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US Auction #2 - All Lots
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Vincent DRENNAN (1902-1983?).
Original artwork: an assembled album “Seeking Reality of True Love, Each Tear has the Beauty of a Star”.
Unsold in sale number 1: quite a substantial collection of the artist's work, displaying the use of various techniques, here gathered ino a single very attrecative…
Daniel DEFOE as a bankrupt. – LONDON GAZETTE official notification
'The London Gazette', number 4246, 'From Thursday July 18. to Monday July 22. 1706'
Rare piece of Defoe-iana.
MANUSCRIPT MUSIC. - F.S. SQUIRE (artist/compilor)
A Victorian illustrated manuscript musical common-place book.
A beautifully produced piece of High Victoriana.
POETRY - Eugenie Du Maurier MEREDITH
One-off book, with typescript title ‘Roses and Rue / Eugenie Du Maurier Meredith / 1927’.
U.S. CARD GAME. – W. & S.B. IVES (manufacturers).
[The Game of Trades.]
Unsold in sale #1: rare and fun - worth a second look.
CARD GAME. - Wilmarth Sheldon LEWIS (1895-1979). – Horace WALPOLE (1717-1797).
The Impenetrable Secret probably invented by Horace Walpole. An explanation of the Secret ... Note on the Original by W.S. Lewis.
unsold on sale number 1 - unusal and beautiful: a good combination worth a second look
NEW YORK CITY. - H. BOLLMANN (cartographer). – PICTORIAL MAPS Inc. (publishers).
New York Map Guide. Picture Map in Full Color.
unsold in sale #1 - rather like the London Underground map, this image of New York City is heading for Iconic Status and is worth a second look
Wall Map of GUILFORD, Ct. – H. IRVINE (surveyor). – Richard CLARK (publisher).
Map of the Town of Guilford New Haven County Connecticut. From Actual Survey by H. Irvine, surveyor. Published by Richard Clark
Unsold in sale #1 - the best early large scale map of this beautiful New England town, and worth offering again: essentialif you live inthe area
TELECOMMUNICATIONS Incunable. - A.H. KELLOGG (printer and publisher).
The New York & New Jersey Telephone Company ... List of Subscribers connected Nov. 16, 1885.
Unsold in sale #1. Very early, very rare and very cheap when compared to the 1st telephone book ($170,500): worth trying again.
President Dwight D. EISENHOWER (1890-1969). - Roald DAHL (1916-1990).
The Gremlins. From the Walt Disney Production. A Royal Air Force Story. By Flight Lieutenant Roald Dahl.
Unsold in sale #1: poor copy of a very rare book, by a highly colectable author + signed by General Eisenhower. What's not to like? Oh yeah - a poor copy…
Roald DAHL (1916-1990)
Over to You. 10 Stories of Flyers and Flying.
Unsold in the 1st sale: Dahl's first book for adults with stories drawn from his experiences in the RAF during WWII.
Oscar WILDE (1854-1900). – Joanna ISLES (1954-2011).
["The Selfish Giant"] original artwork + 1st US edition of the published book].
unsold in the 1st sale: worth a second look.
Robert CRAWFORD (artist) & Leigh W. RUTLEDGE.
The Lighthouse, the Cat, and the Sea. A Tropical Tale. - inscribed book + original artwork
Unsold in 1st sale: exceptional image by a highly talented contemporary illustrator
John HEARTFIELD (1891-1968, designer).
An inscribed progress proof of Heartfield’s design for the dust-jacket of ‘Europe in Bondage Edited by by John Armitage’
"To Be Young, Gifted amd Black". - Lorraine HANSBERRY (1930-1965).
The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window. A drama in three acts. [Introduction by Robert Nemiroff Foreword by John Braine.]
Actor Paul Scofield's copy - inexplicably unsold in the 1st sale.
"Dedication: To the Militant Young Blacks". - Hart LeRoi BIBBS (1930-1994).
Poly Rhythms to Freedom [ … second printing].
Unsold in the 1st sale: this presentation copy to the owners of the well-known Parisian hang-out "Chez Haynes" deserves a second outing.
Frederick DOUGLASS (1818-1895).
Frederick Douglass A Selection from his Writings compiled by John Welwood.
CHEROKEE author of "Green Grow the Lilacs". - Lynn RIGGS (1899-1954).
Limited to just 50 copies this is the rarest of Lynn Riggs’ separately printed works
HARVARD LAMPOON & ALGONQUIN ROUND TABLE. - Robert E. SHERWOOD
[Collection of books by Sherwood, presentation copies to his family, 12 titles. All but one inscribed by Sherwood]
An important collection of family presentation copies. Unsold in the 1st sale: a second chance with a reserve lowered slightly: this collection are/is ideal…
[William Hall DRIGGS (1847-1908)]. - Louis Labadie DRIGGS (1868-1942).
“Automatic Ordnance in the American Navy” 14pp. typescript
a survey and also a ‘sales-pitch’ for ‘the new gun invented by Commander W.H. Driggs … [which is] less complicated than any other semi-automatic gun'