Lot 190 of 253:
Beauties of Boswell, Jean Hersholt's copy  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Beauties of Boswell
Author:
Rowlandson, Thomas
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
Book Club of California
Date:
1942
Description:

Introduction by Flodden Heron. 10 loose color plates after Rowlandson. (Oblong 4to) 27.5x37 cm (11¾x15") original cloth-backed marbled boards portfolio, cover label. One of 250 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press.

This copy with the decorative bookplate of Jean Pierre Hersholt, signed by him in blue pen. Hersholt was a Danish-born actor who lived in the United States, where he was a leading film and radio talent, best known for his 17 years starring on radio in Dr. Christian and for playing Shirley Temple's grandfather in Heidi. BCC 61; GB 379.

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Condition:
Light wear, bowing to boards; some light soiling to outer portfolio; contents fine.
 
Item number:
283871
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