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Gorringes Weekly Auction Including Book Collection - Monday 11th February 2019

Gorringes Live Webcast Auction 11 Feb 2019 10:00 GMT

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Lewes, East Sussex

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  • BN7 2PD
  • United Kingdom

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A SMALL LIBRARY OF BOOKS AND ANTIQUARIAN MAPSQuiller-Couch, Arthur, Sir - The Sleeping Beauty and

Lot 1

A SMALL LIBRARY OF BOOKS AND ANTIQUARIAN MAPSQuiller-Couch, Arthur, Sir - The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales, illustrated by Edmund Dulac, ...

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Arabian Knights - Sinbad the Sailor, illustrated by Edmund Dulac, quarto, half cloth, with 23

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Arabian Knights - Sinbad the Sailor, illustrated by Edmund Dulac, quarto, half cloth, with 23 tipped-in colour plates, London [1914]; Poe, Edgar A...

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Dulac, Edmund, illustrator - Edmund Dulac's Fairy-Book; Fairy Tales of the Allied Nations, quarto,

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Dulac, Edmund, illustrator - Edmund Dulac's Fairy-Book; Fairy Tales of the Allied Nations, quarto, with 16 colour tipped in plates, London [1916];...

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Eyton, Thomas Campbell - A History of the rarer British Birds, 2 parts in 1 volume, 8vo, original

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Eyton, Thomas Campbell - A History of the rarer British Birds, 2 parts in 1 volume, 8vo, original cloth, spine joints split, London 1836 ...[more]

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Buffon, Georges Louis Marie Leclerc, Comte de - Natural History, General and Particular, 20 vols,

Lot 5

Buffon, Georges Louis Marie Leclerc, Comte de - Natural History, General and Particular, 20 vols, 8vo, rebacked mottled calf, with frontis and 680...

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Yarrell, William - A History of British Birds, 3 vols, 8vo, half calf, London 1843

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Yarrell, William - A History of British Birds, 3 vols, 8vo, half calf, London 1843 ...[more]

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Shaw, George - Vivarium Naturae; or The Naturalists Miscellany, 10 vols (of 25), 8vo, rebacked

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Shaw, George - Vivarium Naturae; or The Naturalists Miscellany, 10 vols (of 25), 8vo, rebacked quarter calf with marbled boards, 388 hand coloured...

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Dawe, George R.A. - The Life of George Morland, 49 of 175, folio, half vellum, London 1904, spine

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Dawe, George R.A. - The Life of George Morland, 49 of 175, folio, half vellum, London 1904, spine base rodent eaten!, ...[more]

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Hume, Frederick Edward - Familiar Wild Flowers, 1st to 7th series, in 7 vols, 8vo, cloth, London

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Hume, Frederick Edward - Familiar Wild Flowers, 1st to 7th series, in 7 vols, 8vo, cloth, London 1902-12 ...[more]

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Pratt, Anne - The Flowering Plants, Grasses, Sedges and Ferns of Great Britain, 6 vols, 8vo,

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Pratt, Anne - The Flowering Plants, Grasses, Sedges and Ferns of Great Britain, 6 vols, 8vo, original cloth, spines bumped, some joints splint, Lo...

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Thiers, Louis Adolphe - The History of the French Revolution, 5 vols, half calf, 8vo, scuffed,

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Thiers, Louis Adolphe - The History of the French Revolution, 5 vols, half calf, 8vo, scuffed, joints split, London 1838 ...[more]

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Tourtell, Mary - Rupert Little Bear Library, numbers 14,21,28,36,38 and 40, 8vo, yellow boards, some

Lot 12

Tourtell, Mary - Rupert Little Bear Library, numbers 14,21,28,36,38 and 40, 8vo, yellow boards, some split (6) ...[more]

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Adams, Richard (Novelist) - Watership Down, one of 250, illustrated by John Lawrence, full morocco

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Adams, Richard (Novelist) - Watership Down, one of 250, illustrated by John Lawrence, full morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, with folding map, s...

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Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir - The Lost World, 1st edition, 2nd issue, brown cloth, with 9 plates, front

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Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir - The Lost World, 1st edition, 2nd issue, brown cloth, with 9 plates, front spine joint split, bumped, writings to revers...

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Prichard, Hesketh - Through The Heart of Patagonia, 1st edition, quarto, cloth, with 3 folded

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Prichard, Hesketh - Through The Heart of Patagonia, 1st edition, quarto, cloth, with 3 folded maps, London 1902 ...[more]

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Choisy, Francois-Timoléon de - Histoire de la Comtesse des Barres à Madame la Marquise de Lambert,

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Choisy, Francois-Timoléon de - Histoire de la Comtesse des Barres à Madame la Marquise de Lambert, Bruxelles, rebound, 12mo, Francois Foppens, [Pa...

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Flint, William Russell Sir - Breakfast in Perigord, one of 525, signed, folio, quarter morocco, with

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Flint, William Russell Sir - Breakfast in Perigord, one of 525, signed, folio, quarter morocco, with slip case, London 1968 ...[more]

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Koestler, Arthur - Spanish Testament, an uncorrected proof, section cut from title page to form a "

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Koestler, Arthur - Spanish Testament, an uncorrected proof, section cut from title page to form a "window" to dedication page, Gollancz, London 19...

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Greene, Graham - The End of The Affair, 1st edition, 8vo, with d.j., [Times Book Club binding],

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Greene, Graham - The End of The Affair, 1st edition, 8vo, with d.j., [Times Book Club binding], browned and chipped at edges, with slight stain to...

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Navy List for the Years 1825, 1827, 1829, 1836-37, 1846-47, 1849-50, 1852, 1854-55, 1857-59, 1867,

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Navy List for the Years 1825, 1827, 1829, 1836-37, 1846-47, 1849-50, 1852, 1854-55, 1857-59, 1867, 1870-71, 1874-75, 1882-85, 1888-89, 1892-93, 18...

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Benningfield, Gordon (Illustrator) and Gooden, Robert (text) - Butterflies, one of 250 signed by the

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Benningfield, Gordon (Illustrator) and Gooden, Robert (text) - Butterflies, one of 250 signed by the illustrator, elephant folio, in slip case, Ca...

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Jones, Owen - The Preacher, chromolithograph title and 34 pages, disbound, with elaborate heat

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Jones, Owen - The Preacher, chromolithograph title and 34 pages, disbound, with elaborate heat stamped boards by Remnant and Edmonds, after a desi...

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Manning, Rev. O and Bray, William - The History and Antiquities of the County of Surrey, 3 vols,

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Manning, Rev. O and Bray, William - The History and Antiquities of the County of Surrey, 3 vols, folio, a facsimile of the 1804-14 edition, Wakefi...

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In August 1974. Miss Sheila MacKellow, late of Beacon Gardens, Crowborough, East Sussex, wrote to

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In August 1974. Miss Sheila MacKellow, late of Beacon Gardens, Crowborough, East Sussex, wrote to Richard Nixon, following his resignation from th...

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Nixon, Richard M - The Real War, 1st edition, 8vo, in clipped d/j, inscribed to Sheila MacKellow 8th

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Nixon, Richard M - The Real War, 1st edition, 8vo, in clipped d/j, inscribed to Sheila MacKellow 8th January, 1981, Warner Books edition, first pr...

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Nixon, Richard M - The Memoirs of Richard Nixon, original cloth, 8vo, with d/j (small tear at head

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Nixon, Richard M - The Memoirs of Richard Nixon, original cloth, 8vo, with d/j (small tear at head of spine), inscribed to Sheila MacKellow, 20th ...

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Nixon, Richard M - Seize The Moment, simulated calf, 8vo, inscribed to Sheila MacKellow, 28th

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Nixon, Richard M - Seize The Moment, simulated calf, 8vo, inscribed to Sheila MacKellow, 28th December 1992, New York 1992 ...[more]

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Nixon, Richard M - Leaders, number 970 of 2500, signed and inscribed to Sheila MacKellow, 1st

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Nixon, Richard M - Leaders, number 970 of 2500, signed and inscribed to Sheila MacKellow, 1st January 1985, 8vo, blue leatherette gilt with watere...

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Nixon, Richard M - Leaders, inscribed to Sheila MacKellow, 28th December 1982, first printing,

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Nixon, Richard M - Leaders, inscribed to Sheila MacKellow, 28th December 1982, first printing, cloth, 8vo, New York 1982 and another copy also sig...

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Nixon, Richard M - No More Vietnams, New York, 1985 and 8 other volumes relating to Richard Nixon

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Nixon, Richard M - No More Vietnams, New York, 1985 and 8 other volumes relating to Richard Nixon and his era, including Eisenhower, Julie Nixon -...

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Curtis, William - The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower Garden Displayed, vols 2, 4, 7, 9 and 11,

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Curtis, William - The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower Garden Displayed, vols 2, 4, 7, 9 and 11, with 356 hand coloured plates, plates 385-387 badly...

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Paterson, Daniel - British Itinerary, being a New and Accurate Delineation ..., vol 2 only, 2nd

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Paterson, Daniel - British Itinerary, being a New and Accurate Delineation ..., vol 2 only, 2nd edition, 8vo, calf, London 1796 ...[more]

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Swift, Jonathan - Works, 12 vols, edited by John Hawkesworth, tree calf, restored, London 1755

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Swift, Jonathan - Works, 12 vols, edited by John Hawkesworth, tree calf, restored, London 1755 ...[more]

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Croke, Sir George - Reports, revised by Sir Harebottle Grimston, First and Second Parts, quarto,

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Croke, Sir George - Reports, revised by Sir Harebottle Grimston, First and Second Parts, quarto, calf, rebacked, with portrait, London 1658, 1661 ...

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Dickens, Charles - The Letters of Charles Dickens, 10 vols only (of 12, lacking vol 11 & 12),

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Dickens, Charles - The Letters of Charles Dickens, 10 vols only (of 12, lacking vol 11 & 12), Pilgrim edition, 8vo, red buckram in d/js, Clarendon...

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Dulac, Edmund - Fairy Book, quarto, cloth, 14 tipped-in colour plates, area missing at foot of first

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Dulac, Edmund - Fairy Book, quarto, cloth, 14 tipped-in colour plates, area missing at foot of first page of list of illustrations, London [1916] ...

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Rackham, Arthur - Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures, quarto, cloth, cover marked and faded, with

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Rackham, Arthur - Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures, quarto, cloth, cover marked and faded, with 44 tipped-in colour plates, London 1913 ...[more]

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Richardson, John and others - The Museum of Natural History, 4 vols, quarto, cloth gilt, with

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Richardson, John and others - The Museum of Natural History, 4 vols, quarto, cloth gilt, with plates, many hand-coloured, c.[1870]. Note Vol.1 wit...

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Lennon, John - In His Own Write, original boards, 8vo, London 1964

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Lennon, John - In His Own Write, original boards, 8vo, London 1964 ...[more]

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Browne, Edgar Athelstone - Phiz and Dickens as they appeared ... , one of 175, signed, quarto, cloth

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Browne, Edgar Athelstone - Phiz and Dickens as they appeared ... , one of 175, signed, quarto, cloth gilt, spine sunned, with frontis and 38 plate...

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O'Connor, Vincent Clarence Scott - The Silken East, 2 vols, rebound half calf, quarto, front inner

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O'Connor, Vincent Clarence Scott - The Silken East, 2 vols, rebound half calf, quarto, front inner hinges to both vols, split ...[more]

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Blew, William C.A. - Brighton and its Coaches, 1st edition, original cloth, worn and scuffed, with

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Blew, William C.A. - Brighton and its Coaches, 1st edition, original cloth, worn and scuffed, with 20 hand-coloured plates, London 1894 [1893] .....

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Somerville, Edith and Martin, Violet - A Patrick's Day Hunt, 2nd impression, oblong folio, cloth,

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Somerville, Edith and Martin, Violet - A Patrick's Day Hunt, 2nd impression, oblong folio, cloth, rubbed, cover stained, with 8 coloured plates, W...

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Paine, Thomas - The Age of Reason, 4 parts in one, together with A Discourse delivered to the

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Paine, Thomas - The Age of Reason, 4 parts in one, together with A Discourse delivered to the Society of Theophilanthropists at Paris, An Essay of...

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Morris, Rev Francis Orpen - A History of British Butterflies, 7th edition, 8vo, cloth, front fly

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Morris, Rev Francis Orpen - A History of British Butterflies, 7th edition, 8vo, cloth, front fly leaf and first page detached, bumped, with 79 han...

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Stern, Bert - The Last Sitting, folio, photographic boards, with d.j's with slight tears, London

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Stern, Bert - The Last Sitting, folio, photographic boards, with d.j's with slight tears, London 1988 ...[more]

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Knoop, Johann Hermann - Beschrijving en afbeeldingen van de beste Soorten van Appelen en

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Knoop, Johann Hermann - Beschrijving en afbeeldingen van de beste Soorten van Appelen en Peeren ... 3 works in 1, folio, contemporary half calf, w...

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Jekyll, Gertrude and Elgood, George, S (illustrator) - Some English Gardens, folio, blue cloth gilt,

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Jekyll, Gertrude and Elgood, George, S (illustrator) - Some English Gardens, folio, blue cloth gilt, London 1906 ...[more]

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Hulme, Frederick Edward - Familiar Wild Flowers, series 1-5, 5 vols, 8vo, original cloth, with 200

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Hulme, Frederick Edward - Familiar Wild Flowers, series 1-5, 5 vols, 8vo, original cloth, with 200 colour plates, London [1875] ...[more]

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Kipling, Rudyard - Captains Courageous, 1st American edition, illustrated by I.W. Taber, gilt cloth,

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Kipling, Rudyard - Captains Courageous, 1st American edition, illustrated by I.W. Taber, gilt cloth, worn, corners bumped, New York 1897 ...[more]

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Kipling, Rudyard - A Song of the English, illustrated by W. Heath Johnson, quarter, cloth, with 16

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Kipling, Rudyard - A Song of the English, illustrated by W. Heath Johnson, quarter, cloth, with 16 tipped-in coloured plates, London [1909] ...[m...

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Kipling, Rudyard - Soldier Tales, 1st edition, original cloth gilt, with frontis and 20 plates,

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Kipling, Rudyard - Soldier Tales, 1st edition, original cloth gilt, with frontis and 20 plates, together with The Years Between, 1st edition, 8vo,...

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A Privately formed Collection of Books by, about or related to Sir Frank Brangwyn (1867-1956)

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A Privately formed Collection of Books by, about or related to Sir Frank Brangwyn (1867-1956)Brangwyn, Frank - The Acorn: An Illustrated Quarterly...

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Levetus, A.S. - Brangwyn der Radierer: Eine Wuerdigung, number 11 of 60, original vellum, with d.j.,

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Levetus, A.S. - Brangwyn der Radierer: Eine Wuerdigung, number 11 of 60, original vellum, with d.j., with 17 photographs and two original etchings...

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Richter, H.Davis - Floral Art, Decoration and Design, folio, cloth, foreword by Frank Brangwyn, F.

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Richter, H.Davis - Floral Art, Decoration and Design, folio, cloth, foreword by Frank Brangwyn, F. Lewis, South Benfleet 1932 ...[more]

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Brangwyn, Frank - The Way of the Cross, number 79 of 250, with commentary by G.K. Chesterton, 4to,

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Brangwyn, Frank - The Way of the Cross, number 79 of 250, with commentary by G.K. Chesterton, 4to, original vellum gilt, signed by author and arti...

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Brangwyn, Frank - Book Plates, 4to, beige cloth, 69 black and white and coloured plates, compiled by

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Brangwyn, Frank - Book Plates, 4to, beige cloth, 69 black and white and coloured plates, compiled by Eden Phillpotts and E. Hesketh Hubbard, print...

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Brangwyn, Frank - Belgium, folio, half vellum, text by Hugh Stokes, introduction by Paul Lambotte,

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Brangwyn, Frank - Belgium, folio, half vellum, text by Hugh Stokes, introduction by Paul Lambotte, 52 wood engravings by Frank Brangwyn, printed b...

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Bunt, Cyril G.E. - The Water-Colours of Sir Frank Brangwyn, 4to, one of 500, cloth, in clipped d.j.,

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Bunt, Cyril G.E. - The Water-Colours of Sir Frank Brangwyn, 4to, one of 500, cloth, in clipped d.j., 40 plates, of which 24 are tipped-in colour i...

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Gaunt, William - The Etchings of Frank Brangwyn: A Catalogue Raisonne, 4to, half vellum, inner

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Gaunt, William - The Etchings of Frank Brangwyn: A Catalogue Raisonne, 4to, half vellum, inner hinges split, d.j. present, but in pieces, pages sl...

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