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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 172

    DOYLE, Arthur Conan (1859-1930). The White Company. London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1891. 3 volumes, 8°. Half titles in vols. II and III, 2-pages of publisher's advertisements at the end of vols. II and III (vol. I lacks half title, a few short marginal tears, occasional very light mainly marginal staining). Original red-brown cloth blocked and lettered in black, spines lettered in gilt, pale green floral endpapers (extremities rubbed and frayed, some light staining). Provenance: N. T. ?Cartioeight (signature on first text leaf of vol. I). FIRST EDITION. RARE. Green & Gibson A8(a): "750 copies" (calling for grey or bright yellow floral endpapers); Sadleir 752. (3)

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    DOYLE, Arthur Conan (1859-1930). The White Company. London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1891. 3 volumes, 8°. Half titles in vols. II and III, 2-pages of publisher's advertisements at the end of vols. II and III (vol. I lacks half title, a few short marginal tears, occasional very light mainly marginal staining). Original red-brown cloth blocked and lettered in black, spines lettered in gilt, pale green floral endpapers (extremities rubbed and frayed, some light staining). Provenance: N. T. ?Cartioeight (signature on first text leaf of vol. I). FIRST EDITION. RARE. Green & Gibson A8(a): "750 copies" (calling for grey or bright yellow floral endpapers); Sadleir 752. (3)


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