Rare Book Monthly

Articles - September - 2011 Issue

Trifecta in Beverly Hills


James Joyce: Ulysses

37076  Garth Williams. Original painting and preliminary sketches for the dust jacket design of The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden, 1960. Original painting in ink and watercolor/gouache on stiff paper, measuring approximately 10.875 x 6.875 inches.




37080  Aesop. Vita et Fabellae Aesopi...Gabriae Fabellae...Collectio Proverbiorum Tarrhaei &c.[Venice]: Aldus Manutius, [1505]. First Aldine edition, in Greek only.




37087  Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. The History of the Valorous and Witty Knight Errant, Don Quixote of the Mancha. Written in Spanish by Michael Cervantes: and now Translated into English.London: Edward Blount, 1620. First volume, second edition; second volume, first edition.




37088  Raymond Chandler. The Big Sleep. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1939. First edition, first printing, of the author's first book.




37105  Ernest Hemingway. For Whom the Bell Tolls. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed by Hemingway on the front free endpaper: "For Popsie and Frankie / Steinhart [Hemingway's neighbors in Havana] from their friend / and neighbor this copy of the 15 / original edition copies of this book / Best always / Ernest Hemingway."




37133  William Shakespeare. Poems Written by Wil. Shakespeare. Gent. Printed at London by Tho. Cotes, and are to be sold by John Benson, dwelling in St. Dunstans Church-yard, 1640. First edition.


These auctions, with images, are searchable in AE’s upcoming auctions as well as on the Heritage website:  www.ha.com

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