Modern Literature & First Editions, Children's & Illustrated Books, Autographs of the Arts

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Date of the auction: 21.01.2021

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Barlow (Francis). Les Fables d'Esope

Barlow (Francis.). Les Fables d'Esope, avec cent vingt-trois figures d'après Barlow. Collection de gravures piquantes et d'apologues ingénieux pour l'amusement et l'instruction de la jeunesse, 2 volumes in one, Paris, chez Henri Tardieu, An X [1802], 123 full-page engraved plates, each with printed

Lot #: 446

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Bewick (Thomas, 1753-1828). The Mirror; or a Looking-Glass, signed by...

Bewick (Thomas, 1753-1828). The Mirror; or a Looking-Glass for Young People of both Sexes; To make them Wise, Good, and Happy. Consisting of A Choice Collection of Fairy Tales. By Mother Goose, Newcastle Upon Tyne: printed by T. Saint for W. Charnley, in the Groat-market; and M. Vesey and J

Lot #: 447

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Biddenden Maids. Commemorative biscuit, late 18th-early 19th century?

Biddenden Maids. Commemorative biscuit, late 18th-early 19th century?, rectangular biscuit, moulded with relief image of a pair of conjoined twin girls in medieval dress, lettered above 'Biddenden', broken, with horizontal break and some loss, especially to edges, 8.5 x 5.3cm (3.5 x 2ins), (Qty: 1

Lot #: 448

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Conjuring. Caricatures of people with big noses, possibly German, circa 1870

Conjuring. Caricatures of people with big noses, possibly German, circa 1870, 2 folding sheets, each with 5 colour lithographed caricatures of people with absurdly large noses facilitating or disrupting their various activities, e.g. harp-playing, reading, coffin-bearing, riding a donkey, etc., the

Lot #: 449

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Darton (William & Son, publisher). The Wonders of the Telescope, c.1830

Darton (William & Son, publisher). The Wonders of the Telescope, by the author of "The Wonders of the Microscope", c.1830, 14 engraved plates, including frontispiece, most folding, all but 2 dated (1823), 4 with a closed handling tear, 1 a little edge-frayed, final plate nearly detached, front

Lot #: 450

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Dean and Munday. The Gamut and Time-Table, in Verse, by C. Finch, circa 1824

Dean and Munday. The Gamut and Time-Table, in Verse. For the Instruction of Children. By C[harlotte] Finch. Embellished with Twelve Beautiful Illustrative Coloured Engravings, London: printed and sold by Dean and Munday, Threadneedle-Street, circa 1825, hand-coloured engraved frontispiece, and 11

Lot #: 451

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Erotica. The Snuff Box Portray'd, 1744

Erotica. The Snuff Box Portray'd, Sold in May's Buildings Covent Garden, & at ye Glob in Pater Noster-Row, July the 19 1744, pp.14 [final page mis-numbered 15], 13 engravings of men and women (alternating), each with a 4-line verse beneath, toned, leaf preceding title torn away (frontispiece?), and

Lot #: 452

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Fables. Select Tales and Fables, with engravings by B. Cole, London: F...

Fables. Select Tales and Fables with Prudential Maxims and other Little Lessons of Morality in Prose and Verse Equally Instructive & Entertaining For the use of Both Sexes wherein Their Foibles as well as Beauties are presented to their View in the fairest & most inoffensive point of Light. The

Lot #: 453

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Manuscript. An illustrated book of limericks, circa 1865

Manuscript. An illustrated book of limericks, circa 1865, 32pp., each with large illustration and limerick beneath in brown ink, some spotting and marks, paper watermarked 'T & J H 1865', sheet size 14 x 23cm (5.5 x 9ins), stitching broken and page block loose in original lilac wrappers, worn and

Lot #: 454

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Marshall (John, publisher). The Dandies' Perambulations

Marshall (John, publisher). The Dandies' Perambulations, embellished with sixteen coloured engravings [by Robert Cruikshank], printed and sold by John Marshall, 1823, 16 pp. including frontispiece and title, printed on one side only, each page with hand-coloured engraved illustration, a little

Lot #: 455

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Moveable. Moveable Shadows, by W. Newman (of "Punch"), [1857]

Moveable. Moveable Shadows, by W. Newman (of "Punch"), London: Dean & Son, [1857], pictorial title, 8 tinted lithographed plates, each with a moveable character operated by a tab (all working), when the figure is moved a comical shadow is revealed, tissue guards, light spotting, a few minor marks

Lot #: 456

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Moveable. Peeps into Fairyland, [1896]

Moveable. Peeps into Fairyland, a Panorama Picture Book of Fairy Stories, with an introduction by F. E. Weatherly, London: Ernest Nister & New York: E. P. Dutton, [1896], Nister book 633, 6 chromolithographed pop-up panoramas, 2 with tabs detached or mostly detached at right margin (failure of

Lot #: 457

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Onwhyn (Thomas, illustrator). Recollections of the Water Cure, circa 1860

[Onwhyn, Thomas, illustrator]. Recollections of the Water Cure, [cover-title], circa 1860, 12 comic lithographed plates, each with humorous caption, bound concertina-style, original cloth-backed black boards, upper cover gilt blocked, rubbed, mainly to edges, 13.7 x 12cm (5.5 x 4.75ins) (Qty: 1) A

Lot #: 458

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Paper Doll Book. Young Albert, the Roscius, 2nd edition, 1811

Paper Doll Book. Young Albert, the Roscius, Exhibited in a Series of Characters from Shakespeare and other Authors, 2nd edition, London: printed by S. and J. Fuller, at the Temple of Fancy, Rathbone Place, 1811, pp.23, 7 hand-coloured cut-out figures in aquatint loosely inserted (one arm reinforced

Lot #: 459

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Peepshow book. Dean's New Peep Show Magic Picture Book, [c.1861]

Peepshow book. Dean's New Peep Show Magic Picture Book, showing wonderful & lifelike effects of real distance & space, Book I ... [cover-title], London: Dean & Son, [c.1861], four pages of text about a famous London landmark to the lower half of each recto, with a related hand-coloured wood-engraved

Lot #: 460

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Straw-work miniature binding. Heures Nouvelles, Dediees A La Noblesse, 1787

Straw-work miniature binding. Heures Nouvelles, Dédiées A La Noblesse, Paris: Valleyre, 1787, lighty toned, marbled endpapers, reverse of free endpapers with contemporary manuscript notes (front free endpaper slightly frayed), all edges gilt, original red morocco, spine with gilt compartments

Lot #: 462

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Telescope (Tom, pseudonym). The Newtonian Philosophy, and Natural...

Telescope (Tom, pseudonym). The Newtonian Philosophy, and Natural Philosophy in General, explained and illustrated by familiar objects, in a series of entertaining lectures, 4th edition, Thomas Tegg and Son ..., 1838, engraved folding frontispiece, engraved vignette title, numerous engraved

Lot #: 463

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Cotta (Johann Freidrich, publisher). Karten-Almanach, Germany: Tubingen, 1805, complete deck of 52 stipple-engraved transformation playing cards, designed by Gräfin Charlotta von Jennison-Walworth, comprising 4 suits of 13 (French suits), each with pip cards 1-10 (the red suits with hand-colouring

Lot #: 464

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Moxon (J., publisher). Geometrical Playing Cards, London, 1697, 43 (of 52) copper engraved playing cards, comprising 4 suits of 13 (French suits), each with geometrical figures or scientific instruments, lacking: ace of spades; 3, 5, 10, and knave of hearts; 6 and 8 of diamonds; 3 and knave of

Lot #: 465

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Playing cards. A deck of playing cards, London: Rowley & Co., between 1774 & 1776, a complete deck of 52 playing cards, comprising 4 suits of 13: pikeheads (black), shamrocks (green), heart on goblets (red), and faceted diamonds (orange), each with pip cards 1-10 and 3 copper-engraved half-length

Lot #: 466

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Sketchley (James, publisher). New Invented Conversation Cards, 1770, 17 (of 48 or 52?) copper engraved playing cards, each with a word to upper margin and associated illustration below, 'Church' with title, and others each with imprint to lower margin, dusty and toned, plain versos, 3 with juvenile

Lot #: 467

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Spanish playing cards. A deck of playing cards, Barcelona: Torras Y Sanmartí, 1831, forty-eight wood engraved cards with stencilled colouring (complete), comprising four suits of twelve (national suits), each with ace, pip cards 2-9, and three full-length court cards (king, knight, jack), 4 of cups

Lot #: 468

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Album. An album of flower collages, circa 1830s-1840s, 39 leaves, each with a flower collage to recto, carefully composed of cut-out pieces of painted pith and coloured paper layered to form identifiable flowers, including fuchsias, sweetpeas, pelargoniums, wisteria, primroses, pansies

Lot #: 469

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Alphabet. London Plaything, circa 1810, 26 circular bone counters, each with a black ink letter in upper case to one side repeated in lower case to the other side, a few rubbed, diameter 31mm (1.24ins), housed in original bone inner cylindrical canister (cracked) with screw-top lid (decoration

Lot #: 470

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Harris (John & Wallis, John, publishers). Historical Pastime or a New Game of the History of England from the Conquest to the Accession of George the Third, London: J. Harris & J. Wallis, December 1st, 1803, hand-coloured engraving, comprising 157 circles, terminating in an oval portrait of King

Lot #: 471

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Harris (John, Publisher). Geographical Recreation, or A Voyage Round the Habitable Globe, Publish'd Octr. 1st 1809, hand-coloured engraving sectionalised on linen, with 116 circular illustrations arranged in five concentric circles, the 4 largest illustrations depicting maps of Europe, Asia, Africa

Lot #: 472

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Darton (W. & T., publisher). Walker's Tour through England and Wales, A New Pastime, Published for the Author, W. & T. Darton, January 2nd 1809, hand-coloured engraved map, sectionalised on linen, with columns of letterpress rules and directions to either side, generally in very good condition

Lot #: 473

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Slavery. A scissor cut, circa 1820s-1830s, black paper scissor cut, depicting a slave holding up his chains standing beneath a large palm tree on an island, a sailing ship on the sea beside, image size 10 x 16.5cm (4 x 6.5ins), mounted on album leaf, with contemporary inscription in brown ink below

Lot #: 474

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Trades & Pastimes. A collection of leaves with hand-drawn illustrations, circa 1832, 10ff., each with 10 pen, ink and watercolour illustrations to recto, each drawing within a decorative frame (the frames shaped differently on each leaf), a couple with pencilled titles, depicting a variety of

Lot #: 475

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 21 Jan 2021

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Trades. The Yankee Trader, or the Laughable Game of What d'Ye Buy? By Doctor Busby, circa 1860, boxed game (complete), comprising: 12 hand-coloured engraved cards, depicting various trades, each titled beneath image (shoemaker, tin plate worker, bookseller, apothecary, farmer, barber, musical

Lot #: 476

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 21 Jan 2021