Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Daphne du Maurier. Rebecca. London: Victor Gollancz Limited, 1938. Special presentation edition, limited to 200 copies and issued one month prior to first trade edition. Octavo (7.75 x 5 inches; 196 x 128 mm.). 446, [2, blank] pages. Publisher's full black cloth, front and spine lettered in gilt. Original off-white dust jacket printed in magenta and black. All text block edges trimmed. Mild shelf wear at extremities of binding; slight wear along joints; a bit of rubbing to cloth with slight loss to gilt title at spine; bottom end of spine gently pushed; soft bumping to corners. Normal age toning to edges of text block with speckles of foxing, several bleeding into extreme margins of pages; some light scuffing, bumping and small gouges to edge of text block. Some light scattered foxing, mostly marginal, to first and last few leaves of text block; a handful of leaves with some soft creasing or dimpling from bumps to edge of text block. Mild rubbing and light soiling to exposed panels of jacket; handful of barely visible archival repairs along top and bottom edges of exposed panels and creases, including one approximately 3" long extending from rear flap fold into rear panel; tiny split starting along rear flap fold. A few spots of very faint foxing at verso. About near fine. Adapted several times for film, television and theater, beginning with Alfred Hitchcock's Academy Award-winning 1940 film version starring Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine. A Haycraft Queen Cornerstone.

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    16th Friday
    Auction Dates
    5th Thursday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    24 Days
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: N/A
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 271
    Auction Type
    Grand Format:  Heritage Live®:After Internet bidding closes, live bidding will take place through Your secret maximum bid placed prior to the live event will compete against the live bids. To maximize your chances of winning, enter realistic secret maximum bids on our site. Many of our proxy bidders are successful at winning lots in these auctions, and usually below their secret maximum. You can also place last minute bids directly with us by e-mailing or calling 1-866-835-3243. (Important note: Due to software and Internet latency, live bids may not register in time, so enter realistic proxy bids.)

    Grand Format Floor Sessions
    Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session. During the live auction event, bidding in person is encouraged, and Heritage Live includes streaming audio and often video during the event.

    Track Item