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Craig, Edward Gordon (1872-1966) Twelve Proofs of Illustrations for Robinson Crusoe , February 1939.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
179
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Craig, Edward Gordon (1872-1966) Twelve Proofs of Illustrations for Robinson Crusoe, February 1939.
The proofs and early states of the woodcuts printed on lightweight tissue, mounted in a small handmade single-signature book, with rough blue paper covers, a handwritten title page in Craig's hand, signed, with a dedication to Percy MacKaye, with the original mailing envelope, each proof signed, inscribed to MacKaye, and numbered with a note on the state and number of copies printed, 5 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.

From the collection of Percy MacKaye (1875-1956), by descent to Marion MacKaye Ober.
Estimate $600-800


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Percy MacKaye, Edward Gordon, Crusoe, Marion MacKaye

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