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    Sale 2430 | Lot 11
    Price Realized: $2,125With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2430 Lot 11

      BECKETT, SAMUEL. Whoroscope. 8vo, original printed red wrappers, stapled as issued, some very light fading near edges, very small marginal dampstain on front cover, printed portion from original wrap-around band tipped onto front wrapper (as observed by Federman & Fletcher in reference to the Bibliothèque Nationale copy); ex-collection Donald Drapkin with his bookplate; custom 1/4 morocco folding case with onlaid cloth and leather Celtic design. Paris: The Hours Press, 1930

      Estimate $3,000 - 4,000

      first edition of beckett's first book, limited to 300 copies, this the deluxe issue, number 247 of 100 signed by beckett. Beckett's first separately-published work, the recipient of the £10 prize for the best poem on the theme of "Time" in a competition organised by Nancy Cunard's The Hours Press. Federman & Fletcher 5.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $2,125