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3482T Marlborough
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Six Signed/Limited Edition Works.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3482T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 02, 2020 12:00PM


Six Signed/Limited Edition Works. Huxley, Aldous (1894-1963), Arabia Infelix and other Poems, New York: The Fountain Press, 1929, quarter-bound in blue cloth with yellow paper, one of 692 copies signed by the author, gilt-lettered on spine, with a custom red cloth slipcase, 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 in.; Wilder, Thornton (1897-1975), The Long Christmas Dinner & Other Plays in One Act, New York: Coward-McCann, 1932, bound in red cloth with some fading to the color at extremities, signed by author June 1935, 9 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.; Benet, Vincent (1898-1943), Johnny Pye & the Fool-Killer, Weston: The Countryman Press, 1938, bound in blue cloth with fading to the color at the extremities, number 29 of 750 copies of a limited edition, signed by both the author and the artist, 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.; Patchen, Kenneth (1911-1972), The Journal of Albion Moonlight, New York: Padell, 1946, with dust jacket, inscription on first free endpaper: "for Julien Cornell with all the good wishes of Kenneth Patchen," 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.; Roethke, Theodore (1908-1963), Open House, New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1941, first edition, number 50 of 1000 copies, bound in blue cloth with slight fading to the spine, blind stamped on cover, 8 1/2 x 6 in.; Swinburne, Algernon Charles (1837-1909), Poems and Ballads; Second Series, London: Chatto and Windus, 1878, bound in green cloth, gilt-lettered on spine, bookplate of Letitia Mary Swinburne, inscribed on endpaper "For the Much Tried Journey 27 Oct. 1878 Capheaton," with custom green leather slipcase, 7 x 4 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

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fountain press, Vincent, Theodore, Algernon Charles, Thornton, Letitia Mary Swinburne, Huxley, Wilder, Johnny Pye, Roethke, Benet, Aldous, London