Lot 20
 

20

Shakespeare (William). A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Robert Anning Bell. Edited with an Introduction by Israel Gollancz, London: J. M. Dent & Co., 1895. 4to, original white buckram over bevelled boards, title and Art Nouveau decoration gilt to front, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, with an additional suite of 12 wood-engravings on india paper, mounted (comprising duplicates of the frontispiece, title-page, 9 plates and the tailpiece; requisite number unknown), partly unopened, tear to duplicate plate facing p. 31,
Wyndham (Richard). A Book of Towers and Other Buildings of Southern Europe. A Series of Dry-Points. With an Introduction and Brief descriptions by Sacheverell Sitwell, London: Frederick Etchells & Hugh Macdonald, 1928. Folio, original yellow half vellum, edges untrimmed, half-title, engraved additional title-page, 24 engraved plates, with original slipcase (sunned and worn),
Lawrence (John). John Clare. The Shepherd’s Calendar, London: Paradine, 1978. 4to, original quarter cloth, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, 13 tipped-in woodcut headpieces, laid-in tissue-guards, original slipcase,
Krutch (Joseph Wood). Edgar Allan Poe. A Study in Genius, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. 8vo, original vellum-backed patterned boards, edges untrimmed, 12 halftone photograph plates, unopened,
Thomson (Hugh, illustrator). The Chase by William Somerville. Reprinted from the Original Edition of 1735, with a Memoir of the Author, London: George Redway, 1896. 4to, original quarter vellum, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, printed on japon,
and one other (Arthur Rackham, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 1st edition, 2nd impression, 1911, browned, frontispiece tissue-guard loose, not collated) (qty: 6)

Shakespeare: first edition thus, deluxe issue, number 4 of 50 copies on hand-made paper.
Wyndham: first edition, number 325 of 350 copies only, printed on Zanders hand-made paper.
Lawrence: first edition thus, number 218 of 400 copies (numbered 101-500) signed by the artist and printer.
Krutch: first edition, number 111 of 140 copies on Borzoi rag paper signed by the author, from the total edition of 150 copies.

Sold for £250
Estimated at £100 - £200


 

Auction: Townhouse: Property From the London Residence of a Lady of Title, 14th January 2022

Townhouse: Property From the London Residence of a Lady of Title

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