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[DERRYDALE PRESS] | A Group of Three Titles

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $
Zuschlagspreis:  n. a.
Los-Nr. 18, Aufrufe: 47

Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold[DERRYDALE PRESS] A Group of Three Titles Lot includes: Vosburgh, W. S., Ed. Cherished Portraits of Thoroughbred Horses, from the Collection of William Woodward With Notes by W. S. Vosburgh. [New York:] Privately Printed, Ernest R. Gee, 1929. Large 4to (12 3/4 x 9 5/8 in., uncut). 68 engraved plates, 3 charts; some light marginal browning. Full red morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, spine gilt in six compartments, covers with gilt borders, upper cover gilt lettered, top edges gilt; some rubbing and darkening to spine and edges. Quarter morocco gilt clamshell case. One of 200 copies of "Connett's first major work in fine book production. It was contracted through Ernest Gee and Mr. Woodward spared no expense" (Siegal). Presentation copy, inscribed by Woodward on an initial blank, "To my friend Mr. Wickham Hoffman with best regards, William Woodward " Frazier V-4-a; Podeschi 373; Siegal 22 (cf. also p. 234). Provenance: Wickham Hoffman (presentation inscription) — Connett, Eugene V., Ed. Upland Game Bird Shooting. New York, 1930. 4to (12 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.; 313 x 241 mm). 64 plates (5 in color) by Lynn Bogue Hunt Edgar Burke, William J. Schaldach, Bert Cobb, and others. Original full brown morocco, spine gilt in six compartments, covers with gilt borders with hunting motifs, upper cover lettered in gilt, top edges gilt, pictorial endpapers; minimal wear, lower right corner of upper cover slightly bumped. Deluxe edition, copy 44 of 75 numbered copies, with an original signed etched frontispiece by William J. Schaldach. Biscotti p. 92; Frazier C-11-a; Siegel 45. Provenance: R. M. Wilson (inscription in pencil on flyleaf); J. F. Hall (inscription in pencil on flyleaf) — Reeve, J. Stanley. Foxhunting Formalities. Introduction by Henry G. Vaughan. New York, 1930. 8vo (9 3/8 x 6 1/4 in.; 238 x 158 mm). Title printed in red and black with vignette, illustrations by Paul Brown. Half red morocco, spine gilt in six compartments, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt; joints and edges showing wear. Copy 34 of 99 large-paper copies, signed by Reeve on the half-title. Laid in is a photocopy of a letter from Reeve to Eugene V. Connett, 7 October 1930. Frazier R-4-DD; Siegel 37 Group lots not subject to return.Condition ReportCondition as described in catalogue entry. The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The

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Auktionshaus: Sotheby's
Titel: Books and Manuscripts: A Spring Miscellany
Auktionsdatum: 14.05.2020 - 21.05.2020
Adresse: Sotheby's
New York