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Auction Description for Ewbank's: Quarterly Auction (Part 3)
Viewing Notes:
On view at The Burnt Common Auction Rooms, London Road, Send, Surrey GU23 7LN Saturday 22nd June 2013 from 10 am to 2 pm Monday 24th June from 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday 25th June from 10 am to 8 pm And mornings of sale 9.30 to 10.30 am
Sale Notes:
Quarterly Antiques and Specialist Auction

Quarterly Auction (Part 3)

by Ewbank's


669 lots with images

June 28, 2013

Live Auction

The Burnt Common Auction Rooms

London Road, Send

Woking, GU23 7LN United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1483 223101

Fax: +44 (0)1483 222171

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Frederick Forsyth 'The Dogs of War', 1st edition published 1975

Lot 1576: Frederick Forsyth 'The Dogs of War', 1st edition published 1975

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The History of Rebellion and Civil Wars in England by Edward Earl of Clarendon,

Lot 1577: The History of Rebellion and Civil Wars in England by Edward Earl of Clarendon,

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Description: The History of Rebellion and Civil Wars in England by Edward Earl of Clarendon, also his life which is written by himself, in which is included a continuation of his history of the Grand Rebellion, Oxford: At the University Press, 1843, leather bound

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Fly Fishing for Trout and Salmon on the Faughan By Henry E C Heaney 1947

Lot 1578: Fly Fishing for Trout and Salmon on the Faughan By Henry E C Heaney 1947

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Description: Fly Fishing for Trout and Salmon on the Faughan By Henry E C Heaney 1947

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Collection of First Edition books, including, John Masters Bhowani Junction, 1954,

Lot 1579: Collection of First Edition books, including, John Masters Bhowani Junction, 1954,

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Description: Collection of First Edition books, including, John Masters Bhowani Junction, 1954, C.S. Forester Hornblower In The West Indies, 1958 and Lord Hornblower, 1946, a signed Colin Dexter, The Way Through The Woods, 1992, hardbacks with dust-jackets, Michael Joseph/ MacMillan, (4)

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Manual of Seamanship for Boys Training Ships of the Royal Navy 1883 and Military Sketching Made Easy, and Military Maps Explained

Lot 1580: Manual of Seamanship for Boys Training Ships of the Royal Navy 1883 and Military Sketching Made Easy, and Military Maps Explained

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Description: Manual of Seamanship for Boys Training Ships of the Royal Navy 1883 and Military Sketching Made Easy, and Military Maps Explained

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Sail, The Romance of the Clipper Ships, storied by Basil Lubbock and pictured by J. Spurling in three volumes

Lot 1580A: Sail, The Romance of the Clipper Ships, storied by Basil Lubbock and pictured by J. Spurling in three volumes

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Description: Sail, The Romance of the Clipper Ships, storied by Basil Lubbock and pictured by J. Spurling in three volumes published by Patrick Stephens Limited, London, boxed

Condition Report: In good condition, some wear to box cover.

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The Air Battle of Dunkirk, Norman Franks, published by William Kibner and Co Ltd, 1983 and four other books by the same author

Lot 1581: The Air Battle of Dunkirk, Norman Franks, published by William Kibner and Co Ltd, 1983 and four other books by the same author

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Description: The Air Battle of Dunkirk, Norman Franks, published by William Kibner and Co Ltd, 1983 and four other books by the same author to include; Wings of Freedom, Twelve Battle of Britain Pilots, William Kibner and Co Limited 1980; The Battle of the Airfields, William Kibner and Co Limited, 1982; Double Mission, RAF Fighter Ace and SOE Agent Manfred Czernin, William Kibner and Co Limited 1976; Sky Tiger, The Story of Sailor Malan, William Kibner and Co Limited 1980; Battle of Britain, Bison Books Ltd, 1981. Each book is signed by the author and there are two letters which are addressed to the recipient from the author himself. PROVENANCE: Air Vice Marshall Bird-Wilson (1919-2000) who was known as "Birdy" was a spitfire pilot in WW2 and a member of the "Guinea pig club". This lot is sent in for sale by one of his descendants.

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The Air Combat Paintings of Robert Taylor, Robert Weston & Robert Taylor , printed for David Charles, sixth impression 1993

Lot 1582: The Air Combat Paintings of Robert Taylor, Robert Weston & Robert Taylor , printed for David Charles, sixth impression 1993

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Description: The Air Combat Paintings of Robert Taylor, Robert Weston & Robert Taylor , printed for David Charles, sixth impression 1993 in slipcase and Robert Taylor Air Combat paintings volume II, Charles Walker and Robert Taylor, printed for David Charles, 1991 and in a slipcase. Both books have a facsimillie 'For Birdie and Margaret with all my warmest wishes Robert Taylor Duxford 94' PROVENANCE: Air Vice Marshall Bird-Wilson (1919-2000) who was known as "Birdy" was a spitfire pilot in WW2 and a member of the "Guinea pig club". This lot is sent in for sale by one of his descendants.

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Ten books mainly on the RAF with some signed by the author's to include;

Lot 1583: Ten books mainly on the RAF with some signed by the author's to include;

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Description: Ten books mainly on the RAF with some signed by the author's to include; Wingless Victory, Related by Anthony Richardson, published by Odhams Press Ltd, 3rd impression November 1950, with inscriptions; Seize the Moment, Helen Sharman and Christopher Priest, published Villiers House 1993 and signed by Helen Sharman; Wing Leader, Johnnie Johnson, published by Chatto and Windus 1956, signed by the author; The Story of Air Fighting, Air Vice-Marshal J.E. 'Johnnie' Johnson, signed by the author; Monkey Business The Memoirs of General Sir Cecil Blacker, Quiller Press , 1993, signed by the author; The Day of the Typhoon, John Golley, published Patrick Stephens 1986, signed by the author; War Eagles, The Story of 71 Eagle Squadron, James Saxon Childers, published by Appendix and Epilogue, Reprinted 1983 Flying through Fire, Geoffrey Williams, published by Alan Sutton Publishing Limited, 1995, signed by the author; The Rommel Papers, edited by B. H. Liddel Hart, published by Collins 1953; Against All Odds, The Battle of Britain 50th Anniversary appeal PROVENANCE: Air Vice Marshall Bird-Wilson (1919-2000) who was known as "Birdy" was a spitfire pilot in WW2 and a member of the "Guinea pig club". This lot is sent in for sale by one of his descendants.

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The Battle of Britain, published by Salamander Books Ltd, 1990

Lot 1584: The Battle of Britain, published by Salamander Books Ltd, 1990

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Description: The Battle of Britain, published by Salamander Books Ltd, 1990 containing twenty-nine signatures of men who took part in 'The Battle of Britain' to include Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir John Grandy who was the only officer who fought and commanded a squadron during the Battle of Britain. PROVENANCE: Air Vice Marshall Bird-Wilson (1919-2000) who was known as "Birdy" was a spitfire pilot in WW2 and a member of the "Guinea pig club". This lot is sent in for sale by one of his descendants.

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Two books titled 'Spitfire' published by The Harborough Publishing Company Ltd. 1946

Lot 1585: Two books titled 'Spitfire' published by The Harborough Publishing Company Ltd. 1946

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Description: Two books titled 'Spitfire' published by The Harborough Publishing Company Ltd. 1946 and 75 Eventful Years, A Tribute to the Royal Air Force 1918-1993, edited by Tony Ross published by Wingham Aviation Books - Canterbury, 1993. PROVENANCE: Air Vice Marshall Bird-Wilson (1919-2000) who was known as "Birdy" was a spitfire pilot in WW2 and a member of the "Guinea pig club". This lot is sent in for sale by one of his descendants.

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Stereo scope fold out picture book showing horse and carriages

Lot 1586: Stereo scope fold out picture book showing horse and carriages

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Description: Stereo scope fold out picture book showing horse and carriages together with "This is The Great Exhibition Of The Idleness of All Nations", small book of humorous coloured scenes.

Condition Report: Both books in very poor condition.

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Hook; The Lives of the Archbishops of Canterbury, 11 volumes, 2nd edition, pub'd 1861,

Lot 1587: Hook; The Lives of the Archbishops of Canterbury, 11 volumes, 2nd edition, pub'd 1861,

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Hawthorne Nathaniel, The Scarlet Letter, illustrated by Hugh Thomson, published Methuen & Company Ltd., London 1920.

Lot 1588: Hawthorne Nathaniel, The Scarlet Letter, illustrated by Hugh Thomson, published Methuen & Company Ltd., London 1920.

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Description: Hawthorne Nathaniel, The Scarlet Letter, illustrated by Hugh Thomson, published Methuen & Company Ltd., London 1920. Illustrated with thirty one plates

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A number of early 20th c book bindings , Thompsons Gardeners assistant Shakespeare's works & Blackie's Cyclopaedia

Lot 1589: A number of early 20th c book bindings , Thompsons Gardeners assistant Shakespeare's works & Blackie's Cyclopaedia

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Description: A number of early 20th c book bindings , Thompsons Gardeners assistant Shakespeare's works & Blackie's Cyclopaedia

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King James Bible, full calf leather, printed by Mark Baskett, London 1767

Lot 1590: King James Bible, full calf leather, printed by Mark Baskett, London 1767

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Description: King James Bible, full calf leather, printed by Mark Baskett, London 1767

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The National Shakespeare Tragedies, Histories, Comedies, illustrated by Sir J Noel Paton, published by William Mackenzie(3)

Lot 1591: The National Shakespeare Tragedies, Histories, Comedies, illustrated by Sir J Noel Paton, published by William Mackenzie(3)

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The Family Receipt Book, D. Hughson, printed for W. Pritichard and J. Bysh, 1817

Lot 1592: The Family Receipt Book, D. Hughson, printed for W. Pritichard and J. Bysh, 1817

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Description: The Family Receipt Book, D. Hughson, printed for W. Pritichard and J. Bysh, 1817 leather bound

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Desert Rat Sketch Book, Clifford Saber, published by Sketchbook Press, 1959 in slipcase

Lot 1593: Desert Rat Sketch Book, Clifford Saber, published by Sketchbook Press, 1959 in slipcase

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The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning published by Smith, Elder and Co Ltd, 1907 and another The Ring and the Book,

Lot 1594: The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning published by Smith, Elder and Co Ltd, 1907 and another The Ring and the Book,

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Description: The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning published by Smith, Elder and Co Ltd, 1907 and another The Ring and the Book, published by Oxford University Press, 1912. Both leather bound

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Swinburne's Poetical Works Vol I and II, published by William Heinemann Ltd, 1927, both with leather and cloth binding

Lot 1595: Swinburne's Poetical Works Vol I and II, published by William Heinemann Ltd, 1927, both with leather and cloth binding

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Description: Swinburne's Poetical Works Vol I and II, published by William Heinemann Ltd, 1927, both with leather and cloth binding

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Approximately thirty hardback books on art

Lot 1596: Approximately thirty hardback books on art

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Description: Approximately thirty hardback books on art

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Approximately thirty books on art to include softbacks

Lot 1597: Approximately thirty books on art to include softbacks

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Description: Approximately thirty books on art to include softbacks

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Approximately thirty books on art to include softbacks

Lot 1598: Approximately thirty books on art to include softbacks

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Approximately thirty books on art to include softbacks

Lot 1599: Approximately thirty books on art to include softbacks

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Approximately thirty books on architecture, shipping and history

Lot 1600: Approximately thirty books on architecture, shipping and history

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Approximately thirty art reference books

Lot 1601: Approximately thirty art reference books

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Description: Approximately thirty art reference books

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Approximately thirty art reference books

Lot 1602: Approximately thirty art reference books

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Description: Approximately thirty art reference books

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Len Deighton, First Edition books including, Funeral In Berlin, 1964, An Expensive Place To Die, 1967, with docket insert,

Lot 1602A: Len Deighton, First Edition books including, Funeral In Berlin, 1964, An Expensive Place To Die, 1967, with docket insert,

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Description: Len Deighton, First Edition books including, Funeral In Berlin, 1964, An Expensive Place To Die, 1967, with docket insert, Billion Dollar Brain, 1966, Close-up, 1972, Yesterday's Spy, 1975, Goodbye Mickey Mouse, 1982, Berlin Game, 1983, together with Len Deighton's Continental Dossier, 1968, hardbacks, dust-jackets, Jonathan Cape/ Hutchinson, (8)

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Brown's Church History, vols I & II, printed for Ogle Allardice & Thomson, 1920, and eight other books including:

Lot 1603: Brown's Church History, vols I & II, printed for Ogle Allardice & Thomson, 1920, and eight other books including:

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Description: Brown's Church History, vols I & II, printed for Ogle Allardice & Thomson, 1920, and eight other books including: Poems chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, leather bound, The Works of Virgil translated into English verse by Mr Dryden, vols. II & III, both leather bound, Lord of the Isles a Poem by Walter Scott, 2nd ed.1815, leather bound, The Works of Robert Burns in 4 vols, 6th ed.1809 Don Quixote illustrated by Gustave Dore, published by Cassell Petter & Galpin, leather and cloth bound The Western Front, drawings by Muirhead Bone, published by Authority of the War Office 1917

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Iain Banks, two first edition books, The Wasp Factory, 1984 and a signed copy of Walking On Glass,

Lot 1603A: Iain Banks, two first edition books, The Wasp Factory, 1984 and a signed copy of Walking On Glass,

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Description: Iain Banks, two first edition books, The Wasp Factory, 1984 and a signed copy of Walking On Glass, hardbacks with dust-jackets, MacMillan

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Len Deighton, books including some first editions, Billion Dollar Brain, Close Up, Spy Story, Yesterday Spy and Bomber,

Lot 1604: Len Deighton, books including some first editions, Billion Dollar Brain, Close Up, Spy Story, Yesterday Spy and Bomber,

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Description: Len Deighton, books including some first editions, Billion Dollar Brain, Close Up, Spy Story, Yesterday Spy and Bomber, all hardback with dustjackets (5)

Condition Report: All in good condition .,

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Dick Francis, Collection of First Edition books, including, Odds Against, 1965,

Lot 1604A: Dick Francis, Collection of First Edition books, including, Odds Against, 1965,

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Description: Dick Francis, Collection of First Edition books, including, Odds Against, 1965, Smokescreen, 1972, Knock Down, 1974, High Stakes, 1975, Risk, 1977, Trial Run, 1978, Whip Hand, 1979, Reflex, 1980, Twice Shy, 1981, Bolt, 1986, a signed copy of The Danger, 1983 and Break-In, 1985, together with a Lester Official Biography, 1986, Hardbacks with dust-jackets, Michael Joseph, (13)

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Collection of Christies art catalogues, mostly Impressionist and Modern,

Lot 1605: Collection of Christies art catalogues, mostly Impressionist and Modern,

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Description: Collection of Christies art catalogues, mostly Impressionist and Modern,

Condition Report: All in good condition

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Collection of Sotheby's art catalogues, mostly Impressionist and Modern

Lot 1606: Collection of Sotheby's art catalogues, mostly Impressionist and Modern

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Description: Collection of Sotheby's art catalogues, mostly Impressionist and Modern

Condition Report: All in good condition

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Collection of Christies and Sotheby's magazines

Lot 1607: Collection of Christies and Sotheby's magazines

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Description: Collection of Christies and Sotheby's magazines

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Guiljelmus and Johannes Blaeu, 17th/18th century hand-coloured map of China,

Lot 1608: Guiljelmus and Johannes Blaeu, 17th/18th century hand-coloured map of China,

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Description: Guiljelmus and Johannes Blaeu, 17th/18th century hand-coloured map of China, h:16 w:19.50 in.

Condition Report: Foxing, Staining all over, contemporary large mount, unable to see margins.

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18th century French map of England by S.Robert, 1778, 19

Lot 1609: 18th century French map of England by S.Robert, 1778, 19"x 20"

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Description: 18th century French map of England by S.Robert, 1778, 19"x 20"

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17th century John Speed map of Somersetshire,

Lot 1610: 17th century John Speed map of Somersetshire,

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Description: 17th century John Speed map of Somersetshire, h:15 w:20 in.

Condition Report: Colour faded, no tears or holes

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18th century French map of Senegal,

Lot 1611: 18th century French map of Senegal,

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Description: 18th century French map of Senegal, h:19 w:13 in.

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17th/18th century John Speed hand coloured map of Yorkshire

Lot 1612: 17th/18th century John Speed hand coloured map of Yorkshire

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Description: 17th/18th century John Speed hand coloured map of Yorkshire

Condition Report: Centre crease, no holes or tears, colour faded,

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18th century map of Sussex by Robert Morden

Lot 1613: 18th century map of Sussex by Robert Morden

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Description: 18th century map of Sussex by Robert Morden h:16 w:19 in.

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18th century map of Cornwall by Robert Morden

Lot 1614: 18th century map of Cornwall by Robert Morden

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Description: 18th century map of Cornwall by Robert Morden h:16 w:18 in.

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18th century map of Huntingtonshire by Robert Morden

Lot 1615: 18th century map of Huntingtonshire by Robert Morden

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Description: 18th century map of Huntingtonshire by Robert Morden h:15 w:18 in.

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18th century map of Middlesex by Robert Morden

Lot 1616: 18th century map of Middlesex by Robert Morden

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Description: 18th century map of Middlesex by Robert Morden h:16 w:19 in.

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18th century map of Dorsetshire by Robert Morden

Lot 1617: 18th century map of Dorsetshire by Robert Morden

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Description: 18th century map of Dorsetshire by Robert Morden h:15 w:16 in.

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18th century map of Shropshire by Robert Morden

Lot 1618: 18th century map of Shropshire by Robert Morden

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Description: 18th century map of Shropshire by Robert Morden h:15 w:18 in.

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18th century map of Buckinghamshire by John Speed

Lot 1619: 18th century map of Buckinghamshire by John Speed

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Description: 18th century map of Buckinghamshire by John Speed h:16 w:21 in.

Condition Report: Centre crease, faded in colour, with staines

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Maris Pacifici , 19th C map of the Pacific region , after Ortelius Abrahamus.

Lot 1620: Maris Pacifici , 19th C map of the Pacific region , after Ortelius Abrahamus.

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Description: Maris Pacifici , 19th C map of the Pacific region , after Ortelius Abrahamus. PROVENANCE: Francis de Sales McHugh Collection. h:13 w:19 in.

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† New Guinea , Mid Ramu River area a large ceremonial shield , carved in low relief, with stylised face and eye forms

Lot 1621: † New Guinea , Mid Ramu River area a large ceremonial shield , carved in low relief, with stylised face and eye forms

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Description: New Guinea , Mid Ramu River area a large ceremonial shield , carved in low relief, with stylised face and eye forms the raised central section with lizard representation , ochre stained . PROVENANCE: Francis de Sales McHugh Collection. h:46.50 w:18.50 in.

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