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Lot Number: 1392
PLUTARCHI Chaeronensis Moralia, volume 1, a collection of essays and transcribed speeches of Plutarch, printed in Latin by Thomae Guarini, Basileae in 1572, in tooled vellum binding, the spine in five compartments, with Bibliothek stamp to title page, some discolouration to sheet edges.
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Estimate: 200 - 300

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Lot Number: 1393
JACOBI, C (Contributor); Dettagli del Paviento ed Ornamenti in Mosaico della Basilica di San Marco in Venezia, a folio of ornament and decoration in St Marks Basilica, published by Ferd. Ongania in 1881, with many hand coloured prints of geometric and other mosaic and flooring designs, and Jacobi C, five volumes of Dettali di Altari, Monumenti Scultura Ecc della Basilica di San Marco in Venezia, published by Ferd. Ongania between 1881 and 1885, containing early photographs of the altars, monuments and sculptures in St Marks (6).
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Estimate: 60 - 100

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All six volumes are folio folders containing loose sheets, some damage to the edges, the ribbons, etc.

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Lot Number: 1394
THOMAS MOORE; two volumes of 'The Nature Printed British Ferns', Nature printed by Henry Bradbury of London, Octavo edition, 1859, with relief prints taken from fern plants, plates detached.
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Estimate: 60 - 80

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Plates are detached from the binding. Condition of both books is poor and both require re-binding.

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Lot Number: 1395
KIRKMAN, F.B. and OXON, B.A.; The British Bird Book, four large leather bound volumes published by Jack 1911.
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Estimate: 200 - 300

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Lot Number: 1396
AUDSLEY, GEORGE A & MAURICE A AUDSLEY; The Practical Decorator and Ornamentalist for the use of Architects, Practical Painters, Decorators & Designers, a volume of notes and plates, published for subscribers (and therefore not bound) by Blackie & Son of Glasgow in 1892 with contemporary inscription to the original folder (at least five plates missing) and Mitchell, S & George A Mitchell; Classic Architecture Illustrating Examples of the Grecian and Roman Orders, published by Batsford of High Holborn in 1901, loose plates which have been reinforced at the edges, some missing therefore incomplete, in original folder.(2)
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Estimate: 30 - 50

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Lot Number: 1397
The Fairytales of The Brothers Grimm, illustrated by Arthur Rackham, translated by Mrs Edgar Lucas and published by Constable & Co Ltd of London 1909, with many tipped-in colour plates, with tissue covers, plus black and white in-text illustrations and red and white dry leaf illustrations, with board cover, with 1909 inscription to title page.
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Estimate: 100 - 150

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Lot Number: 1398
ALDOUS HUXLEY; a 1949 British first edition of Ape and Essence, a dystopian satire on a similar theme to Brave New World, published by Chatto & Windus London, hard cover with price clipped dust jacket, cloth binding.
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Estimate: 30 - 50

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Lot Number: 1399
HULME, F. EDWARD; Familiar Wild Flowers, published by Cassell & Co, five volumes plus two further volumes on British birds and trees (7).
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Estimate: 20 - 40

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Poor condition throughout. Staining, foxing, tears, etc.

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Lot Number: 1400
HUME & SMOLLETT; sixteen volumes of 'The History of England' in red and gilt bindings (16).
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Estimate: 20 - 40

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Lot Number: 1401
A Victorian tooled leather and brass bound family bible with commentaries of Henry & Scott, with coloured lithograph illustration, published by William Collins of Glasgow and a further similar Brown's self interpreting family bible also with many coloured illustrations published by Peter Black of Manchester, (2).
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Estimate: 20 - 30

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