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Auction:
2483
Lot:
388
Sold for:
$119$100

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

Description:

(Illustrators, 20th Century), Two titles: Ward, Lynd, Madman's Drum, New York: Jonathan Cape, 1930, first edition, original pictorial board with dust jacket, 8vo; Balfour, Ronald, Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, New York: Dodd Mead and Company, 1920, pictorial cloth, thirty-eight plates, 4to, (first with sunned spine and chipped jacket, second with frayed and bumped covers).
Estimate $300-400

first with sunned spine and chipped jacket, second with frayed and bumped covers

Keywords

Jonathan Cape, Omar Khayyam, Book design, Bookbinding, Horse racing, Medieval literature, Persian literature, Printing, Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

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