Chiswick Auctions Printed Books and Manuscripts Specialist Sale

On Wednesday 27th January Chiswick Auctions will be holding a sale of Printed Books and Manuscripts.

Lot 70  – STOKER, Bram. The Mystery of the Sea.

Lot 70 – STOKER, Bram. The Mystery of the Sea.

Items of interest include:
Lot 5 – Eliot, George (1819-1880). Middlemarch. A Study of Provincial Life. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1871- [1872]. 8vo. Title page in volume 1, half titles in seven books, with additional half titles and title pages for volume 2, 3 and 4 bound in at the end of volume 8, bound out of sequence (minor occasional spotting). Original green wrappers (wrappers covered in faded red cloth, seven sets of original wrappers present, spines chipped, covers chipped, all in varying condition, adverts and endpapers adhered together. FIRST EDITION, IN ORIGINAL PARTS. (8)
Estimate: £700 – £1,000

Lot 70 – STOKER, Bram. The Mystery of the Sea. London: William Heinemann, 1902. 8vo. 32 pp. Publisher’s adverts bound in at rear (spotting to title page, minor occasional spotting elsewhere). Original blue, illustrated cloth, titles in gilt to spine and upper board (minor unobtrusive water staining to spine and boards. ASSOCIATION COPY (TO THE PUBLISHER ALFRED HARMSWORTH). SIGNED BY STOKER “TO ALFRED HARMSWORTH” ON THE FRONT ENDPAPER IN BROWN INK AND DATED 17.7.02″ WITH HARMSWORTH’S BOOKPLATE TO THE FRONT PASTEDOWN.
Estimate: £700 – £1,000

For more information contact: Nicholas Worskett and Simon Nuckley (Book specialists), +44(0)20 8992 4442