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    A Look Inside the Catalogue 



    Lot 188: T.E. Lawrence, Seven Pillars of Wisdom, A Triumph, privately printed edition, inscribed,

    London, 1926. Sold for $62,500.







    Highlights in this sale included 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. Of note was 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, made an appearance.





    Right, Lot 96: William Faulkner, Soldiers' Pay, first edition, New York, 1926. Sold for $21,250.





    Left, Lot 276: Andy Warhol, a: A Novel, first edition, initialed and inscribed to Paul Morrissey, New York, 1968. Sold for $3,120.

    Right, Lot 247: John Steinbeck, The Pastures of Heaven, first edition, inscribed to Louis Paul,

    New York, 1932. Sold for $13,750.




    An uncommon nineteenth-century 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, crossed the block. Other notables included 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, were available.




    Lot 267: Mark Twain, The Prince and the Pauper, first edition in Cosway-style binding, Boston, 1882. Sold for $4,750. 






    Left, Lot 81: David L. Dodd & Benjamin Graham, Security Analysis, first edition, New York, 1934. Sold for $16,250. 

    Center, Lot 171: James Joyce, Ulysses, first edition, number 724, Paris, 1922. Sold for $33,750.

    Right, Lot 225: George Orwell, Homage to Catalonia, first edition, first printing in original dust jacket,

    London, 1938. Sold for $5,250.




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