Lot 85: CURIE, EVE Madame Curie. Paris: Gallimard, . First edition, number 73 of 340 copies, inscribed on the half title. Orig...
January 11, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Madame Curie. Paris: Gallimard, . First edition, number 73 of 340 copies, inscribed on the half title. Original wrappers, slipcased. Portrait. Chips to covers, foxed.
Doubleday, Doran had published a signed limited edition of this work in 1937, and here in the first French edition Eve Curie has inscribed the volume "To Nelson [Doubleday], Whose confidence in this book has been my first, my best encouragement."
C The Nelson Doubleday, Jr. Collection
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