NINETEENTH CENTURY AMERICAN LITERATURE. A group of 5 titles, comprising: 1. JAMES, HENRY. 1843-1916. The Portrait of a Lady. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1882. Modern blue morocco gilt by Zaehnsdorf, gilt-decorated dentelles, marbled endpapers, edges gilt. First American edition, later printing.

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NINETEENTH CENTURY AMERICAN LITERATURE.
A group of 5 titles, comprising:
1. JAMES, HENRY. 1843-1916. The Portrait of a Lady. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1882. Modern blue morocco gilt by Zaehnsdorf, gilt-decorated dentelles, marbled endpapers, edges gilt. First American edition, later printing.

Sold for US$ 1,785 inc. premium

Fine Books and Manuscripts

13 Jun 2019, 13:00 EDT

New York

The Property of Nicole and William M. Keck II. Sold without reserve to benefit charitable institutions.
NINETEENTH CENTURY AMERICAN LITERATURE.
A group of 5 titles, comprising:
1. JAMES, HENRY. 1843-1916. The Portrait of a Lady. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co., 1882. Modern blue morocco gilt by Zaehnsdorf, gilt-decorated dentelles, marbled endpapers, edges gilt. First American edition, later printing. Light browning.
2. ---. The Two Magics. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1898. Modern red morocco by Zaehnsdorf, spine gilt, gilt-decorated dentelles, marbled endpapers, edges gilt. Dampstaining at gutter, title page loose. First American edition.
3. LONGFELLOW, HENDRY WADSWORTH. 1807-1882. The Golden Legend. Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1852. Modern tan morocco gilt by Asprey, marbled endpapers, edges gilt. First edition. Browning.
4. IRVING, WASHINGTON. 1783-1859. Old Christmas. London: The MacMillan Company, 1876. Illustrations by Randolph Caldecott, including illustrated title page in pale blue and black. Modern red morocco gilt by Asprey, watered silk endleaves, edges gilt. Browning.
5. MELVILLE, HERMAN. 1819-1891. Moby Dick. New York: Random House, 1930. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent. Modern navy blue morocco gilt by Asprey, marbled endpapers, edges gilt. FIRST KENT TRADE EDITION. Minimal wear.
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