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James, Henry (1843-1916)

Auction:
2483
Lot:
393
Sold for:
$652$550

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

Description:

James, Henry (1843-1916), Twelve first edition titles in thirteen volumes, comprising: The Ambassadors, London: Methuen & Co., 1903, red cloth; The Better Sort, London: Methuen & Co., 1903, red cloth matching the previous; William Wetmore Story and his Friends, Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1903, in two volumes, blue cloth; Notes of a Son & Brother, London: Macmillan and Co., 1914, blue cloth with dust jacket; The Ivory Tower, London: W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., 1917, blue cloth; and seven others, all cloth, 8vo, (overall bumping, chipping, looseness, and toning).
Estimate $300-500

the seven others as follows:
French Poets and Novelists, London: 1878 (hinges with tears)
Watch and Ward, Boston: 1878, red-brown cloth w/ red stained edges
Julia Bride, NY and London, 1909 (September), red cloth
A London Life, London, 1889, one volume, blue cloth
Essays in London and Elsewhere, London, 1893, salmon cloth
Tales of Three Cities, London, 1884, green cloth
The Sense of the Past, New York, 1917, putty cloth, with dust jacket

Keywords

London, Methuen & Co., William Wetmore Story, Ambassadors, William Blackwood and Sons, The Ivory Tower, Macmillan and Co., W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., Julia Bride, Book design

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