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Two signed first editions by Osbert Sitwell  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$60
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
Two signed works by Osbert Sitwell
Author:
Sitwell, Osbert
Place:
London
Publisher:
Date:
Various dates
Description:

2 octavo volumes. Includes:

  • Dumb Animal. Original purple cloth, gilt lettering. A presentation copy inscribed to the to the dedicatee of the title story, “For dearest Francis, / to whom the / first story is dedicated, / with almost / all the author’s affection, / Osbert. 1930.” Cloth soiled and slightly damp-stained, mild corner bumps; very good. Duckworth, 1930.
  • Dickens. Red buckram spine, decorated black and white boards, gilt lettering, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Light toning to boards; near fine or better. First Edition, large paper issue. No. 4 of 110 numbered copies signed by Sitwell at the limitation. Chatto & Windus, 1932.

Sir Francis Osbert Sacheverell Sitwell, 5th Baronet was an English writer. His elder sister was Edith Sitwell and his younger brother was Sacheverell Sitwell. Like them, he devoted his life to art and literature.

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Condition:
Light wear to bindings; very good and near fine.
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Item number:
290678a
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