Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs
12 Jun 2012, starting at 14:00 BST.

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1 BACON (FRANCIS) Sylva Sylvarum... fifth Edition, 1639; and 3 others (4) £1,625
US$ 2,731
€1,971
2 BARTHOLOMAEUS ANGLICUS De proprietatis rerum, 1535 £27,500
US$ 46,222
€33,361
3 BEDE, The Venerable The Historie of the Church of England... Translated out of Latin into English by Thomas Stapleton, 1622 £5,250
US$ 8,824
€6,369
4 CHAUCER (GEOFFREY) The Workes... Newlie Printed, 1561 £2,375
US$ 3,991
€2,881
5 ENS (GASPAR) Nucleus Historico-Politicus, 1618; and another bound in one vol. £1,250
US$ 2,101
€1,516
6 EVELYN (JOHN) Numismata. A Discourse of Medals, 1697 £600
US$ 1,008
€727
7 FOXE (JOHN) The First Volume of the Ecclesiasticall History... Actes and Monumentes...Sufferyng of Martyrs, 1570 £5,625
US$ 9,454
€6,823
8 GILDAS The Epistle... Faithfully Translated out of the Orginall Latine [by Thomas Abington], 1638; and 3 others (4) £1,187
US$ 1,995
€1,440
9 HAKLUYT (RICHARD) The Principal Navigations, Voiages and Discoveries of the English Nation, 3 vol. in 2, FIRST EDIITON, 1598-1600 £11,250
US$ 18,909
€13,647
10 HICKES (GEORGE) Antiquae literaturae septentrionalis, vol. one (of 2), comprising 5 parts, 1705; and 3 others (4) £437
US$ 735
€530
11 JOHNSTONE (JAMES) Antiquitates Celto-Scandicae, 1786; and 2 others (3) £312
US$ 525
€379
12 LUDOLF (HIOB) A New History of Ethiopia... Second Edition, 1984; and 3 others (4) £725
US$ 1,218
€879
13 MALTHUS (THOMAS) An Essay on the Principle of Population or, a View of Its Past and Present Effects on Human Happiness... a New Edition, Very Much Enlarged, 1803; and another (2) £750
US$ 1,260
€909
14 MARVELL (ANDREW) Miscellaneous Poems, 1681; and another (2) £2,750
US$ 4,622
€3,336
15 MATTHEW, of Westminster. Flores historiam, 1570 £2,500
US$ 4,202
€3,032
16 PERINGSKIOLD (JOHAN, editor) Wilkina Saga, eller Historien om Konung Thiderich af Bern, 1715; and 5 others (6) £500
US$ 840
€606
17 PURCELL (HENRY) Orpheus Britannicus, vol. one (of 2) £1,000
US$ 1,680
€1,213
18 RAY (JOHN) Observations Topographical, Moral & Physiological; Made in a Journey through Part of the Low-Countries, Germany, Italy and France ...with a Catalogue of Plants, 2 parts in one, FIRST EDITION, 1673; and 3 others (4) £687
US$ 1,155
€834
19 THUCYDIDES Eight Bookes of the Peloponnesian Warre... Out of the Greeke by Thomas Hobbes, FINE COPY, 1634 £4,375
US$ 7,353
€5,307
20 THUCYDIDES The Hystory...translated oute of the Frenche...by Thomas Nicolls, Citezeine and Goldesmyth of London, 1550 £2,375
US$ 3,991
€2,881
21 WALLIS (JOHN) A Treatise of Algebra, 1685 £6,500
US$ 10,925
€7,885
22 ANNE, Queen. Letter signed ("Anne R") and subscribed, in French, to the Dowager Duchess of Savoy, 1708 £1,750
US$ 2,941
€2,123
23 ANTONISZOON (CORNELIS) The Safegard of Saylers, or Great Rutter. Contayning the Courses, Distances, Soundings, Flouds and Ebbes, with the Markes for the Entring of Sundry Harboroughs, both of England, France, Spaine, Ireland, Flaunders, and the Sounds of Denmarke, with Other Necessary Rules of Common Navigation. Translated...by Robert Norman, 1632 £5,000
US$ 8,404
€6,065
24 ATLAS - WORLD. MARTIN (ROBERT MONTGOMERY) The Illustrated Atlas, and Modern History of the World. [1851] £2,750
US$ 4,622
€3,336
25 ATLAS - WORLD. Maps of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, 3 vol. in one vol. (including "The Stars in Six Maps"), 1849 £1,000
US$ 1,680
€1,213
27 BEARDSLEY (AUBREY) Beardsley's illustrated copy of Stéphane Mallarmé's L'après midi d'une faune, with the autograph decorations by Beardsley [c.1893] £16,250
US$ 27,313
€19,713
29 BEERBOHM (MAX) Autograph self-caricature, signed, 1899 £1,250
US$ 2,101
€1,516
30 BLACKBURNE (ANNA) Autograph Letter of Wishes appended to her will by the botanist Anna Blackburne, 1792 £1,625
US$ 2,731
€1,971
31 BOLTON (JAMES) Harmonia Ruralis, or, an Essay towards a Natural History of British Song Birds... New Edition, Revised and Augmented, 2 vol. bound in one, 1845 £1,750
US$ 2,941
€2,123
33 BRONTË (CHARLOTTE) Autograph letter signed ("C Brontë"), to Miss Holmes, complimenting her on her book, 1852 £11,250
US$ 18,909
€13,647
34 BROOKE (RUPERT) Photographic partrait by Sherrill Scheel, [1913] £750
US$ 1,260
€909
35 BRUNEL (ISAMBARD KINGDOM) Estimates and plans for the construction of docks at Gloucester for the Gloucester Dean Forest Railway in 1846 £1,625
US$ 2,731
€1,971
36 BUNNY (EDMUND) Of Divorce for Adulterie, and Marrying Againe; that There is No Sufficient Warrant So to Do, 1610 £2,250
US$ 3,781
€2,729
37 CARICATURE - McLEAN (THOMAS) A Select Collection of Humorous Engravings, Caricatures &c. By Various Artists. Selected & Arranged by Thomas McLean, [c.1827-1829] £6,250
US$ 10,505
€7,582
38 CARICATURE "Caricatures by Cruikshank, Rowlandson, Woodward, Etc. 1799-1822" £4,000
US$ 6,723
€4,852
39 CARTER (HOWARD) The remaining papers of Howard Carter, retained by the Carter family, comprising autograph drafts of his account of the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun, lecture notes on the discovery, incoming correspondence, including letters from fellow Egyptologists and copies of outgoing letters, photographs, equipment used by him as an archaeologist, and material relating to his own death and funerary rites £109,250
US$ 183,629
€132,536
40 CHINA - TIENTSIN and PEKING An album of 24 topographical and architectural views of the Imperial Palace, temples and street scenes [c.1885] £13,750
US$ 23,111
€16,680
41 CHURCHILL (WINSTON) Photograph signed ("WSChurchill" on mount"), showing Churchill seated with his right arm resting on the edge of the Cabinet table, [c.1941] £1,125
US$ 1,890
€1,364
42 CHURCHILL (WINSTON) Photograph signed an dated on mount ("Winston S. Churchill/ 1951"), showing Churchill half-length seated in a bergère, 1951 £1,187
US$ 1,995
€1,440
43 CHURCHILL (WINSTON) The River War, 2 vol., third impression, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, SIGNED AND DATED ("Winston S. Churchill/Dec. 28. 1900"), 1900 £2,750
US$ 4,622
€3,336
44 CHURCHILL (WINSTON) Typed letter signed ("Winston S. Churchill"), to his Swedish publisher Bertil Sterner, 1954 £750
US$ 1,260
€909
48 CHURCHILL (WINSTON) Typed letter signed ("Winston S. Churchill"), to his Swedish publisher Bertil Sterner, 1960 £475
US$ 798
€576
49 COLLECTION - BLACKBURNE PAPERS. Miscellaneous papers of the Blackburne family, principally of Orford Hall, near Warrington £900
US$ 1,512
€1,091
50 COLMENERO DE LEDESMA (ANTONIO) - WADSWORTH (JAMES, translator) Chocolate: or an Indian Drinke. By the wise and moderate use whereof, health is preserved, sicknesse diverted, and cured, J.G. for John Dakins, dwelling neare the Vine Taverne in Holborne, where this Tract, together with the Chocolate itselfe, may be had at reasonable rates, 1652 £6,875
US$ 11,555
€8,340
51 COMIC MAP ROSE (FREDERICK W.) Angling in Troubled Waters - A Serio-Comic Map of Europe, 1899 £3,500
US$ 5,882
€4,246
53 COOK (JAMES) [A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean], Atlas only, [1784] £5,500
US$ 9,244
€6,672
54 CRICK (FRANCIS) Autograph letter signed ('Francis), to Larry Bachmann, 1993 £1,500
US$ 2,521
€1,819
55 CROMWELL (THOMAS) £13,750
US$ 23,111
€16,680
56 DANIELL (SAMUEL) Certaine Small Workes Heretofore Divulged by Samuel Daniell One of the Groomes of the Queenes Maiesties Most Honourable Priuie Chamber, and Now Againe by Him Corrected and Augmented, 1611 £5,000
US$ 8,404
€6,065
58 DICKENS (CHARLES) Autograph letter to John Forster, concerning the dedication of Pickwick Papers to Talfourd, [1837] £1,125
US$ 1,890
€1,364
59 DICKENS (CHARLES) Autograph letter signed ("CD"), to his schoolfellow and solicitor Thomas Mitton, summarizing the accounts for Master Humphrey's Clock, [1840] £1,312
US$ 2,206
€1,592
60 DICKENS (CHARLES) Collection of letters and printed ephemera, deriving from the collection of Marion Ely, niece of Thomas Noon Talfourd £1,375
US$ 2,311
€1,668
61 ELIOT (T.S) Prufrock and Other Observations, FIRST EDITION, LIMITED TO 500 COPIES, Egoist Press, 1917 £4,375
US$ 7,353
€5,307
62 ELIOT (T.S) Poems, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE of the author's second book of poetry, Hogarth Press, 1919 £3,500
US$ 5,882
€4,246
63 ELIOT (T.S.) Portrait of Eliot by Pwys Evans, pen and ink drawing, [c.1922] £750
US$ 1,260
€909
64 ELIOT (T.S.) The Waste Land, first English edition, Hogarth Press, 1923 £4,750
US$ 7,983
€5,762
66 FALCONRY - SALVIN (FRANCIS HENRY) and WILLIAM BRODRICK Falconry in the British Isles, FIRST EDITION, 1855 £2,500
US$ 4,202
€3,032
67 FALCONRY - SALVIN (FRANCIS HENRY) and WILLIAM BRODRICK. Falconry in the British Isles... Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged, 1873 £2,375
US$ 3,991
€2,881
69 FRANCE and ITALY DURING NAPOLEON'S FIRST EXILE. Series of 24 autograph letters by J.J. Blackburne to his father John Blackburne, MP, of Warrington, written while travelling in France, Switzerland, Germany, Italy and Brussels between 1814 and 1816 £1,750
US$ 2,941
€2,123
70 FRITH (FRANCIS) Egypt, Sinai, and Jerusalem: a series of Twenty Photographic Views...With descriptions by Mrs. Poole and Reginald Stuart Poole, William Mackenzie, [1858] £337,250
US$ 566,856
€409,135
71 FRITH (FRANCIS) Egypt and Palestine Photographed and Described, 2 vol. in one, [1858-9] £30,000
US$ 50,424
€36,394
72 FRITH (FRANCIS) Lower Egypt, Thebes and The Pyramids; Upper Egypt and Ethiopia; Sinai and Palestine; Egypt, Sinai and Palestine...Supplementary Volume, 4 vol., 1862-3 £38,450
US$ 64,627
€46,645
74 GAMGEE (JOHN SAMPSON) History of a Successful Case of Amputation at the Hip-Joint (the limb 48 inches in circumference, 90 pounds weight), 1865 £1,187
US$ 1,995
€1,440
75 GENGA (BERNARDINO) Anatomy Improv'd and Illustrated with Regard to the Uses thereof in Designing: Not Only Laid Down from an Examen of the Bones and Muscles of the HUman Body, but also Demonstrated and Exemplified from the Most Celebrated Antique Statues in Rome, [1723] £1,125
US$ 1,890
€1,364
76 GEORGE II. Letter signed ("George R") and subscribed, to the King to the Two Sicilies, 1745 £1,250
US$ 2,101
€1,516
77 GEORGE III. Autograph letter signed ("George R"), to his Lord Chancellor (Lord Thurlow), giving news of his improved health, 1789 £2,062
US$ 3,466
€2,502
78 GEORGE III. Autograph 'copy' of a letter from his son the Prince of Wales, to the Prince's mother, the Queen, written out for the Prime Minister, William Pitt, 1786 £875
US$ 1,470
€1,061
79 GISSING (GEORGE) Autograph letter signed to his old school friend, Dr Harry Hick, famously calling Hardy's latest novel 'Jude the Obscene', 1896 £2,500
US$ 4,202
€3,032
80 GISSING (GEORGE) and H.G. WELLS. Typed memorandum for the American edition of Gissing's Novel The Town Traveller £1,500
US$ 2,521
€1,819
81 GOYA Y LUCIENTES (FRANCISCO JOSE DE) [La tauromaquia] La taureaumachie, 1876 £7,500
US$ 12,606
€9,098
82 GOYA Y LUCIENTES (FRANCISCO JOSE DE) Los Desastres de la guerra, FIRST EDITION, later impression, 80 plates, [1863] £22,500
US$ 37,818
€27,295
83 GREAT EXHIBITION, 1851. Reports of the Juries with 154 calotypes, Official catalogue and Medals. Presentation Set to Commissioner P. Pusey in 9 volumes £34,850
US$ 58,576
€42,278
85 HAMILTON (WILLIAM) and HANCARVILLE (PIERRE FRANÇOIS HUGUES D') Antiquités Etrusques, Grecques et Romaines. Tirées du cabinet de M. Hamilton, FIRST EDITION, vol. 1-3 and part of vol. 4 bound in 3, John Flaxman's copy, Naples, 1766-1767 [c.1776] £15,000
US$ 25,212
€18,197
87 HARDY (THOMAS) Important series of nine letters to the poet Arthur Symons, eight of them autograph and one typed, all signed ('Thomas Hardy' or Th. Hardy'), 1900-1926 £6,250
US$ 10,505
€7,582
88 HELPS (Sir ARTHUR) The manuscript of 'Friends in Council', new series, the printer's copy, [1859] £1,750
US$ 2,941
€2,123
90 HONG KONG An album of approximately 155 images compiled by a (later) Major Fitzroy, Royal Artillery, recording service in Hong Kong, the typhoon of 1906 and visits to Peking £1,062
US$ 1,785
€1,288
91 HUNT (WILLIAM HOLMAN) Six long apparently unpublished autograph letters signed, ABOUT HIS MAJOR PAINTING THE SHADOW OF DEATH, to the painter, art historian and critic [Frederic] Stephens, 1871-1872 £3,250
US$ 5,462
€3,942
92 IRELAND - DERING (Sir EDWARD) Autograph list of nineteen legal points evidently relating to Dering's work as a Commissioner for executing the Act of Settlement of Ireland, [c.1662] £600
US$ 1,008
€727
93 JAMES (WILLIAM) Autograph letter signed ('Wm James'), to Mrs Thaw, about the celebrated visit of the internationally famous Italian medium E[usapia] P[alladino] to America in 1909 £1,250
US$ 2,101
€1,516
94 JAMES I'S PRIVY COUNCIL and THE FUNERAL OF ELIZABETH I. Conclusion of a Privy Council warrant, directed to the Lord Treasurer, signed by fourteen members of James I's Privy Council, 1603 £2,000
US$ 3,361
€2,426
95 JAMES II. Document signed ("James R" at head), to Edward Lord Cornbury, Colonel of the Royal Regiment of Dragoons, 1687 £1,250
US$ 2,101
€1,516
96 JOYCE (JAMES) A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, FIRST EDITION OF JOYCE'S FIRST NOVEL, THE ENGLISH ISSUE, ONE OF 750 COPIES, [1916] £812
US$ 1,365
€985
97 JUNG (CARL GUSTAV) Modern Man in Search of a Soul, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, 1936 £1,812
US$ 3,046
€2,198
98 JUNG (CARL GUSTAV) Photograph, signed on the mount, [c.1960] £1,750
US$ 2,941
€2,123
99 KELMSCOTT PRESS MORRIS (WILLIAM) News from Nowhere: or, an Epoch of Rest, being Some Chapters from a Utopian Romance, 1892 £2,750
US$ 4,622
€3,336
100 KIPLING (RUDYARD) Autograph and typed letter signed with initials, to Rider Haggard, 1923 £1,250
US$ 2,101
€1,516
101 LABORDE (ALEXANDRE LOUIS JOSEPH, Comte de) Les monumens de la France classés chronologiquement et considérés sous le rapport des faits historiques, 2 vol., 1816-1836 £1,750
US$ 2,941
€2,123
102 LAURENT (HENRI) Le Musée Royal... ou cabinet de gravures d'après les plus beaux tableaux statues et bas-reliefs, 2 vol., 1816-1818 £1,187
US$ 1,995
€1,440
104 LAWRENCE (T.E.) Autograph letter signed ("TEShaw"), to John Steinman, press officer and photographer at the Air Ministry, 1929 £1,125
US$ 1,890
€1,364
107 LAWRENCE (T.E.) The Diary of T.E. Lawrence 1911, NUMBER 140 OF 130 COPIES, Corvinus Press, 1937 £1,125
US$ 1,890
€1,364
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