Two Day Antique Sale on
Thursday 28th & Friday 29th December 2017
Both days online
Lots: 1665-1713 of 1767
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Lot 1665
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, by Edward Gibbon, 1783 edition (13 volumes)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 1666
A large quantity of miscellaneous vintage children's books including a number of Enid Blyton titles, a Mickey Mouse Annual, Lucie Attwell's Annual, etc
Estimate:  £15 - 20 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 1667
The Works of the British Poets, in 10 volumes printed London 1795
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 1668
A 19th century Imperial Family Bible produced by Blackie & Son, Queens Street Glasgow, illustrated with good quality engravings and inscription to inside cover - James and Ann Coles, November 1847, Berkeley
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 1668A
Two boxes containing a quantity of classical and other books including an 'Aldine' edition of The Arabian Nights, Trial and Death of Socrates, Plato, etc, together with a 19th century handbook entitled An Account of Roman Antiquities discovered at Woodchester 1695 (displayed in cabinet)
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1669
An interesting collection of children's books including a bound edition of The Queen of Hearts by Caldecott, The Irish Fairy Book, The Book of Nonsense and Laughable Lyrics, both by Edward Lear, etc
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 1670
A late 19th century National Illustrated Family Bible, leather bound with gilt and tooled decoration to spine and cover
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 1671
A quantity of vintage and other children's books including Enid Blyton, Kenneth Grahame, Lewis Carroll, etc
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 1672
A mixed collection of books including a 19th century edition of The Canterbury Tales of Chaucer in 3 volumes, Figures of the Earth Domnei, both illustrated by Frank C Pape, The Comic History of Rome illustrated by John Leech, etc
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1673
8 volumes of the Lonsdale Library together with further books about the countryside and country pursuits
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 1674
A quantity of mixed topographical books to include two first editions, Coming Down the Wye by Robert Gibbings, A Square Mile of Old England by Aubrey Seymour
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 1675
5 Folio Society Editions, an edition of Gray's Anatomy, together with a quantity of topographical books including a number about Cornwall and the Orkney islands
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 1676
Four boxes containing an extensive collection of transactions of the Bristol & Gloucestershire Archaeological Society - very good run from 1876 to 1979, 88 volumes
Estimate:  £800 - 900 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1677
Two boxes of miscellaneous books including The Complete Herbal by Nicholas Culpeper, published by Virtue & Co, London with marbled covers and leather spine, a coronation mug for King Edward VIII, two Silver Jubilee vintage jigsaw puzzles, etc
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1678
Three boxes of miscellaneous books subjects including 19th century editions of Kipling, Weyman, topographical subjects, history, etc
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 1679
Two boxes of miscellaneous books including vintage workshop manuals, catalogues and woodworking subjects
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £10
Lot 1680
An extensive and interesting collection of books about Bristol and related subjects including a number of Reece Winstone titles (signed by the author) Maritime History of Bristol, Aerospace Industry, a large collection of pamphlets and publications relating to Bristol, together with The Times Atlas, published 1898
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 1681
A quantity of books about high performance cars and other related subjects (10 volumes)
Estimate:  £15 - 20 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1682
A mixed collection of pharmaceutical reference books, together with further mixed books including a number about perfume
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £10
Lot 1683
An extensive collection of good quality art reference books, covering both ancient and modern genres
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £480
Lot 1684
A small collection of equestrian related books, a box containing a number of programmes for various race meets, together with a shooting stick adorned with a large number of enclosure, grandstand and public passes together with a collection of the Play Pictorial, various dates
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1685
Three boxes containing a quantity of leather bound and other books mostly with decorative bindings
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 1686
A collection of sixteen early Beatrix Potter books including a first edition of The Tale of Flopsy Bunnies' either first or second printing and containing the notice board wording, two large format books Ginger and Pickles plus The Pie and Patty Pan also by Beatrix Potter, further vintage children's books and a boxed game of tiddlywinks
Estimate:  £60 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 1687
A collection of books about the countryside and related subjects, together with a large collection of mixed Ordnance Survey maps and a box containing a quantity of The British Friesian Journal, various dates, 1950s/60s/70s
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 1689
An unusual edition of The Holly Tree by Charles Dickens made into a book by the Roycrofters at their shop in East Aurora, New York, completed in August 1953 - the borders were designed by Samuel Horner, typography by Newel Q White and press work by George Parker (displayed in cabinet)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1690
A first edition of The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies (first or second printing) published 1909 and including the notice board with wording on page 14 (displayed in cabinet)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 1691
A 1674 King James Bible printed by John Hayes at Cambridge, with 19th century binding, both Old and New Testament, Prayers, Psalms, Ceremonies, Table of Moveable Feasts, Apocrypha, etc (23x17cm)
Estimate:  £80 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £190
Lot 1692
Three folders containing GB and World postal history from early pre stamp to middle period (displayed in cabinet)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 1693
A set of Edward VII stamps with values from 1/2d to 2/6d (displayed in cabinet)
Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 1694
A stockbook containing stamps from China, from early coiling dragons issues (displayed in cabinet)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 1695
An album containing stamps from GB Commonwealth, mint and used, from QV to QE including Bermuda, British Guiana, British Honduras, etc, (displayed in cabinet)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £190
Lot 1696
A box containing a quantity of early world stamps including China, Sweden, Belgium, etc
Estimate:  £120 - 160 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £80
Lot 1697
A box containing a collection of British and Commonwealth stamps including a very good collection of Queen Victoria, etc
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £95
Lot 1698
A stockbook containing a collection of early Austrian stamps including some newspaper stamps with high values
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1699
A bag containing a quantity of world mini sheets, some on covers
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 1700
An accumulation of mint and used GB and Commonwealth stamps in three stockbooks from QV to QE II
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1701
Two wooden boxes containing a quantity of glass slides, subjects including ancient ships, racing yachts, travel and wildlife, etc, a further small box containing more glass slides, many of sailing boats, together with various notes and pamphlets about sailing vessels and small craft, etc
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 1702
Two albums containing a large quantity of mixed postcards, subjects including topographical, comic, romantic, etc and also including a small number of military subjects such as Tidworth barracks, Arras trenches, Blackpool, together with a box containing a number of silk postcards, etc
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £85
Lot 1703
Two late 19th century scrap books containing a wide range of cuttings together with The History of Hyde Park by Sir Max Pemberton and a Cheltenham College Chapel Bible published 1905
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1704
Poems by Mr Gray, A New Edition, printed for J Murray, 1790
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1705
Two folders of QE II postal stationary, mostly mint
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1706
An interesting album of photographs relating to the visit of Queen Mary to the Lodgemore Mill in Stroud and also containing photographs of the 1947 wedding of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh and another photograph showing the Trooping of the Colour to illustrate the fact that the uniforms are made from Stroud Cloth
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £140
Lot 1707
The Ace Adventurer Stamp Album containing a quantity of British and worldwide stamps together with a collection of early to mid 20th century black and white photographs, etc
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 1708
A collection of interesting early 20th century black and white photographs showing various aircraft accidents in and around Catterick Camp during 1918
Estimate:  £150 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £130
Lot 1708A
Three stamp albums Bristol Elizabeth II, together with Nigerian, Greek, African and USA
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 1709
Two small boxes containing a quantity of wood and veneers plus various items used for the restoration of furniture
Estimate:  £20 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £10
Lot 1710
Scenic Marvels of the New World, containing panoramic, photographic illustrations including New York, Mexico, Washington DC, Chicago, etc, edited by Prof. Geo R Cromwell and published by CN Greig and Co
Estimate:  £25 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 1711
Three albums of GB FDCs
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 1712
Two albums containing a quantity of mint official postage stamps to celebrate various Olympic Games, an album containing a collection of Olympic Commemorative covers including two with signatures, Alan Wells and David Wilkie, six albums containing stamps and covers celebrating The Royal Family, etc
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 1713
A box containing ten stockbooks of mint and used world stamps
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £90
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