15 x 24cm red boards with single ruled blind stamped border to the front panel and gilt titles to the spine, 282pp, 32pp publisher's catalogue for autumn 1936. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author on the recto of the front free endpaper: 'To a "Great Guy" / who gave me a swell / time on the "Acquatania" [sic] / in spite of the weather / from / His Sunrise Pal / Ranee of Sarawak / March 17th 1938'. The boards are in very good condition with a few general light marks. The corners are firm and square
Hi, This lot is an 1865 Facsimile Wisden , it was part of the 1000 reprints that Wisden produced in 1990 (sold out in 2010) , the 3rd out of 4 facsimile sets created so far. This is number 295/1000 in a plastic cover. This book is in near mint condition, postage will be combined on multiple purchases.
This is an 1882 Wisden, Rebound with Covers. Bound in brown with gilt to the spine. The covers are quite marked but not very rounded, internally this is a nice book but quite a bit of spotting to the odd page.
A delicate and fine antique silk Fereghan rug woven in the late 19th century, sublime gentle tones of purple, yellow and gentle pinks, hints of blue can also be seen. This colour palette is a typical array of dyes for these elegant silk rugs from Fereghan (Farahan) in Western Persia. The silk glistens beautifully when the light catches it. Ideal to be used hung on the wall as a work of art as it is, or on the floor in a low traffic area such as bedroom. The condition is very good indeed with onl
An early 20th century mahogany ‘Glenister’s patent’ reclining gaming chair by Albert Glenister. Circa 1919, the two arm supports with hinged lids and circular dished front ends, one lid enclosing a baize lined divided interior, two pull-out compartments and some playing cards, the other lid enclosing a baize lined compartment incorporating five divisions with two associated decanters and two glasses, above a shaped slide to the front opening to reveal a hinged adjustable footrest, on castors, th
Hi, This lot is an 1956 Original Hardback Wisden, It is in Just Good Conditon, the gilt to the front is bright and not bad to the spine, the spine is also in decent shape as it doesn't have too much of the bobbling effect which 1956s tend to have. Odd mark to the boards. Both hinges are weak mainly at page vi but it is decent inside, some darkness and marks to the page block.
Wilde (Oscar).- [Hitchens (Robert)] The Green Carnation, first edition, advertisements dated August 1894, pictorial title, pulling to gatherings, original cloth, 1894 § Ross (Robert) Aubrey Beardsley, plates and pictorial title after Beardsley, 'Review copy' blindstamp to title, original pictorial cloth, gilt, spine darkened, rubbed and a little soiled, 1909; and The Early Work of Aubrey Beardsley, 8vo & 4to (3) ⁂ The first a scarce piece of Wildeiana, closely based on the relationship between
These sparkling old cut diamonds each weigh 0.25 carat and match beautifully in quality. Estimated as H in colour and VS2 in clarity, they are rub over set in platinum. The diamonds are vertically set, rather than horizontally, adding more character and creating a tri-spilt shoulder for the ring. The gallery and shank are all made in 18 carat yellow gold.PlatinumA metal prized for its rarity, whiteness, high tensile strength and insusceptibility to corrosion. It first became widely used in jewel
A large Queen Anne gateleg 'red' walnut dining table the oval dropleaf top over a single end drawer on side runners, with original drop handle, raised on baluster and reel turned supports united by peripheral stretchers, on turned feet, 72 1/2 x 60 1/2in. (184 x 153.5cm.) open, 24 3/4in. (63cm.) wide closed, 29 1/4in. (74.25cm.) high. Estimate £1,000-1,500
Signed original artwork of The Comet (Paddle steamer PS Comet was built in 1812 for Henry Bell) by William McDowell (1888-1950) 190x 270mm gouache and watercolour on artboard (originally painted for an Illustrated Encyclopaedia). Very well preserved, clean and bright.
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