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Sperry, Armstrong (1897-1976) Mock-up with Original Art for All Set Sail: a Romance of the Flying Cloud.

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1182
Sold for:
$400$325

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

Description:

Sperry, Armstrong (1897-1976) Mock-up with Original Art for All Set Sail: a Romance of the Flying Cloud. Quarto-format bound book with a hand-drawn dust jacket, hand-drawn and colored pastedown and flyleaf depicting a seascape with leaping dolphins in the foreground and a three-masted ship in the background; signed and presented by Sperry to Louise on ffep, with some typed and handwritten text and approximately thirty-eight original drawings, the vast majority pen-and-ink (a few in pencil only), including some double-page illustrations, full-page, vignettes, initials, and head- and tail-pieces, pages left blank for text, and additional blank leaves at the end, bound in paper boards with a green cloth spine, 10 x 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500


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Book design, Book publishing, Bookbinding, Books, Flyleaf, Initial, Manuscript, Publishing, Quarto, Visual arts

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