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20TH CENTURY LITERATURE

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

309 lots with images

September 29, 2005

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

AGEE, JAMES.  A Death in the Family.  8vo, pictorial cloth, light wear; few spots on front endpaper and fore edge; dust jacket, spine ends and folds

Lot 1: AGEE, JAMES. A Death in the Family. 8vo, pictorial cloth, light wear; few spots on front endpaper and fore edge; dust jacket, spine ends and folds

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Description: AGEE, JAMES. A Death in the Family. 8vo, pictorial cloth, light wear; few spots on front endpaper and fore edge; dust jacket, spine ends and folds rubbed with minor loss. first edition, first issue of Agee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. New York, (1957)

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AGEE, JAMES; and EVANS, WALKER.  Let Us Now Praise Famous Men.  Photographic plates by Evans. 8vo, silver-lettered black cloth, lower front joint a

Lot 2: AGEE, JAMES; and EVANS, WALKER. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. Photographic plates by Evans. 8vo, silver-lettered black cloth, lower front joint a

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Description: AGEE, JAMES; and EVANS, WALKER. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men. Photographic plates by Evans. 8vo, silver-lettered black cloth, lower front joint a bit bumped; dust jacket, price-clipped, minor edgewear, spine panel lightly faded, 1-inch clean tear at foot, repaired with cellotape on verso. Boston, 1941

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Lot 4: ALGREN, NELSON. The Man with the Golden Arm * A Walk on the Wild Side. Together, 2 First Editions each signed by algren. 8vo, cloth, first with

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Description: ALGREN, NELSON. The Man with the Golden Arm * A Walk on the Wild Side. Together, 2 First Editions each signed by algren. 8vo, cloth, first with some soiling; dust jacket, moderate wear, few short tears with two early cellotape repairs on verso, bookseller stamp on rear blank. Second is 8vo, spine soiled; dust jacket, price-clipped; signed in purple ink on front free endpaper. New York, 1949; 1956

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Lot 5: ANDERSON, ROBERT. Tea and Sympathy. Photographic illustrations from the New York production of the play. 8vo, cloth with pictorial inset on front

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Description: ANDERSON, ROBERT. Tea and Sympathy. Photographic illustrations from the New York production of the play. 8vo, cloth with pictorial inset on front cover; dust jacket, price-clipped, spine lightly faded, 1/2-inch chip on rear panel near spine head. Laid in is a card with signature of actress Deborah Kerr who starred in both the play and movie versions. New York, (1953)

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