Lot 218 of 263:
James, Henry First Edition books in full leather  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$875
Estimate:
$2,500 - $3,500

Title:
Lot of 3 first editions in 4 volumes bound in leather

Author:
James, Henry

Place:
London & New York

Publisher:

Date:
1886-1905

Description:
With: The Bostonians. 449 + [2] ad pp. 7¼x5, half green morocco & cloth, spine lettered in gilt (title & author over black background), raised bands, new blue endpapers. Single volume edition, one of 5000 copies (of which 3000 were for export). (Owner’s signature with 1890 date partially erased on title, light foxing). [Edel and Laurence A28b]. L: Macmillan, 1886. * The Wings of the Dove. 2 vols. 329; 436 pp. 6¾x4½, uniform full burgundy oasis morocco, spines ruled & lettered in gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. 1st U.S. [Edel & Laurence A56a]. Scribner’s, 1902. * The Golden Bowl. [6], 548 + 40 ad pp. Ads dated February 1905. 7¼x5, full orange oasis morocco, spine ruled & lettered in gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt; with original gilt-stamped green cloth spine tipped-in on leaf at rear. [Edel & Laurence A60b]. L: Methuen, [1905]. Together, 3 titles in 4 volumes. First Editions. Bound by the Jack Chitgian Bindery (Los Angeles).

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Condition:
Expected aging to contents, else fine in superb leather bindings.


 
Item number:
174448
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