Printed Books and Maps
27 Nov 2012, starting at 10:30 GMT.

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NAVAL - PROSTITUTION. Statement Respecting the Prevalence of Certain Immoral Practices in His Majesty's Navy, 1821

NISBET (ALEXANDER) A System of Heraldry, Speculative and Practical... Illustrated with Suitable Examples of Armorial Figures... of the Most Considerable Surnames and Families of Scotland, 2 vol., 1816; and 4 others, Scottish interest (6)

RUNDELL (MARIA ELIZA)] A New System of Domestic Cookery... by a Lady. A New Edition, Corrected, 1813; and 5 others (6)

SLAVERY DICKSON (WILLIAM) Letters on Slavery... to Which Are Added, Addresses to the Whites, and to the Free Negroes of Barbadoes, FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY inscribed on front free endpaper "To Sir James Johnstone of Elphinstone and Westerhall... Member of Parliament for the Burgh of Dumfries... [from] his much obliged most obedient humble servant the Author", 1789; and 3 others (4)

SPORTING CHALMERS (PATRICK R.) Gun-Dogs, 1931; and 18 others (19)

THAMES FROST FAIR. Handbill souvenir of the 1739-1740 Frost Fair on the Thames, in a Book of Common Prayer

THAMES GRIFFITHS (ROGER) An Essay to Prove that the Jurisdiction and Conservancy of the River Thames, &c. is Committed to the Lord Mayor and City of London, 1748

THEATRE A collection of theatre posters, of productions put on by the theatrical impressario Peter Daubeny, including performances by Maurice Chevalier (pictorial poster by Badia Vilato, depicting a smiling Chevalier in his straw hat and tie, with an image of the Paris Metro, signed and inscribed by Chevalier), Peter Ustinov, Flora Robson, Anthony Quayle, Michael Redgrave, Richard Attenborough, overseas dance troupes, etc.; 2 large photographs of Flora Robson in a production of "The Aspen Papers", including one with Michael Redgrave signed by the photographer Angus McBean (quantity)

WITCHCRAFT BERNARD (RICHARD) A Guide to Grand-jury Men, Divided into Two Books: In the First, is the Authors Best Advice to Them What to Doe, before They Bring in a Billa vera in Cases of Witchcraft, with a Christian Direction to Such as Are Too Much Given Upon Every Crosse to Think Themselves Bewitched. In the Second, is a Treatise Touching Witches, Good and Bad, How They May be Knowne, Evicted, and Condemned... the Second Addition [sic], 1629

AMBROTYPES A collection of approximately 60 portraits, 1860s and later; including a cased stereviewer, several empty cases, a number of additional photographs and some photograghic competition medals (small quantity)

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