Sale 21FL01 | Lot 1

[AMERICAN AUTHORS] Collection of 19th and 20th century American literature.

Catalogue: Fine Literature
[AMERICAN AUTHORS]  Collection of 19th and 20th century American literature.

Lot Details

Lot 1
[AMERICAN AUTHORS] Collection of 19th and 20th century American literature.
Thirteen titles in fifteen volumes, all first editions in original publisher's bindings unless noted. Comprising: THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. Cape Cod, 1865, hinge split and spine tips chipped; HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. The Marble Faun, 1860, First American edition, first issue, ads dated March 1860, two volumes, slipcase, old dampstain, spine tips chipped; TWAIN, MARK. The Prince and the Pauper, 1882, first American edition, in a folding case, spine tips repaired and other wear; TWAIN, MARK. The £1,000,000 Bank-Note and Other Stories, 1893, slipcase. spine tip darkened; HAY, JOHN. Jim Bludso on the Prairie Bell, and Little Breeches, 1871, original wrappers, slipcase, fine, with the bookplate of Jean Hersholt; ALCOTT, LOUISA MAY. Little Women, 1868-69, two volumes, faded and worn copies; CARMAN, BLISS. Low Tide,1893, spine faded otherwise fine; HOLMES, OLIVER WENDELL. The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table, 1858, first issue, slipcase, loss at headcap; HOLMES, OLIVER WENDELL. The Professor at the Breakfast Table, 1860, slipcase, ink inscription, light wear; TARKINGTON, BOOTH. Monsieur Beaucaire, 1900, a fine copy in a morocco backed slipcase, with the bookplate of Mabel Drury; ANDERSON, SHERWOOD. A New Testament,1927, the signed limited edition further inscribed, an unopened copy, with slipcase, the binding foxed, the slipcase worn; JAMES, WILL. Smoky the Cow Horse, 1926, first printing with the title page dated and only have three lines of text on copyright with seal, spine darkened and frayed; DOS PASSOS, JOHN. Three Soldiers, 1921, slipcase, hinge cracked. Not fully checked for issue points, no dust jackets present, the lot sold as is. The lot 13 titles in 15 volumes.

C The Julius and Theodore Cohn Library

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
Sold for $882 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
Sold for $882 (includes buyer's premium)

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Fine Literature

Tue, Jun 22, 2021 at 10am EDT