Philip Roth. Portnoy's Complaint.Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
Auction Preview: Preview items may not have yet been properly described or vetted, and items are posted as soon as they have a description or a picture. We are continuing to add and correct information as we approach the auction posting date, so check back here often and Contact us with any comments or suggestions.
DescriptionPhilip Roth. Portnoy's Complaint. New York: . First edition, inscribed.
More Information: Philip Roth. Portnoy's Complaint. New York: Random House, . First edition, trade issue, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To Amy B[--] / I learned everything / about "my / complaint" from / the Shakers. / Philip Roth," dated June 28, 1969. Octavo (8.25 x 5.625 inches; 210 x 143 mm.). [2, blank], [viii], 274, [1, blank], [1, about the author], [2, blank] pages. Publisher's dark blue cloth, spine and front board lettered in gilt; top edge stained red, others rough-trimmed; in the original dust jacket. Spine just barely askew; front board very gently splayed; spine ends and corners softly tapped; edges very faintly dulled. Dust jacket spine and front panels, as well as rear flap fold, lightly faded; series of tiny splashes to the front panel; very minor soiling; trace insignificant edgewear; tiny interior closed tear along the rear flap fold; machine-clipped, lacking the upper corner of the front flap, but the price is intact. Very good. From the James C. Seacrest Collection.
Sales Tax information | Terms and Conditions
Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments
Glossary of Terms
Grand Format: Heritage Live®:After Internet bidding closes, live bidding will take place through www.HA.com/Live. Your secret maximum bid placed prior to the live event will compete against the live bids. To maximize your chances of winning, enter realistic secret maximum bids on our site. Many of our proxy bidders are successful at winning lots in these auctions, and usually below their secret maximum. You can also place last minute bids directly with us by e-mailing Bid@HA.com or calling 1-866-835-3243. (Important note: Due to software and Internet latency, live bids may not register in time, so enter realistic proxy bids.)
Grand Format Floor Sessions
Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session. During the live auction event, bidding in person is encouraged, and Heritage Live includes streaming audio and often video during the event.