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Books, Manuscripts & Maps Sale - Timed Auction
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Venue address
David Lays Auctioneers Alverton
Alverton
Penzance, Cornwall
TR184RE
United Kingdom
Books, Manuscripts & Maps Sale - Timed Auction

TIMED AUCTION

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Auction dates
Starts: Oct 01, 2021 05:00 PM BST
Ends from: Oct 15, 2021 02:00 PM BST
Auction currency
GBP
There are 625 lots within this auction
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PERCEVAL LANDON. 'The Opening of Tibet. An Account of Lhasa and the Country and People of Central
80 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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T. H. WILLIAMS. 'Picturesque Excursions in Devonshire and Cornwall.' First edition,engraved title
10 GBP
10 - 30 GBP
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WILLIAM BORLASE. 'Observations on the Antiquities and Monuments of the County of Cornwall.' First
630 GBP
180 - 360 GBP
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FORTESCUE HITCHINS and SAMUEL DREW. 'The History of Cornwall.' Two vols, half calf worn with vol
40 GBP
30 - 60 GBP
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VANITY FAIR. 1879-1880, one volume of the the full year, 204 full page illustrations with associated
160 GBP
100 - 200 GBP
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VANITY FAIR. 1877-1878. 73 illustrations with accompanying text, bound in half red leather, hinges
130 GBP
70 - 100 GBP
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WILLIAM BORLASE. 'Antiquities Historical and Monumental of the County of Cornwall.' Facsimilie,
70 GBP
40 - 60 GBP
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LADY BIRD. Hundred and twenty-nine 1960's and 70's Lady Bird books, mostly all previous owner pen
210 GBP
20 - 40 GBP
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RICHARD & BRIDGET LARN. 'Shipwreck Index of the British Isles.' Original cloth, unclipped dj's, vols
65 GBP
20 - 40 GBP
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CORNWALL INTEREST. 'Life in Cornwall in the Early Nineteenth Century,' original cloth, clipped dj,
60 GBP
20 - 40 GBP
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D'ANVILLE. 'Compendium of Anvient Geography.' Translated from french, folding maps, half calf on
20 GBP
30 - 60 GBP
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'The London Journal: A Weekly Record of Literature, Science, and Art.' Vol 29, illustrated
15 GBP
20 - 40 GBP
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EDWARD GIBBON. 'The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.' Six volumes (missing 7th), original
25 GBP
20 - 40 GBP
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BINDINGS. 'Jane Austen: The Novels,' 6 works, bound in 5 volume, raised bands, ornate gilt
40 GBP
20 - 40 GBP
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2000AD COMICS. Two large boxes full of approx 800, with some earlier programs 356-585 up to programs
45 GBP
40 - 80 GBP
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(GEORGE REMI) HERGE. 'The Adventures of Tintin.' Seven first British Methuen editions: 'King
420 GBP
100 - 200 GBP
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J. M. BARRIE. 'Peter and Wendy.' Illustrated by F. D. Bedford, first second and third editions,
370 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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ARTHUR RACKHAM. 'Peter Pan in Kensington Garden's.' By J. M. Barrie, original cloth, 50 tipped-in
360 GBP
150 - 250 GBP
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MONICA JACKSON & ELIZABETH STARK. 'Tents in the Clouds: The First Women's Himalayan Expedition.'
0 GBP
20 - 40 GBP
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Harold Pinter. 'The Hothouse.' original cloth, unclipped dj, Eyre Methuen, London; PHILLIP
25 GBP
30 - 50 GBP
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MICHAEL CHABON. 'The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay.' Scarce UK first edition, limpback,
0 GBP
20 - 40 GBP
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DAVID MITCHELL. 'number 9 dream.' Proof copy, limpback, no publishers logo, acknowledgment to be
80 GBP
100 - 200 GBP
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WILLIAM PLOMER. 'Celebrations.' Signed and inscibed by author, Jonathan Cape, 1972; DOUGLAS DUNN. '
75 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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CHRISTOPHER REID. 'In the Echoey Tunnel.' Signed, Faber & Faber, 1991; 'A Scattering.' Arete
60 GBP
50 - 100 GBP
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RON HANSEN. 'The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.' Uk first edition,
45 GBP
50 - 100 GBP
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THE LATIN PRESS. 'Poems,' by Lewis Grahame, ex libris of John Blowey to pastedown, printed by
30 GBP
30 - 60 GBP
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'The Cornish Review,' first nine issues, edited by Denys Val Baker, illustrated boards, cellophane
70 GBP
20 - 40 GBP
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A. L. ROWSE. 'Poems of a Decade 1931-1941.' Signed, original cloth, unclipped dj, Faber & aber; '
30 GBP
30 - 60 GBP
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D. M THOMAS. 'In The Field.' Signed by author, 120 copies hand printed, Five Seasons Press, Hereford
35 GBP
30 - 60 GBP
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JACK CLEMO. 'Broad Autumn.' Signed, first edition, original cloth, unclipped dj, Eyre Methuen,
65 GBP
20 - 40 GBP
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PETER REDGROVE. 'From the Virgil Caverns.' Signed and inscribed by author, Cape Poetry, 2002; 'The
50 GBP
20 - 40 GBP
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THE BEAT GENERATION. 'Big Table 1: The Complete contents of the Surpressed Winter 1959 Chicago
60 GBP
100 - 200 GBP
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JOHN UPDIKE. 'Midpoint & Other Poems,' First edition (of this anthology), original cloth,
0 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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SAMUEL BECKETT. 'Poems in English.' First edition, original cloth, unclipped dj, John Calder, ondon,
40 GBP
50 - 100 GBP
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DAVID FOSTER WALLACE. 'Girl with Curious Hair.' First UK edition, limpback, toning to pages, Abacus,
0 GBP
20 - 40 GBP
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DAPHNE DU MAURIER. 'Spring Picture.' Original pictoria cloth, cracking to hinge, Todd Publishing,
35 GBP
20 - 40 GBP
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ANDREW MILER. 'The Optimists.' Signed and inscribed by the author, unclipped dj, Sceptre, 2005; JAKE
75 GBP
30 - 60 GBP
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TED HUGHES. 'Flowers and Insects.' First edition, unclipped dj, Faber & Faber, 1986; 'Wolfwatching,'
40 GBP
30 - 60 GBP
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SIMON ARMITAGE. 'All Points North.' Signed, first edition, unclipped dj, Viking, 1998; 'Kid,'
75 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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C. S. LEWIS. 'Poems.' First edition, uncipped dj, Geoffey Bles, London, 1964; GEOFFREY HILL. '
50 GBP
80 - 120 GBP
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HENRY MOORE. 'Henry Spencer Moore.' Photographed and edited by John Hedgecoe, original pictoria
40 GBP
40 - 80 GBP
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JOHN WHITAKER. 'The Ancient Cathedral of Cornwall Historically Surveyed.' Two volumes, rebound in
45 GBP
50 - 100 GBP
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WALTER H. TREGELLAS. 'Cornish Worthies: Sketches of Some Eminent Cornish Men and Families.' Two
40 GBP
20 - 40 GBP
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A. L. ROWSE 'A Cornishman at Oxford: The Education of a Cornishman.' Signed and inscribed by the
25 GBP
20 - 40 GBP
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CORNWALL INTEREST. 'The Granit Kingdom: Poems of Cornwall,' edited by D. M. Thomas, first edition,
40 GBP
30 - 60 GBP
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'The Edinburgh Review, or Critical Journal for October 1808....January 1809.' Second edition, vol
0 GBP
30 - 60 GBP
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JACK KEROUAC. 'The Subterraneans.' First UK edition, original cloth, unclipped dj, tears and chips
55 GBP
10 - 30 GBP
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VIRGINIA WOOLF. 'the London Scene: Five Essays by Virginia Woolf, Howgarth Press, London, 1982.
10 GBP
10 - 20 GBP
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SVEN BERLIN. 'I AM LAZARUS.' Signed, first edition, original cloth, unclipped dj, The Gallery Press,
35 GBP
30 - 60 GBP
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L. T. C. ROLT. 'Narrow Boat.' Fitst edition, illustrated by D. J. Watkins-Pichford, original
75 GBP
30 - 60 GBP
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R. S. HAWKER. 'Footprints of Former Men in Far Cornwall.' Original embossed cloth, fronticpiece,
70 GBP
30 - 60 GBP
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SIR HUMPHREY DAVY. 'Elements of Agricultural Chemistry, In a Course of Lectures for The Board of
40 GBP
20 - 40 GBP
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PABLO PICASSO INTEREST. 'The Italian Journey 1917-1924,' edited by Jean Clair, unclipped dj,
40 GBP
40 - 60 GBP
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T. E. LAWRENCE 'Seven Pillars of Wisdom.' First public edition, original cloth, frontispiece,
220 GBP
40 - 60 GBP
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JAMES JOYCE. 'Ulysses.' Original cloth, unclipped dj, The Bodley Head, 1958. Condition: please
35 GBP
10 - 30 GBP
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DEREK TANGYE. 'A Quiet Year.' Signed, first edition, original cloth, unclipped dj, Michael Jospeh,
30 GBP
30 - 50 GBP
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SYLVIA PLATH. 'Fiesta Meons.' Introduced by Ted Hughes, first edition, origianal cloth, soiled to
80 GBP
10 - 30 GBP
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ART INTEREST. 'John Hoyland: The Trajectory of a Fallen Angle.' Signed postcard, colour illustration
45 GBP
40 - 80 GBP
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ART INTEREST. 'Raffaello: The Paintings, The Drawings,' unclipped dj, Grange Books, Itay, 1998; '
95 GBP
40 - 80 GBP
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KURT JACKSON. 'Enesow: An exploration of the islands.' Signed, Lemon Street Gallery, Truro, 2009; '
55 GBP
30 - 60 GBP
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