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Falls Church, VA, United States
DoneThu, Nov 17, 2005 10:30 PM GMT

Quinn's & Waverly Auctions Winter 2005 Sales

This session [Sale #212] of the Quinn's & Waverly Auctions Winter 2005 Sales focuses on First Editions, Signed & Limited Editions, Americana, Autographs & Manuscripts, Fine Bindings, Art Books, and Varia.

American and English authors represented in the sale include Lawrence Block, Willa Cather [signed, limited edition], Mark Twain, Charles Dickens, John Dunning, William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Joseph Heller, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce [including a signed, limited edition of Finnegan's Wake], Ken Kesey [signed], John Steinbeck, Eudora Welty, and W. B. Yeats [signed, limited edition].

Also included are several signifant documents pertaining to George Washington and his estate at Mount Vernon, including an indenture signed by George Mason, the father of the American Bill of Rights.

There are several lots of fine bindings executed by the bindery of French master craftsman Georges Levitzky, and numerous lots of modern decorative bindings, including publications of the Franklin Library.

Rounding out the sale are a cornucopia of fine books in many fields, including an early printing of Euclid, published in 1572.

Following the sale, there will be dozens of shelf lots offered only to bidders in attandance.