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Auction: Printed Books, Maps & Documents
was auctioned on: 10 May 2017
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Printed Books, Maps & Documents

Estimate: £200 - £400
ca. US$258 - US$516
Price realised:  £580
ca. US$749
Lot number 482, Views: 534

The Torch, A journal produced by students of the city of Birmingham School of Printing, Nos. 1, 2 & 3, 1933, 1938 & 1950, numerous colour and monochrome and illustrations, typographic examples, etc, advertising and layout, etc., including woodcut illustrations by Bernard Sleigh R. Thornton and others, all original cloth gilt, very slight rubbed, last volume faded to spine and with some spotting, folio/4to, together with a collection of approximately 70 other fine printed books and pamphlets, all printed by the Birmingham School of Printing, under the direction of Leonard Jay, circa 1930-50, including The Song of Songs, translated by Havelock Ellis, decorated by Bernard Sleigh 1937, Fourteen Addresses delivered to students of the Birmingham Municipal School of Art, 1892-1924, 1942, Hero & Leander by Christopher Marlowe, illustrated by Rose Thornton and Ivy Ellis, 1932, Modern Linotype Typography & Of Making Many Books There Is No End, by Leonard Jay, both 1931, Speculations on the Contemporary Painter by John Minton 1952, etc., all cloth-bound or in printed wrappers, stitched as issued, various sizes (many slim 8vo) Provenance: Ex libris F.G. Moseley. A full list of the contents of this lot is available from the Auction Office. (75)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
Title: Printed Books, Maps & Documents
Date of the auction: 10 May 2017
Address: Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
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United Kingdom
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