Two Day Antique Sale on
Tuesday 25th & Wednesday 26th April 2017
Both Days Online
Lots: 905-1002 of 1626
Buyer's Premium at our standard rate(s) plus VAT is payable on all purchases.
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Lot 905
A collection of art reference books, subjects include Georges Braque, Michelangelo, etc
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 906
A collection of books about fishing and other country sports including a 1964 first edition of A Further Guide to Fly Dressing with slip cover, Trout by Ray Bergman, Cock-Fighting and Game Fowl by Herbert Atkinson, etc
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £160
Lot 907
A collection of books with an Irish theme, subjects include the countryside, writers, history, etc
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 908
Five mixed books including The Arts & Crafts of Hairdressing edited by N E B Wolters, published 1950, History of Lady's Hairdressing by A Mallemont, published 1904, Musical Instruments in the South Kensington Museum by Carl Engel, published 1874 plus two editions of Mrs Beeton's Household Management
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 909
Eight volumes of E Benezit Dictionary of Painters and Sculptures
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £10
Lot 910
A History of Monmouthshire by Joseph Alfred Bradney (volume iii part I) published London 1921
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 911
A collection of books about British history and related subjects together with a small quantity of contemporary historical novels
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 912
A quantity of late 19th century and other catalogues and dictionaries including The Crystal Palace and its Contents - 1851, The Art Journal Illustrated Catalogue, A Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, etc
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £10
Lot 913
A quantity of vintage children's books including various Ladybird books, Noddy, Enid Blyton, assorted and children's annuals
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £10
Lot 914
Four boxes of miscellaneous books, subjects include wild flowers, classic cars, diaries and letters of Harold N Nicholson, various Reece Winstone titles, etc
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 915
Nine record carrying cases containing a large quantity of mid-20th century onwards LPs, various artists
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 916
A collection of books about European and worldwide circuses and related subjects including The Soviet Circus, Australian Circus, Chinese Acrobats, etc, together with a small quantity of foreign language books about the same subject
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 917
An interesting collection of books about and by clowns including some first editions, titles include Grock Life's a Lark, Clown My Life in Tatters and Smiles by Emmett Kelly, Clown by M Willson Disher, etc together with a small collection of well illustrated books also about clowns
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £110
Lot 918
A large collection of books about British comedians, variety, slapstick, etc
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 919
An interesting quantity of books about American comedy, show biz and Vaudeville including some first editions
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 920
A large collection of books about the silent screen and related subjects, titles include Charlie Chaplin, His Life & Art, published 1931, Groucho by Arthur Marx, first edition 1954, My Wonderful World of Slapstick by Buster Keaton, first edition published 1967, etc
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 921
A large quantity of books including some first editions about American circuses, entertainers and related subjects, titles include Big Apple Circus, Buffalo Bill, Pioneer Circuses of the West, American Circus, etc
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 922
An interesting collection of books about theatre, music hall, pantomime, Victorian theatre, magic, etc
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 923
The Circus 1870-1950 edited by Noel Daniel and published by Taschen together with five other books including High Endeavour, Circus Company, Sons of Sawdust, all by Edward Seago
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 924
A quantity of books about English theatre, Punch & Judy, Shakespeare and other related subjects
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 925
A quantity of books about the British circus and related subjects including first editions, titles include Sawdust and Spotlight, Pink Coat, Spangles and Sawdust by Frank Foster, The Circus has no Home by Rupert Croft-Cooke, Bertram Mills Circus, etc
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 926
Two boxes of miscellaneous books, subjects include humour, animal training, circus animals, novels, etc
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 927
Two boxes containing a quantity of Clowning Around and The Joey Magazine, various circus programmes such as the Chinese State Circus and Cirque du Soleil, etc together with a collection of various circus posters and pictures (displayed on shelves behind)
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 928
Two scrapbooks containing a collection of circus and clown postcards, various vintage circus booklets, two framed collections of stamps with a circus/clown theme, etc
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 929
A collection of theatre world magazines dating from the 1940s/1950s, a quantity of various theatre programmes (various dates), black and white photograph of Sir John Gielgud, two editions of Twentieth Century Publication both dated 1961, etc
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £10
Lot 930
Two boxes containing a large quantity of circus and clown related ephemera including paper masks, paper puppets, pictures, prints, a Circus Spectacular LP, programmes, books, etc
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 931
A box file containing a large quantity of Bertram Mills Circus programmes dating from the late 1940s through to the early 1960s, further vintage circus programmes and a collection of The Sawdust Ring - various dates in the 1930s
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £100
Lot 932
Five books about American circus and P T Barnum all but one first editions, titles include Through the Back Door of the Circus by George Brinton Beal, P T Barnum by M R Werner, Here We Are Again by Robert Edmund Sherwood, Toby Tyler and P T Barnum written by himself published 1889
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 933
Clowns and Pantomimes by M Willson Disher, published Constable & Co Limited, London 1925 together with three late 19th century books about Joseph Grimaldi including Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi edited by Boz (Charles Dickens), etc
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 934
A mixed collection of books about the Gypsies and Romanies and related subjects, titles include Men of the Lanes, Raggle Taggle, The English Gypsy Caravan, etc
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 935
A small collection of books including some 19th century books about the history and lives of the Gypsies, titles include The Gypsies, Their Origin, Continuance and Destination by Samuel Roberts, published 1842 (fifth edition), Gypsy Life by George Smith, published London 1880, etc, also includes an edition of The Public Life of W F Wallet (the Queen's jester), edited by John Luntley, etc
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £85
Lot 936
The Gypsies Parson by the Reverend George Hall, published London 1915, Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest by George Borrow, published 1914, The Romany Rye by George Borrow, published London 1907, etc
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £85
Lot 937
A collection of five first edition books, titles include A Romany Life by Gypsy Petulengro, Gypsies by Jeremy Sandford, In the Life of a Romany Gypsy by Manfri Frederick Wood, The Moon in my Pocket and A Few Gypsies, both by Rupert Croft-Cooke
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 938
An extensive collection of early to mid-20th century books about the history and traditions of circuses and related subjects, including many first editions
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 939
Two editions of Georgian Poetry, published 1917 and 1919, both first editions, 1914 and Other Poems by Rupert Brooke and The Lily of the West and other Poems by J A Langford
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £10
Lot 940
Mayhew's London, London's Underworld and Mayhew's Characters, all edited by Peter Quennell, etc
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £10
Lot 941
An extensive collection of vintage children's books all related to the circus and including a number of picture books
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 942
An interesting collection of more unusual and well illustrated books about the circus and related subjects including Cavalier Slapstick and Dumbbell, A Casual Survey of Clowns and Clowning by Hiler Harzberg and Arthur Moss, published in New York City and including a number of photographs and hand drawn illustrations added to the inside cover by the previous owner, The Circus by Brian Wildsmith, Circus by Bruce Davidson, The Clown they Couldn't Kill by Stanley Lupino (first edition 1935), etc
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 943
An extensive collection of mostly British topographical books including Worcestershire by N Pevsner and a 1946 Michelin Guide to France
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 944
Three volumes of The Library Shakespeare, seven volumes of The Works of Charles Dickens published by Chapman & Hall, London, etc
Estimate:  £15 - 20 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 945
James Joyce - Finnegans Wake - Faber & Faber 1939
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 946
Oscar Wilde - Salome with sixteen drawings by Aubrey Beardsley, published by John Lane, 1920
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 947
Eight volumes of vintage motor racing books, Road Start Hatrick by Prince Chula of Siam, Flat Out by G.E.T. Eyston, etc
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 948
A collection of miscellaneous books, Giles Annual number 1 1943, The Siege of Lichfield by Rev Gresley, etc
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 949
Beatrix Potter - The Story of Miss Moppet (in concertina form) and 8 other volumes, published by Warne & Co
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £2000
Lot 950
An interesting private photograph/postcard album including early football match Albion Reserves v Chelsea Reserves 1913, Albion v Brentford 1911, Wentworth Cup Final 1913, Portland Wednesday V Lewes Cup Final 1912, further military, agricultural and topographical views, portraits, etc
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 951
An Edwardian postcard album, containing mixed cream, stereoscopic viewer and cards, photographs, cigarette cards, plated sugar and cream, etc
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 952
A collection of Brooke Bond, Players & Wills cigarette cards, etc
Estimate:  £10 - 15 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £5
Lot 1001
Eleven vintage timber crates
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 1002
A weathered teakwood garden bench with slatted seat and back
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
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