Antique & Fine Art Sale on Friday 22nd September 2017
Viewing:
Wednesday 20th 9am - 4:45pm,
Thursday 21st 10am - 7:30pm
and Sale Day from 8:30am
Sale commences 10am;
Lots: 662-714 of 932
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Lot 662
Monsieur Duquesne: A New Voyage to the East Indies in the Years 1690 and 1691, being a full description of the Isles of Maldives, Cocos, Andamans and the Isle of Ascension, and all the Forts and Garrisons now in possession of the French, with an account of the customs, manners and habits of the Indians, printed for Daniel Dring at the Harrow and Crown near St. Dunstan's Church in Fleet Street, 1696, first edition in English, five engraved plates and a fold-out map (map of India missing), rebound calf.
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £460
Lot 663
Gordon [Thomas]: A Cordial for Low Spirits: Being a Collection of Curious Tracts, printed and sold by R. Griffiths at the Duncaid in St. Paul's Churchyard, 1718, rebound marbled boards and calf, first page with losses.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 664
Felibien Des Avaux [Jean-Francois]: Les Plans et les Descriptions de Deux des plus Belles Maison de Campagne de Pline Le Consul, printed by Chés David Mortier, Libraire dans Le Strand, á 'Enfeigne d'Erafme, 1707, five fold-out plans, rebound marbled boards and calf.
Estimate:  £120 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 665
Mackenzie [Alexander Slidell]: A Year in Spain by a Young American, vols I and II, published by John Murray, London 1831, tooled gilt calf.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 666
Delpino [Joseph Giral]: New Spanish Grammar or the Elements of the Spanish Language, printed for F. Wingrave, London, 1800, calf binding; Caamano [Juan Angel] : Gramatica General, printed by D.José del Collado, Madrid 1822, marble board; De Capmany [Don Antonio] : Arte De Traducir El Idioma Francés Al Castellano, Madrid 1776, board and calf spine. (3)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 667
Perez de Hyta: Guerras Civiles De Granada, published by Imprenta de D. Leon Amarita, Madrid 1833, marble board and calf; Un Soldado Viejo Natural de Borja 'Ropavejeros Anticuarios y Collectionistas', Madrid 1890, marbled board and calf; Historia Del Emperador Carlos VI, tomo II, published by Juan de San Martin, Madrid, 1742, rebound. (3)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 668
Caldecott [R]: Picture Books, The Milkmaid, The Babes in the Wood, The Great Panjandrum Himself, Mrs Mary Blaize, The Queen of Hearts and Three Jovial Huntsmen; The Hey Diddle Diddle Picture Book and Picture Book No. 4, all pub. Frederick Warne & Co. Six Children's Books Published by The Society for Promoting Christian Knowldege, by Juliana Horatia Ewing (b. Ecclesfield, Sheffield, daughter of Rev. Alfred Gatty) - The Story of a Short Life (illus. Gordon Browne), Lob by the Fire (illus. Ralph Caldecott), Six to Sixteen (illus. Mrs Allingham), The Peace Egg (illus. Gordon Browne), Daddy Darwin's Dovecote (illus. Randolph Caldecott); Beatrice Cresswell The Royal Progress of King Pepito (illus. Kate Greenaway), conditions vary.
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 669
The Rhinegold and the Valkyrie, by Richard Wagner, with illustrations by Arthur Rackham, pub. London, William Heineman, new impression 1914, with thirty-four tipped in tissue guarded colour plates, gilt tooled pictorial tan cloth; Philpotts [Eden]: A Dish of Apples, illus. Arthur Rackham, pub. London, Hodder & Stoughton, circa 1921, three tipped in tissue guarded colour illustrations and seven black and white, lavender decorated cloth, dj. (2)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 670
Sackville [Lady Margaret]: The Dream-Pedlar, colour illustrations by Florence Anderson, pub. Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton Kent & Co., 1914 first edition, decorated blue cloth; Basile [Giambattista]: Stories from the Pentemerone, illus. Warwick Goble, pub. Macmillan & Co., 1911 first edition, tissue guarded colour illustrations, gilt tooled pictorial red cloth; Asquith [Lady Cynthia]: The Children's Cargo, contributors include A.A. Milne, Walter de la Mare etc., pub. Eyre & Spottiswood, tipped in colour illustrations, buff cloth; Aldin [Cecil]: Jerry the Story of an Exmoor Pony, illus. Cecil Aldin (1933 third impression); The Pied Piper, illus. Margaret Tarrant. (5)
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £110
Lot 671
Dulac [Edmund]: Picture Book for the French Red Cross, 8vo, pub. for the Daily Telegraph by Hodder & Stoughton, 1915, nineteen tipped in colour plates, yellow cloth; Stories from the Arabian Nights, retold by Laurence Housman, with drawing by Edmund Dulac, pub. Hodder & Stoughton, 1911, twelve colour illustrations; Malcolm [Fiona]: My Fairyland, illus. Florence Anderson, pub. George Harrap & Co., 1917; The Rubaiyat of Omar Kayyam. (4)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £28
Lot 672
March Hares and Their Friends, by T.A. and illus. by the author, pub., Dean & Son Ltd., circa 1892 for the author, landscape large vo. illustrated pictorial boards; How They Went to School, by S. Rosamond Praeger, illustrated by the author, pub. Blackie & Son, London, Glasgow and Dublin, circa 1903; Carroll [Lewis]: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, illus. John Tenniel, pub. Macmillan & Co., 1886 (78th thousand), red cloth; Through the Looking Glass, People' Edition (47th thousand), green pictorial cloth and uniform with this edition The Story of Sylvie and Bruno, 1904; Alice Through the Looking Glass, illus. Harry Rowntree, pub. Thomas Nelson & Sons, eight tipped in colour plates; The Swiss Family Robinson, illus. Florence Maplestone, 1891. (7)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £80
Lot 673
Shakespeare's Comedy As You Like It, Illustrated by Hugh Thomson, pub. Hodder & Stoughton, sixteen tipped in colour plates with tissue guards; The Merry Wives of Windsor, A Comedy by William Shakespeare, illus. J. Finnemore and F.L. Emanuel, pub. Raphael Tuck & Sons, No. 1533, blue and brown gilt toole boards; Durack [Mary and Elizabeth]: All-About, the Story of a Black Community on Argyle Station, Lamberley, pub. The Bulletin, 252 George St. Sydney, 1935 (second impression); Coward [T.A.]: Birds and Their Young, illus. Roland Green, pub. Gay Hancock Ltd., 1923, green cloth. (4)
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 674
Anthony [Gordon]: Russian Ballet Camera Studies by Gordon Anthony, pub. London, Geoffrey Bles, 1939 first edition, tipped in plates, half blue cloth; The Sleeping Princess, Camera Studies by Gordon Anthony, pub.George Routledge & Son Ltd, 1940; Brahms [Caryl]: Robert Helpmann Choreographer, illus. Tunbridge-Sedgwick, pub. B.T. Batsford Ltd., 1943 first edition; plus five others related and a collection of photographic postcards, two featuring and signed by Robert Helpmann in Hamlet and a Sadlers Wells theatre ticket for a c.1940's production also signed by Robert Helpmann, the choreographer.
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 675
Hoover [Herbert Clark] and Hoover [Lou Henry] trans: Georgius Agricola de Re Metallica, pub. The Mining Magazine, London 1912, numbered 00173 to the title page, vellum.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £260
Lot 676
Dugdale [Thomas]: Curiosities of Great Britain, England and Wales Delineated, pub. L. Tallis, London, Edinburgh and Dublin, vols 1-9, numerous illustrations and fold-out map, brown cloth; Woodward [H.B.]: Stanfords Geological Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland, fourth edition. (10)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 677
Cary [John]: Cary's Traveller's Companion, or a Delineation of the Turnpike Roads of England and Wales, printed for G and J Cary Engravers, 86 St. James Street, 1824, with forty engraved and coloured county maps and one folding map, marbled boards and brown calf.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 679
The Peep Show, All the Fun of the Fair, a sketch book of risque watercolours, circa 1930's to 1950's, themes include seaside humour and interior scenes, twenty-seven pages.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £230
Lot 680
A Collection of Vanity Fair Publications and Chromolithograph Prints, 1893, including fifty caricatures by artists including Spy, Quiz, Ape etc. of politicians, lawyers, sportsmen, scientists, actors, authors and aristocracy, all loose-detached.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £1082
Lot 681
Nightingale [Florence]: Notes on Nursing, London, Harrison (The Rights of Translation Reserved), pub. circa 1860, with advertisements for the Foreign Office List and Burke's Peerage for 1860 to front endpaper, publishers green/black pebbled cloth, gilt lettering, spine and some pages loose and taped.
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 682
Bourke [Myles]: Badoli the Ox, pub. Howard B. Timmins & George Allen and Unwin Ltd., llus. Stella Bailey, de-luxe edition number 48/225 copies signed by the author and the illustrator, half tan calfboards, twelve tipped in colour illustrations with tissue guards; The Memoirs of a Lady of Quality, being Lady Van's Memoirs, illus. Vera Willoughby, pub. London, Peter Davies, 1925, number 399/550 copies, rough cut pages; Brangwyn [Frank]: The Bridge, a Chapter in the History of Building, 1926 first edition, pub. John Lane, The Bodley Head, untrimmed pages, tan cloth; plus three others. (6)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £80
Lot 683
Barrie [J.M.]: Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, illus. Arthur Rackham, Folio Society, 2004; The Arabian Nights, illus. E.J. Detmold, Folio Society 1999; East of the Sun West of the Moon, illus. Kay Nielson, Folio Society 2000, all in slipcases. (3)
Estimate:  £40 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 684
Hansi [L'Oncle]: L'Histoire D'Alsace, (in French), pub. H. Floury, Paris 1913, one of a limited edition of fifty copies on Chinese paper, folio, 99pp, numerous colour illustrations, pictorial blue cloth (faded and spine loose); Rabier [Benjamin]: Cadet Paquet, pub. F. Juven, Paris (in French), rebound by Knell & Sons circa 1900, gilt tooled tan watered silk effect binding; A Fairy Garland, being fairy tales from The Old Friend, illus. Edmund Dulac, pub. London, Cassell & Co., 1928 blue cloth. (3)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £85
Lot 685
Butler [Colonel Sir W.F. K.C.B.]: Campaign of the Cataracts, Being a Personal Narrative of The Great Nile Expedition of 1884-5, pub. London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1887, first edition, illus. by Lady Butler, folding map of the Nile from the Mediterranean to the Equitorial Lakes present, rebound half calf; Parry [Judge Edward Abbott: The Seven Lamps of Advocacy, pub. T. Fisher Unwin Ltd, 1923, half blue marbled boards. (2)
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 686
The History of Conisborough Castle, with Glimpses of Ivanhoe-Land, compiled by Henry Ecroyd Smith, printed for the subscriber, Robert White, Worksop, 1887, one of 150 copied printed, original red cloth; Tomlinson [John]: The Level of Hatfield Chace and Parts Adjacent, pub. John Tomlinson, Doncaster, original green cloth; Wainwright [John]: Yorkshire, an Historical and Topographical Introduction to a Knowledge of the Ancient State of the Wapentake, of Strafford and Tickhill, pub. John Blackwell, Sheffield, 1829, rebound half calf and marbled boards; The History & Antiquities of Thorne, with some account of the drainage of Hatfield Chace, pub. J. Mason, Thorne, 1874, green cloth; two Ordnance Survey fold-out linen maps of Snaith & Goole and Doncaster and one other. (7)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £140
Lot 687
Dunston [G., M.I.M.E]: The Rivers of Axholme, with a History of the Navigable Rivers and Canals of the District, pub. A. Brown & Sons, London, 1909, four fold-out maps and plans, portrait frontis, green cloth; Bogg [Edmund]: The Old Kingdom of Elmet and the Ainsty of York, 1902, green cloth; Wilkinson [J]: Worthies, Families and Celebrities of Barnsley and District, first series, pub., Bemrose & Sons, London, gilt and black lined to red cloth; Rev. W. Parker Stamper (Vicar): Youlgrave, a Derbyshire Village, pub 1902, and a Collins Railway & Telegraph Map of Derbyshire. (5)
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £80
Lot 690
A Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson Oak Bread Board, of canted rectangular form, with carved mouse signature, 30 x 25cm.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £170
Lot 691
A Victorian Walnut Inlaid Dome Topped Tea Caddy, with lidded compartments to the interior.
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 692
An Early XX Century Oak and Silver Plated Tantalus, the mounts inscribed "Walker & Hall, Sheffield, The Only Hold Fast Patent", containing three cut glass spirit decanters and stoppers, with key, 32 x 38cm.
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £180
Lot 693
A Mid XIX Century Amboyna Wood Glove Box, of rectangular form with canted corners, the cover inlaid with mother of pearl decoration, the interior with a blue silk lining and fall front, containing a set of dominoes.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 694
A Regency Rosewood Work Box, of sarcophagus form, with brass lion mask handles, lined interior, raised on lyre support with swept legs and brass castors.
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 695
A Mid XIX Century Coromandel Tea Caddy, of rectangular form with domed cover opening to reveal two covered compartments, applied ropetwist decoration and central blue Jasperware plaque, 16cm high, 22.5cm long.
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 696
A Pair of Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson Oak Bookends, with carved mouse signature, 15cms high. (2)
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £190
Lot 697
A Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson Carved Oak Owl, carved standing, holding a mouse in it's talon, on a rockwork base, 32cm high.
Estimate:  £500 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £2700
Lot 698
A Mid-Late XIX Century Coromandel Writing Slope, with pierced brass mounts, the hinged cover enclosing a fitted interior, with two ink wells and compartments above a velvet lined slope, with gilt tooling and greek key border, 35.5cm long.
Estimate:  £100 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £210
Lot 699
A Late XIX Century Oak Oval Wall Hanging Crest, carved with a fawn above a coronet, all within a beadwork and scolling border, 43 x 36cm.
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £95
Lot 700
A Makonde (Tanzania) Carved Hardwood Ancestral Figure Columnar Group, XX Century, 82cm high.
Estimate:  £40 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 701
A Mid XIX Century Rosewood Work Box, with central mother of pearl panel, the interior with lift-out tray containing bobbins, thimbles, button hook and other needlework accessories, 12.5 x 30 x 22.5cm.
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 702
An Early XIX Century Mahogany and Satinwood Inlaid Tea Caddy, of sarcophagus form, raised on bun feet, opening to reveal two lidded compartments and central vacant compartment, brass lion mask ring handles to each side, 16 x 29cm.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 703
A Mid XIX Century Walnut Dressing Table Box, the hinged lid with central mother of pearl shield enclosing a fitted interior with silver plated mounted glass jars and bottles, single drawer below.
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £90
Lot 704
A Mid XIX Century Work Box, lacquered and painted with white flowers between faux marbled bands, opening to reveal a fitted tray containing sewing accessories, including bobbins, pincushions etc.
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £150
Lot 705
An Early XIX Century Mahogany Tea Caddy, of sarcophagus form with brass inlay and turned handles, raised on bun feet, opening to reveal two lidded compartments between a central cut glass mixing bowl, 17 x 34cm; A Truncheon, stamped CP and a crown, 37cm long; A Pair of Wooden Vases, of baluster form, with frilled rims, raised on circular feet, 17cm high. (4)
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 706
A Late XIX Century Bamboo Horse Measuring Cane, with interior boxwood measure, marked in metres and hands, with fold-out brass arm, the handle of knobbled bulbous form, 96.5cm long; An Umbrella Walking Cane, 88cm long. (2)
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £170
Lot 707
An Early XX Century Sword Stick, in a wooden scabbard with silver plated mounts, 97cm long overall; A Cane, opening to reveal a glass flask, the copper cap containing a glass goblet, 89.5cm long. (2)
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £160
Lot 708
An Early XX Century Carved Dog's Head Walking Stick, with inset glass eyes, 89cm long.
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 709
A Pair of Late XIX Century Spelter Urns and Covers, with brass liners, the shaped circular bowls each with three handles also forming the feet, upon circular bases, elaborately decorated with flowers and foliage and raised on square footed marble bases, 40cm high. (2)
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 710
A Late XIX Century Copper Log Bucket, hand hammered and riveted, of tapered cylindrical form with outcurved rim, 53cm diameter.
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 711
A Sudanese Triple Dagger, the blades stamped with geometric decoration, the central example with carved wood grip, the flanking examples with animal horn grips, all within a crocodile skin covered sheath, XX Century, 33.5cm overall.
Estimate:  £40 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £110
Lot 712
CIRCLE OF FRANS FRANCKEN (1581-1642)
Crucifiction of Christ, oil on copper,
19.5 x 16cm.
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £2300
Lot 713
A Cast Aluminium Car Mascot Style Jaguar, stamped "D P Carter, Pontefract", 42cm long.
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £130
Lot 714
An Arts & Crafts Enamel Plaque, of rectangular form, depicting a fantasy castle and rainbow in an apple tree with guarding dragon at its base, examination label to reverse, 18.2 x 6.1cm.
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £580
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