BOLDLY INSCRIBED BY DALÍ WITH AN ORIGINAL SKETCH OF A SHOOTING STAR
DALÍ, Salvador. Diners de Gala. New York, 1973.
Desirable first edition of this extravagant, lavishly illustrated cookbook created by Dalí in honor of his wife Gala, an exceptional copy boldly inscribed in black felt pen by Dalí across two pages preceding title page to "Josefine," with his sketch of shooting star above his name, "Dalí, 1975." $13,500.
HELLER’S ANTI-WAR PLAY, WE BOMBED IN NEW HAVEN, INSCRIBED FIRST EDITION, TOGETHER WITH A LENGTHY TYPED LETTER SIGNED BY HELLER DISCUSSING THE COMPOSITION OF CATCH-22, AND A LATER AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY HELLER TO THE SAME RECIPIENT
HELLER, Joseph. We Bombed in New Haven. WITH: Autograph and typed letters signed, discussing Catch-22. New York, 1968.
First edition of Heller’s anti-war play produced during the Vietnam war, inscribed by him, “To Walter —-, With admiration and sincere good wishes.” Heller sent this inscribed book to the recipient after he had written to Heller praising Catch-22 and implying that it was an inspiration for his decision to move to Canada to dodge the U.S. military draft. With a lengthy typed letter signed by Heller from 1969 to the recipient praising him for his courage and discussing the composition of Catch-22, as well as an autograph letter signed from 1999 to the same recipient. $7800.
"PARIS IS A MOVEABLE FEAST"
HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Moveable Feast. New York, 1964.
First edition of Hemingway's celebration of Paris, with eight pages of black-and-white photographic illustrations. $750.