Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
San Francisco, CA, United States
DoneThu, May 3, 2018 6:00 PM GMT
Fine Literature: The Fred Bennett Collection
Over 500 lots of important and interesting literature from the 17th to 21st centuries, from early poetry, plays and picaresque novels to avant garde and counterculture writings of modern times. Included are significant collections of George Sterling, Jack London, Robinson Jeffers, and their Bohemian circle; crime, mystery, and early sex novels by Lawrence Block, with original manuscripts; landmarks of 19th century literature by Charles Dickens, Anthony Trollope, James Fenimore Cooper, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and others; plus Saul Bellow, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Willa Cather, Joseph Conrad, T.S. Eliot, Graham Greene, Christopher Isherwood, Philip Levine, W. Somerset Maugham, Flannery O’Connor, Ezra Pound, Wallace Stegner, Robert Louis Stevenson, Mark Twain, and many others.