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Wells, Herbert George (1866-1946) The Door in the Wall , Illustrated by Alvin Langdon Coburn (1882-1966)

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
412
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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

Description:

Wells, Herbert George (1866-1946) The Door in the Wall, Illustrated by Alvin Langdon Coburn (1882-1966) New York & London: Mitchell Kennerley, 1911 [Typeset by Bertha Goudy (1869-1935) in New York and printed by Norman T.A. Munder & Co. in Baltimore].
One of 600 copies printed on French handmade paper, illustrated by Coburn with ten tipped-in illustrations after his photographs, in publisher's half cloth and paper boards, stamped in gold on the front board, paper label on spine, with the remnants of the original slipcase, all large pieces present, no longer intact, 14 1/2 x 10 3/4 in.
Estimate $700-900


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Alvin Langdon Coburn, Herbert George, Mitchell Kennerley, Bertha Goudy, London, Norman T.A. Munder & Co.

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