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Malan, Alfred Henry (1852-1928) Famous Homes of Great Britain and their Stories[and] More Famous Homes of Great Britain, ex libris Edit

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1127
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

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Malan, Alfred Henry (1852-1928) Famous Homes of Great Britain and their Stories[and] More Famous Homes of Great Britain, ex libris Edith Wharton. New York: Putnam's Sons [and] London: The Pall Mall Magazine, 1900. Two large octavo volumes, each with Edith Wharton's Pavillon Colombe, Saint-Brice-sous-Foret bookplate pasted inside the front board, bound in uniform publisher's red cloth ornately stamped in gilt with a Tudor rose design; some wear to bindings, including fraying cloth, corner bumps, spine fading, and a tear along the front joint, signed on ffep by Ruth Henley, Mrs. I. Greenwood Duncan, 11 x 7 1/2 in. (2)
Estimate $300-500


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alfred henry, tudor rose, Ruth Henley, I. Greenwood Duncan, London, United Kingdom, Book design, Bookbinding, Bookplate, Books, Edith Wharton, Ex Libris, Pall, Publishing, Saint-Brice-sous-ForĂȘt, Visual arts

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