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Le Corbusier
Des Canons, Des Munitions? Merci! Des Logis ... S.V.P., Monographie du 'Pavillon des Temps Nouveaux' ..., 1938, Boulogne (Seine); L'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui, oblong quarto, 148 pages, cloth-backed pictorial boards

Estimate: £200-300

NOT SOLD
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Domus
Domus, [The Very Best from the Seminal Architecture and Design Journal] 1928-1999, [2006], Taschen, edited by Charlotte and Peter Fiell, folio, twelve volumes, decorative boards (still sealed in publisher's polythene)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £160
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Lot 3

Altschuler (Bruce)
Salon to Biennial - Exhibitions That Made Art History, Volume I: 1863-1959, 2008, Phaidon, quarto, cloth with printed paper band wrap and plastic cover;
with fourteen others (15)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £170
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Whitaker (Robert) 1939-2011
[Paul McCartney] 'Paul with Fan', Anchorage, Alaska 1966, ?gelatin silver print, 570mm x 383mm, titled and signed by the photographer on lower mount, mounted framed and glazed

Artist's Resale Rights/Droit de Suite may apply to this lot, please refer to our Terms of Business

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £220
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Lot 5

Harling (Robert) edit.
Image: A Quarterly of the Visual Arts, Numbers 1 to 8, 1949-1952, eight volumes (all published), colour and monochrome illustrations after Piper, Gill, Ravilious, etc., cloth bound retaining original wraps;
Moore (Henry)
, Shelter Sketch Book, nd., Editions Poetry, facsimile artists signature to front free endpaper (dated 1940), colour plates, dust wrapper (priced 15/-);

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £220
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Lot 6

Brandt (Bill)
The English at Home, 1936, Batsford and Scribner's, 63 photographic illustrations, original pictorial boards (some wear to backstrip and edges);
Morand (Paul)
, Paris de Nuit - Paris After Dark, nd [c1933], only 56 (of 62) photographic illustrations, spiral bound pictorial wrappers (2)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £200
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Lot 7

Legrand (Edy.)
Macao et Cosmage, ou l'Experience du Bonheur, 1919, Paris; Editions de la Nouvelle Revue Francaise, quarto, colour illustrations (some leaves loose), pictorial boards (worn);
de Brunhoff (Jean)
, The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant, 1934, Methuen, folio, first English edition, ownership inscription, original cloth-backed pictorial boards (worn);
Oftini (Fritz von) & Pellar (Hanns)
, Der Kleine Konig, nd. [c1909], Munchen; Dietrich, oblong quarto, colour plates, original cloth-backed boards;
Nicholson (William)
, [Clever Bill], nd., Heinemann, defective ?first edition, front endpaper followed by 22 numbered pages with colour illustrations, lacking upper board and backstrip, rear board detached;
Anderson (Anne) illus.
, The Sunbeam Picture Book, nd., Collins, folio, eight colour illustrations, cloth-backed pictorial boards (5)

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £200
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Lot 8

Crane (Walter)
Shakespeare's Comedy of The Merry Wives of Windsor presented in Eight Pen Designs by Walter Crane, 1894, George Allen, folio, numbered limited edition of 650, eight illustrations mounted on card leaves (some foxing), signed by Crane and by the printer, top edge gilt, original green cloth gilt;
Wagner (Richard)
, The Ring of the Niblung; The Rhinegold & the Valkyrie, Siegfried & The Twilight of the Gods, 1912-1911, Heinemann, two volumes, sixty-four mounted colour plates after Arthur Rackham, original cloth gilt;
with two others (5)

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £320
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Lot 9

Shakespeare (William)
A Collection of Prints from Pictures Painted for the Purpose of Illustrating the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare, by the Artists of Great Britain, 1803, Boydell, large folio, 98 plates and two vignettes, contemporary calf gilt (re-backed, binding worn, hinge cracked between frontis and title, some staining to pages, several plates with repaired/reinforced margins)

Estimate: £1200-1800

Sold: £1200
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Lot 10

Aesop
The Fables of Aesop, 1909, quarto, numbered limited edition of 750, signed by the illustrator, twenty-five mounted colour plates after Edward J. Detmold, original maroon cloth

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £400
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Lot 11

Barrie (J.M.)
The Admirable Crichton, nd. [c1914], Hodder & Stoughton, quarto, numbered limited Edition de Luxe, signed by the illustrator, twenty mounted colour plates after Hugh Thomson as called for, top edge gilt, original full vellum gilt

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £100
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Lot 12

Blyton (Enid)
The Boy Next Door, 1944, Newnes, first edition, dust wrapper (worn with loss);
idem,
The Island of Adventure, 1944, Macmillan, first edition, dust wrapper;
with three other first editions from the 'Adventure' series (5)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £420
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Lot 13

Shakespeare (William)
Shakespeare's Comedy of A Midsummer-Nights Dream, 1914, Constable, quarto, twelve mounted colour plates after W. Heath Robinson, original cloth, dust wrapper;
with five others (6)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £300
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Lot 14

Rossetti (Christina)
Poems, nd., Blackie, quarto, thirty-six mounted colour plates after Florence Harrison, foxing to fore-edge, top edge gilt, original cloth gilt

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £350
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Lot 15

Bates (H.E.)
Flowers and Faces, 1935, Golden Cockerel Press, numbered limited edition of 325, signed by the author, four plates after John Nash, original quarter green morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £300
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Lot 16

Milne (A.A.)
Winnie-The-Pooh, 1926, Methuen, first edition, gutter exposed in places, original cloth (rubbed)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £120
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Lot 17

Bartolozzi (Francesco)
Eighty Two Prints engraved by F. Bartolozzi, &c. from the Original Drawings of Guercino in the Collection of His Majesty (Vol I), [with] Seventy-Three Prints, engraved by F. Bartolozzi, &c. from the Original Pictures and Drawings of Michael Angelo, Domenichino, ...., (Vol II), nd. [c1800], Boydell, folio, 154 (of 155) engraved plates, one sheet with three plates and two sheets with two plates, contemporary half calf (worn, detached boards)

Estimate: £1000-2000

Sold: £2200
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Lot 18

Wordsworth (William)
The White Doe of Rylstone; or The Fate of the Nortons, 1815, Longman, Hurst, Rees .., first edition, quarto, engraved frontis, quarter roan;
[MacDonogh (Felix)]
, The Hermit in London; or, Sketches of English Manners, 1819-20, Colburn, five volumes, half calf gilt;
Wilcox (Ella Wheeler)
, Poems of Pleasure, 1903, [and] Poems of Passion, 1903, Gay and Bird, two volumes, all edges gilt, full Morocco by Bumpus;
Burns (Robert)
, The Works of Robert Burns .., 1819, Allason .., four volumes, portrait frontis, diced calf;
with thirty one others, leather bound (43)

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £200
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Lot 19

Le Carré, John
The Spy Who Came In From The Cold, 1963, Gollancz, first edition with bright dustwrapper, faint water stain to rear panel of dustwrapper, not price-clipped, priced 18/-net.

Estimate: £600-800

Sold: £550
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Lot 20

Herbert, Frank
Dune, 1966, Gollancz, First UK edition in dustwrapper. Priced 30/- to front flap

Estimate: £80-100

Sold: £200
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Lot 21

Amis, Martin
Dead Babies, 1975, Jonathan Cape, First edition with dustwrapper. Signed by the author.

Estimate: £80-100

Sold: £70
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Lot 22

Le Carré, John
A selection of first editions with dustwrappers including
The Honourable Schoolboy, A Perfect Spy (2), Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, A Small Town in Germany, Smiley's People (2), The Little Drummer Girl, The Night Manager (signed), Single and Single (signed to publisher's bookplate, pasted in), A Delicate Truth (signed), The Pigeon Tunnel (signed), Sarratt and the Draper of Watford (signed), A Legacy of Spies (signed), Our Kind of Traitor (signed), Adam Sisman's biography of Le Carré plus 9 other first editions and 3 later issue titles. (29)

Estimate: £80-100

Sold: £190
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Lot 23

Waugh, Evelyn
A selection of first editions including Scoop (no dustwrapper, front free endpaper removed), Unconditional Surrender (2 copies both in dustwrapper), A Tourist in Africa, The Ordeal of Gilbert Penfold (2 copies, one with front free endpaper removed), Officers and Gentlemen, A Little Learning, Put Out More Flags (no dustwrapper) and one reprint. (10)

Estimate: £80-100

Sold: £100
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Lot 24

Fleming, Ian Dr No, 1958, Jonathan Cape. First edition in dustwrapper, boards without silhouette. Ownership bookplate to front pastedown. Facsimile restoration to chip at head of spine, tape repairs to verso of dustwrapper.

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £220
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Lot 25

Fleming, Ian Thunderball, 1961, Jonathan Cape. First edition in bright dustwrapper, not price-clipped.

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £250
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Lot 26

Fleming, Ian On Her Majesty's Secret Service, Jonathan Cape. First edition in browned dustwrapper, not price-clipped.

Estimate: £150-200

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Lot 27

Fleming, Ian You Only Live Twice, 1964, Jonathan Cape. First edition in dustwrapper, not price-clipped. Ownership inscription.
Idem
The Man With The Golden Gun, 1965, Jonathan Cape. First edition in dustwrapper. Ownership inscription. Nice copy.
Idem
Octopussy, 1966, Jonathan Cape. First edition in dustwrapper. (3)

Estimate: £200-300

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Lot 28

Fleming, Ian A selection of early reprints, some in facsimile dustwrappers (6)

Estimate: £80-100

Sold: £110
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Lot 29

Christie, Agatha 17 first editions in dustwrapper, including 4.50 From Paddington, Ordeal By Innocence, At Bertram's Hotel, Passenger to Frankfurt. A Pocket Full of Rye, A Caribbean Mystery inter alia. Together with a second printing of Death On The Nile without dustwrapper. (18)

Estimate: £100-120

Sold: £220
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Lot 30

Mauchline Binding
Burns, Robert
Poetical Works, n.d., Gall and Inglis. Specially bound in wood 'grown on the banks of the Doon' with transfer engravings of local scenery. Brown leather spine with gilt decorations and titles. Gauffered gilt edges and marbled endpapers (front hinge starting). Six steel engravings as issued. An unusual binding in nice condition.

Estimate: £80-100

Sold: £110
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Lot 31

Banks, Iain The Wasp Factory, 1984, Macmillan. First edition in dustwrapper. A very nice, sharp copy, spine tips lightly worn and tiny area of bubbling to the laminate on the rear panel of the dustwrapper, otherwise fine.

Estimate: £80-120

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Lot 32

Banks, Iain Walking on Glass, 1985, Macmillan, 2 copies, one signed, both first edition in dustwrapper.
idem
The Bridge, 1986, Macmillan, first edition in dustwrapper.
Together with 7 further first editions, 4 signed (A Song of Stone, The Business, Whit, Dead Air) and 1 US first edition (Canal Dreams, corner of prelim clipped). (11)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £70
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Lot 33

Banks, Ian M. A collection of the ten Science Fiction titles; Look To Windward (signed), Feersum Endjinn, The Hydrogen Sonata (signed), Against a Dark Background, Use of Weapons (front hinge splitting), The Algebraist (2 copies, both signed), Excession, Inversions, Surface Detail, all first editions in dustwrapper, none price-clipped, all about fine. The State of the Art, US first edition, signed, spine-faded. (11)

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £110
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Lot 34

Pullman, Philip The Subtle Knife, 1997, Scholastic. First edition in dustwrapper, signed to the title page. The second in the His Dark Materials Trilogy. A very near fine copy.
idem
Lyra's Oxford, 2003, David Fickling, red cloth boards with illustrated title label to front panel as issued.
Together with three hardback reprints, The Book of Dust signed. (5)

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £100
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Lot 35

Eliot (George)
[Works], nd., Blackwood, ten volumes, top edge gilt, half calf;
Ibsen (Henrik)
, The Works of Henrik Ibsen, 1917, N.Y.;Scribner's, thirteen volumes, top edge gilt, half morocco (board detached)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £180
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Lot 36

Cooper (J.F.)
The Last of the Mohicans; A Narrative of 1757, 1831, Colburn and Bentley, frontis (lower edge cropped), engraved title, full leather

Estimate: £50-80

Sold: £80
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Lot 37

Heller (Joseph)
Catch 22, 1962, Cape, first GB edition, dust wrapper (priced 21s. net);
Ishiguro (Kazuo)
, The Remains of the Day, 1989, Faber, first edition, dust wrapper (priced £10.99);
Beckett (Samuel)
, Waiting for Godot, 1956, Faber, first edition, dust wrapper (priced 9s 6d net);
Huxley (Aldous)
, The Doors of Perception, 1954, Chatto & Windus, first edition, dust wrapper (priced 6s. net);
Amis (Martin)
, Money, 1984, Cape, first edition, dust wrapper (priced £8.95);
Rice (Anne)
, Interview with the Vampire, 1976, Raven, first edition, dust wrapper (priced £3.95);
with twenty-five others (31)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £550
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Lot 38

Homer
The Iliad and Odyssey, translated by Alexander Pope, 2009, Chester River Press, large quarto, two volumes, top edges gilt, dust wrappers, slipcase

Estimate: £60-80

Sold: £90
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Lot 39

Wodehouse (P.G.)
Pigs Have Wings, 1952, Herbert Jenkins, first edition, dust wrapper (priced 9/6 net);
idem
, Full Moon, nd., Herbert Jenkins, states 'First Printing', dust wrapper (priced 8/6 net);
idem
, Uncle Dynamite, nd., Herbert Jenkins, states 'First Printing', dust wrapper (priced 8/6 net);
idem
, The Mating Season, nd., Herbert Jenkins, states 'First Printing', dust wrapper (priced 8/6 net);
with forty-two others (46)


Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £720
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Lot 40

Simenon (Georges)
The Disintegration of J.P.G., 1937, Routledge, first English edition, label scar to front pastedown, lacking front free endpaper, original cloth (stained);
idem
, Affairs of Destiny, 1942, Routledge, first English edition, chipped dust wrapper (priced 8s.);
idem
, Lost Moorings, 1946, Routledge, first English edition, remnant dust wrapper (priced 8s.6d.);
with eighty-three others by the author, all believed to be English firsts, all in dust wrapper (86)

Estimate: £300-500

Sold: £500
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Lot 41

Swift (Jonathan)
The Works of the Reverend Dr. Jonathan Swift ... in Twenty Volumes, 1772, Dublin; George Faulkner, twenty volumes, three frontis, five maps and eight plates, contemporary calf (worn);
Sterne (Laurence)
, The Works of Laurence Sterne, Complete in Eight Volumes ..., 1790, eight volumes, calf (top edge of title pages excised);
with five others (a.f.) (33)

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £250
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Lot 42

'A Square' [Abbott (Edwin A.)]
Flatland, A Romance of Many Dimensions, 1884, Seeley, new and revised edition, later cloth (top edge cropped with loss to some page numbers, binding worn, sold not subject to return)

Estimate: £50-100

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Lot 43

Miniature Book
Schloss's English Bijou Almanac for 1841, Poetically Illustrated by the Hon. Mrs. Norton, Schloss, frontis portrait, illustrated, 20mm x 14mm, all edges gilt, original ?vellum gilt binding and slipcase

Estimate: £50-100

Sold: £180
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Lot 44

Jonson (Benjamin)
The Workes of Benjamin Jonson, 1616, Stansby, engraved general title after William Hole, small folio in sixes, initial blank not present, loss to corners of R4, 2H2, 3D4 and 4E6 not affecting text, 2Q2 and 2Q5 reversed, closed tear to 3B6 into text, hole in 3H2 not affecting text, 4Q3 & 4Q4 are holed with loss and manuscript restoration, 4Q4 laid down, calf (binding worn, joints and back strip cracked)

Estimate: £800-1200

Sold: £750
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Lot 45

Spenser (Edmund)
The Faerie Queen: The Shepheards Calendar: Together with the Other Works of England's Arch-Poet, Edm. Spenser, Collected into one Volume, and carefully corrected, 1617, Matthew Lownes, quarto in sixes, general title and dedication leaf cropped, edges shaved, later calf

Estimate: £200-400

Sold: £750
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Lot 46

Rochefoucault (Duke de la)
The Memoirs of the Duke De La Rochefoucault ..., 1683, James Partridge, fore-edge of errata leaf and advert leaf nibbled, early calf (worn)

Estimate: £100-200

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Lot 47

Fontaine (John de la)
Fables and Tales from La Fontaine in French and English. Now First Translated. To which is prefix'd The Author's Life, 1734, Bettsworth, Hitch and Davis, calf (re-backed, ?varnished, hinges taped)

Estimate: £100-200

Sold: £90
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Lot 48

Ralegh (Sir Walter) [Raleigh]
The Historie of the World, in Five Bookes ..., 1652, folio in sixes, additional engraved title, eight double page maps/plans (margins of plates perished/worn with some insect damage), calf (re-backed, hinges taped)

Estimate: £200-300

Sold: £400
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Lot 49

[Dugdale (William)]
A Short View of the Late Troubles in England, 1681, Moses Pitt, folio in fours, portrait frontis, recent quarter calf

Estimate: £100-150

Sold: £250
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Lot 50

Fowles (John)
The Magus, 1966, Cape, second impression, signed by the author for the New Fiction Society, dust wrapper (price-clipped, small Non Fiction Society label on wrapper backstrip);
Amis (Martin)
, Success, 1978, Cape, first edition, dust wrapper (priced £3.95, New Fiction Society label on wrapper backstrip);
with fifteen others, first and early editions of 20th century literature (17)

Estimate: £80-120

Sold: £50
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