A late 19th century morocco drawing-room album, compiled fro...





A late 19th century morocco drawing-room album, compiled from 1880 into the first-half of the 20th century by various individuals, some leaves hand-scrivened and illuminated, inscribed with verse and illustrated with 18th century and later pictures and prints, including botanical, architectural, topographical, travel, fashion, Arthur Rackham, and other subjects, some of which have been later hand-coloured, contemporary green morocco, outlined and panelled in gilt, all-edges gilt, gilt turn-ins, decorative endpapers, folio (34cm x 26.5cm), (1); a Regency artist's sketchbook, illustrated in pencil with 29 scenes, titled and dated 1817 in ink MS, disbound, oblong 4to, (1); Modern British, an early 20th century art student's anatomical sketchbook, executed in pencil by Petherick, Slade, University College, and enclosing drawings and preparatory studies of the male and female form, some nudes, cloth over board sketchbook, supplied by Newman of Soho Square, 8vo, (1); Leaves from T.L. Rowbotham's Sketch Book, Part 1, London: Printed and Published by George Rowney & Com:py, [n.d., c. 1870], original printed title-label and chromolithographs laid onto later leaves, institutional quarter-morocco over cloth, gilt-lettered and blocked in blind, folio (39cm x 29cm), [4]

Auction Date: 3rd Mar 2022 at 10am

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3rd Mar 2022 10am (Lots 1 to 473)