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Sale BK26: ONLINE ONLY: Antiquarian Book Sale

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Tuesday, 24th May 2022

Okehampton Street, Exeter

Books, Maps and Prints Auction

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Auction Lot

Lot 1: A'BECKETT, Gilbert A - The Comic History of England

A'BECKETT, Gilbert A - The Comic History of England 2 vols, Illustrated by John Leech, stout 4to, some spotting and light foxing, mainly to page edges, small name stamp in the upper margin of the title pages, half crimson calf, attractive binding.

Estimate: £150 - £200
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Lot 2: DRESSER, Christopher - Modern Ornamentation

DRESSER, Christopher - Modern Ornamentation, being a Series of Original Designs For the Patterns of Textile Fabrics, for the Ornamentation of Manufactures in Wood, Metal, Pottery, &c.; also for the Decoration of Walls & Ceilings and other Flat Surfaces: 50 colour plates contents completely loose due to the disintegration of the gutta-percha used in the binding, otherwise the plates in good condition, quarter morocco worn on spine, FT. Batsford, 1886.

Estimate: £200 - £350
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Lot 3: FOLEY, Edwin - Book of Decorative Furniture

FOLEY, Edwin - Book of Decorative Furniture, 2 vols, well illustrated, original cloth one volume torn at the head of the spine, stout 4to, Caxton, No date.

Estimate: £40 - £60
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Lot 4: MOSES, Henry - The Marine Sketch Book

MOSES, Henry - The Marine Sketch Book 26 etched plates, cont half calf label on the upper cover, front endpaper removed oblong large 8vo, 1826.

Estimate: £100 - £150
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Lot 5: PINELLI

PINELLI of ROME ... Events of the Life of Massaroni, An Italian Bandit - Ten uncoloured etched plates with accompanying letterpress, after Pinelli, original printed wrappers, oblong folio (280 x 210 mm to the plate mark), Colnaghi & Co, 1823; with - Neapolitan School 19th century gouche, '' near Naples'' 260 x 205 mm, c1837.

Estimate: £150 - £250
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Lot 6: REYNOLDS, Sir Joshua

REYNOLDS, Sir Joshua the Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds ... to which is prefixed an account of the life and writing of the author, by Edmond Malone ... 3 vols, cont full speckled calf contrasting morocco labels, one frontispiece, 8vo, slight cracking to hinges, Cadell & Davies, second edit, 1798 * a handsome set; with - Sir Joshua Reynolds's Discourses (at the Royal Academy), two volumes bound in one, two eng. title pages cont half calf, small 8vo, 1820.

Estimate: £100 - £150
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Lot 7: RUSKIN, John - The Poetry of Architecture

RUSKIN, John - The Poetry of Architecture colour frontispiece, 14 plates, illustrated in text, original half vellum, tall 4to, George Allen, 1893. * Large-Paper edition.

Estimate: £30 - £40
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Lot 10: THE QUARTO

THE QUARTO An Artistic Literary & Musical Quarterly : illustrated, 1896, org decorative cloth, folio. 1896; with 3 others mainly relating to etching and etchers includes the Studio Winter Number 1913-1914.

Estimate: £30 - £40
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Lot 11: WALPOLE, Horace - Anecdotes of Painting in England

WALPOLE, Horace - Anecdotes of Painting in England with some account of the principal artists; and incidental notes on other arts; collected by the late Mr George Vertue : 5 vols, cont tree calf, morocco title-labels chipped, 8vo, J Dodsley, third edition with additions. 1782.

Estimate: £100 - £150
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Lot 12: ALDIN, Cecil

ALDIN, Cecil Illustrator - The Snob Some Episodes in a Mis-Spent Youth. Coloured illustration throughout by CECIL ALDIN. Pictorial boards, 4to, Lawrence & Bullen, 1904; with 3 others by the same author includes a worn copy of Happy Families.

Estimate: £60 - £90
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