Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc., Inc.
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December 1, 2023: Premier Americana – Day One

Fri, Dec 1, 2023 09:00AM EST
Lot 1266

N.C. WYETH SIGNED AND ILLUSTRATED LIMITED EDITION VOLUME

Estimate: $300 - $500
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N.C. WYETH SIGNED AND ILLUSTRATED LIMITED EDITION VOLUME, George Herbert Palmer translator, The Odyssey of Homer, illustrated by N.C. Wyeth, Cambridge, MA: Riverside Press, 1929, limited edition #495 of 550. Bound in tan leather and gilt-stamped teal cloth with green morocco spine label, pictorial endpapers, signed "George H. Palmer" and "N.C. Wyeth" on first page after title page, with publisher's original envelope containing 16 color plates and original slip case with printed label.

Condition

Volume itself in near-fine condition, with faint stain to leather on cover, faint yellowing and a small vertical stain to edge of endpaper, and a smudge in bottom margin of page 11. Lid of display box has boards separated at corners, with losses to paper covering edges of lid. Paper affixed to box lid with some yellowing and wear to edges, and small losses to right edge. Smudges to bottom margins of several loose plates, but most bright and clean. Yellowing to exterior of publisher's envelope.
NOTE: All condition reports are based on general observations only, and are not meant to serve as a detailed analysis of condition. Please contact the department with your specific condition questions.

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