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"THE TEST OF WHETHER A BOOK IS ANY GOOD IS HOW MUCH GOOD STUFF YOU CAN REMOVE FROM IT"

HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Typed letter signed. Finca Vigia, Cuba, 29 September 1949.

Extraordinary typed and heavily annotated letter from Hemingway in Cuba to friend and fellow author and screenwriter Peter Viertel in Malibu, California, a long, lively letter discussing his writing progress, a proposed trip, hunting and shooting pigeons, drinking, baseball and a new whore in town, with over 150 words of additional notes written in the margins and on the verso of the second page in blue ink by Hemingway. Twice signed as 'Papa.'. $42,000.

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“PASSAGES OF UNEARTHLY BEAUTY”

JOYCE, James. Finnegans Wake. London and New York, 1939.

Signed limited first edition, American issue, of Joyce's "inscription on the walls of eternity," number 312 of only 310 large-paper copies for America (of a total edition of 435 copies) signed by Joyce in green ink. The copy of acclaimed Irish-American author Frank McCourt. $25,000.

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COMPLETE SET OF THE SIX SIGNED LIMITED AMERICAN EDITIONS OF YEATS' WORKS

YEATS, William Butler. Later Poems; Plays in Prose and Verse; Plays and Controversies; Essays; Early Poems and Stories; Autobiographies. New York, 1924-27. Six volumes.

Complete set of the six separately issued signed limited American editions of Yeats' poems, stories, plays, essays, and autobiographies, each volume one of only 250 copies signed by Yeats. An exceptional set, rarely found together and in such beautiful condition. $22,500.

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"YOURS UNTIL 'Z' IS FOR ZERO!"

GRAFTON, Sue. The Alphabet Series [A to Y]. New York, 1982-2017. Together, 26 volumes.

Full first edition set of Grafton’s popular Kinsey Millhone mysteries, each volume signed or inscribed by the author, with the first volume inscribed on the title page, "For M— K—- — Sue Grafton. Yours until 'Z' is for Zero!" $21,500.

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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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“THE FIRST FLIGHT OF A FINE WRITING TALENT”: SCARCE FIRST EDITION OF STEINBECK’S SECOND BOOK, PASTURES OF HEAVEN

STEINBECK, John. Pastures of Heaven. New York, 1932.

First edition, first issue, one of a scant 650 copies sold, of Steinbeck’s lyrical and incisive portrait of the verdant heart of California and its people—“points the way to most of his subsequent writing”—in scarce original dust jacket. $18,000.

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