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Auction No 404, Category: Art History

6 Lots (displaying 1 - 6)

Adrian Bury "Shadow of Eros: A Biographical and Critical Study of the Life and Works of Sir Alfred Gilbert, R.A.", Dropmore Press, 1952,

Lot: 10

  • Auction Date: Wed 13th Oct 2021 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £60 - £80
SOLD £50
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Adrian Bury Shadow of Eros: A Biographical and Critical Study of the Life and Works of Sir Alfred Gilbert, R.A., Dropmore Press, 1952, No.29 of 53 bound in full morocco, gilt, on hand-made paper, numbered and signed by the author. Top edge gilt, uncut elsewhere, unopened. B/w frontispiece and 24 b/w plates. Some minor fox marks to endpapers o/w fine.

Pierre Germain "Elements of the Goldsmith’s Art", Vol.1 (of 2), Edouard Rouveyre, Paris c.1884, quarter-cloth, printed boards

Lot: 11

  • Auction Date: Wed 13th Oct 2021 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £50 - £60
SOLD £50
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Pierre Germain Elements of the Goldsmith's Art, Vol.1 (of 2), Edouard Rouveyre, Paris c.1884, quarter-cloth, printed boards (darkened) containing 50 litho plates with introductory text, loosely inserted, reproducing Germain's original designs of 1784. Each plate 20 x 13.5cm and laid down on leaves some of which are a little dust-affected at extremities (the plates unaffected). Occasional minor fox mark. No copy recorded by Copac.

"The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci," Folio Society, 2009, three volumes, bound in quarter-leather, gilt, by Lachenmaier, pictorial cloth sides,

Lot: 12

  • Auction Date: Wed 13th Oct 2021 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £70 - £80
SOLD £115
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The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci, Folio Society, 2009, three volumes, bound in quarter-leather, gilt, by Lachenmaier, pictorial cloth sides, in illustrated slipcase, fine.

Vincent van Gogh "The Sketchbooks", Folio Society & Van Gogh Museum, 2013, a facsimile of the artist’s sketchbooks, number 16 of 1000 issued;

Lot: 13

  • Auction Date: Wed 13th Oct 2021 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £180 - £220
SOLD £270
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Vincent van Gogh The Sketchbooks, Folio Society & Van Gogh Museum, 2013, a facsimile of the artist's sketchbooks, number 16 of 1000 issued; comprises four small volumes, variously bound, a companion Commentary and folder of loose leaves, all housed in the publisher's cloth-covered box with gilt title to spine and tile label to front cover. VF

"Shiko Munakata:100 Woodcuts", Redstone Press, 1991, cloth bound with silver design and lettering, illustrated throughout, 15 colour plates,142pp;

Lot: 15

  • Auction Date: Wed 13th Oct 2021 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £100 - £130
UNSOLD
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Shiko Munakata:100 Woodcuts, Redstone Press, 1991, cloth bound with silver design and lettering, illustrated throughout, 15 colour plates, 142pp; complete with the fine fold-out woodcut and publisher's catalogue leaf, housed in the publisher's illustrated box. VF

Capt. F. Brinkley (editor) "Japan Described and Illustrated by the Japanese", Folio Society, 2012, 2 volume set, large format,

Lot: 66

  • Auction Date: Wed 13th Oct 2021 12:00 BST (Ended)
  • Est: £350 - £400
SOLD £460
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Capt. F. Brinkley (editor) Japan Described and Illustrated by the Japanese, Folio Society, 2012, 2 volume set, large format, bound in decorated cloth by Beltz Fine Books of Germany with a design by Neil Gower, gilt edged; number 66 of 980 issued; reproduced from originals in the John Rylands Library; in the publisher's slipcases.  VF