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Auction archive: Lot number 136

MOUNTEVANS, Edward Evans, Baron (1880-1957).

Estimate
US$500 - US$700
Price realised:
US$1,000
Auction archive: Lot number 136

MOUNTEVANS, Edward Evans, Baron (1880-1957).

Estimate
US$500 - US$700
Price realised:
US$1,000
Beschreibung:

* MOUNTEVANS, Edward Evans, Baron (1880-1957). South with Scott. London: W. Collins Sons, 1921. 8vo (222 x 140 mm). Frontispiece portrait, 3 folding maps, folding diagram. Publisher's red-lettered blue cloth (cloth slightly bubbled). Provenance: Publisher's review copy (publisher's slip and blind stamp). FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, A VERY RARE PUBLISHER'S REVIEW COPY, with publisher's review slip tipped to front free endpaper and blind stamp to title-page. Evans's memoir of Scott's triumph, reflecting the hero status Scott had attained by the close of World War I. Conrad, p. 176; Rosove 117.A1 (very scarce, and noting that it is unlikely that more than 20 review copies were circulated of this first issue); Spence 432; Taurus 83 (second impression). Estimate $500-700

Auction archive: Lot number 136
Auction:
Datum:
31 Oct 2018
Auction house:
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
1338 West Lake Street
Chicago IL 60607
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)312 280 1212
Beschreibung:

* MOUNTEVANS, Edward Evans, Baron (1880-1957). South with Scott. London: W. Collins Sons, 1921. 8vo (222 x 140 mm). Frontispiece portrait, 3 folding maps, folding diagram. Publisher's red-lettered blue cloth (cloth slightly bubbled). Provenance: Publisher's review copy (publisher's slip and blind stamp). FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, A VERY RARE PUBLISHER'S REVIEW COPY, with publisher's review slip tipped to front free endpaper and blind stamp to title-page. Evans's memoir of Scott's triumph, reflecting the hero status Scott had attained by the close of World War I. Conrad, p. 176; Rosove 117.A1 (very scarce, and noting that it is unlikely that more than 20 review copies were circulated of this first issue); Spence 432; Taurus 83 (second impression). Estimate $500-700

Auction archive: Lot number 136
Auction:
Datum:
31 Oct 2018
Auction house:
Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
1338 West Lake Street
Chicago IL 60607
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)312 280 1212
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