The Library of a Midwestern Collector auction is a selection of vintage and contemporary books offered by Hindman. Works by Charles Darwin, Euclid, Galileo Galilei, James Joyce, Isaac Newton, J. K. Rowling, and Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton are particularly featured. Volumes on science, technology, mathematics, literature, economics, and the social sciences will be available.
Among the sale’s offerings is a first edition copy of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species. This copy of his seminal work on natural selection remains in good condition. Also of note is a signed, first edition copy of Ulysses by James Joyce. One of the first 1,000 copies made, this book was printed on handmade paper. A more contemporary offering included in this auction is an early edition of the first Harry Potter novel, signed by J.K. Rowling less than three months after its publication. The author’s name is cited as “Joanne Rowling” on the copyright page. View any of these lots and register to bid on bidsquare .
# of Lots:87
Price Range:$300 - $250,000
Interesting lots include:
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|NEWTON, Isaac, Sir (1642-1727). Philosophiae naturalis principia mathematica|| Estimate: |
|DARWIN, Charles (1809-1882). On the Origin of Species.|| Estimate: |
|JOYCE, James (1882-1941). Ulysses.|| Estimate: |
|ROWLING, J. K. Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone|| Estimate: |
|THE FEDERALIST PAPERS. HAMILTON, Alexander 1739-1802, James MADISON 1751-1836 and John JAY 1745-1829|| Estimate: |