Lot 749: Haggard (Henry Rider, 1856-1925)



2015-06-29 14:44:33

Lot 749: Haggard (Henry Rider, 1856-1925). Stella Fregelius, A Tale of Three Destinies, 1st English edition, Longmans, Green & Co., 1904, publisher's advert leaf at rear, ownership signature of Roger Allen in blue ballpoint pen to front free endpaper verso and neat name and address ink stamp to endpaper facing ('F. Brodie Lodge, Floore House, Northants') with additional ink note beneath, 'Ex Normanton Library, October 1940', author's signed presentation inscription inscribed on Ditchingham House, Norfolk printed letterhead and pasted to front pastedown, 'To Sir Oliver Lodge from H. Rider Haggard. In recollection of a very interesting evening 1 Feb: 1904', original blue cloth gilt, lower corners bumped, together with a 1st American edition of the same work, New York, 1903, 24 pp. publisher's adverts at rear, some heavy spotting to first and last leaves including title, inner hinges slightly cracked and lacking rear free endpaper, Booklovers Dominic Winter's Children’s & Illustrated Books Auction June 2015 Thursday, 11th June 2015 Estimate: £400-600
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