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Image for Seascape. [Probably the Sussex Coast] Original Watercolour.

Seascape. [Probably the Sussex Coast] Original Watercolour.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: 1930s.:

Seller ID: 38610


Watercolour on paper, in modern mount. 6¾ x 9½ inches plus mount. Inscribed “For Judy from Uncle Mervyn”, additionally signed Peake. From the collection of the artist’s niece Judith Bland [née Peake]. View more info

Image for Farm in the Rain. [Probably in or near Burpham, Sussex] Original watercolour.

Farm in the Rain. [Probably in or near Burpham, Sussex] Original watercolour.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: April, 1931.:

Seller ID: 38611


Watercolour on paper, in modern mount. 5 x 8 inches plus mount. A little scratch on the surface with a small hole. Signed and dated by the author. From the collection of the artist’s niece Judith Bland [née Peake]. Peake’s parents lived in Burpham. View more info

Image for Houseboat. [Probably on the Sussex Coast]. Original watercolour.

Houseboat. [Probably on the Sussex Coast]. Original watercolour.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £1,500.00

Publisher: 1930s.:

Seller ID: 38612


Watercolour on paper, in modern mount. 4¾ x 6½ inches plus mount. Inscribed “for Judy”, additionally signed by the artist. From the collection of the artist’s niece Judith Bland [née Peake]. View more info

Image for Boats on the Estuary. [Probably the Sussex Coast] Original watercolour.

Boats on the Estuary. [Probably the Sussex Coast] Original watercolour.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £1,000.00

Publisher: 1930s:

Seller ID: 38613


Watercolour on paper, in modern mount. 4¾ x 6½ inches plus mount. Small loss to bottom edge. Signed in full by the artist. From the collection of the artist’s niece Judith Bland [née Peake]. View more info

Image for Bird. Original drawing.

Bird. Original drawing.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £2,250.00

Publisher: [1956]:

Seller ID: 38614


Black chalk on paper, mounted on board. 8½ x 4¾ inches. Unsigned. Reproduced on p. 109 of the Drawings of Mervyn Peake. Davis-Poynter, 1974. From the collection of the artist’s niece Judith Bland [née Peake]. View more info

Image for The Hermit. Original drawing.

The Hermit. Original drawing.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £2,100.00

Publisher: [1946]:

Seller ID: 38615


Pen and ink on paper. 13 x 9 inches. Signed “Peake”. The sheet has been torn in half horizontally and professionally repaired and cleaned. The repair is expert but noticeable. A variant drawing for Maurice Collis A Quest for Sita, 1946. p. 44. From the collection of the artist’s daughter Clare. View more info

Image for The Bathers. Original drawing.

The Bathers. Original drawing.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £1,950.00

Publisher: January, 1936.:

Seller ID: 38616


Pen and ink on paper. 9½ x 7 inches. Signed and dated by the artist. From the collection of the artist’s daughter Clare. View more info

Image for House in the Country. [Probably Burpham, Sussex] Original oil painting.

House in the Country. [Probably Burpham, Sussex] Original oil painting.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £1,750.00

Publisher: 1930.:

Seller ID: 38617


Oil on board. 12 x 13¾ inches. Signed and dated. An early work painted when he was just 19 and studying at the Royal Academy Schools. From the collection of the artist’s niece Judith Bland [née Peake]. View more info

Image for Adolf Hitler ‘Self Portrait: Father and Son.’

Adolf Hitler ‘Self Portrait: Father and Son.’

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £4,250.00

Publisher: 1940.:

Seller ID: 38618


Ink wash, heightened with white, on blue paper. 11½ x 8¼ inches. 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 depicte... View more info

Image for Girl in Pain.

Girl in Pain.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn

Price: £3,250.00

Publisher: c. 1950.:

Seller ID: 39574


Original drawing. Pen and ink and ink wash. 390 x 200 mm. Mounted and framed in a contemporary frame with gilt edged mount. A striking three quarter length portrait, possibly of his wife, Maeve Gilmore, who he drew and painted hundreds of times. View more info

Poetry Quarterly.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn contributes

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Spring, 1948.:

Seller ID: 32181


Peake contributes three poems, ‘Truths have no Separate Fires but from their Welding,’ ‘O This Estrangement Forms a Distance Vaster,’ and ‘Poem.’ All were reprinted in The Glassblowers [1950], the second with revisions. View more info

Image for The Past Must Alter, by A.J. Guerard.

The Past Must Alter, by A.J. Guerard.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn dust wrapper design

Price: £180.00

Publisher: Longmans, 1937.:

Seller ID: 34274


1st Edition. Very Good in slightly worn dust wrapper. The wrapper has an old adhesive residue from the removal of adhesive covering. Consequently it is not the best copy but only the third that I have seen. Peake’s earliest dust wrapper design. View more info

Harlequin Phoenix, by Thelma Niklaus.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustates

Price: £35.00

Publisher: The Bodley Head, 1956.:

Seller ID: 37992


1st Edition, 1st issue in red cloth. Fine in dust wrapper with a short closed tear to the front panel. Front and spine panel of the dust wrapper by Peake, with a frontispiece reproducing the front panel. View more info

Image for Ride a Cock-Horse and Other Nursery Rhymes.

Ride a Cock-Horse and Other Nursery Rhymes.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £550.00

Publisher: Chatto and Windus, 1940.:

Seller ID: 32100


1st Edition. Ist issue without the dedication ‘For Sebastian’ on the page following the contents. Fine in browned and slightly rubbed dust wrapper with a short closed tear to the rear panel. At the last minute Peake had the book dedicated to Sebastian and some early copies were issued without. PiP B1a View more info

Ride a Cock-Horse and Other Nursery Rhymes.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Chatto and Windus, 1940.:

Seller ID: 32101


1st Edition. 2nd issue with the dedication ‘For Sebastian’ on the page following the contents. Very Good in slightly rubbed dust wrapper with a few short closed tears. PiP B1a View more info

The Hunting of the Snark; an Agony in Eight Fits, by Lewis Carroll.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Chatto and Windus, 1941.:

Seller ID: 32104


Deluxe edition. This edition bound in pink cloth with slightly rubbed and browned dust wrapper. 1400 copies of this edition were printed, fewer than the Zodiac edition. PiP B2c View more info

The Adventures of the Young Soldier in Search of the Better World, by C.E.M. Joad.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber, 1943.:

Seller ID: 32106


1st Edition. Very Good in browned and chipped dust wrapper. PiP B3a View more info

Image for All This and Bevin Too, by Quentin Crisp.

All This and Bevin Too, by Quentin Crisp.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Nicholson & Watson, 1943.:

Seller ID: 32108


1st Edition. Wrappers as issued. Just a little wear at the head of the spine otherwise a Very Good copy. Notoriously fragile, the spine is very susceptible to wear. PiP B4a View more info

Of Ravana the Dark Angel and His Paradise at Lanka. Quest for Sita, of Hanuman and the Divine Vultures Jatayus and Sampati, by Maurice Collis.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £320.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber, 1946.:

Seller ID: 32128


1st Edition. A sumptuous edition, Fine in slightly browned and a little chipped dust wrapper. Loosely inserted is the printed slip ‘This edition, printed on hand-made paper is limited to 500 copies for sale.’ PiP B9a View more info

Of Ravana the Dark Angel and His Paradise at Lanka. Quest for Sita, of Hanuman and the Divine Vultures Jatayus and Sampati, by Maurice Collis.

By: PEAKE, Mervyn illustrates

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber, 1946.:

Seller ID: 32129


1st Edition. A sumptuous edition, Very Good in badly torn and chipped dust wrapper. Loosely inserted is the printed slip ‘This edition, printed on hand-made paper is limited to 500 copies for sale.’ PiP B9a View more info