Game in the Desert. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1939. 4o. Frontispiece and plates throughout by T.J. Harter. Original green snakeskin cloth gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut and unopened. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 220 of 250 numbered copies. -- GRAND, Gordon. The Southborough Fox. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1939. 8o. Illustrated throughout by Eleanor Iselin Mason. Original red cloth gilt. FIRST EDITION signed by the author on the half title. -- BLAN VAN URK, J. The Story of American Foxhunting. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1940. 2 volumes. 2o. Illustrated throughout. Original red cloth, top edges gilt, other uncut and largely unopened. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, one of 950 unnumbered copies. SIGNED by the author beneath the colophon: "J.B.v. Urk. December 1940." -- WILLIAMS, Ben Ames. The Happy End. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1939. 8o. Illustrated throughout by Churchill Ettinger. Original linen backed blue cloth. (7) " /> [DERRYDALE PRESS]. SIMMONS, Albert Dixon. <I>Wing Shots</I>. New York: Derrydale Press, 1936. 4<V>o. Original brown cloth gilt. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 508 of 550 numbered copies. -- O'CONNOR, Jack. <I>Game in the Desert</I>. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1939. 4<V>o. Frontispiece and plates throughout by T.J. Harter. Original green snakeskin cloth gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut and unopened. <I>Provenance</I>: Esther du Pont Weir (presentation inscription from the author). FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 26 of 250 numbered copies. INSCRIBED by the author on the recto of the first blank "For Esther du Pont Weir, with all good wishes, Jack O'Connor, June, 1939." -- O'CONNOR, Jack. <I>Game in the Desert</I>. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1939. 4<V>o. Frontispiece and plates throughout by T.J. Harter. Original green snakeskin cloth gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut and unopened. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 220 of 250 numbered copies. -- GRAND, Gordon. <I>The Southborough Fox</I>. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1939. 8<V>o. Illustrated throughout by Eleanor Iselin Mason. Original red cloth gilt. FIRST EDITION signed by the author on the half title. -- BLAN VAN URK, J. <I>The Story of American Foxhunting</I>. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1940. 2 volumes. 2<V>o. Illustrated throughout. Original red cloth, top edges gilt, other uncut and largely unopened. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, one of 950 unnumbered copies. SIGNED by the author beneath the colophon: "J.B.v. Urk. December 1940." -- WILLIAMS, Ben Ames. <I>The Happy End</I>. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1939. 8<V>o. Illustrated throughout by Churchill Ettinger. Original linen backed blue cloth. (7) | Christie's
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    [DERRYDALE PRESS]. SIMMONS, Albert Dixon. Wing Shots. New York: Derrydale Press, 1936. 4o. Original brown cloth gilt. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 508 of 550 numbered copies. -- O'CONNOR, Jack. Game in the Desert. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1939. 4o. Frontispiece and plates throughout by T.J. Harter. Original green snakeskin cloth gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut and unopened. Provenance: Esther du Pont Weir (presentation inscription from the author). FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 26 of 250 numbered copies. INSCRIBED by the author on the recto of the first blank "For Esther du Pont Weir, with all good wishes, Jack O'Connor, June, 1939." -- O'CONNOR, Jack. Game in the Desert. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1939. 4o. Frontispiece and plates throughout by T.J. Harter. Original green snakeskin cloth gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut and unopened. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 220 of 250 numbered copies. -- GRAND, Gordon. The Southborough Fox. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1939. 8o. Illustrated throughout by Eleanor Iselin Mason. Original red cloth gilt. FIRST EDITION signed by the author on the half title. -- BLAN VAN URK, J. The Story of American Foxhunting. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1940. 2 volumes. 2o. Illustrated throughout. Original red cloth, top edges gilt, other uncut and largely unopened. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, one of 950 unnumbered copies. SIGNED by the author beneath the colophon: "J.B.v. Urk. December 1940." -- WILLIAMS, Ben Ames. The Happy End. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1939. 8o. Illustrated throughout by Churchill Ettinger. Original linen backed blue cloth. (7)

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    [DERRYDALE PRESS]. SIMMONS, Albert Dixon. Wing Shots. New York: Derrydale Press, 1936. 4o. Original brown cloth gilt. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 508 of 550 numbered copies. -- O'CONNOR, Jack. Game in the Desert. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1939. 4o. Frontispiece and plates throughout by T.J. Harter. Original green snakeskin cloth gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut and unopened. Provenance: Esther du Pont Weir (presentation inscription from the author). FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 26 of 250 numbered copies. INSCRIBED by the author on the recto of the first blank "For Esther du Pont Weir, with all good wishes, Jack O'Connor, June, 1939." -- O'CONNOR, Jack. Game in the Desert. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1939. 4o. Frontispiece and plates throughout by T.J. Harter. Original green snakeskin cloth gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut and unopened. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 220 of 250 numbered copies. -- GRAND, Gordon. The Southborough Fox. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1939. 8o. Illustrated throughout by Eleanor Iselin Mason. Original red cloth gilt. FIRST EDITION signed by the author on the half title. -- BLAN VAN URK, J. The Story of American Foxhunting. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1940. 2 volumes. 2o. Illustrated throughout. Original red cloth, top edges gilt, other uncut and largely unopened. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, one of 950 unnumbered copies. SIGNED by the author beneath the colophon: "J.B.v. Urk. December 1940." -- WILLIAMS, Ben Ames. The Happy End. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1939. 8o. Illustrated throughout by Churchill Ettinger. Original linen backed blue cloth. (7)


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