Category: Non-fiction

JOHN JACOB ASTOR Stock code: 14658


London: Pall Mall Magazine. 1899


First edition in this form. Inscribed presentation copy. Publisher's white card covers with cream wrappers printed in black. Tall 8vo. 15pp. With a tissue guarded frontispiece portrait and nine illustrations throughout the text. A very good copy, the wrappers toned at the extremities, the contents with spotting to the inner covers otherwise clean throughout. Scarce in this format, a off-print of the Pall Mall Magazine, produced for the author (and magazine's owner).




Inscribed by the author to Lady Sackville-West in blue ink on the upper cover "To Lady Sackville / September 23rd 1913 / With the compliments of the author / William Waldorf Astor".