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Auction Description for Trafford Books: Books
Auction Description:
Books
Viewing Notes:
22nd October 10.30am to 6.30pm. Day of sale 9am to 1.15pm.
Sale Notes:
www.invaluable.com/traffordbooks

505 lots

October 23, 2007

Unit 6, Astra Business Centre

Guinness Road

Trafford Park, M17 1SD United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1618 778818

Fax: +44 (0)1618 778819

Email: george@traffordbooks.fsnet.co.uk

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Lot 1: Dickens (Charles) The Personal History of David

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Description: Dickens (Charles) The Personal History of David Copperfield, Bradbury & Evans, 1850, First Edition, bound from the issued parts in contemp. half red morocco, gilt, with raised bands, worn at extremities; with errata page, screamed for screwed (p.132, line 20) and other points. Occasional marginal annotations in pencil or ink; the plates complete but foxed (light to severe), sometimes straying on to facing page. Ownership inscription of 1882.

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Lot 2: Phillips' Atlas of the Counties of England,

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Description: Phillips' Atlas of the Counties of England, including Maps of North & South Wales, the Channel Islands, and the Isle of Man, c.1890, sm. folio, half-leather, gilt, re-backed; 48 fine double-page maps showing detailed Railway Network.

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Lot 3: Billings (Robert William) The Baronial and

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Description: Billings (Robert William) The Baronial and Ecclesiastical Antiquities of Scotland, William Blackwood [1852], 4to, half calf, rubbed, gilt, 4 volumes; 240 architectural engravings, with tissue guards; approx, 105 of the plates affected by foxing, some heavily.

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Lot 4: Henderson (William Augustus) The Housekeeper's

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Description: Henderson (William Augustus) The Housekeeper's Instructor, or Universal Family Cook, W & J Stratford, 8th Ed. [1802]; rear board detached, front board missing; lacks frontisp.; title page dust affected; plates intact; no advert pages at rear; and [Rundell (Mary Eliza)] A New System of Domestic Cookery, John Murray, 1813, orig. cloth, gilt, worn, some toning & spotting, all plates present, lacks last 4pp of publisher's catalogue.

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Lot 5: Meredith (Louisa Anne) Some of My Bush Friends in

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Description: Meredith (Louisa Anne) Some of My Bush Friends in Tasmania, Day & Son, 1860, sm. folio, disbound, the gilt cloth boards loose; title page badly foxed, ex-Library, the 11 full-page chromo plates each with a colourless library stamp in lower right border; some spotting to plates but generally very minor.

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