Sale 22JK01 | Lot 157

DOUGLAS, NORMAN Capri: Materials for a Description of the Island.

Catalogue: The Collection of Jay I. Kislak sold to benefit the Kislak Family Foundation
DOUGLAS, NORMAN  Capri: Materials for a Description of the Island.

Lot Details

Lot 157
DOUGLAS, NORMAN Capri: Materials for a Description of the Island.
Florence: G. Orioli, 1930. First edition, the deluxe issue with the frontispiece signed in ink, printed on Binda hand-made paper (the deluxe issue thought to be 103 copies, from the subscriber list). Publisher's sky-blue cloth, leather spine label. 11 5/8 x 8 1/4 inches (30 x 21 cm); xvi, 366 pp.; frontispiece, 24 plates. The rear cover a trifle stained. An uncut copy.

The subscriber list is in interesting one, including Harold Acton, Nancy Cunard, Max Beerbohm, Arnold Bennett, H.G. Wells, Calvin Coolidge, Alfred Knopf (and one bookseller--Jake Zeitlin). The book is rare in this form.


C The Collection of Jay I. Kislak sold to benefit the Kislak Family Foundation

Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $189 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $189 (includes buyer's premium)

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The Collection of Jay I. Kislak sold to benefit the Kislak Family Foundation

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