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Lot 41: POWELL (A), CALEDONIA, first edition,

Fine Art, Antiques & Collectables

Platinum House

by Gorringes

December 5, 2012

Lewes, United Kingdom

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  • POWELL (A), CALEDONIA, first edition,
  • POWELL (A), CALEDONIA, first edition,
  • POWELL (A), CALEDONIA, first edition,
  • POWELL (A), CALEDONIA, first edition,
  • POWELL (A), CALEDONIA, first edition,
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Description: POWELL (A), CALEDONIA, first edition, one of 100 copies, full page colour illustration by Edward Burra, tartan boards, privately printed, London 1934

Condition Report: Corners lightly worn, spine slightly faded and lightly rubbed along the top and bottom, a few slight marks to the back of the backboard and also to the front of the back of the backboard, pages evenly browned but essentially internally clean and bright.


Descriptions provided in both printed and on-line catalogue formats do not include condition reports. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Gorringes Conditions of Sale.

Notes: 'The library of a gentleman. A large collection of modern first editions and other titles encompassing a number of the most preeminent British fiction writers of the 20th century put together over 65 years and offered for auction by the executors'.

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