Fine Books and Manuscripts

1 Mar 2017, starting at 13:00 GMT .

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CARION (JOHANNES) The Thre Bokes of Cronicles... whereunto is added an appendix . . . from the yeare . . . 1532 to . . . 1550 gathered by John Funcke of Nurenbourgh, FIRST AND ONLY EDITION IN ENGLISH, [colophon: S. Mierdman] for Gwalter Lynne, 1550

CHINA CHIANG KAI-SHEK and CHIANG MAYLING SOONG. Sian: A Coup d'Etat / A Fortnight in Sian: Extracts From a Diary, "AUTOGRAPHED COPY", signed by Madame Chiang Kai-Shek ("Mayling Soon Chiang") with her four-character seal mark in red ink on front free endpaper, Shanghai, The China Publishing Company, 1937

COOKERY AND MEDICINE Eighteenth century recipe book kept in two sections, "Pharmacy/ Miscellaneous Recipes" and "Cookery/ Miscellaneous", 1766 onwards

CORNWALL CAREW (RICHARD) The Survey of Cornwall, FIRST EDITION, John Jaggard, 1602

CORNWALL HITCHINS (FORTESCUE) AND SAMUEL DREW. The History of Cornwall, 2 vol., EXTRA-IILUSTRATED COPY FROM THE LIBRARY OF JONATHAN COUCH, including approximately 50 manuscript marginal annotations by Couch, 8 by his son Thomas, 10 watercolour/ink sketches by or attributable to Thomas, 15 albumen print photographs of ancient stones, Polperro and other views in Cornwall (5 large), numerous woodcuts, or engravings by John Thomas Blight and others, 8vo and 4to; and another (12)

COSTUME ALEXANDER (WILLIAM) Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manners of the Chinese [-Turks; Russians; Austrians; English], John Murray, 1814 (5)

CRICKET COLMAN (JEREMIAH) The Noble Game of Cricket... from Pictures, Drawings and Prints in the Collection of Sir Jeremiah Colman... with an introduction by Clifford Bax LIMITED TO 150 COPIES, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY TO CLIFFORD BAX, B.T. Batsford, 1941

DICKENS (CHARLES) Oliver Twist; or, the Parish Boy's Progress. By "Boz", 3 vol., FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, FIRST ISSUE, with the "Fireside" plate, Richard Bentley, 1838; and 2 others relating to Dickens, including a medallion portrait of the author "issued by the Circle of Friends of the Medallion in Manhattan. June of 1912" (5)

DICKENS (CHARLES) A Tale of Two Cities, FIRST ISSUE, first editions in book form, all but the fourth mentioned with illustrations by Hablot K. Browne, spotting (very minor to first mentioned), last 3 mentioned in early half calf, 8vo; and 7 others by Dickens (10)

EAST ANGLIA – DE VERE ESTATES Accounts of William Sydney, deputy of William Waldegrave, 1526

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