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    Sale 5141

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    12 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 127

    WHISTLER, James Abbot McNeill. The Gentle Art of Making Enemies: edited by Sheridan Ford. New York: Frederick Stokes & Brother, 1890. 12° (175 x 112mm). (Some light mainly marginal staining.) Later green morocco-backed patterned boards, vellum corners, original green wrappers bound in. FIRST EDITION. Provenance: FRANK BRANGWYN (stamped bookplate in purple on front free endpaper).

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    WHISTLER, James Abbot McNeill. The Gentle Art of Making Enemies: edited by Sheridan Ford. New York: Frederick Stokes & Brother, 1890. 12° (175 x 112mm). (Some light mainly marginal staining.) Later green morocco-backed patterned boards, vellum corners, original green wrappers bound in. FIRST EDITION. Provenance: FRANK BRANGWYN (stamped bookplate in purple on front free endpaper).

    With 4 other books by Whistler including another copy of the above work in original wrappers, a later English edition of the same work, Mr Whistler's "Ten O'Clock" (London, 1888, original wrappers) and Eden versus Whistler. The Baronet & the Butterfly (Paris, [1899], original boards). (5)


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