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Auction Description for Toovey's: Antiquarian & Collectors Books
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6th October 9.30am - 12noon. 8th october 10am - 4pm. 9th october 10am - 1pm.
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www.invaluable.com/Tooveys

Antiquarian & Collectors Books

(201 Lots)

by Toovey's


201 lots | 194 with images

October 9, 2012

Spring Gardens

Washington, RH20 3BS United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1903 891955

Fax: +44 (0)1903 891966

Email: auctions@tooveys.com

GRAVES, Robert. Poems (1914-27). London: William

Lot 3001: GRAVES, Robert. Poems (1914-27). London: William

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Description: GRAVES, Robert. Poems (1914-27). London: William Heinemann, Ltd., 1927. Limited edition of 115 copies, this number 51 signed by the author, 8vo (220 x 140mm.) (Minor browning to first and last few leaves.) Original vellum-backed boards, t.e.g. (extremities lightly scuffed and soiled, boards lightly browned).

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NICHOLSON, William (illustrator). - Siegfried

Lot 3002: NICHOLSON, William (illustrator). - Siegfried

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Description: NICHOLSON, William (illustrator). - Siegfried SASSOON. Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man. London: Faber & Faber Limited, 1929. Limited edition of 300 copies, this number 265 signed by the author and artist, 8vo (225 x 143mm.) 7 plates, occasional illustrations, all by Nicholson. (Some spotting, mostly to fore-edge, a few leaves crudely opened.) Original vellum (soiled and slightly discoloured).

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THE NONESUCH PRESS (publishers). - HOMER. The

Lot 3003: THE NONESUCH PRESS (publishers). - HOMER. The

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Description: THE NONESUCH PRESS (publishers). - HOMER. The Iliad [and] Odyssey, translated by Alexander Pope. [London:] 1931. Limited edition, number 448 of 1450 and 67 of 1300 respectively, together 2 vols., 8vo (263 x 148mm.) Text in Greek and English, wood-engraved head-piece by Randolph Koch and Fritz Kredel, with Meynell's note 'On first looking into Pope's Homer' loosely inserted in each volume. Original morocco, t.e.g. (slightly affected by damp, slightly soiled and faded).

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HARRISON, Florence. Elfin Song. London, Glasgow,

Lot 3004: HARRISON, Florence. Elfin Song. London, Glasgow,

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Description: HARRISON, Florence. Elfin Song. London, Glasgow, etc.: Blackie & Son, Ltd., [n.d. but circa 1912.] 4to (225 x 162mm.) 24 plates (12 tipped-in colour), uncoloured illustrations, all by Harrison. (Occasional soiling or light browning.) Original cloth blocked in gilt, t.e.g. (extremities bumped and soiled).

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RACKHAM, Arthur (illustrator). - Algernon Charles

Lot 3005: RACKHAM, Arthur (illustrator). - Algernon Charles

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Description: RACKHAM, Arthur (illustrator). - Algernon Charles SWINBURNE. The Springtide of Life, Poems of Childhood. London: William Heinemann, 1918. 4to (248 x 181mm.) Title printed in green and black, 8 colour plates, uncoloured illustrations, all by Rackham. (Some spotting.) Original cloth (extremities bumped, lower cover soiled, spine darkened).

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