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Auction:
2483
Lot:
262A
Sold for:
$119$100

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

(Century...), The Century Guild Hobby Horse, London: Chiswick Press, two volumes, comprising Volume I, Number 4, 1886, with folding plate of the verse "Little Tom the Sailor" with image by William Blake, and article titled "Some Notes on Dante Gabriel Rossetti" by Frederic Shield, embossed brown morocco by M. Bowie (no titlepages, hinges strengthened, some browning), and Volume VI, 1891, with illustrations by Selwyn Image, and designs by Herbert P. Horne, half vellum, (binding cracked at spine, bumped, heavily chipped, minor soiling and handling wear), both 4to.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

London, Chiswick Press, Frederic Shield, Herbert P. Horne, William Blake, Sailor, Book design, Bookbinding, Horne, Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

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