Lot 4 of 721:
Liber Scriptorum: The Second Book of the Authors Club  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$168
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$200 - $300

Title:
Liber Scriptorum: The Second Book of the Authors Club
Author:
Place:
New York
Publisher:
The Authors Club
Date:
1921
Description:

xx, [2], 582, [2] pp. Decorative head and tail pieces. (Folio), Full gilt decorated blindstamped brown morocco, gilt dentelles, top edge gilt. No. 113 of 251 copies. 

129 literary pieces, 126 of them signed by the authors, as issued. 3 pieces were not signed, due to illness, etc. as noted in the postscript. With a handwritten note from the Authors Club dated 1930 taped to the front flyleaf. Authors include Henry Augustin Beers, Richard Edwin Day, William Henry Pickering, Albert Shaw and many others. Scarce anthology, handsomely presented. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Rubbing to joints and extremities; 3" tear with loss to fore edge of half title, likely from when the pages were originally separated, interior bright; very good or better.
 
Item number:
287366
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