Sale 2462 - 19th & 20th Century Literature, November 24, 2017

301 301 c   WOOLRICH, CORNELL. The Bride Wore Black. 8vo, publisher’s gilt- stamped blue cloth, slight lean, mottling to joints and spine; dust jacket, corners clipped, spine panel foot rubbed with asso- ciated creasing, small corner nicks, light rubbing, price sticker on bottom of front flap; ownership signature to front flyleaf. NewYork: Simon and Schuster, 1940 [1,800/2,500] first edition in unrestored jacket of the author ’ s first novel of suspense . Basis for the later Francois Truffaut film. Hay- craft-Queen Cornerstone. 302 303 302 c   YATES, RICHARD. A Good School. 8vo, publisher’s cloth; dust jacket, faint tanning, tiny crescent dampstain to foot of spine panel. first edition . presen - tation copy , inscribed : “For Ken Hubner: Have a good life. Cheers, Richard Yates. Feb. 22, 1986.” (NewYork): Delacorte Press, (1978) [300/400] 303 c   YEATS, WILLIAM BUTLER. Plays in Prose and Verse. 8vo, pub- lisher’s 1 / 4 blue cloth over brown boards, printed paper title labels to spine and front board, corners and spine tips bumped with light exposure, top edges trimmed, others uncut; faint toning to endpapers. limited edition , number 66 of 250 copies signed by yeats on the limitation page. New York: Macmillan, 1924 [600/900]