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Sat, Oct 7, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 621

Grouping of 6 Signed Limited Edition Books, Joseph Heller, Malamud

Estimate: $300 - $350

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SIXTY STORIES by Donald Barthelme, New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1981. Released simultaneously with the trade hardcover, this Limited Edition of 500 copies is signed by Barthelme on limitation page, this being #24. Octavo. 457 pp. Maroon cloth boards stamped in silver, in publisher's maroon slipcase. FRANKY FURBO by William Wharton, Henry Holt & Company, New York, 1989. Hardcover Limited Edition of 250, this being #155, signed on limitation page. Octavo 228 pp. Blue cloth gilt stamped boards, in original DJ with acetate cover. Note: William Wharton (1925-2008) was the pen name of painter Albert William Du Aime, and is best known for his first novel BIRDY (1978). GOD'S GRACE by Bernard Malamud, Farrar Straus and Giroux, New York, 1982, Hardcover Limited Edition, #6 of 300 copies signed by Malamud on limitation page, which was inadvertently inserted by the publisher upside down in the rear of the book. 223 pp, green cloth boards, housed in publisher's green slipcase. THE STORIES OF BERNARD MALAMUD by Bernard Malamud, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1983, Hardcover Limited Edition, #41 of 300 copies signed by Malamud on limitation page, octavo 350 pp, navy and green boards w/ gilt stamped spine, housed in publisher's beige and blue slipcase. GOOD AS GOLD by Joseph Heller, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1976, Hardcover Limited Edition, #273 of 500 copies, signed by Heller on limitation page, octavo 447 pp, dark blue cloth boards with white stars, in acetate cover, in publisher's yellow slipcase. GOD KNOWS by Joseph Heller, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1984, Hardcover Limited Edition, #314 of 350 copies, signed by Heller on limitation page, octavo 353 pp, white cloth and rainbow iridescent papered boards with limited paper DJ, housed in publisher's papered slipcase. Largest book 10" H x 6 3/4" W x 2" D.


SIXTY STORIES: Fine in Fine slipcase; FRANKY FURBO: Fine in Fine DJ; GOD'S GRACE: Fine in VG slipcase, case has price sticker on rear; STORIES: As New, slight publisher's glue residue front cover; GOOD AS GOLD: Fine, slipcase with slight wear to corners; GOD KNOWS: Very Good with slight soil/scuffs to boards, DJ with two 1/4" tone spots to spine.

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