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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 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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Lot 695

A group of five books comprising 'An Introduction to the Study of Fossil organic Remains; especially of those found in The British Strata: intended to aid the Student in his Enquiries respecting the Nature of Fossils, and their Connection with the Formation of the Earth. With illustrative Plates', Second Edition by James Parkinson, published by M A Nattali, London 1830, half calf on marbled board, 8vo, Buffon's System of Natural History, In Two Volumes' printed by Russell and Allen, Manchester 1811, full calf, gilt tooled spine, 8vo, 'A General History of Quadrupeds, The figures engraved on wood by T.Bewick', third edition, pringed by S Hodgeson, R Beilby and T Bewick, Newcastle 1792, full calf, gilt tooled spine, 8vo, and 'The Animal World, A Monthly Advocate of Humanity, Volume XXVI, 1895', published by S W Partidge and Co, Paternoster Row, London, with presentation label dated 1901, gilt tooled red cloth, folio. (5)

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Lot 1111

A Beilby enamelled opaque twist wine glass, circa 1765, the ogee bowl enamelled in white with fruiting vine, raised on a double series opaque twist stem and plain foot, 14.75cm. high. Illustrated

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Lot 203

An ovoid bowl wine glass, enamelled by Beilby with a continuous floral band, raised on a plain stem and conical foot, c.1760, height 13.5cms. PROVENANCE Phillips, Oxford.

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Lot 206

An enamelled wine glass of the Beilby type but perhaps by Anthony Taylor, the rounded funnel bowl enamelled with the fruiting vine, raised on a double series opaque twist stem and conical foot, c.1765, height 14.6cms.

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Lot 204

An ogee wine glass, enamelled with the fruiting vine by William Beilby, raised on a double series opaque twist stem and conical foot, c.1765, height 14.8cms. Provenance: Collectors Labels, Tooveys. See illustration

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Lot 2227

Tattersfield (Nigel) Thomas Bewick, The Complete Illustrative Work, 2011, British Library .., three volumes, original cloth (lacking slipcase); idem, Bookplates by Beilby and Bewick, 1999, British Library .., dust wrapper (4)

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Lot 622

19TH CENTURY - DURHAM HEAVY BRIGADE, ROYAL ARTILLERY - JOHN GEORGE LAMBTON, 3RD EARL OF DURHAM KG GCVO PC (19 JUNE 1855 - 18 SEPTEMBER 1928) - A LARGE LEATHER FRAMED TABLE PHOTOGRAPH OF THE EARL OF DURHAM in full uniform by F.A. Swaine 106 New Bond Street, signed in ink, lower right 'Durham 1912' 28cm x 44cm. Known as Viscount Lambton until 1879, Durham was the eldest twin son of George Lambton, 2nd Earl of Durham, and his wife Lady Beatrix Frances, daughter of James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn. His grandfather was the famous statesman and colonial administrator, John Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham, and his great-grandfather was Prime Minister Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey. As a young man he served as a lieutenant in the Coldstream Guards and later became Honorary Colonel of the Durham Heavy Brigade, Royal Artillery, the 6th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers and the 8th Battalion Durham Light Infantry, and was awarded the Volunteer Decoration Durham served as Lord-Lieutenant of County Durham from 1884 to 1928 and also bore the Queen Consort's Ivory Road with Dove at the Coronation of King George V in 1911 and was Lord High Steward to George V during his visit to India from 1911 to 1912. He was made a Knight of the Garter in 1909 and admitted to the Privy Council in 1911. From 1919 to 1928 he served as chancellor of the University of Durham. Lord Durham married Ethel Elizabeth Louisa, daughter of Henry Beilby William Milner, in 1882. The marriage was childless, and Lady Durham was committed to a mental institution for most of her adult life. Lord Durham produced a child, John R. H. Rudge (b. 1892), out of wedlock with the dancer Letty Lind, whom he could not marry because his wife's illness prevented a divorce. He and Lind were together for many years until her death in 1923. He died in September 1928, aged 73, and was succeeded in the earldom by his younger twin brother, Frederick. Lady Durham died in 1931.

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Lot 349

Thomas Bewick, History of Quadrupeds (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Hodgson & Beilby, 1792) third edition, full leather binding

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Lot 447

A Plan of Newcastle Upon Tyne and Gateshead, 1785', engraved by R. Beilby. 31 cm x 45 cm

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Lot 95

PAMPHLETS, ETC:1. Eight Pamphlets bound in one volume:(a) Elegy to the death of William and Mary, Earl and Countess of Sutherland. pp5 -12, lacking the first four pages including title page; (b) {Irwin, Eyles}: Bedukah, or the self-devoted. An Indian Pastoral. L, J Dodsley, 1776, 1st edn. ppvii, (i)blank, engraved plate, 9-32. The plate is by Collyer, after painting by Ward; (c) The Patriot-Briton; or, England's invasion. 1796. L, R White, nd; pp11; (d) Horace Juvenal: Modern manners: a poem. L, for author and sold by James Evans, 1793, 1st pp32; (e) Crowe, William: Lewesdon Hill, a poem. Oxford University Press, 1788, 2nd edn. pp28, (i); (f) Brand, John: On Illicit Love. Newcastle upon Tyne, T Saint for J Wilkie, 1775, 1st edn. pp20; half title present, and with engraved title vignette by Ralph Beilby; (g) Monody to the Memory of William Pitt. L, for J Stockdale, 1806, 1st edn. pp17; (h) Monody on the Death of the Right Hon. Henry Lord Viscount Melville, and Right Hon. Robert

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Lot 156A

Glass reference books: 'A Beilby Odyssey' by James Rush, 'Investing in Georgian Glass' by Ward Lloyd, 'English Bottle and Decanters' Derek C Davis, 'Dictionary of British Antique Glass' by Douglas Ash and 'English Glass' by Sidney Compton (5 Vols)

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Lot 189

James Rush: The Ingenious Beilbys, hardback with d.w.; Marshall Hall: The Artist's of Cumbria; and James Rush: A Beilby Odyssey, hardback with d.w. (3)

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Lot 731

GEORGE III: (1738-1820) King of the United Kingdom 1760-1820. D.S., George R, as King, at the head, two pages, folio, Court at Saint James's, 1st February 1802. The manuscript document is addressed to Sir John Eamer, Lord Mayor of London, and concerns the collection for the poor, stating, in part, 'being informed that the poorer Sort of Our Subjects in and about Our City of London do suffer great Hardships at this time and being graciously disposed to do all that lies in Us for their Relief and Support, We have thought fit to signify...the...Lord Bishop of London, that he takes care for Publication to be made in all the Parish Churches within Our said City and Liberties thereof....the Church Wardens and Overseers of the poor of each Parish to collect the benevolence of charitable and well disposed people at their respective Dwellings within each Parish for and towards the support and relief of Our said poor Subjects and to cause the Money so collected to be paid immediately into the Chamber of London to be distributed....as You and the said Lord Bishop shall think fit and to the End Our Intention may be the more effectual....by your Encouragement and Endeavour, Our good Subjects inhabiting in Our said City....may be induced to a more than ordinary Demonstration of their Compassion and Liberality on this occasion...' Countersigned at the conclusion by Thomas Pelham (1756-1826) 2nd Earl of Chichester. Home Secretary 1801-03. With integral address leaf with a blind embossed paper seal affixed. Some light age wear and a small area of paper loss to the head of the document, close to, but not affecting the King's signature. About VG Sir John Eamer (1750-1823) Eminent British Grocer and Lord Mayor of London 1801. Beilby Porteus (1731-1809) English Clergyman, Bishop of London 1787-1809. Porteus was the first Anglican in a position of authority to seriously challenge the Church's position on slavery.

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Lot 32

Enamelled opaque twist wine glass attributed to Beilby, the ogee bowl painted with fruiting vines above double series opaque stem having multi-ply (six) thread band outside pair of spiral tapes, on conical foot, mid 18th Century, height 14.2cms. See illustration

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Lot 482

A George III Beilby type wine glass, circa 1770, the bucket shaped bowl decorated with vines, above an opaque twist stem, raised on a conical foot, 14.2cm high.

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