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Large collection of books by Arthur Machen

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Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000
Price realised:  US$1,560
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Title: Large collection of books by Arthur Machen Author: Machen, Arthur Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Includes the following titles by Arthur Machen: Siluriensis, Leolinus. The Anatomy of Tobacco: Or Smoking Methodised, Divided, and Considered After a New Fashion. Full vellum, custom chemise and slipcase. Vellums soiled, bookplate of A.J. Symons. Lon.: Redway, 1884. * The Three Impostors or The Transmutations. Blue cloth. Lon. Lane, 1895. * The Great God Pan. Blue cloth. Second edition. Lon.: Lane, 1895. * Hieroglyphics. Brown cloth. Bookplate of Adrian Goldstone. Lon.: Richards, 1902. * The House of Souls. Pictorial gray cloth. Inscribed on title page. Lon.: Richards, 1906. * Dr. Stiggins: His Views and Principles. Cloth-backed boards. Lon.: Francis Griffiths, 1906. * The Hill of Dreams. Brown cloth. Lon.: Richards, 1907. * The Great Return. Pictorial boards. Lon.: Faith Press, 1915. * The Bowmen and Other Legends of the War. Pictorial boards. Clipped signature laid in. NY: Putnam’s, 1915. * The Bowmen and Other Legends of the War. Pictorial boards, wrap-around band, custom chemise and slipcase. Lon,: Simpkin, Marshall, et al., 1915. * The Bowmen and Other Legends of the War. Pictorial boards, rebacked. Inscribed on front free endpaper. Staining. Lon,: Simpkin, Marshall, et al., 1915. * The Bowmen and Other Legends of the War. Pictorial boards. Lon,: Simpkin, Marshall, et al., 1915. * The Bowmen and Other Legends of the War. Pictorial boards. Second edition. Lon,: Simpkin, Marshall, et al., 1915. * The Terror. Blue boards, dust jacket. Lon.: Duckworth, [1917]. * The Terror. Green cloth. NY: McBride, [1917]. * War and the Christian Faith. Brown boards. Lon.: Skeffington, 1918. * The House of Souls. Yellow cloth. NY: Knopf, 1922. * Far Off Things. Green cloth. Lon.: Secker, [1922]. * The Secret Glory. Black cloth. Bookplate of Adrian Goldstone. Lon. Secker, [1922]. * The Secret Glory. Yellow cloth. NY: Knopf, 1922. * The Secret Glory. Yellow cloth, dust jacket. Second Printing. NY: Knopf, 1922. * Things Near & Far. Blue boards. One of 100 numbered and signed large paper copies. Long inscription from the author on front free endpaper. Lon.: Secker, [1923]. * The Chronicle of Clemendy. Parchment-backed boards, dust jacket. One of 1050 signed copies. [NY]: Carbonnek, 1923. * Fantastic Tales or the Way to Attain. Parchment-backed boards, dust jacket. One of 1050 signed copies. [NY]: Carbonnek, 1923. * Things Near and Far. Green cloth, dust jacket. Lon.: Secker, [1923]. * Things Near and Far. Yellow cloth, dust jacket. NY: Knopf, 1923. * The Hill of Dreams. Yellow cloth. Error on title page. NY: Knopf, 1923. * The Hill of Dreams. Yellow cloth. NY: Knopf, 1923. * Hieroglyphics. Yellow cloth. NY: Knopf, 1923. * The Three Imposters. Yellow cloth. Second Edition. NY: Knopf, 1923. * Strange Roads & With the Gods in Spring. Limp ooze-leather. Lon.: Classic Press, 1923. * Strange Roads & With the Gods in Spring. Vellum-backed cloth. One of 300 numbered and signed copies. Lon.: Classic Press, 1924. * Dog and Duck. Yellow cloth, dust jacket. NY: Knopf, 1924. * Dog and Duck. Blue boards. One of 750 numbered copies (total edition 900). Lon.: Cape, [1924]. * Dog and Duck. Blue boards. One of 150 numbered and signed copies (total edition 900). Badly soiled and worn. Bookplate of Adrian Goldstone. Lon.: Cape, [1924]. * The London Adventure; Or, The London Adventure. Blue boards. One of 200 large paper copies, signed. Soiled. Lon.: Secker, [1924]. * The London Adventure; Or, The Art of Wandering. Red cloth. Lon.: Secker, [1924]. * The London Adventure. Yellow cloth, dust jacket. NY: Knopf, 1924. * Precious Balms. Green cloth. One of 250 numbered and signed copies. Lon.: Spurr & Swift, 1924. * Ornaments in Jade. Black cloth, slipcase. One of 1000 numbered and signed copies. NY: Knopf, 1924. * Ornaments in Jade. Black cloth, slipcase. One of 1000 numbered and signed copies. NY: Knopf, 1924.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 438: Fine Literature; Peter Parley to Penrod Children's Books; Toledano Collection of Edward Gorey
Date of the auction: 7 Oct 2010
Address: PBA Galleries
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94109 San Francisco, CA
United States
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