THERE ARE THREE BOOKS BY E.O. HOPPE IN THIS LOT: The Fifth Continent ; Forty London Statues and Public Monuments ; London.
The Fifth Continent. Text and Photographs by E.O. Hoppe. Simpkin Marshall Ltd., London, 1931. First edition. Quarto. Orange cloth with map of Australia. xxxii + 160 full-page halftone plates. Hoppe traveled around the continent 'down under,' documenting its landscape, cities, coast and ports, people, and exotic wildlife. A fine copy, except for some light cover soiling. Inscription to former owner on free front endpaper and bookplate of former owner on front pastedown.
Forty London Statues and Public Monuments. E.O. Hoppe. Methuen & Company, London, 1926. First edition. Octavo. Original cloth. 191 pp. Historical sketch followed by forty tipped-in photogravure plates by Hoppe of statues of British royalty, Oliver Cromwell, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Peter Pan (!), and other figures. A fine copy with part of the printed dustjacket laid in.
London. E.O. Hoppe. Hale, Cushman & Flint, Boston and The Medici Society, London, n.d. (circa 1930's - 40's). Octavo. Original cloth with illustrated dustjacket. 140 pp. with sepia halftone photographs of varying sizes throughout. Presents a scenic picture of the British capital, with emphasis on architectural sites, city scenes, views of the Thames. Fine; a few chips and edge darkening to dustjacket.