Magnificient Collection of Rare Books, First Editions 1939
A MAGNIFICENT COLLECTION OF RARE BOOKS, FIRST EDITION, AUTOGRAPHS, MANUSCRIPTS. By order of Louis H. Bloch and S. H. Braunstone, Attorneys, New York City AMERICAN COMMITTEE FOR CHRISTIAN REFUGEES and JEWISH REFUGEES COMMITTEE New York City will benefit in the proceeds from this sale, To be sold Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings December 5th, 6th, and 7th, 1939 at Steinway Hall, New York City. Published by New York Book And Art Auction Co., New York City, N.Y., 1939.
First edition. 934 lots of Americana, Presidents correspondence, and American and English literature; auction to benefit refugees at the outset of the second world war. Cover title: Magnificent collection of rare books, first editions, autographs, manuscripts. "Remarkable collection of presentation copies from celebrated authors, first editions of masterpieces of American, English and French literature, sumptuously bound books, extra-illustrated volumes and sets, rare and valuable autograph letters and documents signed and original manuscripts. Including the most important Byron Association item in existence; the finest and most complete collection to appear at public sale of autograph letters and documents signed by the Presidents of the United States and their Cabinets from George Washington to Franklin Delano Roosevelt, inclusive. By order of Louis H. Bloch and S. H. Braunstone, attorneys, New York City, in conjunction with American Committee for Christian Refugees and Jewish Refugees Committee, New York City. To be sold Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, December 5th, 6th and 7th, 1939 at 8 'o clock at Steinway Hall, 111 West 57th Street, New York City."
Rare book catalog. Secure binding with clean pages and light cover edge wear. 10 x 7 with 269 pp. Mark across the O'CLOCK time on cover.