Gentleman's Library Sale
29 Jan 2013, starting at 14:00 GMT with lot 1.
30 Jan 2013, starting at 10:00 GMT with lot 251.

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LOTS
 of 351
  • Lot 251
    After John Gould. A group of Lilly Trotters (Parra Galinacea:Temm)
    £600 - 800
    US$ 1,000 - 1,300

  • Lot 252
    After John Gould. A Pair of Rock-hopper Penguins (Eudyptes Chrysocome)
    £550 - 750
    US$ 920 - 1,300

  • Lot 253
    After John Gould. A Pair of Pacific White Terns (Gygis Alba Candida)
    £700 - 1,000
    US$ 1,200 - 1,700

  • Lot 254
    After John Gould. A group of Dwarf Cassowary (Casaurius Bennetti:Gould)
    £850 - 1,250
    US$ 1,400 - 2,100

  • Lot 255
    A mounted and cased 31lb pike,
    Sold for £2,750 (US$ 4,622) inc. premium

  • Lot 256
    A 12lb.10ozs mounted and cased carp,
    Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,890) inc. premium

  • Lot 257
    A collection of Talismanic mounted Deer heads, 7
    £1,000 - 1,500
    US$ 1,700 - 2,500

  • Lot 258
    Central European red deer horns, Cervus elaphus hippelaphus,
    £700 - 1,000
    US$ 1,200 - 1,700

  • Lot 259
    Two exotic botanical models, early 20th century, (2)
    Sold for £1,062 (US$ 1,785) inc. premium

  • Lot 260
    A disarticulated skeletal display of a South East Asian Rhinoceros Beetle Chalcosoma Caucasus.
    Sold for £625 (US$ 1,050) inc. premium

  • Lot 261
    A large unworked Coco de Mer nut (Lodoicea Maldivica)
    Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,731) inc. premium

  • Lot 262
    An unworked Coco de Mer nut (Lodoicea Maldivica) 10ins.(25cm) long.
    Sold for £562 (US$ 945) inc. premium

  • Lot 263
    An Antique fire screen bearing a display of Blue Ulysses Swallowtail Butterflies (Paplio Ulysses)
    £1,200 - 1,800
    US$ 2,000 - 3,000

  • Lot 264
    A cased display of Butterflies, Moths and Insects.
    £500 - 700
    US$ 840 - 1,200

  • Lot 265
    A pair of decorative butterfly displays, 2
    Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,521) inc. premium

  • Lot 266
    A large Butterfly display,
    £500 - 700
    US$ 840 - 1,200

  • amended
    Lot 267
    A collection of shellwork souvenirs, 4
    £300 - 500
    US$ 500 - 840

  • Lot 268
    A pair of souvenir shellwork plaques, 2
    £400 - 600
    US$ 670 - 1,000

  • Lot 269
    A shell decorated box, 2
    £300 - 500
    US$ 500 - 840

  • Lot 270
    A pair of cameo engraved helmet shells, Cassis Madagascarensis 2
    Sold for £687 (US$ 1,155) inc. premium

  • Lot 271
    A pair of early 19th century shell valentines
    Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,731) inc. premium

  • Lot 272
    A display of sea shells and coral,
    £600 - 800
    US$ 1,000 - 1,300

  • Lot 273
    A display of Sea Urchin and Clamshells,
    Sold for £625 (US$ 1,050) inc. premium

  • Lot 274
    A shellwork flower display,
    Sold for £812 (US$ 1,365) inc. premium

  • Lot 275
    A pair of Giant Clam Shells (Family Tridacnidae)
    Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,890) inc. premium

  • Lot 276
    A shellwork figurine of a boy,
    £400 - 600
    US$ 670 - 1,000

  • Lot 277
    A shellwork figurine,
    Sold for £437 (US$ 735) inc. premium

  • Lot 278
    A decorative shell floral display.
    £300 - 500
    US$ 500 - 840

  • Lot 279
    A 19th century shellwork display box. 20.5x14x3ins. (52x36x7.5cm)
    Sold for £3,000 (US$ 5,042) inc. premium

  • Lot 280
    A pair of engraved Pearl Oyster shell, Pinctada margaritifera. 2
    Sold for £3,000 (US$ 5,042) inc. premium

  • Lot 281
    A collection of engraved Pearl Oyster shell, Pinctada margaritifera. 3
    Sold for £687 (US$ 1,155) inc. premium

  • Lot 282
    A pair of engraved Turban shells, commemorating the Great Eastern. 2
    £500 - 700
    US$ 840 - 1,200

  • Lot 283
    A pair of engraved Nautilus shell, Nautilus Pompilius
    £400 - 600
    US$ 670 - 1,000

  • Lot 284
    A Venus Flower Basket specimen(Euplectella aspergillum) and other Marine curiosities, 6
    Sold for £312 (US$ 525) inc. premium

  • Lot 285
    The skeletons of four varieties of Boxfish (Family Ostraciidae),
    Sold for £1,062 (US$ 1,785) inc. premium

  • Lot 286
    The skeleton of a Peacock Flounder (Bothus Mancus),
    Sold for £875 (US$ 1,470) inc. premium

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