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Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs Wednesday, 31st August, 2016 at 11am Sale Number LT476

Viewing Times Sunday, 28th August 12 noon - 4pm Monday, 29th August 10am - 5pm Tuesday, 30th August 10am - 5pm Morning of sale from 9am

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Order of Sale Wednesday, 31st August, 2016

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Art & Architecture

16-37

Atlases, Maps & Prints

38-52

Children’s Books

53-57

Continental Books

58-98

Gaelic & Scottish Books: The Collection of the Late Mr Angus John MacDonald

99-114 History & Military 115-175 Literature 176-230 Manuscripts Charles Edward Stuart & James Francis Edward Stuart Letters: lots 219-226 231-256 Miscellaneous 257-316 Natural History 317-324 Original Illustrations 325-344 Philosophy & Religion 345-349 Photography 350-364 Private Press, Illustrations & Bindings 365-394 Science & Mathematics 395-408 Sport 409-536 Travel & Topography

Front Cover Lot 278 (detail) Lot 47 (detail)

Inside Front Cover Lot 257 (detail) Inside Back Cover Lot 273 (detail)


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ART & ARCHITECTURE 1 HE175/2 Antonini, Carlo Manuale di Vari Ornamenti... Rome: Casaletti, 1777. 4to, volume 1 only, 50 engraved plates, contemporary calf, soiling, dampstaining, rubbing £200-300 2 HE65/3 Arnold, Sir Thomas W. & Professor Adolf Grohmann The Islamic book. A Contribution to its Art and History from the VII-XVIII century. London: Pegasus Press, 1929. 4to., number 134 of 375 copies, 104 plates, some coloured, original blue morocco with decorative Islamic gilt design on covers, t.e.g., rubbed £200-300 3 LT2016/33 Art Reference a quantity of art reference books and auction catalogues, in 8 boxes, hardback and paperback £200-300 4 HC959/19 Asian art - Lucas, Sydney Edward - Sassoon, Sir Ellice Victor The Catalogue of the Sassoon Chinese Ivories. London: Country Life, 1950. 3 volumes, folio, limited edition, number 135 of 250 copies, signed by both Sir Victor Sassoon and S.E. Lucas, coloured frontispiece and 224 plates, original half vellum gilt, t.e.g., uncut, in cloth slipcases, a fine set Note: A magnificent set describing and illustrating the finest and largest private collections of Chinese ivories of its time. The collection was made in Peking between 1915 and 1927. Many pieces were purchased from Manchu families and others from Taoist and Buddhist Temples. £1,500-2,500 5 HD610/7 Campanalogy - Ancient bells at Alnwick, Northumberland, a collection of 14 letters & Introduction, discussing the inscription on the “Mary Bell” at St. Michael’s Alnwick, bells in English and Northumberland church history, the letters from Rev. J. Collingwood Bruce, Mr Proctor of Doddington, W.C. Lukis and others to Mr G. Skelly of Alnwick, bound in 19th century green half morocco, 8vo, 1862-64 £300-400 6 HE65/21 Decoration & Ornament, 2 works, including Fischbach, Frederick Ornament of Textile Fabrics. London: B. Quaritch, [1882]. Folio, 2 parts (text in original wrappers, plates loose in worn cloth portfolio), 160 colour printed plates on textured paper, upper and lower board only, lacking spine, library blindstamp to plate and text margins; Jones, Owen The Grammar of Ornament. London: B. Quaritch, 1868. Folio, 109 chromolithograph plates, brown half morocco, library blindstamp to foot of chromolithographed title, final plate and printed title, no other library stamps, hinges weak, worn (3) £300-400 7 HD218/2 Dodgson, Campbell - Edmund Blampied A Complete Catalogue of the Etchings and Dry-Points of Edmund Blampied R.E. London: Halton & Truscott Smith, 1926. 4to, number 54 of 350 copies with frontispiece signed by Blampied, 61 individual leaves of etchings and 16 other leaves of images, original cloth £200-300 8 HE175/3 Dresser, Christopher Studies in Design. London: Cassel, Petter and Calpin, [1874?]. Folio, 1 lithographed title, 59 chromolithographed plates out of 60 (plate 36 lacking), contemporary half morocco, a few tears, some foxing and browning, some rubbing to covers £300-500

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9 HE98/3 Howe, E.R,J. Gambier Franks Bequest. Catalogue of British and American Book Plates... London: British Museum, 1903-1904. 3 volumes, 8vo, original black cloth, stamps and withdrawal stamps of ‘Public Library of W.A.’ (3) £150-200 10 HE23/1 Morgan, Edwin Colour Poems. Glasgow: Third Eye Publications, 1978. Comprising 5 prints by Morgan, each 60 x 42cm., with cover sheet, contained in original printed clear plastic folder, limited to 100 copies £250-350 11 HE65/49 Oriental Rugs and Carpets, a collection of 38 volumes, including Kendrick, A.F. & C.E.C. Tattersall Hand-woven Carpets Oriental & European. New York, 1922. 2 volumes, 4to., plates, original pictorial buckram, slightly soiled; Gans-Ruedin, E. Iranian Carpets. 1978; Hopf, A. Oriental Carpets and Rugs. 1962; GroteHasenbalg, W. Masterpieces of Oriental Rugs. Berlin, [n.d.], 3 volumes, 8vo, cloth-backed boards; Edwards, A.C. The Persian Carpet. 1960; Gantzhorn, V. The Christian Oriental Carpet. 1991; plates, original cloth, dustwrappers; and c. 32 others, hardback and paperback (38) £300-400 12 HE175/1 [Rogerson, H. Summerfield] [Modern Ornament. Manchester: The Decorative Art Journal Company Ltd., c.1900?] Folio, 12 plates, original cloth gilt, lacking title-page, some plates with small tears, some tears to text, covers worn and soiled; Jones, Owen The Grammar of Ornament. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1868. Small folio, 111 plates (of 115) including 6*, 29*, 41*, 42*, 47*, 53*, 54*, 67*, 69*, 81* & 86* lacking plates 48, 54, 80 & 89, contemporary half morocco, covers repaired and becoming detached, some soiling (2) £150-200


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13 HD435/128 Ruskin, John Works. Boston: Estes & Laurait, 1897. Connoisseur edition, 26 volumes, 8vo, number 34 of 50 copies, half crushed red morocco with elaborate gilt tooling to spines (17) Provenance: Appleby Castle Library, Appleby Castle, Westmorland £800-1,200 14 EZ774/53 Tattersall, George Sporting Architecture. London, 1841. 4to, engraved frontispiece and vignette title and 18 engraved plates, illustrations, original cloth, rubbed, upper joint split £150-200

15 HE107/11 Varley, J. A Treatise on the Principles of Landscape Design... London: J. Varley, [n.d.] Oblong 4to., 10 large and 18 small illustrations, some handcoloured, all laid-down onto pages, 12 leaves of text also laid-down onto pages, contemporary half morocco with original paper label to upper cover, some rubbing and browning £300-400

ATLASES, MAPS & PRINTS 16 HE63/11 Alnwick, Ordnance Survey Maps Ordnance Survey Office, 1866. 7 double page engraved maps, 69 x 101cm., some dust-soiling, a couple of splits at fold, half morocco, worn £100-150 17 HD476/6 Atlas - Martin, R. Montgomery The Illustrated Atlas. London: J. & F. Tallis, [1851]. Folio, engraved title, 15 (of 81) engraved maps, contemporary cloth £150-200

18 HE31/2 Battle of the Nile An Exact Representation of the English & French Fleets under the Command of Rear Admiral Sr. Horatio Nelson K.B. & Admiral Brueys off the Mouth of the Nile, on the 1st August 1798. London: Laurie & Whittle, 18th Oct. 1798. 42.5 x 50.5cm, hand-coloured, one long repaired tear, some dust-soiling £300-400


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19 Blaeu, Willem Le Theatre du Monde, ou Nouvel Atlas de Jean Blaeu. Cinquieme Partie. Amsterdam: Jan Blaeu, 1654. Folio, hand-coloured engraved title and 55 hand-coloured engraved maps mounted on guards throughout, 54 double-page, contemporary calf, raised bands, spine gilt, occasional slight discolouration or light spotting, lightly rubbed, head of spine worn, small splits at foot of upper joint Note: The present atlas is volume five of the six-volume French text edition of the Theatrum (or Théâtre du Monde ). The volumes of the Theatrum were published separately from 1635 to 1655. Volume 5 was introduced with French text in 1654. In its completed form, the Theatrum was the finest and most accurate atlas yet to have been published. 49 of the maps are of Scotland and 6 of Ireland. “The publication in 1654 of Volume V of Blaeu’s Atlas novus was the result of over 70 years of cartographic, chorographic, and editorial activity, by a dispersed network of people in Scotland and the Low Countries. Through their combined efforts, dogged by war, poverty, copyright restrictions, and only intermittent official support, ‘Scotland became one of the best mapped countries in the world’ (Stone, 1989)” (C. Fleet: Blaeu Atlas of Scotland, 1654, NLS). £7,000-9,000


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23 HE63/9 Durham & Oxford Engraved and lithographed views of Durham Cathedral after Bouet & E. Blore, interiors of York Minster, 1 drawing of Durham Cathedral by J. Buckler (torn, frayed and soiled), unsigned, pen and ink sketch of Durham c.1830, Bamburgh Castle, engraved views of Oxford by J.M. Richardson and others, engravings of seals by E. Blore, &c., many dustsoiled, all stuck down in waterstained half morocco folio £300-400 24 HD435/151 Durham, 4 maps, comprising: Greenwood, C. & J. Map of the County Palatine of Durham. Jan. 26 1831. Hand-coloured engraved map, 586 x 695mm., Cary, John A new Map of Durham, divided into Wards. 1801. Hand-coloured engraved map, 482 x 537mm., small repaired tear top right; Mordern, R. Episcopatus Dunelmensis.. Bishoprick of Durham. Engraved map, hand-coloured in outline, 363 x 420mm., with accompanying text from Camden’s Britannia (1722); Saxton, C. Dunelmensis Episcopatus. Engraved map hand-coloured in outline, 275 x 335mm., with accompanying text from Camden’s Britannia, 1610 (4) Provenance: Appleby Castle Library, Appleby Castle, Westmorland £150-200 25 HE91/1 Gross, Anthony Sussex, 1926, etching, signed in pencil to plate margin, framed and glazed, 16 x 20cm £300-400 26

20 HE369/1 Browne, W.H., artist & Haghe, Charles, engraver Lithographed plate showing Fjord Near Uppernavik & Ravine Near Port Leopold, 33 x 26cm,framed and glazed, from Ten Coloured Views Taken During the Arctic Expedition... under the Command of Captain Sir James C. Ross... London: Ackermann & Co., 1850

26 HE125/2 India - Coromandel Coast - Laurie, Robert and James Little The Coast of India between Calymere and Gordeware Points, including the Coast of Coromandel, with Part of the Coast of Golconda. London: Robert Sayer, 1787. Engraved map, 61 x 46cm., framed and glazed, not laid down £150-200

£120-180 21 HD435/153 Collection of 10 maps, including Saxton, C. Barkshyre. [c.1637] and Huntingdon [c.1637], foot of map trimmed; Blome, Richard A Mapp of Hartfordshire, [c.1673], engraved map handcoloured in outline; Modern, Robert Essex; Middlesex; Buckinghamshire; Cheshire. Engraved maps, hand-coloured in outline, with accompanying text from Camden’s Britannia (1722); Cary, J. A map of Surry from the best authorities. Engraved map, hand-coloured, with accompanying text from Camden’s Britannia (1787); Smith, C. A New Map of the County of Berks. 1804, Corrected to 1808. Hand-coloured engraved map; Smith, C. A New Map of the County of Cambridge. 1804, corrected to 1808, hand-coloured engraved map; and 3 small engravings; Domesday Book Or the Great Survey of England. Facsimile of the part relating to Cheshire. 1861. 4to., original cloth gilt (14) Provenance: Appleby Castle Library, Appleby Castle, Westmorland £200-300 22 SV482/31 de Wit, Frederick The Plan of Edinburgh. Exactly done from the original of D. Witt. London: J. Smith, 1658, 120 x 56cm, hand-coloured, framed and glazed £250-350

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29 27 HD954/1 Map of Arabia and the Persian Gulf South West quadrant [only] of hand-coloured lithographed map, ‘published under the direction of the Hon’ble Colonel, 1910’, [Calcutta: Survey of India, 1910], divisions in blue crayon, labelled Hejaz, Yemen, and “Ex-Turkish but probably no mans land” (probably relating to the collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the Arab Revolt following the First World War), laid down on linen, some wear at folds, 62 x 87cm. £100-200 28 HE508/1 Map of Scotland, 1715 - Nicolas Sanson, d’Abville - Henry Overton Sutton Nicholls A New and Exact Mapp [sic.] of Scotland or North-Britain. London: Henry Overton, 1715. 92 x 62cm, hand-coloured in outline, hand-coloured cartouches, framed and glazed £1,000-1,500 29 HE65/120 Ortelius, Abraham Presbiteri Johannis sive Abissinorum Imperii descriptio. Antwerp, [c.1592], Hand-coloured engraved map of E. Africa and Arabia, Latin text on verso, 41 x 53cm. £700-1,000 30 HE9/2 Philippines - Anson, George A Chart of the Channel in the Phillippine Islands through which the Manila Galeon passes together with the adjacent Islands. London, 1740. 72 x 55cm., hand-coloured engraved map, framed and glazed, slight crease at centre right edge £100-200

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31 HE65/122 Ptolemy, Claudius Two maps after a series of 12 maps of Asia created from the writings of Claudius Ptolemy, Asiae IIII Shows Cyprus, Syria and Palestine; Asiae VI Shows the Arabian Peninsula; Both c. 1571? maybe later, hand coloured outlines, sea hand coloured in green, Latin text in cartouches, 290 x 360mm., framed and glazed £200-300 32 HE82/1 Railway related maps, manuscript and lithographed, including North British Railway Plan showing Sites of Stations as in 1778 [as in 1804] at Waverley & Princes Street Gardens, copies from lithographed plan & engraved plan, ink on fine linen cloth, 29 x 56cm, [c.1870].; Plan of ground permanently occupied by the Edin. and Northern Railway on Mucdrum. Edinburgh: T. Carfrae, 1849, hand-coloured ink plan, 33 x 65cm.; Thomson, Charles Plan of the City of Edinburgh, altered to 1825, engraved plan laid down on linen, frayed and soiled; Muirkirk, Mauchline & Dalmellington Railways Railway No 4, sheet 4, engraved map, 1894-95; Plan of Skerrington Estate shewing Proposed Branch Railway through it to Grougar. 1855, 2 hand-coloured engraved maps, one laid down on linen, one repaired with slight loss; Ayr and Cumnock Railway Manuscript plan of part of line, on linen, partly hand-coloured; and a reproduction plan (9) £150-200

33 HE82/7 Scottish manuscript and lithographed plans and maps, a collection, including Manuscript Plan shewing the proposed new Roofs of Shrubhill House, hand-coloured manuscript plan, Signed Sibbald Smith, [c.1820]; Manuscript Plan for the Improvement of Laurieston Village 1804, manuscript on paper; Feuing plan of the Building ground on Leith Walk... by Robert Brown, Architect. 1825, lithographed on linen; Akeley, R.B. Manuscript Plan of Part of the Estate of Lochnell, proposed to be feud by R.B.O. Akeley Esq., 1862, ms. on linen; Manuscript plan of land close to Duntreath Castle, c.1840, ms on linen; Bryce, David Sketch plan for alterations on old house at Fossaway, 1840, pencil plan on paper; 2 ms architectural plans for extensions to house at Fossaway, on linen, 1857; Taylor, John Manuscript sketch of Excampion and New Line of March Fence between Fanny Hill and Earnieside. 1845, hand-coloured manuscript plan on paper; Fossaway Church Plans shewing new arrangement of seats, manuscript plan on paper, part coloured; Plan of Mauldslee entailed Estate, lithographed plan, 1872; Ritson, James Plan & Sections of the Wet Dock, Ship Canal and Tide Harbour at Perth. Edinburgh 1834, hand-coloured engraved plan; Splint Coal Workings, Virtuewell Coal Workings, Ell Coal Workings Manuscript plans on linen, [c. 1889]; Strachan, T. Plan of the Estate of Skipness, lithographed plan, hand-coloured in outline, 3 copies, mostly good condition; and several other engraved maps £300-500 34 HE65/121 Speed, John The Turkish Empire. London: G. Humble, [1626] Hand-coloured engraved map, English text on verso, 395 x 515mm. £1,000-1,500


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35 HC245/1 Taylor, George and Andrew Skinner Taylor & Skinner’s Survey and Maps of the Roads of North Britain or Scotland. London: for the Authors, 1776. Engraved title, 61 folding maps on 31 leaves, without the map of Scotland (possibly not bound in), double-sided index leaf (rather than two pages, as is often the case) split at fold without loss, contemporary green morocco travelling binding, part detached £300-400 36 HE125/1 Visscher, Nicolaus Indiae Orientalis, nen non Insularum adiacentium Nova Descriptio. Amsterdam, [c.1670]. Engraved map handcoloured in outline, 54 x 63cm., some spotting, hairline crack below cartouche £400-500 37 HE63/13 Warkworth Harbour - Plan of the proposed Dock and of the Improvements at Warkworth Harbour, in the County of Northumberland. London, 29 November 1844. John Rennie. 62 x 129cm., ink and watercolour, on thick paper, folded £300-500 36

CHILDREN’S BOOKS 38 HE107/7 “Carrol, Lewis” [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] Le Aventure d’Alice nel Paese Delle Meraviglie. London: Macmillan & Co., 1872. First Italian edition published in London, 8vo, original cloth, stamped ownership signature to title-page, cloth on spine torn

42 HE107/14 “Carrol, Lewis” [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] Alice’s Adventures Under Ground, being a facsimile of the original ms. book and afterwards developed into “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” London: Macmillan & Co., 1886. 8vo, original red cloth gilt

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39 HE107/8 “Carrol, Lewis” [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] Le Avventure D’Alice nel Paese Delle Meraviglie. Turin: Ermanno Loescher, 1872. First edition published in Italy, second impression?, original red-orange cloth gilt

43 HE107/16 “Carrol, Lewis” [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] The Hunting of the Snark. London: Macmillan and Co., 1876. First edition, 8vo, original cloth, some internal browning, some soiling and bumping to covers

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40 HE107/9 “Carrol, Lewis” [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] Aventures d’Alice au Pays des Merveilles. London: Macmillan and Co., 1869. First French edition, original blue cloth gilt, gift inscription to endpaper, some light foxing, covers faded and chipped with spine partially detached

44 HD865/2 Greene, Graham The Little Horse Bus. London: Max Parrish, [1952]. 4to, original red cloth gilt, dust-jacket with a few small chips and a couple of closed tears to lower cover

£200-300 41 HE107/13 “Carrol, Lewis” [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. London: Macmillan & Co., 1868. Thirteenth thousand, 8vo, half-title inscribed: John Proctor, Esq. from the Author, Oct. 1868, original red cloth gilt, some internal and external soiling £600-800

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45 HE107/15 Milne, A.A. The House at Pooh Corner. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1928. First edition, 8vo, original pink cloth with gilt Christopher Robin and Pooh motif to upper cover, dust-jacket, some fading and slight soiling to spine, a few very small chips to dust-jacket with a little marking to lower cover, some offsetting onto endpapers £500-700

49 HE21/2 Rackham, Arthur - J.M. Barrie Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1906. First edition, 4to, 50 tipped-in colour plates, original russet cloth gilt, bookplate of Maud A. Hibbert, some foxing, mainly to initial pages, very slight fading to spine, some light rubbing to joints £200-300

46 SV730/69E Milne, A.A. When We Were Very Young. 1925. 12th edition, a few spots; Now we are six. 1927. First edition, dustwrapper with loss to spine, spotting, small marginal tears, half-title discoloured and with inscription, head of spine slightly faded; Winnie-the-Pooh. 1926. First edition, half-title with inscription, a few stains to lower board; The House at Pooh Corner. 1928. First edition, spine faded, endpapers discoloured; Grahame, Kenneth The Wind in the Willows, 1931. 38th edition, dustwrapper soiled (5) £300-400 47 HD959/3 Potter, Beatrix The Tailor of Gloucester. [Strangeways]: 1902. First edition, 12mo, one of 500 copies privately printed for Potter, original pink boards with line drawing of mice to upper cover, coloured frontispiece and 15 colour plates, some small holes to hinges at dedication leaf, and also at final leaf, some foxing to covers £1,200-1,800 48 HE21/3 Rackham, Arthur Ruskin, John The King of the Golden River. London: George Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1932. 8vo, 4 colour plates by Rackham, original wrappers, dustjacket with closed tear to lower cover; Browning, Robert The Pied Piper of Hamelin. London: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd, 1934. 8vo, 4 colour plates by Rackham, original wrappers; and 2 later editions of Wind in the Willows (4) £160-200

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50 HE109/1 Rackham, Arthur - S.J. Adair Fitzgerald The Zankiwank & the Bletherwitch. London: J.M. Dent, 1896. First edition, 8vo, frontispiece & illustrations by Rackham, some full page, original green pictorial cloth stamped at foot of spine “F.A. Stokes Co.”, t.e.g., others uncut, early inscription on front endpaper £500-600 51 HE21/1 Rackham, Arthur - The Brothers Grimm Grimm’s Fairy Tales. London: Constable & Company Ltd., 1909. First edition, 4to, 40 tipped-in plates, original red cloth gilt, pencil note to front flyleaf, a little fading to spine, some slight bumping to corners £400-600 52 HE87/1 Rowling, J.K. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. London: Bloomsbury, 1997. First edition, 53rd impression, paperback, 8vo, signed by Rowling on dedication page, some very slight creasing to lower cover £250-350

CONTINENTAL BOOKS 53 HE62/1 Farisol, Abraham Id est, Itinera Mundi, sic dicta nempe Cosmographia. Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre, 1691-90. 4to, 2 parts in one volume, Hebrew and Latin text, early 18th century calf, head & tail of spine rubbed, joints cracking, slight loss of calf to lower cover, upper corner of preliminaries slightly dampstained £500-700 54 HE89/7 French literature, a collection of 33 volumes, including La Harpe, J.f. Lycée de Cours de Littérature. Paris, 1834. 2 volumes, large 8vo, red morocco backed boards; Racine, J. Oeuvres. Paris, 1881. 8vo, vellum gilt; Bedollierre, E. de la Soirées d’hiver. Paris, 1839. 8vo, calf gilt; and 29 others (33) £80-120

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55 HE124/1 Rabelais, François Oeuvres. Amsterdam: Henri Bordesius, 1711. 6 volumes bound in 5, small 8vo, engraved title-page, portrait, 3 folding engraved plates, folding map, title-pages in red and black, contemporary blind-stamped calf with gilt tooling to spines, bookplates and writing in an early hand to endpapers, a couple with small signatures in blue biro to flyleaves, some slight rubbing and nibbling to covers (5) £300-400 56 EZ774/75 Royal binding of Louis XIV - La Fayette, Marie Madeleine Pioche de la Vergne, Comtesse de La Princesse de Monpensier. Paris: Louis Billaine, 1662. 8vo (141 x 79mm.), half-title (between preliminaries and start of text), woodcut emblem on title-page, remboitage of contemporary French red morocco gilt with arms of Louis XIV, spine richly gilt in comparrments with lettering piece, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, edges gilt, A1 soiled Note; First edition, published anonymously. Separated from her husband in 1659, Mme de la Fayette settled in Paris, where she enjoyed the friendship of Madame Henriette, sister of Charles II of England and wife of the duc d’Orléans, brother of Louis XIV. One of Mme de la Fayette’s principal romances, La Princess de Monpensier constitutes a study of political marriage void of love, which ends tragically. The privilege states that it was originally granted to Agustin Courbé, and was then passed by him to Thomas Jolly and Billiane, who were associated with de Sercy. Copies of this first edition are found with imprints mentioning just one of each of these three printers; Jolly and Billaine use the same device on the title-page, wheras de Sourcy uses his own. £350-450 57 HD889/2 Soto, Pedro de Methodus Confessionis... Dillingen: Sebald Mayer, Christophorus Schick, 1560. 12mo, contemporary stamped pigskin, clasps (upper clasp broken) some initial worming slightly affecting text, old library ticket to spine, stamp of Buxheim library to title-page, some annotations in an early hand [USTC 675849] £200-300

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GAELIC & SCOTTISH BOOKS: THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE MR ANGUS JOHN MACDONALD Angus John MacDonald was born into a crofting family on North Uist in 1933, moving to mainland Scotland in the 1950s. He travelled widely, visiting North America, Africa and New Zealand but his greatest interest was his book collection, amassed over some 50 years. He was widely recognised as something of an authority on Gaelic literature, being interviewed a number of times by BBC Alba. Angus John invested much time and scholarly energy in his library. The following 41 lots comprise his outstandingly comprehensive collection of Gaelic and Scottish books. Lot 79, Alexander MacDonald’s A Galick and English Vocabulary (Leabhar a Theagasc Ainminnin), is one of the earliest books in the collection, and one of the earliest English-Gaelic vocabularies. Lot 80 is also a highly significant work in the history of Gaelic printing – a third edition of MacDonald’s

Ais-Eiridh na Sean-Chanoin Albannaich..., Hugh Cheape writes that the first edition of this work, published in 1751, was, “the first book of original Gaelic verse and, in terms of the language, essentially the first published vernacular and the genesis of a written tradition in Scottish Gaelic.” Rumour has it that the book, in its first edition, was burned by the public hangman [Cheape, The Gaelic Book…] Scottish topography also finds a place in the library, with copies of Erskine Beveridge’s North Uist and Coll and Tiree both featuring. Moreover, the collection offers the opportunity to acquire some exceedingly rare items. Co-Chruinneachadh Nuadh do Dh’Orannibh Gaidhealach, an 1806 collection of Highland songs, only appears to have one traceable copy, in the National Library of Scotland. Similar treasures can be discovered throughout this remarkable collection.

58 HE71/11 Beveridge, Erskine North Uist, its Archaeology and Topography. Edinburgh: William Brown, 1911. 4to, number 129 of 315 copies, inscribed to Douglas Sladen[?] from the author, folding map in pocket at rear of volume, original green half calf gilt, stamps to reverse of plates of the “Free Public Library, Richmond, Surrey” mostly covered with tippex £300-400

59 HE71/12 Beveridge, Erskine Coll and Tiree, their prehistoric forts and ecclesiastical antiquities. Edinburgh: T. and A. Constable, 1903. 4to, out-of-series copy of 300, folding map, plates, original quarter morocco gilt, some rubbing £200-300


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60 HE71/18 Browne, James A series on the history of the Highlands and of the Highland Clans; with an extensive selection from the hitherto inedited Stuart Papers. Edinburgh and London: A. Fullarton & Co., [n.d.]. 4 volumes, 4to, 63 plates, 21 coloured, green half morocco gilt (4) £250-350 61 HE71/43 Campbell, Margaret Olympia A Memorial History of the Campbells of Melfort. London: Simmons & Botten, 1882. 4to, original maroon cloth gilt, ownership signature to halftitle, some browning, some fading to covers £100-150 62 HE71/40 Celtic Monthly - John MacKay, editor A Magazine for Highlanders. Glasgow: Archibald Sinclair, 1893-1905, and 1916. 14 volumes, comprising volumes 1-13 and volume 24, mostly contemporary half calf, rubbed; The Highland Monthly Inverness, 1889-1893. Volumes 1-5 in 4, contemporary half calf; Campbell, J.P., publishers Cuairtear nan Gleann, o Mhairt 1840 - gu Mhairt 1841. Glasgow, 1841. 8vo, later half-calf; and 3 others (22) £150-200 63 HE71/37 Christianity, a small collection Buchanan, Dugald. The Life and Conversion of Dugald Buchanan. Edinburgh, 1898; Campbell, Murdoch. From Grace to Glory. London, 1970; Collins, G. N. M. Men of the Burning Heart. Edinburgh, 1983; Dowden, John. The Celtic Church in Scotland. London, 1894; Guthrie, John. The Christian’s Great Interest. Edinburgh, 1894; Kennedy, John. The Apostle of the North. Glasgow, 1978; and a small quantity of others, sold not subject to return £80-120 64 HE71/30 Clan Histories, 15 books MacLean, J.P. A History of the Clan MacLean. Cincinnati, 1889. 4to, original green cloth; Fraser-Mackintosh, Charles The Last MacDonalds of Isla. Glasgow, 1895. 4to, original cloth; [Idem] An Account of the Confederation of Clan Chattan... Glasgow, 1898. 4to, original cloth; MacInnes, John The Brave Sons of Skye. London, 1899. 4to, original red cloth gilt; MacLeod, R.C., editor The Book of Dunvegan. Aberdeen: Spalding Club, 1938. 2 volumes, 4to, original green cloth gilt; Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland. New York, 1946. 4to. red cloth; MacDonald, Angus A Family Memoir of the MacDonalds of Keppoch. London, 1885. 8vo, number 2 of 150 copies; and 7 others, sold not subject to return (15) £300-400 65 HE71/8 Colquhoun, John - Buttar, Patrick An T-slighe... Duneidin [Edinburgh]: A. Balfour, 1826. 12mo, contemporary calf with gilt tooling to spine, a few pages trimmed in lower margins, small repair to title page and pp3-4, RARE: no copies found in libraries, microfilm copy in National Library of Scotland Note: a Gaelic religious text on the subject of sin £100-150

66 HE71/24 Gaelic language, dictionaries and bibliography, 11 books Shaw, William An Analysis of the Galic Language. Edinburgh, 1778. Second edition, 8vo, half calf over original boards; Macfarlane, P. A New and Copious Vocabulary in two parts... [Focalair ur Gaelig agus Beurla...] Edinburgh, 1815. 8vo, contemporary half calf; Armstrong, R.A. A Gaelic Dictionary, in two parts. London, 1825. 4to, later half calf; The Highland Society of Scotland Dictionarium Scoto-Celticum... Edinburgh, 1828. 2 volumes, 4to, cloth; McAlpine, Neil The Argyleshire Pronouncing Gaelic Dictionary. Edinburgh, 1832. 8vo, contemporary green calf; Reid, John Bibliotheca Scoto-Celtica... Glasgow, 1832. Large 8vo, contemporary half morocco, author’s regards inscribed to flyleaf; MacKay, Charles The Gaelic Etymology of the Languages of Western Europe... London, 1877. 4to, green cloth, title torn; MacLean, Donald Typographia ScotoGadelica... Edinburgh, 1915. Large 8vo, number 131 of 250 copies signed by the publisher, original cloth; and 2 others, sold not subject to return (11) £400-500 67 HE71/21 Gaelic poetry and songs, a small collection including MacKay, Robert Songs and Poems in the Gaelic Language [Orain le Rob Donn, Bard Ainmeil Dhuthaich Mhic-Aoidh.]. Inverness: Kenneth Douglas, 1829. 8vo, half calf; MacKenzie, Kenneth [Coinneach MacCoinnich] Orain Ghaidhealich... Edinburgh, 1792. 8vo, inscribed on endpaper as a present from the author, modern quarter calf; MacLeod, Donald [Domhnul MacLeoid] Orain Nuadh Ghaeleach... Inverness, 1811. 8vo, modern half morocco, RARE: only 4 copies listed on Copac; Turner, Patrick [Paruig Mac-an-Tuairneir] Comhchruinneacha do Dh’Orain Taghta, Ghaidhealach... Edinburgh, 1813. 8vo, original boards with later cloth spine; MacIntyre, Duncan Ban Gaelic Poems and Songs. Glasgow, 1834. 12mo, modern half calf, no copies of this edition on Copac, lacking Gaelic title-page; MacDougall, Allan Orain, Marbhrannan, agus Duanagan, Ghaidhealach. Inverness, 1829. 8vo, modern calf, 6 copies found on Copac; Stewart, Donald & Alexander Cochruinneacha Taoghta de Shaothair nam Bard Gaëleach [A Choice Collection of the Works of the Highland Bards...] Edinburgh, 1804. 8vo, 2 volumes in 1; and 9 others, sold not subject to return (16) £400-500 68 HE71/23 Gaelic religious works, c.1725-1840, a small collection, including Synod of Argyle, translators The Confessions of Faith... [Admhail an Chreidimh...] Edinburgh, 1725. 12mo, contemporary calf, some loss to title-page, stamp and bookplate of Perth Sandeman Library [ESTC T117500, listing 12 copies]; Campbell, Daniel Smuaintean Cudthromacha mu Bhas agus Fhulangas ar Slanui-Fhir. Perth, 1800. 12mo, modern quarter calf [ESTC T160247, listing 5 copies in UK libraries]; Wilson, John Eisempleir Shoilleir Ceasnnuighe air Leabhir Aith-Ghearr nan Ceist... Edinburgh, 1773. 12mo, contemporary calf [ESTC T129298, listing 11 copies in libraries]; New Testament Tiomna Nuadh... Glasgow: John Orr, 1754. Small 4to, modern calf, some loss to the titlepage, browning [ESTC T143735, listing 16 copies]; MacFarlan, P. Comhnadh arson Aoradh Teaghlaich agus Urnuighean Diomhair... Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1829. 12mo, contemporary calf with blindstamp of the General Assembly’s School Committee to upper cover; and 156 others, sold not subject to return (21) £400-500 69 HE71/39 Gaelic Society of Inverness Transactions. 56 volumes, and 3 additional volumes, 8vo, dating 18722014, comprising volumes 1-2; 4-37; 41; 44-53; 57; 59-66, all in green cloth £300-400


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73 HE71/41 Grant, Anne, of Laggan Letters from the Mountains... London: Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme, 1807. Third edition, 3 volumes, 12mo, contemporary calf, joints split, ownership signatures to title-pages; [Idem] Poems on Various Subjects. Edinburgh: Longman & Rees, 1803. 8vo, contemporary tree calf, some foxing and soiling, some annotations in and early hand, some rubbing; [Idem] Memoir and Correspondence of Mrs Grant of Laggan... London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1844. 3 volumes, 8vo, modern cloth (7) £80-120 74 HE71/42 Headrick, James View of the Mineralogy, Agriculture, Manufactures and Fisheries of the Island of Arran... Edinburgh: Archibald Constable, 1807. 8vo, folding map, 24 leaves of advertisements at rear, modern black leather £200-300 75 HE71/29 Henderson, George, editor Memoirs of a Highland Gentleman, being the Reminiscences of Evander MacIver of Scourie... Edinburgh: T. and A. Constable, 1905. 4to, photogravure frontispiece, title photograph and 6 plates, original red quarter morocco, some slight wear and a little marginal dampstaining £120-180

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76 HE71/7 Highland Songs, Gaelic Co-Chruinneachadh Nuadh do Dh’Orannibh Gaidhealach. Inbhirneis [Inverness]: Eoin Young, 1806. 12mo, collates: iv, 203, [1], contemporary calf, RARE: only one copy traced: National Library of Scotland £200-300

70 HE71/31 Gaelic Works, a large collection of later books Blacklaw, Bill. Bun-Chursa Gaidhlig. Glasgow, 1978; Caimbeul, Tormod. Shrapnel. Stornoway, 2006; [Idem]. An naidheachd bhon taigh. Canan: Stornoway. 1994; Clark, Joan. Ainmean Gaidhlig Lusan. Tigh Inverness, 1999; Domhnallach, Jormod Calum. An Sgaineadh. Acair Stornoway, 1993; Hunter, James. Gaidhealtachd Alba: Tir Fo Dheasbad. Edinburgh, 2006; Lawson, Chris. Sgeulachdan a Seisiadar. Isle of Harris, 1990; Moireach, Iain. An Aghaidh Choimheach. Glasgow, 1973; Ross, Neil. Armageddon: A Fragment. Edinburgh, 1950; Tiomnadh, Seann. Bioball Na Cloinne. Beurla Lion Publishing: Oxford, 1992; and a quantity of others, sold not subject to return £400-500 71 HE71/19 Gillies, John [Gillies, Eoin] A Collection of Ancient and Modern Gaelic poems and Songs... [Dain, agus Orain Ghaidhealach do Reir Ordubh Dhaoin Uaisle]. Perth, 1786. 8vo, second variation of Gaelic title-page according to MacLean, contemporary calf, running title on p.210 erased and corrected in an early hand, notes in an early hand to endpaper £400-500 72 HE71/2 Gordon, Alexander Itinerarium Septentrionale: or, a Journey Thro’ most of the Counties of Scotland, and Those in the North of England. London: G. Strahan... 1726. Folio, 67, contemporary panelled calf, rebacked with a modern spine £300-400

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77 HE71/17 [MacCallum, Duncan, editor] Co-Chruinneacha Dhan, Orain, &c. &c. [A Collection of Original Poems, Songs, &c.] Inbhirnis [Inverness]: Seumais Friseal, 1821. 8vo, modern quarter calf gilt, RARE: only 4 copies listed on Copac Note: MacLean writes in his Typographia Scoto-Gadelica: The Editor was the Rev. Duncan Maccallum, Arisaig. The Heroic Poems were his own composition, and were afterwards published in the ‘Beauties of Gaelic Poetry’ as genuine specimens of ancient poetry, with remarks and annotations by Maccallum himself. In 1842 the authorship of these ancient poems was acknowledged by Maccallum... £200-300 78 HE71/4 MacCulloch, John A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland including the Isle of Man. Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Co., 1819. 3 volumes, 8vo and 4to, 33 plates (including 1 hand-coloured), 10 maps (including 9 handcoloured), contemporary calf, neatly rebacked, some foxing, some rubbing to covers (3) £300-500

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79 HE71/10 MacDonald, Alexander [MacDomhnuill, Alistair] A Galick and English Vocabulary [Leabhar a Theagasc Ainminnin]. Edinburgh: Printed by Robert Fleming and sold by Mris. Brown, 1741. 8vo, modern blue calf gilt with red morocco gilt label to spine, title-pages a little browned and worn, some cropping to upper margins with occasional loss of pagination [ESTC T90552] Note: One of the first Gaelic-English vocabularies published, Hugh Cheape writes that MacDonald, “...dominates the stage of Gaelic literature; a learned, inventive and complex author...” MacDonald’s Ais-eiridh na Sean Chànoin Albannaich, no An nuadh Oranaiche Gaidhealach [The Resurrection of the Ancient Scottish Language, or New Gaelic Songster] of 1751, “...mightwell have encouraged another Jacobite rising with its powerful propagandist tone.” [see Cheape, Hugh. The Gaelic Book The Printed Book in Scottish Gaelic]

80 HE71/15 MacDonald, Alexander [MacDomhnuill, Alistair] Orain Ghaelich. An nuadh Oranaiche Gaidhealach... Glasgow: James Duncan, 1802. Third edition of MacDonald’s Ais-Eiridh na Sean-Chanoin Albannaich..., second impression with “junior Bookseller, Saltmarket” to title-page, 12mo, later morocco, a.e.g., each page interleaved with later blank leaves, small hole to pp.13-14 with slight loss of letters

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82 81 HE71/13 MacDonald, Angus, Minister of Killearnan The Clan Donald. Inverness: The Northern Counties Publishing Company, Ltd., 1896-1904. 3 volumes, 8vo, original green and red cloth gilt, folding plate at p.1 torn, some foxing; [Idem] The MacDonald Collection of Gaelic Poetry. Inverness: The Northern Counties Newspaper and Printing and Publishing Company, Limited, 1911. 8vo, uniform green and red cloth gilt, lacking initial flyleaf (4) £350-450 82 HE71/3 MacDonald, Ronald, of the Isle of Eigg Comh-Chruinneachidh Orannaign Gaidhealagh. Duneidiunn [Edinburgh]: Walter Ruddiman, 1776. Volume 1 (all published), 12mo, contemporary tree calf rebacked with a modern spine, some foxing and occasional manuscript corrections in an early hand [ESTC T90692, listing only 9 copies in libraries in the British Isles and 3 copies in North American Libraries] Note: A rare collection of Gaelic songs and poems £300-400 83 HE71/20 MacFarlan, Robert [Raibeird Mac Pharlain] Nuadh Fhoclair Gaidhlig agus Beurla... [A New Alphabetical Vocabulary, Galic and English...] Dun-Eaduin [Edinburgh]: Printed for the Author by John Moir, and sold by John Ogle, 1795. 8vo, contemporary tree calf with gilt stamp of the Highland Society of Scotland to upper cover, bookplate [ESTC T90691] £300-400 84 HE71/5 Macfarlane, P. Co’-Chruinneachadh de Dh’orain Agus de Luinneagaibh Thaghta Ghae’lach... Dun-Eudainn [Edinburgh]: C. Stewart, 1813. [A Choice Collection of Gaelic Poems...] 12mo, contemporary half calf, neatly rebacked with later spine, lacking a couple of blank leaves, contemporary half calf neatly rebacked, some light spotting, a little soiling, a few annotations in ink and pencil in an early hand, [7 copies listed on Copac] £150-200

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86 HE71/6 MacKay, Alexander Original Songs and Poems in English and Gaelic. Inverness: Printed at the Journal Office, 1821. 12mo, collates: viii, [4], 178, [2], 18, original blue boards with paper label to spine, some browning and foxing, some pages loose, closed tear to one page, RARE: only one copy traced: the National Library of Scotland £200-300 87 HE71/9 [MacKenzie, Sir Francis, of Gairloch] Hints for the use of Highland Tenants and Cottagers [BeachdChomhairlean airson feum do Thuathanaich ‘us Choiteran Gaidh’Lach]. Inverness: Robert Carruthers, 1838. 8vo, 6 engraved plates, original blue boards with paper label to upper cover, some foxing, browning and slight dampstaining, boards and spine chipped Note: An unusual book, only 9 copies located on Copac. A bilingual text in English and Gaelic, translated into Gaelic by Roderick Macdonald, an Inverness schoolmaster. In the introduction, MacKenzie addresses his tenants thus: This Treatise, though applicable to many parts of Scotland, is chiefly intended for the benefit of you, my Cottar Tenants, since, although I so frequently have the satisfaction of meeting you personally, the little time afforded for conversing upon a variety of matters connected with your welfare, induces me now thus to address you and offer my assistance in alleviating that want of plenty and comfort which amongst you all is but too apparent. £150-200 88 HE71/38 [Macpherson, James] - Ossian Temora, an Ancient Epic Poem... together with several other poems, composed by Ossian, the Son of Fingal... london, 1763. 4to, contemporary calf, facsimile title-page; Smith, John Galic Antiquities... Edinburgh, 1780. 4to, contemporary calf, coves detached, title-page torn; Smith, John Sean Dana le Oisian, Orran, Ulann, &c. [Ancient Poems of Ossian, Orran, Ullin &c.] Edinburgh: Charles Elliot, 1787. 4to, contemporary calf; Macpherson, James The Poems of Ossian... Edinburgh, 1792. 8vo, new edition, contemporary calf; Mackenzie, Henry Report of the Committee of the Highland Society of Scotland, appointed to inquire into the nature and authenticity of the Poems of Ossian. Edinburgh, 1805. 8vo, contemporary half calf; [Macpherson, James] The Poems of Ossian, in the original Gaelic, with a translation into Latin. London, 1807. 3 volumes, 8vo, contemporary calf, worn; Graham, Patrick Essay on the Authenticity of the Poems of Ossian... Edinburgh, 1807. 8vo, contemporary half calf; McCallum, Hugh & John, editors An Original Collection of the Poems of Ossian... Montrose, 1816. 8vo, later half calf; Ossian Dana Oisin Mhic Fhinn... Edinburgh, 1818. 8vo, contemporary calf; and 7 others, sold not subject to return (18) £250-350 89 HE71/1 McIntyre North, C.N. Leabhar Comunn Nam Fior Ghael [The Book of the Club of the True Highlander]. London: Richard Smythson, [1881.] Folio, 2 volumes bound as one, later? red cloth, some wear and foxing £200-300

90 HE71/25 Scottish and Gaelic music and poetry, 28 books Kennedy-Fraser, Marjory Songs of the Hebrides. London: Boosey & Co., 1909-1921. 3 volumes, 4to, original cloth, dust-jackets chipped; Carmichael, Alexander Carmina Gadelica... Edinburgh, 1900. 2 volumes, 4to, one of 300 copies, inscribed to Donald MacKenzie from Carmichael, original boards, worn, repaired; Sinton, Thomas The Poetry of Badenoch. Inverness, 1906. 8vo, original green cloth; Stewart, Charles The Killin Collection of Gaelic Songs... Edinburgh: MacLachlan & Stewart, 1884. 4to; Dun, Finlay Orain na’h-Albain... Edinburgh, [n.d.]. Folio; MacFarlane, Malcolm - Whitehead, Fr. W. Songs of the Highlands. Inverness, [n.d.] Folio, original cloth; and 19 others, sold not subject to return (28) £400-500 91 HE71/34 Scottish Highlands & Islands, a quantity Anderson, Alan Orr. Early Sources of Scottish History. Edinburgh, 1922; Blundell, Dom. The Catholic Highlands of Scotland. Edinburgh, 1909; Campbell, John Gregorson. Superstitions of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. Glasgow, 1900; Helme, Elizabeth. St Claire of the Isles. London, 1910; Macdonald, Kenneth. Social and Religious Life in the Highlands. Edinburgh, 1902; MacKinnon, Charles. The Scottish Highlanders: A Personal View. London, 1984; MacNeil, Kevin. The Stornoway Way. London, 2005; Mitchell, Ian. The Isles of the West. Edinburgh, 1999; Otter, Henry. West Coast of Scotland Pilot: Part One. London, 1911; Prebble, John. The Lion in the North. London, 1971; and a quantity of others, sold not subject to return £400-500 92 HE71/32 Scottish History, a large collection Campbell, Lord Archibald Records of Argyll... Edinburgh, 1885. 4to, original cloth; Fergusson, Calum. Children of the Black House. Edinburgh, 2003; Hunter, Samuel. Dictionary of Anagrams. London, 1982; Macdonald, Donald. Slaughter Under Trust: Glencoe 1692. London, 1965; Macmillan, Somerled. Bygone Lochaber. Glasgow, 1971; McKean, Thomas. Hebridean Song-Maker. Edinburgh, 1965; Prebble, John. The Story of the Massacre: Glencoe. London, 1966; Stiubhart, Domhnall Uilleam. The Life & Legacy of Alexander Carmichael. Scotland, 2008.; Walker, David. Harry Black. London, 1956; Watson, J. Carmichael. Gaelic Songs of Mary Macleod. Glasgow, 1934; Wilson, Barbara Kerr. Scottish Folk-tales and Legends. Oxford,1954; and a quantity of others, sold not subject to return £600-700 93 HE71/35 Scottish Natural History, a collection Gordon, Seton Wanderings of a Naturalist. London, 1921. 8vo, original cloth; [Idem] Hebridean Memories. London, 1923; [Idem] The Immortal Isles, 1926; Boyd, John Morton. Natural Environment of the Inner Hebrides. Edinburgh, 1983; Dougall, Robert. A Scottish Naturalist. London, 1982; Forbes, Alexander Robert. Gaelic Names of Beasts, Birds, Fish, Insects, Reptiles Etc. Edinburgh, 1905; Harding, R. R. St Kilda: An Illustrated account of geology. London, 1984; Harvie-Brown, J. A. A Vertebrate Fauna of Scotland. Edinburgh, 1904; Holliday, Fred. Wildlife of Scotland. London, 1980; Kearton, R. Wild Nature’s Ways. London, 1904; Milliken, William. Flora Celtica. Edinburgh, 2006; Peel, C. V. A. Wild Sport in the Outer Hebrides. London, 1901; Thom, Valerie. Birds in Scotland. Staffordshire, 1986; and a quantity of others, sold not subject to return £250-350


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94 HE71/28 Scottish Travel, 20 volumes, including Garnett, T. Observations on a Tour through the Highlands... London: John Stockdale, 1811. 2 volumes, new edition, 4to, contemporary diced calf; [Pennant, Thomas] A Tour in Scotland. Warrington, 1774. Third edition, 4to; A Tour in Scotland and Voyage to the Hebrides. Chester, 1774. 4to; A Tour in Scotland 1772, part ii. London, 1790. 4to; uniformly bound in later half calf; Knox, John A Tour Through the Highlands of Scotland, and the Hebride Isles in 1786. London, 1787. 8vo, modern quarter morocco; Hall, James Travels in Scotland... London, 1807. 2 volumes, 8vo, contemporary tree calf; Bristed, John Anthroplanomenos, or A Pedestrian Tour through Part of the Highlands of Scotland, in 1801. London, 1803. 2 volumes, 8vo, contemporary half calf; Wilson, James A Voyage round the Coasts of Scotland and the Isles. Edinburgh, 1842. 2 volumes, 8vo, original cloth; Victoria, Queen - Helps, Arthur Leaves from the Journal of our Life in the Highlands. London, 1868. 8vo, original cloth; [Idem] More Leaves from the Journal of a Life in the Highlands. London, 1884. 8vo, original cloth; and 6 others, sold not subject to return (20) £600-800 95 HE71/33 Scottish Travel, a collection Buchanan, Rev. John Lane. Travels in the Western Hebrides from 1782 to 1790. London, 1997; Green, Daniel. Corbett’s Tour in Scotland. Aberdeen, 1984; Hewitson, Jim. Far Off in Sunlit Places. Edinburgh, 1998; MacKay, Reverend W. A. Zorra Boys: At Home and Abroad. Toronto, 1900; MacNeil, Neil. The Highland Heart in Nova Scotia. New York, 1948; Pococke, Richard. Tours in Scotland. Edinburg,. 1887; Pottle, Frederick. Boswell’s Journal of a Tour of the Hebrides. London, 1936; Smith, Alexander. A Summer in Skye. Edinburgh, 1885; Wordsworth, Dorothy. A Tour in Scotland in 1803. Edinburgh, 1974; Youngson, A. J. Beyond The Highland Line. London, 1974; and a quantity of others, sold not subject to return £200-300 96 HE71/22 Shaw, William A Galic and English Dictionary. London: Printed for the Authors by W. and A. Strahan, and sold by J. Murray..., 1780. 4to in twos, 2 volumes in one, collates: a-b2, a-5B2; a1, B-4H2, 4I1, contemporary calf, a little dustsoiling, ownership signature to flyleaf, hinges split, rubbed [ESTC T147710] £300-500

97 HE71/27 The Highlands - history Gilpin, William Observations on Several Parts of Great Britain, particularly the High-Lands... made in the year 1776. London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1808. 8vo, 2 volumes in one, 40 plates and tables, modern quarter calf; Skene, William F. The Highlanders of Scotland... London, 1837. 2 volumes, 8vo, green half crushed morocco with gilt tooling to spines; Scottish Clans The History of the Feuds and Conflicts among the Clans... Glasgow: John Gillies, 1780. 8vo, contemporary calf [ESTC T83138, listing 12 copies in libraries]; [Browne, James] A Critical Examination of Dr. MacCulloch’s Work on the Highlands and Western Isles of Scotland. Edinburgh: Daniel Lizars and G.B. Whittaker, 1826. 8vo, contemporary calf; Campbell, Duncan Reminiscences and Reflections of an octogenarian Highlander. Invernes, 1910. 4to, original brown cloth gilt; Grant, James Thoughts on the Origin and Descent of the Gael... Edinburgh, 1814. 8vo, contemporary calf; Superstitions Essays on the Superstitions of the Highlanders of Scotland. London, 1811. 2 volumes, 12mo, modern quarter calf; MacLeay, K. Historical Memoirs of Rob Roy... Glasgow, 1818. 12mo, later half calf; MacPherson, John Critical Dissertations on the... Ancient Caledonians... London, 1768. 4to, later half calf [ESTC T96376]; Betham, Sir William The Gael and Cymbri... Dublin, 1834. 8vo, cloth; Lauder, Sir Thomas Dick An Account of the Great Floods of August 1829... Edinburgh, 1830. Second edition, 8vo; Dalyell, John Graham The Darker Superstitions of Scotland. Glasgow, 1835. 8vo, modern quarter calf, lacking initial leaf, some repairs with loss to text; and 4 others, sold not subject to return (18) £500-600 98 HE71/26 Western Isles and Hebrides, travel MacCulloch, John The Highlands and Western Isles of Scotland. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees..., 1824. 4 volumes, 8vo, contemporary blue calf gilt, stamps of the Royal Geographical Society; Cumming, Constance F. Gordon From the Hebrides to the Himalayas. London, 1876. 2 volumes, 8vo, plates, modern quarter cloth; Johnson, James The Recess, or Autumnal Relaxation in the Highlands and Lowlands... London: Longman, Rees..., 1834. 8vo, presentation copy from the author, quarter cloth with paper label to spine; [Johnson, Samuel] A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland. Edinburgh: Mundell & Son, 1798. 12mo, nineteenth century half calf, small hole to pp.65-66, lacking map (8) £200-250


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HISTORY & MILITARY 99 HE32/14 17 volumes including Burnet, Gilbert The History of the Reformation of the Church of England. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1816. 3 volumes in 6, 8vo, titles with engraved vignette, contemporary calf, spines gilt, green and red morocco labels; Homer Opera omnia. Glasgow, 1814. 5 volumes, 8vo, contemporary calf; Homer The Iliad [The Odyssey]. 1809. 4 volumes, 8vo, contemporary calf, spines gilt, slightly rubbed; Potter, J. Archaeologia Graeca. 1813, 2 volumes, 8vo, contemporary half calf (17) £200-300 100 HE683/3 1745 Rebellion. An Act for laying out, making and keeping in Repair, a Road proper for the Passage of Troops and Carriages from the City of Carlisle to the Town of Newcastle on Tyne, January 17th 1750, printed black letter Act of Parliament on 38pp., disbound, folio Note: After the 1745 Rebellion, Parliament passed Acts with a view to controlling the Jacobites and preventing future rebellions. The Act of 17.01.1750 was passed for making and repairing a proper road for the passage of troops and carriages from Carlisle to Newcastle. George Wade used vast sections of Hadrian’s wall to do this. The Highland army had been able to reach Derby quickly in 1745. £150-250 101 HD611/5 Barbour, John The Life and Acts of the Most Victorious Conqueror Robert Bruce, King of Scotland. Edinburgh, 1758. 4to., final leaf with loss of blank margin ; The Acts and Deeds of the most Famous and Valiant Champion Sir William Wallace. [c.1758], 4to., lacks title, fine black morocco emblematically tooled enclosing Scottish Royal coats-of-arms, g.e., bookplate of David MacBrayne, some spotting and occasional marginal dampstaining; Jamieson, John The Bruce, or the Metrical History of Robert I King of Scots by Master John Barbour. Glasgow, 1869. 2 volumes, 8vo, red half morocco, one cover detached (4) £200-300 102 LT2014/40 Berkeley, William Fitzhardinge Minutes of evidence before the Committee of Privileges to whom the petition of William Fitzharding Berkeley, claiming as of right to be Earl of Berkeley was referred. London, 1801. Folio, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, rebacked, some water spotting; Maxwell, William Constable In the House of Lords case on behalf of William Constable Maxwell claiming to be Lord Herries of Terregles in the Peerage of Scotland [bound with] Minutes of evidence, etc. 1848-58.. Folio, MS. index at front and copy of the speech of Lord Cranworth in MS, folding pedigrees (tear to the large folding pedigree in the Minutes of evidence), contemporary calf (2)

104 HD611/9 Burke and Hare Murders - Macnee, John Trial of William Burke and Helen M’Dougal, before the High Court of Justiciary, at Edinburgh, December 24. 1828 for the Murder of Margery Campbell or Docherty. [& Supplement]. Edinburgh: R. Buchanan [&c.], 1829. 8vo, 2 parts in one volume, 2 lithographed frontispieces, maroon half morocco, some spotting, rubbed; Roughead, W. Burke and Hare. 1921. First edition, 8vo, limited to 250 copies, original cloth, t.e.g.; MacGregor, George The History of Burke and Hare. 1884. 8vo, plates, original cloth, slightly rubbed (4) £200-300 105 HD885/7 History, 22 volumes, comprising, Froude, J.A., History of England. London: Longmans, 1872. 12 volumes, 8vo, contemporary half calf, morocco lettering pieces, spines gilt; Gardiner, Samuel R. History of England. London: Longmans, 1884. 10 volumes, 8vo, green half morocco, t.e.g., spines faded (22) £250-350 106 HE683/4 Jacobite Rebellion, 1715 - An Act for Explaining ... An Act to Oblige Papists to Register their Names and Real Estates, dated February 20th, 1716, printed black letter Act of Parliament, folio, disbound, slight uniform browning £100-150 107 HD435/3 James I and VI, King The Workes of the most High and Mighty Prince James.. Kinge of Great Brittaine. London: Robert Barker & John Bill, 1616 [colophon dated 1620]. Folio, [38], 621, engraved portrait frontispiece, additional engraved title by Renold Elstrack, woodcut coat of arms, contemporary calf, neat repair to base of spine, occasional light dampstaining Provenance: Appleby Castle Library, Appleby Castle, Westmorland Note: A reissue of the 1616 edition, with added quires 3C-3G with colophon: London printed by Robert Barker and Iohn Bill .. Anno M.DC.XX. ESTC: S112082; STC 14344 £800-1,000

£50-100 103 HD611/10 Burke and Hare Murders - 7 pamphlets, including Letter to the Lord advocate, disclosing the accomplices, secrets and other facts relative to the Late Murders. Edinburgh: sold at no. 132 High Street, 1829, 36pp.; Authentic Confessions Of William Burke, who was executed at Edinburgh on 28th January 1829. Edinburgh: R. Menzies, 1829, 8pp.; West Port Murders. Edinburgh: R. Menzies, [1829], 12pp.; The Official Confessions of William Burke. Edinburgh: Stillie’s Library, 1829; 20pp.; A timely Hint to Anatomical Practitioners. [Edinburgh, 1829], 1 page, apparently lacking last 2 stanzas; Rhymes on Reading the Trial of William Burke and Helen M’Dougal for Murder. Edinburgh: J. Hutchison [1829]; and 2pp. “correspondence”, red half calf, bookplate of William Harvey, somewhat spotted £300-400

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108 HE19/1 Murray, Thomas The Laws and Acts of Parliament made by King James the First, Second... Edinburgh: printed by David Lindsay, 1681. Folio, engraved coat of arms, additional engraved title-page, title-page in red and black, 9 portraits, contemporary calf, lacking inserted leaves between p.2O2 and 2O3 which should be entitled “The King’s Majestie’s Letter...”, final pages worn with some loss, joints split £80-120 109 HD610/27 Raleigh, Sir Walter [John Milton] The Cabinet-Council: Containing the Cheif Arts of Empire, and Mysteries of State discabineted... Published by John Milton. London: Thomas Newcomb for Thomas Johnson, 1658. First edition, 8vo, [viiii, 199], contemporary calf, a little light spotting, a couple of catchwords or signatures trimmed, lacks portrait of Raleigh, rebacked £600-900 110 HD435/30 Rushworth, John Historical Collections.. containing the principal matters which happened from the Dissolution of the Parliament. London: George Thomason, 1659; John Wright & Richard Chiswell, 1680; Richard Chiswell & Thomas Cockerill, 1692, 1692, 1701, 1701. 4 parts in 7 volumes, First editions, folio, double-page map in volume 1, 8 engraved portraits, and 1 folding plate, contemporary reversed calf, neatly rebacked, red morocco lettering pieces; [ESTC T195706], occasional light browning or spotting, extremities lightly rubbed, some scuff marks damaging calf on sides Provenance: John Lockhart of Lee, armorial bookplates; Appleby Castle Library, Appleby Castle, Westmorland. Note: Rushworth’s Historical Collections (1659–1701), covering the period from 1618 to 1649, remain an important source of information on events leading up to and during the English Civil Wars. As secretary (1645–50) to Sir Thomas Fairfax, general of the New Model Army, Rushworth had considerable importance, and during the intermission of parliaments (1629–40) he attended and made shorthand notes of all important political and judicial proceedings heard before the Star Chamber, the court of honour, and the king and council. £500-700

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111 HE98/1 Smeaton, John The report of John Smeaton... concerning the practicability and expence of joining the Rivers Forth and Clyde by Navigable Canal... Edinburgh: Balfour, Auld and Smellie, 1767. Small 4to, 2 folding maps, contemporary paper wrappers, a little offsetting to maps, tear to initial map [ESTC N26386] Note: The first of Smeaton’s reports. £200-300 112 HD435/67 Speed, John The Historie of Great Britaine under the Conquests of the Romans, Saxons, Danes and Normans. London: George Humble, 1632. Third edition, folio, portrait trimmed and laid-down onto A1 (blank), contemporary panelled calf rebacked with modern spine, bookplate, A5 verso repaired, some occasional small tears and light dampstaining Provenance: Appleby Castle Library, Appleby Castle, Westmorland £300-400 113 EZ774/69 United States - Washington, George - Sparks, Jared The Life of George Washington, Commander-in-Chief of the American Armies, and First President of the United States, to which are added, his Diaries and Speeches. London: H. Colburn, 1839. First English Edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, lithographed frontispieces on India Paper, contemporary calf gilt, gilt arms on sides, morocco labels, very slightly rubbed £300-400 114 HD885/24 Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of The Dispatches. London: John Murray, 1837-38, 13 volumes & General Orders, 1837, 8vo, contemporary calf, spines gilt; Dispatches, Correspondence and Memoranda. 1847-48, 3 volumes, red half morocco, library stamp to titles; Supplementary Despatches and Memoranda. London: John Murray, 1858-72. 15 volumes, contemporary half morocco, spines gilt, library stamp to titles; Wellington’s signature on an envelope front loosely inserted (33)

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LITERATURE 115 HE107/17 “Carrol, Lewis” [Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge], a small collection The Hunting of the Snark... London, 1876. Twelfth thousand, 8vo, original cloth; The Hunting of the Snark... London, 1876. Seventeenth thousand, 8vo, original cloth; Rhyme? and Reason?. London, 1883. 8vo, original cloth, bookplate of Caryl Liddell Hargreaves; Curiosa Mathematica, part 1. London, 1895. Fourth edition, 8vo, original cloth; A Tangled Tale. London, 1885. Second thousand, 8vo, original cloth; The Story of Sylvie and Bruno. London, 1932. 8vo, original cloth; The Rectory Umbrella and Mischmasch. London, 1932. 8vo, original cloth; Sotheby & Co. Harmsworth Trust Library, the tenth portion, Catalogue of the Collection of the Writings of the Revd. C. L. Dodgson {“Lewis Carroll”), 1947; and 2 others, sold not subject to return (10) £200-300 116 SV730/69F 7 volumes including Joyce, James Ulysses. Paris, 1924, 4th printing, quarter morocco, text discoloured, edges rubbed; Woolf, V. To the Lighthouse. Hogarth Press, 1927. original cloth, page 15 tipped back in and frayed, a few spots, binding soiled; Wells, H.G. Tono Bungay. 1909; Kipps. 1905, reprinted; Country of the Blind. [n.d.]; Love and Mr Lewisham. 1904; The History of Mr Polly. 1910, original cloth, a bit rubbed (7) £150-200 117 HD435/81 Aesop - John Ogilby The Fables of Aesop paraphras’d in Verse, by John Ogilby. London: Andrew Crook, 1651. 4to., [16], engraved frontispiece & 74 plates, early 19th century russia, G4 defective, joint split, manuscript index on verso of frontispiece and title-page, lacking portrait and 6 plates, early signature of Robert Mostyn on title, slight soiling and dampstaining Provenance: Appleby Castle Library, Appleby Castle, Westmorland £300-400 118 HE65/7 Alighieri, Dante La Divina Commedia. Florence: nella Tipografia all’insgna dell’Ancora, 1817-19. 4 volumes folio, 124 engraved plates by G. Masselli and E. Lapi after F. Nenci & Luigi Adamolli, , contemporary half calf, slight spotting, small dampstain in some fore-margins of volume 2, armorial bookplates, hinges renewed, bindings of volumes 2-4 worn, volume 1 neatly rebound in half morocco £200-300

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119 HD636/2 Barnes, Julian, Martin Amis and Graham Swift A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters. 1989; Talking it Over. 1991; Cross Channel. 1996; England, England. 1998; Love, etc. 2000; Amis, Martin Einstein’s Monsters. 1987; Time’s Arrow, 1991; The Information, 1995; Night Train. 1997; Heavy Water and Other Stories. 1998; Swift, Graham Ever After. 1992; Last Orders. 1996; all first editions, dustwrappers, none price-clipped, all protected by transparent book covers (12) £100-200 120 HD435/116 Beaumont, Francis & John Fletcher The Dramatic Works, collated with all the former editions and corrected. London: for T. Evan [&c.], 1778. 10 volumes, 8vo, 54 engraved plates, contemporary tree calf gilt, spines gilt, red and green lettering pieces Provenance: Appleby Castle Library, Appleby Castle, Westmorland £200-300

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122 HD610/22 Blixen, Karen Out of Africa. London: Putnam, 1937. First edition, 8vo, original red cloth, dustwrapper, price-clipped and frayed at top and lower edge £300-500 123 HE65/56 Boccaccio, Giovanni The Novels and Tales of the Renowned John Boccacio. London: A. Churchill, 1684. Fifth edition, folio, engraved frontispiece portrait, contemporary calf, [Wing B3378], bookplate of St. Andrew Ward Esq. of Hooton Pagnell, some slight spotting, joints splitting, upper cover almost detached £300-400

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124 HD885/22 Boswell, James The Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L.D. London: Charles Dilly, 1791. First edition, second issue reading “give” on p.135, line 10, volume 1, 2 volumes, 4to., engraved portrait frontispiece and 2 engraved plates, contemporary calf, bookplate of Jn. Larking, 19th century inscription on endpaper of Ambrose Warde, some spotting, joints neatly repaired but cracking, neat repair to head of spines £700-1,000

121 HE31/3 Blake, William - Edward Young The Complaint, or Night Thoughts, on Life, Death & Immortality. The Folio Society, 2005. 2 volumes, folio (facsimile), and 1 volume, 8vo (text), number 233 of 1000 copies, coloured throughout, blue morocco backed pictorial cloth with designs by David Eccles after Blake, accompanying text volume original cloth, all within folding blue cloth box with green morocco label £300-400

125 HD611/13 Buchan, John [Signed copy] The Marquis of Montrose. London: T. Nelson, 1913. First edition, 8vo, signed by the author on title page, plates, original blue buckram, binding slightly soiled, spine faded £150-200 126 HE18/4 Burroughs, William, and other writers White Subway. London: Aloes, [1973] First edition, 8vo, softcover, some slight darkening and creasing; and another copy, each one of 1000 copies; [Idem] Junkie. London: New English Library, 1966. 8vo, original paper wrappers; Banks, Iain M. The Wasp Factory. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1984. First US edition, first impression, original quarter cloth, dust-jacket; McEwan, Ian The Cement Garden. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1978. First US edition, first impression, original quarter cloth, dust-jacket, gift inscription to free endpaper (5) £200-300 127 SV730/69C Burton, Sir Richard Francis - Arabian Nights The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night. London: H.S. Nichols Ltd., 1897. 12 volumes, library edition, 8vo, original red half morocco (12) £600-800 128 HE65/102 Burton, Sir Richard Francis, a collection of 22 volumes, including Wright, Thomas The Life of Sir Richard Burton. 1906. 2 volumes, 8vo, plates, original cloth, portion of front free endpaper excised, bindings lightly marked; Burton, R.F. Il Pentamerone, or the Tale of Tales. London, 1893. 2 volumes, 8vo, original black cloth, bindings slightly soiled; Burton, R.F. The Book of a Thousand Nights and a Night. 1893. 8 (of 10) volumes, original black and gold decorative cloth, blindstamp to titles, Burton, R.F. Vikram and the Vampire. 1893. 8vo, original pictorial black cloth gilt, blindstamp to title and half-title; 3 later reprints, 1 biography & 2 Spink catalogues of Burton material (22) £150-200

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129 HE65/104 Burton, Sir Richard Francis, Kama Shastra Society collection, comprising The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana, translated from the Sanscrit, 1883; Ananga-Ranga (Stage of the Bodiless One) or the Hindu Art of Love. 1885; The Perfumed Garden of the Cheikh Nefzaoui. 1886; The Beharistan (Abode of Spring) by Jami. 1887. First edition, first issue; The Guilistan or Rose Garden of Sa’di. 1888. First edition, first issue; all “Cosmopoli”, or Benares, for the Kama Shastra Society of London and Benares, and for private circulation only, all vellum bindings, uncut, 8vo, all contained in contemporary maroon morocco case with lock (key not present) lettered in gilt “Kama Shastra Society, London & Benares 18831888, The Perfumed Garden rather soiled and rubbed, four volumes with blindstamp to title page and final leaf

133 HE32/9 Dickens, Charles Master Humphrey’s Clock. London: Chapman & Hall, 1840-41. First edition in book form, 3 volumes, 8vo, illustrations by G. Cattermole & Hablot Browne, original pictorial brown ribbed cloth, slight spotting & occasional marks, head and tail of spines worn £100-150 134 SV730/69A Dickens, Charles Works. London: Chapman & Hall, 1913-1914. 22 volumes, the Universal Edition, contemporary crushed brown morocco gilt (22) £150-250

£400-600 130 HE89/5 Crabbe, George The Works. London, J. Murray, 1823. 5 volumes, 8vo, contemporary half calf, slightly spotted; Thackeray, W.M. The Virginians. London, 1858. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, contemporary half calf, Colton, C.C. Lacon. London, 1822. 12th edition, 3 volumes, 8vo, contemporary half calf (10) £200-300 131 HE107/10 de la Mer, Walter Desert Islands. London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1930. 8vo, signed and inscribed by de la Mer to half-title: Walter de la Mer for Arthur Rogers with all good wishes and many thanks, May 9. 43?, original green cloth, spine faded, shelf-lean £120-180 132 HD894/1 Dibdin, Thomas Frognall Typographical Antiquities; or The History of Printing in England, Scotland and Ireland... London: William Miller, 1810-1819. 4 volumes, 4to, halftitles and title-pages in red and black, 15 portraits and 23 plates, attractive modern green quarter morocco gilt, occasional slight dampstaining, some offsetting; An Index to Dibdin’s Edition of the Typographical Antiquities... London, 1899. 8vo, uniform with 4to volumes, original wrappers bound in; [Idem] Bibliophobia... London: Henry Bohn, 1832. 8vo, with publisher’s errata slip, near-uniform with previous volumes (6) £300-400

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135 HE504/1 Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan The Voice of Science, pp.312-317 in The Strand Magazine, volume 1, 1891 (part 1); Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, i-xxiv, in The Strand Magazine, volumes 1-6, 1891-1893; and volumes x and xi of The Strand Magazine; all contemporary half morocco gilt, joints cracking (8) £200-300 136 HE358/1 Dryden, John The Works. London: W. Millar, 1808. 17 volumes only of 18 (volume 15 lacking), 8vo, with notes by Walter Scott, contemporary calf, neatly rebacked, spines gilt, red and green morocco labels £400-600 137 HE111/1 Edinburgh Review, a run of 44 volumes 1802 - 1826, 44 volumes, 8vo, with an index vol for the first 12 years, contemporary half calf, spines gilt, a few slightly rubbed Note: The third Edinburgh Review, started in 1802, became one of the most influential British magazines of the 19th century. It promoted Romanticism and Whig politics, though it was also notoriously critical of some major Romantic poetry. £200-300 138 HE65/103 Erotica - Straparola, Giovanni Francesco The Most Delectable Nights of Straparola of Caravaggio. Paris: Charles Carrington, 1906. 2 volumes, 8vo, number 347 of 1000 copies, coloured plates, with an extra suite of 22 plates in a watered blue silk box, original blue cloth gilt, t.e.g., all contained in contemporary brown morocco case, blindstamp to title and following leaf £200-300 139 HE18/2 Fleming, Ian, 2 volumes comprising On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. London: Jonathan Cape, 1963. First edition, 8vo, original brown cloth with white ribbon motif to upper cover and silver lettering to spine, dust-jacket, covers faded, booksellers’ pencil marks and the signature ‘Team Humphries’ to free endpaper, some darkening and a little bumping and chipping to dust-jacket; [Idem] The Man with the Golden Gun. London: Jonathan Cape, 1965. First edition, 8vo, original black cloth with gilt lettering to spine, dust-jacket, a little occasional light soiling, booksellers’ label and pencil writing to free endpaper and half-title, ownership signature to free endpaper, dustjacket price clipped with some rubbing and nibbling (2) £150-250 140 HE18/1 Fleming, Ian, 2 volumes, comprising For Your Eyes Only. London: Jonathan Cape, 1960. First edition, 8vo, original black cloth with white eye motif to upper cover and gilt lettering to spine, dust-jacket, booksellers’ pencil pricing to free endpaper, a little darkening and foxing to fore-edges, some very slight internal soiling, some darkening and a little wear to dust-jacket, dust jacket spine a little rubbed; [Idem] The Man with the Golden Gun. London: Jonathan Cape, 1965. First edition, 8vo, original black cloth gilt, dust-jacket, booksellers’ pencil marks to free endpaper and half-title, price on dust-jacket slightly trimmed but not clipped, some rubbing to dust-jacket, small closed tear to lower cover (2) £450-550

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141 HE17/1 Fleming, Ian, a collection of 5 volumes including Thunderball. 1961, backstrip lettered in gilt, dust-jacket, few small stains to p.7-9; On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. 1963, owner’s name on front free endpaper, dust-jacket a bit stained, short tear at lower wrap; You Only Live Twice. 1964, dust-jacket bit stained on lower cover, owner’s initials on front free endpaper; The Man with the Golden Gun. 1965, dust-jacket; Markham, Robert Colonel Sun. 1968, dust-jacket, none price-clipped (5) £500-700 142 HE22/2 [Garden, Francis, Lord Gardenstone, attributed to] Miscellanies in Prose and Verse. Edinburgh: printed by J. Robertson, 1791. First edition, 8vo, contemporary calf, covers worn Note: An unusual book, ESTC T118510 lists 8 copies in libraries. £300-400 143 HD611/12 Geddes, Patrick - The Evergreen A Northern Seasonal. Edinburgh, 1895-1897. 4 volumes, large 8vo, plates, illustrations, original limp brown leather, stamped and coloured design by Charles H. Mackie, t.e.g., wormhole at foot of two spines £200-300 144 HD636/4 Henty, George Alfred, 23 volumes, including many first editions, comprising True to the Old Flag. London: Blackie & Son, 1885 [1884]. First edition, 12 plates, some writing to endpapers, some rubbing, hinges splitting; The Cat of the Bubastes. London: Blackie & Son, 1889. First edition; [Idem] By England’s Aid... London, 1891. First edition; [Idem] Held Fast for England. London, 1892. First edition, library stamp of Westwood House Library; [Idem] In Greek Waters. London, 1893. First edition; [Idem] Wulf the Saxon. London, 1895. First edition; [Idem] Through Russian Snows. London, 1896. First edition; [Idem] At Agincourt. London, 1897; First edition; [Idem] With Frederick the Great... London, 1898. First edition; [Idem] Both Sides of the Border. London, 1899 [1898]. First edition, rebacked; [Idem] With Buller in Natal. London, 1901 [1900]. First edition; [Idem] Out with Garibaldi. London, 1901 [1900]. First edition; [Idem] At the Point of the Bayonet. London, 1902. First edition; all 8vo, all but one published by Blackie & Son, all original cloth; and 12 others (23) £350-450


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145 HE89/1 Irving, Washington The Works. London: Bell & Daldy, 1866. 10 volumes, 8vo, red half morocco gilt, some spotting £250-350 146 HD885/6 Johnson, Samuel The Works. Oxford: Talboys & Wheeler, 1825. 11 volumes, 8vo, contemporary calf, gilt arms of Trinity College, Cambridge, on sides £200-300 147 SV730/69G Lawrence, D.H. Sons and Lovers. London: Duckworth, 1913. First edition, 8vo, 20pp. adverts. at end, original blue cloth, binding damp-soiled £200-300 148 HD568/5 Literature and History, a quantity, including Roscoe’s Novelist’s Library 19 12mo. volumes in contemporary calf, 1831-1833; McCarthy, Justin A History of Our Own Times. London, 1879. Second edition, 4 volumes, 8vo, contemporary green half calf gilt; Darwin, Erasmus The Temple of Nature... London, 1803. 4to., later spine over original boards, lacking 1 plate; Taylor, Thomas The Metaphysics of Aristotle... London, 1801. 4to., contemporary half calf, pp.449-456 in manuscript facsimile, upper cover detached; and a large quantity of others, sold not subject to return (quantity)

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£300-400 149 HE89/6 Literature, a collection, including Lamb, Charles The Letters. London: E. Moxon, 1837. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, frontispieces, original cloth, spines gilt, spines faded; Boaden, James Memoirs of the Life of John Philip Kemble. London, 1825. 2 volumes, 8vo, frontispiece, contemporary half calf; [Tayler, C.B.] May you Like it. London, 1823. 2 volumes, 12mo, frontispieces, contemporary half calf; Brown, Thomas The Fudge Family in Paris. London, 1818. 12mo, contemporary half calf gilt; and 8 others (15) £150-200 150 HE18/5 Miller, Henry Sexus, the Rosy Crucifixion. Tokyo: Keimeisha, [n.d.] 2 volumes, 8vo, original card wrappers; Plexus, the Rosy Crucifixion. Paris: The Olympia Press, [n.d. but 1953]. 2 volumes, 8vo, number 1333 (vol. 1) and 1288 (vol. 2) of two thousand copies, original paper-covered card wrappers (4) £200-300

151 HD899/9 Milton, John Paradise Lost... London: Jacob Tonson, 1688. Fourth edition, folio, portrait, 12 plates, contemporary calf, repairs to many plates and leaves, with loss to Garden of Eden plate in Book V, some soiling, upper cover and portrait detached, rubbed and chipped [ESTC R15589] £250-350 152 HE65/105 Miscellaneous collection, 36 volumes including Machen, Arthur The Caerleon Edition of the Works. 1923, 9 volumes, 8vo, number 730 of 1000 sets signed by the author, frontispiece, original cloth, t.e.g.; d’Angouleme, Margaret The Heptameron. 1894. 5 volumes, 8vo, plates, original blue cloth gilt, t.e.g.; Morris, F.O. The Life and Death of Jason. 1867, autograph letter to John Skelton (1831-97) discussing Morris’s Poems and D.G. Rosetti; Eden, Timothy The Tribulations of a Baronet. 1933. Inscribed by ?Noel Coward “Harry from Noel Christmas 1933”, quarter cloth; the first two with blindstamp to titles and small paper label to upper covers; and 20 others (36) £150-250

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153 HE121/1 Modern 1st editions, 60 volumes, in fine condition, most signed, including Banks, Iain The Wasp Factory. 1984; The Steep Approach to Garbadale. 2007, signed by the author; Boyne, John The Congress of Rough Riders. 2001; The Boy in the Striped pyjamas. 2006; Mutiny on the Bounty. 2008; The House of Special Purpose. 2009, all signed by the author; McEwan Ian Atonement. 2001; Saturday. 2005; On Chesil Beach. 2007, all signed by the author; Gray, Alisdair Lanark.1981; The Fall of Kelvin Walker. 1985, signed by the author on front endpaper; Something Leather. 1990, signed by the author on front endpaper; A History Maker. 1994; Old Men in Love. 2007, signed by the author on front endpaper; Bernières, Louis de The Dust that Falls from Dreams. 2015, signed by the author; A Partisan’s Daughter. 2008, signed by the author; Sidebottom, Harry Warrior of Rome, part 1. 2008; Warrior of the Sun. 2010; The Caspian Gates, 2011; The Wolves of the North. 2012, all signed by the author; Rankin, Ian Blood Hunt. 1995, signed by the author; McIlvanney, William Docherty, 1975; The Papers of Tony Veitch. 1983; The Big Man. 1985, paper slightly browned; Walking Wounded. 11989; Strange Loyalties. 1991; The Kiln. 1996; Weekend, 2006; Scott, M.C. Rome. The Eagle of the Twelfth. 2012; Into the Fire. 2015, all signed by the author Healey, Emma Elizabeth is Missing. 2014, signed by the author; Welsh, Louise The Bullet Trick. 2006; Death is a Welcome Guest. 2015, all three signed by the author; Ondaatje, Michael Anil’s Ghost. 2000; Divisadero. 2007; The Cat’s Table. 2011, all three signed by the author; Ishiguro, Kazuo. The Buried Giant. 2015, signed by the author; Barstow, Stan BMovie. 1987, signed by the author; Khadivi, Laleh The Age of Orphans. 2009, signed by the author; Scarrow, Simon Young Bloods. 2006; The Generals. 2007; Centurion. 2007; Fire and Sword. 2009; Sword and Scimitar. 2012; The Blood Crows. 2013; Brothers in Blood. 2014, these 7 signed by the author; Shannon, Samantha The Bone Season. 2013; The Mime Order. 2015, both signed by the author, all very fine condition, unclipped, some in protective wrappers; and 10 others, unsigned (including Ishiguro, The Remains of the Day, 1989) £700-900 154 HD636/3 Modern first editions, 28 volumes, comprising Herbert, James The Spear. 1978; The Dark. 1980; Shrine. 1983; Domain. 1984; The Magic Cottage. 1986; Ackroyd, Peter The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde. 1983; Hawksmoor. 1985; Chesterton. 1987; First Light. 1989; Milton in America. 1996, signed by the author; Evans, Nicholas The Horse Whisperer. 1995; Maclean, Alistair H.M.S. Ulysses. 1955, price-clipped; Caravan to Vaccares. 1970; Bear Island. 1971, price-clipped; Fuller, John Tell it me Again. 1988. Number 27 of 150 copies signed by the author, original quarter cloth; all first editions, dustwrappers, none price-clipped unless specified, all protected by transparent book covers; and 11 others (28) £150-200 155 HE89/4 Napoleon Bonaparte, Jane Welsh and Thomas Carlyle, comprising The Confidential Correspondence of Napoleon Bonaparte with his brother Joseph. London, 1855. 2 volumes; Memoirs of the History of France during the Reign of Napoleon, dictated by the Emperor of Napoleon. London, 1823. 7 volumes; Carlyle, Jane Welsh Letters and Memorials. London, 1883. 3 volumes; Froude, J.A. Thomas Carlyle. 1795-1835. 1882; Thomas Carlyle. 1834-1881., 1884, 4 volumes; Scott, Sir Walter The Journal of. 1890, 2 volumes; all original cloth (18) £180-220 156 HE65/34 Ramsay, Allan, editor The Ever Green, being a Collection of Scots Poems, wrote by the Ingenious before 1600. Edinburgh: Thomas Ruddiman for the Publisher, 1724. First edition, 2 volumes, small 8vo, contemporary calf, red morocco labels (2) £200-300

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157 HE121/4 Rankin, Ian The Flood. Edinburgh: Polygon, 2006. First edition, 8vo, orignal red cloth, dustwrapper, fine copy £150-200 158 HD885/4 Scott, Sir Walter The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland. London: Longman, &c., 1814. 2 volumes, 4to., large paper copy, first edition, proof impressions of the plates on india paper, 2 additional engraved titles and 93 plates, 19th century olive morocco by James Toovey, gilt, spines gilt, gilt edges, a fine copy £300-400 159 HD885/47 Scott, Sir Walter Waverley Novels. Edinburgh: Robert Cadell, 1829. 48 volumes, & Poetical Works, 12 volumes, together 60 volumes, 8vo, engraved frontispieces and title pages, fine bright green morocco gilt incorporating Sir Walter Scott’s coat-of-arms, gilt edges, spines lightly faded £300-500 160 HE89/2 Scott, Sir Walter Novels and Tales, 1819- vols.1-12, Historical Romances. 1822, vols. 1-6 some titles spotted, two titles slightly waterstained; engraved plates, Marmion. 1815; The Lay of the Last Minstrel. 1812; contemporary half calf (18) £200-250 161 HD885/13 Scott, Sir Walter - 100 volume set The Works, comprising Waverley Novels, 48 vols., 1829-33; Waverley Anecdotes, 2 vols., 1833, Poetical Works, 12 vols., 1833-34; Miscellaneous Prose Works, 28 vols., 1834-36 and Lockhart’s Life of Scott, 10 vols; Edinburgh, W. Cadell, 1829-48. Together 100 volumes, 8vo, engraved frontispieces and additional vignette titles, early 20th century green half morocco by Zaehnsdorf, spines gilt, top edges gilt, spines slightly faded, fine set £700-1,000


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162 HE89/3 Scott, Sir Walter, a collection, comprising The Fortunes of Nigel. 1822. 3 volumes; The Pirate. Edinburgh, 1822. 3 volumes; Peveril of the Peak. 1822, 4 volumes; Quentin Durward. Edinburgh, 1823. 3 volumes; St. Ronan’s Well. 1824, 3 volumes; Redgauntlett, 1824. 3 volumes; Tales of the Crusaders. 1825, 4 volumes; Tales of the Crusaders. 1825, 4 volumes; Woodstock. 1826; Chronicles of the Canongate. 1827, 2 volumes; First editions, contemporary half calf, half-titles, mostly uniform near contemporary half calf, a few slightly spotted, a few slightly mildewed or rubbed (27)

170 HC143/1 Trollope, Anthony - Henry Cockburn - Francis Thompson - 13 books Trollope, Anthony Doctor Thorne; The Warden; The Last Chronicle of Barset; Framley Parsonage; Barchester Towers; The Small House at Allington; all London: Robert Hayes, Ltd., 1925. 8vo, contemporary blue half calf, spines faded; Cockburn, Henry Journal. Edinburgh, 1874. 2 volumes, 8vo, contemporary green half calf, spines faded; [Idem] Memorials of His Time. Edinburgh, 1856, identically bound; Thompson, Francis The Works [volumes 1-3 of Poems only]. London, [n.d.] Sixteenth thousandth, blue half calf; and one other (13)

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163 HD568/6 Scottish Literature, including Maitland, William The History of Edinburgh... Edinburgh, 1753. Folio, 18 engraved plates, contemporary calf, rebacked; Scott, Mary Monica Maxwell Abbotsford... London, 1893. 4to., blue quarter morocco; Scott, Sir Walter The Vision of Don Roderick. Edinburgh, [n.d.]; and a selection of others, sold not subject to return

171 HE18/3 Williams, Tennessee A Streetcar Named Desire. London: John Lehmann, 1949. First UK edition, 8vo, original green cloth, dust-jacket, gift inscription and booksellers’ pencil marks to free endpaper, some slight and occasional internal soiling, a little soiling and fading to covers, dust-jacket priceclipped with some chips and a little soiling; [Idem] Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. London: Secker & Warburg, 1956. First UK edition, 8vo, original blue cloth, dust-jacket, booksellers’ pencil marks to free endpaper, a little internal foxing, some bumping and very slight chipping to dustjacket, dust-jacket a little soiled, reverse browned (2)

£150-200 164 HD611/15 Scottish Works including Ramsay, Allan Poems. Edinburgh: T. Ruddiman, 1721. First edition, 4to., frontispiece, contemporary calf, some spotting and soiling; Stuart, Andrew Genealogical History of the Stewarts. London, 1798. 4to., folding genealogical tree, contemporary half calf, neatly rebacked retaining spine; Ramsay, Allan The Ever Green. Edinburgh: A. Donaldson, 1761. 12mo, volume 1 only, contemporary calf, rubbed, bookplate of the Rt. Hon. Lord Banff; Kerr, John Curling in Canada and the United States. 1904, First edition, 8vo, presentation copy inscribed to Arthur Hart, plates, original pictorial black buckram gilt; t.e.g. (4) £200-250 165 HD610/6 Spark, Jean The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. London: Macmillan, 1961. First edition, 8vo, original cloth, dustwrapper, inscription on front free endpaper, price-clipped, dustwrapper slightly creased at head and base of spine £150-250 166 LT2016/36 Stevenson, R.L. Treasure Island. London: Cassell & Co., 1884. Second edition, 8vo, frontispiece, 6pp. advertisments at end, original cloth

£200-300 172 HE22/3 Wills, W.G. - Riviere binding Olivia, a play in four acts [founded on an episode in the Vicar of Wakefield]. [London: W.S. Johnson, c.1880?] 8vo, pp.1-4 lacking, later replacement title-page without latter part of title included, contemporary red morocco gilt by Riviere with the words “You are very beautiful madam” embossed in gilt to endpaper, some browning and soiling £150-250 173 HE88/1 Wodehouse, P.G. The Great Sermon Handicap. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1933]. First edition, small 8vo, 122 x 80mm, dust-jacket, original imitation red leather gilt, some very occasional and slight internal soiling, some discolouration and very slight chipping to dust-jacket £400-450

£100-200 167 HD610/10 Strutt, Joseph [& Walter Scott] Queenhoo-Hall, a Romance. Edinburgh: for John Murray... and Archibald Constable, 1808. First edition, 4 volumes, 12mo, contemporary half calf, inscription at head of volume 1 title “John Forbes, Edinglassie”, lacks two morocco labels, upper joint of volume 3 split at head Note: The novel was finished by Walter Scott after Strutt’s death. Provenance: Castle Newe , Strathdon, Aberdeenshire; blindstamp to front free endpapers. £500-800 168 HE354/1 Thomas, Dylan Under Milk Wood. London: Dent, 1954. First edition, 8vo, dustwrapper price clipped & with small tear £100-150 169 HE107/18 Tolkien, J.R.R. Father Giles of Ham. London: George, Allen and Unwin Ltd., 1949. First edition, 8vo, colour-printed frontispiece, original orange cloth, dustjacket slightly dust-soiled with a couple of small tears and chips £150-250

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174 HE362/1 Wodehouse, P.G., 14 novels, including The Luck Stone. 1997, first edition, number 205 of 250 copies, red cloth; Not George Washington. New York, 1980, first American edition, dustjacket, not price clipped; Wodehouse on Golf. New York, 1940, first edition, frayed dust-jacket; Performing Flea. 1953, First edition, dustjacket slightly frayed, not price clipped; A Carnival of Modern Humour. London, 1967, dust-jacket, not price clipped; Sproat, Iain Wodehouse at War. 1981, first edition, library stamps, signed by the author on title, dust-jacket not price clipped; and 8 others

175 HE31/1 Yeats, W.B. Autobiographies: Reveries over Childhood and Youth and the Trembling of the Veil. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1927. 8vo, number 17 of 250 copies signed by Yeats, portrait frontispiece, 4 plates, original quarter cloth, bookplate, ownership signature to endpaper, a little bumping, some cloth to spine torn £250-350

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MANUSCRIPTS 176 HD312/2 2 late 17th century and 2 18th century Scottish manuscripts, comprising Memorial concerning the Clause talked to incapacitate the Scots Judges to be Members of the House of Commons” 8 pages, folio; 2) Additional Memorial on the same subject, 8 pages, folio; 3) Memorandum: A list of assents to be given to such Acts as may tend to compose differences among Churchmen in Church matters, 26 July 1698, 3 pages folio, holed with slight loss of text; 4) Project offered to the King, Jan 1693: To the end that Generall Assemblies in their power & exercise may be kept within the due bounds and arrests of law & that the calling them may be so ordered as that court become not a burden to the government as sometimes it did, or uneasy to their Maj.s, 2pp. folio, holed with slight loss of text; all dampstained but legible Provenance: By repute from the papers of the Earl of Marchmont. Patrick Hume, 1st Earl of Marchmont, was Lord Chancellor of Scotland, 1696-1702 £250-350 177 HE122/1 Admiralty Papers, 1804-1818 [Henry and Robert Dundas, Viscounts Melville, First Lords of the Admiralty] Comprising: 1) An Order to be Given by the Naval Board to purchase dated 16th May 1804, ordering the purchase/ requisitioning of armed vessels, bifolium, 23.5 x 18.5cm; 2) A List of ships Offered for Sale and which may be adapted for Sloops of War dated 17th May, 32.5 x 20.5cm; 3) Sea Fencibles 4 Admiralty Office documents from 1804 assessing the strength of the naval militia or sea fencibles around the Kent and Essex coast as they prepared to counter the feared Napoleonic invasion of Britain following the resumption of war, dating from June 1804, each c. 32 x 20.5cm; Documents relating to preparations of the Admiralty for Waterloo, under Robert Dundas: 1) Proposed Establishment on renewal of hostilities dated 25th March 1815, a rapidly drafted thumbnail sketch of the proposed arrangement of the British navy, c. 31.5 x 20cm; 2) Expense of the Navy 1813-14, for 1815, April, a document estimating and desperately trying to control the cost of the new war, c.32 x 40cm; 3) Estimate of the number of Seamen and Marines requisite for Ships and Vessels c.34 x 20.5cm, 2pp.; Three other documents, comprising: 1) An account of the additional Naval Force which has been ordered to be provided... together with an estimate of the expense thereof dated 30. May 1807, including 6 East India ships, built in India, for £112.000, 33 x 20cm; 2) A List of Ships building, repairing &c. which might be brought forward in the present year dated Navy Office, 26th March 1813, detailing repairs and construction to about 50 ships, 32 x 20cm, 8pp; 3) Ships in Commission on the Peace Establishment dated 1. January 1818, a comprehensive Inventory of the entire Royal Navy, c.32 x 20cm, 5 ms. pp.

Provenance: Seemingly from the family of Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville, and Robert Dundas, his son, both First Lords of the Admiralty during the Napoleonic Wars. From a private Scottish collection. Note: A collection of documents dating from 1804 order the construction and acquisition of ships in the months immediately preceeding the Battle of Trafalgar. The Admiralty made strong efforts to ensure that the Navy could move swiftly to counter Napoleon. These documents date from very soon after Henry Dundas’s appointment as First Sea Lord. A second collection of documents relate to the Admiralty’s preparations for the Battle of Waterloo. On 26th February 1815, Napoleon managed to escape the island of Elba and return to France. The British government panicked in response to this and began preparations for their final confrontation - Waterloo. Robert Dundas had been First Sea Lord for three years at this point. The documents also relate to Kent coastal defences, Ships in Commission on the Peace Establishment and to East India ships. The latter may refer to Henry Dundas’s longstanding links with the East India Company. £1,000-1,500


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178 HE63/12 Alnwick, Northumberland and County Durham- Copies of Wills, c. 80 copies of wills in 2 folio volumes, c. 1835-1899, thick half calf £100-200 179 HD887/1 Asquith, Herbert Henry - 2 letters to Dorothy Beresford Letter on 10 Downing Street notepaper from Herbert Asquith to Dorothy Beresford, dated 15. March ‘09, 8 manuscript pages signed with initials, discussing literature and referring to a meeting regarding free trade Asquith writes: “...I had a têtê à têtê with the German Ambassador - a very dour intractable kind of Teuton...”, each page c.19 x 12cm; Letter on 10 Downing Street notepaper from Asquith to Beresford, dated 28. March 1911, 2 manuscript pages signed with initials, sending Dorothy Beresford “some tickets”, 19 x 12.5cm; with accompanying addressed envelopes

reference to his unpopularity after 1745) (“I am just as desirous not to be employed, as those who could employ me are unwilling to do it, so in that we are perfectly agreed”), reporting that he hears well of Fowke’s Governership of Gibraltar, mentioning “Mr paymaster Pit”, telling him about the regime and life he follows at the spas of Bath and Cheltenham (... I find the company at Chiltenham is not very numerous, and by those you name none very entertaining...”), thanking him for sending him a fine Spanish horse, &c., 2pp & 2pp., St. James Place, 19 July 1753, & Bath, 8 July 1755

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Note; The first important battle of the rebellion was at Prestonpans on 27 September 1745 and this was a decisive victory for Charles over Sir John Cope who was Lieutentant-General, Commander of King George I’s forces in Scotland. There is a paucity of knowledge about Cope’s life after his Court of Inquiry in 1746. After he was defeated at the Battle of Prestonpans in 1745 he was the subject of the Jacobite song “Hey, Johnnie Cope! Are ye waukin yet ?” Autograph letters by him are very rare.

180 HE683/11 Barry, James, fourth Earl of Barrymore (1667-1748) Autograph Letter Signed “Barrymore”, addressed “Dear Madam”, discussing treatments by different doctors, the settlement of a “troublesome affair” in Ireland and family news, 3pp., 4to, old repairs at folds and margins

183 HE63/17 Cookery Manuscript c. 1800, 8pp. only, and 9pp. of a child’s mathematical exercises, vellum binding slightly soiled; Manuscript cookery book, c. 1900, c. 68pp., 8vo, calf backed boards, a few stains, rubbed (2)

Note: One of the reasons for the failure of the 1745 rebellion was the fact that the promised French support did not arrive. In February 1744 Charles left Dunkirk with thousands of fighting men and ships provided by Louis XV. Before the Royal Navy had to engage with them a storm got up. French boats were sunk and men were lost. The surviving ships including Charles’s had to limp back to France. Involved in the failure was James Barry, fourth Earl of Barrymore, who served as general in the War of the Spanish Succession. Late in life he took the impulsive decision to support Charles Edward Stuart, “Bonnie Prince Charlie”, and became a figure of national importance when he was discovered as the English rebel who would meet the invading French army in 1744. His advanced age saved him from prosection and probable execution. £200-300 181 HE683/10 [Battle of Inverurie] - Gordon, Lord Lewis (d.1754) Autograph letter signed, to an unknown correspondent, referring to a cruise Gordon had been on off Cape Finistere and the Gallician Coast and the capture of a privateer with 16 guns, 145 men and two English merchantmen; also asking him to pass on his compliments to all his friends in London including Mr Fairfax and Lady Burlington, 1 page, 4to., Portsmouth, 21 June 1740 Note: Lord Lewis Gordon, a naval officer, was a major supporter of Bonnie Prince Charlie and became a member of the Prince’s Council in Edinburgh in October 1745. Gordon recruited for the Prince in Aberdeenshire and Banff and defeated the government force at Iverurie. He Commanded his “Lord Lewis Gordon” battalions at the Battles of Falkirk and Culloden. After Culloden he escaped to France. £200-300 182 HE683/6 [Battle of Prestonpans] - Sir John Cope Two autograph letters from Sir John Cope to Lt.-General Thomas Fowke (“Dear Fowke”), sending news of national affairs “The eyes of all Europe are upon our Affairs in America, which ‘tis imagined will draw consequences in this part of the World, for which wee are so formidably prepared by our natural strength, the Navy, that if Spain will but continue to think according to her old proverb, Peace with England & War with all the World, so far only...”, expressing his desire (with a tacit

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£100-150 184 HE683/7 [Culloden] - Bland, General Humphrey (1686-1763) Letter from Gen. Humphrey Bland to the Rt. Honble. the Board of Ordnance, confirming his last supply of ammunition used by his Regiment of Dragoons is used up and he needs more, 1 page, London 3 August, 1751 Note: Humphrey Bland, British Army General, was not only involved at Clifton Moor but it was he who commanded the government cavalry at the Battle of Culloden. In 1753 he took over from Albermarle as Commander in Chief in Scotland. £200-300 185 HE683/9 [Culloden] - Duke of Cumberland, William, First Duke Letter signed, to Solomon Dayrolles, H.M. Resident in the Hague, written in a flowing secretarial hand, discussing at great length arrangements for the payment of £83,000 levy money to the Duke of Wolfenbuttel for the use of his troops, 2 pages, integral blank, fine example of red wax seal, countersigned by Joseph Yorke Note; Hailed as a hero in England after the decimation of the Highland army at Culloden, Cumberland has ever since been despised in Scotland for his cruelty after the Battle when he ordered that “no quarter” be given. In England the flower “Sweet Willliam” was named after him. In Scotland a particularly nasty, smelly weed is known as “Stinking Billie”. Letters signed by the Duke of Cumberland are of the greatest rarity. £300-400 186 HE683/8 [Culloden] - Willem Annevan Keppel, 2nd Earl of Albemarle (1702-54) Autograph letter signed to Adair, concerning various individuals, mentioning Jones for Second Lieutenant in the Marines and requesting a warrant appointing William Hawkes Surgeon’s Mate in the King’s own Regiment, 1 leaf (with detached integral blank), 11 December 1756 Note: The 2nd Earl of Albemarle commanded the government front line at Culloden, having already been in charge of the government troops at Falkirk, later becoming Commander in Chief in Scotland. He regretted not capturing Bonnie Prince Charlie. £300-400


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187 HE63/16 Darling, Grace, Archive of material, comprising Official settlement of the sum of £634.16.6 sterling on Miss Grace Horsley Darling between the Duke of Northumberland, the Rev. William Nicholls Darnell, The Venerable Charles Thorp, the Venerable Thomas Singleton, William Darling, Thomasin Darling and Grace Horsley Darling, with seals for all named, 2 sheets of vellum, c. 30 x 24 inches, and 2 drafts of the same, 12 March, 1840; statements of dividends due to William Darling & Duke of Northumberland, letters from Charles Thorp to T. Thorp and others relating to the Darling Fund, letters from Edward Stamp, bank agent, relating to the fund, c.1840, receipts for distributed settlement funds, 2 letters from Thomasin Darling, (Grace’s sister), apologising for delay in replying and asking for £10, draft deed of trust relating to the sum of £200, papers relating to the proposed scheme of settlement of the Darling Fund, letters and papers relating to William Darling’s death, will and probate, letters from Mr Woolder, Durham, R. Smeddle and John Maude, to the solicitors Thorp and Dickson, 4 187 letters from the Duke of Northumberland, one referring to “the distribution of the money between Darling, his Daughter, and the seven boatmen”, 7 letters from William Darling (Grace’s father) concerning a debt to a Miss Sanderson, William Darling’s Will, 24 July 1847, codicil 3 Sept. 1857, letters relating to Darling deceased, papers and receipts of residuary account, &c. Note: Grace Horsley Darling, (1815-42), was an English lighthouse keeper’s daughter, the seventh of nine children, who lived on Longstone Island, part of the Farne Islands off the coast of Northumberland, and is famous for her role in saving survivors from the wreck of the Forfarshire. In the early hours of 7 September 1838, Grace Darling spotted the wreck and survivors of the Forfarshire on Big Harcar, a nearby low rocky island. The Forfarshire had foundered on the rocks and broken in half: one of the halves had sunk during the night. As the storm was too severe for the lifeboat to set off from Seahouses, Grace and her father set off in a rowing boat & rescued four men and the lone surviving woman. The news of their dramatic rescue spread fast, and Grace was hailed as an example of bravery and unalloyed virtue. Grace and her father were awarded the Silver Medal for bravery by the Royal National Institution for the Preservation of Life from Shipwreck, later named the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. Subscriptions and donations totalling over £700 were raised for her, including £50 from Queen Victoria; more than a dozen portrait painters sailed to her island home to capture her likeness, and hundreds of gifts, letters, and even marriage proposals were delivered to her. Her wealth and fame were such that the Duke of Northumberland and Charles Thorp Archdeacon of Durham established a trust to look after the financial gifts that were sent in. The present archive largely relates to the fund and trust set up for Grace. Included in the lot is a copy of Grace Darling, The Maid of the Isles, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1839, half calf, and Constance Smedley Grace Darling and Her Times, 1932. £1,500-2,500 188 HE10/1 de Comminges, Roger, Lord of Saubole - Regnault de Rene - Richard Landon - Payments to a Garrison at Metz, 1586 Document signed by Roger de Comminges, Lord of Saubole, Regnault de Rene, and Richard Landon relating to payments to a garrison at Metz, written in French, dated 17th April 1586, single sheet of vellum 40.2 x 35.7cm £200-400

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189 HD950/3 Dickens, Charles - Smith, Arthur; Mackay, Charles - Scottish Readings Tour 1858 Autograph signature of Charles Dickens, dated Sixth October 1858, and also dated Perth October 6th 1858, on slip 12.5 x 3cm.; Smith, Arthur, [Charles Dicken’s Tour Manager], [Reading Ticket] Envelope inscribed “Dear Sir, Please send the enclosed to Aberdeen by Train, Faithfully, Arthur Smith, Sept 8th”, envelope with blue printed motif on rear “Mr Charles Dickens’s Readings”; Mackay, Arthur (1814-89; author and journalist who worked with Dickens on the Morning Chronicle and the Daily News) Clipped signature “Yours truly, Chas. Mackay”, 4 x 9cm., pasted onto a piece of paper Note: Collection of interconnected items relating to Dickens Scottish Readings of 1858. Arthur Smith was Dickens’s Tour Manager from 1858 to 1861; Charles Mackay, a lifelong friend of Dickens born in Perth, was a renowned Scottish poet and publisher in his own right and was the sub editor on the Morning Chronicle (the editor of which was George Hogarth, father of Catherine, later to become Dickens’s wife) for which Dickens worked as a Parliamentary reporter. It is surely no coincidence that Perth figures on Dickens’s first Scottish Tour and the Dickens signature in his own hand notes it, the date and year. There is also an unusual monogram of two interlocking initials, either C.D. or R.D. ? Smith’s message on the back of the Dickens’s Readings envelope is enigmatic. “Dear Sir.. Please send the enclosed to Aberdeen by train. Faithfully, Arthur Smith, Sept. 8th”. What was in the envelope, tickets perhaps to Dickens’s Reading at the Music Hall in Aberdeen ? Curiously there is no addressee on the envelope. Apart from the interconnection of the signatures, the 1858 Scottish tour is highly important in terms of Dickens’s personal life. In the early Summer of 1858 on his return with Arthur Smith from a highly

successful American tour, the misdirected jewellery incident ended formally Dickens’s marriage and exposed his affair with Ellen Ternan, an 18 year old actress. For a while it threatened to destroy the “home and hearth” image of Dickens as a stalwart family man. At the time Dickens was terrified of the loss of his Public and the likely financial repercussions. Under instruction from Dickens Smith released a detailed letter - the “Violated” letter in which Dickens tried to defend his actions. It must have been with both trepidation and relief that Dickens soon after set off for Scotland to give a series of Public Readings in Edinburgh, Perth, Dundee, Aberdeen and Glasgow. Dickens relied on Arthur Smith for the organisation and promotion of his Reading Tours (1858-1861). Arthur Smith in his own right was the English equivalent of Barnum in America. He sold Dickens as a “Brand”. Dickens recognised Smith’s talent when the latter successfully promoted his brother Albert Smith - who was as famous in his heyday as Dickens as a poet, novelist and mountaineer, promoting his brother’s “Ascent of Mont Blanc” production and creating Mont Blanc mania in London. Financially the Scottish part of the Readings Tour was a great success. The net profit to Dickens of the English Tour had been upwards of three hundred pounds a week, but this was nothing to the success in Scotland, where his profit in a week, with all expenses paid, was five hundred pounds. Speaking of his last 1858 Edinburgh reading, Dickens wrote “the people had to be got in through such a crowd as rendered it a work of the utmost difficulty to keep an alley into the room. They were seated about me on the platform, put into the doorway of the waitingroom, squeezed into every conceivable place, and a multitude turned away once more. I think I am better pleased with what was done in Edinburgh than with what has been done anywhere, almost. “ 2016 is the 150th anniversary of Dickens’s second Scottish Reading Tour of 1866. £600-800


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190 SV888/17 Documents Relating to the Marriage of Elizabeth, Dowager Duchess of Hamilton and Brandon with Colonel John Campbell Ms. Marriage contract between Colonel John Campbell, afterwards 5th Duke of Argyll and Elizabeth, Duchess of Argyll, née Gunning, dated 2 March 1759, 9 pages, and other Ms., either pasted in or loosely inserted. Folio, c. 1900 full red polished morocco, by Rivière and Son, original “Dutch” patterned wrappers bound in Note: The Duchess was born Elizabeth Gunning (1733-1790), one of a pair of Irish sisters whose beauty took English society by storm in the early 1750s. On 14 February 1752 the teenage Elizabeth secretly married James 6th Duke of Hamilton and 3rd Duke of Brandon; he died aged 33 in January 1758, leaving Elizabeth a widow, not yet twenty-five years old, with three young children (the 7th and future 8th Dukes of Hamilton and a daughter, Elizabeth). The bridegroom, Colonel John Campbell, in 1759 may have been without a title, but his father, also John, was heir presumptive to the elderly Archibald, 3rd Duke of Argyll, and the groom was the eldest son, so a dukedom was expected in time. Elizabeth’s son’s, George James, claim to be heir of Archibald, Duke of Douglas, on the Duke’s death in 1761, gave rise to one of the longest law suits known in Scottish legal history at that time. The celebrated ‘Douglas Cause’ ultimately ended in the House of Lords overturning the original decision by the Court of Session in George James’s favour. The marriage contract is signed at the foot of each page by the bride on the left, and, at the bottom right, the groom, his father and brother Frederick. The last page is also signed by the witnesses: the Duke of Argyll, John Ross Mackye, Sir Henry Bellenden (Usher of the Black Rod and the groom’s maternal uncle), and George Ross, the London lawyer who drew up the contract and whose clerk, Hugh Robertson, wrote it. The first three folios are each impressed with embossed tax stamps for 1/6d. The contract outlines the financial provisions to be made to the Duchess: she is to receive an annuity of £800 per annum in the event of the groom’s death, and the document outlines how this sum is to be raised and gives guarantees that it will be paid in various family circumstances. She is also to receive a lump son of £2000 on the occasion of her husband’s death; and there are details of her rights to moveable property. The document details payment by the groom’s father, when he becomes Duke, to his son of £2,000 per annum, and the handing over of Argyll property at Roseneath, whose income is to be part of the £2,000. The bride is to make over to the groom the income of certain Hamilton properties of which she currently has control (for example the barony of Kinneil) according to her Hamilton marriage contract of 15 September 1752. Pasted into the album immediately after the contract is a document in the same hand, undated but probably early March 1759, concerning money owed to James Masterton by the brothers John and Frederick Campbell. Following this is another contemporary document part printed, part manuscript, also relating to money owed by John Campbell to James Masterton. The exact relationship, if any, between these two documents and the marriage contract is unclear. Next is a short pasted-in document relating to the Roseneath details of the marriage contract. This is partly in the hand of the groom’s father, and partly in the hand of the head of the Campbells, Archibald 3rd Duke of Argyll. The last document pasted into the album is a copy of this document, dated 21 March 1764[?], written and signed by the lawyer, George Ross. Pasted in at the front of the album is a third version of this document in the hand of the groom’s younger brother Frederick, dated 21 March 1764. This notes who wrote the original, and certifies its authenticity. Frederick was by now Lord Frederick Campbell (he was to become Lord Clerk Registrar of Scotland in 1768 until his death in 1816) and the groom Marquis of Lorne, his father having become 4th Duke of Argyll in 1761. Loosely inserted into the folder is a much later copy of the contract and two copies of a related document, in the same hand as the contract

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itself. These last documents are unsigned, and undated, although one has tax stamps. One is endorsed “Copy Obligation for an Additional Annuity of £700 from Lieut. General John Campbell, Col. John Campbell, Mr Frederick Campbell and Mr William Campbell In favour of Her Grace Elizabeth Duchess of Hamilton and Brandon”. There is also a much later copy of this document. £1,500-2,000 191 HE36/1 Elizabethan indenture dated 20th February 1589, a mortgage for £300 of the tithes of Hartishill, Warwickshire by Sir Henry Goodere of Polesworth to William Cooke, with signatories including Michael Drayton, 64 x 78cm on 1.5 leaves of vellum, some soiling and tears Note: One of the witnesses to the document is possibly the English poet, Michael Drayton, 1563-1631. Various scholars have linked Drayton to the Goodere family, although more recent enquiry has cast doubt upon this. £150-200


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192 HD637/13 Fire Insurance Certificates Caledonian Fire Insurance Company, certificate with engraved headpiece, for dwelling house at Shrub-hill, Leith Walk, 1813, 49 x 34cm.; National Fire & Life Insurance Company of Scotland, for Mansion of William Fraser of Skipness by Tarbert, certificate with engraved headpiece, 57 x 46cm. (2) £100-150 193 HB812/24 Four manuscripts, including Wardle, George His Day Book and Miscellaneous Household Accounts book, folio, 22 and 19pp., contemporary wrappers, recording purchases and sales of cloth, wine, brandy & tobacco, for October 1769 to end of year; Kerrigan, Thomas Autograph letter signed to Capt. Alexander Milne (1806-96; founder of the Scottish Meteorological Society, author of Essay on Comets, 1828), on board HMS Snake, 4to, 7 pages, HMS Pique, Sacrificio, Vera Cruz, 23 Feb. 1839, discussing comets, throwing doubt on Milne’s theory on the solidity of comets by citing the numerous observations made on the return of Halley’s Comet in 1835; Hutchinson, Thomas, of Morpeth, Northumberland In Anna’s Reign, 19 pages, lengthy poem on the subject of Grub Street poets and hacks, apparently unpublished, in school exercise book, dated 1889; [School Book] Manuscript miscellany of verse, in French, in a blank book with printed text on cover “Mons. Valter’s French Verbs and Exercise Books”, 40pp., oblong 4to, [c.1850] (4)

195 HD833/3 Gleneagles Hotel and Golf, a proposal, 1919 The Gleneagles Scheme, dated 14th May, 1919. 22 typed pages of “memorandum”, in purple ink, seemingly hectograph copies or spirit duplications, in the style of a proposal for the recommencement of the building of Gleneagles hotel following the First World War, with a map of the United Kingdom, detailing the site of Gleneagles, illustrated with 24 captioned photographs, including reproductions of artists’ impressions of the hotel, and golfers playing on the courses, all bound in a blue morocco book gilt stamped GLENEAGLES to upper cover, 34 x 23cm; AND Photographs 11 additional loose photographs, 29.5 x 24cm each, showing the completed hotel and grounds, with the stamps of ‘Bedford Lemere & Co. Architectural Photographers’ and ‘L.M.S. Hotel Services St Pancras’ to reverse of photographs (12) Note: No other copies traced in National Archives In 1910 Donald Matheson, General Manager of the Caledonian Railway Company, conjured the vision of the Gleneagles Hotel, to be situated in the area of Auchterarder in Scotland. The hotel was to provide a luxury experience and a variety of leisure pursuits such as fishing and, most notably, golf. The hotel was called “the Riviera in the Highlands”. The introduction to the “proposal” presented here reads: It is believed that if a new and up-to-date Hotel were established in a central district of the country... and there were conveniently attached to it facilities for golfing, fishing, shooting and motoring, the best of people would be attracted... and success would be assured...

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This was fully realised a number of years ago, and... Gleneagles was chosen as a siutable place to have such an Hotel...

194 HE683/23 George II - Battle of Culloden, Bronze Medal, 1746 unsigned, but right, WILL DUKE CUMB BRITISH HERO, in exergue, BORN 15 APR. 1721, reverse, the battle, REBELLION JUSTLY REWARDED, in exergue, AT CULLODEN, 16 APR. 1746, 36mm., (Woolf 55.10). Trace of silvering, very fine. (Lot 1746, Baldwin’s 9 May 2012)

The building was designed by Matthew Adam in 1913 and the preliminary scheme for it was created by James Miller.

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However, in 1914 the building project was halted due to the outbreak of World War I . It is likely that the project was halted in order for young men to go away on military service. At the end of the War, the primary leisure activity of golf was a priority for James Baird who was responsible for the construction of the hotel’s golf courses and in 1919 the King’s Course was officially opened for play. The following year Gleneagles hosted the Scottish Professional Championship, the first golf competition in a series of golfing events hosted by Gleneagles such as the Glasgow Herald Tournament - the precursor to the Ryder Cup. The project for the construction of the hotel itself was not resumed until 1922. The document for sale here would seem to be a copy of a proposal, or a plan, to re-start the construction. The hotel was officially opened in 1924, with extensive publicity targeted at the upper end of the market attracting visitors from afar as America and all over Britain. £2,000-3,000

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196 HE82/6 Grizel Nimmo: 1730 Manuscript diary of last words: “This book appears to contain notes taken down by some person unknown of the last sayings of Grizel Nimmo, wife of William Hogg, 1730”, 13 leaves of notes, old sheep binding, 15 x 10cm. Note: Grizel Hogg (born Nimmo) 1688-1730, appears to have married John - not William - Hogg, in 1721, before dying aged 42 in 1730. £150-200 197 HD610/23 Hamilton, Lady Anne (1766-1846) Manuscript book of collected verses, “Poems” compiled by Lady Anne Hamilton, daughter of Archibald Hamilton, 9th Duke of Hamilton, (book started in 1795, last poem written in 1833), comprising verses by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Paul Whithead Esq., Frederick Howard 5th Earl of Carlisle, Anna Seward, Edward Lovibond, Matthew Gregory Lewis, Hugh Boyd, Lord Byron, with, loosely inserted, a French poem “Impression reçue au premier aspect de l’abbaye de Fonthill” with round watercolour of Fonthill Abbey, poems addressed to Anne Hamilton, 3pp. of notes at end on Edward Lovibon Esq., Miss C. Phillips, Miss Greenly, Newton Barton, Lady Ogle, Mr Mercer, &c., delightful watercolour title, contemporary calf gilt, lettered “A.H.” at foot of spine, g.e., slightly rubbed Note: Anne Hamilton, Lady in Waiting to Queen Caroline, wife of King George IV, wrote an epic satirical poem The Epics of Ton or Glories of the Great World: a poem in Two Books in 1807, and had to leave for France in 1832 due to a scandalous book wrongly attributed to her. £300-400

198 HE683/1 Jacobite Proclamation (A 19th century facsimile) Duke of Argyle, Resolution in support of King George against the Intended Invasion of the Old Pretender, Inverary, eleventh August, 1715, with facsimile signatures of the Freeholders and Heritors of Argyle, framed and glazed, 295 x 360mm £100-200 199 HE683/22 Jacobite Rebellion, 1715 - Seized estates Historic document on vellum, dated 9 December 1718, being the settlement by the Commissioners appointed to sell the seized estates in England, Wales and Elsewhere except Scotland of the Traitors involved in the 1715 Jacobite Rebellion, awarding a considerable amount to Richard Dashwood, a Norfolk claimant, written in English on four sheets of vellum, with a striking calligraphic heading indicating the hearing was held at Essex House in London and the Commissioners present were George Treby, Sir Thomas Hales and Henry Cunningham, with John Bath, Sergeant at Law, with the fine signatures of the three commissioners and the Royal Red Wax Seal against each signature, slight dusting to outer surface of the document, interior contents in fine fresh order. Note: Rare historic document, containing a full list of all the property which Dashwood claimed. This includes property and money in Lancashire belonging to the Earl of Derwentwate, who was one of the most important of all the rebels and who was executed for high treason. By an act of 1715 entitled ‘An Act for appointing Commissioners to inquire of the Estates of certain Traitors, and of Popish Recusants [Catholics], and of Estates given to Superstitious Uses in order to raise money out them severally for the use of the publick’, all the real property of persons attainted, or who should be attainted before 24 June 1718, of any high treason committed before 1 June 1716 was declared to be forfeited and vested in the crown without further office or inquisition found. The commissioners were empowered to inform themselves of the names of persons so convicted or attainted of high treason, and of all real estates and interests vested in the crown pursuant to the act, by what tenure they were held, and to what incumbrances they were liable. The commissioners met first at the Exchequer Chamber, Westminster, on 27 June 1716 and later in the Speaker’s Chambers, where it was decided to form a separate commission for forfeited estates in Scotland. The commissioners for England went to Preston in September 1716, then to Newcastle, and back to London, where they sat at Essex Court off the Strand until 1722. They then moved to Fig Tree Court, Inner Temple, their number being reduced from seven to four, until the commission was wound up in 1724. £800-1,000 200 HB812/23 James, Major Charles Two series of autograph letters to Major James at the Military Library, Whitehall & Charing Cross, the first, of 5 letters, July 1814 - Dec. 1817 from B.G. Simpson in Dover, with news from the continent “Bonaparte is at Lyons with 50 thousand troops”, mentioning Lord Sidmouth, smuggling of tea into England; the second series, 5 letters, 1819-1820 from Henry Morris discussing importation of wine, a boarding schoool in Douay, the unexpected arrival in port of Queen Caroline Note: Major Charles James (d.1821) was in Lisle when the French Revolution broke out and made a solitary journey through France during its progress (described in his Audi Alteram Partem, 1793). £150-250

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201 HD435/27 Louis XI, King of France. Endorsement signed (“Louis”), as King, Paris, 18 January 1462. Countersigned by Anthoine. Endorsed on verso of a 27 December 1461 summons. 1 page, oblong (7½ x 13 in.), ON VELLUM, a 1¾ x 5¼ in portion of lower right corner cut away, discoloration along right edge. Provenance: Appleby Castle Library, Appleby Castle, Westmorland Note: A FIFTEENTH CENTURY SUMMONS FROM THE KING, ordering his uncle the Duke of Burgundy, Philip the Good, to appear before the Parlement, together with the bailiff of Dijon and his lieutenant, to answer a number of charges against them. £3,000-5,000

202 HE683/18 Louis XV of France Military recommendation signed by King Louis XV and countersigned by Voyer d’Argenson, promoting Ensign Hasenkampf to 2nd Lieutenant, c. 45 x 17cm., old repair at folds £300-500

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203 HE11/14 MacDiarmid, Hugh [Christopher Murray Grieve] 2 autograph manuscript essays, c.1969: entitled Poetry and Science (26pp.) and Even the Least of These (19pp.), each c.33.5 x 22cm, written in blue ink, produced for Jonathan Cape’s Selected Essays; also with 2pp. corrected gallery proofs of Scottish Nationalist (published as The Upsurge of Scottish Nationalism), torn (4) Note: Prior to Selected Essays, both manuscripts had been published, one in The Hudson Review, and the second in Mosaic. MacDiarmid rewrote both pieces for Jonathan Cape. However, Even the Least of These, an essay exploring MacDiarmid’s own Scottish nationalism, did not appear in the collection. £1,500-2,000 204 HD836/5 Mackenzies of Coul, and other Mackenzies, a large collection, c. 150, of ms. letters, and some receipts, mostly from, to or relating to the Mackenzies including the Mackenzies of Coul, c.1700 -1850, £300-500 205 HC176/4 Manuscript leaf, possibly 15th century French written on both sides in Latin with some decoration in red and blue, 17 x 12.5cm, framed and double-glazed £150-200 206 HE683/5 Marie of Modena (1658-1718, 2nd wife of James II, Queen of Great Britain) Fine Letter, signed in French, to her cousin, Cardinal Odescalchi, expressing her pleasure at receiving “further confirmation of your regard for me on the occasion of the recent festival and such regards is particularly precious in that I respect your friendship highly...”, 1 side 4to., with integral address leaf with two fine impressions of her seal, St. Germain-en-Laye, 27th February 1716 Note: Although James II had died in 1701, Mary of Modena survived until 1718. In this letter of 27 February 1716, not long after the rebellion failed, Mary writes to her cousin, Cardinal Odescalchi, concerning a recent festival and appreciating his friendship. His friendship was undoubtedly of importance to her at this time, just three months after her son’s defeat. £500-700 207 HB812/22 Northumberland Poet - Story, Robert (1795-1860) 40 Autograph letters to William Dickson of Alnwick, discussing the publication of Story’s Poetical Works in a lavish edition part funded by the Duke of Northumberland, 8vo, c. 150 pages, Audit Office, Somerset House, 1856-59 Note: At one point hailed as a Northumberland Robbie Burns, Robert Story was born at Wark, Northumberland and published his first book of verse, The Harvest in 1816. He opened his own school at Gargrave in Yorkshire in 1820, & fell into debt. In 1857 the Duke of Northumberland subsidised an edition of Story’s Poetical Works. The correspondence relates his early struggles as a provinical poet, the genesis of the publication and the business of printing and binding the book. William Dickson of Alnwick, was a solicitor, local historian and founder of the Alnwick & County Bank. Also present are eight letters from Messrs. Pigg to Dickson concerning the printing of the Poetical Works and a copy of Longman’s advertising circular for the Poetical Works with many extracts of reviews in the press. £300-500

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208 HD836/6 [Paine, Thomas] - Robert Thomas, Minister of Abdie A.L.S. from Robert Thomas to the Earl of Kinnoul, discussing his letter on equality, & his support for the nobility, referring to Thomas Paine’s attack “Tho. Paine, like a villain, has done what he could to expose that order... Th. P. had not the honour of being known to the late Lord Kinnoul.. I took one of my letters on equality and having added to it four reflexions... it it now published”, Perth, 4 pages, 30 Sept. 1797, last page somewhat soiled Note: “One of the more substantial responses to Paine[‘s Rights of Man] some 430 pages long - examined most of the questions, but concentrated on defining the state of nature. Written by one Robert Thomas, minister of Abdie in Scotland, printed in Dundee, and supported by subscriptions from, among others, Adam Smith’s successor at Edinburgh, Dugald Stewart, and Hugh Blair, The Cause of Nature assumed the state of nature was a fiction...” [G. Claeys, Thomas Paine] £150-200


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209 HD312/1 Porteous Riots - Manuscript - “An Act to disable Alexander Wilson Esq. from holding or enjoying any Office or place of Magistrary in the City of Edinburgh or elsewhere in Great Britain and for Imprisoning the said Alexander Wilson and for abolishing the Guard kept up in the said City commonly called the Town Guard and for taking away the Gates of the Nether Bow Port of the said City and keeping open the same.”, 6 pages, folio, waterstained but legible, few short tears affecting a few letters, 1736 Note: The Porteous Riots are a famous instance of the Edinburgh mob taking the law into their own hands. Three men had been sentenced to death for robbing a customs house in Fife. One was pardoned for turning King’s evidence, one escaped and the third, Andrew Wilson, a popular smuggler, was hung on 14 April 1736. The Town Provost, Alexander Wilson, had ordered the Town Guard to ensure order but as Andrew Wilson’s body was taken down, the crowd who sympathised with him for attempting to rob the hated Customs House officers, attacked the Town Guard. Porteous, the much disliked Captain of the Town Guard, fired on the crowd, and ordered his men to do the same, killing at least 6 people. Porteous was soon arrested, charged, found guilty, sentenced to death and imprisoned in the Tolbooth near St. Giles. A rumour that he would be pardoned led to a huge mob breaking into the Tolbooth whereupon Porteous was dragged to the Grassmarket and hung. Despite a parliamentary inquiry and several attempts to identify and charge ringleaders, no one was ever convicted of the execution of Porteous, though the City of Edinburgh was fined £2,000 by the Government and Lord Provost Wilson was disqualified from holding office again. The present manuscript is either the manuscript Act or a contemporaneous copy of the Act disqualifying Wilson from holding office. Walter Scott used the incident in his 1818 novel, ‘The Heart of Midlothian’. £300-400 210 HE683/20 Princess Louise, Comtess d’Albany, wife of Charles Edward Stuart “Bonnie Prince Charlie” Autograph Letter Signed to Lady Hardy, in French, apologising for not having been able to meet her when she visited, no place, 27 May [no year], 8vo £300-500

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211 HE42/1 Pugin, A.W.N. - St. David’s Church, Pantasaph, Flintshire Three autograph letters, 20 x 25cm, sent by Pugin to Lord Fielding in 1851 discussing ecclesiastical architecture, one with original captioned ink sketch of a Church nave, signed by Pugin, franked blue paper with seals and some dust-soiling to addresses, minor tears to folds and a few light stains (3) Note: Three letters to Rudolph Fielding, later 8th Earl of Denbigh, discussing Pugin’s work for Fielding on the interior of St. David’s Church, Pantasaph, Flintshire, & touching on other contemporary matters, notably the Great Exhibition’s Medieval Court, Ecclesiastical matters and his health. Pugin mispells Fielding’s name as “Feilding”. £1,500-2,000 212 HD836/9 Quantity of Scottish legal documents on vellum, 18-19th centuries, including Instrument of Sasine between Dr. Thomas Gibson & others, 1727; Precept de Clare Constat between James Lord Strathmore in favour of James Crichton of Milhorne 1701; Instrument of Sasine in favour of James Nasmyth of the third part of the lands of Bonningtoun, 1732; Instrument of Sasine, 1773; Precept of Clare in favour of Patrick Small, 1735, signed by James Duke of Atholl; Sasine in favour of Thomas Rattray of Kirkhillocks 1722; Instrument of Sasine in favour of His Grace William Duke of Queensberry of two acres of land, 1783; Sasine in favour of Adam John Murray 1758; Precept of Clare Constat in favour of Barbara Crichton, 1727; Charter & Confirmation of sale of land between Council of Peebles in favour of the Duke of Queensberry, 1783; Charter in favour of Thomas Simpson, Convenor of The Trades of the City of Edinburgh, 1759; Inventory of the Writes belonging to the two acres of land disposed by Ja. Hope to Ada Murray 1754; Instrument of Seasine in favour of John Gardner Esq. 1779; Charter of Confirmation and Precept of Clare Constat, the magistrates and town council of the Borough of Peebles in favour of Mr James Alexander 1826; Instrument of Seisin in favour of the Edinburgh Friendly Insurance Society, 1839; 5 others, similar, on vellum; and 5 legal documents on paper £300-400


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214 HD836/7 Scott Moncrieffs & others Quantity of manuscript letters, and legal documents relating to the Scott Moncrieffs of Yair and Fossaway, Perthshire. instruments of sasine, in favour of Mrs Scott Moncreiff, 1829, R. Scott Moncreiff of Dalkeith Park, letters from Revd. W Scott Moncireff to Mary Anne Scott Moncrieff, and others; quantity of letters to Mr Russell, lawyer, c.1840-60, small collection of Share Certificates, a small collection of small loose engraved plates, and other items (quantity) £300-400 215 EZ774/74 Scott, Sir Walter - Baron d’Haussez, Scott’s French translator Autograph letter signed from Sir Walter Scott to his cousin Henry A. Scott, regarding the visit of Mareshal Bourmont and Baron d’Haussez to Abbotsford in 1830, Abbotsford, 2nd December [1830], c.23 x 19cm, written on one side of plain notepaper with address, broken seal and postmark displaying a straightline of Melrose, a couple of small tears, c.1” tear to right side with slight loss to text

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213* HD878/2 Rushdie, Salman ALS to Ernst Reinhard Piper, dated 2nd November ‘92, thanking him for his support, mentioning the publishing house Kienpenheuer and The Satanic Verses, with the closing sentiment: “In the meanwhile, the storm continues - now, as you may have seen, in Germany also. It is a long, tough fight, but it must be won...”, on 3pp. 21 x 15cm, with received stamp to initial page

Scott refers to an ‘A. Cowper R.A.S. [ie. FSA] and to one of his French translators: “Mareshal Bourmont and another damned fellow. Minister of Marine I think? who translated one of the Waverley novels.” On 9th December 1830, Mareshal Bourmont’ and Charles Le Mercier Longpré, Baron d’Haussez, descended upon Scott at Abbotsford, to what Scott referred to as his ‘no small discomfort’. However, Scott subsequently sent a set of his Waverley novels to d’Haussez. When d’Haussez published an account of the visit in his travelogue, John Gibson Lockhart, Scott’s son-in-law, called the account: ‘vain imbecility... pitiable’, remarking that d’Haussez had not taken Scott’s ailing health into consideration.

£700-800

£250-350 216 HE29/1 Scottish Genealogical Manuscript 854 manuscript pages (including a few of blank leaves), probably 18th century, containing genealogical histories of various clans, including: The True Genealogie of the Frasers... written in one volum [sic.] by a ? of ? & Antiquity Mr James Fraser... minister of Kirkhill... 1666...; The Genealogicall Account of the Ancient Family of the Crawfords of Kilbirnie... By Geo. Crawfurd; The Genealogicall Account of the Familie of ye Lord Forbes... compiled by Mr Matthew Lumsden of Fillikernie?, 1580; The Genealogicall Account of the Family of Skein by Mr Alex Skein..., 1678; The Genealogie of the most noble and ancient house of Drummond... By A Friend to Virtue & the Family viz. Sr William Drummond of Hawthornden... Collected in the year 1681, modern half calf, 8vo, 16 x 10 x 5cm £500-800 217 HD609/1 Shetland - Associated Zetland Fishermen’s Fund History and Laws of the Associated Zetland Fishermen’s Fund Instituted at Lerwick in 1810. No place or date (possibly Lerwick), Manuscript on limp vellum, 220 x 135mm., 12pp., 8vo, drop-head title Note: A comprehensive document detailing the roles of the various authorities and beneficiaries of the Fund. “On the occasion of a boat with six men being lost while prosecuting the fishery”, the Zetland Patriotic Society in 1808 offically sanctioned the Fund and a Committee was appointed and funds gathered for the benefit of fishermen and their dependants. £500-700 218 HD836/8 Spiritual Diary, 1757, kept from 1-31 May 1757, small 4to (19 x 15cm), 48pp., despite the best intentions “found myself very unfit for exercises of devotion... quite out of tune for any spiritual thing... very little given to prayer.. attempted to pray but all to little purpose, spending the day in idle vain thoughts & words.. quite unfit for serving God, O what a miserable thing is this wicked heart... was employed all morning in prayer or meditations and reading the Bible... Bostin of Trail’s sermons...”, stitched, no wrappers 216

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219 HE683/12 Stuart, Charles Edward - “Bonnie Prince Charlie” (1720-1788) Autograph Letter, in cryptic code, unsigned, apparently to a MacDonald, beginning with the statement “ye two houses by se or Land” and “attempt far off”, enjoins his correspondent to secrecy, mentions the needs for funds and the names Gros, Douns and Ryans, and suggests that Ryans who will write “immediately [if it is?] on or off” should come in his person with it and give it to Mr Gordon, one page headed “Munday Morning at 10:1/2”, no place or date, 1 page, 8vo Note: On the run after the battle of Culloden, the Prince resorted to sending his letters in cryptic code. Naturally these are difficult to interpret. Scholars believe this relates to negotiations for the marriage to Louise of Stolberg-Gedern. Ryans was Col. Ryan who was involved in them. Funds for her pension were required - the need for funds is mentioned. Gordon is possibly John of the Scots College in Rome. £800-1,000 220 HE683/14 Stuart, Charles Edward - “Bonnie Prince Charlie” (1720-1788) Autograph Letter Signed, to the Comte d’Argenson, 1/2p., 4to, Paris, 13th January 1747, requesting that an enclosed letter (the following item) be forwarded to the king, endorsed by d’Argenson: “Rép. le 15”; Autograph Letter Signed to Louis XV: “Monsieur mon Frere et Cousin”, 3pp. Paris, 14th January 1747. Having received no reply to his Mémoire [sold in these rooms, 7 May 2014, lot 98, £25,000], Charles expands on his invasion proposals: “Occupé uniquement des malheurs de mes fidèles amis, je me suis transporté à la Cour de Votre Majesté afin de lui proposer moi-même les moyens de faire une expedition beaucoup plus avantageuse pour votre Majesté et pour moi que celle de l’année dernière” and complains of a general belief in France that his plans are not feasible: “l’Opinion que l’on avoit ice de me vrai situation en la regardant comme une chose infaisable, quoique tout le monde est convaincu à present comme je l’etais alors qu’avec un secours médiocre il aurait réussi” and resolves to leave Paris in the light of the current political climate: “de me retirer en quelque lieu où ma condition ne tirera pas à conséquence, et où je serai toujours pret a concourir avec Votre Majesté dans toutes les démarches qui tendront à Sa Gloire et au rétablissement de ma maison dans leurs justes droits”, and offering to appoint a representative to negotiate with the king and his ministers during his absence (2) 219

Note: The letter to King Louis XV and his secretary are from the papers of Marc-Pierre de Voyer de Paulmy, Comte d’Argenson (1696-1764), Secretary of State for War 1743-57), by descent with the family until sold in 2002. The letters remained in the possession of successive Comtes d’Argenson at the chateau des Ormes until deposited on loan with the University of Poitiers in 1976 when they acquired a small library stamp. They were returned to the family after the death of the last Count in 1999. The letter to the King expands on Charles’s proposals to mount a further invasion and complains of a general belief in France that his plans are not feasible. He resolves to leave Paris in the light of the current political climate and offers to appoint a representative to negotiate with the King. £5,000-8,000

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221 HE683/15 Stuart, Charles Edward - “Bonnie Prince Charlie” (1720-88) Autograph letters, unsigned, from Charles to the Comte d’Argenson, Louis XV’s Minister of War, 1p and 1/2p., 4to, Paris, 27th March 1747, giving an address and false name for communications and asking the Count’s address, the bearer is Monsieur Sheridan (nephew of Sir Thomas Sheridan) who can be trusted to follow any instructions (2) Note: Under constant surveillance from British government agents, Charles was used to conducting diplomatic negotations in a cloak-anddagger atmosphere, here using the address of John Water & Son, Paris bankers to the Stuarts. The context of these notes, unsigned for obvious reasons, is explained in a letter to his father of 10 April, now in the Stuart Papers: “I have received a civill note from Count d’Argenson in which he desiers I should give him an address by which he can always be able to communicate to me his masters pleasure without its ever being suspected, which I did, giving him a cant name to be sent under cover to Waters jounior, so that everything is at their door.” (Quoted by David Daiches, Charles Edward Stuart, 1973). £1,000-1,500

222 HE683/16 Stuart, Charles Edward - “Bonnie Prince Charlie” (1720-88) Autograph Letter Signed, to the Comte d’Argenson, Louis XV’s Minister of War, Charles stating that he is despondent that he sees no prospect of action across the water and offering his services as aide-de-campe to King Louis XV, endorsed in the top margin by d’Argenson noting that the King declined the offer, 1 page, bifolium, Paris, 23 April 1747 Note: Following the failure of the 1745 Rebellion Charles’s request for help to mount a third rebellion against Britain were turned down by Louis XV as he was in the process of making peace with George II. The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle was signed in 1748 recognising the Hanoverian succession. £1,500-2,500 223


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223 HE683/17 Stuart, Charles Edward - “Bonnie Prince Charlie” (1720-88) Autograph letter, unsigned, in cryptic code, concerned with Charles’s finanical affairs. It takes the form of a list headed 1747 with various instructions in code. It refers to “John Lambert” and “Waters”, his bankers in Paris, “Vignion” presumably Avignon where he spent part of his exile, “Gordon”, possibly John Gordon, Rector of the Scots College at Paris and “ye Linnin”. Naturally letters of this nature are difficult to understand £800-1,000

224 HE683/19 Stuart, Charles Edward - “Bonnie Prince Charlie” (1720-88), signed as Jacobite King Charles III Letter signed (‘Your sincere Friend, Charles R.’) to the Count of Serrant, acknowledging Serrant’s condolences ‘on the death of the King my father’ [‘The Old Pretender’]. The prince has sent him a large package, under ‘M. Joyes’s cover’ and looks forward to hearing of his successful negotiations in Madrid, ‘You know of what importance it is to me to be supported, especially in my present situation, by the court of Spain.’, Rome, 18 Feburary 1766, one page, 4to, integral address leaf, traces of seal, seal tear Note: Charles Edward was on way to Rome when ‘The Old Pretender’, James Francis Edward Stuart, only son of James II by Mary of Modena and know to his followers as ‘James III’ died there on 1 January 1766. The death of James Stuart appeared to offer his best hope of gaining recognition from the Pope for his own claim to the throne occupied by George II, and the support of Spain was much needed for this purpose. But the Papal counsellors, fearful of alienating England in favour of a claimant already known as a reprobate, warned against him and to his bitter mortification Benedict XIV rejected his appeal. £1,500-2,000 224 225 HE683/21 [Stuart, Charles Edward - Bonnie Prince Charlie (1720-88)] A collection of 6 documents, total 27pp., small folio, four in French, one in French & Italian, one in Italian, one signed by Charles Edward Stuart as “Charles Comte d’Albanie” in two places in his later shaky hand. The signed and most significant document is described as follows in HMC, x.238 (Lord Braye’s MSS, the Stuart MSS): September 27, 1786. Rome. Original power in French executed by Charles Edward before the Chancellor of the French Consulate at Rome to M. Busoni, empowering him, in presence of or acting with the advice of Mons. J.B. Vulpian, to execute along with the Countess of Albany or her representative the agreement whereof a draft is subjoined. Signed “Charles Comte d’Albanie”, seal of French consulate at Rome affixed, executed in duplicate. The draft agreement after reciting the securing of the jointure of 40,000, and the pin-money of 12,000 livres by the marriage contract upon the first subsidies received by Charles Edward, the letter of April, 1772, the letter of separation of April 3, 1784, the grant by Louis XVI of a pension of 60,000 francs to the Countess of Albany and of the same sum to Charles Edward, and the claim of the Countess to the jointure of 40,000 secured by the contract in addition to the pension of 60,000 francs, whereas her husband contended that the contract had been satisfied by the grant of the pension, witnesses that the Countess agrees to accept a reduced jointure of 20,000 livres charged on all the property of her husband, and redeemable at any time after a year from his decease at her option for 500,000 livres. The other documents include: another draft of the “Double de Projet de transaction” (proposed transaction), unsigned, and material giving information about the dowry granted to Princess Louise upon marriage and related matters. HMC lists the draft but none of the other documents Note: The paperwork pertaining to the legal separation of Charles Edward Stuart “Bonnie Prince Charlie” and Louise, Countess of Albany. Both are signed with a very shaky hand “Comte d’Albanie”. £3,000-4,500 225


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226 HE683/2 Stuart, James Francis Edward, “The Old Pretender”, (1688-1766) Autograph letter initialled, Urbino, 13th December 1717, in French to an unnamed recipient referring to his situation in exile, the welcome he has received in Italy which had lessened the terrible inconveniences of the an inevitable distance, saying he need to get himself established and that “your always respectable advice for me made me forsee a long time ago the advantages that would return to me” saying that it is not his fault that he is still not married, saying that he will have learned of the complete freedom of the Comte de Peterbrou (?), then continuing to talk about the nature of his conduct towards the Count and how advice and circumstances prevented him from sorting out a disagreement of some kind, and how the people of Italy are solid and reasonable, and while in Rome he learned of things that were being done on his behalf which humbly touched him, looking forward to receiving news of the addressees family which is so dear to him, talking about the climate, etc., 3pp., minor toning to centrefold, 4to., tipped into a modern matted mount with protective paper sleeve cover Note: Since the death of his father King James II in 1701, James Stuart had been regarded by many as the legitimate King James III, though having spent most of his life in exile, mainly in France. The death of Queen Anne in 1714, and the fact that she had no surviving children, seemed to strengthen his claim, and prompted a Jacobite rising in the following year. The Treaty of Utrecht in 1713 quashed this idea with France supporting the Hanoverian succession to the English throne. The Prince therefore travelled south into Italy and took refuge with the Pope. As a more permanent residence he moved to the Ducal Palace at Urbino, where the Prince spent his time dreaming of his hoped-for succession to the English throne. £500-800 227 HE82/8 Tobago plantations - Manuscript Conveyance by John Walker, John Strachan and James Geddes of Edinburgh to Robert Scott Moncrieff Esq. of Edinburgh, of a fourth part of the three fourths part of the said Plantation [formerly known as Lot Number Ten, formerly belonging to Alexander Brown Esq. lately Lieutenant Governor of the said Island... now denominated Providence Plantation] lying in the said Courland Bay and Division of the said Island, “with all ways, waters, watercourses, paths, pasture, trees, woods, underwoods, profiles and commodities, emoluments, advantages, easments and hereditaments, negroes, cattle, stocking houses...”, 1773, document on vellum, remains of red wax seals Note: Tobago’s definite development as a plantation colony was initiated after the conclusion of the Seven Years War in 1763 when France ceded its claims to Britain. Alexander Brown was the first Lieutenant Governor. £100-200 228 HE63/18 Vellum grant of arms to Hugh Moises, of gules a fels erminous between three bulls heads couped Argent Armed Or, and for the crest on a wreath of the colours growing on a mossy mount bull Rushes proper, with the seal of Stephen Martin Leake Garter Principal King of Arms and Thomas Browne, Norroy King of Arms, gilt arms on vellum, 42 x 50.5cm., worn morocco case £300-400 229 HE63/15 Vellum Grant of Arms to Hugh Moises Vellum indenture dated 5th October 1860 by Sir Charles George Young, Knight Garter, Principal King of Arms, and Walter Aston Blount, Esquire, Norroy King of Arms, granting Hugh Moises and his wife Isabella and all their descendants permission to call themselves ‘Lisle’ instead of ‘Moises’ and to bear the Lisle Coat of Arms, large hand-coloured Lisle Coat of Arms in top left corner, signed by and with the red wax seals in bright brass containers, of Sir Charles Young and Walter Aston Blount at the bottom, contained in the original black morocco case £300-400

230 HE683/13 Wade, General George (1673-1748) Fine ordnance document signed by Wade and four other officers of ordnance, ordering the issue of a wide range of equipment for the fitting out of H.M.S. Anglesea ‘... lately rebuilt at Hull and ordered to be fitted out there for channel service’, written in an attractive secretarial hand, 3pp. folio Note: George Wade had commanded in Scotland during the 1715 Rebellion folloowing which he built a line of forts to give the government more control in the Highlands. The forts were at Fort William, Fort Augustus and Fort George. He was created Field Marshall in 1743 and had a prominent role in the 1745 Rebellion. Wade is also famous for building roads after the 1745 Rebellion to enable fast deployment of troops with a view to combating any future threats from the north. £200-300

MISCELLANEOUS 231 HE107/12 “Carrol, Lewis” [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] The Game of Logic. London: Macmillan and Co., 1886-7. 8vo, original red cloth gilt, bookplate and blind-stamp, initial pages loose, tear to spine, with instruction card and 9 grey and pink counters in original printed envelope, closed tear to envelope [book dated 1887, card and envelope dated 1886] £400-500 232 HE65/110 2 volumes, comprising Hazlitt, William A Reply to the Essay on Population by the Rev. T.R. Malthus. London: Longman [&c.], 1807. First edition, 8vo, name “J.P. Cobbett, Oct. 1865” at head of title, later cloth-backed boards, uncut, library stamp on title verso, a few spots; Howard, John An Account of the Principal Lazarettos in Europe. Warrington: T. Cadell [&c.],. 1789. First edition. 4to., 22 plates and plans, 1 folding table, contemporary half calf, worn, joints split, short tear to folding plans, most repaired, some spotting (2) £200-300 233 SV705/145A A large quantity of maritime and sailing books Wood, Walter Fishing Boats & Barges from the Thames to Land’s End. London: John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, 1922. White cloth gilt; Chatterton, E. Keble Ship-models. London: Studio Limited, blue cloth, gilt; [Idem] Fore and Aft: the story of the fore and aft rig. London: Seeley, Service & Co Ltd, 1912, blue cloth, gilded; Heckstall-Smith, B. Yachts & Yachting in Contemporary Art. London: The Studio Limited, blue cloth, gilt; Worcester, G.R.G. The Junks and Sampans Of the Yangtze, 2 volumes. Shanghai: Statistical Department of the Inspectorate General of Customs, 1948, green cloth, gilt; Folkard H.C. The Sailing Boat. London: Edward Stanford, 1901, fifth edition, green cloth gilt; Lubbock, Basil Sail. London: Blue Peter Publications Ltd, 1936, 3 volumes, blue cloth, gilded; and a large collection of others, sold not subject to return £300-400


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234 HD435/141 Ascham, Roger The English Works. London: T. Davies & J. Dodsley, [1767]. First edition, second issue, with undated title, contemporary half calf, neatly rebacked, spine gilt; Grose, Francis The Antiquities of England and Wales. London: S. Hooper, 1772-73. 4 volumes, (without the 2 vol. supplement), 4to., 4 engraved titles, 4 engraved frontispieces (2 misbound in text), 40 full-page plates, and 353 half-page plates, contemporary calf, worn, one cover detached (5) Provenance: Sir John Ingleby Bart. (1761-1833), bookplate, [Ripley Castle Library]; Appleby Castle Library, Appleby Castle, Westmorland.

237 HD435/72 Cohausen, Johann Heinrich Hermippus Redivivius: or the Sage’s Triumph over Old Age and the Grave. London: J. Nourse, 1749. Second edition, 8vo, contemporary calf, rebacked, corners neatly repaired; Smith, Thomas Vitae quorundam eruditissimorum et illustrium virorum. London: D. Mortier, 1707. 4to., contemporary vellum, lacks portrait [ESTC T147511]; Nalson, John The Countermine: or a short but the discovery of the dangerous principles... of the Dissenting Party or Presbyterians. London: J. Edwin, 1677. Second edition, 8vo, imprimatur leaf before title, 2pp. advertisements at end, contemporary calf, rebacked (3)

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235 HC244/3 Bindings, 49 volumes, including Graham, H.D. Antiquities of Iona. 1850. 4to, lithographed title and plates, red half morocco by Ramage, t.e.g.; Boswell, J. Boswell’s Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides. 1936, 8vo, number 718 of 790 copies, original cloth-backed boards, uncut, slipcase; Morris, William The Story of Sigurd. 1910. 8vo, vellum-backed buckram, t.e.g., slipcase; Weston, J.L. The Legends of the Wagner Drama. 1900. 8vo, black morocco and vellum gilt binding (unsigned), t.e.g., slipcase; Shakespeare, W. The Sonnets. Riccardi Press, 1913. 8vo, number 949 of 1000 copies, full vellum, black morocco endpapers, t.e.g., slipcase; [Architecture] A Glossary of Terms used in Grecian, Roman, Italian & Gothic Architecture. 1845. 8vo, black morocco gilt, t.e.g., slipcase; E, A. Selected poems. 1935, 8vo, green morocco by Riviere, t.e.g., spine slightly faded; Geddie, J. Thomas the Rymour. 1920. 4to., limited to 250 copies, brown half morocco, t.e.g., slipcase; Conrad, Joseph The Works. 1925. 20 volumes, 8vo, original blue cloth gilt; and 21 others (49) £250-350 236 HE43/1 Boy’s Own Book A complete encyclopaedia of all the diversions... of boyhood and youth. London: Vizetelly, Branston and Co., 1830. Sixth edition, 16mo, contemporary half calf, slight worming to initial pages, spine becoming detached £150-200

£300-400 238 HE65/71 Dictionary of National Biography 1921-59. 28 volumes, including Supplements, 8vo, original blue cloth, blindstamp to titles and “C” to foot of spines £150-200 239 HE107/19 Economic Chess Board ...with a complete set of chess men... London: De La Rue & Co., 1845, original covers and slipcase, with 32 paper chess pieces £150-200 240 HD894/24 Egan, Pierce Life in London; or, The Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and his Elegant Friend Corinthian Tom... London: Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1822. 8vo, 36 hand-coloured plates, 3 folding sheets of engraved music, contemporary half calf, ownership signature to title-page, some offsetting, soiling and foxing £150-200


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241 HE65/36 Gipsies, 2 works, including Hoyland, John A Historical Survey of the Customs, Habits & Present State of the Gypsies. York, 1816. First edition, 8vo, publisher’s green half cloth and marbled boards, faint library stamp to title, rubbed; Crabb, James The Gipsies’ Advocate. London, 1832. Third edition, 12mo, original cloth, rebacked with calf, spine gilt, several marginal blindstamps (2)

242 HE66/1 Gould, R.F. The History of Freemasonry. London, [c.1888], 6 volumes, 4to., chromolithographed plates, original decorative cloth gilt

248 HD885/43 Miscellaneous works, leather bound, including: Noble, M. Memoirs of the Protectoral House of Cromwell. 1787. 2 volumes, 8vo, plates, contemporary calf gilt; Sherwin, Henry Mathematical Tables. 1742. 8vo, 1 folding plate, contemporary calf; Burnet, Gilbert History of his own Time. 1818. 4 volumes, 8vo, contemporary diced calf gilt, foot of spines rubbed; Croker, J.W. The Croker Papers. 1884. 3 volumes, 8vo, contemporary half calf gilt; Rambler, The 1752. 6 volumes, 12mo, contemporary calf; Maxwell, H. The Creevey Papers. 1903. 2 volumes, 8vo, half calf gilt; Mahahn A.T. The Life of Nelson. 1897. 2 volumes, 8vo, red calf gilt; Shakespeare, W. The Plays. 1858. 3 volumes, 4to, red half morocco, slightly rubbed; Royal Kalendar, for 1839. 8vo, red morocco; and 16 small 8vo volumes of Thackeray (40)

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243 HE65/35 Gypsies - Grellmann, Heinrich Moritz Gottlieb Dissertation on the Gipsies, being an Historical Enquiry, translated by Matthew Raper. First edition in English. 4to., half-title, handsome modern brown quarter calf with marbled boards, spine gilt, with black morocco label, small oval blindstamp to eight margins (Wigan Free Library), small ink number to title verso

249 EZ774/73 Music - Purcell, Henry Sonnata’s [sic.] of III parts: Two Viollins and Basse: to the Organ or Harpsecord. London: for the Author, and sold by I. Playford and I. Carr, 1684. “Second edition” with date 1684 super-engraved over 1683 on first title. 4to, engraved portrait, engraved general title, engraved dedication and leaf “to the reader”, Second engraved title for the First Edition: London: for the author, and sold by I. Playford and I. Carr, 1683, 24 pp. engraved music for Violin primo; Third engraved title [London: for the author, and sold by I. Playford and I. Carr, 1683], 24pp. engraved music for Violin Secundo, 2 parts of 4, original wrappers, very slight dampstaining to a few leaves of part 2, [ESTC R219033, rare]

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£200-300 244 SV730/69B Kay, John A Series of Original Portraits and Caricature Etchings. Edinburgh: A. & C. Black, 1878. 2 volumes, 4to., 362 engraved plates (including 329*), maroon quarter morocco gilt, t.e.g., head and tail of spines somewhat rubbed £200-300 245 SV705/145D Leather Bindings, a small quantity, including Shakespeare, William The Royal Shakespeare. London: Cassell & Company, 1883. 3 volumes, 4to, red half calf gilt wit green morocco gilt labels to spines; Chisholm, George G. The World As It Is... London: Blackie & Son, 1886. 2 volumes, large 8vo, red half calf gilt; Ridpath, George The Border-History of England and Scotland... London: T. Cadell..., 1776. 4to, half calf gilt, worn; Johnson, C. Pierpont - John E. Sowerby British Wild Flowers. London: John van Voorst, 1882. 4to, contemporary green half calf; and 10 others; sold not subject to return (17)

£700-1,000 250 HE65/20 Musical Instruments - Hipkins, Alfred James Musical Instruments, Historic, Rare and Unique. Edinburgh: A. & C. Black, 1888. First edition, large folio (405 x 310mm.), limited to 1040 copies, signed by the publisher, 50 full chromolithograph plates by W. Gibb, half dark brown morocco over cream cloth, t.e.g., occasional slight spotting, boards marked and dust soiled, some scuffing to leather, upper joint splitting £150-200

£150-200 246 HE63/19 Miscellaneous books, a quantity, including Gaunt, M. Alone in West Africa. [c.1912]; Younghusband, G. A Soldier’s Memories. 1917; Chapman, A. The Borders and Beyond. 1924; Shepherd, E. The Raid of the Kers. [n.d.]; Jekyll, G. Wood & Garden. 1899; Grant, C.H.B. The Shikari. 1914; Callwell, C.E. Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson. 1927. 2 volumes, 8vo, dustwrappers, all original cloth £300-400 247 EZ774/72 Miscellaneous works, 18 volumes including Rackham, Arthur Barrie, J.M. Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. [c.1911], Small 4to., 24 coloured plates by Rackham, original green pictorial cloth gilt, slightly rubbed; Moule, Thomas Heraldry of Fish. London, 1842. First editions, 8vo, illustrations, original cloth; [Malaysia] Harrison, C.W. An Illustrated Guide to the Federated Malay States. 1923. 8vo, plates, map in pocket, original yellow cloth; Summerhayes, V.S. Wild Orchids. 1976; Ford, E.B. Moths. 1976, and 11 others (17) £200-300

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251 HE145/5 Paper Doll Book - The Changeable Costumes or in which do you like me best ? An Elegant and Amusing Companion for the Drawing Room Table and Forming a Pleasing Series of Highly Coloured Heads, for Young Ladies to copy from. London: for the Proprietor, [c.1837], seven cardboard leaves, the first with a handcoloured engraving of a portrait of a woman, the other six each with a different hand-coloured engraving of a costume, with a cut-away face, some dust-soiling, each approx 132 x 118mm, loosely contained as issued in original blue-grey card wrappers, rubbed and soiled, ribbon loose £250-350 252 HD611/1 Shaw, Thomas George Wine, the Vine and the Cellar. London: Longman [&c.], 1863. First edition, 8vo, illustrations, original pictorial green cloth, recased £250-350 253 HE117/2 Sylvester, Charles The Philosophy of Domestic Economy, as exemplified in the mode of Warming, Ventilating, Washing, Drying & Cooking. Nottingham: Longman [&c.], 1819. First edition, 4to., engraved frontispiece and 10 plates, contemporary half calf, slightly spotted, rebacked £250-350

254 SV705/145E Travel, Art, Natural History and other subjects, 53 books including Rundall, L.B. The Ibex of Sha-Ping. London: Macmillan and Co., 1915. 8vo, original green cloth gilt; Conway, W. Martin - A.D. McCormick The Alps. London: Adam and Charles Black, 1904. 8vo, original pictorial green cloth gilt; Gordon, Seton The Immortal Isles. London: Williams & Norgate, Ltd., 1926. 8vo, original blue cloth gilt; Sparrow, W. Shaw, editor The Gospels in Art. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1904. 4to, original Japanese vellum gilt; Sullivan, Sir Edward The Book of Kells. London: The Studio, 1920. 4to, original quarter Japanese vellum; Tissot, James J. The Life of Our Lord Jesus Christ. London: Sampson, Low, Marston..., 1898. Folio, original quarter Japanese vellum gilt, volume 2 only, worn; Scott, Peter Morning Flight. London: Country Life Limited, 1936. 4to, original blue cloth gilt; First World War Scrapbook containing 414 pp. of news clipping relating to the First World War, folio, album very worn; and 46 others, sold not subject to return (53) £200-300 255 HD611/16 Wine - Lamart, Louis Atlas de la France vinicole. Paris: Larmat, 1942-47, volumes 1-7 bound in one, folio, folding coloured maps, original wrappers bound in, cloth, a typed letter signed by Larmat and the original prospectus bound in, one wrapper loose £300-500 256 HE65/39 Witchcraft - Glanvill, Joseph A Blow at Modern Sadducism in some Philosophical Confederations about Witchcraft. London: J. Collins, 1668. Fourth edition, 8vo, contemporary calf, [Wing G800], joints split, worn, inner hinge strengthened £350-550


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257 Albin, Eleazar A Natural History of Birds. London: Printed for the Author and Sold at William Innys. 1731 -1740, First Editions [volumes I and II are first issues, volume III is second issue], 3 volumes, 4to. (290 x 230mm.), 306 Hand coloured plates, lists of subscribers, Vol.I & II contemporary full calf with foliate gilt tooled borders and edges, spines with raised bands elaborately gilt in compartments, red morocco title labels, Vol.III bound in lighter full contemporary calf with single gilt rule border and edges, spine with raised bands gilt in compartments, red morocco title label, green morocco volume label, all volumes with similar marbled endpapers, wide margins, all edges sprinkled red, Allan Francis Brooke-Viscount Strathallan copy with bookplates, a few small spots, neatly repaired closed tear to plate 10 in volume 2, paper flaw to plate 36 in volume 3 resulting in light fold across bird’s tail, bindings slightly rubbed, volume III rebacked retaining original boards £9,000-12,000


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258 HE65/85 Alpheraky, Sergius The Geese of Europe and Asia. London: Rowland Ward, 1905. First edition, 4to., presentation copy from publisher inscribed “Capt. Stanley Flower with Rowland Ward Kind Regards, 1906”, 24 chromolithographed plates, original green cloth gilt, t.e.g., occasional light spotting £150-250 259 HE65/87 Bees, Wasps and Ants - Saunders, Edward The Hymenoptera Aculeata of the British Islands. London: L. Reeve, 1896. First edition, 8vo, 54 lithographed plates, 51 hand-coloured, contemporary blue half morocco, spine gilt, t.e.g., Castlecraig Library bookplate, rubbed

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262 HE65/113 Buffon, G.L. le C., Conte de Natural History, General and Particular. London: W. Strahan & T. Cadell, 1785. Second edition, 9 volumes, 8vo., 308 engraved plates including frontispiece, several folding, contemporary tree calf, black morocco title labels, red morocco volume labels, spines gilt, extremities worn, some joints cracked, light spotting to preliminaries and last few pages of some volumes, occasional light offsetting of plates £200-300

£200-300 260 HE65/88 Blackwall, John A History of the Spiders of Great Britain and Ireland. London: The Ray Society, 1861. Folio, 29 hand-coloured engraved plates with descriptive text on guards, recent green half morocco and green watered cloth, spine gilt, raised bands, new endpapers £300-400 261 HE65/97 Bree, Charles Robert A History of the Birds of Europe, not observed in the British Isles. London: Groombridge and Sons, 1859. First Edition, 4 volumes, 8vo, 238 hand-coloured plates, brown half calf and cloth boards, raised bands, spines gilt, t.e.g., short split to upper joint of volume 4, very slight occasional spotting, very slightly rubbed £300-400

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263 HE64/2 Catton, Charles, the Younger Animals drawn from Nature and Engraved in Aquatint. London: Printed for the Author and sold by I. and J. Taylor. First edition, oblong folio (426 x 275mm.), 36 fine handcoloured aquatint plates by and after Catton heightened with white and gum arabic, contemporary calf gilt in upright folio format, covers with neo-classical borders, gilt turnins, marbled edges, neatly rebacked, endpapers renewed, some rubbing Note: First edition, marking the earliest use of aquatint for a work on natural history. This copy varies from others in having been bound in an upright rather than oblong format, the plates being mounted on contemporary blanks (watermarked 1794) and then framed within pen-and-ink and wash borders, with captions and numbering in ink. The son of the artist Charles Catton the Elder (1828-1798), coach painter to George III and founder-member of the Royal Academy, Charles Catton the younger was taught by his father and admitted to the Royal Academy Schools in 1775. He worked as a landscape artist in England and Scotland, exhibiting some 37 paintings at the Royal Academy between 1775 and 1800. As a book illustrator, he prepared designs to illustrate Gay’s Fables as well as the plates for the present work, but emigrated to North America in 1805. Nissen ZBI 847. Provenance: H.R.H. The Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, KG, KT, KP, armorial bookplate £2,500-3,500

264 HE613/2 Couch, Jonathan A History of Fishes of the British Islands. London: Groombridge, 186465. 4 volumes, 8vo, 252 coloured plates, original blue pictorial cloth gilt, tissue guards, volume 4 rebound with original spine and covers laid down, other volumes rubbed £300-400 265 HE65/91 Couch, Jonathan A History of Fishes of the British Islands. London: Groombridge, 186265. First edition, 4 volumes, 8vo, 252 colour plates, 1 uncoloured plate, original decorative blue cloth gilt, occasional light spotting, slightly rubbed £300-400 265


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266 HD610/5 Culpeper, Nicholas Culpeper’s Complete Herbal. London: R. Evans, 1815. 4to., engraved frontispiece portrait and 40 hand-coloured engraved plates, contemporary calf, some dampstaining (chiefly to text), plates somewhat dust-soiled, rebacked, corners repaired £250-350 267 HD610/4 Darwin, Charles The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom. London: John Murray, 1878. Second edition, 8vo, contemporary brown half morocco, t.e.g., bookplate of Reading and District Gardeners Mutual Improvement Association Lending Library on front endpaper, and stamp to front free endpaper, rubbed, small nick at head of spine £150-200 268 HD610/11 Darwin, Charles On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection. London: John Murray, 1861. Third edition (seventh thousand), folding diagram, 2pp. advertisements at end, original green cloth, textblock split at p. 97, stitching weak, some gatherings loose, a bit rubbed, corners slightly bumped £600-900 269 HE65/60 Dickson, R.W. Practical Agriculture; Or, A Complete System of Modern Husbandry. London: Richard Phillips 1805. 2 volumes, 4to. (210 x 260mm), 1 folding plan, handcoloured frontispiece and 87 engraved plates (2 folding) including 27 hand coloured, contemporary calf boards, sides with gilt fillet and blind border on sides, rebacked, extremities rubbed, front hinge of Vol I split, front hinge Vol II repaired, some offsetting to text, browning to a few pages, bookplates of Thos. Marshall, small book label of William Delafield

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270 HE64/14 Donovan, Edward The Natural History Of British Insects; Explaining Them In Their Several States, With The Periods Of Their Transformation, Their Food, Oeconomy, &c. Together With The History Of Such Minute Insects As Require Investigation By The Microscope. London: For the Author, and for F. and C. Rivington 1792-1813. First Edition, 16 volumes bound in 8, 8vo., (235 x 145mm.) 576 plates (568 hand coloured), contemporary diced calf gilt, spines with raised bands, morocco labels lettered in gilt, double gilt rules and blind decorative borders to both upper and lower boards, marbled endpapers, all silk markers present as are all tissue guards, a very attractive set Note: Edward Donovan (1768-1837), naturalist and author, Fellow of the Linnean Society… at Dru Drury’s death many of the insects which he had collected fell into Donovan’s hands… he formed a collection of natural history specimens at the cost of many thousands of pounds, and under the title of The London Museum of Natural History admitted the public freely in 1807 and for many years after (D.N.B). £3,000-3,500


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271 HE65/94 Donovan, Edward The Natural History of British Shells. London: for the author, 1800-03. 5 volumes, 8vo, 180 hand-coloured engraved plates, contemporary green half morocco, R.C.S.I. library stamp to titles & occasionally to text margins, some spotting of text, occasional slight offsetting to text, rubbed £800-1,000

272 HC244/1 Edwards, Lionel The Passing Seasons. Country Life. Oblong folio, 18 coloured mounted plates, original green patterned boards, occasional light spotting £100-150

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273 HE64/18 Edwards, George A Natural History of Birds; Gleanings of Natural History. Printed for the Author at the College of Physicians, 1743-64. 7 volumes, 4to., text of ‘History’ in English, ‘Gleanings’ in English and French, engraved portrait of Edwards in 2 states (one before the addition of “R.S.S.” and “Nat. Mar. 23 April 3”), uncoloured plate of Samojeed, 362 fine handcoloured engraved plates, some numbered in manuscript, plates 178 & 325 repaired, plate 175 probably supplied from another copy, bound without general title to first 4 volumes (as often with early sets), contemporary green morocco gilt by Charles Lewis, g.e., lavender endpapers, the William Gott copy with bookplates, minor wear [Nissen IVB 286-289; Fine Bird Books p.93] £10,000-12,000


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274 HD959/1 Florilegium - Captain James Cook Captain Cook’s Florilegium. A Selection of Engravings from the Drawings of Plants collected by Joseph Banks and Daniel Solander on Captain Cook’s first Voyage to the Islands of the Pacific, with Accounts of the Voyage by Wilfrid Blunt and of the Botanical Explorations and Prints by William T. Stearn. Lion and Unicorn Press, 1973. Large folio, number 8 of 10 copies, a Subscriber’s copy [Subscriber no 8, Dr. J.A. Watt], 42 engraved plates, text printed in purple, green, red, blue, brown and black, text and plates printed on Crisbrooke handmade paper, binding of Nigerian goatskin with solid gilt edges, designed by Joy Law, hand tooled in 22-carat gold leaf, with gilt stamps of Drosera uniflora from Tierra del Fuego as fleurons, and silk doublures by Zaehnsdorf Limited, with a specimen of Banksia integrifolia (plate 25), gathered at Botany Bay by R.G. Coveny in December 1973, encapsulated in acrylic by David Watkins as part of the upper cover, watered silk endpapers, in a green velvet lined folding green cloth box, morocco gilt lettering piece to upper cover, slight crystallisation at extreme edge of acryllic window, otherwise very fine Note: A magnificent de luxe edition. Apart from its sumptuous binding incorporating a specimen of Banskia integrifolia in a panel inset into the front cover, this edition, limited to 10 copies, also has 42 plates, twelve more than the “standard” edition of the same year which itself was limited to only 100 copies for subscribers. Both editions were fully subscribed long before publication date. The work is of importance as its publication reproduces for the first time some of the engraved plates of Australian plants made under the supervision of Sir Joseph Banks. Apart from a proof impression no prints were made from the plates selected here for publication, the original copper-engraved plates, the original drawings, the specimens used for the drawings and the proof impressions all being held by the British Museum. In the 1960s it was decided that the Royal College of Art should print a selection of the most beautiful plates. The superbly printed rich impressions in strong black ink make this one of the finest botanical books produced in the twentieth century. The ten subscribers to the special edition of Captain Cook’s Florilegium are listed on a sheet loosely inserted as: 1) Howard Radcylffe Esq., 2) The Peabody Museum, Salem, 3) Paul Mellon Esq., 4) P.L. Bradfer-Lawrence Esq., 5) Hunt Botanical Library, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 6) George Howard Esq., 7) Nicholas Poole-Wilson Esq., 8) Dr. John A. Watt, 9) Lessing J. Rosenwald Esq., 10) Mrs A. Lester Marks. £8,000-10,000


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275 HE65/30 Forshaw, Joseph M. Kingfishers and Related Birds. Melbourne: Lansdowne, 1983-85. First edition, large folio (506 x 355mm.), collector’s issue, number 876 of 1000 copies signed by the author and illustrator, 2 volumes, illustrated by William T. Cooper, original blue half morocco with blind embossed floral motifs, contained in blue velvet lined cloth book box with morocco gilt title panel, some very minor soiling to box £600-800 276 HE65/50 Forshaw, Joseph M. Kingfishers and Related Birds. Melbourne: Lansdowne, 1987. First edition, large folio (506 x 355mm.), collector’s issue, number 897 of 1000 copies signed by the author and illustrator, 2 volumes, illustrated by William T. Cooper, original green half morocco with blind embossed floral motifs, contained in blue velvet lined cloth book box with morocco gilt title panel £600-800 277 HD610/26 Gesner, Conrad Historiae Animalium Lib. I. de Quadrupedibus viviparis. Zurich: C. Froschouer, 1551. volume 1 only, folio, woodcuts, late 18th century half calf, red morocco label, a few early inscriptions to title, one deleted, title stained, with small hole & laid down, some waterstaining, especially at beginning and end, page margins stained and friable from c. 1020-1104 and index, marginal repairs to index affecting some words, binding very worn £300-500 278


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278 HE65/28 Graves, George Hortus Medicus, or Figures and Descriptions of the more Important Plants used in Medicine, or possessed of Poisonous Qualities. Edinburgh: A. & C. Black, 1834. First edition. 4to., (285 x 220mm.), 44 hand coloured engraved plates on 38 sheets, tissue guards, late 19th. century maroon half calf, red morocco label, corners, joints, top and bottom of spine worn, sections B-D working loose, tissue guard adhering to inner margin plate 4, short closed tear at bottom of plate 43 not affecting image, small piece torn away at corner of plate 44 well away from image, a clean crisp copy £800-1,000 279 HD611/7 Gray, George Robert A Fasciculus of the Birds of China. [No place, 1871]. 4to., 12 handcoloured lithographed plates, original cloth-backed boards, title loose and slightly frayed in fore margin, a few spots, occasional mark, binding worn and soiled

280 HE65/15 Hale, Thomas A Compleat Body of Husbandry. London: T. Osborne, [&c.], 1756. First edition, folio, engraved frontispiece and 12 plates, contemporary calf, some offsetting to plates, armorial bookplate of the House of Abercairny, upper hinge splitting £200-300 281 HE65/38 Herbal - Hill, Sir John The Family Herbal. Bungay: C. Brightly, [1812]. 8vo, 54 hand-coloured engraved plates, contemporary calf, “John Howland. His Book” lettered in gilt on upper cover, neatly rebacked, corners, slight spotting & soiling £120-180

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282 HE64/8 Hooker, Joseph Dalton Illustrations of Himalayan Plants. Chiefly Selected From Drawings Made For the Late J.F. Cathcart Esq. of the Bengal Civil Service. The Description and Analyses by J.D. Hooker M.D., F.R.S. The Plates Executed by W.H. Fitch. London: Lovell, Reeve 1855 First Edition, folio (368 x 502mm.), half-title, lithographed title within hand-coloured floral border, 24 hand-coloured lithographed plates by and after W.H. Fitch from drawings by native artists and the author, list of subscribers, modern russet half morocco over purple watered cloth (matching original binding and retaining original boards) gilt title to flat spine (retaining original free endpapers), a few plates with minimal spotting Provenance: ‘Kenmure Castle, New Galloway’ slip pasted to front free endpaper with ink inscription ‘April 15/33 With Every Good Wish From Us All, Jn. S. MacEwan’ (the MacEwan family at one time owned Kenmure). Note: Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker (1817-1911), one of the greatest British botanists and explorers of the 19th century, a close friend of Charles Darwin and one-time director of The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, was educated at Glasgow High School and Glasgow University. Walter Hood Fitch (1817-1892), born in Glasgow, was artist for all the Kew Garden Publications from 1841, and ilustrated many botanical works including: William Hooker’s ‘A Century of Orchidaceous Plants’ (1851) and James Bateman’s ‘A Monograph of Odontoglossum’ (1864-74). £6,000-9,000


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283 HE65/90 Humphreys, H.N. and J.O. Westwood British Butterflies and their Transformations. London: W. Smith, 1848. First edition, 4to., additional hand-coloured lithographed title and 42 hand-coloured lithographed plates, tissue guards, contemporary half calf, green morocco label, armorial bookplate of Richard Fremlin of Wateringbury, occasional slight spotting, lightly rubbed £200-300 284 HE65/115 Islamic Art, a collection of 22 volumes comprising Atasoy, N. & J. Raby. Iznik, the Pottery of Ottoman Turkey. 1994; Hattstein, M. & P. Delius. Islam. Art and Architecture. 2000; Watson, O. Ceramics from Islamic Lands. 2004; Michell, G. The Majesty of Mughal Decoration. 2007; Piotrovsky, M.B. & A.D. Pritula Beyond the Palace Walls. 2006; Julllian, P. The Orientalists. 1977; Khalili, N.D. Islamic Art and Culture. [c.2010]; Canby, S.R. The Golden Age of Persian Art 1501-1722,. 1999; Ed-Said, I. & A. Parman Geometric concepts in Islamic Art. 1976; Lings, M. The Quarianic Art of Calligraphy and Illumination. 1976; New York Graphic Society Iran. Persian Miniatures. [N.d.], original cloth, dustwrappers; and 11 others (5 hardback) (22) £200-300 285 HD952/1 Jardine, Sir William British Salmonidae. London, 1979. Folio, number 87 of 500 copies, 12 plates, half calf, slipcase £100-200 286 HE65/95 Johnstone, William Grosart & Alexander Croall. The Nature Printed British Sea-Weeds. London: Bradbury, Evans, & Co. [1859-1860]. 4 volumes, 8vo, 222 plates (220 nature printed, 1 coloured, 1 uncoloured), illustrations in text, red half morocco, marbled boards, spines gilt, half-titles and additional engraved titles, t.e.g., occasional slight spotting £500-700 287 HE64/15 Latham, John A General History of Birds. Winchester: Jacob and Johnson for the Author, 1821-1828. First Edition, 11 volumes in 10, 4to. (270 x 213mm.), 193 hand coloured engraved plates, list of subscribers vol. I, modern half sheep and marbled boards, occasional light spotting, mostly marginal, a few faint dampstains, light offsetting from text to some plates and vice-versa Note: First edition of this expanded and updated version of Latham’s General Synopsis of Birds. Sitwell, Bird, p 114. £3,500-4,500 288 HE65/86 Lepidoptery & Conchology - Wood, William, 2 volumes, comprising Index Entomologicus, or, a complete illustrated catalogue containing ... the Lepidopterous insects of Great Britain. London: G. Willis, 1854. 8vo, 59 hand-coloured plates, contemporary green half morocco, bookplate of James Milnes Stansfield, spine and corners a little rubbed, some very occasional light marginal spotting; [Idem] Index Testaceologicus, an illustrated catalogue of British and foreign shells... London: Willis and Sotheran, 1856. 8vo, 46 hand-coloured plates, contemporary green half morocco, spine with gilt tooled shell patterns, t.e.g., bookplate of James Milnes Stansfeld, very slightly rubbed (2) £250-350

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289 HE65/5 Millais, John Guille The Natural History of the British Surface-feeding Ducks. London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1902. First edition, number 434 of 600 copies, large paper copy, 4to, 6 photogravures, 41 coloured plates, some chromolithographed, illustrations, red half morocco gilt, upper joint split and board almost detached, lightly dampstained in some margins £200-300 290 HE65/8 Morris, Rev. Francis Orpen A Natural History of British Moths. London: Longmans [&c.], 1861-70. First edition, 4 volumes, 8vo, 132 hand-coloured lithographed plates, contemporary half calf, marbled sides, bookplates of J. Herbert Bell, 1927, occasional light spotting, slightly rubbed £150-200 291 HE65/99 Morris, Rev. Francis Orpen A History of British Butterflies. London: Groombridge, 1865. First edition, 8vo, 71 hand-coloured lithographed plates, original pictorial cloth gilt, slightly rubbed at extremities £100-150 292 HE65/100 Morris, Rev. Francis Orpen A Natural History of the Nests and Eggs of British Birds. London: G. Bell, 1875. Second edition, 3 volumes, 8vo, 232 hand-coloured plates, original pictorial green cloth gilt, some light spotting to preliminary leaves, tissue guards, a few small stains to one lower board, plates clean £100-150


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293 HE65/101 Morris, Rev. Francis Orpen A History of British Birds. London: Groombridge, 1863. 6 volumes, 8vo, 358 hand coloured plates, original blue-green pictorial cloth gilt, some pages unopened, head and base of spines rubbed £250-350 294 HE32/21 Natural History, 4 volumes, including Bewick, Thomas A History of British Birds. Newcastle, 1816. 2 volumes, 8vo, engravings by Bewick, contemporary calf, fore-margin of p.ix vol.1 repaired, slight spotting, slightly rubbed; Pratt, Anne. Wild Flowers. London: S.P.C.K., 1853. 2 volumes, 8vo, 192 chromolithographed plates, original blue cloth (4) £150-200 295 HE65/114 Natural History, with coloured plates, a collection, comprising Kirby, W.F. European Butterflies and Moths. Cassell, 1882. 4to, bound in 2 volumes, 61 hand-coloured lithographed plates, 1 uncoloured plate, later cloth, a few plates very slightly spotted, rubbed; Frohawk, F.W. Natural History of British Butterflies. Hutchinson, 1914. 2 volumes, folio, 60 coloured plates, original blue cloth, presentation inscription from R. and A. Waley Cohen to Wellesley House Library; Britten, James European Ferns. Cassell, [c.1880], 4to., 30 chromolithographed plates, tissue guards, contemporary black half calf, red morocco label, a trifle rubbed; Kirby, W.F. The Butterflies and Moths of Europe. Cassell, 1903. 4to., 54 coloured plates, 1 uncoloured plate, later buckram, rubbed, joint split; Lowe, E.J. Beautiful Leaved Plants. London: Groombridge, 1864. 8vo, 60 chromolithographed plates, tissue guards, contemporary blue half morocco gilt, t.e.g., a few plates slightly spotted, rubbed (7) £200-300 296 HE32/26 New Naturalists, 44 volumes, & New Naturalist Monographs, 13 volumes, all in dust-jackets, comprising, 1) Butterflies, 1946 (reprinted); 2) British Game, 1946 (reprinted); 3) London’s Natural History, 1946 (reprinted); 4) Britain’s Structure and Scenery, 1949, third edition; 5) Wild Flowers, 1954; 6) Natural History in the Highlands and Islands, 1947; 7) Mushrooms & Toadstools, 1953; 8) Insect Natural History, 1947; 9) A Country Parish, 1951; 10) British Plant

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297 HE65/106 Oliver, Daniel & Grant, Lt. Colonel J. Augustus Botany of the Speke and Grant Expedition. London: Taylor and Francis, 1872. Presentation copy inscribed “to R. Cheyne Es. with kind regards from J.A. Grant, late Bengal N.I., 13 June 1872”, 4to., map, 136 lithographed plates, contemporary half calf, spine gilt, lower joint repaired, old leaves from Matlock Bank stuck onto front endpaper, edges slightly rubbed £300-500 298 HE32/19 Ornithology & Natural History, 27 volumes, including Morris, Rev. F.O. A Natural History of the Nests and Eggs of British Birds. 1896. Fourth edition, 3 volumes, 8vo, chromolithographed plates, original pictorial cloth gilt; Pratt, Anne The Ferns of Great Britain. [n.d.], 8vo, 41 plates, original cloth gilt; Morris, F.O. A History of British Butterflies. 1891. 8vo, 72 coloured plates, original pictorial cloth gilt; Walpole-Bond, J. Field Studies of some Rarer British Birds. 1914; Thomson, A.L. Britain’s Birds and their Nests. [c.1910]; Schuckard, W.E. British Bees. [c.1866], 8vo, 16 hand-coloured plates, original pictorial cloth; Thorburn, A. British Birds. 1925. 4 volumes, 8vo, original cloth, dust-jackets frayed; and 15 others, including 5 in the Fur and Feather series (27) £250-350 299 HE65/84 Ornithology - Meinertzhagen, Colonel R. Nicoll’s Birds of Egypt. London: H. Rees, 1930. 2 volumes, large 4to., portrait frontispiece, 31 hand-coloured plates, 7 uncoloured plates & 3 coloured folding maps, original green cloth gilt £100-150 300 HE32/18 Ornithology - Morris, Rev. F.O. A History of British Birds. London, 1891. Third edition, 6 volumes, 8vo, 394 hand-coloured plates, original green pictorial cloth gilt, occasional very slight spotting, lightly rubbed £200-300 301 HE63/14 Ornithology - Northumberland - Farne Islands Archive, comprising Document expressing agreement of Dean and Chapter Office Durham to sell the Farne Islands to The Ven. Archdeacon Thorp in 1853 for £404; Grant of the Reversion of Monk House & the Farne Islands from the Dean and Chapter of Durham to the Venerable Charles Thorp, 1861, with hand-drawn map; Lease of Inner Farne Islands, from J.F. Thorp to Mr John Raplph Carr-Ellison, 1881, on vellum; Indenture between Archdeacon Thorp and The Corporation of the Trinity House, of hereditaments and rights of way in the Great Farne Island, 27 Sept.

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305 HE613/1 Pratt, Anne The Flowering Plants, Grasses, Sedges and Ferns of Great Britain. London: F. Warne, [c.1899]. 6 volumes, 8vo, 318 coloured plates, 1 uncoloured plate, original green cloth gilt, g.e., slightly rubbed

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306 HE65/25 Roses - Hariot, Paul Le Livre d’or des Roses. Paris: Libraririe National [1903]. 4to., 60 chromolithograph plates, captioned tissue guards, illustrations, contemporary quarter calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, t.e.g., some light discolouration to text, joints rubbed

303 HE65/47 Ornithology, a collection of 15 volumes, including Smythies, Bertram E. The Birds of Burma. 1953, Second edition, 8vo, signed by the author on title, original cloth, dustwrapper frayed; Seebohm, H. The Birds of Siberia. 1901. 8vo, original pictorial cloth, some spotting, joints slightly frayed; Bannerman, D.A. The Birds of West and Equatorial Africa. 1953. 2 volumes, 8vo, dustwrappers frayed; Mackworth-Praed, C.W. & C.H.B. Grant African Handbook of Birds. 1981. Series 1-3, 6 volumes in all, original cloth, several bindings slightly marked; Witherby, H.F., Jourdain, F.C.R. [& others] The Handbook of British Birds. 1958. 5 volumes, 8vo, 8th impression, dustwrappers (15) £150-200 304 HE65/48 Ornithology, a collection of 9 folio volumes, including Forshaw, Joseph M. Parrots of the World. Melbourne, 1973. Slipcase; Ali, S. and D.D. Ripley Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan. Delhi, 1983. Compact edition; Smythies, B.E. The Birds of Burma, Nimrod Press, 1986; Ripley, S.D. Rails of the World. Boston, 1977; Buller, W.L. Buller’s Birds of New Zealand, edited by E.G. Turbott, Christchurch, 1979; Lansdowne, J.F. Birds of the West Coast. Toronto, 1980. 2 volumes, Hancock, J. & H. Elliott. The Herons of the World. 1978; Lippens, L. Les Oiseaux du Zaire. Tielt, [n.d.], all folios, original cloth, dustwrappers £150-250

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£500-700 307 HE64/3 Schmidel, D. Casimir Christoph Icones Plantarum et Analyses Partium Aeri Incisae Atque Vivis Coloribus Insignitae Adiectis Indicibus Nominum Necessariis Figurarum Explicationibus et Bruibus Animadverionibus Quad Composuit. Nuremberg: Ioanne Chritophoro Keller. 1762-1797. Folio (410x260mm), 3 parts bound in one volume, 75 hand coloured engraved plates, contemporary brown calf neatly rebacked, triple gilt rule to upper and lower board, spine with red morocco title label, slightly raised bands with gilt decorations and compartments, all edges sprinkled red, predominantly clean text with a little browning to titles, some spotting to Maipulus III and spotting and slight dust soiling to some plates but many clean, covers a little bumped at corners with leather worn away and a few repaired gouge mark Note: Casimir Christoph Schmidel (1718-1792) studied medicine at Jena and Halle, became Professor of Pharmacology at the newly opened Friedrichs-Akademie in Bayreuth. He also studied Botany and Geology in Saxony, Holland, and Switzerland. Apart from his own publications he edited Konrad Gesner’s posthumous botanical publications. £2,000-3,000


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308 HE65/31 Sitwell, Sacheverell; Buchanan, Handasyde & James Fisher Fine Bird Books. London, 1953. Folio, number 275 of 295 numbered copies signed by the authors, coloured plates, red half morocco and marbled sides, slight crease to pp.45-48; Sitwell, S. & W. Blunt Great Flower Books 1700-1900, a Bibliographical Record. London: Collins, 1956. Folio, coloured plates, original half cloth, dustwrapper (2) £200-300 309 HE65/96 Stephenson, John and James Morss Churchill Medical Botany: or, Illustrations and Descriptions of the Medicinal Plants of the London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Pharmacopoeias; comprising a popular and scientific account of all those poisonous vegetables that are indigenous to Great Britain. London: John Churchill, 1831. First edition, 4 volumes, 8vo, 185 hand coloured plates (6 double-page or folding), contemporary green half calf, spines gilt, cirtron morocco lettering pieces, tissue guards, occasional light spotting, somewhat more so at beginning of volume 4 £800-1,000 310 HE27/1 Thorburn, Archibald British Birds. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1915-1918. First edition, 4 volumes plus supplement, large paper copy (number 54 of 105 copies), 4to., 80 plates, original red cloth gilt (supplement in original green paper wrappers with note on sticker above title), occasional foxing, some fading to cloth and a little soiling to covers (5) £1,200-1,600 311 HE65/93 Willmott, Ellen The Genus Rosa. London: John Murray, 1914. First edition, 2 volumes, 4to., 132 chromolithographed plates, 15 uncoloured plates, illustrations, all after Alfred Parsons, original upper wrappers bound in at end, original green quarter morocco, t.e.g., others uncut £600-800

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312 HE64/16 Wilson, Alexander American Ornithology; or, The Natural History of The Birds of The United States. New York: Collins & Co.; Philadelphia: Harrison Hall, 1828-29. 3 volumes, 8vo, and 1 volume folio, 76 hand-coloured engraved plates, text dark green half morocco, spines gilt, atlas in later matching dark green quarter morocco and black cloth, text volumes slightly darkened, text volumes rubbed and stained, fore-margin of plate volume title stained, some mostly marginal soiling to plates, plate 39 & 44 with small nick from fore-margin, small stain to plate 26, otherwise plates bright Note: ‘Audubon was not the father of American ornithology. That honorific belongs to Alexander Wilson, whose encyclopedic American Ornithology established a distinct approach that emphasised the observation of live birds’, ( Alexander Wilson; the Scot who founded American Ornithology, by Edward H. Burt, Jnr. & William E. Davis, Jnr.). £6,000-8,000 313 HE65/112 Wilson, Alexander American Ornithology, or the Natural History of the Birds of the United States. Edinburgh: Stirling & Kenney, 1832. 3 volumes, 8vo., engraved frontispiece and 97 plates, contemporary green half morocco, spines with raised bands, gilt lettering direct to spines, t.e.g. , frontispiece and title of vol. 1 spotted, minor dust soiling to one or two plates with very infrequent spotting, some light off-setting from plates onto text, Latin names to most of the birds added in a very small neat contemporary hand £500-700 314 HE65/23 Wolf, Joseph and D.G. Elliot The Life and Habits of Wild Animals, illustrated by designs by Joseph Wolf, with descriptive letterpress by Daniel Giraud Elliot. London: A. Macmillan, 1874. Large folio (350 x 470mm.), 20 plates, brown half morocco, spine gilt, rubbed, corners scraped, small oval blindstamp to title and final page.

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316 HE65/98 Yarrell, William A History of British Birds. London: John Van Voorst, 1871-1885. Fourth edition, 4 volumes, 8vo, half-titles, 564 wood-engravings in text, contemporary full brown morocco gilt by Sotheran & Co., raised bands, spines gilt, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, armorial bookplate of E.T. Leeds Smith and Arthur B. Duncan £150-200


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ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATIONS 317 HE14/1 Rosenberg, Portia - Clarke, Susanna Childermass at Desk, pencil drawing, 36 x 27cm Note: An illustration by Portia Rosenberg for the 2004 Bloomsbury edition of Clarke’s Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell. £400-600 318 HE14/2 Rosenberg, Portia - Clarke, Susanna Waterloo (Mud Hands), pencil drawing, 47 x 39cm Note: An illustration by Portia Rosenberg for the 2004 Bloomsbury edition of Clarke’s Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell. £400-600 319 HE65/123 Turkish Costume Watercolours Six watercolours of Turkish figures, usually with two figures on each sheet, c. 31 x 390mm., most captioned: Reis effendi or Secretary & Mufti Head of the Law; Turban bearer & Another; Porter (x 2), Mohalibe Merchant & Seller of Buttermilk curds, Vizier & Sultan’s body guard; Cooks distributing Pilau to the Corps de Garde; 4 framed and glazed, 2 unframed (6) £700-900 317

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320 HE82/5 Watercolours of Mr Polwarth 2 large 8vo, 1 4to., 2 oblong folio sketchbooks, & 2 4to. folders, with pencil drawings & watercolours of France, Italy, & Scotland, (The Hirsel, Eildon Hills, Douglas), Wales, Luffness, studies of cattle, birds, etc., c.1860-90, one album lettered “G. Polwarth” £200-300

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321 321 HE426/1 § Simpsons, The 2 storyboards for The Simpsons: Episode 18, season 12 Trilogy of Error (episode 266), comprising 9 panels in ink and pencil, featuring Homer and Lisa Simpson, 112 x 42cm, framed and glazed; AND Episode 1, season 13 “Treehouse of Horrors XII” (episode 270) comprising 4 illustrations in red and black, with dialogue and additional comments for the illustrators, featuring Homer Simpson and a minor character, 121 x 42cm, framed and glazed (2) £700-900

322 HE209/1 § Wall, Arthur - original illustrations for John Geddie’s The Fringes of Edinburgh 36 original pen and ink drawings (between c.37 x 27cm and c.17 x 17.5cm) and 4 watercolours (between c.37 x 27cm and c.27 x 18.5cm), c.1925-6 (Geddie’s book was first published in 1927), mostly signed Arthur Wall or ‘A.W.’, including views of Swanston Cottage, Craigiehall Old Bridge, Torduff Loch, Corstorphine Church, Mortonhall, Cramond Bridge, The Grotto at Craigiehall, Brunstane House, The Dovecot at Redhall, Granton Harbour, Ravelston Old House, and others, all but one on board, some pencil notes relating to resizing, a little foxing and occasional dust-soiling; Geddie, John The Fringes of Edinburgh. London/Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers Ltd., [n.d.]; Gellibrand, Emma The Story of Kitty and Harry... London/Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, Limited, [n.d.]; and an original sketch for the cover of Gellibrand’s work, showing two small children by a boat, 31 x 21.5cm, no illustrator given (43) £800-1,200 323 HD883/1 § Watkins, Dudley D. - “Oor Wullie” Pencil sketch of “Oor Wullie”, signed by Watkins in pencil and dated 8th Dec. ‘56, on folding peach coloured sheet taken from autograph book, leaf dimensions 10 x 16cm £150-250

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324 HE665/1 § Watkins, Dudley D. - D. C. Thomson & Co Original storyline for Oor Wullie, appearing in the Sunday Post on 18th March 1945, in which Wullie and Bob are dressed up to get a photograph taken, and get into usual trouble, ink on paper, 45 x 38cm, framed and glazed, taped to mount Note: A reproduction of the storyline features on p.128 of DC Thomson & Co.’s 2006 publication The Broons and Oor Wullie. £400-500

PHILOSOPHY & RELIGION 325 HE668/1 3 volumes, including Lupton, Donald The Glory of their Times. or the Lives of ye Primitive Fathers. London: I. Okes, 1640. 4to, engraved title, numerous engraved portraits in text, contemporary calf, [ESTC S108921], title dust-soiled, occasional staining, rubbed; Herne, Samuel Domus Carthusiana, or an Account of the Most Noble Foundation of the Charter-House near Smithfield in London. London: R. Marriott & H. Brome, 1677. 8vo, engraved portrait frontispiece & 1 plate, contemporary panelled calf, rebacked, marginal loss to plate, some soiling; and The Universal Magazine, vol. 85, 1789 (containing 2pp. General Washington’s Speech to both Houses of Congress on the 30th of April 1789) (3)

327 HE32/17 Bacon, Sir Francis The Philosophical Works, edited by Peter Shaw. London: D. Midwinter &c., 1737. Second edition, 3 volumes, 4to., contemporary calf, neatly rebacked, spines gilt, head of spines worn

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326 HE32/25 8 religious volumes, including A Curious Hieroglyphick Bible. London: T. Hodgson, 1791, 12mo, woodcuts, lacks last 2 leaves (final leaf is p.132), corner of 31-39 worn; Davison, J. Discourses on Prophecy. 1834. 8vo, blindstamped morocco; Wilberforce, H.W. The Parochial System. 1838. 8vo, original cloth; Patryck, S. Grief disarmed. 1830. 8vo, original cloth; and 3 others, religious (8)

329 HD685/1 Brinsley, John The True Watch and Rule of Life.... tenth edition. London: John Beale, 1626. 8vo, 2 parts in one volume, contemporary vellum, [ESTC S1115882], upper hinge broken, light soiling to first title

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£200-250 328 HD885/36 Book of Common Prayer Oxford: R. Baldwin, S. Crowder, W. Jackson, 1770. 8vo, contemporary blue-black panelled morocco gilt, spine gilt, g.e., head of spine slightly rubbed

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330 HE22/16 Burnet, Gilbert The History of the Reformation of the Church of England. London: Richard Chiswell, 1681. Part 1, folio, engraved title-page and 7 portraits, lacking one initial leaf [ESTC R19796]; [Idem] The Second Part of the History of the Reformation. London: Richard Chiswell, 1683. Folio, engraved title-page and 9 portraits, hole to 4v with slight loss to text [ESTC R29152]; uniformly bound in calf (2) £150-200 331 HD610/18 Burton, Robert The Anatomy of Melancholy. Oxford: John Lichfield and James Short for Henry Cripps, 1624. Second edition, folio, early twentieth century calf, gilt, spine gilt, red morocco label of W.A. Foyle, Beeligh Abbey, joints splitting, hinges weak & repaired £700-1,000 332 HE65/58 Cabala, sive Scrinia Sacra, Mysteries of State and Government. London: G. Bedell & T. Collins, 1663. Second edition, folio, contemporary calf, neatly rebacked, hinges strengthened, (mounted engraved title of the 3rd edition loosely inserted) £100-150 333 HD958/1 Emblems of Mortality Representing, in Upwards of Fifty Cuts, Death Seizing all Ranks and Degrees of People. London: T. Hodgson, 1789. 12mo, frontispiece, woodcuts, ownership signature dated 1877 to title-page, upper cover detached, lower cover lacking £120-180

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334 HE65/57 Hinduism - Lord, Henry A Discoverie of the Sect of the Banians. London: F. Constable, 1630. First edition, small 4to. (140 x 184mm.), additional engraved pictorial title by William Marshall, modern brown half calf over marbled boards, red morocco label, bookplate of Lawrence Strangman, rubbing to corners and joints, very small repair to verso of engraved title Note: Henry Lord was Chaplain to the East India Company at Surat in Gujarat 1624-1629. During this period he made a detailed study of the local people An Invaluable Account of Hindu and Parsi Cosmology for European Readers. (ONDB). The part on “Banians” offers one of the earliest accounts of Hinduism in a European language. £800-1,200 335 EZ774/71 Hume, David Private Correspondence of David Hume with Several Distinguished Persons... now first published from the originals. London: Henry Colburn, 1820. First edition, 4to., contemporary calf, rebacked, corners rubbed; Hume, David An Abstract of a Treatise of Human Nature, reprinted with an Introduction by J.M. Keynes. Cambridge, 1938, 8vo, original cloth (2) £150-250 336 HE65/109 Koran - Qur’an The Alcoran of Mahomet, translated by Sieur du Ryer, newly Englished [by Alexander Ross]. London: R. Taylor, 1688. 8vo, modern half calf, with initial blank leaf, marginal tear to final leaf repaired, not affecting text £300-500 338


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337 HE86/2 Koran - Qur’an The Alcoran of Mahomet... London, 1649. 8vo, lacking title-page and another initial leaf, contemporary half calf, tear to pp.93-4, some worming to text with slight loss, very worn, covers detached [ESTC R200452]

340 HE581/1 Miniature Koran / Qur’an Glasgow: Bryce, [c.1914], 25 x 17mm., red morocco gilt, gilt edges, no case

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341 HD610/17 Paine, Thomas Rights of Man. London: H.D. Symonds, 1792. 2 parts in one volume, 8vo, [both imprints H.D. Symonds], contemporary half calf, some spotting, worn, joints splitting

338 HE65/51 Koran - Qur’an - Sale, George The Koran, commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed. London: J. Wilcox, 1734. First edition, 4to., 1 folding plate, 1 folding map, 3 tables (2 folding), title printed in red and black, contemporary calf, title first 39 and last few leaves dampstained, dedication leaves with fore margins repaired, rebacked retaining original spine, hinges strengthened £900-1,200 339 HD435/49 Luther, Martin Der Erste (-Achte) Teil aller Bücher und Schrifften. Jena: Thomas Rebart (vol. 3: Donatus Richtzenhan), 1572-1586; Kirchner, Timotheus Index oder Register über die Acht Deudsche Tomos, erste und anderen drucks, aller Bücher und Schrifften des Martini Lutheri. Jena: Thomas Rebart, 1583; 9 volumes in 8, folio (30 x 18.8cm), title-pages in red and black, woodcut illustrations and initials, contemporary German blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards, centrepiece with the arms of Ludwig III, duke of Württemberg (1554-1593) and dated 1587, clasps, some browning, a few wormholes in both text (mostly marginal) and boards, a few page edges chipped, extremities rubbed, binding of volume 4 slightly worn Provenance: Salomon Pfister, deacon of Marbach, inscription dated 1721; Robert Lenkiewicz; Appleby Castle Library, Appleby Castle, Westmorland. £3,000-5,000

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£200-250 342 HE65/107 Penzer, N.M. The Ocean of Story being C.H. Tawney’s translation of Somadeva’s Katha Sarit Sagara. London: Privately Printed for Subscribers Only, 1924. 10 volumes, large 8vo, number of 1500 sets, original black and gilt decorative buckram, spines gilt, t.e.g. £200-300 343 HD610/9 Priestley, Joseph Hartley’s Theory of the Human Mind. London: J. Johnson, 1775. First edition, 8vo, 4pp. advertisements and errata at end, contemporary half calf, neatly rebacked, spine gilt, corners rubbed £100-150 344 HE368/1 Ridley, Thomas A View of the Civile and Ecclesiastical Law. London: Company of Stationers, 1607. 4to, black letter, [ESTC S115989], disbound, title frayed, torn without loss & discoloured, *2-3 foremargin & final blank slightly frayed £150-250


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345 HD476/7 Aden 38 photographs of Aden, c. 1960’s; and 19 others, various sizes, 8 x 14cm - 28 x 36cm. £200-300 346 HD833/2 Anderson, Domenico - Venice & Rome 58 photographs in 2 large folio folders (95 x 65cm and 70 x 63cm), many by Anderson of Venice and Rome, mostly believed to be enlargements of Anderson’s photographs, including: 32 images bearing Anderson’s name, one of these - Venezia, Rio e Palazzo Albrizzi - bears the blindstamp: ‘Anderson, Roma, 1906, Depose’ - measuring 29 x 41cm; remaining Anderson labelled photographs include 15 images of artworks and 16 Italian locations; unattributed images include 2 scenes of a volcano erupting (possibly Vesuvius, the larger measuring 50 x 62cm), and images of Italy and artworks, some photographs with a Japanese stamp to the verso, possibly the name of a business in Tokyo; photograph sizes range between 33 x 44cm and 87 x 56cm, each attached to folio display folders with brown buckram guards (2) Note: Domenico Anderson, 1854-1938, was the son of James Anderson, 1813-1877, and took over the Anderson photography business in later years. The dates of these photographs suggest they may be Domenico’s work. £300-400 347 HE361/19 Atlantic Clipper Flight to New York 2 small photograph albums of 1) trip to New York by Atlantic Clipper, via Port Washington, New Brunswick, Pointe du Chene, Botswood, August 1939, showing interior of airplane, views, 51 photographs and 2) flights across the USA including aerial views of New York, Washington, Charlston, Savannah, Jacksonville airport, Miami airport, Cuba, Texas, Nevada, Colorado & Arizona, August 1939, photos c. 9 x 15cm., green morocco albums stamped “Mary S.R. Sinclair” £200-300

348 HC228/3 Collection of photographs by Gertrude Smith [later Sellar] of Ardtornish, Morvern, Lochaber 19 albumen prints of Ardtornish Tower, Achranich, Kinlochaline Castle, Kinlochaline, members of Astley & Sellar family at Ardtornish Tower, Loch Aline, c. 18 x 22cm., mounted on card £300-400 349 HD833/1 Myanmar - Burma - 5 photograph albums, including Kingdon-Ward A collection of 5 photograph albums containing 493 mainly amateur photographs, mostly of Burma, with a few of India, Nepalese and Chinese people, and a small number taken in the UK, c.1928-1932, between 4 x 6cm and 13 x 14cm. (5) Provenance: Many of the photographs show members of a young British family, thought to be Walter Thyne, Lt. Col, of the 90th Punjabi Army, his wife, Norah Millicent Tyne, a nurse, and their children. Note: The photographs depict the family and ex-pat life in Burma, including pictures of local people in traditional costume, architecture, elephant riding and the children’s nannies. The botanist and explorer, Francis Kingdon-Ward, features in several of the earlier photographs. A caption reads: Kingdom [sic.] Ward and Lord Cranbrook set off on an expedition after flora and fauna to the Nam Tamai.... Several photographs from May 1933 also depict a trip to jade mines. Photographs include images of local people working at the mines, with the description: Pits are dug, & the water is pumped out by hand made pumps - made of hollow bamboos. £300-600


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PRIVATE PRESS, ILLUSTRATIONS & BINDINGS 350 HD610/8 Sheppard, H.W. Strath-Braan and Tayside (Millais’ Country). London, 1903. First edition, 8vo, number 67 of 250 copies, 36 mounted albumen plates, original black cloth £150-200 351 HD435/54 Blake, William Jerusalem. London: Trianon Press, [1974]. Folio, limited to 558 copies, number 172 of 500 copies bound in quarter morocco with marbled paper sides, coloured plates, tan quarter morocco, slipcase Provenance: Appleby Castle Library, Appleby Castle, Westmorland £150-250 352 HD435/160 Bruyant, Jacques - Das Buch vom Erfüllten Leben, Le Livre du Chastel de Labour Lucerne, Faksimile Verlag Luzern, 2005. 8vo, number 430 of 980 facsimile copies numbered in Arabic numerals bound in red velvet with gilded silver fittings by Steinbrener of Schärding, with accompanying commentary volume, both contained in a plexiglass case Provenance: Appleby Castle Library, Appleby Castle, Westmorland £600-900 353 HD885/32 Doves Press - Ruskin, John Unto this Last. Hammersmith: Doves Press, 1907. 4to, [One of 300 copies], original vellum, lettered in gilt on spine, uncut £150-200

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354 HE20/1 Fine Binding - Tennyson, Alfred, Lord Idylls of the King. London: Edward Moxon, 1859. 8vo, finely bound in blue crushed morocco with laurel branch gilt decoration to boards, spine banded in 6 compartments with gilt laurel motifs, gilt doublures signed ‘N.H.’, a little fading to spine and upper part of covers, a few small spots to upper cover £200-300

355 HE21/4 Illustration, including James Gilbert, and reference works on Rackham and Dulac James, Gilbert, illustrator Ruba’iyat of Omar Khayya’m. London: Adam and Charles Black, 1909. Small 4to, original cream and blue cloth; Copping, Harold The Pilgrim’s Progress... London: The Religious Tract Society, [n.d.] 8vo, original red cloth gilt; Robinson, W. Heath My Line of Life. London: Blackie & Son, Limited, 1938. 4to, original cloth, dustjacket, bookplate of Brian Evans and gift inscription; White, Colin Edmund Dulac. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1976. 4to, dust-jacket price-clipped; Hamilton, James Arthur Rackham, a life with illustration. London: Pavilion Books, 1990. 4to, dust-jacket price-clipped; Dalby, Richard The Golden Age of Children’s Book Illustration. London: Michael O’Mara, 1991. 4to, dust-jacket; and 4 others (10) £150-200 356 HD246/3 Leighton, Clare The Farmer’s Year. London: Collins, 1933. First edition, oblong folio, illustrations by Leighton, original pictorial green cloth, dust-jacket split at spine and slightly frayed, spine slightly faded £150-200 357 HD435/148 Lindisfarne Gospels, Das Buch von Lindisfarne, Evangéliare de Lindisfarne Lucerne, Faksimile Verlag Luzern, 2002. Folio, number 96 of 290 facsimile copies replicating the Victorian binding of 1852, bound in velvet and white-metal covered boards adorned with 37 precious and semi-precious stones (4 small rubies, 4 amethysts, 4 pieces of turquoise, an emerald, 4 pieces of citrine, 16 garnets and 4 pieces of chrysoprase) modelled on the colours of the original gems, silver thread embroidery to the spine, in a protective solander box, with two commentary volumes in slipcases (3) Provenance: Appleby Castle Library, Appleby Castle, Westmorland

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360 358 HE107/4 Morris, William - Chiswick Press An Address Delivered by William Morris at the Distribution of Prizes to Students of the Birmingham Municipal School of Art on Feb. 21, 1894 [pubd. 1898], with loose printed insert, the following in pencil to freeendpaper: K.C. Newick? from Mr. Emery Walker, May 1902; [Idem] Some Hints on Pattern Designing, 1899, bookplate; [Idem] Architecture and History, and Westminster Abbey, 1900; Art and its Producers..., 1901, bookplate; all London: Chiswick Press, 8vo, original blue boards with cloth spine (4) £150-200 359 HE107/3 Morris, William - Elston Press The Art and Craft of Printing... New York: The Elston Press, 1902. 8vo, one of 210 copies, original boards with paper label to cloth spine £150-250 360 HE107/1 Morris, William - Kelmscott Press The Sundering Flood. London: Kelmscott Press, 1897. 8vo, text in red and black, some pages uncut, original blue boards with paper label to cloth spine £700-900 361 HE107/5 Morris, William - Kelmscott Press Gothic Architecture: A Lecture for the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society. London: Kelmscott Press, 1893. 16mo, original card covers with cloth spine, bookplate of Ralph 2nd Earl of Lovelace & 13th Baron Wentworth 361

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362 HE107/6 Morris, William, and the Kelmscott Press, a collection Kelmscott Press, Upper Hall, Hammersmith: brochure dated June 1st, 1896, 4pp., text in red and black; Chaucer, Geoffrey Works [A Facsimile of the William Morris Kelmscott Chaucer]. Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, 1958. Folio, cream cloth, dust-jacket; Morris, William Socialism, its Growth & Outcome. London, 1893. 8vo, large paper copy, number 200 of 275 copies; Marillier, H.C. History of the Merton Abbey Tapestry Works. London, 1927. 4to; Sotheby & Co. The Kelmscott Press and William Morris, Monday 10th December, 1956; Hubbard, Elbert This Then is a William Morris Book. New York: The Roycoftes, 1907. 12mo; Morris, William The Pilgrims of Hope. Portland: Thomas B. Mosher, 1901. One of 400; [Idem] - J.W. MacKail An Address Delivered the XIth November MDCCCC at Kelmscott House before the Hammersmith Socialist Society. London: Hammersmith Publishing Society/Chiswick Press, 1902. 8vo, original quarter vellum; Morris, William Signs of Change. London, 1888. 8vo; and a quantity of others, sold not subject to return (77) £300-500 363 HE107/2 Morris, William, autograph letters MacKail, J.W. The Life of William Morris. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1899. 2 volumes, 8vo, original cloth, with three letters laid-down to flyleaves/initial pages, comprising: Morris, William ALS to Mr Pease, dated 1st April ‘86 on Kelmscott House notepaper, arranging to meet and discuss a “project”; Morris, William ALS to Mr Pease, dated April 23rd, on Kelmscott House notepaper, explaining that he has not had time to write a paper but asking whether, “...if any possibility [his] paper on Gothic Architecture would do...”; Morris, May [Mary], daughter of William Morris ALS to Mr Pease, dated 1. Nov. 1934, on Kelmscott Manor notepaper, thanking him for his, “...kind donation to the Hall Fund...” and writing that it was nice to have seen him the previous week at a gathering, confiding: “I sometimes almost felt that my father was present at this little festival in his honour...” (2) £500-600

364 364 HD435/158 Turin-Mailänder-Stundenbuch, Les Heures de Turin-Milan, The Turin-Milan Hours Lucerne, Faksimile Verlag Luzern, 1994. 4to, number 830 of 980 facsimile copies numbered in Arabic numerals, bound in embossed green velour gilt with green watered silk endpapers by Burkhardt in Mönchaltorf, Zurich, with commentary volume bound in green velour, both contained in a clear plexiglass case Provenance: Appleby Castle Library, Appleby Castle, Westmorland £1,000-1,200


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SCIENCE & MATHEMATICS 365 HD686/42 Barrow, Isaac - Rupert A. & Maria Boas Hall - Isaac Newton Geoffrey Ingram Taylor, 13 books Barrow, Isaac The Mathematical Works... Cambridge: University Press, 1860. Large 8vo, original brown embossed cloth with gilt lettering on spine, many upper edges unopened, slight marginal browning; Hall The Correspondence of Henry Oldenburg. The University of Wisconsin Press, 1965-69. Large 8vo, volumes 1-6 only (of 13), dust-jackets; Newton - . Koyré & Cohen, editors Isaac Newton’s ‘Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica’. Cambridge: University Press, 1972. 2 volumes, 4to, a reprint of the third edition, dust-jackets; Taylor Scientific Papers. Cambridge: University Press, 1958-71. 4 volumes, 8vo original green cloth (13) Provenance: From the library of Professor Alexander Craik £150-250 366 HD686/5 Bernoulli, Johann Opera Omnia... Lausanne & Geneva: Marci-Michaelis Bousquet & Sociorum, 1742. 4 volumes, 4to, half-title in volume 1, title-pages in red and black, 2 portraits and 91 folding plates, contemporary half calf rebacked, the fourth volume, following the title-page, begins with A3, several stamps of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, some dampstaining towards the rear of volume 1, occasional marginal holes, tears and paper flaws not affecting text, some light browning, some wear to bindings (4) Provenance: From the library of Professor Alexander Craik £800-1,200 367 HD686/18 Borelli, Giovanni Alfonso - Du Buat, P.L.G. De Motu Animalium. Leiden: Johannem de Vivie, Cornelium Boutesteyn, Danielem à Gaesbeeck & Petrum vander Aa, 1685. Small 4to, 2 parts in one volume, 18 folding plates, lacking additional engraved title-page, contemporary calf rebacked with modern spine; Du Buat, Pierre Louis George Principes d’Hydraulique Vérifiés par un Grand Nombre d’Expériences faites par Ordre du Gouvernement. Paris: De l’Imprimerie de Monsieur, 1786. 2 volumes (without the third volume of 1806), 8vo, new [second] edition, 4 folding plates, many pages in the second volume uncut, original blue wrappers, some light foxing and occasional rust spots, some wear and chipping to covers (3) Provenance: From the library of Professor Alexander Craik £150-250 368 HD686/39 Bossut, Charles Traités de Calcul Différentiel et de Calcul Intégral. Paris: De l’Imprimerie de la République, [1798]. 2 volumes, 8vo, folding plates, contemporary tree calf, rebacked retaining original spines with some loss, black and red morocco gilt labels; [Anonymous] Mécanique Generale; Mécanique Appliquée; Cours de Cinématique. Lithographed copy of a mathematical manuscript, 1074 pp., 4to in 19th century quarter morocco over boards, presumably lecture notes given at the College des Arts et Métiers, Paris (Arts et Métiers in gilt to spine) (3) Provenance: From the library of Professor Alexander Craik £150-200

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369 HD686/29 Clare, Martin The Motion of Fluids, Natural and Artificial... London: Edward Symon, 1735. First edition, 8vo, 9 engraved plates, contemporary calf neatly rebacked with modern spine, black morocco gilt label to spine, ownership signature of D. Lambe to title-page [ESTC T86282] Provenance: From the library of Professor Alexander Craik £150-200 370 HD686/6 [Emerson, William] The Method of Increments wherein the Principles are Demonstrated; and the practice thereof shewn in the solution of problems. London: J. Nourse, 1763. 4to, a few annotations in an early hand, stamp ‘173363’ to p.27 [ESTC T77162]; bound with Woodhouse, Robert On the Integration of certain Differential Expressions with which Problems in Physical Astronomy are Connected, &c. London: W. Bulmer and Co., 1804. 4to; contemporary boards rebacked with modern calf spine, with red gilt morocco labels, some internal browning Provenance: From the library of Professor Alexander Craik £150-200


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371 HD686/43 Euclid, Pacioli Euclidis Megarensis philosophi acutissimi mathematicorumq[ue] omnium sine controuersia principis op[er]a / a Campano interprete fidissimo tralata ... Lucas Paciolus theologus insignis. altissima mathematica[rum] disciplinarum scientia rarissimus iudicio castigatissimo detersit. emendauit. [Venice:] Alessandro Paganini & Paganino - Paganini imprimebat, 1509. 4to, with facsimile title-page in red and black, woodcut diagrams throughout, some occasional browning and slight dampstaining, annotations in an early hand, modern vellum [USTC 828472] Provenance: From the library of Professor Alexander Craik £2,000-3,000

371 372 HD686/41 Euler, Leonard Scientia Navalis seu Tractatus de Construendis ac Dirigendis Navibus, Pars Posterior... St Petersburg: Typis Academiae Scientiarum, 1749. Second part only, 4to, 28 plates, contemporary calf with red morocco gilt label to spine, hinges repaired, rubbed; [Idem] Scientia Navalis, Pars Prima…. Zurich: Orell Füssli Turici, 1967. Later reprint of first part only, 4to, original white printed boards, in original card box; Stieltjes, Thomas Oeuvres Complètes. Groningen: P. Noordhoff, 1914-18. 2 volumes, small folios, original grey card wrappers, some damage to foot of spines, library stamps of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (4) Provenance: From the library of Professor Alexander Craik £200-300 373 HD686/22 Euler, Leonhard Lettres a une Princesse d’Allemagne sur Divers Sujets de Physique et de Philosophie. Geneva: Barthelemi Chirol, 1775. 3 volumes, 8vo, many pages uncut, 19 folding plates, modern quarter calf with black morocco gilt labels to spines (3) Provenance: From the library of Professor Alexander Craik £120-180 374 HD610/28 Faraday, Michael Experimental Researches in Electricity... reprinted from the Philosophical Transactions of 1831-1838. London: R. & J.E. Taylor, 1839. First edition, 8vo, 8 folding plates, contemporary calf gilt with gilt stamp of The University and King’s College of Aberdeen, initial blank leaf with 1841 Aberdeen University award inscription [not from Faraday] to G. Smart, plates and margin of title slightly dampstained Note: “Between 1832 and 1852 Faraday published twenty-nine series of papers in the Philosophical Transactions under the title “Experimental researches in electricity”; it was through these papers that his major discoveries relating to electricity and magnetism were first published. These papers, along with pertinent papers and letters published in other scientific journals, were collected in three volumes published in 1839, 1844 and 1855. “ (PMM). £800-1,000

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375 HD686/25 Gregory, David A Treatise of Practical Geometry in Three Parts. Edinburgh: W. and T. Ruddimans, for Messrs. Hamilton and Balfour, 1745. 8vo, 5 folding plates, contemporary calf, plate 4 trimmed, slightly affecting header, a little light soiling and occasional small tears, not affecting text [ESTC T18589] Provenance: From the library of Professor Alexander Craik £150-250

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376 HD686/4 Hermann, Jakob Phoronomia, sive de Viribus et Motibus Corporum Solidorum et Fluidorum. Libri duo. Amsterdam: Rod. & Ger. Wesstenios, 1716. 4to, frontispiece, title-page in red and black, 12 folding plates, contemporary calf rebacked, repairs to one plate, with some damage to engraved area, tear to plate 3 with some loss to engraving, pp.373-4 repaired, slightly affecting text Provenance: From the library of Professor Alexander Craik £150-250 377 HE19/2 India - Plague Reports Reports on Plague Investigations in India. Issued by the Advisory Committee... from The Journal of Hygiene, volumes vi-xii [Plague Supplement]. Cambridge: University Press, 1906-1912. 7 volumes in 6, 8vo, contemporary half calf, plates, some coloured, cancelled library stamps and blind-stamps of Edinburgh University Library, gilt stamps to spines, some splitting and repairs to hinges, sold not subject to return (6) £120-180 378 HE19/3 La Lande, Joseph Jérôme le Français de Astronomie. Paris: Chez la Veuve Desaint, 1792. Third edition, 3 volumes, 4to, half-titles, 44 folding plates, contemporary half calf; Laplace, M. Exposition du Système du Monde. Paris: Chez Courcier, 1808. Third edition, 4to, half-title, portrait, withdrawn stamp of Edinburgh University Library to title-page and to p.51, contemporary calf gilt with red morocco label to spine, some soiling and dampstaining, joints splitting (2) £250-350 379 HD686/34 Lagrange, Joseph Louis Méchanique Analytique. Paris: Mallet-Bachelier, 1853. 2 volumes, third edition, 4to, modern black quarter cloth gilt, some foxing and browning, slight dampstaining to a few pages in volume 2; [Idem] Théorie des Fonctions Analytiques... Paris: Mme. Ve. Courcier, 1813. New [second] edition, 4to, half-title, contemporary quarter calf gilt (3) Provenance: From the library of Professor Alexander Craik £200-300

380 HD686/14 Lagrange, Joseph Louis - Serret & G. Darboux, editors Oeuvres. Paris: Gauthier-Villars, 1867-1892. 14 volumes, 4to, contemporary quarter red morocco, many rebacked, with bookplates and perforated stamps of Forbes Library, Northampton, Massachusetts (14) Provenance: From the library of Professor Alexander Craik £100-200 381 HE64/10 Langham, William The Garden of Health. London: [deputies of Christopher Barker], 1579. [i.e. 1597]. First edition, 4to., black letter, woodcut initials and head- and tail-pieces, later sheep with contemporary calf panels laid down on covers, title strengthened at gutter, pp.113-115 torn with loss of text, some soiling and dampstaining, binding slightly rubbed, RCSI library stamp, [ESTC 5108214; Durling 2733; Hunt 176; Wellcome I, 3657] £1,200-1,500 382 HD686/32 Laplace, Pierre-Simon, Marquis de Oeuvres. Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1843-47. 7 volumes, 4to, folding lithographed plate in volume 4, contemporary dark brown half morocco gilt (volume 7 rebacked with modern cloth), stamps of the Cardinal Hayes Library, Manhattan College, several volumes rebacked in places, some rubbing, chipping and tape repairs to bindings (7) Provenance: From the library of Professor Alexander Craik £200-300 383 HD611/14 Lowell, Percival Mars and its Canals. New York and London: Macmillan, 1906. First edition, 8vo, 16 plates, 4 coloured, original blind and gilt-stamped green cloth, small inscription on endpaper (“Lilian from Kirkwood, Dec. 25, 1907”); Lowell, P. Mars as the Abode of Life. New York: Macmillan, 1910. Reprinted August 1910. 8vo, plates, original maroon cloth, slightly rubbed (2) Note: “Lowell was not the first to regard the Martian bright areas as deserts and the dark areas as vegetation but he studied in unprecedented detail the progressive ‘wave of darkening’ of the dark areas as the seasons advanced... The premise that the dark areas are vegetation was almost universally accepted until the late 1950’s” (DSB). £300-400


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384 HD686/40 Mathematics, 7 books, comprising Keill, John An Introduction to Natural Philosophy: or, philosophical lectures read in the University of Oxford. London: Andrew Millar, John Rivington, Joseph Richardson, and Thomas Longman, 1758. 8vo, contemporary calf; Simpson, Thomas The Doctrine and Application of Fluxions... London: H.D. Symonds, 1805. 8vo, contemporary calf gilt, Edinburgh prize inscription signed by Prof. John Leslie, awarded to Henry Baxter in 1817, and Baxter’s armorial bookplate, cracking to joints; [Trail. William] Elements of Algebra. For the Use of Students in Universities. Edinburgh: W. Creech and C. Elliot, 1789. 8vo, contemporary calf, ownership signatures, joints split; [Brougham, Henry?] Library of Useful Knowledge, various authors, including Waud (algebra and geometry), Hopkins (trigonometry), De Morgan (calculus), Brougham(?) (natural philosophy). London: Baldwin & Cradock, 1829. 4 volumes, 8vo, volumes 1-3 uniformly bound in contemporary half calf, rubbed, some chipping, fourth volume (Natural Philosophy) in later half suede (7) Provenance: From the library of Professor Alexander Craik Note: Trail, Professor of Mathematics at Aberdeen, published this work anonymously, perhaps because of his copious unattributed borrowings from Maclaurin’s Algebra. £150-250 385 HD686/8 Miller, Thomas A Treatise on the Differential Calculus... Edinburgh: MacLachlan and Stewart, 1854. 8vo, presentation copy to Mr John Micklejohn from the author, inscribed to the flyleaf, contemporary purple calf gilt - a prize binding from Perth Academy

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Provenance: From the library of Professor Alexander Craik £100-150 386 HE117/3 Moncrieff, John The Poor Man’s Physician, or the Receipts of the famous John Moncrieff of Tippermalloch. Edinburgh: G. Stewart, 1716. Second edition, 8vo, contemporary calf, title shaved at foot, bookplate of the Rt. Hon. Patrick Hume, Earl of Marchmont, Viscount of Blasonberry, Lord Polwarth of Polwarth, Lord High Chancelor of Scotland, extremities rubbed £150-200 387 HD686/3 Newton, Isaac Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica... Amsterdam: Sumptibus Societatis, 1723. 4to, second Amsterdam edition, 2 parts in one volume, title-page in red and black, 3 folding tables, contemporary calf, rebacked retaining contemporary spine, small ownership signature in an early hand to title-page, occasional annotations in a small and neat early hand, some light dampstaning throughout, some rubbing to covers and spine Provenance: From the library of Professor Alexander Craik £1,500-2,500 388 HE65/79 Newton, John Trigonometria Britanica: or, the Doctrine of Triangles. London: G. Hurlock and J. Kirton, 1658. First edition, folio, 2 parts in one volume, diagrams in text, contemporary calf, lacks dedication leaf, [Wing N1072], title frayed and chipped in margins, binding repaired and worn £200-300 389 HD610/21 Paré, Ambroise The Workes of that famous Chirurgion Ambrose Parey. [London: for J. Clarke, 1649]. Folio, numerous woodcuts in text, 18th century half calf, lacks title, 2 folding plates, the first 3 leaves, and pp. 589-594, some soiling and staining, a few short tears, F3 with some loss of text, worn, covers detached £300-400 389


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390 HE117/1 Percival, Thomas Essays Medical and Experimental. London: J. Johnson, 1777-73. Third [First] edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, half-titles, wormhole to lower margin of *1-4 vol. 1; Percival, Thomas] Philosophical, Medical and Experimental Essays. 1776. St. Steven’s Hospital stamp to title, uniform contemporary calf, rubbed (3) £300-400 391 HE117/4 Public Health and Medicine, 22 volumes, including Society for Bettering the Condition and Increasing the Comforts of the Poor. The Reports of. London: for the Society, 1789. Volume 1 only, 8vo, contemporary calf, rubbed; Moore, Norman The History of St. Bartholomew’s Hospital. 1918. 2 volumes, 4to, original red cloth gilt, spines faded; Macmichael, William The Gold Headed Cane. 1828. Second edition, 8vo, original cloth, rubbed; Howard, John The Plan adopted by the Governors of the Middlesex Hospital for the Relief of Persons afflicted with Cancer. London, 1792. 8vo, later boards, red morocco label, uncut; Comrie, J.D. History of Scottish Medicine. 1932. 2 volumes, 8vo, illustrations, original blue cloth gilt; Smith, G.M. A History of the Bristol Royal Infirmary. 1917. 8vo, original maroon cloth; Champney, T. Medical and Chirurgical Reform. 1797. 8vo, contemporary calf, Norwich & Norfolk Medical Book Society stamp to title, neatly rebacked; Seward, Anna Memoirs of the Life of Dr. Darwin. 1804. 8vo, half calf, rubbed; Brownlow, John Memoranda; or Chronicles of the Foundling Hospital. 1847. 8vo, frontispiece, 8 plates, original cloth, plates discoloured, and 11 others (22)

392 HE65/9 Spain - Astronomy - Alfonso X de Castilla Libros des Saber de Astronomia copilados, anotados y comentados por D. Manuel Rico y Sinobas. Madrid: Don Eusebio Aguado, 1863-66. Volumes 1-5 part 1 (all published), illustrations and plates, many coloured, folio, original boards, small stamp on titles of Royal Medical & Chirurgical Society, worn, some boards detached, 2 volumes lacking spines £200-300 393 HE22/12 Tarin, M. Dictionaire Anatomique suivi d’une Bibliotheque Anatomique et Physiologique. Paris: Briasson, 1753. 4to, later half calf, a little foxing and soiling, covers a little soiled and rubbed £300-400 394 HD686/17 Young, Thomas A Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts. London: Taylor and Walton, 1845. 2 volumes, 8vo, 43 plates, two handcoloured, cancelled stamps of Kings College London Library, later half calf rebacked with contemporary spines (2) Provenance: From the library of Professor Alexander Craik £100-150

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SPORT 395 HE65/55 Angling - Aldam, W.H. A Quaint Treatise on “Flees and the art a artyfichall flee making.” London: J.B. Day, 1876. 4to, 2 chromolithographed plates, and 24 specimen flies in 22 sunken mounts, original green pictorial cloth, some spotting, extremities worn, cloth slightly marked, upper hinge weak, neat inscriptions on verso of frontispiece, bookplate “Bibliotheca Piscatoria Lynniana” £400-600 396 HE110/1 Angling, a collection of c. 49 volumes, including The Angler’s NoteBook and Naturalist’s Record 1880-1888, 2 vol., Green and Yellow Series, original pictorial green cloth, earlier volume slightly dampstained; Lamond, Henry The Sea Trout. 1916. 4to., plates, original green cloth gilt, t.e.g.; Williamson, Henry Salar the Salmon. 1948, dust-jacket; Wiggin, M. The Passionate Angler. 1949, dust-jacket; and 44 others, 20th century angling (49) £100-150

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397 HC228/1 Blacker, William - Fly Fishing Art of Fly Making, &c. London: George Nichols, 1855. 8vo, black morocco gilt, 18 chromolithographed plates, gift inscription to fly leaf, some soiling, rubbing on spine £400-500 398 HE65/61 Carroll, William The Angler’s Vade Mecum. Edinburgh: A. Constable, 1818. First edition, 8vo, 12 hand coloured plates (including frontispiece), half-title, early 20th century green half calf, uncut, frontispiece slightly spotted £200-300 399 HC228/2 Colquhoun, John - Denis D. Lyell association copy The Moor and The Loch. Edinburgh: W. Blackwood & Sons, 1888. 8vo, original green cloth, with an accompanying letter dated 1st March 1993 from Dr. Alan Lyell, presenting Denis D. Lyell’s copy of the book to the recipient, Denis D. Lyell’s name in pencil to endpaper, cancelled bookplate of Dundee University Club, some wear; Scrope, William The Art of Deer Stalking. London: John Murray, 1839. 8vo, original green cloth gilt with internal and external wear; and another (3) £150-250 400 HE65/108 Falconry - Belany, James Cockburn A Treatise upon Falconry. Berwick-upon-Tweed: Printed for the Author, 1841. First edition, 8vo, frontispiece, later half calf, spine gilt, t.e.g., a few light spots £300-400 401 HD611/3 Golf - Darwin, Bernard The Golf Courses of the British Isles. London: Duckworth, 1910. First edition, 4to., plates by Harry Rountree, original green cloth, a few newspaper cuttings loosely inserted causing browning to a few pages, very slightly rubbed £200-300 402 HD611/4 Golf - Everard, H.S.C., - Presentation copy A History of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club. St Andrews from 1754-1900. Edinburgh: W. Blackwood, 1907. First edition, 4to., plates, original pictorial green cloth gilt, with free endpaper (loose) inscribed “To Dr Paton with Mr Everard’s very best wishes, June 1911”, binding lightly marked; and 2 issues of Life Magazine “Ben Hogan Tells His Secret” (1954-55), and Golf Magazine, June 1962, in sellophane wrappers (4)

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405 HD611/11 Golf - Kerr, John and J. Kenyon Lees The Golf Song Book. Edinburgh: J.K. Lees, [c.1903], 4to, original pictorial wrappers, slightly faded, spine a bit worn £200-300 406 HD611/8 Golf - Maugham, William Charles Picturesque Musselburgh and its Golf Links. Paisley: A. Gardner, [1906]. First edition, 8vo, 8 plates, original green pictorial cloth £200-300

£200-300 403 HD611/6 Golf - Hilton, Harold H. and Garden G. Smith The Royal & Ancient Game of Golf. London: Golf Illustrated Ltd., 1912, First edition, 4to., number 429 of 900 copies, [Subscriber’s edition], 5 plates, original salmon red pictorial morocco gilt, slightly spotted, somewhat worn, upper hinge broken £300-500 404 HD611/2 Golf - Kerr, John The Golf-Book of East Lothian. Edinburgh: Constable, 1896. First edition, 8vo, number 179 of 500 copies on small paper, illustrations, small albumen photograph, dated 1892, of Chas. Morrison, Ned Kelly & Sandy Smith, on a small slip of paper loosely inserted, original pictorial green buckram, faded, slightly rubbed, bookplate of John A. Trail £250-350

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407 HE96/1 Golf, 3 volumes (One Signed) comprising Vardon, Harry How to Play Golf. London, 1914. Ninth edition, signed on endpaper “Harry Vardon, April 25th 1915”, 25 plates, original green cloth, binding slightly marked, lower hinge slightly weak; Massy, A.. Golf. 1914. First English edition, 8vo, 12 plates, original red cloth, binding rather soiled; Sutphen, W.G. van T. The Golficide. New York and London, 1898. 8vo, 6 plates, original quarter cloth, binding faded and slightly rubbed (3) £300-500

408 HE65/62 O’Gorman, The Practice of Angling, particularly as regards Ireland. Dublin: William Curry, 1845. 2 volumes, 8vo, frontispiece, original cloth, some spotting, vol. 2 lacks one front and one rear free endpaper, worn; Buffon, Comte de Buffon’s Natural History, abridged. London: J. Johnson [&c.], [1792]. 2 volumes, 8vo, engraved frontispiece, 2 engraved titles & 107 plates, some hand-coloured, contemporary calf, lacks plate 66, rubbed, one cover detached (4) £150-250

TRAVEL & TOPOGRAPHY 409 HE65/33 3 volumes on the Middle East, including Laborde, Léon de Journey through Arabia Petraea, to Mount Sinai and the Excavated City of Petra. London: J. Murray, 1836. First edition, 8vo, folding map, 24 plates, illustrations, contemporary green half calf gilt, very slightly rubbed; Stephens, George Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia Petraea and the Holy Land. London, R. Bentley, 1838. New edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, half, titles, contemporary calf, gilt-stamp of The Society of Writers to the Signet on sides, rebacked retaining original spines, new morocco gilt labels (3) £200-300 410 HD610/29 Aberdeen printing - Laing, Alexander The Donean Tourist, giving an Account of the Battles, Castles, Gentlemen’s Seats, Families... Aberdeen: Printed by J. Booth, Jun, and Sold by the Author, 1828. 8vo, one gathering, p.293-308 supplied in early manuscript, contemporary half calf, slightly spotted, head of spine worn

414 HE65/126 Afghanistan - Ferrier, J.P. History of the Afghans. London: J. Murray, 1858. First edition, 8vo, folding engraved map, contemporary calf, neatly rebacked retaining original spine, title slightly spotted £200-300 415 HE65/125 Afghanistan - Kaye, John William History of the War in Afghanistan. London: R. Bentley, 1851. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, contemporary brown half calf, neatly rebacked retaining original spines £250-350 416 HE65/131 Afghanistan - Mitford, R.C.W. To Caubul with the Cavalry Brigade. London: W.H. Allen, 1881. Second edition, 8vo, folding map and 6 tinted lithographed plates, original red cloth, spine slightly faded, binding a trifle soiled

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411 HE65/134 Afghanistan & Baluchistan, 5 volumes, comprising Tate, G.P. The Frontiers of Baluchistan. London, 1909, First edition, 8vo, 2 folding maps, plates, original brown cloth, t.e.g.; Macmunn, George Afghanistan from Darius to Amanullah. 1929. First edition, 8vo, plates, folding map, original red cloth gilt, Khan, Sultan Mahomed The Life of Abdur Rahman, Amir of Afghanistan. London, 1901. 2 volumes, 8vo, presentation copy inscribed to Mr Colvin, plates, maps, 1 map in pocket at end, a few spots, original pictorial cloth, bindings dampstained and worn; [Anon] Causes of the Aghan War. London, 1879. 8vo, original cloth, binding soiled & rubbed (5)

417 HE65/132 Afghanistan - Sykes, Sir Percy A History of Afghanistan. London: Macmillan, 1940. First edition, 8vo, plates, large folding map in pocket, 7 folding maps, original blue cloth, very slightly rubbed, one corner bumped

£150-250 412 HE65/129 Afghanistan & India - Masson, Charles Narrative of Various Journeys in Balochistan, Afghanistan and the Panjab. London: Richard Bentley, 1842. First edition, 3 volumes, 8vo, half-titles, 6 tinted lithographed plates, original maroon embossed cloth, yellow endpapers with 1845 inscription, several hinges repaired, two volumes recased, one volume worn, rubbed, spines faded, spotting to plates and titles £500-600 413 HE65/130 Afghanistan - Atkinson, James The Expedition into Affghanistan. London: W.H. Allen, 1842. First edition, 8vo, frontispiece map, half-title, original red pictorial cloth gilt, rebacked in red morocco £150-250

£200-300 418 HE65/133 Afghanistan - Yate, Major C.E. Northern Afghanistan or Letters from the Afghan Boundary Commission. Edinburgh: W. Blackwood, 1888. First edition, 8vo, plan, 2 folding maps in pocket at end, original red cloth, traces of label removed from cover, spine faded £500-600 419 HE110/3 Africa, 13 volumes, including Szechenyi, Count Z. Land of Elephants. 1935; Cheesman, R.E. Lake Tana & The Blue Nile. 1936; Bland-Sutton, J. Men and Creatures in Uganda. 1933; Webber, H.O’K The Grip of Gold. 1936; Gruhl, M. Abyssinia at Bay. [1935]; Martin, P.F. The Sudan in Evolution. 1921, 8vo, folding map in pocket; Campbell, D. Camels through Libya. [n.d.]; Yilma, Princess A. Haile Selassie Emperor of Ethiopia. [1935], original cloth, some faded; and 4 others (12) £100-150


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420 HE65/45 Africa, a collection of 45 volumes, including Johnston, Sir Harry George Grenfell and the Congo. 1908. 2 volumes, 8vo, plates, maps, illustrations; Smith, Edwin W. The Ila-Speaking Peoples of Northern Rhodesia. 1920. 2 volumes, 8vo; Kingsley, M. Travels in West Africa. 1898, portion of half-title cut away; Hobley, C.W. Ethnology of the AKamba and other E. African Tribes. 1910, library stamp on title; Barns, T.A. Angolan Sketches. 1928, binding rather soiled; Fraser, D. Winning a Primitive People... Ngoni and the Senga and Tumbuka Peoples. 1914. Bergh. L.J.V. On the Trail of the Pigmies. 1922; Whitehead, C.E. The Adventures of Gerard, the Lion Killer. New York, 1856, spine repaired, worn; Cunningham, J.F. Uganda and its Peoples. 1905. Large 8vo, original pictorial cloth; Nordern, Hermann White and Black in East Africa. 1924. Colvin, I.D. The Cape of Adventure. 1912; plates, maps, original cloth, a few slightly rubbed; and 32 others, 20th century, on Africa (45) £250-350 421 HD610/100 Amundsen, Roald The South Pole. London: John Murray, 1912. Translated from the Norwegian by A G Chater. First edition in English, 2 volumes, large 8vo, 59 plates, original pictorial red cloth, t.e.g., some foxing, one corner bumped (2)

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£300-500 422 SV705/145B Amundsen, Roald The North West Passage. London: Archibald Constable Company ltd, 1908. 2 volumes, 8vo, 2 frontispieces, 2 maps, original cloth gilt, slight damp staining to volume two, covers a little rubbed and bumped (2) £200-300 423 HE65/37 Arabian Nights - [Edward Gibbon] Les Milles et Une Nuit, Contes Arabes, traduits en françois par M. Galland. Paris: Compagnie des Libraires, 1745. 6 volumes, 12mo, contemporary calf, bookplate of Edward Gibbon in vols. 2, 4-6 (vol. 1 has had front board replaced and vol. 3 has had bookplate removed, Gibbon’s bookplate is partially overlaid by a bookplate with unidentified cypher, volume 1 rebacked retaining most of original spine, rubbed, some joints splitting, cover of volume 2 nearly detached

426 HE65/74 Baker, Samuel White The Albert Nyanza, Great Basin of the Nile. London: Macmillan, 1866. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, 2 maps, 1 folding, and 13 plates, contemporary calf, neatly rebacked, spines gilt, title and frontispiece volume 1 spotted; Baker, Samuel White The Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia. London: Macmillan, 1871. Third edition, 8vo, 24 plates (Bayard & Coor on the same plate), original blue pictorial cloth, rubbed and soiled, hinges weak (3) £200-250

Note: Edward Gibbon’s copy (one of three editions in his library). It was a work which by his own account had been a fascination to the historian since childhood. Sir Geoffrey Keynes, The Library of Edward Gibbon, a catalogue, 2nd edition (1980), pp.54 & 289. £300-400 424 HE30/1 Arnot, Hugo The History of Edinburgh... Edinburgh: William Creech, 1788. 4to, folding map, 19 engraved plates, contemporary tree-calf, red morocco gilt label to spine, pp.351-2 misbound (pp.351-354 are cancels, another version of pp.351-2 also seems to be in the book, possibly a cancelandum), following this, pp.359-360 is lacking, upper hinge cracked, some slight soiling and offsetting throughout £200-300 425 HA903/6 Baedeker, Karl - a large quantitiy of travel guides, including Egypt and the Sudân. Leipzig, 1908; Ägypten und der Sûdân. Leipzig, 1928; The Dominion of Canada with Newfoundland and an Excursion to Alaska. Leipzig, 1900; Grèce. Leipzig, 1910; Italien von den Alpen bis Neapel. Leipzig, 1890; Schweden und Norwegen... Leipzig, 1885; Grossbritanien. Leipzig, 1889, lacking 2 maps; Southern France... Leipzig, 1891; Der Harz. Leipzig, 1920; and 172 others (comprises 163 Baedeker Guides in original cloth; 7 rebound Baedeker Guides; and 11 other guidebooks); sold not subject to return (181) £450-550 422


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433 HE65/4 Burckhardt, John Lewis Travels in Syria and the Holy Land. London: John Murray, 1822. First edition, 4to, (210x262mm), lithographed portrait frontispiece, 6 maps & plans (2 folding), illustrations in the text, contemporary half calf over marbled boards, neatly rebacked, spine gilt, map with short tear at fold, boards and edges slightly rubbed £900-1,100 434 HE65/73 Burckhardt, John Lewis Notes on the Bedouins and Wahabys, collected during his Travels in the East. London: H. Colburn & R. Bentley, 1831. 2 volumes, 8vo, folding map frontispiece, contemporary half calf, new endpapers, occasional slight spotting and soiling, upper joints slightly split £700-900 427

427 HE65/10 Barrow, John Travels in China. London: T. Cadell & W. Davies, 1806. Second edition, 4to., 8 engraved plates (5 hand-coloured), spotting and offsetting, library stamps to title, contemporary calf, rebacked, corners rubbed £200-300

435 HE64/13 Burton, Sir Richard Francis Falconry in the Valley of the Indus. London: John Van Voorst, 1852. First Edition, large 12mo (190 x 125mm.), half-title, 8pp. adverts at end, 4 tinted lithograph plates, original purple cloth, gilt lettering to spine, browning and spotting to half-title and frontispiece, some spotting to margins of the other three plates, spine faded, short splits to joints, bookplates of Leonard Shuter and Gustavia A. Senff £1,200-1,500

428 HE65/59 Bertholdi, Giuseppi Memoirs of the Secret Societies of the South of Italy, particularly the Carbonari. London: J. Murray, 1821. First edition, 8vo, 12 lithograph plates, 7 folding, contemporary half calf, neatly rebacked, spotting to frontispiece, occasional slight spotting

436 HE65/116 Burton, Sir Richard Francis The Nile Basin. London: Tinsley Brothers, 1864. First Edition. 8vo (133 x 206mm), 3 maps, 4pp. adverts. at end, original burgundy cloth, gilt lettering to spine, repaired at head and tail of spine, slight wear to joints, one or two light stains to margins in text , light marks to title and first few leaves, lacking half-title

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429 HD610/14 Blakesley, J.W. Four Months in Algeria. Cambridge, 1859. First edition, 8vo, frontispiece, folding map, folding plan, and 8 plates (1 folding), original cloth, short tear to map, rubbed, new endpapers; Marjoribanks, Alexander Travels in New South Wales. London, 1847. First edition, 12mo, original red cloth gilt, lightly soiled, lightly rubbed (2) £100-150 430 HE36/2 Brassey, Lady In the Trades, the Tropics & the Roaring Forties. London: Longmans, Green, & Co., 1886. 8vo, flyleaf inscribed “To Ernest Stone, in remembrance of his and Charles Smith’s endeavours to save Mr Frank off the Vengorla [sic.] Rocks... with the best wishes of the Author”, folding map, original cloth, soiled, browning, rubbed, worn £120-180 431 HE64/7 Bruce, James Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile. Edinburgh: G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1790. First Edition, 5 Volumes, 4to., 69 plates and 3 folding maps, bookplate in first volume of Marshall Laird, modern half calf retaining original marbled boards, foxing to some pages (5) £1,000-1,500 432 HE65/12 Buckingham, James Silk Travels among the Arab Tribes inhabiting the Countries East of Syria and Palestine. London: Longman, Hurst [&c.] First edition. 4to., folding map, contemporary half calf, some spotting, RCSI Library stamp to title and a couple of other leaves £400-600 431


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437 HE65/117 Burton, Sir Richard Francis A Mission to Gelele, King of Dahome. London: Tinsley Brothers, 1864. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo (127 x 205mm.), 2 engraved frontispieces, half-titles, original pictorial dark purple cloth gilt, edges uncut, some fading to backstrips, corners bumped, volume I replacement endpapers, library label to front fixed endpaper of volume II, some light spotting to edges £700-900 438 HE65/118 Burton, Sir Richard Francis Ultima Thule; or, A Summer in Iceland. London: W. P. Nimmo, 1875. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, half-titles, 16pp. adverts., 11 plates (1 double page) and 2 folding maps, original pictorial blue cloth gilt, rebacked retaining most of original spines, ‘Cruising Association Library’ bookplates, gilt stamp to upper covers and small blindstamp to titles, bindings slightly soiled £300-400 439 HE65/119 Burton, Sir Richard Francis Explorations in the Highlands of the Brazil, With a full account of the Gold and Diamond Mines. London: Tinsley Brothers, 1896. First Edition, First Issue. 2 volumes, 8vo, 2 engraved frontispieces & 1 folding map, both volumes with a second title “The Highlands of Brazil” bound in, half-titles, original pictorial green cloth, spines repaired, corners rubbed, new endpapers, short 6cm. closed tear to map repaired with archival tape £500-700 440 HD610/2 Burton, William The Description of Leicestershire, containing Matters of Antiquity. Lynn: W. Whittingham, 1777. Second edition, folio, folding map and 2 engraved plates, contemporary half calf, map with small splits at folds, rebacked, a few light spots

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covers, rebacked, corners repaired; [Idem] Magna Britannia.... vol. III, Cornwall. London: T. Cadell & W. Davies, 1814. 4to, folding map, 37 plates, original boards, cloth spine with later paper label, some foxing and offsetting; Morris, F.O. A Series of Picturesque Views of Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland. London: W. Mackenzie, [c.1880]. 6 volumes, 4to., 240 chromolithographed plates, original cloth gilt; Nicolson, Joseph & Richard Blum The History of Antiquities of the Counties of Westmorland and Cumberland. London: W. Strahan & T. Cadell, 1777. 2 volumes, 4to., 2 large folding maps, contemporary diced calf gilt, gilt edges, one board nearly detached (10) Provenance: Appleby Castle Library, Appleby Castle, Westmorland

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441 HD435/73 Cambridgeshire & Cornwall - Lysons, D. and S. - Morris, F.O. Westmorland & Cumberland, 10 books Magna Britannia.... vol. II, part 1: Cambridgeshire. London: Cadell, 1808, 4to, large paper copy, 41 engraved plates, (only 33 called for in list of plates), contemporary blindstamped calf with gothic arch design on

442 HD610/13 Chandler, Richard Travels in Asia Minor. London: J. Dodsley [& others], 1776. Second edition, 4to., folding map, errata leaf, contemporary calf, map torn without loss, occasional spotting, rubbed, corners bumped £300-500

443 HE65/78 Cheshire - King, Daniel The Vale-Royal of England, or the County Palatine of Chester Illustrated. London: John Streater, 1656. 4to., additional engraved title, 2 folding maps, 1 folding plan (laid down) and 16 engraved plates (2 folding plates laid down), nineteenth century blind tooled calf, neatly rebacked retaining original spine, bookplates of R. Townley Parker, 1858 and Reginald Arthur Tatton, occasional light spotting, early inscription on title of N. Dukinfield £300-500

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444 HE65/2 Creswell, Sir K.A.C. Masajid Masr [Mosques of Egypt from 21 (641) to 1365 (1942)]. Jazira: Egyptian Official Press, 1948. 2 volumes, folio, Arabic text printed in red and black. Double-page chromolithographic title borders, 215 photographic plates from glass negatives and 30 coloured plates, some chromolithographed, illustrations, some fullpage, 2 large folding lithographic maps and 44-page index in inner pocket, original green cloth, later morocco-backed slipcases, slightly affected by damp with minor undulation of leaves and occasional marginal waterstains (2) £1,200-1,800 445 HE352/3 Curzon, George Nathaniel, of Keddleston, Lord British Government in India. London: Cassell and Company Ltd., [1925]. 2 volumes, 4to, number 68 of 500 sets, original blue morocco gilt, gift inscription dated 1981 in ink to free-endpaper (2) £150-250 447 446 HE65/1 D’Avesnes, Prisse La Décoration Arabe. Paris: J. Savoy, 1885. Folio, 110 plates, 100 coloured, 26 double-page, original grey green cloth, small gilt library stamp to upper cover, small library stamp to head of title, head of Contents leaf and verso of one plate, rubbed, joints slightly split £500-700 447 HE65/13 Dalvimart, Octavien The Military Costume of Turkey. London: Thomas McLean, 1818. First edition, folio (360 x 260mm.), half title, hand-coloured engraved frontispiece, pictorial title and 29 hand-coloured aquatint plates by John H. Clark after Dalvimart, some plates watermarked J. Whatman 1817 and one 1804, contemporary blue full straight grained morocco gilt, slightly raised bands to elaborately gilt spine, triple gilt rule borders enclosing floral gilt design and blind border, a.e.g.

448 448 HE65/14 Dalvimart, Octavien The Costume of Turkey. London: William Miller, 1802 [but c.1818], folio (370 x 270mm.), printed title with hand-coloured engraved vignette, 60 hand-coloured engraved plates, additional title in French, accompanying text in English and French, (some plates watermarked 1817 & 1818, one leaf of text 1811), blue full straight grained morocco gilt, spine with raised bands gilt in compartments, gilt title direct to spine, boards with elaborate gilt floral border enclosing border in blind and gilt, gilt dentelles, a.e.g., frontispiece offset onto title, most plates offset onto text, extremities rubbed £800-1,000

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449 HE64/5 Daniell, William A Voyage Round the North and Northwest Coast of Scotland, and the Adjacent Islands. With a Series of Views, Illustrative of Their Character and Most Prominent Features. London: W. Lewis, [c.1820], Folio (365 x2 60mm). 42 hand-coloured aquatint plates drawn and engraved by William Daniell, modern half maroon calf gilt over marbled boards, retaining original blanks, raised bands, new endpapers, some offsetting from the plates, text slightly darkened, plates dated from 1818-1820, some plates water-marked 1818, plates clean and bright with no spotting or browning £2,000-3,000


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450 HE65/22 Denon, Dominique Vivant, Baron Egypt Delineated, in a Series of Engravings, Exhibiting the Scenery, Antiquities, Architecture, Heiroglyphics, Costume, Inhabitants, Animals &c. of that Country, Selected from the Celebrated Work of Vivant Denon. London, Robert Thurston. 1826. Large Folio, (330 x4 77mm), engraved frontispiece portrait, 110 engraved plates, plans & maps (several folding, 1 large, 7 double page of which 4 with short tear at fold), 3 plates shaved touching text, later half morocco over maroon cloth boards, neatly rebacked preserving original spine, bookplate of H.E. Barker, corners rubbed, covers a little scuffed and marked, frontispiece with marginal dampstain £600-700

451 HE32/22 Dibdin, Charles Observations on a tour through almost the whole of England. London, [1801-02]. 2 volumes, 4to., 61 aquatint plates, folding map, folding table, contemporary half calf, covers detached; Fisher & Son The People’s Gallery of Engravings. 1844. 4to., engraved title & 24 plates, contemporary half calf gilt (3)

452 HE98/2 Du Chaillu, Paul B. A journey to Ashango-Land... London: John Murray, 1867. 8vo, frontispiece, folding map, plates, original maroon cloth gilt, bookplate

453 SV730/69D Egypt and the Middle East, a small collection Lawrence, T.E. Seven pillars of Wisdom. London: Jonathan Cape, 1935. 8vo, original orange cloth gilt; Doughty, Charles M. Travels in Arabia Deserta, London: Jonathan Cape, 1924. 2 volumes, 8vo, later edition, original red cloth gilt; François-Levernay Guide-Annuaire d’Égypte... Cairo, 1872. 8vo, contemporary quarter calf; [Kinglake, Alexander William] Eothen. London, 1854. New edition, 12mo, contemporary calf; Wilson, William Rae Travels in Egypt and The Holy Land. London, 1823, 8vo, frontispiece and 7 plates, contemporary half calf, covers detached, foxed; Cromer, the Earl of Modern Egypt. London, 1911. 8vo, original cloth; Cecil, Edward, Lord The Leisure of an Egyptian Official. London, [n.d.] 8vo, original red cloth; and 3 others, sold not subject to return (11)

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454 HE65/67 Ellis, William History of Madagascar. London: Fisher, Son & Co., [c.1838]. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, 1 coloured lithographic frontispiece, 10 full page lithographs, 1 folding map & 1 folding table, illustrations in text, original brown embossed cloth, slightly rubbed, RCSI Library stamp to title-pages and versos of frontispieces, one preliminary leaf with slight marginal loss, slight spotting to titles and frontispieces £150-200

455 HE352/2 Fergusson, James Picturesque Illustrations of Ancient Architecture in Hindostan. London: J Hogarth, 1847. Folio. 1 lithographed title. 23 tinted lithographed plates. 1 map, contemporary half morocco gilt, uper cover detached from text block, damp staining to lower part of plates and some pages, some foxing and browning, some rubbing and damp staining to covers £1,500-2,000


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459 HC227/1 Gems of Scenery from Picturesque Europe, 2 volumes Gems of Scenery from Picturesque Europe. London, Cassell & Company, [n.d.] 2 volumes, original boards, Special Edition, division 1 and 3 only, 20 plates, engravings by Godfrey, J., Saddler, J., Brandard, E.P., Willmore, A. Heawood, T. and others, from drawing by Foster, Birket; Fenn, H.; Compton, E.T.; Wimperis, E.M., some darkening and soiling to boards, very slight damp staining to some plates, ownership signatures to boards (2) £300-400 460 HE65/26 Gladwin, Francis The Persian Moonshee, Calcutta and London: by Wilson and Co. for The Oriental Press, 1801. 3 parts in 1 volume, 4to., 32 plates of type, 19th century green half calf, spine gilt, red morocco title label, lacks half-title and final blank, some spotting, light dampstaining of upper corners at beginning, extremities rubbed, bookplate of Thomas Spring Rice (17901866, politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer 1835-1839; armorial bookplate), signature to endpaper of Yvonne Darwin, dated 1935 £700-900 456

456 HE65/92 Fittler, James Scotia Depicta, or The Antiquities, Castles, Public Buildings, Noblemen and Gentlemen’s Seats, Cities, Towns and Picturesque Scenery of Scotland. London: W. Miller [&c], 1804. First edition, oblong folio, additional engraved title, 48 engraved plates by J. Fittler after J.C. Nattes, contemporary panelled calf by C. Meyer, 2 Hemming’s Row, St. Martin’s Lane, with his ticket, wide gilt tooled borders, gauffered gilt edges, armorial bookplate of George Priestley, occasional light spotting, rebacked retaining original spine, corners repaired

461 HD609/7 Glasgow and Edinburgh, 3 quarto volumes, including MacGeorge, Andrew Old Glasgow, the Place and the People. Glasgow, 1880. 4to., plates, contemporary red morocco gilt, g.e., a trifle rubbed; Stewart, George Curiosities of Glasgow Citizenship. Glasgow, 1881. 4to., frontispiece & 1 plan, green quarter morocco, g.e., rubbed; Browne, James & J. Ewbank Picturesque Views of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, 1825. 4to., additional engraved title, 51 engraved plates after Ewbank, tissue guards, original dark green morocco backed pictorial boards, uncut, slightly spotted, dampstaining to a few plate margins, binding rubbed and somewhat soiled (3)

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457 HE64/1 Forbes, James Oriental Memoirs... written during a Seventeen Years Residence in India. London: for the Author, 1813. First edition, 4to, (303 x 239mm.), 4 volumes, half-title, 122 plates (95 uncoloured, 27 coloured), half-titles, 19th century maroon half morocco gilt, slight spotting and browning, slight dampstaining to some plates in volume 4, rubbed Note: Bohn’s extra-illustrated remainder issue, collating almost identically with Abbey’s copy. Originally issued in 1813 with 94 plates, upon the author’s death in 1819, the unsold copies of “Oriental Memories’ were deposited in a warehouse, where some 20 years later they were rediscovered and reissued in 1839 with an additional 27 plates. These plates come from remaindered stock of the quarto edition of the Daniell’s ‘Oriental Scenery’. There is one discrepancy between Abbey’s copy and this one: Pl. 110 in the present work is ‘Mausoleum of Kausim Solemanee at Chunar Gur’, replacing ‘The Charles Satoon on the Jumna Side of the Fort of Allahabad.’ Abbey Travel 436. Many of the illustrations by Forbes, others by Thos. & William Daniell and W. Hooker. £1,500-2,500 458 HE65/43 Garnett, Thomas Observations on a Tour through the Highlands and Part of the Western Isles of Scotland. London, 1811. 2 volumes, 4to., map, and 52 handcoloured engraved “aquatinta” plates, contemporary half calf, binding worn with loss to spine, some spotting not affecting plates £150-200

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462 HD610/15 Grant, Anne Letters from the Mountains. London: Longman [&c.], 1807. Second edition, 3 volumes, 12mo, contemporary half calf, gilt £80-120 463 HE32/23 Grose, Francis, 14 volume set, comprising The Antiquities of England and Wales, 1784-7, 7 vol.; Ireland, 1791. 2 vol.; Scotland., 1797, 2 vol.; Military Antiquities, 1786, 2 vol.; A Treatise on Ancient Armour, 1786, contemporary diced calf, somewhat spotted, spines worn, some covers detached; sold not subject to return (14) £200-300 464 HE65/44 Hand-coloured copy - Stoddart, John Remarks on Local Scenery & Manners in Scotland during the years 1799 and 1800. London: W. Miller, 1801. First edition, 2 volumes, large 8vo, engraved titles, double-page map hand-coloured in outline & 32 handcoloured engraved plates by Merigot after Williams, Nattes, contemporary gilt, rubbed, occasional offsetting from plates, the plates clean £100-150 465 HD610/20 Herbert, Sir Thomas Some Yeares Travels into Africa, Asia, the great, especially Describing the Famous Empires of Persia and Industan. London, 1677. Third edition, folio, additional engraved frontispiece, and 1 plate (of 3, [plan of Babylon]), numerous engravings in the text, contemporary panelled calf, part of blank fore-margin excised, some staining at beginning, a marginal repair, with final leaf KKK2, worn £400-600 466 HE65/66 Hooker, Joseph Dalton Himalayan Journals, or Notes of a Naturalist in Bengal, the Sikkim and Nepal Himalayas. London: John Murray, 1854. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, 12 tinted and coloured lithographed plates (1 folding) plus 1 further coloured plate, 2 folding maps, wood engravings, half titles and errata slips to both volumes, later quarter brown cloth, frontispiece volume 1 spotted, maps neatly repaired with archival tape £300-400 467 HE65/127 India & Afghanistan - Outram, Major James Rough Notes of the Campaign in Sinde and Affghanistan, in 1838-9. [London]: J.M. Richardson, 1840. First edition, 8vo, 2 folding plans, “Afghan Legation London Library” stamp to title, rebacked retaining most of original spine, faded £150-200

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468 HE65/111 India - Dubois, Jean Antoine Description of the Character, Manners and Customs of the People of India. London: Longman [&c.], 1817. First English edition. 4to., contemporary calf, rebacked retaining original spines, some spotting, corners worn £150-200 469 EZ774/70 India - Robertson, G.S. The Kafirs of the Hindu-Kush. London: Lawrence & Buttlen, 1900. 8vo, folding map and 55 plates, original red pictorial cloth, spine slightly faded £200-300 470 HE65/76 [India] - Vincent, William The Commerce and Navigation of the Ancients in the Indian Ocean. London: T. Cadell & W. Davies, 1807. First edition, 2 volumes, 4to., 14 maps (12 folding), 2 frontispieces, 3 plates, 2 folding tables, modern calf, black morocco labels, offsetting from some plates and maps, occasional spotting and browning £300-500 471 HE22/7 James, Frank Linsly The Unknown Horn of Africa. London: George Philip & Son, 1888. First edition, 8vo, 23 plates (including 10 hand-coloured), folding map in pocket at rear, original green cloth gilt, some darkening and wear to covers and spine, a few small tears to map £200-300

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472 HC244/2 Johnson, Samuel A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland. London: W. Strahan & T. Cadell, 1775. First edition, second issue with 5 line errata, 8vo, contemporary calf, margin of last leaf torn away not affecting text, head of spine slightly rubbed £150-200 473 HD885/33 Johnson, Samuel - Jerome Kern copy, in the original boards A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland. London: for W. Strathan and T. Cadell, 1775. Second edition, with the 6 line errata leaf following the title page, 8vo, original blue-grey boards, all edges uncut, paper spine partly worn, preserved in a half mottled calf slipcase, name of the former owner, “J.B. Russell, Beaminster July 1781” inscribed on the front free endpaper Provenance: Jerome Kern Note: This revised text incorporates Johnson’s final revisions. See William B. Todd, “The Printing of Johnson’s Journey (1775),”, Studies in Bibliography, 6 (1953-54), pp. 247-54. Courtney, pp.122-123; Chapman & Hazen, pp.151-152. £400-500 474 HE65/24 Jones, Sir William The Works. London: G.G. & J. Robinson. 1799, First Edition, 6 volumes, 4to., 34 plates (4 folding), 11pp. engraved and 64pp. printed Persian script in volume 3, early 19th century half calf and marbled boards, black morocco labels to spines, occasional offsetting, slight spotting or dampstain, engraved Persian script in volume 3 waterstained, slightly rubbed

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£500-800 475 HE32/20 Kashmir and Ladakh - Lambert, Cowley A trip to Cashmere and Ladak. London: H.S. King, 1877. First edition, 8vo, 5 plates, 31pp. advertisements, original pictorial cloth gilt; Malleson, G.B. Decisive Battles of India. 1888, Forbes-Mitchell, W. Reminiscences of the Great Mutiny. 1895; Aitken, E.H. The Tribes on my frontier. 1904, 8vo; Roberts, Lord Forty-One years in India. 1897. 2 volumes, all original cloth (6) £200-300 476 HD892/1 Lawrence, T.E. Seven Pillars of Wisdom. London, 1935. Second impression, 4to., Tom Beaumont’s copy, inscribed by him to John Carter on front endpaper, plates, original tan buckram, uncut, The Times obituary of Tom Beaumont loosely inserted; Graves, R.P. Lawrence of Arabia. 1976, 4to., dustwrapper, signed by Tom Beaumont on p. 59; Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research 1981. vol. LVIV, No. 237, with article “Rank & File, by T. Beaumont, an eye-witness account of a survivor of the Arab Revolt who was T.E. Lawrence’s No. 1 Vickers machine-gunner”, original wrappers (3) Note: Tom Beaumont was a Vickers machine gunner and Arab speaker, attached to the Hejaz Armoured Car Company, in which capacity he is mentioned in Appendix 1 of Seven Pillars of Wisdom. His article, “Rank and File” comprises 16 pages of recollections of his time with the Hejaz Company. £200-250

477 HD610/19 Leicestershire - Burton, William The Description of Leicester Shire, containing Matters of Antiquity, History, Armorye and Genealogy. London: John White, [1622]. Folio, engraved title, engraved portrait frontispiece, folding map by C. Saxton, coats-of-arms in text, eighteenth century panelled calf, a little light spotting, neatly rebacked, corners repaired £300-400 478 HE65/46 Libya, Tunisia, Algeria - Tully, Richard Narrative of a Ten Years’ Residence at Tripoli in Africa. London: H. Colburn, 1817. Second edition, 4to., folding map and 7 hand-coloured aquatint plates, contemporary half calf, occasional light spotting, joints split, binding somewhat worn, hinges strengthened £300-400 479 HE65/52 Lobo, Father Jerome A Voyage to Abyssinia. London: A. Bettesworth & C. Hitch, 1735. First English edition, translated by Samuel Johnson, 8vo, title printed in red and black, modern light brown morocco gilt, morocco label, slight spotting to first few leaves, new endpapers, professional repair to fore margins of leaves A3 & A4, several library stamps, all except that on page one confined to margins £400-600 480 HD610/25 Malta - Boisgelin de Kerdu, P.M. Louis de Ancient and Modern Malta, containing a Full and Accurate Account of the Present State of the Islands of Malta and Goza. London: R. Phillips, 1805. 2 volumes, 4to., 24 engraved plates (including 2 folding), contemporary speckled calf, spines gilt, black morocco labels, lacking map of Malta £400-500


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481 HE16/1 Manning, Owen The History and Antiquities of the County of Surrey. London: John White, 1804. 3 volumes, folio, 83 (of 86?) plates (including 13 Domesday facsimile plates), 2 folding maps and 13 folding genealogies, brown morocco with elaborate gilt tooling to spines, gilt doublures. lacking A1 in volume 1, occasional neat repairs, tear to pp.297-8 in volume 2 with some loss to text (3) £150-250 482 HE65/128 Martin, Martin A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland. London: A. Bell, 1703. First edition, 8vo, folding map (tear repaired) and folding plate, contemporary panelled calf, head of title excised, very small “Selbourne Library” stamp on title verso, slightly spotted, rebacked, corners rubbed £300-400 483 HE64/6 Mayer, Luigi [Views in Egypt,. Palestine and Other Parts of the Ottoman Empire]. London: R. Bowyer Historic Gallery, 1804. Oblong Folio, comprises of plates from Volume 1 only (1801), 49 hand coloured plates, modern half calf, 1 plate loose, some rubbing to covers [Abbey Travel 369]

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£1,000-1,500 484 HE65/65 Mediterranean Travel, 3 works comprising Tully, Richard Narrative of a Ten Years’ Residence in Africa. London, 1816. First edition, 4to., 4 coloured plates, 1 folding plan, contemporary half calf, lacks portrait; Lantier, E.F. The Travels of Antenor in Greece and Asia, from a Greek Manuscript found at Herculaneum. London, 1799. First English edition, 3 volumes, 8vo, contemporary calf, volume 1 dampstained, occasional spotting, a little rubbed; Sutherland, Capt. D. A Tour up the Straits, from Gibraltar to Constantinople. London, 1790. 8vo, list of subscribers, early 19th century half calf, head of spine chipped (7) £300-500

485 HE110/2 Middle East, 10 volumes including Sykes, Mark Dar-Ul-Islam. 1904. 8vo, lacks 2 maps (Homs to Besne, Essengeli to Shaykhli), plates, lacks front free endpaper, spotted, binding worn and soiled; Sykes, M. Through Five Turkish Provinces. 1900. 8vo, plates, folding map, original cloth, spotted, slightly rubbed & soiled, endpapers browned; Joint Palestine Survey Commission. Report. 1928. 8vo, folding map, original cloth; Bray, N.N.E. Shifting Sands. 1934; and 6 others (10) £200-300 486 HE65/19 Middle East, a collection of 6 volumes, comprising Guerin, Victor La Terre Sainte. Paris, 1882. Folio, additional engraved title, 21 engraved plates with tissue guards, 288 engravings in text, original red, black and gilt decorative cloth, neatly rebacked retaining original spine, corners rubbed; Porter, J.L. Through Samaria to Galilee & the Jordan. 1889. 4to, 30 plates, illustrations, original cloth gilt, a.e.g.; Thompson, W.M. The Land and the Book. 1865. 8vo, folding map, coloured plates, contemporary calf, rubbed, joints partly split; Stanley, A.P. Sinai and Palestine. 1856. 8vo, 7 folding plans and maps, contemporary half calf, joints splitting; Hichens, Robert The Near East. 1913. Large 8vo, 40 plates, original maroon cloth gilt (6) £150-250 487 HE65/69 Middle Eastern Travel, a collection of 10 volumes, comprising Van de Velde, C.W.M. Narrative of a Journey through Syria and Palestine in 1851 and 1852. Edinburgh: W. Blackwood, 1854. 2 volumes, 8vo, 2 tinted frontispieces, folding map, folding plan, & folding table, contemporary half calf, worn; Volney, C.F., comte de Travels through Syria and Egypt, in the Years 1783, 1784 & 1785. London, 1788. Second edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, 2 folding maps, 3 folding plates, 19th century half calf, slight dampstaining to some plates and maps, worn, one cover detached; De Lamartine, A. Souvenirs, Impressions, Pensées et Paysages pendant un Voyage en Orient. Paris, 1835. First edition, 4 volumes, 8vo, engraved portrait, 2 folding maps, folding table, contemporary calf, rubbed, joints splitting; Parrot, Friedrich Journey to Ararat. London, 1845. 8vo, folding map, illustrations, contemporary calf, worn, cover detached; Paton, A. The Modern Syrians. London, 1844. First edition, 8vo, half-title, contemporary calf, spine worn with loss, all with Society of Writers to the Signet gilt stamp to covers (10) £350-450

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488 HE65/72 Mirza Abu Taleb Khan The Travels of Mirza Abu Taleb Khan in Asia, Africa and Europe. London: Longman, 1810. 2 volumes, 8vo, translated by Charles Stewart, frontispiece portrait, contemporary half calf, some spotting and browning, neatly rebacked retaining original spines £200-300 489 HE65/40 Monardes, Nicolas Joyful Newes out of the Newfound World, wherein are declared the Rare and Singular Vertues of Divers and Sundrie Herbs, Trees, Oyles, Plants & Stones. London: William Norton, 1580. Second (enlarged) edition, small 4to. (190 x 131mm.), black letter, several woodcut illustrations, 19th century calf gilt, morocco labels, g.e., general title and third page of dedication provided in facsimile on old paper, lacks f4 and final 12 leaves of text [i.e. text ends at folio 170], blank lower fore-corner of 7 leaves skillfully repaired affecting a few letters of *3, edges rubbed, upper cover detached [STC 18006; CF. Garrison & Morton 1817, French edition; Sabin 49945; Alden 580/51]

490 HE65/29 Murray, Alexander Account of the Life and Writings of James Bruce, of Kinnaird, Esq. F.R.S. Edinburgh: Archibald Constable and Company, 1808. First Edition. 4to, frontis piece, 19 plates and 2 fold out maps, contemporary half calf, foxing to frontis piece, very slight browning to pages, some rubbing to covers £250-350

Note: “First treatise on Central American drugs, and for many years the most important work on the medical plants of the New World” (Garrison-Morton). £700-900

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491 HE64/4 Ogilby, John Asia, the first part. Being a an Accurate description of Persia, and the several provinces thereof. The Vast Empire of the Great Mogol, and other parts of India. London: printed by the Author, 1673. Part One only [all published], folio (414 x 257 mm.), title printed in red and black, engraved frontispiece, 4 double-page maps, 28 plates (of which 12 double page), illustrations in the text, woodcut initials, head and tailpieces, modern quarter calf over marbled boards, vellum tips, new endpapers, lacks the large folding map of Asia, frontispiece, title and dedications lightly creased, light browning and spotting throughout, few leaves slightly frayed at edges with associated minor marginal tears and chips, some staining and darkening to margins, especially of two plates following page 136, [Wing 0166; Cox 1, 275] £1,500-2,500 492 HE95/1 Orkney - [Stafford, Elizabeth, Marchioness of/ Sutherland, Elizabeth, Duchess of] Views in Orkney and on the North Eastern Coast of Scotland. [London, 1807] Folio, 28 engraved plates, contemporary half morocco gilt, some foxing, some rubbing £400-500 493 HD609/6 Orkney and Hebrides, including Hall, James Travels in Scotland by an Unusual Route, with a Trip to the Orkneys and Hebrides. London, 1807. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, map and 29 plates, contemporary half calf, rubbed, two covers detached; Pennant, Thomas A Tour in Scotland. MDCCLXIX. Chester: J. Monk, 1771. 8vo, 18 engraved plates, text engraving on p. viii, contemporary calf, title slightly browned in margins, worn; M’Callum, H. and J. An original Collection of the Poems of Ossian, Orann, Ulin and other Bards. Montrose, 1816. 8vo, original boards, uncut, a few spots, head of spine with slight loss, one board detached; Gardyne, C.G. The Life of a Regiment: The History of the Gordon Highlanders. 1929. 2 volumes, 8vo, plates and maps, original green cloth gilt, one cover marked (6) £200-300

497 HE86/1 Picolo, Fr. Maria - California Of a Passage by Land to California and a Description of the Country, by Fr. Maria Picolo, taken from the Letters of the Missionary Jesuits, pp.191196 in The Philosophical Transactions (from the year 1700, to the year 1720) Abridg’d... London: J. and J. Knapton..., 1731. Second edition, volume 5 only, with folding map of California, contemporary calf, rebacked, worn Note: Father Eusebius Francis Kino’s map, which was first published in French in 1705, famously discredited the cartographic tradition that California was its own separate island. £100-150 498 HE65/18 Playfair, Lt.-Col. R.L. Travels in the footsteps of Bruce in Algeria and Tunis. London: C. Kegan Paul, 1877. First edition, 4to., 27 plates and 2 maps (1 folding, coloured), original green pictorial cloth gilt, corners bumped, slight fraying to top & bottom of spine, rear hinge cracked, front hinge starting, a.e.g. £200-300 499 SV705/145C Polar Exploration - Nansen, Fridtjof, and others, 21 books Nansen, Fridtjof Farthest North. Westminster: Archibald Constable and Company, 1897. 2 volumes, 8vo, portrait, frontispiece, 4 folding maps (one torn), original green cloth gilt; [Idem] Eskimo Life. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1893. 8vo, original green cloth gilt; [Idem] Farthest North. London: Archibald Constable and Co. Ltd., 1904. 8vo, original red cloth gilt; Brögger, W.C. and Rolfsen, Nordahl Fridtjof Nansen. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1896. 8vo, original green cloth; [Brown, R.N.R, and others] The Voyage of the “Scotia”. Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1906. 8vo, folding map, later? cloth; Peary, R.E. Nearest the Pole. London: Hutchinson & Co., 1907. 8vo, original black cloth gilt, 2 folding maps; Mikkelsen, Ejnar Conquering the Arctic Ice. London: William Heinemann, 1909. 8vo, original green cloth with Polar bear motif; [Idem] Lost in the Arctic... London: William Heinemann, 1913. 8vo, folding map, original green cloth, silver rubbed from covers; and 12 others, sold not subject to return (21) £300-500

494 HE65/32 Palgrave, William Gifford Narrative of a Year’s Journey through Central and Eastern Arabia (186263). London: Macmillan & Co., 1865. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, engraved frontispiece, folding map hand-coloured in outline, and 4 folding plans, contemporary calf, arms of The Society of Writers to the Signet on covers, small tear and repair to folding map, rebacked retaining original spines

500 HE65/11 Pottinger, Lt. Henry Travels in Beloochistan and Sinde. London: Longman, Hurst [&c.], 1816. First edition, 4to., large folding engraved map, hand-coloured in outline, contemporary half calf with marbled boards, neatly rebacked, black morocco lettering piece, map split at two folds, lacks frontispiece, library stamp to title & 2 other leaves

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495 HE65/42 Pennant, Thomas A Tour in Scotland MDCCLXIX... Fourth Edition. London: B. White, 1776, 4to., engraved title and 41 plates (numbered 1-40 and 46 & 47, these being duplicates of plates in vol.2 of the following title); A Tour in Scotland and Voyage to the Hebrides, MCDDLXXII. London: B. White, 1776. Second edition, 2 volumes, 4to., engraved titles and 91 engraved plates, uniform calf gilt, head of two spines rubbed, occasional slight spotting (3)

501 HE65/82 Purchas, Samuel Hakluytus Posthumus or Purchas His Pilgrimes Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and Lande Travells. Glasgow: J. Maclehose, 1905-07. 20 volumes, 8vo, plates, folding maps, original blue cloth gilt, t.e.g., others uncut, Cruising Association Library gilt stamp to upper covers, bookplates, and small oval blindstamp to titles, lettered “H1” on spines, slightly rubbed

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496 HE65/27 Persia and India - Ouseley, Sir William The Oriental Collections. [London: Printed for the Editor, 1797] Volume 1 only (of 3), 4to., 18 engraved plates, 2 hand-coloured, modern blue half morocco gilt, lacking title-page

502 HE65/17 Riley, James Loss of the American Brig Commerce, wrecked on the Western Coast of Africa... with an Account of Tombuctoo. London: John Murray, 1817. First edition. 4to., folding map backed on linen, contemporary half calf, neatly rebacked, new endpapers, slightly spotted

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503 Roberts, David The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, from Drawings Made on the Spot by David Roberts, R.A. with Historical Descriptions by the Revd. George Croly, L.L.D. Lithographed by Louis Haghe. London: F.G. Moon 1842-1849. 3 Volumes in 2, large folio (655 x 430mm), 3 tinted lithographed titles with vignettes, portrait of Roberts by C. Baugniet, 60 full page tinted lithographed plates, 60 half-page plates by Louis Haghe after David Roberts, one engraved map, without list of subscribers, contemporary red half morocco over red cloth boards, spine gilt, a.e.g., somewhat rubbed and scuffed, rear hinge Vol. I split, two small spots to frontispiece portrait Vol. I, one or two small marginal spots not affecting images Vol. II., small oval blindstamp in blank corner of titles, plates and a few text leaves not affecting images Note: Without doubt one of the greatest travel books portraying the Middle East, based on nine months travel (August 1838-May 1839) in Egypt, Arabia and The Holy Land. The plates in this copy are exceptionally clean. £9,000-12,000


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504 SV753/126M Russia - D’Auteroche, M. L’Abbé Chappe A Journey into Siberia... London: T. Jeffreys, 1770. 4to, folding map with some light hand-colouring (frayed at left margin with slight loss), 9 plates, modern half calf, some spotting & soiling, plates slightly trimmed, small hole to p.84 slightly affecting text [ESTC T70180] Provenance: From the collection of the late Mrs Aldyth Cadoux £150-250 505 HE65/80 Russia - Schoberl, Frederick The World in Miniature: Russia. London: R. Ackermann, [1822]. 4 volumes, 12mo, 72 hand-coloured engraved plates, contemporary half calf, occasional light spotting or staining, chiefly to volume 2, bindings worn £250-350 506 HD610/1 Sale, Lady Florentia A Journal of the Disasters in Affghanistan, 1841-2. London: J. Murray, 1843. First edition, 8vo, lithographed map, folding plan laid down with some loss, contemporary calf, inscription on title and bookplate of Kelso Modern Library, slight soiling £200-300 507 HE65/54 Sanson d’Abbeville, Nicolas The Present State of Persia: with a faithful account of the manners, religion and government of the people. London: M. Gilliflower, 1695. 12mo., engraved frontispiece, 5 plates, one folding, 18th century (?) calf, [ESTC R37147; Wing 5687], some rubbing to spine, spine repaired, title slightly browned £500-700 508 HE65/77 Schuyler, Eugene Turkistan. Notes of a Journey in Russian Turkistan, Khokand, Bukhara and Kuldja. London: Sampson Low [&c.], 1876. Third edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, 2 folding maps and 21 plates, original pictorial red cloth gilt, head and tail of spines lightly rubbed, a few small stains to binding £150-200 509 HD610/16 Scotland, 2 volumes, comprising Maitland, William The History of Edinburgh. Edinburgh: for the Author, 1753. Folio, large folding plan of Edinburgh, and 18 (of 19) plates, contemporary half calf, uncut, plan with short split at fold, occasional staining, rebacked, worn; Newte, Thomas Prospects and Observations on a Tour in England and Scotland. London: G.G.J. & J. Robinson, 1791. First edition, 4to., folding map and 23 plates, contemporary calf, rebacked, corners worn, hinges strengthened (2)

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511 HE63/10 Sheffield Water Engineering - Damflask Reservoir, South Yorkshire Terrey, William History and Description of the Sheffield Water Works. Sheffield Corporation Water Works, 1908. 8vo, illustrations, original cloth; City of Sheffield Ornate illuminated certificate of service awarded to William Terrey, 1930, 4to, 4 pages, mounted, calf gilt binding, lined brown cloth box; copy of William Terry’s will, 16 loose photographs of Langsett Reservoir, box of metal plates used for reproduction of photographs in the “History” £250-350 512 HD609/5 Shetland & Orkney - Low, George Fauna Orcadensis, or the Natural History of the Quadrupeds, Birds, Reptiles and Fishes of Orkney and Shetland. Edinburgh: A. Constable, 1813. First edition, 4to., contemporary calf, rubbed, covers detached, green morocco lettering piece loosely inserted

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510 HE32/16 Scott, Walter The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland. London: Longman [&c.], 1814. 2 volumes, 4to, additional engraved titles & 93 plates, contemporary green morocco, sides panelled in gilt, spines gilt, gilt edges

513 HD609/4 Shetland & Orkney - Peterkin, Alexander Notes on Orkney and Zetland. Edinburgh: Macredie, Skelly & Co., 1822. First edition, volume 1 (all published), 8vo, presentation copy to “Melville [?]Bund” from the author, 2 engraved plates, half-title, contemporary half calf, spine gilt, a few spots

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514 HD609/2 Shetland - Lerwick - Libel and Proof in the Process of Deposition, pursued at the Instance of Mr Robert Deans, Kirk-Treasurer of Lerwick, against the Reverend Mr John Macleod, Minister of the Parishes of Lerwick and Gulberwick in Shetland, before the Presbytery of Shetland, with their Sentence of Deposition therein. Lerwick, 28th June 1797. No place or date, 4to., pp. []-32, drop head title to first leaf, quarter morocco, first & last two leaves a little grubby, soiled & holed affecting a very few letters, rubbed Note: Very rare. No copy found on Copac or Worldcat. Mr John Macleod, Minister of the Parishes of Lerwick and Gulberwick indicted and accused by Robertr Deans of drunkness, blaspheming, assaulting & beating servants, scandalous conduct with women... £200-300 515 HD609/3 Shetland and Orkney, a collection including Pettigrew, T.J. Explanation of the Inscriptions in the Chambers of the Maes-Howe. London, 1863. First edition, 4to., 4 plates, 1 coloured, quarter maroon morocco, rubbed; Mitchell, J.M. Mesehowe: Illustrations of the Runic Literature of Scandinavia. Edinburgh, 1863. 4to., frontispiece and 8 plates, original pictorial blue cloth gilt, dampstain in inner lower margin, a few spots, binding slightly soiled, small tear at head of upper joint; Jameson, Robert An Outline of the Mineralogy of the Shetland Islands. Edinburgh, 1798. First edition, 8vo, presentation copy to John Bell, inscribed on title verso, 2 (of 3) maps, 1 folding, original boards, uncut, worn, lacks spine, one cover detached; Anderson, Arthur A Voice from the Old Man of Hoy. 8vo, sewn as issued, rubbed, outer leaves lightly dust-soiled; [Shetland] The Visit of the English Fleet under Lord Sandwich to Shetland in 1665. Lerwick: T. Manson, [c.1880], 8vo, original wrappers; [Shetland] Diplomatarium Hialtlandense, documents relating to the Shetland Islands from the xiiith century. Lerwick: C. & A. Sandison, 1886. Part 1, 8vo, wrappers slightly rubbed (6) £200-300 516 HE65/124 Shetland Islands - Hibbert, Samuel A Description of the Shetland Islands. Edinburgh: A. Constable, 1822. First edition, 4to., [xviii, [2], 616], 7 engraved plates (2 folding) & folding map as per listing, other vignette illustrations, green half morocco, spine gilt, t.e.g. £200-300 517 HE65/68 South Africa, 5 volumes, comprising Le Vaillant, François New Travels into the Interior Parts of Africa by the Way of the Cape of Good Hope. London: G.G. & J. Robinson, 1796. First English edition, 3 volumes, 8vo, folding map with coloured routes and 22 engraved plates (5 folding), contemporary calf, spines worn, piece lacking from foot of spine vol. 3, lacking labels, map with two tears repaired with archival tape, half-titles, lacking one front free endpaper; Steedman, Andrew Wanderings and Adventures in the Interior of Southern Africa. London: Longman, 1835. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, 2 frontispieces, engraved titles, 10 plates & 1 folding map, contemporary half calf, morocco labels, plates darkened, map with short tear, RCSI stamp to title pages & 2 leaves of text, rubbed (5) £400-600

518 HE65/70 South America, Chile, Peru and Mexico, 8 volumes including La Condamine, C.M. A Succint Abridgment of a Voyage made within the Inland Parts of South America. London: E. Withers & G. Woodfall, 1747. 8vo, folding map, halftitle, late 19th century morocco-backed boards, light deletion from head of title, binding repaired, worn; Molina, J.I. The Geographical, Natural and Civil History of Chili. Middletown (Conn.), 1808. 2 volumes, 8vo, folding map, modern quarter brown morocco gilt, library stamp at head of title pages, occasional light spotting; Rengger & Longchamps, Messrs. The reign of Doctor Joseph Gaspard Roderick de Francia, in Paraguay. London, 1827. 8vo, contemporary half calf, somewhat spotted, rebacked retaining original spine; Conder, J. A Popular Description of Peru and Chile, [1830], 12mo, folding map and 3 plates, contemporary green half morocco; Hall, Basil Extracts from a Journal written on the Coasts of Chili, Peru and Mexico. Edinburgh, 1824. Second edition, 3 volumes, 8vo, folding map, modern quarter brown morocco; Depons, F. Travels in parts of South America in the years 1801-1804. London, 1806. 8vo, folding map & plan, early 20th century calf-backed boards, plan split at fold, short split to map, rubbed (8) £400-600 519 HD957/1 Spain - [Olavide Carrera, Juan] San Sebastian - el sito de 1813, historia de sus fortificationes. [N.p., 1913?] Folio, 29 loose, mounted plates, original blue cloth gilt, lacking ties, some dust-soiling to first few plates, a little spotting £100-200 520 HD610/3 Stanhope, Col. Leicester Greece in 1823 and 1824. London: Sherwood, Jones, 1824. First edition, 8vo, frontispiece and 6 folding or double-page engraved facsimiles, advertisements at end, original boards, uncut, Kern Public Library stamp to title, frontispiece verso, front endpaper, worn, slightly spotted, small repair to spine £200-300 521 SV730/69H Taylor & Skinner & Edinburgh Delineated, 2 volume: Taylor, G. and A. Skinner. Taylor & Skinner’s Survey and Maps of the Roads of North Britain, or Scotland. London: for the Authors, 1776. 8vo, engraved title, 61 maps on 31 folding sheets, folding index leaf, folding map of Scotland, contemporary calf, dusty at a few folds, one or two small tears (without loss), binding rubbed; Edinburgh Delineated comprising Fifty Views. Edinburgh, [n.d.]. 8vo, 50 engraved plates, original cloth gilt, slightly spotted, binding worn, spine loose (2) £200-300 522 No lot 523 HE110/4 Travel and Miscellaneous, 39 volumes, including Yearsley, M. The Folklore of Fairy-Tale. 1924; Enders, G.B. Nowhere Else in the World. 1936; Halliday, W.M. Potlatch and Totem. [n.d.]; Kaulback, R. Tibetan Trek. 1934; Yutang, L. My Country and my People. 1936; Irving, Washington Life of George Washington. 1855. 3 volumes, 8vo, half calf; Williams, S.B. Antique Blue and White Spode. 1943, 4to., dustwrapper; Greely, A.W. The Polar Regions in the Twentieth Century. 1929, binding damp-soiled; Clifton, V. The Book of Talbot. 1933; Yahuda. A.S. The Language of the Pentateuch. 1933, volume 1 (all published), most original cloth, some bindings faded or spotted; and 27 others (39) £200-300


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524 HD568/4 Travel, 39 volumes, including Knox, John, publisher A New Collection of Voyages, Discoveries and Travels. London, 1767. 7 volumes, 8vo, contemporary calf, 37 (of 40) plates an maps only; Forbes, James D. Travels through the Alps of Savoy. Edinburgh, 1843. 8vo, original green cloth; Irving, Washington A History of the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus. London, 1828. 4 volumes, 8vo, modern quarter cloth; Walker Universal Atlas... London, 1820. 8vo, 26 (of 27) hand-coloured maps; and 22 others, sold not subject to return £300-500 525 HE43/3 Travel, especially Scottish, including Sandys Travels, containing an History of the original and present state of the Turkish Empire... London, 1673. Folio in sixes, lacking folding map and folding plate; Breval, J. Remarks on Several Parts of Europe. London, 1726. Folio, later cloth, volume 1 only; Pennant, Thomas [Tour of Scotland, part 1, 1772] 4to, volume 1 modern calf, lacking title-page; [Idem] A Tour in Scotland, part 2. London: Benjamin White, 1776. 4to, modern quarter calf over contemporary boards; [Idem] A Tour in Scotland and Voyage to the Hebrides... Chester: John Monk, 1774. 4to, uniform with part 2; Holinshead, Raphael The Scottish Chronicle... Arbroath, 1805. 2 volumes, 4to, modern half calf; Wilson, James A Voyage round the Coasts of Scotland... Edinburgh, 1842. 2 volumes, 8vo, contemporary half calf; Denholm, James The History of the City of Glasgow and Suburbs. Glasgow, 1804. Third edition, 8vo, later half calf; Chambers, Robert The Picture of Scotland. Edinburgh, 1828. 2 volumes, 8vo, modern quarter morocco; Drummond, William The History of Scotland... London, 1655. 4to, title-page laid-down; and 1 other, sold not subject to return (14) £400-500 526 HE65/83 Tristram, H.B. The Survey of Western Palestine. The Fauna and Flora of Palestine. London, 1884. First edition, 4to, presentation inscription from Arthur Wauchope [High Commissioner of Palestine] to H.W. Torrance, 20 lithographed plates, 13 hand-coloured, green half morocco, spine gilt, t.e.g., spotting to title-page £400-600

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527 HE65/6 Turkey - Dalvimart, Octavien The Costume of Turkey, with Descriptions in English and French. London: William Miller, 1802. Folio (349 x 260mm.), 58 (of 60) handcoloured engraved plates (lacks plates 13 and 46 - removed), handcoloured title vignette, contemporary calf, sides ruled in gilt, rubbed, covers detached £300-400 528 SV753/126B Turkey - Dalvimart, Octavien The Costume of Turkey. London: William Miller, 1804. Folio, 60 handcoloured engraved plates, contemporary red morocco gilt, Drumpellier bookplate, g.e., a little offsetting, a few spots, very slight occasional soiling, rubbed Provenance: From the collection of the late Mrs Aldyth Cadoux £500-700 529 HE65/81 Turkey, 4 volumes, including Sykes, Mark The Caliphs’ Last Heritage. 1915. First edition, presentation copy to Mr Collitt, thanking him for collaboration in production of maps and plans, folding maps and plans (including 3 in pocket), plates, worn, hinges broken; Rawlinson, A. Adventures in the Near East 1918-1922. 1924. 8vo, plates, original cloth, spotting, worn; Lukach, H.C. The Fringe of the East. 1913. 8vo, plates, original pictorial blue cloth gilt; Herbert, A. Ben Kendim. 1924. 8vo, original cloth, head of spine worn (4) £150-250 530 HE65/53 Tweddell, Robert Remains of John Tweddell... London: for J. Mawman, 1816. Second edition, 4to, portrait frontispiece, 3 maps, 8 engraved plates, contemporary calf gilt, neatly rebacked, inner hinges repaired, some light waterstaining to rear leaves £400-600

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531 HE65/63 Walsh, Robert Constantinople and the Scenery of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor Illustrated. Fisher, Son & Co., [c.1839], 2 volumes, 4to., engraved titles, 2 maps (1 folding), & 92 engraved plates (including not called for plate “Ancient Archway & Cavern in the Balkan Mountains”, p.54 vol. 1), tissue guards, contemporary half calf, rubbed £400-600 532 HE65/16 Walsh, Thomas Journal of the late Campaign in Egypt. London: T. Cadell & W. Davies, 1803. First edition, 4to, 42 plates, plans and maps, (6 plates and 7 maps and plans hand-coloured), some folding, list of subscribers, contemporary speckled calf, occasional slight spotting or slight offsetting £500-600 533 HD610/12 Warwickshire - Dugdale, Sir William The Antiquities of Warwickshire. London: Thomas Warren, 1656. First edition, folio, title printed in red and black, engraved portrait frontispiece by W. Hollar, 5 double page maps, 11 engraved plates (6 double-page), numerous engravings in text (some full-page) by Hollar, errata leaf at end, eighteenth century panelled calf, gilt rule to sides, slight dampstaining, frontispiece laid down with small repair in corner, title slightly dust-soiled, neatly rebacked, spine gilt, corners rubbed £500-800 534 HE64/12 Wellsted, James Raymond Travels to the City of the Caliphs, along the Shores of the Persian Gulf and the Mediterranean. London: Henry Colburn, 1840. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, 2 lithographed frontispieces, folding map, contemporary green half calf, morocco labels, spines gilt, small repair to title verso, scattered spotting, slightly rubbed Note: Wellsted (1805-1842) was a 2nd Lieutenant and Surveyor aboard the ‘Palinurus’ which belonged to the East India Company Navy under Captain Moresby. This work and his earlier Travels in Arabia (1838) were the result of his travels in his naval capacity. £1,200-1,500

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535 HE32/24 West, John The Substance of a Journal during a Residence at the Red River Colony. London: L.B. Seeley, 1824. First edition, 8vo, 3 engraved plates, roanbacked boards, rather spotted, very worn, upper board detached £150-250

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536 536 HE65/64 Willyams, Cooper A Voyage up the Mediterranean in His Majesty’s Ship the Swiftsure, with a Description of the Battle of the Nile. London: J. White, 1802. First Edition, 4to., (288 x 228mm.), hand-coloured folding engraved chart, engraved dedication with hand-coloured coat of arms, 41 hand-coloured aquatint plates and plans, contemporary diced russia with gilt Greek-key border, rebacked retaining original boards, spine gilt, corners repaired, some offsetting, mostly from plates to text £1,000-1,500 END OF SALE


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INDEX Albin, E., 257 Aldam, W.H., 395 Alighieri, D., 118 Alpheraky, S., 258 Amis, M., 119 Amundsen, R, 421, 422 Anderson, A.O., 91 Anderson, D., 346 Anson, G., 30 Arnold, T.W., 2 Arnot, H., 424 Ascham, R, 234 Asquith, H.H., 179 Atasoy, N., 284 Atkinson, J., 413 Bacon, F., 327 Baedeker, K., 425 Baker, S.W., 426 Banks, I., 153 Banks, I.M., 126 Barbour, J., 101 Barnes, J., 119 Barrie, J.M., 49 Barrow, I., 365 Barrow, J., 427 Barry, J., 180 Beaumont, F, 120 Belany, J.C., 400 Beneridge, E., 58 Berkeley, W.F., 102 Bernoulli, J., 366 Berthold, G., 428 Beveridge, E., 59 Bewick, T., 294 Blacker, W., 397 Blacklaw, B., 70 Blackwall, J., 260 Blaeu, W., 19 Blake, W, 351 Blakesley, J.W., 429 Bland, H., 184 Blixen, K., 122 Boccaccio, G., 123 Boisgelin de Kerdu, L. de, 480 Borelli, G.A., 367 Bossut, C., 368 Boswell, J., 124 Brandard, E.P., 459 Brassey, L., 430 Bree, C.R., 261 Brehm, A., 302 Breval, J., 525 Brinsley, J., 329 Broughton, 205 Brown, R.N.R., 499 Browne, J., 60 Browne, W.H., 20 Bruce, J, 431 Bruyant, J, 352 Brögger, W.C., 499 Buchan, J., 125

Buchanan, D., 63 Buchanan, J.L., 95 Buckingham, J.S., 432 Buffon, G.I., 262 Buffon, G.L.M., 408 Burckhardt, J.L., 433, 434 Burnet, G., 99, 330 Burroughs, W., 126 Burton, R., 331 Burton, R.F., 127-129, 435-439 Burton, W, 477 Burton, W., 440 Buttar, P., 65 Cabala, S.S., 332 Campbell, A., 92 Carrol, L., 38-43, 115, 231 Carroll, W., 398 Catton, C., 263 Chandler, R., 442 Clare, M., 369 Cockburn, H., 170 Cohausen, J, 237 Colquhoun, 399 Colquhoun, J., 65 Cook, J., 274 Cope, J., 182 Couch, J., 264, 265 Crabbe, G., 130 Creswell, K.A.C., 444 Culpeper, N., 266 Cumberland, Duke of, 185 Curzon, G.N., 445 D'Abville, N. S., 28 D'Auteroche, M., 504 D'Avesnes, P., 446 Dalvimart, O., 447, 448, 527, 528 Daniel, O., 297 Daniell, W., 449 Darling, G., 187 Darwin, B., 401 Darwin, C., 267, 268 de Castilla, Alfonso X, 392 de Comminges, R., 188 de la Mer, W., 131 Denon, D.V., 450 Dibdein, C., 451 Dibdin, T.F., 132 Dickens, C., 133, 134, 189 Dickson, R.W., 269 Dodgson, C, 7 Donovan, E., 270, 271 Doyle, A.C., 135 Drayton, M., 191 Dresser, C., 8 Dryden, J., 136 Du Buat, P.L.G., 367 Du Chaillu, P.B., 452 Dubois, J.A., 468 Dugdale, W., 533 Dundas, H. & R., 177

Edwards, G., 273 Edwards, L, 272 Egan, P., 240 Ellis, W., 454 Emerson, W., 370 Euclid, P., 371 Euler, L., 372, 373 Everard, H.S.C., 402 Faraday, M., 374 Farisol, A., 53 Fergusson, J, 455 Ferrier, J.P., 414 Fischbach, F., 6 Fittler, J., 456 Fleming, I., 139-141 Fletcher, J, 120 Forbes, J, 524 Forbes, J., 457 Forsahw, J.M., 276 Forshaw, J.M., 275, 304 Fraser, J., 216 Froude, J.A., 105 Galland, M., 423 Garden, F., 142 Gardenstone, 142 Garnett, T., 94, 458 Gaunt, M., 246 Geddes, J., 227 Geddes, P., 143 Gesner, C, 277 Gilbert, J., 355 Gillies, J., 71 Gilpin, W., 97 Gladwin, F., 460 Glanvill, J., 256 Gleneagles Hotel, 195 Godfrey, J, 459 Gordon, A., 72 Gordon, L., 181 Gordon, S., 93 Gould, R.F., 242 Graham, H.D., 235 Grant, A., 73, 462 Graves, G., 278 Gray, G.R., 279 Greene, G., 44 Greenwood, C. & J., 24 Gregory, D., 375 Grellmann, H.M.G., 243 Grimm, Brothers, 51 Grose, F., 463 Gross, A., 25 Guerin, V., 486 Haghe, C., 20 Hale, T., 280 Hall, J., 493 Hamilton, A., 197 Hariot, P., 306 Hazlitt, W., 232

Headrick, J., 74 Henderson, G., 75 Henty, G., 144 Herbert, J, 154 Herbert, T., 465 Hermann, J., 376 Hibbert, S., 516 Hill, J., 281 Hilton, H., 403 Hipkins, A.J., 250 Hooker, J.D., 282, 466 Howe, E.R.J.G., 9 Hoyland, J., 241 Hume, D., 335 Humphreys, H.N., 283 Irving, W., 145 James, C, 200 James, F.L., 471 Jardine, W., 285 Johnson, S, 472 Johnson, S., 146, 473 Johnston, H., 420 Johnstone, W.G., 286 Jones, W., 474 Joyce, J., 116 Kay, J., 244 Kaye, J.W., 415 Keill, J., 384 Kendrick, A.F., 11 Keppel, W.A., 186 Kerr, J., 404, 405 King, D., 443 Kirby, W.F., 295 La Condamine, C.M., 518 La Hare, J.F., 54 La Lande, J.J., 378 Laborde, Leon de, 409 Lagrange, J.L., 379, 380 Laing, A., 410 Lamart, L., 255 Lamb, C., 149 Lambert, C., 475 Lamond, H., 396 Langham, W., 381 Laplace, M., 378 Laplace, Marquis de, 382 Latham, J., 287 Laurie, R., 26 Lawrence, D.H., 147 Lawrence, T.E., 453, 476 Le Vaillant, F., 517 Leighton, C, 356 Little, J., 26 Lobo, J., 479 Lockhart, G., 22 Lord, H., 334 Louis XI, King of France, 201 Louis XVI, 202


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Low, G., 512 Lowell, P., 383 Lucas, S.E., 4 Lucerne, F, 364 Lupton, D., 325 Luther, M, 339 Lysons, D, 441 MacCallum, D., 77 MacCulloch, J., 78 MacDiarmid, H., 203 MacDonald, A., 79-81 MacDonald, R., 82 MacFarlan, R., 83 Macfarlane, P., 84 MacGeorge, A., 461 MacGregor, J., 85 Machen, A., 152 MacIver, E., 75 MacKay, A., 86 MacKay, J., 62 Mackenzie of Coul, 204 MacKenzie, F., 87 Maclean, J.P., 64 Macnee, J, 104 Macpherson, J., 88 Maitland, W, 163, 509 Manning, O., 481 Martin, M., 482 Martin, R.M., 17 Masson, C., 412 Maugham, W.C., 406 Mayer, L, 483 McCarthy, J, 148 McEawn, I., 126 McIntyre North, C.N., 89 Meinertzhagen, R., 299 Mikkelsen, E., 499 Millais, J.G., 289 Miller, H., 150 Miller, T., 385 Milne, A.A., 45, 46 Milton, J., 151 Mirza Abu Taleb Khan, 488 Mitford, R.C.W., 416 Modena, Mary of, 206 Monardes, N., 489 Moncrieff, J., 386 Moncrieffs, S., 214 Morgan, E., 10 Moris, F.O., 291 Morris, F.O., 290, 292, 293, 298, 300, 441 Morris, M., 363 Morris, W., 358-363 Murray, A, 490 Murray, T., 108 Nansen, F., 499 Napoleon, 155 Newton, I., 387 Newton, J., 388

Nicolls, S., 28 Nimmo, G., 196 Noble, M., 248 Ogilby, J, 117 Ogilby, J., 491 Olavide Carrera, J., 519 Ortelius, A., 29 Ouseley, W., 496 Outram, J., 467 Overton, H., 28 Paine, T., 208, 341 Palgrave, W.G., 494 Pare, A., 389 Peary, R.E., 499 Pennant, T., 495 Penzer, N.M., 342 Percival, T., 390 Peterkin, A., 513 Pettigrew, T.J., 515 Picolo, F.M., 497 Playfair, R.L., 498 Potter, B., 47 Pottinger, H., 500 Pratt, A., 305 Priestley, J., 343 Princess Louise, Comtes d'Albany, 210 Ptolemy, C., 31 Pugin, A.W.N., 211 Purcell, H., 249 Purchas, S., 501 Rabelais, F., 55 Raby, J., 284 Rackham, A., 48-51 Raleigh, W., 109 Ramsay, A., 156, 164 Rankin, I., 157 Ridley, T., 344 Riley, J., 502 Roberts, D., 503 Rolfsen, N., 499 Rosenberg, P., 317, 318 Rowling, J.K., 52 Rundall, L.B., 254 Rushdie, S., 213 Rushworth, J, 110 Ruskin, J, 13 Ruskin, J., 353 Saddler, J, 459 Sale, F., 506 Sale, G., 338 Sanson d'Abbeville, N., 507 Sassoon, Sir E.V,, 4 Saunders, E., 259 Saxton, C., 21 Schmidel, D. C.C., 307 Schobert, F., 505 Schuyler, E., 508

Scott, W., 158-162, 510 Scrope, 399 Shakespeare, W., 245 Shaw, T. G., 252 Shaw, W., 96 Sheppard, H.W., 350 Sitwell, S., 308 Smeaton, J., 111 Smith, G, 348 Smith, G., 403 Smythies, B.E., 303 Soto, P. de, 57 Spark, J., 165 Speed, J, 112 Speed, J., 34 Stafford, E., 492 Stanhope, L., 520 Stephenson, J., 309 Stevenson, R.L., 166 Stoddart, J., 464 Story, R., 207 Strachan, J., 227 Straparola, G.F., 138 Strutt, J., 167 Stuart, C.E., 219-225 Stuart, J.F.E., 226 Sutherland, E., 492 Swift, G., 119 Sykes, M., 485, 529 Sykes, P., 417 Sylvester, C., 253 Szechenyi, Count Z., 419 Tarin, M., 393 Tate, G.P., 411 Taylor, G., 35, 521 Tennyson, A., 354 Terrey, W., 511 Thomas, D, 168 Thompson, F., 170 Thomson, C., 32 Thorburn, A., 310 Tolkien, J.R.R., 169 Tristram, H.B., 526 Trollope, A., 170 Tully, R., 478, 484 Tweddell, R., 530 Van de Velde, C.W.M., 487 Vardon, H., 407 Varley, J., 15 Vincent, W., 470 Visscher, N., 36 Wade, G., 230 Walker, J., 227 Wall, A., 322 Walsh, R., 531 Walsh, T., 532 Wardle, G, 193 Watkins, D.D., 323, 324 Wellington, A.W., 114

Wellsted, J.R., 534 West, J., 535 Williams, T., 171 Willmott, E., 311 Wills, W.G., 172 Willyams, C., 536 Wilson, A., 312, 313 Wodehouse, P.G., 173, 174 Wolf, J., 314 Wood, W., 233, 288 Wright, L., 315 Yarrell, W., 316 Yate, C.E., 418 Yearsley, M., 523 Yeats, W.B., 175 Young, C.G., 229 Young, T., 394


Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs Wednesday, 11th January, 2017

FURTHER ENTRIES ARE INVITED

Muybridge, Eadweard Animal Locomotion. An Electro-Photographic Investigation of Consequetive Phases of Animal Movements 1872-1885. Philadelphia, 1887. Large oblong folio, 95 collotypes

Enquiries Simon Vickers +44 (0131) 557 8844 simon.vickers@lyonandturnbull.com Cathy Marsden +44 (0131) 557 8844 cathy.marsden@lyonandturnbull.com

33 Broughton Place, Edinburgh EH1 3RR l +44 (0)131 557 8844 l www.lyonandturnbull.com


Auction 09/30/16

[The Federalist Papers]. [Hamilton, Alexander; Madison, James; Jay, John]. The Federalist: A Collection of Essays Written in Favor of the New Constitution, as Agreed upon by the Federal Convention, September 17, 1787. New York: John and Andrew M’Lean, 1788. First edition.

Benjamin Truesdale | 267.414.1247 btruesdale@freemansauction.com

www.freemansauction.com


Fine Furniture & Works of Art Wednesday, 28th September, 2016

FRENCH GILT BRONZE MANTEL CLOCK SIGNED CHARLES BERTRAND, PARIS 18TH CENTURY 39cm high £2,000-3,000

Enquiries Douglas Girton +44 (0131) 557 8844 douglas.girton@lyonandturnbull.com Theodora Burrell +44 (0131) 557 8844 theo.burrell@lyonandturnbull.com

33 Broughton Place, Edinburgh EH1 3RR l +44 (0)131 557 8844 l www.lyonandturnbull.com


Decorative Arts: Design since 1860 Wednesday, 26th October, 2016

JESSIE M. KING (1875-1949) 'KNIGHTS AND LADIES' pen and Indian ink on vellum, signed lower left JESSIE M. KING 25cm x 17cm £2,000-3,000

Enquiries John Mackie +44 (0131) 557 8844 john.mackie@lyonandturnbull.com

33 Broughton Place, Edinburgh EH1 3RR l +44 (0)131 557 8844 l www.lyonandturnbull.com


Select Jewellery & Watches 6pm, Tuesday, 6th December, 2016 The Lighthouse, Mitchell Lane, Glasgow We are pleased to announce that this will be our first Select Jewellery & Watches auction to be held in Glasgow FURTHER ENTRIES ARE INVITED

Enquiries Ruth Davis +44 (0)131 557 8844 ruth.davis@lyonandturnbull.com Trevor Kyle +44 (0)131 557 8844 trevor.kyle@lyonandturnbull.com

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Scottish Paintings & Sculpture Thursday, 8th December, 2016

EDWARD ARTHUR WALTON R.S.A., P.R.S.W., H.R.W.S. (SCOTTISH 1860-1922) THE YOUNG FISHERMAN Signed and dated '85, watercolour

Enquiries Nick Curnow +44 (0131) 557 8844 nick.curnow@lyonandturnbull.com

36.5cm x 30.5cm (14.5in x 12in)

£6,000-8,000

33 Broughton Place, Edinburgh EH1 3RR l +44 (0)131 557 8844 l www.lyonandturnbull.com


Board of Directors

Specialist Departments

Chairman Sir Angus Grossart

Pictures, Watercolours & Prints Nick Curnow Charlotte Riordan Carly Shearer Iain Gale

Vice Chairmen Paul Roberts Nick Curnow

International Director Lee Young

Furniture, Clocks & Works of Art Douglas Girton John Mackie Theo Burrell Hannah Willetts

Directors Campbell Armour Trevor Kyle John Mackie Mhairi McFadden

Asian Works of Art Lee Young Ling Zhu Anna Westin (consultant) Danielle Beilby

Associate Director Alex Dove

Rugs & Carpets Gavin Strang

Managing Director Gavin Strang

Decorative Arts: Design from 1860 John Mackie Theo Burrell European Ceramics & Glass Douglas Girton John Mackie Theo Burrell Rare Books, Maps, Manuscripts & Photographs Simon Vickers Cathy Marsden Arms & Armour Colin Fraser (consultant) John Batty (consultant)

Business Development

Jewellery, Silver, Coins & Medals Trevor Kyle Ruth Davis Kier Mulholland Colin Fraser (consultant)

Paul Roberts Ian Peter MacDonald James McNaught Iain Gale John Sibbald John Thomson Tessa Thomson Charlotte Rostek

182 Bath Street Glasgow G2 4HG Tel +44 (0)141 333 1992 Fax +44 (0)141 332 8240

78 Pall Mall London SW1Y 5ES Tel +44 (0)20 7930 9115 Fax +44 (0)20 7930 7274

Locations 33 Broughton Place Edinburgh EH1 3RR Tel +44 (0)131 557 8844 Fax +44 (0)131 557 8668

email: info@lyonandturnbull.com

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Conditions of Sale SELLERS 1. DEFINITIONS

3. PREPARATION FOR SALE

In these Conditions of Sale (Sellers):

(a) Lyon & Turnbull shall decide the way in which a lot may be included in the sale, how any lot is described and illustrated in the catalogue or any report, and the marketing, promotion, date, place and conduct of the sale.

“Auctioneer” means Lyon & Turnbull Ltd or its authorised auctioneer, as appropriate; “Buyer“ is the person who makes the highest possible bid or offer accepted by the auctioneer, and/or such person’s principal where bidding as agent; “Buyer‘s Premium” is the commission payable by the Buyer on the Hammer Price at the rates set out in the Sale Catalogue Guide to Prospective Buyers and an amount in respect of applicable VAT; “Hammer Price” is the highest bid accepted by the auctioneer by the fall of the hammer or in the case of a post-auction sale, the agreed sale price; “Item” means each and every item consigned for sale following express written agreement between Lyon & Turnbull and the Seller; “Lot“ means each Item offered for sale by Lyon & Turnbull; “Lower Estimate” means the low estimate provided by Lyon & Turnbull to the Seller in relation to each Item, or in relation to any Item which Lyon & Turnbull holds on behalf of the Seller; “Lyon & Turnbull” means the company which has its registered office at 33 Broughton Place, Edinburgh, EHI 3RR registered in Scotland No. 191166

(b) Lyon & Turnbull will instruct, consult with, and rely on, any outside experts or restorers, agents or other third parties, and carry out such other due diligence, inquiries, research or tests in relation to the property or its provenance, either before the Proposed Sale as it may deem appropriate in its reasonable discretion. (c) Any oral or written estimate or evaluation or report provided by Lyon & Turnbull is a genuinely held opinion only. It may not be relied on as a prediction of the selling price or value of the Item, and may in Lyon & Turnbull’s absolute discretion be revised at any time. (d) The Seller acknowledges that attribution of Items is a matter of opinion and not of fact, and is dependent upon (amongst other things) information provided by the Seller, the condition of the property, the degree of research, examination or testing that is possible or practical in the circumstances, and the status of generally accepted expert opinion at the time of cataloguing 4. TERMS OF SALE

“Net Sale Proceeds” are the Hammer Price, less commissions and other charges, of the Lot sold, to the extent received by Lyon & Turnbull in cleared funds;

The Seller acknowledges that lots are sold subject to these Conditions and on the Terms of Consignment as notified to the consignor at the time of the entry of the lot.

“Proposed Sale” means the intended sale through which the items will be sold on

5. STANDARD SELLER FEES AND CHARGES (Subject to VAT)

“Purchase Price” is the Hammer Price and applicable Buyer‘s Premium;

(1) Commission: 15% is charged on the selling price of each lot, (subject to a minimum charge of £30). Loss and damage warranty: 1.5% on value of lots sold. Photography: min charge £30. Online Listing: £10 per lot.

“Reserve” means the lowest price below which an item cannot be sold; “Upper Estimate” means the high estimate provided by Lyon & Turnbull to the Seller in relation to each Item, or in relation to any Item which Lyon & Turnbull holds on behalf of the Seller; “Terms of consignment” means the stipulated terms and rates of commission on which the Auctioneer accepts instructions from Sellers or their agents; “You”, “Your” means the seller. The Seller means you are the owner of the lot or, if you are not the owner of the lot (whether or not you have notified us that you are acting as an agent for a principal), you are duly authorised by the owner of the lot to sell it. “Without reserve” where there is no minimum price at which a lot may be sold (whether at auction or by private treaty). “Us”, “Our”, “We” etc refers to Lyon & Turnbull Ltd The singular includes the plural and vice versa as appropriate. 2. WARRANTY OF TITLE AND AVAILABILITY The Seller warrants:(a) that you are the true owner of the property consigned or are properly authorised by the true owner to consign it for sale and are able to transfer good and marketable title to the property free from any third party claims. (b) that all requirements have been complied with, legal or otherwise, relating to any export or import of the property consigned, all duties and taxes in respect of the export or import of the lot have (unless agreed in writing with us) been paid and, so far as you and any principal for whom they are acting in relation to the lot are aware, all third parties have complied with such requirements in the past. (c) that you have provided Lyon & Turnbull with any and all information concerning the item’s provenance or any concerns expressed by third parties concerning its ownership, condition, authenticity, attribution, and export or import history; and (d) Unless the Seller advises Lyon & Turnbull in writing to the contrary on delivery of the item to Lyon & Turnbull, there are no restrictions on Lyon & Turnbull rights to reproduce photographs or other images of the item in connection with the sale or any other marketing which will be done in accordance with good taste and decency.

(2) Transport: Items for sale must be consigned to the sale room by any stated deadline and at your expense. We may be able to assist you with this process. When organised on the Seller’s behalf the provision of transport will be contracted to third parties. Fees for transport will be deducted at the initial settlement. (3) Illustrations: The cost of any illustrations will be borne by the Seller , unless agreed otherwise prior. The copyright in respect of such illustrations shall be the property of us, the auctioneers, as is the text of the catalogue. 6. RESERVES (a) You are entitled to place, prior to the auction, a reserve on any lot consigned, being the minimum hammer price at which that lot may be sold. Reserves must be reasonable and we may decline to offer goods which in our opinion would be subject to an unreasonably high reserve. The lot will be sold without reserve unless a reserve has been agreed. (b) Firm reserves may be no greater than lower pre-sale estimate level. (c) A reserve once set cannot be changed except with our agreement. (d) You may not bid or instruct or permit any other person to bid on your behalf on your own property. If the Seller breaches this prohibition, Lyon & Turnbull may treat the Seller as bound as Seller and as Buyer but without the benefit of Lyon & Turnbull Authenticity Guarantee or the reserve, and/or pursue other remedies. (e) We may sell lots below the reserve provided we account to you for the same sale proceeds as you would have received had the hammer price been the reserve. 7. LOSS & DAMAGE WARRANTY (a) Subject to condition 7(c) below Lyon & Turnbull will assume liability for loss or damage to an item, commencing at the time that item is taken into physical control and possession by Lyon & Turnbull and ceasing on the earliest date of; (i) when risk passes to the Buyer of the lot following its sale; (ii) for unsold lots, when the lot is released to the Seller, or, within 3 months of the sale;or (iii) 6 months from the date of delivery to Lyon &

Turnbull for items still in the possession of Lyon & Turnbull but not consigned for sale (unless part of a long-term storage agreement). (b) Lyon & Turnbull shall charge a loss and damage warranty fee of 1.5% of the hammer price, plus VAT. (c) If any loss or damage should occur to the lot during the period identified in paragraphs (a) above, Lyon & Turnbull’s liability to compensate the Seller in respect of that loss shall be restricted to a maximum of the upper estimate, or actual loss incurred, whichever is lower. This compensation will be subject to a deduction of a 1.5% loss & warranty fee (subject to VAT). 8. UNSOLD ITEMS (1) If an item is unsold it may, with your consent, be reoffered at a future sale. Where in our opinion an item is not suitable for a future sale we may either request (a) you collect such items from the saleroom promptly on being so informed. We shall be entitled to charge you for storage costs, charges shall be made at a reasonable daily rate;or (b) suggest that the item be transferred to a secondary saleroom for sale without reserve. All transferred lots will be sold for the best price on the day, this may not bear any reflection on the item’s original estimate. Lyon & Turnbull are not liable for any items (whether it be selling price or loss & damage) when transferred. (2) Aftersales: We reserve the right to accept an afterauction offer on a lot on behalf of the seller, at the agreed reserve price or above, for up to 48 hours after the original auction. In which case the same charges will be payable as if such lots had been sold at auction and so far as appropriate these Conditions apply. 9. LOT WITHDRAWAL If a Seller wishes to withdraw a lot organised for sale, a withdrawal fee will apply; (a) if withdrawn over 28 working days prior to the sale, this will be charged at 10% of the mid estimate along with any ancillary charges incurred (such as photography), all subject to VAT at the current rate. (b) if withdrawn within 28 working days of the sale, this will be charged at 20% of the mid estimate along with any ancillary charges incurred (such as photography), all subject to VAT at the current rate. (c) Lyon & Turnbull may withdraw a lot from the proposed sale without any liability if: (i) Lyon & Turnbull reasonably believes that there is any doubt as to the lot‘s authenticity or attribution; or (ii) it reasonably doubts the accuracy of any of the Seller’s warranties; or (iii) the Seller breaches any provisions of the Conditions of Sale in any material respect; or (iv) the lot suffers from loss or damage so that it is not in the state in which it was when Lyon & Turnbull took delivery of it. (d) if an item is withdrawn from sale under Condition 9(c) (i), or (iv), the Seller shall not be charged a withdrawal fee and the item shall be returned to the Seller or dealt with pursuant to Clause 8, as the Seller decides. 10. AUTHORITY TO DEDUCT COMMISSION AND EXPENSES AND RETAIN PREMIUM AND INTEREST. The Seller authorises us to deduct commission at the stated rate, and all expenses incurred for your account from the hammer price, and consents to our right to retain beneficially the premium paid by the Buyer in accordance with these Conditions of Sale and any interest earned on the sale proceeds until the date of settlement. 11. NON-PAYMENT BY THE BUYER (a) Lyon & Turnbull will, where it considers appropriate, take reasonable steps to investigate the ability of bidders to pay for lots and will use reasonable endeavours, in consultation with the Seller, to enforce payment of the Hammer Price by any Buyer. (b) Lyon & Turnbull, in consultation with the Seller, will decide whether to pursue any of the remedies available to it, including those set out in Condition 10 of the Condition of Sale (Buyers) including the right to cancel the sale and return the property to the Seller. Lyon & Turnbull will inform the Seller of any action which it contemplates taking against the Buyer.


(c) lf the Seller elects to take action against any Buyer on its own behalf Lyon & Turnbull will provide the Seller with such assistance as may be reasonably necessary to pursue that action. (d) The Seller hereby agrees to inform Lyon & Turnbull of any action which it chooses to take against the Buyer to enforce payment of the amount due to the Seller. (e) In the event that a Buyer fails to pay for a lot in accordance with the Conditions of Sale for Buyers, that lot will be treated in the same way as an unsold or collected lot. 12. SETTLEMENT PAYMENTS Subject to full payment by the Buyer, payment of the net proceeds of sale due to you will be made over to you 28 working days following a sale. Provided we have received cleared funds. Payment will be made by cheque or BACS (if requested).

14. THIRD PARTY LIABILITY

16. AGENCY

All members of the public on our premises are there at their own risk and must note the lay-out of the accommodation and security arrangements. Accordingly neither the auctioneer nor our employees or agents shall incur liability for death or personal injury (except as required by law by reason of our negligence) or similarly for the safety of the property of persons visiting prior to or at a sale.

Lyon & Turnbull acts as agent solely for and in the interests of the Seller. We do not act for Buyers in this role and does not give advice to Buyers.  When Lyon & Turnbull make a statement about a lot it is doing so on behalf of the Seller of the lot. 

15. GENERAL

17. DATA PROTECTION

(a) We shall have the right at our discretion, to refuse admission to our premises or attendance at our auctions by any person.

In connection with the management and operation of our business and the marketing and supply of Lyon & Turnbull’s services, or as required by law, we may ask the Seller to provide personal information about themselves or obtain information about the Seller from third parties (e.g. credit information). Lyon & Turnbull will not give out personal information except as may be required by law.

(b) Any notice to any Buyer, Seller, bidder or viewer may be given by email, or if not available then first class mail, in which case it shall be deemed to have been received by the addressee 48 hours after posting.

(a) The same Conditions of Sale (Sellers) shall apply to sales by private treaty.

(c) Notices to Lyon & Turnbull should be in writing and addressed to Nick Curnow at 33 Broughton Place, Edinburgh EH1 3RR, quoting the reference number specified at the beginning of the sale catalogue.

(b) Private treaty sales made under these Conditions are deemed to be sales by auction and subject to our agreed charges for Sellers and Buyers.

(d) Should any provision of these Conditions of Sale be held unenforceable for any reason, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

(c) Lyon & Turnbull undertakes to inform the Seller of any offers it receives in relation to an item prior to any Proposed Sale, excluding the normal method of commission bids.

(e) These Conditions of Sale are not assignable by either party without the other’s prior written consent, but are binding on the seller’s successor and representatives. No act, omission or delay by Lyon & Turnbull shall be deemed a waiver or release of any of its rights.

13. SALE BY PRIVATE TREATY

(d) For the purposes of a private treaty sale, if a lot is sold in any other currency than Sterling, the exchange rate is to be taken on the date of sale.

(f) The contract between the parties may be varied by the parties by agreement and in writing.

The Auctioneer normally acts as agent only and disclaims any responsibility for default by Sellers or Buyers.

If you would like further information on Lyon & Turnbull policies on personal data, or to make corrections to your information, please contact us on +44 (0)131 557 8844. 18. LAW AND JURISDICTION (a) Governing Law: These Conditions of Sale and all aspects of all matters, transactions or disputes to which they relate or apply shall be governed by, and interpreted in accordance with, Scots law (b) Jurisdiction: The Seller agrees that the Courts of Scotland are to have exclusive jurisdiction to settle all disputes arising in connection with all aspects of all matters or transactions to which these Conditions of Sale relate or apply.

BUYERS The Auctioneer carries on business with bidders, Buyers and all those present in the auction room prior to, or in connection with, a sale on the following General Conditions and on such other terms, conditions and notices as may be referred to herein.. 1. DEFINITIONS In these Conditions of Sale (Buyers): "Auctioneer" means Lyon & Turnbull Ltd or its authorised auctioneer, as appropriate; "Hammer price" means the level of bidding reached (at or above any reserve) when the Auctioneer brings down the hammer; "Lot" means each Item offered for sale by Lyon & Turnbull; "Purchase Price" is the Hammer Price and applicable Buyer's Premium; "Reserve" means the lowest price below which an item cannot be sold; "Total amount due" means the hammer price in respect of the lot sold together with any premium, Value Added Tax or other taxes chargeable and any additional charges payable by a defaulting Buyer under these Conditions; “You”, “Your” means the Buyer “Us”, “Our”, “We” etc. refers to Lyon & Turnbull Ltd The singular includes the plural and vice versa as appropriate. 2. AGENCY Lyon & Turnbull acts as agent solely for and in the interests of the Seller. We do not act for Buyers in this role and does not give advice to Buyers. When Lyon & Turnbull make a statement about a lot it is doing so on behalf of the Seller of the lot. The Auctioneer normally acts as agent only and disclaims any responsibility for default by Sellers or Buyers. 3. BIDDING PROCEDURES AND THE BUYER (a) Bidders are required to register their particulars before bidding and to satisfy any security and credit references or arrangements before entering the auction room to view or bid; (b) The maker of the highest bid accepted by the Auctioneer conducting the sale shall be the Buyer and any dispute shall be settled at the Auctioneer's absolute discretion.

(c) Once made, no bid may be withdrawn. (d) Our right to bid on behalf of Sellers is expressly reserved up to the amount of any reserve. (e) The right to refuse any bid is also reserved. (f) Commission Bids: While prospective Buyers are strongly advised to attend the auction and are always responsible for any decision to bid for a particular lot and shall be assumed to have carefully inspected and satisfied themselves as to its condition we shall, if so instructed, clearly and in writing execute bids on their behalf. Neither the Auctioneer nor our employees nor agents shall be responsible for any failure to do so. Where two or more commission bids at the same level are recorded we reserve the right in our absolute discretion to prefer the first bid so made. (g) Telephone Bids: If a prospective Buyer makes arrangements with us prior to the commencement of the sale we will use reasonable efforts to contact them to enable them to participate in bidding by telephone. We do not accept liability for failure to do so or for errors and omissions in connections. (h) Online Bidding: We will use reasonable efforts to carry out online bids and do not accept liability for equipment failure, inability to access the internet or software malfunctions related to execution of online bids/ live bidding. 4. INCREMENTS Bidding increments shall be at the Auctioneer's sole discretion. 5. THE PURCHASE PRICE For each lot purchased a Buyer's Premium of 25% is payable on the first £50,000 of the hammer price, 20% thereafter. VAT at the appropriate rate is charged on the Buyer's Premium. No VAT is payable on the hammer price or premium for printed books or unframed maps bought at auction. Live online bidding is subject to an additional 3% premium (charged by the live bidding service provider Invaluable). This additional premium is subject to VAT at the appropriate rate as above. 6. VALUE ADDED TAX Value Added Tax is charged at the appropriate rate prevailing by law at the date of sale and is payable by Buyers of relevant lots. (1) Lots affixed with (†): Value Added Tax on the hammer price is imposed by law on all items affixed with

a dagger (†). This imposition of VAT maybe because the Seller is registered for VAT within the European Union and is not operating under a Margin Scheme. (2) Lots affixed with (*): A reduced rate of Value Added Tax on the hammer price of 5% is payable. This indicates that a lot has been imported from outwith the European Union. This reduced rate is applicable to Antique items. (3) Lots affixed with [Ω]: Standard rate of Value Added Tax on the hammer price and premium is payable. This applies to items that have been imported from outwith the European Union and do not fall within the reduced rate category outlined above. 7. DROIT de SUITE This symbol § indicates works which may be subject to the Droit de Suite or Artist's Resale Right, which took effect in the United Kingdom on 14th February 2006. We are required to collect a royalty payment for all qualifying works of art. Under new legislation which came into effect on 1st January 2012 this applies to living artists and artists who have died in the last 70 years. This royalty will be charged to the Buyer on the hammer price and in addition to the Buyer’s premium. It will not apply to works where the hammer price is less than €1,000 (euros). The charge for works of art sold at and above €1,000 (euros) and below €50,000 (euros) is 4%. For items selling above €50,000 (euros), charges are calculated on a sliding scale. All royalty charges are paid to the Design and Artists Copyright Society (‘DACS’) and no handling costs or additional fees are retained by the auctioneer. Resale royalties are not subject to VAT. Please note that the royalty payment is calculated on the rate of exchange at the European Central Bank on the date of the sale. More information on Droit de Suite is available at www.dacs.org.uk. 8. PAYMENT (1) Within 7 days of a lot being sold you will: (a) Pay to us the total amount due in cash or by such other method as is agreed by us. We accept cash, bank transfer (details on request), debit cards and Visa or MasterCard credit cards. We do not accept American Express. (b) Please note there is a surcharge of 2% when using credit cards. (c) Please note that under The Money Laundering Regulations 2007 we cannot accept cash payments over €15,000 (euros). (2) Any payments by you to us may be applied by us


towards any sums owing by you to us howsoever incurred and without agreement by you or your agent, whether express or implied.. 9. TITLE AND COLLECTION OF PURCHASES (1) The ownership of any lots purchased shall not pass to you until you have made payment in full to us of the total amount due. (2) You shall at your own risk and expense take away any lots that you have purchased and paid for not later than 7 working days following the day of the auction or upon the clearance of any cheque used for payment whichever is later. We can provide you with a list of shippers. However, we will not be responsible for the acts or omissions of carriers or packers whether or not recommended by us. (3) No purchase can be claimed or removed until it has been paid for. (4) It is the Buyer’s responsibility to ascertain collection procedures, particularly if the sale is not being held at our main sale room and the potential storage charges for lots not collected by the appropriate time. (5) Export of goods: Buyers intending to export goods should ascertain (a) whether an export licence is required and (b) whether there is any specific prohibition on importing goods of that character, e.g. items that may contain prohibited materials such as ivory or rhino horn. It is the buyer’s sole responsibility to obtain any relevant export or import licence. The denial of any licence or any delay in obtaining licences shall neither justify the recession of any sale not any delay in making full payment for the lot. 10. REMEDIES FOR NON·PAYMENT OR FAILURE TO COLLECT PURCHASES (1) If any lot is not paid for in full and taken away in accordance with these Conditions or if there is any other breach of these Conditions, we, as agent for the Sellers and on their behalf, shall at our absolute discretion and without prejudice to any other rights we may have, be entitled to exercise one or more of the following rights and remedies: (a) to proceed against you for damages for breach of contract; (b) to rescind the contract for sale of that lot and/or any other lots sold by us to you; (c) to resell the lot (by auction or private treaty) in which case you shall be responsible for any resulting deficiency in the total amount due (after crediting any part payment and adding any resale costs). (d) to remove, store and insure the lot in the case of storage, either at our premises or elsewhere and to recover from you all costs incurred in respect thereof; (e) to charge interest at a rate not exceeding 1.5% per month above the current base rate on all sums outstanding for more than 7 working days after the sale; (f) to retain that or any other lot sold to you until you pay the total amount due; (g) to reject or ignore bids from you or your agent at future auctions or to impose conditions before any such bids shall be accepted; (h) to apply any proceeds of sale of other lots due or which become due to you towards the settlement of the total amount due by you and to exercise a lien over any of your property in our possession for any purpose until the debt due is satisfied.satisfied. 11. DESCRIPTIONS AND CONDITION (1) Whilst we seek to describe lots accurately, it may be impractical for us to carry out exhaustive due diligence on each lot. Prospective Buyers are given ample opportunities to view and inspect before any sale and they (and any independent experts on their behalf) must satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of any description applied to a lot. Prospective Buyers also bid on the understanding that, inevitably, representations or statements by us as to authorship, genuineness, origin, date, age, provenance, condition or estimated selling price involve matters of opinion. We undertake that any such opinion shall be honestly and reasonably held and only accept liability for opinions given negligently or fraudulently. Subject to the foregoing neither we the auctioneer or our employees or agents accept liability for the correctness of such opinions and no warranties, whether relating to description, condition or quality of lots, express, implied or statutory, are given. Please note that photographs/images provided may not be fully representative of the condition of the lot and should not be relied upon as indicative of the overall condition of the lot.

(2) Condition reports: Condition reports are provided on our website or upon request. The absence of a report does not imply that a lot is without imperfections. Large numbers of such requests are received shortly before each sale and department specialists and administration will endeavor to respond to all requests although we offer no guarantee. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the Seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition reports are not prepared by professional conservators, restorers or engineers. Our condition report does not form any contract between Lyon & Turnbull and the Buyer. The Condition Reports do not affect the Seller’s obligations in any way. (3) Estimates: Estimates are placed on each lot to help Buyers gauge the sums involved for the purchase of a particular lot. Estimates do not include the Buyer’s Premium or VAT. Estimates are a matter of opinion and prepared in advance. Estimates may be subject to change and are for guidance only and should not be relied upon. (4) Catalogue Alterations: Lot descriptions and estimates are prepared in advance of the sale and may be subject to change. Any alterations will be announced on the catalogue alteration sheet, made available prior to the sale. It is the responsibility of the Buyer to make themselves aware to any alterations which may have occurred. (5) Electrical Goods: are sold as “works of art” only and if bought for use must be checked over for compliance with safety regulations by a qualified electrician first. Use of such goods is entirely at the risk of the Buyer and no warranties as to safety of the goods are given.

14. SALE BY PRIVATE TREATY (a) The same Conditions of Sale (Buyers) shall apply to sales by private treaty. (b) Private treaty sales made under these Conditions are deemed to be sales by auction and subject to our agreed charges for Sellers and Buyers. (c) Lyon & Turnbull undertakes to inform the Seller of any offers it receives in relation to an item prior to any Proposed Sale, excluding the normal method of commission bids. (d) For the purposes of a private treaty sale, if a lot is sold in any other currency than Sterling, the exchange rate is to be taken on the date of sale. 15. THIRD PARTY LIABILITY All members of the public on our premises are there at their own risk and must note the lay-out of the accommodation, safety and security arrangements. Accordingly, neither the Auctioneer nor our employees or agents shall incur liability for death or personal injury or similarly for the safety of the property of persons visiting prior to, during or after a sale. 16. GENERAL (a) We shall have the right at our discretion, to refuse admission to our premises or attendance at our auctions by any person. (b) Any notice to any Buyer, Seller, bidder or viewer may be given by email if not available then first class mail in which case it shall be deemed to have been received by the addressee 48 hours after posting. (c) Notices to Lyon & Turnbull should be in writing and addressed to Nick Curnow at 33 Broughton Place, Edinburgh EH1 3RR, quoting the reference number specified at the beginning of the sale catalogue.

(6) Upholstered items: are sold as “works of art” only and if bought for use must be checked over for compliance with current safety regulation. Use of such goods is entirely at the risk of the Buyer and no warranties as to safety of the goods are given. Lyon & Turnbull provide no guarantee as to the originality of any wood/material contained within the item.

(d) Should any provision of these Conditions of Sale be held unenforceable for any reason, the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

(7) Special terms may be used in catalogue descriptions of particular classes of items (Books, Jewellery, Paintings, Guns, Firearms etc.) in which case the descriptions must be interpreted in accordance with any glossary appearing in the catalogue. These notices and terms will also form part of our terms and conditions of sales.

(f) The contract between the parties may be varied by the parties by agreement and in writing.

12. BOOKS, CLOCKS & WATCHES (1) Books-Collation: If on collation any NAMED item in the sale catalogue proves defective, in text or illustration the Buyer may reject the lot provided he returns it within 21 days of the sale stating the defect in writing. This, however, shall not apply in the case of unnamed items, periodicals, autographed letters, music M.M.S., maps, drawings NOR in respect of damage to bindings, stains, foxing, marginal worm holes or other defects not affecting the completeness of the text NOR in respect of Defects mentioned in the catalogue, or at the time of sale, NOR in respect of lots sold for less than £300. (2) Clocks & Watches: All lots are sold “as seen”, and the absence of any reference to the condition of a clock or watch does not imply the lot is in good condition and without defects, repairs or restorations. Most clocks and watches will have been repaired during their normal lifetime and may now incorporate additional/newer parts. Furthermore, Lyon & Turnbull makes no representation or warranty that any clock or watch is in working order. As clocks and watches often contain fine and complex mechanisms, Buyers should be aware that a general service, change of battery or further repair work, for which the Buyer is solely responsible, may be necessary. Buyers should also be aware that Lyon & Turnbull cannot guarantee a watch will remain waterproof if the back is removed. Buyers should be aware that the importing watches such as Rolex, Frank Muller and Corum into the United States is highly restricted. These watches cannot be shipped to the USA and only imported personally. 13. CITES Please be aware that all lots marked with the symbol Y are subject to CITES regulations when exporting these items outside the EU. These regulations may be found at http://www.defra.gov.uk/ahvla-en/ importsexports/cites/ Lyon & Turnbull accepts no liability for any lots which may be subject to CITES but have not be identified as such.

(e) These Conditions of Sale are not assignable by either party without the other's prior written consent. No act, omission or delay by Lyon & Turnbull shall be deemed a waiver or release of any of its rights.

17. DATA PROTECTION In connection with the management and operation of our business and the marketing and supply of Lyon & Turnbull's services, or as required by law, we may ask the Buyer to provide personal information about themselves or obtain information about the Buyer from third parties (e.g. credit information). Lyon & Turnbull will not give out personal information except as may be required by law. If you would like further information on Lyon & Turnbull policies on personal data, or to make corrections to your information, please contact us on +44 (0)131 557 8844.. The Buyer hereby agrees to the release by Lyon & Turnbull of the Buyer’s name and contact details to the seller or the seller’s solicitor in the event of any dispute between Lyon & Turnbull and the Buyer and/or Lyon & Turnbull and the Seller. Lyon & Turnbull will give prior written notice of the release of any such details to the Seller of the Seller’s solicitor. 18. FORCE MA JEURE Lyon & Turnbull shall be under no liability if they shall be unable to carry out any provision of the Contract of Sale for any reason beyond their control including (without limiting the foregoing) an act of God, legislation, war, fire, flood, drought, failure of power supply, lock-out, strike or other action taken by employees in contemplation or furtherance of a dispute or owing to any inability to procure materials required for the performance of the contract. 19. LAW AND JURISDICTION (a) Governing Law: These Conditions of Sale and all aspects of all matters, transactions or disputes to which they relate or apply shall be governed by, and interpreted in accordance with, Scots law (b) Jurisdiction: The Buyer agrees that the Courts of Scotland are to have exclusive jurisdiction to settle all disputes arising in connection with all aspects of all matters or transactions to which these Conditions of Sale relate or apply.


Guide to Bidding & Payment Payment

Registration All potential buyers must register prior to placing a bid. Registration information may be submitted in person at our registration desk, by email, by fax or on our website. Please note that all first time bidders at Lyon & Turnbull will be asked to supply the following documents in order to facilitate registration: 1 – Government issued photo ID (Passport/ Driving licence) 2 – Proof of address (utility bill/ bank statement). We may, at our option, also ask you to provide a bank reference and/ or deposit. By registering for the sale, the buyer acknowledges that he or she has read, understood and accepted our Conditions of Sale.

Bidding At the Sale Registered bidders will be assigned a bidder number and given a paddle for use at the sale. Once the first bid has been placed, the auctioneer asks for higher bids in increments determined by the auctioneer. To place your bid, simply raise your paddle until the auctioneer acknowledges you. Please ensure that the auctioneer repeats your bidder number correctly when confirming the sale. If there is any doubt at this stage as to the hammer price or buyer it must be brought to the auctioneer’s attention immediately. All lots will be invoiced to the name and address given on your registration form, which is non-transferable.

By phone A limited number of telephone lines are available for bidding by phone through a Lyon & Turnbull representative. Phone lines must be reserved in advance. All bid requests must be received an hour before the sale. All telephone bids must be confirmed in writing, listing the relevant lots and appropriate number to be called. We recommend that a covering bid is also left in the event that we are unable to make the call. We cannot guarantee that lines will be available, or that we will be able to call you on the day, but will endeavor to undertake such bids to the best of our abilities. This service is available entirely at our discretion and at the bidder’s risk. In writing Bid forms are available at the sale and/or the back of the catalogue. These should be submitted in person, by post, or by fax as soon as possible prior to the sale and we will bid on your behalf up to the limit indicated. In the event of receiving two identical bids the first one received will take precedence. All bids must be received an hour before the sale. This service is entirely at the bidder’s risk. On the internet A fully-illustrated catalogue is available on our website. Registered bidders may leave absentee bids through the website and will receive email confirmation of their bid. Live online bidding (powered by Invaluable) is also available, accessible either through our website or at www.invaluable.com. Please note that an additional 3% premium is charged by Invaluable for this live online service.

Payment is due within seven (7) days of the sale. Lots purchased will not be released until full payment has been received. Payment may be made by the following methods: Bank Transfer Account details are included on any invoices we issue or upon request from our accounts department. Credit or Debit Cards Payment can be made by Visa Debit, Maestro, Mastercard or Visa Credit cards. Please note there is a 2% surcharge on credit card payments and we do not accept Amex. Online Card Payments We no longer accept card payments by phone. Please use our online payment service (provided by Cardstream/Credorax. You will find a link to this service in any email invoice issued or you can visit the payments section of our website. Cheque Cheques should be made payable to Lyon and Turnbull Ltd. We reserve the right to wait until cheques have been cleared by our bankers before releasing bought goods. Cheques can be cleared prior to sale on request. Cheques drawn by third parties cannot be accepted. If paying by post please include the slip from your invoice. Cash Cash payments can be made at the accounts desk during or after a sale. Cash payments limited to €15,000 (euros).

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