Sale 17BP02 | Lot 196

[LITERATURE-MISCELLANY] STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS. The History of Moses.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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Lot 196
[LITERATURE-MISCELLANY] STEVENSON, ROBERT LOUIS. The History of Moses. Pennsylvania: Oak Knoll, 1919. Privately printed and...
Pennsylvania: Oak Knoll, 1919. Privately printed and distributed, this copy with a 1926 inscription to collector Leonard Kebler from A. Arnold Newton. Original wrapper, housed in a morocco chemise and slipcase. Fine; Together with JEWETT, SARAH ORNE. A Marsh Island. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1885. First edition, the first chapters embellished with a few fine small watercolors. Full green morocco gilt. One leaf detached, inked numeral on title; DICKENS, CHARLES. Our Mutual Friend. London: Chapman and Hall, 1865. First edition, bound from the parts. Contemporary three-quarters morocco gilt. Spotting, binding rubbed; COOPER, JAMES FENIMORE. The Bravo. London: Coburn, 1831. First edition. 3 volumes. Contemporary half red morocco gilt. Old stains, rubbed; VOLTAIRE. La Purcelle... London: Lutetian Society, 1899. Copy 10 of 500, two volumes, publisher's cloth, morocco box, fine, George Zabriske bookplate; WILDER, THORNTON. The Cabala. New York: Boni, 1926. First edition, inscribed by Wilder on the front free endpaper, with the first issue points including one hand corrected by Wilder. Minor rubbing, a good copy of Wilder's first published book; and a 1955 issue of Stevenson's The Bottle Imp. The lot 10 volumes.


Estimate: $700 - $1,000
Sold for $437 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $700 - $1,000
Sold for $437 (includes buyer's premium)

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