antiques & fine art sale

29th November 2018

Lot 1

A box of books on The Irish Troubles, to include A Long Long War by Ken Wharton, The Troubles by Tim Pat Coogen, Behind The Mask by Peter Taylor, Britain in Agony by Richard Clutterbuck, Cultural Traditions in Northern Ireland, etc. (21).

Sold for £110

Lot 2

A box of books on The Irish Troubles, to include The Case for The UDR Four by Ian Paisley, The Illusive Quest by Norman Porter, Error of Judgement by Chris Mullin, Web of Punishment by Carol Coulter, etc. (41).

Sold for £130

Lot 3

A box of books on The Irish Troubles, to include Living with Terrorism by Richard Clutterbuck, The Operators by James Rennie, Death of A Hero by John Parker, etc. (30).

Sold for £120

Lot 4

A box of books on The Irish Troubles, to include Housing and Divided Community by C.E.B. Brett, The Irish War by Tom Geraghty, The Flight from Famine by McKay, (36).

Sold for £100

Lot 5

A box of books on The Irish Troubles, to include History of Northern Ireland by Buckland, The British Army in Northern Ireland by Lieutenant Col. Michael Dewar, States of Mind by Olivia Macdonagh, Belfast Approach to Crisis by Ian Budge, etc. (36).

Sold for £100

Lot 6

A box of books on The Irish Troubles, to include Kevin Lynch and The Irish Hunger Strike, Belfast diary by John Conroy, Ulsters Uncertain Defenders by Sarah Nelson, Loyal to King Billy by Crawford (30).

Sold for £110

Lot 7

A box of books on The Irish Troubles, to include None Shall Divide Us by Michael Stone, State Violence by Raymond Murray, Bigotry and Blood by Charles Carlton, Caught in The Crossfire by Ed Cairns (30).

Sold for £110

Lot 8

A box of books on The Irish Troubles, to include The Catholics of Ulster by Marianne Elliott, Peace Keeping in a Democratic Society by Robin Evelegh, Joe Cayhill, A Life in The IRA by Brendan Anderson, Holding the Line by Sir John Herman, the IRA 1968-2000 by J.B. Bell (41).

Sold for £80

Lot 9

A box of books on The Irish Troubles, to include Making Sense of The Troubles by David McKittrick, The Ulster Defence Regiment by Chris Ryder, Political Dialogue in Northern Ireland by David Bloomfield, The Green Flag by Robert Kee, Death Grows on You by NIki Hill (27).

Sold for £60

Lot 10

A box of books on The Irish Troubles, to include Bernadette by G.W. Target, Ian Paisley, My Father by Rhonda Paisley, The Divided Kingdom by John Osmond, Shadow of The Dove by Barry Davies (38).

Sold for £70

Lot 11

A box of books on The Irish Troubles, to include The UVF by Jim Cusack, Paying The Price by Roy Mason, Chains to be Broken by Robin Eames (31).

Sold for £70

Lot 12

A box of books on The Irish Troubles, to include The Memories of A Statesman by Brian Faulkner, Recriminations Old & New by Bernard Cullen, Violence and The Social Services in Northern Ireland, Stand-Off by Gordon Lucy (36).

Sold for £70

Lot 13

A box of books on The Irish Troubles, to include Sinn Fein - A Century of Struggle, Mirrors Orange & Green by Belinda Lofthouse, Northern Ireland and The Troubles by Charles Messenger (18).

Sold for £60

Lot 14

A box of booklets leaflets and publications on The Irish Troubles, to include The Southern Question, The Rights of Man in Ireland, I would Rather Be an Ulsterman, Pathway to Peace by Gerry Adams, Ulsters Protestants Working Class, British Soldiers Speak Out on Ireland (70+).

Sold for £320

Lot 15

A box of booklets pamphlets and publications on The Irish Troubles, to include The Birmingham Framework by Denis Faul, Falls in Focus, They Shoot Children, The H Blocks, Signpost to Independence & Socialism, Nationalist Women & The RUC (50+).

Sold for £380

Lot 16

A box of booklets pamphlets and publications on The Irish Troubles, to include Belfast August 1971 - "A Case to be Answered, Ulster" - The Facts, Britain & The Irish Crisis, Violence & Northern Ireland, The Two Irish Nations, Northern Ireland & the Common Market (70+).

Sold for £460

Lot 17

A box of pamphlets booklets and publications on The Irish Troubles, to include Fermanagh B Specials by Mervyn Dane, Handbook for Volunteers of The Irish Republican Army, Beyond The Religious Divide, Irish Songs of Resistance, The Writings of Bobby Sands (50+).

Sold for £420

Lot 18

A box of pamphlets booklets and publications of The Irish Troubles, to include Four Months in Winter, An Irish Dimension by Vera E. Nevin, Loyalism in Ireland, Life on The Interface, Terror in Northern Ireland (55+).

Sold for £440

Lot 19

A box of pamphlets books and ephemera on The Irish Troubles, Irish Liberation Press, Fortnight, Irish The Republican Magazine, Captive Voice, Belfast Bulletin, Purple Standard (80+).

Sold for £400

Lot 20

Three bags of +/- 150 Republican newspaper publications, An Phoblacht.

Sold for £440

Lot 21

An A3 portfolio of 44 Republican Unionist Sectarian and other Irish Trouble political posters.

Sold for £600

Lot 22

Fourteen Irish Trouble posters, to include UVF, Ulster Movement, Destroy The Census, IRSP Easter Commemoration, Kieran Doherty. 303 mm x 430 mm.

Sold for £340

Lot 23

Eighteen Irish Trouble posters, to include Plastic Bullets Kill, Francis Hughes, Frank Stag, Political Prisoner Long Kesh. Size +/- A2.

Sold for £420

Lot 24

Twelve posters about The Irish Troubles, to include 22 Years in English Prisons, Release All Political Prisoners, Republican Sinn Fein, Free All POWS. +/- 620 mm x 430 mm.

Sold for £440

Lot 25

Fourteen Irish Trouble political posters, to include Troops Out Movement, Loughinisland Massacre Collusion, Don't Let Them Die, Bobby Sands, The Rhythm of Time, Support The H Block Hunger Strikers. +/- 620 mm x 430 mm.

Sold for £570

Lot 26

Thirteen Irish Trouble political posters, Oppose Censorship, Stop Strip Searches, Republican & Sinn Fein, Smash H Block, etc. Various sizes.

Sold for £480

Lot 27

Two boxes of books pamphlets and ephemera on Situationism, to include A Game of War by Andrew Hussey, The Merry Month of May by James Jones, The Situationist City by Simon Saddler, The Year of The Barricades by David Caute, etc.

Sold for £170

Lot 28

Two boxes of Situationism, posters, games, books, CD and ephemera.

Sold for £320

Lot 29

Twenty Six books on The Red Army and Class Wars, The Secret State by Richard Thurlow (1995), Bringing The War Home by Jeremy Varon (2004), Anarchists Never Surrender by Victor Serge (2015), Anti-Oedipus Capitalism & Schizophrenia by Charles Deleuze, etc.

Sold for £30

Lot 30

A box of books on the Baader-Meinhof and other far right publications, to include Baader-Meinhof by Stefan Aust (2008), Remembering The Armed Struggled by Magrit Schiller, Hitlers Children by Jillian Becker (1977), How It All Began by Heinrich Boll, Love, Gudrun Ensslin by Simon Corbin, (36).

Sold for £65

Lot 31

A box of Civil Unrest & Class War ephemera booklets and badges, Alternative Green, The Destruction of Toy Town UK, This is Class War, No Quality Without Equality, National Front, Charter 88, Beating The Poll Tax, Nuclear Disarmament for Britain, etc.

Sold for £110

Lot 32

A box of UK and USA etc. Civil Defence Security posters and warning signs, and a framed Ground Burst effects poster.

Sold for £32

Lot 33

Two boxes of Greenpeace books, Fifty Years of Arctic Research by R. Gilberg, Greenpeace - An Insiders Account by Rex Weyler, World Watch Greenpeace by Sean Sheehan, Rainbow Warrior, and a box of Greenpeace ephemera and 24 Greenpeace Kyoto Treaty & Ecology posters, etc.

Sold for £50

Lot 34

A box of Baader-Meinhof ephemera and DVDS.

Sold for £180

Lot 35

A box of mixed and Palestinian propaganda booklets posters and ephemera, Life Matters, Save The Sharpeville Six, Prairie Fire, Mini Manual of The Urban Guerilla, etc.

Sold for £85

Lot 36

A box of posters and ephemera on USA etc., Partisan Project posters, The Impossible Dream, FBI leaflets, and box of mixed posters.

Sold for £160

Lot 37

Two boxes of Vietnam War propaganda booklets, pamphlets and ephemera.

Sold for £180

Lot 38

A box of Vietnam War propaganda booklets pamphlets and periodicals, and a box of Time Week magazines.

Sold for £75

Lot 39

Two boxes of books on Vietnam and The Vietnam War, to include Women in a Vietnamese Revolutionary posters, This Soldier Still at War by John Bryan (1975), Vietnam by Stanley Karnow, Vietnam by Lauran Paine (1965), etc.

Sold for £70

Lot 40

Two boxes of Vietnam War ephemera, posters photographs, badges, propaganda, etc.

Sold for £125

Lot 41

200+ Vietnam War black and white photographs (see illustration).

Sold for £550

Lot 42

Two boxes of books CDS and DVD on China, to include Second Chinese Revolution by K.S. Karol (1975), The Real Thing - Contemporary Art from China, Liu Yong Comrades, Poems of Mao Tse-tung, China Onward - Chinese Contemporary Art from 1966-2006 (2007), etc.

Sold for £40

Lot 43

Two boxes of books on Feminism and CND etc., to include CND Now More Than Ever by Kate Hudson, A New World for Women by Sheila Rowbotham, The Road to Greenham Common, etc., periodicals, ephemera, photographs, etc.

Sold for £90

Lot 44

A box of Peace News publications, and 39 posters on Nuclear Disarmament, Greenham Common, CND, Feminism, etc.

Sold for £240

Lot 45

A box of political and other posters, to include 18 exhibition posters, etc., 14 mixed political posters, 7 South/Central American posters, etc.

Sold for £140

Lot 46

A box of political and other posters, to include No More War, Middle East, 31 Libyan posters, South African and 22 political and class war posters, etc.

Sold for £140

Lot 47

A handpainted Vietnamese propaganda poster, circa 1960s, "Victory Belongs To Us" depicting a Southern Vietnamese woman with a dove in her hand and further doves above each holding the flag of the National Liberation Front (Viet Cong), gouache on paper. Image 51.5 cm x 68.5 cm.

Sold for £120

Lot 48

A Vietnamese handpainted propaganda poster, circa 1960s, "Vietnam is Sure of Victory" depicting two lotus flowers growing amongst the rubble of a city, smoke in the background and to the forefront the wing tip of an aeroplane (this normally has the initials USAF). Image 71.3 cm x 41 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £130

Lot 49

A Vietnamese handpainted propaganda poster, circa 1960's/70's, "Nothing More Precious Than Independent Freedom" depicting a white lotus tied with a ribbon of the flag of National Liberation Front (Viet. Cong) beneath a pink and red sky. Image 70.5 cm x 41 cm.

Sold for £120

Lot 50

After Tian Hao (Hieu) L.N.Lo'i (Vietmanese) Vietnam Propaganda poster, "You don't hear the sound at the jail", depicting two inmates, one on his knees hailing help the other lying on his back clutching his chest, signed and dated 1-1959, gouache on paper, image 63 cm x 48.3 cm.

Sold for £80

Lot 51

Hieu, (Vietnamese) Vietnam propaganda poster, dated 1972, "The people of Vietnam will win! - The United States is determined to lose" depicting a black and white bust of a Southern Vietnamese female above the slogans all against a blue ground, signed and dated Hieu 72, gouache on paper, image 73.3 cm x 45.7 cm.

Sold for £160

Lot 52

A handpainted Vietnamese propaganda poster, 1960/70's, "We protect our national borders" depicting a female in traditional dress, a rifle slung over her shoulder and buildings to the background, gouache on paper, image 66 cm x 47.3 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £300

Lot 53

A hand painted Vietnamese propaganda poster, 1960/70's "Construct and defend our fatherland with enthusiasm" depicting a soldier raising his helmet aloft in the air beneath agricultural and military figures, gouache on paper, image 69 cm x 46 cm.

Sold for £120

Lot 54

After Le Tiep, a hand painted Vietnamese propaganda poster, circa 1974, "Use your weapon and support our Revolution" gouache on paper, 66 cm x 47.8 cm.

Sold for £130

Lot 55

After Huynh Van Thuan, circa 1970's, hand painted Vietnamese propaganda poster "We protect the peoples administration", gouache on paper, image 70.5 cm x 54.3 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £105

Lot 56

After Trinh Quoc, circa 1970's, "North and South Vietnam, one family", Vietnamese hand painted propaganda poster, initialled N.T. gouache on paper, 66.7 cm x 48.8 cm.

Sold for £220

Lot 57

A hand painted Vietnamese propaganda poster, circa 1970's, "The Liberation Front of the South Vietnamese people is the true representative of the South Vietnamese people, depicting 3/4 length profile of a Vietnamese female wearing a helmet and a scarf of the National Liberation Front (Viet Cong), lilac coloured dress and holding a rifle, all before a stylised red and ochre sun, gouache on paper, 68.5 cm x 46 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £200

Lot 58

After Nguyen Tien Canh (Vietnamese), "We make full use of leftover food to feed pigs, and we will raise livestock as a major industry", Vietnamese colour printed propaganda poster dated 1973, image 74.3 cm x 50 cm.

Sold for £110

Lot 59

A Vietnamese hand painted propaganda poster, circa 19060/70's, "Shoot the enemy 401 as revenge for the people", gouache on paper, 47.5 cm x 73.5 cm.

Sold for £130

Lot 60

After Nguyen Tien Canh (Vietnamese), a Vietnam propaganda poster, circa 1960/70's, "Petroleum workers, good fighters with good production", printed in colours, 54 cm x 39.5 cm.

Sold for £130

Lot 61

An American anti Vietnam war silk screen poster, circa early 1970's, published by The Poster Factory, depicting a Vietnamese man and woman holding the lifeless body of a child, beneath the words "You who build the altars now to sacrifice these children..." taken from Leonard Cohen's "Story of Isaac" (published 1969), entitled "Corporate dividends from automated war" within a ticker tape type banner. Footnote: The poster factory was set up by students from the University of Minnesota producing posters focusing on objections to the Vietnam War. Overall 57.3 cm x 72.5 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £100

Lot 62

After Alexander Calder (American 1898-1976), "Pour le Viet Nam" original American anti Vietnam war printed poster 1967, published Arte Paris, 75 cm x 44.5 cm.

Sold for £60

Lot 63

A French anti American Vietnam war poster, circa 1970's, "Homage a Ho Chi Minh" advertising a tribute to Ho Chi Minh and offering solidarity with Vietnam and their fight against the Americans, to be held Thursday 13th November at the Centre Censier, overall 56 cm x 38 cm.

Sold for £60

Lot 64

A hand painted Vietnamese propaganda poster, circa 1960/70's, "Liberate the South, Protect the North", the image depicts North and South Vietnamese females embracing, each with an assault rifle on their backs before bamboo and a red sun, gouache on paper, image 49.5 cm x 68.2 cm (see illustration).

Sold for £220

Lot 65

A hand painted Vietnamese propaganda poster, circa 1960/70's, "Fight to win" the image depicting soldiers from the Air Force, Navy and Army above a quote from Ho Chi Minh, all beneath the flag of Vietnam, gouache on paper, image 59.5 cm x 54 cm.

Sold for £220

Lot 66

A French Anti British propaganda poster, depicting Winston Churchill and a distressed looking mother with child, in French but translates as "His Last Hope ... The Blockade, Will I have enough .. for both of them?", initialled top left corner SK, printed in colour. 117 cm x 79 cm.

Sold for £75

Lot 67

Three American card posters, Ohio Students for Nuclear Disarmament - Protest and Survive, Go Army Anti-Aircraft - A Step Into The Space Age, and Security Poster No. 48 - Lock Up Before You Leave, largest 59.5 cm x 73.5 cm, and a portfolio of Russian propaganda posters and a printed publication.

Sold for £60

Lot 68

Angus McBean (British 1904-1990), black and white photographic Christmas card, this was given to David Dawson of the B2 Gallery in Wapping who had exhibited McBean's work. 25.5 cm x 20.3 cm.

Sold for £30

Lot 69

A quantity of American Anti Vietnam War posters, to include "Strike - In Solidarity With The BU3 ... For The End of Military Recruiting at Boston University", "Kent State May 4th 1970 - March and Rally Against the Bombing", "The Battle May Lai, Filmed through The Cooperation of The Silent Majority" screenplay by Linden B. Johnson and the Joint Chiefs of Staff, "The Nixon Philharmonic" - Vietnamese Culture Night at The Pauley Ballroom, Berkeley Students Union" and others (10).

Sold for £220

Lot 70

A collection of US Anti-Vietnam War posters, to include "Out Now - Stop The Bombing" April 22nd, "March to End The War, New York and Los Angeles", "Wanted By The Thieu Regime for Speaking Out Against The War and The Saigon Dictatorship", "Mguyen Tang Huien" Vietnam Moratorium - Dates October till the end of the war, "Impeach Johnson" - A Film Poster for A Yank in Vietnam", three NPAC fact sheets, a Special Edition "The News" April 4th 1972, and other (15).

Sold for £200

Lot 71

An A1 size Chinese propaganda poster, circa 1980's, and four smaller.

Sold for £30

Lot 72

One volume Mark Twain "A Yankee at The Court of King Arthur", First Edition, Chatto & Windus 1889.

Sold for £40

Lot 73

ALDIN. CECIL, "Dogs of Character", Lucy Dawson's Dog Book "Gundogs" by Chalmers & Ward Binks and "Modern Dogs (Sporting)" by Rawdon B. Lee.

Sold for £20

Lot 74

DUNCAN, ARCHIBALD, The Life of Horatio Nelson, published by James Cundee, 1806.

Sold for £130

Lot 75

MORRIS. F.O., A History of British Birds, six volumes, previewed by John C. Nimmo, uniformly bound in half Morocco over marbled paper boards, matching marbled end papers, spine gilt with raised bands, published 1885-1897.

Sold for £140

Lot 78

Two boxes of books on Fine Art Furniture and Works of Art and Ceramics, to include Mallett Millennium by Lanto Synge, published in association with the Antique Collectors Club (1999), Minton The First 200 Years of Design and Production by Joan Nones, Swan Hill Press (1993), The Art in The Frick Collection by Charles Ryskamp (1996), Art Treasures of England, Art at Auction 1977-78, 1979-80, 1980-81,1981-82, Christie's Reviews, etc.

Sold for £30

Lot 79

Ten volumes of Sotheby's Art at Auction, English Furniture 1500-1840 by Beard & Goodison, published by Phaidon (1987), Dutch Flower Painting 1600-1720 by Paul Taylor, Yale University Press (1995), Staffordshire Porcelain by Geoffrey Godden, The Golden Age of Dutch Painters of The 17th Century by Bob Haak, published by Harry N. Abrams, New York (1984), etc.

Sold for £20

Lot 80

A box of art books to include This Other Eden - Paintings from The Yale Centre for British Art, George Romney, Cezanne, Sargent, Henry Moore, Reynolds, Illuminated Manuscripts, etc.

Sold for £25

Lot 81

TROLLOPE. ANTHONY, six Folio Society editions in slip cases, The Warden, The Last Chronicle of Barset, The Small House at Allington, Framley Parsonage, Barchester Towers, Doctor Thorn, also The History of The Kings of Britain by Geoffrey of Monmouth.

Sold for £28

Lot 82

ELIOT, GEORGE, seven volumes of The Stereotyped Edition, red leather at spine and corners, marbled boards, page edges and end paper, each volume with five raised bands and gold gilt lettering, published by William Blackwood & Sons, Felix Holt, Silas Marner, Romola, Adam Bede, The Mill On the Floss, Middlemarch, Daniel Deronda (see illustration).

Sold for £110

Lot 83

AUSTEN, JANE, six volumes of The Works of Jane Austen, with green leather spines and gilding, Pride and Prejudice, Northanger Abbey, Mansfield Park, Emma, Persuasion, Lady Susan and The Watsons, Adelphi Editions, published by Martin Secker, circa 1890.

Sold for £450

Lot 84

CHURCHILL. WINSTON, The Second World War, First Edition set of six volumes specially rebound with red leather spines and gilt lettering (see illustration).

Sold for £350

Lot 85

Westmorland Cumberland Durham and Northumberland, illustrated from original drawings by Thomas Allom with historical and topographical descriptions by Thomas Rose, circa 1832 (see illustration).

Sold for £260

Lot 86

DICKENS, CHARLES, fourteen volumes of Charles Dickens novels, published by Chapman & Hall, with illustrations, leather spines with gilt lettering and design, marbled boards and paper edges, circa 1900.

Sold for £110

Lot 88

A box of art books, to include Bruegel, Jordaens, Bosch, Versailles, Les Statute de Paris, Rembrandt, all published by Mercatorfonds of Antwerp, with slip cases, also Sevres, Christie's Year Book, etc.

Sold for £75

Lot 89

A box of art books, to include The British Portrait 1660-1960, British Landscape Watercolours 1750-1850, Flanders and England by John Murray, 600 Years of British Painting, Giotto, etc.

Sold for £45

Lot 90

A box of Grosvenor House Art and Antique Fair handbooks.

Sold for £20

Lot 91

A hand written note from Clementine Churchill, thanking Mrs Jones for her gift, also thanking her for the trouble she has gone to keep the heroic Russians and their terrible victorious struggle against the wicked invaders of their country, signed and dated December 1944 and written upon 10 Downing Street, Whitehall notepaper, 17.5 cm x 11.7 cm.

Sold for £70

Lot 92

MUDIE. ROBERT, Gilbert's Modern Atlas of the Earth, circa 1840's, Royal 4TO, complete with hand coloured maps including a double page of the Western and Eastern Hemisphere and also Texas as a State, half calf bound and marbled interior boards.

Sold for £520

Lot 93

Dulac (Edmond), illustrator. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, 20 tipped in colour plates, original cloth bound with gilt decorations, 4TO.

Sold for £55

Lot 94

COOPER. ALFRED HEATON, Wild Lakeland, described by MacKenzie MacBride blue stamped cloth boards, published by A&C Black Ltd., First Edition 1922, and The English Lakes painted by Alfred Heaton Cooper described by WT Palmer, published by Adam & Charles Black, London 1905.

Sold for £110

Lot 95

WILLIAMSON, RICHARD, Capreol "The Story of a Roebuck", 1973 First Edition, with long and detailed dedication by the author, a second copy specially bound and presented to Edmumd James "With thanks for the existence of your estate which provides the fabric for this story", signed Richard Williamson, "The Great Yew Forest, signed by Richard Williamson with a long and detailed dedication to Anthony John Poucher who was a family friend and gunsmith to both Richard and his father, and two handwritten letters also to Anthony John Poucher.

Sold for £30

Lot 96

HUTCHINSON. WILLIAM, The History of The County of Cumberland, two volumes, published by E.P. Publishing Ltd. (1974).

Sold for £50

Lot 97

NICHOLSON. JOSEPH & RICHARD BURN, The History and Antiquities of The Counties of Westmorland and Cumberland, two volumes, published by E.P. Publishing Ltd. (1976).

Sold for £50

Lot 99

GOLDSMITH. OLIVER, Goldsmiths Animated Nature, two volumes, published by Blackie & Son (1870), leather bindings, illustrated by upwards of 2000 figures.

Sold for £42

Lot 102

WAINWRIGHT. A, box of 27 Pictorial Guides to The Lakeland Fells, some early editions.

Sold for £50

Lot 103

JACOB. GORDON, The Penguin Scores, with biographical notes, 11 softback editions, published circa 1950.

Sold for £25

Lot 104

Two boxes of 21 Folio Society books, to include The Eagle of The Ninth by Rosemary Sutcliff, The Celts by Nora Chadwick, The Secret Garden, Enigma, How of Kill a Mockingbird, etc.

Sold for £70

Lot 105

Six First Edition copies of The New Naturalist, all with dust covers, The Broads (1965), Climate and The British Scene (1952), The Highlands and Islands (1964), The Sea Coast (1953), English Parish Churches (1958), Britain's Structure and Scenery (1946).

Sold for £70

Lot 106

British Calendar Customs, England, three volumes, Volume 1 Moveable Festivals, Volume 2 Fixed Festivals January-May, Volume 3 Fixed Festivals June-December, and British Calendar Customs, Scotland, volumes 1 and 2.

Sold for £45