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Auction Description for The Cotswold Auction Company: Books,Medals, Militaria and Collectables
Viewing Notes:
Saturday 23rd 10am - 1pm, Monday 25th 10am - 6pm and morning of the sale from 9:30am
Sale Notes:
www.invaluable.com/cotswold

Books,Medals, Militaria and Collectables

(415 Lots)

by The Cotswold Auction Company


415 lots | 358 with images

February 26, 2013

Chapel Walk Saleroom

Chapel Walk

Cheltenham, GL50 3DS United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1242 256363

Fax: +44 (0)1242 571734

Email: info@cotswoldauction.co.uk

Fine Binding -The Dictionary of the English

Lot 1: Fine Binding -The Dictionary of the English

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Description: Fine Binding -The Dictionary of the English Language in two volumes etc., the ninth edition corrected and revised, frontis portrait, some offsetting to title page and water staining to half title and frontis, text to both volumes mainly clean, recently rebound, half calf, marbled boards, raised bands, gilt decorations, red pastedowns with titles in gilt, (2)

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Stanley, Henry M.

Lot 2: Stanley, Henry M. "In Darkest Africa or the Quest

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Description: Stanley, Henry M. "In Darkest Africa or the Quest Rescue and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria", in two volumes, fifth edition, Samson, Lowe, Marston, Searle & Rivington 1891, frontis portrait to both volumes, folding maps to both volumes, illus., dark red pictorial cloth, figures and titles in gilt, condition very good, (2)

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Various fine bindings, and three Folio Society

Lot 3: Various fine bindings, and three Folio Society

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Description: Various fine bindings, and three Folio Society novels, (13)

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Uniformly bound set Darwin, Charles

Lot 4: Uniformly bound set Darwin, Charles "The Various

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Description: Uniformly bound set Darwin, Charles "The Various Contrivances by Which Orchids are Fertilised by Insects", second edition with illus., John Murray 1877, "The Origin of the Species by Means of Natural Selection...", sixth edition (20th 1000), John Murray 1878, a folding plan, "The Descent of Man...", second edition (12th 1000), John Murray 1877, with illus., "Insectivorous Plants", (3rd 1000), John Murray 1875, with illus., "The Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants", (2nd 1000), John Murray 1876, some illus., "The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals" with photographic and other illus., (10th 1000), John Murray 1873, folding plans, all books half brown calf, raised bands to spine, gilt decorations, black pastedowns with gilt titles, marbled boards, marbled endpapers and all marbled edges, (6)

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Cervantes, Miguel de

Lot 5: Cervantes, Miguel de "The History of Don Quixote

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Description: Cervantes, Miguel de "The History of Don Quixote de la Mancha", based on Shelton's translation of 1620, illus. by Jean de Bosschere, London, Constable & Co. 1922, colour frontis, various black and white illus. throughout text and yellow paper plates, and colour plates throughout the book, black cloth, gilt decoration and titles, backstrip splitting, hinges cracked and top and bottom spine chipped, together with a bound copy of "Girl's Own Paper 1887-88" and Bayne, C. S. "Getting to Know the Birds", illus. by Ralston Gudgeon, Collins 1944, illus. and full page colour plates, brown cloth with black titles, (3)

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