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3626T Marlborough
May 13, 2021 12:00 PM - May 25, 2021 07:00 PMCalender

Twenty Mostly First Edition Works of Modern Literature.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3626T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 13, 2021 12:00PM


Twenty Mostly First Edition Works of Modern Literature. Agee, James and Evan, Walker, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1960; Barth, John, Chimera, New York: Random House, 1972, stated first edition; Barth, John, The Friday Book, New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1948; Carmichael, Stokely and Hamilton, Charles V., Black Power, New York: Random House, 1967, stated first printing; Matthiessen, Peter, Under the Mountain Wall, New York: The Viking Press, 1962; Matthiessen, Peter, At Play in the Fields of the Lord, New York: Random House, 1965, stated first printing; Solzhenitsyn, Alexander, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1963; Updike, John, S., New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1988, stated first edition; Vonnegut, Kurt, Hocus Pocus, New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1990, first edition; Vonnegut, Kurt, Galapagos, New York: Delacorte Press, 1985, stated first trade edition; Vonnegut, Kurt, Palm Sunday, New York: Delacorte Press, 1981, stated first printing; Rechy, John, This Day's Death, New York: Grove Press, 1969, stated first printing; Exley, Frederick, Last Notes from Home, New York: Random House, 1988, stated first edition; Gordimer, Nadine, A Sport of Nature, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987, stated first edition; Gordimer, Nadine, The Conservationist, New York: The Viking Press, 1974; Wallant, Edward Lewis, The Pawnbroker, New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1961, stated first edition; White, E.B., Stuart Little, New York: Harper & Row, 1973; Strunk, William Jr., The Elements of Style, New York: The Macmillan Company, 1959, stated first printing; Conroy, Pat, The Prince of Tides, Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1986, first edition, Stone, Robert, Outerbridge Reach, New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1992, (all works with dust jackets in predominantly good condition, some with book jacket covers).
Estimate $800-1,200

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G.P. Putnam, Houghton Mifflin Company, Edward Lewis, Alexander, John, Charles V., Robert, James, Walker, Pat, Evan, Carmichael, Barth, William Jr., Frederick A. Praeger, Agee, Conroy, Solzhenitsyn, Stuart Little, Ivan Denisovich, Knopf, Exley, Updike, Rechy, Stokely, Strunk, Matthiessen, Nadine, Gordimer, Kurt, Vonnegut