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This sale was held on 30/01/2019 at 10:30 am

Alexandre (Arsène) & Jean Cocteau. The Decorative Art of Leon Bakst, translated by Harry Melvill, first English edition, tipped-in portrait with facsimile signature and 77 tipped-in plates, many colour, a few folding, ex-library copy with label and stamps, mostly embossed, library cloth, 1913 George W.Harris, number 241 of 425 copies, portrait and plates, some colour, captioned tissue guards, with ...

£300 - £500

Alexeiff.- Giraudoux (Jean) Siegfried et le Limousin, number 4 of 7 copies on Japon Impérial, from an edition limited to 105, pochoir lithographed plates by Alexeiff, each with 2 additional states (one pochoir, one uncoloured), bound in dark turquoise morocco, by Fryns, covers with inlaid abstract panels painted in black, blue and brown, t.e.g., others uncut, original pictorial wrappers bound in, ...

£300 - £400

Armstrong (Martin) Desert, a Legend, out-of-series copy marked ""Presentation"" and signed by the author from an edition limited to 100, wood-engraved frontispiece and illustrations by Eric Ravilious, original cloth, t.e.g., others uncut, dust-jacket (spine browned with slight fraying at head), 1926 Murdoch (Iris) A Year of Birds: Poems, 2 vol., number 33 of 50 copies signed by the author and artist ...

£300 - £400

Ashendene Press.- [Longus.] Les Amours Pastorales de Daphnis et Chloe, translated by J.Amyot, edited by Paul-Louis Courier, one of 290 copies on paper, printed in red and black, initials and decorations supplied by hand in blue by Graily Hewitt and his assistants, wood-engraved illustrations by Gwen Raverat, some full-page, original vellum-backed pictorial turquoise boards, gilt, spine gilt, vellum ...

£600 - £800

Balzac (Honoré de) Quatre Histoire de Bêtes, number 20 of 25 copies on Marais with an original watercolour and an additional suite of plates in colours, from an edition limited to 800, pochoir illustrations by Lucien Boucher, original drawing foxed, contemporary half morocco, t.e.g., others uncut, 1945 Gebhart (Émile) Le Mariage de Panurge, number 15 of 14 copies on Japon Impérial with an additional ...

£400 - £600

Barbier (George).- Boylesve (René) Le Carrosse aux deux lézards verts, number 16 of 25 copies on Japon and with plates in 2 states (one pochoir, one monochrome), from an edition limited to 300, 8 pochoir plates and numerous illustrations by George Barbier, coloured by Jean Saudé, light spotting to monochrome plates, bound in green morocco, by Vermorel, upper cover with design of two lizards in inlaid ...

£1,200 - £1,800

Barbier (George).- Verlaine (Paul) Fêtes Galantes, number 213 of 200 copies on Japon Impérial with an additional suite of plates in black, from an edition limited to 1190, pochoir decorative title and 20 plates by George Barbier, each with accompanying state in black & white, slight vertical crease, later half brown morocco, t.e.g., original pochoir wrappers bound in (also with additional state), ...

£750 - £1,000

Barbier (George).- Choderlos de Laclos (Pierre-Ambroise-François) Les Liaisons Dangereuses, 2 vol., number 482 of 720 copies, pochoir decorative titles, 20 plates, head-pieces and initials by George Barbier, vol.1 with some staining to inner margin, original pictorial wrappers, uncut, spines and some covers a little browned, vol.1 with spine worn & slightly defective and tear to upper cover, slip-case ...

£800 - £1,200

Bayros (Franz von) ""Ex-Libris"" Neue Folge, number 145 of 350 copies, 12 plates tipped into aperture mounts, loose as issued in original board drop-back box, rubbed, spine chipped at foot, Vienna, Artur Wolf, 1912; Die Grenouillere, number 94 of 250 facsimiles, 15 plates with captioned tissue guard, loose as issued with accompanying booklet in original half vellum portfolio, cloth slip-case, Amorini ...

£300 - £400

Beardsley (Aubrey) A Book of Fifty Drawings, with an Iconography by Aymer Vallance, [one of 500 copies], plates, captioned guards, André Raffalovich's copy with his bookplate by Austin Osman Spare and small ink stamp of Dominican Fathers Edinburgh, original pictorial red cloth, gilt, t.e.g., a little soiled, spine rubbed and faded, Leonard Smithers, 1897 Lacassagne (Prof. Alexandre) La Verte Vieillesse, ...

£250 - £350

Beardsley (Aubrey).- Jonson (Ben) Volpone: or The Foxe, with An Eulogy of the Artist by Robert Ross, limited edition, inscribed by Ross (according to pencil note) ""With Ben Jonson's kind regards Dec 95"" on front free endpaper, bookplate of James Denny, 1898 Beardsley (Aubrey) Under the Hill and other essays, 1904; Drawings for the Sixth Satire of Juvenal, 3 plates printed in red, loose as issued ...

£400 - £600

Beardsley (Aubrey).- Malory (Sir Thomas) [Morte Darthur], [one of 1500 copies], second Beardsley edition, plates, illustrations and decorations by Aubrey Beardsley, endpapers lightly foxed, original decorated green cloth, gilt, spine gilt, t.e.g., others uncut, very slightly rubbed at edges, a good copy, 4to, 1909.

CATEGORY: The Property Of The Late Bruce Beatty

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£300 - £400

Bécat (Paul-Émile).- La Fontaine (Jean de) Les Amours de Psyche et de Cupidon, number 109 of 100 copies on Rives with an additional suite of plates with remarques, from an edition limited to 670, 1955 Pillet (Roger), Les Oraisons Amoureuses de Jeanne-Aurelie Grivolin Lyonnaise, number 111 of 100 copies on Rives with an additional suite of plates with remarques including one disallowed, from an edition ...

£500 - £700

Beckett (Samuel) The North, number V of 15 copies signed by the author and with an additional suite of the etchings, 3 original etchings by Avigdor Arikha, all signed in pencil, tissue-guards, loose as issued in original blind-stamped paper folder, uncut, folio, printed by the Rampant Lions Press of Cambridge for the Enitharmon Press, 1972.

? One of only 15 copies specially printed for ...


£500 - £700

Beerbohm (Max) Things New and Old, number 99 of 350 copies signed by the author/artist and with an additional signed print in pocket at end, 1923; Rossetti and his Circle, number 122 of 380 copies signed by the author, [1922]; A Peep into the Past, one of 300 copies on Japanese vellum, printed on rectos only, hand-coloured illustrations, small gilt-stamped book-label of Alva B.Gimbel, original cloth-backed ...

£400 - £600

Bevan (Robert Polhill, 1865-1925) Polish Cottages, black waxed-crayon with watercolour wash on cream wove paper, RPB studio stamp verso, sheet 167 x 228 mm. (6 5/8 x 9 in), minor surface dirt, framed and glazed.

Provenance:
Colngahi, London, 'Robert Bevan' exhibition, 1959 (according to inscription on frame);
The Phoenix Gallery, Suffolk

CATEGORY: The Property ...

£600 - £800

Black Sun Press.- Sterne (Laurence) A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy, number 197 of 335 copies, printed in green and brown, etched plates by Polia Chentoff, bound in tan morocco with lines and strips radiating from foot of spine up across covers, upper cover with inlaid pictorial panel of tree by a path in various green and brown moroccos, by Zaehnsdorf, t.e.g., others uncut, slight ...

£300 - £400

Boccaccio (Giovanni) The Imortal Decameron, 5 vol., letter G of 26 copies ""Pampinea Edition"" signed by the publisher and with original drawings, from an edition limited to ?166, etched portrait and 3 plates by Josef Pierre Nuyttens, with 7 full-page original pen and ink drawings within plate-mark by Nuyttens, and several pen & ink and watercolour sketches on limitation leaves, margins etc. and 11 ...

£600 - £800

Bonnard (Pierre).- Anet (Claude) Notes sur l'Amour, number 14 of 50 copies on Japon Impérial signed by the author and artist, from an edition limited to 150, wood-engraved illustrations by Yvonne Mailliez after drawings by Pierre Bonnard, original printed wrappers, a little browned, spine torn, 1922 Gide (André) Le Prométhée Mal Enchainé, number 636 of 765 copies, illustrations by Bonnard, modern ...

£350 - £450

Bosschère (Jean de).- Baudelaire (Charles) Little Poems in Prose, translated by Aleister Crowley, one of 800 copies, errata leaf, imprint leaf and 4pp. advertisements at end, plates by Jean de Bosschère, original suede-backed cloth, glacine wrapper (frayed at edges), broken slip-case, Paris, Edward W.Titus, At the Sign of the Black Manikin, 1928 Putnam (Samuel) The World of Jean de Bosschère, number ...

£300 - £400

Brangwyn (Frank).- Phillpotts (Eden) The Girl and the Faun, one of 350 deluxe copies signed by the author and artist, original vellum-backed boards, 1916 Omar Khayyám. Rubáiyát, translated by Edward Fitzgerald, bookplate of Pickford Waller, later half green morocco, by Zaehnsdorf, 1906; another edition, London & Edinburgh, T.N.Foulis, [c.1910] Barman (C.) The Bridge, 1926 Hutton (E.) The Pageant of ...

£300 - £400

Breton (Nicholas) The Twelve Moneths and Christmas Day, limited edition, designed & illustrated by Bruce Rogers, signed & inscribed by Rogers to Robert Gibbings ""with thanks for his permission to reprint the glossary..."" and from Gibbings to Alex Hyman on front free endpaper, illustrations, original cloth, slip-case, New York, 1951 Song of Songs which is Solomon's (The), illustrated and illuminated ...

£300 - £400

Brunelleschi (Umberto).- Musset (Alfred de) La Nuit Venitienne; Fantasio; Les Caprices de Marianne, 20 tipped-in colour plates by Umberto Brunelleschi, illustrations, decorative title in blue and brown and borders in blue, handsomely bound in dark blue morocco, by Stikeman & Co. of New York, covers with gilt-ruled borders and corner-pieces, spine gilt in compartments with five raised bands, grey morocco ...

£600 - £800

Buckland Wright (John).- Keats (John) The Collected Sonnets, number 6 of 325 copies on Dutch Pannekoek paper, from an edition limited to 376, wood-engraved portrait and plates by John Buckland Wright, original pictorial blue cloth, gilt, uncut, spine very slightly browned, [Reid A1d], 4to, Maastricht, Halcyon Press, 1930.


? The illustrator's first published book.

CATEGORY: The ...

£300 - £400

Buckland Wright (John).- Rimbaud (Arthur) Oeuvres Complètes, edited by Pascal Pia, number 118 of 371 copies, printed in red and black, engraved portrait by John Buckland Wright (lightly offset onto title), a little browned, bound in dark green ?alligator skin with 3 interlacing octagonal loops in gilt on both covers, by the René Kieffer bindery with ticket, spine lettered in gilt, original yellow ...

£400 - £600

Buckland Wright (John) Baigneuse Accroupie, wood-engraving, on chine, edition of 40, c.85 x 80mm. (sheet 180 x 120mm.), titled and dated in pencil, initialled in the image, number ""40"" stamped in lower right hand corner, tipped to blank leaf, 1932; Summer, engraving, on wove paper, edition of 30, c.120 x 95mm. (sheet c.300 x 230mm.), numbered 22/30, titled, signed and dated in pencil, initialled ...

£300 - £400

Caradoc Press.- [Walton (Isaac) & Charles Cotton.] The Compleat Angler, number 101 of 350 copies on paper, etched portrait frontispiece, additional title and illustrations by H.G.Webb (the portrait signed in pencil), original brown blind-stamped sheep, spine rubbed and faded, 1905 [Goldsmith (Oliver)] The Vicar of Wakefield, number 57 of 360 copies on paper, engraved portrait by Webb signed in pencil, ...

£300 - £400

Carlègle.- Colette (Sidonie-Gabrielle) Nudité, number 24 of 49 copies on Japon Nacré, from an edition limited to 450 copies, printed in red & black, plates and illustrations by Carlègle, bound in green morocco, covers with gilt and black criss-crossing lines with small turquoise, purple, red and grey triangular morocco onlays at the points of intersection, uncut, spine faded, original pictorial wrappers ...

£500 - £700

Chimot (Edouard).- Magre (Maurice) La Montée aux Enfers, one of 500 copies on Arches, 12 colour etched plates and other illustrations by Edouard Chimot, captioned tissue guards, with 4-line manuscript poem initialled by the author on front free endpaper, bookplate of Marie-Louise and Samuel Rosenthal, bound in russet morocco, by Charles de Samblanx, covers with two horizontal bands of gilt rules interspersed ...

£400 - £600

Chimot (Edouard).- Magre (Maurice) Les Soirs d'Opium, number 38 of 5 copies on chine of 40 special copies with the etchings in 4 states (one colour), additional states of the wood-engravings and an original signed drawing by Chimot in pencil & crayons, from an edition limited to 500, this copy printed for M.Delvaille, etched plates by Edouard Chimot, wood-engraved illustrations by J.-P.Sauget, contemporary ...

£800 - £1,200

Chimot (Edouard).- Louÿs (Pierre) Les Chansons de Bilitis, number 39 of 40 hors commerce copies signed by the artist with the plates in 4 states (one colour), an additional suite of 8 plates (2 each in 4 states) and an original signed drawing in pencil and crayons, from an edition limited to 556, printed in red and black etched plates or illustrations by Edouard Chimot, some light spotting, contemporary ...

£800 - £1,200

Choukhaeff (Vassili).- Pushkin (Alexander) La Dame de Pique, translated by J.Schiffrin, B. de Schloezer and André Gide, number 95 of 345 copies, signed by the publisher, pochoir lithographed plates and illustrations by Vassili Choukhaeff, decorative tail-pieces and initials in black and brown, handsome contemporary russet morocco with gilt-ruled border and three small dots in corners, upper cover ...

£300 - £400

Colette (Sidonie-Gabrielle) Chéri, 2 vol. including an additional suite of the plates in various states, one of 20 copies on different papers reserved for the artist, this copy printed for M.Hippolyte Jaune, from an edition limited to 155, signed and inscribed by the author ""à Monsieur Henri Boussard en souvenir de Colette"" on half-title, dry-point plates and illustrations by Marcel Vertès, some ...

£600 - £800

Conrad (Joseph) The Works, 20 vol., number 446 of 780 sets signed by the author, original cloth-backed boards, uncut & unopened, a few vol. bumped at corners or edges, dust-jackets, a little rubbed and soiled, some defective, mostly spines but vol.1 lacking upper panel, 1921; Notes on my Books, number 230 of 250 copies signed by the author, lightly water-stained, original pictorial boards, gilt, uncut, ...

£500 - £700

Craig (Edward Gordon, 1872-1966) Meadow Girl, woodcut on japan paper, signed with initials in pencil, image size 80 x 75 mm (3 1/4 x 3 in), sheet size 300 x 290 mm (11 3/4 x 11 3/8 in), circa 1898; Alexander Dumas, woodcut on japan paper, signed with initials in ink, image size 135 x 94 mm (5 1/4 x 3 1/4 in), sheet size 355 x 280 mm (14 x 11 in), circa 1901; Battersea Park, woodcut on japan paper, ...

£200 - £300

Craig (Edward Gordon) Book of Penny Toys, number 136 of 550 copies [actually about 250], title with woodcut illustration and partly hand-coloured, 20 hand-coloured woodcut plates by the author, woodcut illustrations, many hand-coloured, with the rare prospectus including 2 hand-coloured woodcuts (one full-page) tipped in, Pickford Waller's copy with his bookplate designed by Austin Osman Spare on ...

£2,000 - £3,000

Craig (Edward Gordon) Henry Irving. Ellen Terry. etc. A Book of Portraits, first edition, decorative colour title and 19 tipped-in half-tone plates, some colour, with T.L.s. from the publisher to Ellen Terry and 3pp. pencil note from Edward Gordon Craig to his sister Edy concerning an adverse review loosely inserted, hinges weak, original boards, rubbed, lacking spine, 4to, Chicago, H.S.Stone & Co., ...

£300 - £400

Craig (Edward Gordon) Henry Irving. Ellen Terry. etc. A Book of Portraits, first edition, decorative colour title and 19 tipped-in half-tone plates, some colour, hinges weak, original boards, rubbed, spine worn and chipped, Chicago, H.S.Stone & Co., [1899] Terry (Ellen) The Story of My Life, number 139 of 100 large paper copies signed by the author and with additional plates, O.B.Clarence's copy with ...

£400 - £600

Craig (Edward Gordon) The Page, a Specimen Copy, signed presentation copy from the author to Clement Shorter inscribed on front free endpaper, 1899; The Page, vol.II nos. 1 & 4, vol.1 without hand-coloured supplementary woodcut 'The Incorruptible', vol.4 inscribed by the author ""Anthony Thomas, youngest of a clever family loved by Enid Rose, this done by EGC & given by Enid"" on front free endpaper, ...

£300 - £400

Craig (Edward Gordon) A small notebook/album, containing 44 wood-engravings including 11 proof impressions on india paper for 'Robinson Crusoe', all annotated by the artist in pencil, the remainder earlier illustrations for 'The Page' and 'The Mask', titled in manuscript ""1902 from me"" with two miniature photographs of the artist, with a small drawing and various manuscript lists ""Portfolio A"" ...

£500 - £700

Craig (Edward Gordon, 1872-1966) The Taming of the Shrew, wood-engraving on tissue, signed and dated '1924', with further date of '1908' in the lower left corner, from an edition of 150, sheet 170 x 120 mm. (6 3/4 x 4 3/4 in), light even browning with some spotting with tape stains to edges, unframed, 1908 [but later impression from 1924]; together with four others by Craig, including a woodcut from ...

£200 - £300

Craig (Edward Gordon) On the Art of the Theatre, number 29 of 150 deluxe copies signed by the author, photogravure portrait frontispiece by Edward Steichen, 20 plates, each tipped to thicker brown leaf with captioned tissue guard, light offsetting from plate mounts, offsetting from plate mounts, browning at beginning and end, with programmes for Henry Irving's Royal Lyceum Theatre productions of 'Becket' ...

£300 - £400

Craig (Edward Gordon) Scene, With a Foreword and an Introductory Poem by John Masefield, number 78 of 100 copies signed by the author, from an edition limited to 1000, 21 plates after etchings by Craig, the author's own copy with his small circular monogram book-label and inscribed by his son Edward ""Teddy"" Craig ""Ex EGCs Library - now mine Edward Craig"" and with his book-plate on front pastedown, ...

£300 - £400

Craig (Edward Gordon) Woodcuts and some Words, with an Introduction by Campbell Dodgson, number 6 of 160 copies signed by the author/artist, with additional proof woodcut on Japon dated 1898 tipped to blank leaf and loosely inserted (mount creased at edges), proof also signed ""EGC 1923"" and with note ""State 2. Only 150 copies printed. Copy 9"" in pencil at foot, tipped-in frontispiece and 60 plates ...

£500 - £700

Craig (Edward Gordon) Woodcuts and some Words, with an Introduction by Campbell Dodgson, number 15 of 160 copies signed by the author/artist, with additional proof woodcut on Japon dated 1900 tipped to blank leaf and loosely inserted (mount browned and creased at lower edge), proof also signed ""EGC 1923"" and with note ""State 2. Only 150 copies printed. Copy 5"" in pencil at foot, tipped-in frontispiece ...

£300 - £400

Craig (Edward Gordon) Nothing or the Bookplate, with a Handlist by E.Carrick [Edward ""Teddy"" Craig], number 84 of 280 copies, including an original woodcut on Japon for Jan C. de Vos signed by the artist, 1924; Woodcuts and some Words, one of 150 copies signed by the author/artist, prospectuses loosely inserted, 1924 Acterian (Haig) Gordon Craig si Ideia in Teatru, deluxe edition, text in Romanian, ...

£400 - £600

Craig (Edward Gordon) A Production, being Thirty-Two Collotype Plates of Designs Projected or Realised for The Pretenders of Henrik Ibsen and Produced at the Royal Theatre Copenhagen 1926, number 66 of 105 copies on hand-made paper and signed by the author/artist, from an edition limited to 605, 32 plates, some colour, captioned guards, original parchment-backed red cloth, gilt, t.e.g., others uncut, ...

£300 - £400

Craig (Edward Gordon) Ellen Terry and Her Secret Self, number 40 of 256 large paper copies signed and dated by the author, with an additional signed proof wood-engraving on Japon 'Robinson sniffs the soup' loosely inserted, colour frontispiece and plates, all mounted on grey paper, with 'Annex: A Plea for G.B.S.' booklet in pocket at end, proof titled, initialled & dated 1938 in pencil, mounted on ...

£300 - £400


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