Lot 65: GREGORY, AUGUSTA. THE GOLDEN APPLE, 1916, PRESENTATION COPY FROM JOHN QUINN TO HIS NIECE (1 VOL.)
October 20, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: small 4to (210 x 165mm), first English edition, presentation copy from John Quinn to his niece ("To | Mary | from | John | June 8. 1917. | Perhaps we may read | this together up in the | country this summer | John") on front free endpaper, 8 coloured plates by Margaret Gregory, original green with design in brown on upper cover, browning to endpapers, extremities slightly bumped
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
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Provenance: Mary Quinn; James Cummins bookseller