FIRST ISSUE OF THE GREAT GATSBY IN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE UNRESTORED ORIGINAL DUST JACKET
FITZGERALD, F. Scott. The Great Gatsby. New York, 1925.
First edition, first issue, in the very rare first-issue dust jacket, of one of the most important and sought-after classics of modern literature. An exceptional copy of this great rarity, fine in an exceptionally lovely and entirely unrestored dust jacket. $278,000.
EXCEPTIONALLY RARE SIGNED LIMITED FIRST ENGLISH EDITION OF JOYCE’S ULYSSES, ONE OF ONLY 100 DELUXE COPIES SPECIALLY BOUND IN FULL VELLUM-GILT AND SIGNED BY JOYCE
JOYCE, James. Ulysses. London, 1936.
Signed limited first English edition, number 85 of only 100 deluxe copies (out of a total edition of 1000 copies) signed by James Joyce, printed on mould-made paper, and beautifully bound in full cream calf vellum featuring gilt-stamped Homeric bows on both covers designed by Eric Gill, uncut and entirely unopened in the scarce original slipcase. A fine copy, exceptionally rare and desirable. $42,000.
FINE 1863 ABRAHAM LINCOLN AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED AS PRESIDENT DURING THE CIVIL WAR TO MAJOR GENERAL DANIEL BUTTERFIELD
LINCOLN, Abraham. Autograph note signed "A. Lincoln" Washington, May 11, 1863.
Fine Abraham Lincoln autograph note signed, penned entirely by Lincoln while President at a critical moment during the Civil War. Following a Union loss at Chancellorsville, President Lincoln requests from General Joseph Hooker's chief of staff, Major General Daniel Butterfield, additional details regarding the President's personal visit to northern Virginia only a few days after the defeat. $20,000.