The Road Ahead.
First edition of The Road Ahead; Signed by Bill Gates$400.00
Item Number: 5548
New York: The Viking Press, 1995.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Bill Gates on the title page. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket with a single closed tear.
Other Books by this Author
First Edition of Philip Fisher's highly regarded Paths to Wealth through Common Stocks; Inscribed by Him
New York: Harper & Row, 1960.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free end paper, “Thank you for all your help in making this book possible, Mrs Nel Pozo Sincerely Phil Fisher.” The recipient was an assistant to the author who helped Fisher with this book. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Most desirable inscribed example of this investment classic.
"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.
"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.
"Mr. Gorbachev, Tear Down This Wall": First Edition of The Great Communicators Collection of Speeches; Inscribed by Ronald Reagan; Signed by Mikhail Gorbachev and President George H.W. Bush
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1989.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Ronald Reagan to his housekeeper Tanya Bales, “Dear Tanya Best Regards + Thank you. Ronald Reagan.” Additionally signed by President George H.W. Bush, who served as Vice President in the Reagan Administration and Mikhail Gorbachev, former Soviet premier, counterpart to Reagan in the 1980’s and Nobel Peace Prize winner. Also included are photocopies of images of the recipient with Ronald Reagan. An exceptional piece of history