Lot 133: GIBRAN, KAHLIL. The Prophet.
November 10, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: GIBRAN, KAHLIL. The Prophet. Illustrations after drawings by the author. 8vo, publisher''s gilt-stamped and -lettered black cloth, corners soft, spine faded, gilt titles rubbed, abrading to lower portion of front board, spine tips rubbed with slight loss, scattered soiling; ownership inscription to front free endpaper. New York: Knopf, 1923
Notes: rare first edition, signed by gibran in the year of publication on the rear endpaper (upside-down). No signed first editions appear on either ABPC or Rare Book Hub. Continuously in print since the day of publication.