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BOOKS: (6) Vols SIGNED Ltd Galsworthy Set 1929, John Galsworthy. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. 1929. First edition thus. Number 131 of 500 copies of the first printing of the Compact Edition, signed by the author in the first volume. Hardcover. 5 x 7 1/2 inches. In publisher's green cloth, each with a faux-leather jacket lined with gold fabric. Six volumes house in publisher's green bookshelf decorated in gold with author's initials. Volumes 1 - The Forsyte Saga; 2 - A Modern Comedy; 3 - Caravan, the Assembled Tales, with bookplate; 4 - Three Novels of Society, with bookplate; 5 - Three Novels of Love, with bookplate; 6 - Plays, with bookplate. Each volume with frontispiece illustration.

Provenance: Property from the Collection of Charles E. Sigety

Notes/Literature: The late Charles E. Sigety was a renowned collector of Americana, ranging from examples of Norman Rockwell to important historic documents. A selection of his collection was sold at Christie's New York in 2016

Condition

Good, with jackets wrinkled, top of page edges spotted, endpapers discolored on some volumes, be advised that all lots in this sale will exhibit some degree of wear due to age and/or handling

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$70.00

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BOOKS: (6) Vols SIGNED Ltd Galsworthy Set 1929

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