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This is mostly for Unique and/or Museum quality items added from 2018 onwards and will be for books, manuscripts, ephemera & antiques. For most it will be the first time these items have ever been listed for sale. Some were purchased over 30 years ago, and not offered for sale, many from a deceased book/ephemera/photograph dealer and put in boxes with no pacific details, and estimates of 10/20 or 20/30 per box which usually sold for about £100, some boxes sold for prices upto £3000, many items were priced in £sd ( priced pre 1971). From this stock of about 200 boxes alone will take at least 5 years to check all, and put on sale, One a Unique unpublished 1845 manuscript book, written only for friends. “The Pleasures of Fancy, also The Young Bride's funeral Dirge with a Sonnet “ will hopefully be put on in a few weeks. Please do not ask for details as apart from a quick look before buying, have no idea where they are, or what they are, but know one book was printed in about 1505, many 17th cent books, one being a manuscript. Also purchased at local fairs upto 25 years, from people who did not understand their importance, like Rothschild banking family Letters from Adolph de Rothschild & 1814 Letters from Baron Carl Mayer von Rothschild (one of the sons of the founder) all in German, also in German from Sigmund Freud to anther Austro/German who was studying Psychotherapy before they both escaped to England before WWII, The unique manuscript of the “General Orders” book for Port Royal, Martinique headquarters of West Indies, most of 1800 & 1801 ( contents include 100s of names, different Forts & Trinidad, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, Martinique, Dominica, Antigua, St. Christopher’s, Tobago & Dutch Surinam now also spelt as Suriname).When they can be found. Please do not enquire about these items as some will take many years to find again and are kept in various places.


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