Auction 02.12.2005

Christie's
New York, Rockefeller Center

Datum der Auktion: 02.12.2005

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AGEE, James (1909-1955). Let Us Now Praise Famous Men . Boston: Houghton...

AGEE, James (1909-1955). Let Us Now Praise Famous Men . Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1941. 8 o . Photographically illustrated by Walker Evans. Original cloth; dust jacket (some very minor edgewear and soiling). Provenance : Philip Krapp (blindstamp on front free endpaper). FIRST EDITION. [ With

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 700 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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CAPOTE, Truman. Other Voices, Other Rooms . New York: Random House, 1948.

CAPOTE, Truman. Other Voices, Other Rooms . New York: Random House, 1948. 8 o . Original tan cloth; dust jacket (short tear at head of front panel, some very minor soiling). FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY CAPOTE on the title

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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CAPOTE, Truman (1924-1984). Breakfast at Tiffany's . New York: Random...

CAPOTE, Truman (1924-1984). Breakfast at Tiffany's . New York: Random House, 1958. 8 o . Original yellow cloth; dust jacket (some minor soiling). FIRST EDITION. A VERY FINE COPY

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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CAPOTE, Truman. In Cold Blood . New York: Random House, 1965. 8 o...

CAPOTE, Truman. In Cold Blood . New York: Random House, 1965. 8 o . Original cloth; slipcase. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 22 of 500 copies signed by Capote. -- Another issue: advance copy of the FIRST TRADE EDITION in wrappers. -- Another issue: FIRST EDITION, trade issue, a fine copy in

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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CAPOTE, Truman. A collection of his works, comprising: A Tree of Night...

CAPOTE, Truman. A collection of his works, comprising: A Tree of Night . New York, 1949. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY CAPOTE on the front free endpaper to James Bloom. -- Local Color . New York, 1950. -- The Grass Harp . New York, 1951. -- The Muses are Heard . New York, 1956. -- A Christmas

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FAULKNER, William (1897-1962). The Marble Faun. Boston: Four Seas Company...

FAULKNER, William (1897-1962). The Marble Faun. Boston: Four Seas Company, 1924. 8 o . Original green paper boards, printed paper label on cover and spine (very slight wear to extremities, labels bright). FIRST EDITION OF FAULKNER'S FIRST BOOK, SIGNED TWICE BY FAULKNER: ("William Faulkner") first on

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FAULKNER, William. Soldiers' Pay. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926.

FAULKNER, William. Soldiers' Pay. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926. 8 o . Original blue cloth, lettered in yellow, very fine; WITH THE SCARCE PICTORIAL DUST JACKET (minor wear with a few small chips at extremities, ends of spine panel reinforced on verso repairing short tear at head of spine along

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 20.000 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FAULKNER, WILLIAM. Mosquitoes . New York: Boni & Liveright, 1927.

FAULKNER, WILLIAM. Mosquitoes . New York: Boni & Liveright, 1927. 8 o . Original blue cloth, lettered in yellow on front cover and spine; dust jacket (spine panel lightly dulled, minor wear to corners, spine ends and fold corners tape-reinforced on verso). Provenance : Mrs. W.M. Baker (contemporary

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FAULKNER, William. Sartoris . New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1929.

FAULKNER, William. Sartoris . New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1929. 8 o . Original black cloth, lettered in red; printed dust jacket designed by Arthur Hawkins (some minor chipping at ends of spine panel, as usual, few minor nicks). FIRST EDITION. In his third novel, Sortoris , Faulkner

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FAULKNER, William. The Sound and the Fury . New York: Jonathan Cape and...

FAULKNER, William. The Sound and the Fury . New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, 1929. 8 o . Original cloth-backed black and grey patterned boards, top edge stained blue; pictorial dust jacket featuring adaptation of Käthe Kollwitz theme (diagonal crease on lower front panel, some minor wear

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 20.000 $ - 30.000 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FAULKNER, William. Soldiers' Pay . London: Chatto & Windus, 1930.

FAULKNER, William. Soldiers' Pay . London: Chatto & Windus, 1930. 8 o . Original blue-green cloth; original printed dust jacket (slight wear to extremities, some very minor soiling or toning). FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. Massey 310; Petersen A2i

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 700 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FAULKNER, William. As I Lay Dying . New York: Jonathan Cape, 1930.

FAULKNER, William. As I Lay Dying . New York: Jonathan Cape, 1930. 8 o . Original beige cloth stamped in dark brown on upper cover and spine, top edge stained brown; dust jacket (slightest soiling, otherwise very fine). FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, second state of p. 11 with "I" correctly aligned

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FAULKNER, William. As I Lay Dying . New York: Jonathan Cape, 1930.

FAULKNER, William. As I Lay Dying . New York: Jonathan Cape, 1930. 8 o . Original beige cloth stamped in dark brown on upper cover and spine, top edge stained brown; dust jacket (spine panel very slightly age-toned, small tape reinforcement on upper spine verso, slight soiling). FIRST EDITION, FIRST

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FAULKNER, William. Sanctuary . New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith...

FAULKNER, William. Sanctuary . New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, 1931. 8 o . Original quarter gray cloth and magenta boards; dust jacket (very slight age-toning to spine panel, very light wear to extremities, otherwise fine). FIRST EDITION, FIRST BINDING. " Sanctuary was written in haste

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FAULKNER, William. These Thirteen . New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison...

FAULKNER, William. These Thirteen . New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1931. 8 o . Original gray and blue cloth; original dust jacket designed by Arthur Hawkins, Jr. (slightest age-toning to spine panel, otherwise very fine). FIRST EDITION of the author's first collection of short stories

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FAULKNER, William. These 13 . New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, 1931.

FAULKNER, William. These 13 . New York: Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith, 1931. 8 o . Original reddish-brown and silver-beige cloth, spine silver-lettered, top edge silver (tiny scuff on spine, otherwise fine). Provenance : Frederick W. Skiff (bookplate). FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 149 of

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FAULKNER, William. Idyll in the Desert . New York: Random House, 1931.

FAULKNER, William. Idyll in the Desert . New York: Random House, 1931. 8 o . Original marbled paper boards, unopened (light soiling). FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 245 of 400 copies SIGNED by Faulkner. Petersen A10a

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FAULKNER, William. Light in August . New York: Harrison Smith and Robert...

FAULKNER, William. Light in August . New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1932. 8 o . Original coarse-grained grey cloth, stamped in orange on the front cover and in blue and orange on the spine [first binding]; pictorial dust jacket. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING in the first binding with

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FAULKNER, William. Light in August . London: Chatto & Windus, 1933.

FAULKNER, William. Light in August . London: Chatto & Windus, 1933. 8 o . Original terra cotta cloth; pictorial dust jacket, very fine. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. Massey 110; Petersen A13n

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FAULKNER, William. Salmagundi... Including "Ultimately" A Poem by Ernest...

FAULKNER, William. Salmagundi... Including "Ultimately" A Poem by Ernest Hemingway . Milwaukee: Casanova Press, 1932. 8 o . Original ribbed tan wrappers, printed in black and red; plain glassine outer wrapper; publisher's burgundy board slipcase (minor edgewear). LIMITED EDITION, number 164 of 525

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 700 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FAULKNER, William. Doctor Martino and Other Stories . New York: Random...

FAULKNER, William. Doctor Martino and Other Stories . New York: Random House, 1934. 8 o . Original two-toned cloth (a few insignificant scuffs). FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 356 of 360 copies SIGNED by Faulkner. Massey 437; Petersen A15b

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FAULKNER, William. Pylon . New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1935.

FAULKNER, William. Pylon . New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1935. 8 o . Folding facsimile frontispiece. Original cloth-backed and silver-paper-covered boards, decorated in blue, spine lettered in silver, top edges gilt, others uncut (spine evenly faded); original printed board slipcase

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FAULKNER, William. Absalom, Absalom! New York: Random House, 1936.

FAULKNER, William. Absalom, Absalom! New York: Random House, 1936. 8 o . Original cloth-backed patterned boards, top edge gilt, others uncut (slight darkening to spine). FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 174 of 300 copies SIGNED by Faulkner. Massey 1; Petersen A17d

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FAULKNER, William. The Unvanquished . New York: Random House, 1938.

FAULKNER, William. The Unvanquished . New York: Random House, 1938. 8 o . Illustrations by Edward Shenton. Original cloth-backed decorated boards, t.e.g. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 11 of 250 copies SIGNED by Faulkner. Massey 364; Petersen A18c

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FAULKNER, William. The Wild Palms . New York: Random House, 1939.

FAULKNER, William. The Wild Palms . New York: Random House, 1939. 8 o . Original red cloth-backed wooden patterned boards, gilt-lettered, top edge gilt (some pale spotting to endleaves). FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE number 143 of 250 copies SIGNED by Faulkner. Massey 386; Petersen A19d

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FAULKNER, William. The Hamlet . New York: Random House, 1940.

FAULKNER, William. The Hamlet . New York: Random House, 1940. 8 o . Original green half cloth, t.e.g. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 158 of 250 copies SIGNED by Faulkner. Massey 55; Petersen A20c

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FAULKNER, William. Go Down, Moses and Other Stories . New York: Random...

FAULKNER, William. Go Down, Moses and Other Stories . New York: Random House, 1942. 8 o . Original rose half cloth and boards, top edge gilt; plain glassine dust wrapper. FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 18 of 100 copies SIGNED by Faulkner. This is the smallest limitation of any of Faulkner's

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FAULKNER, William. Tandis que j'agonise . Translated by Maurice Coindreau...

FAULKNER, William. Tandis que j'agonise . Translated by Maurice Coindreau. Paris: Éditions Jean Boisseau, 1946. 2 o . Etched illustrations by Courtin. Original printed wrappers, unbound as issued, with a separate folder of engravings, all in the publisher's board folding case (minor wear to box

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 700 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FAULKNER, William. Intruder in the Dust . New York: Random House, 1948. 8 o...

FAULKNER, William. Intruder in the Dust . New York: Random House, 1948. 8 o . Original black cloth, stamped in gilt and blue; pictorial dust jacket designed by E. McKnight Kauffer. FIRST EDITION. Massey 72; Petersen A24b. AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE COPY. [ With :] FAULKNER, William. Intruder in the Dust

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FAULKNER, William. Knight's Gambit . New York: Random House, 1949.

FAULKNER, William. Knight's Gambit . New York: Random House, 1949. 8 o . Original red cloth, stamped in gold and black; pictorial dust jacket designed by E. McKnight Kauffer (a little wear to extremities, minor rubbing). Provenance : NELSON ALGREN (signature); Jack Potter Bookseller, Chicago

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 700 $

Datum: 02.12.2005