The Stuart B. Schimmel Forgery Collection; and other properties

23 May 2012, starting at 14:00 BST .

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POST OFFICE. TOMBS (ROBERT CHARLES) The London Postal Service at Christmas 1891, 1892; and 11 others

POST OFFICE. The Blackfriars Magazine, vol. 6-10 bound in 2, 1888-1890; and others

POST OFFICE. PRESTON (F.) A Series of Caricature Plates of the Post Office, [c.1890-1910]

PROSPERI (LIBERIO) "LIB". Catalogue of original Caricatures... exhibited at 24 Mincing lane... will be sold by Auction (without reserve) at the London Commercial Sale Rooms, 1884

RICHARDSON (BENJAMIN WARD) On the Medical History and Treatment of the Diseases of the Teeth, 1860; and 15 others

RUSKIN (JOHN) Two Letters, 1890; and 10 others

RUSKIN (JOHN) Ruskin's Romance, 1889; and another

SHELLEY (MARY) The Choice, a Poem on Shelley's Death, 1876; and 4 others

SHELLEY (PERCY BYSSHE) Letters to Elizabeth Hitchener. Now First Published

SHELLEY (PERCY BYSSHE) The Daemon of the World, FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 2 COPIES ON SPECIAL PAPER, 1876

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