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Auktion: Sale 351: Fine Modern Literature
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Lot of 18 first editions by various authors bound in leather

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Title: Lot of 18 first editions by various authors bound in leather Author: Various authors Place: Various places Publisher: Date: 1904-95 Description: Comprises: Hewlett, Maurice. The Road in Tuscany. 2 vols. (uniform half morocco bound by H. Sotheran & Co., London). Illus. with plates from various works of art. Macmillan, 1904. * Dreiser. An American Tragedy. 2 vols. (uniform gray morocco). 1st issue with “Boni & Liveright” imprint on title (later changed to just Horace Liveright). 1925. * Wilder. The Bridge of San Luis Rey Illus. by Amy Drevenstedt; original map endpapers present. Boni, 1927. * Huxley. Brave New World. 1st trade. Original cloth cover & gilt-lettered spine tipped-in at rear. Chatto & Windus, 1932. * Cain. The Postman Always Rings Twice. [Author’s 1st novel]. Knopf, 1934. * O’Hara. Appointment in Samarra. [Author’s 1st novel]. With errata slip, tipped-in (as issued). Harcourt, Brace, [1934]. * West. The Day of the Locust. Random House, [1939]. * McCullers. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. [Author’s scarce 1st book]. Original cloth front cover & spine tipped-in at rear; also, rear jacket panel, laid in. Houghton Mifflin, 1940. * Wright. Native Son. States first & “A-P” code on copyright page. Harpers, 1940. * Lowry. Under the Volcano. Reynal & Hitchcock, [1947]. * Jones. From Here to Eternity. Signed by the author on the title. Scribner’s, 1951. * Nabokov. Lolita. 1st U.S. Putnam’s, [1958]. * Spark, Muriel. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. Macmillan, 1961. * Fowles. The Magus. Foxing. Cape, 1966. * Vonnegut. Slaughterhouse-Five. Seymour Lawrence/Delacorte, [1969]. * Lee. To Kill a Mockingbird. 35th Anniversary Ed., later printing. Signed “Best wishes” by the author in purple ink on the half-title. HarperCollins, [1995]. Together, 18 volumes. Bound in morocco (various single colors), 16 are full oasis morocco, 2 are uniform half dark blue morocco & mottled boards, mostly uniformly ruled & lettered in gilt, raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. First Editions, first printings (except one later edition). Mostly bound by the Jack Chitgian Bindery (Los Angeles), except two the volume set, The Road in Tuscany, as stated above, those are bound by H. Sotheran of London. A lovely array of different colored oasis morocco first edition books. Lot Amendments Condition: Light wear to contents; mostly near fine or better, in fine leather bindings. Item number: 174456

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Auktionshaus: PBA Galleries
Titel: Sale 351: Fine Modern Literature
Auktionsdatum: 15.03.2007
Adresse: PBA Galleries
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