HUGHES (TED) How the Whale Became, first American edition, THE DEDICATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO HIS SON NICHOLAS, 8vo and small 4to (4)
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HUGHES (TED)
How the Whale Became, first American edition, THE DEDICATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO HIS SON NICHOLAS, 8vo and small 4to (4)
Sold for £ 4,000 (US$ 5,109) inc. premium

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The Property of Frieda Hughes
HUGHES (TED)
How the Whale Became, first American edition, THE DEDICATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO HIS SON NICHOLAS, illustrations by Rick Shreiter [Sagar/Tabor A6b], New York, Atheneum, 1964; Meet My Folks, FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR "To Nicky love from Dad" on front free endpaper (slight offsetting of ink onto inside flap) [Sagar/Tabor A4a], Faber, 1964; Crow. From the Life and Songs of the Crow, FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed "For Nick the original of Crow Vs Cronos & Bran, Demon of the British Isles love from Dad, October 1970", with a doodled ink drawing of a crow on the front free endpaper [Sagar/Tabor A24a], Faber, 1970; Collected Animal Poems. Volumes 1-4, in 1 vol., ONE OF 292 UNCORRECTED PROOF COPIES, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR "For Nicholas, Many beasts that escaped the albion, and some that didn't love Daddy", publisher's wrappers [Sagar/Tabor A112a.1], Faber, 1995, the first 3 mentioned in publisher's cloth, dust-jackets, FINE COPIES, 8vo and small 4to (4)
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