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  1. 3 original Biba catalogues 35.5 x 18 cm, illustrated throughout by Helmut Newton and others, wrappersrs with biba logo to upper covers, 2 with order slips loosely inserted, one with small cup stain to upper wrapper (feint), one with slight flecking, overall well preserved examples of an ephermeral publication.

    £1,100
  2. Folio (55 x 48 cm); 64pp., printed on thick card, 20 full-page colour plates with art deco borders, 4 pages of text with illustrated borders and gilt detail, mounted textile samples in wool, wool-rayon blends, silk, cashmere, tweeds, silk stripe flannels, and more, sample pages also with borders and tiger vignettes and some combined with text and illustrations, patterned endpapers with portrait of the founder Joseph Vehon; original black cloth gilt ruled and embossed, large tiger colour lithohraph logo pasted on to upper cover with the motto 'pay less and dress better', title in gilt to spine, some spotting but otherwise an excellent copy.

    £3,750
  3. 4 vol. in 2, large 8vo, 28 folding hand-coloured engraved fashion plates, 21 folding chromolithographed pattern plates, numerous wood-engraved illustrations throughout, uniformly bound in contemporary half morocco, some minor edge-wear.

    £400
  4. First edition, limited edition, one of 1250 on papier hollande, 5 vols, a complete set; 8vo (22 x 14.5 cm); 184 numbered colour pochoir plates with two supplementary un-numbered plates, text in French, advertisements; original blue printed wrappers laid over later boards, an excellent set.

    £8,000
  5. First editions, 5 vols, 12mo (12.3 x 8.4 cm); 31 colour pochoir lithograph plates, illustrations in the text; original pictorial satin over Bodoni boards with pictorial dust-wrappers, original decorated slipcases, some age-toning to dust wrappers but otherwise very attractive copies.

    £3,750
  6. First editions, 15 vols, 67 of 69 issues (lacking issues 7 [1924] & 10 [1925]), 4to; 535 hand-coloured lithographed plates en pochoir, 290 sketches, 7 unnumbered plates, and numerous coloured wood-engravings, a few short closed tears to text; 67 parts bound in 15 volumes of quarter vellum with marbled boards, green sheep back strips, red morocco labels, lettered in gilt, some minor marks and abrasions to the backstrips of 2 vols.

    £27,500
  7. 2 vols. one vol. landscape 4to (24.5 x 32.5 cm) and one vol. portrait 4to (32.5 x 24.5 cm); 2200 original designs of rings in pencil and pen , all with their catalogue number either in ink or pencil, some t inscriptions in pencil; the landscape album contains about 1000 designs on 54 pages (usually 20 per page, model numbers 2208-2845 and 1-355), in pencil , including some unfinished designs, some drawn with black ink, ( 20 blank pages at rear), the portrait album with a further 1200 designs on 138 pages (mostly 8 per album page, often on both sides, model numbers 4000-5199; both vols bound in contemporary black morocco backed patterned boards, some wear and tear to the extremities; both with brown paper labels with ink numbers; overall a very good example of an unusual jewellery catalogue.

    £3,500
  8. First edition, no. 20 of 25 examples on papier vergé d'Arches with proofs (total edition 1432); 14 fascicles (as I and 1-13), small folio, I: [12] pp., with 4 hand-coloured wood-engraved plates and polychromatic woodcut ornaments in text, 1-13: [4 (half-title, limitation, title, blank)], [112] pp., with 40 numbered, hand-coloured, copper-engraved and etched pochoir plates, each with uncoloured proof (pl. 36 uncoloured, with additional proof of an earlier state), and a final hand-coloured plate with proof; fascicles 10, 12, & 13 unopened at top-edge, occasional spotting, slight toning at extremities; loose as issued in publisher's printed wrappers, first issue with hand-coloured wood-engraved title vignette, others printed in two colours with hand-coloured rose, fascicle 4 with an additional uncoloured outer wrapper, 7 issues with publisher's glassine, together in a modern cloth solander box, printed paper label to spine; a few light marks, marginal tear to wrapper of fascicle 3 and outer wrapper of fascicle 4 torn, an excellent set.

    £7,500
  9. Folio ( 47 x 53 cm). 22pp of text with coloured illustrations, 16 pages of full page pochoir prints,all bound in printed decorated covers with large gold scissors as a motif, slightly spotted on upper cover, some minor wear to the edge; overall a very good copy.

    £1,250
  10. First edition. 4to (31 x 24 cm). 4 tipped-in original colour photographs, 2 pochoir plates with small vignettes along bottom margins; 4 leaves missing (probably those for 'hiver' and 'été'). Pochoir design to upper board, original pictorial cream wrappers tied with gold cord; slightly worn in parts.

    £450
 

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