Original Alexander King Drawing in Rare EditionAlexander King [illustrator]. C. J. Bulliet. Venus Castina: Famous Female Impersonators Celestial and Human. New York: Covici, Friede, 1928.
First edition, limited to 960 copies on Aurelian paper, the first 13 of which include an original signed ink drawing finished with watercolors by Alexander King, this copy is numbered 12. Signed by Bulliet on half title page. Quarto. 308 pages. With frontispiece and 11 black and white illustrations, in addition to the drawing special to this edition.
Contemporary full purple morocco with four raised bands. Gilt titles and decoration to boards and backstrip. Green morocco triangular onlays at head and foot. Top edge gilt with remaining untrimmed. Gilt inner dentelles with green morocco doublures. Green moiré endpapers. Lightly rubbed with some scuffing. Front hinge split. Pages mildly toned. A very good copy. From the Estate of John McLaughlin.
Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)
Sales Tax information | Terms and Conditions
Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments
Glossary of Terms
Buyer's Premium per Lot:
19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.
- Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
- Bid online
- Free Collector newsletter
- Want List with instant e-mail notifications
- Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
- Cash Advances
- More Bidders
- Trusted Experts
- Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
Learn about consigning with us
You reach a customer base that is in many ways completely unknown to the major auction houses, and your marketing to this base is as professional as one could hope for. As I continue to wind down my holdings.View More Testimonials
HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)