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Group of Ten 19th and 20th Century Works.

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


Group of Ten 19th and 20th Century Works. Kennedy, Alexander W.M. Clark, The Birds of Berkshire and Buckinghamshire, Eton: Ingalton and Drake, 1868, bound in green cloth, gilt-stamped on front cover, gilt-lettered and stamped on spine, illustrated with full color plates, pages not cut, 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.; Mrs. Mathews, Friends for the Fireside, London: Thomas Cautley Newby, 1860, two volumes bound in green cloth, blind stamped on front and back covers, gilt-lettered on spine, discoloration of both spines, some light foxing, 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.; Stickney, J. H., Hans Anderson's Fairy Tales, Boston: Ginn & Company, 1889, quarter-bound in brown cloth with brown papers, illustrated throughout, edgeworn, 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.; Cullen, Countee, Copper Sun, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1927, first edition, quarter-bound in black cloth with colored papers, paper title label on spine, with illustrations by Charles Cullen, previous owner's signature on ffep, 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.; Forester, C. S., A Ship of the Line, London: Michael Joseph LTD., 1938, first edition, bound in blue cloth, with dust jacket, 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.; Darrow, Clarence S., An Eye for an Eye, New York: Fox, Duffield, & Company, 1905, bound in gray cloth, red lettered title on front cover and spine, dated and signed by previous owner on ffe, 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.; Arnold, Sir Edwin, The Light of Asia or the Great Renunciation, London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. LTD., 1923, fully bound in burgundy leather, with marbled endpapers, gilt-lettered and tooled on front cover, gilt head edge, illustrated with twelve photogravures, light scuffing to spine, 5 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.; Reade, Charles, The Cloister and the Hearth, London: Trubner & Co., 1861, four volumes bound in dark green cloth, gilt-lettered on spine, signatures of two previous owners on title page, 7 1/2 x 5 in.; MacGregor-Mathers, S. L., The Book of the Sacred Magic of Abra-Melin the Mage, London: John M. Watkins, 1900, bound in black cloth, gilt-lettered on front cover and spine, some chipping at the head and tail of spine, bookplate of the Literary Agency of London on ffep, 10 1/4 x 8 in.; Old Glory Puzzle, Marlboro: Smith & Hamilton, 1897, wooden game board and wooden pegs, stored in cardboard box with decorated paper, child's writing in graphite on inside of box, some tearing and staining to box, two pegs missing, 9 x 12 1/4 in.
Estimate $100-200

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C. S., S. L., <i>, Trubner & Co. LTD., Charles Cullen, Kennedy, the Mage, Edwin, Arnold, Mathews, Thomas Cautley, John M. Watkins, Alexander W.M. Clark, Hans Anderson, Kegan Paul, Reade, Stickney, Countee, Darrow, London