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The Estate of Peter H. Tillou | Day 2

Fri, Sep 30, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 684

47 Leatherbound Books, American Literature

Estimate: $600 - $800

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including: [The Poems and Prose of James Whitcomb Riley], New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1908-1914, the Homestead Edition, 16 volumes (complete), bound in three quarter dark brown leather over patterned and gilt boards, gilt lettering and decoration to spines, five raised bands, patterned endpapers, teg; [The Works of Booth Tarkington], New York: Doubleday, Page, & Co., 1918, the Autograph Edition, number 539 of 565 copies signed by the author, 16 volumes (complete), bound in three quarter dark green leather over cloth boards, gilt lettering and decoration to spines, three raised bands, textured green endpapers, teg; [The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson], Boston/New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 11 volumes; [The Works of John Ford], London: James Toovey, 1869, 3 volumes; [A Tramp Abroad] by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens), Connecticut: American Publishing Co., 1880

Provenance: The Estate of Peter H. Tillou, Litchfield, Connecticut


light wear to extremities, some bumped corners, scattered scuffs and small losses to leather, scattered light staining throughout

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