June 23, 2014||19th & 20th Century Literature

Top Lots: Melville’s Whale, Signed Flannery O’Connor Firsts, Rex Stout Titles

A first American edition of Moby-Dick (left) brought $40,000, while a fourth edition (right) sold for $7,168. Topping our June 19 auction of 19th & 20th Century Literature was a…