TIMLIN, WILLIAM M. 1892-1943. The Ship That Sailed to Mars, A Fantasy. London: George G. Harrap, [c.1923].

This lot has been removed from the website, please contact customer services for more information

Lot 161¤
TIMLIN, WILLIAM M. 1892-1943.
The Ship That Sailed to Mars, A Fantasy. London: George G. Harrap, [c.1923].

Sold for US$ 1,530 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.
TIMLIN, WILLIAM M. 1892-1943.
The Ship That Sailed to Mars, A Fantasy. London: George G. Harrap, [c.1923].
4to. 48 calligraphic text sheets, and 48 illustrated color plates, all mounted to gray cardstock. Modern blue morocco gilt with pictorial inlay of a ship at sail upon a cloud in tan, brown and red morocco on top cover, spine with 5 raised bands, marbled endpapers. Plates re-tipped to new card stock, leaves slightly warped, minor spotting.

FIRST EDITION of Timlin's masterpiece. Only 2,000 copies were printed, and most of those were remaindered, and then destroyed in London in 1941. "The most original and beautiful children's book of the 1920s...." (Dalby, The Golden Age of Children's Book Illustration.)
Contacts
Auction information

This auction is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future auctions, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this auction, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Arms & Armor, Coins and Medals, Motor Cars, Motorcycles, Wine & Whisky

27.5% on the first $3,000 of the hammer price;
25% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of $3,000 up to and including $400,000;
20% of the hammer price of amounts in excess of $400,000 up to and including $4,000,000;
and 13.9% of the hammer price of any amounts in excess of $4,000,000.

Payment Notices

Payment for purchases may be made in or by (a) cash, (b) cashier's check or money order, (c) personal check with approved credit drawn on a U.S. bank, (d) wire transfer or other immediate bank transfer, or (e) Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover credit, charge or debit card. Please note that the amount of cash notes and cash equivalents that can be accepted from a given purchaser may be limited.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Lot symbols
¤ Without reserve