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The Dorset Auction

Start date 12th Jul 2021 End date 22nd Jul 2021

Duke’s are delighted to be holding our inaugural ‘Dorset Auction’ a sale to celebrate the history, literature, arts and crafts of the county. Featured in this auction will be the Derek Mills Library: A Collection of Thomas Hardy and Dorset Books. 

Auction:
Thursday 22nd July at 10.30am

Viewing: 

Saturday 17th July 9:30am - 12pm

Monday 19th - Wednesday 21st July, 9.30am - 5pm

From 9am the day of the Auction 

Bidding: 

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Lot 1 Sold
HARDY, THOMAS., UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE,
'A Rural Painting of the Dutch School', from …
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £640
Estimate: £80 - £150
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
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Lot 2 Sold
HARDY, THOMAS., A PAIR OF BLUE EYES,
'Library Edition', published 1952, London,…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £50
Estimate: £60 - £120
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Lot 3 Sold
HARDY, THOMAS., JUDE THE OBSCURE,
Published 1896, London, Osgood, Mcilvaine and Co.…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £400
Estimate: £200 - £400
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Lot 4 Sold
HARDY, THOMAS., DESPERATE REMEDIES,
'A Novel', published 1993, London, by The Folio…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £40
Estimate: £30 - £50
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Lot 5 Sold
HARDY, THOMAS., THE COLLECTED LETTERS OF THOMAS HARDY,
Edited by Purdy, R. L. and Millgate, M., Volumes…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £20
Estimate: £10 - £20
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
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Lot 6 Sold
HARDY, THOMAS., TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES,
'A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented', published…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £160
Estimate: £50 - £100
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
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Lot 7 Sold
HARDY, THOMAS., TWO ON A TOWER,
with original illustrations by Rosemary…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £90
Estimate: £100 - £200
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
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Lot 8 Sold
HARDY, THOMAS., DESPERATE REMEDIES,
'A Novel', published 1903, London, Macmillan and…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £120
Estimate: £40 - £80
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
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Lot 9 Sold
HARDY, THOMAS., THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE,
One of 1500 limited editions with illustrations…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £190
Estimate: £150 - £250
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
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Lot 10 Sold
HARDY, THOMAS., FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD,
'Wessex Edition', Prose Volume II, published 1931…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £200
Estimate: £80 - £150
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
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Lot 11 Sold
HARDY, THOMAS., THE WOODLANDERS,
Published 1887, London, Macmillan and Co, with;…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £120
Estimate: £150 - £250
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
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Lot 12 Sold
HARDY, THOMAS., WESSEX POEMS AND OTHER VERSES,
From 'Thomas Hardy's Works', Volume XVIII, with…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £40
Estimate: £30 - £50
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
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Lot 13 Unsold
A COLLECTION OF THOMAS HARDY WORKS TRANSLATED TO FOREIGN LANGUAGES,
to include 'Il Sindaco di Casterbridge',…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Estimate: £20 - £40
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
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Lot 14 Sold
HARDY, THOMAS., THE TRUMPET MAJOR,
'John Loveday a Soldier in the War with…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £60
Estimate: £50 - £100
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
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Lot 15 Sold
HARDY, THOMAS., THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF THOMAS HARDY,
Edited by Samuel Hynes, volumes I-V, published…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £460
Estimate: £300 - £500
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
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Lot 16 Sold
HARDY, THOMAS., A CHANGED MAN,
'The Waiting Supper And Other Tales Concluding…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £100
Estimate: £100 - £200
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
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Lot 17 Sold
HARDY, THOMAS., A LAODICEAN,
'A Story of To-Day', The New Wessex Edition,…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £80
Estimate: £50 - £100
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
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Lot 18 Sold
HARDY, THOMAS., THE COMPLETE POEMS,
'Variorum Edition', Edited by James Gibson,…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £80
Estimate: £100 - £200
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
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Lot 19 Sold
HARDY, THOMAS., FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD,
published 1974, London, Macmillan Ltd., and a…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £40
Estimate: £30 - £50
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
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Lot 20 Sold
HARDY, THOMAS., FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD,
With illustrations by Jenny Thorne, published…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £70
Estimate: £40 - £80
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
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Lot 21 Sold
HARDY, THOMAS., TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES,
From 'Macmillan's Pocket Hardy', 'The Wessex…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £360
Estimate: £500 - £1,000
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
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Lot 22 Sold
A COLLECTION OF THOMAS HARDY CUTTINGS AND EPHEMERA,
including reviews, essays and newspaper articles …
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £440
Estimate: £30 - £50
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
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Lot 23 Sold
HARDY, THOMAS., THE HAND OF ETHELBERTA,
'A Comedy in Chapters', Volumes I-II, published…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £800
Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
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Lot 24 Sold
HARDY, THOMAS., THE OLD CLOCK,
'with an appended note by Carl J. Webber',…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £30
Estimate: £30 - £50
22nd July 2021 , 10:30
22nd July 2021 , 10:30

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