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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 49 Sold
KING WARRY, C., THE SENTINEL OF WESSEX,
Published 1904, London, and a collection of…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £15
Estimate: £20 - £40
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 50 Sold
A LARGE COLLECTION OF BOOKS RELATING TO DORSET,
Including both fiction and non-fiction (a lot)
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
22nd July 2021
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Lot 51 Sold
A LARGE COLLECTION OF BOOKS RELATING TO DORSET,
Largely non-fiction (a lot)

Provenance: The…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £50
Estimate: £50 - £100
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 52 Sold
A LARGE COLLECTION OF BOOKS RELATING TO DORSET,
Largely non-fiction (a lot)

Provenance: The…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £50
Estimate: £50 - £100
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 53 Sold
HARPER, G. G. THE HARDY COUNTRY,
'Literary Landmarks of the Wessex Novels',…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £50
Estimate: £60 - £120
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 54 Unsold
SEYMOUR-SMITH, MARTIN, HARDY
Published 1994, London, Bloomsbury Publishing Ltd…
Estimate: £30 - £50
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 55 Sold
ABERCROMBIE, LASCELLES., THOMAS HARDY A CRITICAL STUDY,
Published 1912, London, Martin Secker, with;…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £140
Estimate: £100 - £200
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 56 Sold
D'EXIDEUIL, PIERRE., THE HUMAN PAIR IN THE WORK OF THOMAS HARDY,
Translated from the French by Felix W. Crosse,…
Derek C Mills (7th November 1930 – 13th October 2019)Born in Poole in 1930, Derek’s interest in…
Hammer price: £50
Estimate: £60 - £120
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 57 Unsold
KIRBY (20TH CENTURY) A VIEW OF CORFE CASTLE
signed and dated (19)68 lower right, oil on board…
Estimate: £30 - £50
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 58 Sold
THOMAS HARDY INTEREST: A SILVER PLATED TEAPOT
with ivory fittings, inscribed "Used by Thomas…
Provenance: The Bartelot Family Collection, mostly the property of Rev. Richard Grosvenor Bartelot…
Hammer price: £480
Estimate: £300 - £500
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 59 Sold
THOMAS HARDY INTEREST: A LETTER FROM MRS FLORENCE HARDY TO MR BARTELOT
dated 2nd September 1929 declining a request to…
Provenance: The Bartelot Family Collection, mostly the property of Rev. Richard Grosvenor Bartelot…
Hammer price: £200
Estimate: £200 - £400
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 60 Sold
ORIGINAL PROGRAMMES FOR EVENTS RELATED TO THOMAS HARDY AND PERFORMED IN…
"A New Play" adapted from Thomas Hardy's famous…
"The Hardy Plays" adapted from his "Wessex Tales" - "The Three Wayfarers" and "The Distracted…
Hammer price: £480
Estimate: £100 - £200
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 61 Sold
HARDY MEMORABILIA: A CHRISTMAS CARD FROM MR AND MRS THOMAS HARDY 1919,
with country snowscene and printed with a…
Provenance: The Bartelot Family Collection, mostly the property of Rev. Richard Grosvenor Bartelot…
Hammer price: £340
Estimate: £100 - £200
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 62 Sold
WILLIAM BARNES, "THE DORSET POET":
"A Few Words on the Advantages of a more Common…
Provenance: The Bartelot Family Collection, mostly the property of Rev. Richard Grosvenor Bartelot…
Hammer price: £180
Estimate: £200 - £400
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 63 Unsold
REV. MOULE OF FORDINGTON, DORCHESTER: "Memories of a Vicarage"
Handley CG Mould DD, London, The Religious Tract…
Provenance: The Bartelot Family Collection, mostly the property of Rev. Richard Grosvenor Bartelot…
Estimate: £100 - £200
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 64 Sold
BROADLEY, ALEXANDER MEYRICK, AND BARTELOT, RICHARD GROSVENOR: THE THREE…
Thomas Masterman Hardy, Charles Bullen and Henry…
a hand-written letter from Sir Evan MacGregor, Permanent Secretary to the Admiralty and grandson of…
Hammer price: £1,500
Estimate: £500 - £1,000
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 65 Sold
WORKS ON NELSON AND HARDY BY BROADLEY AND BARTELOT
including: "Nelson's Hardy - His Life, Letters…
Provenance: The Bartelot Family Collection, mostly the property of Rev. Richard Grosvenor Bartelot…
Hammer price: £70
Estimate: £100 - £200
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 66 Sold
CREWKERNE GRAMMER SCHOOL: "HISTORY OF CREWKERNE SCHOOL"
by Rev. RG Bartelot 1899 - the authors copy with…
Provenance: The Bartelot Family Collection, mostly the property of Rev. Richard Grosvenor Bartelot…
Hammer price: £50
Estimate: £50 - £100
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 67 Sold
REVEREND R. GROSVENOR BARTELOT: MONOGRAPHS AND MANUSCRIPTS
including: "The Prebendal Church of Saint George…
typed manuscripts of talks for the BBC, broadcast 1924; copy of a monograph and various…
Hammer price: £50
Estimate: £50 - £100
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 68 Unsold
WORKS BY ALFRED POPE FSA
including "The Old Stone Crosses of Dorset",…
Provenance: The Bartelot Family Collection, mostly the property of Rev. Richard Grosvenor Bartelot…
Estimate: £50 - £100
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 69 Unsold
MONOGRAPHS BY OTHER LOCAL WRITERS
including "The Excavation of Maiden Castle,…
four children's copy books: three dated 1862 and 1863 signed "Jim Sheridan", and one 1880 signed …
Estimate: £50 - £100
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 70 Unsold
DORSET TOPOGRAPHY, HISTORY, TRACTS AND NEWSPAPERS
including: "Matters of Great Note and Consequence…
and a collection of mixed Dorset local history books, other pamphlets and papers (a mixed lot…
Estimate: £100 - £200
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 71 Unsold
CORFE CASTLE: "BRAVE DAME MARY OF CORFE CASTLE"
SPCK, London; "Corfe Castle" or "Keneswitha" Anon…
Provenance: The Bartelot Family Collection, mostly the property of Rev. Richard Grosvenor Bartelot…
Estimate: £50 - £100
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021
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Lot 72 Unsold
RODNEY AND PAMELA RUSSELL:
A painting of Corfe Castle from the meadows by…
Artists Rodney and Pamela Russell lived at Melford House, Yetminster. They were friends of Dr.…
Estimate: £50 - £100
22nd July 2021
22nd July 2021

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