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Large collection of books, bibliophile issues, and other paper items

Estimate: US$400 - US$700
Price realised:  US$1,560
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Title: Large collection of books, bibliophile issues, and other paper items Author: MacDonald, John D. Place: Various places Publisher: Date: 1950's-90's Description: With: 16 first edition hardcovers (8 different titles) all in jackets: Cancel All Our Vows, 3 copies, Appleton-Century-Crofts, [1953]; The Executioners, Simon & Schuster, 1958; The Crossroads, 3 copies, Simon & Schuster, 1959; Please Write for Details, 3 copies, Simon & Schuster, 1959; The Lethal Sex (edited by MacDonald), 1st U.K., price clipped, Crime Club by Collins, [1962]; No Deadly Drug, 3 copies, Doubleday, 1968; Bright Orange for the Shroud (1st hardcover), Lippincott, 1972; The Long Lavender Look, 1st hardcover, Lippincott, 1972. * 125 total paperbacks of MacDonald titles many are duplicates (approximate 51 different titles – nearly his entire novels), mostly books in the Travis McGee series, presumably most (if not all) are first printings. 1950’s-1980’s. * Campbell, Jr. John D. MacDonald and the Colorful World of Travis McGee. 1977. * Murder for Money. Uncorrected Proof. Harper, 1982. * Shine. A Bibliography of…John D. MacDonald. Spiral-bound. 1982. * Shine. An Index to the JDM Bibliophile, March 1965- July 1982. * Shine, ed. A MacDonald Potpourri. Cloth, prospectus laid in. 1988. * Shine. Rave or Rage: The Critics of John D. MacDonald. Cloth. 1993. * 50 issues of The JDM Bibliophile (nearly complete): Nos. 1-14, 16, 21, 23-35, 49-64 (some of the later issues have duplicate copies), the JDM Bibliophile Special Confidential Report (1979), The JDM Master Checklist (1969) & The DJM Quotebook, (plus 5 miscellaneous mimeograph sheets that were issued along with early issues). 1965-1999. * Appearance in Cosmopolitan, Jan. 1983. * Firsts Magazine, Nov. 2002, JDM special issue. * Approximately 85 leaves (typed, photocopied articles or from type, etc., letters, etc.) of notes, correspondence, checklists (mostly) and other John D. MacDonald related research from Allan Covici (The Invisible Bookman, Berkeley, CA, ). * Plus 2 MacDonald related fliers, 1990’s. Together, 199 volumes, plus Covici’s MacDonald archive and paper items. Lot Amendments Condition: Condition varies. Several paperbacks with creases and/or have been read, general wear to hardcovers and jackets, else very good or better; most bibliophile issues and other misc. items near fine or better. Item number: 182293

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 362: Science Fiction - Detective Fiction - Western Fiction - & Miscellaneous Literature
Date of the auction: 23 Aug 2007
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