Modern Books and Manuscripts
GROPIUS Walter.; MOHOLY-NAGY Laszlo.; SCHLEMMER Oskar (1925)
BauhausbÜcher 4. Die BÜhne im BauhausEnquire
Folding coloured plan, numerous illustrations. First edition. Small 4to., original pictorial wrappers after a design by Oskar Schlemmer, rebound with new endpapers in full brown crushed morocco signed Zaehnsdorf, lettered in silver, thin rule in silver at top and lower margins of the front board, the top board lettered in silver 'Ashley Dukes 50' the silver oxidised. Munich, Albert Langen Verlag.
McLure and MacDonald Co, Glasgow (1896)
Big Class cutters, Meteor II and an unidentified other.Enquire
2 large format photographs, in substantial original dark wood frames, each 720 x 615 mm within mount, signed in ink on the second photograph lower right "McLure MacDonald & Co. Glasgow". c.
ALLISON W. as; "BLINKHOOLIE" (1909)
"Blairmount?" A Turf Mystery. by Blinkhoolie, Author of "Blair Athol", "The Tale of a Horse", "Hidden Talent", "The Parson and the Painter", etcEnquire
Two illustrations. First edition. 8vo., a fair copy only in original red cloth, spine lettered in gilt and with stirrups and whip motif, the spine faded, upper cover boldly lettered in black, traces of dampstaining to extreme edges and dampmarkings to the lower fore corners of the the initial blanks. London, The International Horse Agency and Exchange, Ltd., 46A, Pall Mall, S.W. December,
ROSSETTI Dante Gabriel.; TAYLOR Isaac (1835)
Boydell's Illustrations of Holy Writ: being a Series of Nearly One Hundred Copper-Plate Engravings from Original Drawings by Isaac Taylor, Junior.Enquire
Illustrations. Third edition. Tall 8vo., original brown cloth over green paper boards, printed paper label. London, Allan Bell and Co.
LEWIS Wyndham (1912)
Cabaret Theatre Club. The Cave of the Golden CalfEnquire
Four pieces of ephemera relating to the founding of this seminal artistic establishment. (1) 4to brochure, 275 mm x 220 mm, 4 leaves on two different paper stocks, in original pictorial wrappers. 6 reproductions of drawings by Lewis printed on plain paper, one half-tone reproduction of "A wall-decoration in the Cave of the Golden Calf", and one half-tone reproduction after Albert Rothenstein illustrating "The Nautch Girl" by Granville Bantock, "To be danced in the Cave of the Golden Calf, June 1912." (2) "Preliminary Prospectus". Single folded sheet, printed on two pages, with large illustration, seemingly an original lino- or wood-cut, incorporating lettering, attributed uncertainly by Richard Cork to Wyndham Lewis (but in the cataloguer's humble opinion more likely to be by Spencer Gore) (3) An application form, 270 x 220 mm. (4) An application form for the application form [sic]. The second and third items printed on "vegetable parchment" [aka greaseproof baking paper) London, April
MAUGHAM W. Somerset (1954)
Cakes and Ale, or the Skeleton in the CupboardEnquire
With an original lithograph and decorations by Graham Sutherland. Limited Edition. 8vo. Original navy blue calf boards with mushroom calf spine, with original glassine and plain paper dust jackets and original black paperboard slipcase. London, William Heinemann.
LAWRENCE T.E (1927)
Catalogue of an Exhibition of Paintings, Pastels, Drawings and Woodcuts. Illustrating Col. T.E. Lawrence's Book "Seven Pillars of Wisdom". With Prefaces by Bernard Shaw and T.E. LawrenceEnquire
With the two illustrations of Kennington's bust of Lawrence and Augustus John's portrait of King Feysal. First edition. Square 12mo., original grey printed wrappers, wrappers loose, stapled as issued. London, The Leicester Galleries, Leicester Square. February 5th - 27th,
MYRDAL Gunnar (1963)
Challenge To AffluenceEnquire
First edition, first printing. 8vo (210 x 145mm). 172, , pp. Original red cloth, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, publisher's device in blind to front board, top edge blue, dust jacket (dust jacket with small closed tear to head of rear joint, with tape repair, spine panel lightly faded, a very good copy overall).
New York, Pantheon Books.