Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Jean M. Auel. Three "Earth's Children" Series First Editions, One Signed, including: The Clan of the Cave Bear; The Mammoth Hunters; The Plains of Passage. New York: Crown Publishers, Inc. [1980-1990]. First hardcover editions. Three octavo volumes. The Mammoth Hunters is signed "Jean M. Auel" on the title page.

    Quarter-bound with cloth spines (yellow, tan, and red, respectively) and paper (green, brown, tan) on boards. Gilt spine titles. Dust jackets. Overall fine. Chicago native Jean Marie Untinen Auel (b. 1936) is best known for her "Earth's Children" historical-fiction novels, which explore the interaction between Cro-Magnons and Neanderthals in prehistoric Europe. Clan of the Cave Bear, the first title in the series, was adapted for the screen by indie darling John Sayles in 1986. From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2008
    23rd Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 626

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    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
    Consign to the 2018 December 9 Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage has gone above and beyond my expectations in handling all of my transactions in a thoroughly professional manner. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone worldwide for the exemplary auction and valuation services they provide.
    Richard H.,
    Corsicana, TX
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 April 18 Historical Manuscripts Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    2018 April 18 Historical Manuscripts Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,015,299