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The Dorset Auction

Absentee bids accepted until Thursday 22nd Jul 2021

Auction date Thursday 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: 

Live Bidding will be available for this auction through this website. 

Please ensure your registration is completed early to avoid disappointment. 

Commission Bidding and Telephone bidding is also available. 


For more information please contact Duke's on 01305 265080 or email enquiries@dukes-auctions.com


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Lot 25 Sold
HARDY, THOMAS., TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES,
'A Pure Woman', 'In Three Volumes', volumes I-III…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £400
Estimate: £500 - £1,000
22nd July 2021
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Lot 26 Unsold
THOMAS HARDY: A LARGE COLLECTION OF BOOKLETS, PAMPHLETS, JOURNALS AND…
including a large number of works by 'Toucan…
Estimate: £50 - £100
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Lot 27 Sold
A PREFACE HAND WRITTEN AND SIGNED BY THOMAS HARDY,
Discussing the landscapes of village life and the…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £450
Estimate: £200 - £400
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Lot 28 Sold
A SIGNED LETTER FROM FLORENCE HARDY,
Written to Mr Lea, in which she complains about…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £600
Estimate: £200 - £400
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Lot 29 Sold
'HARDY'S WESSEX' A LIMITED EDITION POOLE POTTERY CHARGER
made for the Thomas Hardy Festival, Dorchester,…
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
22nd July 2021
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Lot 30 Sold
'HARDY'S WESSEX' A LIMITED EDITION POOLE POTTERY CHARGER
made for the Thomas Hardy Festival, Dorchester,…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £90
Estimate: £50 - £100
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22nd July 2021
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Lot 31 Sold
THOMAS HARDY INTEREST: A COLLECTION OF MEMORABILIA
including collectable ceramics by Poole Pottery…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £70
Estimate: £100 - £200
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Lot 32 Unsold
THE DORSET YEAR-BOOK, 1926,
Published by the SOCIETY OF DORSET MEN IN LONDON,…
Estimate: £50 - £100
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Lot 33 Sold
PROCEEDINGS OF THE DORSET NATURAL HISTORY AND ANTIQUARIAN FIELD CLUB, 1898,
and a large collection of further editions, also…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £60
Estimate: £100 - £200
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 34 Sold
ATKINSON, C. T. THE DORSETSHIRE REGIMENT, VOLUMES I AND II,
'The thirty-Ninth and Fifty-Fourth Foot and The…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £30
Estimate: £30 - £50
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Lot 35 Sold
PRATT, HARVEST-HOME, VOLUMES I-III,
Published 1805, London, with 'NOTES & QUERIES FOR…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £30
Estimate: £30 - £50
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Lot 36 Unsold
CHAMBERS' CYCLOPAEDIA OF ENGLISH LITERATURE, VOLUMES I-III,
Darton, F.J.H., The Soul of Dorset, Hodder, The…
Estimate: £40 - £60
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Lot 37 Sold
LIEUTENANT-GENERAL PITT RIVERS, EXCAVATIONS IN CRANBORNE CHASE NEAR…
Published 1887, and Lieut-General Pitt Rivers …
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £170
Estimate: £200 - £400
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 38 Sold
ROWSON, J. W. BRIDPORT AND THE GREAT WAR,
'Its Record of Work at Home and in The Field',…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £90
Estimate: £40 - £80
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 39 Unsold
HODDER, E. THE LIFE AND WORK OF THE SEVENTH EARL OF SHAFTESBURY, K. G.
Published 1892 by Cassell & Company Limited, with…
Estimate: £30 - £50
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Lot 40 Sold
WYNDHAM, HENRY PENRUDDOCKE., THE DIARY OF THE LATE GEORGE BUBB DODINGTON,
'Baron of Melcombe Regis: From March 8, 1748-9,…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £30
Estimate: £40 - £80
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Lot 41 Sold
POWYS, LLEWELYN., THE VERDICT OF BRIDLEGOOSE,
Published 1926, New York, Harcourt , Brace and…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £30
Estimate: £40 - £80
22nd July 2021
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Lot 42 Sold
SYDENHAM, JOHN., HISTORY OF THE TOWN AND COUNTY OF POOLE,
Published 1986 by Poole Historical Trust, with a…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £70
Estimate: £30 - £50
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 43 Sold
LAWRENCE, T. E., SEVEN PILLARS OF WISDOM,
'A Triumph', Published 1935, London, Jonathan…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £400
Estimate: £500 - £1,000
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 44 Unsold
DARTON, F. J. H., THE SOUL OF DORSET,
Published 1922, Houghton Mifflin Company, with…
Estimate: £20 - £40
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Lot 45 Unsold
JEYES, S. H., M.A., THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE THE MARQUIS…
'A History of the Conservative Party During the…
Estimate: £50 - £100
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Lot 46 Sold
THE DORSET DOMESDAY, AN ALECTO TELEGRAPH EDITION,
to include an introduction and translation of the…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £40
Estimate: £60 - £120
22nd July 2021
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Lot 47 Sold
BARNES, WILLIAM., POEMS OF RURAL LIFE IN THE DORSET DIALECT,
Published 1898, London, Kegan Paul, Trench,…
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
22nd July 2021
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Lot 48 Sold
HEATH, S. AND PRIDEAUX, W. DE C., SOME DORSET MANOR HOUSES
'With Their Literary and Historical Associations.…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £30
Estimate: £40 - £80
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021

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