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Eight titles from the Limited Editions Club

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Estimate: US$200 - US$300
Price realised:  US$168
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Title: Eight titles from the Limited Editions Club Author: ** Place: New York Publisher: Limited Editions Club Date: Various dates Description: Includes: The Essays of Michel de Montaigne. 4 volumes. Translated by George B. Ives. Introduction by Andre Gide. Half calf and boards, slipcase. 1 of 1500 copies. Signed by decorator T.M. Cleland. 1946. * Saint-Simon. The Memoirs of Louis de Rouvroy Duc de Saint-Simon Covering the Years 1691-1723. 2 volumes. Selected, translated and edited by Desmond Flower. Cloth, slipcase. 1 of 1500 copies. Signed by illustrator Pierre Brissaud 1959. * The Education of Henry Adams: An Autobiography. Cloth, slipcase. 1 of 1500 copies printed at the Merrymount Press. Signed by illustrator Samuel Chamberlain 1942. * The First Night Gilbert and Sullivan. Containing Complete Librettos of the Fourteen Operas...Together with Facsimiles of the First-Night Programmes. Suede-backed cloth, glassine dj (spine lacking), loose facsimiles housed in drop-back box, each within slipcase. 1 of 1500 copies. 1958. * The Confessions of St. Augustine. Morocco-backed cloth, slipcase. 1 of 1500 copies printed by W.S. Cowell. Signed by illustrator Edy Legrand. 1962. * The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus. Translated by Harry Carter. Cloth, slipcase. 1 of 1500 copies printed by Joh. Enschede en Zonen. Signed by illustrator Edward Bawden 1958. * Quarto-Millenary. The First 250 Publications and the First 25 Years 1929-1954. Morocco-backed cloth, slipcase. 1 of 2250 copies. 1959. * Carus, Titus Lucretius. De Rerum Nature, or The Nature of Things. Leatherette, slipcase. 1 of 1500 copies printed by The Ward Ritchie Press. Signed by illustrator Paul Landacre 1957. Together 8 titles in 12 volumes. Lot Amendments Condition: Most slipcases with mild to moderate shelf wear, rubbed, scuffed, or sunned; some volumes with lightly rubbed or sunned spines; else near fine volumes. Item number: 205765

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 418: Fine Books in All Fields with Illustrated & Children's Books
Date of the auction: 17 Dec 2009
Address: PBA Galleries
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