Lot 26 of 725:
MS by Wilder Bentley of Archetype Press  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$600
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
The XXI [-LXVII] Days by Wilder Bentley - three manuscript fascicles
Author:
Bentley, Wilder
Place:
[Berkeley]
Publisher:
Date:
1953
Description:

Comprises:

  • The XXI Days by Wilder Bentley, April-May 1953 [Field Notes on Landscape as the Expression of a Peculiar Order of Perfection...]
  • The XXII to the XLIII Day (Second Fascicle) May-June 1953. [Field Notes - and Plantings... Being a Continuation of The XXI Days]
  • The XLIV to the LXIII Day (Third Fascicle) June-July 1953.[Field Notes - and Plantings... Being a Continuation of The XXI Days]

Together, 3 fascicles. 32 or 48 pp. Handwritten in ink by Wilder Bentley. 33x25 cm. (13x10"), wrappers.

Philosophical, artistic, and intellectual meanderings by the Berkeley-based proprietor of the Archetype Press. Each inscribed to William Willeford of Tulare, with note in the first fascicle "One copy of The XXI Days hand written for William Willeford of Tulare..."

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Wrappers a little dusty; very good.
 
Item number:
244658
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