Lot 122 of 221:
1 of 12 copies printed on vellum  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,200
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
Knickerbocker Papers, Being Rip Van Winkle & the Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Author:
Irving, Washington

Place:
London

Publisher:
Philip Lee Warner, Publisher to the Medici Society

Date:
1914

Description:

vii, [1], 53, [4] pp. 22.7x16 cm (9x6¼"), full limp vellum lettered in gilt on front cover & spine, ribbon ties, top edge gilt. Number six of twelve copies printed on vellum in the Riccardi fount.

Lovely Riccardi Press printing on vellum of Washington Irving's quintessential American literature. 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some normal darkening and discoloratin to the vellum coves; a fine copy.


 
Item number:
279690
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