Lot 80 of 377:
Laura Richards' Captain January signed deluxe 1/00  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Captain January
Author:
Richards, Laura E.
Place:
Boston
Publisher:
Estes & Lauriat
Date:
1898
Description:

128 pp. Illustrated with 6 etchings by W. H. W. Bicknell after drawings by Frank T. Merrill. (8vo), finely bound in three quarter red morocco and marbled boards, gilt decorated spine with raised bands. No. 91 of 100 copies on Japanese hand-made paper. Being the Centennial Edition or the Hundredth Thousand.

Signed by Laura Richards and the publishers at the limitation, and signed by etcher W. H. W. Bicknell on the first etching. Rare deluxe large paper edition, handsomely bound. Also included is a single page signed, typed letter by Laura Richards, thanking the recipient for birthday letters and promising to send books. The letter is dated March 23, 1936.

Richards' mother was Julia Ward Howe, author of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic".  Richards and her sister wrote the biography of their mother, for which she received the Pulitzer Prize for Biography. Captain January was made into a popular movie starring Shirley Temple

Lot Amendments
Condition:
A bit of light rubbing to extremities; else fine.
 
Item number:
300783a
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