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Lot 106

An 18th Century ale glass circa 1765, the tall round runnel bowl enamelled by William Beilby with hops and barley above a double series opaque twist stem with twin spiral gauze outside two heavy spiral tapes, raised to a conical foot, height 18cm.

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Lot 141

The coronation coronet of a baron, a silver parcel gilt baron's coronet by Sebastian Garrard, London 1901, matted and chased with silver balls as 'pearls', ermine trim lacking and lined with a red velvet cap of maintenance with a gold braid finial, gilt stamped R. & S. Garrard & Co., approx. 10cm high, in a japanned tin case from H. Poole & Co. and brass nameplate engraved Rt. Honble. Lord Wenlock GCSI, GCIE, KCB. Named for Beilby Lawley, 3rd Baron Wenlock, GCSI, GCIE, KCB (1849 -1912). He was a soldier, Liberal politician and colonial administrator who was the Governor of Madras from 1891 to 1896. On his death he was succeeded by his brothers as 4th, 5th and 6th barons. Arthur Lawley, 6th Baron Wenlock, GCSI, GCIE, KCMG (1860-1932) was a colonial administrator who served variously as Administrator of Matabeleland, Governor of Western Australia, Lieutenant-Governor of the Transvaal, and also as Governor of Madras. His only son, Richard, died in a hunting accident. Upon his death the title became extinct. One of his daughters was Hon. Ursula Mary Lawley, later Lady Wraxall, wife of George Gibbs, 1st Baron Wraxall and mother of both 2nd and 3rd Barons.

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Lot 151

The dress uniform tail-coat and overalls for a Vice Marshal of Her Majesty's Diplomatic Corps, 20th century, to include a court sword and scabbard by Wilkinson & Sons Ltd. London with leatherette protective sheath and with a silver-mounted ebonised cane with white silk tassle and a feather-mounted fore and aft cocked hat The accoutrements of Eustace Hubert Beilby Gibbs, 3rd Baron Wraxall, KCVO, CMG (1929 - 2017), He served as Her Majesty's Vice-Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps from 1982 to 1986.The Vice-Marshal is a member of the Royal Household, providing a connection between the Sovereign and the Heads of Diplomatic Missions in the UK. This includes liaising with diplomats and ambassadors in order to organise Royal audiences and ceremonies. This role was known as the 'Marshal of the Ceremonies' until 1920, when the offices of the Marshal and Vice-Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps were instituted

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Lot 152

Royal Victorian Order, KCVO, Knight Commander's neck badge and breast star, in case of issue with corresponding documents (2) Eustace Hubert Beilby Gibbs, 3rd Baron Wraxall, KCVO, CMG (1929-2017) succeeded his brother, Richard Gibbs, 2nd Baron Wraxall, on 19 July 2001. In the 1986 New Year Honours he was appointed to the Royal Victorian Order as a Knight Commander.Queen Victoria instituted this Royal Order in her name in 1896 as a reward for services performed on her behalf. Now, the order is awarded for services to the Royal Family

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Lot 153

The Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and St George, CMG, Companion's neck badge, silver gilt and enamel, in case of issue and corresponding documents Eustace Hubert Beilby Gibbs, 3rd Baron Wraxall, KCVO, CMG (1929-2017) succeeded his brother, Richard Gibbs, 2nd Baron Wraxall, on 19 July 2001. He was appointed to the Order of St Michael and St George as a Companion in the 1982 Birthday Honours.The Order of St Michael and St George was instituted by the Prince Regent, later King George IV, in 1818, and is awarded to those who rendered important services abroad, or in the Commonwealth. The enamelled centre of the medal depicts St George fighting the dragon to the front, and St Michael conquering Satan to the reverse

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Lot 156

Bahrain, Order of Bahrain, type 1 with portrait of Sheikh Isa and inscription Allah - Al Watan - Al Emir - Al Bahrain, Third class neck badge, unmarked, in silver, with gilt and enamel centre, suspension ring set with six pearls, width 57.5mm, in Spink case of issue, with related fittings and wearing diagram, extremely fine and rare CATALOGUE NOTES: Awarded for military or diplomatic services, the Wisam al-Bahrein (Order of Bahrain), was instituted by Amir ‘Isa II bin Salman al-Khalifa in 1976. The present medal was likely awarded to Eustace Beilby Gibbs, 3rd Baron Wraxall, during his time Her Majesty's Vice-Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps during the 1980s

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Lot 101

Bewick (Thomas). A History of British Birds, 2 volumes..., and a supplement, with additional figures, 2 volumes (Land Birds/Water Birds), Newcastle, Edward Walker, for T. Bewick and E. Charnley, 1821, numerous wood engraved illustrations by Thomas Bewick, occasional marks to margins, leaf Z2 in volume 1 with closed tear archivally repaired without loss, wide margins, partly untrimmed, contemporary diced half calf, later rebacks (endpapers replaced, with bookplates removed), large 8vo, together with A General History of Quadrupeds, 3rd edition, Newcastle upon Tyne, printed by and for S. Hodgson, R. Beilby, & T. Bewick, 1792, numerous wood engraved illustrations by Thomas Bewick, some scattered spotting, all edges gilt, contemporary polished full calf gilt, rubbed and a little wear to joints and head and foot of spine, with upper cover detached, contemporary bookplate of W. Combes to front pastedown, a wide-margined copy, 8vo, plus Boyd (Julia, editor), Bewick Gleanings: Being impressions from copperplates and wood bocks, engraved in the Bewick Workshop, remaining in the possession of the family..., to which are added, lives of Thos. Bewick and his pupils, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Andrew Reid, 1886, numerous wood engraved illustrations, top edge gilt, original publisher's crushed dark green half morocco, rubbed and some marks and light discolouration, contemporary bookplate of Rousdon, Devon to front pastedown, small 4to, limited Small Paper edition numbered 96 (possibly from an edition of 250), signed by Julia Boyd, and other Bewick related works, including Fables, by Walter Brown, with cuts by Thomas Bewick, S. Grosvenor, 1884, Iain Bain, The Watercolours and Drawings of Thomas Bewick and His Workshop Apprentices, 2 volumes, 1989, Memoir of Thomas Bewick Written By Himself 1822-1828, with an introduction by Selwyn Image, 1924, Bewick to Dovaston, Letters 1824-1828, edited by Gordon Williams, 1968, and another copy of Bewick's General History of Quadrupeds, 5th edition, 1807 (somewhat worn with upper cover missing), all 8vo/small 4to (Qty: 10)

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Lot 195

Wilkins (John) An Essay Towards a Real Character, and a Philosophical Language, 2 parts in 1, first edition, imprimatur leaf, title with engraved armorial, two full-page engraved plates, engraved illustrations, two folding tables, slightly browned, occasional light spotting, armorial bookplate of Beilby Thompson of Escrick, contemporary calf, rebacked with the original spine laid down, corners bumped, [Wing W2196; Alston VII 290, noting that copies vary as to plates and tables], folio, John Martin Printer to the Royal Society, 1668.⁂ The first full exposition of universal language in English by the renowned mathematician and astronomer John Wilkins (1616-72), first Secretary of the Royal Society. This, his most important work, was prepared with the assistance of John Ray & Francis Willughby. It contains sections on the origin of languages and letters, the theory of grammar and phonetics and their relation to universal language, and the proposed alphabet for Wilkins's devised universal language."Beilby Thompson (1742-99), landowner and politician.

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Lot 307

HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS, THE FIGURES ENGRAVED ON WOOD BY T. BEWICK in two volumes, printed by Sol. Hodgson, for Beilby & Bewick: Sold By Them, and C.G. & J. Robinson, London, vol. 1, 1797, vol 2, 1804 in decorative Bedford bindings (2) Condition Report: Available upon request

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Lot 316

A GENERAL HISTORY OF QUADRUPEDS. THE FIGURES ENGRAVED ON WOOD BY T. BEWICK printed by and for S. Hodgson, R. Beilby & T. Bewick, Newcastle: Sold by Them, By G.G.J. & J. Robinson, C. Dilly, London, 1791, in decorative binding Condition Report: Available upon request

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Lot 296

Fifteen assorted books on glass to include 'A Beilby Odyssey' by James Rush, 'Glass Notes' by Arthur Churchill Ltd, 'The Glass of Frederick Carder' by Frederick V. Gardner, 'From Broad-glass To Cut Crystal' by DR Gutter and similar. (15)

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Lot 303

Bewick (Thomas) History of British Birds, Volume I containing the History and Description of Land Birds, Newcastle; Beilby & Bewick, 1797 [bound with] A Supplement to ... Part I .. Land Birds, Newcastle; Bewick and Charnley, 1821; Volume II containing the History and Description of Water Birds, Bewick, 1804, [bound with] A Supplement ... Part II .. Water Birds, Bewick and Charnley, 1821, first editions, first issues, two volumes, thin royal octavo, top edges gilt, full green morocco by Wright (Roscoe 14c, Variant A with correct Jug, Sea Eagle, Magpie and advert; Roscoe 17c, Variant A with correct first state vignettes)

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Lot 301

Bible [English; Douai-Rheims version]. The New Testament of Jesus Christ ... the fourth Edition, enriched with Pictures, [Rouen:] John Cousturier, 1633, 6 full-page engravings depicting the evangelists, St Paul and St John the Apostle, woodcut initials and head- and tailpieces, lacking engraved title page, plate (depicting the Pentecost) and quire 2Y (comprising 4 index leaves), browning, a few marks, contemporary calf, rebacked and relined, worn, front joint cracked at foot, 4to (23.7 x 17.5 cm), together with: Bible [Welsh], Y Bible Cyssegr-lan; sef, yr Hen Testament a'r Newydd, London: Thomas Baskett, 1752, also including the Book of Common Prayer and the Psalms, lacking the Apocrypha, mild browning, a few 19th-century inscriptions including a genealogy, contemporary tree calf, early 19th-century tree calf, joints partially split but firm, 8vo, Bunyan (John), The Pilgrim's Progress from this World to that which is to come, Newcastle: M. Brown, 1786, engraved frontispiece by Ralph Beilby, spotting and browning, near-contemporary ownership inscriptions to frontispiece verso (showing through), title page and blanks, related newspaper clipping tipped to front pastedown, contemporary calf, red morocco label, some minor wear, 8vo Huntington (William), A Key to the Hieroglyphical Print of the Church of God, in her Fivefold State, 1st edition, for the author, 1791, contemporary tree calf, slightly rubbed, 8vo, [Molindes, Franz], Pietas quotidiania, erga divinissimum humani generis redemptorem, fidei authorem, salutis consummatorem, Jesus crucifixum, Wroclaw: Typis Academicis Collegii Societatis Jesus, 1738, old ink-stamp to title page, endpapers renewed, contemporary sprinled calf, 12mo (13.6 x 8 cm), and 1 other Darlow & Moule 370, Herbert 479 and STC 2946 for the first item; Darlow & Moule 9600 for the second (their copy also lacking the Apocrypha). ESTC traces one copy only for the Newcastle edition of Bunyan (Newcastle Central Library), and eight for the key to Huntington's popular engraving. OCLC locates one copy for this edition of the final item (Molindes), at the National Library of Poland. (6)

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Lot 669

A PROCTOR & BEILBY LEATHER AND BRASS THREE DRAW TELESCOPE WITH 1.75"OBJECTIVE TOGETHER WITH A TURN OFF BARRELLED PERCUSSION PISTOL.

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Lot 91

Elzevier.- Vossius (Gerardus Joannes) Harmoniæ Evangelicæ. De Passione, Morte..., title in red and black and with woodcut printer's device, woodcut head-pieces and decorative initials, occasional spotting, engraved armorial bookplate of Beilby Thompson, later panelled calf, sympathetically rebacked, rubbed, Amsterdam, Louis & Daniel Elzevier, 1656 § Lane (Noël de la), "Denis Raimond". Eclaircissement du fait et du sens de Jansenius, 3 parts in 1, title with woodcut printer's device, errata f. at end, Cologne [but Amsterdam], [Louis & Daniel Elzevier], 1660 bound with Lane (Noël de la), "Denis Raimond". Eclaircissement du fait et du sens de Jansenius IV Partie, title with woodcut printer's device, Cologne [but Amsterdam], [Louis & Daniel Elzevier], 1662, together the 4 parts in 1 vol., some foxing and spotting, contemporary calf, gilt spine in compartments and with red morocco label, joints splitting, but holding, corners worn, rubbed; and Corvinus, 1656 and Baudius, 1662, small 4to & 12mo (4)⁂ The second work of De la Lane (part IV) is rare. References: Willems 1209; 1262; 1195 and 1280.

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Lot 100

A Beilby goblet c.1770, the generous bucket bowl well enamelled in white with a continuous band of fruiting grapevine, raised on a double series opaque twist stem above a conical foot, faint traces of gilding to the rim, 18.2cm. Provenance: from a private collection in London.

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Lot 525

A pair of 'Beilby' white enamelled wine glasses: each with round funnel shaped bowl decorated below the rim with a geometric and foliate scroll band, set on a straight double series opaque twist stem containing a pair of eight ply bands around solid spiral threads, on a conical foot, circa 1770, 15 cm high.

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Lot 25

A 19th CENTURY GLASS DECANTER OF BEILBY TYPE, with triple ring neck, the mallet body enamelled in white with a band of grapes and vine leaves, lacking stopper. 27cm

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Lot 380

Wilkins (John). An Essay Towards a Real Character, and a Philosophical Language, 2 parts in one, 1st edition, 1668, imprimatur leaf, title with engraved armorial, two full-page engraved plates, engraved illustrations, two folding tables, occasional light spotting, armorial bookplate of Beilby Thompson of Escrick, eighteenth century calf, rebacked with original spine relaid, small repairs to corners, a little rubbed, folio Wing 2196. John Wilkins (1614-1672) was a founder member of the Royal Society and one of the century's most influential thinkers. The present work, considered his greatest, is an attempt to formulate a universal language. The zoological and botanical tables were compiled with the help of Francis Willughby and John Ray. (1)

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Lot 74

Bewick (Thomas). History of British Birds, 2 volumes in 1, 1st editions, Newcastle: by Sol. Hodgson, for Beilby & Bewick [volume 2: by Edward Walker, for T. Bewick], 1797-1804, half-title, wood-engraved title vignettes and profuse text illustrations by Thomas Bewick, half-title browned, mild toning, occasional spotting, 19th-century green half calf, rubbed, joints split but holding, demy 8vo (21 x 13 cm), together with Simson (Robert, editor), The Elements of Euclid, 9th edition, expanded, Edinburgh: for E. Wingrove and J. Balfour, 1793, 3 folding plates, diagrams to text, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, circa 1900 full vellum, 8vo, and 1 other Bewick: Freeman 306; Nissen 95; Roscoe 14 d variant B, & 17 d variant B. (3)

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Lot 162

History of British Birds. The figures engraved on wood by T. Bewick - 2 vols Vol. I. Containing the history and description of land birds; Vol. II. Containing the history and description of water birds; both also bound with 'A supplement with additional figures', pub. Newcastle, Beilby & Bewick, T. Bewick, 1797-1821, 8vo, contemp. half calf with marbled boards, poor cdn., reading copies. (2)

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Lot 495

BEILBY, Walter, The Dog in Australasia, Robertson, 1897. 4to. Frontis. 76 of 81 plts. Full cf. Tog.with Other similar interest. 11

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Lot 41

An 18th Century Beilby drinking glass circa 1765, the funnel bowl with white enamelled wooded landscape scene above a double series opaque twist stem with a pair of corkscrews outside a multi ply corkscrew, raised on a conical foot, height 14.5cm.

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Lot 75

'GRAPHIC ILLUSTRATIONS OF WARWICKSHIRE', 1st edition, Beilby, Knott and Beilby, 1829, half leather with marbled boards and inners

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Lot 52

A PAIR OF CHINESE GILT BRONZE BUDDHIST LION DOGS MING DYNASTY Seated on their haunches with their heads turned, their ears flat and each with one paw resting on a brocade ball, the hair of the manes and tails picked out in fine detail, 18cm, 3.7kg. (2) Provenance: from the collection of Sir Beilby Alston (1868-1929), the Ambassador of the United Kingdom to China (1920-1922), and by repute gifted to him by the last Emperor of China Pu Yi, and thence by descent.

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Lot 16

A rare Beilby ale glass, c.1770, the tapering funnel bowl lightly moulded with flutes and enamelled with a band of feathered foliage in white above a design of graduated dots in pale green, above a double series opaque twist stem, 18.1cm. Provenance: Bonhams, The Collection of A C Hubbard, Jr., 30th November 2011, lot 148.

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Lot 22

A Beilby wine glass, c.1770, the rounded funnel bowl enamelled in white with an obelisk between low trees, raised on a double series opaque twist stem, 14.8cm.

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Lot 61

A good Beilby wine glass, c.1760-70, the drawn trumpet bowl rising from a tapering opaque gauze stem and enamelled with fruiting grapevine, the rim with traces of gilding, 17.2cm. Cf. James Rush, A Beilby Odyssey, p.64, no.22 for an example of the same decoration.

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Lot 63

A Beilby wine glass, c.1765, the bucket bowl enamelled in white with a continuous floral band, raised on a double series opaque twist stem above a conical foot, 14.4cm.

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Lot 83

A rare white opaque glass scent bottle, dated 1778, probably Beilby, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, of flattened pear shape, painted in black enamel with the initials E * S and the date 1778, with a blue and green foliate surround, the reverse painted with pink roses and buds, 7.3cm. high. Cf: a similar scent bottle dated 1780 and with the initials A*B was sold by Christie's, The Parkington Collection Part I, 16th October 1997, lot 113. Another, dated 1785, is in the Corning Museum of Glass, accession no. 86.2.23.

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Lot 388

Bewick (Thomas). A General History of Quadrupeds, first edition, wood-engraved title vignette, illustrations and tail-pieces, contemporary calf, joints cracked, rubbed, [Roscoe 1: Hugo 46], 8vo, Newcastle Upon Tyne, S.Hodgson, R. Beilby and T. Bewick, 1790.

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Lot 179

A BEILBY TYPE WHITE ENAMELLED 18TH C ENGLISH OPAQUE TWIST WINE GLASS, 14.5CM H, FOOT CHIPPED

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Lot 642

Bewick (Thomas). A General History of Quadrupeds, first edition, wood-engraved title vignette, illustrations and tail-pieces, contemporary calf, joints cracked, rubbed, [Roscoe 1: Hugo 46], 8vo, Newcastle Upon Tyne, S.Hodgson, R. Beilby and T. Bewick, 1790.

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Lot 940

Bewick (Thomas). A General History of Quadrupeds, first edition, wood-engraved title vignette, illustrations and tail-pieces, contemporary calf, joints cracked, rubbed, [Roscoe 1: Hugo 46], 8vo, Newcastle Upon Tyne, S.Hodgson, R. Beilby and T. Bewick, 1790.

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Lot 22

Bewick (Thomas). A General History of Quadrupeds, 1st edition, Newcastle Upon Tyne: printed by and for S. Hodgson, R. Beilby, & T. Bewick, 1790, numerous wood-engraved illustrations, some minor spotting and marks, marbled endpapers, bookplate of Richard Adams, untrimmed, modern brown half morocco, spine with raised bands and gilt lettering, 8vo (1)

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Lot 425

19th Century and later drinking glasses, to include: a trumpet wine glass; a Beilby style wine glass with vine leaf decoration; ale glasses with etched hop decoration; and others, various. (10)

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Lot 26

19th Century - Oil painting - Fine portrait of a cow 'Duchess '92', canvas approx 50cm x 65cm, apparently unsigned, in gilt frame with plaque inscribed 'Duchess '92, calved 1864, bred by and the property of Colonel Gunter, Wetherby Grange, Yorkshire', in good original condition, slight wear to paint surface and frame Note: Wetherby Grange, built in the 17th Century, originally known as Beilby or Micklethwaite Grange, purchased in 1831 by Colonel Gunter and demolished in 1962

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Lot 82

Phillipa Bosworth 'Summer Garden Setting' Watercolour, 30 x 50 cms, together with two other pictures and an 18th Century Plan of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Gateshead dated 1788 engraved by R. Beilby, 31 x 45 cms

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Lot 1177

An 18th Century engraved map with hand colouring by Robert Beilby - "A Plan of Newcastle Upon Tyne and Gateshead" published 1788.

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Lot 1024

A Beilby wine glass, c.1765, the bell bowl enamelled with a continuous floral garland, raised on a double series opaque twist stem, 16.8cm. Cf. J. Rush, A Beilby Odyssey, p.60, pl.18 for a glass with the same design. Provenance: Sotheby's, 5th June 2007, lot 183.

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Lot 44

Jamaica. A Letter to the Governors, Legislatures, and Proprietors of Plantations, in the British West-India Islands, by the Right Reverend Beilby Porteus, 1808, 48 pp., bound without final advertisement leaf, a few spots, contemporary marbled wrappers, a little rubbed, 8vo, together with An Examination of the Report of the Berbice Commissioners, and an Answer to the Letters of James Stephen, Respecting the Crown Estates in the West Indies... by Joseph Marryat, 1817, 122 pp., a little light soiling, disbound, 8vo, plus A Reply to the Arguments Contained in Various Publications, Reccomending an Equalization of the Duties on East & West Indian Sugar, by Joseph Marryat, 1823, 111 pp., two folding tables at end, oriiginal upper wrapper only, a little soiled, 8vo, with others related including The Speech of his Excellency Charles Knowles, Captain General, Governor and Commander to the Honourable Assembly. Delivered on Friday the 8th of Nov. 1754 at their Dissolution, circa 1755 (26 pp., lacking title), John Innes' A Letter to the Rt. Hon. Henry Gouldburn M.P. Chancellor of the Exchequer on the Claims of the West India Distiller to an Equalization of the Duties on Rum and British Spirits, 1830, Edward Long's Letter to the Viscount St. Vincent on the Jamaica House of Assembly's Abandonment of its Legislative Functions, 1839 and Jamaica Papers No. 1. Facts and Documents Relating to the Rebellion in Jamaica, and MEasures of Repression; Including Notes of the Trial of Mr. Gordon, 1866 (24)

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Lot 318

A George III Beilby enamelled wine glass, having waister bowl decorated with white enamelled floral swags, traces of gilding to rim, on multiple spiral opaque twist stem and plain foot, 16.5 cm. Ex Sotheby's New Bond Street, lot 174, 6th January 1975, with invoice and catalogue

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Lot 370

HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS, Thomas Bewick, 1797 & 1804, first editions, Hodgson for Beilby and Bewick, Newcastle, 2 Volumes. A mixed pair of bindings: Vol I recent cloth rebind; Vol II tree calf. Vol I with the advert for Quadrupeds on verso of page 335 (2) (Est. plus 18% premium inc. VAT)

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Lot 215

A collection of antiques reference books, including Godden's English Blue and White Porcelain, Jones' Japanned Papier-mâché and Tinware, Rush's A Beilby Odyssey, and more (11)

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Lot 494

An engraving after William Beilby - "A Perspective View of Wylam House and Gardens".

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Lot 2244

Bewick, Thomas. History of British Birds, 2 volumes, first edition, numerous wood-engraved vignettes, the vignette on p.285, vol.1 uncensored, leaves F3-G1 in volume 2 with corner missing, not affecting text, rather soiled, slightly waterstained, leaves creased, contemporary calf, worn, upper board to volume 2 lacking, 8vo, Newcastle: Beilby and Bewick, 1797-1804

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Lot 301

A GEORGE II SILVER COFFEE POT of footed slender slightly baluster form, the pear wood handle with shell and scrollwork terminals and matching decoration to the spout with an embossed shellwork to the base; the hinged lid with flower bud finial and engraved monogram GEC - Ralph Beilby Newcastle 1757 27ozs 26cm high

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Lot 163

Ray (John). Catalogus Plantarum Circa Cantabrigiam Nascentium: in quo Exhibentur Quotquot Hactenus Inventae sunt, quae vel Sponte Proveniunt, vel in agris Seruntur..., 2 parts in one, 1st edition, Cambridge: Joann. Field, 1660, 2nd issue with cancel title-page (errors corrected and with red, not black, rule above imprint), title printed in red & black (with some early manuscript), separate title to second part, some light toning and marks, endpapers and binder's blanks partially torn away and with various early annotations, armorial bookplate of Beilby Thompson of Escrick on inside front board, contemporary blind-ruled calf, somewhat rubbed and marked, lower joint split at head, small 8vo Wing R383. The first edition of Ray's first book, which was the result of nine years labour; six years investigating the plants growing around Cambridge, and three more years compiling and improving his work. (1)

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Lot 171

After William Beilby : The Assembly Rooms, Newcastle upon Tyne, steel engraving with hand colouring, with margins, 19 cm x 29 cm, framed.

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Lot 252

A COLLECTION OF SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS, comprising a mahogany and brass two drawer telescope 'Day or Night' by Procter Beilby & Co of London, length open approximately 97cm, a single drawer brass telescope with taped exterior, by Atkey Cowes, length open approximately 80.5cm and a pine cased telescope and tripod, brass and leather by J.H. Steward of 406 Strand, London (4)

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Lot 1110

A rare white opaque glass scent bottle dated 1778, probably Beilby, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, of flattened pear shape, painted in black enamel with the initials E * S and the date 1778, with a blue and green foliate surround, the reverse painted with pink roses and buds, 7.5cm. high. IllustratedFootnote: a similar scent bottle dated 1780 and with the initials A*B was sold by Christie's, The Parkington Collection Part I, 16th October 1997, lot 113. Another, dated 1785, is in the Corning Museum of Glass, accession no. 86.2.23.

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Lot 186

BUSBY (R), GRAMMATICA BUSBEIANA, auctior & emendaior, re-backed calf, London, Redmayne, 1702; MAIMBOURG (L), HISTOIRE DE L'HERESIE DES ICONOCLASTES, 4th ed, three parts in one, bookplate for Beilby Thompson of Escrick, Paris, 1683; LES MEMOIRES DE MESSIRE ROGER DE RABUTIN, Paris, 1697; THE BOOK OF KNOWLEDGE, fragment in cloth cover, London, Hollis, in case; REID (T), ESSAYS ON THE POWERS OF THE HUMAN MIND, first edition, vignette to title, re-backed 3/4 calf with marbled boards, Dublin, 1827 (5)

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Lot 1390

A cased circa 1804 Proctor and Beilby three drawer brass telescope with brass stand

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Lot 728

Various titles comprising; Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales with illustrations by Heath Robinson, Hodder and Stoughton ltd, circa 1920s, Charles Dickens The Pickwick Papers with illustrations by Frank Reynolds, Hodder and Stoughton, circa 1920s, Martin Haile Queen Mary of Modena, J.M. Dent & Co, London 1905, Bewick's Qudrupeds, S. Hodgson, R. Beilby & T. Bewick, second edition 1791, The Golden Ass of Lucius Apuleius with illustrations by Philip Hagreen, Navarre Society, Charles Kingsley De Waterkindertjes and two other books.

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Lot 237

James Rush The Ingenious Beilbys in protective slip cover together with: James Rush Beilby Odyssey leather bindings and protective slip cover. (2)

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Lot 372

A 2 1/2 inch mahogany cased 'Day or Night; single draw telescope by Proctor Beilby & Co, London:, signed as per title to brass tube, with shade to eyepiece, (lacking one end shade) 53cm long closed length.

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Lot 134

*Manchester & Newcastle. Rapkin (J.), Manchester and its Environs, circa 1860, hand coloured engraved plan, decorated with seven topographical vignettes, decorative strapwork margins, 360 x 495 mm, mounted, framed and glazed, together with Beilby (R.), A Plan of Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead, 1788, hand coloured engraved plan, inset city plan of Newcastle, 320 x 450 mm, mounted, framed and glazed, with Roper (J.),Manchester & Salford, 1807, hand coloured engraved plan, 210 x 250 mm, mounted, framed and glazed (3)

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Lot 182

A Beilby wine glass c.1765-70, the bell bowl enamelled with fruiting grapevine to the rim, raised on a double series opaque twist stem, a bell bowl wine raised on a plain stem with teardrop inclusion, and a round funnel wine on a plain stem with flattened teared knop, the stem of the Beilby repaired, 16.8cm max. (3)

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Lot 680

GEORGE HILL: THE ELECTORAL HISTORY OF THE BOROUGH OF LAMBETH ..., London 1879, 1st edition, original cloth gilt worn plus ROBERT HODGSON: THE LIFE OF THE RIGHT REVEREND BEILBY PORTEUS LATE BISHOP OF LONDON, London for T Cadell and W Davies 1811, engraved port frontis, old calf worn, top boards detached but present plus W J LOFTIE AND OTHERS: VICTORIOUS LONDON VOLUME ONE LONDON CITY ... VOLUME TWO LONDON CITY SUBURBS ... LONDON, THE ALDERMAN PRESS 1894, 2 volumes, original faux leather dust wrapper plus C MAURICE DAVIES: UNORTHODOX LONDON OR PHASES OF RELIGIOUS LIFE IN THE METROPOLIS, 1876 2nd edition, revised, original cloth plus CHARLES KINGSLEY: WESTMINSTER SERMONS, 1874 1st edition, original cloth worn plus HENRY GEORGE DAVIS: THE MEMORIALS OF THE HAMLET OF KNIGHTSBRIDGE, London 1859, 1st edition, original blind stamped cloth rebacked, new end papers plus 8 others similar London interest (15)

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Lot 1003

Early 19th century Miners brass level dial by Beilby Bristol 10cm silvered dial Condition Report Click here for further images, condition, auction times & delivery costs

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