Fine Books and Manuscripts

9 Nov 2016, starting at 13:00 GMT .

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DULAC (EDMUND) QUILLER-COUCH (ARTHUR) The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales from the Old French, NUMBER 911 OF 1000 DE LUXE COPIES SIGNED BY THE ILLUSTRATOR, Hodder & Stoughton, [1910]

EINSTEIN (ALBERT) Typed letter signed ("A. Einstein"), to Heinz Niedermeier, in German, stating that he knows from the Gutmann family of their miserable situation and that he has written them a letter addressed to the French consulate at Vienna, Princeton, 2 November 1938

ELIOT (T.S.) Four Quartets, NUMBER 77 OF 290 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, [Verona, Officina Bodoni for Faber & Faber, 1960]

FLEMING (IAN) Typed letter signed ("Ian Fleming"), to Terence Furnell, of Maidstone, sending, for his confidential information, the bulletin recently placed on the notice board of the headquarters of the Secret Service near Regent's Park, Kemsley House, London, 18 June 1957

FOUJITA (TSUGUHARU) JOSEPH (MICHEL) A Book of Cats. Being Twenty Drawings by Foujita, NUMBER 178 OF 500 COPIES, SIGNED BY FOUJITA on the colophon, New York, Covici Friede, 1930

GAUDIER-BRZESKA (HENRI) H. Gaudier-Brzeska 1891-1915, FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 157 OF 250 COPIES, The Ovid Press, [1919]

GAZETTE DU BON TON Gazette du Bon Ton. Arts, modes & frivolités, vol. 1-7, comprising 63 (of 70) issues bound in 62 (lacking vol. 1, no.12; vol. 2, nos. 2-3 and 6; vol. 4, no.10; vol. 5, no.8-9), Paris, Librairie Centrale des Beaux Arts, 1912-1915, and 1920-1925; together with approximately 100 additional plates, either in duplicate issues (of which 5 complete) or loose (including 21 not found in main run), sold as a periodical (quantity)

GONCHAROVA (NATALIA SERGEEVNA) TSETLIN (MIKHAIL OSIPOVICH) Prozrachnye teni i obrazy [Transparent Shadows and Forms], FIRST EDITION, Paris and Moscow, Zorna, 1920

WELLS (H.G.) When the Sleeper Wakes, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED "Henry Hick fm. H.G. Wells" on half-title, 3 plates, 1899; Tales of Space and Time, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED WITH A DRAWING "H. Hick from H.G. Wells" above a small sketch of a medicine bottle with label reading "To be taken as required" on front free endpaper, 1900 [1899], FIRST EDITIONS, Harper & Brothers (2)

WELLS (H.G.) The First Men in the Moon, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED "To Doctor Henry Hick (To be taken when required). H.G. Wells. Nov 20th 1901" on half-title, Georges Newnes, 1901

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