Sale BK24: POSTPONED Antiquarian Book Sale

Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood
Okehampton Street
St Edmund's Court
EX4 1DU Exeter
United Kingdom
[email protected] · +44 (0)1392 413100

Date of the auction: 25.01.2021

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ALBUM - Ernst Und Scherz Von Albert Hendsche

ALBUM - Ernst und Scherz von Albert Hendsche 24 prints photographed by Th Huth, Frankfurt, in a very worn original cloth, portfolio, no date

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £30 - £45

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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ANDROUET du CERCEAU, Jacques - Second Livre D'Architecture

ANDROUET du CERCEAU, Jacques - Second Livre D'Architecture Imperfect copy having 39 plates and one leaf of text, calf worn, folio, title-page is defective lacking one corner, Paris, 1561 * the first issue of the plates. *with all faults, not subject to return

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £120 - £200

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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AQUILA PRESS

AQUILA PRESS A Song about Tsar Ivan Dasilyevitch his young body-guard and the valiant merchant Kalashnikov : by Mikhail Purievitch Lermontov. Translated by John Cournos with decorations by Paul Nash - original full morocco with calf inlays and blind tooling in contrasting rectangular shapes by PAUL

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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ART & TECHNICS

ART & TECHNICS ... (publisher) English Wood-Engraving 1900-1950 by Thomas Balston 1900-1950, original cloth backed marbled boards, 4to, neat contemporary inscription to the woodcut artist Mary Skempton, 1951

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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BAWDEN, Edward

BAWDEN, Edward A Retrospective Survey by Justin Howes - original decorative wrappers, illustrated, Combined Arts, 1988. * useful reference

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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BEVERIDGE, Thomas J - English Renaissance Woodwork 1660-1730

BEVERIDGE, Thomas J - English Renaissance Woodwork 1660-1730 80 plates, cloth backed boards, folio, Batsford, (1921) with - Cescinsky, Herbert and Gribble, Ernest - Early English Furniture and Woodwork - two volumes, 1922. Fifty Years of Art Fabrics by Lisio, 1956. RW Symonds, RW - English Furniture

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £75 - £125

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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CALDER, Ritchie - Leonardo

CALDER, Ritchie - Leonardo and the Age of the Eye - sumptuously bound in full tan morocco with central device with coloured inlays by Zaehnsdorf, well illustrated, 4to, Limited edition of 250 numbered copies, the Arcadia Press, 1971. * signed by author on the title-page; with 2 books of Gilbert and

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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CESCINSKY, Herbert & GRIBBLE, Ernest R - Early English Furniture & Woodwork

CESCINSKY, Herbert & GRIBBLE, Ernest R - Early English Furniture & Woodwork 2 vols, well illustrated, cloth, folio, Waverley Book Company, 1922; with - Cescinsky, Herbert, English Furniture of the Eighteenth Century, 3 vols. illustrated, original half morocco, rubbed but sound, folio, Waverley Book

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £100 - £175

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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COX, David

COX, David a bound volume of his etched plates, (no title-page), 9 plates (water stained), original full morocco, oblong elephant folio, c1830s

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £60 - £120

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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CRAIG, John - Britten's Aldeburgh with Eighty-one Engravings & Three...

CRAIG, John - Britten's Aldeburgh with eighty-one engravings & three two-colour linocuts by the author original cloth spine and fore-edge, decorative boards, printed paper label on the spine, slipcase, folio, limited edition of 440 copies signed and numbered by the artist, Whittington Press, 1997

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £285 - £385

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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EATES, Margot - Paul Nash the Master of the Image 1889-1946

EATES, Margot - Paul Nash the Master of the Image 1889-1946, original cloth in d/w, 4to, John Murray, first ed. 1973; with - Binyon, Helen, Eric Ravilious Memoir of an Artist, illustrated, 4to, Lutterworth Press, 1983; with - Lewis, John, John Nash the painter as illustrator, illustrated, original

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £125 - £185

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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ESSLEMONT, David

ESSLEMONT, David Sixteen Contemporary Wood Engravers. A collection of wood engravings printed from the original blocks to accompany an exhibition - superb collection of woodcuts, limited to 250 numbered copies, original wrappers, 4to, Newcastle, 1982

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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FLINT, Sir William Russell - Drawings

FLINT, Sir William Russell - Drawings 122 plates, original cloth, (no jacket) folio, Collins, 1950

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £50 - £70

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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GILL, Eric - An Essay on Topography

GILL, Eric - An Essay on Topography original brick red cloth lettered on the spine in gilt, small 4to, printed by Rene Hague & Eric Gill, at Pigotts, published by Sheed & Ward, 500 copies printed signed by Hague and Eric Gill. * Scarce

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £350 - £500

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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HARDIE, Martin - Watercolour Painting in Britain

HARDIE, Martin - Watercolour Painting in Britain 3 vol. set, well illustrated, cloth in complete d/w, large 4to, Batsford, 1966

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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LACE

LACE Entwurfe Fur Moderne Spitzen von Professor J Hrdlicka [Designs for Modern Lace], title-page, 30 plates loose in original half cloth portfolio, printed boards slightly soiled, contents in very good order, tall folio, Stuttgart, nd c1902. * a rare portfolio of innovative designed bobbin lace in

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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LEAR, Edward - Journals of A Landscape Painter in Albania, &c

LEAR, Edward - Journals of a Landscape Painter in Albania, &c original blue cloth faded and a little soiled, map, 21 tinted lithograph plates, tall 8vo, inner hinges weak some pages loose, Richard Bentley, first ed, 1851

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £125 - £175

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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LEIGHTON, Clare - Wood-Engraving and Woodcuts

LEIGHTON, Clare - Wood-Engraving and Woodcuts illustrated throughout, original cloth 'How to do it' series, 1932; with 'Four Hedges,' and ' Country Matters,'illustrated by Clare Leighton, but no dust wrappers

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £50 - £70

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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MACGREGOR, Miriam - Whittington Aspects of A Cotswold Village ..; with 34...

MACGREGOR, Miriam - Whittington Aspects of a Cotswold village ..; with 34 wood-engravings original cloth backed boards in pictorial dust wrapper, in additional paper solander box, limited edition of 350 numbered and signed by the artist, Whittington Press, 1991. * excellent condition

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £80 - £150

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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MACQUOID, Percy - A History of English Furniture

MACQUOID, Percy - A History of English Furniture 4 vols. well illustrated includes colour plates, original cloth in remains of d/w's, folio, Lawrence & Bullen, 1938

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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O'CONNOR, John

O'CONNOR, John ... (illustrator) : Together and Alone Two Short Novels by Christopher Whitfield - wood engravings by John O'Connor, original cloth backed marbled boards, 8vo, Golden Cockerel Press, limited to 500 copies, 1945; with - O'Connor, John - Canals, Barges and People. Written and engraved

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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PERRY, Lilla S - Chinese Snuff Bottles

PERRY, Lilla S - Chinese Snuff Bottles well illustrated, cloth in d/w, oblong 4to, Tuttle, 1975; with two other books on the same subject

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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PHOTOGRAPHY

PHOTOGRAPHY A New History of Photography, edited by Michel Frizot, cloth in d/w, stout large 4to, Konemann, 1998; with other books on mainly the history of photography, includes Houghtons, Photographic Price List, 1907 (trade catalogue). (a lot

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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PLATE GLASS BOOK

PLATE GLASS BOOK Consisting of the following tables ... (etc) ... by a Glass House Clerk, Bound with - The Compleat Appraiser.... for the valuing of braziers, copper-smiths, plumbers, and pewterers goods also for iron, wall-paper, damask, and linen furniture; liquors, plate, &c by an Eminent Broker

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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RAVERAT, Gwen - The Wood Engravings of Gwen Raverat

RAVERAT, Gwen - The Wood Engravings of Gwen Raverat selected with an intro by Reynolds Stone - original cloth (no d/w), 4to, Faber, 1959; with - George Mackley Wood Engraver, cloth in d/w, 4to, Gresham Books, 1981; with two others on Wood engravers

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £60 - £80

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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REYNOLDS STONE

REYNOLDS STONE Engravings; with an introduction by the Artist and an Appreciation by Kenneth Clark - extensively illustrated throughout, original cloth in complete d/w, folio, Stephen Greene Press, 1977

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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ROBINSON, BW - The Arts of the Japanese Sword

ROBINSON, BW - The Arts of the Japanese Sword original cloth in d/w, well illustrated, tall 8vo, Faber, 1961; with other antique reference books including :- Deydier, Christian, Les Bronzes Archaiques Chinois, etc

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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SITWELL, Major-General H D.W - The Crown Jewels and Other Regalia in the...

SITWELL, Major-General H D.W - The Crown Jewels and other regalia in the Tower of London 8 colour plates, 32 monochrome, original cloth, folio, ex lib. The Dropmore Press, 1953

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £25 - £45

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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SKEMPTON, Mary - The Wood Engravings of Mary Skempton

SKEMPTON, Mary - The Wood Engravings of Mary Skempton 44 wood engravings, original hessian backed paper covered boards, small folio, limited edition of 150 numbered copies, Privately printed at Libanus Press Marlborough, 1989

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £100 - £125

Date: 25 Jan 2021

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TIMMINS, Howard - Tretchikoff

TIMMINS, Howard - Tretchikoff illustrated throughout mainly in colour, original buckram in decorative complete dust wrapper, folio, Harrap, 1969

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 25 Jan 2021