Bookman Portfolios Page 2
Gwynedd M. Hudson. Illustrator
Portfolio of Colored Plates from the Christmas Bookman Special Issue of 1922. Published by Hodder and Stoughton. Consisting of three cardboard mounted tipped in color plates from Alice in Wonderland. This copy with the top right corner of the folder apparently bent at one time (showing no fatigue, however) Likewise the third of the cardboards not affecting the tipped in plate. Folder separating at "spine." Inventory # 7589 Price $400.
E. J. Detmold, Illustrato
The Arabian Nights
Bookman Christmas Portfolio of 1924. 4to, (8X13 in) Grey linen covers containing three loose sheets with tipped-in illustrations by E.J. Detmold from The Arabian Nights. Containing 3 grey cards each titled and with decorative figure lower right. On each card a tipped in plate from the original run. Very little browning around edges of covers. A FINE copy. Extremely Rare. In Mylar protective Wrap. Bookseller Inventory #7779 Price $600.00
|Donald Maxwell, Illlustrator
Bookman Special Christmas Number of 1926. 4to, (8X13 inches) Cream stiff paper covers. 3 Illustrations from Sea and Sussex by Ruyard Kipling. "The Weald", "The Marsh", and "The down Country." Covers slightly separated at spine, otherwise FINE PriceInventory # 7597 $300.00
Edmund Dulac, Illustrator
Bookman Portfolio of 1929 : A Portflio of pictures illustrating poems by Edgal Allen Poe. The Christmas . 4 Plates tipped in, the first by itself, the last three in their own folders with the relevant poem. "The Bells," being the last of the three. The stiff cardboard folder is separated halfway at the spine. Otherwise the the item is FINE. Extremely rare. Inventory # 7857 Price $425.00
A. C. Michael, Illustrator
Portrait of Galsworthy by Raphael
The Bookman Postfolio Christmas 1928.
A portfolio containing three tipped in colored illustrations by Michael for "The Forsyte Saga." Also a portrait of Galsworthy signed on the plate by Raphael and with the inscription "With Best Wishes, John Galsworthy. All plates and folder are fine. Inventory # 139 Price $400
Hastain, Eugene illustrator
The Bookman Portfolio, Christmas, 1930
London: Hodder and Stoughton 1930 4to, (8X13 in) Cream stiff paper covers containing six loose sheets (one a duplicate of the portrait of Masefield) with illustrations by Eugene Hastain including a portrait of the Poet Laureate, John Masefield to whom the Portfolio is dedicated. This item is Portfolio only. Cover is FINE. One page was once folded and retains slight impression of that event. A very fine example of this rare item. In Mylar protective Wrap . Bookseller Inventory # 7594 Price: $400.00
Kay Nielsen, Illustrator
The Bookman Portfolio of 1925
Illustrations from "Hansel and Gretel."
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1925, London, Original Wraps. Illustrations by Kay Nielsen from Hansel and Gretel and other stories by the brothers Grimm” with three color plates Catskin, Rosebud, and Rumpelstiltskin) mounted on heavy black stock with captions printed in gold. Plates are from the original run of this extremely rare book.
COPY 1: A previous owner of this portfolio (and one other in our inventory) apparently decided to bind several of them togeter. There are six nicks at the spine where string ties had presumably been placed. Additionally two of the plates have been taped together at the spine. (see image above) There is no damage to the plates or their mounting sheets other than this. Inventory# 7755 Price $500.00
COPY 2: As above but FINE in every respect. One of the most perfect copies we have seen of any of the portfolios. Inventory # 7638 Price $700.00
Nora England, Illustrator
Songs and Ballads of Robert Burns
The Bookman Portfolio of 1923
Three quite wonderful plates tipped-in on heavy paper backings. Folder as observed to the left but not with the white which the scanner insisted upon toward the center. In gact the portfolio is beautifully preserved and of a consistent color more indicated at the top of this image. Fine in all respects. Rare. Inventory # 7759 Price $250.00
G. Morton Sale, Illustrator
The Bookman Portfolio of 1933
London: Hodder and Stoughton. White paper covers with back flap containing five loose sheets with reproductions of paintings and drawings of G. Morton Sale. Aditionall images (4) on front, back and interior. This is a FINE copy in all respects. Extremely rare. Inventory# 7803 Price $240.00