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    Ray Cummings. Brigands of the Moon. Chicago: 1931. First edition.

    More Information: Ray Cummings. Brigands of the Moon. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1931. First edition. Octavo. [8], 386 pages. Publisher's full orange cloth, front and spine lettered in brown; all edges trimmed; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor shelf wear at extremities of binding; spine ends just starting to fray; slight wear along joints; a bit of rubbing to boards, with small abrasion at rear. Normal age toning to edges and interior of text block; fairly mild insect damage to surface of top and bottom edges. Previous owner inscription to front free endpaper. Jacket slightly worn at edges, fraying beginning at spine and flap fold ends; minimal paper loss at flap fold ends; soft crease along spine panel, with further creasing at joints, flap folds, and from bumping to ends; general light rubbing and soiling to exposed panels; small area of surface loss to paper at spine panel. Very good. Currey, p. 128. From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection.

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    August, 2019
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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