Private Press, Illustrated Books and Modern First Editions - Wednesday 30th January 2019
This sale was held on Wednesday 30th January 2019 at 10:30am
Craig (Edward Gordon) Henry Irving. Ellen Terry. etc. A Book of Portraits, first edition, decorative
colour title and 19 tipped-in half-tone plates, some colour, hinges weak, original boards, rubbed, spine worn and chipped, Chicago, H.S.Stone & Co.,  Terry (Ellen) The Story of My Life, number 139 of 100 large paper copies signed by the author and with additional plates, O.B.Clarence's copy with his signature and A.L.s. from the author concerning theatrical engagements in envelope tipped to front free endpaper, original cream buckram, t.e.g., spine browned, 1908; another copy, ordinary paper, with long inscription by the author ""For my dear dear Anna, my constant friend - from A-to Z...this book with much love from 'Nelly Terry' 1909"" on front free endpaper and with her bookplate, original cloth, spine faded, 1908; Autograph letter signed to Miss Herz, 1p, 10th January 1899, sending an autograph as requested, ""Forgive this tardy note - I'm a busy woman - It's a an age since I saw our dear friend Professor McHardy. Isn't he a pocket angel?..."", central fold, mounted below photographic postcard of Ellen Terry as 'Fair Rosamund', framed & glazed, all but the last with plates and illustrations, all rubbed; and 7 others by or concerning Edward Gordon Craig & Ellen Terry including Craig's biography of Henry Irving with A.L.s. from him tipped in and other works belonging to the Craig family, v.s. (11)
? Oliver Burchett Clarence (1870-1955), actor.
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