WIth a note from Victoria Sackville-West

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2015-11-02 12:15:46


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Lot 222: (Sackville-West, Victoria - her copy) Author: Muntz, Eugene. Title: La Tapisserie - Victoria Sackville-West's Copy, with a note from her regarding her bookplate design. Place Published: Paris. Publisher: Alcide Picard & Kaan. Date Published: (c.1900). Description: 390 pp. Illustrated. (8vo) 20.5x13 cm (8x5 1/4") later full brown morocco, spine gilt, all edges gilt, original wrappers bound in. Fifth Edition. With the bookplate of Victoria Sackville-West on the front pastedown endpaper. Affixed to the front free endpaper is an autograph note, signed, on her Knole, Sevenoaks stationery reading, in full: "I had this bookplate done from the design on page 229, with the addition of Knole in the background. Victoria Sackville-West, 1907." The design is from a sixteenth century tapestry. Condition: Binding rubbed, small chip at spine head; paper browned; very good. PBA Galleries' Rare Books & Manuscripts Sunday, 1st November 2015 Estimate: $600-$900
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