Lot 397 of 459:
Rare play by Henry Arthur Jones, 1904  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$48
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
The Chevaleer: A Comedy in Three Acts

Author:
Jones, Henry Arthur

Place:
London

Publisher:
Printed at the Chiswick Press

Date:
1904

Description:

(8vo), period full vellum, gilt lettering to spine, cloth ties, all edges gilt. First Edition.

One of many of English Dramatist Henry Arthur Jones' plays which were privately printed. This one is particularly rare, with no auction records being located in a number of decades. This copy from the library of author, socialite and mixologist Crosby Gaige, with his bookplate affixed to the front pastedown. Gaige wrote many books on food and bartending.


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Condition:
Soiling to vellum with darkening to spine, one tie with piece lacking; very good.

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Item number:
290695a
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