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Lot Number: 379
HOCKNEY, DAVID; 'Paper Pools', a signed and limited edition no. 605/1000, ed. by N. Stangos with 122 illustrations (87 in colour), pub. Thames & Hudson 1980, in blue cloth boards with stylised design to front cover and housed in original box with label and no. 605, lacking lithograph that was issued with the book. (D)
Category: Books
Estimate: 1000 - 2000

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Book is lacking accompanying lithograph as stated, please note this fact, otherwise book generally clean with only some minor wear to boards and some minor discolouration to boards, some dirt and wear to the outer cardboard box. This lot qualifies for Artist Resale Rights. For further information, please visit http://www.dacs.org.uk

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Lot Number: 380
POWERS, ALAN & RUSSELL, JAMES; 'Eric Ravilious The Story of High Street', pub. The Mainstone Press Norwich 2008, in blue cloth boards.
Category: Books
Estimate: 100 - 150

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Outer cardboard casing worn, book itself clean.

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Lot Number: 381
SCHULER, PHILLIP; 'Australia In Arms A Narrative of the Australasian Imperial Force and Their Achievement at Anzac', with maps and illustrations, pub. T. Fisher Unwin Ltd London 1916, in grey cloth boards with gilt tooled spine.
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Estimate: 30 - 50

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Binding somewhat worn, faded and discoloured, fraying particularly to corners and edges, foxing to page interiors, some fraying and wear to the page edges and corners, named first blank page by owner.

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Lot Number: 382
WAINWRIGHT, ALFRED; 'A Second Lakeland Sketchbook' and 'A Third Lakeland Sketchbook', both signed in green ink, pub. Westmorland Gazette Kendal, in gilt tooled red and blue cloth boards respectively and both with dust jackets (both price cut) (2).
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Estimate: 30 - 50

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Both dust jackets with price cut as stated, worn with some creases, nibbles and discolouration, both books otherwise appear ok, some slight discolouration in places, the Third Sketchbook with some creasing to lower left page corners.

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Lot Number: 383
WARDER, JOSEPH; 'The True Amazons: Or, The Monarchy of Bees: Being a New Discovery and Improvement of those Wonderful Creatures', London 1713 in pressed leather cover with gilt heightened spine.
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Estimate: 100 - 200

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The front cover is partially detached, splits on both sides of the spine commensurate with usage, surface wear to dirt, heavy yellowing of the paper, majority of the pages with staining, some with foxing, some with damages to corners, to include traces of burning. Pages in continuous number order from frontispiece to finish, none missing, the only image is the engraved frontispiece.

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Lot Number: 384
RUSKIN, JOHN; 'Modern Painters A New Edition', five volumes with the first signed beneath preface by the author, pub. Smith, Elder & Co, London 1873, all bound in green cloth boards, also a group of further art related books including 'The Studio' volumes 28 and 29, 'Raphael His Life, Works and Times' ed. W. Armstrong, London 1882 (binding af), 'Living Anatomy' by C.L. Burns and R.J. Colenso, London 1900, etc.
Category: Books
Estimate: 60 - 100

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Binding of the Ruskin examples heavily worn, generally all bindings worn throughout, no guarantee all plates or illustrations are present.

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Lot Number: 385
COMMANDER CHARLES N. ROBINSON R.N. (editor); 'Britannia's Bulwarks' with illustrations by C. Dixon and C. J. Staniland, London 1901 (binding in poor condition but illustrations complete) and a collection of 'The King's England' county profile series by A. Mee including Cheshire, Dorset, The Lake Counties, Devon, Kent etc, and three further volumes by different authors relating to Scotland and Brittany (varied condition).
Category: Books
Estimate: 30 - 50

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Brittania's Bulwarks binding as stated very poor, at least half the pages are almost completely away from the spine, there is wear to the pages and particularly title page heavily foxed and worn, some tears, further heavy wear to page edges with some creasing and tears, staining and discolouration to page edges and some further to pages proper with foxing at faultfecting some of the images, varied condition for remaining items as stated, please judge from illustrations and request additional if necessary.

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Lot Number: 386
'Corpus Juris Civilis [...]' published by Joannem Blaeu, Ludovicum & Danielem Elzevirios, Lugduni Batavorum, Franciscum Hackium, Amsterdam 1664, new corrected edition, in pressed leather cover, with red edges and marbled inside covers.
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Estimate: 100 - 200

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Lot Number 386
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Wear to cover particularly to the spine and upper edge, split to inside cover along the spine, dirt and wear commensurate with age, yellowing to the pages, numerous areas of foxing, rubbing to the red edges, some corners folded, bearing handwritten notes in pencil and signature in ink to first blank pages and to the last blank page.

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Lot Number: 387
A small group of Folio Society books including The Lord of the Rings trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkein, The Fables of Aesop, The Greek Myths volumes 1 and 2 by R. Graves, etc.
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Estimate: 20 - 40

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Lot Number: 387A
A collection of books on Egyptology including H Carter 'The Tomb of Tutankhamun', Z Howass 'The Treasures of the Pyramids', TGH James 'Ramesses II' and 'Tutankhamun', H Burton 'Tutankhamun's Tomb the Thrill of Discovery', J Romer 'Valley of the Kings', etc.
Category: BOOKS
Estimate: 30 - 50

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