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
255 A mounted and cased 31lb pike, £2,750
US$ 4,622
€3,336
256 A 12lb.10ozs mounted and cased carp, £1,125
US$ 1,890
€1,364
259 Two exotic botanical models, early 20th century, (2) £1,062
US$ 1,785
€1,288
260 A disarticulated skeletal display of a South East Asian Rhinoceros Beetle Chalcosoma Caucasus. £625
US$ 1,050
€758
261 A large unworked Coco de Mer nut (Lodoicea Maldivica) £1,625
US$ 2,731
€1,971
262 An unworked Coco de Mer nut (Lodoicea Maldivica) 10ins.(25cm) long. £562
US$ 945
€682
265 A pair of decorative butterfly displays, 2 £1,500
US$ 2,521
€1,819
270 A pair of cameo engraved helmet shells, Cassis Madagascarensis 2 £687
US$ 1,155
€834
271 A pair of early 19th century shell valentines £1,625
US$ 2,731
€1,971
273 A display of Sea Urchin and Clamshells, £625
US$ 1,050
€758
274 A shellwork flower display, £812
US$ 1,365
€985
275 A pair of Giant Clam Shells (Family Tridacnidae) £1,125
US$ 1,890
€1,364
277 A shellwork figurine, £437
US$ 735
€530
279 A 19th century shellwork display box. 20.5x14x3ins. (52x36x7.5cm) £3,000
US$ 5,042
€3,639
280 A pair of engraved Pearl Oyster shell, Pinctada margaritifera. 2 £3,000
US$ 5,042
€3,639
281 A collection of engraved Pearl Oyster shell, Pinctada margaritifera. 3 £687
US$ 1,155
€834
284 A Venus Flower Basket specimen(Euplectella aspergillum) and other Marine curiosities, 6 £312
US$ 525
€379
285 The skeletons of four varieties of Boxfish (Family Ostraciidae), £1,062
US$ 1,785
€1,288
286 The skeleton of a Peacock Flounder (Bothus Mancus), £875
US$ 1,470
€1,061
287 A Walrus Baculum, or Penis bone. £1,000
US$ 1,680
€1,213
288 The skeleton of a cock chicken, £625
US$ 1,050
€758
291 A cave bear jaw, Ursus spelaeus, Romania, £625
US$ 1,050
€758
292 The skeleton of a Sacred Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus), £1,250
US$ 2,101
€1,516
293 The skeleton of a Hammerhead Fruit bat (Hypsignathus monstrosus), £937
US$ 1,575
€1,137
297 A mounted skeleton of a Pigmy Hippopotamus (Choeropsis liberiensis) £11,250
US$ 18,909
€13,647
298 The skeleton of a Blue and Gold Macaw (Ara Ararauna), £1,625
US$ 2,731
€1,971
301 A reconstructed Elephant Bird Egg (Aepyomis Maximus) £2,500
US$ 4,202
€3,032
302 An impressive and large pair of Irish Elk horns (Megaloceros giganteus)) £15,000
US$ 25,212
€18,197
303 A giant Irish elk antler (Megaloceros giganteus), £1,000
US$ 1,680
€1,213
304 Three freeforms with inset ammonites, £562
US$ 945
€682
305 A pair of decorative polished Cleoniceras sp. ammonites, £1,062
US$ 1,785
€1,288
306 A trio of ammonites, £687
US$ 1,155
€834
307 A 'Mass mortality' ammonite cluster, £562
US$ 945
€682
308 An impressive large ammonite, £5,625
US$ 9,454
€6,823
309 A rare and decorative pink ammonite, £3,125
US$ 5,252
€3,791
310 A large ammonite Dorset, UK, Mesozoic Era: Lower Jurassic, Lower Sinemurian, Lower Lias; Blue Lias, around 200 million years ago £875
US$ 1,470
€1,061
311 A Pecten bed, £1,375
US$ 2,311
€1,668
316 A fossilised fish, £600
US$ 1,008
€727
320 A pair of fossilised wood samples, worked as ashtrays, £750
US$ 1,260
€909
321 A fossilised Sycamore leaf, £875
US$ 1,470
€1,061
322 A dragon fly fossil, £3,500
US$ 5,882
€4,246
323 A good collection of six petrified wood specimens, Triassic period (235 million years ago) £3,125
US$ 5,252
€3,791
324 A selection of petrified wood specimens, Triassic period (235 million years ago) £2,500
US$ 4,202
€3,032
326 A petrified wood collection, Triassic period (235 million years ago) £625
US$ 1,050
€758
327 A multicoloured petrified wood slab, £5,625
US$ 9,454
€6,823
329 An Amethyst, £1,375
US$ 2,311
€1,668
330 An Amethyst geode, £562
US$ 945
€682
331 A large Critrine geode, £687
US$ 1,155
€834
332 A rare giant Fuchsite, £1,875
US$ 3,151
€2,274
334 A clear white quartz crystal, £687
US$ 1,155
€834
335 Lapiz Lazuli freeform, £5,625
US$ 9,454
€6,823
336 A black quartz freeform, £3,250
US$ 5,462
€3,942
337 A large Aventurine sphere, £4,000
US$ 6,723
€4,852
340 Three Jasper spheres, £3,000
US$ 5,042
€3,639
342 A collection of twenty four semi-precious mineral eggs, £2,375
US$ 3,991
€2,881
343 A rutilated quartz sphere £625
US$ 1,050
€758
344 A Gibeon meteorite, £3,750
US$ 6,303
€4,549
345 A meteorite freeform, £1,375
US$ 2,311
€1,668
346 A meteorite sphere, £687
US$ 1,155
€834
347 Three mineral clusters, £562
US$ 945
€682
351 A rare Charles Tennant mahogany cabinet of minerals, rocks and fossils, English, dated 1858, £5,000
US$ 8,404
€6,065

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