Premium pages left without account:

Auction archive: Lot number 234

(Sir John).- Purcell (Henry) Dido & Aeneas: An Opera Performed by Members of the …

Auction 13.11.2014
13 Nov 2014
Estimate
£400 - £600
ca. US$631 - US$946
Price realised:
£260
ca. US$410
Auction archive: Lot number 234

(Sir John).- Purcell (Henry) Dido & Aeneas: An Opera Performed by Members of the …

Auction 13.11.2014
13 Nov 2014
Estimate
£400 - £600
ca. US$631 - US$946
Price realised:
£260
ca. US$410
Beschreibung:

(Sir John).- Purcell (Henry) Dido & Aeneas: An Opera Performed by Members of the Purcell Operatic Society, woodcuts by Edward Gordon Craig signed and inscribed by Craig on front free endpaper, original wrappers, frayed at edges, defective at lower corner, Priory Press, 1901 § Craig (Edward Gordon) The Page, vol.2 nos.1 & 2, woodcuts by Craig, with hand-coloured woodcuts of 'The Incorruptible' and 'Miss Mary Sheppy' loosely inserted (the first chipped at edges), original printed wrappers, slightly rubbed, Hackbridge, 1899; Towards a New Theatre, 1913; Woodcuts and Some Words, 1924; Henry Irving, inscribed "John Gielgud Oct. 1930. Every good wish to 'Prospero' from his mother" in pencil on front free endpaper, 1930; A Production..., one of 500 copies, 1930; Ellen Terry and her Secret Self, [1931]; Index to the Story of My Days, 1957 § Craig (Edward) Gordon Craig: The Story of His Life, 1968 § Valogne (Catherine) Gordon Craig, inscribed by EGC to John Gielgud "John from Ted 1953..." in ink on title, browned and chipped at edges, original wrappers, frayed, Paris, 1953, all from the library of John Gielgud, all but the first two and last with his signature and sometimes his bookplate, original cloth or boards, rubbed, the third and fourth rebacked, the sixth lacking spine; and a small quantity of others by or about Craig or Gielgud including programmes for Hamlet with each of them in the title role, some pamphlets and ephemera; and a folder of prints from the Ralph Richardson collection and a copy of the sale catalogue, v.s. (c.35) *** Sir John Gielgud (1904-2000) was Edward Gordon Craig's cousin, being the grandson of Kate Terry and grandnephew of Ellen Terry He generously assisted Craig in his later penurious days. Provenance; most purchased at the sale of Gielgud's collection, Sotheby's, 2001.

Auction archive: Lot number 234
Auction:
Datum:
13 Nov 2014
Auction house:
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
London, SW1Y 5LU
United Kingdom
info@dreweatts.com
+44 (0)20 78398880
Beschreibung:

(Sir John).- Purcell (Henry) Dido & Aeneas: An Opera Performed by Members of the Purcell Operatic Society, woodcuts by Edward Gordon Craig signed and inscribed by Craig on front free endpaper, original wrappers, frayed at edges, defective at lower corner, Priory Press, 1901 § Craig (Edward Gordon) The Page, vol.2 nos.1 & 2, woodcuts by Craig, with hand-coloured woodcuts of 'The Incorruptible' and 'Miss Mary Sheppy' loosely inserted (the first chipped at edges), original printed wrappers, slightly rubbed, Hackbridge, 1899; Towards a New Theatre, 1913; Woodcuts and Some Words, 1924; Henry Irving, inscribed "John Gielgud Oct. 1930. Every good wish to 'Prospero' from his mother" in pencil on front free endpaper, 1930; A Production..., one of 500 copies, 1930; Ellen Terry and her Secret Self, [1931]; Index to the Story of My Days, 1957 § Craig (Edward) Gordon Craig: The Story of His Life, 1968 § Valogne (Catherine) Gordon Craig, inscribed by EGC to John Gielgud "John from Ted 1953..." in ink on title, browned and chipped at edges, original wrappers, frayed, Paris, 1953, all from the library of John Gielgud, all but the first two and last with his signature and sometimes his bookplate, original cloth or boards, rubbed, the third and fourth rebacked, the sixth lacking spine; and a small quantity of others by or about Craig or Gielgud including programmes for Hamlet with each of them in the title role, some pamphlets and ephemera; and a folder of prints from the Ralph Richardson collection and a copy of the sale catalogue, v.s. (c.35) *** Sir John Gielgud (1904-2000) was Edward Gordon Craig's cousin, being the grandson of Kate Terry and grandnephew of Ellen Terry He generously assisted Craig in his later penurious days. Provenance; most purchased at the sale of Gielgud's collection, Sotheby's, 2001.

Auction archive: Lot number 234
Auction:
Datum:
13 Nov 2014
Auction house:
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
London, SW1Y 5LU
United Kingdom
info@dreweatts.com
+44 (0)20 78398880
Try LotSearch

Try LotSearch and its premium features for 7 days - without any costs!

  • Search lots and bid
  • Price database and artist analysis
  • Alerts for your searches
Create an alert now!

Be notified automatically about new items in upcoming auctions.

Create an alert