Manuscripts, antiquities, autograph letters, literature, modern first editions and children's books. [ Bloomsbury Book Auctions, auction catalogue, sale date: 6-7 November, 2003 ].
Bloomsbury Book Auctions, London, auction catalogue for the sale held on 6th - 7th November, 2003.
Laminated illustrated wrappers, 4to, 29 cm, 115 pp, colour ills. 985 lots. Several prices and scribbles and some corners folded in the Modern firsts section, lower fore-edge corner of title-page torn off, otherwise Good. List of prices realized and buyers laid in.
The sale comprised: Manuscripts and Autograph Letters (lots 1-236). A group of Coptic manuscripts (lots 6-14), including a Bohairic Coptic Psalmodia with Arabie Glosses, 14th/15th-century (lot 8); a Latin Bible with prologues ascribed to St.Jerome, c.1250 (lot 22); part of an illuminated leaf from a choirbook depicting the Ascension Florence late 15th Century; several lots of documents relating to Somerset (lots 60-75), 1417-1790; a Liber Amicorum with'a Jacobite connection, 1733-47 (lot 102); Spring Meeting, Epsom, a fine pen & ink sketch by Alfred J. Munnings 1939 (lot 161); 9 lots of Anglo-Indian correspondence (lots 169-177), 1860s-1950, and a collection of manuscripts by and relatingto Elgar (lots 187-217), 1908-26. Bibles (lots 237-302): Two private collections, with several early black letter folio English editions; English and Continental Literature & History (lots 303-504). Ben Jonson's The Works, 1616-40 (lot 309); Shelley's Rosalind and Helen, 1819 (lot 348); Wordsworth's The Poetical Works, 5 vol., each signed by Wordsworth, 1827 (lot 366); Hobbes' Leviathan, 1651 (lot 377); Algernon Sydney's Discourses conceming Government, presentation copy from James Boswell to Pasquale Paoli, 1763 (lot 398); Austen's Pride and Prejudice, 1813 (lot 408); Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray, signed limited edition, 1891 (lot 454); Stoker's Dracula, 1891 (lot 456); Browne's Urne Buriall and the Garden of Cyrus, one of 215 copies, 1932 (lot 473), and La Maison des Ieux Academiques, 1668 (lot 488). Modern First Editions (lots 505-906). Books, manuscripts and artwork from the collection of Hugo Manning (lots 505-544); a group of works relating to Virginia Woolf and the Hogarth Press (lots 544-593), including Woolf's Jacob's Room, 1922 (lot 570); Eliot's Four Quartets, signed limited edition, 1960 (lot 601); a small Beat Movement section (lots 630-640), including Burroughs' The Ticket That Exploded, 1962 (lot 634); Conan Doyle's The Hound of the Baskervilles, 1902 (lot 681); Fleming's Diamonds are Forever, 1956 (lot 694) and On Her Majesty's Secret Service, signed limited edition, 1963 (lot 710); Goldings' Poems, inscribed copy, 1934 (lot 730); Chairman Mao's Little Red Book, 1964 (lot 792); Powell's What's Become ofWaring?, 1939 (lot 826), and Tolkien's Songs for the Philologists, 1936 (lot 877). Children's Books (lots 907-985). A set of Colfer's Artemis Fowl books, 2001-3 (lot 914); a set of Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh books, 1924-8 (lot 937); Pratchett's The Carpet People, 1971 (lot 949); several works by Philip Pullman (lots 950-962) and J.K.Rowling (lots 968-979), and Tolkien's The Hobbit, 1937 (lot 983).
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