1944.

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CHINA: Naval Intelligence Division:China Proper, 3 vols 1944 Illustrated throughout. Folding map in pocket at rear. Ex lib, spines sunned, clean a...

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Rowlandson etc; Poetical Sketches of Scarborough.

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Ackermann/Rowlandson: Poetical Sketches of Scarborough, illustrated by 21 engravings of humorous subjects ,etc. Ackermann 1813, lg 8vo. Tree calf,...

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Daumus,E; The Horses of The Sahara.

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Daumus,E: The Horses of The Sahara. Translated by J. Hutton, W H Allen 1863. Full dark blue calf, gilt, with arms of Blackheath Proprietary School...

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Bunyan, J: The Pilgrims Progress, 1770.

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Bunyan,J: The Pilgrims Progress. D. Hitchen 1770.pp293, portrait frontispiece and plates.Black gilt calf, gilt, some rubbing.AF.WITH; Hervey J; Me...

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Lewis, J: The History of…..John Wicliffe (sic) 1720

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Lewis, J: the History of the life and Sufferings of….John Wycliffe, etc. London R. Knaplock 1720. calf, repaired with linen and backed with transp...

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Palliser, B:History of Lace,1902.

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Palliser Mrs B: History of Lace, C. Scribners 1902, 4to, illustrated throughout. WITH : Huish M. B: Samplers and Tapestry Embroideries, longmans 1...

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Edwardian Postcard Album.

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Large Postcard Album dated 1905. Approx 450 postcards all theatrical. Includes a signed card of William Gillette the early Sherlock Holmes interp...

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The Arab-Israeli Conflict; the 1967 Campaign.

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Israel interest: Keesings Research Report: The Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1967 campaign. Pp55.WITH: Hadawi, S: Land Ownership In Palestine, The Pales...

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Archive relating to Spanish Civil War.

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Small archive of printed material from the library of Gabriel "Bill" Carritt, relating mostly to the Spanish Civil War. Carritt was an intimate of...

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Lewis,S: Islington As It Was and As It Is, 1854

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London material: Lewis, S: Islington as It Was And As It Is, 1854 12mo pp86. Paper covers, 10 plates, some fritting. WITH (Presentation Copy) Long...

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Dowson: The Womens Suffrage Cookery Book

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Dowson, Mrs A: The Womens Suffrage Cookery book. Womens Printing Society Ltd.No date ;presumed 1st (and only?) edition.pp77 small 4to. Paper cover...

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Interwar illuminated German Globe on stand.

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Globe on Stand, c 1925-35. Columbus Erdoglobus, Model 200,Berlin, Paul Oestergaard. Approx 51cm tall on turned wooden base incorporating a compass...

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Thetford,O: British Naval Aircraft Since 1912.

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Marine Aviation and Airships etc. Thetford,O: British Naval Aircraft Since 1912. Putnam, 1971. In d/w. WITH: Killen, J: A History of Marine Aviati...

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Jackson, A J: British Civil Aircraft 1919-59.

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Civil Aircraft and Helicopters. Jackson,A J: British Civil Aircraft 1919-59, 3 vols, Putnam 1959 in d/w's. WITH: Lambermont,P: Helicopters and Au...

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Thetford,O: Aircraft of the Royal Air Force since 1918

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Thetford,O: Aircraft of the Royal Airforce since 1918, putnam, 1979, in d/w. WITH: Janes all the World's Aircraft, David and Charles Reprints 196...

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Chavasse, C: The Story of Baltinglass.

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IRISH INTEREST:Chavasse,C: The Story of Baltinglass, Kilkenny journal 1970, pp75, paper covers. WITH: de Vere: The Legends of St Patrick,, Cassell...

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