Lot 169 of 222:
Henry Miller's Insomnia with original signed lithograph  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$192
Estimate:
$250 - $350

Title:
Insomnia or The Devil at Large
Author:
Miller, Henry
Place:
Garden City, New York
Publisher:
Doubleday & Company, Inc.
Date:
1974
Description:

Quarto. Full black morocco binding, with gilt stamping. Housed in the publisher's black cloth slipcase. First edition, #90 of 100 copies in English signed by Miller and accompanied by an original lithograph signed and dated by Miller. The lithograph was limited to 150 numbered copies, 50 of which were included with the limited French-language edition of this work.

The irrepressible Miller's confessional record of his year-long infatuation, at the age of 75, with a 25-year-old Japanese singer named Hoki Tokuda who worked in a Hollywood piano bar.

Donated by johnson rare books & archives, Covina, CA in memory of William Dailey.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
A fine copy.
 
Item number:
270018
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