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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

152 :: Boulle, Arnold. Béranger Sa Vie, son Œuvre. Ouvrage orné de 14 Gravures hors texte de C. Herouard et dans la texte. 4to., Paris, n.d. [1908].  A large paper copy, the leading and lower edges uncut. Contemporary half brown morocco binding, gilt, with marbled boards.             * Number 3 of a limited edition of 35 copies prin...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

153 :: Dubout, Albert. Kama Soutra. Éditions Michèle Trinckvel, Paris, 1973.  Frontispiece and 39 full page plates and 84 coloured text illustrations. Full black morocco binding, gilt, in paper-covered board slipcase with morocco at the head and tail of the spine.         &nbs...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

154 :: Holy Bible. The English Version of the Polyglot Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments:With a Copious and Original Selection of References to Parallel and Illustrative Passages. Samuel Bagster and Sons. N. d. [c.1870]. The title page is headed "Facsimile Large Edition" and the text is printed on India paper.  Some scattered spotting and some minor dust soiling to a few leaves. The binding is described in the footnote.   * The bible is...
Price Achieved: £420.00.

155 :: Jahangueir, (Salîm, Nûr ud-Din Muhammad). Memoirs of The Emperor Jahangueir, written by himself ; and Translated from a Persian Manuscript, by major David Price. 4to., Printed for the Oriental Translation Committee, 1829. Pencil annotations on the inside front wrapper and on the lower margin of page one. The title page dampstained, thinning and with a few small holes. Original blues wrappers, rubbed and worn, the head and tail of the spine frayed with loss. ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

156 :: Kerouac, Jack. On The Road. New York, 1957.  The true first edition with title page dated 1957 and with “Published in 1957 by The Viking Press, Inc. 625 Madison Avenue, New York 22” on the copyright page.  Ink ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Some damp...
Price Achieved: £160.00.

157 :: Laforguo, Roso e dal Viscomte Bernat d'Armagnac. Lou Libre Nouvial de Madoumaiselo. Small folio, Mount-Peliè, 1901. Text partially unopened, some offsetting from the wrappers to the endpapers. Original floral printed wrappers, titled in gilt, the wrappers slightly rubbed at the edges...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

158 :: Lavater, J. C. Essays on Physiognomy; For the Promotion of the Knowledge and the Love of Mankind. Written in the German Language and Translated into English by Thomas Holcroft. Illustrated by Three Hundred and Sixty Engravings. 3 volumes, 1789.  All plates present, plates (and text) foxed with some offsetting to the plates. Contemporary full straight grained red morocco bindings, rubbed and slightly worn. (3).  ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

159 :: Montesquieu, Le Baron de. Le Temple de Gnide suivi de Cephise et l'Amour avec figures dessinées par Charles Eisen. Gravées par Noel le Mire. Reproduites par Gillot et imprimées par Motteroz. Texte Original avec preface par le bibliophile Jacob. 4to., A large paper copy, the leading and lower edges uncut. Contemporary half morocco binding with cloth sides, slightly rubbed.             * One of a limited edition of 440 numbered copies, th...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

160 :: Roy, Bernard. Fanny ou L'Esprit du Large. Illustré de Trente Hors-Texte en Couleurs de Jean Maxence. 4to., Paris, Éditions Richard. 1930.  Half morocco binding with marbled boards, card slip case with marbled sides. The original pictorial printed wrappers bound in.             * Number 200 of a limited edition of 300 num...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

161 :: Shakespeare, William. A Midsummer-Night's Dream. By William Shakespeare with illustrations by Arthur Rackham R. W. S. 4to., 1908. 40 tipped-in coloured plates with captioned tissue guards together with black and white full page plates and drawings in the text. Text generally clean but with some darkening of the text pages following the mounted plates. Original pictorial full...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

162 :: Tacitus] C. Cornelii Taciti Opera Quæ Exstant. Justus Lipsius postreum recensuit. Additi Comentarii meliores pleniorésque cum Curis Secundis. Accessit seorsim C. Velleius Paterculus cum ciusdem Lipsi auctioribus Notis. 4to., Antwerpiæ, Ex Officina Pl Lacking the front free endpaper. Title page with a copper plate engraved vignette. With three sectional title pages, the last (Animadversionibus) with an impression of the full title page vignette, the other two (Commentarius and Notæ) with ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

163 :: Bryden, H. A. Enchantments of the Field. Chronicles of Sport & Wild Life. 1930.  Some scattered spotting. Contemporary half red morocco binding. Together with another copy of the same with an inscription by H.A.B. Some scattered foxing in the original cloth binding. Together with a copy of Wild Life in South Africa. 1936...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

164 :: Bryden, H. A. From Veldt Camp Fires. Stories of South Africa. 1900. Some scattered spotting. Contemporary half red morocco binding. Animals of Africa. Illustrated by E. Caldwell. 1900. Some scattered spotting. Contemporary half morocco binding, very slightly rubbed.  The Gold Kloof. 1907.  Endpapers foxe...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

165 :: Bryden, H. A. Hare-Hunting and Harriers with Notices of Beagles and Basset Hounds. Illustrated from Photographs by R. B. Lodge and Others. 1903. Some light scattered spotting. Half red morocco binding by Zaehnsdorf, slightly rubbed. Nature and Sport in Britain. 1903. Some scattered spotting. Contemporary half morocco binding by Mudie, slightly rubbed the hinges starting. Horn and Hound. Me...
Price Achieved: £95.00.

166 :: Bryden, H. A. Kloof And Karroo: Sport, Legend, and Natural History In Cape Colony with a Notice of the Game Birds and of the Present Distribution of the Antelopes and Large Game. 1889. Frontispiece and a few plates very slightly shaved on their leading edges due to the rebinding. Some scattered spotting. Contemporary half roan binding, rubbed. * H. A. Bryden's copy with his bookplate inside the front cover. ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

167 :: Bryden, H. A. Nature and Sport in South Africa. 1897. Some scattered spotting. Contemporary half morocco binding slightly rubbed. * H. A. Bryden's copy with his signature and "Eastbourne 1897" on the front free endpaper and his bookplate inside the front cover.   ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

168 :: Bryden, H. A. Trout-Fishing in Norway. N. d. [1936] Contemporary half morocco binding, very slightly rubbed, with the original wrappers bound in....
Price Achieved: £50.00.

169 :: Bryden, Henry Anderson. Gun and Camera in Southern Africa. A Year of Wanderings in Bechuanaland, the Kalahari Desert, and the Lake River Country, Ngamiland. With notes on Colonisation, Natives, Natural History and Sport. With Numerous Illustrations a Folding map with some spotting and offsetting to the opposite page. Full, polished calf boards, the upper board blocked in imitation of the original cloth binding, the spine with raised bands, gilt in compartments. Binding slightly rubbed. * H....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

170 :: Samat, J-B. Les Chiens Le Gibier et ses Enemis. Oblong octavo, Saint-Étienne, 1907. A collection of coloured plates after P. Mahler, each with an accompanying text printed opposite the plate on a leaf of tissue paper. Some scattered spotting. Original pictorial printed cloth binding, rubbed and worn, the text coming loose from th...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

171 :: Selous, Percy and Bryden, H. A. Travel and Big Game. With Six Original Drawings by Charles Whymper. 1897.  Some scattered spotting. Contemporary half morocco binding, by Mudie, the upper cover with sun fading at the top. * H. A. Bryden's copy with his bookplate inside the front cover.  ...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

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.

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.

174 :: A early Victorian scrap book circa 1840 by the contents which include a large collection of (mostly uncoloured) prints and engravings. The subjects include woodcuts from early printed books, caricatures, portraits, views, Indian deities, some sporting engravings after Francis...
Price Achieved: £Unsold.

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.

176 :: Sadi, Muslih ud Din. Iqd-I-Manzûm. A selection from the Bustân of Shaykh Saadi of Shirâz. Textbook for The Higher Standard Examination in Persian held by the Board of Examiners Fort William, and for the Entrance Course Calcutta University. Published Text in Persian, only the title page is in English. Contemporary half calf binding with marbled boards....
Price Achieved: £Unsold.