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Auction Description for Swann: 19TH & 20TH CENTURY LITERATURE
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Exhibition & Sale Schedule: Sale 2355 - 19th & 20th Century Literature - begins at 1:30pm in New York on Thursday, June 19. All material in Sale 2355 on display at our premises in New York City, 104 East 25th Street, as follows: Sat, June 14: Noon to 5pm - Mon, June 16: 10am to 6pm - Tues, June 17: 10am to 6pm - Wed, June 18: 10am to 6pm - Thurs, June 19: 10am to Noon.

19TH & 20TH CENTURY LITERATURE

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

282 lots | 276 with images

June 19, 2014

Live Auction

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

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ALGER, HORATIO, Jr. A Boy's Fortune or, the Strange Adventures of Ben Baker.

Lot 1: ALGER, HORATIO, Jr. A Boy's Fortune or, the Strange Adventures of Ben Baker.

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Description: ALGER, HORATIO, Jr. A Boy's Fortune or, the Strange Adventures of Ben Baker. Ilustrated with frontispiece (first state) and three plates. 8vo, publisher's green cloth stamped in gilt, black and light green, moderate soiling, spine tanned slightly and rubbed at tips; effaced ownership pencil inscription on preliminary leaf; six pages publisher's advertisements at end. first edition, first state./span Gardner, pp. 55-56. Philadelpia: Henry T. Coates & Co., 1898

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ALGER, HORATIO. Ragged Dick Series.

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Description: ALGER, HORATIO. Ragged Dick Series. Together, 5 volumes. 8vo, publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, spines gilt, all but last title cocked, soiled, heaviest to first title (with old tape on lower spine), moderate rubbing; occasional internal dampstaining and foxing, owner's insciptions to a few volumes. Boston: Loring, (1868); (1868); (1869); (1870); (1870)

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AUSTEN, JANE. Mansfield Park.

Lot 3: AUSTEN, JANE. Mansfield Park.

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Description: AUSTEN, JANE. Mansfield Park. 2 volumes. 4 page publisher's catalogue inserted at front of volume 1 (loose). 8vo, original publisher's 1/4 muslin-backed drab boards, lettering labels on spines, rubbed with some loss, moderate staining, front joints split; ads and majority of sewn signatures detached in vol. 1, moderate foxing, light corner dampstain to prelims and approximately first 40 pages of vol. 2; old ownership inscriptions on front pastedowns of each, with later Camden County Historical Society bookplate to vol. 2. Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1832

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[AUSTEN, JANE.] Austen-Leigh, J.E. 4 Volumes about...

Lot 5: [AUSTEN, JANE.] Austen-Leigh, J.E. 4 Volumes about...

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Description: [AUSTEN, JANE.] Austen-Leigh, J.E. 4 Volumes about... Illustrated with portrait frontispiece in first and last title. 8vo, publisher's green cloth, overall moderate rubbing, chiefly to spine tips and joints; front hinged cracked and spine detached from textblock on second title, gatherings separating on first title. London, 1870; 1871; 1872; 1920

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BAKER, DOROTHY. Young Man With a Horn.

Lot 6: BAKER, DOROTHY. Young Man With a Horn.

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Description: BAKER, DOROTHY. Young Man With a Horn. 8vo, publisher's brown-stamped tan cloth, trace of shelfwear to spine tips; dust jacket, light rubbing to folds; internally clean with no markings. first edition of the author's first novel. Based on the life of Davenport, Iowa native and jazz music legend Bix Beiderbecke. Kirk Douglas and Lauren Bacall starred in the 1950 film adaptation directed by Michael Curtiz. Cambridge, Mass.: Houghton Mifflin, 1938

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(BINDING.) Hawthorne, Nathaniel. Scarlet Letter.

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Description: (BINDING.) Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The Scarlet Letter. Title and additional title in red and black. Illustrated with 15 plates in two states by A. Robaudi and C. Graham. Large 8vo, contemporary full tan morocco, bordered in gilt around decorative gilt floral sprays, burgundy morocco onlay inter-border, spine tooled and lettered in gilt with matching morocco onlays, in 6 compartments, top edges gilt, light rubbing to spine and raised bands; wide gilt turn-ins, tan silk doublures and endpapers, by Zaehnsdorf; cloth slipcase, defective. limited edition. one of 125 copies, printed on Japanese imperial paper, (plus one copy on vellum). "Unique Edition." New York: Privately Printed, 1904

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(BINDING.) Khayyam, Omar. Rubáiyát.

Lot 8: (BINDING.) Khayyam, Omar. Rubáiyát.

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Description: (BINDING.) Khayyam, Omar. The Rubáiyát. Translated by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated with 12 photogravure plates after Gilbert James. 8vo, full decorative morocco gilt by Bayntun, with panel depicting part of a scene from one of the plates with colored onlays, enclosed by vine and foliate gilt border, spine with vine and foliate design in 6 compartments, all edges gilt; gilt turn-ins, silk endpapers, printed color and Brooklyn Library bookplates on facing blank prelims; slipcase with finger-hole and location number. Handsomely bound, with strong impressions of the plates. London: George Routledge/New York: E.P. Dutton, [c.1904]

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(BINDING.) Stendhal [Henry Beyle.] Rouge et le Noire.

Lot 9: (BINDING.) Stendhal [Henry Beyle.] Rouge et le Noire.

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Description: (BINDING.) Stendhal [Henry Beyle.] Le Rouge et le Noire. Frontispiece, additional title, and numerous illustrations throughout by Paul Quint. 4to, contemporary full red morocco with black rectangular morocco onlays with accompanying gilt silhouette rules, black morocco doublures, black silk endpapers mounted to decorative flyleaves, by G. Lods; original printed spine bound in at end; matching slipcase, rubbed with scattered soiling. Paris: Crès et Cie, 1922

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(BOOK OF ENOCH.) Laurence, Richard. Book of Enoch the Prophet: An Apocryphal Introduction.

Lot 10: (BOOK OF ENOCH.) Laurence, Richard. Book of Enoch the Prophet: An Apocryphal Introduction.

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Description: (BOOK OF ENOCH.) Laurence, Richard. The Book of Enoch the Prophet: An Apocryphal Introduction. 8vo, contemporary 1/2 roan, spine gilt-titled, rubbing to joints, raised bands and spine tips; owner's signature, textual note in unknown hand tipped to rear pastedown. Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Oxford: S. Collingwood, 1838

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BRADBURY, RAY. The Illustrated Man.

Lot 11: BRADBURY, RAY. The Illustrated Man.

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Description: BRADBURY, RAY. The Illustrated Man. 8vo, original light brown cloth with dark brown spine titles; dust jacket, spine panel lightly faded but less so than often seen, minor overall rubbing to extremities, short closed tear to front panel top edge with letters unaffected; light staining confined to front gutter, else contents clean. first edition, first printing, signed by Bradbury and dated May, 1973. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1951)

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BULFINCH, THOMAS. The Age of Fable; or, Stories of Gods and Heroes.

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Description: BULFINCH, THOMAS. The Age of Fable; or, Stories of Gods and Heroes. Frontispiece by Smith Pierson, text illustrations, with advertisement leaf for Bulfinch's Hebrew Lyrics. 8vo, original mauve cloth blindstamped with an all-over lozenge decoration, ornamental center design, spine gilt lettered and decorated, some discoloration and fading, slight rubbing and fraying; yellow-cream endpapers; small paper loss in blank outer margins of two leaves; slight offsetting from bookplate on endpaper; preserved in maroon morocco slipcase and cloth chemise. Boston: Sanborn, Carter, and Bazin, 1855

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BURGESS, ANTHONY. A Clockwork Orange.

Lot 13: BURGESS, ANTHONY. A Clockwork Orange.

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Description: BURGESS, ANTHONY. A Clockwork Orange. 8vo, publisher's red-orange cloth, spine gilt-lettered, narrow area of darkening on bottom edge of front board; dust jacket, spine panel faded slightly, overall light rubbing, one corner clipped; interior pristine. first american edition. A very nice copy of Burgess' best known work. New York: W.W. Norton, (1963)

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BURNETT, W.R. High Sierra.

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Description: BURNETT, W.R. High Sierra. 8vo, publisher's orange cloth, slight lean, light shelfwear to extremities, top edges stained burgundy; dust jacket, small skillful repairs on verso to spine panel tips and along upper edges, spine panel faded a trifle but overall bright and appealing. New York: Knopf, 1940

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BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. Junkie.

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Description: BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. Junkie. 8vo, pictorial perfect-bound wrappers, mild edgewear, otherwise bright and square; bound dos-a-dos with Maurice Helbrant's Narcotic Agent; card slipcase. New York: Ace Books, (1953)

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BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. The Naked Lunch.

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Description: "MOTEL...MOTEL...MOTEL...BROKEN NEON ARABESQUE" BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. The Naked Lunch. 8vo, original green wrappers, trace of rubbing to spine foot; pictorial dust jacket after a design by Brion Gysin, spine panel slightly sunned. Paris: The Olympia Press, (1959)

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BUTLER, SAMUEL. Hudibras, A Poem.

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Description: BUTLER, SAMUEL. Hudibras, A Poem. Illustrated with hand-colored aquatint plates by J. Clark. 2 volumes. 8vo, contemporary brown calf decorated in gilt, rebacked, spine gilt in compartments, morocco lettering labels, all edges gilt; some offsetting from plates onto facing pages, varying foxing on text leaves. New Edition. London: Thomas M'Lean, 1819

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BYRON, LORD GEORGE GORDON NOEL. Hebrew Melodies * The Siege of Corinth / Parisina * Manfred, A Dramatic Poem.

Lot 18: BYRON, LORD GEORGE GORDON NOEL. Hebrew Melodies * The Siege of Corinth / Parisina * Manfred, A Dramatic Poem.

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Description: THREE PAMPHLET EDITIONS BYRON, LORD GEORGE GORDON NOEL. Hebrew Melodies * The Siege of Corinth / Parisina * Manfred, A Dramatic Poem. Together, 3 volumes. Half-titles, advertisements in each. 8vo, 19th century uniform 1/2 navy morocco, spines gilt; with original drab wrappers bound in; small rubberstamp to rear and abrading to front pastedowns. London: John Murray, 1815; 1816; 1817

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BYRON, LORD GEORGE GORDON NOEL. Hours of Idleness.

Lot 19: BYRON, LORD GEORGE GORDON NOEL. Hours of Idleness.

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Description: BYRON, LORD GEORGE GORDON NOEL. Hours of Idleness. Half-title. 8vo, rebound in crushed blue levant morocco, gilt extra, spine tooled in gilt in compartments, inner dentelles, by Sutcliffe & Sangorski; auction slip tipped to first blank, short closed tear mended on title-page margin. first edition, first issue with "where" twice on p.5, cancel leaf p. 22, "thnnder" on p.114 and "Thc" on p.181. Wise I p. 8; Randolph p. 9. Newark: S. & J. Ridge, 1807

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BYRON, LORD GEORGE GORDON NOEL. Hours of Idleness.

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Description: LARGE-PAPER COPY BYRON, LORD GEORGE GORDON NOEL. Hours of Idleness. Half-title. 8vo, original plum cloth, unevenly toned, few blisters; hinges strengthened; 1/4 morocco slipcase and chemise. first edition, entirely uncut large paper copy (the second issue). Byron's first regularly published book, following the privately printed Fugitive Pieces and Poems on Various Occasions. Wise I, p. 8. Newark: S. & J. Ridge, 1807

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BYRON, LORD GEORGE GORDON NOEL. Lara, a Tale / Jacqueline, a Tale.

Lot 21: BYRON, LORD GEORGE GORDON NOEL. Lara, a Tale / Jacqueline, a Tale.

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Description: BYRON, LORD GEORGE GORDON NOEL. Lara, a Tale / Jacqueline, a Tale. Half-title, 2-page advertisement after title, 4-page publisher's catalogue at end. 8vo, original brown paper-covered boards with printed spine label, intact but rubbed, rear joint cracked, few narrow chips along spine, otherwise unusually tight; mostly unopened, bookplate tipped to front pastedown; cloth slipcase with lettering label. London: Printed for John Murray, 1814

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BYRON, LORD GEORGE GORDON NOEL. Letter to **** ****** [John Murray],

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Description: BYRON, LORD GEORGE GORDON NOEL. Letter to **** ****** [John Murray], on the Rev. W. L. Bowles' Strictures on the Life and Writings of Pope. 8 pages publisher's advertisements at end. 8vo, original brown wrappers, backstrip partially split, few marginal chips; splotch on front wrapper to first blank; 1/4 morocco slipcase and chemise. first edition, second issue with Addenda inserted. London: John Murray, 1821

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BYRON, LORD GEORGE GORDON NOEL. Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice. An Historical Tragedy, in Five Acts ... The Prophecy of Dante, A Poem.

Lot 23: BYRON, LORD GEORGE GORDON NOEL. Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice. An Historical Tragedy, in Five Acts ... The Prophecy of Dante, A Poem.

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Description: BYRON, LORD GEORGE GORDON NOEL. Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice. An Historical Tragedy, in Five Acts ... The Prophecy of Dante, A Poem. Half-title, terminal leaf with 1 page advertisements. 8vo, later 1/2 morocco, spine gilt in compartments, corners rubbed; moderate foxing, heaviest to front and end matter; rubberstamp to rear pastedown. first edition, second issue, with 25 lines on page 154. Wise II, 29. London: John Murray, 1821

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Lot 24: BYRON, LORD GEORGE GORDON NOEL. Siege of Corinth, a Poem / Parisina, a Poem.

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Description: BYRON, LORD GEORGE GORDON NOEL. The Siege of Corinth, a Poem / Parisina, a Poem. Half-title, 4 pages of publisher's advertisements at end dated February, 1816. 8vo, original plain brown wrappers (manuscript title partially effaced on front), backstrip worn with splits, moderate stains to partially detached wraps, few chips to edges; unobtrusive booksellers label to verso of front wrapper, pencil inscription to first blank. London: John Murray, 1816

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CHANDLER, RAYMOND. The Lady in the Lake.

Lot 25: CHANDLER, RAYMOND. The Lady in the Lake.

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Description: CHANDLER, RAYMOND. The Lady in the Lake. 8vo, publisher's light green cloth lettered and decorated in dark green, slight lean, minor bump to spine head; dust jacket, light scattered spotting more evident on portions of verso, mild rubbing along flap folds, the purples on the front panel bright, unclipped; endpapers only lightly toned from old binders glue, else clean internally. New York: Knopf, 1943

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[CHATTERTON, THOMAS.] Poems, Supposed to Have Been Written at Bristol, by Thomas Rowley and others, in the Fifteenth Century.

Lot 26: [CHATTERTON, THOMAS.] Poems, Supposed to Have Been Written at Bristol, by Thomas Rowley and others, in the Fifteenth Century.

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Description: [CHATTERTON, THOMAS.] Poems, Supposed to Have Been Written at Bristol, by Thomas Rowley and others, in the Fifteenth Century. 2 volumes in 1. Illustrated with one engraved plate. 8vo, later 3/4 plum morocco, spine gilt in compartments, by J.W. Meyer; scattered foxing throughout; with the final errata leaf. [Bound with:] Tyrwhitt, Thomas. A Vindication of the Appendix to the Poems called Rowley's. first editions. London: T. Payne & Son, 1777; 1782

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CHEEVER, JOHN. The Way Some People Live.

Lot 27: CHEEVER, JOHN. The Way Some People Live.

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Description: CHEEVER, JOHN. The Way Some People Live. 8vo, publisher's red buckram, slight fray to spine head, light edgewear with one tiny split to top of front board; dust jacket, uneven tanning, few stray marks and finger-soiling, spine panel sunned with small chips at head and foot, few short closed tears, price clipped; slight darkening of endpaper gutters. first edition of cheever's first book. Increasingly scarce in unrestored dust jacket. New York: Random House, (1943)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE - POSTERS.) Children's Book Week, November.

Lot 28: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE - POSTERS.) Children's Book Week, November.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE - POSTERS.) Children's Book Week, November. Group of 3 posters. Each measures 559x432 mm; 22x17 inches, multicolored designs on paper, usual center vertical and horizontal folds, gentle small creasing and minor wear as noted. Np, 1950s

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) ARNOLD, VLADIMIR. Unpeger. Legenda polyaarnykh stran [Unpeger, A Legend of the Polar Regions].

Lot 29: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) ARNOLD, VLADIMIR. Unpeger. Legenda polyaarnykh stran [Unpeger, A Legend of the Polar Regions].

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) ARNOLD, VLADIMIR. Unpeger. Legenda polyaarnykh stran [Unpeger, A Legend of the Polar Regions]. Illustrated with color lithographs after color photographs by Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorski. 4to, original decorated wrappers, spine partially split, spot on front wrapper. [St. Petersburg]: Obshchestvennaiya? Polza, [1910]

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) BEMELMANS, LUDWIG. Group of 3 Madeline First Editions.

Lot 30: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) BEMELMANS, LUDWIG. Group of 3 Madeline First Editions.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) BEMELMANS, LUDWIG. Group of 3 Madeline First Editions. Comprising: Madeline's Rescue * Madeline and the Bad Hat * Madeline in London. 4to, publisher's cloth, dust jackets, first title price-clipped with several tape repairs to rear panel, else near fine to fine copies in like jackets. first editions of the second, third, and fifth titles in the madeline series. New York: Viking, 1953; (1956); (1961)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) BINGHAM, CLIFTON and ELLETT, R.E. Two Dean's Rag Books. The Animals' Picnic * Who's Who at the Zoo.

Lot 31: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) BINGHAM, CLIFTON and ELLETT, R.E. Two Dean's Rag Books. The Animals' Picnic * Who's Who at the Zoo.

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Description: "HYGIENIC AND FREE FROM POSSIBILITY OF CONVEYING INFECTION" (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) BINGHAM, CLIFTON and ELLETT, R.E. Two Dean's Rag Books. The Animals' Picnic * Who's Who at the Zoo. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin and Harry Rowntree, respectively. 8vo, covers and leaves printed in colors on linen, saddle-stitched, pinking to top and bottom edges as issued, corners slightly curled, first title with vertical crease on cover and first leaf, dime-sized brown spots to leaves on second title, otherwise very clean and bright. first editions of these charming English children's books, with printed publisher's advertising slips laid-in to each. London: Dean's Rag Book Co. Ltd., early 20th cent.

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) BURTON, VIRGINIA LEE. The Little House.

Lot 32: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) BURTON, VIRGINIA LEE. The Little House.

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Description: RARE SIGNED COPY (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) BURTON, VIRGINIA LEE. The Little House. Illustrated in color by Burton. Oblong small 4to, original pictorial blue and white boards, moderate soiling and uneven fading; scattered soiling and gentle crease to lower outer corners of contents. first edition of burton's scarce work with her rare signature in ink, on title-page. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1942

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) CARROLL, LEWIS [Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge]. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland * Through the Looking Glass.

Lot 33: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) CARROLL, LEWIS [Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge]. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland * Through the Looking Glass.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) CARROLL, LEWIS [Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge]. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland * Through the Looking Glass. Together, 2 volumes. 42, and 50 illustrations by John Tenniel. 8vo, rebound in full red polished calf, covers paneled in gilt around central gilt motif, spines tooled in gilt in compartments, blue and green morocco lettering labels, turn-ins and all edges gilt, by Bayntun Riviere, original covers bound in at end of each volume; slipcased, water damaged. Alice's Adventures is a first issue with inverted "S" in last line of Contents, faded contemporary owner's penciled note on frontis verso, tipped-in bibliographer's sheet on first blank. Looking Glass is a first issue, with "wade" for "wabe" on page 21. first editions, handsomely rebound retaining original covers and spines. London: Macmillan, 1866; 1872

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) CARROLL, LEWIS [Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge]. Hunting of the Snark.

Lot 34: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) CARROLL, LEWIS [Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge]. Hunting of the Snark.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) CARROLL, LEWIS [Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge]. The Hunting of the Snark. Illustrated by Henry Holiday. 8vo, rebound in full crimson crushed morocco, covers gilt-ruled with sailing ship cornerpieces, spine tooled in gilt in compartments; gilt turn-ins over patterned endpapers, all edges gilt; original covers and spine bound at end, ownership inscription to first blank; card slipcase. first edition, first printing, handsomely rebound, with "Baker" for "Banker" on p. 83. London: Macmillan, 1876

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) CARROLL, LEWIS [Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge]. Through the Looking Glass.

Lot 35: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) CARROLL, LEWIS [Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge]. Through the Looking Glass.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) CARROLL, LEWIS [Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge]. Through the Looking Glass. 50 illustrations by John Tenniel. 1 page of advertisements at end. 8vo, publisher's red cloth with central gilt vignettes of the Red and White Queens on covers, all edges gilt, scattered light staining to covers, small portion of bottom of front joint chipped; recased with new endpapers; cloth slipcase. first edition, first issue, with "wade" for "wabe" on page 21. London: Macmillan, 1872

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Lot 36: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) COX, PALMER. Brownie Year Book.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) COX, PALMER. Brownie Year Book. 12 chromolithographed plates by Cox. Small folio, cloth-backed pictorial boards, edges and tips worn, crease to lower outer corner; hinges cracked, clean 2-inch tear to lower margin of title-page, scattered minor light foxing; bookplate on front endpaper. first edition. New York: McLoughlin Bros., (1985)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) LEWIS, C.S. The Last Battle.

Lot 37: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) LEWIS, C.S. The Last Battle.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) LEWIS, C.S. The Last Battle. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes. 8vo, original silver-lettered blue cloth; dust jacket, some foxing, though chiefly to rear panel, small soil marks on front panel, tiny nick to one corner, unclipped; interior pristine. first edition of final installment of Lewis' Chronicles of Narnia in uncommonly good binding and jacket. London: Bodley Head, 1956

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) MILNE, A.A. The House at Pooh Corner.

Lot 38: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) MILNE, A.A. The House at Pooh Corner.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) MILNE, A.A. The House at Pooh Corner. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard. 8vo, publisher's gilt decorated salmon cloth, small wrinkle to spine; dust jacket, few smudges, spine panel slightly sunned, light edgewear, unclipped; interior clean. first trade edition. A lovely copy. London: Methuen & Co., (1928)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) MILNE, A.A. Now We Are Six.

Lot 39: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) MILNE, A.A. Now We Are Six.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) MILNE, A.A. Now We Are Six. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard. 8vo, publisher's gilt-decorated cloth, slightly bowed; dust jacket, slightly tanned, more so to spine panel, few small nicks including one to front panel not affecting lettering, finger-soiling, unclipped; age-toning to portion of half-title, else clean internally. first trade edition. London: Methuen & Co., (1927)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) MILNE, A.A. When I Was Very Young.

Lot 40: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) MILNE, A.A. When I Was Very Young.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) MILNE, A.A. When I Was Very Young. Illustrated by E.H. Shepard. Thin 8vo, pictorial cloth-covered boards, paper spine label, bright and clean; glassine wrapper, tears with some loss; lacks original slipcase; later 1/4 morocco slipcase. first limited edition, signed by the author. number 715 of 842 copies. New York: The Fountain Press, 1930

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) MILNE, A.A. Winnie-the-Pooh.

Lot 41: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) MILNE, A.A. Winnie-the-Pooh.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) MILNE, A.A. Winnie-the-Pooh. Decorations by E.H. Shepard. 8vo, publisher's diagonally ribbed lavendar 1/4 cloth over salmon printed boards, printed paper spine label, bottom edges uncut; original matching salmon pictorial dust jacket (one small thumb smudge on rear flap) and original glassine over-wrapper (flap edges wrinkled, short tear with small chip on upper front panel); contents clean, 5mm remnant of ticket on rear pastedown; housed in original printed card box with top, overall fading, lid showing wear but intact but for one vertical lip absent. [New York:] E.P. Dutton & Company, (1926)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) SCHULZ, CHARLES M. The Snoopy Festival.

Lot 42: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) SCHULZ, CHARLES M. The Snoopy Festival.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) SCHULZ, CHARLES M. The Snoopy Festival. 4to, publisher's yellow cloth; dust jacket, spine panel slightly faded and with one cellotape repair on verso; a near fine copy. first edition, with a large snoopy drawing and inscription by schulz on front free endpaper. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1974)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) SENDAK, MAURICE. Nutcracker.

Lot 43: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) SENDAK, MAURICE. Nutcracker.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) SENDAK, MAURICE. Nutcracker. Oblong 8vo, publisher's silver-lettered purple cloth, one thread loose on front cover; dust jacket, price-clipped, one short closed tear to top of front panel. first edition, inscribed by sendak in the year of publication "To Joseph, Maurice Sendak, Nov. 29, '84." New York: Crown, (1984)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) SEUSS, DR. (Theodor Geisel). Cat in the Hat Comes Back.

Lot 44: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) SEUSS, DR. (Theodor Geisel). Cat in the Hat Comes Back.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) SEUSS, DR. (Theodor Geisel). The Cat in the Hat Comes Back. 4to, original color pictorial laminated boards, light shelf wear; first edition dust jacket, overall light dust soiling, several tape repairs on verso, corner clipped; internally clean and free from any markings. first edition, first printing. Younger & Hirsch 11. (New York): Random House, (1958)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) SEUSS, DR. (Theodor Geisel). 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

Lot 45: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) SEUSS, DR. (Theodor Geisel). 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) SEUSS, DR. (Theodor Geisel). The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins. 4to, 1/4 cloth over decorated boards; dust jacket, light rubbing, minor edgewear, short chips to spine panel tips, internally clean with no markings. first edition, later printing, with endpaper illustrations showing the smaller hats on the pastedowns, and the larger hats on the free endpapers; later issue jacket without printed price. Younger & Hirsch 22. New York: Vanguard Press, (1938)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) SEUSS, DR. (Theodor Geisel). Group of 4 First Editions.

Lot 46: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) SEUSS, DR. (Theodor Geisel). Group of 4 First Editions.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) SEUSS, DR. (Theodor Geisel). Group of 4 First Editions. On Beyond Zebra. 4to, original boards, spine tips lightly rubbed; dust jacket, slight edgewear, small dampstain on lower spine panel evident on verso with accompanying abrasion on recto just touching bottom letter; internally unmarked * Yertle the Turtle. 4to, original boards, light rubbing to tips and corners; dust jacket, tiny bit of edge creasing; internally unmarked * Happy Birthday to You. 4to, original boards, light rubbing to extremities, dust jacket, light wear to extremities; short inked owner's inscription on front free endpaper * The Sneetches. 4to, original boards, dust jacket, mild rubbing to corners; internally unmarked. New York: Random House, 1955; 1958; 1959; 1961

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) THOMPSON, KAY. Group of 3 Eloise First Editions.

Lot 47: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) THOMPSON, KAY. Group of 3 Eloise First Editions.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) THOMPSON, KAY. Group of 3 Eloise First Editions. Eloise in Paris * Eloise at Christmastime * Eloise in Moscow. Illustrated by Hilary Knight. 4to, publisher's cloth, corners lightly bumped on first title with light erasure on front free endpaper, else fine; dust jackets, Paris with spine panel darkened with small chip to head, few tape repairs on verso, Moscow price-clipped, minor finger-soiling, tiny pen marks to bottom edge of front panel. first editions, first printings. The second, third and fourth (the last) in the series. New York: Simon and Schuster; Random House, 1957; (1958); 1959

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CHRISTIE, AGATHA. The Road of Dreams.

Lot 48: CHRISTIE, AGATHA. The Road of Dreams.

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Description: CHRISTIE, AGATHA. The Road of Dreams. 8vo, publisher's 1/4 green cloth over boards with paper spine label (tiny hole to front joint nicking corner of label), some mottling and uneven fading; publisher's plain dust jacket printed in green, spine panel darkened with slight chipping to head just touching a few letters, scattered light surface impressions; moderate foxing internally, chiefly to prelims and endleaves, ownership signature, discreet bookseller's ticket from W. Newman & Co., Calcutta, on rear pastedown. London: Geoffrey Bles, [1924]

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[COCTEAU, JEAN.] Dufy, Raoul. Portrait.

Lot 49: [COCTEAU, JEAN.] Dufy, Raoul. Portrait.

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Description: [COCTEAU, JEAN.] Dufy, Raoul. Portrait. Pastel on paper. 10x8 inches; 252x205 mm. Signed lower left, titled lower right. Tiny chip to one corner not affecting image. Matted. Np, nd

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COLERIDGE, S[amuel] T[aylor]. Christabel; Kubla Khan, A Vision; The Pains of Sleep.

Lot 50: COLERIDGE, S[amuel] T[aylor]. Christabel; Kubla Khan, A Vision; The Pains of Sleep.

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Description: "DOWN TO A SUNLESS SEA" COLERIDGE, S[amuel] T[aylor]. Christabel; Kubla Khan, A Vision; The Pains of Sleep. 8vo, later 19th-century tan calf, triple-fillet covers, spine tooled in gilt, morocco lettering pieces, inner dentelles, all edges gilt, by Riviere & Son. London: William Bulmer for John Murray, 1816

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COLLINS, WILKIE. The Moonstone.

Lot 51: COLLINS, WILKIE. The Moonstone.

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Description: COLLINS, WILKIE. The Moonstone. Printed in two columns with wood engravings throughout text, 1 page advertisements on verso of title-page. 8vo, publisher's original brown cloth, spine gilt-lettered with tips skinned, scattered stray marks; discreet bookseller's label on front pastedown, final blank wanting. first american edition. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1868

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