Lot 119
Six Leatherbound Books, Late 19th - Early 20th Century
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
To include: Langhorne, J. and Langhorne, W. Plutarch's Lives of Illustrious Men (London: Henry G. Bohn, 1855), two volumes, octavo (8.75 in.), three-quarter leather over marbled boards, both volumes with bookplate for Western North Carolina magnate Franklin Coxe; Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn Stanley. Sinai and Palestine (London: John Murray, 1881), octavo, full tree-marbled calf boards with gilt stamping indicating the book was an 1884 prize from England's Chigwell Grammar School in Essex, a front endpaper is inscribed to Richard Henry Hodge; Van Dyke, Henry. Fisherman's Luck (1900) and Little Rivers (1902), both published by Scribner's, New York in three-quarter leather over marbled boards and inscribed by the owner; Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book (New York: William H. Wise, 1923), tooled leather with gilt (large octavo, 9.25 in.).

Private Collection, Blowing Rock, North Carolina

All well-thumbed with wear to boards and some chipping; Little Rivers with hinge split at base of spine.