The world’s premier auctions
 
 
WELCOME TO INVALUABLE
Be the first to know about
the latest online auctions.
Please enter a valid email address (name@host.com)
Sign Up »
PS: We value your privacy
Thank you!
 
 
Want to learn more
about online auctions?
Take a Quick Tour »
 
Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations.
Show translation options

Lots related to Claire%20Jeanne%20Roberte%20Colinet%20French for sale at auction

(42 lots returned )

Scope: Upcoming Auctions

Refine by:
Category: All
All Categories
Collectibles (39)
  Books, Maps & Manuscripts (35)
  Autographs (3)
  Military & Wartime Collectibles (1)
Fine Art (3)
  Prints (2)
  Drawings (1)
Location: All
All Locations
United Kingdom (42)
Auction House: All
clear selection
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury (42)
Sort by:
Show Lots:    
Per page:
No Image Available

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £200 - £300

Description: 2 vol., 2002 § Bonnier (G.) & Robert Douin. La Grande Flora a Colori di Gaston Bonnier, 2 vol., Milan, 1990 § Kress (W.John) & Shirley Sherwood. The Art of Plant Evolution, 2009 § De Cleene (M.) & Marie Claire Lejeune. Compendium of Symbolic and Ritual Plants in Europe, 2 vol., Ghent, [c.2002], illustrations, many colour, original cloth or boards with dust-jackets, the first and last also with slip-cases; and a quantity of others, botany, v.s. (Qty)

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £100 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
Hogg (Thomas) - A Concise and Practical Treatise on the Growth and Culture of the Carnation, Pink, Auricula...,

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £150 - £200

Description: third edition, 6 hand-coloured lithographed plates, contemporary half calf, worn, upper cover detached, 1824 § Sweet (Robert) The Botanical Cultivator, contemporary half sheep, 1821 § M'Intosh (C.) The New and Improved Practical Gardener, engraved frontispiece and 10 hand-coloured plates, contemporary half calf, 1850 § Robinson (W.) Gleanings from French Gardens, original cloth, gilt, 1868 § Jekyll (G.) & E.Mawley. Roses for English Gardens, original cloth, spine faded, 1902, plates and illustrations, all rubbed; and a quantity of others on gardens and gardening, some with colour plates, 8vo & 4to (Qty)

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £70 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
Thornton (Robert John) - The British Flora,

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £150 - £200

Description: 5 vol. in 2, half-title to vol.1, numerous engraved plates, a few pencil annotations, some light offsetting, modern half morocco, 8vo, for the Author, 1812.

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £70 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
No Image Available

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £120 - £180

Description: 2 engraved maps with hand-colouring, 355 x 420mm. and 425 x 365mm., respectively, each with a central fold, the first with slight spotting, Abel Swale, Awnsham & John Churchill, [c.1695] (2)

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £60 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
No Image Available

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £300 - £400

Description: Kiernan (R.H.) Lawrence of Arabia, 1935 § Lawrence (A.W., editor) T.E. Lawrence by his Friends, fourth impression, 1938 § Glen (Douglas) In the Steps of Lawrence of Arabia, [1939] § Graves (Robert) Lawrence and the Arabs, 1927 § Graves (Robert) and Liddell Hart. T.E. Lawrence to his Biographers, 1963, plates, slightly browned, uniformly bound in modern half red morocco, gilt, by Brian Frost and Company, Bath, t.e.g., 8vo (5).

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £150 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
No Image Available

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £300 - £500

Description: Munich etc., 2004 § Ward (W.H., editor) French Chateaux and Gardens in the XVIth Century..by Jacques Androuet du Cerceau, original parchment-backed boards, rubbed, 1909 § Dixon Hunt (J.) & Michel Conan, editors. Tradition and Innovation in French Garden Art, Philadelphia, 2002 § Valéry (M.-F.) & others. Gardens in France, Cologne, 1997 § Demoly (J.-P.) "Les Cèdres": An Excetional Botanical Garden, Paris, 1999, illustrations, many colour, all but the second original cloth or boards, the first with slip-case, the rest dust-jackets; and c.40 others, similar, on French gardens and their designers, v.s. (c.45)

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £150 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
Berkshire.- Blaeu (Johannes) - Bercheria vernacule Barkshire

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £100 - £150

Description: engraved map of Berkshire, large decorative cartouche, with hand-colouring, 385 x 500mm., French text on verso, minor surface dirt[Amsterdam], [c.1650]

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £50 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
Morocco-. Beauclerk (G.) - Journey to Marocco,

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £200 - £300

Description: 9 lithographed plates including 8 on mounted india paper, foxing and light offsetting, later ink inscription on preliminary blank, bookplate, contemporary calf, rebacked, 1828 § Hardman (Frederick) The Spanish Campaign in Morocco, advertisements, original cloth, rubbed, Edinburgh & London, 1860 § Kerr (Robert) Pioneering in Morocco, plates, original cloth, rubbed at spine ends, 1894; and 3 others, Morocco, 8vo (5)

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £100 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
No Image Available

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £200 - £300

Description: (Dr Friedrich) Journey to Ararat, first English edition, half-title after title, folding engraved map, illustrations, presentation inscription on fly-leaf, an E to n leaving present from A. Phillips Roberts to William Stancomb, contemporary calf, spine gilt, scuffed, upper board and spine faded, 8vo, [Atabey 925; Blackmer 1257], [1845].

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £100 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
No Image Available

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £120 - £180

Description: illustrations, some foxing, overall a very good copy, 1859 § Beach (S.A.) and others. The Apples of New York, 2 vol., plates including colour, some damp-speckling to covers, Albany, 1905 § Hall (D.) and M.B. Crane. The Apple, illustrations, 1933, original cloth; and 17 others, Apples, 8vo (21)

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £60 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
Batty (Robert) - Scenery of the Rhine, Belgium and Holland,

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £200 - £300

Description: half-title, additional engraved title and 61 engraved plates, some offsetting, stamp and ink inscription along upper margin of dedication leaf, ex-library copy with some leaves blind-stamped, modern half morocco, spine gilt, slightly rubbed, 4to, 1826.

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £100 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
Levant-. Walsh (Robert) - Constantinople...,

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £250 - £350

Description: first and second series in 1 vol., 2 additional engraved titles, 2 maps (1 double-page) and 93 plates by Thomas Allom, preliminary leaves foxed, some scattered spotting, some plate margins a little oxidised, bookplate to upper pastedown, contemporary half calf, spine gilt, rubbed, corners a little worn, 4to, Fisher, son & co., n.d. [c.1840].

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £120 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
Middle East-. Roberts (David) - [Eygpt and the Holy Land],

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £300 - £500

Description: 85 reduced plates from 2 separate additions, tinted lithographs with some additional hand-colouring, occasional light spotting, all hinged into mounts, and preserved in 4 modern cloth drop-backed boxes, Day & Son, and Cassell & Co., 1856 and c.1880 respectively, (85).

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £150 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
No Image Available

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £400 - £600

Description: (Cdr. [John Robert Francis] "Frank") Shackleton's Last Voyage. The Story of the Quest, first edition, half-title, colour frontispiece, 50 plates, illustrations, pictorial endpapers, frontispiece and first few ff. pulling, soiling & spotting, hinges pulling, original pictorial cloth, gilt, rubbed, spine a little faded, [Spence 1259; Taurus 112], 8vo, 1923.

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £200 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
No Image Available

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £100 - £150

Description: 1986 § Francis (Dick) Proof, browning to margins, 1984; Bolt, browning to margins, jacket price-clipped, 1986 § Trow (M.J.) 'Let Him Have it Chris', signed by the author, 1990 § Stockwin, (Julian) Quarterdeck, signed by the author, 1990; Tenacious, limited edition, signed by the author, 2005, first editions, original boards, dust-jackets, fine; and c.75 others, thrillers, 8vo (c.80)

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £50 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
No Image Available

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £100 - £150

Description: plates, advertisements, rubbed with some splitting, 1898 § Warburton (Robert) Eighteen Years in the Khyber, plates, foloding map, stamp on title and another f., bookplate, library sticker on upper cover, rubbed, 1900 § Northey (W. Brook) The Land of the Gurkhas, plates, folding map (slightly frayed), covers lightly damp-mottled, Cambridge, n.d. § Blood (Bindon) Four Score Years and Ten, plates and maps, 1933, original cloth; and c.20 others, India, 8vo & 4to (c.25)

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £50 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
No Image Available

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £300 - £400

Description: Through Shên-Kan: the Account of the Clark Expedition in North China, 1908-9, first edition, plates, some colour, folding map in pocket at end, slightly browned, ink inscription on front free endpaper, original cloth, slightly soiled, upper joint small split, edges uncut, 4to, 1912.

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £150 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
England-. Morden (Robert) - A group of 7 English county maps,

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £200 - £300

Description: Cornwall, Essex, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Wiltshire and Worcestershire, engraved maps with hand-colouring, each c.370 x 440mm., or the reverse, one or two partially trimmed into the side borders at the sides, Abel Swale, Awnsham and John Churchill, c.1695; with an 18th century engraved View of the Rocks and Cave at Castleton, called the Devil's Arse, in the Peak, Derbyshire (8)

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £100 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
Linden (Jean Jules) - A good group of 20 plates of Orchids for the Lindenia,

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £300 - £400

Description: chromolithographs, each c.355 x 265mm., or the reverse, Brussels, 1891 § King (Sir George) and Robert Pantling. A group of 20 plates for The Orchids of the Sikkim-Himalaya, original hand-coloured lithographs, one double plate 495 x 340mm., the others each c.330 x 240mm., occasional slight spotting, Calcutta, 1898; with The Orchid Review, vol 1 and 5, the first with a chromolithograph frontispiece, 1893 and 1897 (42)

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £150 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
[Ardenne (Jean Paul de Rome d')] - Traité des Renoncules,

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £200 - £300

Description: first edition, engraved allegorical frontispiece by Audran after Le Sueur and 6 plates, 4 folding, 3pp. errata at end, some light browning, contemporary calf, spine gilt with red morocco label, rubbed, spine chipped at head, [Hunt 526], 8vo, Paris, P.N. & A.-M.Lottin, 1746. One of the first French monographs of the genus ranunculus.

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £100 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
Jacobs (Paul Emil) Circle of. - Classical figure study for a flood scene,

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £150 - £200

Description: pen and black ink over pencil, 345 x 565mm., bears faint signature lower right, a central vertical fold, slight spotting, also with an indistinct inscription on verso, including the name of Joseph Haecke, taped at edges into mount, unframed; together with French School pencil drawing view of St Peter's, Rome (2)

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £70 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
[Aikin (John)] - The Woodland Companion: or a brief description of British Trees,

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £300 - £400

Description: first edition, 28 double-page engraved plates, nineteenth century half calf, 1802 § Boutcher (William) A Treatise on Forest-Trees, without engraved title and author's signature usually found on verso of title, old morocco-backed boards, Edinburgh, 1775 § Monteath (Robert) The Forester's Guide and Profitable Planter, second edition, engraved plates, contemporary calf, Edinburgh, 1824 § Pontey (W.) The Profitable Planter, third edition, half-title, engraved frontispiece, foxing, original boards, worn, upper cover almost detached, 1809, some browning, rubbed; and a defective copy of Moses Cook's Manner of Raising, Ordering and Improving Forest-Trees of 1717, 8vo & 4to (5)

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £150 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
Garner (Robert) - The Natural History of the County of Stafford,

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £100 - £150

Description: lithographed plates, folding hand-coloured geological map, foxed, contemporary cloth, upper cover detached, 1844 § Smith (Rev. G.) The Ferns of Derbyshire, chromolithographed additional pictorial title and plates, hinges weak, London & Derby, 1877 § Contributions to the Flora and Fauna of Repton, frontispiece, folding map, London & Derby, 1881 § Dony (J.G.) Flora of Bedfordshire, Luton, 1953 § Gent (Gill) & others. The Flora of Northamptonshire and the Soke of Peterborough, Rothwell, 1995, some spotting, all but the first original cloth, the last three with dust-jackets, some rubbed; and c.25 others on the flora of the Midlands, 8vo & 4to (c.30)

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £50 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
Tyas (Robert) - Flowers from Foreign Lands,

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £200 - £300

Description: 12 hand-coloured plates by James Andrews, contemporary green calf prize binding, gilt, lower cover stained, 1853; Popular Flowers, Third Series, 12 hand-coloured plates, original pictorial cloth, gilt, 1854 § Loudon (Jane) The Ladies' Magazine of Gardening, 12 hand-coloured lithographed plates, illustrations, contemporary half calf, 1842 § Florist, Fruitist, and Garden Miscellany (The), 14 hand-coloured lithorgraphed plates, one folding, contemporary pink calf, gilt, joints cracked, 1858 § Botanical Sketches of the Twenty-Four Classes in the Linnaean System, half-title, 50 hand-coloured engraved plates, original boards, uncut, rebacked, new endpapers, 1825, occasional spotting, all rubbed, some spine ends worn; and another, 8vo et infra (6)

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £100 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
No Image Available

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £300 - £500

Description: New Haven & London, 1997 § Cloake (John) Palaces and Parks of Richmond and Kew, 2 vol., one of 250 copies signed by the author, Chichester, 1995-96 § Jones (Mike) Set for a King: 200 Years of Gardening at the Royal Pavilion, Brighton, 2005 § Pett (D.E.) The Parks and Gardens of Cornwall, Penzance, 1999 § Hicks (David) Cotswold Gardens, 1995 §O'Reilly (Sean) Irish Houses and Gardens from the Archives of Country Life, 1998, illustrations, many colour, original cloth or boards with dust-jackets, some slightly rubbed; and c.85 others, similar, on British gardens, 4to & 8vo (c.90)

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £150 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
No Image Available

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £120 - £180

Description: frontispiece and 60 plates, 3 folding maps, 1 large and colour with short closed tear, ink inscription to front endpaper, ink signatures of the author and Vaughan Cornish to half-title (the first pasted in), pencil annotations, foxing and browning (mostly to peripheral ff.), hinges pulling a little, [Spence 793], 1905 § Cornish (Vaughan) Waves of Sand and Snow, frontispiece and 79 plates, ink annotation and stamp to front endpaper, a little spotting and browning, 1914, first editions, half-titles, illustrations and maps, original cloth, gilt, uncut, first untrimmed, rubbed, the second spine darkened, 8vo (2)

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £60 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
No Image Available

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £100 - £150

Description: (Capt. Robert Falcon, naval officer and Antarctic explorer, 1868-1912) Autograph letter signed to "Mr Murray", 2 pp. with conjugate blank, 8vo, printed letterhead Oakley Street, London but inscribed "Newcastle", 17th November [1904], "Thank you very much for your kind invitation. Unfortunately I have embarked on a series of lectures which occupy my time fully until after Xmas. I am at present going from town to town on this mission and shall have no rest until it is finished. With sincere regret believe me, Yours very truly, R.F. Scott", one horizontal fold.

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £50 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
Browning - Autograph Letter signed to

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £600 - £800

Description: (Robert, poet, 1812-1889) Autograph Letter signed to "My dear Dawson", 2pp., sm. 8vo, Monday Night, n.p., n.d., chiding him for not keeping an arangement to meet, "What kind of "engagement" that may be which would "put ours off" next Wednesday - I am puzzled to conceive! - never was more sacred engagement than this of ours, with me, at least; &, I make no doubt, F. Dickens is of the same mind, I enclose the Bill - it promises decideddly, "Paul |Jones"! nautical nailing flag to masthead - British lion bang, bang, Bang at the end!", postscript incomplete at end, folds, browned, tipped-in on album f.

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £300 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
No Image Available

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £300 - £400

Description: The Merchants Mappe of Commerce, first edition, additional engraved title, engraved title cut down and mounted, lacks engraved portrait and 5 maps on versos of divisional titles, L4 torn and repaired with loss, several ff. with tears, sa few ff. with ink stains, browned, numerous 17th century ink notes, later ink signature of Fr. Wrangham at head of title, new endpapers, contemporary calf, rubbed, [STC 21094], folio, by R.O. for Ralph Mobb, 1638; sold not subject to return. ?Francis Wrangham (1769-1842), writer and Church of England clergyman.

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £150 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
No Image Available

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £150 - £200

Description: 4 vol., second edition, engraved portrait frontispiece and title vignettes, bookplates of Elliott Armstrong (removed from vol.II), some soiling & foxing, contemporary sprinkled calf, gilt, rubbed at corners and along extremities, for T. Cadell & others, 1801 § Scott (Sir Walter) [Works], engraved frontispiece and plates, some spotting, contemporary calf, gilt, rubbed, n.d. § Watts (Isaac) A Short View of the Whole Scripture History, engraved folding plate, contemporary calf, rubbed, 1844 § Stevens (George Alexander) A Lecture on Heads, wood-engraved frontispiece & illustrations, contemporary sheep, worn, 1812, 8vo & 12mo (7)

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £70 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
No Image Available

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £60 - £80

Description: small stain to fore-edge, 1960 § Simon (André) A Dictionary of Wine, 1935; Food, 1949; Cheeses of the World, 1956 § Douglas (Norman, editor) Venus in the Kitchen or Love's Cookery Book, introduction by Graham Greene, 1952, first editions, illustrations, original cloth, the first pictorial, the rest with dust-jackets, rubbed and frayed; and a quantity of others on food and drink, 8vo & 4to (Qty)

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £30 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
No Image Available

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £100 - £150

Description: 1971; The Darkening Ecliptic, 1974 § Symons (Arthur) The Collected Drawings o Aubrey Beardsley, edited by Bruce S.Harris, New York, 1967 § Bliss (D.P.) A History of Wood-Engraving, browned, 1964 § Rice (D.G.) The Illustrated Guide to Rockinghm Pottery and Porcelain, 1971 § Weigert (R.A.) French Tapestry, 1956, the first two limited editions, illustrations, some colour, original cloth or boards with dust-jackets, rubbed and soiled, some frayed at edges; and a quantity of others, art, 4to & 8vo (Qty)

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £50 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
Jackson (Albert Bruce) - Catalogue of the Trees and Shrubs (excluding Rhododendrons) at Borde Hill Sussex

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £250 - £350

Description: in December 1932, edited by Col. Stephenson Robert Clarke, signed presentation copy from Clarke to Thomas Hay inscribed on front free endpaper, contemporary half morocco over pictorial cloth, gilt, t.e.g., spine a little faded, corners bumped, Oxford, 1935 § [Gordon-Lennox (Charles, Duke of Richmond)] Trees of Interest at Goodwood, presentation copy from the author, folding map, modern calf-backed cloth, g.e., Chichester, 1912 § Berger (Alwin) Hortus Mortolensis. Alphabetical Catalogue of Plants growing in the garden of Sir Thomas Hanbury at La Mortola, Ventimiglia, Italy, title foxed, modern cloth, 1912 § Stowe. A Description of the House and Gardens, original cloth, faded and lightly damp-stained, 1838 § Wroth (Warwick) Cremorne and the later London Gardens, original cloth, 1907, some plates and illustrations, most rubbed; and another on Croome d«itot (defective), 8vo & 4to (6) Good group of scarce works on notable gardens. The first is an account of the garden established by Col.Stephenson Robert Clarke at Borde Hill, still one of the most comprehensive collections of trees and shrubs in the world. Thomas Hay was Superintendent of the Royal Parks. No copy is listed on COPAC, and only 3 copies of the second.

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £120 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
No Image Available

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £100 - £150

Description: (František, Czech painter and graphic artist, 1871-1957) Correspondence with the artist AP Gallien, comprising: 6 ALs.s. and 1 incomplete note, 2 Autograph Postcards signed & ALs.s. from Eugénie Kupka, 12pp. or sides, in French, v.s., Puteaux [Paris], 26th September 1920 - 24th February 1947, on a variety of subjects, including, abstract painting, subjective designs, dedication of a manuscript etc., folds, browned, tipped-in on album, original card wrappers, covers detached, 4to. IMPORTANT: This lot is sold subject to Artists Resale Rights, details of which can be found in our Terms and Conditions.

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £50 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
No Image Available

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £200 - £300

Description: signed presentation copy from the author to Sir Henry Bartle Frere (colonial administrator and diplomat in India and Africa) inscribed on half-title, chromolithographed portrait, folding maps, spotted, original roan-backed cloth, gilt, a little worn and damp-stained, 1868 § Walter (R.) Anson's Voyage Round the World, 1928 § Rivière (Peter, editor) The Guiana Travels of Robert Schomburgk 1835-1844, 2 vol., Hakluyt Society, 2006 § Collis (Maurice) The Grand Peregrination, being the Life and Adventures of Fernão Mendes Pinto, 1949 § Rice (Dr Tony) Voyages of Discovery: Three Centuries of Natural History Exploration, 2000, maps, plates and illustrations, some folding, all but the first original cloth or boards, the last three with dust-jackets; and a quantity of others on voyages and exploration, including some volumes of The Geographical Journal, 8vo & 4to (Qty)

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £100 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
No Image Available

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £150 - £200

Description: first edition, half-title, 3 lithographed plates, wood-engraved additional pictorial title and illustrations, a little browned, original cloth, gilt, damp-stained at upper outer corners slightly affecting contents, rebacked preserving original spine, 1847 § Ward (F.Kingdon) Plant Hunter's Paradise, 1937 § Lancaster (Roy) Travels in China: A Plantsman's Paradise, signed by the author on title and with A.L.s. loosely inserted, Woodbridge, 1989 § O'Brien (S.) In the Footsteps of Augustine Henry and his Chinese plant collectors, 2011, plates and illustrations, some colour, original cloth or boards, the last two with dust-jackets; and c.40 others on plant-hunting, naturalists etc., 8vo & 4to (c.45)

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £70 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
Turner (Dawson) & L.W.Dillwyn. - The Botanist's Guide through England and Wales,

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £200 - £300

Description: 2 vol., light spotting, 1805 § Hooper (Robert) Observations on the Structure and Economy of Plants, half-title, Oxford, 1797 § Pulteney (Richard) Historical and Biographical Sketches of the Progress of Botany in England, 2 vol., contemporary calf, spines gilt, joints split, vol.2 with cover detached (endpaper torn), 1790 § Smith (J.E.) A Selection of the Correspondence of Linnaeus, 2 vol., folding facsimiles, contemporary half calf, rebacked, 1821 § Galpine (J.) A Synoptical Compend of British Botany, engraved frontispieces, errata leaf at end, modern cloth-backed boards, uncut, Salisbury, 1806, first editions, the first two modern cloth, uncut, others a little rubbed; and 2 others, botany, 8vo (10)

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £100 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
Berlèse - Monographie du Genre Camellia…, second edition, half-title

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £200 - £300

Description: (Lorenzo Bernardo, Abbé) Monographie du Genre Camellia, second edition, half-title, 4 hand-coloured plates of colour samples, blank leaves bound in, some with notes in pencil and annotations to index, text foxed, blank leaves browned, tear to corner of front free endpaper repaired, contemporary sheep-backed marbled boards, a little rubbed, spine faded and lightly stained at foot, [Paris], 1840 § [Guérineau de Saint-Peravi (J.)] Traité de la Culture de Différentes Fleurs, half-title, original wrappers, uncut, spine worn, Paris, 1765 § Thuillier (J.L.) La Flore des Environs de Paris, half-title, modern half calf, Paris, An VII [1799]; and another on French flora, 8vo (4)

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £100 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
Jones - and J.F.Kingston. Flora Devoniensis, old ink signature at head of...

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £150 - £200

Description: (Rev. J.P.) and J.F.Kingston. Flora Devoniensis, old ink signature at head of title, inscriptions on front endpaper, contemporary half morocco, rebacked preserving old spine, 1829 § Hannaford (S.), Jun. Flora Tottoniensis, spotting, modern cloth, London & Totnes, [c.1851] § Chanter (J.R.) Lundy Island: a Monograph, folding map, original cloth, [c.1877] § Bellamy (J.C.) The Natural History of South Devon, folding maps, plates, original cloth, paper label, damp-stained, Plymouth & London, 1839 § French (C.) & others. Flora of Cornwall, inscribed by one of the authors on title, illustrations, original cloth, dust-jacket, Camborne, 1999, all but the last rubbed; and c.20 others on the flora of Devon and Cornwall, 8vo & 4to (c.25)

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £70 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
Le Breton (Louis) - Chantiers Arman, Mise à l'eau..... Le Renaudin de la Marine Impériale Française,

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £200 - £300

Description: a pair of plates depicting the launch of the French naval vessel by the Bordeaux shipbuilders, Chantiers Arman, in the presence of the Russian admiral, His Imperial Highness the Grand Duke Constantin, tinted lithographs with original hand-colouring, each c.340 x 420mm., both signed in the stone, some marginal spotting and surface dirt, a few short tears at sheet edges, Paris, Lemercier, 1857 (2) Provenance: by descent from the collection of Dr Hektor Franz Josef von Arneth and his wife, Emma von Haurowiz, daughter of the physician in ordinary to Grand Duke Konstantin of Russia. Hektor von Arneth was first physician in ordinary to Grand Princess Helene of Russia, then appointed chief medical officer to the fleet when Konstantin was appointed admiral of the Russian navy.

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £100 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
No Image Available

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £200 - £300

Description: including 2 annotated maps of Juno Beach and Gold Beach, with 4 others around Caen, also 1 annotated map of Messina-Reggio Calabria, the six French map sheets each c.545 x 710mm., of which four maps annotated in pencil and/or ink, five inkstamped Top Secret until issued for briefing ground troops, thereafter Secret, the Italian map sheet 445 x 630mm., all with old folds, surface dirt, War Office, various issues, 1943-44 (7) Provenance: Lt. Leonard Atha who served in the 1st Battalion of the Blackwatch, Royal Highland Regiment, 51st Highland Division, and who was awarded numerous medals including the Africa Star, Italy Star and Normandy Campaign Medal, thence by descent.

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £100 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid
Clinton-Baker (Henry William) - Illustrations of Conifers,

by Dreweatts & Bloomsbury

August 20, 2015, 11:00 AM BST

London, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £250 - £350

Description: 3 vol., first edition, [one of 300 sets], half-titles, 231 photographic plates including frontispieces in vol.1 & 3, tissue guards, errata slip in vol.3, ex-library copy with small ink stamps on titles and verso of plates, contemporary half morocco, rubbed, [Nissen BBI 367], 4to, Hertford, privately printed, 1909-13 § Clarke (C.B.) Illustrations of Cyperaceae, 1909 § Dallimore (W.) & A.Bruce Jackson. A Handbook of Coniferae including Ginkgoceae, third edition, 1954 § Farjon (Aljos) Pines: Drawings and Descriptions of the Genus Pinus, Leiden, 1984; Pinaceae…, Konigstein, 1990; A Bibliography of Conifers, Konigstein, 1990; A Monograph of Cupressaceae and Sciadopitys, 2005; A Handbook of the World's Conifers, 2 vol., Leiden, 2010, illustrations, many colour, all but the first original cloth or pictorial boards, the seventh with creased dust-jacket; and 4 others on conifers, 8vo & 4to (15) Frederick Robert Stephen Balfour (1873-1945) contributed the chapter on botany to the first; his own collection of trees and shrubs at Dawyck, in Scotland, was described by H.J.Elwes as "a place of pilgrimage to all lovers of arboriculture".

View additional info » Live Auction

Live Auction: 17 days 22 hours

Starting bid: £120 (0 bids)

Leave Bid
Register to bid