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Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886–1967
Memoirs of a fox-hunting man / by Siegfried Sassoon ; with illustrations by William Nicholson ...
Illustrated edition.
London : Faber & Faber Limited, MCMXXIX [1929]
Physical Description:
295, [1] pages, [7] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR6037.A86 M4 1929
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BEIN 2010 483: Advance copy with eight illustrations, including the frontispiece by George Sherston. Ms. note on front flyleaf "One of "2 or 3 advance copies" with the frontispiece. An unopened copy." Dust jacket. From the library of William S. Reese.
BAC: British Art Center copy: Sporting 1926. Regular edition. Red morocco; gold foxhead on front cover, gold lettering on front cover and spine, blind stamped on front and back covers, gilt on front and back covers and spine, all edges gilt. Illustrations, plates. Illustrations by William Nicholson. Spine height: 8 3/4 inches.
"Illustrated edition, first published October MCMXXIX ... Printed in Great Britain at the Chiswick Press, London ..."--Title page verso.
"The book was to contain a frontispiece representing the author, but this was suppressed after the binding of two or three advance copies"--Keynes.
Also issued in a limited edition of 300 copies. See: Keynes, A30e.
Keynes, G. Bibliography of Siegfried Sassoon, A30d
Campbell, C. William Nicholson : the graphic work, 193a
BAC: British Art Center copy lacks dust jacket. Bound in full gold-tooled morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe.
Subject Terms:
Reese, William S. -- Ownership.
Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967.
Nicholson, William, 1872-1949, illustrator.
Faber and Faber, publisher.
Chiswick Press, printer.
Sangorski & Sutcliffe, binder.

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