Ken Spelman Books Ltd

PO Box 807, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 0PF

Contacts: Tony Fothergill

Art, manuscripts, ephemera, landscape, gardening, Grand Tour, Italy, general antiquarian.
Cataloguing work undertaken, consultancy, commission sales for clients, valuations for insurance and probate.

Exhibitor's Highlights

YORKSHIRE WOLDS. An attractive and very accomplished mid-19th century sketchbook


Satire - The Reclaimed Prostitute. c1785.


Satire - Parisian Courtezan c1785


The Fairy-Land of Science. 1881


Town and Window Gardening. 1879.


Beauty in Common Things. Illustrated by twelve drawings from nature by Mrs. J.W. Whymper. 1874.


Conversations on Botany. 1840


Handwritten letter dated September 27th, 1830


"Anna Caterina Bischi Angeletti".


A lithographed trade-card listing Wines in Bottle, and Rhenish Wines. c1845.


The Speech of Lieutenant- General Hale, in favour of the people. York 1785.


Chapters in an Adventurous Life. Sir Richard Church in Italy and Greece.


Marcus Ward


Leyton, Norfolk. circa 1830


Original watercolour designs for Furniture


The Diary of Joseph Farington (complete)


Two original paintings


Card with coloured collage.


Wordsworth & Coleridge just "working class" poets who restored the ballad


c1830 - large coloured lithograph


Anecdotes of Painting in England. 1786.