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Franklin Library and Other Limited Edition Leather-bound Books, Including Signed Copies, Eleven Volumes

Auction:
2809T
Lot:
1058
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
Fine Wines - 2809T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 28, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Franklin Library and Other Limited Edition Leather-bound Books, Including Signed Copies, Eleven Volumes
Including signed copies of the following titles published by the Franklin Library between 1977 and 1979: Gerald Green's The Last Angry Man; Louis Auchincloss's The Rector of Justin; Arthur Koestler's Darkness at Noon; John Fowles's The French Lieutenant's Woman; John Kenneth Galbraith's The Affluent Society; Jean-Paul Sartre's Five Plays; Mary McCarthy's The Group; and Allen Drury's Advise and Consent; Peter Straub's The General's Wife, West Kingston, RI: Donald Grant, 1982, signed first edition; Richard Nixon's The Real War, New York: Warner Books, 1980, stated first edition, signed, in full leather; and a signed limited first edition of Henry Kissinger's Years of Upheaval, Boston: Little Brown, 1982, in the slipcase. (11)

Provenance: from the Estate of Stratford W. Carter, Boston, Massachusetts.
Estimate $200-300


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Franklin Library, Gerald Green, The Last Angry Man, Louis Auchincloss, Arthur Koestler, John Fowles, The French Lieutenant's Woman, Lieutenant, John Kenneth Galbraith, Affluent Society, Jean-Paul Sartre, Mary McCarthy, Allen Drury, Advise and Consent, Peter Straub, Richard Nixon, West Kingston, Donald Grant, Henry Kissinger, Massachusetts

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