“WITH ALL GOOD WISHES, ERNEST HEMINGWAY”:
HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Old Man and the Sea. New York, 1952.
First edition of Hemingway's classic story of Santiago and his epic battle with the marlin and the sharks, inscribed by him to a favorite bookseller: "To Wendell Palmer with all good wishes Ernest Hemingway." An exceptionally lovely copy in original dust jacket. $34,000.
SIGNED LIMITED EDITION OF RACKHAM’S THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
(RACKHAM, Arthur) MOORE, Clement C. The Night Before Christmas. London, 1931.
Signed limited first edition, number 2 of only 275 copies printed for England (out of a total edition of 550 copies), with four color plates and 17 in-text line cuts, signed by Arthur Rackham, a lovely copy in publisher's vellum. $4500.
"AND THAT’S WHAT CHRISTMAS IS ALL ABOUT, CHARLIE BROWN"
SCHULZ, Charles M. A Charlie Brown Christmas. Cleveland and New York, 1965.
First edition of Charles Schulz' beloved classic, adapted from the perennial Christmas television favorite. $850.