Spring 2022 Catalogue

New Acquisitions Spring 2022 – 32 – Bauman Rare Books First Edition Of One Of The Rarest Of American Classic 36. LEE, Harper. To Kill a Mockingbird. Philadelphia and New York, 1960. Octavo, original half green cloth, dust jacket. $17,500. First edition, first printing, of Harper Lee’s masterpiece, in rare first-issue dust jacket. Harper Lee’s portrayal of life in a small Alabama town captured the essence of the South at one of its most trying times. To Kill a Mockingbird became an immediate bestseller and won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. First printing, without listing of subsequent impressions, in first-issue dust jacket with photo of Lee by Truman Capote on back panel. Owner signature. Book very nearly fine, unrestored dust jacket extremely good with light wear mainly and vertical crease to spine. A scarce and collectible copy. “I think there's just one kind of folks. Folks.”