A rail of vintage clothing including a lady's ivory silk wedding dresses, sequinned evening dresses, separates, faux fur jackets, also gents' jackets and suits including dress suits, along with ladies' and gents' accessories including shoes, handbags, hats, ties, scarves, etc. [hall rail and boxes around]
A rail of vintage ladies' clothing including a Liberty skirt and Liberty prints, a Frank Usher dress, other print dresses, separates, coats etc. and a box of assorted accessories [upstairs rail by door and box below]
An early Murray Arbeid corset dress in blue with pleated and ruffled tiers, with full petticoat, and letter of authenticity (in office), and another 1950s strapless dress in black with gold decoration [rail top of stairs]
A large sea grass basket containing a brown sheepskin throw with woollen blanket backing, a large oval green velvet fringed table cloth and a padded circular tablecloth with ruffles [upstairs end shelves]
Two Trussardi gents' overcoats, a W&H Giddens black overcoat and a David Meyer puffa jacket, also a small collection of gents' clothing including Fred Perry shirts, a jumper, etc. [upstairs rail by silver shelves and floor below]
Five vintage Gollies including a large girl Golly, also a small collection of vintage children's books including Enid Blyton's Golly book, Billy Bunter, Tanglewood Tales by Hawthorne illustrated by Edmund Dulac, etc. [upstairs shelves]
A good collection of vintage children's books, mainly 1950s and some first editions, including Enid Blyton's Famous Five, Secret Seven, Adventure, Clicky and Brer Rabbit stories, Tales at Bedtime, Chimney Corner Stories, The Magic Faraway Tree, The Boy Next door, The Aventures of Pip and of Binky and Flip, and others, also Richmal Crompton's William stories, Laura Lee Hope's Bobbsey Twins stories, Biggles, Jennings, Billy Bunter and others [upstairs floor top of stairs]
Five issues of Visionaire magazine, issues 18: Fashion Special Louis Vuitton, 21: The Diamond Issue, 23: The Emperor’s New Clothes Karl Lagerfeld, 37: Vreeland Memos, and 44: Toys, all in original packaging [shelves top of stairs]
Two boxes of records, one of 12 in mainly LPs from the 1950s and 60s, including Peter Sellers and Sophia Loren, Ray Conniff, musicals, easy listening, etc., also a small collection of 78 rpm records. [under silver plate shelves]
Six boxes of assorted books, mainly fiction and biographies, including Duncan Grant by Frances Spalding, Model by Michael Gross, Dangerous Muse The Life of Lady Caroline Blackwood by Nancy Schoenberger, etc. [table by door]
A collection of Karl Lagerfeld books, including Waterdance, Bodywave, Off the Record, Villa Jako – A German House, Tadao Ando – Vitra House, also inscribed copies of Off The Record, The House in the Trees, Karl Lagerfeld L’Achilleion, Karl Lagerfeld Photographer, Karl Lagerfeld A Fashion Journal by Anna Piaggi, and other books relating to his career.
Karl Lagerfeld. An archive of studio and personal papers, including a large quantity of original designs, some with signatures, and facsimile designs, studio photographs, furniture designs, folders of various Fendi fashion shows, folders of Chanel fashion shows, including personal arrangement details for hotels and the like, Villa Jako sketch and note pads, one detailing arrangements for the Karl Lagerfeld Scholarship 1997, etc.; also unused drawing pads, a small selection of colour/material swatches, a framed 1920s embroidered picture of an 18th century lady and gentleman signed RK, a framed Egon Schiele print, etc.
Karl Lagerfeld. A framed fashion cartoon in colour and felt tip pen, signed ‘love Karl’, inscribed: ‘If they think they will be taller than I am – they will see!’ (300 x 210 mm); together with a print of a rose overdrawn in magenta pen with a lady in profile and titled by hand ‘Coco Chanel Suite’, and signed, presumed by Karl Lagerfeld and dated 86 (245 x 190 mm), framed and glazed; and a black and white studio photograph of posing models, mounted on an oval painted wood frame and inscribed ‘C’etait la “Fete du Travail”/love/Karl’ (240 x 180 mm) (3)
Karl Lagerfeld. A personal sketch book of Karl Lagerfeld comprising perforated sheets within hard red covers applied with personal Karl Lagerfeld and monogrammed label, the first 17 pages with coloured sketches of operatic characters in costume of the early 18th century, the first sheet signed KL, nine pages with handwritten comments in French, circa 1992 (each page 300 x 210 mm), the flyleaf inscribed by Lagerfeld in ballpoint pen with personal dedication and dated nov. 92