RANSOME (ARTHUR) Edgar Allan Poe. A Critical Study, FIRST EDITION, PUBLISHER'S OWN SPECIALLY BOUND COPY, 1934; and others, several inscribed, by Ransome (32)

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RANSOME (ARTHUR)
Edgar Allan Poe. A Critical Study, FIRST EDITION, PUBLISHER'S OWN SPECIALLY BOUND COPY, 1910; and others, several inscribed, by Ransome (32)

Sold for £ 3,750 (US$ 4,703) inc. premium
RANSOME (ARTHUR)
Edgar Allan Poe. A Critical Study, PUBLISHER'S OWN SPECIALLY BOUND COPY, inscribed "This edition is limited to 2 copies, of which this is No. 1. Martin Secker", bookplate of Morris Cockburn, publisher's white buckram gilt, Secker, 1910; The Little People of the Wood. A Story of John and His Friends, publisher's pictorial wrappers, SCARCE [not mentioned by Cowen, and only recorded in Ransome bibliography addenda], Amalgamated Press, [?1909]; The Hoofmarks of the Faun, GELATIN SILVER PRINT PORTRAIT OF THE AUTHOR mounted on half-title, blindstamped on title "Presentation for Review", Martin Secker, [1911]; A Night in the Luxembourg. By Remy de Gourmont, preface by Ransome, Stephen Swift, 1912; Oscar Wilde. A Critical Study, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY inscribed in pencil to Bernard Cecil Blake, Secker, 1912; Portraits and Speculations, blindstamped "Presentation copy" on title, Macmillan, 1913; [as editor] The World's Story Tellers, 9 vol. [including Hoffmann, Poe, Merimee, Cervantes, and others], T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1908-9; Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp in Rhyme, colour plates by Mackenzie, dust-jacket (restored), 4to, Nisbet, [1919]; Old Peter's Russian Tales, T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1916; idem, later issue, with dust-jacket, [c.1930]; idem, First and Third Series,INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR FOR HIS DAUGHTER TABITHA, one inscribed "For a Wolly Babba", the other "For an Imptom", Thomas Nelson, [after 1916]; Six Weeks in Russia in 1919, publisher's wrappers, George Allen, [June 1919]; idem, second impression, publisher's cloth, [July 1919]; The Soldier and Death. A Russian Folk Tale, [for the Author, 1920]; idem, reprint edition, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR "For C.G. Bolle, who may be amused to know that I was working on this when the first noises of the revolution (Mar. 1917) called me out into the street. A.R.", Jonathan Cape, 1945, publisher's wrappers, unless otherwise stated FIRST EDITIONS, publisher's cloth, 8vo; and 8 others by Ransome (32)
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