Toovey's auction

Toovey's
Spring Gardens
RH20 3BS Washington, West Sussex
United Kingdom
[email protected] · +44 (0)1903 891955

Date of the auction: 03.10.2017

Back

Image

'CARROLL, Lewis' [Charles Lutwidge DODGSON]. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [and] Through the Looking-glass. London: 1929. 2 vols., 8vo (152 x 98mm.) Numerous illustrations after John Tenniel. (Occasional light spotting or browning.) Contemporary blue half-calf, by Riviere & Son of London, the

Lot #: 3001

Estimate: £120 - £180

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

AUSTEN, Jane. Pride and Prejudice. London & New York: 1895. 8vo (178 x 120mm.) Illustrations by Charles E. Brock. (Occasional light spotting.) Contemporary half-calf, t.e.g. (spine slightly faded

Lot #: 3002

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

BINDINGS. - Hilaire BELLOC. The Verse. [N.p.:] The Nonesuch Press, 1954. Limited edition of 1650 copies, this number 1362 of 1250 for sale in the U.K., 4to (203 x 139mm.) Publisher's device to title. Contemporary red morocco, for Henry Sotheran Ltd, gilt turn-ins, t.e.g. (spine slightly faded

Lot #: 3003

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

TROLLOPE, Anthony. Can You Forgive Her; London: Chapman and Hall, 1864. 2 vols., first edition, 8vo (207 x 126mm.) Numerous plates. (Occasional minor creases, final leaf of text to vol. I torn with marginal loss and restored). 20th century red half-morocco, for Sotheran, the spine in six

Lot #: 3004

Estimate: £60 - £100

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

CERVÁNTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de. The Life and Exploits of the Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha. Translated… by Charles Jarvis. London: C. Whittingham for John Sharpe, 1809. 4 vols., 8vo (126 x 76mm.) Engraved frontispieces and additional decorative titles. (Some browning and spotting

Lot #: 3005

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

VERTOT, M. L'Abbe de. The History of the Revolutions of Portugal… the fourth edition. London: 1735. 8vo (191 x 115mm.) Engraved frontispiece, engraved genealogy, woodcut decorative initials, head and tail pieces. (Light browning, occasional damp-staining, soiling and light spotting.) 19th century

Lot #: 3006

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

BINDINGS. - Laurence STERNE. The Works. London: 1780. 10 vols., 8vo (177 x 109mm.) 10 engraved plates by Hogarth and others, 'marbled leaf' incorrectly bound in vol. I. (Light spotting and browning.) Contemporary calf, spines gilt, (extremities slightly rubbed, some joints splitting). Provenance

Lot #: 3007

Estimate: £50 - £90

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

CUVIER, [Georges]. The Animal Kingdom… Natural History of Animals, and an Introduction to Comparative Anatomy. London: G. Henderson, 1834. 7 vols. (including 3 plate volumes), 8vo (213 x 133mm.) Numerous hand-coloured plates. (Browning and spotting throughout, some offsetting, title and additional

Lot #: 3008

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

BINDINGS. - Walter SCOTT. [The Works]. London: Adam & Charles Black, 1897. 29 vols., 8vo (187 x 118mm.) Uncoloured frontispieces. (Light browning.) Contemporary half-calf (extremities lightly bumped and scuffed). - And two other volumes relating to Scott (J.G. LOCKHART. 'The Life of Sir Walter

Lot #: 3009

Estimate: £50 - £90

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

BINDINGS. - John OWEN. Epigrammatum Ioan Oweni Cambro Britanni Oxoniensis. Amsterdam: 1657. 6mo (95 x 60mm.) Engraved decorative title, engraved portrait plate. (Light browning and occasional spotting, some minor worm damage and ink marginalia.) Contemporary vellum (extremities lightly bumped

Lot #: 3010

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

BINDINGS. - James MACKINTOSH. Memoirs… edited by his son, Robert James Mackintosh. London: Edward Moxon, 1835. 2 vols., 8vo (214 x 130mm.) Portrait frontispieces. (Light spotting and browning to first and last few leaves.) Near contemporary calf by Edmonston & Douglas, the spines gilt in six

Lot #: 3011

Estimate: £60 - £100

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

BINDINGS. - [Francois] LA ROCHEFOUCAULD. Maximes. London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1912. 4to (160 x 118mm.) Title printed in red and black. Contemporary red morocco gilt, for Hatchards, the upper cover titled in gilt within fillet borders, the lower cover with similar fillet decoration, the spine in six

Lot #: 3012

Estimate: £50 - £90

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

BINDINGS. - Andrew LANG. Letters to Dead Authors… a new edition. London & New York: Longmans, Green & Co., 1892. Limited large paper edition of 113 copies, this number 4, 8vo (222 x 142mm.) (Light browning to edges.) Early 20th century morocco (spine faded). - And forty-six other 19th and 20th

Lot #: 3013

Estimate: £50 - £80

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

CHAMBERLAIN, Basil, et al. Japanese Fairy Tales. London, Glasgow & Boston: Gowans & Gray, Ltd., and Leroy Phillips, 1920. 8vo (141 x 93mm.) (Occasional light spotting.) 20th century half-calf (spine slightly faded). - And one other volume ('Aucassin & Nicolette'. Edinburgh & London: T.N. Foulis Ltd

Lot #: 3014

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

SAUNDERS, Richard.] 'Cardanus RIDER'. Rider's British Merlin: For the Year of our Lord God 1741… With Notes of Husbandry, Fairs, Marts, and Tables for many necessary Uses. London: printed by R. Nutt for the Company of Stationers, [n.d. but circa 1740]. Title in red and black, occasional woodcut

Lot #: 3015

Estimate: £50 - £70

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

JUSTINUS, Marcus Junianus.] Iustini Historiarum Ex Trogo Pompeio Lib XLIV cum notis Isaaci Vossii. Leiden: ex Officina Elzeviriana, 1640. 12mo (128 x 69mm.) Engraved decorative title, woodcut head pieces and decorative initials. (Light browning, minor marginal damp-staining.) Contemporary vellum

Lot #: 3016

Estimate: £70 - £100

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

MÜNTZ, J.H. Encaustic: Or, Count Caylus's Method of Painting In the Manner of the Ancients. To which is added a sure and easy Method for Fixing of Crayons. London: printed for the author and A. Webley, 1760. 8vo (181 x 109mm.) Engraved vignette to title. (Light browning, some spotting to first and

Lot #: 3017

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

PSALMS. The Psalmes Or, Prayers Taken Out of the Holy Scripture: commonly called, The Kings Psalmes [with] The Queen's Prayers or Meditations. London: Valentine Sims, 1606. 12mo (127 x 76 mm) Elaborate engraved printer's device to title page, scrolled decorative borders to leaves. (Occasional insect

Lot #: 3018

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

MINIATURE BOOK. - [VIRGIL] Publius Virgilius MARO. [Opera.] London: Pickering, 1821. 8vo (81 x 43mm.) Engraved portrait frontispiece. (Browning and light spotting, some damp-staining to first few leaves, occasional minor soiling, some marginal tears with minor loss, lacking 1p. advertisements at

Lot #: 3019

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

SOMNER, William. A Treatise of the Roman Ports and Forts in Kent… Publish'd by James Brome, M.A. Rector of Cheriton. Oxford: printed at the Theater, 1693. 8vo (164 x 100mm.) Engraved portrait frontispiece, Oxford University printer's device to title. (Light browning, some spotting, occasionally

Lot #: 3020

Estimate: £60 - £100

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

MILLER, Samuel. A Sermon, preached in New York, July 4th, 1793. Being the Anniversary of the Independence of America: at the Request of the Tammany Society, or Columbian Order. New York: printed by Thomas Greenleaf, [n.d. but circa 1793.] 8vo signed in 4s (181 x 113mm.) Later green Levant morocco

Lot #: 3021

Estimate: £120 - £180

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

LABELYE, Charles.] The Result of a Particular View of the North Level of the Fens. Taken in August, 1745. London: C. and J. Ackers, 1748; [bound with:] The Ancient and Present State of the Navigation of the Towns of Lyn, Wisbeach, Spalding, and Boston… the second edition enlarged. London: printed

Lot #: 3022

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

DICKENS, Charles. The Chimes. London & New York: 1905. 8vo (178 x 115mm.) 8 colour plates by C.E. Brock. (Occasional light spotting.) Original vellum blocked in gilt, t.e.g. (slightly soiled). - And one other similar volume by Dickens illustrated by Brock (2

Lot #: 3023

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

OWEN, Richard. Memoir on the Dodo… with an historical introduction by the late William John Broderip. London: printed by Taylor and Francis, 1866. 4to (312 x 238mm.) Colour lithographed frontispiece, 10 lithographed plates (1 colour). (Light browning and spotting, occasional minor soiling.) Late

Lot #: 3024

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

HAMILTON, Augustus. The Art Workmanship of the Maori Race in New Zealand. Dunedin: Fergusson & Mitchell, 1896-1900. 5 parts in 1 vol., 4to (305 x 237mm.) Numerous plates and illustrations. (Light browning, occasional minor spotting, soiling and marginal tears without loss.) Contemporary morocco

Lot #: 3025

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

MEYRICK, Samuel Rush, and Charles Hamilton SMITH. The Costume of the Original Inhabitants of the British Isles. London: printed by Howlett and Brimmer for T. M'Lean, 1821. First edition, folio (359 x 250mm.) Hand-coloured aquatint additional decorative title, 24 hand-coloured aquatint plates. (Light

Lot #: 3026

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

GEORGE, Ernest. Etchings of Venice. London: The Fine Art Society, Limited, 1888. Folio (390 x 305mm.) 12 etchings all signed in pencil by Ernest George. (Light browning and spotting, some offsetting.) Original cloth blocked in brown (extremities bumped and scuffed, head and foot of spine chipped

Lot #: 3027

Estimate: £120 - £180

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

BLACKBURN, [Jemima]. Birds Drawn from Nature. Glasgow: James Maclehose, 1868. Folio (370 x 263mm.) 45 lithographs, 1p. of advertisements bound as frontispiece. (Spotting and light browning.) Original pictorial cloth blocked in gilt (extremities bumped and scuffed, hinges splitting). Provenance: J

Lot #: 3028

Estimate: £50 - £90

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

FRASER, George MacDonald. Flash for Freedom! London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1971. First edition, 8vo (209 x 130mm.) Original boards, dust-jacket. - And seven others by Fraser (8

Lot #: 3029

Estimate: £30 - £50

Date: 3 Oct 2017

Image

LLOYD, J. William. The Natural Man, a Romance of the Golden Age. Newark, New Jersey: Benedict Prieth, 1902. 4to (160 x 119mm.) Decorative title printed in red and black. (Some spotting or browning.) Original buckram (darkened unevenly). Note: signed by the author to leaf opposing title. Provenance

Lot #: 3030

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 3 Oct 2017