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Roberts, Kenneth (1885-1957) Lot of Signed Books, First Editions, and Signed Notes.

Auction:
3176B
Lot:
232
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Roberts, Kenneth (1885-1957) Lot of Signed Books, First Editions, and Signed Notes. Including: three copies of Arundel, Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1930, stated first edition in dust jacket; a signed copy of the 1931 edition with dust jacket; and a copy of the 1985 facsimile edition in dust jacket and slipcase; Northwest Passage, Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1937, signed limited first edition in two volumes with original dust jackets and slipcase; and a copy of the first trade edition with dust jacket and original box, housed in custom clamshell box; Oliver Wiswell, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1940, signed limited edition two-volume set, in publisher's slipcase; [together with] two typed notes signed from 1937 and 1946 and two signed postcards from 1945 and 1954.
Estimate $400-600


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Doran & Co., Oliver Wiswell, Book design, Doubleday, Dust jacket, Edition, Publishing

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