Sale: 191021

Oct 19 2021 12:00 - Lewes North Street

Gorringe's Book Sale

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Lot 1

Padgett, Lewis - Robots Have No Tails, 1st edition, with d/j, Gnome Press, New York, 1952 and - Mutant, 1st edition, with d/j, Gnome Press, New York, 1953 (2)

Estimate: £40  - 60

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Lot 2

Clarke, Arthur C - Childhood’s End, 1st edition, red cloth, in unclipped d/j, with 1 inch tear to rear head of spine, 4 inch split to rear folded edge, Ballantine Books, New York, 1953

Estimate: £200  - 300

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Lot 3

Clarke, Arthur C - Against the Fall of Night, 1st edition, blue cloth, with unclipped d/j, with nicks to spine head and foot, Gnome Press, New York, 1953

Estimate: £100  - 150

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Lot 4

Williamson, Jack - Four works - Darker Than You Think, 1st edition, one of 500, inscribed and signed by the author, illustrated by Edd Cartier, green cloth, with unclipped d/j, Fantasy Press, 1948; The Legion of Space, 1

Estimate: £150  - 200

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Lot 5

Van Vogt, Alfred Elton - Seven works - Slan, 1st edition, with unclipped d/j, Sauk City, 1946; The Book of Ptath, 1st edition with unclipped d/j, Fantasy Press, 1947; The World of A, 1st edition with unclipped d/j, Simon

Estimate: £200  - 300

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Lot 6

Smith, Edward E - Seven works - Spacehounds of IPC, 1st edition, with unclipped d/j, Fantasy Press, 1947; Skylark Three, 1st edition, with unclipped d/j, Fantasy Press, 1948; Skylark of Valeron, 1st edition, with unclipp

Estimate: £150  - 200

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Lot 7

Heinlein, Robert A - Six works - Beyond This Horizon, 1st edition, with unclipped d/j, Fantasy Press, 1949; The Man Who Sold the Moon, 1st edition, with unclipped d/j, Shasta, Chicago, 1950; The Green Hills of Earth, 1st

Estimate: £150  - 200

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Lot 8

Asimov, Isaac - I, Robot, 1st edition, 1st printing, 8vo, original red cloth, slight stains to fly leaves, with unclipped d/j, designed by Edd Cartier, with some small nicks and short tears, Gnome Press, New York, 1950

Estimate: £500  - 800

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Lot 9

Asimov, Isaac - The Foundation Trilogy, all 1st editions, all in unclipped d/j’, all Gnome Press, New York - Foundation, 1951; Foundation and Empire, 1952; Second Foundation, 1953, with , The Stars Like Dust, 1st edition

Estimate: £200  - 300

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Lot 10

Science Fiction - Thirteen titles - Brackett, Leigh - The Starmen, 1st edition, with unclipped d/j, Gnome Press, 1952; Carr, Robert Spencer, 1st edition, signed, with unclipped d/j, Fantasy Press, 1951; Simak, Clifford D

Estimate: £150  - 200

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Lot 11

Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel (1892-1973) - The Hobbit or There and Back Again, 1st edition, 1st impression, with 1st impression dust jacket, with the word ‘’Dodgeson’’ hand corrected, with an ink mark through the ‘’e’’, th

Estimate: £5000  - 8000

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Lot 12

Pepys, Samuel (edited and abridged by O.F. Morshead) - Everybody’s Pepys, 8vo, red cloth, one of 350, signed by the illustrator Ernest Shepard, G. Bell & Sons, London, 1926

Estimate: £60  - 90

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Lot 13

Elwes, Henry John and Henry, Augustine - The Trees of Great Britain and Ireland, 8 vols including index, contemporary green half morocco, spines faded, 7 colour titles, 412 plates, bookplate of Edward Hudson, Lindisfarne

Estimate: £600  - 900

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Lot 14

Austen, Jane - Pride and Prejudice, illustrated by Hugh Thomson, original gilt decorated cloth, first ‘’Peacock’’ edition, bookplate with presentation inscription pasted to front inner board, fly leaves spotted, text and

Estimate: £500  - 700

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Lot 15

Gentleman, David - The Wood Engravings of David Gentleman, oblong folio, cloth, number 290 of 350, signed by the artist, introduction by Fiona MacCarthy, Montgomery, 2000, with slip case

Estimate: £150  - 250

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Lot 17

Tolkien, J.R.R - The Lord of the Rings, 3 vols, The Fellowship of the Ring, 5th impression, 1956; The Two Towers, 4th impression, 1956 and The Return of the King, 2nd impression, 1955, rebound red cloth, school prize bin

Estimate: £150  - 200

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Lot 18

Lewis, Clive Staples - The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,1st edition , 8vo, illustrated by Pauline Baynes, including a coloured frontis, original cloth with sunned spine, in unclipped, chipped, repaired d/j, Geoffrey

Estimate: £1500  - 2000

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Lot 19

Lewis, Clive Staples - Prince Caspian. The Return to Narnia, 1st edition, 8vo, illustrated by Pauline Baynes, including a coloured frontis, original cloth, in unclipped d/j, Geoffrey Bles, London, 1951

Estimate: £600  - 900

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Lot 20

Lewis, Clive Staples - The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, 1st edition, 8vo, illustrated by Pauline Baynes, original cloth, in unclipped d/j, rear end papers spotted, Geoffrey Bles, London, 1952

Estimate: £600  - 900

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Lot 21

Lewis, Clive Staples - The Silver Chair, 1st edition, 8vo, illustrated by Pauline Baynes, original cloth, in an unclipped d/j, with hole and tear to front flap, Geoffrey Bles, London, 1953

Estimate: £1200  - 1600

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Lot 22

Lewis, Clive Staples - The Horse and His Boy, 1st edition, 8vo, illustrated by Pauline Baynes, frontis plate detached, but present, original cloth, in unclipped d/j, Geoffrey Bles, London, 1954

Estimate: £300  - 500

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Lot 23

Lewis, Clive Staples - The Magician’s Nephew, 1st edition, 8vo, illustrated by Pauline Baynes, original cloth, in unclipped d/j, The Bodley Head, London, 1955

Estimate: £160  - 240

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Lot 24

Lewis, Clive Staples - The Last Battle, 1st edition, 8vo, illustrated by Pauline Baynes, original cloth, in unclipped d/j, The Bodley Head, London, 1956

Estimate: £250  - 300

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Lot 25

Garner, Alan - Elidor, 1st edition, original cloth, in unclipped d/j, Collins, London, 1965

Estimate: £50  - 80

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Lot 26

Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel - Farmer Giles of Ham, 1st edition, illustrated by Pauline Baynes, original cloth with unclipped d/j, print smudged to back and part of front flap beneath plastic cover, owners inscription to f

Estimate: £100  - 150

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