May 22, 2014 - Sale 2351

Sale 2351 - Lot 258

Price Realized: $ 6,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
WYETH, N.C. Group of 7 books by various authors, Signed and Inscribed, to various recipients, including one book with small ink drawing Signed, "NCW." The drawing, on the front free endpaper of More Tales from Tolstoi, tr. Bain, New York, 1903, showing a bust caricature of a man with bookshelf in background. Additionally signed and inscribed, above the drawing: "Stimson / from / Convers / 1903." 8vo, publisher's cloth, worn; front free endpaper and half-title detached. The other books, format and condition vary. sold as is. Np, vd

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Each Signed and Inscribed by Wyeth: Robert Frost. Mountain Interval. New York, (1916). On front free endpaper: "To Stimson / to begin the edition of / a memorable series which / I know Frost will / write, sometime! / from Convers / xmas 1916" Robert Louis Stevenson. The Black Arrow. New York, 1916. On front free endpaper: "To Hilda / from Convers / Xmas 1916" Jules Verne. The Mysterious Island. New York, 1918. On front free endpaper: "Xmas 1918 / from Convers" S. Parkes Cadman. The Parables of Jesus. Philadelphia, (1931). On front blank: "To Margin Borkias / from Convers / 1931" Henry David Thoreau. Men of Concord. Boston, 1936. On title-page: "To Martin Borkias / from Convers / with best wishes" Kenneth Roberts. Trending into Maine. Boston, 1938. On half-title: "To Martin Borkias / from Carol and Convers / 1938."