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Datum der Auktion: 20.11.2012

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AGEE, JAMES. A Death in the Family. 8vo, publisher's cloth, age-toning to extremities; dust jacket, light shelfwear, spine ends and folds rubbed, small tape repairs to spine panel ends. New York: McDowell, Obolensky, (1957

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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FIRST APPEARANCE OF "THE UGLY DUCKLING," "THE SNOW QUEEN" AND OTHER CLASSICS. ANDERSEN, HANS CHRISTIAN. Nye Eventyr. [-Anden Samling]. Two parts in 1 volume, with half-titles, titles, and dedication leaves. Contemporary 1/2 calf over green marbled boards, spine worn with portions lost, covers

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 9.000 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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ASHBERY, JOHN. As We Know * April Galleons. Together, 2 First Editions. Oblong 4to and 8vo, publisher's cloth; dust jackets, creasing to lower rear panel of first title. each copy signed by ashbery on the title-page. Two mid-career collections by one of the most influential American poets of the

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 250 $ - 350 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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AUSTEN, JANE. Northanger Abbey. Volume 1 (only, of 2). 12mo, original publisher's drab boards backed in purple cloth (faded to brown), lacking paper spine label, edgewear; text block almost entirely loose from spine, few binding threads and signatures loose, several leaves in first third heavily

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 750 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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BALDWIN, JAMES. Go Tell It On the Mountain. 8vo, publisher's cloth, spot of fading at spine head; dust jacket, closed tears along spine panel and front flap, spine panel faded, dampstain most evident on verso. first edition of the author's first book. New York, 1953

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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BARNES, MARGARET AYER. Years of Grace. 8vo, publisher's orange-stamped black cloth; top edges stained brown; dust jacket, owner's and dedicatee's signature vertically along inner edge of front flap, overall rubbing and shelfwear, else unclipped with only light edgewear and remarkably well-preserved

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 900 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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BARTHELME, DONALD. Amateurs * Sixty Stories. Together, 2 Signed First Editions. 8vo, publisher's cloth, first title in dust jacket with moderate rubbing to rear panel; second title (small abrasion through one letter on limitation) in slipcase, light dust-soiling. each signed, sixty stories a limited

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 750 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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PROFUSION OF BEAT GENERATION AUTOGRAPHS (BEAT LITERATURE.) Group of 11 First Editions. 4to and 8vo, original cloth or wrappers; dust jackets as called for; condition varies, see notes below. Vp, vd

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 1.200 $ - 1.800 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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WITH GOREY ILLUSTRATIONS BECKETT, SAMUEL. Beginning to End: A Selection From the Works. Illustrated by Edward Gorey. Tall thin 8vo, gilt-lettered black boards with blue Gorey skull pattern on front cover. letter Z of 26 copies signed by beckett and gorey reserved for Beckett and Gotham Book Mart

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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BELLOW, SAUL. A Theft. 8vo, laminated wrappers. Advance Reading Copy and the true first edtion, signed by bellow on the title-page. The Paperback Original preceded the first cloth edition by a year, as is stated in the publisher's promotional Typed Letter laid-in. New York: Penguin, (1989

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 900 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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BELLOW, SAUL. Sammler's Planet. Galley proof (1-94 pages), printed on rectos only. Folded without creasing, edges creased and worn with a few tears, else generally good. New York: Viking Press, (1970

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 700 $ - 1.000 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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(BINDINGS--EPHEMERA.) Group of 6 binding sample blocks by Hardy and Pilon. 6 samples with botanical designs of multi-colored calf over brown morocco; gilt-stamped borders, bands, the title "Nature in Ornament / - / Hardy and Pilon," and volume numbers. 228x60mm; 9x2 1/4 inches; versos with

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 100 $ - 150 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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(BINDINGS.) Almack, Edward; editor. Stuart Series of 17th Century English Bindings in facsimile. 6 volumes (of 7). Notes on the bindings by Cyril Davenport. Frontispiece portraits in all, folding map in last volume. 8vo, various color calf, morocco, or vellum over boards, each elaborately decorated

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 750 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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(BINDINGS.) Group comprising 7 binding plaques reproducing historically important bindings, a framed maquette for an Arabesque style binding design Signed M. E. Cushing, plus one stamped German binding with scroll ornaments, Coats of Arms and Emperor's head stamped "Schreib Kalendar auff das Jahr

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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IN A LOVELY KELLIEGRAM BINDING (BINDINGS.) White, Gilbert. The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne . . . a New Edition, with Notes by Edward Turner Bennett. Engraved illustrations thoughout. 8vo, full crushed deep green morocco by kelly & sons with elaborate borders on covers of intertwining

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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(BLACK SUN PRESS.) De Laclos, Choderlos. Les Liaisons Dangereuses. 2 volumes. Printed in red and black. 14 color plates by Alastair. 4to, mulberry cloth lettered in gold, scattered light soiling; printed dust jackets, spine panels darkened and volume 1 with closed splits, light finger soiling; card

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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BLACKMORE, RICHARD DODDRIDGE. Lorna Doone. 3 volumes. 8vo, rebound in full polished tan calf, paneled in gilt, spines gilt-tooled with morocco lettering pieces, minor rubbing to joints and cover extremities, inner dentelles; top edges gilt; original navy cloth covers and spines bound in to rear of

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 1.800 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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(BOOKS INTO FILM.) Group of 9 Signed First Editions. 8vo, publisher's cloth; dust jackets as called for; condition varies but generally very good. Vp, vd

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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BORGES, JORGE LUIS. Siete Poemas Sajones; Seven Saxon Poems. Printed in maroon and black in Horizon Light type on Richard de Bas handmade paper, text in Spanish and English, 8 embossed vignettes by Arnaldo Pomodoro. Folio, original full vellum with three vertical bas-reliefs of gilded bronze inset

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 7.000 $ - 10.000 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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SIGNED FIRST BOOK BRADBURY, RAY. Dark Carnival. 8vo, gilt-lettered black cloth, mild shelf-wear; dust jacket, price-clipped, some minor rubbing, spine panel ends and tips lightly chipped; pictorial bookplate on front pastedown. first edition of the author's first book. signed by bradbury on front

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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BRADBURY, RAY. Fahrenheit 451. 8vo, red boards lettered in yellow; dust jacket, light shelf-wear, spine panel faded slightly with a few small nicks to edges. first edition in a very presentable un-clipped dust jacket. Pringle 749-55. New York: Ballantine, (1953

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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BRADBURY, RAY. Fahrenheit 451. One color lithograph and illustrations by Joe Mugnaini, most with folding color plates. 4to, aluminum boards printed in red and black, minor rubbing with a few light surface scuffs; matching slipcase, some shelfwear, corners rubbed; publisher's prospectus laid-in

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 750 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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BRADBURY, RAY. The Martian Chronicles. 8vo, greenish-grey cloth lettered in red, slight uniform discoloration to spine; dust jacket, price-clipped, light age toning along portion of upper edges and flaps. first edition. A very nice copy. Garden City, 1950

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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BRADBURY, RAY. The October Country. 8vo, gilt-lettered orange cloth; dust jacket; top edges stained black. inscribed "For / From / Ray Bradbury / With Good / Wishes!" and dated Oct. 8th, 1972. Later edition. New York, 1970

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 150 $ - 250 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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BRADBURY, RAY. Something Wicked This Way Comes. 8vo, yellow cloth stamped in black; dust jacket with design by Gray Foy, light toning along folds, corners of rear flap dog-eared. signed first edition in a bright, crisp dust jacket. Bradbury also wrote the screenplay for the 1983 Walt Disney Studios

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 750 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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BROWN, FREDRIC. The Bloody Moonlight. 8vo, publisher's silver-stamped red cloth; dust jacket, two chips to lower rear panel, overall rubbing, uniformly tanned. first edition. Author's scarce fourth book. New York, 1949

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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INTERESTING ASSOCIATION COPY BUCK, PEARL S. The Good Earth. 8vo, original gilt-stamped light brown cloth, spot of staining on front cover near joint, few stray surface marks; pictorial dust jacket, several old cellotape repairs along edges, spine panel darkened with 5 1/2-inch splits along folds

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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BUCKLEY, WILLIAM F. Quotations From Chariman Bill * Cruising Speed. Together, 2 Signed First Editions. 8vo, original cloth; dust jackets, minor rubbing to first title. each signed with short inscription. Cruising Speed an Advance Review Copy, with publisher's promotional material laid-in. New

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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WITH AN ORIGINAL INSCRIBED POEM BUKOWSKI, CHARLES. It Catches My Heart in its Hands: New & Selected Poems 1955-1963. With preliminary leaves of various colors and differing widths. 4to, hand-bound in stiff pictorial wrappers printed in orange; pictorial yellow dust jacket with decorative cork-lined

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 1.200 $ - 1.800 $

Datum: 20.11.2012

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BUNKER, EDWARD. The Animal Factory. 8vo, silver-lettered publisher's cloth; dust jacket. signed by the author. Bunker's second novel, and the basis for the 2000 Steve Buscemi film starring Willem Dafoe, Edward Furlong and Mickey Rourke that Bunker also co-scripted. A very well-preserved copy by one

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 350 $ - 500 $

Datum: 20.11.2012