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Auction: Auction 21.02.1996
was auctioned on: 21 February 1996
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SIMON, RICHARD L., Publisher ]. A collection of approximately 100 books from the personal library of the well known publisher and co-founder of Simon and Schuster, mostly inscribed or signed to Mr. Simon, (many with lengthy inscriptions). Mostly New ...

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Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000
Price realised:  US$2,760
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SIMON, RICHARD L., Publisher ]. A collection of approximately 100 books from the personal library of the well known publisher and co-founder of Simon and Schuster, mostly inscribed or signed to Mr. Simon, (many with lengthy inscriptions). Mostly New York, various dates. Various sizes, various bindings; condition varies. Includes: [PRESENTATION COPIES]. VAN LOON HENDRIK WILLEM. The Story of Mankind. 1921 -- SEITZ, DON C. Joseph Pulitzer. 1924 -- GOLDBERG, ISAAC. The Man Mencken. 1925 -- HALLIBURTON, RICHARD. The Royal Road To Romance. [1925] -- HORN, ALFRED ALOYSIUS. Trader Horn. 1927 -- SIMON, ROBERT A. Bronx Ballads. 1927 -- EVANS, C. S. Nash and Some Others. [1928] -- LOWELL, JOAN. The Cradle of the Deep. 1929 -- DAHLBERG, EDWARD. Bottom Dogs. 1930 -- DURANT, WILL. The Case for India. 1930 -- BLOCH, JEAN-RICHARD. A Night in Kurdistan. 1931 -- DURANT, WILL. Adventures in Genius. 1931 -- NASH, OGDEN. Free Wheeling. 1931 -- PITKIN, WALTER B. A Short Introduction to the History of Human Stupidity. 1932 -- VAN LOON HENDRIK WILLEM. Van Loon's Geography. [1932] -- HAYS, ARTHUR GARFIELD. Trial by Justice. [1933] -- NASH, OGDEN. Happy Days. 1933 -- MORLEY, CHRISTOPHER. Shakespeare and Hawaii. 1933 -- CRAVEN, THOMAS. Modern Art. 1934 -- DENNIS, GEOFFREY. Bloody Mary's. 1934 -- FALLADA, HANS. The World Outside. [1934] -- JOHNSON, JOSEPHINE. Now in November. 1934 -- MORELL, PARKER. Diamond Jim. 1934 -- O'CONNELL, CHALES. The Victor Book of the Symphony. 1934 -- SLESINGER, TESS. The Unpossessed. 1934 -- BELL, ADRIAN. The Balcony. 1935 -- SOKOLOFF, BORIS. The Achievement of Happiness. 1935 -- DIMNET, ERNEST. My Old World. 1935 -- DREISER, THEODORE. Moods. 1935 -- ENSLOW, ELLA and ALVIN F. HARLOW. Schoolhouse in the Foothills. 1935 -- FAULKNER, VIRGINIA. The Barbarians. 1935 -- HASKELL, ARNOLD L. Diaghileff. 1935 -- JOHNSON, JOSEPHINE. Winter Orchard. 1935 -- KOBER, ARTHUR. Thunder over the Bronx. 1935 -- VAN LOON HENDRIK WILLEM. Ships. 1935 -- VANDERBILT, CORNELIUS, JR. Farewell to Fifth Avenue. 1935 -- WREDEN, NICHOLAS. The Unmaking of a Russian. [1935] -- FALLADA, HANS. Once We Had a Child. 1936 -- HOUGH, HENRY BEETLE. Martha's Vineyard. 1936 -- SPIVAK, JOHN L. Europe under the Terror. 1936 -- DIMNET, ERNEST. My New World. 1937 -- DUNLAP, GEORGE T. The Fleeting Years. 1937 -- WORMSER, RENÉ A. Your Will. 1937 -- HUNT, FRAZIER. One American. 1938 -- SIMON, HENRY W. Preface to Teaching. 1938 -- WEIDMAN, JEROME. What's in it for Me? 1938 -- COHN, DAVID L. The Good Old Days. 1940 -- CULBERTSON, ELY. The Strange Lives of One Man. [1940] -- HOFFMAN, RUTH and HELEN. Our Arabian Nights. [1940] -- SIMON, GEORGE T. Don Watson Starts His Band. 1940 -- WEIDMAN, JEROME. Letter of Credit. 1940 -- WEIDMAN, JEROME. I'll never go there any more. 1941 -- BERGER, MEYER. The Eight Million. 1942 -- DeSEVERSKY, ALEXANDER P. Victory Through Air Power. 1942 -- GOODMAN, JACK and ALAN GREEN How to do Practically Anything. 1942 -- HOWE, HELEN. The Whole Heart. [1943] -- WILLKIE, WENDELL L. One World. 1943 -- VAN DOREN, MARK. Liberal Education. [1943] -- ASCH, SHOLEM. One Destiny. [1945] -- ASCH, SHOLEM. East River. [1946] -- GOREN, CHARLES H. The Standard Book of Bidding. 1947 -- HOBSON, LAURA Z. Gentleman's Agreement. 1947 -- ASCH, SHOLEM. Mary. [1949] -- GOLLANCZ, VICTOR. A Year of Grace. [1950] -- HOBSON, LAURA Z. The Other Father. 1950 -- HOBSON, LAURA Z. The Celebrity. 1951 -- ASCH, SHOLEM. Moses. [1951] -- DREYFUSS, HENRY. Designing for People. 1955 -- WEEKS, EDWARD. The Open Heart. [1955] -- HOBSON, LAURA Z. First Papers. [1964] -- HOBSON, LAURA Z. The Tenth Month. [1970] -- HEPBURN, KATHARINE. Me. 1991. [With:]: 2 volumes, inscribed by editor or illustrator -- 10 volumes presented to Mr. Simon by Max Lincoln Schuster, co-founder of Simon and Schuster. 3 are signed "Max" and 7 are signed "MLS" -- 5 volumes signed by authors -- 20 additional volumes. (100)

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Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 21.02.1996
Date of the auction: 21 Feb 1996
Address: Christie's
New York, East