antiques & fine art sale

12th June 2019

Lot 1

"The History & Antiquities of The Counties of Westmorland & Cumberland", by Joseph Nicholson and Richard Burn (1777), set of 2 volumes, with 2 folding maps, 1390 pages in total, published by Strahan & T. Cadell, London (see illustration).

Sold for £200

Lot 2

DELAVIGNE. KENNETH, T., "The Spyderco Story, The New Shape of Sharp", hardback, about knives, published by Paladin Press (2000), and "Good Gundogs" by Capt. H.F.H. Hardy, illustrations from the original dry points by G. Vernon Stokes, including a hand written letter by Vernon Stokes, published by Country Life (1930).

Sold for £32

Lot 3

A small collection of children's books, together with Ruskin "Sesame and Lilies", Browning's "Songs of Men and Women", Gems from George Eliot and others, all late 19th/early 20th century.

Sold for £15

Lot 4

GLASSE. HANNAH., The Art of Cookery Made Plain and Easy: which far exceeds anything of the kind yet published ..., New Edition, with all the Modern Improvements..., 1784, leather bound.

Sold for £70

Lot 5

Parson and White "History Directory and Gazetteer, of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmorland, Furness, Cartmel & the Lake District" printed for W White & Co, 1829, leather bindings with rebound spine with gilt lettering.

Sold for £70

Lot 6

"The Saxon Chronicle", with English translation (1823) by J. Ingram (1774-1850 The Rawlinson Professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford University).

Sold for £90

Lot 7

MILTON. JOHN. "Comus", published in London by William Heinemann and in New York by Double Day Page & Co., no dust jacket, illustrated by Arthur Rackham, includes 24 tipped in plates, no date but circa 1920, green cloth boards, also "Irish Fairytales" by James Stevens, illustrated by Arthur Rackham (this book is in poor condition).

Sold for £70

Lot 8

Eleven antiquarian books, to include "Letters of Lady Rachel Russell From the Manuscript In the Library of Woburn Abbey" (1773), "Thackeray's Works", "McCauley's Essays", "History of The British Empire" (1837), "The Excursion" a poem by William Wordsworth (1832), etc.

Sold for £32

Lot 9

Two boxes of sheet music, predominantly vocal pieces, with picture covers from early 20th century to mid-1960's.

Sold for £60

Lot 10

Two boxes of predominantly violin and piano music.

Sold for £20

Lot 11

Two boxes of predominantly piano and violin music.

Sold for £10

Lot 13

Two boxes of predominantly piano and violin music.

Sold for £10