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Wolfman.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £1,800.00

Seller ID: 37787


Original drawing. Pen and Ink. 7 x 9¾ inches. One of over 40 original drawings and sketches currently for sale, the property of Clare Peake, Mervyn Peake’s daughter which we have been commissioned to sell on her behalf. Each one is accompanied by a certificate of provenance and authenticity signed by Clare Peake. A catalogue is available in PDF form free of charge on request. View more info

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Happy Man.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £1,200.00

Seller ID: 37788


Original drawing. Pen and Ink. 7 x 9½ inches. One of over 40 original drawings and sketches currently for sale, the property of Clare Peake, Mervyn Peake’s daughter which we have been commissioned to sell on her behalf. Each one is accompanied by a certificate of provenance and authenticity signed by Clare Peake. A catalogue is available in PDF form free of charge on request. View more info

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Blue and Green.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £2,200.00

Seller ID: 37789


Original drawing. Pastel and chalk? 7 x 5½ inches. One of over 40 original drawings and sketches currently for sale, the property of Clare Peake, Mervyn Peake’s daughter which we have been commissioned to sell on her behalf. Each one is accompanied by a certificate of provenance and authenticity signed by Clare Peake. A catalogue is available in PDF form free of charge on request. View more info

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Quilp.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £2,100.00

Seller ID: 37790


Original drawing. Pencil. 9 x 10½ inches. Although his drawings for Dicken's Bleak House are well-known, this is the only example that I have found of an illustration for another Dickens title, this time a character from 'The Old Curiosity Shop.' One of over 40 original drawings and sketches currently for sale, the property of Clare Peake, Mervyn Peake’s daughter which we have been commissioned to sell on her behalf. Each one is accompanied ... View more info

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Conical Hat.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £2,200.00

Seller ID: 37791


Original drawing. Pen and ink. 9 x 11½ inches. One of over 40 original drawings and sketches currently for sale, the property of Clare Peake, Mervyn Peake’s daughter which we have been commissioned to sell on her behalf. Each one is accompanied by a certificate of provenance and authenticity signed by Clare Peake. A catalogue is available in PDF form free of charge on request. View more info

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Dancing Man.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £2,200.00

Seller ID: 37792


Original drawing. Pen and ink. 9 x 11½ inches. One of over 40 original drawings and sketches currently for sale, the property of Clare Peake, Mervyn Peake’s daughter which we have been commissioned to sell on her behalf. Each one is accompanied by a certificate of provenance and authenticity signed by Clare Peake. A catalogue is available in PDF form free of charge on request. View more info

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Cobo Bay, Guernsey.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £4,500.00

Publisher: 1934.:

Seller ID: 37988


Oil on canvas, unframed. Signed and dated 1934. 24 x 20 inches In 1934 whilst Peake was on Sark, he gained a reputation as a portrait artist and occasionally travelled to Guernsey to fulfil commissions. In 1934 he painted sisters, Barbara and Audrey Brown and it is from their house on Cobo Road that this landscape view was painted. It is reproduced in G. Peter Winnington Mervyn Peake's Vast Alchemies. Peter Owen, 2009. [revised illustrated edition] View more info

The Drawings of Mervyn Peake.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £450.00

Publisher: Grey Walls Press, 1949.:

Seller ID: 37993


1st Edition. 1st issue. Original cloth, spine lettered in gilt, now rather dull. Very Good in worn and browned dust wrapper. Signed by Peake on the end paper with an additional presentation inscription on the following page “Doreen with love from Mervyn Chelsea. 1951.” PiP A7a View more info

Rhymes Without Reason.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1944.:

Seller ID: 37996


1st Edition. Very Good in sllightly worn dust wrapper with large chip to top of the front panel. PiP A3a View more info

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Four Letters to [Helene] Lanie [Bruce].

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £2,500.00

Publisher: 1931 - 52.:

Seller ID: 37997


A rare opportunity to acquire a series of four original letters from Mervyn Peake to one of his intimate and long-standing friends [Helene] Lanie Bruce spanning the years 1931 to 1952. 1. Dated November the first 1931. Three page letter written one side only. A long intimate and chatty letter enthusing about his first visit to Sark to visit his friend and old teacher Eric Drake who was trying to establish an artists' colony on Sark. This letter predates what was pr... View more info

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Captain Slaughterboard Drops Anchor.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £2,200.00

Publisher: Country Life, 1939.:

Seller ID: 38072


1st Edition. A little wear to the spine and ever so slightly shaken in an extensively professionally restored dust wrapper. From the collection of H.B. [Burgess] Drake. Drake was a schoolmaster at Eltham college during Peake's time there and became a friend. He was godfather to Peake's daughter Clare and Peake illustrated two of his books; The Book of Lyonne [1952] and The Oxford English Course for Secondary Schools, Book One [1957]. This is one of a number of ... View more info

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Captain Slaughterboard Drops Anchor.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £5,750.00

Publisher: Country Life, 1939.:

Seller ID: 38073


1st Edition. Original cloth backed boards, a little bruised at the head of the spine. Covers, early and last few pages browned. However, generally a Very Good copy in repaired and restored dust wrapper. Presentation copy inscribed “To John Hurry Armstrong with best wishes from his friend Mervyn.” and additionally signed in full at the foot of the end paper. John Armstrong was the nephew of Leslie Hurry, artist and theatre designer. Hurry was a friend, fello... View more info

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Mervyn Peake Exhibition at City of Westminster Public Library.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £30.00

Publisher: 22 January to 24 February 1968.:

Seller ID: 38199


Single sheet, 7½ x 5½ inches. Fine. “A comprehensive exhibition covering Peake’s work as novelist, playwright, poet and illustrator, including original drawings and manuscripts of the Titus Groan Trilogy.” The first major exhibition with 2 previously unpublished drawings on the handbill. View more info

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Bookplate. Ex Libris N. Asherson.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £45.00

Publisher: [1951]:

Seller ID: 38202


Loose bookplate, probably removed from a book. Peake’s only known bookplate design, produced for Nehemiah Asherson, an ear specialist who treated Peake’s wife and children. View more info

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Theatre Programme. Man and Superman, by Bernard Shaw.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £80.00

Publisher: King’s Theatre, 1946.:

Seller ID: 38203


4 page programme with a drawing by Peake on the front cover. View more info

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Theatre Programme. Man and Superman, by Bernard Shaw.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £50.00

Publisher: King’s Theatre, 1946.:

Seller ID: 38204


4 page programme with a drawing by Peake on the front cover. Inscription in red ink at head of front cover. View more info

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Theatre Programme. The Insect Play, by the Brothers Capek.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Little Theatre, [1936]:

Seller ID: 38205


Mervyn Peake’s costume designs were first used in a 1932 production and used again for this production. The programme reproduces a drawing by Peake on the front cover. His designs were very well received by the press, and two of the designs were illustrated in the London Mercury the same year. View more info

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Adolf Hitler ‘Self Portrait’

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £4,250.00

Publisher: c. 1940.:

Seller ID: 38280


Ink wash, white water colour on blue paper. 11 x 8 inches, mounted, framed and glazed. From Peake's imaginary portfolio by the artist Hitler. When his application to join the War Artists’ Advisory Commission was shelved “...he imagined a propaganda leaflet in the form of a portfolio of pictures by the artist Hitler. The titles were conventional, such as ‘Mother and Child’ or ‘Landscape with Figures’, but they depicted a woman m... View more info

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Swans Die and a Tower Falls.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Chalfont St. Peter: The Grasshopper Press, 1973.:

Seller ID: 38485


Broadside. Single sheet, Fine. Limited to 100 numbered copies. A poem first printed in The Glassblowers p.12, reset from a signed typescript – the signature and the address, “Chalet, Sark, Channel Islands” (in Peake’s handwriting), being reproduced at the foot of the poem. Printed on hand-made paper by the Van Duren Press PiP Broadside View more info

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Mr. Pye.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £750.00

Publisher: William Heinemann, 1953.:

Seller ID: 38577


1st Edition. Fine in dust wrapper very slightly rubbed and with a small brownish mark on the spine Signed by the author on the end paper. PiP A10a View more info