Title: 19TH & 20TH CENTURY LITERATURE
Date: June 21, 2012
Time: 1:30 PM
Exhibition: Sat., June 16, 10-4
Mon., June 18, 10-6
Tues., June 19, 10-6
Wed., June 20, 10-6
Thurs., June 21, 10-noon
Contact Person: John Larson
Boasts publisher's bindings in exceptional condition, works by 19th century English caricaturists, first editions by Charles Dickens, and important modern literature.
Hugo Gernsback's Ralph 124C 41+. A Romance of the Year 2660, a signed first edition of one of the foundational texts in the science-fiction pantheon, shown top left.
Several groups of fine publisher's cloth bindings, largely from the 19th century.
Omnium Gatherum, the complete first and second series with plates by Henry Heath, London, circa 1840, offered with Old Ways and New Ways.
Several Charles Dickens works, including Bleak House, an extra-illustrated first edition containing a letter signed by Dickens, London, 1853.
An early printer's proof of the French edition of Antoine de Saint-Exupery's Pilote de Guerre, inscribed in French to Michel Bertin.