13th Dec, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Books, Maps & Manuscripts

  Lot 34


Orwell (George).
The Road to Wigan Pier.
Victor Gollancz, 1937, Left Book Club edition, illustrated, unfortunately a 'first edition' label has been added to the front free endpaper, original cloth wrap (worn);
Sassoon (Siegfried)
, Sherston's Progress.
Faber and Faber, September 1936, numbered limited edition of 300, signed by the author, partly unopened, 'first edition' label to the front free endpaper, original blue cloth;
Shakespeare (William), The Comedy of As You Like It.
East Aurora NY: Roycroft Shop, 1903, numbered limited edition of 100 copies, printed and illumined by hand on Imperial Japan Vellum, signed by the publisher Elbert Hubbard and the Illuminator Loretta Hubber with symbol below, quarto, hand-coloured design bordering title and heading each Act, marbled endpapers, the rear with label residue, the front with two pieces of tape, top edge gilt, half morocco binding with gilt-tooled spine (wear to joints, tape residue to boards adjacent to lower spine);
De La Mare, (Walter), On the Edge, Short Stories.
Faber & Faber, 1930, numbered limited edition of 300, signed by the author, 'first edition' label to the front free endpaper, original cloth;
with twenty-one others (25)

Sold for £600
Estimated at £200 - £400


Auction: Books, Maps & Manuscripts, 13th Dec, 2023

The Books, Maps and Manuscripts sales encompass a broad range of collecting areas from early antiquarian books to modern first editions, which are sold alongside illustrations, private press, manuscripts, maps and atlases, early photographs, autographed letters and historic documents. Held four times a year, the specialist Book sales incorporate both private collections and libraries, and single lots from vendors across the United Kingdom.


Tuesday 12 December 10am-5pm and morning of sale from 8am

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