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William Andrews Clark, Jr. — John Henry Nash
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LOT SOLD. 500 USD
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William Andrews Clark, Jr. — John Henry Nash
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 500 USD
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William Andrews Clark, Jr. — John Henry Nash

A collection of 10 works privately printed for William Andrews Clark, Jr., San Francisco, 1922-1933, comprising:

Shelley, P.B. Adonais. 1922, number 136 of 150 copies, together with facsimile volume, folio and 4to, original vellum-backed boards and original wrappers in slipcase. — Poe, E.A. Tamerlane and other poems. 1923, unnumbered copy of 150 copies, together with facsimile volume, folio and 12mo, original boards and wrappers in slipcase, some loss to labels and wear to slipcase. — Wilde, O. Some Letters from Oscar Wilde to Alfred Douglas. 1924, number 69 of 225 copies, folio, facsimile letters tipped in, original vellum-backed boards in slipcase, some wear to spine. — Gray, T. An Elegy written in a Country Church-Yard. 1925, unnumbered copy of 200 copies, together with facsimile volume, folio and 4to, original half-vellum and original wrappers in slipcase, both in slipcase, some spotting. — Goldsmith, O. The Deserted Village. 1926, number 32 of 200 copies, together with facsimile volume, folio and 4to, both original vellum-backed boards in slipcase. — Browning, E.B. Sonnets from the Portuguese. 1927, number 3 of 250 copies, together with facsimile volume, folio and 8vo, original vellum-backed boards and original wrappers in slipcase, both in slipcase, some wear to outer slipcase. — Pope, A. An Essay on Criticism. 1928, number 64 of 250 copies, together with facsimile volume, folio and 4to, both original vellum-backed boards in slipcase, some wear to slipcase. — Dryden, J. All for Love. 1929, number 176 of 250 copies, together with facsimile volume, folio and 4to, both original vellum-backed boards in slipcase, some wear to slipcase. — Stevenson, R.L. Father Damien. 1930, number 207 of 250 copies, together with facsimile volume; folio and 8vo, both original vellum-backed boards in slipcase. — Gray, T. Ode on the Pleasure arising from Vicissitude. 1933, unnumbered copy of 200 copies, together with facsimile volume; both folio, original half-vellum in chemise and slipcase. — all with bookplates.


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Catalogue Note

William Andrews Clark Jr (1877-1934) formed a library in Los Angeles (now part of the University of California). For several years he distributed Christmas gifts to friends comprising a facsimile printing of one of his rare books, together with a modern printing or transcription.

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