Description

    Robert H. Davis. Man Makes His Own Mask. New York: Huntington Press, 1932.

    Edition limited to 160 handbound copies, this copy being number 11; printed by the Meriden Gravure Company. Large quarto. 236 pages. 118 photographic portraits.

    Full brown morocco leather with gilt-stamped spine and five raised bands. Marbled endpapers. Pages unopened. Leather rubbed on bands. Battered green slipcase. Very good.

    A collection of brief biographies of early twentieth century personalities, accompanied by Davis' stunning portraits. Inscribed to political operative Emil Hurja by the author on the title page. Several portraits are signed by the subjects under their portraits: Robert Davis, Elmer Davis, Benjamin De Casseres, Dr. George Winthrop Fish, Casey Jones, Count Felix Von Luckner, and Lowell Thomas. Also, signed by book designer Paul Johnston on the limitation page.


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    3rd-4th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 569

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 June 10 Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The department director has the heart of a true and highly knowledgeable collector with the business acumen of someone who has been not only successful but has decades of an impeccable track record
    David Greenburg,
    Chicago, IL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 October 21 The David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential & Political Americana
    2017 October 21 The David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential & Political Americana
    REALIZED SO FAR $909,600