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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1932.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in the rare dust jacket with a few small chips.
New York: Crown Publishers, 2008.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by tennis great Pete Sampras on the half title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
"Everyone who loves the game should read A Golf Story" (Jack Nicklaus); First Edition of Charles Price's A Golf Story: Bobby Jones, Augusta National, and the Masters Tournament
New York: Atheneum , 1986.
First edition of this golf classic. Quarto, original cloth, illustrated throughout. Small name to the half title page, near fine in a fine dust jacket.
Rutgers: Rutgers University Press, 1963.
First edition of this classic work which details the analysis of money markets and borrowing practices in major economies. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated with charts. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light wear to the extremities.
"It is the primary right of men to die and kill for the land they live in": First Edition Set of Winston Churchills Classic A History of the English-Speaking Peoples; Signed by Him in Volumes Two and Three
London: Cassell and Company, 1956-1958.
First British editions of each of the four volumes of this set of Churchill’s classic history. Octavo, original cloth, 4 volumes. Volumes two and three are signed by Winston Churchill on the title page. Each are near fine in the original dust jackets that show light toning. Housed in a custom slipcase. An exceptional set, rare and desirable signed.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1981.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper to Henry and Nancy Kissinger, “For Nancy & Henry as a guide to those K volumes yet to come! With all good wishes J.K.G. 1981.” Galbraith and Kissinger were close friends, both civil servants and Harvard University professors, who played a vital role in the development of United States foreign policies in the 1960s-70s and beyond. Galbraith, working as United States ambassador to India in the Kennedy administration and Kissinger in the Nixon administration as Secretary of State. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. An outstanding association copy linking these two giants of American history.
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. A unique piece, signed twice by Wright and a well-known protege.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1957.
First edition of the economist’s magnum opus. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in near fine dust jacket with some toning to the spine and a few small closed tears.
“Justice is the first virtue of social institutions, as truth is of systems of thought": First Edition of John Rawls Masterpiece A Theory of Justice
Cambridge, MA: Belnap Press of Harvard University Press, 1971.
First edition of the author’s masterpiece. Octavo, original cloth. Small numbers on the copyright page, near fine in a near fine dust jacket with a few small closed tears. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1952.
First edition of the economist’s first solely authored book. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by Galbraith on the front free endpaper. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Uncommon, especially signed.
"Paradox reconciles all contradictions": First Edition of Patrick Leigh Fermors A Time of Gifts; Signed by Him
London: John Murray, 1977.
First edition of the author’s masterpiece that ranks among the greatest travel books of the twentieth century. Octavo, original blue cloth. Signed by Patrick Leigh Fermor on the title page. Name on the front endpaper, near fine in an excellent near fine dust jacket. An nice example.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998.
First edition. Octavo, original boards. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed by George Bush on the front free endpaper, “To Brad Reitz All the best George Bush 2.9.03 Houston, Texas.”
"Tyranny is like the electric wiring in an old house. A tyrant dies, the new tyrant takes possession, and all he has to do is drop the switch": First Edition of Absolute Friends; Signed by John Le Carre
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2004.
First edition. Octavo. Signed by John Le Carre on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
Rare first American edition, first printing, first state, of one of the masterpieces of American literature Tom Sawyer; Finely Bound
Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1876.
First edition, first printing, first state (with “THE” on half title in 10-point rather than 14-point type), peach endpapers, printed on wove paper, with preliminary matter paginated [I]-XVI and front and rear triple flyleaves of laid paper. BAL 3369. Johnson, 27-30. MacDonnell, 39-40. MacBride, 40. Octavo, bound in full blue morocco, titles to the spine in gilt, gilt tooling to the front and rear panels, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1934.
First edition of the author’s first book. Octavo, original cloth. Fine with a contemporary bookplate to the inner gutter, in the first issue dust jacket with a few small closed tears and general wear. A very nice example.
New York: Harpers and Brothers Publishers, 1937.
First edition of this early work by Frank Lloyd Wright. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a very good dust jacket. Illustrated with both line drawings and photographs, many of Wright’s ideas for his Broadacre City concept of urban planning are explored in this book. Rare in the original dust jacket.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1961.
First British edition of Arnold Palmer’s first book. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by Arnold Palmer on the front free endpaper. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a closed tear to the front panel and light rubbing.
"Shouting the battle cry of freedom": First Edition of James M. McPherson's Battle Cry of Freedom; Signed by Him
New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.
First edition of the author’s Pulitzer Prize-winning work. Octavo, original blue cloth. Signed by James McPherson on the title page. Name on the front free endpaper, fine in a fine dust jacket.
"Hale knew, before he had been in Brighton three hours, that they meant to murder him": First Edition of Graham Greene's Brighton Rock
London: Heinemann, 1938.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. In near fine condition that has a touch of foxing to the interior. An exceptional example of this classic work. Housed in a custom slipcase.
"the best business book I’ve ever read" (Bill Gates); First Edition of John Brooks' Business Adventures
Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales From the Worlds of Wall Street and the Modern American Corporation.
New York: Weybright and Talley, 1969.
First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket with a few closed tears. First editions are uncommon.