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SeSSion i - Co m m e n C i n g at 10.00a m

❦ Continental Manuscripts Lots 1-49

❦ English Manuscripts & Autograph Letters and Ephemera Lots 50-252

SeSSion ii - Co m m e n C i n g at 1.00pm

❦ Continental Literature and History Lots 253-359

❦ English Literature and History Lots 360-451

❦ Modern First Editions Lots 452-494

❦ Children’s & Illustrated Books, Private Press & Limited Editions Lots 495-573

❦ Art & Architecture Lots 574-595

❦ Photographs Lots 596-665

❦ Travel & Topography Lots 666-709

❦ Natural History and Sport Lots 710-729


All lots are offered subject to the Conditions of Sale and Business printed in this catalogue, and reserves.

Lot 1

1. Chinese Oracle Bone, ox SC a p u l a, bone fragment with

scratched inscription containing 14 characters in 4 columns,

marked, in a modern red and gold silk-covered box, c. 70 x 85 mm.,

[Anyang, China,fourteenth - twelfth century B.C.]. £600 - £800

*** Nearly all known Chinese oracle bones derive from a single

site, Xiaotun, near the ancient capital of the Late Shang Dynasty of

Anyang. The texts found on them record the oracular interpretation

of the pattern of cracks on the bone formed by the application of

extreme heat and are the earliest preserved evidence of the use of

Chinese script in complete meaningful sentences. They are thought

to date from the 14th to the 12th century B.C. and to belong to a

royal archive of oracular records.

2. Italy.- no ta r i a l at t e S tat i o n r e l at i n g to al u y C h a w i d o w o f

t h e n o b l e m a n ro m a n u S ma m u S e n, attested by Nicolaurus Brebous

subdean of Saint Patrenian and Bonaventura Pleba, manuscript in

Latin, 22 lines, in brown ink, yellowed and marked, 273 x 154mm.,

24th November 1333. £100 - £150

Lot 3

3. Law.- Si n g l e l e a f f r o m a l e g a l t r e at i S e, manuscript in Latin,

on vellum, double column, 21 lines of text, surrounded by up to 80

lines of commentary, written in black ink in two sizes of gothic book

hand, with many additions in margins and blank areas in an even

smaller less formal hand, 4 2-line initials in red or blue, decorated

in the contrasting colour, headings, initials, &c in red or blue,

little marked & rubbed, 465 x 300 mm., [Italy, fourteenth century].

£150 - £200

❦ Continental Manuscripts

Lot 4

4. Book of Hours, t w o l e av e S, illuminated manuscript on vellum,

in Latin, 14-15 lines, verso of 1 f. blank, written in black ink in a

gothic hand, two 2-line initials in blue, and several 1-line initails

in gold or blue, with pen-and-ink decoration in red or blue, red

and blue line-filers, some marking, (168 x 120 mm.),[France, 15th

century] § Breviary, single leaf, decorated manuscript on vellum,

in Latin, double column, 31 lines, written in black ink in a small

gothic hand, several 2 line initials in blue with marginal pen-andink

decoration in red, other initials in red, some marking, (165 x

120 mm.), [Netherlands, late fourteenth century], card mounts (3).

£200 - £400

Lot 5

5. Missal.- Si n g l e l e a f, manuscript in Latin on vellum, double

column, 30 lines, written in black ink in a round gothic liturgical

hand, several 2-line initials in red or blue decorated in the

contrasting colour, rubrics in red, initials touched with yellow, little

marked, 335 x 235 mm., [Italy, fifteenth century]. £100 - £150

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Lot 6

6. Bible, Latin. Si n g l e l e a f, f r o m 1 Ki n g S, C h. 26-28, manuscript

in Latin, on vellum, double column, 34 lines, written in black ink in

an angular gothic hand, 2 initials in red or blue, page and chapter

headings in red, capitals touched in red, upper corner torn and

creased, edge frayed, little marked, 415 x 275 mm., [Germany, late

fifteenth century]. £100 - £150

Lot 7

7. Choirbook.- bi f o l i u m, from a large liturgical manuscript in

Latin, on vellum, 6 lines, written in black ink in a rounded gothic

liturgical hand, music on a 5-line red stave, initials in red or black,

one decorated in pen-and-ink, gutter holed, small tears to edges,

stained and marked, 515 x 355 mm., [?Italy, sixteenth century].

£100 - £150

Lot 8

8. Christ Disputing with the Doctors, S i n g l e l e a f, illuminated

miniature on vellum, verso blank, depicting Christ seated at a

desk, surrounded by 10 Doctors, with the Virgin and St Joseph

in the background, in an elaborate Gothic architectural setting,

several small holes in margin, some touching border, and one at

top of image, little marked, 193 x 150 mm., [?North Europe, early

sixteenth century]; and another, a badly worn and holed miniature

of St Mark the Evangelist with his lion, Latin text at foot and on

verso, [fifteenth century] (2). £200 - £300

10. De Medici (Carlo di Gabriello) le t t e r to ag o S t i n o d e l

ne r o, vi C e tr e a S u r e r, in ma C e r ata, 1p. with conjugate blank

and address panel, 4to, Florence, 6th August 1532, asking his

correspondent to provide Filippo Istrozi with the evidence he is

seeking on behalf of Gerardo da Sossoferato, who is charged with

the murder of Pierantonio dell Desideri, Gerardo being a good

friend of the writer, and is a good and deserving man who merits

compassion, folds, browned. £150 - £200

11. Mexico.- Ch a rt e r b y pe d r o ra m i r e z, r e S i d e n t o f tu l a n C i n g o,

me x i C o, manuscript in Spanish, 5pp., slightly stained and browned,

unbound, folio, 1550 [?but later]. £100 - £150

Lot 12

12. Malta.- Ce n S i bo l l a l i [le g a l pa p e r S], manuscripts in Latin, c.

300pp., some tears and wormtracks, edges uncut, folio, 1604-95;

and a small quantity of others, v.s., v.d. (qty). £300 - £400

*** Mentions Malta and the Feriol and Perdicomati families.

13. Mornay Du-Plessis-Mornay (Philippe de, French Protestant

writer and member of the Monarchomaques, 1549-1623) Co p y o f

a l e t t e r to t h e ma r q u i S d u ?to S n y, 2pp. with conjugate blank, in

French, folio, 29th July 1604, concerning the town of La Rochelle,

folds, slightly browned. £150 - £200

*** La Rochelle was an important Huguenot stronghold.


14. Ludwig (Prince of Anhalt-Köthen, poet and literary leader,

1579-1650) Co m m iS S i o n f r o m lu d w i g, pr i n C e o f an h a lt-Kö t h e n

to Jo h a n SC h ö n e, a S ma J o r o f a Co m pa n y o f fo o t, D.s. “Ludwig”,

manuscript in German, paper seal, folds, browned, 190 x 325mm.,

October 1631; and another, a letter by Peter Ferdinand Deurer

(painter, 1777-1844) to Bertel Thorvaldsen (sculptor, 1770-1844),

in Rome, v.s., v.d. (2). £150 - £200

15. Cosimo III de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, 1642-1723)

le t t e r to a n unSpeCified r e C i p i e n t, in Italian, 1p., folio, Florence,

5th August 1670, thanking him for his letter of condolence on the

death of his father Ferdinand II and asks that his sympathy be

relayed to Charless on the death of his sister Henriette, Duchess

of Orleans who had been so kind to him in Paris, folds, browned.

£150 - £200

Lot 16

16. Joyeuse (François de, Cardinal, French politician and

nobleman, 1562-1615).- re g i S t r e l e t t r e S né g o C i at i o n S d u Ca r d.

a l d e Joy e u S e, [title from label on spine], manuscript in French,

in several hands, 183pp., some pen and ink heraldic illustrations,

front free endpaper and first f. of text corners torn away, slightly

browned, engraved bookplate of Dionysus François Secousse on

front pastedown, th o m a S phi l l i p p S’ m a n u S C r i p t with inscription:

“Phillipps MS 2989” on front free endpaper and ink stamp and

number on front free endpaper, later paper covered boards, creased,

spine torn with some loss, 4to, [seventeenth century]. £300 - £400

17. France.- al b u m o f l e t t e r S, compiled by Baron Thiébault

(Norvins), A.Ls.s & documents, including: Comte de Noailles,

Perronet, Duc de Mortemart, Comte d’Antichamp, Boutin, de

Bellerat, Rouillé de L’Estang (2), Lenoir, Ferray, Dombray,

Delessart, General Jarry, Duc de Choiseul, Lainé, Llorente, Madame

Dufresnoy, Mademoiselle Leverd, General Belliard, General

Livron, Désangier, Béranger, Ausart, Comte Gérard, Maréchal

Gérard, Camille Doucet, Prince Borghese, Lemaire, Madame

Desparde, Saint Cricq, General Dumas, Dupin aine, Marquis

d’Aligre, Duchesse d’Abrantes, Pajol, Duc de Laforce, Lagrange,

Garcin de Lassy, Alfred Maury, Legouve, Naudet and others, and

a document on vellum signed by Bernard Le Bouyer de Fontenelle

and Berger and a 19th century firman to travel issued by the King

of Egypt, many addressed to Thiébault and his wife and some

to Monsieur Heritier etc., together c. 60 pieces, folds, browned,

some creased, most tipped-in on stubs, v.s., v.d., 1700-1860s (qty).

£300 - £400

18. France.- Chevillard Charles-Martin, lawyer, in Paris).-

[mi n u t e S o f t h e S a l e o f t h e poSSeSSionS o f Char l e S-ma rt i n

Ch e v i l l a r d m a d e at t h e r e q u e S t o f Jea n-fr a n ç o i S e mart i n, h i S

w i d o w], manuscript in French, 485pp., ink legal stamps at head,

central fold, some dampstaining towards end causing some minor

tears affecting a few words of text, browned, original vellum,

lettered direct on upper cover, soiled, folio, 13th January 1738.

£150 - £200

Lot 19

19. Benedict XIV (Pope, 1740-1758) pa pa l b u l l f o r ma r i a pa r e a,

manuscript in Latin, on vellum, docket on verso 22 lines,, lead seal

appended, decorative initials at head, folds, little marked, c. 225 x

370 mm., 1741. £80 - £120

20. Decalogue.- di S p u ta o..., 2 vol., manuscript, 807pp., browned,

ink signature of Wilson on front free endpaper, contemporary calf,

rubbed, morocco labels on spines, vol. II labels defective, lacks tail

of spine, 8vo, 1757. £75 - £100

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Lot 21

21. Zhang Liouliang. yi a n h o u zh i z h a n g [th e in d i C at i n g bo o K

o f la ry n x], 2 vol.,, manuscript in Chinese on bamboo paper, 4-9

columns, up to 18 characters per column, many illustrations, some

marks in red, mounted on white paper, some edges frayed, browning

and marking, modern stitched plain wrappers, in blue cloth folder,

bone toggles, 285 x 164 mm., [China, Qianlong period, eighteenth

century]. £800 - £1,200

*** Treatise on diseases of the throat, first published in 1757 and

twice reprinted in Japan in the 19th century. The present book

is a manuscript copy written by the author’s son, Zhang Yuanyi,

perhaps prepared for the first printed edition. There are a number

of corrections in red ink, perhaps by the author.

22. Turgot (Anne Robert Jacques, Baron de Aulne, French

economist and statesman, 1727-81) le t t e r S i g n e d to mo n S i e u r

he r i t i e r, a botanist, 1p., in French, 4to, 28th November 1778,

referring to the sweet chestnut tree, removed from an album, folds,

browned. £100 - £150

23. D’Alembert (Jean Le Rond, French mathematician,

physicist, philosopher and music theorist, co-editor with Diderot

of the Encyclopedie, 1717-83) au t o g r a p h lett e r S i g n e d to

mo n S i e u r oSt e rwa l d, di r e C to r o f t h e SoC i é t é ty p o g r a p h i q u e at

ne u f C h â t e l, Sw i t z e r l a n d, 1p. with conjugate blank and address

panel, in French, Paris, 30th December 1780, writing on behalf

of the Abbe ?Le Senne who had been offered a position of the

Societe Typographique and anxious to begin work as he now found

himself “dans une situation qui lui rend le travail plus que jamais

necessaire,” and stating that Le Senne can settle in Neufchatel and

writes that he can be very useful to the Societe in proof reading,

folds. £200 - £300

24. Genealogy of Spanish Nobility.- Mendoza y Bobadilla

(Francisco de, Cardinal, Bishop of Burgos, 1508-66) ti z o n d e

eS pa ñ a, manuscript in Spanish, slightly browned, old bookseller’s

description tipped-in on fly-leaf, large bookplate of William

Stirling on front pastedown, contemporary blind-stamped calf, gilt,

gilt spine, slightly rubbed, r.e., sm. 4to, [eighteenth century]; and

another similar, 4to (2) £75 - £100

*** Compiled at the request of Philip II regarding the genealogy of

the Spanish nobility.

25. Germany.- re f l e x i o n S S u r l e go u v e r n e m e n t d e l’al l e m a g n e,

manuscript in French, 181pp., some slight foxing, bookplate of

Francis Lord Brooke on front pastedown and William Robertson

“one of the Senators of the College of Justice” front free endpaper

and fly-leaf loose, contemporary speckled calf, gilt arms of the

Earls of Warwick on both covers, rubbed, covers detached, sm. 4to,

[late eighteenth century]. £100 - £150

26. Louis XVI (King of France, 1774-93) Co m m iS S i o n a p p o i n t i n g

ni C o l a S dabr i e r e a d J u ta n t in t h e “reg i m e n t d’in fa n t e r i e d e

gat i n i o n,” D.s. signed “Louis” in a secretary’s hand, printed with

manuscript insertions, paper seal, folio, Versailles, 14th November

1781; and another document signed by Louis XIV, v.s., v.d. (2).

£100 - £150

27. Valdec de Lessart (Claude Antoine de, politician, finance

minister, friend of Jacques Necker, 1741-92) le t t e r S i g n e d to m.

du f r e S n e, 2pp., in French, docketed 17 in corner, folio, Paris, 26th

March 1791, concerning an order for money to pay the soldiers

defending the Isle de France, folds, removed from an album, slightly

browned. £100 - £150

28. German Grocers.- Ca l C u l at i o n S bu C h, manusctipt accounts

book, in german, 322pp., in several hands, browned, original half

sheep, paper covered boards, label lettered direct on upper cover,

rubbed, folio, Nuremberg, 1796-1802. £300 - £400

*** Details of a German grocer’s merchants at the end of the

eighteenth century. Items such as coffee, tobacco, sugar, spices,

pepper, saffron, speciality flours, oils etc. are ordered from cities

such as St. Petersburg, London and Amsterdam. Detailed accounts

are given of gross costs, tariffs at different ports and borders, and a

final account of the overall costs per unit.


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29. Napoleon I (Emperor of France, 1769-1821) le t t e r S i g n e d

to na p o l e o n f r o m ma J o r ge n e r a l th e pr i n C e o f wa g r a n a n d

ne u C h at e l passing on a request from General Thourenot asking for

an equerry for Captain Granddidier of the 31st Infantry Regiment

stationed at St Sébastien due to ill health, a n d C o u n t e r S i g n e d b y

na p o l e o n “n”, printed letterhead, folds, a little browned, slightly

creased, framed and glazed, folio, Paris, 23rd June 1810; and 2

other documents, comprising a d o C u m e n t S i g n e d b y na p o l e o n

“n”, a report addressed to him and signed by the Duc de Feltre

saying some injured soldiers are returning to duty, 30th January

1811, and a document issued by the Department of War on certain

Dutch officers, retired or invalided, capable of returning to duty,

and signed by Napoleon “Bonaparte” as First Consul and General

Berthier, Minister of War, manuscript faded, 1803, folds, browned

and some creasing, folio (3). £600 - £800

30. Napoleonic.- 5 l e g a l d o C u m e n t S r e l at i n g to Ch a r l e S an t o i n e

JoSeph gu i l l a u m e Su t t o r, imperial n o ta ry, manuscript in French,

17pp., some staining, folds, browned, folio, 17th February 1814.

£80 - £120

31. September Massacres.- de at h wa r r a n t p r o d u C e d b y a n

offiCer o f t h e a n C i e n r e g i m e w h o h a d e S C a p e d t h e Sept e m b e r

m a S S a C r e S, extracted from the registers of the Prefecture de Police,

D.s. “Beaufort”, Lieutenant General Beaufort, 1p., manuscript in

French, fold, slightly browned, folio, Paris, Prefecture de Police,

8th April 1817; and 6 others, French documents and letters,

comprising: a Certificate of Emigration, 1792; a letter from the

Duchess of Berry, on decorated notepaper, 1840; a certificate

signed by the Commissioner of Police and Mayor of Aix en

Provence, 1845; a bill of lading in Toulon, 1859; a printed first class

train ticket for engineers to check bridges and dikes of Canbrai,

1867; document signed by André Michelin, 1921, v.s., v.d. (7).

£200 - £300

32. Bassano (Hugues Bernard Maret, Duc de, French statesman

and journalist, 1763-1839) au t o g r a p h le t t e r S i g n e d ma d a m e

d e no rv i n S, 2pp., in French, sm. 4to, n.d. [?1830], sending her

the letter of M. ?Seeray and referring to M. Desbordes and to a

payment of 400,000 Francs, removed from an album, folds, slightly

browned. £80 - £120

*** The duchy of Bassano was created for Maret by Napoleon I.

33. Dowsing.- Amoretti (Carlo, ecclesiastic, scholar and writer,

1741-1816) hi S t o r i S C h e un t e r S u C h u n g e n ü b e r d i e ra b d o m a n t i e,

vol. II only, manuscript in German, title and 166pp., slightly

browned, original boards, rubbed, paper label on upper cover,

covers loose, lacks spine, n.d. [nineteenth century]; and a small

quantity of other papers, folio (qty). £100 - £150

34. French Literature.- eSSaiS S u r l a li t t e r at u r e fr a n ç a i S e,

manuscript in French, c. 450pp., slightly browned, bookplate of

Admiral Duff on front pastedown, original board, edges rubbed,

sm. 4to, [c. 1830]. £75 - £100

35. Gerando (Joseph-Marie, Baron de, French jurist,

philanthropist and philosopher, 1772-1842) au t o g r a p h le t t e r

S i g n e d to mo n S i e u r d e no rv i n S, 1p. with conjugate blank and

address panel, in French, 8vo, 3rd November 1832, concerning a

report, removed from an album, folds. £100 - £150

Lot 36

36. Noy (Cesare Maria) Sa g g i o Sto r i C o filSofiCo Sta b i l i m e n t i d i

pu b b l i C a be n e f i C e n z a, S i g n e d p r e S e n tat i o n C o p y f r o m t h e a u t h o r

to th e ro ya l So C i e t y o f li t e r at u r e, 242 number pp., including

several folding tables, occasional spotting, contemporary red

cloth, richly gilt, upper joint split, spine ends and corners worn,

rubbed, folio, Venice, 1836. £200 - £300

*** An unpublished demographical work.

37. Barthélémy Saint-Hilaire (Jules, French philosopher,

journalist, statesman, 1805-95) au t o g r a p h le t t e r S i g n e d to

“mo n S i e u r”, 1p., in French, on Cabinet de Ministre headed paper,

8vo, 27th June 1840, sending a ticket for the Institute and discussing

his article on N. Jourard, tear along fold, removed from an album,

folds. £80 - £120

38. Dumas (Alexandre, writer, 1802-70) au t o g r a p h le t t e r to

mo n S i e u r d e Jo u y, 1p. with conjugate blank, in French, 8vo, n.d.,

referring to Madame de Bourdonnette, 1 line cut with partial loss

and laid down, part of conjugate blank cut away, removed from an

album, folds. £100 - £150

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39. [Charcot (Jean-Martin, French neurologist and professor of

anatomical pathology, 1825-93)] pat h o l o g i e in t e r n e, manuscript

in French, 36pp., slightly browned, central folds, original wrappers,

spine strengthened with tape, sm. 4to, [1850s]. £80 - £120

*** Lecture notes from the course delivered by Charcot who

delivered a series of lectures entitled ‘cours de pathologie interne á

l’école pratique’ at La Salpetriere.

40. Italy.- in d i C e d e l l e m at e r i e C o n t e n e n t i n e l p r e S e n t e l i b r o,

manuscript in Italian, title and 280pp., slightly browned, last f.

working loose, bookplate of the Fox-Strangways family on front

pastedown, original vellum, gilt, soiled, g.e., 4to, [nineteenth

century]. £100 - £150

*** Includes a piece on the death of Francisco Cenci.

41. Hugo (Victor, poet, playwright and novelist, 1802-85)

au t o g r a p h no t e i n i t i a l l e d “vh” to Ju l e S Cl a r e t i e, 1p., 134 x

104mm., Tuesday 30th, n.d., inviting him and Madame Claretie to

dinner on Saturday, fold. £80 - £120

42. Buddhist prayers, manuscript in ?Khmer script, 2 sides,

decorated 6 panels of watercolours, extensively rubbed with loss,

tears along folds, foxed and browned, 835 x 655mm., [nineteenth

century]. £80 - £120

43. Cuban Slavery.- le g a l d o C u m e n t r e l at i n g to t h e e m a n C i pat i o n

o f Cu b a n S l av e S, D.s., manuscript in Spanish, title and 12pp.,

numerous ink stamps, some tears, last f. extensively browned and

friable, folio, Cuba, 1884-85. £200 - £300

44. Chinese Maps.- Co l l e C t i o n o f m a p S f o r fa r m i n g, irrigation

a n d p l a n n i n g purpoSeS, 17 pen and ink maps, on rice paper, several

stitched together at head, slightly browned, extensively creased,

v.s., [late nineteenth century]. £100 - £150

45. Italian Hunting.- G. (M.J.J.) nu o v o ma n u a l e Co m p l e to

d e l l’uC C e l l at o r e, manuscript ?fair copy, in Italian, c. 500pp.,

browned, later cloth-backed boards, sm. 4to, [nineteenth century].

£75 - £100

46. Dreyfus (Alfred, French artillery officer of Jewish

background, tried and convicted of treason and later exonerated,

known as the Dreyfus affair, 1859-1935) au t o g r a p h le t t e r

S i g n e d to “ma d a m e”, 1p. with conjugate blank, in French, 53 Rue

de Châteaudun, [Paris], 18th January 1902, thanking her for her

kind offer of an apartment at 7 Rue de Cirque but declining it as it

is not suitable for him, fold, browned, tipped-in to a worn copy of

Dreyfus’s Five Years of My Life, 1901, 8vo. £200 - £300

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Lot 47

47. Monet (Claude, French impressionist painter, 1840-1926)

au t o g r a p h le t t e r S i g n e d to mr. wi n t e r, 2pp. & envelope, 8vo,

on mourning paper, Giverny, 10th May 1912, thanking him for his

good news on Clemenceau (he had been operated on in early May),

folds. £1,500 - £2,000

*** Georges Clemenceau (1841-1929), journalist and statesman;

Prime Minister of France. In 1912 he had an operation for prostate

problems.

48. Wilfand (Yosef, editor) ein ha S h o f e t, a de C a d e o f pi o n e e r i n g,

signed by c.38 eminent Israelis including David ben Gurion, Max

Brod and David Horowitz, plates, hinges slightly weak, original

wrappers, a little rubbed, 8vo, Tel-Aviv, Lion the Printer, 1947.

£400 - £600

*** Other signatures include Anna Weizmann, Walter Eytan, Ehud

Auriel, Marie Syrkin and Zeev Sharef.

49. De Gaulle (Charles, general, war time leader and President

of France, 1890-1970) ty p e d le t t e r S i g n e d mr S. ro b e rt Ke m p ,

1p. with envelope, 4to, Le Géneral de Gaulle headed paper, Paris,

5th November 1965, assuring that he remembers the great and

profound talent of her husband, folds, envelope with tape marks;

and 2 others, comprising: an A.L.s. from Albert Schweitzer and

a signed theatre programme by Ginger Rogers, v.s., v.d. (3).

£100 - £150


❦ English Manuscripts & Autograph Letters and Ephemera

Lot 50

50. Suffolk, Creeting St. Peter (or West Creeting). Ch a rt e r,

g r a n t b y wa lt e r d e bo S C o, S o n o f St e p h e n d e bo S C o o f we S t

Cr e e t i n g to ha m u n d C l e r K o f t h e C h u r C h, for 4 marks of silver,

of two pieces of land with buildings, the first abutting the land of

William the Miller and the second piece of land abutting the free

land of the church of West Creeting and Adam Sherlock, rent of

14 pence to be paid three times in the year, witnesses: William

Putlack, Simon Gibbald, Ralph Savage and others, manuscript in

Latin, on vellum, 16 lines, in a f i n e C h a rt e r h a n d, lacks seal, folds,

slightly browned, later note on verso, 105 x 212mm., [c. 1250].

£300 - £400

Lot 51

51. Lancashire, Whittle-le-Woods.- gr a n t o f Jo r d a n d e du t t o n

a n d h i S w i f e em m e to ri C h a r d d e ho g h t o n a n d h i S h e i r S, o f l a n d

in whi t t l e, manuscript on vellum, in Latin, 12 lines, folds, lacks

seal, slightly creased and marked, c. 135 x 240 mm., witnessed

by Warine de Clayton, John de Farington, William de Wytul, and

others, n.d. § Grant of Richard son of William Balle of Wythul to

Richard de Hoghton of land called Le Schawefeld, manuscript on

vellum, in Latin, 12 lines, folds, black was seal, slightly creased

and marked, c. 105 x 240 mm., witnessed by Robert de Holand,

Warine de Clayton, John de Farington, &c, n.d., [late thirteenth

century] (2) £300 - £500

Lot 52

52. Norfolk.- qu i t C l a i m b y pe t e r, S o n o f ri C h a r d SpiCling o f

Si S l a n d, to John his brother of a piece of land in two parts, one

piece at Winyord Quay and the other piece lying between the land

of John Hulot and Hermann Gray and at the head of the other piece,

witnesses: Ralph de Howe, Roger Durford and others, manuscript

in Latin, on vellum, in brown ink, 15 lines, folds, slightly creased,

lacks seal, later docket on verso, 122 x 210mm., November 1289.

£200 - £300

Lot 53

53. Lancashire, Standish and Langtree- gr a n t o f he n ry

d e la n g t r e e, to ro b e rt d e hay d o K e, o f l a n d in Sta n d y S S h &

la n g t r e e, manuscript in Latin, on vellum, 24 lines, docket on

verso, folds, no seal, creased and browned, c. 175 x 195 mm., n.d.,

[early fourteenth century] £200 - £300

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Lot 54

54. Lancashire, Anglezarke.- gr a n t o f ad a m fi t z w i l l i a m o f

Sy d a l e to ro b e rt d e lat h a m lo r d o f an g l e z a r K e o f h i S l a n d o f

Sy d a l e in an g l e z a r K e, , 9 lines, witnesses Eustace de Codesbecke,

Alan le Foreys, &c., c.175 x 260 mm., 11th June, 1302 § Grant of

Matilda, daughter of Ada de Grunneschache to Robert de Latham

of land called Sydale, 11 lines, witnesses William de Bradeschawe,

Henry de Chernot, &c., c. 80 x 195 mm., 1st February, 1306,

manuscripts in Latin, on vellum, dockets on verso, lack seals,

slightly creased and soiled (2). £300 - £500

55. Norfolk.- Ch a rt e r, wa lt e r fab e r o f SCr o p h a m [Sh r o p h a m]

g r a n t S to Ste p h e n bre t u n a n d h i S w i f e iSa b e l o f a p i e C e o f l a n d

a b o v e braK e b e r g h e o n C e o w n e d b y t h e r e C t o r o f SCro p h a m,

witnesses: Sir John de Cokyssale [Coggeshall], Richard le Gan,

Reginal ?Gimyn, Henry de Muddiswell and others, manuscript

in Latin, on vellum, 10 lines, some writing slightly faded, all still

legible, 1 wormhole not affecting text, lacks seal, 100 x 230mm.,

1318. £150 - £200

Lot 56

56. Lincolnshire, Keisby. Ch a rt e r, g r a n t b y th o m a S S o n o f el i a S

at t e b e C K o f KyS e b y [Ke i S b y] C o n f i r m i n g to ag n e S, d a u g h t e r o f

ra l p h dru ry, a selion of arable land situated in the north field

between the land of Rydellus Pampylon and Alan the chaplain of

Fylemgate [?Filingate] in Langdale, witnesses: Thomas Blankeney,

Robert on the Green and others, manuscript in Latin, on vellum,

13 lines, lacks seal, folds, browned, 110 x 180mm., Sunday after

Ephiphany [January], 1322. £150 - £200

Lot 57

57. Yorkshire, Snaith.- gr a n t o f he n ry, S o n o f pe t e r, S o n o f

th o m a S o f Sn a i t h, to wi l l i a m, S o n o f wi l l i a m, o f Co u w y K

[Co w iC K ], o f l a n d in Sn ay t h [Sn a i t h], manuscript in Latin, on

vellum, 16 lines, docket on verso, fine wax seal appended, small

hole, folds, little marked, witnesses John de Snayth, Thomas

le Taillour, &c., c. 150 x 205 mm., Cowick, 5th March, 1340.

£200 - £300

Lot 58

58. Lancashire.- bo n d o f ri C h a r d d e Jo u S S, he n ry d e pr a l e g h

a n d ri C h a r d d e ty d e n e S S to hu g h d e Sta n d y S S h e, f o r 18 m a r K S

o f S i lv e r, document on vellum, in Latin, 6 lines, docket on verso, 3

wax seals on 2 tags, holed and defective at right-hand end, creased

and marked, c. 30 x 270 mm., n.d., [early fourteenth century].

£200 - £300


Lot 59

59. Berkshire (now Oxfordshire), Abingdon.- gr o u p o f

d o C u m e n t S r e l at i n g to l a n d in br o a d St r e e t, 7 manuscripts in

Latin, on vellum, dockets on versos, with a total of 8 seals, 2 of

which damaged, and 1 fragment, appended, 2 documents indented

at head, folds, little marked, cancelled Bodleian Library stamps on

verso, c. 80-165 x 275-315 mm., 1395-1509/10. £700 - £900

*** An interesting group of medieval documents relating to a

tenement in Broad Street, Abingdon, including a letter of attorney

from Giles Newe of Southampton, dated 1447, witnessed, among

others, by John Fleming, mayor of Southampton, with the town’s

large seal of a sailing vessel appended.

Lot 60

60. Suffolk & Essex.- liSt o f f e e S o f t h e ho n o r o f gl o u C e S t e r,

in a C C o u n t o f t h e d e S C e n d a n t S o f el i z a b e t h d e bu r g h, t h e h e i r o f

gi l b e rt d e Cl a r e, ea r l o f gl o u C e S t e r a n d o f ro g e r mo rt i m e r,

ea r l o f ma r C h, manuscript in Latin, on vellum, 2pp., folds,

creased and yellowed, some soiling, c. 540 x 245mm., n.d. [fifteenth

century]. £400 - £600

*** Mentions the Lordship of Wigmore, a title of the Mortimers.

Gilbert de Clare, eighth earl of Gloucester and seventh earl of

Hertford (1291-1314), was killed at the Battle of Bannockburn

without issue. His very exensive estates were split between

his sisters, the youngest being Elizabeth who married John de

Burgh (d. 1313) and whose portion was the Honor of Clare. Her

granddaughter, another Elizabeth de Burgh, daughter of William

de Burgh, earl of Ulster married Lionel duke of Clarence, son of

Edward III and their daughter, Philippa de Clarence married Roger

Mortimer, earl of March.

Lot 61

61. Yorkshire, Snaith.- gr a n t o f Jo h n da u n ay to ri C h a r d

pa l m e r, Jo a n h i S w i f e a n d ri C h a r d h i S S o n, o f l a n d in Sn ay t h

[Sn a i t h], manuscript in Latin, on vellum, 20 lines, docket on verso,

3 fine red wax seals appended, indented at head, folds, witnesses

Richard Burgoyn, Nicholas Daunwy, John de Cowyk, &c., c. 150 x

260 mm., 9th October, 1421. £200 - £300

62. Gloucestershire, Aure.- he n ry Cr o m p e S u r r e n d e r S to t h e

l o r d a t o f t a n d 18 a C r e S in ‘eccelouwe’ in base tenure, for the use

of Walter Baskervyle, paying an annual rent of 3s. 8d., for fine and

heriot he gave 5s. and did fealty, manuscript in Latin, on vellum, 5

lines, remains of red wax seal, three small holes, browned, creased

and stained, 56 x 213mm., 17th May 1429; and 2 others, another

relating to Aure from the reign of Henry VII, and another, Suffolk,

1578 v.s., v.d. (3). £80 - £120

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Lot 63

63. Kent, Horton Kirby, South Darenth & St. Margaret’s

Hills.- Rotheley (William, merchant, of Dartford, fl. 1436-64)

in d e n t u r e, g r a n t b y wi l l i a m ro t h e l e y to wi l l i a m Cu S ta n n C e o f

“So u t h da r r e n t”, of thirteen acres and three rods of land lying

within the parish of St Margaret’s Hills called “Bockle”, between

the king’s highway leading to the church of St Margaret at Hilles

up to South Darrent and looking east to the land of the aforesaid

William Custannce and south land of John Chyld and west in fields

called “Stapilfeld” and up to Horton, formerly given and enfeoffed

by Thomas Baker, late citizen and draper of London, fee farm rent

of four pounds and six shillings and eightpence to be paid at the

capital house of William Rotheley in Dartford four times a year,

witnesses: Thomas Hilles, John Chyld, Richard Bodeman and

others, manuscript in Latin, on vellum, 31 lines, indented at head,

slight soiling, folds, lacks seal, 225 x 260mm., Horton, Saturday,

9th March 1454. £200 - £300

*** a da rt f o r d m e r C h a n t w h o pa rt i C i pat e d in Ja C K Ca d e’S

r e b e l l i o n.

Rotheley was a merchant in Dartford dealing principally in the

import of fruit and timber. In 1436, in association with others he

gave a messuage and 17 acres of wood and land in Dartford to

Dartford Priory and in 1453, also in association with others was

licensed to found an almshouse in the parish of Holy Trinity,

Dartford. Rotheley’s will is extant and amongst other bequests to

the church and his family he founded the morrowmass in the parish

church and bequeathed £20 for the foundation of an obit in the

priory.

Cade’s Rebellion. In an article by R. Harris & A.S.G. Edwards in

the Huntington Library Quarterly, vol. 58, No. 1, 1995, there is a

reference to William Rotheley appearing in records c. 1430-67, in

a pardon for his participation in Cade’s rebellion.

Lot 64

64. Norfolk, Great Witchingham.- wy t C h y n g h a m. re n ta l r o l l

o f Jo h n wy t C h y n g h a m a r m i g e r, manuscript in Latin, on vellum,

2 membranes stitched together, folds, some creasing, some slight

soiling, c. 1160 x 210mm., 16th September 1497. £300 - £400

*** Great Witchingham, 11 miles north west of Norwich.

65. North (Roger, second Baron North, nobleman and

administrator, friend of Elizabeth I, 1531-1600) au t o g r a p h

le t t e r S i g n e d “r no rt h” to “th e rig h t worShippfull m y v e r i e

l o v i n g e f f r i e n d e mr nat h a n i e l he at o n ”, [address panel], 1p. with

conjugate blank and address panel, folio, Kirtling, 7th February,

n.y., [c. 1570], on the stewardship of his estates, “spratt: hath often

complained to me and chiefly at this my last being in London in

the ende of the tearme: good Mr Bacon: yt his peniworth of the

office: of stewardship was so hard seing Mr. chaunselor hadd geven

away sondrie manors wt their pffitts of courte:; yt he could not pay

the rent accostomed xxl... I have deputed you: and setteled you

wt all sutch auctorite... pay to my sonne Sr Henry North for those

offices... I have thought good by thes presents to notifie unto yt I

have made choice of this beror: Austen Rainowe: to use & ocupie

yt stewardshipp wh spratt hadd”, folds, browned. £300 - £400

*** Kirtling, 5 miles south of Newmarket. All that is left of the

house is Kirtling Tower, the ornate gatehouse to the manor.

66. Scotland.- Ker (Mark, later first earl of Lothian, perpetual

commendator of Newbattle Abbey, b. in or before 1559, d.

1609) Ch a rt e r, g r a n t b y ma r K Ke r to Ja m e S ad a m S o n o f

l a n d at Co w t h r o p p i l l in t h e l o r d S h i p o f pr e S t o n, D.s. “Marcus

Comendatarii de Newbotle” and 2 others, manuscript in Latin, on

vellum, folds, soiled but clear and legible, lacks seal, 365 x 700mm.,

8th August 1586. £100 - £150

*** “On 10 July 1606 Ker was created earl of Lothian. Concurrently

with the transformation of the Newbattle Abbey title and lands into

a secular lordship, the monastic buildings were gradually replaced

by a private dwelling, of which Sir John Scott of Scotstarvit wrote:

‘And the father and son did so metamorphose the buildings that it

cannot be known that ever it did belong to the church, by reason of

the fair new fabric and stately edifices built thereon... instead of the

old monks has succeeded the deer’. (J. Scott. The Staggering State

of Scottish Statesmen, 1754.). - Oxford DNB.


Lot 67

67. Pedigree.- [Brooke (Ralph, herald, as Rouge Croix

Pursuivant, later York Herald, c. 1553-1625)] ha l S w e l l fa m i ly

p e d i g r e e, hand-coloured coat of arms of the Halswell family and

17 hand-coloured shields of members of the family, manuscript on

vellum, names in rondels, fold, browned, slightly soiled and creased,

framed and glazed, 760 x 350mm., “P: Rouge Croix Marshall for

Clarencieulx Kinge of Armes 1591”, 1591. £1,000 - £1,500

*** Halswell family of Halswell, 4 miles south west of Bridgwater,

Somerset.

Produced by Brooke for Robert Cooke (d. 1593), Clarenceux King

of Arms 1567-93.

68. Cotton (Julyan, Lady, of Wymondley, Hertfordshire) le g a l

d o C u m e n t r e l at i n g to l a n d a n d p r o p e rt y, D.s. “Julyan Cotton”

and others, 1p. with conjugate blank, manuscript, paper seal, folds,

browned and stained, folio, Wymondley, Herts, 23rd June 1592.

£300 - £400

*** Document attesting that Julian Lady Cotton has appointed her

son-in-law Edward Cason as her deputy in the matter relating to

the loan of £40 to the Crown, delivered to Sir John Brockett on 5

March 1591. Julian Cotton held land in Wymondley, Hertfordshire

is mentioned in VCH Herts (III 480-87). Edward Cason, who was

of the Middle Temple, is named here as her son-in-law and appears

in the Abel Smith papers in the Hertfordshire Record Office in

1601-2. She may have been the widow of Sir Thomas Cotton of

Oxenheath, and the daughter of Edmond Cave of London, and was

later married to Edward Pulter of Great Wymondley.

Lot 69

69. Trinity College, Cambridge.- Nevile (Thomas, Master of

Trinity College, Cambridge & dean of Canterbury Cathedral, c.

1548-1615) gr a n t o f a n e x h i b i t i o n to wo l f g a n g may e r , D.s.,

“Thomas Nevile”, “Thomas Harrison” and 7 others, h a n d-C o l o u r e d

S h i e l d o f trinity Co l l e g e in left hand corner, manuscript in Latin,

on vellum, folds, slightly yellowed, lacks seal, 297 x 397mm., 14th

January 1600. £200 - £300

*** Thomas Harrison (1555-1630), fellow of Trinity College;

biblical scholar; one of the eight Cambridge translators of the

Authorized version of the bible.

70. Cranfield (Lady Elizabeth, first wife of Lionel Cranfield, later

Earl of Middlesex 1575-1645, d. 1617) au t o g r a p h le t t e r S i g n e d

“e Cr a n f i e l d” to h e r m a i d “af f r i C K” at t h e i r lo n d o n h o u S e in

wo o d St r e e t, 2pp. with address panels, n.d., c. 1613, sending a

black box with half a sheep inside it and return it with the “tearse

of clarett wine” and a “barrel of oyle”, and the box of glasses in

the hall with the tub of anchovies and with a reply by “J Walker”

?steward, torn with some loss, folds, stained and with tears.

£150 - £200

*** Before he joined government service Cranfield was a city

merchant and a Merchant Adventurer travelling extensively abroad.

It is quite likely that “Affrick” may have been a black serving girl.

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Lot 71

71. Scotland.- Menteith & Stratherne (William Graham, seventh

Earl of, and first Earl of Aith, politician, Lord Justice General of

Scotland & President of the Council, 1591-1661) diS C h a r g e b y

wi l l i a m ea r l o f Str at h e r n e a n d mo n t e t h e in fav o u r o f th o m a S

gr a h a m h i S S e rv i t o r of that part of a contract made between the

said Earl with consent of Dame Agnes Gray of Stratherne his spouse

and the said Thomas Graham dated 27th November 1624 whereby

they appointed the said Thomas their factor and chamberlain for

uplifting their whole rents duties and teinds from their lands in their

parishes of Aberfoyle and Port for the space of ten years thereafter ,

allowing him 3400 merks for his intromissions therewith, for which

cause the said Thomas was obliged to pay to their creditors the sum

of 20,000 merks and produce to the Earl sufficient discharges from

the said creditors ; and now the said Thomas has made payment

of the said sum and reported to the Earl sufficient discharges

from them, D.s. “Menteith”, “Stratherne”, “Agnis Stratherne” and

others, manuscript, in three pieces, torn and stained with some loss,

framed and glazed, first part c. 350 x 315mm., second part c. 310 x

204mm., third part c. 205 x 310mm., Inchrie, 12th May 1632.

£350 - £450

*** Provenance: Docketed at tail on mount: “From the Rednock

papers.”

72. Civil War Maritime.- Committee f o r ta K i n g o u t y e So v e r ay n e S

o r d n a n C e & y e r e S t o f y e ShipS at Chat h a m a n d to S e n d a g u a r d

to h e r, [docket title], letter signed, 1p. with conjugate blank, 8vo,

22nd July 1643, tears along folds, part of conjugate blank repaired;

and 4 others, including a receipt signed by Sir William Russell in

1634 of £750 payable to Philip earl of Pemboke and Montgomery,

“Impositions upon Silke” payable as an annuity, and a letter from

Joseph Hale to “Couzen...at Hampton Court I came down last week

to see friends here & they will not let mee goe to London” and asking

him to send his reply “I pray direct your letter to mee at Mr. Wises

at Hampton Court the waterman that that brings this letter to you his

name is Phitkinton at Queenhithe”, and a Chancery document with

broken remains of wax seal, v.s., v.d. (5). £300 - £400

*** The Sovereign was built by order of Charles I and commissioned

in 1634. It was the largest ship in the navy and was fitted with the

most amount of guns ever seen in an English ship, rapidly reduced

to increase manoeuvreability. During the Civil War Sovereign was

taken over by parliament and was used by Admiral Robert Blake. It

was renamed at the Restoration Royal Sovereign and it fought in the

subsequent naval engagements against the Dutch during the reign

of Charles II until laid up in Chatham at the end of the century. The

Royal Sovereign was burnt to the waterline in Chatham harbour in

1697.

Lot 73

73. Musgrave (Sir Philip, second Baronet, royalist army officer

and local politician, 1607-78) au t o g r a p h le t t e r S i g n e d “pm”

to “to y e go v e r n o u r o f Ca r l i e l l”, 1p. with conjugate blank

and docket, sm. 4to, Edenhall, 14th September 1643, concerning

the raising of soldiers in Cumberland and Westmorland, “I have

appointed Sir William Dalston and Sir Edward Musgrave to find

each of them an hundred out of their own regiments and under

command of their own officers a third hundred we are... to raise... I

desire ye to dismiss ye other 300...”, folds. £1,000 - £1,500

*** A fine letter written at the start of the Civil War by one of

Charles I’s strongest supporters in the north west of England.

74. Devon, Plymouth.- Alsop (Timothy, Major, MP) pe t i t i o n in

Support o f ma ry wh i t e, “w i d d o w” o f al e x. wh i t e, D.s. “Timothy

Alsop”, manuscript, folds, browned, slightly soiled and creased to

edges, sm. folio, Plymouth, 26th July 1649; and 7 other documents,

v.s., v.d. (8). £100 - £150

75. Commonwealth Navy.- Blake (Robert, naval and army

officer, bap. 1598, d. 1657) & Edward Popham, naval and army

officer, c. 1610 -51. Jo i n t le t t e r S i g n e d “ed w: po p h a m” a n d “ed w:

po p h a m” to Ca p ta i n wi l l i a m ha d d o C K, 2pp., folio, papered seal

at head, Whitehall, 14th March 1650/51, commanding the ship

America, authorising and desiring him to “Seize & arrest, Surprize

and destroye” all ships and vessels belonging to the kings of France

and Portugal or their subjects together with their goods and the

ships of the kingdom of Scotland “who are in actual hostillity

against the Parliamt and Common-wealth of England”, and to send

them either either to the Collector of Prize Goods or the Court of

Admiralty, folds, foxed and browned. £350 - £450

*** Blake and Popham were joint admirals and generals at sea in the

Commonwealth army and navy. The America was an armed merchant

ship that was part of the fleet put together by Blake and Popham.


76. Wales.- gr a n t to ro b e rt wy n n e a u t h o r i t y a S h e i r o f h i S

u n C l e wi l l i a m wy n n e o f “ne w q u i S in t h e Co u n t y o f fl i n t” w h o

d i e d w i t h o u t a w i l l, D.s. “R Sankey”, “Mark Cottle” & “Geo:

Potts”, manuscript on vellum, 1p., folds, slightly creased, remains

of red wax seal, 116 x 175mm., 17th March 1654. £80 - £120

77. City of London.- th o m a S Ch u b b e C i t i z e n o f lo n d o n r e l e a S e f o r

460l, in f u l l o f a l l de m a n d S to mr: pe t e r pr i n C e ta l l o w C h a n d l e r,

D.s. “Thomas Chubbe” & “Willm Brewer”, manuscript, 1p. with

conjugate blank, black wax seal, folds, browned, folio, 17th April

1655; and a small quantity of others, engraved red wax seals, v.s.,

v.d. (qty). £100 - £150

78. Berkshire, Newbury.- th e boro u g h o f newb e ry in t h e

Co u n t y o f ba r K S. th e re n ta l l o f t h e re n t S t h e r paya b e l f o r... o n e

w h o l e y e a r S r e n t..., manuscript on vellum, 3pp. on 2 membranes,

stitched at head, soiled, browned and creased, some stains, a few

small holes, c. 720 x 140mm., 1657. £200 - £300

*** Mentions: “Buchers...”; “Shoppes about the gall[ery]...

Widdow Brooke 3s”; “Shoppes on the bridge” etc.

79. Devon.- in d e n t u r e a g r e e m e n t b e t w e e n ri C h a r d ho y S e o f

to t n e S a n d th o m a S tr i S t in t h e S a m e C o u n t y, bargain and sale to

Trist of that plot of land called “Newe Close” near ?Totnes, D.s.

“Thomas Trist”, “Ja: Hoyse” and others, manuscript, 1p., indented

at head, remains of red wax seal, folds, 4 small holes, browned,

edges slightly chipped, c. 380 x 293mm., 25th March 1662.

£80 - £120

Lot 80

80. Chicheley (Sir Thomas, politician and administrator, Master-

General of the Ordnance to Charles II, 1614-99) 18 wa r r a n t S

S i g n e d b y Ch i C h e l e y r e l at i n g to e x p e n d i t u r e o n o r d n a n C e a n d

o t h e r m i l i ta ry e x p e n d i t u r e, S o m e o n b e h a l f o f Ch a r l e S ii a n d

Ja m e S du K e o f yo r K a S lo r d hi g h ad m i r a l , Ds.s. “Thomas

Chicheley” and others, manuscripts, 18pp. with conjugate blanks

and docket titles, folds, some creased and browned, bookplate

of Richard Taylor Pritchett, tipped into a 19th century moroccobacked

album, rubbed, folio but different sizes, most directed

“From my house in Great Queens Street” [London], 1665-78, all

but three dated 1672. £2,000 - £2,500

*** gu n S, C a n n o n S a n d g u n p o w d e r f o r t h e a r m y a n d n av y f o r t h e

th i r d du t C h wa r.

Warrants include, for a stable yard at Eton used by Prince Rupert;

supply of two 24 pounders; increase in the number of hand

grenades; Ch a r l e S ii i S S u i n g i n S t r u C t i o n S f o r e r e C t i n g a f o rt r e S S

n e a r Ki n S a l e in Co u n t y Co r K, ir e l a n d; ordering culverins and

small guns; for labourers at the Tower of London etc.

Ch a r l e S fo rt at Ki n S a l e, a star-shaped fort with five bastions, is one

of two forts dominating Kinsale harbour (the other, appropriately

enough, is James Fort). It is said to have been designed by the

engineer Sir William Robinson (d. 1712), but this warrant makes it

clear that the prime responsibility must have lain with his deputy,

de Storff. The above warrant commissions de Storff to “goe to

Kinsale... to designe ye said Fort...”. The fort became one of the

largest military installations in the country, and has been associated

with some of the most momentous events in Irish history including

the Williamite War of 1689-91 and the Irish Civil War 1922-23.

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81. Dugdale (Sir William, antiquary and herald, 1605-86)

Ce rt i f i C at e S i g n e d b y du g d a l e a S no r r o y Ki n g o f ar m S , appointing

two deputies in York to receive pedigrees in support of claims for the

right to display arms, large engraved initial letter “T” and first line

printed, the rest in manuscript, on vellum, decorated margins ruled

in red, several holes, some slightly affecting text, some surface wear

and soiling, lacks seal, edges chipped, c. 324 x 435mm., 30th April

1668 b o u n d in a C o p y o f du g d a l e’S an t i q u i t i e S o f wa rw i C K S h i r e,

2 vol., title ruled in red, plates and maps, e x t r a-i l l u S t r at e d b y

t h e i n S e rt i o n o f C. 300 p r i n t S (m a n y p o rt r a i t S), wat e r C o l o u r S, a n d

a f e w d o C u m e n t S (1 r e l at i n g to buC K l e y, 1492), title laid down,

slightly creased, slightly browned throughout, some maps with

repairs, modern bookplates, new endpapers, modern morocco,

leather labels on spines, folio, Coventry, John Jones, 1765.

£2,000 - £3,000

*** Dugdale was extremely energetic as Norroy and made

visitations personally of all ten counties in his province.

82. Royalist sea commander.- Spragge (Sir Edward, naval

commander, c. 1629-73) le t t e r S i g n e d “eSp r a g g e” to “t h e

pr i n C i pa l l of f i C e r S a n d Co m m i S S i o n e r S o f h i S mat S : nav y ”, 1p.

and conjugate blank and address panel, [Mediterranean], “recd

July 20th 70”, regarding a leaking ship, “The Wellcome proving so

leaky that she is not able or fit to keep the sea, and I am forthwith to

send her home; I am obliged to accquaint you: that Captain [John]

Shelley who commandeth her, hath been as carefull, and dilligent

in all his business with me... at my last cleaning my ships at Lisbon

where I appointed him to officiate as Master of Attendance I

must assure you has saved the King a great deal of money, by his

industry and care, so yet I shall have an infinite want of him and

I would heartily wish his company again, for in my judgement he

is the fittest man I know for such employment, and a very pretty

ingenious person”, folds, browned; and c. 30 others, letters from

various naval personnel, including: Admiral John Jervis (later Earl

St. Vincent), Molesworth G. Jackson,Captain John Bull, Samuel

Plimsoll etc., v.s., v.d., (c. 30). £200 - £300

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Lot 81

*** “Spragge commanded the Revenge in 1668, later serving as

ambassador to the Spanish Netherlands from 27 November 1668 to

29 January 1669. In April 1669 he rejoined the Revenge, bound for

the Mediterranean, where he served as vice-admiral to Sir Thomas

Allin in the fleet fighting the Algerine corsairs. When Allin went

home Spragge became admiral in his place (24 September 1670).

His greatest success in this command was his spectacular victory

over the Algerine fleet at Bugia Bay on 8 May 1671.” - Oxford

DNB.

83. Tully (Thomas, College Head and religious controversialist,

1620-76) en C h i r i d i o n pr a e C i p u o r u m th e o l o g i C e Ca p i t u m...

au C t. t. tu l l i o [& o t h e r r e l i g i o u S n o t e S], manuscript in Latin

and English, in several hands, 137pp. excluding blanks, slightly

browned, later endpapers, pencil signature of Edith V. Dent on

front pastedown, original vellum, yellowed and rubbed, rebacked

in later reversed calf, folio, [seventeenth century]. £150 - £200

84. Newspapers.- th e lo n d o n ga z e t t e, no. 1331, Thomas

Newcomb, 1678 § The Flying Post: or, the Post-Master, no. 751, A.

Snowden, 1700, double column, a few small tears to edges, folds,

slightly browned, sm. folio (2). £75 - £100


Lot 85

85. Broadside.- a tr u e liSt o f t h e na m e S o f t h o S e pe r S o n S

a p p o i n t e d b y t h e ru m p pa r l i a m e n t to Sit a S a Co u n C i l o f St at e . Sir

Arthur Haslerig... Mr. Thomas Challoner... Sir Anthony... Ashley

Cooper... General Monk... Lord Fairfax..., printed broadside,

corners partially cut away, slightly browned, tipped in to a modern

album, [Wing T2733A], folio, [1680]. £200 - £300

*** “You are desired seriously to consider whether any person

above-named ought to have any share in the Government of either

Church or State that took that Horrid Oath of Abjuration.”

86. Suckling (Sir John, Secretary of State, father of Sir John

Suckling, poet, bap. 1569, d. 1641?) in d e n t u r e a g r e e m e n t

b e t w e e n tho m a S mar S h a l l o f miC h e l h a m (SuSSex) a n d edm u n d

le g g r e l at i n g to t h e S a l e o f p r o p e rt y in hol b o r n, D.s. “Tho.

Marshall” and witnessed “Jo. Suckling”, manuscript on vellum,

20 lines, elaborate initial “T”, lacks seal, 235 x 500mm., 1615;

ex C e r p t f r o m p l e a r o l l, Francis Pemberton, justice of the bench,

John Holliday, Taylor, attached to the suit of Thomas Dew, about a

certain cottage at Wigginton, which Elizabeth Bishop widow had,

manuscript in Latin, on vellum, 20 lines, folds, browned, 180 x

256mm., [1683], folds, browned v.s., v.d. (2). £75 - £100

Lot 87

87. Charles II King of England, Scotland & Ireland, 1630-85)

au t o g r a p h le t t e r S i g n e d to Sir he n ry Si d n e y, 1p., 8vo, Whitehall,

10th January 1684 [1685], “Harry Sidney, I would have you assure

Temple that I am very kinde to him, and if he can compasse the

match he designes at Paris, I will use my best offices with the king

of france to make it in all points as easy to him as I can Charles R”,

with contemporary ink docket: “King Charles’s letter to Mr Savil at

Paris”, red wax seal, folds, repaired, slightly browned; and another

contemporary manuscript item, loosely inserted in a folder to be

sold at auction on behalf of The Duke of Gloucester’s Red Cross

and St. John Fund, 17 Oct 1944. £800 - £1,200

*** wr i t t e n l e S S t h a n a m o n t h b e f o r e h e d i e d: t h i S m u S t b e o n e o f

Ch a r l e S ii’S l a S t w h o l ly a u t o g r a p h l e t t e r S.

This letter is rather characteristic of Charles II’s personality. Written

in an open and friendly manner, its purpose is veiled and its meaning

unclear. Sidney had strong links with the Temple family, he courted

Anne Temple as a youth, and it is possible that he is using Sidney as

a messenger between himself and Sir William Temple. Ostensibly

in retirement, Temple, a long standing politician and diplomat had

been removed from the privy council and as ambassador to Spain

in 1681 and this letter may perhaps be an assurance from the king

of future favour if the clandestime nature of the “designes in Paris”

are successful. Mr Savil is Henry Savile, a friend of Sidney.

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Lot 88

88. Morgan (Henry, privateer and colonial governor, c. 1635-

88).- Molesworth (Sir Hender, Lieutenant-Governor of Jamaica,

c. 1638-89) au t o g r a p h le t t e r S i g n e d to wi l l i a m bl at h way t,

2pp. with conjugate blank, folio, Jamaica, 3rd January 1687[8],

beginning with an account of the taxes that Molesworth has

collected for delivery to the authorities, even though he has heard

that he is under suspicion from the government in England: one

Mr Constable who is now “at ye wreck... hath threatened me very

severely for Limitting ye Ks. dues to a Tenth”, and the political

situation on the island, obviously changed in its fundamentals by

the arrival of a hard-drinking, fortune-seeking and highly malleable

new Governor, the duke of Albermarle. Sir he n ry mo r g a n iS

m e n t i o n e d S e v e r a l t i m e S in t h i S l e t t e r. It seems that a council

meeting had been held by Albermarle the previous night, and one

of the topics had been “to have ye Cause inquired into, for wch Sir

Harry Morgan &c. was secluded from all offices & my Lord Duke

having declar’d, that he was to make all ffriends’s, he was then

told, that to re-examine ye matter, as to all Circumstances, would

beget new feu’ds”, but on this occasion Morgan was listened to and

rehabilitated, “It was further added that it [was] now more than

4 yeares past... Wherefore ye Councell advis’d, that, rather than

renew old Quarrells, his Grace would be pleased to recomend Sir

H[ar]ry as favourably as he thought fit, there being none yt would

oppose it”, stained, folds, browned. £1,000 - £1,500

*** Sir Hender Molesworth was acting Governor of Jamaica in 1684-8

and again in 1688-89. His replacement in the interim was occasioned

by the presence on the island of the ineffectual Christopher Monck,

second duke of Albermarle who came out to the island in December

1687, shortly before this letter was written. Albermarle’s purpose

was to make his fortune by recovering the treasure from a sunken

Spanish galleon; but he was soon embroiled in disputes occasioned

by the activities of the privateers who lived on and used the island.

Most notorious amongst these was Sir Henry Morgan who had by

this stage of his life gained some element of respectability - he had

even acted as Governor himself, on several occasions.

89. James II (King of England, Scotland and Ireland, in exile,

1633-1701) in v i tat i o n to a pr i v y Co u n C e l l o r to b e p r e S e n t at t h e

b i rt h o f h i S d a u g h t e r lo u i S a ma r i a te r e S a St u a rt, manuscript,

1p. with conjugate blank, folds, browned, folio, Saint-Germaineen-Laye,

28th April 1692. £200 - £300

*** Produced while in exile at the Court of Saint-Germaineen-Laye,

announcing the imminent birth of his youngest child,

Louisa Maria Stuart (1692-1712). On verso of the blank leaf is an

inscription in another hand: “This is to be burnt.”

90. Naval.- a liSt o f en g l i S h, du t C h a n d fr e n C h Sh i p S, [docket

title], 2pp. with conjugate blank, folds, edges chipped and creased,

slightly browned, 1693; An Acct of Ships fitted out for the

Channill..., [docket title], 1703/4; A List of his Majtys of Sweden’s

Shipps, that are fitted out & now ready to sail, inscribed “Coppy

as given to me Ph Gurnrith”, 1p. with conjugate blank, n.d. [c.

1715], manuscripts; and 7 other pieces including a signed order

by William Parker at Barbados, the Leeward Islands and the seas

adjacant and a copy of a treaty between Great Britain and Holland

against France, 1703, v.s., v.d. (10 pieces). £150 - £200

Lot 91

91. Lancashire.- Turner (Thomas, mathematician, ?Croston, ?of

Lancashire) [mat h e m at i C a l q u e S t i o n S, d i m e n S i o n S o f n e w b u i l d i n g

w o r K o n h i S h o u S e a n d w e at h e r g u a g e S], a u t o g r a p h m a n u S C r i p t,

44pp. excluding blanks, last f. of text and insert loose, original

wrappers, stitched, lower wrapper torn and loose, sm. 8vo, 1701-

11. £400 - £600

*** Includes: “Questions of Measuring”; “Glaziers and Smith

Worke done at ye House of Thomas Turner By Will: Nelson and

Ralph Law at 4Ωd p foot New Work and 2Ω d. p. foot ould Glass

New Leaded, in July 1709”; “Questions of the extraction of the

Square Root”; “The Preceding Figure is a Scale for a Weather

Roape of 4.55 Foot in Length betwixt ye Nails or Hookes unto

which it is to be fastned; ye Length of this Scale being 2.2 Inches

betwixt Wett and very Fair. ye Dimensions of ye preceding Scale

and its correspondent Weather Roape was taken from one of Ralph

Boltons of Croston [Lancashire] by his consent, which was erected

by Mr Watterson Arithmetician.”

92. Cornwall.- pe t i t i o n b y he n ry Jo n e S eSq. to t h e C r o w n to

a u t h o r i S e a S u rv e y to b e m a d e o f wh i t S a n d bay , a n d po r-d e-n a C

po i n t n e a r la n d S en d a n d a n eS t i m at e o f t h e C h a r g e o f m a K i n g

a n ha r b o u r a n d li g h t h o u S e t h e r e, manuscript petition, 1p., folds,

browned and spotted, folio, [c. 1703/4]; and another, a half year

account for a Fellowship at Emmanuel College, 1789, v,s., (2).

£100 - £150


Lot 93

93. HM Customs on Lindisfarne (Holy Island).- Owen (Sam),

Ben Overton & others, Customs House London. le t t e r S i g n e d

to mr. no r m a n, ?Cu S t o m S ho u S e in be r w iC K , 1p., folio, London,

10th June 1703, “It has been advised to us by Mr Godolphin one of

our number that vessells sometimes discharge coastways at Holy

Island whereof no Accout is transmitted to his Office... and that

being a Creek belonging to your Port Wee direct that you informe us

what Deputys the Patent Officers have residing there competently

qualified to Certifie Returnes and that you communicate to our

Officer at that Place the forme of your Accot. of Shipps..., folds,

foxed and browned, remarginned, hole repaired. £200 - £300

94. Walpole (Robert, first Earl of Orford, prime minister,

1676-1745) me m o r a n d u m S i g n e d to t h e lo r d S o f t h e tr e a S u ry

r e q u e S t i n g pay m e n t o f t w o S u m S t o ta l l i n g £10,165 15S 0d,

described as ‘Demands for the Use of His Majesty’s Forces’ in

respect of guards and garrisons, and out-pensioners of Chelsea

Hospital, D.s. “Walpole”, manuscript, 1p. with conjugate blank,

folds, browned, folio, Pay Office, Horse Guards, 18th January

1721. £100 - £150

Lot 95

95. Protestant Broadside.- a de C l a r at i o n f o r wa r r, printed

broadside, woodcut royal coat of arms at head, right hand corner

torn away, folds, [ESTC lists the BL copy only], mount, 380 x

280mm., J. Basset [false imprint], [?1725]. £200 - £300

*** “An appeal for protestantism (addressed to King George I) and

against schismatic sects.

Lot 96

96. Recipe Book.- th e bo o K o f re C e i p t S, an n o do m i n i 1726,

manuscript in several different hands, 54 pp. in two sections, both

with contents list, and further recipes on 42 slips and 3 pp.folio,

3 pp. decorated with fleurons, potted flowers, or small birds,

contemporary stiff marbled wrappers, worn, in fitted case with

related correspondence from Deval and Muir, 4to, 1726-[c.1775].

£1,000 - £1,500

*** According to Deval and Muir the book came from a member

of the Walpole family. It comprises over 150 recipes, including a

“quaking pudding” (which with additions becomes a “hedg hog

pudding”); “a great Cake”, the ingredients including a stone of

flower, 5 pounds of butter, 3Ω pounds of sugar, a pint of sack, half

a pint of brandy, 2Ω pints of ale yeast, and 20 eggs; “a frigecy of

chickins & rabbits”; “Alemode Beef”; “Lemmon Brandy”; and “a

Pottater Puding”. Three of the recipes are Lady H. Berney’s, others

were by Mrs. Wace and Mrs.Hamnallé. Some were apparently sent

to a Mrs. Deb. Gibson, and one is on the back of a receipt with

engraved pictorial heading for Woods & Compy., Mercers, at the

Hen and Chickens in Chandos Street, Covent Garden.

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Lot 97

97. Whitefield (Rev. George, Calvanistic Methodist leader, 1714-

70) Ce rt i f i C at e o f or d i n at i o n o f ge o r g e wh i t e f i e l d a S de a C o n

b y ma rt i n be n S o n, bi S h o p o f gl o u C e S t e r, D.s. “M. Glocester”,

manuscript on vellum, folds, slightly soiled and yellowed, lacks

seal, 207 x 252mm., 20th June 1736. £400 - £600

*** wh i t e f i e l d’S o r d i n at i o n a S de a C o n.

“Be it known unto all men by these presents that We Martin... Bishop

of Gloucester... in the Cathedral Church of Glocester... admitt into

the Holy Order of Deacon George Whitfield of Pembroke College

Oxon... .”

98. Whitefield (Rev. George, Calvanistic Methodist leader,

1714-70).- gr a n t to wh i t e f i e l d “mi n i S t e r o f t h e go S p e l l” a S a n

ho n o r a ry bu r g e S S o f t h e to w n o f St e r l i n g, D.s. “Ja: Nicole”,

manuscript on vellum, folds, soiled, small remains of wax seal, 213

x 295mm., 19th August 1741. £300 - £400

*** wh i t e f i e l d in SC o t l a n d.

“... Whitefield... made his first tour in Scotland, from July to October

1741, the first of fourteen visits. Ralph and Ebenezer Erskine,

leaders of the breakaway Associate Presbytery, had constantly urged

him to come, but upon arrival he discovered that this sect claimed

a Christian monopoly and insisted he preach only in their churches.

When he refused, they fell upon him mercilessly, branding him a

sorcerer, ‘a poor, vain-glorious, self-seeking, puffed-up creature’,

‘a limb of AntiChrist: a boar, and a wild beast’ (Tyerman, 2.11).

While in Scotland he took collections to help pay Bethesda debts.

That, and the hysteria of many of his open-air preachings, induced

the publication in Edinburgh and Glasgow of seven bitter attacks.”

- Oxford DNB.

Lot 99

99. Blundell (Henry, art collector, as a student at Douai school,

of Ince Blundell, Lancashire, 1724-1810) [ph y S i C a], ?a u t o g r a p h

m a n u S C r i p t, in Latin, c. 600pp., 7 pen and ink portraits copied from

printed works and numerous diagrams in the text, folding printed

broadside: “Philosophia Naturalis” bound in at end, browned,

contemporary sprinkled calf, gilt, rubbed, morocco label on spine,

8vo, 1744. £300 - £500

Lot 100

100. 1745 Rebellion.- Cumberland (William Augustus, Prince,

Duke of, soldier, 1721-65) or d e r to li e u t. ar C h i b a l d Ca m p b e l l

“to a C t a S Ju d g e ad v o C at e, at a Co u rt ma rt i a l... h o l d e n... b y

Co l o n e l ea r l o f an C r a m f o r t ry i n g pr i S o n e r S in t h e ar m y ...”,

D.s. “William” & countersigned “Everard Fletcher”, manuscript,

1p. with remains of conjugate blank, 190 x 170mm., folds, repair

along fold, slightly browned, tipped-in to a copy Campbell-

Maclachlan’s “William Augustus Duke of Cumberland”, bookplate

of Fort Augustus Abbey, contemporary red morocco, gilt, g.e.,

1876, 8vo. £200 - £300

Sir Everard Fletcher (1694-1758), secretary to the Duke of

Cumberland.

101. America, Havana etc.- ap p o i n t m e n t S r e l at i n g to philip

SK e n e a n d h i S S o n an d r e w philip SK e n e, appointments to Andrew

Philip Skene including: Town Major of Havana, 14 August 1762;

Ensign in 27th Regiment of Foot, 7th August 1762; Captain in the

5th Royal Irish Regiment of Dragoons, 1 July 1788; Captain in the

10th Regiment of Foot, 29 March 1768; ap p o i n t m e n t o f an d r e w

philip SK e n e a S Ca p ta i n o f t h e 60t h o r ro ya l am e r i C a n re g i m e n t

o f foo t, 27 September 1787; ap p o i n t m e n t b y Jef f e ry am h e r S t ,

Co m m a n d e r in Ch i e f o f a l l hiS ma J e S t y’S f o r C e S in no rt h am e r i C a

o f philip SKe n e to maJ o r o f bri g a d e, 27 July 1759; together 7

Ds.s., including “GR” and others, 3 manuscripts on vellum and

4 printed on vellum with manuscript insertions, folds, yellowed,

some soiling, v.s., 1757-88. £300 - £400


Lot 102

102. Royal Hospital Chelsea.- George III (King of Great Britain

and Ireland, 1738-1820) wa r r a n t to he n ry lo r d ho l l a n d,

pay m a S t e r ge n e r a l r e g a r d i n g d e d u C t i o n S in t h e a r m y ’S pay to

Support t h e ro ya l ho S p i ta l at Ch e l S e a, D.s., “George”, “North”

[Lord North], “Tho. Orby Staples” & “James Harris”, folds,

browned, framed and glazed, folio, St. James, 30th December

1763. £300 - £400

103. Fishing in the Tweed.- Co p y a g r e e m e n t b e t w e e n el i z a b e t h

mo o r e, Ja m e S pat t i S o n o f wa r K w o rt h to wi l l i a m wa i t e o f t h e

bo r o u g h o f be r w iC K u p o n tw e e d r e l at i n g to a l e a S e o f f i S h i n g

u p o n t h e tw e e d, 4pp., tears starting along folds, folio, 8th October

1767; and a large quantity of others, mostly copy leases relating to

Durham, but also a smaller quantity of papers relating to the Rev.

Orde of Goose Hill Hall, Castleton, Sheffield etc., v.s., v.d. (lge

qty). £100 - £150

Lot 104

104. Cadogan (Charles Sloane Cadogan, first Earl of Cadogan,

politician, Master of the Mint 1769-84, 1728-1807).- britiSh

mu S e u m. ap p o i n t m e n t o f Cad o g a n a S a tru S t e e o f t h e britiSh

mu S e u m, D.s. “Hans Stanley”, manuscript, 1p. with conjugate blank,

folds, docket title, 15th March 1779; ap p o i n t m e n t o f Cad o g a n

a S depu t y lieu t e n a n t f o r oxfo r d S h i r e, D.s. “Marlborough”,

second duke of Marlborough, printed document with manuscript

insertions, remains of red wax seal, creased and browned, 210 x

280mm., 13th October 1763; and c. 20 others, letters to Cadogan,

v.s., v.d. (c. 20). £200 - £300

Lot 105

105. Gordon Riots.- Gordon (Lord George, political and

religious agitator and instigator of the Gordon riots, 1751-93)

to t h e ho n. lo r d ge o r g e go r d o n, pr e S i d e n t o f t h e pr o t e S ta n t

aS S o C i at i o n. The Honourable Address of the Committee of the

Protestant Association, printed broadside, double column, small

tear in margin, folds, browned, [ESTC lists the National Archives

copy only], folio, 17th February 1781. £200 - £300

*** Signed Joshua Bangs and with Gordon’s reply of the same day.

Lot 106

106. Album, vol. II only, various original, classical landscapes

and figure studies, other of architectural and topographical interest

(including Stonehenge), watercolours and pen and ink drawings,

manuscript verse, newspaper cuttings etc., some captioned,

mounted on album ff., 146pp., some ff. with hole not affecting

content, creased, some foxing and browning, bookplate of Admiral

Duff dated 1858 on front pastedown, original half calf, marked 2

on spine, 4to, 1785-1830. £300 - £400

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107. Sophia (Princess, daughter of George III, 1777-1848)

au t o g r a p h le t t e r S i g n e d “So p h i e” to h e r fat h e r, ge o r g e iii, 2pp.

with conjugate blank, in French, 4to, n.p., n.d., saying that it is long

since she saw him and sending her respects to “chere Maman”,

folds, slightly browned; and another, an A.L.s. from Edward, Duke

of Kent to Lord Liverpool, 4to & 8vo (2). £100 - £150

*** “Princess Sophia, denied the opportunity to marry, became

greatly attached to... [an]... equerry, Major-General Thomas Garth

(1744-1828). He was aged fifty-six, and his face was disfigured by

a large purple birthmark, leading him to be called unkindly ‘the

purple light of love’ (Correspondence of George, Prince of Wales,

3.465) by her sister Mary. It is possible that they went through some

form of marriage, but they never lived together openly; a child was

born to Sophia late in the summer of 1800.” - Oxford DNB.

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Lot 108

108. Broadside Ballad.- th e lo n d o n ‘pr e n t i C e, an ex C e l l e n t

a n d fav o u r i t e ne w So n g a m o n g t h e la d i e S a n d ge n t l e m e n in

to w n broadside, 360 x 240mm, woodcut vignette at head, browned

and stained, frayed at edges, a few short tears, repaired verso, no

place or printer, [c.1790]. £150 - £200

*** A seemingly unrecorded variant of the popular English song

The London Apprentice.

109. Arkwright (Richard, cotton manufacturer, son of Sir

Richard Arkwright, inventor of the cotton spinning machine,

1755-1843) au t o g r a p h le t t e r S i g n e d to meSSrS th a C K e r ay

& ll o y d, wi n e me r C h a n t S, St. Ja m e S ’ St r e e t, lo n d o n, 1p.

with conjugate blank and address panel, sm. 4to, Cromford,

25th November 1793, regarding a pipe of port, folds, browned.

£80 - £120

110. Wiltshire.- Watts family (of Wroughton) & Adams family,

of West Overton. Co l l e C t i o n o f i n d e n t u r e S a n d b a n K b o o K S o f

t h e wat t S, ad a m S a n d o t h e r fa m i l i e S, documents and deeds,

manuscripts, some on vellum, some with tears, folds, creased, v.s.,

v.d, 1796 - 1860s (c. 25). £100 - £150

*** Mentions the Winchester Chapter Estates.

Lot 111

111. Broadside.- Watson (Richard) th e bi S h o p o f ll a n d a f f’S

th o u g h t S o n t h e fr e n C h in va S i o n, or i g i n a l ly ad d r e S S e d to

t h e Cl e r g y o f h i S di o C e S e, broadside, 390 x 261mm, light folds,

a few spots small crease to lower left-hand corner, Printed for

James Asperne, (Successor to Mr.Sewell) at the Bible, Crown and

Constitution, No.32, Cornhill, by S. Rousseau, Wood Street, Spa

Fields, [1798]. £250 - £350

*** Rare. Not in the British Library or National Library of Wales.

ESTC records only 3 copies (Union Theological Seminary, NYC

(2) and Naval Academy Nimitz, Annapolis, MA). Watson was

Bishop of Llandaff from 1782-1816 and was a contributor to the

British debate over the French Revolution ( The Revolutionary

Controversy). In his An Apology for the Bible of 1796 he railed

against the irreligion excited by Thomas Paine’s The Age of Reason

and in his An Address to the People of Great Britain he argued that

national taxes should be raised to fund the war against France. The

present work contains these themes and paints a rather gruesome

picture of a Great Britain post successful invasion by the French.

112. HMS Bellerophon.- St. Vincent (John Jervis, earl of, naval

officer, 1735-1823) or d e r a p p o i n t i n g ro b e rt Cat h C a rt a C t i n g

li e u t e n a n t to t h e be l l e r o p h o n, D.s. “St Vincent”, “Benjamin

Tucker”, printed form with manuscript insertions, 1p., marked

“Copy”, St. Vincent signature partly across torn fold, folds, small

tears, folio, on board Le Souverain Gibraltar, 6th March 1799.

£150 - £200

*** Benjamin Tucker (1762-1829), admiralty official.

113. Conveyances.- [vo l u m e o n C o n v e ya n C i n g], manuscript, c.

430pp. & 9pp. index in another hand loosely inserted, mostly in 1

hand, ruled in red, some ff. loose or working loose at beginning,

slightly foxed and browned, contemporary half calf, worn, joints

splitting, upper cover detached, sm. 4to, cases dated 1746-1806

[but later]. £200 - £300


114. Bonomi (Joseph, architect, 1739-1808).- Rayment

(Benedict, Father, professor at Douay, later Benedictine monk

at Ampleforth, edited Haydock’s “The Divine Office for the

Use of the Laity,” 1806, 1764-1842) au t o g r a p h le t t e r S i g n e d

to JoSeph bo n o m i, 4pp. with address panel, sm. 4to, “Lartington

near Barnard Castle Yorkshire”, 23rd June 1802, thanking him for

forwarding a letter from Marchetti, “I have very frequently heard

of you Dr. Sir from our common friend, my near neighbour Mr.

Coghlan of Cliff, & I am happy to cultivate so valuable

an acquaintance. Mr. Maire my Patron wishes much to make

acquaintance with you, & should you ever be able to in your northern

excursion to take Lartington in your line, you would add a great

favour to us both, & gratify your exquisite taste for architecture

with a sight of y most beautiful, correct & chaste Gothic... Chapel

in England not excepting my friend’s at Winton”, and reporting on

Marchetti’s description of himself as “an emigrant French Priest

residing in London”, tears where opened, folds, slightly browned;

and 8 other pieces including 2 small watercolours, v.s., v.d. (9).

£200 - £250

*** Giulio Marchetti, one of Garibaldi’s redshirts, moved to

Halifax and became manager and then chairman of Crossley’s

carpet works.

115. Pitt (William, politician, prime minister, 1759-1806) le t t e r

S i g n e d to t h e re v. mi C h e l l, bu C K l a n d, bu n t i n g f o r d, he rt S., 2pp.,

sm. 4to, York Place, 10th May 1804, informing him that he has

been appointed to the government as, “First Commissioner of the

Treasury, my seat in Parliament will become vacant. It will afford

me the greatest satisfaction if the University of Cambridge should

be inclined on this occasion to honor me with a fresh mark of their

continued partiality and good opinion, by again electing me as their

Representative; and I beg leave to request your concurrence and

support, should any prospect arise of an opposition, I shall take

the liberty of troubling you with a further application”, typed slip:

“Presented to the University Pitt Club 1st June, 1947, by Clement

Cobbold Esq.”, tape in margins where removed from an album,

folds, browned. £100 - £150

*** Written on the day that Pitt re-entered office as first lord of the

treasury and chancellor of the exchequer.

Lot 116

116. Slavery.- Jamaica, (Glasgow Estate, Westmoreland,

Jamaica) liSt o f ne g r o e S o n Ce S S n o C K eS t at e , 4pp., creased, 1st

June 1804; List of Slaves on Glasgow Estate, 11pp., 1st June 1807;

List of Slaves on Glasgow and Cessnock Plantations, 14pp., 1818;

Increase and Decrease of Glasgow Estate Negroes..., 9pp., 1st May

1822 - 1st May 1823; A List of Glasgow Estate Slaves, 8pp., 1st

May 1826, manuscripts, folds, browned, folio (5). £300 - £400

*** Slavery was finally abolished in all its forms in the British

Empire in 1833.

117. Grenada.- Maitland (Frederick, army officer, lieutenantgovernor

of Grenada, 1763-1848) Co p i e S o f C h a n C e ry d o C u m e n t S

r e l at i n g to t h e e S tat e o f th o m a S ly n d S e y a n d h i S d a u g h t e r Ce l i a

Cat h e r i n e ly n d S e y o f gr e n a d a a n d a d i S p u t e w i t h t h e ha n K e y

fa m i ly, D.s. “Frederick Maitland”, manuscript, 139pp., last f.

torn and defective with loss, some water-staining, folds, browned,

remains of wax seal, lge. 4to, April 1808. £300 - £400

118. Poetry.- [vo l u m e o f p o e t ry, m a i n ly b y Co w p e r a n d he n ry

Ki r K wh i t e], manuscript, c. 200pp., a few pp. loose or working

loose, browned, modern letter taped down on front free endpaper,

original paper patterned covered boards, rubbed and creased,

some large ink marks, sm. 4to, 1808 - 1821. £150 - £200

*** Poems include: “The Gardener and Rose Tree”... 1798; On

the receipt of my Mothers Picture out of Norfolk The Gift of my

cousin Anne Bodham”; “Sonnet to William Wilberforce Esqr.

[Cowper]”; “Esmille addressed to Lady Austen”; “Sabbath by

James Grahame”; “To the Herb Rosemary which buds in January

Henry Kirke White”; “Sonnet to my Mother H[enry] K[irk]

W[hite]”; “Solitude by H.K.W.”; “To the Memory of Henry Kirke

White”; “Sir Gilbert Elliot Father to the present Lord Minto was

the Author of the following beautiful Pastoral Song”; “B Mason

while Undergraduate of St Johns College Cambridge To Mr Powel

his tutor”; “Lines on the Scornful Application of the word Saint by

the Revd John Marriott Rector of the Church Lawford”; “On the

Death of Capt. John St. Clair By Mary Shackleton” etc.

119. Forbes (James Ochoncar, eighteenth Lord Forbes, army

officer, 1765-1843) au t o g r a p h le t t e r S i g n e d to J. ri d g e eSq., 4pp.,

sm. 4to, Cork, 30th October 1815, regarding an émigré volunteer,

“I am induced to mention to you the name & situation of an officer,

lately belonging to the Chasseurs Britanniques, in the hope that

as the above Corps was in your agency, you will be disposed to

contribute your aid and to put him in the way of obtaining the

object for which he has come to London, viz to be placed on the

Pension list, on consideration of the severe wounds he received

while serving in Portugal...”, folds, browned; and a small quantity

of others, mostly indentures on vellum etc., including a 1699 Will,

v.s., v.d. (14 pieces). £150 - £200

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Lot 120

120. Wellington (Arthur Wellesley, first Duke of, Field-Marshal,

1769-1852) au t o g r a p h le t t e r S i g n e d to Co l o n e l wi l K e S, 1p.

with conjugate blank and address panel and black wax seal, 8vo,

London, 14th September 1821, saying that he is going first to

Woolwich but that he will be back by three to receive his call, or

to come on another day, folds; and a printed card from Wellington

thanking Colonel Wilkes for his “obliging enquiries”, framed and

glazed (2). £150 - £250

121. Montague Family (of Boulogne, Calais and later Peckham

(Nunhead Grove), Brighton & Ilfracombe) [ar C h i v e o f l e t t e r S],

numerous pp., 4to & 8vo, 13th June 1822 - 20th century, including

3 A.Ls.s. from EM Montague to her father and her son William,

a pupil at Great Ealing School (under the headmastership of Dr

Nicholas), 1822, about her younger son John, a midshipman aboard

the Warren Hastings, an East Indiaman, “he was received on board

with kindness by the Officer & his young friends the Midshipmen “,

and a copy of one of his letters, “we are approaching the Equiratial

Line and we catch a shark almost every day”, to her son William at

Ealing School, “I was much rejoiced to find by Dr Nicholas kind

letters that you merited his good opinion, which I trust you

preserve, and that your improvement in your studies has also his

satisfaction”, and a later letter William Montague to his wife Fanny

in 1835, “You say in your letter if I could leave off a few bad habits

and conform to more regular forms, there would be a very good of

our being again united and once more happy - oh! That it may be

so, I - assure I have entirely altered my course of life and if you will

return to me... never did I know till now what love was, it is a fine

undefined feeling...”, tears along folds with loss of a few words;

and a collection of c. 85 letters (many 20th century), postcards,

ephemera (card of Edward Parsons, Meat Salesman of Smithfield

Market; National Registration Card for Annie Montague, 1915 etc.),

photographs etc., relating to various members of the Montague

family, v.s., v.d. (qty). £120 - £180

*** Great Ealing School, 1698-1908.

122. Royal College of Surgeons.- Home (Everard), William

Blizzard, Henry Cline & others. we... t h e Co u n C i l, o f t h e

ro ya l Co l l e g e o f Su r g e o n S; d e e p ly impreSSed w i t h t h e m a n y

f at a l in S ta n C e S o f Sm a l l po x w h iC h d a i ly o C C u r in g t h e

me t r o p o l i Sva C C i n at i o n... p r o m o t e, t h e pr a C t i C e o f va C C i n at i o n,

printed broadside, 1p., [COPAC lists the Wellcome copy only], sm.

4to, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, 12th April 1822. £120 - £180

123. Bewick (William, portrait and history painter, 1795-1866)

4 au t o g r a p h le t t e r S S i g n e d “wi l l i a m be w iC K ” a n d “w be w iC K ”

to wi l l i a m may o r, a fellow pupil of B.R. Haydon (d. 1874) &

2 other recipients, 11pp., 4to, Edinburgh and Darlington, 9th

January 1824, 15th September 1831, 23rd September 1836, 21st

October 1856, expressing pleasure at the success of Edward

Chatfield’s portrait, a fellow pupil of Haydon, discussing the cost

and benefits of going to live in Italy for two years and inviting

Mayor to join him, giving a full account of his collection of heads

of the worthies of Scotland, Walter Scott etc., arrangements for his

collection of Old Master drawings and commenting on the frescoes

at the new town hall in Manchester, “what a capital thing for artists

in this ‘line’”, folds, browned, 2 with small tears swhere opened.

£100 - £150

Lot 124

124 Cornwall.- St e m m a pe n wa r r e r i a n a ex h i b i t i n g th e an C e S t ry

o f t h e pe n wa r n e S o f pe n wa r n e in t h e Co u n t y o f Co r n wa l l,

calligraphic title and f u l l-pa g e pa i n t e d wat e r C o l o u r o f t h e

pe n wa r n e C o at o f a r m S SuperimpoSed o n a g o t h i C S t o n e S C r e e n,

manuscript, 45pp., ruled in red, original half morocco, edges

slightly rubbed, gilt morocco label on upper cover, oblong 4to,

1824. £300 - £400


Lot 125

125. Cornwall.- St e m m a pe n wa r n i a n u m ex h i b i t i n g th e an C e S t ry

o f t h e pe n wa r n e S o f pe n wa r n e In the Parish of Mawnan in the

County of Cornwall Founded Chiefly on Genealogical Records

Preserved in The Heralds College and the British Museum,

C a l l i g r a p h i C a n d wat e r C o l o u r t i t l e a n d wat e r C o l o u r C o at o f

a r m S o f edwa r d & har r i e t pen wa r n e-we l l i n g S a n d 7 f u l l-pa g e

wat e r C o l o u r S o f r e l at e d S h i e l d S, h e i g h t e n e d w i t h g o l d, a l S o a

wat e r C o l o u r ap p e n d i x pa g e, manuscript, 56pp., ruled in red, plate

guards, some other watercolour illustrations in the text, original

blind-stamped morocco, gilt, slightly rubbed, g.e., oblong 4to,

[1820s]. £1,500 - £2,000

*** Penwarne, four miles south of St. Austell.

126. George IV (King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain

and Ireland, and Hanover, 1762-1830) Co m m iS S i o n a p p o i n t i n g

wi l l i a m ramS d e n a S lieu t e n a n t a n d adJu ta n t to t h e 74t h

re g i m e n t o f foo t, D.s. “George R” & others, printed form with

manuscript insertions, paper seal, on vellum, folds, yellowed,

slighly marked, 240 x 345mm., 22nd April 1824. £100 - £150

127. Brunel (Sir Marc Isambard, civil engineer, 1769-1849)

au t o g r a p h le t t e r S i g n e d “br u n e l” to mo n S i e u r bi l l i n g, 1p. with

conjugate blank, in French, 8vo, 14th February 1827, thanking

him for his letter which arrived today and his desire to send a letter

to Monsieur Moreaux but whose address he does not know, folds,

removed from an album. £200 - £300

Lot 128

128. De Quincey (Thomas, author and essayist, 1785-1859)

au t o g r a p h lette r S i g n e d to Charl e S maCKay, p o e t a n d

J o u r n a l i S t, 2pp. with conjugate blank and address panel, remains

of red wax seal, n.p., Friday (is it?), if so May 21, n.y. [1827/28],

“There is such an art[icle] in the Review, and a very interesting

one, in which I recognise everywhere the hand of Southey; though

for a comprehensive art[icle] on the Moors in Spain, if that was

designed, it seems to me to be imperfect. I send it though. Your

invitation of some weeks back came in my absence; and was but

very lately seen by me. Your invitation for next Sunday there

is some fraction of a doubt whether I shall be able to accept.

I hope that the fraction will vanish,” tear along central fold

repaired, preserved in a custom made modern panelled calf box.

£600 - £800

*** “i r e C o g n i S e e v e ry w h e r e t h e h a n d o f So u t h e y.” - De

Quincey.

Annotated by Mackay on conjugate leaf: “This refers to the First

article in the First number of the Foreign Quarterly Review; on the

Moors in Spain, 1827-1828. C.M. Glasgow 1846.”

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129. Sir Walter Scott.- Campbell (Thomas, poet, 1777-1844)

au t o g r a p h lette r S i g n e d to “Jo h n”, poSSibly John gibS o n

lo C K h a rt, Sir Walter Scott’s son-in-law, 2pp., 8vo, incorrectly dated

in anotyher hand 28th March 1828, stating that he was prevented

from calling on Scott, “the great worthy,” that morning by the pain

of his rheumatism and referring to Scott’s past behaviour in contrast

to another he does not name and informing him that Moncrieff may

not have been nominated for the [position of Rector of Glasgow

University], removed from an album, folds, slightly browned.

£100 - £150

130. Wellington (Arthur Wellesley, first Duke of, army

officer and prime minister, 1769-1852) fr e e fr a n K S i g n e d, with

remains of black wax seal, docket number in corner, removed

from an album, 130 x 122mm., postmarked 3rd December 1828.

£75 - £100

131. Huskisson (William, politician, the first fatality of the railway

age, 1770-1830) au t o g r a p h le t t e r S i g n e d to “my d e a r Sir”, 4pp.,

sm. 4to, Eartham, 8th January 1829, on the United States, including

commerce, “the whole course and the progress of the questions

which have arisen and been discussed between this Country and the

United States respecting their claim to commercial intercourse with

our Colonies from the commencement of American Independence

up to the present time”, and a parliamentary speech by Huskisson

relating to the reporting of speeches in the House of Commons,

folds, browned (2). £100 - £150

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Lot 132

132. Irish Recipe Book.- Cormick (David & Ellen, of County

Monaghan, Ireland) [re C i p e bo o K], manuscript in several hands,

73pp. excluding blanks & 19pp. of index, printed advertisement for

China Hall 15 Dawson Street, Dublin on front pastedown with ink

inscription: “We got the China December 12th - 37” and printed

newspaper cutting advertisement for The Hong Tea Warehouse,

Upper Sackville-Street, Dublin laid down on 1f., some ff. excised,

slightly browned, some ff. working loose, original calf-backed

boards, edges and corners rubbed, upper cover detached, sm. 4to,

1830. £200 - £300

*** Recipes include: “Receipt for Making Ginger Cake”;

“Godbolds Vegetable Balsam”; “Whipt Cream”; “Receit to Boil

Salmon”; “Receipt for making Spanish Flummery”; “Receipt

to make Orange Jelly”; “Green Gooseberry Wine”; “Receipt to

make Ginger Beer”; “Receipt for Greening Gerkins”; “Receipt

for washing silk stocking”; “Receipt for making Plumb Jam”; “To

make Isinglass Blancmange”; “To make rasperry whiskey”; “To

make a Bread Pudding”.

133. Letters.- including: Henry Irving (2), Bishop Heber, Jean

Ingelow, Walter Phillips (illustrated letter), Bryan Waller Procter

(5), John Nichol, Ethel Mannin (3), Sir William Watson (2), Victor

Hugo, Samuel Prout, Max Beerbohm, J.E. Smith (President of the

Linnean Society), Lord Roberts, A.W. Kinglake (6), Mary Howitt

(writer, wife of William Howitt), Mrs. Oliphant, Max Muller

(4), W.E. Gladstone (essay on “Homeric Synchronism”, 1876),

together c. 45 pieces, numerous pp., 8vo & 4to, v.s., v.d., nineteenth

- twentieth centuries (qty). £300 - £400

Lot 134

134. O’Connell (Daniel, Irish nationalist leader, 1775-1847)

he a d S o f a Sp e e C h d e l i v e r e d o n t h e 8t h may 1830 b y da n l o

Co n n e l l at t h e Cr o w n a n d an C h o r tav e r n lo n d o n. th e a n n e x e d

iS h i S ha n d writing, a u t o g r a p h m a n u S C r i p t in pencil, on conjugate

blank of printed paper: “The East India and China Question”, tear

along central fold, folds, slightly browned, sm. 4to. £300 - £500

*** Headings for discussion such as, “What is the India Co?”


135. Wiltshire & the Isle of Wight.- Hony (Margaret and

family, married to the Rev. William E. Hony, Vicar of Baverstock,

later Archdeacon of Salisbury, of Baverstock Vicarage, Nadder

Valley, and later Ladycross Lodge in the New Forest and Eling

Manor on the outskirts of Southampton, fl. 1820s - 70s) th e

ho n y ar C h i v e o f S K e t C h b o o K S a n d a l b u m S, 11 vol., wat e r C o l o u r S,

p e n C i l a n d p e n a n d i n K d r aw i n g S a n d p r i n t S o f l a n d S C a p e S, t o w n

a n d v i l l a g e v i e wS , C h u r C h e S a n d C o u n t ry h o u S e S, C h i l d r e n’S

e t C., some initialled M.H., also some ephemera, laid down, some

affected by foxing, various morocco, cloth and illustrated paper

covered bindings, rubbed, some joints breaking etc., v.s., v.d. 1820s

- 70s & 1929. £1,500 - £2,000

*** a p o rt r aya l o f a S m a l l v i l l a g e in wiltShire in t h e n i n e t e e n t h

C e n t u ry. The scrapbooks cover Wiltshire, mostly the Salisbury area,

but also include the Isle of Wight and excursions to Oxfordshire

and North Wales.The Rev. William Hony married Margaret Earle

of Oxfordshire in 1827, and they had five daughters who never

married and two sons. The sisters lived together in Baverstock

Vicarage for some fifty years until William’s death in 1875, when

they moved, first to Ladycross Lodge in the New Forest, and then to

Eling Manor on the outskirts of Southampton., where they lived out

the remainder of their long lives. The eldest daughter Margaret was

a talented amateur artist, and the other sisters did some sketching

when young as was the fashion at the time. Their mother Margaret

had also been a fine artist, and all of them compiled albums of their

sketches. The later lives of these spinster ladies has been described

in detail by one of their nieces Ida Gandy in her book Staying with

the Aunts, 1963. Ida describes how these volumes were displayed

on Sundays at Eling Manor, “albums with padded leather covers lay

about on small tables. Aunt Margaret woujld open one filled with

my grandmother’s drawings. ‘Look at her fine, beautiful lines’,

she would say reverently. To us, who learned from our village

schoolmaster to draw largely and boldly, these sketches seemed

too faint and too squiggly. But of course we never said so, and now

I can see a beauty in them unrecognised then... .”

136. [Moore (Thomas, poet, 1779-1852)] “wh at t h o u g h d a r K

S t o r m S a r o u n d u S l o w e r; St i l l wat C h e S o v e r m e f r o m o n h i g h”,

first and last lines, a u t o g r a p h m a n u S C r i p t p o e m, address panel

“The Rev. Mr. Henley 21 Howland Street” and ink inscription:

“This is the handwriting of the Poet Moore Barham Livius”, folds,

removed from an album, overall 240 x 110mm. £80 - £120

Lot 135

137. Artists.- Co l l e C t i o n o f l e t t e r S, p e n a n d i n K d r aw i n g S e t C.,

including: G.F. Watts (envelope), William Powell Frith, William

Henry Hunt, James Clark (pen and ink decoration), Alfred Chabot,

Joubert, Luke Fildes, Edward Linley, Harrison Weir, Alfred Edward

Chalon, A.W. Callcot, J. Fulleylove, J.C. Horsley, Marcus Huish,

T.E. Ryan (1 letter and 2 pen and ink drawings), Thomas Uwins,

A. Bevin (pen and ink portrait), Copley Fielding (2), Thomas Ford,

David Wilkie, together c. 50 items, letters etc., numerous pp.,

loosely inserted in a modern album, 8vo & 4to, v.s., 1831-1907 (c.

50). £200 - £300

138. Meyrick (Sir Samuel Rush, antiquary and historian of arms

and armour, 1783-1848) 2 au t o g r a p h le t t e r S S i g n e d to he n ry

pe r o n n e t br i g g S, together 7pp., 8vo & sm. 4to, 3rd October 1831

& 14th September 1835, on his paintings, “Hooper has been waiting

for Hoskyns’s return hither, which was requisite owing to some illjudgeed

remarks by one of the subscribers as for instance ‘It was

to be placed to sneer at Cotterel’ & so, on, but he tells me you may

depend on having the picture. Should it bring you into the country

I trust you will see Goodrich Court, and two bits of canvas that I

may take advantage of your offer to paint something mythological

for the ceiling in the breakfast room which I have divided into two

compartments...”, and the celebrated armory built at Goodrich

Court, “all the horses are in the Grand Armoury here and all but

one have their riders. In a fortnight a dozen armorial banners will

give you warmth and colour to the upper part of the gallery, so that

I may now pronounce it ready for your easel”, first letter small tear

where opened, folds, slightly foxed and browned £200 - £300

139. Bristol Riots.- City of Bristol. a Ca l e n d a r o f t h e pr i S o n e r S

f o r tr i a l at t h e ge n e r a l ga o l de l i v e ry, f o r t h e Ci t y o f br i S t o l...,

original printed docket on verso of last f., title slightly soiled, ink

signature of William Tyson on title, browned, modern bookplate on

front pastedown, later half morocco, [not in COPAC], folio, 2nd

January 1832. £100 - £150

140. Kindersley (Nathaniel Edward, worked in the civil service

of the East India Company, author of “Specimens of Hindoo

Literature,” 1794, of Wick Hill, near Sunningdale, Berkshire,

1762-1831).- th o u g h t S o f n.e. Ki n d e r S l e y [i n C l u d i n g a n a C C o u n t

o f h i S d e at h], manuscript, 138pp., browned, loose or working loose,

original half calf, defective, lacks spine, 8vo, [1832]. £150 - £200

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141. Lyttelton Family (of Hagley Hall, Worcestershire).-

[Co r r e S p o n d e n C e a n d pa p e r S], including: (1). Dr. Scudamore’s

Golden Rules, (2). A Song of Six & Eight Pence; (3). List of

Editions of Sir T. Lytteltons Tenures in the British Museum; (4).

Nilus. Oxford Prize Poem By my father the 2d W.H. Lord Lyttelton

1807; (5). The Blessing & the Curse, or, The Russells, & The

Stuarts, Verses suggested by Lord John Russell’s bringing in the

Reform-Bill. Dedicated to the Freeholders of Worcestershire,

April 1831; (6). The King & The Lygonites, Consititution Hill,

Stourbridge, May 3; (7). Foley & Spencer for ever! Launch of the

Spencer, Constitution Docks, 30th April 1831; (8). A few verses

for my dearest Sally; (9). Lyttelton (William Henry, third Baron

Lyttelton, 1782-1837) 2 Autograph Letters signed “Lyttelton” to

Mr. Grove, 5pp., sm. 4to, Spencer House, 25th May & 24th June

1833, “The accident by which some trees are felled in the Park

by mistake is not the only one of the kind that ever occurred; nor

(though I do not greatly recollect which trees they are) the most to

be deplored. The Bishop of Oxford went to bed one night, having

ordered some trees near his house to be cut down, in order to open

the view of a noble Cedar - when he got up the next morning,

he found the obnoxious trees, standing, & the noble Cedar down!,

folds, some browning; and 9 others, Lyttelton family, v.s., v.d. (23

pieces). £200 - £300

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Lot 142

142. Cornwall.- Martin (Alfred Tobias John, incidental writer,

author of “Remains... of the Late Tobias Martin” 1831, of

Helston, Cornwall, died in Russell Street, Adelaide, Australia,

1802-50) Co m m o n -p l a C e bo o K a n d re g i S t e r o f pa S S i n g t h o u g h t S...,

a u t o g r a p h m a n u S C r i p t S i g n e d b y t h e a u t h o r, c.130pp. manuscript

& newspaper cuttings, illustrations (some pen and ink & some

printed), first p. soiled, some ff. partially cut away, some ff. loose or

working loose, some tears and creasing, browned, disbound, folio,

1835. £300 - £400

*** Includes: “6th May 1835 The Cornwall Polytechnic Society

having offered a reward to the best plan for ventilating Mines...”;

“Horizontal Windmill”; “A.J. Martins Hydraulic Blast Wheel”; “Draft

Letter to the Inhabitants of Helston”; “Theory of the Tides” etc.

Lot 143

143. Currer (Frances Mary Richardson, book collector, of

Eshton Hall, near Gargrave, West Riding of Yorkshire, 1785-

1861).- Paver (William, genealogist, 1802-71) ge n e a l o g i C a l

ab S t r a C t S o f wi l l S n o w in t h e eC C l e S i a S t i C a l Co u rt S at yo r K

[C. 1401-1629], 2 vol., a u t o g r a p h m a n u S C r i p t, with an a.l.S. f r o m

pav e r to Cu r r e r S e n d i n g h e r t h e m a n u S C r i p t, titles and 777pp.,

vol. I ink inscription on fly-leaf: “20£ the 2 vols. 1835”, slightly

browned, bookplate of Frances Currer on front pastedown and a

later bookplate of John Holden on front free endpaper, original

half brown morocco, hinges a little rubbed, gilt spines, in good

condition, folio, [1835]. £400 - £600

*** Co m m i S S i o n e d b y fr a n C e S Cu r r e r f r o m wi l l i a m pav e r .

Letter from Paver to Currer: “Clementhorpe at York, 6th July 1835,

Madam, I have sent the Abstracts which I trust will be to your

entire satisfaction - indeed they are capable of exhibiting wonders

in Yorkshire Genealogy. I shall be obliged if you will send your

Dugdale by return of Coach as I have a few apparently unoccupied

days before me in which I may do much towards enhancing the

value of that interesting Manuscript. I will wait its arrival at the

Coach Office myself and will immediately acknowledge the receipt.

I need scarcely add that I pledge my word to return it as free from

blemishes as it is at present... Wm Paver To Miss Currer.”

William Paver, “an assiduous collector of genealogical material. In

1867 he acted as registrar of births and deaths at 4, Rougier Street,

York. He also issued part 1 of Original genealogical abstracts

of the wills of individuals of noble and ancient families now or

formerly resident in the County of York... (1830)... . In 1874 Paver’s

extensive collections relating to Yorkshire were acquired by the

trustees of the British Museum, where they are catalogued as Add.

MSS 29644 - 29703.” - Oxford DNB.

Frances Currer, book collector. “T.F. Dibdin considered that Currer’s

collection placed her ‘at the head of all female collectors in Europe’

(Reminiscences, 2.949) and that her country house library was, in its

day, surpassed only by those of Earl Spencer, the duke of Devonshire,

and the duke of Buckingham. Seymour de Ricci wrote that she was

‘England’s first female bibliophile’ (De Ricci, 141). Frances Currer

was shy, and her deafness, which increased with age, explains her

somewhat secluded life at Eshton Hall. But she was not a recluse,

being ‘renowned for her generosity to all kinds of charity’ (Barker,

105), which included the Keighley Mechanics’ Insitution and the

new school at Cowan Bridge, attended by the Brontë sisters. it iS

p r o b a b l e t h at S h e w a S t h e ‘w e a lt h y l a d y in t h e weSt ri d i n g o f

yo r K S h i r e’ w h o g av e £50 in 1821 to help pay t h e debtS o f t h e n e w ly

w i d o w e d pat r i C K br o n t ë’ (Barker, 105). Charlotte Brontë used her

name for her pseudonym, Currer Bell.” - Oxford DNB.


Lot 147

144. Sermons.- Greenwood (Rev. John, Congregational Minister,

of Royston, Hertfordshire) Se l e C t i o n S o f Se r m o n S te x t S no. 2,

manuscript, 93pp., with some 18th century manuscript notes (some

in shorthand) in another hand, 10pp. cut without loss of text, one or

two pp. excised, 1f. slightly dampstained, card wrappers, sm. 8vo,

1835 & earlier; and 2 others, manuscript sermons, 8vo & 4to (3).

£100 - £150

145. Legal.- Exchequer of Pleas or The Court of the Exchequer

(dissolved in 1880) 13 S u m m o n S to t h e ex C h e q u e r o f pl e a S,

manuscripts on vellum, ink stamps, (1 printed and unused), folds,

1836-44; and 2 others, v.s., v.d. (15). £80 - £120

146. Artists.- Co l l e C t i o n, including: Jo h n Si n g e r Sa r g e n t, Daniel

Maclise, James Holland, George Stewart, Joseph William Allen,

Anna Merritt, Eyre Crow, E.M. Ward, H.W. Pickersgill, F.R.

Pickersgill, Sir Francis Grant, Charles Holroyd, Alfred E. Chalon,

William Frederick Witherington, Edward Goodall, Briton Riviere,

John Knight, Seymour Lucas, Harrison Weir, R.O. Dunlop, Richard

Redgrave, George Richmond (cut signature), Benjamin West (pencil

sketch), pencil portrait of ?Charlotte Sainton, David Cox (pencil

sketch), pencil sketch, “Page from George Morland’s Sketch Book

from Collection of Rev Malony, St Giles Oxford” etc., together

c. 80 pieces, numerous pp., folds, v.s., v.d., [nineteenth century].

£200 - £300

di C K e n S

147. Dickens (Charles, novelist, 1812-70).- Soul (Joseph, social

reformer, anti-slavery campaigner, assisted the plight of orphans

in London, 1815-81) SC r a p a l b u m, l o n g p r e S e n tat i o n inSCription to

h i S d a u g h t e r, letters and manuscripts, including: Ch a r l e S di C K e n S,

lo r d aS h l e y, ag n e S St r i C K l a n d, du K e o f SuSSex (third person),

be r n a r d ba rt o n, wi l l i a m ho n e & JoSeph So u l, watercolours,

including: 1 captioned Mrs Hamilton (A Kauffman crossed out),

drawings including: 2 classical scenes captioned and signed as A

Kauffman, , prints, ephemera, including: Orphan Working School.

City Road, The Alexandra Orphanage for Infants, Ecole de Charite

Francoise Westminster (contribution ticket) etc., most laid down,

some loose, c. 125 pieces on 71pp., some browning, original roan,

gilt, rubbed, lacks upper cover, lower cover and spine loose, g.e.,

4to, 1830s - 70s. £1,000 - £1,500

*** (1). di C K e n S l e t t e r reads: “! Devonshire Terrace, York Gate,

Regents Park, Seventh December 1842 Dear Sir [to Joseph Soul], I

am very much obliged to you for your welcome letter, and for your

kind invitation to me to visit the Orphan Working School. I shall

hope to avail myself of it... . It gives me sincere and true delight to

learn that the abolitionists are satisfied with the little I have been

able to do on behalf of their mighty cause. There is not one among

them who shrinks with a deeper anathema from the wrongs and

horrors of slavery, than I do from my soul. Faithfully yours Charles

Dickens.”

(2). William Hone letter reads: “5 Bolt Court 3rd December 1839

Dear Sir [to J.H. Treadgold], I desire to thank you for your kindness

in communicating to me that the sub-Committee of the B. & T.

Anti-Slavery Society cannot offer me for editorial services in their

new periodical a sum that would be at all adequate to the support of

myself & family, and that they must decline making any proposal

to me, unless some other provision for my support (which they

had reason to expect would be made) be previously arranged)...

W. Hone.”

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Lot 148

148. ro ya l ge n e r a l th e at r i C a l fu n d... th e fo u rt e e n t h

an n i v e r S a ry... pu b l i C di n n e r, at t h e lo n d o n tav e r n ... liSt o f

vi C e-pr e S i d e n t S... Ch a r l e S di C K e n S, eSq., printed poster, large

Royal coat of arms at head, folds, slightly browned, c. 700 x

290mm., Monday, 21st March 1853; and an engraved portrait of

Dickens sitting with his dog and with a face staring up at him from

the margin, possibly ?John Forster, ?proof before letters, on India

paper, laid down, some slight surface wear, 263 x 185mm., n.d.,

v.s., v.d. (2). £150 - £200

Lot 149

149. Dickens (Charles, novelist, 1812-70) Ch e q u e S i g n e d f o r £5

in fav o u r o f mr S he d d e r l e y, Coutts & Co., London, 95 x 188mm.,

3rd May 1867, with ink inscription: “This cheque was given to me

1917 by Olive Shuckburgh (née Dickens) 2nd d. of Henry F. Dickens

, son of Charles Dickens A.M.E.”, laid down on front pastedown of

a copy of Sir Henry F. Dickens’s “Memories of My Father”, 1928,

signed and dated by A. Macbeth Elliot, and with 3 others, a TLs

from Routledge, 19th April 1938, a negative of an unspecified man

and woman and a p h o t o g r a p h o f ge o r g i n a ho g a rt h, in old age,

107 x 82mm., n.d. £300 - £500

Georgina Hogarth (1827-1917), sister-in-law of Charles Dickens;

stayed with him after the separation of Dickens and his wife.

Inscription on verso of photograph: “Miss Georgina Hogarth,

sister-in-law of Charles Dickens - Aunty - Died 19/4/17 aged 90

yrs Attended by me A. Macbeth Elliot.”

Lot 150

150. Dickens (Charles, novelist, 1812-70) Se C o n d Co u r S e o f mr.

Ch a r l e S di C K e n S’S fa r e w e l l re a d i n g S. St. James’s Hall, Regent

Street and Piccadilly, Tuesdays, December 22nd, 1868... and

March 2nd [1869], printed pamphlet, 3pp., printed in red, small

tears starting along central fold, some slight foxing and browning,

110 x 71mm., 1868. £300 - £400

*** “fr o m t h e S e g a r i S h l i g h t S i va n i S h n o w f o r e v e r m o r e w i t h

a h e a rt f e lt, g r at e f u l, r e S p e C t f u l a n d a f f e C t i o n at e fa r e w e l l.” -

Dickens’ last ever recital in 1870.

“It is scarcely necessary for Messrs. Chappell and Co. to add

that any announcement made in connexion with these Farewell

Readings will be strictly adhered to and considered final; and

that on no consideration whatever will Mr. Dickens be induced to

appoint an extra night in any place in which he shall have been

once announced to read for the last time.” - Pamphlet.

It is not too much of an exaggeration to say that these readings

killed Charles Dickens. In declining health he did not so much read

as perform episodes from his novels and the effort he put into these

appearances caused at least one stroke and probably contributed to

another, which killed him in 1870 at the age of 58.


151. India.- Abbot (Thomas, gunner, stationed in Solapur,

India, of Saffron Walden, fl. 1839-49) 11 au t o g r a p h let t e r S to

h i S w i f e Ch a r l o t t e ab b o t t, 32pp., sm. 4to & folio, Islington, 18th

December 1839 - Shapoor, 22nd April 1849, loving letters to his

fiancé and later wife, Charlotte, “Dear Charlotte, I get up a few

hours in the day time. I wish I was with you to take a walk with you

and talk to you I should feel so happy that I should, write to me as

soon as you possibly can...”, and describing one of his illustrated

letters, “Following the custume of his own country, a sketch by T.

Abbott, on the Bank of Mount Pleasant, Sholapoor” etc., i n C l u d i n g

4 l e t t e r S w i t h C h a r m i n g wat e r C o l o u r i l l u S t r at i o n S o f ind i a a n d

en g l a n d, a n d 7 o t h e r wat e r C o l o u r S i n C l u d i n g 2 p o rt r a i t S o f

th o m a S ab b o t t, 1 letter with conjugate blank torn away, numerous

small tears mostly along folds, some use of tape along folds,

browned; and a small quantity of others, associated material, v.s.,

v.d. (sm. qty) £2,000 - £2,500

152. Devon.- Lock (Susan, of Braunton) [Co m m o n p l a C e b o o K],

manuscript, 75pp., 15 engravings and lithographs, (14 pasted

down and 1 tipped-in), 1 watercolour of a sailing boat with initials

“FG”, 1 drawing, and a cut signature of Richard Knill tipped-in,

1f. with hole affecting a few words, hinges a little weak original

leather decorated in relief, edges and corners a little rubbed, upper

joint broken, lacks head and tail of spine, g.e., most initialled

and dated at Braunton, 8vo, Braunton, 17th February 1840 - 5th

November 1854. £80 - £120

*** With autograph poems and contributions from friends in

Braunton, including: “My dear young Friend... F.G. Warriner

Braunton May 6th 1840”; Farewell”; “Riddles”; “Braunton Bells”

etc. Richard Knill (1787-1857), missionary.

Lot 151

153. Hume (Joseph, radical and politician, 1777-1855)

li t h o g r a p h e d le t t e r S i g n e d o n v e r S o to Jo h n br i t t e n, 1p., folio,

London, 22nd March 1841, on free trade, small hole in margin,

folds, browned; and 6 other pieces, including A.Ls.s. from: Richard

Cobden, Louisa Sheridan, Lord Palmerston, Lord Derby and

Barthelemy, v.s., v.d. (7 pieces). £150 - £200

154. Cooke (Edward William, marine artist and gardener, 1811-

80) au t o g r a p h le t t e r S i g n e d “ne d” to Ja m e S Sta r K, painter of the

Norwich School of Artists, 4pp., 8vo, Barnes, n.d. [watermarked

1844], reflecting on their days of regular meeting as “to an

antideluvian world,” promising to show him sketches, pictures

and plants , hoping to seek his opinion on what would be suitable

for the Norwich expedition, “some have been exhibited in London

if that is not a drawback” and reporting on his poor eyesight and

his wife’s ill health, ink splash marks, folds, slightly browned.

£100 - £150

155. Wellington (Arthur Wellesley, first Duke of, army officer

and Prime Minister, 1769-1852) le t t e r S i g n e d “we l l i n g t o n” to

t h e ea r l o f li n d S e y, 1p. with conjugate blank, sm. 4to, London,

24th December 1844, as Leader of the House of Lords summoning

him to the House of Lords for a new session of Parliament, folds,

slightly browned. £100 - £150

*** The signature of Wellington is almost certainly secretarial, yet

the inscription “The Earl of Lindsey” is in Wellington’s hand.

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156. Davis (Edmund) a Sh o rt di S C o u r S e o n mo n u m e n ta l braSSeS:

With an Account of their Origin, Progress and Improvement

Illustrated from Ancient examples remaining in London, manuscript

with some decoration, title and 54pp. (including index), 13 pen

and ink drawings of brasses coloured in yellow, other pen and

ink illustrations in the text, most loose, slightly browned, original

cloth, lacks spine, [this title not listed on COPAC], sm. 4to, 25th

August 1846. £200 - £300

*** A mock up in the form of a printed book, but unpublished.

157. Linnell (John, landscape and portrait painter, 1792-

1882) au t o g r a p h le t t e r S i g n e d to ri C h a r d e. ta g a rt, 2pp.

with conjugate blank, 4to, Bayswater, July 1846, having painted

a portrait of the late G.W. Wood M.P. and not having received

payment, folds, browned. £80 - £120

158. Maclise (Daniel, painter, bap. 1806, d. 1870) au t o g r a p h

le t t e r to C.r. le S l i e, painter, 4pp., 8vo, 14 Russell Place, n.d.,

thanking him for his note and expressing the hope that Leslie will

be able to get from the engraver ‘The Coronation Picture’ and ‘The

Bourgeois Gentilhomme’ which would make up for defalcations

that he is threatened with for the Academy Exhibition, folds,

slightly browned. £75 - £100

159. Politicians.- le t t e r S a n d C u t S i g n at u r e S, including: John

Scott, first Earl of Eldon; Thomas Eldon, first Baron Truro; Richard

Bethell, first Baron Westbury; Stanley Buckmaster, first Viscount

Buckmaster; George Cave, first Baron Cave, together 6 pieces, v.s.,

v.d. (7 pieces). £60 - £80

160. Crimean War.- Ward (Francis Beckford, Major, Royal

Artillery, commanded a troop of the Royal Horse Artillery in the

Crimea, senior British officer in action at the Battle of Tchernaya

in support of the Sardinians, 16 August 1855, son of John Ward

Dean of Lincoln Cathedral, 1820-76) C. 70 au t o g r a p h le t t e r S

S i g n e d to h i S pa r e n t S, c. 500pp. & envelopes, 8vo, Crimea and

elsewhere, December 1854 - June 1856 & later, describing the

voyage to the Crimea (departing from London in December

1854), via Malta and Scutari, o n a C t i v e S e rv iC e in t h e Cr i m e a, his

return, and other correspondence including letters from his uncle

(a Consular official in Turkey, 1855), letters to his widow from

Crimean veterans and photographs of Ward, 3 photographs of

Ward, including an a l b u m e n p r i n t o f wa r d r e a d i n g a l e t t e r in

t h e Cr i m e a and with a pencil inscription: “very likely an original

Fentons photograph”, etc., folds. £5,000 - £6,000

*** a f i n e S e r i e S o f l e t t e r S d e S C r i b i n g t h e Cr i m e a n wa r. Ward has

no compunction in pointing out the shortcomings of the generals

commanding the army and the truth about conditions in the Crimea

making these letters a valuable source for the historian.

(1). rat S . “Our chief enemies at this moment are rats, and they

annoy us exceedingly! The Crimean rat seems to be a most

audacious brute, he has no respect for persons or things, he eats

everything he can get at, and he fights and squeals, and runs over

one, as one is lying in bed, without the smallest compunction.

My men are quite afraid of them, and my late Sergeant Major

(John Sweeney), a great stout man of 6 feet 3 inches and broad in

proportion with a tremendous black beard and who has just been

promoted to a Cornetcy in the Land Transport Corps brought me

home a wonderful story one night being attacked on his road home

from Headquarters, by hundreds of these animals, and being fairly

put to flight. He really grew quite pale in telling the tale!... .”

(2).Ch o l e r a. “What is far more to be feared than the Russians is

that dreadful Cholera which is already showing itself in our army.

The guards have lost a great many of the men lately arrived from

England... .”

(3). Si e g e o f Se b a S t o p o l. “You mention you were beginning to feel

excited on account of a despatch from Genl. Simpson announcing

that he intended opening fire on the Redan the following day, dated

July 9th I certainly do not think that General Simpson showed

very great discretion in parading such a message. To announce

beforehand a projected attack could be of no profitable service, &

it must always sure to augment the suspense and anxiety of those

who have friends in the trenches.” [Ward blithely ignores the affect

that his letters might be having on his parents].

(4). ph o t o g r a p h e r S. “We have had several photographers here, but

I think they have confined themselves too much to taking likenesses

of individuals in the British Army who put themselves into all kinds

of... postures, to be paraded in England as Crimean heroes... There

have indeed been some most interesting photographs made by a

man of the name of Robertson of Constantinople, of the different

views of Sebastopol taken since the place has fallen.”

(5). ru S S i a n So l d i e r S. “From the appearance of the killed and

wounded, I could not form a very great idea of the Russian Soldier.

They were all very badly clothed and were almost all of them

old men... or quite boys. A prisoner taken by the Sardinians and

examined in my presence stated that they had been marching for

several days, with little or nothing to drink.”


(6). lo r d ra g l a n. “He [Sir Colin Campbell] had a very witty saying,

when speaking on the subject of Lord Raglan. The saying which he

kept repeating to me (at least a dozen times), accompanied by a

hoarse laugh, was to the effect that he had been done out of his 18

pounder guns by a ‘Damned red headed, oily tongued fellow from

Woolwich’ which he told me he meant it as a dig at his Lordship,

and he [Raglan] was nearly as red headed as I was, and that he

was the Master General of Woolwich. All seem to agree in thinking

the said Sir Colin, a great humbug but believed he meant nothing

but jest, of course I did not care either, as long as I gained my

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point. As I went away, he laughed heartily and told me that I had

done him again, and that it was impossible to refuse me anything.

Joking apart however such scenes as these cannot fail to show that

the mismanagement’s so often complained of has not been over

exaggerated... .”

(7). fl o r e n C e ni g h t i n g a l e. “We have again had snow and biting

cold winds from the N.E., but today it is much milder. Miss

Nightingale is here once more, and I understand that she threatens

to pay a visit to my hospital during the present week... .”

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161. Dorset.- Pickard-Cambridge (Rev. Octavius, vicar of

Bloxworth, historian, zoologist, educated by William Barnes,

1828-1917) [Co l l e C t i o n o f pa m p h l e t S a n d offprintS], together 13

pamphlets in 1 vol., art h u r wa l l a C e pi C K a r d-Ca m b r i d g e’S C o p y

with his ink signature and address at St. Catherine’s Headington

on front free endpaper, plates and illustrations, 1 plate loose, all

but the first offprints from Proceedings Dorset Natural History and

Antiquarian Field Club, all but the first original printed wrappers,

bound in contemporary buckram, label on spine, 8vo, 1855-1914.

£150 - £200

*** Pamphlets comprise: (1). An Address to the County of Dorset,

Offering a Few Observations on the Present Dorset County

Museum and Library, [1 copy only listed on COPAC], 1855; (2). On

Bloxworth Church, 1886; (3). On Coronella Laevis, Boie (Smooth

Snake or Lizard Snake), 1886; (4). Woodbury Hill, 1886; (5). Notes

on Some Habits of the Squirrel, 1890; (6). Rooks Planting Acorns,

1891; (7). Reptiles of Dorset, 1894; (8). Natural History Notes for

1897, 1898; (9). On the Relics Left by Philip and Joan of Castile

in 1506 at Wolfeton House, Dorset, and Preserved in the Writer’s

Family, 1914; (10). Ancient Hour Glass and Stand in Easthope

Parish Church, Near Much Wenlock, Shropshire, 1888; (11). On

a Whirlwind at Bloxham, 1896; (12). On the Effects of a Flash of

Lightning at Bloxworth, 1887; (13). A Reminiscence of the late Rev.

C.W.H. Dicker... And some Observations on Bloxworth Church,

1913.

Arthur Wallace Pickard-Cambridge (1873-1952), classicist;

authority on the theatre of ancient Greece; son of Octavius Pickard-

Cambridge.

162. Martineau (Harriet, miscellaneous writer, 1802-76) 2

au t o g r a p h lett e r S S i g n e d “ha r r i e t” a n d “au n t ht” to to

h e r S i S t e r-in-l aw emi ly mart i n e a u a n d h e r b r o t h e r thom a S

ma rt i n e a u, 8pp. & envelopes, 8vo, 1st April 1855 & 7th October

1864, thanking Emily for the photographs, “the full faced one is

the handsomer; but the one I keep is so exceedingly droll that it

is irresistible” and mentioning Wilberforce, “I have a long &

important one to write to Mr Wilberforce; & I am not very fit”, and

to her brother Thomas, referring to the division of her later mother’s

books, ““I showed a sadly grasping spirit”, and mentioning her

memoirs to be edited by Mrs Henry Chapman, an American, “she

alone can tell the anti-slavery portion properly” and a P.S. written

inside the envelope, “I suppose you know that Mr. S. Carter Hall

is a Pecksniff. Doesn’t he look as if he had ‘a moral garden in

his breast’, folds; and 5 other letters relating to Harriet Martineau

or members of her family, including a letter to Harriet Martineau

from a friend at York Terrace mentioning Darwin and a note from

n.m. Ki n g p r o m i S i n g to b e t h e a g e n t “to C a r ry i n t o e f f e C t y o u r

i n t e n t i o n S e x p r e S S e d in y o u r w i l l t h at mr at K i n S o n S h a l l poSSeSS

y o u r b r a i n & C r a n i u m a f t e r y o u r d e C e a S e”, and an Autograph

Note signed by Harriet Martineau on the envelope, “C a n C e l l e d b y

d e S i r e o f mr at K i n S o n”, v.s., v.d. (7). £1,000 - £1,500

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163. Oxfordshire Auction Broadsides.- ag r i C u lt u r a l b r o a d S i d e S,

including: Stokenchurch, Tackley, Watlington, Ensham, Middleton

Stoney & Upper Heyford, Shelswell, Stratton Audley, Shipton-on-

Cherwell, Horley near Bambury, Astrop Kings Sutton, Dytchley,

Woodstock, Eynsham Hall near Witney, Charlbury and Fawler,

Culworth, Marsh Gibbon Grange, near Bicester, Steeple Barton,

Wotton (Bucks), Upper Boddington (Northamptonshire) etc.,

printed broadsides, some with small tears, folds, v.s., v.s., most

printed in Bicester, [nineteenth century]. £150 - £200

Lot 164

164. Oxfordshire Auction Broadsides.- ag r i C u lt u r a l br o a d S i d e S,

including: ox f o r d ra m fa i r, Woodstock, Stratton Audley,

Murcott, Bicester, Wormleighton, Great Barford, Wolvercote,

Burford, Cropredy, Launton near Bicester, Charlton-upon-Otmoor,

Ambrosden, Aynho, Sibford Ferris, Twyford (Bucks), Leighton

Buzzard (Beds), c. 50 broadsides, a few in red and black, some a

little browned, some creased and with small tears, folds, v.s., v.d.,

most printed in Bicester, [nineteenth century]. £150 - £200


Lot 165

165. Oxfordshire Auction Broadsides.- la n d a n d p r o p e rt y

b r o a d S i d e S, including: Aynhoe, Fritwell, Bicester, Launton, Minety,

Bicester, Woodstock, Great Wigston, Tunbridge Wells (Sussex),

Stroud, Islip, Murcott and Fencott, Sandford St. Martin, Water Hall

- St. Aldate’s Oxford, Eaast Hagborne, Great & Little Hampton

(Worcestershire), Kent... Estate Known as “Vale Mascal” and

others, c. 50 broadsides, folds, a few tears, v.s., v.d., most printed in

Bicester, [nineteenth century]. £150 - £200

Lot 166

166. Oxfordshire Auction Broadsides.- la n d a n d p r o p e rt y

b r o a d S i d e S, including: Burford, Steeple Aston & Lower Heyford,

Summertown (near Oxford), Hethe, Cleveley Mill, Chesterton

(near Bicester), Brookend (Three Miles from Moreton-in-the-

Marsh and Five from Chipping Norton), Islip, Souldern (Midway

Between Banbury & Bicester), Hook Norton, (Marsh Gibbon

(Bucks), Tingewick (near Buckingham), The Coldham Estate

(Cambridgeshire), c. 40 broadsides, folds, a few tears, v.s., v.d.,

most printed in Bicester, nineteenth century - 1921. £150 - £200

167. Victoria (Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and

Ireland, Empress of India, 1819-1901) Co m m iS S i o n a p p o i n t i n g

fr a n C i S Sut h e r l a n d Cap ta i n o f a tr o o p in t h e SeC o n d reg i m e n t

o f dr a g o o n S, D.s. “Victoria” and 2 others, printed document with

manuscript insertions, paper seal, folds, a few small holes, small

tear repaired with tape, browned, some marks, 305 x 405mm.,

Windsor, 16th February 1855. £100 - £150

168. Cruikshank (George, graphic artist, 1792-1878) 2 au t o g r a p h

le t t e r S S i g n e d to fr a n C i S dr a p e r, Picture Frame Manufacturer, of

110 Albany Street, Regents Park, 5pp., 8vo, 48 Mornington Place

& n.p., 29th December 1859 & 2nd December 1871, on financial

difficulties, “I am very sorry I have not been able to comply with

yr. wishes but when I tell you that two gentlemen for whom I have

been working for some months are both dead... When I add that one

Gentm who is indebted to me has become insane - and that another

has got into a lawsuit with his family and from whom I cannot get

a shilling you will see that altogether I am put very much about

at present”, and their mutual interest in teetotalism, “I have read

with much pleasure your pamphlet entitled “The Pledge” and most

sincerely hope it will have a large circulation”, folds, a few tears

starting along folds; and a pencil drawing by Barber of Cruikshank,

“from memory”, 12th November 1906 (3). £150 - £200

*** Provenance: Francis Draper (1832 - c. 1920s), picture frame

manufacturer, writer of temperance pamphlets; and thence by

descent.

169. Gray (David, poet, 1838-61) au t o g r a p h le t t e r to Jo h n

we S t l a n d-ma rt o n, poet, 3pp., 8vo, 66 Upper Stamford Street,

24th June 1860, asking him for assistance with his rent because

his funds are exhausted and he has “to pass thro’ another week

of sickness and indisposition” before he returns to Scotland and

stating that he thinks Monckton Milnes will assist him, folds,

slightly browned. £150 - £200

*** Letters by Gray are scarce.

170. Letters & Cut signatures.- al b u m, C u t S i g n at u r e S,

including: Queen Victoria, Edward Elgar, Arthur Chevalier, Robert

Napier, Ouida, Frank Brangwyn, Rider Haggard, T.H. Huxley,

Harrison Ainsworth, Daniel Maclise, Tom Hood, Francis Pelham,

Sir Frederick Leighton, Thomas Arnold, C a r d S a n d l e t t e r S,

including: Henry Arthur Jones, Lord Birkenhead (torn with loss),

Henry S. Northcote (on 11, Downing Street headed notepaper),

John Neville Maskelyne (magician), v.s., v.d., [nineteenth century]

(c. 50 pieces). £200 - £300

171. Cobbe (Frances Power, writer and campaigner for

women’s rights, 1822-1904) 2 au t o g r a p h le t t e r S S i g n e d to mr S.

en g l e f i e l d, 5pp. & envelopes, 8vo, 6th & 8th March 1866, she is

delighted that she is staying longer in London, “I’m sure it will do

you good,” and an invitation to tea with Mrs. Duncan Stewart, folds;

and 5 other pieces, including a cut signature of Maria Edgeworth,

a card signed by Sir Thomas Lawrence and A.Ls.s. of the Duke

of Hamilton, Edward Lytton Bulwer etc., v.s., v.d. (10 pieces).

£120 - £180

172. Disraeli (Benjamin, first Earl, statesman and author,

1804-81) au t o g r a p h le t t e r S i g n e d “d” to r.b. ha rv e y, 7pp. &

envelope, 8vo, Chancellor of the Exchequer notepaper, 29th July

1866, relating to the Conservative Registration Committee being

put “at last, into complete order”, and concerning the collection of

arrears, folds; and an A.L.s. from Gladstone, 8vo (2). £150 - £200

173. George Washington.- Laugham (George) ge o r g e

wa S h i n g t o n [a bi o g r a p h y], manuscript, 46pp., on rectos only,

slightly browned, original wrappers, soiled, edges with tears, folio,

8th June 1868. £80 - £120

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174. Cruikshank (George, graphic artist, 1792-1878) au t o g r a p h

d r a f t o f a l e t t e r u n S i g n e d to t h e n at u r a l i S t to Sir walt e r

tr e v e lya n, 4pp., sm. 4to, n.d. [after 1869], discussing in great detail

all the financial arrangements and difficulties he has experienced

with members of the National Temperance League in the exhibition

of his picture The Worship of Bacchus and explaining that after the

presentation of the picture to the national Gallery, the rest of his

collection was impounded because he has been unable to repay the

loan for which it was used as security, folds, browned. £80 - £120

175. Diaries.- va r i o u S d i a r i e S, by various people, including 4

vol. of European holidays, social life in Egypt and life in India

(Cuddalore), together 7 vol., numerous pp., various bindings

(including morocco, original wrappers and boards etc), 8vo & sm.

4to, [late nineteenth/early twentieth centuries]. £200 - £300

176. Humorous Drawings & Limericks.- “th e r e w a S a y o u n g

m a i d o f be l fa S t”; “th e r e S a g r e e n ma n d a r i n o f Sh a n g h a i”, 2 pen

and ink drawings, on each side of a sheet of paper, with pencil

inscription: “W.M. Thackeray” (not in his hand), framed and

glazed, double sided, 1 piece of glass broken, 192 x 275mm., n.d.

[nineteenth century]. £100 - £150

***

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“There was a young maid of Belfast

Who lived on top of a mast

While her lovers below

Sat around in a row

And ogle this maid of Belfast

177. Pigeon Post.- ne w S pa p e r a rt i C l e b y a J o u r n a l i S t S e n t f r o m

t h e S i e g e o f pa r i S, manuscript newspaper article cut into 13

strands, in English, written in a miniature hand, {Paris], c. 27 x

200mm., [1870], on the effects of the war, “From Châtenay the

road was blocked military trains... ,” and the want of food, “he

was dependent on bread from the German soldiers...”, incomplete,

stitched, 2pp. torn and loose, some other tears, creased and browned.

£120 - £180

*** An account of the siege sent by a British journalist from outside

Paris.

178. Woolley (of Leominster) a SC r a p-bo o K o f mi S C e l l a n e o u S

po e t ry e t C. 1827-1880, manuscript, title and 374pp., slightly

browned, hinges repaired with tape, original calf-backed boards,

worn, lacks spine, [nineteenth century] § Rose (John Benson) The

Aeneid, manuscript, c. 300pp., manuscript, on blue paper, original

cloth, 1870; and a small quantity of others including a juvenile

manuscript magazine, “The Weakly Humbug”, v.s., v.d. [nineteenth

century] (qty). £100 - £150

179. [Birdwood (Sir George Christopher Molesworth,

administrator in India, author of “The Industrial Arts of

India” 1880, 1832-1917)] hi S t o r i C a l no t e S in el u C i d at i o n o f

t h e de v e l o p m e n t o f t h e Co m m e r C e a n d t h e art S o f t h e ea S t,

manuscript, c. 250pp. excluding blanks, ink stamp: “Supplied for

the Public Service” on first page, margins browned, hinges broken,

original half calf, worn, joints breaking, lacks spine, folio, [c.

1870s - 90s]. £150 - £200

180. Switzerland, Italy & Austria.-[eu r o p e a n t r av e l J o u r n a l],

manuscript, in two different hands, 183pp., a few pencil notes

loosely inserted, original gilt decorated cloth, “Tagebuch” in gilt

on upper cover, rubbed, sm. 4to, 1879-87. £100 - £150

*** A lively account of several tours, over a period of six years in

Switzerland, Italy and Austria, probably written by a young English

woman on holiday with her mother, sister and brother. Places visited

include: Switzerland (Pontresina, Bergen (Albula Pass), Zurich,

Lucerne), Italy (Lake Como, Cadenabbia), Lake Maggiore, Lucio,

Florence (the Uffizi), Turin, Bellagio, Milan, Verona, & Venice) &

Austria (Laudeck, Innsbruck). 1883. Venice. “We arrived at Venice

about 4 o’clk & found a gondola waiting to convey us from the

station to the Grand Hotel. The weather was very fine, & we were

delighted with our first glimpse of Venice, we took a walk about

the Piazza & were contented to admire the exterior of the Church

& of the Doge’s Palace, as it was already late. After dinner we had a

delightful row in a gondola, & saw the Grand Canal by moonlight.

We remained till bed time on the balcony of the hotel, watching the

gondolas glide up & down the Canal.”

181. Billheads.- Langham (Herbert Charles, of Tempo Manor,

Tempo, Co. Fermanagh) la r g e C o l l e C t i o n o f b i l l h e a d S,

numerous printed bills, many with ornate billheads, folds, v.s., v.d.,

[nineteenth - twentieth centuries]. £150 - £200

Lot 182

182. Cornwall.- Molesworth of Pencarrow. pe d i g r e e Sh o w i n g

t h e de S C e n t o f Sir hu g h, a n d Sir pa u l mo l e S w o rt h ba r o n e t S,

and of their Sister, Frances, wife of Edward Henry John Crauford

of Auchenames , Esq. from Rees ap Tudor, and other Sovereign

Princes of Wales, S i g n e d b y St e p h e n tu C K e r, So m e r S e t he r a l d

with ink inscription, numerous h a n d-C o l o u r e d C o at S o f a r m S ,

linen-backed, wooden battens, slightly browned, housed in a

red morocco, box, rubbed, c. 220cm. x 67cm., August-December

1880. £1,000 - £1,500

*** Mentions Trewarthenick (Cornwall), Heavitree (Devon) and

Wales.

Inscription reads: “Drawn in my office - August - December 1880,

by Frank Ellis Pziae, and presented to my friend Mr. Craufurd of

Auchenames 24 Dec. 1880 Stephen Tucker Somerset Herald.”


183. Gellibrand family. Co r r e S p o n d e n C e, numerous pp., 8vo,

London, Philadelphia, Germany & Russia, v.d., late nineteenth

- twentieth centuries, family news etc., “I must say I am rather

concerned about Jack. From what I can learn he appears to be

doing very little good at Payne’s stuffing the child with Latin &

chemistry... . If he could be placed in Petersburg or some other

commercial town in Russia it certainly be far better than sending

him to Onega,” folds (qty). £100 - £150

184. Sign Language.- a de a f mu t e pa rt y at a ga m e o f bi l l i a r d S

(di S p u t i n g t h e SC o r i n g) [&] th e do u b l e ha n d al p h a b e t (britiSh)

[&] th e Si g n ha n d ma n u a l al p h a b e t (ir i S h, am e r i C a n, fr e n C h),

printed broadside, 2pp., central fold strengthened with tape, 160 x

215mm., n.d. [c.1880]. £60 - £80

185. Yorkshire Flora.- Le Fall (B.B.) fl o r a o f yo r K, heavily

annotated and interleaved copy of The London Catalogue, and

other material, with letters, sketch maps and other additional

material, [c. 1880-1900] § Ibbotson (H.) & others. The Bootham

Flora, adapted from a heavily annotated copy of The London

Catalogue of Plants, 1877, numerous pp., later cloth, 8vo (2).

£150 - £200

186. Currie (Bertram, banker, friend of Gladstone, 1827-96).-

Co r r e S p o n d e n C e to Cu r r i e, including: w.e. gl a d S t o n e (6),

Catherine Gladstone, Randolph Churchill, Lord Rosebery, Victoria

Mary of Teck (2), Lord Kimberley (2), T.H. Farrer, John Morley,

together c. 30 pieces, numerous pp., 8vo, v.p., v.d., loose in a

contemporary red morocco letter book, 8vo. £200 - £300

*** Currie “... advised W.E. Gladstone on financial topics, lent his

Whitehall house to the Gladstone’s when they left Downing Street

in 1885, and also put at their disposal his Surrey house, where the

Grand Old Man once held a meeting of ministers. Gladstone much

appreciated Currie’s ‘unbounded kindness’ on these occasions

(Gladstone, Diaries, 11.129). Currie supported Gladstone’s Irish

policy... .” - Oxford DNB.

187. America, Louisiana.- mi n u t e b o o K o f t h e lo u i S i a n a

pl a n tat i o n Sy n d i C at e, manuscript, 39pp. excluding blanks,

original half reversed calf, rubbed, edges worn, gilt and leather

label: “Louisiana Plantation Syndicate” on upper cover, folio,

1883. £120 - £180

*** Ledger setting out estimates of capital needed to develop

100,000 acres of Louisiana’s former plantations with estimates of

returns in various years together with transcripts of correspondence

relating to the development of the project. The Louisiana Plantation

Syndicate was a London based organisation aimed at taking over

defunct plantations after the American Civil War.

188. Switzerland.- Mahlendorff (W.F., schoolboy, of Hendon)

di a ry o f my Stay in fl e u r i e r & t h e r e & b a C K, autograph

manuscript, title and 166pp. excluding blanks, browned, corner

torn from title, old photograph loosely inserted, original cloth,

upper cover working loose, spine defective, 8vo, 1883. £80 - £120

Lot189

189. Battle of Issandlwana and aftermath (Durnford’s Watch).-

[Thrupp (James Godfrey, surgeon, member of the Royal College

of Surgeons, author, served as civil surgeon with the 1-24th

Regiment during the Zulu War in South Africa 1879, grandson

of Joseph Thrupp, the coach builder of Grosvenor Square, 1849-

1913), “J.G. Lefebre” & A. Egmont Hake. th e new dan C e o f

de at h, firSt e d i t i o n, 3 vol., J.g. th r u p p’S C o p y w i t h h i S o r i g i n a l

S i g n e d p e n C i l a n n o tat i o n S o n t h e p i e C e in v o l. ii C o n C e r n i n g t h e

b at t l e o f iSS a n d lwa n a a n d i t S a f t e r m at h, ink inscription torn

away from corner of each title, vol. I lower free endpaper corner

torn away, some other small tears, browned, original decorated

cloth, worn, vol. I covers detached, lacks spine, vol. III lower cover

loose, vol. II & III spines working loose, 8vo, 1884. £600 - £800

*** a u n i q u e zu l u wa r i t e m.

James Godfrey Thrupp was a surgeon at St. Thomas’s Hospital

in London and became for a short time, Civil Surgeon during the

Zulu Wars in South Africa. Due to the illness of a colleague he

was too late to attend the battle at Issandlwana but arrived shortly

afterwards and was responsible for removing Colonel Durnford’s

pocket watch after the battle. Later, Thrupp under the pseudonym

of J.G. Lefebre (his mother’s maiden name) collaborated with

Alfred Egmont Hake in writing The New Dance of Death, a novel,

but with a n a C C o u n t o f t h e b at t l e o f iS S a n d lwa n a (a n d ro r K e’S

dr i f t) a n d th r u p p’S r e C o l l e C t i o n o f t h e a C t u a l e v e n t S a S h e S aw

t h e m a f t e r t h e b at t l e a n d w i t h h i S n o t e S i d e n t i f y i n g fiCtitiouS

a n d a C C u r at e pa rt S o f t h e t e x t.

(1). Page 28. Starting, “That march back from Matyana’s stronghold

was effected with extraordinary rapidity...” and Thrupp’s note:

“th e f o l l o w i n g iS a n e x a C t S tat e m e n t o f w h at r e a l ly h a p p e n e d,

a S w i t n e S S e d b y t h e au t h o r h i m S e l f Jgt.”

(2). du r n f o r d’S wat C h . “...Beaumont walked on slowly until

he was arrested by [‘finding’ substituted for ‘recognising’ by the

author] the body of an officer who had held a high command. It lay

head downwards, and was only partially stripped; a mess waistcoat,

and the shirt beneath it, had been torn open, and h a n g i n g f r o m a

S l e n d e r C h a i n, f i x e d i n t o a b u t t o n-h o l e, w a S a S m a l l g o l d w a t C h

and bunch of charms. The expression of the face was peaceful, and

the corpse apparently disfigured by only one long deep wound.

Beaumont knelt down and removed the watch and

chain, then taking up one of the cold stiffened hands shook it warmly,

murmuring: ‘Good-bye, dear old friend, you’ve done your best, and

died hard, I know. I feel I could almost gladly change places with

you.’ This man had been a brave soldier, a good example and kind

friend to all the men under him. the w a t C h h a d b e e n Stopped b y

b l o o d t r i C K l i n g i n t o t h e w o r K S, and the hands pointed to a quarter

to three.” - Thrupp. A New Dance of Death, 1884.

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190. Musicians, Actors etc.- al b u m, of letters, cut signatures

& photographs, including: Alberto Randegger, Jack Robertson,

Edward Lloyd, Madame Sterling, Marie Roze Mapleson, Anton

Rubinstein, Prosper Sainton (2), Lillie Langtry, Ellen Terry, Mrs

Bernhard Beere, Johnston Forbes-Johnstone, Ellen Hardell, printed

concert programmes, together c. 125 pieces, some loose, most laid

down, album ff. loose or working loose, original decorated cloth

album, rubbed, 4to, nineteenth century; and a diary by E.K. Hall of

a tour in Europe, 1862, 4to & 8vo (2). £150 - £200

191. Crimea.- Parr (Timothy, Private, 3576, 1st Batallion

Coldstream Guards, fought in the Crimean War) in C i d e n t S o f

t h e Cr i m e a, manuscript, title and 40pp., on purple paper, some pp.

discoloured, original roan-backed wrappers, extensively rubbed,

head cand tail of spine worn, folio, Rewritten 1887; and another,

account of a non-combatant’s account of the Crimean War, sm. 4to

(2). £200 - £300

*** A vivid account of fighting in the Crimea.

First mentioned: “Then came the command, Guards Advance! we

had been anxiously waiting to do so, we soon reached the smoking

village, and gained the vineyard having to pass the distance under

a very heavy fire of shot & shell, many experienced great difficulty

in gaining the banks on the other side of the river from their being

very steep in some places, & required the assistance of many a

comrade to help the others out, men could be seen wading through

the water, holding their guns & ammunition above their heads &

many a man was stricken down by grape shot in the water.” - Parr.

192. Kent, Herne Bay.- Hobson (Lieutenant) & Sergeant Long

& N.A. Stainford, of 18 Bredon Road, Coldharbour Lane,

Camberwell. ou r life at he r n e bay : Being a short and faithful

account of an eight days’ holiday spent in that delightful locality by

a party of six persons..., manuscript, c. 270pp. excluding blanks,

in two hands, 4 watercolours laid down, 3 letters tipped-in at end,

browned, original half morocco, gilt, rubbed, corners worn, lower

joint split, 8vo, 1888. £100 - £150

*** Humorous account of a holiday at Herne Bay.

193. Irish Recipe Book.- Cleburne (Miss) miSS Cl e b u r n e S re C e i p t

bo o K, manuscript in several hands, 42pp. excluding blanks, 1f.

excised, 1 recipe inserted, some foxing and browning, bookticket

of J. Chambers & Son of Dublin on front pastedown, contemporary

calf, gilt initials L.H. on upper cover, slightly rubbed, 8vo, 1889.

£80 - £120

*** Recipes include: “Very good Shrewsbury Biscuit”; “Prospect

Lemonade”; “Apple Snowballs”; “Rolled Treacle Book”; “Soda

Plum Cake” etc.

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Lot 194

194. Japanese Swords.- Gilbertson (Edward, scholar of Japanese

art and metalwork, founding member of the Japan Society, 1813-

1904) C. 120 le t t e r S to Sir art h u r he r b e rt Ch u r C h, c. 374pp.,

8vo, Garth House, Torrs Park, Ilfracombe, 11th May 1889 - 26th

December 1897, on Japanese swords etc., “|I take the liberty of

sending you a copy of selection from my catalogue of swords and

sword furniture, in the hope that ‘of your charity’ you may find an

opportunity of sending me corrections to be made in it... I have

sent you today the two volumes of my sword guards,” and much

technical language relating to swordmakers and swordguards etc.,

folds, slightly browned, bound in contemporary blue morocco, gilt

spine, green silk endpapers, inner gilt dentelles, by Zaehnsdorf

and dated 1904; and a copy of Sir Arthur Church’s Records and

Recollections, 2 vol., original buckram, rubbed, spines crudely

rebacked, 4to, for the Author, 1899 (3). £400 - £600

*** Arthur Herbert Church (1834-1915), chemist.

195. Nussey (Samuel Leathley, colonial merchant, bibliophile, of

Potternewton Hall, Leeds, a relation of Ellen Nussey who was a

lifelong friend of Charlotte Brontë, 1835-95) [ar C h i v e], including:

A Hundred Years to Come [by Hiram Ladd Spencer], printed card,

2pp., Printed by Ye Amateur Press of Samuel L Nussey Leeds, n.d. [c.

1890]; 4 A.Ls.s, 1 from John Clark to his wife, Potternewton Hall,

15th July 1854; 2 from Mrs. N Murdoch of Elgin, 18th March 1858

& 1859; 1 from Samuel Leathley Nussey to his daughter ‘Georgie’,

Agnes Georgina, “Scamp and the pony are well”, Potternewton

Hall, 13th June 1883; c. 30 photographs, most portraits of the

Nussey, Booth & Clark families (several duplicates), some by

Isabel Hartnall of Leeds and Dorothy Wilding of Bond Street, [late

nineteenth & twentieth centuries]; 11 photographs of the interior

and exterior of Potternewton Hall, [1930s]; 7 auction catalogues,

1934-58; and a quantity of photographs and papers relating to the

Nussey, Booth & Clark families and their descendents, v.s., v.d.

(qty). £100 - £150


196. Naval Engineering.- Lloyd (Charles) te S t S a n d t r i a l S o n

ShipS e n g i n e S, manuscript, 145pp., ruled in red, reverse entries,

pen and ink illustrations, slightly browned, original limp morocco,

gilt edges rubbed, covers splayed, 8vo, dated in text 1889-91.

£100 - £150

*** Includes: “Steam velocities ft. per minute”; “Particulars of airpumps”;

“Particulars of ships & engines”; “Propeller, Ratio of”;

“SS Colchester Further particulars of the same trial”; “SS Lydian

Monarch”; ‘La Normandie’ Propeller” etc.

Lot 197

197. Naval.- Perrean (G.F., midshipman) lo g o f h.m. Sh i p S

“ta m a r”, “hi b e r n i a”, “ed i n b u r g h”, “ro ya l So v e r e i g n” a n d

“haw K e ”, manuscript, title and 225pp., n u m e r o u S wat e r C o l o u r S

a n d p e n a n d i n K m a p S , slightly browned, original red morocco, gilt

lettered title on upper cover, slightly rubbed and soiled, some loss,

joints splitting, upper cover splayed, folio, 1891-93. £200 - £300

*** Spain, Gibraltar and around the UK.

198. New Zealand.- Pirani (Frederick, printer, journalist,

newspaper proprietor and politician, 1858-1926) al b u m r e l at i n g

to pi r a n i, c. 50pp., writ as Member of Parliament, including,

photograph of an open air meeting, printed invitations, newspaper

cuttings, several items excised, laid down, browned, original diced

leather-backed cloth, worn, 4to, 1895. £100 - £150

199. Kipling (Rudyard, author, 1865-1936) au t o g r a p h le t t e r

S i g n e d to mo r g a n Cr o f t o n, 1p. with conjugate blank, 8vo, “The

Vineyard [Hotel]”, Newlands, Cape Town, [South Africa], 12th

April 1898, “We are in the last agonies of packing today but I

hope to have the honour of calling on the General before 12:30

tomorrow. I am most sorry to have missed him this visit,” folds,

slightly browned. £100 - £150

*** Morgan Crofton (1826-1915), mathematician.

200. Crane (Walter, illustrator, designer and painter, 1845-

1915) au t o g r a p h le t t e r S i g n e d to miSS go o d e n o u g h, 1p., 8vo,

13 Holland Street, Kensington, 16th December 1899, accepting

a dinner invitation; and 7 others, including letters from Austen

Chamberlain, Hilaire Belloc, Jesse Collings MP, Edward J. Poynter,

Edmund Gosse, Martin Hume, James Mathews, v.s., v.d. (8).

£200 - £300

201. James (Henry, novelist, 1843-1916) au t o g r a p h letter

S i g n e d to “miSS go o d e n o u g h”, 4pp., 8vo, 34 De Vere Gardens, 19th

January, n.d., declining a dinner invitation, folds. £100 - £150

202. Middlesex Flora.- Benbow (John, botanist, 1821-1908)

th e flo r a o f uxb r i d g e & d i S t r i C t (in midd l e S e x), a u t o g r a p h

m a n u S C r i p t, c. 190pp. excluding blanks, first page repaired

with linen at tail, slightly browned, contemporary alf morocco,

extensively rubbed, upper joint broken, folio, [c. 1900].

£150 - £200

*** An extremely competent and and accurate work based entirely

on his own observations.

Provenance: “This MS. collection of notes upon the Flora of

Middlesex was written upon the blank leaves of an old account

book by my late uncle John Benbow F.L.S, was bought at the sale

of his effects some months after his death in 1908 by my brother

A.C. Bird, and given to me by him. I have since had it rebound. The

notes upon the Musci (ff. 177-185 and 194-7) seem to have been

altogether superseded by later investigation, the results of which

my uncle published in the Journal of Botany. - W.H.B. Bird.”

203. Sargent (John Singer, American painter, 1856-1925)

au t o g r a p h le t t e r S i g n e d to “de a r ma d a m”, 1p. with conjugate

blank, 8vo, Hoteles Washington Irving, Granada, 8th November,

n.d., “Dear Madam, I have pleasure in enclosing a cheque for

£10 towards the ‘After-care’ fund,” folds, slightly creased.

£100 - £150

204. Seals, 2 r e d w a x S e a l S e n C a S e d in d e C o r at e d b r a S S m e ta l

SKippetS, and attached with blue silk tags to a strip of vellum,

inscribed: “William H. Weldon Clarenceux, Seal of King of Arms”

in two separate hands, each 70mm., [c. 1900]. £60 - £80

205. Stanford (Sir Charles Villiers, composer, 1852-1924) 3

au t o g r a p h le t t e r S S i g n e d to ri C h a r d we b S t e r, lo r d alv e r S t o n e,

a S lo r d Ch i e f Ju S t i C e, 5pp., 8vo, 50 Holland Street, Kensington,

27th November 1904 - 16th October 1910, thanking him for

“rescuing the College Opera. I thought it was a matter for the

College authorities to try & arrange this time, for upon my honour

I was ashamed of pleading the same thing 3 times in 6 years”, and

mentioning Hubert Parry, music examinations at Cambridge etc.,

folds. £100 - £150

206. Wallace (Annie, wife of Alfred Russel Wallace, naturalist,

evolutionary theorist and social critic, 1823-1913, 1845/6-1914)

au t o g r a p h le t t e r S i g n e d “a wa l l a C e” to mr.S ray n e r, 5pp.,

8vo, The Orchard, Broadstone, Dorset, 23rd November 1905, “I

send you a small plant of Eucalyptus... a seedling of the tree you

saw at Parkstone, I raised several hundreds of them about 3 years

ago,” and its future treatment and other botanical matters, small rust

mark, folds; and another, Account of my darling’s death A.W.R., 8vo

(2). £200 - £300

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Lot 207

207. Salisbury (Frank O. 1874-1962) po rt r a i t o f lo r d Cu r z o n,

vi C e r o y o f in d i a (1859-1925), bust-length in charcoal and white

chalk, 580 x 440mm., captioned: “Lord Curzon” lower right in ink,

unframed, [c. 1910]. £300 - £500

*** Sold at Christies, 25th September 1985, lot 108.

208. Salisbury (Frank O. 1874-1962) 2 p o rt r a i t S o f h.e. ra u l

re g i S d e ol i v i e r a, t h e br a z i l i a n am b a S S a d o r to lo n d o n, both

apparently datable from the artist’s sitters book to July 1937, one

half-length in charcoal and coloured chalks on grey paper, 485

x 380mm., signed and inscribed lower left, the other head and

shoulders, charcoal and white chalk on grey paper, 405 x 355mm.,

signed and inscribed lower right, both mounted (2) £300 - £500

*** Sold at Christies, 25th September 1985, lot 269.

Lot 208

Lot 209

209. Salisbury (Frank O. 1874-1962) po rt r a i t o f h.e. ba r o n

Ca rt i e r d e ma r C h i e n n e, t h e be l g i a n am b a S S a d o r to lo n d o n,

apparently dated in the artist’s sitters book to July 1937, half-length

in charcoal and coloured chalks on grey paper, 480 x 380mm.,

signed and inscribed lower left, mounted. £150 - £200

*** Sold at Christie’s, 25th September 1985, lot 273.


Lot 210

210. Royal Flying Corps.- Aspinall (John Vincent, Captain,

RFC, later 11th Squardon RAF, killed in action, son of Herbert

Hackett Aspinall, of St. Kilda, Melbourn, Victoria. d. 1918)

[Co r r e S p o n d e n C e a n d pa p e r S r e l at i n g to Ca p ta i n aS p i n a l l],

including: c. 30 ALs.s. (1 written after the war by a relation), c.

85pp., mostly to his father and mostly from the BEF, France in

1916-17, an ALs from R. Spencer on behalf of an old employee

enquiring where Captain Aspinall is buried, a memorial scroll

issued on behalf of George V commemorating his sacrifice, a TLs

from the Imperial War Graves Commission to his father on doubts

at to the whereabouts of his son’s grave, photographs, flying badge

etc., v.s., v.d. 1904-18 & 1935 (c. 40 pieces). £1,000 - £1,500

*** ae r i a l C o m b at o v e r t h e we S t e r n fr o n t.

(1). 14th April 1916. “... I crashed my fifth Hun yesterday. We had a

hell of a fight & he was able to climb quicker than us but still he got

his height & then dived on us that was his death warrant for he had

a drum of lead put into him (a drum is 97 rounds for machine guns)

fired in about 10 seconds & he got the full blast into his engine he

went down in a vertical dive from 10,000 feet & never pulled out &

crashed just on the Hindenberg line just neat St. Quentin.”

(2). 28th September 1916. “I was over the lines yesterday dropping

a few explosive eggs & got archied (anti aircraft guns) like stink &

got the aeroplane hit in many places with holes in the wings & the

landing wheels. I have wired the black cat in front of the machine

& have had Oh! I say! painted underneath.”

Lot 211

211. First World War.- a C o l l e C t i o n o f p o S t C a r d S S e n t b y a

britiSh S o l d i e r S e rv i n g in t h e t r e n C h e S, c.80 postcards, loosely

inserted in album, ink inscription to pastedown, original pictorial

cloth, a little rubbed, 4to, 1917-18. £200 - £300

212. Locke (W.J., novelist, 1863-1930) wh at iS de m o C r a C y?,

typescript article, 4pp. excluding blanks, browned, ALs from the

author tipped-in at front from his house in Hemel Hempstead, 30th

October 1917 to “Lane” on the status of the article, contemporary

cloth, rubbed, gilt spine, slightly faded, sm. 4to, 1917. £100 - £150

213. Archer (William, theatre critic and journalist, 1856-1924).-

Co l l e C t i o n o f l e t t e r S to wi l l i a m ar C h e r, including letters and

other material: J.A. Spender, Prof. W.F. Barrett, Felix Mansfield,

Lord Bryce, typed minutes from the League of Nations, uncorrected

proofs by William Archer etc., numerous pp., v.s., 1918-19 (sm.

qty). £80 - £120

*** After the First World War Archer worked with various

precursor organisations to the League of Nations and became parttime

secretary for the league of Free Nations Association.

The Property of a Lady

214. Beerbohm (Sir Max, caricaturist and writer, 1872-1956)

au t o g r a p h le t t e r S i g n e d to Jo h n dr i n K wat e r, 9pp. & envelope,

8vo, Rapallo, Italy, 28th July 1920, thanking him sending him his

book and recounting a humorous conversation about Abraham

Lincoln whose biography his wife has been reading, “Apropos of

Abraham Lincoln. My wife, lately, was reading a Life of him by

Norman Hapgood. She read aloud to me, as a sample of the sort

of thing to which Lincoln was subjected in the heat of political

controversy, that some Congressmen had said in Congress that

Abraham Lincoln was the son of a gorilla. I (indignantly): ‘What

a horrible thing to say! (a pause; and then rather vaguely, as it

were:) And of course not a word of truth in it?’ My Wife (American

by birth): ‘I wish I hadn’t read it to you. You were born without any

sort of reverence for anything,” folds. £150 - £200

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Lot 215

215. Drinkwater (John, poet and playwight, 1882-1937) a So n g

f o r t h e un i v e r S i t y o f lo n d o n, a u t o g r a p h t m a n u S C r i p t S i g n e d,

2pp., slightly browned, sm. 4to, Waterden, 27th October 1923.

£150 - £200

*** Printed as A Graduation Song for the University of London,

published in 1926.

216. Hardy (Thomas, novelist and poet, 1840-1928) th e fa m o u S

tr a g e d y o f t h e qu e e n o f Co r n wa l l at ti n ta g e l in ly o n n e S S e,

firSt e d i t i o n, S i g n e d p r e S e n tat i o n C o p y f r o m t h e a u t h o r to da i S y

Ke n n e d y dr i n K wat e r with ink inscription: “th o m a S ha r d y o n t h e

d ay o f i t S p e r f o r m a n C e no v e m b e r: 1923” on fly-leaf and half-title

and signed “Daisy Drinkwater”, also S m a l l p h o t o g r a p h o f th o m a S

ha r d y a n d da i S y Ke n n e d y dr i n K wat e r ta K e n b y Jo h n dr i n K wat e r

in t h e g a r d e n at max gat e and inscribed by Daisy, and a ticket

for a performance by the Hardy Players The Famous Tragedy of

the Queen of Cornwall, 2 plates, small tear on dedication page, ink

mark on front pastedown, original gilt pictorial cloth, 8vo, 1923.

£400 - £600

***Inscription by Daisy Kennedy Drinkwater: “This photograph

of Thomas Hardy (with Daisy Kennedy Drinkwater) was taken in

the garden at Max Gate by John Drinkwater in 1924.”

Lot 216

Lot 217

217. Drinkwater (John, poet and playwight, 1882-1937) fr o m t h e

ge r m a n : Verses Written From the German Poets During a Summer

Holiday in Germany, a u t o g r a p h m a n u S C r i p t S i g n e d “J.d.”, title

and 28pp. excluding blanks, original patterned boards, bookticket

at end of Albrecht-Dürer-haus of Stuttgart on lower endpaper, later

slip-case, 98 x 82mm., 1924. £200 - £300

*** Inscription on dedication page reads: “For David [Daisy] from

Jonathan [John Drinkwater] with loving memories written between

August 25th and September 5th 1924 at Stuttgart, Heidelberg,

Reutlingen.”

Written in the year that Drinkwater married his second wife,

the violinist Daisy Fowler, daughter of Joseph Arthur Kennedy,

schoolmaster, of Norwood, Adelaide, Australia, and formerly wife

of Benno Moiseiwitsch, the Russian pianist.


218. Drinkwater (John, poet and playwright, 1882-1937).- th i S

Ca l e n d a r & di a ry [bi rt h d ay bo o K in a Cu r w e n pr e S S di a ry],

signatures, including: Ja m e S Jo y C e, ol i v e r St. Jo h n go g a rt y,

p.g. wo d e h o u S e, Ja C K b. ye at S, th o m a S ha r d y, e.m. fo r S t e r,

au g u S t u S Jo h n, a.a. mi l n e, ge o r g e be r n a r d Sh aw , Ch a r l o t t e

f. Sh aw , iS r a e l za n g w i l l, ly t t o n St r a C h e y, vi ta ni C o l S o n,

a.e. ho u S m a n, ed w i n lu t y e n S, dav i d lo w, Jo h n na S h, th o m a S

be e C h a m, Jo a n Su t h e r l a n d, pa u l na S h, g.K. Ch e S t e rto n, he n ry

ne w b o lt , Jo h n dr i n K wat e r, da i S y Ke n n e d y, Sy d n e y Co C K e r e l l,

ma x be e r b o h m, gu S t av ho l S t, St e fa n zw e i g, Padraic Colum,

Rebecca West, Peggy Ashcroft, Cyril Harcourt, Holbrook Jackson,

Lascelles Abercrombie, Harold Knight, William Rothenstein,

Seymour Hicks, Anthony Hope-Hawkins, Clemence Dane, Francos

Cornford, Hugh Walpole, Harold Monro, Algernon Blackwood,

Gerald Du Maurier, Rabindrath Tagore, Lilian Bayliss, A.E.W.

Mason, E.V. Rue, Squires Bancroft, Humbert Wolfe, Henry

Newbolt, E.V. Lucas, Julian Huxley, Alec Waugh, H.M. Brock,

A.J. Cronin, Laura Knight, Lawrence Binyon, J.B. Priestley, Alfred

Noyes, Edmund Gosse, Herbert F. Wade, Shane Leslie, Wilfrid

Gibson, Alfred Munnings, Bernard Partridge, Austen Chamberlain,

Sybil Thorndike, Arthur Quiller-Couch, Harley Granville Barker

and others, 53pp. of signatures, colour printed illustrations by

Albert Rutherston, browned, pencil inscription by Drinkwater on

front free endpaper, original holland boards, rubbed, corners and

edges worn, original printed paper label on upper cover, rubbed,

130 x 86mm., preserved in a full blue morocco box, gilt, initials

J.D. on spine, 1920s - 30s. £2,000 - £2,500

*** a r o l l C a l l o f n a m e S f r o m t h e l i t e r a ry a n d a rt w o r l d o f t h e

1920S a n d 30S.

Lot 218

Lot 219

219. Thomas Hardy.- Drinkwater (John, poet and playwright,

1882-1937) th e may o r o f Ca S t e r b r i d g e dr a m at i z e d f r o m

th o m a S ha r d y’S no v e l..., 2 vol., a u t o g r a p h m a n u S C r i p t S i g n e d

b y t h e a u t h o r, title and 145pp. excluding blanks, lined paper, in

two notebooks, vol. I original cloth-backed boards, vol. II original

rexine, in a modern box, paper labels on spines, sm. 4to, 44 Evelyn

Gardens London SW7, [1926]. £600 - £800

*** un p u b l i S h e d.

Thomas Hardy came to see the production at Weymouth and

approved of it.

Inscription on title reads: “Given to me by J.D. at this address after

the first night at the Barnes Theatre (Lyn Harding as Henchard)

D.D.”

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Lot 220

220. Thomas Hardy.- Hardy (Florence, second wife of Thomas

Hardy, 1879-1937) Co r r e S p o n d e n C e to Jo h n dr i n K wat e r S i g n e d

“fh” o r “fl o r e n C e ha r d y”, c. 28 letters, A.Pc.s. and a telegram (1

letter incomplete), 80pp., 8vo & 4to, 10 letters and an incomplete

letter undated, Max Gate, Dorchester, 29th May 1926 - 9th

May 1932, m a n y o n b e h a l f o f th o m a S ha r d y a n d r e l at i n g to

dr i n K wat e r’S d r a m at i z at i o n o f “th e may o r o f Ca S t e r b r i d g e”,

“When you were here once you spoke of some day having a shot at

dramatizing ‘The Mayor of Casterbridge.’ I was reminded of this

some weeks ago when T.H. found a rough scenario (is that the right

word I wonder?) of his own. Siegfried Sassoon was here at the

time, & seemed impressed by it, & said you were about the only

dramatist who could do anything with it”, Drinkwater’s treatment

of the work, “... in respect to discussing the construction of the

play my husband says that he prefers to give you a free hand in the

dramatization, a u t h o r S b e i n g n o t o r i o u S ly b a d a d v i S e r S in a d a p t i n g

Lot 221

t h e i r o w n n o v e l S f o r t h e S ta g e. There is also a personal reason,

since he has not been particularly strong through this spring”, and

the film rights, “He says now that film rights in the play you are

about to make out of ‘The Mayor of Casterbridge’ are quite outside

Mr Ridgeway’s production of the play, and cannot be conveyed

in your contract with him”, and tho m a S har d y’S C h a n g e S to t h e

C o n t r a C t o n t w o p o i n t S, firstly that the agreement should last

for seven years and over the film rights and a q u i t e r e m a r K a b l e

l e t t e r f r o m fl o r e n C e ha r d y d i S a g r e e i n g w i t h t h e t w o p o i n t S, “I

have been thinking over the typed letter - just posted - which was

dictated by T.H. & i f e e l i m u S t a d d a l i n e to S ay h o w m u C h i

r e g r e t t h e t w o a lt e r at i o n S t h at h e w iS h e S m a d e. i J u S t wa n t to

e x p l a i n t h at i f i n d it impoSSible n o w to a r g u e a n y p o i n t w i t h h i m -

& I want as far as I dared with regard to the ‘seven years’ he will be

in his 94th year, & of course I would be willing for you to extend

the contract indefinitely if you wished. And then with regard to film

rights I think there would be no difficulty there, if, later on, there

was any question of a film being made for the play. But of course

I have no power to arrange matters now”, a n d viSiting t h e p l ay , “I

telegraphed to Mr Ridgeway to say that T.H. would be pleased to be

at the matinée on Monday week... It will be a great pleasure to see

you there. You will find the Weymouth Theatre a very convenient

one”, a n d t h e C r i t i C S v i e w o f t h e p l ay , “... people who write tell us

they were amazed to find the play so very good after the indifferent

press. T.H. was very angry at the notice in the month’s Adelphi. I

don’t know if Middleton-Murry is responsible: he writes

under all sorts of names. T.H. said it was unfair and absolutely

untrue. he w a S p l e a S e d w i t h t h e p l ay , a S y o u K n o w. he S ay S it

g i v e S a p e r f e C t p i C t u r e o f l i f e in do r C h e S t e r a S it w a S w h e n h e w a S

a S m a l l b o y”, a n d h e r g r i e f at t h e d e at h o f har d y, “I do thank

you for your true sympathy. I am sure you & your wife will realize

the utter desolation of my life, & the almost unbearable loneliness.

You were always one of his sincere friends, & Mrs Drinkwater, &

h e w a S f o n d o f y o u b o t h. i h a d b e e n So C o n f i d e n t t h at h e w o u l d

l i v e o n u n t i l h e w a S o v e r n i n e t y & So, i t h i n K w a S h e”, folds; and

a quantity of transcripts of letters from Thomas Hardy to John

Drinkwater, v.s., (c. 28 pieces). £1,000 - £1,500

*** th o m a S ha r d y’S t h o u g h t S C o n v e y e d b y h i S w i f e.

221. Joyce (James, writer, 1882-1941) & Nora Joyce (wife of

James Joyce, 1884-1951) Ch r i S t m a S Ca r d “Jo y e u x no ë l” S i g n e d

“Ja m e S Jo y C e” a n d “no r a Jo y C e” to Jo h n dr i n K wat e r, card with

scene, 90 x 143mm., n.d. [c. 1930]. £400 - £600


222. Virginia Woolf.- Sackville-West (Vita, writer and gardener,

1892-1962) au t o g r a p h le t t e r S i g n e d “vi ta ni C o l S o n” to Jo h n

dr i n K wat e r, 2pp., sm. 4to, Sevenoaks, Sunday, n.y., [c. 1930],

thanking him for sending a copy of his book, “Harold [Nicolson]

has carried it off with him to Birmingham; so I can’t read it, as I had

meant to this evening. But Viginia Woolf, on whose table I saw it

two days ago, says it is fascinating. I shall look forward to reading

it and to broadcasting it”, fold. £150 - £200

223. Housman (A.E., poet and classical scholar, 1859-1936)

au t o g r a p h le t t e r S i g n e d to Jo h n dr i n K wat e r, 1p. with conjugate

blank, 8vo, Trinity College, Cambridge, 18th October 1931, “Many

thanks for your autobiography, which is interesting and amusing

me. I have just produced a book of my own, but of such a nature

that I shall ill requite your kindness by sending you a copy”, folds.

£120 - £180

224. Milne (A.A., author, 1882-1956) au t o g r a p h le t t e r S i g n e d

to Jo h n dr i n K wat e r, 2pp., 8vo, Chelsea, 20th October 1931,

sending him a copy of his book and congratulating him on his

autobiography, Inheritance, “You have made me envy you your

inheritance, which I didn’t think to do, for, having less family

background than any man living” and comparing his own family

background, “still, nothing is going to take the country away from

me, because my ancestors didn’t drive coaches or keep pub. (I

think they were stone-masons. I see them clipping the local granite

in Aberdeenshire...). £100 - £150

225. Shaw (George Bernard, playwight, 1856-1950) ty p e d

le t t e r S i g n e d to Jo h n dr i n K wat e r, 1p., sm. 4to, London, 15th

January 1931, “Arms and the Man, at the old Avenue Theatre which

was demolished by the crashing of Charing Cross Station roof

and replaced by the Playhouse, was my first regular professional

production. The ostensible manager was Florence Farr, the real one

Miss Horniman. Your father, fired by a mad ambition to play the

part of Bluntschli, insisted on taking the piece on tour in spite of

my attempts to dissuade him. Kremlin played Petkoff and produced

the play. He began his duties in the manner of a drill sergeant, with

the immediate result that the actor engaged to play Nicola told him

off in the most trenchant Billingsgate and shook the dust off his

feet as he retired. I had to explain to Kremlin - with an eye to your

father - that actors were now university men and wouldn’t stand

that sort of thing,” folds, margins slightly soiled. £200 - £300

226. Edward VIII (King of Great Britain and Ireland, as Duke of

Windsor, 1900-60).- Lambe (Sir Charles Edward, naval officer,

equerry to Edward VIII and George VI, 1900-60) au t o g r a p h

le t t e r S i g n e d to Jo h n dr i n K wat e r, 1p. & envelope, sm. 4to,

Enzesfeld, Austria, 1st January 1937, shortly after the abdication,

“The Duke of Windsor wishes me to write and thank you for your

kind letter and good wishes which His Royal Highness much

appreciates”, folds; and 6 other letters, including: 1 from Stanley

Baldwin, 1 on behalf of George V (signed by Clive Wigram), 3

from Ramsay Macdonald (1 a long letter to Mrs. Drinkwater

offering condolences of the death of John Drinkwater), and a

formal invitation to dine at 10, Downing Street, folds; and 5 others,

programmes including an Official Souvenir of the Coronation of

Edward VIII, Coronation of George VI (2) and a programme of the

opening of the People’s Palace by Edward VIII (2), v.s., v.d. (12).

£150 - £200

227. Letters, including: William Rothenstein, Hugo von

Hofmannsthal, Lilian Bayliss, J. Maisky (USSR Ambassador),

Herbert Trench, Ida Galsworthy and Henry Newbolt, 3

addresed to Daisy Drinkwater offering condolences on the John

Drinkwater’s death, several pp., v.s., v.d., 1930s, from Rothenstein,

Gloucestershire, 26th March 1937, “... my son-in-law came & told

us that John, dear John, was no more. I cd scarcely believe him.

That strong vital, luminous spirit stilled - it still seems incredible.

And so lately I had seen him... And 3 weeks ago he spent the night

at Worcester College... we had long talks & he spoke of a book

about England wh he said I wd be pleased with: the best he had

written”, folds (7 pieces). £200 - £250

Other Properties

Lot 228

228. Calligraphic Manuscript.- th e bu r i a l o f t h e de a d,

manuscript, title and 19pp., t i t l e d e C o r at e d in g o l d, g r e e n a n d r e d,

text decorated with gold initials and red and blue ink decoration, 2

pp. of gold decorated crosses at beginning and end, original vellum

with green silk ties, 182 x 182mm., [c. 1920]. £200 - £300

*** The Anglican burial service.

229. Christian Mysticism.- Crow (Agnes M.) a le C t u r e o n t h e

me a n i n g & pe r S i S t e n C e o f myStiCiSm, manuscript, 48pp., hinges

splitting, original roan, lettered direct on upper cover, gilt, upper

cover working loose, slightly rubbed, g.e., sm. 4to, n.d. [c. 1920].

£80 - £120

230. Halifax (Edward Wood, first Earl of, politician, 1881-

1959) 1 a.l.S. & 4 t.lS.S. to “bi l ly”, lo r d ha r l e C h, 18pp., 8vo

& 4to, Foreign Office, Colonial Office, Viceregal Lodge Delhi &

Viceregal Lodge Simla, 15th November 1921 - 16th May 1940, on

political matters etc., the General Strike, “I cannot quite make out

what is happening in your Coal dispute. I wonder really whether

the Government are to blame for not having succeeded in stopping

it sooner. I have no doubt the electorate will think so, and if, as a

result of it all, Winston [Churchill] has to take something more

out of our income-tax”, and India, “I cannot help hoping that they

[the Labour Government] will not be turned out until we are a bit

further through with this Indian job. I don’t think they would, in

Opposition, be likely to support a Conservative Government in

doing all the things you have been supporting them in doing in

regard to Civil Disobedience, and I do think that the best chance

of getting to some understanding over our affairs here will not

be by having them conducted by Winston [Churchill] and Jix. I

suppose you all think that the Labour Government is going to give

everything away,” folds. £80 - £120

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Lot 231

231. McCullagh (Francis, journalist, war correspondent and

author, Moscow correspondent of the New York Herald, 1874-

1956) al b u m o f C o r r e S p o n d e n C e, n e w S pa p e r C u t t i n g S a n d f o o d

C a r d S m o S t ly r e l at i n g to ruSSia in t h e 1920S, 127pp. excluding

blanks, most laid down, some tipped-in, some ff. loose or working

loose, browned, original cloth, rubbed and worn, folio, 1922-24 &

1927. £300 - £400

*** Covers the turmoil of the early years of the Bolshevik

Revolution and in particular the trial of Archbishop Zepliak of

Poland. Includes telegrams congratulating McCulloch on his

escape from Warsaw during the fighting and mentions several of

his books including The Bolshevik Persecution of Christianity.

Lot 232

232. Devon foxhunting.- Tetcott Hunt. liSt o f Su p p o rt e r S o f

t h e tet C o t t hu n t to a p r e S e n tat i o n o f a pa i r o f Ca n d l e S t i C K S to

g.C. th y n n e eSq r. m.f.h. on his resignation of the Mastership

of the above Hunt, and in appreciation of the manner in which

he has conducted the Mastership from 1920 to 1924, manuscript,

i l l u m i n at e d t i t l e d e C o r at e d w i t h wat e r C o l o u r f o x h u n t i n g S C e n e

and 5pp., each page underlined and outlined in gold, some foxing,

original morocco, Thynne’s initials in silver metal on upper cover,

upper cover and spine mottled and faded, mark on upper cover, sm.

4to, [1924]. £200 - £300

233. Webb (Sidney, Baron Passfield, social reformer and

politician, 1859-1947) 2 au t o g r a p h le t t e r S to mr. So m e rv i l l e,

7pp., 8vo, 41 Grosvenor Road, Westminster Embankment, 7th

& 14th May 1925, changing something he had written, “I return

the letter, in which I have shortened the objectionable sentences

by half!”, and offering him some socialist books for sale, and to

help defray expences for an ?election contest, “a supply of cheap

editions of some of the books of Mrs. Webb and myself”, tears

along folds, slightly creased. £80 - £120

234. Baden Powell (Robert S.S., first Baron, soldier and founder

of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides, 1857-1941) Sou t h lon d o n

bo y SCo u t Cou n C i l dip l o m a o f mer i t fir S t Cla S S awa r d e d to

art h u r mell o r f o r Coo K i n g, D.s. “Robert Baden Powell” &

others, illustrated diploma, slightly browned, framed and glazed,

c. 215 x 292mm., n.d. [c. 1930]. £100 - £150

235. Charteris (Leslie, real name Leslie Charles Bowyer Yin,

writer, author of “The Saint” novels, 1907-93) 13 p i e C e S o f

C o r r e S p o n d e n C e to miSSeS Sa l l i e a n d et h e l go l d i e, comprising:

9 Autograph Postcards signed to “Miss Goldie”, 1 ALs to “Miss

Goldie”, 1 ALs & 1 TLs addressed to “Sallie Goldie” & 1 ALs

addressed to “Ethel Goldie”, several pp., 1st March 1930 - 22nd

June 1935, a series of light hearted letters and postcards, “Badger

the populace. Assault the libraries. Besiege the booksellers. For I

have decided that this book shall stagger the world, & all good

souls are being pressed into the campaign. Go forth & propogand,

remembering that even your insignificant efforts may have their

repercussions in the circulation figures of the United Kingdom”,

folds. £200 - £300

*** Sallie and Ethel Goldie were girlfriends of Leslie Charteris.

Lot 236

236. Crowley (Aleister, author and occultist, 1875-1947) pa rt

o f r o u g h d r a f t o f a p o e m, a u t o g r a p h m a n u S C r i p t S i g n e d, “Our

consciousness depends”; “Arteries - sclerosis!” [first and last lines],

c. 30 lines, numbered verses divided into sections II2 - V, 2pp., in

pencil, some revisions, and an additional section at the end heavily

scored through, written on a half-title: “The Mother’s Tragedy”,

the title of one of Crowley’s verse dramas, folds, browned, 8vo,

n.d. £600 - £800


Lot 237

237. Sassoon (Siegfried, poet and writer, 1886-1967) to lu g g i a at

li n d i S fa r n e, a u t o g r a p h m a n u S C r i p t p o e m, “I have heard a troubled

spirit; And visit curlew-haunted sands” [first and last lines], with

initialled pencil note from Sassoon and a reply from the editor, 1p.,

folds, 8vo, n.d. £200 - £300

*** Pencil inscriptions read: “Is this alright? SS”, and the editor’s

reply “No, S. ‘fraid it isn’t. Get back to the air. Sorry to be so harsh!

Just startin’ to gab about you in America.”

238. Johnson (Amy, aviator, 1903-41) au t o g r a p h le t t e r S i g n e d

“mi C K e y” to miSS gl a S S, girlie a n d Sh e i l a, 1p., lge 8vo, 15

Vernon Court, Finchley Road, 15th February 1931, thanking them

for a “sweet letter” and her flight back from Hanover, “I had a

rather unpleasant trip back as it was extremely windy, so windy

that most of my small belongings were blown out of the cockpit &

policemen are now picking maps etc. up in Kent!”, and that she “has

been awfully busy” and hoping for some “peace & calm”, folds.

£120 - £180

239. Kipling (Rudyard, author, 1865-1936) ty p e d letter S i g n e d to

b.t. pe a r S e, o f Co l a C, vi C to r i a, au S t r a l i a, 1p., sm. 4to, Burwash,

19th June 1934, “Here is a most belated answer to your kind birthday

letter to me. But I’ve been in France for some months and only came

back a short time ago... . What you are good enough to say about my

books, but I did not quite understand your thinking that I didn’t visit

Victoria when I was in Australia ever so many years ago. I was in

Melbourne and went up country there and had the best of good times.

Your P.S. and cutting, however, put matters straight and I feel better”,

cut at head not affecting address, folds, browned. £200 - £300

Lot 240

240. Shaw (George Bernard, playwright, 1856-1950) au t o g r a p h

n o t e S i g n e d, reSponSe o n a t y p e d l e t t e r S e n t to h i m f r o m th o m a S

C. go d f r e y, b o o K S e l l e r, 1p. 4to, York, 25th January 1934, letter

from Godfrey referring to Shaw’s book Immaturity, “in the preface

to your book “Immaturity” you refer to a book by Alexander

Mackintosh Shaw on the history of the Shaw family. A lady of this

name in Ottowa is most anxious to obtain a copy of this family

history... . Please excuse the liberty... in asking if you would be

prepared to sell your copy...”, and Bernard Shaw’s reply, “My copy

is the only one I ever saw. I won’t sell it, as it is my only authority

for the statements in the Immaturity preface G. Bernard Shaw...”,

framed and glazed. £150 - £200

241. Baldwin (Stanley, first Earl Baldwin of Bewdley, politician

and prime minister, as Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1867-1947)

lo n g au t o g r a p h le t t e r to ma ry bu t l e r, 6pp. & envelope, 8vo,

24th March 1935, declaring himself “a real cabbage” having

discovered that he is descended from gentry in Shropshire and

relating that he had gone to the church at Mumslow and copied a

brass to one of his family who had given the church a silver flagon

that the vicar had shown him and of which he has had a perfect

replica made which he intends to leave to Trinity, concluding that

his ancestors were “small country gentry”, that he is descended

through the younger sons which accounts for the paucity of records

and that it “is no wonder that I am a Tory with such roots!...”, slight

browning along central folds. £80 - £120

Lot 242

242. Ransome (Arthur, journalist and writer, 1884-1967)

au t o g r a p h po S t C a r d t h i r d perSon to “Ca p ta i n Jo h n” [Jo h n

ru b i n S t e i n], 1p., 8vo, w i t h p r i n t e d p i C t o r i a l b o r d e r a n d g r e e n

wat e r C o l o u r w a S h , n.p., n.d. [c. 1935], “Mr Arthur Ransome

presents his compliments to Captain John and brothers and regrets

that circumstances make it impossible for him to accept their kind

invitation. He hopes that if ever they are charging round this part

of the country on a weekend they will look in on him”, and a note

on Way & Waller Estate Agents notepaper inscribed “to Cap ta i n

Jo h n f r o m art h u r ran S o m e” and a small p e n a n d i n K d r aw i n g

o f a S a i l i n g b o at , tipped-in to an au t o g r a p h alb u m, including:

al d o u S hux l e y, w.b. ye at S, h.g. we l l S, Queen Victoria, Lloyd

George (pencil), Noel Coward, A.E.F. Horniman, Richard Church,

Rose Macaulay, Victor Gollancz, Radclyffe Hall, Clifford Bax,

George Bernard Shaw, Margot Asquith, Edmund Dulac (w i t h

S m a l l wat e r C o l o u r o f a C at ), G.B. Stern, Louis Golding, General

Birdwood, R.C. Sherriff, Sybil Thorndike, Leslie Hore-Belisha,

John Masefield, Laurence Housman, Malcolm Muggeridge,

Vera Brittain, A.J. Cronin, Marie Stopes and others, together

c. 75 pieces, some ff. loose or working loose, original leather,

slightly rubbed, in an album, some slight rubbing, oblong 8vo.

£600 - £800

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243. Poetry.- Barnefield (Richard), Samuel Daniel, Michael

Drayton, William Drummond, John Florio, Robert Herrick,

William Shakespeare, Sir Philip Sidney, Edmund Spenser,

Henry Howard Earl of Surrey & Joshua Sylvester. ea r ly en g l i S h

So n n e t S, manuscript, title and 26pp., original card wrappers, paper

label with manuscript title on upper cover, stitched, “Chosen and

written out by Edwin A. Hyett”, Autumn 1946; and a small quantity

of others, including material relating to the Gordon family (tickets

to the Coronation of George IV) and letters from Hyett, v.s., v.d.

(sm. qty). £100 - £150

244. Shaw George Bernard, playwright, 1856-1950) au t o g r a p h

po S t C a r d S i g n e d to “th e” ti m eS n e w S pa p e r, postcard, Ayot St

Lawrence, Hertfordshire, 18th April 1950, requesting a copy of the

second edition of “The Times” Guide to the House of Commons,

“Please send me this; and charge to my a/c G. Bernard Shaw,”

newspaper cutting laid down and a colour printed postcard of

Shaw, framed and glazed. £100 - £150

245. Forster (E.M., novelist and essayist, 1879-70) 2 au t o g r a p h

po S t C a r d S S i g n e d “mo r g a n” to mat t h e w hod g a rt o f pem b r o K e

Co l l e g e, Ca m b r i d g e, 2pp., 88 x 115mm., King’s College Cambridge,

June 1953 - 15th February 1955, answering a query about a work

he had written, “About 1900 I wrote “The Relation of Dryden to

Milton and Pope” for the College... Essay Prizes... [it] can’t have

any value... I never published it”, and inviting him to lunch to meet

“my friend Ahmed Ali”. £80 - £120

*** Matthew Hodgart (1916-96), academic; fought with the SOE

in the Second World War.

Ahmad Ali (1910-94), novelist, poet, critic, translator, diplomat

and scholar.

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Lot 247

246. [Armstrong (Terence, poet and journal editor, 1912-1970)],

“John Gawsworth.” im pat i e n C e, a u t o g r a p h m a n u S C r i p t S i g n e d,

8pp., with numerous corrections by the author, folds, browned, 4to,

16th January 1953; and 4 other related pieces, including an issue

of Truth magazine, with the short story printed, a copy of a flyer

advertising The Collected Poems of John Gawsworth, S i g n e d a n d

w i t h a S h o rt v e r S e b y gaw S w o r t h , and a copy of Lewis W. Cave’s

Cave’s Guide to Turf Culture, signed by the author, 1967, v.s., v.d.

(5). £250 - £350

*** Provenance: Given by Gawsworth to Lewis W. Cave, author of

Cave’s Guide to Turf Culture, 1967.

247. Einstein (Albert, theoretical physicist, 1879-1955) ty p e d

le t t e r S i g n e d to pe t e r g. Sta n l i S, Department of English,

University of Detroit, 1p., 4to, on blind-stamped headed paper

‘A.Einstein, 112 Mercer Street, Princeton, New Jersey...’, 17th

November 1953, having received his letter, “In 1933 or 34, at the

beginning of the Hitler regime, I said to a reporter something about

the courageous attitude of a part of the German Churches towards

Nazism. I do not remember the precise text of this oral conversation

but with time it became vastly exaggerated and elaborated on to

such a degree that I could hardly recognize it myself”, and asking

him “not to mention it at all”, folds. £2,000 - £3,000

*** The late Dr. Stanlis was the one of world’s foremost scholars

on the British statesman Edmund Burke and was a student and

personal friend of the poet Robert Frost for 23 years.


248. James Joyce.- Weaver (Harriet Shaw, political activist and

journal editor, 1876-1961) 2 ty p e d le t t e r S S i g n e d to mat t h e w

ho d g a rt, 4pp., 8vo, Oxford & Saffron Walden, 13th January 1957

& 17th February 1959, thanking him for his letter and the typescript

of a book he had written, “You mention Mr Slocum’s James Joyce

Bibliography and I would just like to say that his claim on page 145

that I had prepared a list for the compilers of that book occupying

21 pages of typescript setting out the contents of the Finnegans

Wake manuscripts given to me by Mr Joyce was most certainly

incorrect. It was not made for those compilers, though I did let

Mr Slocum have a carbon copy of the list I made”, and the fate of

the manuscripts in her possession, “I had not at that time decided

which library to give the manuscripts to, inclining for a time to the

National Library of Ireland - but later coming to the conclusion that

they would be more generally accessible in the British Museum”,

folds. £300 - £400

*** Harriet Shaw supported James Joyce financially for many

years and continued to do so after they had a major disagreement at

her reservations over Finnegans Wake.

Lot 249

249. Betjeman (Sir John, poet, 1906-84) no t e S f o r a p o e m f o r a

h e a d e d “ne v e r mi n d ho w fe w”, relating to Hackney and Stoke

Newington, most continuous section beginning: “We don’t want

slums but we do need human scale”, a u t o g r a p h m a n u S C r i p t, 1p., c.

15 lines, on headed notepaper, 43 C loth Fair, London, EC1, n.d.

£150 - £200

250. Heath-Stubbs (John, poet, 1918-2006) 2 au t o g r a p h le t t e r S

S i g n e d to te r e n C e ti l l e r, 9pp., 8vo & 4to, 35 Sutherland Place,

[London], 27th May 1963 & 18th November 1965, relating to a

project on Dante, folds. £75 - £100

251. Marsh (Edward & Gwen, translators, of 35 Tanza Road,

Hampstead, fl. 1960s - 80s) ar C h i v e, numerous manuscript and

typescript translations of various works, folds, creased, v.s., v.d.,

[twentieth century] (2 boxes). £150 - £200

*** Includes some letters from Alan Ayckbourn as Artistic Director

of the Theatre in the Round, Scarborough.

252. Sassoon (Siegfried, poet and writer, 1886-1967).- ty p e d

le t t e r to he S t e r a n d ge o r g e Sa S S o o n f r o m St e p h e n S o n ha rw o o d

& tat h a m, So l i C i t o r S, d i S C u S S i n g Sa S S o n’S f i n a n C i a l a f fa i r S, 4pp.,

sm. 4to, London, 12th February 1965, “I have been wondering if

there was any other way in which Siegfried could raise the funds

so that he would feel that he had more room for manoeuvre and I

realise that he would hate to part with any of the pictures which he

no doubt contemplates. I suspect that for sentimental reasons he

would be sad to part with any of the Manuscripts, but I would have

thought that their sale might be less noticeably painful to him than

that of the pictures”, folds. £80 - £120

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❦ Continental Literature and History

The Property of a Gentleman

Lot 253

253. Rolewinck (Werner) [fa S C i C u l u S t e m p o r u m] dat b o e K d at m e n h i e t fa S C i C u l u S t e m p o r u m, 334 (of 338 ff., lacking a1, k7 and blanks

T8 and U10), 38 lines and 3 columns in table, Gothic letter, preface with early hand-coloured ornamental frame and large decorative

initial, 35 woodcuts from 20 blocks and coats-of-arms, of which m a n y w i t h e a r ly h a n d-C o l o u r i n g, large early hand-coloured woodcut

printer’s device to foot of final f., paragraph-marks in red and blue, red initial strokes, E1&8, H1&8 and sigs. K-N possibly from another

copy, sigs. y-B1 misbound between t7&8, short tear to head of preface f. with minor loss to part of border, lower margin of a8 repaired,

repaired tear to S8, within text, but with no loss, final f. laid down with small area of loss to lower margin, some ff. trimmed, occasionally

affecting a border or side-notes, a few small repairs, mostly marginal, occasional staining or offsetting of hand-colouring, some fingermarking,

attractive 18th century speckled calf, gilt, richly gilt spine in compartments and with brown and black leather labels, skilfully

rebacked, preserving original gilt backstrip, a few marks, [BMC IX, 12; Goff R-278; Hain 6946; ISTC ir00278000], small folio, Utrecht,

Johann Veldener, 14th February, 1480. £4,000 - £6,000

*** The first edition in Dutch of this attractive chronicle of the history of the world. Includes supplementary material to the Louvainprinted

Latin edition of 1475 on the dukes of Brabant, bishops of Holland, Zeeland and Hainault, in addition to histories of the Kings of

France and England. The coats-of-arms make their first appearance in this Utrecht edition.

Provenance: 18th century cardinal (engraved bookplate with motto ‘virtutis amore cano’); U.Proost (20th century bookplate).


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Lot 254

254. Bible, German. biblia ge r m a n i C a, 16ff. from part II (of 332),

present are fol. 64-67 (Isaiah 37.8 to 45.20); 87-90 (Jeremiah

23.11 to 30.24); 172-173 and 178-179 (I Maccabees, 1.58 to 3.45

and 7.18 to 9.46) and 328-331 (Revelation 12.15 to 22.21 (this last

the final f. of New Testament), double column, 51 lines and headline,

capital spaces with guide-letters, initial-strokes in red, all ff.

stained in lower margin, Revelation ff. with many small wormholes,

affecting the odd letter, modern half morocco, black morocco label,

gilt, to upper cover, [BMC II, 324; Goff B-629; Hain 3134], folio,

[Augsburg], [Günther Zainer], [1477]. £450 - £550

Lot 255

255. pseudo-Albertus Magnus. ma r i a l e., 89 (of 90 ff., lacking

final blank), double column, 53 lines, Gothic letter, initials and

initial-strokes in red, a few initials with early brown ink faces

drawn in, title soiled and with a few small holes and short tears, a

few small wormholes to several ff., affecting the odd letter, waterstaining,

mostly marginal, occasional spotting, a few small stains,

2 works removed from binding at earlier stage (an early ink note

to front pastedown notes the original contents of the volume),

contemporary blind-stamped pigskin over wooden boards, metals

clasps and centre- and corner-pieces removed, soiled and rubbed,

[BMC I, 95; Goff A-274; Hain 463; ISTC ia00274000], folio,

[Strasbourg], [Martin Schott], [not after 1489]. £1,500 - £2,000

*** Scarce at auction. The work is in praise of the Virgin Mary.

Provenance: Franciscan Library at Pfreimd (Bavaria) (early ink

inscription to title).

Lot 256

256. Theodulus. eC l o g a, 40 (of 62 ff., lacking a1&2, a6&8, b1-6

and 8, c6, d6&7, e6&8, g4&5 and h2-5, those lacking supplied in

good facsimile from BM copy), 40 lines, Gothic type, initial-strokes

and underlining in red, occasional early ink marginalia (trimmed

with loss), original ff. lightly browned, some water-staining and

spotting, modern vellum, [BMC III, 624; Goff T-148; Hain 15482;

ISTC it00148000], 8vo, [Leipzig], [Conrad Kachelofen], 1489.

£400 - £600

*** We can trace no copy at auction. The work contrasts paganism

with christianity in the form of a debate between a liar (Pseustis)

and Truth (Alathia). It includes references to a number of biblical

stories (including Noah’s flood) and Greek myths along with

extensive commentary.

Provenance: Edmund Mclure (20th century bookplate).

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Lot 257

257. Ferrerius (Vincentius, Saint) [Se r m o n e S d e t e m p o r e e t d e

S a n C t i S], part 3 only (of 3), 135 (of 136 ff., lacking final blank),

double column, 53 lines plus head-line, Gothic type, woodcut

printer’s device printed in red to verso of final text f., capital

spaces, title laid down and silked with loss and some holes (no

loss of text), final text f. (3Q9) silked, wormholes, mostly to first

few sigs., affecting a few letters on each f., soiled, trimmed at head,

affecting a few running titles, some water-staining, a few short

tears, modern vellum, [Goff F-133; Hain 7006; cf. BMC VIII, 294],

8vo, [Lyon], [Johannes Trechsel], [1490]. £750 - £1,000

Lot 258

258. Bible, Latin. biblia ve t e r i S & no v i te S ta m e n t i, double

column, title within woodcut architectural border, near full-page

woodcut of Jesus to verso of 2E7, woodcut initials, some decorated,

occasional early ink marginalia, lacking f.2 (after title) and final

blank, a few library blind-stamps to lower corners, title laid down

(small area of loss to corners, not affecting text) and with small

surface abrasion near upper corner with loss of a few letters and

a minor part of image, a few small wormholes to most ff., affecting

the odd letter on each f. (recto and verso), S5v and S6r with surface

abrasions, loss of several words, occasional staining or spotting,

20th century marbled boards, rebacked in later cloth, corners a

little worn, [Adams B1016], 8vo, [Strasbourg], [Johann Schott],

1535. £300 - £400

*** A scarce bible.

Provenance: Copinger Collection of the General Theological

Seminary, New York (bookplate).

The Property of a Gentleman

Lot 259

259. Homer. [op e r a o m n i a]. od y S S e y [g r a e c e], woodcut printer’s

device to title and verso of final f., a few minor marks, but generally

crisp and clean, 17th century speckled calf, gilt, richly gilt spine in

compartments and with a black and red morocco label, gilt rubbed,

[Adams H742; Ahmanson-Murphy 153; Renouard, Des Alde,

80:3], 8vo, [Venice], [in aedibus Aldi, et Andreae Asulani Soceri],

[June, 1517]. £2,000 - £3,000

*** Rare. Vol. 2 (of 2) of the complete works (complete in itself).


260. Greek Anthology.- an t h o l o g i a e p i g r a m m at u r a g r a e C o r u m

l i b r i vii, [g r a e C e]...fl o r i l e g i u m d i v e r S o r u m e p i g r a m m at u m

v e t e r u m in S e p t e m l i b r o S d i v i S u m, th e Sir Si d n e y le e C o p y, with

bookplate, woodcut printer’s device to title, preliminaries and last

2 ff. lightly foxed, 2e2 very small hole, affecting part of 2 letters

recto and verso, a few minor spots, handsome 18th century red

morocco, gilt, richly gilt spine in compartments and with double

black morocco labels, rubbed and marked, [Adams A1187;

Renouard, Estienne, 124:6; Schreiber 159], 4to, [Geneva], Henri

Estienne for Huldrich Fugger, 1566. £1,000 - £1,500

*** An attractive copy with a distinguished provenance of an

‘important edition of the Greek anthology, which provided a much

better text than any of its predecessors’ (Schreiber).

Provenance: Sir Sidney Lee, Shakespearian scholar and editor of

The Dictionary of National Biography, 1859-1926 (bookplate).

The property of Prof. Dr. P.G.P. Meyboom

261. Martialis. [ep i g r a m m ata], firSt al d i n e e d i t i o n, italic type,

capital spaces with guide-letters, &8 blank, early ink marginalia

and numbering, upper quarter of title with paper repair (not

affecting text recto or verso), 2 small holes to outer margin of A2,

A2&3 with small hole to upper margin, repair to upper corner of

L6, just touching a minor part of 2 letters, &7 (colophon f.) laid

down and with a small hole affecting part of 2 letters, water-stained

(browned in a few instances), causing fading to marginalia in most

instances, late 17th / early 18th century red panelled morocco,

gilt, rebacked, preserving original gilt backstrip in compartments

with gilt lion heraldic motif at head (with a few splits and spine

ends chipped, but still solid), corners a little worn,[Adams M689;

Ahmanson-Murphy 47; Renouard, Des Alde, 30:7; Censimento

16 CNCE 36108], 8vo, [Venice], [in aedibus Aldi], 1501.

£800 - £1,200

*** An important edition of these witty satires on life in Rome and

the scandalous behaviour of Martial’s contemporaries.

Provenance: J.A. Ormerod (bookplate).

Lot 260

Lot 261

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Lot 262

262. Elzevier.- Livius (Titus) hi S t o r i a r u m qu o d ex t at , double

column, engraved pictorial title, woodcut initials and head-

and tail-pieces, a few spots, inner gilt dentelles, silk doublures,

contemporary red morocco, flat gilt spine in compartments, covers

with triple gilt filet borders, head of spine a little worn with minor

loss, upper corners worn, slightly rubbed, g.e., [Willems 1548],

12mo, Amsterdam, apud Danielem Elzevirium, 1678. £150 - £200

Lot 263

263. Aristides (Aelius) op e r a, edited by Samuel Jebb, 2 vol., text

in Greek and Latin, titles in red and black, list of subscribers, vol.2

sig. 2Z skilfully remargined, some spoting or light foxing, handsome

contemporary red morocco, spines in compartments with gilt floral

motifs and black morocco label, covers with gilt arms of the Si g n e t

li b r a ry and triple gilt filet borders with small floral corner-pieces,

vol.2 a few nicks to head of spine, spines darkened, vol.1 small

scuffmark to lower cover, both vol. rubbed, g.e., 4to, Oxford,

Sheldonian Theatre, 1722-1730. £400 - £600

*** The attractive Signet Library copy of a scarce work at auction

(we can trace only one other set, which was sold in these rooms in

2010). Aristides studied under Alexander of Cotiaeum, the tutor

of Marcus Aurelius. He was a skilled orator and travelled widely

throughout Asia, Africa and Europe, particularly in Egypt, Greece

and Italy.

Provenance: ‘J’ai acheté cet exemplaire a l a v e n t e d e mi r a b e a u le

samedi 14 Janvier 1792. Voyez le catalogue de cette vente no.76’

(ink inscription to front free endpaper of vol.1); Signet Library (gilt

arms to bindings).

Lot 264

264. Barbou.- Velleius Paterculus (Caius) hiStoriæ ro m a n æli b r i

du o, engraved frontispiece and 2 head-pieces by Fessard after de

Sève, a further unsigned vignette and tail-piece, short repaired tear

to outer margin of I4, attractive red morocco, gilt, richly gilt spine

in compartments with gilt floral motifs, covers with triple gilt filet

borders and floral corner-pieces, inner gilt dentelles, 6 very small

wormholes to spines, g.e., [Cohen -de Ricci 1007], 12mo, Paris,

Joseph Barbou, 1754. £200 - £300

Lot 265

265. Demosthenes. or at o r u m gr a e C o r u m [a n d o t h e r w o r K S],

edited by Johannes Jacob Reiske, 12 vol., some spotting or light

foxing, C o n t e m p o r a ry r e d m o r o C C o b y de r o m e l e Je u n e, with book

ticket, flat gilt spines in compartments with gilt lyre motifs, covers

with triple filet borders, some fading to spines, slightly rubbed, g.e.,

8vo, Leipzig, W.G. Sommer, 1770-1775. £600 - £800

*** An attractive set of this monumental work.

Lot 266

266. Plinius Secundus (Gaius) hiStoire nat u r e l l e, translated and

edited by M. Poisinet de Sirry, 12 vol., text in Latin and French,

half-titles to all but vol.1, contemporary half calf, richly gilt spines

in compartments and with red and black leather labels, rubbed,

4to, Paris, la veuve Desaint, 1761-1782. £300 - £400

*** A good set of an important edition.


Lot 267

267. Gibbon (Edward) th e hi S t o ry o f t h e de C l i n e a n d fa l l o f

t h e ro m a n em p i r e, 12 vol., engraved portrait frontispiece and 2

folding maps, maps with short tear and offsetting, some spotting,

contemporary diced polished calf, gilt, gilt spines in compartments

and with double burgundy leather labels, the odd spine end very

slightly chipped, some corners worn, rubbed, still a good set, 8vo,

1813. £250 - £350

Other Properties

Lot 268

268. Savonarola (Michael) pr a C t i C a d e fe b r i b u S, 69 ff., (only, of

112, lacking E6-M6 and final blank f.), double column, 60 lines,

Roman type, title defective with loss of about half the leaf, and

restored, a2-4 margins restored, staining, particularly to first few ff.

and corners elsewhere, name at foot of a2, some early marginalia,

some little trimmed, notes on old fly-leaf at end, modern half calf,

[BMV V 470; Goff S-294; Hain 14488], folio, Venice, Christophorus

de Pensis, de Mandello, 1496. £250 - £350

*** Substantial fragment of an uncommon medical incunable.

Lot 269

269. Busti (Bernardinus de) ma r i a l e, lacks A1 and all after

2r7, double column, 68 lines, Gothic letter, first sig. loose, some

worming, mostly marginal, marking and staining, few early

marginalia, contemporary blind-stamped calf over wooden boards,

remains of metal clasps, worn, lacking spine, covers damaged &

calf partly missing, folio, n.p., n.d. [c. 1500]. £300 - £400

Lot 270

270. Horatius Flaccus (Quintus) de art e po e t i C a, final f. with

large woodcut printer’s device verso otherwise blank, occasional

contemporary ink notes, lacking title, water-stained, first few ff.

frayed at lower corner, bound in a vellum fragment of a medieval

manuscript, worn with loss, [Not in Adams], 8vo, [Paris], [Jean

Petit], [1510]. £350 - £450

*** A rare edition in any condition.

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Lot 271

271. Plutarch. vi ta e pl u ta r C h i Ch e r o n e i poSt py l a d e n br i x i a n u m

l o n g e d i l i g e n t i u S r e p o S i ta e: C u m m o i o r e v e r i o r e q u e i n d i C e:

n e C n o n C u m ae m i l i i pr o b i vitiS, title in red and black within an

ornate woodcut architectural border also printed in red and black,

handsome large woodcut criblé initials, occasional contemporary

ink marginalia, lacking C2&5 and final blank, a1&2 repair to inner

margin, some wormholes, mostly to end, occasionally affecting a

few letters, occasional water-staining, again mostly at end and

mostly marginal, contemporary blind-stamped pigskin over wooden

boards, metal clasps, spine in compartments and with 3 later paper

labels, a few wormholes, lightly soiled and spotted, [Renouard,

Badius Ascensius, III, 175; not in Adams], folio, [Paris], [Josse

Badius for himself and Jean Petit], [13th November - 1st December,

1514]. £600 - £800

*** A rare and important edition of Plutarch’s Lives. We can trace

only one other copy at auction (sold in 1983, lacking final blank).

Provenance: ‘ex bibliotheca monasterii Brigdotini ord. bened.’;

‘sum est libris Andrea ?Crassi’ (early ink inscriptions to title).

Lot 272

272. Budé (Guillaume) li b r i v. de aSSe, & pa rt i b. e i u S, title and

verso of colophon f. with woodcut printer’s device, title soiled at

foot and with faded ink signature at head, small ink number stamp

to verso of title and foot of e1, occasional light foxing, mostly

marginal, a few small marginal water-stains, 18th century tree

calf, rebacked, corners worn, rubbed, [Adams B3101; Ahmanson-

Murphy 212; Fock p.41; Renouard 94:3; Censimento 16 CNCE

7797], 8vo, [Venice], [in aedibus Aldi, et Andreae Asulani Soceri],

1522. £1,000 - £1,500

*** On ancient coins and measures. Budé was held in high esteem

by François I and was a frequent correspond with Erasmus and

Thomas More.

Provenance: Joseph M. Gleason (bookplate).

Lot 273

273. Silius Italicus. de be l l o pu n i C o Se C u n d o xvii li b r i,

woodcut printer’s device to title and verso of otherwise blank

f., initial spaces with guide-letters, short repaired tear to lower

margin of u1, outer margins spotted or foxed, occasional spotting

within text, later calf, sympathetically rebacked in modern calf in

compartments, richly gilt, corners repaired, covers scuffed, g.e.,

[Adams S1134; Renouard, Des Aldes, 98:6; Censimento 16 CNCE

37706], 8vo, [Venice], [in aedibus Aldi, et Andreae soceri], [1523].

£500 - £700

*** With an extra 84 verses in book VIII, which had been recently

discovered in France, in comparison with the Giunta edition of

1515 on which this is based.

274. Bible, Latin. no v i te S ta m e n t i t o t i u S e d i t i o, woodcut initials

with old hand-colouring, ink underlining and annotations, title and

final leaf repaired and margin renewed, 17th century blind-stamped

pigskin over wooden boards (dated 1606), armorial centrepieces

in black, clasps, [Not in Adams], 16mo, [Cologne], Eucharius

Cervicornus, 1526. £200 - £300


Lot 275

275. Bible, Latin. biblia ut r i u S q u e te S ta m e n t i iu x ta re C e p ta m,

double column, gothic letter, title in red and black and with woodcut

printer’s device, full-page woodcut illustration depicting the days

of creation, woodcut initials, some decorated, title with outer

margin repaired with loss to lower corner (repair obscurring a few

letters verso) and a library ink stamp, further ink stamp to verso of

final f., water-stained, later vellum, flat gilt spine in compartments

and with red morocco label, [Not in Adams or D&M], 8vo, Lyon,

Antoine Vincent, 1540. £400 - £600

*** A rare edition with commentary in Greek and Hebrew.

Lot 276

276. Floridus (Franciscus) in m.aC t i i pl a u t i C a l u m n i at o r e S

ap o l o g i a, text in Latin and some Greek, woodcut historiated

initials, S4, 2A4 and 2b6 blank, title a little soiled and with 5 small

wormholes (not affecting text), occasional mostly marginal staining,

heavier to final f., occasional spotting, 18th century mottled calf,

spine in compartments, upper cover detached, lower corners worn,

rubbed,[Adams F635], folio, [Basel], apud Inclytam Basilaeam,

1540. £300 - £400

*** A scarce attractively printed work with a good provenance.

Provenance: Andrew Fletcher, of Saltoun, Scottish patriot, political

theorist and book collector (ink signature to head of title); Hadrian

Beverland (engraved bookplate to verso of title).

Lot 277

277. Valerius Maximus (Gaius) di C t o r u m fa C t o r u m q u e

me m o r a b i l i u m ex e m p l a, title with woodcut printer’s device, initials

spaces with guide-letters, lacking final blank, partially erased 17th

and 18th century ink ownership inscriptions to title, occasional

spotting, 17th century calf, gilt spine in compartments, spine

ends chipped, corners worn, rubbed and scuffed, [Adams V108;

Renouard, Estienne, I:65], 8vo, Paris, Robert Estienne, 1544 [but

1545]. £250 - £350

*** A writer of historical anecdotes during the reign of Tiberius.

Lot 278

278. Bible, Latin biblia Sa C r a, 3 vol. in 2, double column, woodcut

printer’s device to 2 titles and verso of otherwise blank f., m4, i6

and c10 blank, woodcut decorated initials, some water-staining,

18th century mottled calf, rebacked, corners repaired, [Adams

B1042], folio, Lyons, Sebastian Gryphius, 1550. £750 - £1,000

*** “Edition magnifique, imprimée en très grands caractères, et

dont la merveilleuse exécution typographique ne sera peut-être

jamais dépassée” (Charles Nodier, Bibliotheque Sacree Grecque-

Latine, Paris, 1826). A good copy of this sixteenth century rarity

with ample margins. We have been able to trace only 2 other copies

at auction since 1980.

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Lot 279

279. Cordier (Mathurin) Co m m e n ta r i u S p u e r o r u d e q u o t i d i a n o

S e r m o n e, text in Latin and French, title with woodcut printer’s

device, 2e4 blank, title and final f. foxed, occasional spotting,

lightly browned, 17th century panelled calf, rebacked, corners

repaired, [Adams C2616], 8vo, Paris, Robert Estienne, 1550.

£300 - £400

*** A rare Estienne-printed schoolbook with a good provenance.

We can trace no copy at auction and it was not seen by Renouard;

nor is it in Schreiber. Cordier was considered to be a brilliant

teacher and held positions at Nevers and Lausanne. He taught and

later taught with John Calvin. It was the printer of the present work,

Robert Estienne, who persuaded him to convert to protestantism.

Provenance: Elizabeth Armstrong (Estienne scholar); Delamere

House, Northwich, Cheshire. (booklabel and bookplate).

Lot 280

280. Bible, Polyglot. pr e C at i o n e S, a l i q u o t C e l e b r i o r e S, e S a C r i S

bibliiS d e S u m p ta e a C in S t u d i o S o r u m g r at i a l i n g u a he b r a i C a,

gr a e C a e t lat i n a in en C h i r i d i i f o r m u l a m r e d a C ta e, title with

woodcut printer’s device, 3pp. early ink index bound in at rear,

title with section cut away from lower margin (partially repaired),

with small section torn away from upper margin and with library

ink stamp, a few gatherings working loose, occasional staining or

spotting, some soiling, contemporary calf, gilt, head of spine and

corners worn, rubbed, [Adams P2070], 8vo, Paris, apud Martinum

Iuvenem, 1554. £400 - £600

*** A rare polyglot.

Lot 281

281. Ferrarius (Johannes, Montanus) in iiii. in S t i t u t i o n u m

iu S t i n i a n i l i b r o S ad n o tat i o n e S, woodcut printer’s device to title and

a variant device to verso of otherwise blank f., G4 blank, lacking

front free endpaper, foot of title slightly frayed, lightly browned,

some foxing or spotting, contemporary limp vellum, soiled, [Adams

F278], Lyon, Sebastian Gryphius, 1554; and another from the same

press, with a slightly defective title, 8vo (2) £150 - £200

282. Gesner (Conrad) hi S t o r i a e an i m a l i u m, vol.3 [Birds] part

1 only: de Avium natura (lacking part 2, Icones avium), woodcut

device on title with portrait to verso, numerous woodcut illustrations

in text, a couple of leaves with repaired tears, some water-staining,

mostly at beginning and end, some worming (affecting text) towards

beginning, contemporary blind-stamped calf over wooden boards,

rebacked and repaired, [Adams G535], folio, Zurich, Chritoph.

Froschouerum, 1555. £400 - £600

Lot 283

283. Vergilius Maro (Publius) p. virgiliuS ma r o Co r r i g e n t e

pa u l o ma n u t i o, al d i filio, woodcut printer’s device to title and

verso of otherwise blank final f., a little marginal water-staining

mostly towards end, 18th centuey calf, gilt spine in compartments,

lacking double labels, upper joint starting, but holding firm, spine

ends a little chipped, corners a little worn, rubbed, [Renouard, Des

Alde, 165:11], 8vo, [Venice], apud Paulum Manutium, Aldi Filium,

1555. £300 - £400


Lot 284

284. Ariosto (Ludovico) or l a n d o fu r i o S o, 3 parts in 1, woodcut

device on titles, first title with woodcut border, device repeated

on otherwise blank final leaf, woodcut illustrations to chapter

ends and woodcut initials, parts 1 and 2 double column, late 18th

century morocco-backed sprinkled calf, spine gilt, a little rubbed,

[Adams A1666; Censimento 16 CNCE 2700], 8vo, Lyon, appresso

Bastiano di Bartholomeo Honorati, 1556. £400 - £600

*** Provenance: Duke of Devonshire with monogram in top spine

compartment and Chiswick House bookplate.

Lot 285

285. Solinus (Gaius Julius) Co m m e n ta r i a in C. iu l i i So l i n i

po ly h i S t o r a, edited and with commentary by Giovanni Camers,

c.60 lines of commentary surrounding text, woodcut initials,

woodcut printer’s device to verso of final text f., water-staining

to lower corner of final sig. , some light browning or foxing, a

few spots, contemporary elaborately blind-stamped pigskin over

wooden boards, metal clasps, upper joint splitting at foot, but

holding firm,very small section of pigskin missing from top left

corner of upper cover and top edge of lower cover, a few small

repairs, soiled, [Adams S1395], folio, Basel, Henricus Petri,

[1557]. £400 - £600

*** A rare edition. We can trace only 2 other copies at auction

since 1976.

Lot 286

286. Magnus (Johannes) go t h o r u m Su e o n u m q u e hiStoria, e x

pr o b at i S an t i q u o r u m mo n u m e n t i S Co l l e C ta, second edition,

woodcut printer’s device to title and verso of otherwise blank final

f., woodcut map and illustrations, short tear to F4, just touching

text, but with no loss, area of water-staining to foot of A8, a

few small stains, 17th century mottled calf, richly gilt spine in

compartments and with a red morocco label, small nick to head of

spine, corners of upper cover worn, [Adams M137], 8vo, Basel, ex.

officina Isingriniana, 1558. £300 - £400

*** A very good copy of this scarce history of the Kings of the

Goths and Swedes.

Lot 287

287. Cardanus (Hieronymous) de ut i l i tat e e x ad u e r S i S

Ca p i e n d a, firSt e d i t i o n, woodcut initials and printer’s device to

verso of otherwise blank final f., title with ink library stamp, lightly

browned, a few small marks, contemporary vellum, 19th century

black morocco labels to spine, lightly soiled, [Adams C679], 8vo,

Basel, [Henricus Petri], [1561]. £650 - £750

*** A good copy of Cardanus’ work on the uses of adversity. He

divided his treatise into four books: the first discusses all kinds of

adversity, and the preparation of the mind against imminent ills;

the second refers to bodily adversity, such as deformity, disease,

age and death; the third book refers to adversity in fortune, for

example poverty, envy, exile, and prison; and the last book follows

adversity through personal relationships. Cardanus was a scholar,

philosopher, physician, mathematician, astrologer and gambler.

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Lot 288

288. Bible, Latin. biblia, ad v e t u S t i S S i m a e x e m p l a r i a C a S t i g ata,

title with woodcut printer’s device, woodcut initials, lower edge and

corner of H8 torn away and small portion of lower corner of final

f. torn away, no loss of text in both instances, some water-staining,

heavier towards end, later attractive calf-backed patterned boards,

corners a little worn, rubbed, [Not in Adams], 16mo, Antwerp,

Christopher Plantin, 1565. £150 - £200

Lot 289

289. Bible, Polyglot. he Ka i n e di at h e K e [g r a e C e], double column,

title with woodcut printer’s device, lacking blanks, occasional

spotting, contemporary blind-stamped over wooden boards, spine

in compartments, joints split, but holding firm, cloth tape repairs

at head of spine, soiled, [Adams B1701; D&M 1421; Renouard,

Estienne, 130:1], folio, [Geneva], Henri Estienne, 1569.

£600 - £800

*** A handsome polyglot. This copy with the printer’s preface

before Revelation.

Lot 290

290. Catechism.- Cat e C h i S m u S ex de C r e to Co n C i l i i tr i d e n t i n i, a d

pa r o C h o S, italic type, title with woodcut printer’s device, with final

2 blanks title with early ink signatures and spotted, water-staining

to upper corners of index ff., causing adhesion to final blanks,

2S6&7 with short tear, 2V2 outer margin trimmed, not affecting

text, lightly browned, contemporary blind-stamped vellum, 1 of 2

metal clasps, soiled and rubbed, [Adams C1064], 8vo, Cologne,

apud hæredes Arnoldi Birckmanni, 1570. £200 - £300

Lot 291

291. Hoppenrod (Andreas) Sta m m b u C h o d e r er z ä l u n g a l l e r

... i n n te u t S C h e n hiStorien b e r u?m p t e r fu?r S t e n, gr a f e n, u n d

he r r e n ge S C h l e C h t e r, firSt e d i t i o n, title in red and black and

with a large woodcut printer’s device, lightly browned, occasional

water-staining, mostly light, occasional spotting, modern calfbacked

marbled boards, [Not in Adams], rare, folio, [Strasbourg],

[Josias Rihel], 1570. £200 - £300


Lot 292

292. Ovidius Naso (Publius) le me ta m o r f o S i, title with woodcut

printer’s device, woodcut illustrations in text, some worming

to preliminaries, mostly marginal, causing some loss to lower

corner of title (not affecting text), 2I2 tear at foot with some loss

of text, a few early ff. loose or working loose, some staining,

lightly browned, later half calf, worn, [Adams O510; Censimento

16 CNCE 59624], Venice, Appresso Francesco de’ Franceschi

Sanese, 1572; Heroidum Epistolae, woodcut printer’s device to

title, contemporary ink decoration to printer’s device, occasional

staining or spotting, Venice, apud hæredes Ioan. Marie Leni, 1600

§ Bindings.- [Bible, Latin.] 2 vol. only (of more), woodcut initials,

some staining, attractive contemporary red morocco, richly gilt,

gilt spines in compartments, metal clasps, 1 vol. upper cover

detached, both vol. rubbed, no place or printer, [? late 16th / early

17th century]; and 2 others, 18th century Continental Religion, v.s.

(6) £200 - £300

Lot 293

293. Caesar (Gaius Julis) Co m m e n ta r i i, woodcut printer’s device

to title, 2 double-page maps and illustrations, 2 ink signatures to

title, 1 erased, browned, water-stained at foot, occasional foxing,

19th century calf-backed marbled boards, spine gilt and with a

green leather label, corners worn, [Adams C59], 8vo, Antwerp,

Christopher Plantin, 1574. £200 - £300

*** A scarce edition.

Lot 294

294. Estienne (Henri) de lat i n i tat e fa l S o SuSpeCta, firSt e d i t i o n,

title with woodcut printer’s device, woodcut initial and head-piece,

18th century ink index at end, title lightly soiled, new endpapers,

18th century calf, gilt, spine in compartments and with a red morocco

label, rubbed, [Adams S1763; Renouard, Estienne, 141:3; Schreiber

198], 8vo, [Geneva], Henri Estienne, 1576. £300 - £400

*** A scarce copy of the first of three works by Estienne attacking

the ‘Ciceronian style’ in literature.

Provenance: The Macclesfield copy (bookplate to front pastedown

and blind-stamp to title and *2-4).

Lot 295

295. Manutius (Aldus, the younger) de qu a e S i t i S p e r. ep i S t o l a m

li b r i.iii, 3 parts in 1, title with woodcut portrait of Aldus the Elder,

woodcut decorated initials, H8 and G6-8 blank, a few spots, but

generally crisp and clean, attractive r e d m o r o C C o b y Ca p é, gilt,

covers with central gilt aldine devices, spine in compartments and

with gilt foliage devices, rubbed at extremities, g.e., [Adams M440;

Ahmanson-Murphy 898; Renouard 223:13], 8vo, Venice, [Aldine

Press], 1576. £400 - £600

*** An attractive copy of a scarce work. ‘Ces petits traités sont

estimés’ (Renouard).

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Lot 296

296. Zosimus, Panopolitanus. hi S t o r i a e no va e li b r i vi, firSt

e d i t i o n, title with large woodcut printer’s device, woodcut initials,

variant printer’s device to verso of final f., title with ink bookseller’s

stamp, final f. with repaired tear (loss of a few letters) and frayed

and creased at edges, foxed, some water-staining to lower corners,

modern calf-backed marbled boards, [Adams Z188], folio, Basel,

ex officina Petri Pernae, [1576]. £300 - £400

*** A rare work by this pagan Byzantine historian on the emperors

of Rome and their reigns.

297. Obsequens (Julius) pr o d i g i o r u m l i b e r, woodcut illustrations,

device on title hand-coloured, lacks 2 leaves (m1 and 2), Lyon, J.

Tornaesius, 1579; b o u n d w i t h 2 other earlier works, modern boards,

no backstrip to expose old strip of manuscript on vellum, 16mo

£200 - £300

*** First work covers omens and supernatural events.

Lot 298

298. Bruno (Giordano) de um b r i S id e a r u m. im p l i C a n t i b u S a rt e m,

qu æ r e n d i, in v e n i e n d i, iu d i C a n d i, or d i n a n d i, & ap p l i C a n d i, firSt

e d i t i o n o f t h e a u t h o r’S firSt p u b l i S h e d w o r K , part 1 only (of

2), 3 woodcuts within text, 2 full-page, woodcut initial, trimmed

at outer edge, affecting part of 2 full-page woodcuts, some light

spotting, 20th century brown straight grain morocco, gilt, upper

cover detached, spine ends a little worn, rubbed, 8vo, Paris, Gilles

Gourbin, 1582. £6,000 - £8,000

*** Bruno’s classic on the art of memory. His feats of memory, using

mostly mnemonic skills, were viewed as magical. He attracted the

attention of Henri III, to whom the present work is dedicated and

by whom he was appointed one of the lecteurs royaux and Cantus

to Henri d’Angoulême.

Provenance: Harvard College Library (withdrawn stamped);

W.Seidel; Burndy Librbary (Seidel Collection) (bookplates).

299. Duben (Benedictus) re p e t i t i o mi r a C u l o r u m e t re r u m

mi r a n d a r u m...admirabiliS hiStoria, d e ie S u Ch r i S t o, 3 parts in 2

vol., title and last few ff. little frayed, early notes and scoring,

foxing, modern marbled boards, 8vo, Wittenberg, Georg Muller,

1597, 1591. £100 - £150


Lot 300

300. Verdier (Antoine du) le S di v e r S e S le C o n S, fourth edition,

title with hand-coloured woodcut printer’s device, hand-coloured

woodcut portrait of the author to verso of b2, woodcut initials,

head-piece, blank ***4, occasional early ink marginalia, a few

spots, 17th century speckled calf, richly gilt spine in compartments

and with a red morocco label, upper joint starting at foot, but

holding firm, corners a little worn, rubbed, [Adams D1217], 8vo,

Lyon, Thomas Soubron, 1592. £200 - £300

*** Scarce. Du Verdier was a politician in Lyon, but is best

remembered as a bibliographer alongside his friend François

Grudé.

Lot 301

301. Lipsius (Justus) de militia ro m a n a li b r i qu i n q u e, 2 parts in

1, titles with engraved printer’s devices, engraved folding plate and

illustrations, some full-page, small burnhole to P4, affecting a few

letters, browned, ocassional spotting, contemporary limp vellum,

[Adams L782 & L760; Cockle 620], 4to, Antwerp, ex Officina

Plantiniana, apud Ioannem Moretum, 1598. £250 - £350

*** The second part is Analecta sive Observationes Reliquæ ad

Militam et Hosce, 1598.

Lot 302

302. Opsopoeus (Johannes) and S. Châteillon, editors. Si b y l l i n a

or a C u l a, title within fine engraved architectural border, engraved

portraits of the Sibyls, [Adams S1061; Caillet 8135; Mortimer,

French, 392], Paris, [?A. l’Angelier], 1599 b o u n d w i t h Opsopoeus

(Johannes, compiler) and Joseph Scalier, editor. Oracula Metrica

Iovis, Apollinis, Hecates, Serapidis, et aliorum deorum, title with

large woodcut galleon printer’s device, [Adams O209; Caillet

8135; Mortimer, French, 392], Paris, [Compagnie de la Grand

Navire], 1599 b o u n d w i t h Opsopoeus (Johannes, compiler)

Oracula Magica Zoroastris cum Scholis Plethonis et Pselli, title

with large woodcut galleon printer’s device, last 2 sigs. with worm

trace to lower margin, [Adams O208; Caillet 8135; Mortimer,

French, 392], Paris, [Compagnie de la Grand Navire], 1599,

together 3 works in 1 vol. (4 parts in 1), texts in Greek and Latin,

a few woodcut initials, some light browning, modern vellum, 8vo

£400 - £600

Lot 303

303. Emblemata.- David (Jan) oC C a S i o. ar r e p ta. ne g l e C ta,

hu i u S Co m m o d a: i l l i u S in C o m m o d a, 2 parts in 1 vol., first title

engraved, 12 full-page emblematic engravings in the text, device

on second title and at end, little marked, ownership inscription

at foot of title, Antwerp Jesuit school prize inscription to Gerard

Cappaert, dated 9 Sept 1727, on preliminary blank, bibliographical

notes on sheet mounted on front free endpaper, modern vellum, new

endpapers, [Landwehr 186, Praz p. 313], 4to, Antwerp, ex officina

Plantiniana, apud Ioannem Moretum, 1605. £700 - £900

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304. New World.- Panciroli (guido) re r u m mem o r a b i l i u m l i b r i

d u o, q u o r u m p r i o r dep e r d i ta r u m, p o S t e r i o r n o v i t e r inv e n ta r u m

e S t 2 vol., mixed edition, vol. 1 second edition, vol. 2 third, vol.

2 title torn, with loss of a few letters, and mounted, last few ff.

frayed, some staining and marking, name on titles, modern calf,

8vo, Hamburg, Michael Forster, 1607, 1612. £200 - £300

*** Vol. 2, pp.1-141 deal with the New World.

Provenance: R. Widdrington (names)

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Lot 305

305. Dempster (Thomas) an t i q u i tat u m ro m a n a r u m au C ta r i u m

S e u Su p p l e m e n t u m Sy n ta g m at i S an t i q.ro m. a io a n n e ro S i n o, 2

parts in 1, titles in red and black and with woodcut printer’s device,

2 folding woodcut plans, woodcut illustrations, first title with

collector’s stamps and a contemporary ink monastic inscription, N4

lower corner repaired, occasional spotting, a few short marginal

tears, contemporary blind-stamped vellum over wooden boards,

metal clasp, 1 broken with loss, head of spine worn, soiled, 4to,

Cologne, Gabriel Carter, 1613. £150 - £200

Lot 306

306. Pucci (Benedetto) no va id e a d i va r i e le t t e r e miSSive...C o n

u n a b r e v e r e g o l a d e l l’ort o g r a f i a in l i n g u a v o l g a r e, title with

woodcut printer’s device, woodcut initial and head- and tail-pieces,

title and a few other ff. frayed, P5 lower corner torn away, affecting

signature letter, a few short marginal tears or nicks, occasional

water-staining and spotting, contemporary vellum-backed blindstamped

calf, corners a little worn, rubbed, 8vo, Milan, Gio.

Battista Bidelli, 1618. £120 - £180

*** A scarce edition of this work on letter writing and spelling.

Lot 307

307. Silius Italicus (Caius) de be l l o pu n i C o Se C u n d o li b r o S

xvii, title in red and black and with a woodcut printer’s device,

repaired tear to A1, partially repaired tear to A4, within text,

but with no loss, browned, a few minor marginal worm traces,

contemporary limp vellum, lightly soiled and spotted, Paris, David

Douceur, 1618; and a 17th century French edition of Tacitus, 4to (2)

£100 - £150

Lot 308

308. Casaubon (Isaac, editor).- Polybius. hi S t o r i a r u m..., double

column, text in Latin and Greek, title in red and black and with

large woodcut printer’s device, woodcut initials and head- and

tail-pieces, a small worm trace turning into single wormhole to

lower margin of a few ff., mostly first few ff., small area of waterstaining

to head at beginning and occasionally thereafter, the

odd spot, contemporary blind-ruled vellum over boards, spine

in compartments, covers with arabesque centre-pieces, corners

worn, lighlty soiled, a good copy, folio, [Paris], typis Wechelianis

sumptibus Daniel & David Aubriorum & Clementis Schleichii,

1619. £250 - £350

*** Scarce at auction. Dibdin considers it to be ‘A most excellent

edition: the merits of which have been long known to the literary

world’. The work also includes the military writings of Aeneas

Tacitus. It was originally printed by Drouart, Casaubon’s printers

in Paris. Drouart sent some copies to Wechel, who thought himself

entitled to circulate them in Germany with his own imprint.

Provenance: The Re.William Pemberton; Porkington Library

(bookplates)


309. Apuleius (Lucius) op e r a, edited by Filipo Beroaldo and

Codeschalcus Stewechius,2 parts in 3 vol., woodcut initials,

colophon f. at end with woodcut printer’s device recto, vol.2 first

3 ff. with some soiling, a few small marginal repairs, occasional

spotting, 19th century half calf, flat gilt spines in compartments,

corners worn, rubbed, 8vo, Basel, Sebastian Henric Petri, [1620].

£100 - £150

Lot 310

310. Clavelli (Bernardo) l’an t i C a ar p i n o, fine engraved pictorial

title, woodcut illustrations, errata f. at end, occasional spotting,

contemporary limp vellum, hinges split, upper corners with slight

loss, a few small stains, 4to, Naples, Constantino Vitale, 1623.

£100 - £150

*** A rare work on this central Italian area; the birthplace of the

famous 18th century soprano castrato Gioacchino Conti.

Lot 311

311. Bible, Latin. t e S ta m e n t i ve t e r i S biblia Sa C r a, S i v e li b r i

Ca n o n i C i pr i S C æ Ju d æ r u m eC C l e S i æ a de o tr a d i t i, 2 parts in 1,

titles with woodcut printer’s devices, lacking blanks, occasional

spotting, contemporary speckled calf, spine in compartments, 1

corner worn, rubbed and scuffed, folio, Hanover, Typis Wechelianis,

1624 [NT dated 1623]. £250 - £350

*** A scarce edition not in D&M.

Lot 312

312. Urban VIII (Maffeo Barberini, Pope) Bando contro li

Salnitrari, e Polveristi, broadside, 2 coats-of-arms, decorated

initial, date and number added at head, lower corner defective, top

edge frayed, marginal tear repaired, small hole in margin, some

spotting, 355 x 250 mm., Rome, Stamperia...Apostolica, 1625; and

4 other early printed ff., 2 from a large anatomical treatise with

woodcut illustrations, and one facsimile f, (6). £200 - £300

*** Scarce papal ban on makers of gun-powder and salt-petre,

issued by the Camerlengo, Cardinal Hippolito Aldobrandino.

Urban VIII was the last pope to extend the papal territories by force

of arms, a notorious nepotist, a patron of the arts and an opponent

of Galilei.

Lot 313

313. Bible, Latin. biblia Sa C r a vu l g ata e ed i t i o n i S Si x t i v. po n t.

ma x, title in red and black within an ornate woodcut architectural

border, many woodcut illustrations within text, ink stamp to centre

of title and verso of final f., water-stained, contemporary vellum,

metal clasps, sympathetically rebacked, [Not in D&M], 8vo,

Venice, apud Iuntas, 1626. £350 - £450

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Lot 314

314. Livius (Titus) th e n na m p n K u n n i g e SK r i b e n t e n S ti t i livii

a f f pa d u a, double column, gothic letter, title in red and black and

with a large woodcut coat of arms, woodcut initials and headpieces,

browned, some spotting and finger-soiling, contemporary

calf, gilt, spine in compartments, covers with blind-stamped and

gilt arabesque centre-pieces, spine ends slightly nicked, corners

a little worn, rubbed and scuffed, attractive gilt gauffered edges,

folio, Stockholm, Erik Schroder, 1626 [colophon dated 1625].

£250 - £350

*** A rare attractively printed Swedish edition of Livy.

Provenance: Gutaf Collijn; John Pape (bookplates).

Lot 315

315. Tasso (Torquato) la ger u S a l e m m e lib e r ata, woodcut title,

portrait after dedication leaf, 20 full-page woodcut illustrations at

beginning of each chapter, a couple of tears and repairs, double

column, contemporary vellum, worn, 4to, Padua, Pietro Paolo

Tozzi, 1628. £200 - £300

316. Elzevier.- [Heinsius (Daniel)] la u S aS i n i t e rt i a pa rt e

a u C t i o r, engraved pictorial title, early ink ownership inscription

to foot of title, hinges weak, contemporary vellum, yapp edges,

soiled, [Willems 315], Leiden, ex officina Elzeviriana, 1629

§ Seneca (Lucius Annaeus) Opera Omnia, 3 vol., engraved

additional pictorial title, water-staining to lower corner of vol.1

and 3, contemporary vellum, soiled and a little bowed, [Willems

1251], Amsterdam, apud Elzeverios, 1659 § Claudianus (Claudius)

Cl. Claudiani quæ exstant, engraved pictorial title, errata f. at

end (stuck to rear endpaper), charming 18th century ink note

to verso of title ‘N.B. this edition of Claudian being scarce &

valuable. Don’t part with it under a price of a guinea & half...5

Aug: 1756’, contemporary mottled calf, worn, [Willems 675 ‘Très

jolie édition’], Leiden, ex officina Elzeviriana, 1650; and another,

Corvinus (Willems 1125), 12mo (6) £150 - £200

Lot 317

317. Rosso (Gregorio) hiStoria d e l l e Co S e d i na p o l i, title with

engraved arms, some spotting or light foxing, contemporary vellum,

lightly soiled and rubbed, Naples, Gio. Domenico Montanaro,

1635 § Sarnelli (Pompeo) Guida de Foresteri...della Regal Citta

di Napoli, engraved additional pictorial title, folding plan and 50

plates, tear to folding map, some water-staining, heavier towards

end, contemporary vellum, remains of ties, soiled, Naples, Antonio

Bulifon, 1688, 4to & 12mo (2) £100 - £150

Lot 318

318. Sincerus (Jodocus) it i n e r a r i u m ga l l i æ, engraved additional

pictorial title and 22 folding views (2 loose), a few small marginal

wormholes, some spotting and finger-marking, contemporary

vellum, gilt spine in compartments, 12mo, Amsterdam, apud

Jodocum Jansonium, 1649. £300 - £400


Lot 319

319. Descartes (René) le S pr i n C i p e S d e l a ph i l o S o p h i e, eC r i t S e n

lat i n, e t t r a d u i t S e n fr a n ç o i S pa r u n d e S e S am iS , third edition

in French, engraved additional pictorial title, title with woodcut

ornament, 20 folding engraved plates, errata f., ink signature to

upper margin of addditional title, pencil marginalia, some spotting,

occasional staining, bookplate partially removed from front

pastedown, contemporary limp vellum, some spotting, creased,

[Guibert p.122], 4to, Paris, Henry le Gras and Edme Pepingue,

1651. £300 - £400

320. Milan - La Scala.- in f o r m at i o n e p e r l a in S i g n e, & re g i a

Co l l e g i ata d i Sa n ta ma r i a d e l l a SC a l a d i mi l a n o, 10 ff., last

blank, drop-head title, note at head of first p., verso of last f. little

soiled, previously folded vertically, modern marbled boards,, folio,

(? Milan, c. 1660). £100 - £150

*** Unrecorded account of the church on the site of which La Scala

was founded in 1778.

Lot 321

321. Morin (Jean Baptiste) aS t r o l o g i a ga l l i C a, firSt e d i t i o n,

title in red and black and with woodcut printer’s device, woodcut

initials, full-page engraved portrait, woodcut diagrams in text,

lacking 5 ff. of index, occasional early ink marginalia or underlining,

occasional marginal water-staining, later half calf, corners

worn, rubbed, [Caillet 7784], folio, The Hague, A.Vlacq, 1661.

£350 - £450

*** Rare. Important work by one of the great French astrologerastronomers

which took thirty years to write and was published

posthumously. Morin discovered new ways to calculate longitude

and improved astronomical instruments as well as compiling

horoscopes of distinguished people including Richelieu and

Mazarin. The latter provided him with a pension.

322. Kempe (Martin) ph i l o l o g e m a d e oS C u l o, firSt e d i t i o n,

woodcut head-piece and initials, lacking final blank, unbound, 8vo,

Jena, typis & Sumtibus Bauhoferi, [1665]. £150 - £200

*** A rare little work on kisses.

323. Cicero (Marcus Tullius) ep i S t o l a r u m a d fa m i l i a r e S, li b e r

Se x t u S, 1667 ; Somnium Scipionis, ex Libro Sexto de Republica,

1666 ; Paradoxa, ad M. Brutum, 1669 § Ovidius Naso (Publius)

Metamorphoaeon, Liber I, 1666 ; Epistolae Selectae, 1664, 5 works

bound in 1 vol., interleaved with blank ff. throughout, and with more

blanks at end, early notes on two pp. of them, ownership inscription

on first title, later half calf, rubbed, rebacked, new endpapers,

4to, Paris, C. Thiboust (1st & 3rd ‘vidua Claudii Thiboust’).

£150 - £200

Lot 324

324. Elzevier.- Tacitus (Publius Cornelius)op e r a, 2 vol., engraved

additional pictorial title, printed titles with woodcut printer’s

devices, occasional light water-staining at foot, contemporary calf,

gilt spine in compartments, spines with ends chipped and creased,

corners a little worn, rubbed, [Willems 1479], 8vo, Amsterdam,

apud Danielem Elzevirium, 1672. £100 - £150

*** ‘bien exécuté et très recherchée’ (Willems).

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325. Tacitus (Caius Cornelius) op e r a q u a e ex S ta n t, 2 vol.,

engraved additional title, name obliterated on vol. 2 title, little

marked, modern vellum, [Willems 1479 ‘Édition correcte, bien

exécuté. et très recherchée...’], 8vo, Amsterdam, Daniel Elzevier,

1672 § Schonaeus (Cornelius) Terentius Christianus, seu

Comoediae Sacrae, 3 parts in 1, title in red and black, with device,

browned and marked, notes on endpapers, contemporary vellum,

marked, 8vo,Frankfurt, J.A.Jung, 1712 § Benedict XIV (Pope) De

Sacrosancto Missae Sacrificio libri tres, folded engraving loosely

inserted, first few ff. frayed, marked & spotted, names on title and

free endpaper, stamps on free endpaper, contemporary calf-backed

boards, rubbed and marked, 4to, Parma, Borsi, 1768, and 2 others,

v.s. (6). £150 - £200

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Lot 326

326. Petra Sancta (Silvestro) Sy m b o l a he r o i C a, engraved

pictorial title, portrait of Bishop Carafa by C.Galle after P.P.

Rubens, Carafa’s coat-of-arms, 7 full-page genealogical trees,

281 emblematic devices within borders of varying designs (each

with a motto) and illustrations, small library ink stamp to title,

portrait and a few other ff., some light browning, occasional

spotting, contemporary vellum, soiled, small remains of library

label to spine, [Landwehr, Low Countries, 634; Praz p.455], 4to,

Amsterdam, apud Janssonio Waesbergios & Henr. Wetstenium,

1682. £300 - £400

*** With much on heraldry. Petra Sancta is credited with the

invention of the hatching method in heraldry.

Lot 327

327. Pellizzaro (Francisco) tr a C tat i o d e mo n i a l i b u S, halftitle,

title in red and black and with a woodcut printer’s device,

occasional foxing or spotting, contemporary vellum, a few small

stains, apud Paulum Balleonium, 1690 § Law.- Selden (John) Uxor

Ebraica, seu de Nuptiis et Divortiis Ex Jure Civili, text in Latin and

Hebrew, title in red and black, browned and foxed, contemporary

vellum, yapp edges, marked and lightly soiled, Frankfurt an der

Oder, 1673 § [Rainssant (Pierre)] Explication des tableaux de la

Galerie de Versailles et de ses Deux Salons, engraved head- and

tail-pieces, O1 head-piece cut away, loss of text verso, waterstained,

contemporary calf, worn, but holding firm, Versailles,

François Muguet, 1687; and 6 others, Continental and English

Literature and History, v.s. (9) £200 - £300

Lot 328

328. Ménage (Gilles) di C t i o n a i r e et y m o l o g i q u e d e S or i g i n e S

d e l a la n g u e fr a n ç o i S e, 2 parts in 1, second edition, half-titles,

bookplate removed from first half-title, 2a2&3 small repair to

upper margin, just touching a few letters verso of 2a2, small area

of worming to upper margins of L1-P1 (diminshing in size), waterstaining

to outer margins, some browning or foxing, contemporary

calf-backed marbled boards (?marbled papers renewed), folio,

Paris, Jean Annison, 1694. £150 - £200

*** Scarce. The first folio edition of this work (the first edition

being a 4to). The second part is Caseneuve’s Les Origines de la

Langue Françoise.


329. Chertablon (M. de) la ma n i e r e d e Se b i e n pr e pa r e r a

l a mo rt, 42 engraved plates by Romeyn de Hooghe, *2 corner

defective and repaired with some loss of text, 10ff. text from an

earlier Dutch edition bound in at end, modern sheep, gilt, 4to,

Antwerp, George Gallet, 1700. £350 - £450

Lot 330

330. Jin Guliang. wu S h u a n g pu [th e il l u S t r at e d liSt o f

pe e r l e S S pe r S o n a g e S], 2 vol., not uniform, woodblocks on papers,

40 portraits, 20 other illustrations, one f. torn with loss to portrait

and adjoining text, little staining, stitched bindings in paper covers,

marked, inscriptions on lower covers, c. 255 x 150, & c. 240 x 135

mm., [early Qing dynasty, c. 1700]. £700 - £900

*** Portraits of famous hisorical figures from the Western Han

to the Southern Song dynasties (206 B.C. to 1279 A.D.), The

larger vol. also contains ballads about each figure, with elaborate

decoration including flowers, a mirror, gaming equipment, clouds,

waves, &c.

Provenance: ‘Sir Thomas Phillipps Bart. from W.H. Walcot, Canton

June 15th 1859.’ Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), collector of

manuscripts.

Lot 331

331. War of the Spanish Succession.- l’en t r é e tr i o m p h a n t e d u

ro y Ch a r l e S iii à l a Co u r d’eS pa g n e l e 27 Ju i n 1706, broadside,

305 x 355mm, text in Dutch and French, fine engraved portrait

of ‘Charles III of Spain’ (Archduke Charles, later Charles VI,

Holy Roman Emperor & King of Bohemia) with view of Madrid

in background, a little closely trimmed, a few light marks,

[Netherlands], [c.1706]. £250 - £350

*** Rare. Charles declared himself King of Spain following the death

of Charles II of Spain in 1700; both being members of the House of

Hapsburg. However, a rival claim from France’s Phillippe, Duke of

Anjou, resulted in the War of the Spanish Succession. The present

broadside commemorates the arrival of the self-styled King Charles III

of Spain on Spanish soil. Some five years later he returned to Vienna

after the death of his brother Joseph I to assume the imperial crown.

The war culminated with the treaties of Utrecht and Rastatt in 1713.

Lot 332

332. Rome.- Pinaroli (Giovanni Pietro) tr at t at o d e l l e C o S e piu

m e m o r a b i l i d i ro m a ta n t o a n t i C h e C o m e m o d e r n e, 3 vol., titles and

text in Italina and French, 30 folding engraved plates, occasional

spotting, a few small ink spots, contemporary vellum, lightly soiled,

a few small ink stains, a good set, 12mo, Rome, S.Michele a Ripa,

1725. £150 - £200

333. Lactantius (Lucius Coelius Firmianus) op e r a om n i a,

engraved frontispiece, title in red and black, folding plates

of specimen writing, contemporary half calf, gilt spine in

compartments, spine ends and corners worn, rubbed, Leipzig,

1739; and 4 others, 3 18th century Swedish, 8vo & small 4to (5)

£100 - £150

Lot 334

334. Pontedera (Julius) an t i q u i tat u m lat i n a r u m gr a e C a r u m q u e

en a r r at i o n e S at q u e em e n d at i o n e S, firSt e d i t i o n, engraving in the

text, folding engraving of trees, 36 tables, 23 folding, little marked,

bookplate, contemporary panelled calf, spine gilt, arms on covers,

4to, Padua, Manfre, 1740. £200 - £300

*** Provenance: Signet Library, arms on covers; Clive M. Eyre,

bookplate.

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335. Vergilius Maro (Publius) Co d e x a n t i q u i S S i m u S a ru f i o tu r C i o

ap r o n i a n o v.C. d i S t i n C t u S e t e m e n d at u S q u i n u n e fl o r e n t i a e in

bi b l i o t h e C a me d i C e o-la u r e n t i a n a a d S e rvat u r b o n o p u b l i C o t y p i S

a n n o 1741 printed in red and black, half-title, engraved additional

pictorial title, printed title in red and black and with an engraved

portrait, contemporary calf, upper cover detached, corners worn,

rubbed, small 4to, Florence, typis Mannianis, [1741]. £75 - £100

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Lot 336

336. [Montesquieu (Charles de Secondat, Baron de)] le t t r e S

pe r S a n e S, 2 vol. in 1, titles with woodcut ornaments, a few ff. with

some staining, occasional spotting, contemporary mottled calf,

richly gilt spine in compartments and with a red morocco label,

spine skilfully repaired, housed in a modern presentation cloth

drop-back box, a good copy, 12mo, Cologne, Pierre Marteau,

1744. £150 - £200

*** A scarce edition. The Lettres Turques of Germain-François

Poullain de Saint-Foix is bound in as a separate part at end.

Provenance: Patrick Reilly (gilt presentation inscription from the

‘Warden and Fellows of All Souls College, March 17th, 1999’ to

upper cover of box).

Lot 337

337. Basset. ab r e g é d e l’hiStoire d e S empe r e u r S d’oC C i d e n t,

engraved title and 18 sheets with portaits and text within

ornamental borders, upper margins water-stained, some spotting,

contemporary marbled wrappers, spine and corners worn, some

creasing and fading, folio, Paris, [c.1750]. £100 - £150

338. Maupertuis (Pierre Louis Moreau de) le S oe u v r e S, 2

vol., titles with woodcut ornaments, woodcut initials, occasional

staining (heavier to last few ff), contemporary mottled calf, gilt

spines in compartments and with red morocco label, corners worn,

rubbed, a few scuff marks, 12mo, Berlin, Etienne de Bourdeaux,

1753. £100 - £150

*** Includes an account of his journey to Lapland made for the

purpose of verifying the Newtonian hypothesis that the earth

was flatter towards the poles. Also, discusses comets and other

astronomical features and heredity.

Lot 339

339. Bellin (Jacques Nicolas) eSSai ge o g r a p h i q u e S u r l e S il e S

br i ta n n i q u e S, additional engraved title, printed title with engraved

vignette, 5 engraved maps hand-coloured in outline, numerous

engraved vignettes of plans, maps and views, contemporary French

mottled calf, gilt, rubbed, foot of spine chipped, 4to, Paris, Didot,

1757. £500 - £700

Lot 340

340. Grotius (Hugo) de Ju r e be l l i a C pa C i S, 2 vol. in 1, lightly

browned, occasional spotting, contemporary half calf, gilt spine in

compartments, spine ends slightly nicked, corners worn, rubbed,

[Ter Meulen & Diermanse 610], a scarce edition, 8vo, Leipzig,

Impensis Ioannis Pauli Krausii, 1758. £150 - £200


Lot 341

341. Spanish Law.- Murillo Velarde (Pedro) Cu r S u S Ju r i S

Ca n o n i C i, hi S pa n i, e t in d i C i, 2 vol., second edition, half-title, titles

with large woodcut printer’s device depicting a contrasting urban

and rural scene, 5 folding tables, some spotting or light browning

to tables, contemporary limp vellum, lacking ties, soiled, folio,

Madrid, Ex Typographia Angelae De Apontes, 1763. £150 - £200

*** The Second Edition of this significant collection of Spanish

Canon Laws and their appplication to Spanish colonial natives

made by the Jesuit Pedro Murillo Velarde (1696-1753), tutor of

theology and law at the College of San Jose in Manilla.

Lot 342

342. Rousseau (Jean-Jacques) le t t r e S éC r i t e S d e l a mo n ta g n e,

2 vol. in 1, firSt e d i t i o n, title with engraved devices, 2pp.

advertisements at end, contemporary mottled calf, richly gilt

flat spine in compartments and with red and olive labels, spine

repaired, joints starting, corners slightly worn, [Dufour 232], 8vo,

Amsterdam, Marc Michel Rey, 1764. £150 - £200

Lot 343

343. [Restif de la Bretonne (Nicolas Edme)] la mi m o g r a p h e,

o u id é e S d’u n e ho n n ê t e-fe m m e p o u r l a ré f o r m at i o n d u th é at r e

nat i o n a l, firSt e d i t i o n, half-title with errata verso, title with

woodcut printer’s device, occasional spotting, contemporary

calf-backed speckled boards, gilt spine in compartments and with

red leather label, spine slightly chipped at head, rubbed, 8vo,

Amsterdam & The Hague, Chez Changuion and Chez Gosse &

Pinet, 1770. £250 - £350

*** The scarce second volume of Restif de la Bretonne’s important

social history series Idées Singulières, which reached five volumes

and dealt with prostitution, the social functions of women, and the

laws of property, marriage and divorce. This work is principally split

into two parts; the first on theatrical reform, which aims to raise the

moral standard of performance and the second on theatrical history,

which through knowledgeable notes attempts to legitimise theatre

as an art and in so doing strengthens his initial reformatory ideas.

Lot 344

344. Pinson (Pierre, ?pseudonym) vie e t av e n t u r e S d e pi e r r e

pi n S o n, d i t le Ch e va l i e r be r o, Co r d e l i e r ma n q u é, 2 vol. in 1,

2K2 outer margin with section torn away (not affecting text) a few

small stains and spots, contemporary calf, worn, but holding firm,

8vo, Frankfurt & Paris, 1773. £100 - £150

*** A rare novel of imaginary adventures.

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Lot 345

345. Russia.- [Münnich (Count Christoph von)] eb a u C h e p o u r

d o n n e r u n e i d e e d e l a fo r m e d u go u v e r n e m e n t d e l’em p i r e d e

ruSSie, firSt e d i t i o n, title with woodcut printer’s device, title

stained and with a small purple pencil author attribution, *2 lightly

foxed, occasional spotting, contemporary half calf, flat gilt spine in

compartments and with red morocco label, a few small stains, 8vo,

Copenhagen, 1774. £250 - £350

*** Rare. This Danish-born German soldier and engineer was a

major figure in the military, engineering and political life of Russia.

One of his first major achievements was to complete the Ladoga

canal, for which he was appointed General-in-Chief by Catherine I.

He was later made Governor of Saint Petersburg. During the reign

of Anna Ivanova he reformed the Russian Army, created a number

of elite military units and led the Turkish campaigns. Upon his

return he entered political life and is regarded as the Russian

founder of Philhellenism.

Lot 346

346. Caracci (Annibale) pe n S i e r i di v e r S i li n e at i e t in ta g l a i t i,

engraved throughout in sepia, pictorial title by Bloemart, portrait

of Caracci, 38 plates by Bellavia Marcantonio after Carracci,

late 18th/early 19th century drawings to margins of 5 plates and

verso of final plate, mostly in pencil, some in pencil and ink, title

with margins browned and foxed, some spotting, mostly marginal,

plate 38 margins foxed, 20th century vellum, gilt, lightly soiled

and marked, folio, [Rome], [Venanzio Monaldini], [c.1780].

£400 - £600

*** A collection of engraved plates after religious and mythological

subjects by Carracci. This edition by Venanzio Monaldini (who

also issued engraved suites after Carracci’s designs for the Palazzo

Farnese) has the addition of Carracci’s initials within the platemark.

This copy has several accomplished ink and pencil sketches in the

margins.

347. Maleherbes (Chrétien Guillaume de Lamoignon de)

mé m o i r e S u r l e S moy e n S d’aC C é l é r e r l e S pro g è S d e l’eC o n o m i e

ru r a l e e n fra n C e, firSt e d i t i o n, stitched as issued, title lightly

soiled and creased, [Kress B1934], 8vo, Paris, no printer, 1790.

£60 - £80

348. Pandolfini (Agnolo) tr at t at o d e l go v e r n o d e l l a fa m i g l i a,

half-title, a few small stains, original printed wrappers, 1829;

and 7 others, 6 letters to Giulio Cesare Olschki from various

correspondents, v.s. (8) £60 - £80


Lots 349 - 354

The above lots were originally part ofthe Library of The Duchesse de Berry

349. Craon (La Princesse de) he n r i pe r C y, C o m t e d e

no rt h u m b e r l a n d, 2 vol. in 1, firSt e d i t i o n, half-titles with stamped

signature of the author verso, some foxing, contemporary half calf,

flat gilt spine in compartments and with double blue cloth labels,

corners worn, rubbed, Paris, 1835 § Raymond (Michel) Henriette,

2 vol. in 1, half-titles, some foxing, a few ff. browned, contemporary

half calf, richly gilt spine in compartments and with double turquoise

leather labels, Paris, 1840; and 4 others, 19th century novels, first

editions, in contemporary half calf, 8vo (6) £250 - £350

350. Soulié (Frédéric) ro m a n S hi S t o r i q u e S d u la n g u e d o C, 4 vol.

in 2, firSt e d i t i o n, half-titles, 4pp. ‘Picciola’ signed Jules Janin

at start of vol.2, bookplates of ‘Brunsee’ to front pastedowns,

contemporary half calf, spines in compartments and with

double green leather labels, slightly rubbed, 8vo, Paris, 1836.

£100 - £150

*** Brunsee castle in Gratz, Austria was the home of the Duchesse

de Berry.

351. Spain.- Masson (Michel) ne to u C h e z pa S a l a re i n e, firSt

e d i t i o n, half-title, 1p. advertisements at end, foxing, contemporary

half calf, spine in compartments and with 3 paper labels, labels a

little chipped, rubbed, 8vo, Paris, 1837. £80 - £120

*** Set in 17th century Spain.

352. [Lacroix (Paul)], “Paul L. Jacob”. l’ho m m e a u ma S q u e

d e fe r, firSt e d i t i o n, half-title with advertisements verso,

some spotting, contemporary half calf, blind-stamped spine in

compartments and with double cloth labels, spine slightly faded,

rubbed, 8vo, Paris, 1837. £80 - £120

*** Rare work on the anonymous prisoner known as the ‘man in

the iron mask’, who Voltaire believed to be the brother of Louis

XIV.

353. Kock (Charles Paul de) l’am o u r e u x tr a n S i, 4 vol. in 2,

half-titles with advertisements verso, first half-title and title to vol.2

browned, occasional spotting or light foxing, contemporary half

calf, gilt spines in compartments (gilt not uniform) and with double

orange cloth labels, 8vo, Paris, 1843. £80 - £120

354. Russia.- Arlincourt (Charles Victor Prévôt, Vicomte d’)

l’ét o i l e po l a i r e, 2 vol. in 1, firSt e d i t i o n, half-titles, errata f. at

end, some foxing or spotting, contemporary half calf, richly gilt

spines in compartments and with green leather labels, 8vo, Paris,

1843. £100 - £150

*** The author’s account of his journey to Moscow.

Lot 355

355. Hobson (Benjamin) bo w u xi n b i a n, woodblock printed, with

many illustrations, stamp on fly-leaf, note tipped-in inside cover,

modern stitched binding incorporating old paper covers, torn and

marked, loosely inserted in the fascicule wrappers of an early 19th

century French scientific book, 254 x 160 mm., Shanghai, ‘Fifth

year of Xianfeng’, [1855]. £200 - £300

*** Translation of New Manuel of Natural Sciences, by a British

doctor known by his Chinese name as Hexin, a medical missionary

instrumental in introducing Western science to China.

Provenance: Stamp of the Bibliothèque de la Maison Mère. ‘Donné

par M Thomas Hanbury’, note inside cover.

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Lot 356

356. Petitjean (Bernard-Thadée, Bishop of Japan)

“Berunarudo”, pa S t o r a l le t t e r, printed document, c. 65

columns, large seal at end, folded, small tears at folds, frayed at

head and foot, little marked, c 275 x 760 mm., Japan, 1871.

£300 - £500

*** Bernard-Thadée Petitjean (1829-1884), missionary of the Paris

Société des Mission Etranngères, reached Yokohama in 1862, and

was named Bishop of Japan in 1868; he is famouis for having

discovered the so-called ‘hidden Christians’ of Nagasaki. The

official seal of the ‘Vicariatus Apostolicus [?Japonicus]’ is added

as proof of authenticity.

Lot 357

357. Korea.- o-ho n g-mu K [a re S u m é o f t h e Co n t e n t S o f

t h e wo r l d], woodblock printed book, Korean text in Chinese

characters, 11 columns of text, 18 full-page maps, including 2

hemispheres, some marginal tears, some marking, original plain

yellow wrappers, rubbed, some repairs, ink numbers on one cover,

295 x 185 mm., Korea, 1894. £700 - £800

358. Lebault (Armand) la ta b l e e t l e re pa S a t r av e r S l e S

Si è C l e S, firSt e d i t i o n, text-illustrations, contemporary moroccobacked

cloth, [Bitting, p. 277], 8vo, Paris, Laveur, [1910].

£100 - £150

*** “A most comprehensive and valuable book on the history of

the table. Containing footnotes and references.” - Bitting.

359. Illuminated Manuscripts.- Smith (George, editor)

wi l l i a m d e maC h l i n i a. th e pr i m e r o n vel l u m pri n t e d b y him in

lo n d o n a b o u t 1484, one of 200 copies, plates, original cloth, a

fine copy, Chiswick Press, 1929 § Randall (Lilian M.C.) Images

in the Margins of Gothic Manuscripts, Berkeley and LA, 1966 §

Narkiss (Bezalel) Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts, foreword by

Cecil Roth, tipped-in colour plates, Jerusalem, 1969 § D’Ancona

(Paolo) and Erhard Aeschlimann. Dictionnaire des Miniaturistes

du Moyen Age et de la Renaiisance, reprint, Lichtenstein, 1969 §

Sandler (Lucy Freeman) The Peterborough Psalter in Brussels and

other Fenland Manuscripts, some tipped-in colour plates, 1974 §

Cockerell (Sydney C.) and John Plummer, editors. Old Testament

Miniatures. A Medieval Picture Book with 238 Paintings from The

Creation to The Story of David, dust-jacket, some creasing and

with tape-marks to inner flaps, 1970, plates and illustrations, many

colour, original cloth or boards, dust-jackets; and 12 others, on

Illuminated Manuscripts and Medieval Art, v.s. (18) £150 - £200


The Property of a Gentleman

360. Donne (John) po e m S , by J.d. wi t h el e g i e S o n t h e au t h o r S

de at h, second edition, woodcut historiated initials, lacking portrait

(as often), repaired tear to 2A5, within text, but with no loss, lower

corner of 2B1 and 2C1 repaired, trimmed at head, occasionally

just touching or within a running title, a few spots or small stains,

contemporary calf, skilfully and sympathetically rebacked, partial

ink ownership inscription to lower cover, [STC 7046; Keynes,

Donne, 79], 8vo, M[iles].F[letcher], for John Marriott, 1635.

£2,500 - £3,500

*** This edition adds seventeen poems.

361. Bible, English. th e ho ly bi b l e, C o n ta i n i n g t h e ol d a n d ne w

te S ta m e n t S, 2 vol., occasional spotting, h a n d S o m e C o n t e m p o r a ry

r e d m o r o C C o, covers with central onlays of black and green

morocco with a gilt sacred monogram and cross and cherubs, all

within a border of flame moitfs, ‘Greek-Key’ borders within which

a further wide border of floral and foliage motifs, flat gilt spine

in compartments with gilt floral and foliage devices and double

morocco labels of black and dark green, a few minor marks, g.e.,

preserved in ?original binders sheep pouches and in a modern red

morocco-backed cloth drop-back box, [D&M 1180], 4to, printed

by Mark Baskett, printer to the King’s Most Excellent Majesty; and

by the assigns of Robert Baskett, 1767. £4,000 - £6,000

*** A sumptuous set.

❦ English Literature and History

Lot 361

Lot 360

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Lot 362

362. Voragine (Jacobus de) [th e go l d e n le g e n d], leaf Lxxxi

from the second English edition (The lyf of saint vincent), double

column, black letter, 1 6-line decorated initial, [STC 24875], folio,

[Wynkyn de Worde, 1493]. £100 - £150

Lot 363

363. Felicius (Constantius) th e ConSp i r a C i e o f Catil i n e...

t r a n S l at e d b i tho m a S pay n e l l: w i t h t h e hiS t o ry e o f Jug u rt h, ,

w r i t t e n b y...Sa l u S t, a n d t r a n S l at e d...b y ale x a n d e r bar C K l ay e,

second edition, lacks final 8 ff (sig 2G and 2H), blank Y6 present,

title in woodcut architectural border, decorated initials, title soiled,

with marginal tears, and mounted, A2 margin frayed, margins little

trimmed, touching some side-notes, and head-lines, note on title,

pen trials on margins of A2, name in margin of m1v, some staining

and marking, nineteenth-century brown half morocco, little rubbed,

[STC 10752], sm. 4to, John Waley, 1557. £600 - £800

Lot 364

364. Bible, English. [gr e at bi b l e] th e bi b l e in en g ly S h e..., title

leaf only, printed in red and balck with fine woodcut border, some

tears and repairs, marginal soiling, [Herbert 119; STC 2098],

Rouen, R. Carmarden, 1566; and another title leaf from an English

Bible (Geneva version), Edinburgh, Thomas Bassandyne, 1576,

folio (2) £300 - £400

Lot 365

365. Foxe (John) [bo o K o f ma rt y r S], th e fi r S t [Se C o n d] vo l u m e

o f t h e eC C l e S i a S t i C a l l hi S t o ry, 2 vol. in 1, third edition, lacks

vol. 1 title, and vol. 2 last f., with colophon, vol. 2 title in woodcut

border, woodcuts in the text, 3 plates, only, of 4, 2 folding, both with

frayed margins, 1 torn and repaired, the single-page plate torn at

fore-edge with substantial loss, last few sigs. loose or becoming so,

second f. holed, 4X4 & 4Y1 torn at edges with loss, several tears

elsewhere, mostly marginal, many repaired, staining and marking,

heavy in places (including plate of Latimer and Ridley), some

marginal ink scribbles or pen-trials, notes in a variety of hands on

paste-downs and fly-leaves, contemporary calf, covers with blind

roll, worn, covers and fly-leaves loose, [STC 11224], folio, John

Daye, 1576; sold not subject to return. £600 - £800


Lot 366

366. Hurault (Jacques) po l i t i C K e, mo r a l, a n d ma rt i a l

di S C o u r S e S. translated by Arthur Golding, firSt e d i t i o n in en g l i S h,

title with large woodcut printer’s device, woodcut initials and

head- and tail-pieces, short repaired tear to verso of title and

outer margin of N3, just touching a few letters without loss, some

browning, mostly light, but heavier to a few ff., occasional spotting,

a few small stains, contemporary calf, lower cover detached,

upper joint split, spine worn and with short split at foot, corners

worn, rubbed, [STC 14000; Cockle 65], 8vo, Adam Islip, 1595.

£900 - £1,200

*** The scarce first English translation of Trois livres des offices

d’estat. We can trace only two other copies at auction since 1980.

Includes sections on military tactics and law.

Lot 367

367. V[erstegan] (R[ichard]) a re S t i t u t i o n o f de C ay e d

in t e l l i g e n C e: in an t i q u i t i e S. Co n C e r n i n g t h e m o S t n o b l e a n d

r e n o v v m e d en g l i S h n at i o n, firSt e d i t i o n, title in red and black and

with engraved vignette, engraved plate of arms and 11 illustrations

within the text, title foxed, lightly browned throughout, occasional

spotting or light foxing, a few small water-stains, 20th century

blind-stamped calf, old morocco label to spine, [STC 21361], small

4to, Antwerp, Robert Bruney, 1605. £300 - £400

*** A ‘seminal work of Anglo-Saxon scholarship’ (ODNB),

also considered the best edition for the quality and number of its

engravings.

Provenance: ‘D.Ashe, Langley Burrell, Wilts, 1786’ (ink

inscriptions to title).

Lot 368

368. Law.- Coke (Sir Edward) la S i z e pa rt d e S r e p o rt S Sr. ed w.

Co K e Ch i u a l e r, C h i e f e iu S t i C e d e l Co m m o n b a n K e: d e S d i u e r S

r e S o l u t i o n S & i u d g e m e n t S d o n e S S u r S o l e m n e a r g u m e n t S..., mostly

black-letter, title with woodcut head- and tail-pieces, woodcut

decorated letters, contemporary ink marginalia, lacking initial

blank, some ink-staining and finger-soiling, occasional spotting,

contemporary calf, sympathetically rebacked, corners repaired,

[STC 5509.5, with A1r catchword ‘heredes’], scarce, folio, printed

for the Societe of Stationers, 1607. £300 - £400

369. Spenser (Edmund) fo u r e hy m n e S, fragment only from

Collected Works, woodcut decorations, some leaves frayed, some

repaired, some staining and worming, modern calf, gilt, small

folio, by H.L. for Mathew Lownes, 1611; sold not subject to return

£100 - £150

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Lot 370

370. Bible, English. [The Holy Bible...], King James version, ‘She’

bible, contents loose and incomplete, c. 430 ff., only, lacks titles

and all other preliminaries, A1,2,5, C5, E5, N1,3,5,6, Q6, T1,6,

Z6, sig 2O, 3B2-5, sig. 3C, SG, 3X-4M, 4P-X, 5A1,6, sig 5C, 5D1,

5E1,6, 5H2-4, sig 5I-5S, 5Y3, 6A2-6, 6B1,2,5,6, and all thereafter,

sig. 2Q,Q and first & last few ff. defective, all other ff. more or less

seriously frayed and creased, and many inner margins torn, but

with little loss of text, little staining and marking, loosely inserted,

in bifolia or single ff., in the remains of a contemporary, perhaps

the orginal, binding, dark brown calf over wooden boards, covers

blind-tooled, brass centre and corner pieces, and strip along inner

edge, remains of clasps, worn, lower cover split, and calf defective,

spine defective and with remains of suede cover, label inside

front cover describes the book as ‘Old Bible, bought of gypsies’,

[?Herbert 353], folio, [?Robert Barker, 1617], sold not subject to

return.. £1,500 - £2,000

*** An early ‘Great She’ Bible, with the reading ‘she went into the

citie’ in Ruth iii, 15, but without the ‘remarkable error’ of ‘Judas’

for ‘Jesus’ in Matt. xxvi, 36.

Lot 371

371. Fulbecke (William) pa r a l l e l e o r Co n f e r e n C e o f t h e Civil

law , t h e Ca n o n law , a n d t h e Co m m o n law o f t h i S re a l m e o f

en g l a n d, early ink numbers and a few small scribbles to title,

[STC 11416], Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1618; The

Second Part of the Parallele, or Conference of the Civill Law, the

Canon Law, and the Common Law of this Realme of England, firSt

e d i t i o n, [STC 11415a], Thomas Wight, 1602; The Pandectes of the

Laws of Nations: Contayning severall discourses of the questions,

points, and matters of Law, wherein the Nations of the world doe

consent and accord, firSt e d i t i o n, [STC 11414], Thomas Wight,

1602, together 3 works in 1 vol., woodcut initials, occasional

light water-staining, contemporary panelled calf, joints split, but

holding firm, corners worn, a few marks, rubbed, 4to £400 - £600

*** Three scarce legal works. Fulbecke was an English playwright,

lawyer and legal scholar, who did pioneering work in the field of

Law.

372. Bible, English, lacking title and numerous other ff., some loss

to corners, browned, loose in contemporary calf, metal corners

and clasps, rather worn, sm.4to, [early 17th century]. £100 - £150

Lot 373

373. Clement I, (Pope) ep i S t o l a e a d Co r i n t h i o S, text in Greek

and Latin, printed mostly in red and black, privilege f. (with first

word ‘prout’ on last line), occasional light foxing or spotting,

contemporary limp vellum, lacking ties, a few spots, [STC 5398],

a very good copy, small 4to, Oxford, John Lichfield, 1633.

£150 - £200

*** Provenance: ‘Ex.Lib Cong. Orat. Rotho’ (17th century ink

inscription to title); M.Delasize; John Sparrow (bookplates).


Lot 374

374. Wither (George) a Co l l e C t i o n o f t h o S e po e m e S..., fine

engraved pictorial title, final f. blank, R5 lower corner frayed with

loss of a few letters, [STC 25912], [Richard Badger] for Robert

Allott, 1633 b o u n d w i t h Wither (George) Wither’s Motto. Nec

Habeo, Nec Careo, Nec Curo., initial ‘Explanation of the Embleme’

f., engraved emblematic title, lacking final blank, very short tear to

foot of ‘explanation’ f., touching part of 2 letters, with no real loss,

[STC 25912, but with earlier engraved title], [[Thomas Harper]

for John Grismond], [1633], both works trimmed at outer margin,

just within image of title pages, affecting a number of catchwords

and occasionally just touching main body of text with minor

loss, occasional spotting, final few ff. of second work with some

soiling, contemporary calf, rebacked, preserving original backstrip

with a little loss to ends, modern gilt title to spine, rubbed, 12mo

£400 - £600

*** Both works are scarce. The second work collates to the 1633

edition, but with an engraved emblematic title from one of the 1621

editions. Withers was a poet, pamphleteer and satirist, who was

imprisoned several times for libel.

Lot 375

375. Guillim (John) a diSplay o f he r a l d r i e, third edition, woodcut

coats of arms, a few ffull-page, m o S t h a n d-C o l o u r e d, title laid

down, V3-X2 stained (4ff.), a few arms reapired due to weakening

of paper by colouring, 3 or 4 of small arms with small holes

caused by colouring, affecting a few letters recto, contemporary

calf, rebacked, upper joint splitting, rubbed, [STC 12503], folio,

Thomas Cotes for Jacob Blome, 1638 b o u n d w i t h Guillim (John)

A most exact alphabeticall table, for the more speedy finding out

of all their names and sirnames, whose coat-armes are contained in

Guillim his Display of Heraldry, lacking final blank, John Raworth,

for Laurence Blaikelock, 1640. £300 - £400

*** An attractively coloured copy.

Lot 376

376. Bible (English). th e bi b l e, t h at iS, t h e h o ly SC r i p t u r e S

C o n t e i n e d in t h e ol d e a n d ne w te S ta m e n t, 2 parts in 1, general title

with woodcut vignette, N.T. title in woodcut border, woodcuts in the

text, ruled in red throughout, lacks O.T. title, and DD 4/5, replaced

by 2 ff. from a later 8vo edition, N.T. torn and repaired with slight

loss to border, A6, D6, NN4, Aaa2 & Eee8 torn with loss, other

tears, mostly marginal, some fore-edge margins trimmed, touching

side-notes, browned & marked, Hawk family information on blank

f. before N.T., and on detached f., preceded by imperfect Book of

Common Prayer and followed by imperfect Booke of Psalmes,

remains of old panelled calf binding, worn, backstrip missing, front

cover board without calf, [STC 2174; Herbert 248], 4to, Deputies

of Chrsitopher Barker, 1599 [but probably Amsterdam, 1640].

£500 - £700

*** Esther i 1 ends ‘ seuen and twen- ty prouinces.)’

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Lot 377

377. Egyptology.- Greaves (John) py r a m i d o g r a p h i a: o r a

d e S C r i p t i o n o f t h e p y r a m i d S in æg y p t, firSt e d i t i o n, initial blank,

engraved illustrations, lacking 2 folding plates, contemporary

mottled calf, gilt spine in compartments, lacking label, corners a

little worn, rubbed, [Wing G1804], 8vo, for George Badger, 1646.

£250 - £350

378. W[ilkins] (J[ohn]) mat h e m at i C a l l ma g i C K. or, t h e

wo n d e r S t h at m ay b e p e r f o r m e d b y me C h a n i C a l l ge o m e t ry,

firSt e d i t i o n, engraved portrait frontispiece from another work,

engraved and woodcut illustrations, L7 supplied in facsimile, O2

with hole caused by paper flaw, slightly affecting text, some soiling

and light water-staining, modern half calf over marbled boards,

slip-case, [Wing M2198], 8vo, by M.F. for Sa. Gellibrand, 1648.

£300 - £500

379. Bacon (Sir Francis) Sy l va Sy lva r u m, 3 parts in 1 vol.,

seventh edition, engraved portrait frontispiece and additional

pictorial title, portrait water-stained at foot, some water-staining to

varying degrees to lower corners, very small hole within text to G4,

affecting a few letters, contemporary panelled calf, sympathetically

rebacked, preserving original red morocco label, corners a little

worn, a few marks [Wing B328], folio, for William Lee [&c.],

1658. £120 - £180

Lot380

380. Taylor (Jeremy) 2 parts in 1 vol., du C t o r d u b i ta n t i u m, o r

th e r u l e o f C o n S C i e n C e in a l l h e r g e n e r a l l m e a S u r e S; S e rv i n g a S

a g r e at i n S t r u m e n t f o r t h e d e t e r m i n at i o n o f C a S e S o f C o n S C i e n C e,

firSt e d i t i o n, engraved portrait frontispiece, errata f. at end, title

ruled in red, lacks additional engraved title, very short tear within

text of H, loss of part of a few letters, contemporary calf, later

morocco label to spine in compartments, corners worn, rubbed,

[Wing T324], folio, James Flescher for Richard Royston, 1660.

£150 - £200

*** Provenance: Thomas Salwey (engraved bookplate to rear pastedown).

Lot 381

381. Boccalini (Trajano) second edition, engraved portrait

frontispiece, browned (mostly light, but heavier in places), waterstaining

at head to varying degrees, some foxing, mostly marginal,

contemporary calf, sympathetically rebacked, corners worn, a few

stains, rubbed and scuffed, [Wing B3382], small folio, for T. Dring,

J. Starkey and T. Bassett, 1669. £200 - £300

*** Scarce.

Provenance: Edward Ogle (ink signature to front free endpaper);

Newton Charles Ogle (bookplate).

Lot 382

382. Digby (Sir Kenelm) of b o d i e S, a n d o f m a n S S o u l. to d i S C o v e r

t h e i m m o r ta l i t y o f r e a S o n a b l e S o u l S. wi t h t w o d i S C o u r S e S of t h e

p o w d e r o f S y m pat h y, a n d of t h e v e g e tat i o n o f p l a n t S, woodcut

diagrams, printing flaw to foot of 3A7&8, some browning to

margins of title, lightly browned elsewhere, occasional spotting, a

few small water-stains, small ink stains to A7, D3&4 (obscurring

one word on D3), contemporary panelled calf, sympathetically

rebacked, modern leather label to spine, corners worn, ink stain

to upper cover, rubbed and marked, [Wing D1445], 4to, S.G. and

B.G. for John Williams, 1669. £300 - £400


Lot 383

383. Spa Waters.- Borlase (Edmund) lat h a m Spaw in la n C a S h i r e:

w i t h S o m e r e m a r K a b l e C a S e S a n d C u r e S e f f e C t e d b y it, firSt e d i t i o n,

with blank a4, lacking initial blank, ink stamp of Incorporated Law

Society to title (recto and verso) and head of B1, final f. trimmed

at outer edge, title soiled, lightly browned throughout, spotted,

contemporary calf, rebacked, in 20th century cloth, corners worn,

rubbed, [Wing B3769; Wellcome II, p.105], 8vo, for Rob. Clavel,

1670. £200 - £300

384. Pompey (François) in d i C u l u S u n i v e r S a l i S; o r, th e u n i v e r S e

in e p i t o m e. wh e r e i n t h e n a m e S o f a l m o S t a l l t h e w o r K S o f n at u r e,

o f a l l a rt S a n d S C i e n C e S, w i t h t h e i r m o S t n e C e S S a ry t e r m S, a r e in

en g l i S h, lat i n e & fr e n C h, m e t h o d i C a l ly a n d d i S t i n C t ly d i g e S t e d,

edited by A. Lovell, 2pp. advertisements at end, contemporary ink

ownership inscriptions of ‘James Sherward’ to endpapers, lightly

browned thoroughout, some spotting or staining, modern half calf,

spine gilt, [Wing P2791], J.Madock for Robert Harford, 1679; and

4 others, Dictionaries, 3 18th century, v.s. (5) £200 - £300

Lot 385

385. te S ta m e n t (th e) o f t h e tw e lv e pat r i a r C h S, th e So n S o f

Ja C o b, [translated by Christopher Tesdale], black letter, woodcut

vignette title, vignette and full-page illustrations, title with inner

margin repaired (affectng a few letters) and with a short neat tear

within vignette, soiled, some foxing or spotting, 19th century half

calf, worn, [Wing T799], scarce, 8vo, by M. Clark for the Company

of Stationers, 1684. £150 - £200

386. Burnet (Gilbert) Co l l e C t i o n o f pa m p h l e t S, bound in 4

vol., including: A Letter from Gilbert Burnet, D.D. to Mr. Simon

Lowth... Occasioned by his late Book of the subject of Church-

Power, [Wing B5818], Richard Baldwin, 1685; A Relation Of the

Barbarous and Bloody Massacre Of about an hundred thousand

Protestants, Begun at Paris, [Wing R814], Richard Chiswel, 1678;

A Sermon Preached before the Right Honourable the Lord-Mayor

and Aldermen of the City of London... Being the Anniversary Fast

for the Burning of London, The Second Edition, [Wing B5873],

Richard Chiswel, 1681, modern wrappers, in a modern box, by

Brignell, Cambridge, sm. 4to. £200 - £300

Lot 387

387. mi S C e l l a n y o f po e m S a n d tr a n S l at i o n S b y ox f o r d ha n d S,

firSt e d i t i o n, with final advertisement f., title with browning and a

stain to edges, occasional spotting, water-staining to lower corner

of a few ff., contemporary panelled calf, rebacked, spine with part

of original red morocco label (lacking one letter), corners worn,

covers rubbed, [Wing M2232; Case 178], 8vo, Oxford, for Anthony

Stephens, 1685. £250 - £350

*** Scarce. We can trace only three copies at auction since 1979.

The main contributor would appear to be Francis Willis, Fellow of

New College.

Provenance: ‘Mitford, 1806’ (ink inscription to front free

endpaper).

388. [Blome (Richard)] th e art o f he r a l d ry, firSt e d i t i o n, 52

engraved plates only (of 53), numerous woodcut coats of arms,

lacking all before title, notes in a contemporary hand throughout,

hinges repaired, bookplate to pastedown, contemporary calf,

rebacked, corners bumped, [Wing B3205], 8vo, Hannah Sawbridge,

1685. £75 - £100

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Lot 389

389. Aesop. fa b l e S, engraved additional pictorial title, plate

depicting the arms of ‘William Earle of Devonshire’, 31 plates by

Francis Barlow and half-page illustrations, additional title with

outer margin cut away and with short repaired tear within image,

but with no loss,, just within image, first plate (after B1) closely

trimmed at outer margin, plate before E1 with lower margin neatly

cut away, plate before E2 with short repaired tear within image, but

with no loss, Gi text f. with repaired tear along whole length, within

text, but with no real loss, H1 short tear at foot, within text, but

with no loss, a few short, mostly marginal tears, some soiling and

spotting, contemporary calf, gilt spine in compartments, worn, but

holding firm, [Wing A703], folio, H.Hills jun. for Francis Barlow,

1687. £750 - £1,000

Lot 390

390. Sales (Francis de) an in t r o d u C t i o n to a de v o u t life, title

with woodcut ornament, *7,9 and 12 with a few chips to edges,

affecting the odd letter, browned, some spotting, contemporary

calf, spine in compartments, rubbed and scuffed, 12mo, no place

or printer, 1687. £200 - £300

*** Rare. Not in the British Library. ESTC lists only 4 copies,

although no reference number provided (‘Not in STC’).

Provenance: ‘Charles Domvile...at ye 3 Coffins in Gratio St.

against the end of Cornhill...’ (17th century inscription to front free

endpaper); Mary Lowden; Ann Becker (18th century inscriptions

to front free endpaper); Ramsgate Monastery (bookplate).

391. Saint-Evremond (Charles de Marguetel de Saint Denis,

Sieur de) mi S C e l l a n e o u S eSSayS, F6 with hole, loss of few a words,

U1 lower corner torn away, not affecting text, occasional spotting,

contemporary speckled, gilt (later) spine in compartments,

joints starting, but holding firm, rubbed, [Wing S305], for John

Everingham, 1692 § Fenelon (Francois de Salignac de la Mothe

de) Reflection upon Learning, 12pp. advertisements, these lightly

soiled, contemporary speckled calf, gilt, spine in compartments,

joints cracked, but holding firm, rubbed, for E. Curll, 1718; and

another, Vertot, 12mo & 8vo (3) £200 - £300

Lot 392

392. Rochester (John Wilmot, Earl of) po e m S , (&C.) o n

Se v e r a l oC C a S i o n S: w i t h va l e n t i n i a n; a tr a g e d y, lightly foxed,

contemporary speckled calf, joints repaired, [Wing R1757], 8vo,

for Jacob Tonson, 1696. £300 - £400


Lot 393

393. Dryden (John) fa b l e S an C i e n t a n d mo d e r n, firSt e d i t i o n,

half-title, 2H4 short marginal tear, occasional staining or spotting,

20th century half morocco, preserving earlier leather label to spine

in compartments, [Wing D2278; Pforzheimer 326], folio, for Jacob

Tonson, 1700. £120 - £180

Lot 394

394. Musgrave (William) de a rt h r i t i d e Sy m p t o m at iC a di S S e rtat i o,

firSt e d i t i o n, errata f. at end, small areas of marginal worming,

mostly to inner gutter, occasional spotting, contemporary panelled

calf, spine in compartments with gilt modern leather labels, spine

ends chipped, corners worn, rubbed, Exeter & London, 1703; and

a defective second edition of Lind’s Health of Seamen, 8vo (2).

£150 - £200

*** The first mentioned is scarce at auction. Musgrave was elected

to the Royal Society in 1684 for his work in Natural Philosophy and

Medicine. In 1685 he acted as secretary to the society and edited

the Philosophical Transactions from number 167 to 178.

Lot 395

395. di C t i o n a r i u m ru S t i C u m &; ur b a n i C u m: o r, a di C t i o n a ry

o f a l l S o rt S o f Co u n t ry af fa i r S, ha n d i C r a f t, tr a d i n g, a n d

me r C h a n d i z i n g, woodcut illustrations, 4pp. advertisements at

start, advertisements and final few sigs. browned, minor worm

traces / holes to lower margin of final few sigs., not affecting text,

a few small marks, contemporary panelled calf, spine skilfully

repaired, preserving original backstrip, slightly rubbed, 8vo, for

J.Nicholson, 1704. £350 - £450

*** A scarce work, variously attributed to John Worlidge and

Nathan Bailey. There is much on food and drink, including

recipes for ‘common drink and eatables’ and a section on country

housewifery. Also, deals with bees, herbs, husbandry, angling and

fishes, horses and country pursuits including ferreting, hawking,

fowling and cock-fighting.

Provenance: Mrs. Harvey, Finningley Park (bookplate).

Lot 396

396. Palmer (Samuel) mo r a l eSSayS o n So m e o f th e mo S t

Cu r i o u S a n d Si g n i f i C a n t en g l i S h, SC o t C h a n d fo r e i g n pr o v e r b S,

firSt e d i t i o n, light browned, some spotting, new endpapers, modern

panelled calf, spine faded, 8vo, Tho. Hodgkin for R. Bonwicke,

1710. £120 - £150

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397. [Miège (Guy)] th e p r e S e n t S t at e o f gre at -britain a n d

ir e l a n d. in t h r e e pa rt S. th e i. of Sou t h britain. ii. of nort h

britain. iii. of ir e l a n d, 4 parts in 1, third edition, engraved portrait

frontispiece and 2 folding maps, folding letter-press ‘Brunswick

Genealogy’, split to fold of table, contemporary panelled calf,

richly gilt spine in compartments and with red leather label, spine

chipped and darkened, corners worn, rubbed, J.H. for J.Nicholson

[&c.], 1715; and a defective copy of his 1688 Great French

Dictionary (first edition), 8vo & folio (2) £180 - £200

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Lot 398

398. Shakespeare (William) ha m l e t, pr i n C e o f de n m a r K,

a tr a g e d y, engraved frontispiece, frayed & tipped-in, 1 p.

advertisments at end, browned, J. Darby for M. Wellington, 1718

b o u n d w i t h Rival Ladies (The), a Tragi-Comedy, 1718 a n d w i t h

Cibber (Colley) The Double Gallant, or, the Sick Ladies Cure, a

Comedy, third edition, 2 pp. advertisements at end, last f. tippedin,

B. Lintot, sold by D. Brown, W. Mears & F. Clay, 1718, 3 works

in 1 vol., browned and foxed, contemporary panelled calf, rubbed,

rebacked, spine repaired, 8vo. £250 - £350

*** The first edition of John Hughes’ acting version of Hamlet.

Lot 399

399. [Hurtado de Mendoza (Diego)] th e life a n d ad v e n t u r e S o f

lazarillo d e to r m e S , second edition, engraved portrait frontispiece

and 19 plates, 5 pp. advertisements at end, portrait working loose,

occasional spotting, contemporary calf, rebacked, preserving part

of original backstrip, corners worn, some loss of leather to covers,

12mo, R. and J. Bonwick and R.Wilkin, 1726. £200 - £300

*** A scarce edition of this picaresque fictitious auto-biography.

Lot 400

400. [Gee (Joshua)] th e tr a d e a n d nav i g at i o n o f gr e at -britain

Co n S i d e r e d, second edition, a few outer margins trimmed, lacking

endpapers, contemporary calf, gilt spine in compartments, lacking

label, corners worn, rubbed, [Goldsmiths’ 6736], 8vo, by Sam.

Buckley, 1730. £100 - £150

401. [Browne (Peter)] th i n g S divin e a n d Super n at u r a l

Co n C e i v e d b y ana l o g y w i t h t h i n g S nat u r a l a n d hum a n, firSt

e d i t i o n, contemporary mottled calf, rebacked in 20th century cloth,

upper joint split, corners worn, rubbed, 8vo, for William Innys and

Richard Manby, 1733. £120 - £180

Lot 402

402. Ko r a n (th e), commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed,

translated into English, to which is added a Preliminary Discourse

by George Sale, firSt e d i t i o n in en g l i S h, title printed in red

and black, engraved folding map and 4 plates, three folding,

contemporary panelled calf, outer and decorative centre panels

and compartments of spine stained with a contrasting colour, with

the bookplate of Edward Lord Suffield, large 4to, C. Ackers for J.

Wilcox, 1734. £800 - £1,200


Lot 403

403. Johnson (Samuel).- Lobo (Father Jerome) a vo ya g e to

ab y S S i n i a, t r a n S l at e d b y Sa m u e l Jo h n S o n, firSt e d i t i o n, title

in red and black, woodcut ornaments, G4 corner torn away, ink

inscription at head of title, numerous pencil marks in margins,

browned, contemporary calf, gilt, edges rubbed, corners bumped,

rebacked, [Courtney & Smith pp. 2-4], 8vo, for A. Bettesworth and

C. Hitch, 1735. £200 - £300

Lot 404

404. Dubreuil (Jean) th e pr a C t i C e o f pe r S p e C t i v e: or, a n ea S y

me t h o d o f re p r e S e n t i n g nat u r a l ob J e C t S aC C o r d i n g to t h e ru l

third edition, title in red and black, engraved folding plate and

full-page illustrations, occasional spotting or finger-marking, a

few small stains, 20th century cloth, lightly marked, 4to, for Tho.

Bowles, 1743. £200 - £300

Lot 405

405. Johnson (Samuel) an aC C o u n t o f t h e life o f mr ri C h a r d

Sava g e , firSt e d i t i o n, lacks half-title, some slight offsetting and

foxing in a few places, 2B2 at end ?blank working loose, engraved

bookplate of Beaufort on front free endpaper, contemporary calf,

gilt, gilt panelled spine, red morocco label, [Courtney & Smith p.

15], 8vo, J. Roberts, 1744. £400 - £600

Lot 406

406. [Challoner (Richard)] br i ta n n i a Sa n C ta: o r, th e li v e S o f

t h e mo S t Ce l e b r at e d Sa i n t S: 2 vol., titles in red and black, ink

library stamp to titles and verso of final text ff., occasional spotting,

contemporary calf, richly gilt spines in compartments and with red

morocco label, vol.1 upper cover detaching, other joints starting,

but holding firm corners worn, rubbed, scarce, 4to, for Thomas

Meighan, 1745. £120 - £180

Lot 407

407. Johnson (Samuel) ir e n e: a tr a g e d y, firSt e d i t i o n, woodcut

decoration on title, lacks half-title and advertisement f. at end, small

hole in margin of title repaired, browned, later endpapers, late

nineteenth century signature on front pastedown, later buckram,

yellowed and soiled, [Courtney & Smith p. 24], 8vo for R. Dodsley,

1749. £200 - £300

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Lot 408

408. Hyde (Thomas) ve t e r u m p e r S a r u m e t pa rt h o r u m e t

m e d o r u m r e l i g i o n i S h i S t o r i a, second edition, 20 engraved plates

on 19 leaves, some folding, folding letterpress table, occasional

spotting, contemporary calf, gilt, richly gilt spine in compartments,

joints splitting, but holding firm, lower joint at head of spine and

spine label chipped, corners worn, rubbed, 4to, Oxford, Clarendon,

1760. £200 - £300

*** The second and best edition of this work on the religions of

the ancient Persians. Plate VII opposite p.316 includes a depiction

of a dodo.

Lot 409

409. no rt h br i t o n (th e) 2 vol., firSt e d i t i o n S, some browning

and spotting, bookplates of George Richardson, ?19th century ink

signatures of Matilda Ridley, attractive contemporary calf, richly

gilt spines in compartments and with a red morocco label, rubbed,

for J. Williams, 1763; and a late 18th / early 19th century edition of

Rochester’s Works, 12mo (3) £200 - £300

***A third volume of the North Briton was published later in 1763.

Lot 410

410. Sheridan (Thomas) britiSh ed u C at i o n: or, t h e So u r C e o f

t h e di S o r d e r S o f gr e at britain, new edition, p r e S e n tat i o n C o p y

f r o m t h e a u t h o r, with inscription on front free endpaper, halftitle,

occasional spotting, contemporary speckled calf, gilt, spine

in compartments and with red morocco label, small chip to foot of

spine, corners worn, rubbed, 8vo, for Edward and Charles Dilly,

1769. £180 - £220

*** Sheridan was a great advocate of educational reform and

elocution lessons to ensure the correct public speaking.

Lot 411

411. American War of Independence.- Price (Richard)

ob S e rvat i o n S o n...t h e Ju S t i C e a n d po l i C y o f t h e wa r w i t h

am e r i C a, new edition, remains of library stamp to base of title, ink

notes to margin of title and 1A5, for T.Cadell, 1776 b o u n d w i t h

[Gray (John)] Doctor Price’s Notions... Shewn to be Contradictory

to Reason and Scripture, remains of library stamp to title, ink notes

in a contemporary hand to margins, [Sabin 28397], for T.Beckett,

1777 w i t h Hey (Richard) Observations on the Nature of Civil

Liberty, lacking half-title, [Sabin 31648], for T.Cadell, 1776 w i t h

[Macpherson (James)] The Rights of Great Britain Asserted Against

the Claims of America, third edition, half-title, folding table, for

T.Cadell, 1776 w i t h Carlyle (Alexander) The Justice and Necessity

of the War with our American Colonies Examined, advertisement f.,

[Sabin 10931], Edinburgh, 1777, together 5 works in 1 vol., lower

hinge broken, contemporary half calf, rebacked in 19th century

cloth, rubbed, 8vo. £600 - £800

*** The second and last are both scarce, with ESTC listing only 3

and 2 copies in the UK respectively.


Lot 412

412. Comenius (John Amos) viSible wo r l d: o r, a no m e n C l at u r e,

a n d pi C t u r e S, o f a l l t h e Ch i e f th i n g S t h at a r e in t h e wo r l d,

translated by Charles Hoole, twelfth edition, woodcut illustrations,

edges of title and B1-5 repaired, not affecting text, small hole to C8,

affecting 3 letters, a few small stains, occasional spotting, modern

half calf, gilt spine in compartments, large 12mo, for S.Leacroft,

1777. £200 - £300

413. Chambaud (Louis) no u v e a u di C t i o n n a i r e fr a n ç o i S-an g l o i S,

& an g l o i S-fr a n ç o i S, 2 vol. in 1, half-titles, contemporary calf, gilt

spine in compartments and with a red morocco label, covers with

some staining and marking, 4to, W.Strahan, T.Cadell, & P.Elmsly,

1778. £120 - £180

Lot 414

414. [Shute (Barrington)] th e h o u S e o f pe e r e S S e S: o r, f e m a l e

o r at o ry. Co n ta i n i n g t h e d e b at e S o f S e v e r a l pe e r e S S e S o n

t h e bi S h o p o f la n d a f f â€S bi l l f o r t h e m o r e e f f e C t u a l

d i S C o u r a g e m e n t o f t h e C r i m e o f a d u lt e ry, half-title, occasional

spotting, for G. Kearsly, 1779 b o u n d w i t h The Court of Adultery: A

Vision, fifth edition, lacking half-title, upper corner of H2 repaired,

some spotting or light foxing, for M.Smith, 1778, both works interleaved,

early 20th century half morocco, gilt, rubbed and scuffed,

4to £200 - £300

Lot 415

415. Johnson (Samuel) de f o r m i t i e S o f dr Sa m u e l Jo h n S o n.

Se l e C t e d f r o m h i S wo r K S, [edited by John Thomson Callender],

second edition, new endpapers, modern half calf, for the Author,

1782 § Piozzi (Hesther Lynch) Anecdotes of the Late Samuel

Johnson, half-title, B3 small tear in margin, bookplate removed

from front pastedown, contemporary tree calf, corners repaired,

rebacked in modern calf, T. Cadell, 1786 § Hawkins (Sir John) The

Life of Samuel Johnson, errata at end, lacks A1 half-title, engraved

bookplate of Edward Lord Suffield on front pastedown, hinges

weak, contemporary calf, slightly rubbed, corners worn, joints

splitting, gilt spine, red morocco label, rubbed, for J. Buckland, J.

Rivington and Sons and others, 1787, all but the first firSt e d i t i o n S;

and 3 others, Burney’s Memoirs of Dr. Burney, 1832, 8vo (6).

£300 - £400

Lot 416

416. Johnson (Samuel) a di C t i o n a ry o f t h e en g l i S h la n g u a g e, 2

vol., The Fifth Edition, titles in red and black, titles slightly soiled,

vol. I title with small tear at head and slightly creased, slightly

browned, new endpapers, modern half calf, gilt spines, slightly

faded, [Courtney & Smith p. 57], folio, W. Strahan, J.F. & C.

Rivington and others, 1784. £400 - £600

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417. Boswell (James) th e Jo u r n a l o f a to u r to t h e he b r i d e S, w i t h

Sa m u e l Jo h n S o n, firSt e d i t i o n, half-title, C1 extensively torn and

repaired, part of pp. 144-145 partially inked out, by Henry Baldwin,

for Charles Dilly, 1785; The Life of Samuel Johnson, 4 vol., sixth

edition, vol. I engraved frontispiece and folding facsimiles, vol. III

new endpapers, inner hinges strengthened, contemporary speckled

calf, gilt spines, 1811 § Newton (A. Edward) Sale Catalogue of

Dr. Johnson’s Library, number 23 of 250 copies signed by Newton,

original boards, printed paper label on upper cover, New York &

London, 1925; and 9 others similar, 8vo (15). £200 - £300

418. Johnson (Samuel) pr ay e r S a n d me d i tat i o n S C o m p o S e d b y

Sa m u e l Jo h n S o n, second edition, advertisements on verso of R1,

R2 blank, browned, 3 ink signatures at head of title, contemporary

calf, corners bumped, gilt spine, red morocco label, rubbed, T.

Cadell, 1785; Thoughts on the Late Transactions Respecting

Falkand’s Islands, second edition, half-title torn and repaired,

title and B1 repaired at head, later boards, edges uncut, T. Cadell,

1771; A Diary of a Journey into North Wales, edited by R. Duppa,

engraved frontispiece facsimile of Johnson’s handwriting, halftitle,

some foxing, new endpapers, modern half calf, 1816; and 14

others Samuel Johnson, v.s., v.d. (17). £300 - £400

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Lot 419

419. Archery.- Ascham (Roger) to x o p h i l u S, th e SC h o l e, o r

pa rt i t i o n S, o f Sh o o t i n g. Co n tay n e d in ii bo o K e S, light browning

to outer edges of title and verso of final f., occasional spotting,

contemporary calf, gilt, joints cracked, but firm, corners worn,

rubbed, 8vo, Wrexham, R.Marsh, 1788. £150 - £200

*** This provincial printing scarce at auction. It would appear that

some copies were issued with a frontispiece (ESTC notes that of 20

copies listed only 2 report a frontispiece; both in North America).

Lot 420

420. Music.- Warren (Thomas) a fi f t e e n t h Co l l e C t i o n o f

Cat C h e S a n d Ca n o n S a n d gl e e S f o r t h r e e, f o u r a n d f i v e vo i C e S,

[c.1790]; A Twenty Eighth Collection of Catches..., [c.1800]; A

Twenty Sixth Collection of Catches..., [c.1800], lightly browned

(the first title pahe more heavily so), occasional spotting, later

cloth-backed marbled boards, worn, Longman and Broderip; and

another, Guitar Music (defective), oblong 4to & 8vo £150 - £200

Lot 421

421. Agriculture.- Dundonald (Archibald Cochrane, Earl of) a

t r e at i S e, S h e w i n g t h e i n t i m at e C o n n e C t i o n t h at SubSiStS b e t w e e n

a g r i C u lt u r e a n d C h e m i S t ry. ad d r e S S e d to t h e Cu lt i vat o r S o f t h e

So i l, to t h e pr o p r i e to r S o f fe n S a n d moSSeS, in gr e at britain

a n d ir e l a n d; a n d to t h e pr o p r i e to r S o f we S t in d i a eS tat e S, firSt

e d i t i o n, p r e S e n tat i o n C o p y f r o m t h e a u t h o r, half-title, original

boards, spine ends and corners worn, soiled, [Sabin 14071], 4to,

for the Author, 1795. £120 - £180

*** Includes material relating to the West Indies.

422. Ashburton (Charles Alfred) a ne w a n d Co m p l e t e hi S t o ry

o f en g l a n d, engraved frontispiece, folding maps, plates, one

lacking, contemporary calf, joints split, spine gilt with red morocco

label, folio, [c.1795]. £100 - £150


Lot 423

423. Condorcet, (Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas Caritat ,Marquis

de) ou t l i n e S o f a n h i S t o r i C a l v i e w o f t h e p r o g r e S S o f t h e h u m a n

m i n d: b e i n g a p o S t h u m o u S w o r K o f t h e l at e m. d e Co n d o r C e t,

engraved portrait frontispiece, half-title, lacking final blank,

partially erased contemporary ink signature to head of title,

causing 2 very small holes, lightly browned, occasional foxing or

spotting, modern calf-backed marbled boards, spine gilt and with

red leather label, spine slightly faded, 8vo, Philadelphia, Lang and

Ustick for M. Carey [&c.], 1796. £100 - £150

Lot 424

424. Shakespeare (William) th e dr a m at iC wor K S, 93 engraved

plates, occasional damp-staining or foxing, a few worm traces,

mostly marginal, contemporary russia, gilt, some covers detached,

spine ends and corners worn to varying degrees, rubbed, folio,

John and Josiah Boydell, 1802. £350 - £450

425. Johnson (Samuel) an aC C o u n t o f t h e life o f dr. Sa m u e l

Jo h n S o n... to h i S el e v e n t h ye a r... to w h iC h a r e a d d e d, o r i g i n a l

le t t e r S to... Jo h n S o n b y miSS hi l l bo o t h b y, slightly foxed

and browned, small rust mark in margin of title and A2 & A3,

ink inscription on front pastedown: “Presented to the Spalding

Permanent Library by Dr. Williams”, original boards, rubbed,

corners worn, rebacked in modern paper, small tear at tail, 8vo,

1805. £200 - £300

Lot 426

426. Shakespeare (William) th e pl ay S , 9 vol., engraved portrait

of Shakespeare and 36 plates after Henry Fuseli by William Blake

(2), Neagle, Rhodes and others, tissue guards, occasional spotting,

contemporary tree calf, gilt flat spines in compartments and with

a red morocco label, a few small wormholes to foot of 4 vol., vol.3

head of spine nicked, rubbed, [Bentley, Blake Books, 498], 8vo,

1805. £400 - £600

*** A good set. The plates by Blake are his only Shakespeare

illustrations.

Lot 427

427. Astronomy.- Enfield (William) firSt e d i t i o n, engraved

frontispiece and 3 plates, 1 with volvelle, the others folding,

folding letter-press table, preliminaries water-stained, particularly

frontispiece, some browning and spotting, contemporary clothbacked

marbled boards, corners worn, rubbed, 12mo, 1809.

£120 - £180

*** A rare little work by this gifted amateur astronomer. Not in BL

or on COPAC. WORLDCAT lists only one copy (Norwich).

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428. [Caulfield (James)] Cr o m w e l l i a n a, a Chronological Detail

of Events in which Oliver Cromwell was engaged from 1642 to

1658, e x t r a-i l l u S t r at e d with c.90 engraved plates and maps,

3 folding, tissue-guards, bookplate to pastedown, upper hinge

broken, contemporary russia, gilt, rebacked, joints splitting, a little

rubbed, g.e., 4to, Westminster, 1810. £150 - £200

429. Watson (Robert) th e hi S t o ry o f t h e re i g n o f philip t h e

Se C o n d, 3 vol., seventh edition, occasional light foxing, 1812;

The History of the Reign of Philip the Third, 2 vol., third edition,

browning, 1808, unifrom in contemporary speckled calf, spines gilt

in compartments, 8vo (5) £120 - £180

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Lot 430

430. Sherwood (Mary Martha) th e hi S t o ry o f ge o r g e de S m o n d;

Founded on Facts which Occurred in the East Indies, firSt e d i t i o n,

engraved frontispiece, half-title, slightly foxed in places, upper

hinges a little weak but holding, later cloth, slightly marked, g.e.,

8vo, Wellington, Salop, 1821. £150 - £200

Lot 431

431. Perfume.- Lillie (Charles) li l l i e’S britiSh pe r f u m e r; o r

a Co m p l e t e gu i d e to t h e pr e pa r i n g o f a l l Ki n d S a n d So rt S o f

pe r f u m e S, second edition, advertisement f. at beginning and

end, first advertisement chiped and soiled, title lightly soiled

and spotted, occasional spotting elsewhere, modern calf-backed

marbled boards, 12mo, [1822]. £150 - £200

*** Rare.

Lot 432

432. -. 5 a l b u m S o f perfume b o t t l e l a b e l S a n d perfume t r a d e

C a r d S, comprising Jn. Giraud Fils, Paris (c.25 labels); A. Picard,

Paris (c.16 labels); Lorenzy Palanca, Paris (c.36 labels); Victor

Vassier, Paris (c.24 labels); and a miscellaneous album containing

labels and trade cards by Genty, Tombarel Freres, Ed. Pinaud and

others (c.33 items), all mounted in 20th century albums, generally

in good condition, [19th and 20th centuries], v.s. (5) £350 - £450

*** A superb archive of perfume and soap labels and a few related

trade cards.

Lot 433

433. -. Hair.- Rowland (Alexander) th e hu m a n ha i r, po p u l a r ly

a n d ph y S i o l o g i C a l ly Co n S i d e r e d, firSt e d i t i o n, 7 lithographed

plates, some light offsetting, occasional spotting, original cloth,

cloth to joints splitting, spine ends and corners frayed, 1853; and

another, Hair, 8vo (2) £100 - £150


434. -. Morfit (Campbell) and Elizabeth Celnart. pe r f u m e ry: it S

ma n u fa C t u r e a n d uSe, illustrations, some light foxing, original

pictorial cloth, gilt, Philadelphia, 1853 § Brown (O. Phelps) The

Complete Herbalist, portrait frontispiece, illustrations, original

cloth, gilt, rubbed and soiled, 1885; and another, Deite on

Perfumery, 8vo (3) £120 - £180

435. -. Piesse (Charles Henry) ol fa C t i C S a n d ph y S i C a l Se n S e S,

p r e S e n tat i o n C o p y f r o m t h e a u t h o r, later calf, gilt, rubbed and

scuffed, 1887 § Folkard (Richard) Plant Lore, legends, and Lyrics,

plates and illustrations, library stamp to title, modern moroccobacked

cloth, 1884; and 4 others, Herbs and Spices, v.s. (6)

£80 - £120

Lot 436

436. [Irving (Washington)], “Geoffrey Crayon”. ta l e S o f

tr av e l l e r, 2 vol., firSt e d i t i o n, State A of p. [395] in vol. II (blank),

16pp. advertisements at start, half-titles, U5&6 with very small

hole, affecting part of 2 letters recto in both instances, occasional

spotting, original boards, original paper labels to spines, joints

splitting, but holding firm, section missing from foot of spine of

vol.2, both vol. spine ends slightly chipped, a few splits on paper

spines, some marking, a few small stains and corners worn, [BAL

10115], 8vo, John Murray, 1824. £300 - £400

*** Scarce. This London edition contains five pieces not published

in the American edition.

Lot 437

437. Fry (Elizabeth) ob S e rvat i o n S o n t h e Su p e r i n t e n d e n C e, a n d

go v e r n m e n t o f fe m a i l e pr i S o n e r S, firSt e d i t i o n, London and

Norwich, 1827 b o u n d w i t h [Fry (Elizabeth)] Sketch of the Origin

and Results of Ladies’ Prison Associations, with Hints for the

Formation of Local Associations, firSt e d i t i o n, 1827, contemporary

half calf, spine ends and corners worn, some worming, rubbed and

scuffed, 12mo £300 - £400

*** Both works are rare. The first work is a thorough survey of

female prisons, including diet, work and education. The second

work looks at specific prisons, including Derby, Nottingham,

Liverpool and Newgate.

438. Scott (Sir Walter) th e wav e r l e y no v e l S, 48 vol., engraved

frontispieces and vignette titles, occasional foxing, some dampstaining,

contemporary green half morocco, gilt, rubbed, 12mo,

Edinburgh, 1831-33. £300 - £400

439. Johnson (Samuel)) Se r m o n S... le f t f o r pu b l i C at i o n b y

Jo h n tay l o r, firSt e d i t i o n, slightly browned, contemporary tree

calf, gilt, gilt spine, morocco label, rubbed, 8vo, Ripon, 1835.

£100 - £150

Lot 440

440. Gordon of Khartoum.- Gosse (P.H.) th e oC e a n, firSt

e d i t i o n, Ch a r l e S ge o r g e go r d o n, “go r d o n o f Kh a rt o u m’S” C o p y

with ink presentation inscription on front free endpaper, plates and

illustrations, tissue guards, original blind-stamped cloth, rebacked

with the original spine laid down, 8vo, 1845. £150 - £200

*** Inscription reads: “C.G. Gordon A Reward for Attention to his

Studies Fullands House Decr 17th. 1845.”

Charles George Gordon (1833-85), “Chinese Gordon” and

“Gordon of Khartoum”, army officer; educated at Fullands House

near Taunton 1843-46.

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Lot 441

441. Smith (Albert) th e nat u r a l hi S t o ry o f ‘St u C K-up’ pe o p l e,

wood-engraved frontispiece, title vignette and ilustrations, 14pp.

advertisements at end, original pictorial wrappers, small label

removed from upper cover with loss of 3 letters, 1847; The Flirt,

advertisement slip at start, wood-engraved frontispiece and

illustrations, 16pp. advertisements at end, original pictorial

wrappers, loss to lower corner of upper wrapper, 1848; The Natural

History of the Gent., fourth edition, wood-engraved frontispiece

and illustrations, 16pp. advertisements at end, original pictorial

wrappers, 1847; The Natural History of the Ballet-Girl, woodengraved

frontispiece and illustrations, 16pp. advertisements at

end, original pictorial wrappers, ink signature to head of upper

wrapper, 1847 b o u n d w i t h Reach (Angus B.) The Natural History

of Humbugs, wood-engraved frontispiece and illustrations, 12pp.

advertisements at end, original pictorial wrappers, 1847 a n d

Carleton (J.W.) The Natural History of the “Hawk” Tribe, half-title,

wood-engraved frontispiece and illustrations, 18pp. advertisements

at end, original pictorial wrappers, 1848, together 6 works in 1 vol.,

occasional spotting, contemporary half calf, rebacked, preserving

original backstrip, this with some small loss and creased, 12mo

£200 - £300

*** A good selection of works by Albert Smith.

Lot 442

442. Evans (Marian), “George Eliot”. th e mil l o n t h e fl o S S, 3

vol., firSt e d i t i o n, half-titles, 16pp. publisher’s catalogue at rear of

vol.3, lacking advertisement f. at rear of vol.1, lemon endpapers,

19th and early 20th century ink ownership inscriptions to front free

endpaper in each vol., some foxing or spotting and finger-soiling,

original cloth, spines gilt, spine ends chipped, corners worn, housed

in a modern cloth drop-back box, [Sadleir 816; Woolff 2060], 8vo,

1860. £250 - £350

443. [Baring-Gould (Sabine)] th r o u g h fl o o d a n d fl a m e , 3 vol.,

firSt e d i t i o n, half-titles some slight browning and foxing, vol. I ALs

from John Sharp to Charles George Milnes Gaskell “I send you

herewith a confidential account, as you desired, of the Dramatis

Personae of Flood & Flame...”, tipped-in on fly-leaf, bookplates of

Gaskell on front pastedowns, later half brown morocco, gilt, spines

slightly rubbed, t.e.g., 1868. £100 - £150

Lot 444

444. Victoria (Queen of Great Britain & Ireland).- Feodora

(Anna Auguste Charlotte Wilhelmine, Princess of Leiningen)

le t t e r S...f r o m 1828 to 1872, S i g n e d p r e S e n tat i o n C o p y f r o m

qu e e n vi C to r i a to th e Co u n t e S S Co w l e y, occasional spotting,

contemporary black morocco, gilt, rubbed, g.e., 8vo, 1874.

£200 - £300

*** A very good association copy; Feodora being Victoria’s

half-sister. The inscription reads ‘For The Countess Cowley, In

recollection of one who she knew so well & for so many years,

from the dear Princess’ Sister, Victoria, Feb. 1875’.

Lot 445

445. Jonson (Ben) th e wo r K S..., 9 vol., engraved portrait,

handsome contemporary polished tree-calf, gilt, spines richly gilt

in compartments with red and black morocco labels, g.e., vol. 8 & 9

upper joints weak, spines a little rubbed, 8vo, 1875. £400 - £600

446. Waugh (Edwin) [th e wo r K S], 10 vol., frontispieces and

vignette titles, tissue-guards, illustrations, occasional foxing,

original cloth, gilt, spines darkened, spine ends bumped, 8vo,

Manchester, 1881-83. £100 - £150


Lot 447

447. [Haggard (Bazzett Michael)] ob J e C t S o f pi t y, p r e S e n tat i o n

C o p y f r o m t h e a u t h o r, author’s ink corrections to text, small dampstain

to head, upper hinge weak, original stiff wrappers, original

glacine jacket with gilt lettering, g.e., chips to spine and corners,

some light soiling, [Ferguson 10155a; Prideaux p.314], sm.4to,

Amsterdam [but Sydney], [1892]. £600 - £800

*** Bazzett Michael Haggard, brother of Henry Rider Haggard,

British Land Commissioner in Apia, Samoa. Objects of Pity was

conceived as a response to An Object of Pity, written by Robert

Louis Stevenson and others, in which Haggard featured as the

central character. Stevenson himself features pseudonymously

as Tusitala ‘The Writer of Tales’ in the present work. ‘Stevenson

insisted on having it printed and took it to Sydney and had it printed.

I was riled at being called “an object of Pity” rather; so set to and

gave them a Roland for their Oliver.’ - Bazzett M. Haggard. The

book appears to have been taken to the printers rather prematurely

and all copies appear with the author’s autograph corrections.

‘Privately printed and very rare’ - Ferguson.

448. Hardy, (Thomas) [no v e l S] 15 vol., 14 novels (of 15) and

‘Wessex Tales’, engraved or illustrated frontispiece, some with

further plates, original boards, decorative gilt device to front

cover, gilt titles, slightly dusty otherwise a very clean set, Harper

& Brothers, New York, 1896-1905. £400 - £600

449. Violins.- Heron-Allen (Edward) violin ma K i n g a S it w a S

a n d iS, frontispiece, folding plates, illustrations, numerous viloinrelated

notes to endpapers, ownership inscription to endpaper,

original pictorial cloth, gilt, rubbed and faded, n.d. § Morris

(Rev. W. Meredith) British Viloin-Makers, plates, illustrations,

occasional spotting, original cloth, rubbed, 1904 § Hart (G.) The

Violin, its Famous Makers and Their Imitators, advertisements,

plates and illustrations, original pictorial cloth, gilt, joints split,

rubbed, 1909; and 10 others, violins, 8vo (13) £100 - £150

450. [Brooke (Rupert)] Synge (John M.) th e pl ay b o y o f t h e

we S t e r n wo r l d a Co m e d y in th r e e aC t S, front free end paper,

inscribed: “re g i n a l d be r K e l e y f r o m ru p e rt br o o K e de C e m b e r

1913, “ foxed, contemporary vellum-backed boards, edges marked

and stained, Dublin, Maunsel and Company, 1912 § Harrer

(Heinrich) Meine Tibet-Bilder, S i g n e d a n d i n S C r i b e d b y t h e a u t h o r

on front free end paper, original cloth, Seebruck Am Chiemsee,

1953; Seven Years in Tibet, S i g n e d a n d i n S C r i b e d b y t h e a u t h o r

on front free endpaper, front hinge pulling at title, original cloth,

marked, spine sunned, 1953, 8vo (3) £300 - £500

*** By descent from Reginald Cheyne Berkley MC (1890-1935);

trained as a barrister; served in the Great War before becoming MP

for Nottingham Central and then a successful playwright.

451. Rosenbach ( A.S.W.) bo o K S a n d bi d d e r S, 1928 § Wolf

(Edwin, 2nd) and John F. Fleming. Rosenbach, a Biography, 1960

1928 § Wolf (Edwin, 2nd) and John F. Fleming. Rosenbach, a

Biography, 1960 § Partington (Wilfred) Forging Ahead, New York,

1939 § Wise (Thomas J.) Letters to John Henry Wrenn, edited by

Fannie E. Ratchford, New York, 1944 § Collins (John) The Two

Forgers, 1992 § Winship (George Parker) Daniel Berkely Updike

and the Merrymount Press, Rochester, 1947 § Lehmann-Haupt

(Hellmut) Peter Schoeffer of Gernsheim and Mainz, Rochester,

1950, plates or illustrations, original cloth or boards, all but the

first in dust jackets, the second and sixth torn, 8vo (7) £150 - £200

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452. Beardsley (Aubrey) th e St o ry o f ve n u S a n d ta n n h ä u S e r,

one of 250 copies on hamd-made paper, in an edition of 300 copies,

this unumbered, original grey cloth, original printed label to upper

cover, spine faded, 4to, privately printed, 1907. £150 - £200

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Lot 453

453. Beckett (Samuel) mu r p h y, firSt fr e n C h e d i t i o n, browned at

margins, modern cloth, o r i g i n a l w r a p p e r S b o u n d-in, wrappers a

little spotted and browned, spine repaired and restored, 8vo, Paris,

Bordas, 1947. £750 - £1,000

*** Scarce. Bordas had around 3,000 copies printed, however only

295 sold before the company folded. The sheets were then bought

by Les Éditions de Minuit, who then issued the book in their own

wrappers.

Lot 454

454. Beckett (Samuel) en at t e n d a n t godo t, firSt e d i t i o n,

browning to margins, original printed wrappers, light creasing to

spine, very light browning to head, but overall a very good copy,

8vo, Paris, 1952. £1,500 - £2,000

❦ Modern First Editions

455. Capote (Truman) lo C a l Co l o r one of 200 copies,

photographic plates, original boards, gilt, spine ends and corners

worn, rubbed and lightly soiled, 8vo, [1950]. £100 - £150

*** Contributions by Henri Cartier-Bresson (on New Orleans),

Cecil Beaton (on Tangier) and Bill Brandt (on Europe), among

others.

Lot 456

456. Cartier-Bresson (Henri) le S eu r o p é e n S, firSt e d i t i o n,

photographic plates by Henri Cartier-Bresson, original deorative

boards after a design by Joan Miró, spine repaired with some loss

at foot, rubbed at extremities, folio, Paris, 1955. £300 - £400

Lot 457

457. Chandler (Raymond).- Newhouse (Edward) th e te m p tat i o n

o f ro g e r he r i o t t, firSt en g l i S h e d i t i o n, S i g n e d b y ray m o n d

Ch a n d l e r on front free endpaper, slight spotting to endpapers

and corners of pages 77- 80, original cloth, slightly cocked, slight

mark to front board, spine bumped at head, dust-jacket, a few

minor chips, spine darkened, otherwise a good copy, 8vo, 1955.

£800 - £900

458. Deighton (Len) th e ip C r e S S fi l e, ownership inscription to

endpaper, second issue dust-jacket, spotting to fore-edge, otherwise

very good, 1962; Horse Under Water, jacket price-clipped, adhesion

marks to flaps and spine, a little creased at head, 1963; Funeral

in Berlin, jacket with light surface soiling, creased at head, 1964;

Billion Dollar Brain, jacket price-clipped, creased, a little chipped

at head, rubbed, 1966, firSt e d i t i o n S, original boards, dust-jackets,

8vo (4) £200 - £300


459. Donleavy (J.P.) th e gi n g e r ma n, firSt e d i t i o n, a little light

damp-staining, owner’s inscription on fly leaf, original printed

wrappers, 8vo, number 7 of The Traveller’s Companion Series,

Paris, The Olympia Press, 1955. £120 - £180

460. Dos Passos (John) on e ma n’S initiation - 1917, firSt

e d i t i o n, second issue, light browning to endpapers, original cloth,

dust-jacket, spine slightly darkened, a few minor chips to head,

otherwise near fine, 8vo, 1920. £60 - £80

*** The word ‘flat’ in line 32 of page 35 is printed.

Lot 461

461. Doyle (Arthur Conan) th e ad v e n t u r e S o f Sh e r l o C K ho l m e S,

firSt e d i t i o n, firSt iSSue, illustrations by Sidney Paget, some light

finger-soiling, ink inscription to endpaper, hinges strengthened,

original pictorial cloth, g.e., spine edges frayed, a little rubbed,

[Green & Gibson A10], 8vo, 1892. £500 - £700

*** The first issue of The Adventures has a misprint on p.317

‘Violent Hunter’ for ‘Violet’ in the final sentence of ‘Copper

Breeches’, and floral endpapers.

Lot 462

462. Doyle (Arthur Conan) th e hou n d o f t h e baSK e rv i l l e S,

firSt e d i t i o n, 16 plates by Sidney Paget, erased ink inscription to

endpaper, some spotting to endpapers, some marginal browning,

original pictorial cloth, gilt, spine ends and joints repaired and

restored, spine faded, a little rubbed, [Green & Gibson A26a], 8vo,

1902. £400 - £600

Lot 463

463. Eberhart (Mignon G.) th e gl a S S Sl i p p e r, firSt en g l i S h

e d i t i o n, S i g n e d p r e S e n tat i o n f r o m t h e a u t h o r to front free endpaper,

original orange cloth, slight fading to head and tail of spine and

corners bumped, dust-jacket, chipped, creased and torn but not

affecting illustration, loss to spine, 8vo, 1938. £600 - £700

464. Fleming (Ian) th u n d e r b a l l, firSt e d i t i o n, original boards,

dust-jacket, slightly darkened at spine, a little chipped and creased

at spine ends and corners, otherwise good, 8vo, 1961. £150 - £200

465. Fleming (Ian) th e Spy wh o lo v e d me, original boards, dustjacket,

creased at spine ends, short split to head of upper joint, light

surface soiling but generally good, 8vo, 1962. £150 - £200

Lot 466

466. Fleming (Ian) Ch i t t y Ch i t t y ba n g ba n g, 3 vol., firSt

e d i t i o n, illustrations, small loss to corner of front free endpaper

of vol. 1, original boards, very slightly cocked, small spot to lower

cover of vol. 2, otherwise all near-fine, dust-jackets, a little rubbed

at extremities with few minor marks, small tear to head of vol. 3

upper panel, ink price override to vol. 2., in all a very good set,

8vo, 1964-5. £400 - £500

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Lot 467

467. Golden Age Detective Fiction.- Adams (Frank R.) Ki n g’S

Cr e w, front endpaper trimmed at corner, slight shelf-lean, jacket

creased at head and foot, chipped at spine ends and corners,

rubbed at sextremities, 1932 § Greene (Richard and Elizabeth

Plunket) Where Ignorance is Bliss, jacket chipped at corners and

spine ends, loss to head of spine, light spotting, 1932 § Livingston

(Armstrong) In Cold Blood, reprint, ink ownership inscriptions to

endpapers, light spotting to upper cover, jacket with price-label to

spine, a little rubbed and creased at extremities, [c.1931], the first

2 firSt e d i t i o n S, original cloth, dust-jackets, 8vo (3) £100 - £150

Lot 468

468. Golden Age Detective Fiction.- Ford (Elizabeth) fo g,

occasional light spotting, spine bumped at head, jacket spine

darkened and chipped at head, creased and rubbed and extremities,

1933 § Martin (Oliver) The Mermaid, occasional spotting, jacket

spine darkened and mottled, ink inscription on front flap, 1926 §

Livingston (Armstrong) The Doublecross, reprint, lacking front

endpaper, ink ownership inscription to pastedown, corners and

spine ends bumped, jacket chipped at extremities with slight surface

soiling, [1930s], the first 2 firSt e d i t i o n S, original cloth or boards,

dust-jackets, 8vo (3) £100 - £150

Lot 469

469. Golden Age Detective Fiction.- t’ Serstevens (A.) na K e d

go l d, jacket price-clipped, short tears to head of spine and upper

panel, slight rubbed, generally good, 1937 § Curle (Richard) Who

Goes Home?, front endpaper trimmed at corner, jacket priceclipped,

a little creased at head, front flap damp-stained, 1935 §

Livingston (Armstrong) Murder is Easy, reprint, slight shelf-lean,

jacket a little rubbed at head and foot, [1930s], the first 2 firSt

e d i t i o n S, original cloth, dust-jackets, 8vo (3) £100 - £150

470. Greene (Graham) th e th i r d ma n, firSt e d i t i o n, firSt

impreSSion, original cloth, dust-jacket, some fraying and creasing

to jacket edges with loss at spine ends and corners, 8vo, 1950

£150 - £200

Lot 471

471. Greene (Graham) th e en d o f t h e af fa i r, t.l.S. f r o m t h e

a u t h o r loosely inserted, spine slightly faded, 1951; Loser Takes All,

jacket a little frayed at head and foot, 1955; The Quiet American,

spine slightly faded, 1955; A Burnt-Out Case, jacket spine slightly

faded, short tear to head of upper panel, a little rubbed at head,

1961; In Search of a Character, jacket spine faded, light surface

soiling, 1961; The Comedians, t.l.S f r o m t h e a u t h o r loosely

inserted, 1966; Travels with my Aunt, t.l.S. f r o m t h e a u t h o r

l o o S e ly i n S e rt e d, jacket with loss to lower panel, spine torn at head

with loss, a little creased and frayed, 1969; A Sort of Life, 1971;

The Honorary Consul, jacket a little creased and frayed at head

and foot, 1973, firSt e d i t i o n S, a l l w i t h S i g n e d p r e S e n tat i o n S f r o m

t h e a u t h o r, original cloth or boards, all but the first 2 with dustjackets;

and another, advance copy of In Search of a Character, 8vo

(10) £1,000 - £1,500

*** All of the inscriptions are to Hilary Rubinstein, publisher and

friend of Greene’s.


Lot 472

472. [Halsz (Guyla)], “Brassaï”. piCaSSo & Co., firSt am e r i C a n

e d i t i o n, S i g n e d p r e S e n tat i o n C o p y f r o m t h e a u t h o r, plates, original

pictorial cloth, gilt, dust-jacket, spine faded, chipped with loss,

8vo, New York, 1966. £100 - £150

*** The presentation inscription reads ‘Pour Tambi, bien

amicalement, Brassaï, le 19 Avril, 1969’.

Lot 473

473. [Lorenzini (Carlo)] ‘C. Collodi’ th e Sto ry o f a puppet o r

t h e adv e n t u r e S o f pin o C C h i o, Translated by M.A. Murray, firSt

en g l i S h e d i t i o n, frontispiece and illustrations by C. Mazzanti,

titles printed in red and black, occasional light soiling, original

decorated cloth and edges, rubbed spot above title, spine faded, a

very good copy, 8vo. 1892. £1,200 - £1,400

Lot 474

474. MacKenzie ( Sir Compton) gallipoli memorieS, S i g n e d b y t h e

a u t h o r on title, contemporary ink ownership inscription to endpaper,

o r i g i n a l p u b l i S h e r’S w r a p -a r o u n d with short tear to lower panel,

1929; First Athenian Memories, 1931; Greek Memories, jacket with

very light surface soiling, spine ends slightly bumped, 1932; Aegean

Memories, spine faded, jacket with very light surface soiling, 1940,

firSt e d i t i o n S, original cloth, dust-jackets, spine a little browned,

still an excellent set, 8vo (4) £600 - £800

*** Scarce complete set of the author’s war memoirs. The third

volume, Greek Memories, was suppressed on publication as a

result of action by the Foreign Office, and the author was arrested

and charged under the Official Secrets Act. Mackenzie served with

the Royal Marines during the war.

Lot 475

475. Mackenzie (Sir Compton) ga l l i p o l i me m o r i e S, 1929;

First Athenian Memories, 1931; Greek Memories, 1932; Aegean

Memories, 1940, firSt e d i t i o n S, all but the second with frontispiece,

original cloth, the third with spine very lightly spotted, the fourth

faded, all with dust-jackets, slightly rubbed and soiled, mostly

spines, 8vo (4) £200 - £300

476. Mackenzie (Sir Compton) my life a n d ti m eS , 10 vol.,

v o l.1 S i g n e d b y t h e a u t h o r o n t i t l e and inscribed by him on front

free endpaper, 1963-71; First Athenian Memories, 1931; Aegean

Memories, 1940, firSt e d i t i o n S, all but the second with frontispiece,

original cloth, the last faded, dust-jackets, the first with slighlty

faded spines, the last two a little rubbed, the third price-clip

ped and slightly frayed; and a duplicate of vol.1 of the first, 8vo

(13) £80 - £120

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477. Maclaren - Ross (Julian) th e St u f f to gi v e to tr o o p S, firSt

e d i t i o n o f t h e a u t h o r’S firSt b o o K, ink ownership inscription to

endpaper and title, original cloth, darkened and mottled, dustjacket,

a little rubbed at extremeties, light surface soiling to

lower panel, 1944; and another, a reprint of the same, 8vo (2)

£150 - £200

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Lot 478

478. Nabokov (Vladimir) lo l i ta, 2 vol., firSt e d i t i o n, original

wrappers, price 900 Francs on lower covers indicating first

printing, spines creased and faded, a little chipped at spine ends,

lower panels with remains of inscriptions to head, a little creased

at corners, overall though a good set, 8vo, Paris, Olympia Press,

1955. £1,800 - £2,200

479. Nesbit (Edith) fi v e o f uS - an d ma d e l i n e, firSt e d i t i o n,

colour frontispiece and black & white illustrations by Nora S.

Unwin, front pastedown cleaned, occasional spotting, small tear to

fore-edge of P157 and slight loss to fore-edge of P179, t.e.g., others

foxed, original embossed red boards in fine condition, illustrated

dust-jacket slightly soiled with chips to extremities and small

puncture to front, 8vo. 1925. £150 - £200

Lot 480

480. O’ Flaherty (Liam) th e in f o r m e r, firSt e d i t i o n, original

olive-green cloth, dust-jacket, corners chipped, short tear to head

of upper panel, spine a little darkened, light surface soiling, 8vo,

1925. £1,000 - £1,200

*** Scarce title of the Irish underground movement in Dublin.

Lot 481

481. Ransome (Arthur) pe t e r du C K, firSt e d i t i o n, frontispiece

and illustrations, map endpapers both crudely repaired at hinge,

foxing to edges, prelims’ and occasional spotting and soiling

throughout, dust-jacket, skilfully repaired, spine darkened, rear

soiled. 8vo. 1932. £800 - £1,200

Lot 482

482. Ransome (Arthur) Co o t Cl u b, firSt e d i t i o n, frontispiece

and illustrations, map endpapers, owner’s name in pencil on halftitle,

slight spotting to a few margins and endpapers, original green

cloth, dust-jacket lightly soiled, chipped to extremities, particularly

head of spine. 8vo. 1934. £800 - £1,200

Lot 483

483. Sackville-West (Vita) nu r S e y rh y m e S, n u m b e r 4 o f 25 C o p i e S

S i g n e d b y t h e a u t h o r a n d S p e C i a l ly b o u n d, in an edition of 550

copies, original half vellum, gilt, 4to, The Dropmore Press, 1947.

£150 - £200

*** A humorous look at the origins and meanings of our greatest

nursery rhymes.


Lot 484

484. Tennant (Stephen) my br o t h e r aq u a r i u S, firSt e d i t i o n,

p r e S e n tat i o n C o p y f r o m t h e a u t h o r to Ce C i l day -le w iS w i t h

e l a b o r at e a u t o g r a p h n o tat i o n to f r o n t e n d pa p e r S a n d upper pa n e l

o f J a C K e t, a.n.S. f r o m t h e a u t h o r l o o S e ly i n S e rt e d, frontispiece,

some light spotting to head, original cloth, gilt, dust-jacket, light

surface soiling, a little creased at head and foot, otherwise a good

copy, sm.4to, 1961. £300 - £400

*** The notes include quotations from numrous poets, as well as

remarks on the jacket artwork ‘This is a young Dionysus’, and

a presentation to Day-Lewis using lines from his own poetry: ‘a

small gift in the beautiful season when the first hosts ‘shatters the

autumn rose’ from World Over All by C.D.L.’

Lot 485

485. Verne (Jules) fo u n d l i n g mi C K, (p’t i t bo n h o m m e) firSt

en g l i S h e d i t i o n, 76 plates, small bookseller’s label to front

pastedown, pencil inscription to front free endpaper, light spotting

to endpapers, singeing to top corners of pp. 175-179 not affecting

text or illustration, original pictorial cloth, spine darkened, spine

ends bumped and repaired, otherwise a good, bright copy, 8vo,

1895. £800 - £1,000

*** A very scarce Jules Verne title.

486. Waugh (Evelyn) bl a C K miSChief, firSt e d i t i o n, map

frontispiece, Book Society bookplate, light foxing mainly affecting

first and last leaves as well as fore-edges otherwise good, original

patterned cloth, dust-jacket, browned, surface soiling, chipped and

creased at extremities, 8vo, 1932. £100 - £200

Lot 487

487. Waugh (Evelyn) me n at ar m S : a no v e l, firSt e d i t i o n,

S i g n e d p r e S e n tat i o n C o p y f r o m t h e a u t h o r to h.f. ru b i n S t e i n a n d

a n au t o g r a p h no t e S i g n e d f r o m wa u g h to ru b i n S t e i n, original

cloth, 8vo, 1952. £1,000 - £1,500

*** Inscription by Waugh reads: “H.F. Rubinstein from Evelyn

Waugh with gratitude.” The note from Waugh on Combe Florey

headed paper thanks him for the gift of a book, Unearthly

Gentleman, by Rubinstein and published in 1965.

Pencil inscription by Rubinstein reads: “(presumably for persuading

him not to sue a priest who had attacked him viciously in ‘The

Tablet’ on the publication of ‘Helena’) H.F.R.”

Lot 488

488. Williamson (Henry) [a Ch r o n i C l e o f an C i e n t Su n l i g h t], 15

vol., firSt e d i t i o n S, some earlier volumes with occasional foxing

and ownership signature to front free endpaper, original cloth or

boards, all with dust-jackets, early volumes a little rubbed and

spotted, some spines browned and slightly frayed at edges, the first

lacking small portion to upper edge of front panel, 1951-69; and

another by Williamson, 8vo (16) £300 - £500

*** A complete set of Williamson’s epic depiction of English social

life in the first half of this century.

Comprising: The Dark Lantern, 1951; Donkey Boy, 1952; Young

Phillip Maddison, 1953; How Dear is Life, 1954; A Fox Under

My Cloak, 1955; The Golden Virgin, 1957; Love and the Loveless,

1958; A Test to Destruction, 1960; The Innocent Moon, 1961; It

Was the Nightingale, 1962; The Power of the Dead, 1963; The

Phoenix Generation, 1965; A Solitary War, 1966; Lucifer Before

Sunrise, 1965; The Gale of the World, 1969.

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Lot 489

489. Wodehouse (P. G.) th e go l d bat , firSt e d i t i o n, firSt iSSue,

8 plates, school stamp and prize dedication to front free endpaper,

occasional light spotting, original pictorial cloth, spine ends

bumped, small split to upper and lower hinges, spine and head

of upper cover slightly faded, otherwise a good copy, [McIlvane

A4a], 8vo, 1904. £800 - £1,200

Lot 490

490. Wodehouse (P.G.) th e whi t e feat h e r, firSt e d i t i o n, first

issue, 12 plates, ownership inscription to front free endpaper,

occasional light foxing, damp-staining to pages 26 - 29, rear

internal hinge split, 1 plate scuffed, 2 plates detached, original

pictorial cloth, spine ends torn and repaired, mark to head of spine,

rubbed, [McIlvane A8a], 8vo, 1907. £1,000 - £1,500

Lot 491

491. Wodehouse (P.G.) and H. Westbrook. no t ge o r g e

wa S h i n g t o n, firSt e d i t i o n, firSt iSSue, colour frontispiece by John

E. Sutcliffe, occasional light spotting and ink underlinings, corners

of p.273 & 274 chipped, front endpaper detached, lacking rear

endpaper, hinges starting, a few gatherings working loose, original

cloth heavily mottled, [McIlvaine A9a], 8vo, 1907. £1,500 - £2,000

***ve ry S C a r C e in any condition, the last to appear on the auction

market was over seven years ago. Dedicated to Ella King-Hall,

Wodehouse’s agent and Herbert Westbrook’s wife.

492. Wodehouse, (P.G.) mo n e y fo r no t h i n g, firSt e d i t i o n, firSt

iSSue, browning to edges of half-title, otherwise clean, modern half

calf, spine gilt in compartments, a few scuffs, later endpapers,

1928; Heavy Weather, firSt e n g l i S h e d i t i o n, firSt iSSue, half-title

browned with remains of ownership inscription to head, otherwise

clean, modern green crushed morocco, gilt panels, spine gilt in

compartments, t.e.g., slip-case, 1933, 8vo (2) £150 - £200

493. Wren (Percival Christopher) go o d ge S t e S, firSt e d i t i o n,

ink gift-inscription to front free endpaper, a few random spots and

small marginal stain to pages 18 & 19, a few spots to fore-edge,

original grey cloth boards, dust-jacket, creased extremities and a

few chips, 8vo. 1929 £60 - £80

494. Wylie (Elinor) an g e l S a n d ea rt h ly Cr e at u r e S, firSt e d i t i o n,

number 6 of 51 numbered copies, S i g n e d a n d i n S C r i b e d b y t h e p o e t;

‘For Florida Scott-Maxwall Christmas, 1928’; with correction to

limitation colophon deleting ‘are’ to ‘is’, apparently by the same

hand; title, the first letter of each sonnet and decorative vignettes

in crimson, text in black. Original printed grey card covers with

decorative unprinted wrapper, small split at top of spine and edges

marginally rubbed otherwise a very good copy. Slim 8vo. booklet.

The Borough Press, 1928. £300 - £400

*** All copies were intended to be signed by the poet but she died

before more than a few were.


❦ Children’s & Illustrated Books, Private Press & Limited Editions

Lot 495

495. al b u m p o u r im a g e S e t Ch r o m o c.580 chromolithographs of

which c.375 cards issued by chocolate companies and department

stores, many in sets, some printed in gold, mounted on card leaves,

some working loose, later items added at end, contemporary

embossed cloth, front cover lettered as above, lower cover detached,

rubbed, folio, c.1880. £300 - £500

Lot 496

496. Grahame (Kenneth) th e wi n d in t h e wi l l o w S, 100t h

e d i t i o n, number 238 of 500 copies on handmade paper, 12 tippedin

colour plates by Arthur Rackham, illustrations, original white

roan, t.e.g., others uncut, spine a little darkened, very light surface

soiling to covers, spine with slight bump at base, original board

slip-case with paper label on upper cover (a little browned), 4to,

1951. £600 - £800

*** Rackham’s pictorial chapter headings appear in this edition for

the first time.

497. Macaulay (James, editor) th e bo y’S ow n an n u a l, vol. 1

only, engraved plates and illustrations, occasional light foxing,

bookplate to pastedown, original pictorial cloth, gilt, spine a little

darkened with ends bumped, rubbed at extremities, 4to, 1879.

£100 - £150

Lot 498

498. Potter (Beatrix) th e ta l e o f pe t e r ra b b i t, firSt e d i t i o n,

half-title, 31 colour plates, ink gift inscription to half-title, a few

minor spots, original grey pictorial boards, ‘of’ in ‘Tale of’ rubbed

away on upper cover, spine faded to brown, small nick to lower

joint, lower corner of bottom board with small area of paper lifting

away, rubbed, 16mo, [October or November, 1902]. £200 - £300

*** Probably the first or second issue as the gift inscription is dated

14th November, 1902.

499. Wain (Louis) a Cat al p h a b e t, colour illustrations, light

finger-soiling to margins, original cloth-backed boards with

pictorial onlay, rubbed and scuffed, sm.4to, [1913]. £200 - £300

Lot 500

500. Wain (Louis).- Vredenburg (Edric) ti n K e r, ta i l o r, firSt

e d i t i o n, 12 colour plates, illustrations, 8pp. advertisements, some

gatherings and plates loose, upper hinge weak, original clothbacked

pictorial boards, extremities a little rubbed, 4to, [c.1914].

£200 - £300

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Lot 501

501. Wyss (Johann David) th e fa m i ly ro b i n S o n Cr u S o e, o r

Jo u r n a l o f a fat h e r Sh i p w r e C K e d, w i t h h i S wife a n d Ch i l d r e n,

o n a n un i n h a b i t e d iS l a n d, firSt en g l i S h e d i t i o n, second issue,

translated by William Godwin, engraved frontispiece and 3 plates,

publisher’s advertisement f. at end, without publisher’s catalogue

at end, offsetting (including to title), some foxing or spotting, a few

ff. browned, contemporary sheep, flat spine gilt in compartments,

covers all but detached, spine ends and corners worn, rubbed,

housed in a cloth drop-backed box, spine gilt, [Gumuchian 4907],

12mo, for M.J. Godwin and Co., 1814. £250 - £350

*** Scarce first English edition of “The Swiss Family Robinson’.

The first issue of the first edition was published in the same year in

two volumes. The present edition was printed from standing type

of the first edition with the second title cancelled, page numbers

and signatures changed to run continuously, and with some minor

rearrangement of setting.

Lot 502

502. [Bunbury (Edward W.)] th e an n a l S o f ho r S e m a n S h i p,

engraved frontispiece and 16 plates, light offsetting, occasional

light soiling to margins, contemporary boards, rebacked in modern

calf, rubbed, 8vo, Dublin, for William Jones, 1792. £100 - £150

503. Finden William & Edward, engravers).- Horne (Thomas

Hartwell) la n d S C a p e il l u S t r at i o n S o f t h e bi b l e, 2 vol., 2

additional engraved titles, 94 engraved plates by William & Edward

Finden after David Roberts, J.M.W.Turner and Augustus Wall

Callcott, amongst others, plate-guards, occasional light spotting,

original blind-tooled morocco, spines gilt, rubbed at extremities,

g.e., 1836. £120 - £180

504. McLean (Ruari_) vi C t o r i a l bo o K de S i g n a n d Co l o u r

pr i n t i n g, second edition, 1972; Victorian Publishers’ Book-

Bindings in Cloth and Leather [and] ... in Paper, together 2 vol.,

1974-83, illustrations, many colour, original cloth or cloth-backed

boards, dust-jackets, 4to (3) £80 - £120

Lot 505

505. Meyrick (Sir Samuel Rush) a Cr i t i C a l in q u i ry i n t o

an t i e n t ar m o u r, 3 vol., second edition, half-titles, hand-coloured

lithographed frontispiece, 80 etched and aquatint plates, 70 finely

hand-coloured, some heightened with gold, 19 hand-coloured

initials to chapters, also heightened with gold, vol. 1 with one plate

loose, contemporary half red morocco, spines in compartments

with gilt arms and armour motifs and morocco labels, spine ends

chipped, rubbed and scuffed, g.e., large 4to, 1842. £800 - £1,200

Lot 506

506. Shields (Henry) and James Meikle. fa m o u S Cly d e ya C h t S

chromolithograph frontispiece (on verso of plat list) and 31

chromolithograph plates, all mounted, vignettes, occasional foxing,

finger-soiling, original pictorial cloth, gilt, lacking spine, corners

bumped, rubbed and soiled, folio, Glasgow and London, 1888.

£1,500 - £2,000

*** Fine chromolithographs after original watercolour drawings

by Henry Shields (1859-1935).


al l e n pr e S S

507. Stevenson (Robert Louis) la po rt e d e ma l é t r o i t, one

of 300 copies, printed in black, red and blue, decorations and

illustrations by Ray Bethers, some heightened with gold, original

printed wrappers, uncut, glacine wrapper, original board folder

and slip-case, spine a little browned, Cagnes-sur-Mer, 1952 §

Balzac (Honoré de) The Hidden Treasures of, The Adventures of

Maitre Cornelius, one of 160 copies, printed in black and blue,

wood-engraved decorations and illustrations by Mallette Dean,

all hand-coloured, original marbled boards, uncut, spine faded,

Kentfield, Ca., 1953, both with bookplate of The Hovel, Alfred

A.Knopf, Purchase, NY, printed by the Allen Press, the first for the

Book Club of California (2) £150 - £200

Lot 508

508. Allen Press.- Goll (Yvan) fo u r po e m S o f t h e oC C u lt,

edited by Francis Carmody, one of 130 copies, printed in black

and colours, illustrations by Fernand Léger, Pablo Picasso, Yves

Tanguy and Jean Arp, border decorations and initials by Mallette

Dean, initials coloured by hand, loose as issued in 5 fascicules in

original printed & blind-stamped wrappers, original cloth folder

and slip-case, bookplate of The Hovel, Alfred A.Knopf, Purchase,

NY inside front cover of folder, folio, Kentfield, Ca., Allen Press,

1962. £400 - £600

Lot 509

509. di a l o g u e S o f Cr e at u r e S mo r a l i S e d, one of 130 copies,

printed in black and colours, illustrations from woodcuts of the first

edition of 1480, bookplate of The Hovel, Alfred A.Knopf, Purchase,

NY, original pictorial cloth, uncut, 4to, Kentfield, Ca., Allen Press,

1967. £100 - £150

510. Terence. th e br o t h e r S, one of 140 copies, printed in black

and colours, title on brown paper, illustrations after Albrecht Dürer,

bookplate of The Hovel, Alfred A.Knopf, Purchase, NY, original

brocade-backed pictorial boards, uncut, slip-case, Kentfield, Ca.,

1968 § Michelangelo: His Sonnets, translated by J.A.Symonds, one

of 115 copies, printed in black and blue, tipped-in plate, original

patterned cloth, uncut, Greenbrae, Ca., 1991, small folio & large

8vo, Allen Press (2) £200 - £300

Lot 511

511. Cervantes Saavedra (Miguel de) th e di a l o g u e o f t h e do g S,

one of 140 copies, printed in black and colours, decorative title and

initials, borders by Mallette Dean, bookplate of The Hovel, Alfred

A.Knpf, Purchase, NY, original floral patterned cloth, uncut, 4to,

Kentfield, Ca., Allen Press, 1969. £100 - £150

Lot 512

512. Kazantzakis (Nikos) Ch r i S t o p h e r Co l u m b u S, one of 140

copies, printed in black and colours, loose as issued in original

printed yellow wrappers, uncut, original cloth drop-back box with

paper label on lid (slightly faded, small stain to foot of spine),

bookplate of The Hovel, Alfred A.Knopf, Purchase, NY inside lid,

small folio, Kentfield, Ca., Allen Press, 1972. £100 - £150

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Lot 513

513. Dryden (John) al l f o r lo v e: an t o n y [a n d] Cl e o pat r a,

one of 140 copies, printed in black and colours, tipped-in handcoloured

frontispiece of Cleopatra on papyrus and heightened with

gold, decorations and hand-coloured illustrations, original cloth,

uncut, small folio, Kentfield, Ca., 1976. £100 - £150

514. Mann (Thomas) th e tr a n S p o S e d he a d S: a le g e n d o f in d i a,

one of 140 copies, printed in black and colours, decorative title

and illustrations, original patterned Indian cloth, uncut, spine a

little faded, cloth slip-case, small folio, Kentfield, Ca., Allen Press,

1977. £80 - £120

Lot 515

515. Sophocles. an t i g o n e, one of 130 copies, printed in black and

colours, decorations and hand-coloured illustrations by Victor

Seward, original printed boards, uncut, slightly browned at upper

edges, 4to, Greenbrae, Ca., Allen Press, 1978. £80 - £120

516. Dickens (Charles) pi C t u r e S f r o m ita ly , Greenbrae, Ca., 1982

§ Wharton (Edith) Quartet: Four Stories, illustrations, Kentfield,

Ca., 1975, each one of 140 copies, printed in black and colours,

original patterned cloth, uncut, 8vo & folio, Allen Press (2)

£150 - £200

517. Jo n a h, Ju d i t h, ru t h: Three Stories from the Old Testament

King James Authorized Version, loose as issued in original brown

wrappers, original cloth drop-back box, both with title in gold

on upper cover, Greenbrae, Ca., 1984 § Robbe-Grillet (Alain)

Jealousy: Rhythmic Themes, T.L.s. from Lewis Allen, the printer,

to Alfred A.Knopf loosely inserted, original pictorial boards, spine

very slightly yellowed, lower corners bumped, Kentfield, Ca.,

1971, each one of 140 copies, printed in brown/black and colours,

illustrations by Michèle Forgeois, uncut, 4to, Allen Press (2)

£150 - £200

518. Ardizzone (Edward).- Yorke (Malcolm) to wa r w i t h

pa p e r & br u S h: Captain Edward Ardizzone, Official War Artist,

one of 700 copies, original cloth, slip-case, Upper Denby, Fleece

Press, 2007 § Brand (Christianna) Nurse Matilda Goes to Town, [2

copies], original pictorial boards, gilt, dust-jackets a little spotted

and stained, Leicester, 1967 § Ardizzone (Edward) Diana and her

Rhinoceros, original pictorial boards, dust-jacket a little rubbed

and browned, 1964, firSt e d i t i o n S, illustrations by Ardizzone, some

colour; and 3 others illustrated by or concerning Ardizzone, v.s.

(7) £120 - £180

519. Barbier (George).- Le Gallienne (Richard) th e ro m a n C e

o f pe r f u m e , presentation copy with accompanying letter loosely

inserted, colour plates by George Barbier, illustrated promotional

leaflet for Hudnut perfume shop loosely inserted in pocket at end,

original pictorial boards, uncut, glacine wrapper torn and frayed,

8vo, New York & Paris, Richard Hudnut, printed by William Henry

Rudge of New York, 1928. £80 - £120

520. Basho. th e re C o r d S o f a we at h e r ex p o S e d SK e l e to n,

number 18 of 200 copies signed by the designer William Turnbull,

printed on alternating sheets of paper and acetate, original printed

wrappers, acetate dust-jacket, original blind-stamped white calf

folder (slightly soiled), cloth slip-case, 4to, 1969. £75 - £100

521. Blamires (David) ad u lt S al p h a b e t S: Examples of English

Press Alphabet Books from the last hundred years..., n u m b e r

viii o f xxv h a n d-C o l o u r e d C o p i e S S i g n e d b y t h e a u t h o r, from

an edition limited to 170, illustrations with pochoir colouring by

Sylvia Stokeld, original patterned cloth, printed label on upper

cover, uncut, slip-case, folio, Church Hanborough, Hanborough

Parrot Press, 1990. £100 - £150

*** The colophon states that 85 copies were to be hand-coloured

but this was revised to 25.

Lot 522

522. Chaucer (Geoffrey) th e wo r K S [with] a Co m pa n i o n vo l u m e

to t h e Ke l m S C o t t Ch a u C e r by Duncan Robinson, together 2 vol.,

one of 515 copies, the first a facsimile reprint of the Kelmscott

Chaucer, printed in red and black, illustrations, many tipped in,

original patterned cloth designed by William Morris, the first

uncut, together in board slip-case, folio, Basilisk Press, 1974-75.

£750 - £1,000


523. Coleridge (Samuel Taylor) th e ri m e o f t h e an C i e n t ma r i n e r,

number 85 of 80 copies in cloth, from an edition limited to 190,

printed in red and black, full-page illustrations by Mervyn Peake,

leaflet on the illustrations in pocket at end, original cloth, small

mark to upper cover, Marlborough, Libanus Press, 2003; another

edition, one of 750 copies designed by Bruce Rogers and signed

by him, title with ornamental border, side-notes printed in ochre,

original cloth-backed marbled boards, uncut, dust-jacket, very

slightly frayed at edges, Oxford, 1930; another edition, one of 500

copies, plates and illustrations by Gustav Uhlmann, presentation

copy from the publisher inscribed on front free endpaper, original

cloth-backed boards, uncut, rubbed, Yellow Springs, 1927; and 5

other editions of or about the same, v.s. (8) £100 - £150

Lot 524

524. Eragny Press.- Flaubert (Gustave) la lé g e n d e d e

Sa i n t Ju l i e n l’ho S p i ta l i e r, one of 226 copies, wood-engraved

frontispiece, border and initials designed by Lucien Pissarro and

engraved by him and Esther Pissarro, some light spotting (mostly

marginal or affecting endpapers), original holland-backed boards,

paper label on upper cover, uncut, 16mo, printed by the Eragny

Press for Hacon & Ricketts, 1900. £200 - £300

fo l i o So C i e t y

525. Victoria, Queen of England. Leaves from the Journal of Our

Life in the Highlands from 1848 to 1861, edited by Arthur Helps,

number 474 of 1850 copies, colour plates, illustrations, original

pictorial cloth, gilt, g.e., original cloth drop-back box, gilt, 4to,

Folio Society, 2002. £60 - £80

Lot 526

526. Grahame (Kenneth) th e wi n d in t h e wi l l o w S, Ce n t e n a ry

e d i t i o n, number 919 of 1000 copies with an original etching,

tipped-in colour plates and plain illustrations and decorations

by Charles van Sandwyk, original copper etching numbered and

signed in pencil and mounted at beginning, original vellum-backed

pictorial boards, gilt, original cloth drop-back box, folio, Folio

Society, 2008. £300 - £400

Lot 527

527. Chaucer (Geoffrey) th e Ca n t e r b u ry ta l e S, 2 vol. including

introductory essay by Peter Holliday, facsimile of the Golden

Cockerel edition, number 954 of 1980 copies, illustrations by Eric

Gill, original pictorial black morocco, gilt, by G.Lachenmaier,

g.e., introduction with frontispiece and illustrations, original clothbacked

boards, together in original cloth drop-back box, spine

titled in gilt, small folio, Folio Society, 2010. £200 - £300

Lot 528

528. Coleridge (Samuel Taylor) th e ri m e o f t h e an C i e n t ma r i n e r,

number 711 of 1000 copies with an original wood-engraving,

tipped-in colour plates and plain illustrations and decorations by

Harry Brockway, original wood-engraving numbered and signed in

pencil and mounted at beginning, original vellum-backed pictorial

boards, gilt, original cloth drop-back box, folio, Folio Society,

2010. £200 - £300

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Lot 529

529. Voltaire (F.M.A. de) Ca n d i d e o r optimiSm, number

29 of 1000 copies signed by the artist, colour plates and

plain illustrations by Quentin Blake, original morocco,

gilt, t.e.g., board slip-case, 4to, Folio Society, 2011.

£100 - £150

530. Forsberg (Lennart) bu r i n bo x a n d bo a r d, translated by

Thorsten Sjöolin, 2 vol., n u m b e r 39 o f 40 C o p i e S w i t h a p o rt f o l i o

o f a d d i t i o n a l p r i n t S a n d o t h e r m at e r i a l, from an edition limited to

150, illustrations, some colour, portofolio with 6 additional prints

numbered and signed in pencil, a mounted colour photograph of

the artist and an exhibition catalogue, all loose as issued, original

cloth-backed boards, together with prospectus in original clothbacked

board drop-back box, Oldham, Incline Press, 2006 §

Gohorry (John) Hobbes’s Whale: Poems, n u m b e r 15 o f 50 C o p i e S

w i t h a S e t o f p r o o f S o f t h e e n g r av i n g S, from an edition limited to

250 signed by the author and artist, wood-engraved illustrations by

Simon Brett, original cloth, uncut, proofs numbered and signed in

pencil, loose as issued in original wrappers, together in cloth slipcase

(slighlty spotted), Marlborough, Paulinus Press, 1988; and

another printed by the Incline Press, 4to & 8vo (3) £100 - £150

531. Gill (Eric) th e en g r av i n g S, limited facsimile edition,

illustrations, a few colour, a few folding, original blind-stamped

cloth, slip-case, 4to, Wellingborough, Christopher Skelton, 1983.

£120 - £180

Lot 532

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532. Cox (Morris) an impreSSion o f wi n t e r; Spring; Summer;

Aututmn: a landscape panorama, together 4 vol., each one of 100

copies signed by the artist, printed in various colours on folding

Japanese handmade paper forming one long panorama, very

slight browning at edges, with the 4 prospectuses loosely inserted,

original boards with monotype printed in colours, transparent

wrappers, [Chambers 14-17], 8vo, Gogmagog Press, 1965-66.

£750 - £1,000

533. Cox (Morris) 14 tr i a d S, number 7 of 100 copies signed by

the author/artist and printed on Japanese handmade paper, 3 offset

prints printed in blue on black, original boards covered in Japanese

white lace paper, spine slightly browned, cocked, 1967; Mediaeval

Dream Book (A), number 28 of 100 copies, illustrated title, original

patterned cloth, transparent wrapper, 1963, both with prosepctus

loosely inserted, the first also with compliments slip,[Chambers 18

& 9], Gogmagog Press; and another from the press and a bundle of

ephemera relating to the press (proofs, prospectuses, letters from

Cox etc.), 8vo (a bundle) £150 - £200

Lot 534

534. Cox (Morris) ma g o g m a g o g, out-of-series copy from an edition

limited to 75, this a p r e S e n tat i o n C o p y f r o m t h e a u t h o r/p r i n t e r

to du i n e Ca m p b e l l o f t h e bl a C K Kn i g h t pr e S S o f le i C e S t e r with

accompanying T.L. loosely inserted (unsigned), printed in black on

yellow Japanese handmade paper, 9 reverse-offset linocuts printed

in black on blue backgrounds, original vellum-backed decorative

boards, transparent wrapper, [Chambers 23], 4to, Gogmagog

Press, 1973 [1974]. £200 - £300

535. Cox (Morris) fr o m a lo n d o n Su b u r b: po e m S , n u m b e r 13 o f

24 C o p i e S S i g n e d b y t h e a u t h o r/a rt i S t, printed in blue and black

on Japanese paper, double-page colour illustrations by Cox,

with signed presentation slip from Cox loosely inserted, original

dark green silk, uncut, transparent wrapper, [Chambers 25], 8vo,

Gogmagog Press, 1975. £200 - £300

*** Printed for friends, not for sale.


536. Grabhorn Press.- Partridge (Eric) an or i g i n a l iSSue

o f “th e Sp e C t at o r ”..., one of 455 copies, with an original leaf

No.CCXXXVI tipped in, 1939 § Mark Twain’s Letter to William

Bowen, Buffalo, February Sixth, 1870, one of 400 copies,

illustrations, 1938 § Small (H.A., editor) Adventures of Joseph-

Alexandre de Chabrier de Peloubet at the Time of the French

Revolution..., one of 185 copies, plates, 1953 § Burgess (Gelett)

Behind the Scenes: Glimpses of Fin de Siècle San Francisco, one

of 400 copies, illustrations, decorations in red and green, 1968,

all original cloth-backed printed or decorated boards, most uncut,

v.s., San Francisco, printed by the Grabhorn Press, all but the third

for the Book Club of California (4) £100 - £150

537. Hockney (David) th e bl u e gu i ta r, pictorial title and fullpage

colour illustrations by David Hockney, original boards with

paper label on upper cover, dust-jacket, abraded patch on rear

panel where label removed, otherwise a very good copy, small 4to,

Petersburg Press, 1977. £80 - £120

*** Reproducing Hockney’s etchings inspired by Wallace Stevens’s

poem The Man with the Blue Guitar, itself inspired by Picasso’s

painting of The Old Guitarist of 1903.

538. Kelmscott Press.- Shelley (P.B.) th e po e t i C a l wo r K S, 3

proof gatherings from Queen Mab (signatures d,f and g) of 8ff.,

signature g lacking g3 (pp.85/86), slight stain to lower edge, uncut,

[c.f. Peterson A29], 8vo, Kelmscott Press, [1894-95]. £100 - £150

Lot 539

539. Levinson (André, editor) l’oe u v r e d e lé o n ba K S t p o u r

la be l l e a u bo i S do r m a n t, firSt e d i t i o n, number 462 of 500

copies signed by Bakst, lithographed portrait of Bakst by Picasso,

54 colour plates and 2 illustrations by Bakst, all mounted, plates

with captioned tissue guards, very occasional spotting, original

wrappers printed in gold, uncut, glacine wrapper (a few small

tears and defects, most to lower panel, tears repaired), preserved

in modern board slip-case, a good copy, folio, Paris, 1922.

£1,500 - £2,000

*** Based on Perrault’s classic fairy tale the ballet La Belle au

Bois Dormant premiered in the Mariinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg,

on 15th January, 1890 with choreography by Marius Petipa.

Diaghilev’s Ballet Russes performed the work as The Sleeping

Beauty during the 1921 season.

540. Levinson (André) Se r g e li fa r: de S t i n d’u n da n S e u r, limited

edition, frontispiece by Picasso (with marginal foxing), original

wrappers, uncut, glacine wrapper (a little soiled and stained,

torn), Bernard Grasset, 1934 § Lifar (Serge) Le Manifeste du

Choreographe, firSt e d i t i o n, original pictorial wrappers, uncut,

1935 § Ballets de Monte-Carlo, text printed in red, colour plates,

illustrations, original pictorial wrappers with design by Matisse on

upper cover, 1937, all with plates and illustrations, a little rubbed

and soiled, Paris; and 2 theatre programmes (Russian Opera and

Ballet at Covent Garden, 1914 and Revue des Folies Bergère,

Second Album 1924-25), 4to & 8vo (5) £200 - £300

541. Matisse (Henri) deSSinS, tipped-in plates, loose as issued

in original wrapper portfolio (soiled), Paris, Cahiers d’Art, 1936

§ Stein (Gertrude) Picasso, firSt e d i t i o n, Paris, Floury, 1938 §

Eluard (Paul) A Pablo Picasso, 1947 § Paulhan (Jean) Braque le

Patron, Geneva & Paris, 1946, plates and illustrations, all but the

first original printed wrappers, a little rubbed and soiled, the last

with glacine wrapper (slightly frayed); and 3 others, 4to & 8vo (7)

£150 - £200

Lot542

542. Nicholson (William) an al p h a b e t, colour device on title,

26 lithographed plates by Nicholson printed in colours, tipped-in

advertisement for his ‘Almanac of Twelve Sports’ at end, endpapers

foxed, otherwise a good copy internally, original pictorial boards,

boards a little rubbed and browned, mostly at edges, spine worn

and slightly defective, 4to, 1898. £400 - £600

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Lot 543

543. Nicholson (William) an al m a n a C o f tw e lv e Sp o rt S, Words

by Rudyard Kipling, colour device on title, 12 lithographed fullpage

illustrations by Nicholson printed in colours, light offsetting

as usual, with charming contemporary pictorial inscription in style

of Nicholson and lettering on front free endpaper, loose in binding,

original cloth-backed pictorial boards, boards rubbed and soiled,

a few small worn patches to lower cover, spine worn and frayed,

4to, 1898. £300 - £400

*** The inscription reads, “To [black and crimson watercolour of

elephant] From [pen and ink drawing of stooped man with staff and

torch] .Glasgow November 29th 1897.”

Lot 544

544. Nicholson (William) lo n d o n typeS, Quatorzains by

W.E.Henley, 12 lithographed plates by Nicholson printed in

colours, advertisement at end, lightl offsetting as usual, hinges

weak, original cloth-backed pictorial boards, rubbed and soiled,

corners worn (lower creased), spine browned and slightly worn at

head, 4to, 1898. £200 - £300

Lot 545

545. Nolan (Sidney) pa r a d i S e ga r d e n: o n e o f 20 C o p i e S w i t h a n

o r i g i n a l C r ay o n d r aw i n g S i g n e d b y t h e a rt i S t in p e n C i l, t h i S C o p y

i n S C r i b e d to go r d o n ho u S e “go r d o n & Jo l o v e f r o m Si d n e y &

Cy n t h i a” in pencil on verso of half-title, colour plates with colour

lithograph opaque overlays by Nolan, original boards covered in

handmade paper, with plain white and opaque dust-jackets (both

slightly torn, the second soiled), 4to, 1971. £600 - £800

*** Gordon House (1932-2004), artist and graphic designer, who

notably collaborated with Peter Blake on the album cover of Sgt.

Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band for the the Beatles, designing

the typography for the back of the album, also for the band’s White

Album. House was also responsible for this production of Nolan’s

book.

Lot 546

546. Paolozzi (Eduardo) ab b a-za b a, number 11 of 500 copies

signed by the author/artist, illustrations, original pictorial yellow

boards, a little soiled, 4to, printed at Watford School of Art, 1970.

£150 - £200


547. Parry (Idris) St r e a m & ro C K, n u m b e r xi o f xx S p e C i a l lyb

o u n d C o p i e S S i g n e d b y t h e a u t h o r, p r i n t e r a n d a rt i S t, from an

edition limited to 100, 3 etched plates by Islwyn Watkins, t h i S C o p y

w i t h a n a lt e r n at i v e v e r S i o n o f t h e e t C h e d frontiSpieCe loosely

inserted (titled, numbered, signed and dated in pencil by the artist

and printed in different colours), original grey morocco with title

and author in blind on upper cover, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, uncut,

spine very slightly browned, board slip-case, Leicester, Black

Knight Press, 1973 § Omar Khayyam. The Rubaiyat, translated by

Edward Fitzgerald, number 46 of 100 copies signed by the printer,

from an edition limited to 250, colour illustrations by Steven

Morris, contemporary blue morocco, gilt, spine and edges lightly

faded, dust-jacket (faded), Leicester, Black Knight Pres, 1970 §

Roebuck (Jim) The Poppy’s Song, out-of-series copy signed by

the author and artist and initialled by the printer, from an edition

limited to 100, single pull-out folded sheet, colour illustrations by

Deidre Carr, original wrappers, Bath, 1965, all printed by Duine

Campbell; and a small quantity of others, most printed by Campbell

and/or Toni Savage at the Black Knight, Offcut or New Broom

presses, and a file of prospectuses, keepsakes etc. for other presses,

v.s. (a box) £200 - £300

548. Piech (Paul Peter) de pr o f u n d i S: Sayings of Christ in

Words and Graphics, number 44 of 500 copies designed, printed

and illustrated by Piech with linocuts in several colours, cloth

with title printed in red on white cloth mounted on upper cover,

Buchey Heath, Taurus Press, [1972] § Christmas Lyrics, Fifteenth

Century, reprint, printed in red and black with large initial in gold

by Margaret Adams and others in red, blue and green, all supplied

by hand, original limp vellum with red silk thongs, uncut, glacine

wrapper (torn) , board slip-case, Worcester, Stanbrook Abbey Press,

1957; and 3 others and a bundle of Stanbrook Abbey prospectuses

and ephemera, v.s. (a bundle) £80 - £120

549. Pitts (J.Martin) tw e n t y-fo u r nu d e S, n u m b e r 7 o f 85 C o p i e S

S i g n e d b y t h e a rt i S t, Old Stile Press, 1985; Painting the Clouds,

number 44 of 150 copies, Old Stile Press, 2002 § Stefani (Mario)

No Other Gods: 55 Poems translated by Anthony Reid, one of

215 copies signed by the author and artist, Kouros Press, 1982 §

D’Arch Smith (Timothy, editor) The Book Catalogues of Michael

deHartington 1972-1974, facsimile reprint, number 201 of 300

copies with facsimile catalogue on English Homosexual Poetry in

pocket at end, North Pomfret, VA, 1998 § Cooper (Emmanuel)

The Sexual Perspective: Homosexuality and Art in the last 100

Years in the West, inscribed by the author on front free endpaper,

1986 § Clarke (John R.) Looking at Lovemaking: Constructions of

Sexuality in Roman Art 100B.C. - A.D. 250, Berkeley etc., 1998,

most with illustrations, the first three with linocuts etc. by J.Martin

Pitts, original cloth, boards or cloth-backed boards, the first with

slip-case, the third and last two with dust-jackets; and 8 others,

some pamphlets, 4to & 8vo (14) £120 - £180

Lot 550

550. Rampant Lions Press.- Ch e S t e r pl ay o f t h e de l u g e (th e), 2

vol., n u m b e r xv o f 80 C o p i e S w i t h a n e x t r a S u i t e o f t h e p l at e S o n

J a p o n, from an edition limited to 337, printed in orange and black,

wood-engraved plates by David Jones, original morocco-backed

marbled boards, gilt-stamped morocco label on upper cover, t.e.g.,

others uncut, 10 additional wood-engravings loose as issued in

original cloth portfolio, together in cloth slip-case, 4to, printed at

the Rampant Lions Press of Cambridge for Clover Hill Editions,

1977. £700 - £900

551. Robinson (Heath) be h i n d t h e SC e n e S at mo S S br o S,

illustrations by Robinson, disbound in original pictorial wrappers,

light surface soiling, a little rubbed at extremities, oblong 4to,

[c.1930]. £100 - £150

Lot 552

552. Searle (Ronald) an at o m y o f a n an t i q u a r i a n bo o K S e l l e r,

colour offset lithograph, one of 50 copies printed on handmade

paper and signed and dated in pencil by the artist, framed and

glazed, c.710 x 520mm., 1976. £200 - £300

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553. Village Press.- Banning (Kendall) So n g S o f t h e lo v e

un e n d i n g, one of 375 copies, photogravure frontispiece after

George Frederick Watts, decorative initials, original hollandbacked

boards, upper cover titled in black, uncut, New York,

printed by Frederic and Bertha Goudy at the Village Press, for the

Brothers of the Book, 1912. £40 - £60

554. Walton (Izaak) th e Com p l e t e an g l e r..., edited by Geoffrey

Keynes, one of 1100 copies, engraved portraits, hand-coloured

illustrations of fish, original russet morocco, initials “I.W.” in gilt

medallion on upper cover, t.e.g., others uncut, slightly rubbed, spine

faded, marbled board slip-case (rubbed), Nonesuch Press, 1929 §

Farquhar (George) The Beaux Stratagem, n u m b e r 49 o f 70 C o p i e S o n

h a n d m a d e pa p e r S i g n e d b y t h e a rt i S t a n d w i t h a n a d d i t i o n a l S e t o f

p l at e S, from an edition limited to 527, engraved title-vignette and 6

plates by J.E. Laboureur, original vellum-backed cloth, gilt, t.e.g.,

others uncut, Bristol, Cleverdon, 1929 § Mardersteig (Giovanni)

The Officina Bodoni: An Account of the Work of a Hand Press,

1923-1977, edited and translated by Hans Schmoller, one of 1500

copies, portrait, illustrations, keepsake pamphlet loosely inserted,

original cloth, slip-case, Verona, Stamperia Valdonega, 1980, 8vo

& 4to (3) £200 - £300

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Lot 555

555. Reeves (James) ar C a d i a n ba l l a d S, n u m b e r i o f 50 S p e C i a l lyb

o u n d C o p i e S S i g n e d b y t h e a u t h o r a n d a rt i S t, from an edition

limited to 200, printed in purple and black, illustrations by Edward

Ardizzone, original purple morocco, gilt, t.e.g., others uncut,

marbled endpapers by Solveig Stone, spine faded (as usual), slipcase,

4to, Andoversford, Whittington Press, 1977. £200 - £300

Lot 556

556. Nicholson (William) an al p h a b e t, number 38 of 150 copies,

38 plates, all but four printed from the original woodblocks, loose

as issued, with separate introduction by Edward Craig (one of 300

signed copies, original wrappers), together with plates in cloth

drop-back box, hand-coloured illustration mounted on upper cover,

folio, Andoversford, Whittington Press, 1978. £300 - £500

557. Nicholson (William) an al m a n a C o f tw e lv e Sp o rt S [a n d]

lo n d o n ty p e S,an al m a n a C o f tw e lv e Sp o rt S [a n d] lo n d o n ty p e S,

[and] London Types, number 3 of 150 copies, 34 plates including

4 unused versions, loose as issued, with separate introduction

by Edward Craig (one of 225 signed copies, original wrappers),

together with plates in cloth drop-back box, illustration mounted

on upper cover, folio, Andoversford, Whittington Press, 1980.

£300 - £500

Lot 558

558. S.t.e.law r e n C e: bo x w o o d b l o C K m a K e r: Wood engravings

collected in honour of his eightieth birthday, number 216 of 250

copies, wood-engraved plates by various artists, original clothbacked

marbled boards, uncut, slip-case, 4to, Wakefield, Simon

Lawrence, printed by the Whittington Press of Andoversford,

1980. £180 - £220


559. mat r i x: a re v i e w f o r pr i n t e r S a n d bi b l i o p h i l e S, vol.1-30

and Index for vol.1-21, limited editions, plates, illustrations and

specimens, some folding, some tipped in, a few colour, original

printed wrappers or limp boards with dust-jackets, uncut, a fine

set, Andoversford & Risbury, Whittington Press, 1981-2011 (31).

£2,000 - £3,000

Lot 560

560. Butcher (David) th e wh i t t i n g t o n pr e S S: a bi b l i o g r a p h y

1971-1981, with an introduction and notes by John Randle, 2 vol.,

n u m b e r vii o f xx S p e C i a l ly-b o u n d C o p i e S w i t h a S e t o f t i p p e din

S p e C i m e n pa g e S a n d a n a d d i t i o n a l p o rt f o l i o o f e p h e m e r a, from

an edition limited to 320, printed in brown and black, specimens,

plates and illustrations, some folding, a few printed with colours,

original russet morocco with outline of woman’s head with large

earring in gilt on upper cover, by Paul Collet after Richard

Kennedy, t.e.g., others uncut, ephemera loose in original cloth

drop-back box, together in another original cloth drop-back box,

folio, Andoversford, Whittington Press, 1982. £1,000 - £1,500

561. Butcher (David) th e Sta n b r o o K ab b e y pr e S S, 1956-1990,

number 178 of 350 copies signed by the author and the Abbess

of Stanbrook, specimens and illustrations, many colour and tipped

in, original cloth-backed marbled boards, uncut, slip-case, folio,

Risbury, Whittington Press, 1992. £150 - £200

562. Lawrence (Simon) 45 wo o d-en g r av e r S, with an Introduction

by John Lawrence, number 68 of 350 copies, acknowledgements

leaf signed by the author, wood-engraved plates by various

artists, original cloth-backed marbled boards, uncut, slip-case,

4to, Wakefield, printed by the Whittington Press of Andoversford,

1982. £150 - £200

Lot 559

Lot 563

563. Craig (John) th e lo C K S o f t h e ox f o r d un i o n Ca n a l: A

Journey from Oxford to Coventry, n u m b e r vii o f 43 SpeCially-

b o u n d C o p i e S S i g n e d b y t h e a rt iS t a n d w i t h a n a d d i t i o n a l p o rt f o l i o

o f p r o o f S, from an edition limited to 350 copies, wood-engraved

illustrations by Craig, folding plate, original russet morocco with

inlaid pictorial roundel blocked in black, by Woolnoughs, t.e.g.,

others uncut, proofs all signed and dated by the artist in pencil and

marked “AP”, loose as issued in original cloth folder, together in

slip-case, 4to, Andoversford, Whittington Press, 1984. £250 - £350

Lot 564

564. Wilson (Enid) a la K e l a n d di a ry, n u m b e r 19 o f 25 S p e C i a l lyb

o u n d C o p i e S, from an edition limited to 325, wood-engraved

illustrations by Kathleen Lindsley and Edward Stamp, original

russet morocco, t.e.g., others uncut, slip-case, 4to, Wakefield,

Fleece Press, printed at the Whittington Press of Andoversford,

1985. £250 - £350

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Lot 565 Lot 567 Lot 569 Lot 571

565. Crow (Barbara) an aC r o b at i C al p h a b e t, n u m b e r ii o f

35 S p e C i a l ly-b o u n d h a n d-C o l o u r e d C o p i e S w i t h a n a d d i t i o n a l

p r o o f o f t h e e n g r av i n g S, from an edition limited to 335, woodengraved

plates hand-coloured by Sylvia Stokeld, proof signed in

pencil and loose in pocket at end, original silk sewn in Japanese

style, slip-case, small 4to, Andoversford, Whittington Press, 1986.

£150 - £200

566. Gant (Roland) mo u n ta i n S in t h e min d, 2 vol., 1987; Steps

to the River, 2 vol., 1994, n u m b e r S i a n d v o f 40 SpeCial C o p i e S,

e a C h w i t h a n a d d i t i o n a l S e t o f a rt i S t’S p r o o f S o f t h e e n g r av i n g S

S i g n e d b y t h e a u t h o r a n d a rt i S t, from editions limited to 200,

wood-engraved illustrations by Howard Phipps, some printed in

colours, original hessian or cloth-backed patterned-paper boards,

uncut, additional engravings signed in pencil and loosely inserted

in original folders, both with slip-cases, 4to, Andoversford &

Risbury, Whittington Press (4) £200 - £300

567. Bagnold (Enid) ea r ly po e m S , n u m b e r ii o f 25 S p e C i a l lyb

o u n d C o p i e S w i t h a n a d d i t i o n a l w o o d-e n g r av i n g, from an edition

limited to 200, wood-engraving by Miriam Macgregor, additional

print numbered and signed in pencil and loosely inserted, original

russet morocco, uncut, marbled endpapers by Colleen Gryspeerdt,

marbled board slip-case, 4to, Andoversford, Whittington Press,

1987. £120 - £180

568. McKitterick (David) wa l l pa p e r S b y ed wa r d baw d e n

p r i n t e d at t h e Cu r w e n pr e S S, number 84 of 120 copies, printed

in yellow and black, plates, most colour, one folding, original

cloth-backed decorative boards (Bawden’s Bird’s Nest paper),

uncut, card wrapper, folio, Andoversford, Whittington Press, 1989.

£100 - £150

569. Hanscomb (Brian) Co r n wa l l: a n in t e r i o r viSion, 2

vol., n u m b e r 14 o f 35 SpeCial C o p i e S w i t h a n e x t r a S u i t e o f t h e

e n g r av i n g S, from an edition limited to 135, etched plates by Brian

Hanscomb, all signed in pencil, original wrappers sewn in Japanese

style, additional plates numbered and signed in pencil and loose

as issued in board folder, together in slip-case, 4to, Andoversford,

Whittington Press, 1992. £180 - £220

570. Taylor (M.) & Brocard Sewell. Sa i n t do m i n i C’S pr e S S: a

bi b l i o g r a p h y 1916-1937, number 260 of 400 copies, Risbury, 1995

§ McKitterick (David) A New Specimen Book of Curwen Pattern

Papers, number 2 of 335 copies, Andoversford, 1987, plates and

illustrations, some colour, some tipped in, original cloth-backed

boards, uncut, slip-cases, 4to, Whittington Press (2) £100 - £150

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571. Craig (John) br i t t e n’S al d e b u r g h, n u m b e r xix o f 60

S p e C i a l ly-b o u n d C o p i e S S i g n e d b y t h e a u t h o r/a rt i S t a n d w i t h a n

a d d i t i o n a l p o rt f o l i o o f p l at e S, from an edition limited to 440,

printed in ochre and black, wood-engraved illustrations by Craig

and 3 tipped-in folding colour linocuts, bound in half pale turquoise

morocco with patterned paper boards of an enlarged linocut,

uncut, spine a little faded, additional plates all signed and dated

in pencil, loose as issued in original cloth-backed board folder,

together in slip-case, small folio, Risbury, Whittington Press, 1997.

£200 - £300

572. Foden (Peter) th e fe l l im p e r i a l qu a rt o bo o K o f Co m m o n

pr ay e r : An Account of its Production, n u m b e r xxix o f 50

S p e C i a l ly-b o u n d C o p i e S, from an edition limited to 200, printed in

red and black, with 6 sample leaves, illustration, original half red

morocco, uncut, slip-case, folio, Risbury, Whittington Press, 1998.

£150 - £200

Lot 573

573. Wilde (Oscar) l’an n i v e r S a i r e d l’in fa n t e, number 89 of 110

copies, plates in black and brown/red by Alastair, modern tissue

guards, later roan, uncut, spine faded and slighlty rubbed, original

printed wrappers bound in (a little soiled), modern board slip-case,

4to, Paris, Black Sun Press, 1928. £400 - £600


Lot 574

574. Chagall (Marc) th e Je r u S a l e m wi n d o w S, text and notes by

Jean Lyemarie, 2 original colour lithographs by Chagall, plates

and illustrations, many colour, very slight staining to one or two

leaves, original cloth, dust-jacket, very slightly rubbed at edges,

4to, Monte Carlo, 1962. £300 - £400

575. Clayton (John)th e wo r K S o f Sir Ch r i S t o p h e r wr e n,

lithograph title, printed dedication leaf, lithograph list of plates

and 60 lithograph plates, all double-page, contemporary half

morocco, rubbed and damp-stained, folio, 1848-49. £200 - £300

576. Corner (Sidney) ru r a l Ch u r C h e S, 18 chromolithographed

plates, light water-staining, mostly to margins, contemporary half

morocco, spine worn at ends, rubbed, 4to, [1869]. £60 - £80

Lot 577

577. Exhibition Catalogue.- th i S iS to m o r r o w, firSt e d i t i o n,

illustrations throughout, a number full-page, original ring-bound

printed wrappers, a few minor marks, slightly rubbed, small

4to, The Whitechapel Art Gallery, August 9 -September 9, 1956.

£400 - £600

*** A very good copy of this seminal catalogue. The first group Pop

Art exhibition with contributions by Richard Hamilton, Eduardo

Paolozzi and Victor Pasmore, amongst others.

❦ Art & Architecture

Lot 578

578. Exhibition Catalogue.- Hamilton (Richard), th e

de v e l o p i n g pr o C e S S, loosely inserted sheet of ‘Catalogue of

Panels’, illustrations, most full-page, original pictorial wrappers,

spine a little browned and with a few nicks, 1959; and a Barbara

Hepworth Tate exhibition catalogue for 1968, signed by the artist,

8vo and small 4to (2) £180 - £220

*** The first mentioned was an exhibition at the Institute of

Contemporary Arts in London and was instrumental in moving

British art education forward. The show was conceived at King’s

College at the University of Durham and was lead by Victor

Pasmore, with other organisers including Richard Hamilton (who

designed the catalogue), Harry Thubron and Tom Hudson. It also

includes work by Alan Davie and Terry Frost.

Lot 579

579. Gruner (Ludwig) th e de C o r at i o n S o f t h e ga r d e n-pav i l i o n

in t h e gr o u n d S o f bu C K i n g h a m pa l a C e, wood-engraved additional

vignette title and 15 plates, some chipping to edges, gutta percha

perished, so loose in original cloth, gilt, sympathetically rebacked,

folio, [1846]. £300 - £400

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Lot 580

580. Habershon (Matthew) th e an C i e n t ha l f-ti m b e r e d ho u S e S

o f en g l a n d, firSt e d i t i o n, 36 lithograph plates, and 6 vignettes

illustrating Habershon’s own work, foxed, later roan-backed

boards, rubbed, folio, 1836. £250 - £350

Lot 581

581. [Jeanneret (Charles Edouard)], “Le Corbusier”. and

Amédée Ozenfant. ap r è S le Cu b iS m e , second edition, 10 plates,

list of pictures at the 1918 exhibition and advertisements at end,

an invitation to the 1919 exhibition and a subscription form

for the book mounted on front free endpaper, some light foxing,

original printed wrappers, spine slightly creased, 8vo, Paris, 1918.

£300 - £400

*** A very good copy of this important artistic manifesto, which

expounds the doctrine of Purism.

582. Loudon (John Claudius) an en C y C l o p æ d i a o f Co t ta g e,

fa r m a n d vi l l a ar C h i t e C t u r e a n d fu r n i t u r e, new edition, 32pp.

publisher’s catalogue, half-title, wood-engraved illustrations,

contemporary half calf, spine chipped at base, rubbed, 1842 §

Vernon (Arthur) Estate Fences, Their Choice Construction &

Cost, 15pp. advertisements, illustrations, bookplate to pastedown,

original cloth, spine a little faded, spine ends a little bumped, New

York & London, 1899, 8vo (2) £200 - £300

Lot 583

583. Lowry (L.S.).- Levy (Mervyn, editor) dr aw i n g S o f

l.S.lo w r y , firSt e d i t i o n, illustrations, S i g n e d “l.S.lo w r y 1970”

on front free endpaper, original cloth, slightly spotted, dust-jacket

rather rubbed and frayed, 4to, 1963. £150 - £200

584. Macquoid (Percy) & Ralph Edwards. th e di C t i o n a ry o f

en g l i S h fu r n i t u r e, 3 vol., colour plates, illustrations, original

cloth, t.e.g., dust-jackets, vol. 2 with large portion of loss to upper

cover, vol. 3 lacking spine and lower cover, spines darkened,

rubbed, folio, 1924-1927. £250 - £350

Lot 585

585. Meteyard (Eliza) th e life o f Jo S i a h we d g e w o o d, 2 vol.,

engraved portrait frontispieces, plates, illustrations, handsome

contemporary morocco with gilt pottery emblems to covers, spines

gilt in compartments, a little rubbed, 8vo, 1865-1866. £100 - £150

586. Officina Bodoni.- Moltke Dutch and Flemish Old Masters

in the Collection of Dr.C.J.K. van Aalst, with a foreword by

W.R.Valentiner, o n e o f 150 C o p i e S, plates, original half russet

morocco, t.e.g., others uncut, very slightly rubbed at corners,

4to, Verona, privately printed by the Officina Bodoni, 1939.

£400 - £600


Lot 587

587. Osmond 2e Ca h i e r d e dr a p e r i e S (Tapissier) 2e Ca h i e r

d e dr a p e r i e S, hand-coloured engraved title and 50 numbered

hand-coloured engraved plates by Bailly, the last four stained,

contemporary calf-backed boards, rubbed, oblong 4to, c.1812.

£400 - £600

588. Ramsay (Stanley C.) and J.D.M. Harvey. Sm a l l ho u S e S o f

t h e lat e ge o r g i a n pe r i o d 1750-1820, 2 vol., plates, original cloth,

vol.1 spine splitting at joints, spines a little faded, 1919-23; and a

duplicate of vol.2, large 8vo (3) £150 - £200

Lot 589

589. Rawlins (Thomas) fa m i l i a r ar C h i t e C t u r e, firSt e d i t i o n,

authentication signature of the author at foot of title, 60 engraved

plates, list of subscribers, some foxing and soiling, marginal

worming, a couple of stains and repairs, new endpapers,

contemporary calf, rebacked and recornered, 4to, for the Author,

1768. £400 - £600

*** The list of subscribers includes James Adam and William

Chambers.

Lot 590

590. Raymond (Antonin and Noémi P.) an t o n i n ray m o n d:

ar C h i t e C t u r a l de ta i l S 1938, firSt e d i t i o n, one of 1000 copies,

title and preliminaries printed on Japanese paper, graphs,

plans, elevations etc. printed on thin card (foxed), photographic

illustrations, a little foxed, mostly affecting diagrams on card,

original spiral-bound limp hessian-covered boards, paper label on

upper cover (a little soiled, rubbed at fore-edge), 4to, Tokyo and

London, 1938. £200 - £300

*** Antonin Raymond was a Czech-born architect who lived and

worked in America and Japan. He worked with both Cass Gilbert

on his Woolworth building and Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin, and

is regarded as the father of modern Japanese architecture.

591. [Ruskin (John)] mo d e r n pa i n t e r S, 5 vol., vol.1 fourth edition,

vol.2 second edition, remaining vol. firSt e d i t i o n S, 92 engraved

plates, illustrations, some foxing, later half morocco, gilt, t.e.g.,

spines a little faded, 1848-60. £200 - £300

Lot 592

592. Sarre (Friedrich) and Hermann Trenkwald. an C i e n S ta p i S

d’or i e n t, vol.1 only (of 2), 60 plates, 3 double-page, 35 colour,

captioned tissue guards, contemporary half morocco, spine gilt, a

little rubbed, folio, Vienna, Leipzig & Paris, 1927. £250 - £350

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Lot 593

593. Serlio (Sebastiano) th e fi r S t [-fift] bo o K e o f ar C h i t e C t u r e,

5 parts in 1, firSt eng l i S h e d i t i o n, book 1 lacking title and next 2

ff., book 2 lacking 1 text f. & final blank f., book 3 2 ff. misplaced,

book 5 lacking ff. 9-12, woodcut illustrations throughout, mounted

on stubs throughout, c. 80 ff silked, first and last few ff, and some

elsewhere torn with loss, mostly to margins, some upper margins

trimmed, touching headlines, some worming, stained and browned,

folio, [STC 22235; Fowler 331], Robert Peake, 1611 b o u n d w i t h

[Bartoli-Scamozzi (Ottavio)] Il Forestiere istrutto nell Cose piu’

Rare di Architeturra...della Citta’ di Vicenza, second edition, text

and plates mounted on stubs and interspersed through the other

work, 36 engraved plates, most folding, 8vo, Vicenza, Vendramini

Mosca, 1804, together in modern two-tone cloth; sold not subject

to return. £1,500 - £2,000

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Lot 594

594. St o w e . a de S C r i p t i o n o f t h e ho u S e a n d ga r d e n S o f t h e

mo S t no b l e & pu i S S a n t pr i n C e ge o r g e-gr e n v i l l e- nu g e n tte

m p l e ma r q u i S o f bu C K i n g h a m, engraved frontispiece, title with

arms, 24 plates and 7 plans (1 folding, 1 double-page), blindstamp

of Long Island Historical Society to title and final plate, text

lightly browned, some offsetting, some spotting or foxing (mostly

marginal) to plates, 20th century calf-backed buckram, spine in

compartments and with later black leather label, spine faded and

with a few marks, Buckingham, John Seeley, 1797. £300 - £400

*** Scarce. Includes the work of many of the great architects,

gardeners and designers of the period, including Charles

Bridgeman, John Vanburgh, William Kent, Capability Brown and

James Gibbs.

595. [Wood (John)] th e origin o f bu i l d i n g, lacking title and 2

contents leaves, 25 engraved plates (numbered 1-36, 11 folding with

2 numbers), errata leaf present, some tears and repairs, marginal

soiling and light staining, later cloth, uncut, spine worn with head

defective, [Harris 929], folio, [1741]; sold not subject to return

£100 - £150


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596. Caneva (Giacomo) pi a z z a nav o n a salt print from a paper

negative, 210 x 268mm, repairs to extreme corners and to 5cm tear,

c.1850 £1,500 - £2,000

*** P.Becchetti, Giacomo Caneva e la Scuola Fotografica Romana,

1989, p.73, illustrated

597. Caneva (Giacomo) ar C o d e i pa n ta n i light albumen print

from a paper negative, 247 x 176mm, hinged to paper support,

verso with pencil note: From the Popham Album, c.1852

£1,000 - £1,500

*** Provenance: From an album compiled by A.E.Popham (1889-

1970), British Museum Keeper of Prints and Drawings and scholar

of Italian art; a gift to the present owner. Another example, with the

cart as here, was in the collection of Bernardino Montañés (1825-

1893), sold Soler y Lach, Barcelona, 28 May 2009, lot 9; Becchetti,

Caneva, p.60, illustrated, a variant without the cart

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❦ Photographs

The Property of a Gentleman

A collection of architectural photographs acquired since the 1960s. The collector, an art historian, has a profound knowledge

of the architecture of Rome and set out to record the changing face of the city between 1850 and 1880. Perceptive

pencil notes on the mounts, based solely on internal evidence, enable many of the photographs to be more accurately dated

than hitherto. Here, for example, are his observations on a view of St Peter’s Square: “After 1854 (glazing of lower loggia),

before c.1860 (Vatican Palace clock still present), probably c.1858-60 (second type of lamp post base).”

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Lot 599

Lot 600

Lot 601

598. Caneva (Giacomo) baSiliCa o f ma S S e n z i o light albumen

print from a paper negative, 188 x 274mm, hinged to paper support,

verso with pencil note: From the Popham Album, c.1852

£600 - £800

*** Provenance: From an album compiled by A.E.Popham (1889-

1970), British Museum Keeper of Prints and Drawings and scholar

of Italian art; a gift to the present owner

Becchetti, Caneva, p.36, illustrated, a variant

599. Caneva (Giacomo), attributed to. te m p l e o f ve n u S a n d

ro m e light albumen print from a paper negative, 185 x 264mm,

hinged to paper support, verso with pencil note: From the Popham

Album, c.1852 £400 - £600

*** Provenance: From an album compiled by A.E.Popham (1889-

1970), British Museum Keeper of Prints and Drawings and scholar

of Italian art; a gift to the present owner

cf. Becchetti, Caneva, p.56, illustrated, a more distant view with

the same, or a similar, figure

600. Caneva (Giacomo) te m p l e o f an t o n i n u S a n d fa u S t i n a light

albumen print from a paper negative, 230 x 322mm, hinged to

paper support, verso with pencil note: From the Popham Album,

c.1852 £600 - £800

*** Provenance: From an album compiled by A.E.Popham (1889-

1970), British Museum Keeper of Prints and Drawings and scholar

of Italian art; a gift to the present owner

Becchetti, Caneva, p.44, illustrated, a variant

601. Caneva (Giacomo) in t e r i o r o f t h e Co l o S S e u m light albumen

print from a paper negative, 210 x 160mm, hinged to paper support,

verso with pencil note: From the Popham Album, light spotting in

sky, c.1852 £600 - £800

*** Provenance: From an album compiled by A.E.Popham (1889-

1970), British Museum Keeper of Prints and Drawings and scholar

of Italian art; a gift to the present owner

cf. an example from the collection of Bernardino Montañés (1825-

1893), sold Soler y Lach, Barcelona, 28 May 2009, lot 63

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Lot 604

Lot 605

602. Caneva (Giacomo) th e po n t e ro t t o a n d t h e iS o l a ti b e r i n a

light albumen print from a paper negative, 168 x 252mm, hinged to

paper support with pencil note: From the Popham Album, c.1850

£750 - £1,000

*** Provenance: From an album compiled by A.E.Popham (1889-

1970), British Museum Keeper of Prints and Drawings and scholar

of Italian art; a gift to the present owner.

The date is before 1853 when an iron extension to the bridge was

built. cf. Becchetti, Canova, p.96, illustrated; Vu d’Italie 1841-1941

La Photographie Italienne dans les Collections du Musée Alinari,

2004 p.54, both illustrating a variant

603. Caneva (Giacomo) th e po n t e ro t t o, iS o l a ti b e r i n a a n d

t h e po n t e fa b r i C i u S light albumen print from a paper negative,

154 x 217mm, hinged to paper support with pencil note: From the

Popham Album, light spotting in sky, c.1850 £600 - £800

*** Provenance: From an album compiled by A.E.Popham (1889-

1970), British Museum Keeper of Prints and Drawings and scholar

of Italian art; a gift to the present owner

cf. Becchetti, Canova, p.96, illustrated; Vu d’Italie 1841-1941 La

Photographie Italienne dans les Collections du Musée Alinari,

2004 p.54, both illustrating a variant

604. Caneva (Giacomo) th e po n t e ro t t o light albumen print

from a paper negative, 182 x 272mm, hinged to paper support with

pencil note: From the Popham Album, c.1850 £750 - £1,000

*** Provenance: From an album compiled by A.E.Popham (1889-

1970), British Museum Keeper of Prints and Drawings and scholar

of Italian art; a gift to the present owner

cf. Becchetti, Canova, p.96, illustrated; Vu d’Italie 1841-1941 La

Photographie Italienne dans les Collections du Musée Alinari,

2004 p.54, both illustrating a variant

605. Caneva (Giacomo), printed by Tuminello te m p l e o f ve S ta;

vi l l a bo r g h e S e, t h e te m p l e o f ae S C u l a p i u S; vi l l a bo r g h e S e

g a r d e n three albumen prints from paper negatives, 220 x 322mm

to 257 x 322mm, signed Tuminello Roma in the negative, hinged at

edges to paper supports; and another, Garden of the Villa Albani,

possibly from a negative by Caneva, 1850s, printed after 1869 (4)

£400 - £600

*** The photographer Ludovico Tuminello returned to Rome

from political exile in Turin in 1869 and acquired and published

Caneva’s negatives after the latter’s death in 1865. Caneva’s prints

of the first two listed are illustrated in Becchetti, Caneva, pp 66 and

84, the first a variant without the cart


606. Caneva (Giacomo), attributed to. ro m e , t h e pr at i d i

Ca S t e l l o f r o m t h e ri p e t ta albumen print from a paper negative,

197 x 275mm, hinged to paper support, verso with pencil note:

From the Popham Album, c.1853 £300 - £500

*** Provenance: From an album compiled by A.E.Popham (1889-

1970), British Museum Keeper of Prints and Drawings and scholar

of Italian art; a gift to the present owner

607. Caneva (Giacomo), attributed to. la to r r e d e i Ce S a r i n i;

vat iC a n a n d St. pe t e r S two light albumen prints from paper

negatives, 240 x 210mm and 180 x 312mm, hinged at edges to

paper supports, versos with pencil note: From the Popham Album,

c.1852 (2) £600 - £800

*** Provenance: From an album compiled by A.E.Popham (1889-

1970), British Museum Keeper of Prints and Drawings and scholar

of Italian art; a gift to the present owner

608. Caneva (Giacomo), attributed to. th e fo r u m ro m a n u m;

ra i l w a y e n g i n e o u t S i d e t h e wa l l S o f ro m e two light albumen

prints from paper negatives, 200 x 280mm and 178 x 257mm,

hinged at edges to paper supports, versos with pencil note: From

the Popham Album, c.1853 (2) £600 - £800

*** Provenance: From an album compiled by A.E.Popham (1889-

1970), British Museum Keeper of Prints and Drawings and scholar

of Italian art; a gift to the present owner

Lot 606

Lot 607

Lot 608

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609. Cuccioni (Tommaso) pi a z z a d e l Ca m p i d o g l i o albumen print,

275 x 374mm, on card mount, c.1858 £500 - £750

610. Cuccioni (Tommaso) th e fo r u m; pa n t h e o n; S. ma r i a

ma g g i o r e three albumen prints, each c.260 x 340mm, numbered

28.A, 53.A and 45.A respectively in the negatives, hinged at edges

to paper supports, c.1855-60 (3) £600 - £800

611. Dovizielli (Pietro) th e vat iC a n salt print, lightly albumenised,

278 x 365mm, numbered 74 in the negative, on card mount,

c.1854 £400 - £600

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612. Anderson (James), attributed to. th e vat iC a n salt print,

lightly albumenised, 166 x 245mm, numbered 75 in the negative,

unmounted, hinged at edges to paper support, c.1853 £300 - £500

*** The attribution follows that in Roma 1850. Il circolo dei pittori

fotografi del Caffè Greco, 2003, p.107, illustrated

613. Anderson (James), attributed to. th e ti b e r a n d Ca S t e l

Sa n t’an g e l o albumen print, 265 x 390mm, on card mount, c.1857-

60 £500 - £750


Lot 610

Lot 611

Lot 613

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Lot 614

Lot 615

Lot 616

Lot 617

614. Tuminello (Ludovico), attributed to th e at r e o f ma r C e l l u S;

ar C h o f Co n S ta n t i n e; fo r u m three albumen prints from paper

negatives, 302 x 245mm to 242 x 328mm, hinged at edges to paper

supports, two with pencil notes: From the Popham Album, c.1870

(3) £200 - £300

*** Provenance: Two from an album compiled by A.E.Popham

(1889-1970), British Museum Keeper of Prints and Drawings and

scholar of Italian art; a gift to the present owner.

Tuminello continued to use paper negatives into the 1870s.

615. Macpherson, Anderson, Cuccioni and others ro m a n

b u i l d i n g S nine albumen prints, 220 x 310mm to 300 x 385mm,

mounted on card, 1850s-1860s (9) £300 - £500

616. Ninci, Verzaschi, Sommer and others ro m a n m o n u m e n t S

a n d a r C h i t e C t u r e the majority of ancient Rome and including

views of the Forum, Arch of Titus, Capitol, Theatre of Marcellus,

Colosseum and Pantheon, c.65 albumen prints, various sizes up to

375 x 270mm, many signed and titled in the negative, 1850s-1870s

(c.65) £500 - £750

617. Anderson, Lusvergh, Sommer & Behles and others ro m a n

v i e wS , b u i l d i n g S a n d l a n d S C a p e S the majority of modern Rome and

including general views of the city, the Tiber, Piazza del Popolo,

St Peter’s Square, Trevi Fountain, Castel Sant’Angelo, Tivoli and

the Campagna, c.70 albumen prints, various sizes up to 265 x

330mm, many signed and titled in the negative, some published by

J.H.Parker, 1850s-1870s (c.70) £600 - £800


Lot 618

Lot 619

Lot 620

Lot 621

618. Anderson, Alinari and others ro m e , a l a r g e C o l l e C t i o n

sequences of views showing gradual changes to buildings and

sites including the Forum, Capitol, Colosseum, Temple of Vesta,

Pantheon and much else, c.150 albumen prints, average 180 x

250mm, most on single sides of album leaves, loose in two modern

portfolios, c.1870-1890 (c.150) £500 - £750

619. Vasari (Cesare) ro m e , d r o v e r a n d C at t l e o u t S i d e Sa n

gi o r g i o in ve l a b r o albumen print, 193 x 252mm, on card mount,

c.1870 £100 - £150

*** The same drover and cattle appear in a photograph by Vasari in

the A.Morelli Collection (Inv.no.477)

620. Anderson (J. and D.) and J.H. Parker (publisher) ro m a n

m o n u m e n t S a n d e x C avat i o n S an album, including views of the

Palatine Hill, Claudian Aqueduct, Tivoli and the Campagna, 57

albumen prints, 160 x 225mm to 200 x 260mm, mounted on both

sides of card leaves, contemporary half roan, a little rubbed, 4to,

c.1865-1875 £600 - £800

621. De Bonis (A.) ro m a n b u i l d i n g S a n d S t r e e t S 12 albumen

prints, c.190 x 250mm or the reverse, each with the photographer’s

initials stamp in the image, on thin card mounts, c.1860-1865 (12)

£150 - £200

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Lot 623

Lot 624

622. Unidentified photographer ro m a n m o n u m e n t S 9 albumen

prints, each c.190 x 250mm or the reverse, on contemporary

card mounts within ruled border, printed titles below, 1870s (9)

£150 - £200

623. Mang (Michele) ro m a n b u i l d i n g S a n d S t r e e t S C e n e S 23

albumen prints by and attributed to Mang, each c.190 x 250mm

or the reverse, two on card mounts with the photographer’s

blindstamp, remainder hinged at edges to paper supports, some

with his distinctive titles in the negatives, c.1865-1875 (23)

£300 - £500

624. Mang (Michele) ro m a n b u i l d i n g S a n d S t r e e t S C e n e S 21

albumen prints by and attributed to Mang, each c.190 x 250mm

or the reverse, two signed in the negative, hinged at edges to paper

supports, some with his distinctive titles in the negatives, c.1865-

1875 (21) £300 - £500


625. Unidentified photographer pa n o r a m a o f ro m e f r o m t h e

Ca p i t o l i n e hi l l eight albumen prints, each 202 x 262mm, hinged

to later paper supports, lithographed titles and reference numbers

(2582-2589) pasted below, the first print titled Panorama di Roma

della Torre di Ora Coeli in 8 pezzi, bottom right corner of part 4

missing, a few very short repaired tears at edges of some prints,

c.1870-1875 (8) £1,500 - £2,000

*** Taken from the basilica of Santa Maria in Aracoeli at the

top of the Capitoline Hill. In the left foreground of the first part

is the building of the Stabilimento Fotografico dei Campidoglio

and the eighth part extends to the Colosseum. Details of two prints

are reproduced, uncredited, in V.Cianfarani, Immagini Romane,

1976, pls 84 and 102. The labels with titles and reference numbers

appear to be those issued with photographs published by John

Henry Parker but the present numbers in his 1879 catalogue are

quite different subjects. (Curiously, no.582 is a “General View of

Rome from the Monastery of Ara Coeli”.) The present owner has

attributed the set to Michele Mang ; another possible candidate is

the Canadian Charles Smeaton who photographed several singlesheet

panoramas for Parker.

626. Cimetta (Giuseppe) ve n i C e, t h e do g e’S pa l a C e f r o m t h e

mo l o salt print, lightly albumenised, from a paper negative, 320

x 385mm, on original card mount within gold border, a few minor

tears at extreme edges of mount, printed credit at foot: Fotografia

G.Cimetta Editore H.F.Münster, c.1850-52 £400 - £600

627. Ponti, Naya, Ongania and others ve n i C e one salt print, 23

albumen prints and 5 photogravures, various sizes up to 350 x

265mm, 1850s-1890s (29) £400 - £600

Lot 625 (3 parts of 8)

Lot 626

Lot 627

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Lot 629

Lot 630

Lot 631

628. Fratelli Alinari vi e wS o f fl o r e n C e 5 albumen prints, various

sizes up to 190 x 250mm, on contemporary card mounts, 3 with the

photographers’ blindstamps, late 1850s-1860s; with a varied group

on Florence, one with the blindstamp of J.B.Philpot, 1850s-1880s

(16) £200 - £300

629. Alinari, Van Lint, Lotze and others Ce n t r a l a n d no rt h e r n

ita ly , a C o l l e C t i o n including views of Milan (5), Pisa (6), Siena,

Spoleto, Bologna, Padua, Verona, Ferrara and Ravenna, c.42

albumen prints, various sizes up to 360 x 280mm, some on stamped

mounts, many signed and titled in the negative, 1860s-1870s

(c.42) £400 - £600

630. Lombardi, Alinari, Brogi and others Ce n t r a l a n d no rt h e r n

ita ly , a C o l l e C t i o n including views of Florence, Pisa, Bologna,

Siena, Ravenna, Perugia and Subiaco, c.60 albumen prints, average

190 x 250mm, some on single sides of album leaves, others

mounted at edges to paper supports, loose in a modern portfolio,

c.1865-1885 (c.60) £400 - £600

631. Lombardi (Paolo) Si e n a: pi a z z a d e l Ca m p o ; vi e w o v e r t h e

C i t y; Cat h e d r a l three albumen prints, each c.260 x 340mm, the

first oval, each with the photographer’s blindstamp in the image,

hinged at edges to paper supports, c.1870-75 (3) £200 - £300


Lot 632

632. Sommer (Giorgio) pi f f e r a r i albumen print, 250 x 190mm,

numbered 6127 in the negative, 1870s; with a group of 8 figure

studies of musicians, children and a lady, carte de visite format,

mounted on card, 1870s, and 5 other Neapolitan figure subjects

(14) £200 - £300

*** The first is illustrated in Giorgio Sommer in Italien, 1992, p.117

633. Sommer, Rive, Mauri and others po m p e i i, pa e S t u m, po z z u o l i

a n d ve S u v i u S c.46 albumen prints, various sizes up to 263 x

338mm, most signed and titled in the negative, c.1865-1880 (c.46)

£300 - £500

634. Brogi, Sommer, Alinari, Mauri and others na p l e S c.50

albumen prints, average 180 x 240mm, most signed and titled in

the negative, c.1865-1880 (c.50) £400 - £600

635. Sommer, Rive, Tagliarini and others SiCily including views

of Palermo (13), Catania, Messina and Syracuse, 26 albumen

prints, various sizes up to 190 x 250mm, 11 on stamped mounts,

1870s-1880s (26) £300 - £500

Lot 633

Lot 634

Lot 635

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Lot 637

Lot 638

636. Von Gloeden (Baron Wilhelm) a SiCilian gi r l albumen

print, 230 x 170mm, 1903 £400 - £600

637. Von Gloeden (Baron Wilhelm) tw o S t u d i e S o f SiCilian bo y S

2 albumen prints, 215 x 168mm and 223 x 170mm, flush-mounted

on card, c.1900 (2) £750 - £1,000

638. Von Gloeden (Baron Wilhelm) tw o S t u d i e S o f a SiCilian

bo y a S a S at y r 2 albumen prints, 213 x 170mm and 227 x 165mm,

flush-mounted on card, c.1900 (2) £750 - £1,000


639. Rive, Quinet and others th e adriatiC Co a S t, pa r i S,

Co l o g n e a n d at h e n S a mixed group including Spalato (Split) and

other Roman sites, Trieste, Paris buildings and bird’s eye views

(12), Cologne Cathedral (5) and the Acropolis and Parthenon (7)),

albumen prints, various sizes up to 220 x 270mm, 1860s-1880s

(c.47) £300 - £400

640. Marville (Charles), attributed to. ho t e l d e vi l l e d e pa r i S

Blanquart-Evrard process print, 154 x 210mm, trimmed to image,

hinged to paper support, on the verso several small repairs and a

5cm repaired tear all in the area of sky, c.1851-53 £400 - £600

*** Plate 29 of the album Mélanges Photographiques published in

parts between 1851 and c.1853 Although the image is uncredited,

Marville contributed other Paris views to this album. See I. Jammes,

Blanquart-Evrard et les origines de l’édition photographique

française, 1981, p.229, illustrated

641. Unidentified photographer po n t lo u i S philippe; po n t

ne u f; po n t d u Ca r r o u S e l three lightly albumenised salt prints,

190 x 335mm to 240 x 370mm, flush-mounted on card, 1850s (3)

£300 - £400

Lot 639

Lot 640

Lot 641

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642. Fortier (François Alphonse) eg l i S e mé t r o p o l i ta i n e d e

no t r e-da m e Blanquart-Evrard process print, 220 x 314mm,

trimmed to image, 1853 £600 - £800

*** Plate 3 of the album Paris Photographique published in parts

between 1851 and 1853. See I. Jammes, Blanquart-Evrard et

les origines de l’édition photographique française, 1981, p.260,

illustrated

643. Quinet (Achille) an a l b u m o f pa r i S a r C h i t e C t u r a l S u b J e C t S

including the Louvre, Notre Dame, Pantheon, Tour St.Jacques

and Arc de Triomphe, 10 albumen prints, each c.190 x 230mm

or the reverse, on original card mounts with the photographer’s

red signature stamp, inscription on front endpaper dated 1862,

contemporary morocco-backed cloth, spine rubbed, front cover

titled Quelques Monuments de Paris, oblong folio (310 x 440mm),

c.1860 £200 - £300

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Lot 644

Lot 643

644. Tripe (Linnaeus) br e a K wat e r, ply m o u t h light albumen print

from a waxed-paper negative, 266 x 350mm, titled in pencil below,

edge-mounted on paper support, some wrinkling at edges, tiny

piece torn from bottom edge but still present on support, c.1853

£1,500 - £2,000

*** Tripe was born in Plymouth Dock (now Devonport) in 1822

and joined the East India army in 1838. His earliest experiments

in photography, probably inspired by the Great Exhibition, date

from 1851 while he was on leave in his home town. He returned to

India in 1854 and from then until 1869 produced his better-known

architectural photographs of India and Burma.


Lot 645

645. Fenton (Roger) britiSh mu S e u m dr aw i n g S six salt prints, 156

x 107mm to 340 x 235mm, on original card mounts, 360 x 260mm,

each with the photographer’s engraved credit and BM stamp in

red, four with the engraved title From a Drawing in the British

Museum, two with the imprint of Colnaghi dated 1857, 1854-1859

(6) £400 - £600

*** The drawings are by Raphael (3, one illustrated), Leonardo,

Andrea del Sarto and Lorenzo di Credi. Fenton was appointed

photographer to the British Museum in 1853.

Lot 647

647. Cuccioni, Spithöver, Mang and others ro m e a large and

comprehensive collection of views of ancient and modern Rome,

c.220 stereocards, some on signed mounts, c.1855-1890 (c.220)

£400 - £600

St e r e o C a r d S

Lot 646

646. Marville (Charles) St u d y f o r th e virgin a n d Ch i l d w i t h

St.an n e b y le o n a r d o; th r e e d r aw i n g S b y le o n a r d o two albumen

prints, each c.215 x 170mm, on original card mounts with the

photographer’s Photographe du Musée Impérial du Louvre

blindstamp, c.1865 (2) £100 - £150

*** Marville’s title was unofficial; the Louvre was equivocal about

photography fearing that it would affect its profitable sales of

engravings and banned all photographers in 1866.

Lot 648

648. Sommer, Sommer & Behles, Rive and others na p l e S,

po m p e i i a n d SiCily 93 stereocards, some on signed mounts, 1860s

(93) £150 - £200

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Lot 649

649. Naya, Perini and others ve n i C e comprising views of the

Grand Canal (28), Arsenal (6), canals and churches (10), Doge’s

Palace (10) and Piazza San Marco (14), 70 stereocards, the great

majority on unsigned mounts, c.1855-1865 (70) £150 - £200

Lot 650

650. Brogi, Sommer & Behles, Bernoud, Amodio and others

Ce n t r a l a n d no rt h e r n ita ly views of Florence (26), Milan (15),

Pisa (21), Turin, Como, Genoa, Bologna and Verona, 80 stereocards,

some on signed mounts, c.1860-1880 (80) £150 - £200

Lot 651

651. Italy - Tissue cards a small collection including views of

Rome, Milan and Venice, the majority interiors, 13 stereocards,

unsigned, tissue backs hand-coloured, a few minor defects, 1860s

(13) £60 - £80

Lot 652

652. Sedgfield, Thompson, Elliott and others gr e at britain

Views of London (9), country houses (22), churches and abbeys

(18) and castles and streets (12), 61 stereocards, a few on signed

mounts, 1860s-1890s (61) £120 - £150

Lot 653

653. Braun, Albert, Stuffler, Constantin and others eu r o p e a

mixed group of views of Belgium (13; 3 tissues), Germany (19; 3

tissues) and Athens (11), 46 stereocards, some on signed mounts,

1860s-1880s (46) £100 - £150

Lot 654

654. Lamy, Kuhn, Louchet, Guérard and others pa r i S a large

collection of tissue cards, 109 interiors, mainly of Versailles,

Fontainebleau, Tuileries, St. Cloud and other former royal and

imperial residences, 18 exteriors including the Boulevard Saint-

Denis from the Paris Instantané series, c.125 stereocards, tissue

backs hand-coloured, some on signed or initialled mounts,

occasional minor repairs to tissues but generally very good, c.1855-

1875 (c.125) £400 - £600


655. Ferrier & Soulier, Quinet, Lamy and others pa r i S a very

large and comprehensive collection of views of buildings, streets

and squares including several salt prints and a group of 26 on the

aftermath of the Commune, c.380 stereocards, some on signed or

initialled mounts, 1850s-1880s (c.380) £600 - £800

Other Properties

Lot 656

656. Realistic Travels Publishers. th e gr e at wa r, 2 vol., set

of 199 stereographs mounted on card with printed captions and

credits, loose as issued in original cloth book boxes designed as

double volumes, worn and fraying with split corners, c.1920; and 2

stereo viewers, v.s. (4) £300 - £500

657. Realistic Travels Publishers. ve S u v i u S, set of 25

stereographs mounted on card with printed captions and credits,

loose as issued in original cloth book box, faded spine, c.1920.

£60 - £80

Lot 655

Lot 658

658. Underwood & Underwood. eg y p t, set of 100 stereographs

mounted on card with printed captions and credits, descriptions to

the reverse, loose as issued in original cloth book box designed as

a double volume, sides split, Toronto etc, c.1900 £250 - £350

659. Underwood & Underwood. ho l l a n d, set of 30 stereographs

mounted on card with printed captions and credits, descriptions

to the reverse, loose as issued in original cloth book box, Vol. 1,

battered corners and faded spine, Toronto etc., c. 1900. £60 - £80

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660. Underwood & Underwood. in d i a, set of 90 stereographs

mounted on card with printed captions and credits, descriptions

to the reverse, loose as issued in original cloth book box designed

as a double volume, worn edges, New York etc, c. 1900; and the

accompanying book, 8vo (2) £300 - £500

Lot 661

661. Underwood & Underwood. ro m e , set of 46 stereographs

mounted on card with printed captions and credits, descriptions

to the reverse, loose as issued in original cloth book box designed

as a double volume, worn edges and white marks to the spines,

New York etc, c. 1900; and the accompanying book, 8vo (2)

£100 - £150

Lot 662

662. Underwood & Underwood. SiCily, set of 54 stereographs

mounted on card with printed captions and credits, descriptions to

the reverse, loose as issued in original cloth book box designed as

a double volume, worn corners, Toronto etc, c.1900 £150 - £200

Lot 663

663. Underwood & Underwood. So u t h af r i C a a n d t h e bo e r

wa r, 2 Vol., set of 80 stereographs mounted on card with printed

captions and credits, descriptions to the reverse, loose as issued

in original cloth book box, worn at the edges, Toronto etc, c.1900

£250 - £350

Lot 664

664. Underwood & Underwood. Spa i n, set of 90 stereographs

mounted on card with printed captions and credits, descriptions to

the reverse, loose as issued in original cloth book box designed as

a double volume, worn and spliting at the corners, Toronto etc, c.

1900 £180 - £220

665. Underwood & Underwood. Sw i t z e r l a n d, set of 100

stereographs mounted on card with printed captions and credits,

descriptions to the reverse, loose as issued in original cloth book

box designed as a triple volume, edges taped, New York etc, c.

1900; and the accompanying book, 8vo (2) £150 - £200


Lot 666

666. Alps.- Beattie (William) th e wa l d e n S e S, o r pr o t e S ta n t

va l l e y S o f pi e d m o n t a n d da u p h i n y, engraved portrait frontispiece,

additional vignette, 70 plates and a folding map, tissue-guards,

contemporary half morocco, g.e., upper cover detached, loss to

spine at base, rubbed and scuffed, 4to, 1838. £200 - £300

667. Atlases.- Kärcher (Karl) or b i S te r r a r u m an t i q u i e t me d i i

ae v i, engraved calligraphic title page, 24 lithographed maps,

perforated library stamp to each map, some just within image,

some spotting, mostly marginal, library labels to front paste down

and upper board, contemporary marbled boards, upper board

near detached, lacking backstrip, rather worn, folio, Karlsruhe,

[c.1827]. £100 - £150

Lot 668

668. Australia.- Mundy (Lt. Colonel Godfrey Charles) ou r

an t i p o d e S: o r, re S i d e n C e a n d ramb l e S in t h e auSt r a l a S i a n

Co l o n i e S, 3 vol., second edition, revised, 15 lithographed plates,

tissue-guards, occasional light foxing, mostly to margins, a few

gatherings becoming loose, ownership stamp to endpaper, original

ribbed blue pictorial cloth, gilt, a little spotted, spines slightly

bumped and darkened, still a good set, 8vo, 1852. £200 - £300

❦ Travel & Topography

Lot 669

669. Canada.- Willis (Nathaniel Parker) Ca n a d i a n SCenery, 2 vol.,

additional engraved titles, portrait, map and 117 plates by W.H.Bartlett,

vol.1 with 1 plate loose, 1 plate torn and repaired in margin, not affecting

image, marginal foxing and soiling, mostly to margins, contemporary

morocco, gilt, rubbed and scuffed, 4to, 1842 £250 - £350

670. Europe.- [Klein (Paul)] th e Co n t i n e n ta l to u r i S t, a n d

pi C t o r i a l Ca m pa n i o n [be l g i u m & na S S a u], additional engraved

title, 61 engraved plates, tissue guards, ?lacking the 2 maps,

foxing to margins, ownership inscription to endpaper, original

cloth, gilt, g.e., spine darkened and chipped at ends, 8vo, [c.1884].

£100 - £150

671. Germany.- Beattie (William) th e da n u b e, 77 plates (only

of 78), after W.H.Bartlett, occasional light spotting, damp-staining

to margins of some plates, some with loss, contemporary half

morocco, rubbed and scuffed, 4to, 1844. £200 - £300

Lot 672

672. Georgia.- De l’Isle (Joseph-Nicolas) Ca rt e d e l a gé o r g i e e t

d e S pay S Si t u é S e n t r e l a me r no i r e e t l a me r Ca S p i e n n e, doublepage

engraved map by P.Santini, 533 x 731mm, hand-coloured

in outline, some browning to central fold, central crease at foot,

Venice, 1775. £150 - £200

*** An important map of Georgia. The cartouche states that it was

drawn up in St.Petersburg in 1738 using local sources and then first

published in 1766 by de l’Isle.

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673. Hedin (Sven) ov e r l a n d to in d i a, 2 vol., firSt e d i t i o n, halftitles,

colour frontispieces, 2 folding colour maps, plates, occasional

spotting, original pictorial cloth, gilt, spines faded vol.1 very short

central split at head, spines rubbed, t.e.g., 8vo, 1910. £80 - £120

674. Imray (J.F.) and H.D.Jenkins. th e Se a m a n’S gu i d e to t h e

nav i g at i o n o f t h e in d i a n oC e a n, firSt e d i t i o n S, maps and charts,

some folding, a few with short tears to margins, modern half

morocco, 8vo, 1886-1893. £200 - £300

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Lot 675

675. Rennell (James) a de S C r i p t i o n o f t h e ro a d S in be n g a l a n d

ba h a r, firSt e d i t i o n, folding frontispiece map, double page table at

end, map torn at folds and repaired, margins torn with slight loss,

marked & offset, fore-edge trimmed with slight loss, title frayed,

paper somewhat brittle, some marking, stamps on title, modern

calf-backed marbled boards, 8vo, 1778. £200 - £300

*** Provenance: New York Historical Society (stamps).

Lot 676

676. Westmacott (Sir Richard) de S C r i p t i o n a n d re p r e S e n tat i o n

o f t h e mu r a l mo n u m e n t, er e C t e d in t h e Cat h e d r a l o f Ca l C u t ta,

by ge n e r a l Su b S C r i p t i o n to t h e me m o r y o f Jo h n ad a m, S i g n e d

p r e S e n tat i o n C o p y f r o m wi l l i a m ad a m o f bl a i r ad a m to th e

ea r l o f el d o n, engraved plate, water-stained, contemporary black

presentation morocco, rubbed and scuffed, 4to, 1827. £100 - £150

*** A rare work; this a good association copy. William Adam was

son of architect John Adam.

Lot 677

677. Italy.- Miller (Lady Anna Riggs) le t t e r S f r o m ita ly ,

d e S C r i b i n g t h e m a n n e r S, C u S t o m S, a n t i q u i t i e S, pa i n t i n g S, & o f

t h at C o u n t ry, in t h e y e a r S mdCClxx a n d mdCClxxi, to a

f r i e n d r e S i d i n g in fr a n C e, second edition, half-titles, spotted, some

light browning, contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, vellum

corners, spine of vol.2 chipped at head and with small hole to foot

of spine, rubbed, a scarce work, 8vo, for Charles and Edward Dilly,

1777. £150 - £200

Lot 678

678. -. Moschetti (Alessandro) pr i n C i pa l i mo n u m e n t i d i ro m a .

ra C C o lta d e l l e pr i n C i pa l i ve d u t e d i ro m a , an t i C a e mo d e r n a,

engraved title and 29 engraved plates, only, of 37, also lacking

the plan, margins at beginning and end creased and torn, staining,

mostly marginal, original printed wrappers, torn and creased, and

browned, oblong folio, (c. 30 x 45 cm.), Rome, Frezza, 1843; sold

not subject to return., £120 - £180


679. Japan.- Japanese School. an a l b u m o f h a n S at S u o r e a r ly

Ja pa n e S e b a n K n o t e S, 40 specimens of various ‘han’ or regional

clan issues, woodblock printed and occasionally ink stamped, also

a few later bank notes, all stitched to album leaves bearing western

ink inscriptions, numerous early postcards illustrating similar

specimens loosely inserted, patterned silk cloth boards, rubbed,

joints weak, oblong 4to, [mostly early eighteenth - nineteenth

century]. £300 - £500

*** Prior to the introduction of a central banking system in the 1880s,

the equivalent of bank notes or paper currency were these ‘hansatsu’,

issued by each ‘han’ or regional clan. Although this gave them the

necessary authority to substitute gold, silver or copper currency, it

meant they only had worth within their own issuing region.

Lot 680

680. Levant.- Morritt (John Bacon Sawrey) a vi n d i C at i o n

o f ho m e r a n d o f t h e an C i e n t po e t S a n d hi S t o r i a n S, w h o h av e

r e C o r d e d t h e S i e g e a n d fa l l o f tr o y. in a n S w e r to t w o l at e

p u b l i C at i o n S o f mr. brya n t, firSt e d i t i o n, aquatint folding map of

the Troad and 5 views printed in sepia, offsetting, 20th century half

morocco, a few small scuffs to upper cover, slightly rubbed, [Abbey,

Travel, 398; Atabey 840; Blackmer 1157], 4to, York, W.Blanchard

for T.Cadell, 1798. £250 - £350

*** Morritt travelled in the Levant between 1794 and 1796 accompanied

by James Dallaway and the artist Gaetano Mercati. ‘Morritt is one of

the more interesting travellers of this period’ (Blackmer).

Lot 682

Lot 681

681. -. Pardoe (Julia) th e be a u t i e S o f t h e bo S p h o r u S, engraved

additional vignette title, map, 2 portraits and 83 plates (only of

84) after W.H.Bartlett, tissue-guards, some very light browning to

margins, otherwise clean,, contemporary calf, rebacked, rubbed,

4to, [1838]. £250 - £350

682. Middle East.- Flandin (Eugene Napoleon) l’or i e n t, Vol.1

only, firSt e d i t i o n, lithographed additional decorative title, 50

tinted lithographed plates, some foxing to varying degrees, heavier

to some plates, original cloth-backed boards, spine crudely

rebacked, corners worn, rubbed, [Atabey 437; Blackmer 601],

folio, Paris, 1853. £2,000 - £3,000

*** This ‘Impressive work’ (Blackmer) eventually totalled four

volumes and was published between 1853 and 1876. This first

volume concerns Constantinople, the Bosphorus and Smyrna.

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Lot 683

683. -. Roberts (David) th e ho ly la n d, Sy r i a, id u m e a, ar a b i a,

eg y p t a n d nu b i a. wi t h eg y p t a n d nu b i a, 6 vol. in 9 parts only

(of 10), 5 tinted lithograph titles, 2 maps and 224 plates only (i.e.

lacking part 1, text, title, portrait and 26 plates), foxing, mostly to

text and tissue guards, but sometimes to plates, contemporary calf,

gilt, g.e., rubbed, 4to, 1855-56. £1,000 - £1,500

Lot 684

684. -. Sandys (George) a r e l at i o n o f a i o u r n e y b e g u n a n: do m:

1610. fo u r e b o o K e S. Co n ta i n i n g a d e S C r i p t i o n o f t h e tu r K i S h

em p i r e, o f Æg y p t, o f t h e ho ly la n d, o f t h e r e m o t e pa rt S o f ita ly ,

a n d i l a n d S a d i o y n i n g, second edition, ornate engraved architectural

title, engraved double-page map, folding tipped-in panorama and

illustrations within text, some full-page, lacks final blank, waterstained,

some wormholes / traces to lower margins, map with small

hole at foot, just touching 2 letters with minor loss, S4 lower corner

torn away, not affecting text, a few short tears (mostly marginal and

repaired), contemporary calf, sympathetically rebacked, original

red morocco label to spine, corners worn, rubbed, [STC 21726;

Blackmer 1484], small folio, for W. Barrett, 1615. £400 - £600

*** ‘At the time the most elaborately illustrated English book on

the Levant’ (Blackmer).

685. Polar.- Shackleton (Ernest H.) th e he a rt o f t h e an ta r C t i C,

2 vol., firSt e d i t i o n, half-titles, frontispieces, plates, some colour,

folding panorama and 3 folding maps in pocket at end of vol. 2,

occasional spotting, original pictorial cloth blocked in silver, t.e.g.,

others uncut, spines faded, long scratch to spine of vol.1. rubbed,

8vo, 1909. £120 - £180

686. -. Vahl (M.) and others, editors. gr e e n l a n d, 3 vol.,

illustrations and maps, one colour and folding, ex-library copy with

a few stamps, library half roan, some original printed wrappers

bound in (soiled), rubbed and faded, one cover, detached, large

8vo, Copenhagen and London, 1928-29. £80 - £120

687. South East Asia.- Keppel (Capt. The Hon. Henry) th e

ex p e d i t i o n to bo r n e o o f h.m.S. di d o..., 2 vol., third edition, halftitles,

lithographed portrait and 10 tinted plates, 6 folding engraved

charts, folding table, 32pp. publishers’ catalogue at end, foxed, some

leaves loose or becoming so, Owen Rutter’s copy with his bookplate,

old ink signature of James Bedingfeld, RN on front free endpaper

vol.1, original cloth, rubbed, spines faded and worn at head and foot,

1847 § Roth (Henry Ling) The Natives of Sarawak and British North

Borneo, 2 vol., facsimile reprint of 1896 edition, original cloth, dustjackets,

Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, 1968 § Tarling (Nicholas)

Britain, the Brookes and Brunei, original boards, dust-jacket (frayed

at head of spine), 1971 § Forrester-Wood (W.R.) The Stamps and

Postal History of Sarawak, colour map, original cloth, Redhill,

[c.1957], plates and illustrations, rubbed, 8vo & small 4to (6)

£120 - £180

Lot 688

688. Atlases.- Wallis (James) wa l l i S’S Se C o n d & Su p e r i o r britiSh

at l a S, engraved title, contents f. and 45 hand-coloured maps, 1

folding, title and contents f. water-stained, Leicestershire with

repaired tear within image, marginal tape marks and stains, 6 maps

with marginal tape repairs, occasional spotting, contemporary half

morocco, broken and worn, folio, [1814]. £250 - £350


Lot 689

689. Bowles (Carington) bo w l e S’S po S t-Ch a i S e Co m pa n i o n, 2

vol., second edition, double-page general map, 100 engraved

double-page strip-road maps, light offsetting of some maps vol.2,

ownership signatures on title and front free endpaper, bookplate to

pastedown, contemporary green calf, spines gilt with red morocco

labels, slightly rubbed, 8vo, Printed for the Proprietor, Carington

Bowles, 1782. £400 - £600

Lot 690

690. Cambridgeshire.- Le Keux (John).- Wright (Thomas) and

H Longueville Jones. me m o r i a l S o f Ca m b r i d g e: a Se r i e S o f vi e wS

o f t h e Col l e g e S, ha l l S, a n d pub l i C bui l d i n g S, 2 vol., engraved

frontispieces, additional vignette titles, double-page map and 71

plates, plate-guards, occasional foxing, mostly to margins, original

blind-stamped cloth, spines gilt, spines faded and bumped at ends,

rubbed, 8vo, 1845. £250 - £350

Lot 691

691. Devonshire.- Polwhele (Richard) th e hi S t o ry o f de v o n S h i r e,

3 vol. in 1, engraved map by John Cary and 24 plates by T. Bonnor

(most with some foxing), leaf of Corrections and errata slip at

end, lacks 4pp. Postscript at end of vol.1, contemporary russia,

gilt, g.e., rebacked and corners repaired, folio, Exeter, 1797-1806.

£400 - £600

Lot 692

692. Gloucestershire.- Marklove (H.) vi e wS o f be r K e l e y Ca S t l e,

list of subscribers, 10 plain aquatint plates, advertisement slip for

‘Two Lithograhic Views of the Fine old Church of Berkeley...’ bound

in at end, margins and versos of plates foxed, spotting to varying

degrees to images, original printed wrappers, lacking spine some

creasing and staining, a few tears to lower wrapper with some loss,

[Abbey, Scenery, 409], folio, Nailsworth, 1840. £200 - £300

*** Rare. We can trace only one other copy at auction (1980).

Abbey records an ‘out of series’ 11th plate.

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693. Grose (Francis) th e an t i q u i t i e S o f en g l a n d a n d wa l e S, 8

vol., engraved vignette titles, 624 plates, vignette maps, 5 handcoloured,

2 folding, occasional foxing and spotting, [1785-87];

The Antiquities of Scotland, 2 vol., engraved vignette titles and

190 plates, occasinal light foxing, [1789-91]; The Antiquities of

Ireland, 2 vol., engraved vigette titles and 261 plates, occasional

foxing and browning, 1791-95, light offsetting, bookplates to

pastedowns, uniform in contemporary half calf, gilt, spines gilt in

compartments, a little rubbed, 4to (12) £1,000 - £1,500

*** An attractive set.

694. Isle of Wight.- Barber (Thomas) pi C t u r e S q u e il l u S t r at i o n S

o f t h e iS l e o f wi g h t, engraved vignette title with upper corner

cut away, 40 plates and double-page map, occasional spotting,

contemporary cloth, slightly rubbed, 8vo, [1834]. £100 - £150

695. Lancashire.- Aikin (John) a de S C r i p t i o n o f t h e Co u n t ry

f r o m th i rt y to fo rt y mi l e S r o u n d ma n C h e S t e r, firSt e d i t i o n,

additional engraved vignette title, frontispiece and 69 plates and

maps, including the two large folding 2-sheet maps at end, one

partially hand-coloured, occasional foxing, frontispiece plate

mark worn and repaired to verso, modern sheep, gilt, 4to, 1795.

£200 - £300

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Lot 693

696. London.- Busby (Thomas Lord) Co S t u m e o f t h e lo w e r

or d e r S o f lo n d o n, hand-coloured engraved additional pictorial

title and 23 plates, some spotting, a couple of gatherings working

loose, later half straight-grain morocco, spine gilt, spine ends and

corners worn, rubbed and scuffed, [Abbey, Life, 423; Colas 491;

Tooley 123], 4to, [1820]. £500 - £700

*** Includes Owen Clancey the Frost-Bitten sailor, Joseph

Hill the Bell-ringer, A Fireman, Thomas Musto the Mat-Man

and the fabulous Billy Waters, the Dancing Fiddler. Waters was

an American who lost his leg in a sailing accident and used his

musical and dancing ‘talents’ to earn a living for himself, his wife

and a five year old daughter. A ceramic figure of Waters is included

in the lot.

697. -. Phillips (Sir Richard) [mo d e r n lo n d o n; be i n g t h e

hi S t o ry a n d pr e S e n t St at e o f t h e britiSh me t r o p o l i S], lacking

title, 22 (of 31) hand-coloured engravings of Itinerant Traders

after W.M.Craig, engraved views and folding map, a few tears to

text leaves, occasional slight foxing but the coloured plates clean,

contemporary calf, edges rubbed, spine gilt, 4to, 1805; sold as a

collection of plates not subject to return. £200 - £300

Lot 698

698. Norfolk.- Stone (Francis) & Son. pi C t u r e S q u e vi e wS o f

t h e no r f o l K br i d g e S, parts 2 & 3 only (of 3), 42 engraved plates,

tissue-guards, occasional foxing, 1 marked with later pen, original

printed morocco-back wrappers, rubbed and soiled, oblong 4to,

1831. £200 - £300


Lot 699

699. Oxfordshire.- Ingram (James) me m o r i a l S o f ox f o r d, 3 vol.,

engraved additional vignette titles, folding map and 100 plates,

illustrations, tissue-guards, foxing to margins, contemporary

half calf, spines gilt with red morocco labels, rubbed, 8vo, 1837.

£300 - £400

Lot 700

700. Photochrom of Zurich.- a t r av e l l e r’S o r w h o l e S a l e r’S

Sample a l b u m o f ph o t o C h r o m S, 76 colour photolithograph views

including Chester, Durham, Bath, London , Oxford, Cambridge,

Hastings, Torquay, Plymouth and Clovelly, each 163 x 225mm, titled

in gold, corners inserted in slots, titles and stock numbers in pencil

or on printed labels below, some views missing, contemporary

cloth, worn, backstrip defective, upper cover lettered Views in

Colour Photography by The Photochrom Co., oblong 4to, c.1890

£400 - £600

701. Rutland.- Wright (James) th e hi S t o ry a n d an t i q u i t i e S

o f t h e Co u n t y o f ru t l a n d, firSt e d i t i o n, title in red and black,

double-page engraved map, engraved illusrtrations in text, some

full-page, with 5ff. ‘Additions’ and en engraved frontispiece bound

in before Table at end, later manuscript leaves with continuation of

the Sheriffs listed (1685-1886) at end and also several leaves with

engraved armorial border (the central shield left blank, to be filled

in with coats-of-arms), also bound between pp.14 and 15 a printed

leaf listing the sheriffs from 1685-1886, some manuscript notes in

margins at beginning and to margin of map, contemporary calf,

rebacked, corners worn, rubbed, [Wing W3696], folio, for Bennet

Griffin, 1684-[87]. £150 - £200

702. Scotland.- Campbell (Alexander) a Jo u r n e y f r o m ed i n b u r g h

t h r o u g h pa rt S o f no rt h britain, 2 vol. in 1, 44 tinted aquatint

plates, one with short tear to margin, offsetting, without the map

called for on titles but replaced by a plate in the list of plates to

vol.2, modern half calf, 4to, 1810. £100 - £150

Lot 703

703. -. Crombie (Benjamin W.) mo d e r n at h e n i a n S a Se r i e S o f

or i g i n a l po rt r a i t S o f me m o r a b l e Ci t i z e n S o f ed i n b u r g h, limited

edition, half-title, hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece and 48

double-page hand-coloured etched plates by Benjamin Crombie,

original half morocco, gilt, corners worn, rubbed, 4to, A. & C.

Black, 1882. £200 - £300

*** Portraits and biographies of eminent Edinburgh men, including

barristers, university men and prominent merchants or tradesmen.

Lot 704

704. -. Ayrshire.- Bryden (Robert) ay r S h i r e mo n u m e n t S, n u m b e r

34 o f 50 C o p i e S, S i g n e d b y t h e a rt i S t, etched decorative justification,

vignette title, contents f. with arms and 22 plates by Robert Bryden,

endpapers slight browned and spotted, else interanlly crisp and

clean, original calf-backed cloth, gilt, spine ends a little worn,

rubbed, folio, Ayr, 1915. £150 - £200

*** A very good copy of a rare work.

705. Thames.- Armstrong (Walter) th e th a m e S f r o m i t S riSe to

t h e no r e, 2 vol. in 1, engraved additional vignette titles and 13

plates, some etchings, 2 maps, illustrations, occasional spotting,

original pictorial cloth, spines a little faded, rubbed, 4to, n.d.

£120 - £180

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Lot 706

706. Warwickshire.- Ireland (Samuel) pi C t u r e S q u e vi e wS

o n t h e upper, o r wa rw i C K S h i r e av o n, firSt e d i t i o n, half-title,

sepia-printed aquatint additional pictorial title and 29 plates,

engraved map and 2 etched portraits, wood-engraved illustrations,

occasional spotting, some light offsetting, contemporary diced calf,

sympathetically rebacked in richly gilt calf with a red leather label,

covers rubbed at extremities, a good copy, small 4to, R.Faulder

and T.Egerton, 1795. £200 - £300

Lot 707

707. Yorkshire.- Whitaker (Thomas Dunham) lo i d i S a n d

el m e t e, engraved portrait and 41 plates, 1 coloured, occasional

spotting, mostly to margins, contemporary calf, gilt, rebacked,

corners bumped, rubbed, folio, Leeds and Wakefield, 1816.

£300 - £400

Lot 708

708. -. Whitaker (Thomas Dunham) an hi S t o ry o f ri C h m o n d S h i r e

in t h e no rt h ri d i n g o f t h e Co u n t y o f yo r K, 2 vol., 45 engraved

plates and plans, 22 after J.M.W. Turner, 3 hand-coloured,

genealogical tables, most folding, vol. 2 signatures *4N-P present,

preliminaries water-stained or foxed, otherwise occasional foxing,

mostly to margins, some offsetting, bookplates to pastedowns,

modern half morocco, gilt, rubbed at extremities, folio, 1823.

£600 - £800

709. -. White (Walter) a mo n t h in yo r K S h i r e, firSt e d i t i o n,

folding map, occasional spotting, original blind-stamped cloth,

spine ends bumped, darkened and stained, 1858 § Taylor (John,

editor) The Illustrated Guide to Sheffield, advertisements, plates

and illustrations, lightly spotted, hinges weak, original cloth,

a little rubbed, Sheffield, 1879; and another, Sheffield, 8vo (3)

£80 - £120


Lot 710

710. Couch (Jonathan) a hi S t o ry o f t h e fi S h e S o f t h e britiSh

iS l a n d S, 4 vol., 250 colour-printed wood-engraved plates after

A.F.Lydon only (of 252, lacking plates 58 & 69, Bergylt and Bloch’s

Gurnard), occasional spotting, ex-library copy with ink stamp in

corner of plates, vol.4 with upper hinge broken, contemporary

half green morocco, t.e.g., rubbed, [Nissen ZBI 979], 8vo, 1877.

£300 - £400

711. Gosse (Philip Henry) om p h a l o S: an at t e m p t to un t i e t h e

ge o l o g i C a l Kn o t, firSt e d i t i o n, wood-engraved illustrations, 6 pp.

advertisements at end, ex-library copy with stamps to the base of

some pp., bookplate to pastedown, upper hinge broken, original

red and black cloth, spine faded, numbers at base, a little rubbed,

8vo, 1857. £200 - £300

Lot 712

712. Gosse (Philip Henry) aC t i n o l o g i a br i ta n n i C a. a hi S t o ry o f

t h e britiSh Se a-an e m o n e S a n d Co r a l S, firSt e d i t i o n, frontispiece

and 11 plates, all but one printed in colours by W.Dickes, tissue

guards, advertisement leaf at end, bookplate of E.Walter Greene

of Nether Hall, Suffolk, original cloth, gilt, very slight rubbing

at edges but an excellent copy, [Nissen ZBI 1641], 8vo, 1860.

£100 - £150

❦ Natural History and Sport

Lot 713

713. Hibberd (Shirley) ru S t i C ad o r n m e n t S f o r ho m e S o f ta S t e,

new edition, 4pp. advertisements, borders with floral adornments,

heightened in gilt, illustrations, light browning to margins, first

gathering loose, original blind-stamped decorative cloth, gilt,

spine darkened, spine ends and corners bumped, g.e., 4to, 1895.

£200 - £300

Lot 714

714. Houghton (Rev. William) britiSh fr e S h-wat e r fi S h e S, 2 vol.,

firSt e d i t i o n, half-titles, 40 wood-engraved plates only (of 41),

printed in colours and finished by hand, finger soiling to margins,

occasional spotting, although plates generally clean, a few plates

loose, a couple frayed at edges, original pictorial cloth, gilt, spines

darkened, covers marked and water-stained, frayed at extremities,

[W&S, supplement p.11], folio, [1879]. £400 - £600

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Lot 715

715. Jardine (Sir William) th e nat u r a l i S t’S li b r a ry.- Duncan

(James) en t o m o l o g y, 7 vol., 7 engraved portraits, 7 handcoloured

additional vignette titles and 222 engraved plates, all

but c.20 hand-coloured (most uncoloured plates in Bees volume,

of apparatus), 2 double-page, tissue guards, some vol. with

advertisement leaf at beginning, occasional foxing, a few leaves

becoming loose, original cloth, rubbed, spines faded, [Nissen ZBI

4708], 12mo, Edinburgh, 1840-44. £300 - £400

*** A complete set of the entomological volumes in the series,

comprising: Introduction to Entomology; Beetles; British

Butterflies; British Moths; Foreign Butteflies; Bees; Exotic Moths.

Lot 716

716. Jardine (Sir William) th e nat u r a l i S t’S li b r a ry.

Ornithology, vol.XIII: Nectariniadae, or Sun-Birds, firSt e d i t i o n,

engraved portrait, hand-coloured additional vignette title and 30

hand-coloured plates, tissue guards, occasional foxing, original

cloth, unopened, slightly rubbed, spine faded, [Nissen IVB 471 &

ZBI 4708], 12mo, Edinburgh, 1843. £100 - £150

Lot 717

717. Kelson (George M.) th e Sa l m o n fly : ho w to dr e S S it

a n d ho w to uSe it, half-title with portrait of author verso, 8

chromolithographed plates with tissue guards, illustrations, some

full-page, 45pp. advertisements at end and 1p. at beginning,

occasional spotting, original maroon pictorial cloth, gilt,

spine faded, spine ends and corners a lttle frayed or rubbed,

t.e.g., [Heckscher 1150; Petit 1302], 4to, by the Author, 1895.

£300 - £400

718. Millar (George Henry) a ne w, Co m p l e t e, a n d un i v e r S a l

bo d y, o r Sy S t e m o f nat u r a l hi S t o ry, engraved frontispiece and

85 plates, a few trimmed at lower edge with loss of imprint, list

of subscribers at end, modern calf-backed marbled boards, folio,

[c.1785]. £180 - £220

719. Morris (Rev. Francis Orpen) a hi S t o ry o f britiSh

bu t t e r f l i e S, firSt e d i t i o n, 71 hand-coloured wood-engraved

plates and one plain double-page plate of apparatus, the latter

lightly foxed, otherwise plates clean, old ink inscription on front

free endpaper and bookplate of John Herbert Secker, contemporary

burgundy morocco, gilt, g.e., spine a little rubbed and faded,

[Nissen ZBI 2892], 8vo, 1853. £150 - £200

Lot 720

720. Morris (Rev. Francis Orpen) a hi S t o ry o f britiSh bi r d S,

8 vol., 358 coloured plates, some becoming loose, plate-guards,

original decorative cloth, gilt, spines browned, ends a little frayed,

covers a little faded, t.e.g., 8vo [1888]. £250 - £350


721. Morris (Rev. Francis Orpen) a hi S t o ry o f britiSh

bu t t e r f l i e S, ninth edition, colour wood-engraved plates,

occasional spotting, upper hinge weak, original pictorial cloth,

gilt, spine darkened, spine ends bumped, 8vo, 1904. £75 - £100

Lot 722

722. Perry (George) Co n C h o l o g y, o r t h e nat u r a l hi S t o ry o f

Sh e l l S, firSt e d i t i o n, half-title, 61 hand-coloured engraved plates,

half-title extensively repaired, ex-library copy with ink stamp to

title and a few other preliminary text ff. and with smaller ink stamp

to c.34 plates, just within printed border of each, 3 further plates

with ink stamp in margin, a few short marginal tears, some spotting

and finger-marking, modern calf-backed marbled boards, [Nissen

3134], folio, [1811]. £1,200 - £1,400

Lot 723

723. Salomonsen (Finn) gr ø n l a n d S fu g l e. th e bi r d S o f

gr e e n l a n d, 3 vol., colour plates by Gitz-Johansen, folding

colour map, contemporary vellum-backed boards, roan spine

labels, original wrappers bound in, slightly rubbed, small folio,

Copenhagen, [1950-51]. £150 - £200

724. Sowerby (G.B.) il l u S t r at e d in d e x o f britiSh Sh e l l S, 24

hand-coloured engraved plates, tissue-guards, hinges weak,

original cloth, spine darkened, a little rubbed, 1859 § Brown (Capt.

Thomas) Illustrations of the Land and Fresh Water Conchology

of Great Britain and Ireland, first edition, 27 lithographed plates,

tissue-guards, original blind-stamped cloth, spine gilt, [Nissen

611], 1845, 8vo (2) £200 - £300

Lot 725

725. Step (Edward) fav o u r i t e fl o w e r S o f ga r d e n a n d

gr e e n h o u S e, 4 vol., half-titles, 316 chromolithographed plates,

tissue guards, occasional light foxing to text, plates generally in

excellent condition, original pictorial cloth, tile, a little rubbed

but generally good, 8vo, London & New York, 1896-1897.

£500 - £700

726. Thorburn (Archibald) britiSh bi r d S, 4 vol., new edition,

colour plates by the author, occasional light foxing or browning to

margins, original cloth, dust-jackets, spines darkened, chipped and

torn at head, 8vo, 1925-26. £100 - £150

727. Thornton (Robert John) te m p l e o f fl o r a, edited by Geoffrey

Grigson, bibliography by Handasyde Buchanan, 36 plates, 12

coloured, tissue guards, original half cloth, dust-jacket, chipped

and torn at base and head, rubbed, folio, 1951. £150 - £200

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Lot 728

728. White (Gilbert) th e nat u r a l hi S t o ry a n d an t i q u i t i e S o f

Se l b o u r n e, e x t r a-i l l u S t r at e d w i t h 20 f i n e p e n a n d i n K v i e wS o n

16 S h e e t S b y wa lt e r Co o p e r de n d y, wood-engraved illustrations,

contemporary red half morocco, gilt, rubbed, g.e., 8vo, [c.1840].

£400 - £600

*** Dendy was a President of the Medical Society of London. He

published a treatise on dreams and spectral manifestations in 1841

entitled Philosophy of Mystery, amongst a number of other works,

often illustrated by himself.

Lot 729

729. Wood (William) in d e x te S ta C e o l o g i C u S; o r a Cata l o g u e o f

Sh e l l S, britiSh a n d fo r e i g n..., 3 vol. in 1 including Supplement

and list of plates, second edition, 46 hand-coloured engraved

plates, some light offsetting, bookplate of Frances Mary Richardson

Currer, nineteenth century calf, by J.Mackenzie, spine gilt, slightly

rubbed and faded, [Nissen ZBI 4459], 8vo, 1828-29. £200 - £300

*** Including the scarce list of plates which was issued separately

in 1829.

en d o f Sa l e


CONDITIONS OF SALE AND BUSINESS

these conditions of sale and Business constitute the contract

between Bloomsbury auctions (the “auctioneer”) and the

seller, on the one hand, and the buyer on the other. By bidding

at the auction, you agree to be bound by these terms.

inFORMatiOn FOR BUyeRs

1. introduction.

The following informative notes are intended to assist Buyers,

particularly those inexperienced or new to our salerooms. All sales

are conducted on our printed Conditions of Sale which are readily

available for inspection and normally accompany catalogues. Our

staff will be happy to help you if there is anything you do not fully

understand.

2. agency.

As auctioneers we usually contract as agents for the seller whose

identity, for reasons of confidentiality, is not normally disclosed.

Accordingly if you buy your primary contract is with the seller.

3. estimates.

Estimates are designed to help buyers gauge what sort of sum

might be involved for the purchase of a particular lot. The lower

estimate may represent the reserve price and certainly will not

be below it. Estimates do not include the Buyer’s Premium or VAT

(where chargeable). Estimates are prepared some time before the

sale and may be altered by announcement before the sale. They are

in no sense definitive.

4. Buyer’s Premium.

The Buyer agrees to pay a buyer’s premiumon the hammer price of

each lot purchased. The buyer’s premium is 22% (26.4% including

VAT) of the hammer price on each lot up to and including

£300,000 plus 12% (14.4% including VAT) for any amount in excess

of £300,000.

5. vat. (*)

indicates that VAT is payable by the purchaser at the standard rate

(presently 20%) on the hammer price as well as being an element in

the buyer’s premium. This imposition of VAT is likely to be because

the seller is registered for VAT within the European Union and is not

operating the Dealers Margin Scheme or because VAT is due at 20%

on importation into the UK. The double symbol (**) indicates that

the lot has been imported from outside the European Union and

the present position is that these lots are liable to a reduced rate of

VAT (5%) on the gross lot price (i.e. both the hammer price and the

buyer’s premium). Lots which appear without either of the above

symbols indicate that no VAT is payable on the hammer price. This

is because such lots are sold using the Auctioneers’ Margin Scheme

and it should be noted that the VAT included within the Premium is

not recoverable as input tax.

6. Descriptions and conditions.

Condition reports are provided on our web site or upon request.

The absence of a report does not imply that a lot is without

imperfections. The detail in a report will reflect the estimated

value of the lot, and large numbers of such requests received

shortly before the sale may not receive a response to all lots.

Members of staff are not trained restorers or conservators and,

particularly for higher value lots, you should obtain an opinion

from such a professional. We recommend that you always view

a lot in person.

We are, primarily, agents for the seller. We are dependent on

information provided by the seller and whilst we may inspect lots

and act reasonably in taking a general view about them we are

normally unable to carry out a detailed or any examination of lots

in order to ascertain their condition in the way in which it would be

wise for a buyer to do. Intending buyers have ample opportunity

for inspection of goods and, therefore, accept responsibility for

inspecting and investigating lots in which they may be interested.

Please note carefully the exclusion of liability for the condition of

lots contained in the Conditions of Sale. Neither the seller nor we,

as the auctioneers, accept any responsibility for their condition. In

particular, mechanical objects of any age are not guaranteed to be

in working order. however, in so far as we have examined the goods

and make a representation about their condition, we shall be liable

for any defect which that examination ought to have revealed to

the auctioneer but which would not have been revealed to the

buyer had the buyer examined the goods. Additionally, in specified

circumstances lots misdescribed because they are ‘deliberate

forgeries’ may be returned and repayment made. There is a 3 week

time limit. (The expression ‘deliberate forgery’ is defined in our

Conditions of Sale).

7. electrical goods.

These are sold as ‘antiques’ only and if bought for use must be

checked over for compliance with safety regulations by a qualified

electrician first.

8. export of goods.

Buyers intending to export goods should ascertain (a) whether

an export licence is required and (b) whether there is any specific

prohibition on importing goods of that character because, e.g.

they may contain prohibited materials such as ivory. Ask us if you

need help.

9. Bidding.

Bidders may be required to register before the sale commences and

lots will be invoiced to the name and address on the registration

form. Some form of identification may be required if you are

unknown to us. Please enquire in advance about our arrangements

for telephone bidding.

10. commission bidding.

Commission bids may be left with the auctioneers indicating the

maximum amount to be bid excluding buyers’ premium. They will be

executed as cheaply as possible having regard to the reserve (if any)

and competing bids. If two buyers submit identical commission bids

the auctioneers may prefer the first bid received. Please enquire in

advance about our arrangements for the leaving of commission bids

by telephone or FAX.


11. Methods of Payment.

Any cheques tendered will need to be cleared before removal of

the goods is permitted. The following methods of payment are

acceptable:

Sterling cheque to be drawn on a UK bank and made payable

to ‘Bloomsbury Auctions’. It will be necessary to allow at least

five working days for the cheque to clear before collecting your

purchases.

Bank transfer. All transfers must state the relevant sale number,

lot number and your bid / paddle number. If transferring from a

foreign currency, the amount we receive must be the total due in

pounds sterling (after currency conversion and the deduction of

any bank charges). Our bank details can be found on the reverse

of your invoice or in the sale catalogue under ‘Important Notices’

Debit cards drawn on a UK bank. There is no additional charge for

purchases made with these cards. Debit cards drawn on an overseas

bank or deferred debit cards will be subject to a 3% surcharge.

Sterling cash payments of up to £12,000 and debit cards payments

can be made at the Cashier’s Office, either during or after the sale.

12. collection and storage.

Please note what the Conditions of Sale state about collection

and storage. It is important that goods are paid for and

collected promptly. Any delay may involve the buyer in paying

storage charges.

13. Droit de suite royalty charges.

From 1st January 2012 all UK art market professionals (which

includes but is not limited to; auctioneers, dealers, galleries, agents

and other intermediaries)are required to collect a royalty payment

for all works of art that have been produced by qualifying artists

each time a work is re-sold during the artist’s lifetime and for a

period up to 70 years following the artists death.

It is entirely the responsibility of the buyer to acquaint himself with

the precise EURO to UK Sterling exchange rate on the day of the

sale in this regard, and the auctioneer accepts no responsibility

whatsoever if the qualifying rate is different to the rate indicated.

All items in this catalogue that are marked with δ are potentially

qualifying items, and the royalty charge will be applied if the

hammer price achieved is more than the UK sterling equivalent of

EURO 1,000.The royalty charge will be added to all relevant buyers’

invoices, and must be paid before items can be cleared. All royalty

charges are passed on to the Design and Artists Copyright Society

(‘DACS’), no handling costs or additional fees with respect to these

charges will be retained by the auctioneers.

The royalty charge that will be applied to qualifying items which

achieve a hammer price of more than the UK sterling equivalent of

EURO 1,000, but less than the UK sterling equivalent of EURO 50,000

is 4%. For qualifying items that sell for more than the UK sterling

equivalent of EURO 50,000 a sliding scale of royalty charges will apply

– for a complete list of the royalty charges and threshold levels, please

see www.dacs.org.uk. There is no VAT payable on this royalty charge.

teRMs OF cOnsiGnMent FOR selleRs

1. interpretation.

In these Terms the words ‘you’, ‘yours’, etc. refer to the Seller and if the

consignment of goods to us is made by an agent we assume that

the Seller has authorised the consignment and that the consignor

has the Seller’s authority to contract. Similarly the words ‘we’, ‘us’, etc.

refer to the Auctioneers.

2. commission

Commission is charged to sellers at the following rates:- please

enquire at our salerooms.

3. Removal costs.

Items for sale must be consigned to the sale room by any stated

deadline and at your expense. We may be able to assist you with

this process but any liability incurred to a carrier for haulage charges

is solely your responsibility.

4. loss and damage of goods.

(a) Bloomsbury Auctions is not authorised by the FSA to provide

insurance to it’s clients, and does not do so. however Bloomsbury

Auctions for it’s own protection, assumes liability for property

consigned to it at the lower pre-sale estimate until the hammer falls.

To justify accepting liablilty, Bloomsbury Auctions makes a charge of

1.5% of the hammer price plus VAT, subject to a minmum charge of

£1.50, or if unsold 1.5% of our lower estimate. The liability assumed by

Bloomsbury Auctions shall be limited to the lower pre-sale estimate

or the hammer price if the lot is sold.

(b) If the owner of the goods consigned instructs us in writng not to take

such action, the goods then remain entirely at the owners risk unless and

until the property in them passes to the Buyer or they are collected by or

on behalf of the owner, and clause 4 (a) is inapplicable le

5. illustrations.

The cost of any illustrations is borne by you. If we consider that the

Lot should be illustrated your permission will be asked first. The

copyright in respect of such illustrations shall be the property of us,

the auctioneers, as is the text of the catalogue.

6. Minimum bids and our discretion.

goods will normally be offered subject to a reserve agreed between

us before the sale in accordance with clause 7. We may sell Lots

below the reserve provided we account to you for the same sale

proceeds as you would have received had the reserve been the

hammer price. If you specifically give us a “discretion” we may accept

a bid of up to 10% below the formal reserve.

7. Reserves.

(a) You are entitled to place prior to the auction a reserve on any lot

consigned, being the minimum hammer price at which that lot may

be sold. Reserves must be reasonable and we may decline to offer

goods which in our opinion would be subject to an unreasonably

high reserve (in which case goods carry the storage and insurance

charges stipulated in these Terms of Consignment).

(b) A reserve once set cannot be changed except with our consent.

(c) Where a reserve has been placed only we may bid on your behalf

and only up to the reserve (if any) and you may in no circumstances

bid personally.


8. electrical items.

These are subject to detailed statutory safety controls. Where such

items are accepted for sale you accept responsibility for the cost of

testing by external contractors. goods not certified as safe by an

electrician (unless antiques) will not be accepted for sale. They must

be removed at your expense on your being notified. We reserve the

right to dispose of unsafe goods as refuse, at your expense.

9. soft furnishings.

The sale of soft furnishings is strictly regulated by statute law in the

interests of fire safety. goods found to infringe safety regulations will

not be offered and must be removed at your expense. We reserve

the right to dispose of unsafe goods as refuse, at your expense.

The rights of disposal referred to in clause 8 and 9 are subject to the

provisions of The Torts (Interference with goods) Act 1977, Schedule

1, a copy of which is available for inspection on request

10. Descriptions.

Please assist us with accurate information as to the provenance

etc. of goods where this is relevant. There is strict liability for the

accuracy of descriptions under modern consumer legislation and

in some circumstances responsibility lies with sellers if inaccuracies

occur. We will assume that you have approved the catalogue

description of your lots unless informed to the contrary. Where

we are obliged to return the price to the buyer when the lot is a

deliberate forgery under Condition 15 of the Conditions of Sale and

we have accounted to you for the proceeds of sale you agree to

reimburse us the sale proceeds.

11. Unsold and withdrawn items.

If an item is unsold it may with your consent be re-offered at

a future sale. Where in our opinion an item is unsaleable you

must collect such items from the saleroom promptly on being

so informed. Otherwise, storage charges may be incurred. We

reserve the right to charge for storage in these circumstances at a

reasonable daily rate.

12. Withdrawn and bought in items.

These are liable to incur a charge of 15% commission, 1.5 % Loss

and Damage Warranty and any other costs incurred including but

not limited to illustration and restoration fees all of these charges

being subject to VAT on being bought in or withdrawn after being

catalogued.

13. conditions of sale.

You agree that all goods will be sold on our Conditions of Sale. In

particular you undertake that you have the right to sell the goods

either as owner or agent for the owner. You undertake to compensate

us and any buyer or third party for all losses liabilities and expenses

incurred in respect of and as a result of any breach of this undertaking.

We will also, at our discretion, and as far as practicable, confirm that

an item consigned for sale does not appear on the Art Loss register,

which is administered by an independent third party.

14. authority to deduct commission and expenses and retain

premium and interest.

(a) You authorise us to deduct commission at the stated rate and

all expenses incurred for your account from the hammer price and

consent to our right to retain beneficially the premium paid by the

buyer in accordance with our Conditions of Sale and any interest

earned on the sale proceeds until the date of settlement.

(b) You authorise us in our discretion to negotiate a sale by private

treaty not later than the close of business 48 hours after the day of

sale in the case of lots unsold at auction, in which case the same

charges will be payable as if such lots had been sold at auction and

so far as appropriate these Terms apply

15. Warehousing.

We disclaim all liability for goods delivered to our saleroom without

sufficient sale instructions and reserve the right to make minimum

warehousing charge of £10 per lot per day. Unsold lots are subject

to the same charges if you do not remove them within a reasonable

time of notification. If not removed within three weeks we reserve the

right to sell them and defray charges from any net proceeds of sale or

at your expense to consign them to the local authority for disposal.

16. settlement.

After sale settlement of the net sum due to you normally takes place

within 28 days of the sale (by crossed cheque to the seller) unless

the buyer has not paid for the goods. In this case no settlement will

then be made but we will take your instructions in the light of our

Conditions of Sale. You authorise any sums owed by you to us on

other transactions to be deducted from the sale proceeds. You must

note the liability to reimburse the proceeds of sale to us as under

the circumstances provided for in Condition 10 above. You should

therefore bear this potential liability in mind before parting with the

proceeds of sale until the expiry of 28 days from the date of sale.

cOnDitiOns OF sale

Bloomsbury Auctions carries on business with bidders, buyers and

all those present in the auction room prior to or in connection with

a sale on the following general Conditions and on such other terms,

conditions and notices as may be referred to herein.

1. Definitions.

In these Conditions:

(a) “auctioneer” means the firm of Bloomsbury Auctions or its

authorised auctioneer, as appropriate;

(b) “deliberate forgery” means an imitation made with the intention

of deceiving as to authorship, origin, date, age, period, culture or