Sale 633: Fine Literature & Fine Books - Poetry from the Collection of Larry Rafferty - Miniature Books

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Datum der Auktion: 11.01.2018

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Five first editions by Nelson Algren

Title: Five first editions by Nelson Algren Author: Algren, Nelson Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: 5 volumes. (8vo), cloth and boards, dust jackets. First Editions. Includes: The Man With the Golden Arm. Light wear and soiling to jacket, minor chips and a few tears

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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Eight issues of The Arkham Sampler (all published)

Title: Eight issues of The Arkham Sampler (all published) Author: Place: Sauk City, WI Publisher: Arkham House Date: 1948-1949 Description: 8 issues. (8vo) original wrappers. Later custom box. A complete set of all eight issues, four published in each 1948 and 1949. Lot Amendments Condition

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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A Bibliography of the Auerhahn Press

Title: A Bibliography of the Auerhahn Press Author: Johnston, Alastair, compiler Place: Berkeley Publisher: Poltroon Press Date: [1976] Description: (8vo) original pictorially printed cloth, paper spine label. One of "somewhat less than 500 copies." First Edition. Inscribed by the compiler on the

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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Liber Scriptorum: The Second Book of the Authors Club

Title: Liber Scriptorum: The Second Book of the Authors Club Author: Place: New York Publisher: The Authors Club Date: 1921 Description: xx, [2], 582, [2] pp. Decorative head and tail pieces. (Folio), Full gilt decorated blindstamped brown morocco, gilt dentelles, top edge gilt. No. 113 of 251

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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Works of Balzac

Title: Works of Balzac Author: Balzac, Honore de Place: Boston Publisher: Dana Estes & Co. Date: [1901] Description: 18 volumes. Each volume with frontispiece. (8vo), three quarter red morocco and marbled boards, gilt spines, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. Illustrated Sterling Edition. Finely

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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Ladies Almanack showing their Signs and their tides; their Moons and their...

Title: Ladies Almanack showing their Signs and their tides; their Moons and their Changes; the Seasons as it is with them; their Eclipses and Equinoxes, as well as a full Record of diurnal and nocturnal Distempers Author: A Lady of Fashion [Barnes, Djuna] Place: Paris Publisher: Printed for the

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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Ryder

Title: Ryder Author: Barnes, Djuna Place: New York Publisher: Horace Liveright Date: 1928 Description: Illustrations by the author. (8vo), blue cloth lettered in bright orange, illustrated dust jacket. One of 3000 copies. First Edition Author's second book, a collection of interrelated stories

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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The Wind from a Burning Woman - three editions

Title: The Wind from a Burning Woman - three editions Author: Bear, Greg Place: [Sauk City, WI] Publisher: Arkham House Date: [1983] Description: Illustrations by Dennis Neal Smith, jacket art by Vincent di Fate. (8vo) original black cloth, pictorial dust jacket. Three copies, including: No. 215 of

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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Catastrophe for Václav Havel

Title: Catastrophe for Václav Havel Author: Beckett, Samuel Place: Northridge, CA Publisher: Lord John Press Date: 1983 Description: Broadside, 56.5x38 cm (22¼x15"). Designed by Patrick Reagh. Illustration by Joseph Mugnaini. Copy 15 of 100 numbered copies. Signed by Beckett above his printed name

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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Black Beetles in Amber

Title: Black Beetles in Amber Author: Bierce, Ambrose Place: San Francisco Publisher: Western Authors Publishing Date: 1892 Description: 280 pp. Frontispiece portrait. Original gray cloth lettered in gilt. First Edition. BAL 1111. Lot Amendments Condition: Some wear and soiling to cloth, corners

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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Nuggets and Dust Panned Out in California.

Title: Nuggets and Dust Panned Out in California. Author: [Bierce, Ambrose] Grile, Dod Place: London Publisher: Chatto & Windus Date: [1873] Description: [2], vi, [9]-175, [1] [8] ad pp. Original pictorial yellow wrappers printed in colors. Custom case. First Edition. BAL "A" printing (no sequence

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 600 $ - 900 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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Bibliography of American Literature... for the Bibliographical Society of...

Title: Bibliography of American Literature... for the Bibliographical Society of America Author: Blanck, Jacob Place: New Haven Publisher: Yale University Press Date: [1967-91] Description: Nine volumes. (Large 8vo) original black cloth, stamped in gilt and red. Invaluable and authoritative source

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 500 $ - 800 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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The Opener of the Way

Title: The Opener of the Way Author: Bloch, Robert Place: Sauk City, WI Publisher: Arkham House Date: 1945 Description: (8vo) original black cloth. First Edition. Approximately only 2000 copies printed. Author's first full length book, following a rather scarce and small British pamphlet. Lot

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

Title: The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio Author: Boccaccio, Giovanni Place: London Publisher: Privately Printed for Subscribers Date: 1895 Description: 3 volumes. With illustrated plates after designs by Louis Challon, Jaques Wagrez, C D J Eisen, and Leopold Flameng. Translated by John Payne

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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A Gathering of Authors & Their Admonitions

Title: A Gathering of Authors & Their Admonitions Author: Place: [Pasadena, CA] Publisher: Castle Press Date: 1981 Description: Two copies. Broadside, 45x29.2 cm (18x11½"). Each copy signed by Ray Bradbury, as issued. Printed at the Castle Press in August 1981 at its Fiftieth Anniversary

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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Death Has Lost Its Charm for Me

Title: Death Has Lost Its Charm for Me Author: Bradbury, Ray Place: Northridge, CA Publisher: Lord John Press Date: 1987 Description: Two editions. Includes: Cat-patterned boards. Designated in type as a 'Presentation Copy'. Cloth-backed patterned boards. No. 78 of 150 copies. First Editions. Each

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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The Illustrated Man

Title: The Illustrated Man Author: Bradbury, Ray Place: Garden City Publisher: Doubleday & Company Date: 1951 Description: (8vo) original tan cloth, pictorial dust jacket. First Edition. Bradbury's second collection (his third book), a series of unrelated stories brought together by "the illustrated

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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This Attic Where the Meadow Greens - the author's copy

Title: This Attic Where the Meadow Greens - the author's copy Author: Bradbury, Ray Place: Northridge, CA Publisher: Lord John Press Date: 1979 Description: (8vo) specially bound in full black faux-leather. No. 8 of 75 deluxe copies. First Edition. This copy specially bound for the author, with

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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A Brontë Bibliography

Title: A Brontë Bibliography Author: Yablon, G. Anthony & John R. Turner Place: London Publisher: Ian Hodgkins Date: 1978 Description: (8vo) original red calf-backed cloth, spine lettered in gilt, Cloth slipcase. No. 13 of 25 special copies thus bound. First Edition. Signed by the authors at the

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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Life and Works of Charlotte Brontë and her Sisters

Title: Life and Works of Charlotte Brontë and her Sisters Author: Brontë, Charlotte, Emily and Anne Place: London Publisher: Smith, Elder & Co. Date: 1878-1882 Description: 7 volumes. Each volume with frontispiece and additional illustrated title page, plus plates. (8vo) 19.5x13 cm. (7¾x5"), period

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 400 $ - 600 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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Lay Down My Sword and Shield

Title: Lay Down My Sword and Shield Author: Burke, James Lee Place: New York Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell Date: [1971] Description: (8vo) original beige cloth, dust jacket. First Edition. Author's third novel and the last book published before a fifteen-year absence. This is the scarcest of his

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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Five letters from Edgar Rice Burroughs to Roy B. Van Devier, responding to...

Title: Five letters from Edgar Rice Burroughs to Roy B. Van Devier, responding to inquiries about his books and writings Author: Burroughs, Edgar Rice Place: Van Nuys & Reseda, California Publisher: Date: 1920-1929 Description: Typed letters signed by Burroughs in ink, on his letterhead, each with

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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Pirates of Venus

Title: Pirates of Venus Author: Burroughs, Edgar Rice Place: Tarzana, California Publisher: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Date: [1934] Description: Illustrations by J. Allen St. John. Blue cloth lettered in red, maps on endpapers, color pictorial jacket. First Edition. The first of the Venus series, in

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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Tarzan and the Golden Lion

Title: Tarzan and the Golden Lion Author: Burroughs, Edgar Rice Place: Chicago Publisher: A.C. McClurg Date: 1923 Description: Illustrated with 8 plates from paintings by J. Allen St. John. (8vo) original yellow cloth lettered in black. First Edition. Tarzan raises a lion cub to maturity. Heins GL1

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar

Title: Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar Author: Burroughs, Edgar Rice Place: Chicago Publisher: A.C. McClurg Date: 1918 Description: Illustrated with 8 plates by J. Allen St. John. (8vo) original gilt-lettered green cloth. First Edition. Tarzan narrowly escapes being sacrificed by a queen after being

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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WITHDRAWN - Three works by Albert Camus, each signed and inscribed

Title: WITHDRAWN - Three works by Albert Camus, each signed and inscribed Author: Camus, Albert Place: Paris Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Includes: L'Homme Révolté. 48th edition. Gallimard, [1951]. La Chute, récit. 24th edition. Gallimard, [1956]. La Peste, avac douze aquarelles par

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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Carnations: A Play in One Act

Title: Carnations: A Play in One Act Author: Carver, Raymond Place: [Vineburg, CA] Publisher: Engdahl Typography Date: [1992] Description: (4to), Quarter leather and black cloth, gilt stamped spine, marbled endpapers; housed in publisher's black cloth slipcase with paper cover label. Designated

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 300 $ - 500 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova: Written by Himself Now for the First Time...

Title: The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova: Written by Himself Now for the First Time Completely Translated into English by Arthur Machen Author: Casanova, Jacques Place: [n.p.] Publisher: Privately printed for subscribers only Date: [n.d.] Description: Complete in 6 volumes. Translated by Arthur

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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The History of the Most Renowned Don Quixote of Mancha: And his Trusty...

Title: The History of the Most Renowned Don Quixote of Mancha: And his Trusty Squire Sancho Pancha. Now Made English according to the Humour of our Modern Language. And Adorned with several Copper Plates Author: Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de Place: London Publisher: Printed by Tho. Hodgkin, and are

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 11.01.2018

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The Big Sleep

Title: The Big Sleep Author: Chandler, Raymond Place: San Francisco Publisher: Arion Press Date: 1986 Description: Introduction by Lawrence Clark Powell. Illustrated with 40 photographs by Lou Stoumen; plus frontispiece photo of Chandler's grave. (4to) 25.5x20 cm (10x8"), decorative cream plexiglass

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $

Datum: 11.01.2018