Lot 7
  • 7

Anstey, F. (Thomas Anstey Guthrie)

1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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  • Anstey, F. (Thomas Anstey Guthrie)
  • Vice Versâ. London: Smith, Elder, and Co., 1882
  • paper
two copies, comprising: i) FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR ("Horace N. Pym Esq. | with the Author's Compliments") on front free endpaper, autograph letter signed ("J. Anstey Guthrie") tipped-in presenting the volume to Horace Pym, 1 page, 8 July 1882; ii) FIRST EDITION, autograph letter signed ("Anstey Guthrie") to Via Pym tipped-in discussing the dramatic adaptation of the novel, 2 pages, 13 December 1926; autograph letter signed ("J. Anstey Guthrie") to James Payn tipped-in discussing the proofs of the novel, 2 pages, 28 April 1882, newspaper cuttings laid-down to rear fixed endpaper; both 8vo (188 x 122mm.), original tan cloth lettered in gilt with design in black, pale yellow endpapers, bookplates, slight browning and spotting (2)


Horace N. Pym (Sotheby's, 23 April 1996, lot 68)


Sadleir 57; Wolff 170; Turner 1