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COLLECTABLES & CLASSICS AUCTION : PART 1Militaria & Tribal Weapons Special feature Please note : an edged weapons licence or recognised weapons collectors club membership is required for swords and some knives longer than 30cm. These items are marked in the catalogue and on items displayed. Please present your licence or club membership card at the time of collection. COLLECTABLES & CLASSICS AUCTION : PART 2from lot 175 $ 0 - 0
A Conan Doyle, "A History of the Great War", George H Doran Co., six volume set 1916-1920, Dark green/brown cloth cover with gold text on spine, with fold-out black & white maps. Fine condition except Vol 2 has 7.5cm tear on spine. $ 150 - 250
Winston S Churchill, "The Second World War", set of 12 books published by Cassell & Co. Ltd, 1954-1970, leather bound hardcover with gold embossed lettering to spine and gold embossed Churchill "medallion" to front covers. No first editions present. Volumes VI & VIII have paper blemishes to rear covers, otherwise fine condition. $ 200 - 300
Winston S Churchill, "Marlborough, his life and times", 4 volume set published by G Harrap & Co Ltd, 1933-1938, maroon hard cover, good condition except fading to spines, with gold embossed lettering to spine and Churchill's personal coat of arms embossed in gold to front cover. Vol 1 reprint, Vol 2-4 first editions. Numerous monochrome plates and facsimiles of documents, plans, maps etc. $ 150 - 250
22 Volumes complete set, "Australia in the War of 1939-45" published by Canberra: Australian War Memorial. Includes 7x "Series 1 - Army", 2x "Series 2 - Navy", 4x "Series 3 - Air", 5x "series 4 "Civil", 4x "Series 5 - Medical". All with dust covers and plastic covers, condition generally good to very good. Some fading to spines, some internal marks and personalised book plates. $ 500 - 800
"Australian Chivalry", edited by J L Treloar, published by Australian War Memorial, 1933. First Edition. 52 tipped in plates all present, pen notations to preface page and crease and water mark to title page, otherwise good to very good condition. $ 150 - 250
Australian War Memorial, The Changing of The Guard, Published by the Board of Management of the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, 1944 Edition, with numerous tipped-in plates. Preserved in its original box. $ 80 - 120
Half shelf lot of Books on WWI in Europe including Robin Neillands, The Old Contemptibles, Published by John Murray, 2004 and Lyn Macdonald, 1915 The Death of Innocents, Published by Headline, 1993 $ 50 - 100
Small group lot of Military Insignia books including Arthur L. Kipling and Hugh L. King, Head-dress badges of the British Army Volumes 1-2, Published by The Naval and Military Press LTD, 2006 $ 80 - 120
"The Spirit of Anzac" framed commemorative photograph of the first landing group of ANZAC soldiers including a sample of sand from the beaches of Gallipoli. Limited edition numbered 0459/1916 with certificate of authenticity verso, dated 2007. $ 400 - 500
John Warby, "The 25 Pounders, from Egypt to Borneo", Campaigns in Syria, Kumusi River, Salamaua, Lae, Finschhafen and Balikpapan, The story of the 2/6 Australian field regiment Royal Australian Artillery, Australian Imperial forces 1940-1946, Published by The Regiment itself 1995, includes dust jacket $ 100 - 200
Please note : an edged weapons licence or recognised weapons collectors club membership is required for swords and some knives longer than 30cm. These items are marked in the catalogue and on items displayed.Please present your licence or club membership card at the time of collection. $ 0 - 0
A.Tiveyschoc, There and Back, The story of an Australian Soldier 1915-1935, Published by The Returned sailors and soldiers Imperial League of Australia, Signed by Author (Edward Rowling Lording) to title page $ 100 - 150
E. George Marks, "How Foch Makes War", Published by Dymocks Book Arcade LTD, in soft cover, with inscription from Author, "To Lieutenant General Sir John Monash - The Australian Foch, strategist and tactician, his genius at the Battle of Hamel pointed the way to the Hindenburg Line and The Allies Victory!", Tape to spine $ 150 - 300
2 books including William Crooks, The Foot Soldier the story of the 2/33rd Australian infantry battalion, AIF, in the war of 1939-1945, Published by Printcraft Press Australia, 1971, First Edition with dust jacket with minor tears with protective sleeve and supplement Nominal Roll of above mentioned battalion $ 400 - 600
Editor in Chief Harry Blyth Manderson, The All-Australian Memorial, Victorian Edition 1917 Edition, Published by British-Australasian Publishing service with newspaper clipping of William H. Stephens, private cycling core and photo ( damage to spine ) $ 200 - 300
7 books including 6 WWI Michelin Illustrated Guides to the Battlefields 1914-1918 including 3 hardbacks and 3 soft backs eg, Amiens and the Official history of the war box which includes military operations maps numbered 1-23 $ 200 - 300
Box of Military maps, booklets, military poetry and books including Military survey of Australia, Sunbury Victoria, The power of mounted riflemen : illustrated by the performances of the Boers in the Transvaal war and Sheridan's mounted regiments in the great Civil War in the United States / by E.W. O'Sullivan etc $ 200 - 300
3 Framed oil paintings Including Dudley "Cottage Macdons", oil on board, signed lower left 29 x 21. C.R Laurent "Bayside Home" signed lower right 25 x 21 and D.M "Two Hill Creek" stamped lower right 24 x 19. $ 50 - 80
Group of hardcover art books on international artists. Includes 3 volume set first edition of Robert Chignell, "The life and paintings of Vicat Cole", Cassel & C., London 1896 (condition good, no jackets fading to spines) $ 100 - 200
Mr Jorrocks' Lectors. De Luxe signed limited edition - Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1910. Hardback, book condition: Good. Armour, Geo. Denholm (illustrator). This edition is limited to three hundred and fifty copies, signed by the artist and numbered, of which this is No. 31. Complete with 25 colour illustrations. Original binding. 12" tall. Signed by Illustrator. $ 150 - 250
Nimrod "The Chace, The Turf, and the Road." With Illustrations by Henry Alken, and a Portrait by D. Maclise. London: John Murray, 1837. First edition, Publisher's original pictorial green cloth with gilt vignette. Gilt decorated spine. Spine slightly faded $ 300 - 500
Thomas Smith, Esq. Extracts from the Diary of a Huntsman; with Illustrations by the Author. 2nd. Edition, cover faded and including A. Henry Higginson Foxhunting Theory & Practice First Edition, 256 pp., foreword by the Duke of Beaufort in dust jacket. $ 80 - 120
W. Outram Tristram "Coaching Days and Coaching Ways" Gilt cover, gilded page edges and damage to spine with small pen mark as well as "The Art of Horsemanship" by Xenophon with inscription inside and minor wear on dust jacket $ 100 - 200
A.C Benson C.V.O and Sir Lawrence Weaver, K.B.E "The Book of The Queen's Doll's House" Royal books Methuen & Co. LTD London Vol 1 & 2, With a hand written notation to the inside cover by Queen Mary to her Daughter ''For Dearest Alice from Mary, June 1924" This limited edition is published in 1924 and this is 6/1500 and includes colour and black and white plates, (Condition: Damage to spine on vol 2 missing spine on vol 1, spine present but separate, inside pages and plates in good condition on both... $ 400 - 600
5 Books on horse riding including Capt. M.H. Hayes "Riding on the Flat and Across Country", Will H. Ogilvie "The Collected Sporting Verse", Dick Francis "The Dick Francis Treasury of Great Racing Stories" $ 150 - 250
4 Vintage books including Hunters' Mood by Edrig G Roberts with Illustratiuins, Points of the Horse by Captain M.H Hayes, An Almanac of twelve sports by William Nicholson and Pictures of Horses and English Life by A.J. Munnings R.A $ 100 - 200
Omega "Geneve" stainless steel watch with date window on stainless steel bracelet band stamped with Omega logo. Circa 1970's. Wind up mechanism. (ticking, requires service, date window does not change) $ 200 - 300
18 carat gold white gold diamond drop style stud earrings. Approximately 2 carats of diamonds in total including square cut central diamond to each earring surrounded by multiple smaller diamonds. $ 1500 - 2000
Swarovski crystal figurine, The Magic of Dance series, "Anna, 2004". With certificate of authenticity and original packaging. H 18cm. Limited distribution to Swarovski crystal club members. $ 200 - 400
Swarovski crystal figurine, Annual edition 1999, "Masquerade Pierrot". With certificate of authenticity and original packaging. H 20cm. Limited distribution to Swarovski crystal club members. $ 200 - 400
Swarovski crystal figurine, Annual edition 2000, "Masquerade Columbine". With certificate of authenticity and original packaging. H 17cm. Limited distribution to Swarovski crystal club members. $ 200 - 400
Swarovski crystal figurine, Annual edition 2001, "Masquerade Harlequin". With certificate of authenticity and original packaging. H 13cm. Limited distribution to Swarovski crystal club members. $ 200 - 400
Swarovski crystal figurine, The Magic of Dance series, "Antonio, 2003". With certificate of authenticity and original packaging. H 21cm. Limited distribution to Swarovski crystal club members. $ 200 - 400
Swarovski crystal figurine, The Magic of Dance series, "Isadora, 2002". With certificate of authenticity and original packaging. H 20cm. Limited distribution to Swarovski crystal club members. $ 200 - 400
Complete collection of first edition ingots "The Jane's Medallic Register of the World's Great Aircraft", 24crt Gold on Bronze in original collectors box (1 of 15,000). Total of 100 ingots (2" x 1" x 3/16") $ 800 - 1200
2x Estee Lauder solid perfume miniature compacts, includes "Palace Guard" designed exclusively for Harrods of London, 2005 including certificate RRP $528, plus "Blue Ribbon Bulldog", both in original packaging $ 250 - 400
Thomas Malton "Malton's Perspective, A complete Treatise in Perspective in Theory and Practise" second edition 1778, recovered in leather binding and new end papers, fair condition for age, foxing to most pages. Includes fold-out diagrams and 3-d models with strings $ 2000 - 5000
George Gittoes, (1949- ), "The Melting Pot" limited edition lithograph on paper, signed, titled and numbered 23/30 to lower margin, 63cm x 49.5cm with certificate showing retail replacement value of $4000. $ 500 - 800