Apr 19, 2007 - Sale 2110

Sale 2110 - Lot 85

Price Realized: $ 2,040
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
MILLER, HENRY. Aller Retour New York. 8vo, original red wrappers lettered in black, small repair to foot of spine; custom gilt-lettered 1/4 morocco clamshell box. Paris: Obelisk Press, (1935)

Additional Details

first edition. number 65 of 100 copies signed by miller. additionally inscribed to huntington cairns. "To Mr. and Mrs. Huntington Cairns / --first day in Paris. Good Luck! Henry Miller 8/36 / 18 Villa Seurat (xiv.)." Cairns had a long career with the U.S. Bureau of Customs as a federal censor of imported books and films, as a lawyer with the Maryland Tax Revision Commission (1938-1941), and as a writer on the arts, law, literature, and philosophy.