Book Catalogue – Private Press

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APPLETON, Honor C. (artist). An original…

1. APPLETON, Honor C. (artist). An original watercolour illustration from Josephine Is Busy.

1918.

£2200

A stunning original, signed, watercolour painting (image size 196 x 285mm), with bodycolour, by Honor C. Appleton, beautifully displayed in a cream acid-free mount hand-ruled in gilt with an…

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ARDIZZONE, Edward (artist). An original…

2. ARDIZZONE, Edward (artist). An original pen-and-ink drawing.

1959.

£1250

An original pen-and-ink illustration (150 x 160mm), unsigned, slightly dusted, with marginal printer's marks, floated in an ivory acid-free mount and presented in a pale oak frame.This image…

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ARNAL, Raphaël (artist). Les Filles de Monsieur…

3. ARNAL, Raphaël (artist). Les Filles de Monsieur Bonjour,

circa 1950.

[sold]

Small folio. Artist's card binding with original artwork, in colours, to upper cover and onlaid manuscript paper title; with hand-lettered and illustrated title-page, 30 text leaves in…

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THOMAS, Dylan (author).  Peter BAILEY (artist). An…

4. THOMAS, Dylan (author). Peter BAILEY (artist). An original watercolour illustration for A Child's Christmas in Wales: "… we went singing carols once, when there wasn't the shaving of a moon to light the flying streets".

[2014].

[sold]

A fine original watercolour painting, image size 135 x 120mm, on Bockingford archival watercolour paper, presented within a cream acid-free mount, depicting a scene from Dylan Thomas's…

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BOTANICAL ALBUM. Botanical Album with Original…

5. BOTANICAL ALBUM. Botanical Album with Original Illustrations of Flowers

No publisher. [n.d, 1870s].

£6000

Oblong, 26 by 36 cm. Quarter morocco over marbled boards; 22 original ink and watercolour depictions of flowers and a textual description, in French, alongside; marbled pastedown of…

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BUTTNER, Erich (Artist).  GOETHE, Johann…

With 53 original drawings by Erich Buttner

6. BUTTNER, Erich (Artist). GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von. Die [anderen unbekannten] Venezianischen Epigrammen.

[Hannover, Banas & Dette], [1919.]

£2995

8vo., (210 ? 138 mm), pp. 57, [1]; printed in red and blue; uncut in the original publisher’s boards. Limited edition (500 copies printed, this being no. 3), designed by Leopold…

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CALLIGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATED MANUSCRIPT. Shadows…

7. CALLIGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATED MANUSCRIPT. Shadows from the past. Picked from the worm-holes of long-vanished days, and from the dust of oblivion raked.

No publisher. 1850.

£4995

8vo. Contemporary purple roan, gilt fillet border, all edges gilt; calligraphic manuscript filling 108 pages in blue, black and red ink, initials illuminated in gilt and coloured pen-and-ink…

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[CHIVERS, Cedric]. Original watercolour design for…

8. [CHIVERS, Cedric]. Original watercolour design for a Chivers binding.

[No date. C. 1900]

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125 X 155mm image size, mounted. With 4 mother of pearl inlays.An attractive original watercolour design from the studio of Cedric Chivers. The design appears to be finished and ready to…

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[CHIVERS, Cedric]. Original watercolour design for…

9. [CHIVERS, Cedric]. Original watercolour design for a Chivers binding.

[No date. C. 1900]

[sold]

150 X 150mm image size, mounted. .An attractive original watercolour design from the studio of Cedric Chivers. This unfinished watercolour is a design for a volume of Sappho, and shows the pattern for both the upper board and the spine.

 
DETMOLD, Edward Julius (artist). An original…

10. DETMOLD, Edward Julius (artist). An original watercolour painting of a fawn surrounded by forest animals.

1920.

£1450

An original finely detailed, and painstakingly executed, watercolour of a young deer surrounded by forest animals, painted on artist's board within a circular grey painted border and signed…

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DOWD, Leo (Artist). Original drawing of a young…

11. DOWD, Leo (Artist). Original drawing of a young girl.

1931.

£225

Single sheet of Daily Mail headed paper, dated 15 September 1931. Horizontal fold otherwise in very good condition.A beautifully executed pen and ink drawing of a young woman in a stylish…

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[GOODALL, John S.] (illustrator). An original pen…

12. [GOODALL, John S.] (illustrator). An original pen, ink, and watercolour illustration for Andersen's Fairy Tales.

[1946].

£128

Original ink drawing on an acetate overlay above an original watercolour on card (image size 145 x 118mm); the image depicting the rat and the Little Tin Soldier from the story "The…

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GOODEN, Stephen. The British Council Royal Crest…

13. GOODEN, Stephen. The British Council Royal Crest Proof Engraving.

1941.

£498

Mounted proof engraving of Stephen Gooden's British Council design. A fine example.Signed and dated by Gooden. Founded in 1934, the British Council was granted a royal charter by King…

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GRIFFITHS, E.J. (Cartoonist) Original cartoons…

14. GRIFFITHS, E.J. (Cartoonist) Original cartoons of Lady Astor and Gracie Fields

1929

[sold]

Mounted original pen and ink wash cartoons of Lady Astor and Gracie Fields on opposite sides of a single sheet of paper. 258 x 310mm in mount.We have not been able to discover much about E.J. Griffiths. A gifted amateur.

 
GRIFFITHS, E.J. (Cartoonist) Original cartoon of…

15. GRIFFITHS, E.J. (Cartoonist) Original cartoon of Arnold Bennett.

1929

£48

Mounted original pen and ink wash cartoon of Arnold Bennett, a little browning otherwise a very good image. 258 x 310mm in mount.We have not been able to discover much about E.J. Griffiths. A gifted amateur.

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