Auction 02.12.2005

Christie's
New York, Rockefeller Center

Datum der Auktion: 02.12.2005

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WILLIAMS, Tennessee. The Kingdom of Earth With Hard Candy . New York: New...

WILLIAMS, Tennessee. The Kingdom of Earth With Hard Candy . New York: New Directions, 1954. One of 100 copies signed by Williams. This copy marked "Presentation copy". -- The Two Character Play . New York: New Directions, 1969. Number 95 of 350 copies. -- Androgyne, Mon Amour . New York: New

Los #: 61

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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WILLIAMS, Tennessee. Grand . New York: House of Books, 1964. Number 192 of...

WILLIAMS, Tennessee. Grand . New York: House of Books, 1964. Number 192 of 300 copies. -- Steps Must Be Gentle . New York: Targ Editions, 1980. One of 350 copies. -- Moise and the World of Reason . New York: Simon and Schuster, 1975. Number 318 of 350 copies. -- Memoirs . Garden City: Doubleday

Los #: 62

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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WILLIAMS, Tennessee. The Rose Tattoo . New York: New Directions, 1950. With...

WILLIAMS, Tennessee. The Rose Tattoo . New York: New Directions, 1950. With dust jacket. -- Summer and Smoke . New York: New Directions, 1948. With dust jacket. -- The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone . New York: New Directions, 1950. With dust jacket. -- Suddenly, Last Summer . New York: New Directions

Los #: 63

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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WILLIAMS, Tennessee. A group of approximately 57 works by or about...

WILLIAMS, Tennessee. A group of approximately 57 works by or about Williams, including: WILLIAMS, Tennessee. Suddenly, Last Summer . New York, 1958. FIRST EDITION. -- WILLIAMS. The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore . New York, 1964. FIRST EDITION, later issue. -- WILLIAMS. Le Cri du Phoenix

Los #: 64

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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WOLFE, Thomas (1900-1938). Look Homeward, Angel. A Story of the Buried Life...

WOLFE, Thomas (1900-1938). Look Homeward, Angel. A Story of the Buried Life . New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. 8 o . Original blue cloth; dust jacket (some light rubbing, a few tape reinforements on verso at ends of spine and fore edge joints, marginal loss on rear panel affecting one letter

Los #: 65

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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WOLFE, Thomas. Check signed ("Thomas Wolfe"), 16 May 1938, in the amount of...

WOLFE, Thomas. Check signed ("Thomas Wolfe"), 16 May 1938, in the amount of $6.00 made out to George Stoney, for secretarial services. [ With: ] A collection of works by Wolfe, including: Look Homeward Angel . London: Heinemann, 1930. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, a fine copy. -- Of Time and the River

Los #: 66

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 700 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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ELIOT, T.S. The Sacred Wood. Essays on Poetry and Criticism . London...

ELIOT, T.S. The Sacred Wood. Essays on Poetry and Criticism . London: Methuen, 1920. 8 o . Original blue cloth (spine slightly darkened, some wear at extremities). Provenance : John Quinn (bookplate). THE JOHN QUINN COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. Gallup A5a. -- East Coker and The Dry Salvages . London

Los #: 67

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

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 (lower portion of spine cracked along joints, spine slightly faded with its label a bit darkened, a touch of wear to extremities); quarter

Los #: 68

Schätzpreis: 30.000 $ - 40.000 $

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] (endpapers lightly offset); pictorial dust jacket (very slight wear to ends of spine

Los #: 69

Schätzpreis: 30.000 $ - 40.000 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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

FAULKNER, William. Light in August . New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1932. 8 o . Original tan cloth, lettered in blue and orange; printed dust jacket after a design by Arthur Hawkins (some light chipping at ends of spine, a few short tears). FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING in the first binding

Los #: 70

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

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 . Folding map printed in red and black. Original black cloth; pictorial dust jacket (very slight wear to extremities): quarter morocco slipcase. Provenance : Richard R. Kilroy Jr. (presentation inscription). FIRST EDITION

Los #: 71

Schätzpreis: 25.000 $ - 35.000 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FLEMING, Ian (1908-1964). Casino Royale . London: Jonathan Cape, 1953.

FLEMING, Ian (1908-1964). Casino Royale . London: Jonathan Cape, 1953. 8 o . Original black cloth-like boards, red heart stamped on upper cover, spine lettered and decorated in red; pictorial dust jacket after a design by Fleming (some very minor browning, minor chipping to spine ends); blue morocco

Los #: 72

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FLEMING, Ian. Live and Let Die . London: Jonathan Cape, 1954.

FLEMING, Ian. Live and Let Die . London: Jonathan Cape, 1954. 8 o . Original black boards, gilt-stamped; dust jacket (some minor browning, some light chipping along edges and spine ends); quarter morocco slipcase. FIRST EDITION, with the EARLIEST STATE OF THE DUST JACKET with no mention of the

Los #: 73

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FLEMING, Ian. Moonraker . London: Jonathan Cape, 1955.

FLEMING, Ian. Moonraker . London: Jonathan Cape, 1955. 8 o . Original black boards, front cover and spine stamped in silver; dust jacket after a design by Ian Fleming and Kenneth Lewis (some browning, a few minor chips at head of spine); quarter morocco slipcase. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY KENNETH

Los #: 74

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FLEMING, Ian. Diamonds Are Forever . London: Jonathan Cape, 1956.

FLEMING, Ian. Diamonds Are Forever . London: Jonathan Cape, 1956. 8 o . Original black boards blind-stamped with diamond design, stamped in silver on front cover and spine; pictorial dust jacket (some very minor fading); quarter morocco slipcase. FIRST EDITION. Penzler, pp. 12-13

Los #: 75

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FLEMING, Ian. From Russia With Love . London: Jonathan Cape, 1957.

FLEMING, Ian. From Russia With Love . London: Jonathan Cape, 1957. 8 o . Original black boards, stamped in silver and red on front cover and spine, pictorial dust jacket after a design by Fleming and Richard Chopping (slight age-toning to spine, some very minor wear at folds); quarter morocco

Los #: 76

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 700 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FLEMING, Ian. Dr. No . London: Jonathan Cape, 1958.

FLEMING, Ian. Dr. No . London: Jonathan Cape, 1958. 8 o . (Minor spotting along edges.) Original black cloth, front cover with brown silhouette of a woman, spine stamped in silver; pictorial dust jacket designed by Pat Marriott (very minor spotting); quarter morocco slipcase. FIRST EDITION. Penzler

Los #: 77

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 700 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FLEMING, Ian. Goldfinger . London: Jonathan Cape, 1959.

FLEMING, Ian. Goldfinger . London: Jonathan Cape, 1959. 8 o . Original black cloth with skull design stamped in blind and gilt on front cover, gilt-stamped on spine (corners slightly bumped); pictorial dust jacket after a design by Richard Chopping (some minor soiling, small ink notation on bottom

Los #: 78

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 700 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FLEMING, Ian. For Your Eyes Only . London: Jonathan Cape, 1960.

FLEMING, Ian. For Your Eyes Only . London: Jonathan Cape, 1960. 8 o . Original black board with eye design on front cover, spine stamped in gilt; pictorial dust jacket (spine and edges slightly darkened); quarter morocco slipcase. FIRST EDITION. Penzler, pp. 19-20

Los #: 79

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FLEMING, Ian. Thunderball . London: Jonathan Cape, 1961.

FLEMING, Ian. Thunderball . London: Jonathan Cape, 1961. 8 o . Original black boards, skeletal hand blind-stamped on front cover, spine gilt-stamped; pictorial dust jacket after a design by Richard Chopping (slight darkening, price-clipped). Provenance : ownership signature on front free endpaper

Los #: 80

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FLEMING, Ian. The Spy Who Loved Me . London: Jonathan Cape, 1962.

FLEMING, Ian. The Spy Who Loved Me . London: Jonathan Cape, 1962. 8 o . Original black boards blind- and silver- stamped with a knife design, spine stamped in silver; pictorial dust jacket after a design by Richard Chopping (some minor soiling); quarter morocco slipcase. FIRST EDITION. Penzler pp

Los #: 81

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FLEMING, Ian. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The Magical Car . London: Jonathan...

FLEMING, Ian. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The Magical Car . London: Jonathan Cape, 1964-1965. 3 volumes, 8 o . Illustrated throughout by John Burningham. Original paper-covered pictorial boards, pictorial endpapers (some minor spotting along top edges of boards); pictorial dust jackets (some minor

Los #: 82

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FLEMING, Ian. The Diamond Smugglers . London: Jonathan Cape, 1957. Original...

FLEMING, Ian. The Diamond Smugglers . London: Jonathan Cape, 1957. Original cloth; dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. -- On Her Majesty's Secret Service . London: Jonathan Cape, 1963. Original boards; pictorial dust jacket. FIRST EDITION. -- You Only Live Twice . London: Jonathan Cape, 1964. Original

Los #: 83

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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FLEMING, Ian. A collection of 10 books about Ian Fleming and James Bond...

FLEMING, Ian. A collection of 10 books about Ian Fleming and James Bond, including: LYCETT, Andrew. The Man Behind James Bond . Atlanta, 1995. -- AMIS, Kingsley. The James Bond Dossier . London, 1965. -- [AMIS]. The Book of Bond or Every Man His Own 007 . London, 1965. -- MARKHAM, Robert. Colonel

Los #: 84

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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HEMINGWAY, Ernest. The Old Man and the Sea . New York: Charles Scribner's...

HEMINGWAY, Ernest. The Old Man and the Sea . New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952. 8 o . Original light blue cloth; pictorial dust jacket (spine panel defective, some wear). Provenance : Lorine Thompson (presentation inscription). FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY HEMINGWAY TO LORINE

Los #: 89

Schätzpreis: 7.000 $ - 10.000 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Autograph letter signed twice ("Ernest" and "Ernest...

HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Autograph letter signed twice ("Ernest" and "Ernest Hemingway"), to Lorine Thompson, Finca Vigia, San Francisco de Paulo, Cuba, n.d. [ca. March 1943]. 2 pages, 4to, in dark ink on rectos only of two sheets of "Finca Vigia" onionskin stationery, minor spotting, edges a bit soiled

Los #: 91

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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HEMINGWAY, Ernest. A Farewell to Arms. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929.

HEMINGWAY, Ernest. A Farewell to Arms. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. 8 o . Original black cloth, printed gold labels on front cover and spine (minor wear to edges); pictorial; dust jacket (a few short marginal tears to upper panel, light chipping and splitting to ends of spine panel

Los #: 92

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Typed letter signed ("Papa") to Fred Zinnemann...

HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Typed letter signed ("Papa") to Fred Zinnemann (1990-1997), 8 August 1956. 1 page, 4to, on Finca Vigia stationery, some minor chipping along edges away from text . [ With :] Photograph inscribed and signed: "For Freddy and Renee, one small, edible, non-rubber fish, with love from

Los #: 93

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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JOYCE, James (1882-1941). Typescript carbon page from the "Circe" episode...

JOYCE, James (1882-1941). Typescript carbon page from the "Circe" episode of "Ulysses," paginated in type "9," WITH EXTENSIVE HOLOGRAPH ADDITIONS BY JOYCE, comprising some 120 words of additional dialogue. [Paris, circa 1921]. 1 page, 10¾ x 8¼ in., purple ink carbon typescript on linen bond paper

Los #: 95

Schätzpreis: 35.000 $ - 55.000 $

Datum: 02.12.2005

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KAFKA, Franz (1883-1924). Der Heizer. Ein Fragment. Leipzig: Kurt Wolff...

KAFKA, Franz (1883-1924). Der Heizer. Ein Fragment. Leipzig: Kurt Wolff, 1913. 8 o . Original wrappers, upper cover with printed label (some rubbing and slight staining). Provenance of the group : Lotte Eisenberg (signature on title); the personal collection of Kafka's publisher, Salman Schocken

Los #: 96

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 02.12.2005