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('CASTROL'). [WAKEFIELD (C.C) & CO. LTD. 'CASTROL']]
Car Care. [Nineteenth Edition]. BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY
[C.C. Wakefield & Co., Ltd.,, 1960]. Oblong 8vo., Nineteenth Edition, with photographs and illustrations in the text; original pictorial wrappers, wire-stitched as issued, a very good, clean copy. First published in 1938.
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Book number: 20870
€  6.00 [Appr.: US$ 7.03 | £UK 5.25 | JP¥ 772]
Catalogue: Transport0
Keywords: science, transport, cars, automobiles, castrol, oil, oils, wakefield (cc), co ltd 'castrol', transport, automobiles, care, care

 
The Encyclopaedia of Sports and Games. Edited by the Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire. New and Enlarged Edition with Colour Plates. REMARKABLY BRIGHT, FRESH SET
Heinemann,, 1911. 4 vols., roy. 8vo., with coloured frontispieces (original tissue guards present), coloured plates and many hundreds of monochrome illustrations in the text; original green cloth, upper boards blocked and lettered in blind, gilt backs, a remarkably bright, fresh set. The set comprises: Vol. I: A - Cricket; Vol. II: Crocodile to Hound Breeding; Vol. III: Hunting to Racing; Vol. IV: Rackets to Zebra. VERY SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION.
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Book number: 28667
€  166.00 [Appr.: US$ 194.36 | £UK 142.5 | JP¥ 21351]
Keywords: sports, sporting, games, pastimes, earl of suffolk and berkshire

 
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The Fifes in South Africa. Being a History of the Fife and Forfar Yeomanry in the South African War, 1900-1901. FIRM, CLEAN COPY
A. Westwood, Cupar-Fife,, 1903. 8vo., First and Sole Edition, on laid paper, with portrait frontispiece, 7 plates, 4 illustrations and maps in the text, and folding map, preliminaries lightly foxed; original khaki cloth, upper board and backstrip blocked and lattered in gilt and black, gilt top, red endpapers, uncut, joints mildly rubbed, some mild age-soiling else a very good, bright, clean copy. The Fife and Forfar Yeomanry served as 20th Company Imperial Yeomanry in South Africa from April 1900 to June 1901. They were commanded variously by Hunter, Hutton, Clements and Cunningham. In December 1900 the 20th was attacked at Nooitgedacht where the British sustained heavy casualties and the Fifes were reduced to half strength. The remnants joined Cunningham's force to the end of January 1901 and were then attached to Col. Benson's column in south western Transvaal. In April 1901 the Fifes regrouped at full strength at Bloemfontein, joining Col. Pilcher's column in Orange River Colony and returning home in May 1901.The work includes a nominal roll and campaign history. VERY SCARCE. Hackett, p.190 (see also p.ix for coloured plate of cover and lengthy assessment); White.p.176.
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Book number: 39659
€  234.00 [Appr.: US$ 273.98 | £UK 201 | JP¥ 30097]
Catalogue: Military0
Keywords: mstock, military, boer war, anglo-boer war, south african war, cavalry, yeomanry, fifes, fife forfar, south africa, transvaal, orange river, nooitgedacht, unit history, unit histories

 
The Glory of the Garden. [Catalogue of] A Loan Exhibition in association with the Royal Horticultural Society. 2 January 1986 to 28 January 1987. NEAR FINE COPY
Sotheby's,, 1987. 8vo., First Edition, with coloured and monochrome photographs throughout; pictorial wrappers, backstrip lightly sunned else a near fine copy. The catalogue lists 181 lots with index of artists.
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Book number: 30019
€  16.00 [Appr.: US$ 18.73 | £UK 13.75 | JP¥ 2058]
Catalogue: Fine Art0
Keywords: gardening, horticulture, sotheby, rhs, royal horticultural society, exhibition catalogues

 
Kenya. The First Explorers. [Foreword by Wilfred Thesiger]. NEAR FINE COPY IN DUSTWRAPPER
Aurum Press,, [1989]. 8vo., First Edition, with coloured plates, numerous line illustrations in the text and endpaper maps; black cloth, backstrip lettered in silver, a near fine copy in price-clipped dustwrapper.
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Book number: 31601
€  16.00 [Appr.: US$ 18.73 | £UK 13.75 | JP¥ 2058]
Keywords: travel, africa, east africa, kenya, nigel pavitt

 
The Magnificent Botanical Library of the Stiftung fur Botanik, Vaduz, Liechtenstein. Collected by the late Arpad Plesch. COMPLETE SET
Sotheby's,, 1975-6. 3 vols., 4to., First Edition, with numerous coloured and monochrome plates; original white boards blocked in gilt, small pull at headband of one volume else a very good, bright, clean set. The sale of this outstanding botanical library comprised no fewer than 863 lots.
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Book number: 17211
€  120.00 [Appr.: US$ 140.5 | £UK 103.25 | JP¥ 15434]
Catalogue: Sale Catalogues0
Keywords: mstock, shelflc, bibliography, botany, botanical literature, arpad plesch, sotheby, sale catalogues sale catalogues, sotheby's, magnificent, botanical, library, stiftung, fur, botanik, vaduz, liechtenstein

 
[Sale] Catalogue of Paintings from the Paul Mellon Collection. 18 November 1981.
Sotheby's,, 1981. 4to., First Edition, with numerous coloured and monochrome reproductions (the majority full-page) throughout; original boards gilt, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. This notable sale comprises 199 lots including works by Bonington, Constable, Gainsborough, Hogarth, Lowry, Munnings, Watts and many others. Includes full list of artists.
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Book number: 12787
€  18.00 [Appr.: US$ 21.08 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2315]
Catalogue: Sale Catalogues0
Keywords: mstock, fine art, graphics, paul mellon, paintings, sale catalogues sale catalogues, sotheby's, sale, catalogue, paintings, from, paul, mellon, collection

 
[Sale Catalogue of] Contemporary Chinese Art Day Sale. 5 October 2008.
Sotheby's, Hong Kong,, 2008. 4to., First Edition, with very numerous coloured reproductions (one folding and many double- and full-page) in the text; original pictorial wrappers, a fine copy. This outstanding sale comprised a total of 491 lots. The catalogue includes detailed career descriptions of the artists together with full indexes. Scarce.
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Book number: 12816
€  32.00 [Appr.: US$ 37.47 | £UK 27.5 | JP¥ 4116]
Catalogue: Sale Catalogues0
Keywords: fine art, graphics, china, hong kong, chinese art, sale catalogues, sotheby sale catalogues, sotheby's, sale, catalogue, contemporary, chinese, art, day, sale

 
[Sale Catalogue of] the Diaghilev-Lifar Library.
Sotheby, Monaco,, 1975. 4to., with a coloured frontispiece and 32 full-page illustrations in the text; decorative boards gilt, gilt back, covers very lightly age-marked else a very good, clean copy. This renowned library of Russian literature which included, among other works, first editions of Lomonossov, Pouch, Tourgueniev and Dostoievsky, comprised 826 lots.
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Book number: 13221
€  54.00 [Appr.: US$ 63.23 | £UK 46.5 | JP¥ 6945]
Catalogue: Sale Catalogues0
Keywords: mstock, bibliography, russia, russian literature, diaghilev, sale catalogues sale catalogues, sotheby's, sale, catalogue, diaghilev-lifar, library

 
[Sale] Catalogue of valuable printed Books from the Broxbourne Library. Illustrating the Spread of Printing. The Property of John Ehrman.
Sotheby,, 1977-78. 2 vols., 4to., with coloured frontispieces (one folding) and very numerous facsimiles (the majority full-page) in the text; original boards, a very good, clean copy. With the printed lists of estimates, and of purchasers and prices. The four-day sale realised a total of £1,297,000.
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Book number: 14275
€  45.00 [Appr.: US$ 52.69 | £UK 38.75 | JP¥ 5788]
Catalogue: Sale Catalogues0
Keywords: mstock, bibliography, broxbourne, sotheby, sale catalogues, sale catalogues, sotheby's, sale, catalogue, valuable, printed, books, from, broxbourne, library

 
[Sale Catalogue of] Continental Books and Manuscripts including Science and Medicine. 5 December 1996.
Sotheby's,, 1996. 4to., with very numerous facsimiles in the text; original pictorial wrappers, a fine copy. The sale comprised 248 fine lots including an Apollo and Pegasus binding for Giovanni Battista Grimaldi, the second issue of Newton's 'Principia', and important letters from Einstein including a series relating to the Hebrew University. With bibliography and index
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Book number: 14869
€  18.00 [Appr.: US$ 21.08 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2315]
Catalogue: Sale Catalogues0
Keywords: mstock, bibliography, palaeography, sale catalogues, sale catalogues, sotheby's, sale, catalogue, continental, books, manuscripts, including, science, medicine

 
[Sale Catalogue of a Manuscript of] Einstein's Theory of Relativity. 16 March 1996.
Sothebys,, 1996. 4to., with a coloured facsimile as frontispiece, a full-page portrait in monochrome, and 8 fine coloured facsimiles (6 full-page); original pictorial wrappers, a fine copy. The earliest surviving autograph manuscript on (arguably) the principal scientific theory of the twentieth century, the longest of the three major manuscripts on relativity theory, and the only one not in an institutional collection. The estimate was US$4m-6m.
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Book number: 14870
€  35.00 [Appr.: US$ 40.98 | £UK 30.25 | JP¥ 4502]
Catalogue: Sale Catalogues0
Keywords: mstock, bibliography, palaeography, science, relativity, einstein, physics, sale catalogues sale catalogues, sotheby's, sale, catalogue, manuscript, einstein's, theory, relativity

 
[Sale Catalogue of the] Autograph Manuscript of the 'Szenen aus Goethes 'Faust''. 6 December 1996.
Sotheby,, 1996. 4to., with 8 full-page facsimiles (4 tinted); original pictorial wrappers, a fine copy. The MS (for which this separate catalogue was issued) comprised lot 241 in the sale of Fine Printed and Manuscript Music. The estimate was £600,000-800,000.
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Book number: 15363
€  38.00 [Appr.: US$ 44.49 | £UK 32.75 | JP¥ 4887]
Catalogue: Sale Catalogues0
Keywords: mstock, bibliography, music, musicology, schumann, faust, sale catalogues, sotheby sale catalogues, sotheby's, sale, catalogue, autograph, manuscript, 'szenen, aus, goethes, 'faust''

 
[Sale] Catalogue of the Meggendorfer Archive. Comprising Watercolour Drawings, Hand-Coloured Proofs, and Specimen Sheets for Moving Picture Books, Panoramas, Transformation Books, and other Publications by Lothar Meggendorfer. 1 June 1982.
Sotheby's,, 1982. 4to., First Edition, with numerous facsimiles in the text; original printed wrappers, a near fine copy. Lothar Meggendorfer was the greatest innovator in the history of moving picture books and similar works. The sale comprises 135 lots (some unique).
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Book number: 15745
€  22.00 [Appr.: US$ 25.76 | £UK 19 | JP¥ 2830]
Catalogue: Sale Catalogues0
Keywords: mstock, bibliography, moving picture books, meggendorfer, toys, automata, sale catalogues sale catalogues, sotheby's, sale, catalogue, meggendorfer, archive

 
[Sale Catalogue of] The celebrated Library of Boies Penrose. Removed fom Barbados Hill, Devon, Pennsylvania.
Sotheby,, 1971. 2 vols., 4to., with a folding coloured frontispiece, 16 plates (2 folding) and very numerous facsimiles (a number full-page and one folding) in the text; original boards, a fine copy. A highly important collection of works on travel, exploration, navigation and trade.
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Book number: 171
€  36.00 [Appr.: US$ 42.15 | £UK 31 | JP¥ 4630]
Catalogue: Sale Catalogues0
Keywords: bibliography, sale catalogues, boies penrose sale catalogues, sotheby's, sale, catalogue, the, celebrated, library, boies, penrose

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