New York: Parke-Bernet, 1945-6. Three volumes. Large octavo. Printed wrappers. Illustrated. Good to very good. Item #WRCLIT83673
The auction catalogue for one of the most notable American sales of its era, renowned for its American and British literature. The first part (American authors) is priced and annotated throughout by a well-known Mencken punter who was left holding his hat on VENTURES INTO VERSE (he later got a copy elsewhere), and laid in are a number of PB press releases, clippings, secretarial letters from Arthur Swann, etc.