Lot 42 of 168:
First edition of Newton's classic volume on bibliophilia  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Amenities of Book-Collection, and Kindred Affections

Author:
Newton, A. Edward

Place:
Boston

Publisher:
The Atlantic Monthly Press

Date:
1918

Description:

355 pages. With illustrations. (8vo) cloth-backed boards with printed spine label, errata slip tipped in at p. 268. First Edition.

This copy of Newton's classic volume on bibliophilia is from the library of the Lotos Club of New York with the club's bookplate on the front pastedown and stamp on the title page. The book has been inscribed and signed by the author: "This is a first edition of my first book. A. Edward Newton, January 14, 1935." Loosely inserted is one of Newton's Oak Knoll bookplates.

Donated by Locus Solus Rare Books, Los Angeles CA.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Covers scuffed and moderately soiled; some marks to endpapers and rubberstamp on title page; very good.


 
Item number:
308338
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