Modern Books and Manuscripts
RUSKIN John.; GREENAWAY Kate (1885)
Dame Wiggins of Lee and her Seven Wonderful Cats: A Humorous Tale written Principally by a Lady of NinetyEnquire
Four of twenty two woodcuts by Kate Greenaway. First illustrated edition, edited with additional verses by John Ruskin. 8vo., original green cloth with lettering and image of a cat executing a picture in gilt on upper cover. Orpington, George Allen.
LENO Dan (1899)
Dan Leno Hys BookeEnquire
A Volume of Frivolities autobiographical, historical, philosophical, anecdotal and nonsensical. Illustrations. First edition. 8vo. Remboitage binding of brown cloth, the original title inked out, 'Dan Leno's Book' added in ink to the spine, printed paper label pasted to front cover. London, Greening & Co.
HAREL Monsieur (1811)
Description des Divers Appareils Propres a économiser le Temps et le Combustible. Qui se vendent chez M. Harel, Physicien et Professeur de Pyrotechnie, Breveté d'Invention. Tels sont une nouvelle Cheminé, un nouveau Poële-Fourneau, un Gril-Braisier vertical, etcEnquire
vertical, des Coquilles pour faire le rôti, des nouveaux Fourneaux à ragout, Fourneau potager, le petit Fourneau avec lequel on fait chauffer son déjeuner avec une feuille de papier, etc. etc. 12mo., contemporary calf backed blue paper covered boards, spine and very edges rather rubbed, otherwise very good. Paris, chez l'auteur.
DOUGLAS Marshal of the RAF W. Sholto.; KENNINGTON Eric (1942)
Drawing the R.A.FEnquire
A Book of Portraits introduced by Sir Ronald Storrs. Portrait frontispiece of the artist, 54 plates, of which four are in colour and tipped-in. First edition. 8vo., cloth, pictorial dust jacket. London, Oxford University Press.
DE KOONING Willem.; HESS Thomas B (1972)
Numerous illustrations in colour and black and white. Edition limited to 150 copies signed, this number 25, on Velin Cuve B.F.K. Rives paper. Folio, yellow cloth lettered in black, slipcase. A Paul Bianchini Book, Lausanne, Editions de Massons.
GAILLARD A (1916.])
Drawings of the Western FrontEnquire
Landscape format watercolour album, 24 x 16 cm, with pen and ink titling design "Album des Dessins" on front cover. c. 60 leaves, the first 23 with mounted pen and ink drawings, captioned and with trompe l'oeil framing rules. [Vaubecourt,
S. DOMINIC'S PRESS. ; GILL Eric (1921)
being an Essay in masculine Vanity and an exposure of the UnChristian apparel favoured by females. Welfare Handbook No 7. With two wood-engravings by Eric Gill and three by Desmond Chute. Title page printed in red and black. Small 4to., original grey wrappers. Ditchling, S. Dominic's Press.
Cobden-Sanderson T.J (1902)
Ecce Mundus. Industrial Ideals and the Book BeautifulEnquire
First edition. Small 4to., a good copy in original quarter vellum, lettered in black, pale brown boards a little bumped at top fore corner, fore and bottom edges uncut. London, Printed at the Chiswick Press ... Sold by the Hammersmith Publishing Society.
WADSWORTH Edward (1933)
Edward Wadsworth. Sélection chronique de la vie artistique XIIIEnquire
43 black and white illustrations. First edition. 4to, wrappers, glued in to home made card wrappers, hand lettered 'Edward Wadsworth and James Kirkup. 1933-1947', housed in a custom made folding box. Anvers, Éditions Sélection.
LAMB Charles (1823/1833)
ELIA and LAST ESSAYS OF ELIAEnquire
2 volumes, First editions, volume 1 the first issue, 8vo., volume 1 lacking the half title but with the 6pp catalogue, volume 2 with the half title, bound by Riviere in full blue crushed morocco, gilt, 5 raised bands, a.e.g., London,Taylor and Hessey, and Moxon.