Lot 57: Longstreet, Stephen The Gay Sisters 1st Ed Signed
06 November 2016
Gardena, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Longstreet, Stephen 'The Gay Sisters' Random House, 1942. 1st Edition Signed. Hardback Book w/ red cloth boards and silver lettering. Colored top edge. Signed and inscribed by the author to his brother, George Longstreet, a well-known and respected collector of Honore Daumier prints. Acquired from the estate of George Longstreet, a renown collector of fine original illustrations and prints, and whose collection has appeared in dozens of museums and exhibits over the last four decades. In 1976, Armand Hammer acquired 5000 Daumier objects that George Longstreet began to amass in Paris more than 50 years ago. The Daumier collection is now part of the permanent collection in the Armand Hammer Wing of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. 306 pages. Weight Approx., 1.15lbs. 5.75" x 8.25" x 1.4" thick.