Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
San Francisco, CA, United States
DoneThu, Oct 6, 2016 6:00 PM GMT
Fine Literature - Books on Books
Over 450 lots of fine literature of 19th and 20th centuries, including many significant titles and authors. Highlights of the auction include signed first and collectable editions from Harper Lee, Ernest Hemingway, Kahlil Gibran, Cormac McCarthy, James Joyce, Dorothy Parker, Mark Twain, Zane Grey, D.H. Lawrence, Somerset Maugham, Roald Dahl, Jack London, Charles Bukowski and many others. We are pleased to include in this auction the Segur collection of books by Richard Brautigan, including his rare first book, several signed limited editions, and a large number of other important works by the poet. Following the literature section is a small but significant selection of Books about Books, including bibliographies of various fine presses, bookish memoirs from publishers, booksellers, and collectors, and much more.