Fine Art Sale - Books, Maps & Manuscripts on Friday 31st January 2014 at 10.00am

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Date of the auction: 31.01.2014

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Baskt, Leon. A Souvenir Programme from the Baskt production of Diaghileff's The Sleeping Princess at the Alhambra Theatre, 1921-22, coloured illustrations, covers slightly soiled, in custom cloth boards, bookplate of Charles Ballantyne, 4to

Lot #: 2120

Estimate: £70 - £90

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Baskt, Leon. The Designs of Leon Baskt for the Sleeping Princess, first edition, half-title, number 108 of 1000 copies, portrait of Leon Baskt by Picasso, 54 tipped-in plates of designs by Baskt, original vellum-backed boards, some dampstaining to upper cover, slightly affecting first few leaves of

Lot #: 2121

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Brassai. Picasso and Company, first edition, presentation inscription from the author dated 'Paris, 7 Oct. 1970', plates, original cloth, dust-jacket, 8vo, New York: Doubleday and Company, 1966

Lot #: 2122

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Diaghilev, Sergei Pavlovich. Souvenir Serge de Diaghileff's Ballet Russe, coloured illustrations by Leon Bakst, et al, photogravures of the dancers, original wrappers, 4to, New York: Metropolitan Ballet Company Inc., [1916

Lot #: 2123

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Horovitz, Michael. The Wolverhampton Wanderer, number 20 of 100 copies, signed by 'the authors and the artists and photographers who have contributed to the book.' including Peter Blake, Richard Hamilton, David Hockney, Felix Topolski, et al, illustrations, original cloth, dust-jacket, small 4to

Lot #: 2124

Estimate: £140 - £180

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Monkhouse, W. Cosmo. The Works of Sir Edwin Landseer, R.A., engraved title and 53 engraved plates, some light spotting and offsetting, contemporary half morocco gilt, all edges gilt, folio, London: Virtue & Co., [n.d

Lot #: 2125

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Moore, Henry. Shelter Sketch Book, first edition, signed 'Henry Moore October 1940', plates, original cloth, 8vo, London: Editions Poetry, [1940

Lot #: 2126

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Pougin, Arthur. Dictionnaire Historique et Pittoresque du Theatre, first edition, eight chromo-lithographed plates, engraved vignettes in text, contemporary half morocco gilt, top edge gilt, 4to, Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1885

Lot #: 2127

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Price, Julius. Dame Fashion, Paris-London (1786-1912), first edition, coloured plates, illustrations, original morocco-backed cloth boards, slightly soiled, top edge gilt, 4to, London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company, 1913

Lot #: 2128

Estimate: £70 - £90

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Ray, Man. Self-Portrait, first edition, presentation inscription from the author, the front free endpaper with a card inscribed 'Paris Nov. 10.67 It's so nice to meet people you don't know and feel you know them, Man Ray', with his wood veneer visiting card beneath, and a further card loosely

Lot #: 2129

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Robinson, Rev. Stanford F.H.. Celtic Illuminative Art, first edition, chromo-lithographed frontispiece, plates, original buckram decorated gilt, untrimmed, top edge gilt, folio, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis & Co., 1908

Lot #: 2130

Estimate: £50 - £70

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Ruding, Rogers. Annals of the Coinage of Great Britain and Its Dependencies, 3 volumes, third edition, half-titles, engraved dedication, folding map, folding plan of the Mint, 160 engraved plates of coins, modern cloth, 4to, London: John Hearne, 1840

Lot #: 2131

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Shakespeare, William. A collection of plates of costumes and characters to illustrate Bell's edition of Shakespeare's Works, 36 engraved plates, contemporary wrappers, 8vo, London: Bell, 1776 sold as a collection of plates, not subject to return

Lot #: 2132

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Siddons, Henry. Practical Illustrations of Rhetorical Gesture and Action; Adapted to English Drama, second edition, 66 engravings on 68 leaves, lacking no.18, B3 loose, contemporary half calf, poorly repaired, 8vo, London: Sherwood, Nealy and Jones, 1822

Lot #: 2133

Estimate: £50 - £70

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Strutt, Joseph. A Complete View of the Dress and Habits of the People of England, volume one only, 76 hand-coloured plates only, original parchment-backed boards, worn, untrimmed, 4to, London:J. Nichols, et al., 1796 sold as a collection of plates, not subject to return

Lot #: 2134

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Swan, Abraham. The British Architect: or, The Builder's Treasury of Stair-Cases, first edition, 60 engraved plates, some set with letter-press, some spotting, a few leaves with light rust spots, contemporary calf. worn, rebacked, folio, London: Printed for the Author, 1745

Lot #: 2135

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Bree, Charles. A History of the Birds of Europe, 4 volumes, 238 hand-coloured plates, some spotting, later half morocco, worn, upper cover of volume 4 detached, 8vo, Groombridge and Sons, 1866-67

Lot #: 2173

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Bryant, Charles. Flora Diaetetica: or, History of Esculent Plants, first edition, contemporary calf, joints cracked, 8vo, London: B. White, 1783

Lot #: 2174

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Butler, Arthur Gardiner. British Birds, with their Nests and Eggs, 6 volumes, coloured plates, original cloth gilt, extremities rubbed, all edges gilt, 4to, London: Brumby & Clarke, [n.d

Lot #: 2175

Estimate: £120 - £160

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Couch, Jonathan. A History of British Fishes, 4 volumes, 252 chromoxylographed plates, some spotting, later half morocco, worn, 8vo, Groombridge and Sons, 1868-69

Lot #: 2176

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Culpeper, Nicholas. The Complete Herbal, new edition, engraved portrait frontispiece, 20 hand-coloured plates, slightly shaved, contemporary half calf, rubbed, 4to, London: Thomas Kelly, 1835; Parnell, Richard. The Grasses of Britain, presentation copy from the author, ex-library, with stamps

Lot #: 2177

Estimate: £60 - £90

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Evelyn, John. Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest-Trees, and the Propagation of Timber in His Majesties Dominions, second edition, three parts in one volume, engraved title vignette, engraved vignettes in text, a few full-page, licence leaf, errata leaf at end, contemporary calf, neatly rebacked, spine

Lot #: 2178

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Gerarde, John. [The herball or generall historie of plants...], second edition, lacks title-page, manuscript title laid down on ¶¶ recto, ¶¶2 to C1, and Tttttt6 to Aaaaaaa4 repaired with loss in upper left hand margin, H2, Ccc2, Ccc3 and Mmmmm1 repaired with substantial loss, Ii1 and Yyy2 repaired

Lot #: 2179

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Lot #: 2180

Estimate: £0

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Lister, Martin and Giorgio Baglivi. Sanctorii Sanctorii de Statica Medicina Aphorismorum, Sectiones Septum: Cum Commentario Martini Lister, first edition, engraved frontispiece loose, lacking front endpaper and preliminaries, title with section repaired, some loss to imprint, later calf gilt, spine

Lot #: 2181

Estimate: £60 - £100

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Maund, Benjamin and J.S. Henslow. The Botanist; containing Accurately Coloured Figures, of Tender and Hardy Ornamental Plants, volumes 1-2 only, engraved additional titles, 100 hand-coloured engraved plates, contemporary calf, rubbed, all edges gilt, 4to, Groombridge, [1837

Lot #: 2182

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Mawe, Thomas. Every Man His Own Gardener, second edition, engraved frontispiece, somewhat spotted and browned, contemporary calf, worn, 8vo, W. Griffin, 1767

Lot #: 2183

Estimate: £40 - £50

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Meyer, Henry Leonard. Illustrations of British Birds, 4 volumes, first edition, 320 hand-coloured lithographed plates, tissue guards throughout, one plate with small tear, some light spotting, upper joints in volumes 1, 3 and 4 broken with title creased in volume one, contemporary full morocco by T

Lot #: 2184

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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Miles, William J. Modern Practical Farriery, A Complete System of the Veterinary Art, 28 coloured plates and 20 uncoloured, some browning and spotting, some plate titles slightly shaved, modern black half morocco, 4to, London: William MacKenzie, [n.d

Lot #: 2185

Estimate: £50 - £70

Date: 31 Jan 2014

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MORRIS, F.O. A History of British Birds, 6 volumes, fifth edition, 400 hand coloured plates, original cloth gilt, 8vo, 1903

Lot #: 2186

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 31 Jan 2014