Sale 19BP02 | Lot 238


Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

Lot Details

Lot 238
Paris: Gallimard, [1939]. First edition, one of 70 examples on velin Lafuma-Navarre alfa (the second paper after the 40 examples on vélin), this copy stamped 70. Black morocco custom bound by P.[ierre]-L.[ucien] Martin, signed on the front turn-in, the covers inlaid with red glazed paper tooled in gilt and blind to a pattern of bricks forming a rectangle of walls seen from a corner perspective, red endpapers to match, spine lettered in gilt, original wrappers bound in, housed in a later clamshell case. 7 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches (18.5 x 11.5 cm); 220, (4) pp. A fine copy.
The title story in this collection, set during the Spanish Civil War, is one of Sartre's finest fictional explorations of existentialist themes.

C Estate of Suzanne Schrag

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Sold for $1,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
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