Auction 28.04.2000

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 28.04.2000

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ADDISON, Joseph. The Miscellaneous Works, in Verse and Prose, London: J...

ADDISON, Joseph. The Miscellaneous Works, in Verse and Prose, London: J. and R. Tonson, 1765. 4 volumes, 8°, engraved portrait, woodcut illustrations of medals, finely-bound in contemporary polished calf, covers with gilt border, spines gilt with green and orange morocco labels and classical urns

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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AESOP & Stephen GOODEN (illustrator). Fables translated by Sir Roger L...

AESOP & Stephen GOODEN (illustrator). Fables translated by Sir Roger L' Estrange Kt., London: George G. Harrap, 1936. 4°, engraved title and 11 plates by Stephen Gooden, initials, original pictorial vellum gilt, t.e.g., slipcase

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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AINSWORTH, William Harrison. [ Works, ] London: George Routledge, [n.d...

AINSWORTH, William Harrison. [ Works, ] London: George Routledge, [n.d.]. 16 volumes, 8°, wood-engraved frontispieces and plates (lightly browned), contemporary brown half calf, spines gilt (spines a little rubbed and lightly stained), t.e.g. (16

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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ALBUM -- An album containing original watercolours, drawings, poetry and...

ALBUM -- An album containing original watercolours, drawings, poetry and music, 19th-century, 4° (270 x 225mm.), in an elaborate blind-stamped black morocco binding, g.e

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £25 - £200

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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APULEIUS, Lucius. The Most Pleasant and Delectable Tale of the Marriage of...

APULEIUS, Lucius. The Most Pleasant and Delectable Tale of the Marriage of Cupid and Pysche , London: David Nutt, 1887. 8°, engraved frontispiece, one engraved plate, illustrations (light spotting to preliminaries), contemporary "fanfare" red morocco gilt by Riviere, the covers with elaborate

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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AQUILA, Antonius ab. Arabicae linguae novae, et methodicae institutiones...

AQUILA, Antonius ab. Arabicae linguae novae, et methodicae institutiones , Rome: Propaganda Fide, 1650. 8°, woodcut device on title, 3 folding tables (one defective, lacks at least 2 leaves of index, a few tears and stains), contemporary vellum (soiled). Mandement du Muphti, portant condamnation

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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ATHENAEUS. Dipnosophistarum, hoc est ergutè scitéq[ue] in conuiuio...

ATHENAEUS. Dipnosophistarum, hoc est ergutè scitéq[ue] in conuiuio differentum lib. XV , text in Greek, Basle: Joannes Walder, September 1535. 2°, printer's device on title and verso of last page, woodcut initials, with final blank (margins lightly waterstained throughout), late 16th/early

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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BADEN-POWELL OF GILWELL, Robert S. S. BADEN POWELL, 1st Baron. Aids to...

BADEN-POWELL OF GILWELL, Robert S. S. BADEN POWELL, 1st Baron. Aids to Scouting, for N. -C.Os. & Men, London: Gale & Polden, [1899]. 16° (120 x 92mm.), 5-pages of publisher's advertisements at end (occasional spotting), original red cloth (a few light stains

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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BERROW, Capel. A Lapse of Human Souls in a State of Pre-Existance, the Only...

BERROW, Capel. A Lapse of Human Souls in a State of Pre-Existance, the Only Original Sin , London: for J. Dodsley and others, 1766. 8°, engraved title (one or two light spots), contemporary red morocco, the covers with gilt gadrooned and roll-tooled border of fleurons, spine with raised bands and

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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Bibliothèque universelle des romans ... ouvrage périodique, Paris: 1775-89...

Bibliothèque universelle des romans ... ouvrage périodique, Paris: 1775-89, 1798-1803. 161 volumes only (of 168), 12° (later vols. affected by damp), contemporary calf-backed boards, spines with red morocco lettering-pieces and decorated in gilt (a few labels torn). Brunet I, 934. (151

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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BINDING -- Richard SHERLOCK. The Practical Christian: or, the Devout...

BINDING -- Richard SHERLOCK. The Practical Christian: or, the Devout Penitent ... The Fifth Edition, London: J. L. for Luke Meredith, 1699. 8°, engraved frontispiece (spotted and lightly browned throughout), finely-bound in elaborate contemporary red morocco gilt (spine and corners rubbed), armorial

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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BONNEVAL, Claude Alexandre, Comte de. Mémoires, Paris: 1806. 2 volumes, 8°...

BONNEVAL, Claude Alexandre, Comte de. Mémoires, Paris: 1806. 2 volumes, 8°, contemporary calf, spines gilt. With 74 other volumes of memoirs and historical works, published in 19th and 20th century, all in leather or vellum bindings. (76

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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The Booke of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other...

The Booke of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies, London: Robert Barker, 1605. Small 4° (188 x 140mm.), 2 titles within woodcut borders, printed in red and black, initials, rubricated throughout, old calf with Royal coat-of-arms stamped in gilt on

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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BOROZDIN, K. A. The Russian Tsarist Family of Romanov [in Russian...

BOROZDIN, K. A. The Russian Tsarist Family of Romanov [in Russian], [?Moscow:] R. V. Khorn, 1893. 2° (435 x 305mm.), chromolithographed title and 26 portraits with integral text (title and first portrait stained at margin, a few spot marks), later red half morocco gilt (extremities rubbed

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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BRANTÔME, Pierre de Bourdeille. La Vie des Dames Galantes , Paris: Éditions...

BRANTÔME, Pierre de Bourdeille. La Vie des Dames Galantes , Paris: Éditions Athêna Bibliophile, 1948. 2 volumes, 8°, 25 coloured plates by P. E. Bécat, loosely bound in pictorial wrappers, slipcase. NO. 378 OF 1449 COPIES. LOUYS, Pierre. Poésies Erotiques , Rome: [n.p.], 1937. 8°, illustrations

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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BROTHERS GRIMM. Household Stories , London: Macmillan & Co., 1882. 8°...

BROTHERS GRIMM. Household Stories , London: Macmillan & Co., 1882. 8°, frontispiece, title and plates by Walter Crane (light spotting mainly to endpapers, short marginal tear to one leaf, hinges slightly cracking), original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt (lightly rubbed), partly unopened

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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BRUSONIUS, Lucius Somitius. Facetiarum exemplorumq. libri VII

BRUSONIUS, Lucius Somitius. Facetiarum exemplorumq. libri VII , Rome: Jacob Mazochius, 15 September 1518. 2°, title within a woodcut border made up of four blocks, the bottom one depicting a boar hunt, woodcut initials (title lightly soiled, small printing flaw of D 5 v, small hole in Z 5 affecting

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de. Don Quixote de la Mancha. Translated from...

CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de. Don Quixote de la Mancha. Translated from the Spanish [by Mary Smirke], London: T. Cadell & W. Davies, 1818. 4 volumes, 8°, 48 engraved plates by Robert Smirke (plates generally spotted), elaborately bound in contemporary red morocco gilt, spines gilt in compartments

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de. Histoire de l'admirable Don Quichotte de la...

CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de. Histoire de l'admirable Don Quichotte de la Manche , Paris: 1798. 4 vols., 8°, engraved plates, contemporary tree calf, flat gilt spines. Censure de la faculté de Theologie de Paris du livre qui a pour titre Emile , Paris: 1786. 8°, parallel text in Latin and French

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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CHASTEL, Andre. The Vatican Frescoes of Michelangelo , London: The...

CHASTEL, Andre. The Vatican Frescoes of Michelangelo , London: The Abbeville Press Times Books Ltd, 1980. 3 volumes (including a smaller supplement of the best photographic images), large 2° (527 x 440mm.), 369 photographic plates by Takashi Okamura, original cream morocco gilt with red and blue

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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CHRYSOLORAS, Emanuel. De anomalis verbis . -- CHALCONDYLAS. De formatione...

CHRYSOLORAS, Emanuel. De anomalis verbis . -- CHALCONDYLAS. De formatione temporum . -- GAZA, Theodorus. De constructione . -- and other texts in Greek, Venice: Aldine Press, November 1517. 8°, text in Greek, printer's device on title, repeated on verso of final leaf, initial spaces with

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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CICERO. De amicita dialogus , Paris: J. Barbou, 1771. 32°, half title...

CICERO. De amicita dialogus , Paris: J. Barbou, 1771. 32°, half title, engraved portrait by Ficquet after Rubens (outer margin of frontispiece very lightly spotted), contemporary red morocco, gilt floral roll-tool border, spine with floral decortations in compartments, green morocco lettering-piece

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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CICERO, Marcus Tullius. Opera cum delectu commentariorum , Paris: J. B...

CICERO, Marcus Tullius. Opera cum delectu commentariorum , Paris: J. B. Coignard, H. L. Guerin, J. Desaint & J. Guerin, 1740-42. 9 volumes, 4°, engraved frontispiece by Soubeyran, woodcut initials and headpieces, good wide margins (lightly spotted, stronger to a few gatherings), mid-19th century

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor & Eroll LE CAIN (illustrator). The Rime of the...

COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor & Eroll LE CAIN (illustrator). The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, London: The Arcadia Press, 1972. 4°, text printed in green and black on hand-made "seaweed" paper, 10 mounted coloured plates by Errol le Cain, original vellum gilt by Zaehnsdorf, slipcase. NO. ONE OF 110 COPIES

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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CRAIG, Edward Gordon. Woodcuts and Some Words , London: J. M. Dent & Sons...

CRAIG, Edward Gordon. Woodcuts and Some Words , London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1924. 4°, mounted frontispiece, woodcut vignette to title and 58 mounted wood-engraved plates, illustrations, original brown cloth (lightly rubbed). NO. 111 OF 160 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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CRAUZAT, Ernest de. L' Oeuvre Gravé et Lithographié de Steinlen, Paris...

CRAUZAT, Ernest de. L' Oeuvre Gravé et Lithographié de Steinlen, Paris: Société de Propagation des Livres d' Art, 1913. 4°, 3 etched plates and 7 lithographed plates by Steinlen, illustrations, contemporary cloth gilt (lightly soiled), t.e.g., original wrappers inserted with embossed portrait of

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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CRUIKSHANK, George. [ London Characters , London: 1829]. 4°, 12 plates only...

CRUIKSHANK, George. [ London Characters , London: 1829]. 4°, 12 plates only (of 24, lacking title and text), unbound between original light pink paper wrappers, letterpress title on upper cover (section of upper wrapper repaired, tears to backstrip), later cloth chemise and slip-case. Portion of the

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £25 - £200

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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CURTIUS RUFUS, Quintus. De rebus gestis Alexandri Magni ... accesserunt...

CURTIUS RUFUS, Quintus. De rebus gestis Alexandri Magni ... accesserunt enim antehac nunquam uisa, duorum in principio librorum... , Basle: ex officina Frobeniana [Hieronymus Froben & Nicolaus Episcopius], 1545. 2°, full-page woodcut on verso of title, full-page woodcut of the arms of the editor

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £350 - £550

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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DE COCK, C.-P. Contes en vers, Paris: 1824. 8°, lithographed frontispiece...

DE COCK, C.-P. Contes en vers, Paris: 1824. 8°, lithographed frontispiece after Maricot, uncut in original printed wrappers (a little worn). [CASTERA, Désirée.] Alméria de Sennencourt, par l'auteur d'Armand et d'Angela, Paris: 1808. 3 volumes, 8° (some creasing), uncut in original pink wrappers with

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 28 Apr 2000

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DELAUNAY, Robert (illustrator) -- Henry de MONTHERLANT. La Relève du Matin...

DELAUNAY, Robert (illustrator) -- Henry de MONTHERLANT. La Relève du Matin, Paris: L' Arbre, 1928. 4°, 10 lithographed plates by Robert Delaunay (a few very faint spot marks), original brown printed wrappers

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 28 Apr 2000