95
95
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
THE LOST WORLD. LONDON: HODDER AND STOUGHTON, [1912]
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
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95
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
THE LOST WORLD. LONDON: HODDER AND STOUGHTON, [1912]
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
THE LOST WORLD. LONDON: HODDER AND STOUGHTON, [1912]
large 8vo (226 x 152mm.), FIRST EDITION, LARGE PAPER COPY (FIRST ISSUE, [ONE OF 190 COPIES]), 13 mounted plates, comprising 5 photographic, 5 plain and 3 coloured, pictorial endpapers, original light blue cloth, lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, very slight crease to frontispiece, occasional slight spotting, spine slightly faded and soiled
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Provenance

Harold and Jen Smith, signature on title

Literature

Green & Gibson A37c

Catalogue Note

Although 1000 copies of this large paper edition were prepared, only 190 were bound. The remainder were reissued in 1914 in light brown cloth. As well as being in a larger format compared with the standard first edition it also has five more plates and pictorial endpapers. Both editions were published on 15 October.

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