Oct 28, 2021 - Sale 2584

Sale 2584 - Lot 136

Price Realized: $ 10,625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
BORGES, JORGE LUIS. 4 books from his personal library, with his characteristic notations. 8vo, publisher's cloth or wrappers; condition about very good. Comprising: Baroja, Pio. Divagaciones apasionadas. Wrappers. Signed by Borged in full on the half-title. Madrid, Caro Raggio, 1925 * Collins, V.H. More Ghosts and Marvels. Title repaired at gutter with later owner inscription. Inscribed on rear endpaper "Jorge Luis Borges, agosto 1942, Buenos Aires." London, 1934 * Wells, H. G. Meanwhile. Unsigned inscription by Borges on rear endpaper: "[page] 230 - , fancies of Polonius the historian?" Additional inscription by Frances Anne "Fanny" Haslam de Borges on the front flyleaf "F.H. de B. / Buenos Aires 1928." London, 1927 * Roget, Peter Mark. Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases. On tipped-in blank preceding half-title Borges has written "the word neverness [underlined], introduced by John Wilkins - 107 - / everness [underlined]112 -" The number references are found on pp. 32-33. Also on the same page is the signature of Caroline de Haslam de Suárez. London, 1906. Vp, vd