Nate D. Sanders Auctions Offers 50 First Editions This Week

LOS ANGELES, September 26, 2016—A set of over 50 rarely available first edition books featuring works by Sir Isaac Newton, William Faulkner, John Hancock, J.R.R. Tolkien and James Fenimore Cooper will be auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions on September 29. Interested bidders may participate in the auction online.

The books being auctioned include well-recognized fiction and non-fiction works from the troves of notable collectors. Among the books being auctioned are the following: 

?? Nobel laureate William Faulkner's breakthrough novel The Sound and the Fury includes a first printing color dust jacket with a price of $3.00 on the rear cover. The 1929 first edition copy comes from the collection of noted Faulkner collector Clifton Barrett.

?? British author J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings Trilogy first edition set was printed in 1954 and 1955. Fellowship of the Ring and Return of the King are first printings while Second Towers is a first edition, second printing.

?? The first edition, first printing of 19th Century American novelist James Fenimore Cooper's Last of the Mohicans dates back to 1826. Two volumes are bound into one leather book.

?? A personal edition from Declaration of Independence signer John Hancock’s private library.  The 1747 book is titled Universal History, From the Earliest Account of Time, Vol. VII features John Hancock’s signature on the inside front cover.

?? A rare first edition by British scientist Sir Isaac Newton's The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy is going under the hammer. The 1729 book is considered one of Newton’s most important books.

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