Modern Books and Manuscripts
Christmas card for 1950Enquire
Hand-made collaged card made from a folded single sheet of thick wove paper, the first page with a high quality monochrome fine art reproduction of Gaetano Zumbo's plague diorama cut out and laid down, hand ruled border in red and black, small red stars in the right hand corners, the left hand side with a vertical text in "art lettering" conveying Christmas greetings for 1950 from the Waugh family, the lower edge with Waugh's fanciful caption "Family Group at Piers Court, Stinchcombe, Glos. Dec 1950."
GREGYNOG PRESS. ; EDWARDS Owen (1933)
Clych Atgof. Penodau yn Hanes fy AddysgEnquire
Frontispiece and eight wood-engravings by William MacCance. One of 400 copies printed. 8vo., original Welsh sheepskin, brown-stamped graphic design around the title on both covers, stamp of the Gregynog Press Bindery, fore and lower edges uncut. Newtown, The Gregynog Press.
E.B.. ; UNWIN Raymond. foreword ((1910))
Co-Partnership in HousingEnquire
Being some account of the two HAMPSTEAD TENANTS' SOCIETIES from the formation of the first in May 1907. Colour frontispiece, black and white illustrations, some folding, folding map. First edition. Small 8vo., 32pp, 22pp adverts, perforated printed share application leaf, original printed wrappers. London, The Co-partnership Publishers Ltd.
THE GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS (1976)
Cock-a-hoop: A Sequel to Chanticleer, Pertelote, and CockalorumEnquire
A Bibliography of The Golden Cockerel Press, September 1949 - December 1961. Illustrated. 8vo. Original Sangorski & Sutcliffe binding in quarter blue morocco and pattterned cloth boards with glassine dust jacket, torn in several places on the spine. Private Libraries Association.
MILNE A.A (1919, 1921, 1923, 1926)
4 volumes, First editions. 8vo., light tan cloth, printed paper labels, fore and lower edges untrimmed, spare labels to volumes 2-4 tipped in at the rear, volume one with publisher's catalogue at rear, housed in a custom made folding box. London, Chatto and Windus.
GABO Naum.; READ Herbert.; MARTIN Leslie (1957)
Constructions, Sculpture, Paintings, Drawings, EngravingsEnquire
Illustrations. First English edition. 4to., cloth, dust jacket, 3d glasses in folding container on rear pastedown, list of stereoscopic reproductions tipped in, pictorial dust jacket. London, Lund Humphries.
LAWRENCE T.E (1916)
Correspondence with the map making division of the Arab BureauEnquire
A small archive of correspondence, consisting of 20 documents, 12 being ALS from Lawrence, one manuscript sketch map in the hand of Lawrence, and one each from D.G. Hogarth, Ronald Storrs, Ernest Dowson, W.H. Crosthwaite and W.M. Logan, and two carbon copies. On the letterheads of the Military Intelligence Office, Cairo; General Staff - Intelligence Division; the Arab Bureau, Savoy Hotel. 11 September 1915 to 24 November
GREGORY Lady Augusta (1902)
Cuchulain of Muirthelme. The Story of the Men of the Red Branch of Ulster Arranged and put into English by Lady Gregory. With a preface by W.B. YeatsEnquire
First edition. 8vo., blue cloth borders, design and lettering in white on upper cover, lettering in gilt, design in yellow on spine, top edge gilt. London, John Murray.
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.