February 17, 2022 10:00 EST

Books and Manuscripts

 
Lot 74
 

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[Fine Bindings] [Bennett] [Lindsay, Norman]
Norman Lindsay's Pen Drawings

Sydney: Art in Australia Limited, (1931). First edition. 4to. Profusely illustrated. Finely bound in full scarlet morocco, boards stamped in gilt with figure drawings by Lindsay; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; by Bennett; original wrappers bound in; in red cloth slip case.

A lovely example from The Bennett Book Studios, a fine book bindery in New York City established in the late 1920s by bookman and binder Whitman Bennett (1884-1968).

From the library of bibliophile and long-standing Grolier Club member David Allen Fraser (1911-2003).

Sold for $945
Estimated at $600 - $900


 

Sydney: Art in Australia Limited, (1931). First edition. 4to. Profusely illustrated. Finely bound in full scarlet morocco, boards stamped in gilt with figure drawings by Lindsay; all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; by Bennett; original wrappers bound in; in red cloth slip case.

A lovely example from The Bennett Book Studios, a fine book bindery in New York City established in the late 1920s by bookman and binder Whitman Bennett (1884-1968).

From the library of bibliophile and long-standing Grolier Club member David Allen Fraser (1911-2003).

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