Out of the Ordinary

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Datum der Auktion: 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

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GLASS EYES

GLASS EYES, 20th century, an unusual collection of glass eyes mounted in a rectangular glazed case, 42 x 24cm

Los #: 91

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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FISH

A FOAL-FISH, 20th century, a novelty/hoax taxidermy foal-fish specimen constructed from part-fish, part-foal, and then preserved, presented in a glass case, case size 51 x 47cm

Los #: 92

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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HEADED FRUIT BAT

AN HAMMER-HEADED FRUIT BAT, modern, a beautifully presented hammer-headed fruit bat (Hypsignathus monstrosus) skeleton, mounted in a rectangular glass case, case 37 x 25cm

Los #: 93

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 900 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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A CENTAUR SKELETON

A CENTAUR SKELETON, ¨ late 20th century, a stunning centaur skeleton, mounted in a rectangular glass case, centaur 57 x 43cm case 63 x 60cm This reconstruction of this mythical creature was made from the skeletal elements of various, animals. Annex B - may be subject to CITES Regulations when

Los #: 94

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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'THE ACCOUNTANT'

'THE ACCOUNTANT', late 20th century, a whimsical 'Accountant' skeleton, formed from various animal bones, mounted in a rectangular glass case, figure 46 x 26cm case 55 x 37cm

Los #: 95

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.800 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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EIGHTEEN DOLL MAKER'S BRONZE OR COPPER HEAD MOULDS

EIGHTEEN DOLL MAKER'S BRONZE OR COPPER HEAD MOULDS, c.1930s, American, unpolished with oxidised patination, made by Bronx Toy Factory, various sizes

Los #: 96

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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A PAIR OF CONJOINED LAMBS

A PAIR OF CONJOINED LAMBS, stuffed and mounted, in a painted case, lacking glass, 51.5cm wide, 64.5cm high

Los #: 97

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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A DRAGON WEATHERVANE OR FINIAL

A DRAGON WEATHERVANE OR FINIAL, 19th century, a large and impressive Arts and Crafts lead dragon weathervane or finial, wing span 120cm

Los #: 98

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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INVASION EARTH 2150 AD'

'DALEKS - INVASION EARTH 2150 AD', 1966, EMI Films, British one sheet rolled film poster, 102 x 69cm The daleks' fiendish plot in 2150 against earth and its people is foiled when Doctor Who and friends arrive from the 20th century and figure it, out. With Peter Cushing, Bernard Cribbins and Ray

Los #: 99

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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'TEENAGE FRANKENSTEIN'

'TEENAGE FRANKENSTEIN', 1957, American International pictures, a rare 1960s reissue British quad film movie poster, 76 x 102cm

Los #: 100

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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ANDY WARHOL

ANDY WARHOL, 'FLESH FOR FRANKENSTEIN', 1973, EMI film 'Flesh For Frankenstein', British quad film movie poster, 76 x 101cm

Los #: 101

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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'THE TERROR OF THE TONGS'

'THE TERROR OF THE TONGS', 1961, Hammer films, rare British quad film poster of 1910 Hong Kong-based Hammer Horror movie, starring Christopher Lee, 76 x 101.5cm 'They were the oldest secret cult in the world - and the most fiendish

Los #: 102

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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'THE VAMPIRE LOVERS'

'THE VAMPIRE LOVERS', 1970, Hammer Films, British quad film poster of this classic lesbian vampire Hammer horror movie, starring Ingrid Pit, 75.5 x 101cm

Los #: 103

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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FREAK BULLDOG CALF

FREAK BULLDOG CALF, late 19th century, a rare Victorian taxidermy bulldog calf, mounted in a standing pose, 52 x 26cm Bulldog calves are characterised by their short limbs and neck, and a swollen cranium with a short and depressed face. The, condition is inherited in several breeds of cattle, but is

Los #: 104

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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HEADED CALF

A DOUBLE-HEADED CALF, 19th century, a freak of nature, double-headed calf head mount, on a wooden shield, shield 36cm high

Los #: 105

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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B PULCINI

B PULCINI, an Italian Masonic picture frame, carved with emblems and symbols, 30 x 21cm external 64.5 x 37.5cm overall

Los #: 106

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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BURNT ALIVE AND OTHER PUNISHMENTS

BURNT ALIVE AND OTHER PUNISHMENTS, The New and Complete Book of Martyrs, or An Universal History of Martyrdom: Being Fox's Book of Martyr. Foxe, John. 1784, printed for Alex Hogg London, folio, contains 50 large engravings English historian and, reverend, John Foxe, compiled multiple volumes

Los #: 107

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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THE MUMMY RETURNS

THE MUMMY RETURNS, 2001, a human size mummy film prop used in the Universal Pictures film 'The Mummy Returns', starring Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz, 190cm high, mounted on a wood base

Los #: 108

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 12.02.2019

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A SLEEPING ALSATIAN DOG

A SLEEPING ALSATIAN DOG, 20th century, a large sleeping dog skeleton in a wicker basket, dog skeleton 109cm long

Los #: 109

Schätzpreis: 1.200 £ - 1.500 £

Datum: 12.02.2019