Books, Atlases, Manuscripts and Photographs

19 Mar 2014, starting at 13:00 GMT .

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BELL (JOHN, publisher) The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to Churchill, 109 vol., Edinburgh, at the Apollo Press, [for John Bell], [1778-1784]

BIBLE, in Mongolian [The Gospel of St. Matthew],, bound with 3 others, [St. Petersburg, Russian Bible Society, 1819-21

BROWNE (THOMAS) A True and Full Coppy of that which was most imperfectly and surreptitiously printed before under the name Religio Medici, FIRST AUTHORISED EDITION, Andrew Crooke, 1643

BUCKINGHAM (GEORGE VILLIERS, FIRST DUKE OF) Autograph letter signed ("Buckingham"), in French, to the French Ambassador at St James's, the Marquis d'Effiat, "De Neumarquet", 3 February 1624[/25]

CARICATURE, ROYALTY and EPHEMERA Album containing approximately 20 items of printed ephemera, 60 large hand-coloured caricatures, by James Gillray (4), George Cruikshank (10), William Heath, Henry Bunbury, Thomas Rowlandson and others, 40 smaller hand-coloured caricatures, and upwards of 50 uncoloured engraved fashion illustrations, [mostly 1810-1830]

CHARLEVOIX (PIERRE FRANCOIS XAVIER DE) Histoire et description générale de la Nouvelle France, 3 vol., Paris, Chez la Veuve Ganeau, 1744

CHARLEY'S AUNT. Family albums relating to the life and career of Brandon Thomas, author of Charley's Aunt, including a fine letter by Walter Sickert

CHINA – SECOND OPIUM WAR "Private Journal H.M.S. Calcutta Kept by H.H. Rawson/ Cap.t J. Hall Flag Capt. Ad.l Sir Michael Seymour", being the journal of the future Admiral Sir Harry Rawson kept prior to his promotion to the rank of midshipman, Hong Kong and Gulf of Pecheli, 1858-1859

CLAY (HENRY) Two letters signed ("H. Clay"), with autograph subscriptions, additions and corrections, being the original, plus covering note, of his letter to the British plantation owner, politician and economist Thomson Hankey, in which he argues for the desirability of getting rid of the unenslaved black population of the United States, A MAJOR POLITICAL TESTAMENT BY HENRY CLAY, Ashland, 10 May 1851

COLLINS (WILKIE) The Moonstone. A Romance, 3 vol., first edition, Tinsley Brothers, 1868

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