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Lot 2000: John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack, 1864-1867 bound as a single volume in green, (no adverts), 1864 112 pages; 1865 160 pages;...

Estimate: £6000 - £8000 John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack, 1864-1867 bound as a single volume in green, (no adverts), 1864 112 pages; 1865 160 pages; 1866 196 pages; 1867 160 pages THE FIRST FOUR YEARS OF PUBLICATION OF WISDEN
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Lot 2001: John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack 1868- 1871, 1868 112 pages, 1869 120 pages, 1870 152 pages, 1871 162 pages bound as a...

Estimate: £4000 - £6000 John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack 1868- 1871, 1868 112 pages, 1869 120 pages, 1870 152 pages, 1871 162 pages bound as a single volume
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Lot 2002: John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack 1872- 1873, bound as a single volume, 1872, 172 pages, 1873, 208 pages

Estimate: £2000 - £3000 John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack 1872- 1873, bound as a single volume, 1872, 172 pages, 1873, 208 pages
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Lot 2003: John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack 1874-1875, 1874 180 pages, 1875, 212 pages, bound as a single volume

Estimate: £6000 - £8000 John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack 1874-1875, 1874 180 pages, 1875, 212 pages, bound as a single volume
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Lot 2004: John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack 1876-1878 (77 & 78 original covers), bound as a single volume

Estimate: £2000 - £3000 John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack 1876-1878 (77 & 78 original covers), bound as a single volume
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Lot 2005: John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack 1879-1889 ( 79-81 bound as one, 82-84 bound as one, 85-86 bound as one, 1887-9 bound...

Estimate: £1500 - £2500 John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack 1879-1889 ( 79-81 bound as one, 82-84 bound as one, 85-86 bound as one, 1887-9 bound separately, most with original covers, (6)
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Lot 2006: John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack,1890-1899, bound in ten volumes

Estimate: £300 - £400 John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack,1890-1899, bound in ten volumes
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Lot 2007: John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack,1900-1913, 14 vols. all except 1903 with original paper covers

Estimate: £400 - £500 John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack,1900-1913, 14 vols. all except 1903 with original paper covers
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Lot 2008: John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack, 1914-1919, bound in four volumes, 1916-7 bound as one, 1918-9 bound as one, all with...

Estimate: £250 - £400 John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack, 1914-1919, bound in four volumes, 1916-7 bound as one, 1918-9 bound as one, all with original soft covers and adverts pages
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Lot 2009: John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack, 1920-1938, bound in 19 volumes all with original covers

Estimate: £250 - £350 John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack, 1920-1938, bound in 19 volumes all with original covers
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Lot 2010: John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack , 1939-1949, bound in eleven volumes

Estimate: £250 - £350 John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack , 1939-1949, bound in eleven volumes
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Lot 2011: John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack 1950-1979, linen cloth, a continuous run, plus 9 assorted later editions and 3 other cricket...

Estimate: £60 - £80 John Wisden's Cricketers' Almanack 1950-1979, linen cloth, a continuous run, plus 9 assorted later editions and 3 other cricket related volumes
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Lot 2012: E.M. Forster, A Room With a View, pub. Edward Arnold, London (1908), First edition, first impression. Original red vertically-ribbed...

Estimate: £200 - £300 E.M. Forster, A Room With a View, pub. Edward Arnold, London (1908), First edition, first impression. Original red vertically-ribbed cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt.
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Lot 2012A: Large collection of modern art reference box over 200 vols

Estimate: £100 - £200 Large collection of modern art reference box over 200 vols
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Lot 2013: England - The Photographic Atlas, in plastic case and The Times Atlas 1895 (2)

Estimate: £20 - £40 England - The Photographic Atlas, in plastic case and The Times Atlas 1895 (2)
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Lot 2014: Adam, William; Simpson, James [Introduction, Vitruvius Scoticus: Plans, Elevations, and Sections of Public Buildings, Noblemen's...

Estimate: £40 - £60 Adam, William; Simpson, James [Introduction, Vitruvius Scoticus: Plans, Elevations, and Sections of Public Buildings, Noblemen's and Gentlemen's Houses in Scotland (Dover Architecture), ]Published by AMS Press, 1980, John V. Van Pelt, Architecture Toscane: Ou, Palais, Maisons, et Autres Edifices De La Toscane (The Library of Architectural Documents: 1) , Published by Pencil Points Press, New York, 1923, Stratton, Arthur / A. Trystan Edwards, Part III Application of the Orders. The Orders of Architecture Greek Roman and Renaissance with Selected Examples . Published by Batsford Ltd., London, 1931 (3)
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Lot 2015: Raccolta delle migliori chiese di Roma e suburbane espresse in tavole disegnate ed incise da Giacomo Fontana e corredate...

Estimate: £60 - £100 Raccolta delle migliori chiese di Roma e suburbane espresse in tavole disegnate ed incise da Giacomo Fontana e corredate di cenni storici e descrittivi, Fontana, Giacomo 1838 Vol III only,
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Lot 2016: Vasi, Guiseppe, Delle magnificenze di Roma antica e moderna, libro ottavo, che contiene, I monasteri e conservatori di donne...

Estimate: £800 - £1200 Vasi, Guiseppe, Delle magnificenze di Roma antica e moderna, libro ottavo, che contiene, I monasteri e conservatori di donne (The Magnificence of Ancient and Modern Rome, volume VIII, Monasteries and Conservatories for Women), 1758. volume IX – Schools, Hospices and Hospitals, volume X – Villas and Gardens, vellum binding
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Lot 2017: Folio Society boxed editions of Thomas Hardy, Anthony Trollope, Italian Cities etc

Estimate: £60 - £80 Folio Society boxed editions of Thomas Hardy, Anthony Trollope, Italian Cities etc
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Lot 2017A: Small collection of Folio Society books

Estimate: £20 - £30 Small collection of Folio Society books
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Lot 2018: Collection of twenty-two signed and dedicated hardback novels by Henry Cecil and two hardback non-fiction books unsigned,...

Estimate: £300 - £500 Collection of twenty-two signed and dedicated hardback novels by Henry Cecil and two hardback non-fiction books unsigned, to include:'Sober as a Judge' signed, 1958'Friends at Court' signed, 1956'Alibi for a Judge' signed, 1960'Ways and Means' signed,1952'Full Circle' signed, 1948'No Bail for the Judge' signed, 1952'Settled out of Court' signed, 1959'Much in Evidence' singed,1957'Not such an Ass' signed, 1961'Daughters in Law' signed, 1961'Brothers in Law' signed,1955'Fathers in Law' signed, 1965'Tell You What I'll Do' signed,1969'Portrait of a Judge' signed,1964Independent Witness' signed,1963'The Painswick Line' signed, 1951'Know About English Law' signed 1965'Cross Purposes' unsigned, 1976'Just Within the Law' unsigned, 1975'According to the Evidence' signed,1954'Natural Causes' signed,1953'The Asking Price' signed,1966'Brief To Counsel' signed, 1958'Unlawful Occasions' signed, 1962Provenance:Major Henry Cecil Leon was my father's Company Commander during the Second World War in the Eighth Arm North Africa, commonly known as the Desert Rats.My Father, Leslie Morel, was a Lance Sergeant, who sadly was killed during active service in 1943, leaving behind a widow age 20 and myself (Tony) age 13 months.After my fathers death, Major Leon kept in touch with my mother (Eva) sending her signed copies of his books as soon as they where published. We were invited to his home several times, visited Inns of Court and we were invited to attend his plays in the West End, London. Such was his friendship, he was invited to my wedding in 1965.His friendship lasted to the end of his life. Both he and his wife were two of the kindest, most interesting people I had the good fortune to be part of my younger life.
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Lot 2019: 'The Greyfriars Holiday Annual, 1920-1941, 1976-1986 and later copies of the annual,

Estimate: £30 - £50 'The Greyfriars Holiday Annual, 1920-1941, 1976-1986 and later copies of the annual,
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Lot 2020: Collection of 1st edition Billy Bunter books, 1-38, 17 (2), 'Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School' 20th thousand and 'Billy...

Estimate: £300 - £500 Collection of 1st edition Billy Bunter books, 1-38, 17 (2), 'Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School' 20th thousand and 'Billy Bunter's Banknote (11,000), No's 1-10 published by Charles Skilton Ltd., all others by Cassell, all with dust jackets, (39),
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Lot 2021: 'Bunter Keeps It Dark', by Frank Richards, published by Cassell, 1960, signed, inscribed and with a typed and signed letter...

Estimate: £30 - £50 'Bunter Keeps It Dark', by Frank Richards, published by Cassell, 1960, signed, inscribed and with a typed and signed letter from Frank Richards,
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Lot 2021A: Collection of Antiquarian books including; Ernest Benn, Persian Pictures, 1st edition 1928; Philippe Lippens, Expedition...

Estimate: £50 - £60 Collection of Antiquarian books including; Ernest Benn, Persian Pictures, 1st edition 1928; Philippe Lippens, Expedition en Arabie Centrale, 1956; G. E. Franklin, Palenstine; Life and Letters of Marcus Tullius Cicero; Ella Sykes, Though Deserts and Oases of Central Asia; and Rev. Dr. Alexis Muston, The Israel of the Alps; and 1950's literature including Osbert Lancaster, Drayneflete Revealed
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Lot 2022: C H Chapman, Billy Bunter pen and ink cartoon depicting Billy and Sammy on an upturned boat, pencil captions reading 'Don't...

Estimate: £200 - £300 C H Chapman, Billy Bunter pen and ink cartoon depicting Billy and Sammy on an upturned boat, pencil captions reading 'Don't leave me like this, Sammy!', and 'It's the only way I know, how to leave you, Billy', signed, 22cm x 30cm,
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Lot 2023: Magnet comics, 1908 vol.1 no's 18 and 21, 1909 vol.2 43 and 52, and vol.3 no's 59, 60, 61, 65, 72, 73, 74 and 75, and from...

Estimate: £60 - £100 Magnet comics, 1908 vol.1 no's 18 and 21, 1909 vol.2 43 and 52, and vol.3 no's 59, 60, 61, 65, 72, 73, 74 and 75, and from 1910-1913, 1916, 1917, 1921, 1923-1927, 1929-31, 1933, 1934, 1938-40, (79), and two boxes of re-prints,
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Lot 2024: Collection of Howard Baker Billy Bunter hardback editions, comprising volumes 1-17, 19-66, 68-99,

Estimate: £40 - £60 Collection of Howard Baker Billy Bunter hardback editions, comprising volumes 1-17, 19-66, 68-99,
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Lot 2025: Howard Baker hardback Collectors editions of The Magnet 18. 24a and 25a and Greyfriars Book Club Ltd. limited editions, comprising,...

Estimate: £50 - £80 Howard Baker hardback Collectors editions of The Magnet 18. 24a and 25a and Greyfriars Book Club Ltd. limited editions, comprising, 1-93,
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Lot 2026: Frank Richards/Martin Clifford, Tom Merry 1st edition novels, comprising 'Talbot's Secret', 'Tom Merry & Co. of St. Jim's',...

Estimate: £50 - £80 Frank Richards/Martin Clifford, Tom Merry 1st edition novels, comprising 'Talbot's Secret', 'Tom Merry & Co. of St. Jim's', (3), two by Martin Clifford and one by Frank Richards (later copy), 'Cardew's Catch', 'The Secret of the Study', 'Tom Merry & Co. Caravanners', 'Tom Merry's Triumph', 'Trouble for Tom Merry', 'The Disappearance of Tom Merry' and Down and Out!', five 'Tom Merry's Own' and a Tom Merry's Annual, and fifty-seven 1920's and 1930's editions of 'The Gem' comic,
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Lot 2027: Incomplete run of Wizard comics from 1946-1959, (170), twelve copies of Chambers's Journal from 1865, Cinegram, six The Nelson...

Estimate: £50 - £80 Incomplete run of Wizard comics from 1946-1959, (170), twelve copies of Chambers's Journal from 1865, Cinegram, six The Nelson Lee Library from the 1930's, and others,
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Lot 2028: Collection of Annuals to include, Eagle 1-3, Golden Annual for Girls 1930's, Japhet and Happy Annual 1933, Schoolgirls Own...

Estimate: £40 - £60 Collection of Annuals to include, Eagle 1-3, Golden Annual for Girls 1930's, Japhet and Happy Annual 1933, Schoolgirls Own Annual 1920's, amalgamated magazines, Boys Own Paper from the late 19th century and others,
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Lot 2029: Howard Baker publications, to include editions of The Gem, Billy Bunter's Own and Collectors Pie',

Estimate: £30 - £50 Howard Baker publications, to include editions of The Gem, Billy Bunter's Own and Collectors Pie',
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Lot 2030: Collection of Billy Bunter hardback facsimile editions of the novels and paperback editions,

Estimate: £30 - £50 Collection of Billy Bunter hardback facsimile editions of the novels and paperback editions,
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Lot 2030A: Collection of reference books on antiques and fine art

Estimate: £60 - £100 Collection of reference books on antiques and fine art
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Lot 2031: Collection of schoolboy related novels and books, to include Tom Merry, Just William and Billy Bunter, books about the authors...

Estimate: £40 - £60 Collection of schoolboy related novels and books, to include Tom Merry, Just William and Billy Bunter, books about the authors and other books,
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Lot 2031A: Beatrix Potter, 'The Roly-Poly Pudding', 1908, 'Ginger & Pickles', 1909, 'The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse', 1918, 'The Tale...

Estimate: £250 - £350 Beatrix Potter, 'The Roly-Poly Pudding', 1908, 'Ginger & Pickles', 1909, 'The Tale of Johnny Town-Mouse', 1918, 'The Tale of Pigling Bland', 1913, 'The Tale of Benjamin Bunny', 1904,(inscribed), 'The Tailor of Gloucester', 1903, (inscribed), 'The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher', 1906, and 'The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies', 1909, all published by F. Warne & Co., (8),
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Lot 2032: Daily Mirror News Bulletin, No.1 Wednesday May 5th 1926, (General Strike Copy), The Radio Times Vol 1 No 1 Sept 28th 1923,...

Estimate: £40 - £60 Daily Mirror News Bulletin, No.1 Wednesday May 5th 1926, (General Strike Copy), The Radio Times Vol 1 No 1 Sept 28th 1923,
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Lot 2032A: CAM, 'Bill Frog to the Rescue', John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd., printed in Holland by L Van Leer & Co. Ltd., 1951, with dust...

Estimate: £250 - £350 CAM, 'Bill Frog to the Rescue', John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd., printed in Holland by L Van Leer & Co. Ltd., 1951, with dust jacket,
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Lot 2033: RACKHAM (A) illus AESOPS FABLES limited ed 807/1450. signed white cloth with gilt lettering soiled, William Heinemann 1912....

Estimate: £200 - £300 RACKHAM (A) illus AESOPS FABLES limited ed 807/1450. signed white cloth with gilt lettering soiled, William Heinemann 1912.
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Lot 2033A: Collection of books and periodicals ( 2 Shelves )

Estimate: £40 - £60 Collection of books and periodicals ( 2 Shelves )
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Lot 2034: Ian Fleming - Octopussy and The Living Daylights, James Bond hardback book, first edition first impression, 1966 Jonathan...

Estimate: £50 - £80 Ian Fleming - Octopussy and The Living Daylights, James Bond hardback book, first edition first impression, 1966 Jonathan Cape, with dust jacket.
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Lot 2034A: Collection of various books (4 shelves)

Estimate: £40 - £60 Collection of various books (4 shelves)
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Lot 2035: Ian Fleming - James Bond; The Man with the Golden Gun, first edition third impression, June 1965 Jonathan Cape, with dust...

Estimate: £40 - £60 Ian Fleming - James Bond; The Man with the Golden Gun, first edition third impression, June 1965 Jonathan Cape, with dust jacket; and The Spy Who Loved Me, first edition seventh impression, 1965 Jonathan Cape, with dust jacket. (2)
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Lot 2035A: Gibson Charles. Dana. seven volumes of drawings

Estimate: £100 - £150 Gibson Charles. Dana. seven volumes of drawings
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Lot 2036: James Bond - Colonel Sun, A James Bond Adventure by Robert Markham, first edition, 1968 Jonathan Cape, with dust jacket,...

Estimate: £40 - £60 James Bond - Colonel Sun, A James Bond Adventure by Robert Markham, first edition, 1968 Jonathan Cape, with dust jacket, together with twenty-eight Ian Fleming 007 novels including hardbacks. (qty)
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Lot 2036A: Collection of books on military subjects to include,Hamilton-Browne, Colonel G. A Lost Legionary in South Africa Published:...

Estimate: £80 - £120 Collection of books on military subjects to include,Hamilton-Browne, Colonel G. A Lost Legionary in South Africa Published: T. Werner Laurie, London, Captain G J Younghusband and Captain Frank E Younghusband: `The Relief of Chitral`, London 1895, Dyer, Brigadier-General R.E.H.The Raiders of the Sarhad Being the Account of a Campaign of Arms and Bluff Against the Brigands of the Persian-Baluchi Border During the Great War, Published by H.F.& G.Witherby, London (1921)
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Lot 2037: Charles Dickens, 'The Personal History of David Copperfield', illustrated by Frank Reynolds R.J., published by Hodder and...

Estimate: £50 - £80 Charles Dickens, 'The Personal History of David Copperfield', illustrated by Frank Reynolds R.J., published by Hodder and Stoughton 1911, 40/350 limited edition signed by illustrator, hardback, top edge gilt and others uncut
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Lot 2037A: Rackham, Arthur, Some British Ballads Published by Constable & Company, London, 1920, A Midsummer Night's Dream [Illustrated],William...

Estimate: £40 - £60 Rackham, Arthur, Some British Ballads Published by Constable & Company, London, 1920, A Midsummer Night's Dream [Illustrated],William Shakespeare, Published by William Heinemann; Doubleday, Page & Co., London; New York (1929) Grimms Fairy Tales, Folio Society, Tanglewood Tales Hawthorne, Nathaniel (Dulac, Edmund - illust) Published by Hodder and Stoughton, 1938 (4)
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Lot 2038: Wynne Greville:The Man from Moscow, title page inscribed by the author first edition published Hutchinson & Co, Beaton (Cecil),...

Estimate: £40 - £60 Wynne Greville:The Man from Moscow, title page inscribed by the author first edition published Hutchinson & Co, Beaton (Cecil), The Face of the World, first edition, signed by the author and numbered 20.
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