Catalogue 4240: The Library of the Late Marsden J. Perry, Providence, Rhode Island; Together with . . . The Property of a Lady [and] The Property of a New York Collector.
New York: American Art Association / Anderson Galleries, 1936. First edition. Hardcover (boards). 337p, several line ills. The sale was held on March 11 and 12, 1936. Very good (lightly sunned). Item #31422
Auction catalogue of 565 lots, featuring Perry's collection of every book completed by the Kelmscott Press (lots 236-302), including all the editions printed on vellum, nearly all with the bookplate of William Morris. Also a collection of 42 letters from British and American authors in praise of Stephen Crane, 134 children's books of the late 18th and 19th centuries (not all identified), "an intensely interesting series of Great War documents" (lots 189-198) including proof sheets of the Covenant of the League of Nations, Lewis Carroll drawings and manuscripts and his presentation copy of Through the Looking-Glass to his publisher, and many more riches.