Fine Books and Manuscripts including Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes
The Property of Frieda Hughes

21 Mar 2018, starting at 10:00 GMT with lot 1.

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DOYLE (ARTHUR CONAN) The Hound of the Baskervilles. Another Adventure of Sherlock Holmes, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, George Newnes, 1902

MACLAURIN (COLIN) An Account of Sir Isaac Newton's Philosophical Discoveries, FIRST EDITION, 1748; and others, Royal Society (8)

BRITISH ISLES [ORTELIUS (ABRAHAM)] Angliae, Scotiae, et Hiberniae, sive Britannicar: Insularum descriptio, [1571]; Britannicarum insularum typus, 1595 [but 1624], Latin text on verso; Eryn. Hiberniae, Britannicae insulae, nova descriptio. Irlandt, Antwerp (3)

KENT HARRIS (JOHN) The History of Kent, vol. 1 [all published], FIRST EDITION, W. Miller, 1810, folio; and 4 others on Kent and Canterbury including works by Edward Dering and William Somner (8)

DOMESDAY BOOK Great Domesday Book, "Millennium edition", 2 vol. [Facsimile], [Alecto, 1992]

CONJURING AND MAGIC DEAN (HENRY) The Whole Art of Legerdemain; Or, Hocus Pocus in Perfection... the fifth edition, with large additions and amendments, J. Hodges [and others], [1763?]

PLATH (SYLVIA) The Pulitzer Prize in Poetry: Award Certificate for 'The Collected Poems', 12 April 1982; together with 2 telegrams from Sovern sent on 13 April to Ted Hughes, at Court Green in Devon, announcing the award of the prize; and a typed letter signed by Sovern on 30 April enclosing the Prize certificate (4)

PLATH (SYLVIA) The Bell Jar, ANNOTATED BY TED HUGHES, with page numbers and notes on the inner front and rear covers, corresponding with underlined passages in the text body, Toronto, New York [etc], Bantam, March 1986

SCOTT-MAXWELL (FLORIDA) Women and Sometimes Men, FIRST EDITION, SYLVIA PLATH'S COPY, Routledge and Kegan Paul, [1957]

ROGET'S THESAURUS ROGET (PETER MARK) Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases... New Edition, SYLVIA PLATH'S COPY, WITH UPWARDS OF 1000 WORDS UNDERLINED in black ink, and a few sections marked in the margin, New York, Thomas Y. Cromwell Company, [n.d.]

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