“THE GREATEST INNOVATOR IN THE HISTORY OF AMERICAN FICTION”
FAULKNER, William. The Sound and the Fury. New York, 1929.
First edition of Faulkner’s masterpiece, in rare unrestored first-state dust jacket. $18,000.
“I HERE WITH PEN AND INK APPEND MY NAME”
WHITMAN, Walt. Leaves of Grass. [Camden, New Jersey, 1889].
One of only 300 copies of Leaves of Grass printed in commemoration of Whitman's 70th birthday, boldly signed by Whitman on the title page, with six portraits of Whitman, including the famous original mounted frontispiece photograph with a butterfly resting on his finger. $14,500.
HANDSOME GOLDEN COCKEREL EDITION OF CAESAR
CAESAR, Julius. Commentaries. London, 1951.
Limited Golden Cockerel Press edition of Caesar’s Gallic War and Civil War, number 70 of 70 copies (out of a total edition of 320 copies) signed by translator de Chair and illustrator Clifford Webb and specially bound for Golden Cockerel by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. $1400.