Hunting In Africa East And West.
Curtis, Charles P., Jr. and Richard C. Curtis.
Item Number: 2061
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1925.
First edition. Octavo, original orange cloth. In very good condition. Former Senator and Boston Brahmin Leverett Saltonstall’s copy with his coat of arms bookplate.
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London: John Churchill and Sam. Manship, 1714.
First edition. Folio, full contemporary brown calf expertly rebacked with raised bands. In very good condition, sympathetically rebacked with general wear, a clean set. Frontispiece of John Locke to volume one.
For Amartiya With the confidence that he will plan the dynamic economy, of a socialist and peaceful India. With best wishes, Arif Cambridge 8 May 1955. In very good condition."
Oxford: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1955.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Amartya Sen’s copy with his name “A.K. Sen Trinity College Cambridge” on the half title page. Inscribed on the front free endpaper to Sen, “For Amartiya With the confidence that he will plan the dynamic economy, of a socialist and peaceful India. With best wishes, Arif Cambridge 8 May 1955.” In very good condition.
"This civilization is rapidly passing away, however. Let us rejoice or else lament the fact as much as everyone of us likes; but do not let us shut our eyes to it: Rare First American Edition of Capitalism Socialism and Democracy; Finely Bound
New York: Harper and Brothers Publishers, 1942.
First American edition of the economist’s ground-breaking work. Octavo, bound in full burgundy morocco, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt titles to the spine, gilt ruled to the front and rear panel, raised bands. In fine condition.
"It is an ideal which I hope to live for and achieve, but if need be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die": First Edition of No Easy Walk To Freedom; Signed and Dated by Nelson Mandela
London: William Heinemann, 1965.
First British edition of Nelson Mandela’s classic account of the struggle against South Africa’s apartheid system. Octavo, original cloth. Signed and dated by Nelson Mandela on the half title page. Very good in a very good dust jacket a few small closed tears. An inscription from South African Journalist Abraham Ngidi is on the front free endpaper. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. An exceptional example, most rare signed.