Monday, 26 January 2015

Books, Medals, Militaria & Collectables

Books, Medals,
Militaria & Collectables

A collection of signed John Le Carré novels, including first editions, proof copies, some with extensive dedications, various estimates.

Tuesday 3rd February
from 10.00am
Chapel Walk Saleroom, 
Chapel Walk, Cheltenham 
Glos., GL50 3DS

On View
Saturday 31st January - 10.00am - 1.00pm
Monday 2nd February - 10.00am - 6.00pm 
Tuesday 3rd February - 9.00am - 10.00am



Indian Sikh damascene sword handle, est. £100-£200
 
 
 1902 photograph album of views of Rome and Naples, est. £80-£120 
(Part of a larger collection of similar albums)

Antique brass collar inscribed "John Nickolls, Swancoat", 
est.  £400 - £600

A large collection of African carved hardwood figures, masks, 
plaques and related items, various estimates

James I Ireland Gunmoney December 1689 half-crown, est. £80 - £120

 
 Three stamps albums, GB mint decimal and GB booklets and a quantity of loose stamps, est. £120-£200

MacDonald Gill (1884-1947) map, "The Great Circle Map for Cable & Wireless" (1946), approx. 98x123cm , est. £50-£75


Part of a large collection of cigarette cards, including silk cards and albums, various estimates


Album of ten Chinese water colours on rice paper, (mostly af), est. £100-£150

 
Books:- Collection of John Le Carré signed novels, eighteenth century herbal, large quantity of Acts... General" from the County of Gloucester, 1950s and 1960s Wisden hardback, antiquarian volumes, Danish fine bindings, Folio Society; Ephemera:-  Signed photograph of George V, MacDonald Gill map, Stanley Baldwin letter; Cigarette Cards :- Players, Ogden, Kensitas silk, Spinnett fabric cards, Wills; Postcards:- 1920s European, Asian & American albums, 1930s continental album, Edwardian, local interest; Stamps:- GB and Commonwealth albums, unmounted mint, Worldwide loose stamps; Coins :- James I Gunmoney, proof sovereigns and half sovereigns, 19th century tokens; Cameras &  Photographica:- Collection of Edwardian and George V photograph albums, darkroom equipment, bellows camera, Austrian photographs; Scientific Equipment:- Procyon astronomical telescope, Ernst Leitz Wetzlar adjustable microscope, Swift binoculars; Musical Instruments:- 19th century violins, Beatles Magical Mystery tour record, mandolin, accordion; Collectables :- Brass collar, Chinese Shu Lao figure, Chinese watercolour rice paper album, William Tweed money bank, fountain pens, silver-gilt trinket box, Edison Gem phonograph, shisha pipe, Windsor and Newton paint box, Japanese okimono; African & Oceanic Art :- Inuit knife, trade shell necklaces, male and female figures, Nigerian panels, carved hardwood masks; Medals & Militaria :- Indian damascene sword hilt, WWI pickelhaube helmet, signed David Shepherd print, powder flasks, Red Cross nursing medals

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