Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Alan Amos, pseudonym [Kathleen Moore Knight]. Two copies of Pray for a Miracle. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1941. First editions. One copy in paper wrappers likely an advance or proof copy. Pray for a Miracle. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1941. First edition. Octavo. 297 pp. Publisher's light blue cloth with red-lettered spine; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor edgewear, head and foot of spine just pushed, dampstain to lower corner of front board. Small dampstain to front pastedown, small ink initials to rear pastedown. Internally clean; fore edge untrimmed, top edge slightly darkened. Dust jacket unclipped ($2.00); minor edgewear, chipping to foot of spine panel, spine sunned, some soiling on back panel, somewhat rubbed, colors still bright, minor dampstaining on verso. Very good book with very good dust jacket.

    Another copy. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1941. First edition, stated. Octavo. 297 pp. Publisher's illustrated color wrappers. Moderate edgewear, chipping to head and foot of spine, spine sunned and creased, corners slightly rounded, 1-inch tear to front panel, dampstain and chipping with color bleed to lower edge of rear panel and text block. Ink stamp to front free endpaper recto, minor dampstaining to front hinge. Internally generally clean; publisher's ink stamp to front blank recto, minor intermittent dampstaining, top edge slightly foxed, fore edge untrimmed. Good.

    Bleiler (1948), p. 21.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2020
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 15
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 273

    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 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    Sold on Oct 16, 2020 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item
    Coming soon:

    Luxury Real Estate
    Opens about 07/23/2021

    Comics & Comic Art
    Opens about 09/27/2021

    Luxury Real Estate
    Opens about 08/06/2021

    Jewelry & Timepieces
    Opens about 09/24/2021

    Photography
    Opens about 09/22/2021

    Decorative Art
    Opens about 09/23/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 09/28/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 09/28/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 09/29/2021

    US Coins
    Opens about 09/20/2021

    Currency
    Opens about 10/04/2021

    Western & Texas Art
    Opens about 10/01/2021

    Sports Collectibles
    Opens about 10/01/2021

    US Coins
    Opens about 09/24/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 10/05/2021

    Decorative Art
    Opens about 10/07/2021

    World & Ancient Coins
    Opens about 10/04/2021

    Comics & Comic Art
    Opens about 09/30/2021

    Comics & Comic Art
    Opens about 10/11/2021

    Decorative Art
    Opens about 10/08/2021

    US Coins
    Opens about 10/01/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 10/13/2021

    Comics & Comic Art
    Opens about 10/07/2021

    US Coins
    Opens about 10/04/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 10/15/2021

    Entertainment
    Opens about 10/18/2021

    Jewelry & Timepieces
    Opens about 10/22/2021

    Manuscripts
    Opens about 10/18/2021

    Comics & Comic Art
    Opens about 10/18/2021

    Entertainment
    Opens about 10/18/2021

    Musical Instruments
    Opens about 10/12/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 10/19/2021

    Photography
    Opens about 10/20/2021

    US Coins
    Opens about 10/22/2021

    Decorative Art
    Opens about 10/21/2021

    Comics & Comic Art
    Opens about 10/14/2021

    US Coins
    Opens about 10/11/2021

    Space
    Opens about 10/25/2021

    World & Ancient Coins
    Opens about 10/17/2021

    Currency
    Opens about 10/18/2021

    Silver
    Opens about 10/26/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 10/26/2021

    Jewelry & Timepieces
    Opens about 10/18/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 10/27/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 10/27/2021

    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
    Only 22 days left to consign to the 2021 December 9 - 10 Books Signature® Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thanks a million for getting approval to sell my Civil War Hospital Death Ledger! You made them AND ME , a nice profit. You are the best!
    Ed W.,
    Mount Vernon, OH
    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