Books – 25th May 2013

Lot No Description Low Est High Est
892 ‘Winne the Pooh’, ‘Now We Are Six’, ‘The House At Pooh Corner’, and ‘When We Were Very Young’ by A A Milne, all published by McCelland & Stewart Ltd, Toronta Canada, 1925, hardback, worn, dust covers lacking 100 150
893 ‘Dantes Inferno’, by Dante Alighieri, translated by the Rev Henry Francis Cary MA, published 1866 by Cassell, Pelter & Galpin, with illustrations by Gustav Dore, in gilt-tooled red cloth binding 60 80
894 ‘Some of my Bush Friends in Tasmania’, by Louisa Anne Meredith, 1st edition published by Day and Son, London 1860, in presentation embossed leather binding, poor condition 180 220
895 ‘Snap-Dragons, a Tale of Christmas Eve’ and ‘Old Father Christmas’, by Juliana Horatia Ewing, illustrated by Gordon Browne, printed for the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, circa 1880’s, hardback, worn 10 15
896 ‘The Brownies and Other Tales’, by Juliana Horatia Ewing, illustrated by George Cruickshank, published by George Bell and Sons, London 1908, from ‘The Shilling Series’, hardback, worn 15 25
897 ‘A Fleet in Being’, by Rudyard Kipling, published by MacMillan and Co Ltd, New York, 1899, paperback, poor condition together with ‘Departmental Ditties and Other Verses’, by Rudyard Kipling, published by George Newnes Ltd, London 1899, paperback, poor condition 10 15
898 ‘Soldiers Three’, 10th edition ‘Under the Deodars’ 7th edition and ‘The Phantom Rickshaw and Other Eerie Tales’ 3rd edition, by Rudyard Kipling, numbered 1, 4 and 5 from the ‘Indian Railway Library’ series published by A H Wheeler and  Co in Allahabad and Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington Ltd in London, bound together in blue simulated leather cloth binding 40 60
899 ‘The Story of a Short Life’, by Juliana Horatia Ewing, illustrated by Gordon Browne, printed for the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, circa 1880’s, hardback, poor condition 15 20
900 ‘The Peace Egg’, by Juliana Horatia Ewing, illustrated by Gordon Browne, printed for the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, circa 1880’s, hardback, worn 10 15
901 ‘The Story of The Gadsbys’, 1890, 1st edition and ‘In Black and White’, 1891 2nd edition by Rudyard Kipling, numbered 2 and 3 from the ‘Indian Railway Library’ series published by A H Wheeler and  Co in Allahabad and Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington Ltd in London, illustrated by Lahore, bound together in a half bound blue and gilt tooled leather binding 80 120
902 A collection of leather-bound antique books including ‘Cornelius Nepos’s Lives of the Excellent Commanders’, by John Clarke, 1748, and other volumes and four volumes of cartoons from Punch (1 box) 75 85
903 ‘Dictionaire Historique et Critique’ by Pierre Bayle, fourth edition, published by Brunel, Westein & Smith, Waesberge, Humbert, Honore, Chatelain & Mortimer of Amsterdam & Luchtmans of Leide, 1730, three leather bound volumes C-I, K-P and Q-Z, and a single 3rd edition leather bound volume of the same text, published by M. Bohm of Rotterdam, 1720, A-C 500 700
904 ‘Morning Flight’ written and illustrated by Peter Scott, signed limited edition 215/750, published by Country Life Ltd, London, 1935, in cloth binding 100 150
905 ‘Japan’s Fight for Freedom, the Story of the War Between Russian and Japan’, by H W Wilson MA, published by the Amalgamated Press, 1906, in three volumes, red cloth bound, illustrated with photographs taken in the field and sketches after famous artists 60 80
906 A Victorian handmade game in the form of a booklet containing eight loose hand painted cards comprised of one depicting the head and bust of a young lady and seven others designed to be laid over the top of the first, hand painted with assorted costumes, each with the head cut out to allow the face of the first card to peer through 20 40
907 ‘Art et Decoration, Revue Mensuelle d’Art Moderne’, edited by Emile Levy, published by Librairie Centrale des Beaux Arts, Paris, 17 volumes, – 2,3,4,7,8,11,12,15,16,19,20,23,24,27,28,31 and 32, dating from 1897 – all in matching green cloth bindings 400 600
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