A Look Inside the Catalogue
Lot 188: T.E. Lawrence, Seven Pillars of Wisdom, A Triumph, privately printed edition, inscribed,
London, 1926. Estimate $50,000 to $75,000.
Highlights in this sale include T.S. Eliot’s Modernist masterpiece The Waste Land, 1922, a first state of the first edition, in the rare dust jacket. William Faulkner's first novel Soldiers' Pay, 1926, in its original dust jacket, and a first edition, first issue of John Steinbeck's The Pastures of Heaven, 1932, signed and inscribed by the author, will be offered as well. Additionally of note is a run of first editions by Robert Frost, among them an exceptional copy of the first American edition of A Boy's Will, 1915, in the elusive dust jacket. A first edition, first printing of Security Analysis, 1934, by Benjamin Graham and David L. Dodd, considered the most influential book on investing ever written, makes an appearance.
Right, Lot 115: Robert Frost, A Boy's Will, first American edition, first issue, New York, 1915. Estimate $3,000 to $4,000.
Left, Lot 276: Andy Warhol, a: A Novel, first edition, initialed and inscribed to Paul Morrissey, New York, 1968. Estimate $500 to $750.
Right, Lot 247: John Steinbeck, The Pastures of Heaven, first edition, inscribed to Louis Paul,
New York, 1932. Estimate $10,000 to $15,000.
Lot 83: T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land, first edition, first state in unrestored jacket, New York, 1922. Estimate $8,000 to $12,000.
From the nineteenth century is an uncommon copy in cloth of the salesman's dummy for the first American edition of Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, 1876, annotated with the names of subscribers from Marysville, California. Other notables include first editions by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Robert Louis Stevenson and Anthony Trollope. A selection of desirable children's titles and fine bindings, including Cosway-style examples, will also be available.
Left, Lot 96: William Faulkner, Soldiers' Pay, first edition, New York, 1926. Estimate $15,000 to $20,000.
Lot 267: Mark Twain, The Prince and the Pauper, first edition in Cosway-style binding, Boston, 1882. Estimate $1,200 to $1,800.
Left, Lot 258: J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit, first edition, London, 1937. Estimate $8,000 to $12,000.
Center, Lot 171: James Joyce, Ulysses, first edition, number 724, Paris, 1922. Estimate $15,000 to $20,000.
Right, Lot 255: George Orwell, Homage to Catalonia, first edition, first printing in original dust jacket,
London, 1938. Estimate $4,000 to $6,000.
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