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    Sale 2514 | Lot 48
    Price Realized: $875With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2514 Lot 48


      Venus Castina: Famous Female Impersonators Celestial and Human.

      Illustrated by Alexander King. 4to, purple crushed morocco with gilt rose and leaf motif on covers and spine, green leather inlay detail on spine, extremities a bit rubbed, full green doublures with purple gilt turn-ins, watered silk endpapers, top edges trimmed and gilt. Printed by Robert S. Josephy for J.J. Little and Ives Company. New York: Covici Friede, 1928.

      Estimate $700 - 1,000

      number 12 of only 13 copies containing an original signed watercolor by king and Signed by Bulliet
      , from a total edition of 960.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $875