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9th Oct 2013 Fine Art and Antiques Sale Followed by Vintage Clothing and Textiles

This sale includes items from the estate of Sir Edward Hulton (1906-1988) whose publications included the Picture Post. Amongst the works available is "In the Past No.7" by Yiannis Spyropoulos (1912-1990) who was one of the most celebrated artists in Greec for abstarct art. Also included is a satinwood Sheraton style display cabinet with painted decoration.

Monday 7th October 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 8th October 9am - 5pm
Morning of sale 9am - 10.45am

Sale Catalogue

Featured Lots

232 :: A silk Sarouk carpet  with floral arabesques entwined with birds and mythical animals to a deep maroon ground within a Nask script and tendril border 51in(130cm) x 76in(193cm)   Provenance (see here)...
Price Achieved:
£18000.00.

226 :: Yannis Spyropoulos. (1912-1990), In the past.  Oil on canvas, 51in (130cm) x 38¼in (97cm) Signed in Greek, lower right, inscribed and titled on the stretcher "Jannis Spyropoules In the past No 7 Athens 1961 (130 x 97)." Framed. *Purchased from the Molton Gallery, ...
Price Achieved:
£16000.00.

172 :: Viala, Pierre & Vermorel, Victor. Ampélographie. Traité Général de Viticulture. 7 volumes, folio, 1901-1910 500 chromolithographic plates and 70 uncoloured lithographic plates. Later quarter cloth with marbled paper-covered boards, the edges of some of the covers slightly rubbed. * Pierre Viala was one of the French viticulturists responsible for the ...
Price Achieved:
£6000.00.

223 :: Jan Frederik Van Deventer (Dutch 1822-1886). A Farmer's Life  Oil on canvas, 32in (81cm) x 51½in (131cm). Signed. Small hole in the sky. Framed. ...
Price Achieved:
£3800.00.

266 :: A satinwood Edwardian Sheraton style display cabinet  with painted decoration in the form of musical regalia to the top panels, and scenes of lovers to the lower panels 66¼in(168cm)H ...
Price Achieved:
£3600.00.

78 :: A 1902 long set proof Five pounds, two pounds, sovereign, half sovereign, crown, half crown, florin, shilling, six pence and Maundy money; 4d, 3d, 2d & 1d.  ...
Price Achieved:
£3100.00.

175 :: Leonard Edward Moreland Gillman (1895-1935). A collection of papers and other ephemera relating to the WW1 pilot; together with some papers from the estate of Percy Raymond Allison (1904-1996) a pioneer of inflight refueling and latterly heavily invo Gillman joined the RNAS in 1910 and saw action in France. In 1916 he was a member of the special night bomber force based at Petite-Synthe, near Dunkirk. On the formation of the RAF in 1918, 7 Squadron RNAS became No. 7 Squadron RAF, flying night ...
Price Achieved:
£2700.00.

240 :: A mahogany early to mid-19th century D-end dining table  with telescopic sub frame and four original leaves, supported on turned legs to cup casters, 54in(137cm) x 48½in(123cm) or 135½in(350cm) extended ...
Price Achieved:
£2400.00.

173 :: [Istanbul]. Panorama de Stamboul. Two photographic panoramas of the City of Istanbul. Quarto, n. d. [c. 1880].  The first consists of nine albumen prints laid side by side onto the card leaves of an album in concertina form with full green morocco covers, titled and bordered in gilt. (18cm x 183.5cm) the second (19cm x 132.5cm) has 6 albumen prints an...
Price Achieved:
£2300.00.

72 :: An Isle of Man 22ct gold four coin proof set ;five pounds to half sovereign...
Price Achieved:
£1500.00.

 

Full Catalogue

127 :: Guinot, Eugène. L'Été a Bade. Illustré par MM. Tony Johannot, Eug. Lami, Français et Jacquemot. Deuxième Edition, revue et corrigée. Paris, N. d. Hand-coloured engraved map, 6 hand-coloured lithographic plates and 5 steel engraved plates, some scattered spotting. Contemporary armorial full morocco binding, rubbed.  ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

128 :: Hilliard d'Auberteuil, Michel-René. (Volume 1) Essais Historiques et Politiques sur les Anglo-Américains. (Volume 2) Essais Historiques et Politiques sur la Révolution de l'Amérique Septentrionale. Brussels, 1781-1782. 4 parts in two volumes. 5 engraved plates, 4 engraved portraits and 9 folding engraved maps. The folding maps are of New York; Virginia, Maryland and Delaware; Pennsylvania and New Jersey; the route of the lakes, Montreal, St. Jean and the River H...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

129 :: Indian Mutiny of 1857. A collection of pamphlets -books printed in India and London. 1). A. Hindu. The Mutinies. The Government and the People. Calcutta, 1858; 2). (Indophilus). The Letters of Indophilus on the Mutiny of Vellore,-Its Paralellisms and The last work with a folding “Tabular Statement” bound before the title. A collection of 18 pamphlets bound in a rubbed, contemporary half blue calf binding.  ...
Price Achieved: £700.00.

130 :: La Sagra, Ramon de. Cinq mois aux États-Unis de l'Amérique du Nord, depuis le 29 avril jusqu'au 25 Septembre 1833. Journal de voyage. Traduit de l'Espagnol, par M. René Baïssas. Paris, F. G. Levrault, 1837. 4 lithographic plates. Text and plates foxed. Contemporary full calf binding, gilt extra with the English Royal coat of Arms....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

131 :: Laborde, Le Comte Alexandre de. Versailles. Ancien et Moderne. Paris, 1841.  Wood engraved frontispiece and a steel engraved map, together with numerous woodcuts in the text. Contemporary quarter morocco with marbled boards, rubbed.   ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

132 :: Les Beautés Architecturales de Londres. Edition Poliglotte. En Français, Anglais et Allemand. Oblong folio, Paris, H. Mandeville, Londres, Ackerman & Co, n. d. [1851]. Engraved title page with a vignette of the Crystal Palace and 35 engraved plates. Publishers' original green cloth binding, gilt, slightly rubbed.            * Printed for the Great Exhibiti...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

133 :: Locker, Edward Hawke. Views In Spain. London, 1824 A large paper copy. Lithographed title page with India paper proof vignette laid on and 60 lithographic plates each with an accompanying leaf of text. Contemporary, slightly rubbed, full green morocco binding, gilt extra, the inner upper hinge bec...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

134 :: Ménorval, E. de. Promenades A Travers Paris. Ouvrage orné de 150 illustrations. Paris, n. d. [1899] Publishers' quarter morocco binding with “Ville de Paris Prix Municipal” blocked in gilt on the upper cover. The binding slightly rubbed, some sun fading to the upper edges of the covers. ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

135 :: Mercier, Louis-Sébastien. [Attributed to]. Voyage de Robertson aux Terres Australes, Traduit sur le Manuscrit Anglois. 12mo., Amsterdam.1767. Contemporary full mottled calf binding with the engraved armorial bookplate of the Vicomte de Noailles. * Not a translation, this is the second edition of an imaginary voyage. ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

136 :: Morant, Philip. The History and Antiquities of the most ancient Town and Borough of Colchester in the County of Essex. In Three Books. Collected chiefly from Manuscripts. With an Appendix of Records and Original Papers. Adorned and Illustrated with Sculptures. The Second Edition, Improved. Folio, 1768. Engraved frontispiece, folding engraved plan and 9 engraved pl...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

137 :: Outhier, Abbé Regnault & Maupertuis, Pierre-Louis Moreau de. Journal d'un voyage au Nord en 1736 et 1737. 4to., Paris, 1744. 16 folding engraved plates and maps, title page and first page of text* From the library of the Château de la Roche-Guyon with the arms of Alexandre de Rchfoucauld in gilt on the upper cover and the Roche-Guyon library stamp on the title pag...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

138 :: Owen, Richard. A History of British Fossil Reptiles. Part 1. - Chelonia. 4to., Printed for the Author, 1849. Bound with; Part II. - Crocodilia, Ophidia. Printed for the Author, 1850. Bound with; Section II. Fossil Reptilia of the Cretaceous Formation The pagination is consecutive through the parts above from page 1 to 328. Four parts have lists of subscribers three of which are identical, the fourth lacking two names. The collection contains 120 lithographic plates. Some scattered spotting. Co...
Price Achieved: £1400.00.

139 :: Park, Mungo. Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed under the Patronage of the African Association, in the Years 1795, 1796, and 1797. With an Appendix, Containing Illustrations of Africa. By Major Rennell. 4to., 1799.  Engraved portrait frontispiece, 5 engraved plates (one folding); 2 folding maps, both laid on linen (one hand-coloured in outline); a folding chart and two engraved plates of music. Text browned and foxed, the plates with offsetting. Contemp...
Price Achieved: £45.00.

140 :: Pritchard, William Thomas. Polynesian Reminiscences; or, Life in the South Pacific Islands. With Illustrations. London, 1866. 4 tinted lithographs. Old ownership inscriptions and the bookplate of William Armitage on the inside front cover. Original cloth binding, rubbed and worn, the spine snagged at the head and tail and with a small split to the upper front joint. ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

141 :: Ramsay, David. Histoire de la révolution d'Amérique, par rapport à la Caroline Méridionale. Traduite de l'Anglois, Ornée de Cartes & de Plans. 2 volumes, London, 1787.  First French edition, translated by Lefort. 5 folding engraved maps and battle plans. Contemporary full alf bindings. (2)....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

142 :: Rhodes, Ebenezer. Peak Scenery, or Excursions in Derbyshire: Made Chiefly for the Purpose of Picturesque Observation. Illustrated with Engravings by Messers. W. B. and Geo. Cooke, from Drawings made by F. L. Chantrey, Esq. Sculptor, R. A. 4to., Printed for the Author, 4 parts in one volume, 1818-1823. The four parts with separate title pages. 29 engraved plates, ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

143 :: Robida, A. La Touraine. La Vieille France. Texte, Dessins et Lithographies par A. Robida. 4to., Paris, n.d. [1892].   Contemporary quarter calf binding with marbled boards, the original pictorial printed wrappers bound in....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

144 :: Rupin, Ernest. L'Œuvre de Limoges. Ouvrage orné de 500 gravures, dont un grand nombre tirées hors texte d'Après les dessins et les photographies de l'Auteur. Small folio, Paris, 1890. Contemporary full morocco binding with marbled boards, scratch to lower board.   ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

145 :: Salvado, Rudesindo. Mémoires Historiques Sur Australie, et Particulièrement Sur la Mission de la Nouvelle-Nursie, ... Traduits de l'Italien en Français par l'Abbé Falcimange. Avec des notes et une Histoire de la Découverte de l'Or. Rédigées par le Tr  Folding engraved map of Australia, two leaves loose, pp. 47/48; and the last leaf with the errata. Contemporary quarter calf binding, with marbled boards, the head and tail of the spine slightly fraying. ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

146 :: Sonnerat, Pierre. Voyage à la Nouvelle Guinée, dans lequel on trouve la description des Lieux, des observations physiques & morales, & des détails relatifs à l'Histoire Naturelle dans le Règne Animal & le Règne Végétal. Enrichi de cent v Engraved frontispiece and 118 engraved plates (plates 90 and 91 a single plate). Contemporary full calf binding, the spine with raised bands, gilt in compartments. ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

147 :: Tixier, Victor. Voyage aux Prairies Osages, Louisiane et Missouri, 1839-40. Clermont-Ferrand and Paris, 1844. Lithographed frontispiece and three lithographic plates of studies of native types all in sepia, together with a lithographed plate of music. Some foxing. Contemporary half red calf binding, the spine with raised bands, gilt in compartments....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

148 :: Trumbull, Henry. History of The Discovery of America; of the Landing of our Forefathers at Plymouth, and of their most remarkable Engagements with the Indians in New-Englannd [sic], from their first landing in 1620, until the final subjugation of th Folding hand-coloured wood engraved frontispiece and two hand-coloured wood engraved plates. Some pages heavily foxed. Modern quarter calf binding. ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

149 :: Tully, Miss & Tully, Richard. Narrative of a Ten Years' Residence at Tripoli in Africa: from the original correspondence in the possession of the family of the late Richard Tully, the British consul. Comprising Authentic Memoirs and Anecdotes of the  Folding engraved map and 5 hand-coloured engraved plates. Some offsetting to the plates. Contemporary full calf binding, the spine with raised bands, gilt in compartments....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

150 :: Verelst, Harry. A View of the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the English Government in Bengal: Including a Reply to the Misrepresentations of Mr. Bolts, and other Writers. 4to., 1772. Contemporary full calf boards, rebacked with the old spine label reused. * Inscribed “From the Author” in ink at the head of the title page....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

151 :: [Petrarch]. The Life of Petrarch. Collected from Memoires Pour la Vie de Petrarch, By Mrs. Dobson. In Two Volumes. The Sixth Edition, Embellished with Eight Copper-Plates by Kirk, and Engraved by Ridley. 1805.  Contemporary straight grained morocco, gilt, spines browned, the bindings rubbed. (2).             * Both volumes with the bookplate of Park Benjamin.  ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.