Skip to main content
Go to accessibility options


    John Berendt. Two Copies of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. New York: Random House, [1994]. Unbound proof copy, signed and inscribed by the author and first edition, second printing, signed by the author. John Berendt. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. New York: Random House, [1994]. First edition, second printing. Signed by the author on the title page. Octavo. 388, [4, authors note, acknowledgements] pages. Publisher's green paper over boards stamped in metallic green, backed in black cloth, spine stamped in metallic green; original photographic dust jacket designed by Carol Carson. White endpapers. Dust jacket unclipped ($23.00). Internally bright and clean; small chip to margin of page 285, not affecting text. Fine.

    [Together with:] Unbound proof copy, signed and inscribed by the author to the title page, "For Tom Hulseberg - / This copy was to be my own copy. / John Berendt / Chicago / 6/3/95 / (Stolen Property!) / JB!" 11 x 8.5 inches, printed on recto only. Complete. Minor intermittent thumbsoiling and edgewear. Housed in original shipping box postmarked to the author; minor edgewear, damage from removed label, somewhat worn and soiled. Near fine proof copy with a good box.

    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    9th Thursday 1:50 pm CT
    Auction Dates
    9th-10th Thursday-Friday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    8 Days 13h 20m 1s
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: 8
    Page Views: 55

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 15% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    This lot is in: 2 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 45070-45226) - 2:00 PM Central Time, Thursday, December 9, 2021.
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 7 days before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

    Show All Session Information

    Show Auction Type Info

    Exhibition Viewing Times, Title Page, Floor Session and License Information

    Additional Location Info:
    Heritage Auctions
    2801 W. Airport Freeway
    Dallas, TX 75261

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping Sales Tax information

    Important information concerning Sales Tax and Resale Certificates. Learn More

    Terms and Conditions  |  Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments |  Glossary of Terms

    ** Lots bearing estimates and without Consignor Reserve shall open at Heritage Auctions' discretion (usually 25% to 60% of the low estimate).

    Opening Bid:
    Bid Protection
    w/ Buyer's Premium (BP) : $625.00 Minimum Next Bid: $500 ($625.00 w/ BP)
    Track Item