Franklin Library Leather-bound Books, Including Eight Signed Copies, Twenty Volumes.
Signed books include: Leon Uris's Exodus, 1977, two copies; Alan Paton's Cry, the Beloved Country, 1978; Jean-Paul Sartre's Five Plays, 1978; Irving Stone's The Agony and the Ecstasy, 1977; Herman Wouk's The Caine Mutiny, 1977; Erskine Caldwell's God's Little Acre, 1979; and John Hersey's A Bell for Adano, 1978; unsigned books, all printed between 1974 and 1976 as part of a series of Pulitzer Prize winners and Franklin Library's 100 Greatest Books of All Time: Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind; Tales of Edgar Allan Poe; John Steinbeck's Grapes of Wrath; F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby; Chaucer's Canterbury Tales; Sinclair Lewis's Arrowsmith; Robert Penn Warren's All the King's Men; Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights; MacKinlay Kantor's Andersonville; Pearl Buck's The Good Earth; Virgil's Aeneid; and Plato's Republic; various sizes, all in full gilt leather, a.e.g., unread. (20)
Provenance: the Estate of Stratford W. Carter, Boston, Massachusetts.
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