21st February 2012
FORESTER, C.S. (1899-1966). Lieutenant Hornblower. London: 1954. 8vo (184 x 120mm.) Original glazed paper-covered boards. Provenance: Stephen Troughton-Smith (presentation inscription to the author's nephew, signed by Forester 'To Stephen / with best wishes as / before (but Heaven only / knows why) from / his long suffering uncle / C.S. Forester'; The Earthly Paradise. London: 1954. 8vo (184 x 118mm.) Original glazed paper-covered boards (some creasing to upper cover). Provenance: Stephen Troughton-Smith (presentation inscription to the author's nephew, signed by Forester 'To Stephen / from his uncle / (poor clot) / C.S. Forester / June 1954'. - And four others by Forester, three inscribed to his nephew, the fourth from his nephew's library. Provenance: The Forester and Troughton-Smith Family Archive (6).
Hammer price: £360
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