Antiques & Collectables and Antiquarian & Modern Books Sales
on Friday 16th April 2010

Lots: 746-775 of 817

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746

The Oxford History of England. Sixteen reprints, Very Fine in dustjackets; plus five volumes by Dirk Bogarde, and three others.
Estimate: 15-25

Nil

5

747

General Interest - Two boxes of miscellaneous titles on Natural History, literature, engineering etc.
Estimate: 10-20

Nil

18

748

Autographs / Signatures - Two mid XX Century pocket albums containing George Best, Bruce Forsyth, Bob Monkhouse, Ernie Wise, Graham Nash (Hollies), The Searchers etc; A4 loose leaf bearing signatures of Freddie And The Dreamers; small quantity of of publicity material.
Estimate: 150-180

Nil

    

749

Harold Armitage - Chantrey Land. 1981 Limited Edition; small quantity of other books of local interest.
Estimate: 10-20

Nil

20

750

Lawrence Durrell - Justine. Faber & Faber 1957. First edition.; 8vo, 253pp. Puce cloth with gilt titles to spine. Very slight foxing to compressed edges but internally Very Fine. Dustjacket unclipped, rubbing to extremities, spine dusted.
Estimate: 500-700

Nil

    

751

Percival Christopher Wren. Beau Geste. Murray 1927 Limited Deluxe Edition of 1,000 copies, signed by the author, with his own bookplate bearing further signature and inscription pasted to the f.f.e; Soldiers of Misfortune. Murray 1929, First Edition, signed bookplate to the f.f.e, together with a four page a.l from Isabel Wren on Westwood House headed paper, and a photograph of P C Wren and party aboard the "Viceroy of India". All to George Field and hence from the family.
Estimate: 200-300

Nil

    

752

Agatha Christie - Elephants Can Remember. 1972 First Edition. Very Fine / Very Fine; Dennis Wheatley - Dangerous Inheritance (two), The Ravishing of Lady Mary Ware, Desperate Measures, The Irish Witch. All Firsts, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjackets. (6)
Estimate: 15-25

Nil

18

753

John Creasey - Five First Edition titles from the Toff Series, including Toff Down Under (1953); Model for The Toff (1957) and A Rocket For The Toff. All Fine to Very Fine in similar dustjackets, two bearing publishers file copies. (5)
Estimate: 30-50

Nil

38

754

John Creasey - Six First Editions - Inspector West Makes Haste, The Mountain of The Blind, The Executioners, The Voiceless Ones, The Theft of The Magna Carta, The Famine. Fine to Very Fine in similar dustjackets. (6)
Estimate: 20-30

Nil

30

755

W J Burley - Five Wycliffe First Editions, the earliest 'And The Beatles', 1983; Henry Cecil - Four First Editions, including 'Not Such An Ass' 1961, All Very Fine in Very Fine dustjackets. (9)
Estimate: 20-30

Nil

22

756

Amis (Kingsley) The Book of Bond. 1965 First Edition. VG+ in unclipped VG dustjacket with 1cm closed tear to spine.
Estimate: 20-30

Nil

20

757

Kingsley Amis (Robert Markham) Colonel Sun. Cope 1968 First Edition; Ian Fleming - The Spy Who Loved Me, 1965 seventh impression; The Man With The Golden Gun, 1965 third impression. All VG / Fine in VG / Fine dustjackets.
Estimate: 50-70

Nil

45

758

Dick Francis - Slay Ride (1973) and five later First Editions; Alistair Maclean - Caravan To Vaccares, 1970 First; Michael Gilbert - Flash Point, 1974 First Edition. Generally Very Fine in Very Fine Dustjackets. (8)
Estimate: 15-25

Nil

8

759

John Creasey - Fifteen First Editions Written Under His Pseudonym J J Marric, Gordon Ashe, Michael Halliday and Anthony Morton, including Gideon's Vote (1964), Murder In The Stairs (1953) to Very Fine in similar dustjackets; plus one Thriller Book Club Edition. (16)
Estimate: 70-90

Nil

65

760

A Directory of Sheffield 1787. Facsimile reprint published 1889 with an introduction from Sidney Oldall Abbey.
Estimate: 40-60

Nil

38

761

Ammon Wrigley - Saddleworth : It's Prehistoric Remains. Oldham 1911; Ernest Baker - Praise of A Simple Life. Inscribed to G H B Ward by the author; and others similar :- One Box
Estimate: 15-25

Nil

20

762

Wardley's Gossiping Guides To The Peak = Dove Dale. 1892; A W Rumney - Sprogues On The Fells; M Heavisides - Rambles In Cleveland. 1903; G H Whittaker - Hill Tops In Four Shires. Second Edition 1926; G Harker - Easter Climbs. 1913; and others relating to the peaks, dales and fells :- One Box
Estimate: 30-50

Nil

70

763

Local Interest - John Wood - Remarkable Occurrences, Interesting Dates, An Curious Information (Local and General). Penistone 1890; Charles Kelly - Smalley In The County of Derby. 1905; Rooke Pennington - Notes On The Barrows And Bone-Caves of Derbyshire. Macmillan 1877; and others :- One Box
Estimate: 20-30

Nil

55

764

Local Interest - The Tour of The Don : A Series of Extempore Sketches. 1837; Across The Derbyshire Moors - Twenty Fourth Edition; Sisson's Beauties of Sherwood Forest; A Guide To The Dukeries And Worksop. 1896. (3)
Estimate: 10-20

Nil

10

765

Poetry - Edward Carpenter - Three Ballads; An Intermezzo In War Time; England's Boys; A Woman's War Poems; Forest Flowers, Or, National And Humorous Rhymes. 1867 etc :- One Box
Estimate: 15-25

Nil

5

766

General Interest - F Spencer Chapman - Northern Lights. Chatto And Windus 1933; Jack London - The Acorn Planter. Mills & Boon 1916; G Malcolm & A Maxwell - Grouse And Grouse Moors. Black 1910 etc :- One Box
Estimate: 15-25

Nil

5

767

Leslie Coulson - From An Outpost, And Other Poems. Macdonald 1917. First Edition, 8vo, 42pp, wraps. Very Good.
*Leslie Coulson was a Reuters correspondent before joining the Royal Fusiliers, writin about his exploits in the trenches. He was killed in October 1916 during the Battle of The Somme, and his collection of poems was published posthumously with the help of his father.
Estimate: 15-25

Nil

45

768

William Dickinson - A Glossary of Words And Phrases of Cumberland. 1859. First Edition. 138pp. Cloth covers a little dusted and worn, internally bright.
Estimate: 15-25

Nil

18

769

Thomas Wilkinson - Tours To The British Mountains, With The Descriptive Poems of Lowther And Emont Vale. London 1824, 8vo, 320pp. Half black morocco, boards and extremities rubbed.
Estimate: 30-40

Nil

18

770

Thomas West - A Guide To The Lakes In Cumberland, Westmorland And Lancashire. London 1793, Fifth Edition. 8vo, 311pp, fold-out map and engraved plates. Dusted and soiled cloth binding.
Estimate: 20-30

Nil

18

771

Sheffield - A Civil Survey And Suggestions Towards A Development Plan. UPL 1924. 4to. Maps, plans, railway and housing studies. Inscribed to the f.e.p by G H B Ward, his own copy.
Estimate: 20-30

Nil

48

772

Edmund Bogg - Lakeland And Ribblesdale. 1898; The Green Dale of Wensley. 1909. Fold-out map, photographic plates; Higher Wharfeland - The Dale of Romance. 1904. Two copies in differing cloth bindings; The Lower Vale of Wharfe And Cork. 1923. All covers a little dusted, minor soiling generally bright internally. (5)
Estimate: 15-25

Nil

28

773

Henry Irwin Jenkinson - Smaller Practical Guide To The Isle of Man. London 1874, Small 8vo. 221pp + 16 ads. Covers worn, first leaf is preface.
Estimate: 10-20

Nil

    

774

William Grainge - Nidderdale - An Historical, Topographical And Descriptive Sketch. 1863. Gilt tooled red cloth, gilt edges, litho plates, with a cheaper edition of the same; Harry Speight - Upper Nidderdale With The Forest of Knaresborough. London 1906. First Edition. 8vo, 367pp + 72app, fold-out map, Pedigree and photographic plates. VG in Fair / Good binding. (3)
Estimate: 15-25

Nil

20

775

Walter Smith - Over The Hills Near Macclesfield. 1921, fold-out map. G H B Ward's own copy; J Macauley - Fifty Country Walks By Path And Field, Within Easy Reach of Manchester. 1914. 8vo, 144pp, soft covers. (2)
Estimate: 15-25

Nil

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