antiques & fine art sale

30th - 3rd December 2021

Starting at 10.00 am each day

Viewing - Sunday prior 10am - 4 pm, Monday prior 10 am - 5 pm, and also throughout each sale day.

Tuesday 30th November - Lots 1-528 The Principal Contents of Greystoke Castle, Nr. Penrith

Wednesday 1st December - Lots 529-615 - Asian Art, 616-714 - Ceramics and Glassware, Lots 715-860 - Jewelllery, Watches, Pocket Watches and Coins, Lots 861-1100 - Silver and Allied Wares

Thursday 2nd December - Lots 1101-1273 Paintings, Drawings and Prints, Lots 1274-1426 - Objects of Arts and Collectors' Items, Lots 1427-1531 - Books, Stamps and Postcards, Lots 1532-1564 - Textiles

Friday 3rd December - Lots 1565-1699 - Tables Boxes, Wall Clcoks, Barometers and Mirrors, Lots 1700-2118 - Furniture, Longcase Clocks and Dining Tables

You can bid on this sale online, by leaving bids with Mitchells by email upto 9.30 am on the day of the sale or prior ([email protected]) or by attending the saleroom and registering to bid.  To bid online please click on the Saleroom link and follow the instructons given.  Please note if you use the online facility you will pay both our buyer's premium of 22% + VAT and the saleroom charge of 4.95% + VAT on the hammer.  CARD PAYMENT ONLY

Lot 1399

A 75 cl bottle of Warre's vintage port 1980.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 1400

A 75 cl bottle of Warre's vintage port 1980.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 1401

+/- A 75 cl bottle of Warre's vintage port 1960, lacking label and with seal damage.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 1402

+/- 75 cl bottle of Warre's vintage port 1966, lacking label.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 1403

A 75 cl bottle of Taylor's LBV port 2003.

Estimated: £20 - £30

Lot 1404

A collection of nine pieces of carved and stained alabaster models of fruits.

Estimated: £60 - £100

Lot 1405

An early 19th century Italian Giallo Antico marble oval tazza, in the manner of Boschetti, with conforming stepped socle and rectangular base. 10.5 cm high, 36 cm wide (see illustration).

Estimated: £800 - £1200

Lot 1406

A tropical carved hardwood model of an African elephant, shown standing in striding motion. 29 cm high, 58 cm long.

Estimated: £200 - £300

Lot 1407

A Victorian mahogany and black transfer printed pottery inset circular teapot stand by Bryden & Sons, 80 Rose Street, Edinburgh and 17 Exchange Place Glasgow, with moulded border on turned feet and castors. 6 cm high, 24 cm diameter.

Estimated: £150 - £200

Lot 1408

An early 19th century black papier mache cylindrical wine coaster, decorated with gilded band, 5 cm high, 13.5 cm diameter.

Estimated: £20 - £40

Lot 1409

Two 75 cl bottles of Dow's Renown port, together with one other 75 cl bottle of Dow's Trademark port.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 1410

A pair of George IV ormolu and bronzed candlesticks, with leaf capped sconces and bases and reeded stems. 28.5 cm high, together with an early 19th century ormolu roundel, cast in relief with male profile. 11.5 cm diameter.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 1411

Attributed to Keswick School of Industrial Arts, two hand beaten copper signs "Antique" and "Furniture", circa 1910. Each 17 cm x 91 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £400 - £600

Lot 1412

A pair of Keswick School Arts and Crafts copper vases, with typical embossed decoration, signed Mawson and together with a circular copper tray with convolvulus decoration. Height and diameter respectively 13 cm and 30 cm.

Estimated: £70 - £100

Lot 1413

A Keswick School of Industrial Arts mirror frame, circular with bevelled glass, stamped K.S.I.A. and Keswick A361. Diameter 33 cm.

Estimated: £70 - £100

Lot 1414

A crown shaped glass bottle of port with mitre stopper, to commemorate Coronation 1937, shipped by Hunt Roope Teage & Co.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 1415

Josefina de Vasconcellos (1904-2005), a plaster maquette of a sea nymph. Height 63.5 cm.

Estimated: £150 - £200

Lot 1416

A First World War autograph album, containing photograph of Royal visits to Workington to meet wounded soldiers, together with autographs from convalescing soldiers from The Border Regiment, Royal Scots Imperial Yeomanry, Highland Light Infantry, Scottish Rifles, Welsh Fusiliers and Australian Regiment along with photograph of the nursing staff at the convalescent hospital in Cockermouth Castle and Penrith.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 1417

"Waterloo Subscription" 30th September 1815. Receipted certificate sent to the Cockermouth Church Warden in acknowledgement of 102 pounds 5 shillings and 3 pence (£102/5/3), collected from the area to aid the widowed and wounded. Together with explanatory leaflet.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 1418

A tortoiseshell lidded circular box, with gold and abalone piquet decoration in the shape of a basket of flowers. Diameter 7 cm.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1419

A pair of pewter spoons made from Eskdale lead for the King of Prussia Hotel, now The King George, complete with reprint "Some Leaden Spoons from Eskdale".

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1420

A Victorian copper coal helmet, with swing handle.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 1421

A large public house sign for "Croglin Castle". Height 134 cm, width 150 cm excluding metal supporting brackets.

Estimated: £150 - £200

Lot 1422

A large iron fire grate, with integral dogs. Height 81 cm, width 98 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1423

A cast iron fire back "The Royal Oak", also moulded GR. Height 76 cm, width 89 cm.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1424

A wrought iron fire basket, with fire dogs and grate. Width +/- 100 cm, depth +/- 60 cm.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 1425

Three 19th century cast iron stove panels, one by T Altham & Son, Penrith, another by Bowerbank, Penrith and the third Scott & Co, Penrith, together with a stove door.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 1426

A 19th century Indian brass cow, with engraved decoration and raised on a rectangular plinth with bracket feet. Height 14 cm, width 11 cm.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 1427

Horological interest "Britten's Old Clocks and Watches and Their Makers", 9th edition, together with six further volumes and various catalogues and pamphlets.

Estimated: £20 - £40

Lot 1428

Four Alfred Wainwright first edition signed copies, Fell Walking with Wainwright, Coast to Coast, Wainwright in Scotland and Wainwright on the Lakeland Mountain Passes.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1429

Alfred Wainwright, "Arran an illustrated guide to the Island", believed to be Alfred Wainwrights personal copy, together with a Pennine Way promotional idea handkerchief.

Estimated: £20 - £40

Lot 1430

A large collection of cigarette cards, 5 in loose albums, mostly complete, football players, cricketers, industry, astronomy, naval flags, ships, locomotives, household hints, modern beauties, etc.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1431

Fourteen bound volumes Country Life, 1890-1903.

Estimated: £120 - £180

Lot 1432

A vintage photograph album Hong Kong military etc.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1433

A collection of vintage postcards, French, Italian, motor cars, aviation etc.

Estimated: £70 - £100

Lot 1434

A collection of Irish mint stamp books, face value +/- £300.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1435

A collection of Isle of Man stamps, 200+ First Day Covers, 200+ mint presentation packs, a mixture of used and mint stamps, mint stamp books etc.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1436

A collection of Guernsey Channel Island stamps, three albums of First Day Covers, four Stanley Gibbons albums of mint stamps and a small stock book of Guernsey mint stamps.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1437

A Collection of Channel Island stamps, two Stanley Gibbons albums of Alderney stamps, two albums of Jersey stamps, two albums of Jersey First Day Covers and a selection of Channel Islands stamp books.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1438

Six albums of Irish First Day Covers 1981-2001.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1439

Four albums of mint Isle of Man stamps, and a box of First Day Covers and mint stamp books.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1440

An album of mint Year Pack stamps, and a quantity of presentation packs etc.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1441

Four stock books of mint GB stamps, and some part sheets and strips of mint stamps.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 1442

A mint collection of George VI World stamps, and an album of GB stamps including 100+ Victorian penny reds and other Victorian stamps and a collection of later GB stamps (majority of stamps in this album are franked) (see illustration).

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 1443

Two albums of GB mint gutter pairs (see illustration).

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 1444

A collection of Royal Commemorative GB and Commonwealth stamps, seven albums, presentation packs and stamp books.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1445

A large collection of Irish stamps, four albums of mint stamps, two albums of Year Packs 1995-2016 and one album of First Day Covers etc.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1446

Eight albums of mint Guernsey stamps, and a collection of Guernsey First Day Covers and definitives, stamp books etc.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1447

Four albums in slip cases of Irish stamps, in mint condition and a selection of First Day Covers, stamp sheets, stamp books etc.

Estimated: £120 - £180

Lot 1448

Seven albums of Commonwealth Coronation Anniversary stamps.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1449

Three albums of mint GB stamps, many in blocks, gutter pairs, traffic lights, part sheets, face value +/- £500-£600.

Estimated: £200 - £300

Lot 1450

A collection of Jersey stamps +/- 300 presentation packs, 120+ First Day Covers and a selection of stamp books and loose stamps including Jersey Occupation stamps.

Estimated: £180 - £220

Lot 1451

100+ London 2012 Olympic and Para Olympic first class stamps, mint uncirculated and 120+ first class European and World stamps, 20g - 100g, mint uncirculated (see illustration).

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1452

Eight Stanley Gibbons albums of mint GB stamps, mostly complete dating from 1912-2018.

Estimated: £250 - £350

Lot 1453

A collection of stamp books, including fifty Royal Mail Prestige stamp books, all mint unused +/- face value £1200 (see illustration).

Estimated: £400 - £600

Lot 1454

A large collection of stamp books, +/- £1200 face value (see illustration).

Estimated: £400 - £600

Lot 1455

Nine albums of 600+ First Day Covers.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 1456

Five albums of Stanley Gibbons Jersey stamps from 1943-2018, mostly complete albums in mint condition, together with fifty three presentation packs.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 1457

"A History of England" by Hume & Smollett, in three volumes, published by James S Virtue, London, three quarter leather bound with marble page edges (see illustration).

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1458

"The Sunday Magazine" eleven volumes from 1869, 1871 x 2, 1874, 1876, 1875, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1881 and 1885.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1459

Seventeen volumes of "The Quiver - illustrated magazine for Sunday and General Readings" volumes from 1866, 1867, 1868, 1869, 1870, 1873, 1874, 1875 x 2, 1877 x3, 1878, 1879 x 2, 1888 and 1893.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1460

Three volume set of "Henry's Bible", together with a "Life of the Author Matthew Henry", full leather bindings, circa 1854, together with "The Life of Christ" by John Fleetwood, full leather binding 1871 as well as "The Christians Complete Family Bible", printed by Nuttall Fisher & Dixon 1808.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1461

Grey. Henry "Anatomy Descriptive and Surgical", published by Longmans Green & Company 1877, 8th edition, commonly known as Greys Anatomy, three quarter leather binding with marbled page ends (see illustration).

Estimated: £120 - £150

Lot 1462

The History of Scotland by Thomas Wright, 2 volumes, three quarter bound, circa 1860's, and - Old England A Pictorial Museum by Charles Knight, 2 volumes, circa 1870.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 1463

The Works of Shakespeare, Imperial edition, edited by Charles Knight, with illustrations on steel, 2 volumes, published by
Virtue & Co. Ltd., and Holland House by Princess Marie of Lichtenstein, 2 volumes, published by McMillan 1874, blue cloth boards with gilt lettering.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1464

A collection of poetry books, The Works of Lord Byron, 2 volumes, with notes by William Anderson, published by A. Fullerton & Co. circa 1870, The Poetical Works of William Cowper, 2 volumes, circa 1870, The Poetical of Works of George Herbert, Yung's Night-Thoughts, Chandos Poets Edition of Longfellow and Heber, Poetical Works of Scott, Milton and Cowper and Table Talk and Other Poems by William Cowper, 2 volumes 1788.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1465

The Works of Flavius Josephus by William Whiston, illustrated with engravings on steel and wood, published by James S. Virtue circa 1845, the Antiquities of The Abbey or Cathedral of Durham 1767, Nature and Origins of Evil 1757, Hints towards Forming the Character of a Young Princess by Hannah Moore 1809, Marriage Customs 1814, etc.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1466

Lectures on The Philosophy of The Mind, by Thomas Brown MD 1848, and an 1842 edition of The Lancet by Thomas Wakley.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 1467

GB Mint 1915 2/6 grey brown, right hand marginal black of 4, Stanley Gibbons 407 (see illustration).

Estimated: £1000 - £1500

Lot 1468

Great Britain 1906 1 penny colour trial, very fine, unused, imperforate bottom marginal, example printed in carmine rose on crown watermarked paper, printed from a special plate of 20 electros SG219VAR (see illustration).

Estimated: £300 - £500

Lot 1469

Malaya Pahang 1935-41 set of eighteen $5, perfect specimen, various types D19, 20 $1 to $5, 21 3 cents, 8 cents, scarlets, 15 cent, SG 29S/46S (see illustration).

Estimated: £300 - £500

Lot 1470

Great Britain 1924 2/- booklet, Edition No. 25, SGBB12 (see illustration).

Estimated: £300 - £500

Lot 1471

A selection of 40+ mint GB stamp presentation packs, by Harrisons & Sons Ltd., of mint GB stamps and issue of first day covers, presentation coins and 3 £5 coins.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 1472

Two postcard albums, containing Cumbrian scenes some by GB Abraham and some in colour, early 20th century, 396 cards in total.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 1473

A postcard album "Souvenir of The Sudan" by G.N. Morhig, The English Pharmacy, Khartoum, 100 cards, early 20th century.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 1474

A postcard album, early 20th century topographical, mainly UK, some European, over 140 cards.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1475

A postcard album, to include humour, topographical, Louis Wain, etc.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 1476

A collection of loose postcards, greetings cards, topography, railway stations, humour, military, etc.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1477

Ten Wisden Cricketers Almanacks, 1947 softback, 1948 softback but missing cover, 1952 hardback, 1955, 58, 59, 61, 62 and 63 softback editions.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1478

Fifteen Wisden Cricketers Almanacs, two Wisden Anthologies and The Wisden Book of Cricket Lives, Wisden softback editions 1964-1976 inclusive, 1979, 1984 hardback, Wisden's Anthology 1940-1963 and 1963-1982, the Wisden Book of Cricket Lives (18).

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1479

Two albums of GB and world stamps, mostly pre-war, Victorian penny reds, two penny blues, quantity of Edward VII, George V and George VI stamps, etc., mint and used, some part sheets, franked and stamped envelopes and postcards, etc.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 1480

Album of world stamps, presentation packs of mint GB stamps, stockbook of mint and mounted GB stamps, an album of GB mint stamps, some gutter pairs and traffic lights and a folder of mint GB gutter pairs.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1481

Four albums of first day covers +/- 100, plus four albums of mint unused world stamps.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1482

250+ first day covers.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 1483

300+ mint stamp booklets, mostly farm buildings.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1484

Forty seven Benhams silk first day covers, and twelve mint stamp books.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 1485

A collection of commonwealth stamps, definitives, gutter pairs, mint stamp books, small sheets, for St Kitts and Nevis, Grenada, Antigua, Tonga, St Vincent etc.

Estimated: £5 - £80

Lot 1486

Two boxes of mountaineering books, "The Alps in 1864" by A.W. Moore volumes 1 & 2, "The Scottish Himalayan Expedition" by W.H. Murray, "Cornish Rock" by Tim Denwell, "No Picnic on Mount Kenya" by Felice Benuzzi etc. (49).

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 1487

A collection of hunting books, If St Peter Has Hounds" by Tony Harvey, "The Northern Meeting 1788-1988" by Angus Fairrie, "Hunting in The Lake District" by Shaun Frain, "Mine Eyes to The Hills, an Anthology of The Highland Forest" by P.R. Chalmers etc. (9).

Estimated: £20 - £40

Lot 1488

A box of railway books, "The Country Railway" by David St John Thomas, "Rail Rover" by D Fereday Glenn, "Changing Tracks" by Roger Shenton, "Railways Restored 1999", "Lost Lines London" etc.

Estimated: £20 - £40

Lot 1489

Fridtjof Nansen "Farthest North", two volumes published by George Newnes 1898, with illustrated boards, "Life and Explorations of Fridtjof Hansen" by J Arthur Bain (see illustration).

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1490

"Dear Mary, Love Percy - A Creative Thread", edited by David A Cross, Kendal, Skiddaw Press, 2011 first edition.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 1491

"State Craft" by Margaret Thatcher, signed first edition, Harper Collins 2002.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 1492

A George III Vellum document, relating to Cumberland and Land, Chattels, Mines and Quarries and compete with original seal. Dated in ink 1773.

Estimated: £120 - £180

Lot 1493

Butler (Samuel), "An Atlas of Ancient Geography", published by Longman Rees et al, London 1826/7, in red three quarter leather binding with marbled boards.

Estimated: £20 - £40

Lot 1494

An untitled early 19th century miscellany, containing an extensive selection of monochrome plates from Architecture to Surgery, published by James Cundee, Albion Press, London 1811, in gilt tooled brown leather binding.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 1495

"British Mammals", 2 volumes, by A. Thorburn, published by Longmans Green & Co. 1920, with 50 plates in colour and pen and ink sketches in the text, red cloth boards.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1496

MILTON, "Paradise Regained", leather bound 2 volume edition 1760, printed by C. Hitch and L. Hawes.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1497

Grays Poems 1786, Selected Poems and Tragedies by Victor Hugo 1890, Tennyson's Works 1926, Keat's Poetical Works 1925, Longfellow's Poetical Works 1908, and Bloomfield's Poems 1801.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 1498

Englishmen of Letters, 8 volumes, published by McMillan & Co. 1882, to include Swift, Gibbon, Pope, Coleridge, Sheridan.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 1499

Vice-Regal Life, 2 volumes, by Sir William Denison, late Governor General of The Australian Colonies and Governor of Madras, published by Longman Green & Co, 1870.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 1500

Eight French and Spanish antiquarian books by Rousseau, Victor Hugo, Favain, Guyot, Chateaubriand and Xenophontis de Cyri Expeditione.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 1501

Virgilius, 3 volumes, by John Conington, published by Whittakers & Co. 1865, Life of Francesco Sforza by Pollard Urquhart and Creasy's Decisive Battles 1906.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 1502

Eleven antiquarian books, the Stones of Venice, 2 volumes, by John Ruskin 1885, Adam Bede by George Eliot circa 1890, the Works of John Bunyan 1805, Coelebs In Search of A Wife 1839, Telemachus by John Hawksworth volume 1 1799, etc.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 1503

Alfred Wainwright, "A Fifth Lakeland Sketchbook", first edition.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 1504

Alfred Wainwright, "A Third Lakeland Sketchbook", first edition.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 1505

Alfred Wainwright, "A Second Dales Sketchbook", first edition.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 1506

Alfred Wainwright, "A Dales Sketchbook", first edition.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 1507

Alfred Wainwright, "A Dales Sketchbook", first edition.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 1508

Dante Alighieri three volumes "Divina Comedia" illustrated by Miguel Barcelo.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1509

One volumes Cary's Travellers companion 1806, complete with all maps of England and Wales (detached board).

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1510

Limited edition booklet "Moscow Christmas" December 1966, signed by Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1511

Kathleen Hale "Orlando's Country Peep Show", together with "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" and a Peep Show book.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1512

James Payn 5th edition "Furness Abbey and its Neighbourhood".

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 1513

"The Leach Pottery" catalogue, circa 1950's, containing photographs, sizes and prices, Bernard & Janet Leach.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 1514

A collection of mining and geological maps from the Cumbrian area.

Estimated: £30 - £40

Lot 1515

Green (William), "The Tourist's New Guide... in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire" volumes I & II, printed and published by R, Lough & Co Kendal 1819, two volumes rebound in threequarter blue leather, together with twelve other books, largely relating to The Lake District.

Estimated: £70 - £90

Lot 1516

Four 19th century Ordnance Survey linen backed folding maps of Cumberland & Westmorland, comprising sheet 20 Westmorland and sheets 69, 74 and 79 Cumberland.

Estimated: £30 - £40

Lot 1517

A collection of approximately 80 franked and stamped Victorian envelopes, with mostly penny reds and 2 penny blue stamps.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1518

A collection of 250+ penny reds, 2 penny blues, penny blacks, including 2d blue pair, lightly franked, corner letters AE and AF, plate 1, and a large number of other early plates and rare stamps, including Maltese Cross postmarks in red and black, etc (see illustration).

Estimated: £500 - £800

Lot 1519

200+ penny blues and penny reds, and a quantity of 19th century stamped and unstamped letters.

Estimated: £120 - £150

Lot 1520

Two albums of GB and world stamps, mostly pre-war, several stock sheets of Victorian and pre-war stamps and a quantity of loose stamps, envelopes, etc.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1521

One hundred and twenty three volumes "Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society" from 1900 onwards, hardback and softback editions.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1522

Charles Dickens, 31 Gadshill editions, red bindings with gilt lettering published by Chapman & Hall, circa 1899.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1523

"Transactions of Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian and Archeological Society", a three quarter bound set of sixteen volumes, 1877 onwards (see illustration).

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1524

Thirty six books "Place Names of Cheshire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Leicestershire, Nottinghgamshire, Derbyshire, Shropshire, West Riding, Dorset, Devon, published by the English Place Name Society, hardback editions with dust covers.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1525

"History of Westmorland & Cumberland" by Joseph Nicholson and Richard Burn, in two volumes 1778 (see illustration).

Estimated: £250 - £350

Lot 1526

Six books on Westmorland, "An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Westmorland" (1936), "The Flora of Westmorland" by Albert Wilson (1938), "An In Memorial For Westmorland and Lonsdale" by R.S. Boumphrey (1975), "Historical Kirkby Stephen & North Westmorland" by R.R. Sowerby (1950), some "Westmorland Wills" by J Somervell (1928), and "Water Power Mills of South Westmorland" by J Somervell (1930).

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1527

Collection of books on Kirkbie Kendall and Kendal, "Records of Kendale" by William Farrer (three volumes) and a volume by J.F. Curwen, circa 1926, "The Book of Records of Kirkbie Kendall (1892), "Local Chronology of Kendal" (1865), "Kirkbie Kendall" by John F Curwen (1900), "Fragments Relating to The Parish Church of Kendal" (1870), "Poetical Effusions" by Isabella Lickbarrow of Kendal (1814), "Kendal Tithes and Act" (1834), "Charities and Endowments of the Borough of Kendal" (1847), and "Official Handbook of Borough of Kendal 1897".

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 1528

"Hawkshead Its History Archeology Industries Folklore and Dialect" by Henry Swainson Cowper (1899), hardback edition with red cloth binding.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1529

"Register and Records of Holm Cultram" by Francis Grainger and W.G. Collingwood (1929), and "Shappe in Bygone Days" by Joseph Whiteside (1904).

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 1530

"Strickland of Sizergh" by Henry Hornyold (1928), "The Panelled Rooms", "The Inlaid Room from Sizergh Castle" (1928), "The Stricklands of Sizergh Castle, Westmorland", by D Scott (1908) and "All Things is Well Here - Letters from Hugh James of Levens to James Grahame" edited by Annette Bagot (1988).

Estimated: £5 - £80

Lot 1531

"The Place Names of Galloway" by Sir Herbert Maxwell, limited edition 113/500 (1991), "The Place Names of Dumfriesshire" by Colonel Sir Edward and Johnston Ferguson (1935), "Colonel James Grahme of Levens Biographical Sketch of Jacobite Times" (1886), "The Beetham Repository 1770" by The Reverend William Hutton (1906) and a "Well Spent Life, Memoir of Cornelius Nicholson" (1890).

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1532

A Persian design woollen fringed carpet, principal colours beige, blue and green, with multiple line border. 280 cm x 184 cm excluding fringes.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 1533

A vintage Axminster carpet of Persian design. 360 cm x 276 cm.

Estimated: £120 - £150

Lot 1534

A Meshad carpet. 422 cm x 306 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £200 - £300

Lot 1535

A Qum silk prayer rug, woven in black red and muted colours with tree of life design on a tan ground within conforming borders. 164 cm x 105 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £300 - £400

Lot 1536

A handwoven carpet of Sultanabad design, woven in pale blue and other colours with endless palmettes repeat on a terracotta ground within conforming borders. 365 cm x 275 cm.

Estimated: £300 - £500

Lot 1537

An Eastern woollen carpet, with centre rectangular panel and multiple line border, principal colours red, beige and orange. 260 cm x 180 cm.

Estimated: £70 - £100

Lot 1538

A miscellaneous collection of Victorian clothing.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 1539

A Victorian quilt, with rectangular patterned sections, principally white and grey. 198 cm x 214 cm.

Estimated: £50 - £100

Lot 1540

A Victorian quilt, red and white patterned. 220 cm x 208 cm.

Estimated: £70 - £100

Lot 1541

A collection of vintage clothing, including lace bonnet, various pleated dresses, undergarments, gown etc.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 1542

An antique Tabriz carpet, woven in pale blue and tan with central floral double headed medallion, spandrels and filler motifs on a dark blue ground within conforming border. 398 cm x 287 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £1200 - £1500

Lot 1543

An early 19th century linen alphabet sampler, worked in coloured threads by Mary Glaister. 25 x 20 cm, unframed.

Estimated: £20 - £40

Lot 1544

A fringed rug, the centre rectangular panel in red and with two line border in black and beige. 193 cm x 116 cm.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 1545

A large Chinese carpet of good quality, with deep relief cut pile, shaped rectangular floral filled medallion and conforming spandrels on a green ground within conforming borders. 370 cm x 280 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £150 - £200

Lot 1546

A 20th century woollen tapestry of Arts & Crafts design, woven in pinks and blues with carpet design. With turned wooden hanging rail. 146 cm x 83 cm.

Estimated: £30 - £40

Lot 1547

An Anatolian rug woven in colours, with triple floral motifs and other ornament within conforming borders. 177 cm x 122 cm.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 1548

An Afghan runner of Turkman design. 239 cm long, 77 cm wide, a similar smaller runner, together with a Beluch prayer rug.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1549

An Afghan runner of Turkman design, woven in black with eleven guls within conforming border. 185 cm long, 56 cm wide.

Estimated: £30 - £40

Lot 1550

A Baluch rug, woven in white and black with star shaped medallions on a red ground within conforming borders. 192 cm x 102 cm.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 1551

A George IV needlework sampler by Elizabeth Evans-Pellbron (?), worked in coloured threads with Adam and Eve, crown and other motifs and with six line verse, dated 1822. 39.5 x 32 cm in ebonised frame and glazed.

Estimated: £80 - £100

Lot 1552

A late 17th century needlework sampler by E L Mannell "A Map of Europe", worked in green, black and gold threads with naive map, including naming of the Isle of Crete as Candia (Crete was known as the Kingdom of Candia 1205-1667). 41 x 32 cm in later gilt moulded frame and glazed.

Estimated: £150 - £200

Lot 1553

A George II needlework sampler by Sarah Middleton, dated 1732, "The Lord's Prayer", worked in coloured threads with bird and floral motifs, prayer and alphabet and numerals. 46 x 21 cm in ebonised frame and glazed.

Estimated: £120 - £150

Lot 1554

A Regency needlework christening sampler, dedicated to Catherine Cotton, born January 3rd 1814, worked in green and brown with eleven line verse. 38.5 x 30.5 cm in gilt frame and glazed.

Estimated: £50 - £70

Lot 1555

A George III silk needlework map of England and Wales, by FA and dated 1807, worked in gold, red, silver and blue coloured threads, mounted within oval slip displaying 43 x 34 cm within gilt moulded frame and glazed.

Estimated: £120 - £150

Lot 1556

A 19th century quilt, woven with repeating red and cream lozenge design, 235 x 225 cm.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 1557

A 19th century patchwork quilt, woven with multi coloured hexagons and with pink borders. 237 cm x 190 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £80 - £100

Lot 1558

An Indian carpet, woven with "Endless Boteh" repeat on a red ground within conforming borders. 256 x 222 cm.

Estimated: £80 - £100

Lot 1559

An Eastern fringed runner, the centre rectangular panel with diamond motifs and with multiple line border. 396 cm x 82 cm.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1560

An Indian silky pile fringed elephant foot design rug, with multiple line border, principal colours red, beige, blue and green. 182 cm x 130 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1561

An Eastern fringed rug, the centre rectangular panel with repeating designs and with multiple line border, principal colours dark red, brown and beige. 204 cm x 129 cm excluding fringes.

Estimated: £70 - £100

Lot 1562

A fine hand knotted Persian Kashan wool carpet. 4.15 m x 2.84 m (see illustration).

Estimated: £400 - £600

Lot 1563

A hand knotted Persian Najafabad/Isfahan carpet. 3.77 m x 2.48 m (see illustration).

Estimated: £350 - £450

Lot 1564

A Persian Heriz carpet, hand knotted wool. 3.45 m x 2.3 m (see illustration).

Estimated: £350 - £450

Lot 1565

A brass carriage clock, with two train movement striking on a gong. Height excluding carrying handle 13 cm, complete with key and case.

Estimated: £120 - £180

Lot 1566

A 19th century mahogany cased mantle clock, with two train fusee movement, the dial inscribed James McCabe, London. Height 26 cm, width 18 cm, depth 12 cm.

Estimated: £150 - £250

Lot 1567

A William IV mahogany Country House oversize barometer, by Josiah Zanetti, King Street, Manchester. Height 120 cm, width 36.5 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £200 - £300

Lot 1568

An Indian brass bound rectangular casket, with carrying handle to either side. Height 36 cm, width 59 cm, depth 37.5 cm.

Estimated: £120 - £180

Lot 1569

A Victorian mahogany slope front coal receiver, and a rectangular brass coal box embossed with a ship.

Estimated: £20 - £30

Lot 1570

An oak cased school type wall clock, together with a Smiths 30 hour Art Deco clock and another.

Estimated: £20 - £30

Lot 1571

A late Victorian Gothic walnut mantle clock, with single train movement. Height 27 cm, width 22 cm.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 1572

A mahogany cased marine barometer, complete with brass gimbal, with door opening to the adjustable Vernier. Height 94 cm.

Estimated: £250 - £300

Lot 1573

A mahogany stick barometer, with brass scale inscribed Barometrum I.C. Thiele, Kiobenhavn. Height 95 cm.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1574

A Regency mahogany veneered pier glass, rectangular with inlaid panel to base. Height 119 cm, width 40 cm.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 1575

A 19th century mother of pearl and brass inlaid lap desk. Width 33 cm.

Estimated: £60 - £80

Lot 1576

An Art Deco chinoiserie lacquered mantle clock, with Smiths electric movement. Width 23.5 cm.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 1577

An inlaid rosewood hall mirror with shelf beneath. Width 34 cm.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 1578

A vintage pokerwork cased timepiece. Height 19 cm, together with a tortoiseshell mounted easel backed travel clock.

Estimated: £30 - £50

Lot 1579

An Art Deco eight day desk clock, the dial painted with a lake scene, together with another with marble surround. Largest width 6.5 cm.

Estimated: £50 - £80

Lot 1580

A 1930's green frosted relief moulded glass desk clock. Width 7 cm.

Estimated: £20 - £30

Lot 1581

A gilt framed mirror, in the Florentine style, external frame dimensions 90 cm x 70 cm.

Estimated: £100 - £150

Lot 1582

An early 20th century mahogany tantalus stand, with brass bindings. Height 32 cm, width 41.5 cm, depth 17 cm.

Estimated: £200 - £300

Lot 1583

A miniature Victorian walnut Wellington chest, with inverted breakfront, six drawers with wooden knob handles and with Wellington chest action. Height 51 cm, width 39 cm, depth 22.5 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £250 - £300

Lot 1584

A Georgian parcel gilt and mahogany framed mirror, with swans neck pediment and rectangular mirror glass. Height 130 cm, width 68 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £1000 - £1500

Lot 1585

A Georgian mahogany satinwood banded dressing table mirror, shield shaped and with three drawers. Height 60 cm, width 42 cm.

Estimated: £80 - £120

Lot 1586

A large 19th century Portico clock, with two train movement striking on a bell. Height 63 cm, width 31 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £1500 - £2000

Lot 1587

A 19th century continental mantle clock, with Poseidon figural mount and with rococo case with two train movement with visible brocot escapement. Height 45 cm, width 49 cm.

Estimated: £350 - £450

Lot 1588

A 19th century ormolu and porcelain clock, with two train striking movement and enamelled dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary Arabic numerals with doves above and emblems of battle, together with matched two branch candelabra. Height 28 cm, width 22 cm.

Estimated: £400 - £600

Lot 1589

A 19th century ebonised bracket clock, with three train spring driven movement striking on five gongs, complete with key and pendulum. Height 48 cm, width 30 cm, depth 22 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £800 - £1200

Lot 1590

A Comitti of Holborn walnut cased stick barometer, with silvered dial and brass fittings. Height 108 cm.

Estimated: £300 - £400

Lot 1591

A 19th century Cartel wall clock, with two train striking movement and Arabic numerals to the dial. Height 48 cm.

Estimated: £150 - £200

Lot 1592

A 19th century French bronze mantle clock, with courting couple above the circular dial with two train striking movement and with elaborate base beneath. Height 47 cm, width 34 cm, depth 10 cm.

Estimated: £300 - £400

Lot 1593

A 19th century French mantle clock by Mazilier Metz, with female figure mount pondering. Height 47 cm, width 36 cm, depth 12.5 cm.

Estimated: £350 - £450

Lot 1594

A 19th century mahogany mantle clock, with two train French striking movement, single gong, the base marked Einhart Birmingham. Height excluding handle 32 cm, width 26 cm, depth 17 cm.

Estimated: £300 - £400

Lot 1595

A Victorian onyx mantle clock, with two train movement striking on a gong. Height 26.5 cm, width 26.5 cm, depth 13.5 cm.

Estimated: £40 - £60

Lot 1596

A 19th century French mantle clock, with male figure seated beneath a tree above the dial and two train movement striking on a bell. Height 38 cm, width 26 cm.

Estimated: £250 - £300

Lot 1597

A 19th century French mantle clock, with marble base, female figure with open book and with two train striking movement all raised on short feet. Height 30 cm, width 38 cm, depth 14 cm (see illustration).

Estimated: £500 - £800

Lot 1598

An 18th century Dutch wall clock, with canopy and painted bracket, naively painted with mermaids, buildings and swans. Height 79 cm, width 32 cm.

Estimated: £120 - £180