Fine Books, Maps and Manuscripts

11 Nov 2015, starting at 13:00 GMT.

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SELLER (JOHN) The Coasting Pilot: Describing the Sea Coasts, Channels, Soundings... Beacons, and Sea-marks, Upon the Coasts of England, Holland, Flanders & France, With Directions to Bring a Shipp into any Harbour on the Said Coasts, John Seller, to be sold at his shop at the Hermitage Staires in Wapping: and by William Fisher... John Thornton... John Colson... and by James Atkinson, [1672 or later]

RUPERT BEAR BESTALL (ALFRED E.) Original cover artwork for the Daily Express Annual 1970, [1970]

TEMPEST (MARGARET) Three fine original watercolour illustrations, designed for Alison Uttley's 'The Squirrel, the Hare and the Little Grey Rabbit', [1929]

TEMPEST (MARGARET) Three fine original watercolour illustrations, used in Alison Uttley's 'Little Grey Rabbit's Christmas', [1939]

TEMPEST (MARGARET) Fine original watercolour illustration, used in Alison Uttley's 'Little Grey Rabbit's Washing-day', [1938]

SEARLE (RONALD) Two original pen and ink illustrations for The Compleet Molesworth, comprising: [c.1948]

ALBUM - RUSSIA AND NATURAL HISTORY An late eighteenth century album, including a series of good botanical watercolours (20), a fine watercolour view of Moscow, 40 hand-coloured costume plates from Description de toutes les nations de l'empire de Russie by Johann Gottlieb Georgi, and some later material including 2 watercolours of the destruction of the Houses of Parliament, miscellaneous lithographs and engravings, [c.1790-1800, and later]

ARABIA - ANTIQUITIES MUNCHERJEE (KAIKY, Collector) "A Marvellous Collection of Rare, Authentic, Genuine, Ancient, Humarites & Sabeans Antiques of Ancient Southern Arabia... 2400 Years Old. In the Possession of Kaiky Muncherjee, Steamer Point, Aden. Open to Wholesale Sale" [printed title label on upper cover], [Bombay, 1925]

ARABIC Manuscript document, reporting on the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed V's fatwa against the Allies, and call to arms of Muslims to resist the English and French, [?Sudan, 1914/15], with a typescript synopsis in English; and a large bifolium Ottoman news sheet mostly relating to events in Egypt, 445 x 290mm., [early twentieth century] (2)

ARABIC Manuscript prayers about/for the Prophet, [Subcontinent, late eighteenth/early nineteenth century]; and 2 other early nineteenth century manuscripts in Arabic, one of Persian verse, the other a compendium of medical texts, both probably copied in the Subcontinent (3)

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