First edition of The Road Ahead; Signed by Bill Gates
The Road Ahead.
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.
"The Civil War defined us as what we are and it opened us to being what we became, good and bad things... It was the crossroads of our being, and it was a hell of a crossroads": First Editions of Shelby Footes Classic Civil War Trilogy; Inscribed by Him
The Civil War: A Narrative: Fort Sumter to Perryville; Fredericksburg to Meridian; Red River to Appomattox.
New York: Random House, 1958.
First editions of the author’s authoritative text on The Civil War. Octavo, 3 volumes. Volume three is inscribed by Shelby Foote, both volumes one and two are signed by Foote on the half title page. Each are near fine to fine in near fine dust jackets. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Complete sets of the Civil War signed and inscribed by Foote are scarce.
First Edition of Thirteen Days: A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis; Signed by Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1969.
First edition. Octavo, original blue cloth. Signed by Robert S. MacNamera on the title page, who served in the Kennedy cabinet as Secretary of Defense during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.