Coxe (William) Sketches of the Natural, Civil and Political State of Switzerland in a series of Letters to William Melmoth, 8vo, full calf, London 1779; Clark (The Rev. T.) Popular Voyages and Travels, Comprising the Tour of Europe, sml. 8vo, calf, illus. with fold-out engravings, 1820; Prescott (William H.) History of the Conquest of Mexico, 2 Vols, 8vo, full calf, engraved frontispiece; and three books on touring in the Alps. (7)
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Auction: The Fine Books Auction, 29th Nov, 2022
An Auction of fine Antiquarian and Modern Collectable Books featuring the Jim Hedley Collection of North East England & The Scottish Borders’ Local History part three; an important selection of books by Northumbrian naturalist, sportsman and conservationist Abel Chapman including his own personal, and other signed presentation copies of his best-known titles, as well as personal photographs and ephemera; a single-owner collection of Mountaineering and Travel books; a collection of signed-edition Dennis Wheatley novels; Equestrian and other Sports; Natural History; Atlases & Maps; Biography; Fiction and other rarities.
Fri 25/11/22 10am-4.30pm
Sat 26/11/22 10am-12.30pm
Mon 28/11/22 10am-2pm
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