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Non-Fiction Top 10
December 2007

#1 $2,600.00 A River Runs Through It signed Maclean & Robert Redford
#2 $2,225.00 Narcotics Anonymous, First Edition, Red Cover
#3 $2,200.00 WILLIAM KLEIN NEW YORK 1ED SEUIL 1956 photobook P 243
#5 $1,655.22 WILLIAM KLEIN photography NEW YORK 1956 dust jacket
#6 tie $1,500.00 Peter Zumthor Works: Buildings and Projects, 1979-1997
#8 tie $1,400.00 Margin of Safety Risk-Averse Value Investing by Klarman
#8 tie $1,400.00 Pair of Airplane Books, Early 1900's, Scarce!!
#10 $1,325.00 Ron Paul: A Foreign Policy of Freedom (2007)


A River Runs Through It
Norman Mclean

Signed by the author, by the illustrator, and by Robert Redford, the limited edition copy was 1 of 70 copies signed by Redford after making the film of the same title. It sold with a single bid to a seller with 0 feedback; over 3 months later, feedback had not been given by either buyer or seller.

It Works
Narcotics Anonymous

A red cover 1st edition was listed by the original buyer who rarely read it. Instead he/she bought a plain copy for regular use. After 16 bids, it sold for $2,225.

New York
William Klein

Described as in "perfect condition," book was listed by a French seller. The dust jacket "is a little rubbed" and the booklet is a copy. It sold as a BIN.

Toreros Jaime Sabartes
Pable Picasso

In yet another BIN purchase, the book with 4 lithographs was listed by a US seller. The same seller listed #6 tie.

New York
William Klein

Listed by an Italian seller, this copy of New York garnered 34 bids.

#6 tie
Peter Zumthor Works
Peter Zumthor

The 1998 title was described as like new though it "has a discreet stamp by a San Francisco architect/designer on inside page." Listed by a US seller with 0 feedback, it sold after 3 bids.

#6 tie
Picasso: Venti Pochoirs Originali
Pable Picasso; text by Franco Russoli

Listed by the US seller of #4, it sold as a best offer.

#8 tie
Margin of Safety
Seth A. Klarman

A BIN purchased this copy, listed by a US seller.

#8 tie
Belmont Park International Aviation Tournament of 1910
The Wright Flyer, Advance Announcement [1911]

Listed without photos, the items sold within 3 minutes as a BIN.

A Foreign Policy of Freedom
Ron Paul

Signed by Glenn Beck, the book sold to raise money for Ron Paul's presidential campaign. It sold after 36 bids.

By the Numbers

19 sellers were from the USA
1 seller was from Italy
18 books were published during or after 1950
2 were published before 1950
8 sold as BIN
2 sold as a Best Offer
1 to 36 was the range of bids
Seller feedback ranged from 0 to 6980.*
9 books were sold by sellers with 100% positive feedback
Feedback ranged from 98.9% to 100% for sellers who had feedback
The oldest book was published in 1841.

*feedback is noted at the time the auction is viewed by BookThink.



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