Not Just Any Old Books

Our specialist Chris Moore is particularly excited about his forthcoming Books section on 4th March and wanted to highlight a few of the lots coming up.

Lots 129 - 139 are original Shell Guides dated between 1934 - 1939 printed by Architectural Press and featuring counties including Wiltshire, Derbyshire and Hampshire with guide prices ranging from £60 - £300.

The most interesting lot of this collection being Lot 130 which is the Shell Guide to Cornwall.  It is a 1st edition, was printed by Architectural Press in 1934 and is spiral bound.  The lot also comes with two further 2nd edition copies printed in 1935 and 1939, spiral bound in hard covers with dust jackets.

 


Lots 129 - 139 are original Shell Guides dated between 1934 - 1939


Lot 130 - Shell Guide to Cornwall

Lot 130: SHELL GUIDE TO CORNWALL,
1st edition,
Architectural Press 1934, spiral bound,
with 2nd edition, 1935 and Faber edition (1939), spiral bound in hard covers with d/w (3) 
Estimate: £100 - £150





The next highlight of the auction is Lot 189 which is A New Dictionary of Natural History by William Frederic Martyn, 2 vols folio 1785. It has 100 beautifully hand-coloured plates and estimates at £600 - £900.



 



 

 

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