Auction 03.06.2003

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Datum der Auktion: 03.06.2003

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AUTOGRAPH LETTERS. A collection of letters addressed to Sir Henry Thompson...

AUTOGRAPH LETTERS. A collection of letters addressed to Sir Henry Thompson, or Lady Thompson, comprising autograph letters signed by Clara SCHUMANN (1871, sending an address, one page, 8vo ), Joseph JOACHIM (n.d., declining an invitation; 'I look forward with utmost pleasure to make Brahms's

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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ARTISTS AND WRITERS (19th-century British). A collection of approximately...

ARTISTS AND WRITERS (19th-century British). A collection of approximately 60 autograph letters signed, 1875-1904, most by members or associates of the Pre-Raphaelite circle, together approximately 108 pages, mostly 8vo ; the letters including: William Holman HUNT, to Sir Edwin Arnold, showing

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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ANON. 17th CENTURY]. Manuscript in a late 17th-century hand, 'Phyllis', 120...

ANON. 17th CENTURY]. Manuscript in a late 17th-century hand, 'Phyllis', 120 pages (numbered 1-110), 8vo (wear to margins of first two leaves, f.2 detached but present, lacking f.6, pp.85-86 torn out, the final 9 leaves after p.110 present only as fragments with varying quantities of text); paper

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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LIBER AMICORUM. The liber amicorum of Eberhard Elias Adam Luck, entries at...

LIBER AMICORUM. The liber amicorum of Eberhard Elias Adam Luck, entries at Nuremberg, Mannheim and Coburg, 1738-1745, six drawings in pen and ink, of which three coloured in watercolour, mottoes referring to love, virtue or medicine, a number of other entries without illustration, altogether 20

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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AUDEN, Wystan Hugh (1907-1973). Autograph manuscript of four poems or...

AUDEN, Wystan Hugh (1907-1973). Autograph manuscript of four poems or sections of a longer poem, untitled, n.p., n.d., first lines 'You meet a lady in September', 'The clapper in the old church tower nearby', 'London Bridge is broken down', and 'At last the Kings most georgeously march down', 49

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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CHESTERFIELD, Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of (1694-1773). Two...

CHESTERFIELD, Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of (1694-1773). Two autograph letters signed to Thomas, 1st Viscount Southwell, Blackheath and London, 21 August and 12 December 1769, 3½ pages, 4to ; autograph address leaf for letter of 12 December 1769. In praise of Ireland, and confronting the ills

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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CHURCHILL, Sir Winston Spencer (1874-1965). Document signed ('W.S...

CHURCHILL, Sir Winston Spencer (1874-1965). Document signed ('W.S. Churchill') as Home Secretary, London, 23 June 1910, a certificate of naturalization as a British subject for the Polish-born Mejlach (known as Michael) Shechtman, a general seaman's outfitter living in North Shields, on a printed

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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CHURCHILL, Sir Winston Spencer (1874-1965) -- Dwight D. EISENHOWER...

CHURCHILL, Sir Winston Spencer (1874-1965) -- Dwight D. EISENHOWER (1890-1969) -- B.L. MONTGOMERY, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein (1887-1976) and OTHERS. A collection of letters to the Mayor of Colchester about arrangements for the Colchester Oyster Feast, June-October 1951, from politicians

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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CHURCHILL, Sir Winston Spencer (1874-1965). A cream-coloured stetson hat by...

CHURCHILL, Sir Winston Spencer (1874-1965). A cream-coloured stetson hat by Biltmore ('Cariboo Trail'), diameter 35cm, height approximately 13cm (a few small stains to brim); with a letter, a copy letter and two newspaper cuttings describing provenance. PROVENANCE: 1. Presented to Churchill by the

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 10.000 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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DARWIN, Charles (1809-1882). Autograph letter signed ('Ch. Darwin') to Hugh...

DARWIN, Charles (1809-1882). Autograph letter signed ('Ch. Darwin') to Hugh Falconer, Down, Bromley, Kent, 8 March [1857], one page, 8vo , on a bifolium (very short tears at horizontal fold). Darwin writes to a scientific correspondent to thank him for information he has provided on 'Thibet Dogs

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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DARWIN, Charles (1809-1882). Autograph letter signed ('C. Darwin') to Hugh...

DARWIN, Charles (1809-1882). Autograph letter signed ('C. Darwin') to Hugh Falconer, Down, Bromley, Kent, 4 October [1862], one page, 8vo , on a bifolium (short tear to horizontal fold). Darwin writes 'In Haste' to assure Falconer that he has returned his manuscript, with his own letter, 'to Park

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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DICKENS, Charles (1812-1870). Autograph letter signed to Richard Greene...

DICKENS, Charles (1812-1870). Autograph letter signed to Richard Greene, Tavistock House, London, 3 November 1855, 2½ pages, 8vo ; framed and glazed. Lichfield responds to an appeal: 'Mr Carlyle, Mr Forster, and myself, hail with the greatest interest and satisfaction the prospect of our appeal

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-1936). Autograph letter signed to 'Dear Johnson...

KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-1936). Autograph letter signed to 'Dear Johnson', Bateman's, Burwash, n.d. ('Wednesday night'), 1½ pages, 8vo (punctures from gathering pins at upper right, touching one word on verso); framed and glazed. Kipling on the delights of motoring: 'I do hope ... you tried, or got an

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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LEAR, Edward (1812-1888). An album containing 9 comic and other sketches in...

LEAR, Edward (1812-1888). An album containing 9 comic and other sketches in pen and ink (one in pencil), together with photographs of Lear's villa in San Remo, and of other subjects: the drawings depicting parrots (three). a self-caricature with Foss (fragment of a letter), an owl smoking a pipe

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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MANET, Edouard (1832-1883). Autograph letter signed ('E. Manet') to 'Mon...

MANET, Edouard (1832-1883). Autograph letter signed ('E. Manet') to 'Mon cher Champfleury', Paris, Monday 19 October n.y. [1868], inviting him to join him in his studio, 'Soyez donc assez aimable pour passer à l'atelier un de ces après-midi - j'espère bien m'y trouver mais si par hazard je n'y etais

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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MAUGHAM, W. Somerset (1874-1965). Five autograph letters signed and five...

MAUGHAM, W. Somerset (1874-1965). Five autograph letters signed and five letters signed to Mrs Kripa Rao, St Jean-Cap Ferrat, 12 April 1948 -- 1 January 1957, some incompletely dated, 6 pages, 8vo and 4to, in autograph, and 5 pages, 8vo and 4to, typescript ; together with three letters on Maugham's

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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NAPOLEON I, Emperor of the French (1769-1821). Document signed ('Nap'), a...

NAPOLEON I, Emperor of the French (1769-1821). Document signed ('Nap'), a memorandum to the Ministre de la Guerre [Louis-Alexandre Berthier], Saint Cloud, 26 May 1806, one page, folio ; framed and glazed. Instructions to the Minister of War to present 'un projet conforme à l'opinion de l'artillerie

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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NEWTON, John (1725-1807). Autograph letter signed to Josiah Jones, Olney...

NEWTON, John (1725-1807). Autograph letter signed to Josiah Jones, Olney, 22 January 1766, a letter of spiritual exhortation, 'Fear not therefore, be strong in the Lord & in the power of his might', four pages, 4to , integral address panel (seal tear affecting three words). John Newton was the joint

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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TOULOUSE LAUTREC, Henri de (1864-1901). Printed visiting card with...

TOULOUSE LAUTREC, Henri de (1864-1901). Printed visiting card with subscription and signature 'sincères félicitations, bien cordialement votre T-Lautrec', framed and glazed

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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WESLEY, John (1703-1791). Autograph letter signed ('J. Wesley') to Penelope...

WESLEY, John (1703-1791). Autograph letter signed ('J. Wesley') to Penelope Newman ('Dear Penny'), Bristol, 23 September 1773, one page, 4to (split through at folds with loss of approximately three words, some staining). A commendation of the Methodist community in Cheltenham: 'Bro: Wolf will always

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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WHISTLER, James McNeill (1834-1903). Five autograph letters signed ('J.McN...

WHISTLER, James McNeill (1834-1903). Five autograph letters signed ('J.McN. Whistler', one with additional butterfly monogram), including three to Madame George Kohler, one to Miss Kohler and one to 'Sir' [Albert Maeterlinck, his Belgian lawyer], Brussels, Paris and London (3), 19 and 25 March 1890

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 1.800 £ - 2.500 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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BEARDSLEY, Aubrey (1872-98, illustrator) -- ARISTOPHONES (?448-380 BC). The...

BEARDSLEY, Aubrey (1872-98, illustrator) -- ARISTOPHONES (?448-380 BC). The Lysistrata of Aristophones now first wholly translated into English [by Samuel Smith], London: [Leonard Smithers], 1896. 4° (294 x 230mm). Half title, 8 plates on lightly tinted paper by Aubrey Beardsley. (Marginal tear to

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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BEARDSLEY, Aubrey (1872-98, illustrator) -- Grant ALLEN. The Woman Who Did...

BEARDSLEY, Aubrey (1872-98, illustrator) -- Grant ALLEN. The Woman Who Did, London: John Lane, 1895. 8° (192 x 120mm). Half title, title border designed by Aubrey Beardsley. (Some light mainly marginal browning and spotting.) Original green decorated cloth designed by Aubrey Beardsley, spine

Los #: 33

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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BEARDSLEY, Aubrey (1872-98, illustrator) -- Thomas MALORY (fl. 1470). The...

BEARDSLEY, Aubrey (1872-98, illustrator) -- Thomas MALORY (fl. 1470). The Birth Life and Acts of King Arthur of his Noble Knights of the Round Table ... and in the end Le Morte Darthur, [London:] J. M. Dent, 1893-94. 2 volumes, 4° (238 x 190mm). 2 engraved frontispieces, illustrations, some

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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BEARDSLEY, Aubrey (1872-98, illustrator) -- Thomas MALORY (fl. 1470). The...

BEARDSLEY, Aubrey (1872-98, illustrator) -- Thomas MALORY (fl. 1470). The Birth, Life and Acts of King Arthur ... and in the end Le Morte Darthur, [London: no publisher], 1927. 4° (290 x 225mm). Half title, introduction by John Rhys and a note on Aubrey Beardsley by Aymer Vallance, engraved

Los #: 35

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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BEARDSLEY, Aubrey (1872-98, illustrator) -- Alexander POPE (1688-1744). The...

BEARDSLEY, Aubrey (1872-98, illustrator) -- Alexander POPE (1688-1744). The Rape of the Lock. An Heroi-Comical Poem in Five Cantos, London: Leonard Smithers, [December] 1896. 4° (255 x 190mm). Half title, frontispiece, title printed in red and black, 6 plates and 2 illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley

Los #: 36

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 800 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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BEARDSLEY, Aubrey (1872-98, illustrator) -- Walt RUDING. An Evil...

BEARDSLEY, Aubrey (1872-98, illustrator) -- Walt RUDING. An Evil Motherhood. An Impressionist Novel, London: Elkin Mathews, 1896. 8° (192 x 130mm). Half title, wood-engraved frontispiece ?of the author, seated, by Aubrey Beardsley, 20-page publisher's advertisement at end. Original blue cloth with

Los #: 37

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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BEARDSLEY, Aubrey (1872-98, illustrator). Six Drawings Illustrating...

BEARDSLEY, Aubrey (1872-98, illustrator). Six Drawings Illustrating Théophile Gautiers Romance Mademoiselle de Maupin, London: Leonard Smithers, 1898. 2° (397 x 288mm). Title printed in red and black, 6 photogravure plates by Aubrey Beardsley, unbound as issued. (First plate with very light marginal

Los #: 38

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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BEARDSLEY, Aubrey (1872-98, illustrator) -- The Uncollected Work ... with...

BEARDSLEY, Aubrey (1872-98, illustrator) -- The Uncollected Work ... with an Introduction by C. Lewis Hind, London: John Lane, 1925. 4° (282 x 220mm). Half title, photogravure portrait frontispiece, caricature by Max Beerbohm, plates and illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley, with the 6 extra

Los #: 40

Schätzpreis: 1.500 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 03.06.2003

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BEARDSLEY, Aubrey (1872-98, illustrator) -- Oscar WILDE (1854-1900...

BEARDSLEY, Aubrey (1872-98, illustrator) -- Oscar WILDE (1854-1900). Salome. A Tragedy in One Act: translated from the French [by Lord Alfred Douglas], London: Elkin Matthews & John Lane, 1894. Small 4° (208 x 150mm). Half title, frontispiece, title and "list of the pictures" border decorations, 9

Los #: 41

Schätzpreis: 700 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 03.06.2003