Hi, This lot is an 1898 Wisden Paperback with facsimile spine and covers In Very Good Condition. The facsimile covers are excellent. The book is 100% original other than the spine and covers the pahe block has a little wear but other than that, internally it is very clean and very square. A super book. Great photoplate and tissue paper too.
This stunning and elegant solitaire features a 1.00 carat emerald cut diamond. It has been certified by an independent certification company called EDR, based in Hatton Garden. It is an I in colour and VS2 in clarity. It is set within a platinum mount with a classic and timeless four claw setting.Emerald CutA rectangular cut with rectangular facets arranged parallel to the girdle and usually with 45 degree corner angles. This type of cut is more transparent than other shapes, often requiring hig
Julian Opie (b.1958) Woman taking off man's shirt (Cristea p.244) Screenprint in colours, 2003, from the edition of an unknown size, on wove paper, published by K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, with full margins, sheet 1000 x 600mm (39 3/8 x 23 5/8in) (unframed), Julian Opie (b.1958), Woman taking off man's shirt (Cristea p.244), Screenprint in colours, 2003, from the edition of an unknown size, on wove paper, published by K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, with
George II (1727-60), silver Sixpence, 1728, plumes reverse, young laureate and draped bust left, legend and toothed border surrounding, GEORGIVS. II. DEI. GRATIA., rev. crowned cruciform shields, plumes in angles, eight strings to Irish harp, garter star at centre, date either side of top crown, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, M.B.F. ET. H. REX. F.D. B. ET. L. D. S. R. I. A. T ET. E., some stops weak, weight 2.98g (Bull 1738; ESC 1605; C&R 867 R; S.3706). Toned with a few tiny fleck
No 79 in a Limited Edition (number of copies not stated). Quarto, pp 112. 78 half-page painted and gilded miniatures with additional illuminated decoration and initial letters, and and 28 full-page tinted drawings of the Life of St John, Miracles of the Virgin Mary and other religious subjects; faithfully reproduced from photographic images of the original manuscript by James Austin of Cambridge. Full maroon morocco by Buchbinderei Richard Mayer of Stuttgart with 5 raised bands, Lambeth Palace l
Small quarto (203 x 150 mm). Mid-20th-century brown morocco, spine lettered in gilt, spine and covers ornately tooled in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge pink, others untrimmed. With the original cloth bound in. A few instances of very faint soiling to contents. A handsome copy. First edition, finely bound. One of 500 regular copies, with a further 50 large-paper copies also printed. Wilde's first light comedy, Lady Windermere's Fan was produced at the St. James's Theatre on 20 February 1892. M
Softcover. Scarce. The future in a book - during the world expo, held in Osaka in 1970, France sent Suter and Knapp to document it all. It's incredible. 4to, 516pp. Black cloth in Printed Dustwrapper. Numerous Colour and Black & White plates. Text in English and French and Japanese.
This unique piece is from jewellery designer Ilias Lalaounis. It is a geometric bangle with a strong vintage design. The centre has 11 small diamonds which are grain set within 18 carat white gold. They are 8-cut diamonds which are estimated as I in colour and SI in clarity. The piece has a push clasp with for easy open.White GoldGold that is silver in colour. The colour is created from yellow gold being alloyed with another silver coloured metal such as palladium or rhodium. Find out more Jewel
An early 19th century Regency period yew and burr yew games or work table, the lift-up top enclosing backgammon board above chess board and work basket supported on lyre-shaped end supports joined with platform stretcher ending on splay legs with original lion’s paw castors.
Hbk, 325p. London: SCM, 1919. Some foxing to endpapers and edges o/w a clean unmarked copy in very good condition. Dust wrappers also in pretty good condition despite a few scuffs. 'Prepared with the author's son and executor by William John Rose .' h225 / m5923
Majolica vase which features four trumpet shaped vases with floral pattern to the exterior. Colouration: ochre, brown, turquoise, are predominant. The piece bears marks which we cannot attribute to a particular source. Bears a pattern number, ‘FAPC 580/4’
Chapman & Hall. London. 1963. DW. First edition. Illustrated with decorations by Denton Welch. PRESENTATION COPY FROM ERIC OLIVER, who was Welch's lover and lived with him for the last four year's of the author's tragically short life. "To Elwyn with best wishes from Eric Oliver. 19th September 1980." to reverse of contents page. Bookplate to front pastedown otherwise a clean and sound copy in a price-clipped wrapper.
A star and ball mesh link bracelet, of early 19th century design, as a uniform mesh of circular reeded links with a line of large beads either side and superimposed with twin lines of star cutout discs (one broken), to a rectangular box clasp with the same beads on the outer edges, and bright cut floral engraved decoration; length 21.4cm, width 2.7cm
A limited edition silver Dunhill Great Golf Courses of the World cased cigarette lighter representing The Course, Loch Lomond golf club, designed by Harold Riley, the hallmarked lighter numbered 034/288, presented in a fitted black case, with outer card box.
1st thus 1938. Very good condition with no wrapper. Hodder & Stoughton's Colour Books. Grey cloth with red titles and vignettes to front cover and spine. Grey endpapers. 12 colour plates. 222 pages. Spine and corners bumped, spine foxed. Covers slightly grubby with a couple of small dents to edge of rear cover and a small rubbed patch to top of front cover. Name plate to front pastedown. Inscription in pencil to front free-endpaper. Heavy foxing to contents. Faint smell of tobacco(?) to contents
A 19th century Louis XIV style patinated and gilt-bronze adjustable fireplace fender, the ends mounted with tall (18.5 inches) finial mounted chenets depicting harpies in the manner of André-Charles Boulle (1642-1732), the frieze with a guilloche cast decoration and a central patinated acanthus leave ornament. Boulle’s work owes much of its inspiration to Jean Berain’s designs (1640 -1711). The “Berainesque” style of playful grotesques was an essential element in the style Régence that led to t
2 lithographs, each approx. 690 X 540 mm., with diameter of images 55 mm., original hand-colouring, fold in centre, small crease on left of image on Southern hemisphere. [From Philips' New General Atlas, 1858, with the plate numbers 6 & 7 in upper right margin. Both maps show the tracks of Cook's voyages]
An excellent copy of this work of British nobility being an extensive index of names, compiled by Edward Solly. A delightful example of this work exploring the English, Scottish and Irish gentry, and hereditary titles. Compiled by the Treasurer of the Index Society, Edward Solly. With a library stamp to the title page and to the odd page. With a blindstamp to the head of the title page and a library bookplate to the front pastedown. This particular copy is in excellent condition and is rebound i
1828. 338 pages. Full bound leather with faded gilt lettering. Loss to spine end. Handling-marked pages with moderate tanning throughout, and foxing to endpapers and page edges. One page is nearly detached. Presentation plate on front paste-down, with water drops, rubbing and a few small nicks to text block edges. Some minor dog-eared corners. Annotation throughout. Cracked hinge with binding remaining firm. Moderate tanning along spine and board edges. Heavy rub wear to surfaces and edges with