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    Sale 2514 | Lot 7
    Price Realized: $455With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2514 Lot 7

      EDWARD CARPENTER (1844-1929)

      Group of 3 Presentation Copies.

      8vo, publisher's cloth gilt, very good, further notes below. London, vd.

      Estimate $500 - 750

      Narcissus and Other Poems.
      Spine leaning, bound by Burn & Co. with their ticket. First edition. Inscribed to: "William Ashmore from his friend the author June 1890." 1873 * Angels' Wings. Scattered mild staining to covers, endleaves browned. Fourth edition. Inscribed to: "Wilson Plant from his friend E.C. 5 July 1915." 1913 * Pagan and Christian Creeds. Their Origin and Meaning. Dust jacket torn with loss to head and foot of spine panel not touching letters, unevenly toned and spotted, endpapers browned. First edition. Inscribed in the year of publication "To my dear friend Léon Bazalgitte from Ed. Carpenter 20 May 1920."

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $455