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The Oxford Library Sale
Live
Venue address
Bocardo House
24A St Michael's Street
Oxford
OX1 2EB
United Kingdom
The Oxford Library Sale

Including Works of Art, Antique Furniture, Rugs and Antiquarian & Modern Books

Auction dates
Sep 22, 2021 11:00 AM BST
Lots: 1 - 531
Viewing dates
Sep 18, 2021 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM BST
Sep 20, 2021 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM BST
Sep 21, 2021 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM BST
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A William IV mahogany games and work table, the rectangular hinged top opening to reveal inlaid
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80 - 150 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A 19th century Anglo Indian Colonial hardwood tea caddy, with Vizagapatan style incised ivory wide
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A pair of early 20th century naval officer's epaulettes, together with gilt faced sword belt, the
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A Malachite circular chessboard, with gilt wire strung border and white onyx chequers, 24.3cm
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading After Jean Didier Debut (1824-1893) 'Giovanni', a bronze figure of a seated young man with a hurdy
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Two antique Hatherley collapsible wooden easels, both with adjustable pegs, tallest 183cm
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading After John Huston (1906-1987) A framed commemorative wine label print for Chateau Mouton
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Space and aviation interest: A pair of kid gloves, one signed by Yuri Gagarin, Alberto Braniff,
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30 - 50 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A Victorian figured walnut and brass mounted library desk stand, with correspondence box, twin glass
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A rare 19th century Indian Tamil Sampler worked by Anna Marial, The Church Crookham Scholar at
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A seven rung folding library pole ladder c1975 by Arthur Brett and Sons with outer brass studded
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A Late 17th Century Charles II Carved Oak Bible Box, the front panel carved with lock plate, 44cm
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A polished bronze paperweight in the form of a cherub, 13cm high and an antique carved wooden
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A 19th century Indo-Persian double side illustrated page with colourful symbolic figure
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading René Lalique (1860-1945) A pair of Tete D'Aigle car mascots, circa 1930, frosted glass on
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A 19th century leather sewing box, the fully fitted interior with metal studded divisions, and
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A Napoleonic carved bone prisoner of war set of dominoes in a rectangular decorated box with sliding
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300 - 400 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading An Antique carved ebony cane handle with moving eyes, jaw lacking, 6cm
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A group of five glazed old cases of taxidermic birds in naturalistic settings
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A 18th Century framed theatre royal Manchester, playbill "The Jew" by Richard Cumberland 1794, 24
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading An early Scottish carved stone mortar on stand, with lipped rim collected Isle of Arran, 22cm wide
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A early bronze lion head mount, possibly German, cast and chased with pierced holes to the base, 8cm
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A pair of 18th century French bronze rearing horses, with gilt bronze saddles on red stepped
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800 - 1,200 GBP
Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading An 16th/17th Century bronze mortar, with latin inscription and banded figural heads to the body,
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A 17th century bronze ink well, dolphin surmount by a sea titan holding a shell, gilt bronze to
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A 19th Century Binocular/Monocular microscope by Smith, Beck and Beck, with original wooden case and
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A Henry Bessemer copper alloy medal, awarded to Charles Howard Sidebotham July, 1894. Together
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A mid 19th century mahogany and brass bound campaign travelling box, the fully fitted interior
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A late Victorian brass novelty bar top gas fuelled cigar lighter, modelled as a figure of a man,
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A French gilt metal mounted mother of pearl Palais Royale style etui, of egg shaped form, opening to
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A late 19th Century brass mounted oak stationery box, embossed with stylised sinuous foliage, and
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A framed colour photograph of Princess Anne, signed to the mount below, in lacquered brass frame
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading An unusual 19th century folio sheet applied with a collection of humorous gravestone epitaphs hand-
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A green glass walking cane of spiral moulded form filled with seed specimens, 85cm long overall
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A pair of Samson plates of circular fluted form decorated with oriental pheasants and insects in
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Gibbs (The Hon. Vicary) The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland and Ireland. St Catherine's Press,
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Fox-Davies (Arthur Charles) 'A Complete Guide to Heraldry'. Jack, London. n/d c.1900. Lib. binding
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Wilkinson (Sir J Gardner) 'The Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians'. New Ed. Revised by
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading An 18th century manuscript Pharmacopaeia Pauperum or Hospital Dispensatory. 21 sides written in
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A group of nine 18th century medical texts. Leather bound and for restoration. All ex lib with
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Jacob (J) 'Observations and the Structure and Draught of Wheel-Carriages'. Dilly, London 1773.
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Thornbury (Walter) 'Old and New London'. Cassell, Petter and Galpin. 6 Vols. Half green leather with
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Bartholomew (John) The Survey Atlas of England and Wales. 84 plates of maps and plans. The Royal
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Adams (John) Index Villaris or a Geographical table of all the Cities, Market-Towns, Parishes,
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading The Holy Bible. Virtue London c1880. Tooled calf (325 x 255mm) Thick Fo. plus 7 associated large
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading A collection of Antiquarian titles mainly leather bound incl. Goldsmith, Froissart, Clarendon,
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Swinburne (Henry) Travels Through Spain in the Years 1775 and 1776. 2 Vols. Elmsly, London 1787.
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Pichot, Amedée) 'Voyage Historique et Littéraire en Anglettere et en Ecossé. 3 Vols. in French.
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading 'Official History of the War' 'Naval Operations'. 5 Vols with maps. Longmans, London 1920-1931
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading H.M. Stationery Office:- 'Battle of Jutland 30th May to 1st June 1916. Official Despatches with
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Eyre-Todd (George) 'The Autobiography of William Simpson R.I. (Crimean Simpson)'. Unwin, London
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Hazlitt (William) The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte. 2nd Ed. 4 Vols. 1852. Library bound (190 x
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading H.M. Stationery Office. 'Report of a Committee Appointed by the Admiralty to Examine and Consider
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Churchill (Winston) 'The Second World War'. 6 Vols. Black cloth plus a collection of c30 war related
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Pulton (Ferdinando) 'A Collection of Statutes Now in Use'. John Bill and Christopher Barker,
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Alting (Jacob) (1618-1679) Dutch Theologian. Synopsis Institutionum Chaldaearum et Syrarum. 7th
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Seyffert (Dr Oskar) 'A Dictionary of Classical Antiquities...' Swan Sonnenschein 1906. 2 Vols. Green
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Trotsky (Leon) The History of the Russian Revolution. 3 Vols. Max Eastman trans. Gollancz, London
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading Devon & Cornwall Record Society. 44 Publications 1930-60's. Half green leather with gilt titles.
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Featured lot Provisionally sold Leading Won Outbid Lost Declined Reserve not met Leading 'The Builder'. An Illustrated Weekly Magazine for the Drawing-Room The Studio, The Office, The
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