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“YOU HAVE ALWAYS LOVED YOUR SON AND THINGS WITH US ALWAYS WILL BE WELL…”

LONDON, Jack. The Call of the Wild. New York and London, 1903.

First edition, first printing, of one of the most desirable copies in American literature, inscribed from Jack London to his mother within four days of publication, one of the earliest known inscriptions: “Dear Mother, You have always loved your son, and things with us always will be well. Jack. July 22, 1903,” in scarce original dust jacket. $89,000.

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ULYSSES, WITH EXTREMELY RARE INSCRIPTION BY JAMES JOYCE

JOYCE, James. Ulysses. Paris, 1924.

Fourth Shakespeare and Company printing of Ulysses, issued just two years after the first, inscribed on the front flyleaf, “To A.K. Griggs, James Joyce, Paris 16.vi.934.” With original wrappers bound in. Any copies of Ulysses inscribed by Joyce are extremely rare. $25,000.

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“THE VICTOR BELONGS TO THE SPOILS”: FIRST ISSUE OFFITZGERALD’S THE BEAUTIFUL AND DAMNED IN RARE DUST JACKET

FITZGERALD, F. Scott. The Beautiful and Damned. New York, 1922.

First edition, first issue, of Fitzgerald's scarce second novel, in first-issue dust jacket. $22,500.

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CONTRACT FOR THE MOTION PICTURE RIGHTS TO THE SOUND AND THE FURY, TWICE SIGNED AND TWICE INITIALED BY WILLIAM FAULKNER

FAULKNER, William. Contract signed. Beverly Hills, California, September 1, 1956.

Typed contract twice signed by Faulkner for the sale of the rights to film his masterpiece The Sound and the Fury to Twentieth Century-Fox for $35,000. Twice initialed by Faulkner near corrections. $21,000.

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“IF YOU REALLY WANT TO HEAR ABOUT IT…”: FIRST EDITION OF SALINGER'S CATCHER IN THE RYE

SALINGER, J.D. Catcher in the Rye. Boston, 1951.

First edition of Salinger's first book—the now-classic novel that defined the voice of young America for a generation—in first-issue dust jacket with photograph of the author on the back panel. $19,800.

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MOVIE CONTRACT SIGNED BY WILLIAM FAULKNER

FAULKNER, William. Contract signed. Beverly Hills, March 22, 1957.

Original typed movie contract between William Faulkner and 20th Century-Fox for the rights to The Sound and the Fury, signed by Faulkner. $18,500.

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“HUMPTYDUMP DUBLIN SQUEAKS THROUGH HIS NORSE HUMPTYDUMP DUBLIN HATH A HORRIBLE VORSE AND WITH ALL HIS KINKS ENGLISH PLUS HIS IRISMANX BROGUES HUMPTYDUMP DUBLIN’S GRANDADA OF ALL ROGUES”

JOYCE, James. Haveth Childers Everywhere. Paris and New York, 1930.

First edition, number 89 of only 100 signed copies on “Imperial Hand-Made Iridescent Japan” paper, out of a total edition of 685 copies. An exceptional copy. $18,000.

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