Miscellaneous - US Auction #5 Results
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[Adam LANGLANDS (designer, fabricator, retailer)].
The Shadowrock Book Block.
this example is for sale, but I will also be happy to take orders for additional book blocks as required.
THE MAGI. - [Unidentified British Engraver].
Original engraved wood printing-block featuring the Three Wise Men, their gifts to the new-born Christ in their hands.
probably for use in a Chapbook or Children's book
BEES. – ‘LEE’, possibly J.LEE, engraver.
Original engraved wood printing-block featuring a father, seated beside a bee skep, explaining to his son about bees.
signed in the block ‘Lee’ (in reverse).
ALPHABET. Letter ‘R’. - ‘W. THOMAS’, possibly W. T. THOMAS (1830-1900, engraver).
Original engraved wood printing-block featuring a miscellany of 8 subjects on a single block, possibly illustrating the letter ‘R’
a rose, a raft, a razor and a reel, a rat, a rabbit, a ring, a ruff and reeds.
ARMORIAL BOOKPLATE. - [19th-century English School, engraver]
Original woodblock for the Rev. the Hon. Stephen Willoughby Lawley's bookplate, dated 1861
George DU MAURIER (1834-1896, artist). – Thomas ROBINSON (1806-1885, engraver).
Original engraved wooden printing block with manuscript titling to one side “Our Brilliant Failure / 1865 / G. du Maurier”