Fine Books, Manuscripts, Atlases & Historical Photographs

4 Dec 2019, starting at 11:00 GMT .

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TOLKIEN (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., second edition, first issue of "Two Towers" and "Return", second impression of "The Fellowship", SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on slips pasted onto front free endpaper of each volume, George Allen & Unwin, 1966

DARWIN (CHARLES) The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex... Second Edition, Revised and Augmented. Nineteenth Thousand, CUT SIGNATURE OF CHARLES DARWIN ("Charles Darwin") pasted inside upper cover, John Murray, 1885

AMERICAN CIVIL WAR - ROBERT E. LEE. Autograph letter signed ("RE Lee"), to Miss Caroline M. Campbell, White Sulphur Springs, 31 August 1868

ASTRONOMY - B.A.S., ECLIPSE 1900, AND THE YERKES TELESCOPE Photograph album containing views relating to the British Astronomical Society expedition to view the total solar eclipse at Wadesborough, North Carolina in 1900, [1900]

WEST AFRICA - ROYALTY "H.R.H The Prince of Wales. Tour in West Africa 1925", [1925]

LIVIUS (TITUS) [Latinae historiae principis decas prima], first part only, [Lyon, Sebastian Gryphius, 1548]

CHINA - PHOTOGRAPHY Three albums, titled "Pekin", "Hong Kong, Macao, Canton", "Shangha, Ningpo, Tiensin" on upper covers, folio; and a copy of C.N. Robinson, China of To-Day or the Yellow Peril, [1900] (4)

CHINA - PHOTOGRAPHY An album of good portrait or "types" photographs, by William Saunders (11), and others (possibly by Milton Miller, one signed ?"Melle" or "Meme"), [1870s/80s]

POLISH-LITHUANIAN BINDING LOPEZ (LODOVICO) Instructorii conscientiae... Prima [-secunda] pars, 2 vol., Lyon, Pierre Landry, 1587-1588

OECOLAMPADIUS (JOHANNES) Annotationes piae ac doctae in Evangelium Joannis, FIRST EDITION, Basel, Cratander & Bebel, June 1533

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