Lot 377: Rare bibliography of Victorial Lady Novelists 1/150 copies

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2015-06-29 14:09:23


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Lot 377: Author: Parrish, Morris L. . Title: Victorian Lady Novelists: George Eliot, Mrs. Gaskell, The Brontë Sisters. First editions in the library at Dormy House, Pine Valley, New Jersey. . Place Published: London. Publisher: Constable. Date Published: 1933. Description: xii, 160 pp. Photographic frontispiece, 9 plates (1 folding), and 11 facsimiles (1 folding). (4to) original green cloth, dust jacket. No. 15 of 150 copies. First Edition. Inscribed by Parrish "For Fishers of Books (Barton Currie) from Victorian Lady Novelists." A most important bibliography which defined new areas of collecting and refined collecting methods. Association copies of bibliographies are always alluring. It is likely that Currie and Parrish knew each other well. Jacket lightly edge worn, splitting at front flap fold; volume fine, jacket very good or better. PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London Thursday, 25th June 2015 Estimate: $600-900
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