Modern Books and Manuscripts
BUDAY GEORGE (1955)
George Buday’s Eleventh Little Book, the Rules of Etiquette for Ladies and GentlemenEnquire
Advance copy. With numerous woodcut illustrations by the author. 16mo. 135 x 95 mm. 32 pp. Compiled and illustrated with wood engravings, hand-set and hand printed in a limited edition for his friends by the author. London.
BUDAY George (1943)
George Buday's Little Book of Hungarian Folktales and IllustrationsEnquire
First edition. With woodcut illustrations by the author. 16mo. (129 x 80 mm.) Colour illustration on dust wrapper using the publisher's original wood blocks of a church and village. With soft orange wrappers also illustrated with the same woodcut in black. Only very slightly browned and with some foxing within the text. A good copy. 32 pp. Favil Press. London.
GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS. ; POWYS Llewelyn (1934)
Glory of LifeEnquire
One of 275 copies on paper of a total edition of 277. Frontispiece and 12 smaller wood-engravings by Robert Gibbings, engraved title page and opening line of text printed in red. Folio (33cm.) 34, p., Original vellum-backed cloth, spine lettered in gilt. T.e.g., others uncut. London, The Golden Cockerel Press.
CHARPENTIER Gustave.; DELMAS Marc (1931)
Gustave Charpentier et le Lyrisme FrançaisEnquire
Portrait frontispiece, illustrations in the text. First edition. 8vo., quarter brown cloth over orange buckram, leather title label to spine, original wrappers bound in, new endpapers, fore and lower edges uncut. Paris, Librairie Delagrave.
FREUD Lucian (2001)
'Heads above the rest'Enquire
Autograph postcard signed, 15 by 10.5 cm, to the art critic Richard Dorment, in the original envelope, addressed to Dorment at the Daily Telegraph, franked 19 Sep 2001, inscribed in ink 'Heads above the Rest What a really good essay. Lucian Freud'.
WEISSENBORN Helmuth; WHITTINGTON PRESS ; SHAW Christopher (2001)
Hellmuth Weissenborn's Country Scenes. Designer binding by Christopher Shaw.Enquire
Two volumes in one. One of 250 copies printed on Rosa paper. Designer binding by Christopher Shaw in full green Harmatan goatskin, all over floral design in red gold tooling with floral borders and red leather spine label lettered in gilt, a.e.g. Whittington Press, Cheltenham.
BEERBOHM MAX ()
Heroes and Heroines of Bitter SweetEnquire
Five coloured caricatures signed by subjects on mounted card, and one facsimile note also mounted on card. First edition. 30cm by 40 cm. Number 58 of 900 copies. Portfolio of original quarter vellum over gilt-lettered grey boards, certificate of limitation on inside front board. [London, Leadlay Ltd.].
GOURMONT Remy de (1894)
First edition.Lithographed frontispiece. 8vo. Number 278 of 278 copies "sur vélin ivoire", signed and numbered by the author. Very fragile metallic paper printed wrappers with gothic letter titles on wrapper and spine. Slight chips to head and tail of spine and starting at joints, upper wrapper still sewn but a little loose. 199pp.+l. Paris, Edition du Mercure de France,