First American Edition "Animal Farm", "Harry Potter ... Sorcerer's Stone", More
|Title and Author/Editor||Animal Farm (George Orwell), The Poetical Works of John Keats (John Keats), Kidnapped (Robert Louis Stevenson), For Whom the Bell Tolls (Ernest Hemingway), The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God (Bernard Shaw), The Eyes of Discovery (John Bakeless), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (J. K. Rowling), Elephants Arrive at Half-Past Five (Ilka Chase)|
|Genre||Allegory, Fable and Satire, Literary and Classic, Fantasy, Children’s, Poetry|
|Illustrator||Louis Rhead (English, 1857 – 1926), Mary GrandPré (American, 1954 – )|
|Binding||Cloth on board, One quarter cloth with paper boards, Leather, Paper over boards|
|Publisher||Arthur A. Levine, Scholastic, Harcourt, Brace & Company, J. B. Lippincott & Co., Dodd, Mead and Company|
|Publication Year||1946, 1954, 1921, 1940, 1933, 1950, 1998, 1963|
|Period||Early to Mid 20th Century, Mid to Late 20th Century|
|Edition Statement||First American Edition|
|Number of Books||9|
|Additional Notes||Lot includes two copies of Animal Farm, one of which is a first American edition. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone is also a first American edition. The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God lacks an edition statement, but is likely a first edition. The Eyes of Discover and Elephants Arrive at Half-Past Five are first editions.|
- conditions vary; loose and cracked hinges; bumped corners; scratches; scuffs; wear; edge wear; bumped corners; slight fading and discoloration; name of a previous owner written on some front pages, or inside front covers.
- measurements reflect Kidnapped.