Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Eudora Welty. Three First Editions, including: Delta Wedding. [1946]. [and:] The Bride of the Innisfallen. [1955]. [and:] The Optimist's Daughter. [1972]. All near fine or better in dust jackets.

    More Information:

    This lot includes: Delta Wedding. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1946]. First edition. Octavo. 247 pages. Publisher's purple-stamped tan cloth; top edge stained purple. Illustrated endpapers. Near fine in lightly rubbed dust jacket. [and:] The Bride of the Innisfallen. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1955]. First edition. Octavo. 207 pages. Publisher's silver-stamped green cloth over blue and green patterned paper boards. Pages lightly toned. Near fine in lightly toned dust jacket. [and:] The Optimist's Daughter. New York: Random House, [1972]. First edition. Octavo. 180 pages. Publisher's gilt-stamped cream cloth; top edge stained brown. Orange endpapers. Fine in dust jacket. Won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2010
    8th-9th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 505

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold on Jun 9, 2010 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 43 days left to consign to the 2021 November 7 Guitars and Musical Instruments Signature Auction!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I don’t often do testimonials but in this case I felt truly obligated to thank Heritage Auctions for the extremely professional job your organization did for me.
    Charlie K.,
    Pittsburgh, PA
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search