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Lot 50
ANSTEY (F.) pseud. of THOMAS ANSTEY GUTHRIE
Salted Almonds, 1906; The Pariah, 1907; The Brass Bottle, 1911; A Fallen Idol, 1911; The Giant's Robe, 1907; Vice Versa or a Lesson to Fathers, 1912, together 6 vol.

Sold for £ 155 (US$ 192) inc. premium
ANSTEY (F.) pseud. of THOMAS ANSTEY GUTHRIE
Salted Almonds, 1906; The Pariah, 1907; The Brass Bottle, 1911; A Fallen Idol, 1911; The Giant's Robe, 1907; Vice Versa or a Lesson to Fathers, 1912, together 6 vol., author's presentation copies, each inscribed to Lady Elizabeth, with an autograph letter to her loosely inserted (dated 1914), full vellum, by Birdsall, elaborate gilt, the covers with central monogram "E.B.", g.e., bookplate of R. Randolph Bruce, 8vo, Smith, Elder (6)

Footnotes

  • The author's presentation copies, given to Lady Elizabeth Northcote on the occassion of her marriage to Robert Randolph Bruce in January 1914. Tragically she died of a ruptured appendix just eight months later having just set up home at Pynelogs in British Columbia.
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