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London, United Kingdom
DoneThu, Jul 20, 2006 9:00 AM GMT

Printed Books

This sale contains an extremely large collection of Bibliography. Highlights include a three volume collection of John Hodgkin?s Rariora from 1900 estimated at £300-400 and Leon Maillard's Les Menus & Programmes Illustres, number 265 of 1050 copies which includes designs by Toulouse-Lautrec, Cheret, Millieres, Boutet de Monvel, Forain, Ibels and Mucha and is estimated at £500-700.

Among the English Literature is a copy of The Works of the English Poets from 1790 estimated at £4000-5000 and a 1631 first edition of The Life and Death of Sir Thomas Moore expected to reach £1000-1500. A small but interesting collection of Modern First editions features The Chronicles of Narnia from 1950 expected to realise £1000-1500 and a signed copy of Ernest Hemingway?s The Old Man and the Sea in its first English edition from 1952 estimated at £500-750.