[Binding, Fine- Unknown Binder] Such Sweet Compulsion; The Autobiography of Geraldine Farrar. Geraldine Farrar.
[Binding, Fine- Unknown Binder] Such Sweet Compulsion; The Autobiography of Geraldine Farrar
[Binding, Fine- Unknown Binder] Such Sweet Compulsion; The Autobiography of Geraldine Farrar
[Binding, Fine- Unknown Binder] Such Sweet Compulsion; The Autobiography of Geraldine Farrar
[Binding, Fine- Unknown Binder] Such Sweet Compulsion; The Autobiography of Geraldine Farrar

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[Binding, Fine- Unknown Binder] Such Sweet Compulsion; The Autobiography of Geraldine Farrar

New York: The Greystone Press, 1938.

First edition. Sumptuously bound in full blue crushed morocco with striking all-over gilt blossom and stem motif, repeating around perimeter of covers, with a central panel of mostly leaves, spine boldly gilt with stippling, large dentelles with the bookbinder signed pallet in gilt on the bottom of the front dentelle, "HCG," probably referring to Howard to which she inscribed the book (see below), and then signed in gilt again on rear dentelle: "19 PJW 40." With a protective wraparound three-quareter flexible morocco cover in same morocco with gilt spine, as well as a matching slipcase lined in handmade paper and with same morocco border surrounding opening. Inscribed by Farrar: ìFor Howardóand To my dearest and best ñ Robinî a close friend of Farrarís, perhaps a neighbor. Fine,

Price: $2,250.00   Item #3644

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