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Auction: Sale 405: Fine Literature
was auctioned on: 18 June 2009
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Collection of bibliographies and literature references

Estimate: US$200 - US$300
Price realised:  US$120
Lot number 15, Views: 125

Title: Collection of bibliographies and literature references Author: ** Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Comprises: Ray, Gordon N. The Illustrator and the Book in England from 1790 to 1914. Color frontispiece, many illustrations within text. 11¾x8¾, blue cloth, decorated in gilt. Fore edge of page block foxed. Oxford University Press, [1976]. * The William L. Clements Library of Americana at the University of Michigan. 8¾x5½, cloth-backed boards, paper spine label. University of Michigan, 1923. * Newton, A. Edward. End Papers: Literary Recreations. Color frontispiece signed by artist, and plates. 9¼x6, cloth-backed boards, slipcase. One of 1351 copies of the Dream-Children Edition. Inscribed by the author on limitation statement. Little, Brown, and Company, 1933. * Hayward, Arthur L. The Dickens Encyclopedia. Plates including frontispiece. 9¾x6¼, green cloth. Edges of page block foxed. First Edition. George Routledge and Sons, 1924. * Dickens Memento...Catalogue With Purchasers' Names & Prices Realised of the Pictures, Drawings and Objects of Art of the Late Charles Dickens .. 11x8½, tan cloth. Field & Tuer, [c.1870]. * Winterich, John T. Early American Books and Printing. 9¼x6, red cloth, slipcase. One of 300 copies of the large paper edition. Signed on limitation by the author. Houghton Mifflin, 1935. * White, Mus. From the Mundane to the Magical: Photographically Illustrated Children's Books, 1854-1945 and Beyond. 11x8, blue cloth, lettered in copper. Dawson's Book Shop, 1999. Together seven reference books. Lot Amendments Condition: Some degree of edge wear to each volume (except Mundane to Magical which is fine); a bit of foxing (see above); condition varies. Overall very good or better. Sold as is. Item number: 204341

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 405: Fine Literature
Date of the auction: 18 Jun 2009
Address: PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
94109 San Francisco, CA
United States
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