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19TH & 20TH CENTURY LITERATURE

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

289 lots | 286 with images

November 21, 2013

Live Auction

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

289 Lots
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AMBLER, ERIC. The Ability to Kill.

Lot 1: AMBLER, ERIC. The Ability to Kill.

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Description: AMBLER, ERIC. The Ability to Kill. 2 copies: First and second printings. 8vo, gilt-lettered red cloth, second printing with few light spots to covers; dust jackets with laminate overlays, second printing with thin line of age-toning at extremities. London: Bodley Head, 1962; 1963

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AMBLER, ERIC. A Passage of Arms.

Lot 2: AMBLER, ERIC. A Passage of Arms.

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Description: AMBLER, ERIC. A Passage of Arms. 3 editions. 8vo, cloth; dust jackets. London or New York, 1959-60

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AMBLER, ERIC. Group of 11 First Editions.

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Description: AMBLER, ERIC. Group of 11 First Editions. 8vo, cloth, dust jackets as called for; condition varies but generally very good or better. Vp, vd

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AUSTEN, JANE. Mansfield Park.

Lot 4: 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. 8vo, original publisher's 1/4 cloth-backed drab boards, lettering labels on spines (absent but for trace remnants on each volume, and with small contemporary institutional labels either perished or remnant only below on each volume), cocked, few short splits at spine tips, generally mild staining and light wear to boards, corners rubbed with light exposure; hinges tender, pastedowns coming loose from boards in volume 1, scattered foxing throughout, at times heavily to volume 2, occasional small chips at deckle, old penciled numerals on front free endpapers, paper repairs on 2 leaves in volume 1 with no loss of text; housed in custom drop-back cloth case. Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1832

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AUSTEN, JANE. Pride and Prejudice. Second Edition.

Lot 5: AUSTEN, JANE. Pride and Prejudice. Second Edition.

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Description: AUSTEN, JANE. Pride and Prejudice. Second Edition. 3 volumes. Lacking half-titles. 12mo, contemporary 1/2 calf over marbled boards, spine gilt with leather lettering pieces (two perished, one with partial loss), covers and spines scuffed with some splitting along spine ends, fore-edges bumped in areas, joints strengthened; scattered light foxing, neat contemporary ownership inscriptions on title-page of each volume. London: Printed for T. Egerton, 1813

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AUSTEN, JANE. The Novels.

Lot 6: AUSTEN, JANE. The Novels.

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Description: AUSTEN, JANE. The Novels. 12 volumes. Portrait frontispiece to volume 1. 8vo, later 1/4 olive calf, spine gilt in 5 compartments with gilt-lettered morocco lettering pieces in 1, top edges gilt. Edinburgh: John Grant, 1911-12

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BALDWIN, JAMES. Go Tell It On the Mountain.

Lot 7: BALDWIN, JAMES. Go Tell It On the Mountain.

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Description: BALDWIN, JAMES. Go Tell It On the Mountain. 8vo, publisher's russet cloth, few shallow scratches; dust jacket, spine panel faded, hard creasing and some rubbing along folds, spine panel head chipped slightly with short closed tear. first edition of the author's first book./span New York: Knopf, 1953

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BECKETT, SAMUEL. En Attendant Godot.

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Description: BECKETT, SAMUEL. En Attendant Godot. 8vo, original wrappers printed in blue and black, spine darkened and very faintly cracked; housed in a custom 1/4 turquoise morocco clamshell case. Contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper indicating attendance at an early performance of the play in its premiere venue: "Carol Sands[?] / vu au Theatre Babylone / 28 Mars 1953." Paris: Les Éditions de Minuit, 1952

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BERGER, THOMAS. Little Big Man.

Lot 9: BERGER, THOMAS. Little Big Man.

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Description: BERGER, THOMAS. Little Big Man. 8vo, original black cloth-backed tan boards, corners slightly bumped; dust jacket, small spot of rubbing on rear panel, portion of spine panel faded faintly; internally clean with no markings. New York: Dial Press, 1964

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Lot 10: (BIBLIOGRAPHY.) Lowndes, William Thomas. Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature.

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Description: (BIBLIOGRAPHY.) Lowndes, William Thomas. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature. 6 volumes. Small 8vo, later 1/2 parchment-backed blue cloth, spines gilt, morocco lettering pieces, moderate shelf wear, all edges stained yellow; contents clean; unobtrusive tickets to rear pastedowns. Revised, corrected and enlarged edition. Includes the one volume appendix not present in earlier editions containing information on books produced by literary and scientific societies. London: George Bell, 1883

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(BINDING.) Roscoe, William. Life of Lorenzo de' Medici, Called The Magnificent.

Lot 11: (BINDING.) Roscoe, William. Life of Lorenzo de' Medici, Called The Magnificent.

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Description: (BINDING.) Roscoe, William. Life of Lorenzo de' Medici, Called The Magnificent. Frontispiece portrait. 8vo, handsome all-over scrollwork with central medallions on covers, raised bands, turn-ins, and full gilt and gauffered edges by riviere/span, very mild rubbing to joints; early owner's notes on endpaper. London: Bogue, 1846

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BLAKE, WILLIAM. (Yeats, William Butler and Ellis, Edwin John, eds.) The Works of William Blake, Poetic, Symbolic and Critical.

Lot 12: BLAKE, WILLIAM. (Yeats, William Butler and Ellis, Edwin John, eds.) The Works of William Blake, Poetic, Symbolic and Critical.

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Description: BLAKE, WILLIAM. (Yeats, William Butler and Ellis, Edwin John, eds.) The Works of William Blake, Poetic, Symbolic and Critical. 3 volumes. Frontispieces, numerous illustrations and lithographed facsimiles, mostly in third volume. Partially unopened. Tall 8vo, original green cloth, spines and front covers elaborately decorated in pictorial gilt after designs by Blake, top edges gilt, others uncut, minor finger-soiling, spine tips slightly bumped. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1893

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BOWLES, PAUL. Collected Stories.

Lot 13: BOWLES, PAUL. Collected Stories.

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Description: BOWLES, PAUL. Collected Stories. Introduction by Gore Vidal. 8vo, original 1/4 decorative cloth over printed boards, by Earle Gray, publisher's acetate wrapper. first edition, limited deluxe issue, number 2 of 60 special copies signed by bowles and vidal./span A fine copy. Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1979

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BRADBURY, RAY. Fahrenheit 451.

Lot 14: BRADBURY, RAY. Fahrenheit 451.

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Description: BRADBURY, RAY. Fahrenheit 451. 8vo, red boards lettered in yellow, covers bright and clean with very minor rubbing to spine tips and corners; dust jacket, spine panel faded slightly, small nicks at corners, few minor short tears, unclipped; collector's custom cloth drop-back box. first edition./span Pringle 749-55. New York: Ballantine, (1953)

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BRAY, MRS. [ANNA ELIZA]. Life of Thomas Stothard, RA. With Personal Reminiscences.

Lot 15: BRAY, MRS. [ANNA ELIZA]. Life of Thomas Stothard, RA. With Personal Reminiscences.

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Description: BRAY, MRS. [ANNA ELIZA]. Life of Thomas Stothard, RA. With Personal Reminiscences. Extra-illustrated with 48 plates, including India-Proof portrait with facsimile signature below; in-text illustrations. 4to, contemporary full brown morocco blocked in gilt, spine tooled and lettered in gilt with floral motif, gilt dentelles, top edges gilt, by Riviere & Son; a few plate margins browned, pencil inscription on first blank. London: John Murray, 1851

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BRONTE, CHARLOTTE, ANNE, and EMILY. Novels of the Sisters Brontë.

Lot 16: BRONTE, CHARLOTTE, ANNE, and EMILY. Novels of the Sisters Brontë.

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Description: BRONTE, CHARLOTTE, ANNE, and EMILY. Novels of the Sisters Brontë. Edited by Temple Scott. 12 volumes. Half-titles and titles in red and black. Illustrated. 8vo, bound in 1/2 navy morocco, spines gilt, one volume with two small nicks and some rubbing to spine cap, top edges gilt (light dust-soiling). the thornton edition./span Edinburgh: John Grant, 1907

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BROWN, STERLING. Southern Road.

Lot 17: BROWN, STERLING. Southern Road.

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Description: BROWN, STERLING. Southern Road. Introduction by James Weldon Johnson. Brown's poems illustrated with woodcuts by E. Simms Campbell. 8vo, 1/4 silver-lettered red cloth over green boards; dust jacket, spine panel browned and ends chipped (not affecting lettering), few additional minor chips along edges and a faint stain on rear panel, front flap neatly detached along fold but present. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1932

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BUKOWSKI, CHARLES. Hot Water Music.

Lot 18: BUKOWSKI, CHARLES. Hot Water Music.

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Description: BUKOWSKI, CHARLES. Hot Water Music. 8vo, publisher's 1/4 striped cloth over printed paper boards, paper spine label; acetate jacket as issued, few light spots to top edges, else a fine copy, clean and bright. Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1983

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BUKOWSKI, CHARLES. War All the Time: Poems 1981-1984.

Lot 19: BUKOWSKI, CHARLES. War All the Time: Poems 1981-1984.

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Description: BUKOWSKI, CHARLES. War All the Time: Poems 1981-1984. 8vo, publisher's 1/4 striped cloth over printed paper boards, paper spine label; acetate jacket as issued, a superlative copy. Santa Barbara: Black Sparrow Press, 1984

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BURGESS, ANTHONY. [The Malayan Trilogy].

Lot 20: BURGESS, ANTHONY. [The Malayan Trilogy].

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Description: BURGESS, ANTHONY. [The Malayan Trilogy]. Together, 3 Signed and Inscribed First Editions. 8vo, original cloth or wrappers, dust jackets as issued; condition varies, see notes. London: Heinemann, vd

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BURNETT, W.R. Little Caesar.

Lot 21: BURNETT, W.R. Little Caesar.

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Description: THE O.G. BURNETT, W.R. Little Caesar. 8vo, original blue cloth lettered in yellow, publisher's device blind-stamped on front cover, faint rubbing to corners, spine tips very slightly bumped; original pictorial dust jacket with design by Irving Politzer, scattered creasing, small nicks at spine panel ends and fold corners, 2-inch closed tear at bottom of spine panel with residue of old cellotape repair on verso, restoration to top of front panel affecting most of first word in title, also touching the "C" and with color additions and overpainting, still a very presentable unclipped example; discreet bookseller's ticket at top of rear pastedown including original retail price, otherwise entirely free from any markings or foxing. New York: The Dial Press, 1929

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BURNEY, FRANCES. Works.

Lot 22: BURNEY, FRANCES. Works.

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Description: BURNEY, FRANCES. Works. 18 volumes. 12mo, uniformly bound 3/4 navy morocco, spines tooled in gilt in compartments, some damage with repairs to spines and hinges, overall joint wear, all edges gilt; housed in hinged wood box with metal clasp and handles, cracks and staining. Comprises: The Wanderer. 5 volumes. 1814 * Evelina. 3 volumes (front cover and flyleaves detached from vol. 1). Second edition. 1779 * Camilla. 5 volumes. 1796 * Cecilia. 5 volumes. 1782. first editions except where noted./span Should be seen. London, vd

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BURROUGHS, JOHN. The Writings.

Lot 23: BURROUGHS, JOHN. The Writings.

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Description: BURROUGHS, JOHN. The Writings. 23 volumes.Titles in green and black. Illustrated with photogravure plates, many hand-tinted. 8vo, 3/4 navy morocco gilt, spines tooled in gilt in compartments, top edges gilt, a few volumes with some slight rubbing to spine caps, corners bumped with light exposure on several volumes, overall a very attractive set. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1904-1922

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BURROUGHS, WILLIAM.  The Naked Lunch.

Lot 24: BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. The Naked Lunch.

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Description: INSCRIBED COPY BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. The Naked Lunch. 8vo, original green wrappers, trace of rubbing to spine foot; pictorial dust jacket after a design by Brion Gysin, small nicks or short splits to fold corners. Paris: The Olympia Press, (1959)

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BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. Small Group, including Signed First Editions.

Lot 25: BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. Small Group, including Signed First Editions.

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Description: BURROUGHS, WILLIAM. Small Group, including Signed First Editions. Various formats; dust jackets as called for; overall condition very good or better, few wrappered copies with some finger-soiling. Vp, vd

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CAIN, JAMES M. The Postman Always Rings Twice.

Lot 26: CAIN, JAMES M. The Postman Always Rings Twice.

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Description: CAIN, JAMES M. The Postman Always Rings Twice. 8vo, original orange cloth lettered and decorated in blue, scattered staining, overall finger-soiling, extremities rubbed; dust jacket, paper resorations to verso with a few small additional repairs to upper edges on recto, light tanning; front hinge cracked with first blank partially detached. first edition./span New York: Knopf, 1934

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CAPOTE, TRUMAN. In Cold Blood.

Lot 27: CAPOTE, TRUMAN. In Cold Blood.

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Description: CAPOTE, TRUMAN. In Cold Blood. 8vo, burgundy cloth stamped in gold and silver; dust jacket, very mild rubbing with small cellotape repair on verso of upper rear flap fold. first trade edition, first issue dust jacket, signed by capote/span (with 1/66 code on front flap and "Publishers of the American College Dictionary and the Modern Library" on rear flap). New York: Random House, (1965)

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CAPOTE, TRUMAN. Group of 4 First Editions.

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Description: CAPOTE, TRUMAN. Group of 4 First Editions. 8vo, publisher's cloth; dust jackets; condition generally very good. New York: Randon House, vd

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CARTER, NICK. [Various uncredited authors]. Large Group of Nick Carter Detective Story Issues.

Lot 29: CARTER, NICK. [Various uncredited authors]. Large Group of Nick Carter Detective Story Issues.

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Description: CARTER, NICK. [Various uncredited authors]. Large Group of Nick Carter Detective Story Issues. 132 of 157 total issued, including the first 36, and 59 of the first 61 to be published. Comprises: Numbers 1-36, 38-40, 42-61, 64, 66-68, 70-71, 73-74, 76, 80-83, 85, 87-94, 96-112, 114-130, 132-133, 136-148, and 156-157. 12mo, pictorial wrappers, stapled, tanned, occasional chipping with edges brittle. A fairly comprehensive run of the popular Nick Carter series. first edition./span Should be seen. New York: Street & Smith Publishers, 1891-1894

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CARVER, RAYMOND. Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?

Lot 30: CARVER, RAYMOND. Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?

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Description: CARVER, RAYMOND. Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? 8vo, publisher's 1/4 blue cloth, minor rubbing to spine ends; dust jacket, soft creasing along folds. New York: McGraw-Hill, (1976)

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CHANDLER, RAYMOND. Farewell, My Lovely.

Lot 31: CHANDLER, RAYMOND. Farewell, My Lovely.

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Description: CHANDLER, RAYMOND. Farewell, My Lovely. 8vo, original orange cloth, covers and spine lettered in blue, small stain at bottom edge of front cover, minor overall edgewear; dust jacket, scattered soiling, creased along folds and through center of spine panel, cellotape repairs on verso; usual discoloration to endpapers, occasional bleed to upper margins of text from topstain. New York: Knopf, 1940

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CHANDLER, RAYMOND. The Lady in the Lake.

Lot 32: CHANDLER, RAYMOND. The Lady in the Lake.

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Description: CHANDLER, RAYMOND. The Lady in the Lake. 8vo, original light green cloth lettered and decorated in dark green, covers soiled, spine tips frayed, corners bumped; dust jacket, few small chips along folds and at spine panel ends and fold corners, age-toning, heaviest to verso. New York: Knopf, 1943

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CHANDLER, RAYMOND. The Little Sister.

Lot 33: CHANDLER, RAYMOND. The Little Sister.

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Description: CHANDLER, RAYMOND. The Little Sister. 8vo, original red cloth, discoloration along board edges, ringstain on front cover; dust jacket, spine panel lightly faded, repairs and restoration to spine panel ends and flap corners, ringstain to front panel mostly evident on verso; housed in custom drop-back case. first english edition./span The fifth Philip Marlowe novel; preceeds the first American edition. London: Hamish Hamilton, (1949)

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CHANDLER, RAYMOND. Group of 3 First Editions.

Lot 34: CHANDLER, RAYMOND. Group of 3 First Editions.

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Description: CHANDLER, RAYMOND. Group of 3 First Editions. 8vo, publisher's cloth; dust jackets; condition very good. London; New York, vd

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CHEEVER, JOHN. The Uncollected Stories: 1930-1981.

Lot 35: CHEEVER, JOHN. The Uncollected Stories: 1930-1981.

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Description: SCARCE PROOF OF SUPPRESSED PUBLICATION CHEEVER, JOHN. The Uncollected Stories: 1930-1981. 534 pp. 8vo, publisher's printed wrappers, spine very lightly faded; Scott Meredith Literary Agency card mounted to verso of front wrapper, covers and contents clean. seldom seen uncorrected proofs of the suppressed cheever collection./span This posthumous collection of 68 stories was scuttled and never saw publication due to legal wrangling with Cheever's estate. Chicago: Academy Chicago Publishers, 1988

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CHESTERTON, G. K. Four Faultless Felons.

Lot 36: CHESTERTON, G. K. Four Faultless Felons.

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Description: CHESTERTON, G. K. Four Faultless Felons. 8vo, gilt-lettered black cloth, bright; original dust jacket, spine panel and folds slightly darkened, head of spine chipped just above lettering with reinforcement on verso, two additional reinforcements along bottom edge verso. first edition, first printing/span in the scarce dust jacket. Sullivan 83. London: Cassell, (1930)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Barrie, J.M. Peter and Wendy.

Lot 37: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Barrie, J.M. Peter and Wendy.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Barrie, J.M. Peter and Wendy. Illustrated frontispiece, title-page, and 11 further plates by F.D. Bedford. 8vo, original olive green cloth with pictorial gilt to front cover and spine, minimal rubbing to head of spine and corners; no internal markings or bookplates. first american edition./span New York: Scribner's (1911)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Baum, L. Frank. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

Lot 38: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Baum, L. Frank. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Baum, L. Frank. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. 24 color plates including pictorial title and over 100 text illustrations. 8vo, publisher's pictorial cloth with early professional restoration to spine and joints, corners rubbed with light exposure, scattered moderate soiling; hinges tape-repaired, scattered mild foxing and finger soiling. Chicago: George M. Hill, 1900

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

Lot 39: (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, spine uniformly darkened and slightly frayed at tips, rear joint rubbed with small area of fraying, few scattered stains to covers; dark green coated endpapers, Andrew Gaselle Lance armorial bookplate on front pastedown; custom matching red cloth drop-back case, minor wear. first edition, first issue,/span with "wade" for "wabe" on page 21. London: Macmillan, and Co., 1872

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Collodi, Carlo. The

Lot 40: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Collodi, Carlo. The "Pop-Up" Pinocchio.

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Description: BIRTH OF THE "POP-UP" BOOK (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Collodi, Carlo. The "Pop-Up" Pinocchio. 4 double-page colored pop-up illustrations, other illustrations in the text and pictorial endpapers by Harold Lentz. 4to, publisher's pictorial boards, mild shelf wear; dust jacket, overall slight tanning, some creasing with a few nicks, minor scattered soiling; last signature splitting, four functioning full-color pop-ups in very good condition. New York: Blue Ribbon Books, (1932)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Davies, Valentine. Miracle on 34th Street.

Lot 41: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Davies, Valentine. Miracle on 34th Street.

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Description: "MERRY CHRISTMAS IN JULY" (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Davies, Valentine. Miracle on 34th Street. Small 8vo, original silver-lettered brown buckram with blindstamped Santa device on front cover; pictorial dust jacket, corners clipped retaining price, spine panel dampstained mostly evident on verso, light edgewear; previous owner's overlapping blindstamps on lower front free endpaper and half-title. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, (1947)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) De Brunhoff, Jean. Group of 4 Babar books.

Lot 42: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) De Brunhoff, Jean. Group of 4 Babar books.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) De Brunhoff, Jean. Group of 4 Babar books. Illustrated by de Brunoff. Folio, cloth-backed boards, condition varies but with usual edgewear, covers scuffed. Paris: Éditions du Jardin des Modes of New York, vd

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Denslow, W.W. Denslow's Scarecrow and The Tin-Man.

Lot 43: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Denslow, W.W. Denslow's Scarecrow and The Tin-Man.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Denslow, W.W. Denslow's Scarecrow and The Tin-Man. Color illustrations by Denslow. [12] pages. Thin 4to, stapled pictorial wrappers, toned, few soil marks and light creases; faint usual offsetting and minor marginal soiling. First volume of Denslow's New Series of Picture Books For Children For 1904. first edition, first state/span, on stiff paper, series on rear cover, and no printer's imprint. Hanff & Greene 125; Greene and Hearn 33A. New York: G. W. Dillingham Co., 1904

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Disney Studios. The

Lot 44: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Disney Studios. The "Pop-up" Silly Symphonies containing Babes in the Woods and King Neptune.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Disney Studios. The "Pop-up" Silly Symphonies containing Babes in the Woods and King Neptune. Numerous illustrations and 4 double-page color pop-ups. 8vo, original color pictorial boards, only minor surface wear and lightly bumped tips; splits between several gatherings with glue residue between copyright and illustrations list, the Gretchen and Frantz pop-up has a small circular piece torn in gutter but does not appear to be a missing flap. first edition./span New York: Blue Ribbon Books, 1933

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) (Greenaway, Kate.) Harte, Bret. The Queen of the Pirate Isle.

Lot 45: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) (Greenaway, Kate.) Harte, Bret. The Queen of the Pirate Isle.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) (Greenaway, Kate.) Harte, Bret. The Queen of the Pirate Isle. First Edition, First Issue * Greenaway. Under the Window. First American Edition. Together, 2 works illustrated by Greenaway. 4to, pictorial boards as issued, spine ends a bit rubbed and a small piece of margin paper chipped from paper onlay on second title. Pirate Isle is Shuster & Engen binding 165, 1e. London, [1886]; (1878)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Lang, Andrew. The Blue Fairy Book.

Lot 46: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Lang, Andrew. The Blue Fairy Book.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Lang, Andrew. The Blue Fairy Book. Illustrated by H. J. Ford and G. P. Jacomb Hood. 4to, rebound in handsome blue morocco pictorially gilt with a witch riding through the sky, mimics the first publisher's cloth edition, gilt turn-ins and top edges, and silk moiré endpapers, by zaehnsdorf for e. joseph/span, a few areas lightly rubbed. number 6 of only 113 copies of the limited large paper edition./span London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1889

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Milne, A.A. The Christopher Robin Story Book.

Lot 47: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Milne, A.A. The Christopher Robin Story Book.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Milne, A.A. The Christopher Robin Story Book. Illustrated throughout by Ernest H. Shepard. 8vo, publisher's 1/2 green cloth and pictorial salmon paper-covered boards, spine label (chipped), scattered spotting and light rubbing along edges; scattered soiling and a few gentle splits between signatures. first limited edition. number 189 of 300 copies signed by milne and shepard./span New York, 1929

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Salten, Felix. Bambi.

Lot 48: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Salten, Felix. Bambi.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Salten, Felix. Bambi. Illustrated by Kurt Wiese. 8vo, publisher's green cloth stamped in gilt, spine sunned, scattered staining to covers; dust jacket, finger soiling, several old cellotape repairs on verso; old ownership inscription on margin of front free endpaper. first american edition,/span with the single page advertisement at end; in the scarce dust jacket. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1928

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Schulz, Charles. Peanuts.

Lot 49: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Schulz, Charles. Peanuts.

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Schulz, Charles. Peanuts. 8vo, original pictorial wrappers, stapled, very mild rubbing to spine tips, small ink stamp on front wrapper; offsetting to front flyleaf. New York: Rinehart & Co., (1952)

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(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Schulz, Charles. You're Out of Your Mind, Charlie Brown!

Lot 50: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Schulz, Charles. You're Out of Your Mind, Charlie Brown!

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Description: (CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) Schulz, Charles. You're Out of Your Mind, Charlie Brown! Oblong 8vo, original pictorial wrappers, stapled, light finger-soiling, backstrip slightly rubbed; pages tanned somewhat. first edition, inscribed/span on the half-title: "For Nancy - Charles Schulz." Scarce inscribed early Schulz volume. New York: Rinhart & Company, (1959)

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