Item #409188 Painted Shadows. Richard LE GALLIENNE.
Painted Shadows
Dedication Copy

Painted Shadows

Boston: Little, Brown, 1904. From the Bart Auerbach Collection. 8vo. Original pictorial gray cloth, stamped in black and yellow, lettered in gold, top edges gilt. Front free endpaper is cut away and a photo of the author is affixed to blank paper which is pasted to the endpaper's stub. A nice copy. Item #409188

First edition of this collection of stories. The dedication copy, inscribed by the author just below the printed dedication, which is "To Agnes": "from Richard Le Gallienne." "Agnes" does not appear in the index of the exhaustive biography of Le Gallienne, 'The Quest of the Golden Boy,' by Whittington-Egan and Smerdon (1960), and she remains unidentified. (BA).

Price: $1,000.00