Sale 20JJ01 | Lot 6

AL KHANZIR [=MARTIN, HUGH G.] To Lorna [cover title]. Collection of articles compiled by the author for his wife, with original photographs.

Catalogue: Sporting & Travel Books From the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

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Lot 6
AL KHANZIR [=MARTIN, HUGH G.] To Lorna [cover title]. Collection of articles compiled by the author for his wife, with original photographs.
[N.p.: circa 1932-1934]. Original green cloth gilt. 9 1/2 x 5 7/8 inches; various paginations; watercolor card signed "L. Martin" (likely Lorna) loosely inserted, mounted gelatin silver prints of various sizes with manuscript captions, manuscript letter with drawings tipped in. Extremities bumped, some pale staining to cloth a bit edgeworn with some toning, marginalia throughout.
Unique compilation of articles by Al Khanzir from various sporting magazines, annotated by him throughout. He has included original photographic prints, drawings, and notes, and a watercolor "Christmas card" likely by Martin's wife Lorna. A manuscript note at the beginning states: "This book is made up of Hugo's articles cut out of Blackwoods & Cornhill Magazines, & bound together, long before it was suggested he should turn them into a consecutive book (i.e. "Sunset from the Main".)"


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Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $225 (includes buyer's premium)

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Sporting & Travel Books From the Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

Tue, Feb 04, 2020 at 10am EST