George Borrow - The eagle of Alder Grove, illustrated by Peter Carter, Incline Press 1994: numbered 19/100, 15cm high, together with 'A Tale of Two Benches, illustrated by Robert Gibbings and Simon Brett, Alembic Press, 2000, numbered 111/120, also 'One Greek Alphabet, published Ceolfrith Press, 1980, Jonathan Price - 'Private View' published Valerie Parry, 1985, signed limited edition of 230 copies, also 'Aquamarine' by Lawrence Sail, with wood engraving by Christopher Wormell, published The Gruffyground Press 1988, signed by author and illustrator and numbered 96/130, also David Hilton - 'No relation to the Hotel', signed and numbered 176/400, also Thorsten Sjolin - My Father made Toys, Incline Press 2006, from an edition of 200, inscribed from Graham Moss and Kathy Whalen of Incline Press. (7)
Sold for £44
Minor disrepair, basically very good
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Auction: The Bert Eastman Collection of Private Press Books & The Penny Berry Collection - Timed, ending Sun, 26th Sep 2021
Online timed auction sale, bidding finishes at 9pm on Sunday 26th September. The sale comprises of a fine collection of private press books (lots 1-107) together with prints and books from the estate of artist Penny Berry Paterson (1941-2021) (lots 108-201). All lots in this auction are to be sold without reserve
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