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Datum der Auktion: 27.03.2019

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[ALKEN (HENRY)]

Qualified Horses and Unqualified Riders, or the Reverse of Sporting Phrases Taken from the Work Entitled Indispensible Accomplishments, engraved title-page, 7 hand-coloured etched plates, contemporary red half morocco gilt, titled in gilt on spine, t.e.g. [Tooley 44; Schwerdt I, p.20], oblong folio

Los #: 2•

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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ALBUM - NINETEENTH CENTURY

Commonplace book of Mary Ann Gwilt, containing some thirty watercolours, pen and ink and pencil drawings, including two fine Company School watercolours of the Taj Mahal, two pencil sketches of fonts in Hampshire by George Gwilt the Younger, "Ancient House in Camden Gloucestershire 1826" by the

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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ANGLING

TAVERNER (ERIC) Trout Fishing from All Angles, A Complete Guide to Modern Methods, FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 30 OF 375 DE LUXE COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, tipped-in plates, 30 ACTUAL SPECIMENS OF FLIES IN SUNKEN MOUNT, publisher's blue gilt morocco (spine faded), t.e.g., 4to, Seeley, Service, 1929

Los #: 4•

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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BIBLE, IN ENGLISH

The Old Testament [Genesis to Numbers], vol. 1 (of 6), THE TEXT AND MARGINS ELABORATELY DECORATED THROUGHOUT IN COLOURED INKS, 235 leaves (470 pages) with embellishments, several engraved illustrations, a few additional illustrations and cuttings (annotated by Wood) pasted in, "Language of Colour

Los #: 5•

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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BIBLE - GUTENBERG

[Biblia sacra], 2 vol., NUMBER 77 OF 300 COPIES, facsimile of the Mazarine Bible printed at Mainz by Johannes Gutenberg in 1454-1455, printed in gilt and colours, publisher's blind-stamped pigskin by Riviere & Son, gilt lettered on covers and spine, g.e., folio (465 x 300mm.), Leipzig, Insel-Verlag

Los #: 6•

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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BIBLE, in LATIN

Biblia cum summarioru[m] apparatu pleno quadrupliciq[ue] repertorio insignita, title in red and black with woodcut device of Simon Vincent, full-page woodcut of the Creation on 2d10v, 10 small woodcut illustrations, numerous woodcut historiated initials, final leaf with Vincent device on verso

Los #: 7•

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 900 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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BINDING - NEWCASTLE

[BRUCE (JOHN COLLINGWOOD, editor)] Lapidarium Septentrionale: Or, a Description of the Monuments of Roman Rule in the North of England. Published by The Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, FIRST EDITION, 15 plates and maps (one large folding in pocket at end as issued, several

Los #: 8•

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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CALVERT (EDWARD)

[CALVERT (SAMUEL)] A Memoir of Edward Calvert Artist by His Third Son. Illustrated with Reproductions of His Own Paintings and Sketches, FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 55 OF 350 COPIES, SIGNED AND NUMBERED BY THE AUTHOR, half-title, frontispiece portrait, 34 plates on 31 sheets after Calvert, 45

Los #: 9•

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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COOKERY

[PLAT (HUGH)] Delightes for Ladies, to Adorne Their Persons, Tables, Closets, and Distillatories; with Beauties, Banquets, Perfumes and Waters, text within decorative woodcut border, without final leaf (blank except for decorative border), title soiled and repaired at inner margin affecting a few

Los #: 10•

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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CORNWALL

COTTON (WILLIAM) Illustrations of Stone Circles, Cromlechs, and Other Remains of the Aboriginal Britons, in the West of Cornwall: from drawings made on the spot in 1826, FIRST EDITION, LIMITED TO 25 COPIES, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed "With the author's kind regards. Sept. 12th 1827" on

Los #: 11•

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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CORNWALL

NORDEN (JOHN) Speculi Britanniae pars. A Topographicall and Historicall Description of Cornwall, engraved additional title, frontispiece, dedication leaf, and 10 folding maps, letterpress table of distances, some browning and spotting, contemporary calf, worn [Quixley 25], 4to, William Pearson, for

Los #: 12•

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 900 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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CORNWALL

HITCHINS (FORTESCUE) AND SAMUEL DREW The History of Cornwall, 2 vol., EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with approximately 60 mostly engraved plates (25 hand-coloured), 9 plates (of 11 called for), crushed half morocco gilt by Bayntun of Bath, t.e.g., Helston, William Penalula, 1824--GILBERT (CHARLES SANDOE) An

Los #: 13•

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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CORNWALL - ISLES OF SCILLY

HEATH (ROBERT) A Natural and Historical Account of the Islands of Scilly, large folding engraved map with inset views of St. Agnes lighthouse, and St. Mary's Castle, contemporary calf, 8vo, R. Manby and H.S. Cox, 1750--BORLASE (WILLIAM) Observations on the Ancient and Present State of the Islands of

Los #: 14•

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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CORNWALL

PRYCE (WILLIAM) Mineralogia Cornubiensis; A Treatise on Minerals, Mines and Mining: Containing the Theory and Natural History of Strata, Fissures, and Lodes, with the Methods of Discovering and Working of Tin, Copper and Lead Mines, engraved portrait by James Basire, 7 engraved plates (3 folding), 2

Los #: 15•

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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CORNWALL

HEDGELAND (JOHN PIKE) A Description, Accompanied by Sixteen Coloured Plates, of the Splendid Decorations, Recently Made to the Church of St. Neot, in Cornwall, 16 hand-coloured engraved plates, modern quarter calf, Hedgeland, 1830--MACLEAN (JOHN) The Parochial and Family History of the Deanery of

Los #: 16•

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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CORNWALL

The Mystery of Ambras Merlins, Standardbearer Wolf, and Last Boar of Cornwal. With Sundry Other Misterious Prophecys... Portent of that Prodigious Comet... Written by a Lover of his Country Peace, Anno Domini, 1683, 4 pages, woodcut illustration of "Flagg figured with a White Wolf", modern quarter

Los #: 17•

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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[DONALDSON (JAMES)]

The Undoubted Art of Thriving; Wherein is Shewed. I. That a Million L. Sterling Money... May be Raised for Propogating [sic] the Trade of the Nation... 2. How the Indian and African Company May Propogate their Trade... [and] May be Encouraged to Honour, Strength and Wealth of the Nation..., FIRST

Los #: 18•

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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DUGDALE (WILLIAM)

Monasticon Anglicanum. A History of the Abbies and Other Monasteries, Hospitals, Frieries, and Cathedral and Collegiate Churches, 6 vol. bound in 8, letterpress titles printed in red and black, additional engraved titles, numerous engraved plates, plans and maps (some folding), list of subscribers

Los #: 19•

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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[FOXE (JOHN)

The First Volume of the Ecclesiasticall History, Contayning the Actes and Monumentes], vol. 2 only (of 2), second edition, black letter, double column, woodcut illustrations in the text, lacks title and 5 leaves of index (other leaves with some loss), pp.1669/70 defective, upper fore-corner of

Los #: 20•

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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[FOXE (JOHN)]

[The First [-Second] Volume of the Ecclesiasticall History, Contayning the Actes [and] Monumentes of Thinges Passed in Every Kinges Time], 2 vol. in 1, third edition, black letter, double column, woodcut illustrations in the text, lacks 8 leaves (title, final leaf and 6 others) and the 4 plates

Los #: 21•

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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GILLRAY (JAMES)

The Works... from the Original Plates, with the Addition of Many Subjects Not Before Collected, bound in 2 vol. (including the "Suppressed Plates"), large woodcut vignette on title, engraved frontispiece portrait, 632 engraved plates (numbered 1-582, bis nos. 100, 207, 379, 379** and 379***, 2

Los #: 22•

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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GROSE (FRANCIS)

The Antiquities of England and Wales... New Edition, 8 vol., engraved frontispiece, pictorial titles, portrait of the author, 618 plates, one large folding map, 44 smaller County maps (several hand-coloured), some spotting, small institutional stamp in blank margins of titles and bookplate, green

Los #: 23•

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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HAMILTON (WILLIAM)

Collection of Engravings from Ancient Vases, Mostly of Pure Greek Workmanship Discovered in Sepulchres in the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, but Chiefly in the Neighbourhood of Naples during the Course of the Years MDCCLXXXIX and MDCCLXXXX... with Remarks on Each Vase by the Collector, 2 vol. (of 4

Los #: 24•

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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HOGARTH (WILLIAM)

The Works... from the Original Plates Restored by James Heath... With the Addition of Many Subjects Not Before Collected, edited by John Nichols, engraved frontispiece portrait, 151 engraved plates on 115 sheets, 2 additional plates ("Before" and "After") and group of albumen prints (see footnote

Los #: 25•

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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IRELAND – LORD EDWARD FITZGERALD

Autograph letter signed ("E:F.") by Lord Edward FitzGerald to his sister Lucy, couched partly in the third person: "Thank my dearest Lucy for her Letter, I dont tell you the news for I saw Borne who told me he wrote it to Carton; I shall go to Kildare tomorrow, or send for Pam to Town for a few

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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IRELAND - FRENCH EXPEDITION

MORGAN (EDWARD) A Journal of the Movements of the French Fleet, in Bantry Bay, from their First Appearance to their Final Departure; Compiled from Notes Taken on the Spot, FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY TO LORD BANTRY, with 3-page autograph dedication, and marginalium on p.38, pencil

Los #: 27•

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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IRELAND – TRINITY COLLEGE, ROBERT EMMET AND THE RISING OF 1798

Letter signed by the Lord Chancellor of Ireland and Vice-Chancellor of Trinity College, John FitzGibbon, first Earl of Clare ("Clare"), to the Secretary of State for War, Henry Dundas, transmitting "a list of nineteen persons Whom I have been Obliged to Expel from our University at a late Visitation

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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JONES (OWEN)

The Grammar of Ornament, FIRST EDITION, additional chromolithographed title and 92 (of 100) chromolithographed plates, tears repaired to plate 59, several margins strengthened, half morocco, rebacked retaining original decorative spine and gilt-blocked panel on upper cover, folio (560 x 365mm

Los #: 29•

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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JOSEPHINE (EMPRESS OF THE FRENCH)

Autograph letter signed ("Lapagerie Bonaparte"), in French, to her friend and neighbour Jean Chanorier ("Citoyen Channorier"), acting as her agent [for the purchase of Malmaison] and putting the matter of settling the outstanding sum of 280,000 livres entirely in his hands ("...Je ne puis mieux

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 27.03.2019

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LINCOLN (ABRAHAM)

Signature ("A. Lincoln"), written as President, with autograph subscription: "C.F. Adams/ American Legation/ London.", 1 page, pasted onto an album leaf, together with an autograph letter by Adams (dated from London, 2 May 1863), and other letters, very light dust-staining, trimmed to 78 x 70mm

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 27.03.2019