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Bennett, Arnold (1867-1931)

Auction:
2256
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$1,998$1,700

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2256
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 21, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Bennett, Arnold (1867-1931), Autograph manuscript signed with initials on title page, Venus Rising from the Sea, title page dated London, 1929, ninety-seven pages, neatly written and maintained in a small three-ring binder, with an asterisk in the margin for each 100 words, the last page inscribed "23,200 London 14.5.29," each chapter heading with large red initial, each sheet 8 by 5 in., with half leather and cloth clam box; together with a copy of Venus Rising from the Sea, London: Cassell & Company, 1931, cloth with slip case, one of 350, illustrated and signed by E. McKnight Kaufer, (minor wear).
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

Venus Rising, London, Cassell & Company, Asterisk, Autograph, Sexuality in ancient Rome, Venus

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