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TEFAF Maastricht 2022

 

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  1. Single volume, second volume only of the text, decorated manuscript in Arabic, complete in alternating quires of 8 and 12 leaves with a bifolium at the end to complete the text, 162 leaves (plus one contemporary and 3 later endleaves), 218 by 118 mm; single column of 11-12 lines in sepia naskh hand of the author al-Sharif al-Radi himself, title on recto of first leaf, colophon at end of text in same hand, on distinctively Persian dark-cream paper, most leaves with mould markings (of 7-8 laid reed lines per centimetre, and with no chain lines apparent), final free endpaper with numerous ownership inscriptions (pre-fourteenth century), occasional marginal commentary (also pre-fourteenth century), some early damp-staining and mottling to leaves to entirety of volume affecting upper and outer corners, a few repairs to preliminary leaves including a closed tear to first leaf, strip of modern paper pasted along length of pastedown (probably from modern description once pasted there and subsequently removed), later endpapers and doublures inserted; fourteenth-century leather boards, stamped in blind and ruled with geometric patterns, skilfully rebacked, resewn and edges repaired, very presentable and attractive condition.

    £125,000
  2. First edition. 8vo, [iv], 37, [iii]pp., one of only 75 numbered copies printed, this number 49, publisher's cloth-backed salmon coloured paper boards. with the publisher's glassine dust wrapper still intact, 2 light wear to glassine, modern blue morocco foldover box, a fine copy.

    £15,000
  3. Two watercolour panoramas on paper ; 41 x 76 cm (unframed); 67 x 98 cm (framed).

    £45,000
  4. Limited edition, one of 32 examples on japon nacré, signed by the author and artist, from a total edition of 140, folio (38 x 28 cm); 8 etchings in colour after Delaunay, plus an extra suite in colour also on nacré with each plate signed in pencil, an additional signed etching hand-coloured in gouache by the artist, loose as issue, with tissue guards; in the original lithographed chemise and slipcase, a fine example.

    £22,500
  5. First edition. 2 vols, 8vo, xxiii, 306; [vi], 291 pp., facsimile letter in Vol. I, original blue blindstamped cloth gilt, floral gilt centrepice to covers, light fade to spines, a fine set.

    £4,500
  6. Limited edition numbered 21 of 180 (total edition 205) , signed by Miró in pencil on colophon; folio (43 x 33 cm). pp. (viii), 133, (xv), 13 lithographs printed in colours by Miro ,printed by Mourlot, on Arches wove paper, all loose as issued in the publisher's printed wrappers, cream coloured chemise and matching slipcase; a very attractive copy.

    £19,500
  7. Folio (578 x 36 cm). 22 double-page engravings of ships, numbered consecutively in the plate 1-22, most with dual French and Dutch titles. Contemporary red half morocco over decorative paper boards, spine richly gilt with foliate motifs, spine label lettered in gilt, a fine copy.

    £22,500
  8. First edition in French, small quarto [xxiv], 191, [i], 235, [i], 230, [i] pp., engraved title vignette, 50 plates in the letterpress, 2 full-page, later (nineteenth/twentieth century) calf gilt, an excellent example.

    £6,500
  9. Large folio. Title and text in Latin and German, 132 fine hand-coloured etched plates, (11 of mammals, 121 of birds), UNCUT in contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, a little worn, the plates in fine condition with bright colouring, etched by P. Mazell after P. Paillou and others, an excellent copy.

    £37,500
  10. Illuminated manuscript on polished paper, in Farsi, 73 leaves (plus a contemporary free endpaper at the end), complete, 182 by 110 mm.; double column, 17 lines elegant and refined black nasta'liq, vibrant and fine illuminated polychrome and gold heading opening the text, twenty-six miniature paintings in the text, depicting important scenes in the romance and painted with vivid colours in the contemporary Qajar style, leaves double ruled in red, blue and gold, tissue-guards loosely inserted throughout; some very faint spotting to final few gatherings, overall very bright and attractive condition; housed in contemporary leather-backed gilt lacquered boards depicting floral sprays ruled and framed within corner-pieces and a gilt border, contemporary paper label to spine inscribed with title of the work in Farsi, spine ends very lightly worn, extremities slightly rubbed, overall bright and attractive binding.

    £19,500
 

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