Book Sale on
Wednesday 29th March 2017
Lots: 1-50 of 350
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Lot 1
Monet's Years at Giverny: Beyond Impressionism together with twenty-four other art reference books on various subjects to include Roman Art, Lucian Freud etc (25)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £42
Lot 2
Leonardo da Vinci: One Hundred Drawings from the Collection of Her Majesty the Queen tog. w. twenty-four other art reference books on various subjects to include Rembradnt, Magritte etc
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 3
PARRIS, Leslie & FLEMING-WILLIAMS, Ian - Constable - Tate Gallery, 1991, tog. w. twenty-four other art reference books on various subjects to include the Renaissance, Michelangelo etc (25)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £95
Lot 4
Thirty-seven art reference books covering various subjects and artists to include Picasso, British Painting, 18th century art etc. tog. w. eighteen pamphlets from the, Penguin Modern Painters, series (55)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 5
EVANS, Joan - Pattern in Western Europe - two vols, tog. w. twenty-four art reference books on various subjects and artists to include, Burne-Jones, Picasso etc (25)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 6
Clarice Cliff - The Bizarre Affair tog. w. thirteen books relating to Arts and Crafts, Art Noveux, William Morris etc (14)
Estimate:  £25 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 7
SPENCER, Isobel - Walter Crane tog. w. thirty-two other books relating to the arts, architecture, photography, embroidery etc (33)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £48
Lot 8
Bronzes Sculptures & Founders, 1800-1930 - four vols, tog. w. Henry Moore, Sculpture and Environment - Thames and Hudson, 1977; POP-HENNESSY, John - Italian Gothic Sculpture, an introduction to Italian Sculpture and BIRKS, Tony - Hans Cooper (7)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £90
Lot 9
Collection of reference books relating to furniture, porcelain, musical instruments etc
Estimate:  £15 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £5
Lot 10
Fourteen Royal Academy Pictures Annuals for the years, 1888-1891 (bound as one), 1890, 1893, 1895-1897 (inclusive), 1900-1902 (inclusive), 1904, 1906-1909 (inclusive) and 1913 (14)
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 11
LUSK, Lewis - B. W. Leader, R. A, His Life and Work - 1901, with illustrations
Estimate:  £15 - 25 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £5
Lot 12
HAYTER, Charles - An Introduction to Perspective, Drawing and Painting - 1825, fourth ed., with twenty plates to include fold-out plates
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £38
Lot 13
WELLS, W.F & LAPORTE, J (engravers) - A Collection of Prints, Illustrative English Scenery; From the Drawings and Sketches of Gainsborough: in the various collections of the Right Honorable Baronness Lucas; Viscount Palmerston; George Hibbert, Esq. Dr. Monro and several other Gentleman - containing fifty-three engravings, bound
Estimate:  £180 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £220
Lot 14
WILKIE, Sir David - The Wilkie Gallery: with Biographical & Critical Notices - 1840, with seventy-two plates, leather bound with gilt tooling, folio
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 15
COX, D - An Essay on Landscape Painting & Effect - [1813] with thirty-seven illustrations
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £130
Lot 16
HEWETSON, Henry - The Life and Works of Robert Hewetson, boy painter and poet - London, 1881, with sixteen illus. each protected by tissue guard by Mr E. Wormald
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 17
Collection of eleven books relating to architecture to include, WEAVER, Lawrence - Small Country Houses of Today tog. w. The Work of the English Architect Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869-1944) and nine others relating to The Rural Architect of Scotland; The Pattern of English Building etc (11)
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 18
Collection of reference books relating to motoring, architecture, art and design etc
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £40
Lot 19
Masters in Art - four vols relating to Italian, Dutch & Flemish, Spanish & French art, each vol. half calf with gilt tooling and raised bands to the spine, tog. w. a quantity of other books to include Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers in five vols
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £38
Lot 20
Examples of Furniture & Decoration designed by Thomas Sheraton - Batsford, 1906, with sixteen loose illustrations, and a small quantity of illustrated books
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £15
Lot 21
Collection of nine reference books relating to books and the printed matter to include, BETTLEY, James - The Art of the Book; WILLIAMS, Keith - The English Newspaper; BAYNTON-WILLIAMS, Ashley & Miles - New Worlds, Maps from the Age of Discovery tog. w. six others (9)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 22
The Arena Chapel, Padua - Arundel Society, 1853, with thirty-eight illustrations [as called for], oblong folio
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 23
The Illustrated London News Record of the Coronation service and Ceremony, of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra tog. w. another on, The Glorious Reign of Queen Victoria, 1837-1901 - each half calf, with numerous illustrations, folio
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 24
RACKHAM, Arthur - Some British Ballads - [1919], with sixteen tipped in coloured plates, blue cloth
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 25
HEATH-ROBNSON, W- Book of Goblins - 1935, with seven coloured and numberous black and white plates throughout
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 26
DULAC, Edmund (Illustrator) - Stories from the Arabian Nights - Boots [c. 1935], with twenty tipped in coloured plates [as called for], dust-jacket
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 27
MILNE, A. A - Now we are Six - 1927, first ed., with numerous illustrations by Ernest Shepard
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 28
PHILLPOTTS, Eden - A Dish of Apples - 1921, with three tipped in coloured plates and numerous black and white illustrations by Arthur Rackham, limited edition no. 19 of 500 copies, signed by both the author and the illustrator, with gilt tooling to the front board
Estimate:  £200 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £450
Lot 29
GREENAWAY, Kate - Pictures for Painting - Frederick Warne & Co Ltd, undated
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 30
Four Punch Almanack's for the years, 1885-1900, 1900-1910, 1911-1920 and 1921-1930, each half calf, with coloured and black and white illustrations
Estimate:  £50 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 31
Flowers of Loveliness; twelve groups of female figures, emblematic of flowers - with twelve engravings. designed by E. T. Parris, with poetical illus. by the Countess of Bessington tog. w. Gems of Beauty - two vols., each with twelve engravings from designs by E. T. Parris, with poetical illustrations by the Countess of Bessington (3)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 32
CARTIER-BRESSON, Henri - Images a la Sauvette - July 1952, first edition, with one hundred and twenty-six photographic images, French text
Estimate:  £200 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £250
Lot 33
EDWARDS, Agustin - Aventuras de Juan Esparraguito o El Nino Casu Legumbre - 1930, limited edition no. 91 of 130, with illustrations by A. Gomez Palacios, and a separate folder of plates, the main volume has an inscription written on the front end paper which reads, 'with much love from Doonie and Sonia's grandpa The author London June 1936'

Estimate:  £150 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £250
Lot 34
FILS, Daydou (ed.) - Paris-Toilette - [c. 1890], a bound collection of fifty-four coloured lithographs
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 35
HEATH-ROBINSON, W (Illustrator) - Shakespeare's Comedy of Twelfth Night - Hodder & Stoughton, with twenty-four coloured tipped in plates, cloth bound
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 36
Forty-Four Turkish Fairy Tales - with sixteen tipped in coloured plates by W. Pogamy
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £90
Lot 37
Seven illustrated books to include: BATEMAN, H. M - Considered Trifles; Peter Arno's Circus; ROBINSON, Heath - Absurdities and four others (7)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 38
Four Bound Volumes of, 'The Sphere, The Empire's Illustrated Weekly' to include Volume 112, (January 7 - March 31, 1928); Vol. 113 (April 7 - July 30, 1928); Vol. 114 (July 7 - September 29. 1928) and Vol. 115 (October 6 - December, 1928)
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £95
Lot 39
Eight bound volumes of the Strand Magazine, to include Vol. I to VIII, January 1891 to December 1894 (8)
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £140
Lot 40
EVANS, T. S - The Sleeping Beauty - William Heinemann, with illustrations by Arthur Rackham tog. w. FAIRLESS, Michael - The Roadmender - 1911, with illustrations by E. W. Waite; The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen - 1899, with illustrations by Helen Stratton and thirteen other books (15)
Estimate:  £40 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £110
Lot 41
DE BRUNHOFF, Jean - Babar en Famille - 1938, French Text tog. w. Babar's Friend Zephir, 1947, Second English Edition (2)
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 42
Four bound volumes of, The Illustrated News, covering the years 1843 and 1844
Estimate:  £25 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 43
Collection of illustrated books to include HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel - The Scarlet Letter - with illustrations by Hugh Tomson; The Works of Rabelais - two vols, with illustrations by W. Heath Robinson tog. w. others
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 44
KINGSLEY, Charles - The Water Babies, with sixteen coloured plated by A. E. Jackson, together with twelve other children's and illustrated books to include, CARROLL, Lewis - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - 1872; GREENAWAY, Kate (illus.) - The Language of Flowers; SHEPHARD, Ernest H (illus.) - The King's Breakfast (13)
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £170
Lot 45
BALLANTYNE, R. M - The Kitten Pilgrims or, Great Battles & Grand Victories - James Nisbet & Co [c.1882], with twelve coloured plates by the author [as called for]
Estimate:  £20 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £28
Lot 46
STREET, A. G (ed.) - Moon Raking - 1936, first ed., tog. w. County Calendar - December 1935, second ed., - each cloth bound, no dust-wrappers, and with illustrations by Lionel Edwards and five other books by the author (7)
Estimate:  £50 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 47
RACKHAM, Arthur (Illustrator) - Some British Ballads - with sixteen tipped in coloured plates [as called for], cloth bound
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £50
Lot 48
PARKER, N (Illustrator) - The Browns:- A Book of Bears - W. &. R. Chambers. Ltd, with numerous illustrations throughout, and verses by B. Parker, oblong folio, cloth-bound
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 49
BARRIE, J. M - The Admirable Crichton - Hodder & Stoughton, with twenty coloured tipped in plates by Hugh Thomson, bound in green cloth
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 50
WAIN, Louis - Cats - Sands & Co., undated [c. 1905], with twenty-one illustrations
Estimate:  £50 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £150
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