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Date - 12 March 2019

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Lot: 68

BECKETT, Samuel. Zone. By Guillaume Apollinaire with an English translation by Samuel Beckett. Dolmen Press / Calder & Boyars. No. 32 of 250 copies SIGNED BY SAMUEL BECKETT and specially bound...

Lot: 70

BECKETT, Samuel. The Lost Ones. Translated from the French [Le Depeupleur] by the author. Calder & Boyars 1972, no. 15 of 100 copies signed by Beckett and specially bound in qtr pigskin,...

Hammer Price : €500.00
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Lot: 71

BECKETT, Samuel. Ill Seen Ill Said. Calder 1982, boards, wr.; As The Story was Told. Uncollected and late Prose....

Hammer Price : €80.00
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Lot: 71A

BECKETT, Samuel. Casebound editions: How It Is. Grove 1964. For To End Yet Again, Calder 1976, two copies; Disjecta. Calder 1983; Collected Poems 1930-78. Calder 1984; As The Story was Told.

Hammer Price : €120.00
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Lot: 72

BECKETT, Samuel. Casebound editions: Nos Knife. Collected Shorter Prose 1974-1966. Calder & Boyars 1967. Texts for Nothing. Calder Boyars 1974. All Strange Away. Calder 1979, d.w. faded. Company....

Hammer Price : €140.00
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Lot: 73

BECKETT, Samuel. Zone, by Guillaume Apollinaire, with English translation by Beckett, Dolmen 1972, cloth boards...

Hammer Price : €70.00
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Lot: 74

BECKETT, Samuel. As the Story was Told. Rampant Lions Press 1987, no. 92 of 325 copies, quarto papered boards. Inscribed on t.p. for Eoin [OBrien] / with gratitude & affection / from Sam /...

Hammer Price : €720.00
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Lot: 75

The North, illustrated with three original etchings by Avigdor Arikha. Enitharmon Press, London 1972. Folio-sized, loose sheets in a paper portfolio, the whole contained within...

Hammer Price : €700.00
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Lot: 77

[BECKETT, Samuel]. A collection of about 25 cassette tapes relating to Samuel Beckett and his works, some home-recorded, apparently including performances, discussions etc., from the collection...

Hammer Price : €120.00
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Lot: 78

BECKETT, Samuel. Molloy. Translated from the French by Patrick Bowles in collaboration with the author. Paris, Olympia Press 1955, Collection Merlin, FIRST in English. Clean copy rebound in hf...

Hammer Price : €80.00
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Lot: 79

JOYCE, James. Ulysses. London, Folio Society 2004, with 18 etchings by Mimmo Paladino, no. 1288 of 1760 copies bound in full goatskin with a design by Jeff Clements, t.e.g., to mark the...

Hammer Price : €180.00
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Lot: 80

JOYCE, James. Dubliners. Introduction by Thomas Flanagan, photogravures of Dublin scenes by Robert Ballagh, signed by both at rear. Limited Editions Club, thick quarto, qtr. morocco (spine...

Hammer Price : €420.00
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