Fine Books and Manuscripts

31 Mar 2021, starting at 13:00 BST .

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ALBUM - NINETEENTH CENTURY Large nineteenth century album, including original watercolours, oil sketches, pencil drawings, and lithographed prints of costume groups, views (Switzerland, Italy, Britain, etc.), and genre scenes, and others, [c.1820-1840]

BATTERSEA POWER STATION A collection of ten plans for design details of Battersea Power Station, including facade doorways, brickwork, the boiler house, workshop and cranes, [1930-1939, and one 1954]

BINDINGS BUFFON (GEORGES LOUIS MARIE LECLERC, Comte de) Natural History, General and Particular... New Edition... with Some Account of the Life of M. De Buffon by William Wood, T. Cadell, and W. Davies [and others], 1812

BINDINGS LAMB (CHARLES) The Life and Works, 12 vol., 'Edmonton Edition', edited by Alfred Ainger, with introduction and notes, NUMBER 90 250 COPIES, [Boston, Merrymount Press for] Pafraet's Book Co., Troy, NY, [c.1910]

ENGINEERING - BRITANNIA AND CONWAY BRIDGES CLARK (EDWIN) The Britannia and Conway Tubular Bridges, with General Inquiries on Beams and on the Properties of Materials used in Construction... Published with the Sanction and Under the Supervision of Robert Stephenson, 3 vol. (including Atlas), John Weale, 1849, FIRST EDITIONS (4)

ENGINEERING - THOMAS TELFORD TELFORD (THOMAS) The Life of Thomas Telford, Civil Engineer, 2 vol. (including Atlas), FIRST EDITION, Payne and Foss, 1838

FROHAWK (FREDERICK WILLIAM) Natural History of British Butterflies, 2 vol., FIRST EDITION, Hutchinson, [1914]

GREAT EXHIBITION 1851 - PHOTOGRAPHY Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations. 1851. Reports of the Juries on the Subjects in the Thirty Classes into Which the Exhibition was Divided, 4 vol., ONE OF APPROXIMATELY 130 COPIES, 154 MOUNTED CALOTYPES (captioned on the mounts, images 175 x 224mm.), Spicer Brothers, Wholesale Stationers, W. Clowes & Sons, Printers, [1851]-1852

JUDAICA The Form of Daily Prayers, According to the Custom of the German and Polish Jews; As Read in the Synagogues, and Used in the Their Families. Carefully Translated from the Original Hebrew, Printed by E. Justins, and Sold at the Hebrew Printing Office, 34 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, [c.1808]

KOESTLER (ARTHUR) Von weissen Nächten und roten Tagen: 12 Reportagen aus den Sowjet-Peripherien, Kharkiv, Ukraine, Staatsverlag d. nat. Minderheiten der USSR, 1934

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