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Top Five Results for the Fine Books, Collectables and Geoffrey Walker Auction

Books & Manuscripts 18 Apr 2013

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Lot 287
CASED AMBROTYPE OF CHAPMAN’S TASMANIAN STORE
housed in maroon embossed leather case, circa 1860s, depicting store owner posing outside their Tasmanian Store
Estimate $ 3,000-5,000
Sold for $ 6,100 IBP

Lot 288
LARGE COLLECTION OF CARTE DE VISITE
incl. portraits by N.J. Caire
Estimate $ 100-200
Sold for $ 2,070 IBP

Lot 289
LARGE COLLECTION OF CARTE DE VISITE
Estimate $ 100-200
Sold for $ 1,950 IBP

Lot 20039
A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA IN THE WAR OF 1914-18 SIGNED BY FIELD MARSHALL LORD ALLENBY AND TWO OTHERS
volume VII ‘…Sinai And Palestine’ by H.S. Gullett, published by Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1923, red cloth, flyleaf signed in black ink ‘Allenby F.M., H.S. Gillett, 20.3.27’ and ‘Harry Chauvel 19.4.28’, with pencil inscription to inside front cover ‘From the library of Brigadier Arthur J. Mills, D.S.O., V.D., Lt. Col. 4th (ANZAC) Battalion Imperial Camel Corps & 1st Aust. Light Horse – WWI, in fitted wooden slipcase with paper label ‘Made from wood from the Beechworth courthouse built 1857-58 where Ned Kelly was tried’; and a typescript biography of Mills and details of the signatures’ provenance (a lot)
Estimate $ 500-800
Sold for $ 976 IBP

Lot 292
SMALL COLLECTION OF CABINET CARDS
views incl . residential scenes, shop fronts, portrait of Queen Victoria, Vicotrian Football Club etc
Estimate $ 200-300
Sold for $ 915 IBP