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Sale BK17: Antiquarian Book Sale

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Wednesday, 15th March 2017

Okehampton Street, Exeter

Books, Maps and Prints Auction

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Summary

Specialist sale of books, prints and maps covering art and art reference books, children's and illustrated books, history, literature, biography, military, naval, travel, topography, science, natural history, reference and sporting books as well as photographs, manuscripts, prints and maps.

This auction has 609 fine art lots.

Catalogue, Notices and Results

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Sale Notes

The forthcoming Antiquarian Book Auction to be held on 15th March 2017 has plenty on offer for all types of collectors – there is the Harold Bowden Collection of Cornish Books, totalling over 120 lots; the WWII archive of Noel Melville Richards; a good selection of children's and illustrated books; as well as history and literature, natural history and a good selection of maps and prints. Some 600 lots in total. The Harold Bowden collection of Cornish books will be sold last on 15th March 2017 and this section of the sale will not commence before 3:00pm .

Contact for Sale

For any information about this sale, please contact:-

Rachel LittlewoodRachel Littlewood


Tel:+44 (01392) 413100
EMail:littlewoodr@bhandl.co.uk

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Sale FS26; Lot: 0176: Patek Philippe. A gentleman's 18ct gold Patek Philippe wristwatch with complications, model 5015J, the circular white enamel dial 29mm diameter with Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds dial, power reserve and moon phase dials in a gold case, 36mm diameter with beaded bezel, the back cover opening to reveal a glazed movement numbered 1959393, also inscribed 'Adjusted to heat and cold isochronism twenty nine 29 jewels Patek Philippe Geneva Swiss 240/152', on leather strap with gold buckle and in fitted case.

Sale: FS26 (21 Apr 2015)
Auction Lot: 0176
Estimate: £9,000-£10,000
Realised: £9,000
Patek Philippe. A gentleman's 18ct gold Patek Philippe wristwatch with complications, model 5015J, the circular white enamel dial 29mm diameter with Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds dial, power reserve and moon ...

Sale FS29; Lot: 0342: Robert O Lenkiewicz [1941-2002] - Self-Portrait with Red Scarf - signed twice and inscribed on the reverse oil on canvas 48 x 48cm.

Sale: FS29 (19 Jan 2016)
Auction Lot: 0342
Estimate: £12,000-£18,000
Realised: £12,500
Robert O Lenkiewicz [1941-2002] - Self-Portrait with Red Scarf - signed twice and inscribed on the reverse oil on canvas 48 x 48cm.

Sale FS17; Lot: 0742: L'Echopié Jne à Paris, a bronze, ormolu and marble mantel clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours on a bell with an outside countwheel, the white enamel dial signed L'Echopié Jne à Paris, with black Roman numerals and decorative brass hands, the three tier bronze case with raised relief to the front depicting children playing instruments within a field, with goats to the case sides and floral swags set below, standing on ormolu cloven supports, surmounted by a suckling baby with mother, possibly Apollo with the Goddess Leto, seated on a classical day bed with ormolu griffin supports to the four corners, standing on a further green marble base with ormolu mounts to the edges and turned feet, height: 45cm.

Sale: FS17 (29 Jan 2013)
Auction Lot: 0742
Estimate: £2,500-£3,000
Realised: £7,600
L'Echopié Jne à Paris, a bronze, ormolu and marble mantel clock the eight-day duration movement striking the hours on a bell with an outside countwheel, the white enamel dial signed ...