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SA Auction #85 begins on 10 Sep 2020

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US Auction #3 - Literature

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Lot 2

John OWEN

[Bookplate; miniature Elzevier] Epigrammatum Ioan. Oweni Cambro Brittani Oxoniensis. 1647

Latin Epigrams by a Welsh poet

Lot 39

Raymond CHANDLER

(Modern First Editions) CHANDLER'S FIRST 4 NOVELS The Big Sleep, The High Window; Farewell My Lovely; Lady In The Lake

First 4 Books, a recent estate find, all First Editions

Lot 46

'COLETTE' (1873-1954) & Mariette LYDIS (1887-1970, illustrator).

[Signed Binding] Gigi. [Limited edition, with an addirional suite of plates].

Binding signed 'Barast'

Lot 67

Allen GINSBERG

(Signed lit.) Allen Ginsberg Collected Poems Inscribed With Drawing By Author 1985 Boulder Colorado

Lot 200

Victor HUGO (1802-1885).

Les Misérables.

Lot 201

[Aubrey BEARDSLEY] - Honoré de BALZAC (1799-1850).

[ La Comédie Humaine, in English] The Novels of … Balzac now for the first time completely translated into English.

The complete set, translated into English, with bindings designed by Aubrey Beardsley

Lot 202

[Henry HORNE, Jr.]

The Citizen of Nature, in a series of letters from an American Indian, in London, to his friend at home.

Lot 203

James Fenimore COOPER (1789-1851).

The Last of the Mohicans; a narrative of 1757. By the author of “The Pioneers” … in two volumes … Third Edition.

Lot 218

H.M. Queen ELIZABETH, The Queen Mother. - Dame Edith SITWELL (1887-1964, compior).

The Atlantic Book of British and American Poetry.

presentation copy from Dame Edith to the Queen Mother, with an explanatory letter

Lot 230

Joseph MITCHELL, Umberto ECO, Tobias WOLFF

(Signed Literature) Selection of Author Signed or Inscribed Books Including OLD MR. FLOOD

First editions, hardcover, DJs

Lot 233

Edith WHARTON

(Margaret Armstrong design.) 1905 Italian Backgrounds. Illustrated by E. C. Peixotto.

April 1905, First Edition.

Lot 239

Sir Israel GOLLANCZ (1863-1930).

Pearl. An English Poem of the Fourteenth Century. Edited with a Modern Rendering by Israel Gollancz

Prefatory lines by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.

Lot 244

Shelby FOOTE

The Merchant of Bristol

First limited and signed edition

Lot 247

[Margaret FULLER (1810-1850)] - Oliver Wendell HOLMES, Snr. (1809-1894).

Elsie Venner: a romance of destiny.

a young woman takes on some of the characteristics of a rattlesnake

Lot 256

John and Thomas BEWICK. Goldsmith, Parnell

(Bewick illustrations.) . Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell 1804

Wide margins, clean text and images

Lot 259

Louis ZUKOFSKY; Celia ZUKOFSKY; Marcella Spann BOOTH

(Association copies; Poetry) An Archivist’s Archive of Inscribed Zukofsky Books

11 signed books, including A Bibliography of Louis Zukofsky; plus 6 other titles

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