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SEARLE, Ronald. [Original illustrated manuscript] "Giselle: A Romantic Ballet In Two Acts. Presented by Les Ballet St Trinian's."
[1956?]A fine comic manuscript, with eight large original drawings, showing Searle's immortal naughty schoolgirls in a variety of scenes from a nightmarish production of the romantic ballet. The manuscript is unpublished and undated, but it was probably inspired by the Bolshoi's legendary 1956 visit to Covent Garden; Searle undoubtedly saw the ballet then,... Learn More£17,500.00
Stock Code: 90918
(DUCHAMP, Marcel.) HUGNET, George. La Septieme Face du Dé. Poëmes - Découpages.
Paris : 1936First edition, first printing, one of 250 numbered copies of the regular edition from a total of 296 copies. Duchamp's cover combines a photograph by Man Ray of his readymade "Why Not Sneeze, Rrose Selavy" with titles whose letters contain the names of many in the surrealist pantheon, including Sade, Freud, Rimbaud, Paracelsus, Swift, Heraclitus, Chaplin,... Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 127717
SPENDER, Stephen. (John Buckland-Wright, Stanley William Hayter, Josef Hecht, Dalla Husband, Wassily Kandinsky, Roderick Mean, Joan Miró, Dolf Rieser, Luis Vargas.) Fraternity.
Paris & New York : 1939First edition, first printing. Limited to 101 numbered copies plus 12 hors-commerce signed by Spender, Aragon and each of the nine artists. Compiled to protest against the rise of fascism in Europe. The engravings were printed by Atelier 17 and Henri Hecht. Learn More£15,000.00
Stock Code: 91467
RAVILIOUS, Eric, & J. M. Richards. High Street.
London : 1938First edition, first impression, highly uncommon in the fragile glassine jacket. Published in an edition thought to be of 2,000 copies, High Street was never reprinted, as the original lithograph stones were destroyed during the Blitz when the Curwen Press premises in Plaistow, east London, received two direct hits (reported by Message:... Learn More£6,000.00
Stock Code: 123951
(WARHOL, Andy.) DENBY, Edwin. C: a Journal of Poetry. Vol. 1, No. 4 (September 1963).
New York : 1963First and only edition. The front cover image shows Edwin Denby seated, with Gerard Malanga standing behind him; the back cover Malanga and Denby are kissing. Warhol took the photographs with a polaroid camera and this is the first known Warhol silkscreen from a polaroid. Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 93906
(BRAUNER, Victor, illus.) GOLL, Yvan. Le Char triomphal de l'antimoine.
Paris : 1949First and limited edition, pre-publication presentation copy, inscribed on the half-title, "à Adolphe de Milly avec mon trés amical souvenir, Yvan Goll, Paris 11 avril 1949"; number 90 of 300 copies on Rives (from a total edition of 333). The colophon notes that "cet ouvrage a été achevé d'imprimeur le 15 Mai 1949". The recipient was a French-born... Learn More£5,750.00
Stock Code: 122170
PUGIN, Augustus Welby Northmore. Autograph letter, with original captioned ink sketch, to Henry Ridgard Bagshawe.
Ramsgate, Kent : 1841A wittily satirical sketch by Pugin, the Roman Catholic architect, sent to his friend Henry Ridgard Bagshawe (1799-1870), a prominent Catholic lawyer. Bagshawe sat on the committee of the Lincoln's Inn Fields district New Church Erection Fund. That area already had the Sardinian Chapel, well-known as the oldest Roman Catholic chapel in London and restored... Learn More£12,500.00
Stock Code: 46369