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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


£ £
Lot Title Estimate Hammer price
49 KING WARRY, C., THE SENTINEL OF WESSEX,
Published 1904, London, and a collection of Dorset fiction; including ' Dearmer, P., 'THE DRAGON OF WESSEX', and Bevan, T., 'A LION OF WESSEX' (a lot)

Provenance: The Derek Mills Library, A…
£20 - £40 £15 View
50 A LARGE COLLECTION OF BOOKS RELATING TO DORSET,
Including both fiction and non-fiction (a lot)

Provenance: The Derek Mills Library, A Collection of Thomas Hardy and Dorset Books
£50 - £100 £80 View
51 A LARGE COLLECTION OF BOOKS RELATING TO DORSET,
Largely non-fiction (a lot)

Provenance: The Derek Mills Library, A Collection of Thomas Hardy and Dorset Books
£50 - £100 £50 View
52 A LARGE COLLECTION OF BOOKS RELATING TO DORSET,
Largely non-fiction (a lot)

Provenance: The Derek Mills Library, A Collection of Thomas Hardy and Dorset Books
£50 - £100 £50 View
53 HARPER, G. G. THE HARDY COUNTRY,
'Literary Landmarks of the Wessex Novels', published 1904, London, Adam and Charles Black, together with a large collection of modern criticism on Thomas Hardy (a lot)

Provenance: The Derek Mills…
£60 - £120 £50 View
54 SEYMOUR-SMITH, MARTIN, HARDY
Published 1994, London, Bloomsbury Publishing Ltd., and a large collection of literature by, and commenting on, Thomas Hardy (a lot)
Provenance: The Derek Mills Library, A Collection of Thomas Hardy…
£30 - £50 - View
55 ABERCROMBIE, LASCELLES., THOMAS HARDY A CRITICAL STUDY,
Published 1912, London, Martin Secker, with; Thurston Hopkins, R., 'THOMAS HARDY'S DORSET', published 1922, London, Cecil Palmer, and a large collection of early criticism on Thomas Hardy (a lot)
£100 - £200 £140 View
56 D'EXIDEUIL, PIERRE., THE HUMAN PAIR IN THE WORK OF THOMAS HARDY,
Translated from the French by Felix W. Crosse, published London, Humphrey Toulmin, and a large collection of modern criticism on Thomas Hardy (a lot)

Provenance: The Derek Mills Library, A…
£60 - £120 £50 View
57 KIRBY (20TH CENTURY) A VIEW OF CORFE CASTLE
signed and dated (19)68 lower right, oil on board, 50cm x 60cm; a view of Thomas Hardy's Cottage, Bockhampton, Dorset by the same artist, oil on board, 50cm x 75cm; another painting by Kirby of a…
£30 - £50 - View
58 THOMAS HARDY INTEREST: A SILVER PLATED TEAPOT
with ivory fittings, inscribed "Used by Thomas Hardy at Max Gate 20 years, and given by Emma Hardy to their Vicar Ri. Grosvenor Bartelot 7 July 1912", with further scratched inscription on the…
£300 - £500 £480 View
59 THOMAS HARDY INTEREST: A LETTER FROM MRS FLORENCE HARDY TO MR BARTELOT
dated 2nd September 1929 declining a request to open the church bazaar
£200 - £400 £200 View
60 ORIGINAL PROGRAMMES FOR EVENTS RELATED TO THOMAS HARDY AND PERFORMED IN DORCHESTER
"A New Play" adapted from Thomas Hardy's famous novel "Far from the Madding Crowd" presented by the Dorchester Debating Society, November 17 and 18, 1909; "The Mellstock Quire" presented by the…
£100 - £200 £480 View
61 HARDY MEMORABILIA: A CHRISTMAS CARD FROM MR AND MRS THOMAS HARDY 1919,
with country snowscene and printed with a seasonal poem "Birds at Nightfall" by Thomas Hardy, address to MS; two Orders of Service at Dorchester St. Peter following Hardy's death; an invitation card…
£100 - £200 £340 View
62 WILLIAM BARNES, "THE DORSET POET":
"A Few Words on the Advantages of a more Common Adoption of the Mathematic as a Branch of Education, or Subject of Study", William Barnes, Whittaker 1834; and "The Christian Year. Thoughts in verse…
£200 - £400 £180 View
63 REV. MOULE OF FORDINGTON, DORCHESTER: "Memories of a Vicarage"
Handley CG Mould DD, London, The Religious Tract Society, 1913, a gift from Moule (then Bishop of Durham) in 1918 to his successor a Vicar of Fordington Rev. R.G. Bartelot, including a letter from…
£100 - £200 - View
64 BROADLEY, ALEXANDER MEYRICK, AND BARTELOT, RICHARD GROSVENOR: THE THREE DORSET CAPTAINS AT TRAFALGAR
Thomas Masterman Hardy, Charles Bullen and Henry Digby, Bartelot's copy bound for annotation and addition, with pasted in letters, including pasted to a frontispage a letter apparently bearing the…
£500 - £1,000 £1,500 View
65 WORKS ON NELSON AND HARDY BY BROADLEY AND BARTELOT
including: "Nelson's Hardy - His Life, Letters and Friends", by AM Broadley and RG Bartelot, Murray 1909. This is the authors copy of the work with photos of the authors and correspondence between…
£100 - £200 £70 View
66 CREWKERNE GRAMMER SCHOOL: "HISTORY OF CREWKERNE SCHOOL"
by Rev. RG Bartelot 1899 - the authors copy with associated post-publication correspondence and ephemera and second copy; a framed photo of Crewkerne School in 1883, inscribed on the back; three…
£50 - £100 £50 View
67 REVEREND R. GROSVENOR BARTELOT: MONOGRAPHS AND MANUSCRIPTS
including: "The Prebendal Church of Saint George at Fordington: Notes on its medieval floor tiles" (2 copies); "The Vanished Medieval Castles of Dorset" (2 copies), his original manuscript of the…
£50 - £100 £50 View
68 WORKS BY ALFRED POPE FSA
including "The Old Stone Crosses of Dorset", Chiswick Press/Henry Ling, Dorchester 1906; "The Walks and Avenues of Dorchester" a booklet 1916 (2 copies); and Order of Service for the memorial service…
£50 - £100 - View
69 MONOGRAPHS BY OTHER LOCAL WRITERS
including "The Excavation of Maiden Castle, Dorset" - first interim report, Mortimer Wheeler, reprint from Antiquaries Journal 1935; "Brother John Wilkes MP 1727-1797", AM Broadley, Monograph (2…
£50 - £100 - View
70 DORSET TOPOGRAPHY, HISTORY, TRACTS AND NEWSPAPERS
including: "Matters of Great Note and Consequence", a pamphlet printed for George Thompson 1641; "Dorset Up Along and Down Along" A Collection of folklore, flower names and floral love, gathered…
£100 - £200 - View
71 CORFE CASTLE: "BRAVE DAME MARY OF CORFE CASTLE"
SPCK, London; "Corfe Castle" or "Keneswitha" Anon, Hurst Robinson & Co. London 1824; other books and pamphlets; a quantity of antiquarian views of Corfe Castle ruins and a reproduction plan; and …
£50 - £100 - View
72 RODNEY AND PAMELA RUSSELL:
A painting of Corfe Castle from the meadows by Pamela Russell; 'Sacred is the Dust' poems by Rodney Russell, The Friary Press, Dorchester with signed dedication to Dr. Romana Bartelot (2)
£50 - £100 - View

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