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No. of lots: 87

Hammer price: £70.00

Local History and Topography. An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Westmorland. London: HMSO, 1936. Original cloth, worn. With map in rear pocket. With; Richardson, J. - Furness Past and Present. Barrow: 1880. Volume I only. (2)

Hammer price: £55.00

Antiquarian. Local History. West, Thomas - A Guide to the Lakes, &c. London: 1784, 3rd edition. With folding map. Poor binding. With; The Antiquities of Furness. Ulverston: George Ashburner, 1805. Bound in marbled paper covers. (2)

Hammer price: £30.00

Railways. Marshall, John - The Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1969-1972. 1st editions. Ex-School Library. No dust wrappers. (3)

Hammer price: £28.00

Maps. A small selection of rolled OS maps. Comprising: Cumbria - Sheet SD 40 NW (1977) Cartmel Fell & Whitbarrow; Cumbria - Sheet SD 48 SW (1977) Witherslack, Lindale & Newton; South Westmorland - Witherslack and Meathop (1914); South Westmorland - Witherslack and Whitbarrow (1914). (4)


Topography. Ogilvy, James S. - A Pilgrimage in Surrey. London: George Routledge, 1914. Two Volumes. Original cloth. With; Howson, J. S. - The River Dee. London: Virtue, Spalding & Co. Circa 1875. Original cloth. And 1 other. (3)

Hammer price: £26.00

Travel and related. Small selection, includes; Willoughby, H. - Australian Pictures. London: 1886. Original cloth; Palen, L. S. (trans.) - The Fire of Desert Folk. London: 1926. Original cloth; Du Chaillu, Paul B. - The Land of the Midnight Sun. London: 1899 reprint. Lacks map. And; 3 others. (6)

Hammer price: £105.00

Local History. An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Westmorland. 1936 - 1st edition. Original cloth, illustrated including folding map in rear pocket. (1)

Hammer price: £100.00

Children's. Potter, Beatrix - The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes. London: Frederick Warne, 1911. First edition. Issue points correct [Quinby 20]. Small abrasions to boards, includes small loss to author's name on upper board. Hinges splitting at tail of spine. (1)


Literature. Marsh, Honoria D. - Shades from Jane Austen. 1975, limited edition 292/300, signed. Full leather, in slipcase. Spine faded. Provenance: Publisher crossed out, and initialled by the author indicating a personal copy. Inscription on verso of half-title "this copy belongs to K. Anne Oliver Bellasis whose family bought Manydown from the Bigg-Withens". Jane Austen was a frequent visitor to the property at Manydown, and received her only marriage proposal there in 1802 from Harris Bigg-Withens. The property was pulled down in 1965, it influenced many of Austen's works. (1)

Hammer price: £24.00

Poetry. Sassoon, Siegfried - An Octave. 1966, limited edition - no.83/100 copies presented to the author on his eightieth birthday. Papered boards in the card slipcase. Fine copy. (1)

Hammer price: £130.00

Travel. Lloyd, Reginald - Twentieth Century Impressions of Chile: Its History, People, Commerce, Industries, and Resources. London: 1915. Full maroon morocco, gilt. Hinges worn at extremities. A VG copy. Scarce. (1)

Hammer price: £50.00

Geology and related. A large selection, mainly 19th and early 20th century, includes; Miller, Hugh - The Testimony of the Rocks. Edinburgh: 1869, 37th thousand. Original cloth; Lyell, Sir Charles - The Student's Elements of Geology. London: 1871. Original cloth; etc. (24)

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