Antique & Collectables Sale
on 5th September 2018
Lots: 348-397 of 620
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Lot 348
Arthur S. Sullivan: a letter fragment signed by the composer 'Mr Smithe is ill and I have to do all my own correspondence, your list of artists, orchestra etc appears to me to be very satisfactory and I have great pleasure in giving.... (verso) your letter of yesterday's date, yours very truely Arthur Sullivan, Henry Perrin Esq., St Michaels, Coventry'. The letter appears to have been written by another hand and signed by the composer
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 349
Arthur S. Sullivan: A signed letter by the composer on National Training School for Music headed paper (Kensington Gore, London S.W.) (crossed out) 'please send me a proof of the enclosed programme as soon as possible, when correct, it should be printed on the inside pages of the announcement of the concert, Arthur Sullivan 9 Albert Mansions S.W.'
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £150 - 200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £210
Lot 350
Arthur S. Sullivan: A Victorian leather bound autograph book presented to Emily November 29th 1895, mostly Leeds and Bradford related signatures, but also an Arthur Sullivan signature dated Leeds 1898 with inscribed rest bar 'with great expression' and other signatures of artists at the Leeds Festival dated 1901
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £200
Lot 351
Gilbert & Sullivan: Various cigarette and trade cards including Players, Ogdens and other related to Gilbert & Sullivan, their works and other noticeable figures
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £110
Lot 352
Gilbert & Sullivan: A miscellaneous collection of production photographs, modern postcards and greetings cards; and five P&O Menu cards with Ronald Searle design covers after Gilbert & Sullivan operas
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £170
Lot 353
Gilbert & Sullivan: Six lobby cards for 'The Story of Gilbert & Sullivan' London Films starring Robert Morley and Maurice Evans, a Cinegram brochure for the Mikado, a G&S Film starring John Barclay, Kenny Baker and Jean Colin; a press pack for USA release of Topsy Turvy, a Mike Leigh film, with a souvenir fan for the film
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 354
Arthur S. Sullivan: Two silk handkerchiefs printed with The Absent Minded Beggar with the words by Rudyard Kipling, a map of Southern Africa and a portrait of Lord Roberts another in cotton, and two brochures of The Absent Minded Beggar published by the Daily Mail
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £25
Lot 355
Postcards: Various artists and performers including Tommy Steele, John Ruskin, Bridgette Bardot, Lilly Langtry, Jules Matra, Marie Lloyd, Ethel Irving, Isabel Jay, Decima Moore, Ruth Vincent, Arthur Bourchier, Jessie Bateman and others (approx 130)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £75
Lot 356
Gilbert & Sullivan: Various postcards of early productions and performers, some signed and other postcards signed by performers, including Rutland Barrington, Gertrude Elliot, Nellie Melba, Ruth Vincent, Julia Neilson, Lilian Braithwaite, Mary Anderson, Decima Moore, Louie Pounds, Arthur Bourchier, Henry Lytton, Courtice Pounds, W.J. Penley (approx 140)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £120 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £200
Lot 357
Various: A collection of Victorian photographs, mainly of performers and artists, also dignitaries, Royalty, family portraits and topography, and two glass plates (approx 200)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £1100
Lot 358
Various including Arthur S. Sullivan: A large collection of Carte de Viste photographs including Arthur Sullivan, Guiseppe Verdi, Richard Wagner, other composers, Charles Dickens, politicians, performers and other portraits (approx 300)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £5500
Lot 359
Theatre Posters: Various from West End Productions including Singin' in the Rain (Tommy Steele) Little Me, West Side Story and others (17)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £10 - 15 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £10
Lot 360
Theatre Posters: Seven 19th century theatre bills including Theatre Royal Covent Garden Feb 18th 1825 (Judas Maccabaeus), Theatre Royal New Adelphi (Helen- Jacques Offenbach) Theatre Royal Drury Lane, and Her Majesty's Theatre Haymarket; four Italian theatre bills, Teatro Costanzi, Roma, 1920s for Pucinni works and other Pucinni related posters
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £65
Lot 361
Gilbert & Sullivan: Theatre posters for Tarantara! Tarantara! by Ian Taylor, one signed by cast (8) and reproductions of vintage Gilbert & Sullivan posters and covers (6) (14)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 362
Gilbert & Sullivan: A collection of late 20th century D'Oyly Carte production posters, including Sadlers Wells, 1964 onwards (20)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 363
Gilbert & Sullivan: A 1930s theatre poster for The Mikado or The Town of Titipu 77cm x 51cm and another for The Gondoliers (2)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £42
Lot 364
Gilbert & Sullivan: A 1930 theatre poster for HMS Pinafore or The Lass That Loved a Sailor, and a D'Oyly Carte Opera poster for The Sorcerer designed by H.M Brock 77cm x 51cm (2)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £48
Lot 365
Gilbert & Sullivan: Two 1930s theatre posters for the Pirates of Penzance 77cm x 51cm (2)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £70
Lot 366
Gilbert & Sullivan: A 1920s theatre poster for The Yeomen of the Guard and another for a later production depicting a clown (2) 77cm x 51cm
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia

Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 367
Gilbert & Sullivan: A collection of late 20th century production theatre posters including ENO (The Mikado, Patience and Princess Ida) (33)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £12
Lot 368
Gilbert & Sullivan: A set of theatre posters for the 1960s D'Oyly Carte productions at Sadler's Wells Theatre, designed by Goffin, with programme sheet (10)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £80 - 120 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £80
Lot 369
Gilbert & Sullivan: Theatre posters for The Yeomen of the Guard, D'Oyly Carte, designed by Dudley Hardy, 77cm x 51cm (3)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £70 - 100 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £42
Lot 370
Gilbert & Sullivan: Theatre posters for The Yeomen of the Guard, D'Oyly Carte, designed by Dudley Hardy, 77cm x 51cm (2)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 371
Gilbert & Sullivan: A 1920s theatre poster for The Gondoliers, and another for Haddon Hall 77cm x 51cm
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 372
Gilbert & Sullivan: A 1930s theatre poster for Iolanthe, 77cm x 51cm and another for the same opera (2)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 373
Gilbert & Sullivan: a 1930s theatre poster for the D' Oyly Carte production of The Lucky Star, designed by Dudley Hardy, and another for The Sorcerer designed by HM Brook (2) 77cm x 51cm
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £150
Lot 374
Gilbert & Sullivan: Two 1930s theatre posters for the D'Oyly Carte production of The Sorcerer. designed by H.M Brook, 77cm x 51cm (2)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £85
Lot 375
Postcards: A large collection of postcards, mostly topographical, including views of London, theatres, and the continent
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £380
Lot 376
Music Scores: a collection of 19th century music scores including Don Giovanni, The Secret Mine, Quadrille de Punch, Away with Melancholy (M. Mozart) La Polka Qaudrille par Musard and others (19)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 377
Music scores: Various music scores for works by Paolo Tosti and Giacomo Puccini (53)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £40 - 60 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £20
Lot 378
Music scores: various music scores including Guisseppe Verdi, Donezetti and others, some 19th century and early 20th century (approx 80)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £190
Lot 379
Books: A Philips Map of London for Visitors, 1877, hardbacked (as found); The Panorana of London by T. Allen, 1830 (rebound); Musical Haunts in London by F.G Edwards; The City Temple, Past Present and Future and a reprint of the Grand Panorama of London (5)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £35
Lot 380
Books: Groves Dictionary of Music and Musicians; The Mirror of Music 1844-1944 by Percy A. Scholes and other books on music and other subjects (two boxes)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £32
Lot 381
Books: La Folle Journée ou le Marriage de Figaro, comedie en cinq actes, en prose par M. De Beaumarchais, first performed 27 April 1784, published by Chez Rualt 1785, leather bound; La Sacerdotessa D' Irminsul, Melodramma Eroico in Due Atti, Giovanni Pacini, 1821 (rebound) and Armida, Dramma Per Musica, Torino 1805 (rebound) (3)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £120 - 180 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £60
Lot 382
A collection of bookplates, 19th century onwards, portraits, theatres, topographical and others
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £140
Lot 383
Gilbert & Sullivan and Others: A commemorative programme for a performance in aid of The King George's Pension Fund for Actors and Actresses, Her Majesty's Theatre February 7th 1962; programme for Patriotic Band Festival late 20th century Gilbert & Sullivan programmes; Leeds Centenary Musical Festival 1958 programme; Play Pictorial magazines and others
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 384
Theatre Programmes: Sixteen programmes for The Royal Lyceum Theatre, under the management of Henry Irving, including a first night performance for the Dean's Daughter and a St James's Theatre programme for A Patron Saint, under the management and performed by Rutland Barrington (17)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £30
Lot 385
W.S. Gilbert: A collection of theatre programmes for plays written by Gilbert including Pygmalion and Galatea and Comedy & Tragedy at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Palace of Truth at the Prince's Theatre (Jan 18th 1884), Sweethearts at the Prince of Wales's Royal Theatre, and others (16)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £48
Lot 386
Theatre Programmes: A Jubilee Commemoration programme for Ellen Terry at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, June 12th 1906 including a performance of Trial By Jury; a testimonial performance for Mr Compton at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane 1st March 1877; a programme of the Special Performance given by her brother and sister artists to Miss Linda Thompson at the Lyceum Theatre May 2nd 1899; and prompts copy of Good For Nothing, performed at the Gaiety Theatre Strand, published by Thomas Hailes Lacy
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £50 - 70 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £55
Lot 387
Theatre Programmes: A collection of various London Theatre programmes from the 1850s to the 1950s including The Gaiety Theatre, Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Lyceum Theatre, Lyric Theatre, Globe Theatre, Trafalgar Square Theatre, Prince of Wales Theatre, The Garrick Theatre, The London Pavilion and others (approx 70)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £380
Lot 388
Theatre Programmes: An original production programme for The Mousetrap at the Ambassadors Theatre with Sheila Sim, Richard Attenborough and John Paul, The New Play by Agatha Christie
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £22
Lot 389
Theatre Programmes: French Programmes including Folies Bergere 2 October 1894, 28 October 1895, 15 April 1894, 1906-1907 and others (7)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £28
Lot 390
Theatre Programme: A Liverpool Olympia programme for October 25th 1909, the second act being 'The World-Famous Houdini' 'Everybody Invited to bring their own Padlocks'
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £120
Lot 391
Theatre Programme: A St James's Theatre programme for the original performance of Lady Windermere's Fan by Oscar Wilde, dated in ink Wednesday 13th July 1892 (the first performance of the play was on 20th February 1892), and a photograph of the lead actors in the play (2)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £20 - 30 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £140
Lot 392
Theatre tickets: A miscellaneous collection of tickets including Leeds Musical Festival Messiah Sept 11 1858, and again October 10th 1901; Sadler's Wells 1830; Triennial Handel Festival Crystal Palace June 26th 1865 and other ephemera
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £30 - 40 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £170
Lot 393
Theatre Ephemera: Various theatre tickets, cards, clippings and 35mm slides related to the theatre
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £30 - 50 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £45
Lot 394
Autographs: A collection of letters and autographs including Bridget D'Oyly Carte, Doris Zinkeisen, Rt Reverand Willian Walsham (Bishop of Wakefield 1894), German Reed (on Garrick Club paper introducing Arthur Lauriston to the Criterion Theatre Company) Nina Grieg (wife of Edward), Roberto Randepper (with two bars of music 'Peacefully Slumber' March 4 1894), Louis Cbeo, Jno. Buckstone (Theatre Royal Haymarket), Donald Swann, Edith Wynne (March 18 1874), Ken Dodd, Henry Moore, Paolo Tosti, William Boosey and others
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £600
Lot 395
Autographs: a collection of letters and autographs inlcuding 7th Earl of Shaftsbury 1801-1885, a letter from the novelist Violet Schift, Jack Hylton, August Manns (on Crystal Palace Company letterhead, dated August 29th 1886), George Temple (on Junior Garrick Club letterhead), Henry Wood, M.R. Buckstone, Rutland Barrington Nov. 1896, mainly theatre and music (approx 150)
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £700
Lot 396
Photographs: A collection of portraits and other photographs, mainly composers, actors and authors, including Bridgette Bardot, Dimtry Shostakovich, Leonard Bernstein, Victor Hugo, Peter Sellers, Eartha Kitt, Michael Tippett, Tommy Steele, Henry Moore, Elvis Prestley, Thomas Hardy, Jules Verne, and Victorian musicians and composers
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £60 - 80 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £170
Lot 397
Autographs: Edward Edgar, signed letter on Craeg Lea headed paper (Birchwood Lodge crossed out) 'To George Carr of Malvern ' I saw R...t? today and the foursome is off as he can't get away, yours ever' with envelope dated March 7 1902
Part of the late Peter Joslin collection of Gilbert & Sullivan and Theatre memorabilia
Estimate:  £100 - 150 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £190
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