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Large collection of signed limited editions from Alfred A. Knopf

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Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000
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41 volumes. Mostly cloth; some with jackets, slipcases. First Editions. All volumes are signed by the authors and/or artists. A large collection of signed limited editions from Alfred A Knopf, spanning the years 1919-1940. Featuring various authors, including Willa Cather, and a large number of works by Joseph Hergesheimer, and Carl Van Vechten Includes: Alfred A. Knopf: Quarter Century. No stated limitation. Inscribed and initialed by Alfred A. Knopf to Fred Kennel on April 30, 1940. 1940. Beer, Thomas. Stephen Crane: A Study in American Letters. Slipcase in fair condition. No. 91 of 175 copies. 1923 Beer, Thomas. Road to Heaven. No. 13 of 55 copies on Japan vellum. 1928. Beer, Thomas. Hannah. With jacket. No. 51 of 250 copies. 1929. Cather, Willa. April Twilights. No. 30 of 450 copies. 1923. Cather, Willa. Shadows on the Rock. No. 536 of 619 copies. 1931. Dorey, Jacques. Three and the Moon: Legendary Stories of Old Brittany, Normandy and Provence. No. 68 of 250 copies on Normandy Vellum signed by the artist, Boris Artzybasheff 1929. Drinkwater, John and Albert Rutherson. Claud Lovat Fraser No. 35 of 50 copies. With illustrated plates. 1923. Hergesheimer, Joseph. Java Head. With remnants of jacket; housed in custom morocco and cloth slipcase. No. 70 of 100 large paper copies. 1919. Hergesheimer, Joseph. The Happy End. No. 30 of 60 copies on hand-made paper. Large Paper Edition.1919. Hergesheimer, Joseph. Linda Condon. No. 38 of 50 copies on hand-made paper. Large Paper Edition.1919. Hergesheimer, Joseph. San Cristobal De La Habana, with glassine jacket.; housed in custom morocco and cloth slipcase. No. 14 of 100. 1920. Hergesheimer, Joseph. The Bright Shawl. Vellum and boards. Slipcase. No. 11 of 125 copies. 1922. Hergesheimer, Joseph. Cytherea.. No. 38 of 275 Large paper copies. In custom cloth and morroco slipcase. 1922. Hergesheimer, Joseph. Tampico. No. 207 of 255 copies. 1926. Hergesheimer, Joseph. Berlin. Slipcase. No. 6 of 125 copies. 1926. Hergesheimer, Joseph. Quiet Cities. Slipcase. No. 5 of 210 copies. 1928. Hergesheimer, Joseph. Quiet Cities. No. 48 of 55 copies on Japan Vellum. 1928. Hergesheimer, Joseph. Swords and Roses. With jacket. No. 37 of 225 copies on Borzoi Rag. 1929. Hergesheimer, Joseph. Swords and Roses. With jacket. No. 68 of 70 copies on Japan Vellum. 1929. Hergesheimer, Joseph. Illustrated by David Hendrickson. Three Black Pennys. With Jacket. Signed by the author and illustrator. No. 35 of 170 copies. 1930. Hergesheimer, Joseph. The Party Dress. With Jacket. No. 34 of 60 copies on Japan Vellum. 1930. Hergesheimer, Joseph. The Party Dress. With Jacket. Slipcase. No. 187 of 225 copies on Borzoi Rag. 1930. Hergesheimer, Joseph. The Limestone Tree. With Jacket. Slipcase in fair condition. No. 66 of 75 copies on Japan Vellum. 1931. Hergesheimer, Joseph. The Limestone Tree. No. 157 of 225 copies on Borzoi Rag. 1931 Hightower, John. Pheasant Hunting. With jacket, slipcase. No. 33 of 350 copies. 1946. Laver, James. Macrocosmos. Slipcase in fair condition. No. 398 of 500 copies. 1930. Mann, Thomas. The Beloved Returns. With jacket, slipcase. No. 354 of 395 copies. 1940. Nathan, George Jean The House of Satan. Slipcase in fair condition. No. 43 of 95 copies. 1926. Nathan, George Jean Land of the Pilgrims' Pride Slipcase. No. 91 of 140 copies. 1926. Nathan, George Jean Art of the Night. Slipcase. No. 78 of 200 copies. 1928. Nathan, George Jean The House of Satan. With jacket. Slipcase in fair condition. No. 40 of 110 copies. 1929. Swire, H.L.R. A Bibliography of the Works of Joseph Hergesheimer. No 26 of 35 tall paper copies.Centaur Book Shop, 1922. Taggard, Geneiveve.Travelling Standing Still. Slipcase in fair condition. No. 87 of 110 copies. 1928. Van Vechten, Carl. Red. Papers on Muscial Subjects. One of 35 tall paper copies. 1925. Van Vechten, Carl. A Book of Advocacies. One of 20 tall paper copies. 1926. Van Vechten, Carl. Nigger Heaven. No. 82 of 195 copie

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Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Fine Literature with Beats, Bukowski & the Counterculture
Date of the auction: 18 Mar 2021
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