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65 1192  Buckland Wright  J    Hartnoll  Ph65 1192 Buckland Wright J Hartnoll Ph
65 1192  Buckland Wright  J    Hartnoll  Ph65 1192 Buckland Wright J Hartnoll Ph
65/1192 [Buckland Wright, J.]. Hartnoll, Ph. The Grecian enchanted. London, The Golden Cockerel Press, 1952, 80p., 8 aquatints by J. BUCKLAND WRIGHT, printed in 360 numb. copies (60), signed by the author and the artist.

= One of 60 specially bound copies (orig. giltlettered rose and turquoise mor., t.e.g., folio), w. an extra suite of the aquatints plus an extra aquatint. With a loosely inserted prospectus. Reid A65a; Cock-a-hoop 189. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE IV.

€ (400-500) 1000
65/1193  Buckland Wright  J    Keats  J65/1193 Buckland Wright J Keats J
65/1193  Buckland Wright  J    Keats  J65/1193 Buckland Wright J Keats J
65/1193 [Buckland Wright, J.]. Keats, J. Endymion. A poetic romance. London, Golden Cockerel Press, 1947, 150,(2)p., 58 (full-p.) woodengr. ills. and gilt frontcover by J. BUCKLAND WRIGHT, printed by C. SANDFORD in 500 numb. copies (400), orig. giltlettered hvellum, t.e.g., 4to.

- A few plates foxed. Corners trifle rubbed.

= Cockalorum 175; Franklin p.324; Reid A47 and p.41/42: "(...) In the darkest days of wartime London, Buckland Wright began work on Endymion by John Keats (...), published in 1947 and generally considered to be his magnum opus as well as one of the finest books produced by the Golden Cockerel Press".

€ (200-300) 425
65 1194  Buckland Wright  J    Musaeus65 1194 Buckland Wright J Musaeus
65 1194  Buckland Wright  J    Musaeus65 1194 Buckland Wright J Musaeus
65/1194 [Buckland Wright, J.]. Musaeus. Hero & Leander. Engl. transl. F.L. Lucas. Cambridge, C. Sandford (for the Golden Cockerel Press), 1949, 47,(1)p., engr. title-p. and 12 (10 full-p.) engr. ills. by J. BUCKLAND WRIGHT, printed in 500 numb. copies (100).

- Very fine copy.

= One of 100 copies bound in gilt pict. vellum designed by Buckland Wright, showing Hero on frontcover and Leander on backcover, buckram slipcase. Buckland Wright A54; Cock-a-Hoop 183; Franklin p.332. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE VI.

€ (700-900) 1500
65/1195  Buckland Wright  J    Poe  E A65/1195 Buckland Wright J Poe E A
65/1195 [Buckland Wright, J.]. Poe, E.A. The Masque of the Red Death and other tales. Maastr./ London, The Halcyon Press, 1932, 170,(1)p., 10 woodengr. plates by J. BUCKLAND WRIGHT, printed in black and red 206 numb. copies (30), orig. gilt orange cl., slipcase, 4to.

- Annots. in pencil on first free endpaper.

= One of 30 Roman numb. copies on Japanese vellum, SIGNED by the artist in the colophon and with 1 extra suite (of 2) and 2 rejected prints, all SIGNED by the artist. With bookplate of the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam on upper pastedown. The Halcyon Press 13; Buckland Wright A9; Van Dijk 288. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE VI.

€ (500-700) 1100
65/1196  Buckland Wright  J    Roland Holst  A65/1196 Buckland Wright J Roland Holst A
65/1196 [Buckland Wright, J.]. Roland Holst, A. Tusschen vuur en maan. Maastr., Halcyon Pers, 1932, 1st ed., 61,(3)p., woodcut title vignette and 6 full-p. orig. woodcuts by J. BUCKLAND WRIGHT, printed in 75 numb. copies on handmade paper (50).

- Offsetting from the plates on adjacent pages.

= Halcyon Press 5. SIGNED by the author, illustrator and publisher. This copy, numb. "1", privately bound by PAU GROENENDIJK in full dec. overlapping vellum, orig. wr. pres., matching slipcase. Van Dijk 291; Reid A10; The Ideal Book p.109f. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE VI.

€ (400-600) 450
65/1197  Buckland Wright  J    Roland Holst  A65/1197 Buckland Wright J Roland Holst A
65/1197 [Buckland Wright, J.]. Roland Holst, A. Tusschen vuur en maan. Maastr., Halcyon Pers, 1932, 1st ed., 61,(3)p., woodcut title vignette (repeated on frontwr. in blue) and 6 full-p. orig. woodcuts by J. BUCKLAND WRIGHT, printed in 75 numb. copies on handmade paper (25), orig. wr.

- Very light offsetting from the plates on adjacent pages. Lacks backstrip; wr. loose and sl. dam. at extremities.

= Halcyon Press 5. SIGNED by the author, illustrator and publisher. Van Dijk 291; Buckland Wright A10; The Ideal Book p.109f.

€ (300-400) 300
65/1198 [Buckland Wright, J.]. Roma nel pensiero e nel senti, mento degli Italiani da Dante a Mussolini. Ed. E. Serra. Maastr., A.A.M. Stols, 1934, 1st ed., 215,(6)p., woodengr. portrait of Caesar by J. BUCKLAND WRIGHT, printed in 300 numb. copies (285), contemp. gilt cl., t.e.g., orig. gilt wr. pres., 4to.

- Some marginal foxing. = Van Dijk 332; Reid A16. Stamperia Alcione 1.

AND 5 others in 6 vols., all illustrated by JBW, i.a. G. BOCCACCIO, The Decameron (London, 1954/ 1955, 2 vols., plates after JOHN BUCKLAND WRIGHT, orig. unif. cl. w. dustwr. Reid A69-70) and HOMER, The Iliad./ The Odyssey. Engl. transl. and ed. F.L. Lucas (London, 1948/ 1950, 2 vols., engr. plates by JOHN BUCKLAND WRIGHT, orig. cl. w. dustwr., t.e.g. Reid A50/ A58).

€ (100-150) 100
65/1199  Buckland Wright  J    Swinburne  A C65/1199 Buckland Wright J Swinburne A C
65/1199 [Buckland Wright, J.]. Swinburne, A.C. Dolores. N.pl., n.publ. (A.A.M. Stols), 1933, (43)p., 11 woodengravings by J. BUCKLAND WRIGHT, printed on Japanese paper, later giltlettered hmor., orig. wr. w. paper letterpiece pres.

- Backwr. sm. chafed spot. Otherwise very fine.

= The colophon merely states: "From a friend of the illustrator and printer". Printed by Stols for a private collector (= W.H.E. van den Borch tot Verwolde) (see Van Dijk p.140f). Reid A12 mentions three editions: 1st ed., 50 copies, white line engraving; 2nd ed., 40 copies, silhouette figures [the present copy]; 3rd ed., 10 copies, and on p.38 [citing Stols]: "The illustrations represent female figures which with a single clever line have been engraved in the block. In the first copies to be printed these illustrations were represented complete. In the second all the black part round the figure was cut away, a very risky experiment which turned out to be a complete success". Rare. Van Dijk 314. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE VI.

€ (1.000-1.500) 1000
65/1200  Buckland Wright  J    Swinburne  A C65/1200 Buckland Wright J Swinburne A C
65/1200 [Buckland Wright, J.]. Swinburne, A.C. Dolores. N.pl., n.publ. (A.A.M. Stols), 1933, (43)p., 11 woodengravings by J. BUCKLAND WRIGHT, printed on Japanese paper, orig. wr. w. printed letterpiece.

- Some usual foxed spots, mostly in blank margind. Top of spine split / sl. dam.

= With signed dedication by the artist on the colophon: "For Solange and Louis Boucher, très amicalement from the illustrator John Buckland Wright. June 1934". The colophon merely states: "From a friend of the illustrator and printer". Printed by Stols for a private collector (= W.H.E. van den Borch tot Verwolde). Reid A12 mentions three editions: 1st ed., 50 copies, white line engraving (this copy); 2nd ed., 40 copies, silhouette figures; 3rd ed., 10 copies, and on p.38 [citing Stols]: "The illustrations represent female figures which with a single clever line have been engraved in the block. In the first copies to be printed these illustrations were represented complete. In the second all the black part round the figure was cut away, a very risky experiment which turned out to be a complete success". Rare. Van Dijk 314. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE VII.

€ (800-1.000) 1200
65/1201  Buckland Wright  J    Swinburne  A C65/1201 Buckland Wright J Swinburne A C
65/1201 [Buckland Wright, J.]. Swinburne, A.C. Hymn to Proserpine. (London), Golden Cockerel Press, (1944), 9,(2)p., woodengr. frontisp., title-p. and 5 ills. by J. BUCKLAND WRIGHT, printed in 350 numb. copies (300), orig. buckram w. gilt mor. letterpiece on spine, t.e.g.

- Backstrip trifle sunned.

= With signed dedication by the artist on the colophon: "for Louk & Solange Boucher from John Buckland Wright 1945". = Reid A41; Cockalorum 159: "This Hymn is one of Swinburne's loveliest poems, to which John Buckland-Wright's engravings seem to provide a perfect complement."

€ (250-350) 250
65/1202  Buckland Wright  J    Swinburne  A C65/1202 Buckland Wright J Swinburne A C
65/1202 [Buckland Wright, J.]. Swinburne, A.C. Hymn to Proserpine. (London), Golden Cockerel Press, (1944), 9,(2)p., woodengr. frontisp., title-p. and 5 ills. by J. BUCKLAND WRIGHT, printed in 350 numb. copies (300), orig. buckram w. gilt mor. letterpiece on spine, t.e.g.

- Bookplate (G.O. Mitchell) on upper pastedown.

= Reid A41; Cockalorum 159: "This Hymn is one of Swinburne's loveliest poems, to which John Buckland-Wright's engravings seem to provide a perfect complement."

€ (150-250) 150
65/1203  Buckland Wright  J    Swinburne  A C65/1203 Buckland Wright J Swinburne A C
65/1203 [Buckland Wright, J.]. Swinburne, A.C. Laus Veneris. London, Golden Cockerel Press, 1948, 27,(1)p., woodengr. frontisp., title-p. and 10 woodengr. plates/ ills. by J. BUCKLAND WRIGHT, printed in 750 numb. copies (100), t.e.g., sm. 4to.

- Endpapers sl. yellowed along edges from turn-ins. Fine copy.

= One of 100 numb. copies w. an extra woodengraving, bound in full scarlet morocco w. gilt black mor. inlay panel w. gilt vignette by J. BUCKLAND WRIGHT on frontcover, gilt mor. letterpiece on spine. Cockalorum 178; Buckland Wright A48: "The inlay on the specials was specifically designed as a binding brass by J.B.W. and is therefore more than usually successful". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE VII.

€ (300-500) 600
65/1204  Buckland Wright  J    Swinburne  A C65/1204 Buckland Wright J Swinburne A C
65/1204 [Buckland Wright, J.]. Swinburne, A.C. Pasiphaë. London, Golden Cockerel Press, 1950, 40p., copperengr. frontisp., title-p., 2 plates and 2 ills. by J. BUCKLAND WRIGHT, printed in 500 numb. copies (400), orig. buckram w. gilt vignette by J. BUCKLAND WRIGHT on frontcover, t.e.g.

= Reid A57; Cock-a-Hoop 185.

€ (70-90) 110
65/1205 [Cantré, J.]. Verwey, A. De vizioenen van Hadewych. Antw./ Santpoort, De Sikkel/ C.A. Mees, n.d. (1923), 106,(1)p., woodcut bookdec. and orig. gilt cl. by J. CANTRÉ, printed in 600 numb. copies (50).

= One of 50 Roman numbered DELUXE copies.

€ (50-70) 70
65/1206  Cantré  J    Woestijne  K  van de65/1206 Cantré J Woestijne K van de
65/1206  Cantré  J    Woestijne  K  van de65/1206 Cantré J Woestijne K van de
65/1206 [Cantré, J.]. Woestijne, K. van de. De nieuwe Esopet. Antw., De Sikkel, 1934, 41,(4)p., 16 full-p. ills., num. vignettes and orig. dec. boards by J. CANTRÉ, printed in red and black, 4to.

= One of 110 numb. copies on Japanese.

€ (100-150)
65/1207 [Carbolineum Pers]. Maerlant, J. van. De seizoenen. Wildert, De Carbolineum Pers, 1998, (14)p., 5 col. ills. by B. VEKEMANS, printed in 50 numb. copies signed by the illustrator, orig. wr. Ghelderode, M. de. Bruges. Introd. P. Simoens. Ibid., idem, 2002, (10)p., 1 plate, printed in 60 numb. copies, orig. wr. Dood en begraven. Vooroorlogse funeraire grafiek. Ibid., idem, 2000, 1st ed., no pagination, 25 mounted holy pictures, printed in 60 numb. copies (50), orig. wr. - AND 11 other sm. publications/ prospectuses by the same press, i.a. E. DU PERRON, 't Leven is mooi (n.pl., 1999, printed in 120 copies, orig. wr., obl. 8vo) and HET ANTWERPSE STADTS DRUCKERSCHAP TOEGEKEND AAN JOANNES GRANGÉ OP 28 SEPTEMBER 1759 (Wildert, 1998, plate, printed in 50 copies, orig. wr.).
€ (150-250)
65/1208 [Carbolineum Pers]. Oude Liedjes. No. I-XX (all publ.). Wildert, De Carbolineum pers, 1997-2004, 20 vols., each printed in 60 numb. copies (50), orig. (unif.) wr.

= A series of little known Dutch medieval or 'Rederijkers' poems.

€ (80-100) 80
65/1209 [Carbolineum Pers]. Pointl, F. Ik droomde dat ik Jan Arends was. Gedichten. Wildert, De Carbolineum Pers, 1991, 1st ed., no pagination, 9 linocuts by JIMI DAMS, printed in black, blue and red in 55 numb. and signed copies (50), orig. wr.

= With the prospectus loosely inserted.

AND 1 other by the same press: CHANSON DU DEVOIR DES PELERINS (Wildert, 2002, woodcut ills., printed in black, blue and red in 50 numb. copies, orig. wr., sm. 8vo).

€ (70-90) 70
65/1210  Carbolineum Pers   Rousseeuw  B65/1210 Carbolineum Pers Rousseeuw B
65/1210 [Carbolineum Pers]. Rousseeuw, B. De bibliofielenvereniging In de Vier Winden en haar uitgave van Willem Elsschots Gedichten. Wildert, De Carbiloneumpers, 1991, without pagination, printed in black and red in 50 numb. and signed copies, orig. wr., sm. 8vo.

= With the prospectus loosely inserted.

AND 1 other by the same press: DOOD EN BEGRAVEN. VOOROORLOGSE VLAAMSE FUNERAIRE GRAFIEK (ibid., 2004, 2nd ed., mounted holy pictures, printed in 60 numb. copies (50), orig. wr.).

€ (100-150) 160
65/1211 [Carbolineum Pers]. Rousseeuw, B. Bibliografie van de handpersdrukken van Julius De Praetere. Wildert, De Carbolineum Pers, 1993, 45,(3)p. with letterpress text on recto and col. (woodcut) ills. on verso of lvs., tipped-in photogr. plate, printed in 60 numb. copies (50), orig. wr., stiff paper slipcase. Praetere, J. de. Latemse dageraad (tweede en derde/ vierde en vijfde aflevering). Ibid., idem, 1990/ 1991, 2 vols. (of 3), without pagination, 18 col. (woodcut) ills., printed in 50 numb. copies, orig. unif. wr.

- The first vol. lacking. = With prospectus for the reprint of the first vol. loosely inserted.

€ (100-150) 100