Fine Books, Manuscripts, Atlases & Historical Photographs

26 Jun 2019, starting at 13:00 BST .

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BRENAN (GERALD) Autograph draft of The History of Poor Robinson, together with the preface ("A note on 'The History of Poor Robinson'"), [c.1925, as reworked in c.1965]

CHANDLER (RAYMOND) Farewell My Lovely, FIRST EDITION, New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1940

ARCHIMEDES Opera. Apollonii Pergaei conicorum libri IIII. Theodosii Sphaerica: methodo novo illustrata... per Is. Barrow, W. Godbid for R. Scott, 1675

AUCTIONEERING - DIGHTON (ROBERT) 'The Specious Orator' [James Christie]; and others, framed (9)

AUCTIONEERING GILLRAY (JAMES) A Cognoscenti contemplating ye Beauties of ye Antique; and others (15)

BANKING AND GOVERNMENT – EDWARD BACKWELL Banking ledger kept in person by Edward Backwell, containing well over six hundred original acquittances for payments received, over forty of which are signed by him ("per me Edward Backwell"), kept in one volume and two loose gatherings, Excise Office, London, 18 August 1660 to 16 March 1661

BURY (THOMAS TALBOT) Six Coloured Views on the London and Birmingham Railway, from Drawings Made on the Line with the Sanction of the Company, Part I [all published], Ackermann & Co., 1837

CHIVALRY - ORDER OF THE ELEPHANT BIRCHEROD (JAN) Breviarium equestre, seu de illustrissimo & inclytissimo Equestri Ordine Elephantino, Copenhagen, Ex Reg. Majest. & Universit Typographeo, 1704

CHIVALRY [SAINT-FOIX (GERMAIN-FRANCOIS POULLAIN DE)] Catalogue des chevaliers, commandeurs et officiers de L'Ordre du Saint Espirit, Paris, Christophe-Jean-François Ballard, 1760

CHIVALRY - SPAIN, ORDER OF SANTIAGO Regla y establecimientos delia Orden y Cavalleria del glorioso Apostol Santiago, Patron de las Spanas con la historia del origen y principio deella, Madrid, 1655; and another (2)

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