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Absentee bids accepted until Wednesday, 17 July 2024

Auction date Wednesday, 17 July 2024 13:00 - 17:00 BST

Wednesday 17 July  – Sussex Saleroom
Lot 1 – 225 Printed Books, Maps & Manuscripts 1pm 

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Total lots: 225

Lot 1 Sold
The Abu Album, 1895-96. Mhow, India: Herzog & Higgins, [1895-96], oblong 4to, 43 mounted photographs, with 2 additional photographs at the end including one of 2 schoolgirls' cricket teams, morocco. PRESENTATION COPY. RARE. With a related map. (2)
The Abu Album, 1895-96. [Title on upper cover.] Mhow, Central India [now Dr. Ambedkar Nagar]:…
Hammer price: £2,000
Estimate: £700 - £1,000
17 July 2024
17 July 2024
Lot 2 Sold
ALBUM - An album of crests, monograms and other decorative armorial devices laid down on c.80 vellum leaves, elaborate painted borders, [mid-late 19th-century], 4to, attractively bound in contemporary red morocco gilt with clasp.
ALBUM - An album of crests, monograms and other decorative armorial devices laid down on c.80…
Hammer price: £260
Estimate: £200 - £300
17 July 2024
17 July 2024
Lot 3 Unsold
ALDIN, Cecil (1870-1935, illustrator). Old Inns, London, 1921, 4to, 16 mounted coloured plates by Cecil Aldin, illustrations, original vellum-backed boards (lightly stained, corners rubbed). FIRST EDITION. NUMBER 166 OF 380 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST.
ALDIN, Cecil (1870-1935, illustrator).  Old Inns. London: William Heinemann, 1921. 4to (290 x 230mm…
Estimate: £100 - £150
17 July 2024
17 July 2024
Lot 4 Sold
ALEXANDER III (1845-94) - Description du Sacre et du Couronnement de leur Majeste's Impériales l' Empereur de Toutes les Russies, St. Petersburg, 1883, folio, coloured lithographed plates, preserving wrappers, with the EXCEPTIONALLY RARE limitation leaf.
ALEXANDER III (1845-94), Emperor of Russia - Description du Sacre et du Couronnement de leur…
Hammer price: £2,000
Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000
17 July 2024
17 July 2024
Lot 5 Sold
AMUCHASTEGUI, Axel (1921-2002, illustrator). Some Birds and Mammals of North America, London, 1971, folio, 16 coloured plates, original quarter morocco. FIRST EDITION. ONE OF 505 COPIES SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. With a companion work on South America. (2)
AMUCHASTEGUI, Axel (1921-2002, illustrator).  Some Birds and Mammals of North America ... with a…
Hammer price: £80
Estimate: £200 - £300
17 July 2024
17 July 2024
Lot 6 Sold
ANGAS, George French (1822-86). Portraits of the New Zealand Maori, Wellington, 1972, folio, 49 coloured plates, original old-style half morocco gilt. NUMBER 167 OF 750 COPIES.
ANGAS, George French (1822-86).  Portraits of the New Zealand Maori Painted in 1844 ... With a…
Hammer price: £45
Estimate: £100 - £150
17 July 2024
17 July 2024
Lot 7 Sold
ARTISTS - A collection of 12 letters by artists, mainly British and French, 1816-1923, including Ruskin, Whistler, Lucien Pissarro and others. (12)
ARTISTS - A collection of 12 letters by artists, mainly British and French, 1816-1923, including…
Hammer price: £1,100
Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000
17 July 2024
17 July 2024
Lot 8 Sold
ARTISTS - A collection of c.24 letters by artists, mainly French and Italian, 1795-1870 and [n.d.], including Canova, David, Delacroix, Corot, Millet, Thorvaldsen and others. (c.24)
ARTISTS - A collection of c.24 letters by artists, mainly French and Italian, 1795-1870 and [n.d.],…
Hammer price: £1,000
Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000
17 July 2024
17 July 2024
Lot 9 Sold
ARTISTS - A collection of c.50 letters by predominantly French artists, mainly France, 1878-95, and [n.d.], several addressed to the art dealers Allard and Noel or Messrs Tédesco frères. (c.50)
ARTISTS - A collection of c.50 letters by predominantly French artists, mainly France, 1878-95, and…
Hammer price: £800
Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000
17 July 2024
17 July 2024
Lot 10 Sold
AYRES, Ralph (fl.early-mid-18th-century). A fine manuscript recipe book on paper containing 69 recipes on 38 leaves, inscribed, "Radolphus Ayres, Cook, Oxford, 1722", boards. A MANUSCRIPT COMPILED IN 1722 BY THE HEAD COOK OF NEW COLLEGE, OXFORD. RARE.
AYRES, Ralph ("Radolphus") (fl.early-mid-18th-century).  A fine manuscript recipe book on paper…
Hammer price: £5,500
Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000
17 July 2024
17 July 2024
Lot 11 Sold
BAKST, Léon (1866-1924, illustrator). The Designs of Léon Bakst for The Sleeping Princess, London, 1923, 4to, portrait of Bakst by Picasso, 54 coloured plates by Bakst, original vellum-backed boards. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. NUMBER 385 OF 1,000 COPIES.
BAKST, Léon (1866-1924, illustrator).  The Designs of Léon Bakst for The Sleeping Princess. A…
Hammer price: £600
Estimate: £500 - £800
17 July 2024
17 July 2024
Lot 12 Sold
BAWDEN, Edward (1903-89, illustrator). Life in an English Village, London, "The King Penguin Books" [No. 51], 1949, 8vo, 16 full-page coloured lithographed illustrations by Bawden, original decorated paper boards. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY THE ARTIST.
BAWDEN Edward (1903-89, illustrator).  Life in An English Village. Sixteen Lithographs by Edward…
Hammer price: £120
Estimate: £70 - £100
17 July 2024
17 July 2024
Lot 13 Sold
[BELL, Vanessa (1879-1961)] - Manet and the Post-Impressionists. Nov. 8th to Jan 15th 1910-11, London, Grafton Gallery, [1910], 8vo, 38-page exhibition catalogue, wrappers. FIRST EDITION, IMPORTANT ASSOCIATION COPY, SIGNED BY VANESSA BELL ON THE WRAPPER.
[BELL, Vanessa (1879-1961)] - [Exhibition Catalogue:] Manet and the Post-Impressionists. Nov. 8th…
Hammer price: £2,600
Estimate: £400 - £600
17 July 2024
17 July 2024
Lot 14 Sold
BENTHAM, Jeremy (1748-1832). Defence of Usury; Shewing the Impolicy of the Present Legal Restraints on the Terms of Pecuniary Bargains. ... To which is added, a Letter to Adam Smith, London, 1787, 8vo, contemporary half calf. FIRST EDITION.
BENTHAM, Jeremy (1748-1832).  Defence of Usury; Shewing the Impolicy of the Present Legal…
Hammer price: £4,200
Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000
17 July 2024
17 July 2024
Lot 15 Sold
BIBLE, in English - The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New, London, Robert Barker, 1613 [New Testament dated 1614], 4to, genealogies, 2 woodcut titles (laid down), contemporary half calf. With the "she" reading in Ruth 3:15.
BIBLE, in English - The Holy Bible, Containing the Old Testament and the New: Newly Translated out…
Hammer price: £850
Estimate: £300 - £500
17 July 2024
17 July 2024
Lot 16 Sold
BIBLE, in English - The Most Superb Folio and Self-Interpreting Bible, Bungay, 1812, folio, engraved plates, contemporary calf, the spine elaborately decorated in gilt (rubbed). With another related book. (2)
BIBLE, in English - The Most Superb Folio and Self-Interpreting Bible Containing the Old & New…
Hammer price: £60
Estimate: £70 - £100
17 July 2024
17 July 2024
Lot 17 Sold
BINDING - A fine illuminated manuscript in German on two vellum leaves, with wide painted decorative borders, folio (420 x 310mm), VERY FINELY BOUND in contemporary highly elaborate panelled armorial morocco with garnets. Please see the full description.
BINDING - A fine illuminated manuscript in German on two vellum leaves, written on the rectos only,…
Hammer price: £500
Estimate: £500 - £800
17 July 2024
17 July 2024
Lot 18 Sold
BINDING - Archibald ALISON (1792-1867). History of Europe, London, 1870-76, 2 works bound in 21 volumes, 8vo, FINELY BOUND in contemporary polished half calf, the spines gilt with dark blue and burgundy morocco lettering-pieces. (20)
BINDING - Archibald ALISON (1792-1867).  History of Europe from the Commencement of the French…
Hammer price: £350
Estimate: £300 - £500
17 July 2024
17 July 2024
Lot 19 Sold
BINDING - Biblia, dat is de Gantsche Heylige Schrifture. Amsterdam, 1837, 12mo, attractively bound in full 19th-century Dutch tortoiseshell, highly elaborate gilt clasp, gilt edges.
BINDING - Biblia, dat is de Gantsche Heylige Schrifture. Amsterdam: Bij de Nederlandsche Bijbel…
Hammer price: £240
Estimate: £150 - £250
17 July 2024
17 July 2024
Lot 20 Sold
BINDING - Charles DICKENS (1812-70). A Christmas Carol, London, 1915, small 4to, 12 coloured plates by Arthur Rackham, FINELY BOUND by Bayntun in red morocco, the covers with figures of Scrooge in morocco onlays, slipcase. First Rackham trade edition.
BINDING - Charles DICKENS (1812-70).  A Christmas Carol. London: William Heinemann, 1915. Small 4to…
Hammer price: £850
Estimate: £400 - £600
17 July 2024
17 July 2024
Lot 21 Sold
BINDING - Charles WELCH (1848-1924). History of the Tower Bridge and of other Bridges over the Thames, London, 1894. 4to, plates, VERY FINELY BOUND by Zaehnsdorf in elaborate scarlet morocco. Provenance: W. A. FOYLE, BEELEIGH ABBEY (bookplate).
BINDING - Charles WELCH (1848-1924).  History of the Tower Bridge and of other Bridges over the…
Hammer price: £320
Estimate: £500 - £800
17 July 2024
17 July 2024
Lot 22 Sold
BINDING - Chris SCARRE (b.1954, editor). Past Worlds. The Times Atlas of Archaeology, London, 1989, folio, FINELY BOUND BY SALLY LOU SMITH in contemporary morocco, book box.
BINDING - Chris SCARRE (b.1954, editor).  Past Worlds. The Times Atlas of Archaeology. London:…
Hammer price: £420
Estimate: £400 - £600
17 July 2024
17 July 2024
Lot 23 Sold
BINDING - Henry B. WHEATLEY (1838-1917). London Past and Present, London, 1891, 3 volumes extended to 9, 8vo, COPIOUSLY EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED, attractively bound by Zaehnsdorf in morocco gilt. Provenance: W. A. FOYLE, BEELEIGH ABBEY (bookplate). (9)
BINDING - Henry B. WHEATLEY (1838-1917).  London Past and Present. Its History, Associations, and…
Hammer price: £500
Estimate: £400 - £600
17 July 2024
17 July 2024
Lot 24 Sold
BINDING - Henry B. WHEATLEY (1838-1917). London Past and Present, London, 1891, 3 volumes, large 8vo, FINELY BOUND by Bickers & Son in full crushed morocco gilt. Provenance: W. A. FOYLE, BEELEIGH ABBEY (morocco bookplate). FIRST EDITION. (3)
BINDING - Henry B. WHEATLEY (1838-1917).  London Past and Present. Its History, Associations, and…
Hammer price: £320
Estimate: £200 - £300
17 July 2024
17 July 2024

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