Institutio Ad Doctrinam Christianam Liberaliter Discendam.
Johann Salomo Semler.$475.00
Item Number: 2416
Halae Magdebvrgicae, 1774.
First edition. Octavo, three quarters leather over marbled boards. In good condition. Rare.
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Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Amartya Sen's Copy of On Economic Theory and Capitalism; With his Signature and Inscribed to Him
Oxford: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1955.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Nobel Prize-winning economist 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 black 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.
The Memoirs of Hebert Hoover: Years of Adventure 1874-1920; The Cabinet and the Presidency 1920-1933; The Great Depression 1929-1941: Three Volume Complete Set.
New York: MacMillan, 1951-1952..
First editions of each volume in the Hoover’s memoirs. Octavo, 3 volumes. Each volume is inscribed by Herbert Hoover as follows, “To my good friend Irene Kuhn from Herbert Hoover.” Irene Kuhn was an author, journalist and radio broadcaster. Kuhn was asked to read the news on the air, became the first person, male or female, to be heard by radio in China. Each are near fine in very good to near fine dust jackets. Laid in is a Western Union Telegram regarding the funeral service of President Hoover, from Herbert and Allan Hoover. Includes: Volume One: Years of Adventure 1874-1920; The Cabinet and the Presidency 1920-1933; The Great Depression 1929-1941. An exceptional set, uncommon signed and inscribed and in the first printing.