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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 

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£ £
Lot Title Estimate Hammer price
1 HARDY, THOMAS., UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE,
'A Rural Painting of the Dutch School', from 'Thomas Hardy's Works', 'The Wessex Novels', Volume XVI, published 1924, London, Macmillan and Co., Ltd., and a collection of 'The Wessex Novels', all…
£80 - £150 £640 View
2 HARDY, THOMAS., A PAIR OF BLUE EYES,
'Library Edition', published 1952, London, Macmillan & Co. Ltd., and a collection of other 'Library Edition' Hardy works, published by Macmillan, all in pale blue covers (a lot)

Provenance: The…
£60 - £120 £50 View
3 HARDY, THOMAS., JUDE THE OBSCURE,
Published 1896, London, Osgood, Mcilvaine and Co., part of 'The Wessex Novels', Volume VIII, and a collection of further Osgood, Mcilvaine & Co. Volumes (a lot)

Provenance: The Derek Mills Library,…
£200 - £400 £400 View
4 HARDY, THOMAS., DESPERATE REMEDIES,
'A Novel', published 1993, London, by The Folio Society, and a collection of further Thomas Hardy Folio Society works (a lot)

Provenance: The Derek Mills Library, A Collection of Thomas Hardy and…
£30 - £50 £40 View
5 HARDY, THOMAS., THE COLLECTED LETTERS OF THOMAS HARDY,
Edited by Purdy, R. L. and Millgate, M., Volumes I-III, published 1978-1982, Oxford, Clarendon Press (3)

Provenance: The Derek Mills Library, A Collection of Thomas Hardy and Dorset Books
£10 - £20 £20 View
6 HARDY, THOMAS., TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES,
'A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented', published 1956, New York, The Heritage Press, Illustrated with wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker, and a further group of Thomas Hardy Heritage Edition works …
£50 - £100 £160 View
7 HARDY, THOMAS., TWO ON A TOWER,
with original illustrations by Rosemary Honeybourne, published 1977, London, Heron Books, and a series of Thomas Hardy works published by Heron Books, all with gilt tooled green covers (a lot)
£100 - £200 £90 View
8 HARDY, THOMAS., DESPERATE REMEDIES,
'A Novel', published 1903, London, Macmillan and Co., Limited, with a collection of other various editions of Thomas Hardy works, all published by Macmillan and Co. Ltd (a lot)

Provenance: The Derek…
£40 - £80 £120 View
9 HARDY, THOMAS., THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE,
One of 1500 limited editions with illustrations from woodcuts by Clare Leighton and signed by the artist, published 1929, London, Macmillan and Co., Ltd., together with a collection of further Thomas…
£150 - £250 £190 View
10 HARDY, THOMAS., FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD,
'Wessex Edition', Prose Volume II, published 1931, London, Macmillan & Co., Ltd., and a collection of further Thomas Hardy 'Wessex Edition' Works by Macmillan & Co., Ltd., and; Hardy, Florence Emily.…
£80 - £150 £200 View
11 HARDY, THOMAS., THE WOODLANDERS,
Published 1887, London, Macmillan and Co, with; Hardy, Thomas., 'THE WOODLANDERS', In three volumes, Vol I, published 1887, London, Macmillan and Co., and a collection of further Thomas Hardy works…
£150 - £250 £120 View
12 HARDY, THOMAS., WESSEX POEMS AND OTHER VERSES,
From 'Thomas Hardy's Works', Volume XVIII, with thirty illustrations by the author, published 1903, London, Macmillan & Co., Ltd., and a collection of further Thomas Hardy editions published by…
£30 - £50 £40 View
13 A COLLECTION OF THOMAS HARDY WORKS TRANSLATED TO FOREIGN LANGUAGES,
to include 'Il Sindaco di Casterbridge', published 1945, Torino (a lot)
Provenance: The Derek Mills Library, A Collection of Thomas Hardy and Dorset Books
£10 - £20 - View
14 HARDY, THOMAS., THE TRUMPET MAJOR,
'John Loveday a Soldier in the War with Buonaparte' And 'Robert His Brother First Mate in the Merchant Service', a Wessex Edition, from The Wessex Novels, prose Vol XI, published 1912, London,…
£50 - £100 £60 View
15 HARDY, THOMAS., THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF THOMAS HARDY,
Edited by Samuel Hynes, volumes I-V, published 1982-1995, Oxford, Clarendon Press (5)

Provenance: The Derek Mills Library, A Collection of Thomas Hardy and Dorset Books
£300 - £500 £460 View
16 HARDY, THOMAS., A CHANGED MAN,
'The Waiting Supper And Other Tales Concluding With The Romantic Adventures Of A Milkmaid', published 1915, London Macmillan and Co., Limited., and a collection of further works by Thomas Hardy, all…
£100 - £200 £100 View
17 HARDY, THOMAS., A LAODICEAN,
'A Story of To-Day', The New Wessex Edition, published 1975, London, Macmillan Ltd., and a collection of further Thomas Hardy 'New Wessex Editions' (a lot)

Provenance: The Derek Mills Library, A…
£50 - £100 £80 View
18 HARDY, THOMAS., THE COMPLETE POEMS,
'Variorum Edition', Edited by James Gibson, published 1979, London, Macmillan Ltd., and a collection of further Thomas Hardy Macmillan publications (a lot)

Provenance: The Derek Mills Library, A…
£100 - £200 £80 View
19 HARDY, THOMAS., FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD,
published 1974, London, Macmillan Ltd., and a large collection of Thomas Hardy paperback novels (a lot)

Provenance: The Derek Mills Library, A Collection of Thomas Hardy and Dorset Books
£30 - £50 £40 View
20 HARDY, THOMAS., FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD,
With illustrations by Jenny Thorne, published 1979, Berkshire, Purnell Books, and a large collection of Thomas Hardy hardback novels (a lot)

Provenance: The Derek Mills Library, A Collection of…
£40 - £80 £70 View
21 HARDY, THOMAS., TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES,
From 'Macmillan's Pocket Hardy', 'The Wessex Novels', volume I, published 1906, London, Macmillan and Co., Limited., and a large collection of Macmillan's "Pocket Hardy" editions (a lot)

Provenance:…
£500 - £1,000 £360 View
22 A COLLECTION OF THOMAS HARDY CUTTINGS AND EPHEMERA,
including reviews, essays and newspaper articles (a lot)

Provenance: The Derek Mills Library, A Collection of Thomas Hardy and Dorset Books
£30 - £50 £440 View
23 HARDY, THOMAS., THE HAND OF ETHELBERTA,
'A Comedy in Chapters', Volumes I-II, published 1876, London, Smith, Elder, & Co., with; Hardy, Thomas., 'UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE', published 1878, London, Chatto and Windus, and a further…
£1,000 - £2,000 £800 View
24 HARDY, THOMAS., THE OLD CLOCK,
'with an appended note by Carl J. Webber', published 1946, Maine, The Southworth-Anthoensen Press, and some further soft cover works (a lot)

Provenance: The Derek Mills Library, A Collection of…
£30 - £50 £30 View

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