Specialist Collectors'

Friday 15th February 2019

Sale starts at 10am on Friday 15th February 2019


For this auction people who wish to view the badges and coins in person will need to register to bid first, please bring ID with your address on. 

  • Thursday 14th February 10am - 7pm
  • Friday 15th February  9am - 10am
  • or by prior appointment

Limited parking is available at the saleroom, alternative parking on Clarence Street £2.50 all day.

Sale Currency: GBP

Terms & Conditions of Sale

Lot 121

A BOX OF MISCELLANEOUS MILITARY INTEREST BOOKS together with a box of Military History Society Bulletins, Auction Catalogues etc.

Hammer price: £18

Estimate: £20-40

Lot 122

A BOX OF BOOKS ON THE ZULU AND BOER WARS and other African campaigns (19)

Hammer price: £65

Estimate: £30-50

Lot 123

A QUANTITY OF 'BATTLEGROUND EUROPE' PUBLICATIONS covering the Somme, Ypres, Arras. Hindenburg Line etc. (34) together with various folders of photocopied military interest articles etc.

Hammer price: £38

Estimate: £30-50

Lot 124

A COLLECTION OF VINTAGE HAND MADE FASHION TYPE ADVERTISING CUT OUTS, hand drawn examples, including a Deco era ink drawing

Hammer price: £50

Estimate: £20-40

Lot 125

TWO "INTERNATIONAL STORES LIMITED" BRASS PLAQUES, W 46 cm together with a modern Visitor's sign (3)

Estimate: £15-30

Lot 126

A LATE VICTORIAN J & J COLMAN'S MUSTARD SHOP TIN WITH VARIOUS SCENES, including "The Stag at Bay", "The Wounded Hound", etc and a "Gilbert Raes Table Waters" show card and Radiance toffee tin containing cigarette cards in period cigarette packs

Estimate: £40-60

Lot 127

A "MILKMAID" CONDENSED MILK WOODEN CRATE, with "RASC" markings and another crate (2)

Hammer price: £18

Estimate: £20-40

Lot 128

A WOODEN SIGN "EMERGENCY FILM SERVICE" and a wood cased "Bude Stentorian Baffle" (2)

Estimate: £30-50

Lot 129

2000AD COMICS - A COMPLETE RUN FROM #1 - #2111, February 1977 - December 2018

Hammer price: £400

Estimate: £400-600

Lot 130

WALTER CRANE - 'RENASCENCE A BOOK OF VERSE' published by Elkin Mathews 1891, limited edition 121/350 together with 'The Baby's Opera', Frederic E. Weatherly - 'Over The Hills Away! Poems, Edward Lear - 'Nonsense Songs' illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke, six books by Juliana Horatia Ewing and other children's illustrated books (12)¦
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Hammer price: £20

Estimate: £20-40

Lot 131

FOLIO SOCIETY ILLUSTRATED BOOKS - Grimm's Fairy Tales, Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales illustrated by W. Heath Robinson, Perrault's Fairy Tales illustrated by Edmund Dulac, 'Tanglewood Tales' illustrated by Edmund Dulac, 'The Adventures of Robin Hood' and 'The Arabian Nights' illustrated by Detmold (6)

Hammer price: £70

Estimate: £60-80

Lot 132

FOLIO SOCIETY ILLUSTRATED BOOKS - 'East of The Sun and West of the Moon' illustrated by Kay Nielsen, J. M. Barrie 'Peter Pan' illustrated by Paula Rego, 'The Fables of Aesop' illustrated by Detmold, E. Nesbit - 'The Railway Children', together with Roald Dahl - 'Tales of the Unexpected' (5)

Hammer price: £60

Estimate: £40-60

Lot 133

EDMUND DULAC - illustrated books to include 'The Sleeping Beauty and other fairy tales', Hodder & Stoughton 1938 (two copies), 'Stories From Hans Andersen', Hodder & Stoughton for Boots, 'Stories From The Arabian Nights', Hodder & Stoughton 1938 and 'Edmund Dulac's Picture-Book For The French Red Cross' (5)

Hammer price: £60

Estimate: £40-60

Lot 134

ANDREW LANG - 'THE OLIVE FAIRY BOOK', Longmans, Green and Co. 1907, 'The Yellow Fairy Book' 1926, 'The Red True Story Book' 1895 together with other illustrated children's books including 'Tales From Hans Andersen' illustrated by E. A. Lemann, 'Alice in Wonderland' illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell and Paul Gallico 'The Snow Goose' illustrated by Peter Scott (6)

Hammer price: £100

Estimate: £30-50

Lot 135

ARTHUR RACKHAM - 'THE INGOLDSBY LEGENDS', William Heinemann 1920 together with an incomplete copy of 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' 1917 and various other children's illustrated books including 'She Stoops To Conquer' illustrated by Hugh Thomson, 'The Cloister & The Hearth' illustrated by Gordon Browne, 'Vanity Fair' illustrated by Lewis Baumer, W. Heath Robinson - 'Bill The Minder' 1982, and 'Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales (7)

Hammer price: £75

Estimate: £40-60

Lot 136

A BOX OF COLLECTABLE CHILDREN'S AND ILLUSTRATED BOOKS to include 'As In A Looking Glass' illustrated by G. Du Maurier, 'Aucassin & Nicolete', also includes Randolph Caldecott, various versions of 'Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám', etc. (38)

Hammer price: £45

Estimate: £40-60

Lot 137

IONA & PETER OPIE - 'I SAW ESAU The Schoolchild's Pocket Book', illustrated by Maurice Sendak, a limited edition copy in slipcase 237/300 signed by Iona Opie & Maurice Sendak with original wrapper

Hammer price: £120

Estimate: £40-60

Lot 138

'THE BOOK OF UNNATURAL HISTORY of Birds, Beasts, Fishes Etc. for young and old' compiled & illustrated by Iggs together with various other comic illustrated books including 'Humors of History' signed by artist Arthur Moreland, H. M. Bateman - 'A Book of Drawings' etc. (9)

Hammer price: £18

Estimate: £20-40

Lot 139

A SMALL COLLECTION OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS to include three Biggles reprints with dustjackets, Arthur Ransome 'Swallowdale' with dustjacket, 21st impression, ten Arthur Ransome paperbacks, Rupert Annuals etc. together with two Arthur Conan Doyle and Compton Mackenzie - 'Whisky Galore' with dust jacket (29)

Hammer price: £28

Estimate: £20-40

Lot 140

FOLIO SOCIETY - GRAHAM GREENE, boxed set of six volumes together with 'Travels With My Aunt' and 'The End of the Affair' in slipcases (8)

Hammer price: £55

Estimate: £40-60

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