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    Including Twenty-Five Signed First Editions

    [Franklin Library]. Lot of 119 Franklin Library Books. Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, [various dates]. 119 Franklin Library books, including twenty five signed first editions. 119 octavo volumes. Publisher's leather bindings, gilt (one volume, Bromfield's Early Autumn is a Record and Reference copy in cloth). Some general rubbing, dust to upper edges. Generally fine. From the collection of Donald Kaufmann.

    Some signed first editions include: Lincoln by Gore Vidal, New and Selected Poems 1923-1985 by Robert Penn Warren, The Call by John Hersey, The Anatomy Lesson by Philip Roth, The Book and the Brotherhood by Iris Murdoch, Bluebeard by Kurt Vonnegut, Timebends by Arthur Miller, and Hocus Pocus by Kurt Vonnegut.


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2016
    15th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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