"That is what learning is. You suddenly understand something you've understood all your life, but in a new way": First Editions of Each Book in the Nobel Prize-Winning Authors Children of Violence Series; Each Signed by Doris Lessing
London: Michael Joseph 1952-1969.
First editions of the author’s Children of Violence Series. Octavo, 5 volumes. Original cloth. Each of the five volumes are signed by Doris Lessing. Near fine in very good to near fine dust jackets.
Price: $2,500.00 Item Number: 796
London: MacGibbon & Kee 1960.
First edition of “one of the most authentic books ever written about the English” (San Francisco Chronicle). Octavo, original black cloth. Signed by Doris Lessing on the title page. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket.
Price: $250.00 Item Number: 2696
London: Michael Joseph 1952.
First edition of the author’s first book in the Children of Violence series. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Doris Lessing on the title page. Name on the front pastedown, near fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with some chips and wear. Jacket design by Peter Rudland.
Price: $350.00 Item Number: 16012
London: Michael Joseph 1984.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Doris Lessing on the title page. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Phil Kay.
Price: $250.00 Item Number: 50071
London: Michael Joseph 1962.
First edition of the Nobel Prize-winning author’s magnum opus. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Doris Lessing on the title page. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some small chips to the extremities. Jacket design by William Belcher.
Price: $3,000.00 Item Number: 110932
"I wish you good fortune": First Edition of Doris Lessing's The Golden Notebook, Warmly signed by Her
New York: Simon & Schuster 1962.
First American edition of the Nobel Prize winning author’s magnum opus. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by the author on the half-title page, “I wish you good fortune- Doris Lessing 17.7.80 24 Gada Garden London.” Also with postcard from the British Museum signed by Lessing on the same date. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear. Jacket design by Janet Halverson.
Price: $1,600.00 Item Number: 114758
"My dear Brother be useful be earnest be fruitful and the blessing of God will rest on you"; Lengthily Inscribed by D.L. Moody
New York: Robert Carter and Brothers 1870.
Rare early edition of this work by Newton. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated. Presentation copy, inscribed by Moody on the front free endpaper, “To John Syme D.L. Moody My dear Brother be useful be earnest be fruitful and the blessing of God will rest on you.” In good condition. Signatures of the legendary evangelist are rare, especially with such a lengthy inscription.
Price: $5,000.00 Item Number: 110127