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Roger Collicott is a Book Consultant in the Books and Manuscript Department at Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood and works on the preparation of our specialist Antiquarian and Rare Book, Manuscript, Map and Print auctions. He is based at our Honiton salerooms.
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Review Entries for Day Tuesday, 08 January 2019

 

 Riviere of Bath binding. A Guide to Watering Places, on the Coast, between The Exe and the Dart (BK21)

An exceptional volume being offered in the 6th March 2019 Antiquarian Book Auction (BK21)  takes us back to the elegance of the Regency period, when Teignmouth, Dawlish and Torquay were the fashionable places to go to and be seen.

The Title page of the Guide to Watering Places, on the Coast, between The Exe and the Dart (BK21)

Titled 'A Guide to Watering Places, on the Coast between The Exe and the Dart' and illustrated with fine hand coloured aquatint plates and in a fine signed binding by Riviere of Bath, it was published in Teignmouth by E. Croydon in 1823 and carries a pre-sale estimate of £200 - £300

One of the fine hand coloured aquatints from A Guide to Watering Places, on the Coast between The Exe and the Dart (BK21)

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Tuesday, 08 January 2019 15:08:52 (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #
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Review Entries for Day Thursday, 03 January 2019

What delight for the child who was originally the lucky owner of the wonderful moveable book which is included in Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood's Antiquarian Book Auction on the 6th March 2019 (BK21).

Princess Rose-Petal and Her Adventures (BK21)

Titled 'Princess Rose-Petal and Her Adventures, A Moveable Toybook, by Lothar Meggendorfer, published circa 1890's.

A child's delight (BK21)

Although with some signs of use, it remarkably still has all the intricate moveable parts intact and working. Also it still has the remains of the original torn dust wrapper present. The pre-sale estimate is £500 - £1000

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Thursday, 03 January 2019 09:49:20 (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #
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