Previously unknown original carbon typescript of the most important postwar American poem: Allen Ginsberg's "Howl." Almost certainly the only surviving draft version of this iconic poem remaining in private hands, and the only one to ever be separately offered for sale.
First edition in book form of the hard-boiled classic, in which private detective Sam Spade chases a valuable artifact with the femme fatale Brigid O'Shaughnessy, rarely found with the original dust jacket (here professionally restored).
Inscribed first printing of one of the most influential books by a white author addressing racism against African Americans, in the rare first-issue dust jacket, with Lee's portrait by Truman Capote on the rear panel.
First edition of "the earliest known work of African American biography, the first published prose narrative by an African American woman, and the first work to document the life of a freeborn child of color" (Lois Brown).
Terrific association copy of the first edition of Webster's epochal reference book, from the library of G. & C. Merriam Company, which eventually merged and published the first Merriam-Webster dictionary in 1847.