A BLACK-PAINTED METAL DEED BOX AND A SELECTION OF BOOKS ON ENGLISH FURNITURE
The box with side carrying-handles and a Hobbs & Co., lock, the front stamped in gold lettering 'JAMES THURSBY-PELHAM, ESQ.', sold togeher with; Tipping, A.H., English Homes, 2 volumes, Period IV, vol. I, 1920, and Period III, vol. I, 1922, blue cloth and gilt; Macquoid, P., History of English Furniture, 3 volumes, 'The Age of Oak', 1904, 'The Age of Walnut', 1905, 'The Age of Mahogany', 1906, ('The Age of Satinwood') missing, red cloth and gilt; Rufford Abbey House sale catalogue, 11 Ocotober 1938; Symonds, R.W., Old English Walnut & Lacquer Furniture, 1923, with dedication inside in ink 'To J. Thursby Pelham with kind regards from R.W. Symonds, 1922'
Deed Box: 14 in. (35.5 cm.) high; 23¾ in. (60 cm.) wide; 16½ in. (42 cm.) deep