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Auction:
2483
Lot:
350
Sold for:
$148$125

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

Description:

(Fine Press), Six titles in seven volumes, three Limited Editions Club: The Little Flowers of saint Francis of Assisi, New York, 1930, numbered 1210 of 1500 copies, signed by the illustrator, Paolo Molnar, cloth; Thackeray, Vanity Fair, Oxford: Limited Editions Club/Oxford University Press, 1931, in two volumes, numbered 1208 of 1500 copies signed by the illustrator, John Austen, half cloth with dustjacket; Robynson, Utopia, 1934, half vellum, slipcased; three Cheshire House: Irving, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, New York: 1931, cloth, slipcased; Poe, The Fall of the House of Usher, 1931, cloth, (slipcase broken); Carroll, Through the Looking-glass, 1931, cloth; all 4to, (minor browning, slipcases worn).
Estimate $200-400

Keywords

Limited Editions Club, Francis of Assisi, Paolo Molnar, Vanity Fair, Oxford University, John Austen, Oxford, Limited Editions Club/Oxford University Press, The Fall of the House of Usher, Usher, Book design, Bookbinding, Slipcase

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