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19TH & 20TH CENTURY LITERATURE

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

321 lots | 178 with images

June 21, 2012

Live Auction

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

321 Lots
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Lot 1: AMIS, MARTIN. Group of 4 First Editions.

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Description: AMIS, MARTIN. Group of 4 First Editions. 8vo, publisher's cloth; dust jackets; condition varies; bookplates of Otis Skinner Blodget. London: Jonathan Cape, vd

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Lot 2: (ANDERSON, ALEXANDER.) Macpherson, James. The Poems of Ossian. 2 vols. 1810

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Description: (ANDERSON, ALEXANDER.) Macpherson, James. The Poems of Ossian. 8 wood-engraved plates by Anderson. 12mo, original boards, somewhat soiled, spines cracked, ends chipped, but bindings intact; contents clean, uncut and largely unopened. first anderson edition./span Hamilton, Early American Book Illustrators 248. New York: Ezra Sargeant, 1810

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APPERLEY, CHARLES JAMES. Memoirs of the Life of the Late John Mytton, Esq. ... By Nimrod.

Lot 3: APPERLEY, CHARLES JAMES. Memoirs of the Life of the Late John Mytton, Esq. ... By Nimrod.

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Description: APPERLEY, CHARLES JAMES. Memoirs of the Life of the Late John Mytton, Esq. ... By Nimrod. Illustrated with 18 color plates by Henry Alken and T.J. Rawlins, additional engraved title with aquatint vignette. 8vo, full dark green crushed morocco, gilt fillet borders, spines richly tooled in gilt in compartments, inner dentelles, front doublure consists of the original green cloth cover, all edges gilt, minor shelfwear to edges; rear hinge starting. London: Ackermann, 1837

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Lot 4: [APPERLEY, CHARLES J. "Nimrod"]. Memoirs of the Life of the Late John Mytton, Esq.

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Description: [APPERLEY, CHARLES J. "Nimrod"]. Memoirs of the Life of the Late John Mytton, Esq. 18 hand-colored aquatint plates by H. Alken and T.J. Rawlins, additional title vignette. 8 pages of publisher's advertisements at end. 8vo, original green cloth, front cover and spine gilt-decorated, rear cover blind-stamped, light rubbing to joints and extremities, gilt edges, old ownership inscription on first blank; Norman J. Sondheim and J.W. and H.S. Morkill bookplates; preserved in custom full burgundy gilt morocco pull-off case. London: Ackermann, 1851

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Lot 5: (ARABIAN NIGHTS.) Mardrus, Joseph-Charles; translator. Fragments des Mille Nuits et Une Nuit avec des Illustrations de M. A. J. Bauer.

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Description: (ARABIAN NIGHTS.) Mardrus, Joseph-Charles; translator. Fragments des Mille Nuits et Une Nuit avec des Illustrations de M. A. J. Bauer. Folio, original cloth; textured gold endpapers, contents clean. Np: "Édition Privée," (1927)

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Lot 6: (ARABIAN NIGHTS.) Mardrus, Joseph-Charles; translator. Le Livre des Mille Nuits et Une Nuit.

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Description: (ARABIAN NIGHTS.) Mardrus, Joseph-Charles; translator. Le Livre des Mille Nuits et Une Nuit. 12 volumes. 144 color plates after Léon Carré; divisional titles within lavish Islamic-style borders and a profusion of other decorations after Racim Mohammed. Half-titles. 4to, original wrappers, hole at bottom of Volume 3 backstrip; contents clean; glassine dust jackets, missing spine panel on Volume 3, chipped with varying loss on Volumes 4-6; publisher's board slipcases. number 88 of 250 sets/span on Japon impérial with an extra suite of the plates in black and white, from a total edition of 2500. Paris: H. Piazza, (1926)

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Lot 7: BALDWIN, JAMES. Another Country.

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Description: BALDWIN, JAMES. Another Country. 8vo, publisher's black cloth; dust jacket, short closed tear to upper front panel, light wear to folds and edges; Otis Skinner Blodget bookplate laid in. first edition, signed by the author./span New York, 1962

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Lot 8: BALLARD, J.G. Empire of the Sun.

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Description: BALLARD, J.G. Empire of the Sun. 8vo, publisher's black cloth, front cover and spine stamped in red and white, top edges stained red; acetate dust jacket and matching cloth slipcase; Otis Skinner Blodget bookplate laid in. limited edition. number 63 of 100 copies signed by the author./span London, 1984

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BARNES, JULIAN. Metroland * Flaubert's Parrot.

Lot 9: BARNES, JULIAN. Metroland * Flaubert's Parrot.

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Description: BARNES, JULIAN. Metroland * Flaubert's Parrot. Together, 2 First Editions. 8vo, cloth; dust jackets; bookplates of Otis Skinner Blodget laid in. Flaubert's Parrot is inscribed and signed by barnes/span on title-page. London: Cape, 1980; 1984

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BATES, H. E. The Two Sisters.

Lot 10: BATES, H. E. The Two Sisters.

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Description: BATES, H. E. The Two Sisters. Foreword by Edward Garnett. 8vo, gilt-lettered maroon cloth; original pictorial dust jacket, mild edgewear and some moderate toning and rubbing, one small cellotape repair to lower spine panel verso. first edition./span London: Jonathan Cape, (1922)

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Lot 11: BATTY, ROBERT. Welsh Scenery.

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Description: BATTY, ROBERT. Welsh Scenery. 35 engraved plates after Batty, all mounted India proofs. Half-title. 4to, contemporary 1/2 morocco gilt, spine faded; marginal foxing on plate 28, contents otherwise generally quite clean. London: John Murray, 1823

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(BEAT LITERATURE.) Micheline, Jack. Letter to Kerouac in Heaven.

Lot 12: (BEAT LITERATURE.) Micheline, Jack. Letter to Kerouac in Heaven.

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Description: WITH SIGNED GINSBERG ITEMS (BEAT LITERATURE.) Micheline, Jack. Letter to Kerouac in Heaven. Hand-designed title page; printed reproduction of Micheline's manuscript and typed pages and illustrations. 4to, spiral-bound wrappers hand-painted by Micheline, the verso of the front cover stating "This book was put together by the author Jack Micheline: June 19, 1996 in San Francisco California. This is No 2 of 3 copies. With hand-painted cover honoring his dear friend Jack Kerouac © 1996 Jack Micheline." San Francisco, 1996

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Lot 13: BEATTIE, WILLIAM. La Suisse Pittoresque.

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Description: BEATTIE, WILLIAM. La Suisse Pittoresque. Engraved additional titles and 106 plates after W. H. Bartlett; lacks the map./span 2 volumes. 4to, contemporary green straight-grain morocco handsomely gilt in Romantic style with the crowned monogram of King Louis-Philippe I of France on covers (Olivier 2499/6), faint diagonal scratch across Volume 2 front cover; contents generally clean, with only minor foxing on Volume 2 additional title and several plates. Later 19th-century owner's inscription on Volume 1 front blank. Paris & London, 1836

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BECKETT, SAMUEL. Drunken Boat: A Translation of Arthur Rimbaud's poem Le Bateau ivre.

Lot 14: BECKETT, SAMUEL. Drunken Boat: A Translation of Arthur Rimbaud's poem Le Bateau ivre.

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Description: BECKETT, SAMUEL. Drunken Boat: A Translation of Arthur Rimbaud's poem Le Bateau ivre. Edited by James Knowlson and Felix Leakey. Printed in blue and black. Photographic reproduction of Beckett's typescript in facsimile. Thin folio, thick weave brown cloth lettered in blue. first edition of this translation. number 25 of 100 specially-bound copies signed by beckett/span from a total edition of 300. Reading: Whiteknights Press, 1976

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Lot 15: BECKETT, SAMUEL; and GOREY, EDWARD. Beginning to End: A Selection From the Works.

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Description: BECKETT, SAMUEL; and GOREY, EDWARD. Beginning to End: A Selection From the Works. Illustrated by Gorey. Tall thin 8vo, gilt-lettered black boards with blue Gorey skull pattern on front cover, few light surface scuffs, mostly to rear cover. number 33 of 300 copies signed by beckett and gorey./span New York: Gotham Book Mart, 1988

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Lot 16: BEERBOHM, MAX. Works.

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Description: BEERBOHM, MAX. Works. 10 volumes. 8vo, 1/2 tan morocco over marbled boards, spine gilt in compartments, marginal offsetting to half-titles from earlier binding; Rupert D'Oyly Carte (volume 1 only) and Otis Skinner Blodget bookplates. number 734 of 780 numbered sets signed by beerbohm./span London: Heinemann, 1922-28

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BELLOW, SAUL. Dangling Man.

Lot 17: BELLOW, SAUL. Dangling Man.

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Description: BELLOW, SAUL. Dangling Man. 8vo, publisher's cloth, light offsetting to endpapers from binder's glue; dust jacket, corners to front flap clipped, tape repair to upper portion of spine panel on verso, spine panel discolored, a few short closed tears but lettering intact. signed first edition of the author's first book./span New York, (1944)

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BIERCE, AMBROSE. Fantastic Fables.

Lot 18: BIERCE, AMBROSE. Fantastic Fables.

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Description: BIERCE, AMBROSE. Fantastic Fables. 8vo, original cloth lettered and elaborately decorated in red, blue, black and gilt, occasional soiling to covers, spine a bit darkened; ownership inscription; Otis Skinner bookplate laid in. first edition, first issue/span with four pages of advertisements at end headed "By Anna Fuller" and one-page advertisement for Bierce's works facing title. New York, 1899

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(BINDINGS--AMERICAN.)  Works of Cowper and Thomson.

Lot 19: (BINDINGS--AMERICAN.) Works of Cowper and Thomson.

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Description: (BINDINGS--AMERICAN.) The Works of Cowper and Thomson. Illustrated. 4to, original black morocco blocked in blind to elaborate scrollwork design by Gaskill (signed at head of spine), joints, spine ends, and tips a bit rubbed, some surface rubbing, but light; scattered mild foxing. Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliot, 1841

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(BINDINGS--AMERICAN.) Group of over 20 volumes

Lot 20: (BINDINGS--AMERICAN.) Group of over 20 volumes

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Description: (BINDINGS--AMERICAN.) Group of over 20 volumes of American publisher's bindings. Mostly 8vo, beautiful gilt-decorated cloth and leather bindings, condition generally very good. Subjects include mostly literature, annuals and gift books, poetry, some juvenile literature. Includes Leaflets of Memory; an Illuminated Annual for 1847. With chromolithographs and engravings by Sartain. Bound by Altemus for E. H. Butler. Philadelphia, 1847; and Bryant's The Story of the Fountain. With 2 Winslow Homer illustrations. New York, 1872. Other publishers include Lindsay & Blackston, Dick & Fitzgerald, B. B. Mussey & Co., Putnam, Fields, Osgood and Co., Orange Judd & Co. Mostly Philadelphia, Boston, and New York, early-late 19th century

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Lot 21: (BINDINGS--AMERICAN.) Group of over 20 volumes

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Description: (BINDINGS--AMERICAN.) Group of over 20 volumes of American publisher's bindings. Mostly 8vo, beautiful gilt-decorated cloth and leather bindings, condition generally very good. Subjects include mostly literature, poetry, and some juvenile literature. Publishers include Dutton, Osgood, Appleton, Putman, and Carleton. Mostly Philadelphia and New York, early-late 19th century

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Lot 22: (BINDINGS--AMERICAN.) Group of over 20 volumes

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Description: (BINDINGS--AMERICAN.) Group of over 20 volumes of American publisher's bindings. Mostly 4to, beautiful gilt-decorated cloth and leather bindings, condition generally very good. Subjects include mostly literature, art, and history. Includes Clarkson's The Gathering of the Lilies. Illustrated with chromolithographs. Philadelphia, (1877). Other publisher's include Ticknor, Robert Carter & Bros., Lippincott, Bliss & Co., Appleton, and Butler. Mostly Philadelphia, Boston, and New York, early-late 19th century

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(BINDINGS--ENGLISH.) Group of 19 volumes

Lot 23: (BINDINGS--ENGLISH.) Group of 19 volumes

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Description: (BINDINGS--ENGLISH.) Group of 19 volumes of mostly English decorative publisher's leather bindings, plus a few from other European countries. Mostly 4to and 8vo, condition very good. Publishers include Routledge, Moxon, Bradbury, Blackwood & Sons, Longman's Green and others. Mostly London, early-late 19th century

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(BINDINGS--ENGLISH.) Group of 21 volumes

Lot 24: (BINDINGS--ENGLISH.) Group of 21 volumes

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Description: (BINDINGS--ENGLISH.) Group of 21 volumes of mostly English publisher's cloth bindings, plus a few from other European countries. Mostly 4to, beautiful gilt-decorated cloth and leather bindings, condition generally very good. Subjects include mostly literature, art, and history. Publisher's include Longman, Wm. Blackwood, Bogue (and as Tilt & Bogue), Moxon, Seeley, Jackson & Halliday, Sampson, Low, and others. Mostly London, early-late 19th century

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Lot 25: (BINDINGS--ENGLISH.) Group of 6 titles in 9 volumes of English Literature.

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Description: (BINDINGS--ENGLISH.) Group of 6 titles in 9 volumes of English Literature. Illustrated. 4to, contemporary decorative bindings, details as noted. Generally very good condition with minor to moderate surface rubbing or occasional scuffing; scattered foxing. should be seen. /span Mostly London, 1793-1876

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(BINDINGS--ENGLISH.) Group of 7 titles in 10 volumes of English Literature.

Lot 26: (BINDINGS--ENGLISH.) Group of 7 titles in 10 volumes of English Literature.

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Description: (BINDINGS--ENGLISH.) Group of 7 titles in 10 volumes of English Literature. Illustrated. 8vo, contemporary decorative leather bindings, signed as indicated. Condition generally quite good except for scattered moderate rubbing, fading, and occasional scuffs. should be seen. /span London, 19th century

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(BINDINGS--FRENCH.) Group of 8 titles in 10 volumes of decorative French publishers' bindings.

Lot 27: (BINDINGS--FRENCH.) Group of 8 titles in 10 volumes of decorative French publishers' bindings.

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Description: (BINDINGS--FRENCH.) Group of 8 titles in 10 volumes of decorative French publishers' bindings. Illlustrated by Johannot, Boulanger, Gavarni, and others. Mostly large 8vo or 4to, decorative and pictorial designs stamped in gold, blind, and/or colors. Condition varies but generally quite good. should be seen./span Paris, 1830s-70s

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(BINDINGS--ITALIAN.) Gemme d'Arti Italiane.

Lot 28: (BINDINGS--ITALIAN.) Gemme d'Arti Italiane.

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Description: (BINDINGS--ITALIAN.) Gemme d'Arti Italiane. Volume 13 only. Engraved additional title and 9 plates after paintings by contemporary Italian artists. 4to, original cream boards elaborately chromolithographed and embossed in colors and gold with ornate border surrounding oval centerpiece depicting elegantly dressed woman removing necklace from jewel box on front cover and floral arrangement on rear cover, flat spine gilt with ornamental strapwork panel, white textured paper endleaves, faint soiling along joints and cover edges, minor wear to spine ends, cover corners bumped; scattered foxing variously affecting engraved matter; board folding case. Milan, Venice, & Verona: P. Ripamonti Carpano, [1860]

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(BINDINGS.) Christian, Susan. Ardina Doran.

Lot 29: (BINDINGS.) Christian, Susan. Ardina Doran.

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Description: (BINDINGS.) Christian, Susan. Ardina Doran. 8vo, bound in handsome Arts & Crafts tan morocco with embossed lettering and image of apple trees on front cover, initials on rear cover, some rubbing and a few scuffs; all edges trimmed and gilt, small dulled area to fore edge. Later printing. London, 1903

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Lot 30: (BINDINGS.) Coxe, Peter. The Social Day: A Poem in Four Cantos.

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Description: (BINDINGS.) Coxe, Peter. The Social Day: A Poem in Four Cantos. 32 engraved plates in 2 states (before and with letters), all mounted India proofs. Half-title and errata leaf. Large 8vo, 279x185 mm, later 19th-century deep purple morocco handsomely gilt by Zaehnsdorf; varying foxing on plates, contents otherwise clean; top edges gilt, others untrimmed; morocco slipcase, worn along edges. first edition. large-paper issue./span London: J. Moyes for James Carpenter & Son and R. Ackermann, 1823

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(BINDINGS.) Lamb, Charles. Specimens of English Dramatic Poets, Who Lived About the Time of Shakespeare: With Notes.

Lot 31: (BINDINGS.) Lamb, Charles. Specimens of English Dramatic Poets, Who Lived About the Time of Shakespeare: With Notes.

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Description: (BINDINGS.) Lamb, Charles. Specimens of English Dramatic Poets, Who Lived About the Time of Shakespeare: With Notes. Half-title. 8vo, sea green crushed levant morocco gilt, covers with onlaid border of red morocco with a line from Herrick lettered in gilt, front cover with monogram of Lamb onlaid in red morocco, rear cover with central red morocco onlay, purple morocco doublures, the front with a quotation from Herrick lettered in gilt, purple silk endleaves with gilt borders; top edges gilt, others uncut, by sangorski & sutcliffe/span; folding case of 1/4 navy morocco gilt over marbled boards, by Heritage Bindery. London: J. M'Creery for Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, 1808

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(BINDINGS.) Phillips, Stephen. Paolo & Francesca: A Tragedy in Four Acts.

Lot 32: (BINDINGS.) Phillips, Stephen. Paolo & Francesca: A Tragedy in Four Acts.

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Description: (BINDINGS.) Phillips, Stephen. Paolo & Francesca: A Tragedy in Four Acts. 8vo, full brown morocco tooled in blind and gilt with a series of vertical lines with hearts at each end; crisscrossing these is a series of free-flowing lines forming an abstract ornament in the center of each cover with hearts stamped in brown and gold, similar pattern along spine which has five raised bands dividing six compartments; watered silk endleaves, all edges trimmed and gilt. An elegant Arts & Crafts binding in the style of Constance Karslake of the Guild of Women Binders. London and New York, 1900

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Lot 33: (BINDINGS.) ZGroup of 12 titles in 25 volumes of 19th century literature.

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Description: (BINDINGS.) Group of 12 titles in 25 volumes of 19th century literature. Includes sets. Most illustrated. Small and larger 8vo, contemporary leather gilt bindings, condition varies but generally very good. should be seen. sold as is./span Vp, vd

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BISHOP, ELIZABETH. Poems North & South - A Cold Spring.

Lot 34: BISHOP, ELIZABETH. Poems North & South - A Cold Spring.

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Description: INSCRIBED WITH A DRAWING, TLS, AND JACKET DESIGN BISHOP, ELIZABETH. Poems North & South - A Cold Spring. 8vo, cornflower blue cloth lettered in white, the slightest rubbing to spine ends and tips; dust jacket designed by Loren Mac Iver, some minor creasing and rubbing to spine, edges, and folds, remnants of cellotape on endpapers, affecting some of the inscription; custom cloth folding box with gilt-lettered leather spine label. Boston, 1955

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Lot 35: BLUNDEN, EDMUND. Undertones of War.

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Description: BLUNDEN, EDMUND. Undertones of War. Large 8vo, gilt-lettered black cloth; dust jacket, mild rubbing and toning otherwise unusually bright; custom cloth chemise and 1/4 gilt-lettered green morocco slipcase. first edition of blunden's world war I memoirs, signed and dated by him/span, May 1929 on front endpaper. Kirkpatrick A28a. London, (1928)

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Lot 36: (BOOKBINDING.) Anthoine-Legrain, Jacques; et al. Pierre Legrain, Relieur . . . Répertoire Descriptif et Bibliographique. 1965

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Description: (BOOKBINDING.) Anthoine-Legrain, Jacques; et al. Pierre Legrain, Relieur . . . Répertoire Descriptif et Bibliographique. 79 plates, including 7 mounted and in color. Folio, contents loose in wrappers as issued; glassine dust jacket; publisher's cloth chemise and slipcase. Paris: Auguste Blaizot, 1965

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Lot 37: (BOOKBINDING.) Devauchelle, Roger. La Reliure en France de ses Origines à nos Jours. Vol. 3 (of 3). 1961

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Description: (BOOKBINDING.) Devauchelle, Roger. La Reliure en France de ses Origines à nos Jours. Volume 3 (of 3). 93 plates, many mounted and in color; numerous text illustrations. 4to, contents loose in wrappers as issued, glassine dust jacket, slightly worn at top of spine panel; publisher's board slipcase. Paris, 1961

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Lot 38: (BOOKBINDING.) Meunier, Charles. Reflexions d'un Practicien en Marge de La Reliure du XIXe Siècle de Henri Béraldi. 1918

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Description: (BOOKBINDING.) Meunier, Charles. Reflexions d'un Practicien en Marge de La Reliure du XIXe Siècle de Henri Béraldi. 4 parts in one volume. Half-titles. 4to, contemporary 1/2 morocco gilt, joints and cover edges scuffed; contents clean. Paris: Maison du Livre, 1918

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Lot 39: BUNYAN, JOHN. The Pilgrim's Progress.

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Description: BUNYAN, JOHN. The Pilgrim's Progress. Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author by R. White; wood-engraved additional title and a profusion of text illustrations by the Dalziel brothers after William Harvey. Initial ad leaf. 12 parts. 8vo, original wrappers, generally quite well preserved, with only a few stains or minor tears on covers, parts 8 and 12 slightly shaken; contents clean; cloth chemise and slipcase. London: David Bogue, 1850

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BURROUGHS, EDGAR RICE. The War Chief.

Lot 40: BURROUGHS, EDGAR RICE. The War Chief.

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Description: BURROUGHS, EDGAR RICE. The War Chief. Title-page illustration. 8vo, publisher's orange cloth decoratively stamped in brown, very minor soiling to spine; dust jacket with blurb on rear panel and $2.00 price, overall toning, folds rubbed with some creasing and occasional surface loss, one-inch chip at foot of spine panel, short clean tears at edges and one across spine panel. first edition in the uncommon dust jacket./span Zeuschner 822; Heins WC-1. Chicago: McClurg, 1927

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Lot 41: BUTLER, SAMUEL. Hudibras, with Dr. Grey's Annotations. A New Edition, Corrected and Enlarged.

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Description: BUTLER, SAMUEL. Hudibras, with Dr. Grey's Annotations. A New Edition, Corrected and Enlarged. 3 volumes. Engraved frontispieces, titles, illustrations, and numerous hand-colored aquatint plates. 8vo, red straight-grained morocco with 9 gilt fillet borders on covers and gilt designs along spines and bands, extremities moderately rubbed, chip to rear cover edge of Volume 1; repair to pastedown of Volume 2; contemporary ownership signatures in each volume and Norman J. Sondheim bookplate in Volume 1. "Best modern edition"--Lowndes I:336. London: Charles and Henry Baldwyn, 1819

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CAPOTE, TRUMAN. Other Voices Other Rooms.

Lot 42: CAPOTE, TRUMAN. Other Voices Other Rooms.

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Description: CAPOTE, TRUMAN. Other Voices Other Rooms. 8vo, cloth, top edges stained green, preliminaries with offsetting from old binder's glue; dust jacket, slight age toning to extremities. first edition of the capote's first book, signed by him./span New York, (1948)

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Lot 43: CARROLL, LEWIS. Sylvie and Bruno * Sylvie and Bruno Concluded.

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Description: CARROLL, LEWIS. Sylvie and Bruno * Sylvie and Bruno Concluded. Together, 2 volumes. llustrations by Harry Furniss; half-titles. 8vo, publisher's pictorial red cloth gilt, cocked, spines darkened, scattered soiling; all edges gilt, hinges starting; Otis Skinner Blodget bookplates tipped to front and rear pastedowns. first editions./span London, 1889; 1893

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CARROLL, LEWIS; and TENNIEL, SIR JOHN. Sir John Tenniel's Illustrations to Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Throug

Lot 44: CARROLL, LEWIS; and TENNIEL, SIR JOHN. Sir John Tenniel's Illustrations to Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Throug

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Description: THE COMPLETE ALICE ILLUSTRATIONS CARROLL, LEWIS; and TENNIEL, SIR JOHN. Sir John Tenniel's Illustrations to Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass * A Study of Sir John Tenniel's Wood-Engraved Illustrations to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass. Together, 3 volumes. Comprising: 2 plate volumes and 1 volume of accompanying text. 92 plates (91 plates from the original wood blocks engraved by the Brothers Dalziel, 1 plate [Alice & the Dodo] from an electrotype), loose as issued, each plate with captioned window card wrappers, contents clean with no evidence of handling; preserved in two morocco-backed solander boxes, a few scattered surface imperfections; Otis Skinner Blodget bookplates. Text volume: De Freitas, Leo John. Illustrated with 3 mounted plate examples. 8vo, original cloth, gilt morocco label on front cover; contents clean; Otis Skinner Blodget bookplate and blindstamp. All printed by Jonathan Stephenson at the Rocket Press for Macmillan; the whole slipcased together. London: Macmillan, 1988

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Lot 45: CARY, JOYCE. Group of 8 First Editions.

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Description: CARY, JOYCE. Group of 8 First Editions. 8vo, original bindings; dust jackets as issued except for first volume. Condition good but varies, mostly all cocked, should be seen; bookplates of Otis Skinner Blodget laid in. London, vd

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Lot 46: CATHER, WILLA. Group of 3 First Editions.

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Description: CATHER, WILLA. Group of 3 First Editions. 8vo, publisher's cloth; dust jackets as noted; condition generally good; Otis Skinner Blodget bookplates laid in. Vp, vd

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CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE. Don Quixote de la Mancha.

Lot 47: CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE. Don Quixote de la Mancha.

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Description: CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE. Don Quixote de la Mancha. 4 volumes. Illustrated with 24 color engravings by I.H. Clark. Translation by Charles Jarvis. 8vo, contemporary full straight-grain burgundy morocco, covers blind-stamped with floral design inside elaborate gilt borders, gilt turn-ins, gilt edges; spines evenly faded, corners bumped with some exposure, rebacked with joints repaired, contents clean; Norman J. Sondheim bookplate. first edition thus./span Abbey Life 238. London: Printed for T. M'Lean, 1819

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(CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE.) Clark, I.H. Illustrations to Don Quixotte

Lot 48: (CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE.) Clark, I.H. Illustrations to Don Quixotte

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Description: (CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE.) Clark, I.H. Illustrations to Don Quixotte [front cover title]. 24 hand-colored aquatint plates by Clark. Large 8vo, plates loose in original printed wrappers as issued, wrappers soiled, backstrip reinforced on verso; plates clean; in cloth folder with ties. [London]: Thomas M'Lean, 1819

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Lot 49: CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE. El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha . . . Nueva Edición. 7 vols. 1814. Hand-colored set.

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Description: CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE. El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha . . . Nueva Edición, conforme á la de la Real Academia Española, hecha en Madrid en 1782. Engraved portrait of the author and 39 plates, all skillfully hand-colored proofs before letters/span; double-page folding engraved map, hand-colored in outline. Half-titles. 7 volumes. 12mo, contemporary navy boards with red straight-grain morocco lettering pieces, spines darkened and scuffed, ends worn, cover corners bumped; scattered light foxing. Palau 52040 ("edición estimada"). Paris & London: Bossange y Masson et al., 1814

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CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE. The Life and Adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha.  4 vols.  1820.  Hand-colored set.

Lot 50: CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE. The Life and Adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha. 4 vols. 1820. Hand-colored set.

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Description: CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE. The Life and Adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha. A New Edition. English translation by Charles Jarvis. 24 etched plates by Charles Heath after Richard Westall, including additional titles, all skillfully hand-colored./span 4 volumes. Small 8vo, late 19th-/early 20th-century tan calf gilt with morocco lettering pieces, by Root & Son, joints rubbed; scattered insignificant foxing in text, light soiling on a few plates. Bookplates of Edith Knight. Palau 52521 note. London: Hurst, Robinson, and Co., 1820

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