Category: Manuscript items. Autographs


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Original Watercolour of DANBURY COMMON, Essex. UK

By: Anon

Price: £55.00

Publisher: UK, None: 1866

Edition: None

Seller ID: 114020

Delightful Original Watercolour of Danbury Common, Essex, done (presumably? ) by a talented Victorian amateur hand. On the reverse of the watercolour there is written in old fading ink and entitled - 'Danbury Common, Essex, Sept 1866'. No artist named, and was discovered loose in a Mid Victorian Souvenir book, so no provenance either. Measures 12 cm x 8.8 cm. A most attractive ORIGINAL Mid-Victorian Watercolour. See Images. ; 32mo 4" - 5" tall View more info

Catalogue of Manuscripts on Vellum, Paper and Papyrus of the 4th to the 17th Century

By: Bibliotheca Phillippica

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, Sotheby & Co: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112042

Green decorated boards with black titling to the spine and front cover. No dustjacket, presumed as issued. There is fading to the spine and edges. There is also rubbing to the corners, otherwise there are NO inscriptions or other marks. 127 pp + 36 b/w plates. Overall, apart from the 'faults', as detailed above, this is a Tight and Secure, Near 'Very Good' copy. "This book provides a detailed account of manuscripts from history. " ; Medieval Manuscripts: New Seri... View more info

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Chambers Educational Course No. 15. WRITING. In Fifteen Prepared Copy-Books

By: Dickson William (Written and Arranged)

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London And Edinburgh, W. & R. Chambers: 1856

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 114425

No Date - but the only other example in this series I can find at the moment of listing (in the British Library) is dated 1847. Black printed blue paper covers, with a decorative border and publishers' logo to the front, a sewn spine, and the rear cover has an engraving of Czar Nicolas 1st with text about his life and death in 1855. So a tentative date of 1856. 15 pre-prepared copy letters/text, divided into Text; Half-Text; Plain Small Hand; Current Small Hand; Ladies A... View more info

The Odes of Keats and Their Earliest Known Manuscripts in Facsimile

By: Gittings, Robert

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110332

NOT PRICE CLIPPED. NOT INSCRIBED. Gilt titling to spine. Introduced with notes by Robert Gittings. Vignette on title page. 79 pp. Closed tear at top of spine of dust wrap. Otherwise clean tight and bright.; 001786; 4to View more info

Howell of Trewellwell (1879 -1970)

By: Howell (Robert. L. )

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Solva, Pembs, South Wales, UK, Privately Published: 1983

Edition: Presumed First UK Edition

Seller ID: 113233

Probably an early form of 'desktop publishing'? . This appears to be a photocopied typescript professionally bound in matt light 'grey' card covers with black titling to the front cover only. A former owner has written their name, location and date on the front cover. The covers are VERY slightly rubbed/curled at the very tips of the corners and have a few very light patchy discolourations and some slight fading- but all of which is mainly Negligible. The page fore edges... View more info

Italienische Buchmalerei

By: Salmi Mario

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Munchen, Hirmer Verlag: (1956)

Edition: 1st Thus (German Edition); First Printing

Seller ID: 110012

NO Date. (1956). Cream Linen boards with bright gilt titling to the spine and the front board. The covers are a little spotted and a little frayed to the front edge of the spine but overall Sound, Clean & Tight. No dustjacket. A former owner has stuck a blank piece of paper over what looks to have been a gift message on the top corner of the front free endpaper, o/w NO Inscriptions or Marks and Internally FINE. 79pp (illustrated text) + Illustrated with numerous beautifu... View more info