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Exhibitor: LISA TAO

Albumen prints size of 9 X 5.5 cm

Exhibitor: LISA TAO

A collection of Microphotograph Microdots slides. By J.B. Dancer Etc.

Exhibitor: Kiki Werth

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BUS STOP & COACH STOP SIGNS

Selection of original bus stop and coach stop paper signs c1950s/1960s. 35 x 40 cms

Exhibitor: CORVUS BOOKS -- CHRIS CORBETT
£4,600

Volume 1 to 20 in ten. Vol 1 later (1790),Rest 1788-1805. 786 finely hand-coloured plates. Occasional toning, bound in full straight green morocco.£4600.00

Exhibitor: JIM PENINGTON

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ESPERANTO PUBLICATIONS

£30

A small collection of Esperanto Publications dating from the 50s and 60s.

Exhibitor: LISA TAO

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Fine large Japanese photo album c1890

A magnificent Japanese photo album with 50 hand coloured albumen prints, album size 27 X 35 cm, Image size 20.5 X 26.5 cm

Exhibitor: JAKE FIOR

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GARDENING/COOKERY

£750

A late 18th Century,  40 page manuscript in an attractive hand titled ‘Instructions for gardening soil’. The first few pages give detailed instructions for  preparation and planting, followed by a monthly guide to the annual upkeep of a kitchen garden.

Exhibitor: Luke Oxley

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HIAWATHA By H.W. Longfellow

£950

Margaret Rice Oxley 1888-1968 HIAWATHA. H.W. Longfellow Four page illustrated manuscript with gilt lettering. Framed.

Exhibitor: LYCANTHIA RARE BOOKS

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IN CAT AND DOG LAND by Louis Wain

£575

London, Raphael Tuck, [c.1906]. An attractive edition of this insight into the mind of Louis Wain, who recently enjoyed a cinematic representation courtesy of Benedict Cumberbatch, in The Electrical Life of Louis Wain.  

Exhibitor: Kiki Werth

Loterie Nationale – Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe by Foré 1960s 60 x 39 cm

Exhibitor: JIM PENINGTON

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MANMATHANATHA DATTA (ed.) RIG-VEDA SAMHITA

£480

A literal translation with commentary by 14th Century Vedic scholar Sayana. 2 Vols. Printed in India. Fine with a few faults to be excused on account of the edition’s rarity.

Exhibitor: CORVUS BOOKS -- CHRIS CORBETT

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Maund (Benjamin) The Botanic Garden

£680

The complete revised edition, Six volumes, 250 fine hand-coloured plates, Original publishers cloth binding. George Bell & Sons.1878

Exhibitor: ANDREW SAIDI

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Meir, Golda. My Life ( Signed)

£450

Tel Aviv. Steimatzky's Agency Ltd. 1975. 1st edition.

Exhibitor: Kiki Werth

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Mexico Olympics 1968 by Lance Wyman

Mexico Olympics 1968 by Lance Wyman 30 x 30 cm

Exhibitor: ANTIQUARIAN BOOK COMPANY

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OLD PRINTS OF LONDON

Here are a few of the hundreds of old prints of London on offer from The Antiquarian Book Company; all fresh to the market and with a great many unusual items in the collection. There are also a few watercolours, maps and pieces of ephemera. They date from the mid 1700s onwards and the vast [...]

Exhibitor: JULIE DRUMMOND-HAY

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Pair of Bartolozzi Prints

Pair of Bartolozzi prints in original gilt frames

Exhibitor: MIKE KEMP
£750

Photograph and description of Evan Vaughan, An Auctioneer, late of 6, Moorgate Street, E.C. and South Bank, Lewisham, Kent, also of Brighton, who absconded on the 17th July, 1885, charged on a Warrant with Fraud and Forgery… good looking, well dressed, and of gentlemanly appearance.

Exhibitor: JULIE DRUMMOND-HAY

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Railways under London by Marie Neurath

A used copy of 1948 edition

Exhibitor: JIM PENINGTON

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RUM ISLAND by S. VESTDIJK

£260

John Calder, 1963. V.g. Rare, especially in this condition

Exhibitor: JAKE FIOR

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THE GREAT BEAST 666 By John Symonds

Published by the Pindar Press, London 1997. First edition, one of only 11 copies signed by Symonds and Anthony Naylor. This is Naylor’s own copy ( also the dedication copy) and is further signed by Naylor beneath the printed dedication. A near fine copy in dustwrapper. We will be exhibiting further books from Naylor’s own [...]

Exhibitor: LYCANTHIA RARE BOOKS

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THE HARRY PALMER QUARTET by Len Deighton

£1,750

Comprising: The IPCRESS File; Horse Under Water [with original crossword slip]; Funeral in Berlin; Billion-Dollar Brain. London, Hodder & Stoughton; Jonathan Cape, 1962-66. First editions, first impressions. 4 vol. 8vo. Original boards. Dust-jackets, all correctly priced.

Exhibitor: ANDREW SAIDI
£395

The Noel Coward Song Book ( Signed ). Michael Joseph. 1953. First British Edition, First Printing