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Type Live Webcast Auction
Price Realized 1,045.50 USD
Date Sold 2/27/2020


Lot # 215a
Estimate 200.00 - 400.00 USD
Group - Category Books - Antiquarian & Collectible
Lead John and Elaine Steinbeck's Personal Books
Description
The Importance of Wearing Clothes by Lawrence Lagner "To John Steinbeck-whose interest in the book when half written encouraged me to complete it. And to Elaine Steinbeck with love to you both Lawrence Lagner Nov 5/ 1959". The Liberal Hour by John Kenneth Galbraith "To John and Elaine Steinbeck with ...John Galbraith Cambridge 1960". Felice Anno Nuovo 1965 by Dorthy and Truman Dodson "to John and Elaine just sending something home to roost to jog your memory- bless you both and the best of everything - T". A book on Greek Iconography in Greek dated 1963. Lysistrata translation by Dudley Fitts The Antigone of Sophocles translated by Dudley Fitts and Robert Fitzgerald Excavations at Ur by Sir Leonard Woolley The White Nile by Alan Moorehead Words From the Myths by Isaac Asimov Present Day Italian by Joseph Louis Russo The Short Novels of Dostoevsky translated by Constance Garnett. With Tortilla Flat book cover flat as a book mark. Pagan Spain by Richard Wright Cassell's French-English English-French Dictionary "Elaine Steinbeck Paris 1954". Notre Dame of Paris by Allan Temko "Elaine Steinbeck" Rainbow by Wanda Wassilewska "Wanda Wassilewska Kiev , XI. 63". Hebrew-English New Testament "Saul-Katz Tel Aviv T. Shimshon Str. Israel 3.11.1966". The New English Bible Oxford University Press The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran with Mr. Zachary Scott bookplate Five Plays of Federico Garcia Lorca Mr. Zachary Scott bookplate "For Elaine- Who remembers when this book was only an idea...". The Nature of Things by Lucretius The Magic Mountain by Thomas Mann with Zachary Scott bookplate The Way Things Work An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Technology Of Time and the River by Thomas Wolfe with Zack Scott bookplate. The Chief European Dramatist by Brander Matthews with Zack Scott bookplate Eleven Plays by Henrick Ibsen with Zack Scott bookplate Saint Joan by Bernard Shaw with Zack Scott bookplate Texas by Stanley Walker The Cherry Orchard and Other Plays by Anton Chekhov with Zack Scott bookplate Appointment in Samarra by John O'Hara with Zack Scott bookplate "Dear ...Here's your Oscar...". Androcles and the Lion Overruled by Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw with Zack Scott bookplate Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham with Mr. Zachary Scott bookplate Arms and Armor of the Western World by Thomas, Gamber and Schedelmann Toulouse Lautrec by Jacques Lassaigne with Mr. Zachary Scott bookplate The Stones of Florence by Mary McCarthy "Merry Christmas to the Best !1959". Ancient News in Modern Form Chronicles News of the Past. 2 Copies Greek book with architectural prints Provenance: From the Estate of John and Elaine Steinbeck
Name 2-27-20 The John Steinbeck Collection
Auctioneer Curated Estates
Type Live Webcast Auction
Date(s) 2/27/2020
February 27th 2020 2pm EST Live Auction will begin
Preview Date/Time Preview days are February 19th, 20th and 26th from 10am to 4pm. Other preview times available by Appointment.
Checkout Date/Time February 28th to March 6th 2020
Location 2 Frassetto Way
Lincoln Park, NJ 07035
Buyer Premium 23% On line, Absentee, Phone
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Curated Estates is proud to present the personal memorabilia of John and Elaine Steinbeck. John Steinbeck is one of America's greatest storytellers. His work has garnered him The Pulitzer Prize, The National Book Award and The Nobel Prize. Elaine Steinbeck was a tour de force in John's life accompanying him around the globe on travels. Elaine was notable in her own right as one of Broadway's first female stage managers. This auction goes through John's life from childhood to eighteen years of John and Elaine's marriage to Elaine's life after John's passing. These important objects and ephemera have been in storage for almost 20 years and are offered to the public for the first time here.
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Curated Estates packs and ships items, please see shipping details for more information. Buyer is responsible for any packing & shipping charges. Small items will be shipped by Fedex, UPS or a comparative service. Curated Estates must be notified in writing if anyone other than winning bidder will be picking up lot. When Picking up, please note the Warehouse location says "All Wrapped Up" with a Green awning. Please make sure to bring ALL necessary packing supplies, paper and boxes to pack your winning items. Please also bring enough manpower to be able to lift and remove your winning items, a loading dock is available. Please call to confirm Pick up hours, as they are subject to change without notice. Typical Pick up hours are Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm. Please complete Our Shipping Request form for a Shipping Quote: https://curatedestates.com/auction-shipping/ All sales are subject to an 6.625% NJ Sales tax, a tax resale certificate MUST be on file with the auction house in order to be tax exempt. Please note: We require items to be picked up or shipped within 3 weeks from auction date. Items not picked up or shipping paid by March 19th 2020 will incur a $10 a day storage fee per lot. Any items not shipped or picked up by March 25th 2020 will become house property or be donated.