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Signed Limited Edition of
Thomas Edison’s a Million and One Nights:
A History of the Motion Picture

Edison, Thomas Alva & Terry Ramsaye.

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1927. Signed Limited edition, one of 327 copies. Quarto, original half pigskin over boards, top edge gilt, 2 volumes. Signed by Thomas Edison on the limitation page and additionally signed by Ramsaye. Illustrated with numerous photographic plates. Some staining to lower section of spines, some rubbing and edgewear to boards, a very good set. Copies of the limited edition were also bound in cloth, this is the more uncommon leather bound edition.

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A Testament.

Wright, Frank Lloyd.

New York: Horizon Press, 1957. First edition of the famed architect’s final book. Quarto, original cloth. Inscribed and dated by the author on the title page, “For Berry Frank Lloyd Wright 58.” Additionally initialed by Wright on the bottom right panel of the dust jacket. Also inscribed by Aaron Green on the front free endpaper to the same recipient, “With fond best wishes to Berry Xmas 1957 Aaron Green.” Green was a Wright protege, who worked on forty of Wright’s projects.

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