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Bates (H.E.) The Spring Song and In View of the Fact That, number 24 of 50 copies signed by the author, 1927; and 22 others, H. E. Bates (23)

 

Hammer Price: £280

Estimate: £200 - £300

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Bates (H.E.) The Spring Song and In View of the Fact That, number 24 of 50 copies signed by the author, frontispiece portrait by William Roberts, original mottled wrappers, San Francisco, Lantern Press, 1927; The Seekers, first edition, signed by the author on half-title, signed presentation copy from Leon Gelber (of the Lantern Press), original boards, original glacine dust-jacket, John & Edward Bumpus, 1926; and another copy of the same, signed by the author § Gawsworth (John) Epithalamium for H.E.Bates..., autograph ms. proof, with dedication to Charles Lahr, title, 2ff. poem, and explanation of Epithalamium, all in Gawsworth's hand, signed twice by him, all loose, 260x205mm., 1931; and 19 others, H.E.Bates, 4to & 8vo (23)

Full Lot Details

Bates (H.E.) The Spring Song and In View of the Fact That, number 24 of 50 copies signed by the author, frontispiece portrait by William Roberts, original mottled wrappers, San Francisco, Lantern Press, 1927; The Seekers, first edition, signed by the author on half-title, signed presentation copy from Leon Gelber (of the Lantern Press), original boards, original glacine dust-jacket, John & Edward Bumpus, 1926; and another copy of the same, signed by the author § Gawsworth (John) Epithalamium for H.E.Bates..., autograph ms. proof, with dedication to Charles Lahr, title, 2ff. poem, and explanation of Epithalamium, all in Gawsworth's hand, signed twice by him, all loose, 260x205mm., 1931; and 19 others, H.E.Bates, 4to & 8vo (23)

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