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Date of the auction: 25.06.2013

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ADDAMS, CHARLES. 1912-1988.

Original ink and wash cartoon, signed ("Chas Addams") lower left, and captioned "It's an unusually rare fourteenth century manuscript, and over here I think we have the author." Matted and framed to 21 x 24 inches. Exhibited: "The World and The New Yorker," Grolier Club, 1975. Printed invitation

Lot #: 3001

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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ASHENDENE PRESS.

A Descriptive Bibliography of the Books Printed at the Ashendene Press MDCCCXCV-MCMXXXV. Chelsea: Printed at the Ashendene Press, 1935. Folio. Printed in red and black. Numerous specimen leaves and plates. Two errata sheets tipped in. Original full red calf, spine gilt, upper cover gilt-stamped with

Lot #: 3002

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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ASHENDENE PRESS—BRYAN MAGGS.

FRANKLIN, COLIN. The Ashendene Press. Dallas: Bridwell Library, SMU, 1986. Folio. Illustrated. Full purple morocco extra by BRYAN MAGGS, stamped in black and with black morocco onlay, gilt-lettered on upper cover and gilt-tooled with Hornby's press mark on spine and lower cover, black suede

Lot #: 3003

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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BECKFORD, WILLIAM THOMAS. 1760-1844.

Italy; with Sketches of Spain and Portugal. By the author of "Vathek." London: Richard Bentley, 1834. 2 volumes. 8vo (223 x 140 mm). [4], xvi, 371, [1]; xv, [1], 381, [1] pp. Original drab boards with paper labels, untrimmed. Spine ends chipped, tears to spine of second volume. Provenance: Susan

Lot #: 3004

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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BECKFORD, WILLIAM THOMAS. 1760-1844.

Autograph Letter Signed integrally ("Mr. Beckford"), 1 p, 8vo, Lansdown, November 24, 1843, tiny hole, a little smudged, else fine. Beckford dismisses a would-be bookseller in no uncertain terms: "Mr. Beckford has no particular inclination, just at this moment, to add to his purchases, but can

Lot #: 3005

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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BECKFORD, WILLIAM THOMAS. 1760-1844.

Autograph Letter Signed, 3 pp recto and verso, 8vo (conjoined leaves), Lansdown, April 21, 1844, likely to Henry G. Bohn, modest soiling. Custom chemise. "GOOD GOD! AND AM I COME TO THIS?" ONE OF BECKFORD'S LAST LETTERS, WRITTEN TO A BOOKSELLER. Beckford died on May 2, 1844 of influenza. Here, just

Lot #: 3006

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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[BECKFORD, WILLIAM.]

HOBHOUSE, BENJAMIN. Remarks on Several Parts of France, Italy, &c. in the Years 1783, 1784, and 1785. Bath: printed by R. Cruttwell, 1796. 8vo (200 x 116 mm). vi, [7]-340 + [1 errata] pp. Near period half red straight-grained morocco over drab boards. Few spots at ends, overall fine. Provenance

Lot #: 3007

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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BECKFORD, WILLIAM.

TWEDDELL, JOHN. Remains ... prefixed is a brief biographical memoir by the editor the Rev. Robert Tweddell. London: for J. Mawman, 1815. [WITH]: Addenda to the Remains (continuously paginated) and Account of the Examination of the Elgin-Box [Manchester, 1817]. 2 volumes. 4to (276 x 210 mm). [4

Lot #: 3008

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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BECKFORD—FONTHILL ABBEY.

RUTTER, JOHN. 1796-1851. Delineations of Fonthill and its Abbey. London: Charles Knight and Co., 1823. 4to. (341 x 283 mm). xxvi, 127, [1] pp. With hand-colored engraved frontispiece, hand-colored aquatint title, second letterpress title with arms of William Thomas Beckford, 10 engraved plates

Lot #: 3008A

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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[BECKFORD, WILLIAM.]

BRITTON, JOHN. 1771-1857. Graphical and Literary Illustrations of Fonthill Abbey, Wiltshire.... London: for the Author, 1823. Folio (348 x 230 mm). viii, [5]-68, [4] + [4 ad] pp. With frontispiece, engraved additional title and 9 engraved plates, 2 of which are hand-colored. Original boards, paper

Lot #: 3009

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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BECKFORD—FONTHILL ABBEY.

1. The Valuable Library of Books in Fonthill Abbey ... Sold at Auction by Mr. Phillipps. 1823. Frontispiece. 8vo. Period half morocco, printed cover label, rebacked. 2. STORER, JAMES S. A Description of Fonthill Abbey, Wiltshire. London: 1812. Frontispiece & 6 plates. 4to. Modern boards, old spine

Lot #: 3010

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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[BECKFORD—LANSDOWN TOWER.]

MADDOX, WILLES. 1813-1853. Views of Lansdown Tower, Bath. Bath: Edmund English. London: Thomas McLean, 1844. Folio (614 x 435 mm). [2], 10 pp. Chromolithographed title-page on card and mounted, lithographed dedication leaf list of subscribers, 6 tinted lithographed illustrations in text, 13

Lot #: 3011

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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BIBLIOGRAPHY—EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED.

1. HORNE, THOMAS HARTWELL. An Introduction to the Study of Bibliography. London: Printed by G. Woodfall, 1814. 3 volumes. Full crimson morocco gilt. 2. ALLAN, P.B.M. The Book Hunter at Home. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1922. Half morocco and cloth. 3. ELTON, CHARLES & MARY. The Great

Lot #: 3012

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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BIBLIOPHILE CORRESPONDENCE.

Collection of letters by various bibliophiles, comprising: 1. ASHBURNAM, BERTRAM. ALS, 3 pp, Ashburnam Place, June 4, [1834]. To Mr. Hering. Housed in a custom folding case. 2. BRAY, [WILLIAM]. ANS, 1 p, Sat. June 15, [18]16. To William Upcott. 3. COBDEN SANDERSON, T.J. ALS, 2 pp, Upper Ifold

Lot #: 3013

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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BIRD & BULL.

FEATHER, JOHN. English Book Prospectuses. Newtown: Bird & Bull. Minneapolis: Daedalus, 1984. 8vo. Original quarter morocco. With paper folder of facsimile antiquarian prospectuses and linen folder of original fine press prospectuses. All housed together in custom linen clamshell case. Fine. LETTER

Lot #: 3014¤

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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BODLEIAN LIBRARY.

FULLEYLOVE, JOHN. 1845-1908. Original pencil drawing, "The Bodleian Library, Oxford," 268 x 370 mm, signed with monogram and dated 1887. Matted and framed. Provenance: Fry Gallery. Fulleylove was an English landscape artist and illustrator who originally trained as an architect. His work was widely

Lot #: 3015

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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BOHN, HENRY G.

The Origin and Progress of Printing. A Lecture delivered at Twickenham, April 8th, and repeated by desire at Richmond, April 21st, 1857. Privately printed by the Philbiblon Society, [1857]. 8vo. [4], 108 pp. 12mo. Original morocco-backed boards, spine gilt-lettered, untrimmed. Spotting at ends, tips

Lot #: 3016¤

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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BOOK CATALOGUES—BRITISH.

1. [WYNKEN, W.] Repertorium Bibliographicum; or Some Account of the Most Celebrated British Libraries. Clarke, 1819. 8vo. Later calf gilt (upper cover started). AVERY-JONES copy. 1st ed. 2. SAVAGE, JAMES. The Librarian. W. Savage, 1808-1810. 19 parts in 3 vols. 8vo. Modern half calf. Complete run

Lot #: 3017

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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BOOK COLLECTORS—AMERICAN.

1. [WIDENER.] A Catalogue of ... the Library of Harry Elkins Widener. Philadelphia: privately printed, 1910. 4to. Period half morocco. 1 of 102 copies. Suzannet-Abbey copy. 2. [WALTERS.] A Descriptive Catalogue of the books printed in the Fifteenth Century ... in the Library of Henry Walters

Lot #: 3018

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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[BROADLEY, JOHN.]

"Catalogue of J. Broadley's Library. Part 1. The First Fasciculus..." [thus captioned in ms on 1st page & spine]. [London: n.p. 1830.] 8vo. [184] pp. No title page (as printed). Blue publisher's boards, title in ms to spine, custom slip-case. Fly-leaf with manuscript note, "This is the only part

Lot #: 3019

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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CANYNGE HOUSE—BRISTOL.

PARKMAN, ALFRED EDWARD. 1852-c.1930. Two original watercolors, "Canynge House, Redcliffe Street after the Great Fire 1881," 295 x 242 mm and 303 x 247 mm, the first titled and signed "Parkman." Float-mounted, matted and individually framed. Canynges House was built in the middle of the 15th century

Lot #: 3020

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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CLARKE, EDWARD DANIEL. 1769-1822.

1. The Tomb of Alexander. A Dissertation on the Sarcophagus brought from Alexandria and now in the British Museum. Cambridge: 1805. 4to. 5 engraved plates. Period tree calf (spine ends chipped). Some dampstain at ends. Blackmer 363. 2. Greek Marbles brought from the Shores of the Euxine

Lot #: 3021

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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COCKERELL, DOUGLAS, binder.

CHAPMAN, R.W. The Portrait of a Scholar. Oxford University Press, 1922. 8vo (187 x 120 mm). Full red morocco stamped in gilt and with green morocco inlays, all edges gilt, stamp-signed and dated on lower turn-in, "D.C. & Son, 1934." Mild rubbing to corners. Provenance: George A. Zabriskie

Lot #: 3022

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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COCKERELL, SYDNEY MAURICE, binder.

The Apocalypse in Latin and French (Bodleian MS. Douce 180). Described by Montague Rhodes James. Oxford: Printed for Presentation to the Members of the Roxburghe Club, 1922. Folio. (305 x 212 mm). [xii], 46, [2] pp, with 97 pp collotype reproduction of the original manuscript, and collotype

Lot #: 3023

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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COLE, JOHN. 1792-1848.

A Bibliographical and Descriptive Tour from Scarborough to the Library of a Philobiblist in its neighborhood. Scarborough: printed and published by John Cole and by Longman, Hurst, et al, 1824. 8vo (218 x 131 mm). [2], iv, 92, [1 ad] pp. Woodcut vignettes on title and ad pages; woodcuts by Bewick on

Lot #: 3024

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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COLE, JOHN. 1792-1848.

Historical Sketches of Scalby, Burniston, and Cloughton, with Descriptive Notices of Hayburn Wyke, and Stainton Dale, in the County of York. Scarborough: printed and published by John Cole, 1829. 8vo (225 x 135 mm). 91, [1] pp. Woodcut vignettes. Original red silk-covered boards, black morocco

Lot #: 3025

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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COLE, JOHN. 1792-1848.

1. 7 works bound together: A Pleasant and Profitable Journey to London. 1828. 1 of 50. * The Oldfieldian Cookery Book. 1828. * The Calendar of every-day Reference for the County of Huntingdon. 1845. Incomplete. * A Biographical Account of Master Herbert, the Infant Roscius! 1830. * Booksellering

Lot #: 3026

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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COLLECTORS & CONNOISSEURS.

Group of letters by various connoisseurs, artists & travelers, comprising: 1. CURZON, ROBERT. ALS, 2 pp, Nov 19, 1872. 2. HAMILTON, WILLIAM. LS, 1 p, in French, Jan 17, 1899. [Husband of Emma Hamilton.] 3. GELL, WILLIAM. ALS, 3 pp, Rome, Jun 1, 1826. Concerning archaelogical discoveries. 4. MILNES

Lot #: 3027¤

Estimate: US$0

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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COTMAN, JOHN SELL. 1782-1842.

Antiquities of Saint Mary's Chapel, at Stourbridge, near Cambridge, &c, &c. Yarmouth: John S. Cotman, 1819. Folio (370 x 256 mm). [2], 2 pp. 10 etched architectural plates of Saint Mary's plus 36 further etched plates of statuary and brasses from Suffolk churches, 2 folding. Period gilt-ruled calf

Lot #: 3028

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 25 Jun 2013

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COTMAN, JOHN SELL. 1782-1842.

Architectural Antiquities of Normandy. London: printed for John and Arthur Arch, Cornhill and J.S. Cotman, Yarmouth, 1822. 2 volumes in 1. Folio (490 x 340 mm). Descriptive notes by Dawson Turner. Illustrated with 100 plates. Period red half morocco over marbled boards. Binding scuffed and corners

Lot #: 3029

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 25 Jun 2013