Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Ray Cummings. Pair of McClurg Books. Chicago: 1929-1930. First editions.

    More Information:

    Ray Cummings. The Man Who Mastered Time. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1929. First edition. Octavo. [10], 351, [1] pages. Publisher's full red cloth, front and spine lettered in black, front with blind-ruled border; all edges trimmed; original illustrated jacket. Mild shelf wear to binding; spine ends pushed, cloth worn; small handful of soiling spots to boards. Normal age toning to edges and interior of text block; some light rubbing to edges with small stain at bottom of fore-edge. Occasional soiling and spot-staining scattered throughout, with discoloration from tape at pastedowns. Slight wear and rumpling at edges of jacket; general light toning; rubbing and fairly mild soiling to exposed panels; some soft creases at joints, flap folds and edges. Three fairly small tape and brown paper repairs at verso. About near fine. Currey, p. 128. From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection.

    [Together with:] The Sea Girl. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1930. First edition. Octavo. [8], 302 page. Publisher's full yellow cloth, front and spine stamped in brown; all edges trimmed; original illustrated dust jacket. Minor shelf wear at extremities of binding; spine ends pushed and just about to start fraying; one corner slightly bumped; a bit of soiling and rubbing to boards. Normal age toning to edges and interior of text block; top edge a bit dust-soiled; a bit of scattered dark speckling, most pronounced at fore-edge. Some speckling at page edges throughout. Fairly mild edge wear to jacket, with fraying starting at spine and flap fold ends; moderate amount of rubbing and soiling to exposed panels of jacket; some wear and soft creasing along joints and flap folds. Very good overall. Currey, p. 128. From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection.



    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2019
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 19
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 386

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $19), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 February 20 - 22 Comics Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Working with Barry Sandoval - his communication skills and thoroughness are outstanding.
    Peter K.,
    Aberdeen, SD
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 October 15 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 October 15 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $2,715,823
    September 12, 2019 The Glynn and Suzanne Crain Science Fiction Collection Online Auction
    September 12, 2019 The Glynn and Suzanne Crain Science Fiction Collection Online Auction
    REALIZED $286,746