Oct 26, 2023 - Sale 2650

Sale 2650 - Lot 149

Price Realized: $ 11,875
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
(CHILDREN'S LITERATURE.) SAINT-EXUPERY, ANTOINE de. The Little Prince. Illustrations by the author. Translated from the French by Katherine Woods. Small 4to, publisher's salmon cloth lettered in burgundy, light to moderate rubbing to spine tips and corners with light exposure/fraying; dust jacket retained in four separated pieces (front and back panels, front and back flaps), spine panel perished, price-clipped, uneven tanning and finger soiling, torn with loss of letters at upper edges; contents clean. Limited first American edition, number 93 of 525 copies, of which this is one of 500 for sale signed by the author. First state dust-jacket with publisher's address listed as "386 Fourth Avenue" on front flap. New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, (1943)