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What’s the Value of a James Baldwin Signature, Autograph or Inscription?

We collected a sample of 11 auction results for books containing James Baldwin's signature from 1 different auction houses. The lowest overall price realized in our sample was $120 and the highest overall price realized was $1020. The average price was $344 and the median price was $192. There were 5 auctions (45%) with a price realized below the low estimate, 4 auctions (36%) exceeding the high estimates, and 2 auctions (18%) within the range of the low and high estimates. Auction results are highly dependent upon condition, rarity, edition, provenance, year of publication, publisher, and many other factors. Your book’s value will vary.

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Recent Auction Results:

Auction House Auction Date Author Title City Publisher Description Year Estimate Sale Price Auction Page Other Copies
PBA05/03/2018Baldwin, JamesThe Fire Next TimeNew YorkDial Press...jacket. First Edition. Signed by the author on the half title....1963$200-$300$1020 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA03/23/2017Baldwin, JamesThe Price of the TicketNew YorkSt. Martin's / Marek...copies. First Edition. Signed by Baldwin on a special limitation leaf...1985$200-$300$540 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/26/2017Baldwin, JamesThe Fire Next TimeNew YorkDial Press...jacket. First Edition. Signed by the author on the front flyleaf....1963$200-$300$330 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA07/14/2016Baldwin, JamesThe Fire Next TimeNew YorkDial Press...jacket. First Edition. Signed by the author on the front flyleaf....1963$200-$300$192 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/06/2011Baldwin, JamesThe Price of the TicketNew YorkSt. Martin's / Marek...copies. First Edition. Signed by the author on the special limitation...1985$100-$150$132 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA03/24/2011Baldwin, JamesBlues for Mister CharlieNew YorkDial Press...jacket. First Edition. Signed by the author on the front free...1964$200-$300$192 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA09/27/2007Baldwin, JamesTwo volumes by Baldwin, each signedNew YorkDial Press...First Editions. Each signed "Peace, James Baldwin," the first on the...1964 & 1968$300-$500$540 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA03/15/2007Baldwin, JamesThe Fire Next TimeNew YorkThe Dial Press...jacket. First Edition. Signed by the author on the half-title....1963$200-$300$270 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA03/24/2005Baldwin, JamesGo Tell It On the MountainFranklin Center, PAThe Franklin Library...gilt. Limited Edition. Signed by James Baldwin on front preliminary leaf,...1979$250-$350$156 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA11/18/2004Baldwin, JamesJust Above My HeadNew YorkDial Press...jacket. First Edition. Inscribed and signed by Baldwin on the dedication...1979$400-$600$300 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA06/13/2002Baldwin, JamesGo Tell It On The MountainFranklin Center, PAThe Franklin Library...a.e.g. Limited Edition. Signed by James Baldwin on front prelim. with...1979$200-$300$120 PBA Copies for Sale