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“TO GUY WITH MUCH AFFECTION, ERNEST, PARIS, OCT 28, 1933”: EXCEEDINGLY RARE PRESENTATION/ASSOCIATION FIRST EDITION OF HEMINGWAY’S WINNER TAKE NOTHING, INSCRIBED AND DATED BY HIM IN PARIS THE DAY AFTER PUBLICATION, TO LONGTIME CLOSE FRIEND, JOURNALIST GUY HICKOK, WITH BOOKSELLER TICKET OF SYLVIA BEACH'S FAMED PARIS BOOK STORE, SHAKESPEARE AND COMPANY

HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Winner Take Nothing. New York, 1933.

First edition of Hemingway's famed collection of short stories, an especially rare presentation/association copy warmly inscribed by Hemingway in Paris the day after publication, to his close friend, Guy Hickok, bureau chief of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, "To Guy with much affection, Ernest, Paris, Oct 28, 1933." Also with the bookseller ticket of Sylvia Beach's famed Paris bookshop, Shakespeare and Company, where Hemingway saw the first copies of Winner Take Nothing, which had just been shipped over from Scribner's. $45,000.

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LOVELY FIRST EDITION OF SALINGER’S CLASSIC, REVIEW COPY,WITH UNRECORDED SALINGER BROADSIDE

SALINGER, J.D. Catcher in the Rye. Boston, 1951. First edition of Salinger’s first book, in first-issue dust jacket with photograph of Salinger on the back panel. With review slip and Salinger broadside laid in. A lovely copy. $39,500.

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RARE SIGNED AND DATED COPY OF JOYCE'S ULYSSES, POSSIBLY THE LAST SIGNED BY JOYCE

JOYCE, James. Ulysses. London, 1937.

First trade edition printed in England, inscribed on the half title: "James Joyce / Paris / 7 April 1939." $32,000.

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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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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. $21,000.00$14,700.00

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"THESE BOOKS ARE ALL SURVIVORS"

HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Sun Also Rises (German). Berlin, 1928.

First edition in German, Hemingway's own copy with his ownership signature on the front free endpaper, presentation copy additionally inscribed and signed by him on the title page, "For Frazer [sic] Bragg Drew wishing him good luck always, Ernest Hemingway. It's hard to keep books in decent condition in a country where they have hurricanes. These books are all survivors." $20,000.

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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. Beautiful and Damned. New York, 1922.

First edition, first issue, of Fitzgerald's scarce second novel in first-issue dust jacket, housed in a custom half-morocco clamshell box. $18,500.

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“THE BEST HISTORICAL NOVELS EVER WRITTEN”

O"BRIAN, Patrick. Complete Aubrey/Maturin Series. London, 1970-99. Twenty volumes.

Complete set of first editions of Patrick O’Brian’s enormously popular Aubrey/Maturin Saga. “Uniquely excellent” (Terry Teachout). $18,500.

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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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"TO DEAR OLD GRIGALORUMS"

WELLS, H.G. In the Days of the Comet. London, 1906.

First edition, second issue (as always), first state, presentation copy humorously inscribed by H.G. Wells to Richard Gregory, his close friend and scientific advisor, "To dear old Griggalorums. From H.G." $17,500.

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