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Auction Description for Bloomsbury: Printed Books including Modern First Editions
Auction Description:
Printed Books including Modern First Editions
Viewing Notes:
16th July 9.30am to 5.30pm. 17th July 9.30am to 5.30pm. 18th July 9.30am to 8pm. Day of sale from 9.30am.
Sale Notes:
Please note buyers premium applies to first £300,000 and is 12% thereafter. www.bloomsburyauctions.com

Printed Books including Modern First Editions

(579 Lots)

by Bloomsbury Auctions


579 lots | 305 with images

July 19, 2012

24 Maddox Street

London, W1S 1PP United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)207 495 9494

Fax: +44 (0)207 495 9499

Email: info@bloomsburyauctions.com

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Lot 1: Africa.- Lyne (Robert Nunez) Zanzibar in

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Description: Africa.- Lyne (Robert Nunez) Zanzibar in Contemporary Times, first edition, frontispiece and plates, 2 colour maps, 4pp. advertisements at end, ink stamp to head of some preliminary leaves, original cloth, slightly rubbed, spine spotted, 1905; and 3 others on Africa, 8vo (4)

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Lot 2: Andrews (Fannie Fern) The Holy Land under Mandate,

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Description: Andrews (Fannie Fern) The Holy Land under Mandate, 2 vol., first edition, plates, folding map in pocket at end of vol.2, original cloth, uncut, dust-jackets, rubbed and soiled, spines browned, Boston & New York, 1931; and 5 others, 8vo (7)

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Lot 3: Bell (Gertrude) Tha Arab of Mesopotamia, first

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Description: Bell (Gertrude) Tha Arab of Mesopotamia, first edition, map frontispiece, one or two pencil corrections, a little browned, contemporary ink inscription on front free endpaper, original cloth, a little rubbed and cockled, slight damp-staining to bottom edge of lower cover, Basrah, Government Press, [1917]; The Arab War..., number 327 of 500 copies, original morocco-backed cloth, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, t.e.g., others uncut, boards a little stained, spine faded, Golden Cokerel Press, 1940, 8vo & 4to (2)

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Lot 4: Bell (Gertrude) The Arab War: Confidential

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Description: Bell (Gertrude) The Arab War: Confidential Information for General Headquarters..., number 191 of 500 copies, very light staining edges of first and last few leaves (from leather turn-ins), original morocco-backed cloth, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, t.e.g., others uncut, spine rubbed and faded, 4to, Golden Cockerel Press, 1940.

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Lot 5: Browne (Edward G.) A Year amongst the Persians,

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Description: Browne (Edward G.) A Year amongst the Persians, first edition, half-title, folding colour map, advertisement leaf at end, foxing to Contents leaves, original cloth, uncut, slightly rubbed, 8vo, 1893.

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