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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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INSCRIBED BY HEMINGWAY AND MARTHA GELLHORN TO WAR JOURNALIST ROBERT GROS

HEMINGWAY, Ernest. For Whom the Bell Tolls. New York, 1940.

First edition of this classic Hemingway novel, in first-issue dust jacket, inscribed by Hemingway to a noted wartime journalist, "To Robert Gross with all best wishes, Ernest Hemingway." Hemingway has crossed out the second "s" in Gros' name and initialed the change by writing above it, "No S EH." After Heminway's inscription, his wife—and the dedicatee of the work—has added "and Martha Gellhorn." $22,000.

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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.

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INSCRIBED BY GRAHAM GREENE TO FILM AND THEATER CRITIC CLIVE HIRSCHHORN

GREENE, Graham. Power and the Glory. London and Toronto, 1940.

First edition of Greene’s masterpiece, one of only 3500 copies published, inscribed on the title page to famous respected journalist and film and theater critic Clive Hirschhorn, wildly known for his massive collection of modern first editions: “For Clive from Graham Greene,” in scarce original dust jacket. $20,000.

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