Madam Secretary: A Memoir.
Item Number: 289
New York: Miramax Books, 2003.
First Edition of the first female Secretary of State in United States histoy. Octavo. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed by the author “To Helen- Loved being with you at Wellesley then and now. Best Wishes, Madeleine June 2004”.
Other Books by this Author
"My identity might begin with the fact of my race, but it didn't, couldn't end there. At least that's what I would choose to believe": First Edition of Dreams From My Father; Signed by President Barack Obama
New York: Times Books/ Random House, 1995.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Barack Obama on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
"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.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1981.
Signed limited edition of John Kenneth Galbraith’s memoirs. One of 350 copies signed by Galbraith, this copy is number 94. Octavo, original blue cloth with titles to the spine in gilt, top edge gilt. Both the book and slipcase are in fine condition without wear.
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2003.
First British edition. Octavo, original black boards. Inscribed and dated in the year of publication on the title page, “For poor Bob Forbes with fervent prayers for peace and better health Queen Noor 2003”. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.