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Auction Description for Semley Auctioneers: Pictures, Books, Prints & Ephemera
Auction Description:
Pictures, Books, Prints & Ephemera
Viewing Notes:
26th January 9am to 5.30pm. 27th January 9am to 9pm. Day of sale from 9am.
Sale Notes:

Pictures, Books, Prints & Ephemera

(528 Lots)

by Semley Auctioneers

528 lots | 219 with images

January 28, 2012

Station Road


Near Shaftesbury, SP7 9AN United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1747 855122

Fax: +44 (0)1747 855222


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Lot 1: [ BOOKS ]

Description: CLIFFORD, Edward - 'Broadlands As It Was' - first edition, London, printed by Lindsey, 1890, for private circulation only, inscribed in ink 'Lady Pembroke' on title page.

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Lot 2: [ BOOKS ]

Description: DEFOE, Daniel - 'Robinson Crusoe' - complete set of three volumes, Cooke, London, n.d., c.1790, uniformly bound in full calf, front boards detached; together with six volumes of 'The Spectator', 1816; and five volumes by Osbert Sitwell (14).

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Lot 3: [ BOOKS ]

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Description: Patrick O'Brian - 'Master & Commander' - first edition, Collins, 1970, the dust-jacket priced '£1.50 net / 30s. net' and with 'The Knights of Dark Renown' reviewed on back (see illustration).

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Lot 4: [ BOOKS ]

Description: KIRBY, W.F. - 'The Butterflies and Moths of Europe' - Cassell, 1903, pictorial green boards.

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Lot 5: [ BOOKS ]

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Description: WATNEY, Vernon J. - 'Cornbury and the Forest of Wychwood' - privately printed by Hatchards, 187 Piccadilly, London 1910 (see illustration). Provenance - Christie's house sale, Cornbury Park, Charlbury, Oxfordshire, May 1967, Lot 867E.

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