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Lot 48

Margaret, Alice & Mary LINDSAY

Original illustrated manuscript 'Dark Baron Rolf. or a romance of the Middle Ages...'

'respectfully dedicated to the Lady Lindsay' ('To our darling Mother on her birthday ... New Year's Eve 1866')

Lot 49

Vice-Admiral Sir William A. Montagu (1785-1852). – Anonymous artist/calligrapher).

[H.M.S. Malabar]. Two original pen-and-ink menus executed by an unidentified ‘Private of Marines’, for Montagu

Naval rations?

Lot 51


[Original poetry by John Wodehouse fair-copied into an album, the album a gift from John Hopcraft]

gift inscription dated 'July 23 1823'

Lot 52

Hans RENOLD Ltd. – John Cecil SWIFT.

An album recalling the more-than 50-year career of J.C. Swift at Renolds, one highlight: a 1930’s Renold’s exhibition stand.

A pioneer of the use of scientific managment techniques in Great Britain

Lot 53


Prodromus Astrologicus: being an Astrological Discourse, of the effects of the great eclipse ... on Monday May 11th, 1724.

rare - 2 (or 3) copies listed

Lot 54

Henry (or Henri) de TERNANT (artist)

Original artwork to a 'view' booklet, titled “The North Coast of Devon Illustrated by Henry de Ternant."

Lot 55

ETON College, John NEWBOROUGH. - Eilhard LUBIN (1565 – 1621, compiler).

[Greek anthology of poetry, in Latin & Greek] Florilegium omnium veterum Graecorum poetarum epigrammatum in septem libros divisum

with Eton College bookplate from between 1690 and 1710.

Lot 57

MYANMAR (Burma), maps on cloth. – W.A. ROBERTSON (cartographer [?]).

[Pyin Oo Lwin or Pyin U Lwin ] “Maymyo rides / Scale: 4 inches = 1 mile”, colored printed map on cloth.

with three other maps, all on cloth, all of Myammar (Burma)

Lot 62

[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.

Lot 64

N.Y. School of Fine & Applied Arts [now PARSONS]. - Julia ANDERSON (artist).

“Fall Fashions for Women & Misses” - original artwork for a display


Lot 66


The Plays of William Shakespeare.

large paper issue and very rare.

Lot 67

ZAEHNSDORF Binders. - Jane AUSTEN (1775-1817).

The Novels of Jane Austen [Winchester Edition.]

bound in England for a US retailer

Lot 68

Ivy COMPTON-BURNETT (1884-1969)

[Eight works, all first editions].

Lot 73

IRISH FREEDOM Fighters. - Charles Glidden HAINES (1793–1825)

Memoir of Thomas Addis Emmet, by ... Haines; with a biographical notice of Mr. Haines.

In the original boards

Lot 76

G. W. PABST (director.). - Feodor CHALIAPIN, Sr. - Sir George ROBEY (1869-1954).

A series of passionate love letters from Robey, to his mistress, Blanche Littler, written whilst on location for 'Don Quixote'

22 of the letters (a total of 51 pages) also include information and opinions from Robey that relate the filming of the “Adventures of Don Quixote”, directed by…

Lot 78

[PEAR TREE PRESS]. - Edith C. GOODWIN (calligrapher and designer)

Manuscript calligraphic title "Inventory and Valuation of household furniture and effects", index, pagination and sub-headings

a prototype designed by, and with various calligraphic entries by Goodwin

Lot 80

[Naples & Pompeii] - Edmond DE BOURKE (1761-1821)

Notice Sur Les Ruines Les Plus Remarquables De Naples et de ses environs

rare on the market – the last copy listed as having sold at auction was in 1975

Lot 82


[SHIPS] Navigazione Generale Italiana of Genoa Postcard Album c.1930

Leather bound album containing seven postcard and one small photograph, together with fourteen loosely inserted postcards, some have travelled.

Lot 83

[INSCRIBED]. - "Maxwell KENTON" [pseudonym of Terry SOUTHERN & Mason HOFFENBERG]

Candy [together with:] Blue Movie by Terry Southern

Two paperbacks, both inscribed by Terry Southern

Lot 84

[PENMANSHIP]. - Charles Paxton ZANER (1864-1918, calligrapher & author).

Zaner’s Gems of Flourishing by C.P. Zaner… Designed to meet the needs of those seeking ... perfection in this beautiful art.


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