Sale 512: Fine Books in All Fields: Literature - Illustrated Books - Oz - and more

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Date of the auction: 08.08.2013

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TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR THIS CATALOGUE

Title: TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR THIS CATALOGUE Author: Place: Publisher: Date: Description: Section I: Literature, Lots 2-114 Section II: Graphic Art, Lots 115-165 Section III: Illustrated & Children's Books, Lots 166-244 Section IV: Oz & Oziana: The Collection of Robin Olderman Lots 245-373 Section V

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$0

Date: 8 Aug 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 #: 2

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

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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The Novels of Jane Austen

Title: The Novels of Jane Austen Author: Austen, Jane Place: London Publisher: J.M. Dent Date: 1893-94 Description: 10 volumes. (12mo) original pale green cloth, stamped in gilt, top edges gilt, housed in the original cloth-covered box, leather label on top. J. M. Dent succeeded Richard Bentley as

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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The Works of J.M. Barrie. - Peter Pan Edition

Title: The Works of J.M. Barrie. - Peter Pan Edition Author: Barrie, J.M. Place: New York Publisher: Scribner's Date: 1929-31 Description: 14 (of eventually 18) volumes. (8vo) original linen-backed boards, paper spine labels, glassine jackets, slipcases with paper labels. No. 809 of 1030 sets of the

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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Herzog - Inscribed by the author

Title: Herzog - Inscribed by the author Author: Bellow, Saul Place: New York Publisher: Viking Date: [1964] Description: Blue cloth, dust jacket. Sixteenth Printing. Inscribed by Bellow on the front free endpaper: "To Nick and Lucy Savage from Zelman's friend. Saul Bellow. Sept. 20, 1965. Chicago

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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Nine Advance Reading Copies, Uncorrected Proofs of Lawrence Block novels...

Title: Nine Advance Reading Copies, Uncorrected Proofs of Lawrence Block novels - all but one signed Author: Block, Lawrence Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Includes: Hit List. William Morrow, [2000]. Comes with a miniature suitcase, with business cards of J.P

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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Let It Come Down

Title: Let It Come Down Author: Bowles, Paul Place: New York Publisher: Random House Date: [1952] Description: Half cloth and boards, small illustrated cover label, spine lettered in yellow, dust jacket. First Edition. The author's second novel. Lot Amendments Condition: Jacket edge worn; light wear

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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Three first editions, all signed

Title: Three first editions, all signed Author: Boyle, T.Coraghessan Place: New York Publisher: Viking Date: Various dates Description: Includes: After the Plague. Boards, jacket. Inscribed on title page. [2001]. Tooth and Claw. Boards, jacket. Inscribed on title page. [2005]. The Women. Boards

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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The Martian Chronicles

Title: The Martian Chronicles Author: Bradbury, Ray Place: Avon, CT Publisher: Limited Editions Club Date: 1974 Description: Illustrated by Joseph Mugnaini. Black cloth, speckled with white, glassine dust jacket, matching board slipcase. No. 1132 of 2,000 copies. Signed by the author and illustrator

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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Two works by Ray Bradbury - both signed

Title: Two works by Ray Bradbury - both signed Author: Bradbury, Ray Place: Northridge, CA Publisher: Lord John Press Date: 1980, 1982 Description: Includes: The Last Circus & The Electrocution. Red cloth, dust jacket. First Trade Edition. Signed on front free endpaper. 1980. The Love Affair

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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Works, i.e.] Novels of the Sisters Brontë

Title: [Works, i.e.] Novels of the Sisters Brontë Author: Brontë, Ann, Charlotte & Emily Place: Edinburgh Publisher: John Grant Date: 1924 Description: 12 volumes. Edited by Temple Scott. Frontispieces & occasional plates from various sources. 21x14 cm. (8¼x5½"), original green cloth, spines

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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The Golden Age of Tarzan, 1939-1942

Title: The Golden Age of Tarzan, 1939-1942 Author: Hogarth, Burne Place: New York Publisher: Chelsea House Publishers Date: 1977 Description: xix, [3], 154 pp. Edited by Maurice Horn. Introductory essay by Burne Hogarth and Maurice Horn. Illustrated throughout from the original comics, printed in

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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Llana of Gathol

Title: Llana of Gathol Author: Burroughs, Edgar Rice Place: Tarzana Publisher: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Date: [1948] Description: Illustrations by John Coleman Burroughs. Blue cloth lettered in orange, jacket. First Edition. This copy is "one of the few survivors of a near-disastrous fire that

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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The Master Mind of Mars

Title: The Master Mind of Mars Author: Burroughs, Edgar Rice Place: Chicago Publisher: McClurg Date: 1928 Description: Illustrations by J. Allen St. John, including frontispiece. Orange cloth, lettered in green. First Edition. Transported to Mars, Captain U. Paxton meets and ancient doctor who has

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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Savage Pellucidar

Title: Savage Pellucidar Author: Burroughs, Edgar Rice Place: New York Publisher: Canaveral Press Date: 1963 Description: Illustrations by J. Allen St. John. Blue cloth lettered in dark blue, jacket. First Edition. First of the Canaveral printings of Burroughs' stories not previously published in

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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Tarzan and the Lion Man

Title: Tarzan and the Lion Man Author: Burroughs, Edgar Rice Place: Tarzana Publisher: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Date: [1948] Description: Frontispiece by J. Allen St. John. Tan-gray boards lettered in blue, jacket. Tarzan encounters a movie safari and a bizarre city of talking gorillas run by a

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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Tarzan the Magnificent

Title: Tarzan the Magnificent Author: Burroughs, Edgar Rice Place: Tarzana Publisher: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Date: [1939] Description: Illustrations by John Coleman Burroughs. Blue cloth lettered in orange. First Edition. Tarzan enjoys the company of a tribe of warrior women and encounters two

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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Tarzan Triumphant

Title: Tarzan Triumphant Author: Burroughs, Edgar Rice Place: Tarzana Publisher: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Date: [1948] Description: Frontispiece by Studley Burroughs. Tan-gray boards lettered in blue, jacket. Tarzan deals with Russian revenge, raiding shiftas, and a lost cult of religious

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$100 - US$150

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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Four volumes by Truman Capote, one about him, and two that used to belong...

Title: Four volumes by Truman Capote, one about him, and two that used to belong to him Author: Capote, Truman Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Includes: The Muses are Heard. Bookplate of Charles Posey. (Jacket creased, torn, chipped, tape repairs on verso; mildew to

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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Other Voices, Other Rooms

Title: Other Voices, Other Rooms Author: Capote, Truman Place: New York Publisher: Random House Date: [1948] Description: Light beige cloth, jacket. First Edition. Signed by the author on the front free endpaper, dated Jan. 21, 1949 - a rare early signature notable for its neatness and precision as

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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Three titles of Truman Capote's holiday reminiscences, each inscribed and...

Title: Three titles of Truman Capote's holiday reminiscences, each inscribed and signed Author: Capote, Truman Place: New York Publisher: Random House Date: Various dates Description: Includes: A Christmas Memory. [1956]. The Thanksgiving Visitor. [1967]. One Christmas. 1st Trade Ed. [1983

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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Twelve volumes about Raymond Chandler and his writings

Title: Twelve volumes about Raymond Chandler and his writings Author: Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Includes: Durham, Philip. Down These Mean Streets a Man Must Go: Raymond Chandler's Knight. [[1963]. MacShane, Frank. The Life of Raymond Chandler. [1976]. Gross

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$150 - US$250

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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The Big Sleep

Title: The Big Sleep Author: Chandler, Raymond Place: New York Publisher: Knopf Date: 1939 Description: 277, [1] pp. Orange cloth, color pictorial jacket. First Edition. Chandler's scarce first book, introducing the world to the famed private eye Philip Marlowe. Only 5,000 copies of the first

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$8,000

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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Eight wrapper-bound printings of Raymond Chandler mysteries, including...

Title: Eight wrapper-bound printings of Raymond Chandler mysteries, including three true first editions Author: Chandler, Raymond Place: New York Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Includes: Five Murderers. Murder Mystery Monthly No. 19. 1st edition. Avon Book Co., 1944. Five Sinister

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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Farewell, My Lovely

Title: Farewell, My Lovely Author: Chandler, Raymond Place: New York Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Date: [1940] Description: Pinkish-orange cloth, lettered in blue, dust jacket. First Edition. Author's second book. The second Philip Marlowe mystery novel and was later adapted for film and released as

Lot #: 25

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

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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Fifteen volumes by or compiled from writings by Raymond Chandler

Title: Fifteen volumes by or compiled from writings by Raymond Chandler Author: Chandler, Raymond Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Includes: Critical Notes. In The Screenwriter, Vol. 3, No. 2, July 1947. Wrappers. Raymond Chandler Speaking. [1962]. The Midnight

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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Four titles by Raymond Chandler

Title: Four titles by Raymond Chandler Author: Chandler, Raymond Place: London & New York Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Includes: The Little Sister. Cloth (rubbed with stains), facsimile dust jacket. Goldstone bookplate. First edition. London: Hamish Hamilton, [1949] The Little Sister

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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The High Window

Title: The High Window Author: Chandler, Raymond Place: New York Publisher: Knopf Date: 1942 Description: Brown cloth, dust jacket. First Edition. Chandler's third book, starring private eye Philip Marlowe. Bruccoli A.3.1a. Lot Amendments Condition: Large (about ½") chip to spine foot, smaller chips

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$500 - US$800

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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Killer in the Rain - first and first American editions

Title: Killer in the Rain - first and first American editions Author: Chandler, Raymond Place: London & New York Publisher: Hamish Hamilton & Houghton Mifflin Date: 1964 Description: Comprises: Killer in the Rain. Red boards, spine lettered in gilt, pictorial jacket. London: Hamish Hamilton, [1964

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 8 Aug 2013

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The Lady in the Lake

Title: The Lady in the Lake Author: Chandler, Raymond Place: New York Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Date: 1943 Description: 216 pp. 19x12.5 cm. (7½x5"), green cloth, color pictorial jacket. First Edition. Presentation copy inscribed and signed by Chandler on the half-title page: "For Frank Partos, with

Lot #: 30

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

Date: 8 Aug 2013