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Walter Shaw Sparrow
Sparrow British Sporting Artists Association-Worcester Smiths' #44 0f 95 1922
London: John Lane, 1922. Very good but white cloth & gilt somewhat worn & soiled especially at back-strip, sheets & plates fine, clean, thoroughly extra illustrated & marked by Smith, more than complete. British Sporting Artists from Barlow to Herring. Association Copy of Harry Worcester Smith, #44 of 95, 1922 signed by Sparrow with tipped in ALS from Sparrow to Smith & profusely extra illustrated by Smith. Walter Shaw Sparrow. London: John Lane [&] new York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [1922]. First edition, 4to (11 1/4" x 9"), limited #44 of 95 only signed by Sparrow & with two extra color plates. Association copy of sporting author Harry Worcester Smith with his engraved bookplate on the front paste down endpaper& with pencil annotations & marks throughout by him including an ALs from the author on R.N. Sartorius tipped in at the appropriate Sartorius print, a Tls from Fairfax Harrison tipped in at the appropriate plate, numerous plates, a 7 pp, typed script "For Hunting Chapter- Sporting Reminicences Taken from 'Fore's Sporting Notes-Volume IX, 1892" with by hand note to place at p. 192, hand typed research notes, clippings, announcements, etc. inserted or tipped in throughout, many with marginal notes by Smith in ink or pencil & pencil under-linings in the margins & text. Original gilt lettered black, red & gilt on white cloth. Very good but white cloth & gilt somewhat worn & soiled especially at back-strip, sheets & plates fine, clean, thoroughly marked by Smith, more than complete. Provenance: Harry Worcester Smith was a participant in the English-American Foxhound Matc … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: J and J House Books and Antiques (jjhouse) [Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, US]
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