[Stock catalogues, numbered series:] 1-44 § [Stock catalogues, hors série] Spring List : Continental books § Summer list: Continental books View larger
Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

[Stock catalogues, numbered series:] 1-44 § [Stock catalogues, hors série] Spring List : Continental books § Summer list: Continental books

London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, 1985-2011
Forty-six volumes (24 cm), as issued, in the publisher’s printed wrappers. - Complete run of the series of numbered catalogues issued by William Ward (born 1948). Cf. Sheila Markham, “William Ward” in The Book Collector, volume 63 (2014), pp.97-102. ¶ Fine, unmarked set. ● Stock catalogues issued hors série are not shown in our photograph.
Subjects
Trade catalogues
Authors/Creators
Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)
Owners
Bury, John Bernard, 1917-2017
Davis, J. Irving, 1889-1967
Torres, Ludovico de, Archbishop of Monreale, 1533-1583
  • This collection contains

  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 1] Italian books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [1985]
    (24 cm), 40 pp., illustrations. 52 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Includes numerous books purchased at a sale of the residue of the stock of J. Irving Davis (1889-1967), conducted by Sotheby’s, London, 2-3 April 1985. Item 1 is the Pembroke copy of the c. 1471 Curtius Rufus, Historiae Alexandri Magni (Davis sale, lot 36, £6500; here £12,000; returned to the market, Swann Galleries, 1 May 2014, lot 58, $55,000). Catalogue noticed in The Book Collector, volume 35 (1986), p.97.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 2] Continental books including hunting

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [1986]
    (24 cm), 62 pp., illustrations. 171 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Includes a copy of the 1469 Jenson Pliny (item1, “sold”); books on “Hunting, shooting and equitation” (items 95-171).
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 3] Continental Books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [1987]
    (24 cm), 59 (3) pp., illustrations (1 in colour). 151 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Includes (item 1, £14,000) an illuminated copy of the fourth edition of Augustine’s De civitate dei (Johannes and Vindelinus de Spira, 1470); and (item 23, £1450) a Roman binding for “L.T.” (on the 1523 Aldine edition of Silius Italicus, De bello punico; cf. The Book Collector, volume 47, 1998, p.509 no. 7).
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 4] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [1988?]
    (24 cm), 46 pp., illustrations. 100 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 5] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [1988]
    (24 cm), 50 pp., illustrations. 106 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 6] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [1989?]
    (24 cm), 57 (1) pp., illustrations. 143 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 7] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [1990?]
    (24 cm), 58 pp., illustrations. 123 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 8] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [1990?]
    (24 cm), 54 pp., illustrations. 94 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 9] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [1991?]
    (24 cm), 62 pp., illustrations. 136 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 10] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [1991?]
    (24 cm), 52 (2) pp., illustrations. 101 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 11] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [1992]
    (24 cm), 54 pp., illustrations. 104 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Includes two 16th century Venetian bindings, one with title lettered on upper cover (on Bembo, De Virgilii culice et Terentii fabulis liber, 1530), the other with its covers lettered (within oval panels) SDI / ONIR (on Cavalca, Trattato detto specchio di croce, 1562).
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 12] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [1992?]
    (24 cm), 41 (1) pp., illustrations. 98 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Includes an illuminated manuscript encomium for Cardinal Marino Caracciolo (1469-1538), written c. 1535 (ex-Wilfred Blunt collection, exhibited In Praise of Italic: catalogue of an exhibition arranged for the National Book League, London 1954, p.18).
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 13] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, 1993
    (24 cm), 50 pp., illustrations. 103 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. ¶ Annotation “11/93” in ink on title-page; annotation in margin (p.14).
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 14] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [1994?]
    (24 cm), 56 (2) pp., illustrations. 117 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 15] Continental books including Judaica

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [1994?]
    (24 cm), 50 pp., illustrations. 145 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Includes (item 34) the 1534 Aldine Homer, in two volumes, with two illuminated borders attributed to Benedetto Bordon, incorporating a heraldic escutcheon and initials MM (interpreted as Mario Maffei, 1463-1537); Judaica (items 73-145).
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 16] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [1995]
    (24 cm), 42 pp., illustrations. 96 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 17] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [1995?]
    (24 cm), 56 (2) pp., illustrations. 101 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 18] Continental books including Judaica

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [1996]
    (24 cm), 46 pp., illustrations. 126 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Judaica (items 98-126).
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 19] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [1996?]
    (24 cm), 45 (1) pp., illustrations. 101 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 20] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [1997]
    (24 cm), 46 pp., illustrations. 93 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - “In memory of Robert Fermor-Hesketh (1951-1997)”.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 21] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [1997?]
    (24 cm), 46 pp., illustrations. 133 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - “Remarkable and out of the way Italian books… mostly from the library of Cardinal Ludovico de Torres, Archbishop of Monreale in Sicily and architect of the alliance that brought about Lepanto” (from a notice in The Book Collector, Spring 1998, p.98).
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 22] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [1998]
    (24 cm), 53 (1) pp., illustrations. 111 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Includes (item 65, £1000) the Lyon counterfeit of the 1502 Aldine Lucan (Balthazar da Gabiano, c. 1502-1503), a presentation copy from Teodoro Trivulzio (1458-1532) to Bassiano da Ponte (Pontano) of Lodi; and (item 82) a heavily annotated copy of Alessandro Trajano Petronio, De aqua Tiberina (Rome 1552), described as the author’s own copy, corrected “for a second edition which never appeared”.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 23] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [1998?]
    (24 cm), 49 (1) pp., illustrations. 105 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 24] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [1999?]
    (24 cm), 50 pp., illustrations. 101 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Includes (item 73, £1500) Renouard’s copy of a Lyon edition of Philostratus, De vita Apollonii Tyanei, c. 1504-1505 (now recognized as a copy by Guillaume Huyon of one of Beroaldo’s editions, Bologna 1501 or 1505, and not an Aldine counterfeit).
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 25] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [1999?]
    (24 cm), 46 pp., illustrations. 87 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Includes books from the ‎Fürstlich Fürstenbergische Hofbibliothek at Donaueschingen, among them the 1533 Aldine Castiglione, Il libro del Cortegiano, in an Italian binding decorated with gilt cornerpieces and a lozenge containing an eagle.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 26] Continental books including the Aldine press

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [2000?]
    (24 cm), 44 (2) pp., illustrations. 103 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - About half of the Aldines (items 1-53) were formerly in the Landau library.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 27] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [2000?]
    (24 cm), 44 (2) pp., illustrations (including 2 in colour). 96 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Includes a copy of Annibale Caro, Apologia de gli Academici di Banchi di Roma (Parma: Seth Viotto, 1557), printed on blue paper, with a presentation inscription by the author to Marc’ Antonio Piccolomini (item 22, £10,000; re-offered in Catalogue 35, item 24, £8000; returned to the market, Christie’s, London, 11 July 2002, lot 67).
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 28] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [2000?]
    (24 cm), 50 pp., illustrations. 96 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 29] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [2001?]
    (24 cm), 44 (2) pp., illustrations. 90 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 30] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [2001?]
    (24 cm), 54 pp., illustrations. 92 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 31] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [2002?]
    (24 cm), 42 pp., illustrations. 87 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 32] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [2002?]
    (24 cm), 49 (1) pp., illustrations. 95 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 33] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [2004?]
    (24 cm), 54 pp., illustrations. 117 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 34] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [2004?]
    (24 cm), 50 pp., illustrations. 87 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Includes (item 8, £2500) a book from the library of Sir Thomas Hoby (Orlando furioso, Venice 1554), possibly acquired during his tour of Italy in 1553-1555.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 35] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [2004?]
    (24 cm), 66 pp., illustrations. 128 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Includes a presentation copy on blue paper of Apologia degli academici di Banchi di Roma contra M. Lodovico Castelvetro da Modena (Parma 1558) to Marc’ Antonio Piccolomini (1504-1579).
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 36] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [2005?]
    (24 cm), 54 pp., illustrations. 96 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 37] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [2005?]
    (24 cm), 51 (3) pp., illustrations. 108 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 38] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [2006?]
    (24 cm), 41 (1) pp., illustrations. 72 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Includes (item 49, £1500) a book printed on blue paper (Bonifacio Papafava’s Parole, Venice: Nicolò Moretti, [1596]).
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 39] Continental books including manuscripts

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [2006?]
    (24 cm), 46 pp., illustrations. 79 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 40] Continental books including manuscripts

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [2007?]
    (24 cm), 46 pp., illustrations. 98 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 41] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [2008?]
    (24 cm), [44] pp., illustrations. 73 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Includes (item 65, £28,000) the three-volume 1577-1578 Opera omnia of Augustinus Steucus, bound for Gian Federico Maduzzo, from the Landau library (subsequently offered in Quartich catalogue 1357, 2007, item 91, £30,000; returned to market in Reiss & Sohn, Königstein, 10 May 2011, lot 142; with Studio Bibliografico di Paolo Rambaldi in 2015).
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 42] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [2009]
    (24 cm), 44 pp., illustrations. 74 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 43] Continental books from the collection of John Bury

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, 2009
    (24 cm), 42 pp., illustrations. 134 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, numbered series: 44] Continental books

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [2011?]
    (24 cm), 49 (1) pp., illustrations (including one printed in 2 colours). 93 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, unnumbered series] Spring list

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [2012]
    (24 cm), (4) 42 (2) pp. 113 items; priced. Self-wrappers.
  • Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers (London)

    [Stock catalogues, unnumbered series] Summer list

    London, Hesketh & Ward Antiquarian Booksellers, [undated]
    (24 cm), (4) 19 (5) pp., illustrations. 54 items; priced. Self-wrappers.
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