Out of the Ordinary

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Datum der Auktion: 12.02.2019

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*DAVID BAILEY (b.1938) U2

*DAVID BAILEY (b.1938) U2, LIVE AID, 13 JULY 1985 Gelatin silver print, printed 1985, signed on reverse by David Bailey in pencil initials DB 85 3/3 and stamped ARCHIVAL DAVID BAILEY 50.5 x 40.5cm, framed *Artist's Resale Right may apply to this, lot

Los #: 61

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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FROGMOUTH BIRD

FROGMOUTH BIRD, 20th century, a taxidermy Frogmouth bird mounted on a naturalistic branch in a glass dome, dome 50cm high The Frogmouth is a very strange bird that inhabits Australia and New Guinea. With its enormous mouth and well camouflaged, plumage, it is one of the world's most curious birds

Los #: 62

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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CHILEAN FLAMINGO

CHILEAN FLAMINGO, ¨ modern, a rare standing taxidermy Chilean Flamingo (Phoenicopterus chilensis) mounted on a naturalistic base, 102cm high ¨ Annex B - may be subject to CITES Regulations when exported

Los #: 63

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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HYBRID PHEASANTS

HYBRID PHEASANTS, Victorian, a James Gardiner taxidermy group of two pheasants, mounted in a glass case, 91 x 61cm Gardiner presumably paid particular attention to these birds, because they are quite abnormal in their plumage and seem to be unusual, pheasant hybrids

Los #: 64

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 400 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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CONGO PEACOCK

CONGO PEACOCK, modern, a rare standing taxidermy Congo peacock (Afropavo congensis) mounted on a naturalistic base, 50cm high

Los #: 65

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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SOOTY ALBATROSS

SOOTY ALBATROSS, modern, a standing taxidermy sooty albatross (Phoebetria fusca) mounted on a naturalistic base, 48cm high

Los #: 66

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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ALBATROSS

ALBATROSS, 20th century, a stunning taxidermy flying black-browed albatross (Thalassarche melanophris), wing span 200cm

Los #: 67

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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BOY

CHARLIE-BOY, THE TALKING MYNAH BIRD, 1950s, Charlie-boy, the talking Mynah bird, a well presented taxidermy Greater Indian Hill Mynah Bird by Rowland Ward, mounted on a naturalistic perch in a rectangular glazed case, case 41 x 31cm This lot also, includes photographs and ephemera regarding the life

Los #: 68

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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AN ELEPHANT BIRD EGG

AN ELEPHANT BIRD EGG, a realistic resin model of an elephant bird egg, retailed by the British Museum during the 1950s and 60s, 30cm high, circumference 73cm

Los #: 69

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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A CARACARA BIRD

A CARACARA BIRD, early 20th century, a well presented taxidermy Caracara bird in a naturalistic setting, mounted in a glass-fronted case, 69 x 45cm Caracaras are birds of prey of the falcon family and are principally birds of South and Central, America

Los #: 70

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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INDIAN BIRDS

INDIAN BIRDS, early 20th century, an impressive taxidermy library display case of colourful Indian birds, including roller birds, mounted in a large glass case, 58 x 92cm

Los #: 71

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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A PEACOCK FEATHER SPRAY

A PEACOCK FEATHER SPRAY, early 20th century, a Rowland Ward mahogany and glass fire screen mount with peacock feather spray, mahogany inlaid with Rowland Ward roundel, 111 x 73cm

Los #: 72

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 450 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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AN EEL RECORD

AN EEL RECORD, a massive taxidermy British boat record conger eel, naturalistically mounted in a glass-fronted case, 'British Boat Record Conger Eel 110lb 11oz, captured Plymouth August 1991, by Hans Clawen, aboard Mistress, skipper Bill, Warner', 287 x 76cm

Los #: 73

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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EEL RECORD a large taxidermy British record eel conger

EEL RECORD a large taxidermy British record eel conger, naturalistically mounted in a glass-fronted case, 'British Shore Record Conger Eel 68lb 8oz, captured Plymouth - Nov 1991 by M Larkin', 240 x 60cm

Los #: 74

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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A BRITISH ANGLING ALLCOCK FISH SHOP SIGN

A BRITISH ANGLING ALLCOCK FISH SHOP SIGN, early-mid 20th century, metal, with metal wall bracket, 102cm long 71cm high to top of wall bracket

Los #: 75

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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SCOTTISH BROWN TROUT

SCOTTISH BROWN TROUT, an hand carved and painted wooden commemorative trophy plaque, 'Brown Trout, wgt 8lb 10oz, Loch Rannoch, Perthshire

Los #: 76

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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CORAL SPECIMENS

CORAL SPECIMENS, ¨ early 20th century, a group of four coral specimens, each under a glass dome, largest 45cm high (4) May be subject to CITES Regulations when exported

Los #: 77

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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A CORAL SPECIMEN

A CORAL SPECIMEN, ¨ early 20th century, a large piece of white coral, mounted in a Victorian glass dome, dome 59cm high May be subject to CITES Regulations when exported

Los #: 78

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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A CORAL SPECIMEN

A CORAL SPECIMEN, ¨ early 20th century, a large piece of white coral mounted in a Victorian glass dome, dome 32cm high May be subject to CITES Regulations when exported

Los #: 79

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 300 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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A DESERT ROSE CRYSTAL

A DESERT ROSE CRYSTAL, a large crystal formation, probably from Tunisia, 44 x 39cm Desert rose is the colloquial name given to rose-like formations of crystal clusters of gypsum or baryte which include abundant sand grains. The 'petals' are, crystals flattened on the 'c' crystallographic axis

Los #: 80

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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TROPICAL BUTTERFLIES

TROPICAL BUTTERFLIES, modern, a stunning collection of tropical butterflies mounted in a large square mahogany case, 100 x 100cm

Los #: 81

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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BUTTERFLIES

BUTTERFLIES, modern, a round glass dome containing a beautiful display of nine identical butterflies, 40cm high

Los #: 82

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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TROPICAL BUTTERFLIES

TROPICAL BUTTERFLIES, a colourful abstract arrangement of beautiful tropical butterflies, housed beneath a glass dome, dome 50cm high

Los #: 83

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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WITCHCRAFT

WITCHCRAFT, Perkins (William): The Works, volume 3. L, for John Haviland, 1631. PP: 264, (ix), 700, +table. Each work has its own title-page; and this volume includes the following works (among others): 1- A Discourse of the Damned Art of, Witchcraft,.. London, for James Boler, 1631; PP: Title-page

Los #: 84

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 200 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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A BLACK GOAT HEAD MOUNT

A BLACK GOAT HEAD MOUNT, late 20th century, a taxidermy black goat head mount, 85cm high

Los #: 85

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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SORCIÈRES AU SABBAT c.1910

SORCIÈRES AU SABBAT c.1910, a rare set of 10 French photographic postcards depicting a group of naked young witches setting off to a sabbath where they meet the devil, with original envelope (10 plus envelope) The Witches' Sabbath is a meeting of, those who practise witchcraft and other rites

Los #: 86

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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THE SKELETON GHOST AND THE GRAVEDIGGER

THE SKELETON GHOST AND THE GRAVEDIGGER, 19th century, a superb pictorial silhouette of a gravedigger being confronted by a skeleton wearing a long cloak, 11 x 14cm, mounted in a bevelled mahogany frame

Los #: 87

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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'MURDER AND WITCHCRAFT'

'MURDER AND WITCHCRAFT', an early 19th century broadside, printed by Marshall Gateshead, 'Murder and Witchcraft, an account of the crimes, conduct and behaviour of Joseph Brown and Mary Bateman, Who were executed at the Drop, behind York Castle, on, Monday, March 20, 1809', 18 x 31cm Mary Bateman, a

Los #: 88

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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GERALD BROSSEAU GARDNER

GERALD BROSSEAU GARDNER, The Meaning of Witchcraft, Aquarian Press, London, 1959. First edition, 8vo. 288pp. Frontispiece. Illustrations. Cloth binding and dust jacket. Thought to be the father of modern witchcraft, Gerald Gardner published The, Meaning of Witchcraft in 1959, not long after laws

Los #: 89

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 200 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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A BALD FRUIT BAT

A BALD FRUIT BAT, modern, a well-presented taxidermy bald hammer-headed fruit bat (Hypsignathus monstrosus) mounted in a rectangular glazed case, 60 x 60cm

Los #: 90

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 12.02.2019