July 13, 2018 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Edith Wharton Autographed Novel

The Custom Of The Country, New York: Charles Scribner & Sons, 1913, cloth boards with gilt lettering on front board and spine, book plate tipped in reads "The American Library in Paris, Inc. 10, Rue de L'elysee", inscribed in ink "For Reubell, From Edith Wharton, Nov. 1913"

Provenance:Robert Lee Humber; Lucie Bertier Humber, Paris, France/Greenville, North Carolina; by descent in family


foxing, rubbing to boards, bumped corners, back page folded, some separation to front binding at bottom of board with some loss to interior paper covering binding

Estimate: $400 - $800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


Have a Similar Item?

Consign With Us

Brunk Auctions provides condition reports as a courtesy to our clients and assumes no liability for any error or omission. Descriptions are our opinions and should in no way be construed as a guarantee of any kind as to age, condition, materials or any other feature of items being sold. No statement written or oral made by the auctioneer shall be deemed a warranty or assumption of liability by Brunk Auctions or by any seller represented by Brunk Auctions. We are happy to provide additional photographs to aid in your decision. We do not give refunds.