Apr 19, 2007 - Sale 2110

Sale 2110 - Lot 84

Price Realized: $ 13,200
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 10,000 - $ 15,000
MILLER, HENRY. Tropic of Cancer * Tropic of Capricorn. Together, 2 First Editions. 8vo, original printed wrappers. Cancer with cover image designed by Maurice Kahane, a little spotting to rear cover, few small clean tears at foot of spine, minor creasing to edges as usual; custom 1/4 black morocco gilt clamshell box. Capricorn with spine professionally glued down; errata slip present; custom 1/4 red morocco gilt clamshell box in same style as Cancer. Paris: Obelisk Press, 1934; 1939 ...

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scarce first editions. Only 1000 copies of each title were printed in Paris to avoid obscenity laws in the United States.