Feb 25, 2021 - Sale 2559

Sale 2559 - Lot 21

Price Realized: $ 6,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,500 - $ 5,000
INSCRIBED WITH HIS SELF-PORTRAIT CHAPLIN, CHARLIE. My Trip Abroad. Signed and Inscribed, with a small ink drawing, to cartoonist Milt Gross, on front free endpaper: "To Milt Gross / from / Charles Alfred Reeves Spencer Chaplin / to remind him of / Xmas in California / in the year 1925. / Its s'nice[?]." The drawing, sketched above the inscription, self-portrait showing his characteristic bowler hat, eyebrows, moustache, shoes and walking stick. 8vo, pictorial paper over boards, markedly worn, covers detached, spine perished; minor contemporary smudge to drawing, faint soiling at all edges of inscribed page, owner's bookplate on front pastedown. New York and London: Harper & Brothers, (1922); inscription: Np, [December 1925]