July 9th 2020, 11:30am
Antiquarian & Collectable Books Auction - Carlisle
Viewing: 6th, 7th and 8th July 10am to 5pm and the morning of the auction from 9am
320 lots in all to include: The Glasgow Looking Glass, bound vol. of this the world`s first published comic, 1825/1826; Henry Heath, Industry & Idleness, c.1851; Edward Taylor, Madrigals, 4 manuscript vols., c.1830s; others musical incl. Vienna manuscript of Paisiello, The Barber of Seville; The Dispatch Atlas, 1863; G.R. Swanson, World of Wildlife Paintings & others re. ornithology & wildlife; Sowerby (ed. Syme), English Botany, 11 vols, 1863/72; many well bound vols. & sets of literature & periodicals; Dickens, Dombey & Son in orig. parts & other Dickens & literature; Scottish & northern interest incl. good col. copy of Nutter, Carlisle in the Olden Time, 1835; travel & topography; theology; Old manuscript Koran (acquired in the Tirah campaign, 1897); individual vols. from the libraries of Sir John Soane, John Dalton & Henry Wood & 120 lots from the library of the late Dr. J. C. Stoddart of Jesmond, Newcastle on Tyne, comprising a gentleman`s library of 17th/18th & 19th century works (many good rebinds) incl. Johnson, Dictionary, 1st 8vo., 1756; Wealth of Nations, 1811; Hume, Four Dissertations, 1757; others philosophy & enlightenment; Burke, Locke & others; Defoe, Swift, Addison, Pope, Dryden & Bolingbroke; Burney, Cecilia, 5 vols., 1782; other literature; Peacham, The Compleat Gentleman, 1661; Lister, Journey to Paris, 1698; works re. Rye House & Popish Plot; Whitelocke, English Affairs, 1682; Moreri, Dictionary, 2 vols., 1694; Spenser, Fairy Queen, 2 vols., 1758; Volney, Travels through Syria, 1787; Tymms & Wyatt, Illuminating, 1860 & many others concluding with 20 lots re. Napoleon & his wars.
On view (with social distancing): Monday 6th, Tuesday 7th & Wednesday 8th July (10am to 5pm) & sale morning from 9am. Intending bidders only may attend the sale & should pre-register their intention to do so by 4pm Wednesday.
Catalogues (when ready) & live online bidding via easyliveauction.com & the-saleroom.com.
Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org – 01228 528939.