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Autograph Letter signed to A.E. Badaire, 2pp

Lot 199: Autograph Letter signed to A.E. Badaire, 2pp

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March 31, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £200 - £300

Description: (Émile, writer, 1840-1902) Autograph Letter signed to A.E. Badaire, 2pp. & envelope, 8vo, Médan, 12th August 1882, referring to his forthcoming novel Au Bonheur des Dames, and its publication in the periodical Gil Blas, folds, slightly browned.

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A French bronze model of a poodle, circa 1840

Lot 297: A French bronze model of a poodle, circa 1840

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April 14, 2015, 10:00 AM GMT

Newbury, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £100 - £150

Description: A French bronze model of a poodle, circa 1840, portrayed recumbent on a rectangular base, 5cm high, 8.5cm long

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A pair of Staffordshire vases , circa 1840, with branch handles

Lot 219: A pair of Staffordshire vases , circa 1840, with branch handles

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April 14, 2015, 10:00 AM GMT

Newbury, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £150 - £250

Description: A pair of Staffordshire vases , circa 1840, with branch handles, the sides painted with landscapes inside flower encrusted frames, fitted for electricity, 44cm high overall

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A pair of Paris porcelain vases , circa 1840, set with gilt mask handles

Lot 195: A pair of Paris porcelain vases , circa 1840, set with gilt mask handles

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April 14, 2015, 10:00 AM GMT

Newbury, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £150 - £250

Description: A pair of Paris porcelain vases , circa 1840, set with gilt mask handles, the sides painted with landscapes, set on a square base (some damage), 27.5cm high; and a similar smaller pair , 16.5cm high

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A Ceylonese ebony open armchair, circa 1840

Lot 502: A Ceylonese ebony open armchair, circa 1840

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April 15, 2015, 10:00 AM GMT

Newbury, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £1,500 - £2,500

Description: A Ceylonese ebony open armchair, circa 1840 , with scroll and anthemion carved rails, with fluted and reeded scroll arms, on lobed supports and legs, with cane seat 85cm high, 52cm wide, 56cm deep; together with another Ceylonese ebony open armchair, circa 1840 , with reeded bar back and scrolled uprights, a drop in upholstered seat, scrolled arms on lobed supports and legs 84cm high, 51cn wide, 51cm deep For related examples see, Interiors, Christie's South Kensington, 23rd October 2012, Lot 245

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An Anglo Indian solid satinwood Davenport, circa 1840

Lot 503: An Anglo Indian solid satinwood Davenport, circa 1840

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April 15, 2015, 10:00 AM GMT

Newbury, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £1,000 - £1,500

Description: An Anglo Indian solid satinwood Davenport, circa 1840, with turned brass gallery, the shaped front with pierced panel to leaf capped scroll supports, the leather lined slope opening to two drawers, the side fitted with a hinged pull out drawer fitted with an ebony pen tray and two divisions for ink pots, the cupboard opening to reveal four drawers, all with ebony pulls, 92cm high, 57cm wide, 62cm deep

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German School Portrait miniatures of Bishop-Electors A pair

Lot 153: German School Portrait miniatures of Bishop-Electors A pair

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April 14, 2015, 10:00 AM GMT

Newbury, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £80 - £120

Description: German School (mid 18th century) Portrait miniatures of Bishop-Electors A pair, watercolour on painted circle, on vellum Both inscribed on the backboards, one: Wenzeslaus , and the other: Clemens August 8 x 9.5 cm. (3 1/8 x 3 3/4 in) Clemens August of Bavaria (Clemens August von Bayern) (1700-1761) was a member of the Wittelsbach dynasty of Bavaria and Archbishop-Elector of Cologne.

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Auguste Moitte The Synagogue at Versailles Pencil and sepia wash Signed

Lot 216: Auguste Moitte The Synagogue at Versailles Pencil and sepia wash Signed

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

April 14, 2015, 10:00 AM GMT

Newbury, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £2,000 - £4,000

Description: Auguste Moitte (circa 1748-1790) The Synagogue at Versailles Pencil and sepia wash Signed, inscribed and dated 1811 27 x 39 cm. (10 5/8 x 15 1/4 in)

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W. A. Thorpson Portrait of a gentleman standing by a chair Watercolour Dated...

Lot 212: W. A. Thorpson Portrait of a gentleman standing by a chair Watercolour Dated...

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April 14, 2015, 10:00 AM GMT

Newbury, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £100 - £150

Description: W. A. Thorpson (19th Century) Portrait of a gentleman standing by a chair Watercolour Dated August 5 1838 38 x 28 cm. (15 x 11 in)

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Signed print, laid down on card, ink stamp and manuscript inscription in...

Lot 163: Signed print, laid down on card, ink stamp and manuscript inscription in...

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March 31, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £150 - £200

Description: (Pierre-Auguste, artist, 1841-1919) Signed print, laid down on card, ink stamp and manuscript inscription in another hand, folio, 8th January 1909.

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Rhys Davids (Arthur) - Original photograph of the young pilot

Lot 251: Rhys Davids (Arthur) - Original photograph of the young pilot

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

April 9, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £250 - £350

Description: in the cockpit of his SE5a at Bekesbourne, 1917, contemporary enlargement, c. 130 x 225 mm., framed & glazed , [1917]; with 6 other photographic portraits of Rhys Davids, including one Eton School carte-de-visite style portrait by Hills & Saunders inscribed by the subject on the reverse, 4 portraits of him in military uniform and one in cricket-whites, plus a studio portrait of his parents § Revell (Alex) Brief Glory: The Life of Arthur Rhys Davids, first edition , inscribed presentation copy from the author, illustrations, hinges pulling slightly, original boards, dust-jacket , 1984, v.s. (9) Arthur Percival Foley Rhys Davids DSO, MC & Bar (1897-1917) was a British flying ace during the First World War, renowned in part for his shooting down of the German flying ace Werner Voss. He lost his own life a month after the famous battle with Voss, probably during a dogfight with German ace Karl Gallwitz; his final tally of victories in the air came to 27, his commanding officer James McCudden noting "If one was over the salient in the autumn of 1917 and saw an SE5 fighting like hell amidst a heap of huns, one would find nine times out of ten the SE5 was flown by Rhys-Davids."

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Willy Rizzo for Pierre Cardin, a side cabinet, 1970s

Lot 655: Willy Rizzo for Pierre Cardin, a side cabinet, 1970s

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

April 29, 2015, 10:00 AM GMT

Newbury, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £1,000 - £1,500

Description: Willy Rizzo for Pierre Cardin, a side cabinet, 1970s, black laminated wood and brass, with two drawers and two doors with interior shelf, side corners and handles in brass, 76cm high, 120cm wide, 47.5cm deep Purchased from Philip Thomas Antique Furniture and Design, Ladbroke Grove, London on 6th August 2004.

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[Licence to Sergeant Mateo Feraçe to travel to Italy on private business], D.s

Lot 1: [Licence to Sergeant Mateo Feraçe to travel to Italy on private business], D.s

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March 31, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £300 - £400

Description: ( Archduke of Austria, cardinal, archbishop of Toledo, viceroy of Portugal and Governor General of the Habsburg Netherlands, 1559-1621) [Licence to Sergeant Mateo Feraçe to travel to Italy on private business], D.s. "Alberto", manuscript in Spanish, blind-stamped seal, folds, extensively browned, folio, 8th August 1603.

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Autograph Postcard signed to Schott Music publisher's, of Mainz, in German

Lot 11: Autograph Postcard signed to Schott Music publisher's, of Mainz, in German

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March 31, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £200 - £300

Description: (Béla , composer and pianist, 1881-1945) Autograph Postcard signed to Schott Music publisher's, of Mainz, in German, 105 x 148mm., Montana-Jermala [Switzerland], 10th August 1929, change of address in Budapest, slightly browned.

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Autograph musical quotation signed

Lot 74: Autograph musical quotation signed "Edvard Grieg", of the first four bars of

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March 31, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £400 - £600

Description: (Edvard, Norwegian composer and pianist, 1843-1907) Autograph musical quotation signed "Edvard Grieg", of the first four bars of "In Autumn", manuscript on two staves, 140 x 201mm., Birmingham, August 1888.

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[] The Romance of King Arthur..., abridged by Alfred W

Lot 153: [] The Romance of King Arthur..., abridged by Alfred W

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April 9, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £300 - £400

Description: [( Sir Thomas)] The Romance of King Arthur , abridged by Alfred W.Pollard, one of 500 copies signed by the artist, 16 mounted colour plates with captioned tissue guards and 7 black & white plates by Rackham, further decorations and vignettes, bookplate on front pastedown, original white vellum gilt-stamped on upper cover and spine, some minor rubbing but overall a very good copy, t.e.g., others uncut, 4to , 1917.

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Autograph Letter signed to an unnamed recipient, 3pp

Lot 133: Autograph Letter signed to an unnamed recipient, 3pp

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March 31, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £150 - £200

Description: ( pseudonym of Gaspard-Felix Tournachon, French photographer, caricaturist, journalist, novelist and balloonist, 1820-1910) Autograph Letter signed to an unnamed recipient, 3pp. in French, 8vo, [Paris], Avenue d'Antin 49, 11th December 1907, asking him to supply quickly a copy of his forthcoming book, ("and do not forget that splendid and undeserved dedication with which you praised me beyond measure"), and gossiping about the dramatist Jules Claretie, and the right wing journalist Maurice Barres, folds, browned. Jules Claretie (1840-1913), literary figure and director of the Théâtre Français.

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Autograph Letter signed to an unnamed recipient, 2pp

Lot 200: Autograph Letter signed to an unnamed recipient, 2pp

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March 31, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £300 - £400

Description: (Émile, writer, 1840-1902) Autograph Letter signed to an unnamed recipient, 2pp. in French, 8vo, Médan, 15th November 1885, saying that he doesn't understand why he can't get permission to put on Nana and Germinal in a Spanish theatre at the same time as getting permission to stage, Therese Raquin ; and another ALs, 1p. in French, 8vo, Paris, 8th January 1889, about writing an ?article for Le Figaro, ("it scares me a little"), folds, extensively browned and brittle, ?removed from a frame (2).

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A companion pair of Victorian satinwood and marquetry library bookcases

Lot 517: A companion pair of Victorian satinwood and marquetry library bookcases

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April 15, 2015, 10:00 AM GMT

Newbury, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £10,000 - £15,000

Description: A companion pair of Victorian satinwood and marquetry library bookcases, circa 1840, attributed to Banting, France & Company, of varying width, incorporating rosewood arabesque marquetry throughout, each moulded cornice above three banks of adjustable open shelves, each lower section with four frieze drawers above four cupboard doors with brass grille panels backed by pleated fabric and opening to adjustable shelves, on plinth bases, the first 250cm high, 248cm wide, 36.5cm deep and with the right side unfinished, the other 250cm high, 239cm wide, 36.5cm deep Commissioned for the 2nd Marquess of Bute. It is thought that these bookcases were probably made by Banting, France & Company for the Marquess' London house at 6 Whitehall Place which he used whilst in London as a Member of Parliament. Banting France & Co were established at 27 St. James St, London between 1813-50 and used various combinations of the name. They worked extensively for the Royal family undertaking commissions and restoration work at most of the key Royal houses including Kensington Palace and Windsor Castle. See G. Beard and C. Gilbert The Dictionary of English Furniture Makers 1660-1840 (1986).

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Autograph Letter signed

Lot 43: Autograph Letter signed "Paul" to "Mon cher Claude", 3pp

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March 31, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £2,000 - £3,000

Description: (Paul, Belgian painter, 1897-1994) Autograph Letter signed "Paul" to "Mon cher Claude", 3pp. in French, 8vo, 1st August 1946, on a variety of subjects, including thanking him for his two letters, congratulating him, ("It seems that you are forgiven, work is the only thing to do and that will make us overcome our fate"), on his sketching in a striking landscape, he draws a little but for the moment doesn't paint, ("I work on the plans and designs for you"), hoping to complete them by the end of August, and about Van Hecke and drawings for "The Storm", and the review of an exhibition on Giorgio de Chirico [an allusion to an exhibition in Paris in 1946 at the Allard Gallery], and also wanting a good stay in Canada and including an ink drawing of a ship sailing to Toronto with mermaids on the bowsprit and in the sea, folds.

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Stapledon (Olaf) - Odd John,

Lot 270: Stapledon (Olaf) - Odd John,

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April 9, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £250 - £350

Description: first edition, first issue binding but with the later August 1935 catalogue (ƒ5') at the end, contemporary ink inscription on front pastedown, original pale blue cloth, spine slightly dulled, slight shelf lean, original striking dust-jacket, some wear and creasing at edges and corners with minor loss and a few small closed tears, 8vo, 1935. One of Stapledon's best novels, exploring the idea of a Nietzschean superman existing beyond the conventional ideas of morality

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Letter signed to the President of Espirito Santo Province, 1p

Lot 146: Letter signed to the President of Espirito Santo Province, 1p

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March 31, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £200 - £300

Description: ( Emperor of Brazil and King of Portugal, 1798-1834) Letter signed to the President of Espirito Santo Province, 1p., in Portugese, folio, Palace of Rio de Janeiro, 2nd August 1824, announcing the birth of his daughter, Princess Francisca of Brazil, folds, a few small tears to edges, browned ; and 2 others, letters of Pedro I & Pedro II, v.s., v.d. (3).

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A fine Gauge 1 model of a London North Western Railway Class D 0-8-0 tender

Lot 20: A fine Gauge 1 model of a London North Western Railway Class D 0-8-0 tender

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

April 16, 2015, 6:00 PM GMT

Mayfair, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £4,000 - £6,000

Description: A fine Gauge 1 model of a London North Western Railway Class D 0-8-0 tender locomotive No.2548, scratch built by the late Geoff Holt in 10mm scale to works drawings, with fully detailed cab and backhead fittings, motion, inside cylinders, tool boxes, brake and sanding gear, detailed rivet work, fitted handrails and steps, with lined livery by Larry Goddard, 53cm long, 8cm wide. The original locomotive was built in October 1917.

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Bosschère (Jean de) - The Closed Door,

Lot 47: Bosschère (Jean de) - The Closed Door,

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April 9, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £250 - £350

Description: translated by F.S.Flint, number 4 of 50 copies on handmade paper with hand-coloured plates and initialled by the author , plates and illustrations by Bosschère, the plates hand-coloured by the artist, some light foxing, original parchment-backed cloth, t.e.g., others uncut, spine rubbed, 1917 § Lytell Geste (A) of Robyn Hode and His Meiny, number 174 of 280 copies following the Wynkyn de Worde and William Copland texts, printed in orange and black, hand-coloured illustrations by Valenti Angelo, original morocco-backed patterned-paper boards, uncut, spine a little faded, San Francisco, Grabhorn Press, 1932, 8vo (2)

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A pair of Regency mahogany and ebony strung library tables , circa 1815

Lot 496: A pair of Regency mahogany and ebony strung library tables , circa 1815

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

April 15, 2015, 10:00 AM GMT

Newbury, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £8,000 - £12,000

Description: A pair of Regency mahogany and ebony strung library tables , circa 1815, in the manner of Gillows of Lancaster, each top with moulded and inlaid edge above single frieze drawer and flanking slides on trestle supports and outswept legs terminating in brass caps and castors, 72cm high, 92cm wide, 57cm deep Provenance: Chapter Manor, South Cerney, Gloucestershire For a related pair of Regency library tables attributed to Gillows, see lot 359, 4 November 2003, Sothebys Olympia, Furniture, Rugs & Decorations For a closely related form of table see Susan E.Stuart, Gillows of Lancaster and London, 1730 - 1840, Volume I, Antique Collectors Club, 2008 Plate 268, page 264

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Autograph Letter signed to Henry Fothergill Chorley, Belgrave Square, London

Lot 114: Autograph Letter signed to Henry Fothergill Chorley, Belgrave Square, London

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

March 31, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £1,500 - £2,000

Description: (Felix, composer, 1809-47) Autograph Letter signed to Henry Fothergill Chorley, Belgrave Square, London, 5pp. & address panel, in English, 8vo, Leipzig, 21st July 1840, saying that he had deferred answering as to when he might visit as his health has been bad recently, but now he is feeling so much better that he is writing to confirm that he is coming and asking Chorley if he still means to visit Milan or Vienna and staying with him, "Do you know that such a prospect would make my whole journey to England look bright and gay?", and discussing Liszt, "I was glad to hear, that you like Liszt so much, he is such an extraordinary artist!", other artists, his prodigious memory etc., tears along folds and tears at head and tail where opened, browned. Chorley Henry Fothergill Chorley (1808-1872), journalist.

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2 Autograph Letters signed to

Lot 118: 2 Autograph Letters signed to "Dear Mr. De Blois" of Playboy Magazine, 4pp

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March 31, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £200 - £300

Description: (Henry, writer, 1891-1980) 2 Autograph Letters signed to "Dear Mr. De Blois" of Playboy Magazine, 4pp., 4to, Ocampo Drive, Pacific Palisades, California, 29th January & 15th August 1964, responding to a request for an article, "The suggestion - nostalgia for Brooklyn - i.e., boyhood days - sounds good to me. Right up my street. But I need to know what length, what compensation, and what taboos, if any. Also, want to be reasonably certain what I write will not be rejected. I don't need rejection slips any more ," folds, slightly browned. Article published as The Old Neighborhood, Playboy, December 1965.

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Autograph Letter signed to Angelica Balabanoff, 1p

Lot 131: Autograph Letter signed to Angelica Balabanoff, 1p

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March 31, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £200 - £300

Description: (Benito, Fascist dictator, 1883-1945) Autograph Letter signed to Angelica Balabanoff, 1p., in Italian, on Italian Socialist Party letterhead, 8vo, Cattolica, 24th August 1913, saying that he had in mind to undertake a vigorous campaign against trade unionism but his companion, Vella [Arturo Vella (1886-1943) politician; secretary of the Italian Socialist Party], had written from Rome to dissuade him from any controversy and that he will be returning to Milan towards the end of the month, folds, slightly browned. Angelica Balabanoff (c. 1878-1965), Russian-Jewish-Italian communist and social democratic activist.

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Autograph Letter signed to Schott Music publisher's, of Mainnz, 1p

Lot 12: Autograph Letter signed to Schott Music publisher's, of Mainnz, 1p

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March 31, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £400 - £600

Description: (Béla, composer and pianist, 1881-1945) Autograph Letter signed to Schott Music publisher's, of Mainnz, 1p. in German, 4to, Budapest, 20th June 1930, referring to a letter sent on the 8 August 1929, concerning his annoyance at the publisher's unauthorised use of two of his arrangements published by them in an edition called Volksleider aller Volker, and telling them what he wants them to do about it, folds, a few short tears in margins.

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4 Autograph Letters to various recipients, 8pp

Lot 45: 4 Autograph Letters to various recipients, 8pp

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March 31, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £300 - £400

Description: (Gaston, Comté D'Eu, French prince and military commander, 1842-1922) 4 Autograph Letters to various recipients, 8pp. in Portugese, 8vo & 4to, Rio de Janeiro & elsewhere, 12th August 1870 - 10th November 1889, including: to a government minister, concerning the director of fine arts and the use of his house for the distribution of a prize on Wednesday 10th, folds, browned ; and c. 15 other pieces, letters and documents in Portugese, Italian and German, including an ALs of Isabel Condessa D'Eu, 2 letters framed and glazed, v.s., v.d. (c. 18 pieces).

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Autograph Letter signed to

Lot 55: Autograph Letter signed to "Monsieur", 2pp

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March 31, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £200 - £300

Description: (Gustave, civil engineer and architect, 1832-1923) Autograph Letter signed to "Monsieur", 2pp. in French, 8vo, Sèvres, 11th August 1916, saying that he understood that Monsieur Dufoir, a lawyer in Paris, had been drafted into the military and that he wanted to talk to his replacement about legally donating to the Ministry of War, the mechanical devices currently in his aerodynamics laboratory, as well as a sum of money to be used for their transfer to, and installation at, a state owned building, and wondering whether this donation would incur ("filing charges"), folds, browned.

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Autograph Letter signed to Milton Mesirow

Lot 6: Autograph Letter signed to Milton Mesirow "Mezz Mezzrow", 3pp., sm

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March 31, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £400 - £600

Description: (Louis, "Satchmo", jazz trumpeter and singer, 1901-71) Autograph Letter signed to Milton Mesirow "Mezz Mezzrow", 3pp., sm. 4to, on personal letterhead, Grafton Hotel, Tottenham Court Road, London, 22nd August 1932, recounting that he has just returned from playing in Glasgow, "a wonderful engagement at the Empire Theatre the finest theatre in Glasgow and believe me kid we killed em up there", his band, "consisted of nothing but the best white musicians that England could afford. And they singing their A-off. Oh yess", mentioning a money order, and asking for music orchestration in return, folds, slightly creased, housed in a modern morocco-backed cloth portfolio.

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Ginnan and H.Gilman, editors . Art and Letters: An Illustrated Quarterly , vol

Lot 131: Ginnan and H.Gilman, editors . Art and Letters: An Illustrated Quarterly , vol

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

April 9, 2015, 1:00 PM GMT

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £400 - £600

Description: Ginnan (Charles) and H.Gilman, editors . Art and Letters: An Illustrated Quarterly , vol.1 nos.2 & 4, vol.2. nos.1-4 & vol.3 no.1 only, 7 of 10 issues (lacking only July 1917, January 1918 and Spring 1920), plates and illustrations, some woodcuts, some on coloured paper, vol.2 no.2 with a loosely inserted plate of a drawing by Matisse (only included with the subscribers' copies), some browning to plates, original printed wrappers, one with limp patterned-paper boards, a little rubbed and soiled, some fraying to edges and spines, a few repairs to edges of leaves and wrappers, October 1917- Winter 1920 § Lews (Wyndham, editor ) The Tyro: A Review of the Arts of Painting, Sculpture and Design, No.2 only (of only 2 published), plates by Lewis, Etchells, Wadsworth and others, light spotting, original printed wrappers, spine browned and slighlty frayed, Egoist Press, [1922] § Focus 4, illustrations, original spiral-bound printed wrappers, a little soiled, small ink inscription at head of upper wrapper, Summer 1939 § Behne (Adolf) & others. Sammlung Gabrielson Göteborg, limited ediiton, plates, original printed wrappers, rubbed and creased, frayed at fore-edge, Berlin, [c.1923] § Blümner (Rudolf) Der Geist des Kubismus und die Künste, note by the author tipped in at beginning, illustrations, browned, a few markings to margins, original printed wrappers, browned and spotted, Berlin, 1921; and a small quantity of other issues of art periodicals including The Studio (one with reproduction of Whistler drawing), The Artworkers' Quarterly, The Art Bulletin , and exhibition catalogues, Festival of Britain ephemera etc., v.s. (Qty) Art and Letters was an important modernist periodical of literary and visual art, originally intended for launch in 1914 but delayed due to the First World War. It includes literary contributions by Herbert Read, the Sitwells, Ford Madox Hueffer, Aldous Huxley, Siegfried Sassoon, T.S.Eliot and Isaac Rosenberg, and illustrations by Gaudier-Bzeska, Paul Nash, Edward Wadsworth, Wyndham Lewis and John Nash. The final issue of Spring 1920 is very rare.

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Emily Susan Drummond An album of 36 watercolours and drawings of Bedgebury...

Lot 409: Emily Susan Drummond An album of 36 watercolours and drawings of Bedgebury...

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

April 15, 2015, 10:00 AM GMT

Newbury, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £3,000 - £5,000

Description: Emily Susan Drummond (c.1809-1878) An album of 36 watercolours and drawings of Bedgebury Park and its surroundings Including architectural views of Bedgebury Park House, interior views of rooms in the house, views of cottages and buildings in the Bedgebury Park grounds, and views of the surrounding area Comprising of twenty-eight watercolours over pencil, eight pencil drawings, several heightened with white Several signed and variously dated 1849-1850 All neatly laid onto album leaves, with corresponding manuscript text descripion on reverse of page The majority 23 x 32.5 cm. (9 x 12 3/4 in), or the reverse, some smaller 27 x 18.5 cm. (10 1/2 x 7 1/4 in) Presented in original green calf album, gilt lettering on cover reading ¾dgebury Park' , small folio Provenance: with Louisa (née Beresford, later Hope), Viscountess Beresford (1791-1851) [gifted by the artist, with dedication inscription on flyleaf]; Issac Lewis (who bought Bedgebery Estate from the Beresfords in 1899); Henry D. Lewis, of Combwell Priory; and thence by descent to the present owner. Comparative literature: Susan Lasdun, Making Victorians: The Drummond Children's World , 1983 The Bedgebury Park Estate has a rich and long history of residents, with John de Bedgebury listed as the earliest, who resided in Bedgebury in the fourteenth century. It is recorded that Elizabeth I visited in August 1573. The current house was built in 1688 for Sir James Hayes, and later passed to the Stephenson family who it is said began to improve the plantings of what would later became the pinetum. In the 1840s Viscount William Beresford purchased and developed the estate, creating the village of Kilndown and three lodges (quite possibly one of which Drummond illustrates in the present album). Beresford initiated the development of the pinetum which was later to become the Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest after being sold by Issac Lewis to the Crown Estate in 1918. It was during the developments made by Beresford that Emily Susan Drummond would have visited and begun her album which she later gifted to Vicountess Beresford. Emily Susan Drummond was the daughter of Lady Emily Charlotte Drummond, neé Percy, (1787-1877) and Andrew Mortimer Drummond (1786-1864). Emily Susan Drummond was one of nine children, who are best known for their illustrations published by Susan Lasdun (op.cit. 1983). The present album not only shows an insight into the development of Bedgebury Estate, but with the views of the surrounding grounds, and the interior views showing the contemporary furnishings and antiques as they were in Bedgebury House, it is also an insightful document into Victorian England.

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