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Somerville, E. Œ. (Edith Œnone), 1858–1949

The States through Irish eyes, by E. Œ. Somerville. Illustrated by the author.

Boston, Houghton Mifflin company, 1930.
New York, Houghton Mifflin company, 1930.
Physical Description:
4 p. l., 199, [1] p. front., illus., plates. 25 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sporting 2048
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 386
BEIN 1985 250: Provenance: This copy has author's autograph.
BEIN 1978 867: Provenance: This copy has author's autograph and bookplate of Harry Worcester Smith.
BEIN 1978 867: In case as issued.
BEIN 1978 868: Provenance: This copy has bookplate of Elizabeth Hudson.
BEIN 1978 868: 23 cm. One p.l. wanting.
BAC: British Art Center copy: Diaper-grain red cloth; stamped in gilt on front cover and spine, gold lettering on spine, untrimmed. (The diaper-grain can barely be distinguished from the smooth calico-texture of the cloth.) Spine height: 9 7/8 inches. In red board covered sleeve; white paper labels printed in black on front and back covers and spine. Plates, 8 plates of halftone-photoengravings, 13 different line-photoengravings, employed in 22 places as chapter-heads and as the end-piece. Illustrations by the author. Impression of 375 copies, 350 for sale. This copy designated as a "Presentation copy" (1 of 25?), signed by the author. Spine height: 10 1/8 inches.
"This edition consists of three hundred and seventy-five copies autographed by the author, of which three hundred and fifty are for sale."
Hudson, p. 50-51
Subject Terms:
Hudson, Elizabeth -- Bookplate.
Smith, Harry Worcester, 1865-1945 -- Bookplate.
Somerville, E. Œ. (Edith Œnone), 1858-1949 -- Autograph.
United States -- Description and travel.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945.

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