Feb 20, 2020 - Sale 2530

Sale 2530 - Lot 132

Price Realized: $ 4,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 350 - $ 500
BORGES, JORGE LUIS. Two books, each dated and Signed on the front free endpaper: Herbert Asbury. Gangs of New York * William Boliltho. Murder for Profit. The first, written vertically near left edge. The second, additionally inscribed on the rear free endpaper, in Spanish: "Effect . . . obtained by punctuation. 34 Cf. De Quincey." Each 8vo, publisher's cloth, rear board of first stained, backstrip of each fraying with loss at head; bookseller's label on front pastedown of each, faint foxing and uneven discoloration to preliminaries and subsidiaries including inscribed pages; lacking dust jacket. Later printings. Garden City, (1928; 1926); inscriptions: Np, August 1932; Adrogué, 1935