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Lot of 11 titles in 14 volumes in the LEC First Series

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Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $
Zuschlagspreis:  450 $
Los-Nr. 467, Aufrufe: 324

Title: Lot of 11 titles in 14 volumes in the LEC First Series Author: ** Place: New York, et al. Publisher: Limited Editions Club Date: 1929-30; 40 Description: With: Swift, Jonathan. The Travels of Lemuel Gulliver. Illus. with plates by Alexander King. 11x7, half pigskin & cloth. Slipcase with splits and repairs. 1 of 1500 copies printed by Norman T. A. Munder, signed by the artist, 1929. * The Travels of Baron Munchausen. Intro. by Carl Van Doren. Illus. with engravings by John Held, Jr. 10½x7, quarter green calf & dec. boards. 1 of 1500 copies printed by The Lakeside Press, signed by the artist, 1929. * Whittier, John Greenleaf. Snow-Bound: A Winter Idyl. 11¼x7¼, cloth-backed marbled boards. No slipcase. 1 of 1500 copies designed by Carl Purlington Rollins & printed by the Yale University Press, signed by the designer, 1930. * Poe, Edgar Allan. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym. Illus. by Rene Clarke. 11x7½, ¼ parchment & black leather. 1 of 1500 copies printed by Fred Anthoensen of the Southworth Press, signed by the artist, 1930. * Stevenson, R.L. Two Mediaeval Tales. Illus. with color plates & dec. initials by C. B. Falls. 9x7¼, full blindstamped calf. 1 of 1500 copies printed by the Marchbanks Press, signed by the artist, 1930. * The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio 2 vols. Trans. by Frances Winwar. 11½x8¾, terracotta cloth, gilt-lettered morocco spine labels. Slipcase spine detached. 1 of 1500 copies designed & decorated by T. M. Cleland & printed at the press of A. Colish, signed by Cleland, 1930. * Irving. Rip Van Winkle.... Intro. by Mark Van Doren. Olive green calf. No slipcase. 1 of 1500 copies designed by F.W. Goudy & printed by the Walpole Printing Office, signed by Goudy, 1930. * Daudet. Tartarin of Tarascon. 2 vols. Trans. by LeClerq. Illus. by W.A. Dwiggins. 16mo. Cloth-backed dec. boards. No slipcase. 1 of 1500 copies printed by the Walpole Printing Office, signed by Dwiggins, 1930. * Fouqué. Undine. Trans. by Gosse. Illus. with woodcuts by Allen Lewis Folio. Dec. cloth. No slipcase. 1 of 1500 copies printed by the Harbor Press, signed by the artist, 1930. * Defoe, Daniel. The Life and Strange Surpising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner. Intro. by Ford Madox Ford. Color illus. by Edward A. Wilson 10½x7, flexible green cloth, morocco spine label. 1 of 1500 copies by the Grabhorn Press, signed by the artist, 1930. * The Fables of La Fontaine. 2 vols. Illus. with copper engravings by Rudolph Ruzicka 8½x5¼, gilt-stamped blue cloth. No slipcase. 1 of 1500 copies printed by D. B. Updike at the Merrymount Press, signed by the artist, 1930. * Also one non-LEC, Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman, intro. by Christopher Morley, illus. by Lewis Daniel, green burlap, slipcase. Doubleday, Doran, 1940. Together, 15 volumes. Original bindings, 7 titles in slipcase. Each signed by the illustrator or the designer in the colophon. All titles of the first series represented; needs only the LEC edition of Leaves of Grass. Lot Amendments Condition: Light to mild wear overall, volumes very good to near fine; slipcases good to very good. Item number: 191654

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: PBA Galleries
Titel: Sale 381: Fine Literature with Publications from The Limited Editions Club
Auktionsdatum: 12.06.2008
Adresse: PBA Galleries
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94109 San Francisco, CA
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