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RARE BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS COLLECTED BY THE LATE A. EDWARD NEWTON Public Sale[.] Part One on April 16, 17 and 18[.] Part Two on May 14, 15 and 16 [.] Part Three Dates to be Announced By Order of E. Swift Newton and Brandon Barringer Executors

Newton A. Edward; Parke-Bernet]

Published by New York Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc. 1941, 1941
From Buddenbrooks, Inc. (Newburyport, MA, U.S.A.)

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First Edition, second printing. With reproductions of newspaper clips, manuscript letters, editorials, etc. 8vo, publisher’s original powder-blue paper boards lettered in dark blue on the upper cover and featuring a paste-down of Newton’s engraved bookplate within an embossed framed, in original glassine wrapper and in the original stiff paper folding chemise with metal clasps. 23 pp. The book near as mint, the glassine and case also well preserved with some light evidence of age. FIRST EDITION OF THE PROSPECTUS for one of the most famous book auctions of the 20th century. A notable entry in the gold age of bibliophiles, at the time of Newton’s death it was estimated that he had approximately 10,000 books in his collection, focusing on English and American literary works, the major part of which were auctioned by Parke-Bernet Galleries. Bookseller Inventory # 23700

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Publisher: New York Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc. 1941

Publication Date: 1941

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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