Sep 27, 2018 - Sale 2486

Sale 2486 - Lot 23

Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
#1 IN A VERY LIMITED EDITION (BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS.) Wilson, Rufus Rockwell. Lincoln in Caricature. 32 plates. 17, [3] pages. Large 4to, 12 3/4 x 10 inches, loose plates and a signature of text leaves laid into worn original portfolio boards; toning to title page, minor dampstaining to fore-edge of text leaves, minimal wear to the display-ready caricature reproductions; #1 of 150 copies, issued to N.M. Ladd. [New York]: printed for private distribution, 1903

Additional Details

first edition of a work which was frequently reissued. Reproductions of 32 cartoons of Lincoln, accompanied by Wilson's commentary. None others traced at auction since Swann sold the Victor Hugo Paltsis copy, 12 October 1944, lot 449.