Books, Maps & Ephemera

Tennants
Leyburn
DL8 5SG North Yorkshire
United Kingdom
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Date of the auction: 04.12.2019

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Art Leitch, R.P. A Course of Sepia Painting (1880). Oblong 8vo, org. cloth: plates; Cooke, E.W. Leaves from my Sketch Book (1876). Oblong 4to, full green morocco, sometime rebacked retaining spine; plates; and Caldecott, Randolph. Complete Collection of [his] Contributions to the Graphic (1888

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Prout, Samuel Rudiments of Landscape: in progressive studies. L. Harrison and J.C. Leigh for Ackermann, 1814. Oblong 4to, recent full red morocco, gilt fillet borders, spine gilt in compartments, lettered directly in two and at foot with date and ruled in gilt, gilt roll-tooled turn-ins, t.e.g.; 64

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Phillips, Ghiles Firman Principles of Effect and Colour as Applicable to Landscape Painting. F.G. Harding, 1833. Oblong 4to, red half leather over pebble-grained cloth; 9 plates (7 coloured). First edition

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Colvin, Sydney Selected Drawings from Old Masters in the University Galleries and in the Library at Christ Church Oxford Part III. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1905. Folio, folder of 20 loose engravings as issued, folder split both boards present

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Constable, John; Lucas, David; Mezzotints A new printing from eleven recently discovered steel plates. With an Introduction by Leslie Parris, a Note on Printing the Steel Plates by Anthony Dyson and a catalogue of the plates. Tate Gallery, 1993. 4to, 16 eng. plates (being the 11 strikes plus 5

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Moore, Henry The Shelter Sketch-Book. Marlborough Fine Art, 1967. Folio, collotypes bound in leather backed boards, spine lettered in black with facsimile of Moore's signature, in slipcase; 80 facsimile collotypes, without separate lithograph. Signed limited ed., this 128 of 180 of the English

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Rembrandt Burnet, John. Rembrandt and his Works. David Bogue, 1849. 4to, org. cloth; illus. with reproductions of Rembrandt's etchings. Michel, Emile. Rembrandt His Life, his Work, and his Time. William Heinemann, 1895. 4to (2 vols). Org. cloth; illus. Benesch, Eva. The Drawings of Rembrandt

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Photography A large and varied collection of 19th and 20th century photographs and prints. The collection includes travel pictures from Rome, Guatemala, Africa, Japan and others (with tourist scenes and local people and customs); celebrities like Bob Dylan, Disraeli and the Curies; British

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Palladio, Andrea; Richards, Godfrey (trans) The First Book of Architecture...Translated out of Italian: With an Appendix Touching Doors and Windows, By Pr. Le Muet, Architect to the French King. Printed for T. Parkhurst, George Sawbridge and Eben. Tracy, 1693. 8vo, calf-backed boards

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Fairbairns, Arnold Portfolio of English Cathedrals. The Photochrom Company [individual titles Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Ltd., [c.1904]. Folio, 33 parts bound in one volume, half leather (joints cracking at head of spine); pp. 527; numerous tipped-in photographs

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £60 - £100

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Jackson, C.J. An Illustrated History of English Plate. Country Life and B.T. Batsford, 1911. 4to (2 vols). Finely bound in blue crushed morocco by Zaehnsdorf for Asprey, boards ruled in gilt, spine with five raised bands ruled in gilt, lettered directly in gilt in three, gilt ruled board edges, gilt

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Metalwork Vorlagen fur Metallplastik. Dressins pour le Metal repousse. Designs for Metal repousse. Germany, c.1900. Folio, 20 sheets of designs for metalwork, loose within decorated card folder

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Sample Book A collection of examples of stationery, writing pads, paper types and others, c.1930s-50s, folio, c.130 pages. A colourful look at paper production and advertising, with some arrangement based on type (cream laid), producer (Country Life, King's Velvet, Dapple Bond) and similar. The

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Greetings Cards Four 19th century paper-lace cards, with ink MSS messages. One bears an engineered-paper, pull-tab novelty of a lady reading overlooked by a cherub bearing a torch overpainted on a concertina-fold cage enclosing a picture of a church and graveyard. The inscription reads ''Hail me

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Aldin, Cecil An Artist's Models. H.F. & G. Witherby, [1930]. 4to, org. vellum, upper board and spine lettered in gilt, in slipcase; 20 full-page plates. Limited ed., no. 22 of 310 (250 for sale in UK), signed by Aldin on limitation page

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £80 - £100

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Boccaccio, Giovanni; Lucchesi, Edmondo (illus) Ten Tales from the Decameron. Privately Printed for the Mandrake Press, 1930. 4to, full green coarse-grained leather, upper board with gilt borders with decorative corner pieces around central gilt medallion, t.e.g.; illustrations from linocuts by

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Dante; Dore, Gustave (illus.) The Vision of Hell and Purgatory and Paradise. Cassell, c.1900. 4to (2 vols). Half leather, spines lettered in gilt; full page plates. With Milton, John. Paradise Lost. Cassell, c.1900. Uniform with the above. [3

Lot #: 16A

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Milton, John; Martin, John (illus.) Paradise Lost. Printed for Henry Washbourne, 1853. 4to, full coarse-grain plum leather gilt; 24 mezzotints by John Martin. Martin's mezzotints were first sold in stages to subscribers. Twenty-four were then selected to accompany the poem, originally in a

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Steers, H. (versifier); Aesop Aesop's Fables, New Versified from the Best English editions. Hull: Printed for the Author, by Robert Peck, 1803. 8vo, contemporary half calf over marbled boards; pp. 213, blank [209-end bound between pp.64-5

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £80 - £100

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Baumer, Lewis RBA Portrait study of a lady with red hat and red flowers, signed, pen, ink and watercolour, framed. Baumer was a noted British caricaturist and illustrator, particularly known for his work in Punch

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £70 - £100

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Payne, Roger Carmen. Look & Learn, 1982. Gouache on card, 138% enlargement with scale, signed in pencil. Look & Learn was a British educational magazine which ran from 1962-82, combining informative articles on arts and science with dramatic comic strips of both original and adapted works. Payne is

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Mackenzie, Thomas Scene from the 'Arabian Nights' Sheherazade dancing, signed, pen, watercolour and gouache, framed and glazed. Mackenzie illustrated two works relating to the Arabian Nights: Ali Baba and Aladdin (1919), and A.M. Ransome's Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp'' (1920). His work was

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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CAM [Barbara Campbell] ''The Girls'' or ''Three of Us'' or ''Tuppence and Co.'' eighteen original watercolours, unsigned, mounted with a light crease down the centre, forming title-page and thirty-four illustrated pages for this seemingly unpublished work. Together with three framed trial

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Barrie, J.M.; Rackham, Arthur (illus) Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens. Hodder & Stoughton, [1912]. 4to, full vellum gilt, ties lost with remnants, pictorial endpapers, t.e.g., in slipcase (bottom detached at one side, still present); colour frontis. and 49 tipped-in colour plates, b/w illus to text

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Carroll, Lewis; Van Sandwyk, Charles (illus.) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Folio Society, 2016. Folio, quarter vellum with vellum tips over pictorial red paper-covered boards, upper board with central white rabbit in decorative borders in gilt and white with red detailing, spine lettered in

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Crompton, Richmal William the Superman. George Newnes, 1968. 8vo, org. cloth in unclipped jacket (priced 10/6). First ed. idem William the Bold. George Newnes, 1950. 8vo, org. cloth in unclipped jacket (priced 7/6). First ed. with William the Outlaw, 24th Imp in dj. [3

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Omar Khayyam Dulac, Edmund (illus.) Rubaiyat. Hodder & Stoughton, [1909]. 4to, cream buckram gilt; full colour plates tipped in. First trade ed. The Dulac Rubaiyat was an immediate critical and commercial success. It's success was such that (according to George Doran, the American publisher) when

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Peake, Mervyn The Gormenghast Trilogy, comprising: Titus Groan. Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1946. 8vo, org. red cloth in heavily-clipped second state dj (removing price and ''Second Impression''). First ed. in second state jacket. Gormenghast. Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1950. 8vo, org. cloth in unclipped dj

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Peake, Mervyn Ephemera relating to Peake and his works and contributions by him to periodicals. The collection includes the work of various Peake societies (such as Peake Studies (33), the Mervyn Peake Society (10 publications and a series of newsletters) and the Mervyn Peake Review (20)) and

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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Peake, Mervyn Captain Slaughterboard Drops Anchor. Eyre & Spottiswode, 1945. Square 8vo, org. oatmeal cloth lettered in green, in unclipped jacket (7s 6d), signed by Peake with pen and ink doodle. Second ed. The first edition of this work was destroyed in the war. This, the first post-war edition

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 4 Dec 2019