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Date: Thu 25th June 2020
- Sun 12th July 2020
Time: 9am
No. of lots: 64

Estimate: £20.00 - £25.00

Limited edition. Austen, Jane - The Complete Works of Jane Austen: The Illustrated Library. The Works 'Special Limited Edition'. No.0294 of 5000. Original cloth. (1)

Estimate: £40.00 - £60.00

Antiquarian. Pope, A. - The Iliad of Homer. London: Ingram, Cooke, and Co. 1853. Two volumes. Introduction and notes by Rev. Buckley. Illustrated with Flaxman designs. Original blindstamped cloth, gilt spines. (2)

Estimate: £50.00 - £80.00

Samuel Johnson and related. A selection, includes; The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland. Dublin: J. Moore, 1795. Modern quarter leather; Pindar, P. - A Poetical and Congratulatory Epistle to James Boswell &c. London: G. Kearsley, 1789. Ninth edition. Modern cloth; Chapman, R. W. - The Letters of Samuel Johnson. Oxford: 1952. Three volumes. Publisher's cloth in dust wrappers. (5)

Estimate: £70.00 - £100.00

Japanese. Two late Nineteenth century illustrated volumes, most likely published in Tokyo around the 1880's (Meiji era). One book is entitled 'Tori-Kagami' (bird-mirror) and contains woodcut views of birds, fish and shellfish, not coloured. The other appears to be a book of designs, presumably for textiles/fabric, again not coloured. Each appear to be in their original state, however they are no longer sewn at spine and there have been tape repairs to the covers. (2)

Estimate: £50.00 - £80.00

French design. Two part works. First: Habert-Dys - Nouveaux Documents Decoratifs en Couleurs: Ornements, Fleurs, Oiseaux, Panneaux, Tentures, Bordures. Paris: Armand Guerinet, circa 1910. Comprising 18 of 32 plates, with title page and plate list. Second: Le Document du Decorateur. Paris: Armand Guerinet, circa 1910. Comprising 19 of 48 plates, with plate list. Both loose, housed in plain card folder. Art Nouveau interest.

Estimate: £50.00 - £80.00

Flower-Painting. Tessier, Louis & Fils, Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer - Bouquets. London: Country Life Ltd. No date, circa 1920's. Limited edition, no.13/250. Complete with 28 colour plates of flowers. Loose in the original red cloth portfolio. With; another copy, no.18/250, this lacking 6 plates. (2)

Estimate: £20.00 - £25.00

Miscellaneous. Vere Foster's Drawing-Books. Sketches in Water Colors, by Various Artists. London: Blackie & Son, 1886. With nine plates, original cloth; Goulden, Shirley - Tales from Japan. W. H. Allen: 1961; and 4 other small books. (6)

Estimate: £40.00 - £60.00

Antiquarian. Kusterus, Ludolphus - Suidae Lexicon, Graece & Latine. Cantabrigiae: Typis Academicis, 1705. VOLUME ONE ONLY. Folio. Contemporary full leather, hinges split, contents clean. (1)

Estimate: £20.00 - £25.00

Art. Zollner, Frank - Leonardo da Vinci: The Complete paintings and Drawings. Taschen: 2003. In dust wrapper. With; Finch, C. - The Art of Walt Disney. New York: 1983. In dust wrapper. (2)

Estimate: £40.00 - £60.00

Reginald Farrer. A selection, includes; The Rainbow Bridge, 1926, 3rd impression, publisher's cloth; Alpines and Bog-Plants, 1908, 1st, publisher's cloth; Among the Hills, 1911 (f.f.e.p. Removed); etc. (11)

Estimate: £20.00 - £25.00

Religious History. Butler, Rev. A. & Kelly, Rev. B. - The Lives of The Fathers, Martyrs and other Principal Saints. Virtue & Co. Circa 1930's. Six volumes (5+1), original cloth. (6)

Estimate: £30.00 - £40.00

Local History. A selection, includes; Barber, H. - Furness and Cartmel Notes (1894); West, T. & Close, W. - The Antiquities of Furness (1818); with 3 other hardback titles and a selection of softback booklets. (quantity) Provenance: Boarbank Hall, Allithwaite.

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