Auction 10.07.1991

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 10.07.1991

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Fraser (Claud Lovat) -- De la Mare (Walter): The Old Men, A.T.Stevens for...

Fraser (Claud Lovat) -- De la Mare (Walter): The Old Men, A.T.Stevens for Flying Fame, [n.d. but 1913][Millard 29] -- Hodgson (Ralph): The Gypsy Girl, [n.d. but 1913][Millard 35] -- Fraser (Claud Lovat): The Wind, [n.d. but 1913][Millard 44]; The Blind Fiddler's Dog, [n.d. but 1913][Millard 56

Lot #: 187

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Fraser (Claud Lovat): A group of four colour-printed and varnished prints...

Fraser (Claud Lovat): A group of four colour-printed and varnished prints on card from the 'Decoy' Press, (each 7.2 x 6 inches), [published by the 'Decoy Press', i.e. Curwen Press], 1919, each with a cloth and metal ring pasted onto the verso to facilitate wall-hanging; together with a two-part

Lot #: 189

Estimate: £180 - £250

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Fraser (Claud Lovat): Nursery Rhymes with pictures by... Fraser, 4to., T.C...

Fraser (Claud Lovat): Nursery Rhymes with pictures by... Fraser, 4to., T.C. & E.C.Jack, [n.d. but 1919][Millard 157], colour-printed title, 23 illustrations in colour, 64 decorations in black and white, all by Fraser, original cloth-backed boards (upper cover very lightly soiled), dust-jacket, later

Lot #: 190

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Fraser (Claud Lovat) -- [Millard (Christopher)]: The Printed Work of Claud...

Fraser (Claud Lovat) -- [Millard (Christopher)]: The Printed Work of Claud Lovat Fraser, number 118 of 275 copies signed by Millard, 8vo, Henry Danielson, 1923, portrait frontispiece, four plates, one coloured and mounted, original cloth-backed boards (very slightly soiled

Lot #: 197

Estimate: £70 - £100

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Beardsley (Aubrey) -- Pope (Alexander): The Rape of the Lock, 4to, Leonard...

Beardsley (Aubrey) -- Pope (Alexander): The Rape of the Lock, 4to, Leonard Smithers, 1896, seven wood-engraved plates and two illustrations after Beardsley, (light spotting), original turquoise cloth with gilt design after Beardsley on upper cover (rubbed) -- Crane (Walter): The Baby's Opera, first

Lot #: 198

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Beardsley (Aubrey) and Oscar Wilde: Salome, newly translated by R.A...

Beardsley (Aubrey) and Oscar Wilde: Salome, newly translated by R.A. Walker, 8vo, Heinemann at the Curwen Press, 1957, plates and illustrations by Beardsley, modern black morocco by Hatchards, g.e

Lot #: 200

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Blake (William): Songs of Innocence, number 41 of 50 facsimile copies, 4to...

Blake (William): Songs of Innocence, number 41 of 50 facsimile copies, 4to, [William Muir, 1884] ; Songs of Experience, number 22 of 50 facsimile copies, 4to, [William Muir, 1885], together 2 vols., outlines drawn and coloured by hand, original wrappers (rebacked, ex library), modern slipcases. (2

Lot #: 202

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Careless (John, pseudonym ): The Old English Squire, 8vo, for Thomas...

Careless (John, pseudonym ): The Old English Squire, 8vo, for Thomas M'Lean, 1811 [Abbey Life 387], large paper copy, hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece and 23 plates (slightly soiled), contemporary half-morocco (rubbed

Lot #: 203

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Clarke (Harry, illustrator ) -- Algernon Charles Swinburne: Selected Poems...

Clarke (Harry, illustrator ) -- Algernon Charles Swinburne: Selected Poems, 8vo, [1928], inscribed by Harry Clarke on front blank ' to my friend W.H. Blackburn' , 10 engraved plates by the artist, each signed and dated 1929 in pencil, illustrations, several initialled, original purple cloth, gilt

Lot #: 204

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Cruikshank (George) and David Carey: Life in Paris, 8vo, 1822, aquatint...

Cruikshank (George) and David Carey: Life in Paris, 8vo, 1822, aquatint frontispiece, 20 plates and wood-engraved illustrations by Cruikshank (occasional light soiling), later burgundy morocco by Zaehnsdorf, covers with double gilt fillet borders, spine gilt in six compartments, raised bands, gilt

Lot #: 205

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Cruikshank (George) and Rudolph Erich Raspe: The Travels and Surprising...

Cruikshank (George) and Rudolph Erich Raspe: The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen, 8vo, William Tegg, 1869, 37 hand-coloured engraved plates by George Cruikshank, (occasional light spotting), original blue cloth, gilt (lightly rubbed), g.e.; Munchausen at Walcheren, 12mo, for J

Lot #: 206

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Detmold (E.J.): Twenty-Four Nature Pictures , number 195 of 500 sets of...

Detmold (E.J.): Twenty-Four Nature Pictures , number 195 of 500 sets of First Proofs signed by the artist, lge. folio, [n.d.], 24 mounted coloured plates by Detmold, unbound as issued in original half cloth portfolio (flaps lacking, rubbed

Lot #: 207

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Dulac (Edmund, illustrator ): A Fairy Garland, number 60 of 1000 copies...

Dulac (Edmund, illustrator ): A Fairy Garland, number 60 of 1000 copies signed by the artist, 4to, [1928], 12 coloured plates by Dulac, original vellum-backed boards (spine soiled), t.e.g. -- Chesterton (G.K.): The Collected Poems, number 324 of 350 copies signed by the author, 4to, [1927] (light

Lot #: 208

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Fore-edge Painting -- Campbell (Thomas): Gertrude of Wyoming, sixth...

Fore-edge Painting -- Campbell (Thomas): Gertrude of Wyoming, sixth edition, 12mo., 1816 (light soiling and browning), contemporary calf by F. Brown of Durham (with his ticket), upper cover with a pen and ink drawing of a collegiate building in the main panel, the lower cover with a river scene

Lot #: 209

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Fore-edge Paintings -- Burns (Robert): The Poetical Works, 2 vols., 8vo...

Fore-edge Paintings -- Burns (Robert): The Poetical Works, 2 vols., 8vo, William Pickering, 1839, engraved frontispiece, contemporary green morocco by Hayday (upper cover of vol. II lightly stained), g.e., red morocco bookplate of Robert P. Oreck; with two fore-edge paintings of Edinburgh by Martin

Lot #: 210

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Heraldry -- An album, elephant folio, with brass plaque on upper cover...

Heraldry -- An album, elephant folio, with brass plaque on upper cover inscribed: ' The Armorial Bearings of Noblemen and British Commoners Engraved by T. Culleton London ', with the hand-coloured coat-of-arms of John Dawson of Newmarket on opening page, followed by a collection of mounted embossed

Lot #: 212

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Lang (Andrew, translator): Aucassin and Nicolette, number 17 of 63 copies...

Lang (Andrew, translator): Aucassin and Nicolette, number 17 of 63 copies on Japanese paper signed by the publisher, 8vo, David Nutt, 1887, etched frontispiece in two states by Jacomb Hood, wood-engraved surround to additional title, and two illustrations, contemporary turquoise morocco by

Lot #: 213

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Martin (John): Illustrations of the Bible, folio (265 x 355mm), Charles...

Martin (John): Illustrations of the Bible, folio (265 x 355mm), Charles Tilt, 1839[cf.Ray 70A (1838 edition)], 30 mezzotint plates by Martin (occasional light spotting or soiling, 1 text leaf with clean tear at inner margin inoffensively repaired with adhesive tape), modern half-morocco

Lot #: 213 A

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Nicholson (William) and Rudyard Kipling: An Almanac of Twelve Sports...

Nicholson (William) and Rudyard Kipling: An Almanac of Twelve Sports, Library Edition printed on japanese vellum, lge. 4to, 1897, 12 coloured lithographed plates by Nicholson, original vellum-backed pictorial boards (lightly spotted, corners bumped

Lot #: 214

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Rackham (Arthur) -- Grimm (Jakob Ludwig and Wilhelm Karl): The Fairy Tales...

Rackham (Arthur) -- Grimm (Jakob Ludwig and Wilhelm Karl): The Fairy Tales, number 616 of 750 copies signed by the artist, lge. 4to, 1909, 40 mounted coloured plates, illustrations by Rackham, original vellum, gilt (rubbed, ties lacking), t.e.g

Lot #: 215

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Ricketts (Charles) -- Shaw (George Bernard): Saint Joan, limited to 750...

Ricketts (Charles) -- Shaw (George Bernard): Saint Joan, limited to 750 copies, folio, [1924], 16 mounted coloured plates by Ricketts, original cloth-backed boards, t.e.g. -- Warren (John Leicester, Lord de Tabley): Poems, Lyrical and Dramatic, limited to 600 copies, 1893, six engraved plates by

Lot #: 216

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Robinson (W. Heath): Some 'Frightful' War Pictures , folio, [1915], title...

Robinson (W. Heath): Some 'Frightful' War Pictures , folio, [1915], title, 24 plates, illustrations, by Robinson, original cloth-backed pictorial boards, dust-jacket (slightly torn

Lot #: 217

Estimate: £50 - £80

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Rowlandson (Thomas, illustrator ): The Dance of Death, vols. I-II only...

Rowlandson (Thomas, illustrator ): The Dance of Death, vols. I-II only, 8vo, R. Ackermann, 1815-16, hand-coloured aquatint frontispiece, title, and 71 plates only (of 72) by Rowlandson (occasional light damp-staining and soiling to text), contemporary tree calf, gilt (stained), g.e. (2

Lot #: 218

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Shaw (George Bernard), G.K. Chesterton and other contributors : Memorial...

Shaw (George Bernard), G.K. Chesterton and other contributors : Memorial Souvenir of the Shakespeare Ball Held at the Albert Hall, folio, [1911], mounted plates of members of the aristocracy in Shakespearean costume, most photographic, some coloured, including Vita Sackville-West as a member of

Lot #: 219

Estimate: £10 - £100

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Tanner (Heather and Robin): Woodland Plants, 2 vols., number 18 of 50...

Tanner (Heather and Robin): Woodland Plants, 2 vols., number 18 of 50 copies signed by the authors, 4to, 1981, etched plate signed in pencil by Robin Tanner, numerous illustrations, original burgundy morocco, t.e.g., original cloth slip case with extra suite of plates unbound as issued in original

Lot #: 220

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Thornton (Alfred): Don Juan, 2 vols., 8vo, 1821-22, 31 hand-coloured...

Thornton (Alfred): Don Juan, 2 vols., 8vo, 1821-22, 31 hand-coloured aquatint plates, later morocco by Riviere, covers with triple gilt fillet borders, spine gilt in six compartments with raised bands, gilt inner dentelles, t.e.g. (2

Lot #: 221

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Binding, Dutch 17th Century -- Marot (Clement) and Théodore de Bèze: Les...

Binding, Dutch 17th Century -- Marot (Clement) and Théodore de Bèze: Les Psaumes de David Mises en Rime Françoise, 8vo, La Rochelle, chez Iacob Mancel, 1657 [see Brunet III 1465], engraved additional title (spotted and soiled at margin), contemporary tortoiseshell, with mounted Dutch white metal

Lot #: 223

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Binding, Italian 17th Century -- Canon Missae et Praefationes Aliaq, folio...

Binding, Italian 17th Century -- Canon Missae et Praefationes Aliaq, folio, Rome, sumptibus Iacobi de Vecchiis, 1679, engraved title (some browning and occasional spotting, several leaves repaired at lower margins), contemporary morocco, covers ruled and tooled in gilt with floral and foliate

Lot #: 224

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Breton (André) and Paul Eluard: Notes sur la Poésie, sm. 4to, Paris...

Breton (André) and Paul Eluard: Notes sur la Poésie, sm. 4to, Paris, G.L.M., 1936, folding frontispiece by Salvador Dali, original wrappers (slightly soiled, spine chipped) -- Eluard (Paul): Les Yeux Fertiles, number 1300 of 1500 copies, 8vo, Paris, G.L.M., 1936, five plates by Pablo Picasso

Lot #: 225

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 10 Jul 1991

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Cocteau (Jean) and Jean Genet: La Querelle de Brest, number 138 of 460...

Cocteau (Jean) and Jean Genet: La Querelle de Brest, number 138 of 460 copies on vélin à la forme, lge. 4to, [1947], 27 wood-engraved plates by Cocteau (occasional light spotting), original pale green wrappers, matching card portfolio (spotted), ties

Lot #: 226

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 10 Jul 1991