Lot 330 of 502:
Henry Miller from New Directions  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$180
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Eight titles by Henry Miller published by New Direction

Author:
Miller, Henry

Place:
Norfolk

Publisher:
New Directions

Date:
Variuos dates

Description:

Includes:

  • Sunday After the War. 2nd edition. S&J A35b. [1945].
  • The Cosmological Eye. 4th edition. S&J A23d. [1946].
  • The Colossus of Maroussi. 4th edition (2nd American edition & 1st New Directions edition). S&J A26g. [1946].
  • The Wisdom of the Heart. 2nd edition. S&J A27c. [1946]
  • The Air-Conditioned Nightmare. 3rd edition (2nd American & 2nd New Directions edition), with 1st edition jacket (chipped at spine ends & corners). S&J A50c. [1948].
  • The Time of the Assassins. Clipped signature of Henry Miller from a check mounted on front pastedown. Cloth-backed boards, two rectangles cut from front board to reveal portions of illustration on front endpaper, no jacket, as issued. 2nd edition (1st New Directions edition). S&J A82b. [1956].
  • Stand Still Like the Hummingbird. Signed by Henry Miller on the front free endpaper. 1st edition. S&J A138a. [1962].
  • Just Wild About Harry. Signed by Henry Miller on the front free endpaper. 1st edition. S&J A144a. [1962].

Together, 8 volumes. Cloth &/or boards, dust jackets except as noted.

Provenance: The Robert [Bob] Young collection of Henry Miller, deaccessioned from a California institution.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some wear to jackets, mainly at extremities, most with offset to endpapers, generally very good.


 
Item number:
239916
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