Ending Aug 15, 2023 11:24 EST

Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

 
Lot 82
 

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LYDEKKER, RICHARD The Deer of All Lands: a History of the Family Cervidae, Living and Extinct.

LYDEKKER, RICHARD
The Deer of All Lands: a History of the Family Cervidae, Living and Extinct.
London: Rowland Ward, 1898. First edition, one of 500 copies signed by Rowland Ward, this number 440. Later full green morocco, covers with emblematic tools for D. B. Putnam's Sons by The Knickerbocker Press, original cloth bound-in. 11 1/2 x 8 7/8 inches (29 x 22.5 cm); xx, 329, [1] pp., with 24 fine hand-colored plates by J. Smit and illustrations in text. Front cover with a transverse scratch, apparently stained with the application of leather dressing, light wear. The Walter Rutherford Peterson copy, with his bookplate.

Provenance: The Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

Sold for $1,260
Estimated at $1,000 - $1,500

Includes Buyer's Premium


 

LYDEKKER, RICHARD
The Deer of All Lands: a History of the Family Cervidae, Living and Extinct.
London: Rowland Ward, 1898. First edition, one of 500 copies signed by Rowland Ward, this number 440. Later full green morocco, covers with emblematic tools for D. B. Putnam's Sons by The Knickerbocker Press, original cloth bound-in. 11 1/2 x 8 7/8 inches (29 x 22.5 cm); xx, 329, [1] pp., with 24 fine hand-colored plates by J. Smit and illustrations in text. Front cover with a transverse scratch, apparently stained with the application of leather dressing, light wear. The Walter Rutherford Peterson copy, with his bookplate.

Provenance: The Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

Auction: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps, ending Aug 15, 2023

  • Successful Auction of Rare Books, Autographs & Maps on August 15, 2023
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NEW YORK, NY -- Doyle held a successful auction of Rare Books, Autographs & Maps on August 15, 2023. Offered was a summer miscellany of sporting material, Americana, fine bindings, literature, autographs, maps and more!
 

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