Forum Auctions: Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper, 1093, London

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Auction Report
Auction Date
11/25/2021 - 11/25/2021
Page Size: 534 items in 22 pages

Lot NumberAuthor NameBook TitlePlace PrintedYear PublishedEstimateActual Price
1Chasseaud (Peter)

Altazimuth Press.- Chasseaud (Peter) Kings Cross, one of 50 copies, Lewes, 2005 & 2 others by the same (3)

Lewes2005GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 437.50
2Ainslie (Patricia) & Paul Ritscher.

Barbarian Press.- Ainslie (Patricia) & Paul Ritscher. Endgrain: Contemporary Wood Engraving in North America, one of 430 copies, Mission, BC, 1994.

Mission, BC1994GBP 700.00 - 900.00GBP 1,000.00
3Kishkan (Theresa)

Barbarian Press.- Kishkan (Theresa) Inishbream, one of 175 copies, wood-engravings by John DePol, Mission, B.C., 1999 & others from the press (6)

Mission, BC1999GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 1,125.00
4Elsted (Crispin)

Barbarian Press.- Elsted (Crispin) Founts & Circumstance: A Typographical Portfolio..., one of 58 copies, Mission, B.C., 2001 and another from the press (2)

Mission, BC2001 and another from the press (2)GBP 500.00 - 700.00GBP 1,500.00
5

Barbarian Press.- Peter Lazarov: A Selection of Engravings, Endgrain Editions 3, one of 195 copies, Mission, BC, 2003 & One & Two from the series (3)

Mission, BC2003GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 937.50
6Evans (David) & Crispin Elsted.

Barbarian Press.- Evans (David) & Crispin Elsted., Hoi Barbaroi: a Quarter-century at Barbarian Press, one of 120 copies, Mission, BC, Hoi Barb, 2004.

Mission, BC2004GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 500.00
7Shakespeare (William)

Barbarian Press.- Shakespeare (William) The Play of Pericles Prince of Tyre, 2 vol., one of 100 copies, Mission, BC, 2010.

2010GBP 1,000.00 - 1,500.00GBP 5,250.00
8

Barbarian Press.- , [The Seasons: Four Bagatelles], one of 60 sets of 4 pamphlets, Mission, B.C., 2013 & others from the press (9)

Mission B.C.2013GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 750.00
9Yorke (Malcolm)

Bawden (Edward).- Yorke (Malcolm) The Inward Laugh: Edward Bawden and his circle, one of 675 copies, Upper Denby, Fleece Press, 2005 & others, Bawden (5)

Upper Denby 2005GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 625.00
10Bennett (Arnold)

Bennett (Arnold) Elsie and the Child, one of 750 copies, Curwen Press, 1929 & others, illustrated, illustration, book-plates etc. (c.70)

1929GBP 250.00 - 350.00GBP 350.00
11Heaney (Howell J.) & Henry Morris.

Bird & Bull Press.- Heaney (Howell J.) & Henry Morris. Thirty Years of Bird & Bull: A Bibliography 1958-1988, one of 300 copies with additional material, 1988 & others (6)

1988GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 525.00
12McMurray (Mark)

Caliban Press.- McMurray (Mark) Type Specimens of Caliban Press, one of 100 copies, Montclair, NJ, 1991 & others from the Caliban Press (4)

Montclair NJ1991GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 500.00
13Fraser (J.H.) & Eleanor Friedl.

DePol (John).- Fraser (J.H.) & Eleanor Friedl., John DePol: A Catalogue Raisonné of his Graphic Work 1935-1998, one of 400 copies, San Francisco, 2001 & others (8)

San Francisco2001GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 225.00
14Ruskin (John)

Doves Press.- Ruskin (John) Unto This Last, [one of 300 copies], presentation copy from Cobden-Sanderson, original russet morocco, 1907 & a specimen leaf from the Doves Bible(3)

1907GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 750.00
15Pinter (Harold)

Enitharmon Press.- Pinter (Harold) The Disappeared and other poems, one of 125 copies, 2002 & others from the press (4)

2002GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 400.00
16

Eragny Press.- C'est d'Aucassin et de Nicolette, one of 230 copies, colour wood-engraving by Lucien Pissarro, 1903 & others, Pissarro & Eragny Press (4)

1903GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 400.00
17Esslemont (David).-

Esslemont (David).- , John Bewick: A Selection of Wood Engravings, one of 95 copies, Newcastle, 1980 & 2 others on the Bewicks (3)

Newcastle1980GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 500.00
18Wordsworth (William)

Esslemont (David).- Wordsworth (William) The Prelude, one of 200 copies, Grasmere, 2007 & others printed by Esslemont (10)

Grasmere2007GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 1,000.00
19Anderson (Andrew)

Evergreen Press.- Anderson (Andrew) Enclosures: Times and Places. A Book of Wood Engravings, one of 35 special copies with a signed print, Stroud, 2009 & others (20)

Stroud2009GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 375.00
20Fine (Ruth E.) & others.

Fine (Ruth E.) & others. Printers' Choice: A Selection of American Press Books, 1968-1978, one of 325 copies, Austin, 1983 & others on American presses & typography (c.40)

Austin1983GBP 200.00 - 300.00GBP 375.00
21Fine Press Book Association (The).

Fine Press Book Association (The). Parenthesis: The Newsletter [Journal]..., vol.1-22, most deluxe editions with additional material, 1998-2012.

1998-2012.GBP 800.00 - 1,200.00GBP 875.00
22Lawrence (Simon)

Fleece Press.- Lawrence (Simon) S.T.E.Lawrence: Boxwood blockmaker, one of 250 copies, Wakefield, Whittington Press, 1980 & 2 others, similar (3)

Wakefield,1980GBP 250.00 - 350.00GBP 325.00
23Tute (George)

Fleece Press.- Tute (George) Leon Underwood: His Wood Engravings, one of 200 copies, Wakefield, 1986 & others on wood-engravers from the press (7)

Wakefield1986GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 625.00
24Pellew (Claughton)

Fleece Press.- Pellew (Claughton) Five Wood Engravings Printed from the Original Blocks , one of 150 sets, Wakefield, 1987 & 2 others from the press (3)

Wakefield1987GBP 400.00 - 600.00GBP 350.00
25Society of Wood Engravers.

Fleece Press.- Society of Wood Engravers. The Great Storm of October 1987...Five Wood Engravings.., one of 250 copies, 1989 & others from the Society (25)

1989GBP 300.00 - 400.00GBP 475.00
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