- Daylesford, PA: privately printed, 1912-1926.
- paper wrappers, cloth binding ties on spines, cloth covered boards slipcase and chamise
- variously paginated
Price: $750.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 134704
An outstanding collection of some of the rarest A. Edward Newton Christmas pamphlets privately printed by Newton at Oak Knoll, his estate outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The pamphlets are housed in a chamise and slipcase with gilt lettering on spine and shows only the slightest bit of wear to the covers. Chamise has a cloth pull tie. The eight titles are:
Oscar Wilde (1912) - presentation copy to Margaret Sheeran. Fine copy. Fleck, B. 6.
A Ridiculous Philosopher (1913) - presentation copy to Jos. Bancroft Esq. Small chip to corner of rear cover, else near fine. Fleck, B. 7.
Temple Bar Then and Now (1915) - presentation copy to Mr. Richard Taylor. Covers detached, yet present. Chip missing to top corner of front cover. Else near fine. Fleck, B. 9.
The History of Moses (1919) - Near fine. Fleck, B. 13.
Reflections on the Character of Madame Thrale Piozzi (1921) - Presentation "Louis G. West Esq, with the compliments of A. Edward Newton. Feb 15, 1922." Minor sunning to the out edges of the covers, else near-fine. Fleck, B. 15.
A Leech Drawing (1923) - Lower corner of front and rear cover has a water stain, else near fine. Fleck, B. 17.
John Mytton (1924) - Fine copy. Fleck, B. 18.
My Library (1926) - Sunning to outer edges of front and rear covers, else near fine. Fleck, B. 20.