Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

Christie's
4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 04.12.2009

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ANDERSON, Sherwood (1876-1941) Typescript of Dark Laughter, ...

ANDERSON, Sherwood (1876-1941). Typescript of Dark Laughter , WITH EXTENSIVE CORRECTIONS AND EMENDATIONS IN ANDERSON'S HAND, n.p., n.d. 238 pages (carbons), 4to (p.190 with extensive paper loss and tears affecting most of the text on that page; lacking pages 187, 191; p.64 misnumbered as p.66; p.196

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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ANDERSON, Sherwood Windy McPherson's Son New York and London...

ANDERSON, Sherwood. Windy McPherson's Son . New York and London: John Lane, 1916.
ANDERSON, Sherwood. Windy McPherson's Son . New York and London: John Lane, 1916. 8 o . Original decorated cloth, stamped in green and gilt (spine lightly faded); cloth slipcase. FIRST EDITION of Anderson's first book

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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BELLOW, Saul (1915-2005) The Adventures of Augie March New Y...

BELLOW, Saul (1915-2005). The Adventures of Augie March . New York, 1953. 8 o . Original cloth; dust jacket. FIRST EDITION, SIGNED by Bellow. -- Another edition. New York, n.d 8 o . Original wrappers. INSCRIBED by Bellow. -- Herzog . New York, 1964. 8 o . Original cloth; dust jacket; cloth folding

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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BOSWELL, James (1740-1795) The Life of Samuel Johnson A New ...

BOSWELL, James (1740-1795). The Life of Samuel Johnson. A New Edition with Numerous Additionas and Notes by John Wilson Croker . London: John Murray, 1831.
BOSWELL, James (1740-1795). The Life of Samuel Johnson. A New Edition with Numerous Additionas and Notes by John Wilson Croker . London: John

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861) Poems London: Chapma...

BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861). Poems . London: Chapman & Hall, 1856.
BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861). Poems . London: Chapman & Hall, 1856. 3 volumes, 12 o . One leaf of publisher's advertisements bound at the end of volume 3. Volumes 1 and 2 bound in original purple cloth, volume

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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BURNS, Robert (1759-1796) Poems, chiefly in the Scottish Dia...

BURNS, Robert (1759-1796). Poems, chiefly in the Scottish Dialect. Kilmarnock: Printed by John Wilson 1786.
BURNS, Robert (1759-1796). Poems, chiefly in the Scottish Dialect. Kilmarnock: Printed by John Wilson 1786. 8 o (196 x 122 mm.) Mid-nineteenth-century polished forest green calf, covers

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$40,000

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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BUTLER, Ellis Parker [Dropped title:] Pigs Is Pigs, December...

BUTLER, Ellis Parker. [Dropped title:] Pigs Is Pigs , December 1905 -- [Dropped title:] Pigs Is Pigs , January 1906; both Chicago: Railway Appliances Company.
BUTLER, Ellis Parker. [Dropped title:] Pigs Is Pigs , December 1905 -- [Dropped title:] Pigs Is Pigs , January 1906; both Chicago: Railway

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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CALDWELL, Erskine (1903-1987) Tobacco Road New York: Charles...

CALDWELL, Erskine (1903-1987). Tobacco Road . New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932.
CALDWELL, Erskine (1903-1987). Tobacco Road . New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. 8 o . Original rust cloth, front cover and spine stamped in blind and gilt; pictorial dust jacket (a few repairs, spine panel

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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CAPOTE, Truman Breakfast at Tiffany's New York: Random House...

CAPOTE, Truman. Breakfast at Tiffany's . New York: Random House, 1958.
CAPOTE, Truman. Breakfast at Tiffany's . New York: Random House, 1958. 8 o . Original yellow cloth; dust jacket (some minor fading to spine panel, a few very minor repaired tears on rear panel, some minor soiling). Provenance

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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CHILDREN'S BOOKS] LEAR, Edward A Book of Nonsense London an...

CHILDREN'S BOOKS]. LEAR, Edward. A Book of Nonsense . London and New York, n.d. [ca 1870s]. 4 o . Colored illustrations after Lear. Original green pictorial cloth, stamped in black and gilt. -- The Pleasing Story of the Poor Man and his Pig . London, n.d. [ca 1820s]. 24 o . Hand-colored

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain," 1835-1910) The Cele...

CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain," 1835-1910). The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Stories . Edited by John Paul [Charles Henry Webb]. New York: C.H. Webb, 1867.
CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain," 1835-1910). The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain") Life on the Mississ...

CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain"). Life on the Mississippi . Boston: James R. Osgood, 1883.
CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain"). Life on the Mississippi . Boston: James R. Osgood, 1883. 8 o . Frontispiece and illustrations in text. Original brown cloth, blocked and lettered in gilt and

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain") Adventures of Huckl...

CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain"). Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade) . New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885.
CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain"). Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade) . New York: Charles L. Webster and Company, 1885. Square 8

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$18,000 - US$24,000

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain") The Writings London...

CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain"). The Writings . London: Chatto and Windus, 1899-1903.
CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain"). The Writings . London: Chatto and Windus, 1899-1903. 25 volumes, 8 o . Engraved titles, frontispieces and plates. Contemporary green morocco gilt, spines gilt, top

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$9,000 - US$12,000

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain) The Writings Hartfor...

CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain). The Writings . Hartford: The American Publishing Company, 1899-1907.
CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne ("Mark Twain). The Writings . Hartford: The American Publishing Company, 1899-1907. 25 volumes, 8 o . Illustrated. Brown morocco gilt, spines gilt, top edges gilt

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne, "Mark Twain"] LELAND, Charles Go...

CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne, "Mark Twain"]. LELAND, Charles Godfrey. Legends of Florence . London: David Nutt, 1896.
CLEMENS, Samuel Langhorne, "Mark Twain"]. LELAND, Charles Godfrey. Legends of Florence . London: David Nutt, 1896. 8 o . Original green cloth, decorated in green on front cover and

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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CONGREVE, William (1670-1729) The Way of the World, A Comedy...

CONGREVE, William (1670-1729). The Way of the World, A Comedy . London: Jacob Tonson, 1700.
CONGREVE, William (1670-1729). The Way of the World, A Comedy . London: Jacob Tonson, 1700. 4 o (210 x 145 mm). Half-title. (Some pale browning.) Modern half morocco, marbled boards, edges gilt. Provenance

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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CONRAD, Joseph (1857-1924) Lord Jim Edinburgh and London: Wi...

CONRAD, Joseph (1857-1924). Lord Jim . Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1900.
CONRAD, Joseph (1857-1924). Lord Jim . Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1900. 8 o . (Some occasional minor spotting.) Original green decorated cloth, spine lettered in gilt, uncut (some

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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CONRAD, Joseph Youth: A Narrative and Two Other Stories Edin...

CONRAD, Joseph. Youth: A Narrative and Two Other Stories . Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1902.
CONRAD, Joseph. Youth: A Narrative and Two Other Stories . Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1902. 8 o . 32-page publisher's advertisement dated "10/02" at end. (Some

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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CONRAD, Joseph Some Reminiscences London: Eveleigh Nash, 191...

CONRAD, Joseph. Some Reminiscences . London: Eveleigh Nash, 1912.
CONRAD, Joseph. Some Reminiscences . London: Eveleigh Nash, 1912. 8 o . (Some occasional spotting.) Original blue cloth, gilt-lettered on front cover and spine, uncut (corners bumped, some light wear at spine ends). Provenance

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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CONRAD, Joseph Notes on My Books London, 1921 8o Original ve...

CONRAD, Joseph. Notes on My Books . London, 1921. 8 o . Original vellum-backed paper boards. LIMITED EDITION, number 65 of 250 copies for England, signed by Conrad. -- Almayer's Folly. A Story of an Eastern River . London, 1895. 8 o . Original cloth. FIRST EDITION. Wise 1. -- The Arrow of Gold. A

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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COOPER, James Fenimore (1789-1851) The Last of the Mohicans;...

COOPER, James Fenimore (1789-1851). The Last of the Mohicans; A Narrative of 1757 . Philadelphia: H.C. Carey & I. Lea, 1826.
COOPER, James Fenimore (1789-1851). The Last of the Mohicans; A Narrative of 1757 . Philadelphia: H.C. Carey & I. Lea, 1826. 2 volumes, 12 o (200 x 120 mm). (Some browning and

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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COOPER, James Fenimore Works New York and London: The Knicke...

COOPER, James Fenimore. Works . New York and London: The Knickerbocker Press for G.P. Putnam's Sons, n.d. [ca 1900].
COOPER, James Fenimore. Works . New York and London: The Knickerbocker Press for G.P. Putnam's Sons, n.d. [ca 1900]. 33 volumes, 8 o . Engraved plates. Modern red morocco

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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CRANE, STEPHEN (1871-1900) The Red Badge of Courage New York...

CRANE, STEPHEN (1871-1900). The Red Badge of Courage. New York: Appleton, 1895.
CRANE, STEPHEN (1871-1900). The Red Badge of Courage. New York: Appleton, 1895. 8 o . Title-page printed in black and red. Original tan buckram, front cover lettered and decorated in red, black and gilt, spine in black

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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CRUIKSHANK, George (1792-1878) The Humourist: A Collection o...

CRUIKSHANK, George (1792-1878). The Humourist: A Collection of Entertaining Tales . London: J. Robins and Co., 1819-1820.
CRUIKSHANK, George (1792-1878). The Humourist: A Collection of Entertaining Tales . London: J. Robins and Co., 1819-1820. 4 volumes, small 8 o (172 x 102 mm.). Hand-colored

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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CRUIKSHANK, George A group of 57 etchings, engravings, and a...

CRUIKSHANK, George. A group of 57 etchings, engravings, and aquatints by George Cruikshank, 19th-century, various sizes, all but 7 colored, together loose in portfolio (some overall browning and light wear, one plate with loss at upper right corner, some plates mounted). On a variety of subjects

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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CRUIKSHANK, George, illustrator] DICKENS, Charles and Willi...

CRUIKSHANK, George, illustrator]. DICKENS, Charles and William M. THACKERAY. The Loving Ballad of Lord Bateman . London: Charles Tilt, 1839. 12 o . 8-page publisher's advertisements at end. Engraved frontispiece, one plate of music and ten plates by George Cruikshank. Original green fine

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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CRUIKSHANK, George] JERROLD, Blanchard (1826-1884) The Life...

CRUIKSHANK, George]. JERROLD, Blanchard (1826-1884). The Life of George Cruikshank in Two Epochs . London: Chatto and Windus, 1882.
CRUIKSHANK, George]. JERROLD, Blanchard (1826-1884). The Life of George Cruikshank in Two Epochs . London: Chatto and Windus, 1882. 2 volumes, 8 o (186 x 124 mm

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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DICKENS, Charles] FORSTER, John (1812-1875) The Life of Cha...

DICKENS, Charles]. FORSTER, John (1812-1875). The Life of Charles Dickens . London: Chapman and Hall, 1872-1874. -- DICKENS. Letters . London: Chapman and Hall, 1880-1882.
DICKENS, Charles]. FORSTER, John (1812-1875). The Life of Charles Dickens . London: Chapman and Hall, 1872-1874. -- DICKENS

Lot #: 32

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 4 Dec 2009

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DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll," 1832-1898) Alice...

DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll," 1832-1898). Alice's Adventures Under Ground Being a facsimile of the original ms. book afterwards developed into "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland." London: Richard Clay and Sons for Macmillan, 1886.
DODGSON, Charles Lutwidge ("Lewis Carroll," 1832-1898

Lot #: 33

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 4 Dec 2009