Sale 506: Fine Literature - Illustrated & Children's Books - Oz - Books in All Fields

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Date of the auction: 09.05.2013

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The Circle Game

Title: The Circle Game Author: Atwood, Margaret Place: Toronto Publisher: Contact Press Date: [1966] Description: 80 pp. (8vo) original wrappers printed in red and black. First Edition. One of only 200 wrapper-bound copies, there were also 50 hardback copies issued. The author's first regularly

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 9 May 2013

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Songs of a Pagan

Title: Songs of a Pagan Author: Brigman, Anne Place: Caldwell, Idaho Publisher: The Caxton Printers, Ltd. Date: 1949 Description: 90 pp. Illustrated with photographs by the author. (Small 4to) original tan cloth stamped in black and silver. First Edition. Poems and photographs by Brigman. Scarce

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 9 May 2013

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WITHDRAWN - Three works by Heywood Broun

Title: WITHDRAWN - Three works by Heywood Broun Author: Broun, Heywood Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Includes: * Sitting on the World. Maroon decorative cloth, illustrated dust jacket. G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1924. Rare in jacket! * Pieces of Hate and Other

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 9 May 2013

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Crucifix in a Deathhand

Title: Crucifix in a Deathhand Author: Bukowski, Charles Place: [New Orleans] / New York Publisher: A Loujon Press Award Book / Lyle Stuart Inc. Date: [1965] Description: 101 pp. With preliminary leaves of various colors and differing widths. Illustrations by Noel Rockmore. (4to), original pictorial

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 9 May 2013

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Cold Blood

Title: Cold Blood Author: Chizmar, Richard T., editor Place: Shingletown, CA Publisher: Mark V. Ziesing Date: 1991 Description: (8vo) red leather, dust jacket. No. 344 of 500. First Edition, Deluxe Issue. Signed by the editor and the contributors: Douglas Winter, F.Paul Wilson, Joe R. Lansdale

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$10 - US$100

Date: 9 May 2013

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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Title: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner Author: Coleridge, Samuel Taylor Place: London Publisher: Sampson Low, Son & Co. Date: 1857 Description: 51 pp. Illustrated within text, each illustration with tissue guard. (8vo) reddish-brown cloth, gilt-decorated and lettered cover and spine, blindstamped

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$60 - US$90

Date: 9 May 2013

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Seven novels by Michael Connelly, all inscribed

Title: Seven novels by Michael Connelly, all inscribed Author: Connelly, Michael Place: New York Publisher: Little, Brown Date: Various dates Description: Includes: * City of Bones. [2002] * The Narrows. [2004]. * Crime Beat. [2004]. * The Closers. [2005]. * Echo Park. [2006]. * Nine Dragons

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$100 - US$200

Date: 9 May 2013

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The Nature of a Crime

Title: The Nature of a Crime Author: Conrad, Joseph & Ford Maddox Ford Place: Garden City, NY Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company Date: 1924 Description: Cloth-backed boards, paper labels on spine and front, dust jacket. First Edition. Though without evidence, this volume comes from the library

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$100 - US$200

Date: 9 May 2013

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Laughing Anne

Title: Laughing Anne Author: Conrad, Joseph Place: London Publisher: [Morland Press] Date: 1923 Description: (8vo), original full vellum, gilt-lettered spine, original green cloth-covered clamshell box. No. 48 of 200 copies printed on Kelmscott hand-made paper by the Morland Press. First Edition

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 9 May 2013

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Five volumes by Clive Cussler

Title: Five volumes by Clive Cussler Author: Cussler, Clive Place: Aliso Viejo Publisher: James Cahill Publishing Date: Various dates Description: Includes: * The Sea Hunters 2. Faux-leather and marbled boards, slipcase. One of 600 copies, signed. 2002. * [Another copy]. * Golden Buddha

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 9 May 2013

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - plus two others

Title: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - plus two others Author: Dahl, Roald Place: London Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd Date: [1967] Description: Illustrated by Faith Jaques. 9½x6½, laminated color pictorial boards, custom brown cloth slipcase. First Edition Printed in Great Britain. The

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$120 - US$180

Date: 9 May 2013

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The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York...

Title: The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner. Who Lived Eight & Twenty Years All Alone in an Uninhabited Island on the Coast Of America, Near the Mouth of the Great River of Oroonoque, Having Been Cast on Shore by Shipwreck, wherein all the Men Perished But

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 9 May 2013

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Works of Charles Dickens - The Illustrated Sterling Edition in 15 volumes

Title: Works of Charles Dickens - The Illustrated Sterling Edition in 15 volumes Author: Dickens, Charles Place: Boston Publisher: Dana Estes Date: [c.1890] Description: 15 volumes. Each volume approximately 700 pages. Illustrated by various artists. (8vo) green cloth with gilt Art Nouveau

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 9 May 2013

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A Bibliography of Alexandre Dumas Pere

Title: A Bibliography of Alexandre Dumas Pere Author: Reed, F.W. Place: London Publisher: J.A. Neuhuys Date: 1933 Description: xi, [1], 467, [1] pp. 24.5x18 cm (9¾x7¼") publisher's red buckram, gilt-lettered spine. One of 300 copies, this copy not numbered. With 4 page prospectus and order form laid

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 9 May 2013

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The Torch Passes - Five copies

Title: The Torch Passes - Five copies Author: Dunning, John Place: [Huntington Beach] Publisher: [James Cahill Publishing] Date: [1995] Description: [8] pp. Stiff paper wrappers. Second Printing. Five copies, each signed by Dunning on the half title. Lot Amendments Condition: Fine. Item number

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 9 May 2013

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Ten works by George Eliot - First Editions, uniformly bound

Title: Ten works by George Eliot - First Editions, uniformly bound Author: Eliot, George Place: Edinburgh Publisher: William Blackwood Date: Various dates Description: Includes: * Scenes of Clerical Life. 2 volumes. 1858. * Adam Bede. 3 volumes. 1859. * The Mill on the Floss. 3 volumes. 1860

Lot #: 16

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

Date: 9 May 2013

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The Great Gatsby

Title: The Great Gatsby Author: Fitzgerald, F. Scott Place: New York Publisher: The Modern Library Date: [1934] Description: Flexible blue cloth, dust jacket. First Modern Library Edition. Second issue dust jacket. With the "Discontinued Title" ink stamp at the top of the front panel of the dust

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 9 May 2013

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The Cubical City

Title: The Cubical City Author: Flanner, Janet Place: New York Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Date: 1926 Description: [4], 426 pp. (8vo) black cloth stamped in gilt. First Edition. Flanner was the Paris correspondent for New Yorker magazine from 1925 until she retired in 1975. She was a member of the

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 9 May 2013

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Eight signed editions from the Franklin Library, plus two others

Title: Eight signed editions from the Franklin Library, plus two others Author: ** Place: Franklin Center, PA Publisher: Franklin Library Date: Various dates Description: Includes: * Baldwin, James. Go Tell It on the Mountain. 1979. * Catton, Bruce. A Stillness at Appomattox. 1977. * Drury, Allen

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 9 May 2013

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Collected Poems - Signed Limited Edition

Title: Collected Poems - Signed Limited Edition Author: Frost, Robert Place: New York Publisher: Random House Date: 1930 Description: [vi], 349, [1 blank], [8] pp. (8vo) original tan cloth, brown leather spine labels. One of 1000 copies. First Edition. Signed by Frost on the half title, as issued

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 9 May 2013

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Across the River and Into the Trees

Title: Across the River and Into the Trees Author: Hemingway, Ernest Place: New York Publisher: Scribner's Date: 1950 Description: Black cloth, spine lettered in gilt, dust jacket. First American Edition. First issue jacket, with yellow lettering on the backstrip. The British edition precedes the

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 9 May 2013

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A Farewell to Arms

Title: A Farewell to Arms Author: Hemingway, Ernest Place: New York Publisher: Scribner's Date: 1929 Description: Black cloth, gilt paper cover and spine labels, pictorial jacket illustrated by Cleon. First Edition, First Issue Book; later issue jacket. One of the most important books in twentieth

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 9 May 2013

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To Have and Have Not

Title: To Have and Have Not Author: Hemingway, Ernest Place: New York Publisher: Scribner's Date: 1937 Description: Black cloth, spine lettered in gilt over green background, dust jacket. First Edition. Hemingway's fourth novel and the first long work of fiction since "A Farewell to Arms," published

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 9 May 2013

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The Old Man and the Sea

Title: The Old Man and the Sea Author: Hemingway, Ernest Place: New York Publisher: Scribner's Date: 1952 Description: Blue cloth, spine lettered in silver, pictorial jacket. First Edition. First issue jacket, with the photograph of Hemingway on the rear panel printed with a blue hue. This was

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 9 May 2013

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The Torrents of Spring

Title: The Torrents of Spring Author: Hemingway, Ernest Place: New York Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons Date: 1926 Description: Greenish-black cloth, pictorial jacket. First Edition, later issue dust jacket, with reviews for The Sun Also Rises and Men Without Women on the rear panel. Hemingway’s

Lot #: 25

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

Date: 9 May 2013

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Photograph of Ernest Hemingway at the Stork Club, New York

Title: Photograph of Ernest Hemingway at the Stork Club, New York Author: ** Place: Publisher: Date: c.1957 Description: Photograph of Ernest Hemingway at the Stork Club, New York, with his fourth wife, journalist Mary Welsh Hemingway, actor Spencer Tracy, comedian George Jessel, and

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 9 May 2013

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Two novels by Khaled Hosseini including one signed

Title: Two novels by Khaled Hosseini including one signed Author: Hosseini, Khaled Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Includes: * A Thousand Splendid Suns. Cloth, dust jacket (light dampstaining to top edge. One of 1,500 signed on a special inserted leaf by the author

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$60 - US$90

Date: 9 May 2013

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A Shropshire Lad

Title: A Shropshire Lad Author: Housman, A.E. Place: London Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Date: 1896 Description: viii, 96 pp. (12mo) original vellum-backed boards, paper spine label. Custom clamshell box. First Edition. Spine label in the first state with "Shropshire" measuring 33

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 9 May 2013

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The Ambassadors

Title: The Ambassadors Author: James, Henry Place: New York Publisher: Harper & Brothers Date: 1903 Description: [ii], 432 pp. (8vo), original blue-gray boards, spine gilt lettered, top edge gilt, in navy blue cloth dust-jacket gilt lettered on backstrip. First American Edition. Issued a few weeks

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 9 May 2013

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Ulysses

Title: Ulysses Author: Joyce, James Place: Paris Publisher: Shakespeare & Company Date: 1926 Description: 735 pp. (8vo) three-quarter red morocco and cloth, top edge gilt. Eighth printing, (entirely reset); First printing of reset edition. Early printing of one of the greatest works of literature of

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 9 May 2013