Lot 614

JACKSON, Holbrook (1874-1948), and others - Claud LOVAT FRASER (1890-1921). Sixty-Three Unpublished Designs, London, [1924], original cloth-backed decorated boards. NUMBER 2 OF 500 COPIES. With 8 other books. (9)

Estimate: £150 - £250
Hammer price: £140
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

JACKSON, Holbrook (1874-1948), and others - Claud LOVAT FRASER (1890-1921).  Sixty-Three Unpublished Designs. With an Introduction by Holbrook Jackson. London: The First Edition Club, [1924]. Square 8vo (158 x 120mm). Printed on yellow paper, woodcut illustrations by Claud Lovat Fraser. Original cloth-backed decorated boards, spine lettered in gilt. Provenance: Holbrook Jackson (bookplate, and with his signature on front free endpaper, with a further presentation inscription in his hand, "to Gladys Burlton." NUMBER 2 OF 500 COPIES "printed on Ingres paper dyed by hand for this book." With 8 other books, namely The Butterfly ([1893], vol. one (only), plates and illustrations, a few leaves detached, original decorated buckram gilt), The Lute of Love. Decorated by C. Lovat Fraser (London, Selwyn and Blount, [n.d.], original decorated stiff wrappers, with the same provenance as the first named item), Anatole France's Stendhal ... Translated by J. Lewis May (London, 1926, NUMBER 2 OF 110 COPIES PRINTED FOR HOLBROOK JACKSON, signed by Holbrook Jackson and the translator), A. J. A. Symons' Frederick Baron Corvo (London, The Curwen Press, 1927, original decorated wrappers, NUMBER 189 OF 199 COPIES presented to Gladys Burlton and signed "very cordially" by the author), the same author's An Episode in the Life of the Queen of Sheba ([London], "Privately printed Christmas 1929," original wrappers decorated in blue and silver, LIMITED TO 150 COPIES inscribed by the author "All good wishes, A. J. A. S."), Graily Hewitt and Holbrook Jackson's The Illuminated Manuscripts of William Morris ... The Typography of William Morris ([?London, 1934], original cloth, PRESENTATION COPY from Holbrook Jackson, the front free endpaper inscribed, "G.A.B. [i.e. Gladys Burlton] from H.J."), The First Edition Club. Opening Speech by Mr. Holbrook Jackson ([London, 1935, original stiff wrappers, LIMITED TO 500 COPIES) and John Sparrow's Lapidaria tertia (Cambridge, 1954, original wrappers). The lot sold not subject to return. (9)

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