Lot 131 of 302:
Dard Hunter Before Life began 1/219  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Before Life Began: 1883-1923

Author:
Hunter, Dard

Place:
Cleveland

Publisher:
The Rowfant Club

Date:
1941

Description:

[2], 115, [3] pp. Watermark portrait frontispiece. (8vo) vellum-backed marbled boards, gilt spine; slipcase. No. 90 of 219 copies. 

Signed by designer Bruce Rogers at the colophon. Printed at the press of A. Colish, New York on paper made in the author's mill. Laid in loose is an additional watermark portrait of Dard Hunter on watermark paper.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some wear and a bit of chipping to slipcase; foxing to vellum, light rubbing to extremities; spotting to edges, offsetting to endpapers; very good or better.


 
Item number:
308626
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