Books & Ephemera Auction - Day One

13th February 2020

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Starts 10:30am

The first day of the sale consists of lots of various subject matter, including - but not limited to - the following areas: Children's and Illustrated, Comics, Modern First Editions, Poetry and Literature, Fine Bindings, Art and Architecture, Antique and Collecting Reference, History, Religion and Theology, Antiquarian Science and Medical, Transport, Military, Sporting Interest, Natural History, Travel and Topography and Local Interest.

Viewing: Wednesday 12th February 9am - 5pm & Morning of the sale from 9am.

Contact: Andrew Bullock or Daniel Smith

Buyers Premium: 20% (+VAT on specified lots)

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  • 1.

    RUPERT ANNUAL, [1985-95], facsimile editions of …

    Estimated Price £100 - £150

    This lot was unsold

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  • 2.

    CLAUDE HOUGHTON: THE BEAST, ill Alfred E Kerr, …

    Estimated Price £30 - £40

    This lot was unsold

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  • 3.

    ANNA ALICE CHAPIN: THE NOW-A-DAYS FAIRY BOOK, ill …

    Estimated Price: N/A

    This lot achieved £20

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  • 4.

    JULES VERNE: LE TOUR DU MONDE EN QUATRE-VINGT …

    Estimated Price: N/A

    This lot achieved £40

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  • 5.

    CHARLES DICKENS: THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE …

    Estimated Price £30 - £50

    This lot achieved £18

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  • 6.

    JOHN FINNEMORE: ROBIN HOOD AND HIS MERRY MEN, ill …

    Estimated Price: N/A

    This lot achieved £28

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  • 7.

    BOOTS CHEMISTS: SEE HOW THEY WON, THE GAME OF …

    Estimated Price: N/A

    This lot achieved £10

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  • 8.

    CONSTANCE WICKHAM: THE TEDDY BEAR BOOK, ill A E …

    Estimated Price: N/A

    This lot achieved £20

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  • 9.

    THE GREYFRIARS HOLIDAY ANNUAL 1920-30, 11 vols, …

    Estimated Price £40 - £60

    This lot was unsold

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  • 10.

    PHYLLIS M RIDE (TRANS): PIERRE CANNE, ND, …

    Estimated Price £30 - £50

    This lot achieved £48

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  • 11.

    ALICE-BOYD PROUDFOOT: THE ANIMALS GO TO THE …

    Estimated Price £30 - £40

    This lot achieved £18

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  • 12.

    WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE: THE TEMPEST, ill Helen …

    Estimated Price £30 - £40

    This lot achieved £18

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  • 13.

    FRANK VER BECK: THE LITTLE LOST BEAR, London, …

    Estimated Price £30 - £40

    This lot achieved £20

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  • 14.

    BEATRIX POTTER: THE STORY OF MISS MOPPET [1906] …

    Estimated Price £40 - £60

    This lot achieved £110

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  • 15.

    G E STUDDY: A BOX OF TRICKS, London and New York, …

    Estimated Price £80 - £120

    This lot achieved £75

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  • 16.

    SCHNICK SCHNACK TRIFLES FOR THE LITTLE ONES, …

    Estimated Price £40 - £60

    This lot achieved £22

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  • 17.

    CATHERINE CROWE: PIPPIE'S WARNING OR MIND YOUR …

    Estimated Price £40 - £60

    This lot achieved £25

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  • 18.

    TELESCOPIC VIEW OF THE GREAT EXHIBITION 1851, …

    Estimated Price £200 - £250

    This lot achieved £230

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  • 19.

    DANIEL DEFOE: THE LIFE AND STRANGE SURPRISING …

    Estimated Price: N/A

    This lot achieved £28

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  • 20.

    RUPERT'S ADVENTURE BOOK, [1940] annual, 4to, …

    Estimated Price £50 - £75

    This lot achieved £42

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  • 21.

    CHARLES KINGSLEY: THE WATER-BABIES, ill Harry G …

    Estimated Price: N/A

    This lot achieved £28

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  • 22.

    BEATRIX POTTER: 7 titles: GINGER AND PICKLES, …

    Estimated Price £50 - £75

    This lot achieved £60

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  • 23.

    ALAN ALEXANDER MILNE: NOW WE ARE SIX, ill E H …

    Estimated Price £30 - £50

    This lot achieved £40

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  • 24.

    JOHN RONALD REUEL TOLKIEN: THE HOBBIT, London, …

    Estimated Price £1800 - £2000

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  • 25.

    THE SKIPPER BOOK FOR BOYS, D C Thomson [1933, …

    Estimated Price £30 - £50

    This lot was unsold

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  • 26.

    FRANK TASHLIN: THE POSSUM THAT DIDN'T, London, …

    Estimated Price £40 - £60

    This lot achieved £28

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  • 27.

    CHRISTMAS PICTURES BY CHILDREN, intro Edmund …

    Estimated Price £50 - £75

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  • 28.

    HEINRICH HOFFMANN: THE ENGLISH STRUWWELPETER..., …

    Estimated Price £50 - £75

    This lot achieved £75

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  • 29.

    CHARLES LUDWIGE DODGSON "LEWIS CARROLL": THE …

    Estimated Price £40 - £60

    This lot achieved £70

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  • 30.

    THE RUPERT BOOK, [1941] annual, ownership panel …

    Estimated Price £80 - £120

    This lot achieved £65

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  • 31.

    THE NEW ADVENTURES OF RUPERT, [1936] annual, …

    Estimated Price £75 - £100

    This lot achieved £110

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  • 32.

    KATE GREENAWAY: A DAY IN A CHILD'S LIFE, London, …

    Estimated Price £40 - £60

    This lot achieved £60

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  • 33.

    OLD TIME RHYMES, ill Frank Adams, London, Glasgow …

    Estimated Price £50 - £75

    This lot achieved £30

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  • 34.

    WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, …

    Estimated Price £50 - £75

    This lot achieved £40

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  • 35.

    THE RUPERT BOOK, [1941] annual, 4to, original …

    Estimated Price £50 - £75

    This lot achieved £38

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  • 36.

    RUPERT ADVENTURE SERIES, [1948, 1949, 1953, 1955],…

    Estimated Price £30 - £40

    This lot achieved £18

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  • 37.

    RUPERT ANNUAL, facsimile editions of the 1937-44 …

    Estimated Price £75 - £100

    This lot achieved £55

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  • 38.

    RUPERT, facsimile editions of 1953, 1955, 1957-58 …

    Estimated Price £40 - £50

    This lot was unsold

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  • 39.

    RUPERT, facsimile editions of 1959, 1963, 1965-66,…

    Estimated Price £40 - £50

    This lot achieved £22

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  • 40.

    FRIEDRICH DE LA MOTTE FOUQUE: UNDINE, ill A …

    Estimated Price £60 - £90

    This lot was unsold

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  • 41.

    JOHN RONALD REUEL TOLKIEN: THE HOBBIT, London, …

    Estimated Price £40 - £60

    This lot achieved £130

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  • 42.

    MARY NORTON: BONFIRES AND BROOMSTICKS, ill Mary …

    Estimated Price £40 - £60

    This lot achieved £65

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  • 43.

    SIR JAMES MATTHEW BARRIE: THE LITTLE WHITE BIRD, …

    Estimated Price £40 - £60

    This lot achieved £32

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  • 44.

    FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT: THE SECRET GARDEN, ill …

    Estimated Price £100 - £150

    This lot achieved £130

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  • 45.

    LEIGH KIDMAN (ILL): ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN CATCHEM,…

    Estimated Price £30 - £40

    This lot achieved £42

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  • 46.

    KENNETH GRAHAME: THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS, ill …

    Estimated Price £40 - £60

    This lot achieved £85

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  • 47.

    ARTHUR RANSOME: 12 titles: RACUNDRA'S FIRST …

    Estimated Price £80 - £120

    This lot achieved £65

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  • 48.

    CHARLES LUDWIDGE DODGSON: 3 titles: ALICE'S …

    Estimated Price £30 - £40

    This lot achieved £38

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  • 49.

    W E JOHNS "WILLIAM EARLE": MOSSYFACE, A ROMANCE …

    Estimated Price £500 - £600

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  • 50.

    W E JOHNS: 2 titles: BIGGLES DOES SOME HOMEWORK, …

    Estimated Price £500 - £600

    This lot achieved £460

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  • 51.

    W E JOHNS: BIGGLES IN FRANCE, Amalgamated Press, …

    Estimated Price £500 - £600

    This lot achieved £750

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  • 52.

    W E JOHNS: BIGGLES LEARNS TO FLY, Amalgamated …

    Estimated Price £250 - £300

    This lot achieved £270

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  • 53.

    W E JOHNS: THE CAMELS ARE COMING, Amalgamated …

    Estimated Price £120 - £150

    This lot achieved £170

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  • 54.

    WILLIAM JOHN LOCKE "MARCUS": MORALS FOR THE YOUNG,…

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    This lot achieved £18

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  • 55.

    J K ROWLING: 5 titles: HARRY POTTER AND THE …

    Estimated Price £30 - £50

    This lot achieved £22

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  • 56.

    RICHMAL CROMPTON: 8 titles: JUST WILLIAM, London, …

    Estimated Price £120 - £180

    This lot achieved £150

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  • 57.

    EVELYN EVERETT-GREEN: 8 titles; SMOULDERING FIRES,…

    Estimated Price £30 - £40

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  • 64.

    W E JOHNS AND OTHERS: 7 titles: THE MODERN BOY'S …

    Estimated Price £30 - £50

    This lot achieved £50

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  • 65.

    EDMUND DULAC: EDMUND DULAC'S FAIRY-BOOK, London, …

    Estimated Price £30 - £40

    This lot achieved £22

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  • 66.

    MARA KAY: LOLO, London, MacMillan, 1981, 1st …

    Estimated Price £40 - £60

    This lot achieved £30

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  • 67.

    Five packets assorted 1960s comics comprising …

    Estimated Price £30 - £50

    This lot achieved £38

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  • 68.

    Packet: DRACULA LIVES, Marvel Comics 1974, 8 …

    Estimated Price £30 - £50

    This lot achieved £35

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  • 69.

    Packet: THE ROVER COMIC, 1950, 51 issues, full …

    Estimated Price £30 - £50

    This lot achieved £80

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  • 70.

    Packet: THE ROVER COMIC, 1931, October-December, …

    Estimated Price £30 - £50

    This lot achieved £25

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  • 71.

    Packet: THE WIZARD COMIC, 1949, 51 issues, full …

    Estimated Price £50 - £75

    This lot achieved £65

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  • 72.

    Packet assorted Christmas Issue comics, CHUMS …

    Estimated Price £30 - £40

    This lot achieved £22

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  • 73.

    CHARLES KAY SHAW: THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF WORKING …

    Estimated Price £40 - £60

    This lot achieved £38

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  • 74.

    Packet: THE MIGHTY WORLD OF MARVEL STARRING THE …

    Estimated Price £40 - £60

    This lot achieved £60

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  • 75.

    Packet: MARVEL COMICS PLANET OF THE APES 1974-76, …

    Estimated Price £40 - £60

    This lot achieved £50

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  • 76.

    Packet: WARRIOR, UK Comic, 1982, 17 issues, Nos 1-…

    Estimated Price £50 - £75

    This lot achieved £38

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  • 77.

    Packet: OVERKILL, Marvel Comics, 1992-94, Nos 1-4,…

    Estimated Price £30 - £50

    This lot achieved £25

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  • 78.

    One box: approx 80 1980s and 1990 assorted comics …

    Estimated Price £30 - £50

    This lot achieved £65

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  • 79.

    One box: THE AVENGERS COMIC, 1973-76, Nos 1-148 + …

    Estimated Price £40 - £60

    This lot achieved £100

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  • 80.

    One box: SPIDER-MAN COMICS WEEKLY, 1973-75, Nos …

    Estimated Price £40 - £60

    This lot achieved £95

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  • 81.

    One box: SUPER SPIDER-MAN WITH THE SUPER HEROES, …

    Estimated Price £40 - £60

    This lot achieved £110

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  • 82.

    One box: modern RUPERT BEAR books and …

    Estimated Price £30 - £40

    This lot was unsold

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  • 83.

    One box: RUPERT annuals, 1992-2016 complete, all …

    Estimated Price £30 - £40

    This lot was unsold

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  • 84.

    One box: W E JOHNS: BIGGLES GIMLET WORRALS etc …

    Estimated Price £30 - £50

    This lot achieved £30

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  • 85.

    One box: W E JOHNS mainly BIGGLES titles

    Estimated Price £30 - £40

    This lot achieved £40

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  • 86.

    One small box: DAVID WALLIAMS: 4 titles + 4 other …

    Estimated Price: N/A

    This lot was unsold

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  • 87.

    One box: assorted Ladybird books

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    This lot achieved £32

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  • 88.

    One box: Children's and Illustrated

    Estimated Price £30 - £40

    This lot achieved £22

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  • 89.

    One box: Children's including some pictorial …

    Estimated Price £30 - £40

    This lot achieved £18

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  • 90.

    RAYMOND WILLIAMS: PEOPLE OF THE BLACK MOUNTAINS, …

    Estimated Price £30 - £50

    This lot achieved £18

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  • 91.

    DORIS LESSING: 2 titles: RETREAT TO INNOCENCE, …

    Estimated Price £30 - £50

    This lot achieved £18

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  • 92.

    RAYMOND CHANDLER: THE BIG SLEEP, London, Penguin …

    Estimated Price £30 - £50

    This lot achieved £35

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  • 93.

    DICK FRANCIS: THE SPORT OF QUEENS, New York and …

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    This lot was unsold

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  • 94.

    BERNARD CORNWELL: 3 titles: SHARPE'S WATERLOO, …

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    This lot achieved £25

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  • 95.

    DENNIS POTTER: THE GLITTERING COFFIN, London, …

    Estimated Price £30 - £50

    This lot achieved £65

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  • 96.

    JOHN COWPER POYS: PORIUS A ROMANCE OF THE DARK …

    Estimated Price £30 - £50

    This lot achieved £22

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  • 97.

    PATRICIA WENTWORTH: 5 titles: VANISHING POINT, …

    Estimated Price £60 - £90

    This lot achieved £50

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  • 98.

    CHRISTOPHER FOWLER: 3 titles: FULL DARK HOUSE, …

    Estimated Price £30 - £40

    This lot achieved £18

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  • 99.

    EDWARD BRADLEY "CUTHBERT BEDE": NEARER AND DEARER,…

    Estimated Price £30 - £50

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  • 100.

    FREEMAN WILLS CROFTS: 12 titles: MYSTERY IN THE …

    Estimated Price £250 - £300

    This lot achieved £370

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  • 101.

    GEORGES SIMENON: LOST MOORINGS, London, George …

    Estimated Price £30 - £50

    This lot was unsold

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  • 102.

    GORDON MEYRICK: THE GHOST HUNTERS, A THRILLER, …

    Estimated Price £80 - £120

    This lot achieved £75

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  • 103.

    IAN FLEMING: DR NO, London, Jonathan Cape, 1958, …

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    This lot achieved £30

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  • 104.

    ADRIAN BELL: 8 titles: CORDUROY, SILVERLEY, THE …

    Estimated Price £60 - £90

    This lot was unsold

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  • 105.

    ADRIAN BELL: 6 titles: A YOUNG MAN'S FANCY, …

    Estimated Price £40 - £60

    This lot achieved £40

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  • 106.

    ADRIAN BELL: 3 titles: CORDUROY, London, Cobden …

    Estimated Price £50 - £75

    This lot was unsold

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