COBURN (ALVIN LANGDON) Men of Mark, presentation copy, 1913
Lot 206
COBURN (ALVIN LANGDON) Men of Mark, presentation copy, 1913
Sold for £2,375 (US$ 3,991) inc. premium
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Men of Mark, FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY FROM COBURN, inscribed "To Hugh from Alvin In grateful remembrance of January 14th-24th 1935", 33 mounted photogravures, some spotting (generally confined to fore-edges and margins of text leaves), publisher's cloth, upper cover with various marks, 4to, Duckworth & Co., and New York, Mitchell Kennerley, 1913


  • Sitters include: Henri Matisse, Robert Bridges, Mark Twain, George Bernard Shaw, Auguste Rodin, W.B. Yeats, J.M. Barrie, Arnold Bennett, Max Beerbohm, Edward Carpenter, H.G. Wells, William Orpen, William Nicholson, Max Weber, Henry James, and others. See illustration on preceding page.
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