INSCRIBED BY GRAHAM GREENE TO IAN FLEMING
A Visit To Morin.
Item Number: 2451
London: Heinemann, 1959.
First edition. Octavo, original green cloth. Limited to 250 copies. Inscribed by the author to Ian Fleming and his wife, “For Ian + Anne Fleming with all good wishes for the grim season from Graham Greene Christmas 1960.” Corners lightly bumped, near fine in a very good dust jacket with a stray pen mark to the front panel and some smudges. A magnificent association copy between two of the greatest spy novelists of the twentieth century. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
INSCRIBED BY GRAHAM GREENE TO IAN FLEMING
Other Books by this Author
Garden City: Doubleday Doran, 1935.
First American edition. Octavo, original green cloth. Very good in a very good dust jacket that shows some chipping to the spine ends and corners. Signed by Graham Greene on the title page. An early Greene title, uncommon in the dust jacket and signed.
London: The Bodley Head, 1982.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For Deacon with love from Graham.” Deacon Lindsay was a long-time friend and correspondent of Graham Greene.
"THERE IS A POINT OF NO RETURN, UNREMARKED AT THE TIME, IN MOST LIVES": FIRST EDITION OF THE COMEDIANS; INSCRIBED BY GRAHAM GREENE A FEW MONTHS BEFORE PUBLICATION
London: The Bodley Head, 1966.
First edition. Octavo, original green cloth. Inscribed by the author a few months before publication, “For Ronald Bryton with all good wishes for Christmas 1965 from Graham Greene.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a small closed tear to the foot of the spine.
"WED FORGIVE MOST THINGS IF WE KNEW THE FACTS": FIRST EDITION OF THE HEART OF THE MATTER; INSCRIBED BY GRAHAM GREENE
New York: The Viking Press, 1948.
First American edition of what many consider the author’s masterpiece. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by the author, "For Bob Goldstein from Graham Greene Nothing under $200,000." Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light rubbing. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
"I never knew a man who had better motives for all the trouble he caused": First Edition of The Quiet American; Inscribed by Graham Greene To Close Friend and Fellow Novelist Rex Warner and His Wife
London: Heinemann, 1955.
First edition. Octavo, original blue cloth. Inscribed by the author to novelist Rex Warner and his wife, Barbara Rothschild, “For Rex + Barbara with love, from Graham.” A few small spots to the text block, near fine in a near fine dust jacket with the lightest of shelf wear. Rex Warner was an English novelist, classicist, and translator. Writer and critic V. S. Pritchett described Warner as “the only outstanding novelist of ideas whom the decade of ideas produced.” Greene and Warner, both educated at Oxford traveled in many of the same circles, and Barbara was a close friend of Catherine Walston, with whom Greene was having an affair. Rex and Barbara met at a party hosted by Greene, and Greene and Walston would often spend weekends with the couple at Barbara Rothchild’s home in Tackley, England. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A wonderful association.
"Hale knew, before he had been in Brighton three hours, that they meant to murder him": First Edition of Graham Greene's Brighton Rock
London: Heinemann, 1938.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. In near fine condition that has a touch of foxing to the interior. An exceptional example of this classic work. Housed in a custom slipcase.
"The answer must be, I think, that beauty and grace are performed whether or not we will or sense them. The least we can do is try to be there": First Edition of the The Pilgrim of Tinker Creek; Signed by Annie Dillard
New York: Harper's Magazine Press, 1974.
First edition with all points present of the author’s Pulitzer Prize-winning work. Octavo, original brown cloth with gilt letters to the spine. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket that shows light shelf wear. A very sharp copy.
First Edition of The Authors Classic Work On The 1929 Stock Market Crash Once in Golconda; Inscribed by Him
New York: Harper & Row, 1969.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by John Brooks. Fine in a near fine dust jacket that shows one small closed tear. A very sharp copy, uncommon signed.
New York: Wiley, 2004.
First Illustrated edition. Quarto, original boards. Inscribed by William J. O’Neil, who contributed the foreword to this volume. Lightly bumped, near fine in a near fine dust jacket.
First Edition of The New Economics: Keynes' Influence on Theory and Public Policy; Signed by Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Paul Samuelson
London: Dobson, 1947.
First edition. Octavo, original blue cloth. Very good in a very good dust jacket. Signed by economist Paul Samuelson, who contributed an essay to this volume, entitled “General Theory.” Other contributors include John Maynard Keynes, Wassily Leontief, Lloyd Metzler, Joseph Schumpeter and James Tobin. A very nice volume dedicated to the work and influence of Lord Keynes.