Fine Books, Manuscripts, Atlases and Historical Photographs

27 Nov 2018, starting at 13:00 GMT .

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POTTER (BEATRIX) The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck, Frederick Warne (4)

PYNCHON (THOMAS) Gravity's Rainbow, 8vo (3)

RACKHAM (ARTHUR) BARRIE (J.M.) Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens... New Edition, Hodder & Stoughton, [1912]

RACKHAM (ARTHUR) MILTON (JOHN) Comus, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY RACKHAM WITH AN ORIGINAL PEN AND INK SKETCH of a goat-headed satyr in fashionable clothes signed and dated "To Mr. Calvert Spensley from Arthur Rackham, 15.11.[19]21" on the half-title, William Heinemann; and AN ORIGINAL PENCIL SKETCH SIGNED ("Arthur Rackham") depicting a man in a bowler hat and woman in hat with feather (?race course goers) on a piece of headed notepaper, together with three photographic "Rough Proofs" for an illustration for the endpapers of Comus (small group)

SAVOY COCKTAIL BOOK CRADDOCK (HARRY, of the Savoy Hotel, London) The Savoy Cocktail Book, FIRST EDITION, Constable & Co., 1930

SEARLE (RONALD) "Numerous Headpieces", [c.1989]

TOLKIEN (J.R.R.) The Hobbit or There and Back Again, FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSION, George Allen & Unwin, [1937]

TOLKIEN (J.R.R.) The Hobbit or There and Back Again. Illustrated by the Author, FIRST EDITION, SECOND IMPRESSION, George Allen & Unwin, 1937

TOLKIEN (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSIONS, George Allen and Unwin, 1954-1955

TOLKIEN (J.R.R.) The Lord of the Rings, 3 vol., FIRST EDITION, FIRST IMPRESSIONS, George Allen and Unwin, 1954-1955

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