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Sealed-Bid Auction

A sealed-bid auction of the books listed below will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 AM on the first day of the sale. There will be no previous viewing of these books. They may be seen from the Sale’s opening at the table marked Sealed Bids.

Bid forms will be found and are to be submitted at the Sealed Bids table. No bid will be accepted after 11:00 AM. In case of bids of identical amounts for the same book, the bid submitted earliest will be preferred. The identities of winning bidders will be made known at the Sealed Bids table as soon after 11:00 AM as the bids have been collated, usually before noon. Bidders unable to wait for the auction’s conclusion may arrange for books on which their bids are successful to be mailed. No discounts apply to books bought at auction.

Books to be Sold by Sealed Bids 2018

Daniels, George.
THE ART OF BREGUET.
London : Sotheby’s Publications, 1986.
3rd impression.
minimum bid: $75.00

McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885.
MCCLELLAN’S OWN STORY : THE WAR FOR THE UNION.
New York : Charles L. Webster, 1886.
Publisher’s dummy.
minimum bid $50.00

Oliver, Chad, 1928-1993.
MISTS OF DAWN.
Philadelphia : John C. Winston, 1952.
1st. edition, with dust jacket.
minimum bid: $50.00

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
SHAKESPEARE’S TRAGEDY OF HAMLET.
East Aurora, NY : Roycroft Shop, 1902.
minimum bid: $50.00

Shurtleff, Nathaniel B. (Nathaniel Bradstreet), 1810-1874.
MEMORIAL OF THE INAUGURATION OF THE STATUE OF FRANKLIN.
Boston : Prepared and printed by authority of the City council, 1857.
“Brief and Comprehensive Life” broadside, laid in, with interesting printer’s error.
minimum bid: $50.00


Smollett, T. (Tobias), 1721-1771.
TRAVELS THROUGH FRANCE AND ITALY.
London : R. Baldwin, 1766.
2 volumes.
minimum bid $50.00

Highlights for the “Specials” Table

En Français
Bofa, Gus.
LE CHEMIN DE L’ASCETISME.
Paris : Marval, 1983.
$35.00


Black Interest
Graham, Lynda.
PINKY MARIE : THE STORY OF HER ADVENTURE WITH THE SEVEN BLUEBIRDS.
Akron, Ohio : Saalfield, [1939].
$15.00


Basis for 1934 & 1959 Movies
Hurst, Fannie, 1889-1968.
IMITATION OF LIFE.
New York : Harper & Brothers, 1933.
1st edition, lacking dust jacket.
$15.00


‘Frankly, Scarlet… ‘
Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949.
GONE WITH THE WIND / Margaret Mitchell.
New York : Macmillan, 1936.
June 1936 printing with 2nd state dust jacket.
$20.00


"All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others."
Orwell, George, 1903-1950.
ANIMAL FARM.
New York : Harcourt, Brace, and Co. 1946.
Book Club edition.
$20.00

Printed at the Curwen Press, with Introduction by Aldous Huxley
Simon, Oliver, 1895-1956.
PRINTING OF TO-DAY.
London : Peter Davies Limited ; New York : Harper and Brothers, 1928.
1st American edition, with dust jacket.
$40.00


'I really must do something nice for Doc.'
Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.
CANNERY ROW.
New York : Viking, 1945.
1st edition, 2nd state, with dust jacket.
$25.00


‘The jewels of sorrow shall last beyond all common measure.’
Thurber, James, 1894-1961.
The 13 CLOCKS.
New York : Simon and Shuster, 1950.
$15.00


‘Dear Theo …’
Van Gogh, Vincent, 1853-1890.
Complete Letters of Vincent Van Vogh.
Boston : Little, Brown and Co., 2000.
Bulfinch Press book, 3rd edition.
$60 for set


Insomnia
Young, Edward, 1683-1765.
The Complaint, or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality.
New York : Sage & Thompson, 1805.
$40.00


Abundance Indeed!
Zorach, Rebecca, 1969-
BLOOD, MILK, INK, GOLD : ABUNDANCE AND EXCESS IN THE FRENCH RENAISSANCE.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2005.
Near fine with dust jacket.
$40.00

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