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    A Bette Davis Collection of Her Personal Books, 1800s-1900s. Eight total, all having the star's bookplate [a black Scottie dog with text reading "Ex Libris / Bette Davis"], none having dust jackets, including: 1) The Devil and Daniel Webster by Stephen Vincent Benét, 1937; 2) Thomas Wolfe by Herbert J. Muller, 1947; 3) Rubens by Julius S. Held, 1954; 4) Address Unknown by Kressmann Taylor, 1939; 5) Practical Piety by Hannah More, circa 1900; 6) The Letters of the Late William Cowper, Esq. To His Friends by J. Johnson, LL.D., 1827; 7) Anna Karenina Vol. II by Leo Tolstoy, circa 1923; and 8) The Ballad of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde, 1905; included with a signed 'letter of provenance' from Kathryn Sermak, Davis' longtime personal assistant.
    8 1/4" x 5 1/2" and smaller


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    April, 2018
    15th Sunday
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