Description

    James Lee Burke. Half of Paradise. Boston: 1965. First edition, signed.

    More Information: James Lee Burke. Half of Paradise. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1965. First edition, signed by the author on the half-title-page. Octavo. [viii], 312 pages. Publisher's brownish yellow cloth, front board lettered in brown, spine stamped in brown and lettered in white; top edge stained brown; in original dust jacket. Sizeable, but not structurally impairing, dampstain to all but board interiors, lightly fading the cloth with a slightly darker tidemark; corners very softly bumped. Top stain faded with two light streaks going across from dampstain; lower corners of front endpapers very lightly browned with dampstain; small square of faint offsetting to upper portion of front free endpaper; rear free endpaper with some very light cockling at upper edge. Dust jacket with extensive dampstaining as well, covering all but interior of front and rear panels, predominately visible on verso, rear panel and flaps; some discoloration to lighter portions of front and spine panels; triangular bruise to lower portion of front panel near joint fold. A good, sound copy with a singular intrusive, but not compromising, fault. The author's debut novel. From the KoKo Collection.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books - Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2017
    14th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 115

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $250,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $250,000 and $2,500,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,500,000 per lot.

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

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    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
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 March 7 Books Signature Auction Books - New York .

    Learn about consigning with us

    This was my first time dealing with an auction house, and I am 100% completely impressed with Heritage. There is not an aspect of this process that I have a critique for.
    Darryl S.,
    Stuart, FL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 10 Space Exploration - Dallas
    2017 November 10 Space Exploration - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $852,131