Europe

  • # 28061

    MOFFATT-PENDER, Iain Macalastair (1894-1961)

    Moffat-Pender’s own corrected draft of his English translation of Kenneth Macleod’s essay “Duatharachd na mara”.

    “Duatharachd na mara.” (The Romance – or the Mystery of the Sea) / by Kenneth Macleod “The Minister of the Songs” translated by Iain Macalastair Moffatt-Pender. [In red ink above title: NOT FOR PUBLICATION]. [n.d., but 1927, or earlier]. Quarto (270 x 210 mm), typescript, still bound with the original loop of fine wire at top …

  • # 27720

    BOUVERIE, Julia Fanny (née Montolieu) (1792-1836)

    Album of manuscript poetry by Julia Fanny Bouverie (née Montolieu), wife of Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Frederick Bouverie. Portugal, 1827-28.

    Small quarto album (225 x 190 mm), half straight-grain black morocco over gilt-ruled straight-grain burgundy morocco boards (rubbed and with light staining, both boards with remnants of old paper labels); all edges gilt; front free-endpaper with ownership signature of Julia Fanny Bouverie, [80] pages of manuscript in ink on unruled paper, ms. pagination at upper corners …

  • # 28091

    [THOMSON, John (1837-1921) (photographer) and Adolphe Smith HEADINGLEY (1846-1924)]

    Street Incidents : a series of twenty-one permanent photographs, with descriptive letter-press.

    London : Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1881. Quarto (285 x 220 mm), publisher’s pictorial red cloth stamped in gilt and black (boards with light staining and flecking, spine sunned and flecked), original patterned endpapers, pp [2], [1]-100, with 21 original woodburytypes from Thomson’s original dry-plate negatives, each with printed caption and red ruled …

  • # 27029

    HURLEY, James Francis (Frank), 1885-1962

    An archive of photographs documenting the experience of soldiers of the Australian Imperial Force on the Western Front, 1917-18.

    Group of 44 (forty-four) gelatin silver prints in identical format 145 x 200 mm, unmounted; all versos with Frank Hurley’s negative number in pencil, and ten with an additional contemporary manuscript caption in ink (clearly written by an eyewitness) as follows: St. Quentin Canal; Passchendaele Stunt. Duck walk track; 48th Battalion awaiting orders to “Hop” in the Big …

  • # 27178

    ADAM, Ricky

    Belfast Punk (deluxe edition with original signed photograph)

    Bologna : Damiani Editore, 2017. Quarto, illustrated boards in cardboard slipcase, button, limited to only 15 copies, with an original photograph by Ricky Adam, signed and numbered in an edition of 15. New copy, still sealed in shrinkwrap. ‘The Warzone Collective began in 1984 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, when a few local punks decided to …

  • # 26267

    LETAILLE, Charles (1815 - 1908)

    Le tour du monde, ou Jeu du petit voyageur.

    Dédié aux Enfans studieux. Par Charles Letaille. [Title on box lid]. Paris : Charles Letaille, [circa 1839]. Box of thick card, 212 x 310 x 41 mm, the lid with lithographed title and hand-coloured lithographic onlay ‘Passage d’une rivière dans une foret du Brésil’, and a pressed paper border decorated in gilt; the interior of the …

  • # 27367

    STANFORD, Edward

    London Atlas Map of Asia Minor, the Caucasus and the Black Sea

    London : Edward Stanford, circa 1900. Chromolithograph map, dissected and laid on linen, 515 x 775 mm (sheet), marbled card wrappers, a very good copy. London Atlas Series. Map of Asia Minor including Turkey, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, southern Russia, the Ukraine, Transcaucasia (Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan) and northern Persia (Iran).

  • # 27257

    SJÖMAN, Bror

    Designed in Finland 1965.

    Helsinki : Finnish Foreign Trade Association, 1965. Quarto, illustrated wrappers (rubbed, bump to foot of spine), advertisements, pp. 58, illustrated. Includes writing by Ulf Hård af Segerstad and others. Photo-illustrated book on Finnish modernism.

  • # 27259

    THOMPSON, David

    Recent British Sculpture.

    An exhibition organised by the British Council for Canada, New Zealand and Australia, 1961-63. Robert Adams, Kenneth Armitage, Reg Butler, Lynn Chadick, Hubert Dalwood, Barbara Hepworth, Bernard Meadows, Henry Moore, Eduardo Paolozzi. London : British Council, 1961. Quarto, lettered wrappers, essay by David Thompson, portraits, biographies, black and white plates.

  • # 27192

    [KROL, Stan].

    Modern architecture in Finland

    London : Finnish Travel Information Centre, circa 1965. Octavo, illustrated self-wrappers, pp. 20, illustrated with photographs of modernist buildings in Finland. The buildings are listed at the end. Designed by Stan Krol. Scarce.

  • # 25712

    PATTEN, Robert

    The history of the late Rebellion.

    With original papers, and characters of the principal noblemen and gentlemen concern’d in it. London : J. Baker and T. Warner, 1717. Octavo, panelled calf (upper board detached), armorial engraved bookplate for Joseph-John Martin of Ham Court, Upton-on-Severn, Worcestershire, pp. [viii], title rule in black, decorative headpieces and initials, 271; errata, lacking the rear free …

  • # 26262

    HABICHT, Frank (photographer); CREMONESI, Heather; BRUCE, Robert

    Young London : permissive paradise.

    Photographs: Frank Habicht / Views on the scene: Heather Cremonesi, Robert Bruce. London : George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd., 1969. First edition. Large quarto (310 x 255 mm), publisher’s blue cloth over boards with silver-lettered spine, in the original pictorial dust jacket (front panel with closed tear and some loss lower left, chipped at …

  • # 24579

    Hayes, William (1735-1802)

    A natural history of British birds. 

    London : the author, [1771-1779]. Two volumes, folio, contemporary half calf over marbled boards (edges rubbed), no title page (as issued), 40 proof plates hand coloured by Hayes and his family, all but seven signed, captioned and dated; the Green Woodpecker has the signature of William Hayes and Gabriel Smith; a few spots but otherwise …

  • # 13216

    BELAIS [BELAISH], Abraham (1773-1853); WOGUE, Lazare

    Livre du puits vivant et voyant, poème, contenant des maximes de morale et de politique fondées sur

    la philosophie … renfermant aussi : 1. une ode adressée au Roi, pour le consoler, sur la mort de sa … fille Marie, … 2. une ode au Roi, sur la naissance du comte de Paris … 3. Divers chants à la gloire de L. M. le Roi et la Reine, … Composé en hébreu par Abraham …

  • # 24196

    SADELER, Johannes I (Brussels 1550 - 1600/1601 Venice) (printer)

    Eximium exercitium seu comendatio ad Beatissima[m] semper Virginem Dei Genitricem Mariam quotidie mane videlicet, ac Vesperi, nec non Sabbatinis diebus …

    [s.l.] : Ioannes Sadler [fe]cit et excudit, cum Privilegio S.C.M., [circa 1590]. Duodecimo (112 x 70 mm), copper engraved single sheet mounted on later marbled paper backing; in Latin; handling wear, a tiny amount of text loss at the extremities. The printer and engraver Jan (Johannes) Sadeler I (Brussels 1550 – 1600/1601 Venice) was a …

  • # 25397

    JONES, David

    An exhibition of Old Master drawings 16th – 19th century

    London and Paris : Fine Art (UK) Ltd, circa 1995. Quarto, illustrated wrappers, unpaginated, 34 colour plates with descriptive text. A scholarly catalogue.