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Auction: Auction 16.12.2004
was auctioned on: 16 December 2004
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FIELD, Eugene (1850-1895). A FINE COLLECTION OF EUGENE FIELD, approximately 72 volumes of Field's works, many from the collection of Edward B. Morgan (see signature in several volumes), including: Culture's Garland . Boston: Ticknor and Company, 1887...

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Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500
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FIELD, Eugene (1850-1895). A FINE COLLECTION OF EUGENE FIELD, approximately 72 volumes of Field's works, many from the collection of Edward B. Morgan (see signature in several volumes), including: Culture's Garland . Boston: Ticknor and Company, 1887. 8 o . Original cloth. FIRST EDITION. BAL 5733. -- A Little Book of Profitable Tales . New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890. 8 o . Original cloth; slipcase. FIRST TRADE EDITION. PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by Field: "To Mrs. Theron W. Haight, With Eugene Field's compliments. Chicago, Feb'y 11th, 1891." Also signed "Eugene Field London, Sept. 30, 1890." BAL 5742. -- Echoes from the Sabine Farm . New Rochelle: Francis Wilson The Orchard, 1891. 8 o . Original cloth-backed boards. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 50 of 70 copies on handmade paper and signed by Francis Wilson BAL 5744. -- With Trumpet and Drum . New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1892. 8 o . Original cloth; slipcase. FIRST TRADE EDITION. PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed: "To Col. C.R. Meredith, With the very cordial regards of Eugene Field. September 13, 1894. BAL 5750. -- Florence Bardsley's Story . Chicago: W. Irving Way, 1897. 8 o . Original boards. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 20 of 175 copies. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED TO ELBERT HUBBARD from the publisher: "To Elbert Hubbard With all good wishes -- W. Irving Way Dec. 25.97." BAL 5779. -- and approximately 67 others, 8 o -2 o , most FIRST EDITIONS, most in original bindings, condition varies. A complete list is available upon request. [ With :] FIELD, Eugene. The Writings in Prose and Verses . New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901. 12 volumes, 8 o . Titles printed in red and black. Frontispieces. Contemorary green half morocco, marbled boards, top edge gilt, others uncut (some fading to spines, edges rubbed). BAL 5815. [ With :] 10 volumes about Field, or from Field's library, including: LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth. Song of Hiawatha . Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1856. 8 o . Original cloth; cloth folding case. Later printing. Inscribed by Field: "To Willis M. Hawkins, with the affectionate regards of Eugene Fields May 1888." Also signed by Field on the title-page. -- JONSON, BEN. The Works . Boston: Lee & Shephard, 1869. Large 8 o . Contemporary sheep. SIGNED by Field, and with his bookplate. -- Ginx's Baby . Boston: James R. Osgood & co., 1871. Small 8 o . Original cloth (textblock bound-in upside down). SIGNED by Field and with his bookplate. -- and 7 others. [ With :] Numerous articles, typescripts, and offprints relating to Field, including the correspondence of Edward Morgan and Willard Morse regarding the collection. Also included is a list of books by and about Field compiled by Morse. (100)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 16.12.2004
Date of the auction: 16 Dec 2004
Address: Christie's
New York, Rockefeller Center