Nov 17, 2020 - Sale 2551

Sale 2551 - Lot 215

Price Realized: $ 6,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
LEE, HARPER. To Kill A Mockingbird. 8vo, publisher's light green 1/4 cloth-backed rust paper boards, slight lean; first-state dust jacket priced $3.95 with the Truman Capote blurb printed in green on the front flap, the Jonathan Daniels blurb on the rear flap and the portrait of Harper Lee by Capote on the rear panel, rectangular abrasion on front panel, the outer edges of the front and rear flaps are glued to the front and rear pastedowns along with a supplied brown paper Brodart sleeve underneath, the glued portion on the flaps one-inch wide, the top and the bottom of the jacket has been narrowly trimmed, about 2 to 3 mm (somewhat unevenly on the bottom); some discoloration to rear endpapers, chiefly due to offsetting from brown paper jacket; custom folding box. First edition, with inscribed leaf laid in loose: "Best wishes, Harper Lee." Philadelphia & New York: Lippincott, (1960)