Thu, 25th Feb 2021 11:00

The Delighted Eye Part II: Works from the Collection of Allen and Beryl Freer

  Lot 395

Private Press & Illustrated Books

Private Press & Illustrated Books.

Ashbee (C.B.)

On the Need for the Establishment of Country Schools of Arts & Crafts,

Elizabeth Ashbee’s copy signed by her and dated 1907 passed to H.J. Massigham and then to Allen Freer, original white buckram, slightly soiled, [1906 § Sansom (William) The Equilibriad, number 193 of 750 copies signed by the author, illustrated by Lucian Freud, original cloth backed boards, The Hogarth Press, 1948 § Farjeon (Eleanor) The Town Child’s Alphabet, first edition, ‘John Nash’s Copy given by Ronald Blythe to Allen Freer on Nash’s death, original decorated boards, slightly rubbed, The Poetry Bookshop, 1924 § The Beaumont Press: Madrigals & Chronicles…Poems written by John Clare, number 8282 of 398, original vellum backed boards, 1924 § Evelyn (John) Directions for a Gardiner at Says-Court, original marbled boards, dust-jacket, top edge rough-gilt, Nonesuch Press 1932 § Clemo (Jack) Clay Cuts, special numbered copy 11/XXVIII signed by the author and artist, woodcuts by Stan Dobbin, hand coloured, original decorated boards, slipcase, Previous Parrot Press 1991, with 33 other private press and illustrated books, v.s. (39)

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