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Sale 2514 Lot 32
JOHN GAMBRIL NICHOLSON (1866-1931)
The Romance of a Choir-Boy.
8vo, publisher's gilt-lettered green cloth, minor rubbing to extremities; scattered light, mostly marginal foxing; owner's signature on title-page. London, 1916.
Estimate $300 - 400
scarce first edition of a bittersweet semi-autobiographical novel of a young boy with a beautiful voice whose talent is nurtured by the chaste but romantic affections of the protagonist. Nicholson was a member of the Order of Chaeronea, a secret society for men founded in 1897 by George Ives.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $563