Lot 739: Haggard (Henry Rider)



2015-06-29 14:44:37

Lot 739: Haggard (Henry Rider). Nada The Lily, 1st American edition, New York, 1892, vignette title and 23 plates, 8 pp. publisher's adverts at rear, original red cloth gilt, slightly rubbed and soiled, small closed tear to spine, together with Heart of the World, 1st American edition, New York, 1895, 13 plates, 16 pp. publisher's adverts at rear, original blue cloth gilt with upper cover decoration in red and gilt, plus Finished, 1st American edition, New York, 1917, colour frontispiece, original red cloth gilt, a little rubbed at edges, pictorial dust jacket, slightly frayed and soiled, lacking inner flaps and price removed from spine, plus other Haggard American first editions of novels, 1894/1923 (Queen Sheba's Ring lacks plate opposite p. 226, and Marie with 2 leaves torn and crudely repaired with sellotape without loss), the majority with ownership signature of Roger Allen to front pastedowns, all original cloth, some rubbing and occ Dominic Winter's Children’s & Illustrated Books Auction June 2015 Thursday, 11th June 2015 Estimate: £300-500
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