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Books and Manuscripts

 
  Lot 52
 

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[Children's & Illustrated] [Shinn, Everett] Dickens, Charles
David Copperfield

Featuring a full-page watercolor of Wilkins Micawber by painter and illustrator, Everett Shinn

Philadelphia and Toronto: The John C. Winston Company, (1948). 8vo. First edition thus. xxiv, 423 pp. Illustrated with an original watercolor of character Wilkins Micawber by artist Everett Shinn on front paste-down; inscribed by Shinn to author and friend, Charles T. Henry, on front free endpaper. Edited by W. Somerset Maugham, and featuring color illustrations by Shinn. Original full red cloth, stamped in gilt, soiling along spine and boards, corners bumped and worn; lacking dust-jacket; all edges trimmed; gutter worn at title-page.

Charles T. Henry was a lifelong friend of Shinn's, writing essays about his work in numerous publications. Upon Shinn's death in 1953, Henry was appointed executor of his estate.

15 x 11 1/2 in.

Estimated at $2,000 - $3,000


 

Featuring a full-page watercolor of Wilkins Micawber by painter and illustrator, Everett Shinn

Philadelphia and Toronto: The John C. Winston Company, (1948). 8vo. First edition thus. xxiv, 423 pp. Illustrated with an original watercolor of character Wilkins Micawber by artist Everett Shinn on front paste-down; inscribed by Shinn to author and friend, Charles T. Henry, on front free endpaper. Edited by W. Somerset Maugham, and featuring color illustrations by Shinn. Original full red cloth, stamped in gilt, soiling along spine and boards, corners bumped and worn; lacking dust-jacket; all edges trimmed; gutter worn at title-page.

Charles T. Henry was a lifelong friend of Shinn's, writing essays about his work in numerous publications. Upon Shinn's death in 1953, Henry was appointed executor of his estate.

15 x 11 1/2 in.

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