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Books on Mountaineering.

lot 1 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Modern books on  British Mountaineering. (13)

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Books on Mountaineering.

lot 3 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Modern books on Mountains and Mountaineering. (10)

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Books on Mountaineering.

lot 4 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Modern books on Climbing in Cumbria, and Mountain Photography. (14)

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Books on Mountaineering.

lot 5 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Modern books on Mountains and Fells. (13)

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Books on Mountaineering.

lot 9 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Modern books on Mountains and Mountaineering. (9)

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Books on Mountaineering.

lot 10 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Modern books on Mountains and Mountaineering. (11)

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Books on Mountaineering.

lot 12 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Modern books on Mountains and Mountaineering. (13)

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Books on Mountaineering.

lot 13 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Modern books on Mountaineering and Rock-Climbing. (11)

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Books on Mountaineering.

lot 15 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Conway (William Martin) Climbing and Exploration in the Karakoram-Himalayas, lge. 8vo, half-morocco, illus. with map and plates, 1894; and Rutledge ... read more

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Books on Mountaineering.

lot 16 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Howard-Bury (Lt. Col. C.K.) Mount Everest The Reconnaissance 1921, 8vo, cloth, illus. with plates and maps, 1922; Bruce (Brig. General C.G.) The ... read more

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Books on Mountaineering.

lot 20 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Gribble (Francis) The Story of Alpine Climbing, 12mo, cloth, illus., revised edition; Kirkpatrick (W.T.) Alpine Days and Nights, 8vo, cloth, illus., ... read more

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Books on Mountaineering.

lot 23 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Cheever (George B.) Wanderings Of A Pilgrim in the Shadow of Mont Blanc..., sml. 8vo, cloth, William Collins, Glasgow, new edition; Kirkus (C.F.) Let' ... read more

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Books on Mountaineering.

lot 26 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Young (Emile) (Translated by Mrs. Wharton Robinson) Zermatt and the valley of the Viege, lge. 4to, printed paper covs., illus., Geneva, 1895; Perret ... read more

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Books on Mountaineering.

lot 27 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Butterfield (Irvine) The Magic of the Monros, obl. 4to, cloth, illus., 1999, with d.w; Festi (Roberto) Dolomites 360, lge. obl. 4to, illus. with ... read more

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Books on Mountaineering.

lot 29 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Pascoe (John) Great Days In New Zealand Mountaineering, 8vo, cloth, illus., Wellington, 1958, with d.w; Ross (Malcolm) A Climber In New Zealand, 8vo, ... read more

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Books on Mountaineering.

lot 31 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Coleman (Edmund T.) Scenes from the Snow Fields: Being Illustrations of the Upper Ice-World of Mont Blanc, facsimile edition, folio, printed paper ... read more

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Books on Mountaineering.

lot 32 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Bonington (Chris) Everest The Hard Way, 8vo, cloth, illus., first American edition, 1976, and Book Club edition, 1976, with d.ws; Ahluwalia (Major ... read more

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Books on Mountaineering.

lot 33 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Hunt (John) The Ascent of Everest, 8vo, cloth, illus., first edition, 1953, with d.w; Ruttledge (Hugh) Everest 1933, 4to, cloth, illus., first ... read more

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Books on Mountaineering.

lot 34 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Rey (Guido) The Matterhorn, lge. 8vo, cloth, illus. by Edoardo Rubino, 1907; and Lyall (Alan) The First Descent of the Matterhorn, 8vo, cloth, illus., ... read more

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Books on Mountaineering.

lot 35 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Viollet-le Duc (Eugene) and Bucknall (B.) (Translator) Mont Blanc A Treatise, 8vo, cloth, illus., Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1877; De ... read more

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Books on Mountaineering.

lot 36 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Smith (Albert) and Yates (Edmund) Mont Blanc, 12mo, half-calf, illus., c.1860; Forbes (James D.) The Tour of Mont Blanc and of Monte Rosa, 12mo, ... read more

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Books on Mountaineering.

lot 37 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Coleman (Edmund T.) Scenes From the Snow-Fields: Being Illustrations of the Upper Ice-World of Mont Blanc, facsimile edition, folio, paper covs., ... read more

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Scott's Last Expedition.

lot 38 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Scott (Captain Robert Falcon) (ed. by Leonard Huxley) Scott's Last Expedition, 2 vols, lge. 8vo, cloth, illus., first edition 1913.

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Books on Travel.

lot 39 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Williams (Archibald) The Romance of Modern Exploration, 8vo, half-morocco, illus., 1913; Landstrom (Bjorn) Columbus, 4to, cloth, illus., New York, ... read more

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Books on Travel.

lot 42 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Coxe (William) Travels In Switzerland, 3 vols, 8vo, full-calf, illus. with engravings and fold-out map; and Grattan's History of Switzerland, sml. ... read more

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Book on Travel.

lot 43 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Froger (Francois) A Relation of a Voyage Made in the Years 1695, 1696, 1697 on the Coast of Africa, Streights of Magellan..., 8vo, calf, illus. with ... read more

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Book on Travel.

lot 44 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

White (George S.) Views In India, Chiefly Among the Himalaya Mountains, quarto, gilt-morocco, illus. with engravings, Fisher, Son & Co., 1838.

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Books on Travel.

lot 45 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Lantier (E.F.) Adolphe and Blanche, or Travellers in Switzerland, 6 vols, 8vo, calf, translated from the French into English for John Badcock, London, ... read more

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Books on Travel.

lot 47 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Mazuchelli (Elizabeth "A Lady Pioneer") The Indian Alps and How We Crossed Them..., lge. 8vo, pictorial cloth, illus. with chromolithographs and ... read more

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Books on Travel.

lot 48 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Stanley (Henry M.) Darkest Africa, 6 vols, 4to, printed cloth, illus., 1890.

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Books on Travel.

lot 49 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Nansen (Fridtjof) Farthest North: The Norwegian Polar Expedition, 1893-1896, 2 vols, 8vo, printed-cloth, illus., 1898.

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Books on Travel.

lot 50 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Turrill (Gardner Stilson) A Tale of the Yellowstone: In a wagon through Western Wyoming and Wonderland, lge. 8vo, original printed cloth, illus, ... read more

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Books on Sporting History.

lot 51 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Taplin (William) The Sportsman's Cabinet: Delineation of the Various Dogs Used in Sports of the Field..., 2 vols, 4to, half-calf and marbled boards, ... read more

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Typescripts by Arthur Appleton and Books on Sport etc.

lot 52 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Appleton (Arthur) Original Typescripts For Novels "The Hot Seat" and "The Final Push", and a Typescript illustrated with original photographs, ... read more

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Sporting Books.

lot 53 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Stanbury (Percy) and Carlisle (D.L.) Clay Pigeon Marksmanship, 8vo, cloth, illus., 1964, with d.w; Beaumont (Richard) Purdey's: The Guns and The ... read more

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Sporting Books.

lot 54 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Mackinlay (Major G.) Text Book of Gunnery, 8vo, cloth, illus., printed for Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1887; The War Office, Text Book of Gun ... read more

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Sporting Books.

lot 55 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Rigg (Arthur) and Garvie (James) Modern Guns and Smokeless Powder, 8vo, cloth, 1892; Marks (Edward C.R.) The Evolution of Modern Small Arms and ... read more

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Sporting Books.

lot 56 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Howe (James Virgil) The Modern Gunsmith, 2 vols, 4to, cloth, illus., New York, 1954; Haven (Charles T.) and Belden (Frank A.) A History of the Colt ... read more

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Book on Sporting Life.

lot 57 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Dewar (George A.B.) Wild Life in Hampshire Islands, 8vo, gilt-vellum, illus., 1899.

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Sporting Books, various.

lot 58 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Beaven (T.P.) A Sportsman Looks Back, 4to, cloth, illus. by Algernon Thompson, Trowbridge, 1939; Van Straubenzee (Col. Henry) Recollections of ... read more

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Sporting Books, various.

lot 59 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Bradley (Tom) The Old Coaching Days In Yorkshire, 8vo, printed cloth, illus., Leeds, 1889; Selway (N.C.) The Golden Age of Coaching and Sport as ... read more

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Books on Angling.

lot 60 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Headlam (Maurice) A Holiday Fisherman, 8vo, cloth, illus., 1934; Gedney (C.W.) Angling Holidays In Pursuit of Salmon, Trout and Pike, 8vo, cloth, ... read more

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Books on Angling.

lot 61 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Sheringham (H.T.) Fishing and Philandering, 8vo, cloth, illus., c.1914; Roscoe (E.S.) Brambles With A Fishing Rod, 4to, printed-cloth, illus., ... read more

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Books on Angling.

lot 62 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Geen (Philip) Fishing In Ireland, 8vo, cloth, illus., second impression; Pickard (F.W.) Trout and Salmon Fishing In Ireland, 8vo, cloth, illus., 1938; ... read more

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Books on Angling.

lot 63 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Cosmopolite (A.) The Sportsman In Ireland, 4to, boards, illus. with chromolithograph, by P. Chenevix-Trench, limited lge. paper edition of 200, 1897; ... read more

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Sporting - Equestrian.

lot 64 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Cavendish (William, Duke of Newcastle) A General System of Horsemanship in All Its Branches, 2 vols, folio, calf, illus. with engravings for J. ... read more

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Books on Sporting - Equestrian.

lot 67 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

The Sporting Life: British Hunts and Huntsmen, Vols. 1-4 - The South West of England, South East England and East Midlands, Northern England, ... read more

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Sporting - Equestrian.

lot 68 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

The Sporting Life, British Sports and Sportsmen: Breeding, Agriculture, Country-Life Pursuits, lge. 4to, gilt-grained-calf, illus., n.d; Aflalol (F.G. ... read more

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Sporting - Equestrian.

lot 70 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Miles (W.J.) Modern Practical Farriery, 4to, half-morocco, illus.

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General Non-Fiction Magazines and Pamphlets.

lot 72 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

The Society of Bookbinders Magazine, The New Bookbinder Magazine, sundry issues; together with other magazines and pamphlets relating to books and ... read more

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General Non-Fiction.

lot 73 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Smith (Adam) The Wealth of Nations, 4 vols, 8vo, full-calf, new edition, Glasgow, 1805; and The Spectator, 8 vols, 4to, full-calf, illus. with ... read more

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General Non-Fiction.

lot 74 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Nepos (Cornelius) and Arrol (Robert) (Trans.) Vitae Excellentium Imperatorem: or The Lives of The Excellent Commanders, sml. 8vo, full-calf, fifth ... read more

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General Non-Fiction.

lot 75 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Sheraton (Thomas) The Cabinet Maker and Upholsterer's Drawing-Book, 4 vols. in 1, 4to, cloth, illus., third edition, 1802; and Sheridan (Michael) ... read more

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Books on Science.

lot 76 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Gatty (Mrs. Alfred) The Book of Sun-Dials, lge. 4to, printed-boards, illus., 1872; and Gatty (Mrs. Alfred) The Book of Sun-Dials, 8vo, cloth, illus., ... read more

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Literature - Pre-Modern.

lot 77 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Moore (Thomas) (Editor) Letters and Journals of Lord Byron, 3 vols, 8vo, half-calf and marbled boards, illus., third edition, published by John ... read more

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Literature - Pre-Modern.

lot 78 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Moore (Thomas) The Life of Lord Byron, 8vo, calf, published by John Murray, 1847; and Lord Byron: Life, Letters, Journals and Works, 2 vols, 8vo, ... read more

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Literature - Pre-Modern.

lot 79 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Kennedy (James) Conversations On Religion With Lord Byron and Others, 8vo, boards, Philadelphia, 1833; Engel (Claire-Eliane) Byron et Shelley En ... read more

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General Non-Fiction - Science.

lot 82 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Hogg (Jabez) The Microscope Its History, Construction and Application, 8vo, gilt-morocco, illus. with engravings and chromolithographs, sixth edition, ... read more

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Books on Science and Engineering.

lot 83 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

The Shipbuilders and Marine Engine-Builder Magazine, souvenir numbers "The Cunard White Star Liner Queen Mary" and "The QT. S.S. Normandie French ... read more

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General Non-Fiction books.

lot 84 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Chambers (Sir William) A Treatise on the Decorative Part of Civil Architecture, 2 vols, 4to, half-calf and marbled boards, illus. with engravings, ... read more

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General Non-Fiction - Architecture.

lot 85 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Shaw (The Rev. P.J.) (Editor) An Old York Church: All Hallows in North Street - Its Medieval Stained Glass and Architecture, folio, gilt-cloth, illus. ... read more

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General Non-Fiction - Architecture.

lot 86 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Nicholson (Peter) An Architectural Dictionary, 2 vols, 4to, half-calf, illus., 1819.

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General Non-Fiction - Architecture.

lot 87 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Brandon (Raphael and J. Arthur) An Analysis of Gothic Architecture, 2 vols, 4to, cloth, illus., new edition, Edinburgh, 1903; and Colling (James K.) ... read more

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General Non-Fiction - London River Plans.

lot 88 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Jones (L. Rodwell) The Geography of London River, 4to, cloth, illus. with maps, diagrams and plates, 1931; Bell (Alan) Port of London, 1909-1934, 4to, ... read more

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Books & Manuscripts - History.

lot 89 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Horsley (John) Britannia Romana: Or The Roman Antiquities of Britain, 3 vols. in 1, with index, illus. with engravings, printed for John Osborn and ... read more

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The Folio Society: The Queen Mary Atlas.

lot 90 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

The Folio Society: a facsimile edition The Queen Mary Atlas from The British Library, atlas folio in full-grain, aniline-finish, calf-leather, ... read more

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Books on History.

lot 91 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Johnstone (The Chevalier de) Memoirs of the Rebellion in 1745 and 1746, 4to, gilt-calf, illus., 1820; and three other books on The Jacobites and ... read more

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Books on History.

lot 93 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Thomson (The Rev. Thomas) A History of the Scottish People From Earliest Times, 6 vols, 8vo, gilt-cloth, illus., 1893.

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Books on History.

lot 94 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Beckford (William) The History of France From Early Records to the Death of Louis XVI, 4 vols, 8vo, full-calf, illus., 1794; Carlyle (Thomas) The ... read more

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Books on History.

lot 95 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Wilson (Sir Charles) Picturesque Palestine, 4 vols and supplement, 4to, gilt-cloth, illus. with wood and steel engravings, published by J.S. Virtue, ... read more

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Books on History - England and Scotland.

lot 96 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Scott (Sir Walter) The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland, 2 vols, 4to, full-gilt morocco, illus. with engravings by John Greig and Luke ... read more

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Books on History.

lot 97 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Randel (Major P.D.) A Short History of 30 Corps in the European Campaign 1944-1945, 4to, original printed boards, illus. with fold-out maps, limited ... read more

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Books on History.

lot 98 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Wright (Thomas) The History of Ireland, 3 vols, 4to, half-calf, illus., published by John Tallis & Co., n.d.

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Books on History.

lot 99 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Wright (Thomas) The History of Ireland, 6 vols, lge. 8vo, gilt-cloth, illus., published by J & S Tallis, n.d.

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Books on the Military.

lot 100 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

The Royal Artillery Commemoration Book, 1939-1945, lge. 4to, cloth, illus., published on behalf of The Royal Artillery Benevolent Fund by G. Bell & ... read more

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History of France.

lot 101 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Duruy (Victor) Histoire de France, folio, half-morocco and marbled boards, illus., French text, Paris, 1892; Moliere, Oeuvres de, 2 vols, 8vo, ... read more

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Books on Art and Fashion.

lot 102 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Tabner (Len) A Voyage to the South, and Paintings 1970-1989, a 2 vol. catalogue, lge. 4to, cloth, illus., published by Agnews, 1989, in d.s; ... read more

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Books on Art.

lot 103 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Brown (Louise Norton) Block Printing and Book Illustration In Japan, 4to, cloth, illus., facsimile edition, Geneva, 1973; Henderson (Harold G.) and ... read more

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Books on Art.

lot 104 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Audubon (John James) The Original Water-Colour Paintings For The Birds of America, 2 vols, lge. 4to, cloth, illus., published by Michael Joseph Ltd. ... read more

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Books on Art.

lot 105 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

MacCurdy (Edward) The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, sml. 4to, cloth, illus., 1954; and Zollmer (Frank) Leonardo Da Vinci: The Complete Paintings ... read more

Sold for £65 More details 1  

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Books on Art.

lot 106 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Holme (Charles) (Editor) The Genius of J.M.W. Turner, R.A., 4to, quarter-vellum, illus., The Studio, 1903; Cassell's The Works of Eminent Masters In ... read more

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Books on Art.

lot 107 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Parry (Linda) William Morris Textiles, 4to, cloth, illus., New York, 1994, with d.w; Chakra (Narisa) Terence Cuneo: Railway Painter of the Century, ... read more

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Art Books.

lot 108 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Wedmore (Frederick) Turner & Ruskin: An Exposition of the Works of Turner from the Writings of Ruskin, 2 vols, folio, cloth, illus., 1900; and ... read more

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Book on Art.

lot 109 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Penley (Aaron) Sketching From Nature in Watercolours, folio, gilt-cloth, illus. with chromolithographs, n.d; and Springer (Jaro) Albrecht Durer ... read more

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Books on Art.

lot 110 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Societé D'Aquarellistes Francais, 8 vols, - loose leaf folders of text and illustration featuring significant 19th Century French artists, atlas ... read more

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Books on Art.

lot 111 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Prévost (L'Abbé) and May (J. Lewis) Manon Lescaut, lge. 4to, quarter-vellum, illus. by John Austen, Geoffrey Bles, 1928, limited edition of 500 ... read more

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Books on Art.

lot 112 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Smith (John) The Art of Painting In Oil, 8vo, boards, illus. with engraved frontispiece, published by J. Brew, 1798.

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Orpen (Sir William) An Onlooker In France, 1917-1919, 4to, cloth, illus., revised and enlarged edition, 1924

lot 113 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Orpen (Sir William) An Onlooker In France, 1917-1919, 4to, cloth, illus., revised and enlarged edition, 1924, presentation copy with full-page ... read more

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Books on Biography.

lot 114 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Coxe (William) Memoirs of the Life and Administration of Sir Robert Walpole - portrait illustrations only, mezzotints and line engravings, cut-out ... read more

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General Non-Fiction.

lot 115 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Collingwood (W.G.) The Life and Work of John Ruskin, 2 vols, 8vo, cloth, illus., The Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1894; and Meteyard (Eliza) The Life ... read more

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Children's Books - Biggles.

lot 116 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Johns (Captain W.E.) Biggles Breaks the Silence, first edition, 1949; Biggles Foreign Legionnaire, second impression, 1955; Biggles Makes Ends Meet, ... read more

Sold for £170 More details 4  

Children's Books.

lot 117 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Greenaway (Kate) An Alphabet, 64mo, glazed, colour-illus. soft covs, illus. in colour, George Routledge & Sons, 1885; Greenaway (Kate) (Illustrator) ... read more

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lot 118 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Crane (Walter) The Baby's Own Aesop, obl. 4to, printed boards, illus. in colour, George Routledge & Sons, 1887; Caldecott (Richard) A Second ... read more

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Children's Books.

lot 119 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Milne (A.A.) Now We Are Six, 8vo, in publisher's deluxe red and gilt full-sheep binding, illus. by E.H. Shepard, first edition, Methuen & Co., 1927.

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Children's Books.

lot 121 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Milne (A.A.) Winnie the Pooh, 8vo, deluxe publisher's red and gilt full-sheep binding, illus. by E.H. Shepard, first edition, 1926; Now We Are Six, ... read more

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Books on Poetry.

lot 122 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Wilde (Oscar) The Ballad of Reading Gaol, by C.3.3., 8vo, original cloth, published by Leonard Smithers, 1899.

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Ian Fleming - You Only Live Twice.

lot 124 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Fleming (Ian) You Only Live Twice, 8vo, cloth, first edition 1964, with d.w.

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Modern Fiction and Biography.

lot 125 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Waugh (Evelyn) Scoop, 8vo, cloth, first edition, 1933; Waugh (Evelyn) Officers and Gentlemen, 8vo, cloth, first edition, 1955, with damaged d.w; ... read more

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Books on Modern Fiction.

lot 127 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Steen (Marguerite) The Oakfield Plays, lge. 4to, cloth, illus., first edition, 1932, with d.w; and Gore-Booth (Eva) The Buried Life of Deirdre, lge. ... read more

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Fiction - Pre-Modern.

lot 128 (The Books Auction, 19th Jul, 2022)

Dickens (Charles) The Personal History of David Copperfield, 8vo, gilt-calf, illus. by Hablot K. Browne, "Thiz", first edition, published by Bradbury ... read more

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