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Mallams 1788

The Oxford Library Sale Wednesday 28th September 2016 at 11am


Mallams 1788

The Oxford Library Sale Wednesday 28th September 2016 at 11am Furniture, Antiquarian and Modern Books, Tribal Art, Rugs and a ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ From the Estates of Professor Raymond Inskeep, formerly Assistant Curator of the Pitt Rivers Museum and Adi Inskeep, and from the Collection of Dr Desmond Morris, and other vendors. Viewing Saturday 24th September 9am – 1pm Monday/Tuesday 26th/27th September 9am – 5pm And the morning of the sale

Auction Mallams Auctioneers Bocardo House 24a St. Michael’s Street Oxford OX1 2EB Bids 01865 241358 01865 725483 (fax) To bid via the internet please go to www.the-saleroom.com

Or to view the catalogue online go to www.mallams.co.uk Enquiries Condition Reports & Images oxford2@mallams.co.uk Conditions of sale This auction is subject to Important Notices, Conditions of Sale and Reserves.

Front cover: Lot 551 (detail) Back cover: Lot 298


Mallams 1788

Order of Sale Antique Furniture and Works of Art

Lot 1 – 150

Rugs and Textiles

Lot 152 – 184

Tribal Art (Multiple Vendors)

Lot 185 – 269C

Tribal and Eskimo Art from the Collection of Dr Desmond Morris

Lot 270 – 308

Tribal Art and Antiquities from the Estates of Raymond & Adi Inskeep

Lot 310 – 357

Books From the Library of Raymond & Adi Inskeep Africa and India

Lot 360 – 372

Borneo, South East Asia, China and Arctic

Lot 375 – 391

Holy Land, Egypt etc.

Lot 395 – 404

British Topography, Folk-Lore

Lot 405 – 423

General Anthropology, Ethnography, Travel

Lot 425 – 450

General Literature, Poetry, Art & Illustrated Books, Ephemera

Lot 451 – 473

Other Books (Multiple Vendors) Antiquarian and Bindings

Lot 480 – 501

Modern 1st Editions and General Literature

Lot 502 – 536

Children’s and Illustrated Books

Lot 537 – 557

Stamps/Prints/Albums/Photographs/Maps

Lot 558 – 616

Condition Reports and Images: oxford2@mallams .co.uk Important notice: Please note that condition reports are not printed in the catalogue or on our website however, we are happy to provide them when requested subject to our terms and conditions of sale. The absence of any reference to condition in any description does not imply the lot is without fault. There is a premium of 20% of the hammer price on all sales. This is subject to V.A.T.


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THERE IS A PREMIUM OF 20% OF THE HAMMER PRICE ON ALL SALES.THIS IS SUBJECT TO V.A.T. Antique Furniture and Works of Art

1. A BAXTER PRINT of Admiral Lord Nelson in a decorative frame, 15 x 17cm overall £20-50

2. ANTHONY GIBBS (b.1951) A Ferocious Tiger, signed and dated ‘77, oils on canvas, 59 x 100cm £300-500

3. FREDERICK J. HAYCOCK (b.1948) A family of Silver Backed Gorillas, signed and dated ‘93, oils on canvas, 58 x 84cm £400-600

4. A SET OF NINE CHINESE SOAP STONE IMMORTALS, 19th Century, set on a naturalistic base, 26cm across (9) £100-150

5. 1 MAGNUM (150CL), CHÂTEAU RAUZAN-SÉGLA MARGAUX 2000 £150-180

6. LOUIS TUAILLON (GERMAN 1862-1919) ‘Standing Girl’, originally designed circa 1911, bronze, incised ‘L. Tuaillon’ (to the base), 48.5cm high £500-700

7. AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY MAHOGANY DRAW LEAF TABLE, the top and flaps inlaid with star and formal design decoration above an undertier, and square section flat supports, with plaque inscribed ‘Presented to H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester by the Members of the Royal Academy November 1935’, 100cm wide (extended) Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester third son of King George V and Queen Mary. He married Lady Alice Montague Douglas Scott on 6 November 1935 who later became known as H.R.H. The Duchess of Gloucester. Thus perhaps the table a gift to commemorate the above wedding? £300-500

8. AN OVAL PAINTED PORTRAIT of S.A.S. Montagu, 3rd Baron Swaythling Aged 2, signed with a monogram and dated 1901, 24 x 19cm £50-150

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9. A BRASS AND LEATHER MOUNTED FOUR DRAWER TELESCOPE signed M. Aronsberg, Liverpool, 25cm closed £50-150

10. A FRENCH ‘BOULLE’ BRASS INLAID AND RED TORTOISESHELL DESK STAND, 19cm wide and a set of scales by R.W. Winfield, Birmingham dated 1840 (2) £100-150

11. AN ITALIAN BLUE AND WHITE POTTERY WET DRUG JAR with spout and side handle inscribed Plantaginis, 21cm high £300-500

12. AN ANTIQUE ITALIAN TRIANGULAR BLUE GLAZED POTTERY CRUET with lion mask and scrolling foliate decoration, 15 x 13cm £300-500

13. AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY MINIATURE PAINTING of an artist with girl admiring his painting, oils on board, 9 x 7.5cm in gilt frame £60-80

14. A REVOLVING BRASS MUSIC CHAIR stamped Fitter Birmingham with green velvet upholstered seat, 69cm high £50-150

15. A 19TH CENTURY FLORENTINE CARVED GILTWOOD TRYPTICH painted with angels within an acanthus frame, signed verso Luigi Fachinetti, 41cm high x 45cm wide £600-800

16. A MODEL of a ‘Penny Farthing’ originally a desk stand, now with ink pots missing on a serpentine base, circa 1900, 23cm wide £50-80

17. AN ANTIQUE CARVED IVORY PANEL, probably a box lid decorated dancing figures, 9 x 4.5cm, preserved in a modern frame £300-500

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18. A MIDDLE EASTERN MOTHER OF PEARL INLAID HEXAGONAL OCCASIONAL TABLE with mother of pearl and parquetry decoration, labelled for Longhurst & Skinner, Bedford, 40cm wide £150-250

19. A PAIR OF UNUSUAL SILVER PLATED KNIFE RESTS in the form of show jumping horses leaping fences by Walker & Hall £100-200

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20. AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY MALACCA WALKING CANE, the silver knob embossed with hunting scene decoration, 89cm long £300-500 21. AN EBONISED WALKING CANE, hallmarked silver ferrule and rams head knop, 97cm long £200-300

26. A 19TH CENTURY INDIAN PAINTING of the Goddess Durga, Jaipur School circa 1830, gouache on card, 23 x 25cm, framed £200-300

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22. AN EBONISED WALKING CANE with embossed Sterling silver handle within inscription and dated ‘98, 88cm long £50-150 23. A VICTORIAN BAMBOO WALKING CANE with 18ct gold knob and engraved armorial, 90cm long £180-220

27. A MEISSEN PORCELAIN TEAPOT AND COVER of globular form with flower encrusted decoration and painted butterflies and insects, blue crossed swords mark, 16.5cm £180-220

24. A TURNED WOODEN AUCTIONEER’S GAVEL, 21cm long £30-50 25. ENGLISH SCHOOL (EARLY 19TH CENTURY) Portrait of a gentleman seated with books and cane beside a window, indistinctly inscribed, watercolour, 24 x 15cm £50-80

28. A 17TH CENTURY INDIAN BRONZE HANGING LAMP, the hanger in the form of Ganesha with demon below, probably Kerala, 45cm high x 21cm diameter £400-600

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29. A REGENCY GILT BRONZE DESK STAND in the form of Triton on a sea creature and scallop shell, 26cm wide £200-300

30. AN ITALIAN BRONZE BUST after the Antique ‘Christ of Sorrows’ on a rouge marble rectangular plinth, 28cm high £200-400

31. A 19TH CENTURY FRENCH BRONZE FIGURE of a dancing Cupid on an ebonised plinth, 29cm high overall; and a gilt architectural corner element of acanthus and putti form, 20cm high (2) £80-150

32. A GROUP OF THREE 18TH AND 19TH CENTURY BRONZE FIGURES including a Corpus Christi, 15.5cm high; a dancing girl, 23cm high; and a primitive man holding a club, 15cm high (3) £100-200

33. A SOUTH INDIAN BRONZE MODEL CANNON cast with twin lions, 23cm and another miniature bronze cannon, 13cm long (2) £180-250

34. A PAIR OF 19TH CENTURY FRENCH BRONZE CANDLESTICKS after a design by Auguste Maximilian Delafontain circa 1880 each on a triform base, 42cm high (2) £200-300

35. A 19TH CENTURY AUSTRIAN BRONZE CANDLESTICK of oriental figure form on an inverted coronet base, circa 1900, 36cm high £200-300

36. AN ANTIQUE ENGLISH BRONZE HAND BELL with moulded rings and iron handle, 40cm high £100-200

37. A MIDDLE EASTERN, PERHAPS PERSIAN, EMBOSSED SILVER OBLATE BOWL with lobed centre, 15cm diameter; and another smaller decorated animals in panels, 11cm £150-250

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38. AN 18TH CENTURY EUROPEAN JEWISH PEWTER PLATE with Hebrew inscription and crowned double headed eagle motif, 5cm diameter; together with an embossed brass circular charger decorated with a figure on horseback with Hebrew inscription, 30cm diameter (2) £250-350

39. AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY AUSTRIAN PEWTER WINE CANISTER with loop handle and engraved shield, 28cm high £50-150

40. A BRONZE MODEL of a scratching dog inscribed H.M. Sinclair Honorary Treasurer 1954-1961, The Physiological Society, 12.5cm across; together with a pair of North Country lead plaques of a dog and cat, 16cm and 19cm high (3) £150-250

41. A 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN GILT BRONZE INK STAND with hard stone bottles and cyrillic inscription dated 1922, 32cm wide £200-400

42. A PAIR OF 15TH/16TH CENTURY ENGLISH LIMESTONE PROCESSIONAL LIONS with architectural elements of rectangular form, 39cm wide x 22cm high (2) £1500-2000

43. A REGENCY BURR WALNUT AND BRASS MOUNTED TEA CADDY with twin compartments and mixing bowl enclosed by a hinged rising lid on ball feet, 36cm wide £180-250

44. A VICTORIAN BURR WALNUT CORRESPONDENCE BOX with hinged rising lid and brass strap work handle, 22cm wide £50-100

45. A 19TH CENTURY RUSSIAN PAINTED ICON portraying the Virgin Mary and the infant Christ, 24 x 20cm £50-150

46. AN INDIAN OR ISLAMIC POTTERY JAR of square baluster form with figure and foliate decoration on a turquoise ground, possibly Bombay School of Arts, late 19th/early 20th Century, 25cm high £100-200

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47. A 19TH CENTURY REGENCY SQUARE GAMES BOARD together with a set of draughts within the drawer, 30cm £250-350

48. A VICTORIAN COROMANDEL DRESSING BOX with fitted interior enclosed by a hinged rising lid with inset mother of pearl plaque, 30cm wide £150-250

49. AN 18TH CENTURY ISLAMIC LAVENDER GLAZED BALUSTER BOTTLE with simple three point ornament, perhaps Persian, 12cm high £100-200

50. A PAIR OF CHINESE PORCELAIN RICE BOWLS AND COVERS with ladles, polychrome enamel decoration and four character mark, 10cm diameter £100-200

51. A GROUP OF THREE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN BIRD FEEDERS, one of barrel form, 8.5cm long, pair 3cm (3) £100-200

52. A 17TH CENTURY CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE GINGER JAR with inscription and banded decoration, 15cm high; and another similar but smaller, 9.5cm high (2) £100-200

53. A 19TH CENTURY CHINESE TURQUOISE GROUND BOWL with famille rose dragon and cloud decoration, marked on base, 16cm across £100-200

54. A CHINESE BURR WOOD BRUSH WASHER with naturalistic ‘fish’ shape, 21cm long £100-200 55. A JAPANESE SATSUMA EARTHENWARE VASE AND COVER depicting an artist with attendant figures, signed or inscribed, Meiji Period, 38cm high £300-500

56. A 19TH CENTURY BRITISH TREACLE GLAZED MODEL of a seated lion on a rectangular plinth, 28cm long £100-200

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57. A SET OF THREE MAJOLICA POLYCHROME FISH BOWLS, 15cm wide; and a continental porcelain oval two handled basket on stand with Meissen marks, 24 x 18cm (5) £100-200


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58. A VICTORIAN BEADWORK RETICULE with blue enamel and silver mounts and clasp, 15 x 22cm £80-120

59. AN EARLY 19TH CENTURY DAY BOOK containing MSS and printed ephemera including drawings and prints, account entries, multiple pages £300-500

61. A JAPANESE WOOD AND COPPER CASKET, the interior fitted two drawers enclosed by panelled door with carrying handle and chrysanthemum decoration, Meiji period, 10cm wide x 16cm deep £50-150

63. AN ANTIQUE WOODEN BOOK REST with carved initials C.C. 9 and shaped handle, 34.5cm long £30-60

60. A BAROQUE PLASTER MAQUETTE portraying the head of an ancient male figure, 49cm high £200-300

62. AN INDIAN CARVED WOODEN SCRIBES OR GLOVE BOX with hinged rising lid and intricate scrolling foliate decoration, 33cm wide x 12.5cm deep £50-150

64. A 17TH OR 18TH CENTURY ENGLISH COPPER KETTLE DRUM with iron mounts, 52cm diameter £100-200

66. A 19TH CENTURY TURKISH BRONZE LARGE CIRCULAR PLAQUE with finely engraved Islamic script and foliate decoration, 73cm diameter £300-500

65. ITALIAN SCHOOL A pair of ‘Grand Tour’ oil paintings of extensive continental town scenes, oils on canvas, 46 x 66cm £100-200

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67. M.J. WHEELER A study of anemones and seaweed on the sea bed, watercolour, signed and dated 1893, 30 x 42cm £80-150

68. AN ANTIQUE GERMAN RECTANGULAR CARVED WALNUT PICTURE FRAME with hunting trophy motif, 61 x 46cm £150-250

69. A 16TH/17TH CENTURY ENGLISH MEDIEVAL GRIT STONE MORTAR of circular two handle form by repute collected in Stratford on Avon in the 1960’s, 36cm diameter £100-200

71. AN 18TH CENTURY FRENCH BRONZE FIGURE representing the handler of the Marly Horses by Guillaume Coustou on a square base, 41cm high £500-800 70. A 13TH/14TH CENTURY STONE FRAGMENT, probably a pillar top by repute from Canterbury Cathedral, 27 x 30cm £800-1200

74. A 19TH CENTURY LEATHER CABIN BAG formerly the property of Lt. F.H.H. Dominy together with his two travel rugs made in Bombay and labelled Dhariwal and a leather Gladstone bag (4) £130-160 75. A 19TH CENTURY GILTWOOD ARTIST’S EASEL with carved lyre decoration, 183cm high £300-500

72. A GEORGE III MAHOGANY OVAL DROP LEAF SUPPER TABLE on tapering legs and pad feet, 103cm wide £100-200

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73. A 20TH CENTURY RED LEATHER SWIVEL LIBRARY CHAIR with beaded and buttoned upholstery, 58cm wide £280-350


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76. AN OLD WROUGHT IRON HANGING LANTERN with glass panels and ceiling boss, 40cm high £50-100

77. A VICTORIAN ROSEWOOD FRAME RECTANGULAR HANGING WALL MIRROR, 30cm square and a giltwood desk mirror with strut support, 35cm high (2) £80-120

78. A COLLECTION OF SEVEN PIECES OF ORIENTAL CERAMICS TO INCLUDE a polychrome glazed bottle vase, 28cm high; a Chinese blue and white tea bowl and saucer with six character marks, an Imari bowl, a provincial miniature ginger jar, two further bowls and a Japanese cloisonné tapering vase, 12cm high (8) £50-150

79. A CHINESE PORCELAIN BALUSTER VASE AND COVER with famille verte decoration, 29cm high £50-150

80. A MAH JONG SET, the cabinet fitted five drawers with mother of pearl inlay and brass mounted decoration, 22cm wide £80-120

81. A MAH JONG SET, the camphor wood cabinet fitted five drawers with brass carrying handle £40-80

82. A ROYAL WORCESTER PORCELAIN POT POURRI VASE AND COVER decorated highland cattle in a landscape by John Stinton with gilded handles and ribbon swag decoration, 32cm high £1000-1500

83. A ROYAL WORCESTER PORCELAIN POT POURRI VASE AND COVER painted with a spray of summer flowers on a blush ground, 30cm high £150-250

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84. A GEORGE IV MAHOGANY AND ROSEWOOD CROSSBANDED ‘D’ SHAPED FOLD OVER CARD TABLE on ring turned legs, 90cm wide £150-250

85. AN ANTIQUE VENETIAN STYLE BLACKAMOOR TORCHERE with painted decoration on gilded claw feet, 99cm high £400-600

86. A GOTHIC REVIVAL BRASS MOUNTED SAFE, the panel doors decorated with stylistic scrolls and inscription, 35cm wide x 45cm high with key £200-400

87. A MAHOGANY TORCHERE of turned and fluted form on a square stepped base, 138cm high £40-80

88. A PAIR OF RED LEATHER LIBRARY ARMCHAIRS, brass studded and on ring turned forelegs with castors, 20th Century American, 70cm wide £300-500

89. A 19TH CENTURY CHINESE PORCELAIN VASE of baluster form with polychrome enamel decoration, now a table lamp, 38cm high £200-300

90. A FRENCH BRONZE AFTER THE ANTIQUE a nude girl holding a flame aloft on a marble plinth, 49cm high £300-500

91. A PAIR OF EARLY VICTORIAN MAHOGANY HALL CHAIRS with panelled seats and carved armorial cartouche on ring turned forelegs, 45cm wide £200-400

92. A CHINESE RED GROUND DISH with wavy border decorated vases of flowers with red seal mark, circa 1900, 25.5cm diameter; together with a Chinese cloisonne square dish, decorated with two figures beneath a tree, 10cm (2) £20-40

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93. A FRENCH CYLINDER BUREAU with inlaid and crossbanded decoration, the superstructure with leather bound book spine panelled doors, the interior fitted drawers enclosed by a fall front with two drawers below on square tapering legs, 77cm wide x 51cm deep £300-500

94. A MEISSEN FIGURE of a magpie, 21cm high; a Meissen white glazed figure of two quails; and two further Meissen white glazed bird figures (4) £120-160

95. A PAIR OF MEISSEN ‘FUNNY BIRDS’, with grey feathered markings and yellow claws and beaks, 10cm high (2) £80-120

96. A MEISSEN WHITE GLAZED FIGURE of an elephant, 18cm high; and a collection of four further Meissen white glazed figures comprising two ponies, a terrier and a group of two lambs (5) £150-250

97. A MEISSEN WHITE GLAZED FIGURE of a servant girl, 33.5cm high; a Meissen white glazed figure of a deer, and two small Meissen brown glazed figures of a fawn and a calf (4) £100-150

98. A PAIR OF MEISSEN ARABIAN NIGHTS CIRCULAR JARS AND COVERS, painted and gilt heightened with exotic figures, 7.5cm diameter (2) £80-120

99. A MEISSEN CREAM JUG painted with garden birds and insects, and with gilt heightened basket weave border, 9.5cm high £40-60

100. A MEISSEN PLATE painted and gilt decorated with exotic creatures, 17cm diameter, another similar dish with shaped border, three Meissen circular jars and covers painted with dragons and flowers, and two small vases (7) £80-120

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101. A SITZENDORF FIGURE of a soldier or guard on gilt heightened base, 31cm high £40-60

102. NEWTON & CO, FLEET STREET, LONDON, Newton’s New and Improved terrestrial globe, dated 1845, 30cm, the stand with ring turned column and triform base, 50cm high overall £800-1200

104. AN 18TH CENTURY CHINESE IMARI SAUCER DISH painted with vase, peony and bamboo in iron red and blue, 27cm diameter; an 18th Century Chinese cylindrical famille rose mug together with old black and white photograph of a lady holding the mug; and a small Chinese Imari saucer (4) £50-150

103. A FRENCH GILT METAL AND COLOURED GLASS EPERGNE with embossed decoration and central trumpet, 32cm high £40-80

105. A 19TH CENTURY STAFFORDSHIRE PORCELAIN CIRCULAR BOWL with painted summer flower decoration on a dark red ground with gilded borders, 31cm diameter £150-250

107. ONE BOTTLE (75CL) MOET ET AND CHANDON DOM PÉRIGNON VINTAGE 1964 CHAMPAGNE £80-120 106. SYDNEY P. HALL A watercolour of an army officer being pulled by a native in a rickshaw, signed and dated ‘97?, 27 x 30cm, and three further pictures relating to slavery, mounted but unframed (4) £50-150

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108. A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY APPRENTICE MADE OCCASIONAL TABLE on baluster turned column and triform base, 32cm high and three wooden book stands (4) £30-60

109. A 19TH CENTURY CLOCK PICTURE depicting a three masted sailing ship in a bay with church and figures and windmill in distance, the movement signed Thomas Brown, Birmingham, within a gilt frame, 36 x 49cm overall £150-250

110. A MINIATURE BRASS BOUND MILITARY CHEST fitted two short and three long drawers with inset brass handles, 39cm wide x 22.5cm deep £50-150

111. A 17TH CENTURY IRON STRONG BOX with strap work and scroll ornament, ring handles and remnants of green paint, the steel lock plate scratch engraved W.S.Ben Jonson and dated 1600, 32cm wide x 25cm deep x 24cm high £300-500

112. FERDINAND LEPCKE (1866-1909) A bronze study of a nude girl writing, signed on base and dated 1892 and bearing Kalmar foundry stamp, 26cm high x 32cm wide £300-500

113. AN AUSTRIAN COLD-PAINTED BRONZE MODEL of a stag, late 19th/early 20th Century, stamped Geschutzt, the rutting stag on a naturalistic base, 26cm high x 20cm wide £600-800

115. A GEORGE III PAINTED FRIARS OAK PUBLIC HOUSE SIGN, canvas laid down on panel within a black painted frame, 135 x 95cm overall - The sign refers to the Friars Oak, London Road, Hassocks, West Sussex. Purchased from Michael Carleton London August 1969 £600-800

114. A PAIR OF KASHMIRI BRASS STUDDED AND RED LEATHER BELLOWS with finely painted figure and flower decoration, 92cm long £100-200

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116. A REGENCY ROSEWOOD AND EBONY LINE INLAID DROP LEAF SOFA TABLE fitted two drawers with brass handles on end supports with splay legs and castors, 152cm wide x 64cm deep £300-400

117. A GEORGE III DERBYSHIRE SPA BLUE JOHN URN of classical form on a slate mounted pedestal, formally wired as a lamp, 35cm high overall £3000-4000

118. A ROYAL HUSSARS SILK EMBROIDERY, the central design on a red ground, 4 x 37cm £40-60

119. A CONTINENTAL POTTERY SLIP WARE GLAZED TAPERING VASE with alternating yellow and blue banding, 31cm high £70-90

120. A LATE 19TH CENTURY TURNED ROSEWOOD POCKET WATCH STAND of arched form, 15.5cm high; together with a late 19th Century Swiss silver open face pocket watch with white enamel dial and second subsidiary dial (2) £60-80

121. A PAIR OF GEORGIAN MAHOGANY CANDLESTICKS with brass drip pans, the columns of spirally fluted and turned form on dished circular weighted bases, 32.5cm high (2) £100-150

122. A FRENCH BRASS MINIATURE CARRIAGE TIMEPIECE with white enamel dial, on bracket feet, 8cm high £50-70

123. A SMALL COLLECTION OF ITEMS TO INCLUDE: various Chinese mother of pearl gaming counters in the shape of fish, a pair of early 19th Century steel sugar crushers, a WWI brass bullet letter opener, a small coin box, an Indian painted miniature plaque, and other items £30-50

124. A RUSKIN POTTERY BOWL, with mottled turquoise glazed, impressed marks, 17cm diameter; an Isnik style vase; a 20th Century black glass vase, and two 19th Century tea bowls (5) £30-50

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125. A HOWARD STYLE FOOT STOOL with green button upholstered square cushion on square taper legs and brass castors and a Regency mahogany bar back side chair with rope twist splat and drop-in seat on sabre legs (2) £80-120

126. AN 18TH CENTURY WALNUT VENEERED CHEST ON STAND fitted an arrangement of four long and five deep drawers with brass swan neck handles, scroll apron and cabriole legs, 103cm wide (some alterations and repairs) £300-500

127. AN OLD CAMPHOR WOOD TRUNK with hinged rising lid, 91cm wide £50-150

128. A PAIR OF VELVET AND ETCHED GLASS GIRANDOLE MIRRORS with brass double candle sconces, 45cm high £50-150

129. AN ANTIQUE ELEPHANT FOOT WASTE PAPER BASKET with metal mounts, 37cm high £40-80

130. A GEORGE III MAHOGANY SERPENTINE CHEST of four long graduated drawers with brushing slide and brass swan neck handles with fluted pilaster canted corners and bracket feet, 101cm wide x 60cm deep £700-900

131. A GEORGE IV MAHOGANY RECTANGULAR SERVING TABLE fitted two frieze drawers with carved wreath ornament and tapering legs, 153cm wide £200-300

132. A REGENCY STYLE MAHOGANY DINING TABLE with twin turned column support, each on four fluted tapering legs with brass castors, one additional leaf, approximate maximum measurement 250cm long x 115cm deep £200-300

133. A SET OF EIGHT EARLY VICTORIAN MAHOGANY BAR BACK DINING CHAIRS with overstuffed upholstered seats on ring turned forelegs and a closely matching chair (9) £100-200

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134. AN ARTS & CRAFTS GOUACHE PAINTING, probably a design for a tapestry in the medieval style with cartouche, 44 x 55cm £50-150

135. A PAIR OF 18TH CENTURY WORCESTER BLUE AND WHITE FRUIT BOWLS printed with the pine cone pattern, and having shaped borders, 26cm diameter (2) £100-150

136. A GILT METAL TWO TIER CHANDELIER, hung with two rows of faceted glass spear drops, a smaller gilt metal and cut-glass light fitting (2) £100-150

137. A COLLECTION OF THIRTY ONE 18TH CENTURY DELFT TILES, painted with figures and landscapes in blue and manganese (31). £200-300

138. A PAIR OF 1930’S ART DECO GLASS PHOTOGRAPH FRAMES, of rounded rectangular wrythen form, with gilt metal decoration and easel stands, 26cm high (2). £60-80

139. A CHINESE WHITE AND RED STAINED IVORY CHESS SET, finely carved, each piece supported by a puzzle ball, circa 1920, King 16cm high £500-700

140. A CHINESE CARVED BONE CHESS SET of turned form, King 11.5cm high £200-300

141. A STAUNTON PATTERN BONE CHESS SET, King 5.5cm high £100-200

142. A COLLECTION OF ELEVEN COLOURED CARPET BOWLS, a set of wooden skittles and a cup and ball game (22) £50-100

145. A 19TH CENTURY ITALIAN MAIOLICA ALBARELLO painted with stag in a landscape in blue above a yellow border band, 21.5cm high £80-120

146. A WILLIAM AND MARY STYLE BURR WALNUT AND OYSTER VENEERED SIDE TABLE, the top with two small drawers above spiral turned legs and ‘X’ stretcher, bun feet, basically 17th Century and later, 81cm wide £400-600

143. A 19TH CENTURY TORTOISESHELL VENEERED SMALL BOX, with slightly domed cover on turned feet, 7.5cm wide £40-50 144. A 19TH CENTURY MAHOGANY TREEN SNUFF BOX in the form of a shoe, with nailed decoration and sliding lid, 11cm long £40-50

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147. A VICTORIAN CARVED WALNUT CENTRE TABLE inset a specimen marble top with radiating veneers and central flower head on an acanthus carved scroll support, 63cm diameter overall x 72cm high £2500-3000

148. A VICTORIAN FIGURED WALNUT AND MARQUETRY INLAID GAMES TABLE, the fold over top with chess board and green baize playing surface, fitted one long, one frieze drawer and four short drawers on fluted tapering legs and castors, 76cm wide £1700-2500

150. A PAIR OF CHINESE CRACKLE WARE BLUE AND WHITE TABLE LAMPS with shades, 33cm high (2) £40-80

149. A PAIR OF JAPANESE SATSUMA VASES with traditional figure decoration and an Imari baluster vase and cover (3) £40-60

Rugs and Textiles

152. A GROUP OF FIVE OLD RUGS in need of restoration to include: a Turkoman Juval, a Turkish Yastik, a Senneh Kelim (5) £40-80

153. A PERSIAN RED GROUND CARPET with a central foliate medallion within a trellis field and multiple border, approximately 360 x 260cm £150-250

154. A PERSIAN IVORY GROUND RUG with a central foliate medallion within a triple border, 147 x 102cm £100-200

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155. A QASHGAI MUSTARD GROUND KELIM with all over stylised star decoration within a multiple border, 280 x 140cm £180-250

156. A HEREZ BRICK RED GROUND SMALL CARPET with continuing pattern of foliate and geometric designs within a dark blue border, 302 x 222cm £200-300

158. A SHIRVAN RED GROUND SMALL CARPET with an all over pattern of foliate medallions and a multiple geometric border, 330 x 179cm £400-600

160. A BLUE GROUND GABBEH with an all over repeating pattern of green, brown and rust coloured rectangles within a mottled border, 171 x 157cm £100-200

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157. A KASAK POLYCHROME RUG with a triple hooked row of medallions within a camel ground border, 196 x 105cm £200-300

159. A HEREZ STYLE ROSE GROUND RUNNER with three medallions in a triple border, 282 x 74cm £30-60

161. A QUANTITY OF MESSRS SOTHEBY/CHRISTIE CATALOGUES relating to rugs and carpets and others £30-60

162. A 19TH CENTURY TEKKE TURKOMAN WINE GROUND JUVAL decorated two rows of three octagons within a star border and with banded skirt, 66 x 115cm £200-300


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163. A TAJIKISTAN SILK IKAT COAT, plum coloured with a patterned lining, 19th Century £200-300

165. A YOMUT BRICK GROUND ENGSI with a repeating geometric design within a quartered panel, 179 x 136cm £400-600

167. AN AFGHAN BRICK RED GROUND RUG decorated three rows of octagonal medallions within a hooked border, 219 x 158cm £400-600

164. A YOMUT DARK RED GROUND SADDLE BAG decorated three rows of medallions within a hooked border and with flat weave back, 128 x 70cm £100-200

166. AN AFGHAN RED GROUND RUG with four octagonal medallions within a multiple border, 199 x 112cm £70-120

168. A GROUP OF MIXED TEXTILES, five pieces to include Verdure wall hanging, a rectangular red velvet panel decorated flowers and mounted on canvas, two further red velvet panels and a table cover (5) £40-80

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169. A NORTHERN CAUCASIAN BLACK GROUND SADDLE BAG with stylised geometric decoration, 26 x 48cm and eleven fabric pieces from various countries (12) £100-200

170. A LONG YOMUT TENT BAND with interlocking red, blue and white diamond medallions within a single hooked border with tasseled ends, approximately 16.5m long x 35cm wide £200-400

171. A PERSIAN POSHTI OR SQUARE MAT with simple foliate decoration in a triple border, 52cm £40-80

172. A NEAR PAIR OF AFGHAN RED GROUND MATS each with a triple octagonal medallion within a multiple border, 133 x 72cm and 133 x 71cm (2) £70-90

173. AN AFGHAN WINE GROUND RUG with three central octagonal medallions within a multiple border, 143 x 103cm £50-80

174. A BOKHARA STYLE WINE GROUND RUG decorated two rows of five medallions within a multiple border, 196 x 137cm £70-120

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176. A KELIM RED GROUND RUNNER with zigzag and banded polychrome decoration, 329 x 89cm £70-100

175. AN AFGHAN WINE GROUND RUG with two rows of octagonal medallions within a multiple border, 200 x 154cm £100-150

177. A TURKISH BROWN GROUND RUG decorated a central interlocking hooked medallion within a white ground border, 232 x 136cm £100-200

179. A PERSIAN AFSHAR IVORY GROUND RUG with a central large medallion and geometric motif in blue and red dyes, 195 x 154cm £200-300

178. A LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY KHORJIN OR SADDLE BAG with banded decoration, purchased in Persia in 1944, 96 x 54cm £100-200

180. AN ANTIQUE SOUMAC SMALL CARPET with triple medallions within a geometric field and polychrome multiple border, 306 x 212cm (considerable all over wear) £70-150

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181. A RED GROUND KELIM decorated with three rows of six hexagons within a hooked border, 310 x 220cm £100-200

182. A HAMADAN BROWN GROUND LONG RUNNER, the central panel with continuing trellis design within a multiple foliate border, approximately 500 x 112cm £150-250

183.TWO OLD PERSIAN RUGS with all over geometric design, both very worn

184. A TONGAN TAPA CLOTH with stylistic geometric and tree decoration and numbered panels, 427 x 200cm £200-300

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185. AN ITUMA KUBA WOVEN CLOTH in geometric segments and with cowrie shell decoration, 156 x 37cm; and a Mali carved wooden mask with horns, 57cm long (2) £80-120

186. A COLLECTION OF ANTIQUITIES TO INCLUDE mosaic and terracotta fragments, copy of the pamphlet The Roman Villa at Sparsholt dated 1967/7 £50-150

187. A WEST AFRICAN ANTIQUE CARVED WOODEN SACRIFICIAL BLOCK in the form of a human face with other symbolic images, 37cm high x 40cm across £2500-3500

188. A BENIN BRONZE HEAD of an Oba or traditional ruler with lattice head dress, 31cm high; and Benin bronze figure of an attendant holding a bowl, 26cm high (2) £200-400

189. A CAMEROONS POLISHED BRASS MASK with chased details and beaded edge, 29cm high £80-150

191. A 19TH CENTURY OCEANIC STOOL with carved decoration and three figure support, the top with star motif, 21cm high x 15cm across £200-400

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192. A SCRIMSHAW SAILOR MADE CRIBBAGE BOARD on shaped supports, 29.5cm long; together with a coconut carved with a face in string support (2) £200-400

193. A CENTRAL AFRICAN FANG OR CONGO CARVED WOODEN CHIEFS STAFF with repeating carved motif and pommel top, possibly Pende tribe, 141cm long £400-600

194. A CENTRAL AFRICAN, CONGO, CHIEFTAINS DAGGER with leather scabbard and brass wire decorated pommel, 38cm long £100-200

195. AN OLD TRIBAL FEASTING BOWL of circular form with loop handle, perhaps Oceanic, 35 x 25cm overall £50-150

196. AN AFRICAN CARVED WOODEN RECTANGULAR PANEL decorated a central chieftain with two lizards with attendant figures and crocodile, 61 x 30cm £100-200

197. A 19TH CENTURY MASAI PAINTED SKIN SHIELD with strap work surround and wooden handle, 82 x 57cm (said to have been collected in Kenya or East Africa by Thomas Cole or W.A. Cole, 2nd Boer War 1899-1902; together with a group of tribal iron spear heads £300-500

198. A 19TH CENTURY WEST AFRICAN, BENIN BRONZE FINIAL in the form of a bird with engraved plumage and shaped base, 32cm high £1000-2000

199. A PRIMITIVE RED STONE CARVED HEAD OF A MAN with Polynesian features on a square plinth, 23cm high £50-150

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200. AN ANCIENT IRISH BOG OAK CLUB with rounded end and tapering handle, 48cm long £100-200

201. AN ASHANTI ‘BRASS’ GOLD BOX of rectangular form, 14cm wide; two smaller boxes; and a large collection of Ashanti gold weights of varying design (in all 63) £200-400

202. AN ASHANTI HEAVY BRONZE PLAQUE portraying three soldiers with spears and shields, 28 x 24cm; and an Ashanti bronze two handled container decorated a chief with attendant figures, 26cm (2) £150-250

203. A COLLECTION OF FIVE PIECES of Indian and South East Asian metalware to include: a spice box, brass beaker with raised lizard decoration, 14cm high, six figures, a brass oil lamp with side handle, 10cm high, and a cylindrical scribes box (10) £100-200

203A. A COLLECTION TO INCLUDE an Illustrated page from the Koran, two Tibetan drinking bowls and three Indian miniatures (6) £50-100

204. A COLLECTION OF TEN AFRICAN TRIBAL SPEARS with metal points and decorated shafts, approximately 150cm high £60-80

205. A COLLECTION OF AFRICAN TRIBAL ARTEFACTS TO INCLUDE nine carved wood sticks, a drum, two combs, and other items together with a circular table with geometric decoration on tapering supports £100-200

206. A COLLECTION OF EIGHT SOUTH AFRICAN OR CONGO WOODEN SPOONS of varying design, 42cm to 17cm long £50-100

207. A GROUP OF FOUR SOUTH AFRICAN OR CONGO CLUBS with engraved metal blades and carved and studded decoration, 60cm to 35cm long (4) £100-200

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208. A CONGO OR FANG CARVED WOODEN STAFF HANDLE in the form of a female figure with leather strap work decoration, 67cm high £500-800

209. AN AFRICAN TRIBAL, PERHAPS ZULU, STAFF HANDLE in the form of a baboon and a bird, 15cm high £100-200

210. AN ESKIMO STONE CARVING of an abstract stacked form, 13cm high; together with an old Burmese brass Buddha, 13.5cm high (2) £30-50

211. A GROUP OF AFRICAN TRIBAL ITEMS TO INCLUDE: a warthog tooth carving with figure decoration, 20.5cm long; a Congo ivory column, 8.5cm high; a Sudanese bangle, 9cm diameter; another bangle; and two African ivory male figures, 11cm high (6) £50-150

212. A RHODESIAN, SHONA TRIBE CARVED WOODEN HEAD REST female torso support on a shaped base, 20.5cm wide x 13cm high £200-300

213. AN ANTIQUE AFRICAN IVORY OLIPHANT OR HUNTERS HORN decorated with lizard skin and hair, 43cm long £100-200

214. A GROUP OF THREE SOLOMON ISLANDS WOODEN HAND CLUBS with carved stylised decoration and tapering handles, 51cm to 41cm long £70-150

215. A NEW GUINEA CARVED WOODEN MYTHOLOGICAL FIGURE of half elephant form, 13.5cm high; an Oceanic carved wooden spatula, 16cm high; and two old brass bullet cases (4) £30-50

216. A PACIFIC WOODEN FLY WHISK HANDLE of tapering form with snake skin ornament, 45cm long; a Rhodesian, Shona tribe axe with incised metal blade and black wood handle, 53cm long; and a Cameroon carved buffalo horn decorated with rows of figures, 6cm long (3) £100-200

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217. A NIGERIAN BEATEN BRASS TRAY OR ALMS DISH, 56cm diameter and a Ghana cylindrical brass gold dust box and cover with embossed stylised decoration, 16cm high (2) £40-80

218.TWO AFRICAN ROTSE OVAL WOODEN DISHES each with pierced border, 48cm and 40cm wide; and a Zulu wooden bracket carved with rows of figures and animals, 80.5cm (3) £40-80

219. A WEST AFRICAN, SIERRA LEONE WOODEN CANOE SHAPED LONG BOAT with hatch carved geometric decoration and rough cut interior, 98cm long £50-150

220. A SUDAN WOODEN CLUB with mushroom head, 72cm long; a piece of 19th Century Sudanese heavy chain mail and a primitive long barrel gun with brass mounts, 126cm long (3) £50-150

221. AN AFRICAN ROTSE WOODEN STAND with cylindrical column and elephant base, 103cm high £50-150

222. A SAMOAN CANE CUTTING BILL HOOK, the cylindrical wooden handle with brass and woven decoration, 81cm long £50-150

223. A ZAMBIAN WOODEN DISH TOPPED STOOL with shaped supports, 27cm diameter and a Nigerian, Ibo circular stool on inverted crown support with line carved decoration, 37cm diameter (2) £100-200

224. A 19TH CENTURY PAINTING of an Indian village scene of thatched huts around a pond and tiled feasting hut, 31 x 47cm £50-150

225. A SET OF THREE AFRICAN BIG GAME HUNTING PHOTOGRAPHS circa 1920, framed, 19 x 24cm £50-150

226. AN AINU BOW AND ARROW with woven bark ornament, 101cm long £40-80

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228. A FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION BUTTERFLY WING PICTURE inscribed La Legion Afrique, 57 x 45cm, framed and a monochrome engraving entitled The Basuto Blanket by Dorothy Kay, a South African artist, signed, 27 x 21.5cm (2) £40-80

229. AN AFGHAN SMALL WHITE GROUND RUG decorated four columns with inscription and date, 91 x 61cm £50-150

230. AN ASHANTI WOODEN STOOL of bowed form with stylised geometric decoration on a rectangular plinth, 59cm wide £70-150

231. A SOUTH AFRICAN KAROSS OR CLOAK made from numerous animal skins, 170 x 120cm £100-200

232. A COLONIAL BRASS BOUND BOX containing a collection of curiosities, tribal objects and mineral specimens, 48.5cm wide £100-200

233. A LATE 19TH EARLY 20TH CENTURY PLASTER HEAD AND SHOULDERS CAST of a Negroid male subject, 38cm high £50-150

234. AN AFRICAN ORANGE AND BLACK JUJU MASK, purchased in Port Harcourt, Nigeria in 1964, and used in the Raold Dahl ‘Tales of the Unexpected’ opening title and closing credit sequences (link available), 25cm £200-300

235. A HIMALAYAN CARVED WOODEN VOTIVE FIGURE of naive female form, probably early 20th Century, 50cm high £100-200

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236. A NEW GUINEA TAMI ISLAND, SIASSI, IRON WOOD BOWL with frigate bird shell fish decoration, 52cm wide x 24cm deep £300-500

237. A SOUTH AFRICAN ‘BUSHMAN’ OSTRICH EGGSHELL BEAD WRISTLET with leather clasp, 20cm long £200-400

238. A SOUTH AMERICAN AMAZON REGION AMERINDIAN NECKLACE made of Pacufish teeth and glass trade beads strung on a gut sinew, 66cm long £200-400

239. AN ALASKAN ESKIMO MARINE IVORY CARVING of a fisherman with Husky dog, 5cm high £200-300

240. A PALAEOLITHIC BROWN FLINT STONE HAND AXE of natural form, 11.5cm £150-250

241. A GROUP OF NINE AMERICAN INDIAN FLINT ARROW HEADS, 4.5cm or thereabouts £150-250

242. AN EAST AFRICAN BEADWORK RECTANGULAR PANEL decorated four rows of polychrome triangles, 19 x 8cm and two South African beadwork love token pendants (3) £120-180

243. A TIBETAN BUDDHIST BRONZE AMULET with emblematic decoration, 7.5cm £200-300

244. A CONGO, LUBA TRIBE, STAFF HANDLE of female figure form with pressed metal and wire mounts on an iron shaft, 85cm long £200-300

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245. A CONGO, AZANDE TRIBE, IVORY OLIPHANT with lizard skin ornament, probably 19th Century, 32cm long £150-250

246. A WEST AFRICAN, BAKONGO TRIBE, CARVED WOODEN FETISH of male figure form with woven ornament, 23cm high £200-300

247. A COLLECTION OF FOUR NECKLACES with alternating Viennese glass trade beads, longest 118cm long; a glass and metal bead necklace, a trade bead and ostrich egg necklace and three further necklaces (9) £100-150

248. A COLLECTION OF SEVENTEEN PRE-COLUMBIAN CLAY BEAD, GLASS AND HARDSTONE NECKLACES, longest 92cm long (17) £80-120

249. A COLLECTION OF THIRTY PRE-COLUMBIAN AND LATER CLAY BEAD, GLASS AND HARDSTONE NECKLACES, longest 104cm long (30) £150-200

250. A COLLECTION OF SPINDLE WHORL CLAY BEADS, pre-Columbian green hardstone beads, two necklaces, a carved hardstone figure, a cuneiform clay tablet, a Middle Eastern clay dish of a man carrying a club and further varying beads £200-300

251. A PAPUA NEW GUINEA CARVED WOODEN STOOL with stylised double sided scrolling foliate and face decoration £200-300

252. A COLLECTION OF FIVE TRIBAL OBJECTS TO INCLUDE an African circular stool, a head rest, a carved wooden spatula with figure head handle, 51cm long, a carved iron wood spoon with stylised handle, 36cm and a juju comb, probably from Mali, 60cm (5) £50-150

253. A PAPUA NEW GUINEA CARVED WOODEN TWO HANDLED STOOL with figure decoration, 98cm long; together with a collection of tribal artefacts and related books (qty) £50-150

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254. A 19TH CENTURY INDIAN PORTABLE CHEST with carved decoration, sliding door and tapering supports, 72cm wide x 50cm deep £100-200

255. A GROUP OF ANCIENT EGYPTIAN, MIDDLE EASTERN ARTEFACTS TO INCLUDE four Shabti, five turquoise and scarab bead necklaces and other fragments, all contained within an oak box with lion head ring handles, box 30.5cm £150-250

256. AN ESKIMO STONE FIGURE of a penguin, 9cm high £30-50

257. A YORUBA OR BENIN CARVED WOODEN STOPPER OR FINIAL with stylised mask decoration, 9cm long and a Congo wooden drumstick, 24cm long (2) £100-200

258. AN OLD AFRICAN CARVED WOODEN MORTAR with incised fishbone decoration and remnants of an inscription, 17cm high £200-400

259. A GROUP OF NINE ASHANTI BRONZE GOLD WEIGHTS of duck and dragon form, 7cm to 2cm high (9) £50-150

260. A SOUTH AFRICAN ZULU VARIEGATED HARDWOOD FIGURE of a man with seed eyes, perhaps late 19th/early 20th Century, 22.5cm high; together with an African tribal carved bone figure, 28cm (2) £100-200

261. A MONOCHROME PHOTOGRAPH of a Burmese tattooed fisherman with basket and net by F.E. Arnell in a carved wooden frame with tropical animal decoration, image 26.5 x 21cm, 58 x 48cm overall £100-200

262. AN AFRICAN TRIBAL STOOL with carved figure and leopard motif, 34cm high x 31cm wide £50-150

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263. A CHINESE SONG DYNASTY (960 TO 1279) CELADON CIRCULAR BOWL of plain tapering form, 13.5cm diameter and a Chinese tapering small beaker with polychrome insect and garden decoration, 5cm high £50-150

264. AN AFRICAN TRIBAL CEREMONIAL STOOL with polychrome beaded decoration, dish top and four splay legs, 32cm diameter £50-150

265. AN EASTERN CARVED FIGURE GROUP in the form of two natives wrestling, incised with name to the base, possibly Solomon Islands, 28cm high £80-120

266. ASIRU OLUTUNDE (NIGERIAN 1918-1993) An elder with attendant followers, inscribed ‘A Olatunde Osogbo’, aluminium panel, 23 x 77cm; and two further similar, one apparently representing the Oshun Festival, 92.5 x 51cm (3) £600-800

268. A TROBRIAND ISLANDS (PAPA NEW GUINEA) CARVED WOODEN SPLASH BOARD OR PROW with figure and scroll decoration, painted, perhaps later, red, white and blue, 70 x 74cm £600-800

269. A SOUTH EAST ASIAN CARVED WOODEN BOWL with scroll handles, 67cm long; together with a fish container with inlaid decoration, 50cm long (2) £100-150

269B. A CARVED AFRICAN HARDWOOD HEAD, 30cm high; an Indonesian carved Deity figure, 60cm high; and two carved balsa wood dishes with lion and crocodile decoration, 42cm diameter (4) £40-60

269C. A COPY OF A BENIN BRONZE depicting Esigie, 44cm high £40-80

267.TWO DECORATIVE TRIBAL STYLE PICTURES each stitched with naive animal designs in cotton, 109 x 76cm and 82 x 106cm respectively (2) £50-80

269A. A COLLECTION OF MID 20TH CENTURY EAST AFRICAN ARMOUR TO INCLUDE: four Masai spears, two Masai simis, a bow quiver and four arrows and a Masai hide paint shield (12) £60-80

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Tribal and Eskimo Art from the Collection of Dr Desmond Morris

270. A SIERRA LEONE, MENDE TRIBE STANDING FEMALE FIGURE wearing a diamond shaped pendant and cross cut apron, 77cm high - Purchased in Amsterdam in 1969 £1000-1500

271. A RHODESIAN, SHONA TRIBE WOODEN HEADREST with zigzag and scroll supports on a shaped base, 20cm wide x 16cm high - Purchased in London in the 1960’s £200-400

272. AN EAST AFRICAN CARVED WOODEN TWIN HEADREST with roundel and line carved decoration, 74cm wide - Purchased Sotheby’s London 1971 £300-500 273. A UGANDA/KENYAN, KARAMAJONG LIGHT WOOD HEADREST of simple splay form carved with naive images of huts with leather tie, 16cm high x 17cm wide - Purchased in Kenya in the 1980s £150-250

274. AN AFRICAN WOODEN HEADREST carved continuing triangular motif on trestle type supports, 41cm wide x 15cm high - Purchased in London in 1969 £200-400

275. A CONGO STEEL BLADED SACRIFICIAL SWORD, the blade of twin crescent form with cut decoration with banded metal and turned wooden handle, 74cm long - Purchased in London in the 1960’s £150-250

276. A MALI BAMBARA CHIWARA MALE HEADREST of antelope form with pressed metal ornament, 56cm high Purchased Bonhams London circa 1990 £100-200

277. A NIGERIAN ANIMAL SKIN AND SHELL MOUNTED HELMET with double horns, 40cm high Purchased Sothebys 1969 £100-200

278. A GHANA, ASHANTI TRIBE CARVED WOODEN FIGURE of a mother and child, the standing figure with incised decoration, 57cm high - Purchased Bonhams in the 1990’s £300-500

279. A POLYNESIAN,TONGA CARVED WOODEN CLUB with fishbone carving, 53cm long - Purchased in Tonga £70-150

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282. A GHANA, ASHANTI TRIBE, CARVED LIGHTWOOD STOOL with shaped supports on a rectangular base, 41cm wide x 25cm high - From the collection of an early missionary. Purchased at auction in Malta in the early 1970’s £100-200

280. A SOUTH AFRICAN CARVED WOODEN MODEL of a crocodile, 55cm long - Purchased in South Africa in the 1980’s £30-50

281. AN ANGOLA, CHOCKWE TRIBE, CARVED BLACKWOOD OWL FIGURE with child representing the owl as a wise creature and symbolising ancestral spirits protecting future generations, 41cm high - This figure is illustrated in the book ‘Owl’ by Desmond Morris, Page 94 to p.95 Reaktion Books 2009 £300-500

283. A TONGAN WOODEN HEADREST of bowed form with scroll supports, 48cm long £200-400

284. A SOUTH AFRICAN GOURD PIPE with carved figure finial and shell and beaded ornament, 30cm high - Purchased in Cape Town £40-80

285. A CENTRAL AFRICAN WITCHDOCTORS LEATHER BAG with strung and beaded ornament, 45 x 49cm - Purchased in the 1980’s £40-80

286. AN OLD AFRICAN TRIBAL CARVED WOODEN MASK OR HEADDRESS with twin horns and denticulated decoration, 52cm high £50-150

287. A TRIBAL CARVED WOODEN KNEELING MALE FIGURE, perhaps Polynesian, 58cm high £50-150

288. AN AFRICAN CARVED WOODEN FIGURE of elongated form with beaded ornament, 36cm high £50-150

289. A FIJIAN BLACKWOOD SWEETMEAT DISH of twin breast form with carved and inlaid decoration, 48 x 21cm £50-150

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290. AN AFRICAN TRIBAL MUSICAL INSTRUMENT with animal skin sound box, 70cm £50-150

291. AN AFRICAN TRIBAL WOODEN HEADREST of plain bowed form, perhaps Congo, 16cm high £80-150

292. A CARVED STONE HALF FROG HALF HUMAN FIGURE with webbed hands and on circular base, 15cm high £30-60

A Collection of Eskimo Prints all purchased in March 1972 in Toronto

293. A PAIR OF TONGAN CARVED WOODEN TOTEMS of stylistic figure form, 27cm and 25cm high (2) £50-150

294. A PANAMANIAN KUNA INDIAN MOLA OR BLOUSE PANEL depicting two figures smoking pipes with mythological emblems on a deep red ground, 33.5 x 44cm £200-400

295. KENOJUAK ASHEVAK (1927-2013) The Owl with Bears, engraving, 7/50, Cape Dorset, signed and dated 1968, 24 x 29.5cm £200-400

296. KENOJUAK ASHEVAK (1927-2013) Spirit Bird, stonecut, 50/50, Cape Dorset 1971, signed in pencil, 50 x 73cm £1500-2500

297. LUCY QUINNUAYUAK (1915-1982) Bird Eating Berries, stonecut, 7/50, Cape Dorset 1968, signed Lucy, 40 x 43cm £200-400

298. LUKE ANGOSAGLO (1895-1982) Boy, stonecut, 31/44, 58 x 45cm £600-800

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299. JOHNNIEBO ASHEVAK (1923-1972) Cycle, engraving, 2/50, dated 1967, Cape Dorset, 27 x 32cm £200-400

300. UNNAMED ARTIST Village scene with multiple figures, indistinctly inscribed and stamped, 28 x 45cm £150-250

301. DYALA? Three Owls, engraving, 16/50, Cape Dorset 1966, 27.5 x 33cm £200-300

302. LIZZIE SAGGIAK (1924-1989) Woman Followed by Dog, stonecut, 2/50, Cape Dorset 1967, 60 x 82cm £300-500

303. PARR (1893-1969) Birds and Animals, stonecut, 2/50, dated 1964, 60 x 82.5cm £700-900

304. AN ESKIMO CARVED BONE DOG SLEIGH with six dogs in harness, sleigh 14.5cm long Purchased at Sothebys London 20th May 1974 £200-400

305. AN ESKIMO CARVED BONE DOG SLEIGH with five well carved dogs in harness, sleigh 19cm long - Purchased at Sothebys London 20th May 1974 £500-800

306. AN ESKIMO CARVED BONE PIPE ON STAND, 12.5cm long together with a model of a hunting knife, 8cm long; and a further stand (3) - Purchased at Sothebys London 20th May 1974 £100-200

307. AN ESKIMO BONE MODEL of a double section igloo, 21cm deep x 13cm high; together with a male and female figure, 7cm high (3) - Purchased at Sothebys London 20th May 1974 £200-400 308. AN ANCIENT STONE ADSE HEAD from Wrangell Alaska, 19cm long - Purchased in London in the 1960’s £100-200

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Raymond and Adi Inskeep Raymond Robert Inskeep was born in Brighton in 1926, the fourth of six children of Ernest and Vera Inskeep. He was evacuated to Hitchin in Herts at the start of World War Two, where he finished his schooling at 14, electing not to go on to grammar school due to the financial situation of his parents. Instead he worked for a gent’s outfitter and learnt carpentry, something which remained a hobby throughout his life. He was called up for National Service, and spent time in Egypt and Palestine where his interest in archaeology was sparked. After the war, he applied for and obtained a scholarship for mature students at St John’s College, Cambridge, to study Archaeology. Some excavation work for the Ministry of Works followed, and he made his first trip to Sub-Saharan Africa where he excavated at the painted rock shelter of Kiese 2, Tanganyika, establishing the surprisingly early date of the first art found there. Within a year he became keeper of the Rhodes-Livingstone Museum in Northern Rhodesia (Zambia), where he carried out important field studies and excavations of Iron Age sites, including Kalundu Mound. Following this he returned to Cambridge for two years as an assistant lecturer, then returned to Africa, to the department of archaeology at the University of Cape Town. It was here, in 1963, that he met Adi Redman, curator of the Johannesburg Geological museum, and they were married in 1965. Adi was born in 1931, and was 22 years old when appointed curator of the Geological museum in Johannesburg. During her time there she constructed many new and exciting exhibits and acquired much outstanding material for the museum. She also wrote a number of handbooks for the Johannesburg Public Library between 1956 and 1964, and contributed to a history of South African tribal dress, following the curation of a display of African beadwork. Adi was also translator and editor of the book ‘The Bergdoma’ by Heinrich Vedder. After many happy years in South Africa, and due to their increasing disenchantment with the politics of apartheid, the Inskeeps returned to Oxford in 1972, where Ray became assistant curator at the Pitts Rivers museum. He was also appointed a University lecturer in African archaeology, and taught numerous graduate and undergraduate students over the years, supervising several significant doctoral theses on African topics. He was also elected a fellow of Merton College. Ray Inskeep’s work on the Pitt Rivers collections was tireless, and the gallery he created at the Museum’s Banbury Road site containing archaeological and ethnographic displays was widely regarded as the best of its kind in Britain. Throughout this time, and well into his retirement, Ray continued to research and write, publishing ‘The Peopling of Southern Africa’ in 1978, and ‘Nelson Bay Cave, Cape Province: the Holocene Levels’ in 1987. During his retirement Ray found time for his many interests outside of archaeology, including woodworking, and collecting and binding books, with which he and Adi filled their home. Throughout their time in Oxford both Ray and Adi built an extraordinary collection of books, ethnographical art and pottery, much of which Mallams is delighted to be offering in this sale. Ray Inskeep died in August 2003, age 76, and Adi Inskeep continued to live at their Walton Street home until her death on the 5th April 2016.


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310. MISCELLANEOUS AFRICAN AND INDIAN BEADWORK TO INCLUDE: a Yoruba beadwork bag with polychrome geometric decoration and shell tassels, 40 x 19cm overall (qty) £100-200

311. A WEST NILE, UGANDA, BEADWORK MAN CATCHER decorated with alternating strings of black and white beads on a raffia ground, 12 x 8cm £100-200

312. A GROUP OF THREE ZULU BEADED ITEMS TO INCLUDE: a long belt, 78cm; a four panel belt with polychrome decoration, 78cm long; and a pendant, 11 x 7cm with ‘X’ motif (3) £100-200

313. A WEST AFRICAN LONG WHITE BEAD NECKLACE, approximately 240cm long, a raffia necklace and a Mali iron double headed snake, 10cm high (3) £40-80

314. A COLLECTION OF NINE PIECES OF ZULU BEADWORK TO INCLUDE: two necklaces and two panels, approximately 16 x 25cm (9) £100-200

315. A ZULU BEADED CEREMONIAL DOLL woven in red, white and blue rings, probably around a bottle, 22cm high £300-500

316. A ZULU OR SHONA CARVED WOODEN HEAD REST with stylised notched design and raked pillar, 23cm wide x 10.5cm high £300-500

317. A GROUP OF FOUR ZULU WOODEN SNUFF BOTTLES each of fluted tapering form, one with wirework ornament, 19cm to 8cm high, one stopper only £300-500

318. A ZULU CARVED WOODEN SPOON with figural handle and burnt decoration, one arm deficient and chips to bowl, 32.5cm long £300-500

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319. A GROUP OF FIVE ZULU SNUFF BOTTLES with wirework and polychrome beaded decoration, 11.5cm to 3.5cm high (5) £300-500

320. A 19TH CENTURY ZULU IVORY AND BEADWORK HAIR ORNAMENT attached with seventeen wire strings of red and blue beads, 15 x 28cm; and an ivory long handled spoon with incised geometric decoration, 19cm long (2) £100-200

321. A SHONA TRIBE KNIFE with hatch carved and wirework decoration, 31cm long; another Shona knife without sheath, 17cm long; and a Zulu pipe with polychrome beadwork handle, 42cm long (3) £50-150

322. A 19TH CENTURY ZULU BEADWORK RECTANGULAR APRON with green, red and blue triangular motif, 53 x 19cm £300-500

323. A 19TH CENTURY ZULU BEADWORK RECTANGULAR APRON woven on grass with tasselled ends and stylised arrow decoration, 57 x 16.5cm £400-600

324. A ZULU POLYCHROME BEAD RECTANGULAR APRON with inscription and abstract design, late 19th early 20th Century, 48 x 12cm £100-200

325. A SOUTH AFRICAN BUSHMAN OSTRICH EGG carved with an abstract design on two sides, pierced at one end and sold in an Indonesian basket with cover and carrying handle, egg approximately 15cm high, basket 20cm high (2) £600-800

326. A GROUP OF ZULU ITEMS TO INCLUDE: a 19th Century brush with polychrome beaded handle, three items of Zulu basket work and a Bushman bow with sinew binding (5) £100-200

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327. A SOUTH AFRICAN CARVED WOODEN TOY in the form of a Confusion of six guinea fowl, 23cm high, a Zulu carved wooden container with hatch decoration and attached knife, a Kenyan beaded gourd and a quantity of porcupine quills £50-150

328. AN EAST AFRICAN KENYAN BEADWORK AND WOVEN GRASS HEAD DRESS with alternating black and white ornament and attached military button bearing the initials N.F.S., approximately 50cm long overall £100-200

329. A CENTRAL AFRICAN, CONGO REGION, PENDE TRIBE KNIFE, the carved handle of figural form in an associated leather scabbard with metal work mounts and thong, 24cm long £200-400

330. A CENTRAL AFRICAN, CONGO, STONE LOBED JAR AND COVER with carved abstract motifs with affixed old label, 9.5cm high £400-600

331. A CENTRAL AFRICAN, CONGO, KUBA TRIBE CARVED WOODEN CUP of barrel form with abstract geometric decoration, 15cm high £300-500

332. A WEST AFRICAN BAMBARA ANTELOPE HEAD DRESS (Sogoni Koun-Chi wara) with erect horns and notched decoration, 106cm high x 36cm wide overall £2000-4000

333. A WEST AFRICAN, NIGERIAN, IBEJI MALE FIGURE with beaded ornament and two iron eyes, 29cm high £200-400

334. A WEST AFRICAN, GHANIAN, COLONIAL BRASS FIGURE of a chieftain on horseback with attendant figure mounted on a pine block, 25cm high overall £100-200

335. AN AFRICAN, AMERICAN PLANTATION MADE SLAVE DOLL made from colourful scrap textiles and mounted on probably a bottle, 39cm high overall £100-200

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336. A PAPUA NEW GUINEA MASSIM OVAL RICE BOWL with carved border, 33cm wide; together with a black hardwood spatula with carved hook end, 29cm long £100-200

337. A GROUP OF THREE BORNEO BASKETS each with cover and simple black geometric decoration, 19cm to 13cm high; together with a Dyak carved wooden quiver, 41cm long (4) £50-150

338. A GREEK CARVED WOODEN WOOL WEAVERS DISTAFF dated 1948 with inscription verso, 90cm long and a further staff with carved stylistic bird head handle, 73cm long (2) £70-150

339. A NEPALESE/TIBETAN BRASS PEN CASE, 20cm long; together with a Japanese example with inlaid silver wire and a copper gilt bridle ornament with shell attachment (3) £40-80

340. A 19TH CENTURY CHINESE SILVER INLAID GONG of graduated eight bell form, 21cm to 8cm diameter £70-150

341. A GROUP OF INDIAN AND ISLAMIC METAL WORK TO INCLUDE: a Qajar engraved circular bowl, 11cm diameter, an Indian silver sweetmeat basket, 9cm diameter, a Padam six divisional spice container, two amulets, four other pieces £100-200

342. A ROMAN BLACKWARE FLASK of baluster form with fluted body and twin negroid heads (for restoration), 13cm high £100-200

343. AN EARLY EGYPTIAN GREEN FAIENCE GLAZED SHABTI OR FUNERARY FIGURE decorated with hieroglyphic script, 17cm high (old repairs) £800-1200

344. AN EGYPTIAN MINIATURE FAIENCE GLAZED PENDANT in the form of a male deity, 6cm high £200-400

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345. AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER BEAKER of plain tapering form with natural striations, 9cm high £200-400

346. AN ANCIENT MEDITERRANEAN TERRACOTTA EWER of traces of painted decoration, 13cm high; together with six unearthed metal artefacts including two knives (7) £50-100

347. A ROMAN SEA WASHED TERRACOTTA CUP, a section of fossilized wood, 51cm long, a piece of tortoiseshell, four pieces of quartz and three arrow heads (10) £40-80

348. A COLLECTION OF FIVE POTTERY SPINDLE WEIGHTS, two larger wooden examples with carved decoration, 6cm diameter, and a pottery baluster jar, 6cm high, possibly Ethiopian £100-200

349. A CENTRAL AFRICAN, CONGO, IVORY PENDANT with carved anteater motif, 11cm long and another plain pendant, 7cm long (2) £40-80

350. AN ABORIGINE EUCALYPTUS WOOD BOOMERANG together with a mixed collection of antique bone and ivory fragments, all contained within a museum collection box £40-80

351. A COLLECTION OF TRIBAL ARTEFACTS AND SOUVENIRS, animal models, metalware, approximately fifty items £50-150

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353. AN AFRICAN POTTERY SIDE HANDLE JAR, 25cm high, a quantity of metalware and other tribal objects, approximately twenty five £50-100

356. A PAIR OF INDIAN MINIATURE WATERCOLOURS ON MICA of Brahmin cattle, 10.5 x 16cm, framed (2) £50-150

354. A CAST BRONZE HEAD of an African girl, indistinctly signed to the base, 32cm high, and a plaster head after the Antique on a pine plinth, 23cm high (2) £50-100

355. AN 18TH CENTURY MINIATURE PAINTING of three female figures in a garden, 12 x 7.5cm contained within a carved wooden frame with mirror back, 38cm overall

357. A CHINESE PAINTED SIX FOLD TABLE SCREEN decorated mandarin ducks on a lake with pheasant amongst cherry blossom in a black painted and brass mounted frame, 116 x 46cm £100-200

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From the Library of Raymond and Adi Inskeep Africa and India

362. A COLLECTION of African Ethnography, Anthropology and Travel. £80-120

360. LIVINGSTONE, David, Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa, Murray, 1857. lge. 4to. 1st edn. Folding frontis, with tissue, 2 folding maps to rear. folding section plate. Plts. a.c.f. Full glt. cf. marbled edges. tog.with The Last Journal of David Livingstone in Central Africa from 1865 to his Death, Murray, 1874 in 2 volumes. 8vo. lacking 1 folding map. 1 ⁄2 marbled bds. Plus Narrative of An Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries, and the Discovery of The lakes Shirwa and Nyasa, 18581864. Murray, 1865. 1st edn. 8vo. folding frontis. folding map and wdcts. New endpp. Rebound. 4 £200-400

361. LE VAILLANT, Francois, New Travels into the Interior Part of Africa by way of The Cape of Good Hope in the years 1783,84, and 85. London, 1786 in 3 volumes. folding map 22 plts. 1⁄2 bds. worn. Tog.with MURRAY, Hugh, Historical Account of Discovery and Travels in Africa, Edinburgh, 1818, in 2 vols. 2nd edn. 8vo. general foxing. vol. 1 facsimile map. 4 map cards to rear vol. 2. Rebacked. Plus others. x9 £200-400

363. ROSCOE,The Rev. John. The Baganda. an Account of Their Native Customs and Beliefs. Macmillan, 1911. lge. 8vo. gl. cl. Tog.with JUNOD, Henri, A. The Life of A South African Tribe, Macmillan, 1927. 2nd. edn. revised. 8vo. in 2 vols. pict. cl. Plus other African interest. £50-80 364. ELLIS,The Rev. William, History of Madagascar, Fisher, 1838. Vol. 1 only of 2. 8vo. cold frontis. 2 folding maps. Illus. a.c.f. foxing to plts. & endpp. cl. bd. Tog.with others by same. Plus SIBREE, James. Madagascar and Its People. TRTS. 1870. 8vo. Illus. glt. cl. worn. Plus other similar interest. 12 £100-200

365. O’NEILL,Thomas , Sketches of African Scenery from Zanzibar to Victoria Naynza being a series of coloured Lithographic Pictures from Original Sketches by the late Mr. Thomas O’Neill of Victoria Nyanza Mission. Vincent Brooke, Day & son. Church Missionary House, 1878. Slim 8vo. pict. paper covers 1 £40-60 366. CHAPMAN, James, Travels in The Interior of Africa 1849-1863. ed. Edward C. Tabler. Balkema, Capetown, 1971. in 2 vols. d/ws. Tog.with LICHTENSTEIN, Henry, Travels in Southern Africa in the years 1803, 1804, 1805 & 1806. Capetown, 1812. lge 8vo. in 2 vols. trans. Anne Plumptre. cl. bd. plus other African travel and journals. c25 £80-120

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367.THURSTON, E. Castes and Tribes of Southern India. Government Press, 1909. Madras, 4to. 7 vols. cl. bd. some facsimile plates. Tog.with other India interest. £50-80

368. BUTLER, Rev. William, The Land of The Veda Being Reminiscences of India, Its People, Castes, Thugs, and Fakirs. Carlton & Lanahan, NY. 1872. 4th edn. 4to. Frontis. with tissue guard. T.e.g. Illus. a.c.f. some lacking tissue guard. cold. map. glt. cl. bumped. Tog.with SELIGMANN, C.G. & Brenda, The Veddas, Cambridge, 1911. Lge. 8vo. cl. bd. map to rear. numerous plts. Plus RISLEY, Sir Herbert, The Peoples of India, ed. W. Cooke. Thacker, 1915. 2nd edn. map to rear. pict. cl. Plus other India and ethnological interest. inc. Andaman Islands. 22 £150-250


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369.YULE, Sir Henry (trans./ed) The Book of Ser Marco Polo The Venetian concerning the Kingdom and Marvels of The East. Murray, 1929. 3rd edn. in 2 vols. Plts. and maps present. pict. cl. 2 £50-80

370. BURTON, Capt. Sir Richard, F. (adapted). Vikram and The Vampire or Tales of Hindu Devilry. ed. Isabel Burton. Memorial Editon. Tylston and Edwards, 1893. Illus. Ernest Griset. Plts. a.c.f. glt. bds. Tog.with HUTTON, J.H. The Angami Nagas with some notes on Neighbouring Tribes. Macmillan, 1921. 1st edn. plts. and Maps. glt. cl. bumped. plus others. 22 £200-400

371. DUBOIS, M. L’ABBE, J.A. Moeurs, institutions et Ceremonies des Peuples de L’Inde, Paris, 1825. in 2 vols. bkplt. annot to ffep. 1⁄2 marbled bds. 2 £30-50 372. Misc. Literature, mainly relating to India. £50-80

Borneo, South East Asia, China and Arctic

375. LING ROTH, H. The Natives of Sarawak and British North Borneo. Truslove and Hanson, 1896, in 2 vols. Ltd. edn. of 700. lge. 8vo. Preface by Andrew Lang, glt. cl. Tog.with EVANS, Ivor, H. N. Studies in Religion, FolkLore and Customs of British North Borneo and the Malay Peninsula. Cambridge, 1923, cl. bd. ex. lib. Tog.with HARRISON,Tom, ed. Borneo Jungle. An Account of The Oxford Expedition to Sarawak, Lindsay Drummon 1938. 1st edn. in d/w. Plus similar interest. £200-400 376. GREGORY, J.W. The Dead Heart of Australia, Murray, 1906. 4to. cl. bd. worn. Tog.with MONCKTON, A.W. Capt. Some Experiences of A New Guinea Resident Magistrate, John Lane, 1921. cl. bd. Plus Last Days in New Guinea, by same, 1922. cl. bd. plus DUPEYRAT, Andre, Mitsinari Twenty-one Years Among the Papuans, Staples press, 1954, 2nd edn. in d/w. and others. £50-80

377. MELVILLE, Herman, Typee A Narrative of A Four months Residence Among the Natives of a Valley of The Marquesas Islands; or A Peep at Polynesian Life, Murray, 1893. 8vo. glt. cl. Tog.with Omoo: A Narrative of Adventure in The South Seas, Murray, 1893.by same. Plus DARWIN, Charles, Journal of Researches into th Natural History and Geology of The Countries Visited During the Voyage of H.M.S Beagle Round the World. Nelson, 1900. cl. bd. Plus other Travel and Exploration. c17 £80-120

378. ROBLEY, Major-General Moko or Maori Tattooing, Chapman & Hall, 1896. Reproduced, Reed. NZ, 1969. Fo. inslipcase. glt. dc. cl. Tog.with HAMBLY, W.D. The History of Tattooing and Its Significance. Witherby, 1925. 4to. glt. cl. 2 £40-60

379. UNDERHILL, Evelyn, Mysticism, Methuen, 1930, cl. bd. Tog.with BARKER, William Burckhardt, Lares and Penates; or, Cilicia and Its Governors, Ingram, 1953. 8vo. illus. cl. bds. Plus SPENCER, Herbert, Ceremonial Institutions, William & Norgate, 1879. 8vo. Plus similar interest. 22 £50-80

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381. FOX,C.E. The Threshold of The Pacific. Kegan Paul, 1924. 4to. preface by Elliot Smith. lge 8vo. cl. bd. Glt stmp. to bd. Tog.with A..L.S. to Porf. Elliot Smith. Plus MACMILLAN BROWN, J. The Riddle of The Pacific, Fisher Unwin, 1924. 1st edn. ex. lib. 4to. cl. bd. Plus [Sir Peter BUCK] HIROA TE RANGI, The Coming of the Maori, Wellington, 1966. 4to. cl. bd. in price clipped d/w. Plus COVARRUBIAS, Miguel. Island of Bali, Cassell, 1937. 4to. folding plate. repair to 1 p. plus similar interest. c24 £200-400 382. GILL, Rev. William Wyatt. Life in The Southern Isles; or Scenes and Incidents in The South Pacific and New Guinea. 8vo. T.R.T.S. nd. Pict. glt. cl. worn. Tog.with Myths and Songs from the South Pacific, King, London, 1876, 8vo. plus others 7 £40-60 383. EDGE-PARTINGTON, James, Ethnographical Album of The Pacific Islands, SDI publications. 2nd ed, 1996. Ltd edn. of 999. ed. Bruce L. Miller. Fo. 1⁄4 cl. in card Slipcase. £80-120 380. WALLACE, Alfred Russel, The Malay Archipelago. The Land of the Orang-Utan and The Bird of Paradise. Macmillan’s Colonial Library. 1890. 10th edn. 8vo. folding map & illus. a.c.f. cl bd. Tog.with EVANS, Ivor, H.N. The Negritos of Malaya, Cambridge, 1937. ex. lib cl. bd. Plus SKEAT, Walter William, Malay Magic. preface by Charles Otto Blagden. Frank Cass, 1965, 4to. cl. bds. Plus Pagan Races of The Malay Peninsula, Cass, 1966. new imp. by same. in 2 vols. 4to. clf. bds. plus others. c30 £80-120

386. HUC, M. Travels in Tartary, Thibet, And China during the years 1844-5-6. London, nd. Trans. W. Hazlitt. in 2 vols. 8vo. Illus. embossed cl. joints weak. loss to spine in vol. 1 . Plus other Travel. c12 £50-80

384.YOUNG, Ernest, The Kingdom of the Yellow Robe, Constable 1907, 3rd edn. cl. bds. worn. tog.with HINTON, William Fanshen, A Documentary of Revolution in a Chinese Village. Monthly Review press, 1967, 3rd imp in price clipped d/w. tog.with VARE, Daniele, The Last of the Empresses, Murray, 1938. cheap ed. in d/w. Plus KIRKUP, James, These Horned Islands, Collins, 1962, in d/w. Plus other Chinese interest. £50-80 385. A Quantity of Japanese Interest. £40-60

387. WALEY, Arthur, The Way and Its Power. A Study of The Tao Te Ching and Its place in Chinese Thought, George Allen, 1934. 1st edn. cl. bd. tog.with The Book of Songs, Allen, 1937, trans. by Waley, Plus Three Ways of Thought in Ancient China, Allen, 1939, Plus other trans. by same, inc. The Tale of The Genji, by Lady Murasake. trans. from Japanese plus others by same. 12 £200-400

388. HOOKER, Joseph Dalton, Himalayan Journals; or Notes of A Naturalist. Murray, 1854 in 2 vols. 1st edn. cold. litho. present. map to rear with closed tear in vol. 1. folding plate. vol. 2. advts. to rear. numerous wdcts. joints weak. glt. cl. worn. loss to spine vol. 1. 2 £100-200

389. MACGOWAN, J. Man and Manners of Modern China, Fisher Unwin, 1912, 4to. ex.lib. Tog.with YUTANG, Lin, My Country and My People, Heinemann, 1936. Plus others. £30-50 390. NANSEN, Firdtjof, Eskimo Life. Trans. William Archer. Longman, 1893. Tog.with WHITTAKER, C.E. Arctic Eskimo. A Record of Fifty Years Experience and Observation among the Eskimo. Seeley, Service, 1937. cl. bd. Plus DE COCCOLA, Raymond & King, Paul, Ayorama, OUP . 1956. Illus. by James Houston. in d/w. plus similar interest, plus American Indian interest. £50-80 391. HALL, Capt. Charles Francis, Life with The Esquimaux. A Narrative of Arctic Experience in Search of Survivors of Sir John Franklin’s Expedition. Sampson Low, 1865. 8vo. folding map with tear. 4 cold. plts. Numerous b&w illus. full cf. Rebacked. £40-60

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Holy Land, Egypt etc. 395. PFEIFFER, Madame Ida, A Visit to The Holy Land. Cooke, 1852. 8vo. Trans. H.W. Dulcken. 8 tinted engrs. some damp damage to margins. new. endpp. cl. bd. Rebacked. tog.with WRIGHT,Thomas, ed. Early Travels in Palestine. Bohn, 1848. 8vo. Frontis. damp mark to 1st few pp. embossed cl. worn. Plus similar interest. 15 £60-90

Lot 396

396.VAKA, Demetra, (Mrs. Kenneth Brown). Haremlik. Some Pages from the life of Turkish Women. Houghton Mifflin. 1911. 8vo. cl. bds. worn. Tog.with [HARWOOD, John] Stamboul and The Sea of Gems. Bentley, 1852. 8vo. cl. bd. plus others. 18 £30-50

398. BATES, Oric, The Eastern Libyans. An Essay. Macmillan, 1914. Fo. map to rear with tear. glt. cl. faded. x1 £30-50 399. BELL, Gertrude, The Letters of Gertrude Bell. ed. Lady Bell. Ernest Benn, 1927. 4th imp. Tog.with Persian Pictures by Gerturde Bell, preface Sir E. Denison Ross. Ernest Benn, 1928. 8vo. cl. bd. Plus DROWER E.S. The Mandaeans, of Iraq and Iran. Oxford, 1937. Plus DICKSON, H.R.P. The Arab of The Desert. George Allen, 1949. 1st edn. Lacking map at rear. 6 genealogical trees present. plts. a.c.f. cl. bds. Plus others. £80-120

Lot 400 400. MORIER, James, The Adventures of Ajji Aba of Isphanhan, ed. C.J. Wills, Lawrence & Bullen, 1897. 4to. illus. cl.bds. Tog.with RENNELL RODD, Francis, People of the Veil, Macmillan, 1926. 4to. cl. bd. Plus MANSFIELD PARKYNS, Life in Abyssinia Being Notes Collected during Three Years Residence & Travel in that Country, Murray, 1853, in 2 vols. folding map & illus. glt. cl. worn. Plus others Ethnography. £150-250

Lot 399

402. PORTER, J.L The Giant Cities of Bashan and Syria’s Holy Places. Nelson, 1881. v8o. glt. cl bumped. Illus. monocrome plts. Tog.with DALRYMPLE BELGRAVE, C. Siwa The Oasis of Jupiter Ammon, John Lane, 1923. lge. 8vo. Illus. by author. Illus. a.c.f. map to rear. cl. bds. Plus BAGNOLD, Ralph A. Libyan Sands. Travels in A Dead World. Hodder and Stoughton, 1935. 1st edn. Maps and photos present. Plus PENNELL, Alice M. Pennell of The Afghan Frontier. The of Theodore Leighton Pennell, Seeley, Service, 1914. 2nd. edn. lge 4to. plts and folding map. glt. cl. Plus similar interest. 21 £150-250

397. GADSBY, John, My Wanderings Being Travels in The East in 1846-7, 1850-51, 1852-3. Kirby, 1894. Revised. folding map of lands of The Bible. Vol. 1 only. cl. bds. Tog.with DRUMMOND HAY, John. H. Western Barbary, Its Wild Tribes and Savage Animals. Murray, 1844. 8vo. Plus KENNAN, George, Tent Life in Siberia, and Adventures among the Koraks and Other Tribes in Kamtchatka and Northern Asia. Sampson Low, 1871. 8vo. folding Frontis. map. 1⁄2 bds. plus DAVIS, John Francis, The Chinese; A General Description of China and Its Inhabitants. Knight, 1840, 8vo. 1⁄2 bds. plus others. 7 £150-250

403. NACHTIGAL, Gustav, Sahara and Sudan. Trans. A.G.B. Fisher & H.J. Fisher, C. Hurst. 1974. in 4 vols. in d/ws. Tog.with MATHERS POWYS (trans.) The Book of The Thousand Nights and one Night from trans. of Dr. J.C. Mardus. Routledge, 1982. 4th imp. in 4 vols. d/ws. 8 £30-50

401. LAYARD, Austen H. Discoveries in The Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon. Murray, 1853. lge. 8vo. Folding frontis. foxed map & plts. a.c.f. embossed cl. worn. Tog.with 2 others by same. 3 £40-60

404. BURTON, Sir Richard, The Jew the Gypsy and El Islam. ed. W.H. Wilkins. Hutchinson, 1898. 4to. Frontis. port. cl. bds. faded. tog.with MURRAY, G.W. Sons of Ishmael. A Study of The Egyptian Bedouin. Routledge, 1935. Frontis. Maps and plates present. cl. bds. Plus PENZER, N.M The Harem. Harrap, 1936. 4to. folding plan. & plts a.c.f. Boots label to upr. bd. cl. worn. plus others 11 £200-300

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British Topography, Folk-Lore

405. NAPIER, James, Folk-Lore. Superstitious Beliefs in the West of Scotland within this Century. Paisley, 1879. 8vo. cl. worn. Tog.with SYNGE, John, M. The Aran Islands Maunsel, 1911. Drawings by Jack B. Yeats. 8vo. glt. cl. Plus MUIR, Edwin, Scottish Journey, Heinemann/Gollancz, 1935. 1st edn. in d/w. Plus SMITH, Alexander, A Summer in Skye. Ill. John Blair. Sampson Low. nd. Intro. W, Forbes Gray. cold frontis endpp. foxed cl. bds. Tog.with MURRAY, W.H. The Hebrides, Heinemann, 1969, 3rd edn. in d/w. Plus SWIRE, Offa , F. Skye The Island and Its Legends. OUP. 1952. in price clipped d/w. plus others. £50-80

406.YEATS, W.B. The Celtic Twilight, Bullen, 1912. 1⁄4 cl. worn. Tog.with BEHAN, Brendan, Boarstal Boy, Hutchinson, 1958. cl. bds. Plus SYNGE, John, In Wicklow, West Kerry and Connemara, Maunsel, 1911. ill. Jack Bl. Yeats. 8vo. cl. bds. Plus similar interest. 16 £80-120

409. CARMICHAEL, Alexander, Carmina Gadelica Hymn and Incantation, Scottish Academic press, 1972. 4to. in 6 vols. Vols. 4& 5 pub. Oliver & Boyd, 1941. All in d/s. £40-60

408. BRAND, John, Observations on Popular Antiquities Chiefly Illustrating the Origin of our Vulgar Customs, Ceremonies, and Superstitions, Knight, 1841. revised by Sir Henry Ellis, 8vo. in 3 vols. glt. fl cf. £40-60

411. ALDEN, Edward, C. (Ed). Fifty Water-Colour Drawings of Oxford. Reproduced in Colour. Oxford, nd. 4to. Plts. tipped in on card. some foxing. d.w Tog.with WILLIAMS, Alfred, Villages of The White Horse, Duckworth, 1920, cl. bd. Plus other Oxford and Oxfordshire interest. £100-200

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412. HOBHOUSE, Christopher, Oxford As it was and as it is today. B.T. Batsford, 1948 4th edn. in price clipped d.w, tog.with a collection of Batsford editions, most in d/ws. c30 £100-200

407. HUDSON, W.H. Nature in Downland, Dent, 1925, 3rd edn. in d/w. Tog.with A Shepherd’s Life, by same, Ill. Bernard C. Gotch. Methuen, 1924. plus similar interest. 24 £50-80

410. MOSS, Fletcher, Folk-Lore Old Customs and Tales of my Neighbours. 1898. pub. by author. signed by author. cl. bd. Tog.with GORDON CUMMINGS, C.F. In The Hebrides, Chatto and Windus, 1883. A New ed. frontis of Iona. & plts. a.c.f. dec. bds. worn. Tog.with GORDON CUMMINGS, Constance. F. From the Hebrides to the Himalayas, Sampson Low, 1876 in 2 vols. glt. cl worn. Plus RHYS. John, Celtic Folklore, Welsh and Manx. Oxford, 1901. in 2 vols. lge. 8vo. ex. lib. cl. bds. Plus other Folk-Lore interest, particularly Scotland. c30 £200-400

413. PHILLIPS, John, Geology of Oxford and The Valley of The Thames. Oxford, 1871. Tog.with other Oxford interest. £40-60


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414. A Collection of The New Naturalist, Collins, some in d/ws, Tog.with Britain in Pictures, in d/ws. £150-250

415. GOSSE, Philip, Henry, A Year at the Shore, Strahan, 1865. 8vo. cold. frontis. & plrs. glt. cl. worn. Tog.with COWARD,T.A. The Birds of The British Isles and Their Eggs. the Wayside and Woodland Series, Warne, 1921. 3rd imp. 1st and 2nd. sereis. glt. cl. worn. plus other natural history. 8 £40-60

416. BREWER, J.N. engs. The Beauty of England & Wales or Original Delineations. Vol. XII. Part II. Oxfordshire. London, 1813. cl. bd. Tog.with other later Oxford interest. £40-60

417. HAKLUYT SOCIETY. RAVENSTEIN, E.G. A Journal of The First Voyage of Vasco Da Gama 1497-1499. London, 1898. Hakluyt Society. maps present. cl. worn Tog.with The Journal of Jean-Francois de Galaup de La Perouse, 1785-1788. ed. John Dunmore, London, 1994. in 2 vols. plus others. c16 £50-80

418. EVANS, Arthur, J. Through Bosnia and The Herzegovina on Foot. Longman, 1876. lge 8vo. 1st edn. frontis. det. hinges weak. glt. cl. Tog.with DOUGLAS, Norman, Old Calabria, Secker, 1926. lge 8vo. 4th edn. plts. a.c.f. cl. bd. w/o d/w. plus CANZIANI, Estella, Through The Apennines and Lands of The Abruzzi, Heffer, 1928, lge. 8vo. cold plts. tipped in on card with tissue guard. a.c.f. by author. glt. cl. d/w. with some damp st. Plus other topography. c. 20 £150-250

419. Miscellaneous Collection of Literature, booklets etc, various interests. c50 £150-250

421. FROBENIUS, Leo, The Childhood of Man. Seeley, 1909. 4to. cl. bd. Tog.with a quantity of Topography and travel, inc. Evelyn Cheesman. £50-80 422. A Quantity of Miscellaneous Literature. £50-80 423. A Quantity of Anthropology/Topography. £50-80 420. KEYSERLING, Count Hermann, The Travel Diary of A Philosopher, Cape, 1925, in 2 vols. lge. 8vo. cl. bd. Tog.with MANNIN, Ethel, Confessions and Impressions, Jarrolds, 13th imp. lge 8vo. cl. bd Plus other Biography. 16 £50-80

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General Anthropology, Ethnography,Travel 425. A Quantity of misc. Anthropological Interest. £50-80 426. Misc.Topography, most in d/ws. £40-60 427. A Quantity of Biography. £50-80 428. A Quantity of British Topography and Biographical interest. £80-120 429. A Quantity of Autobiography and Biography. £50-80

430. BECKER, Prof. W.A. Gallus or Roman Scenes of The Time of Angustus, Longman, 1885. 9th edn. 8vo. Trans. Rev. F. Metcalfe. full cf. rebacked. Coll. Pemb Cant. stmp to bds. Tog.with POPE, Alexander, (trans) The Iliad of Homer. notes by Rev. J.S. Watson. Ill. Flaxman designs. Bell, 1881. full cf. Oswestry centre, 1883. Plus The Odyssey of Homer, Trans by same. Bell, 1881. 8vo. full cf. Plus 3 others. 6 £50-80

431. MAINE, Henry, Sumner, Ancient Law, Murray, 1870, 4th edn. 8vo. full cf. armorial stmp. glt. spine. Tog.with a small collection of Bindings. 6 £30-50

433. A Quantity of Anthropology, Philosophy interest. £100-200 434. A Quantity of Philosophy, Economic and Psychology interest. Herbert Spencer, Freud etc. £100-200 432. MILL, John Stuart, Autobiography, Longman, 1873, 1st edn. 8vo. cl. worn. Tog.with Principles of Political Economy, by same. Peoples edition, Longman, 1892. 8vo. cl. bd. 2 £40-60

436. BULL,The Rev. Paul, The Missioner’s Handbook, Milford, 1916. 4th imp. paper covers. Tog.with PRESTAGE, Edgar, The Letters of A Portuguese Nun. (Marianna Alcoforado). Nutt, 1897. 2nd. edn. paper covers. Plus MURRAY, Kathleen, L. Letters from The Wilderness, Calcutta, 1913. insc. by author. 8vo. paper covers. Plus misc. interest. c20 £50-80

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435. RHYS, Ernest, ed. A Collection of Everyman Library Editions, Dent, glt. cl. mixed condition. c40 £40-60

437. A Collection of Anthropology and Ethnographic interest relating to Tibet, etc. £80-120

438. KOFFKA, K. The Growth of The Mind. An Introduction to Child-Psychology. Trans. R. M. Ogden. 2nd edn. revised. Kegan Paul, 1931. cl. bd. Tog.with PIAGET, Jean, Judgment and Reasoning in the Child. Kegan Paul, 1928. 8vo. cl. bds. Plus RUSSELL, Bertand, My Philosophical Development. Allen, 1959, 1st edn. in d/w. Plus others similar interest. c40 £150-250


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439. COLLINGWOOD,R.G. The New Leviathan, or Man, Society, Civilization and Babarism. Oxford, 1942. 1st edn. in d/w. Tog.with WITTGENSTEIN, Ludwig, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus. Kegan Paul, 1933. 2nd printing. Intro. Bertrand Russell. 8vo. cl. bd. Plus Philosophical Investigation by same. Trans. G.E.M. Anscombe. Oxford, 1953. Plus SPINOZA, Benedict. Ethic. Trans. W.Hale White. Duckworth, 1899. revised 3rd edn. Plus others. c35 £100-200

440. OWEN, Elias, Welsh Folk-Lore.......Being The Prize Essay of The National Eisteddfod, 1887. Woodall, 1896. 8vo. uncovered bds. Hinge weak. Tog.with other British Folk-Lore. c40 £80-120 441. MACCULLOCH, Sir Edgar, Guernsey Folk Lore. ed. Edith F. Carey. Elliot Stock, 1903. 4to. glt. cl.Tog.with L’AMY, John H. Jersey Folk Lore, Bigwood, 1927. 1st edn. 8vo. Illus. a.c.f. some crayon marking to text. glt. cl. 2 £30-50 442. A Quantity of Mineralogy and Geology and related literature. £50-80

443. DILL, Samuel, Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius, Macmillan, 1905. 3rd printing. lge. 8vo. cl. bd. Tog.with ZIMMERN, Alfred E. The Greek Commonwealth, Politics and Economics in Fifth Century Athens. Oxford, 1922. 3rd edn. 8vo. Plus similar interest.22 £80-120 444. BADEN-POWELL, B.H. The Indian Village Community, Longmans, 1896, 1st edn. lge. 8vo. uncut pp. advts. to rear. cl. bd. Tog.with LYALL, Sir Alfred, Asiatic Studies Religion and Social. Murray, 1899. in 2 vols. 8vo. cl. bd. ex. lib. Plus others. 13 £50-80

445. LEVY, Dr. Oscar, ed. The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche. Foulis, Ltd edn. of 3000. 6 vols. only 8vo. cl. bd. tog.with other Philosophy and Psychology. 28 £50-80

446. SCOTT, Sir Walter, Minstrelsy of The Scottish Border consisting of Historical an Romantic Ballads, Edinburgh, 1806, in 3 vols. 8vo. leather bds. 3 £30-50

447. PENZER, N.B. Selected Papers on Anthropology Travel and Exploration by Richard Burton. Philpot, 1924. 8vo. cl. bd. Tog.with a quantity of miscellaneous Anthropology. £80-120 448. MUSIL, Alois, The Manners and Customs of The Rwala Bedouins, American Geographic Society, NY. 1928. 4to. cl. bd. Tog.with Ethnological publications. c20 £50-80

449. STONE, Olivia, M. Tenerife and Its Six Satellites. or The Canary Islands Past and Present. New & revised ed. Marcus Ward, 1889. lge. 8vo. maps a.c.f. illus. in text. advts. to rear. orig. pict cl. darkened spine. £40-60

450. DE FOE, Daniel, A Journal of The Plague Year. Revised and ed. by E.W. Brayley. Routledge, nd. ILl. George Cruikshank. lge. 8vo Tog.with a small collection of London interest. 12 £30-50

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General Literature, Poetry, Art & Illustrated Books, Ephemera

451. GIBBINGS, Robert, Iroana! A Tahitian Journal, Duckworth, 1932. Ill by author. dec. bds. Tog.with BEERBOHM, Max, Max’s Nineties, Hart-Davis, 1958. Fo. in d/w. plus RAVERAT, Gwen, The Wood Engravings of Gwen Raverat. ed. Reynold Stone. Faber, 1959. cl. bd. Plus other illustrated books. £50-80

452. SACKVILLE-WEST,V. Nursery Rhymes. Ill. Philippe Jullian. Miahael Joseph, 1950. 1st thus sm. 8vo. cl. bd. Tog.with ROSSETTI, Christina, Gobllin Market, Ill. Arthur Rackham, Harrap, 1933. soft covers. d/w. Plus SITWELL, Edith The Song of The Gold, Macmillan, 1945. 1st edn. cl. bd. plus other Poetry and literature. 20 £50-80

453. A Collection of King Penguin Books, 11 in d/ws, mixed condition. c45 £30-50

454. SITWELL, Sacheverell, These Sad Ruins, Duckworth, 1929, 1st edn. in d/w. Tog.with Dance to the Quick and the Dead, Faber, 1936, 1st edn. in d/w. by same. Plus Truffle Hunt with Sacheverell Sitwell, Hale, 1953. 1st. edn. in d/w. Plus others by same, plus other Sitwell interest. c30 £50-80

455. A Quantity of Miscellaneous Literature, Aldous Huxley etc. c35 £50-80

456. SASSOON, Siegfried, The Old Huntsman and Other Poems. Heinemann, 1917, 1st thus. paper covered bds. in d/w. Tog.with CORELLI, Marie, Poems, Hutchinson, fwd. by Bertha Vyver. nd. 1⁄4 cl. Plus MUIR, Edwin, Variation on a Time Theme, Dent. 1934. ins. by author. plus other Poetry. 12 £50-80

457.TOMLINSON, H.M. All our Yesterdays, Heinemann, 1930, ind/w. Tog.with The Sea and The Jungle, by same. Duckworth, 1913. 2nd. imp. Plus others by same. £30-50

458. ELIOT,T.S. Notes Towards The Definition of Culture, Faber, 1948, 2nd. imp. in d/w. tog.with a collection of mainly literary criticism, Leavis etc. 26 £40-60

459. SASSOON, Siegried, Memoirs of A Fox-Hunting Man, Faber, 1929. 1st edn. Ltd. edn. 197/300 signed by Sassoon & W. Nicholson (Illus.) Water damage to lower edge and bds. in d/w. with repair to lwr. edge. illus. a.c.f. with tissue guard. tog.with Memoirs of An Infantry Officer by same. Faber, 1930. in price clipped d/w. Plus The Old Century and Seven more Years. Faber, 1938. 2nd. imp. in price clipped d/w. 3 £300-500

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460. JEFFRIES, Richard, The Dewy Morn. Bentley, 1891. embossed cl.Tog.with ROLFE, Frederick, Baron Corvo, The Desire and Pursuit of The Whole. Cassell, 1934, 1st edn. in d/w. with loss. Plus DE WET, H. Oloff, The Valley of the Shadow, Blackwood, 1949, 8vo. in d/w. Illus. by author, and Signed by author. plus others, some Travel interest. £80-120

461. CROCE, Benedictto (Trans.) The Pentamerone of Gaimbarrista, Basile, ed. N.M. Penzer. John Lane, 1932. 1st thus. 4to. in 2 vols. cl. bd. bkplt. 2 £30-50

462. WHEELER WILCOX, Ella, Poems, Nimmo, nd. Pencil drawings by Alice Ross. Tog.with TAGORE, Rabindranath, Farewell my Friend, trans. K.R. Kripalani, des. Betty Dougherty. The New India pub. co. nd. in d/w. plus MEYNELL, Alice, Hearts of Controversy. Burn & Oates nd. 8vo. cl. bd. worn. plus others by same. & misc. lit and Poetry. c20 £80-120

463. INOUYE, Jukichi, Home Life in Tokyo, Tokyo, 1911, 2nd. edn. paper covers. Tog.with Japanese hand cold. illustrations on cloth. Folding format with glt edges. detatched into 3 parts. Plus other hand cold Japanese interest. 8 £50-80

464. FIELDING,T.H. Synopsis of Practical Perspective Lineal and Aerial, London, 1829. 8vo. cf. bds. det. Tog.with a misc. collection of Art ref, and monographs. £40-60

465. COLVIN, David, Aubrey Beardsley. A Slave to Beauty. Orion, 1998. fo. in d/w. tog.with HARRIS, Bruce, S. Ed. The Collected Drawings of Aubrey Beardsley. Crescent Books, 1967. fo. in d/w. 2 £30-50 466. LEAR, Edward, Nonsense Botany & Nonsense Alphabets, Warne, 1896, 6th edn. 4to. pict. cl. worn. tog.with BELLOC, H. Cautionary Tales for Children, Nash, pictures by BTB nd. pict bds. Plus other humorous illustrated interest. 16 £40-60

467. CARROLL, Lewis, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass. Wingate, 1954. Ill. Mervyn Peake. in d/w. Tog.with Rhyme? and Reason? by same. Macmillan, 1901. Ill. Arthur B. Frost & Henry Holiday. foxing. glt. spine worn. Plus other Lewis Carroll. 6 £150-250

468. POGANY, Willy, (Ill.) Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Harrap. nd. 8vo. cold. plts. tipped in. dec. cl. with some marks. £30-50

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469. BRADLEY-BIRT,F.B. Bengal Fairy Tales with Illus by Abanindranath Tragore. John Lane, 1920. 4to. plts. a.c.f. glt. cl. worn. Tog.with JASIMUDDIN, The Field of the Embroidered Quilt. A Tale of Two Indian Villages. Trans. E.M. MILFORD. OUP. 1939. dec. cl. bds. 2 £40-60

470. WEBSTER, Robert, Gems Their Sources, Descriptions and Identification. Newnes-Butterworth, 1975. 4to. in d/w. Tog.with EVANS, Joan, A History of Jewellery 1100-1870. Faber, 1970. 4to. in d/w. plus 2 others. 4 £70-90

471. FITZGERALD, C.P. Barbarian Bed. The Origin of The Chair in China. London, 1965. fo. in d/w. Tog.with ELWIN,Verrier,The Tribal Art of Middle India, OUP, 1951 in d/w. 8vo. Plus FORGE, Anthony ed. Primitive Art and Society, OUP. 1973. in d/w plus others. 17 £40-60

472. MULLER, Max ed. The Sacred Books of The East. trans. by various Oriental Scholars. Motilal Banarsidas, 1966. 8vo. glt. bds. 4 £20-40

473. DAVISON, Peter, ed. George Orwell Nineteen Eighty-Four. The Facsimile of The Extant Manuscript. Preface by D. G. Siegel Secker and Warburg/M&S press. 1984. Fo. in slip case & d/w. Tog.with MILTON, John, Paradise Lost , Folio Society, 2003. 2nd ed. ill. William Blake. 1⁄4 cl. in pict. slipcase. Plus 2 others. 4 £40-60

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480.TROLLOP, Anthony, The Small House at Allington, in 2 vols. Smith Elder, 1864, 1st edn. Illus. by J.E. Millais. Inner joint weak in vol. 1. glt. embossed cl. In 2 custom made 1⁄2 leather book boxes. bkplt. 2 £30-50

481. A 19th Century MS. Recipe Book. Belonged to Caroline Barker. 4to. bds. worn. £150-250

482. POPE, A. et al. The Altar of Love, or the Whole Art of Kissing in all its varieties consisting of Poems, and other Miscellanies by the most eminent hands. London, 1731. 8vo. Egrd. Frontis. only. full cf. £50-80

485. SHENSTONE, William, The Poetical Works of William Shenstone, Londn, 1807. 12mo. preface. R. Dodsley. cf. bds. Tog.with Poems by Eliza Cook, Routledge, 1861. 4to. Ill. Gilbert Wolf. et. al. engrs. by Brothers Dalziel. frontis. port. glt. tooled bds. scuffed. 2 £30-50 483. IRVING, Washington, Voyages & Discoveries of Companions of Columbus, Murray, 1831. sm. 8vo. 1⁄2 marbled bds. £40-60

484. BAXTER, Richard, A Paraphrase on The New Testament, Parkhurst, London, 1695, 8vo. 2nd edn. corrected. 1⁄2 marbled bds. scuffed. £50-80

486. CARMINUM POETARUM Novem, Llyricae Poemseus Principum, Fragmenta, Alcaei, Sappus et al. Editio Teria. Apud Henricum Stephanum, 1586. sm. 8vo. full cf. upr. bd det. Tog.with 2 others. 3 £70-90

487. TROLLOPE, Anthony, The Last Chronicle of Barset, Smith, Elder, 1867. in 2 vols. 1st edn. 8vo. 1⁄2 marbled bds. 2 £30-50

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488. CALLOT, Jacopo, Capricci de varie Figure di Jacopo Callot. All Illmo & Eccmo: s Principe Don Lorenzo Medici. nd. Portrait of J. Callot. Nancy 1503, damp st. 43 numbered plts. of 50. (14.5x9.5cm) P. Lovat stmp. to tp. £500-800


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489. STERNHOLD,Thomas, & HOPKINS, John et al. The Whole Book of Psalms Collected into English Metre. Conferred with The Hebrew. London, 1796. 8vo. glt. cl worn. Tog.with MILMAN, H.H. Annals of S. Paul’s Cathedral. Murray, 1869. 2nd. edn. lge. 8vo. cl. bd. 2 £30-50

490. BEKKERI, Immanuelis, ed. Aristotelis De Re Publica. Libri Octo. Berolini, 1831. Greek text, annotated & bound with additional pages by E.H. Plumptre. University College Oxford. bds. det. (Edward Hallows Plumptre Scholar 1821-1891) £80-120

491. BOUGAINVILLE, Lewis De. A Voyage round The World performed .....in the years 1766,1767,1768 & 1769. Trans. John Reinhold Forster. Dublin, 1772. 8vo. full cf. upr. bd. det. Folding map and 1 folding plate only. w.a.f. £30-50

492.The Holy Bible containing the Old and the New. John Bill, 1683, Oxford. Illus. with full page engrs. lacking some text pages and bds. w.a.f. £80-120

493. SHAKESPEARE, William, The Handy-Volume. Bradbury, Agnew, sm 8vo. in 13 vols. cl. bd. darkened spines in worn custom made box. J. Bumpus, Oxford Street. 13 £30-50

494. WHELAN, R.B. History and Antiquities of Stratford-upon-Avon......To Which is Added a particular accent of the Jubilee celebrated in Stratford, in Honour of our Immortal Bard. Ward, Stratford-upon-Avon, nd. [1806] 8vo. 8 engrs. (1 det) bkpt. 1⁄2 marbled bds. Rebacked. tog.with KITCHIN’S Most Accurate Map of Roads of England and Wales. Robert Sayer, 1786. cold. borders. wear at folds with loss. In slipcase. (35x36cm) £60-80

495. MASTIN, Rev. John. (Vicar of Naseby) The History and Antiquities of Naseby in the County of Northampton. Cambridge, 1792. 8vo. 1⁄2 tp with ink annot. folding map of Battle of Naseby. wear at folds. bkpt. Tr. cf. joint weak. £60-80

496. SEELEY, B. (pub). Stowe: A Description of The Magnificent House and Garden of The Right Honourable George Greville Nugent Temple. A New Edition. Buckingham, 1783. s.im 8vo. Frontis. folding plan of House and Garden. plts a.c.f. some folding. 1⁄2 marbled bds. worn. £100-200

497. GOLDSMITH, Oliver, A History of The Earth and Animated Nature, Blackie and Son, 1857. 4to. in 2 vols. numerous illus. & cold. plts. cf. bds. joints weak. w.a.f £30-50

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498.THROSBY, John pub. Thornton’s History of Nottinghamshire, embellised with Picturesque and selected views of Seats of Nobility and Gentry. Throsby, 1790. in 3 vols. 1⁄2 ds. Tog.with a quantity of leather bound topography relating to Nottinghamshire. 16 £50-70 499. RUTTER, J.O.N. Human Electricity The Means of its Development Illustrated by Experiments, Parker, 1854. 8vo.marbled edges. glt. embossed cl. worn. £80-120

Lot 499

500. JOHNSON, Samuel, The Works of Samuel Johnson. L.L.D. A New Edition in Twelve Volumes. with An Essay on His Life & Genius by Arthur Murphy. London, 1806. 8vo. Frontis. port. with off-setting. Hinges weak, glt. bds. worn. edges. scuffed. 12 £80-120

501. CUNN, Samuel, ed. Euclid's Elements of Geometry. Additions by John Keil. Woodward, 6 books, 1-188p Book XI & XII. 274p. Trigonometry and Logarithms 356pp. Appendix 397p. 1749. 6th edition. 8vo. 18 plates. 16 folding. tear to p7. leather bds. £50-80

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Modern 1st Editions and General Literature 502. LAWRENCE,D.H. Love Among the Haystacks and Other Pieces with Reminiscence by David Garnett. The Nonesuch press, 1930. Tall 8vo. 1⁄4 cl. & d/w. tog.with 3 others by same, Plus BENSON, Stella, Hope Against Hope & Other Stories, Macmillan, 1931. Ltd. edn. of 670. signed by author. untrimmed edges. 1⁄2 marbled bds. Plus MORRIS, William, Selected Writing. The Nonesuch Press, Centenary edition. 1946. 8vo. cl. bds. plus 6 others. 12 £80-120

503. FITZPATRICK, Sir Percy, Jock of The Bushveld. Ill. E. Caldwell. Longman, 1909. 6th imp. 4to. insc. by Neville Chamberlain to Neville Chamberlain. glt. cl. Tog.with WALPOLE, Hugh, Wintersmoon. Passages in the Lives of Two Sisters Janet & Rosalind Grandison. Macmillan, 1928. Ltd. edn. signed by author. 1⁄2 cl. in d/w inner joint weak. Plus HUXLEY, Aldous, Brief Candles, The Fountain Press, 1930. lge. 8vo. cl. bd. signed by author. plus others. 10 £80-120

504. A COLLECTION of Modern 1st editions signed by authors. Martin Amis, Robert Harris, Paul Theroux, Sebastian Faulkes, A.S. Byatt, Ian Banks etc. 11 £80-120

505. SCHREINER, Olive, Dreams, Fisher Unwin, 1892. 8vo. frontis. with tissue guard foxed. advts. to rear. pict. cl. Tog.with GALLICO, Paul, The Hurricane, Michael Joseph, 1959, 1st edn. w/o. d/w. ex. lib. Plus FORSYTH, Frederick, The Shepherd, Hutchinson, 1975, 1st edn. in d/w. ill. Chris Foss. owners ins. to ffep. plus others. 8 £30-50

506. WILDE, Oscar, De Profundis, Methuen, March 1905. 3rd edn. 8vo. advts. at end with loss to conrer of final page. £30-50

507.TWAIN, Mark, A Tramp Abroad. Chatto & Windus, 1880. 1st edn. Illus. appendix & advts to rear. Orig. pict. cl worn. Tog.with The Stolen White Elephant, Chatto & Windus, 1882. 1st edn. 8vo. advts to rear. joints weak. some pages. loose. orig. pict cl. 2 £60-80

508. ELIOT,T.S. The Confidential Clerk A Play. Faber, 1954. 1st edn. in d/w. small damp mark & faded area. Tog.with WAUGH, Evelyn, The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold, Chapman & Hall, 1957. 1st edn. in d/w. Plus WARREN, Robert Penn. The Cave Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1959, 1st edn. in price clipped d/w. Plus MACDONALD FRASER, George Flashman on The March, Harper Collins, 2995. 1st edn. in d/w signed by author. 4 £50-70

509. STEVENSON, Robert Louis,The Master of Ballantrae, Cassell, 1889, 1st edn. wear to inner joint. advrts. to rear. pict. ds. bumped. £50-80

510. WHEATLEY, Dennis, Murder off Miami. A Murder Mystery planned by J.G. Links. Hutchinson, 1936, 4to. paper covers. Tog.with A Second Murder Mystery planned by J.G. Link. who Killed Robert Prentice, 1937. Plus DURANTY, Walter, I Write as I Please. Hamilton, 1936. 4th imp. cl bd. Insc. by Dennis Wheatley. 3 £30-50

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513. SPIERS, R.A.H. Round About ‘The Mitre’ At Oxford, Oxford, 1929. 2nd. edn. 8vo. glt. cl. Tog.with other Oxford interest. Plus Hunt, John, The Ascent of Everest. Hodder & Stoughton, 1953, 1st edn. in d/w. 8 £40-60

511. MASEFIELD, John, The Old Front Line, Heinemann, 1917, 1st edn. 8vo. folding map and plates as listed. advts to rear. in d/w. £20-40

512. STEINBECK, John, & RICKETTS, Edwards, F. Sea of Cortez. A Leisurely Journal of Travel and Research. NY. 1941. map to endpp. cl. bd. £40-60

515. KEYNES, John, Maynard, The General Theory of Employment Interest and Money. Macmillan, 1936. 8vo cl. bd. tog.with A Revision of The Treaty Being a Sequel to The Economic Consequences of The Peace. Macmillan, 1922. plus Essays in Persuasion, Macmillan, 1931. 8vo. cl. bds. Plus The End of Laissez-Faire. Hogarth Press, 1926. sm. 8vo. in d/w. 4 £800-1200

516. BROWNE, Rev. G.F. Ice-Caves of France and Switzerland. A Narrative of Subterranean Exploration. Longman, 1865. 1st edn. illus. Later 1⁄2 marbled bds. glt. spine. t.e.g. Tog.with FORBES, James, D. Norway and Its Glaciers visited in 1851. A&C Black, 1853. 4to. cold. frontis. and b&w plts. as listed. with tissue guard. glt. vellum bds. 2 £100-150

514. SHAW, Bernard, The Adventures of The Black Girl in Her Search for God. Constable, 1932, 4th imp. wdcts. dec. Tog.with Prefaces, by same, constable, 1934, 4to. in d/w. Plus MATHEWS, W.R. The Adventures of Gabriel in His Search for Mr Shaw, Hamilton, 1953, 5th imp. pres. copy sigd, by author, Ill. Ruth Wood. Plus others by or about Shaw etc. 20 £50-80

518. HARDY,Thomas, Tess of The D’urbervilles, Osgood & McIlvaine, 1892, in 1 volume. joints worn . glt. cl. worn. tog.with others by same, plus misc.lit inc. Elizabeth Von Arnim, Kipling, Yeats, Wodenhouse. 24 £50-80

517. STEP, Edward, Wayside and Woodland Blossoms, Warne, 1941. New ed. 8vo. corner cut from ffep. glt. bds. £20-40

521. ABERCROMBIE, John, The Philosophy of The Moral Feelings, Murray, 1849, 8th edn. 8vo. full cf. Tog.with MILFORD, H.S. The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper, Frowde, 1905, 8vl 1⁄2 vellum bds. glt. spine, Plus PUGH, John Geoffrey, Poems, Privately printed ltd. edn. 41/250 pres. copy sgd, by author. cl. bds. Plus misc. 8 £40-60

519. JAMIESON, Andrew, Elemental Manual on Steam and The Steam Engine, Griffin, 1890. 2nd edn. 8vo. glt. cl. tog.with CLARK, Dr. F.E. The Great Siberian Railway What I saw on my Journey. Partridge, 1904. Photographs and map. glt. cl. damp damage to endpp. Plus A Folding Plan of Hamburg und Umgebung, Wandsbek Altona. 3 £30-50

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522. SCHREVELIUS Greek Lexicon. Trans into English ......for the use of Schools, London, 1826. 4to. Tog.with Joannes Troupius, Dionysii Longini Quae Supersunt Graece et Latin. Oxonii, 1778. fo. full cf. upr. bd. det. 2 £30-50 523. A Collection of mainly 19th century miscellaneous bindings. £40-60 524. SAVORY,J. Harry, (arr. ) Sporting Days. A Book for Visitors and House Parties. Dent. 1907. fo. pict. cl. Tog.with SELF, Wilfrid, Sport in Silhouette, Country Life Ltd. 1933. Ill. Gilbert Holiday. 4to. 1⁄2 cl. plus one other. 3 £30-50 525. KIPLING, Rudyard, A set of The Work of Rudyard Kipling, The Bombay Edition, Macmillan, 1913-1919, vols. 1 - 26 Ltd. edn. 1050, vol.1 signed by author. 4to 1⁄4 cl. bds. spines browned. £200-400

526. ELKIN MATHEWS, & JOHN LANE, pub. The Yellow Book. An Illustrated Quarterly, 1894. in 12 volumes. Pict. bds. spines darkened & bumped. 12 £80-120 527. GJEMMOM HUNDRE, AR. Norske Malerier, Vad Hakon Stenstadvold. with an English Summary. Dreyer. Pres. copy signed by Norway Mayors for Cambridge in gratitude visit after WWII. Fo. in d/w. Tog.with other Norway interest. 4 £85-100

530. JOURDAIN, Lieut-Col. H.F.N., C.M.G. & FRASER, Edward, The Connaught Rangers. 1st Battalion, formerly 88th Foot. and 94th Foot, London, 1924 & 1926, 2 vols. 4to. glt. cl. bkplt. from Mollo Collection. Spines faded. 2 £60-80

528. LLOYD’S Natural History. ed. R. Bowdler, Sharpe, London, 1896. 12 vols. 8vo. 1⁄2 bds. faded spines, some foxing. 12 £30-50 529. PEVSNER, Nikolaus, ed. A Collection of 19 The Buildings of England Series. Penguin Books, 8vo. in d/w. some ex. lib. 19 £60-90 531. WAR OFFICE, 31st March, 1807 A List of The Officers of The Militia, The Gentlemen and Yeomanry Cavalry and Volunteer Infantry of the United Kingdom. The 12 edn. 4to. 1⁄2 marbled bds. Bkpt. Sir George Nugent. £100-200

532. [STERLING, Sir A] Letters from the Army in The Crimea written during the Years 1854,1855 & 1856, by A Staff-Officer who was There. For Private circulation. 1857. Plans as listed. tp. & 1st few pp. det. embossed cl. worn. Bkpt.’Bequest of the Aurhtor Sir A. Sterling’ in pencil. Tog.with WOOD, General Sir Evelyn, The Crimea in 1854, and 1894. Chapman & Hall, 1895. 8vo. Frontis. port. plans and illustrations from sketches by Col. The Hon. W.J. Colville. C.B. bl. bds. bumped, plus JOCELYN, Col. Julian. R.J. The History of The Royal Artillery (Crimean Period) Murray, 1911. 4to. 7 maps to rear , 1 det. cl. bds. faded. plus other similar interest. 8 £100-200

533. DURAND, Sir H. Mortimer. The Thirteenth Hussars in The Great War, Blackwood, 1921. 4to. frontis. port. lacking 1 cold. plt. glt. stmp. to bd. bumped. Tog.with KEITH-FALCONER, Adrian, The Oxfordshire Hussars in The Great War (19141918) Murray, 1927. lge. 8vo. maps as listed. cl. bds. worn ex. lib. Plus ADDERLEY,The Hon. H.A. History of The Warwickshire Yeomanry Cavalry. Cooke, Warwick, 1896. 8vo. cold frontis. with tissue guard. plts. as. listed. cl. bds. 3 £50-80

534. WALLIS,Thomas, The Farrier’s and Horseman’s complete Dictionary. London, 1775. 3rd edn. 8vo. new endpp. rebacked. Tog.with WHITE, James. A Treatise on Veterinary Medicine. London, 1809 9th edn. vol. 1 only. Lacking 2 plts.. w.a.f. 1⁄2 bds. plus other Veterinary interest. 16 £50-80 535. ASTLEY,T. pub. A New Roman History by Question and Answer. Designed principally for Schools. London, 1737. 8vo. Tog. with misc. History . Leather bound 16 £150-250

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536. BRACKENBURY, George, The Campaign in The Crimea. An Historical Sketch. Illus. William Simpson. Colnaghi, London, 1855. slim 4to. 39 of 40 plts. with tissue guard. some foxing. New endpp. Rebacked. Orig. glt. cl. worn. £50-80

Children’s and Illustrated Books

537. RACKHAM, Arthur, (Ill) Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens by J. M. Barrie. Hodder and Stoughton. nd. 8vo. 24 cold plts. with tissue guard. Map of Kensington Gardens to ednpp. edges foxed ownes insc. Suede pict. glt bds. Tog.with 2 other Children’s books. 3 £30-50 538. MILNE, A.A. Now We Are Six. dec. Ernest Shepard. Methuen, 1927 1st edn. 1⁄2 tp. glt. cl. tog.with The House at Pooh Corner, Methuen, 1928. Ill. Shepard. 1⁄2 tp. endpp. browned. with small loss to ffep. glt. cl. 2 £100-200

539. CARROLL, Lewis, Through The Looking-Glass and What Alice Saw There. Ill John Tenniel. Macmillan, 1898. sixty-second thousand. a.e.g. glt. red. cl. with 2 ink marks to upr. bd. £40-60 540. A Collection of Miscellaneous Illustrated Books. 11 £30-50

541. FITZGERALD, Edward, (trans.) Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Harrap. The Arden Press. nd. ink insc. 1926. suede bds. Tog.with 1 other. 2 £30-50

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542. KIPLING, Rudyard, Just So Stories, Macmillan, 1902, 1st edn. 8vo. pict. cl. worn. £80-120

543. POTTER, Beatrix, The Tale of Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, F. Warne, 1905. early imp. brown bds. inner joint worn. £100-120


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544. CARROLL, Lewis, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Nelson, 1908. Cold. illus. as listed. pict. cl. tog.with MILNE, A.A. When We Were Very Young, Methuen, 1925. 10th edn. cl. bds. hinges weak. Tog.with BROCK, H.M. (Ill.) Jack The Giant Killer, Warne, nd. Fo. The Fairy Library. plates tipped in, one creased. bds. worn. plus other Children’s books 7 £30-50 545. MILES, W.J. Modern Practical Farriery: A Complete Guide to All that Relates to The Horse. eng. Benjamin Herring, Essays by J.I. Lupton. Mackenzie nd. Fo. plts. as listed. 1⁄2 bds. worn. £30-50

549. CARROLL, Lewis, Rhyme and Reason, Macmillan, 1883, 1st edn. Il. A.B.Foot & H. Holiday. cl bd. Tog.with other Children’s books Blyton, Johns etc. 38 £80-120

546. A Cartoon Flip Book, divided into 5 sections depicting Pluto lacking covers. £30-50

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547. EDGEWORTH, Maria, Tales from Maria Edgeworth with Introduction by Austin Dobson and Illustrations by Hugh Thomson. Wells Gardner Darton & co. 1903. cold. frontis. & b&w illus. Glt pict cl. spine bumped. Tog.with KINGSLEY, Charles, The WaterBabies. Ward, Lock & co. nd. Ill. Harry G. Theaker. some foxing to edges. Plus other illus. Children’s books, inc Caldecott. 13 £40-60

548. A Collection of Annuals and Illustrated Children’s books, to include Rackham, Mabel Lucie Attwell and Chloe Preston. 21 £80-120

550. HERRERO, Maria P. Calendario Para El Arvo, 1965. Fo. Ltd. edn. 31. insc. by author in pencil. Tog.with WISE, Kelly ed. Lotte Jacobi, Addison House. Fo. in d/w. plus Eve Arnold in Britain, NPG. 1991. fo. in d/w. insc. by Eve Arnold. 3 £80-120

552.VERLAINE, Paul, Chansons pour Elle et Odes en son Honneur. Pointes Seches de P.E. Becat. Les Heures Claires, Paris, 1954. 4to. ltd. edn. 65. untrimmed pp. in folder and slipcase. £150-250

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554. MISTRAL, Gabriela, Desolacion Diez Poemas, Ismael Espinosa (ed) Ill. Carmen Aldunate. fo. Tog.with other Art interest. 4 555. CHAPPELL & CO. pub. The Blue Moon. A Musical Play in Two Acts. Lyrics by Percy Greenbank & Paul A Ruben. Music by Howard Talbot & Paul A Ruben. signed on cover by Howard Talbot. rebacked with tape. £20-40

553. COURBOULEIX, LEON, Scenes des Maisons D’Illusions. Quinze Eaux-Fortes Originales en Couleurs. Texte inedit de Raymond Hesse. Aux Editions D’Art de L’Intermediare du Bibliophile Paris, 1929. fo. t.e.g. 16 Aquatints with tissue guard. ltd. edn. 29. glt. cl. & leather bds. worn. £300-500

556. KY, Wang King, La Voix De La Chine, Bruxelles, 1927. Ltd edn. of 50 8vo. paper covers. Tog.with 1 vol. of Life of Kag-He Emperor of China, bound from “China Illustrated” w.a.f. Plus BALET. Que vent Le Japon que veut La Chine. Preface by Leygues. paris. 1931. 8vo. paper covers. 3 £30-50 557. McKECHNIE, Sue, British Silhouette Artists and Their Work 17601860, Sotheby, Parke Bernet, 1978. Fo. in d/w. £30-50

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Antiquarian & Modern Books Stamps/Prints/Albums/Photographs/Maps

558. HOGARTH, William, The Work of William Hogarth, from the Original plates restored by James Heath, Esq. R.A. with The Additon of many subjects not before collected: To Which is added A Biographical Essay on The Genius and Production of Hogarth & Explanations of the subjects of the plates. by John Nichols. Baldwin, Cradock, 1882. lge. Fo. Frontis. port. and 117 plates. 1⁄2 marbled bds. worn and det. £600-800

559. ROBERTS, David, The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt & Nubia. 1 vol. only with 2 tpp: vol. 3. with Historical Descriptions by The Rev. George Croly. litho. Louis Haghe., F.G. Moon, Day & Son. 1849. 2nd tp. Egypt & Nubia from drawings made on the spot by David Roberts. with Historical Description by Willam Brockendon, F.R.S. Litho. Louis Hague. Moon, 1846. 38 full page tinted plates, 39 1⁄2 pages tinted plates. general foxing affecting some plates. 1⁄2 bds. scuffed and worn. £1000-1500

560. A VICTORIAN ALBUM of bicycling notes, relating to The Atalanta Bicycle Club 1879, containing handwritten notes and diary of rides and excursions, members, newspaper cuttings and other ephemera £150-200 561. 5 ALBUMS, comprising 2 photograph albums, British interest, An Album of Scraps and sketches, a Ms. book. 5 £50-80 562. 2 FOLDERS, of Misc. drawings and prints, with loose sketches etc. £40-60 563. 2 Scrap books. £50-80 564. AN 18TH CENTURY FRENCH CARTE TOPOGRAPHIQUE depicting a design for a Great Avenue dated 1788; together with a folio of various prints and a watercolour of a country girl with wheatsheaf £30-50 565. GENERAL ACCUMULATION OF ALL WORLD STAMPS in various albums (some empty) £80-120

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566. ENGLISH SCHOOL (LATE 18TH CENTURY) Bust length portrait of a gentleman wearing a grey powdered wig, cream stock and dark blue overcoat, oils on canvas, 58 x 49cm £200-300


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567. JAMES GILLRAY ‘Mr Franco’ and ‘Pen-etration’, two etchings, hand-coloured, each in maple frame, 24 x 17.5cm and 26 x 18cm respectively; and one further - ‘Evidence to Character... being a Portrait of a Traitor by His Friends and by himself, 18 x 25cm, also framed (3) £100-150

568.THOMAS ROWLANDSON ‘A Sleepy Congregation’, etching, handcoloured, 32 x 22cm £40-60

569. A STEVENGRAPH WOVEN GEORGE V above Royal Crest, Windsor Castle and Houses of Parliament, 14 x 8cm; and three engravings to include: Portrait of a Lady after Romney; Royal Institution Albemarle St.; and Chalk Farm, Primrose Hill (4) £20-40

571. ENGLISH SCHOOL (EARLY 19TH CENTURY) Portrait of a gentleman wearing black overcoat seated in an interior by a window with distant view of a bridge, watercolour, 16 x 12.5cm, maple frame; and an oil painting with couple seated in a landscape, 14.5 x 12cm, rosewood frame (2) £60-80

572. KARL HARTMANN (19TH CENTURY) Portrait of Rachel Wadham seated in a chair, signed and dated 1856, watercolour, 22 x 18cm oval; and one further watercolour (2) £80-120

570. 19TH CENTURY ENGLISH SCHOOL Caricature of a buxom lass addressing a tiny man in a scullery with dog at her feet and speech bubbles, watercolour, 28 x 31cm; and fourteen various caricature prints and engravings (15) £50-100

573. JAPANESE SCHOOL An actor in a landscape with distant mountains, woodblock in colours, 31 x 23cm £30-50

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575. AFTER CECIL CUTLER Portrait of King Edward VII, chroma-lithograph, 24 x 17cm; and Sydney E. Wilson after Gainsborough - ‘Master Heathcote’, mezzotint, 45 x 35cm (2) £20-30 576. FOUR PACKETS OF VICTORIAN/EDWARDIAN AND GEORGE V G.B. STAMPS together with ‘British Postage Stamps’ by S.C. Johnson £20-40 577. A GROUP OF TWELVE PHOTOGRAPHS by Henry Taunt including The Bell Founders Tomb Appleton, Bampton Manor, Sutton Courtenay etc, each image 15 x 20cm in original Taunt mounts £100-200

574.THOMAS ROWLANDSON ‘The Sanctified Sinner’, etching, hand-coloured, 19.5 x 15cm; and three further to include: ‘New Feats of Horsemanship’; ‘The Curious Wanton’ and ‘The Hairy Prospect or the Devil in a Fright’ (4) £100-200

578. A 19th Century SCRAP BOOK, including Mss by Iguas Moscheles, composer, c1829. insc. Extract from A Fantasia written for Miss Gow by I. Moscheles, London, 1829. glt. tooled bds. £200-300 579. A SMALL COLLECTION OF EARLY PHOTOGRAPHS AND ALBUMEN PRINTS, varying size and subject £30-60 580. A STEREOSCOPIC VIEWER together with a collection of slides, a group of monochrome photographs of mining subjects in three folios and an oil painting of three guardsmen on panel £50-80 581. A PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM containing a large collection of theatrical photographs together with a further album entitled ‘Round London’ (2) £40-80

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582. AN ILLUSTRATED PRESENTATION BOOK to The Right Honorable Robert George Lord Windsor by the Penarth Local Board in gold tool binding £30-60 583. M.B.L. POPHAM Zulu Guitar Player, oils on board, 51 x 41cm Royal Institute Galleries label verso

584. AN ALBUM OF PHOTOGRAPHS of Irish Families circa 1860 compiled by Elizabeth Alexander Shaw (1817-1885) capturing the landed Irish and social decade of that period with Family Crests in red leather binding £200-300

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585.THE DIARY AND PASSPORT of ‘Fred Arthur Hurley b.15’ of B. Flight No. 142 Squadron Advanced Air Striking Force. Hurley was ground crew of the First RAF Unit to bomb Germany Advance in France 1940, he survived and escaped from Dunkirk. The diary chronicled some of these events £200-300

586. AN ALBUM OF X-RAY PHOTOGRAPHS compiled by J.F. Alexander, Trinity College. The X-ray’s date circa 1902-1905 £150-250

587. A COLLECTION OF EARLY PHOTOGRAPHS TO INCLUDE: a Fox Talbot Gun Deck 1846, a group of Italian Medici sculptures, a group of photographs by Francis Frith and others £150-250

588. AN ALBUM of Watercolours by same hand of British scenes, Lake District, Yorkshire, Ryde, Isle of Wight etc. Tog.with a hand-cold. lithograph of Christchurch, Oxford, 1915. plus an etching by Birket Foster. £70-90

589. ANTOINE FAUCHERY (FRENCH/AUSTRALIAN, 1823-1861) A photographic portrait of John Millar, father of Charles Gibson Millar, Australian entrepreneur, signed and inscribed Melbourne Mars (March 1858), inscribed verso, 23 x 18cm, 5cm tear £200-400

590. AN OLD PHOTOGRAPH of Warser Gate, Nottingham 1890, North Side looking West, 29 x 24cm, framed £20-40

591. A LARGE COLLECTION OF MAINLY 19TH CENTURY UNFRAMED MAPS TO INCLUDE: Britain, canals, waterways, Europe, India/Mogul, and some world (approximately 40) £100-150

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592. CARLO LABRUZZI (1795-1818) ‘Figure Originale’, thirteen aquatint etchings, 25 x 32cm overall, with original marbled paper end covers £200-300 592A. A 17TH CENTURY GERMAN ENGRAVING titled ‘Nach Dem Das Die Dance Aufgeben Waren/Fingman an Zudanken’, 21.5 x 19cm; and one further German Biblical woodcut, both engraved (2) £80-120

593. A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY MIRRORSCOPE of folding form with patent, 35 x 20cm £30-50 594. AN ALBUM of Newpaper cuttings, photographs and stamps. £30-50

595. EARLY TO MODERN GREAT BRITAIN STAMPS in seven albums mainly used. Collection of Ethiopia stamps from 1894 in two stock books, mainly used £80-100 596. A COLLECTION OF GLASS PHOTOGRAPHIC NEGATIVES TO INCLUDE fifteen by Henry Taunt of Oxford scenes, five WWI including Edith Cavell and seventy two further images £100-200 597. A 19TH Century Album Ms. with sketches and dec. ornament. £100-200

601. A PHOTOGRAPH Album depicting Chile, Valpariso, Santiago, Darjeeling (Birmingham Smith) £50-70

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598. EXTENSIVE ALL WORLD STAMP COLLECTION, mainly used and mounted mint with strength in middle to modern issues including Hong Kong, South Atlantic Islands, 1948 Royal Wedding, Scandinavia. Quantity of other Royal Events, duplicates and loose £800-1200

599. 2 PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS with Portrait cards. £30-50 600. 5 PHOTOGRAPH Albums. comprising India, Sri Lanka, Japan interest. £80-120

602. INDIAN SCHOOL A procession of animals and figures with courting couple in a palenquin, watercolour and gouache, 14 x 22cm; and one further similar, 21 x 14cm (2) £40-60


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603.The British Gazette. pub. His Majesty’s Stationery Office. London. May 5 1926 - May 26, 1926. Issue Nos. 1-8 (dup. 8) reporting The General Strike. Tog.with a copy of The Daily Mail. May 13 1926. £40-60

604. A Collection of 42 Kelly’s Directory County maps. Loose folding paper maps, some with tape repairs. Oxfordshire County Library stmp. £20-40

606.TWO PHOTOGRAPHS from Captain Robert Scott’s exhibition to the Antarctica in 1911 by Herbert Ponting, reprints, 38 x 48cm and 30 x 38cm £30-50

605. ACCUMULATION OF G.B. AND COMMONWEALTH in ten albums or stock books, plus small bundle of First Day Covers £50-100

607. 19TH CENTURY ENGLISH SCHOOL Miniature portrait of a young lady, perhaps Mary Shelley (second wife of Percy Bysshe Shelley), bust length, facing to sinister, reverse painted on glass, 9 x 7cm oval Prov: A gift from a ‘Miss Shelley’ of Oxford, (herself a relative of Percy Bysshe Shelley) to our current vendor’s mother £60-80

608. A Chinese Album depicting 12 figures working in the silk weaving trade. 12 coloured illus, Gouache on rice paper with blue borders. Some wear to cl. covered bds, and edges of some plts. (14x18cm) £200-300

609. A COLLECTION OF VARIOUS OLD CONTINENTAL PRINTED NEWSPAPER COVERS TO INCLUDE: ‘Le Petit Journal - La Traversee du Pas-de-Calais en Aeroplane’; ‘Le Petit Journal - Le Zeppelin Abbattu; and various others to include lithographs after Honoré Daumier; music covers; ‘Le Rire’ etc; and a World War II Polish cut black tissue picture dated 30/III/1947 (approximately 20 items) £40-60 610. A Collection of Vellum Documents and Indentures, some 17th and 18th Century. £40-60

611. MANNER OF SIR PETER LELY A lady seated in an interior, a macaw perched on one hand and with a small dog in her lap, oval miniature on ivory, 9 x 7.5cm (unframed) £60-80

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612. RICHARD FELTON OUTCAULT (1863-1928) Caricature study with annotation ‘And Yours Too Buster’, signed, pen and inks, 11.5 x 13.5cm; and one further similar by Henry Meyer (1868-1954) annotated - ‘Maurice - Be - A - Good Boy - I was’ (2) £100-200

614. A MAP of Hampshire with part of the Isle of Wight by John Norden with lists of market towns and hundreds, .... x 32cm, framed £60-80

613. A HAND-COLOURED MAP of Buckingham by John Speed with town plan and armorials, 39 x 52cm £70-120

615. A COLOURED MAP entitled ‘A View of London about the Year 1560’ with key and armorials dated 1738, .... x 49cm and a map of the County of Oxford printed for C.S. Smith 1801 (2) £60-80 616. A Framed sheet early script Ms. on hand made paper. £50-80

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Mallams 1788

Wednesday 26th October 2016

Chinese Art Thursday 27th October 2016

Japanese, Indian & Islamic Art

SOLD FOR £750,000 SOURCED FROM AN OXFORDSHIRE VENDOR An Imperial Yongzheng pale celadon vase (1723-1735) sold in Mallams’ specialist sale in April 2016.

Final entries by Wednesday October 5th

For more information or to arrange a free valuation please contact Robin Fisher on 01242 235712 or robin.fisher@mallams.co.uk

Mallams Auctioneers, Grosvenor Galleries 26 Grosvenor Street, Cheltenham GL52 2SG www.mallams.co.uk


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CONDITIONS OF SALE Mallams 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: (a) “auctioneer” means the firm of Mallams or its authorised auctioneer, as appropriate; (b) “deliberate forgery” means an imitation made with the intention of deceiving as to authorship, origin, date, age, period, culture or source but which is unequivocally described in the catalogue as being the work of a particular creator and which at the date of the sale had a value materially less than it would have had if it had been in accordance with the description; (c) “hammer price” means the level of bidding reached (at or above any reserve) when the auctioneer brings down the hammer; (d) “terms of consignment” means the stipulated terms and rates of commission on which Mallams accepts instructions from sellers or their agents; (e) “total amount due” means the hammer price in respect of the lot sold together with any premium, Value Added Tax chargeable and any additional charges payable by a defaulting buyer under these Conditions; (f) “sale proceeds” means the net amount due to the seller, being the hammer price of the lot sold less commission at the stated rate, Value Added Tax chargeable and any other amounts due to us by the seller in whatever capacity and however arising; (g) “You”, “Your”, etc. refer to the buyer as identified in Condition 2. (h) The singular includes the plural and vice versa as appropriate. 2. BIDDING PROCEDURES AND THE BUYER (a) Bidders are required to register their particulars before bidding and to satisfy any security 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 at the hammer price and any dispute about a bid shall be settled at the auctioneer’s absolute discretion by reoffering the Lot during the course of the auction or otherwise. The auctioneer shall act reasonably in exercising this discretion. (c) Bidders shall be deemed to act as principals. (2) Our right to bid on behalf of the seller is expressly reserved up to the amount of any reserve and the right to refuse any bid is also reserved. (3)The Auctioneers reserve the right to charge a deposit for certain lots. These will be indicated before the sale. 3. INCREMENTS Bidding increments shall be at the auctioneer’s sole discretion. 4. THE PURCHASE PRICE The buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 20%. This premium is subject to VAT at the rate imposed by law. 5. VALUE ADDED TAX Value Added Tax on the hammer price is imposed by law on all items affixed with an asterisk or double asterisk. 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. (Please refer to “Information for Buyers” for a brief explanation of the VAT position). 6. PAYMENT (1) Immediately a Lot is sold you will: (a) give to us, if requested, proof of identity, and (b) pay to us the total amount due in cash or in such other way as is agreed by us. (2) Any payments by you to us may be applied by us towards any sums owing from you to us on any account whatever without regard to any directions of you or your agent, whether express or implied. 7. 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 3 working days following the day of the auction or upon the clearance of any cheque used for payment after which you shall be responsible for any removal, storage and insurance charges. (3) No purchase can be claimed or removed until it has been paid for. 8. 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 seller and on our own 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 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). Any surplus so arising shall belong to the seller; (d) to remove, store and insure the Lot at your expense and, in the case of storage, either at our premises or elsewhere; (e) to charge interest at a rate not exceeding 1.5% per month on the total amount due to the extent it remains unpaid for more than 3 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 in future becoming due to you towards the settlement of the total amount due and to exercise a lien (that is a right to retain possession of) any of your property in our possession for any purpose until the debt due is satisfied. (2) We shall, as agent for the seller and on our own behalf pursue these rights and remedies only so far as is reasonable to make appropriate recovery in respect of breach of these conditions 9. 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 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.

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10. COMMISSION AND TELEPHONE BIDS Whilst 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 will if so instructed clearly and in writing execute bids on their behalf or by telephone. Neither the auctioneer nor our employees or agents shall be responsible for any failure to do so save where such failure is unreasonable. 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. 11. WARRANTY OF TITLE AND AVAILABILITY The seller warrants to the auctioneer and you that the seller is the true owner of the property consigned or is properly authorised by the true owner to consign it for sale and is able to transfer good and marketable title to the property free from any third party claims. 12. AGENCY The auctioneer normally acts as agent only and disclaims any responsibility for default by sellers or buyers. 13. TERMS OF SALE The seller acknowledges that Lots are sold subject to the stipulations of these Conditions in their entirety and on the Terms of Consignment as notified to the consignor at the time of the entry of the Lot. 14. 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 accept liability for opinions given negligently or fraudulently. Subject to the foregoing neither we the auctioneer nor our employees or agents nor the seller accept liability for the correctness of such opinions and all conditions and warranties, whether relating to description, condition or quality of lots, express, implied or statutory, are hereby excluded. This Condition is subject to the next following Condition concerning deliberate forgeries and applies save as provided for in paragraph 6 “information to buyers”. (2) Private treaty sales made under these Conditions are deemed to be sales by auction for purposes of consumer legislation. 15. FORGERIES Notwithstanding the preceding Condition, any Lot which proves to be a deliberate forgery (as defined) may be returned to us by you within 21 days of the auction provided it is in the same condition as when bought, and is accompanied by particulars identifying it from the relevant catalogue description and a written statement of defects. If we are satisfied from the evidence presented that the Lot is a deliberate forgery we shall refund the money paid by you for the Lot including any buyer’s premium provided that (1) if the catalogue description reflected the accepted view of scholars and experts as at the date of sale or (2) you personally are not able to transfer a good and marketable title to us, you shall have no rights under this condition. The right of return provided by this Condition is additional to any right or remedy provided by law or by these Conditions of Sale. GENERAL 16. We shall have the right at our discretion, to refuse admission to our premises or attendance at our auctions by any person. 17 (1) any right to compensation for losses liabilities and expenses incurred in respect of and as a result of any breach of these Conditions and any exclusions provided by them shall be available to the seller and/or the auctioneer as appropriate. (2). Such rights and exclusions shall extend to and be deemed to be for the benefit of employees and agents of the seller and/or the auctioneer who may themselves enforce them. 18. Any notice to any buyer, seller, bidder or viewer may be given by first class mail or Swiftmail in which case it shall be deemed to have been received by the addressee 48 hours after posting. 19. Special terms may be used in catalogue descriptions of particular classes of items in which case the descriptions must be interpreted in accordance with any glossary appearing at the commencement of the catalogue. 20. Any indulgence extended to bidders buyers or sellers by us notwithstanding the strict terms of these Conditions or of the Terms of Consignment shall affect the position at the relevant time only and in respect of that particular concession only; in all other respects these Conditions shall be construed as having full force and effect. 21. English law applies to the interpretation of these Conditions. ENDANGERED SPECIES LAWS Due to international laws, any item on the Endangered species list (i.e. Ivory, Rhino horn etc.), whether it dates from the 18th/19th Century or the 1930s, requires re-export permits for bidders outside the EU (CITES). Some countries also require import permits as well and all permits must be in place prior to shipment. Mallams cannot be held liable if a purchaser buys a lot that comes within this field and then import/export licences cannot be arranged. Certain countries, particularly the USA, have their own Endangered Species Act (USESA) and possession or being involved in a commercial transaction with any item on this list can be an offence for a US resident. Therefore, it is the potential buyers responsibility to check Federal regulations before bidding for a lot, which comes under these or similar regulations. Please note no license is required to sell or advertise within the EU if items are pre-1947. ONLINE BIDDING Mallams Fine Art Auctioneers offer an online bidding service via the-saleroom.com for bidders who cannot attend the sale. In completing the bidder registration on www.the-saleroom.com and providing your credit card details and unless alternative arrangements are agreed with Mallams Fine Art Auctioneers, you: 1. authorise Mallams Fine Art auctioneers, if they so wish, to charge the credit card given in part or full payment, including all fees, for items successfully purchased in the auction via the-saleroom.com, and 2. confirm that you are authorised to provide these credit card details to Mallams Fine Art Auctioneers through www.the-saleroom.com and agree that Mallams Fine art Auctioneers are entitled to ship the goods to the card holder name and card holder address provided in fulfilment of the sale. Please note that any lots purchased via the-saleroom.com live auction service will be subject to an additional 3% commission charge + VAT at the rate imposed on the hammer price.


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Absentee Bid Form

Mallams

Sale Date: .................................................................................................... Name: .......................................................................................................... Address: ....................................................................................................... ...................................................................................................................... ...................................................................................................................... ...................................................................

Postcode ..................................

Telephone: 1............................................. 2 ............................................... Email: ...........................................................................................................

Notices

Lot

Brief Description

Price Limit

I hereby request Mallams to bid for the lots listed herewith up to the hammer price stated. The auctioneers, on my behalf, will try to purchase lots for the lowest possible price, in accordance with the usual bidding increments and taking into account the reserve and other bids. I understand that if any bid is successful the total price payable by me is the sum of the final bid and the buyer’s premium (plus VAT). I agree that the bids are made in accordance with the Conditions of Sale as printed in the catalogue.

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I understand that absentee bids should be with the auctioneers at least one hour before the commencement of the auction.

Signed:

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Date: ................................

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DIRECTIONS TO ST. MICHAEL’S STREET Contrary to current thinking it is still possible to approach Mallams, St. Michael’s Street office by car Follow these simple instructions, ideally with a map to hand:

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Northern Zone Entry/Exit Point

MARTYRS’ MEMORIAL

Mallams

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From the North or East travel down Beaumont Street or Walton Street into Hythe Bridge Street and at The Royal Oxford Hotel and a complicated set of lights turn left into Park End Street (access only). Bear left into Worcester Street and right at the next set of lights into George Street - 1st right into New Inn Hall Street - 1st left into St. Michael’s Street. From the South turn right from Oxpens Road into Park End Street and from the West via Botley Road dog leg right. One small problem between 10am - 6pm there is no access into Cornmarket and vehicles over 5m in length are not permitted. We recommend that vans reverse into the street and others practice three point turns! Welcome.


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The Oxford Library Sale - 28th September 2016 (Mallams Oxford)  

The Oxford Library Sale - 28th September 2016 (Mallams Oxford)

The Oxford Library Sale - 28th September 2016 (Mallams Oxford)  

The Oxford Library Sale - 28th September 2016 (Mallams Oxford)

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