Description

    A Superior Copy

    Kurt Vonnegut. Cat's Cradle. New York, Chicago, San Francisco: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [1963]. First edition, signed by Vonnegut on the title page. Octavo. [iv], 231, [232: blank], 233: about the author, [234-236: blank] pages. Publisher's green cloth with light blue paper covering fore-edge of front board, spine and front board lettered and stamped in blue and gilt, in original dust jacket. Housed in custom clamshell case. A touch of light fading to yellow green cloth at spine ends, a fine copy in fine dust jacket.

    One of 6000 copies printed. 1964 Hugo nominee. "A satire on the atomic age ... Razor-witted narrative." - Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-391. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-1200. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 40. Survey of Science Fiction Literature I, pp. 313-17. Pieratt, Huffman-klinkowitz, and Klinkowitz AE1.


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    6th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 262

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $200,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $200,000 and $2,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,000,000 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 May 11 Space Exploration - Dallas.

    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

    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