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Auction archive: Lot number 299

The History of Saint Louis

Estimate
US$1,500 - US$2,500
Price realised:
US$1,080
Auction archive: Lot number 299

The History of Saint Louis

Estimate
US$1,500 - US$2,500
Price realised:
US$1,080
Beschreibung:

Title: The History of Saint Louis Author: John, Lord of Joinville Seneschal of Champagne Place: [Newtown, Montgomeryshire] Publisher: Gregynog Press Date: 1937 Description: Translated by Joan Evans. [vi], 157, [11] pp. 17 hand-colored armorial shields engraved on wood by Reynolds Stone; 2 maps drawn by Berthold Wolpe (Folio) 34x24 cm. (13½x9½"), original full brown morocco, gilt shield on front, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, slipcase. No. 159 of 200 copies. "The book is one of the most impressive to come from Gregynog, and due credit must be given to James Wardrop for this sumptuous production to which several well known artists contributed" (Harrop, p. 158). Harrop 37 Lot Amendments Condition: Slipcase worn; one folio (pp. 1-4) slightly pulled (missed by the binder's thread at the top); else volume fine. Item number: 220903

Auction archive: Lot number 299
Auction:
Datum:
6 Oct 2011
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
Beschreibung:

Title: The History of Saint Louis Author: John, Lord of Joinville Seneschal of Champagne Place: [Newtown, Montgomeryshire] Publisher: Gregynog Press Date: 1937 Description: Translated by Joan Evans. [vi], 157, [11] pp. 17 hand-colored armorial shields engraved on wood by Reynolds Stone; 2 maps drawn by Berthold Wolpe (Folio) 34x24 cm. (13½x9½"), original full brown morocco, gilt shield on front, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, slipcase. No. 159 of 200 copies. "The book is one of the most impressive to come from Gregynog, and due credit must be given to James Wardrop for this sumptuous production to which several well known artists contributed" (Harrop, p. 158). Harrop 37 Lot Amendments Condition: Slipcase worn; one folio (pp. 1-4) slightly pulled (missed by the binder's thread at the top); else volume fine. Item number: 220903

Auction archive: Lot number 299
Auction:
Datum:
6 Oct 2011
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
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