• First Edition of Garet Garret's A Bubble That Broke the World

    Garrett, Garet.

    A Bubble That Broke the World.

    Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1932.

    First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in the rare dust jacket with a few small chips.

    Price: $450.00

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  • First Edition Of Tennis Great Pete Sampras’ Autobiography; Signed By Him

    Sampras, Pete.

    A Champion’s Mind: Lessons from a Life in Tennis.

    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.

    Price: $150.00

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  • Inscribed by John Kenneth Galbraith to Henry and Nancy Kissinger

    Galbraith, John Kenneth; Henry A. Kissinger.

    A Life In Our Times.

    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.

    Price: $1,500.00

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  • Golf is an awkward set of bodily contortions designed to produce a graceful result": First Edition of A Round Of Golf; Inscribed by Tommy Armour

    Armour, Tommy.

    A Round of Golf with Tommy Armour.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1959.

    First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author, “For Dr. Bob Russo with regards from Tommy Armour P.S. For information turn to page 136”. On page 136 Armour has written, “Dear Bob/ If you would like some tips on x-rays call him/ Tommy Armour.” Usual tanning to the page edges in a near fine jacket with light wear.

    Price: $700.00

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  • First Edition of Frank Lloyd Wright's A Testament; Inscribed Twice by Frank Lloyd Wright

    Wright, Frank Lloyd.

    A Testament.

    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.

    Price: $2,800.00

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  • First Edition of Milton Friedman's masterpiece A Theory of Consumption Function

    Friedman, Milton.

    A Theory of Consumption Function.

    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.

    Price: $2,750.00

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  • “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

    Rawls, John.

    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.

    Price: $5,200.00

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  • First Edition of The Theory of Price Control; Signed by John Kenneth Galbraith

    Galbraith, John Kenneth.

    A Theory of Price Control.

    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.

    Price: $975.00

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  • "Paradox reconciles all contradictions": First Edition of Patrick Leigh Fermor’s A Time of Gifts; Signed by Him

    Fermor, Patrick Leigh.

    A Time of Gifts.

    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.

    Price: $2,800.00

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  • FIRST EDITION OF J.M. KEYNES' A TRACT ON MONETARY REFORM; IN THE RARE ORIGINAL DUST JACKET

    Keynes, John Maynard [J.M.].

    A Tract on Monetary Reform.

    London: MacMillan & Company, 1923.

    First edition. Octavo, original blue cloth. Near fine in the rare dust jacket with a chip to the crown of the spine.

    Price: $1,100.00

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  • First Edition of A World Transformed; Inscribed by President George Bush

    Bush, George H.W. & Scowcroft, Brent.

    A World Transformed.

    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.”

    Price: $450.00

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  • Rare first American edition, first printing, first state, of one of the masterpieces of American literature Tom Sawyer; Finely Bound

    Twain, Mark; Samuel Langhorne Clemens.

    Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

    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.

    Price: $6,200.00

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  • First Edition of John O'Hara's Classic Appointment in Samarra

    O'Hara, John.

    Appointment in Samarra.

    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.

    Price: $5,500.00

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  • First Edition of Arnold Palmer's Golf Book "Hit it Hard!"; Inscribed by Him

    Palmer, Arnold.

    Arnold Palmer’s Golf Book “Hit it Hard!”

    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.

    Price: $500.00

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  • "Shouting the battle cry of freedom": First Edition of James M. McPherson's Battle Cry of Freedom; Signed by Him

    McPherson, James M.

    Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era.

    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.

    Price: $400.00

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  • "And life is no longer good but just what you happen to be holding": First Edition of E.L. Doctorow's Billy Bathgate; Signed by Him

    Doctorow, E.L.

    Billy Bathgate: A Novel.

    New York: Random House, 1989.

    First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by E.L. Doctorow on the title page. Near fine in a fine dust jacket.

    Price: $75.00

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  • "Hale knew, before he had been in Brighton three hours, that they meant to murder him": First Edition of Graham Greene's Brighton Rock

    Greene, Graham.

    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.

    Price: $1,350.00

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  • "the best business book I’ve ever read" (Bill Gates); First Edition of John Brooks' Business Adventures

    Brooks, John.

    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.

    Price: $2,200.00

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  • "This civilization is rapidly passing away, however. Let us rejoice or else lament the fact as much as everyone of us likes; but do not let us shut our eyes to it: Rare First American Edition of Capitalism Socialism and Democracy; Finely Bound

    Schumpeter, Joseph A.

    Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy.

    New York: Harper and Brothers Publishers, 1942.

    First American edition of the economist’s ground-breaking work. Octavo, bound in full black morocco, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt titles to the spine, gilt ruled to the front and rear panel, raised bands. In fine condition.

    Price: $3,000.00

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