Auction 05.12.1996

Christie's
New York, East

Datum der Auktion: 05.12.1996

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AGEE, JAMES. Permit me Voyage. New Haven, 1934. 8vo, original cloth; dust...

AGEE, JAMES. Permit me Voyage. New Haven, 1934. 8vo, original cloth; dust jacket, light chipping to edges of panel. FIRST EDITION of the author's first book

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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AGEE, JAMES. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. Boston, 1941. Photographic...

AGEE, JAMES. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. Boston, 1941. Photographic illustrations by Walker Evans. 4to, original black cloth, slight rubbing to edges; dust jacket, minor wear to edges of panel, small abrasion on spine panel. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by Evans on front free

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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AGEE, JAMES. The Morning Watch. Boston, 1951 -- Letters of James Agee to...

AGEE, JAMES. The Morning Watch. Boston, 1951 -- Letters of James Agee to Father Flye. New York, 1962 -- Four Early Stories. N.p., 1964. Illustrated with etchings by Keith Achepohl. Together 3 volumes, various sizes, original bindings (2 dust jackets), condition varies. FIRST EDITIONS. (3

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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ALASTAIR, Illustrator ]. WILDE, OSCAR. The Birthday of the Infanta. 9...

ALASTAIR, Illustrator ]. WILDE, OSCAR. The Birthday of the Infanta. 9 tinted plates, some partially hand-colored. Paris: Black Sun Press, 1928. 4to, original printed wrappers; glassine outer wrapper (some chipping and splits along edges). LIMITED EDITION, number 91 of 100 copies on Hollande van

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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ALGER, HORATIO. Bertha's Christmas Vision, An Autumn Sheaf. Boston, 1856...

ALGER, HORATIO. Bertha's Christmas Vision, An Autumn Sheaf. Boston, 1856. 8vo, original cloth, spine faded, light staining to covers; minor browning and staining. FIRST EDITION of author's first book. Gardner 53

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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ANDERSON, SHERWOOD. The Triumph of the Egg. New York: B.W. Huebsch, 1921...

ANDERSON, SHERWOOD. The Triumph of the Egg. New York: B.W. Huebsch, 1921. 8vo, original cloth; dust jacket, light chipping to edges of panel, small chip to center of spine panel. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, PRESENTATION COPY inscribed by Anderson on front free endpaper: "To Alice Corbin Henderson

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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ANDERSON, SHERWOOD. Windy McPherson's Son. New York, 1916. 8vo, original...

ANDERSON, SHERWOOD. Windy McPherson's Son. New York, 1916. 8vo, original decorated cloth, spine slightly faded. FIRST EDITION of Anderson's first first book. Alice Corbin Henderson's signature (Anderson's editor at Poetry magazine) on front pastedown -- Tar: A Midwest Childhood. New York, 1926. 4to

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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AUDEN, W.H. Poems. London, [1930]. Square 8vo, original printed stiff...

AUDEN, W.H. Poems. London, [1930]. Square 8vo, original printed stiff wrappers, uncut and partially unopened, small chip on lower margin of upper cover, backstrip a little age-darkened, minor wear at edges; quarter morocco folding case. FIRST EDITION of the author's first regularly published book

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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BARRIE, J.M. Peter and Wendy. London, [1911]. Illustrated by F.D. Bedford...

BARRIE, J.M. Peter and Wendy. London, [1911]. Illustrated by F.D. Bedford. 8vo, original vellum, covers and spine elaborately gilt-decorated, t.e.g., some slight soiling. FIRST EDITION, ONE OF A VERY LIMITED NUMBER IN THIS SPECIAL VELLUM BINDING, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by Barrie to Diana

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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BAUM, L. FRANK]. RILEY, JAMES WHITCOMB. An Old Sweetheart of Mine...

BAUM, L. FRANK]. RILEY, JAMES WHITCOMB. An Old Sweetheart of Mine. Indianapolis, [1902]. Illustrated by Howard Chandler Christy. 8vo, original decorated cloth, upper cover with mounted pictorial label and gilt-decorated, some rubbing and wear; upper hinge cracked. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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BAUM, L. FRANK. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Chicago and New York, 1900...

BAUM, L. FRANK. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Chicago and New York, 1900 -- Ozma of Oz. Chicago, [1907] -- Father Goose's Year Book... Illustrated by Walter J. Enright. Chicago, [1907] -- Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz. Chicago, [1908] -- Another copy -- -- The Road to Oz. Chicago, [1909] -- The Tin

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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BECKETT, SAMUEL. Collected Works. New York: Grove Press, [1970]. 16...

BECKETT, SAMUEL. Collected Works. New York: Grove Press, [1970]. 16 volumes, 8vo, original black cloth, spines gilt-lettered, spines slightly rubbed. LIMITED EDITION, number 74 0f 200 sets signed by Beckett. (16

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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BELLAMY, EDWARD. Looking Backward: 2000-1887. Boston, 1888. 8vo, original...

BELLAMY, EDWARD. Looking Backward: 2000-1887. Boston, 1888. 8vo, original decorated gray cloth, minor wear to spine ends and light soiling to lower cover; light foxing to endpapers. FIRST EDITION, earliest printing with the imprint of J.J. Arakelyan on the copyright page. BAL 956; Grolier American

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 400 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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BOTANICAL]. LOWE, E.J. Beautiful Leaved Plants. 60 hand-colored plates...

BOTANICAL]. LOWE, E.J. Beautiful Leaved Plants. 60 hand-colored plates. 8vo, contemporary green straight-grained morocco gilt, g.e., slight wear to extremities

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 400 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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BOTANICAL WATERCOLORS]. [No title]. A pair of botanical watercolors showing...

BOTANICAL WATERCOLORS]. [No title]. A pair of botanical watercolors showing fruits and leaves on branches. N.p., n.d. 345 x 275 mm. (13¾ x 10¾ in.); matted and framed. (2

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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BURROUGHS, EDGAR RICE. Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar. New York: Grosset...

BURROUGHS, EDGAR RICE. Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, [1918]. Illustrated by J. Allen St. John. 8vo, original red cloth, spine a little faded; dust jacket, chipped at head of spine panel, other chipping and wear. PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by Burroughs's son-in-law, and

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 350 $ - 500 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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BURROUGHS, EDGAR RICE. Tarzan the Invincible. Tarzana, [1931]. 8vo...

BURROUGHS, EDGAR RICE. Tarzan the Invincible. Tarzana, [1931]. 8vo, original blue cloth, spine and edges rubbed; rear hinge cracked; later dust jacket (G & D), some chipping at ends of spine panel. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by Burroughs on the front free endpaper: "To Charles

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 400 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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BURROUGHS, EDGAR RICE. Tarzan Triumphant. Tarzana, [1932]. Frontispiece and...

BURROUGHS, EDGAR RICE. Tarzan Triumphant. Tarzana, [1932]. Frontispiece and 4 illustrations by Studley Burroughs. 8vo, original blue cloth, spine dulled with some wear at ends, a little wear to extremities; owner's stamp on upper pastedown; dust jacket, fine. FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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BURROUGHS, EDGAR RICE. Tarzan the Terrible. [1921]. PRESENTATION COPY...

BURROUGHS, EDGAR RICE. Tarzan the Terrible. [1921]. PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by Burroughs on the front free endpaper to Paul Chester Meson -- Tarzan and the Ant Men. [1924]. PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by Burroughs on the front free endpaper to "Kappa Alpha Theta" -- Tarzan at the Earth's Core

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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CAESAR, CAIUS JULIUS. Quae Extant. Accuratissimé cum Libris Editis & MSS...

CAESAR, CAIUS JULIUS. Quae Extant. Accuratissimé cum Libris Editis & MSS optimis Collata, Recognita & Correcta. Accesserunt Annotationes Samuelis Clarke... London: Jacob Tonson, 1712. Engraved title, 2 engraved portraits and 84 engraved maps and plates, mostly double-page (including additional

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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CATLIN, GEORGE. Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Condition of...

CATLIN, GEORGE. Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Condition of the North American Indians. London: By the Author, 1841 [i.e. 1892]. 3 maps and numerous plates after paintings by Catlin. 2 volumes, later half morocco gilt, t.e.g., a little wear to extremities; original pictorial red

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE. El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de la...

CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE. El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha. Madrid: Joaquin Ibarra, 1780. 2 engraved frontispieces (both repeated), 1 engraved portrait, 1 engraved double-page map and 30 engraved plates after Antonio Carnicero, Joseph del Castillo, and others. 4 volumes

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 1.200 $ - 1.800 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE. The History of...Don Quixote of La Mancha...

CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, MIGUEL DE. The History of...Don Quixote of La Mancha. Translated from the Spanish by P.A. Motteux. Edinburgh: William Paterson, 1879-84. Engraved plates by Adolphe Lalauze. 4 volumes, 8vo, contemporary half morocco, spines gilt, t.e.g., some wear at edges and spine bands. (4

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 400 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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CHAGALL, MARC. Illustrations for the Bible. Text by Jean Wahl. New York...

CHAGALL, MARC. Illustrations for the Bible. Text by Jean Wahl. New York, Harcourt Brace, 1956. 28 original lithographs (16 in color) and numerous other illustrations. 4to, original lithographic boards, spine defective; a few leaves becoming loose. PRESENTATION COPY, boldly inscribed by Chagall

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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CHAGALL, MARC]. LASSAIGNE, JACQUES. Chagall. [Paris]: Maeght, [1957]. 12...

CHAGALL, MARC]. LASSAIGNE, JACQUES. Chagall. [Paris]: Maeght, [1957]. 12 original colored lithographs (including title) by Chagall. 8vo, original lithographic wrappers, light rubbing to edges, tear to lower cover, repaired with tape; upper corner slightly bumped

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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CHAGALL, MARC. Vitraux pour Jérusalem. Monte Carlo: André Sauret, 1962. 2...

CHAGALL, MARC. Vitraux pour Jérusalem. Monte Carlo: André Sauret, 1962. 2 original lithographs in color and numerous reproductions in color and black and white by Chagall. 4to, original cloth; dust jacket

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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CHANDLER, RAYMOND. Typed letter signed ("Ray") to Michael Gilbert. Palm...

CHANDLER, RAYMOND. Typed letter signed ("Ray") to Michael Gilbert. Palm Springs, 18 January 1957. 1½ pages, 4to. With a few holograph corrections in blue ink. An Interesting letter regarding copyright matters with a humorous postscript about his own funeral instructions. "...I want either a Church

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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CHILDREN'S COLORPLATE--VICTORIAN]. [STANNARD, HENRY, Illustrator ]. The...

CHILDREN'S COLORPLATE--VICTORIAN]. [STANNARD, HENRY, Illustrator ]. The Life of Cock Robin with the Trial of the Sparrow. From original designs... London: Frederick Warne, n.d. Color illustrations by Stannard. Small 4to, original pictorial gray cloth, fine -- INGOLDSBY, THOMAS. The Jackdaw of

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 800 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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CHILDREN'S MISCELLANEOUS]. LEAF, MUNRO. Wee Gillis...Illustrated by Robert...

CHILDREN'S MISCELLANEOUS]. LEAF, MUNRO. Wee Gillis...Illustrated by Robert Lawson. New York, 1938. 8vo, original burlap over boards; board slipcase. FIRST EDITION, one of 525 copies signed by Munro and Lawson -- LONGFELLOW, HENRY WADSWORTH. Tales of a Wayside Inn. London: Routledge, Warne, 1864

Los #: 33

Schätzpreis: 350 $ - 500 $

Datum: 05.12.1996

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CLEMENS, SAMUEL LANGHORNE. ("Mark Twain"). The Celebrated Jumping Frog of...

CLEMENS, SAMUEL LANGHORNE. ("Mark Twain"). The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, And Other Sketches. New York: C.H. Webb, 1867. 12mo, original brown cloth, with gilt frog in lower right corner facing up, rebacked, with the original spine laid down, corners rubbed; light browning and

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 1.200 $ - 1.800 $

Datum: 05.12.1996