Description: 12mo (168 x 115mm.), FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, NUMBER 164 OF 199 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, printed in red and black, original gold cloth-backed patterned boards of gilt and orange, uncut, publisher's Christmas sentiment advertising Of Mice and Men loosely inserted, acetate, collector's quarter green morocco clamshell box
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, when appropriate.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Literature: Goldstone and Payne A6a
Provenance: Kenyon Starling (1905-1983), Dayton, Ohio, business man and book collector, book-label affixed to box
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