Provenance: inscription with initials dated 8/viii.56 on front pastedown. FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 159 OF 212 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Keynes A39(a)." /> SASSOON, Siegfried (1886-1967). <I>Vigils.</I> [Bristol: Douglas Cleverdon], 1934. 8°. Engraved on copper throughout by Charles Sigrist, "frontispiece" by Stephen Gooden, limitation slip loosely-inserted. Original niger morocco gilt (extremities lightly rubbed, slight splitting to head of upper joint). <I>Provenance</I>: inscription with initials dated 8/viii.56 on front pastedown. FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 159 OF 212 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Keynes A39(a). | Christie's
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    Fine Printed Books Including Children's & Illustrated Books

    19 March 2008, London, South Kensington

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    SASSOON, Siegfried (1886-1967). Vigils. [Bristol: Douglas Cleverdon], 1934. 8°. Engraved on copper throughout by Charles Sigrist, "frontispiece" by Stephen Gooden, limitation slip loosely-inserted. Original niger morocco gilt (extremities lightly rubbed, slight splitting to head of upper joint). Provenance: inscription with initials dated 8/viii.56 on front pastedown. FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 159 OF 212 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Keynes A39(a).

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    SASSOON, Siegfried (1886-1967). Vigils. [Bristol: Douglas Cleverdon], 1934. 8°. Engraved on copper throughout by Charles Sigrist, "frontispiece" by Stephen Gooden, limitation slip loosely-inserted. Original niger morocco gilt (extremities lightly rubbed, slight splitting to head of upper joint). Provenance: inscription with initials dated 8/viii.56 on front pastedown. FIRST EDITION, NUMBER 159 OF 212 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Keynes A39(a).

    With 11 other books by the same author including Selected Poems (London, 1925, original cloth, FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR), Satirical Poems (London, 1926, original cloth, dust-jacket, FIRST EDITION, SIGNED WITH AUTHOR'S MONOGRAM), The Heart's Journal (London, 1928, original cloth, FIRST EDITION, SIGNED WITH AUTHOR'S MONOGRAM) and 3 from the "Ariel Poems" Series (Nativity, To My Mother and To Sicily) illustrated by Paul Nash (1) and Stephen Tennant (2) respectively. (12)


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