Printed Ephemera

[Edward Johnston; Douglas Pepler; Pepler writing sheet]. Copy No. 1. After Winchester formal writing about 975 A.D.

Author: 
Edward Johnston; Douglas Pepler; Eric Gill
Pepler
Publication details: 
"This sheet is published by Douglas Pepler at Hampshire House Hammersmith 1916 A.D." [all in caps]"
£300.00
Pepler

One leaf, Nothing 'written with a pen', Edward Johnston's statement and information printed in red, good condition. [From McGill library entry] " A single sheet of hand made paper for the use of Johnston's students. The centre is left blank to be filled in by hand. At the foot are notes printed in red with a wood-block of lettering by Eric Gill. Cf. E. Gill, A bibliography of Eric Gill, no. 311." See image.

[Winston Churchill’s daughter: Sarah Churchill, actress and dancer.] Publicity photograph with Autograph Inscription: ‘Sincerely Sarah Churchill.’

Author: 
Sarah Churchill [Sarah Millicent Hermione Touchet-Jesson [née Spencer-Churchill], Baroness Audley] (1914-1982), second daughter of Winston Churchill, actress and dancer.
Churchill
Publication details: 
Without date or place (1940s?).
£100.00
Churchill

Black and white publicity photograph on 9 x 13.5 cm card. In good condition, lightly aged, with minor traces of mount on blank reverse. Shadowy head and shoulders shot of a youthful Sarah Churchill, looking downwards in a depressed fashion with large vacant eyes. At the foot of the photograph is a 13.5 x 1.25 cm panel, on which she has written in blue ink: ‘Sincerely Sarah Churchill.’ See image.

[Henry Mancini, one of the greatest composers in the history of cinema.] Large publicity photograph with Signed Autograph Inscription ‘to Ray’.

Author: 
Henry Mancini (1924-1994), Hollywood composer regarded as one of the greatest in the history of cinema, whose compositions include ‘Moon River’ and ‘The Pink Panther Theme’
Publication details: 
Without date or place.
£50.00

A true great: Mancini won four Oscars, a Golden Globe and twenty Grammies. No place or date. Black and white 19 x 23.5 cm print on 20 x 25.5 cm glossy photographic paper. In fair condition, with slight creasing at one corner. In sports jacket and tie, Mancini stares over his piano with the merest of smiles. On the left-hand side of his jacket, in Mancini’s autograph, is the inscription, in black felt-tip pen: ‘to / Ray / Henry / Mancini’. See image.

[St Andrews University, Kate Kennedy Day 1871.] Victorian photographic print of illustration depicting nine St Andrews Professors, one of them said to be John Stuart Mill, in fantastic revels.

Author: 
[St Andrews University, Fife, Scotland: Kate Kennedy Day 1871; John Stuart Mill]
St Andrews
Publication details: 
Victorian photographic print of illustration ‘signed’ ‘Kate Kennedy pinxit / 1871’.
£90.00
St Andrews

The tradition of this annual day of revels at Scotland's oldest university St Andrews is said to date back to the fifteenth century and is said to commemorate the visits of a lady Katharine Kennedy to her uncle, Bishop Kennedy of St Andrews, every Spring. 9 x 5 cm sepia photographic print of illustration, laid down on 10.5 x 6 cm piece of card, and clearly made in the nineteenth century. In fair condition, lightly aged. As part of the print, at bottom right: ‘Kate Kennedy pinxit / 1871’.

[Motorcycle Speedway.] Publicity photos, each signed by the subject, of Norman Parker, captain of the Wimbledon Dons, and his rider George ‘Huck’ Fynn.

Author: 
[Motorcycle Speedway] Norman Parker (1908-1999), captain of the Wimbledon Dons; his rider George ‘Huck’ Fynn (b.1922), Australian speedway rider
Motor bikes
Publication details: 
Between 1945 and 1953, when Parker was with the Wimbledon Dons. Each photograph stamped on reverse ‘BCM/SPORTS PHOTOS, / LONDON, W.C.1.’
£56.00
Motor bikes

Parker was with the Wimbledon Dons between 1945 and 1953, during which time he won three national trophies (1950, 1951 and 1953). He also rode in several World Finals. Fynn came over to Britain from Australia, and Speedway Star, 7 May 2022, contains a biographical feature, with photograph, on the occasion of his hundredth birthday. A pair of black-and-white prints, each on 14 x 9 cm glossy paper. Each with stamp of ‘BCM/SPORTS PHOTOS’ on reverse, stating ‘SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHS 6d each’.

[Henry Hall, Director of the BBC Dance Orchestra.] Coloured Lithographic portrait of him, in colours, with original Autograph Signature.

Author: 
Henry Hall [Henry Robert Hall] (1898-1989), Director of the BBC Dance Orchestra
Henry Hall
Publication details: 
The print: ‘Presented with “Radio Pictorial,” No. 1, January 19, 1934’.
£45.00
Henry Hall

See his entry in the Oxford DNB. 20 x 25 cm lithograph in pink, white and black. In good condition, lightly aged. An attractive item, suitable for framing. Head and shoulders portrait of a dapper bespectacled Hall, with parted greased hair, in white tie, staring at the viewer. Across his shirt, Hall has written in green ink ‘Best Wishes / Henry Hall’. Captioned at bottom left: ‘HENRY HALL / DIRECTOR, B.B.C. DANCE ORCHESTRA’; and at bottom right: ‘Presented with “Radio Pictorial,” / No. 1, January 19, 1934’. See image.

[Clare Leighton [Clare Marie Veronica Leighton, born Clara Ellaline Hope Leighton] (1898-1989), wood-engraver.] Four original proof wood-engravings by Clare Leighton: ‘The Village’, ‘The Cricket Match’, shepherd with crook, rainy rural scene

Author: 
Clare Leighton [Clare Marie Veronica Leighton (1898–1989), wood-engraver and illustrator
Leighton
Publication details: 
No place. Two of the four dated on mount to 1927.
£300.00
Leighton

Four wood-engravings by a twentieth-century master, all in Leighton's characteristically heavily-inked style. The print dimensions of all four items are 9 x 7 cm. One to Three are in landscape and Item Four portrait. Paper dimension for all four 9.75 x 7.5 cm. All four on thin proof paper. Items One and Two are mounted on 14.5 x 12.5 cm pieces of cream paper cut from an album. All four in fair condition, with Items One and Three lightly creased.

[‘Theatre Royal Darwar’, 1858: British amusements during the Indian Mutiny.] Seven items relating to the ‘Corps Dramatique’ of ‘Mrs. Comfit’: four handbills and three manuscript items, incl.2 poems and drawing of castigating Englishwoman. See Image.

Author: 
‘Theatre Royal Darwar’, ‘Opera Comique d’Arwar’, ‘Mrs. Comfit & Co’ [Dharwar, Bombay Presidency, India [now Dharwad, Karnataka]; Indian Mutiny; the Raj; East India Company; British India]
darwar
Publication details: 
Three of the eight items dated to 1858, and with the same date on one of the mounts; all from Dharwar, Bombay Presidency, India [now Dharwad, Karnataka].
£750.00
darwar

An interesting and evocative collection of ephemeral material, casting light on the social activities and entertainments of the British in India in the last months of the Indian Mutiny, also the year of the dissolution of the East India Company. No other record of this amateur ‘Corps Dramatique’, or of its conductor ‘Mrs. Comfit’, has been discovered.

[Frank Southall, racing cyclist] Printed Portrait of him on his Hercules bike, signature both printed and handwritten F W Southall

Author: 
F.W. Southall [Frank Southall (1904-1964)], racing cyclist.
Cycling
Publication details: 
No date.
£25.00
Cycling

Printed Portrait, coloured, 25 x 17signed JW Southall in a scawl (see Image), fold marks, small closed tear on base fold line, remnants of glue etc on reverse from being laid down. This is the sort of item that was enclosed in Boys' Comics. Apparently it derives from 8 x 6 inch sepia toned photograph of Southall astride his racing cycle signed and dated Oct.24th 1934 (see this on Bristow and Garland's website).

[Stephen King-Hall; Friends of Hansard; Hansard Society] Circular Letter sent to Friend[s] of Hansard with what looks like a stamped signature of Stephen King-Hall. See image

Author: 
Stephen King-Hall [William Stephen Richard King-Hall, Baron King-Hall of Headley (1893 -1966), naval officer, writer, politician and playwright, member of parliament for Ormskirk from 1939 to 1945.]
Hansard
Publication details: 
[Printed heading] The Friends of Hansard, War-time address: | 804 Hood | Dolphin Square | London, S.W.!, [Date handwritten] 18.5.44. With list of Officers inc. Margaret Bond and King-Hall himself.
£220.00
Hansard

Typed (cyclostyled or similar?) Letter Signed as above, three pages, 12mo. very good condition, apart from small rusty hole where formerly stapled.

[Sheena Tennant, Scottish composer and Margot Asquith's niece.] Two pieces of printed sheet music: her piano accompaniments of 'An Irish Cradle Song', 'From Poems by W. B. Yeats'; and Yeats's 'The Lake Isle of Innisfree'.

Author: 
Sheena Lilian Grant Tennant (1883-1974, later Kendall), daughter of James Tennant (1852-1933) of Fairlieburne, Fairlie, Ayrshire, Scotland, industrialist and cousin of Margot Asquith [W. B. Yeats]
Sheena
Publication details: 
Both items published by The Frederick Harris Company, London. 'An Irish Cradle Song' from 85 Newman Street, Oxford Street, W. [1914.] 'The Lake Isle of Innisfree' from 40 Berners Street, London, W1. [1917]
£350.00
Sheena

Both items in good condition, lightly aged and worn. Excessively scarce, with COPAC only listing one copy (at the British Library) of both items. ONE: 'An Irish Cradle Song. Words by W. B. Yeats. From Poems by W. B. Yeats, published by T. Fisher Unwin'. [1914.] 5 + [1]pp., folio. Title page carries the gaelic motto: Goth yani me von gilli beg, | N heur ve thu more a creena. TWO: 'The Lake Isle of Innisfree. Words by W. B. Yeats'. [1917.] 5 + [1]pp., folio. Illustration of tree on bank of lake on front cover.

[The Arden Shakespeare; Printed Prospectus] Prospectus for the first published volumes of The Arden Shakespeare

Author: 
[The Arden Shakespeare; Prospectus]
Publication details: 
Methuen and Co., 36 Essex Street: Strand, London, [1899]
£90.00

Four pages, unbound, somewhat grubby and dusted, small closed tear affecting all pages but not interfering with the text. See image. Page 1 (Title of series, editor, list of volumes ready (5); Hamlet, Romeo, Lear, Julius Caesar), and in preparation (9); Page [2] Note on the aim of this edition [...] to meet the requirements of three classes of readers [...]; Page [3] Press Opinions of volumes published; Page [4] Specimen page from Hamlet. No other copy found but no doubt there's one tucked away somewhere.

[Hesing Xi Cheng or Sheng, Captain of the Keying, Chinese Junk] Signed 8vo portrait drawing of Hesing, known as Xi Cheng. WITH

Author: 
[Hesing; Voyage to England and New York from China, 1846-8]
Hesing
Publication details: 
[c.1848]
£550.00
Hesing

Signed `Hesing´ in bold black ink at the foot beneath his portrait, also adding the junk's name `Keying´ and the name `Suckling´ [not traced] to the portrait, all with their equivalent Chinese characters beneath. Quite heavily foxed, mainly around not on the image and signatures, top left corner torn off (a red ink stamp might have been there as in other examples, with Chinese characters, being the seal of Prince Hui Rui, but other examples would not have fitted in the lost corner). See image.

[Irish Independence] Striking original coloured Conservative Party election poster by Halkett, captioned 'Their Irish Master', showing John Redmond, with flag of 'IRISH INDEPENDENCE', leading Asquith, Lloyd George, Winston Churchill by the nose..

Author: 
George Roland Halkett (1855-1918), cartoonist [John Redmond; Herbert Henry Asquith; David Lloyd George; Winston Churchill; Irish Home Rule; Eire]
Ireland
Publication details: 
[1910.] 'No. 256. Published by the National Union of Conservative and Constitutional Associations, St. Stephen's Chambers, Westminster, S.W. Printed by Sir Joseph Causton & Sons, Limited, 9, Eastcheap, London, E.C.'
£500.00
Ireland

Lithograph. Landscape, 51 x 76 cm. In fair though fragile condition and worthy of framing, although aged and with a few small holes repaired. Weakened folds mainly repaired on reverse.. A determined Redmond marches to the right of the picture, large green flag of 'IRISH INDEPENDENCE' over his right shoulder, in his left hand three chains, linked to the noses of Asquith (with 'HOME RULE' paper under his arm), Lloyd George (holding a 'BUDGET BILL') and Winston Churchill (carrying a 'HOME DEPARTMENT' paper), who follow submissively.

[General Peron; Argentina; cyclostyled or similar] Traduccion || BRIEF BIOGRAPHY OF GENERAL PERON.

Author: 
[Juan Domingo Perón (1895 – 1974), Argentine Army general and politician] Anon., Translator: J.W. de Kember.
Peron
Publication details: 
Presidencia de la Nacion | Subsecretaria de Informaciones [printed on each page] | Division Publicaciones | Sec. Traductores e Interpretes | Octubre 20 de 1954.
£250.00
Peron

Five pages, folio, good condition, apart from rust marks around the paper clip holding the pages together. With embossed stamp top of each page, two arms holding a torch aloft. A favourable view of the life of Peron from birth up to and including his second presidency (4 June 1952), concluding: On the 7th of May of 1953 National Congress, convened in extraordinary sessions, expressing the will of the people, recognized and acclaimed General Juan Peron as Liberator of the Republic. With two carbon copies of pp.2 & 3. Image of page 1 available.

[L. Werner, Photographer in Dublin] Carte-de-Visite, photograph of a woman's head.

Author: 
L. Werner, Photographer in Dublin
Dublin
Publication details: 
L. Werner, 15 Leinster Street, Dublin (printed on reverse), [1860s?]. See image.
£56.00
Dublin

Carte-de-Visite, c.10 x 6cm, sl. grubby but a good image. Name of subject (apparently) written on reverse in pencil, Mrs Magrath. A similar item at the V & A is described as an albumen print. Louis Werner appears in the Dictionary of Irish Artists. Apparently ill health drove him from portrait painting to photography.

[Head of Station, Tokyo; Japan] [Cyclostyled or similar] H/Tokyo's Valedictory Report

Author: 
[Head of Station, Tokyo]
Japan
Publication details: 
[1972]
£950.00
Japan

(Covering Note dated 5 April 1974), one page, 4to; Valedictory Report, 10 pages, 4to, good condition. A lengthy analysis of The Japanese, their society, customs, language, societal changes, etc., subjects that Intelligence would think important. See sample image. No other copy traced. From the private papers of C. A. A. Nicol, who was a 'Member of a joint FCO/MOD department in Hong Kong' between 1970 and 1975.

[Oleg Lyalin, Soviet Agent turned; cyclostyled or similar] Double Agents (D/As):- A DEFECTOR'S REPORT, marked Secret on every page.

Author: 
[Oleg Adolfovich Lyalin (1937 – 1995), Soviet agent who defected from the KGB]
Defector
Publication details: 
November 1972.
£1,500.00
Defector

Ten pages ( paginated 2-7), sm.fol., cyclostyled or similar, good condition, comprising: introductory page with information: reference, date (1 December 1972), To [Hong Kong], From: Head Office, [...]: Double Agents] and statement Attached are copies of a paper on KGB principles and methods of running double agents. This may be passed to appropriate [...]. Second page has Contents with number of paragraphs: I. Introduction, II. Objectives, III. Organisation and Procedures, IV. Operational Practice, Appendix A.

[R.A.F. Hospital, Aden; Variety Concert; printed programme] Programme and related photographs. In envelope.

Author: 
[R.A.F. Hospital, Aden; Variety Concert]
Aden
Aden2
Publication details: 
Headquarters N.A.A.F.I. Barrack Hill [...] October 6th to October 10th 1941
£180.00
Aden
Aden2

Programme, 4pp., worn on fold marks but complete, ow good condition, R.A.F. Hospital, Aden. | present the | Aeronuts | in a | Variety Concert | to be held in | Headquarters N.A.F.I. Barrack Hill on [dates given above] | Commencing at 8.30 p.m. | By kind permission of | Air Vice Marshal F.G.D. Hards [Commanding][...]. The programme includes Musical Selections (handwritten list present), Haw Haw's Happy Hour, The Band (handwritten list present), Bare Imagination, Lightning Sketches, etc, etc. WITH names of performers.

[Alfred Edward Chalon; 'booklet'] La Giraffe dediee sans permission á Mademoiselle Chalon 1828

Author: 
[Alfred Edward Chalon (1780 – 1860), Swiss portrait painter, sometime Portrait Painter in Water Colour to Her Majesty]
Chalon
Chalon2Chalon3
Publication details: 
[1828]
£500.00
Chalon
Chalon2
Chalon3

Booklet, stabbed (thread through two holes at (spine) edge), chipped at one corner, sl. grubby wraps (with title), small closed tears on back wrap. A crude production with decent charicatures. It comprises: title and seven caricatures illustrating the comic effects of having a giraffe-style hairdo. See images (should have used flash!). No other copy traced yet(WorldCat etc) but the Brighton Pavilion Collections provided an image of one of the caricatures to the only site which appears to refer to this booklet, and claiming after watercolours by Chalon.

[Pandit Nehru, Indira (Nehru) Gandhi and her Sons] Family Photograph of Pandit Nehru, Indira Gandhi and her two sons, Rajiv and Sanjay. With, on reverse, a signed greetings from Indira Gandhi.

Author: 
Pandit [Jawaharlal] Nehru, Indira [Nehru] Gandhi and her Sons, with dog.
Nehru
Nehru reverse
Publication details: 
Printed label on reverse, New Delhi 1959-60.
£1,500.00
Nehru
Nehru reverse

Photograph, c.16 x 11.5cm, very good condition, tipped on to card of same size crudely taped,and with wire for hanging as with a picture, with inscription on verso, All good wishes for the New Year | Indira Gandhi. Some philistine has added to the inscription in blue ink and capitals, WITH THE PRIME MINISTER | AND HIS | GRANDSONS. See images. Note: I've not found the image on Google Images.

[John Murray; Coleridge; Printed] Advertisement headed Mr. Murray has lately published the following works including Christabel [with Kubla Khan]

Author: 
[John Murray and S.T. Coleridge]
Coleridge
Publication details: 
Albemarle Street, May, 1816. Printed by W. Clowes.
£75.00
Coleridge

Four pages, disbound (holes where sewn in for example), edges dusted, fair only. See image. Poem listed on page 4 as follows: CHRISTABEL, &c. By S.T.Coleridge, Esq. 8vo. 4s 6d. | 'That wild and singularly original and beautiful Poem.' No mention of Kubla Khan here, though published with 'Christabel'. The Byron quotation precedes publication: I [Byron] here acknowledge a close, though unintentional, resemblance in these twelve lines to a passage in an unpublished poem of Mr. Coleridge called 'Christabel'.

[Hesing Xi Cheng or Sheng, Captain of the Keying, Chinese Junk] Signed 8vo portrait drawing of Hesing, known as Xi Cheng.

Author: 
[Hesing; Voyage to England and New York from China, 1846-8]
Hesing
Publication details: 
[c.1848]
£950.00
Hesing

Signed `Hesing´ in bold black ink at the foot beneath his portrait, also adding the junk's name `Keying´ and the name `Suckling´ [not traced] to the portrait, all with their equivalent Chinese characters beneath. Quite heavily foxed, mainly around not on the image and signatures, top left corner torn off (a red ink stamp might have been there as in other examples, with Chinese characters, being the seal of Prince Hui Rui, but other examples would not have fitted in the lost corner). See image.

[ Wings over Everest; film ] Photograph of Camera Crew at work, with note by and signature of Ronald L. Read, sound recordist, and commemorative stamp. See image.

Author: 
[Houston Mt Everest Flight Film] Ronald L. Read, sound recordist (at least)
Everest
Publication details: 
Mount Everest, 1933.
£170.00
Everest

Detached album page, 14 x 10cm, a little grubby, with , laid down, a photograph of the camera crew in action, 10 x 8cm, Signed Ronald L. Read, with a note in his hand, Flight over the Top | April 3rd 1933. Item stamped twice The Houston-Mt. Everest Flight Film. A commemorative stamp partly obscures the photograph (plane at centre of Union Jack). See image. Read also features on Google as a cameraman.

[Miscellaneous Ephemera and manuscript material] A Kipling Family Archive:

Author: 
[Rudyard Kipling and his extended family]
Publication details: 
[1890-1987]
£950.00

Rudyard Kipling’s sister ‘Trix’ and the Macdonald family, 1890-1987The archive, which derives from the Macdonald family, is described below in 45 entries, under six headings. It contains of material relating to the Kipling, Burne-Jones, Poynter and Baldwin families.A. Miscellaneous itemsB. Kipling’s sister ‘Trix’: Alice Macdonald Fleming (1868-1948)C. The Kiplings’ cousin Julius Frederick MacdonaldD. Miscellaneous correspondenceE. Miscellaneous ephemeraF. Family ScrapbooksIn good overall condition, lightly aged and worn.A. Miscellaneous items1.

[ Scott & Whaley; music hall duo ] Photograph inscribed Yours sincerely | [Signed?] Scott & Whaley in Cuthbert's hand, and signed individually over their images, Pussyfoot and Cuthbert.

Author: 
Pussyfoot and Cuthbert (Scott & Whaley), African-American music hall and radio comedians.
Pussyfoot
Publication details: 
No place or date.
£45.00
Pussyfoot

14 x 13.5cm, laid down on slightly larger leaf extracted from an Autograph Album, very good condition. Pussyfoot is at the piano, blacked up (with thick whitened lips!).See image/

[ Queen Victoria; Major Wellesley Paget, R.H.A . ] Invitation to The Coronation of Her Most Sacred Majesty [Victoria].

Author: 
[ Queen Victoria; Major Wellesley Paget, R.H.A . ]
Victoria
Publication details: 
[ Westminster Abbey, Thursday, 28 June 1838 ]
£500.00
Victoria

Admission 'ticket', orange, c.22 x 16cm, part printed part MS, tipped on to sl. larger piece of paper, edges darkened (dust?) mainly good to very good. Admit into Westminster Abbey. | South Door Poets Corner | No. 85 | Norfolk Earl Marshal. Probably issued to Major Wellesley Paget of the Royal Horse Artillery (served in the Boer War and First WW) since it derives from an Album put together by him.

[Edinburgh, 1832: 'The first voting which took place on the Reform Bill'.] Manuscript 'Copy of Entry in the Register of Qualified Voters for the City of Edinburgh', signed by Carlyle Bell, Conjunct-Clerk, on George Berry of Antigua Street.

Author: 
Carlyle Bell (c.1779-1850), Conjunct-Clerk [joint town clerk] of the the City of Edinburgh [Great Reform Act, 1832]
Publication details: 
Entry dated 13 September 1832.
£350.00

A nice piece of Edinburgh historical ephemera. See the entry on George Berry (1795-c.1874), the first man to register to vote there following the passing the Great Reform Act, in the Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1874-1875, where he is described as 'an enthusiastic "Free Trader"'. 40 x 10 cm slip of laid paper, with printed form on one side, headed 'COPY of ENTRY in the REGISTER of QUALIFIED VOTERS for the CITY of EDINBURGH.' In fair condition, lightly aged and creased, with clean vertical cut unobtrusively repaired with archival tape.

[ James Kirkup in Japan ] Printed Business Card with Autograph Note Signed "James Kirkup" to unnamed correspondent.

Author: 
James Kirkup [1918–2009), born James Harold Kirkup, poet, translator and travel writer
Kirkup
Publication details: 
[Nagoya, Japan] 26 Feb. 1970.
£60.00
Kirkup

Busieness Card, 9 x 6cm, rounded corners, sl. battered but text clear. Printed detail includes name, James Kirkup, and celebrate his membership of the RSL, his professorship at the UNiversity of Nagoya, and Visiting Professorship at the Japan Women's University. The text (see image) is as follows: Many thanks for the books and your beautiful bill | James Kirkup". "AB [?], the recipient presumably has written the date 3 Dec. 1970 with these initial. The verso of the card has Kirkup's printed details (presumably) in Japanese.

[ Frank Miles, artist, friend of Oscar Wilde, and Jack the Ripper suspect. ] Four prints of portraits of young ladies, three of them presented as cabinet cards titled 'The Miller's Daughter', 'Rose' and 'A Little Queen. | A Study by Francis Miles'.

Author: 
Frank Miles [ George Francis Miles ] (1852-1891), artist and friend of Oscar Wilde, architect, gardener and Jack the Ripper suspect
Frank Miles
Publication details: 
Two published by Mansell & Co., Percy Street, London, and dated 1872 and 1873. Two published by Poulton & Co., London.
£300.00
Frank Miles

Wilde lived with Miles in the house in Tite Street which Miles had commissioned E. W. Godwin to build for him. Miles ended his days at Brislington House Lunatic Asylum. All four engravings are printed in black. Three (all 'Copyright') are on 13 x 9.5 cm pieces of paper, each laid down on 16.5 x 10.5 cm pieces of card, with printed text in red ink on the card beneath the print; the fourth print is on a loose 12.5 x 9.5 cm piece of paper.

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