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      Sale 2430 | Lot 233
      Price Realized: $9,750With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2430 Lot 233

        SAINT-EXUPÉRY, ANTOINE DE. Le Petit Prince. Illustrated by the author in black and white and color. 4to, original salmon-colored cloth pictorially stamped and lettered in dark red, trace of wear to spine tips and corners; dust jacket, spine panel and fold edges tanned, short closed tears, light dust-soiling, small nicks to spine panel ends, price-clipped; contents clean. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, (1943)

        Estimate $4,500 - 6,000

        signed limited first edition in the original french of The Little Prince. Limited to 260 numbered copies, of which 250 were for sale. This copy number 154, signed by the author on the limitation. In the original dust jacket which is hand-numbered in ink on the spine identically with the book, as called for in the limited issues. Published the same year as the English edition, but in a smaller limitation.

        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $9,750