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November 15, 2015 11:00 AMCalender

Reed, John (1887-1920) Sangar: The Mad Recreant Knight of the West , First Edition, Inscribed Copy.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2865B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 15, 2015 11:00AM


Reed, John (1887-1920) Sangar: The Mad Recreant Knight of the West, First Edition, Inscribed Copy. Hillacre, Riverside, CT: Frederick C. Bursch, 1913.
Octavo, limited edition, dedicated to fellow journalist and mentor Lincoln Steffens (1866-1936) with his portrait frontispiece; signed and inscribed to American dramatist and poet Percy MacKaye (1875-1956) on ffep; with a typed letter signed by Reed to MacKaye inserted; deckle edges throughout, in publisher's paper binding and slipcase, case slightly toned with a small crack, 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 in.

Provenance: the collection of Percy MacKaye (1875-1956), by descent to Marion MacKaye Ober.
Estimate $500-700

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Percy MacKaye, Riverside, Frederick C. Bursch, Lincoln Steffens, fellow journalist, poet, Marion MacKaye