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Auction Description for Dominic Winter: Modern First Editions & Private Press
Auction Description:
Modern First Editions & Private Press
Viewing Notes:
5 December 10am to 7pm. Morning of sale from 9am.
Sale Notes:
www.invaluable.com/dominicwinter

Modern First Editions & Private Press

by Dominic Winter Auctions


523 lots

December 6, 2006

Mallard House

Broadway Lane

South Cerney, GL7 5UQ United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1285 860006

Fax: +44 (0)1285 862461

Email: info@dominicwinter.co.uk

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Lot 1: Barrie (J.M.). Auld Licht Idylls, 1st ed., Hodder and Stoughton, 1888, pubs. ad. leaf at rear, first and final leaves foxed, t.e.g., remainder untrimmed, orig. bevel-edged cloth gilt, 8vo Barrie's first successful publication, inscribed by the author

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Description: Barrie (J.M.). Auld Licht Idylls, 1st ed., Hodder and Stoughton, 1888, pubs. ad. leaf at rear, first and final leaves foxed, t.e.g., remainder untrimmed, orig. bevel-edged cloth gilt, 8vo Barrie's first successful publication, inscribed by the author on the half-title 'George Meredith from J.M. Barrie'. (1)

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Lot 2: Bates (Ephraim Tristram). The Life and Memoirs of Mr Ephraim Tristram Bates, Commonly Called Corporal Bates, a Broken-Hearted Soldier: Who, from a private Centinel in the Guards, was, from his Merits, Advanced Regularly... and had he Lived a few Days

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Description: Bates (Ephraim Tristram). The Life and Memoirs of Mr Ephraim Tristram Bates, Commonly Called Corporal Bates, a Broken-Hearted Soldier: Who, from a private Centinel in the Guards, was, from his Merits, Advanced Regularly... and had he Lived a few Days Longer, might have Died a Commission Officer, to the Great Loss of his Lamentable Lady, whose Marriage he had intended to Declare... and who, to make up for the Loss of so Dear an Husband, and her Pension... in Order to put Bread into the Mouths of Seven Small Children, the Youngest now at her Breast... Publishes these Memoirs from the Original Papers... Found, exactly as he Mentioned in his last Will and Testament, in an Oven, Never Used... Printed by Malachi , for Edith Bates, 1761, 238 pp., single ad. leaf at rear, recent quarter calf gilt, 12mo Identified by Mrs Piozzi as '... the very Novel from which Sterne took his first idea' for his novel 'Tristram Shandy'. (1)

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Lot 3: Coleridge (Samuel Taylor). Biographia Literaria; or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and Opinions, 2 vols., 1st ed., 1817, half-titles present, 3pp. pubs. ads. at rear of 2nd vol., hinges repaired, untrimmed, orig. boards, rebacked, modern

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Description: Coleridge (Samuel Taylor). Biographia Literaria; or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and Opinions, 2 vols., 1st ed., 1817, half-titles present, 3pp. pubs. ads. at rear of 2nd vol., hinges repaired, untrimmed, orig. boards, rebacked, modern printed label to spines, board edges rubbed, 8vo (2)

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Lot 4: [Defoe, Daniel]. The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe; being the Second and Last Part of His Life, and of the Strange Surprizing Accounts of his Travels Round Three Parts of the Globe, 1st ed., printed for W. Taylor at the Ship in

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Description: [Defoe, Daniel]. The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe; being the Second and Last Part of His Life, and of the Strange Surprizing Accounts of his Travels Round Three Parts of the Globe, 1st ed., printed for W. Taylor at the Ship in Pater-Noster-Row, 1719, folding eng. frontis., 11pp. pubs. cat at rear, marginal foxing throughout, upper hinge split, contemp. panelled sheep, rebacked, spine faded, extrems. rubbed, 8vo Moore 417. (1)

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Lot 5: Dickens (Charles). Sketches by "Boz", 1st Series, 2 vols., 1st ed., 1836, sixteen etched plts. by George Cruikshank, incl. frontis. to each, title-page to vol. 1 with short repaired tear in fore-margin, later endpapers?, some splitting to hinges,

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Description: Dickens (Charles). Sketches by "Boz", 1st Series, 2 vols., 1st ed., 1836, sixteen etched plts. by George Cruikshank, incl. frontis. to each, title-page to vol. 1 with short repaired tear in fore-margin, later endpapers?, some splitting to hinges, rough-trimmed, orig. leaf grain green cloth, spines gilt lettered within shield-shaped border, vol.1 with spine ends a little frayed, spine ends to vol. 2 neatly repaired, some minor markings, contained in red half morocco solander boxes, 8vo in 12's Smith I, pp.1-7. (2)

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