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Lot 101

Suetonius Tranquillus (Caius) The Historie of the Twelve Caesars, one of 400 copies, later russet morocco, 1931 & others, private press & limited editions (9)

 

Hammer Price: £260

Estimate: £250 - £350

Description

Suetonius Tranquillus (Caius) The Historie of the Twelve Caesars, translated by Philemon Holland, number 132 of 400 copies, etched frontispiece and additional title, later russet morocco, spine gilt, Etchells & Macdonald, 1931 § Jonson (Ben) A Coppe of Kisses, one of 250 copies, title in red, green and yellow, original morocco-backed pictorial cloth, gilt, Golden Cockerel Press, 1937 § Marlowe (Christopher) The Amorous Poem entitled Hero & Leander, one of 200 copies, wood-engraved plates by Lettice Sandford, original half morocco, Golden Hours Press, 1933 § Petrarch. The Sonnets, limited edition signed by the printer and artist, illustrations by Aldo Salvadori, later morocco, Verona, printed by Giovanni Mardersteig for Members of the Limited Editions Club, 1965 § Moore (George) Aphrodite in Aulis, limited edition signed by the author, original vellum, gilt, 1930, most t.e.g., others uncut, some spines a little faded or browned; and 4 others, limited editions, v.s. (9)

Full Lot Details

Suetonius Tranquillus (Caius) The Historie of the Twelve Caesars, translated by Philemon Holland, number 132 of 400 copies, etched frontispiece and additional title, later russet morocco, spine gilt, Etchells & Macdonald, 1931 § Jonson (Ben) A Coppe of Kisses, one of 250 copies, title in red, green and yellow, original morocco-backed pictorial cloth, gilt, Golden Cockerel Press, 1937 § Marlowe (Christopher) The Amorous Poem entitled Hero & Leander, one of 200 copies, wood-engraved plates by Lettice Sandford, original half morocco, Golden Hours Press, 1933 § Petrarch. The Sonnets, limited edition signed by the printer and artist, illustrations by Aldo Salvadori, later morocco, Verona, printed by Giovanni Mardersteig for Members of the Limited Editions Club, 1965 § Moore (George) Aphrodite in Aulis, limited edition signed by the author, original vellum, gilt, 1930, most t.e.g., others uncut, some spines a little faded or browned; and 4 others, limited editions, v.s. (9)

Lot 101

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