July 31, 2020 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


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Five Fine Leather Bindings

South Wind by Norman Douglas (British, 1868-1952), illustrated by John Austen (English, 1886-1948), Chicago: Argus Books, 1929, two volumes, bound in three quarter green leather over batik paper, with matching endpapers, gilt lettering to spine label, four raised bands, signed binding, with black and white and color illustrations throughout, 9-1/2 x 6-1/2 in.; The Lady of the Lake. A Poem in Six Cantos by Walter Scott (Scottish, 1771-1832), Edinburgh: for John Ballantyne and Co. and Longman Hurst London, 1810, bound in gilt ruled leather with five raised bands, morocco spine label with gilt lettering, with book plate for "Julian Castle Bolton", 11 x 8-3/4 in.; Le Morte Darthur by Sir Thomas Malory, London: The Medici Society, with illustrations after W. Russell Flint; Secret History of the Court of England by Lady Anne Hamilton, London: William Henry Stevenson, 1832, signed "Bayntun" binding; The Collected Poems of Rupert Brooke: With a Memoir, London: Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd., 1930, in signed "Riviere" binding

Provenance:Property of Twin Oaks Plantation, Thomasville, Georgia

Condition:

"Lady of the Lake" with wear to extremities, front and back boards detached but present, preliminary and title page detached but present, losses to leather, rubbing; both volumes of "South Wind" with many uncut pages; titles in otherwise good condition with minor wear

Estimate: $500 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$369
07/31/2020

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