SIGNED BY MARK TWAIN, AND WITH A SIGNED AUTOGRAPH CALLING CARD :AUTOGRAPH EDITION OF TWAIN’S WRITINGS, ONE OF ONLY 512 SETS,VERY HANDSOMELY BOUND, WITH SALESMAN’S SAMPLE VOLUME
TWAIN, Mark. Writings of Mark Twain. Hartford, 1899-1907. Twenty-three volumes.
Limited autograph Edition, an out-of-series copy (marked with a star), one of only 512 copies signed on limitation leaf “S.L. Clemens (Mark Twain).” This set also signed by Charles Dudley Warner and Twain scholar Brander Matthews. A splendid set in fine condition, with a scarce salesman’s sample volume and a calling card inscribed and signed by Twain, in distinguished full morocco-gilt binding by Haddon. $39,000.
BEAUTIFULLY BOUND AND ILLUSTRATED WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE
SHAKESPEARE, William. Works of Shakespeare. London, 1899. Twelve volumes.
Fine set of the "Larger Temple Shakespeare," number 5 of only 175 sets printed on handmade paper, beautifully illustrated with 40 full-page plates (30 hand-tinted), and copious in-text line cuts. $7500.
“ABOUT 7:40 A.M. THE MOTOR WAS STARTED AND AT 7:52 I TOOK OFF ON THE FLIGHT FOR PARIS…”
(LINDBERGH, Charles A.) G.P. PUTNAM’S SONS. We (Salesman’s Dummy). New York, 1927.
Scarce salesman’s dummy of Lindbergh’s autobiography, illustrated with 33 plates of photographs. $600.