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    Sale 5747

    A Sporting Garland: Works by Cecil Aldin

    12 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 35

    MASEFIELD, John. Right Royal. London: William Heinemann, 1922. 4°. Half title, tipped-in coloured frontispiece and 3 plates by Cecil Aldin, illustrations. Original vellum-backed paper pictorial boards gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut (rubbed). Provenance: later inscription on front free endpaper. NUMBER 59 OF 375 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND ARTIST.

    Price Realised  

    MASEFIELD, John. Right Royal. London: William Heinemann, 1922. 4°. Half title, tipped-in coloured frontispiece and 3 plates by Cecil Aldin, illustrations. Original vellum-backed paper pictorial boards gilt, top edges gilt, others uncut (rubbed). Provenance: later inscription on front free endpaper. NUMBER 59 OF 375 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND ARTIST.

    With 13 other books illustrated by Cecil Aldin including Old Inns (London, 1921, deluxe edition bound in half vellum), John Masefield's Right Royal (London, 1922, bound in red half morocco) and Patrick R. Chalmers' Forty Fine Ladies (London, 1929, NUMBER 9 OF 250 COPIES). (14)


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