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Lot 49SMITH (Dodie): 'The New Moon with the Old..' London, Heinemann, 1963: 'A Tale of Two Families', 1970: 'It Ends with Revelations', 1967: 'The Town in Bloom', 1965: 'The Girl from the Candle-Lit Bath', 1978: 'The Midnight Kittens', 1978: all First Editions, VG-Fine in dustjacket, each with personal inscriptions from Dodie Smith to Jon or Esme Wynne-Tyson, 8vo. (6).
Lot 51SMITH (Dodie): 'I Capture the Castle', Boston, 1948: First American Edition: 8vo, publisher's cloth with dustjacket, spine browned, minor edge nicks, two tape repairs to lower panel: inscribed from author 'to Jon, with my love. Dodie, Doyles Town Pennsylvania, November 1948'. Together with another copy of the same, dustjacket split along upper hinge with losses, similarly inscribed to Esme Wynne-Tyson. (2).
Lot 52SMITH (Dodie): 'The Hundred and One Dalmatians..' London, Heinemann, 1956: First Edition: 8vo, publisher's blue cloth with dustjacket, fine copy with slight browning to spine and just a few minor nicks: inscribed from author to upper flyleaf 'To Jon with love from Dodie, Finchingfield Essex, November 1956'. (1).
Lot 54DOUGLAS (Lord Alfred): 'The Spirit Lamp. An Aesthetic, Literary and Critical Magazine..': Vol IV, No.1, May 1893: 47pp, original blue printed wrappers, lacking the lower cover: together with 'The City of the Soul', London, Grant Richards, 1899, second edition: 12mo, original vellum backed boards, ownership inscription of Hugh De Selincourt dated May 14.07 to upper FE. (2).
Lot 56WILLIAM BLAKE/PEARTREE PRESS: 'Auguries of Innocence' Peartree Press, 1914: proof sampler copy, lacks pp3-6, inscribed as such to front free endpaper by printer James Guthrie to Mr Trowbridge, Flansham July 1922: 12mo, original blue card covers with vellum cord ties, printed label to upper, minor wear else good. (1).
Lot 57FULLER (S & J, Publishers): 'The History and Adventures of Little Henry, Exemplified in a Series of Figures..' London, printed for S & J Fuller, 1810. Second edition. 12mo, original grey printed wrappers, stitched as issued, light wear and smudges, internally foxed, else good: retaining 5 hand-coloured costume sections only (of 7), no heads or hats present. (1).
Lot 57aPOTTER (Beatrix): 'The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit...', 1906, Frederick Warne & Co, First Edition: 12mo, green cloth wallet-style binding with pictorial onlay to upper cover, printed pastedowns, concertina folding in 28 sections laid onto linen, covers rubbed and marked, early ink ownership to front pastedown, generally a good copy. (1).
Lot 58COWARD (Noel) early dedication copy to Esme Wynne-Tyson: 'The Writers' and Artists' New Book 1919..' London, A & C Black: inscribed at head of prefatory page 'To Leetle (sic) Mother with appropriate affection Poj.. 29/6/19': 9pp 'Record of MSS' filled in at rear in Esme Wynne-Tyson's hand, publisher's red cloth a little rubbed and sunned, 8vo: together with a pocket edition of Kipling's 'The Seven Seas', water stained with lower cover detached, upper free endpaper inscribed 'Noel Coward, February 1917'. (2).
Lot 59TRAVEL NOTES: MIDDLE AND FAR EAST: 12mo notebook, upper cover dated 1869, half morocco, rubbed: contains approx 33pp filled in a legible hand, comprising harbouring notes for various locations in China, Japan, India and Australia, together with descriptions of the harbours, scenery and points of note in some detail, includes Aden/Singapore and Hong Kong, joints cracked and several quires loose: together with a small notebook of pencil sketches of similar period, a late Regency commonplace book comprising verse and some watercolour sketches, oblong 8vo, blind stamped plum calf gilt, upper cover monogrammed 'MCP', aeg, contained in marbled paper slipcase: and a printed gift book of similar period, spine deficient. (4).
Lot 60GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS: three ALS from Christopher Sandford to Jon Wynne-Tyson, 1954-55, all on headed paper of Eye Manor, Leominster, plus Christmas cards dated 1960 from same: together with a fine early 20thc album of 18 sepia photographs of Eye Manor, images approx 14.5 x 10.5cm, mounted to recto only of card leaves in period brown buckram album, VG: together with a fine copy of 'Circe & Ulysses', Golden Cockerel Press 1954, No.180/300 copies inscribed by Christopher Sandford and with additional inscription to upper FE...'To Jon from Christopher as a momento of his first visit to Eye, July 1954', original prospectus loosely inserted, cloth backed boards with glassine wrapper, latter a little browned and chipped otherwise fine: with some related correspondence from JWT to Sandford. (Small qty).
Lot 61POW DIARY, SIEGE OF STRASBOURG: 'Siege et Bombardement de Strasbourg...appartenent a Emile Colibeau, prisonnier de guerre...': circa 1871 approx 32pp in a legible hand in French language, entries relating to shelling of the town and subsequent damage, transport to Koblentz and treatment by the Prussians etc, some poetical verse at rear, contained in 8vo ruled exercise book of period, blue paper covers with printed label, general browning and soiling, modern precis of content loosely inserted, bookplate of Anthony John Poucher tipped onto initial leaf down inside edge. (1).
Lot 61AMAZZINI (Guiseppe, 1805-1872): 2 side ALS from Italian Patriot Guiseppe Mazzini to James Stansfeld Esq, Swan Brewery, Waltham Green, Fulham, London, dated July 24-58, on political matters: old folds, later pencil note in different hand to lower right of verso, generally in good condition. (1).
Lot 62COWARD (Noel): group of eighteen ALS and TLS to Jon Wynne-Tyson from Cole Lesley, Noel Coward's friend and personal secretary, headed paper of Chalet Coward Switzerland and Blue Harbour Jamaica plus five handwritten and one typed postcard to same, together with commercial photograph of Coward inscribed in blue ink 'for Stoj' (Noel Coward's affectionate nickname for Esme Wynne-Tyson), plus a telegram from Noel Coward to JWT...'Dear Jon the book is fascinating so many thanks and my love to Stoj and to you Uncle Poj': together with a VG copy of Cole Lesley's 'The Life of Noel Coward', author's bookplate with inscription 'Dear Jon with happy memories from your loving friend Coley'. (Small qty).
Lot 66MORRIS (Phyllis): 'Spook Town...illustrated by Helen Morris..': original handwritten book, text in verse on thin paper accompanied by five full page watercolour illustrations, decorated cloth covers string tied, folio, bookplate of Phyllis Morris, edges rubbed and worn: together with a substantial collection of correspondence from Phyllis Morris to Jon Wynne-Tyson, and a small collection of his replies and some related cuttings and other printed matter. (Qty).
Lot 68ITALIA CONTI: two early 20th century publications, both inscribed from Italia Conti to Esme Wynne-Tyson, 1911-1913: together with another volume, heavily distressed, inscribed to upper FE 'Guy Conti - with fondest love from his sisters - Italia Conti/Bianca Conti, Xmas 1893'. (3).
Lot 70SPARK (Muriel): handwritten postcard from Muriel Spark to Jon Wynne-Tyson, thanking him for an ..'amusing postcard + your news' and adding ..'I would not contact Stanford in any circumstances out of respect for the memory of my dear father, who, rightly, despised + hated Stanford for exploiting me + writing so untruthfully about me..': together with a typed unsigned letter dated 15th Feb 1963 from an agent, adding ...'that she had nothing to add to her decision, communicated by telephone, not to authorise, and to disassociate herself from, any writings by Mr Derek Stanford that touch upon her personal life..': together with three ALS from Derek Stanford to JWT, plus a bundle of other correspondence and printed matter, some related. (Folder).
Lot 71FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE'S LAMP: sepia photograph mounted on card, image approx 14.5 x 9.5cm, depicting metal lamp, to verso handwritten text in blue ink headed 'The Lady with the Lamp', explaining ...'the late Mr Baker of Chichester, who served under Miss Nightingale was the recipient of one of these lamps, which, although plain & simple in appearance is now a treasured heirloom belonging to a lady who resides in Bognor & she states it was presented by Florence Nightingale to Hospital Sergeant Edward Baker, 34th Border Regiment, during the Crimean War...with much kindness this lady allowed a photograph to be taken of the gift...': photographer's label of Russells, Chichester, scattered foxing else VG. (1).
Lot 74KINGDOM OF REDONDA: large archive of photographs, printed and manuscript material relating to Redonda and Jon Wynne-Tyson, who became the third King in 1970, becoming known as the 'Reluctant Monarch' and succeeded by Javier Marias: comprising 3 large albums of colour photographs depicting personal visits to the island and a large quantity of other material in 8 folders/box files and numerous other envelopes. (Qty).
Lot 75SALT (Henry): a large archive of copy and research material relating to Henry Salt, to include a folder of original TLS to Salt from various correspondents including Ralph Hodgson, Sir William Watson, G W Foote (headed paper of Freethought Publishing Co), Havelock Ellis, Edward Carpenter, etc. (Large box).
Lot 76SALT (Henry): a collection of documents, ALS and personal papers from the collection of Henry Salt, to include: record of appreciation for 20 years devotion to the Humanitarian Cause, signed by George Bernard Shaw, Alfred Carpenter and others, folio printed to one side and folded: printed compliment card from Bernard Shaw, personally inscribed ..'thanks for your letter..I have just heard from HHS and written to him', signed and dated 8/12/34: calligraphic testimonial dedicated to Henry Salt on the dissolution of the Humanitarian League, 1921, black and red ink on Japanese vellum, grey card covers with red ribbon ties, floral design in watercolour to upper: holograph manuscript for preface to second edition of Salt's 'Seventy Years Among Savages': manuscript 'to be read at the cremation service of Henry S Salt', two sheets on ruled paper, folded in original envelope: other holograph manuscripts including 'Reminiscences of Ernest Bell': seventeen ALS from Henry Salt to Agnes Davies, 1930s period: plus other related material. (Qty in sleeve).
Lot 77SALT (Henry): 'An Examination of Hogg's 'Life of Shelley'', London, printed for private circulation only, 1889: twenty-five copies only printed: 8vo, original tan printed boards, edges rubbed, loss to base of spine: 'Selections from Thoreau..edited by Henry S Salt', London, Macmillan, 1895: MS dedication to upper flyleaf 'EMS from HSS, Feb 16, 1895' bookplate of John Pontin, publisher's red cloth, 8vo: 'Kith and Kin, Poems of Animal Life selected by Henry S Salt', London, George Bell 1901: Henry Salt's own copy with pencil corrections by him, MS note from JW-T stating 'copy bought 18.6.81 from his widow..': together with approx 56 other books by or with associations to Salt, including his own copy of an 1826 New Testament with ownership inscription dated 1851, Humanitarian League Tracts and numerous other works on animal rights, humanitarianism, etc, together with an early 20thc silver gelatin portrait of the subject, framed and glazed. (Qty).
Lot 79JOHN GAWSWORTH/KINGDOM OF REDONDA: a quantity of printed and manuscript papers by or relating to John Gawsworth, to include four printed certificates headed 'Realm of Redonda' 1947-51, each signed 'Juan R': box file full of correspondence to and from JW-T relating to Gawsworth's will, probate and related matters: catalogue of Gawsworth's personal library with two postcards from him loosely inserted: envelope containing quantity of photographs, original and reproduction, Gawsworth family and related, some associated research material, documents and copies etc; together with six books by Gawsworth, three of them inscribed by him, one marked 'John Wynne-Tyson's copy certified by his friend the writer John Gawsworth 1949' and with additional ALS on Poetry Review headed paper, plus 39 issues of the Poetry Review, edited by John Gawsworth, 1940s-50s. (Qty).
Lot 80MARIAS (Javier): 'Gualta'..translated by Margaret Jull Costa, Cuckoo Press 1999: inscribed to title in blue ink ..'to Jon and Jennifer, this improved version of an old story (because of translated), with best wishes from the doppelganger, Javier, November 1999: 12mo, wrappers: together with approx 57 other books written or edited by Marias, many with inscriptions from author to JW-T, together with a small quantity of correspondence related. (Qty).
Lot 80aMARIAS (Javier): archive of correspondence from Javier Marias to Jon Wynne-Tyson, various signed letters/cards; with a quantity of related correspondence from J W-T to same, together with 3 books inscribed from Marias to Wynne-Tyson and misc other research/copy material. (One box).
Lot 81HOGARTH PRESS: 'On Socialism...by Leo Tolstoy', pub. Leonard and Virginia Woolf at Hogarth Press, 1936: sm. 8vo, original pink printed wrappers, stapled, staples a little rusting, some colour leeched onto title, else good: GOLDING (Louis): 'A Letter to Adolf Hitler': Hogarth Press, 1932, inscribed to half title 'to Jon under threat from Louis 26 March 1955...oh a long time loser!': MILES (Susan): 'News! News! War-time Commentary by Susan Miles..', inscribed to title 'Jon Wynne-Tyson from the author, gratefully June 1957': BROOKE (Rupert): '1914, Five Sonnets..', London, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1915: 12mo, wrappers: together with approx 15 others, poetry/politics and literary periodicals, to include Robert Nathan's 'Dunkirk', 1942, inscribed from author to Louis Golding. (18).
Lot 82LOWBURY (Edward): 'Poetry and Paradox..an essay with nineteen relevant poems': Keepsake Press, 1976: inscribed from author to upper FE 'Jon and Pamela with best wishes from Edward Oct 1976', with additional ALS loosely inserted: with 7 other books by Lowbury, all inscribed to the Wynne-Tysons, plus 2 uninscribed books, one signed greetings card and an inscribed programme for the Henry Purcell triptych: together with an envelope of related correspondence. (Qty).
Lot 83GOLDING (William): 'The Inheritors', London, Faber, 1955: First Edition: 8vo, publisher's blue cloth with dustjacket, a little rubbed and marked: SANSOM (William) 'The Loving Eye': London, Hogarth Press, 1956: First Edition, 8vo, dustjacket, spine ends dented: GOLDING (Louis) 'To The Quayside', London, Hutchinson, 1954: First Edition: inscribed to Jon & Jennifer Wynne-Tyson on upper free endpaper: WILLIAMSON (Henry) 'The Linhay on the Downs..', London, 1929, No.233/530 copies, VG in jacket: together with twenty-nine others, misc. 20thc lit/first editions inc. a few private press, some in dustjacket, generally in good condition. (33).
Lot 84SIMENON (Georges): 'Maigret and the Headless Corpse..': London, Hamilton, 1967: First UK Edition: publishers cloth with dustjacket, 8vo, VG: 'The Strangers in the House': London, 1951: 'Sunday, translated from the French by Nigel Ryan': 1960: 'Across the Street', 1954: together with approx 46 others, mostly by and a few about Simenon, chiefly first UK editions, majority in dustjacket, generally in good condition. (Qty).
Lot 86EDGEWORTH (Maria): 'Moral Tales..' London, printed for R Hunter et al, 1826: 9th edition: 12mo, original quarter red morocco gilt: TRIMMER (Mrs): 'Fabulous Histories...' London, N. Hailes, 1818: 12mo, contemporary green quarter morocco gilt, VG: together with 10 other vols, early 19thc juvenile books and related. (13).
Lot 87ROYAL KALENDAR: 'Royal Kalendar; or complete and correct annual register for England, Scotland, Ireland & America for the year 1786..' London, printed for J Debrett: 12mo, contemporary sheep, rubbed and worn, head of title cropped: together with a similar volume for year 1788, plus another bound with Ryder's British Merlin for same year: with another 18thc English Almanac, a bound volume of Moore's Almanacs for 1816-17 & 18, and one other. (6).
Lot 88MANSFIELD (Katherine): 'Poems', London, Constable, 1923: First Edition: 8vo, publisher's cloth backed boards retaining upper panel only of dust jacket, teg, minor wear else a good copy: STEPHENS (James) 'Collected Poems', London, Macmillan, 1926: 1 of 500 copies signed, 8vo, pub. vellum backed boards: together with approx 20 others, including 'Chapbook Miscellany 1924' and others similar. (22).