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1 Ford, Worthington Chauncey (Editor) ; Henry Adams LETTERS OF HENRY ADAMS 1858-1891 [ Limited Edition ]
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1930 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
One of a very LIMITED EDITION of 325 copies with uncut foredges, of which only 300 were for sale. Original red cloth with printed paper title label at spine in matching red slipcase w/ spine lable. Near Fine in Very Good slipcase (light rubbing). Nice frontispiece portrait of Adams. BAL 47 Inscription on ffep: "Chloe Champcommunal / Wilmington - Fall 1931 / from W. K. L." Chloe Champcommunal - the daughter of Elspeth Champcommunal, a noted fashion designer and the first editor of Vogue Magazine in Britain (1916-1922). Champcommunal became a house designer with the House of Worth in 1936 and was a member of the Incorporated Society of London Fashion Designers. She was also the long time companion of Jane Heap, who was co-editor (with Margaret Anderson) of The Little Review, pupil of Gurdjieff and teacher of the all women Gudjieff group in London known as The Rope. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. 
Price: 39.95 USD
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