Jun 02, 2022 - Sale 2607

Sale 2607 - Lot 168

Price Realized: $ 344
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 500
Stein, Gertrude (1874-1946)
Geography and Plays.

Boston: The Four Seas Company, [1922].

Octavo, variant of the first edition bound in publisher's blue cloth spine with white paper spine label and gold stars with extending rays on the patterned-paper boards; in chipped blue paper publisher's dust jacket printed in blue.

Together with seven other titles by Stein:

1) How to Write, Paris: Plain Edition, 1931, first edition, octavo, in publisher's half paper binding of gray and blue cloth with paper spine label;

2) The Making of Americans, New York: Harcourt, Brace, & Co., 1934, octavo, first abridged edition, lacking the dust jacket; 3) Four Saints in Three Acts, New York: Random House, 1934, octavo, stated first printing, publisher's cloth, lacking the jacket; 4) Narration, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1935, quarto, first trade edition, no jacket;

5) What are Masterpieces, Los Angeles: the Conference Press, 1940, quarto, first trade edition in the original dust jacket;

6) Ida, New York: Random House, 1941, large octavo, stated first edition, lacking the jacket;

[and] 7) Four in America, New Haven: Yale, 1947, octavo, first edition, in publisher's binding and original dust jacket. (8)