Lot of 10 American Literature volumes
Estimate: US$250 - US$350
Price realised: US$270
Title: Lot of 10 American Literature volumes Author: ** Place: New York, et al. Publisher: Limited Editions Club Date: 1934-74 Description: With: The Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson: The First Series...and the Second Series. Intro. by Edward F. O'Day. 13½x9¼, linen-backed boards, printed spine label. 1 of 1500 copies printed by John Henry Nash (signed), 1934. * Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The House of the Seven Gables. Intro. by Van Wyck Brooks. Illus. color drawings by Valenti Angelo. 9¼x5¾, ¼ leather & marbled boards. 1 of 1500 copies printed by Edmund B. Thompson at Hawthorn House, 1935. * Hawthorne. The Scarlet Letter. Intro. by Dorothy Canfield. Illus. with lithographs by Henry Varnum Poor 9¼x6, full red leather, morocco spine label. 1 of 1500 copies printed by George C. Miller, 1941. * Poe, Edgar Allan. Tales of Mystery & Imagination. Preface by Vincent Starrett. With 16 aquatints by William Sharp 10½x7, black cloth. 1 of 1500 copies printed by the Garamond Press, 1941. * The Education of Henry Adams: An Autobiography. Illus. with 12 etchings by Samuel Chamberlain 10x6¾, cloth. 1 of 1500 copies printed at the Merrymount Press, 1942. * Adams, Henry. Mont-Saint Michel and Chartes. Illus. with screened gravure plates after photographs by Samuel Chamberlain 10x7, gray buckram. 1 of 1500 copies from the press of A. Colish, 1957. * Wallace, Lew. Ben Hur. Illus. by Joe Mugnaini. 10½x7, ¼ leather & natural linen, leather cover label. 1 of 1500 copies designed by John Fass & printed by the Connecticut Printers, 1960. * Howells, William Dean. The Rise of Silas Lapham. Illus. by Mimi Korachi. 10¾x7, pictorial cloth. 1 of 1500 copies printed by Beck Engraving Co., 1961. * Irving, Washington. The Alhambra. Illus. by Lima de Freitas 11x7¾, full brocade cloth, morocco spine label. 1 of 1500 copies designed by Robert L. Dothard & printed at the press of A. Colish, 1969. * Crane, Stephen. Maggie, A Girl of the Streets: A Story of New York. Intro. by Shirley Ann Grau. Illus. with gravure reproductions of etchings by Sigmund Abeles 10½x7¼, ¼ glazed goatskin & patterned cloth. 1 of 2000 copies printed at the Press of A. Colish from the typographic plan of Abe Lerner, 1974. Together, 10 volumes. Original bindings, slipcases. Each signed by the illustrator or designer in the colophon. Lot Amendments Condition: Light to mild wear overall; very good to near fine in like slipcases. Item number: 191694
Informations about the auction
|Auction house:||PBA Galleries|
|Title:||Sale 381: Fine Literature with Publications from The Limited Editions Club|
|Date of the auction:||12 Jun 2008|
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